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Joseph W. Headrick Land Grant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0921

This land grant gives Joseph W. Headrick and his heirs a tract of 231 acres in Jefferson County, Tennessee. It includes a handwritten description of the boundaries (surveyed on April 27, 1837) and was witnessed by James K. Polk on November 23, 1839.

Dates

  • 1839 April 15

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for research use. Readers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

2.4 Linear Feet

Abstract

This land grant gives Joseph W. Headrick and his heirs a tract of 231 acres in Jefferson County, Tennessee. It includes a handwritten description of the boundaries (surveyed on April 27, 1837) and was witnessed by James K. Polk on November 23, 1839.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph W. Headrick was born in Tennessee in about 1796. He married Martha Rogers and the couple had at least seven children: Jacob, Gideon, Theodrick, Napoleon, Manerva, Theodore, and Charles H. Joseph Headrick moved to Dallas, Texas before 1870, where he likely died.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480