Mowerson Deeds
Morris County, New Jersey

Morris Co. Up


The following deeds for the Mowerson family were donated by Judy Ullman.

Morris County Deeds for the Mourison, Morrison, Mowerson Families

1796

Deed Book C, p 27

15 Jul 1796

between Dennis Daly and Rachel, his wife, of Pequanock and
Mowerse John XE "Mourison" Mourison of Pequanock for
Sum 95 pounds 16 shillings money of state of NY of gold or silver
QUIT CLAIM
Land Pequanock.
Beginning 7 rods west of house of Captain Daniel Baldwin now lives to an old stump on the North side of the road
thence North bounded on the said land to John Davenport's land along said line to road
thence as road runs to said beginning
supposed to contain 6 acres more or less and
also another tract being in town of aforesaid.
Beginning at a stake corner of course S64E1c55l
to SE corner of a stone house on said lands
thence running west 13c26l to lands of Samuel Stiles
thence by the said Stiles land N6c32l to lands of John Davenport
E7c46l to a stake in the road
thence along the road to the first corner
containing 6 acres and 52/100 acres strict measure.
Signed by Dennis and Rachel Daly
Witnesses were Jacob Mowerson and James VanDuyne.
12 Nov 1796 John J. Truck interviewed James VanDuyne one of the witnesses of deed
and he stated he saw Dennis Daly sign the indenture and he saw Jacob Mourison sign the
indenture. Rachel Daly was interviewed and she said she signed indenture.
Recorded 21 Nov 1796.


1800

Deed Book C, p 607

28 Jan 1800

John Salter and Sarah, his wife, of Pequanock and
Jacob J. Mourison of Pequanock
Sum $82.50
Land Pequanock
being part of land purchased of John Davenport
beginning at a stake near a small run of water in Jacob Mourison's line
first N14E2c3l
thence N87.45E15c13l
thence S14W2c3l thence
S87.45W15c13l
containing 3 acres strict measure.
Witnesses John C. Salter and Leonard Davenport
Signed by John Salter and Sarah Salter
Interviewed 12 Mar 1800 by Robert Colfax
Recorded 11 Jul 1800.


1799

Deed Book C, p 608

26 Apr 1799

Benjamin Vincent and Elizabeth, his wife, of Pequanock
and Jacob J. Mourison of Pequanock
Sum 144 pounds York money and 8 shillings
Land Pequanock
beginning at a myrtle sapling SE corner of a lot of land belonging to John Doremus
containing 3 acres acre
and on a course S4E3.5c old stump
beginning corner of said Doremus's lot from myrtle sapling thence running as the
compass runs now points
S4E4c39l to a corner being also a corner of land belonging to John Stiles, Jr.
S86W24c84l to the middle of the said road that leads from said Benjamin Vincent's
house to John Salter's house
along said road N1.30W7c89l to
N86 14c65l to a corner of John Doremus lot
along his line S4?3c60l to his corner
N86E10c to place of beginning
containing 16 acres strict measure.
part of tract of land that Samuel Stiles and his wife, Margaret, sold to Benjamin A.
Vincent by deed bearing date 27 Jun 1798.
Witnesses Cornelius Young and Cornelius Vincent.
Signed Benjamin and Elizabeth Vincent
Interviewed by John Cobb 7 Mar 1800.
Recorded 12 Jul 1800.


1800

Deed Book D, p 402

14 May 1800

John Mowerson, son of Jacob Mowerson, dcd., late of Pequanock, Morris County, NJ
Thomas Cobb of Morristown, Morris, NJ
Sum of $50
Land Pequanock
1 equal undivided part of the real estate which Jacob Mowerson, decd., of Pequanock died seized,
land in SW section of Pequanock
John Mowerson (the grantor) being one of the sons said Jacob Mowerson is entitled to
1/5 part of Jacob's land in Pequanock
the other 4/5 parts go to Henry, Martin, Aaron and Mouris (or Moses), sons and heirs of Jacob Mowerson, decd.
the whole of land contains100 acres
there is no description of land.
Witness William Broadwell
John Mowerson signs
Interviewed 15 May 1800
Recorded 8 Jun 1800.


1801

Deed Book D, p 421

22 May 1801

Silas Condict of Morristown
Sells to Henry Mourison of Hardyston of Sussex
Sum $82
Land Pequanock & Hardyston
beginning at the most southwesterly corner of a tract of land 3 acres returned to Joseph
Sharp 8 Jul 1799 recorded Perth Amboy in Book S12, p 290
N29W5c10l
S16W25c50l
N78E15c10l
N54.15E23c50l
N13E22c90l
N57W10c80l
S6?28c10l
N82?23c50l
place of beginning
containing 50 acres 17/100 of an acre strict measure
Surveyed to Silas Condict and recorded in Superior Court Records of Perth Amboy 9
Feb 1801 in Book S12, p 430
Witnesses were Joseph Cutter and Lewis Condict.
Signed ?
Interviewed 13 Jun 1801
Recorded 26 Jun 1801.


1795

Deed Book E, p 242

13 Apr 1795

Martin and Peggy Mourison of Pequanock of Pequanock
sold to Silas Condict of Pequanock
Sum (not readable)
Land Pequanock
beginning at a stake at heap of stones line of Martin Mourison
running by said Martin Mourison's fence S4E16c to a stake in a heap of stones
S86W5c to another stake in heap of stones
(something about) Martin Mourison and Samuel Farrand
N4W16c near Mourison's barn
N86E5c
to the place of beginning containing 8 acres strict measure.
Witness ?
Signature ?
Interview ?
Recorded 21 Jul 1801.


1801

Deed E, p 386

14 Dec 1801

Isaac Beach of Hanover
Isaac Mourison of Hanover
Sum $125
Land Hanover
beginning middle of road leading from Morristown to Pequanock in middle of brook near
William Cook's house as compass pointed 1798
S4.40Wllc61l to James Bollins
S50W9c5l to middle of road leading from Parsipany meeting house to Rockaway Neck
then by same S84.5W3c4l
N4.40E9c40l
N84.30E5c57l
N4.40E9c95l to middle of road
Along brook as course turns
containing 7 acres and 45/100 acre
Witnesses were Kaylon and Sally Beach
Signed Isaac and Mary Beach
Interviewed ?
Recorded 25 Dec 1801


1803

Deed Book E, p 511

28 Feb 1803

John C. Salter and Beulah, his wife, of Pequanock
Jacob Mourison, Jr. of Pequanock
Sum $222.50
Land Pequanock
John C. Salter purchased land from John Stiles in line of land of Jacob Mowerson, Jr.
SW corner to lot of John C. Salter running to Mourison's line
S86W10c80l to middle of road leading from John C. Salter to John Stiles along said road
N7E8c along said road on the same
N34W2c80l to a corner of said road
N86E6c80l to line of John Salter's, Esq. land by the same
S10c10l
containing 11 acres and 12/100 of an acre strict measure
Witnesses James VanWinkle & Leonard Davenport
Signed John C. Salter & Beulah Salter
Interviewed 3 Apr 1803
Recorded 8 Jul 1803.


1801

Deed Book G, p 67

22 May 1801

Silas Condict
Jacob Mourison, Jr. of Pequanock
Sum of ?
Land Pequanock
Begins at Silas Condict land 103 chains and 33 links to a corner of Condict's farm which
contains ?36 acres 84/100 acres
S89E10c9l
N12?11c
S89?32l to the first line of said ?
S9?24?
W31?70l to beginning which is at a corner of land owned by Silas Condict
Contains 6 acres 84/100 of an acre
Witness Joseph Arthur & Lewis Condict
Signed Silas Condict
Interviewed 13 Jun 1801
Recorded 11 Sep 1802.


1803

Deed Book G, p 428

7 Apr 1803

Aaron Mourison and Phebe, his wife, of Pequanock
Francis Mourison of the Township of Caldwell, Essex, NJ
Sum $475
Land Pequanock
begins at a heap of stones near white oak tree said heap of stones being the SE corner of
John Salter's land in the line of Henry Vanness's line and along Vanness's line
S4E10c to William VanGieson's corner
Then along his line N81W11c to hickory sapling in the old brush fence
Then N10W4c80l
S87W7c21l
N7W42l to John Salter's line
along Salter's land W80E19c24l
South to Vanness's line ?
West Henry Mourison's line
Along the same to ? Mourirson's line and house
Heap of stones in John Stiles line
?
N21?5c?l
S?83l to place of beginning containing 1 acre.
Witnesses Justus Burnet &John Bush?
Aaron and Phebe Mourison sign with an X
Interviewed ?
Recorded 19 Oct 1805 or 03.


1804

Deed Book I, p 260

22 Mar 1804

William VanGeison and Elizabeth, his wife, of Pequanock
Jacob J. Mourison of Pequanock
Sum $625
Land Pequanock
Lot number one
Beginning stake and heap of stones in line of Henry Jacobus lands of formerly Samuel
Farrand thence along the line of Henry Jacobus there on
N3.30W21c50l to a stake and stones a large white oak tree to line formerly of Aaron
Mourison now Francis Mourison thence along his line
N86W12c11l to a stake and heap of stones in line of Francis Mourison
S1W2c19l to a heap of stone in old brush fence
Along same brush fence S71W2c13l to a stake and stones for a corner in line of Henry J. Mourison
Along his line S1.30E6c to a wild cherry tree
S9E4c33l to stake and stones for a corner on a line of John Stiles land along his line
N86E3c75l to a stake and stones for a corner of John Stiles
Along his line S2.30E9c75l to a stake and stones for a corner in line formerly of Samuel Farrand
Along his line S89E10c16l to place of beginning
Containing 26 acres and 5/100 acre
One other lot number two being part of a lot containing 19 acres 40/100 acre William
VanGeison purchased of Samuel and Rebecca Farrand, decd., dated 16 Feb 1802
Beginning line of Francis Mourison 10 acre lot bought of said VanGeison out of above
said 19 acres 40/100 acre along line of said Francis Mourison
N87E18c84l to a corner in a line of land called Penn's land same
N3W2c33l
With his line S87W9c71l to his corner
Being W9c71l to his corner being a stake with his line
N4.30W8c35l to a stake in John Stiles corner
S86W5c98l to a stake and corner of land belonging to the heirs of Phebe Bowlsby, decd.,
late Phebe Stiles thence by same
S3E7c54l to another corner thereof by same
S86W2c42l to stake corner of Ephraim Stiles land by same and by other lands of said
Stiles
S3E2c69l to place of beginning
Containing 9 acres 40/100 acre
Witnesses Silas Cook & James Burtus
William VanGeison signs the deed and Elizabeth VanGeison signs with an X
Interviewed 7 Apr 1804
Recorded 15 Aug 1804.


1802

Deed Book I, p 263

16 Feb 1802

Samuel Farrand and Rachel, his wife, formerly Rachel Stiles, of ?Burtus, Cayuga, NY
William VanGeison of Pequanock
Sum $291
Land Pequanock
land bequeathed to Rachel, wife of said Samuel Farrand, by her father, John Stiles, decd.,
in his last will and testament dated 13 Jan 1777 and part
purchased by Samuel Farrand in a line of Ephraim Stiles
Beginning Thomas Kingsland land being 19 links distant from northeast corner of his
farm on a course S3E
Thence running said Kingsland's line
N87.30E18c84l to his corner in a line of land called Penn's land by same
N3W7c63l to said VanGeison's corner with his line
S87W9c71l to a corner being a stake with his line
N4.30W8c35l to a stake John Stiles corner
S86W4c98l to a stake line of heirs of Phebe Bowlsby, decd., late Phebe Stiles,
S3E7c54l to another corner by same
S86W2c42l to a stake corner lot of land this day conveyed to Ephraim Stiles by said
Samuel and Rachel Farrand by same and other land of said Ephraim Stiles
S3E7c99l to beginning
Containing 19 acres 40/100 acre
Witnesses Ephraim Stiles & Farrand Kitchell
Samuel Farrand signs the deed
Rachel Farrand signature witnessed by James Henry
Interviewed 22 Jun 1802 by James Henry of New York
Recorded 15 Aug 1804.


1804

Book I, p 265

6 Feb 1804

William VanGeison and Elizabeth, his wife, of Pequanock
Francis Mourison of Pequanock
Sum $200
Land Pequanock
Part of 19 acre 40/100 acres William VanGeison purchased of Samuel Farrand and
Rachel, his wife, by deed to him dated 16 Feb 1802
Beginning at a corner of whole tract above said at Thomas F. Kingsland's corner in
Ephraim Sitles farm
With Kingsland's line
N87.30E18c84l to his corner
N3W5c30l to a stake
William VanGeison's corner with his line
S87.30W18c84l to his corner
S3E5c30l to place of beginning
Containing 10 acres
Witnesses Samuel B. Glenny & Ephraim Stiles
William VanGeison signs and Elizabeth VanGeison signs with an X
Interviewed 24 Apr 1804
Recorded 16 Aug 1804.


1804

Book K, p 86

27 Mar 1804

Jacob J. Mowerson and Mary, his wife, of Pequanock
Sells to Cornelius J. Doremus of Pequanock
Sum $700
Beginning at a myrtle sapling at SE corner of meadow lately belonging to John Doremus
now the property of Peter VanDuyne containing 3 acres acre in a course S4E distance
3 1/2 chains from ash stump the beginning corner of said VanDuyne's lot at a myrtle
sapling last running lot #1
S4E4c39l to a corner Silas Cook and Elisha Dod
S86W24c84l to middle of road leading to main road to hook along said Hook Rd
N1.30W4c89l
N86E14c65l corner of said Vanduyne's lot
Thence his line S4E3c50l to his corner
Along Vanduyne's land N86E1c
to the place of beginning
containing 16 acres of land
Lot 2 part of a tract of land belonging John C. Salter conveyed to Jacob Mourison 28 Feb
1803 being at a break in the line of land of Jacob J. Mowerson SW corner of lot of land
John Salter thence running
S86W10c80l to middle of the road leading from Hook
Along said Hook Rd N11E8c to another corner in said road
Along said road N34W2c80l to a corner of road
N86e10c80l to line of John Salter
By the same road S10c2l to place of beginning
containing 11 12/100 acres
Signed by Jacob J. Mourison and Mary signs Mourison signs with an X
Witnesses Silas Cook & James Burtus
Interviewed 7 Apr 1804
Recorded 23 June 1804.


1805

Book K, p 383

15 Mar 1805

between Aaron Mourison of Pequanock, Morris, NJ,
and Samuel Ward of same
sum of $225
Beginning heap of stones in line lot of land sold by Elias Baldwin to Ezekiel Baldwin
thence in a line as seen and marked by referee that divided estate of Robert Sandford,
dcd. in the division Abraham Sandford and Robert Sandford land as set off by referee.
N82.30E20c7l to a heap of stones the corner of lot of land sold by Abraham Sandford to
Simon Vanduyne.
along said Vanduyne's line N3W3c67l to the line of Peter Sandford line.
by the same S81W90c more or less to line of the aforesaid lot of land sold by Elias
Baldwin to Ezekiel Baldwin.
S2c97l to place of beginning containing 9 acres
Witnesses Lot Dixon and ? Mitchell
Aaron and Phebe Mourison sign with cross
Interviewed by John Cobb 11 Apr 1805
Recorded 12 Nov 1805.


1804

Deed Book L, p 147

10 Mar 1804

between Abigail Condict, Executrix, of Silas Condict, deceased, late of Morristown and
Henry Morrison of the County of Sussex and Jacob Morrison of County of Morris
sum of $73.70
land in Pequanock and Hardyston
part of survey of 103 33/100 of an acre returned to Silas Condict
beginning at the east corner of the old place of Mouris Mourison, dcd., which is on a
course N88E11c to beginning corner of said survey
N15W24c to another corner of said old place
N50W25C50l
N20.30W3c thence along line of said survey
N71E12c 5th corner
S35.20E38c98l to 4th corner of survey
Along line S12W15c30 to a corner of Asher Tharps land
?88W4c to place of beginning
containing 43 58/100 acres.
Deed was recorded of all of the survey 24 Jan 1801 in the Surveyor Generals Office Perth
Amboy in Book S, No. 12, p 420.
Jacob and Henry are Joint tenants
Abigail Condict could sell land according to the last will and testament of her deceased
husband.
Witnesses Solomon and John Beach.
Abigail Condict signs
Interviewed 18 Dec 1804
Recorded 10 Apr 1805.


1806

Deed Book L, p 603

29 Jan 1806

between Edward Paddleford and Hannah, his wife, of Hanover and
Isaac Mourison of Pequanock
sum $250
land in Hanover formerly part of confiscated property of John and Edward Bowlsby for
Revolutionary purposes sold to Edward Paddleford by Uzal Kitchell
Beginning stake and stones in SW corner of Lemuel Cobb which is part of confiscated
land and other land of Lemuel Cobb purchased from John VanDuyne.
N11E2c30l to Cobb's corner
N82E3c80l to corner of Stephen Munson
N56W32c92l to John Hayward corner
W8c40l to NE corner of Cobb's lot
S56.30E27c39l to beginning
Containing 10 acres 84/100 of an acre
According to the way the compass pointed in 1780
Witnesses Jabez Tichenor and David Paddleford
Edward and Hannah Paddleford signed with an X.
Interview of David Paddleford not Edward and Hannah on 31 Jan 1806
Recorded 24 Jul 1806.


1807

Bood S, p 319

22 May 1807

Henry Moursion of Pequanock
sells to William Stiles of Pequanock
for $70.79
land in Pequanock
Beginning middle of road leading from Richard Duryea now keeps tavern to John Stiles
being line of Abraham Jacobus land along middle of road
S3.30E5c46l
N86E5c20l
N3.30W5c41l to corner of Jacobus land
along same S81W5c20l to beginning containing 2 83/100 acres of land strict measure
Witness John Stiles and Thomas VanWinkle
Henry signs with H
Interviewed 12 Dec 1809
Recorded 18 Dec 1809.


1810

Deed Book T, p 164

8 May 1810

Francis Mourison of Pequanock
Sells to John Collard of Pequanock
Sum $35
land in Pequanock
beginning at corner of Herny Mourison's land and lands of John Collard and John Stiles
along Mourison's land
N3W3c35l
N85E2c83l
S3E5c35l
To line of land that John Collard bought of John Stiles along same
S85E2?c85l to beginning
containing 1 acre 50/100 of an acre.
Witness Lot Dixon & Moses Mourison & Silas Cook.
Signed Francis Mourison and Mercy Mourison
Interviewed ?
Recorded 6 Jun 1810.


1810

Book T, p 166

8 May 1810

Moses Mowerson of Hanover
Sells to John Collard of Pequanock
Sum $290
land Is in Pequanock
Beginning Mourison line thence
N5W11c40l
S80W9c70l
To line of Henry Mourison along the same
S3E5c53l to a corner of Francis Mourison line
N85E2c83l
By the same S3E5c35l
N85E6c83l contains
8 acres and 93/100 of an acre.
Witnesses Lot Dixon & Francis Mourison
Signed Moses Mowerson & Ruth Mourison
Interviewed ?
Recorded.6 Jun 1810.


1810

Book T, p 475

19 Apr 1810

Moses Mourison of Pequanock
Sells Martin VanDuyne of Pequanock
Sum of $209.50
land in Pequanock
beginning at white oak standing in Henry Mourison's line running as the compass
pointed Apr 1800
S84.30E8c26l along Mourison's line
N78E8c along said Mourison's line to pin oak
S3.30E4c50l to corner of Phillip Huyler's land
S86.30W19c79l to Henry Mourison's land
N4E5c70l to place of beginning
containing 8 acres and 38/100 of an acre
Signed Moses Mourison and Ruth Mourison.
Witnesses James A. Jacobus & Silas Cook
Interviewed ?
Recorded 20 Sep 1810.


1810

Book T, p 476

2 Sep 1810

Abraham Davenport and Caty, his wife, of Pequanock
and Mouris J. Mourison of Pequanock
sum $56
land in Pequanock
beginning at corner of Silas Cook, Esq.
N86E29l to a large rock corner on road leading from Peter Duryea to Duryea's house and
bridge on said road
N45W5c75l to a corner of said road
3S64W4c81l to a corner
S1W10c50l to place of beginning
containing 2 acres 15/100 acre.
Witnesses John Doremus & Rachel Duryea
John and Caty Davenport signed with a cross
Interviewed ?
Recorded 29 Sep 1810.


1813

Deed Book X, p 253

14 Sep 1813

between Mercy Mourison, widow and relict, of Francis Mourison, late of Township of
Pequanock and
Jacob Mourison of Pequanock, Thomas Speer and Mary, his wife, Nicholas Garrabrandt
and Mary, his wife, Barnabus Cook and Garretee, his wife, heirs at law of Francis
Mourison, dcd., aforesaid of the County of Essex and State of NJ of the parties of the
second part
In consideration of lands they released to her of the second part and for $1 to her in hand
QUITCLAIM
land in Pequanock
being 10 acre tract which was conveyed by Aaron Mourison and Phebe, his wife, to said
Francis Mourison by deed dated 7 Apr 1800
beginning at corner of old tract of 10 acres corner land of Benjamin Crane formerly
Thomas Kingsland
N3W5c3l
S87.30W13c18l to a corner of a 3 acre lot formerly part of 10 acre lot released to said
party of the first part to the said party of the second part
Along a line of same S3E4c30l to another line in said Benjamin Crane land
N87.30?13c18l to place of beginning
containing 7 acres strict measure
another tract or parcel of land situated in Pequanock aforesaid being part of parcel of land
that Derrick Mowerson, Barnabus Cook and Garretje, his wife, released to the said
Francis Mourison, now deceased, 18 Apr 1794, formerly one half of home of Peter
Mourison, dcd.
Bounded on north by lands of heirs of Peter Courter, dcd.,
East by lands of formerly Jotham Johnson,
south lands of John Salter and on
west by lands of Jacob Mourison
Containing 27 acres formerly the easterly end of the home lot of Peter Mourison, dcd.
Witnesses Silas Cook & Thomas VanWinkle.
Mercy Mourison signs with a cross.
Interviewed 14 Sep 1813
Recorded 19 Oct 18??


1813

Deed Book X, p 354

14 Sep 1813

between Mercy Mourison of Pequanock and
Cornelius Low of Pequanock
sum $600
land in Pequanock
being certain tract of land that Aaron Mourison and Phebe, his wife, conveyed to Francis
Mourison 7 Apr 1803
beginning at a heap of stones being the SE corner of John Salter's land and in a line of
Henry E. Vanness's land
along Vanness's line SE10c corner of Jacob Mourison, Jr.
along his line N85W11c to a hickory sapling in an old brush fence
N10W4c80l
S87W7c21l
N7W4c23l to said Salter's line
Along N86E19c25l to beginning
containing 16 acres being the same more or less
Also, another lot of woodlands situated about a quarter of a mile southerly from the last
described lands being part of 10 acres conveyed by William VanGeisen and Elizabeth,
his wife to the said Francis Mourison by deeded 6 Feb 1804 bounded as follows
Beginning at the corner of said 10 acre tract beginning at a corner of Benjamin Crane's
land in line of Ephraim Stiles land being 19 links distance from the NE corner of Stiles
land
N87.30E5c66l to corner
N3W5c30l
S87.30W5c86l to a corner of Jacob Mourison, Jr.
S3E30l to place of beginning containing 3 acres strict measure.
Witnesses were Silas Cook & Thomas VanWinkle.
Mercy signs with a cross.
Interviewed 14 Sep 1813.
Recorded 18 Dec 1813.


1813

Book Z, p32

18 Oct 1813

Peter Duryea and Rachel, his wife, of Pequanock and
Isaac J. Mourison of Pequanock
sum $81.30
land in Pequanock
beginning formerly property of Daniel Duryea late of the Township of Pequanock stake
and heap of stones standing in the north side of a bye road leading from Garret Duryea
now lives to where John J. Pier now lives on Samuel Worden's land and a stake and heap
of stone being corner of Garret Duryea land and of Captain Thomas Doremus, dcd., now
in possession of his heirs at the bottom of a steep hill now to a large black oak tree
N4W5c63l
N86E along line of Simon Vanduyne land 17c10l to a line of Christian Miller land
Along his line S7E2c33l to his corner and Samuel Worden's line
Along his line S86E13c32l to his corner
S4E3c23l to said Doremus line
S86W5c to beginning
containing 5 acres 42/100 of an acre strict measure
Witnesses Silas & Elizabeth Cook
Peter and Rachel sign with a seal
Interviewed 20 Dec 1813
Recorded 23 Dec 1813


1816

Deed Book C2, p 263

3 Apr 1816

between Isaac Mourison and Sarah, his wife, of the Township of Hanover, and
Phebe M. Cook now Phebe M. VanOrden, wife of Cornelius VanOrden of the Township
of Hanover
sum of $1070
two tracts in Hanover
beginning middle of road leading from Troy to Pequanock and middle of a run of water
that crosses near the drawing house where Isaac Vanderhoof now lives thence middle of
said road
S4.40W11c61l to James Bollens old line
S50W9c5l to middle of road leading from Parsipany meeting house
Along middle of the same S84.30W3c
N4.40E9c40l
N84.30E5c57l
N4.40E9c97l to middle of brook before said
Down said brook several courses as courses running as the compass pointed in the year 1793
containing 11 45/100 strict measure and
other lot of land conveyed to Isaac Mourison by Ebenezer Farrand by deed dated 17 Dec 1793 in Hanover
being at small Pepperidge standing in the north side of the road leading from Parsipany to
Rockaway Neck
N6c75l
N87.30E2c50l
S8c50l to aforesaid road
Then along aforesaid road to place of the beginning
Containing 1 acre and 92/100 acres.
This tract Isaac Beach and Mary, his wife, sold to Isaac Mourison
The word 34l in 19th line was erased
Witnesses were Swain A. Condict and John Mourison
Under the signatures it said the deed is subject to a certain mortgage by said Isaac
Mourison to said John Dodd for $900 obtained the day before signing this deed
Witnesses Swain A. Condit & John Mourison
Signed Isaac and Sarah Mourison.
Interviewed by John Dodd 16 Apr 1816.
Recorded 22 Apr 1816.


1815

Deed Book D2, p4

26 Jun 1815

between Jacob Mourison and Jane his wife of Hardiston, Sussex, NJ and
Edward Powelson of Jefferson, Morris, NJ
sum of $25
For a certain tract of land being part of the tract of land being 43 acres and 58/100 acre
conveyed to Henry Mourison and Jacob Mourison by Abigail Condict
by deed bearing date 10 March 1804 being part in county of Morris and part in county of
Sussex part conveyed in Morris it begins at beginning corner of whole tract and in course
N88E7c from east corner of the whole place of Mouris Mourison, dcd.
N15W14c90l
N88E11c to sixth corner of whole survey of which this is a part
S12W15c30l
N88W4c to place of beginning
containing 11 acres of land.
Signed Jacob Mourison with a mark looks like a comma and Jane Mourison.
Witness Thomas VanKirk.
Interviewed 22 June 1816
Recorded. 4 Jul 1816.


1816

Deed Book D2, p 124

3 Jun 1816

between William VanWinkle, and Elizabeth, his wife, late Elizabeth Hopler, and David
Oceabock and Sarah, his wife, late Sarah Hopler, of County of Morris and Henry
Mourison of the County of Sussex, Isaac Tuttle, Jacob Vanderhoof, James Shaw and
James Lyon of County of Morris of the party of the second part
Witnesses said that the parties of the first part in for consideration of land this day
released to them that said party of the second part for the further consideration of $1
Quitclaim
Land in Pequanock and part of land Conrad Hopler,dcd., left to his daughters bearing the
date 10 May 1815.
Beginning most easterly of a tract released by the parties of second part released to
parties of the first part in line of land in possession of Richard B. Faesch called the
Boonton tract
N45W28c to another corner
S83.30E14c25l
S55E11c55l
S49E2c66l
N44E21c50l to corner of John Tucker's land
S57E7c89l
N44E6c50l
S57.30E1c31l
S44W30c
S36W2c80l
S44W11c30l to place beginning
containing 48 acres
All signed with cross except William VanWinkle
Witnesses Silas Cook & Jacob Demouth
Interviewed 27 Aug 1816 by Silas Cook
Recorded 14 Sep 1814.


1816

Deed Book D2, p 127

8 Jun 1816

between Henry Mourison and Charlotte Hopler, the late Charlotte Hopler, of the County of Sussex,
Isaac Tuttle in behalf of his wife, Catherine, dcd.,
James and Margaret Shaw, the late Margaret Hopler,
James Lyon and Susanna, his wife, late Susanna Hopler, of the Township of Pequanock,
Sell to Jacob Vanderhoof of Pequanock
Sum $500
land in Pequanock
being 4/7 equal parts of the late Conrad Hopler late of Pequanock, dcd.,last will and
testament bequeath to his daughters
Beginning at a hickory tree on the 4th corner of a tract 86 acres 6/10 acre surveyed 20
Mar 1750 about chain on the NW side of the road where Conrad Kanouse or Vanness
now lives to John Tuckers
N44E21c50l to a small of hickory corner of Tuckers land
S57.30E7c80l another of Tuckers corners
N44E6c60l to another of his corners
S57.30E1c30l
S44W9c
N44W2c88l
S44W11c30l
N45W28c to Jacob Kanouse or Vanness line and corner of William VanWinkle
S83.30E14c25l
S55E11c50l
S49E2c66l to place of beginning
containing 47 acres 75/100 acre.
Henry & Charlotte signs
James Lyon signs
Everyone else signs with a cross.
Witness Silas Cook
22 Jun 1816 Henry and Charlotte Mourison interviewed
27 Aug 1816 the rest of grantors interviewed
Recorded 14 Sep 1816.


1810

Deed Book L2, p 107

25 May 1810

Lot Dixon of Hanover sells to
Moses Mourison
Sum $1150
land in Rockaway Neck part of farm formerly belonging to Joshua Leonard beginning pin
oak tree South bank of Rockaway River NW corner of Isaac Fairchild woodland.
S66W85l
N61W5c?l
S66W12c20l corner of David Leonard's land
S60W6c85l to middle of the road at a bridge crossing Leonard's meadow along road
S30W18c7l along road
S37W5c90l to a corner of Paul Leonard
N68E12c20l
S28E10c41l
E2c
N64E15c25l to Rockaway River down stream several courses to place of beginning
containing 40 acres.
Signed Lot & Phebe Dixon
Witnesses John VanGeisen & David Leonard
Interviewed 16 June 1810
Recorded 5 Apr 1821
Note under signatures 25 May 1810 payment of $447.37 made and payment in full.


1821

Book L2, p 537+

8 Aug 1821

Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, of Pequanock sell
to Rev. James Brinkerhoff of Pequanock for
$47
land in Pequanock
being on a farm where Henry Mourison now lives
beginning at a corner of land lately purchased by James Brinkerhoff from James Collerd
said corner being middle of the road leading from George Wirts to John Collerd in a line
of lands belonging to Abraham J. Jacobus now in possession of his son thence running
along said road
S3E5c37l
S86.15W4c42l
N3W5c31l to said Jacobus line
along his line N86.15E4c42l to beginning containing 2 acres and 37/100 of an acre.
Henry signed with H and Catherine with a cross.
Elizabeth and Samuel Cobb were witnesses.
Interviewed 8 Aug 1821
Recorded 14 Aug 1821.


1822

Book M2, p 342

14 Jun 1822

between Henry Mowerson and Catherine, his wife, of Pequanock and the
Rev. James Brinkerhoff of the Township of Pequanock for
sum $100.20
land in Pequanock
involves two tracts of land first tract begins the 4th corner and NW corner of 2 acres
37/100 of an acre surveyed by Henry Mourison and conveyed by Henry and Catherine,
his wife, 8 Aug 1821 to Rev. James Brinkerhoff and recorded book C2, p 337 & 338
4th NW corner being line of Abraham Jacobus land
S81W9c to sassafras in line of Jacobus land
S4E6c56l to stake
N86E14c16l to a road south of Brinkerhoff's dwelling house
S32W1c16l to SE corner of said lot containing up to 27/100 of an acre
S86W4c42l to SW corner of said lot
N3W along west line said lot 5c37l to beginning 6 acres 29/100 acre
2nd tract begins at the S & NE corner of lot that contain 2 and 83/100 of an acre land
conveyed by William Stiles and Mary, his wife, to James Collerd with deed bearing the
date
3 May 1814 recorded book B2, p 113, 114 and property was sold to James Brinkerhoff by
James Collerd and Margaret, his wife deed dated 26 Jun 1821 recorded Book L2, 331 &
332
Beginning corner is in line of Abraham Jacobus
N86?10c along said Abraham Jacobus line
S4E5c46l
S86W2cSE corner of said lot 2 acres and 83/100 of an acre
N4.30W along the line containing 1 9/100 acres.
Witness Samuel Cobb
Large H for the mark of Henry Mourison
Catherine Mourison with a cross
Interviewed 14 Jun 1822
Recorded 21 Jun 1822.


1822

Deed Book N2, p 39

!2 Oct 1822

Henry and Catherine Mourison of Pequanock sell to
James Brinkerhoof of Pequanock
sum of $107.70
land in Pequanock
bounded as follows beginning at a small sassafras tree standing in line of Abraham
Jacobus lot of 6 acres and 29/100 conveyed by deed dated 14 June 1822 is recorded deed
book MM, p 342+ and from the beginning running on the second line of said lot
mentioned
S4E6c46l to third corner of same
N86E14c16l to a stake to 4th corner of said lot to said Brinkerhoff's house
S57.40W16c54l to a corner near a wild cherry tree
N9.45W14c66l to a corner said Jacobus's line
N86E1c96l to said sassafras tree to beginning of tract 7 acres 18/100 acre strict measure.
Witnesses Richard Duryea & Samuel Cobb
Both Henry and Catherine Mourison sign with a cross.
Interviewed 12 Oct 1822 by Samuel Cobb
Recorded 18 Oct 1822.


1820

Deed book N2, p 130

23 Oct 1820
21 Apr 1821

proof was made to Gabriel H. Ford, John G. Cooper and Joseph Jackson judges of the Superior Court of Commons pleas in the County of Morris that on the 21 Aug 1820 Samuel Cobb, Benjamin Smith and Thomas Van Winkle commissioners to make partition of a tract of land situate in the Township of Pequanock
bounded on the north by lands of Abraham Jacobus and John Salter or his assigns and on the east by lands of Jacob Mourison and Jacob Mourison Jun. on the south by lands of Martin Van Duyne and Henry Mourison and on the west by lands of Henry Mourison containing fifty acres.
This tract was published at the request of Henry Mouriosn who claims one undivided half part of the above land.
The other equal half share to be allotted to Moses Mourison & others the legal representative of Jacob Mourison deceased
the said Henry Mourison & Jacob Mourison being devises named in the last will & Testament of Hendrick Mourison, deceased.
On the 21 April 1821 Samuel Cobb, Benjamin Smith & Thomas Van Winkle swear that the property will be divided equally.
On the 23 April 1821 Benjamin Zeliff and Moses Mourison chain bearers chosen and appointed, this was sworn to by Samuel Cobb.
Field Book
Lot # 1 in the South part of half of that tract of land which was devised by Hendrick Mourison deceased to his son Mouris Mourison
situated in the township of Pequanock in the County of Morris and state of New Jersey whereon the said Mouris lived
bounded on the North by lands of Abraham Jacobus & John Salter Esq. deceased or his assigns on the east by lands of Jacob Mourison and Jacob Mourison Jun. on the South by lands of Martin Van Duyne and Henry Mourison and on the west by lands of Henry Mourison
Lot number one
S2E4c to the beginning corner of the whole tract
S31W12c77l to an elm bush the 11th corner of said whole tract
S83.30W8c50l to the 10th corner whereof
S70.30W6c50l to the 9th corner of the same
N53W50l to the 8th corner
S32W3c50l to the pin oak the 7th corner thereof
N71.30W5c30l to the 6th corner of the same in Martin VanDuyne's line
N26W5c93l to the 6th corner of lot no 2
N86.30E12c to a heap of stones the 7th corner of said lot no 2
N3.30W1c55l to a heap of stones the 8th corner of the same
N86.30E6c to a heap of stones the 9th corner of the same
S3.30E1c55l to a heap of stones the 10th corner thereof
N86.30E16c60l to the place of beginning
containing twenty acres and 25/00 acre
Lot No. 2 is the North part or half of the above described whole tract and begins at the
Beginning corner of lot number one above described which place of beginning is distant
four chains on a corner North two degrees west from the beginning on South east corner
of the whole tract and runs thence
N2W3c to the 2nd corner of the said whole tract
N7W3c87l to the - and northeast corner of the same
S86.30W32c33l to the 4th and NW corner thereof
S5.15S2c31 to the 5th corner of the same by a notched pin oak
S26E5c to the 9th corner of lot No 1 in the 8th corner of the whole tract
N86.30S13c90l to a stone heap near a spring the 10th corner of said lot no 1
N3.30W1c55l to a heap of stones the 11th corner of the same
N26.30E6c to a heap of stones the 12th corner thereof
S3.30E1c55l to another heap of stones the 13th corner of the same
N26.30E16c60l to the place of beginning
containing twenty five acres and 65/100 acre
Notice was given for 3 weeks by advertisement in the Palladium of Liberty published at
Morristown that a drawing would be held at Hanover at house of Royal Hopkins at one o'clock on 4 of June 1821
That the ticket marked number 1 was drawn next after the ticket marked with the name of
Jacob Mourison deceased and that the ticked marked No 2 was drawn after the ticked marked with the name of Henry Mourison
Signed Samuel Cobb, Thomas VanWinkle and Benjamin Smith
Recorded 5th of July 1821
Jacob Mourison deceased heirs defaulted on payment for the division of the tract of land
Joseph Jackson, J. G. Cooper and Joseph Hedges, Judge of the Superior Court order an
auction to be made to pay expenses of partition
Ordered auction to be advertised in Paladium of Liberty for four weeks
No date was put on this order.


1822

Deed Book N2, p 143

26 Dec 1822

Samuel Cobb, Benjamin Smith and Thomas Van Winkle appointed make partition of a
certain tract of land in Pequanock in the County of Morris and state of New Jersey
whereof Mouris Mourison, dec'd, died seized and more particularly describe in the
commissioner the parties of the first part and
Benjamin Zeliff of said township of the same part
Commisioners were ordered to sell part of share of allotted to heirs of Jacob Mourison as
would be sufficient to pay for said heirs part for division of land
On the 16 Nov 1822 the highest bidder for $10 per acre of the lower west end containing
3 acres and 593/1000 of an acre
sum $35.
Tract begins at a small pin oak in south side of the whole tract
N71.30W along seventh line of said 5c30l
N26W to 8th line 5c85l to 9th corner
N86.30E to N line of lot number 1, 7c48l
S3.30E7c40l to 6th line
S82w30l to beginning
containing 3 500/100 acre
Witnesses ?
Signed by Commissioners, Lemuel Cobb, Benjamin Smith & Thomas VanWinkle
Interviewed 9 Jan 1823
Recorded 9 Jan 1823.


1822

Book N2, p 145

28 Dec 1822

Martin Mourison one of the heirs of Jacob Mourison deceased and Margaret his wife of
the township of Pequanock in the County of Morris and state of New Jersey the parties of
the first part and
Benjamin Zeliff of the Township of Pequanock for the
sum of $20.00
sold 2 equal twelfth parts of the whole which contained 20 acres 26/100 acres
S2E4c second corner
S81W12c77l third corner elm bush
S83.30W6c50l to fourth corner
S7.30W6c50l to fifth corner
N53W50l to sixth corner
S82w3c20l to corner of lot of Benjamin Zeliff
Along 4th line reversed 7c40l
N86.30E6c42l
N3.30W1c55l
N86.30 E 6c42l
S3.30E1c55l
N86.30E16c60l to beginning
Containing 16 66/100 of an acre
Martin Mourison signs with a cross
Witness Walter Fitzpatrick
Interviewed 8 Dec 1822
Recorded 9 Jan 1823.


1822

Deed Book N2, p 147

28 Dec 1822

Moses Mourison of Hanover sells to
Benjamin Zeliff of Pequanock
sum $20.00
2/12 of land inherited from Jacob Mourison, deceased.
S2E10c
S81W12c77l
S83.30W6c50l
S70.30W6c50l
S3W50l
S82W3c20l
S86.30E6c40l
N3.30W1c50l
N86.30E6c
S3.30E1c
Can't read rest of it
Containing 16 66/100 strict measure
Witness Walter Fitzpartick
Signed Moses Mourison
Interviewed 28 Dec 1822
Recorded 9 probably 1823.


1825

Book S2, p 335+

19 Jul 1825

Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, sells
to Rev. James G. Brinkerhoff
$61.20
land in Pequanock
adjoining his other lands
beginning at a corner of Abraham Jacobus line 5th corner of certain lot of land of 7
18/100 acres conveyed to said party of the second part by said Mourison and wife by
deed dated 12 Oct 1822 recorded book N2 p 39 & 40
beginning near an English Cherry tree along said Jacob's line
S86N9c24l to a corner in said line
S4E4c49l to a stake in corner
N85E9c65l to a corner in said Brinkerhoff's land
N9.30W4c24l containing 4 acres 8/100 acre
Henry signs with H and Catherine with an X
Witness Samuel Cobb
Interviewed 19 Jul 1825
Recorded 8 Apr 1826.


1825

Book S2, p 353

13 Sep 1825

Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife sell to
Rev. James G. Brinkerhoff all of Pequanock
Henry with the consent of his wife exspressed by her being a party to those present for
$32.25
land in Pequanock
Beginning 4th corner lot of 7 acres 18/100 acre sold by Henry and Catherine Mourison to
James G. Brinkerhoff 12 Oct 1822 recorded book N2, p 39 & 40
N74W passing through a large cherry tree 2c45l to a stake in a corner
N10.30W9c4l to line of a lot of 4 8/100 acres conveyed by Mourison to Brinkerhoff by deed dated 19 Jul 1825
N85E2c34l along line of said lot of 4 8/100 acres to a corner thereof in 4th line of said lot
of 4 acres 18/100 acre
S9.45E10c40l along 4th said lot last mentioned
To the beginning
containing 2 15/100 acres
Henry and Catherine Mourison signed with an X
Witnesses George D. Brinkerhoff & Andrew B. Cobb
Interviewed 13 Sep 1825
Recorded 8 Apr 1826.


1827

Deed Book V2, p 631

8 Oct 1827

Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, to
Trustees of True Reformed Church of Montville
land in Pequanock
sum of $5
Beginning in a corner S29E1c97l to the 5th corner of a lot of 7 acres 29/100 acre
conveyed by said Mourisson and wife to James G. Brinkerhoff June 14 , 1822, Recorded in Book MM, p 342+
beginning middle of the road by James G. Brinkerhoff to Rockaway Neck
N84E3c
S20E3c50l
S84W3c to road
N20W3c50l to place of beginning
containing 1 acre 99/100 acre of land
Signed with an X mark for Henry Mowerson
Witness ?
Recorded ?
Interviewed ?


1829

Deed Book X2, p376

30 Jun 1829

between Jacob Mourison of Hardiston, Sussex, NJ and
Aaron Mourison and Mouris Mourison town of Pequanock
Sum $80.50
Land in Jefferson formerly in Pequanock
Part of survey made to Silas Condit 103 acres 33/100 acre
N89E3c30l
N12E11c
S89?30l
S88W14c70l
S9.36W34c70l to beginning
Containing 36 acres 86/100 acre
Witnesses A. H. Stanburrough & Squier Lum
Jacob Mourison signs with a cross
Interviewed 1 Jul 1829
Recorded 14 Aug 1829.


1830

Book Z2, p 254

1 Aug 1830
Henry Mourison sells to
Henry Collard
sum $100
land in Pequanock
road leading from Henry Collard's house at a corner of said road SW dwelling house
being corner of lot of Rev'd Brinkerhoff
along said road S32E2c82l to a corner near the meeting house
N83.45E5c65l to a corner
N2W2c13l to a corner of Collard's land
Along his line S87W6c96l to beginning
containing 1 acre 1/2 acre
another tract
beginning road at a corner of Henry Collard's field being land he purchased of James G.
Brinkerhoff on west side of road said corner being southwesterly from said Collard
dwelling house
S32E63l along road or said traveled path leading onto Henry Mourison's straight line in
corner about S60W to the North gate post on the lot of small rise of ground length of line
being 7c
S80W1c25l to Henry Collerd's line
Along his fence line to place of beginning containing 40/100 acre
and also, all that other lot of land lying SW of meeting house now occupied by William
B. Mourison
lying in from road being NW of lands of said Henry Mourison,
North East of Henry Mourison,
South East by land purchased by Henry Colaerd of one Abraham J. Jacobus,
South West one corner touching lands that belonged to John Parleman, dcd.,
Witness was Walter Fitzpatrick
Henry signs with a cross
Interviewed 31 Aug 1830
Recorded 14 Sep 1860.


1830

Book Z2, p 256

21 Aug 1830
Henry Collard and Sarah, his wife, of Pequanock sells to
William L. Mourison of Pequanock
sum $400
land in Pequanock
starting on West side of road leading from Henry Collard's to Ephraim Stile's at a corner
distant 5c10l on a corner
S20E from the ? of said William L. Mourison well of water
S75.30W to Henry Mourison's line
Northward along Henry Mourison's line to line of a private road leading to Henry
Mourison's dwelling house from the public highway
Eastwardly along said line to Public Highway
Along middle of said public highway to beginning
containing 7 acres.
Witness Walter Fitzpatrick
Henry and Sarah Collard sign
Interviewed 31 Aug 1830
Recorded 1 Sep 1830.


1818

Deed Book B3, p130

17 Mar 1818

between Catherine Vreeland and John Kinter and Mary, his wife, of Pequanock,
to John J. Mourison of Pequanock for
sum $125
land in Pequanock
which Christopher Vreeland, now deceased, purchased of Isaac Gould 14 Feb 1793
containing 3.5 acres
bordering northerly and easterly by lands of Samuel Worden,
southerly by land of John Pier and
westerly by land of John Doremus
Witness Garret VanHouten.
Catherine Vreeland signed with an X
John Kinter signed and wife Mary signs with cross
Interviewed 17 Mar 1818
Recorded 5 Dec 1831.


1825

Deed Book B3, p 152

5 Dec 1825
Benjamin Crane and Ezekiel B. Gaines, Executors, of last will and testament of John J.
Pier, late of the Township of Morris, and
Isaac J. Mouroson being the other part
John J. Pier will bearing date 2 Jan 1824 said property should be sold to pay debts
Sold at public sale for $20
Land in Pequanock
which John P. Courter and Elizabeth, his wife, sold to John J. Pier deed 18 Feb 1823
butted and bounded as follows
beginning in a lot of land said John J. Pier which he purchased of John P. Courter and
line of Samuel Worden and running due N86E15c
S15W5c15l to outside line of lot
S86W13c35 to corner of John J. Pier lot
N4W5c3l to place of beginning
containing 7 acres 12/100 acre
Witnesses Walter Kirkpatrick & Andrew B. Cobb
Signed by Executors.
Interviewed 12 Dec !825
Recorded 20 Dec 1831.


1834

Deed Book F3, p 71

11 Jan 1834

Jeremiah Mitchell and Agnes, his wife, of Livingston sells to
Cornelius J. Mourison of Pequanock
sum $166.60
Land in Hanover
part of 28 acres late property of Abraham Jacobus, dcd., and set off to Agnes Mitchell,
late Agnes Jacobus, known as lot #3 in division thereof in a map filed in Surrogate's
Office County of Morris beginning at a stake and running
N86.30E11c40l
N3.30W8c13l to a corner of lot #2 on map of said division
S86.30W11c40l to another corner of lot #2
S3.30E8c16l to beginning containing 9 acres and 26/100 of an acre
Signature Jeremiah and Agnes Mitchell
Witness Silas Cook
Interviewed 13 Jan 1834
Recorded 4 Feb 1834.


1825

Deed Book F3, p 179

19 Jul 1825

Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, of Pequanock sell to
Benjamin Zelif of Pequanock
$28
land in Pequanock
East side of the road leading from Rev. James G. Brinkerhoff to Ephraim Stiles adjoining
to land of John Collard beginning in middle of road in front of said Zelif's shop at a
corner of said Jno. Collard land and running along John Collards line
N86E4c
N15.30W4c60l
S86W4c by an apple tree standing in middle of aforesaid along middle of road
S15.30E4c60l to place of beginning
containing 1 acre and 82/100 acre.
Witnesses Walter Fitzpatrick & Samuel Cobb
Henry Mourison signs H and Catherine with an X
Interviewed 19 Jul 1925
Recorded 11 Mar 1834.


1834

F3, p 187

22 Feb 1834

Mary Salyer, Benjamin Zelif and Catherine, his wife of Pequanock
to Josiah Zabriskie of Pequanock
for $200
land in Pequanock
Lot Benjamin Zelif now lives East side of road adjoining lands of James Collard and
Henry Mourison beginning in the middle of the road in front of the dwelling house and at
corner of lands of James Collard and running thence along said Collard line
N86E4c thence
N15.30W4c60l thence
S86W4c to middle of aforesaid road in front of said Zelif barn thence along the middlle
of the said road
S15.30E4c60l to place of beginning
containing 1 acre 82/100 acres.
Witness Benjamin Crane
Mary Slyer signs with X
Catherine and Benjamin Zelif sign
Interviewed 4 Mar 1834
Recorded 11 Mar 1834.


1832

Deed Book F3, p 189

17 Apr 1832

Mary Salyer, of Hanover
Benjamin Zeluf and Catherine, his wife, of Pequanock
sells to Henry Collerd of Pequanock
for $300
land in Pequanock
being part of tract of land allotted to heirs of Jacob Mourison, dcd., by Samuel Cook,
Benjamin Smith and Thomas VanWinkle, Esq., Comm. appointed by the Judges of the
Inferior Court of Common Pleas to divide a tract of land between Henry Mourison and
heirs of Jacob Mourison, dcd. and being part of said lot of land allotted to Jacob
Mourison, dcd. where the dwelling house formerly stood including the tract of land
conveyed to said Benjamin Zelif by Samuel Cook, Benjamin Smith and Thomas
VanWinkle, Esq., Comm aforesaid by deed dated 26 Dec 1822 beginning SW corner of
lot of land conveyed by Henry Mourison to Peter Mourison and NorthWest corner of lot
of land conveyed by Benjamin Zelif and wife to said Peter Mourison running to
Westwardly course to a corner 2 chains and 4 links thence Northwardly to next corner
1c54l
then Westwardly course 5c73l to another corner
thence Southerly 1c54l to another corner in said line
thence Westwardly along lands of same to Susan Eliza Collard and George Stiles to the
gate in the line of Henry Mourison 13c88l
thence along line of Henry Moursion 6c11l to lands of Martin J. Vanduyne
thence along his land, Martin J. Vanduyne & Henry Mourison several courses to the SW
corner of lands to Peter Mourison 21c70l
thence along lands of Peter Mourison 5c39l to beginning containing 15 acres more of less.
Mary Salyer signs with X
Benjamin and Catherine Zelif sign deed
Interviewed 2 May 1832
Recorded 11 Mar 1834.


1830

Book F3, p 237

16 Mar 1830

Benjamin Zelif and Catherine, his wife, of Pequanock
and Mary Salyer of Essex County
$200
land in Pequanock
East side of road leading from Rev. James G. Brinkerhoff to Ephraim Stiles adjoining .
lands late of John Collard, dcd.
1st lot beginning middle of road and corner said Collard's land thence running along said Collard's line
N86E4c
N15.30W4c60l
S86W4c by apple tree standing in line to middle of aforesaid road along said road
S15.30E4c60l to beginning containing 1 acre 82/100 acre
lot had been conveyed by Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife by deed dated 19 Jul 1825
Second lot a lot conveyed to Benjamin Zelif by Lemuel Cobb, Benjamin Smith and
Thomas VanWinkle, Esq. Comm appointed to make partition of a certain tract of land in
Pequanock in County wherein Mouris Mourison, died seized begins at small pin oak tree
south side of whole tract of said Mouris Mourison land which the Comm. were appointed to divide
the said pin oak being 7th corner of whole tract which was allotted by said Comm. in map or field book running thence
N71.30W along 7th line aforesaid lot #1 5c30l to 8th corner
N26 W to 8th line of the same 5c95l to 9th corner and sixth corner of lot #2
N86.30E to 9th line of said lot #1 7c48l
S3.30E7c40l to sixth line of lot #1
S82W30l to beginning
containing 3 acres 5/100 acre.
Third lot of land conveyed by Moses Mourison of Hanover deed dated 28 Dec 1822
being the 2 undivided 12th parts of lot of land in Pequanock being part of 20 acres and
25/100 acre allotted to heirs of Jacob Mourison, dcd., where the said Moses Mourison is
one by Lemuel Cobb, Benjamin Smith and Thomas VanWinkle, Esq. Comm. divide tract
of land which above said lot is a part between Henry Mourison and heirs of Jacob
Mourison, dcd., and which lot is designated #1 in map and field book made by said
Comm. the part thereof of which 2 equal undivided 12th parts are hereby intended to be
conveyed begins at beginning corner of said lot #1 and runs thence
S2E4c to second corner thereof
S81W1277l to third corner
S8.30W6c50l to fourth corner
S70.30W6c50l to fifth corner
N53W50l to 6th corner
S82W3c20l to another corner
N3.30W7c40l to ninth line of said lot #1
N86.30E6c42l to tenth corner
N31.30W1c55l to 11th corner
N86.30E6c to 12th corner
S3.30E1c45l to 13th corner
N86.30E16c60l to place of beginning
containing 16 acres 66/100 of an
4th lot conveyed by Martin Mourison of Pequanock deed dated 28 Dec 1822 to Benjamin
Zelif being 2 undivided 12th parts of the aforesaid described land 16 acres and 66/100 acres.
5th lot 1 other share of the before mentioned undivided tract being 2 equal undivided 12
parts of the same which was conveyed by Henry J. Mourison one of heirs of Jacob
Mourison, dcd. to said Benjamin Zelif by deed dated 19 May 1827.
Witness Benjamin Crane and Conrad Estler, Jun.
Signed by Benjamin Zelif and a mark by his wife.
Interviewed 16 Apr 1830
Recorded 19 Mar 1834.


1835

Deed Book G3, p 433

8 Dec 1834

between Henry Mourison and wife, Catherine,
to William L. Mourison all of Pequanock
sum of $1
land in Pequanock
1st tract part of homestead farm of Henry Mourison beginning on a course S84W2c65l
from southeast corner of Henry Collard's lot of land where on his land a dwelling stands
near NE of burying grounds attached to the New Dutch Reformed Church running
N84.30?15c7l to corner of William Stiles and Henry Collard
Thence S3.30W5c18l
Thence S30W10c86l to James Collard's line
Thence along the same S87W8c35l to a corner lot of land of late Benjamin Zeliff
By a line of same N14W4c60l to his corner
Along his S88.30W3c96l to his corner in the road leading from John Peter Courter to
George Martin
Thence along said road N16W4c
ThenceN30.30W3c55l
Along said road to corner of said burying grounds
N87.30E2c88l to SE corner
Along another line of the land N20W3c77l to place of beginning
containing 21 acres and 25/100 acres
2nd tract lying easterly from the above lot beginning at a corner of a lot of land belonging
to Martin J. Vanduyne in a line of Henry Collard's land formerly Mouris Mowerson's
and about 100 yards southeasterly where said Mouris Mowerson's house stood and thence
N87E8c60l along Henry Collard's line
2E10c85l to James Colaerd line
S87W8c60l to land of heirs of John P. Hiler, dcd.
Along the same N2W10c85l to place of beginning containing 9 acres
Witnesses Benjamin Crane.
Henry Mowerson signs with an X. .
Interviewed 9 Dec 1834
Recorded 11 Dec 1834.


1834

Deed Book K3, p119

20 Jan 1834

Mouris J. Mourison of Pequanock sells to
Edmond Duryea of Pequanock
sum $140
land in Pequanock
being part of 24 acres 17/100 acre tract near a place called Bear Swamp beginning small
maple sapling in beginning corner of whole tract being corner of property late of James
A. VanDuyne now belonging to William Scott
S69W10c50l to a corner tract of land 19 50/100 acres conveyed by Lemuel Cobb to
James A. Vanduyne
along same N30W10c50l to another corner
N66.15E8c60l
N27E7c30l to 4th corner of tract of 12 acres of land part of the whole tract formerly sold
by said Mourison to Edward Duryea
along line of same S67E9c20l to a third corner of said 12 acre tract
S26W12c95l to place of beginning
containing 12 acres and 17/100 acres as compass pointed in 1802
Witness Benjamin Crane
Mouris J. Mourison signs with X
Interviewed 28 Jan 1834
Recorded 17 Jan 1835.


Deed Book M3, p 431

29 Aug 1835 James Collerd and Margaret, his wife, of Pequanock sells to
Cornelius Mowerson of Pequanock
sum $189.40
land in Pequanock
being part of land James Collard in his will and testament devised to said James Collard
beginning at a wild cherry tree standing in line of Jacob Mourison and was a corner of
lands sold by Henry Collard to ?Abr. & Archibald Davenport
N1.30W1c21l to Mourison's corner
along his line S86W3c60l to his corner
along his line N5W11c25l to his corner in Peter Mourison's line
along his line S80W9c to William S. Mourison's corner
along his line S3E10c90l to his corner where formerly stood a poplar tree
along his line S86W1c to a line of land late the property of Henry Collard
along same N86E15c22l to the beginning containing 11 acres 84/100 acres.
Witness Benjamin Crane
Margaret signs with an X and James signs deeds
Interviewed 1 Sep 1835
Recorded 6 Dec 1836.


1838

T3, p 224

24 Dec 1838

William L. Mowerson and Mary, his wife, sells to
James Young all of Pequanock
sum $150 land in Pequanock
being home lot that Henry Mouerson and Catherine, his wife, conveyed to William L.
Mourison 8 Dec 1834.
Beginning corner of land belonging to Martin Vanduyne in line of Henry Collerd and
about 100 hundred yards SE from where Mouris Mourison formally lived
N87W8c60l to NW corner of lot of land belonging to Cornelius Mourison formerly
Henry Collard
S along the same S2E10c85l to a line of James Collard land
S87W8c60l to a corner of a lot belonging to heirs of John P. Hiler, dcd.
N2W10c85l to beginning containing 9 acres
Witness Silas Cook
William and Mary Mourison sign with seal
Interviewed 18 January 1839
Recorded 23 Apr 1839.


1840

Deed Book U3, p 465

2 Jan 1840

between John Lewis of West Milford, County of Passaic, State of NJ and
Mouris Mourison of Township of Hardiston, County of Sussex, State of NJ,
sum $20
land is in Jefferson, County of Morris, State of NJ,
being tract of land conveyed by Jacob Mourison and Jane, his wife to John Lewis by deed
bearing date of 27 Jun 1815
begins at beginning corner of the whole tract in a corner N88E11c East corner of the old
place of Mouris Mourison, dcd., and runs from thence
N15W14c90l
N88E11c 6th corner of whole survey of which this is a part
S12W15c39l
N88W4c to place of beginning
containing 11 acres of land.
No witness
Signed John Lewis
Interviewed 3 Jan 1840
Recorded 18 Jan 1840.


1839

Deed Book Y3, p385

21 Aug 1939

between Peter and Elizabeth Mourison, his wife, of Pequanock
and Henry Courter of the Pequanock
sum $650
land in Pequanock
1 parcel of land descended Jacob Mourison, dcd., to Peter Mourison by law and, also, by
quit claim by Cornelius Mourison dated 7 Apr 1838.
Begins SE corner of land formerly belonging to John Salter and corner of land of heirs of
Isaac C. Vanness.
S4E10c corner late Jacob Mourison
N85W11c
N10W4c80l
S87W7c24l
N7W4c23l to said Salter line
Along the same N86E9c25l to place of beginning
containing 16 acres acres
Plus another lot or premises which was conveyed to said Peter Mourison by Aaron
Kerris of Pequanock
bearing the date 12 Mar 1825, also, from Abraham R. Jacobus 22 Apr 1826
Beginning easterly line of the late Jacob Mourison
Along the said easterly line of the said Jacob Mourison land 3W17c42l
Southwest corner of the heirs of Isaac Jacob C. Vanness thence along same
N85.40E3c70l to line of Henry Cole, late, thence along the same
S5E16c90l to white oak tree standing in late Aaron Kerris land
Westerly along the same 4c78l to beginning
containing 7 acres
Witness Silas Cook
Peter and Elizabeth both sign the deed
Interviewed 11 Oct 1829 by Silas Cook
Recorded 17 Nov 1841.


1821

Deed Book E4, p 301-303

15 Dec 1821

Henry Mourison of Pequanock sells to
George Henry Stiles of Pequanock son of William and Mary Stiles late Mary Mourison
and grandson of Henry Mourison
sold for love and affection he bears for George Henry Stiles and $1.
Land in Pequanock.
being part of parcel of land allotted by Samuel Cobb, Benj. Smith and Thomas
VanWinkle, Esq. Commissioners appointed by Inferior Court of Common Pleas County
of Morris.
Division of land held coparcener and tenants and tenants in common map created 11 Nov
1789, the said Henry Mourison designated and described in map and field book
accompanying the report of the said Commissioners to the Judges of the same court by
name of lot #2 as by report of said Commissioners and field book accompanying the
same filed and recorded in office of clerk of Morris County.
Lot begins at 4th corner or North West corner of said lot #2
1) S5.15E2c31l to 5th corner thereof by a pin oak tree
2) S26E5c to 6th corner
3) N86.30E9c36l to a stake and stones
4) N3.30W7c to a stake and stones in a corner with 3rd line of lot #2
5) S86.30W11c38l to place of beginning
containing 7 acres and 47/100 of an acre
Witnesses Walter Fitzpatrick & Moses Stiles.
Henry Mourison signs with X
3 Sep 1844 Lewis Mills was interviewed by Silas Cook and Lewis Mills stated that he
was of age and stated he was acquainted with Moses Stiles, dcd., and the signature on the
deed was Moses Stiles.
9 Sep 1844 Benjamin Crane interviewed Silas Cook and he stated he was he was
acquainted with the signature of Walter Fitzpatrick, dcd. and it was Walter Fitzpatrick
signature on deed
Recorded 26 Sep 1844.


1846

Deed Book L4, p 266+

5 June 1846 Catherine Morrison of Pequanock

William Morrison and Mary, his wife, of Pequanock
sells to John J. Kopp of Pequanock for $2875 land in Pequanock
beginning at black oak stump on bank of Rockaway River line of John P. Courter land
1) E26c39l along Courter line
2) N3E2c75l line James Young
3) N75E9c43l along Young line middle of the road leading from Henry Collard to
William Stiles
4) along said road N16W3c
5) N29.15W5c along said road
6) along same N22W3c88l
7) along Henry Collard's line S70W7c12l
8) along same S81W11c25l
9) N89W7c34l along same line
10) along same N87W7c32l
11) along same N3W5c68l
12) W15c35l along line James A. Jacobus to Rockaway River
13) Along River several courses to beginning containing 75 acres.
Another parcel of land east side of aforesaid road (I am guessing this is Change Bridge Rd.)
before named
S84W2c65l from SE corner of Henry Collard lot of land where his dwelling house stands
and near NE corner of burying grounds (This burying grounds if the True Reformed
Church Burying Grounds, also, known as the Secedar Cemetery not the Montville
Reformed Church Burying Ground)
1) N84.30E15c7l to a corner of lands between William Stiles and Henry Collard
2) S3.30W5c18l
3) S30W10c66l to James Collard line
4) along same S87W8c35l to a corner of lot of land belonging to James Young
5) by line of same N14W5c60l to a corner
6) along his line S88.30W3c96l to his corner to the road above mentioned
7) along said road N16W4c
8) N30.30W3c65l along said road to a corner of said burying ground
9) along line of the same N87.30E2c88l to SE corner thereof
10) along another line of same N20W3c77l to place of beginning containing 21 acres and
25/100 acres.
The following note appears at bottom of deed but refers to the next lot.
After signing of deed the last lot of 9 acres which described lot is an error and ought not
to have been included in this deed and must not be included.
third tract
Easterly from above described lot beginning at second tract lying easterly from above
described lot beginning at a corner of tract of land formerly belonging to Martin J.
VanDuyne in Henry Collard land and about 100 yards Southerly from where Mourris J.
Mourison house formerly stood and from thence
1) N87E8c80l principally along Henry Collard land
2) S2E10c85l to a line of James Collard
3) along his line S87W8c60l to a corner of lot of land belonging to to the hiers of John H. or A. Hiler
4) along line of same N2W10c85l to place of beginning containing 9 acres.
Catherine signs with X
William L. signs
Mary signs with X
Witnesses E. B. Gaines
Interviewed 5 June 1846
Recorded 27 May 1847.


1848

Deed Book N4, p 303

8 May 1848

Maurice Mowrison of Hardyston, Sussex, NJ to
John Davenport of Jefferson, Morris, NJ
sum $64.26
land in Jefferson
adjoining lands of Silas Allington and others beginning at rock which rock is the most
SW corner of said lot being likewise the beginning corner of tract of land containing
36 86/100 acres conveyed to Maurice and Aaron Mourison by Jacob Mourison by
deed dated 30 June 1829 which tract the law described in the indenture is a part and running
S87E3c90l
N14E6c60l
N32.30 W12c42l
S8.45E16c to beginning
containing 5 acres and 42/100 acres.
Witness E. A. Kanouse
X for signature of Maurice
Interviewed 8 May 1848
Recorded 10 May 1848.


1848

Deed Book O4, p 162

19 Aug 1848

Cornelius Mowerson and Elsey, his wife, of Pequanock sell to
Joseph W. Hennion of the same place
sum of $300
land in Pequanock part of real estate of Nicholas Low, deceased known as lot #4 in
division of estate beginning Passaic River at 4th corner of lot #2 running along 3rd line lot
#2 S99W3650l to 3rd corner
N1.30E4c to SW corner of lot #4
Along line the same N80.15E37c to another corner thereof on the bank of said river
Up stream ? to beginning
containing 14 acres 32/100 acres.
Witnesses were Abrm? J. Hennion
Cornelius and Elsey Mourison signed.
Interviewed 19 Aug 1848
Recorded 28 Aug 1848


The next deed is another division of same land in estate of Nicholas Low
P 164
Henry N. Low of Henry County, OH, and Jane Low, his wife, of Pequanock sell to
Joseph W. Hennion of Pequanock for
sum of $700
land in Pequanock
containing 2 lots known as lot #5 & lot #6 in division of estate of Nicholas Low
Beginning bank of Passaic River lot #4
S82.45W39c50l 3rd corner of lot #4
N1.30E6c48l
N89E5c14l to SW corner of lot #7
N82.45E37c to SE to bank of River and upstream of Passaic River
containing 25 acres 35/100 acre
19 Aug 1848 Henry N. Low and Jane Low are interviewed in NJ.
Recorded 28 Aug. 1848.


1848

Deed Book P4, p122+

15 Dec 1848

Isaac Mourison of Township of Elk in County of Athens and State of Ohio sells to
Andrew B. Cobb of Hanover
sum $300
land in Hanover
which was formerly part of confiscated property of John and Edward Bowlsby and
conveyed to Uzal Kitchell and by him to Edward Paddleford butted and bounded as follows
beginning at stake and stones SE corner of lot of said confiscated property belonging
formerly to Lemuel Cobb and being in line of other lands of Lemuel Cobb which he
purchased of John VanDuyne.
By the same N11E2c30l to said Lemuel Cobb corner
with his line N82E3c80l to a corner formerly belonging to Stephen Munson in said
Lemuel Cobb line
thence with said Munson's line N56.05W22c77l to a corner formerly of John Hayward land
W8c40l to NE corner of said Lemuel Cobb first mentioned lot thence 5 by same
S56.30E27c9l to place of beginning
containing 10 acres 84/100 acre as compass pointed in 1780.
Witness Jacob A. Walden
Isaac Mourison signature
Interviewed 18 Dec 1848 Samuel H. Brown Associate Judge of Athens County
interviewed Isaac Mourison
29 Dec 1848 Joseph M. Dunn, Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, County of Athens,
State of OH stated that Samuel H. Brown is a Judge of the Court of Common Pleas
Recorded 29 January 1849.


1849

Deed Book R4, p 194+

24 Sep 1849

Maurice Mourison,
Benj. C. Talmage and Jane, his wife,
William Sheppard and Catherine, his wife,
John Beatty and Sally, his wife
All of Hardiston, Sussex, NJ,
sells to John Davenport of Jefferson, Morris, NJ,
for $152
land in Jefferson,
Beginning Chestnut Oak which Chestnut Oak is beginning corner of a tract of land
containing 68 acres and 67/100 of an acre conveyed by Obadiah Meeker and wife to
Silas Allington by deed bearing date 27 Mar 1837.
S8E26c44l
S87E3c90l
N14E11c
S87E9c
N5W24c30l
W15c70.
S11.30W8c to place of beginning
containing after deducting 6 acres and 42/100 acre included thereon here to fore
sold by said Maurice Mourison to said John Davenport thus remaining 31 acres of land
Witness John Lottin
All grantors sign with an X
Note the word "forty was stricken and word "thirty" interlined (this does not appear on copied deed)
Interviewed 24 Sep 1849
Recorded 25 Nov 1849.


1839

Book G5, p 234

7 Apr 1839

between George L. Davenport and Sally M., his wife, of Pequanock
and Henry Collard of Pequanock
for $160
land in Pequanock
being some of lot of land which Henry Banta and Catherine, his wife sold to George
L. Davenport 7 Sep 1836 recorded in book R3, p 126+ beginning on bank of
Rockaway River on a corner of late Henry Collard down the river below a pin oak tree
corner of John P. Courter land late John Peer's land thence from there to the beginning
S85E18c60l to a corner 1c from a corner made in division between James Collard
and Henry Collard
N30E10c to John P. Courter line
along John Demott ?5W16c50l to place of beginning
containing 5 acres 24/100 acre
Witness Silas Cook
Signed by George L. and Sally M. Davenport
Interviewed 10 May 1839
Recorded 7 Apr 1855.


1834

Book G5, p 235

8 Dec 1834

Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, of Pequanock
Henry Collard of Pequanock
Sum $12
Land in Pequanock
Beginning corner of William Stiles, also, corner of Henry Collard land second corner
of a tract of 21.35 acres said party of first part sold to William L. Mourison and near
a gate where the said Henry Collard used
Land was formerly a part of the farm late of Mouris Mourison, decd.
S3.30 W5c18l to a swamp white oak tree
N87E2c45l to a corner of said Henry Collard
N21.15W5c50l to beginning
Containing .63 acre
Witness ?
Signed with an X for Henry Mourison and nothing for Catherine Mourison
Interviewed 9 Dec 1834
Recorded 7 Apr 1855.


1844

Book G5, p 236

31 Aug 1844

George H. Stiles and Mary, his wife, of Pequanock
Sells to Henry Collard of Pequanock
Sum $220
Land in Pequanock
Tract of land of Henry Mourison conveyed to George Henry Stiles 18 Dec 1821
S5.15E2c30l by a pin oak tree
S26E5c to 6th corner
N86.30E9c36l of said lot to a stake
N3.30W7c to a stake
S86.30W7c38l to place of beginning
Containing 7 acres and 47/100 acre
Witness Silas Cook
Signed George Henry Stiles
Interview 1 Aug 1845
Recorded 7 Apr 1855.


1822

Book G5, p 237

16 Apr 1822

John M. Vanduyne and Ellen, his wife, of Pequanock
to Henry Collard of Pequanock
for $200
land in Pequanock
beginning at white oak sapling standing in Henry Mourison's line thence as the
compass pointed in 1788
S84.50E8c26l
N78E8c pin oak for a corner
S3.50E5c53l to corner of Phillip Hyler land
S86.50W16c75l to Henry Mourison land
N4E5c70l to beginning
containing 8 acres 33/100 acre
Signed John M. Vanduyne and Ellen Vanduyne
Witness can't be seen
Interviewed 17 Apr 1842
Recorded 7 Apr 1855.


1835

Book G5, p 238 - Old Deed Filed

26 May 1835

Herny Leonard and Susan, his wife, the late Susan Mourison of Wayne County, NY
and Zebdiah Zelif and Elizabeth, his wife, the late Elizabeth Mourison,
and Benjamin Zelif and Catherine, his wife, the late Catherine Mourison of Territory
of MI and William Stiles and Mary, his wife, the late Mary Moursion of Morris County
to Henry Collard of Pequanock
Sum of ?$100
land in Pequanock
land Henry Mourison, late of the Township of Pequanock will and testament
bequeathed to his daughters part of said Henry Mourison where he lived and died
lying on northerly & westerly side of the road leading where George Wurts lately
lived to John P. Courter's house beginning corner lot of land that Henry Mourison
conveyed to Henry Collard in a line of James A. Jacobus 5cE of said Collard's dwelling house
along Collards line to S2E7c49l to line of William L. Mourison and
N86.30E12c42l to a ? between William Mourison and Henry Collard and William Stiles
N19W7c to his corner
along his line ?88E10c23l to place of beginning containing 7 98/100 acres.
Witnesses William Stiles
James Kingsley
J. E. Field
Silas Cook witness for Wm and Mary Stiles.
Everyone signed.
Interviewed 7 June 1835 Susan and Henry Leonard at Wayne County, NY by Wm.
Sisco
Interviewed 17 Jun 1835 at MI Territory, Washtau? County, Zebediah and Elizabeth
Zelif and Benjamin Zelif and Catherine Zelif
Interviewed 23 Nov 1835 at Morris County William and Mary Stiles
Recorded 7 Apr 1855.


1855

Deed Book G5, p 240+

2 April 1855

Henry Collard and Sally, his wife, of Pequanock
to Albert Crane of NYC
Sum $3250
land in Pequanock

1st tract is homestead where parties of the first part lived same land and premises
that James G. Brinkerhoff sold to Henry Collard the 18 Feb 1830 recorded in Book A3
p 91,92 & 93 beginning in middle of road leading from John P. Courter to James H.
Jacobus in line of said James H. Jacobus homestead farm and near the said Henry D.
Collar's shop and running said middle said road
S3.30E5c46l
N86E5c20l
N3.330W5c46l to a stake line Abraham Jacobus formerly James A. Jacobus
S86W5c20l to place of beginning
containing 2.83 acres.

2nd tract which the barn and wagon house now stands beginning at beginning corner
of 1st described lot and runs
S3E5c37l along said road
S86.15W4c42l to road
N3W5c37l to Jacobus land
along said line N86.15E4c42l
containing 2.37 acres.

3rd tract
1st of two tracts of lands Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, sold to James G.
Brinkerhoff 3rd lot or tract from the aforesaid James G. Brinkerhoff to Henry Collard
beginning at last and NW corner of 2nd tract in Jacobus' line.
S86W9c to a sassafras tree said Jacobus line
S4E6c46l to a stake
N86E14c16l to a corner of said road
N32W1c16l to SE corner of said lot of 2.37 acres
S86W4c42l to SW corner of above
N3W along line thereof 5c37l
containing 6.29 acres.

4th tract is the second tract a lot in original deed Henry Mourison sold to James G.
Brinkerhoff beginning at 4th and NE of certain lot of 2.83 beginning James Jacobus
line
N86E2c along said line to a corner
S4E5c46l to a stake
S86W2c SE corner of first described lot
N3.30W along line of same containing 1.09 acres

5th tract begins as small sassafras at Jacobus line corner lot of 6.29 acres lot 3rd lot
of deed described along
S4E6c46l to third corner
N86E14c16l to stake 4th corner
S57.49W16c84l to a corner wild cherry tree
N9.45W14c66l to corner Jacobus line
N86E1c96l to sassafras
containing 7.18 acres

6th tract begins said Jacobus line corner 5th lot in deed beginning at cherry tree
running along Jacobus line
S86W9c34l to corner
S4E4c40l to stake
W85E9c65l to a corner
N9.30W4c34l
containing 4.08 acres.

7th tract begins 4th corner of 5th named lot
N74W passing through a large wild cherry tree 2c 45l to a stake
N10.30W9c3l to a corner
N85E2c34l to a corner
S9.14E10c40l to beginning
containing 2.15 acres.

8th tract is the lot John M. Vanduyne and wife, Ellen, sold to Henry Collard on 16 Apr
1822 adjoining South side of land beginning white oak sapling standing in Henry
Mourison's now John J. Kopp's lives thence running as compass pointed 1788
S84.50E8c26l
W78E8c to a pin oak for a corner
S3.50E5c53l to a corner of James Young land purchased of Timothy W. Crane
S86.50W16c75l to said James Young line
N4E5c70l to place of beginning
containing 8.38 acres.

9th tract Henry Mourison and Catherine, his wife, sold to Henry Collard 8 Dec 1834
beginning corner of tract conveyed by Henry Moursion and Catherine, his wife, to
William L. Mourison now John Kopp's land
S3.30W5c18l to swamp white oak
N87E2c45l to a corner
N2.15W5c50l to beginning
containing .63 acres.

10th tract same as lot sold by George H. Stiles and Mary, his wife, to Henry Collard
30 Aug 1844 4th and NW corner of lot Henry Mourison conveyed to Henry Stiles
bearing date 18 Dec 1821
S5.15E2c30l
S26E5c
N86.30E9c36l
N3.30W7c
S86.30W7c38l to place of beginning
containing 7.47 acres

11th tract Henry Leonard and Susan, his wife, Zebediah Zelif and Elizabeth, his wife,
Benjamin Zelif and Catherine, his wife, William Stiles and Mary, his wife, sold on 26
May 1835 beginning at a corner of land and line of James A. Jacobus about 5 chains
east of said Collard's dwelling house along Collard line
S2E7c48l to line of John Kopps
N84.30E1242l to corner
N19W7c to corner of Jacobus line
S88W10c23l
containing 7.98 acres.

12th tract same Mary Salyer, Benjamin Zelif and Catherine, his wife, conveyed to
Henry Collard 13 Apr 1832 east end of whole farm beginning at most NE corner in
line of James A. Jacobus and John Stager west course to line of lot of Henry Collard
bought of John H. Stiles formerly was a swing gate in wood lot here in before described along line of John J. Kopps
6c11l to VanDuyne's line SE corner of whole farm and SW corner of John H. Stager
21c 71l
N5c39l
containing 15 acres all above lots adjoining together.
N by James A. Jacobus
W by John J. Kopps
S by John J. Kopps
James Young
E by John H. Stager.

13th lot S George L. Davenport and wife conveyed to Henry Collard 7 Apr 1839
beginning at bank of the Rockaway River 4c below pin oak tree corner of John P.
Courter
NW corner of said lot that said Collard
S85E18c80l along Collard and Courter line to said Bernard Garrison line
N5E3c John P. Courter
N85W16c15l to his corner bank of said river down several courses of said river
containing 5.24 acres.

14th lot adjoins last lot it part of real estate of said John Collard died siezed and in
will and testament devised to Henry Collard on bank of the Rockaway River at
beginning corner of last described lot running S85E with this line to line of Cornelius
Blower's? meadow SE course to corner his line ? River thence ? said river several
course to place of beginning containing 1.15 acres.

15th lot adjoining said lot beginning at river down river to point mostly woodland in ?
river north by land Cornelius Brower and bounded on all sides by said river part of
real estate of John Collard, decd.

Witness Benjamin Crane
Henry Collard and Sarah Collard sign
2 Apr 1855 interviewed.
Recorded 15 Apr 1855.


1856

Deed Book L5, p 458

3 Sep 1856

Moris Morrison and Elizabeth, his wife, of Hardiston sells to
Jacob Kimble of Jefferson
sum $5
land in Jefferson
land was formerly owned by William Weaver who died seized now seized by Kimble
and John Jacobs
Witness James VanHouten
Moris and Elizabeth both signed with X
Interviewed 3 Sep 1856
Recorded 18 Oct 1856.


1864

Deed Book L6, p 415

24 May 1864

Peter Mowerson, Adminstrator of Peter Hopler, Junior, decd., of Pequanock by order of
the Orphans Court of the County on 6 Oct 1863
Alfred B. Hopler was highest bidder
Sum $45
Land in Boonton
The lot of land was conveyed to Peter Hopler, decd., dated 27 March 1856 by George
Davenport being lot #9 at Birch and Canal Street in Boonton.
Begins stake westerly corner of Birch and Canal St. as marked by said map.
NW along side of Birch 160 feet more or less to central line midway between Canal and
Division St
SW along said line of Division 50 feet
SE and parallel to Birch 160 feet more or less to Canal
SW along the Canal for 50 feet to the beginning.
Containing 80 feet of land
Witness William M. Dixon
Signed Peter Mowerson, Administrator
Interviewed 4 May 1864
Recorded 8 Sep 1864.


1864

Deed Book P6, p 181

1 January 1864

between Stephen H. Condit of Hanover, Ex of last will and testament of Eleazer F.
Smith, decd., of Hanover and
Peter Mourison of Pequanock
Eleazer F. Smith will made 16 Apr 1859, probated 12 Nov 1862, trustees were allowed
to sell part of property except homestead. Edward W. Wetley and Stephen H. Condit
were executors of last will and testament
sum $150.
Land in Pequanock situated in Boonton
being the 6th tract described in Village of Boonton the 9 Sep 1861 recorded in deed book C6.
The sixth tract is located on the N side of Canal St and is 50 feet and 150 feet deep and
described in said map made by Benjamin Roome
Bounded northerly lot #6 belonging to Nelly Romine and on the easterly side lot #7 Tunis
D. Peer southerly end by a street and westerly side Nelly Romine
Witness was R. D. Whatley
Signed Stephen S. Condit, Executor, Eleazer F. Smith
Interviewed 1 Jan 1864
Recorded 13 Apr 1865.


1860

Deed Book P6, p 189

10 July 1860

Tunis D. Peer and Mary E., his wife, of Pequanock to
Peter Mourison
Sum $250.00
land in Village of Boonton
It is marked lot #9 on map made by Benjamin Roome
Land formerly belonged to Daniel J. Peer divided into building lots
The land had been transferred from Daniel J. Peer to Tunis D. Peer 30 June 1855
The property was on Canal Street and was 150 by 50 feet.
The witness was William McCarty
Signed Tunis D. Peer and Mary E. Peer
Interviewed 11 Jul 1860
Recorded 13 Apr 1865.


1861

Deed Book Y6, p 113

21 Mar 1861

Ezekiel B. Gaines surviving Ex. of last will and testament of Isaac J. Mourison, decd.,
late of Pequanock
to Elizabeth Mandeville of the Village of Boonton
Isaac J. Mourison devised in his will and testament bearing date 10 Mar 1853 duly
proved before Frederick Dellicker, Surrogate,
Issac J. Mourison did order his executor in following language, I do order my Executor
shall sell the home and homestead lot on which the house stands containing about 5 acres
at the death of my wife, Lucretia, for purpose of paying the debts and expenses and then
if anything left after paying said debts and expenses the remainder to be given to Betsy, wife of Peter Mourison
Sum $300
land in Pequanock
Land in Pequanock
Beginning stake and heap of stones standing on north side of a road leading from where
James Wright now lives to where Jacob J. Jacobus now resides said stake and stones
lying in a corner of a lot of land formerly belonging to Garret Duryea, decd., the foot of a
steep hill and near to a large black oak tree thence extending
N4W5c63l
N86E along line of land formerly of Simon Vanduyne, decd., 17c10l to line of land
formerly belonging to Christopher Miller, decd.
with his line S7E2c33l to his corner in a lot of land formerly belonging to Samuel Warden, decd., line
along his line S86E13c32l to his corner
With his line S4E3c23l to his in a corner in a line of land formerly in possession of the
heirs of Captain Thomas Doremus, decd., along the same
S86W5c to place of beginning
containing 5 acres 42/100 acre
Signed E. B. Gaines
Witness Wm. McCarty
Interviewed 10 Oct 1861
Recorded 10 Dec 1866
On the 2nd of April 1866 Eliza and James Mandeville sell the same property with two
other smaller lots to George Hessey for $1600.


1866

Deed Book Y6, p 132

4 Nov 1866

Cornelius Mourison and Elsey, his wife, of Pequanock
William Dickerson of Rockaway
sum $700
part of tract of 28 acres formerly the property of Abraham J. Jacobus, decd., and which
was assigned and set off to Agnes Mitchell, wife of Jeremiah Mitchell, who was
daughter and heir of Abraham J. Jacobus known as lot #3 in division of tract as will
appear on a map thereof filed in Surrogate's Office
beginning at stake and running
N86.30E11c40l
N3.30W8c13l to corner lot #2 as map of said division
S86.30W11c40l to another corner lot #2 as map of said division
S3.30E8c16l to beginning containing 9 acres and 26/100 acre same tract as was conveyed
by Jeremiah Mitchell and his wife, Agnes, to said Cornelius Mourison deed dated 11 Jan
1834 recorded deed book F3, p 71.
Witness John S. Kanouse
Cornelius and Elsey Mourison sign the deed
Interviewed 24 Nov 1866
Recorded 12 Dec 1866.


1867

Deed Book A7, p 6

13 Mar 1867

Peter Mourison and Elizabeth, his wife,
William E. Davenport
Sum $100
Land in Pequanock
part of Boonton tract most southerly corner of lot of land of 10 8/100 of an acre of land
belonging to Wilbert Keyhart in line of tract of 48 30/100 acres of land sold by Samuel
Ogden to James Vandunye by deed 23 Feb 1797 and from thence
west from Keyhart line N46.20E21c to a corner of line of tract of 51 63/100 owned by
Daniel Vreeland, decd., to along the same
S29E2c45l to corner of Henry Collard line
along the same south 29E2c45l to corner of Henry Collard line
S46.20W21c22l to a line of foresaid sold by Samuel Ogden to James Vanduyne
along the same N25W2c53l to place of beginning
containing 5 acres 7/100 acres
Witness ?
Signed Peter Mourison
Interviewed ?
Recorded ?


1867

Deed Book B7, p 196

30 Mar 1867

Peter Mourison and Elizabeth, his wife,
Joseph Cooper
sum $450
Land in Pequanock at Village of Boonton and
being the sixth tract described in a deed from Stephen H. Condict acting executor of
Ebenzer F. Smith, Decd., said deed being dated Eighteen hundred and sixty four and said
deed is recorded in the clerks office of the County of Morris in Book P6 of deeds page
181, 182 & 183
6th tract on Canal St.
The sixth tract is located on the N side of Canal St and is 50 feet and 150 feet deep and
described in said map made by Benjamin Roome
Bounded northerly lot #6 belonging to Nelly Romine and on the
easterly side lot #7
Tunis D. Peer southerly end by a street and
westerly side Nelly Romine.
Signed Peter and Elizabeth Mowerson.
Witness John L. Kanouse.
Interviewed 1 Apr 1867 before John D. Kanouse
Recorded 11 May 1867.


1868

Deed Book 17, p 242

5 May 1868

Peter Mowrison, Isaac S. Lyon and Daniel D. Tompkins, Commissioners of the Orphans
Court
Edwin E. Willis of Boonton.
$2055
Land in Boonton
Orphans Court, May term meeting at courthouse in Morristown, an application by
Timothy W. Crane, guardian of minor, Thomas M. Peer, to divide the real estate of
Thomas D. Peer, decd.
The land was located on the road leading from Parsipany to Boonton.
Beginning in a stake lying on the east side of the road 3rd corner of a lot of 17 94/100
Of an acre conveyed by David G. Peer to John F. Peer
4th corner of a tract of 5 acres now belonging to Charles F. Righter running from said
stake at points along line of John F. Peer tract
N13.45W5c26l to a stake standing in the said road to John F. Peer tract
Along his line again N68.50E2c81l to a corner of a post
Another corner of John F. Peer tract along said fence N28.40E8c26l to another corner of said fence
S65E6c94l to a hickory sapling
S70E13c64l to Rockaway River
Up the stream of the said river to a heap of stones corner of Charles F. Righter
Along line of said 5 acre tract N57.50W7c to another corner of the same
N42.50W1c36l.
The deed for this land was recorded 15 Nov 1855 in Book P5, p361+
Witness John L. Kanouse
Signed by Commissioners
Interviewed 25 May 1868.
Recorded 13 Aug 1868.


1969

Deed Book O7, p 166

6 Jul 1869

Peter Mourison and Elizabeth, his wife of Boonton
Morris & Essex RR
Sum $1000
Land in Boonton
Westerly by the side of lands of William Taylor,
Northerly by land of Victor Thibo and
easterly by Edward Doremus
sourtherly side 25 feet by railroad
Signed by Peter Mowerson
Elizabeth signs with an X.
Witnesses M. L. Keith & J. T. Hough
Interviewed 6 Jul 1869
Recorded 24 Jul 1869.


1868

Deed Book P7, p 222

5 May 1868

Peter Mourison, Daniel Peer and Isaac I. Lyon, Commissioners of Orphans Court to
Hellen Carson of Boonton, daughter of John Carson
Sum $1000
land is in Boonton
property was divided on request of Jane Carson to divide the land of John Carson, decd.
Sale advertised 3 May 1868
Beginning at the south corner of Church and Laurel St.
Along line of Church St. 150 feet SW
SE at right angles 175 feet
NE parallel to Church St. 150 feet of Laurel
NW along Laurel 125 feet to the beginning
The property was sold to John Cooper Lord & wife to said Jane Cooper Lord to John
Carson, decd. 24 Mar 1865
Witness John Kanouse
Signed ?
Interviewed 25 May 1868
Recorded ?


1870

Book V7, p 322

14 Apr 1870

George J. Crane of Boonton to
Cornelius Mourison
Sum $4000
land in Boonton.
1st tract purchased of Rhoda J. Flynn 17 Mar 1870, Recorded 4 Apr 1870, house and lot
marked #51 on a certain map of lots on W. Side of Holmes St.
bounded by lot #50 held by Stephen VanDuyne and
N by lot 49 held by James Lewis
E by Holmes St.
W by William H. Smith
50 ft front and rear and from the middle of Holmes St. to rear of said lot 150 feet
including measurement from the middle of Holmes St. containing 7500 feet.
2nd tact deed dated 25 May 1869 Timothy W. Crane and Catherine, his wife, recorded 4
Apr 1870
N side of Monroe St.
SW along line of David Doremus 100 feet to
David H. Jardnons line SE corner
24 feet to Rhoda J. Rynors ally way
NE said middle of said ally 92 feet to Monroe St.
N Monroe St. 25 ft to place beginning
containing 2500 feet
Witness Isaac S. Lyon
Signed George J. Crane
Interviewed 14 Apr 1870
Recorded 25 Apr 1870.


1870

V7, p 588

14 Apr 1870

Cornelius Mourison and Elsey, his wife, of Montville sells to
George J. Crane of Boonton
sum $4000
land in Montville
beginning wild cherry tree standing in line of Henry and Parlaman Cole's line
N1.30W1c21l to his corner
along his line S86W3c60l to Cole's corner
Along his line N5W11c25l to John Stager's line
Along line S80W9c to Nicholas Rogers corner
S3E10c9l to Rogers corner
S86W1c
S5E to the late line of Henry Collard
N86E15c2l to beginning
containing 11 acres 84/100 acre
2nd lot beginning white oak stump second corner of a tract of 16 acres of land with
Cornelius Low conveyed to Jacob Mourison, decd., by deed dated 24 Mar 1814
S3.30E26C48l to NE corner of a lot of land late William Stiles, decd.
along same S87W9c42l
to another corner late Nancy Mourison
N3W2c42l
S87W9c42l to beginning corner
?3W2c69l
to 8th corner of lot of 9 40/100 acres
N86E2c42l to the 7th corner
N3EWW7c54l to the 6th corner
S87W3c70l to beginning corner of 12 acre lot
N5W11c25l to 2nd corner
N82E1c46l to the 3rd corner
N2.30W6c87l to 4th corner
N87E7c25l to the 5th corner
S10E4c90l to 6th corner
S86E411 c to beginning
containing 54 acres 54/100 acres.
Another beginning Martin Barkly on the mountain
S4c71l
N87.5E5c30l
N14W5c76l
S87.30W1c28l to beginning
containing 79/100 acres
Witness Isaac S. Lyon
Signed Cornelius and Elsey Mowerson
Interviewed 14 Apr 1870
Recorded 13 May 1870.


1870

Deed Book Z7, p 193

17 October 1870

David B. Riker & Melvina Riker, his wife, of Montville to
Peter Mourison of Boonton
sum $1400
land is in Montville
property was sold to David Riker by Joseph Beardmore and Elizabeth, his wife, to the
said David B. Riker by deed dated 27 Mar 1868, recorded Book F7, p 533
Beginning on east side and joining the public road from the land of Abraham Zabriskie,
Martin R. Van Duyne and James Wright where he now resides at a NE corner of a lot
5c50l from James Wright SE corner in the road and
running through the same James Wright line 5c50l to foresaid road and James Wright SW
corner
S47W1c50l in said road
SE corner to a point 1c75l due south from James Wright South line
Due east 6c
N1c75l to place of beginning
containing 1 acre more or less
Witness Isaac B. Lyon
David B. & Melvina Riker sign
Interview ?
Recorded ?


1870

Deed Book Z7, p 196

17 Oct 1870

Peter Mourison and Elizabeth, his wife, of Boonton and
David B. Riker of Montville
Sum $2000
land Boonton
being same land sold by Tunis D. Peer and MaryAnn his wife dated 10 Jul 1860,
Recorded in book P6, p189 and is known as lot #7 in a map made by Benjamin Roone
formerly belonging to Daniel G. Peer divided into building lots and same as described by
Tunis D. Peer 21 Sep 1855
Beginning at most easterly corner of lot now owned by Ann Taylor on the NW side of
Canal St. and
NW right angle to Canal St. along Taylor lot 111 ft
To the line of Delaware, Lackawana and Western Railroad
NE same line 50 feet
SE right angles to Canal St 108 feet
SW along the NW side of Canal St.
To place of beginning
Peter and Elizabeth Mourison sign
Witness Isaac Lyon
Interviewed 19 Oct 1870
Recorded ?


1838

Deed book D8, p 5

7April 1838

Peter Mourison and Elizabeth, his wife, of the Township of Pequanock in county of
Morris and State of New Jersy
Cornelius Mourison of the same place
Sum $600
Land Pequanock
being the one equal half of estate of the late Jacob Mourison, Jr., deceased, and is that
part of the said real estate which by law descended to the said Peter Mourison by his
share of said real estate consisting of the following lots or tracts of land

First the tract of twenty six and five hundredths of an acre conveyed to said Jacob
Mourison, Jr. by William VanGeisen and wife by deed bearing date the twenty second
day of March AD eighteen hundred and four

and one other lot conveyed by the same deed containing nine acres and forty hundreths of
an acre

and one tract conveyed by Henry Mourison, Jr. to said Jacob Mourison Jr. containing
twelve acres by deed dated April the first AD 1816

and, also, one small lot containing fourty-six hundreth of an acre conveyed by John Stiles
to said Jacob Mourison, Jr., by deed dated April the tenth AD eighteen hundred and nine
and one

other lot of two acres and thirty three hundredths of an acre conveyed by Thomas Speer
and wife to the Jacob Mowrison Jr. by deed dated June the tenth AD eighteen hundred
and fourteen

all which said lots lye adjoining together the following ? and distances surrounding and
includes the ? beginning at and near a white oak stump the second of a tract of sixteen
acres of land which bounding acres conveyed to

Jacob Mourison now decd. by deed bearing
date the twenty fourth day of March one thousandth eight hundred and fourteen

being in a line of lands belonging to the heirs of Isaac I. Vanness, decd., on the house
near the mountain and thence running
S3.30E26c46l along a line of the house of Isaac I. Vanness, Peter Mourison, Henry Cole
and the heirs of Ann Kerris, decd., to the north eastern of a lot of land belonging to William Stiles
thence along a line of the written 57W9c42l thereof in a line of ? of Nancy Mourison
there along the same N3E?5l to a ? lot in a line of the tract of nine acres and forty hundredth of an acre
(this area is so dark it can not be seen- Nancy Mourison is the daughter who inherited all
of Jacob Mourison's property and her will is not probated until 1839)------------------------
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(3)
(4)
(5)
of the lot of 9 42/100 said aforesaid, thence
N86E2c42l to the northwest corner thereof thence
N3W7c55l to the sixth corner thereof and
1c53l the same course to the northwest corner of a lot of seventy six hundredth of an acre
herein before mentioned conveyed by Jacob Mourison by John Stiles and in a line of the
lot of twelve acres conveyed by Henry Mourison, Jr. to Jacob Mourison thence
S87W3c70l to the beginning corner of said twelve acre lot
thence N5W11c25l to the second corner thereof thence
N82E?c46l to the third corner thereof
N2.30W6c78l to the fourth corner thereof thence
N87E7c25l to the fifth corner thereof thence
S10E4c90l to the sixth corner therof in the second line of the track of 26 45/100 acre tract
before mentioned, thence
along the same S86E11c to the place of beginning
containing 54 acres 56/100 acre

And, also, all that other tract or parcel of land and premises situated in the Township of
Caldwell in the County of Essex in the State of New Jersey being part of that certain tract
of land which was conveyed to Jacob Mourison by Samuel Farrand and Sarah his wife by
deed bearing date the twentieth day of December AD eighteen hundred and sixteen ---
said whole tract of 15 16/100 acres herein intended to be surveyed
beginning on the bank of Passaic River at the old bridge and known by the name of the
Old Horseneck Bridge at the fourth corner as described in the deed from Samuel Farrand
and Sarah, wife to Jacob Mourison, thence
along said Horseneck Road S68.30E6c to the fifth corner of said whole tract thence
N26.30E12c40l to a corner of tract of said whole tract this day conveyed by said
Cornelius Mourison to Peter Mourison thence
along N56.20W8c30l to the bank of said river thence
up the stream of the said river and bounded thereby by the place of the beginning
containing 8 acres and 91/100 acre

The right which the said parties of the first part now have or hereafter expect to have or
by law might expect to have to the following tract or parcel of land and premises in
which Nancy Mourison hath a life estate situated in the Township of Pequanock in the
County of Morris and the State of NJ on the south west side of the tract of 50 acres
54/100 acre herein described
beginning at the beginning corner of a tract of 94/100 acre conveyed by William
VanGiesen and wife to Jacob Mourison by deed dated the twenty second day of March
AD 1804 thence describing
Assigning a line of the same N87E?c42l thence
S3E5c30l to Benjamin Crane's ?
SW97W9c42l along said Crane's line thence
N3W5c30l to place of the beginning
containing 5 acres
Witness Silas Cook
Signed Peter Mourison and Elizabeth Mourison.
Interviwed ?
Recorded 21 July 1871.


1881

Book O10, p 214

7 Apr 1881

George W. Jenkins, Isaac B Genning and Charles Lunn, Commissioners, sell land to
Abraham H. Zabriskie of Montville
on the application of Sophia Doremus and ordered by the Orphans Court
lands are a partition of lands of which Peter Mourison, decd.,
the bids were taken on the 4th of April 1881
18 Jan 1881 they received order from the court to advertise and sell land
sum $455
land is situated on the east side and adjoining the public road leading from Abraham
Zabriskie to Martin R. Van Duyne and is bordered by land of James Wright
This land was conveyed to Peter Mourison by David B. Riker & wife by deed dated 19
Oct 1870 and recorded in the Morris County Clerk Office in Book ? of Deeds p 193+.
Abraham Zabriskie was the highest bidder
Beginning on east side and joining the public road from the land is of Abraham Zabriskie to Martin R. Van Duyne
Beginning land of James Wright where he now resides at a NE corner of a lot 5c50l from
James Wright SE corner in the road and
running through the same James Wright line due West 5c50l to foresaid road and James Wright SW corner
S47W1c50l in said road
About SE corner to a point 1c75l due south from James Wright South line
Due east 6c
N1c75l to place of beginning
containing 1 acre more or less
Witness Edward C. Lyons
Signed by Commissioners
Interviewed 8 Apr 1881
Recorded 26 Apr 1881.


1881

Deed Book V10, p 229

7 Apr 1881

George W. Jenkins, Isaac R. Gunning, and Charles Lun, Commissioners of the first part
and Hettie A. Hopkins wife of Charles F. Hopkins of Boonton
The Orphans Court ordered the 4 Apr 1881 ordered the property sold by request of James B. Mourison for partition of lands of Cornelius Mourison.
Hettie A. Hopkins bid was $200 and the land was sold this land is on the south side of Monroe St.
SE along the line of David Doremus 100 feet to David H. Jardines line to the
SE corner 24 feet to Rhoda J. Keynard Alley way
NE in said Ally way 92 feet to Monroe Street
W on Monroe St. 24 feet to place of beginning.
Being the second lot described in a deed made by George J. Crane to said Cornelius Mourison dated 14 Apr 1870 and recorded in Book V7 of Deeds, p 322.
Witness Edward C. Lyon.
Signed by Commissioners
Interviewed 8 Apr 1881
Recorded 27 Jun 1882.



The following information was submitted by Kevin.

Mouris Mourison Frederick 11-18-1701 First Reformed Raritan Church Somerset County sp. Piter Van Neste and Enyeltie (?-in SQ II) SQ II (Dirck Middagh m. Catalina Van Neste (b. 1672) d/o Pieter VN & Judith Joris Rapelje of Brooklyn (she d/o (Joris Jansen Rapalje and Catalina Trice). Son Dirck Middagh m. Engeltje Hall abt. 1740. The above Piter is a son of Pieter and Judith SQ IV)

Mouris Mourison purchases land "On the south by the Passaic River , east by the Pequannock, north to the hill or mountain lying over or against the lowermost part of the lowlands of Pequannock, and to the west upon the meadows along the Passaic" 4-5-1702 (Munsell)

Will of Frederick Pietersen Mouritz 5-30-1709 Kingston, Ulster, NY names his seven 'kinders' as Pieter, Jannetie, Mourits, Engeltie, Oeyke (m. 1703 m.Joris/George Haal/Hale/Hall K/U), Geertruy, ende Elizabeth (proved by Jans Middagh and Joris Middagh, who appear to be brothers of Dirck SQ IV) U

Pieter Mauritsze Maria Haal Engeltje 5-7-1710 sp. Frederik Mauritsz Engeltje Peters (?-in K) K

Pieter Mouwersz Maary Hall Frederick 11-30-1712 sp. Bastiaan de Wit Engeltjen Peerson K

Mouris Mourison living on the "road from Whippaning to Elizabethtown" 4-23- 1715 "First Settlers of Ye Plantations of Piscataway and Woodsridge Olde East New Jersey" (See also John Reading's Journal of 1715 and his stops at "Mawris Mawrison's house" during his Monvtille surveying.)

Mouris Mourison constable (Hanover) 1723 T

Mouris Mourison freeholder (Whippany) 3-14-1727 T

Inventory of Stephen Leonard of New Hanover Hunterdon 9-14-1733 notes debt due from Morres Morrison (among others including Humphrey Davenport) New Jersey Calendar of Wills Vol. II

Pieter Mauritszen m. Mareytie Spier 7-26-1735 (no further information) A

Johs.& Claartje (Coerte) Francisco Pieter 3-10-1738 (?) sp. Pieter & Maria Mouritsen P

Pieter & Marytje Maurits Marytje 11-14-1739 (?) sp. Jacobus & Lena Spier P

Frederik Morrisse Janneke Jacobesse Aeltye (DOB 26 Dec 1739) 20 Jan 1740 sp. Henderick Jacobusse Agye Poulesse SRR

Abraham Mauritszen j.m. born Hunterdon, lives there m. 3-20-1741 Jacumyntje De Mare j.d. born Hackensack lives Pechquonek A

Frederick & Jannetje Mauritz Judic 9-17-1741 sp. Isaac Mauritz; Jesyntje Mauritz G

Isaac Mouerson constable Peq. 4-9-1742 HSR

Peter & Maria Mouritsze Jacob 4-27-1742 sp. Jacob Mauritszen ; Sintje Mauritszen G

Isaac & Elizabeth (Van Seyl) Vander Hoef Feytie 9-11-1742 sp. Hendrick Mouritszen; Elizabeth Mouritszen G

Johannes Doremus m. Franscyntje Mouritszen j.d. born Hanover, lives there 6-15-1743 A

Jacob Mauritszen j.m. born Hanover, lives there m. 1-26-1744 Tryntie van Houten b & lives Agquechnonk A

Jacob mouerson constable Peq. 4-13-1744 HSR

Frederick & Jannetje Mouritsen Lena 4-15-1744 (?) sp. Jacob Mourissen Tryntie Mourisson P

Abraham & Jacomyntje Mouritszen Francyna 5-6-1744 sp. Johs. Mouritszen; Annetje De Mare P

Jacob & Tryntje Mouritsen Mourits Jan. 1745 sp. Johs. Mouritsen Judikje Mouritsen P

Isaac & Marya Maurissen Jacobus 4-28-1745 sp. Jacobus Debaan Catharina Debaan P

Frederick & Jannetje Mourissen Hendrick 3-30-1745 (?) sp. Hendrick Van Es Tryntie Van Es P

Jacob mouerson 3-11-1746 Survaor of the high ways Pieter mouerson 3-11-1746 overceir of the high ways HSR

Jacob & Wyntie Mourisson Henry 7-13-1746 sp. Johannis Van Houten Cathelyna Schemerhorn P

Isaac & Maria Mourissen Johs. 11-16-1746 (?) sp. Johs. Van Houten Rachel Jacobussen P

Johannis & Francyna Doremus Mouris 1-18-1747 note-second son (first son Thomas 1744) sp. Judick Mouris P

Jacob Mourison & Catherine Vorstrandt Peter (DOB 26 Aug 1747) 18 Oct 1747 sp. Johannius V. Vorstrandt Jannetje Outwater SRR

Frederick & Jannitie Mauritss Syntie 3-20-1748 sp. Isaac Mauritss; Janneke Mauritss G

Isaac & Marytje Mouritszen Marytie 3-20-1748 sp. Frederick & Jannetie Mauritszen G

Will of George Hall 9-24-1748 names sons George, Thomas, Edward; daughter Elizabeth wife of Frederick Morris, daughter Angletie wife of Dirck Middagh (he died 1768 SQ VI), daughter Mary (Rock) South Branch of Raritan River, Somerset County New Jersey Calendar of Wills Vol. 3

Hendrick Maurison oath of Allegiance 1749

Isaac Mourison applied for tavern license 1750 HSR

Pieter mouerson overceir of the poor Peq. 3-10-1752 henry mouerson Survaer of the high ways Peq. 3-10-1752 HSR

Hendrick Mourison listed as Freeholder (owning over 100 acres) Pequannock Twp. in 8-31-1752 Peter Mourison listed as Freeholder (owning over 100 acres) Pequannock Twp. in 8-31-1752 T

Johannis Maurisse b & lives Pechquaneck m. 10-6-1755 Geertruy Steeger b. Gansegat l. Tawachaw A

Frederick Mourise named "nephew" of William Hall in will 4-23-1756 Somerset County (other nephews include John, George, Edward, Thomas Hall) Calendar of NJ Wills Vol. 3

Johannis & Geertrui Mouwrse Hartman 5-30-1756 sp. Hartman Vreland Jannetje Vreland P

Johannis & Francyntje Deremus Judic (DOB 1-27-) 3-13-1757 (written as "Yndie") sp. Symen Van Est; Elizabeth Van Est P note-second recorded daughter (Anneke b. 1755 sp. Tomas & Aaltje Doremus)

Catryntie Maurise m. 6-28-1759 Thomas Santvoort "both of Morris" witnessess Mauris Maurise & Jan Bruyn Second River Reformed records*

Mauris Mourisse m. 9-9-1761 Polly Santvoort "both of Pequannock" Second River Reformed records*

Francyntie Mourisse m. Robert Santvoort 2-25-1762 "both from Morris" witnesses Jacob Mourisse & Joh. Bruyn Barentson Second River Reformed records* (*above 3 records found on FTM-CD #518 Colonial New Jersey Source Records)

John Dreemus to keep Frederick Mowers till next meeting day 5-20-1769 Abstracts from Poor Records Pequannock Twp. HSR

Abraham Mowers to keep his brother Fradrick till next town meeting 4-18-1770 (Freadrick mentioned again 3-9-1774) Abstracts from Poor Records Pequannock Twp. HSR

Will of Hendrick Mourison names children Jacob, Mouris, Henry, Mary (Fredericks) 8-29-1786 Pequannock Twp. Morris

Sold Abraham Mowerson to John Francisco 4-26-1790 (the purchaser to provide "Lodging Vitteling washing and mending") Abstracts from Poor Records Pequannock Twp. HSR

Will of Frederick Mowerson names wife Elizabeth, sister Angleche (Kinney); nephew George Hall 8-28-1790 Bridgewater Twp. Somerset

Abraham Mowrisson departed this life 13 Dec. 1793 Abstracts from Poor Records Pequannock Twp. HSR

Will of Elizabeth Mowerson 1796 Somerset County Index of Wills & Inventories Vol. III

 

Dates written month-day-year 

Sources

  • A Acquackanonck Dutch Reformed records 
  • G Gansegat Dutch Reformed records (from Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey) 
  • P Reformed Dutch Church records of Pompton Plains, pages 1-210 : records of Montville, pages 211-258 : typescript, 1923, 272 pgs. (A bit of a mess, which is why I qualify (?) the dates.) 
  • T "Colonial and Revolutionary Morris County" Theodore Thayer 
  • HSR "Some Early Records of Morris County New Jersey" Harriet Stryker-Rodda 
  • SRR Second River Reformed records online at http://www.greenapple.com/~cshart/SRDR1736-41.html 
  • SQ II Somerset County Historical Quarterly Vol.2 
  • SQ IV Vol. 6 
  • U Ulster County, N.Y. probate records in the office of the surrogate, and in the county clerk's office at Kingston, N.Y. : a careful abstract and translation of the Dutch and English wills, letters of administration after intestates, and inventories from 1665, with genealogical and historical notes, and list of Dutch and Frisian baptismal names with their English equivalents / by Gustave Anjou 
  • K Baptismal and marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston : Ulster County, New York, 1660-1809
 

 


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