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Callihan, Mosis A. (unknown–unknown)

Biography Entry

Mosis A. Callihan (Morris Callahan) was a partner of Allen Vince as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists. The pair received title to a league of land now in Harris County on August 3, 1824. Callihan probably died before September 30, 1825, for about that date Humphrey Jackson wrote Austin that Nicholas Callahan, the brother of Morris Callahan, deceased, was getting a power of attorney from his father to settle the estate.

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).

Time Periods:

  • Mexican Texas


  • Houston
  • Upper Gulf Coast
  • East Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Callihan, Mosis A.,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 24, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 29, 2016

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