1853

MAP 1853

Lots colored RED indicate lots given to Josiah Dowling and John W. Kelly by Lavaca County   C/30- please see file, below.

Lots colored Red Striped reserved from Deed to other individuals

Lots colored Red Striped with another color are contested lots

Lots colored PURPLE are unknown owner at this time

Lots colored ORANGE remained property of Lavaca County

Lots colored YELLOW indicate ownership Jan - Dec 1853

Lots Colored GREEN - 1846-1850

Lots Colored BLUE - 1851-June 1852


Please see KEY below Map for information on each lot.

Downloads

C/30, Courthouse & a Jail (pdf)

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Each Block Number links to the Descriptor Page for that Block

BLOCK 1

  • Lot 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5-Albert G. Foster 
  • Lot 6-Williams Smothers
  • Lot 7- Thomas Simons & Son
  • Lot 8-Murchison Lodge/Peter McDermott

BLOCK 2

  • Lot 1-Dr. M.B. Bennett
  • Lot 2- A. W. Hicks
  • Lot 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8-A.W. Hicks 

BLOCK 3

  • Lot 1 – 8-A.W. Hicks Hotel & Tavern
  • Lot 1 & 3-William Smothers
  • *While the B/207 deed states that the entire eight lots in Block 3 were reserved for Hicks, William Smothers had previously purchased Lot 1 & 3 in Block 3 via deed B/44.

BLOCK 4

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly,  Dec 1853

BLOCK 5

  • Lot 1, 2, 4, & 7-Albert G. Foster
  • *Note: While the B/207 deed states that Lot 7 in Block 5 was reserved for A.G. Foster, Lot 7 was the location of the Collatinus Ballard store.
  • Lot 3-Dorothy McDonald
  • Lot 5-Collatinus Ballard
  • Lot 6 & 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853
  • Lot 7-Collatinus Ballard

BLOCK 6

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County, Lavaca County Courthouse

BLOCK 7

  • ​Lot 2 & 4- Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853
  • Lot 1 & 3-John R. Whited/Collatinus Ballard
  • Lot 5 & 7 & W ½ Lot 6 & 8-John R. Whited/Charles C. Dibrell
  • E ½ Lot 6 & 8-Unknown Owner

BLOCK 8

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 9

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 10​

  • Lot 1 – 6 & 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853
  • Lot 7-Josiah Dowling 

BLOCK 11

  • Lot 1, 2, 5 - 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853
  • Lot 3 & 4- Thomas H. Hawks/William Tate

* 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

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 13

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 14

  • Lot 2 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853
  • Lot 1-Lavaca County Jail

BLOCK 15

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853


BLOCK 16

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 17

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 18

  • Lot 2, 4, 6 & 8 &Block 22Lot 1, 3, 5 & 7- Alma Male & Female Institute

BLOCK 19

  • Lot 1 – 8- Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

BLOCK 20

  • Lot 1 – 8-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853/Masonic College

FRACTIONAL BLOCK 1
Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

FRACTIONAL BLOCK 2 

  • Lot 2 & 3-A.G. Foster/L.T. Harris/Collatinus Ballard

FRACTIONAL BLOCK 3

  • Lot 4 & 5- Peter McDermott/Dr. Nathaniel Chambliss

FRACTIONAL BLOCK 4 

  • Lot 6 & 7-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853

FRACTIONAL BLOCK 5 

  • Lot 8 & 9-Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly, Dec 1853/Wilson Brooks