Marjil de Jesús, Antonio, 1657-1726

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Franciscan friar. Born 1657 in Valencia, Spain; died 1726 in the convent of San Francisco de México. Entered the Franciscan order in 1673; ordained to the priesthood in 1682; sent to the missions of the Sierra Gorda, Querétaro, in 1683. Instrumental in the founding of Spanish missions in Texas.

From the guide to the Antonio Margil de Jesús Collection 29760675., 1698-1911, (Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin)

Franciscan friar. Born 1657 in Valencia, Spain; died 1726 in the convent of San Francisco de México. Entered the Franciscan order in 1673; ordained to the priesthood in 1682; sent to the missions of the Sierra Gorda, Querétaro, in 1683. Instrumental in the founding of Spanish missions in Texas.

From the description of Antonio Margil de Jesús Collection, 1698-1911. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 29760675

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Silva, Manuel de. Testimonies, 1779-1780. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Eberstadt Collection AR 76-62., 1699-1959 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
creatorOf Antonio Margil de Jesús Collection 29760675., 1698-1911 Benson Latin American Collection, General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin
creatorOf Margil de Jesús, Antonio, 1657-1726. Antonio Margil de Jesús Collection, 1698-1911. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Biography -- Margil de Jesús, Antonio, Venerable. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Eberstadt, Edward, 1883-1958. Eberstadt collection, 1699-1959. University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Testimonies for the canonization of Antonio Marjil de Jesús, 1778. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn García, Genaro, 1867-1920,. Genaro García Photograph Collection, [18--]-[1920]. University of Texas Libraries
creatorOf Larrañaga, Bruno Francisco. Poems and drawings, ca. 1775. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Documents related to beatification and canonization of Antonio Margil, Mexico, 1778. Southern Methodist University, DeGolyer Library
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Texas
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Missions--History--Sources
Franciscans--Missions--History--Sources
Missions--Texas--History--Sources
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Birth 1657-08-18

Death 1726-08-06

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