705 East 4th St.

Hallettsville, TX  77964

361-798-3243, ext. 200

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

John R. Whited Residence (Block 7 Lot 5 & 7)


On December 27, 1851, Collatinus and Mary Jane Ballard sold Lot 5 & 7 in Block 7 to John R. & Eliza Whited fronting on Main Street.  Each lot is 20 varas across and 40 varas in depth. 

Reference:
*Lavaca County Deed B/58

1846 - 1850

JANUARY-DECEMBER 1853

JULY-DECEMBER 1852

Block 7 is located south of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Third St. on the north, Fourth St. on the south, LaGrange St. on the east and Main St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each lot being 80 varas X 80 varas. 

BLOCK 7

Block 7 is located south of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Third St. on the north, Fourth St. on the south, LaGrange St. on the east and Main St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each lot being 80 varas X 80 varas. 

Block 7 is located south of the Courthouse square and is bordered by Third St. on the north, Fourth St. on the south, LaGrange St. on the east and Main St. on the west.  The block is comprised of eight lots each lot being 80 varas X 80 varas. 

BLOCK 7

Lavaca County to Dowling and Kelly (Block 7 Lot 2 & 4) Dec 1853
John R. Whited/Collatinus Ballard (Block 7 Lot 1 & 3)
John R. Whited/Charles C. Dibrell (Block 7 Lot 5 & 7 & W ½ Lot 6 & 8)


1853 September 20: John K. Whited and wife Eliza sold Lots 1, 3, 5 & 7 and west ½ of Lots 6 & 8 in Block 7 to James A. York and M.B. Bennett. (Deed void if promissory note between Whited and Stephen & Lucinda Best is paid)

Reference:
*Lavaca County Deed B/402


1853 December 1: York & Bennett released all title & interest. (Note paid off; property remained with Whited)

Reference:
*Lavaca County Deed B/402


1853 November 25: Thomas H. Hawks sold to John K. Whited the west ½ of Lots 6 & 8 in Block 7.

Reference:
*Lavaca County Deed B/466


* Note: While the Lavaca County deed B/466 states that Hawks sold the west ½ of Lot 6 & 8 in Block 7, no deed has been located to document how Hawks received the property.


1853 December 14: John K. Whited and Eliza H. Whited sold Lot 5 & 7 in Block 7 to Charles C. Dibrell.  The two lots previously conveyed by Collatinus Ballard   and wife to John K. Whited and wife (B/58).  The deed also included the west ½ of Lots 6 & 8 in Block 7 being the two lots sold by Thomas H. Hawks to Whited.

Reference:

*Lavaca County Deed B/467 

1853 December 19: John K. Whited and wife Eliza sold a house and lots, Lots 1 &  3 in Block 7, to Collatinus Ballard.  Eliza relinquished her right and “dower” to the above.

Reference:

*Lavaca County Deed B/475

BLOCK 7

1851 - JUNE 1852