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HAYNES, THOMAS S. (?–?). Thomas S. Haynes, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, on August 16, 1824, received the title to a sitio of land on the Old San Antonio Road near the headwaters of Big Cedar Creek in what is now western Brazos County. The 1826 census classified him as a farmer and stock raiser between the ages of twenty-five and forty and reported that he had a wife and a young son.


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). W. Broadus Smith, Pioneers of Brazos County, Texas, 1800–1850 (Bryan, Texas, 1962). Vertical Files, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.


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

"HAYNES, THOMAS S.," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.