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Catalog Number 1949.00109.003.F
Title Land Patents, 1730-Old Frederick County
Scope & Content Correspondence between Mr. Musser & Mr. Griffith concerning early land patents in the old Frederick Co. area, for a series of historical articles Mr. Musser was writing in the Independent. Includes Van Metre, Hite, Ross & Bryan (Berkeley Co.), Lewis Stephens, Opequon Presbyterian Church, Moses Hoge. Members of the Ross-Brian enterprise: Thomas Babb, John Littler, Giles Chapman, James Brownes, Luke Melon, Francis Finchor, Cornelius Corckeran (Cocheran?), Josiah Ballinger, Wm. Hogg, James Wright, John Treat(?), Thos. Dawson, Thomas Branson, Geo. Hobson, Evan Thomas, John Calvert, Morgan ap Morgan, Hugh Parrell, James Davis, John Mills, Lewis DeMoss(?), John Peteat (Poteet?), John deLong, Geo. Robinson, Isaac Parkins, Elisha Parkins, John Parkins, Francis Hancher, Luke Emlon, James Day, David Parkins, Geo. Hollingsworth. Other names include Lupton, Hampton, Capt. Jere. Smith, John Fothergill's 1736 journal of his visit to the Valley as a Quaker missionary; Names also include: Wm. Russell, Larkin Chew, Robert Carter, Thomas Shepherd, Geo. Freeman, John Wilson, Thomas Curtis, Nath. Thomas, John Hiett Jr, Thos. Anderson, John Mills Jr., Robt Luna, Jno. Richards, Benjamin Borden, Edw. Davis, Jno. Hood, Rev. Wm. Williams (Presbyterian minister in Delaware, Opequon, Bullskin Churches); Spring at "Bellview", Swan Pond (Berkeley Co.).
Date 1934
Object Name Records, Land
Status OK
Collection Land Records Collection
People Anderson, Thomas
Babb, Thomas
Ballenger, Josiah
Branson, Thomas
Brownes, James
Calvert, John
Carter, Robert
Chapman, Giles
Chew, Larkin
Chorckeran, Cornelius
Cocheran, Cornelius
Curtis, Thomas
Davis, Edward
Davis, James
Dawson, Thomas
Day, James
deLong, John
DeMoss, Lewis
Emlon, Luke
Finchor, Francis
Fothergill, John
Freeman, George
Hampton, ?
Hancher, Francis
Hiett, John Jr.
Hobson, George
Hoge, Moses
Hogg, William
Hollingsworth, George
Hood, Jno.
Littler, John
Luna, Robert
Lupton, ?
Melon, Luke
Mills, John
Mills, John Jr.
Morgan, Morgan
Parkins, David
Parkins, Elisha
Parkins, Isaac
Parkins, John
Parrell, Hugh
Peteat, John
Richards, Jno.
Robinson, George
Russell, William
Shepherd, Thomas
Smith, Jeremiah
Stephens, Lewis
Thomas, Evan
Thomas, Nathaniel
Treat, John
Williams, William (Rev.)
Wilson, John
Wright, James
Search Terms Frederick Co.-Land Records
Churches-Quaker-Bullskin
Churches-Quaker-Opequon
Churches-Quaker-Delaware
Churches-Presbyterian
Opequon Presbyterian
Diaries, Missionaries
West Virginia-Berkeley Co.-Settlers
Year Range from 1934