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twenty six rods ten links of chain thence West seventeen degrees
North seventy eight rods to his other piece of land thence by his s^
land North seventy five degrees East thirty four rods eighteen links
of chain to ye highway that leads from ye Brushey Plain to Hunt-
ingtown Bounds at a certain oak tree which standeth on ye South
side of s^ highway thence from s^ tree by s'^ highway fifty rods ye
course bearing South seventy two degrees one half East thence
North thirty seven degrees East four rods thence Southeast twenty
six rods nine links of chain thence South sixty six degrees East
thirteen rods five links of chain to the first bounds Containing
seventeen Acres forty two rods of land

[p. 101]— Anno 1732 Apriel ye 28th day N^ 80

Laid out to Amos Powell on his right a piece of land lying at ye
North end of Richard Powells land and it lyeth at ye forke or
division of ye highway where one part goeth to ye Round Swamp
Road (this word canceled in original) and ye other part to Hunt-
ingtown bounds Beginning at ye North corner hereof at a white
oak sapling thence running South seventy two degrees one half
East thirty four rods and three links of chain to a(n) oak tree being
— (p. 198) — ye Northeast corner hereof thence running South
twenty five degrees West forty six rods five links of chain thence
North seventy degrees West thirty eight rods thence North twenty
five degrees East three rods thence North eighty seven degrees and
one half East eleven rods to a red oak tree thence running North
seventeen degrees one half East thirty six rods to the first bounds
Containing within ye s'^ bounds eight acres one hundred and two
rods of land



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Amos Powell has laid out upon his right 178 Acres 3^" 17 rods
of land

[p. 102]— AVino 1734 March ye 25 day (N" not given)

Laid out to Amos Powell upon his right a piece of Brushey Plain
land lying at the West end of his land N" 78

Beginning at a corner of his Great piece near the Southeast of
this field at the poynt so called and Northward of the Country
Road and from said corner running South twenty eight degrees and
one half West twenty three rods and one half to the North side of
the Country Road and thence running by the North side of the
Country Road North seventy eight degrees West by the map about
ninty rods to a stake between this lot and N° 87 and thence North
fourteen degrees East (running between two wells including one
of them) forty five rods and ten links of chain to a stake standing
Northward of said wells and thence running South seventy seven
degrees East fifty nine rods to his other Great piece first men-
tioned and thence by said lot N^ 78 Southerly and thence Easterly
to the first bounder (as may more at large appear by the general
Map) Including within the said bounds Twenty Acres of Brushey
Plain lands
20 Acres

A table of the course and distance of the above said piece of
land all around Beginning at ye same corner Thence S 28|° W
23^ rods



(^. 199)— N 78.


W. 90


N 14.


E 45 10 L


S 77


E 59 to ye former land and then


ner land. S 35


W 3.20


S 3


W 25.17


E 1


S 30.8 to the first bounder Con-



taining 20 A of Brushey Plain Land

[p. 103]— Anno 1739 ye 15*^ of 10 M° (December) N° 84

Then laid out Lawrence Losee under Amos Powells right three
quarters of an acre of land being part of the lot N° 84, the other
part of the lot was laid out under the right of Thomas Whitson in
page 18 where the same is cited, the bounds of the whole is there
described and bounded on the North and West by the lot N° 85
that was laid out to James Smith on ye East end three rods wide
joyning to the lot N° 78 that was laid out to Amos Powell bounded
South by lot N° 83 and containing in the piece under both rights
1 A 2 Q"" 31^ R as by the general card may appear
f A. OR.

(End of Amos Powell's land record; p. 200-203 blank)



Appendix 615

{p. 204)— {'^. 110]— MOSES POWELLS RIGHT

Is ye seventh part of his Father Thomas Powells Right Deceased

[p. 1 1 1 ]— Anno 1732 ye 4*^ of 2 Month {April) N'' 22

Laid out to Moses Powell on his right a piece of land lying ad-
joyning partly on ye West by Thomas Whitsons land at his Little
field so called Beginning at ye Northeast corner of this same piece
at an oak tree and from said tree running North seventy eight de-
grees West thirty eight rods twenty links of chain thence South
fifty one degrees West twenty four rods ten links of chain thence
South fourteen degrees West fifty two rods thence running South
nine degrees one half West fifteen rods and sixteen links of chain
to an white oak tree marked being ye Northeast corner of Thomas
Whitsons Little field thence running ye same course seventy five
rods and five links of chain further to a red oak sapling marked
standing in ye partition line between this piece and s rods nine links of
chain thence South ten degrees one half East fifty rods ten links
of chain to a large Chestnut — (/>. 205) — tree standing in the swamp
on ye South side of ye run of water that essueth {issues) out of the
mirey place thence South fifty one degrees East sixteen rods to a
red oak tree that stands on ye Northeast corner of Moses field
thence running Westwardly and Southwardly and Eastwardly by
his said field to the highway which said field is here after recorded
with its situation limitation and quantity of land with its number
which is twenty four in number thence running from ye Southeast
corner of s^ field at ye West side of the highway afores'^ South
twenty degrees West seven rods eighteen links of chain thence South
thirty degrees East twenty four rods fifteen links of chain thence
South twenty six degrees East twenty three rods thence South nine
degrees one half East fourteen rods one half a rod thence South
thirteen degrees one half West forty eight rods thence runnning
North seventy six degrees forty five minuts West ninty four rods
to ye Southeast corner of his other piece afore recorded from
thence running on a direct straight line to the first bounder Con-
taining eighty one acres three quarters and twelve rods of land



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[p. 113]— Anno 1732 ye S'^ of 2'^ M° (April) N" 24

Laid out to Moses Powell on his right a piece of land lying
below the Mirey Place on the West side of the highway that leads
from Bethpage to Moses his house Beginning at the Northeast
corner of s'^ piece or field at a red oak tree marked standing on ye
West side of the highway thence running by said (highway, this
word in pencil)— South eleven degrees one half East twenty two
rods four links of chain thence by the highway South twenty degrees
West nineteen rods and twelve links of chain thence from ye high-
way running South eighty three degrees one half West thirty five
rods thence North three degrees and one half West thirty six rods
thence running directly on a straight line to ye first bounds Con-
taining seven acres sixty two rods of land

(p. 206)— Anno 1732 Apriel ye 3'^ day N° 32

Laid out to Moses Powell on his right a piece of land lying at ye
head of the mirey place Beginning at a Chestnut tree standing on
ye Southwest side of the highway that leads from Elisha Powells
to ye Great Plains being a corner bounder between this piece and
EHsha's land and from s'^ tree running North thirty three degrees
West thirty rods two links of chain thence South seventy six de-
grees one half West fifty three rods ten links of chain thence South
twenty five degrees East forty rods thence on a direct straight line
to ye first bounder Containing within the bounds twelve acres and
five rods of ground

[p. 114]— Anno 1732 ye 17*^ of 1 M° (March) N° 31

Laid out to Moses Powell on his right the land whereon his house
now standeth being at and part of the mirey place Beginning at a
certain white oak sapling being Elisha Powells corner standing in
ye swamp at the head of the mirey place and running by his other
last described land South sixty four degrees and one half West
twelve rods and one half thence running by his s«^ land North twenty
five degrees West forty rods to a white oak sapling thence running
South forty degrees West thirty rods and one half thence South
eleven degrees one half East twenty nine rods to a red oak tree
thence South forty six degrees and one half East twenty seven
rods and six links of chain to Elisha's land thence by Elisha's land
to the white oak sapling marked at ye first bounder hereof Con-
taining within this piece ten acres one half an acre and nineteen
rods of land and swamp

(p. 207)— Moses Powell has 179 acres & 15 Rods of land laid out
upon his right

Memorandum That at the decease of Amos Powell then Moses
Powell was vested with the one sixth part of the right of his Father
Thomas Powell deceased and before any further division was



Appendix 617

accomplished Moses Powell sold all his right of lands both divided
and lotted unto Joseph Prior in the purchase of Bethpage so that
Joseph Prior now holds the right of Moses Powell

[p. 115]— Anno 1755 N° 114

Laid out a piece of land unto Joseph Prior lying joyning to the
old lotted land in the Half Mile Island Beginning at the West cor-
ner of the half mile Island of the lot N° 54 and thence running
North forty nine degrees West six rods and twenty two links
thence North sixteen degrees and one half East twelve rods and
twenty links and thence North thirty degrees West thirty nine rods
and twenty links and thence North seventy two degrees East Forty
one rods and fifteen links thence North forty degrees East seven-
teen rods and seventeen links thence North seventy two degrees
liast twenty five rods and ten links and thence South sixteen de-
grees and one half East five rods to the old lot first mentioned and
thence on a straight line by the same ninty eight rods and one half
to the first bounds Including within the same fourteen Acres and
twenty two sq*^ rods of land
14 A. 22 R.

Anno 1754 N" 115

Laid out to Joseph Prior a piece of land lying joyning to the
road that leads from Bethpage to the North part of the purchase
on the East side thereof Beginning three rods Southward of the
Southwest corner of the lot N° 53 and thence running South thirty
two degrees West — (p. 208) — eighty one rods to Henry Whitsons
land thence Sovith fifty eight degrees East forty six rods to John
Powells land and thence North forty three degrees and one half
East one hundred and ten rods and thence North eighty degrees
West thirty seven rods to a highway going between this lot (of three
rods wide) and the old lot N° 53 and thence by the highway South
fifty three degrees and one half West seven rods thence continuing
by the highway North sixty two degrees West thirty three rods to
the first bounds Including within the same thirty eight acres one
quarter and seventeen rods of land
2>d> A. 1 Q. 17 R.

[p. 116]— Anno 1755 N" 116

Laid out to Joseph Prior a piece of land lying the East side of
the hills Beginning at the Northwest corner of a piece of land
laid out to Wait Powell N° 94 entered in page 90 and from thence
South sixty 'two degrees one hundred and nineteen rods by Wait
Powells land thence North thirty seven degrees and one half East
sixteen rods and one third to Huntington path North three degrees
West sixteen rods and two thirds and thence North sixty two
degrees West one hundred and fourteen rods thence South thirty



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six degrees and one half West ten rods to a red oak sapling South
twenty three degrees West twenty rods and one half to the first
bounder Containing twenty two acres one half and eighteen sq"^
rods
22 Acres. 2 Q. 18 R.

Anno 1755 N° 117

Laid out to Joseph Prior a piece of land lying between three
highways, the one leading (from) the Meeting House to Whitsons
Great field the second turns out of that path and goes to John
Powell's land and another crosses the two highway or leads from
one to the other at the North end of this piece The first bounder is
three rods Westward from the Northwest corner of Wait Powell's
lot N° 93 and is the Southeast corner of this piece on ye West side
of the road to Whitsons Great field and from the said— (/). 209)—
corner North thirty two degrees by the highway fifty four rods
thence North forty nine degrees and one half East thirty six rods
and one half to the cross highway thence by the cross highway
South eighty seven degrees West twenty three rods thence North
fifty four degrees and three quarters West thirty four rods to the
highway going to John Powells land and thence by the highway
South five degees and one half West eighty six rods and ten links
thence three rods to the first bounds Containing eleven Acres one
quarter and sixteen sq"" rods of land
11 Acres 1 Q. 16 R.

[p. 117]— Anno 1755 N° 118

Laid out to Joseph Prior a piece of land at the North end of lot
N° 21 Beginning at ye North corner of said old lot at a white
oak tree and a large chestnut tree near it thence running by the
old lot West nine degrees and one half South thirty rods and
eleven links thence North ten degrees and one quarter West four-
teen rods and seven Hnks thence North sixty degrees East thirty
one rods and ten links thence North fourteen degrees and one half
East thirty one rods to a red oak sapling thence North seventy five
degrees and one third East eight rods and twenty two hnks to a red
oak sapling thence South twelve degrees and one half West forty
two rods and twenty links thence South eight degrees West fifteen
rods and sixteen links to the first bounds Containing five acres
three quarters and twenty four rods of land
5 Acres 3 Q. 24 R.

Anno 1755 N° 119

Laid out to Joseph Prior a piece of land lying Northward of his
Barn Beginning at the North corner of the lot N° 32 at a red
oak tree and thence running by the highway described in the map
Westerly until it meets or comes to the highway leading from the



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Appendix 619

Meeting House to the Round Swamp and thence Southerly by the
same twenty three rods and twenty links to a white oak a bounder
of the lot N° 31 and thence Easterly by lot N° 31 and lot— (/>. 210)
— N° 32 to the first bounds Containing three Acres three quarters
and twenty seven sq'' rods of land the courses and distances is more
at large described by the general map
3 A. 3Q. 27 R.

Here Note that before any further division was made in Beth-
page Joseph Prior sold all his right to Samuel Willits and he suc-
ceeded in the ensuing division except his right in the Rim of Woods
or Hendricksons purchase which now belongs to Henry Waters

[p. 118]— Anno 1768 (A^" not given)

Laid out to Samuel Willits upon the right he bought of Joseph
Prior one piece of land lying between Wait Powells South path
and Huntington old path and joyning to the Northside of Nicolls
path Beginning at the Southermost corner where Waits South path
crosses Nicolls path thence running by Nicolls path South eighty
three degrees and one half West about twelve rods thence North
about sixty degrees West about thirty five rods to Huntington path
this line not being measured thence North thirty five degrees East
fifty six rods thence North fifty degrees East about twenty rods
thence South six degrees and one half West about twenty six rods
thence (by) a South line forty seven rods and an half to the place
of beginning Containing within the said bounds eleven Acres and
eight square rods

Recorded by order of the proprietors this 31 day of January Anno
Domini 1770 by me
1 1 Acres Q*" 8 R. Solomon Ketcham

1768 (N" not given)

Laid out to Samuel Willits one piece of land joyning to the East
side of Huntington old path and running Eastward to the Baiting
Place land Beginning at the Southwest corner joyning to Joshua
Powells land and to Huntington old path thence running by that
path North thirty four degrees and one third East thirty one rods
and one half thence North fifty three degrees East— (p. 211) —
about twenty one rods to John Pearsalls land thence South sixty
two degrees and three quarters East to the Baiting Place land
thence South thirty four degrees West about two rods thence South
sixteen degrees West about forty seven rods to Joshua Powells
land thence running by his land North sixty two degrees and three
quarters West to Huntington path at the place of Beginning Con-
taining within the said bounds forty eight acres two quarters and
five rods Recorded by order of the proprietors this 31 day of
January 1770 by me
48 A. 2 Q. 5 R. Solomon Ketcham



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[p. ii9]_Anno 1768 i^" not given)

Laid out to Samuel Willits one piece of land joyning to the
South side of the road that leads from Rowland Pearsalls to
Thomas Pearsall's Southward from Whitsons Island Beginning
at the Eastermost point joyning to the South side of the said high-
way thence running South forty seven degrees West twenty five
rods thence South twelve degrees West eight rods and one third
thence South seventy five degrees West eight rods and twenty two
links thence South thirteen degrees and a half West thirty one
rods thence South fifty nine degrees and a third West thirty one
rods and ten links to Rowland Pearsalls land thence by said land
North thirty degrees and two thirds West to the highway which is
above mentioned thence by the said highway to the place of begin-
ning Containing within the said bounds ten acres one quarter and
ten square rods Recorded by order of the proprietors this 31 day
of January 1770 by me
10 A. 1 Q. 10 R. Solomon Ketcham

(p. 212)— 1768 (N" not given)

Laid out to Samuel Willits one piece of land joyning to the
North side of the highway called Joshua Powells Plain Hay path
Beginning seventy two rods and fifteen links Southwestward from
Mannat Hill path at the North side of the said Plain Hay path
thence running by Joshua Powells land North thirty nine degrees
and one half West one hundred and sixty rods to Richard Powells
land thence by his land South thirty one degrees and a third West
one hundred and seventy seven rods to the said Plain Hay path
thence running Eastwardly by said path to the place of beginning
Containing within the said bounds ninty eight Acres three quar-
ters and twenty rods Recorded by order of the proprietors this
fifth day of February 1770 by me
98 A. 3 Q. 20 R. Solomon Ketcham

(probably 1768) {N" not given)

Laid out to Samuel Willits a piece of land lying between Hunt-
ington path and Nicolls path Beginning where the two paths parts
thence running North fifty four degrees East by Huntington path
forty eight rods to his other land thence by his other land South-
eastwardly to Nicolls path thence by said Nicolls path South eighty
three degrees and a half West to the place of beginning Contain-
ing within the said bounds three acres more or less Recorded by
order of the proprietors this fifth day of February 1770 by me

Solomon Ketcham

{p. 213)— [p. 120]— Anno 1768



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