WILLIAMS, JOHN R.
WILLIAMS, JOHN R. (?–?). John R. Williams enrolled as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists and received title to a league and a labor of land in Austin's colony on either January or July 29, 1824. In December 1830 the ayuntamiento at San Felipe heard reports from a committee appointed to inquire into titles made to settlers in the first colony; they learned that Williams had located his land on Clear Creek but had not cultivated his league, that he had cultivated his labor and had disposed of it, and that he had left the country in the spring of 1825.
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