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John Rufus Blocker

John Rufus Blocker

Brother of William Butler Blocker and Abner Pickens Blocker, early Texas cattlemen and ranchers. John born in Edgefield District, SC, 19 Dec 1851; second son of Abner Pickens (Sr.) and Cornelia Randolph (Murphy) Blocker; came to Texas with parents in 1852; settled near Austin; Family had ranches in Blanco, Hayes, and Caldwell Counties of Texas. John died 01 Dec 1921.


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