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PETTY, JOHN (?–?). John Petty, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, voted in the alcalde election at San Felipe in December 1823 and apparently served temporarily as alcalde himself in 1824. He received title to a sitio of land now in Fayette County on August 10, 1824. Bracketed with Robert Knolls in the census of 1826, Petty was classified as a farmer and stock raiser aged between forty and fifty.
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).
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