DEEDS

DEEDS

 


TROWBRIDGE FAMILY

 

SHUBAEL TROWBRIDGE DEED DATED AUG. 19, 1768

Dtd August 19, 1768

Cons. 5 Schillings

Lawful Proclamation

Money

 

David Trowbridge of Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

to Shubal Trowbridge of Hanover

 

All that tract of Pine Land situate in Hanover Township in Morris County and in  Morris Town and County Off on both sides of the Road leading to Succasoney  [ now West Hanover Ave.]. beginning at the second Corner of a Tract of Eleven Acres and Eighty two  Hundredths of an acre strict measure surveyed & returned to Isaac

Winshel the  30th Day of March 1764 & recorded in Book S 5 page 168 then runing first allong the said Winchels Line north 39 & 15 east 5 chains & 36 Links thence (3) 4 South 50 West  21 Chains & 42 Links & from thence 5y South 7 East 12 chains to the Beginning  Containing 17 acres & 68 Hundredths of an acre of Land strict measure which  said tract was Returned to William Earl of Stirling on Pine Right the 26th of July 1766 and Recorded the 26 of August 1766 in book S No 5 Page 12 which said tract above  Described was conveyed by a Deed under the hand & seal of the said Earl of Stirling  bearing date first day of 1767  August in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & sixty seven unto him being David

1768    Trowbridge as reference to the said  Instrument had may more at Large appear. 

Witnesses Thos. Millidge, Mercy Millidge

*Course & distance numerals spelled out in orig.


 

 

DEED DATED JULY 6, 1772 BETWEEN CRISPUS TROWBRIDGE

OF MORRISTOWN NEW JERSEY

AND HIS MOTHER, LYDIA TROWBRIDGE 

"... in persuance of Said Will the Said Lydia the Widdow of the Sd. Decd., Shubael,  Dan, Samuel, & the Sd. Crispus Trowbridge and Gershom Johnson & his wife Mary- Ann being all the Divisees who were of age at that time except Joseph Trowbridge who  then was and for some time past has been out of this Province of New  Jersey."


 SHUBAEL TROWBRIDGE DEED DATED FEB. 20, 1773

Right Honourable James Earl of Perth

to Shubal Trowbridge of Hanover

Dated Feb. 20, 1773

Cons. 13 pounds 18 schillings four pence

Signed Perth by his Atty Drummond

Witnessed by John Doughty & George Trumbull

Recites: Power of Attorney from James Earl of Perth to Honourable Thomas

 Drummond, commonly called Lord Drummond dated Sept. 7, 1769, empowering him to sell & dispose of "all his Estate in the province of New Jersey" which sd power is rec'd  in Perth Amboy Libr 3 page 127. Recites:

"and also whereas the said Earl of  Perth at the special Instance & request of the said Shubal Trowbridge casued to be returned to the said Earl of Perth on the 21st Day of December 1772 All that tract of  pine land in Hanover Township in the said County of Morris on the South to the North  East of the Road leading from Whatenung to Succasunny adjoining eleven  acres and 73 Hundreths of an acre strict measure surveyed & returned to Isaac Winchell  on or about the 30th day of March 1764 & Beginning at the fourth Coerner therof & from thence running (1) along the line of said land South 32 East to Chains & 40 Linkes  thence (2) South 61 East 1 chain thence (3) North 13 East 20 chains thence (4) North 60 West 6 chains thence (5) South 47 & 15 West 20 chains 65 linkes  thence (6) South 31 West 10 Chains & 32 links thence (7) North 50 East 16 chains 20    Links thence (8) South 48 East 6 Chains to the Beginning Containing 21 acres to 41  Hundredths of an 21 acre strict measure which said return is recorded at Perth  Amboy in the surveyor General's office in 22    Book SN 6 page 304. Now this Indenture  witnesseth.

(Conveys the tract above mentioned)


 

SAMUEL TROWBRIDGE TO SHUBAEL TROWBRIDGE

Warranty Deed dated Feb 12, 1781

Unrecorded-$20 orig.

N.J. Historical Library, Newark

 

Samuel Trowbridge

Frederick Co. Virginia to

Shubel Trowbridge of Morris Co.

 

Grants the following tract of land being part of a Tract of land which was divided to the said Samuel Trowbridge in pursuance to the devise and direction in the last will &  Test of his father David Trowbridge decd & that part of sd lands hereby intended to be granted being part of lot No. 11 as marked on a survey thereof made in April 1769 is bounded as follows by it on the South corner of the said lot No. 11 being thee ast cor[ner] of Dan Trowbridges land marked on said Survey lot the 12 thence extending from the said corner along the said David line (1) N 64 W 20 ch to his cor. in aline of lot  no 9- (2) in the same N 20 E 2.97 to cor of Job Trowbridges land in said line (3) S64 E  2.97 to corner of Jobs line to his corner (4) S 20 W 2.97 tobeg containes (blurred) across to 3/4 and 27 rodds Strict measure signed sealed & delivered.

Samuel Trowbridge (seal)

in presence of

Jn Kirkpatrick, Job Trowbridge

 


 

DAVID TROWBRIDGE TO CATHERINE C. TROWBRIDGE
47 PAGE 462

This indenture made in the twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand-eight hundred and fifty-nine between David Trobrige of the Township of Randolph in the County of Morris and the State of New Jersey of the first part-and Catherine C. Trowbridge of the same place afound of the second part-Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for the sum of twenty five-dollars good and lawful money of the United States of America to being on hand will and truly be paid by the said party of the second part at and before the sealing and and delivery of their payments the receipt is hereby acknowledged and the said party of the first part therewith fully satified contented and paid have given, granted abound unless and bargained sold should released enfeoff conveyed and confirm to by these presents the said party of the second part and assigns forever a parcel of land and premises hereinafter particulary described situate lying and being in the Township of Randolph in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey.

Beginning at a heap of stones it being the first corner of a lot David Trowbridge purchased of Aaron Meeker and Joanna his wife and in Christopher Youngs lives, thence (1) North sixty five degrees West three chains and thirty five links; (2) North twenty six degrees east one chain and fifty links to a stone heap (3) South sixty-five degrees East three chains and thirty five links to the second corner of the lot that said Trowbridge purchased of said Meeker and wife (4) South Twenty six degrees west one chain and sixty links to the place of Beginning being half an acre be the same more or less with all and singular the houses buildings his ways waters profits-priviledges and advantages with the aformentioned to the same belonging or anywise affirming also the inate rights with property xxx and demand whatsover of the said party of the first part of in and by the same of im and to any part and parcil thereof. To have and to hold xxxx the above described half an lot of land and premises with the apportunes unto the said party of the second part her his and afregin to the only proper were benefit and behoof of the said party of the sccond part his heres and of signs form and the said David Trowbridge doth for him self his heirs executors and administrators ammend and grant to and with the said party of the second half his been and affirms that he the said party of David Trowbridge is the lawful and right owner of all and relinquishes it's above described land and premises and of any part and parcil thereof

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aforesaid and also that the said David Trowbridge and his heirs executors and administrators will Warrant-License and forever defend the said land and premises unto the said Catherine C. Trowbridge and her him and fawn against the lawful claim and demands of all any from and xxxx freely and clearly freed and discharged of and forever all manner of encumbrances whatsover

Signed Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of
Silas G Leland
State of New Jersey
Morris County
David Trowbridge xhis markX
Be it remembered that in this twentiesh day of April A.D. eighteen hundred and fifty nine before me Silas Leland came of the commission for taking the acknowledgement and proofs of abode for said County of Morris personnally affirmed David Trowbridge who I am satisfied is the grantor mentioned in the foregoing deed to whom I first made mention the contents thereof and be acknowledged that he signed sealeed and delivered the same as his voluntary act-and sure for the uses and purposes therein is xxxx
Silas E. Leland
Recorded and filed March 26th 1870



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CATHERINE C. TROWBRIDGE & HUS[BAND] TO CHARLES A. TROWBRIDGE

This indenture made the sixteenth day of Jan. in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight Between Catherine C. Trowbridge wife of David A. Trowbridge and the said David A. Trowbridge of the Township of Randolph in the county of Morris and the State of New Jersey of the First Part. And Charles A. Trowbridge of this Township of Morris and State of New Jersey of the Second Part.

Witnesseth That the said party of the first part for and in consideration ofOne thousand dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them inhand well and truly paid by the said party of the second part at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, and the said party of the first part therewith fully satifisfied, contented and paid haven given granted bargained sold aliened released enfeoffed conveyed and confirmed and by these presents do give grants bargain enfo off convey and confirm to the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assign forever see that tract or parcels of land and premesis herein after particulary described situate lying and being in the Township of Randolph in the County of Morris and State of New Jersey. Puttave and bounded as follows:

Beginning at a heap of stones it being the first corner of a lot David Trowbridge purchased of Aaron Meeker and Joanna his wife and in Christopher Youngs lives, thence (1) North sixty five degrees West three chains and thirty five links; (2) North twenty six degrees east one chain and fifty links to a stone heap (3) South sixty-five degrees East three chains and thirty five links to the second corner of the lot that said Trowbridge pruchased of said Meeker and wife (4) South Twenty six degrees west one chain and

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sixty links to the place of Beginning containing one half acre more or here Being the same premesis conveyed by David Trowbridge to the said Catherine C. Trowbridge by deed dated April 20th 1859 and recorded in the Morris County Clerks office in Book M of deeds page 462 & from which this description is taken. This conveyance is made subject to two mortgages one of which was made by the parties of the first part here to Mary J. Dell for $100 dated 16th July 1870 & recorded in Book 82 of mortgages page 301 & c. The other was made by said parties of the first part hereto John J. Schmidt for $571 dated Jan 13th 1888 and not yet recorded the payments of both of which mortgages the party of the second part has to assume & agrees to pay.

Together with all and singular the houses buildings trees ways water profits privileges and advantages, anywise appertaining. Also all the estate rights title interest property claim and demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part, of, in and to the same, and of in and to every part and parcel thereof, To Have and to Hold all and singular the above described land and premises with the rappurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the only proper use benefits and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever and the said Parties of the first part do for themselves their heirs, executors and adminsitrators-covenant and grant to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that they the said parties of the first part are the true lawful and right owners of all and singular the above described lands and premises and of every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances there unto belonging; and that the said land and premises or any part thereof, at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents are not encumbered by any mortgage except as above mentioned judgements or limitation or by any encumberance whatsover, by which the title of the said party of the second part hereby made or intended to be made for the above described land and premises can or may be

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changed, charged, or altered or defeated in any what whatsover And also that the said party in the first part now have good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain sell and convey the said land and premises in manner aforesaid. And, also, that the said Catherine C. Trowbridge and David A. Trowbridge will Warrant, secure and forever defend the said land and premises unto the said Charles A. Trowbridge his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all and every person or person freely and clearly freed and discharged of and from all manner of encumbrances whatsover.

In Witness Whereof the said party of the first part have here unto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of Willard W. Butler

Catherine C. Trowbridge x her mark x
David A. Trowbridge x his mark x

State of New Jersey
County of Morris

Be it Remembered That on this eighteenth day of Jan. in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-eight before me Willard W. Butler a Master in Chancery of N.J. personally appeared Catherine C. Trowbridge & David A. Trowbridge who I am satisfied are the grantors in the written Deed of Conveyance named- and I having first made known to them the contents thereof they did acknowledge that they signed, sealed and delivered the same-as their voluntary act and deed for the uses and pruposes therein expressed.

And the said Catherine C. wife of David A. being by me privately examined separate and apart from her husband did further acknowledge the she signed sealed and delivered the same as her voluntary act and deed Freely with out any fear threats or compulsion of her said husband.

Willard W. Butler
M.L.L. of N.J.
Received and Recorded May 23. 1888
Melvin S. Condit clerk

 


 

RUTH WITCHELL, WIFE OF JACOB WITCHELL TO

AUGUSTINE BAYLES TROWBRIDGE

 

October 1, 1792

Unrecorded deed $20

 

Ruth Witchell

wife of Jacob Witchell

late Ruth Lofey [Losey]

of the first part of

Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey

 

Auguston Bailey [Augustine Bayles] Trowbridge

of Hanover Tp. of other part Witnesseth that the said Ruth Witchell previous to her

marriage with the said Jacob for consideration L20- conveys all that tract or lot of land  whereon the sd Jacob & Ruth now dwell on Whatnung Mountain in Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey of sd adj the road. Beg at the post in the road 86 links on course N67 E from a spring that puts out in the said road 88 links from a foot rock in said road the (1) S58 R 5.00 c (2) N 32 W 2.00 ch th (3) N 58 W 5 ch th (4) N 32 E 2 ch to Cant 1 Ac Strait

her

Ruth X Witchiel

mark

 

Jacob X Witchiel

his mark

 

Witnesses

John Kirkpatrick

Elizah Taylor, Absalom Trowbridge

 

 


BAYLES FAMILY


SAMUEL MILLS TO AUGUSTIN BAILEY
(AUSGUSTINE BAYLES, BROTHER OF MARY BAYLES)


Samuel Mills ) June 14, 1777
Mtg. to Augustin Bailey ) Mtg. B.-476
Uncancelled
Sit. in Morris Town. Beg. at a post in George Phillips line in
the Road corner of Jonas Gobles land 2.28 from a small brook which
issues from a spring called the Sand Spring (1) n. 17 degrees E. 16.70
to a ditch, being a line of lands late belonging to Moses Prudden, decd.
(2) by the same S. 18 degrees E. 30.80 (3) S. 72 degrees W. 16.70 to
sd. road (4) by same N. 18 degrees W. 30.80 to beg. Cont. 50 Ac. F.
 
 


 COE  FAMILY


BENJAMIN COE (G. GRANDFATHER OF CATHERINE COE) 
TO ABRAHAM HATHAWAY

 
 Return to
 
Date May 10, 1748
Benjamin Coe &
Rec. May 27, 1748
Abraham Hathaway
S. 2 - 216
 
The following tract of land situate on both sides of the Rockaway River at the falls in the county of Morris & 
Eastern Division of New Jersey Beginning at a Hemlock Line marked on four sides with a Blaze & three 
notches standing on the South West side of sd river six Rods below a very remarkable Gapp or Notch in sd 
river at a Fall not above sevenn Foot wide and from thence running 1 South West three chains, Thence 2 North 
West Ten chains, thence 3 North East six Chains & Cross the upper Falls of sd River. Thence 4 down the 
North side of sd river South East ten chains to the beginning containing six acres strict measure, which after 
allowance for high-ways are to remain for seventy five acres & seventy one hundredths.
  


FAIRCHILD FAMILY 

CALEB FAIRCHILD

Caleb Fairchild
in Hanover town.
June 4, 1776
No. 1- pg. 75
plotted p. 106

All that certain tract of land lying in Hanover afore said. Beginning in the middle of the road that leads from Morristown to Hyberna furnace also being a corner of Mathew Ball's land from thence running North by said Ball's land seventy-three degrees along the said Ball's line eleven chains & eighty links to Nathaniel Peck's land now Jonathon Hathaway's thence by his land South twenty degrees & fifteen minutes West twelve chains & eighty-five links to the land of Mathur Fairchild thence South seventy-nine degrees East twelve chains to the middle of the road thence South seventy-nine degrees East twelve chains to the middle of the road then North fifty-six degrees East two chains & twenty links along said road thence North
eighty degrees five chains then North fifteen degrees East three chains to the beginning. Containing fifteen acres & fifteen hundredths of an acre strict measure.

Jonathon Hatheway
Ashur Fairchild
 



ASHUR FAIRCHILD
 
Ashur Fairchild ( June 4, 1776
in Hanover Town) 
Bk. 1- p.l 73 
Plotted on page
20
 
All that certain tract of land lying in Hanover aforesaid, Beginning at a black oak for a corner standing by the highway that leads from Morristown to Rockaway it being the beginning corner of Jonathon Fairchild's land thence running along said Jonathon's line & bounded by the same South fifty degrees East nine chains & twenty four links to a white oak in said line thence South sixty-three degrees & thirty minutes East twelve chains & fifty links to a tree for a corner it being a corner of said Jonathon Fairchild's land thence North forty-seven degrees & fifteeen minutes East six chains & eighteen links to a hickory bush for a corner in the line of Wheeler's Tract it being likewise a corner of said Jonathon Fairchild's land thence along said Wheeler's line & bounded by the same South thirty-fiuve degrees West thirteen chains & fourteen links to a post for a corner in said Wheeler's line it being a corner of John Johnson's land bought of Mathur Fairchild thence North sixty degrees West twenty-seven chains & forty links along said Johnson &? Gideon Howel's line to a post for a corner in the middle of the above said highway it being a corner of said Gideon Howel's land bought of Mathur Fairchild thence North along the middle of the highway & said Howel's line five chains & forty five links to a post for a corner in the middle of the highway it being also a corner of that land said Howell bought of said Mathur Fairchild thence North sixty degrees West sixty links to a chestnut corner of that tract of said Howel bought of Robert Headley it being also a corner of that tract, said Mathur Fairchild bought of Ben Halsey thence North eighty-nine degrees & thirty minutes West three chains & seventy-five links to a corner it being also the first mentioned…”
 



JONATHON FAIRCHILD

Jonathon Fairchild in Hanover Town.
June 3, 1776
Bk. 1.- p. 60
plotted on page 20.

All that certain tract of land in Hanover aforesaid, Beginning at a Black Oak sappling standingby the Highway that leads from Morristown to Rockaway it being the beginning corner of Ashur Fairchild's land thence running along East nine chains twenty-four links, to a white oak in said line, thence south-
sixty-three degrees thirty minutes East twelve chains fifty links to a chestnut tree for a corner it beinglikewise a corner to said Ashur's land, thence North forty-seven degrees forty-five minutes East six chains forty-three links to a Black Oak Tree for a corner it being the corner of said Ashur's land thence South sixty-seven degrees fifteen minutes East six chains eighteen links to a Hickory Bush (now 1931,a hickory tree of great age still standing. E.H.) for a corner in the line of Wheeler's tract it being the corner of said Ashur's land thence along said Wheeler's line bounded by the same North thirty-five degrees East eleven chains eight-eight links to a post for corner standing by the old Hay path in said Wheeler's line thence North eighty-six degrees West nineteen chains sixty links to a chestnut tree thence North fifty-nine degrees West twelve chains forty links to a postfor a corner in the above mentioned road likewise a corner of Caleb Fairchild's land thence south forty-two degrees West one chain toa post for a corner in said Road it being a corner in said Caleb's land thence North fifty-five degrees thirty minutes west nine chains twenty-five links to a post for a corner if being a corner of said Caleb's land in Jonathon Hathaway's line thence south along said Hathaway's line South one chain seventy-eight links to a heap of stones for a corner in said Hathaway's land thence south Thirty-three degrees thirty minutes West five chains seventy-five links to a post for a corner in the middle of the road that leads to Pigeon Hill it being the corner of said Hathaway's land thence along said Road South five-seven degrees & minutes East one chain & eighty links to the bridge in the middle of the Road thence South seventy-one degrees East one chain & twenty links along said Ashur's land thence North sixty-two degrees East three chains
& seventy-five links to a corner by the side of Whattnong Brook thence South thirty-three degrees & thirty minutes East three chains & fourteen links to a post for corner thence South twenty degrees & thirty minutes West three chains & fifty-five
links to beginning, containing twenty-five acres be the same more or less.



DAVID FAIRCHILD AND WIFE CATHERINE OF
MORRIS TOWN TO WILLIAM LEE

 

David Fairchild & wife Catherine
of Morris Town
to
William Lee

April 13, 1796
200 pounds New York Money
E-484 Morris County Clerks Office

All that tract or lot of Meadow land being part of that lot which the said David Fairchild holds by deed from Daniel Gard dated 28th March 1774 situate in Hanover Beg. at a chestnut stump: the fourth corner of a lot which the said David and his wife have this day conveyed to Isaac Canfield,thence running along said Canfield's lot #52 E. 13.50 to his corner in Cutler's line (2) S43 45'W 17.40 along said Cutlers & Ben Halsey's line to a hickory marked on four sides (3) N 48 45'W 13.00 along another line of Jesse Cutlers to an apple tree (4) W42 E 16.26 to the beginning.
Containing 22 acres.

Ira C. Whitehad M.C.C. as to the
Execution therof by Wm. Lee
John J. Plume Judge Ct. Common
Pleas of Essex Co. as to Abigail Lee

William Lee
Abigail Lee

Note on same date this tract was mortgaged to Joseph Lewis
Consideration 420 pounds in specia - Mt. rec. D of Mtg. p. 152
& Cancelled Apr. 19, 1800

 

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