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[p. 133]— Anno 1732 ye 17*^ of 1 W^iMarch) N° 34

Laid out to Joshua Powell on his right a piece of land lying joyn-
ing partly on his pond piece and joyns on ye North end of EHsha
Powells homestead where his house standeth Beginning at a white
oak tree being the Northeast corner of his pond piece thence by his
other land at ye pond running South thirty nine degrees West thirty
one rods and one half a rod to Elisha's corner thence by Elisha's
land South sixty seven degrees one half East thirty six rods thence
North eight degrees and one half East thirty one rods and one half
a rod thence North sixty seven degrees one half West twenty rods
to the first bounds Containing within the bounds five acres of land

Anno 1732 ye 4th of 2 M° (April) N° 35

Laid out to Joshua Powell on his right a piece of land lying at a
place called ye pond Northward of Elisha Powells house Beginning
at ye same white oak tree standing at ye Northeast corner of this
piece and from thence running North seventy degrees West fifty
rods and four links of chain thence South fifty one degrees and one
half West sixty three rods and four links of chain to a white oak
tree thence South thirty nine degrees East sixty eight rods to a
bunch of Chestnut bushes thence North thirty nine degrees East
ninty three rods and twenty one links of Chain to the first bounds
Containing twenty nine Acres and eight rods of ground

(p. 245)— [p. 134]— 1732 ye 17*^ of 1 M° (March) N" 48

Laid out to Joshua Powell on his right a piece of land lying against
the midle of the East side of Thomas Whitsons Great field Begin-
ning at ye Northwest corner thereof at ye East side of ye highway
at Thomas Powells Southwest corner thence running by the highway
fifty two rods seven links of chain the course being South nineteen
degrees one half East to Isaac Powells Northwest corner thence
running North seventy one degrees East forty six rods thence North
nineteen degrees and one half West fifty two rods and seven links of
chain thence South seventy one degrees West forty six rods to the
first bounder Containing fifteen Acres and five rods of land

Anno 1732 Apriel ye 10*^ day N° 54

Laid out to Joshua Powell on his right a piece of land called the
Half Mile Island Beginning at ye Northeast corner thereof near
ye highway that leads from ye South part of ye purchase to ye
North part of ye purchase at a walnut sapling thence running North
thirty six degrees West twenty five rods twelve links of chain to a
white oak tree thence running South seventy one degrees West one
hundred and twenty rods thence South thirty seven degrees West



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ninty eight rods twelve links of chain thence South thirty three
degrees East fifty one rods eight links of chain to a large white oak
tree thence North sixty seven degrees one half East seventy three
rods eleven links of chain thence on a direct straight line to ye first
bounds Containing eighty six acres one hundred and six rods of
land

(p_ 246)— [p. 135]— Anno 1732 ye 28 of 1 M" (March) N° 51
Laid out to Joshua Powell on his right a piece of land lying be-
tween Elisha Powells land and John Powells land, it lyeth partly in
Masepege Hollow and so extending Westwardly upon ye rising
ground Beginning at Elishas corner by ye North side of the high-
way that leads from Whitsons Great field down in the hollow
aforesaid and from said corner running by s^ highway North sev-
enty one degrees East eighty one rods and one half a rod to John
Powell land thence by John Powells land North fifty degrees West
one hundred and twelve rods thence South twenty five degrees and
one half West forty six rods thence South thirty eight degrees and
one half West eight rods and two thirds of a rod thence South
twenty two degrees one half East sixty rods to ye first bounds Con-
taining thirty three acres of land

Anno 1732 Apriel ye 29 day N° 62

Laid out to Joshua Powell on his right a piece of land lying in
Masapegea Hollow being ye Northeastermost piece that is in ye
Hollow laid out adjoyning on ye Southwest by John Powells land
and on ye Northwest by Thomas Whitsons land Beginning at ye
Northeast corner of John Powells little piece thence running North
forty degrees East twenty six rods twelve links thence Northwest
fifty seven rods thence South thirty seven degrees West thirty five
rods fifteen links of chain thence South fifty three degrees East
fifty five rods to the first bounds Containing ten acres one quarter
and thirty six rods of land

(^. 247)— [p, 136]— Joshua Powell has 179 Acres and thirty five
rods of land laid out upon his right

Here Note that Amos Powell in and by his last will and Testa-
ment bearing date ye day of ye M^ 1750 devises unto his

six brothers all his rights in common in the purchase of Bethphage
to be equally divided amongst them, whereby Joshua Powell is now
entitled to one sixth part of his Father Thomas Powells Right that
he dyed siezed of, and in this now ensuing division draws land
accordingly

Anno 1755 . . N« 161

Laid out a piece of land unto Joshua Powell lymg joynmg to

the Southeast corner of the Half Mile Island Beginning at a black



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oak tree the old corner and thence running North thirty four de-
grees and one half West fifteen rods and thence South fifty five
degrees and one half West fifty eight rods and one half and thence
South fifty one degrees and one half East fifty one rods and one
half to an oak sapling and thence North eighty two degrees East
twenty one rods and three links to another oak sapling thence North
fifty three degrees East fifteen rods and twenty two links to an-
other oak sapling and thence North forty degrees East nine rods
and six links to a red oak sapling thence North nineteen degrees
East eighteen rods and ten links to a Chestnut sapling thence North
three degrees and one half East eleven rods and three Hnks to a
red oak sapling, thence North thirty six degrees and three quarters
East twenty rods and twenty two links to a white oak sapling and
thence North twenty four degrees West seven rods and seven
links to a stake and thence by the old lotted land South sixty five
degrees and three quarters West forty four rods to the place of
beginning Including within the same twenty two Acres one quarter
and four sq"" rods of land
22 Acres. IQ. 4R.

(p^ 248)— [p. 137]— Anno 1755 i\° 163

Laid out to Joshua Powell a piece of land lying between his house
and the road that goes from Bethphage to the Round Swamp and
on the North side of the road that goes from his house to ye Round
Swamp road. Beginning at the Southwest corner of the piece
where the two roads meets and thence running South fifty seven
degrees and two thirds East ten rods and four links thence South
sixty nine degrees and one half East fourteen rods and thence
South eighty degrees East thirty two rods and eighteen links and
thence North fifty two degrees and one third East eleven rods and
four hnks thence South seventy degrees East seven rods and two
thirds and thence North twenty four degrees and one quarter East
twenty three rods and thence North three degrees and one quarter
East thirty four rods and two links thence North fifty two degrees
and three quarters West twenty seven rods and five links and thence
North thirty eight degrees and three quarters West forty four rods
to the Round Swamp Road and thence by said road South eighteen
degrees and one third West ninty nine rods to the first bounds Con-
taining thirty three Acres and thirty two sq"" rods of land
33 A. 32 R. (In margin, in pencil, East side Round Swamp Road)

Anno 1755 N" 164

Laid out to Joshua Powell a piece of land lying near and South
ward of the above mentioned piece and on the South side of the
road from his house to Richard Powells and the East side of the
road leading from Bethphage to the Round Swamp Beginning at
ye Northwest corner of said piece where the roads crosseth each



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other and thence running South fifty seven degrees and two thirds
East ten rods and four Hnks thence South sixty nine degrees and
one half East fourteen rods and thence South eighty degrees East
thirty four rods to the old lot N° 35 and thence by that lot as the
compass now points South fifty two degrees and one third West
fifty one rods and ten links of chain to a red oak tree — (p. 249) —
and thence South sixty six degrees and one third West thirty one
rods to the Round Swamp highway and thence North twenty de-
grees East nineteen rods and fifteen links to a chestnut — [p. 138] —
sapling and thence North twenty four degrees East seventeen rods
and twenty three links of chain to the first bounds Containing nine
acres and one hundred and thirty six sq'' rods of land
9 A. 3 O. 16 R. {In margin, in pencil, East side Round Swamp
Road)

Anno 1755 N" 165

Laid out to Joshua Powell a piece of land joyning to the North
side of his old land formerly laid out called the Half Mile Island
and in N° 54

Beginning at an elbow or turn in the old land the Northwest side
thereof and thence running North sixteen degrees and one half
West five rods and thence North forty seven degrees and one half
East seventeen rods and ten links thence North sixty degrees East
thirty eight rods and twenty links thence South fifty eight degrees
East twenty one rods and sixteen links of chain to an old range wal-
nut sapling joyning to the old survey and thence by the old survey
South sixty nine degrees and one half East sixty eight rods and
ten links of chain to the first bounds Containing in the bounds four
acres and three quarters of land
4 Acres. 3 Q. 00 R.

{p. 250)— [p. 139]— Anno 1755 {N"' 166, 167, 168; see below)
Laid out to Joshua Powell several pieces of land joyning on the
Northeast end and Southeast side of the Half mile Island Be-
ginning at the North corner of the old survey of the half mile Island
and thence running North sixty nine degrees and one half East
fourteen rods thence South seventy two degrees East seventeen
rods thence South twenty seven degrees West seventeen rods and
seventeen links thence South thirty three degrees West seven rods
and seven links to the range of the Northeast end of the Half Mile
Island thence continuing the Course eight rods and eight links and
thence South twenty six degrees and one half West twenty nine
rods and twenty links thence South fifty two degrees and one half
West thirteen rods and nine links thence South twenty nine degrees
West thirty five rods and five links thence Southwest nineteen rods
and eighteen links thence South twenty six degrees West fifteen
rods and seventeen links thence South forty degrees West five rods



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and fifteen links thence South forty degrees West fifteen rods and
one half thence South seventy nine degrees and one quarter West
seventeen rods and nine links and thence North tvirenty four degrees
West seven rods and seven links to the old survey and thence by
the old survey first North sixty six degrees East twenty nine rods
three links thence North thirty seven degrees East one hundred
and forty four rods and thence North thirty seven degrees and one
half West twenty five rods and twelve links of chain, these bounds
includes several small pieces containing in all about Nine Acres
three quarters and twenty seven sq' rods, The seperate parsells is
N° 166, 2 Acres 56 R N° 167 5 A. 153 R N° 168 Contains 1 A.
98 R (in margin, Contains severall small lots viz N" 166. N" 167.
NM68. The sum of the whole 9 Acres. 3 Q. 2 R.>

(p. 251)— [p. 140]— Anno 1755 N° 169

Laid out to Joshua Powell a piece of land lying joyning to the
highway between Bethphage purchase and the Baiting Place pur-
chase Beginning at a red oak tree the Southeast corner by the
highway and ye Northeast corner of a piece of land laid out to
Thomas Pearsall N° 154 and from said red oak tree running by
Tho^ his land South sixty nine degrees and one half West seventy
one rods to Wait Powells lot N° 90 and thence by his lot as the
compass now points North twenty one degrees West seventeen rods
and ten links to another highway that goes down from the Whitsons
Great field &c to the Baiting Place purchase a little Southerd of
Conklings path near where a well has been dug and thence by that
highway as the course now bears North sixty nine degrees and one
half East about ninty seven rods or to the said highway between
this and the Baiting Place and thence by said highway South thirty
six degrees West thirty one rods and six links to the first bounds
Containing eight acres one quarter and thirty sq*" rods of land
8 A. 1 Q. 30 R.

[p. 141]_Annol755 N° 177

Laid out a piece of land to Joshua Powell lying joyning part to
the West of an old lot N^ 51 Southward of Conklings path and
Southward of the Pine Hill the first bounder thereof is the North-
west corner of the old lot aforesaid and from thence running North
westerly one rod and one half and thence running South thirty two
degrees and a quarter West one hundred rods and thence North
fifty degrees West twelve rods and seven links to a highway And
thence by a highway South thirty three (degrees) West thirty seven
rods and twenty links thence Southeast fourteen rods and one half
and thence North thirty seven degrees East ninty three rods thence
North twenty three degrees and a quarter East forty six rods to the
first bounds Containing within the said bounds seven Acres three
quarters and two square rods
7 A. 3Q. 2R.



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(p. 252)~{probahly 1768) (N" not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell one piece of land on the East side the
hill joyning to the East side of Huntington path and running East-
ward to the Baiting Place land, lying between Wait Powells land
and Samuel Willits land Beginning at the Southwest corner thereof
& at the Northermost corner of Wait Powells land thence North
thirty six degrees and one half East eight rods thence North forty
three degrees and a third East thirty one rods and an half to Samuel
Willits land thence by said land South sixty two degrees and three
quarters East to the Baiting Place land thence South sixteen degrees
West about twenty seven rods thence South twenty three degrees
West eleven rods and an half to Wait Powells land thence North
sixty two degrees and three quarters West by Wait Powells land
to the place of beginning Containing within the said bounds forty
four acres and thirty five rods Recorded by order of the proprie-
tors this 31 day of January 1770 by me
44 A. Q. 35 R. Solomon Ketcham

[p. 142]— Anno 1768 {N" not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell one piece of land lying between Wait
Powells Seketogue path and Wait Powells South path joyning to
the North side of Nicolls path and joyning to Huntington old path
Beginning at the Southeast corner twenty rods Westward of where
Wait Powells Seketogue path crosses Nicolls path thence running
by Nicolls path South eighty three degrees and one half West about
sixty four rods to Wait Powells South path thence running by his
path North forty seven rods and an half thence North six degrees
and one half East about thirty rods to Huntington path thence
North fifty six degrees and a quarter East about twenty rods to
Seketogue path thence South thirty eight degrees East about sixty
five rods to Samuel Powells land thence running by his land to the
place of beginning Containing twenty two acres two quarters and
thirty four rods Recorded by order — (/>. 253) — of the proprietors
this 31 day of January 1770 by me
22 A. 2 Q. 34 R. Solomon Ketcham

1768 (N" not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell one piece of land joyning to the
Southwest side of Mannat Hill path Beginning at the Eastermost
corner where Joshuas hay path turns out of Mannat Hill path
thence running by Mannat Hill path twenty two degrees West
twelve rods thence North twenty six degrees and two thirds West
twenty six rods and an half thence North thirty three degrees and a
quarter West one hundred and fifty two rods thence North forty
seven degrees West about eighteen rods and an half to Richard
Powells land thence South thirty one degrees and one third West
about one hundred and two rods to Samuel Willits land thence



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South thirty nine degrees and one half East one hundred and sixty
rods to Joshuas Hay path thence by s-^ path seventy two degrees and
fifteen Hnks to the place of beginning Containing within the bounds
thirty eight acres three quarters and twenty rods Recorded this 31
dav of January 1770 by order of the proprietors by me
98" A. 3 Q. 20 R. Solomon Ketcham

1768 {N° noi given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell one piece of land Beginning in the
fork of the path between Round Swamp path & Mannat Hill path,
thence North 17^° East 92 R to the highway, thence by the new
highway to John Powells land then South 47° W 62^ R to Mannet
Hill path then bv s^ path to ye place of beginning Containing 1 1
Acres 3 quarters 26 rods Recorded by order of the proprietors
this 31 day of January 1770 by me
1 1 A. 3 Q. 26 R. Solomon Ketcham

(^. 254)— [p, 143]_1768 {N° not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell one piece of land between Round
Swamp Road and his Lotted Land at the Half Mile Island Be-
ginning at the Southeast corner by Round Swamp road thence
running by s'^ path North twenty one degrees and a third East ten
rods and an half thence North twenty nine degrees and a half East
thirty rods and sixteen Hnks thence North thirty one degrees and a
quarter East one hundred and five rods thence North twenty two
degrees East twenty rods to his other lotted land thence running
Southwardly sundry courses and distances by his other lotted land
until it comes to John Powells land thence South fifty two degrees
East 42 rods to the turn of the new highway thence running East-
wardly by the new highway a small distance to Round Swamp Road
at the place of beginning Containing twenty six acres three quar-
ters and twenty nine rods Recorded by order of the proprietors
this 31 day of January 1770 by me
26 A. 3 Q. 29 R. Solomon Ketcham

Anno 1768 (N° not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell a piece of land the North side of his
Half Mile Island Beginning at the Southwest corner thereof and
at the Southeast corner of Richard Powells land that lyeth nearest
to his house the North side the Half Mile Island thence North
seventy one degrees & a quarter East twenty five rods and an half
thence North forty six degrees and three quarters East about ten
rods and fifteen links thence North twenty one degrees West to
the Country Road thence South seventy five deg^ West about 6
rods and a half thence South sixty three {degrees) West nineteen
rods then South sixty nine {degrees) West eight rods thence South
twenty one deg^ East to the place of beginning Containing seven



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Acres Recorded by order of the proprietors this 31 day of January

1770 by me

7 Acres Solomon Ketcham

(p. 255)— (probably 1768) (N^ not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell a small piece of land joyning to the
South and East part of the land he bought of John Pear sail be-
tween the road that leads from Thomas Pearsalls house round to
Whitsons Great field Containing one acre and forty five rods. Re-
corded by order of the proprietors this 31 day of January 1770 by me

Solomon Ketcham

Anno 1768 {N" not given)

Laid out to Joshua Powell thirty six rods of land lying within his
fence between his lotted land and the road leading from Thomas
Pearsalls house to Round Swamp path joyning part upon the land
laid out to Elisha Powells Right & part to the land laid out to his
own right Recorded by order of the' proprietors this 31 day of
January 1770 by me
A. Q"". 36 R. Solomon Ketcham

Anno 1768



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