Petition to obtain decree for conveyence from Peter ZELLER on error in deed to John H. DEVILBISS recorded 21 Nov 1776 and dated 6 Jul 1776, for conveying the same to Michael TROUTMAN. Peter ZELLER has left the state to parts unknown and it canít be ascertained if he is living or dead. Deed to Michael TROUTMAN, shoemaker, recorded 21 Nov 1776 from Peter SELLER, shoemaker, for 140 pds cm, for Land - "Trifle", 21+ acres, next to "Millerís Chance"; - "Resurvey on Millerís Chance", 20+ acres; - "Millerís Chance", 7 acres; totaling 49 acres with buildings. Deed to Peter ZELLER (Celler), shoemaker, recorded 6 May 1776, written 12 Dec 1775 from Jacob MILLER (w/ Barbara) for 5 shillings sterling, tract "Resurvey on Millerís Chance", 27+ acres, same land as above. Troutman, not knowing of the mistake, conveyed said land to Joseph CARRICOE on 7 Sep 1805, who conveyed said land on 29 Nov 1805 to Adam FRUSHOUR who has since died, leaving a will and appointing Jacob FRUSHOUR and Christian BRENGLE as executors, who sold said land to John Henry DEVILBISS. Court ruled error to be corrected on 3 Nov 1812.
Census Records | Vital Records | Family Trees & Communities | Immigration Records | Military Records Directories & Member Lists | Family & Local Histories | Newspapers & Periodicals | Court, Land & Probate | Finding Aids