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Last revised February 16, 2013

CUMBERLAND CO. PA
LAND RECORDS, Part 2, Deed Books A to O
 

Cumberland Co. PA Deeds from index (Placerville FHL 7/22/2008 to 7/29/2008, on loan)
      Deed Book A, 1750-1758; FHL Film 21048 (no deed book 1759-1765)
      Deed Book B, 1766-1769; FHL Film 21048
      Deed Book C, 1769-1774; FHL Film 21048
      Deed Book D, 1774-1776; FHL Film 21048
      D-292: 21 April 1772, Henry Keppele Jur. of City of Philadelphia in Philadelphia Co. PA, merchant, and wife Catherine to William Duncan of Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman; patent 6 and 11 Jan. last past to Henry Keppele, two tracts in Hopewell Twp. on both sides of Conedogwainet Creek in Cumberland Co., one called Lucky Bargain granted by patent 6 Jan. beg. on side of Conedogwainet Creek, on line of Robert Gibbs claim, Adam Cunningham's claim, John Robinson's claim, James Piper's claim, of 183-1/4 acres; the other called Lucky Purchase granted by patent 11 Jan. on North side of Conedogwainet Creek, on line of John McKee's land, Andrew Lucky's claim, Joseph Brady's land, John Montgomery's land, along the North side of the creek, of 242-3/4 acres; patents recorded in Patent Book AA#13 pages 42 and 46; now for £620, deed to William Duncan, the two tracts. /s/ Henry Keppele Jur, Catherine Keppele Jr. Wit. John Hubley, Adam Hubley, L. Weiss.
 
      Deed Book E, 1776-1781; FHL Film 21049
      E-279: 6 Jan. 1779, Mary Patterson of Conanagh Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, gentlewoman, to William Duncan of same, yeoman; warrant to James Patterson decd who was husband of afsd Mary Patterson, on 4 June 1762, and by said James Patterson surveyed Aug. 14, 1762, sold to John Wilkins of Donegal Twp, Lancaster Co. PA, for £50, and the said James Patterson decd. in his will appointed afsd Mary Patterson sole exec. and empowered her to make deeds, now in consideration of the £50 paid by John Wilkins and release of said John Wilkins and William Duncan, now Mary Patterson deeds to William Duncan the afsd tract of land on North side "Juniatta" River in Cumberland Co. PA upon D.O. Run adj. survey made to Catharine Wilkins wife of John Wilkins, and lands of Thomas Evans and James Armstrong, containing 93 acres, subject to the remainder of the purchase money, interest, (etc.). Wit. Jas. Taylor, James Bonner.
      E-281: 6 Jan. 1779, William Duncan of Fermanagh Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, farmer, to John Taylor of Tyrone Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, farmer; warrant to James Patterson decd. for land on North side Juniatta River on D.O. Run adj. lands of Thomas Evans & others, said Jas. Patterson did on 14 Aug. 1762 sell his right to John Wilkins then of Donnegal Twp., Lancaster Co. PA; by warrant dated 4 June 1762 surveyed 19 April 1767, containing 93 acres, which tract was made over to William Duncan the assignee of John Wilkins by Mary Patterson, widow and relict of James Patterson by deed of this date; and that there was a tract surveyed 17 Nov. 1767 for Catharine Wilkins wife of John Wilkins now of Carlisle, merchant, per order of survey 4362 dated at Philad. 7 Sept. 1767 which tract joins the first mentioned tract, containing 118 acres; and the afsd John Wilkins and wife Catharine granted the whole two tracts to William Duncan by deed 4 Aug. 1772; now William Duncan for £1,025 pounds paid by John Taylor, sell to said John Taylor the two tracts on D.O. Run containing 211 acres. /s/ Wm. Duncan. Wit. Jas. Taylor, Jas. Bonner.
      E-482: (blank day) August 1779, Daniel Duncan of Shippenburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, and wife "Deniah" to Simon Ross of same, in New Town Township, for £2,000 and diverse other good causes and considerations, now in his actual possession by virtue of bargain and sale, land in Newtown Twp. surveyed by order granted to said Daniel Duncan in partnership with Samuel Perry and conveyed by said Samuel Perry to said Daniel Duncan on 20 June 1777, surveyed 16 May 1767, dated Aug. 4, 1766 and laid out ... adj. land of William Plumsteed's heirs, containing 259 acres 18 perches. /s/ Daniel Duncan, Dinah Duncan. Received payment 23 Aug. 1779. Wit. James McCall, John Johnssons.
      E-483: 19 June 1779, Daniel Duncan and wife "Doniah" of Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, to John Johnston, farmer, of said twp, for £2,000, land in Newtown Twp. adj. lands of said Daniel Duncan, surveyed by order granted to Alexander Peoples for taking up of 258 acres and 108 perches dated 4 Aug. 1766, surveyed 16 May 1767 (etc.); the same being transferred to said Daniel Duncan and said Perry, conveyed by Perry to Duncan; deed to John Johnston. /s/ Daniel Duncan, Dinah Duncan. Wit. James McCall, George Anderson.
      E-488: 17 May 1780, Samuel Perry of Shippensburgh in Cumberland Co. PA for £312 15 sh. to Daniel Duncan of same, land in Newton Twp. in Cumberland Co. adj. lands surveyed for Daniel Duncan on North, and Samuel Duncan and William Willson on East, containing 278 acres 100 perches surveyed 16 May 1767 (etc.) /s/ Samuel Perry. Wit. James Russel, James McCall.
      E-489: 13 Dec. 1779, Daniel Duncan, merchant, of Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, to John Muckelroy, farmer, of Newtown Twp., Cumberland Co. PA; that Daniel Duncan and wife Diniah Duncan, for £2,786, now deed tract in Newton Twp. adj. lands of said Duncan on East and Samuel Duncan and William Wilson on East, 278 acres 109 perches, being a grant to Samuel Perry 8 Aug. 1766 (more not copied), sold by Samuel Perry to Duncan 20 June 1777. /s/ Daniel Duncan, Diniah Duncan. Wit. James McCall, Wm. Hodge.
      E-505: 23 Dec. 1779, Daniel Duncan of town of Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, merchant, and wife Dinah, to Robert Ramsay Senr. of Lancaster Co. PA, matsler?, for £9,425, plantation and land in Lurgan Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, adj. lands of Samuel Brindal, Thomas Greer, heirs of John Montgomery, heirs of William Reynolds and land of Robert Peebles, heirs of Andrew McIntire, heirs of Adam Hoops, land of Thomas Greer, land of Samuel Rippey; containing 628 acres 61 perches, it being the same tract which William Mahan and Archibald? (MAD: very dark) Mahan deeded 24 April 1762 to said Daniel Duncan (etc.). /s/ Daniel Duncan, Dinah Duncan. Wit. Alexander Ritchards, Mattw. Henderson.
      E-552: 16 April 1765, Daniel Dunkin of Cumberland Co. PA for good causes & 20 shillings, granted and released to Samuel Rippey of Cumberland Co., my right to a warrant granted me for 130 acres adj. lands late of Samuel Reynolds decd and Adam Hoops in Lurgan Twp. /s/ Daniel Duncan. Wit. William Rippey, Samuel Rippey.
 
      Deed Book F, 1781-1783; FHL Film 21049
      Deed Book G, 1783-1785; FHL Film 21049
      G-26: 7 Aug. 1783, John Carson of Lancaster Co. PA, gentleman, and wife Margaret to Thomas Duncan of Cumberland Co. PA, attorney at law, lot of ground in Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, in breadth East and West 60 feet, and in length North and South 240 feet, bounded North by High Street, Eastward by lot 220, Southward by 20 foot alley, and Westward by lot 204; marked as lot 212, for £350. Wit. John Wilkins, Robt. Thompson.
      G-283: 24 Aug. 1784, Samuel Postlethwait Esq. High Sheriff; that Lawrence Stambaugh assignee of Benjamin Coney assignee of Rudey Frey in Cumberland Co. Court of Common Pleas held at Carlisle July term 1783, recovered against William Campbell £500 and 72 shillings 10 pence damages; that on 26 July 1783 a Writ of Firie Facias was issued to John Beggs Esq., previous sheriff, to sell property, (MAD: property exposed to sale several times but no buyer); the property was sold on 24 July last past to William Duncan of Hopewell Twp., farmer, for £100. Wit. Rob. Magam, Charles Smith.
      G-324: 2 Sept. 1784, Samuel Davis of Millford Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, and wife Mary to Robert Duncan of Town of Hanover, Heidelberg Twp., York Co. PA, merchant; there was surveyed to Joseph Scott late of Cumberland Co., improvement and tract of land called Posey Hill on Tuscarora Creek in Cumberland Co. PA, 204 acres 8 perches; that Joseph Scott and wife Mary on 27 Aug. 1773 sold to said Samuel Davis; now Samuel Davis and wife Mary for £200 deed to Robert Duncan. /s/ Samuel Davis, Mary (X) Davis. Wit. William Gillespie, Roger Reynolds.
 
      Deed Book H, 1785-1789; FHL Film 21050
      H-102: Bill of sale, 20 Oct. 1785, John Clayton of Borough of Carlisle, yeoman, for £9, to Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Esq., all my right, title, (etc.) to tract of land in East Pennsboro Twp. on North Mountain which Archibald Kerr and wife Margaret conveyed to Henry Clayton Senr. and Henry Clayton Jr. Wit. Sam Postlethwait, Henry Parker.
      H-177: 14 Jan. 14 Jan. 1786, William Alexander of Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, farmer, to Daniel Duncan of town of Shippenburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, merchant, for £518, a plantation in Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, adj. land formerly Samuel Montgomery now Robert Donovan, land of Samuel Kippey formerly a part of same tract, land of Edward and Joseph Shippen Esq., land of late William Pipes? (Piper?) now of Alexander Peeble, land now of late William Alexander, land of Edward Shippen; containing 259 acres, being the principal part of 276 acres 89 perches tract patented 20 Dec. 1774 in Book AA Vol.15 pg.558? granted to Thomas Alexander who willed it on 28 Sept. 1778 to his son William Alexander party hereto. Wit. John Simpson, Mattw. Henderson.
      H-256: 16 March 1786, William Henry of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., to Stephen Duncan of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, for £300, tract in Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, adj. William Duncan's land, Robert Levers land, Samuel Sellar's claim, Sarah Layton's land, James Young's land, Hugh Brady's land, Stephen Duncan's land; containing 377 acres 141 perches; surveyed 14 May 1767 for Andrew Scott, orders of survey #545 and 546. Wit. Thos. Wright, Saml. Kelse?.
      H-279: Indenture Tripartite. 22 June 1786, William West of Baltimore, MD, merchant, of first part; Benjamin Fuller and John West, both of Philadelphia, PA, merchants, of second part; and Thomas Duncan of Carlisle, PA, Esq., of third part; that by indenture 23 June 1784 from John Donaldson of Philadelphia, merchant, to said Benjamin Fuller and John West, lot on south side Main Street in Town of Carlisle, bounded on West by lot of John Smith and East by lot of Robert Miller, being the same lot where Francis West late of Cumberland Co. died seized and which he the said Francis West by a second codicil to his will dated 12 July 1783 devised inter alia to the said John Donaldson in trust for the sole use and benefit of his son the said William West; to said Benjamin Fuller and John West and the survivor of them to hold in trust nevertheless for the sole use of William West and heirs, and by said indenture recorded in Northumberland Co. PA Book 6 page 52; NOW for £150 paid to William West by Thomas Duncan and for 10 shillings paid to Benjamin Fuller and John West by Thomas Duncan, they the said William West, Benjamin Fuller and John West deed to Thomas Duncan the afsd lot of ground on South side Main Street in Town of Carlisle, (repeats chain of title). /s/ Wm. West, Benj. Fuller, Jno. West. Wit. Frans. West, William T. Gardner.
      H-341: 21 Sept. 1786, William Alexander of Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, did on 14 Jan. last past by deed conveyed to Daniel Duncan of Town of Shippensburg, merchant, land in Hopewell Twp. bounded by lands of Robert Donovan, Edward and Joseph Shippen, Alexander Peebles and others, containing 259 acres; now in order to secure title I have on 1 May last obtained from Robert Killough of State of SC (MAD: York Co. per previous deed), yeoman, and his wife Margaret, an instrument in writing bearing same date that they released to me their right to the plantation and tract of land. Now for 5 shillings, I release to Daniel Duncan the right (etc.) to the land. /s/ William Alexander. Wit. Mattw. Henderson.
      H-381: 22 March 1787, Timothy Shaw of Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, to Stephen Duncan, lot #193 in Borough of Carlisle adj. lot of Henry Creighton originally granted to William Wadde? who assigned to me, for £6. Wit. J?. Duncan, Thomas Nessbit.
      H-382: 29 March 1787, John Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, merchant, and wife Sarah, to John Hughes of same place, merchant; that Thomas Duncan and wife Martha by indenture 9 March 1787 conveyed to John Duncan above their right to one equal moiety and half part of lot on south side of main road in Borough of Carlisle, adj. lot of Robert Miller, the same lot on which Francis West lately died seized; now John and Sarah Duncan for £125 deed to John Hughes one equal moiety and half part, on the east part next to Robert Miller's lot, ... and use of a well. /s/ John Duncan, Sarah E. Duncan. Wit. Willm. Lyon, John Postlethwaite.
      H-403: 16 May 1787, Daniel Duncan of town of Shippensburg in Cumberland Co. PA, merchant, to Matthew Henderson of same, Esq., for £5, tract in Hopewell Twp. adj. land of heirs of Samuel Neave, other land of said Daniel Duncan formerly part of same tract, Samuel Chesnut's land; containing 10-1/4 acres, being part of a tract granted said Daniel Duncan 13 Feb. 1787 recorded in Patent Book N8 pg.272. /s/ Daniel Duncan. Wit. Willm. Lyon, Patrick Scott.
      H-448: 1 Oct. 1787, Archibald Kennedy and wife Jean to Stephen Duncan Esq.; lot on south side of said town adj. lot formerly George Stevenson Esq., on south side of South Street, lot 209 (more not copied), for £35. Wit. Willm. Lyons, Henry Parker.
      H-454: 30 Oct. 1787, William Laney, oldest son of Joseph Laney as well for myself as Joseph Lang (sic) my brother and my two sisters in consequence of a power of attorney, for 30 shillings, to Stephen Duncan of Town of Carlisle, all my right etc. to lot in Borough of Carlisle granted to said Joseph Laney my father by Tickett, lot #201. /s/ William Leaneay. Wit. Willm. Lyon, Henry Parker.
      H-540: 19 June 1788, James Irvin of West Pennsborough Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, blacksmith, and wife Isabella, to William Duncan of Hopewell Twp., Senior? (MAD: does not really look like "farmer") for £665, plantation partly in West Pennsborough Twp. and partly in Newton Twp., both Cumberland Co. PA, adj. line of John Brown, Alexander Scroggs, John Carson, William Brown; 213 acres, being part of a grant 18 Jan. 1775 in patent book AA#15 pg.346, granted to said James Irvin and his rights with wife Isabell, reserving the waters of the big spring at or near his present mill seat on the same spring or other water works even though the dam will raise the height of the water. /s/ James Irvin, Isabella Irvin. Wit. John Simpson, Mattw. Henderson.
 
      Deed Book I, 1789-1791; FHL Film 21050
      I-23: 7 Feb. 1789, Stephen Duncan Esq. of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Ann, to William Boyd of Rye Twp., Cumberland Co. PA; that Stephen Duncan owns tract of 160 acres more or less in Rye Twp., Cumberland Co. on Shermans Creek adj. lands of Andrew Irvin and lands late of the Reverend Wm. Thompson decd, and has a warrant for 309 acres adj. above dated 28 June 1787; now for £200, deed to William Boyd the above two tracts of land. /s/ Stephen Duncan, Ann Duncan. Wit. Eph. Steel.
      I-119: 19 Oct. 1789, John Holmes the younger of Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, and wife Frances to Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, Esq., attorney at law, for £550, tract in Middleton Twp. on Letard Spring, at the mouth of Jonathan Holmes spring, containing 180 acres, being part of a larger tract granted to Jonathan Holmes who with wife Jennet by deed 11 Aug. 1773 conveyed to said John Holmes. /s/ John Holmes Jr., Fanny Holmes. Wit. John Agnew, Andrew Holmes.
      I-298: Robert Duncan to Adam Hauk (sic). 25 Dec. 1789, Robert Duncan of West Pennsboro Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Agness (does not give occupation), to Adam Hock of same, £55, land in West Pennsborough Twp. adj. lands of said Robert Duncan, Adam Hock, William Woods; containing 21 acres; part of tract formerly the property of Alexander Scrogs conveyed by him to Robert Duncan 3 Jan. 1775, together with another tract that said Robert Duncan obtained by patent 17 Feb. 1775. /s/ Robert Duncan, Agness (X) Duncan. Wit. Runnel Blair, Willm. Woodburn.
      I-466: 2 May 1791, Hugh Patton of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Mary to John Duncan of same, merchant; that John Holmes Esq. high sheriff of Cumberland Co. on 3 April 1767 granted to Francis West a house and lot in Borough of Carlisle, lot 45, on 4th Street, adj. West by lot of Revd. Doctor Davidson late of John Montgomery, on North by 20 foot alley, on East by lot of Willm. Miller decd, which was taken by said John Holmes and sold to said Francis as the property of Thomas Christy; the said Francis West and wife Dorothy deeded on 23 July 1767 to Stephen Foulks; Stephen Foulks and wife Catharine deeded 14 May 1776 to John Forbes, recorded Book G#1 pg.122. John Forbes and wife Jean by indenture 8 May 1789 to Hugh Patton, recorded Book I, pg.114?. Now said Hugh Patton and wife Mary for £600 deed to John Duncan the above lot on which is now erected a brick house and log kitchen and other houses (etc.). /s/ Hugh Patton, Mary Patton. Wit. Robt. Blaine.
      I-517: 5 March 1791, Elijah Rippey of Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Elizabeth to Matthew Duncan of Abbotstown, for £80, lot in town of Shippensburgh, 64 feet by 257 feet, #109, adj. South by Kings Street, East by lot 108 first granted James Piper, and North and West by lands formerly Edward Shippen, part of a larger tract granted Edward Shippen who on 28 Feb. 1773 conveyed to Samuel Rippey who deeded to Elijah Rippey. /s/ Elijah Rippey, Elizabeth Rippey. Wit. Hugh Black, Wm. Duncan.
 
      Deed Book K, 1791-1794; FHL Film 21051
      K-70: 7 Jan. 1792, Thomas Buchanan, Esq., high sheriff of Cumberland Co. PA; that Isaac Milnor (lately) in the Common Pleas Court at January term 1790 recovered against James Williamsson a debt of £137 13 shillings 8 pence and 75 shillings 10 pence damages; that by order 22 Jan. 1791 the sheriff was to sell his goods, a house and lot in Borough of Carlisle was sold to Thomas Duncan Esq. for £45, the highest bidder. (MAD: no lot # given). Wit. Samuel Davidson, Jas. Lyons.
      K-256: 21 Sept. 1792, Jacob Keysor (indexed Keiser) of Town of Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, and wife Catherine to Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, said county, Esq., for £60, house and lot in King Street in Town of Shippensburgh adj. lot of Joseph Parks and Michael M.O.? known as lot 157. /s/ Jacob Keiser, wissasinivi? Knigosgan?. Wit. Frans. Campbell. Release by Catharine of full age.
      K-297: 14 Sept. 1792, Thomas Buchanan Esq., high sheriff of Cumberland Co. PA; that Robert Miller (lately) in the Court of Common Pleas at the January term 1783 recovered against John Pollock £200 debt and 166 shillings 6 pence damages; on 30 Jan. 1786 court ordered property seized and sold; the sheriff seized and sold house and lot in Carlisle on N. side Louther Street adj. the Stone Bridge and Letart Spring to John Duncan, merchant of Borough of Carlisle for £201, the highest and best bid. Wit. Samuel A.M. Coskey, Wm. M.C. Coskey.
      K-570: 19 April 1793, John Hoover of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Anna to Joseph Duncan of Town of Shippensburg, county afsd, merchant, for £1400, grist and merchant mill, plantation and land partly in Southampton Twp. in Franklin Co., adj. land of Thomas Cummins, land of Christian Hoover, land of Christian Gish, land of George Umstadt?; containing 62 acres 40 perches; including certain parts of two original tracts, viz, 34 acres and 91 perches part of a grant by warrant dated 15 Feb. 1737 (?) and 27 acres 119 perches being part of a survey to Robert Chambers per order of survey #714 dated 2 Aug. 1766, both which Robert Chambers and wife Mary on 29 April 1777 conveyed to Christian Gish who on 7 Feb. 1792 conveyed to said John Hoover; and also the privilege to Joseph Duncan of raising the water in the mioll dam provided it does not overflow or damage the spring adjacent to the dwelling house of said Christian Gish's land. /s/ John Hoover, Anna (X) Hoover. Wit. Mattw. Henderson, James Hamill.
      K-571: 9 Nov. 1793, James Leeper of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, miller, and wife Mary to Samuel Allen Rippey and Joseph Duncan, both of Town of Shippensburg in county afsd, merchants; for £900, a merchant mill and saw mill plantation in Southampton Twp. adj. South Mountain, unoccupied land, land in the tenure of John McCulloch, land of David Glen, land of James Beatty, land formerly William Reed, land of Matthew Henderson; containing 164 acres, being part of tract formerly in Hopewell Twp. but now in Southampton Twp., lot #24, granted James Leeper, recorded Book 1C Vol.#1 page 20. /s/ James Leeper, Mary (B her mark) Leeper. Wit. Mattw. Henderson, James Lowrey.
      K-624: Power of Attorney. 3 Feb. 1794, James Morris and Phebe Morris, surviving executors of estate of Joseph Morris late of City of Philadelphia, merchant, decd, appoint Thomas Duncan and David Watts Esquires of Carlisle, jointly and severally, our attornies and attorney, to acknowledge receipt of £63 9 sh 4 p, being the ballance due on a mortgage 8 April 1786 from Michael Eye of Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, ironmaster, to James Morris, Phebe Morris "and (Martha Mifflin since deceased)" execs. Wit. Anthony Morris, Joseph Morris Jr.
      K-625: Power of attorney, 18 Jan. 1794, Robert Smith of City of Philadelphia to David Watts and Thos. Duncan Esqr, (re satisfaction of mortgage). Wit. James Robertson, Charles Eustace.
      K-625: 18 Jan. 1794, Mary Morris power of attorney to David Watts and Thos. Duncan ...
      K-625: 18 Jan. 1794, John Nixon, exec. of estate of Bird & Wilson, power of attorney to David Watts and Thos. Duncan ...
      K-629: 25 Sept. 1793, William Duncan of Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Mary to John Duncan of same, farmer, £500, plantation in Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, on Canedogwainet Creek, adj. land of heirs of Samuel Gibb, land formerly Robert Gibb and land formerly Adam Cunningham, land of heirs of John Robinson, land formerly James Piper now William Strain; containing 183-1/4 acres, being the same land patented 6 Jan. 1772 recorded Patent Book AA Vol.13 pg.42, granted to Henry Kepole who deeded it to said William Duncan; William Duncan and wife Mary reserve the priviledge for Joseph Duncan to reside with his family in the dwelling house on the farm until the first day of April next. /s/ William Duncan, Mary (X) Duncan. Wit. for William Duncan: Mattw. Henderson, Joseph Duncan. Wit. for Mary Duncan: David Duncan, Selles Duncan.
 
      Deed Book L, 1794-1796; FHL Film 21051
      L-37: 20 Nov. 1793, Robert Duncan of Dickinson Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Agness to Joseph Galbreath of same; whereas a survey of 221-3/4 acres was made by John Armstrong Esq. for James Say in West Pennsborrough Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, who sold his right to Alexander Scrogs who sold his right to Robert Duncan who procured the said John Armstrong to make another survey of 10 acres nearby adj. the above mentioned tract; patent for the two tracts containing 231-3/4 acres on 17 Feb. 1775; now Robert Duncan and wife Agnes for £874 4 sh. 7 pence deed to Joseph Galbreath land in Dickinson Twp. (formerly West Pennsborrough Twp) being part of before-mentioned two tracts, and an additional survey of a road leading from one tract to the other; neighbors: Adam Houk, William Woods & John Grebson, Ephraim Blaine, David King, (no first name) Ramsay, Jacob Varns, Yellow Breaches Creek; containing 231 acres 37 perches. /s/ Robt. Duncan, Agness (O her mark) Duncan. Wit. William Lusk, William Smith.
      L-87: 19 June 1794, Deed Poll. Robert Duncan Esq. of Mifflin Co. PA; that Stephen Duncan by will devised three shares of his estate to Robert Duncan; now Robert Duncan for £1,800 deed to Thomas Duncan Esq. of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, all my part, shares and proportions of estate of late Stephen Duncan, except the specific bequest of £500, and also any part that may eventually be coming to me on the death of any of the legatees in the will under age and without issue. /s/ Robert Duncan. Wit. C. Huston, John Lyon.
      L-88: 10 June 1794, Jonathan Walker Esq. and wife Lucy Walker of Northumberland Co. PA; that Stephen Duncan by will devised one share of his estate to said Jonathan Walker and wife Lucy; now Jonathan Walker and wife Lucy for £600 deed to Thomas Duncan Esq. of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, all their part, shares and proportions of estate of late Stephen Duncan, except the specific bequest of £500, and also any part that may eventually be coming to said Lucy Walker, wife of Jonathan Walker, on the death of any of the legatees in the will under age and without issue. /s/ Jonathan Walker, Lucy Walker. Wit. William Alexander, Robt. Duncan.
      L-102: 22 June 1794. Deed of release and assignment. Samuel S. Mahon V.D.M. and wife Nancy of Borough of Pittsburg, Allegheny Co. PA; that Stephen Duncan by will devised one share of his estate to Samuel S. Mahon and wife Nancy; now Samuel S. Mahon and wife Nancy for £600 deed to James Duncan Esq. of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, all their part, shares and proportions of estate of late Stephen Duncan, except the specific bequest of £500, and also any part that may eventually be coming to the said Nancy Mahon wife of Samuel S. Mahon on the death of any of the legatees in the will under age and without issue. /s/ Samuel S. Mahon, Nancy Mahon. Wit. Robt. Duncan, David Duncan.
      L-252: 27 Feb. 1795, that John Smith late of Baltimore, MD, (now deceased) owned tract in Middleton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, by deed 13 March 1788 recorded in Book H pg.493, sold to George Hotuck of Middleton Twp. in Cumberland Co. PA, who gave mortgage to said John Smith for £800; that John Smith lately died, his will appointed Robert Smith of Baltimore Esq. the executor; said Robert Smith now appoints James Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Esq, his attorney ... Wit. Wm. H. Winder, John Purveance.
      L-432: 20 Feb. 1795, James Vaux and wife Susanna to John Wilkes Kittera and Benjamin Duncan; that Samuel Neave on 14 May 1765 conveyed to Jeremiah Warder late of City of Philadelphia, merchant, a tract in Fermanagh Twp. in Cumberland Co. PA adjoining Francis Ellin's claim, the Susquehanna River, Marcus Huling's claim, and vacant land, containing 527 acres, the same tract patented 8 May 1765; that Jeremiah Warder by will 8 Sept. 1780 devised to the above-named Susannah Vaux; that James Vaux and Susannah Vaux on 25 March 1789 conveyed to Richard Vaux in trust for Susanna; now James Vaux and wife Susanna for £1,500 paid by John Wilkes Kittera and Benjamin Duncan, convey to them the tract of 527 acres. /s/ James Vaux, Susanna Vaux. Wit. Isaac Howell, Ferd. Gourdon.
      L-434: 5 Sept. 1794, Captain William Rippey of Town of Shippensburg, Cumberland Co. PA, and wife Margaret to Joseph Duncan of same, merchant soninlaw of the said Captain Rippey; that Edward Shippen late of Borough of Lancaster, Esq., decd, granted to James McCall lots in Town of Shippensburg, lots #117 and 118, being reckoned a lot and a half, on South side of King Street and West side of the Branch, adj. lot 116; that James McCall by will 30 Jan. 1783 devised to his son Ezra McCall who deeded on 17 July 1790 to William Rippey; that Edward Shippen and Joseph Shippen Esq. the sons and devisees of afsd Edward Shippen of Lancaster Co. PA deeded 12 June last to William Rippey another lot in addition, on South side King Street and West side of the Branch, being a corner of above lot, corner of lot 116; now said William Rippey and wife Margaret for love and affection for soninlaw Joseph Duncan give him these lots. /s/ Wm. Rippey, Margaret Rippey. Wit. Mattw. Henderson, John Heape.
      L-435: 16 May 1795, William Duckett of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, paper maker, to Joseph Duncan of Town of Shippensburg, Cumberland Co. PA, merchant, and Samuel Rippey the younger of same place, mortgage (more not copied; see deed L-470 and M-563)
      L-445: 15 Oct. 1794, Samuel Caldwell of Newton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, to Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, counsellor at law, for £990, land in Newton Twp, 218 acres and 94 perches adjoining lands of Reverend John Jamison, James Hawthorn, John Quigley, and heirs of William Peebles. /s/ Saml. Caldwell. Wit. Jas. Dall Jr., Jas. Duncan.
      L-470: 15 May 1795, Joseph Duncan of Town of Shippensburg, Cumberland Co. PA, merchant, and wife Ruth, and Samuel Rippey the younger of same place, to William Duckett of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, for £1,200, a merchant or grist mill and saw mill and tract of land in Southampton Twp., adjoining South Mountain, unoccupied land, land of John McCullough, James Beatty's land, land of heirs of William Reed; containing 164 acres, being tract tranted 27 April 1789 to James Leeper who with wife Mary on 15 Oct. 1793 conveyed to said Joseph Duncan and Samuel Rippey. /s/ Joseph Duncan, Ruth Duncan, Samuel A. Rippey. Wit. Mattw. Henderson, James Lowrey.
      L-581: 9 March 1787, Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Esq., and wife Martha, to John Duncan of same, merchant; that William West, Benjamin Fuller and John West by deed tripartite 22 June 1786 sold to Thomas Duncan above, a lot on South side Main Street in Borough of Carlisle adjoined on West by lot of John Smith and East by lot of Robert Miller (which Francis West died seized), deed to John Duncan one equal moiety and half part to be divided and struck off to said John Duncan on the East part adj. Robert Miller's lot. /s/ Thomas Duncan, Martha Duncan. Wit. for Thomas Duncan: Willm. Lyon, Thomas Alexander. Wit. for Martha Duncan: James McCormick.
      L-640: This third day of third month called March in 1796, Nicholas Waln of City of Philadelphia, now beyond sea, by his attorney John Elliott Cresson of same, conveyancer, to Thomas Duncan of Town of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA; whereas patent 21 March 1754 recorded Patent Book A Vol.19 page 14 &c, to Samuel Neave, land in Hopewell Twp. containing 322 acres, who by will 17 May 1765 authorized the sale by his executors Luke Morris, Reese Meredith, Hugh Roberts and Jacob Herman; that Reese Meredith, Hugh Roberts and Jacob Herman died before Neave; Luke Morris deeded to Nicholas Waln; Nicholas Waln was going beyond the sea and made power of attorney to wife Sarah Waln and son William Waln and said John Elliott Cresson; now for £402 10 shillings deed to Thomas Duncan the above land. /s/ Nicholas Waln by his attorney Jno. Elliott Cresson. Wit. Caleb Cresson Jr., Daniel Elliott.
      L-693: 30 June 1794, Release of Dower. Mary Duncan, widow and relict of William Duncan late of Cumberland Co. PA, decd, for 5 shillings, to David Duncan of Southampton Twp., son of the said William Duncan decd, quit claim my dower rights to land whereon said David Duncan now lives, in Southampton Twp., adjoining lands now or late of Stephen Duncan's heirs, John Byers, and John Duncan, containing above 200 acres, being the same tract which said William Duncan willed to his son David Duncan. /s/ Mary (O her mark) Duncan. Wit. James Rainey, William Rainey, John Carlisle.
 
      Deed Book M, 1796-1798; FHL Film 21052 (negative image)
      M-225: 6 May 1797, Agreement. Whereas Arnold Duncan settled off 5 executions against me in the hands of the Gooler of Cumberland Co., amounting to £34 11 sh. 9-1/2 [pence?] together with costs, now I sell to said Arnold Duncan the following judgements in my favour assigned by Andrew Culbertson to me, payable by James McClintock, Samuel McClintock and Martin Claudy. /s/ Alexander Stuart. Wit. William Wallace, Geo. Logue.
      M-406: 1 April 1797, James Duncan and wife Agness of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, to Michal Foglesonger of same; that a certain William Duncan, now deceased late of same, father to the said James Duncan, was in his lifetime seized of a certain quantity of land, part now situated in Southampton Twp., patented 10 Sept. 1789, [said William Duncan] made a will on 16 Oct. 1793, which gave to his son the above mentioned James Duncan 200 acres, which was to be taken out of the above patent which contains 229 acres and 87 perches, named Duncanshire formerly in Hopewell Twp.; now the afsd James Duncan and wife Agness for £1,800, deed to Michal Fogelsonger the lands in Southampton Twp. willed by William Duncan to his son James Duncan containing precisely 200 acres, surveyed at request of James Duncan 11 Feb. 1797, adj. James Colwell's, lands of William Barr, lands of heirs of Stephen Duncan, lands of David Duncan, lands of John McCunes, containing 200 acres. /s/ James Duncan, Nancy Duncan. Wit. David Fogelsonger, James Sharp. (MAD: signature "Nancy" Duncan, all other references were to Agnes or Agness Duncan)
      M-563: 16 Dec. 1797; Whereas William Duckett of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, paper maker, on 16 May 1796, mortgaged to Joseph Duncan and Samuel A. Rippey the younger by bond for payment of £2,391 to repay a debt of £1,195 and 10 sh.; Samuel A. Ripey has recd. full payment from said Joseph Duncan for my moiety as proprietor of the bond and mortgage, and assign my interest to Joseph Duncan. /s/ Saml. A. Rippey. Wit. James Oir?, Ruth Duncan.
      M-630: 28 May 1798, Alexander Scott of Borough of Lancaster, Esqr., and wife Mary to Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, for £685, parcel of land in Southampton Twp. Cumberland Co. PA, 114 acres and 11 perches adj. lands late of Samuel Sellers and lands now of William Barr formerly of said Alexander. /s/ Alexr. Scott, Mary Scott. Wit. D. Watts, W. Montgomery.
 
      Deed Book N, 1798-1800; FHL Film 21052 (negative image)
      N-45: 1 Dec. 1798, [to] Joseph Duncan of Town of Shippensburgh, Cumberland Co. PA, from John "Hany" of same; that afsd John "Hany" and wife Margaret Haney for £150 to be paid $50 by the sealing hereof and $50 due 1 April next and $50 due every first day of April until the whole sum of £150 is paid; deed to Joseph Duncan the dwelling house and half lot now in tenure of Mr. Miller, sadler, granted to afsd. John Haney; lot of ground by mistake called #77 instead of #76. /s/ John (X) Haney, Margaret (D her mark) Haney. Wit. John Heap, Saml. Quigley. (MAD: both pounds and dollars given)
      N-124: 25 Jan. 1772, Ephrain Blaine Esq. high sheriff of Cumberland Co. PA; that George Beeber, lately, in Court of Common Pleas, at April term 1770 recovered against John Kline and George Kline of Cumberland Co. PA, debt of £40 and 54 shillings 6 pence costs, by Writ of Fierie Facias on 21 April issued to the sheriff to seize estate and land of said John Kline and George Kline and sell it, seized unimproved tract on Four Mile Run and about six miles from Ligenior's(?) adj. land of Richard Coffman, containing 300 acres; sold on 27 Sept. last past to Stephen Duncan of town of Carlisle, shopkeeper, for £30 and 5 sh., highest bidder; deed to Stephen Duncan for above land. Wit. Robt. Magan, Geo. Stevenson. Recorded 17 April 1799.
      N-140: 28 Feb. 1799, Robert Henry Dunkin of City of Philadelphia, Esqr., to Jonas Symonds Esq. of same place, for $160, tract of land in Rye Twp. in Cumberland Co. PA, adjoining land of Humphrey Williams, land of James Starr and vacant hill, land of James McFarlane; also one other tract in afsd, adj. vacant Hill, land of James McFarlane, land of Humphrey Williams, land of John Wiley, a vacant ridge; containing 307 acres 61 perches. /s/ Robert Henry Dunkin. Wit. Saml. Holmes, William H. Henry.
      N-321: 29 July 1799, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 4 March 1796, to James Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, for $120, land in Borough of Carlisle at east end of a lane, corner to William Waugh, adj. Robert Blain's lot, adj. William Waugh, containing 10 acres. Wit. Thos. Duncan, Robt. Duncan.
      N-322: 29 July 1799, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 4 March 1796, to James Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, for $310, land in Borough of Carlisle on West side of lane, corner to a lot of James Duncan and another lot of James Duncan, containing 20 acres. Wit. Thos. Duncan, Robt. Duncan.
      N-323: 29 July 1799, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 4 March 1796, to James Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, for $150, land in Cumberland Co. PA adj. a lane, corner to George Logue's lot, Waught's lot, George Legue's lot, containing 10 acres. Wit. Thos. Duncan, Robt. Duncan.
      N-324: 29 July 1799, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 4 March 1796, to James Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, for $420, parcel in Borough of Carlisle, corner to Samuel Land, Abraham Laughridge, Dr. McCoskey's lot, containing 30 acres. Wit. Thos. Duncan, Robt. Duncan.
      N-337: 23 Aug. 1799, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 4 March 1796, to Thomas Duncan of Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, for $589.64, two certain parcels in Borough of Carlisle, one on line of Jonathan Holmes land, by John Hughes' lot, containing 10 acres and 90 perches; another adj. lands of Jonothan Holmes, Robert Miller, Charles Cattison and John and Jacob Crover, containing 33 acres 87 perches. Wit. James Duncan, Robt. Duncan.
      N-407: 20 Nov. 1799, John Burkholder of Southampton Twp., Cumberland Co. PA, yeoman, and wife Eve to John Duncan of Hopewell Twp., Cumberland Co. PA; whereas by warrant for survey to Robert Chambers dated 15 Feb. 1737, a survey was made of 249 acres 117 perches, and by another warrant of survey dated 2 Aug. 1766 #714, 71 acres was surveyed contiguous to the first; Robert Chambers and wife Mary on 29 April 1777 sold the two tracts to Christian Hish who on 19 April 1794 conveyed to John Burkholder, party hereto, a part of each tract, to wit, 108 achres and 62 perches, and of the second tract 45 acres and 103 perches, subject to a dam of water for use of a mill; John Burkholder has sold a part of the land lying on West part or Northwest to Michael Longenuker (Longemeker?) now owned by William Vance; NOW John Burkholder and wife Eve for $4,800 deed to John Duncan the plantation situate partly in Southampton Twp. Franklin Co. and partly in Southampton Twp. Cumberland Co., adj. Michael Longenecker's land, heirs of George Umstat, Ebenezer Campble, Samuel Colwell, Christian Hoover formerly conveyed to said Hish, William Vance; containing 147 acres. /s/ Josunine? "Longfeltor," Eve (X) Burkholder. Wit. Wm. Vance, John Scott. (MAD: mention of "above named John Burkholder.")
      N-563: 3 July 1799, David Williamson of Twp. of Middleton, farmer, and wife Eliza (underlined), to Thomas Duncan of town of Carlisle, for $200, land in Middleton Twp. on Conedoguinett Creek adj. other lands of David Williamson, land of Robert Sanderson; containing 7 acres 78 perches. Wit. James Dunlop, Stephen Duncan. (no signature of wife or other reference to her)
      N-714: 24 June 1800, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 14 March 1796, to Samuel Duncan Esquire of Borough of Carlisle in Cumberland Co. PA, for $15, land in Borough of Carlisle, lot #323 on West side of Bedford Street, 250 feet by 60 feet on North Street. Wit. William Alexander, John Montgomery.
      N-715: 24 June 1800, John Penn of Bucks Co., Kingdom of Great Britain, Esq., and Richard Penn of Middlesex Co. same Kingdom, Esq., by Edmund Physick of City of Philadelphia, PA, Esq., their attorney appointed 14 March 1796, to John Holmes and Samuel Duncan of the Borough of Carlisle, Cumberland Co. PA, as tenants in common and not as joint tenants, for $54.78, land in the Borough of Carlisle, out lot #66 adj. lots #65 and #64, containing 5 acres and 158 perches. Wit. Ja. Duncan, D. Watts.
 

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