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west corner of the said old lot thence running North seventeen
degrees East fifteen rods and six links thence North by the course
of the old lot ninty eight rods thence North eighty five degrees East
twenty four rods and nine links of chain by said old lot thence leav-
ing the old lot and running North forty seven degrees and one half
West eighty four rods and three quarters to a stake the Southeast
corner of the lot N° 69 thence by that lot North fifty five degrees
West twelve rods twenty links of chain to the lot N° 66 thence by
that lot South sixteen degrees and one half West fifty one rods to a
black oak tree thence South fifteen degrees East one hundred and
eighteen rods to a line formerly fixed by Thomas Whitson between
his sons thence East thirty six degrees and one half South thirty
rods to the first bounds Containing forty two acres one quarter and
thirty five rods of land to be divided amongst — {p. 91) — them
as is described in the foregoing page 46
Recorded and surveyed by order of the proprietors by
42 A. IQ. 35 R. Samuel Willis

[p. 48]— Anno 1755 ye 17 of 1 M" N° 109

Laid out to Philena Powell, David Whitson, Daniel Powell,
Phebe Powell, Amey Willets, Thomas Pearsall, Sarah Powell and
Jacob Willets a piece of land lying joyning to the North side of
Thomas Whitsons division line upon the hills at an oak tree in the
line thence Northwesterly to the Southeast corner of the old lot N°
65 being sixteen rods and one half thence by the old lot South eighty
one degrees and one half West sixty rods and sixteen Hnks to an-
other turn or corner of the old lot and thence beginning again at
ye first bounds and running South sixty degrees West eighty rods
and thence South seventy degrees West until it bears South twenty



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one degrees and one half West from the turn or corner of the old

lot at the letter "A" Containing by computation fourteen acres

and to be divided amongst the persons above mentioned as is exprest

in ye forty six foregoing

Surveyed and recorded by the proprietors order by

14 Acres. Samuel Willis

[p. 50]— April ye 11th N° 170

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying Northward and
Westward of his homestead Beginning at the Northwest corner
thereof" and thence running South eighty two degrees and two
thirds East thirty nine rods and eighteen links of chain to a high-
way that leads along the East side of John's homestead being the
Northeast corner of John's homestead and thence across the high-
way North twenty degrees and one half East eleven rods and twenty
links to an old lot N° 19 thence by that lot North five degrees West
forty four rods thence North seventy nine degrees and one half
West fifteen rods and thence South seventy one degrees West
twenty rods to a white oak sapling thence South thirty six degrees
West twenty two rods and twenty links and thence South forty six
degrees West one hundred and sixteen rods — (p. 92) — thence
North fifty three degrees and one half West thirty four rods thence
North thirty five degrees and one half West twenty four rods and
thence South fifty four degrees and one half West twenty five
rods thence South seventeen degrees and one third East twenty six
rods and thence South six degrees East thirty two rods and twenty
links thence South thirty eight degrees and one half East seven
rods thence South fifty two degrees and one quarter East twenty
rods and seventeen links of chain thence South sixty degrees East
eighteen rods and fourteen links thence South fifty four degrees
East eighteen rods and twenty two links to a red oak a West corner
of his homestead thence North forty three degrees East sixty four
rods twenty two links of chain and thence North thirty degi'ees
and one half East eighty nine rods to the first bounds Containing
seventy acres one half and fifteen rods of land, but it is to be un-
derstood that there is a highway to cross the Northeast end of this
land as is figured in the general map of two rods wide And also a
highway from the highway that goes to Nathaniel Whitsons from
Bethpage so as to go to Thomas Powells lot N° 20 as the path now
goes And also a small highway from the Northwest corner of the
old lot N° 19 to go to the highway that leads to the old lot N° 21
being two rods wide as it is pricked ofif in the general map
Recorded and surveyed by order of the proprietors by
70 Acres. 2Q. 15 R. Samuel Willis

[p. 51]— Anno 1755 NM71 & 172

Laid out to John Powell two pieces of land lying joyning to-



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gether Eastward of Whitsons Great field and joyning to the Bait-
ing Place purchase Beginning at a forked walnut sapling which
is the Southeast bounds of an old lot formerly laid out to Isaac
Powell being the lot N° 47 and from the forked walnut running by
the old lot as the course now bears North twenty one degrees West
seventy five rods and ten links of chain across both lots to a small
piece laid out to John Whitson thence North — {p. 93) — seventy
five degrees East forty rods and thence South twenty one degrees
East twenty eight rods and ten links and thence North seventy
five degrees East fifty one rods and eight links to the highway
going between Bethpage and the Baiting Place purchase thence
South forty seven degrees East sixteen rods to a black oak tree
thence South thirty three degrees East to another black oak tree
and thence South twenty two and three quarters East sixteen rods
and ten links of chain to a red oak tree thence South one degree and
one half East eleven rods and ten links to a white oak thence West
twelve rods and one half thence South thirteen degrees West fif-
teen rods and seven links thence South eighteen degrees and one
half West forty seven rods and fifteen links to a highway leading
up by the South side of Whitsons Great field and thence by said
highway as it runs these following courses and distances to the first
bounds First North sixty three degrees West thirty four rods and
fifteen links thence North twenty seven degrees and a quarter West
sixteen rods and thence North seventy five degrees and one third
West twenty five rods to the first bounds, which said bounds include
two pieces of land adjoyning viz N° 171 containing twenty one acres
forty two rods and N° 172 containing twenty eight acres making
together forty nine acres and forty two square rods of land
Recorded by order of the proprietors by

Samuel Willis
N^ 171 21 A. 1 Q. 2 R. ; N° 172 28 Acres, both pieces 49 A. 1 Q. 2 R.

[p. 52]— Anno 1755 N" 173

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying between the West
highway that goes to Whitsons Great field and an old lot laid out
to his Father N° 37 Beginning at a corner of his old lot and thence
running by his old lot as the course now goes South fifty six de-
grees and three quarters West forty seven rods to a highway that
goes out of the above said highway to Joshua Powells pond and
thence by the last mentioned highway South seventy degrees and
one half East seventeen rods to the first mentioned highway and
thence by the same North fifty degrees and one quarter East twenty
four rods to Henry Whitsons land and thence — (p. 94) — by his
land North sixteen degrees East sixteen rods to the first bounds
Containing two acres one half and seventeen rods of land
Recorded bv order of the proprietors by
2 A. 2Q. 17 R. Samuel Willis



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Anno 1755 N^ 174

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying Southwestward
from the pine hill Beginning one rod and twenty links North-
westerly from the Northwest corner of the old lot N° 51 and thence
running South thirty two degrees and a quarter West thirteen rods
and twenty links to David Whitsons land and thence by his land
North fifty four degrees and one half West one hundred and ninety
five rods and thence North twenty seven degrees West thirteen
rods and fourteen links thence South eighty seven degrees East
twenty eight rods and seventeen links thence South fifty eight de-
grees and one half East ninty rods thence South thirty six degrees
East thirty three rods and twenty links and thence South forty two
degrees and one half East fifty three rods and one half to the first
bounds Containing within the same thirty three acres one quarter
and fifteen rods of land This tract lyeth on the South Side of
Conklings path
Recorded by order of the proprietors by

33 Acres. 1 Q. 15 R. Samuel Willis

[p. 53]— Anno 1755 N« 175

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying the Northeast and
Northwest of his old lot N° 39 Beginning at the North corner of
said lot and thence running by the same as the course now bears
South forty three degrees and one half West seventy three rods and
one half to Henry Whitsons land and thence North fifty eight de-
grees West twenty one rods to Joseph Priors land and thence by his
land North forty three degrees and one half East one hundred and
seventeen rods and five links of chain to John Whitsons land and
thence by his land South forty six degrees and one half EJast one
hundred and one rods and nine links of chain to a highway South
thirty three — (p. 95) — degrees West thirty nine rods and seven
links of chain to John Powells former land and thence by his for-
mer land as the course now bears North forty six degrees and one
half West eighty nine rods to the first bounds Containing thirty
four Acres one half and eight sq'' rods of land
Recorded by order of the proprietors by

34 A. 2Q. 8R. Samuel Willis

Anno 1755 (N" not given)

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land Beginning about four rods
Northward from the Southwest corner of his Littlefield thence run-
ning North seventeen degrees and a half East eighty four rods and
twelve links thence North seventy seven degrees and a third West
about four rods thence South twenty two degrees West seventy five
rods thence South fifty three degrees East twelve rods and three
quarters to the place of beginning Containing within the said bounds
four acres of land



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Recorded by order of the proprietors by me

4 Acres. Solomon Ketcham

[p. 54]— Anno 1755 N° 176

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying Southeast of Whit-
sons Great field and extends down Eastward to the Brushy plains
Beginning at the South side of a highway that leads down from the
Southeast corner of Whitsons Great field Southeasterly to the
Baiting Place between this piece and the other two pieces laid out to
John and recorded in page fifty one the first bounder is a chestnut
sapling by the plain edge and thence running South twenty three
degrees and two thirds West thirty three rods and five links of chain
and thence South twelve degrees West fifteen rods and seven links
thence South forty one degrees West eighty one rods and three links
and thence South six degrees West two rods to a small lot of land
laid out to John Pearsall and thence by that land North sixty two
degrees West one hundred and seven rods to a small highway and
thence by — (p. 96) — Same North two degrees West forty six rods
to another highway (by the South side of Whitsons Great field) and
thence by said last mentioned highway North sixty degrees East
sixty eight rods thence (all the way by the highway to the first
bounds in the following courses and distances) viz North seventy
degrees East forty six rods and thence South seventy five degrees
and one third East twenty five rods thence South twenty seven de-
grees and one half East sixteen rods thence South sixty three de-
grees East thirty six rods to the first bounder Containing ninety
three Acres one half and seventeen rods of land,
Recorded by order of the proprietors by
93 Acres. 2 Q. 17 R. Samuel WilUs

[p. 55]— Anno 1755 N° 184

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying near the plain and
Southward of Robert Shadbolts land leaving a highway between of
two rods wide, Beginning at the Southeast corner of said piece
joyning to the Whitsons land and thence running by Whitsons land
North sixty four degrees and one third West sixty nine rods and
thence North twenty degrees and one half East thirty seven rods
and ten links to the highway between this piece and Robert Shad-
bolts land and thence by the South side of the highway South fifty
degrees and one half East eleven rods and one half and thence con-
tinuing by said highway South sixty seven degrees East forty three
rods and thence departing from the highway and running South one
degree and one quarter West forty rods to the first bounds contain-
ing within the bounds twelve acres and one hundred forty seven
rods,

Recorded by order of the proprietors by
12 A. 3Q. 27 R. Samuel Willis



Appendix 571

1768 Here Note that before any more land was laid out to John
Powell he sells one eighth part of his right to Abraham Wonsor
Laid out to Abraham Wonser — (/>. 97) — upon the right he bought
of John Powell one hundred acres of land lying at the Southeast
point of Bethpage purchase joyning to the West side of Massapegue
hollow

Beginning at the South point or corner near the slow {slough) of
water thence running North twenty one degrees and two thirds East
fifty rods thence North fifty seven degrees and a quarter East twenty
one rods thence North twenty one degrees and two thirds East fifty
one rods thence North thirty six degrees East fifty nine rods to
Seketogue path thence North twenty five degrees and two thirds
East thirty six rods thence North thirty six degrees and one half
East fifty two rods thence North thirty eight degrees East forty
eight rods and one half thence North thirty four degrees and one
half East forty rods to the East or Northeast corner of this said hun-
dred acres all the above mentioned courses running by Mesepege
hollow thence running again North fifty five degrees and a half
West forty eight rods and seventeen links thence running South
thirty four degrees and two thirds West three hundred and twenty
rods to the highway that leads — [p. 56] — from Isaac Powells house
to Huntington West Neck thence running by said road South thirty
two degrees and one quarter East twenty five rods thence South
thirty nine degrees and one quarter East forty one rods to the place
of beginning Containing within the said bounds one hundred acres as
first before mentioned Recorded by order of the proprietors by me,
Entered January the 30*'' 1770

Anno 1768 100 Acres. Solomon Ketcham

1768 Here note that John Powell having sold to Abraham
Wansor one eighth part of his right, Therefore laid out to John
Powell one piece of land joyning to the South side of NicoUs path
and joyning to the Baiting Place purchase Beginning at the North-
ermost corner of Abraham Wansers hundred acres thence running
South fifty five degrees and one half East forty eight rods and seven-
teen links to s'* Baiting place purchase thence running by the said
— (p. 98) — Baiting place purchase North thirty fonr degrees and
one half East six rods and fifteen links thence North twenty six
degrees and one third East eighty three rods thence North twenty
five degrees East seventy three rods to Nicolls path thence South
sixty eight degrees and two thirds West sixty rods thence South
eighty degrees West twenty two rods thence South seventy degrees
and a quarter West forty rods thence South seventy four degrees
and one quarter West thirty six rods thence South seventy degrees
and one half West seventy five rods thence South eighty three de-
grees and one half West seventy five rods thence South eighty three
degrees and one half West seventy eight rods and seven links to



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Wait Powells Seketogue path thence South forty five degrees and
one half East one hundred and four rods from the middle of Nicolls
path thence South forty nine degrees East fifty two rods thence
South thirty three degrees East about twenty rods to Abraham
Wansers land thence running North thirty four degrees and two
thirds East about one hundred rods to the place of beginning Con-
taining within the said bounds one hundred and forty seven acres
and seventeen sq"" rods Recorded by order of the proprietors this
30*'' day of January 1770 by me
147 Acres. Q. 17 Rds. Solomon Ketcham

[p. 57]— Anno 1768 (N" not given)

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying to the South side of
Nicolls path or Country Road and lying between the two Seketogue
path Beginning at the Northeast corner where Wait Powells
Seketogue path crosses Nicolls path thence running South eighty
three degrees and one half West eighty four rods to Wait Powells
South path thence South thirty three rods thence South eleven
degrees and one third East eighty six rods to the Southernmost
Seketogue path thence South sixty five degrees East eighty nine
rods thence South seventy degrees and two thirds East about sixty
nine rods to Abraham Wansers thence North thirty four degrees and
— (p. 99) — and (sic) two thirds East about seventy six rods to
Wait Powells Seketogue path thence North thirty three degrees
West about twenty rods and a half thence North forty nine degrees
West fifty two rods thence North forty five degrees and a half
West one hundred and two rods and a half to the place of beginning
Containing within the said bounds one hundred and forty five acres
two quarters and eight rods Recorded by order of the proprietors
this 30^^ day of January Anno Domini 1770 by me
145 Acres. 2 Q. 8 Rods. Solomon Ketcham

Anno 1768 {N° not given)

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land lying between the South-
ermost Seketogue Path and Wait Powells South path Beginning at
the Southermost corner joyning to the East side of Isaac Powells
South path at the Southwest corner of Abraham Wansers 100
acres of land thence running North thirty four degrees and two
thirds East about one hundred and thirty six rods to Seketogue
path thence North seventy degrees and two thirds West about sixty
eight rods thence North sixty five degrees West eighty nine rods
to Wait Powells South path thence South fourteen degrees East
about twenty four rods thence South twenty four degrees East 37
rods then S 15|° E eighty rods to Isaac Powells South path then
South thirty seven degrees and one half East forty rods to Abraham
Wansers land at the place of beginning Containing within the said
bounds sixty five Acres one quarter and two rods Recorded by



Appendix 573

order of the proprietors this 30*'' day of January Anno Domini

1770 by me

65 Acres 1 Qr. 2 Rods. Solomon Ketcham

[p. 58]— Anno 1768 (A^" not given)

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land in the point between Isaac
Powells South path and Jones line at the South point of the pur-
chase a little South or Southwest from Abraham Wansers house
Beginning at the South or Southeast corner or point thence running
Northwesterly by Isaac Powells South path one hundred and thir-
teen — (p. 100) — rods as the path goes thence running South nine-
teen degrees and a third West to Jones his line thence running
South eighty five degrees and one third East to the place of begin-
ning Containing within the said bounds twenty six Acres three
quarters and twelve rods Recorded by order of the proprietors this
30*^^ day of January Anno Domini 1770 by me
36 A. 3 Q. 12 R. Solomon Ketcham

1768 {N° not given)

Laid out to John Powell one piece of land being the Norther-
most piece joyning to the Baiting Place Purchase Beginning at
the Southwest corner of this said piece of land thence running
North forty degrees East eighty one rods and ten links thence North
ten degrees and a quarter East fifteen rods and seven links thence
North twenty two degrees and a quarter East thirty four rods
thence North two degrees West four rods wide across the highway
thence North eighteen degrees East forty seven rods thence North
twelve degrees and a quarter East fifteen rods and a quarter thence
North eighty nine degrees East twelve rods and a half to the Bait-
ing place lands thence South four degrees West thirty three rods
thence South twenty two degrees and one half West twenty rods
thence South two degrees and three quarters West thirteen rods
thence South fourteen degrees East eighty rods thence South four
degrees East about eighty seven rods to the highway one rod and a
half wide thence running by the said highway North sixty two
degrees and three quarters West to the place of beginning Contain-
ing within the said bounds sixty seven Acres two quarters and
twenty seven rods Recorded by order of the proprietors this 30*''
day of January Anno Dom 1770 by me
67 A. 20. 27 R. Solomon Ketcham

{p. 101)— [-p. 192]— Anno 1768 {N^ not given)

Laid out to John Powell one piece of land joyning to the North-
east side of Mannat hill path and joyning to the South part of Joshua
Powells Lotted land at the half mile Island Beginning at the South
corner thereof where the new highway turns out Northward from
Mannat hill path thence running North forty seven degrees East



574 'Appendix

sixty two rods and a half thence North fifty two degrees West thirty
rods and twenty Hnks to another highway two rods wide, thence
running by s"* highway South fifty five degrees West twenty six
rods to Mannat hill path thence South thirty three degrees and a
quarter East fifty nine rods thence South twenty six degrees and
two thirds East twenty six rods and a half thence South twenty
two degrees East ten rods to the place of beginning Containing
within the said bounds twenty four acres and sixteen square rods
Recorded by order of the proprietors this first day of February
1770 by me
24 A. 16 R. Solomon Ketcham

1768 {N" not given)

Laid out to John Powell a small piece of land in the fork of the
paths a little Southward of Daniel Powells house the one path lead-
ing to Samuel Willits the other leading to Joshua Powells and
Thomas Pearsalls being all the land in the fork of the said paths
lying Southward of Daniel Powells lotted land Containing in said
small piece one acre one quarter and thirty two rods of land Re-
corded by order of the proprietors this first day of February 1770
by me

1 A. 1 Q*". 32 R. Solomon Ketcham

Laid out to John Powell a small piece of land a little Eastward of
Thomas Pearsalls house upon the hill Beginning at the West part
thereof thence running South twenty degrees East ten rods thence
South eighty two degrees fifteen rods and five links then beginning
again at the first place of beginning and running North forty one
degrees — {p. 102) — ^East eleven rods thence running again South
eighty two degrees East fifteen rods and five links thence running
Southwardly a straight line to the East end of the fifteen rods and
five links first mentioned Containing within the said bounds two
acres of land Recorded by order of the proprietors this first day of
February 1770 by me

2 Acres. Solomon Ketcham

[p. 193]— Anno 1768 {N" not given)

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land joyning to Jones land
called Jones his line and to the head of Oysterbay West Neck
Beginning at the Southwest corner forty rods Eastward from the
Southeast corner of that tract of land called the Rim of Woods
joyning to the land of Jacob Tatton thence running by his land
North two thirds of a degree East fifty six rods and seventeen links
thence South eighty nine degrees and one third East twenty one
rods thence North two thirds of a degree East one hundred and
twenty five rods to Hempstead Road thence running by said Road
North eighty two degrees East forty seven rods to the land of Isaac



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Powell thence running by his land Southwardly to the Southwest
corner thereof thence by his land again South eighty five degrees
and a third East twenty two rods and six Hnks to a piece of common
land thence running by said common land South four degrees and
two thirds West eighty rods to Jones his line thence running West-
wardly by Jones line at the head of Oysterbay West Neck to the
place of beginning Containing within the said bounds eighty four
acres one quarters and twenty three rods Recorded by order of
the proprietors this fifth day of February 1770 by me
84 A. 1 Q. 23 R. Solomon Ketcham

{p. 103)—176S (No not given)

Laid out to John Powell a piece of land joyning to the North side
of Hempstead Road Beginning at the Southwest Corner by said
road joyning to the land of Daniel Hendrickson thence running
North two thirds of a degree East thirty one rods and two links
thence North eighty nine degrees and a third West fifteen rods
thence North two thirds of a degree East to the land of Thomas
Pearsall thence East ninety five rods to the land of Isaac Powell
thence by his land Southwardly to the highway called Hempstead
Road thence South eighty two degrees West forty seven rods thence



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