Researching Early Deeds in Romney

Abstract of Town of Romney and Adjoining Lands
Research in Hampshire County Courthouse


 

DB 1 Page 49, William Weston to Benjamin Kuykendall, River Lot 17 described as: Beginning at a Sycamore on the South Branch corner to Lot 16 and thence with Lot 16 S 60 E 182 poles to 2 Chestnut Oaks, N 40 E 220 poles to 2 White Oaks by a drain, N 60 W 256 poles to 3 Sycamores on the Branch, up the Branch etc containing 217 acres, original grant 3 July 1749.

DB 1 Page 107, 28 July 1761, Samuel Earl to Job Pearsall, River Lot 16 described as: Beginning at a sycamore on the Branch in a line of Lot 15, with said line S 60 E 240 poles to a Pine on a hillside, N 30 E 240 poles to 2 Chestnut Oaks, N 60 w 182 poles to a Sycamore on the Branch, up the meanders etc containing 323 acres, original grant to Samuel Earl 5 May 1749.

DB 1 Page 111, 10 March 1762, Job Pearsall to Bryan Bruin, River Lot 16, Trust Deed.

DB 1 345, 10 November 1766, Job Pearsall to Luke Collins, Suit in Chancery by Bryan Bruin for nonpayment River Lot 16.

DB 2 Page 95 & 96, 3 August 1768, Luke Collins to Joseph Nelson, River Lot 16.

DB 2 Page 166 & 177, 13 & 14 March 1770, Luke Collins to Thomas Parsons, River Lot 16.

DB 11 Page 730, 16 February 1799, James Marshall to David Parsons, River Lot 18.

DB 11 Page 731, 20 February 1799, David Marshall to James Marshall, River Lot 17 with title history to original grant..

Db 13 Page 420, 5 January 1804, James Marshall to Thomas Mulledy, 4 acres being part of the tract on which the Town of Romney stands as surveyed by John Foley for Frederick Hilley May 20 1799.

DB 25 Page 271 ? September 1826, James Marshall by attorney to James Parsons, Lots 19, 20, 21 and 13 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision. James Dailey purchased of James Marshall the remainder of Lot 17 after conveyances made by James Marshall to James Parsons, David Parsons and Thomas Mulledy and also part covered by Town of Romney, but James Dailey died before receiving a deed for this. William Naylor sued Estate of James Dailey in Court in Winchester no date. Commissioners of the Court had this land along with other land owned by Dailey at the time of his death surveyed by John Sloan (one of the commissioners), surveyor and plat prepared showing the division of this land into lots and then offered the lots for sale.

DB 25 Page 273, ? August 1826, James Marshall by attorney to Samuel Kercheval, Lots 4 & 7 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

DB 25 Page 275, 26 September 1826, James Marshall by attorney to David Gibson, Lots 14 & 15 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

DB 25 Page 277, 23 August 1826, James Marshall by attorney to John McDowell, Lots 5 & 8 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

DB 25 Page 278, 23 August 1826, James Marshall by attorney to John Jack, Lots 9, 10 & 11 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision..

DB 27 Page 232, ? September 1829, James Marshall by attorney to Samuel Kercheval, Lots 1, 2, 3 and 16 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

DB 27 Page 234, ? ? 1829, James Marshall by attorney to William Henry Foote, Lot 12 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

DB 27 Page 235, 21 October 1829, James Marshall by attorney to William and Cuthbert Powell, Lot 10 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision. (This is a mistake and should be Lot 6)

DB 27 Page 287, 14 May 1830, Samuel Kercheval executor of Warner Throckmorton to James Parsons, Lot 16 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

DB 27 Page 288, Crude plat of the Town of Romney with no recording statement, a note of the size of the lots and what appears to be a note John Brown 1795.

DB 27 Page 289, 19 May 1830, Peter Heiskell to Thomas White, Lot 64 in the Town of Romney, deeded to him by Eli Marsh and Alexander McRae 3 February 1829. (This deed is in DB 27 Page 188 but give no indication where Marsh and McRae got title)

DB 27 Page 353, ? ? 1829, James Marshall by attorney to Thomas Mulledy, Lots 17 & 18 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision.

Db 28 Page 538, James Marshall and William and Cuthbert Powell to William Vance, Lot 6 of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision, correcting the mistaken conveyance of Lot 10 to the Powell’s.

Db 28 Page 583, 25 February 1830, James Marshall by attorney to Samuel Kercheval, a tract of land of 31 acres 2 roods and 18 poles adjoining the Town of Romney. I do not know how this fits in with the plan. It appears to overlap some of the lots of the Marshall or Dailey Subdivision. This needs to be platted and viewed with the town.

DB 29 Page 438, Estate of Charles Lee settlement.

DB 39 Page 249, 6 October 1845, Angus McDonald to William Armstrong, 16 acres adjoining the Town of Romney on the North side. This needs to be platted and viewed with the town.

DB 54 Page 514, 17 December 1869,Thomas A Keller, Recorder to S J Lupton, 14 acres 3 roods and 11 poles of land adjoining the Town of Romney on the South. This needs to be platted and viewed with the town.

Need to look for plat by John Sloan maybe in Winchester.

Need to look for other lands adjoining Romney on the East, North and South.