CUMBERLAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
DEED BOOK VOL #1 Page 169 to 170

Contributed by Gary J. Morris garymorris93@iname.com

Deed Robert McFarland Senior to Robert McFarland Junior 1 Sep 1777.




This Indenture made the first day of September in the year of  our

Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Seven [1777] 

between Robert McFarland [Senior] of Peters Town in Cumberland 

County in the Province or Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Yeoman 

and Esther his wife of the one part, and Robert McFarland Junior of 

Tinicum Township in the County of Bucks in the said Province of

Pennsylvania Yeoman of the other part.  Whereas Thomas Penn 

and Richard Penn Esquires: Proprietors of the Province of 

Pennsylvania in and by their patent bearing date the fifth day of 

December 1769 for the Consideration therein Mentioned did sell 

grant release convey and conspire unto the above name Robert 

McFarland Sen'r his heirs and assigns forever a Certain Tract or 

Parcel of Land Called McFarlands Delight situated lying and being 

in Peters Town in Cumberland County aforesaid Beginning at a 

marked Hickory a Corner of James Wilkins Land, thence by the 

same south fifty two degrees and one half East one hundred and 

seventy six perches to a Post and south twenty four degrees East 

fifty four perches to a marked white oak standing at the side of West 

Conococheague Creek, thence up the same one hundred and 

nineteen perches to a marked white oak standing at the side of 

said Creek, thence by Col. Benjamin Chambers Land North six 

degrees east Fifty one perches to a dead white oak standing at 

the side of the said Conococheague Creek thence up the same 

Creek.  According to the several courses thereof two hundred and 

ninety six perches to a marked Chestnut oak standing at the side 

of said Creek.  Thence by James McFarlan's claim vs Francis 

Patterson's Land south forty degrees West one hundred and 

thirty four perches to the place of Beginning Containing two 

hundred and forty eight acres and a Quarter and allowance of 

six acres [....] for Roads [...] as by the said patent Recorded in 

the Office for Recording of Deeds for the City and County of 

Philadelphia in Patent Book AA vol 11 page 178 reference being 

thereunto had may move at Large Appear Now This Indenture

Witnesseth that the said Robert McFarland Sen'r in hand well and

truly paid by the above mentioned Robert McFarland Jun.r the

receipt thereof he the said Robert McFarland Senior doth hereby

acknowledge and thereof and therefrom and from every part and

parcel thereof doth acquit release and Exonerate and discharge the

said Robert McFarland Junior or his heirs and assigns forever by

these present have and hath granted Bargained and sold [..... ....]

Released conveyed and Confirmed and by these presents doth 

grant Bargain and sell [.....] Release Convey and Confirm unto the 

said Robert McFarland Junior his heirs and assigns forever all that 

the above mentioned and described Tract or Parcel of Land or 

plantation situated lying and being in Peters Town in Cumberland 

County as is aforesaid situated and Bounded as it is set above forth 

and described and Containing two hundred and Forty Eight Acres 

and a Quarter of an Acre of Land and allowances of Six acres for 

constr roads for roads viz. as is aforesaid more or less.  Together 

also with all and singular the Buildings, Improvements, Hunting,

Hawking, fishings, fowlings, mines, minerals ways woods fields,

meadows, gardens, Orchards pastures waters water Courses 

Rights Liberties privileges and appurtenances whatsoever 

thereunto belonging or in any ways appertaining and the Revisions 

and Remainders Rents Issues and profits thereof and also all the 

Estate Right title Interest Use possession property Claim and 

demand whatsoever either in Law or Equity of him the said Robert 

McFarland Sen'r his Heirs Executors Administrators or any of them 

of in or to the said land and premises or any part thereof and also 

all deeds burdences or Writings Touching and Concerning the said 

land and premises or any part thereof.  To have and to hold all that 

the above described Tract or parcel of Two hundred and forty eight

acres and a Quarter of Land vs allowances Hereditament and 

premises hereby granted and sold or which is hereby Intended and 

meant to be granted sold and Conveyed with every of its 

appurtenances unto him the Said Robert McFarland Junior his Heirs 

and Assigns to the only proper use benefit and behalf of him the said 

Robert McFarlan Jun'r his Heirs and assigns forever.  Under and 

subject to the Payment of the yearly [....] Rents and the performance 

of all other the Conditions and Reservations in the said patent 

Reserved or Contained hereafter Accruing or to become due to the 

Chief Lord or Lords of the fee thereof.  And the said Robert McFarland 

senior for himself his Heirs Executors and administrators doth 

Covenant and agree to and with the said Robert McFarland Junior his 

heirs and assigns that the said Robert McFarland Sen'r and his Heirs 

the said described Tract or Parcel of two hundred and forty eight 

acres and a Quarter of land hereditament and Promises with every of 

the appurtances as above sold and Conveyed unto the said Robert

McFarland Junior and his Heirs and Assigns and against him the 

said Robert McFarland Sen'r and his Heirs Executors administrators 

and against all and every other person and persons whatsoever 

lawfully Claiming or that shall or may Lawfully Claim by from or under 

him them or any of them shall and will Warrant and forever Defend by

this presents.  And further that he the said Robert McFarland Sen'r

and his Heirs and all and every other person and persons and his

and their Heirs having or lawfully claiming any Estate Right Title

or Interest of in or to the said Land and premises above in and by

these presents Release Conveyed and Confirmed or to the said 

Land and premises above in and by these presents Release 

Conveyed and Confirmed or to any part thereof by from or under him 

them or any of them shall and will from Time to Time.  And at any 

times hereafter within the space of Seven years next ensuing upon 

the Reasonable Requests and at the proper costs and Charges in 

the law of the said Robert McFarland Junior his Heirs or and assigns

make do seal and Execute or Cause or procedure to be made done 

sealed and executed all and every such further and other Lawful and

Reasonable Act and Acts thing and things Device and Devices

Conveyance and Conveyances assurance and assurances in the 

Law Whatsoever for the further better and more perfect granting

Conveying releasing Confirming and Assuring of all and Singular the

aforesaid and described Tract of two hundred and forty eight acres

and a Quarter of Land Hereditament and premises with every of its

appurtenances unto the said Robert McFarland Junior his Heirs 

and assigns to the only proper use benefit and Belong of the said

Robert McFarland Jun'r his Heirs and assigns forever as is

aforesaid as by him the said Robert McFarland Jun'r his Heirs or

assigns or his or their Council Learned in the Law Shall be

Responsibly advised and Required In Witness thereof of the said

Robert McFarland Senior and Esther his wife have hereunto set 

their hands and seals dated the day and year above Written.



Robert McFarland 

                        Esther E. McFarland (E. is her mark)



Sealed and Delivered in the presence of us:  James McConnel, 

Thomas McFarland, William Hunter.



Received on the Day of the date of the above written Indenture of

vs from the above named Robert McFarland Junior the sum of 

one thousand and four hundred pounds lawful money of 

Pennsylvania it Being the full Consideration money for the land  

and Witness present at signing.                   



Robert McFarland    William Hunter.



Recorded 20 May 1778.



{TRANSCRIBERS NOTE:  Robert McFarland Senior probably 

moved in 1778 to Rockbridge County, VA and Robert McFarland 

Junior was certainly the son of Joseph McFarland of Bucks County, 

PA.  Robert McFarland Junior must have been the nephew of 

Robert McFarland Senior.}