Moses Austin Bryan - Independence, Washington County, Texas
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Directions: Independence Cemetery, from Old Baylor State Park (3 blocks W of FM 50/FM 390 intersection) take CR 60 1.2 mile NW to cemetery, Independence.
Marker #: 5477008313
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Size, type: Grave Marker
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Moses Austin Bryan - Grandson of Moses Austin, whose 1821 contract with Mexico opened Texas to Anglo-Americans. Moses Austin Bryan came to Texas in 1831; worked with his uncle, Stephen F. Austin; fought (1836) in Battle of San Jacinto; served as secretary, Republic of Texas Legation to United States, 1839; joined 1842 Somervell Expedition to resist Mexican aggressions in Texas; rose to major in Confederate army in Civil War, 1861-1865. Bryan was father of 5 children.
Decimal degrees:  N 30.328946   W -96.360388
Degrees, minutes: N 30 19.737   W 096 21.623
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 753785, Northing 3358189
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