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SALEM DEEDS, NO. 6.


1695 Nov. 30. Assignment by Samuel HUNTER to Roger MALL of Cho-
hansey, W. J., husbandman, of the within menconed Deed and 80 acres
of land. 1

1685 May 13. Deed. Richard GUY, late of Elsenburgh, Salem
Tenth, W. J., yeoman, and wife Bridgett to Samuel CARPENTER of Phila-
delphia, merchant, for 812 acres in Elsenburgh. 2

1695 Sept. 10. Do. John SMITH, formerly of St. Paul SHADWELL, Co.
of Middlesex, England, now of Allawayes Creek alias MunMouth River,
Salem Co., W. J., yeoman, to Thomas ABBOTT of said river, yeoman, for
250 acres on the Southside of Chohansey Creek, adjoining Daniel THIRAND
and John IRESON. 5

1686-7 Feb. 14. Do. Marcus ELGAR of Middle Neck, Township of
New Salem, W. J., planter, to Richard MARSHALL of New Salem, planter,
for 245 acres on Allawayes Creek, adjoining Dennis FISHER; part of the
1,000 a. tract bought of Wm. MALSTER August 13, 1680. 7

1695-6 Feb. 19. Do. Joshua BARKSTEAD of Cesariae River, Salem Co.,
gentleman, to William BUTTON of the same place, yeoman, for 550 acres on
said river, called Arcadia, at the head of Cyprus Branch and along the
main fork of Button Brook, adjoining Tho: HARRIS, part of a 5,000 a.
tract granted by John FENWICK to John BARKSTEAD, then of London, since
of Jones County, Penna., June 18, 1675, of whose estate grantor became
administrator. 10


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1696 March 28. Do. Nathaniel CHAMPNEYS senior of MunMouth
River alias Allawayes Creek, Salem Co., yeoman, to his son-in-law John
HANCOCK of the same place, yeoman, for 400 acres between grantee and
Christopher WHITE. 12

1695 Sept. 10. Do. John SMITH, formerly of St. Paul Shadwell, Co.
of Middlesex, England, now of Allawayes Creek, Salem Co., W. J., yeo-
man, to Daniel THIRAND of Salem Town, gentleman, for 167 acres on the
Southside of Chohansey, adjoining John IRESON; part of the 1,000 a. tract
bought of John ELDRIDGE June 7, 1675. 14

1696 April 21. Do. Same to Nathaniel WESTLAND of Burlington,
merchant, for 83 acres, part of the 1,000 a. tract as in preceding. 16

1695 Nov. 2. Assignment by Jonathan BEERE to Thomas BUDD of
Philadelphia, merchant, of "all my right, title, &c. of, in & to the same." 18

1696 April 16. Deed. William HALL, yeoman, to Benjamin KNAPTON,
blacksmith, both of Salem Town, for 2 1/2 acres in grantee's ditched marsh
in Salem Town marsh. 19

1695-6 Feb. 21. Do. Joshua BARKSTEAD of Cesariae River, Salem Co.,
yeoman, to Samuel WOODHOUSE, son and heir of Anthony WOODHOUSE of
said river, dec'd, for one half of a 500 acre lot on said river, adjoining
Wm. HUDSON, bought of Wm. HICKSON April 4, 1693, to whom and Wm. HUNTER,
both of Burlington Co., John THROGMORTON sold the 500 a. November 1, 1686. 22

1695 July 12. Confirmation by Joshua BARKSTEAD to Thomas HARRIS of
a former deed. 24

1696 May 4. Assignment by John WORLIDGE to Hypolite LEFEVOR of
Salem Co., gentleman, of all his right, title, &c. to 100 acres, adjoining
Hollybourne plantation. 25

1696 May 5. Deed. Hypolite LEFEVOR of Salem Co., gentleman, to
Joseph PLEDGER of said Co., yeoman, for the tract called Hollybourne, 200
acres, W. grantee, N. Hollybourne Creek and Jane BRAITHWAITE, S. Wm.
KENTON dec'd. 26

1695-6 Jan. 16. Do. Henry JENJNGS of Mun Mouth River, Salem
Co., tailor, and wife Margrett to John BACON of Cesariae River, said Co.,
for 90 acres on Adam's Neck near Cesariae River, on Abrook Creek, ad-
joining WITHMAN's plantation. 28


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1693 July 25. Do. William ROYDON, heretofore of Glocester Co.,
W. J., now of Philadelphia, yeoman, to Nathaniel WESTLAND of Burling-
ton, merchant, for a townlot of 16 acres in New Salem on the highway,
adjoining CHAMPNEYS' homelot. 30

1693 April 4. Do. William HICKSON of Burlington Co., W. J., yeo-
man, to Samuel HUNTER, son and heir of Wm. HUNTER dec'd, for his half
of the 500 acres granted to said HICKSON and Wm. HUNTER jointly by
John THROGMORTON. 34

1696 June 17. Do. John KYLLETT of Salem Town, husbandman, to
Jonathan BEERE of the same place, Esqre, for 16 acres there next to Wm. RUMSEY's. 35

1696 April 16. Do. Roger MILTON of Salem Town, W. J., yeoman,
to John HUGHS of Manneton Creek, Salem Co., husbanman, for 100 acres
on Salem Creek and Mill Creek, adjoining Henry SLOOBEY. 37

1695-6 Feb. 17. Do. George GARRETT of Manneton Creek, Salem Co.,
husbandman, to John BEESWICK of said Co., bricklayer, for 100 acres on
said creek, formerly occupied by Marke REEVE. 40

1696 May 9. Do. John SMITH of Hedgefeild, Salem Co., yeoman, to
William PENTON of Allawayes Creek, same Co., for 400 acres, the lower
part of the 1,000 a. tract next to Chohansey, on Unknown Creek, bought
of Wm. DEMIRE et al. September 12, 1692 (supra, Liber 5, p. 345). 42

1696 April 27. Do. Hypolitus LEFEVOR, late of Hollybourn,
Salem Co., gentleman, to Widow Joan BRAITHWAIT of said Co., for 200
acres on the N. E. side of Hollybourn Creek, W. John PLEDGER, Mihop-
pines Creek and Roger CARARY, N. Wm. RUMSEY, E. grantee. 44

1696 May 25. Do. Jonathan BEERE, Esquire and Burgess of Salem
Town, to Thomas BUDD of Pennsilvania, merchant, for four 14 acre lots
in Salem Town marsh, belonging to Roger MILTON, vizt: 1, the 2d lot above
the bank, on the Westside of the Town Creek, N. a lot of said Milton, sur-
veyed for John PAINE, W. Windham land, E. the Town Creek, S. Wm.
Hall; 2, the 4th lot above the bank, N. the 17 a. lot, W. Windham lands,
S. Wm. RUMSEY, S. E. the Town Creek; 3, the 6th lot above the bank, N.
Wm. RUMSEY, W. Windham land, S. E. the Town Creek; 4, the 7th lot
above the town bank on the Eastside of said creek, N. Nathaniel WESLAND,
W. a little creek, S. Thomas WOODROOFFE, E. townlands; according
to Act of Assembly of October 3, 1693. 46

1696 July 31. Do. Charles ANGELO of Salem Town, husbandman,
to Widow Elizabeth SMITH, late of Christianna Creek, Penna. now of
Salem Co., for her life and after her death to Prudence, wife of Thomas
KILLINGWORTH of said town, gentleman, for a house and 10 acres in said
town between John PAINE and the creek, excepting a lot in the town
marsh, bought of Robert COFFIN May 26, 1693. 49


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1695-6 March 18. Do. Joshua BARKSTEAD of Cesariae River alias
Chohansey, Salem Co., gentleman, administrator of John BARKSTEAD
dec'd, to Obediah HOLMES Junior of the same place, yeoman, for 207
acres, part of the 5,000 a. tract granted by John FENWICK to said John
BARKSTEAD, June 18, 1675. 51

1696 June 13. Assignment by Samuel WOODHOUSE of Chohansey,
Salem Co., yeoman, to William REMINGTON of the same place, husband-
man, of the wthin menconed 80 acres. 53

1695-6 March 24. Do. by William WILKINSON to William PRICE of
Salem Co., husbandman, of the wthin menconed 100 acres. 54

1696 Aug. 19. Deed. Lambert JOHNSON, son and heir of Ard JOHNSON
of Penn's Neck, Salem Co., dec'd, to Thomas MOWYER of the same
place, weaver, for 190 acres on Delaware R. and Antonyes Creek on said Neck. 55

1696 Aug. 19. Do. Thomas MOWYER of Penn's Neck, Salem Co.,
weaver, to Arthur REDMUND of the same place, husbandman, for 95 acres,
the lower half of the preceding 190 a. 56

1695-6 March 18. Do. Joshua BARKSTEAD, administrator of the es-
tate of John Barkstead dec'd, to Jonathan HOLMES of Cesariae River, yeo-
man, for 203 acres in two lots, to wit: 1, 163 a. on the Northside of Cho-
hansey, in the fork of Kiewhaps Creek, along the Turtle Branch of said
creek, adjoining Barnard HODGES; 2, 40 a. along said Hodges. 58

1696 Aug. 22. Do. William HALL of Salem Town, W. J., yeoman, to
Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, for two lots in Salem Town
marsh, one of 17 acres adjoining Roger MILTON on the farther side of the little
creek, other one of 8 a. on the lower side of the sluce and on Salem Creek. 61

1695 June 18. Do. John KAIGHIN of Bybury, Bucks Co., Penna., late
husband of Ann, formerly widow of Walter ffOREST of the same place,
miller, and guardian-trustee of his daughter by said Ann, Ann KAIGHIN,
William ALBERTSON senior of Newtown Creek, Gloucester Co., W. J., exec-
utor of said W. fforest, and his son William ALBERTSON junior, one of the
legatees of said fforrest, to John VANCE, late of Christiana Creek, Penna.,
now of near Salem, W. J., miller, for 300 acres, near Salem, called the
Brothers fforrest, at the mouth of Little Mill or Ten Acre Creek E. N. E.
and N. the Great Mill Creek, also a grist mill on Great Mill Creek. 63

1696 Oct. 20. Assignment by Arthur REDMUND to Thomas MOWYER, of
the within mentioned 95 acres (supra, p. 56). 71

1696 Oct. 28. Deed. Henry JENJNGS of MunMouth R., Salem Co.,
tailor, to Abell Nicholson of the same place, yeoman, for 100 acres near
said river, adjoining Samuel NICHOLSON, Nicholas MOORE and Ann's Grove. 71


PAGE 615 Salem Deeds, No. 6.


1696 Sept. 29. Assignment by same to John MASON of Salem Co.,
W. J., brickmaker, of the within mentioned 350 acres. 73

1696 Sept. 8. Deed. Samuel HEDGE of Salem Town, gentleman, and
wife Anna to John SMITH, late of Grundell Hill on Allawayes Cree,
Salem Co., yeoman, for 1,160 acres, the now remaining part of Hedgefeild
and tract of 2,000 acres, on Manneton Creek, bequeathed to grantors by
John FENWICK. 74

1696 Oct. 20. Do. Joseph NICHOLSON, late of Salem Co., now of
Glocester Co., W. J., yeoman, to George ABBOTT of Salem Co., yeoman,
for 156 acres, inherited from Samuel NICHOLSON, son and heir of Samuel
NICHOLSON. (Will of October 24, 1694.). 76

1696 Oct. 28. Do. John KYLLETT of Salem Town, husbandman, to
Eleazer DORBEY of Boston, New England, mariner, for 10 acres in Salem
Town, adjoining Thomas KYLLINGWORTH, excepting a lot in the town
marsh, bought of John SNOOKE Dec. 10, 1688. 78

1680 Aug. 13. Do. William MALSTER of Windham, W. J., gentle-
man, for himself, his wife Katherine and her sister Frances BOWYER, to
Marcus ELGER of Middle Neck, Township of New Salem, planter, for 450
acres, henceforth to be called Middle Neck, along Parting Creek and Mid-
dle Neck Creek. 80

1696 Aug. 25. Do. Francis BUCKLE of Stow Creek, Salem Co., hus-
bandman, to Henry SIKES of MunMouth R., said Co., husbandman, for
one half of the 200 a. lot bought of Anna SALTER by her attorney James
NEVILL January 20, 1686-7. 83

1696 July 30. Do. Nathaniell WESTLAND of Burlington, merchant, to
Thomas WOODROOFFE of Salem Town, gentleman, for 16 acres in said
town, formerly laid out for Edward WADE and bought of Wm. ROYDON
July 25, 1693. 85

1696 16th d. 6th m. (Aug.). Assignment by Isaac PEARSON of Salem
Town, blacksmith, to Hester HUCKINGS, of the within mentioned land,
the consideration to be paid by Roger HUCKINGS and said Hester. 87

1696 Aug. 19. Do. by same to same of Allawayes Creek, Salem
Co., spinster, of all his right, title, &c. to the within mentioned land. 87

1696 Sept. 8. Do. by John BESSWICK to Thomas YORKE of Salem
Town, bricklayer, of the within mentioned 100 acres. 88

1687 Oct. 30. Deed. John BILLERS of London, England, merchant,
by his attorney Thomas BUDD of Burlington, W. J., merchant, to Thomas
YORKE of Salem Town, bricklayer, for 100 acres on or near Chohansey
River, part of a 5,000 acre tract surveyed to said BILLERS. 88

1696 April 18. Assingment by Thomas YORKE to Peter ERICKSON of
Cesariae River, Salem Co., W. J., husbandman, of the within mentioned land. 90

1696 Nov. 14. Do. by Peter ERICKSON to John JONES of Cesariae
River, Salem Co., W. J., husbandman, of the within mentioned land. 91

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1696 Nov. 26. Do. by Thomas MOWYER to Paul JAQUAT of Penn's
Neck, Salem Co., W. J., yeoman, of one half of the within mentioned
land, the half being 95 acres. (Entered twice.) 92

1695 Oct. 9. Deed. Samuel HEDGE of Salem Town, gentleman, to
Jonathan WALLING of Cesariae River, Salem Co., yeoman, for 222 acres as
follows: 42 a. adjoining Marke REEVE, David SHEEPHERD and Wm. DARE,
180 a. between James PEIRCE, Tho. SMITH, David SHEEPHERD and Marke REEVE. 93

1693 July 28. Lease. John SMITH, Samuel HEDGE and Richard
TINDALL, all of Salem Co., yeoman, for the tract called the Mannor Neck, on
Cesariae River and adjoining the Town of Greenwitch, now the estate of
Samuel HEDGE, son of said Samuel HEDGE and one of the heirs of said
John FENWICK. 95

1696 Oct. 5. Deed. William HALL of Salem Town, W. J., yeoman,
and wife Elizabeth to John HOPMAN of Rattcoon Creek, Glossester Co.,
husbandman, for the plantation called Pile Grove, 380 acres, between the
branches of Salem Creek, adjoining Joseph WHITE, excepting 1/2 a. used as
burying place. 97

1696 Oct. 5. Mortgage. John HOPMAN to William HALL, on the
foregoing 380 acres. 100

1696 May 9. Deed. William PENTON of Allawayes Creek, Salem
Co., yeoman, to Thomas ffOSTER of the same place, weaver, and wife
Joane, sister of grantor, for 100 acres, bequeathed to them by his father
Wm. PENTON dec'd, and to be taken out of the 400 a. lot on Unknown
Creek, bought of John SMITH. 102

1696 May 9. Assignment by Thomas ffOSTER and wife Joane to
Thomas CRAVEN of Chohansey, Salem Co., husbandman, of the within
mentioned 100 acres. 104

1696 Oct. 24. Do. by Jeremiah BACON to Moses HEWSTEED, late of
Chohansey, husbandman, of the within mentioned 16 acres. 105

1696-7 Feb. 16. Lease. Edward CHAMPNEYS of Salem Co., joiner, to
John ALLEN of the same Co., yeoman, for 300 acres, part of the 500 a.,
called White's Vineyard bought of Tho. YORKE and wife Mary. 107

1696 Dec. 23. Deed. Joshua BARKSTEAD of Cesariae River, Salem
Co., gentleman, administrator of John BARKSTEAD dec'd, to Joseph BROWNE
of the Town of Greenwitch, same Co., yeoman, for 300 acres on Cesariae
River, adjoining Thomas HARRIS. 109

1696-7 Jan. 26. Assignment by Wm. HALL to Benjamin KNAPTON of
Salem Town, blacksmith, of the within mentioned land. 111

1696 Oct. 30. Deed. Samuel CURTIS of MunMouth River, Salem Co.,
yeoman, executor of the last will of Robert DONNE of the same place,
dec'd, to John PAINE of said Co., yeoman, for 130 acres, of which 100 were
bought by said DONNE of Edward CHAMPNEYS July 17, 1685, and 30 of
Joseph WHITE July 29, 1693. 112


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1696 Oct. 5. Assignment by William PRICE to John KYLLETT of Salem
Co., husbandman, of the within mentioned 100 acres. 115

1696 Dec. 2. Do. by Richard BUTCHER to Hugh MIDDLETON of Salem
Town, of the within mentioned land. (Entered twice.). 115

1696 Oct. 20. Deed. Joseph NICHOLSON of MunMouth R. alias Alla-
wayes Creek, Salem Co., yeoman, to Obediah HOLMES senior of the Town
of Greenwitch, said Co., gentleman, assignee of Jonathan WALLING, for 16
acres in said town between Samuel BACON, the Manor Neck and Thomas
WATSON, sold by grantor's brother Samuel NICHOLSON in his lifetime to
said WALLING. 117

1697 April 14. Assignment by Thomas WOODROOFFE to his son Joseph
WOODROOFFE, of "all ye Contents of ye wthin Deed," consideration to be
paid to Nathaniel WESTLAND. 119

1697 June 16. Deed. James READ of the Town of New Castle,
Penna., to William DARE of Chohansey, Salem Co., W. J., mariner, for
800 acres in W. J., not yet taken up and left by will of John SMITH to his
wife Sarah Smith. 119

1696-7 Jan. 14. Do. William DARE of Cesariae River, Salem Co.,
mariner, to David SHEEPHERD of the same place, for 50 acres on the South-
side of said river, in the Back Neck, between grantor and Widow REEVE,
part of 800 a. bought of James REED October 1, 1696. 121

1697 June 17. Do. Same to Thomas KYLLINGWORTH of Salem Town,
for 100 acres at the head of the River Tweed alias Back Creek, on a
branch of said creek, called Killpigg Hole, and adjoining John BELLUSS,
part of the 800 acres (supra, p. 119). 122

1697 July 28. Do. John STALCOP of Christian Creek, Co. of New
Castle, Penna., yeoman, to John MINCK of Penn's Neck, Salem Co., hus-
bandman, for 183 acres near Lucas Point, Penn's Neck. 125

1697 July 27. Do. John MINCK of Penn's Neck, Salem Co., yeoman,
and wife Elizabeth to Margrett LACROY or GILLETT, for their right, title,
&c. of, in or to 300 acres, given by Margrett LACROY, then the widow of
Michael LACROY, now widow of Joshua GILLETT, to her three daughters
Elizabeth, Ann and Mary LACROY, of whom said Elizabeth MINCK is the survivor. 127

1697 July 27. Mortgage. Widow Margrett GILLETT of Penn's Neck,
Salem Co., to William GILL JOHNSON of the same place, yeoman, on the
preceding 300 acres. 128

1697 July 28. Do. John MINCK of Penn's Neck, Salem Co., hus-
bandman, to William GILL JOHNSON of the same place, yeoman, on 366
acres on said Neck and Lucas Point. 130


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1697 June 28. Assignment by Nathaniel CHAMPNEYS senior to John
REMINGTON, of all the land, &c. within mentioned. 132

1693-4 Jan. 27. Quitclaim by Garrett VANJMY, John LACROY and
Clause JOHNSON of Penn's Neck, Salem Co., farmers, to Widow Margrett
GILLETT of the same place, for all actions and causes of actions, &c. 132

1697 April 8. Deed. Thomas WOODROOFFE of Salem Town, tailor, to
Eleazer DORBEY of Boston, New England, mariner, for two lots of 10 acres
each and two lots of marsh, each of 8 a. all in Salem Town, as follows:
one 10 a. lot adjoining Wm. WILKINSON, the second 10 a. lot between said
WILKINSON and the Governour's lot, one marsh lot adjoining Tho. JOHNSON,
the other along the creek between Roger MILTON and George HASLEWOOD. 133

1697 April 8. Do. Roger MILTON of Salem Town, yeoman, to Wil-
liam TYLER of Allawayes Creek, Salem Co., tanner, for 53 acres on the
Southside of Allawayes Creek between Anthony PAGE, George DEACON and
Richard JOHNSON, part of the 1,500 a. tract conveyed to him by William
MILTON April 6, 1680. 136

1697 June 22. Do. Hypolitus LEFEVOR, late of Salem Co., W. J.,
now of New Castle, Penna., yeoman, to William TYLER (as above), for 600
acres of the 900 a. tract, called Lefevor's Chase, on Fenwick's River, over
against New Salem, along Puddle Dock, Manneton Creek and Fenwick Creek. 138

1697 June 15. Do. Benjamin BURDON of Middletown, Munmouth
Co., East Jersey, yeoman, to James HUDSON of Chohansey, Salem Co.,
W. J., son and heir of William HUDSON dec'd, for 300 acres on Chohan-
sey River, S. E. of MOUNT's plantation. 140

1697 June 22. Do. Joshua BARKSTEAD of Chohansey alias Cesariae
River, Salem Co., heir apparent and administrator of John BARKSTEAD
dec'd, confirming to Peter BLACKFEILD of Salem Town, cawcker, and wife
Ann, lately the widow of John HASLEWOOD, son and heir of George HASLEWOOD,
for 360 acres at Chohansey, sold to said George HASLEWOOD April
18, 1691 (supra, Liber 5, p. 400). 142

1697 June 23. Do. Peter BLACKFEILD and wife Ann of Salem Town
to William POPE of Chohansey, cordwainer, for 100 acres on the Island
Branch, adjoining Edward ffAIREBANCK, part of the preceding 360 a. and
of the 1,000 a. tract bought by George HASLEWOOD of Robert HUTCHINSON. 144

1697 June 23. Do. Same to Edward ffAIREBANCK of Chohansey,
cordwainer, for 200 acres on Chohansey Creek, part of the 360 acres
bought of Joshua BARKSTEAD (supra, p. 142). 147

1697 July 29. Do. Same to John CHATFEILD, of New Fairfeild, Salem
Co., yeoman, for 400 acres, adjoining Wm. POPE, part of the 360 a. (supra,
p. 142) and of the 1,000 a. bought by George HASLEWOOD of Robert HUTCHINSON. 149


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1694 July 2. Assignment by John KETCHAM Senior and wife Bethia of
New Town, Queens Co., N. Y., to Thomas STATHEM of West Chester Co.,
of "the within specifed Deed." 151

1697 8 March 24. Assignment in lieu of mortgage by Thomas YORKE
to Wm. THOMSON of Elsenburgh, Salem Co., yeoman, of the within men-
tioned tract. 152

1698-9 Feb. 21. Assignment by Wm. THOMPSON to Jno BESSWICK of
the wthin mentioned land. 152

1687-8 Jan. 28. Deed. John ADAMS of Salem Co., planter, to Wil-
liam DANIEL of Cesariae River, W. J., planter, for 100 acres near said
river, between Henry JENJNGS, Wm. WAITHMAN and the Great Tree Creek. 153

1697 Sept. 17. Do. Andrew HAMILTON of East Jersey, gentleman, to
Eleazer DORBY of West Jersey, mariner, for 450 acres on Chohansey
River, near Joshua BARSTEAD's third fast landing. 154

1697 May 3. Do. John BELLOWES of London, merchant, by his at-
torney Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to Thomas JONES, Jona-
than MOOREHOUSE, Joseph SEELEYE and Josepy SAYRE, late of New Eng-
land, now of Cesariae River alias Chohansey, W. J., planters, for 400 acres
to be surveyed on said river. 156

1697 June 10. Agreement between the purchasers in Fairefeild, John
BASTARD, Thomas BENNET Senior, Thomas Jones and Jonathan MOREHOUSE, of whom
Joseph BASTARD has relingquished his right to said MOREHOUSE and Joseph SEELYE,
Thomas BENNET senior to John Bennet and Thomas BENNET Junior, of which
MOREHOUSE, JONES and BENNETs assign to Jonathan MOREHOUSE 500 acres, John
BENNET 200 a., Thomas BENNET 200 a., John MILLS 100 a., Joseph SEELYE 200 a.,
John CHATFEILD 200 a., Nicholas JOHNSON 200 a., Samuel ffOSTER 200 a., for a
Minister 100 a., for a parsonage 100 a., Robert DALLGLISH 200, Joseph SAYRE
200, John ROBERTS 100, Samuel BELLMAP 100, John SMITH 100, Joseph GRIMES 100,
Joseph SMITH 100, Eleazer SMITH 200, Edward LUMIS 100, John GRIFFIN 150, Daniel
WASTECOATE 150, John BATEMAN 200, John fFAIRE CHILD 130, John OGDON 200, Joshua
CURTIS 100, Thomas KERMES 200, Zachiriah ffRRIS 100, Michel HANNA 100, Thomas
JONES 250, provinding each one should give security for 9 per 100 acres. The
grantees in the preceding deed allot the there conveyed 400 acres among
themselves, "ye first Twelve Adventurers, yt settled on ye place," Thomas JONES
excepted, and John BENNETT, Thomas BENNETT Junior, John BATEMAN, Nicholas
JOHNSON, John MILLS, Joseph GRIMES, Edward LUMIS, Joseph SMITH, John SMITH,
John OGDON, Joseph WHEELER and the others as above, with their bond for the
pauyment of 9 per 100 a. 159

1697 June 10. Deed. Thomas BRIDGE of Cesariae River, W. J., gentleman,
to Joseph SAYRE, Joseph SEELY, Robert DALLGLESH, John CHATFEILD,
John OGDON, Edward LUMIS, Daniel WESTCOTT, John MILLS, Nicholas JOHNSON, Joseph WHEELER, John ffAIRECHILD, Thomas Bennet Junior, John BENNET, Joshua CURTIS, John SMITH, Joshua SMITH, Thomas KERMES and Jonathan MOREHOUSE,
all of ffairefield in Cesariae R., planters, personally, sur-
vivorship excepted, for 1,000 acres there, on the Eastside of Chohansey
River and Northside of Saw Mill Creek, bought of the West Jersey Soci-
ety through their agent Tho. REVELL May 17, 1697. 169


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1697 June 29. Do. Thomas BENNETT to John CHATFEILD, both of the
Town of ffairefeild in the Prescincts of Cesariae R., Salem Co., planters,
for a homelot of 3 acres in said town, N. a street near to said river, E.
John BENNETT, S. another street, W. townland. Sarah, wife of Thomas
BENNETT, gives her consent separately. 173

1697 June 10. Do. Leonard BERRYMAN of Cesariae River to Joseph
SAYRE of ffairefeild, both planters, for 100 acres below said river, at or
near Cedar Creek, adjoining Jacob GARRETSON. 176

1697 Oct. 23. Assignment by Edward HURBERT (HURLBERT) to William
HALL of Salem, merchant, of the within mentioned tract of land. 178

1697 Oct. 23. The preceding repeated. 178

1697 July 24. Power of attorney. Magdalena ERICKSON, widow of
John ERICKSON of Salem Co., to her son-in-law John STALCOPE of New Cas-
tle Co., Penna., as agent to dispose of her share in the plantation at Lucas
Point, Salem Co., left her by her late husband. 178

1697-8 Jan. 24. Deed. James HUDSON of Cesariae River, Salem Co.,
husbandman, to William EASTLAND, third son and administrator of Joseph
EASTLAND of Oyster Bay, Long Island, dec'd, for one half of 300 acrews on
said river, bought by grantor's father and purchased by grantor from Benj.
BuRdon June 15, 1697. 179

1697 Sept. 4. Do. Nathaniel CHAMPNEYS Senior of Salem Co., yeo-
man, to John REMINGTON of said Co., husbandman, for 100 acres adjoin-
ing grantee and part of the 1,000 a. tract bought of Richard RUSSELL Sep-
tember 9, 1691. 181

1697-8 Feb. 18. Mortgage. Andrew THOMPSON of Elsenburgh,
Salem Co., yeoman, to John THOMPSON and Isaac SMART, both of the same
Co., yeomen, on the farm at Elsenburgh, bequeathed to him by his father,
Andrew THOMPSON dec'd. Marginal Note says, the mortgage was satis-
fied July 17, 1705. 184

1696-7 Jan. 14. Deed. William DARE of Cesariae River, Salem Co.,
mariner, to James ROYLEY of the same place, planter, for 50 acres in the
Back Neck on the Southside of Cesariae between Joseph Royley, a gut of
creek and David SHEEPHERD. 186

1696-7 Jan. 14. Do. Joseph ROYLEY of Cesariae R., Salem Co., yeo-
man, to James ROYLEY of the same place, for 100 acres, S. W. David
SHEEPHERD and Jonathan WALLING, N. E. Wm. JOHNSON. 188


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1697 April 16. Do. John THOMPSON of Elsenburgh, Salem Co., yeo-
man, and wife Sarah to Richard WOODNUTT of the same place, bricklayer,
and wife Mary, for 39 acres there, adjoining Samuel CARPENTER, part of
the 220 a. lot, bought of Richard GUY and wife Bridgett November 1, 1680. 190

1697 Oct. 18. Assignment by Charles BAGLEY and wife Elizabeth to
Peter CRAVEN of Salem Co., husbandman, of the within mentioned tract of land. 192

1697-8 March 10. Do. by Joseph SAYRE to Leonard BEREMAN of
Chohansey, Salem Co., yeoman, of the within mentioned land. 193

1696-7 March 19. Deed. Jacob GARRISON to Leonard BEREMAN, both
of near Cedar Creek, Salem Co., yeomen, for 300 acres there, below
Chohansey, at the head of a branch of Back Creek, adjoining grantor. 194

1697-8 March 18. Do. Leonard BEEREMAN to Joseph SAYRE of Cho-
hansey or ffaifeild, yeoman, for 200 acres of the preceding 300, in ex-
change for 100. 196

1697-8 March 17. Do. William DARE of Lebanon, Salem Co., mar-
iner, to Leonard Bereman of the same place, for 90 acres there, the East-
ern half of 180 a. on Morrice's River bought of James REED June 16, 1697. 197

1698 April 16. Quitclaim. Wade OAKFORD of Salem Co., husband-
man, to Charles OAKFORD, of his right, title, &c. in and to 200 acres on
MunMouth River bought by them together of Abell NICHOLASON April 20, 1695. 199

1698 March 28. Deed. Garrett VANJMY of Glossester Co., W. J.,
yeoman, to John BRISTOW of Chester Co., Penna., gentleman, for one half
of 300 acres on Fenwick's River, Middle Creek and the head of a
branch of Mill Creek, bought by grantor and Yealious GILL JOHNSON of
James NEVILL as agent for Wm. Penn October 27, 1684. 200

1697-8 Jan. 30. Do. John SMITH of Smithfeild, Salem Co., gentle-
man, and his son Daniel SMITH of the same place, yeoman, to William
TYLER of Mun Mouth River, said Co., tanner, for 100 acres on said river
at the mouth of a little creek, between grantors and grantee, part of the
1,000 a. tract granted to said John SMITH and wife Martha by John FENWICK
April 30, 1675. 202

1697 Dec. 21. Do. William RUMSEY of Manneton Creek, Salem Co.,
yeoman, to Charles HOLLINGWORTH, late of Maryland, now of Salem Town,
yeoman, for 16 acres of land in said town, on the street to the Ten Acres
Creek, and one marsh lot assigned by grantor to William GROOME March
2, 1694-5, who absonding without paying for the land, said RUMSEY was
put in possession again by order of Court. 205

1697 Dec. 21. Do. Charles HOLLINGWORTH, late of Salem Town, now
of Talbott Co., Maryland, planter, by his attorney John WORLIDGE, to
John SCOLES of Salem Town, cordwainer, for the preceding 16 acres. 207

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1698 April 2. Assignment by Nathaniel WESTLAND to Thomas Bridge
of Chohansey, Salem Co., gentleman, of the within mentioned 83 acres. 210

1698 April 16. Do. by Thomas BRIDGE to Thomas SHEEPHERD of
Chohansey, Salem Co., yeoman, of the within mentioned 83 acres. 211

1698 April 16. Do. by Daniel THIRAND to Thomas SHEEPHERD of the
within mentioned 167 acres. 212

1695-6 March 19. Deed. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant,
to Jacob GARRISON of West Jersey, yeoman, for 600 acres below Chohan-
sey, in one of the Six lower Tenths of W. J., near the head of a branch
of Back Creek, adjoining BELLERS' land, bought of George HUTCHINGSON
and Thomas GARDENER as agents of the General Assembly of W. J. (See
Liber B, p. 70.) 213

1697 June 10. Assignment by Leonard BERREMAN to William DARE of
Chohansey, mariner, of "the wthin 100 acres." 215

1693 April 8. Deed. John PAINE of Salem Co., husbandman, to
Roger MILTON of Salem Town, yeoman, for 12 acres in said township, on
a little creek running into Salem Creek, and on the S. E. side of the
ditch next to WINDHAM. 215

1693 April 8. Assignment by Roger MILTON to Jonathan BEERE of
Salem Town, gentleman, of the within mentioned tract of 12 acres. 216

1696 Nov. 11. Deed. John HOLME, late of Philadelphia, now of
MunMouth River, Salem Co., gentleman, and Samuel HEDGE, attorney for
Hannah and Elizabeth HOLME, daughters of said John and wife Mary, to
Samuel CARPENTER of Philadelphia, merchant, for 300 acres on Delaware
R., adjoining John MASON, part of the 2,000 acres given by said John and
wife to said daughters (supra, Liber 5, p. 494). 217

1697 Aug. 28. Do. Edward CHAMPNEYS of Manneton, Salem Co.,
joiner, to Andrew HOPMAN of West Jersey, husbandman, for 200 acres, on
the Westside of Nicomises Run and on a branch thereof, part of the 500
acres near Manneton, called White's Vineyard, bought of Thomas YORKE
and wife Mary, lately deceased, November 6, 1693. 219

1698 June 20. Do. John HOLME, late of Philadelphia, now of Mun-
Mouth R., gentleman, to Abell NICHOLSON of said river, yeoman, for 100
acres, 85 whereof adjoining grantee, Roger MILTON and Samuel NICHOLSON,.
15 N. W. of grantee on Allawayes Creek, part of the 2,000 a. as above, p. 217. 222

1698 June 28. Do. Same to George ABBOTT of MunMouth R., Salem
Co., yeoman, for 100 acres, adjoining the preceding and also part of the
2,000 acres. 224

1698 June 28. Do. Peter PETERS of Penn's Neck, Salem Co., hus-
bandman, to William SLOOBEY of the same place, gentleman, for 137 acres
on said Neck at Lucas Point, inherited from his father, Lucas PETERSON. 227


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1698 June 14. Do. John PAINE of MunMouth R., Salem Co., yeo-
man, to Isaac RUMSEY of ffairefeild, New England, and now of Salem
Town, for a lot of 16 acres in said town, on the Westside of the street ad-
joining Henry SALTER. 229

1696 Sept. 14. Do. Henry JENJNGS of MunMouth R., Salem Co.,
tailor, to Samuel CARPENTER of Philadelphia, merchant, for 100 acres in
Salem Co. N. Locus Creek, W. Dellaware R., S. and E. the marsh late in
the tenure of Samuel HEDGE. 231

1698 July 30. Assignment by Thomas YORKE to Arthur REDMOND of
Salem Town, tailor, of the within mentioned 2 acres. 232

1698 July 30. Do. by same to same of the within mentioned 2 1/2 acres
in the Town of Salem. 233

1697-8 March 20. Do. by Isaac PEARSON to William HALL of Salem
Town, merchant, of "all my right Title & Interest whtsoever." 234

1697 Dec. 21. Do. by John SCOLE to William HALL, of "all my
Right, Title & Interest whtsoever . . . and alsoe all House, Houseing,
Gardings &c. wthin menconed." 234

1698 June 14. Deed. Benjamin ACTON of Salem Co., weaver, to
William HALL of Salem Town, merchant, for two 10 acres town lots and
two lots in the town marsh as bought of Roger MILTON June 13, 1691. 235

1698 June 30. Deed of gift. Widow Mary PLEDGER of Berreton feilds,
Salem Co., to her daughter Sarah HURLEY of the same place, spinster, for
a farm of 200 acres, calley Hollybourne, bought of Hipolite LEFEVOR. 237

1690 Sept. 20. Deed. William KENTON of Great Choptank River,
Talbott Co., Maryland, carpenter, to Hugh MIDDLETON of Salem Co., gen-
tleman, husband of Mary KENTON, now deceased, late widow of grantor's
father William KENTON of Salem Co., dec'd, for the plantation in Salem
Co. bought by the father of John WORLIDGE, in exchange for 300 acres on
said river in Maryland. 238

1698 Oct. 21. Do. Edward CHAMPNEYS of White's Vineyard, Salem
Co., to John MINCK of Penn's Neck, said Co., yeoman, for 300 acres, part
of the 500 a. lot near the head of Salem Creek, called White's Vineyard,
bought of Tho. YORKE Nov. 6, 1693. 239

1698 Nov. 26. Do. Benjamin ACTON of Salem Co., weaver, to
George GARRET of said Co., husbandman, for 200 acres on Chestnut Run,
part of the 1,500 a. lot near the head of Salem Creek, bought of Wm. HALL
and wife April 29, 1695. 241

1698 Nov. 6. Do. Same to Thomas ELWELL, late of New England,
now of Salem Town, weaver, for 110 acres on Nicomusses Branch, at the
upper end of Obranceses old field, adjoining Tho. PILE, part of the 1,500
a. tract as preceding. 243


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1698 Dec. 31. Do. John SMITH of Hedgefeild, Salem Co., yeoman,
to Zebulon STATHEM of Stow Creek, said Co., carpenter, for 300 acres ad-
joining a 600 a. lot bought by grantee and Philipp STATHEM and part of the
1,000 a. tract on Unknowne or Stowe Creek bought of Wm DE MEYER et
al. September 12, 1692. 245

1698 Dec. 31. Do. Same to Philipp STATHEM, for 300 acres, bounded
as preceding. 247

1698 Nov. 26. Assignment by George GARRETT to Benjamin ACTON of
Salem Co., weaver, of the within mentioned land. 249

1681 May 11. Deed. William JOHNSON of Chohansey, W. J., tailor,
to Anthony PAGE of MunMouth R., Salem Co., planter, fro 350 acres, part
of the 500 a. lot on said river bought by grantor and George DEACON of
Wm. MALSTER April 10, 1679. 250

1680 Nov. 1. Do. Richard GUY of Elsenburgh, W. J., yeoman, and
wife Bridgett to John THOMPSON of the same place, carpenter, and wife
Sarah, for 220 acres on Dellaware R., near grantee's dwelling house,
along a creek on the East, between Andrew THOMPSON, MALSTER's planta-
tion and grantor. 252

1699 July 8. Do. Thomas ANDERSON of St. James Clerkenwell, Mid-
dlesex, bricklayer, and wife Ann, by their attorney Samuel CARPENTER of
Philadelphia, merchant, to John TAYLOR of Stow Creek, Salem Co., tailor,
for 200 acres along said cree, adjoining Samuel JOHNSON. 255

1699 July 8. Do. Same to Samuel JOHNSON of Stow Creek, weaver,
for 300 acres along said creek adjoining John MADDOCKS. 257

1693 Nov. 20. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to his
son John Budd of the same place, merchant, for 500 acres, called Melcum
Island, bought of John MADDOCKS as attorney of Ellinor HUFFE, widow of
Peter HUFFE, November 29, 1682. 259

1684 July 29. Consent of Ellinor HUFFE to the preceding deed and re-
ceipt of the purchase money. 263

1699 July 27. Deed. John BUDD of Philadelphia, brewer, to Adam
BALDRIDGE of N. Y. City, merchant, for the preceding 500 acres, called
Melcum Island. 263



 




 

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