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Miller, Samuel (unknown–unknown)

Biography Entry

Samuel Miller, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, received title to a sitio of land in what is now Washington County on August 19, 1824. The census of March 1826 listed him as a farmer and stock raiser, aged between twenty-five and forty, whose household included his wife and three sons. He was a militia commander in the colony in June 1826. His name appeared on the tax rolls in Washington County in 1837.

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). Worth Stickley Ray, Austin Colony Pioneers (Austin: Jenkins, 1949; 2d ed., Austin: Pemberton, 1970).

Time Periods:

  • Mexican Texas

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

Anonymous, “Miller, Samuel,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed October 20, 2020, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/miller-samuel.

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