Frederick County, Maryland
Equity Court Abstracts - Liber JS-9
These are abstracts from Equity Court Records of Frederick County, Maryland,
Liber JS-9; many times providing family data on the defendant and sometimes on
persons not mentioned on the docket. Some of the listings are quite informative
while others, being dismissed, may only have the date and name of plantiff and
defendant. However, the cases brought before the judge consisted of sworn testimony
and each one holds a story. Perhaps you will find a story connected to your search.
[Records Located at Maryland State Archives - MSA T2936, Loc 2-70-10-9)
- 1-27 - FOGLE, HILL, GROSSMAN, SULLINS, EDMONDSON,
JENKINS, FISHER, RAUDEBURG/RANDEBURG, KOONTZ - 1 Jan 1828
- Christian FOGLE Estate
Christian FOGLE d/ 1827 intestate with no issue
leaving brothers and sisters as heirs -
bro/ Adam FOGLE, dec'd - his children
.............Robert H. FOGLE - KY
.............Joseph FOGLE, Jr. - KY
.............John FOGLE - KY
.............Christian FOGLE - KY
.............McKelory FOGLE, a minor - KY
.............Rebecca w/o Joseph SULLINS - Missouri
.............Sally FOGLE, widow (m/ twice, last husband's name unknown) - KY
.............Nancy FOGLE, a minor - KY
.............Diana, dec'd w/o James EDMONSON - KY
(her minor children's names unknown)
sis/ Margaret HILL, dec'd - her children -
.............Christian HILL - OH
.............Ruth w/o Daniel JENKINS - Ross Co, OH
.............Elizabeth w/o Adam FISHER
.............Lewis HILL, dec'd (died bef Christian so children not entitled)
..................his children - Rebecca w/o Philip RAUDEBURG/RANDEBURG - Frederick Co, VA
..................and Margaret HILL, a minor of Frederick Co, MD
bro/ Joseph FOGLE - OH
sis/ Elizabeth w/o Simon GROSSMAN - Frederick Co, VA
Land contained 140 acres in two parcels, parts "Mount Airy"
and "Tasker's Chance" conveyed by Charles W. JOHNSON on
2 Oct 1826. William FISHER was trustee and sales did not
obtain enough so private sale was made to Henry KOONTZ for
a total of $7,846.28 (two sections) completed by Dec 1829.
- 27-46 - LAKIN, DRILL, SOUDER, KEMP, BOWER, SCHLEY, - 4 Feb 1829
- Daniel LAKIN Estate
Daniel LAKIN d/ 5 Jan 1829 intestate, leaving children
- Jemima w/o George DRILL
- Lucretia w/o Anthony SOUDER
- Ruth w/o David KEMP
- Rebecca, dec'd w/o Robert B. H. BOWER
- Emeline w/o Jacob SCHLEY
- Daniel LAKIN
- Washington LAKIN
- Serena LAKIN
- John LAKIN, a minor
- Sarah Ann, dec'd w/o Andrew DRILL - her child,
.....Annie DRILL, a minor
Land - "Fieldera Manor", "Brother's Lot" and "Abraham's Lot"; 240 acres.
- 46-65 - HACKMAN, BONSACK/BOUSACK, ENGLAR, ROOP - Feb 1829
- Nathaniel BONSACK/BOUSACK - Petition to Sell Real Estate
John HACKMAN, dec'd* (will 2 May 1801; 29 Mar 1804)
widow - Magdalena d/ 22 Mar 1826
and only child,
- Maria, widow of Jacob BONSACK/BONSAC
.....Elizabeth BONSACK w/o John ENGLAR
.....John BONSACK - VA
.....Jacob BONSACK, dec'd - VA, his children,
..........Elizabeth BONSACK, age 7 (in Feb 1829)
..........Mary BONSACK, age 4 (in Feb 1829)
The widow and Joseph ROOP were executors; witnesses:
David RINEHART, Jacob SHRADER, Henry DANNER.
Land - parts of "Brown's Choice", "Peach Orchard",
"Resurvey on Justices Delight", "Rectitude"; 48 acres
from Ann STONER in 1797, on Sams Creek.
- "Quilting Frolick", from James PEARRE and w/ Sarah
in 1797, next to "Resurvey on Leonard's Range" and
"Justices Delight"; 206+ acres.
- "Browns Delight", (originally 50 acres to James BROWN
in 1752); "Resurvey on Justices Delight", (originally
1012 acres to George BECRAFT in 1768); "Peach Orchard",
(originally 8 1/2 acres to Simon MEREDITH in 1770);
"Quilting Frolick", (originally 606 acres to Charles
WARFIELD in 1786; two parts of "Browns Choice",
(originally 50 acres to James BROWN in 1744); "Restitude",
(originally 212 acres to Allen FARQUHAR in 1785); all
contiguous and resurveyed for John HACKMAN with small
vacancy to equal 332 acres by Special Warrant of Survey
by Western Shore Land Office. Land was next to Edward
DORSEY's "Any Thing"; and "Hills and Valleys", resurveyed
for the heirs of Abraham HOCKMAN IN 1788.
John HACKMAN's neighbors were Ely DORSEY, Michael SCHREINER,
Gabriel EISENBERGER and Mary HACKMAN.
Petition was to sell 150 1/2 acres of estate called
"Doubts Removed". James RAYMOND was trustee; property
sold by private sale instead to John ENGLAR for $1,800
or $12/acre; each 1/4 share was $419.52; finalized 6 May 1830.
*Note - Per Dave Powell who is in possession of Hackman/Bonsack
Family Bible, John Hackman died 13 Feb 1804.
- 65-75 - HAFF, HAMMOND, BIGGS, GILSON, CRALL,
DELAPLANE, TROXELL, STEVENSON, SLAVES - Feb 1827
- Abraham HAFF Estate
Abraham HAFF, dec'd (will 19 Dec 1813; 5 Jan 1814)
widow - Priscilla, now w/o HAMMOND
and 8 children (only maiden names listed in will),
- Catharine HAFF w/o Benjamin BIGGS
- Martha HAFF w/o Richard GILSON
- Mary HAFF w/o David CRALL
- Frances Jane HAFF w/o Frederick DELAPLANE
- Abraham HAFF (Jr)
- Amey HAFF w/o Joseph TROXELL
- Priscilla HAFF
- Eleanor Mary HAFF (will be 16 in 1830)
....in Jan 1830, was w/o Joshua STEVENSON
SLAVES - Negro woman, DINAH and her d/ CERENA (to wife)
Witnesses: Samuel COOK, Jacob CRAMER, George CREAGER Jr.
Executors were Benjamin BIGGS and John RITCHIE, both
have since died; Richard H. MARSHALL was appointed adm.
Monies were paid out to Dr. William ZOLLICKOFFER; Susan
R. HAUER for daughter Eleanor's boarding, clothing
and schooling; to Benjamin BIGGS of John for daughter
Priscilla's boarding; to Martha BIGGS for boarding
daughter Priscilla; to James HUGHES for tuition.
Trustee was Abraham HAFF; settlement to children varied
as some prior payments were made (total was about $1700
each); finalized 28 Jan 1830.
- 75-85 - BOND, PRICE, GOTT, SPROUL, HAINES,
McLOULLER, HARDING, WAGNER, COVER, BAILE - Feb 1829
- Jacob WITT/WILT vs Thomas BOND and Peter BAILE - Title
Thomas BOND and Peter BAILE made agreement to sell
real estate to Jacob WITT.
Land - Lot # 18 of "Legh Castle" and "Pork Hall", 57
acres by survey and where Joseph HOOPER lived.
Thomas BOND d/ 1820 intestate and w/out issue, leaving
bro/ Shadrack BOND - Out of State
sis/ Leah w/o Hezekiah PRICE, dec'd
bro/ Benjamin BOND
bro/ Joshua BOND - Out of State
sis/ Mary GOTT, dec'd - her children,
.......Eliza w/o James SPROUL
.......Mary Ann w/o Elijah BOND
bro/ Nicodemus BOND, dec'd - his children,
.......Isabella w/o Robert McLOULLER - Out of State
.......Rachel w/o Samuel HAINES
bro/ James BOND, dec'd - his children
.......Rachel w/o John HARDING
.......Astia BOND, a minor
.......Leah BOND, a minor
.......Mary BOND, a minor
.......Thomas BOND, a minor
.......Sarah BOND, a minor
bro/ Richard BOND, dec'd - his children,
.......Mary Ann COVER
.......Shadrack BOND - Out of State
Administrator was Elijah BOND.
Peter BAILE d/ May 1829 with a will; executor
was Abraham BAILE.
Guardian was Daniel EUGEL; trustees were Elijah
BOND and Abraham BAILE to make deed; finalized
6 May 1830.
- 85-93 - MOUSE, SHRINER, GALT, ROBERTS - Oct 1829
- Ludwick MOUSE Estate
Ludwick MOUSE d/ intestate, leaving
widow - Elizabeth and 9 children,
- Nicholas MOUSE
- Mary w/o George B. SHRINER
- Catharine w/o Henry SHRINER
- Elizabeth MOUSE
- Susan MOUSE, a minor
- Rachel MOUSE, a minor
- Rebecca MOUSE, a minor
- George MOUSE, a minor
- Jacob MOUSE, a minor
Land - "Runny Mead", 4 acres; "Resurvey on Brashers
Agreement", 10 acres; "Resurvey on Carolina", 109
acres; "Resurvey on Brothers Agreement", 13 acres.
Guardian was Samuel GALT (appointed at house of
Ebenezer HEBBERD in Taney Town); trustee was Sterling
GALT; sale made to William ROBERTS and John ROBERTS
for $5,500; widow allowed 2/17, $621.65; each 1/9
share was $578.04; finalized 7 May 1830.
- 93-102 - WALTZ, BURRIER, ALBAUGH - Feb 1829
- Jacob BURRIER vs Rinehart WALTZ - Foreclosure
Rinehart WALTZ mortgaged his property to Jacob BURRIER
Land - "Charity's Choice", 90 acres, from William ALBAUGH
to Rinehart and Charity WALTZ in 1781; "Addition to Albaughs
Choice", 33 acres, patented to Charity ALBAUGH in 1753.
Trustee was Abraham ALBAUGH; sale made on 20 Apr 1830 to
Jacob BURRIER for $869.61. After sale, Rinehart received
$47.80, left after payment of mortgage and other expenses;
finalized 15 Jul 1830.
- 102-110 - KELLER, BAST, SIFFORD, KOBLENTZ, HARBAUGH - Jul 1829
- John SIFFORD, pro ami of Jonathan KELLER and
David KELLER, minors - Sale of Real Estate
John KELLER d/ 18__ intestate, leaving
widow - Barbara, now Barbara BAST and children,
- Jonathan KELLER, a minor
- David KELLER, a minor
Land - Lot #25 in Middle Town (66'x330') from Adam
KOBLENTZ (COBLENTZ) (w/ Elizabeth) in 1807, on road
leading to Trap (Jefferson).
Guardian was Barbara BOIST (BOST/BAST); trustee was
John SIFFORD; sale made to Samuel G. HARBAUGH for
$1,200, free of dower; widow received 1/8, $139.40;
each child received $487.19; finalized 6 Jul 1830.
- 111-123 - COONS/KOONTZ, KIZER, HINER, STULL - Jan 1830
- John COONS/KOONTZ Estate
John COONS, dec'd (will 23 Dec 1816; 6 Mar 1817)
widow - Christiana and 8 children
- Henry COONS, d/ 1820, leaving
...widow - Margaret KOONTZ and children,
...Phoebe w/o Henry KIZER
...Christina KOONTZ, a minor
...Samuel KOONTZ, a minor
...Conrad KOONTZ, a minor
...Catharine Ann KOONTZ, a minor
- John COONS (old shop and tools)
- Abraham COONS (new shop and tools)
- William COONS
- Susanna COONS (single)
- Mary COONS w/o William HINER (children not named)
...later w/o Christopher STULL (children not named)
- Catharine STOKER
- Elizabeth SHEW
Land to Henry was "Heads Industry", 264 acres;
land to John, Abraham and William was the home
place on several tracts totaling 350 acres.
Executors were Davis RICHARDSON and son, John
COONS; witnesses were: James MURPHY, John B.
FISH, Robert DARNALL, Jonathan MILLER.
Land - "Head's Industry", 104 acres, on Pipe Creek.
The widow of William COONS had a life estate in property
as dower rights; she died Apr 1829.
Guardian was Margaret KOONTZ, children's mother;
trustee was William KOONTZ; on 29 Mar 1830, sale made
to Joseph KOONTZ for $975; each 1/4 share going to the
four sons of John KOONTZ, per his will, was $222.23;
finalized 5 Aug 1830.
- 123-132 - BENTON, STEVENSON, RUSSELL - Jan 1830
- Robert B. STEVENSON vs ABELL RUSSELL, trustee
of John RUSSELL, dec'd, and Benjamin BENTON Estate- Title
Benjamin BENTON d/ c1829 intestate, leaving
widow - Maria and 2 minor children,
- Joseph W. BENTON
- William P. BENTON
Land - "Resurvey on Hall's Choice", 136 acres, next to
lands of Benjamin HIBBERD
(25 acres was sold to Robert B. STEVENSON by BENTON in
1828 by agreement), lies west of road leading from New
Market to Liberty and adjoins lands of Sarah RUSSELL
Administrator and guardian was Maria BENTON; on 15 Jul
1830, deed was granted to Stevenson.
- 132-143 - LUCKETT, NELSON - Jan 1830
- Clarissa H. LUCKETT and Serena LUCKETT
vs Lloyd LUCKETT - Foreclosure
Land - "Second Resurvey on Lucketts Merry Midnight", 219 acres.
Lloyd LUCKETT obtained the land through the 1 Oct 1817 will of
his father, William LUCKETT; conveyed to Lloyd in 1821 by Samuel
LUCKETT, Nelson LUCKETT, Clarissa Harlow LUCKETT and Serena LUCKETT.
Lloyd mortgaged the property to John NELSON in 1823 for $1,000.
Nelson assigned the mortgage to the Luckett sisters in 1826.
Trustee was John NELSON; on 27 Mar 1830, sale made to Clarissa
H. LUCKETT and Serena LUCKETT for $5,475; they received back
$3,418.40; finalized 8 Jul 1830.
- 144-156 - SCHOLL, BRENGLE, SLAVE - Jul 1826
- Daniel SCHOLL, adm/of Christian SCHOLL
vs Christian BRENGLE - Foreclosure
Christian SCHOLL who had signed as security for Christian
BRENGLE and paid his debt to William R. SANDERSON.
Christian SCHOLL d/ Feb 1826 intestate and Daniel
SCHOLL is seeking reimbursement from Brengle.
Land - Lot #9 of "Tasker's Chance", 5 acres.
SLAVE - Negro boy SANDY (16 in Nov 1822)
also household goods, wagon and cart and 3 horses.
Trustee was Frederick A. SCHLEY; sale went to Jacob
BRENGLE for $519.50 for lot and personal property
except no mention of the slave. Scholl received
$579.50 out of the $768.30 owed to him; finalized
15 Jul 1830.
- 156-167 - HOWARD, MEISSEL, HALLER, AGERS, HEBB,
SLAVES, READ/REID, BUCKEY, DAVIS, EAGLE - Jul 1829
- Daniel BUCKEY and Elisha HOWARD, exec/of Dorcas HOWARD
vs Mary Ann READ/REID Estate
Dorcas HOWARD, dec'd (will 7 Mar 1820; 21 Mar 1826)
s/ Elisha HOWARD
d/ Elizabeth w/o Jacob MEISSEL
d/ Dorcas HALLER
d/ Ann HOWARD
grdau - Rebecca D.J. AGERS
grson - George William Howard HEBB
SLAVES - Negro boy PETER (to son Elisha)
Freedom upon his death and $20 each to
- negro man HENRY, negro women SUCKY and RACHEL
- negro man MATTHEW to be set free within 6 months
of Dorcas' death
Executors were son, Elisha and friend Daniel BUCKEY;
witnesses: Somerset R. WATERS, George SNOUFFER and
Land - 263 acres sold by executors to Mary Ann READ
Mary Ann READ/REID d/ aft Jun 1826 intestate - 4 children,
- Sarah Ann READ - Montgomery County
- Gwynn READ, a minor - Allegany County
- Nelson READ, a minor - Montgomery County
- Robert READ, a minor - Montgomery County
Administrators were Davis RICHARDSON and Elisha HOWARD;
Guardian was Levy DAVIS; trustee was Frederick A. SCHLEY;
sale made to William EAGLE for $2,906.15. After debts
were paid, each 1/4 share to the READ children was $73.07;
finalized 8 Jul 1830.
- 168-194- HARRIS, PHILLIPS, BENTON, EATER, MAGERS,
JAMISON, LANGSTRATH, BLAIR, SELLMAN, WILSON,
HIBBERD, GRIMES, - Oct 1828
- William B. HIBBERD, adm/of Matilda HARRIS,
George C. HARRIS and Washington HARRIS, minors,
by Elias GRIMES, their next friend vs John HARRIS Estate
Thomas HARRIS, d/ Jan 1823 (will 9 Dec 1821; 20 Mar 1823)
widow - Margaret and children (spouses and grandchildren
were not listed in the will),
s/ John HARRIS d/ intestate w/out issue
d/ Catharine HARRIS w/o Elie PHILLIPS, both dec'd,
...Matilda PHILLIPS w/o Edward BENTON - Ohio
...Miranda PHILLIPS w/o Darius EATER
...Ruth PHILLIPS w/o Abdel MAGERS
d/ Sarah HARRIS w/o John JAMISON, both dec'd,
...Susanna JAMISON w/o Samuel BLAIR
...Benjamin JAMISON, a minor
...Elie JAMISON, a minor
...William JAMISON, a minor
...John JAMISON, a minor
d/ Sophia HARRIS w/o George LANGSTRATH
d/ Ruth HARRIS w/o Thomas SELLMAN - Ohio
s/ George Crabs HARRIS
s/ Washington HARRIS
d/ Caroline HARRIS
d/ Catharine HARRIS w/o Joseph WILSON
d/ Susannah HARRIS
d/ Margaret HARRIS, a minor
s/ Thomas HARRIS (Jr.)
grdau/ Matilda HARRIS d/ c1825 intestate
(her parents' names not given)
- to d/ Sarah, the farm he purchased from John JAMISON,
to be rented out for her support;
- to s/ Thomas, the farm he purchased from Samuel McFERREN;
- to s/ John, the farm from Thomas Sr.'s father and land
from Norman BRUCE;
- to s/ George C., the farm purchased from Jacob SMITH;
- to s/ Washington, the farm purchased from Joseph HAYS;
Executors were Joshua DELAPLANE and Francis SPALDING;
witnesses: Jacob SHEETZ, George SIX, Thomas CLABAUGH.
Administrator for John HARRIS' estate was Elias GRIMES;
guardian was Abraham LICHTENWALTER. On 28 Feb 1829, Lot
GRIMES testified the Bentons and Sellmans were living in
Ohio. On 17 Feb 1829, Caroline HARRIS testified the widow
of Thomas HARRIS, Margaret, was 57 years old and in good
health. Trustee was Elias GRIMES; after failed public
sale on 1 Oct 1829, private sale made for John GRIMES'
land for $2,600 but purchaser not named. After payments
were made per Thomas' will, creditors were paid $.63 on
the dollar; finalized 15 Jul 1830.
- 194-217 - BURRIER, WALTZ, BOYER, CROWN/BROWN,
CAIN, RODRUCK, RINER - Feb 1830
- Adam BURRIER Estate
Land Indenture of 1801 to Adam BURRIER from his
siblings listed father,
Leonard BURRIER, dec'd - his 6 children,
- Jacob BURRIER
- John BURRIER
- Adam BURRIER
- Philip BURRIER
- Margaret BURRIER
- Mary BURRIER w/o Jacob WALTZ
Lands in indenture conveyed to Leonard were
"Industry and Frugality", 270 acres, by patent
in 1799; "Middle Plantation", 120 acres, and
"Second Neglect", 5 acres, by Henry CLISAL in
1798; "What You Will", 62 acres, by Margaret
NUSBAUM in 1799; "Hidden Treasure", 5 acres,
by Samuel DUVALL in 1798; "The Finishing Stroke",
29+ acres, by Thomas BEATTY in 1793; "Middle
Plantation", 18 acres by Samuel DUVALL in 1789;
one undivided moriety of land "Pleasant Valley",
9 acres, and "Benjamin's Delight", 75 acres, to
Leonard and Philip BURRIER by Benjamin MARTIN in
1761; "Alder Spring", 49+ acres, from Benjamin
GASSAWAY in 1788.
Adam BURRIER d/ Jul 1829 intestate, leaving
widow - Susanna and 12 children
- Solomon BURRIER
- Elizabeth BURRIER
- Jacob BURRIER
- Susanna BURRIER
- Adam BURRIER - Ohio
- John BURRIER - Ohio
- Sally BURRIER w/o John BOYER - Ohio
- Magdalena BURRIER w/o William CROWN/BROWN - Ohio
- William BURRIER, a minor
- Sophia BURRIER, a minor
- Barbara BURRIER, a minor
- Maria BURRIER, a minor
Land - "Middle Plantation" and "Second Neglect",
125 acres, conveyed in 1801 by heirs of Leonard
- "Barony Point", 5+ acres, from Thomas CAIN
(w/ Leticia) (he the only son and heir of John CAIN)
- "Culloden Wall", 18+ acres from Thomas MAYNARD in
Guardian and trustee was George RINER; on 1 May 1830,
sale made to John RODRUCK at $2,109.60 subject to the
widow's dower; each 1/12 share was $165.22; finalized
15 Jul 1830.
- 217-241 - JAMISON, HARRIS, BLAIR, SELLMAN, WHITE - Feb 1828
- JAMISON Heirs of Frederick County and Archibald GEORGE
of Baltimore City as adm/of David EDGAR and creditor
vs John JAMISON Estate
John JAMISON was indebted by note to William HARRIS in
1817; Harris transferred note to David EDGAR in 1819.
In 1819 Jamison conveyed a farm by deed to Thomas HARRIS.
Edgar has since died and Archibald GEORGE obtained a
judgement against Jamison in 1821. Thomas HARRIS died
with a will leaving the farm to Sarah JAMISON, widow
of John JAMISON, to be rented out until all the debts
were paid. William B. HIBBARD was adm/of John JAMISON's
estate and claims the estate is insufficient. The widow
of John JAMISON, Sarah, has also died.
John JAMISON d/ intestate, leaving
widow - Sarah (now dec'd) and 6 children,
- Susanna JAMISON w/o Samuel BLAIR
- Sarah JAMISON
- Benjamin JAMISON, a minor
- William JAMISON, a minor
- Elie JAMISON, a minor
- John JAMISON, a minor
Land - Farm of 100 acres, to Jamison from his father,
Robert JAMISON, lies next to lands of Joseph HAYS,
Nicholas UMSTEAD and Elias GRIMES.
Thomas HARRIS, dec'd (will 9 Dec 1821; 20 Mar 1823)
widow - (see JS-9, 168)
d/ Sophia HARRIS
d/ Ruth SELLMAN
d/ Caroline HARRIS
d/ Catharine HARRIS
d/ Susanna HARRIS
d/ Margaret HARRIS
d/ Sarah JAMISON (farm purchased from John JAMISON)
s/ Thomas HARRIS
s/ John HARRIS
s/ George Crabs HARRIS
s/ Washington HARRIS
grdau/ Matilda HARRIS
Guardian was William B. HIBBERD; trustee was William
BLAIR; on 29 Dec 1828, sale made to John WHITE for
$851.36; each 1/6 share to the Jamison siblings was
$32.60 after debts were paid; finalized 19 Aug 1830.
- 241-247- LILLY, DIMOND, BURGOON, CARLIN, HOBBS,
OGLE - Feb 1830
- Malachia HOBBS vs Charity M. LILLY Estate - Title
Charity M. LILLY of Summerhill Twp, Cambria Co, PA
d/ intestate, leaving 12 children (all Out of State),
- Richard LILLY
- Mary w/o Daniel DIMOND
- Martha w/o Jacob BURGOON
- Thomas LILLY
- John LILLY
- Anna w/o Levy BURGOON
- Samuel LILLY
- Joseph LILLY
- Mary Ann w/o John CARLIN
- Luke Lilly
- Teresa LILLY
- Isadora LILLY, a minor
Land - "Peace", 1/2 undivided part along with stock
and furniture (but not Slaves), sold to Malachi HOBBS
in 1828 and which she obtained upon the decease of
Ann OGLE; adjoins lands of Frederick LOY Sr. and John
Title granted on 13 Sep 1830.
- 247-263 - CURFMAN, RHUL, GOMBER/GOWBER, KEMP, MANTZ,
BRENGLE, ENGLE - Oct 1829
- John CURFMAN and Jacob RHUL and w/ Sarah (CURFMAN),
all of Shrewsbury Twp, York Co, PA vs John GOMBER/GOWBER
of Frederick County - Foreclosure
John GOMBER was a security of Gilbert KEMP in his
guardian bond for John CURFMAN and Sarah CURFMAN,
children of Daniel CURFMAN of Frederick County.
Gilbert KEMP is now insolvent. John GOMBER mortgaged
his real estate to the CURFMAN siblings as security
of monies due them; but he had also mortgaged the
same property to Casper MANTZ, exec/of Francis MANTZ
in 1824 to cover bond.
Land - Lot #63 in Frederick Town; conveyed in 1805
by Jacob GOMBER, Eve Margaret BRENGLE (widow), George
BENTZ and w/ Elizabeth to John GOMBER;
- and 4 Lots in Frederick Town, conveyed to John GOMBER
by Peter ENGLE, a gunsmith, in 1795.
Trustee was Thomas C. WORTHINGTON; John GOMBER was able
to pay the heirs of Daniel CURFMAN their $393.34 each
and received a 5-year extension to pay Casper MANTZ;
finalized 5 Aug 1830.
- 263-279 - RHODES/ROTH, GILBERT, WILLARD, DEAVER,
PHILPOTT, PRATHER - Aug 1827
- Henry RHODES/ROTH Sr. Estate
Henry RHODES Sr., dec'd (will 14 Apr 1806)
widow - Catharine (d/ bef Aug 1827) and 10 children,
- Elizabeth RHODES
- Henry RHODES Jr., dec'd, leaving
..widow - Sally and 3 minor children,
- George RHODES
- Catharine RHODES w/o Thomas GILBERT, dec'd,
...- their 6 minor children,
...Thomas GILBERT - Out of State
...Harman Rhodes GILBERT
- John RHODES and widow, Margaret
- Jacob RHODES
- Samuel RHODES
- Peter RHODES
- Harman RHODES
- Mary "Polly" RHODES w/o Reuben DEAVER - Ohio
Executors were widow and son, Henry; witnesses: Charles
PHILPOTT, Joseph GARROTT, Elias WILLARD.
Land - "Maryland", 2 acres with houses, from Barton PHILPOTT,
farmer, (w/ Barbara) in 1783 (to Henry ROTH/RHODE, blacksmith),
next to Samuel PRATHER's land and main road leading to Harpers
- "Maryland", 2+ acres with houses, (contiguous to other tract)
from Samuel PRATHER (w/ Elizabeth) (to Henry ROTH, blacksmith)
Guardian for Daniel and Henry RHODES was Corbin JACOBS; trustee
was John RHODES who tried unsuccessfully to sell the property.
Between 4 Sep 1828 and Feb 1829, John RHODES died; on 18 Jun 1829,
Francis THOMAS was then appointed trustee. On 3 Oct 1829, sale
was made to Peter RHODES for $395.
On 9 Jun 1830, John WILLARD testified the widow of Henry Jr, Sarah
"Sally" RHODES, was born on 27 Jul 1776, per records of his father,
Elias WILLARD. She was granted 2/17 ($3.93) before distribution to
her children. Each 1/10 was $33.48; a Margaret RHODES received Samuel's
share as an assignee; finalized 14 Jun 1830.
- 279-287 - RIDER, REICHER, BAUGHER, SMITH - Jul 1829
- Isaac BAUGHER vs Catharine RIDER Estate
A house and Lot in Emmitsburg were purchased from Jacob
SMITH in 1822 by a note from George RIDER to Catharine
RIDER who assigned the note to Jacob SMITH (whereabouts
unknown) who assigned it to Isaac BAUGHER. In 1825,
Baugher filed suit against George RIDER and obtained a
Catharine RIDER, now dec'd, w/o Christian REICHER - PA
...d/ (not named), died abt 2 yrs after her mother and
before Jul 1829
bro/ Frederick RIDER
bro/ George RIDER - PA
sis/ Elizabeth RIDER - PA
Trustee was William ROSS; sale made to Isaac BAUGHER in
May 1830 for $60; proceeds short; finalized 19 Aug 1830.
- 287-296 - COVER, SULTZER, HINER, RUDISELL, HASS - Jan 1829
- Ludwick RUDISELL, Jacob COVER and John HINER, creditors
vs Sebastian SULTZER, on behalf of w/ Susanna SULTZER,
and John COVER - Foreclosure
Susanna SULTZER was indebted to Jacob COVER and John HINER
as the executors of Jacob COVER Sr. with John COVER as her
trustee. Mortgage was assigned to Ludwick RUDISELL
Land "Earnest Choice" and "Venture", contiguous to each other.
Trustee was John COVER; after a failed public sale, private
sale was made to David HASS? on 23 Apr 1829 for $600; after
payment of debts, John COVER received for Susanna $113.21;
finalized 30 Aug 1830.
- 296-318 - SWITZER, STEM, URNER, BAER, BRAWER,
RINEHART, SIDLE, KINE/KIM, ZUBLIN, GROSH, HARLEY,
FISHER, HAINES, JOHNSON, ENGLAR, PLAINS, ZIMMERMAN,
TAFFER, BEANS, HITESHEW, HOLLENBERGER, OTT, MORNINGSTAR,
EMERICK, MULLENDORE, ARNOULD, DETLOW, STONER, STOUFER,
PRICE, CREAGER, WALTER, GARBER, SMITH - Oct 1829
- Israel SWITZER and others vs Jacob SNAYDER and Philip ENGLER
Rudolph SWITZER, widower, d/ 20 Mar 1829,
(will 8 Sep 1827; codicil 16 Mar 1829; 31 Mar 1829)
leaving 5 deceased siblings (nieces, nephews not named in will),
bro/ Ulrick SWITZER, dec'd - his 8 children,
.....Salome w/o Christian BRAWER
.....Elizabeth RINEHART, dec'd - her 5 children,
.....---Esther RINEHART w/o Abraham ZUBLIN
.....---Hannah RINEHART w/o Aaron GROSH
.....---Elizabeth RINEHART w/o Abraham HARLEY
.....Ulrick SWITZER Jr., dec'd - his 6 children,
sis/ Elizabeth STEM, dec'd - her 6 children,
.....Elizabeth w/o David ENGLER
.....Lydia w/o Jonathan PLAINS
.....Catharine ZIMMERMAN, dec'd - her 10 children,
.....---Mary w/o John TAFFER
.....---Susanna w/o David JOHNSON
.....---Ann w/o John BEANS
.....---Elizabeth w/o Conrad HITESHEW
.....John STEM, dec'd - his 3 children,
.....---Eliza w/o William HOLLENBERGER
.....---Lydia w/o George OTT
bro/ Mathias SWITZER, dec'd - his 7 children,
.....Elizabeth w/o George MORNINGSTAR
.....Mary w/o ______ EMERICK
.....Susan MULLENDORE, dec'd - children's names unknown
sis/ Catharine BAER, dec'd - her 6 children,
.....John BAER, dec'd - children's names unknown
sis/ Barbara URNER, dec'd - her 4 children,
.....Elizabeth DETLOW, widow
.....Mary RINEHART, dec'd - her 2 children,
.....---Hannah STONER, dec'd - her 7 children,
........---Eleanor w/o John STOUFER
.....Jonas URNER, dec'd - his 9 children,
.....---Lydia w/o William PRICE
.....---Sarah w/o George PRICE
.....---Elizabeth w/o Jonathan CREAGER
- housekeeper - Margaret WALTER
- German Baptist (Tunkers Society) for the poor
...to be paid to John GARBER of Samuel and Samuel PFOUTZ
- tenant was William SMITH
Executors were friends, Jacob SNADER and Philip ENGLER,
both declining the duties; witnesses: Henry HERRING, Jacob
SAYLER, John GARBER and David SWITZER.
Land - "Resurvey on Small Begining", 79+ acres, on Little
Pipe Creek, next to Peter MYERS and Jacob MYERS and "Resurvey
on the Breeches", from David RINEHART and John MESSLER,
exec/of Adam ZOLLMAN in 1812 per his 1811 will.
- "Resurvey on Forest in Need", 3/4 acre, next to Ulrick
SWITZER, from Israel RINEHART in 1816.
Trustee was David SWITZER; survey showed property was actually
76 3/4 acres; sale made to Israel SWITZER of 75 acres for $1,918
about Apr 1830; each 1/5 share was about $357.12; finalized 10
- 318-326 - HAINES, DEVILBISS, UNKEFER, SWEADNER - Feb 1829
- Thomas DEVILBISS vs Robert ELDER and Dr. Abdiel UNKEFER - Title
In 1821, David HAINES mortgaged his property to Robert ELDER who
assigned same to Thomas DEVILBISS in 1829.
David HAINES d/ Oct 1821 intestate, leaving 8 children,
- Mary HAINES, now w/o Thomas DEVILBISS
- Samuel HAINES, a minor
- William HAINES, a minor
- James HAINES, a minor
- Charles HAINES, a minor
- Michael HAINES, a minor
- Dennis HAINES, a minor
- Sarah Ann HAINES, a minor
Land - Lot #12 of "Leigh Castle", 23+ acres
Administrator was Dr. Abdiel UNKEFER. Robert ELDER now
resides in Ohio. Guardian was Daniel SWEADNER; trustee
was Dr. Abdiel UNKEFER to convey deed to Thomas DEVILBISS
with stipulation of minor children's claims as they become
of age; finalized Jul 1830.
- 326-341 - NICHOLS, DELOZIER, HUMBURG, BRIGHLEY, FUNK, FILSON - Aug 1826
- Mathias NICHOLS and Henry NICHOLS - Sale of Real Estate
William NICHOLS d/ 1 Jun 1826 intestate, leaving
widow - Barbara and 9 children,
- Mathias NICHOLS
- Henry NICHOLS
- Susan w/o Ignatius DELOZIER
- Margaret w/o Conrad HUMBURG - Out of State
- Sarah w/o Collison/William BRIGHLEY
- John NICHOLS - Out of State
- Elizabeth NICHOLS, a minor
- Henrietta NICHOLS, a minor
- Sidney Ann NICHOLS, a minor
Land - "The River of Rocks", 190 acres, from John FUNK
(w/ Prudence) of Washington Twp, Franklin Co, PA in 1805
(at that time, William NICHOLS also lived there), lies
on South Mountain, next to Antietam Bottom; also, "March
Weather", 153 acres,(resurveyed to Daniel DELOZIER by
Special Warrant in 1794).
On 4 Oct 1826, James NICHOLS testified John NICHOLS,
Margaret and Conrad HUMBURG lived out of state but did
not name the state. Guardian was David FILSON; trustee
was James NICHOLS; after 3 failed public sales, private
sale was made for $1,200 (name not disclosed) on 9 Apr
1828; each 1/9 share was $119.52; finalized 26 Aug 1830.
- 341-360 - BAER, DORSEY - Mar 1822
- Conrad SCHULTZ, Frederick KONIG and Lewis MAYER
vs Henry BAER/BEAR
The petitioners traded under the firm of Schultz, Konig and
Company and recovered judgement against Henry BAER in 1819.
In 1815, Henry BAER mortgaged his real estate to Jacob BAER,
John BAER Sr. and Stephen STEINER for debts they owed to
Nicholas HOLTZ. Henry BAER also made another mortgage in
1819 for the same real estate to Jacob BAER and Frederick A.
SCHLEY as they signed as security for Henry.
William BAER was a s/o Henry BAER. Michael BAER and Ezra BAER
were sons and executors of John BAER, dec'd.
Land - 1/2 of Lot #3 in Frederick Town (being parts of Lot #24
and 25), on Patrick Street, includes a 2-story brick house occupied
by Jacob BAER, from John NEILL in 1800.
Trustee was Frederick A. SCHLEY; on 17 Sep 1825, sale made to
Caleb DORSEY of Thomas for $3,005; finalized 3 Aug 1830.
- 360-370 - HAINES, CREIGHTON, COOMES, UNKEFER, LUGENBEEL, JOHNSON - Aug 1824
- Abdiel UNKEFER vs Samuel CREIGHTON Estate - Foreclosure
David HAINES d/ intestate, leaving 7 minor children,
- Mary HAINES
- Samuel HAINES
- William HAINES
- James HAINES
- Charles HAINES
- Michael D. HAINES
- Sarah Ann HAINES
Administrator was Abdiel UNKEFER; guardian was John LUGENBEEL.
Land - "Leigh Castle", 28 acres; sold to Samuel CREIGHTON but
all monies have not been paid and are overdue.
Samuel CREIGHTON d/ c1824 intestate, w/o issue, leaving heirs,
(probably his sisters)
- Mary w/o Ralph/Raphael COOMES
- Ann CREIGHTON
Trustee was Abdiel UNKEFER; on 18 Jan 1828 at Mr. HAINES's
Mill, sale was made to Joseph JOHNSON for $212. After the
court expenses and mortgage was paid, proceeds were too short
to pay the remaining creditors any more than $.11 on the dollar;
finalized 15 Jul 1830.
- 370-388 - BROWN, HAUVER, GETZ, BARENHEISON, McAFFEE, BIGGS - Oct 1829
- Christian HARMAN, creditor vs Thomas BROWN Estate
Thomas BROWN d/ Apr 1828 intestate, leaving
widow - Susan and 9 children,
- Thomas BROWN (Jr.)
- Elizabeth w/o Daniel HAUVER
- Mary w/o Chrisitan GETZ
- Susan w/o John BARENHEISON
- Catharine w/o Daniel McAFFEE
- George BROWN
- William BROWN, a minor
- Sarah BROWN, a minor
- Christian BROWN, a minor
Administrators were Thomas and George BROWN;
Land - "The Separation", 4+ acres, (a vacancy being added)
from John BIGGS in 1808;
- "Resurvey on Round Meadow and Stans? Enough", 165 acres,
in Catoctin Hundred next to Tobias RITTER, from John BIGGS
(w/ Priscilla) in 1807 (surveyed in 1792 and then called
Guardian was Ignatius BROWN; trustee was William BROWN;
on second sale attempt, George BROWN, heir of Thomas BROWN
was high bidder for $1,122.94, subject to widow's dower.
Each 1/9 share was $22.25; finalized 2 Sep 1830.
- 389-414 - DUVALL, DAVIS - Feb 1828
- Gilbert DAVIS and George BALTZELL vs William DUVALL Estate
Willilam DUVALL d/ 28 Jul 1826 (will 13 Dec 1822; 18 Oct 1826),
his 6 children,
- John Prather DUVALL ($5 as full share)
- Benjamin DUVALL (d/ 4 Oct 1826 intestate), his 9 minor children,
.....Jemima DUVALL (turned 21 by Oct 1828)
.....Sarah Anne DUVALL
.....Benjamin W. DUVALL
- Mary w/o Luke DAVIS
- Samuel DUVALL (d/ 29 Jun 1827 intestate), his 6 minor children
- Thomas DUVALL
- Daniel DUVALL
- gr/dau - Delila DUVALL ($20)
Son Benjamin was given 36 acres of land where he then lived
with provision for son Thomas to continue with stone quarry
on that property. After 12 months, rest of property to be
sold and divided among Mary, Benjamin, Samuel, Thomas and
Daniel. (Other grandchildren not named in will, only Delila.)
Executors were Benjamin DUVALL and Thomas DUVALL;
witnesses: William WILCOXIN, Jacob IJAMS, Plummer IJAMS.
William DUVALL was jointly indebted with Gilbert DAVIS
and Samuel DUVALL to George BALTZELL
Land - "Good Friday" and Duvall's Forrest", 166 acres,
Guardian was Jemima DUVALL for her siblings; Daniel DUVALL
was guardian for Samuel's children; testimony given by
John McPHERSON Jr. and William M. BEALL for the complainant.
Trustee was Daniel DUVALL; 130 acres (all except part
given to Benjamin) was sold to Thomas DUVALL at $10.50/acre.
Proceeds were short, paid $.32 on the dollar. The complainants
petitioned to have Benjamin's 36 acres sold as well which
the court approved; in May 1830, it was sold to Gideon BANTZ
(who was an assignee for Peter SOWER, another creditor) for $660;
paid $.31 on the dollar; finalized Oct 1830.
- 415-426 - PANCOAST, ONEILL, SLAVES - Jul 1829
- Henry KEMP vs Samuel PANCOAST
Samuel PANCOAST, dec'd (will 7 Oct 1820; 7 Nov 1820)
widow - Louisa (later married Patrick ONEILL)
and 4 children,
- Stacy Ignatius PANCOAST d/ bef Jul 1829
- Joseph Washington PANCOAST, a minor
- Frances Eliza PANCOAST d/ bef Jul 1829
- Catharine Elizabeth PANCOAST, a minor
SLAVES - negro girls ESTER and ELIZA; negro boy JACOB,
negro man CHARLES (to wife til remarriage, then to children)
Land - "Wet Work" (plantation and lands to sons as tenants
in common with payments to daughters)
Executors were George BUCKEY (d/ bef Jul 1829) and
Henry KEMP; witnesses: Casper MANTZ, William MICHAEL,
George BENTZ, Francis MANTZ.
Guardian was Patrick ONEILL; trustee was John NELSON;
10 1/2 acres were laid off and sold to Patrick ONEILL
on 12 Oct 1829 at $30/acre; finalized 6 Jul 1830.
- 427-453a - QUINN (other Emmitsburg names) - Feb 1829
- James McDIVIT vs Patrick QUINN/QUYNN Estate
Patrick QUINN d/ leaving children,
- Rosanna QUINN
- James QUINN
- Margaret QUINN
- Mary QUINN
A - Lot #21 in Carrollsburg, 10 acres, from Robert
L. ANNAN (w/ Mary) and Willilam EMMIT (w/ Susan)
in 1813, previously from James YOUNG, dec'd.
B - Lot #20 in Carrollsburg, 10 acres, from Willilam
M. BEALL Jr., late sheriff in 1822, of the estate
of Bartholomew McCAFFREY, previously from James
C - Lot #27 in Emmitsburg with house, located in center
of Emmitsburg on street leading to Baltimore and running
with the Cross Street leading from Gettysburg to Frederick
Town, from John HARRITT, trustee for Bartholomew McCAFFREY
for debts due to Francis GILLMEYER in 1826.
D - Lot #26 and 27 (diamond lot) with 2-story brick-stone
house in Emmitsburg, now occupied as the post office and
barber shop, situated on the southwest corner of the said
town on Main Street, from James HUGHES and w/ Lucy in 1827.
E - "William's Lot", 8+ acres, from Henry NEED (wife not named)
F - "Carrollsburg", 3 acres, on south side of road leading
from Emmitsburg to YOUNG's lower farm, from Charles ROBERTSON
(w/ Elizabeth) in 1814.
G - part of Lot #11 (other part to William McKINLEY) and three
back Lotts #130, 131, 135 in Emmitsburg, on east side of alley
and directly opposite two front Lotts #10 and 11, from William
LONG in 1813.
H - Lot #11 on north side of Main Street in Emmitsburg from William
McKINLEY (w/ Christiana) in 1814, next to Peter HORNECKER.
I - one undivided moriety of 120 acres owned jointly with Doctor
James A. SHORB from James NICHOLS, trustee for estate of Jacob HOCKENSMITH.
Guardian was James McDIVIT when filing petition; but later
George GROVER was appointed guardian in Sep 1829. Trustees
were James McDEVITT and Patrick OWINGS; in Dec 1829, sales to
A- to Henry BECKENBAUGH for $100 (on Poplar Ridge).
B- to Daniel GAMBLE for $82.50 (on Poplar Ridge near Emmitsburg).
C- to Edward McBRIDE for $628.
D- to George GROVER for $1278.
E- to William GREASON for about $40 or less.
F- to James STORM? for $167.
G- to Richard MASTERS for $821; back lotts to Dr. J.A. SHORB
H- to J. ELDER for $650.
I- to John GRABILL for $365.26.
Total sales $4290.38. James A. SHORB petitioned the court
on behalf of Sister Geneviere of the Religious House of Saint
Joseph's for her claim. After debts were paid, each 1/4 share
was $904.65; finalized 23 Sep 1830.
- 453a-478 - LEASE, ENGELBRECHT, CARLIN, PUMPHREY,
McCLEARY, WHITMORE - Jul 1829
- Vachel PUMPHREY, creditor vs George LEASE Estate
George LEASE d/ 17 Aug 1829 intestate, leaving
widow - Elizabeth and 5 children,
- William LEASE
- Nicholas LEASE
- George LEASE
- Catharine w/o John ENGELBRECHT
- Sarah w/o William CARLIN
- Lot #14 of "Tasker's Chance", 2 acres, on North
side of Frederick Town and on East side of Main
road leading to PA, from Isaac RICHARDSON (w/ Elizabeth)
in 1805 (to Richardson from Nicholas HOLTZ as guardian
of Mary, Elizabeth, Michael, Catharine, George, Nicholas,
Susanna Margaret WHITMORE);
- Lot #15, 4 acres of "Tasker's Chance" from Henry STEINER
(w/ Rachel Rebecca) in 1809 (except the part Lease conveyed
to Philip LAMBRECHT);
- Lots #251 and 252 in Frederick Town from Eli BEATTY and
Nathaniel ROCHESTER of Washington County as exec/of William
BEATTY in 1809 (except part which Lease conveyed to Joseph
- 1/2 undivided part of Lot #4 of "Middle Plantation", 50 acres,
(Joseph KENEGA owns the other half) from Eleanor POTTS as surviving
executrix of Richard POTTS in 1822;
- parts of lot #1 and 2 of "Tasker's Chance", 3 acres,
from Henry KOONTZ Jr. (w/ Margaret) in 1811 (to Koontz
from John REED in 1811), lies next to land of Lawrence BRENGLE
(from Samuel DUVALL in 1786).
Administrator was William LEASE; survey was made for the widow's
1/3 dower; trustee was L.P.W. BALCH; on 3 Nov 1829, sale was made
- to Vachel PUMPHREY for 4 acres at $1310, 3 acres at $400, 3/4
acre vacant lot at $100;
- to Robet McCLEARY for wood lot of 25 acres at $382.50;
There was also a joint judgment against Lease and George ROHR
connected with a mortgage they held against John NICODEMUS by
a special bail on which $621.44 was paid out to Jacob BALTZELL
and Charles BALTZELL. Proceeds were short, paid creditors $.23
on the dollar. The Nicodemus payout was protested and then the
remaining debts were paid with each child then receiving $93.51;
finalized 26 Oct 1830.
- 478-489 - McPHERSON, DELAPLANE, BRIEN, RUSSELL, etc - Jan 1831
- William MILLER, John CARMACK, Horatio McPHERSON
and John McPherson BRIEN - Petition for title
In 1827, William MILLER, John CARMACK and John
McPHERSON purchased real estate at a Sheriff's
sale (Thomas CARLTON then sheriff) from the
estate of Joshua DELAPLANE and John DELAPLANE.
Land - "Resurvey on Terra Rubra", "Six Brothers",
"Stoney Ridge", "Resurvey on Welsh Cabbin", "Toms
Fancy", "The Cliffs", conveyed to Joshua DELAPLANE
by Richard and James WINCHESTER in 1803; "This Is
None" and "Resurvey on Welsh Cabbin" conveyed to
Joshua DELAPLANE by Jacob and Anna OTTO in 1814;
"Six Brothers" conveyed to Joshua DELAPLANE by
Joseph BIGGS in 1814.
John McPHERSON d/ 5 Dec 1829
(will 12 Jan 1827; 7 Jan 1830)
- To son James, no share and he is to repay all
expenses paid for him from his father's ledger.
- To the children of Robert G. McPHERSON the farm
on which Robert lived which lay next to lands of
Lewis NEILL, John HOUCK and on the turnpike road
and also a mountain tract of 100 acres purchased
from Charles BEATTY; also an adjoining tract
"Wefellys Tract" which had been occupied by Robert
G. RUSSELL. The widow of these three children to
have use and proceeds of land for maintenance and
education of the children; but if the children
should die, it should revert to John's three sons,
William L., John Jr. and Horatio on payment of
$2,000 to the widow Maria McPHERSON should either
of the children die.
- To 3rd son William L. McPHERSON, he devised all the
lands purchased from George BALTZELL representing the
interest of the heirs of George SNERTZELL, Charles
HUMRICKHOUSE, Robert HENDERSON's heirs, John BAER's
heirs; land laying between the turnpike and Harpers
Ferry Road which is now occupied by William L. McPHERSON.
- To 4th son, John Jr., all the land adjoing "Araby"
which was purchased from William MARSHALL, John
GRAHAM and Robert VANCE with all stocks and NEGROES,
etc, and the house where John Sr. lived, adjoing Mr.
BRIEN's house; also Sr.'s watch and land he purchased
from William SCHLEY, esquire, as trustee for SPRIGG's
estate which he is to apply to his brother, Edward B.
McPHERSON's support and upon Edward's death, to revert
back to John Jr.'s children.
- To the children of Alexander McPHERSON, $10,000 to
be divided equally when they become of age.
- To Doctor William S. McPHERSON, tract of land from
Thomas PATTERSON, now in tenure of Jacob GETZANDANNER,
with profit to be applied to the support and maintenance
of his brother, James L. McPHERSON.
- To John, eldest s/o William S. McPHERSON, tract where
Jacob GETZANDANNER lives (after death of James L.)
and mountain tract "Cary's Mountain", 150 acres, with
all his NEGROES and stock attached to land
- To son-in-law, John BRIEN, esquire, $20,000 dollars,
deducting $8,866.66 for which there is receipt of his
- To sister, Mrs. RUSSELL, support in her hands.
Also, Ante Eatam Estate and Linganore Mills be carried
on as usual until there is an entire discharge of all
claims against his estate.
- to son, Horatio McPHERSON and grandson, John McPherson
BRIEN - the residue of estate.
Executors were John BRIEN, esquire; William L. McPHERSON,
John McPHERSON Jr., and Horatio McPHERSON.
Witnesses: J. DIXON, James RAYMOND, Benjamin PRICE.
John DELAPLANE first applied for insolvency in 1805.
On 27 Jan 1831, title was granted as per will.
- 490-501 - BAUMGARDNER, REESE, BEARD, SHRIVER, MOTTER - Jul 1830
- John BAUMGARDNER Estate
John BAUMGARDNER d/ Sep 1828 intestate, leaving
widow - Elizabeth, but no children, grandchildren
or parents - he did leave the following 6 siblings,
sis/ Elizabeth w/o Jacob REESE - Ohio
sis/ Margaret w/o John BEARD - Ohio
sis/ Catharine w/o Jacob SHRIVER - PA
bro/ George BAUMGARDNER - Ohio
bro/ Jacob BAUMGARDNER - Ohio
bro/ Nicholas BAUMGARDNER, dec'd - Ohio - his children,
.....Elizabeth BAUMGARDNER, a minor
.....Nicholas BAUMGARDNER, a minor
Land - "Neighbours Agreement Resurveyed", 129 acres,
from Peter MARTIN (w/ Ann Mary) in 1814; next to
"Good Luck" and land of John SHEETS.
Trustee was Lewis MOTTER, equire; on 8 Nov 1830, sale
made to Joshua MOTTER for $1,005 subject to widow's
dower; each 1/6 share was $302.48; finalized 10 Feb 1831.
- 501-509 - LEATHERMAN, KEMP, SHOVER, TROXELL, ROUZER, HUTTON - Oct 1830
- Daniel ROUZER vs Joseph LEATHERMAN - Foreclosure
In 1824, Joseph LEATHERMAN executed two notes to
Henry KEMP (trustee for estate of Sophia SHOVER)
with Peter TROXELL and John LEATHERMAN as securities;
said notes were assigned to Daniel ROUZER. Joseph
LEATHERMAN then executed a mortgage to Rouzer.
Land - Lot #8 of "Buck Forrest", 128+ acres.
Trustee was George M. EICHELBERGER; private sale
made to George HUTTON for $1,600; after mortgage
was paid, Joseph LEATHERMAN received $42.30;
finalized Feb 1831.
- 510-513 - STIER - Jan 1820
- Frederick STIER vs Daniel STIER and Henry STIER - Title
Frederick STIER and Daniel STIER owned undivided portions
of real estate of their father, Jacob STIER, dec'd. Daniel
appointed Henry STIER as his power of attorney to sell his
half to Frederick; but neither Daniel nor Henry have conveyed
the deed. Daniel STIER had been in Rockingham Co, North
Carolina since at least Jun 1817. Title was granted in
- 513-518 - STIER - Jan 1820
- Frederick STIER vs Jacob STIER Jr. - Title
Jacob STIER Jr., who moved to Ohio, sold his undivided share
of real estate of his father, Jacob STIER, dec'd (by his will)
to his brother Frederick but never conveyed a deed. In 1816,
Jacob STIER Jr. lived in Montgomery Co, Maryland.
Cornelious STIER conveyed a deed in 1819 to Frederick for his
undivided share but the deed was not recorded in the alloted
time. Cornelius has since moved out of state. Title granted
on 24 Feb 1831.
- 518-532 - HOLLIDAY, DOLL, CARNAN, YEISER, CHAMBERS,
LEE, LEWIS, COOK, THOMAS, ROPP, MATHIAS, BARD - Aug 1824
- Christopher ROPP and Michael ROPP
vs John R. HOLIDAY Estate of Baltimore County - Title
In Dec 1789, John R. HOLIDAY sold real estate to
Christopher ROPP. In Oct 1811, Christopher sold
the same to his son, Michael ROPP. No deed was
ever conveyed from Holiday.
John R. HOLLIDAY d/ 1800 intestate, leaving 9 children,
- John R. HOLLIDAY - Out of State
- Daniel C. HOLLIDAY d/ intestate, unmarried
- Sarah HOLLIDAY w/o James DOLL, both dec'd, their 3 children,
.....Eleanor A. DOLL w/o George COOK - Baltimore
.....Eliza B. DOLL w/o Allen THOMAS - Anne Arundel County
.....John R. DOLL/DULL - Washington County
- Aetha HOLLIDAY, dec'd, w/o children
- Christiana HOLLIDAY, dec'd w/o Christopher CARNAN
..... - their 9 minor children - Baltimore County
.....John R. CARNAN
.....Sarah G. CARNAN
.....Christopher R. CARNAN
.....Daniel H. CARNAN
.....Prudence G. CARNAN
- Eleanor HOLLIDAY w/o John YEISER - Out of State
- Prudence G. HOLLIDAY w/o James CHAMBERS - Out of State
- Mary L. HOLLIDAY, dec'd w/o William LEE
.....- their 5 minor children - Cecil County
.....Mary D. LEE
.....Eliza H. LEE
.....Eleanor A. LEE
.....Mary G. LEE
.....Thomas S. LEE
- Eliza HOLLIDAY, dec'd w/o Samuel LEWIS
.....- their 5 children - Out of State
.....John R. LEWIS
.....Daniel S. LEWIS
.....Eleanor A. LEWIS
.....Charles R. LEWIS
Administrator was son, Daniel C. HOLIDAY.
Land - "Gotham", 52+ acres, lies next to "Pallentine"
and "Ohio" and land of Peter ZEP. (Part of land sold
to George MATHIAS (17+ acres) and other part to son,
Michael, who then sold it to John BARD (36+ acres).
Guardian for the Carnan and Lee children was Joshua
DILL; testimony given by John WAMPLER. In Feb 1831,
Jacob MATHIAS was appointed guardian for purpose of
executing deed to John BARD and George MATHIAS.
- 532-546 - YINGLING, COPPERSMITH, BISH,
STAMBAUGH, YOUNG, FOREMAN - Feb 1829
- Adam BISH vs Jacob COPPERSMITH
In 1820, Adam BISH sold 100 acres of land to Jacob
COPPERSMITH by notes from Coppersmith and Abraham
YINGLING; but no conveyance was ever made. Two days
later, Adam LEPPO who wanted conformity to perfect
the legal title, had Bish and Coppersmith convey a
joint deed to Yingling for the security of payment.
Abraham YINGLING died Nov 1823 with a will designating
his property be sold and Andrew HULL was appointed
trustee for this purpose. All lands except 67 acres on
which Coppersmith had possession was sold but no
conveyance to Coppersmith was ever made and some of
the notes are still unpaid. Coppersmith became insolvent
and had judgement rendered against him with these lands
being sold to: Frederick YINGLING, John ERB, Peter MYERS,
Joseph KEIFER and Jacob BROWN; some of which have assigned
their rights to Elias COPPERSMITH, son of Jacob (Erb, Brown
Abraham YINGLING d/ 1823 (with a will), leaving 6 children,
- Christena w/o Jacob STAMBAUGH - PA
- Lewis YINGLING
- Henry YINGLING - Ohio
- Elizabeth w/o David FOREMAN
- Rachel w/o John YOUNG
- Peter YINGLING, dec'd - his children,
.....Ann Julia YINGLING
(most of Peter's children were born since the death
Guardian was Peter YINGLING; trustee was Frederick
YINGLING; sale made to Adam BISH for $340; finalized
17 Mar 1831.
- 547-549 - STIER - Oct 1830
- Henry STIER vs William STIER - Title
In 1825, William STIER sold his undivided interest
in his father Jacob STIER's estate to his brother,
Henry STIER but has not conveyed the title. William
now lives Out of State. On 14 Apr 1831, title was
granted to Henry STIER.
- 550-560 - FLEMING, STAMY/STARMY, REYNOLDS, FOUT - Feb 1830
- Eleanor FLEMING, Charlton FLEMING of Frederick County
and Sarah (FLEMING) and husband Henry STAMY/STARMY of
Franklin County, PA vs Samuel REYNOLDS - Foreclosure
The Petitioners sold land of 152 acres to Samuel REYNOLDS
and also held the mortgage; payments not made.
Trustee was William SCHLEY; sale made to George FOUT
for $1,938; after mortgage was paid, Reynolds received
$433.47; finalized 5 Jan 1831.
- 560-594 - NICODEMUS, MOONEY, POTTER, FLAUTT, FILSON,
etc - Jan 1827
- George LEASE and George ROHR vs John NICODEMUS Estate - Foreclosure
John NICODEMUS was indebted to Jacob BALTZELL and
Charles BALTZELL, merchants of Baltimore City; they
obtained George LEASE and George ROHR to become a
special bail on John NICODEMUS' debt. A judgement
was received against Nicodemus and attempt was made
to bring him back from his home in Pennsylvania but
he resisted, leaving the judgement to fall against
Lease and Rohr. After Nicodemus executed a deed
to the petitioners, he also executed two deeds to
his brother-in-law, Daniel POTTER, for the greater
part of the same land. Potter also resides in PA.
John NICODEMUS d/ intestate in Washington Twp,
Franklin Co, PA - leaving 9 minor children,
- Frederick NICODEMUS
- John NICODEMUS
- Elizabeth NICODEMUS
- Maria NICODEMUS
- Daniel NICODEMUS
- Jeremiah NICODEMUS
- Courtney NICODEMUS
- Margaret NICODEMUS
- Samuel NICODEMUS
Land - "Harbaughs Delight", 37 acres, next to lands
of Daniel HUGHES, John Nicodemus and William NICHOLS;
conveyed from William MOONEY, Daniel MOONEY, James
MOONEY and John MOONEY of Washington Twp, Franklin Co,
PA (their shares) for $111 each in 1819 (John NICODEMUS
was also listed as living there then in all these deeds
in 1819 and 1820).
- "Harbaughs Delight", 225 acres (surveyed for John HARBAUGH
of Jacob in 1793) on South Mountain and East bank of small
stream running into Antietam Creek, conveyed from John LEVY
(w/ Nancy) of Frederick Co, MD for $3,000; lies next to
"Resurvey on Buck Range" (granted to Normand BRUCE in 1767),
"Buck Range" (granted to Edward SWEANEY in 1762), "Richards
Folly" (granted to Normand BRUCE in 1765), and "Partnership";
tract originally known as "Resurvey on Snipes Head", 225 acres,
patent in 1810 to John LAVEY.
- "Buck Range" and "March Weather", 140+ acres, from William
MOONEY and Daniel MOONEY for $1,800 in 1819, from John MOONEY
for $140 and from James MOONEY for $200 in 1820 (their shares),
all being of Franklin Co, PA.
Patrick MOONEY d/ bef 1819 intestate in Franklin Co, PA
leaving 5 children,
- Daniel MOONEY
- John MOONEY
- William MOONEY
- James MOONEY
- Elizabeth, dec'd w/o George FLAUTT
In 1820, John NICODEMUS made a mortgage to
George LEASE and George ROHR, both of Frederick
County, MD, to insure them as special bail to
Jacob BALTZELL and Charles BALTZELL of Baltimore
in their claim against John NICODEMUS and
Also in 1820, Nicodemus deeded to Daniel POTTER
(a brother-in-law) of Washington Twp, Franklin Co,
PA for $1,744, "Snipes Head", in Upper Catoctin
Hundred, next to "Harbaughs Delight" and adjoining
the lands of John HARBAUGH and heirs of David McCREA;
and also "Harbaughs Delight", 137 acres, adjoins
lands of Daniel HUGHES Jr, William NICOLS and the
heirs of David McCREA. In 1824, he also deeded to
Potter for $950, "Buck Range", 116+ acres, on South
Mountain, adjoing lands of John NEWEY, Elias WILLIAR,
William NICHOLS and George FLAUTT.
The Potter deeds were voided in 1827 after protest
from Daniel POTTER who testified he had been living
in Washington Co, MD since 1826. He also protestd
the amount of Baltzell's claim, stating they had been
paid $250 in whiskey in 1824. Trustee was George ROHR;
sale made to George LEASE for $2.70/acre but he failed
to comply with terms. Private sale was then made to
George FLAUTT for "Buck Range", 116 acres for $320;
and to David FILSON for "Snipes Head", 137 acres, and
"Harbaughs Delight", 37 acres, for $523.20; finalized
31 Jul 1829.
- 594-608 - UMSTEAD, STEEL, JUSTICE, CROUSE, ROOT,
BEATTY, GIBSON, HOY, SMITH - Oct 1829
- Jacob SNYDER, creditor vs Anne Elizabeth R. HOY
Land - Lots #68 and #80 and #82 in "Monocacy Manor" and part
"Pleasant Mount" (conveyed to Peter SMITH from Adam CREAGER),
282 acres, conveyed to Nicholas UMSTEAD and Nicholas HOY Sr.
from Adam SMITH and Frederick SMITH, exec/of Peter SMITH in
Nicholas UMSTEAD died 15 Aug 1823 (will 24 Mar 1818; 1 Sep 1823),
(relationships given only if noted below)
- Rev. Nicholas ZOOKEY, $100 + $100 for the poor
- Rev. John DUBOIS, $50
- Sisterhood near Emmitsburg, $100
- Ruth STEEL w/o John STEEL of Ohio - $500
- Margaret JUSTICE, dec'd w/o Aquilla JUSTICE of Ohio
.....her daughters - $200 equally divided
- Eleanor JUSTICE w/o William JUSTICE of Ohio - $100
- Catharine CROUSE w/o John CROUSE of Ohio - $50
- Mary ROOT w/o James ROOT (dec'd) of Tennessee - $100
- Ann BEATTY w/o Edward BEATTY of Tennessee - $200
- Elizabeth BEATTY w/o Patrick BEATTY of Tennessee - $200
bro/ David UMSTEAD of Ohio - $100
bro/ Enoch UMSTEAD - $50
- Thomas GIBSON (s/o Thomas GIBSON, dec'd) - $50
- Rachel HOY w/o of Nicholas HOY - residue of estate
Executor was NIcholas HOY; witnesses: Joseph TANEY,
John HEAD, John DARBY.
So, Nicholas UMSTEAD's undivided half was willed to Rachel HOY,
w/o Nicholas HOY Sr. Afterwards, Sr. sold his undivided half
to Nicholas HOY Jr. but had not yet conveyed it.
Nicholas HOY Jr. d/ 28 Sep 1829 intestate, leaving
widow - Anne Elizabeth and only child,
- Mary Anne R. HOY, a minor
Administrator for Hoy Jr. was Anne Elizabeth HOY and Joseph WOOD.
Hoy Jr. also had a note owed to Christian REICH in 1829.
Guardian was Anne Elizabeth HOY; trustee was Joseph Wood;
on 1 Nov 1830, sale made to Nicholas HOY for $4,910; after
Hoy Sr. and Jacob Snyder were paid, the minor daughter received
$761.24; finalized 28 Feb 1831.
- 609-623 - KNOTT, JONES, OFFUTT, BAER, SLAVES,
HANE - Aug 1826
- Zepheniah KNOTT vs Zachariah KNOTT Estate
Zachariah KNOTT d/ Dec 1820 - Montgomery County, MD
(will 11 Feb 1820; 12 Dec 1820)
widow - Jane (d/ bef 3 Nov 1820), leaving 11 children,
- Joseph KNOTT
- Stansbury KNOTT
- Mary Ann KNOTT
- Stanislaus KNOTT
- Teresa w/o Brook JONES
- Lewis KNOTT
- Edward KNOTT
- Caleb KNOTT
- Leonard KNOTT, dec'd - his children,
.....Zepheniah KNOTT (Frederick County)
.....Samuel KNOTT, a minor (Frederick County)
.....Roseller KNOTT, a minor, now w/o Ezra BAER (Frederick County)
.....Leonard KNOTT, a minor (Frederick County)
- Catharine OFFUTT - her children
- Francis KNOTT
Devised to his children - to Joseph, Stansbury and Mary Ann
after their mother's death, all the plantation where he now
lives including 40 acres from John BELT to be divided among
them; to Stanislaus, 1/2 of lands on north side of road leading
from mouth of Monocacy to Ellicotts Mills; other half to Teresa;
to Lewis, $1344 formerly lent to him; to Edward, 122 acres where
he now resides to be divided off; remainder of land where Edward
lives to be divided into six parts (for Joseph, Caleb, Lewis,
Stanislaus, Teresa and Mary Ann) with friend Francis JAMISON to
direct; to Caleb, 50 acres conveyed from Francis DEAKINS and
Francis THOMAS and $618 formerly paid to him and 1 acre on south
side of road leading to Ellicott Mills bounded by HAYs and PLUMMERs
lots; to Leonard's children, 114 acres purchased from Jesse BURCH;
to Catharine's children, 1/2 of 245 acres from John VARNEL and
Greenbury GAITHER to be rented out by son-in-law, Brook JONES until
the oldest child of Catharine's becomes of age, then to be divided
among her children; to Teresa, remaining half; to Francis, land from
HEBBURN and 3 Hogs Heads of Tobacco he has already received and he
to pay Catharine $100 and pay $40 to Leonard's children, all w/in
12 months of intestate's death.
SLAVES - negro boy PETER (to d/ Mary Ann and a house)
- to Henry WARING and Rober B. TANEY, esquire, $100 to be vested
in a secure fund, the interest to be applied to the support of
the clergymen of the Roman Catholic pursuasion that shall attend
Barnes Ville Roman Catholic Church.
Executors were wife and son-in-law Brook JONES; witnesses: Joseph
A. MURPHY, Leonard HAYS Jr., John T. KNOTT. Codicil changed one
of the executors to son, Stanis L. KNOTT, in lieu of wife's death;
witnesses: Richard BEALL, Joseph A. MURPHY, Francis JAMISON dated
3 Nov 1820.
Land - "Friendship", 114 acres in Montgomery County, purchased
from Jesse BURCH and conveyed by David STEWART of Baltimore County
in 1795, next to land of Robert SOLLERS and "Resurvey on Happy Choice".
Guardian was George BAER of William; trustee was Ezra BAER; on 12
Oct 1830 (2nd attempt), sale made to John HANE at $2.62 1/2/acre,
totaling $299.25; each of Leonard's children received $62.95;
finalized 28 Apr 1831.
- 623-634 - RICE, ELLIS/ELY, BARRICK, WINEBRENNER,
DERN, CRAMER, ALBAUGH - Feb 1831
- James RICE Estate - Sale of Real Estate
James RICE d/ Sep 1829 (will 12 Aug 1829; 21 Sep 1829)
widow - Catharine and 7 children,
- George RICE
- Catherine w/o William ELLIS/ELY
- Sophia w/o Samuel BARRICK
- Harriet w/o Christian WINEBRENNER
- Nancy BARRICK, dec'd - her children,
.....Harriet Ann Elizabeth BARRICK, a minor
.....Catherine Ann BARRICK, a minor
- Amos RICE
- James Madison RICE
William DERN willed to James' 5 children, George, Catherine,
Sophia and Harriet (only 4 names listed, other one must have
been Nancy or else there were only 4), the sum of 120 pounds
each; James devises same amount to go to youngest two sons,
Amos and James Madison Rice as well as his wife. He also
devised $200 to granddaughter Harriet BARRICK and $300 to
granddaughter Kitty Ann BARRICK; $300 to each son; balance
of estate to be divided among 6 living children and wife,
except Sophia's shall remain in hands of executor for her
and her children.
Executor was son George RICE; witnesses: Edward SCHLEY,
Joseph FILLER, Solomon FILLER.
Land - House and land left to wife, occupied by
Guardian was Ezra CRAMER; trustee was George RICE; sale
made to Philip WINEBRENNER for $759. On 19 apr 1831,
Henry BARRICK testified he had been acquainted with Catharine
Rice, the widow, since her infancy and she was about 60 years
old; she received 3/9, $225.44; each 1/7 share was $64.41;
finalized 9 Jun 1831.
- 634-646 - ROBERTSON, McPHERSON, RUTHERFORD - Jan 1831
- Horatio McPHERSON and John McPHERSON BRIEN
vs James ROBERTSON Estate - Title
James ROBERTSON died Apr 1823 intestate, with
trustees Cyrus MANTZ and Barbara ROBERTSON who
sold the 92 acres (Linganore Mills) with merchant
mill, saw mill and plaster mill to Alexander
McPHERSON for $35,500 (1/2 ownership). Alexander
sold one undivided half part to Benjamin RUTHERFORD
and they occupied the premises until Alexander's
death when Benjamin sold his share to Colonel John
McPHERSON, now dec'd, for $15,000.
Alexander McPHERSON died Dec 1825 and soon after the
bank foreclosed; John McPHERSON Jr. and William S.
McPHERSON were appointed trustees to make sale and
on 11 Sep 1826, Col. John McPHERSON, dec'd, became
the purchaser for $12,000.
Col. John McPHERSON died 25 NOv 1829 leaving residue
of estate to son Horatio McPHERSON and grandson John
McPherson BRIEN (see JS-9, 478-489). In codicil dated
16 Nov 1829, he added:
Land - Mill and farm on Carroll Creek from sons,
William L. McPHERSON and John McPHERSON in 1829,
they still liable to Farmers and Mechanics Bank.
To son Edward McPHERSON, farm then in his possession.
Witnesses: Benjamin PRICE, Danial HUGHES, Thomas C.
WORTHINGTON, John COALE. On 7 Dec 1829, Thomas SHAW,
cashier of the bank, presented the codicil to the
register of wills.
On 17 Feb 1831, title granted to Horation McPHERSON
and John McPherson BRIEN as tenants in common for
Linganore Mills and 92 acres.
- 646-655 - HOUSE, WISMON, NYSEWANGER, DUTTEROW - Feb 1830
- George HOUSE Estate - Title
George HOUSE Sr (10 Aug 1823; 5 Jan 1824), leaving 7 children,
- Rachael NYSEWANGER
- George HOUSE (Jr), dec'd - his children,
.....George HOUSE (III) (s/o Lydia DUTTEROW)
- William HOUSE, dec'd - his children
- Stephen HOUSE
- Sarah WISMON, dec'd
- Richard HOUSE
- Elitha HOUSE (son)
to Nancy HOUSE w/o John HOUSE of Daniel, $100 to be
deducted from share of Elijah HOUSE.
Executors were sons, Elitha HOUSE and Stephen HOUSE;
witnesses: William LAMAR, William P. HOUSE, Benedict
Land - "Quakers Folly", 33 acres, next to "Resurvey
on Anchor and Hope" granted to Michael CREEKER (CREAGER?)
in 1764, by north bank of Catoctin; "Struggle", 26+ acres,
next to Perry RICE's land; unconveyed land, 82+ acres; all
contiguous (plat shown); equals 141+ acres, purchased by
Elijah HOUSE and George HOUSE for $2,363.22
George HOUSE Jr., d/ intestate - his 4 minor children,
- Perry HOUSE
- Martha HOUSE
- William HOUSE
- George HOUSE
Guardian was Anna HOUSE; Elitha HOUSE to convey deed;
finalized Jan 1831
End of JS-9
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