Cazenovia Town Road Book
                 Description of Road Districts
                            1823

                           Transcribed by Daniel H. Weiskotten
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                                At the Annual Town Meeting
                             Held at the House of Lemuel White
                                      March 4, 1823
                                          p. 258
 

There was an error in numbering of some of these Districts, but the error
was noted in the original and is corrected here.
 
District
1      Begins at the Town line south of Capt. Abbott's  Thence north to the
       bridge on the Town line
          George Bently, (overseer of the highway)

2      Begins at the corner near John Edwards'  Thence northeast to the
       bridge near Morse's mills  Thence south by Asahel Woods' to the
       Town line  Also the road from Isaac Morse's east line west to the
       corner near James Moore's
          Willard Carpenter, (overseer of the highway)

3      Begins at the east line of Isaac Morse's land  Thence east to Orson
       Jackson's and south by Oliver Stanton's to the Town line
          Oliver Hovey, (overseer of the highway)

4      Begins at the first bridge south of the Turnpike near Orson Jackson's
       Thence south to the Town line
          Wyllis Moffet, (overseer of the highway)

5      Begins at Elisha Webber's  Thence north to the Turnpike  Also the
       road from the Widow Winchell's to the Town line
          David Smith, (overseer of the highway)

6      Begins at the corner near David Smith's  Thence south by Nathan
       Smith's to the Town line  Also the road by Samuel Smith's to the
       Town line
          Levi Gibbs, (overseer of the highway)

7      Begins at the corner near George Salisbury's  Thence east by Samuel
       Tyler's to the Town line  Also the road south to the Town line
          Abner Allard, (overseer of the highway)

8      Begins at the corner near Webber's Turnpike Gate  Thence east to
       the Town line  Also the road from the southeast corner of Lot 62
       (Road Township) south to the road running by Samuel Tyler's
          Eli Beebe, (overseer of the highway)

9      Begins at the school house near Joseph White's  Thence south to
       (the) southeast corner of Lot 62 (Road Township)  Also the road
       from the Town line west by Theodorus Gilbert's until it intersects the
       road from Eliphalet Elmore's to Taber's mills
          John Brown, (overseer of the highway)

10     Begins at the corner near William Sims'  (Thence) west to Sylvester
       Hayward's  Also the road to Stephen Freeborn's
          Nathaniel Tabour, (overseer of the highway)

11     Begins at the corner east of Eliphalet Elmore's  Thence south to the
       Turnpike road
          William Tucker, (overseer of the highway)

12     Begins at the corner near Sylvester Hayward's  Thence west to the
       corner east of Richard Card's
          Daniel Webster, (overseer of the highway)

13     Begins at the corner near Benjamin Kellogg's  Thence south and
       west to the Woodstock Meeting House  Also the road east by
       Chandler Webber's
          Chandler Webber, (overseer of the highway)
 

"Mistake in numbering from this to number 48, no. 15 ought to be 14, for the
regular names are one forward of where they are put"

(in the book the districts are numbered one ahead of what they should be,
and the overseers are numbered one behind, they are correctly listed here in
parentheses DHW)
 

(14)     Begins at the corners east of Richard Card's  Thence south to the
       first bridge south of the Turnpike and east to the Woodstock Meeting
       House
          (John Handee), (overseer of the highway)

(15)     Begins at the corner east of Richard Card's  Thence west to the
       Town line  Also the road south to the bridge
          (Oramel Shapley), (overseer of the highway)

(16)     Begins at the corner near John Holmes'  Thence south to the
       corner west of Merrick's  Also the road through Theophilus Tracey's
       land
          (Abner Sweetland), (overseer of the highway)

(17)   Begins at the school house near Deacon Perkins'  Thence
       southwest to the Town line
          (Sylvanius Cobb), (overseer of the highway)

(18)   Begins at the corner east of Richard Card's  Thence north to the
       south line of H. DeClercq's land
          (Isaac N. Lansing), (overseer of the highway)

(19)   Begins at the corner near Benjamin Kellogg's  Thence northwest
       by Daniel (Damon's) land to the road running from DeRuyter to
       Cazenovia village
          (Daniel Damon), (overseer of the highway)

(20)   Begins at the corner near Isaac Rice's  Thence east to the
       southwest corner of Lot 6 (Road Township)  Also the road north
          (William Sherman), (overseer of the highway)

(21)   Begins 10 rods (165 feet) south of Jeremiah Jones' barn  Thence
       south to the corner near Sylvester Hayward's
          (Jabez Snow), (overseer of the highway)

(22)   Begins at the corner east of Robert Smith's  Thence (south to a
       point 165 feet south of) from Jeremiah Jones' barn  Also the road
       from the school house west to the southwest corner of Lot 6 (Road
       Township)
          (Timothy Crandall), (overseer of the highway)

(23)   Begins at the corner near Jabez Abell's  Thence south to the
       school house  Also the road southeast to the Town line
          (Joseph White), (overseer of the highway)

(24)   Begins at the corner of the school house near Henry Crandall's
       Thence east to the Town line
          (Joseph Abell), (overseer of the highway)

(25)   Begins at the east line of Eliphalet S. Jackson's  Thence east to the
       Town line  Also the road from Timothy J. Dawson's to the Town line
          (Archibald Bates), (overseer of the highway)

(26)   Begins at the west line of Abel Hackley's land  Thence east to the
       west line of Archibald Bates' land  Also the road south to Jabez
       Abell's
          (Cornelius Sylvester), (overseer of the highway)

(27)   Begins at John Williams' store  Thence south to the school house
       near Henry Crandall's  Also the road to the corner east of Robert
       Smith's
          (Benjamin Davenport), (overseer of the highway)

(28)   Begins at Samuel S. Forman's house  Thence south to the south
       line of Hendrick DeClercq's land
          (Luke May), (overseer of the highway)

(29)   Begins at John Angier's  Thence east to the Forman Road
          (Fletcher Billings), (overseer of the highway)

(30)   Begins at Samuel Hayward's  Thence west until it intersects
       another road near John Holmes'  Also the cross road to Anson Dean's
       south line
          (Stephen Newton), (overseer of the highway)

(31)   Begins at the north line of Ephraim Tillotson's land  Thence south
       and east to the west bridge in the village and west to the west line of
       Jonathan Farnham's land  Also the road from the south line of Anson
       Dean's land north to the south line of William Strong's land
          (Zenas Hayes Jr.), (overseer of the highway)

(32)   Begins at Jehiel Clark's north line  Thence south to Nathaniel
       Gardner's and from Joseph Atwell's to the west line of Jonathan
       Farnham's land
          (Chester Drake), (overseer of the highway)

(33)   Includes the village Square and east to the bridge and north one
       mile from where the road intersects the road leading from (Ephraim)
       Davenport's east to the Town line  Also the roads to the paper mill
       and R. & R.G. Allens' mills to the creek
          (Oran Chandler), (overseer of the highway)

(34)   Begins at the corner near Williams Davenport's  Thence south to
       the village Square  Also the road by the (Woodstock) Meeting House
       in the village
          (Shearman Swift), (overseer of the highway)

(35)   Begins at the east bridge in the village  Thence east to the west
       line of Abel Hackley's land  Also east to Asa Fay's east line  Also the
       road to (Roberts') Stone Farm, Sweetland's saw mill, and Allens'
       mills
          (Ebenezer Knowlton), (overseer of the highway)

(36)   Begins at Forman's store  Thence west to the lake and north to the
       south line of Reuben Haight's land
          (Perry G. Childs), (overseer of the highway)

(37)   Begins at the south line of Samuel Gregg's land  Thence south to
       the north line of Ephraim Tillotson's land and west to the west line of
       John Rowling's land and the road south to William Strong's south
       line
          (Roswell Beckwith Jr.), (overseer of the highway)

(38)   Begins at Reuben Haight's south line  Thence north to the north
       line of Barzilla Phillips' land  Also the road east from the center
       of the long causeway and the cross road east to the top of the hill
          (Don C. Parker), (overseer of the highway)

(39)   Begins at the south line of Samuel Gregg's land  Thence north to
       the south end of the bridge near Caleb Van Riper's
          (Simeon Marshall), (overseer of the highway)

(40)   Begins at the school house near Esq. Southwell's  Thence west to
       the Town line and south to the north line of Jehiel Clark's land  Also
       the road to Phillip Hays' farm and from the west line of John
       Rowling's land west to the Town line
          (Chancey Parker), (overseer of the highway)

(41)   Begins at the south end of the bridge near Caleb Van Riper's
       Thence north to the south line of Waitstill Hotchkiss' land and the
       road east to the center of the long causeway
          (Harvey Hitchcock), (overseer of the highway)

(42)   Begins on the north line of James Haight's land  Thence south and
       east to the east line of Williams Davenport's  Also the cross road west
       to the top of the hill
          (Elias Thomas), (overseer of the highway)

(43)   Begins at the Town line east of Samuel Ives'  Thence west the east
       line of Williams Davenport's land and the road southeast to Jotham
       Munger's
          (James (Haight)), (overseer of the highway)

(44)   Begins at the north corner of Thomas Clay's land  Thence south
       until it intersects the road from Samuel Ives' east to the Town line
          (David Ransom), (overseer of the highway)

(45)   Begins at the Town line (east) of Thomas Clay's  Thence west by
       the head of the falls to the new road from Cazenovia to Sullivan
       Also the road north by Benjamin Robbins'
          (Abel Seymour), (overseer of the highway)

(46)   Begins at the corner east of Samuel Ives'  Thence north to the
       Town line  Also the road east by Mr. Ransom's to the Town line and
       the new road from the head of the falls south until it intersects the
       new Sullivan Road and then down the gulf to the Town line
          (Asa Hummiston), (overseer of the highway)

(47)   Begins at the Town line  Thence south by Thomas Nichols' (from
       the northeast corner of Lot 22 4th Allotment New Petersburg) 1.5 miles
          (Thomas Nichols), (overseer of the highway)

(48)   Begins at the north line of James Haight's land  Thence north to
       the Town line  Also the road from the school house at the head of the
       lake east to the corner near Thomas Nichols' and west to the west line
       of John Schuyler's land
          (Joseph H. Stanley), (overseer of the highway)

49     Begins at the school house at the head of the lake  Thence north to
       the Town line  Also the road east to the west line of John Schuyler's
          John Boyert, (overseer of the highway)

(48)   Begins at the north line of Barzilla Phillips' land  Thence
       northwest by Major Gridley's to the Town line  Also the road
       (running) south to the south line of Waitstill Hotchkiss'
          Asahel (Beckwith?), (overseer of the highway)
 

 
       END Cazenovia Town Road Book, District Descriptions for 1823