Putnam County Deed Abstracts

James & Rachel Yeomans to Isaac Hedden [X:493]

Putnam County Deed Book X, pp. 493-495 lists James Yeomans and Rachel his wife of Philips to Isaac Hedden of Kent. Deed is dated 12 Sept 1817, witnessed by Noah Robinson and John Philips. Consideration was ($1500?) for (60?) acres. The land was in Philips, described as a farm:

Beginning at the southeast corner of JACOB CLAWSON'S* line and runs from thence along the same south 69 degrees west 7 chains to a white oak tree thence south 52 degrees west 5 chains to a red oak sapling and stone thence south 33 degrees west 6 chains to a chestnut oak tree thence south 2 degrees west 5 chains 95 links to a black oak sapling thence south 42 degrees 30 minutes west 8 chains 40 links to a beech tree thence south 8 chains to a white wood tree thence south 60 degrees east 5 chains 40 links to a heap of stones thence south 6 chains to a heap of stones thence a white wood stump with a stone on top standing in the precinct line between the town of Carmel and Philips thence along the precinct line between the towns north 8 degrees 30 minutes east to the place of beginning.

Deed also states "the word "Kent" erased and the word Carmel interlined."

*Perhaps SLAWSON?

Submitted by "Kris Morison"
Copyright 2006
"Kris Morison"
Thank You - Kris

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