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Victoria in Victoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Doņa Patricia de la Garza de Leon

(1775-1849)

 

—Pioneer Colony Co-Founder and Texas Patriot —

 
Doņa Patricia de la Garza de Leon Texas Historical Marker image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 27, 2016
1. Doņa Patricia de la Garza de Leon Texas Historical Marker
Inscription. Came from Tamaulipas to Texas (then northernmost province of Mexico) about 1800, to be at the side of her husband, Don Martin de Leon, as he sought to obtain a Spanish grant to establish a civilized colony here. With her family of ten children, she was a patriot, loyal to the cause of Texas. Her home was a center of pioneer culture. Homesite was later given to St. Mary's Church.
Recorded-1972

 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6539.)
 
Location. 28° 48.658′ N, 97° 0.535′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Smith Street and West Brazos Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is in the De Leon Family Plot in Evergreen Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria TX 77901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fernando de Leon (here, next to this marker); Don Martin de León (here, next to this marker); Silvestre de Leon (here, next to this marker); Felix de Leon (here, next to this marker); Agapito De Leon
Doņa Patricia de la Garza de Leon Marker in the De Leon Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 27, 2016
2. Doņa Patricia de la Garza de Leon Marker in the De Leon Family Plot
Doņa Patricia's marker is to the right of Don Martin de Leon's grey granite marker. She was his wife.
(here, next to this marker); John J. Linn (within shouting distance of this marker); 1892 Victoria County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); De Leon Plaza (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2016, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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