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Washington County, Maryland


KEY, HAMM, CHAPLINE, REELE, DOWNS, MUMMA - Washington County - 1815

Joseph CHAPLINE vs Jacob MILLER, Peter HAMM, and heirs of Philip B. KEY 
- Contract to Sell - 13 Dec 1815 Deed to Philip Barton KEY by Joseph CHAPLINE of one half undivided part in Washington Co, MD which he received through his father, Joseph CHAPLINE (IG-7, 41 and 120, Land Record of the Western Shore). Agreement between Joseph CHAPLINE and Peter HAM Sr, both of Washington Co, MD, tract Mount Pleasant, 126 acres, runs to John COONCE’s field to the hollow at HYATT’s field dated 3 Jun 1815. Philip Barton KEY w/ Anne KEY, administratriux d/ Eliza Rousby KEY d/ Mary KEY d/ Rebecca KEY d/ Louisa Key d/ Emily KEY d/ Ann Arnold KEY On 17 Apr 1816, John THRELKELD? was named guardian. Land - Tract Mount Pleasant, 165+ acres, surveyed by Jonas HOGMIRE on 21 Apr 1815, was sold by Cpt Joseph CHAPLINE to Jacob MILLER for $50/acre; begins at NE corner of Charles DOWNS’ field, next to road from John MUMMA’s house to Jacob MUMMA’s Mill and then runs along Chapline’s land, then to Reel’s land near Sharpsbourgh; land lies on the East side of road leading from Sharpsburgh to Hagerstown, next to Jacob REELES’ land. Tract Mount Pleasant , 133+ acres, surveyed by Jonas HOGMIRE on 28 Dec 1815, sold by Cpt Joseph CHAPLINE to Peter HAM, lies next to Res. on Smith’s Hills. Another tract, Smith’s Hills may have been located in Montgomery Co, MD as no further mention of that land appears here. [MSA S 512-1298; Loc 1-36-1-69-1230 dated 13 Dec 1815]

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