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 Mary “Maria” <I>Brown</I> Austin

Mary “Maria” Brown Austin

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 8 Jan 1824 (aged 56)
Hazel Run, St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
Burial Potosi, Washington County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 5267452 · View Source
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W/O MOSES AUSTIN IN 1787.
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Mary Austin had an important influence on Texas history.
Her contribution was in the letter written to son, Stephen, two days before the death of her husband begging Stephen to carry out the dying wish of his father.
Stephen was asked to follow through with the empresario grants for land settlement in Texas.
This lead to the founding, recognizing and colonizing of Texas.


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  • Created by: Larry G. Flesher
  • Added: 12 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5267452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary “Maria” Brown Austin (1 Jan 1768–8 Jan 1824), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5267452, citing Potosi Presbyterian Cemetery, Potosi, Washington County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Larry G. Flesher (contributor 43207742) .