* Massanet was a Catholic church official on the expedition with de Leon's troops. * He and 3 other friars got permission to found a mission among the Tejas. Permission was granted in the Spring of 1690.
Jesus de Margil
* He was a missionary at San Juan Bautista, founded Jan 1, 1700. * Hidalgo was a friar. * He wrote a letter to the French Governor of Louisiana asking for assistance to build more missions in East Texas.
* His name is Jose de Escandon. * Over time he founded 20 settlements, including Laredo. * He was a military commander. * He was given territory from Northern Mexico to the San Antonio river.
* He was a Franciscan missionary. * He was a missionary in Yucatan, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. * He was given orders to set up Franciscan missions in East Texas. * He was arguably the most famous missionary to serve in Texas.