Sunday, December 29, 2013

McColl And Haggart Plats

New York, Land Records, 1630-1975, Livingston Deeds  1819-1828:

Livingston Co., New York, Deeds
Recorded: 29 December 1825
Notarized in Ontario Co., New York

The deed attached to the drawing, 4-86, was between David Cathcart, commonly called Lord Alloway, and Masterson Ure, by their attorney, Joseph him from Robert Troup....Duncan McColl of Caledonia of the third part....(Phelp's and Gorham's Purchase) lands conveyed to Angus Haggart

More about David Cathcart (Lord Alloway) from Electric Scotland:

  David Cathcart...was born at Ayr, in January 1764. His father, Elias Cathcart, a respectable merchant, who dealt in French wines, and traded with Virginia, previous to the Revolution in North America, was at one time provost of that town. 

He died at Blairston, 27th April 1829, at the age of sixty-five, and was interred in the ruin of Alloway kirk.

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