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