Lexington Town
Records

1813-

Transcribed by Scott Wichmann from microfilmed copies of the original records located at the State Library at Albany. Writing on the right hand of the page may be missing from the original document due to handling over time and are indicated with (missing); unclear interpretation is indicated with (?). Best efforts were made to transcribe this document.

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Transcription made possible by the generous support of Melanie Citty


 

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No. 17th           Beginning at the East Hill near the house of John Gass & from thence Easterly to the East line of the town of Lexington

No. 18th           Beginning at the Deep hole so called from thence to the North line of Nicholas Martin’s Lot—

No. 19th           Beginning at the corner of the above road near the Creek from thence down the creek to the little West Kill to where the road crosses the said
                          Kill from thence by Wilsey and Carvers to the town line—

No. 20th           Beginning on the West line of the town of Lexington near the Bush Kill where the highway that runs through the south of the town of
                          Middletown strikes the said line from thence to the birch tree Lettered H. standing on the south side of the Little Delaware turnpike near the
                          northwest corner of Peter Craeslor field—

No. 21st           Beginning at a heap of stones on the west line of the town of Lexington a corner between Jacob Halsted and Joseph Halsted from thence to a
                         yellow birch tree lettered H. standing on the south side of the Little Delaware Turnpike—

No. 22nd          Beginning at District No 2nd near the house of Charles Peck from thence   by the house of Chester Hull to where it intersects East Kill road

No. 23rd           Beginning at the foot of the hill at the intersection of the road  ?outh of Zadock Pratt’s from thence southerly by the house of Da??? Johnson
                          to where it intersects District No. 1st near the house of Joseph Chase—

No. 24th           Beginning at the North line of the town of Lexington on Charles McEvers Lot from thence southerly striking the line of Lot No. ? from thence
                          easterly to the line of Robert R. Livingston’s patent

No. 25th           Beginning at the west line of Robert R. Livingson’s (sic) patent from thence easterly to a stake and stones a little west of the house of Ephraim
                          Dunham—

No. 26th           Beginning at a stake and stones west of the house of Ephraim Dunham from thence Easterly to the school house near Henry Goslees—

No. 27th           Beginning at the highway a few rods west of Henry Goslee from thence Northwesterly by William Parkers as far as the road is laid out—

No. 28th           Beginning at the east end of the bridge near the house of Luke Olds from thence westerly to where the road leading down the
                          mountain by Elijah Mores intersects the great flats road near the meeting house

No. 29th           Beginning at the end of the above mentioned road near the meeting house on the flats from thence west (missing) at Pettits farm—

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No. 30th           Beginning at the west line of Hezekiah Pettits farm from thence westerly to the North line of the town of Lexington—

No. 31st           Beginning at the West Kill near Wm. Turks from thence to Daniel Angles including a branch of a road leading to Jeremy Coyers and another
                         branch leading to Derrick Deckers—

No. 32nd          Beginning at the West Kill road near the barn of John Newton from thence westerly to the house of Darius Briggs—

No. 33rd           Beginning at the Schohary Kill road near the house of Isaac Van Valkenurghs from thence Northerly to the highway leading by Widow
                          Millers—

No. 34th           Beginning at a small hemlock tree cornered and marked H. standing on the north side of the road laid up the Schohary Kill nearly opposite
                          the house of John Goes from thence across the hog mountain so called to the southerly bank of the East Kill below Buels Mills—

No. 35th           Beginning at the southeast corner of the lot owned by Nathan Rowley from thence northerly to a Hemlock tree lettered H. on the south side
                         of the highway and west of Walter Everdens house—

                                                                                    Horace V. Beach          }  Commr. of
            A true copy by me                                       Joel Ford                       }  Highways
        Munson Buel, town clerk                               John Newton               } 


Highway Surveys

We the subscribers commissioners of highways in the town of Lexington being legally called upon to lay a highway in the following manner (Viz) Beginning in the middle of the highway 60 links South of the house of Isaac D. Johnson thence North 66º West 42 Chains to a heap of stones on the North side of the highway west of the house of Israel Thompson do order the same recorded opened and worked agreeable to law—Given under our hands at Lexington this 21st day of December 1813—                                                                                     

A true copy   Munson Buel, town clk.                       Joel Ford                     }  Commr. of
recorded June 10th 1814                                              Horace V. Beach         }  Highways 


We the subscribers commissioners of highways in the town of Lexington being legally called upon to alter a highway do alter the same as follows (Viz) beginning at a stake and stones standing on the north side of the road on Peter T. Smiths land and near a pair of bars six rods west of a causeway thence N. 49º E. 15. Chns. to a stake and stones on Samuel Galowys land thence N. 59º E. 4 Chns. to the old road and do order the same recorded opened and worked agreeable to law—Given under our hands in Lexington this 2nd day of (missing)  1814    
                                                     Joel Ford                     }  Commr. of


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We do certify that we have Discontinued the old Road beginning at a heap of stones on the north side of the highway west of the house of Israel Thompson and funning to Isaac D. Johnsons and do order the same Recorded   
                                                                                        Justus Coe       }  Commissioners
Lexington  June 13th 1814                                          Joel Ford          }  of highway

A true copy  Munson Buel, town Clerk 


At the annual town meeting held in the town of Lexington on the first Tuesday in April 1814      

                                                          Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh     }  Justices
                                                          Peter T. Smith                          }  presiding

                                                                                    Munson Buel   Town Clk.

Resolved the sum of three hundred dollars be raised by tax on the inhabitants of said town for the support of the poor

Resolved that this town is ready to meet the town of Greenland and Windham in building a poor house Provided they will comply with the proposal heretofore made by this town at a special town meeting

Resolved that the Overseers of the poor mainly agree with the Overseers of the poor of the towns of Windham and Greenland to make a division of the poor which are supported by the three towns

Resolved that the sum of ten dollars be allowed to any inhabitant of said town who shall take and kill a wolf or panther within the bounds of said town to be levied and collected as other contingent urges (???) of said town are

Overseers of Highways

No.   1 David Chase                                                   No. 20 Jacob Halsey
         2 Theophilus Peck                                                    21 George Smith
         3 Joel Hosford                                                           22 Chester Hull
         4 Asahel Dickerman                                                23 Samuel B. Fowler
         5 Samuel Adams                                                      24 George Cross
         6 Justus Squire                                                          25 Josiah Clessen
         7 Joel Dickerman                                                      26 Ephraim Dunham
         8 Samuel Woolcott                                                   27 John Parker
         9 Israel Whitcomb                                                    28 Samuel Peck Jnr.
       10 Elijah More                                                             29 Weeks Rowley
       11 Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh                                   30 David W. Foster
       12 Aminelous Lament                                                31 Darius Briggs
       13 Aron Bushnell                                                        32 Daniel Rowley
       14 Tunis Vn. Valkenburgh                                        33 William Faulkenier
       15 Cornlius E. Shermerhorn                                     34 Eliada Parker
       16 Oliver Coe                                                              35 William Butler
       17 John Gass
       18 William Everdon
       19 James Willsey 

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Bennajah Rice                          }                                 John Vandeburgh—Pound keeper
Ezra Pratt                                 }
Robert Maben                         }  Fence                      Lewis H. Chamberlin--Supervisor
Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh  }  Viewers
Eber Cornish                           }                                   Munson Buel—Town Clerk
James Vandeburgh                }
Josiah Clesson                        }                                   Aron Bushnell            }  Overseers
George Cross                          }                                   Wyllys Miles               }  of the Poor
                           
Eder Barnham                        }                                   John Newton             }
Peter T. Smith                        }  Assessors                Justus Coe                   }  Commr. of
George Miles                          }                                   Joel Ford                     }  highways

Wyllys Hosford                      }                                  Wyllys Hosford—Collector
David W. Foster                     }  Constables

Resolved that Munson Buel be allowed the sum of ten dollars for his services as town Clerk for the year last past and also the further sum of seven dollars for his services as town Clerk for the town of Windham—

Resolved that the next annual town meeting be held at the meeting house near John Vandeburghs and this meeting disolved— 


Highway Surveys

We the subscribers Commissioners of highways of the town of Lexington being legally called upon to alter a Highway do alter the same as follows  Beginning in the middle of the highway against a hard maple tree marked H. standing on the North side of the highway on the hill west of Cornelius Deckers thence S. 27º E. 4 Chns. 25 L. thence N. 27º E. 5 Chns. to a stake and stones thence S. 30º E. 5 Ch. 75 L. to the middle of the old road against Cornelius Decker’s barn do order the same recorded, opened and worked according to law—

            Surveyed by Silas Lewis                    Joel Ford          }  Commr. of
A true copy                                                      Justus Coe       }  highways

            M. Buel town Clerk 


We the subscribers Commissioners of highways for the town of Lexington being legally called upon and met together to lay out and alter highways June 22nd 1813 laid out a highway beginning at a hemlock tree lettered H. standing on the west side of George Goes improvement and running from said place of beginning S.85º W 7 Chns. thence N. 73º W. 4 Chs. thence N. 88º W. 2 Chns. thence N. 50º 2 Ch. thence N. 88º W. 10 Chns. thence along the N. side of the west hill S. 69º W. 3 Ch. thence N. 78º W 

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5 Chs. thence N. 60º W. 4 Chs. thence N. 88º W. 2 Chs. thence N. 80º W. 5 Chs. thence S. 55º W. 6 Chs. 75 L. to the South bank of the West Kill thence N. 85º W. 6 Chs. thence S. 88º W. 6 Chs. thence S. 72º W. 5 Chs. 75 L. thence N. 52º W. 9 Chs. thence N. 20º W. 5 Chs. to where it was formerly laid out.                    
                                                                                    John Newton   }  Comr. of
                                                                                    Joel Ford           }  Highways 


June 23rd         laid out a highway beginning at the southwest corner of Nathan Rowleys Jnr. lot at a stake and stones and running from thence N. 33º E. 82 Chs. to a stake and stones the North East corner of Reuben Delongs lot thence N. 50º E. 6 Chs. thence N. 17º E. 4 Chains thence N. 55º E. 6 Chains thence N. 14º E. 2 Chs. thence N. 68º W. 1 Ch. 250 L. thence N. 43º W. 4 Chs. and fifty links thence thence (sic) N. 57º W. 5 Chs. thence N. 10º W. 4 Chs. to a hemlock tree Lettered H. standing on the south side of the highway and west of Walter Everdens house—Also altered a highway beginning in the middle of the highway against Benjamin Deveys house thence N. 55º W. 7 Chains thence N. 57º W. 4 Chs. thence N. 5º W. 7 Chs. and 40 L. thence N. 17º W. 7 Chs. and 40 L. thence n. 30º E. 3 Chs. to the old road—We do lay the above described highways 4 rods wide and order the same recorded opened and worked agreeable to law

Surveyed by Silas Lewis                                [no names       }  Comr. of
                                                                             listed]             }  highways


We the subscribers commissioners of highways in the town of Lexington being legally called upon to alter a highway do alter the same as follows- (Viz)—

Beginning at a small Elm tree standing on the North side of the highway and at the west corner of the field that contains Jacob. L. Vn. Valkenbughs orchard and running from thence S. 84º W. 5  Chs. thence N. 55º across Peter Vandeburghs bridge to the west side of the West Kill 2 Chs. thence 35º W. 8 Chs. thence S. 43 W. 10 Chains and 25 L. thence S. 71º W. 4 Chains 18 L. thence S. 49º W. 4 Chains thence S. 36º W. 4 Chs. 25 L. thence S. 18º W. 6 Chs. 25 L. thence S. 4º W. 2 Chs. 75 L. to a stake and stones one chain North of Henry C. Gordeniers house—Also altered another highway beginning in the highway against the house occupied by Minor Clark thence S. 3º E. 3 Chs. 25 L. thence S. 71º E. 4 Chs. to the old road West of a small bridge do order the same recorded opened and worked agreeable to law—

Given under our hands at Lexington this 16th day of July 1814—

            Surveyed by Silas Lewis--                             Joel Ford         }  Commr.
                                                                                    John Newton    }  highways


Road District

District No. 36th          Beginning at the south side of the bridge near the burying ground on Zadock Pratts land and running thence to a hemlock stump near the corner of Seth Lockwoods orchard—Dated at Lexington this 21st day of March 1815—

                                                                                    Justus Coe        }  Commr. of
                                                                                    John Newton   }  highways
                                                                                    Joel Ford           }  

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At a special town meeting held at the dwelling house of Zadock Pratt in the town of Lexington on the third day of November 1814—

                                                                        Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh     }  Justices of
                                                                        Peter T. Smith                          }  the peace
                                                                        Wyllys Miles                            }  presiding

                                                                                    Munson Buel, town Clk.

Resolved        Munson Buel  }  Comrs. of                Nathan Rowley           }  Inspectors
                        Robert Maben }  common                  Lumon Squier             }  of common
                        Aron Bushnell }  schools                                                           }  schools 


*At a special town meeting held at the dwelling house of John Beach Jnr. in the town of Lexington on the 20th day of Dec. 1813—

                                                                        Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh     }  jst. pc.
                                                                        Peter T. Smith                          }  presiding

                                                                                    Munson Buel, town Clk.

On motion whether the town would comply with the requisitions of the Act entitled An act for the encouragement of common schools it was resolved not to comply—

Resolved that the Overseers of the poor confer with the town of Windham and Greenland concerning building a poor house—

                        *The proceedings omitted in their proper place 


At a special town meeting held at the dwelling house of Jemima Chamberlin in the town of Lexington on the 8th day of Dec. 1814—

                        Peter T. Smith & Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh Jst. Pc. presiding

                                                            M. Buel, town clk.

Resolved that Hezekiah Petitt Munson Buel and Eder Barnham be a committee to petition the Legislature at their next session on behalf of said town requesting a repeal of the school act—and also publish an address to the people respecting the same


At a special town meeting held at the dwelling house of Zadock Pratt in the town of Lexington on the 27th day of Dec. 1814—

                                                                        Peter T. Smith            }  jst. pc.
                                                                        Wylys Miles               }  presiding

                                                                                    Munson Buel, Town Clk.

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Resolved that this meeting are unwilling that any part of the town of Hunter should be annexed to the town of Lexington

Resolved that Reuben Hosford Lewis H. Chamberlin and Eder Barnham be a committee to forward the doings of this meeting to Moses T. Cantine Esq. and request him to present the same to the Legislature in case there should be a petition presented for such annexment—


School Districts 

No. 1st             To include all the inhabitants living on the road heading down the Schohary Kill from the easterly line of William Gass farm to the westerly line of James A. Galowys farm including the inhabitants on the south side of the Schohary Hill from the west line of Nathaniel Cornishs land to the easterly line of Zepheniah Chases land also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from said Schohary Hill road to the south line of Jared Rices farm also to include Eliada Parker and Jared Johnson— 

No. 2nd            To include all the inhabitants living on the road heading from the southerly line of Jared Rices farm to the line between Lexington and Windham also including all the inhabitants living on the road leading from the first mentioned road to the westerly line of Reuben Hosfords farm also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from Captn. Justus Squires to the meeting house as far as twenty rods easterly of Ebenezar Johnsons dwelling home also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from Charles Pecks to Israel Thompsons east line also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from Ransom Woolcotts by Barets Mill to Stephen Johnson including said Johnson also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from Zadock Pratts by Seth Lockwoods to Zepheniah Chases North line also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from Zadock Pratts to Cornelius Deckers West line— 

No. 3rd             To include all the inhabitants in the town of Lexington living northerly of the East Kill and Easterly of a line drawn from said East Kill beginning on the easterly line of Israel Thompsons land and running from thence Northerly to the highway thence such course in a direct line as will strike the bridge westerly of Samuel Atwaters thence to the highway twenty rods easterly of Ebenezar Johnsens dwelling house from thence Northerly to the line between Lexington so far west as to include the house formerly by David Distin in said District— 

No. 4th             To begin at the westerly line of Samuel Galowys land and thence down the Schoharry Kill as far as the Easterly line of Benjamin Kipps farm from thence across the Schoharry up the West Kill road as far as the Northwesterly line of Henry C. Gardeniers land Also up the south side of the Schoharry Kill as far as the west line of Nathaniel Cornishs land Also to include all the inhabitants living on the road leading from the meeting house to Elijah Mores as far as the road leading from said More to Widow Millers to include said Miller and thence down the road leading from said Millers to Isaac Van Valkenburghs near the Schoharry Kill— 

No. 5th             To include all the inhabitants living on the road leading from the East line of Isaac Deckers land to John Frints(?) so far as the West line of Israel Chamberlins farm also all the inhabitants living on the road (Illegible) Reuben Hosfords west line to Elijah Mores including (Illegible) landing Wm. Parker Asahel Hull Titus Horten Jun (Illegible) 

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No. 6th             To include all the inhabitants living on the road leading from the west line of Samuel Chamberlins farm to the west line of the town of Lexington also all the inhabitants living on the road leading from John Frints to Robert Thompsons including said Thompson also Caleb Elmer Samuel Adams and Wm. Streeter— 

No. 7th             To include all the inhabitants on the road up the West Kill from the line between Aminelous Lament and Stephen Butler to Cornelius C. Schermerhorns including said Schermerhorn also all the inhabitants on the beach ridge road from John Newtons to the line of land between Daniel Rowleys and Henry Clines— 

No. 8th             To begin on the line between Jacob L. Vn. Valkenburgh and Henry c. Gardenier including all the inhabitants up the West Kill to the line between Amineloe Lament and Stephen Butler also to include all the inhabitants from thence around on the beach ridge as far as the line between Henry Cline and Daniel Rowley— 

No. 9th             To begin on the west line of Benjamin Kipps farm to include all the inhabitants living on the road west to the town line also to include all the inhabitants on the south side of the Schohary Kill and up the little west kill to the south line of Soloman Chafeys farm also to include all the inhabitants on the south side of the Schoharry Kill three quarters of a mile south west of the same as far east as the place of beginning or opposite said Kipps West line—also to include all the inhabitants of little West Kill to the town line—thence on said line to Schoharry Kill 

No. 10th                       To begin on the heights of the beach ridge mountain and from thence to include all the inhabitants on the west side of said mountain to the county line— 

Lexington January 3rd 1815                        Munson Buel              }  Commissioners of
                                                                        Aron Bushnell            }
                                                                        Robert Maben             }  Common Schools 


At the annual Town Meeting

held in the town of Lexington on the first Tuesday in April

in the year of our Lord 1815—

                                                                                                                                    Peter T. Smith                                    }  Presiding
                                                                                                                                    Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh               }  Justices                                                                  
                                                                                                                                    Willys Miles                                       }

Resolved that one hundred dollars be raised by tax on the inhabitants of said town for the support of the poor

Overseers of Highways

No.      1st        Zepheniah Chase                    No.      4          Israel Thompson
            2          Wyllys Miles                                          5          William Davis
            3          Abel Holcomb                                       6          Justus Squire

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            7          Isaac Buel                                              22        Nathaniel Hull
            8          Samuel Merwin                                   23        Bennajah Rice
            9          Isaac Decker                                         24        Stephen Valentine
            10        John Dickey                                         25        Josiah Closson
            11        Peter I. Vandeburgh                           26        Henry Goslee
            12        Stephen Lament                                 27        John Parker
            13        Aron Bushnell                                     28        John Vandeburgh
            14        Jerenemus P. Vn. Valkenburgh        29        Benjamin Chamberlin
            15        George Cross                                       30        David Vn. Dyke
            16        Nathaniel Beach                                 31        John Maben
            17        William Burn                                       32        Benjamin Dewey
            18        William Everden                                 33        Isaac Vn. Valkenburgh
            19        James Wilsey                                       34        Eliada Parker
            20        Robert Brownell                                 35        Peter Lightshear
            21        Joseph B. Brooks                                 36        Jesse Lockwood 

Fence Viewers

            Bennajah Rice                                                            Anson Bushnell
            Ezra Pratt                                                                    Nathan Rowley
            Amos Peck                                                                  William Parker
            Robert Maben                                                             Joel Ford
            Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh                                      Samuel Atwater 

Poundkeeper
John Vandeburgh 

Resolved that Munson Buel be allowed ten dollars for his services as town clerk for the year past—

Resolved that the penalty for rams running at large within the times prescribed by law for them to be restrained shall be five dollars for each offense and when collected paid over for the use of the poor

The presiding officers after receiving and canvassing the ballots taken at the aforesaid town meeting found those persons whose names are hereafter written elected to the office set opposite their names—

                                                            Aron Bushnell            Supervisor

                                                            Munson Buel              Town Clerk 

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                                                            Aron Bushnell            }  Overseers of
                                                            Wyllys Miles               }  the poor
                                                           
                                                            Eder Barnum              }
                                                            Peter T. Smith            }  Assessors
                                                            George Miles              }

                                                             Justus Coe                   }  Commissioneers
                                                            Josiah Clossen             }  of
                                                            John Newton               }  Highways 

                                                            John Beach                 Collector 

                                                            John Beach Jnr.           }  Constables
                                                            Ransom Johnson         } 

                                                            Peter T. Smith            }  Commissioners
                                                           Horace V. Beach         }  of
                                                            Aron Bushnell            }  Common Schools           

                                                            George Miles               }  Inspectors
                                                            Alvin Bushnell            }
                                                            Eder Barnum               }  of
                                                            Peter T. Smith             }
                                                            Henry Goslee Jnr.       }  Common
                                                            Lewis H. Chamberlin }  Schools

Resolved that the next annual town meeting be held at Zadock Pratts and this meeting dissolved---


Highway Surveys

We the subscribers commissioners of highways in the town of Lexington being legally called upon to lay out a road for Christopher Chrispell and others as followeth (viz) Beginning at a soft maple standing on the north bank of the Schoharry Kill and near said Chrispells fording place thence N. 80º W. 2 Chains thence N. 26º W. one chain to the new highway do lay the same two rods wide and order the same recorded opened and worked—

Given under our hands at Lexington this 2nd day                  Justus Coe       }  Commrs. of
of May 1816--                                                                                 Joel Ford         }  Highways 

A true Copy

            M. Buel           Clk.


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Road Districts

            No. 6   Beginning twenty rods easterly of Ebenezar Johnsons farm thence by the school house near Justus Squires thence by the house of Asa Brown to the line of the town of Hunter including the road Southerly from Luman Squires to Asahel Dickermans to the line and the road Southerly from Samuel Baldwins to the aforesaid town line—

March 19th 1816--                                          John Newton   }  Commissioners
                                                                         Justus Coe         }  of highways 


At a Special Town Meeting held at the dwelling house of Jemima Chamberlin in the town of Lexington on the nineteenth day of January 1816—

Resolved that the family of Nehemiah Lord be transported to his wifes fathers in Canada as soon as the roads shall become settled

Resolved that the overseers of the poor contract with some suitable persons to transport said family as aforesaid

Resolved that this meeting be dissolved—

                                                A true copy  (illegible)        Munson Buel, Town Clk.


 At the annual Town Meeting held in the town of Lexington on the first Tuesday in April in the year of our Lord 1816 at Zadock Pratts—

                                                                        Peter T. Smith                          } 
                                                                        Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh     }  Presiding
                                                                        George Miles                            }  Justices
                                                                        Henry Goslee Junr.                  }

Resolved that the money paid by Isaac Tomlinson for his tax be appropriated towards the support of the poor—

Resolved that the sum of one hundred dollars be raised by tax on the inhabitants for the support of the poor—

Resolved that the overseers of the poor pay to Harry Hosford six dollars for the maintenance of Joseph Lord

Resolved that the overseers of the poor pay to Ransom Woolcott eight dollars and fifty-nine cents for the maintenance of Mary Lord—

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Resolved that the overseers of the poor pay to Benjamin Maben four dollars and three cents for the maintainance of Mary Lord—

The presiding officers after canvassing and estimating the ballots taken at the aforesaid town meeting for the town officers found these persons whose names are under written elected to the several offices set against their respective names—

Lewis K. Chamberlin

Supervisor

Munson Buel

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel

Overseer of the poor

Aaron Bushnel

Overseer of the poor

Eder Barnum

Assessor

George Miles

Assessor

William Faulkenier

Assessor

William Parker

Commissioner of highways

Lewis Bushnell

Commissioner of highways

Justus Coe

Commissioner of highways

Ransom Johnson

Collector

Ransom Johnson

Constable

Luke Clow

Constable

Lewis H. Chamberlin

Commissioner of Common Schools

Horace V. Beach

Commissioner of Common Schools

Henry Goslee Jnr.

Commissioner of Common Schools

Charles Peck

Inspector of Common Schools

Isaac Buel

Inspector of Common Schools

Peter T. Smith

Inspector of Common Schools

Aaron Bushnell

Inspector of Common Schools

Eder Barnum

Inspector of Common Schools

Alvin Bushnell

Inspector of Common Schools

(Resolved)  Bennajah Rice

Fence Viewer

        “          Ezra Pratt

Fence Viewer

        “          Amos Peck

Fence Viewer

        “          Robert Maben

Fence Viewer

        “          Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh

Fence Viewer

        “          Anson Bushnell

Fence Viewer

        “          Nathan Rowley

Fence Viewer

        “          William Parker

Fence Viewer

        “          Joel Ford

Fence Viewer

        “          Samuel Atwater

Fence Viewer

        “          John Vandeburgh

Pound Keeper

Pages 17 and 18 missing

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George Miles

Assessor

Eder Barnum

Assessor

William Faulkenier Jnr.

Assessor

Justus Coe

Commissioner of highways

William Parker

Commissioner of highways

Eliakim Briggs

Commissioner of highways

Ransom Johnson

Collector

Ransom Johnson

Constable

Luke Olds

Constable

Seth Lockwood Jnr.

Constable

Henry Goslee Jnr.

Commissioner of Common Schools

William Faulkenier Jnr.

Commissioner of Common Schools

Eder Barnum

Commissioner of Common Schools

Peter T. Smith

Inspector of Common Schools

James Thompson

Inspector of Common Schools

Isaac Buel

Inspector of Common Schools

Oliver Coe

Inspector of Common Schools

Caleb Elmer

Inspector of Common Schools

John Miller

Inspector of Common Schools

(Resolved)  Bennajah Rice

Fence Viewer

        “          Ezra Pratt

Fence Viewer

        “          Amos Peck

Fence Viewer

        “          Robert Maben

Fence Viewer

        “          Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh

Fence Viewer

        “          Anson Bushnell

Fence Viewer

        “          Nathan Rowley

Fence Viewer

        “          William Parker

Fence Viewer

        “          Joel Ford

Fence Viewer

        “          Samuel Atwater

Fence Viewer

        “          John Vandeburgh

Pound Keeper

 

Overseers of Highways—

No.   1  Henry Miller

No.   9  Titus Heaton

         2  Harry Hosford

       10  Elijah More Jnr.

         3  Abel Holcomb

       11  Ephraim Dunham

         4  Asahel Dickerman

       12  William Allen

         5  Robert Thompson

       13  Miron Clark

         6  Amos Peck

       14  Tunis Vn. Valkenburgh

         7  Joel Dickerman

       15  John Goose

         8  Abel Holcomb Jnr.

       16  Jacob Egbertson

       17  William Everden

       27  Samuel Peck Jnr.

       18  James Deyo

       28  Nehemiah Foster

       19  John Brooks

       29  Joshua Cross

       20  Jesse Lockwood

       30  Nathan Rowley Jnr.

       21  Chester Hull

       31  Benjamin Dewey

       22  David Johnson

       32  Eber Cornish Jnr.

       23  Jacob Christler

       33  Jared Johnson

       24  Samuel Adams

       34  William Butler

       25  Peter T. Vandeburgh

       35  David Johnson Jnr.

       26  John Parker

 

 


Resolved that Munson Buel be allowed the sum of ten dos. for his services as town Clerk for the year last (missing)

Resolved that Ebenezar Johnson be sealer of weights and measures

Resolved that if any person shall take and kill a wolf within the (missing) of Lexington he shall receive from said town the sum of ten dollars therefore—

                                                                        M. Buel, Clk.

New School District

No. 12th           is bounded as follows Beginning between the dwelling houses of Daniel Beers and John Beach and running from thence in a northern direction to the north bounds of the town and from east to west so as to include the dwelling houses of Charles Vorse and Wyllys Hosford and so far south as to include the dwelling houses of William Beach and Chester Hull—

Lexington June 7th 1817—

A true Copy ???                                              Eder Barnum                           }  Commrs.
Munson Buel, Twn. Clk.                               William Faulkenier Jnr.         }


Highway Survey

We the subscribers commissioners of highways in the town of Lexington being legally called upon to lay out a road and alter highways June 12, 1817 have laid out a highway beginning at a heap of stones at the foot of a bank on the N.W. side of the old road a few chains N.E.ward of the line dividing the counties of Green and Ulster runs thence N. 28º E. 20 chains thence N. 25º E. 36 Ch. 60 links N. 10º E. 39 Ch. 65 l N. 38º E. 3 Ch. N. 53º E. 20 ch. 30 l  N. 23º E. 25 ch. 50 l. N. 43º E. 5 ch. whole distance 200 ch 5 links

Do order the same recorded opened and worked agreeable to law  

Given under our hands at Lexington this 12 day of June 1817

A true copy                                                     William Parker           }  Commissioners
(Missing)                                                          (Missing)                     }  of highways


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At the annual town meeting held at Seth Lockwoods in Lexington on the first Tuesday of April 1817 
                                                                        Peter T. Smith
                                                                        Jacob A. Vanvalkingburgh
                                                                       Wishes Rowley             }  Justices
                                                                        George Miles               }
                                                                        Henry Gasley              }

                                                                                    Munson Buel, Town Clerk

Resolved that the sum of one hundred dollars be raised by the inhabitants of said Town for the support of the poor

Resolved that there be a commite of three appointed To petition the legislater in behalf of the Town to have the Town meeting in the Town of Lexington altered from the first Tuesday in April to the first Tuesday in March

Resolved that Reuben Hosford Esqr, William Beach Esqr, Aron Bushnell be said Committee

Resolved that the same fence viewers serve as last year Except Asahel Dickermond

Fence Viewers

Benajah Rice

Aron Bushnell

Ezra Pratt

Nathan Rowley

Amos Peck

William Parker

Robert Mabin

Joel Ford

Abraham Van Vanvalkingburgh

Elijn Bushnell

Resolved that John Vandeburgh Pound Keeper

Resolved that Ebenezer Johnson Sealer of Weights and Measurs

Overseers Highways

No.   1   David Chase

No.   7   Ransom Woolcott

         2   John Beach

         8   Isaac T. Thomson

         3   Homer Holcomb

         9   Titus Heaton

         4   Israel Thomson

       10   Samuel Galaway

         5   William Davis

       11   Derrek L. Schermerhorn

         6   Luman Squire

       12   Samuel B. Hull

       13   Amos A. Hewton

       25   William Gasley

       14   Tunis Vanvalkingbergh

       26   Asahel Hull

       15   John Goose

       27   Seth Lockwood

       16   Willm Burn

       28   Nemiah Foster

       17   Nicholas Martin

       29   Benjamin Kipp

       18   James Deyoe  

       30   Darius Briggs

       19   John Brooks

       31   John Cline

       20   Nemiah Carvil

       32   Willm Faulkner

       21   Chester Hull

       33   Eliada Parker

       22   Roger Holcomb

       34   Willm Butler

       23   George Cross

       35  Seth Lockwood Jnr.

       24   Josiah Closen

       36   Peter T. Vandeburgh

 

[37 & 38 listed with no names]

Resolved that Ten doll. be allowed the Town Clerk For the year Ensuing

Resolved that the sum of three dollars and Ninty cents with the Interest from the 20 of last November be paid to Abraham VanValkingburgh for Tax twice paid on No. 25 In subdivision 36th in Grate Lot 20

Resolved that there be three Constables for Lexington

Resolved that there be three assesors for Lexington

Resolved that there be one Collector for Lexington

Resolved that Aron Bushnell, Wyllys Hosford, Seth Lockwood Jnr. be a committee to Pettition the Schorry Kill bridge company to Give off half the Toll to all who coms on the road by John Tuttles, from the Mountain

Resolved that the vote before taken as to the next town Meeting be recalled

Resolved that the Next annual Town meeting be held at the now dwelling house of Seth Lockwood Jnr.

Town Meeting closed by Justices

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I Stephen Johnson of Lexington county of Greene and State of New York for and in consideration of Twenty five ??? cents do here by relinquish all my right to a certain head Land and for any use through a piece of land lying easterly of Simeon Fowlers new dwelling house and by Isaac Tomkins And in the possession of David Jhonson that I disanull said Road and entirely ??? to use it as such and that I do here by authorize and require the Town Clerk of the Town of Lexington as far as in me lies to enter the same on the Town records, and I do further promise and engage that I will not be any means directly or indirectly aid or assist in having a road laid out through said premises private or Publick             Witness my hand at Lexington this 22nd day of June 1817

In presence of                                                                                     Stephen Jhonson
Reuben Hosford

We the subscribers commissioners of highways in the Town of Lexington being legally called upon to lay out a Road Have Laid out a road as follows Beginning on the east side of the road Running from the house of David Johnson Junr. To Zadock Pratts 50 links N. from the corner of said Johnsons Stone Wall, runs thence N. 7º E. 2 Chains 40 links, thence N. 41º E. 4 Chs 68 links, thence N. 68º E. 7 Ch. 40 links to a stake 18 links Eastwardly from a large hemlock Tree, the before mentioned Stake standing in the center of the Road running from Stephen Johnson house Westerdlly      And we Commissioners of Highway for the Town of Lexington do hereby declare the road leading from the place where the above described road intersects it to the Road running between the house of David Johnson Jnr. to Zadock Pratts to be Disanulled and we do order the same to be recorded in the Town Clerk book for the Town of Lexington

                                                Survd by A. Buell       Lexington may 30, 1818

                                                                        Justus Coe       }  commissioners
                                                                        Joel Ford         }  highways

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Names of the Town officers Choosen by ballot in the year 1818

Lewis H. Chamberlin

Supervisor

Peter T. Smith

Town Clerk

George Miles
William Faulkner
Eder Barnum

Assessors

Justus Coe
Joel Ford
Eliakim Briggs

Commissioners highway

Isaac Buel
Aron Bushnell

Overseer poor

Ransom Johnson

Collector

Ransom Johnson
Luke Olds
Eber Cornish Jnr.

Constables

William Faulkner Jnr.
Eder Barnum
Harry Hosford

Commissioner of Common Schools

Horise V. Beach
Luke Olds
Richard Gaslin
James Thompson
Charles Peck
Eliab W. Ford

Inspectors of Common Schools

Lexington Oct. 5, 1818           Third School District Altered

all that part in Anding Isaac D. Johnson and Joel Dickamon to be added to No. 2nd

                                                                        Harry Hosford            }  Commiser
                                                                        Willm Faulkner           }  Common School

Page 25                                            Highway Survey No. 16

Beginning at a beach Tree where the road was laid and to in the preceding year from near the line Dividing the County of Green and Delewar Runs thence N. 39 E. 10 Canins Thence N. 74º E. 6 Ch. 40 links thence N. 42º E. 10 Chains thence N. 26º E. 5 Chains N. 48º E. 9 Chains 40 links thence South 82º E. 7 chains thence S. 55º E. 7 Chains 40 links To a small Maple Tree.  Where the road was laid out June 12, 1817, as Follows—South 75º E. 10 Chains Thence South 70º E. 3 Chs thence 80º E. 5 Chs. ?? links Thence  S. 39 E. 15 Chains thence N. 60º E. 3 Chs. 75 links thence S. 80º E. 6 Chs. 50 links thence N. 84º E. 2 Chains 50 links thence S. 70º E. 6 Chains 50 links thence S. 70º E. 6 Chains 50 links thence S. 80º E. 3 Chs. 50 links thence East 25 Ch. 50 links Thence N. 82º E. 6 Chains 20 links thence N. 64º E. 22 Chs. 10 links Thence N. 85º E. 8 Chains 25 links thence S. 76º E. 8 Chs. 50 links thence S. 48º E. 16 Chs. 50 links thence N. 25º E. 4 Chs. 15 links thence S. 40º E. 7 Chs. thence N. 20º W. 4 Chs. 30 links thence N. 32º E. 9 Chs. thence N. 21º Chains N. 35º E. 5 Chains to a Beach Tree, thence Road as surveyed June 12, 1818 runs N. 48º E. 6 Chains 30 links thence N. 65 E. 5 Chs. thence S. 56º E. 8 chs. 40 links thence South 31º E. 12 Chs. 60 links thence S. 67º  E. 6? Chs. ??? links Thence N. 84º E. 10 Chs. thence N. 48º E. 5 Ch. 50 links thence S. 69º E. 10 Chs. To the highway running Southwardly from the house of Eliakim Briggs near the School house.  Whole distance 405 Chains 826 links

                                                                        Joel Ford                     }  Commissioners
                                                                        Eliakim Briggs           }  Highways

Eror

Between the 9 & 10 line from top

            thence N. 65º E. 6 Chs. 75 lks. thence S. 30º E. 3 Chs. 25 links

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Second Survey beginning at a large sugar Maple tree standing on the east side of the Highway running from the west line of the Town of Lexington to a Beach Tree marked H near the Northwest corner of Peter Chrislers field, runs S. 26º E. 37 Ch. thence N. 33º E. 10 Chains Thence N. 63º E. 9 Chains thence N. 27º E. 27 Chs. 60 links To a Beach tree Lettered H standing on the line of road Laid out June 12, 1817       And we Commissioners of highways for the Town of Lexington do hereby order the above described road to be opened and worked according to Law and that part of the highway running from the large sugar Maple last mentioned to near the north west corner of Peter Cristlers field to be Discontinued             
                                                                            Eliakim Briggs           }  Commissioner       
Surveyed by Albert G. Buell                          Joel Ford                     }  Highway

We the subscribers commissioners of highways In the Town of Lexington being called upon to Lay out a road, have laid out a road as follows         Beginning at a hard Maple Tree standing About 2 Ch. 50 L. westerly from the bridge Crosing J. Wiltsie Mill pond and running from thence N. 16º 80” N. E. 1 Ch. 60 L thence N. 21º E. 7 Ch. 56 L. thence N. 4 W. 14 Ch. 44 L. thence N. 24 W. 5 Ch. 75 thence N. 4 Ch. 64 thence N. 10, 30 W. 3 Ch. 60 L. thence N. 27 W. 27 Ch. To a Hemlock Tree Marked H standing on the west side of the old Road Leading from Schoharra kill to James Wiltsie

            Surveyed by me Robert L. More

Sept 17th 1818                                                 Eliakim Briggs           }  Commissioners
                                                                          Joel Ford                     }  of Highway

Page 27                                                        Road district altered

We the Commissioners of highways do see fit and proper To annex a piece of road in district No. 33, Beginning at the road near David Johnson jnr. Lot Runing To the Crick near Stephen Johnson saw Mill and place the same to District No. 34 and order the same to be so recorded

Lexington  March 23, 1819                            Justus Coe         }  Commissioners
                                                                           Eliakim Briggs  }
                                                                            Joel Ford           }  Highways


We the Commissioners of highways think fit and Proper to take a piece of road belonging to District N 1   Beginning at the black school house and annex the same to District N 28  and order the same to be recorded

Lexington  March 23, 1819                            Justus Coe                   }  Commissioners
                                                                           Eliakim Briggs            }  of
                                                                           Joel Ford                     }  Highways


New Road District No. 37

We the subscribers Commissioners of highways in the Town of Lexington being duly called upon to lay out a road, have Laid out a road as follows,  Beginning at small hemlock Tree standing on the south side of the road near Doct. E. Barnums House, runs S. 10 E. 6 Ch thence S. 46 W. 3 Ch. thence South 25º E. 2 Ch. thence S. 58º W. 3 Ch. thence S. 31º 30 W. 3 Ch thence S. 5º E. 3 Ch. thence S. 23º E. 16 Ch thence S. 28º W. 3 Ch 50 L thence 2º E, 8 Ch S. 14º W 5 Ch S. 28º W 8 Ch 50 L thence South 45º W 28 Ch To the highway between Minor Turks & Henery Clines.  We do hereby order the same opened & worked four rods wide according to Law

Survey by A.G. Buel                                      Joel Ford                     }  Commissioners
March 22, 1819                                               Eliakim Briggs            }  of high ways

Page 28                                            New Road District No. 32

We the subscribers commissioners of highways being Called upon to lay out a road in Lexington have Laid out a Privat road as follows for Henery Cole Two rods wide   Beginning on the South side of the road running East from Benj. Dewys house and near the line between the R. Dewys and Henery Cline lot Runs S. 65º W. 9 Ch thence S. 73º W. 11 Ch 50 Links thence S. 52º W. 9 Ch To the above mentioned Henery Cline house

And we order the same opened and worked according to Law

Surveyed by A.G. Buel                                   Joel Ford                     }  Commissioners
March 22, 1819                                                Eliakim Briggs            }  of Highways


At the annuel Town meeting held at Daniel Patterson In Lexington formerly ocupyd by J.T. Lockwood on the first Tuesday of April 1819

                                                                        Jacob A. Vanvalkingburg       }  Justices
                                                                        George Miles                            }
                                                                        Harry Goslee                            }  Presiding
                                                                        Peter T. Smith                             Town Clerk

Resolved $300 be raised for the support of the Poor

Resolved that the overseers of the Poor be autherised to Purchase a house for the Poor to be kept in at work  And to contract with other Towns in supporting the poor to the best advantage

Resolved that Ten dollars be allowed to the Town Clerk for his services last year

Resolved that there be a Committee appointed to Petition to the Legislature to alter the annual Town meeting to the first Tuesday in March Next

                                                                        Isaac Buel       }
                                                                        George Miles }  Committee
                                                                        Eder Barnum  }

Page 29

Resolved that there be but two Constables elected for the year Ensuing

Resolved that there be but three assessors elected for the year Ensuing

Resolved that if any Person that shall take and kill any woolf or Panther within Town they shall be intitled to Ten dollars

Resolved that the Fence viewers be the same as last year

            Fence viewers

Benajah Rice

Aron Bushnell

Ezera Pratt

Nathan Rowley

Amos Peck

William Parker

Robert Mabin

Joel Ford

Abraham Vanvalkingburg

Elijah Bushnell Jnr.

Resolved that Robert Mabin be Pound Keeper

Resolved that Ebenezar Johnson be Sealer of Weights and Measurs

Resolved that he next annuel Town Meeting be held at Harry Hosfords on the Mountain

Resolved that the following Persons Name be appointed overseers of Highways

No.   1   Zepheniah Chase

No. 11   Derrick L. Schermahorn

         2   Samuel Peck

       12   John Mabin

         3   Reuben Hosford

       13   Aron Bushnell

         4   Isaac D. Johnson

       14   Miron Clark

         5   James G. Miller

       15   Cornilus Schermahorn

         6   Samuel Osborn

       16   John Johnston

         7   Harry Goslee

       17   Nicholas Martin

         8   Samuel Wolcott

       18   James Deyoe

         9   David Chase

       19   Willm Denton

       10   Solomon Lament

       20   David Griffin

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No. 21   John D. Meres

No. 30   Daniel Angle

       22   Orin Johnson

       31   Daniel Rowley

       23   Stephen Valentine

       32   Jeremiah Martin

       24   Josiah Clasen

       33   Jerad Johnson

       25   Harry Willcox

       34   Cristoper Deyo

       26   John Parker

       35   Richard Peck

       27   John Lockwood

       36   Tenant Peck

       28   James Canada

       37   Elihu Humphrey

       29   Edmon Richards

 

The Presiding officers after Canvassing and estimating the Ballots taken at the aforesaid Town meeting for the Town officers those Persons whose names are under written Elected to the several offices set against their Respective Names

Lewise H. Chamberlin

Supervisor

Peter T. Smith

Town Clerk

Aron Bushnell
Chester Hull

Overseers of Poor

Ransom Johnson

Collector

Eder Barnum
William Faulkner
Henery Goslee

Assessors

John Newton
Justus Coe
Joel Ford

Commissioners of Highways

Ransom Johnson
Ever Cornish Jnr.

Constables

Eder Barnum
Harry Hosford
James Thompson

Commissioners of Common Schools

John D. Meres
Coradin Bushnell
Charles Peck
Richard Goslee
Eliab W Ford
James F. Vanvalkingburgh

Inspectors of Common Schools

Page 31

A Special Meeting of the Town held at Daniel Pettersons in Lexington on the 25 day of May 1819 Agreeable to Warnings            
                                                            Henery Gaslee                        Justice
                                                            Peter T. Smith                        Town Clerk

On a motion made that the this meeting be Adjourned to the Next annual Town meeting it was Carried in the affirmative        
                                                            P.T. Smith, Town Clerk

We the subscribers Commissioners of highways, in the Town of Lexington being called upon to lay out highways have The following manor Beginning at on the Noth?????? of Lot no. 2 now in the possession of Miles Johnson at a small Hard maple marked H one chain fifty links from the Northeast corner of sd lot Runs S. 27 W. 4 chains, thence S. 11º W 13 chains thence S. 33º W 12 chains 60 links, thence S. 5º E. 5 chains thence S. 21º 30 W. 5 chains thence South 3º E. 20 chains thence S. 13º W. 3 chains, thence S. 11º E. 10 chains Thence S. 5º E. 2 Chains thence S. 20º 30” E. 9 chains thence South 7 Chains thence South 5º E. 9 chains thence s. 15º E. 7 chains 20 links thence S. 3º W. 4 chains thence s. 26º E. 4 chains & 50 Links, thence S. 13º E. 4 chains 70 links, Thence S. 33º E. 4 chains 25 links thence S. 9º E. 3 Chains 50 Links to the road running East from Peter Vandeburghs house Containing 117 Chains & 75 Links  And we do hereby order the same opened and worked according to Law

            Surveyd by A.G. Buel                                 Joel Ford           }  Commissioners
                                                                                    John Newton   }  of Highways

Lexington   May 13, 1819

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Altered the following Road Beginning at the crick east of Peter Vandeburgh house where the road coming from West crosses it, runs South 65º E. 12 Chains thence S. 56º E. 3 Chains 75 links thence S. 47º E. 6 chains thence S. 65º 30” E. 6 chains thence N. 37º E. 2 chains 50 links thence S. 63º E. 6 chains thence S. 77º 30” E. 4 chains thence N. 74º E. 4 chains 20 Links thence South 84º E. 2 chains Thence N. 57º E. 5 chains where it intersects the road Formerly laid over the Mountain from the house of the before mentioned Peter Vandeburgh to that of Eliakim Briggs And we do hereby order the same to be opened and worked as the Law Directs, and so much of old road as Lies between the above mentioned point of Intersection and the Creek above mentioned we do here by disanull

A.G. Buell, Survr.                                           Joel Ford           }  Commissioners
Lexington, May 14, 1819                               John Newton   }  of Highways

We the subscribers Commissioners being Duely called upon have Laid out the following road Beginning at beach Tree Corners of Lots 5, 6, 15, & 16 of Which one is now in possession of Cyrus Smalley runs South 57º E. 28 chains till it intersects the road running down the creek from Miles Johnsons Lot and we do hereby order the same opened and worked as the Law Directs.

Lexington   14 May 1819                               Joel Ford           }  Commissioners
A.G. Buell, Survr.                                           John Newton   }  of Highways

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(Missing)  Beginning at a (missing) Marked H standing on the highway between Peter F. (missing) And Tenant Pecks a few chains N. from a certain brook Called Bear Brook, runs N. 55º W. 10 chains thence N. (missing) 10 chains thence N. 83º W. 10 chains thence N. 57º W. (mssing) Thence S. 60º W. 6 chains 80 links thence S. 61º W. 9 chains Thence N. 76º W. 6 chains thence N. 41º W. 9 chains thence N. 50º W. 24 chains 25 links thence N. 62º W 63 chains thence N. 13º  W. 9 Chains 30 links thence N. 3º E. 8 chains 60 links thence N. 24º West 2 chains 25 links thence N. 2º E. 3 chains thence N. 25º W. 5 chains thence N. 60º W. 6 chains to the line between the Town of Lexington in the County of Green and Roxbury in the county of Deleware—No. 39th

Lexington   July 14, 1819                               Joel Ford          }  Commissioners
A.G. Buel, Sur.                                               John Newton   }  of Highways

 Laid out the following road,  Beginning at a certain oak corner Tree standing on the line between the Town of Lexington of the county of Green and the Town of Middleton in the county of ??? runs thence at the end of the road formerly laid out by the Town of Middletown N. 64º E. 14 chains thence 50º E. 14 chains thence N. 81º E. 3 chains 30 links thence S. 79º E. 5 chains 50 links thence W. 70º E. 27 chains Thence N. 70º E. 12 chains, thence N. 40º E. 20 chains, thence N.E. 6 chains 50 links thence N. 13º E. 5 chains thence N. 35º E. 2 chains 50 links thence N. 57º E. 19 thence N. 70º E. 4 chains thence N. 83º E. 9 chains 30 links thence N. 44º E. 14 chains Thence N. 59º E. 2 Chains thence N. 30º E. 7 chains 30 links where it intersects the road running westerly from Millers house near the westerly boundary of this Town-

Lexington   July 15, 1819                               Joel Ford           }  Commissioners
A.G. Buel, Surveyor                                       John Newton   }  of Highways

                        Recorded         P.T. Smith, Town Clerk

Page 32 (page repeated)

(missing) held in the town of Lexington at Harry (missing) house on the first Tuesday of April in the year of our Lord 1820

                                                                        Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh     }  Presiding
                                                                        George Miles                            }
                                                                        Henry Goslee                           }  Justices

                                                                                    Peter T. Smith            Town Clerk

Resolved that the sum of three hundred dollars be raised by tax on the inhabitants of said town for the support of the poor—

Resolved that the overseers of the poor be and are hereby authorized to contract for and dispose of all poor persons chargeable to said town in such way and manner as they shall see proper, and such overseers are requested to put out the children that are chargeable to said town by giving a sufficient sum (if necessary) to induce suitable persons to take the same—

Resolved that there be one collector three assessors and two constables for said town the ensuing year—

Resolved that Ebenezar Johnson be sealer of weights & measures

Resolved that [the following] be fence viewers

Bennejah Rice

Aaron Bushnell

Ezra Pratt

Nathan Rowley

Abm. Vn. Valkenburgh

Amos Peck

Robert Mabin

Wm. Parker

Elijah Bushnell Jnr.

Joel Ford

Resolved that it be the duty of the town clerk to put up at three of the most public places in said town coppys of the lists of all the town officers elected at any annual or special town meeting in said town & that said coppys be put up immediately after said town meeting, And also give notice by advertising in three public places, of the time and place of the second annual meeting of the (missing)

Page 37 (no pages 33-36)

Resolved that the following persons be overseers of highways the ensuing year—

No.   1   West Chase

No. 21   Elijah Parker

         2   George Mann

       22   Nathaniel Hull

         3   Joel Hosford

       23   Roger Holcomb

         4   Oliver Coe

       24   George Cross

         5   James T. Vandeburgh

       25   Josiah Clossan

         6   Luman Squire

       26   Caleb Parker

         7   Zadock Pratt Jnr.

       27   Jesse Wilcox

         8   Daniel Merwin

       28   Richard Peck

         9   Lawrence Decker

       29   Joel Ford

       10   James Moore

       30   Salmon Richard

       11   William Kirk

       31   Christopher Angle

       12   Nathaniel Appleby

       32   John Miller

       13   Aaron Bushnel

       33   Jeremiah Martin

       14   Philo Bushnel

       34   Eliada Parker

       15   John Goes

       35   Christopher Deyo

       16   Peter T. Vandeburgh

       36   Simeon Fowler

       17   Jesse Goodsell

       37   Elihu Humphrey

       18   George Chafee

       38   Cyrus Smalling

       19   James Wiltsey

       39   Jacob Miller

       20   Nehemiah Covel

       40   Joshua Kelley

Resolved that the money raised on the sale of the pound be appropriated for the use of the poor of said town and the Irons to be kept for the use of the town—

Resolved that the next annual town meeting be held at the house now occupied by David Dopp

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The presiding officers after canvassing and estimating the ballots taken at the aforesaid town meeting found those persons whose names are hereafter written elected to the offices set opposite their names—

Lewis H. Chamberlin

Supervisor

Henry Goslee

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel
Lewis Bushnel

Overseers of Poor

George Miles
Eder Barnum
William Faulkner Jnr.

Assessors

Ransom Johnson

Collector

Ransom Johnson
Eber Cornish Jnr.

Constable

Orrin Johnson
Derick J. Schermerhorn
John Newton

Commissioners of Highways

Harry Hosford
James Thompson
Eder Barnum

Commissioners of Schools

Horace V. Beach
Oliver Coe
William Faulkner Jnr.

Inspectors of Common Schools

New School Districts—No. 10th & 13th

The undersigned commissioners of schools of the town of Lexington do hereby describe the above Districts No. 10th Bounded west by the town line south by the bounds of the town north & east by the middle line of Vandenburghs patent—

No. 13 Bounded west by the town line south by the middle line of Vandenburghs patent east & north by the heights of land—

Lexington   May 12th 1820                             James Thompson        }  Commissioners
            a true copy                                           Harry Hosford             }  of
            test. Henry Goslee, Town Clerk         Eder Barnum              }  Schools

Page 39

Highway Surveys

The undersigned commissioners highways of the town of Lexington have laid out the following road—Beginning on the west line of Mr. Moore’s land at a small hemlock stump the end of the old road, runs N. 87º E. 3 chs. 25 links, thence S. 29º E. 2 chs. 16 links; thence N. 67º E. 3 chs. 30 links; thence N. 40º E. 8 chs. 75 links; thence N. 45º E. 4 chs.; thence N. 83º E. 3 chs; thence south 39º E. 9 chs.; thence S. 10º E. 3 chs.; thence S. 64º E. 14 chs.; thence N. 80º E. 3 chs.; thence south 59º E. 4 chs. 80 links; thence S. 80º E. 2 chs.; thence S. 47º E. 10 chs.; thence S. 79º E. 4 chs. 35 links; thence S. 36º E. 6 chs; thence S. 53º E. 23 chs. 50 links thence S. 77º E. 17 chs.; thence thence (sic) N. 76º E. 11 chs; thence S. 86º E. 6 chs; thence S. 68º E. 8 chs; thence S. 84º E. 5 chs thence S. 55º E. 18 chs. 30 links thence S. 35º E. 7 chs. 60 links; thence S. 70º E. 7 chs. 8 links; thence N. 84º E. 9 chs. 30 links thence S. 74º E. 6 chs to the line between the towns of Lexington and Hunter;            And we hereby order the same opened and worked according to law—

Lexington       May 29, 1820              Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Commissioners
            A.G. Buel, Surveyor               John Newton                           }  of
 true coppy                                          Orrin Johnson                          }  Highways

test.  H. Goslee, Town Clerk


Alteration of Road Districts

Road District No. 14th continue down the west-kill to the east line of Amos A. Newtons farm—Lexington    April 20th 1820—

                                                            John Newton                           }  Comrs.
                                                           Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  of
A true coppy                                       Orren Johnson                      }  Highways

test.  Henry Goslee, Clerk


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Highway Surveys

We the subscribers commissioners of Highways of the town of Lexington have laid out the following road:  Beginning at a beech tree on the line between the towns of Lexington and Middletown, at the end of the Middletown road, runs N. 12º W. 12 chs. 40 links; thence N. 24º W. 16 chs. 50 links; N. 39º W. 7 chs; thence N. 8º E. 14 chains, to two beach trees marked H, standing on the north line of Dudley Todds farm—And we hereby authorize the town clerk to record the same—Dated June 26th 1820

A.G. Buel, Surveyor                           Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Comrs.
                                                               John Newton                            }  of
A true coppy  H. Goslee, Clk.          Orren Johnson                          }  Highways


We the subscribers commissioners of highways of  the town of Lexington deeming it necessary and proper, have laid out the following road:  Beginning on the road before laid out at a pair of bars about two chains south of the north line of Elijah Parkers land, runs N. 41º W. 8 chs; thence N. 57º W. 15 chs; thence N. 36º E. 8 chs.; thence N. 31º E. 16 chs; thence N. 5º W. 8 chs, thence N. 25º W. 44 chains to the Red Kill road—And we do hereby authorize the town clerk to record the same—Lexington  June 27th A.D. 1820--                     

                                                             Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Comrs.
            A.G. Buel, Surv.                     John Newton                           }  of
A true copy  H. Goslee, Clk.              Orren Johnson                       }  Highways


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We the subscribers, commissioners of Highways for the town of Lexington, in the county of Green and state of New York; deeming it just and necessary, haved (sic) laid out the following road:  Beginning on the south line of Jesse Lockwoods farm, in the highway south of his house, follows the said line S. 57º E. 17 chs; thence S. 87º E. 19 chs.; thence S. 70º E. 11 chains to the east line of Forsters farm      And we hereby authorize the town clerk to record the same—Dated June 27th 1820—

            A.G. Buel, Surv.                     Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Comrs.
                                                             Orren Johnson                          }  of
A true coppy test. H. Goslee, Clk.     John Newton                         }  Highways


We, the subscribers, commissioners for the town of Lexington in the county of Greene and state of New York deeming it necessary and proper, have laid out the following road:  Beginning at a soft maple stump on the first ridge north of Jesse Lockwoods house, runs N. 71º E. 14 chs. 30 links to the old road—And so much of the old road as his between the said point of intersection and the top of the first bank east of the site for the school house, as fixed by the commissioners of common schools, East of Peter I. Vandenburghs house, and the branch of the said old road which runs to the Christler house, are hereby disannulled—Dated  June 28th A.D. 1820.

A.G. Buel, Surv.                                 Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Commissioners
                                                              John Newton                           }  of
A true coppy test. H. Goslee, Clk.     Orren Johnson                      }  Highways

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On the oath of twelve freeholders of the town of Lexington we the subscribers, commissioners of highways for the said town, have laid out the following road:  Beginning on the top of the first bank east of the site for the schoolhouse, as fixed by the commissioners of common schools, across the bank from Peter T. Vandeburgh’s house, runs S. 28º E. 6 chs. 50 links; thence S. 51º E. 3 chs. 50 links; thence S. 28º E. 3 chs.; thence S. 17º E. 7 chains; thence S. 2º E. 3 chs. 50 links; thence S. 26º 30’ W. 13 chs.; thence S. 29º W. 20 chs; thence S. 45º 30’ W. 5 chs 50 links to the highway, west of an old house known by thename of the Christler house—so much of the said road as lays south of T. Lockwood house being an alteration of the old road and not laid out on the oath of 12 freeholders—June 28th 1820—

A.G. Buel, Surveyor                           Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Commissioners
A true coppy                                       John Newton                            }  of
test.  H. Goslee, Clk.                           Orren Johnson                         }  Highways

The undersigned commissioners of highways of the town of Lexington, haveth laid out the following road;  Beginning at a Beech tree on the line between J. Lockwood’s and P.T. Vandenburgh’s farms, where the road from Kibbe’s intersected the road running from Vandeburgh’s up the mountain, follows the said line S. 33º W. 5 chs. 75 links to the road Between Vandeburgh’s and Lockwood’s—June 28, A.D. 1820—

                                                            Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Comrs.
A true coppy                                     John Newton                           }  of
text.  H. Goslee, Clk.                        Orrin Johnson                          }  Highways

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We the commissioners of Highways for the town of Lexington in the county of Green & state of New York, have altered the following road:  Beginning (as it now is) at a beech tree marked H, above a certain clearing made by Jacob Vn. Valkenburgh, and now in possession of Baker, runs S. 39º E. 5 chs 60 links thence S. 20º E. 4 chs 50 links; thence S. 4º W. 5 chs. thence S. 8º E. 9 chs. thence S. 6º W. 5 chs. to the old highway—And we hereby authorize the town clerk to record the same—Dated, June, 28th A.D. 1820

A.G. Buel, Survr.                                Derick L. Schermerhorn         }  Commissioners
                                                               John Newton                           }  of
A true coppy test.  H. Goslee, Clk.  Orrin Johnson                          }  Highways


At a special town meeting held at the house of David Dopp in Lexington on the 23rd day of June 1820  
                              Present--         Peter T. Smith—Justice Peace
                                                       Henry Goslee—Town Clerk

Resolved that the overseers of Poor and Zadock Pratt Jnr. be a committee on the part of the town to make such contract as they shall see proper (relative to Mr. Seth Lockwood’s property), with Messrs. Luman Squire & Harry Hosford.

Resolved that this meeting be dissolved.

                                    A true copy test.  H. Goslee, Town Clerk


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We the subscribers, commissioners of highways for the town of Lexington, in the county of Greene and state of New York, deeming it necessary and proper have altered the following road:  Beginning on the old highway on the west bank of the East kill a few chains N. from Zepheniah Chase’s house runs thence S. 33º E. crossing the said East Kill a feet below a certain pine tree; and having in the line a small maple next below said pine, and a small birch, marked, and standing on the east bank of the afforsaid Kill, 3 chs. and 50 links to a stake and stones; thence S. 60º 30’ E. 12 chs 90 links to a hemlock tree marked H; thence S. 51º E. 5 chs. thence S. 63º E. 11 chs. 95 links, thence S. 82º E. 11 chs. 45 links thence N. 85º E. 8 chs.; thence S. 72º E. 9 chs; thence (S. 35º E. 18 chs;)* thence S. 77º E. 10 chs 40 links; thence S. 57º E. 11 chains 72 links; thence E east, 10 chs. 45 links; thence S. 80º E. 5 chs; thence S. 63º E. 3 chs. 80 links; thence S. 53º E. 10 chs to the line of the town of Hunter.  And so much of the old road as lies between the west bank of the East-Kill and the line of the town of Hunter, is hereby disannulled—Lexington August 22, 1820--                                    
                                       
                                                                                       John Newton   }  Commissioners
A.G. Buel, Survr.                                                         Orren Johnson }  of Highways

 *Here the old road runs (S. 40º E. 1 ch. 30 links; thence; thence S. 8º E. 5 chs. 40 links; thence S. 30º E. 6 chs. 80 links; thence S. 58º E. 2 chs 54 links; thence N. 80º E. 4 chs 60 links) thence S. 77º E. 8 chs—


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The subscribers commissioners of Highways for the town of Lexington do hereby order the road recorded in town book Page 39 & marked A. to be annexed to District No. 10th and that the road embraced in the survey recorded Page 41st marked B. be annexed to road District No. 20th and the road recorded page 42nd marked C. be annexed to District No. 40th and that the road surveyed June 27th 1820 and recorded in town book Page 40 marked D. be a new District No. 41st

Lexington       }                                              John Newton   }  Commrs. of
Feb 27, 1821   }                                               Orrin Johnson }  of Highways

A true coppy test.  H. Goslee, Clk.


At the annual town meeting holden at the dwelling house of David Dopp in Lexington on the first Tuesday of March one thousand eight-hundred and twenty & one

                                                            Munson Buel                          }
                                                            Jacob A. Vn. Valkeburgh      }  Presiding Justices
                                                            Peter T. Smith                        }
                                                            John V. Meers                         }

                                                                        Henry Goslee, Town Clerk

Resolved that the sum of two hundred Dollars be raised on said town for the support of the poor

Resolved that the overseers of the poor pursue the directions contained in the resolve of the last year in respect to the poor—

Resolved that there be three assessors  one collector and two constables in said town for the ensuing year—

Resolved that Peter T. Smith be allowed ten dollars for his services as town clerk in 1819—

Resolved that the town clerk have five dollars for his services the ensuing year—

Resolved that the collector have three per cent the ensuing year—

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Resolved that Ebenezar Johnson be sealer of weights and measures—

Resolved that Tenant Peck-Eber Cornish-Amos Peck-Nathan Appletree-Bennajah Rice-Ezra Pratt-Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh-Robert Mabin-Nathan Rowly-William Parker and Joel Ford—be fence viewers—

Resolved that the bounty on wolves & panthers be ten dollars for each one caught and killed in said town—

Resolved that annually hereafter the supervisor ?? exhibit to said town at their annual meeting a statement of the amount of money raised by tax on the inhabitants of said town-the amount paid in to the county treasury and to the overseers of the poor, the school commissioners, and the amount paid to each town officer, and all other expenses of said town—

Resolved that the sum of two hundred and fifty Dollars be raised by tax on the inhabitants of said town for the purpose of helping to build a bridge across the Schoharrie kill near the house of Derick L. Schermerhorn—and that the said sum be paid to the overseers of the poor; if the said bridge should be completed by the next annual town meeting then the said sum to be at the disposal of Aaron Bushnel-Lewis Bushnel and Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh; if not so completed then to be at the disposal of the inhabitants of said town—

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Resolved that the following persons be overseers of highways the ensuing year—

District No. 1st

West Chase

District No. 21st

Lewis Garrison

                    2

Wyllys Miles

                   22nd

Nathaniel Hull

                    3

Chauncey Hosford

                    23

Bennajah Rice

                    4

Ethan S. Bailey

                    24

Benjamin Chamberlin

                    5

Gideon B. Southwick

                    25

Wm. Webster

                    6

Ralph Coe

                    26

John Frint

                    7

Joel Dickerman

                    27

Jesse Wilcox

                    8

Wyllys Hosford

                    28

Peter T. Smith

                    9

John Mahar

                    29

Joel Ford

                  10

John Reynolds

                    30

Salmon Richards

                  11

Ephraim Dunham

                    31

Richard Gorsline

                  12

Aminlaus Lament

                    32

Benjamin Dewey

                  13

Eber Cornish

                    33

Jeremiah Martin

                  14

Nathan Frint

                    34

Jared Johnson

                  15

Cornelius C. Schermerhorn

                    35

Christopher Deyo

                  16

John G. Vn. Valkenburgh

                    36

David Johnson Jun

                  17

Duncan Gass

                    37

Elihu Humphrey

                  18

Nicholas Martin

                    38

Reuben Baker

                  19

James Wilton

                    39

Jacob Miller

                  20

Timothy Tyler

                    40

Joshua Kibbe

 

 

                    41

Joseph Pelham

Resolved that the next annual town meeting be holden at the house of David Dopp

The presiding officers after canvassing and estimating the ballots taken at the afforsaid town election do declare that the following persons were elected to the several offices set opposite their names

Lewis N. Chamberlin

Supervisor

Henry Goslee

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel
Lewis Bushnel

Overseers of Poor

Eber Cornish Jnr.

Collector

Eder Barnum
George Miles
John Parker

Assessors

George Miles
Eder Barnum
James Thompson

Comrs. of Schools

John Newton
John Reynolds
Nathaniel Hull

Commissioners of Highways

Horace N. Beach
Henry Goslee
Corydon Bushnel

Inspectors of Schools

A true Coppy-test                   Henry Goslee, Clk.

                                    Meeting Dissolved

At a Special Town Meeting held in and for the Town of Lexington on the 29th day of May 1821—

Present                        Weeks Rowley            }
                                     Oliver Coe                   }  Justices of the peace—

Resolved that the contemplated bridge across the Schoharry Kill be built between the old burying ground and Jeremiah Martins

Resolved that it be built on the same plan as the East-Kill bridge, and that Aaron Bushnel house what money the town raised in addition to the individual subscription for the building of the bridge as afforsaid—

Resolved that Solomon Huestis, Weeks Rowley & Benjamin Kipp be a committee to inspect the said bridge when done—

Resolved that this meeting be dissolved—

A true Copy of the original—H. Goslee, Clerk

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Highway Surveys

Layed out the following road—Beginning on the enclosure of Jacob L. VanValkenburgh at a stake and stone i.e. Southerly of the Schoharry-kill and running thence S. 33º E. 3 Chs 8 L. to a stake and stones, thence S. 50º 45’ E. 4 C. 57 links to a stake and stones, thence S. 50º 30’ E. 3 Chains to a stake and stones thence S. 41º E. 7 chains to a stake and stones, thence S. 28º 30’ E. 4 C. to a stake and stones, thence S. 42º 15’ E. 5 C. to a stake and stones, thence S. 53º 15’ E. 10 C. to a stake and stones, thence S. 54º 15’ E. 4 c. 25 L. to a stake and stones thence S. 66º E. 7 C. to a stake and stones, thence N. 69º 30’ E. 2 C. 20 L. to a stake and stones thence N. 46º E. 4 Chains 55 links to a stake and stones standing on the northerly side of the Schoharry kill at the corner of the burying ground—N.B. this road being the whole length on the left hand side of the line—And we order the same to be recorded and posted up as the law directs—Dated at Lexington this 30th day of May 1821--   

                                                                    John Newton                          }  Commissioners
a true copy of the                                     John Reynolds                        }          of
original survey--                                      Nathaniel Hull                       }  Highways

            H. Goslee, Town Clerk


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We the Commissioners of highways by the consent of the occupant have altered a road as follows—Beginning at the Highway against the land of Harry Hosford at a birch stump and stones standing on the edge of a rock thence South 62º 15’ West 4 Chains 17 links to a beech sapling and stones, Thence South 34º West r chains to a stake and stones-Thence South 49º W to a stake and stones standing on the Highway near the land in the occupation of Reuben Hosford—And we order the same to be recorded—Lexington  June 25, 1821                     

                                                                         John Newton               }  Commissioners
Alonzo Bushnel, Surst.                                John Reynolds             }          of
a True Copy                                                    Nat. Hull                     }  Highways

H. Goslee, Town Clerk

At a meeting of the commissioners of Highways of the Towns of Hunter & Lexington—To examine the highway on the Division line of said Towns—Do hereby allot to the Town of Hunter all that part of the said road between the corner near the house of Samuel Kelsey in Hunter, and the intersection of the road from Samuel Baldwins in Lexington and do allot to the town of Lexington all the Road between the intersection of the last aforesaid Road and the house of Joel Woolcott in Lexington and do allot all the inhabitans (sic) Residing on each part of the said road to that part of the road on which they respectively reside—Given under our hands at Lexington this 8th day of January 1822--                                      John Beach                 }  Comrs. in

A true Copy                                                    Augustus R. Benjamin              }  Hunter
test.  H. Goslee, Clerk                                    Nathaniel Hull                          }  Comrs. in
                                                                           (Missing)                                    }  Lexington


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Alteration of Road districts No. 20, No. 16 and No. 38

District No. 20 to extend to the out-put on the fly mountain and from the out-put to the Eaton Spring to District No. 38 and from Eatons spring to the line of the farm of John Shear late deceased to District No. 16--       

                                                                         John Newton              }  Comrs. of
Lexington                                                       John Reynolds            }  Highways
Feb. 19, 1822

a true copy Test.  H. Goslee, Town Clerk—


Alteration or road district No. 39 & 41

District No. 39 no further than the intersection of district No. 41 and the remainder from that to the town line near the red-kill to be annexed to the said District No. 41—

Feb. 19, 1822                                                     John Newton               }  Comrs.
a true copy-Test.                                             John Reynolds              }      of
            H. Goslee, Town Clerk                      Nathaniel Hull             }  Highways

The undersigned commissioners of Highways do hereby annex that part of road from the farm line of John Shear late deceased to the Dwelling house of the same to District No. 31,           February 19, 1822

                                                                        John Reynolds                        }  Comrs.
A true copy                                                   John Newton                          }      of
Test.  H. Goslee, Clerk                                Nathaniel Hull                       }  Highways

We do annex District No. 3rd to District No. 8th making but one district—Lexington  Feb. 19-1822

a true copy                                                      John Reynolds             }  Comrs. of
Test.  H. Goslee, Town Clerk                       John Newton               }  Highways

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Road District No. 3rd 

Being a piece of Road lying on the town line between Hunter & Lexington beginning at the intersection of the Road leading from Samuel Baldwins, from thence to the dwelling house of Joel Woolcott, shall be a new District No. 3rd including at present the following inhabitants Joel Woocott, Joel Peck, Wm. Fero, Edmund Avery & Chauncey Peck—Lexington  February 19, 1822--                    

                                                                             John Reynolds                        }  Comrs.
a true copy                                                         John Newton                          }     of|
Test.  H. Goslee, Clerk                                     Nathaniel Hull                       }  Highways

We do annex all that part of Highway from the intersection of Beach ridge road to the middle of the Westkill bridge to District No. 12—Lexington  Feb. 19-1822

a true copy                                                      John Reynolds                        }  Comrs. of
Test.  H. Goslee, Clerk                                   John Newton                         }  Highways

District No. 11 To begin at the intersection of Beach ridge road and to run from thence along said road across the Schoharry-kill bridge to the corner of the Burying ground                        Lexington  Feb. 19, 1822      

a True copy                                                     John Reynolds                        }  Comrs. of
Test.  Henry Goslee, Town Clerk                John Newton                          }  Highways


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At the annual town meeting held at the house of David Dopp on Tuesday the 5th of March 1822—

            Munson Buel                           }
            Weeks Rowley                        }  Justices
            Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh    }  Presiding
            Oliver Coe                               }

            Henry Goslee, Town Clerk

Resolved that Solomon Lament late collector be allowed 5 per ct. for collecting Taxes—

Resolved That the sum of Three Hundred Dollars be raised by tax for the support of the poor

Resolved That there be one Collector  two Constables & three assessors for the ensuing year—

Resolved That Ebenezer Johnson be sealer of weights & measures—

Resolved That the fence viewers be same as last year—

Resolved That the irons of the pound be sold for the use of the poor—

Resolved That the Town clerk have five dollars the ensuing year—

Resolved That the overseers of the poor & Justices of the peace meet at David Dopps three weeks from this day & sell the poor at public sale to the lowest bidders—

Resolved That the next annual town meeting be at the house of Harry Hosford—

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Overseers of road Districts

No.   1   West Chase

No. 22   Nathaniel Hull

         2   Harry Johnson

       23   John Rice

         3   Chauncey Peck

       24   George Cross

         4   Isaac D. Johnson

       25   Josiah Classon

         5   John Thompson

       26   William Goslee

         6   Amos Peck

       27   Amos Finch Jnr.

         7   Isaac Buel

       28   Bruce C. Smith

         8   Elisha Thompson

       29   Weeks Rowley

         9   Ira Whitcomb

       30   Peter M. Pulver

       10   Elijah Moore

       31   Nathan Rowley

       11   Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh

       32   Daniel Rowley

       12   Nathan Applebee

       33   Jeremiah Martin

       13   Elijah Bushnel Jnr.

       34   Eliada Parker

       14   Barent Goes

       35   Christopher Deyo

       15   John Goes

       36   Oliver Coe

       16   Peter T. Vandeburgh

       37   Elihu Humphrey

       17   Jesse Goodsell

       38   Miles Johnson

       18   Salmon Richards

       39   Jacob Miller

       19   James Wiltsey

       40   Joshua Kibbee

       20   Daniel Griffin

       41   James Garrison

       21   John Banker

 

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The presiding officers after canvassing and estimating the ballots taken at the aforesaid Town election do declare the following persons to be elected to the offices set opposite their respective names—

Wm. Faulkner Jnr.

Supervisor

Henry Goslee

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel
Lewis Bushnel

Overseers of Poor

Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh
John Parker
George Miles

Assessors

Solomon Lament

Collector

Solomon Lament
Remus Mervin

Const.

George Mann
Robert Thompson
Eber Cornish

Comrs.
   Of
Highways

Eder Barnum
George Miles
James Thompson

Comrs.
Of
Schools

Horace V. Beach
Corydon Bushnel
Richard Gardiner

Inspectors of Schools

Town meeting dissolved

            A True Copy—Test.   H. Goslee, Town Clerk

New School District—No. 14th

We the undersigned commissioners of schools for the town of Lexington do hereby divide school district No. 9th by the Schoharry-kill running through the same, forming a new district of the north part of No. nine—New district bounded as follows Vis.  on the south by said kill including Jacob R. Schermerhorn  on the west by the town of Windham  on the north by school district No. 6th  east by District No. 4—said district is to be number 14—

Lexington  Oct. 11-1822                                James Thompson        }  Comrs. of
                                                                          Eder Barnum               }  Schools

A True copy   H. Goslee, Town Clerk


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Alteration of School district No. 3rd

The Comrs. of Common Schools of the Town of Lexington Divided District No. 3rd on the 26th of August last and annexed the south and east part of said District to District No. 13th in the town of Hunter—the division line is as follows—Beginning on the west line of Ethan Baileys land between him & Asahel Dickerman and running from thence northerly until it strikes the Town line at the corner of the road leading from Samuel Baldwin, to the East-kill a little north of the house of Levi Francis—

Dated Lexington                                           George Miles              }  Commissioners
Sept. 5-1822                                                   Eder Barnum              }  of Schools

            A True Copy—H. Goslee, Town Clerk

Highway Surveys—

Layed out 86 chains 95 links of road as follows—Beginning at a stake and stones that stands on the old highway that runs along the Schoharie kill thence north 2º 30’ W. 1 chain to a stake and stones thence north 6º W. 1 chain 50 links to a stake and stones thence north 32º E. 25 chains 90 links to a stake and stones thence N. 17º 45’ E. 4 chains to a stake and stones thence N. 49º  E. 4 chains 70 links to a stake and stones N. 32º E. 46 chains 60 links to a stake and stones thence north 15º 45’ east 10 chains 25 links to a stake and stones standing on the highway that runs along the mountain—

Lexington  Sept. 28-1822                               Robt. Thompson         }  Comrs. of
            Alonso Bushnel, Surveyor                Eber Cornish               }  Highways

A True copy  Test.   H. Goslee, Town Clerk


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Layed out the following road viz.  Beginning at a stake and stones standing on the old highway on the lot now occupied by Joseph B. Brooks thence N.76º 3 chains to a hemlock tree thence N. 85º E. 8 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 33º 15’ E. 10 chains to a birch stump thence south 31º 30’ E. 5 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 54º E. 4 chains 50 links to a stake and stones thence south 76º E. 8 chains to a stake and stones thence north 75º E. 13 chains 50 links to a beech sapling thence north 41º E. 9 chains to a maple tree thence N. 75º E. 3 chains 75 links to a beech tree thence N. 60º 30’ E. 5 chains 50 links to a stake and stones N. 34º 15’ E. 4 chains 25 links to a beech tree thence N. 63º 15’ E. 2 chains 50 links to a beech tree thence S. 7º E. 4 chains to a maple tree standing on the east side of the lot now occupied by Merchant B. Brooks containing in length 81 chains--                  

                                                                           Eber Cornish               }  Comrs. of
Lexington  Oct. 14, 1823                                Robert Thompson       }  Highways

            Alanson Bushnel, surveyor

                                    A True copy  Test.  H. Goslee, Town Clerk


Layed out the following road viz.  Beginning at a beech tree standing on the highway on the lot now occupied by John G. Vn. Valkenburgh thence S. 60º 30’ E. 14 chains to a beech tree thence S. 35º E. 4 chains to a maple sapling thence S. 68º 30’ east 14 chains to a stake and stones thence N. 65º E. 1 chain to a stake and stones standing on the old highway on the lot now occupied by Harry Hosford containing in length 33 chains--                                   

                                                                         Eber Cornish                }  Comrs. of
Lexington                                                       Robert Thompson       }  Highways
October 15, 1822
A. Bushnel, Surveyor

                                    A true copy  test.    H. Goslee, Town Clerk


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Layed out the following road beginning at a stake and stones standing on the old highway near David Forsters house thence S. 8º 15’ W. 12 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 8º E. 20 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 28º 45’ E. 40 chains to a beech tree thence S. 3º E. 10 chains to a beech sapling thence S. 9º W. 7 chains to a maple tree thence S. 3º E. 19 chains to a stake and stones thence south 24º 30’ W. 6 chains 50 links to a stake & stones thence S. 47º W. 4 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 1º W. 10 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 15º E. 2 chains to a stake and stones standing on the old Highway near Hezekiah Pettits house containing in length 187 chains—

Lexington                                                       Robert Thompson        }  Comrs.
Nov. 11-1822                                                  Eber Cornish                 }      of
Alanson Bushnel, Surveyor                        George Mann                }  Highways

            A true copy—Test.   H. Goslee, Town Clerk


We the undersigned commissioners of highways of the town of Lexington do hereby annex the road that runs between the farms of Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh and Robert Maben likewise between Wm. Falconer Jnr. and Solomon Lament—The lower end of the same as far up as the upper side of Solomon Laments farm to District No. 29 and the remaining part of said road to district No. 5th

Lexington                                                       Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
Feb. 18, 1823                                                   Eber Cornish                }      of
            A True copy                                       George Mann               }  Highways

                        Test.   H. Goslee, Town Clerk

We do hereby disanull the two first points of compass from David Forsters to George Crosses—The remainder to be a new District No. 44—

Lexington                                                       George Mann              }  Comrs.
Feb. 18, 1823                                                     Eber Cornish               }      of
            Test.                                                     Robert Thompson      }  Highways

                        H. Goslee, Town Clerk

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The undersigned commissioners of highways of the town of Lexington do hereby annex the road between Ralph Coes and John G. Vn. Valkenburghs to District No. 20th

Lexington                                                       Eber Cornish               }  Comrs.
Feb. 18, 1823                                                   George Mann              }      of
            A True Copy                                      Robert Thompson      }  Highways

                        Test.    H. Goslee, Town Clerk

The undersigned commissioners of highways of the Town of Lexington do hereby order that all that part of District No. 20th Beginning at or near James Forsters and from the east end of the same to its Junction with The Bush Kill road shall be a new district No. 42--        
           
                                                                    Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
Lexington                                                  George Mann              }      of
Feb. 18, 1823                                              Eber Cornish               }  Highways

            a true copy

                        Test.   H. Goslee, Town Clerk

We do make a new road district of that road Beginning at a lot of land owned by Joseph B. Brooks and ending at a lot now occupied by Merchant Brooks to be maintained 43rd--                                                               Eber Cornish               }  Comrs.

Lexington                                                       George Mann              }      of

Feb. 18, 1823                                                  Robert Thompson       }  Highways

            A true copy

                        Test.    Henry Goslee, Town Clerk


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Formation of School District No. 15th

The commissioners of common schools upon the application to them made by the proprietors of District No. 1st have divided said district & from the east part thereof have formed a new district which is No. 15th and is Bounded as follows  on the west by the west line of the farms of Benjamin Chase & Zepheniah Chase & running from thence northerly till it strikes the line of District No. 2nd from thence east to the north line of the farm of Jared Johnson & Eliada Parker thence to the north-west corner of the farm of Jacob Egbertson thence southerly on the west line of the said Egbertson to the top of the mountain south of the Schoharry Kill thence to the place of Beginning—

Feb. 25, 1823--                                               George Miles              }  Comrs. of
a true Copy  H. Goslee, Clk.                       Eder Barnum              }  Schools


Alteration of school District No. 3rd in Hunter

The Commissioners of common schools for the towns of Hunter & Lexington having divided school district No. 3rd in Hunter on the 22nd of February 1823 in the following manner—Beginning at the Northwest corner of the farm of Jacob Egbertson and running from thence in a straight line to the heights of the mountain south of the Schoharry-kill--                                             

                                                                        Abijah Griffin    }  Comrs.
                                                                        Eder Barnum     }      of
A true copy                                                   George Miles     }  Schools
Test.  H. Goslee, Town Clerk                     Daniel Stuer       }


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At the annual town meeting held at the house of Harry Hosford on the first Tuesday of March 1823

                                                                        Weeks Rowley            }  Justices
                                                                        Elijah Bushnel Jnr.     }
                                                                        Zadock Pratt Jnr.        }  presiding

Resolved that Stephen Butler be discharged from a Judgt. at the suit of the overseers of the poor—

Resolved that there be one collector two constables & three assessors chosen for said Town the ensuing year—

Resolved that Ebenezar Johnson be sealer of weights & measures—

Resolved that Tenant Peck, Eber Cornish, Amos Peck, Nathan Appleby, Bennajah Rice, Ezra Pratt, Robert Mabin, Nathan Rowley, Joel Ford, William Parker & Abraham Vn. Valkenburgh be fence viewers the ensuing year—

Resolved that there be three hundred Dollars raised by tax on the inhabitants of said town for the use of the poor—

Resolved that the overseers dispose of the poor at publick sale—

Resolved that it is the wishes of the freeholders & inhabitants of said town that the supervisors of said county provide a house of industry for the accommodation of the poor—

Resolved that the next annual town meeting be held at the house now occupied by David Dopp—

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Resolved that if any horses or meat cattle shall be found running at large within one fourth of a mile of any meeting house, tavern, or store during the months of December, January, February or March the owner of the same shall be liable to pay the sum of fifty cents per head for every such horse or meat cattle so running at large to be collected in the name of the Supervisor & paid over in to the hands of the overseers of the poor for the use of the poor—

Overseers of Highways

No. 1  West Chase

16.  Tenant Peck

31.  Lewis Bushnel

       2  Harry Hosford

17.  John Johnstone

32.  John Cline

       3  Chauncey Peck

18.  Wm. Everdon

33.  ------  ------

       4  Alvin Ford

19.  James Wiltsey

34.  Eliada Parker

       5  Jacob Vn. Hoesen

20.  Joseph B. Brooks

35.  Christopher Deyo

       6  Elisha Bailey

21.  John Banker

36.  Zadock Pratt Jnr.

       7  Henry Goslee

22.  Remus Merwin

37.  Elihu Humphrey

       8  Isaac P. Thompson

23.  Alanson Holcomb

38.  Miles Johnson

       9  Norman Tichnor

24.  Stephen Valentine

39.  Henry G. Miller

     10  Henry Ward

25.  Josiah Classon

40.  Joshua Kibbe

     11  Darius Briggs Jnr.

26.  William Goslee

41.  James Garrison

     12  Jehoakim G. Vn. Valkenburgh

27.  John Parker

42.  James Forster

     13  Anson Bushnel

28.  Cornelius Chrispell

43.  Merchant Brooks

     14  Philo Bushnel

29.  Robert Mabin

44.  George Cross

     15  C. C. Schermerhorn

30.  Benjamin Kipp

 

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William Faulkner Jnr.

Supervisor

Henry Goslee

Town Clerk

John Parker
George Miles
Jacob A. Vn. Valkenburgh

Assessors

 

Solomon Lament

Collector

Solomon Lament
Remus Merwin

Constables

Isaac Buel
Lewis Bushnel

Overseers of Poor

George Mann
Tenant Peck
Robert Thompson

Comrs. of Highways

George Miles
Jacob Miller

Comrs. of Schools

Luke Olds
Oliver Coe
Corydon Bushnel

Inspectors of Common Schools

Town meeting dissolved                    a true copy  H. Goslee, Clk.

Luke Olds appointed a Comr. of Schools by the Justices—

Alverd Smith appointed an Inspector of Schools by Justices—

Nathaniel Hull overseer of road District No. 22nd in the place of Remus Merwin removed from said District—

We the undersigned do order the highway recorded at page 31st to be numbered 38—

Likewise the road running from the aforesaid highway to the corners of Lots 5, 6, 15, 16 of which one is now in possession of Cyrus Smalling to be annexed to No. 38

Also the road running from John G. Vn. Valkenburghs to Ralph Coes & formerly annexed to District No. 20 be & the same is hereby annexed to District No. 39—

Lexington   March 19, 1824                           Robt. Thompson         }  Comrs.
                                                                          Tenant Peck                 }       of
a true Copy                                                     George Mann               }  Highways

Test.  H. Goslee, Town Clk.


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 The undersigned having been called on by twelve freeholders on oath to disannul the road commencing near the dwelling house of Robert Mabin & running from thence to the highway that leads from the house of Robert Thompson by James G. Millers, and deeming it just and proper that the said request be granted, we do hereby disannul the said road and order the same to be recorded

                        Given under our hands at Lexington this 21st day of July 1823

                                                                        George Mann              }  Comrs. of
A true Copy  H. Goslee, Town Clerk       Robert Thompson       }  Highways


New School District No. 16th

Beginning at the County line south of the house of Uriah Brooks & running northwardly on a ridge of land east of said Brooks Lewis Garrison & others till it strikes the southwest corner of of (sic) Jacob Millers farm thence along the west line of said farm to the centre line of George Stephensons patent, thence westerly along said line until it strikes the county line then along said line to the place of beginning—

Lexington   January 1, 1824                           Jacob Miller   }  Comrs. of
            A true Copy                                        Luke Olds       }  Schools

            H. Goslee, Town Clk.


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At a special town meeting held pursuant to notice at the house of David Dopp the 30th of January 1824

Present:  Elijah Bushnel Jnr.  Justice of the Peace

                Henry Goslee           Town Clerk

Resolved unanimously that we disapprove of any part of the Town of Lexington being set off to a new County—

Resolved that Aaron Bushnel Eder Barnum & Bruce C. Smith be a committee to forward the foregoing resolve to the legislature—

Resolved that this meeting is dissolved—

            Test.  Henry Goslee, Town Clerk


Highway Surveys—

Layed out the following road Beginning at the south side of the old highway District No. 20 thence S. 70º E. 19 chains 25 links to a stake and stones thence s. 86º 30’ 15 chains to a stake and stones thence N. 71º E. 2 chains to a stake and stones thence South 73º E. 14 chains to a maple tree thence north 54º E. 4 chains to a maple tree thence up on the north bank of the Brook as it winds and turns 32 chains to a beech tree thence N. 54º E. 2 chains 50 links to a hemlock tree thence N. 38º E. 9 chains to a maple tree be and the same is hereby made a new road district No. 42 and that the road recorded page 41 & marked B. be and the same is hereby disannulled—

Lexington  Feb. 17th 1824                              Robt. Thompson         }  Comrs.
a true Copy                                                      George Mann              }      of
            H. Goslee, Town Clk.                         Tenant Peck                 }  Highways


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Layed out the following Road Beginning at the end of a branch of District No. 38 at the corner of lots No. 5, 6, 15, 16 thence N. 57º 30’ west 40 chains to a beech tree marked H. Be a new district No. 33 together with survey recorded in town book Page 32nd and marked E.

Lexington                                                       Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
Dec. 15, 1823                                                  Tenant Peck                  }      of
A True copy                                                    George Mann              }  Highways

            Test.  H. Goslee, Clk.


Altered the following road beginning at the corner of farm roads near John G. Vn. Valkenburghs barn thence north 64º 30’ W. 10 chains 75 links to intersect the old road—Also another alteration beginning at the same corner as above mentioned thence S. 65º 30’ E. 10 chains to intersect the old road—

Dec. 13, 1823                                                  Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
            a true copy                                         Tenant Peck                }      of
Attest--  Henry Goslee, Town Clk.            George Mann              }  Highways

Layed out the following private road for John Barker Beginning at the corner of lots No. 11 and 13 thence north 31º E. 11 chains 50 links to a stake & stones standing at the corner of lot No. 13 said road is two rods wide & shall be know as district No. 45—

a true copy                                                      Robert Thompson       }  Comrs. of
Test—H. Goslee, Town Clk.                          Tenant Peck                }  Highways

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Layed out the following Road beginning at the east side of the old Highway Dist. No. 21 south of Lewis Garrisons house thence S. 57º E. 59 chains 30 links to the north side of the highway Dist. No. 16 near the old school house be and the same is hereby annexed to district No. 21—

Feb. 17, 1824                                                         Robert Thompson       }  Comrs. of
A true copy     Henry Goslee, Town Clerk     Tenant Peck                  }  Highways


Layed out the following road beginning at a beech sapling standing on the east line of Stephensons patten (sic) and lot No. 10 thence N. 87º 30’ W. 15 chains to a beech tree thence 70º 30’ W. 4 chains to a stake & stones thence north 59 west 2 chains 35 links to a stake & stones thence south 32º 30’ W. 13 chains to a beech tree thence South 73º W. 10 chains to a stake & stones thence S. 70º W. 9 chains to a maple tree thence N. 70º W. 6 chains to a beech tree thence S. 73º W. 3 chains to a stake & stones thence N. 41º W. 4 chains 60 links to an iron wood tree thence N. 28º W. 2 chains to a stake and stones thence north 63º W. 2 chains to a stake and stones thence north 63º W. 2 chains to a stake and stones thence N. 51º W. 6 chains to the south side of the old highway District No. 20 be & the same is hereby made a new district No. 46—

Alanson Bushnel, Survr.                                 Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
Feb. 17, 1824                                                      Tenant Peck                 }      of
a true copy                                                        George Mann               }  Highways

            Test—H. Goslee, Town Clk.—

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            The undersigned Comrs. of highways of the town of Lexington do hereby order that all that part of District No. 29 north of the line between Nathan Applebee & Roswell Brooks be & the same is hereby made a new District No. 47—

A true copy                                                     Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
attest                                                                Tenant Peck                  }      of
            H. Goslee, Town Clk.                        George Mann               }  Highways

The undersigned do hereby extend road District No. 5th down to the north line of of (sic) a piece of woods owned by Solomon Lament—

Lexington                                                       Robert Thompson       }  Comrs.
Feb. 17, 1824                                                  George Mann               }      of
a true copy                                                      Tenant Peck                }  Highways

attest    H. Goslee, Town Clk.

The undersigned Commissioners of highways of the town of Lexington do hereby make a new road District commencing at the east end of the bridge near Wyllys Hosfords house and embracing all the east part of road District No. 8—said new District to be No. 48

Lexington                                                          George Mann              }  Comrs.
a true copy                                                        Tenant Peck                 }      of
attest    H. Goslee, Town Clerk                      Robt. Thompson         }  Highways

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At the annual town meeting held at the house of David Dopp on the first Tuesday of March 1824        

                                                                        Weeks Rowley            }
                                                                        Elijah Bushnell Jnr.    }  Justices Presiding
                                                                        Zadock Pratt Jnr.        }

                                                                                    Henry Goslee, town Clerk

Resolved that the Sum of $350. be raised the present year for the Support of the Poor—

Resolved that there be two constables  one collector

Resolved that there be 3 assessors

Resolved that Ebenezer Johnson be Sealer of Weights & Measures

Resolved that the fence viewers Remain as last year with the exception of Benjamin Dewey in the Room Nathan Applebee

Overseers of Highways

No. 1  Samuel Peck

17.  Nicholas Gass Jnr.

33.  Cyrus Smalling

       2  Theophilis Peck

18.  Wm. Everden

34.  Jared Johnson

       3  Orran Peck

19.  James Wiltsee

35.  Christopher Deyoe

       4  Isaac D. Johnson

20.  Daniel Griffin

36.  David Johnson Jnr.

       5  James G. Miller

21.  Danl. Morrison

37.  Elihue Humphrey

       6  Luther Ford

22.  Chester Hull Jnr.

38.  Reubin Baker

       7  Alvah Baily

23.  Ira Rice

39.  Jacob Miller

       8  Daniel Merwin

24.  John Wood

40.  Joshua Kibbe

       9  Israel Whitcomb

25.  Josiah Classen

41.  Daniel Lawrence

     10  Solomon Lament

26.  Caleb Parker

42.  Lewis Beers

     11  Darius Briggs Jnr.

27.  Wm. Parker

43.  Merchant Brooks

     12  Jacob D. Schermehorn

28.  Jeremiah Martin

44.  George Cross

     13  John Newton

29.  Cornelius Decker

45.  John Barker

     14  Henry Classon

30.  Benjamin Kipp

46.  Tho. Swartwout

     15  John Goes

31.  Eder Barnum

47.  Ralph Coe

     16  Jno. P. Vn. Valkenberg

32.  Henry Miller

48.  John (crossed out)

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William Faulkner Jnr.

Supervisor

Bruce C. Smith

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel
Jacob A. Vanvalkenburg
John Parker

Assessors

Solomon Lament

Collector

Remus Merwin
Solomon Lament

Constables

Amos Rice
Corodon Bushnell
Lewis Beers

Inspectors of Common Schools

Isaac Buel
Eder Barnum

Overseers of Poor

Tenant Peck
Orran Johnson
Benjamin Kipp

Comrs. of Highway

Luke Olds
Jacob Miller
Oliver Coe

Comrs. of Schools

Resolved That Widow Mary Cornish be exempt from taxation the present year

Resolved That the next annual town meeting be held at the house David Dopps

Town meeting Disolved

attest   a true Copy                                         Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Lexington  March 2, 1824

We order that part of District No. 29 Viz. from the Bridge over the Schoharrie Kill Near the Store of Bruce C. Smith and East including all West of the Mill Road by Mr. Bray’s to be Sett off in a District No. 28

A true Copy                                                    Robert Thompson       }  Comrs. of
Bruce C. Smith, town Clerk                           Tenant Peck                }  Highway


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Layed out the following Road Begginning at a Beach stump standing at the corner of the Roads and between the houses of Jesse Lockwood and Peter J. Vandeburg—Thence N. 66º E. 10 Chains to a beach stump thence N. 47º E. 10 chains to a Beach tree thence N. 72º E. 4 chains to a beach tree thence N. 60º E. 5 chains 60 links to a beach tree thence N. 50º E. 10 chains to a beach Sapling thence N. 68º E. 10 chains to a beach tree thence N. 60º 30’ E. 6 chains to a beach tree thence N. 70º E. 9 chains to a birch tree thence N. 58º E. 6 chains to a beach tree thence N. 52º E. 9 chains 50 links to a birch tree thence N. 44º 30’ E. 11 chains 50 links to a Beach tree thence N. 66º E. 7 chains to a Rock thence N. 65º E. 14 chains to a birch tree thence N. 68º 3 chains to a maple tree thence N. 51º E. 4 chains to a maple tree thence N. 19º E. 4 chains to a Rock thence N. 4º W. 7 chains to a beach thence N. 12º W. 3 chains to a birch tree thence 20º E. 12 chains to a beach tree thence N. 39º E. 10 chains to a maple tree thence N. 85º E. 7 chains to a beach tree on the top of the mountain thence S. 22º 30’ E. 3 chains to a maple stub thence South 4 chains to a maple tree thence N. 35º E. 6 chains to a maple tree thence 43º E. 10 chains to a maple tree thence N. 75º E. 4 chains to a beach sapling thence 89º E. 8 chains to a beach stub thence S. 34º E. 7 chains to a beach sapling thence S. 78º E. 10 chains to a poplar sapling thence East 11 chains to a beach tree thence S. 31º E. 2 chains to a beach sapling thence N. 76º E. 5 chains to a beach sapling thence S. 60º E. 13 chains to a pile of stones thence S. 2º E. 4 chains to intersect the old Highway near Jacob Angles house—

We order the same to be recorded & to be a new District no. 59 and a copy of the same set up               

                                                                         Robert Thompson       }  Comrs. of
Feby 27, 1824                                                  Tenant Peck                 }  Highway

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor

            attest   A true Copy    Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


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Altered the following Road beginning at a Stake & Stones standing on the South side of the old Highway District No. 30 near Peter M. Pulvers barn and runs from thence S. 30º 30” E. 16 chains to a Poplar Sapling thence S. 55º E. 3 chains to a birch Sapling thence S. 46º E. 2 chains to a birch Sapling thence up the Schoarriekill as it winds & turns on the North Bank 47 chains 40 links to a poplar tree thence S. 70º E. 8 chains 50 links to intersect the old Highway at the North corner of John Clevers land—

and we order the same to be posted

Lexington                                                       Tenant Peck                }  Comrs. of
March 26, 1824                                              Benjamin Kipp            }  Highway

Recorded April 12th 1824

A true copy     attest   Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Altered the following road beginning at a hemlock stump standing on the West side of the road formerly layed out and Runs from thence S. 2º 30” West 4 chains to a stake and stones thence S. 23º W. 11 chains to intersect the old Highway west of Hezikiah Pettits house                    

                                                                          Tenant Peck                }  Comrs. of
Lexington   March 26-1824                           Benjamin Kipp           }  Highway

A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


District No 17th Bounded as follows Beginning at the head of Elk Creek thence over to the head of Emery Brook thence along the same Stream to the county line thence along the county line until the farm and house of Daniel Griffin which he now occupies is included the line running from thence so as to include the farm & Dwellings  Timothy Tyler  Joseph B. Brooks  Roswell Brooks  Thomas Holcott and Cornelius Vanvalkenburgh from thence to the place of beginning

Recorded May 10th 1824                                Jacob Miller   }  Comrs.
a true Copy     Bruce C. Smith                      Oliver Coe      }  of Schools

            attest   Town Clerk


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Alteration made in District No 12th the following inhabitants annexed the line Running so as to include Jacob Miller the line running thence so as to include all the inhabitants in the Stephenson  Pattent

June 7th 1824                                                                   Luke Olds       }  Comrs.
attest   a true copy      Bruce C. Smith, town clerk    Oliver Coe      }  of Schools


Alteration made in District No. 17th the following inhabitants annexed to said District the line running so as to include Nathan Aplebie  Tenant Peck  Johoakim Vanvalkenburg  & James Dentow

June 17th 1824                                                                 Luke Olds       }  Comrs.
A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              Oliver Coe      }  of Schools


Layed out the following Road Beginning at a Stake & Stone Standing on the S.W. side of the old highway a few rods East of Capt. Amos C. Treats house and runs from thence N. 78º W. 4 Chains 40 links to a stake and stones thence S. 19º W. 8 chains 40 links to a stake and stones thence S. 69º W. 7 chains a maple tree thence S. 43º W. 6 chains to a beech sapling thence S. 32º W. 150 chains to a basswood sapling thence S. 20º W. 18 chains to a maple sapling thence S. 93 chains to a beach tree thence N. 45º W. 40 chains to a beach tree thence S. 53º W. 51 chains to a maple tree marked county line thence running in the county of Ulster 41 chains in a North West Direction to a birch tree Marked Ulster County on the S. Side and Greene County on the North side thence N. 15º W. 12 chains to a beach tree thence S. 61º W. 12 chains 50 links to a stake and stones standing on the line of the aforesaid County being in length 5 miles 44 chains

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                          Tenant Peck                }  Com. of
June 15th 1824                                                   Benjamin Kipp           }  Highway

                                                Attest  Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


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Altered the following highways viz:  that part of District 28 East of the Barn occupied by Henry Hammehen annexed to District No. 1—

Also 60 Rods of the cross roads in No. 20 annexed to District No. 16—

Also that part of District No. 32 from the Brook west of Amos C. Treats and 2 ½ miles of the New Road through the Big Hollow annexed to District No. 13—

Feby 23, 1825                                                             Tenant Peck                }  Comr. of
A true copy                                                                Benjamin Kipp           }

attest   Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk                          Orrin Johnson             }  Highway

Altered the following Road beginning at a stake & stones standing on the north side of the old highway on the land of Miron Clark and about four chains East from a pine stump commonly called three Brother thence South 80º E. as the Needle now points 10 chains 75 links to a stake & stones about 1 chain 50 links N.E. from the old Log house belonging to John Newton intersecting the old Highway and we order the same to be posted

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                          Tenant Peck                }  Com. of
Recorded Feby 25th 1825                                Benjamin Kipp           }  Highway

            a true copy      attest   Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk

We order that part of the New Road through the Deep Hollow (commonly called) that lies within the county of Green to be a new District No. 49     

Feb. 23, 1825                                                  Tenant Peck                }  Comrs. of
            A true copy     Bruce C. Smith        Benjamin Kipp           }
                                    Town Clerk                Orran Johnson           }  Highway

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At the annual Town Meeting held at the house of David Dopps Tuesday the first day of March 1825       

                                                                         Wicks Rowley                        }  Justices
                                                                         Elijah Bushnell Jnr.               }
                                                                         Henry Goslee                         }  Presiding

                                                            Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk

Resolved that the Sum of two hundred and fifty dollars be raised the ensuing year for the Support of the poor—

Resolved That the Supervisor and town Clerk together with such other person as they shall appoint shall constitute a committee to investigate the subject of  lands in said town said to have been twice assessed and collected.

Resolved That the Supervisor Shall cause such sum or sums as may be found to have been twice billed and collected to be raised and paid over to the proper owner or [owners] of such lands—

Resolved that Ebenezer Johnson be Sealer of weights & measures—

Resolved that there be but Six fence viewers the present year

Resolved that Nathan Applebee, Jeremiah Menton, Nathan Rowley, John Frint, Orran Johnson, George Mann be the Same—

Resolved that the Sealers of Weights & Measures shall proven a Standard brass yard and a Suitable sett weights to try Steel yards by—

Resolved that the next annual town meeting be held at the house now occupied by David Dopp—

Resolved That there be but two constables in said town the ensuing year—

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Overseers of Highway

No.   1  David Dopp

25  Wm. Webster

         2  Ebenezer Johnson

26  Wm. Goslee

         3  Orran Peck

27  Abraham Finch

         4  Asahail Dickerman

28  William Faulkner Jnr.

         5  John J. Vandeburg

29  Joel Ford

         6  Luman Squires

30  Silas Fowler

         7  Joel Dickerman

31  Lewis Bushnell

         8  Abel Holcomb

32  Benjamin Dewey

         9  John Maher

33  Cyrus Smalling

       10  James More

34  Abner Johnson

       11  Ephraim Dunshamb

35  Christopher Deyoe

       12  Darius Briggs

36  David Johnson Jnr.

       13  Aaron Bushnell

37  Elihue Humphrey Jnr.

       14  Miron Clark

38  Miles Johnson

       15  Corns. E. Schermerhorn

39  John G. Vanvalkenburgh

       16  Wm. Vanvalkenburg

40  Henry J. Ford

       17  Duncan Gass

41  Gilbert Griffin

       18  John Decker

42  Jacob Turk

       19  James Wiltse

43  Reuben Avrey

       20  Thomas Holcott

44  George Cross

       21  Uriah Brooks

45  John Banker

       22  Nathaniel Hull

46  Abraham G. Pelham

       23  Stephen W. Atwater

47  Nathan Applebee

       24  Wm. Vanhousen

48  John W. Thompson

 

49  William Mossier

 

William Faulkner Jnr.

Supervisor

Bruce C. Smith

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel
Jacob A. Vanvalkenburg
John Parker

Assessors

George Mann
Tenant Peck
David Dopp

Comrs. of Highway

 

Luke Olds
Jacob Miller
Ralph Coe

Comrs. of Schools

Solomon Lament

Collector

Solomon Lament
Horace V. Beach

Constables

Isaac Buel
Eder Barnum

Overseers of Poor

Elisha Bailey
Robert Webber
Corydon Bushnell

Inspectors of Schools

Attest a true copy       Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Page 77

Alteration of School District No. 10 Beginning at the East line of John G. Vanvalkenburgh & the East line of Tenant Pecks farm thence to take the west part of George Stephensons Pattent to the county line and to include the farms of Jehoakin P. Williams & John A. VanValkenburghs & James Denton

Lexington       March 26th 1825                     Jacob Miller    }  Comrs. of
            Attest a True Copy                             Ralph Coe       }  Schools

                        Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk

Alteration of District No. 13 to be continued South on the Creek Road so far as to include Nathan Applebee farm

Lexington       March 26th 1825                                     Jacob Miller   }  Comrs. of
A True Copy   Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              Ralph Coe       }  Schools

Alteration of School District No. 8 to be Extended so far South East as to include the house of John Cline

Also District No. 11 to continue so West as to include the house of Jeremiah B. Coger

Dated at Lexington this 10th Day of Sept 1825             Jacob Miller   }  Comrs. of
Attest a true copy       Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk     Luke Olds       }  Schools

            Lexington       Decr 19th 1825


To the town clerk of the town of Lexington

We hereby Notify you of the Dissolution of School District No. 10th which is annexed to district No. 13th and wish you to Record the Same   Ralph Coe       }  Comr. of

A true Copy    Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              Jacob Miller   }  Schools


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Layed out the following Road Beginning at a stake and stones standing on the line between Lexington & Windham and runs from thence S. 77º E. 14 chains 23 links to a hemlock tree thence S. 29º E. 10 chains 10 links to a hemlock tree thence S. 35º E. 11 chains 90 links to hemlock tree thence s. 26º E. 6 chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 17º 30” E. 4 chains to a maple tree—thence S. 2º E. 4 chains 10 links to a hemlock thence S. 15º E. 5 chains 80 links to a Beech sapling thence S. 39º 30” E. 5 chains 30 links to a hemlock stump thence S. 27º E. 3 chains 40 links to a Birch tree—thence s. 55º E. 13 chains to a stake & stones thence S. 65º E. 10 chains 75 links—thence S. 19º E. 7 chains 50 links to a hemlock tree where it intersects the old Highway District No. 19

Lexington       Decr. 3rd 1825


Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                        Tenant Peck    }  Com. of
A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              David Dopp    }  Highway

Altered a part of Road District No. 39 as follows     Beginning at a stake & stones standing on the north side of the old Highway District 47 thence S. 81º W. 4 chains to a stake & stones thence N. 33º 30” W. 4 chains 50 links to a stake & stones which intersects the old highway District No. 39--                 

                                                                                        David Dopp     }  Com.
Alanson Bushnell       Decr. 6th 1825                         George Mann  }    of
            Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk                          Tenant Peck     }  Highway


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Altered that part of Road District No. 39 as follows             Beginning at a Beech tree standing at the fork of the two Roads which leads to Redkill thence S. 79º E. 6 ½ chains to a beech tree thence S. 86º E. 4 chains 20 links to a Birch tree thence S. 73º E. 3 chains to a maple tree thence N. 88º E. 3 chains to a maple tree thence S. 75º E. 4 chains to a beech tree thence S. 64º E. 2 chains 40 links to a maple tree thence S. 54º E. 4 chains to a beech tree and after running 8 chains along the old Road and across a Bridge to an ironwood sapling thence S. 29º E. 4 chains to a Beech tree thence S. 58º E. 26 chains to a Beech tree thence S. 15º E. 4 ½ chains to intersect the old Highway District No. 39

A. Bushnell, Surveyor                                                David Dopp    }  Com.
Decr 7th 1825                                                               George Mann  }     of
            Bruce C. Smith, town Clerk                          Tenant Peck    }  Highway


Altered a part of the fly mountain road where it is now worked Beginning at a beech tree standing on the old route as it was formerly layed out—thence S. 85º W. 12 chains to a beech stump & stones thence N. 75º W. 5 ½ chains to a beech tree thence S. 75º W. 5 ½ chains to a stake & stones—thence S. 49º W. 12 chains to a beech stump thence S. 58º W. 10 chains to a beech stump—thence s. 53º W. 18 chains to a beech sapling thence S. 66º W. 16 chains to a beech tree thence S. 60º W. 8 chains to a maple stump thence S. 67º W. 9 chains to a birch stub thence S. 55º W. 3 chains to a beech stub thence S. 45º W. 16 chains to a white maple stub thence S. 51º W. 3 ½ chains to a maple tree standing at the fork of the Road

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                      Tenant Peck    }  Com.
            Decr 6th 1825                                                    George Mann  }     of
                        Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              David Dopp    }  Highway


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Layed out the following road Beginning at a stake and stones standing on the East side of the old Highway District No. 4 thence N. 35º E. 10 chains to a pile of stones thence N. 10º 30” East 4 chains 30 links to intersect the old Highway District No. 7 at a stake & stones                                                  George Mann  }  Com. of

Lexington       Feby 17th 1826                        David Dopp    }  Highway

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor              A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Alteration of Sunday Road Districts made 21st day of Feby 1826 Viz—District No. 20 to continue to Nathan Applebees Barn—

District No. 47 to continue from Nathan Applebees barn to the top of the Beach Ridge Mountain

Made a New District No. 50 beginning at the corner a little East from Nathan Rowley house and to continue to the top of Beach Ridge Mountain to intersect District No. 47—

Made a New District No. 51 to begin at the town line between Windham & Lexington and to continue the same to intersect District No. 18—

Annexed that part of District No. 19 East of Sullivan Chaffee including the bridge across the Brook to District No. 18—

Added a new Road to District No. 7 beginning a little west of Isaac D. Johnsons and Runs through a small piece of wood and intersects District No. 7

                                                            Tenant Peck    }  Com. of
                                                            David Dopp    }  Highway

            A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


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Made a Road District beginning at a stump standing on the Division line of Lot No. 41 thence N. 50º E. 1 chain to a pile of stones thence N. 27 E. 8 chains to a stake & stones thence N. 5 chains 80 links to a stake & stones thence N. 61º E. 3 chains 50 links to a stake & stones thence N. 44º E. 2 chains to a stake & stones thence S. 86º E. 1 chains 75 links to the South Bank of the Schoharrie-kill thence N. 60º E. to intersect the old Highway near John Laments house—No. 52

Feby 27, 1826                                                                  Tenant Peck    }  Comr. of
A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              David Dopp    }  Highway


At the annual town meeting held at the house of Amos W. Gates on Tuesday the 7th day of March 1826      

                                                                            Elijah Bushnell            }  Justices
Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk                          Henry Goslee              }  Presiding

Resolved That the sum of two hundred dollars be Raised the present year for the support of the Poor—

Resolved That if any Persons shall take and kill a full grown fox within the town of Lexington they shall be entitled to twenty five cents bounty & half of that sum for a young one upon taking the skin before a Justice of the Peace and making oath to the same being killed within said town.  The justice to crop the ears and give a certificate

Resolved That Ebenezer Johnson be Sealer of Weights & Measures

Resolved That the fence viewers be same as last year

Resolved That the Bounty on wolves be twenty dollars

Resolved That there be three assessors, one collector & two Constables the Ensuing year

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            Resolved That the next annual town meeting be held at the house of Jeremiah Martins in Lexington

Overseers of Highway

No. 1  Luke Olds

27  William Parker

       2  George Mann

28  William Faulkner Jnr.

       3  Joel Wolcott

29  Joel Ford

       4  Ezekiel Towner

30  Jacob Cross

       5  John Thompson

31  Lewis Bushnell

       6  Wm. Osborn

32  John Cole

       7  Isaac Buel

33  Cyrus Smalling

       8  Abel Holcomb

34  George W. Fiero

       9  Reuben Woolcott

35  Christopher Deyoe

     10  Solomon Lament

36  Oliver Coe

     11  Darius Brigg Jnr.

37  William Cole

     12  Jacob D. Schermerhorn

38  Reuben Baker

     13  Amos C. Treat

39  Eli Ellis

     14  Miron Clark

40  Henry J. Ford

     15  Corn. E. Schermerhorn

41  Gilbert Griffin

     16  Tenant Peck

42  Jacob Turk

     17  John Dickens

43  Merchant Brooks

     18  John Stickles

44  George Cross

     19  Sullivan Chaffee

45  John Banker

     20  Daniel Griffin

46  Cornelius Vanvalkenburgh

     21  Lewis Garrison

47  Jesse Lockwood

     22  Nathaniel Hull

48  Wyllys Hosford

     23  Orran Johnson

49  Martin Vosburgh

     24  John Vanhouson

50  Cornelius Decker

     25  Josiah Closson

51  William Higgins

     26  Harry Wilcox

52  David W. Foster

 

William Faulkner Jnr.

Supervisor

Bruce C. Smith

Town Clerk

Isaac Buel
Eder Barnum

Overseers of Poor

Jacob A. Vanvalkenburgh
John Parker
Henry Goslee

Assessors

Luman Squire
Tenant Peck
Samuel Peck Jnr.

Com. of Highway

Jacob Miller
Oliver Coe
James Smith

Com. of Schools

Solomon Lament

Collector

Solomon Lament
David Johnson Jnr.

Constables

Amos Rice
Benjamin F. Johnson
James Smith

Inspectors of Schools

Page 83

We the commissioners of Highway in the town of Lexington do certify that we have disannulled the old road over the fly mountain from the Spring near what is called the Stonney hill to the next road intersecting near Jesse Locwoods house and order the same to be recorded        

                                                                         Luman Squire }  Comr. of
May 31st 1826                                                 Tenant Peck    }  Highway

            A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Altered Road District No.14 & 15 as follows                       Beginning at a pine stump standing on the North side of the old highway District No. 15 thence S. 86º W. 3 chains 40 links thence thence (sic) West 5 chains 70 links to a point 10 links South Easterly from a pine Sapling cornered thence N.69º W. 9 chains 50 links to a stake & stones thence N. 54º 15” West 14 chains 16 links to a stake & stones standing on the brink of a ridge thence with the said Ridge on the brink thereof in a northeasterly Direction 5 chains to a stake & stones standing on the East side of Henry Classons garden thence N. 59º W. 3 chains to a stake & stones standing on the Northeasterly side of the old Highway District No. 14 where it intersects the old highway the above alteration is Layed out 4 rods wide and Surveyed in the Center

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                                  Luman Squire }  Com.
Lexington July 3rd 1826                                                          Tenant Peck     }     of
            A true Copy    Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk            Samuel Peck    }  Highway

Page 84

Bounds of the town of Lexington in the County of Greene

Beginning at the Southwest corner of the county being also the Southwest corner of Great Lot No. 20 of the Hardenburgh patent in the north bounds of Great lot No. 8 of Said Pattent and runs thence along the bounds thereof

S. 58º E. 640 Chains to the Southeast corner of Great Lot No. 22 the Southwest of the town of Hunter thence along the west bounds thereof the East bounds of Said lot 22

N. 33.00 E. 9.87 to a Stake & Stones Standing in the height of land Batavia and the South mountain Settlement and runs thence on said height of Land

N. 39.00 W. 13.50

N. 40.00 W. 40.00

N. 60.00 W. 11.50 to a beech tree cornered

West 9.00

S. 67.00 W. 9.70 to a cherry corner tree

S. 39.00 W. 8.30 to a beech tree cornered

West 70--  to a beech tree cornered

N. 53.00 W. 8.00 to a beech tree cornered

N. 45.00 W. 14.00 to a maple tree cornered

N. 75.00 W. 22.40 to a rock maple tree cornered

S. 77.00 W. 7.00

N. 80.00 W. 13.40

S. 80.00 W. 18.00

S. 47.00 W. 8.40

S. 76.00 W. 15 to a small red oak tree cornered

N. 83..00 W. 186.00 to a beech corner tree on the hight West of the road linking from Fetters to Holcombs

S. 57.00 W. 14.00 to a small beech tree cornered

S. 42.00 W. 9.08

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S. 76.00 W. 13.00 to a Rock Maple tree cornered

West    27.00 to a Rock maple tree cornered

S. 63.00 W. 40.00 to a Beach tree cornered

N. 10.00 W. 6.00 to a maple tree marked

N. 40.00 W. 12.40

N. 75.00 W. 30.00 to a Birch tree cornered

West 15

N. 10. W. 12

N. 28.00 W. 16 to a small Beech tree Cornered & marked W.I.

N. 55.00 W. 14.00 to a hemlock tree cornered

N. 80.00 W. 90.00 to the East bounds of Greene Co. no 20 thence along the Same

S. 33.00 W. 50.00 to a Stone Standing on the East Bank of the Schoharriekill the (crossed out) between divisions No. 42 and 43 of Same Great lot No. 20 thence—

West    330.00 to the East bounds of Delaware County thence along the Same

S. 33.00 W. 475 to the place of Beginning—

August 1st 1826         (???)  John Kiersted

Layed out the following highway 4 rods wide through Isaac Johnson land as follows            Beginning at a beach stump marked & Stones around it thence North 30º E. 7 chains 30 links to a hemlock sapling cornered thence N. 58º 11 chains to intersect the East kill road 50 links from the north corner of a stone wall which [encloses?] said Isaac Johnsons orchard and we order the same to be recorded

                                                                            Luman Squire             }  Comr. of
Lexington       October 18th 1826                   Samuel Peck Jnr.        }  Highway

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor

            A true Copy    Test.    Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Page 86

That part of Road District No. 20 leading from the house of Christopher Angle to the division line between said Angle and Cornelius Baker is hereby disannulled

            Also that part of District No. 20 from the line between Thomas Holcott & Nathan Applebee to said Applebee Barn be set off and annexed to District No. 47—Also to extend district No. 44 so as to include Nathan Frint District No. 24—also that part of District No. 39 including John G. Vanvalkenburgh in district No. 16 that Christopher Angle & Peter L. ??? be a new district including the road from District no. 35 to the fly mountain Road

dated Feby 20th 1827

The above alterations are by order of the commission         Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Highway Survey

Layed out the following Road beginning on the highway and opposite the barn of George Cross at a pile of stones thence north 7º E. 3 chains 65 links to a pile of stones thence N. 40º E. 10 chains thence N. 31º E. 15 chains to intersect the highway at a Rock being on the South side of the old highway District No. [blank]

Dated Lexington  April 4th 1826                                          Tenant Peck         }  Comr. of
            A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk           Samuel Peck Jnr.}  Highway

Recorded Feby 24th 1826


Page 87

Highway Survey

Layed out the following road four rods wide Beginning at a hemlock Stump Standing near the East line of Peter Goes Land and in the old highway thence N. 85º 30” 4 chains 45 links to a beach tree thence S. 85º E. 2 chains 90 links to a hemlock tree thence S. 77º 30” E. 3 chains to a birch sapling thence S. 75º 30” E. 10 chains 65 links to a hemlock tree thence N. 82º 30” E. 5 chains to a hemlock tree—thence South 55º E. 3 chains to a maple tree Thence S. 31 E. 7 chains 25 links to a beach tree—Thence S. 48º E. 2 chains 50 links to a hemlock tree thence S. 28º E. 3 chains 60 links to a maple tree thence S. 12º E. 4 chains to a hemlock stub thence S. 10º E. 2 chains to a maple tree thence S. 44º E. 10 chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 30º 15” E. 4 chains to a beach tree thence S. 68º E. 2 chains 50 links to a hemlock tree thence N. 85º E. 4 chains to a beach sapling thence N. 52º E. 3 chains 45 links to a beach sapling thence 85º E. 3 chains 15 links to a beach tree thence S. 87º E. 7 chains to a hemlock tree thence N. 80º 30” 5 chains 30 links to a hemlock tree thence N. 70º E. 100 chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 85º E. 9 chains 70 links to a hemlock tree thence N. 89º E. 2 chains to a beach tree thence S. 55º E. 4 chains where it intersects the old Highway at an Ironwood Sapling 

Dated Lexington  December 1826                             Tenant Peck                }  Com. of
Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                      Samuel Peck Jnr.        }  highway

            A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk

Recorded Feby 24th 1827

Page 88

Alteration of School districts

The undersigned commissioners of common Schools for the town of Lexington do hereby alter the following School Districts Viz John Reynolds annexed to District No. 6 also Isaac G. Vanvalkenburgh & William Mabin annexed to District No. 7 and do hereby order the same Recorded                   

Dated Lexington  Decr. 30, 1826                               Oliver Coe      }  Comr. of
Recorded Feby 24th 1827                                            James Smith   }  Schools

            A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Alteration of Road district No. 6 as follows  all that of said District No. 6 from the division line between Luman Squire & Amos Peck to be annexed to District 3rd

July 27th 1827                                                                     Luman Squire             }  Comr. of
            a True copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk     Tenant Peck                 }
                                                                                             Samuel Peck, Jnr.        }  Highway


District No. 16 altered so as to include that part from the fly Road to the center of the bridge near Peter J. Vandeburgh annexed to District No. 38

Feby 27th 1827                                                Luman Squire             }  Comr.
                                                                          Samuel Peck Jnr.        }     of
            Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk           Tenant Peck                 }  Highway


Page 89

School District No. 3rd altered

We the undersigned commissioners of common schools in the town of Lexington & Hunter in the county of Greene have annexed to district No. 15 in the town of Hunter the following described territory taken from District No. 3rd in the town Lexington beginning on the line between the two towns at the intersection of the Roads Southerly from the house of James Brown and running thence along the easterly to the West line of the lot in the possession of Abijah R. Brown thence along northerly on the westerly line of the farm of said Brown to the north west corner of said farm and from thence on the height of ground northerly to the line between the towns of Lexington 7 Windham and from thence Easterly on said line to the line between the towns of Lexington and Hunter and from thence along the line between the two last mentioned towns Southerly to the place of beginning—given under our hands the third day of March 1827

                                                                          Oliver Coe                  }  Comr.
            A true copy                                         James Smith               }      of
                        Bruce C. Smith,                      John Beach Jnr.          }  Common
                                    Town Clerk                 Charles Chase            }  Schools


We the undersigned commissioners of Schools in the town of Lexington do hereby annex the following described territory to district No. 11 Viz  running from the South East corner of Lewis Bushnell land along the East line of the lands of Darius Brigg Jnr. to the north bounds of the farm formerly occupied by John Cline including the families of Elihue Humphrey, William Cols, Eli Humphrey & Abraham Turk in district No. 11      

              Given under our hands this 5th day of March 1827

A true copy                                                      Oliver Coe      }  Comr. of
            Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk             James Smith   }  Schools


Page 90

            At the annual town meeting held at the house of Jeremiah Martins on Tuesday the 6th day of March 1827

            Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk                      Elijah Bushnell                 }  Justices
                                                                                    Jacob A. Vandeburgh      }
                                                                                    Henry Goslee                   }  Presiding

Resolved That Ebenezer Johnson be Sealer of Weights & Measures the Ensuing year—

Resolved That the fence viewers be same as last year

Resolved That there be three constables and one collector the ensuing year—

Resolved That the inspectors of common Schools be allowed thirty seven and a half cents for every School that the (sic) inspect the ensuing year—

Resolved That if it is agreeable to the Statute of the State of New York to remit the fines imposed upon Obediah Stephens for selling liquor without license for the year past that said fines be remitted—

Resolved That the bounty on full grown foxes be fifty cents and twenty five cents on young ones

Resolved That the penalty for Rams running at large be three dollars

Resolved That double the amount of money be raised the ensuing year for the support of common Schools that we receive from the county Treasury

Resolved That we disapprove of the Susquehannah turnpike company altering or removing the gates near the head of the Delaware or the Eastern gate

Voted That the next annual Town meeting be held at the house of Jeremiah Martins in Lexington

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William Faulkner Jnr.

Supervisor

Bruce C. Smith

Town Clerk

Eder Barnum
Isaac Buel

Overseers of Poor

Jacob A. Vanvalkenburgh
John Parker
Henry Goslee

Assessors

Luman Squires
Tenant Peck
West Chase

Comr. of Highways

Jacob Miller
Oliver Coe
James Smith

Comr. of Schools

Solomon Lament

Collector

Solomon Lament
David Johnson
Darius Dryer

Constables

Amos Rice
Lewis Beers

Inspectors of Schools

 

Overseers of Highways

No. 1  James Smith

28  William Faulkner Jnr.

       2  Ransom Johnson

29  Philo Ford

       3  Amos Peck

30  Silas Fowler

       4  Asahel Dickerman

31  Eliakim Briggs

       5  James Thompson

32  Benjamin Dudey

       6  Elisha Bailey

33  John Osborne

       7  Ezra Pratt

34  George W. Fero

       8  Samuel Merwin

35  Christopher Deyoe

       9  Norman Tickner

36  David Johnson Jnr.

     10  Elijah More Jnr.

37  Eli B. Humphrey

     11  John J. Vandeburg

38  Reuben Baker

     12  William Butler

39  Eli Ellis

     13  Amos A. Newton

40  Henry Ford

     14  Barent Goes

41  David Lawrence

     15  Benjamin Maben

42  Minard Turk

     16  John A. Vanvalkenburgh

43  Merchant Brooks

     17  John Dickins

44  George Cross

     18  William Everden

45  Nate Garrison???

     19  James Wiltsie

46  Sanford Kelly

     20  Daniel Griffin

47  Jesse Locwood

     21  William Griffin Jnr.

48  John W. Thompson

     22  Nathaniel Hull

49  Martin Vosburgh

     23  Benazah Rice

50  Nathan Rowley

     24  Thomas Streter

51  William Higgins

     25  William Webster

52  Benjamin Cross

     26  William Goslee

53  Christopher Angle

     27  Abraham Finch

 

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Highway Survey

Beginning at a hemlock stump on the east line of Peter Goes lot thence S. 54º E. 5 ¾ chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 85º E. 7 chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 65º E. 4 ½ chains to a Beech tree thence S. 29º E. 4 chains to a beach tree thence S. 51º E. 8 chains thence S. 30º E. 3 chains thence S. 6º E. 22 chs. to a hemlock tree thence S. 37º E. 9 chains to a Basswood tree-thence S. 56º E. 5 chains to a beach tree thence S. 43º E. 2 chains to a beach tree thence S. 70º E. 8 chains to a maple tree thence S. 33º E. 9 chains to a beach tree thence S. 61º E. 4 chains to a hemlock tree thence N. 89º e. 4 chains thence N. 75º E. 7 chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 77º E. two chains to a maple tree thence N. 75º E. 5 chains to a hemlock tree thence n. 60º 3 chains to a beach sapling N. 77º E. 3 chains to a beach tree thence N. 38º E. 2 chains to a maple tree thence N. 52º E. 5 chains to chains to a pine tree thence S. 78º7c E. 5 chains to hemlock tree thence N. 88º E. 2 ½ chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 35º E. 4 chains to a beach tree thence S. 68º E. 3 chains to a pine tree thence S. 77º E. 3 chains to a maple tree thence S. 62º E. 4 chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 86 1/2º E. 4 ½ chains to a maple tree thence S. 73º E. 2 chains to a beach tree thence s. 89º E. 2 chains to a hemlock tree thence N. 47º E. 2 ½ chains to a hemlock tree thence S. 82º E. 6 ½ chains to a beach tree, s. 61º E. 2 chains to a hemlock tree, S. 23º E. 3 ¼ chains to a hemlock tree thence s. 62º E. 2 ½ chains to a hemlock tree N. 82º E. 2 ½ to a beach tree S. 62º  E. 4 chains to a beach tree N. 83º E. 2 ½ chains to a hemlock tree S. 55º E. 3 ½ chains to a birch tree N. 87º E. 3 chains to a maple tree N. 70º E. 1 ½ chains to a hemlock S. 87º E. 4 chains, N. 77º E. 4 ¾, E. ¾ chains to a hemlock tree standing on the line between the towns of Lexington & Hunter

            Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                           Luman Squire }  Com. of
A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              Evert Chase    }  Highway

            May 8th 1827


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Highway Survey

Layed out the following Road 2 rods wide Beginning at a beach tree cornered and stones around it standing on the land of Christopher Deyoe and in the old Road Easterly of his house thence N. 60º West 18 chains to a maple tree thence N. 76º W. 9 chains 40 links to Shears lot thence S. 32º 30” W. along the line between Shears and Angle and Decker & Angle 32 chains 25 links to Angles gate between his house and Road

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                         West Chase     }  Comr. of
A true copy     Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk              Tenant Peck    }  Highway

Lexington       July 13th 1827


Highway Survey

Layed out the following Road 3 rods wide as an alteration Beginning at a beach stump standing in the old Highway thence N. 9º 30” E. 2 chains to a birch tree thence N. 20º E. 8 chains to a birch tree thence N. 8º 7 chains to a maple tree thence 28º E. 4 chains to a maple sapling standing between D. Brooks thence N. 53 E. 4 chains 75 links to a birch tree thence N. 42º E. 4 chains to a maple tree thence N. 28º E. 12 chains to intersect the other Road Northerly from Eli Ellis house

Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                      West Chase     }  Comr. of
Lexington       A true Copy                                        Tenant Peck    }  Highway

July 13th 1827             Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


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Highway Survey

Layed out the following Road as an alteration Beginning at a cherry sapling standing on the South side of the old highway on the west side of a small brook in District No. 26—thence  S. 5º E. 3 chains 50 links to a maple sapling cornered thence S. 84º E. 4 chains to the old Road in said District No. 26 and we order the same posted.

Nov. 17th 1827                                                              West Chase     }  Comr. of
Alanson Bushnell, Surveyor                                      Tenant Peck    }  Highway

P.S.  The above was not Posted because it was not Recd. by me within the 30 days prescribed by law officially signed

A true copy  attest  Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk

Decr. 27th 1827


Alteration of Road District No. 15 as follows     Beginning at a hemlock stump on the East line of Peter Goes land thence South across the westkill to the Hunter line as laid down in a Survey bill by Alanson Bushnell now on record Datd. My 8th 1827—Also Road District No. 21 beginning at a beach stump standing in the old highway thence north by Eli Ellis to intersect District No. 39

We also order District No. 53 & 35 to be annexed together and known by District No. 35

Dated Lexington         Feby 19th 1828                      West Chase     }  Comr. of
Recorded Feby 28th 1828                                           Tenant Peck    }  Highway

A true Copy  Attest    Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Page 95

At the annual Town Meeting held at the house of Jeremiah Martins on Tuesday the 4th day of March 1828

                                                                          Jacob A. Vanvalkenburgh    }  Justices
            Bruce C. Smith,                                  Elijah Bushnell Jnr.                }
            Town Clerk                                         Henry Goslee                         }
                                                                          Jacob Miller                            }  Presiding

Resolved That the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars be raised the Ensuing year for the support of the Poor in said Town

Resolved That Ebenezer Johnson be Sealer of Weights & Measures the ensuing year

Resolved That john Peck, Ezra Pratt, Luman Squire, Joel Ford, Israel Whitcomb, Stephen Valentine, Amos C. Treat, Nathan Rowley, George Mann, Jacob Martin, Dudley Todd, Ephraim Dunham Jnr., Henry G. Miller, Asahel Whitcomb, be fence viewers for the ensuing year—

Resolved That there be four Constables in said town for the ensuing year

Resolved That there be but one collector the ensuing year

Resolved That there be three assessors the ensuing year

Resolved That the Bounty on foxes be the same as last year

Resolved That the Bounty on wolves be the same as last year

Resolved         [blank]

Resolved That if any Ram shall be found running at large from the first day of September to the tenth day of November the owner or owners thereof shall forfeit and pay    the sum of three dollars agreeable to the Statutes in such case made and provided

Resolved That double the amount of money be raised by said town for the support of common Schools that they receive from the County Treasurer—

Resolved That no swine be allowed to run at large or be accommodated and the Penalty for the sum for every 24 hours after being notified to Distrain them be one half the amount as heretofore

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Voted that the next annual Town Meeting be held at the house of David Dopp—

Overseers of Highway

No. 1  David Dopp

27  Abraham Parker

       2  Henry Hosford

28  Lucas Vanvalkenburgh

       3  Ambrose Baldwin

29  Daniel Rowley

       4  Moses Towner

30  David W. Foster

       5  John Thompson

31  Lewis Bushnell

       6  Luman Squire

32  Robert Maben

       7  Munson Buel

33  John Osborn

       8  Daniel Merwin

34  Jared Johnson

       9  David Chase

35  Christopher Angle

     10  Henry Ward

36  Oliver Coe

     11  Tunis Vanvalkenburgh

37  Elihue Humphrey

     12  Asa Butler

38  Reuben Baker

     13  Alanson Bushnell

39  Johnathan Cluss

     14  Philo Bushnell

40  Andrew Cole

     15  Barent Goes

41  Samuel Sleight

     16  John G. Vanvalkenburgh

42  Jacob Turk

     17  Asahel Whitcomb

43  Reuben Avrey

     18  William Everden

44  Salmon Richards

     19  William T. Huggins

45  [no entry]

     20  Martin Brooks

46  Conger Avrey

     21  Uriah Brooks

47  Ralph Coe

     22  Nathaniel Hull

48  Chancy Hosford

     23  John Rice

49  Johnathan Harrington

     24  John Vanhousin

50  Jacob Angle

     25  John Cole

51  James Knapp

     26  William Goslee

52  Benjamin Cross

 

Isaac Buel

Supervisor

Bruce C. Smith

Town Clerk

Eder Barnum
Wyllys Miles

Overseers of Poor

Jacob A. Vanvalkenburgh
Henry Goslee
Solomon Lament

Assessors

Joel Dickerman
Cornelius Crispell
Nathan Applebee

Com. of Highway

Solomon Lament

Collector

Solomon Lament
David Johnson Jnr.
Reuben Baker

Constables

Jacob Miller
Amos Rice
John Peck

Com. of Schools

Lewis Beers
Walter L. Barber
Elisha Bailey

Inspectors of Schools

Page 97

Division of School District No. 7

The Commissioners of Common Schools of the towns of Hunter & Lexington in the county of Greene having met at the house of Milo Hitchcock in the town of Lexington in pursuance of previous notice whereof the commissioners do hereby adopt the following Resolution in Relation to the division and alteration of School District No. 7, in the town of Lexington Beginning on the East line of the lands of Cornelius E. Schermerhorn and Running to the heights of Land Each way and thence Easterly to the town line and thence and thence running East on the height of Land to the head of the (smudged)kill in the town of Hunter—Resolved that this district be known by Number 18 Lying in the towns of Lexington & Hunter—the above alteration is made by the consent of the trustees of District No. 7 dated at Lexington this 26 day of March 1828

A true Copy                                                    Jacob Miller               }  Trustees
            attest                                                   John Peck                    }       of
Bruce C. Smith,                                              Thomas Artman       }  Lexington
            Town Clerk                                         E. Philips                   }  & Hunter

Page 98

The Commissioners of Common Schools of the town of Roxbury in Delaware County and the Commissioners of the town of Lexington Green County having met at the house of William S. Saudder in said Town of Roxbury in pursuance of previous notice to each of the commissioners do hereby adopt the following Resolution in relation to alteration of District No. 13—Resolved unanimously that that part of Lexington lying in the Settlement known by the Name of Redkill in said Roxbury the line being at the county line at the head of said Redkill Hollow thence running at the heights of Land to East line of Jesse Crosbies farm so as to include said Crosby & Joseph White thence on the heights of Land until it strikes the north line of Dudley Todd farm thence westerly to Redkill Stream all the above described Territory so as to include Josiah Canfield 7 his possessions within the above named be annexed to said District No. 13 in the town of Roxbury in the county of Delaware  Dated at Roxbury June 20-1828

                                                                        L. Preston                   }  Comr.
                                                                        John Peck                   }
                                                                        William D. Ferris      }     of
                                                                        Erastus Mead            }
                                                                        Jacob Miller               }  Schools

Resolved that the part District set off this way from No. 13 in the town to No. 13 in the town of Roxbury be knows as past District No. 13

                                                                           John Peck        }  Comrs.
Lexington  June 21-1828                                Jacob Miller     }      of
                                                                          Amos Rice        }  Schools

We the trustees of District No. 13 do consent to the within alterations

Lexington  June 21-1828                                 Eli Ellis            }  Trustees
A true copy     attest                                       Tenant Peck    }

            Bruce C. Smith, Town Clerk


Page 99

We the commissioners of Highway of the town of Lexington do order that a new District be formed out of that part of Road District No. 15 Viz.      Begginning at the division line between Cornelius E. Schermernorn two lots from thence up the west kill to the town line as the road now runs & that the same be known by the name of District 53

Dated at Lexington                                        Nathan Appby [Applebee]     }  Com. of
Feby 24th 1829                                                Cornelius Crispell                     }  Highway

At the annual town meeting held at the house of Thomas C. Loveland on Tuesday the 3 day of March 1829 for the town of Lexington

            Bruce C. Smith                                   Jacob A. Vanvalkenburgh      }  Justices
                        Town Clerk                            Elijah Bushnell Jnr.                  }
                                                                         Henry Goslee                            }
                                                                          Jacob Miller                              }  Presiding

Resolved That the sum of two hundred dollars be raised in said Town the ensuing year for the support of the Poor

Resolved That Ebenezer Johnson be Sealer of Weights & Measures

Resolved That the fence viewers be the same as last year except John Frint in the place of Stephen Valentine

Resolved That there be four constables and one collector in said town the ensuing year and three assessors

Resolved that the Bounty on Foxes be the same as last year

Resolved that the Bounty on wolves be Ten Dollars the ensuing year

Resolved That Swine be a commoner and be allowed to run at large after this date with   the same restrictions as required by the vote of the town in 1813

Resolved That we raise Double the amount of money by Tax on the inhabitants of said town for the support of Common Schools that we receive from the County Treasury

Voted That the nex (sic) annual town meeting be held at the house of Jeremiah Martins

Page 100           

Henry Goslee

Supervisor

Bruce C. Smith

Town Clerk

Wyllys Miles
Eder Barnum

Overseers of Poor

Samuel Peck Jnr.
Henry Goslee
Nathan Applebee

Com. of Highway

Elisha Baily
John Peck
Jacob Miller

Comr. of Schools

Reuben Baker
Solomon Lament
Adam Schermerhorn
Ambrose Baldwin

Constables

Solomon Lament

Collector

Jacob A. Vanvalkenburgh
Isaac Buel
James Smith

Assessors

Walter L. Barber
Amos Rice
Corydon Bushnell

Inspectors of Schools

Overseers of Highway

No. 1  West Chase

28  William Faulkner

       2  George Mann

29  Bruce C. Smith

       3  Calvin Ford

30  John W. Job

       4  Edward Squire

31  Eliakim Briggs

       5  Elijah Southwick

32  Henry Miller

       6  Justus Squire

33  Daniel Griffin Jnr.

       7  Alvah Bailey

34  Abner Johnson

       8  Alexander Merwin

35  Christopher Deyoe

       9  Reuben Woolcott

36  Oliver Coe

     10  Solomon Lament

37  Elihue Humphrey

     11  Tunis Vanvalkenburgh

38  Peter T. Vandeburgh

     12  Darius Dryer

39  Johnathan Cluss

     13  Eber Cornish

40  Pardon Peckam

     14  John Newton

41  Daniel Lawrence

     15  William Craten

42  Minard Turk

     16  John A. Vanvalkenburgh

43  Nehemiah Covel

     17  John Gass

44  David Cross

     18  William Everden

45  [no entry]

     19  James Wiltsie

46  Conger Avery

     20  Merchant Brooks

47  Samuel Fiero

     21  Lewis Garrison

48  Isaac P. Thompson

     22  Nathaniel Hull

49  Trowbridge Milks

     23  Ira Rice

50  Nathan Rowley

     24  Miner Sanford

51  James Knapp

     25  Jacob A. Closson

52  Jehial N. Wilcox

     26  William Parker

53  Samuel Galloway

     27  John Parker

54  Henry Goslee

 

 

 

At the annual Town meeting held at the House of Wm. I. Travise on Tuesday the first day of March 1836  
                                                          John Van Valkenburgh, Town Clerk

                                                                        Henry Goslee             }
                                                                        Bruce C. Smith           }  Justices
                                                                        Darius Derger             }  present

Resolved That Soloman Rodgers be Sealer of weights and measures the ensuing year

Resolved That there be three assessors four Constables & one Collector the ensuing year

Resolved That we raise double the amount of money the ensuing year for the Support of Common Schools that we receive from the County Treasurer

Resolved That the annual Town meeting be held on the first Tuesday in April for three years next ensuing

Resolved That the following men Named be the overseers of Highways the ensueing year

Road District

1.    I. H. Chamberlain

21.  Lewis Garritson

44.  James Cross

2.    George Mann

22.  Nathaniel Hull

45.  Wm. Van Valkenburgh

3.    Orin Peck

23.  Orin Johnson

46.  Wm. Denton

4.    Asahel Dickerman

24.  Leonard Hogaboom

48.  John W. Thompson

5.    John Thompson

25.  Harvey Wilcox

49.  Cyrus Place

6.    Loren Beach

26.  Wm. Goslee

50.  Nathan Rowley

7.    Joel Dickerman

27.  Abner Finch

51.  Caleb Hand

8.    Orson Holcomb

28.  Wm. Faulkner

52.  Luther Maben

9.    Norman Tickner

29.  Daniel Rowley

53.  Henry Ki??n

10.  James Moore

30.  Benj. Kipp

54.  Henry Goslee

11.  Darius Briggs

31.  Eden Barnum

55.  Ira Whitcomb

12.  Tunis? G. Van             Valkenburgh

32.  Austin Chase

56.  James Decker

13.  Anson Bushnell

33.  Levi Ellis

57.  John Brandow

14.  (Missing) L. Falls

34.  E. E. Kofman

58.  Abm. Schermerhorn

15.  (Missing) Craton

35.  Christopher Angle

59.  John Frazer

16.  (Missing)  Crosby

36.  Ezra Pratt

 

17.  (Missing) Whitcomb

37.  Elihew Humphrey

 

18.  (Missing)  Chadden

38.  John Sharp

 

19.  (Missing)

39.  John G. Van Valkenburgh

 

20.  (Missing)

40.  Benjamin Maben

 

 

41.  Anson Gouvisson

 

 

42.  (Missing)

 

 

43. (Missing)

47.  [omitted from list]

 Resolved That the next annual Town meeting be held at the House now occupied by Wm. I. Travise

At the annual Town meeting held at the House of Wm. I. Travise on Tuesday the 1st day of March 1836 the following officers were elected

Henry Goslee

Supervisor

John Van Valkenburgh

Town Clerk

Wm. Faulkner

Overseer of poor

Daniel Griffin

Overseer of poor

Cornelius Hogaboom

Assessor

Nathaniel Hull

Assessor

Wm. Goslee

Assessor

Benjamin Maben

Com. of Highway

John Thompson

Com. of Highway

Abram Parker

Com. of Highway

Elisha Bailey

Com. of Schools

David Cross

Com. of Schools

Benj. L. Crosby

Com. of Schools

Soloman Lament

Collector

Isaac B. Hinman

Constable

Soloman Lament

Constable

Aminolus Lament

Constable

Daniel Barker

Constable

Milo P. Buel

Inspector of Schools

Iretus D. Bushnell

Inspector of Schools

Peter T. Ellis

Inspector of Schools

Henry Goslee

Justice of the peace

The presiding officers after receiving and counting the ballots at the aforesaid Town meeting found that the names heretofore written to the office set opposite their (Missing)

            John Van Valkenburgh                      Henry Goslee                             } 
                        Town Clerk                             John P. Van Valkenburgh         }  Justices
                                                                          Darius Deoye                              }
                                                                          (Missing) C. Smith                     } 


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