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WEST JERSEY RECORDS - Liber B, Part 2.


1687 Sept. 2. Deed. John PENFORD of Newark, near Leicester, Co. of
Leicester, gentleman, to Thomas WILKINS of West Jersey, labourer, and
John WILKINS of Cassington, Co. of Leicester, labourer, sons of John WILKINS,
late of Kegham, same Co., husbandman, for 1-15 of a share or 90th
of the Province. 379

1693 July 20. Do. Samuel ANDREWS of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Joshua NEWBOLD of said Co., carpenter, for 300 acres in the same Co., on
Black's Creek betw. Wm. BARNES and Thomas ffARNSWORTH, bought of John
ffEKE of Metinicock, Oyester Bay, Long Island, N. Y. 380

1693-4 March 13. Do. Thomas PENFORD of Leicester, distiller, Jonah
PENFORD of the same place, grazier, both sons and executors of the last will
of their father John PENFORD, and Joshua PENFORD of London, watch
maker, their brother, by their attorney George HUTCHESON of Burlington,
merchant, to James MARSHALL of Burlington, merchant, for 1 1/2 acre on the
Island of Burlington, 102 f. front on High St., S. the Meeting House lot,
N. the same lot adjoining James WILLS, rear on the next street. 380

1693 3d d. 3d m. (May). Samuel and John BUNTING of Chesterfield,
Burlington, yeomen, to Robert MURFIN, John ABBOTT, Edward ROCKHILL and John
WILSFORD junior, all of said Co., yeomen, for 6 acres between
Thomas ffOLKE and the burying ground, for a Meeting house. 381

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1693 3d d. 3d m. (May). Acknowledgement by Robert MURFIN, John
ABBOTT, Edw. ROCKHILL and John WILSFORD junior, that they have received
the foregoing 6 a. only in trust for "ye People of God, called Quakers,
belonging unto ye monethly meeting of ffriends Commonly held at Chester-
field ffals." 382

1688 11th d. 8th m. (Oct.). Deed. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill,
W. J., yeoman, to Elias and John BURLING, both of Burlington, wheel
wrights, for 200 acres to be laid out at Northampton River. 383

1694 April 21. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to Henry GRUBB of the same place, butcher, for a waterlot, to
be laid out at Burlington "according to the laws and methods of West Jersey." 383

1694 April 21. Do. Same to Samuel HARRIOT of Burlington Co., mar-
iner, for 100 acres to be surveyed in the townbounds, as 1/2 of a share, the
whole bo't by said BIDDLE, Tho. OLLIVE and Daniel WILLS of the Propri-
etors Jan. 23, 1676-7. 384

1694 April 13. Do. Gilbert WHEELER of the Falls of Delaware, Bucks
Co., Penna., yeoman, to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, for all his
town, water and other lots in Burlington and the land in the town bounds,
belonging to 1/4 or 1/8 of a share, bought by Gilbert WHEELER of Saint Mar-
tins VINTREY, London, fruiterer, of William KENT of Bishopgate St., Lon-
don, cheesemonger, January 28, 1678-9. 384

1691 Oct. 2. Do. Daniel COXE of London, M. D., by his attorney,
John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, to Samuel DARK of Bucks Co., Penna.,
yeoman, for 300 acres, lately bought from the Indians, on the road from
Delaware Falls to York, next to Mary DAVIS. 385

1691-2 March 11. Do. Samuel DARKE of Bucks Co., Penna., yeo-
man, to Joseph ENGLISH of the same place, yeoman, for 200 a. of the pre-
ceding 300, adjoining Mary DAVIS. 385

1684 10th d. 3d m. (May). Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope to
Thomas WILLIAMS of Burlington, tanner, for 100 a. on the Northside of
Pemsoakin Creek, between two small runs, part of one half of a share,
bought by BIDDLE, OLLIVE and WILLS of Wm. PENN et al. January 23, 1676-7. 386

1693 Oct. 24. Deed of gift. Thomas HOOTON of Helperingham,
County of Lincolne, yeoman, to his brother Thomas LAMBERT of Delaware
Falls, W. J., and wife Elizabeth of his personal estate in the Falls or else-
where in West Jersey and all other real and personal property, derived
from his brother John HOOTON and son Oliver HOOTON, both dec'd, also
all the estate in Barbadoes, derived from brother Oliver HOOTON dec'd. 387

1694 May 9. Deed. Richard BASSNITT of Burlington, merchant, to
Peter RESNIERE of the same place, ship carpenter, for 2 acres, part of the
3 a. bo't of the PENFORDS (supra, p. 378). 387


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1692-3 10th d. 1st m. (March). Do. George HUTCHESON of Burling-
ton, distiller, to Richard STOCKTON, late of Flushing, Long Island, yeo-
man, for 1,640 acres Onianickon, Burlington Co. between Hananiah
GAUNT, Thomas SCHOLEY, John WARREN, the Indian purchase, John
TOMLINSON and Isaac LEET alias John CHADWICK, excepting 200 a.
sold to Robert HUTCHESON and 60 sold to John WARREN. 388

1692-3 Jan. 20. Power of attorney. Richard MATHEWS of London,
merchant, to Samuel STACY, also of London, merchant and now bound for
Pennsilvania, to collect debts due by the estate of Richard WHITPAINE,
late citizen and butcher of London, dec'd, by John WHITPAINE of Clift,
Sussex Co., mercer, now in Penna., and by Zachariah WHITPAIN of Phila-
delphia, merchant. 389

1692-3 Feb. 2. Do. Same to same, as general agent and for the sale
of his real property in Burlington. 389

1688-9 Feb. 19-20. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, dis-
tiller, to William WATSON of ffarnsfield, W. J., for 1-32 of a share of the
Province. 390

1685 April 21. Do. Thomas GRACE, of Mansfield, Nottingham Co.,
tailor, by his attorney, Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham near the Falls of
Delaware, tanner, to William WATSON, late of ffarnsfield, Nottingham Co.,
England, husbandman, for 1-30 of a share. 391

1687-8 9th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. John SCHOLEY, late of Aughton,
Parish of Aston, Co. of York, England, husbandman, to William WATSON
(as above), for 103 acres, a plantation non occupied by him, on Doctor's
Creek, adjoining grantee. 392

1689 Nov. 29. Do. Samuel COLE of near Pennsawkin, W. J., yeo-
man, to Stephen Day, of the same place, labourer, for 200 a. on the N. E.
side of Pennsawkin Cr. betwen Thomas MOSSE and Samuel NICHOLS. 392

1694 May 19. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
cooper, to Nathaniel WEST of Mansfield, same Co., planter, for 40 acres,
adjoining grantor's land bo't of John CORNISH May 11, 1694, and 40 a. are
on Delaware R. next to Thomas SINGLETON. 393

1692-3 Feb. 2. Power of attorney. John MARTIN of Wapping, Co. of
Middlesex, blockmaker, and Martha GREENHILL of the same place, widow,
both executors of the will of James MARTIN of Radcliffe, same Co., corn-
factor, to George HUTCHESON of West Jersey and John GOODSON of Penn-
silvania, as general agents. 393

1688 Dec. 12. Deed. Walter HUMPHRIES alias POWELL of Painswick,
County of Gloucester, England, by his son and surviving attorney Joshua
HUMPHRIES alias POWELL of Northampton R., Burlington Co., to Thomas
REVELL of Boythorp, Burlington Co., yeoman, for a plantation of 200 acres
at Northampton R. 394

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1690 May 10. Do. Thomas REVELL to Joshua HUMPHRIES for the pre-
ceding plantation of 200 a. 395

1693-4 Feb. 2. Sheriff's Sale. James HILL, Sheriff of Burlington Co.,
to Edward HUNLOKE, for 100 a. at Wingerworth Point, part of Thomas
BOWMAN's 200, sold to cover a debt to John CUTCHER of London, merchant,
as whose administrator said HUNLOKE acts. 395

1689 April 4. Deed. James READE of White Clay Creek, Newcastle
Co., Penna., yeoman, and wife Sarah, late the wife of John SMITH of the
same place, yeoman, dec'd, to Edward HUNLOKE of Lessa Point alias
Wingerworth, Burlington Co., merchant, fro 800 acres, to be surveyed out
of the share of W. J. left by said SMITH to his wife. 396

1690 March 26. Do. Thomas PERKINS to Thomas WILKINS, both of
Burlington, husbandmen, for 100 acres on Mason's Run, West side of
grantor, adjoining Jonas SMITH. 396

1691 Nov. 7. Do. John SCOTT to William HULINGS, both of Burling-
ton Co., yeomen, for 1-32 of a share of the Province, except the town
and town bounds lots and 150 acres of the first survey. 397

1693-4 Jan. 15. Do. James HILL, cordwainer, to Samuel OLDALE,
mason, both of Burlington, for a lot there, 33 f. 4 in. front on Delaware
R. and the same rear on River St., bought of William ffRYLEY December
24, 1692. 397

1690 Oct. 7. Do. Daniel COXE of London, by his attorney John
TATHAM of Burlington, to Richard RIDGEWAY, late of Bucks Co., Penna.,
tailor, now of West Jersey, for 600 acres near Stony Brook, W. J., along
the East Jersey line, next to John HOUGHTON, part of Tho: BUDD's Indian
purchase, conveyed to present grantor. 398

1690 April 2. Do. John WILLIS senior of Wantage, Co. of Berks,
England, yeoman, by his son and attorney John WILLIS junior of Cooper's
Creek, Gloucester Co., W. J., to Thomas MOSSE, of W. J., carpenter, for
100 acres on the N. E. side of Pimisaukin Creek, N. E. by E. Stephen
DAY, N. W. by Peter LONG. 399

1693 Nov. 17. Do. Thomas, Jonah and Joshua PENFORD, by their at-
torney George HUTCHESON, to William COOPER of Gloucester Co., W. J.,
yeoman, for 1 acre in Burlington townbounds, N. James Wills, E. High
St., where it fronts 71 f. 399

1694 Aug. 13. Do. Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, and wife
Mary, relict and administratrix of Bernard LITTLEJOHN, to Charles READE
of Philadelphia, tailor, for 300 acres between two branches of Pensaukin
Creek, part of the 650 a. bought by John CLARKE of Pennsilvania dec'd,
and John RUDEROW of James READE of White Clay Creek, Pa., and wife
Sarah and by said CLARKE bequeathed to Bernard LITTLEJOHN, the said
Mary (then CHAPMAN, now) ADAMS and her sister Christian, now the wife
of Michael BUFFIN, each to have 100 acres, of which said LITTLJOHN left
100 to his wife Mary, now wife of Joseph ADAMS, and the other second
100 was bought by Adams of Michael BUFFIN and wife. 400


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1689 Nov. 9. Do. George and Thomas HUTCHESON of Burlington,
proprietors, to Christopher WEATHERILL of said Co., yeoman, for 100 acres
in the Province, and yet surveyed, and 1 1/2 a. in Burlington, the half acre
fronting on High St. and on the South bounded by grantee, the acre run-
ning parallel with the East end of the half acre and bounded by Broad St.,
leading from the Market Place on the South, E. Second St. 401

1692 Nov. 20. Do. Thomas COLMAN of Bucks Co., Penna., tailor,
and wife Mary to Robert MURFIN of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres
on Crosswicks Creek, between grantee and a small run, bequeathed to said
Mary by her father John WOOD of Crookhorne, Bucks Co., Penna., dec'd. 402

1681 Sept. 29. Do. George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, England, dis
tiller, to John MURFIN of Crosswicks Creek, husbandman, for 1-32 of a
share of the Province. 402

1694 Sept. 8. Do. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, Burlington
Co., merchant, to Jeremiah BASSE of Burlington, merchant, for one-fourth
of one half of all the mines, minerals, &c., to be found on the plantation
late of Samuel OLDALE in Burlington townbounds, E. and S. widow Sarah
ffAR, W. Thomas WRIGHT, N. Assiscunck or Birch Creek. 403

1694 Aug. 18. Do. Thomas, Jonah and Joshua PENFORD, by their at-
torney George HUTCHESON of Burlington to Henry MORLEY of Pensawkin,
yeoman, for 250 acres, to be surveyed in said PENFORD's lands. 404

1694 May 30. Do. George PORTER of Burlington Co., batchelour, to
Joseph BIRCH of the same Co., husbandman, for 100 acres to be surveyed
out of grantor's lands. 405

1688 28th d. 4th m. (June). York. Letter. Edward NIGHTINGALE to
Thomas HUTCHINSON, asking for "Deeds for ye Tenne pounds pte of the
land in W. J., which my wife paid thy wife Dorothy for," to be delivered
to George HUTCHESON. 405

1694 Oct. 27. Deed. Robert POWELL of Northampton River, son and
heir fo Robert POWELL of Burlington dec'd, to Nathaniel CRIPPS of the
same place, yeoman, for 150 acres, surveyed for his father as part of his
1-32 of a share, on the Northside of Mill Creek, along th townbounds be-
tween Benjamin SCOTT and John CHAFFEN. 405

1694 Oct. 27. Do. Nathaniel CRIPPS, son and heir of John CRIPPS of
Burlington dec'd., to Robert POWELL of Northampton R., for 200 acres, to
be surveyed as part of 1-12 of a share, conveyed to said John by Anna
SALTER Feb. 6, 1681-2. 406

1680-1 March 16. Do. Anthony WOODHOUSE of Mansfield near Dela-
ware Falls, planter, to Robert MURFIN of Crosswicks Cr., planter, for 100
a. to be surveyed in the First or Yorkshire Tenth, a part of 1-32 of a share. 407

PAGE 452 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1694 Oct. 20. Do. Thomas ffRENCH of Wellingborough, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Thomas WALLIS of Pensawkin, yeoman, for 100 a. next to
grantee's former land, along the Northbranch of Pensawkin Cr. and a run,
adjoining Tho: ffRENCH junior, part of the land bought of John WOOLSTON
Nov. 20, 1680. 407

1693-4 Feb. 21. Do. The PENFORD brothers (supra, p. 380, 404), by
their attorney George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to Thomas ffRENCH
junior of Chester, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres to be surveyed. 408

1694 Sept. 19. Do. George HUTCHESON to Thomas WALLIS of Pensaw-
kin for 150 a. of the land, bought of Thomas HUTCHESON and Mahlon
STACY July 1, 1687. 408

1692 May 9. Do. Samuel OLDALE, mason, to John TATHAM, Esqre,
both of Burlington Co., for 1/8 of all the mines &c. to be found on his plan-
tation in Burlington town bounds, E. and S. widow Sarah ffARR, W. Thomas
WRIGHT, N. Assiscunck or Birch Cr. 409

1693 Sept. 1. Do. Thomas WRIGHT of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John TATHAM of Burlington Town, Esqre, for 1/8 of all the mines, minerals,
&c., under his plantation in town bounds on both sides of Assiscunck R.,
E. Samuel OLDALE. 410

1694 Nov. 24. Do. John TATHAM, Esqre, to Jeremiah BASSE, mer-
chant, both of Burlington, for 3/8 of the preceding 1/8 of all mines &c. 411

1694 Nov. 23. Acknowledgment of Jeremiah BASSE, that he owes Dr.
Daniel COXE of London 77. 412

1692 May 9. Deed. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, merchant, to
George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, for 1/4 of 1/2 of all the mines,
minerals, &c., bought of Samuel OLDALE March 30 last (supra, p. 362). 412

1694 --------. Do. John TATHAM to Nathaniel WESTLAND, merchant,
both of Burlington, for 1/8 of all the mines &c. under the plantation of
Thomas WRIGHT (supra, p. 410). 413

1694 --------. Do. George HUTCHESON to Nathaniel WESTLAND,
for 1/8 of all the mines &c., under the plantation of Samuel OLDALE
(supra, pp. 362 and 412). 414

1694 Oct. 9. Do. Richard BASSNETT, gentleman, to Nathaniel WESTLAND,
merchant, both of Burlington, for 1/8 of all the mines &c, under the
plantation of Sameul OLDALE, also 1/8 under the plantation of Thomas
WRIGHT, bo't of Samuel OLDALE May 4, 1692, part of the 7/8 bought of John
TATHAM Sept. 29, 1694. 415

1694 Dec. 13. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
gent: to Ralph HUNT, yeoman, and Theophilus PHILIPPS, husbandman,
both of Maidenhead, said Co., for 100 acres adjoining Joseph ENGLISH, near
the York Road, and Samuel DARK, part of the 200 a. in the purchase by
Daniel COXE from Tho: BUDD near Delaware Falls and conveyed to LEEDS
by John TATHAM, as attorney of COXE July 6, 1690. 416


PAGE 453 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1694 Dec. 7. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Sarah ffARR of within the Precincts of Burlington, widow, for a plantation,
E. grantee, W. Thomas WRIGHT, 262 1/2 acres, formerly Samuel OLDALE's. 417

1694 Dec. 20. Do. Same to Isaac WATSON of ffarnsfield, Burlington
Co., planter, for 200 acres to be surveyed out of the share of
Tho: HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY, bought July 1, 1687. 418

1692 May 10. Do. John CALOW of Burlington Co., wheelwright, to
John JOYNER of the same place, potter, for 192 acres between Samuel ANDREWS and
Daniel BACON, bought by grantor of Tho. ffARNSWORTH December 10, 1687. 418

1694 Dec. 24. Do. John JOYNER of Mansfield Township, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Hugh HUTCHINS fo said Co., husbandman, for the preceding 192 a. 419

1689 Oct. 17. Do. Mathew ALLEN of Molton Berry, Burlington Co.,
carpenter, to John SHARP of Northampton R., said Co., yeoman, for 150
acres of "the first laying out of ye Province of W. J.," bought of Samuel
COLES December 12, 1682. 419

1690 June 7. Do. Thomas HARDING of Northampton R. near Burling-
ton, yeoman, to John PAINE, son of John PAINE, of the same place,
labourer, for 150 acres, part of the land bought by grantor of Daniel WILLS
February 26, 1676-7. 420

1691-2 Jan. 26. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborrow, Burlington
Co., merchant, to John PAINE junior of said Co., yeoman, for 50 acres in W. J. 420

1692 July 18. Do. Barnard DEVONISH of Burlington, yeoman, to
Thomas PAINE, son of John PAINE, of Northampton R., labourer, for 100
acres, part of the land bought of Thomas HOOTON of London April 30, 1677. 421

1691 4th d. 6th m. (Aug.). Do. Helen SKENE of Peachfield, Burling-
ton Co., widow of John SKENE, to Alexander STEWART of Burlington, husbandman,
for 50 acres to be surveyed out of the lands inherited from her husband. 421

1691 4th d. 6th m. (Aug. 25). Do. Thomas GLADWIN, blacksmith, to
Alexander STEWART, husbandman, both of Burlington, for 300 acres of the
land formerly belonging to William GLADWIN, near Oneancikon, S. John
SHINN, N. Birch Creek W. and S. W. unsurveyed, E. John SHARP. 421

1690 Dec. 20. Do. Daniel COXE, by his attorney John TATHAM, to
Thomas GREENE of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 150 acres
above Delaware Falls adjoining Richard RIDGEWARY, part of Tho: BUDD's
Indian purchase, conveyed to Daniel COXE. 422


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1692 Dec. 24. London. Letter. Robert HACKSHAW, by order of the
Committee of the W. J. Society, to Jeremiah BASSE, their agent (supra,
p. 301): complains of receiving no news; intend to purchase Dr. COXE's re-
maining third of land; have bo't of him 4,000 acres at Cohanzey or Salem
Tenth side; wine and brandy to be made; settlements at Cape May to be encouraged. 423

1687 July 1. Deed. Mahlon STACY of West Jersey and Thomas
HUTCHINSON of Maryland, both tanners, to George HUTCHESON, for 1/4 and 1-16 of a
share, all three being owners of one Tenth of the Province, by
virtue of deeds made to them by Thomas PEARSON and Joseph HELMSLEY,
both of Yorkshire Co., England; said PEARSON having fraudulently tried
to sell the land, &c. 423

1694-5 Jan. 7. Mortgage. Eliakin HIGGINS of Mansfield Township,
Burlington co., yeoman, to Peter RESNIERE of Burlington, ship builder, for
130 acres in Mansfield Township, "the boundaries whereof will appeare
by ye Records of a Deed for ye same in ye Registrs office for ye County of
Burlington." Marginal Note: "November 7, 1695. Eliakim HIGGINS
then cleared this mortgage & ye same become null and voyd." 424

1694-5 Jan. 16. Deed. Thomas REVELL of Boythorp, Burlington Co.,
gentleman, to Joseph WHITE of Burlington, cooper, and wife Anne, daugh-
ter of said REVELL, for a house and lot in Burlington with a wharf lot, 60 1/2
f. front on the river, rear on the next street. Marginial Note: "This Deed
is null and voyd & see the other in fol. 639." 424

1688 July 29. Do. Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelk, Co. of Yorke,
yeoman, in trust, to George HUTCHESON of W. J., for 1 1/2 shares of the
Province, except 1-16, as conveyed to him by Thomas LAMBERT of Hans-
worth, Co. of York. 425

1693-4 March 5. Do. Lawrence MORRIS of Burlington, sawyer, to
James VERIER of said Co., mason, for 1 3/4 and 1/8 of an acres in Burlington,
E. Fourth St., N. the river, S. Pearl St. 425

1694 June 9. Tripartie Indenture. Thomas WOODROOF of Salem,
yeoman, late of London, Francis RAWLE of Philadelphia, merchant, ad-
ministrator of the estate of Samuel BORDEN of Penna. dec'd, and James
ANTRAM of Mansfield, Burlington Co., yeoman, by which the first two sell
to ANTRAM 1-24 of a share of the Province, bought by WOODROOF of said BORDEN. 425

1692 Dec. 23. Deed. William EMLEY of Nottingham, Burlington
co., yeoman, to Eliakim HIGGINS of said Co., yeoman, for 40 acres adjoin-
ing grantee. 426

1693-4 March 22. Do. Joseph HELMSLEY of Great Kelk, by his at-
torney William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co., to George
HUTCHESON of Burlington, for 1-6 of a share of the Province. 427


PAGE 455 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1694 Oct. 10. Do. William BIDDLE, senior, of Mount Hope, to Mary
MYERS of Burlington, widow, for 3/4 of an acre on Burlington Island, for a
houselot. 427

1685 May 1. Do. George HUTCHESON, distiller, to Samuel BUNTING,
mason, both of Burlington, for 120 acres in the Yorkshire Tenth, to be
taken up by grantee. 428

1684-5 Feb. 18. Do. Edward BYLLINGE, Chief Proprietor and Gover-
nour of West Jersey, to Meriam MOSSE, wife of ------ MOSSE of Tuksbury,
Co. of Glouster, husbandman, for 100 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 428

1688 Sept. 7. Power of attorney. Miriam MOSSE, late wife of Samuel
MOSSE of Tuksbury, Co. of Glouster, now of the same place widow, to
George HUTCHESON of Burlington, as agent for the sale of the preceding 100 acres. 428

1694-5 Feb. 7. Deed. Same, by her attorney George HUTCHESON, to
Lemuel OLDALE of Burlington, cooper, for her 100 acres. 429

1692 May 20. Do. Susanna ELTON of Burlington Co., widow of An-
thony ELTON, to her son Anthony ELTON for "that close of arrable land
and pasture, called North Leynes, in all 8 acres in Compton Bassett,
County of Wilts, England, conveyed to her by Robert ELTON, late of Scoley,
Parish of Chillton Follyat, Co. of Wilts." 429

1692-3 March 10. Royal Patent to the Most Noble Mainhardt, Duke
of Leinster in Ireland and Schoubery as owner of all wrecks, Jetsam
and Flotsm, Logan Goods, drelict riches, bullion, plate, gold, silver,
coyne, barres or piggs of silver, ingotts of gold, merchandize, &c., &c.,
left, cast away or lost on the shores of American between 12 degrees and
40 degrees North and within 20 leagues of Bermudas. 430

1694-5 Feb. 2. Deed. Thomas KENDALL of Burlington, bricklayer, to
John WILLS of Northampton R., yeoman, for 240 acres in Eversham Town-
ship, Burlington Co., S. grantee, W. Widow ELTON, N. John HOLLINSHEAD
junior, E. Northampton River. 431

1688 Dec. 24. Do. John ANTRAM of Birch Creek, cordwainer, to
Francis AUSTIN of the same place, carpenter, for 50 acres to be surveyed. 431

1689 3d d. 3d m. (May). Do. Percivall TOWLE, yeoman, to Francis
AUSTIN, carpenter, both of Burlington Co., for 50 acres to be surveyed. 432

1694 Nov. 1. Do. Francis AUSTIN to Thomas SCATTERGOOD junior,
both of Burlington Co., carpenters, for the preceding two lots of 50 acres each. 432

1694-5 Feb. 19. Do. Thomas ffRENCH, Senior, of Wellingborough,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to his son Thomas ffRENCH, Junior, husbandman,
for 300 acres on Pensawkin Creek, near the bridge, betw. Samuel BURROWS,
Tho: RODMAN and Tho: WALLIS; also 21 a. next to Tho: HOOTON. 433

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1689-90 March 17. Do. Anthony MORRIS of Philadelphia, merchant,
late of Burlington, to James MARSHALL of Burlington, merchant, for a
houselot on the Island of Burlington 65 f. front on high St. and 150 f. on
Second St., being a cornerlot, next to grantee on the South, bo't of Sam-
uel BUNTING August 6, 1684. 433

1687 Dec. 10. Do. George ELLIS of Higham, Parish of Shirland, Co.
of Derby, England, malster, by his attorney Thomas ffARNSWORTH of Mans-
field, cordwainer, to John CALOW of near Mount Pleasant, wheelwright, for
1-30 of a share of the Province, bought of Mahlon STACY January 29, 1677-8. 433

1689 May 30. Do. Mathew ALLEN of near Rancokus Creek, carpen-
ter, to John CALOW of near Mount Pleasant, wheelwright, for a house and
lot in Burlington, N. W. Broad St., S. W. Benjamin SCOTT, with recent
land of Thomas OLLIVE on both sides; also 12 acres in town bounds bought
of Thomas EVES May 3, 1683; and 6 a. on the Island of Burlington, bo't
with other land of John SMITH August 14, 1680. 434

1685-6 March 1. Do. William BIDDLE, yeoman, to John CALOW,
wheelwright, for 50 acres, to be surveyed in the First Tenth; also a water-
lot, to be laid out on Delaware R. in Burlington as part of 1/4 of a share,
bought of Thomas HUTCHINSON May 20, 1686. 435

1694-5 March 2. Release. Daniel COXE of London, by his attorney
Jeremiah BASSE, to George HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY, from their
bond to the trustees of Edward BYLLING. 435

1692 Sept. 21. Deed. Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough, yeoman, and
wife Mary, to Restore LIPPINCOTT, late of Shrowsbury, East Jersey, now of
Northampton R., W. J., husbandman, for the plantation, now occupied by
grantee, 570 acres, in Northampton Township, along the line betwen the
two Tenths, adjoining Widow PARKER and John WOOLSTON. 436

1688 23d 5th m. (July). Do. William STAYNER of Springfield near
Burlington to Samuel OGBORNE of the same place, carpenter, for a planta-
tion of 90 acres, on Birch Creek, between Tho: BUDD and John PANCOAST,
50 a thereof bought of Daniel LEEDS Dec. ---, 1686, the other 40 of
Thomas CURTIS, date uncertain, "by reason of whose death not sufficient-
ly Confirmed." 436

1694-5 March 16. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington
Co., merchant, to Isaac MARRIOTT of Burlington, merchant, for a lot, 1 acre
1/2 rood, on the Island of Burlington, 9 perches 4 yards fron on Wood St.
and in the rear, 18 1/2 perches long (see Liber A, p. 113). 437

1686 Nov. 20. Do. Christopher SNODEN of Burlington, yeoman, to
Godfrey HANCOCK senior of Steetley, W. J., yeoman, for 78 1/2 acres in the
First Tenth, as 1-64 of a share, bought of Jonathan WOOD of Malthy Par-
ish, Co. of York November 2, 1684; in exchange for 78 1/2 a. in the next
division of land to be made by the Proprietors in the First Tenth. 437


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1693 Oct. 6. Commission. Committee of the W. J. Society to Jere-
miah BASSE and Nathaniel WESTLAND as Agents and Factors General in West Jersey. 437

1695 April 2. Deed. Mordecay ANDREWS of Mansfield Township,
Burlington Co., yeoman, son and heir of Samuel ANDREWS, late of the
same place, dec'd, to Obadiah HIERTON of said Co., husbandman, for 100
acres in said township between John UNDERHILL and William ELLIS, bought
by said Samuel of Wm. BIDDLE and left by him to his son Peter, but not
to his heirs, whereby the land descended upon Peter's death to grantor. 438

1690 10th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Samuel TAYLOR of Chesterfield,
Burlington Co., to Marmaduke HORSMAN of said Co., both husbandmen,
for 53 acres between grantor and grantee. 438

1691 May 11. Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield, yeoman, to
Marmaduke HORSMAN, for 50 acres, to be surveyed in the tract lately
bought of Cornelius EMPSON. 439

1694 March 30. Do. Abraham SENIOR of Burlington, dyer, to Na-
thaniel WESTLAND of the same place, merchant, for a house and lot in Bur-
lington, on Delaware R., built by grantor, 60 f. front, bo't of John CALOW
Oct. 7, 1692. 439

1692 Oct. 7. Do. John CALOW of Burlington Co., wheelwright, to
Abraham SENIOR (as above), for 2 waterlots on the Island of Burlington,
along Delaware R., one being the full waterlot, belonging to 1/4 of a
share, bought of Wm. BIDDLE March 1, 1685-6, the other belonging to 1-30
of a share bo't of Tho. ffARNSWORTH dec'd, in his lifetime attorney for
George ELLIS of Higham, England, December 10, 1687 (supra, p. 433). 439

1684 May 8. Do. Thomas OLLIVE, merchant, to Freedom LIPPINCOTT,
yeoman, both of Wellingborough, for 200 acres in W. J. 440

1695 May 7. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope to Thomas WILLIAMS,
heretofore of Pensaukin Creek, now of Philadelphia, tanner, for
100 acres to be surveyed in West Jersey. 440

1695 May 18. Do. Thomas WILLIAMS (as before) to Stephen DAY of
Burlington Co., yeoman, for the preceding 100 acres. 441

1694 Nov. 2. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
John APPLETON of Pensaukin Cr., Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres of
the land bought of Thomas HUTCHINSON and Mahlon STACY July 1, 1687. 441

1687 20th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. William MYERS of Burlington, to
John DAY of said Cr., both yeomen, for 150 acres to be surveyed in the
First Tenth, part of the tract bought of John GRAY of Neshameny Creek,
Penna., who had it from Benj. ANTROBUS; also the reversion of 1-32 of a
share, bought of Edward SEARSON of South River, Arundell Co., Maryland, tanner. 441

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1690 Nov. 17. Do. Daniel HOWELL, late of Cooper's Creek, Glouces-
ter Co., W. J., now of Philadelphia, yeoman, to Josiah APPLETON of Ap-
pletown, W. J., yeoman, for 60 acres, N. E. John APPLETON, N. W. Rich-
ard Appleton, S. E. and S. W. grantor's vacant land, belonging to 1/8 of
a share bought of Mordecai HOWELL, executor of Thomas HOWELL dec'd,
July 1, 1688, said Thomas having purchased it from Benjamin BARTLETT
Sept. 1, 1677, to whom it had been sold by Edward BYLLING and Trustees
March 1-2, 1676-7. 442

1695 10th d. 3d m. (May). Do. Archiball SILVER of Northampton
Township, Burlington, planter, to James SMITH of said Co., planter, for
100 acres on the Southside of the Northbranch of Ancokus River, adjoin-
ing Robert DIMSDALE. 443

1695 June 11. Do. John SHINN of Springfield Lodge, Burlington Co.,
wheelwright, to John CROSBY of Springfield, millwright, for 150 acres, half
of the lot surveyed for said SHINN at or near Birch Creek. 444

1694 3d d. 2d m. (April). Do. Thomas, Jonah and James PENFORD,
by their attorney George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to John ROBERTS
of Pennsawkin Creek, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 130 acres to be
surveyed in W. J. 444

1695 June 8. Do. Jane OGBORNE of Burlington, widow and executrix
of Samuel OGBORNE, carpenter, to Lyonel BRITTON of Philadelphia, black-
smith, for a lot on the Island of Burlington, 46 f. front on High St., run-
ning back half way to the next street, part of the land bought by said Sam-
uel of Wm. ffRYLEY Aug. 9, 1693. 445

1695 April 20. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Jere-
miah BASSE of Burlington, merchant, to Arthur CRESSY of Cape May, yeo-
man, for 350 acres at Cape May. Quitrent: two fat hens or capons, pay-
able to the Society as Lords of ye Mannr of Cox Hall. 445

1695 April 21. Mortgage. Arthur CRESSEY to Jeremiah BASSE for the
W. J. Society, on the preceding 350 a. 446

1695 April 20. Deed. The W. J. Society, by Jeremiah BASSE, to
Caesar HOTKINS (HODGKINS) of Cape May, whaleman, for 150 a. at Cape
May. Quitrent as above. 446

1695 April 21. Mortgage. Caesar HOSKINS (HODSKINS) to Jeremiah
BASSE for the Society, on the preceding 150 a. 446

1695 April 19. Deed. The W. J. Society, by Jeremiah BASSE, to
John RICHARDSON of Cape May, whaleman, for 124 a. at Cape May. Quit-
rent as above. 447

1695 April 20. Mortgage. John RICHARDSON to Jeremiah BASSE for
the Society, on the preceding 124 a. 447



1695 April 20. Do. The W. J. Society, by Jeremiah BASSE, to Jona-
than OSBORNE of Cape May, yeoman, for 110 a. at Cape May. Quitrent
one fat hen or capon. 447

1695 April 21. Mortgage. Jonathan OSBORNE to Jeremiah BASSE for
the Society, on the preceding 110 a. 448

1695 April 19. Deed. The W. J. Society, by Jeremiah BASSE, to
Nathll SHORT of Cape May, whaler, for 200 a. at Cape May. Quitrent 2
hens or capons. 448

1695 April 20. Mortgage. Nathanll SHORT to Jeremiah BASSE, for the
Society, on the preceding 200 acres. 449

1695 April 22. Deed. The W. J. Society, by Jeremiah BASSE, to
Cornelius STELINGER of Cape May, whaleman, for 134 a. there. 449

1695 April 23. Mortgage. Cornelius STELINGER to Jeremiah BASSE, for
the Society, on the preceding 134 a. Marginal Note: "This may Certifie
all whom it may Concern tht I have Long Since received Satisfaction for
the within Mortgage by a payment made by Cornelius STELINGER as
Witness my hand this 4th day of May 1724. Lewis MORRIS." 449

1695 June 9. Power of attorney. Jeremiah BASSE, agent of the W. J.
Society, to Joshua BARKSTEAD and John HOULDEN of Cape May,
gentlemen, as agents in Cape May Co. 449

1694 June 24. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
Thomas BRIDGE, gent: and John GREENE, blacksmith, both of Cohansie,
Salem Co., for 912 acres on Cohansie Creek betw. John BELLOWS and John SMITH. 450

CAPE MAY DEEDS.


Deeds from the West Jersey Society, by Jeremiah BASSE, to:

1695 April 22. 1. Henry STITES of Cape May, whaleman, for 200 a.
there and mortgage. 450

1695 April 22. 2. Samuel MATHEWS of Cape May, whaler, for 175 a. there. 451

1695 April 22. 3. William MASON of Cape May, yeoman, for 150 a.
there. Quitrent 2 fat chickens. 452

1695 April 26. 4. Humphrey HEWES of Cape May, whaler, for 206 a.
there. Quitrent, one ear of Indian corn. 452

1695 April 22. 5. Thomas HAND of Cape May, whaleman, for 400 a.
there. Quitrent, two fat capons or hens. 453

1695 April 22. 6. Abigael PINE of Cape May, spinster, for 200 a.
there. Quitrent, one ear of Indian corn. 453

1695 April 19. 7. William JOHNSTON of Cape May, yeoman, for 436 a.
there. Quitrent, 2 fat capons or hens. 453

1695 April 22. 8. Elizabeth CARMAN of Cape May, spinster, for 300 a.
there. Quitrent, one ear of Indian corn. 454

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1695 April 20. 9. Joseph HOULDING of Cape May, yeoman, for 200 a.
there. Quitrent, as before. 455

1695 April 22. 10. Joseph WHELDON of Cape May, yeoman, for 150 a.
there. Quitrent, two fat capons or hens. 455

1695 April 22. 11. William JACOCKS of Cape May, yeoman, for 340 a. there. 455

1695 April 23. Mortgage of the preceding. 456

1695 April 23. 12. John CANSON of Cape May, yeoman, for 300 a. there. 457

1695 April 23. 13. Peter CANSON of Cape May, weaver, for 400 a. there. 457

1695 April 23. 14. John TOWNSEND of Cape May, carpenter, for 600 a. there. 457

1695 April 23. 15. John TOWNSEND of Cape May, yeoman, for 260 a. there. 458

1695 April 21. 16. Dorothy HEWITT of Cape May, spinster, for 340 a. there. 458

1695 April 23. Mortgage of the preceding. 459

1691 June 30. Deed. Samuel JENINGS of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Peter LONG of Catar [1] Creek, Salem Co., husbandman, for 757 acres on
Cadar Cr. below Cohansie. 459

West Jersey Society Deeds, continued:

1695 April 22. 17. Shamgar HAND of Cape May, gent: for 700 a. there. 459

1695 April 22. 18. Same, for 15 a. there. 460

1695 April 22. 19. William WHITLOCK of Cape May, gent: for 500 a. there. 460

1695 April 22. 20. John DAYTON of Cape May, yeoman, for 200 a. there. 461

1695 April 22. 21. Jonathan ffOREMAN of Cape May, yeoman, for 250 a.
there. 461

1695 April 22. 22. John and Caleb CARMAN of Cape May, whalers,
for 255 a. there. 462

1695 April 22. 23. Samuel CROWELL of Cape May, gent: for 226 a. there. 462

1694 July 28. Deed. Thomas WILKINS of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Robert WHEELER of Burlington, for one half of a wharf lot in Bur-
lington and half a town lot there, parts of 1-15 of a share bought by
Thomas and John WILKINS, sons of John WILKINS, late of Keyham, County
of Leicester, husbandman, September 2, 1687. 463

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1695 July 13. Do. Robert WHEELER of Burlington, merchant, to
John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth,
merchant, and Nathaniel WESTLAND of Burlington, merchant, as feoffees in
trust, for a lot on the Island of Burlington belonging to the half of 1-15 of
a share, bought of Tho: WILKINS, 2 roods 16 perches, next to Jonathan
WEST, N. Wood Str., running S. along said street 5 perches 3 f. "and so
back ye same breadth being in Length 18 1/2 perches & bounded by ye Lott
of John STOKES South." 463

1695 July 13. Confirmation of deed (supra, p. 421). George HUTCHESON,
Robert WHEELER, Samuel ffURNIS and Joseph ADAMS of Burlington,
exexutors of the last will of Thomas GLADWIN of Burlington, blacksmeith,
dec'd, to Alexander STEWART, for the 300 acres conveyed by him ut supra. 464

1695 May 20. Assignment. David LILLIS (LILLYE) to Samuel NICHOLS
of Philadelphia, sawyer, of 100 acres "within menc'oned." 464

1686 12th d. 2 m. (April). Deed. Noell MEW of New Port, R. I.,
mariner, and wife Mary to William ALLEN of the same place, cordwainer,
for 500 acres in the London Tenth, on Rancocus Creek, next to John
WILLS. 464

1688 May 25. Do. Thomas OLIVE of Wellingsborough, merchant, to
Robert INGLE of near Burlington, yeoman, for 100 acres of the first survey
in the Second Tenth. 464

1695 June 25. Do. Thomas WILKINS of Eversham, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Robert INGLE of the same place, husbandman, for 50 acres, bo't
of John SKENE December 20, 1689. 465

1690-1 Jan. 1. Do. John MARSON of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
William HASKER of the same place, husbandman, for 20 acres, part of the
100 a. bought of Thomas OLLIVE. 465

1689 April 20. Do. Frederick KING of Synamensick, W. J., to Elias
TAY of the same place, for 139 acres there. 465

1691 Sept. 10. Do. Samuel COLES of Gloucester Co., W. J., yeoman,
to Mathias BAYLLIS of W. J., planter, for 82 acres on the North branch of
Pimsaquin Creek, between Samuel BORROUGHTS, Timothy HANCOCK and Tho. ROADMAN. 466

1685 Nov. 20. Do. Marmaduke HORSMAN of Chesterfield, planter, to
Samuel TAYLOR of Crosswicks Creek, planter, for 50 acres in the First
Tenth on the creek above Anthony WOODHOUSE, bought of Samuel OLDALE
of Assiscunck Cr., March 9, 1683-4. 466

1695 March 30. Do. The W. J. Socieity, by Jeremiah BASSE, to John
LEE of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 150 acres of the 15000 a. tract, above
the Falls. Marginal Note: "The Land hereby granted is by Deed dated
ye first April 1695 Mortgaged for paymt of ye consideration money." 467

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1695 May 16. Do. Same to Thomas REVELL of Baythorp, Burlington
Co., gentleman, for 24000 acres, in trust, Jeremiah BASSE intending to go
to England. 467

1695 April 1. Do. Joshua BARKSTEAD of Cohanzy, Salem Co., mer-
chant, to Nathaniel BACON of the same place, husbandman, and wife Kath-
arine, for 180 acres there next to Jonathan HOLMES, and 20 a. of meadow,
on Keeappe Creek, next to Obadiah HOLMES. 468

1695 March 30. Deed in trust. Joshua BARKSTEAD (as above) and Jere-
miah BASSE of the same place, brother of said Joshua, to their mother,
Madam Mary BASSE of London, widow, and brother Francis BARKSTEAD
of London, merchant, for 4984 acres in ffENWICK's Colony, on the
Eastside of a little creek, running into the River Caesarea (Cohanszy,
Cumberland Co.) and along said river; in trust for grantors and their
wives for life. 468

1695 Aug. 7. Deed. Thomas KENDALL of Burlington, bricklayer, to
Henry LOW of Burlington Co., planter, for 70 acres on Northampton R.,
between the former land of James SHERWIN and the lot the same now has
bought of John RUSH, formerly taken up by John CORNISH, and part of the
purchase of said CORNISH from John WILLIS Febry 15, 1689-90. 469

1689-90 Feb. 16. Bill of Sale. John DEWILDE of Burlington, potter,
to Michael NEWBOLD of said Co., yeoman, for 1/8 of the brigantine "Provi-
dence of Burlington." 469

1695 Sept. 13. Deed. Obadiah HYERTON, yeoman, to Edward BOULTON,
husbandman, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres in said Co., bought
of Mordecay ANDREWS, son of Samuel ANDREWS, dec'd, April 2, 1695 (supra, p. 438). 469

1692 11th d. 4th m. (June). Do. Anna SALTER of Tackony, dec'd,
by her executor Robert STACY, John HART, Charles PICKERING, all of Phila-
delphia, Richard WHITFIELD of --------, and Thomas ffAIRMAN of Shacka-
mackson, to Samuel NICHOLS of Philadelphia, sawyer, for 100 acres on Pen-
soakin Creek alias Cropwell River, between grantee and Thomas WILLIAMS,
sold to said Nicholls by Anna SALTER during her life, and part of 500 a.
conveyed to the executors by Wm. BIDDLE, Nov. 9, 1691. 469

1695 March 30. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
John BUNTING of Chesterfield, Burlington Co., carpenter, for 50 acres in
West Jersey. 470

1681-2 Jan. 5. Do. Jno HARRIS of Goat Acre, Co. of Wilts, yeoman,
to Walter HUMPHRIES alias POWELL of Painswick, Co. of Gloucester, broad-
weaver, for 1/3 of 1/8 of a share of the Province, the 8th having been sold by
Tho: HOOTON of Blackfryars, London, chandler, to Thomas GERRISH and
Henry GERRISH, both of Bromham, Co. of Wilts, yeomen, and John
HARRIS, June 1-2, 1677. 471


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1695 Oct. 5. Do. Walter HUMPHRIES to Henry BALLENGER, both of
Burlington, yeomen, for the preceeding 1/3 of 1/8 of a share. 471

1695 Oct. 5. Do. Josiah PRICKETT of Burlington, baker, to Walter
HUMPHRIES of the same place, yeoman, for a house there, built by Jona-
than BEER, and the lot in the Second Tenth, the whole being 2/3 of 1-16 of a
share bought by said BEER of Tho: BUDD, February 8, 1683-4, and by him
sold to James BARRATT of Burlington, carpenter, May 19, 1685, who con-
veyed it to present grantor July 15, 1694. 472

1685 May 19. Do. Jonathan BEERE, merchant, to James BARRATT, car-
penter, both of Burlington, for a house and lot there (the preceding). 472

1694 July 15. Do. James BARRATT (as above) to Josiah PRICKETT, for
the preceding house and lot. 473

1695 Oct. 5. Do. Walter HUMPHRIES, yeoman, to George ELKINGTON,
blacksmith, and wife Mary, daughter of said Walter, all of Burlington, for
1-32 of a share bo't of Wm. PEACHEE March 27, 1677, part whereof in the
first and second division being already laid out for grantor, viz: 100 acres
at Crosswicks Creek (see Liber A, p. 118); and the house and wharf lots
on the Island of Burlington excepted. 473

1688 Nov. 10. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, W. J., yeoman, to
John LANGSTAFFE of Yorkshire Edge, W. J., yeoman, for 50 acres in Burl-
ington Co., called Holme. 473

1690-1 Feb. 10. Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield, Burlington
Co., to John LANGSTAFFE of said Co., husbandman, for threescore and 13
acres (73), part of the lot bought by grantor of Cornelius EMPSON. 473

1692-3 Feb. 4. Do. George HUTCHESON, distiller, to John LANGSTAFFE,
yeoman, both of Burlington, for 200 acres in West Jersey. 474

1694 Oct. 27. Do. Richard MATHEWS of London, merchant, by his
attorney Samuel STACY of Philadelphia, merchant, to Thomas BIBB of
Burlington, whitesmith, for a waterlot in Burlington, 25 f. front on Dela-
ware R., with the house thereon, now occupied by Samuel OGBORNE. 474

1690 Oct. 25. Do. Samuel STACY, son of Henry STACY, late of Peet-
ers Alley, Cornhill, London, dec'd, to John HOLLINSHEAD of Northampton
R. near Burlington, yeoman, for a wharflot there, part of 1-16 of a share,
bought of Thomas HOOTON. 475

1691 Nov. 9. Do. William and Abraham HULINGS to John HOLLINSHEAD,
all of Burlington Co., yeomen, for all the townlots in Burlington,
belonging to 1-32 of a share, except the "great Lott without ye Island of
Burlington, called ye Towne bounds of Burlington." 475

1682-3 Feb. 6. Do. John ANTRAM of Burlington, shoemaker, to John
HOLLINSHEAD, for a wharflot along the river in Burlington, part of 1-32 of a
share, bo't of Jonathan ELDRIDGE, shoemaker, May 3, 1680. 475

1691-2 Feb. 9. Do. William BIDDLE of near Burlington, merchant, to
John HOLLINSHEAD of Northampton River, yeoman, for a wharflot in Burl-
ington, 12 f. front on the river. 475

PAGE 464 New Jersey Colonial Documents.

1676 Feb. 26. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough, Co. of
Northampton, haberdasher, to Thomas EVES of London, packer, for 1-32
of a share of West Jersey, bought of Wm PENN et al. January 23, 1676 7
with Daniel WILLS, who releases to said EVES his right, etc., Oct. 12, 1695. 476

1687 Nov. 21. Do. Jno. RIDGES of London, citizen and skinner, by
his attorney, Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Samuel NICHOLS of Philadelphia, husbandman, for 100 acres in West Jersey. 476

1695 July 10. Do. Helena, widow of John SKENE, of Burlington, to
Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, Burlington Co., merchant, for 100 acres
in town bounds, part of 1/4 of a share, bo't by John SKENE, late of Peach-
field, Burlington Co., of Thomas HUTCHINSON, then of Talbot Co., Mary-
land, Sept. 13, 1686, and by said SKENE divised to his widow Helena
by will of August 19, 1690. 476

1695 Oct. 18. Do. Edward HUNLOKE (as above) to John JOOSTEN and
John HAMMEL, both now or late of Sopus, N. Y., yeomen, for a plantation
with 500 acres at Lessa or Wingworth Point, Burlington Co., in town
bounds, of which 100 a. were bought of Thomas BOWMAN March 24, 1692,
100 a. of Sheriff James HILL Febry. 2, 1693-4, 145 1-2 a. of George HUTCHESON
Dec. 4, 1689, 35 a. of Helena SKENE July to last, 119 1/2 a. being part
of 800 a. bo't of James READE and wife Sarah April 4, 1689. 477

1695 Oct. 19. Do. Mortgage. John JOOSTEN and John HAMMEL, both
of Wingerworth Point, yeomen, to Edward HUNLOKE of the same place,
merchant, on the preceding 500 acres. 477

1690 April 2. Deed. Symon CHARLES of Burlington Co., tailor, to
Francis AUSTIN of said Co., carpenter, for 150 acres, part of the land
bought of Bernard DEVONISH, December 15, 1687; 6 a. of the said 150 ly-
ing next to Mount Pleasant between John WOOLSTON and Percivall TOWLE,
the other 144 on the creek at Nathaniel RICKETTS between John WOOLSTON
and Thomas REVELL, all in Burlington Co. 478

1694-5 Jan. 11. Do. Francis AUSTIN of Eversham, Burlington Co.,
carpenter, to George PORTER of Mansfield, same Co., broadweaver, for the
preceding 150 acres. 478

1694-5 March 5. Do. Eliakim HIGGINS of Mansfield Township,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to Joseph ENGLISH of Maidenhead, same Co., yeo-
man, for a plantation of 130 acres in said township, of which 100 a. were
bought of Daniel BACON, May 20, 1685, and 30 a. of Wm. EMLEY, Dec. 23, 1692. 479

1695 Nov. 1. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co., to
John Cluffe, of said Co., for 50 acres on Tomlinson's Brook, N. Wm. PETTY,
E. Samuel VAAS, W. "as now bounded and marked out;" also 12 a. ad-
joining Walter CLARKE. 479


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1695 Nov. 2. Do. Mathew ALLEN to James SHERWIN, both of Burling-
ton Co., yeomen, for 330 acres, surveyed out of the 3200 and odd a. "at
Rancocus Cr. upon Delaware R.", bought by grantor of John SMITH, then
of Christeene Creek, Penna., August 13-14, 1680; the said 330 a. are
bounded by Rancocus R. on the North, between grantor, John CORNISH
and William BUDDIN. 479

1693 4 3d d. 12th m. (Feb.). Thomas ANDERSON, of St. James Parish,
Clerkensell, Co. of Middlesex, chandler, by his attorney, George HUTCHESON
of Burlington, merchant, to Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, near Burling-
ton, yeoman, for 1-16 of a share of the Province, bo't of Tho: HOOTON
Oct. 10, 1678, and excepting 300 acres. 480

1693 Nov. 1. Do. George PORTER of Burlington, silkweaver, to
Daniel LEEDS (as above), for 300 acres in said Co., the remaining part of
his land in Burlington, belonging to his 1-6 of a share, bo't of Tho.
HUTCHINSON July 10, 1677, excepting the waterlot and 2 acres already disposed
of; and one half fo said 1-6, excepting the land in townbounds and in the
country, already sold to the number of 833 a. 480

1694 May 11. Do. John CORNISH, of Burlington, carpenter, to Dan-
iel LEEDS, for 130 of the 300 acres, bought of John WILLIS February 15,
1689-90 (supra, Part 1, p. 257). 481

1694 June 19. Do. James ANTRAM of Mansfield, Burlington Co.,
planter, to Daniel LEEDS, for all the land belonging to 1-24 of a share in
the First Tenth, except 200 a. already surveyed and 1/2 a. in Burlington,
said 1-24 having been bo't of Francis RAWLE of Philadelphia June 9, 1694,
who had it from Tho: WOODROOF of Salem. 481

1693-4 March 22. Do. Eleazer ffENTON of Springfield near Burling-
ton to Daniel LEEDS, for his right, title &c. in and to 2 acres, part of the
200 where he now dwells, adjoining grantee. 481

1694 10th d. 3d. m. (May). Permit. John DAY of Springfield to
Daniel LEEDS for cutting a drain through his meadow. 481

1695 March 28. Deed. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, Burlington
Co., tanner, to John ABBAT of Crosswicks Creek, husbandman, for 40 acres
on said creek. 481

1692 Sept. 9. Do. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to Samuel TERRETT of Burlington, blacksmeith, for 2 wharf lots
on the Island of Burlington, one belonging to 1-15 of a share, the other to
1-16, both bought of Samuel BUNTING of Chesterfield, mason, July 20, 1688. 482

1688-9 Jan. 5. Do. Daniel BACON of Baconfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to John SNAPE of said Co., husbandman, for 200 acres to be
taken out of his 1/8 of 1-32 of a share in said Co., bought of Wm. MATHEWS,
June 1, 1683. 482

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1690-1 Feb. 2. Do. William HUNT of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
planter, to John SNAPE of the same place, planter, for 10 acres at the N. E.
corner of grantor's land at Mount Over, part of the 100 acres bo't of Francis
BESWICK March 31, 1688. 483

1695 June 22. Do. Mahlon STACY of Ballifield, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to John BRYERLEY of Hopewell, same Co., miller, for 200 acres above
St. Pincks Creek, in the forks of Shabbacunck C., adjoining grantor. 483

1685 April 14. Do. Anthony MORRIS of Burlington, baker, to Thomas
ffrench of near Burlington, yeoman, for a waterside lot in Burlington, 8 f.
front on the "great river," N. the river, S. the Back St., E. grantee, W.
Richard BASNETT. 483

1695 Oct. 19. Do. John PEARES of Burlington, carpenter, to Samuel
TERRETT of the same place, smith, for 100 acres, on the Southside and
along Northampton R. and a run, bounding Richard BOYES, on the South,
E. John WOOLMAN, bo't of John BAINBRIDGE Nov. 30, 1693. 483

1691 June 4. Do. John RODMAN of Block Island, Rhoad Island,
Providence Plantations, and wife Mary, to John ADAMS of Flushing,
Queens Co., Long Island, N. Y., in exchange for land and houses in
Flushing, fro 475 acres near Rancocus Cr., adjoining John HOLLINSHEAD,
and 25 a. of meadow, same distance from the house, the whole bought of
Wm. BIDDLE. 484

1692-3 Feb. 21. Do. Thomas BUDD, of Philadelphia, merchant, to
John ABBATT of Nottingham, Burlington Co., planter, for 1-32 of a share,
bo't of Wm. PENN et al. March 1-2, 1676-7, except the town lots of Bur-
lington Island and the land in town bounds, belonging to the 1-32. 484

1693 Aug. 8. Do. John HOLLINSHEAD senior of Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to Elias TAY of said Co., planter, for 75 acres, bought of Henry and
Mary GRUBB November 17, 1691. 484

1691 Nov. 17. Do. Henry GRUBB, of Burlington, innkeeper, and wife
Mary to John HOLLINSHEAD of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1-32 of a share
of the Province, excepting the town and town bounds lots of Burlington,
inherited by said Mary from her father. 485

1695 Oct. 5. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Springfield Township, Burlington
Co., to John HOLLINSHEAD, for a lot in Burlington, 2 roods 20 perches, be-
tween Broad St. and the new burying ground, 11 perches wide on Broad
St. and in the rear. 485

1693 Aug. 8. Do. John HOLLINSHEAD senior of Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to Frederick KING of the same place, planter, for 75 acres of the
land bought of Henry and Mary GRUBB Nov. 17, 1691. 485

1694 Oct. 8. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Richard PITMAN of Pensawkin Creek, planter, for 80 acres to be surveyed
out of the share or shares bought by grantor of Tho. HUTCHESON and
Mahlon STACY July 1, 1687. 486


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1694 Nov. 1. Do. Henry GRUBB and wife Mary, Thomas RAPER and
wife Abigael, all of Burlington, to Thomas WILKINS of Eversham Town-
ship, for 50 acres in said township along the Indian line "derived from
Tho: PERKINS by Heirship to the aforesd Henry and Thomas by the said
Mary and Abigael." 486

1693 Aug. 18. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
Henry BURR of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres in W. J. 486

1688 16th d. 6th m. (Aug.). Do. Dr Robert DIMSDALE of Burlington
Co., to Henry BURR, for the reversion of one half of 1-7 of a share of the
Province, bought of Hugh LAMB of the Parish of St. Martins in the
Field, Co. of Middlesex, hosier. 487

1676-7 Feb. 26. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough, Co. of
Northampton, haberdasher, to John ROBERTS of Overston, same Co., yeo-
man, for 1-16 of a share of W. J., bought of Wm. PENN et al. January 23, 1676-7. 487

1688 Aug. 21. Power of attorney. Robert DIMSDALE of Burlington
Co., physician, intending to sail for England, to John TATHAM of Tatham
House, Penna., Samuel JENINGS and Symon CHARLES, both of Burlington
Co., as general agents. 487

1692-3 Jan. 24. Do. Robert DIMSDALE, [1] of Bishop Stafford, Co. of
Hartford, chyrurgeon, to John TATHAM, George HUTCHINSON, both of
Burlinton, merchants, and Francis DAVENPORT of Crosswicks Creek,
planter, as general agents. 487

1689 8th d. 2d m. (April). Deed. Robert STACY of Philadelphia,
tanner, to William MYERS of Burlington, butcher, for 10 acres in Burling-
ton townbounds, near Yorkshire Bridge, on the N. E. side of the gate, on
the road to Thomas WRIGHT's and along Assiscunck Cr. to the boundary creek. 488

----------

[1] Robert DIMSDALE, one of the earliest physicians in West Jersey, bought
of William PENN, May 22, 1682, for 25, a tract of 5,000 acres in Pennsylvania.
He seems to have been then of Edmonton, Middlesex county England. He
came to America in 1683 with Penn. and located a large tract of land south of
Mt. Holly, on both sides of a stream known as Dimsdale Run, where he built
a large brick house and cleared a farm. Some time prior to 1686 he married
2d, Sarah, daughter of Francis COLLINS, who came from the parish of Stepney,
Middlesex county, England, and settled in Newton, Gloucester county, in
1682. In 1688 he returned to England and live for a while at Theydon Garnon,
near Epping, Essex, but in January 1692-3, he was at Bishop Stortford (a small
market town and parish on both sides of the river Stort, formerly crosse by a
ford at this place, and which was bestowed by William the Conqueror, soon
after th conquest, upon Maurice, Bishop of London, and his successors,
whence the name), in the county of Hertford, where he suffered imprison-
ment for a time, his practising without a license. While in America he publish-
ed in London, in 1684, a work advertising a number of specifies for the cure of
various diseases. He died in England in 1718. His widow soon after returned
to this country, and resided at Haddonfield until her death, in 1739.

PAGE 468 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1691-2 March 10. Do. Mary, widow and executrix of Wm. MYERS of
Burlington, butcher, Tho: GILBERTHORPE, Francis DAVENPORT and John
BUNTING, trustees under said Wm. MYERS' will, to Charles READE of Bur-
lington Co., tailor, for 5 acres, the half of the preceding 10, on the road
to Tho. WRIGHT and the boundary creek, near Yorkshire Bridge. 488

1691-2 March 10. Do. Same to George HUTCHESON of Burlington,
merchant, for 5 a., the other half for the preceding 10. 489

1694 Sept. 26. Do. George HUTCHESON to Charles Reade for the
preceding 5 acres. 489

1693 Nov. 2. Do. Charles READE of Philadelphia, tailor, to Bernard
Lane of Burlington, labourer, for the foregoing 10 acres. 489

1694 June 25. Do. Benjamin WHEATE of Burlington, cordwainer, to
Bernard LANE of the same place, butcher, for a lot in Burlington, a corner
lot, W. Wood St., N. River St., S. Richard LOVE, E. grantor, 6 perches
7 f. on River St., 13 perches on Wood St. 490

1691 7th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Thomas WOOD of Burlington Co.,
husbandman, to John BAINBRIDGE, for a house lot on the Island of Burling-
ton and 13 1/2 acres in townbounds, part of 1-30 of a share, bo't of Tho:
ffARNSWORTH Dec. 10, 1687; also a lot on said island, N. W. Broad St., S.
W. Benjamin SCOTT, E. and W. Tho: OLLIVE and partners, in quantity 1-32
of 9 acres, bo't with other land of Mathew ALLEN May 30, 1689. 490

1694-5 10th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. John BAINBRIDGE of Burlington
Co., joiner, to Thomas CLARKE of Burlington, for 4 shares of land there,
vizt: 1-32 of share bo't of Thomas WOOD (supra), 1-32 bo't of Wm.
WOOD March 19, 1691-2, 1-30 of a share in Burlington and the lots in
town bounds, bo't of John CALOW (supra); also 1-32 of 9 acres bo't of
said Calow in said towns, all East of Sara ffARNE on the Eastside of York
St., and 1 acre 2 roods 1 perch betw. Tho: LAMBERT and Daniel LEEDS,
fronting the street from Dan. SUTTON's to John TATHAM's. 491

1694-5 Feb. 20. Do. Thomas GILBERTHORPE of Nottingham, Burling-
ton Co., yeoman, to Thomas CLARKE of Burlington, carpenter, for all the
land in the Town Burlington, belonging to 1-32 of a share. 491

1687 28th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. William LASSWELL to William HIXSON
for 1-32 of a share of the Province, except the plantation on Cross-
wicks Creek, 150 acres, and the lots in town bounds. 491

1687 29th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. William LASSWELL of Colchester,
Co. of Essex, England, fell monger, to William HIXSON of Crosswicks
Creek, W. J., husbandman, the preceding in extenso. 491

1689-90 March 13. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to William HIXSON of Crosswicks Creek, husbandman, for 100
acres to be taken up in W. J., in exchange for 250 acres in ffENWICKs Col-
ony, sold by John ffENWICK, late of Salem, to Abraham BROWNE of New
Shrewsberry, East Jersey, Sept. 19, 1679, and since conveyed by said
Browne to Wm. HIXSON Nov. 2, 1687. 492


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1695 Dec. 9. Do. Thomas ffOLKE junior, to John BUNTING, both of
Chesterfield, Burlington Co., yeomen, for 6 acres of meadow at the S. E.
corner of John THAKE, part of 320 a. surveyed to Tho: ffOLKE Senior in
Chesterfiedl Township. 492

1690 Nov. 3. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Hananiah GAUNT of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1-24 of a share of W. J.,
bo't of Godfrey NEWBOLD of Hansworth, Co. of York, England, yeoman,
August 22, 1684, excepting 200 acres "in the country, which was the pro-
portion of land allowed to be taken up as the first choyce, belonging
in 1-24." 493

1690 May 1. Do. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, W. J., tanner, to
Wm. HIXSON of Crosswicks, husbandman, for 50 acres to be surveryed in
the Yorkshire Tenth. 493

1691 Sept. 3. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
Thomas WILSON of Oneanickon, Burlington co., husbandman, for 200
acres at Oneanickon. 493

1682 May 3. Do. John MADDOCKS of New Salem, W. J., yeoman, to
John BOARTON of Ancokus, W. J., yeoman, for 1-16 of a share of the
Province, bo't of John HEWSON of Long Lane, London, trunkmaker,
July 18, 1678, to whom it had been sold by Tho: HOOTON of Black Fryars,
London, chandler, June 1, 1677, by virtue of a deed from Wm. PENN et al.
Nov. 6, 1676. 494

1695 Dec. 21. Do. William BOARTON, son of John Boarton of Bur-
lington Co., dec'd, to John HOLLINSHEAD of Burlington, chandler, for all
the lots on the Island of Burlington, belonging to 1-16 of a share, inher-
ited by the father's will of July 28, 1687. 494

1695 Dec. 21. Release of the foregoing by John BOARTON, son and heir
of John Boarton dec'd. 495

1690 Nov. 11. Deed. William BIDDLE of W. J., merchant, to Thomas
HARDING of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres "of ye first laying out
in ye prvince of W. J." 495

1693-4 March 3. Do. Lawrence MORRIS of Burlington, sawyer, and
wife Virgin, to Robert WHEELER of said town, merchant, for two waterlots
in Burlington, of which the Westernmost is 23 f. front on Delaware R.,
and runs back, along John HOLLINSHEAD, on the West to the lot of Francis
DAVENPORT, formerly sold by Mary HANCOCK, of Steetley, Burlington Co.,
widow and executrix of Godfrey HANCOCK dec'd, to Benjamin HOLT of Bur-
lington, glazier, May 20, 1689, who sold it to present grantor Sept. 16, 1689. 495


PAGE 470 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1691 3d d. 5th m. (July). Do. Thomas GLADWIN of Burlington,
blacksmith, to John SNAPE of Burlington Co., husbandman, for 100 acres
at Oneanickon, on Birch Creek, between Samuel BARKER, John SHINN and
grantor, part of the land surveyed to William GLADWIN. 496

1695 Dec. 28. Release of the foregoing by George HUTCHESON, Robert
WHEELER, Samuel ffURNIS and Joseph ADAMS, all of Burlington, executors
of the last will of Thomas GLADWIN, blacksmith, dec'd.; the preceding
deed being defective, because Tho: GLADWIN did not prove Wm. GLADWIN's will. 496

1694-5 March 16. Deed. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, Burling-
ton Co., tanner, to John MURFEN of Crosswicks, same Co., batchellor, for
50 acres. 497

1686 Aug. 14. Do. Percivall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge, W. J., yeoman,
to Thomas SCATTERGOOD of near Sutton Lodge, husbandman, for 100 acres
in the First Tenth. 497

1695 Dec. 26. Deed. Thomas RAPER of Burlington, smith, and wife
Abigael to Thomas BRYANT of Northampton, Burlington Co., planter, for
400 acres, whereof 300 are part of 1-30 of a share, given to said Abigael
by her father William PERKINS Sept. 27, 1677, and lying on Rancokus R.,
N. Francis Collins; the remaining 100 a. were bo't by said RAPER of
Thomas WILKINS May 16, 1690, to be surveyed. 498

1693 Nov. 20. Do. Peter BOSSE of Burlington, merchant, to Daniel
Smith of the same place, butcher, for a lot on the Island of Burlington,
3 roods S. Benjamin SCOTT, N. Broad St., W. Thomas EVES, E. Robert POWELL. 498

1694-5 Feb. 22. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, yeoman, to
Daniel Smith, for 1 1/2 acres on the Island of Burlington. 498

1695-6 Jan. 7. Do. Charles WOOLVERTON, yeoman, to Mathew ffORSYTH,
carpenter, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres there, bought of
Wm. BIDDLE August 20, 1693, adjoining Anne PHARO; incl. 20 a. remote
with a swamp. 499

1694 Nov. 16. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
John SCHOLEY of Oneanickon, Burlington Co., planter, for 125 acres to be
surveyed out of the land bought of Tho: HUTCHESON and Mahlon STACY
July 1, 1687. 499

1689 July 3. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to Thomas BRYANT, of the same place, husbandman, for 100 acres, to
be surveyed. 499

1688 Nov. 10. Do. John RIDGES of London, citizen and skinner, by
his attorney Samuel JENINGS, to Thomas BRYANT, for 200 acres to be surveyed. 500


PAGE 471 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1695 2d d. 10th m. (Dec.). Deed of gift. William COOPER of Coop-
er's Point, Gloucester Co., W. J., to his son-in-law John WOOLSTON and
daughter Hannah, wife of said WOOLSTON, for a house in Burlington with
1/2 acre belonging to it and 50 a. in town bounds, also the town lot bought
of Edward TAYLOR. 500

1693 Oct. 10. Deed. Thomas LAMBERT senior of Nottingham Town-
ship, tanner, to Barnard LANE of Burlington, butcher, for 40 acres in Bur-
lington town bounds, between Henry STACY, Nathaniel CRIPPS and Samuel
ffURNIS. 500

1695 April 24. Do. Barnard LANE of Burlington, yeoman, to Thomas
RAPER of the same place, smith, for the preceding 40 acres. 500

1690 May 16. Do. Thomas WILKINS of W. J., labourer, to Thomas
RAPER, for 100 acres to be surveyed within the limits of the first Indian
purchase of the Province. 501

1694-5 March 9. Do. Jane, widow and executrix of Samuel OGBORNE
of Burlington, carpenter, to Joseph PANCOAST of Burlington Co., carpenter,
for 40 feet of land fronting on High St. and being the Northerly part of
the lot bought by said Samuel of Wm. FRYLEY Aug. 9, 1693. 501

1683-4 March 20. Do. Thomas BUDD, merchant, to Thomas GARDNER,
tailor, both of Burlington, for 100 acres in the Second Tenth. 501

1693-4 March 10. Do. Thomas GARDNER, tailor, to Lawrence MORRIS,
sawyer, both of Burlington, for 192 acres in Northampton Township,
N. the townline, W. Symon CHARLES, S. James SILVER, E. grantee; also 8 a.
of meadow in GRUBB's meadow, S. Henry GRUBB; 100 a. being part of 1-16
of a share bo't of Anthony ELTON senior March 11, 1678-9, the other 100
a. bo't of Tho: BUDD March 20, 1683-4. 502

1682-3 March 22. Do. John CRIPPS to Lawrence MORRIS, both of
Burlington, yeomen, for 200 acres to be taken up as part of 1-12 of a share
in the Second Tenth, bought of Anna SALTER February 5-6, 1681-2. 502

1694-5 March 3. Letter of attorney. Samuel BARKER of Barllborough,
Co. of Derby, England, to George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant,
to give title of a house in Burlington to Lawrence MORRIS. 503

1691-2 30th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Deed of gift. Robert, son and heir of
Robert POWELL of Burlington dec'd, to his brother John POWELL for 150
acres, part of the land bought by their father of Thomas OLLIVE March
20, 1676-7 (see supra, Part 1, p. 194). 503

1695-6 Jan. 11. Deed. John WOOLSTON of Mansfield Township, yeo-
man, and wife Hannah, to Edward HUNLOKE, merchant, John PETTY, wooll
comber, and Thomas ATKINSON, bricklayer, all of Burlington, for 50 acres
within Burlington townbounds, part of 1/8 of a share bought by Wm.
COOPER of Edward Taylor Sept. 6, 1680, and given to grantors Dec. 2,
1695 (supra, p. 500). 503


PAGE 472 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1695-6 Jan. 13. Do. John GREY alias TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre,
to Francis DAVENPORT, of Chestefield, merchant, for 300 acres in the
Province, part of 1/4 of a share bought of Benjamin ANTROBUS of London,
linendraper, March 9-10, 1684-5. 503

1695-6 Feb. 14. Do. Henry MARGEROM of Bucks Co., Penna., and
wife Jane, late the wife of Robert RIGG of Burlington, cordwainer, dec'd,
to Joseph SCATTERGOOD of Burlington Co., batchelour, for a lot on High
St., Burlington, 40 f. front on said High St. and rear on the next street,
next to Josiah PRICKETT, part of the town lot, belonging to 1/8 and 1-32 of a
share bought by Robert RIGG of Daniel Bacon January 21, 1687-8 and left
to his wife Jane by will of March 29, 1692. 504

1694 March 29. Do. Lawrence MORRIS, sawyer, to John MEREDITH,
schoolmaster, both of Burlington, for a house and lot (wharf lot), 25 f.
front on Delaware R., in length halfway to the next street, 71 f. square,
W. Dr. COXE, E. John HOLLINSHEAD. 504

1693 Nov. 29. Do. Samuel HOUGHTON, bricklayer, to Thomas CLARKE,
carpenter, both of Burlington, for 150 acres in Burlington Co., along the
line of the old Indian purchase, between Mathew CHAMPION and John
CHADWICK, bought of George HUTCHESON July 5, 1687. 504

1695-6 16th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. George HUTCHESON to Thomas
CLARK, for 50 acres in West Jersey. 505

1683-4 Jan. 22. Do. Mahlon STACY of Nottingham at the Falls of
Delaware R., W. J., yeoman, to Robert PEARSON of Crosswicks Creek,
planter, for 100 acres to be surveyed in the First or Yorkshire Tenth on
said creek. 505

1685-6 March 13. Do. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, tanner, to
Robert PEARSON, for 100 acres in the First or Yorkshire Tenth. 505

1690 Dec. 28. Do. Mathew WATSON of Crosswicks Creek, yeoman,
to Robert PEARSON, for 100 acres to be surveyed in the First Tenth. 506

1693 May 16. Do. Isaac SMALLEY of Piscataway, East Jersey, yeoman,
and wife Hester to Robert PEARSON, for 240 acres in the First Tenth, of
which 40 a. were conveyed to grantors by Godfrey HANCOCK of Assiscunck
and 200 a. bequeathed by John WOOD of Bucks Co., Penna., dec'd. 506

1685 April 2. Do. Anthony MORRIS, tailor, to Isaac SMITH, wheel-
wright, both of Burlington, for a lot in Burlington, 45 f. front on High St.,
160 f. deep. 506

1688 Nov. 24. Do. William and Edward SMITH, sawyers, to Thomas
RAPER, blacksmith, all of Burlington, for a house and lot there on High
St., South Wm. EMLEY, N. James MARSHALL. 507

1691-2 March 19. Do. George HUTCHESON, merchant, to Thomas
RAPER, blacksmith, both of Burlington, for a lot thee 8 f. front on High
St., 160 f. deep, S. Wm. EMLEY, N. grantee. 507


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1693 Aug. 25. Do. John GARDNER, carpenter, to Thomas RAPER,
blacksmith, both of Burlington, for a lot there, 60 f. front on High St., 322
f. deep, S. grantor, N. grantee, bo't of Wm. EMLEY 22d day 12th month
(February), 1692-3. 507

1690-1 15th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Samuel JENINGS of Philadelphia,
yeoman, to John BUTCHER of near Burlington, yeoman, whose house was
lately destroyed by fire, a duplicate of a former conveyance for 1/8 of a
share of the Province, each share representing one hundredth part. 507

1689 Nov. 20. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, proprietor, to
William BLANCH and John ABBETT of Burlington Co., wheelwrights, for 100
acres to be taken up in the Indian purchase. 508

1688 10th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Thomas WRIGHT, proprietor and
inhabitant of West Jersey, to Peter HARVEY of the same place, husband-
man, for 50 acres in the First Tenth. 508

1695 June 10. Do. Helena, widow and executrix of John SKENE of
Peachfield, gent: dec'd, to Henry BURR of Burlington Co., yeoman, for
300 acres at Peachfield. 508

1687 July 6. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, yeoman, to
Samuel SYKES of the North Wigwams, W. J., husbandman, for 200 acres
of upland and meadow, the upland, 188 a., being at the North Wigwams,
the 12 a. of meadow in the Wigwam meadow, both near Hony-Honickon,
in the First Tenth. 509

1679 May 23-24. Mem. of lease and release. Thomas HUTCHINSON of
Beverlye, Co. of Yorke, tanner, to Benjamin ANTROBUS of London, lining
draper, for 1/4 of a share. 509

1684 May 9-10. Do. Do. Benjamin ANTROBUS of London, draper,
to John GRAY, alias John TATHAM, of London, gent: for the preceding 1/4
of a share. 509

1688-9 Feb. 22. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Burlington Co., mer-
chant, to John TATHAM of Tatham House, Penna., Esqre, for "all that
divided share, quantity & prportion of Land in ye Towne of Burlington,
belong to 1/4 of a share." 510

1688-9 Jan. 22. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
John TATHAM, for 6 acres of his town lots, dividends in B. 510

1694 Nov. 13. Do. Thomas WRIGHT of Burlington Co., planter, to
John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, for the remainder of 1/4 of share in
the said town, being 1 1/2 acres, at the rate of 18 a. to the share. 510

1695 April 10. Do. Christopher WEATHERILL of Burlington, tailor, to
John TATHAM, for 10 acres in Burlington townbounds, along the creek on
the S. E. side of London Bridge, next to John WOOLSTON. 511

1681 Sept. 2. Do. Edward BYLLINGE of London, gentleman, Gawen
LAWRIE of London, merchant, and Nicholas LUCAS of Hertforth, Co. of
Hertford, malster, to William WELCH of London, merchant, for 1 1/2 shares
of the Province of West Jersey. 511


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1691 April 14. Do. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, Burlington
Co., merchant, to Michael NEWBOLD of said Co., yeoman, for one third of
the land on Assiscunck or Birch Creek, bo't by Godfrey HANCOCK, Tho:
REVELL and John HEESON of Tho: Wright April 20, 1687; also 1/3 of the
corn mill on the said land, which thirds grantor bought of said John
HEESON March 21 last past. 512

1691 June 2. Do. Charles READE of Burlington, tailor, to John
OGBORNE of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 150 acres in the First Tenth, in
Burlington Co., W. and S. Samuel BARKER, bo't of Wm. BIDDLE of Mount
Hope August 2, 1687. 512

1688-9 Feb. 15. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Anthony WOODWARD of Chesterfield, same Co., husband-
man, for 100 acres, to be taken up in the tract in said Co., bought of Tho:
PEARSON and Joseph HELMSLEY April 1, 1677. 512

1690 10th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield,
yeoman, to Anthony WOODWARD, for 100 acres, to be surveyed in the tract
bought of Cornelius EMPSON. 513

1695 Sept. 10. Do. John HANCOCK of Springfield Township, Burling-
ton Co., yeoman, to Michael BUFFIN of Mansfield Township, said Co., yeo-
man, for 4 acres of meadow at Mount Pleasant, between grantor and Per-
civall TOWLE. 513

1694-5 20th d. 12th m. (Feb.). Do. Joseph ADAMS of Burlington,
tailor, to Michael BUFFIN, for 500 acres, adjoining grantee's plantation and
John CURTIS, along Percivall TOWLE's boundary brook, bought of Wm. BIDDLE
of Mount Hope as executor of Wm. ELLIS (supra, Liber B, part 1, p. 377). 513

1695 Aug. 10. Do. James MOUNE of Penna., yeoman, Peter ffRETWELL
of Burlington, tanner, John ANTRAM of Burlington Co., cordwainer, and
Samuel ffURNIS of Burlington, sadler, executors of the last will of James
HILL of Burlington, cordwainer, dec'd, to Robert WHEELER of the same
place, baker, for a house and lot in Burlington, 40 f. front on High St.,
between Tho: GARDNER and Tho: GLADWIN, running back to Wood Street,
halfway 40 f. wide, the other half 50 f., bought of Wm. BIDDLE by James
HILL August 4, 1685, and confirmed to his executors July 19, 1695. 514

1695-6 Jan. 23. Do. Rachell, widow of James MARSHALL of Burling-
ton, merchant, to Robert WHEELER, for a dwelling house, bakery and lot,
Burlington, from the corner of Tho. RAPER's shop along High St. 87 f. to
grantor's brickhouse, then along said brickhouse East 16 1/2 ft. to a lean-
to, by said lean-to South 4 1/2 f. and East 10 f. to the outside thereof and
continuing East across the middle of the well 23 1/2 f. to the pales, then by
the pales South 7 1/4 f. to the post, then E. 109 1/2 f. to George HUTCHESON's
orchard, along the orchard 75 1/2 f. South to Tho: RAPER's fence, 160 f. West
along the fence to the place of the beginning; bought by her late husband of
Wm. BIDDLE July 4, -----, and bequeathed to her by his will of November 10, 1694. 514


PAGE 475 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1695-6 Feb. 7. Release. Thomas RAPER of Burlington, locl smith,
and wife Abigael to Henry GRUBB, of the same place, innholder, and wife
Mary, for all their right, title, etc. in and to a waterlot in Burlington, be-
longing to 1/8 of share, heretofore the property of Wm. PERKINS, father of
said Abigael and Mary. 515

1695-6 Feb. 8. Deed. Henry GRUBB, butcher, and wife Mary to
Mary OLLIVE of Burlington Co., widow, for a waterlot in Burlington, be-
longing to 1/8 of a share, to be taken up for grantee, in exchange for a house
and lot in Burlington, conveyed to him by said Mary OLLIVE, Daniel WILLS
and John WILLS, executors of the last will of Tho. OLLIVE, pursuant to an
award of June 29 last by Mahlon STACY, Wm. BIDDLE, John WOOLSTON,
Peter ffRETWELL, Isaac MARRIOTT and Samuel JENINGS. 515

1695-6 Feb. 8. Do. Mary OLLIVE of Wellingborough, Burlington Co.,
widow, Daniel WILLS of Northampton, said Co., gent: and John WILLS of
the same place, yeoman, executors of the last will of Tho: OLLIVE, to Henry
GRUBB of Burlington, butcher, for a lot there, on which his house stands,
N. Samuel STACY, S. the street between said house and Samuel JENINGS, E.
High St., W. Bartholomew MINDERMAN. (See preceding deed.) 515

1688 29th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. John SKENE of Peachfield, Bur-
lington Co., Esqre, to William EVANS junior of Northamton R., said Co.,
son of William EVANS, yeoman, dec'd, for 300 acres in the first division of
West Jersey, bought of grantor by the father, as part of 1/4 of a share which
said SKENE bought of Tho: HUTCHESON September 13, 1686, and for which
he gave no conveyance. 516

1689 18th d. 4th m. (June). Do. Same to same, for 100 acres, to be
taken up as part of 1/4 of a share bought of Tho: HUTCHESON. 516

1691 March 26. Do. William HICKSON of Crosswick Creek to Chris-
topher WEATHERILL of Burlington, tailor, for all the lots in Burlington, be-
longing to 1-32 of a share. 516

1689 April 8. Do. William MYERS, of Burlington, butcher, to Chris-
topher WEATHERILL, for 9 acres on the Westside of the Tannhouse Brook,
E. said brook, N. the town creek, W. and S. grantee. 517

1687 June 10. Do. Mathew ALLEN of near Burlington, carpenter, to
John ANTRAM of Assiscunck Creek near Burlington, cordwainer, for 100
acres, part of the tract in Burlington town bounds, bought of John SMITH
of Christeene Creek August 14, 1680. 517

1695-6 Jan. 6. Do. James SHERWIN of Northampton River, tailor, to
John SHARP of Eversham, tailor, for 100 acres to be taken up in W. J.,
bought of John WILLIS February 15, 1689-90. 517

1695 May 4. Do. James SMITH of Easom, Burlington Co., labourer,
to Nathaniel PAINE of Wellingborrow, husbandman, for 100 acres at
Easom on the Eastside of the South branch of Ancocus Creek, next Tho:
Paine, with 10 a. remote of a pond. 517

PAGE 476 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1682 Nov. 14. Do. Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborrow near Burling-
ton, haberdasher, to John HOLLINSHEAD of Burlington, merchant, for a
wharf lot in Burlington, belonging to 1-16 of a share, bought of Wm. PENN
et al. January 23, 1676-7. 518

1682 Nov. 14. Do. John ROBERTS, inhabitant upon Rancokus Creek,
yeoman, to John HOLLINSHEAD, for a wharf lot in Burlington, belonging to
1-16 of a share, bought of Thomas OLLIVE February 26, 1676-7. 518

1682-3 Feb. 6. Do. Robert POWELL of Burlington, yeoman, to John
HOLLINSHEAD, for a wharf lot in Burlington, belonging to 1-32 of a share,
bought of Thomas OLLIVE February 26, 1676-7. 518

1682-3 Feb. 6. Do. Thomas EVES of Rancokus Cr., yeoman, to John
HOLLINSHEAD, for a wharf lot in Burlington, belonging to 1-32 of a hsare,
bought of Thomas OLLIVE February 26, 1676-7. 518

1677 (29th year of Charles II.) July 7. Deed. Richard MEW of Rat-
cliff, Co. of Middlesex, merchant, to William SNOWDEN of Edwinsboro,
Co. of Nottingham, yeoman, and John HOOTON of Skegby, same Co., hus-
bandman, for 1-6 of a share of West Jersey. 519

1681-2 Feb. 6. Do. Hannah SALTER of Tawcony, Penna., widow,
John HOOTON of Mansfield, W. J., yeoman, and John SNOWDEN of Mans-
field, yeoman, son of Wm. SNOWDEN of Edwinsboro, dec'd, to John CRIPPS
of Burlington, yeoman, for 1-12 of a share or half of the preceding 1-6. 519

1681-2 (29th Charles II.) Jan. 29. Do. George HUTCHESON of Shef-
field, Co. of Yorke, distiller, to Francis GILBERTHORP of Hasland, Parish of
Chesterfield, Co. of Derby, fell monger, for 1-32 of a share of W. J. 519

1681-2 (30th Charles II.) July 18. Do. Francis GILBERTHORP of Ches-
terfield, Co. of Derby, fell monger, to Richard GREENE of the City of
Gloucester, woolcomber, for 1-32 of a share. Transferred to Anna SALTER. 520

1681 June 19. Do. Anna SALTER of Korkannney, N. Y., widow, to
John CRIPPS for the preceding 1-32 of a share. 520

1680 Nov. 25. Do. John SMYTH of Christeene Creek, yeoman, to
John CRIPPS of Burlington, yeoman, for 1 1/2 acres in Burlington, E. High
St., N. Matthew ALLEN, S. John WOOLSTON, W. another street. 521

1687-8 Feb. 18. Do. Thomas BUDD, merchant, to Nathaniel CRIPPS,
yeoman, both of Burlington, for 100 acres in Burlington Co., part of the
land bought of Edward BYLLINGE and Trustees March 2, 1676-7. 521

1695 Aug. 8. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to Nathaniel CRIPPS, for 2 acres on the Island of Burlington. 521


PAGE 477 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1695-6 Jan. 2. Do. William HIXSON of Nottingham Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, to Job BUNTING of Newtown, Bucks Co., Penna.,
yeoman, for a plantation of 240 acres in Nottingham Township, W. Sam-
uel OVERTON, N. Doctor's Creek, E. Tho: GILBERTHORP, S. Crosswicks Creek. 521

1688-9 Feb. 7. Do. Matthew ALLEN of Burlington Co., carpenter, to
Henry GRUBB of Burlington, innholder, for 1/2 fo 1-16 of a share, which
1-16 was bo't of Samuel COLES of Arawmasse, W. J., December 12, 1682. 522

1685 July 1. Do. William EMLEY of Nottingham near the Falls of
Dellaware, yeoman, to Thomas SCHOLEY, late of Mansfield Woodhouse, W. J.,
husbandman, for 100 acres, to be surveyed in the First of Yorkshire Tenth. 522

1689 11th d. 4th m. (June). Do. William BLACK, late of Mansfield,
Burlington Co., stuff weaver, to Roger HAWKINS of Crook horne, Bucks Co.,
Penna., husbandman, for 1/2 of 1-15 of a share, except 60 acres, the former
conveyance having been burned with Hawkins' house. 523

1690 4th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham,
tanner, to Thomas SCHOLEY, for 100 acres to be surveyr in the First or
Yorkshire Tenth. 523

1695-6 Feb. 22. Do. Jacob CONAROE, labourer, to Anthony ffRYER,
husbandman, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres on Northampton River,
between grantor, grantee and Mathew ALLEN. 523

1687 Nov. 15. Do. William LASSWELL of Crosswicks Creek, fell-
monger, to Samuel OVERTON of Bucks Co., Penna., husbandman, and wife
Hannah, for a plantation of 162 acres on Crosswicks Cr. with houses, barns &c. 524

1691 2d d. 2d. m. (April). Do. William QUICKSALL to Samuel OVERTON,
both of Burlington Co., for 40 acres on Crosswicks Cr., late in the
possession of Richard HARRISON. 524

1689 Dec. 4. Do. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth near Burling-
ton, mercht, to George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, for 254 1/2 acres
to be taken up in W. J. 524

1691 Sept. 2. Do. John SCOTT of Burlington Co., yeoman, to George
HUTCHESON, for 3 acres in Burlington, part of house lot. 525

1695 13th d. 2d. m. (April). Do. Helena SKENE of Burlington,
widow, to George HUTCHESON, for 1/4 of a share, excepting 1,200 acres al-
lowed for the first taking up, and 100 a. in Burlington town bounds; also a
town lot of 1 a., bo't of Thomas HUTCHINSON and a water lot of 12 1/2 f., bo't
of John SHINN. 525

1695-6 Feb. 21. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant,
Mahlon STACY of Baylifield, W. J., yeoman, and Jno HUTCHINSON of Bur-
lington Co., son and heir of Tho: HUTCHINSON of said Co., tanner, dec'd,
to John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, for the house and water lots in Bur-
lington, belonging to 1/2 of a share, to be taken up of the land formerly
owned by Joseph HELMSLEY and Tho: PEARSON, from whom grantor
bought it. 525

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1690-1 Jan. 21. Do. Freedome LIPPINCOTT of Burlington Co., plant-
er, to John TATHAM, for 1-18 of a share in Burlington, the waterlot excepted. 525

1693 May 12. Do. Thomas GILBERTHORP of Nottingham, Burlington
Co., yeoman, and Thomasin, widow and executrix of Percivall TOWLE of
Burlington, baker, dec'd, to Benjamin ffIELD of Newtowne, Queens Co.,
Long Island, N. Y., husbandman, for 100 acres to be surveyed in the Province. 526

1693 May 12. Do. John BAINBRIDGE of Assunpinck, Middlesex Co.,
East Jersey, joiner, to Benjamin fFIELD, for 250 acres, lately occupied by
John CALOW and bought of George HUTCHESON January 20, 1685-6. 526

1695 17th d. 3d m. (May). Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington,
distiller, to Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, yeoman, for 150 acres in Ches-
terfield Township, W. grantee, E. Anne NICHOLSON, S. Samuel TAYLOR. 527

1695 June 29. Do. Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield and wife Experi-
ence to John MOORE, late of Newtone, Queens Co., N. Y., for 150 acres
in Chesterfield, adjoining Marmaduke HORSMAN. 527

1693-4 Jan. 2. Do. Lawrence MORRIS, sawyer, to John BUDD, uphol-
sterer, both of Burlington, for a wharf lot there, E. Second or Wood St., 14 1/2
f. whereof were bought of Anthony ELTON May 12, 1690, 12 1/2 f. of Joshua
HUMPHRIES Sept. 3, 1689; 14 f. were sold by Mary, the widow and execu-
trix of Godfrey HANCOCK, to Benjamin HOLT May 27, 1689, and by him as-
signed to present grantor September 16, 1689. 527

1693-4 Jan. 27. Do. John ADAMS of Burlington co., yeoman, to his
son James ADAMS, for 237 1/2 acres of land and 12 1/2 a. of meadow, the half
of 500 a. bought of John RODMAN June 4, 1691. 528

1693 Sept. 16. Do. John HOLLINSHEAD of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
his son William HOLLINSHEAD and wife Elizabeth, for 450 acres, called the
Beargarden, W. John ADAMS and Thomas HOOTON; also a strip on the
Southside of it. 528

1682 April 8. Do. Richard PARKS of Hook Norton, Co. of Oxen,
iron monger, to William EVANS of South Newenton, said Co., carpenter,
for 1/2 of 1-15 of a share, bought of Daniel WILLS of Northamton, Co. of
Northampton, practitioner in chemistry, and Thomas OLLIVE of Welling-
borrow, same Co., haberdasher. 528

1684 Nov. 1. Do. William BIDDLE of near Burlington, merchant, to
William EVANS of Northampton R., W. J., carpenter, for 150 acres of the
first laying out in the Second Tenth. 528

PAGE 479 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1691 June 27. Do. Thomas OLLIVE to Thomas RIVER (site for EVANS),
both of Northampton R., yeoman, for 400 acres to be surveyed in
W. J. 528

1676-7 Feb. 26. Do. Daniel WILLS of Northampton, Co. of North-
ampton, practicition in chemisty, to Thomas HARDING of London, box
maker, for 1-32 of a share of West Jersey, bo't of Wm. PENN, Gawen LAWRIE,
Nicholas LUCAS and Edward BYLINGE Jan. 23 last. 529

1695-6 March 14. Release to Mary OLLIVE, widow of Thomas, of her
rights to the foregoing 1-32. 529

1690 1st d. 3d m. (May). Deed. Daniel WILLS of Northampton River,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to Timothy HANCOCK on Cropwell Creek said Co.,
and wife Susannah, formerly Susannah IVES, for 80 acres to be taken up in W. J. 529

1690 1st d. 3d m. (May). Do. Walter HUMPHRIES alias Powell of
Painewick, Co. of Gloucester, England, by his attorney and son Joshua
HUMPHRIES alias Powell, of Northampton River, to Timothy HANCOCK on
Cropwell Cr. and his daughter Elizabeth by his former wife Rachell Sur-
man, for 40 acres of the land bought of Joan CAMES, Mary Parker and
Ellenor BASTON July 31, 1682. 529

1693-4 Feb. 20. Do. Thomas and Jonah PENFORD of Leicester, Eng-
land, by their attorney George HUTCHESON, to Timothy HANCOCK of Pemi-
sawkin Creek, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 250 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 529

1687-8 Jan. 30. Do. John Ridges of London, citizen and skinner, by
his attorney Sameul JENINGS of Greenhill, Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John WOOLMAN of said Co., yeoman, for 200 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 530

1691 July 25. Do. Isaac MARRIOTT of Burlington, yeoman, to John
WOOLMAN of Northampton River, weaver, for 50 acres, part of the land
bo't of Thomas BUDD January 11, 1681-2. 530

1688-9 23d d. 11 m. (Jan.). Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Hutchin-
son's Manor, Burlington Co., yeoman, to Jonathan ELDRIDGE of Burlington,
cordwainer, for 100 acres, upon which said Jonathan's dwelling house now
stands, in said County. "Sold to Moses PETITT." 530

1695-6 Feb. 21. Do. Jonathan ELDRIDGE of Burlington Co., cord-
wainer, to Moses PETITT of Hopewell, Township of Nottingham, said Co.,
weaver, for 100 acres near the Falls of Delaware R. (the preceding). 531

1693 May 10. Do. Elias BURLING of Burlington and John BURLING
of Bucks Co., Penna., both wheelwrights, to William HAINES of Burling-
ton Co., husbandman, for 100 acres, part of the land bo't of Samuel JENINGS
at Northampton R. Oct. 11, 1688. 531

1693 May 11. Do. William SALWAY of Philadelphia Co., merchant,
to Henry BURR of Burlington Co., planter, for 200 acres, bought of God-
frey HANCOCK March 1, 1685-6, at the head of one of the branches of Birch Creek. 531

PAGE 480 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1694 Oct. 9. Do. Henry BURR of Northampton, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to Thomas HAINES of said Co., for the preceding 200 acres. 532

1688 Dec. 26. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Elias ffARR of ffaresfield, said Co., yeoman, for 1-12 of a share in the First
or Yorkshire Tenth. 532

1695 Sept. 12. Do. Same to Walter REEVES of Northampton, Bur-
lington Co., planter, for 220 acres of the land bought of Helen SKENE. 532

1691-2 Feb. 5. Do. Same to John BURLING of Burlington, wheel-
wright, for a house and lot, 1 acre 1 rood, in Burlington. 532

1692 Nov. 26. Do. John BURLING to Daniel SMITH of Burlington, for
the preceding house and lot. 533

1683 July 21. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON, late of Beverly, Co. of
York, England, yeoman, to Mathew WATSON, late of Scarbrough, said Co.,
chemist, for 1-12 of a share. 533

1688-9 Feb. 9. Do. John SNAPE of Burlington Co., husbandman, to
Daniel BACON of Baconfield, said Co., yeoman, for 100 acres, bought of
John SKENE, to be taken up of the land belonging to 1/4 of a share bought
of Tho: HUTCHINSON September 13, 1686. 533

1695 December 23. Do. Daniel BACON of Baconfield, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Mathew ffORSYTH of said Co., carpenter, for 200 acres, N.
grantor, W. William SATTERTHWAIT. 534

1694-5 Jan. 22. Do. Thomas ANDERSON of the Parish of St. James,
Clarkenwell, Co. of Middlesex, chandler, by his attorney, George HUTCHESON,
of Burlington, merchant, to John OGBORNE junior of Springfield
near Burlington, planter, for 300 acres in West Jersey, part of 1-16 of
a share bought by said Anderson of Thomas HOOTON October 10, 1678. 534

1687 Dec. 15. Do. Barnard DEVONISH to Symon CHARLES, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for 110 acres on Tho: OLLIVE's millbrook, W.
Walter HUMPHRIES, E. John STOKES; 10 a. on said brook, between Walter
HUMPHRIES and grantor; also the reversion of 1/4 of 1/8 of a share. 534

1687 24th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. John RIDGES, by his attorney,
Samuel JENINGS of Greenhill, Burlington co., yeoman, to Symon CHARLES
of said Co., tailor, for 7 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 535

1690 10th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. Barnard DEVONISH to Symon
CHARLES, for 46 acres in Burlington Co., on the Southside of and along
Thomas OLLIVE's millbrook, between grantee, Joshua HUMPHREY, grantor
and John HILLYARD. 535

1691 Sept. 19. Do. Thomas PENFORD of Leicester, England, eldest
son of John PENFORD of Leicester, gentleman, dec'd, Jonah PENFORD of the
same place, grasier, second son, and both executors of their father's will,
and Joshua PENFORD of London, watchmaker, third son of said John, by
their attorney George HUTCHESON, of Burlington, distiller, to Jonathan
ELDRIDGE of Northampton River, Burlington Co., cordwainer, for 150 acres
to be surveyed in W. J. 535


PAGE 481 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1688-9 Jan. 24. Do. Mathew ALLEN, yeoman, to Henry BECK, hus-
bandman, both of Burlington Co., for 1/2 of 1-16 share of the Province,
bought of Samuel COLE December 12, 1682, except 150 acres of the first dividend. 536

1677 March 27. Do. William PEACHEE of Martins Le Grand, Lon-
don, haberdasher, to John CRIPPS of the Parish of St. Martin, White
Chappel, Co. of Middlesex, woollcomber, for 1/8 of a share of W. J. 536

1684-5 March 19. Do. Mathew ALLEN of near Burlington, carpenter,
to John CRIPPS of Burlington, merchant, for 1 1/2 acres in Burlington, E.
High St., W. Wood St., N. and S. grantee. 536

1695-6 Jan. 15. Do. The PENFORDS (supra), by their attornye George
HUTCHESON, to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, for a lot in Burlington,
34 to 35 feet front on High St. and rear on the next street, S. the Meeting
house ground, N. James MARSHALL. 536

1695-6 Jan. 15. Incomplete Deed. Martha MARTIN alias GRINNELL and
John MARTIN, both of London, sole executors of the will of James MARTIN,
by their attorney George HUTCHESON, to Joseph ADAMS for ---------. 537

1694 Oct. 30. Deed. Same to same by Benjamin WHEAT of Burling-
ton, cordwainer, for 1 acre on the Island of Burlington, in the London
Tenth, whereon a cottage, lately demolished, stood, occupied by Wm.
BRIGHTWEN, E. Wood St., 37 perches along Bread St. on the West, N. John
BEERE, S. John Long. 537

1686 Nov. 10. Do. Mary STACY of the Parish of Stebonheath alias
Stepney, Co. of Middlesex, widow and executrix of Henry STACY, by her
attorney Elias ffARR of Assiscunck Creek, W. J., yeoman, to Widow Sarah
PARKER of near a branch of Anokus or Northampton River, for 500 acres
near said Rancokus Cr., surveyed for said Henry STACY, then of Burling-
ton, late in the tenure of Michael BUFFIN and George SHINN. 537

1692 May 14. Do. Thomas GARDINER junior of Red Bank, Co. of
Gloucester, W. J., yeoman, to Isaac MARRIOTT of Burlington, joiner, for
a corner wharf lot, part of a corner, fronting on Second St., N. Benjamin
WHEAT, E. grantor. 538

1680 May 3. Do. Jonathan EDLRIDGE, to John ANTRAM, both of Bur-
lington at Delaware R., shoemakers, for 1/4 of 1/2 of a share, bo't of
Wm. KENT of Bishopsgate St., London, May 1, 1678, who had it from
Wm. PEACHEE of Martins Le Grand, London, haberdasher, March 24, 1676-7. 538


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1683-4 March 14. Thomas BUDD, merchant, to John ANTRAM, shoe-
maker, both of Burlington, for 100 acres in the First of Yorkshire Tenth,
in exchange for 50 a. in Burlington townbounds. 538

1689 Aug. 15. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON, proprietor and inhabitant
of West Jersey to John ANTRAM, shoemaker, for 70 acres in W. J. 539

1688 Sept. 22. Do. John ANTRAM of near Birch Creek, cordwainer,
to James ANTRAM of the same place, carpenter, for 50 acres, part of 1-32
of a share, bought of Wm. MYERS Nov. 29, 1684. 539

1691 Oct. 3. Do. George HUTCHESON, merchant, to Henry BURCHIN,
weaver, both of Burlington, for 50 f. of a waterlot there. 539

1689 7th d. 4th m. (June). Do. Percivall TOWLE to Thomas SCATTERGOOD,
singleman, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 539

1695 Aug. 31. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to James VERIER of Burlington, mason, for 1 acre to be taken up
on the Island of Burlington. 540

1695 22d d. 9th m. (Nov.). Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington,
distiller, to Marmaduke HORSMAN of Chesterfield, planter, for 100 acres to
be surveyed in the tract bought of Tho: HUTCHINSON and Mahlon STACY
1st day 5th month (July) 1687. 540

1685 April 20. Do. Mahlon STACY of Ballyfield, W. J., yeoman, to
Joshua ELEY, late of Dunham, Co. of Nottingham, England, yeoman, for
400 acres above St. Pinck between Peter ffRETWELL on the South and John
ffullwood on the North, W. the Delaware R. 540

1695-6 Feb. 22. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor, Bur-
lington Co., tanner, to George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, for all
the town and waterlots in Burlington, belonging to 1/4 and 1/8, wanting
1-64, of a share. 541

1695-6 Feb. 24. Do. Samuel BARKER of Barlbrough, Co. of Derby,
England, gent: by his attorney George HUTCHESON, to Lawrence MORRIS of
Burlington, sawyer, for a house and waterlot in Burlington, 40 f. front at
low water mark and rear on Second St. 541

1696 March 25. Do. Thomas BIBB of Burlington, smith, to Edward
HUNLOKE of the same place, merchant, for a house, shop and water lot
there, 25 f. front on Delaware R., bought of Samuel STACY, agent for
Richard MATHEWS of London, merchant, Oct. 27, 1694. 541

1696 March 25. Bond. Edward HUNLOKE to Thomas BIBB, for the
reconveyance of the preceding under certain conditions. 542

1696 April 6. Deed. George HUTCHESON, merchant, to Richard ffRANCIS,
carpenter, both of Burlington, for a stable or a building intended for
a stable there with a lot fronting on Second St. 24 f., rear on the line of
Daniel ENGLAND's lot 58 f. 3 in. 542


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1696 April 7. Do. Richard ffRANCIS, carpenter, to Edward HUNLOKE,
merchant, both of Burlington, for the preceding lot, N. E. Widow TOWLE
lately dec'd, S. W. Goerge HUTCHESON, N. W. Daniel ENGLAND, S. E. Second St. 542

1695 June 16. Do. Joseph ADAMS, tailor, to George HUTCHESON, dis-
tiller, both of Burlington, for part of a town lot there, 34 to 35 f. front on
High St. and rear on the next street, S. the Meetinghouse ground, N.
James MARSHALL (supra, p. 536). 542

1686-7 Feb. 20. Do. George NICHOLSON, formerly of Barton Stather,
Co. of Lincoln, England, now of near Chesterfield, W. J., yeoman, to
John TOMLINSON of Oneanickon, now to be called Carmel, W. J., yeoman,
for 100 acres in the First Tenth. "Sold to Tho: GREENE." 543

1688 April 5. Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield, to John
TOMLINSON of Oneanickon, both yeomen, for 1-64 of a share in the First Tenth,
excepting the water lot and the town lot in Burlington. 543

1696 April 14. Do. John TOMLINSON of Oneanickon alias Carmel,
Burlington Co., to Thomas GREENE of Maidenhead, said Co., both yeomen,
for a plantation of 256 acres at Oneanickon (see survey thereof, Liber A,
pp. 77 and 120). 543

1694 Dec. 10. Henry GRUBB with wife Mary and Thomas RAPER
with wife Abigael, all of Burlington, to Francis AUSTIN of Eversham
Township, Burlington Co., carpenter, for 350 acres in two lots, vizt: 1, 200
a., N. Thomas WILKINS; 2, 150 a. along the Indian line adjoining another
lot of said WILKINS, inherited by said Mary and Abigael from their brother
Thomas PERKINS dec'd, who inherited it from their father William PERKINS. 544

1695 Dec. 30. Do. Thomas WILKINS of Eversham, Burlington Co.,
to Francis AUSTIN, for 3 acres, S. grantee. 544

1696 March 25. Do. George HUTCHESON, merchant, to Barnard LANE,
carter, both of Burlington, for 67 acres in townbounds there, along the
Kings road to Salem between grantee and Nathaniel CRIPPS. 544

1696 April 10. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hopewell, Burlington Co.,
son and heir of Thomas HUTCHINSON dec'd, to John BRYERLEY of the same
place, miller, for 600 acres in said township, along Delaware R., 86 chains
down the river from the Northside of the mouth of Shoomack Creek. 544

1695-6 Jan. 4. Do. George HUTCHESON to Mathew ffORSYTH of Bur-
lington Co., carpenter, for 50 acres in West Jersey. 545

1694-5 Jan. 10. Do. Daniel WILLS senior (signed Daniel LEEDS) of
Northampton R. to George ELKINTON of Burlington Co., blacksmith, for
130 acres, on the Southside of Tho: OLLIVE's millbrook, between grantor
and John PETTY. 545

PAGE 484 West Jersey Colonial Documents.


1696 April 20. Do. Helena SKENE of Philadelphia, widow, to John
ANTRAM of Springfield, Burlington Co., cordwainer, for 250 acres, W.
William BIDDLE, S. Hananiah GAUNT, E. John BUTCHER, N. grantee. 545

1696 April 22. Articles of agreement of sale. Widow Sara ffARRE of
Springfield Township, Burlington Co., with William ffISHER of Ulster Co.,
N. Y., yeoman, to sell her plantation of 1,660 acres, now in fence, near
Burlington. 546

1696 April 22. Inventory of the winter Corne upon ye ground, when
John REEVES and John POWELL entred upon Doctor DIMSDALES Plantation
& of ye Cattle, Horses & other goods &c., made by George Deacon and
Henry GRUBB. 546

1690-1 Feb. 9. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Mathew CHAMPION of Oneanickon, husbandman, for 150 acres to be sur-
veyed in the Province. 546

1683-4 March 15. Do. William EMLEY of Nottingham, near the
Falls of Delaware, yeoman, to John ffULLWOOD, late of Mansfield, Co. of
Nottingham, England, malster, for 1-32 of a share. 546

1677 28th d. 17th m. (Dec.). [sic] Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Beverly,
yeoman, Thomas PEARSON of Bonwick, yeoman, Joseph HELMSLEY of
Kelk, yeoman, George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, distiller, Mahlon STACY of
Dorehouse, tanner, all of Co. of York, England, to Stephe KEDEY of
Stainton Dale, same Co., yeoman, for 1-24 of a share of the
Province. 546

1695 Dec. 20. Do. George HUTCHESON, merchant, to Josiah PRICKETT,
butcher, both of Burlington, for a house and lot on the Eastside of High
St. there, formerly Seth SMITH's and late occupied by Joseph ADAMS, 27 f.
on High St. and in the rear against grantor. 548

1682 April 21. Do. Edward BYLLING, late of Wesminster, gent: to
Richard HAINES of Anve of ye Hill, Co. of Ozon, husbandman, for 100
acres in W. J. 548

1693 May 10. Do. Percivall TOWLE of Sutton Lodge near Burling-
ton, to John HAINES of Rancocus R., both yeomen, for 100 acres in the
Second Tenth. 548

1694 Nov. 3. Do. Thomas HAINES of Eversham Township, Burling-
ton Co., to his brother John HAINES of the same place, for 85 acres on the
Southside of the Southbranch of Ancokus or Northampton R., S. E.
grantee, bought of Samuel JENINGS December ---, 1693. 549

1695 May 30. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent, Jere-
miah BASSE, to Jacob SPICER of West Jersey, yeoman, for 400 acres at
Cape May, between Wills Creek and Eyers Creek, fronting on the Bay. 549

1693 Nov. 21. Samuel JENINGS of Philadelphia, merchant, to
John HAINES of Eversham Township, yeoman, for 200 acres to be taken
up in W. J. 549

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1696 June 6. Do. Thomas SCATTERGOOD junior of Burlington, carpen-
ter, to Nathaniel PAINE of Northampton River, yeoman, for 100 acres on
the Southside of Rancocus or Northampton Rier, S. E. of a small run. 550

1696 June 20. Do. Thomas CLARKE of Burlington, carpenter, to
Thomas SCHOLEY of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 200 acres at Oneanickon
(see boundaries, Liber A, p. 121). 550

1696 May 12. Do. Hugh HUTCHINS to Jacob DECOW, both of Bur-
lington Co., for 192 acres, bought of John JOYNER (supra, pp. 418 and 419);
also 3 acres of meadow and 9 of upland, bought of Mordecay ANDREWS
May 11, 1696. 550

1696 May 12. Do. William PANCOAST of Mansfield Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, son and heir of John PANCOAST dec'd, also execu-
tor of his father's will, to Charles WOOLVERTON of said Co., husbandman,
for 150 acres along the line of the Indian purchase, adjoining Thomas
WRIGHT, from whom said John bought the land as the second dividend of
1-32 of a share October 28, 1680. 551

1696 June 1. Do. James ANTRAM of Mansfield Township to Oba-
diah HIERTON of Burlington, for half an acre in Burlington, N. Thomas
LAMBERT, on Bonick or York St., 3 perches 4 f., 24 perches 13 f. long to
the land of Robert RIGG; said 1/2 a. being part of 1-24 of a share bought of
Francis RAWLE of Philadelphia June 9, 1694. 551

1696 June 6. Do. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, tanner, to Oba-
diah HIERTON, for a cottage (log house) and lot in Burlington, on York St.,
N. Percivall TOWLE, S. John ANTRAM, 2 1/2 perches front on York St., 23 p.
10 f. long. 551

1695-6 Jan. 25. Do. Edward ROCKHILL, yeoman, to Francis DAVENPORT,
gent: both of Chesterfield Township, Burlington Co., for the lots in
the town and townbounds of Burlington, belonging to 1-16 of a share, of
which 1-16 grantor bought one half of Joseph RICHARDSON of Glamford
Briggs, Co. of Lincoln, England, woollen draper, August 18, 1691, to
whom the whole 1-16 was conveyed by Edward MARKWELL of Redford, Co.
of Nottingham, who had bought it of Edward SEARSON, holding it in trust
for William MARKWELL, brother of Edward. 552

1689 20th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. William BLACK of Chesterfield,
stuffmaker, to Mathew CHAMPION, late of the Falls of Delaware, husband-
man, for 100 acres. 552

1689 Aug. 22. Do. Mahlon STACY of Bayfield, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, to Mathew CHAMPION, late of the same place, for 150 acres, to be
surveyed in West Jersey. 553

1691 10th d. 5th m. (July). Do. John SCHOLEY, husbandman, to
Widow Katharine BEARD, both of Burlington Co., for 50 acres between
grantor, grantee and John SCHOLEY. 553

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1695 Dec. 9. Do. Thomas and William YARDLEY, sons of William
YARDLEY of Bucks Co., Penna: Yeoman, dec'd, to Mathew GRANGE of Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres in W. J., sold to the father by Percivall
TOLE 26th day 8th month (October) 1691. 553

1695-6 March 21. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hopewell, Burlington
Co., yeoman, son and heir of Tho: HUTCHINSON of the same place, tanner,
dec'd, to Mahlon STACY of Ballifield, same Co., tanner, for 1-12 of a share. 554

1695-6 Feb. 6. Do. John CHAWKLEY, carpenter, to Joseph BIRCH,
husbandman, both of Burlington Co., for 50 acres to be surveyed, inher-
ted from Percivall TOWLE (will of Oct. 26, 1691, proved Dec. 12, 1691). 554

1694 Oct. 6. Do. Walter HUMPHRIS alias POWELL, late of Pains-
wick, Co. of Gloucester, England, now of Burlington Co., broad weaver,
to his son Joshua HUMPHRIS alias POWELL of Burlington Co., weaver, for
100 acres of land and 3 of meadows, the 100 a. bounded E. by Bernard
DEVONISH, W. John WOOLLMAN, along Rancokus R.; also 1-32 of a share,
bought of Joan CAMES then of Starney, Co. of Gloucester, England,
widow, and Mary PARKER and Ellinor BASTIN alias RANDLE, both of said
Co., spinsters, July 31, 1682. 554

1696 May 25. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to Samuel
TAYLOR of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1-32 of a share, the papers for
which were made out by William TAYLOR of Dore, Co. of Derby, Eng-
land, brother of grantee, and committed to Benjamin PHAROE in England,
who has since not been heard of. 555

1693 May 18. Power of attorney. John BUTLER of Stratford, Conn.,
to Daniel BREUSON and John HOUGH, both of West Jersey, yeomen, to col-
lect his horses and sell them. 555

1690 Dec. 28. Do. Robert CHAPMAN, late of Nottingham, Burling-
ton Co., carpenter, to William Quicksall of Boulsover, said Co., linnen
weaver, for 300 acres on Crosswicks Creek, in the First or Yorkshire
Tenth, called Bolsover. 556

1696 May 11. Do. Joshua NEWBOLD of Burlington Co., millwright, to
Moses Petitt of Newtowne, L. I., blacksmith, for 50 acres, near Black's
Creek, Burlington Co., on Lawrell Run, adjoining Benjamin ffiELD and
Widow ffARNSWORTH, part of the 300 acre lot bought of Sameul ANDREWS,
late of Springhill, Burlington Co., dec'd, July 20, 1693. 556

1696 May 12. Do. Isaac DECOW of Mattacopeny, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to John HOLLINSHEAD (HOLLINSON) junior of Northampton R., said
Co., yeoman, for 600 acres at Mattacopeny, bo't of his brother Jacob DECOW
December 16, 1693 (supra, p. 365). 556

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1696 April 23. Do. Peter GREENE of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Thomas DUGGLES of Mansfield Township, said Co., yeoman, for 1 3/4 acres,
part of Eliam HIGGINS' plantation in said township, bought August 2,
1693. 557

1688 May 26. Do. John PENFORD "of ye Newarke near Leicester,"
gentleman, to Thomas MARSHALL of Syleby, Co. of Leicester, butcher, for
1-16 of a share of West Jersey. 557

1696 June 30. Do. Mathew ALLEN of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Thomas BIBB of Burlington, smith, for a lot in Burlington, E. Elisabeth
BASSNETT, W. grantor's wharf lot, 30 f. front at low water mark, 120 f. deep. 557

1684 July 4. Do. John LAMBERT of Nottingham, W. J., joiner, to
William BARNES of Mansfield, W. J., turner, for 100 acres to be surveyed
in the First Tenth. 558

1689 May 17. Do. Anthony ELTON of Northampton R., yeoman, son
and heir of Anthony ELTON dec'd, to his mother Susanna ELTON, for 150
acres in the second dividend of W. J. 558

1696 July 25. Susanna ELTON of Philadelphia, widow, to Thur-
las SULAVAN of New Castle Co., Penna: planter, for a dwelling house and
plantation of 178 acres near Northampton River, Burlington Co., of which
she bought 118 a. of her son Anthony ELTON April 1687, 50 a. of John
RIDGES June 18, 1687, and 10 a. of Thomas KENDALL March 29, 1689; also
the preceding 150 acres, bought of her son. 559

1688 May 1. Do. John LAMBERT of Nottingham, yeoman, to Daniel
BARTHLEMEW of the same place, for 50 acres in the Yorkshire Tenth. 559

1688 May 22. Do. Daniel BARTHLEMEW, late of Nottingham, planter,
to William BARNES of Mansfield, carpenter, for 50 acres, adjoining grantee. 559

1689 Oct. 16. Do. William EMLEY of Nottingham, yeoman, to
Widow Martha BARNES of the same place, for 40 acres, to be taken up in
the Yorkshire Tenth. 560

1688 16th d. 3d m. (May). Agreement. John ffEAKE with William
BARNES to exchange a lot on the Southside of his land on the creek for a
marsh on the Northside of BARNES' on the creek. 560

1694 Aug. 5. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Richard ffINIMORE of Northampton River, bricklayer, for 100 acres in W. J. 560

1696 July 30. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Widow Hannah SCOTT of Burlington, for 135 acres in two lots, within the
liberties of Burlington; 1, 100 a. on the Northside of Mill Creek adjoin-
ing Robert POWELL; 2, 35 a. along the town line between Mathew ALLEN
and grantee. 560

PAGE 488 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1696 July 30. Do. Barthollomew MINDERMAN, merchant, to John
TOMLINSON, of Burlington, for a cottage dwelling house and lot there, 30 f.
front on Second St., 36 f. deep running toward the river, being the back
part of the lot, bought of Charles READE Nov. 29, 1693. 561

1696 July 8. Do. Mordecay ANDREWS of Mansfield Township, yeo-
man, to John BOWNE of Middletowne, East Jersey, merchant, for a farm or
plantation in Mansfield Township, 220 acres, of which 140 a. were given
to grantor by his late father, Samuel ANDREWS, March 15, 1689-90, the re-
maining 80 left to him in his father's will. 561

1696 June 16. Do. Thomas REVELL of Burlington, gentleman, to
John SMITH of Bucks Co., Penna: blacksmith, for 500 acres along the
Delaware R., of the W. J. Society's land (see supra, p. 467). 561

1696 June 17. Mortgage. John SMITH to Thomas REVELL for the
W. J. Society on the foregoing 500 acres. 562

1696 July 21. Deed. Henry LOW of Northampton River, Burlington
Co., planter, to James SHERWIN of said Co., yeoman, for 70 acres, sur-
rounded by grantee's land, part of which he bought of John RUSH,
grantor having bought the said 70 acres of Thomas KENDALL August 17, 1695. 562

1696 May 11. Do. Mordecay ANDREWS to Hugh HUTCHINS, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for 9 acres in said Co. adjoining Samuel ANDREWS
and John JOYNER. 562

1693 May 27. Do. George PORTER of Great Kelk, Burlington Co.,
bachelour, to Widow Mary WRIGHT of Chesterfield, for 250 acres in Ches-
terfield Township. 563

1692 June 10. Do. Daniel COXE of London, by his attorney John
TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, to Joseph WOOD of Bucks Co., Penna: yeo-
man, for 100 acres in West Jersey. 563

1696 16th d. 4th m. (June). Do. John SNAPE of Northampton, Bur-
lington Co., to George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, for 25 acres in
said Co., E. John TATHAM, N. W. Tho: HAINES, S. E. Wm. HUNT, S. Sam-
uel HOUGHTON. 563

1696 June 18. Do. George HUTCHESON to John TATHAM, both of Bur-
lington, for the preceding 25 acres. 563

1696 June 29. Do. Thomas, Jonah and Joshua PENFORD, by their at-
torney George HUTCHESON, to John TATHAM, for 200 acres in Burlington
townbounds, of which 180 a. lie between Thomas HOOTON, Percivall
TOWLE, Hannah SCOTT and the town line. 564

1695-6 March 17. Do. Richard RIDGWAY of Maidenhead, Burlington
Co., tailor, and wife Abigael to John BAINBRIDGE, now of East Jersey,
yeoman, for two equal thirds of 600 acres, adjoining John HOUGHTON, near
Stony Brook, bo't of Daniel COXE October 7, 1690. 564

 

PAGE 489 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.

1696 Sept. 22. Do. William BIDDLE and George HUTCHESON of Bur-
lington Co. to Major Anthony BROCKHOLLS and Capt. Arent SCHUYLER of
N. Y. City, for 1,500 acres on the Westside of Pequannick River, W. J.,
from the mouth of Pempton R. to said Pequannick to Pisaick R. 565

1696 May 6. Do. Thomas REVELL to John BAINBRIDGE of East Jersey,
joiner, for 200 acres of the W. J. Society's land (supra, p. 467) above the
Falls of Delaware, part of the 15,000 a. tract. 565

1696 May 7. Mortgage. John BAINBRIDGE to Thomas REVELL, for the
Society, on the foregoing 200 acres.565

1696 Sept. 24. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, distiller,
to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, for 30 acres in Burlington town
bounds, on Assiscunck Creek, between John CRIPPS on the East and Rob-
ert POWELL on the West, S. John KINSEY; bought of Joseph HELMSLEY July
20, 1688. 566

1696 Oct. 7. Do. Thomas REVELL to Thomas LEAMAN of Cape May
Co., husbandman, for 204 acres in said Co., Society's land (supra, p. 467),
surveyed by George TAYLOR for grantee's father, Christopher LEAMAN
(Liber A, p. 1). 566

1696 Oct. 8. Mortgage. Thomas LEAMAN to Thomas REVELL, for the
Scoiety, on the foregoing 204 a. 566

1691 July 23. Deed of gift. Richard BASSNETT of Burlington, gentle-
man, to his eldest daughter Mary BASSNETT, spinster, for the lot in Burling-
ton, S. W. grantor, N. E. Charles READ, S. E. Back or Second St., N. W.
Front or River St. 566

1694 July 28. Deed in trust. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, Bur-
lington Co., merchant, and wife Mary, dau. of Richard BASSNETT, to John
TATHAM and Thomas REVELL, in trust for themselves and their children,
if any, with the proviso that they may themselves sell the foregoing lot. 567

1696 Oct. 13. Deed of Revocation. John TATHAM and Thomas REVELL
to Edward HUNLOKE and wife Mary, surrendering the foregoing trust. 567

1696 July 6. Deed. Richard RIDGWAY of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Joseph SACKETT of Newtowne, Queens Co., N. Y., yeoman, for one third of
the 600 acres lot, bo't of Daniel COXE Oct. 7, 1690 (supra, p. 564), this
tract lying between Tho. GREENE and grantor. 568

1696 Oct. 23. Do. Thomas REVELL to John BAINBRIDGE of East Jer-
sey, joiner, for 70 acres of the Society's land (supra, p. 467) above the
Falls of Delaware, part of the 15,000 a. tract and included in the survey
of 500 a. for said BAINBRIDGE. 568

1690 April 2. Do. Elias ffARR of Burlington Co., yeoman, to his late
servant Thomas GARWOOD, for 100 acres in W. J. 568

1688 12th d. 3d m. (May). Do. Ralph TRENOWETH of Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to John HOLLINSHEAD of Rancokus Cr., yeoman, for 200 acres of
the 300, bought of Tho: BUDD June 20, 1687; grantor having died before
executing the deed Nathaniel DUGGLES of said Co. and wife Embling, dau.
of said TRENOWETH, confirm and sign it February 4, 1688-9. 569

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1696 April 8. Do. George HUTCHESON, merchant, to Christopher
WEATHERILL, tailor, both of Burlington, for the reversion of 1-12 of a share
or for the lots after the first and second taking up, belonging to 1-12. 569

1696 April 11. Do. Peter ffrETWELL of Burlington, tanner, to Christo-
pher WEATHERILL, for 25 acres in Burlington town bounds, bought of John
SMITH, who had purchased the land from Helena SKENE November 25, 1691. 569

1696 June 11. Do. George HUTCHESON to Christopher WEATHERILL for
1 1/2 roods in Burlington, fronting on High St. and running half way back to
York St., S. grantee; in exchange for a lot of 1 1/2 roods, sold by Obadiah
BARLEY to Christr WATKINS and by him to grantee. 570

1696 Sept. 24. Do. Thomas, Jonah and Joshua PENFORD, by their at-
torney, George HUTCHESON, to Thomas TINDALL of Nottingham, Burlington
Co., planter, for 100 acres of the 2,200 a. lot, granted to said PENFORDs
23d day 10th month (December) 1696. [1] 570

1694 Sept. 11. Do. John GARDNER, carpenter, to Daniel ENGLAND,
sailor, both of Burlington, for a lot there, 50 f. front on High St., 322 1/2 f.
deep, N. Tho: RAPER, S. grantor. 570

1696 Nov. 10. Daniel ENGLAND, sagler [sic], to Isaac MARRIOTT, merchant,
both of Burlington, for the preceding lot; John GARDNER stated to be deceased. 570

1696 Oct. 19. Do. Edward BOULTON of Burlington Co., husbandman,
to John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, for 100 acres near Mount Pisgah, S.
the line of the old Indian purchase or Wm. BUDD, E. John RENSHAW, N.
Samuel HOUGHTON, lately dec'd, W. unsurveyed. 571

1681 Dec. 8. Do. Mahlon STACY of the Falls of Delaware, yeoman,
and Thomas REVELL of Burliington, scrivener, to John LAMBERT of Burling-
ton, joiner, for Tho. REVELL's houselot in the Falls meadow, 6 acres, with
the dwelling house thereon built. 571

1677-8 Jan. 29. Do. Mahlon STACY of Hansworth, Co. of York, tan-
ner, to John LAMBERT of Southwingfield, Co. of Derby, joiner, for 1-16 of
a share of West Jersey. 571

1695 May 25. Do. John GREEN and son Thomas GREENE, both of
Bucks Co., Penna: tailors, to John RICHARDSON, late of the same Co., hus-
bandman, for 100 acres between Samuel DARK, now Joseph ENGLISH and
Mary DAVIES, bought by John GREEN of Daniel LEEDS March 24, 1694-5. 572

1696 Nov. 18. Trust deed. Francis COLLINS of Northampton Town-
ship, yeoman, and wife Mary, heretofore widow of John GOSLING of Bur-
lington, merchant, to Edward HUNLOKE, Tho: Revell, both of Burlington,
and Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield, as feoffees in trust, for 500 acres,
called Mountwell, at Cooper's Creek, formerly conveyed to present grant-
ors at their marriage December 21, 1686, in trust to James BUDD and Rob-
ert DIMSDALE. 572

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PAGE 491 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.

1696 Nov. 18. Deed. Francis COLLINS to his son Joseph COLLINS, for
500 acres, called Mountwell, being his first settlement for his 4-7 of a
share, bought of Edward BYLLING and Trustees June 2, 1677; also a water
lot in the Town of Gloucester and 500 acres more, to be surveyed in the
next dividend of the Indian purchase. 572

1696 July 7. Commission. Edward HUNLOKE to be Judge of a Court
of Oyer et Terminer for the trial of Thomas YORK, accused of burning
and robbing a widow's house at Salem. 573

1696 Dec. 12. Do. Jonathan BEER to be Judge of a Court of Oyer et
Terminer at Salem, for the trial of Jeremiah BACON and wife Mary, ac-
cused of murdering a child of Charles ANGELO of Salem. 573

1696 Dec. 5. Deed. George PORTER to Nathaniel Records, both of
Mansfield Township, yeomen, for a house and plantation there of 165 acres. 573

1696 May 2. Indentures of service. Joseph BIRCH of Black's Creek,
Burlington Co., and wife Martha apprentice to John BROWNE of said Co.
and wife Anne, two boys, William and Joseph BARNES, who have been in
BROWNE's charge since 1692, when then were resp. 3 and 2 years old. 573

1691 May 10. Deed of gift. Daniel WILLS senior of Northampton
River, gent: to his son Daniel WILLS junior of Northampton Township,
yeoman, for 520 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 574

1680 Dec. 28. Deed. William COOPER, blacksmith, to Thomas BARTON,
yeoman, both of Burlington, for 100 acres, S. Assiscunck Creek, N.
Samuel WILLIS, W. Tho: Budd, E. John PANCOAST. 574

1696 Dec. 29. Do. Edward BOULTON of Burlington Co., husbandman,
to Elisabeth ALLEN, late of East Jersey, now of Mansfield Township, said
Co., husbandman [sic], for 100 acres in the same Co., bo't of Obadiah
HYERTON Sept. 13, 1695 (supra, p. 469). 574

1676-7 Jan. 2. Do. Lawrence MORRIS of Burlington, yeoman, to
Thomas CROSSE of Byberry Township, Philadelphia Co., wheelwright, for
a plantation of 200 acres in Northampton Township, Burlington Co.,
bought of Tho: GARDNER March 10, 1693-4, and 200 a. adjoining, bought
of John CRIPPS March 22, 1682. 574

1695 March 28. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Benjamin ffIELD of Flushing, L. I., N. Y., planter, for 250 acres in Bur-
lington Co., W. Susanna ffARNSWORTH, S. grantee. 575

1676-7 Jan. 14. Mortgage. John NEVE, boatman, to Lemuel OLDALE,
cooper, both of Burlington, on a house and lot there, fronting on Dela-
ware R., bought of Samuel OLDALE, said Lemuel's father. Paid Septem-
ber 9, 1698. 575

PAGE 492 New Jersey Colonial Documents.

1688-9 Feb. 2. Deed. Walter HUMPHRIS alias POWELL of Painswick,
Co. of Gloucester, England, by his attorney and son Joshua HUMPHRIS
alias POWELL of Rancokus River to Nathaniel CRIPPS of Mount Holley,
Burlington Co., yeoman, for 25 acres in Burlington townbounds, belong-
ing to 1-16 of a share, bo't of Wm. PEACHEE. 575

1696-7 Jan. 22. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, and
William BUDD of Burlington Co., yeoman, to Francis COLLINS of said Co.,
yeoman, for 3 acres on the Island of Burlington, at the end of the 9 acre
lot there, a corner lot, 37 perches on Pearl or River St. and 13 perches on
the street from the river toward London Bridge, over against Josiah PRICKETT. 576

1694 March 30. Do. Peter GROOME to Thomas DUGGLES, both of Bur-
lington Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 100 acres in Mansfield Township,
bought of Widow Sarah SCHOLEY. 576

1692-3 4th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. John SILVER to John HEWSON,
both of Northampton Township, for 50 acres, bought of Samuel Jenings
November 14, 1690. 576

1692 24th d. 10th m. (Dec.). Do. Daniel WILLS of Northampton
River, Burlington Co., chyrurgeon, to John HEWSON of said Co., husband-
man, for 50 acres in W. J. 576

1696-7 Feb. 9. Do. Thomas DUGGLES of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Abraham BROWNE, late of Freehold, Monmouth Co., now of Burlington
Co., yeoman, for a plantation of 310 acres in Mansfield Township, run-
ning over into Chesterfield Township, 200 a. thereof bought of John CURTIS
April 17, 1689, 100 a. of Peter Groome March 30, 1694, and 10 a. of
Eliakim HIGGINS November 15, 1689. 577

1696-7 Feb. 24. Do. Edward HUNLOKE of Burlington, merchant, to
George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, distiller, for a lot in Burlington, on
Second street, N. E. Widow TOWLE, lately dec'd, S. W. grantee, N. W.
Daniel ENGLAND, S. E. said street; 24 f. front, 58 f. 3 in. deep. 577

1696-7 Feb. 16. Do. George HUTCHESON to Richard ffRANCIS of Bur-
lington, carpenter, for a house and lot in Burlington, 24 f. front on Second
St., 13 poles deep, W. Tho: RAPER, Robert WHEELER and James MARSHALL
dec'd, E. grantor; bought of Samuel BUNTING. 577

1696-7 Feb. 24. Do. Richard ffRANCIS to Thomas REVELL of Burling-
ton, gentleman, for the precediing house and lot. 578

1683 (35th Charles 2d) June 7. Assignment. John HUDSON of Lon-
don, cordwainer, to George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, Co. of York, distiller,
of the lease of 1/8 of a share of W. J. for 900 years, received from Thomas
HUTCHESON of Beverly, Co. of York, merchant, March 21, 1677-8. 578

PAGE 493 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.

1683 (36th Charles 2d) Aug. 22. Deed. Godfrey NEWBOLD of Woodhouse,
Parish of Handsworth, Co. of York, yeoman, to George HUTCHESON of Burlington,
distiller, for 1/8 of a share of W. J., less 1-64 of the country land. 578

1696-7 Feb. 23. Do. George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Peter ffRETWELL of Burlington, tanner, for 21 acres on the Island of Burling-
ton, i.e., 3 a. bo't of John SCOTT Sept. 2, 1691, 4 1/2 a. of Helena SKENE April
13, 1695, 4 a. of John HUTCHSON Feb. 22, 1695-6, 5 1/2 a. of Tho: HUTCHESON
and Mahlon STACY July 1, 1687, 2 a. of Godfrey NEWBOLD August 22, 1684,
2 a. of John HUDSON June 7, 1683. 579

1696-7 March 1. Do. Thomas REVELL of Burlington, gentleman, to
John DIXSON of Burlington Co., husbandman, and wife Elizabeth for 150
acres of the Society's land above the Falls of Delaware (supra, p. 467). 579

1696-7 March 1. Do. Same to Daneil LEET, son of Elizabeth DIXSON
by her former husband, Isaac LEET of Burlington, carpenter, for 150 acres
as above. 579

1696-7 March 8. Do. John DIXSON and wife Elizabeth, late the wife
of John Chadwick to Henry BECK of Burlington Co., yeoman, for a plan-
tation of 100 acres on near Mount Carmell, bought by said John CHADWICK
of George HUTCHESON May 18, 1689; the land is bounded by said
HUTCHESON and John TOMLINSON. 580

1696-7 March 8. Mortgage. Same to same on the 150 acres bought
of Tho: REVELL as Trustee of the W. J. Society (supra, p. 579). 580

1684 April 17. Deed. Samuel JENINGS, yeoman, to Anthony MORRIS,
tailor, both of Burlington, for a lot there, 54 f. front on High St. and rear
halfway to the next street. 580

1691 June 27. Do. Anthony MORRIS of Philadelphia, merchant, to
William ffRILEY of Burlington, carpenter, for the preceding lot. 581

1692 Dec. 12. Do. William ffRILEY to Samuel ffURNIS of Burlington,
sadler, for the preceding lot. 581

1695 Nov. 5. Do. Samuel ffURNIS to Thomas ATKINSON of Burlington,
mason, for the preceding lot. 581

1696-7 March 15. Do. Thomas ATKINSON to John TOMLINSON of Bur-
lington, chandler, for the preceding lot, 2 roods, 5 perches on the Eastside
of High St., a cornerlot, 24 f. on said street, 14 perches Eastwards, then
10 perches S. by E. to the street to Yorkshire Bridge. 581

1696-7 March 10. Do. John TOMLINSON to Thomas REVELL, for a
house and lot in Burlington, 30 f. front on Second St., 67 f. deep towards
the river, bought of Bartholomew MINDERMAN July 30, 1696. 582

1693 April 10. Do. John SHINN of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
wheelwright, to his son-in-law Thomas ATKINSON and daughter Sarah ATKINSON,
for 183 acres in said Co., between Wm. BUDD, Daniel LEEDS, John
LANGSTAFFE, John WOOLSTON, Restore LIPPINCOTT and Wm. HUNT;
and 12 acres, partly meadow, between Joseph AMBLER, Peter HARVEY, Wm.
SALLAWAY and Tho: SHINN. 582


PAGE 494 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1695-6 Jan. 21. Do. John HUTCHINSON of the Falls, Burlington Co.,
tannner, son and heir of Tho: HUTCHINSON, formerly of Beverly, Co. of
York, England, late of Hutchinson's Manor, Burlington Co., dec'd, to
Robert WILSON of Crosswicks Creek, yeoman, for a 5 share at the rate of
150 for a whole share, sold by his father to George WARD of Northdale,
Co. of York and by said WARD transferred to said WILSON. 582

1696-7 March 24. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the W. J. Soci-
ety, to Edward HUNT of Newtowne, Queens Co., N. Y., for 200 acres o f
the Society's land above the Falls of Delaware, in the 30,000 a. tract. 583

1696 Nov. 7. Do. Thomas GARWOOD of Northampton Township,
yeoman, to Konradt RUTTERS of Burlington Co., husbandman, for 100 acres
to be surveryed, bought of Elias ffARRE April 2, 1690 (supra, p. 568). 583

1682-3 Jan. 30. Mem. of lease and release. Francis BESWICK to
Thomas REVELL, for a wharf lot on the Island of Burlington, belonging to
1-6 of a share of the Province. 583

1688 July 20. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, to
Robert HUTCHESON of Ony Onyckon, W. J., cordwainer, for 160 acres at
Ony Onyckon. 584

1697 April 15. Do. Robert HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, cordwainer,
to David CURTIS of Mount Pleasant, Burlington Co., for 160 acres at Ony-
anickon, between Richard STOCKTON and John TOMLINSON, 10 acres
thereof separated between John DIXSON and John TOMLINSON. 584

1695-6 Feb. 10. Mem. of deed. Thomas REVELL, Trustee for the
W. J. Society, to Thomas Greene, for 105 acres of the Society's land above
the Falls of Delaware. 584

1697 April 22. Deed. Thomas GREENE of Springfield Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, to Johannes Lawrenson UP DYCK of Newton, L. I.,
N. Y., yeoman, for 250 acres above the Falls of Delaware, whereof 150 a.
were bought of John TATHAM, attorney for Daniel COXE, Dec. 20, 1690,
(see Liber A, p. 3), the other 100 a. are the preceding 105. 585

1696 March 30. Do. Daniel ENGLAND, mariner, to Peter RESNIER,
shipwright, both of Burlington, for 3 acres of town land there, 7 poles
front on the river. 585

1697 April 28. Charterparty of affreightment. Abraham SANFORD,
master of the sloop "Loyall York," 30 tons, with John TATHAM, Nathanll
WESTLAND, Thomas REVELL and Edward HUNLOKE, all of Burlington,
merchants, for a trading voyage to Philadelphia, Chester and New Castle,
Penna: and James River, Va. 585

1697 April 30. Charter of a sloop. Edward HUNLOKE to John TATHAM,
Nathll WESTLAND and Thomas REVELL, of his sloop "Dove" for a voy-
age to Virginia and back to Burlington. 586


PAGE 495 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1696 May 7. Deed. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee for the W. J. Soci-
ety, to Thomas BRIDGE of Cohansie, Salem Co., gent: for 1,000 acres to be
surveyed of the Society's land. 586

1696 May 3. Do. William WARDELL husbandman, to Thomas HIGHAM,
yeoman, both of Burlington Co., for 10 acres above Moses PETIT on
Delaware River. 586

1696 March 25. Do. Robert EWER, merchant, and wife Mary, for-
merly wife of Tho: OLLIVE of Willingborough, to John TEST, merchant, all
of Philadelphia, for the plantation of 860 acres, called Willingborough
Farm, left to said Mary by Tho: OLLIVE's will of November 8, 1692. 586

1696 May 30. Do. George PORTER, yeoman, to Edward BOULTON, hus-
bandman, both of Mansfield Township, for 114 acres, whereof 100, bought
of Tho: HUTCHESON et al. July 10, 1677, are bounded by grantor, Sarah
ffARRE, James CROFT and Tho: REVELL; 6 a. lie at Mount Pleasant N. W. of
John WOOLSTON, these 14 a. being bought of Francis AUSTIN January 2, 1694-5. 587

1696 May 12. Do. Nathaniel WESTLAND, merchant, to Widow Sarah
ffARE, both of Burlington, for a house and lot there, 60 f. front on Dela-
ware R., the house having been built by Abrm SENIOR, of whom grantor
purchased the lot March 30, 1695. 587

1695 Dec. 20. Do. Daniel LEEDS, cooper, to William BUSTILL, car-
penter, both of Springfield, Burlington Co., for 35 acres, part of 1-16 of a
share to be surveyed. 587

1696-7 Feb. 26. Do. Edward HUNLOKE, merchant, to Thomas BIBB,
smith, both of Burlington, for a water lot there, 25 f. front on Delaware
R., with a dwellinghouse thereon, bought of said BIBB March 25, 1696. 588

1695 Dec. 9. Do. John SNOWDEN of Bucks Co., Penna: yeoman, and
wife Anne, to Richard ALLISON, late of Long Island, yeoman, for a plan-
tation of 210 acres on Delaware R., called White Hill, above Sepassings
Island, incl. 6 a. of meadow on Crosswicks Cr. and 4 a. near the meadow. 588

1694 Nov. 1. Deputation. Jeremiah BASSE to Joshua BARKSTEAD of
Cohansie as Deputy Factor for the W. J. Society. 588

1697 June 14. Deed. Jonathan ffOREMAN, yeoman, to John PARSONS,
cooper, both of Cape May, for 125 acres or half of the 250 a. lot there,
bought of the W. J. Society April 22, 1695. 588

1697 June 14. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the W. J. Society,
to Jonathan ffOREMAN of Cape May, for 5 acres, to be taken up as homelot
in Cape May Township. Marginal Note: "This is by Sevrall Convances
made to Joseph CRWELL (?) of Cape May Deceased as Se upon Record in
Lib: B ffollo 331 & 332." 589


PAGE 496 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1697 April 26. Do. Bathollomew MINDERMAN to Nathaniell WESTLAND,
both of Burlington, merchants, for a waterlot there, 34 1/2 f. front on
Delaware R., E. Samuel STACY's cornerlot, W. High St., "in ye West
upon ye dwelling house of Edward HUNLOKE, in the rear, towards Second
St., John TOMLINSON." Marginal Note: "This Deed being onely in Trust
is made & declared null and voyd." 589

1697 June 16. Do. John TOMLINSON, chardler, to Nathaniel WESTLAND,
merchant, both of Burlington, for a lot there, 2 roods 5 perches, on
the Eastside of High St. 24 f. widw &c. (supra, p. 581). 589

1697 March 27. Do. William PEACHEE of Martins le Grand, London,
haberdasher, to Walter HUMPHREYS alias POWELL of the Parish of Panwick,
Ballifield, said Co., yeoman, for 1,000 acres in W. J. 590

1697 May 28. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor, Bur-
lington Co., son and heir of Tho: HUTCHINSON dec'd, to Mahlon STACY of
Ballifield, siad Co., yeoman, for 1,000 acres in W. J. 590

1697 May 25. Power of attorney. John BAKER of Burlington, tailor,
to his wife Mary BAKER as general agent. 590

1697 May 18. Deed. David LLOYD and Isaac NORRIS, executors of the
will of Thomas LLOYD of Philadelphia, gentleman, dec'd, to Griffith MORGAN
of W. J., for 500 acres in the Third Tenth, on Delaware R., S. W.
side of Pouns or Ponus Hawking Creek, N. Simsissinck Cr., as surveryed
for Samuel JENINGS, who conveyed the same to Wm. ffROMPTON, from
whom Thomas LLOYD bought the land. 590

1697 July 1. Do. Walter HUMPHRIES alias POWELL, formerly of Pains-
wick, Co. of Gloucester, England, broad weaver, now of Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Benjamin MOORE junior, of said Co., husbandman, and wife
Sarah, for 200 acres in Burlington co., belonging to 1-16 of a share bought
of William PEACHEE (supra, p. 590). 591

1697 July 3. Do. Nathaniel DUGGLES of Burlington, feltmaker, to
Abraham BROWNE of Shrewsberry, East Jersey, yeoman, for a plantation
of 150 acres in Mansfield Township, adjoining Eliakim HIGGINS and Thom-
as DUGGLES. 591

1697 June 28. Do. Josiah PRICKETT, baker, to Nathaniel WESTLAND,
merchant, and Thomas DUGGLES, yeoman, all of Burlington, for a house,
bakery, buildings and lot there, 27 f. on High St. 591

1697 June 12. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the W. J. Society,
to Roger PARK of Chesterfield Township, yeoman, for 400 acres of the Soc-
iety's land above the Falls of Delaware, in the 30,000 a. tract. 592

1697 May 20. Do. Same to John SHAW of Cape May, whaler, for 315
acres there of the Society's land. 592

1697 May 20. Mem. of mortgage. John SHAW to Tho: REVELL for the
Society on the preceding. 592

PAGE 497 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1696 June 26. Deed. Michael NEWBOLD, yeoman, to John BROWNE,
gunsmith, both of Burlington Co., for 20 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 592

1696 Oct. 20. Do. John CROSBY, late of Burlington, millwright, to
Isaac DECOW of the same place, yeoman, for a house and lot, 53 f. front,
on the Eastside of High St., 160 f. long, N. James MARSHALL, S. Tho:
RAPRE, of whom it was bought March 25, 1696. 593

1695 Nov. 5. Do. Joseph ENGLISH to Charles BILES, both of Burling-
ton Co., yeomen, for 200 acres, part of the 300 a. lot granted to Samuel
DARK by Daniel COXE, Oct. 2, 1691, and by said DARK conveyed to present
grantor, March 11, 1691-2, adjoining Mary DAVIS above the Falls of Delaware. 593

1697 July 26. Mem. of Bond. Thomas KENDALL, bricklayer, to Bar-
tholomew MINDERMAN, merchant, both of Burlington, for the payment of
100 current silver money. 593

1697 Aug. 2. Deed. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee for the W. J. Soci-
ety, to William HALLETT of Newtown, Queens Co., N. Y., for 1050 acres of
the Society's land above the Falls of Delaware, in the 30,000 acre tract. 593

1696 June 5. Power of attorney. John JOOSTEN, late of Burlington
Township, to William WOOD of Chesterfield Township, to collect debts. 594

1697 July 14. Deed. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee for the W. J. Soci-
ety, to Johannis Lawrenson UP DICK of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, for 1050 acres of the Society's land above the Falls of Delaware, in
the 30,000 a. tract. 594

1697 July 13. Mortgage. Johannes L. UP DICK to Tho: REVELL for
the Society on the foregoing 1050 a. "Which mortgage is discharged, wit-
ness my hand Tho: REVELL." 594

1697 May 18. Letter. John Tatham of Burlington, to John BARCLAY
of Perth Amboy, asking that certain papers, left with BARCLAY for record,
be handed to Daniel SEABROOK, with receipt of SEABROOK for the papers. 594

1697 July 12. Deed. John TOMLINSON of Burlington, chandler,
through Tho: REVELL, to Nathaniel WESTLAND of the same place, mercht,
for a house and lot there, now occupied by Samuel GIBSON, sold by
TOMLINSON to REVELL, March 15, 1696-7. 594

1697 July 26. Do. Barthollomew MINDERMAN, merchant, to Thomas
KENDALL, bricklayer, both of Burlington, for part of a waterlot there, 34 1/2 f.
front on Delaware R., E. the corner lot of Samuel STACY on the Westside
of High St., W. Edward HUNLOKE, rear the pale-fence, bought of Charles
READ, Nov. 29, 1693. 595

1684 July 16. Do. William BLACK, late of Mansfield, stuffweaver, and
Robert MURFIN, late of the same place, planter, to John HORNER, late of
Burlington, yeoman, and wife Mary, for two plantations in Mansfield, 200
acres, above Crosswicks Creek, next to Robert SCHOLEY. 595

PAGE 498 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1696-7 Feb. 20. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor, Co.
of Burlington, yeoman, son and heir of Tho: HUTCHINSON, dec'd, to Robert
PEARSON of Crosswicks Cr., yeoman, for 500 acres, to be taken up in the
Yorkshire Tenth. 596

1696 Nov. 2. Do. James BINGHAM of Eversham Township, Burling-
ton Co., to Jonathan ELDRIDGE of the same place, cordwainer, for 50 acres
at the N. E. corner of grantor's plantation, S. the North branch of Pemis-
awkin Creek, bought of Samuel COAL, April 13, 1693. 596

1695 May 12. Assignment. William BLACK of Chesterfield, to Daniel LEEDS
of his right to 25 acres in the town of Burlington, part of 1-16 of a share. 596

1696 June 13. Bond. Mary ANDREWS, widow, Mordeca ANDREWS and
George PARKER to submit to the award of Francis DAVENPORT, et al., con-
cerning 40 acres left to said Parker by Samuel ANDREWS, dec'd. 596

1696 June 13. Award. Francis DAVENPORT, William WOOD, John
WOOLSTON and Daniel LEEDS, that the 40 acres left to George PARKER by
Samuel ANDREWS shall be on the Southside of the brook by Wm. ELLIS'
line to John CURTIS' land, if necessary also on the North side, and that
they shall belong to Hester, said PARKER's wife. 596

1691-2 March 3. Power of Attorney. Robert WELSH, late of Vffculm [1]
nae of Kentisheere, Co. of Devon, gentleman, to James JACOBS, cordwain-
er, and Joseh PAUL, clothier, both of Philadelphia, to sell his share of
land in W. J., bought of Edward BYLLING, Dec. 25, 1631. [?] 597

1696 Aug. 26. Deed. William GABITAS of Penna: millwright, to
Samuel BUNTING of Chesterfield, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres,
bequeathed to grantor by Percivall TOWLE in his will of October 26, 1691. 597

1697 July 27. Letter of attorney. Bartholomew MINDERMAN, of
Burlington Co., merchant, to John HOLLINSHEAD, gent: and Thomas KENDALL,
bricklayer, both of Burlington, as general agents. 597

1697 June 19. Deed. George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, merchant,
to Martha, widow of Barnard DEVONISH, for a house and lot in Burlingotn,
40 f. front on Delaware R., grantor having been directed by said Barnard's
will of October 30, 1694, to sell the same, in case testator's son Joseph
DEVONISH did not perform the bargain made by Barnard with the Town of
Burlington in clear the bushes therein, consideration paid to Peter
ffRETWELL, Town Treasurer. 597

1697 May 10. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the the W. J. Society,
to Joseph SACKETT, late of Long Island, N. Y., yeoman, for 300 acres of the
Society's land above the Falls of Delaware, in the 15,000 a. tract. (See
infra, p. 717). Note referes to Liber A, p. 4, for the boundaries. 598

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PAGE 499 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1695-6 March 21. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington
Co., merchant, and by his appointment John MEBOURNE, late of the same
Co., blacksmith, to Caleb WHEATLEY of Chesterfield, said C., weaver, for
a house and plantation of 120 acres in Nottingham Township, of which
said Melbourne bo't 60 a. of Wm. HIXSON April 1, 1691, 50 a. of George
PORTER Jan. 20, 1691-2, and the remaining 10 of Wm. QUICKSALL May 9,
1691 (see supra, pp. 279 and 280). 598

1697 Oct. 18. Do. Thomas KENDALL of Burlington, bricklayer, to
John HARRISON of Queens Co., N. Y., gentleman, for part of a waterlot on
the Island of Burlington, 34 1/2 f. front on Delaware R. see (supra, p. 595). 598

1697 Nov. 2. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the West Jersey So-
ciety, to John WHITLOCK, now or late of Middletown, East Jersey, carpen-
ter, confirming deed to said WHITLOCK by John JERVIS of Cape May for 300
acres near Cape May on the Sound side, bought of George TAYLOR as agent
of Daniel COXE. 599

1695 May 2. Power of attorney. Joseph RICHARDSON of Glamford
Briggs, Co. of Lincoln, England, woollen draper, to Mahlon STACY,
George HUTCHESON and Francis DAVENPORT, all of West Jersey, to give
deed to Edward ROCKHILL of Chesterfield, W. J., for 1-16 of a share of
land near Burlington and other land belonging to 1-16. 599

1697 Nov. 4. Deed. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee for the W. J. Soci-
ety, to Jonathan DAVIS of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., planter, for 100
acres of the Society's 15,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. Mar-
ginal Note: "This Deed made voyd." 599

1697 Nov. 4. Do. Francis DAVENPORT, John DAY and John WOLSTON
senior, executors of the will of Thomsin TOWLE, widow, dec'd., to John
WOOLSTON, junior, for 46 1/2 acres, bought of said Thomsin's husband, Per-
cival TOWLE. 600

1697 Oct. 26. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the W. J. Society,
to John DIXSON of Burlington Co., planter, and wife Elizabeth, for 50 acres
in the Society's 15,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 600

1697 Nov. 3. Do. John DIXSON and wife Elizabeth to Johannes Law-
renson UP DYCK of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 200 acres at
Maidenhead, between Tho. GREENE, James PRICE, Joseph SACKETT and the
public land, bought of the W. J. Society, 150 a. March 1, 1696-7, 50 a.
Oct. 26, 1697. 600

1695 April 30. Commission. Edward RANDOLPH, Surveyor General of
H. M. Customs in North America, to Edward HUNLOKE as Collector in the
Port of Burlington. 601

PAGE 500 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1695 4th d. 7th m. (September). Deed. Henry GRUBB of Burlington,
innholder, with wife Mary, Thomas PERKINS of the same place, Abigael
PERKINS, spinster, to Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, for 50
acres, formerly surveyed and recorded for Widow Mary PERKINS, mother of
said Mary GRUBB, Thomas PERKINS and Abigail PERKINS, in Burlington
town bounds, as her share of 1/8 of a propriety. "Mem: that ye executing of
ye wthin written deed was neglected in ye lifetime of ye wthin mentioned
Thomas PERKINS & maidenhood of ye wthin mensioned Abigail PERKINS
now ye wife of Thomas RAPER &c &c." 601

1697 June 10. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to Ed-
ward HUNLOKE of Burlington, merchant, and John PETTY of Burlington Co.,
brickmaker, for the preceding 50 acres. 601

1697 Nov. 3. Do. Thomas Greene to John DIXSON and wife Eliza-
beth, both of Springfield Township, planters, for a plantation of 100
acres, bought of Henry BECK, Nov. 2, 1697, who had purchased it of grant-
ees March 8, 1696-7. (See supra, p. 580). 602

1677 July 5. Do. Thomas HUTCHINSON of Beverly, Thomas PEARSON
of Bonwick, Joseph HELMSLEY of Kelk, yeomen, George HUTCHESON of
Sheffield, distiller, and Mahlon STACY of Dorehouse, tanner, all of Co. of
York, to James HARRISON of Stainton Dale, Yorkshire, yeoman, for 1/4 of a
share of W. J. 602

1677 28th d. 10th m. (December). Do. Same to same for 1-12 of a share. 602

1697 April 10. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor, Burl-
ington Co., tanner, to Thomas BOULBY of Mansfield Woodhouse, Co. of
Nottingham, England, sadler, for 1-24 of a share. 603

1697 23d d. 7th m. (September). Do. Peter ffRETWELL of Burlington,
tanner, to George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, distiller, for a waterlot in
Burlington, belonging to 1-6 of a share given to grantor by his father-in-
law's Joshua WRIGHT's will. 603

1697 Oct. 1. Do. Joshua WRIGHT, late of Ashford in the Water, Co.
of Derby, yeoman, to George HUTCHESON, for 912 acres in W. J. 603

1697 Oct. 18. Do. William HARRISON of Choptank, Maryland, yeo-
man, son and heir of James HARRISON of the same place, dec'd, to George
HUTCHESON, for 1/4 and 1-12 of a share of the Province. 603

1697 Nov. 1. Do. George HUTCHESON, as attorney for Thomas, Jonah
and Joshua PENFORD, to Joseph ADAMS of Burlington, tailor, for 6 acres there. 604

1697 Nov. 2. Do. Joseph ADAMS to George HUTCHESON for the pre-
ceding 6 acres. 604

1697 Nov. 2. Do. George HUTCHESON to John BUNTING of Chester-
field, Burlington Co., for 100 acres in W. J., part of the shares
bought of William HARRISON. 604

PAGE 501 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1696-7 March 18. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee for the W. J. So-
ciety, to Henry BELL of Burlington Co., husbandman, for 200 acres of the
Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 605

1696-7 March 20. Mem. of mortgage. Henry BELL to Thomas REVELL
for the Society on the foregoing 200 acres. 605

1697 Nov. 27. Deed. John ANTRAM, yeoman, to Benjamin SCATTERGOOD,
both of Mansfield Township, for 250 acres, surveyed as in Liber A.,
p. 87, in said Township, adjoining Percival TOWLE. 605

1697 June 18. Do. John SCHOLEY of Burlington Co., husbandman, to
Gervas PHARO, late of Nottingham, said Co., yeoman, for 50 acres in said
Co., adjoining Mathew CHAMPION. 605

1697 June 1. Do. Mathew CHAMPION of Oneanickon, Burlington co.,
yeoman, and Katharine, "his now wife," formerly Widow BEARD, to Ger-
vas PHARO, late of Drayton House, said Co., yeoman, for a plantation of
200 acres, of which 100 a. were sold to said Katharine, then widow BEARD,
by George HUTCHESON, May 25, 1691, and 50 a. by John SCHOLEY, July 10,
1691, and 50 a. to Mathew CHAMPION by Thomas BUDD, February 2, 1696-7. 606

1694 6th d. 10th m. (December). Do. George HUTCHESON of Burling-
ton, distiller, to William WOOD of Hopewell, Burlington Co., planter, for
100 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 606

1697 Nov. 2. Do. Christopher WEATHERILL of Burlington to Henry
BECK of Burlington Co., yeoman, for one hundred and fourscore acres, as
surveyed in Liber A, p. 134. 606

1697 Oct. 26. Certificate. David KINLOCH, Rector of St. Stephen's,
City of Bristol, that Benjamin BURGESSE and Jane BUCHANAN were married
in said parish September 15. 607

1697 Oct. 15. (Latin). Letters of administration. Archbishop of
Canterbury to Jane BURGIS alias BUCHANAN on the estate of Hugh BUCHANAN,
late of Bristol, but died in Barbados. 607

1697-8 Jan. 13. Affidavit of Dr. John ROBARDES of Burlington, given
at the house of Henry GRUBB there, that Benjamin BRUGESSE, then pres-
ent, is the son of Wm. BURGESSE, late of South River, Maryland, dec'd. 607

1697-8 Jan. 13. Receipt. Benjamin BURGESSE, late of Bristol, Eng-
land, mariner, to George DEACON of Burlington Co., gentleman, for the
proceeds of the estate of Hugh BUCHANAN, the first husband of Jane, said
Benjamin's wife, also for what is due them as gift or bequest of George
PROW, late of Salem Co., W. J., cordwainer, dec'd, to wife Jane, by name
of Jane WILKEY. 607

1697-8 Jan. 21. Deed. Joshua HUMPHRIS of Northampton Town-
ship, yeoman, to Thomas PAINE of Burlington Co., husbandman, for 50
acres, part of 1-32 of a share, given to grantor by his father Walter
HUMPHRIS October 6, 1694. 607


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1697 July 30. Do. Thomas BRIAN to Thomas HAINS, both of North-
ampton Township, husbandmen, for 300 acres there in the fork of North-
ampton River, adjoining Robert DIMSDALE. 607

1697 July 30. Do. Thomas HINES to Thomas BRIAN, for 200 acres
in Springfield Township on a branch of Birch Creek, formerly laid out to
Godfrey HANCOCK, by him conveyed to Wm. SALLAWAY March 1, 1685-6,
who sold it to Henry BURR May 11, 1693 (supra, p. 531), of whom grantor
bought it October 9, 1694. 608

1697-8 Feb. 7. Do. John HOLLINSHEAD Junior of Chester Township,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to Richard RIDGWAY of said Co., yeoman, for 600
acres at Mattacopeny, same Co., bought of Isaac DECOW May 12, 1696.
(See supra, p. 365). 608

1697 March 26. Do. John TEST of Wellingborough, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to Robert EWER of Philadelphia, merchant, and wife Mary, for
a mill and plantation, called Willingbro ffarme. 608

1697 7th d. 5th m. (July). Mortgage. Robert EWER to Edward SHIPPEN
of Philadelphia, merchant, for the preceding. Discharged, infra, p. 614. 609

1697-8 3d d. 12th m. (Feb.). Power of attorney. Edward SHIPPEN of
Philadelphia, merchant, to Daniel WILLS of West Jersey, to collect debts
due by the estate of Robert EWER dec'd. 609

1697-8 Feb. 5. Deed. Christopher WETHERILL of Burlington, tailor,
to Thomas BRIAN of Northampton, Burlington Co., husbandman, for 1-32
of a share, excepting the town, water and townbounds lots, as bought of
George HUTCHESON Nov. 2, 1697, who purchased it from Wm. HARRISON
Oct. 18, 1697. 609

1697-8 Feb. 12. Do. Same to Thomas HAINES of Northampton,
husbandman, for 1-32 of a share, as above. 609

1697 June 26. Do. John HUTCHINSON, son and heir of Tho: HUTCHINSON,
proprietor, dec'd, to Christopher WETHERILL, for 100 acres in Ever-
sham Township, between Richard HAINS, Francis AUSTIN and Wm. HAINS. 610

1697 Nov. 2. Do. George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, distiller, to
Christopher WETHERILL of Burlington, tailor, for 1-12 of a share, bo't of
Wm. HARRISON Oct. 18 last, except 1 acre town lot. Marginal Note:
"16th of 10th 1697 then had a warrt from Peter ffRETWELL for 500
Acres & also halfe an Acre of Town Lott & ye wharfe Lott upon this Deed." 610

1697-8 Feb. 8. Do. Same to same, for 1-24 of a share, excepting the
townlots in Burlington. 610

1693 Sept. 3. Do. Thomas ffAIRMAN of Philadelphia Co., yeoman, to
Widow Thomasan TOWLE of Burlington, for a lot on Back or Second St.,
Burlington, E. Daniel SUTTON, S. grantee, W. George HUTCHESON, N. said
street; consideration money paid to grantor's deceased brother-in-law
John KINSEY, who bought the lot of Benjamin HOULT and sold it to Wm.
GLADWIN, from whom Percival TOWLE purchased it. 610

PAGE 503 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1697-8 Feb. 21. Do. Francis DAVENPORT, John DAY and John WOOLSTON
senior, executors of Widow Thomsin TOWLE's will, to Daniel SUTTON
of Burlington, tailor, for the preceding lot, 60 f. front on Back or Second
St., 13 poles long. 611

1697-8 Feb. 19. Do. Mordecai ANDREWS of Mansfield Township,
Burlington Co., planter, eldest son and heir of Samuel ANDREWS dec'd, to
Joshua NEWBOLD of the same place, miller, for 17 a. in the great meadow of
said township, between Wm. SATTERTHWAITE, Jacob DECOW, Joseph PANCOAST
and Edward ANDREWS. 611

1697-8 Feb. 19. Do. Joshua NEWBOLD to Mordecai ANDREWS, for 15
acres, called Mordecai's meadow, in Mansfield Township, adjoining
grantee on the N. W. 611

1697-8 March 5. Commission. John WORLIDGE of Salem Co. to be
Judge of the Court of Oyer et Terminer for the trial of James SHERRON,
accused of killing his servant boy Thomas WILLIAMS. 611

1697 Dec. 28. Trust deed. Mary SHINN, widow of Thomas SHINN of
Burlington, about to marry Silas CRISPIN of Penna: gent:, to her brother
Richard STOCKTON Junior and brother-in-law John SHINN Junior, both of
Burlington, for the plantation in Burlington Co., bequeathed to her by her
husband's will of Nov. 4, 1694, in trust for her sons Samuel and Thomas SHINN. 612

1697-8 Feb. 12. Deed. George PARKER and wife Hester of North-
ampton Township, Burlington Co., to Michael BUFFIN of Mansfield, same
Co., for the 40 acres given to them by Samuel ANDREWS (supra, p. 596). 612

1697-8 March 5. Do. Christopher WETHERILL of Burlington, tailor, to
Michael Buffin, for 200 acres, part of 1-24 of a share, bought of George
HUTCHESON Feb. 12 last. 612

1697-8 March 5. Do. James ANTRAM to Michael BUFFIN, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for 1/2 of 1-32 of a share, bought of his
brother John ANTRAM December 22, 1688. 612

1697-8 March 5. Do. George PORTER to William PANCOAST, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for 1-12 of a share, excepting the lots already
taken up in the Island of Burlington. 613

1697-8 March 5. Do. Same to Thomas POTTS junior of Burlington
Co., yeoman, for 144 acres, part of the 150 a. lot, bought of Francis AUSTIN
January 2, 1694-5, on the next creek N. from John WOOLSTON, between
said WOOSLTON and Tho: REVELL, in Mansfield Township, said Co. 613

1697 June 26. Dedimus Potestatem. The King to Francis NICHOLSON,
Governour of Maryland, and the Governours of Maryland for the
time being, to appoint Judges, Registers, Marshalls and Advocates for the
Admiralty Courts of Maryland, Pennsilvania and West Jersey. 613

PAGE 504 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1697-8 March 20. Deed. Daniel WILLS, gentleman, to his son John
WILLS, yeoman, both of Northampton Township, Burlington Co., for 467
acres on Northampton River, between Wm. ALLEN on the S. E. and Widow
ELTON on the S. W., 200 acres thereof being included in the survey of 593
a. to said John WILLS and Tho: KENDALL (Liber A, p. 21), the remaining
267 a. "found by a Resurvey of ye aforesd 593 a. to be an overplus." 614

1698 April 2. Do. Joseph ENGLISH to Richard ffRENCH, both of
Mansfield Township, yeomen, for a house and plantation there, 130
acres, bought of Eliakim HIGGINS March 5, 1694-5. (See supra, p. 479). 614

1698 March 28. Release. Edward SHIPPEN, Mary EWER, Daniel
WILLS and Nathan STANBURY, executors of the last will of Robert EWER
dec'd, to John TEST of the mortgage on a mill and plantation (supra, pp.
608 and 609). 614

1697 Nov. 11. Deed. Mathew ALLEN, yeoman, to William BUDDEN,
husbandman, both of Chester, Burlington Co., for 180 acres on Northamp-
ton R., adjoining John RUSH; bought of John SMITH Aug. 14, 1680. 614

1698 April 11. Do. John DAY to Joseph ENGLISH, both of Burlington
Co., yeomen, for 300 acres in said Co., between Hanniah Gaunt, Wm.
BUSTALL and Thomas SHINN, bo't of Wm. MYERS Dec. 20, 1687. 615

1698 April 1. Do. Thomas BRIAN (BRYAN) to William BUDD, both of
Northampton, Burlington Co., yeomen, for 30 acres, S. E. of the land
bought by grantor of Tho: HAINES, adjoining John SHINN Junior. 615

1698 April 1. Do. William BUDD to Thomas BRIAN, for 25 acres, be-
longing to the share bo't by grantor of his brother Thomas BUDD, adjoin-
ing Restore LIPPINCOTT. 615

1697-8 Feb. 14. Do. Mordecai ANDREWS to Michael BUFFIN, both of
Mansfield, Burlington Co., for 13 acres, adjoining grantor, Wm. ELLIS,
John CURTIS and grantee. 615

1697-8 Feb. 14. Do. Michael BUFFIN to Mordecai ANDREWS, for 6
acres of meadow, part of the 40 a. lot bo't of George PARKER (supra, p.
612) adjoining John CALOW. 615

1697 June 9. Commission. Thomas LANE, John MOORE, John BRIDGES,
E. RICHIER, Michael WATTS and Fran: MINSHEID to Jeremiah BASSE as
Governour and Commander in Chief of the Province of West Jersey. 616

1697 Aug. 20. Do. Same, as Committee for the West Jersey Society,
to Jeremiah BASSE and Thomas REVELL as Agents General and Factors in W. J. 616

1697 Sept. 10. Do. Govr Jeremiah BASSE to John JEWELL and Joshua
BARKSTEAD as Surveyors General of the Province. 616

PAGE 505 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1697 Sept. 9. Do. Ben. OVERTON, Sam CLARKE, H. GOBAERT, Commis-
sioners of Customs in London, to John JEWELL as Collector and Surveyor
at Burlington, W. J. 616

1693 Aug. 22. Bond. Thomas HACKNEY to John HOLLINSHEAD, both
of Burlington Co., for the payment of 50 sterl. 617

1697 Dec. 10. Deed. Joseph RICHARDSON of Glamford Briggs, Co. of
Lincoln, by his attorneys, Mahlon STACY of Baylyfield, Nottingham Town-
ship, Burlington Co., and Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield Township,
said Co., to Edward ROCKHILL of said Chesterfield, for 1-16 of a share in
or near Burlington, and the other land bought by said RICHARDSON of Ed-
ward MARKWEL, brother and heir opf Wm. MARKWELL, who purchased
the same from Edward SEARSON (see supra, p. 599). 617

1691 July 10. Indian Deed. Master THOMAS, Indian King of Step-
sons Island, W. J., to George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, for said
Island, between Cedar Hamocke and Morrices River, fronting on Dela-
ware Bay and bounded by Semes and Teyoken Creeks. 617

1698 April 30. Commission. Govr Jeremiah BASSE to John JEWELL as
Naval Officer for West Jersey. 617

1698 June 3. Power of attorney. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope,
Mansfield Township, Burlington co., to Joshua BARKSTEAD of Cohanzy,
Salem Co., to survey land in the lower Counties and sell it. 618

1697-8 Feb. 20. Deed. Christopher WEHTERILL of Burlington, tailor,
to Robert WRIGHT of Nottingham Township, bachelor, for 100 acres to be
surveyed in W. J., as part of the land bought of George HUTCHESON Nov. 2, 1697. 618

1696 Dec. 10. Do. William BIDDLE senior of Mount Hope, Burling-
ton Co., merch't, to James SHERWIN of Northampton River, butcher, for 150
acres on Northampton R. 618

1697 Nov. 1. Do. George HUTCHESON of Philadelphia, distiller, to
Mahlon STACY of Baylyfield, Burlington Co., tanner, for 1-12 of a share of
the Province of W. J., excepting the town lots in Burlington. Marginal
Note: "Endorsed on ye Deed yt 800 being ye full due for ye 12th part fort
first & second divident a warrt was had from Peter ffRETWELL." 618

1683 April 5. Do. Edward SEARSON, late of the White Leay, Derby-
shire, England, now of South River, Arundel Co., Maryland, yeoman, to
Samuel JENINGS, Governour of aforesaid Province, Thomas BUDD of Bur-
lington, merchant, and Elias ffARR of Assiscunck Creek, yeoman, feoffess
in trust for Elizabeth, only daughter of Thomas ELLIS, late of Burlington,
whitesmith, dec'd, who had paid for it, for 1-64 of a share in the First
Tenth, part of the 1/4 bought of Tho: HUTCHINSON et al. July 5, 1697. 619

1698 May 11. Do. Henry BECK to William BLACK junior, both of
Burlington Co., for one half of the 180 acre lot in said Co., bo't of Christr
WETHERILL Nov. 2, 1697 (supra, p. 506), E. of grantor's half. 619

PAGE 506 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1697 July 17. Do. John SHINN of Springfield, Burlington Co., wheel-
wright, to his son James SHINN, for 120 acres, W. John DAY, E. John
BUTCHER, S. a branch of Birch Creek, N. grantor; bought of Wm. EMLEY
Sept. 8, 1680, by a deed for 1-15 or 1-16 of a share. 619

1697-8 March 19. Do. John BUTCHER of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
to James SHINN, for 8 acres, between grantee on the West and John SHINN. 619

1697 May 18. Do. Caleb WHEATLEY of Burlington co., lining weaver,
and wife Sarah, to Mathew GRANGE of said Co., yeoman, for the land
bought by said Sarah, then widow SCHOLEY, of Abraham SENIOR May 28, 1691. 619

1697 Sept. 13. Do. Richard STOCKTON of Springfield, Burlington Co.,
to Benjamin JONES of the same place, for 200 acres there, between Michael
NEWBOLD, John BUTCHER and Henry BECK, incl. in these lines 16 a. of John
WARREN and John SIKES. 620

1697 Sept. 10. Do. Mary HANCOCK, widow, and John HANCOCK, son of
Godfrey HANCOCK, both of Mansfield township, to John SILVER of the same
place, for 150 acres, East of grantors on the creek, next to John WOOLSTON,
50 a. thereof being part of the land taken up for 1/8 of a share, de-
rived by said GODFREY from Mahlon STACY January 29, 1677-8, and given
to his wife, the 100 a. bought by GODFREY of Jacob COZEN June 9, 1683. 620

1683 April 2. Do. Edward BILLING of London, gentleman, Gawen
LAWRIE of London, merchant, and Nicholas LUCAS of Hertford, malster,
to Arant SONMANS of Wallyford, Co. of East Lowthian, Scotland, mer-
chant, for one full share, i. e. 1 90-100 of West Jersey. 620-21

1683 April 5. Do. Same to same, for another share. 621

1685 Oct. 20. Do. Thomas SADLER of Lincoln's Inn, Co. of Middle-
sex, gent: and Edward BILLING, to Daniel COX of London, M. D., for 2
shares of W. J. 621

1685 Oct. 22-23. Do. Daniel COX to John HOOKE of Gray's Inn, Co.
of Middlesex, Esqre, for one share. 622

1696 Oct. 1. Do. John HOOKE to John Pike, gentleman, William
VAUGHAN, merchant, and John PERRY, gentleman, all of Tipperary Co.,
Ireland, for 5/8 of a share of W. J. 623

1697 Oct. 14. Power of attorney. John HOOKE of Graye's Inn, Co.
of Middlesex, Esqre, to Govr Jeremiah BASSE of W. J. and Samuel JENINGS
of Burlington, as agents, to have the 7/8 of a share of W. J. sold, taken up
and surveyed. 623

1678-9 Jan. 27-28. Mem. of lease and release. Wm. PENN, Gawen
LAWRIE, Nicholas LUCAS and Edward BILLING to Daniel WAITE of Westmin-
ster, Co. of Middlesex, bodismaker, for one share of W. J. 623


PAGE 507 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1696 Aug. 29-30. Do. Do. Same to William HAIGE of London,
merchant, for one share of W. J. 624

1681 Sept. 22. Mortgage. William HAIGE to Philipp FORD, both of
London, merchants, on one share of W. J. for 500 years. 624

1697 Oct. 1. Deed. Philipp FORD to William PENN of Worminghurst,
Sussex Co., for the preceding share of W. J. 624

1697 Oct. 5. Power of attorney. William PENN to Govr Jeremiah
BASSE and Samuel JENINGS, to survey and settle all his land in West and
East Jersey. 624

1697 Sept. 22. Do. John PIKE of Widdingstone, gent: William
VAUGHAN of Clonmell, merchant, and John PERRY of Knocklofty, all Co. of
Tipperary, Ireland, to Jeremiah BASSE and Samuel JENINGS, to take up and
improve the land belonging to 5/8 of a share of W. J., bo't of John HOOKE. 624

1697 Sept. 15. Do. Joseph WRIGHT with wife Joanna, Joseph ORMSTON
with wife Rachel, and Peter SONMANS, all of London, merchants, to
Jeremiah BASSE, to act as their land agent in W. J. 625

1698 April 2. Deed. Peleg SLOCUM of Dartmouth, Co. of Bristol,
New England, yeoman, to Recompense CURLIE of the same place, for 500
acres in W. J., bo't of Wm. BIDDLE, along the line of the first Indian pur-
chase, between John PANCOAST and Thomas WRIGHT. 625

1698 May 21. Do. Walter HUMPHRIS of Burlington, broad weaver, to
Isaac HORNER of W. J., cloth worker, for 270 acres near Mount Holly, on
South Rancokus Creek, between Nathaniel CRIPPS, Jonathan ffOX and
Thomas BRYAN, bo't of Tho: HOOTON of Blackfryars, London, May 30, 1679. 625

1698 May 14. Do. Mathew Allen of Chester Township, Burlington
Co., carpenter, to Samuel Kemble of Burlington Township, husbandman,
for 100 acres in Burlington town bounds, betw. grantee, formerly Hanna
Scott's, on the North and the town line on the South, Hanna Scott on the
West and East. 625

1690 March 26. Do. Thomas WRIGHT of Chesterfield, W. J., yeoman,
to Richard HARRISON of Crosswicks Cr., W. J., for 200 acres with 7 a. for
highwys, along the old Indian line, adjoining grantor. 626

1698 July 9. Do. George DEACON and Daniel LEEDS, both of Burl-
ington Co., executors and assigns of Thomas CROSSE of said Co. wheel-
wright, dec'd, to John ANTRAM of the same Co., cordwainer, for a planta-
tion of 400 acres in Northampton Township, Burlington Co., bo't by said
CROSSE of Lawrence MORRIS January 2, 1696-7. 626

1694 Dec. 11. Do. Anne (Alice), widow of Edward BOOTH of Peasin-
hurst alias Buntingfield, Parish of Ashover, Co. of Derby, England, yeo-
man, to Thomas GILBERTHORP of Nottingham, Burlington Co., yeoman, for
1/2 of 1-15 of a share, bought by her late husband of Mahlon STACY January
29, 1677-8. 626

PAGE 508 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1698 Aug. 9. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Thomas
REVELL of Burlington Co., to Anne PARK, daughter of Roger PARK of Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres above the Falls of Delaware, in the
30,000 a. tract, adjoining her father's land at Wissamenson (see Liber A, p. 4). 627

1697 Aug. 16. Do. Thomas REVELL, as Trustee of the W. J. Society,
to Joshua WARD of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., planter, for 100 acres of
the Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 627

1698 Sept. 3. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, to Henry SCOTT of Chesterfield, same Co., husband-
man, for 200 acres of said Manor. 628

1696 Sept. 23. Do. Matthew ALLEN of Town of Chester, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to James CONAROE of the same place, husbandman, for 100
acres on Delware R. between Middle Creek and Lacie Boar, bo't of John
SMITH of Christeen Creek Aug. 14, 1680. 628

1697-8 Jan. 28. Do. Mahlon STACY of Hansworth, Co. of York, tan-
ner, to James LAMBERT of Vnstone, Parish of Dronfield, Co. of Derby,
tanner, for 1-16 of a share of W. J. 628

1698 Sept. 9. Do. John NEVE of Burlington, waterman, to John GILBERT,
Junior, of Bucks Co., Penna., yeoman, for a lot in Burlington, 33 f.
4 in. front on Delaware R., rear on River St., bought by Wm ffRILLE of
Burlington, carpenter, of Wm. BIDDLE, Nov. 10, 1692, sold to James HILL
of Burlington, cordwainer, Dec. 24, 1692, who conveyed it to Samuel OLDALE,
January 15, 1692-3, from whom present grantor bo't it, January 13, 1696-7. 629

1698 Sept. 21. Do. James STANDFIELD of Philadelphia, merchant, ex-
ecutor of the last will of George HUTCHESON, dec'd, to John HOLLINSHEAD,
junior, of Burlington Co., yeoman, for a brick house, kitchen and the bank-
lot on Delaware R. before the house, with the garden in the rear to the next
street, on the Island of Burlington, lately occupied by said George HUTCHESON. 629

1698 Oct. 3. Do. Martha, widow and executrix of John WEARN of
Burlington, to George CURTIS of Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., East Jersey,
cordwainer, for a plantation of 130 acres in Springfield Township, half of
the 260 a. lot, bo't by Edward TONKAN (father-in-law of said John WEARN)
and John WEARN of Walter Pumphrey, June 30, 1685. 629

1696 April 10. Thomas GREENE of Maidenhead, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to William BILES of Bucks Co., Penna: merchant, for 300 acres of
the 400 a. lot, bought of Daniel COX Oct. 7, 1690, above the Falls of Del-
aware R., the fourth hundred having been sold to Edward MAYO. 630

1696-7 Jan. 15. Do. John CALOW, late of West Jersey, plowright, to
Joseph PANCOAST of Mansfield, Burlington Co., carpenter, for 300 acres in
said Co., W. John CURTIS, S. John BUTCHER, E. Richd ffRENCH and Nathanl
DUGGLES, purchased of Tho: ffARNSWORTH as attorney for George ELLIS, and of
George HUTCHESON and Wm. BIDDLE. 630

PAGE 509 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1697 Dec. 20. Do. Aaron BESWICKK, late of Burlington Co., now of
Philadelphia, labourer, to Benjamin MOORE, junior, of Burlington Co.,
yeoman, for 200 acres of the land surveyed in W. J. for Francis BESWICK,
who by his last will of July 12, 1688, left it to grantor. 630

1680 Mar. 27. Do. Daniel WILLS of Rancokus, W. J., Dr. of Phissick,
to John BOARTON of the same place, husbandman, for 110 acres on Ranco-
kus Creek, N. grantor, S. John PETTY. 630

1685 May 1. Do. Samuel BUNTING of Burlington, mason, to George
HUTCHESON of the same place, distiller, for a townlot there, 1-15 of a share,
adjoining Anthony MORRIS and formerly the back part of Tho: ffOLK's and
John URTICE's land. 631

1698 June 6. Do. James STANFIELD of Philadelphia, merchant, execu-
tor of George HUTCHESON dec'd, to Henry BECK of Chesterfield Township,
Burlington co., yeoman, for 1-24 of a share in W. J., except the water lot
in Burlington (supra, pp. 603 and 604). 631

1698 Oct. 25. Power of attorney. Governour Jeremiah BASSE to Mr.
Joshua BARKSTEAD, to collect debts. 631

1698 Oct. 21. Deed. James STANDFIELD, executor of George HUTCHESON
dec'd, to Isaac MARRIOTT of Burlington, merchant, for a town lot on
the Island of Burlington (supra, p. 631). 632

1697 Nov. 2. Do. Henry MORLEY to Daniel WILLS, junior, both of
Burlington co., yeoman, for 100 acres between grantor and grantee, bo't
of John CURTIS October 30, 1690. 632

1698 Oct. 15. Do. Jeremiah BASSE, Governour of East and West Jer-
sey and agent of the W. J. Society, to Joseph BRAMAN of Gloucester, W.
J., carpenter, for 100 acres of the Society's land. 632

1698 Nov. 1. Do. John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre to Joseph
BRAMAN, for 100 acres in W. J. 633

1695 May 28. Do. Jeremiah BASSE of Cohansey Creek, W. J., gentle-
man, to Capt. John JEWELL of London, for 200 acres of the 5,000 a. tract
taken up by grantor, between said creek and Joseph BROWNE. 633

1698 Nov. 2. Samuel TAYLOR of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Thomas REVELL of Burlington, for a wharf and a house lot there, part of
1-32 of a share bought of George HUTCHESON by William TAYLOR of Dote,
Co. of Derby, in trust for grantor Jan. 29, 1677-8. 633

1695-6 Feb. 20. Do. Thomas HAINES of Eversham Township, Bur-
lington Co., to his brother Richard HAINES of the same place, for 100
acres, bought of Samuel JENINGS February 20, 1688, on the South side of
Rancokus River, adjoining Elias BURLING 633


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1693 Sept. 5. Do. William BICKNELL and Joseph GROVE, both of the
Island of Barbados, merchants, executors of the last will of Oliver HOOTON
of the same island, by their attorney, Samuel CARPENTER of Philadelphia,
merchant, to Thomas KENDALL of Burlington, bricklayer, for a lot in Bur-
lington. 633

1698 Nov. 22. Do. Thomas GARDINER of Burlington, yeoman, to An-
thony ELTON of Northampton Township, Burlington Co., yeoman, for a
plantation in said township, 229 acres, at Rancokus Creek, between Tho:
STOKES and grantee. (See Lib. A, p. 48). 634

1698 Dec. 6. Do. Sarah, widow of Elias ffARR, of Burlington, to
William FISHER of Burlington Co., yeoman, for a plantation of 1,705
acres, bounded as in surveys Liber A, pp. 81, 124 and 125. 634

1698 Dec. 1. Do. Thomas GREEN of Springfield Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, to Abraham HEWLINGS of Wellingborough Town-
ship, said Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 356 acres at Oneanickon alias
Carmell, Springfield Township, 256 a. thereof bought of John TOMLINSON
April 14, 1696 (supra, p. 543), and 100 a. of John BUTCHER May 2, 1698. 635

1698 Dec. 2. Do. James STANDFIELD, executor of George HUTCHESON,
to Henry BECK, of Chesterfield, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1-12 of a
share, except the waterlot in Burlington. 635

1698 May 2. Do. John BUTCHER of Springfield, Burlington co., car-
penter, to Thomas GREENE of the same place, planter, for 100 acres, N.
granee, W. John DIXSON, E. Tho: SCHOLEY. 635

1698 Dec. 16. Do. Nathaniel WESTLAND of Burlington, merchant, to
William BUSTILL of said Co., yeoman, for a house and lot in Burlington
(supra, p. 594). 636

1698-9 Jan. 2. Do. Francis DAVENPORT, William WATSON, Thomas
GILBERTHORP, John DAY, Samuel JENINGS and Thomas GARDINER,
feoffees in 1691, appointed by Percivall TOWLE dec'd, in his last will of Oct.
26, 1691, for "ye People called Quakers," to Seth HILL of Burlington, ferry-
man, for a house and lot there, 42 f. front at low water mark in Delaware
R. and rear on the next street; also a lot in Burlington, part of 2-6 of a
share, E. York St., N. Tho: REVELL, Samuel BARKER and Daniel SUTTON,
W. James WILLIS, Abraham BICKLEY, Tho: GARDINER and Samuel FURNIS, S.
Obadiah HIERTON, 3 1/2 acres. 636

----- July 10. Do. (Lacunnes in the entry). Thomas HUT---, Thomas
PEIRSON of Bonwick, Joseph HELM---, ---- ------, Mahlon STACY of Dore to
Thomas WARCUPP of Bridlington Key, for 1-6 of a share of W. J. Mar-
ginal Note: "yt ye origianll is prt eaten by ye Ratts." 637

1698-9 Jan. 30. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent, Govr
Jeremiah BASSE, and Thomas REVELL of Burlington, gentlemen, to Daniel
LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co., gent., for 1,000 acres to be surveyed
in W. J. 637


PAGE 511 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.

1684 Aug. 7. Do. Richard WARCUPP of Waymouth and Melcomb
REGIS, Co. of Dorset, England, mariner, brother and heir of Thomas WARCUPP
of Bridlington Key, Co. of York, mariner, dec'd, to Richard TUCKER
of said Waymouth and Melcomb REGIS, merchant, for 1-6 of a share. 637

1689-90 Feb. 5. Do. James WASSE of London, citizen and chyrur-
geon, to Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, for 1/2 of a share of W. J. 638

1692-3 Feb. 13. Do. Benjamin RUDYARD of the Parish of Michaels,
Island of Barbados, eldest son and heir of Thomas RUDYARD, to George
WILLOCKS of the same place and wife Margaret, for all the land in East and
West Jersey, formerly belonging to his father. 638

1683-4 Feb. 10. Do. Mahlon STACY of the Falls of Delaware R.,
tanner, and George HUTCHESON of Sheffield, England, distiller, to Eleazer
ffENTON of near Assiscunck Creek, W. J., yeoman, for 1-16 of a share.
Marginal Note: "ye first & second Divident due on this Deed are taken
up: ye later 300 thereof by warrt dated Feb. 17, 1698." 639

1698-9 Feb. 17. Do. Susanna, widow and executrix of Thomas
BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to Mary and Hannah, daughters of Ed-
ward SLADE of Burlington, cordwainer, for 700 acres to be taken up of said
BUDD's share in W. J. 639

1697 Oct. 18. Do. Same with her eldest son John BUDD to William
BUDD of Northampton Township, Burlington Co., gentleman, for 450 acres
as above. 639

1697 Oct. 18. Do. Eliashab ALLEN to George PORTER, both of Mans-
field Township, Burlington co., yeomen, for 100 acres in said Co., bought
of Edward BOULTON Dec. 29, 1696. (Supra, p. 574). 639

1690 May 1. Do. Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, W. J., tanner,
to Andrew SMITH, late of the Falls of Delaware, husbandman, for 50
acres to be surveyed in the Yorkshire Tenth. 640

1698-9 Feb. 25. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent
Thomas REVELL, to Thomas SMITH, son of Andrew SMITH of Burlington Co.,
for 300 acres of the Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 640

1698 May 2. Do. Samuel VAUS of New Castle, Penna: merchant, by
his agent Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co., to Thomas DUGGLES
of said Co., yeoman, for a plantation of 200 acres in Springfield
Township, along a brook, next to Samuel VAUS senior, adjoining Tho:
SCHOLEY, Hananiah GAUNT, Tho: BUDD and Gervas PHAROE. 640

1698 April 15. Do. John APPLETON of Philadelphia, weaver, to
Josiah APPLETON of Eversham Township, Burlington Co., cooper, for 200
acres, part of the 250 a. lot bought of George SMITH Dec. 19, 1685, S. W.
grantee's land, bo't of Daniel HOWELL, S. E. George SMITH, N. E. Tho:
WALLIS, N. W. Richard APPLETON. 640

PAGE 512 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1698-9 March 6. Do. Richard LOVE of Burlington, cordwainer, to
Samuel GIBSON of the same place, baker, for a lot there, on the Westside
of High St., N. Tho: BUDD now Samuel JENINGS, S. Henry STACY, now
Tho: GARDNER, rear on Wood St., 18 yards front and rear, near 37 perches
long; bo't of Thomas HOOTON, son of Tho: HOOTON dec'd, both of Phila-
delphia, cordwainers, Oct. 7, 1689. (Supra, pp. 277 and 331). 641

1698-9 March 24. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agents
Jeremiah BASSE and Tho: REVELL, to Thomas BRIDGE of Fairfield, Salem
Co., W. J., gent: for 220 acres of the Society's land on the Eastside of
Cohansie alias Caesarea River in Salem Co. (See Lib. A, p. 5). 641

1684 Dec. 24. Do. Edward BYLLING of London to Robert WELCH of
Uffcum, Co. of Devon, gent: for 1-10 of a share of W. J. Note: "23d
Augt 1697 then granted a warrt to Jos. PAUL, ye attorney of ye wthin men-
coned Robt WELSH for 1,000 acres being ye whole quantity by ye wthin
written deed for 1st & 2d takeing up pr Peter ffRETWELL Comissr." 641

1698 April 10. Do. Christopher WETHERILL of Burlington, tailor, to
Joseph STEWARD of Chesterfield Township, husbandman, for 50 acres to be
surveyed in W. J., by purchase from George HUTCHESON, of Feb. 18, 1697-8. 641

1699 April 10. Receipt. Richard RIDGWAY to John Bainbridge of
Maidenhead, Burlington Co., of consideration money (160) for 400 acres. 642

1698-9 March 24. Deed. Mordecai ANDREWS to David CURTIS, both
of Mansfield Township, Burlington Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 308
acres there, 145 a. of which he received from his father Samuel ANDREWS
dec'd, as a gift, 30 a. were inherited from the father, 30 a. were given by
the father to brother Peter and inherited by grantor, 16 a. of meadow
were inherited from the father, 6 a. bo't of Michael BUFFIN, 55 and 24 of
Wm. BIDDLE. 642

1699 April 17. Do. Daniel LEEDS to Benjamin JONES both of Spring-
field, Burlington Co., for 250 acres along the line of the Indian purchase,
made by grantor between John or Wm. PETTY and Mat. CHAMPION. 642

1699 April 9. Do. Same to Hugh HUTCHIN of Mansfield, Burlington
Co., for 100 acres near Springfield, lately in the possession of Anthony
ASHMORE, lying between John VNDERHILL, Michael BUFFIN, Samuel ANDREWS and
Mordecai ANDREWS. 642

1699 April 10. Do. Edward ANDREWS to Hugh HUTCHIN, both of
Mansfield, for 20 acres between grantee, Mordecai ANDREWS, grantor,
Samuel ANDREWS and John VNDERHILL. 642

1695 Nov. 30. Bill of lading. Robert WHEELER of Burlington to
Thomas CLARK of Jamaica, merchant, or in his absence John PRICE, for
provisions on board the barkentine ship "Dolphin," William ffULLWOOD
master. 643

PAGE 513 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1698-9 March 11. Power of attorney. James WASSE of London, citi-
zen and barber surgeon, to Hugh HALL of Penna: now in London, gentle-
man, as land agent to sell 1,000 acres, part of the 10,000 a. tract in ffen-
wicks Colony, bo't of John RICHARDSON, and the town lots in Antioch, on
Cohanzee Creek, and on Alaway's Creek; also 1,000 acres more in said
Colony, bo't of Nathaniel UNWIN; one share of W. J., bo't of Sir Thomas
LANE and Daniel COX, and to dispose of the land in the town on Morrise's River. 643

1698 Aug. 18. London. Letter. Sir Thomas LANE and Committee
of W. J. Society to Govr. BASSE: displeased with Samuel JENINGS "& his
faction of ye Quakers," who try to overthrow the Government; do not in-
tend to surrender it to JENINGS. 643

1699 April 22. Deed. Richard ffRENCH of Mansfield Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, and wife Sarah to Caleb SHREEVE, now of Freehold,
East Jersey, yeoman, for 325 acres at Mount Pleasant, said township, be-
tween John BUTCHER, Michael NEWBOLD and Joseph PANCOAST,
being part of the 460 a. lot of Wm. ELLIS, bought by grantor of Wm. BIDDLE,
executor of said ELLIS November 18, 1693. (Supra, p. 355.) 643

1699 April 22. Do. Thomas REVELL to Isaac DECOW, butcher, both of
Burlington, for a cottage and lot there on Second St., 24 f. front, 13 poles
long, in the rear Thomas RAPER, W. said RAPER, Robert WHEELER and
James MARSHALL, dec'd, E. Geo. HUTCHESON, dec'd; bo't of Richard ffRANCIS Feb.
24, 1696-7. 644

1698-9 Feb. 1. Do. Michael NEWBOLD of Mansfield, Burlington Co.,
gent: to Daniel LEEDS of Springfiedl, same Co., for 100 acres in W. J.,
part of the share belonging to Michael NEWBOLD, the father of grantor. 644

1698-9 Feb. 8. Do. Susanna, widow and executris of Thomas BUDD,
with consent of their son John BUDD, to Daniel LEEDS, for 350 acres to be
surveyed as part of said Thomas' share of W. J. 644

1697 April 11. Indian Deed. MAHOMECUM alias KING CHARLES,
cousin (nephew) of Nenacutton, to Henry Jacobs ffAKINBURG of Matinicunk
Island, Delaware R., for a tract at the seaside on the Westside of the Bay,
N. W. of Little Egg Harbour R., called Amintonck, incl. 5 islands in the marsh. 644

1697 July 26. Deed. William LOVEJOY of Gloucester Co., W. J.,
smith, to Thomas KENDALL of Burlington, bricklayer, for 121 acres in
Gloucester Co., near Vxbridge, on the South branch of Cooper's Creek and
the Burlington-Salem road, of which 71 a. are part of the 100 a. lot con-
veyed to grantor by Elias ffARR June 15, 1691, 50 a. part of a 120 a. lot. 645

1699 April 29. Do. Thomas KENDALL (as above) to John OGBORNE of
Burlington, carpenter, for a lot there, 72 f. front on High St., and rear W.
against Daniel SMITH, bo't as supra, p. 633. 645


PAGE 514 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1697-8 Mar. 3. Power of attorney. Edward TUCKER of Waymouth
and Melcomb REGIS, Co. of Dorset, son and heir of Richard TUCKER dec'd,
to Jonathan BEERE of Salem, W. J., to dispose of the 1-6 of a share inher-
ited from his father. 645

1699-May 13. Deed. William JACOCKS to Thomas HAND, both of
Cape May, W. J., yeoman, for 340 acres there, bought of the W. J. Soci-
ety April 22, 1695. 645

1686 10th d. 8th m. (Oct.). Do. Edward BYLLING, Governour of the
Province of West Jersey, by his attorney Thomas MATHEWS of Woodbury
Creek, Gloucester Co., W. J., yeoman, to Archibald SILVER of said Prov-
ince, planter, for 100 acres, being 1-52 of a share for the first taking up. 645

1698-9 Feb. 20. Do. Richard ALLISON to Thomas BLACK, both of Mans-
field Township, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 112 acres, half of the planta-
tion at White Hill, above Sepassincks Island, said Co., between John
SNOWDEN and John HOOTON, bo't of John Snoden and wife Ann Dec. 9,
1695, and surveyed for said SNODEN as in Liber A, p. 57. 646

1699 May 10. Do. Benjamin JONES of Burlington Co., yeoman, and
wife Sarah, to William BLACK Junior of Chestefield, same Co., yeoman,
for 200 acres at Oneanickon, said Co., given to grantors by the wife's fath-
er, Richard STOCKTON, Sept. 30, 1697. 646

1699 June 2. Do. Susanna, widow and executrix of Thomas BUDD of
Philadelphia, to John CLUSSE of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 300 acres at
Great Egg Harbour, W. J., adjoining Elias HUGG and along the
Sound. 646

1699 May 8. Do. Elias HUGG of Philadelphia, butcher, and wife
Margaret, to Thomas GREEN (of) Spring-------, Burlington co., yeoman, for
300 acres on Great Egg Harbour Sound, given by Francis COLLINS, of
Mountwell, W. J., to Samuel JENNINGS and Robert DIMSDALE as feoffees in
trust for his daughter, the abovesaid Margaret HUGG April 5, 1687. 647

1699 April 10. Instrument, rectifying boundaries of the 10 acres of
meadow, sold by Mathew ALLEN to Anthony ffRYER (supra, p. 274), stating
they are at the mouth of Tarkill Creek and on Northampton River. 647

1699 June 3. Deed. William BIDDLE senior of Mount Hope, Burling-
ton Co., yeoman, to John CLAYTON of Monmouth Co., East Jersey, yeoman,
for a plantation of 823 acres at Oneanickon, Burlington Co., as surveyed
in Liber A, p. 86. 647

1699 June 8. Do. Richard BICKHAM of near Burlington, weaver, and
George GLEAVE of Burlington Co., wheelwright, to Paul ENGLE of German-
town, Penna: cordwainer, for a house and lot in Burlington, 1/2 acre 10
perches, on the Westside of the street from Delaware R. past the house of
Widow MYERS to London Bridge, a corner lot, 9 perches 7 f. each on Broad
and the other street; bo't by said BICKHAM of John HUDSON and Henry BURR,
executors of Mary HUDSON, late widow of Robert HUDSON of Burlington, dec'd. 647

PAGE 515 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1698 June 12. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Thomas
REVELL, to Ralph HUNT of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 243
acres of the Society's 15,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 647

1699 June 16. Do. Same to John PARKER, son of Roger PARKER of
Parksberry, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 300 acres of the Society's 30,000
a. tract above the Falls of Delaware R. (See Liber A, p. 6(?). 648

1699 June 19. Do. Same by their agent, Govr BASSE, to Dennis
LINCH of Cape May Co., ship carpenter, for 300 a. in said Co., on both
sides of Indian Creek, called Linches Hall, bounded as in Liber A, p. 6(?). 648

1699 June 20. Mortgage. Dennis LINCH to Jeremiah BASSE for the
Society on the preceding 300 acres. 648

1699 April 10. Power of attorney. Thomas WILLIAMS of Burlington
Co., carpenter, to his wife Rebecca and Edward BURROUGHS of Gloucester
Co., planter, to enter upon and take possession of a plantation of 40 acres
above Burlington, bought of Bridgett GAY Dec. 29, 1693. 648

1699 Aug. 12. Do. Restore LIPPINCOTT of Burlington Co., yeoman,
to Joseph EASTLAND of Cohansy, yeoman, to deliver to Robert EYRES, late
of Road Island, his tract of land on the lower side of Cohansie River. 648

1698-9 Jan. 4. Deed. Mary, widow and executrix of Robert EWER of
Philadelphia, with her co-executors Daniel WILLS senior of Northampton,
Burlington Co., gent: and Nathan STANBURY of Philadelphia, merchant, to
John WOOLSTON Junior, of Northampton, husbandman, for 23 acres to be
surveyed as part of the land of Thomas OLLIVE of Wellingborough Town-
ship, W. J., which he left to his widow Mary, afterwards wife of said
Robert EWER. 649

1699 Aug. 11. Do. Thomas GARDINER of Burlington, yeoman, and
wife Hannah, only daughter and heiress of Thomas MATHEWS of the same
place, dec'd, to Michael BUFFIN of Mansfield Township, yeoman, for 100
acres to be surveyed as part of said Mathews' second dividend. 649

1699 Aug. 8. Do. Theophile CRIPPS of Burlington, spinster, daughter
of John Cripps, to Joseph ENGLISH, of Burlington co., yeoman, for a plan-
tation of 130 acres called Labour Point, in Mansfield Township, said Co.,
110 a. surveyed for her father as in Liber A, p. 17, and 30 a. as p. 71. 649

1684-5 Feb. 20. Do. Richard BASSNETT of Burlington, innkeeper, to
Henry ffRANCKLIN of Long Island, bricklayer, for 300 acres to be surveyed
in the six lower Tenths. 649

1699 Aug. 7. Edward TUCKER, by his attorney Jonathan BEERE,
to William BUDD of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 1-6 of a share of W. J. 650

PAGE 516 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1698 June 15. Do. Joseph PANCOAST, carpenter, to Jacob DECOW, yeo-
man, both of Mansfield Township, Burlington Co., for 133 acres in said
Co., part of the lot bought of John CALOW Jan. 13, 1696-7. 650

1698 Dec. 10. Do. Elizabeth, widow and executrix of Richard BASSNETT
of Burlington, to Samuel ffURNIS of the same place, sadler, for 23 1/2
acres there in townbounds, on the Westside of Yorkshire Bridge, on
Pope's Run and the Town Creek, bought of Robert STACY March 12, 1689-90. 650

1688 Nov. 10. Do. Sarah PARKER, widow, of Rancokus or Northamp-
ton River, to George PARKER of the same place, for 192 acres on the West
side of John WOOLSTON, South side of Restore LIPPINCOTT, Eastside of
grantor and on the North side bounded upon Rancokus Cr., with 8 a. of
the great meadow, called Sharks meadow, S. W. John WOOLSTON, S. E.
Edward GASCOYNE, N. E. grantor, in all 200 a., part of the 500 a. lot
bought of Elias ffAR of Assiscunck Creek, as attorney of Mary STACY,
November 10, 1686. 651

1699 April 10. Do. James SMITH of Burlington Co., plnater to Alex-
ander BENNETT of Burlington, labourer, for 100 in said Co. on [[*]] 651

1699 Oct. 11. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Thomas
REVELL, to William HIXSON of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100 acres of the
Society's 15,000 acres tract above the Falls of Delaware. 651

1694 April 1. Indian Deed. MENGOOTECUS, Indian proprietor, to
Samuel HARRISON and Daniel DOD, both of Newark, East Jersey, for a tract
on the N. W. side of the Southbranch of Pesainck River, above the upper
falls, between Pequanock River and Senoconock R., running up said
Pequanock R. on the Westside as far as where the fort stood on its Eastside. 651

1699 Oct. 17. Deed. George DEACON of Burlington Co., gentleman,
to William HALL of Alloways Creek, Salem Co., for 250 acres, half of the
500 a. lot bought by grantor and Wm. Johnson of Wm. MALSTER and wife
Catherine April 10, 1679, which 250 a. are on or near Allowayes Cr. ad-
joining Edward BRAMMA, now Wm. HALL. 652

1695 Oct. 18. Do. Edward HUNLOKE of Wingerworth, Burlington
Co., merchant, to John JOOSTEN and John HAMMELL, both late of Sopas,
(Esopus, Kingston), N. Y., yeomen, for a plantation of 500 acres at Lessa
Point alias Wingerworth, bought in several lots of Tho: BOWMAN March
24, 1692-3, of Sheriff James HILL Feb. 2, 1693, 4, of George HUTCHESON Dec.
4, 1689, of Helna SKENE July 10, 1695, and of James READ and wife Sarah
April 4, 1689. 652

1695 Oct. 18. Bond. Same to same, guaranteeing undisturbed pos-
session of the preceding plantation. 652

1695 April 10. 9th William 3d. Dedimus Potestatem. The King to
Edward RANDOLPH, Richard TOWNLEY, Thomas ONYON, Edward HUNLOKE, Henry LYON and
Edward CHILTON or any five of the Council
and the Collector of Customs for East and West Jersey, to administer to the
Governour the oath, required by the Acts of Parliament, for regulating the
plantation trade. Formula of oath and entry of administering the oath to
Govr BASSE. 653

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PAGE 517 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1695 June 14. Deed. Mathew ALLEN of Burlington Co., carpenter, to
Lawrence BOORE of Philadelphia Co., yeoman, for 100 acres, part of 3,200
a. tract near Rancokus Creek, bought of John SMITH August 14, 1680
(supra, p. 253); said 100 a. lying on Delaware R. 653

1699 May 1. Do. John JOOSTEN of Marbletown, Ulster Co., N. Y., to
John HAMMELL of Lazy Point, Burlington, for his share of the plantation,
bought of Edw. HUNLOKE (supra, p. 652). 653

1699 Nov. 2. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Jeremiah
BASSE, to Humphrey HEWES of Cape May, planter, for 180 acres of the
Society's land in Cape May County. 654

1698 Sept. 30. Do. John HARRISON of Queen's Co., L. I., gent: to
Anthony WOODWARD of Monmouth Co., East Jersey, for a house and
waterlot on the Island of Burlington, 34 1/2 f. front on Delaware R., E. Sam-
uel STACY's corner lot, W. High St., W. (sic) Edw. HUNLOKE, running back towards
Second St., as far as the pale fence, bought of Tho: KENDALL Oct. 18, 1697. 654

1690 Nov. 1. Do. Anthony WOODWARD to Nathaniel WESTLAND of
Burlington, merchant, for the preceding house and lot. 654

1699 April 7. Do. Mordecai ANDREWS, heir at law of his father Sam-
uel ANDREWS, to his brother Edward ANDREWS, for a parcel of land be-
tween Geo. PARKER on the West, Joshua NEWBOLD on the East, S. John CALOW. 654

1699 May 3. Do. John TATHAM of Burlington, Esqre, and wife Eliz-
abeth to George WILLOCKS of Monmouth Co., E. J., for 2,000 acres in West Jersey. 655

1698 Nov. 1. Do. William BORTON, yeoman, to John WOOLMAN,
weaver, both of Burlington Co., for 110 acres on Rancokus Creek, N.
Daniel WILLS, S. John PETTY, bought by John BORTON, father of grantor, of
Daniel WILLS March 27, 1680. 655

1699 Nov. 20. Do. Nathaniel CRIPPS to George PARKER, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for a house and lot on the Island of Burlington,
fronting on High St., N. Joseph ADAMS. 655

1698-9 March 18. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agents,
Jeremiah BASSE and Thomas REVELL, to Ralph HUNT, Jno
BAINBRIDGE, Johannes LAWRENSON (UP DYCK), Wm. HIXSON, Jno
BRYERLEY, Saml HUNT, Theophilus PHILIPPS, Jonathan DAVIS, Tho:
SMITH, Jasper SMITH, Tho: COLEMAN, Benjamin HARDIN, Wm.
AKERS, Robert LANNEN, Phillip PHILLIPPS, Joshua ANDRIS,
Samuel DAVIS, Elnathan DAVIS, Enoch ANDRIS, Cornelius ANDRIS, James
BICE, John RUNION, Tho: RUNION, Hezekiah BENHAM, Benja: MAPLE, Law-
rence UPDIKE, Joseph SACKETT and Edward HUNT, all of Maidenhead, Burlington
Co., for 100 acres there, of the Society's 15,000 a. tract above the Falls
of Delaware, to be used for a meeting house, burying ground and schoolhouse. 655

PAGE 518 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1699 Aug. 3. Power of attorney. Captain Thomas EDWARDS of Strat-
ford, Conn., to Edward HUNLOKE of Burlington, merchant, as collector of
debts in W. J. and Penna. 655

1691 Aug. 15. Deed. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington
Co., yeoman, and wife Sarah to William DEANE of said Co., husbandman,
for 50 acres to be surveyed in the upper part of said Co., formerly called
the Yorkshire Tenth. 656

1698 --------. Do. Widow Mary DAVIS of Maidenhead, Burlington Co.,
to her son Samuel DAVIS, for 100 acres there of the 300 bo't of Daniel
COX, which 100 a. lie between son Jonathan DAVIS on the East and grantor
on the West. 656

1698-9 Jan. 21. Do. Jonathan DAVIS, husbandman, to his brother
Samuel DAVIS, weaver, both of Maidenhead, for 20 acres at the head of
the preceding 100 a., E. grantor, N. townland, W. Elnathan DAVIS. 656

1699 Nov. 14. Do. John BREARLEY of Maiden Town, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor, same Co., yeoman,
for 690 acres, "late appendant to said Manor," above the Falls of Dela-
ware, N. Tho: HOUGH, S. John ADDINTON, late Tho: KIRLE, W. Delaware
R., E. grantee. 656

1699 Nov. 15. Do. John HUTCHINSON to John WATSON and Richard
EAYRE, both of Burlington Co., yeomen, for the preceding tract. 657

1699 Oct. 23. Do. Jacob CONAROE to Abraham HEWLINGS, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for 500 acres at or near Delaware R., of which
400 a. were conveyed to grantor as a gift by his father-in-law Mathew
ALLEN May 12, 1683, and 100 a. bo't of the same Sept. 23, 1696. 657

1699 Nov. 18. Do. Lawrence BOORE senior of Philadelphia Co.,
yeoman, to Abraham HEWLINGS, for 100 acres in Burlington Co., bought of
Mathew ALLEN June 14, 1695. 657

1699 Aug. 19. Commission. The Governour and Commander in
Chiefe of the Province of West Jersey at London to Andrew HAMILTON
Governour of West Jersey. 657

1694 June 30. Deed. Gilbert WHEELER of the Falls of Delaware,
Bucks Co., Penna: yeoman, to Widow Mary STANILAND of Hopewell, Bur-
lington Co., for 50 acres to be surveyed of his share of W. J., that is 1/8
bought of Wm. KENT of Bishopsgate St., London, January 28, 1678-9. 658

1697-8 March 9. Do. Joseph WOOD of Bucks Co., Penna: yeoman, to
Sarah, widow of Charles BILES of Maidenhead, and Alexander BILES, their
second son, for 100 acres, bought of Daniel COXE June 10, 1692. 658


PAGE 519 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1699 Nov. 21. Assignment. Peter LONG to Edward PETTY of South-
ampton, Suffolk Co., N. Y., mariner, of 757 acres, "by ye within men-
tioned Deed to me conveyed." 658

1695-6 Jan. 4. Deed. John SNAPE to William OGBORNE, both of Bur-
lington Co., husbandmen, for 100 acres in said Co., S. John SHINN Junior,
W. Alexander STEWART, N. and E. grantor, bought of Tho: GLADWIN July
3, 1691, and Dec. 28, 1695. 658

1699 Dec. 25. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, to Nicholas BROWNE of Little Egg Harbour, W. J., planter, for
500 acres in W. J., surveyed as in Liber A, p. 145. 659

1699 Dec. 27. Do. Nicholas BROWNE to Michael BUFFIN of Mansfield
Township, Burlington Co., yeoman, for the preceding 500 acres (at Little
Egg Harbour). 659

1698 June 23. Do. Thomas REVELL, gentleman, to Joseph WHITE,
cooper, and wife Ann, daughter of said REVELL, all of Burlington, for a
house and wharf lot thee, 60 1/2 f. front on the river, running back to the
next street. 659

1697 May 27. Do. Jane OGBORN of Springfield Township, Burling-
ton Co., widow of Samuel OGBORN, to Richard RIDGWAY of the same place,
tailor, for a plantation of 90 acres on one of the branches of Birch Creek,
below Mattacpany bridge, adjoining grantee. 659

1697 June 11. Receipt. John MOORE to Turrolas SHUILLIVAN
(SULAVAN) [1] for his share of the freight and hire of the ship "Dolphin,"
as far as concerneth Wm. KIDD, Wm. SMITH, John TRININGHAM (?)
and Tho: PINCKIRE. 660

1700 March 27. Deed. Henry SCOTT of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Thomas STEVENSON senior of Newtown, L. I., for 200 acres in said Co., ad-
joining John WATSON, bought of John HUTCHINSON Sept. 3, 1698, and sur-
veyed as in Liber A, p. 146. 660

1699-1700 Feb. 20. Do. Robert POWELL of Northampton Township,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to Jacob LAMB of said Co, planter, for 200 acres
in said township, adjoining Daniel WILLS; bought of Nathaniel Cripps,
son and heir of John CRIPPS October 27, 1694 (supra, p. 406). 660

1699-1700 March 4. Mortgage. William GABITAS of Burlington, mill-
wright, and wife Rachell to Samuel JENINGS of the same place, feofee in
trust for James, Eliza, Rachell, Anna, Mary and Francis (further on called
Tomasin) MARSHALL, children of said Rachell GABITAS by her former hus-
band, James MARSHALL, on a house and lot in Burlington, fronting W. S.
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[1] Turlough (from the Irish Toirdelvach, tall as a tower, or tower-like)
Sullivan. As a place-name Turlough is from the Irish turlach, a dried up
spot; and this has been the name to several parishes in Ireland.

PAGE 520 New Jersey Colonial Documents.

W. on High St., S. S. E. Robert WHEELER, E. N. E. Isaac MARRIOTT, for-
merly Geo. HUTCHESON, N. N. W. James, the son of James MARSHALL dec'd. 661

1699-1700 March 2. Bond. William GABITAS (as above) to Samuel
JENINGS, merchant, and Thomas RAPER, blacksmith, both of Burlington, for
the free support of his wife's children by her first husband, James MARSHALL. 661

1699-1700 March 1. Confirmation Deed. Joseph DEVONISH to John
HILLIARD, both of Northampton River, Burlington Co., yeomen, for 1-32 of
a share in W. J., inherited from his father Barnard DEVONISH and wife
Martha, who had sold it to present grantee March 3, 1685-6. Marginal
Note: "This Deed was drawn & Executed by mistake of ye Scrivener &
Parties & therefore renewed wth some Exceptions as in page 682." 662

1699-1700 March 2. Deed. John HILLIARD (as above) to John
BUNTING of Chesterfield Township, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 150 acres to
be surveyed in W. J., as part of the preceding 1-32 of a share. 662

1697 June 24. Do. Turlas SULAVAN of Eversham Township, Burling-
ton Co., bricklayer, for a plantation of 178 acres near Northampton R.,
bought of Susanna ELTON July 25, 1696, also 150 a. near William EVANS'
plantation. 662

1699 May 12. Do. Martin SCOTT to John WATSON, both of Notting-
ham, Burlington Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 400 acres there, above
the Falls of Delaware, bought of George HUTCHESON May 21, 1695, and
5 a. bo't of Tho. LAMBERT, Joshua WRIGHT and Wm. EMLEY April 4, 1699. 663

1697 June 18. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Burlington Co., yeoman, to Ger-
vas PHARO, late of Nottingham Township, said Co., yeoman, for two lots:
1, in Springfield Township, same Co., between Thomas CLERK and Hana-
niah GAUNT with 13 acres of meadow; 2, in the same township, adjoining
John STACY, in all 106 a. 663

1698 Sept. 26. Do. John SNODEN of Bucks Co., Penna: yeoman, and
wife Anne to Robert PEARSON of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 302 acres in
Burlington Co., Yorkshire Tenth, near grantee, ajoining Robert MURFIN,
together with 10 1/2 a. near the first. 663

1699-1700 10th d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. Restore LIPPINCOTT to his son
Samuel LIPPINCOTT, both of Northampton Township, yeomen,for 301
acres, with 8 a. of meadow adjoining Parker's meadow, the whole bought
of Tho: OLLIVE Sept. 21, 1692. 664

1699-1700 Jan. 18. Do. Richard RIDGWAY of Burlington Co., cooper,
to his son Thomas RIDGWAY, for 190 acres, 90 whereof bought of Widow
Jane OGBORN May 27, 1697; the other 100 a. bought of John HOLLINSHEAD
February 7, 1697-8, of which 20 are W. of the brook between the Meet-
inghouse and John BUTCHER. 664


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1696 May 20. Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Burlington Co., yeoman,
George HUTCHESON of Burlington, merchant, and John WOOLSTON of
Mansfield, said Co., yeoman, to Richard GIBBS of Long Island, N. Y., hatter,
for the plantation of 1,300 acres called Sutton Lodge, S. Michael
NEWBOLD and John BROWN, E. John CurTis, N. Michael BUFFIN, Samuel
ANDREWS and John UNDERHILL, N. W. Samuel BORDEN, W. Tho: SCATTERGOOD and James
ANTRAM, with 30 a. of meadow, S. E. Tho: REVELL and Michael BUFFIN, S. and S.
W. James ANTRAM, W. Tho. SCATTERGOOD and John WOOLSTON, N. E. John CURTIS;
bequeathed to grantors by Percival TOWLE in his will of 26th day 8th month
(October), 1691. 664

1699 Nov. 3. Do. Michael NEWBOULD of Mansfield Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, surviving executor of his father's, Michael NEWBOULD's
will, to John POWELL of said Co., yeoman, for 200 acres, formerly
surveyed for grantor's brother, Thomas NEWBOULD dec'd, of the father's
land given to grantor, Thomas and James, his sons; said 200 a. are in
Mansfield Township. 665

1700 March 25. Do. Samuel TERRETT of Burlington, blacksmith, to
Francis TENNYCLIFF of Bucks Co., Penna: shoemaker, for a wharf lot in
Burlington, bought of Edward HUNLOKE Sept. 9, 1692 (supra, p. 482). 665

1700 March 25. Do. John POWELL to John HILLIARD, both of Burling-
ton Co., yeomen, for 150 acres there, bought of Robert POWELL, grantor's
brother, 30th day 11th month (January), 1691 (supra, p. 503). 665

1699-1700 March 24. Do. John WILLS of Northampton River, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, to Martin SCOTT of the same Co., yeoman, for 853
acres, of which 146 1/2 in the Second Tenth were bought of Elias ffARR Feb.
23, 1686-7 (supra, p. 119), 240 a. in Eversham Township of Thomas KENDALL
Feb. 2, 1694-5 (supra, p. 431), and 467 a. were conveyed to grantor by
his father Daniel WILLS March 20, 1697-8 (supra, p. 614). 666

1700 March 27. Do. Henry SCOTT of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Thomas STEVENSON of Newtown, L. I., N. Y., yeoman, for 200 acres in
Burlington Co., adjoining John WATSON, bought of John HUTCHINSON
Sept. 3, 1698. (See Liber A, p. 146). 666

1686 April 7. Do. Anthony MORRIS, late of Burlington, now of
Philadelphia, to Peter BOSS of Burlington, yeoman, for 25 acres in Burling-
ton town bounds, about one mile from the Island of Burlington, E.
Thomas or Wm. BUDD, W. grantee, N. Delaware River, bought of Jona-
than BEER November 19, 1684, as belonging to 1-16 of a share. 667

1695-6 Jan. 10. Do. William BIDDLE of Mount Hope, Burlington Co.,
merchant, for William RIGHTON of Bermudas, same Co., merchant, for 100
acres to be surveyed in Burlington town bounds. 667

1700 April 13. Do. Peter BOSS of Marcus Hook alias Chrishopen,
Co. of Chester, Penna: to William ffISHER of Burlington Co., for 225 acres
in Burlington townbounds, of which 200 a. were bought of Thomas OLLIVE
July 3, 1685, and 25 of Anthony MORRIS (supra). 667


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1693 April 5. Do. William BRIGHTEN of Philadelphia, butcher, to
Nathaniel DUGLIS of Burlington, felt maker, for a lot in Burlington, E.
John BUDD, N. Delaware R., W. a little creek, 9 acres, bought of John
SMITH February 15, 1687. 667

1700 April 10. Do. John WILLS of Northampton Township to James
BINGHAM of Eversham Township, both in Burlington Co., for 200 acres to
be surveyed in W. J. as part of a 1/4 of a share, belonging to grantor's father
Daniel WILLS. 668

1698 April 11. Do. Francis DAVENPORT, Wm. WATSON, Tho: GILBERTHORP,
George HUTCHESON and John DAY, surviving trustees of Percival
TOWLE dec'd, to Mathew CHAMPION of Burlington Co., yeoman, for one-
half of the bakehouse and lot in Burlington, 12 f. front on Delaware R.,
running back to the next street. 668

1694 Nov. 27. Do. Martha MARTIN alias GRENNELL, and John MARTIN,
both of London, executors of James MARTIN, by their attorney, Geo.
HUTCHESON, to Mathew CHAMPION of Oneanickon, Burlington Co., yeoman,
for one-half of a bakehouse with a wharflot, 47 f. front, W. the other half,
E. a lane along Seth HILL's, S. Second St. 668

1700 April 26. Do. William RIGHTON, merchant, to William ffISHER,
yeoman, both of Burlington Co., for a plantation of 197 acres at Burmu-
das, in Burlington townbounds, 97 of which bought of Thomas BUDD and
wife Susanna October 20, 1689 (supra, p. 155), and 100 of Wm. BIDDLE
Jan. 10, 1695-6 (supra, p. 667). 668

1698 Mar. 12. Do. Thomas REVELL of Burlington, gentleman, to Ed-
mund WELLS of Philadelphia Co., yeoman, for a plantation of 160 acres in
Mansfield Township, as surveyed for Samuel WILLIS (Liber A, p. 22),
bought of George GUEST Sept. 3, 1683; also 130 acres near the first (see
Lib. A, p. 45), 100 a. whereof were bought of Anna SALTER Nov. 10, 1690,
the remaining 30 a. allotted to grantor in lieu of the 30 a. lot at Lessa
Point; and a lot at Mt Pleasant (ib. p. 30). 669

1699 Aug. 19. Commission. Committee of the West Jersey Society
to Colonel Andrew HAMILTON as General Agent and Factor in W. J. 669

1699-1700 Feb. 2. Power of attorney. Robert DIMSDALE of Bishops
Starford, Co. of Hertford, chirurgeon, to Francis DAVENPORT, John SHINN
and John SCOTT of West Jersey, now bound there, as land agents. 669

1700 May 11. Deed. Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Benjamin ffIELD of fflushing, Long Island, N. Y., yeoman, for a
lot on Mill Creek, Chesterfield Township, E. Widow BACON, W. and N.
Edward ROCKILL. 670

1690 May 10. Do. Thomas GARDINER of Gloucester Co., W. J., yeo-
man, to Thomas WILKINS of Burlington Co., husbandman, for 200 acres in W. J. 670

1700 March 26. Do. John CALOW of Philadelphia Co., yeoman, to
John WAY of Newton, Long Island, N. Y., yeoman, for 300 acres in the
W. J. Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware, N. N. W.
from the mouth of a little creek along Delaware R. (see Liber A, p. 117),
bought of George HUTCHESON May 17, 1695. 670


PAGE 523 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1700 May 10. Do. John SNAPE to John MARTIN, both of Springfield,
Burlington co., for 90 acres between John WARREN and Thomas SCHOLEY
Junior, adjoining Mary WRIGHT and along a brook, bought of Tho: GARDINER
Sept. 26, 1699. 671

1700 May 10. Do. Francis COLLINS, bricklayer, to Richard HAINS,
yeoman, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres in W. J. 671

1699 26th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. Thomas GARDINER to John SNAPE,
yeoman, both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres in W. J. 671

1693 May 10. Do. Elias BURLING of Burlington, wheelwright, and
John BURLING of Bucks Co., Penna: wheelwright, to Richard HAINES of
Burlington Co., husbandman, for 100 acres at Northampton R., part of
the 200 a. lot bought of Samuel JENINGS Oct. 11, 1688. 671

1689 July 3. Do. Samuel JENINGS, yeoman, to William HAINES,
labourer, bothe of Greenhill, W. J., for 100 acres to be surveyed in W. J.,
as part of the land bought of Samuel COLE Sept. 16, 1682. 672

1698-9 Jan. 19. Do. Christopher WETHERILL of Burlington, tailor, to
William HAINES of Eversham [1] Township, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100
acres in said township, between Richard HAINES, Francis AUSTIN and
grantee, bought of John HUTCHINSON June 26, 1697 (supra, p. 610). 672

1696-7 Feb. 2. Do. Thomas BUDD of Philadelphia, merchant, to
Mathew CHAMPION of Burlington Co., husbandman, for 50 acres to be
taken up in W. J. 672

1700 May 27. Do. James BURCHAN of Eversham Township, Bur-
lington Co., yeoman, to William HAINES of said Co., yeoman, for 100
acres on the Southside of Northampton R., in said township, bought of
Richard HAINES May 11, 1696. 672

1700 May 30. Do. Thomas RIDGWAY of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Mathew CHAMPION, for 170 acres at Mattacopany, on the Eastside of the
brook, part of 190 a. bought by grantor of his father Jan. 18, 1699-1700
(supra, p. 664). 672

1700 May 30. Do. Mathew CHAMPION to Thomas Ridgway, for 400
acres in Burlington Co., at Oneanickon, on John TOMLINSON's Run, next
to John WARREN. (See Liber A, p. 89). 673

1700 May 13. Do. Thomas KENDALL, bricklayer, to Edward HUNLOKE,
merchant, both of Burlington, for a house and lot at the corner of
High and Broad Streets near the Market Place in Burlington, front on
High St., 229 f. from the corner to Daniel SMITH on Broad St., from said
SMITH's corner, S. 209 f. 6 in. to John OGBORN's land, thence E. 229 f. to
High St., thence to the first corner, bought of Samuel CARPENTER, attorney
for Richd BICKNELL and Joseph GROVE, executors of Oliver HOOTON, Sept.
5, 1693 (supra, p. 633). 673

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[1] This name (from a town in Worcestershire, England) is interpreted as
being from the Old English of Anglo-Saxon efes, brink or margin, and
ham. home; whence Eves-ham, the home on the brink (of the Avon).


PAGE 524 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1696 May 11. Do. Richard HAINES to James BURCHAM, both of Ever-
sham Township, Burlington co., for 100 acres there, on the Southside of
Northampton R., bought of Elias and John BURLING 10th day 3d month
(May) 1693 (supra, p. 671). 673

1677-8 Jan. 29. Do. Mahlon STACY of Handsworth, [1] Co. of York,
England, tanner, to Samuel RECKLEY of Nottingham, Co. of Nottingham,
ironmonger, for 1-15 of a share of W. J. 674

1699-1700 Feb. 24. Do. John HUTCHINSON to Andrew HEATH, both of
Hopewell, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 400 acres in said township, be-
tween Tho: KIELE on Delaware R., John BRIERLEY and grantor. 675

1700 Sept. 18. Mortgage. Judah ALLEN of ffreehold, E. J., cooper, to
William ALLEN of Newport, R. I., cordwainer, on a plantation of 500 acres
on the Southside of Rancokus R. 675

1684 April 12. Do. John DEWSBERRY of Burlington, sergemaker, and
wife Joan to Anna SALTER of Tacony, Penna: widow, on a house and lot of
3 acres in Burlington, bought of Tho: OLLIVE, and another lot there,
bought of John KINSEY. 675

1688 26th d. 3d m. (May). Assignment of the preceding mortgage by
Anna SALTER to Daniel ENGLAND of Burlington, in consideration of 400
acres in Cedar Creek, Penna: called Twillington, and some cattle. 675

1684 April 12. Chattel mortgage. John DEWSBERRY of Burlington,
sergemaker, to Anna SALTER of Tacony, Penna: widow, for his tools &c. 676

1688 May 26. Assignment of the preceding chattel mortgage by Anna
SALTER to Daniel ENGLAND. 676

1700 Sept. 17. Deed. William ALLEN of Newport, R. I., cordwainer,
to Judah ALLEN of ffreehold, E. J., cooper, for a plantation of 500 acres on
the Southside of Rancokus Creek, of which 200 a. were bought by Noel
MEW of Rhode Island, merchant, of Henry JACOBS of near Burlington
August 8, 1685, and 300 a. bought by said MEW of John ROBERTS of Pen-
soakin August 10, 1685 (see Liber A, p. 148, and B, p. 111); bought by
present grantor of said MEW April 12, 1686 (supra, p. 464). 676

1699 June 15. Do. Joseph PANCOAST of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
John BORRADALL of Burlington, maulster, for a lot on the Eastside of High
St., Burlington, 40 f. front, 330 f. deedp towards York St., next to Francis
DAVENPORT, bought of widow Jane OGBORN, now the wife of John HAMPTON, March 9, 1694-5.

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[1] Handsworth. Hand's estate.


PAGE 525 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1698 May 12. Do. John HAMPTON of ffreehold, E. J., yeoman, and
wife Jane to John BORRADALL, for a lot, 35 f. 10 in. front on High St. and
rear, as deep as other lots, late the property of Samuel OGBORN, first hus-
band of said Jane, to whom it was sold by Wm. ffRYLEY Aug. 9, 1693. 677

1695 July 27. Do. Walter NEWBERRY of Newport, R. I., merchant, to
Arthur COOK of Philadelphia, merchant, for 1,000 acres in W. J., of which
112 1/2 a. are in Burlington town bounds, bought of Walter CLARK of New-
port May 8, 1689. 677

1700 1st d. 2d m. (April). Do. John and Thomas COOK, sons of Ar-
thur COOK, of Philadelphia, dec'd, to Margaret, widow of said Arthur
COOK, for 1,000 acres at the head of Pensawken Creek, given to Thomas
by his father's will of 30th day 7th month last past. 677

1700 May 10. Do. Francis COLLINS, bricklayer, to John WARREN, yeo-
man, both of Burlington Co., for 50 acres in W. J. 678

1699-1700 March 14. Do. Thomas POTTS Senior, tanner, and wife
Anne to Christopher WETHERILL, tailor, both of Burlington, for a house and
lot on the Island of Burlington, 2 chains 33 f. front N. on Delaware R.
and rear on Second St., W. Daniel ENGLAND, bought of John WOOLSTON
December 23, 1680 (supra, p. 23). 678

1699-1700 March 14. Bond. Same to same for the quiet possession
of the preceding house and lot. 678

1682 June 20. Deed. Roger TOWNSEND of Tetbury, Co. of Glouces-
ter, woolcomber, to William PETTY of Cirencester, same Co., woolcomber,
for 1-32 of 1/8 of a share of W. J. 679

1699 Sept. 17. Do. Abraham BROWN Senior and wife Mary to their
son William BROWN, all of Mansfield Township, Burlington Co., for 200
acres, bought of Daniel LEEDS and wife Dorothy October 10, 1699, adjoin-
ing John BROWN, Michael NEWBOULD and Michael BUFFIN. 679

1700 Sept. 18. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Burlington, merchant, to Wil-
liam BOARTON of Eversham Township, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 100
acres to be surveyed in W. J. 679

1700 Oct. 2. Sheriff's Sale. Christopher WETHERILL, High Sheriff of
Burlington Co., to Edward HUNLOKE, of 1,000 acres in said Co., called
John LANGFORD's Plantation, lately the property of Ebinezear and John
LANGFORD, both of them of Burlington Co., merchants, dec'd. 679

1700 June 17. Letter of guardianship. Elizabeth TOWLE for her
children William, Mary and Richard TOWLE, legatees of Percival and
Tomasin TOWLE. 680

1700 June 17. Do. John TOWLE for his sisters Sarah and Elizabeth
TOWLE, legatees as above. 680

1700 June 17. Power of attorney. Elizabeth, widow of Thomas
TOWLE of London, gunmaker, as guardian of her children under age, Wil-
liam, Mary and Richard TOWLE, Samuel TOWLE, Elizabeth TOWLE, Sarah
TOWLE, Thomas TOWLE, Wm. KEELY, shipwright, and wife Anne TOWLE
KEELY, all legatees of Percival and Tomazin TOWLE, late of Burlington, to
John TOWLE of London, baker, to receive their legacies. 680

PAGE 526 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1700 June 17. Do. John TOWLE Senior of London, baker, brother of
Percival dec'd, to John TOWLE as above. 680

1698 June 17. Deed. Ursula, widow and executrix of John GREEN of
Cohansie, Salem Co., blacksmith, to Tho: HASSON of Philadelphia, brick-
layer, for 304 acres at Cohansy, part of 912 a. bought by Tho: BRIDGE of
Cohansy and said John GREEN of George HUTCHESON June 25, 1695. 680

1700 Dec. 1. Do. Hanahiah GAUNT to Gervas PHARO, both of Bur-
lington Co., yeomen, for 200 acres to be taken out of the 220 a. lot in Bur-
lington Co., S. E. of Samuel HOUGHTON and Tho: CLARK. 681

1677 June 2. Do. William PENN, Gawen LAWRIE, Nicolas LUCAS and
Edward BILLING to Francis COLLINS of Ratliff, Parish of Stpney, Co. of
Middlesex, bricklayer, Richard MEW of the same place, merchant, and
John BULL of London, citizen and draper, for one share of West Jersey. 681

1700 Dec. 18. Receipt. John TOWLE junior of London, baker, now in
Burlington, son of John TOWLE of London and nephew of Widow Thom-
asin TOWLE, of Burlington, dec'd, to John DAY and Francis DAVENPORT,
surviving executors of Thomasin TOWLE, for the legacies left to his sisters
Sarah and Elizabeth and to the children of Tho: TOWLE, Thomasin's brother. 682

1700 Nov. 1. Deed. Joseph DEVONISH to John HILLIARD, both of
Northampton River, Burlington Co., yeomen, for 1-32 of a share of W. J. 683

1699 Nov. 7. Do. Job BUNTING, late of Crosswicks Creek, now of
Buck Town, Bucks Co., Penna: carpenter, to John TANTUM of Cross-
wicks Cr., Burlington Co., carpenter, for a plantation of 240 acres in
Nottingham Township, W. Samuel OVERTON, N. Doctor's Creek, E. Tho:
GILBERTHORP, S. Crosswicks Cr., bought of Wm. HIXSON January 2, 1695-6. 683

1678 Aug. 30. Do. John ROBINSON of Beverly, Co. of York, gent:
and Thomas LAMBERT of Hawseworth, same Co., tanner, to Thomas
HUTCHINSON of Beverly aforesaid, tanner, for 3-10 of a share of W. J. 683 and 684

1699 June 10. Do. Joshua ELY of Hopewell Township, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Christopher SNODEN of Burlington, yeoman, for 400 acres in W. J. 684

1700 Sept. 16. Release. Elizabeth WILLIAMS of Salem Co., mother of
Gabriel WILLIAMS, to Thomas YORK of Burlington, bricklayer, from all
claims due to her son, an apprentice of said YORK, who has transferred
the boy to his uncle Thomas HEARSE of Shrewsbury, E. J. 684


PAGE 527 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1700-1 Jan. 6. Deed. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchinson's Manor,
Hopewell Township, Burlington Co., to Benjamin fFIELD of Chesterfield,
said Co., both yeomen, for 500 acres in Salem Co., on Cohansy Road and
Gravelly Run, adjoining Tho: STEVENSON. 685

1700-1 Jan. 6. Do. Same to Samuel BOWNE of fflushing, Queens
Co., N. Y., for 500 acres in Salem Co., adjoining Thomas STEVENSON. 685

1700-1 Jan. 6. Do. Same to Thomas STEVENSON Junior of Newtown,
Queens Co., N. Y., for 2 lots in Salem Co.: 1, 500 acres, at the head of
Unknown Creek, along Gravelly Run, between Thomas ANDERSON and
Richard BUTCHER; 2, 500 a. adjoining Benjamin ffIELD. 685

1692 Nov. 2. Do. Thomas WRIGHT, late of Burlington, yeoman, to
Charles MILLARD, late of Crosswicks Creek, planter, for 100 acres, late in
the possession of Robert DURHAM dec'd, in the rear of grantor's plantation
near Crosswicks Cr. 686

1700-1 Jan. 31. Mortgage. Edward ANDREWS of Mansfield Town-
ship, Burlington Co., yeoman, to Robert WHEELER of Burlington, mer-
chant, on his plantation of 200 acres in said township. 686

1701 May 27. Deed. Anne BULL of Burlington Co., widow, to John
STARKEY of the same Co., husbandman, and wife Mary for life and then to
their children John, David and James, for 150 acres in Burlington Co.,
sold by grantee to grantor May 1, 1701. 686

1679 Sept. 24. Audit by Tho: PEARSON and Joseph HELMSLEY of the
account of Tho: HUTCHINSON with some of the Proprietors of the
Yorkshire Tenth and in laying out "our Town now called Burlington," in 1677. 687

1700 Sept. 17. Discharge. Edward PERRIN & Co., Bristol, merchants,
by their attorney, Richard JOHNS of Maryland, to John HUTCHINSON, son
and heir of Thomas HUTCHINSON, from all claims upon his father. 687

1700 May 27. Deed. Lawrence MORRIS of Burlington, sawyer, and
wife Virgin to James BURCHAM of Burlington Co., batchelor, for 300 acres
in Northampton Township, said Co., between Henry BURR and Robert
DIMSDALE, inherited by said Virgin from her father John CRIPPS (Will of
July 30, 1687). 688

1699 Oct. 10. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co., and
wife Dorothy to Abraham BROWN of Mansfield, same Co., for 200 acres,
shereof 150 were given to grantor upon their marriage by Robert YOUNG
March 9, 1683-4, and 50 a. are part of Daniel LEEDS' right; the whole ad-
joing John BROWN, Michael NEWBOULD, Michael BUFFIN. Mem: Oct. 28,
1699, that grantee assigned the lot to his son William BROWN. 688

1700-1 March 24. Do. Thomas STEVENSON Junior of Newtown,
Queens Co., N. Y., to Samuel BOWNE of fflushing, same Co., both yeomen,
for the 1,000 acres bo't of John HUTCHINSON (supra, p. 685). 688


PAGE 528 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1700-1 22d d. 11th m. (Jan.). Do. John HUTCHINSON of Hutchin-
son's Manor, Hopewell Township, Burlington Co., to Samuel WRIGHT of
Nottingham Township, same Co., both yeomen, for 100 acres in Notting-
ham Township, on the Back Run, between Mathew GRANGE and Caleb
WHEATLEY; also 50 a. on the same run, between Henry SCOTT and Mathew GRANGE. 689

1697-8 Feb. 7. Do. Thomas BRIAN of Northampton Township, Bur-
lington Co., husbandman, to John JENINGS of said Co., bachelor, for 150
acres, to be surveyed in W. J. 689

1699 May 10. Do. John JENINGS to Henry GREEN, both of Burlington
Co., batchelors, for 150 acres in Northampton Township, said Co., adjoin-
ing Daniel WILLS (the preceding). 690

1689-90 Feb. 15. Do. Richard BASSNETT of Burlington, merchant, to
John INGRAM of Northampton River, Burlington Co., brickmaker, for 150
acres, to be surveyed in W. J. 690

1685 Aug. 13. Power of attorney. Thomas COX of London, citizen
and vintner, to Francis COLLINS of West Jersey, bricklayer, as general agent. 690

1699 Dec. 10. Deed. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Tho.
REVELL, to James MELVIN of ffreehold, East Jersey, yeoman, for 500 acres
of the Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware, S. Tho:
STEVENSON, E. Nathll POPE, N. Edward BURROUGHS and Geo. WOOLSEY, W.
Johannes LAWRENSON. 690

1700 May 14. Do. Johannes LAWRENSON of Maidenhead, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Ricahbell MOTT of Hamstead, Queens Co., N. Y., yeoman,
for 1,050 acres in the W. J. Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of
Delaware, bo't of the Society July 12, 1697, on the Southside of and along
Stony Brook, and along a small run. 691

1699 Oct. 19. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Thomas
REVELL, to Elias BAYLEY of Queens Co., N. Y., planter, for 300 acres of
the Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 691

1700-1 Feb. 1. Power of attorney. Mary JOYNER of the Parish of St.
Mary Overies, Southwark, widow of John JOYNER, late of Burlington dec'd,
to Capt. Nathanel PUCOCLE of the ship "Philadelphian," now bound for
Pennsylvania, to collect debts, due her late husband, by Thomas BIBB and
Tho: DUGLIS of Burlington. 692

1701 May 19. Deed. The West Jersey Society, by their agent An-
drew HAMILTON to Benjamin ffIELD of Chestefield, Burlington Co., yeo-
man, for 5,000 acres of the Indian purchase above the Falls of Delaware,
made by Adlord BOWDE, in two tracts, vizt: 2,000 a. at the East end of the
Society's land, adjoining John CLERK, and 5,000 a. on the S. E. side of
Wishalemensey and on the Westside of Hockin Creek, adjoining John CLERK. 692


PAGE 529 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1699 Nov. 7. Do. Mary MYERS, late of Burlington, widow of William
MYERS, butcher, Francis DAVENPORT and John BUNTING, both of Chester-
field, Burlington Co., appointed trustees of said widow by her husband's
will, to Thomas GILBERTHORP of Nottingham Township, said Co., for a
house and lot in Burlington, adjoining Walter PUMPHRYE, 21 perches 10 f.
on the street and 21 acres in town bounds on the Tan House Run, adjoin-
ing John WOOLSTON. 692

1701 June 25. Do. Samuel KEMBLE to John SCOTT, both of Burling-
ton Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 300 acres near Burlington, E. Thomas
OLLIVE, W. Tho: BUDD, N. Delaware R., formerly known as John CHAMNIS'
plantation, bought by grantor of Tho: BUDD Nov. 7, 1693 (supra, p. 361). 693

1693 April 4. Do. Henry BECK of Chesterfield Township, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Joseph SCATTERGOOD of said Co., carpenter, for 6 acres on
the Northside of and along Mill Creek, adjoining grantor, one side run-
ning through the Mill. 693

1699 Oct. 16. Do. Samuel HOOTON of Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co.,
E. J., by his guardians, vizt his wife Eliza, Tho: HILLBORN and wife Eliza,
daughter of said Samuel, to Nathan ALLEN of ffreehold, said Co., planter,
for several lots in Mansfield Township, Burlington Co., vizt: 1, on Dela-
ware R., Black Creek and Daniel BACON's Run, adjoining Widow BACON,
near the old bridge; 2, 4 acres in the swamp on the N. W. side of Cross-
wicks Creek, E. John SNOWDEN, W. Wm. BEARD, N. and S. swamp; 3, 8 a.
of meadow in the marsh of Crosswicks Cr., W. a small creek, E. Wm. BEARD. 694

1701 June 20. Do. Isaac HORNER to Restore LIPPINCUTT, both of
Northampton, Burlington Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 300 acres there. 694

1701 July 11. Do. Susanna, widow and executrix of Thomas BUDD
of Philadelphia, to Restore LIPPINCUTT and John GARWOOD, both of Bur-
lington Co., yeomen, for 2,000 acres in said Co., on the North branch of
Northampton R., near Mount Pisgah, adjoining Wm. BUDD. 694

1697 Aug. 28. Do. Thomas RAPER, blacksmith, to Thomas SCATTERGOOD,
carpenter, both of Burlington, for 5 acres or one half of the 10 a.
lot, bought of Barnard LANE of Burlington Co., labourer, March 29, 1697,
on the road to Tho: WRIGHT's, the creek near Yorkshire bridge and along
Assiscunck Creek. 695

1699-1700 Jan. 13. Do. Daniel LEEDS to Alexander STEWARD, both
of Springfield, Burlington co., for 160 acres, i. e. 150 a. N. and N. W.
John SHINN junior, N. W. grantor, S. W. Tho: ATKINSON, S. E. William
HUNT, N. E. John SAPE; 10 a. between Tho: BRYANT, Joseph ENGLISH and
Tho: SHINN. 695

1699-1700 Jan. 13. Bond. Same to same, for the proper fulfillment
of the preceding deed. 695

PAGE 530 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1700 Dec. 28. Deed. John HILLIARD to John STOAKES, both of Burling-
ton Co., yeomen, for 1-32 of a share of W. J., excepting 300 acres, i. e.
the first and second dividend of 150 a. each, and the lots in Burlington and
town bounds. 695

1700 May 7-18. Do. Michael RUSSELL of London, mercer, citizen and
weaver, to Joseph KIRKBRIDE of Bucks Co., Penna: now in London, yeo-
man, for 1/2 of a share of W. J. 696

1700 Dec. 14. Do. John HUTCHINSON of HUTCHINSON's Manor, Hope-
well Township, Burlington Co., to Andrew HEATH, of the same township,
yeoman, for 300 acres to be surveyed in W. J. 696

1701 Sept. 22. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Andrew
HAMILTON, to Joseph CROWELL of Cape May Co., yeoman, for 200 acres
in said Co., surveyed as in Liber A, p. 150. 697

1701 Oct. 23. Do. Nathaniel POPE of Burlington, tailor, to Joseph
SACKETT, Queens Co., N. Y., yeoman, for 525 acres above the Falls of
Delaware, Burlington Co., formerly surveyed to Elizabeth POPE, widow of
grantor's brother (see Liber A, p. 100), between Christopher WETHERILL and
Tho: HUTCHINSON. 697

1701 Oct. 23. Do. Christopher WETHERILL of Burlington, tailor, to
Joseph SACKETT, for 647 acres above the Falls of Delaware, along said river
and Tho: HUTCHINSON. 697

1702 May 18. Receipt. Nathaniel POPE to Joseph SACKETT for the
purchase money of the foregoing 525 acres. 697

1701 June 15. Deed. Andrew HEATH, of Hopewell, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to William CLARK of the ffreeholds, Monmouth Co., E. J., yeo-
man, for 300 acres in the W. J. Society's 30,000 a. tract, between Dela-
ware R. and Tho: LAMBERT. 698

1701 Oct. 16. Do. Sarah WELCH of Philadelphia, widow of Wm.
WELCH of London, merchant, John GUEST of Philadelphia and wife Susan-
na WELCH, daughter of said Sarah, to William STEVENSON of Northampton
Township, Burlington Co., and Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, same Co.,
for 1 1/2 share of W. J., excepting the first and second dividend. 698

1699 Nov. 14. Mortgage. Thomas BIBB, smith, to Nathaniel WESLAND,
merchant, both of Burlington, on a house and lot there on Delaware
R., 25 f. front, bought of Edward HUNLIKE February 26, 1696-7 (supra, p. 588). 699

1698 Oct. 21. Deed. James STANDFIELD of Philadelphia, merchant, ex-
ecutor of the last will of Geo. HUTCHESON, to William WAIT of Philadelphia,
chapman, for a town lot on High St., Burlington, 34 to 35 f. front and
running back to the next street, S. the meetinghouse ground, W. James MARSHALL. 699

1699 May 12. Do. John WATSON of Nottingham, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Tho: STEVENSON of Newtown, Queens Co., N. Y., for 250
acres on Assunpinck Creek in Monmouth Co., conveyed to grantor by his
father William WATSON, April ---, 1699, he having bought the land of
James and John JOHNSTON of Monmouth Co., April 20, 1691, and May 4, 1699. 699


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1699 March 27. Do. William WATSON of Nottingham, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Tho: STEVENSON (as above), for 400 acres in Nottingham,
on Doctor's Creek, adjoining Tho. TINDALL. 699

1699 May 10. Do. John HUTCHINSON of Burlington Co., to Tho:
STEVENSON (as above), for 100 acres, to be surveyed in W. J. 700

1699-1700 Feb. 23. Do. Thomas TINDALL of Nottingham, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Thomas STEVENSON, senior, of Newtown, Queens Co., N.
Y., yeoman, for 600 acres in Burlington Co., in three lots, to-wit: 100 a.
bought of Francis DAVENPORT 10th day 7th month (Sept.), 1690; 100 a.
bought of George HUTCHESON Sept. 24, 1696, and 400 a. bought of Tho:
LAMBERT October 28, 1699, on Doctor's Creek, N. the East Jersey line, S.
grantor. 700

1701 Nov. 14. Do. Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Tho: STEVENSON, senior (as above), for 469 acres in said Co.,
in two lots, to-wit: 376 a. along a run in the Scotts Partition, adjoining
Tho: LAMBERT; 93 a. between grantee and Tho: LAMBERT (REVELL's Book, p. 150). 700

1701 Dec. 1. Do. Abraham HEWLINGS of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Joseph BORDEN (BURDEN) of Chester Co., Penna: cordwainer, for 356 acres
at Oneanickon alias Carmell, Springfield Township, Burlington Co.,
bought of Thomas GREEN Dec. 1, 1698 (supra, p. 635). 700

1700-1 March 17. Do. Thomas GARDINER to Samuel JENINGS, both of
Burlington, merchants, for 200 acres in townbounds there, along the town-
line, along a run, between grantee, Thomas WRIGHT and John ANTRAM. 701

1701 June 2. Do. John BREARLY, yeoman, to William READ, bachel-
lor, and John LANING yeoman, all of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., for 150
acres to READ, of the 200 a. lot on Shabbacunck Creek in said township,
bought of Mahlon STACY June 22, 1695, and the other 50 a. to LANING. 701

1701 Nov. 22. Do. Marmaduke HORSEMAN, husbandman, to Benja-
min ffIELD, yeoman, both of Chesterfield, for a plantation of 153 acres, of
which 53 acres were bo't of Samuel TAYLOR Nov. 10, 1690, and 100 a. of
Fr. DAVENPORT May 11, 1691. 701

1700 Oct. 17. Power of attorney. Joseph SMITH and wife Mary, who
as sister of Samuel MATHEWS of Long Island, dec'd, is with her sister Su-
sanna MATHEWS heiress of 400 acres in Hopewell Township, above the
Falls of Delaware, bought by said Samuel of Joshua ELY ------- ---, 169?, to
brother-in-law Thomas SMITH of Maidenhead, to enter upon the half of said 400 a. 702

1701 17th d. 9th m. (Nov.). Deed. Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield,
Burlington Co., yeoman, to John WAY of Newtown, L. I., for 700 acres in
the country above the Indian Town of Itcha-la-men-sey, between Wm.
BIDDLE and Richard BULL. 702


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1701 Nov. 14. Do. Same to widow Charity STEVENSON of Newtown,
L. I., for 1000 acres, half of the 2000 a. tract bought of the W. J. Society
May 19, 1701 (supra, p. 692, and Liber A, p. 149). 702

1701 Nov. 21. Do. Same to Marmaduke HORSEMAN of Chestefield,
yeoman, for 400 acres, part whereof was bought of John CLARK Oct. 27,
1701, and part of the W. J. Society. 702

1701 Nov. 22. Do. Same to Henry BURR of Burlington Co., for 600
acres above the Falls of Delaware, on Caponockens Creek, part of the 3000
acres bought of the W. J. Society (supra, p. 692). 703

1701 Nov. 20. Do. Nathaniel POPE, yeoman, to Samuel JENINGS,
mercht, both of Burlington, for a lot of 2 acres at the East end of the
town, fronting on Assiscunck Creek between Seth Hill and grantee; also
a piece of meadow near Yorkshire Bridge, between Thomas SCATTERGOOD
and Tho: SINGLETON. 703

1701 Nov. 6. Do. Jonathan LOVETT of Burlington, saddler, to John
ROGERS of Burlington co., labourer, for a plantation of 75 acres in Burling-
ton townbounds, bought by grantor's father, Samuel LOVETT of Burlington,
chandler, of Francis BESWICKE May 30, 1684. 703

1699 Nov. 30. Do. Christopher WETHERILL, tailor, to Thomas SCATTERGOOD,
carpenter, both of Burlington, for two lots, one a townlot in Bur-
lington of 1 1/2 roods, fronting on High St., running back half way to York
St., S. grantor, bought of George HUTCHESON June 11, 1697 (supra, p. 570);
the other 16 acres in town bounds, fronting upon the Island Creek, be-
tween TANNER's Run and Samuel HARWOOD. 703

1689 July 7. 1694 Sept. 17. Receipt. Thomas PARSONS to John
TATHAM, for one pair of millstones deliverd to James BUDD for the use of
Daniel COX: John TATHAM declaring the conditions fulfilled. 703

1701 May 22. Deed. Richard STOCKTON of Burlington Co., yeoman,
to his son John STOCKTON, for 400 acres in said Co., bought of George
HUTCHESON, E. Tho: WILLSON, N. John SYKES. 704

1701 April 1. Do. John BRIGGS of Eversham, Burlington Co., hus-
bandman, to Thomas LAMBERT of Nottingham, same Co., yeoman, for 200
acres bought of John HUTCHINSON Feb. 20, 1700-1. 704

1701 Nov. 15. Do. Francis COLLINS of Burlington, bricklayer, to
Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, yeoman, for 1000 acres, part of 4-7 of a
share, bought of Edward BYLLINGE and Trustees, of which 726 a. adjoin
grantee and Wm. STEVENSON, on Caponockon Creek; the remaining 274 a.
are to be surveyed. 704

1687 June 20. Do. Thomas ffOULKES (ffOUKES) of Chestefield, W. J.,
husbandman, to John SMITH late of Burlington, planter, for 26 acres, 106 1/3
perches, on the South side of Burlington Creek, E. Joseph POPE, W.
Francis DAVENPORT. Marginal Note: "Sold to Christr WETHERILL by Dan-
iel SMITH sd John's brother." 704


PAGE 533 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1701 Nov. 5. Do. Daniel SMITH, butcher, to Christopher WETHERILL,
tailor, both of Burlington, for the preceding lot, inherited from his de-
ceased brother John SMITH. 704

1701 Dec. 1. Do. Samuel JENINGS of Burlington, merchant, to Abra-
ham HEULINGS of Chester, Burlington Co., yeoman, for 700 acres between
Mathew ALLEN, George GREAVES and Wm. HACKNEY. 705

1701-2 Feb. 25. Do. Katharine SULLAVAN of Eversham Township,
Burlington Co., widow, William HACKNEY, Abrm HEWLINGS and Tho. WILKINSON,
all of Burlington Co., in trust for her son Thurlas SULLAVAN, for a
plantation of 178 acres, bought of Thomas KENDALL, December 29, 1701;
to be held in trust, until said Thurlas comes of age, and in case of his
death for the younger son Edward SULLAVAN and the two daughters Mary and Rachel. 705

1701 Dec. 29. Do. Thomas KENDALL of Newtown Township, Glouces-
tor Co., W. J., bricklayer, to Katharine, widow of Thurlas SULAVAN of
Eversham Township, Burlington Co., for a plantation of 170 acres near
Northampton River, and 150 a. near the plantation of Wm. EVANS in
Burlington Co., both bought of said Thurlas June 24, 1697, and by the
same Thurlas bought of Susanna ELTON July 20, 1696. 705

1700 Dec. 25. Do. John BORRADAILL, late of Burlington, yeoman, to
Thomas WETHERILL of Burlington, cooper, for a lot there, 35 f. 10 in. front
on High St. and rear, as long as the other lots lately in the tenure of Sam-
uel OGBORNE, first husband of Jane HAMPTON. 705

1700 19th d. 7th m. (Sept.). Do. Francis DAVENPORT of Chesterfield,
Burlington Co., mercht, to Thomas WETHERILL (as above), for a lot in Bur-
lington, 38 f. 6 in. front on High St., between John BORRADAILL and Joseph
SMITH, formerly the land of Samuel OGBORNE and Jane RIGGS, rear on York St. 706

1700 Nov. 12. Do. Nathaniel WESTLAND of Burlington, merchant,
and Tho: DUGLES of Burlington Co., yeoman, to Robert DUMMER of Bur-
lington, mariner, for a house and lto on the Eastside of High St., Burling-
ton, 27 f. front on the said street and in the rear against the garden of
Geo. HUTCHESON, dec'd, also 6 f. on the North side of the house to be in
common as an alley. 706

1683 Aug. 10. Do. William LEE of Burlington, carpenter, to Richard
GUY of Elsinburgh, W. J., yeoman, for 40 acres on Delaware R., at the
head of Matinnicunck Island, below the mouth of a small creek, given to
grantor by Godfrey NEWBOULD of Handsworth, Co. of York, England, Jan-
uary 15, 1678-9. 706

1693 Dec. 29. Do. Bridget GUY of near Burlington, widow and sole
legatee of Richard GUY dec'd, to Thomas WILLIAMS of Bucks Co., Penna:
carpenter, for the preceding 40 acres (see Liber A, p. 14). 707


PAGE 534 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1694 Sept. 12. Do. George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to
Tho: WILLIAMS of Burlington, carpenter, for 160 acres, to be surveyed in W. J. 707

1699 Nov. 22. Do. Thomas WILLIAMS (as above) and wife Rebecca
to William WEST of Shrewsbury County, East Jersey, yeoman, for the last
two lots (200 acres). 707

1699-1700 Jan. 4. Do. William WEST of Shrewsbury, Monmouth
Co., E. J., and wife Margaret to Eliakim WARDELL of the same place, both
yeomen, for the preceding 200 acres (see Liber A, p. 138). 707

1701 Dec. 10. Do. Susanna, widow and executrix of Thomas BUDD,
and John BUDD, son and heir of said Thomas, to Eliakim WARDELL of Bur-
lington, yeoman, for 100 acres on Delaware R., in Burlington townbounds,
between grantors and grantee. 707

1701-2 Feb. 27. Hue and Cry after Henry JOHNSON, servant to Vin-
cent HELMSLEY of Talbot Co., Maryland, run away with a pass of Tho:
CORNWELL and a horse of Nicholas KILL, signed by John GUEST with Phila-
delphia Co. seal. 708

1701-2 Feb. 28. Power of attorney. Nicholas KELLY, on behalf of the
above named Vincent HELMSLEY, to Edward RUSH of Philadelphia Co.,
husbandman, to pursue and apprehend said run-away servant. 708

1701 April 24. Deed. Edward ANDREWS to Preserve BROWN, son of
Abraham BROWN, both of Burlington Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 200
acres in Mansfield Township, said Co., inherited from his father Samuel
ANDREWS and deeded by his brother Mordecai ANDREWS April 17, 1699, and
40 a. of upland and meadow, W. Geo. PARKER, E. Joshua NEWBOULD, S.
John CALOW, N. Wm. ELLIS. 708

1702 March 25. Do. Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Samuel BOWNE of Flushing, L. I., for 250 acres in Salem Co.,
W. J., on the West side of Unknown Creek, adjoining Edward BROADWAYES;
also 250 acres in the same Co. on Gravelly Run, between grantor
and Alexander ffORMAN. 708

1701-2 March 14. Do. John RIDGES of London, citizen and skinner,
by his attorney Samuel JENINGS of Burlington, merchant, to Josiah South-
wick and Edward GASKITT, both of Burlington Co., yeomen, for 871 acres
in Burlington Co., on Northbranch of Northampton R., between John
CROSBY, Thomas OLLIVE, Wm. BUDD, the Widow PARKER, a branch
of Birch Creek, Thomas CURTIS, Peter HARVY, Isaac HORNER, Jonathan ffOX and
Nathaniel CRIPPS. 708

1701 Oct. 17. Receipt. John TOWLE, eldest son of John TOWLE and
attorney of the same and the legatees of Percival TOWLE to Francis DAVENPORT,
surviving trustee under said Percivall's will, for the disposing of Sutton Lodge. 709


PAGE 535 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1699 Oct. 14. Deed. The West Jersey Society, by their agent
Thomas REVELL, to John GILBERT of Burlington, weaver, for 200 acres of the
Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 709

1701-2 Feb. 16. Do. John GILBERT (as above) to Nicholas MARTINEAU
of Burlington, joiner, for the preceding 200 acres, on the Southside of
Stony Brook, adjoining Jonathan DAVIS. 709

1701-2 Feb. 7. Do. William and John HOLLINSHEAD of Burlington
Co., yeomen, executors of the last will of their father John HOLLINSHEAD,
to Joseph WELCH of Burlington, butcher, for a waterlot there, fronting on
Delaware R., E. Robert WHEELER and Francis DAVENPORT, W. John MEREDITH
and James WHITE, S. Second St. 709

1699 April 20. Anapolis, Md. Marriage License. Nathaniel
BLACKISTON, Capt. Genl and Governour in Chief of Maryland, to John NEVE
and Mary ffRYLEY; with certificate of John SHARPE, Minister of Kent
Island, Talbot Co., Md., that he has married them, according to the
forms of the Church of England. 710

1700 March 26. Mortgage. Francis TUNICLIFF, late of Penna: cord-
wainer, to Daniel LEEDS of Springfield, Burlington Co., on a waterlot in
Burlington, 26 f. front and about 12 perches long, bought of Samuel TERRETT
March 25, 1700. 710

1702 May 10. Deed. Eliakim WARDELL of Burlington, yeoman, to
John SMITH of Burlington Co., blacksmith, for 300 acres in three lots, to-
wit: 40 a. on Delaware R., at the head of Mantinicunck Island, near Bur-
lington (see Liber A, p. 40); 160 a. along SINGLETON's line, between Henry
STACY, Tho: BUDD, Tho: WILLIAMS and Nathaniel WEST (Liber A, p. 138),
bought of Wm. West January 4, 1699-1700 (supra, p. 706 and 707), and
100 a. on Delaware R. between BUDD's land and grantor, bought of
Susanna and John BUDD (supra, p. 708). 710

1701-2 Feb. 6. Do. Ralph HUNT to William ALBERTUS, both of Maid-
enhead, Burlington Co., yeomen, for 500 acres in said township, late in
the tenure of Daniel MAC-DANIEL, on the Northside of Stony Brook, ad-
joining Johannes LAWRENSON. 711

1698 Oct. 26. Do. John MURFEN, bachellor, to his sister-in-law Ann
MURFEN, widow, both of Crosswicks Creek, Burlington Co., for 260 acres,
ajdoining grantee, together with all the land in W. J., not yet taken up by
right of his 1-32 of a share bought of Geo. HUTCHESON Sept. 29, 1681, ex-
cepting the lots in the Town of Burlington. 711

1702 April 27. Do. Joseph ADAMS, tailor, to Samuel JENINGS, mer-
chant, both of Burlington, for 12 1/2 acres in townbounds, between John
KINSEY, Tho: RODMAN and Samuel LOVET. 711

1699 May 20. Do. John RIDGES of London, by his attorney, Samuel
JENINGS, merchant, to Thomas GARDINER, yeoman, both of Burlington, for
200 acres in town bounds, along the town line, between said JENINGS, Sam-
uel LYON, Tho: WRIGHT and John ANTRUM. 712


PAGE 536 New Jersey Colonial Documents.


1701 Sept. 24. Do. The West Jersey Society, by their agent Andrew
HAMILTON, to Timothy BRANDERETH of Cape May Co., yeoman, for 300 acres in said
Co. (see Liber A, p. 150). 712

1701-2 Jan. 7. Do. George CURLIS of Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co.,
cordwainer, to Henry WELLS of Burlington Co., yeoman, for 130 acres in
Springfield Township, Burlington Co., bought of Martha WEARNE Oct. 3,
1689, to whom and her children Eliza, Henry and Mary the land was left
by her husband John WEARNE, who had bought it and 130 a. more with
Edward TONKAN of Walter PUMPHREY June 30, 1685. 712

1700 May 9. Do. John POWELL, yeoman, to John HILLIARD, yeoman,
and wife Martha, all of Burlington Co., for 150 acres in said Co., received
from his brother Robert POWELL by deed of gift Feb. 13, 1691-2 (supra, p. 503). 713

1702 May 11. Do. John HILLIARD, yeoman, and wife Martha to
Joseph DEVONISH, son of Barnard, yeoman, all of Burlington Co., for 100
acres in said Co., at or near Northampton River, bought from the father,
Barnard DEVONISH, Dec. 19, 1689. See Act of General Assembly of May 15, 1701. 713

1689 Dec. 19. Do. Bernard DEVONISH of Burlington, husbandman,
to John HILLIARD of Northampton R. and wife Martha, grantor's daughter,
for 100 acres, of which 14 lie in the forks of said river and 86 are bound-
ed S. by the river, W. grantor, E. Tho: OLLIVE's millbrook and Tho. STOKES. 714

1702 March 28. Do. Charles WOLVERTON to Gervas PHARO, both of
Burlington Co., yeomen, for a plantation of 150 acres in Chesterfield
Township, said Co., bought of Wm. PANCOAST May 12, 1696, as surveyed
to said William's father, John PANCOAST, in Liber A, p. 92; see also
supra, p. 551. 714

1699-1700 March 10. Do. Gervas PHARO of Oneanickon, Burlington
Co., bachellor, son and heir of James PHARO of Nottingham, same Co.,
dec'd, to Daniel SMITH of Burlington, fellmonger, for the lots on the
Island of Burlington, belonging to a 2-64 of a share of W. J. 714

1700 Oct. 16. Do. John BAINBRIDGE with wife Sarah and Ralph HUNT
with wife Susanna, all of Maidenhead, Burlington Co., to Vincent ffOUNTAINE
of Straton [1] Island, N. Y., yeoman, for 400 acres near Wissa Men-
son, in the W. J. Society's 30,000 a. tract bought of said Society Dec. 5, 1699. 715

1702 Oct. 15. Do. Same to Richard BURT of Newtown, Queen's Co.,
N. Y., yeoman, for 268 acres on the Northside of Stony Brook, along the
East Jersey line (see Liber A, p. 2). 715

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PAGE 537 West Jersey Records, Liber B, Part 2.


1697 June 12. Do. Joshua ELY of Burlington Co., yeoman, to Samuel
MATHIS of Jamaica, Queens Co., N. Y., yeoman, for 400 acres on Little
Shabbacunck Creek alias Five Miles Run, near the York road, adjoining
Mahlon STACY, bo't of John HUTCHINSON May 28 last. 716

1684 May 30. Do. Francis BESWICK of near Burlington, yeoman, to
Samuel LOVETT of Burlington, chandler, for 75 acres in town bounds. 716

-------- Endorsement on the deed from the W. J. Society to Joseph
SACKETT (supra, p. 598), stating that there are 50 acres more in the lot con-
veyed, according to the survey in Liber A, p. 3. 717

1697 Sept. 13. Do. Thomas GARDNER, late of Gloucester Co., W. J.,
now of Burlington, gentleman, son of Thomas GARDNER, brother of John
GARDNER and heir of both, to his sister Eliza, wife of Abra: BICKLEY, for a
townlot of 2 acres in Burlington, W. High St., S. Samuel ffURNIS, E. Per-
cival TOWLE, N. Tho: RAPER, bought by John GARDNER of Burlington, join-
er, dec'd, from Wm. EMLEY Feb. 22, 1692-3. 717

1692-3 Feb. 22. Do. William EMBLEY of Nottingham, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to John GARDNER of Burlington, carpenter, for a lot in Bur-
lington, over against Tho: GARDNER senior, boundaries as in preceding deed. 718

1699 Aug. 22. Copy of a bill of exchange. James DUNCANE on James
ffoULIS in London in favour of Robert WHEILLER & Co., for account of the
ship "Amity." 718

1699 Nov. 17. Deed. The West Jersey Society, by their agent
Thomas REVELL, to John RUE of Staten Island, N. Y., planter, for 200 acres
of the Society's 30,000 a. tract above the Falls of Delaware. 719

1702 Oct. 19. Power of attorney. William ALLEN of Newport, R. I.,
cordwainer, to Joseph SHIPPEN of the Province of Philadelphia, mer-
chant, to collect debts. 719

1702 March 21. Do. Benjamin ffIELD of Chesterfield, Burlington Co.,
to his brother-in-law, Elasheb ALLEN, for 100 acres to be surveyed on a
branch of Raratan. 720

1702 July 1. Do. Same to his brother Ambroce ffIELD, for 50 acres
to be surveyed above the Falls of Delaware. 720

1698 March 30. Do. Thomas CLERKE, carpenter, to Daniel SMITH,
fellmonger, both of Burlington, for two townlots there, one containing the
full quantity belonging to 1-30 of a share, the other "containe the 1-32
nine acres" (sic) both conveyed by John COLLOW to John BAINBRIDGE Feb.
26, 1691-2 (supra, p. 490), and by said BAINBRIDGE to present grantor Jan.
10, 1694-5 (supra, p. 491). 720

1698 Nov. 26. Do. Henry BECK, of Chesterfield, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to Daniel SMITH (as above), for the lots in town and townbounds
belonging to 1-24 of a share, bought of James STANDFIELD as executor of
George HUTCHESON June 6, 1698; also the lots belonging to 1-12 of a
share, bought of the same Nov. 2, 1698. 721


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1698 Sept. 10. Do. Robert WILSON of Crosswick Creek, Burlington
Co., yeoman, to Daniel SMITH (as above), for the town and water lots in
Burlington, belonging to 1/8 of a share, bought of John HUTCHINSON Jan. 21,
1695-6 (supra, p. 582). 722

1698-9 Feb. 27. Do. John ROGERS of Burlington Co., yeoman, to
Daniel SMITH, for the town and water lots in Burlington, part of 3-64 of a
share, bought of Joseph WOOD, son and heir of John WOOD of Bucks Co.,
Penna: Feb. 22, 1695-6, and of John FULLWOOD March 18, 1683-4. 723

1698-9 Jan. 12. Do. Micahel NEWBOLD of Mansfield Township,
Burlington Co., gent: to Daniel SMITH, for the town lots in Burlington, be-
longing to 1/8 of a share, bought by grantor's father, Michael NEWBOLD, of
Geo. HUTCHESON Jan. 29, 1677 (supra, p. 88). 724

1699-1700 March 11. Do. William BIDDLE senior of Mount Hope,
Burlington Co., gent: to Daniel SMITH, for 2 acres on the Island of Bur-
lington, part of the town lots belonging to 1 1/2 shares, bought of the trus-
tees of Edward BILLING. 725

1702 June 10. Do. Daniel LEEDS of Little Egg Harbour, W. J., to Sa-
rah ONG and her son Jacob ONG, for 100 acres in Mansfield Township, Bur-
lington Co., S. Mordecai ANDREWS, N. John HOOTON and Daniel BACON. 726

------- Jan. 11. Release. Sarah ONG of Mansfield Township to her son
Jacob ONG of the same place, of all claims &c. 727

1702-3 Feb. 6. Deed. Jocob ONG to Abraham BROWN, both of Mans-
field Township, for a plantation of 100 acres there, S. Mordecai ANDREWS,
N. John HOOTON and Daniel BACON. 727

1696 April 16. Power of attorney. John HOUSEN to Thomas BRIANT,
both of Burlington Co., as general agent. 728

1701-2 Jan. 29. Articles of agreement. Henry BECK with Joseph
SCATTERGOOD, both of Burlington Co., yeomen, about the laying out of "a
certaine prcell of Land for the Coveniency of the mill." 728

1702 Aug. 17. Copy of a deed (mortgage) made in London. Peter
SONMANS of London, merchant, son and heir of Arent SONMANS, late of
West Jersey, to Jacob OSTERLAND and John KEYSER of London, merchants,
for 20,000 acres in Burlington Co., at the head of the W. J. Society's pur-
chase above the Falls of Delaware along the partition line, touching the
long branch of Raritan River. 729

1701-2 Feb. 17. Deed. Francis COLLINS, bricklayer, to Henry COOKE,
both of Burlington Co., for 100 acres in W. J. 730

1688 July 12. Will of Francis BESWICK of Burlington. Wife Precilla,
kinsman Aaron BESWICK, kinswomand Ann, daughter of Arthur DICKASON,
and Ann, daughter of William BLAND, both of Thurnam BROW [1], Blackimore,
Co. of York, England, joint heirs of his real estate; legacies to the Qua-
ker Meetinghouse in Burlington, Thomas BUDD, Joseph POPE, James HILL.
Executors--Joseph POPE and James HILL Witnesses--Christopher WETHERILL,
John SMITH, Samuel HOUGHTON. Proved Feb. 9, 1688-9. 731

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[1] Probably Thornborough, a township in the parish of South Kilvington,
wapentake of Birdford, North Riding of York; or possibly Thornholm, near
Bridlington, East Riding of York.


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1702-3 Mar. 13. Deed. Thomas BRANSON, husbandman, to Thomas
RIDGWAY, yeoman, both of Springfield Township, Burlington Co., ofr 100
acres there. 732

1694 Dec. 2. Do. Thomas, John and Joshua PENFORD, by their attor-
ney George HUTCHESON of Burlington, distiller, to Thomas RENSHAW
of the same place, tailor, for a wharflot in Burlington, 12 f. front at low
water mark and rear on Second St. 733

1694-5 Feb. 2. Do. Mary, widow and executrix of William MYERS,
Thomas GILBERTHORPE and JOHN Bunting, trustees under the will of said
Wm. MYERS, to Thomas RENSHAW (as above), for a wharf lot in Burlington,
where the slaughter house and shop of said Wm. MYERS stood, belonging
to 1-16 of a share, 12 1/2 f. front and rear on the next street. 734

1702-3 Feb. 12. Do. Thomas RENSHAW, tailor, to Hugh Huddey,
merchant, both of Burlington, for the last two lots bought of George
HUTCHESON and Mary MYERS. 735

1702 Aug. 1. Do. Thomas WAKEFIELD, tailor, and wife Katharine, to
John MIDDLETON, husbandman, all of Eversham Township, Burlington Co.,
for 150 acres there, part of the 328 a. lot, bought by Thurlas SULAVAN,
former husband of said Katharine, of Susanna ELTON July 25, 1696; said
150 acres adjoin Wm. EUANCE and John and Wm. BOULTON. 735

1703 April 23. Do. Hugh HUDDY, merchant, to George KENDALL,
currier, both of Burlington, for the lots bought of Tho. RENSHAW (supra, p. 735). 736

1702 May 11. Do. John SNAPE of Springfield, Burlington Co., to
Daniel LEEDS of near Egg Harbour, W. J., for a plantation of 200 acres
in Springfield, at the Mountaynes. 737

1697 Dec. 25. Do. Henry GRUGG of Burlington, innholder, to Wil-
liam PANCOAST of Mansfield Township, Burlington Co., planter, for 1/2 of
1-16 of a share of W. J., bought of Mathew ALLEN January 7, 1688 (supra,
p. 522). 738

1702-3 Jan. 11. Do. John BREARLEY of Maidenhead, Burlington Co.,
yeoman, to John ROUTLEGE of Abbington Township, Philadelphia Co.,
Penna: yeoman, for 400 acres in the W. J. Socieity's 30,000 a. tract in
Burlington Co., along Delaware R. 739

1697 July 20. Do. John HOLLINGSHEAD, chandler, to Daniel SMITH,
fellmonger, both of Burlington, for a lot there of 1 acre, 20 perches, front-
ing on Wood St., W. Mary MYERS, N. grantee, bo't with a waterlot of
William BOARTON, son of John Dec. 21, 1695, and confirmed by John, son
and heir of said John BOARTON (supra, pp. 494 and 495). 740


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1701-2 Mar. 19. Do. John PELL of Great Harroden, Co. of North-
ampton, grasier, to William BILES of the Co. of Bux, Penna: for 1-30 of a
share of West Jersey, bo't of D. WILLS and Tho. OLLIVE, March 11,
1676-7. 741

1703 May 18. Do. Daniel WILLS of Burlington Co., son and heir of
Daniel WILLS, late of Northampton Co., England, John Wills of Burling-
ton Co., second son of said Daniel WILLS and one of the executors of
Thomas OLLIVE, Nathan STANBURY and wife Mary, the other executors of
said OLLIVE, to Wm. BILES, for 1-30 of a share of W. J. 741

1702-3 Feb. 11. Do. Nathaniel POPE, son of Joseph POPE of Burling-
ton, dec'd, tailor, to Daniel SMITH of the same place, butcher, for a town-
lot there of 3/4 acre, belonging to 1-24 of a share bought by Geo. NICHOLSON
of Tho: HUTCHINSON et al. June 5, 1677, and by him conveyed to said Jo-
seph POPE, December 17, 1686. 742

1702-3 Mar. 6. Do. William and John HOLLINSHEAD of Chester
Township, Burlington Co., yeomen, to Nathaniel WESTLAND, Robert
WHEELER and Hugh HUDDY, all of Burlington, merchants, for a lot in Bur-
lington, E. Wood St., W. Broad St., adjoining a lot bought for burying
ground, this lot to be used for building a church, &c. 743

1702 April 17. Do. Henry BECK to Joseph SCATTERGOOD, both of Bur-
lington Co., yeomen, for his share of the gristmill on BECK's Creek, said
Co., and half of the land on the North side of said Creek. 745

1702 Dec. 7. Do. Thomas STEPHENSON of Bucks Co., Penna: yeo-
man, to Joseph SACKETT of Newtown, Queens Co., N. Y., yeoman, for 100
acres in Burlington Co., above the Falls of Delaware R., W. said river, S.
grantee, N. grantor. 746

1702-3 Mar. 13. Do. Richard RIDGWAY Junior, yeoman, to Jeffery
CAMBS, husbandman, both of Springfield Township, Burlington Co., for
58 acres, part of the land bought by grantor and Gervas PHARO of Ananias
GANT; adjoining grantor. 747

----- --------. Power of attorney. Samuel BARKER of Barleborough [1],
Co. of Derby, England, to his kinsman William HUNT of Springfield, Burling-
ton Co., as general agent. 747

1702 Aug. 15. Deed. Isaac WATSON, yeoman, to Johanna MURFEN,
spinster, both of Nottingham, Burlington Co., for 1/2 of 1/2 of a share of W.
J., except 5,000 acres as sold by Joseph KIRKBRIDE, of Bux Co. Penna: to
John WATSON dec'd, brother of said Isaac, May 15, 1701. 748

1699 Nov. 24. Deed. The West Jersey Society, by Govr Jeremiah
BASSE, to John ROYCE, for 200 acres at Cohansey, Salem Co., on the East
side of and along Cohansy River, North side of and along Sawmill Creek,
next to Tho: BRIDGES, John WOLDING and John BUDD; 50 a. bought of Peter
ENECTSON [1]; 50 a. on the Eastside of and along Cohansy R. from the
mouth of Feller's Cr., up said creek to Mr. Bridges and the boundary line
of Panfilley Town; 80 a. also in Salem Co., on the S. E. side of Cohansie
Creek, above Edward GILMAN's house, adjoining LIPPINCOTTs. 749

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[1] Said to signify Beoria's fortified place.


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1699 Nov. 25. Do. John ROYCE to Govr Jeremiah BASSE, for the pre-
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