[Land Deed from Mr. and Mrs. Boardman to Five Individuals, February 27, 1879]

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Land deed from E. R. Boardman and his wife to five individuals: Z. T. Wall, George E. Bushong, J. E. M. Yates, Zeb, Jenkins, and J. L. Morehead. The deed gives the men ownership of land "lying in the village of Grapevine County of Tarrant, on the waters of Denton Creek." The rest of the document outlines the perimeters of the land and what it encompasses.

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1 document ; 63 x 20 cm., folded to 20 x 9 cm.

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Woods, J. P. February 27, 1879.

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The oldest settlement in Tarrant County, Grapevine was officially founded in 1844, the last year of the Republic of Texas before it was annexed by the United States of America. Through the years, its rich history has been preserved through oral histories, now contained in the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).

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Land deed from E. R. Boardman and his wife to five individuals: Z. T. Wall, George E. Bushong, J. E. M. Yates, Zeb, Jenkins, and J. L. Morehead. The deed gives the men ownership of land "lying in the village of Grapevine County of Tarrant, on the waters of Denton Creek." The rest of the document outlines the perimeters of the land and what it encompasses.

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1 document ; 63 x 20 cm., folded to 20 x 9 cm.

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  • February 27, 1879

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  • December 30, 1878 - February 27, 1879

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Woods, J. P. [Land Deed from Mr. and Mrs. Boardman to Five Individuals, February 27, 1879], legal document, February 27, 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787745/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting City of Grapevine.