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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.

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