MAR. 7, 1807, VOL. 1, PAGE 87.
William Slocum to Nathan Chapman dated Mar. 7, 1809, Vol. 1, page 87. Beginning at the end of a wall at the south side of the bank of Hosea Wheeler's mill drain, about1.5 rods west of the west end of Randell Well's now dwelling house, thence westerly with the south bank of said drain about 6 rods to the northwest corner of the barn standing on said premises, thence southerly as the wall now stands about 6 rods to the highway and the southeast corner of a lot of land belonging to said Randall Wells, thence easterly with said highway about 7 or 8 rods to land belonging to Thomas H. Peckham, to the end of the wall, which is the southeasterly corner of the premises, thence northerly as the wall now stands to the first mentioned bound.
Witnessed by Samuel Peabody, Jr. and Stephen Avery.
MAR. 7, 1807, VOL. 1, PAGE 88.
William Slocum to Benjamin Frink, Mar. 7, 1809, Vol. 1, page 88, land beginning at the south side of the Sawmill Pond, in the east line of the highway, thence southerly by the highway to the northwest corner of Capt. Daniel Grant's barn lot, thence easterly bounding on said Grant's land and land of Stephen Avery, Esq., as the wall now runs about 15 rods to the corner of the wall which is the southeast conrer of the premises, thence northerly about 3 or 4 rods as the wass stands to the bend in the wall, thence northerly about 15 rods with land of the heirs of William Avery, dec., to an elm stump by a rock, at the south side of athe sawmill brook, which is the northeast corner of the premises, thence westerly with the south side of said brook and sawmill pond tit he aforesaid highway, being about 14 rods to the first mentioned bound, containing about 1 acre of land, more or less, together with a blacksmith shop, water wheel, trip hammer, thereon standing, except with the restrictions that the water, which is understood in this wise, vis: that said Frink shall have no liberty or right to use the water in the sawmill pond to the detriment or damage of the sawmill standing on the same dam, but at all other times he may use the water as he pleases on his trip hammer; likewise I reserve the privilege of a cartpath through said land from east to west for the purpose of accomodating the owner of the land lying east of the premises which cart path may be a pentway, so-called, in Col. Frink's choyetts.
Witnessed by Samuel Peabody, Jr., and Stephen Avery.
DEC, 10, 1813, VOL. 1, PAGE 341.
Thomas H. Peckham to William Slocum dated Dec. 10, 1813, Vol. 1, page 341, beginning at a stake in the north line of the highway being the northwest bound of the school house lot in said Millton and is the northeast bound of the premises, thence westerly with said highway to the Mill River, so-called, thence southerly and easterly with the said river and pond to the southwest corner of the schoolhouse lot to a mearstone, thence northerly with said schoolhouse lot to the first mentioned bound, containing about 10 rods of land.
AUG. 25, 1815, VOL. 1, PAGE 481.
Elis Hewitt to William Slocum dated Aug. 25, 1815, Vol. 1, page 481, 1/2 acre at a place called Millton, beginning at a mearstone standing in the north line of the highway at a corner of a lot of land I am to deed to Gilbert Sisson which lot said Sisson now improves, thence W 10 N 5 rods and 22 links with said highway to a mearstone, thence N 8.5 W to the river or pond, thence easterly with said pond to the northwest corner of said lot improved by said Sisson, thence southerly with said lot improved by said Sisson to the first mentioned bound, said Sisson is to make and maintain the fence in the west line from said pond to the river.
AUG. 18, 1818, VOL. 2, PAGE 209.
William Slocum to Andrew Billings dated Aug. 18, 1818, Vol. 2, page 209 -- One quarter acre -- Beginning at a mearstone near the northwest corner of the school house in Hillton on the south line of the highway, thence westerly by said highway to a stone bridge, thence southerly to the middle of the stream or brook, thence easterly with said brook or mill pond in the middle of the same until it comes opposite the southwest corner of said school house lot to the first mentioned bound, with a saddler's shop thereon standing, and is the same premises I purchased of Thomas H. Peckham in 1813.
Witnessed by William Randall, Jr., and Stephen Avery.
APR. 10, 1819, VOL. 2, PAGE 268.
From: Stephen Palmer, Jr. to William Slocum dated Apr. 10, 1819, Vol. 2, page 268, farm of 75 acres bounded on the east by the land owned by the heirs of Caturah Main and Clark Reynolds, on the north by land belonging to the heirs of Elijah Kinyon, on the west by and same, and on the south by John Langworthy's land.
MAR. 17, 1820, VOL. 2, PAGE 330.
From: Robert Palmer to William Slocum dated Mar. 17, 1820, Vol. 2, page 330. Dwelling house, barn and blacksmith shop with 17 acres, bounded on the east and north by land of Peter Main, on the west by land of David Maine, 2nd, and south by the highway, and is the same premises I purchased of Daniel Green Mar. 17, 1820 -- same day.
JAN. 20, 1821, VOL. 2, PAGE 402.
William Slocum to Ralph R. Miner dated Jan. 20, 1821, Vol. 2, page 402, 1/2 acre at a place called Millton, 1/2 acre of land and swamp, beginning at a mearstone standing in the north line of the highway at the corner of a lot of land belonging to Gilbert Sisson, thence W 10 N 5 rods and 22 links with said highway to a mearstone, thence N 8.5 W to the river or pond, thence easterly with said pond to the northwest corner of said lot belonging to said Sisson, thence southerly by and with said lot belonging to said Sisson to the first mentioned bound, said Miner to make and maintain the fence in the west line fence to pond to said river.
AUG. 31, 1939, PROBATE BOOK 1, PAGE 84.
From: Earlier Lydia received land from her father by distribution dated Aug. 31, 1939. Probate Book 1, page 84: To: Lydia Slocum in her right the lot No. 3, containing 8.5 acres and bounded westerly on Elizabeth Perry, northerly and partly by Lot #1, southerly on Lon #2 and #4 and easterly on Lot #4 and northerly on the highway, together with the wood lot No. 10 containing 6 acres bounded northerly on Jared Main, Jr., westerly on Perry Kenyon, and southerly on Lot #9.
DEC. 24, 1839, VOL. 5, PAGE 339.
William and Lydia Slocum to Jared Maine, Jr., dated Dec. 24, 1839, Vol. 5, page 339. Land set to Lydia in distribution of the estate of her father, Simeon Perry, beginning at an old wall in the NW corner and running southeasterly by the lands belonning to the said Jared Main, Jr., to a white oak tree, southwesterly by lands belonging to Eliza Perry crossing the highway to a stake and heap of stones, northerly by lands belonging to Perry Kinyon to the first mentioned bound. eight acres.
Witnessed by Peleg Clark, Sr. & Jr.
AUG. 3, 1844, VOL. 5, PAGE 387.
To: Burrel Slocum, Simeon P. Slocum, and Jesse B. Slocum to Elija Perry dated Aug. 3, 1844, Vol. 5, page 287. Bounded on the north by Elija Kinyon's, on the east by Azariah Main and Charles P. White and on the south by Charles P. White and Reuben S. and Bila W. P. Bennett, and on the west by the highway leading from Pawcatuck Bridge to Voluntown, containing by estimation 40 acres, more or less, meaning and intending to convey all the land and buildings that was set to the three of us in the distribution of the Estate of our father, William Slocum.
NOTE: This in 1968 is the Martin Browne property at Laurel Glen. During the ownership of the 3 brothers above, boundary on the north continued to the Perry Kinyon, later Kenyon; EAST was the Bentley lot and land of Charles P. White -- while later it was EAST by Azariah Maine and Charles P. White; on the SOUTH it was White and R. A. Bennett & Son, while later it was White and Reuben S. and Bila W. P. Bennett, probably the same persons. The WEST continued to be the highway, later described as the highway leading from Pawcatuck Bridge to Voluntown.
JAN. 15, 1845, VOL. R-1, PAGE 262.
From: Estate of William Slocum, to various heirs by distribution agreement dated Jan. 15, 1854; Vol. R-1, Page 262. Agreement between Philura Maine, Almira Lewis, Burrell Slocum, Simeon P. Slocum, and Jesse B. Slocum.
PHILURA MAINE'S LOT: Beginning at the southeast corner of the coal ounse lot, so-called, and running westerly to a maple tree standing by the bank of the river thereon, and west by said river til it comes to land of Perry Kinyon and north by said Kinyon land to the highway running north and south, and east by said highway to the first mentioned bound, with a barn thereon standing. ALSO one other lot, on the north by lands of Philura Maine, on the west by the highway, on the south by lands of R.A. Bennett & Son, on the west by lands of the heirs of Abel Collins.
ALMIRA LEWIS LOT: On the north by lands of Philura Maine, on the west by the highway, on the south by lands of R. A. Bennett and Son, on the west by lands of the Hiers of Abel Collins.
BURREL, SIMEON P. & JESSE B. SLOCUM's lot, they have agreed to hold in common with each other and is bounded on the north by lands of Perry Kinyon, on the east by the Bentley lot and land of Charles P. White, on the south by lands of said White and R. A. Bennett & Son., on the west by the highway, with a dwelling house thereon standing.
AUG. 26, 1867, VOL. 8, PAGE 332.
Heirs of William Slocum: Lydia Slocum, Philura Maine, and Asariah Maine of North Stonington, Simeon P. Slocum and Jesse B. Slocum of Voluntown, and Burrell Slocum of Hopkinton to Thomas W. Lewis, 50 acers, bounded east, north and west by land of Clark Hill and William R. Hill, and on the south by the highway it being a tract of land which we own as tenants in common with each other and with our sister Almira Lewis, wife of Thomas W. Lewis, the same lot that came to us by our honored father, now dec., it being subject ot the life estate of our mother Lydia Slocum, which she herein conveys. This was dated Aug. 26, 1867, and was recorded in Vol. 8, page 332.
The 1920 census shows that Richard, William and Stephen lived in North Stonington. Azariah lived in Hopkinton.