Antonio de Olivares

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birth name
Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares (spanish)
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Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares
date of birth
1630
place of birth
Moguer
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date of death
1722
place of death
Querétaro
located in the administrative territorial entity
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Antonio de San Buenaventura y Olivares or simply Fray Antonio de Olivares (1630 - 1722) was a Spanish Franciscan who officiated at the first Catholic Mass celebrated in Texas, and he was known for contributing to the founding of San Antonio and to the prior exploration of the area. He founded, among other missions, the famous Alamo Mission in San Antonio, the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar, and the Acequia Madre de Valero.
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