Long Island Land Deeds Collection
Collection of deeds dating from 1759 to 1851.
Surnames include: Wells, Downs, Swezey, Howell, Ferry, Corwin, Tuthill, Hallock, and
Access and Use
The collection is open for research with no restrictions.
Processed by Kristen J. Nyitray, August 2004; updated August 2008 and April 2014.
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1: 1759 deed: Daniel Wells to Micah Wells
2: 1762 deed: Aaron Howell to Micah Wells
3: 1765 deed: Timothy Wells to Micah Wells
4: 1778 deed: Daniel Wells to Micah Wells
5: 1770 deed: James Downs to Micah Wells
6: 1784 deed: Daniel Hallock to Micah Wells
7: 1788 deed: Richard Swezey to Micah Wells
8: 1790 deed: Youngs Wells to Elisha Wells
9: 1796 deed: Joseph Corwin to Elisha Wells
10: 1805 deed: Johnathan Howell to Elisha Wells
11: 1810 deed: Elijah Wells to Elisha Wells
12: 1811 deed: Eleazar Luce to Elisha Wells
13: 1812 deed: Elijah Wells to Elisha Wells
14: June 1817 deed: Richard Terry to Elisha Wells
15: June 10, 1817: Elisha Wells to Richard Terry (19 year lease)
16: 1818: Mary Corwin to Elisha Wells
17: 1820 deed: Israel Fanning to Elisha Wells
18: 1831/2 deed: David and Daniel Tuthill and wives, to Elisha Wells
19: January 8, 1850: Noah Youngs, Micah W. Hallock and S. Wells
20: February 1851: Noah Youngs and Micah W. Hallock
21: Will: Elisha Wells