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1686 - Kent County Docket

List and description of livestock earmarks registered with the Kent County Court in 1686 and 1687.

Transcription:

20th of 9th month 1686

Thomas Pemberton eare mark for cattle and hoggs the two ears cropped and a slitt in each ear and under ye left his brand mark as in ye []"

20thof 8th month 1686

David Strahan for cattle and hoggs a crop in each eare a slitt in each eare and [nbsp; ] in each eare

5th of 9th month 1686

Recorded for Thomas Stratton Barnard Hodges Ear Mark: being a shallow fork in each ear and over keele in the right and an under keele in the left

24th of 9th month 1686

Elizabeth Curtice Junior her proper mark for cattle and hoggs a crop in each ear, a hole in each ear and an under keele the right eare

24th of 9th month 1686

James Brookes proper marke a crop on the left ear and an under keele the right eare

16th of 1st month 1687

Phillip Dennice his proper eare mark for cattle and hoggs a shallow fork in the right eare and a over keele in ye left

16th of 1st month 1687

Samuel King proper eare marks assigned of [nbsp; ] in ye right eare and a shallow fork in ye left

 

Ezekiell Needham his proper eare mark for cattle and hoggs a crop on ye left eare and a hole punched in ye right.nbsp; 29th ofnbsp; [nbsp; ] month 1687 

 

Ralph Needham as proprietor of the above Eare Mark orders that the same be recorded for his son Daniel Needham, January 11, 1726 

 

John Mills proper mark for cattle and hoggs a crop and a hole and an under keele in each eare.nbsp; Recorded ye first day of second month 1687.

Reference:

RG 3800.000 Kent County Court Record Book A, page 150.

Transcript from: Leon DeValinger, Jr., Court Records of Kent County Delaware, 1680-1705, (Washington: American Historical Association, 1959), p. 88.