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Fernando De Leon
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Birth: 1798
Death: 1853

Eldest son of empresario Martin de Leon. Came with parents from interior of Mexico to Texas, the northermost province, about 1800. Worked with his father in founding De Leon Colony and city of Victoria in 1820s. He was a commissioner of the colony and an Indian fighter. Loyal to cause of Texas freedom from Mexico, he was imprisoned by the Mexicans in Texas War for Independence. A cattleman and horseman, he owned the famous "Escondida" Ranch. 
 
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 Parents:
  Dona Patricia De La Garza De Leon (1775 - 1849)
 
 Siblings:
  Fernando De Leon (1798 - 1853)
  Candelaria De Leon Aldrete (1800 - 1887)*
  Silvestre De Leon (1802 - 1842)*
  Felix De Leon (1806 - 1850)*
  Agapito De Leon (1808 - 1836)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Victoria
Victoria County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Screwtape
Record added: Oct 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16159446
Fernando De Leon
Added by: Donna Goble
 
Fernando De Leon
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 Added: Oct. 18, 2006
 
 
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