Abstracts of Deeds

Michael Yorker to Martinus Holtsapple, 3 May 1796 (Recorded 7 April 1830)

Deed Book P/66-67

Deed from Michael Yorker of the town of Hillsdale in the County of Columbia, and State of New York, farmer, and Catharine his wife, to Martinus Holtsapple of the town of Claverack in the County of Columbia, and State aforesaid, yeoman.

For the sum of £ 261: 4: 0 good and lawful money of the State of New York.

All that piece, parcel or farm of Land situate lying and being in the Town of Hillsdale & County of Columbia Butted and Bounded as follows To wit, Beginning on a line of south twenty five degrees West eleven chains & ninety Links distance from the House of said party of the first part [Michael Yorker and Catharine his wife] at a walnut Saplin. Thence North sixty eight degrees East nineteen Chains north twenty five degrees west forty Eight chains thence south fifty six degrees west twenty six chains thence South thirty three degrees & fifty one minutes East forty three Chains and forty five links to the place of Beginning Containing one hundred and one acres.

excepting always the right & title of the Lord of the Soil.

Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of John J. Miller, Abraham Vosburgh

Witness for the signing of Catharine Yorker, Fred Hauser, Michael

Michael x Yorker L.S.

Catharine x Yorker L.S.

John Gaul, Jr. a Commissioner of Deeds for the City of Hudson certified that on 13 March 1830, John J. Miller, one of the subscribing witnesses, appeared before him to acknowledge the above deed.