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Containing 16 acres 27 rods of land and also by the general map,
this piece was valued at £32. S7. dO Recorded and both pieces laid
out by me

Samuel Willis

The above said pieces of land allotted and divided unto the said
Thomas Powell the 4*"^ as part of his right in his Fathers estate and
to remain unto him and to his heirs and assigns forever As Wit-



Appendix 651

ness our hands this 21*^ day of 5^^ month in the year of our Lord

one thousand seven hundred and sixty six

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(p. 292) — [p. 177]— Thomas' land lying Northeasterly from Whit-
sons Great field the Northwest corner of this piece begins opposit
to the Northeast corner of said Whitson Great field on the East side
of the highway that runs between that field and this piece and from
the Northeast corner running North 71° East 46 rods according to
the course run in the year 1732/3 and thence running S 19^° E 11
rods 5 L of chain and thence a parallel line S 71° W 46 R to the
highway above said and thence by the highway straight to the first
bounds Containing 3 acres. Q. 35 R Valued at £4. S 0. d 9 Re-
corded by order of Thomas Powell deceased his Executors by

Samuel Willis

This piece of land allotted and set apart by said Executors as part
of his right of lands in his Fathers estate

This piece lying joyning to the highway laid out to Thomas
Powell As Witness our hands this 21^^ day of ye 5^^ M° Anno
Domini 1766 and to remain to him his heirs and assigns forever

Isaac Powell
John Whitson
(A map with subdivisions)

(p_ 2Pi)— [p. 178]— Thomas Powell allotted to him in the division
of his Fathers Estate by Isaac Powell and John Whitson two of his
Fathers Executors a piece of Mash at South valued at £2
Pounds The above said piece of Mash be it more or less is to re-
main to the said Thomas Powell his heirs and assigns forever As

Witness our hands this day of in the year of our Lord one

thousand seven hundred and sixty six

(^, 294)— [p. 179]— Joshua Powells Jun"- land allotted to him by
his Fathers Executors as his right in his Fathers land viz : a piece in
the Broad Hollow, 7 Acres Q. 27 R. and a piece of land lying the
East side of the path leading to NatW Whitsons and near the first
piece being part of the lot N° 20 & part of lot N° 150 15 A. 1 Q. R
also a piece being part of the lot N° 20 10 A. Q^ R. These
pieces are all figured out in the card made in this book page 173

And one piece lying and being part of the lot N° 18 in the middle
part, see the map in this book page 172 Containing 9 A. 2 Q. 11 R
The bounds of the above said piece of land may better appear by
the map afore cited than many words The above pieces of land
described are to remain unto him the said Joshua Powell Jun-" his
heirs and assigns forever As Witness our hands the 21*^^ day of



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5th ;^o in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and

sixty six 1766

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(^, 295)— [p. 180]— Joseph Powells land allotted to him by his
Fathers Executors Isaac Powell and John Whitson as his part of
his Fathers Estate in lands viz : The Southern part of his Father
Thomas Powells Homestead butted and bounded in the map or
card of the division amongst him and his brothers as the said map
stands entered in this book page 171 and is part of the first lot in
number in the first division of Bethphage This piece is bounded
on the West and South by highways, the other part is bounded more
plainly by the map Containing 13| acres

Item, one other piece lying in the lot N° 18, the Southermost side
see the map page 172 where the bounds is described in the map,
Containing 6 acres of land

Also one piece lying Eastward from Whitsons Great field and is
part of the lot N*' 49 and part of the lot N° 154 and is bounded on
the West end joyning to a highway running between this land and
Whitsons Great field and is near 13 rods wide, joyning to the high-
way and from thence it runs from the Northwest corner of this lot
East 20^° North as it was run in the year 1755 until it comes to the
highway that runs between the Baiting Place Purchase and Beth-
phage Purchase the East side of Massepeague Hollow, so that the
East end is bounded by last mentioned highway and so runs South-
erly by that highway until it meets Henry Whitsons land N° 136
and thence running by Whitsons lot S 75° W about 74 R 20 L and
thence a small jog square Southerly about one rod and three quar-
ters thence South 71 °W forty six rods to the highway between this
piece and Whitsons Great field and thence Northerly by said high-
way thirteen rods to the first bounds Containing 8 acres 3 Q. R
see the map in this book page 177

Item one small piece at South the West side of the road within
Huntington Great Neck near the meadows opposit to Samuel
Powells land that lyes the East — (p. 296) — side of the highway
Supposed to be one acre more or less

All the before mentioned pieces of land divided and allotted to
the said Joseph Powell as part of his share in his fathers lands and
to remain unto him his heirs and assigns forever As Witness our
hands this twenty first day of the fifth month in the year of our
Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty six

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(p. 297)— [p. 181]— Elisha Powells land laid out to him by order
of Isaac Powell and John Whitson two of the Executors of his



Appendix 653

Father Thomas Powell the 3^ deceased out of the land his Father
died siezed (sic) of viz : one piece being part of his Fathers Home-
stead being the North part thereof Bounded on the North by John
Whitson Sen"" land on the West end by the road that runs Northerly
and Southerly through the place or Village of Bethphage Bounded
on the East by the land allotted to his brother Jesse and on the
South by his brother Amos his land Containing nine acres of land,
The Bounds is more plainly described with the situation thereof as
it is entered and figured out in this book in page 171 and is part of
the first lot in the first division of Bethphage

Item Allotted and divided one other piece to Elisha Powell as
part of the share of his right in his Fathers Estate lying situate
Eastward of the Whitsons Great field, is bounded on the Western
end by a highway that leads between this land and Whitsons Great
field and bounded on the North by his brother Thomas his lands
part of the way in the following manner, Beginning at Thomas his
Southwest corner and thence running by his land the course for-
merly run N 71° E 46 rods to Wait Powells land then an offset
' square Southerly about two rods thence N 69^° E (as it was run
in the year 1755) down to a highway running between this land and
the Baiting Place (the East side of Massepegue Hollow) thence
Southerly along the highway as the West side of it runs until it
makes the East end of the lot about 18 rods wide up on a square and
thence S 69|° West until it comes to the highway running between
this lot and Whitsons Great field and thence Northerly by said high-
way 20 rods to the first bounds Containing within the bounds 15
acres 2 quarters 9 R of land as also appears by the map in this book
— {p. 2P(^)— page 177. This lot takes part of the lot N° 49 and
part of the lot N° 154 The above said pieces of land was allotted
to Elisha Powell as his part out of his Fathers land that was laid
out and to remain unto him his heirs and assigns forever As Wit-
ness hereunto we have set to our hands this twenty first day of ye
5th ]y[o jn the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and
sixty six Isaac Powell

John Whitson

(^. 299)— [p, 182]— Amos Powells lands allotted unto him out of
his Fathers Estate by his Fathers Executors viz : Isaac Powell and
John Whitson viz: one piece of land being part of his Fathers
Homestead, whereon the house stands, Bounded on the West by
the main highway that runs through the Village of Bethphage on
the North by the lot laid out and divided to his brother Elisha
Powell on the East by the lot divided to his brother Jesse Powell
and on the South by the lot allotted to his brother Joseph Powell,
Containing 10 acres. 10 Q"'^ 19 R. of land as the same is laid down
in a Map of the whole Homestead and all the divisions therein in
this book in page 171 may appear



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Item, Allotted one other piece of land unto the said Amos Powell
as part of his share of his Fathers estate lying Eastward of the
Whitsons Great field and is the Southern part of the old lot N°
49 Bounded on the West end by a highway that runs between this
piece of land and Whitsons Great field and is seventeen rods wide
at the West end and so running North 69|° E 46 rods, as was run
in the year 1755 the breadth of the lot between Joseph Powells lot
and the South bounds, contains 4 A. 3 Q^ 22 R as may appear by
the map entered in page 177 of this book and to remain unto him
the said Amos Powell his heirs and assigns forever As Witness
hereunto we the said Isaac Powell and John Whitson have set to
our hands this twenty first day of the fifth M° in the year of our
Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty six

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(p_ 300)— [p. 183]— Anno Domini 1757 Israel Powells land di-
vided and allotted to him by his Fathers Executors viz Isaac Powell
and John Whitson out of his Father Thomas Powell the 3"^ his estate
of lands that is to say one piece of upland lying above the road at
Huntington Great Neck on the East side road that leads down to
the South, which said piece of land was formerly laid out to Thomas
Powell the second and after his decease was allotted to Thomas
Powell the third as part of his share in his division in his Fathers
land and now allotted to the said Israel Powell Containing by
esteamation about twenty eight Acres be it more or less Value £82
Item One small piece of upland the East side of the Road that
goes down the Neck called Huntington Great Neck lying in the
Neck Containing two acres and three quarters Divided and al-
otted to Israel Powell and to his heirs and assigns forever, As
Witness our hands this twenty first day of fifth month in the year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty six

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(p. 301) — [p. 184] — ^Jesse Powells land allotted to him out of his
Fathers Estate by the Executors of his Father Thomas Powell de-
ceased viz : Isaac Powell and John Whitson, one piece of land lying
in Bethphage being part of his Fathers Homestead lying along
across the East end thereof. Beginning at the North east of the
piece joyning to the South side of John Whitson Sen"" homestead
and also at the North west corner of a piece of land now belonging
to Samuel Powell and from said Northeast corner running South
6|° East sixteen chains and nine links thence S 53|° W 5 C. 65
L. thence S 84° W 6 C. 25 L. to the land allotted to Joseph Powell
thence N 10° W 18 C. 70 L to John Whitsons land aforesaid and
thence by his land N 82^° E 12 C. 50 L. to the place of beginning



Appendix 655

Containing 21 acres. 1 q*". 16 R of land as may more at large ap-
pear by the map of the whole Homestead entered in this book
page 171

Item one piece of land being part of an old lot laid out to his
Father N° 18 lying on the North side of the said lot, Beginning at
the Southwest corner of this piece and then running North 12° E
21 rods to the Northwest corner thence S 76J° E 61 rods to the
Northeast corner thence S° 7° W 19fr to the Southeast corner
thence a streight (sic) line to the first bounds Containing 7f Acres
as it stands entered in the map Entered in this book page 172.
Valued at £31.S0. d6.

Item one other piece lying Eastward of the Whitsons Great field
and joyns to the East side of the highway that runs between this
land and said Whitsons Great field and lyes between his brothers
Joseph & Elisha Powells land being fifteen rods wide at the West
end and so running between two parallel lines running N 69^°
East as it was run in the year 1755 until it comes to a highway that
is to go between Bethphage and the Baiting Place purchase Con-
taining 11 acres. 2 q"". 28 R. of land as may also further — {p. 302)
— appear by the map entered in this book in page 177 The above
said pieces of land was allotted and divided to Jesse Powell and to
remain to him and his heirs and assigns forever Witness our hands
this twenty first day of the 5*'' M° in the year of our Lord one thou-
sand seven hundred and sixty six

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

{p. 303) — [p. 185] — The lott of salt and fresh meadow that Thomas
Powell dyes seized of lying at Huntington Great Neck at South is
bounded as followeth Bounded on the South by the Bay of Salt
Water Westerly by John Whitmans meadow North by the Upland
and East by the meadow of Christopher and Abraham Snedicor
{Snedecker) and this lot of meadow is equally divided into eight
parts amongst Thomas his sons, and their lots run from the upland
down to the Bay

1 And Samuel Powell the eldest son of said Thomas Powell
deceased hath his part along upon the East side of the lot and

2 Next is Elisha Powells share extends from the upland to the
Bay aforesaid

3 The Next is Joseph Powells share joyning to EHsha's share
and extends as aforesaid

4 The next is Amos Powells share joyning to Joseph's share and
extends as aforesaid

5 The next is Israel Powells share joyning to Amo's {sic) his
share and extends as aforesaid

6 The next is Jesse Powells share and joyns to Israel's share
and extends as aforesaid



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7 The next is Joshua Powell's share and joyns to the West side
of Jesse's share and extends as aforesaid

8 The next is Thomas Powell's share joyning to the West side
of Joshua Powell's share and extends Southerly as all the
other shares doth from the upland to the Bay and is the
Westerly share in the said lot of meadow

Divided and allotted to the above named persons as their shares
in the above said land and to remain unto them each seperately and
to their heirs and assigns forever In confirmation thereof we have
set to our hands this twenty first day of the fifth month in the year
of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty six

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(p. 304) — [p. 186] — Thomas Powells plain land that he had out of
the plain land that his brother Amos Powell deceased bought of the
Townsends lying in Robert Whittems {Williams} his purchase in
the Southermost Great lot that joyns to Hempstead Plains the said
plain land that Thomas Powell had in this Great lot is divided into
five parts amongst his sons Samuel, Elisha, Amos, Israel, and Jesse,
in the following manner

The lots run Easterly and Westerly across the whole breadth of
the lot and his son

Samuel Powell has the Southerly lot running from the East to-
ward the West

The next running Westerly and is Elisha's lot joyns to Samuel's
lot

The next running Westerly and is Amos' lot joyns to Elisha's lot

The next running Westerly and joyns to the North side of Amos'
lot and is Israel's lot

The next and last lot is Jesse's lot joyning to the North side of
Israels lot.

And each lot contains a little more than four acres apiece The
above said Plain land we Isaac Powell and John Whitson have set
apart and allotted unto the said, Samuel, Elisha Amos, Israel, and
Jesse and each man to have and enjoy his one lot of plain land
according as it is situated and above ordered and to remain to each
man his heirs and assigns forever In Witness we have set to our
hands and fixed our names this 2V^ day of the 5^^ month Anno
Domini 1766

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

{p. 305) — ^And the said Thomas Powell deceased had some Plain
land lying between the Country Road that leads by Richard Powells
house to the East end of the Island and Bethphage Woodland, and
is within that general field that is inclosed there, and this piece of



Appendix ■ 657

plains was divided amongst three of Thomas his sons viz Thomas
Powell Jun^ Joshua Powell Jun"" and Joseph Powell and is to re-
main unto them in severalty and to their respective heirs and
assigns forever As Witness hereunto we have set to our hands
this 21*1^ day of the 5*'* Month Anno Domini 1766

Isaac Powell
John Whitson

(p. 306) — [p. 188]— Whereas Thomas Powells son's land is all
divided that lyes in Bethphage Purchase that is taken up with a
piece of land that their Father had lying above Huntington Great
Neck at South, as is entered all in this book with some small pieces
at or near South, but their right of undivided lands is not divided
to them and is as foUoweth

1 Samuel Powells land is valued at 105 Pounds in the follow-
ing particulars The land where he dwells that was formerly
John Powells Sen*" deceased containing 24 acres. 2 q""^ 33 r



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