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Somerset County Judicial Records, 1760-1763
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March Court            1760                 2
Thirty first day of Jary 1756 This affirment being duly Examined affirmeth Testifieth
And Declare that being in Company with a Certain John Waller on a hamock
of Woods at the Mouth of Little Monigh Creek & Below the mouth of a creek called
Little Creek the said Jno. Waller shewed this affirment a stump a little Below
the said Hamock standing on or by an oyster shell Bank and Told this Affirment that
it was one of the Bounders of A Tract of land or Marsh Taken by a Certain
Benjmain Sasser the Lately Removed to North Caroliner & further saith not
                                                                         Robt. Downes
Janry 31 1756 The Deposition of Geo. Irving Aged forty Two years or thereabouts
being sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God deposeth and saith that
About sixteen or Eighteen years past he this Deponant was in Company with
John Waller the Elder at the Mouth of Little Moneigh Creek on a place Called the
Hammock & the afd. Jno. Waller shewed him this Deponant where a Bounder
stood which ye afd. John Waller said was a Bounder of Wm. Sassers Land and
Marsh the Bounder then decaid & gon Discribed to be about Eighteen yds. from
the afd. Creek of Little Monigh & at the mouth End of the Island & further saith
Not                                                                Geo. Irving
Janry 24th 1756 The Deposition of Jno. Laws Senr. of Som. Coty aged Eighty years or there:
:About being sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God deposeth & Saith that
this pine stump now in View formerly a Standing tree as he had bin Told by
Sundry persons about forty years agoe was a Bounder of Jno. Panters Land
the said stump stood to ye Southward of the Main Road where it now turns & where
there is now fixed a marked Locust post with sixteen Notches and further saith
Not                                                                     Jno. Lawes
Janry 24th 1756 Thomas Wallace of Somerset County aged thirty Eight years
Or there abouts Being Sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God Deposeth as
follows that about ten or Twelve years past this Deponant Saith he was in Company
with Robt. Lawes Senr. & the aforesaid Robt. Lawes told this Deponant that the stump now in
View being a gum stump but then a standing Tree was the first Bounder of a Tract
                                                                   not
of Land Called Something Worth & further saith ^ We Discribe the gum stump where there
is now a narrow Leafe red oak Marked with sixteen Notches about two yards to the southwd.
of ye said gum stump to stand in a Low swamp about west from the said Marsh of the
                                                          from
head of Little Creek & about forty five yards ^ the Marsh Side
                                                                              Thomas Wallace
Febry 20th 1756 George Wallace of Dorchester County aged thirty six years or there about being
Sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God Deposeth as follows that about ten
or Eleven years Past his Uncle Robert Lawes Carried him this Deponant & severall
others in Company & shewed him this Deponant a Marked gum then standing
near the Head of Little Creek & told him this Deponant it was the first Bounder
of Something Worth it being the same Place Discribed in the above Deposition of
Thomas Wallace & further Saith not                                Geo. Wallace
Febry 20 1756 Edward Roberts of Somerset County aged Sixty three years of there
Abouts being sworn on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God Diposeth as follows

that      



 
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