BLOCKS 11 - 17

1846 - 1850

TO 1846 - 1850 MAP

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

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1851 - JUNE 1852

TO 1851 - JUNE 1852 MAP

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

1853

TO 1853 MAP


BLOCK 11
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 11 Lot 1, 2, 5 - 8) Dec 1853
Thomas H. Hawks to William Tate (Block 11 Lot 3 & 4) September 21, 1853


Reference:
*Lavaca County Deed B/400

* Note: While the Lavaca County deed B/400 states that Hawks sold Block 11 Lot 3 & 4, no deed has been located to document how Hawks received the property.

BLOCK 12
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 12 Lot 1 – 8) Dec 1853

BLOCK 13
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 13 Lot 1 – 8) Dec 1853

BLOCK 14
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 14 Lot 2 – 8) Dec 1853
Lavaca County Jail (Block 14 Lot 1)


In December 1852, bids were advertised for construction of the jail, a two stories, board laminated building, with an outside stairway 16 X 18 feet.  L.W. Layton’s bid for the building was accepted, and the building was completed in October 1853.


Reference :

*Free State of Lavaca p. 159-160

IN THE NEWS

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The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA

Wednesday, November 24, 1852

1853 Continued

BLOCK 15
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 15 Lot 1 – 8) Dec 1853

BLOCK 16
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 16 Lot 1 – 8) Dec 1853

BLOCK 17
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 17 Lot 1 – 8) Dec 1853

STARTING IN 1854 BLOCKS 11 - 17 EACH HAVE THEIR OWN PAGE

USE THE FOLLOWING LINKS

BLOCK 11

BLOCK 12

BLOCK 13

BLOCK 14

BLOCK 15

BLOCK 16

BLOCK 17