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List of individuals in Sackville, 1761

This document was kindly supplied by Douglas B. Ayer in printed format.
 
Cumberland, September 5, 1761.  A return of persons included in the two old grants who have been and are willing to settle their respective shares.

Where 
Residing
Attorney Acting
For Them
Settlers Names Age No. in 
Family
Horned
Cattle
Horse
Kind
Sheep Swine The Committee Their 
Knowledge and Opinion 
of Ability
present --- Joshua Winslow, Esq. --- 5 12 3 6 10 undoubted ability     1 share
" --- John Huston, Esq. --- 5 20 7 40 10        "           "              "
" --- C. Benoni Danks --- 7 18 5 21 7        "           "              "
" --- Capt. D. Jno. Walker 34 6 1 -- -- --        "           "              "
" --- William Allan --- 9 40 10 28 12        "           "         1/2 share
" --- John Bishop 44 4 16 8 31 9        "           "            1 share
" --- Sennacharib Martin 38 2 19 7 4 6        "           "              "
" --- Abiel Richardson 44 11 9 5 28 6        "           "          1/2 share
" --- Samuel Wethered 23 2 6 3 30 7        "           "            1 share
" --- John Allen 16 1 -- -- -- -- drawn his lot agreeable to the 
tenor of the old grant 1 share
" --- Samuel Nevers 21 1 -- -- -- --         "                       1 share
" --- William Beairsto 44 4 -- -- -- -- undoubted ability        1 share
" --- Edward Kestles 37 2 -- -- -- --        "           "              "
N.S. (her son Richard a 
minor in the former grant)
--- Sarah Jones 41 4 4 -- -- 6        "           "              "
" --- Henry McDonnel 38 2 2 -- -- --        "           "              "
Elijah Ayres --- Elijah Ayres 35 7 4 -- -- 4 from Conn.                  "
present --- Thomas Slunt 44 8 3 1 9 5       "                           "
" --- Atwood Fells 38 7 1 -- 7 1       "                           "
" --- Joseph Ayer 55 2 -- -- -- --       "                      1/2 share
" --- Joseph Bingham 24 3 2 -- 5 2       "                        1 share
Conn. Elijah Ayer Obediah Ayer 28 2 -- -- -- --       "                           "
Halifax William Allan Major Jotham Gay -- -- -- -- -- -- undoubted ability          "
Cambridge NE     "          " Dr. Frank Morse -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
Boston John Huston William Huston -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
Westbury NE Benoni Danks John Taplin -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
Staten NE Abel Richardson William Tanna -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
Halifax Benoni Danks Richard Gibbons, Jr. -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" John Huston Thomas Proctor -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" Benoni Danks Joseph Gray -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" John Huston William Best -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
present --- Robert Crossman -- -- -- -- -- --     ----                      -----
Bedford AB Richardson Joseph Ritch -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
present --- Capt Roderick MacKenzie -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Lt Lewis Huston -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Lt Ronald Huston -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Ensign John McKenzie -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Mr. Jno Peebles, surgeon -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Lt Thomas Dickson -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Mr. James Law -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Lt Samuel Shipton -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Lt Stephen Holland -- -- -- -- -- --       "                           "
Shrewsbury Mr. Huston William Howe -- 2 6 1 -- --       "                           "
present --- Joseph Canvarse 23 2 -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Martin Peck 27 3 1 1 -- -- baker   ability for 1/2 a share
" --- John Soring 28 4 -- -- -- -- undoubted ability     1 share
" --- Enoch Gooden 22 1 -- -- -- --       "                     1/2 a share
" --- Daniel Gooden 26 1 -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Zebulon Rowe 28 1 -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Isaac Danks 14 1 -- -- -- -- son to Benoni Danks drawn for
a lot by the Governor's leave
in place of Mr. Cavenaugh
" --- Thomas Cleaves 30 1 -- -- -- --       --                    1/2 a share
" --- Thomas Mee 40 1 -- -- -- -- undoubted ability          "
" --- Windsor Eager 18 1 2 -- -- -- under the care of Mr. Huston
             undoubted
" --- John Hannham 30 2 -- -- -- -- undoubted ability        a share
" --- Jeremiah Jackson 23 4 -- -- -- --       "                      1/2 a share
" --- Alexander Mills 26 3 -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Moses Barns 29 3 -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- William Welsh 32 3 -- -- -- --       "                           "
" --- Rev Mr Joshua Tufts 45 8 -- -- -- --            1 and 1/2 a share
" --- Thomas Millburn 40 2 -- -- -- -- ability for 1/2 a share
" --- Antony Burk 26 4 -- -- -- --       "                      "
" --- Ebenzar Barnom 46 8 4 1 12 -- ) recommended by the Hon.
" --- Daniel Earl 33 7 2 3 -- 10 ) Charles Morris, Esq.
" --- Joseph Miles -- 8 6 1 20 --    ---                     1/2 share
" --- David Barnum 34 4 1 -- -- --    ---                         "
" --- Josiah Atkins 44 7 3 1 -- --    ---                         "
" --- Simon Chester 27 2 3 1 10 1    ---                      a share
" --- Caleb Shearman 44 7 3 1 -- --    ---                         "
" --- Pheanis Parker -- -- -- -- -- -- ability for 1/2 a share
" --- Samuel Verdy -- 2 -- -- -- --        "              "
" --- William Maxwell -- 2 -- -- -- --        "              "
" --- Essau Sneling 26 1 -- -- -- --        "              "
" --- Mr. Brooks Watson 28 -- -- 1 -- -- undoubted ability       a share

 
In compliance with an order of His Majestys Council bearing the date August 21st appointing us subscribers to admit of settlers to the forfeited rights of land in the Twp. of Cumberland we have admitted the persons within named having found them qualified as is inserted in the columns annexed to their respective names.   Given under our hand this 5th day of September 1761
                                                        Benoni Danks
                                                        William Allan
                                                        Abiel Richardson 
                                                        Jno Huston

To the Hon. Jonathan Belsher, Esq. Lt Governor and Commander in Chief of His Majestys Province of Nova Scotia
 
 


 
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