David  V. Muckleroy Papers, 1840-1871 | East Texas Research Center

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Title: David  V. Muckleroy Papers, 1840-1871Add to your cart.

ID: A/53

Primary Creator: Muckleroy, David (1806-1869)

Other Creators: Muckleroy, Jesse H.

Extent: 0.0

Subjects: Family records, Farms -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County, Genealogy, Land titles -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County, Legislators -- Texas

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains four original land deeds (1849-1851) and copies of two other land documents. There are also several biographical and genealogical materials, including a typescript of an account by Jesse H. Muckleroy (son of David) tracing the family's move from Tennessee to Texas and the establishment of their farm near Nacogdoches.

Collection Historical Note

David Muckleroy was born April 20,1806 in Georgia. He married Sarah Goodwin in Tennessee and moved his family to Texas in 1837. They settled on a farm four miles east of Nacogdoches where they raised corn and cotton. In 1839 Muckleroy served as Captain of a spy company in the Cherokee Indian War. He fought in the Mexican War, served as a member of the Republic of Texas Congress and in the 12th Texas Legislature. He was a signer of the Constitution of 1868. He died on May 20,1869 in Nacogdoches.

Subject/Index Terms

Family records
Farms -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County
Genealogy
Land titles -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County
Legislators -- Texas


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1840, Nov.10--- Survey Notes. [Photocopy from Nac. Co. CH Rec. Box 23 Folder 11.] 1 p.

1849, Sept. 21--- Rusk Co. Sale of land by Muckleroy to James A. S. Parsons. Signed by D. C. Covley, S. P. Hollingsworth, James McWilliams, County Clerk. 3 p

1851, Apr.15 Rusk Co. Sale of land by Muckleroy to Thomas J. Cornelius. Signed by M. H. Wadsworth, James

McWilliams, J. C. Miller. 2 p.

1851, Aug. 5-13---Rusk Co. Sale of land by Muckleroy to Thomas J. Cornelius. Signed by James A. S. Parsons, Wm. P. Cornelius, James McWilliams. 4 p.

1851, Aug. 5-Sept.18 --- Rusk co. Sale of land by Muckleroy to Thomas J. Cornelius. Signed by James A. S. Parsons, Wm. P. Cornelius, James McWilliams, J. C. Miller. 3 p.

1871, Nov.12-Dec. 19--- Nacogdoches Co. Transfer of land by Payton F. Edwards, Executor of David Muckleroy Estate, to Alex J. Muckleroy and Bennett Blake. Signed by L. S. Taylor, Amory R. Starr, DeWitt C. Bennett. Includes map of property. [Photocopy from Bennett Blake Folder 3E.] 4 p.

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Pedigree Chart.

Texas Veterans In the Mexican War: Muster Rolls of Texas Military Units compiled by Charles D. Spurlin (photocopy of two pages).

Descendant chart.


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