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Patent No. 845, The State of Texas granted to E. M. Brack, assignee of William R. Herron, 200 acres in Robertson’s District, Ellis County, Texas, on Chambers Creek 5 ½ miles southwest of Waxahachie.[491]

8 November 1855, E. M. Brack of Ellis County, Texas, sold to George H. Cunningham of Limestone County, Texas, 100 acres in Ellis County, on Chambers Creek, part of 200 acres patented to Brack as assignee of William R. Herron by patent, 13 March 1855. Witnesses: Benj. F. Hawkins, James Henderson.[492]

18 October 1855, George H. Cunningham of Limestone County, Texas, sold to Ezekiel M. Brack of Ellis County, Texas, tract on Chambers Creek 6 miles southwest of Waxahachie, the tract of 160 acres granted to Cunningham as assignee of J. I. Mays on 9 October 1855 by patent from the State of Texas, No. 308, 3rd Class.[493]

15 December 1855, Ezekiel M. Brack was Chief Justice of Ellis County. Commissioners were: John Westbrook, E. Bryson, B. W. Watson, and John M. Andrews.[494]

Children of Ezekiel Marshall Brack and Lucy P. Sims:

   +123.        i.   Sarah Ann Brack, born 12 August 1840, Lafayette County, Mississippi, died 16 June 1887, buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas.[495] She married 11 October 1854, Ellis County, Texas, to Jefferson Madison Dunaway.[496]

     124.       ii.   Richard F. Brack, born circa 1845, Lafayette County, Mississippi, died while serving in the Confederate Army.

   +125.      iii.   Eliza A. C. Brack, born 12 August 1847, Lafayette County , Mississippi, died 20 November 1932, Waxahachie, buried Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County.[497] She married 13 November 1865, Ellis County, to George W. Whitefield.[498]



[491] Ellis County, Texas, Deed Book B, p. 155.

[492] Ellis County, Texas, Deed Book B, p. 341.

[493] Ellis County, Texas, Deed Book B, p. 343.

[494] Ellis County, Texas, Deed Book B, p. 378.

[495] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. Sarah A. Dunaway, born 12 August 1840, died 16 June 1887.

[496] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book A, p. 74. Jefferson M. Dunaway to Sarah Ann Brack, 11 October 1854. W. P. Beall, J.P.

[497] Tombstone, Bethel Cemetery, Ellis County, Texas. George W. Whitefield, born 3 March 1838, died 13 January 1895. Eliza C., born 12 August 1847, died 20 November 1932.

[498] Ellis County, Texas, Marriage Book A, p. 172. George W. Whitefield to Eliza A. C. Brack, 13 November 1865. C. W. Berry, minister C.P.C. – Cumberland Presbyterian Church

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