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1684 - List of Kent County Landowners

List of 81 Kent County landowners and their acreage made on April 20, 1684 by William Berry according to a request of William Markham, the Secretary, stating that those whose rents were already due had been notified and that these rents were to be paid at the appointed public place and time.

Transcription

A List of Land Taken of on ye Records of Kent County

Wm: Clark
Thomas Peetorson
Wm Johnson
Tempus Bathe
Thomas Clifford
John Newell
John Stephens
Thomas Wilson
William Ridgway
Thomas Skidmore
Nicholas Bartlett
Thomas Williams
John Richardson
Henry Parmaine
Daniell Jones
James Wells
Henry Stephnson
Patrick Word
John Burton
David Morgan
Wm Ellingsworth
John Briggs
Robert Draughton
John King & Betts
Wm Frampton
Samll Burbery
James Greenway
Daniell Browne
Allexandr Humphrys
Wm Williams
Timothy Pade
Wm Page
Wm Dorington
John Barnes
Francis Richardson
Wm Stephens
Wm Lawrence
Wm Darnall
Benony Bishop
Samll Mott
Robert Parris
Alrie Peck
Mithell Simkins
Christopr Standley
John Walker
Wm Parneys
Wm Sothbee
Robert Huttson
Wm Trippett
Richard Lewitts
Wm Sherrer
John Glover
Isacc Webb
Wm Berry
Wm Winsmore
Wm Freeman
Henry Johnson
Richard Mitchell
Peeter Lowper
John Betts
John Hilliard
John Alberson
Henry Bowman
Edmond Gibbon
Henry Bowman Junr
Thomas Hethard
Wm Greane
Alexandr Humpherys
Richard Williams
[ ]
Georg Martin
Gabriel Jones
Peeter Bawsomb
Bryan P Neale
Edw. [ ]
Charles Murphy
Norton Claypoole
Edmond Gibbon
Wm Berry Senr
Daniel Tees
John Edmondson
Secretary

1845
0500
0100
0370
0700
0800
1200
1000
1000
0400
1000
0300
5000
0600
1375
2375
0818
0600
0700
0400
0555
0500
0300
1200
2000 900
0600
0445
1200
1600
0300
0300
0200
0600
0600
1500
0600
0900
6484
1050
0330
1000
1180
0800
0400
0400
0325
0800
0800
0400
0600
0775
0663
0400
1800
1012
0250
0400
0400
0200
1000
3225
0600
1770
2400
0400
1600
1000
0900
0600

0400
0400
0880
0400
0500
0380
1000
2400
1400
1900
2000
 

Wm Markham according to thy Request I have Drawn out ye above and within List of Lands Surveyed being all our Records makes mention of, as also have Writt several papers to give notice to ye inhabitants of this County to take care their Rents already Due be forth with paid at ye place apoynted and have caused them to be fixed [ ] at some of ye most publique places in our County

Dated ye 20th Wm Berry Kent County

of ye 4th 1684

Reference:

RG 9270.001 General Reference Collection, #462.