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 Pittsfield Township 1820/1830s Patentees List

Note: Land patent dates given below are issuance dates.

Section 1

  • Joseph Crane Land Patent, issued 19 July 1823 for 160 acres; reissued Land Patent, dated 18 August 1825 for 160 acres [the same parcel]
  • Joseph Moss Land Patent, issued 29 September 1826 for 160 acres
  • Fletcher N. Pruden
  • Asa Rice
  • Dexter Smith
  • Michael Uttinger

Section 2

  • Charles Anderson
  • Aaron Barney
  • Lewis Barr
  • Samuel McDowell
  • Jas. Robinson Jr.
  • Luke H. Whitmore

Section 3

  • Claudius Britton Jr.
  • Dorr Kellogg
  • Ezra & Charles M. Maynard
  • Chester Wait

Section 4

  • John Allen
  • Eli Higby
  • John Hiscock
  • John Moseby

Section 5

  • Samuel Camp
  • Jehiel Enos
  • John Enos
  • Alvah Ewns
  • Isaac Markham
  • Abel Millington
  • Levi Whitcomb

Section 6

  • George Bollwier
  • Martin Davis
  • Abel Millington
  • Joseph Moss Land Patent, issued 6 January 1826 for 83.24 acres
  • Isaac Odell
  • Joel Stearns Jr.
  • Richard Vanvranker

Section 7

  • John C. Fargo
  • Robert Geddes
  • Ellathan Holms
  • Henry Rumsey
  • Ralph Updike

Section 8

  • John Geddes
  • Robert Geddes
  • Ransom Smith
  • Ralph Updike

Section 9

  • John Allen
  • E. Carpenter & R. Parsons
  • Rhoda Fuller
  • John Hiscock
  • James Kingsley

Section 10

  • David Hardy
  • Schuyler Goff
  • Geo. W. Noyes
  • Jonas Shaver
  • Ebenezer Smith
  • Luke H. Whitmore

Section 11

  • Tolman Brown
  • Ezra Carpenter
  • Ephraim B. Cornish
  • Luke H. Whitmore
  • Oliver Whitmore

Section 12

  • Ezra Carpenter
  • Andrew Coryele
  • Henry Höetse
  • Jacob L. Larzelere

Section 13

  • Jacob Aray Land Patent, issued 6 August 1827 for 80 acres
  • James Aray Land Patent, issued 1 February 1827 for 80 acres
  • Jacob L. Larzelere
  • James Martin

Section 14

  • Sam’l C. Baker
  • George Beckwith
  • Horace Carpenter Land Patent, issued 1 December 1827 for 80 acres
  • Wm. Geddes
  • David Hardy
  • N.P. & Philo Parsons
  • Chas. C. Trowbridge

Section 15

  • David Hardy
  • Daniel Hitchcock
  • Jacob Sigler
  • Benj. Stout
  • Willett Sweeney
  • Van Ranseler Tyler

Section 16

  • School District

Section 17

  • John Allen
  • A. Doty
  • W. S. Maynard
  • J. G. Morse
  • Chas. Moseley
  • Seba Squire (Squier )

Section 18

  • Wm. Gardner
  • Robert Geddes
  • Ed S. Lathrop
  • Elijah Lathrop

Section 19

  • Rhoda Fuller
  • Jeduthian Hatch
  • Luther & Jeduthian Hatch
  • John Howard
  • T. W. Hunt & John Lowry
  • Henry Rouse
  • Aaron Swain

Section 20

  • Ellsworth & Leston Burnett
  • Alpheus Collins
  • Isaac Elliot
  • John Howard
  • John Howard & John Parsons
  • Wm. Hulbert
  • Arba Hurd
  • Abel Scott

Section 21

  • Alpheus Collins
  • John Earl
  • James T. Morton
  • Abel Scott
  • Seba Squier (Squire), Zd.

Section 22

  • James Aray Land Patent, issued 10 April 1832 for 80 acres
  • Cornelius Brink
  • Elihu Drury
  • Benj. Earl
  • Wm. Geddes
  • Albert Squier (Squire)
  • Chas. Woodard

Map of the original land owners of section 22, by William Geddes. Note that NORTH is to the right side of the page. In some cases, dates indicate land-patent application dates rather than issuance dates.

Section 23

  • John H. Avery
  • Clance Depue
  • John Dunning
  • Wm. Geddes
  • James Rougnan
  • Israel Smith

Section 24

  • John H. Avery
  • Wm. Dix
  • Eurotas P. Hastings
  • Elisha Pratt
  • Wm. Stevens

Section 25

  • John Ackerson
  • John H. Avery
  • Nathaniel McCollough
  • James Perrin
  • Alvan Pratt
  • Oscar Welch

Section 26

  • John H. Avery
  • John W. Brooks
  • James Hiscock
  • Fanny Nichols
  • James Smith
  • Josiah Snow

Section 27

  • John Gilbert

Section 28

  • John Allison
  • John H. Avery
  • Wm. Brink
  • Orange Crain
  • John Gilbert
  • Wm. Hulbert
  • Robt. Shattuck

Section 29

  • Wm. Batty Jr.
  • Isaac Elliot
  • Arba Hurd
  • Jonathan Meeds Land Patent, issued 1 December 1830 for 160 acres; Meeds transferred ownership to Langford Sutherland in 1832
  • James T. Morton
  • Thos. Wood

Section 30

  • Isaac Elliot
  • Cynthia Howard
  • John Orrin & Perez P. Parsons
  • Henry Rouse
  • Conrad Row
  • Mathias Valentine
  • Thos. Wood

Section 31

  • John Gilbert
  • Jonathan Kersley
  • Mathias Valentine
  • Thos. Wood

Section 32

  • John H. Avery
  • Lewis Fuller
  • Geo. G. Holmes
  • John G. Joslin
  • Jacob Wood

Section 33

  • Geo. R. Albra
  • John H. Avery
  • Orange Crain
  • John Densmore
  • Gilbert A. Munson
  • Caleb S. Turner
  • Samuel S. Waldron

Section 34

  • Phineas Austin
  • John H. Avery
  • Nathaniel B. Ayres
  • Edward Brooks
  • Eleazer Miller Jr.
  • John Parsons

Section 35

  • John H. Avery
  • Allen Crittendem
  • Mason Hatfield
  • Sherman Hinckley
  • Oliver Pratt

Section 36

  • John H. Avery
  • Sherman Hinckley
  • Roderick Rowley
  • Owen Welch
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