Minutes of the Board of Land Commissioners Liberty Co. – 1838

 

Name of Grantee, Leagues, Labors, Date of Emigration, Remarks
[Chambers Co. was formed from Liberty Co. 1858]

Land terms: Vara 33 1/3 inches; League 4,428.4 acres; Labor 177.1 acres tillable land for one farmer; Sitio one square league for ranching; Hacienda five or more square leagues; Augmentation the amount of land due a settler because of change in his status (example marriage) to be added to his previous allotment.

January 1838

13 Richard Green, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1830, by Benj Green, Admr. Was married by bond, died before 2 March 1836 in Liberty

15 W. R. Griffin, 1/3 League, 1830, by Wm. M. Logan, representative. Died about 1832, no kin in Texas

32 Clayton Harper decd., 1 League, 1 Labor, 1826, William Hardin. Guardian to one minor heir in Texas. Harper died at Liberty

37 Mary Whitlock, 1 Labor, Widow with family

44 Jacob H. Geiger, 1/3 League, 1828, Single

49 Jesse Pruett, 1 League, 1824, by Alexr S. Roberts, Head of family, died 1832, children in Texas

61 Presley Gill, 1 League, 1824,

62 Amy Swail, 1 Labor, 1824, Head of Family

69 E.H.R. Wallis, 1 league, 1 Labor, 1824, came with family

75 Frederic Lewis decd, 1/3 League, died single in the fall of 1835

76 Nathaniel Whitaker, 1/3 League, 1829, Single

77 James T. White, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1828, came with family

80 James T. Dunman, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1828, came single, now heads a family

83 A.B.J. Winfree, 1 League, 1 Labor, came with family

85 Elisha Stephenson, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1829, 21 years of age, Married since 3 March 1836

88 N. D. Labadie, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1830, Head of family 1832

89 James Humphreys, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1827, Head of Family 1832

91 Thomas Devers, 3/4 League, 1825, was in service, married since 3-2-1836

92 Jacob F. Wjnfrje, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1827, came with family

94 Nancy Gowen, 1 League, 1 Labor , By Edwd. T. Branch, Atty., Came with her family, children now in Texas, died 1832

95 Jose Coronado, 1 Labor, came with family

103 Jas Martin, 1 Labor, 1825, By J.C. Martin, Admr., Died 1836, heirs in the county

105 Robert Burrill, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1828, Came with family

108 Jane Taylor, 1 Labor, 1830, Came with family

110 P. P. Dever decd, died 1836, Was married. Children here now

119 Wm. Heron decd, 1/3 League, Single, Died fall of 1835

February 1838

120 Chs. Wilcox, 1/3 League, 1830

124 Hugh Jackson, 1/3 League, 1823, now about 21 years of age

127 Matthew Hubert, 1 Labor, Winter 1828, bought family

134 Wm. Johns, 1 Labor, came with family 1830

135 James Haney, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1826, family here 1829

138 Benjamin Barrow, 1 League, 1 labor, 1827, married 6-4-1835

137 John White, 1/3 League, 1829, Single, over 17 on 3-2-1836

138 Soln. Barrow, 5,32000 sq. varas, came with family in 1824

139 Levi Barrow, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1830, married in 1827

141 Jas Knight, 1 Labor, 1825, married in 1828

142 Reuben Barrow, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1824, married 1-7-1832

143 Thomas Stubblefield, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1830, married since 3-2-1836

145 Vincent Batrow decd, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1820, Benjn. Barrow Adm., came with family, died 1835

148 Amos Green decd, 1 Labor, 1825, Jas. Knight Adm.

152 Wm Duncan heirs, 1 Labor, 1825, came with family, died in 1836

152 M. Duncan, 1 Labor, 1825, married February 1832

152 Polly Tier decd, 1 League, 1 Labor , 1828, E. T. Branch Atty., brought child Mary, here now. Died 1830

155 Jerusha Hardin, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1828, Husband died 1829

156 John Cherry, 1 Labor, 1825, Had a wife and 2 or 3 children in 1825

162 David Choate Sent, 1 Labor, 1825, Came with family

163 Edmund Choate, 1/3 League, 1825, Single, son of David Choate Sr., over 17 on 2 Mar 1836

175 Taylor B. Self, 1/3 League, 1823, Wm M. Logan Admr

175 Taylor R. Self, 1/3 League, 1823, Wm. M. Logan Adm., Died 1837. Over 17 on 2 Mar 1836

176 Jacob F. Self, 1 League, 1822 or ’23, Died 1831, Wm M. Logan Admr. Came with wife and children

181 C. P. Welch, 1 Labor, 1829, married in 1830

187 Felix Newman, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1828, Married fall of 1835

192 Moses H. Carroll decd., 1 Labor, 1828, Mary Carroll Adm., married in 1833, heirs in this country

194 T. J. Williams, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1827, died in Liberty 1831, married in 1828, heirs here now

March 1838

197 Charles Tjlton, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1829, married in 1831

200 Benjn M. Green, 1 Labor, 1827, married in 1832

201 Wm. Everett, 1 Labor, married in 1828, heirs here now

214 James Robinson, 1 labor, 1825, came with family

215 Ansen Taylor, 1 league, 1 labor, 1828, Head of family, died in Liberty in 1831

228 Edward Dorr, 1/3 League, 1825 single

229 Beasley Pruett, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1825, married 7-3-1837, Served in the Army

232 Jas San Germajn, 1/3 League, 1830 Edward T. Branch Adm. Single, heirs in Texas, Died in Liberty 1835

235 Aaron Cherry Sr., 1 Labor, 1825, came with family

236 Wrn Thompson, 1 League, 1 labor 1830, married Jan 1837. Served in the Army

239 Wrn M. Smith, 1 League, 1 labor, 1827, married fall 1835

240 James M. Rankin, 1 Labor, 1827, married some yrs. ago

241 Rozelia Scott, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1830, came with family, By F. W. Johnson Agent

242 Burrell Franks, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1826, came with family

March to November 1838

244 Amos Barber, 1/3 league, 1829, Single, 23 yrs.

245 Benj Barrow Jr., 1/3 League, 1830, over 17

246 Jones Shaw, 1 League, 1 labor, 1829, came with family

250 Elizabeth Whiting, widow of M. B. Munson died 1827

257 Esther Clark, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1829, Clark died 1836, youngest son b. 7-4-1809

260 Rebecca Coleman, 1 League, 1 Labor, 1825, came with family, decd, A. B. Hardin Adm. Died 1836

262 James B. Woods, 1 Labor, 1829, died 1836

267 Jno. Barber, 1/3 league, 1829, single, born 27 July 1818

274 Wm Dobie decd., Sterling N. Dobie Adm., heirs in Texas

275 B. M. Spinks, 1 Labor, 1825, came with family

285 Jos Laurence 1 League, 1 Labor, 1824 married 1830

295 Jno. Saul, 1 Labor, 1825, came with family

296 John Watts, 1 Labor, 1825, married about 1827

300 Robt Wiseman, 1.2 League, 1 Labor, 1827, came with family

301 Theodore Dorsett, 1 Labor, 1825, came with family

207 George Orr, 1 labor, 1824, died 1834 or 35, Green Reason Adm., came with family

313 James Roberts, died in Liberty about 1832, N.D. Labadie Adm., no heirs in Texas

315 Matthew G. White, died in Liberty about 1830 to 32, Lucy and Wm White Adm., came with family

325 Stephen Jones, died in Liberty in 1834, d. Choate Sr. Adm., came with family

335 Edwd Miles, died in Liberty in 1832, Edwd Miles, Adm., came with family, son now living as minor 1832

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