Jerry Hall

Humphrey Best’s land grant for 1779 in Ken­tucky

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Why have you picked it?

“The doc­u­ment con­nected Jerry’s 6x great grand­fa­ther Humphrey Best to the Amer­i­can folk hero Daniel Boone! Humphrey was awarded the land grant in 1779 on ac­count of him plant­ing corn in 1775 – the year that Fort Boones­bor­ough was founded by Daniel Boone.”

Where did you find it? Ken­tucky Ar­chives (

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