- Annual Meeting
- Get Involved
WILLIAMS, SOLOMON (?–1838). Solomon Williams, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, received title to a sitio and a labor of land in the area of present Matagorda and Waller counties on August 7, 1824. He voted in the alcalde election at San Felipe in December 1824 and in January 1827 signed a statement declaring loyalty to the Mexican government and protesting the Fredonian Rebellion. Williams had at least one child, Susan, who married Charles DeMoss's son William DeMoss, and then, later, E. M. Thomas, of Brazoria. Williams died by May 3, 1838, and Thomas was named to be his estate's administrator.
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). Matagorda County Historical Commission, Historic Matagorda County (3 vols., 1986–88).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "WILLIAMS, SOLOMON," accessed January 22, 2019, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fwi36.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.