Matagorda County, Texas Brands and
Volume I

1 - 100

General Information

NOTE: Some of the early brands in Volume I had previously been recorded in the Matagorda County deed records. They were transferred to Volume I and the original deed book and page number notation is in the notes column.
 

 


 

#

Name

Mark

Recorded

Notes

0001

Abner Smalley

Crop off and split in each ear Apr 18, 1837 Book A, p 50
0002

Mrs. Sarah Kinsey

Split in the left ear & a half under crop in the right Apr 25, 1837 Book A, p 55
0003

Wallace & Mitchell

  May 1, 1837 Book A, p 86
Brand on right shoulder
0004

Eli Thompson

An under bit in the left ear and a smooth crop-off the right Jun 3, 1837 Book A, p 89
Brand on the right hip
0005

R. H. Wynn

Smooth crop and two slits in the right ear & a smooth crop off the left Jul 22, 1837 Book A, p 166
0006

Thomas & Elijah Decrow

  Aug 5, 1837 Book A, p 187
0007

Howard Decrow

Smooth crop off the right ear and an under bit out of the left Sep 26, 1837 Book B, p 47
Brand on the hip
0008

Eli Thompson

Smooth crop and under bit off each ear   Book B, p 47
0009

Howard &  Fleury

Crop and under bit in right ear and slit in the left ear Jan 12, 1838 Book B, p 196
0010

Ann Louisa Howard

Crop and under cut in left ear, and a slit in the right ear Jan 12, 1838 Book B, p 196
0011

Lawrence H. Kincheloe

Crop off the left ear and an under bit in the right ear Feb 1, 1838 Book B, p 207
0012

George M. Collinsworth [Collingsworth]

Crop off the left ear hole & under bit in the right ear Mar 7, 1838 Book B, p 248
0013

Charles A. Bullard

  Mar 7, 1838 Book B, p 248
0014

Seth Ingram

  May 16, 1838 Book B, p 399
0015

Henry Williams

Swallow fork in each ear and an under bit in the right ear May 31, 1838 Book B, p 440
Brand on the hip
0016

William H. Williams

Swallow fork in each ear and an under bit in the right ear May 31, 1838 Book B, p 440
Brand on the shoulder
0017

Ruth Mackey

Two slits in the right ear a swallow fork & under bit in the left ear Jun 15, 1838 Book C, p 47
0018

George Robinson

Swallow fork in the right ear and an under bit in the left ear Aug 1, 1838 Book C, p 116
0019

Nancy Partin [Partain]

Swallow fork in each ear and an under cut in each ear Oct 1, 1838 Book C, p 179
0020

David T. Bruce

Crop & slit in the right ear & a split in the left ear Nov 2, 1838 Book C, p 226


 

 

#

Name

Mark

Recorded

Notes

0021

Wm. C. McKinstry

  Jan 10, 1839 Book C, p 370
0022

Catharine O. Maynard

  Jan 12, 1839 Book C, p 337
0023

Norman Savage

  Feb 30, 1839 Book C, p 449
0024

Mary Savage

  Feb 30, 1839 Book C, p 449
I hereby certify that I this day relinquish this brand to Manly Sexton, Dec 19, 1872, M. Savage.
0025

Eunice Fream

Swallow fork in right ear Feb 20, 1839 Book C, p 449
0026

Susan H. & Frances A. Elam

Smooth crop in the right ear and two slits in the left ear Apr 5, 1839 Book D, p 69
0027

T. M. Dennis & T. Harvey

Hole in each ear and a split in the right Apr 5, 1839 Book D, p 72
0028

Wm. H. Williams

Crop off the left ear and a slit in the right ear Apr 29, 1839 Book C, p 88
0029

Seth Ingram

  Jun 1, 1839 Book D, p 141
0030

Silas Dinsmore

Very deep smooth off the right ear & sometimes also an under & upper bit in left ear Jun 1, 1839 Book D, p 141
0031

H. N. Gove

  Jul 2, 1839 Book D, p 231
0032

C. H. Vandiveer

Smooth crop in the right ear Jul 2, 1839 Book D, p 231
Brand on the shoulder
0033

Seth Ingram

Upper slope off each ear Sep 9, 1839 Book D, p 260
0034

George Elliott

Smooth crop off the right ear, lance point in the left Sep 9, 1839 Book D, p 260
0035

Francis Waldman

Over bit in each ear Jan 16, 1840 Book E, p 31
0036

William D. Moray

Split in each ear Apr 6, 1840 Book E, p 69
0037

Jacob Smith

  May 30, 1839 [40?] Book E, p 102
0038

Susan H. and Frances A. Elam

  Jun 1, 1840 Mark as formerly recorded in Book D, page 69 of the records of Deeds.
0039

George Hearst

Crop and two splits in the right ear and a crop of the left ear Jun 13, 1840 Book E, p 105
0040

John P. Tilley

  Jun 20,1840 Book E, p 107
Brand on the hip


 


 

#

Name

Mark

Recorded

Notes

0041

Andrew, Sarah, Eliza, Dorendy, Mary and Elizabeth Tilley

  Jun 20, 1840 Book E, p 107
Brand on the shoulder
0042

Eli Thompson

  Jul 14, 1840 Book E, p 118
0043

James F. Martin

Swallow fork in each ear Sep 12, 1840 Book E, p 134
0044

M. H. Lawder

  Dec 18, 1840 Book E, p 171
0045

Abram Sheppard Sr.

Under slope in each ear bringing the ear to a point and the due flap cut-down so as to hang down Mar 24, 1841 Book E, p 209
Mark only
0046

Abram Sheppard, Jun.

Under half crop or square in each ear, and due flap cut up so as to hang off Mar 24, 1841 Book E, p 209
Mark only
0047

John S. Royall

Smooth crop off each ear and an over bit in the left ear Mar 24, 1841 Book E, p 209
0048

William B. Royall

Smooth crop off the right-ear and a hole in the left ear Mar 24, 1841 Book E, p 209
0049

Harriet S. Talbot

Crop and under bit in the right-ear and an upper slope off the left Sep 14, 1841 Book E, p 350
0050

Amelia McKinstrey

Under half of both ears cut-off Feb 14, 1842 Book E, p 424
0051

Manly Sexton

Smooth crop with an over and under bit in the right ear & a swallow fork in the left Jun 3, 1842 Book E, p 489
0052

Catharine O. Maynard

Slit in each ear Jun 8, 1842 Book E, p 489
0053

Josiah Hearst

Crop off each ear and two splits in the right and one in the left Jan 3, 1842
(does say Jan)
Book E, p 489
0054

Isaac Vandorn

Smooth crop off of right ear Jun 3, 1842 Book E, p 489
0055

Fletcher Layton

Smooth crop off the left ear and a half upper crop off the right-ear Oct 11, 1842 Book E, p 529
0056

Sarah Hailey

Crop and under bit in the right ear and a crop & two slits in the left Jan 26, 1843 Cancelled - transferrred to W?. B. Hillard
0057

B. H. Kendrick

Crop off each ear over bit and under bit Jan 26, 1843  
0058

Julia Martin

Swallow fork & under bit in the left ear and a smooth crop off the right ear Feb 1, 1843  
0059

James F. Martin

Swallow in both ears Feb 1, 1843 Brand on the hip
0060

Amicetta Eberly

Swallow fork in the right ear Feb 1, 1843 Brand on the right hip


 


 

#

Name

Mark

Recorded

Notes

0061

John Carter

Crop and slit in each ear Feb 1, 1843  
0062

A. J. Williams

  Feb 1, 1843 A "Fleur de lis"
0063

H. L. Cook

Slit in each ear Feb 1, 1843  
0064

Wm. N. Nye

Crop off the right ear and a slit in the left Feb 3, 1843  
0065

James Cornett

Swallow fork in the right-ear and two under bits in the left Mar 8, 1843  
0066

Anna Tilton

Slit in each ear Apr 21, 1843  
0067

Charles Tilton

Slit in each ear Apr 21, 1843  
0068

Elizabeth Harvey

Under square off each ear and a slit in one ear May 11, 1843  
0069

M. Sexton & M. Savage

Under bit out of each ear May 31, 1843  
0070

C. O. Maynard

Half over crop off each ear May 31, 1843  
0071

George Sargeant

  May 31, 1843  
0072

D. T. Wheeler

Half crop off the upper side of the right ear and a half crop off the under side of the left ear Jun 5, 1843  
0073

William Layton

Crop off the right-ear and a split in the left Aug 24, 1842 Book E, p 520
0074

Galen Hodges

Upper and under square bit off the left ear Jan 16, 1844 Book F, p 176
0075

Samuel B. Brigham

  Jan 16, 1844 Book F, p 167
Relinquished in favor of William B. Wadsworth
0076 Elijah, Thomas E. & Sarah E. Decrow   Jan 31, 1844 Book F, p 179
0077

Macklin S. Stith

Smooth crop off of each ear & two slits in the right Mar 5, 1844 Book F, p 191
0078

Phillip Smith

Smooth crop off the left ear & a top slope & under bit in the right ear Mar 5, 1844 Book F, p 214
0079

Mary C. Marden

Under bit out of each ear Apr 5, 1844 Book F, p 208
0080

D. M. Jones

Smooth crop off the left ear May 15, 1844 Book E, p 221

 

 

#

Name

Mark

Recorded

Notes

0081

Elizabeth Walker

Under half crop off of each and an upper bit out of the left ear May 15, 1844 Book F, p 221
0082

Harriet M. Lee

  Jun 20, 1844 Book F, p 245
0083

Mary E. Williams

  Jun 20, 1844 Book F, p 245
0084

Mary C. Vandorn

Smooth crop off of right ear Apr 18, 1845 Book F, p 340
0085

Moses M. Vandorn

Smooth crop off of right ear Apr 18, 1845 Book F, p 340
0086

Ben. H. Kendrick

Smooth crop & under and over bit out of each ear Apr 18, 1845 Book F, p 340
0087

Julia Martin &
Foster E. Martin

Swallow fork in each ear May 16, 1845 Book F, p 354
0088

Julia Martin, Jr.

Crop off of right ear under bit & swallow fork in the left ear May 16, 1845 Book F, p 354
0089

Emmacetta Eberly

Swallow fork in the right ear. May 16, 1845 Book F, p 354
Brand on right hip
0090

P. W. Herbert

Smooth crop off of each ear and a split in the right ear May 27, 1845 Book F, p 359
0091

George W. Ward

Under slope off of right ear and an over slope off of left ear Jun 7, 1845 Book F, p 363
0092

Ellen Stith

Smooth crop off each ear and two slits in the right Jun 7, 1845 Book F, p 363
0093

Mary Thompson

Swallow fork and under bit in each ear Jul 11, 1845 Book F, p 380
0094

William T. Thompson

Swallow fork and under bit in each ear Jul 11, 1845 Book F, p 380
Brand on the hip
0095

George Thompson

Swallow fork and under bit in each ear Jul 11, 1845 Book F, p 380
Brand on the shoulder
0096

William J. Phillips

Half crop and split in the right ear and under crop off the left ear Aug 18, 1845 Book F, p 398
0097

Stewart & McCamly

Dew flap cut out Aug 20, 1845 Book F, p 398
0098

Sarah Ann Moore

Split in the left ear and under half crop in the right ear Aug 20, 1845 Book F, p 398
0099

John Moore

Smooth crop off of the right ear Aug 20, 1845 Book F, p 398
Transferred to I & B.  K. Moore, Jun 8, 1871
0100

Joseph Kuykendall

Crop off each ear and an under bit in the left ear Aug 20, 1845 Book F, p 398


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