Sunday, February 18, 2018

Petition Of Moriarty



How to find the petitions.


Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-2200 [Image 904]




Michael Maurice Moriarty
18 Feb 1819


Saturday, February 17, 2018

Jackson, Michigan, To Homer, Michigan


Scarborough's Official Tour Book, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin Trunk LinesScarborough Motor Guide Company, 1917


Lighthouse Village RV Park, Homer, Michigan

We made this trip several times; our GPS did not give us these precise directions!



Friday, February 16, 2018

Hull's Plan Of Detroit


Source (Fort In Diagram Of General Hull's 1809 Plan Of Detroit)
Cross-posted In Detour Through History blog


Thursday, February 15, 2018

John Cowdall, Grantor In 1644


Massachusetts Land Records, 1620-1986  Suffolk Deeds 1640-1661:

Image 76

8-12-1644
(Liber I, Page 57)

John Cowdell granted unto Edward Ting his dwelling house in Boston formerly Wm Davies the Smith & also halfe an Acre of land lyeinge next unto Georg Grigges lott for & in consideration of fourty pounds, with certaine provisoes therein conteyned &; this was by way of mortgage as appeares by a deed dated the 8. (12_) 1644

Acknowledged before me                        a hand & seale.
Winthropp deputy Governor
the 8th. (12th) 1644