BLOCK 4, 1846 - 1850

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Block 4 is located southwest of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Fourth St. on the north, Fifth St. on the south, Main St. on the east and Front St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each 80 varas X 80 varas. (What is a Vara? Click here to find out.)

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No documented building and/or businesses on this block during this time period.

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BLOCK 4, 1851 - JUNE 1852

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Block 4 is located southwest of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Fourth St. on the north, Fifth St. on the south, Main St. on the east and Front St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each 80 varas X 80 varas. (What is a Vara? Click here to find out.)

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No documented building and/or businesses on this block during this time period.

BLOCK 4, JUNE 21, 1852 - DECEMBER 1852

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Block 4 is located southwest of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Fourth St. on the north, Fifth St. on the south, Main St. on the east and Front St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each 80 varas X 80 varas. (What is a Vara? Click here to find out.)

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Hallett & Ballard to Lavaca County (Block 4 Lot 1 – 8) 

Reference: 

*Lavaca County Deed B/207

BLOCK 4, 1853

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Block 4 is located southwest of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Fourth St. on the north, Fifth St. on the south, Main St. on the east and Front St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each 80 varas X 80 varas. (What is a Vara? Click here to find out.)

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Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 4 Lot 1 – 8) Dec 1853

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BLOCK 4, 1854

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Block 4 is located southwest of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Fourth St. on the north, Fifth St. on the south, Main St. on the east and Front St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each 80 varas X 80 varas. (What is a Vara? Click here to find out.)

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Josiah Dowling and John W. Kelly (Block 4 Lot 1, 3, 4, 5, & 6) Josiah Dowling (Block 4 Lot 2) 

1854 January 1: J.W. Kelly to Josiah Dowling Lots 1 & 2 in Block 11, Lots 6 & 8 in Block 10, Lots 3, 5, 7 & 8 in Block 8, Lot 2 in Block 4 also all my title to the lower half of the town tract that lies east of Mitchell Branch.  

Reference: 

Lavaca County Deed C/22

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Wilhelm H. Hoffmann (Block 4 Lot 7 & 8)1854 April 7: J. W. Kelly to Josiah Dowling Lots 7 & 8 in Block 4; Lot 7 in Block 12.  

Reference: Lavaca County Deed C/82 


1854 November 24: Josiah Dowling to Wilhelm H. Hoffmann Lots 7 & 8 in Block 4 

Reference: 

Lavaca County Deed C/401 


In April of 1854, Robert Sanford sold his property in Block 10 to C. Hoffmann, who had established his residence on the SW corner of Block 4 (Lot 7) fronting to Fifth St.  

Reference: 

Free State of Lavaca p. 163-4