|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.).|
|Object Name||Records, Land|
|Collection||Land Records Collection|
Hiett, John Jr.
Mills, John Jr.
Williams, William (Rev.)
Frederick Co.-Land Records
West Virginia-Berkeley Co.-Settlers
|Year Range from||1934.0|