Abstracts of Deeds

John Holtsapple to Cornelius G. Shufeldt, 28 February 1825 (Recorded 1 April 1825)

Deed Book H/228-230

Deed from John Holtsapple Junr and Polly, his wife, of the town of Ghent, County of Columbia, State of New York to Cornelius G. Shufeldt of the town of Ghent, County of Columbia, State of New York.

For the sum of $400.

All that Certain Piece Parcel or lot of Land lying and being in the Town of Ghent County of Columbia and State of New York, Bounded on the north by the lands of John Holtsapple, on the East & South by the lands of the Widow Catharine Holsapple and on the west it is bounded on the road place of beginning at a point, on a Course North twenty three degrees west distant Eighty Seven links from the South west Corner of the House upon the Premises, and running thence South thirty eight Degrees and forty five minutes, west Six Chains & three links, thence South Seventy one degrees and forty five minutes East eight Chains & ten links, Thence north Sixty three degrees fifteen minutes East one Chain Seventy eight links to a Chestnut tree, Thence North thirty Seven degrees East two Chains Eighty three links to an Elm tree Standing in the East Bank of the Brook, Thence across the Brook North Forty eight degrees forty five minutes, west thirty links, thence South Sixty eight degrees thirty minutes west Sixty links to a maple Sapling, thence north forty three degrees west two Chains twenty nine links, to a point on the north side of the Brook, thence South Sixty three degrees forty minutes west one Chain forty four links to a point on the South Side of the Brook, thence north thirty one degrees west one Chain Sixty four links to a hickory tree, thence north fifty eight degrees west three Chains twenty two links to the place of beginning Containing Four acres and Six rods of land.

Sealed and delivered in the presence of Henry Poucher

John J. Holsapple L.S.
Polly Holsapple L.S.

Henry Poucher, one of the commissioners for taking acknowledgements of deeds certified that on the first day of April 1825, John Holsapple Junr and Polly, his wife appeared before him to acknowledge the above deed.