Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Camerons In Land Book D

Cameron, Alexander
Land Book D
Microfilm C-101 [Image 582]

Mary Cameron, Alex Cameron, Margaret Cameron (Donald Cameron's wife), Mary Cameron (Allan Cameron's wife)

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Ash's Settlement 1780

Pioneer Stations Of Nelson County
Extracted From 1943 Thesis Paper
Wenonah Maraman

Ash references in the paper:

"Among them was Mrs. Davis, whose husband was killed and another woman, who fled to the woods. There they were joined by a boy of twelve whose name was Ash. He was able to conduct them to Cox's Station."

Ash's Station...found on Filson's map.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Daughter Of Weston Allen, U.E.L.

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-1609
"A," Bundle 4
Petition #6
21 October 1798

Petition of Ann Allen, daughter of Weston Allen, a U. E. Loyalist....

Thursday, October 20, 2016

John Backus's Dutchess County Deed

New York, Land Records, Dutchess Grantee index 1718-1950 B, copy:

John Backus in the Index [Image 10]

1-332 [Yr 1740]  [Image 175]

"This Indenture made the Twentyth day of October in the fifth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King Defender of the Faith...[1718]...Between Henry Beekman of Kingston...and John Backus of Rinebeek in the County of Dutchess Yeoman on the other part...".