Editor’s note: Because of shifting space requirements, we will be moving Brazos Tales into the Weekend Edition of The Facts. Look for it there starting this weekend.

At the time Martin D. Seay’s father was among the correctional officers and his family lived at the Ramsey Unit of TDC, about half of the 15,000-acre property was in cultivation, while the other half was in pasture and woods.

Marie Beth Jones, a published author and freelance writer based in Angleton, is a member and former chairwoman of the Brazoria County Historical Commission. Contact her at 1mbjones@nwcable.net.

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