Gouldtown, a Very Remarkable Settlement of Ancient Date: Studies of Some Sturdy Examples of the Simple Life, Together with Sketches of Early Colonial History of Cumberland County and Southern New Jersey and Some Early Genealogical Records
J.B. Lippincott Company, 1913 - African Americans - 237 pages
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Aaron Gould Abijah Gould acres of land aged Anna Anthony Gould Anthony Pierce became Benjamin Gould Blye born Bridgeton brother Charles Gould church Cohansey colored Creek Cumberland County David Sheppard dead deed descendants died Eli Gould Elisha Gould Elizabeth Ephraim Eteline Fairfield Fairfield Township Fairton farmer father five hundred acres Furman Gould George Gould married Gouldtown Hannah Murray Hannah Pierce Henry Holmes Pierce Isaac James Steward Jane Jeremiah Jersey Jesse Gould John Fenwick John Murray Jonathan Gould Joseph living Margaret Mary Mary Pierce Menon Millville Miss Prudence Mordecai mother Murray married oldest Othniel pastor Philadelphia Phoebe Phoebe Gould Pierce Gould preacher resided Reuben Cuff Richard Hancock Richard Pierce Ruth Salem County Samuel Sarah Dennis schoolhouse second wife ship sister Smith subscribers Tabitha Theodore Gould Thomas three sons town unto Wanaca Pierce West Westcott widow William Steward young youngest
Page 52 - Same and calling to mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and Testament; that is to say principally and first of all I give and recommend my soul into the hands of God...
Page 52 - Christian like and decent manner at the discretion of my Executors, nothing doubting but at the General resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Mighty Power of God, and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me with in this Life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form.
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Page 20 - Stirling had released — and all the lands and rivers from the west side of the Connecticut River to the east side of Delaware Bay.
Page 35 - All that tract of land adjacent to New England, and lying and being to the westward of Long Island and Manhitas Island, and bounded on the east part by the main sea and part by Hudson's River, and hath upon the west Delaware Bay or river...
Page 25 - These are therefore to will and require you to see the said Sentence executed in the open street before Whitehall, upon the morrow, being the thirtieth day of this instant month of January between the hours of ten in the morning and five in the afternoon of the same day, with full effect.
Page 35 - Island, and bounded on the east part by the main sea and part by Hudson's River, and hath upon the west Delaware Bay or River, and extendeth southward to the main ocean as far as Cape May, at the mouth of Delaware Bay, and to the northward as far as the northernmost branch of the said Bay or River of Delaware, which is forty-one degrees and forty minutes of latitude...
Page 52 - ... this my last will and testament. "That is to say principally and first of all, I give and recommend my...
Page 38 - ... there elect of and amongst themselves, Ten honest and able Men, fit for Government, to officiate and execute the Place of Commissioners for the Year ensuing, and until such Time as Ten more for the Year then next following, shall be elected and appointed : Which said Elections shall be as followeth, That is to say, the Inhabitants each Ten of the one Hundred Proprietors shall elect and choose one, and the one Hundred Proprietors shall be divided into Ten Divisions or Tribes of Men.
Page 35 - Between his Royal Highness James Duke of York and Albany, Earl of Ulster, Lord high Admiral of England and Ireland, Constable of Dover Castle, Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, and Governor of Portsmouth, of the one part, John Lord Berkeley, Baron of Stratton, and one of his...