Saturday, August 19, 2017

An Early Tennessee Survey

Map From: Samuel Lewis Atlas, 1817. [Held At LOC available online]

Land located in Sumner County...

Territory of the U. States So. River Ohio
Sumner County
Drake's Lick mentioned [Drake creek above Hendersonville on map]

Friday, August 18, 2017

Simeon Richmond, Executor, In Deed Z-316

New York Land Records...Columbia Deeds 1837-1838 (Z-316 [Image 188]):

Richard Steves and Simeon Richmond, executors of the Last Will and Testament of Richard Steves, late of the Town of Chatham, Columbia County, New York, deceased, parties of the first part...
Peter J. Bockus, of Schodack, Rensselaer County

...half of an undivided lot of land in Chatham...

Also mentioned: William Harder; witness James McCareshoe?, Commissioner of Deeds
Recorded: 18 August 1837

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Rebecca LaRue Powers

Upper Canada Land Books : C-102 [Image 871]:

16 August 1810
Rebecca Powers of Younge Spinster Daughter of Henry La Rue of Younge married to Nathaniel Powers...

Note: Not related to our Powers family

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Saline County Deed Q-545

Extracted on site in Harrisburg, Illinois:

Saline County, Illinois, Deeds
15 August 1870
Benjamin H. and Mary J. Rice
G. W. Forgy