(1795 - 1858)Born the son of a ship captain in Rhode Island, Samuel Williams was apprenticed to his uncle in Baltimore after 1810 to learn business skills. After 1816 he lived in Buenos Aires, where he learned Spanish and its related culture. By 1819 he was working in New Orleans, where he might have met empresario Stephen F. Austin.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:46am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 324725 N 3241253|
|Decimal Degrees||29.28808333, -94.80440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 17.285', W 94° 48.264'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 17' 17.10" N, 94° 48' 15.84" W|
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|Area Code(s)||409, 281|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3529 Bernardo De Galvez Ave, Galveston TX 77550, US|
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