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NJA Vol.21 - LIBER C -- GLOUCESTER DEEDS, No. 3

 


LIBER C -- GLOUCESTER DEEDS, No. 3.

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1693-4 March 25. Deed. Mordecai HOWELL, yeoman, to Aaron BEZWICK,
planter, both of Livewell, Gloucester Co., for 300 acres, called
Christianity, near the head of the South branch of Cooper's Creek in said Co. 1

1693-4 Nov. 5. Do. Same to John WRIGHT of Gloucester Co., yeo-
man, for 23 acres near grantee's dwellinghouse, on Cooper's Cr., between
grantor and grantee. 5

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1691 May 20. Bond. Thomas SMITH of Woodbridge, Middlesex Co.,
East Jersey, to Mordecai HOWELL of Cooper's Cr., Gloucester Co., W. J.,
for the payment of 15 current silver money. 7

1693 Nov. 5. Assignment of the preceding bond by Mordecai HOWELL
to John WRIGHT. 7

1692-3 March 24. Deed. Mordecay HOWELL, yeoman, to John SHIVERS,
butcher, both of Livewell, Gloucester Co., for 100 acres in said Co.,
on the Millbranch, adjoining John WRIGHT; also a piece of meadow, 4 a.,
called the Horseshoe, adjoining grantor on Cooper's Cr. 8

1690 2d d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Thomas SHERMAN of near Glouces-
ter, carpenter, to Thomas THACKERA of Newton, Gloucester Co., yeoman,
for all the land belonging to 1-25 of a share, i. e. 1 3-5 acres in Glouces-
ter, bought of Wm. CHESTER February 12, 1689-90. 11

1693 Nov. 5. Do. John WRIGHT to Mordecai HOWELL, both of Coop-
er's Cr., Gloucester Co., yeomen, for the waterrights for a cornmill on a
branch of Cooper's Cr., running through grantor's land. 13

1691 June 2. Do. Mordecai HOWELL of Cooper's Creek, Gloucester
Co., yeoman, to John DRIVER of Red Bank, same Co., yeoman, for 100
acres, to be surveyed in W. J., as part of 1/8 of a share bought of Henry
BEAL April 4, 1689. 15

1693 July 29. Do. Kathrine HOWELL of Philadelphia, widow of
Thomas HOWELL, to Henry JOHNSON, late of Cape May, now of Philadel-
phia, mariner, for a house and lot of 88 acres on Cooper's Creek, Glou-
cester Co., adjoining Moses LAKIN. 17

1690 Sept. 29. Do. Daniel HOWELL of near Philadelphia, son and
heir of Thomas HOWELL of Cooper's Creek, Gloucester Co., dec'd, to
Katharine, widow of said Thomas HOWELL, for the preceding 88 acres. 20

1694 Aug. 29. Do. Robert TURNER, merchant, and John LINCK, ship
carpenter, to John COLLEY, hatmaker, and wife Susannah, all of Philadel-
phia, for 100 acres in Gloucester Co., W. J., on Cooper's Creek, W. Rob-
ert TURNER, E. Joshua and Abraham CARPENTER, formerly in the possession
of Tunis FINCH. 22

1693 Oct. 7. Do. Andrew ROBESON of Philadelphia, Esqre, to An-
drew ROBESON Junior of Gloucester Co., W. J., Esqre, for Raccoon Island,
at the mouth of Raccoon Creek, 65 acres. 25

1694 1st d. 8th m. (Oct.). Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington,
distiller, to Thomas NIXSON of Gloucester Co., yeoman, for 50 acres, for-
merly sold by grantor to John Bethell October 6, 1692, and reconveyed to
him by said BETHELL July 11, 1694. 26

1687 1st d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. John READING, yeoman, to Matthew
MEDCALF, blacksmith, both of Gloucester, for 250 acres in W. J. 27


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1689 June 10. Do. Robert ZANE of Newton, Gloucester Co., yeoman,
to Matthew MEDCALFE (as above), for 6 acres in the Town of Gloucester
and 30 a. in town bounds, all the land belonging to 3-20 of a share. 29

1690-1 March 3. Do. Andrew ROBESON of Clommell, W. J., Esqre,
to Matthew MEDCALF of Gloucester, for 40 acres or all the land belonging
to one full share in the Township of Gloucester, excepting the two middle-
most divisions, on High St. 31

1693 April 3. Do. John READING of Gloucester, yeoman, to George
GOLDSMITH of Newton Creek, Gloucester Co., yeoman, for 10 acres within
the bounds of the Town of Gloucester, belonging to 1-20 of a share,
bought of Thomas THACKERA May 20, 1691. 33

1693-4 March 1. Do. James WHITEALL of Vpton on Gloucester River,
yeoman, to Israel WARD, late of Long Island, husbandman, for 100 acres
in W. J., bought of Henry JOHNSON and wife Miriam Aug. 12, 1693. 34

1681 Nov. 30. Do. Anthony SHARP, merchant, to Thomas SHARP,
woolstead comber, both of Dublin, Ireland, for 1-30 of a share of W. J.,
being 1/3 of 1-10 of 1-90. 36

1694-5 Jan. 10. Do. Isaac WOOD of Woodbury Creek, Gloucester
Co., yeoman, to James WHITEALL of Vpton on Gloucester River, said Co.,
yeoman, for "one two" parts of 1/8 of a share bought by Joseph Wood of
Robert EWER August 30, 1690, bequeathed to his brother Jonathan, from
whom it descended to the next brother, the present grantor. 39

1694-5 March 12. Do. George GOLDSMITH of near Newton, Glouces-
ter Co., yeoman, to Nicholas SMITH of the same place, tailor, for 24 acres
in said Co., on the North branch of Newton Creek, between John WILLIAM
and Richard MATTHEWS. 41

1695 May 1. Do. William CHESTER of Woodbury Creek, Gloucester
Co., husbandman, to John IRESON and Thomas GIBSON, both of said Co.,
husbandmen, for 166 acres in said Co., on the North branch of Gloucester
River, E. John HUGG, W. Samuel TAYLOR. 42

1686 1st d. 4th m. (June). Do. John BETHELL, miller, to Elthew
CORNOK, spinster, both of Woodbury Creek, Gloucester Co., for 100 acres on
Southside of and along Woodbury Creek, between grantor on the E.,
Henry TREADWAY on the W., part of 283 acres bought of Thomas MATTHEWS
May 1, 1686. 45

1695 July 5. Do. Thomas GARDINER of Grovely, Gloucester Co., as
administrator of Thomas MATTHEWS dec'd, to Edward SMOUT of Philadel-
phia, for "ye Just Right full proportion and quantity of Land," belong-
ing to 3/8 of a share of W. J. in the town bounds of Gloucester, or 75 acres,
except the full proportion belonging to 1-20 of a share or 10 a. in the
same limits, formerly sold by said GARDINER to Samuel HARRISON. 46

1694-5 Feb. 18. Do. Same to Edward WILLIAMS of Vpton on Glou-
cester River, husbandman, for 100 acres, to be surveyed as part of MATTHEWS'
3/3 of a share. 48

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1695 April 1. Do. Isaac HOLLINGAM of near Newton, Gloucester Co.,
yeoman, to Thomas THACKERA of said Newton, yeoman, for 200 acres in
said Co., on Cooper's Creek, a small run and Newton Cr., adjoining
grantee and Robert ZANE. 50

1695 Nov. 30. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to
John SOMMERS (SOMERS) of W. J., husbandman, for 1,500 acres on the
Sound, N. E. of Great Egge Harbour, N. E. James STEELMAN, N. W.
Patconck Creek, S. W. the Bay, S. E. the Sound; also 800 acres between
Patconck Cr. and Bass River, N. a branch of Patconck Cr., S. the Bay;
and 700 a. on the Sound side of Great Egg Harbour between Peter COWONOVER
and Patconck Creek (now in Atlantic Co.). 52

1695 Nov. 30. Do. Same to Jonathan ADAMS of Long Island, N. Y.,
yeoman, for 200 acres at Great Egg Harbour, between John SKULL and Patconck Cr. 55

1695 Nov. 29. Do. Same to John SKULL, late of Long Island, N. Y.,
yeoman, for 250 acres at Great Egg Harbour, in two lots, one between
the marsh next to the Sound, Peter COWANOVER and Patconck Creek, the
other between said marsh, Jonas VALENTINE and Patconck Cr. 56

1695 Nov. 29. Do. Same to James VALENTINE, late of Long Island,
N. Y., for 100 acres at Great Egg Harbour, between Jonathan ADAMS, Pat-
conck Cr. and the marsh next to the Sound. 57

1695 Nov. 29. Do. Same to Peter COWANOVER, late of Long Island,
N. Y., yeoman, for 250 acres at Great Egg Harbour in two lots, one be-
tween the Sound, the marsh, John GILBERT and Patconck Cr., the other
between the marsh next to the Sound, John SKULL and said creek. 59

1695 Nov. 29. Do. Same to John GILBERT Senior of Bucks Co., yeo-
man, for 100 acres at Great Egg Harbour, between the marsh next to the
Sound, Peter COWANOVER, Patconck Creek, James STEELMAN and the Sound. 60

1695 July 10. Do. Daniel PEGG of Philadelphia Co., yeoman, to
Thomas WILLARD of Gloucester Co., yeoman, for 200 acres in Gloucester
Co., on Delaware R. and a small creek, adjoining Samuel JENINGS, bought
of Daniel HOWELL June 2, 169--. 61

1695-6 Feb. 10. Do. John READING of Gloucester, yeoman, to Ed-
ward SMOUT of Philadelphia, yeoman, for 54 acres in W. J., part of 1/8 of a
share bought of Maurice TRENT January 20 last. 63

1695-6 Feb. 1. Do. Same to Matthew PRICHARD of Gloucester Co.,
shoemaker, for 150 acres in W. J., part of 1/8 of a share (as above.). 65

1695-6 Jan. 13. Do. George GOLDSMITH of near Newton, Gloucester
Co., yeoman, to John IRESON of said Co., husbandman, for 100 acres near
the head of Newton Creek, S. E. Samuel, late Henry, STACY, S. W. the
North branch of said creek, N. W. Isaac HOLLINGAM, N. E. John WILLIS,
80 a. thereof bought of Robert TURNER November 30, 1687, 20 a. of Fran-
cis COLLINS December 1, 1687. 67


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1695-6 Jan. 13. Do. Same to same, for his right, title, &c. in and to
83 acres near the head of Newton Creek, part of a lot of 107 a., of which
grantor sold 24 a. to Nicholas SMITH March 12, 1694, and which 107 a.
were surveyed to grantor by an order of the Council of Proprietors as sur-
plusage for 1/8 of a share bought of Mordecai HOWELL May 1, 1690. 69

1695-6 Jan. 13. Bond. Same to same, for the faithful observance of
the preceding deed. 71

1695-6 Jan. 6. Deed. Elias HUGG of Gloucester River, Gloucester
Co., yeoman, and wife Margrett to Simeon ELLIS of Cooper's Creek, same
Co., yeoman, for 400 acres at Holly brook, said Co., S. W. Cooper's
Creek, N. W. a branch thereof, Wm. COOPER and Tho. SHACKLE, S. E.
grantee, N. E. John WILLIS; the tract having formerly been conveyed by
Francis COLLINS, father of said Margrett HUGG, to Samuel JENINGS and
Robert DIMSDALE as Trustees for said Margrett April 5, 1687. 71

1695-6 Jan. 6. Bond. Same to same, for the faithful observance of
the foregoing deed. 74

1695-6 Feb. 1. Deed. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to
Richard HERITAGE fo Sutton New Garden, Glocester Co., yeoman, for 350
acres in W. J., part of 1/8 of a share bought of Maurice TRENT January 20, 1695. 74

1685 Dec. 22. Do. Samuel JENNINGS of Greenhill, W. J., yeoman,
and Thomas BUDD of Burlington, merchant, as Commissioners of the Gen-
eral Assembly for the sale of land in the six Lower Tenths to Richard
ARNOLL of W. J. , yeoman, for 200 acres on Delaware River, including an
Indian field. 76

1681 July 2. Do. Edward BYLLYNG, Gawen LAWRIE and Nicholas
LUCAS to Maurice TRENT of Leith, Scotland, merchant, and Hector ALLEN
of Prestonpans, Scotland, mariner, for one full share of W. J. 77

1695 April 22. Power of attorney. Maurice TRENT of Leith, Scot-
land, merchant, to his nephew Maurice TRENT of Pennsilvania, merchant,
as agent for the sale of 1/2 of a share of W. J. 88

1695 Dec. 3. Deed. Thomas BUDD, of Philadelphia, merchant, to
William CHESTER of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co., husbandman, for 100
acres in W. J. 89

1695 Dec. 3. Do. Same to Richard LORD of Woodbury Cr., Gloces-
ter Co., husbandman, for 100 acres in W. J. 91

1691 June 15. Do. Richard MATTHEWS of London, citizen and mer-
chant, by his attorney Elias ffARR of near Burlington, to William LOVEJOY
of Glocester Co., blacksmith, for 100 acres in said Co., between Cooper's
Creek and Francis COLLINS. 93

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1695 Dec. 3. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Thomas
BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, for 200 acres, called Mount Eagle, on
the coast, near Great Egge Harbour, E. Apsecom Creek alias Reading
River, S. the Sound or mouth of said creek. 94

1696 March 28. Do. Nathaniel ZANE of Newton, Glocester Co.,
yeoman, to Simeon ELLIS of said Co., yeoman, for 200 acres in W. J., part
of a 500 a. lot inherited from his father Robert ZANE, who bought it as
1-5 of a share from Edward BYLLYNG et al. April 13, 1677. 96

1682 March 27. Do. Edward BYLLYNG, Gawen LAWRIE and Nicholas
LUCAS to Thomas CROUCH of Agmonsham or Ammersham, [1] Co. of Bucks,
maulster, Thomas ffARRE of the same place, tailor, Thomas HESTER of Mar-
tin's in ye ffields, Co. of Middlesex, bricklayer, John WILLIS of Charloe,
Co. of Bucks, maulster, Thomas STANTON of Upton, Co. of Berks, maulster,
and Isaac MARTIN of London, grocer, for one full share of West Jersey. 98

1695 Sept. 29. Do. Robert STACY of Philadelphia, tanner, to John
HUGG Junior of Glocester Co., Esqre, for 200 acres in W. J., part of 1-6 of
a share bought of Mahlon STACY January 29, 1677-8. 108

1696 April 10. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to John
HUGG Junior (as above), for 200 acres in W. J., part of the 1,500 a. tract
bought of James READ February 24, 1695-6. 110

1695-6 March 1. Do. John LADD of Gloucester Co., yeoman, to
John HUGGE Junior (as above), for 100 acres in W. J., part of 1-16 of a
share bought of Maurice TRENT January 20, 1695-6. 112

1695-6 Feb. 17. Do. Thomas GARDINER, as heir at law and admin-
inistrator of Thomas MATTHEWS dec'd, to John HUGGE Junior of Plain Hope,
Glocester Co., Esqre, for 250 acres in W. J., part of 3/8 of a share bought by
said MATTHEWS of Edward BYLLYNG et al. November 15, 1681. 114

1694 Aug. 10. Do. George ffORMAN of Chester Co., Penna., mer-
chant, and wife Helen, Jasper YEATES of the same Co., merchant, and
wife Cathrine, Maurice TRENT of the same Co., mariner, and wife Mary,
all daughters of James SANDILAND of the said Co., merchant, dec'd, to
Charles CROSSTWHYAT of ------ in the Colony of New England, weaver, for
200 acres in W. J., on Delaware R., over against Tinicum Island. 117

1695 6 Jan. 21. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to
Thomas STEVENS of Vpton on Glocester River, carpenter, for 100 acres in
W. J., part of 1/8 of a share bought of Maurice TRENT January 20 last. 120

1697 Aug. 7. Do. Mordecai HOWEL of Christianity, Glocester Co.,
yeoman, to Henry ffRANKLIN of New York City, bricklayer, for a planta-
tion in Glocester Co., called Livewell, on the Northside of Cooper's
Creek, along Mill Creek, between John WRIGHT, John CHIVERS, Henry
JOHNSON and Cooper's Cr., 330 acres. 122

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[1] Agmondesham, i. e. "Aegmond's home," now Amersham, a market-town
and parish about twenty-five miles from London.

PAGE 668 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1697-8 1st d. 1st m. (March). Do. Jeremiah BATE of Newtown
Township, Gloucester Co., yeoman, to John KAIGHIN of the same place,
carpenter, for 5 1/2 acres of swamp and meadow on the Northside of the
Meadow Creek, in Newton meadow, near Delaware River, W. grantee,
formerly Tho. SHARP, N. grantee, E. Tho. THACKERA, S. said creek. 125

1696 14th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Robert TURNER of Philadelphia,
merchant, and wife Susanna, to John KAIGHIN of the same place, yeoman,
for 455 acres in Gloucester Co., W. J., along Delaware R., between Wm.
ROYDON, the Meadow Creek, Stephen NEWBY, Wm BATE and Robert ZANE;
also 4 1/2 a. of swamp next to said ZANE's; of which 455 a. 290 are part of
grantor's 2-7 of a share bought of Samuel NORRIS September 21, 1686; 100
a. bought of John ASHTON and wife Patience May 15, 1689; 50 a. bought of
Richard WALL and wife Sarah April 2, 1686, who had the lot from Edward
EVERETT and wife Mary December 9, 1681, 9 a. were bought of Tho. SHARP
April 12, 1693; 6 a. of John BURROUGHS July 6, 1693. 127

1697 May 16. Do. Same to Archibald MICKELL of Glocester Co.,
yeoman, for 510 acres in said Co., on Delaware R., between Richd ARNOLD,
Edward NEWBY and the Meadow Creek, excepting two lots of 1 1/4 a. each,
belonging to Stephen NEWBY and Jeremiah BATE and a lot of 2 1/2 a. belong-
ing to Nathaniel ZANE. 133

1696 Sept. 8. Do. John HUGG Junior of Plain Hope, Glocester Co.,
Esqre, to Archibald MICKELL (as above), for 114 acres within the town
bounds of Glocester, on the South branch of Newton Creek, N. W. John
Reading, S. E. Abraham ALBERSON, late Andrew ROBESON. 136

1698 June 1. Do. William ALBERSON Senior of Bucks Co., Penna., to
his son William ALBERSON Junior of Glocester Co., W. J., for a planta-
tion of 250 acres in Glocester Co., N. Newton Creek, E. Tho. CARLETON,
S. E. Archibald MICKELL, S. W. and W. the South branch of said creek;
excepting 4 a. in the possession of Tho. DENNIS and 20 a. at the Upper
Landing of said branch, laid out to Abraham ALBERSON. 139

1698 June 1. Do. Same to his son Abraham ALBERSON of Glocester
Co., W. J., for 220 acres in said Co., of which 200 are on the Southside of
the South branch of Newton Creek, N. W. Archibald MICKELL, S. E. Sam-
uel DENNIS, bought of Andrew ROBESON September 1, 1692; 20 a. on the
Northside of said branch, at the Upper Landing, enclosed by William
ALBERSON's land. 141

1692 Sept. 1. Do. Andrew ROBESON of Philadelphia, merchant, to
William ALBERSON of West Jersey, yeoman, for 200 acres in the town-
bounds of Glocester, between Francis COLLINS, the little boundary creek
(North), the highway, and John DENNIS. 144

1696-7 March 1. Do. Mordecai HOWELL, yeoman, to Gervace KAY,
husbandman, both of Glocester Co., for 100 acres in W. J., bought with
other land of John READING December 1, 1696. 145


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1694 Dec. 1. Do. Philipp HOWELL of Philadelphia, tailor, and wife
Elthew to James WARD of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co., husbandman,
for 100 acres on the Southside of and along said creek, E. John BETHELL,
W. Henry TREADWAY, bought by said Elthew under the name of Elthew
CORNOCK of John BETHELL 1st day 4th month (June) 1686 (supra, p. 45). 147

1696 Dec. 1. Do. John READING to Mordecai HOWELL, both of Glo-
cester Co., yeoman, for 200 acres in W. J., bought of Samuel ROBESON,
son and heir of Andrew ROBESON, September 2, 1696. 149

1696 Aug. 10. Do. Sarah WELCH, widow and administratrix of Wil-
liam WELCH, late of New Castle, Penna., dec'd, to Mathew MEDCALFE of
Glocester, W. J., yeoman, for 50 acres in the townbounds of Glocester,
part of 1 1/2 shares bought of Edw. BYLLYNG et al. September 2, 1681. 151

1697 May 20. Do. Same to same, for 60 acres as in preceding deed. 153

1696 June 1. Do. Francis COLLINS of Burlington Co., gentleman, to
Mathew MEDCALFE of Glocester, yeoman, for the land belonging to 4-7 of
a share in the Town of Glocester. (Paper badly broken.) 155

1697-8 Feb. last. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Sam-
uel THORN of Long Island, N. Y., yeoman, for 1,000 acres in Glocester
Co., fronting on Glocester River, between Samuel CARPENTER on the N. W. and
Wm. STE------ (paper broken) on the S. E. with a piece of the Great Meadow. 158 and 160

1696 April 1. Do. Same to Lawrence BARTLESON of Pennsilvania,
planter, for 200 acres in W. J., of which 100 are part of 1/8 of a share
bought of Maurice TRENT January 20, 1695-6, the other 100 part of the
1,500 a. tract bought of James READ and wife Sarah, formerly wife of
John SMITH, February 4, 1695-6. 164

1697 Oct. 16. Sheriff's Sale. William WARNER, High Sheriff of Glo-
cester Co., to George ROBESON of Philadelphia, butcher, for 270 acres in
said Co., adjoining Robert CHINTON on Great Mantus Creek, seized for a
debt, due by said CHINTON, late of Philadelphia, innholder, to said Geo.
ROBESON. 166

1696 Oct. 5. Do. Isaac WOOD of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co.,
yeoman, to John ROE of Long Island, N. Y., yeoman, for 190 acres with
allowance for Salem highway and 10 a. of meadow, inherited from his
brothers Jonathan WOOD Junior and Joseph WOOD, lying on Timber Creek,
now Glocester River. 168

1696 Oct. 5. Bond. Same to same, for the faithful performance of
the preceding deed. 171

1696 Oct. 5. Release. Rebecca WOOD and Rachell, wife of Wm.
BROMFIELD of near Woodbury Cr., sisters of Isaac WOOD, to John ROE, of
their claims to the 200 acres above. 172

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1696 Oct. 1. Deed. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to John
ROE of Long Island, yeoman, for 100 acres in W. J., to be taken up as
part of one full share of W. J., bought of Samuel ROBESON September 2, 1696. 173

1697-8 March 1. Do. Thomas TAPER, husbandman, to John ROE,
yeoman, both of Glocester Co., for 100 acres in said Co., adjoining
grantee, bought of John READING September 10, 1696. 175

1696 May 31. Do. John SIBLEY of Philadelphia and wife Kathrine to
Richard HERITAGE of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 6-25 of a share of W. J. 178 and 179

1696 Oct. 6. Do. Richard HERITAGE of Sutton New Garden, Gloces-
ter Co., yeoman, to his second son Joseph HERITAGE of the same Co., for
237 acres in said Co., on the South branch of Pensokin Creek alias Crop-
well River, near grantor's dwellinghouse and plantation, part of 350 a.
bought of John READING February 1, 1695-6. 182

1696 July 30. Do. Aaron BEZWICK, late of West Jersey, now of Phil-
adelphia, planter, to Mordecai HOWELL of Cooper's Creek, Gloucester Co.,
yeoman, for 300 acres, called Christianity, near the head of the South
branch of said creek, formerly bought by grantor of grantee, March 20, 1693-4. 184

1697 Sept. 1. Do. Richard HERITAGE to Mordecai HOWELL, both of
Glocester Co., yeomen, for 200 acres in W. J., part of 6-25 of a share
bought of John SIBLEY and wife Kathrine, formerly wife of Isaac MARTIN
(supra, pp. 178 and 179). 186

1697 Sept. 1. Do. John READING to Mordecai HOWELL, both of Glo-
cester Co., yeoman, for 100 acres in W. J., bought with other land of Sam-
uel ROBESON September 2, 1696. 189

1696-7 March 23. Do. Daniel STANDISH of Philadelphia, bricklayer,
to John PARSONS of the same place, carpenter, for 355 acres in Glocester
Co., W. J., N. Wm. STEEL, S. John and Samuel DENNIS, E. the South
branch of Glocester River, part of 3/8 of a share bought by Tho. MATTHEWS
of Edw. BYLLYNG et al. November 15, 1681, and sold by said MATTHEWS' ad-
ministrator, Thomas GARDINER, to Hugh DUBOROW, Daniel STANDISH and
Daniel RADLY December 31, 1693. 191

1695-6 March 23. Do. John SOMERS of Great Eggharbour, Gloces-
ter Co., Esqre, to James STEELMAN of the same place, yeoman, for 100
acres there, S. W. grantee, part of the 1,500 a. tract bought of Tho. BUDD
November 30, 1695. 194

1695 Nov. 10. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to
James STEELMAN (as before), for 500 acres at or near Great Egge Harbour
in two lots: 200 a. on Patonck Creek, the other 300 part of grantor's
850 a. lot. 196

1693 Sept. 1. Do. George GOLDSMITH to William ALBERSON, both of
Newton Creek, Glocester Co., yeomen, for 100 acres, or half of the 200
a. lot bought of Mordecai HOWELL May 1, 1690. 199

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1698 July 20. Do. Gunner RAMBO, eldest son, and John RAMBO,
youngest son, of Peter RAMBO, late of Philadelphia, dec'd, to John BOWLES
of Philadelphia Co., yeoman, for 257 acres between the branches of How-
man's alias Newport Creek, Glocester Co., part of a 300 a. lot inherited
from their father by said Gunner RAMBO as belonging to 1/8 of one of "ye
third tenn properties" of W. J., bought by said Peter of Tho. BOWMAN
of N. Y., merchant, November 2, 1682. 202

1697 Nov. 2. Do. Hugh DURBOROW, sawyer, Daniel RADLEY, sawyer,
and John PARSONS, carpenter, all of Philadelphia, to John ASHBROOK of
Glocester River, Glocester Co., yeoman, for 100 acres on said river and on
Allomannessing alias Steel's Branch, adjoining John and Samuel DENNIS,
part of 355 acres bought of Thomas GARDINER, as administrator of Thomas
MATTHEWS, December 31, 1693. 205

1696 April 10. Do. John LADD, yeoman, to Matthew MATSON, hus-
bandman, both of Glocester Co., for 200 acres at or near the head of
Trumpeter's Creek, said Co., part of 1-16 of a share bought of Maurice
TRENT January 20, 1695-6 209

1698 June 17. Do. John MARTIN of Philadelphia, tailor, to Joseph
TYNDALL, late of Long Island, now of Glocester Co., husbandman, for 300
acres on the South branch of Cooper's Creek, S. Edward BURROUGHS, N. grantee. 211

1699-1700 March 1. Do. James WOOD of Philadelphia, ship carpen-
ter, to Joseph NICHOLSON of Cooper's Creek, for a plantation of 290 acres
on said creek, between Thomas CHAUNDERS, Wm. STEEL, Samuel SPICER and
a small run; 240 a. thereof inherited from his brother Henry WOOD
Junior, 50 a. from his father Henry WOOD Senior. 214

1697 June 12. Do. John COLLEY of Philadelphia, hatmaker, and wife
Susannah to Joseph COOPER of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 100 acres on
Cooper's Cr., said Co., W. Robert TURNER, E. grantee, late Abrm. and
Josuah CARPENTER, bought of Robert TURNER and Tunis LINCH August 29, 1694. 219

1697 June 12. Do. Abraham and Josuah CARPENTER of Philadelphia,
merchants, to Joseph COOPER (as before), for 423 acres in Glocester Co.,
on Cooper's Creek, between grantee, late Tunis LINCH, Francis RAWLS,
Edward NEWBY, Tho. THACKERA and Robert ZANE. 222

1699 Dec. 12. Do. Edward CLEMENTS of Glocester Co., yeoman, to
Thomas BUCKMAN of the same Co., blacksmith, for 80 acres on the North
branch of Cooper's Creek, said Co., between John KAY and grantee's
land, bought of the executors of Annah SALTER September 1, 1692. 225

1691 Sept. 25. Will of John BISSELL of Loxley, Co. of Warwick,
clerk. Son John BISSELL, sons-in-law---John GIBBS, (wife Alice and daughter
Frances GIBBS), Samuel DENNET: George DENNET, Nathaniel DENNET,
Frances, wife of Thomas ALLYBORNE, Mary, daughter of John GIBBS. Real
estate in Debworth, Co. of Glocester and in West Jersey, personal prop-
erty. Executors--Joseph SMITH of Stratford, ironmonger, and Thomas
NASON, barber-surgeon. Witnesses--Wm. STRICKLY, Samuel PHILLIPPS,
Elizabeth GIBBS. If Mary GIBBS marries Edward PHILIPPS she is to have
only one shilling. 227

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1696-7 Jan. 1. Deed. Samuel DENNET of Loxley, Co. of Warwick,
yeoman, and wife Susannah, John BISSELL of Eastham, Co. of Worcester,
yeoman, and wife Mary, to Richard BROMLEY of Stratford upon Avon, Co.
of Warwick, malster, for 1-20 of a share of W. J. 229 and 231

1696-7 Jan. 6. 9th William 3d. Do. Richard BROMLEY the elder of
Stratford upon Avon, Co. of Warwick, malster, to his son and heir Richard
BROMLY of London, glover, for the preceding 1-20 of a share. 236 and 237

1699 6th d. 2d m. (April). Do. John KAIGHIN of Glocester Co.,
carpenter, to John DOLE of the same Co., shoemaker, for 220 acres in two
lots, to wit: 198 acres on Delaware R., betwen Wm. ROYDON and the
Round Meadow; the other 22 a. on the Northside of the great meadow,
along the creek and adjoining Steven NEWBY; the whole a part of the 455
a. lot bought of Robert TURNER December 14, 1696 (supra, p. 127.) 240

1697 May 24. Do. John IRESON of near Newton, Glocester Co., yeo-
man, to Widow Margrett ERWIN, late of Long Island, now of said Co., for
100 acres near the head of Newton Creek, S. E. Samuel STACY, S. W. the
North branch of said creek, N. W. Isaac HOLLINGHAM, N. E. John WILLIS. 242

1696 May 25. Do. John WOOD of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co.,
yeoman, to Thomas GARDINER of Grovely, said Co., Esqre, William WARNER
and Josuah LORD of the same Co., yeoman, for a lot, 100 by 70 feet, near
his dwelling house, to be used as a graveyard for the inhabitants of Gloces-
ter Co. between Glocester River and Great Mantus Creek. 244

1699 Nov. 29. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Peter
LONG, late of Salem Co., now of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 500 acres in
Glocester Co., called Nahundsey Neck, S. W. Mathew MATTSON, N. E.
Andrew ROBESON, at Nahundsy, part of a share bought of Samuel ROBESON
September 2, 1696. 247

1700 April 20. Do. Henry TREADWAY of Woodbury Creek, Glocester
Co., yeoman, to James WHITEALL of Upton on Glocester River, same Co.,
yeoman, for a plantation of 411 1/2 acres, called Red Bank, now in the
tenure of Joseph TOMLINSON, on Delaware R., S. E. Tho. GARDINER, S. W.
said GARDINER's swamp. 251

1700 Dec. 26. Do. Jeremiah BATE of Glocester Co. and wife Mary,
daughter of Samuel SPICER dec'd, to Hester SPICER, widow and executrix
of said Samuel, for their right, title, interest, &c. in and to 200 acres in
Glocester Co., near Francis COLLINS, bequeathed to said Mary by her father. 257


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1699 Dec. 1. Do. William WARNER, yeoman, to John TATEM, ship
carpenter, both of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co., for 204 acres in said
Co., on the Northside of and along said creek, S. E. Isaac WOOD, late
Jonathan WOOD, N. W. James WARD, part of a 484 a. lot bought of Charles
SAUNDERS and John DUPLOUVY of Philadelphia, as attorneys of John HEALY
April 24, 1697. 258

1699 Dec. 30. Do. Susannah, widow of John LANGLY of Woodbury
Creek, Glocester Co., to John TATEM (as above), for 50 acres on Wood-
bury Creek, N. W. Wm. WARNER, S. E. John TEST, half of the 100 a. lot
sold by Wm. SALSBURY to Jonathan WAINEWRIGHT September 7, 1689, and
50 a. thereof of him bought by said John LANGLY September 14, 1689. 263

1698 June 17. Do. John MARTIN of Philadelphia, tailor, to Edward
BURROUGHS of Glocester Co., husbandman, for 33 1/3 acres in said Co., on the
South branch of Cooper's Creek, S. grantee, N. Joseph TYNDALL. 266

1697 Sept. 20. Do. William STEEL, late of Cork, Ireland, now of
Bristoll, England, merchant, by his brother and attorney, John ITHELL, late
of Glocester Co., now of Philadelphia, to James WEST of Philadelphia,
ship carpenter, for 200 acres in Glocester Co., on Delaware R., E. John
TAYLOR, W. Humphrey MORREY. 270

1698 Sept. 14. Do. Robert TURNER of Philadelphia, merchant, to
John WALKER of Glocester Co., joiner, for 210 acres on the Westside of
Pounshoakin Creek, surveyed by Thomas SHARP for Thomas JONES June
17, 1687, adjoining John TAYLOR. 272

1697-8 Jan. 10. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to
Philipp PAUL of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 600 acres in W. J., bought
with other land of Samuel ROBESON September 2, 1696. 275

1700 18th d. 4th m. (June). Do. John TAYLOR of Glocester Co.,
yeoman, to John JONES of Philadelphia, merchant, for 100 acres in said
Co. on Pesoqwin Creek adjoining grantee's 100 a., the whole 200 bought
of Robert TURNER 17th day 3d month (May) 1700. 277

1699 May 18. Do. John HUGG Junior of Glocester Co. and wife Pris-
cilla to John HINCHMAN, late of Long Island, N. Y., now of said Co.,
yeoman, for a plantation of 1,000 acres in said Co., on the South branch
of Newton Creek, called King's Run, between Sarah COLLINS, Joseph COLLINS,
the Salem Road, John HILLMAN and the North branch of Glocester
River, of which 400 a. were conveyed by Francis COLLINS, father of said
Priscilla HUGG, to Samuel JENINGS and Robert DIMSDALE in trust for saied
Priscilla; 250 a. were bought by grantor of Tho. MATTHEWS, 200 a. bought
of John READING April 10, 1696, and 150 a. bought of Robert STACY Sep-
tember 29, 1695. 279

1698 Nov. 16. Do. Joseph HERITAGE of Glocester Co., carpenter, to
Samuel BURROWS of Burlington Co., son and heir of Samuel BURROWS of
the same place dec'd, for 300 acres on the Southside of the South branch
of Pemsoakin Creek alias Cropwell River, in Glocester Co., of which 150
a. were bought of Matthew PRICHARD May 16, 1697, and the other 150 a.
are part of a 237 a. lot conveyed to grantor by his father, Richard
HERITAGE, October 6, 1696. 285


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1700 Aug. 15. Do. Francis COLLINS of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
William BATE of Newton, Glocester Co., yeoman, for 165 acres in W. J.,
part of 4-7 of a share bought of Edward BYLLYNG et al. June 2, 1677. 288

1700 Nov. 6. Do. Thomas KENDALL of Glocester Co., bricklayer,
to William and John HOLLINSHEAD of Burlington Co., yeoman, and Nathan-
iel WESTLAND of Burlington, merchant, for 121 acres in Glocester Co.,
at Vxbridge, on the South branch of Cooper's Creek and on the Salem-
Burlington Road, together with a cornmill bought of Wm. LOVEJOY July
26, 1697. (Intervening page numbers left out.) 301

1700 June 1. Do. Patrick ROBINSON of Philadelphia and Andrew
ROBESON of Glocester Co., executors of the last will of Samuel ROBESON,
son and heir of Andrew ROBESON of Philadelphia, dec'd, to Peter LONG of
Gloucester Co., yeoman, the tract of 500 acres, called Nahundsey, in said
Co., between Maple Run and Nahundsey Run, adjoining John PARKER; also
20 acres of meadow on the West side of Hoeman's alias Trumpeter's
Creek, same Co. 304

1695-6 March 1. Do. Daniel HOWELL, yeoman, with wife Hannah,
Robert WALLIS, plaisterer, with wife Esther, Jacob MAY, labourer, with
wife Susannah, John IRONMONGER, husbandman, with wife Sarah and
Rachel LAKINS, spinster, all of Philadelphia, brothers-in-law and sisters
of Moses LAKINS of Cooper's Creek, Glocester Co., dec'd, intestate, to
Henry JOHNSON of said Cooper's Cr., yeoman, for 42 acres on said creek
bought of said Daniel HOWELL March 1, 1688-9, of which 38.4 a. are
bounded N. E. by unappropriated land, S. E. Thos. HOWELL dec'd, N. W.
Matthew BURDEN, S. W. Daniel HOWELL, 3.6 a. nearer Cooper's Creek and
next to said BURDEN. 309

1699-1700 March 1. Do. Anthony STURGES of Philadelphia, hatter,
to Henry JOHNSON (as above), for 200 acres on Cooper's Creek, between
Isaac HOLLINGHAM and John SHIVER, being half of the 400 a. lot bought of
Robert TURNER December 12, 1699. 313

1699-1700 Jan. 27. Do. John and Ezekiel SIDDON of Newton, Glo-
cester Co., to John SMITH, late of Flushing, L. I., now of Burlington, car-
penter, for 200 acres in Newton, on Cooper's Creek, between Isaac HOLLINGAM,
a small run, Newton Creek and Nathaniel, late Robert, Zane;
bought of Thomas THACKERA December 1, 1699. 316

1700 Sept. 21. Do. Stephen NEWBY of Newton Township, Glocester
Co., yeoman, to Henry ffEARN of the same place, husbandman, for 240
acres on a small branch, running along Anthony SHARP's land into the
North branch of Timber Creek, opposite the Indian field, called
Sheganees', adjoining James ATKINSON. 317


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1700 Dec. 14. Do. Jeremiah BATE of Newton, Glocester Co., son
and heir of William BATE of the same place, dec'd, to Elias TAY of Bur-
lington Co., gentleman, for 265 acres in Glocester Co., adjoining Joseph
COOPER and John HADDON, of which 165 a. were bought by said Wm. BATE
of Francis COLLINS August 15, 1700, and 100 a. are part of 1-20 of a share
bought by the same Wm. BATE of Edward BYLLYNG et al. April 13, 1677. 321

1700 Aug. 10. Do. John HUGG Jr. of Glocester River and wife Pris-
cilla to Peter SCULL of near Great Egge Harbour, husbandman, for 100
acres on the coast near said Egge Harbor, adjoining the Bear Swamp. 324

1699-1700 March 18. Do. Thomas and Richard BULL of Glocester
Co., gentlemen, and Sarah BULL of Bucks Co., Penna., spinster, to Thomas
GIBSON of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 150 acres in W. J., part of 1/8 of a
share bought by grantor's fatehr, Thomas BULL dec'd, of Edward BYLLYNG et al. 327

1700 Nov. 4. Do. Andrew HOEMAN of Hoeman's alias Trumpeter's
Creek, Glocester Co., to John BOWLES of the same place, yeoman, for 95
acres on the South branch of said creek, N. W. grantee, S. E. Andrew
LOCK; also 4 1/2 a. of meadow on the North branch of the same creek, above
Steven JONES, and 1/2 a. of marsh on said South branch. 329

1698-9 6th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. Nathaniel ZANE of Newton, Glo-
cester Co., to John KAIGHIN of the same place, carpenter, for 8 1/4 acres
there, on Delaware R., N. grantor, E. and S. Elnathan and Robert ZANE,
grantor's brothers. 331

1697-8 Feb. 26. Do. Samuel TAYLOR to John RICHARDS, both of Glo-
cester Co., husbandmen, for 150 acres on the North branch of Glocester
River, bought of Robert TURNER April 10, 1689. 333

1696-7 March 1. Do. Thomas THACKERA, yeoman, to John WHITEALL,
husbandman, both of Newton, Glocester Co., for 60 acres in said Co., on
Newton Fork Creek, adjoining Edward NEWBY and grantor. 334

1700 Dec. 14. Do. Same to Daniel ENGLAND of Philadelphia, for
264 1/2 acres in Glocester Co., on the Northside of the North branch of Glo-
cester River, W. John HUGG, E. Wm. ALBERSON. 336

1700 April 17. Do. Nathaniel ZANE of Newton, Glocester Co., yeo-
man, to Joshua LORD of the same Co., yeoman, for 300 acres in W. J.,
part of a 500 a. lot inherited from his father, Robert ZANE. 337

1698 April 10. Do. William WARNER to James WARD, both of Wood-
bury Creek, Glocester Co., yeomen, for 180 acres in said Co., on said
creek, N. W. John TATEM, S. E. grantor, part of 484 a. bought of
Chas. SAUNDERS and John DUPLOUVY April 24, 1697. 339


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1697 April 24. Do. John HEALY, late of Pennsilvania, now of Ire-
land, mariner, by his attorneys Charles SAUNDERS and John DUPLOUVY of
Philadelphia, to William WARNER of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co., yeo-
man, for 484 acres on said creek and in said Co. bought of John TEST, inn
holder, June 3, 1693. 341

1697 April 24. Bond. Same to same, for the faithful observance of
the preceding deed. 343

1698 Aug. 30. Power of attorney. William ETHERIDGE of the Town
and County of Pool, yeoman, and wife Joane, late widow and executrix
of James GILBERT of the same place, mariner, dec'd, to Richard DIAMOND
of London, merchant, Samuel CARPENTER and John GOODSON of Philadel-
phia, merchants, to act as land agents. 343

1699 Oct. 2. Deed. Anthony STURGES of Philadelphia to John SHIVERS
of Cooper's Creek, W. J., butcher, for the upper half of 200 acres on
said creek, between John HADDON and the lower half. 345

1700 25th d. 5th m. (July). Power of attorney. John HADDON of
Rotherith, Co. of Surrey, blacksmith, to his daughter Elizabeth HADDON
of the same place, as general agent. 347

1693 Dec. 10. Deed. William BATE of Newton, Glocester Co., yeo-
man, to his son Jeremiah BATE of the same place, for a plantation of 234
acres there, on the Southside of and along Newton Creek; also 16 a. of
fast land and meadow in Newton meadow. 348

1701 Dec. 2. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Thomas
GIBSON of Glocester Co., husbandman, for 100 acres in W. J., part of the
4,000 a. tract bought of Sarah WELCH, widow and administratrix, and
Susannah TURNER, daughter and only surviving heir of William WELCH of
New Castle, Penna., merchant, dec'd, February 28, 1700-1. 350

1700 April 12. Do. William DALBOE to Thomas BULL, both of Glo-
cester Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 242 (254) acres in said Co., on Lit-
tle Mantus Creek in several lots: 69 a. along said creek, near grantor's
dwelling house, 46 1/2 a. also on said creek, surrounded by land of Peter
MATTSON, 52 1/2 a. on the N. E. side of said MATTSON, 25 a. adjoining to the
last mentioned lot and Henry TREADWAY, 1/2 of 35 a., a neck of land adjoin-
ing the 69 a. lot and extending towards Delaware R.; also one fourth of
136 a., adjoining the foregoing parcels of grantor and Peter MATSON, on
Delaware R. and Little Mantus Cr., N. E. late Tho. GARDINER, now
Michael LAYCON. 351

1700-1 March 13. Do. William ETHERIDGE of Pool and wife Joane,
by their attorney Samuel CARPENTER of Philadelphia, merchant, to John
COOPERTHWAIT of ------------, W. J., yeoman, for 1,000 acres in W. J., of which
James GILBER, first husband of said Joane, died seized. 354

1699 Nov. 20. Do. Susannah BUDD, widow and executrix of Thomas
BUDD of Philadelphia, dec'd, and her son John BUDD to Peter WHITE of
Burlington Co., planter, for 4-5 of a 1,000 acre tract, laid out for said
Thomas at Egg Harbour, along Absecom Creek and the Sound. 358

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1697 Nov. 20. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to George
WEBB of Salem Co., planter, for 500 acres in W. J., to be surveyed as part
of one full share bought of Samuel ROBESON September 2, 1696. 360

1701 Oct. 1. Do. Richard HERITAGE of Sutton New Garden, Gloces-
ter Co., yeoman, to William MATTLACK of Cropwell, W. J., yeoman, for 10
acres to be surveyed out of the 350 a. lot bought of John READING Febru-
ary 1, 1695-6. 361

1701 April 28. Do. John LADD to Joseph AUSTELL, both of Glocester
Co., yeomen, for 600 acres in W. J., part of the 4,000 a. tract bought of
Sarah WELCH and Susann TURNER, widow and daughter of Wm. WELCH. 362

1698-9 Jan. 9. Do. Israel WARD to John BROWNE, both of Vpton on
Glocester River, husbandmen, for 51 acres, 50 thereof on the South branch
of said river, next to Edward WILLIAMS; 1 a. of meadow, part of grantor's
10 a. lot adjoining Joseph TOMLINSON. 364

1701 June 30. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Joseph
AUSTELL of Glocester Co., gentleman, for 160 acres in W. J., to be sur-
veyed in the 4,000 a. tract bought of Sarah WELCH and Susanna TURNER,
widow and daughter of Wm. WELCH, February 28 last. 366

1700 May 1. Do. James WHITEALL of Upton on Glocester River,
yeoman, to Richard CHUE of Flushing, Island of Nassau, N. Y., yeoman,
for a plantation of 300 acres in Upton, on or near a branch of Great Man-
tus Creek and on the South branch of Glocester R. bought of John LADD
January 8, 1689. 368

1695-6 Feb. 4. Do. James READ of New Castle, Penna., yeoman, to
John READING of Glocester, yeoman, for 1,500 acres, to be surveyed in
W. J. as part of one full share bought by John SMITH, first husband of
grantor's wife, of Edw. BYLLYNG et al. March 2, 1676-7. 371

1695-6 Jan. 19. Do. Maurice TRENT of Leith, Scotland, by his
nephew and attorney Maurice TREANT of Philadelphia, mariner, to John
LADD and John READING of Glocester Co., yeomen, for 1/8 and 1/2 of 3-16
shares of W. J. 372

1700 March 30. Articles of agreement. John TAYLOR of W. J., trus-
tee and guardian of Markas HULLINGS, with Lawrence HULLINGS for the
lease to the latter of 100 acres belonging to said Markas and adjoining
said Lawrence. 374

1700 March 30. Receipt. Lawrence HULLINGS of Gloucester Co. to
John Taylor for his share of the estate left by his father Markas HULLINGS. 374

1696-7 Jan. 10. Deed. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Mar-
tin JARVIS of Glocester Co., cordwainer, for 50 acres, to be surveyed in
W. J. of the land bought of Samuel ROBESON September 2, 1696. 375


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1701 1st d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. Martin JARVIS (as before) to John
MARTIN of Philadelphia, tailor, for the preceding 50 acres. 376

1696-7 March 1. Do. Thomas BUCKMAN of Glocester Co., black-
smith, to Martin JARVIS of the same place, for 29 acres on the Southside
of the North branch of Cooper's Creek, adjoining Wm. LOVEJOY, of whom
the lot was bought June 18, 1695, being part of a 100 a. lot bo't by said
Lovejoy of Elias ffARR, attorney to Richard MATTHEWS of London, June 15, 1691. 376

1701 1st d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. Martin JARVIS to Thomas BUCKMAN
for the preceding 29 acres. 378

1700-1 Feb. 27. Do. Sarah WELCH of Philadelphia, widow and ad-
ministratrix of Wm. WELCH of New Castle, Penna., dec'd, and Susannah
TURNER, widow of Robert TURNER, daughter and heiress of said Wm.
WELCH, to John READING of Glocester and John LADD of Glocester Co.,
yeomen, for 8,000 acres, to be surveyed as part of a full share of W. J.
bought by said Wm. WELCH of Edw. BYLLYNG et al. September 2, 1681. 379 and 380

1701 April 28. Do. Henry ffEARN of Glocester Co., husbandman, to
Mordecai HOWEL of Christianity, same Co., husbandman, for 240 acres in
said Co., on a small run emptying into the North branch of Timber
Creek alias Glocester River, opposite to the Indian or Shepanees' field,
between Anthony SHARP and James ATKINSON; bought of Stephen NEWBY,
son of Mark NEWBY, September 21, 1700. 383

1701 May 27. Do. George WEBB of Salem Co., husbandman, to
John KAY of Gloucester Co., Esqre, for 350 acres in Gloucester Co., on
both sides of the North branch of Raccoon Creek, near the old Salem-
Burlington Road. 385

1699 Dec. 1. Do. Daniell COOPER of Gloucester Co., yeoman, to
Richard CHUE of Flushing, L. I., yeoman, for 300 acres on the South
branch of Gloucester River, conveyed to grantor by his father, Wm.
COOPER, June 1, 1699. 387

1701 Dec. 1. Do. Andrew ROBESON of Greenwich Township, Glou-
cester Co., executor of the last will of Samuel ROBESON, of Philadelphia,
dec'd, to Hance HOLTON of Raccoon Creek, Gloucester Co., husbandman,
for 100 acres on the Southside of Raccoon Creek, adjoining Lassey HOLTON,
sold to said Hance HOLTON by Andrew ROBESON, father of said Sam-
uel, who did not give a deed for it. 389

1701 Oct. 20. Do. Edward SMOUT, yeoman, to Jacob COFFING, cloth-
ier, both of Philadelphia, for a plantation of 500 acres in Gloucester Co.,
W. J., on the South side of the South branch of Gloucester River, N. W.
John and Samuel DENNIS, S. E. Thomas BULL. 391

1701 March 26. Do. Thomas THACKERA of Newton, Gloucester Co.,
yeoman, to Robert LORD of said Co., husbandman, for 100 acres in said
Co., in two lots, to wit: 71 a. on Hesters Branch of Woodbury Creek, ad-
joining Tho. BULL, and 29 a. on Breakback Run, the whole bought of Han-
nah BLAKE, formerly wife and then administratrix of Jacob DECOW dec'd,
and of Abraham DECOW, son and heir of said Jacob, November 18, 1699,
which after said Abraham's death was confirmed by his sister Hannah,
wife of Tho. ENGLAND May 4, 1701 (?) 393


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1695-6 Jan. 21. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to Edward
WILLIAMS of Upton, Gloucester Co., husbandman, for 1/8 of a share of W. J. 394

1701 Dec. 1. Do. Thomas and Richard BULL, gentlemen, and Sarah
BULL, spinster, all of Glocester Co., to George BROWN alias WARD of the
same Co., husbandman, for 100 acres there, on the Southside of the
South branch of Glocester River, part of 1/8 of a share bought by their
father, Thomas BULL, dec'd, of Edward BYLLYNG and Trustees August 29, 1677. 395

1702 May 11. Do. John LOYD of Salem Co., husbandman, to
Thomas GIBSON of Glocester Co., husbandman, for 100 acres at or near
the head of the North branch of Woodbury Creek, in Glocester Co., ad-
joining grantee. 396

1693 April 1. Do. Robert TURNER of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Isaac HOLLINGAM of Glocester Co., chapman, for 404 acres in said Co., S.
Newton Creek, N. W. Cooper's Creek, W. Robert ZANE, E. George GOLDSMITH
and -------. 397

1701 Dec. 1. Do. Thomas and Richard BULL, gentlemen, and Sarah
Bull, spinster, all of Glocester Co., to Philipp PAUL of the same Co.,
Esqre, for 50 acres in W. J., part of 1/8 of share (see supra p. 395). 400

1701 Dec. 2. Do. John LADD, yeoman, to Andrew MATTSON, planter,
both of Glocester Co., for 150 acres, part of the 4,000 a. tract bo't of
Sarah WELCH and Susanna TURNER Feb. 28, 1700-1. 401

1699 4th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Archibald MICKLE to Joseph LOW,
both of Glocester Co., coopers, for 125 acres in said Co., on the King's
Run alias Alberson's Creek, between John KINSEY, the GRAISBERRYs and
Thos. HERLTON; part of a 250 a. lot bo't of Robert TURNER March 25, 1690. 402

1695 Feb. 20. Do. John READING, yeoman, to Edwar EGLINGTON,
cooper, both of Glocester, for 208 acres in W. J. 403

1691-2 March 3. Power of attorney. Robert WELCH, late of Vffculm,
now of Kentisbeere, Co. of Devon, gentleman, to James JACOB, cord-
wainer, and Joseph PAUL, clothier, both of Philadelphia, as agents to dis-
pose of his 1-10 of a share of W. J. 405

1702 Aug. 25. Deed. Susanna BUDD, widow and executrix of Thomas
BUDD of Philadelphia, and her son John BUDD to John WHITE of Bucks
Co., Penna., malster, for 1,000 acres in Glocester Co., at the mouth and
S. W. of Absicon Creek along the Sound at Egg Harbour. 406


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1701 June 16. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to James
WHITEALL of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 1-10 of a share of W. J., part of the
4,000 a. tract bought of Sarah WELCH and Susannah TURNER. 407

1698 Sept. 29. Do. Thomas GARDINER of Burlington, yeoman, to
John ROE of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 1-10 of a share of W. J. 408 and 409

1701 May 26. Do. John LADD, yeoman, to John KAY, Esqre, both of
Glocester Co., for 500 acres in W. J., part of the 4,000 a. tract bought of
Sarah WELCH and Susanna TURNER. 410

1702 Sept. 1. Do. Andrew ROBESON, late of Glocester Co., now of
Philadelphia Co., gentleman, surviving executor of Samuel ROBESON
dec'd, to John ffINNY of Philadelphia co., gentleman, for a plantation of
693 acres in Glocester Co., called New Stockholme, on Delaware R., near
Raccoon Creek, adjoining Canute JUSTESON. 412

1701 Sept. 1. Do. Hugh DURBOROW of Philadelphia, yeoman, to
Benjamin BRAMAN of Glocester Co., yeoman, for one undivided half of 530
acres in said Co., N. E. great Mantus Creek, S. W. Clommell Creek;
bought of Philipp PAUL October 8, 1700. 415

1701 Dec. 25. Do. Isaac WOOD, late of Glocester Co., now of Phil-
adelphia Co., son and executor of Jonathan WOOD, brother and heir of
Joseph WOOD, both late of Glocester Co., yeomen, dec'd, to John BROWN of
Glocester Co., husbandman, and wife Susanna, for 50 acres in W. J. 418

1701 Sept. 1. Do. Hugh DURBOROW of Philadelphia, yeoman, to
John PARKER of Glocester Co., yeoman, for one undivided half of 530
acres in said Co., N. E. Great Mantus Creek, S. W. Clommel Creek. 419

1688-9 14th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Return of survey by Tho. SHARP, Dep-
uty Surveyor, to Thomas THACKERA, of 240 acres with 24 1/2 a. highway al-
lowance on the North branch of Glocester River, adjoining John HUGG. 423

1689 April 18. Do. Do. to Tho. THACKERA as attorney of John
DENNIS, of 500 acres with 25 a. highway allowance, on Glocester R., be-
tween Tho. GARDINER and Edward SMOUT. 423

1689-90 7th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Do. to the same, of 158 acres
between Samuel TOMB, John TEST, Samuel CARPENTER and said DENNIS' 500 a. lot. 424

1690 Dec. 2. Do. Do. to the same, of 18 1/2 acres in Glocester town
bounds, on the South branch of Newton Creek, between Andrew ROBESON
and Anthony SHARP. 424

1692 10th d. 4th m. (June). Do. Do. to Mathew MEDCALF, of 250
acres with 12 a. highway allowance, on Woodbury Creek, adjoining Widow BULL. 425


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-------- Do. Do. to the same, of 58 acres in Glocester town bounds,
on Glocester River branch, between Wm. ROYDON and Widow BULL. 425

1694 20th d. 6th m. (Aug.). Do. Do. to John COLLEY of 100 acres
on Cooper's Creek, between Robert TURNER, Francis RAWLES and Josuah
and Abraham CARPENTER. 426

-------- Do. Do. to George GOLDSMITH, of 107 acres in a fork of the
North branch of Newton Creek, between Francis COLLINS, Richard MATTHEWS,
John WILLIS and Samuel STACY. 426

-------- Do. Do. to Benjamin, Joseph and James GRAISBURY, of 507
acres, surveyed to Robert TURNER and sold to said GRAISBURYs, on Newton
Creek, between Wm. BATE, Archibald MICKLE and Francis COLLINS. 426

1694 7th d. 5th m. (July). Do. Do. to Thomas FITZWATER, of 100
acres with highway allowance, on the South branch of Cropwell River, ad-
joining John WALKER. 426

1694-5 22d d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Do. by Tho. GARDINER, Sur-
veyor General, to James WHITEALL, of 105 acres with highway allowance. 427

-------- Do. Do. by Tho. SHARP, to Noell MEW, of 1,972 acres near
the head of the North branch of Cooper's Creek, between Anthony SHARP
and said branch. 427

1689 7th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Do. to Richard LAWRENCE, of 525
acres with highway allowance, at the ffishing place on Barkley River, betw.
Henry ffRANKLIN and the Beaver Branch. 427

1689 7th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Do. to the same, of 148 acres with
highway allowanace adjoining Daniel LINDSEY. 427

1689 7th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Do. to the same, of 140 acres with
highway allowance. 428

1689 8th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Do. to the same, of 326 1/2 acres
with highway allowance on Barkly River. 428

-------- Resurvey for Robert TURNER of 190 acres, wheron John STANDBANK
did live, whose improvements, 20 a., are deducted, and the remain-
ing 170 a. are on Delaware R. and the mouth of Barkley R. 429

-------- Resurvey for Robert TURNER of 403 acres, whereon John ASHTON
lived, on Delaware River, along Newton meadows. 430

-------- Do. for the same of 476 acres, whereon Jonathan WOOD
lived, on Delaware R. between Richard ARNOLD, a small run and Newton meadows. 430

1687-8 27th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Return of survey to Robert TURNER of
220 acres with highway allowance on Delaware R., between Richard ARNOLD,
Edward NEWBY and Newton Creek. 431

-------- Do. Do. to Nicholas SMITH of 24 acres out of George
GOLDSMITH's land, on the North branch of Newton Creek, betwen John WILLIS,
Richard MATTHEWS and Geo. GOLDSMITH. 431

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-------- Do. Do. to Jacob COZENS of 204 1/2 acres on Dedford Creek,
adjoining Martin HOLT. 432

-------- Do. Do. to the same of 13 acres of meadow on Delaware
R., adjoining John BROWN. 432

-------- Do. Do. to the same of 12 acres on Dedford Creek and a
small run. 433

-------- Do. Do. to Frederick H PMAN,[?] of 100 acres on Raccoon
Creek and a branch thereof, adjoining John STRING. 433

1690 22d d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. Do. to Joseph WOOD of 52 1/2
acres of cedar swamp. 434

1690 6th d. 4th m. (June). Do. Do. to Walter NEWBERRY of 1,066
acres adjoining Noel MEW. 434

1702 18th d. 3d m. (May). Do. Do. to John WILLIS of 50 acres out
of the GRAISBERRY's land, on Newton Creek, between Samuel STACY, John
HINCHMAN, the GRAISBERRYs and said creek. 435

-------- Do. Do. to Peter LONG of 1,000 acres, surveyed in 1685 to
Andrew ROBESON, on Maple Run and another branch adjoining the
PARKERS and including 20 acres on Homan's Creek. 435

-------- Do. Do. to Richard ARNOLD of 200 acres with highway al-
lowance, on Delaware R., between the Sand Point, Robert TURNER, Ed-
ward NEWBY and Archibald MICKLE. 436

1686 22d d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Do. to John MARTIN in right of
John WILLIS, of 50 acres on the South branch of Cooper's Creek, between
Wm. LOVEJOY and John MARTIN. 436

Pages 437 to 440 inclusive blank.

1701 Nov. 1. Deed. Andrew ROBESON of Glocester Co., surviving ex-
exutor of Samuel ROBESON dec'd, son and heir of Andrew ROBESON of
Philadelphia dec'd, to John READING of Glocester Co., yeoman, for one
full share of W. J. or 5,000 acres and the townlots thereto belonging. 441

1701 Dec. 1. Do. John READING to Andrew ROBESON (as above), for
the estate, right, title, &c. in and to 3,220 acres, part of the preceding
5,000 a. 443

1699 Sept. 2. Do. Edward WILLIAMS of Vupton on Glocester River,
husbandman, to Thomas STEVENS, late of Long Island, now of Glocester
Co., carpenter, for 98 acres and 5 a. highway allowance in said Co. at or
near the South branch of Glocester R., bought of Tho. GARDINER (supra, p. 48). 444

1682-3 Feb. 6. Do. Thomas ATHERTON of Dublin, shoemaker, to
John WHITE of Catherlagh, Co. of Catherlagh, [1] malster, for 1/2 of 1-10 of a
share of W. J. 445 and 446

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[1] Now called Carlow, in the Province of Leinster. In Irish, Cetherloch
(quad-ruple lake, referring to its location on the borders of a large lake,
which has long since disappeared), pronounced Catherlough, and gradually
softened into its present name. The early English writers closely followed
the Irish spelling, and wrote the name Catherlogh, Katherlagh, or Catherlagh,
as in the text above, but early in the nineteenth century adopted the present
phonetic spelling.

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1695-6 Jan. 20. Do. John LADD to John READING, both of Glocester
Co., for 1-48 of a share of W. J. 447 and 448

1701 Dec. 2. Do. same to William HOEMAN of Homan's Creek,
Glocester Co., husbandman, for 100 acres of the 4,000 a. tract bought of
Sarah WELCH &c. 449

1702-3 March 1. Do. to John TEST of Salem, yeoman, for 100 acres
of the 4,000 a. tract bought of Sarah WELCH &c. 450

1695 Aug. 15. Do. Isaac WOOD of Woodbury Creek, Glocester Co.,
yeoman, to John HEDGER of Vpton on Glocester River, husbandman, for
100 acres belonging to "one two" parts fo 1/8 of a share. 451

1698 June 8. Do. Isaac PEARSON of Salem, W. J., yeoman, to
Thomas BULL of Vpton on Glocester River, husbandman, for a plantation
of 250 acres in Glocester Co., on the South branch of said river. 452

1698-9 Jan. 9. Do. Edward WILLIAMS, planter, to John BROWN, hus-
bandman, both of Vpton on Glocester R., for 32 acres, of which 30 are on
the South branch of said river, adjoining John HEDGER, the other 2 a.,
meadow, are a part of an 18 a. lot surveyed for grantor on said branch. 453

1701 Sept. 1. Do. Hugh DURBOROW of Philadelphia, yeoman, to
Benjamin BRAMAN of Glocester Co., yeoman, for an undivided half of 530
acres in said Co., N. E. Great Mantus Cr., S. W. Clommell Cr. (see supra,
p. 415). 455

1702 Dec. 10. Do. John AUSTELL of Glocester Co., gentleman, to
Thomas GARDINER of Burlington, Esqre, for 314 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 456

1702 June 2. Do. John LADD, yeoman, to Philipp PAUL, Esqre, both
of Glocester Co., for 100 acres of the 4,000 a. tract bo't of Sarah WELCH &c. 457

1699 June 26. Do. Richard MATTHEWS, formerly of London Black-
well Hall, factor, now of Stock Newington, [1] Co. of Middlesex, to John
HADDON of Rothereth, [2] Co. of Surry, anchor smith, for 1/8 of a share of W. J. 458 and 459

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[1] Stoke Newington (from the Saxon stoc or stocce, the stem or trunk of a
tree, and Newington, the name of the Norman Lord of the manor), a town
long since swallowed up by London. Here resided at different periods
Queen Elizabeth's favorite, Robert DUDLEY, Earl of Leicester, Daniel DEFOE,
Isaac WATTS, John HOWARD, Mrs. BARBAULD, and others distinguished in
history and letters.
[2] Rotherhithe (from the British yr odar, the boundary, and the Saxon
hithr, a port: "the port on the (river) boundary," the seat of Canute,
and the scene of Wm. TYLER's insurrection.

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1698 Dec. 9. Do. William WARD to John BROWN, both of Vpton on
Glocester R., husbandman, for 35 acres, whereof 25 are on the South side
of the South branch of said river and 10 a. in the Cat-tail meadow. 461

1697 April 10. Do. Isaac WOOD of Woodbury Creek, Gloucester Co.,
yeoman, to John BROWN of Upton on Glocester River, yeoman, for 50 acres
in said Co., W. Anthony SHARP, E. James WHITEALL. 462

1691 Sept. 1. Do. Daniel HOWELL, late of Cooper's Creek, Glocester
Co., now of near Philadelphia, son and heir of Thomas HOWELL dec'd,
and Mordecai HOWELL of Cooper's Creek, second son and executor of said
Tho. HOWELL, to their sister Miriam HOWELL of Cooper's Creek, second
daughter of said Thomas, for 100 acres in W. J., part of 1/8 of a share. 464

1700 May 13. Do. Henry ffRANKLIN, late of N. Y. City, now of Long
Island, N. Y., bricklayer, to John CHAMPION of Hemsted, L. I., yeoman,
for a plantation of 330 acres in Glocester Co., W. J., on Cooper's near
Mill Creek, between John WRIGHT, John SHIVERS and Henry JOHNSON,
bought of Mordecai HOWELL August 7, 1697. 465

1696-7 March 1. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to An-
drew LOCK of Glocester Co., husbandman, for 150 acres in W. J. bought
with other land of Samuel ROBESON September 2, 1696. 466

1703 April 25. Do. John LADD to John HUGG Junior, Esqre, both of
Glocester co., for 500 acres in W. J., part of the 4,000 a. tract bought of
Sarah WELCH &c. February 28, 1700-1. 467

1703 July 15. Do. John READING of Glocester, yeoman, to John
HUGG Junior of Glocester Co., Esqre, for 109 acres on the North side of
Oldmans Creek alias Berklye River, near the bridge on the Salem Road,
N. W. George LAWRENCE, S. E. unsurveyed land. 468

1703 July 12. Do. John Ladd to Benjamin BRAMAN, both of Gloces-
ter Co., yeomen, for 100 acres of the 4,000 a. tract in W. J., bought of
Sarah WELCH &c. 469

1703 July 6. Do. John HUGG Junior of Glocester Co., Esqre, and
wife Priscilla to Henry JENNINGS of Salem Co., tailor, for a lot in Gloces-
ter, 180 by 60 feet, on the South side of High St., S. W. Thomas BULL, N.
W. Front St. and Delaware River, N. E. High St. 470

1702 Sept. 1. Do. Andrew ROBESON, executor of Samuel ROBESON
dec'd, to Garret VAN IMMA of Glocester Co., yeoman, for 1,000 acres with
highway allowance in said Co. in two lots, to wit: 883 a. at the mouth of
Clonmell Creek, along Delaware R., adjoining Israel HELM, the Wilder-
ness and Benjamin BRAMAN; 167 a. near the head of Clonmell Cr. next to
said BRAMAN. 471

1702 Oct. 6. Do. William WHITE of Philadelphia, son and heir of
John WHITE, formerly of W. J., dec'd, to John HUGG Junior of Glocester
Co., Esqre, for 1-20 of a share of W. J., bought by said John WHITE of Tho.
ATHERTON of Dublin, Ireland, February 27, 1682-3. 473 and 474

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