Rufus Jenison Land Grant
OB 50
1837
1 oversized folder

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Processed by: Jennifer Duplaga, May 2005


Biographical Note:

Rufus Jenison, Jr. was born in New York around 1805.  He was married to Sarah Louisa Hacock in Ripley County, IN on January 29, 1829.  In 1837 he received a land grant, entitling him to 8 acres in Marion County, IN, where he then worked as a farmer.  According to census records, his wife died before 1850 and Jenison moved in with his father and extended family.  There is no record of him in the 1860 census. 

Sources: Ancestry.com.

Scope and Content Note:

This collection contains a land grant for Rufus Jenison, Jr. for land in Warren Township, Marion County, Indiana.  The land encompassed a little over eight acres.  It was signed by the secretary of President Martin Van Buren. 


Item Listing:

20 Mar. 1837

Land Grant


Collection Information:

Size of Collection:

1 oversized folder

Collection Dates:

1837

Provenance:

Doris Anne Sadler, 7 Feb. 2005

Restrictions:

None

Reproduction Rights:

Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library.

Alternate Formats:

None

Related Holdings:

None

Notes:

None

Accession Number:

2005.001


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