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    Jon P. Jezek Collection

    Summary: Jezek donated 47 land grant certificates signed by 10 different Texas governors, dating from 1855 to 1889, mostly land within Tarrant County. Donor's father salvaged the records after the Fort Worth Title Company disposed of them.

    • To Elizabeth McAnear, 320 A., June 4, 1855, signed by Elisha M. Pease
    • To Jesse G. Allen, 640 A., August 25, 1855, signed by Elisha M. Pease
    • To James Howard, 320 A., April 22, 1857, signed by Elisha M. Pease
    • To Allen M. Downen, 320 A., April 6, 1858, signed by Hardin R. Runnels
    • To Thomas T. Bailey, 640 A., December 2, 1858, signed by Hardin R. Runnels
    • To John Collett, 1,789,581 sq. varas, January 1, 1861, signed by Sam Houston
    • To Jonathon Riley, 160 A., November 10, 1863, signed by Pendleton Murrah
    • To Lydia Jane Warwick, 640 A., March 2, 1878, signed by Edward J. Davis
    • To Samuel B. Hopkins, 80 A., December 18, 1872, signed by Edward J. Davis
    • James J. Bonham, 297 A., April 22, 1873, signed by Edward J. Davis
    • To Maria Josefa Arocha, 1,693,500 square varas, May 14, 1875, signed by Richard Coke
    • To Adam Vogt, 174 A., March 1, 1876, signed by Richard Coke
    • To Heirs of Edward Taylor, 58 A., November 23, 1876, signed by Richard Coke
    • To Garcia, Montez and Duran, 343 A., September 24, 1877, signed by Richard B. Hubbard
    • B.B.B. and C. RR, 19 A., April 12, 1879, signed by Oran M. Roberts
    • Joseph Boman, 1,560,003 square varas, September 29, 1880, signed by Oran M. Roberts
    • In Hemphill County: Gunter and Munson, 640 A., January 5, 1882, signed by Oran M. Roberts
    • In Hemphill County: Gunter and Munson, 640 A., January 4, 1882, signed by Oran M. Roberts
    • To Walter Houston, 103 A., July 29, 1889, signed by Lawrence Sullivan Ross
    • To John Flint, 65 A., January 4, 1889, signed by L. S. Ross
    • In Wheeler County: 490 A., granted to D. J. Kerr, assignee of Roberts and Eddleman,  February 8, 1883, signed by John Ireland
    • In Wheeler County: 640 A., in each, granted to D. J. Kerr, Assignee of Roberts and Eddleman, filed for record November 8, 1884. Signed by John Ireland

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