705 East 4th St.

Hallettsville, TX  77964

361-798-3243, ext. 200

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JULY - DECEMBER 1852

Block 11 - 17

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

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

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

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1851 - JUNE 1852

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

1846 - 1850

JANUARY - DECEMBER 1853