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SOJOURNER, ALBERT LLOYD

SOJOURNER, ALBERT LLOYD (?–?). Albert Lloyd Sojourner was one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists. As such, he and his partner, Pumphrey Burnett, received title to a sitio of land in what is now Matagorda County on July 24, 1824. In the census of the Colorado district in 1825 he was listed as Loid Sojourner, farmer, and in that of 1826 as Alfred Lloyd Sojourner, farmer and stock raiser, a single man aged between twenty-five and forty.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Eugene C. Barker, ed., The Austin Papers (3 vols., Washington: GPO, 1924–28). Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897). Matagorda County Historical Commission, Historic Matagorda County (3 vols., Houston: Armstrong, 1986). Texas General Land Office, First Census of Austin's Colony, 1826 (MS, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin).

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"SOJOURNER, ALBERT LLOYD," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fso02), accessed July 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.