CLAMPITT, EZEKIEL (1805–1837). Ezekiel Clampitt, the oldest son of Nathan and Susanah Clampitt, was born in Wilson County, Tennessee, on June 14, 1805. He moved to Texas from Louisiana with his wife Catherine and son James in December 1825. He signed a petition denouncing the Fredonian Rebellion of 1827 and upholding the Mexican government. In March 1831 he received a Spanish land grant in Stephen F. Austin's second colony for one league near Gay Hill and homesteaded at Hidalgo Bluffs, overlooking the falls of the Brazos River. He farmed there until his death on March 27, 1837.
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