[Land Deed from G. E. Bushong et al. to Zeb Jenkins, February 16, 1886]

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Land deed from G. E. Bushong, A. E. Bushong, J. L. Morehead and E. H. Morehead to Zebulon Jenkins and J. E. M. Yates agreeing to sell a tract of land in Grapevine, Texas for $1,000 paid by Jenkins and Yates. The deed gives Jenkins and Yates "one half undivided interest" to the land; the following paragraph describes the perimeters of the land including in the purchase.

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Swayne, John F. February 16, 1886.

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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. Throughout the centuries, the rich history of Grapevine has been preserved through oral histories, now contained in the Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).

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Land deed from G. E. Bushong, A. E. Bushong, J. L. Morehead and E. H. Morehead to Zebulon Jenkins and J. E. M. Yates agreeing to sell a tract of land in Grapevine, Texas for $1,000 paid by Jenkins and Yates. The deed gives Jenkins and Yates "one half undivided interest" to the land; the following paragraph describes the perimeters of the land including in the purchase.

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1 document ; 62 x 20 cm., folded to 20 x 9 cm.

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  • February 16, 1886

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  • February 16, 1880 - February 16, 1886

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Swayne, John F. [Land Deed from G. E. Bushong et al. to Zeb Jenkins, February 16, 1886], legal document, February 16, 1886; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth787809/: accessed February 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting City of Grapevine.