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Macklefish Land Records

(Courtesy of Don Nazelrod)

No Mackelfish (or variant) deeds found in Prince George or Harford County.  In the time period between 1740 and 1789 only one deed found in Anne Arundel County, for Richard Macklefish lease for “Chaney’s Hazard.”

PATENT – Frederick Co., MD – MSAS197-743/ Patent Certificate #2565
“Macklefishes Ridges,” 68 Acres.  Warrant granted 27 October 1749 for 50 acres of land, to Thos. Maclefish of Frederick Co.; surveyed 26 April 1750; examined & passed 13 July 1751; composition money paid 4 April 1760, 18 shillings sterling for the vacancy and £1-7-6 for 10 years rent on the land between time of survey and time composition money was paid – patent may issue, and was apparently backdated to date of survey, 26 April 1750.  68 acres on the East side of Antietam Creek, to be held of Conegicheige Manor. 

DEED - Frederick Co., MD                            Deed Book & page:   F, p. 963-965
Type of Record:   Deed                                   Date recorded:   Richard Mackilfish
At request of:   5 April 1760                           Date made:   26 March 1760

Grantor/Seller:  Joshua Warfield, of Ann Arundel County, Practitioner of Physic

Grantee/Buyer:   Richard Macklefesh, of Frederick County, Planter

Consideration:   £30
Property conveyed:   “Benjamin Hesketh Choice,” 50 acres, property of Benjamin Hesketh, attached by Warfield to cover a debt owed by Hesketh, who “absconded so that the common Process of Law could not be served upon or against him…”
Additional information:   2 shillings sterling paid as an alienation fine

Signed by:  Joshua Warfield                                Witnesses:   J. Hepburn & Jno. Contee
Acknowledged before:  J. Hepburn, one of his Lordships’s Justices for the provincial court – no dower release.

PATENT – Frederick Co., MD – MSA S1197-5047, Patent Certificate #4622
“Strawberry Bottom,” 51 Acres.  Warrant for 30 acres issued 15 January 1760, & one other warrant, granted to Joseph Chapline for 130 acres, dated 24 January 1760, of which 21 acres were assigned to Richard Maclefish, for 21 shillings, on 20 June 1760.  Surveyed on 1 July 1760, Examined & Passed 4 June 1763; patented to Richard Maclefish 1 July 1760. 

 

DEED - Frederick Co., MD                         Deed Book & page:   J, p. 964, 965
Type of Record:   Deed                                Date recorded:   13 December 1764
At request of:   John Rench                          Date made:   27 November 1764

Grantor/Seller:  Richard Macklefish, of Frederick Co., MD, farmer

Grantee/Buyer:   John Rench, of Frederick Co., MD, farmer

Consideration:   £35
Property conveyed:   all that tract called “Strawberry Bottom,” adjoining “Miller’s Fancy,” containing 51 acres, with buildings, improvements, etc.
Additional information:   John Rench paid a two shilling, ½ penny alienation fine on this land.

Signed by:  Richard Macklefish (by his mark)               Witnesses:   Jos. Smith & Jas. Smith
Acknowledged before:  Jos. Smith & Jas. Smith, JP’s  - no dower release

Note: The above three records are for Richard of David (of David) Macklefish; cousin to Thomas and Richard (of Thomas).  This land is located in what would become Montgomery County.

 

DEED --   Frederick Co., MD                                    Deed Book & page:   L, p. 200, 201
Type of Record:   Deed                                               Date recorded:   16 March 1768
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                            Date made:   14 March 1768

Grantor/Seller:  Richard Macklefish, of Frederick Co., Province of Maryland

Grantee/Buyer:  Thomas Macklefish, of Frederick Co., Province of Maryland

Consideration:    £5
Property conveyed:  part of a Tract of Land Called Macklefishes Ridges , 34 acres of land, with houses, buildings, improvements, etc.
Additional information:   Thomas paid £ 0-1-6 alienation fine for the use of Lord Baltimore

Signed by:  Richard Macklefish (by his mark)    Witnesses:   Jos. Smith & Jas. Smith
Acknowledged before:  Jos. Smith & Jas. Smith, – no dower release by a wife

                 

DEED - Frederick Co., MD                                      Deed Book & page:   M, p. 176, 177
Type of Record:   Deed                                             Date recorded:   14 April 1769
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                          Date made:   12 April 1768

Grantor/Seller:  Greenbury Cheney, Senr., of Prince Georges Co., MD, planter

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Frederick Co., MD, farmer

Consideration:   £40
Property conveyed:   all that tract of land in Frederick Co., called “Cheneys Lott”, with all houses, buildings, etc.
Additional information:   Thomas Macklefish paid two shillings sterling alienation fee

Signed by:  Grenbury Cheney                                Witnesses:   Charles Jones & David Lynn
Acknowledged before:  Charles Jones & David Lynn – no dower release by a wife

DEED -  Frederick Co., MD                                      Deed Book & page: U, p. 409-411
Type of Record:   Deed                                              Date recorded:   17 December 1774
At request of:   Thomas Mackelfish                           Date made:   29 November 1773

Grantor/Seller:  Greenbury Cheney, Senr. Of Prince Georges Co., MD, planter

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Mackelfish, of Frederick Co., MD, farmer

Consideration:   £40
Property conveyed:   parcel of land in Frederick Co. called “Cheneys Lot,” by Cave Run, 50 acres , with Houses, Buildings, farming, etc.
Additional information:   Thomas Mackelfish paid two shillings sterling for alienation fine

Signed by:  Greenbury Cheney                                Witnesses:   Thos. Prather & John Stull
Acknowledged before:  Thos. Prather & John Stull – no dower release

 

PATENT: Washington Co., MD: MSA S1208-735, Patent Certificate #685
“Partnership,” 36 Acres, Special Warrant of Survey issued 6 February 1782 to survey “in any part of the Western Shore of this State not formerly laid out for nor Cultivated or Improved by any Person nor Manors or Lands reserved by Act of Assembly…;” surveyed 11 November 1782, adjoining “Macklefishes Ridges; Returned 2 December 1782; Examined and Passed 2 December 1782; £6-4-0 caution money paid 30 January 1783; Caveat entered by John Gallaway and then withdrawn; Patent issued to Thomas Macklefish, 23 May 1785

 

PATENT: Washington Co., MD; MSA S1208-371, Patent Certificate #324
“Fish Pott Hill,” 8 ½ acres, Special Warrant of Survey issued 3 December 1782, for 10 acres of land.  Surveyed 16 January 1783, adjoining “Chaney Chance,” “Strife,” & “Cadiz.” 
Returned 31 January 1783; Examined & Passed 4 February 1782; 34 shillings caution money, 6 shillings for improvements, paid 15 May 1783; Patent issued to Thomas Macklefish, 31 December 1784.

PATENT: Washington Co. MD; MSA S1208-615, Patent Certificate #567
“Macklefishes Small Bit,” 1 ½ acres, Special Warrant of Survey issued 3 December 1782, for 10 acres of land.  Surveyed 31 October 1783, adjoining “Very Cold,” & “Second Resurvey on First Choice.”  Returned 15 November 1783: Examined & Passed 19 November 1783; 6 shillings caution money paid 15 December 1783; Patent issued to Thomas Macklefish, 31 December 1784

 

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                      Deed Book & page:   C, p. 482-484
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   20 October 1783
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                              Date made:   29 September 1783

Grantor/Seller:  Nathan Chaney (son of Ezekiel Cheney) of Washington Co., MD, farmer

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD, farmer

Consideration:   £132 specie
Property conveyed:   part of tract called “Cadiz” beginning at the beginning trees of “Macklefishes ridges,” 19 acres; also part of a tract called “Cadiz” beginning at the fifth line of “Macklefishes Ridges,” also adjoining “Partners,” 28 ½ acres

Signed by:  Nathan Chaney (by his mark)                          Witnesses:   John Cellor & John Stull
Acknowledged before:  John Cellar & John Stull, JP’s – Susanna, wife of Nathan Chaney relinquished her dower right

 

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                      Deed Book & page:   D, p. 28-30
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:    27 August 1784
At request of:   Richard Macklefish                              Date made:   25 August 1784

Grantor/Seller:  John Avey, of Washington Co., MD, farmer

Grantee/Buyer:   Richard Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD, farmer

Consideration:   £60
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “Avey’s Good Luck,” 11  ¾ acres

Signed by:  John Eve (by his mark)                                Witnesses:   John Cellar & John Stull
Acknowledged before:  John Cellar & John Stull, JP’s – no dower release

 

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   D, pp. 735, 736
Type of Record:   Deed                                                Date recorded:   22 April 1786
At request of:   Jeremiah Cheney                                 Date made:   15 April 1786

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, farmer, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Jeremiah Cheney, of Washington Co., MD, farmer

Consideration:   £100 specie
Property conveyed:   all that tract of land called “Macklefishes small bit,” 1 ½ acre,  and part of a tract called “Partnership” 18 acres; adjoining tracts “Very Cold,” “the second Resurvey on first  choice,”  & “Cadiz,”

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish                                Witnesses:   Alexr. Clagott & John Stull
Acknowledged before:  Alexr. Clagott & John Stull, JP’s, Mary, wife of Thomas Macklefish relinquished her right to dower

 

DEED  -  Washington Co., MD                                    Deed Book & page:   D, p. 736-738
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   22 April 1786
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                              Date made:   22 April 1786

Grantor/Seller:  Nathan Cheney, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £86-2-6
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “Cadiz,”adjoining Antietam Creek, 7 ½ acres; also one other part of “Cadiz,” adjoining “Macklefishes Ridges,” & “Stulls Forest,” 5 ½ acres; and part of one other tract called “Stulls Forest,” adjoining “Partnership,” 6 acres

Signed by:  Nathan Cheney                                Witnesses:   John Cellar & John Stull
Acknowledged before:  John Cellar & John Stull, JP’s – Susannah Cheney, wife of Nathan Cheney, relinquished her right to dower

 

DEED - Washington Co. MD                                       Deed Book & page:   G, p. 391, 392
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   7 May 1791
At request of:   John & James McCoy                           Date made:   7 May 1791

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   John McCoy & James McCoy of Washington Co. MD

Consideration:   £189-22-6
Property conveyed:   part of a tract of land “called Cheney’s Lott now in possession of them the said John McCoy and James McCoy that clear of elder surveys be the quantity more or less…”

Signed by:  Thos. Mackelfish                                Witnesses:   A. Shryock & Elexr  Clagett
Acknowledged before:  H. Shryock & Alexr. Clagett, JP’s – Mary wife of Thomas Macklefish relinquished her right of dower.

 

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                Deed Book & page:   G, 493, 494
Type of Record:   Bill of Sale                                  Date recorded:   17 September 1791
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                           Date made:   15 September 1791

Grantor/Seller:  Jacob Rowland, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish Senior, of Washington Co., MD
Consideration:   £12-17-6
Property conveyed:   One Black horse, provided that Rowland or his heirs do not pay to Mclfish, or his heirs, the sum of £12-17-6 principle and lawful interest, on 1 December next (1791) for the redemption of the horse. 
Additional information:   Thomas Mackelfish acknowledged having Rowlands note for £12-17-6, for which this bill of sale was given as security.  Witness: Wm. Clarke
Signed by:  Jacob Rowland                                Witnesses:   John Robertson
Acknowledged before:  Adm. Ott, by Jacob Rowland, Junior

 

PATENT: Washington Co., MD, MSA S1231-389, Unpatented Certificate #377
“Toms Corner,” 1 ½ Acres, Common Warrant issued 19 December 1791 for 3 acres of land, Surveyed 9 March 1792, beginning at the beginning trees of “Macklefishes Ridges,” adjoining”Cadiz,” & “Cheneys Chance.”  Received 28 May 1792, Examined & Passed 21 July 1792; fourpence half penny caution money paid 3 April 1793

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                   Deed Book & page:   G, p. 668, 669
Type of Record:   Deed                                              Date recorded:   14 April 1792
At request of:   Thomas Mackclefish                           Date made:   14 April 1792

Grantor/Seller:  Nathan Cheney of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £15
Property conveyed:   “all the land that lies within the following lines and limits that hat not heretofore been conveyed by the said Nathan Cheney to Thomas Macklefish (to wit)…” here follows a series of metes and bounds , “containing exclusive of the parts heretofore conveyed the quantity of three acres of land…”

Signed by:  Nathan Cheney                                Witnesses:   Alexr. Clagett & Adm. Ott
Acknowledged before:  Alexr. Clagett & Adm. Ott, JP’s – Susannah, wife of Nathan Cheney, relinquished her right to dower in these lands

 

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   H, p. 120, 121
Type of Record:   Deed                                                Date recorded:   8 March 1793
At request of:   Jacob Rohrer                                        Date made:   7 February 1793

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Jacob Rohrer, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £366-0-0
Property conveyed:   the land Thomas Macklefish has any title to in Washington Co., “to the Eastward of the fifth and sixth lines of the Land called Macklefishes Ridges, containing sixty one acres…”

Signed by:  Thomas Macklefish                                Witnesses:   Alexr. Clagett & Adam Ott
Acknowledged before:  Alexr. Clagett & Adam Ott, JP’s. – Mary, wife of Thomas Macklefish relinquished her right of Dower in these lands

 

DEED -Washington Co., MD                                      Deed Book & page:   H, p. 139-141
Type of Record:   Deed                                                Date recorded:   19 March 1793
At request of:   Henry Smith                                       Date made:   7 February 1793

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Henry Smith, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £330
Property conveyed:   the land that Macklefish “hath any right or title to, lying and being in Washington County to the Westward of the fifth and sixth lines of the land called Macklefishe’s Ridges…,” 74 ½ acres

Signed by:  Thomas Macklefish                                Witnesses:   Alexr. Clagett & Adam Ott
Acknowledged before:  Alexr. Clagett & Adam Ott, JP’s – Mary, wife of Thomas relinquished her right to dower in these lands

 

DEED -    Washington Co., MD                                   Deed Book & page:   I, p. 211, 212
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   14 May 1795
At request of:   Adam Shupe                                         Date made:   14 May 1795

Grantor/Seller:  Richard Mackelfish of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Adam Shoop, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £60
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “Avey’s Good Luck,” 12 acres of land

Signed by:  Richard Mackelfish (by his mark)                 Witnesses:   N. Rochester & A. Clagett
Acknowledged before:  N. Rochester & A. Clagett, JP’s – no dower release by a wife

DEED -   Washington Co., MD                                   Deed Book & page:   I, pp. 637, 638
Type of Record:   Deed                                                Date recorded:   16 April 1796
At request of:   Richard Macklefish                             Date made:   26 April 1796

Grantor/Seller:  Jacob Knave, of Washington County, MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Richard Macklefish, of Washington Co. MD

Consideration:   £15-15-0
Property conveyed:   part of a tract of land called “Cadiz,”, beginning at the boundary trees of “Macklefishes Ridges,” 2 ¼ acres

Signed by:  Jacob Knave                                Witnesses:   Adam Ott & Cephas Beall
Acknowledged before:  Adam Ott & Ceaphes Beall, JP’s – Margaret, wife of Jacob Knave relinquished her dower right in this land.

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                      Deed Book & page:   I, p. 639, 640
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:    26 April 1796
At request of:   Jacob Knave                                         Date made:    26 April 1796

Grantor/Seller:  Richard Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Jacob Knave, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £15-15-0
Property conveyed:   part of a tract of land called “Macklefishes Ridges,” 2 ¼ acres of land

Signed by:  Richard Macklefish (by his mark)                Witnesses:   Adam Ott & Ceaphes Beall
Acknowledged before:  Adam Ott & Cephas Beall, JP’s – no dower release made by a wife

 

DEED - Washington Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   N, p. 480, 481
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   13 May 1801
At request of:   Thomas, Ezekiel & John Chaney          Date made:   28 April 1801

Grantor/Seller:  Richard Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Chaney, Ezekiel Chaney & John Chaney, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £325
Property conveyed:   all those parts of two tracts of land, one called part of “Cadiz,” 2 ¼ acres, had from Jacob Knave, the other part of “Macklefishes Ridges, 31 ¾ acres

Signed by:  Richard Macklefish (by his mark)              Witnesses:   George Scott, Senior
Acknowledged before:  George Scott, Senior, associate Judge  - no dower release

 

DEED -  Allegany Co., MD                                    Deed Book & page:   A, 254, 255
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:   24 November 1792
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                         Date made:   19 October 1792

Grantor/Seller:  Moses Robinett, farmer of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Washington Co., MD

Consideration:   £281
Property conveyed:   “Addition to the Two Springs,” 50 acres & “Content” on N. side of Murley’s Branch, 42 acres

Signed by:  Moses Robinette                                Witnesses:   John Reid & James Prather
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & James Prather, JP’s, by Moses Robinett & wife, Ann

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD; MSA S1188-708; Patent Certificate #674
“Deer Park Resurveyed,” 240 ½ acres; Special Warrant of Resurvey issued to Thomas Mackelfish on 3 April 1793, to resurvey the following tracts: “Content,” originally granted William Good, 13 October 1770, for 42 acres, and part of a tract called “Addition to the Two Springs,” originally granted to John Perryn, 20 April 1763, for 150 acres, amend errors and add contiguous vacancies, and reduce the whole into one tract.  Surveyed 2 November 1793, adjoining Edward Wilson & Jeremiah Chaney’s land.    Returned 1 April 1794, Examined & Passed 1 April 1794, £22-6-3 caution money paid on 1 April 1794; Patented to Thomas Mackelfish, 20 October 1796.

 

CERTIFICATE:  Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1211-643, Unpatented Certificate  #597
“Part of Shades of Death,” 30 acres; Special Warrant issued to Thomas Mackelfish on 1 April 1794, for one hundred acres. Surveyed 17 March 1795, on the West side of Fifteen Mile Creek and about sixty yards above the Mouth of the Rock Lick Branch.  Certificate assigned by Thomas Mackelfish to  Edward Wilson on 18 March 1795.

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1188-2415; Patent Certificate #2347
“Robert’s Delight,” 44 ½ acres; a 7 acre part of a Special Warrant issued to Thomas Mackelfish for one hundred acres, on 1 April 1794.  Surveyed 13 March 1795, “on the North East side of Flintstone run…,” and adjoining “Addition,” “Dews Spirng,” “The Resurvey on Flintstone,” and “The Resurvey on Saint George.”  Returned 31 March 1795; Examined & Passed 28 October 1795; Caution money – forty shillings – paid 29 October 1795.  Patented to Thomas Mackelfish, 12 May 1797.

 

PATENT:  Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1188-205,  Patent Certificate #184
“At The Point of Two Hollows,” 6 acres, 151 perches; by a 3 acre part of a Common Warrant granted Ben Tatman, for ten acres, bearing date 21 October 1794.  Surveyed 31 July 1795, beginning “about five feet from a Road leading from Dickersson Jadwins to Joseph Tatmans and about three perches east of a Run a Draught of Murleys Branch…” Assigned to Dickeson Jadwin, for value received, on 16 September 1795.    Survey returned 16 October 1795; Examined & Passed 14 October 1795 (? – before it was returned ?).    Assigned by Dickeson Jadwin to Thomas Mackelfish, along with “I Am Glad I Got It,” on 11 October 1802.  Patented to Thomas Macklefish 9 November 1802.

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD; MSA S1188-1018, Patent Certificate #597
“Good Timber,” 11 ¼  acres: Common Warrant issued Thomas Mackelfish, on 23 March 1796, for ten acres of land.  Surveyed 12 May 1796, “about ten perches East of the Waggon Road leading from said Mackelfishs to Flintstone Creek…,”  near a tract called “the Resurvey on Flintstone,” and “Gassaways Pieces.”  Returned 18 August 1796; Examined & Passed 18 Augut 1796; 15 shillings, 7 pence compostion money paid 18 August 1796.  Patented to Thomas Mackelfish, 11 May 1797.

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD; MSA S1188-1208, Patent Certificate #1158
“I Am Glad I Got It,” 22 Acres;  A 4 acre part of a 5 acre Special Warrant, granted 12 October 1796 to Frederick Donnaldson.  Surveyed 25 March 1797, beginning at the beginning point of “Point Look In,” and adjoining “The Point of Two Hollows.”  Assigned by Frederick Dannison (sic) to Dickson Jadwin, on 3 October 1797.  Returned, Examined & Passed, and Composition Money paid on 10 October 1707.  Assigned by Dickson Jadwin to Thomas Mackefish on 11 October 1802.  Patent issued to Thomas Mackelfish on 9 November 1802.

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1188-2963; Patent Certificate #2885
“Walnut Bottom,” in two parts (part 1 = 30 ½  acres, part 2 = 41 ¼  acres), 71 acres; Special Warrant of Proclamation issued to Thomas Mackelfish, on 16 October 1797, to resurvey a tract called Walnut Bottom, originally surveyed for Frederick Donnoldson on a warrant for 54 acres, granted 12 October 1796.  Resurveyed 13 October 1798, beginning “on the South end of the Warrior Mountain in the Warm Spring Gap and about fifty perches North East of a large spring near Jacob Fleck’s Cabbin…,” adjoining “The Second Resurvey on St. George;” the second part adjoining “The Big Spring.” Returned 15 June 1799; Examined & Passed 15 June 1799; Patented to Tho. Mackelfish 17 May 1800

 

CERTIFICATE: Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1188-564; Patent Certificate #533
Common Warrant granted to Thomas McKelfish, for ten acres, on 17 December 1799; assigned by him to James Staton Collins, and surveyed for him as a 17 acre tract called “Collins Farm,” patented on 4 November 1802.

 

DEED - Allegany Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   B, p. 392, 393
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:  16 August 1797
At request of:  John Roberts                                     Date made:   16 August 1797

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   John Roberts, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £15
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “Robert’s Delight,” on NE side of Flintstone Run in a Gap of Warrior Mountain, 27 ½ acres

Signed by:  Thomas Macklefish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Daniel Fetter
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Daniel Fetter, JP’s – no dower release by wife



 

 

DEED -  Allegany Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   B, p. 432-434
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:  12 December 1797
At request of: George Robinett, Senr.                      Date made:   9 September 1797

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Mackelfish, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   George Robinett, Senr., of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £5-10-0
Property conveyed:   22 acre part of a tract called “Dear”
Additional information:   (“Deer Park?)

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Daniel Fetter
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Daniel Fetter, JP’s – no dower release by a wife
 

DEED -  Allegany Co., MD                                    Deed Book & page:  B, 447, 448
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:   29 December 1797
At request of:   Jarret Danison                                  Date made:   23 December 1797

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD, planter

Grantee/Buyer:   Jarrot Dannison, of Allegany Co., MD, planter

Consideration:   £3-0-0
Property conveyed:   part  of a tract called “Deer Park,” the fifth piece, 18 ¾ acres

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish                                Witnesses:   James Prather, John Reid
Acknowledged before:  James Prather, John Reid, JP’s – no dower release by wife


DEED -   Allegany Co., MD                                   Deed Book & page:   B, p. 448-450
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:   29 December 1797
At request of:    Asa Willson                                    Date made:   23 December 1797

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, farmer, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Asa Wilson, farmer, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:    ten shillings
Property conveyed:   “all that tract or parcel, part of a resurvey called “Deer Park,” 43 ¼ acres

Signed by:  Thomas Macklefish                                Witnesses:   James Prather & John Reid
Acknowledged before:  James Prather & John Reid, JP’s – no dower release by a wife

 

DEED - Allegany Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   B, 451, 452
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:   30 December 1797
At request of:   John Willison                                   Date made:   19 October 1797

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD, planter

Grantee/Buyer:   John Willison, of Allegany Co., MD, planter

Consideration:   £5-0-0
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “Deer Park,” 22 ½ acres
Signed by:  Thomas Macklelfish                                Witnesses:   John C. Beatty & Jno. Hays
Acknowledged before:  John C. Beatty & Jno. Hays, JP’s – no dower release by a wife

 

DEED - Allegany Co., MD                                     Deed Book & page:   C, 228, 229
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:    23 July 1800
At request of:    Thomas Mackelfish                        Date made:   12 May 1800

Grantor/Seller:  Nicholas Gassaway, of Ann Arundel Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Mackelfish, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £95-12-5
Property conveyed:   part of the “Resurvey on St. George,” 42 ½ acres

Signed by:  Nicholas Gassaway             Witnesses:   Charles Alexr. Warfield & Thomas Hobbs                      Acknowledged before:  Charles Alexr. Warfield & Thomas Hobbs, JP’s of Ann Arundel Co., MD – dower release by wife, Milly Gassaway


 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD; MSA S1188-2303; Patent Certificate #2238
“The Resurvey on Deer Park,” 488 ½ acres of land.  Special Warrant of Resurvey greanted Thomas Maclefish, dated 29 May 1801, to resurvey the following contiguous tracts of land: part of “St George,” originally granted Nicholas Gallaway, 25 February 1795 for 669 acres; part of “Addition to Two Springs,” originally granted to George Robinett on 20 October 1796 for 136 ¾ acres; part of “Deer Park,” originally granted to Thos. Macklefish on 20 Oct 1796 for 240 ½ acres, part of “Content,” which has been taken in by “Deer Park” in a previous resurvey; part of ”Walnut Bottom,” originally granted on 17 May 1800 for 71 ¾ acres – to resurvey, amend errors and add any contiguous vacancies, into one entire tract.  Surveyed 27 March 1802, for 488 ½ acres of land.  Returned (?); Examined & Passed 16 August 1802.  £34-2-6 caution paid on 16 August 1802.  There was a hold-up on issuing this patent because the original warrant referred to the tract “Saint George,” rather than “The Resurvey on Saint George.”  Thomas had to petition the Chancellor of Maryland explaining the mistake and that no harm would result from issuing the patent, despite the mistake.  Patent finally issued to Thomas Macklefish on 6 October 1803. 

 

DEED -  Allegany Co., MD                                    Deed Book & page:   C, 399,400
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:    26 June 1801
At request of:   Thomas McElfish                            Date made:   20 June 1801

Grantor/Seller:  John Twigg of John, farmer, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, farmer, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £40
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “Abednegoes Choice” on the water of Murley’s Branch, 80 acres

Signed by:  John Twigg                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Elijah Robinson
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Elijah Robinson, JP’s – dower release by wife, Susannah


 

PATENT: Washington Co., MD; MSA S1208-613, Patent Certificate # 565
“Macklefishes Circle,” 4 ½ acres; Proclamation Warrant issued 1 July 1801, to Thomas Macklefish of Allegany Co., to resurvey a tract of land called “Swingles Claim,” surveyed for George Swingle 3 March 1783.  Surveyed 7 December 1801 for Thomas Macklefish; Returned 29 January 1802; Examined & Passed 29 January 1802; 12 shillings, 9 pence caution paid 29 January 1802; Certificate assigned to John Clagett by Thomas Mackelfish, for valuable consideration, on 15 December 1801; Patent issued to John Clagett, 12 October 1803

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD; MSA S1211-669, Unpatented Certificate #622
“Pleasant Hill,” 10 acres;  Common Warrant granted to Edward Willson (Junior), for thirty one acres, dated 18 May 1802, ten acres of which he assigned to Thomas Macklefish, on 9 September 1802.  Surveyed 10 January 1803, adjoining Walnut Bottom.  Returned 12 May 1803; Examined & Passed 12 May 1803  (12 shillings, 50 pence caution was paid on 12 May 1803, but this is crossed out on the certificate) .  No patent issued on this certificate.

 

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                                Deed Book & page:   C, 537, 538
Type of Record:   Deed                                                        Date recorded:    27 August 1802
At request of:    Thomas Macklefish                                    Date made:   27 August 1802

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Beall of Samuel, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   $60
Property conveyed:   all that tract called “Point Lock,” on the East side of a Hill about Eight perches north seventy degrees east from where a certain Dickensen Jadwin lives…” 34 acres

Signed by:  Thomas Beall of Sam’l                             Witnesses:  Thos. Blair & Hanson Briscoe
Acknowledged before:   Hanson Briscoe, JP – no dower release by wife

 

PATENTS; Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1188-928, Patent Certificate #888
“Fortune, ” 93 acres; surveyed for Thomas Mackelfish on 20 January 1803, on a warrant issued to Isaac Wilson, dated 7 May 1799, assigned to Joshua Wilson, and then assigned to Thomas on 28 September 1803. Patent was not issued on this tract during Thomas’ lifetime.  Patented to Thomas’ son, Thomas Mackelfish, on 3 December 1810

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                    Deed Book & page:   C, p. 592, 593
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:  18 February 1803
At request of:    Nicholas Gassaway                        Date made:  21 January 1803  

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Nicholas Gassaway, of Ann Arundel Co., MD

Consideration:   £95-12-6
Property conveyed:   part of “The Resurvey on Saint George,” 42 ½ acres
Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Elijah Robosson

Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Elijah Robosson, JP’s – no dower release by wife
 

PATENTS: Allegany Co., MD; MSA S1188-2118, Patent Certificate #2056
“Pine Tree,” 24 ½ acres.  Thomas Macklefish received the assignment of a common warrant for five acres, from Frederick Dannison on 15 March 1804, the same day that it was surveyed.  The original warrant was issued to Dannison on 18 June 1803.   Lying on the southeast side of Flintstone Creek, the tract had its survey examined and passed and on 18 June 1804, Thomas paid £2-15-0 caution money, but Thomas never patented the tract.  (Patent was granted to his son Thomas, on 6 March 1826) 

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                   Deed Book & page:   D, p. 300, 301
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:    23 February 1805
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                         Date made:   6 December 1804

Grantor/Seller:  Simon Houser of Bedford Co., PA & Elizabeth Brayfield of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Mackelfish, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £125
Property conveyed:   “Hickory Swamp” in Allegany Co., MD, 83 ¾ acres

Additional information:  Mark Brayfield, of Bedford Co., PA, died, seized of a tract called “Hickory Swamp,” bequeathed to Simon Houser of same place; widow: Elizabeth Brayfield.  Houser obtained a patent of “Hickory Swamp on 9 November 1804.

Signed by:  Simon Houser & Elizabeth Brayfield     Witnesses:   John Willson & Hanson Briscoe
Acknowledged before:  Hanson Briscoe, Assoc. Justice – Elizabeth Brayfield released her dower

 

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                   Deed Book & page:   D, p. 301-303
Type of Record:   Deed                                            Date recorded:   23 February 1805
At request of:   Thomas Macklefish                         Date made:   19 November 1804

Grantor/Seller:  Nicholas Gassaway, of Ann Arundel Co., MD.

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD.

Consideration:   £124-17-6
Property conveyed:   parcel of land being part of two tracts, “Loss & Gain” & “The Resurvey on Saint George,” 55 ½ acres

Signed by:  Nicholas Gassaway              Witnesses: Charles Alex. Warfield & Leaven Lawrence
Acknowledged before:  Charles Alex. Warfield & Leaven Lawrence, JP’s for Ann Arundel Co – wife, Milly Gassaway released her dower right

 

PATENTS, Allegany Co., MD, MSA S1188-1246, Patent Certificate #1195

“Ivy Bank,” 15 ¾ acres.  Warrant for 20 acres that was issued to Jared Danison,  28 May 1804;  surveyed on 1 May 1805; certificate of survey assigned to Thomas on 3 May 1805.  The composition money, 25 shillings, 7 ½ pence, was paid on 15 May 1805, but the patent was not completed in Thomas’ lifetime.  Thomas’ sons petitioned the Chancellor to have this patent issued; David, John and Joseph assigned their rights to it to their brother, Thomas,  tract was patented to him, on 3 December 1810.   ( Also contained in this folder is an attestation from John Reid, dated 19 May 1809,  that Thomas , David, John, & Joseph, were the four sons of Thomas Mackelfish, as mentioned in his will.) 

 

PATENT: Allegany Co., MD: MSA S1188-1776, Patented Certificate #1717
“MacKelfish’s Venture,” 210 ½ acres.  Special Warrant of Resurvey issued to Thomas Macklefish, on 1 August 1805, to resurvey a tract called “Tiptons Venture,” originally granted him on 2 March 1792, for 36 acres, to correct errors and add contiguous vacancies. Thomas Macklefish died before the warrant could be executed Resurvey was made in the name of his heirs, on 18 December 1805, and £21-16-3 caution money was paid on 4 Augusts 1806.  David, Thomas and John, on 19 May 1809 transferred their shares to Joseph MacKelfish. Patent issued on 2 December 1813 to Joseph MacKelfish.

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                       Deed Book & page:   E, p. 298,99
Type of Record:   Deed                                                Date recorded:   19 April 1808
At request of:   not given                                              Date made:   8 March 1808

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas, David, John & Joseph Macklefishes, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Jesse Chaney, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £40 current money
Property conveyed:   part of a tract called “The Resurvey on Abednegoes Choice,” lying on the waters of Murleys Branch, adjoining Widdows Conquest, 83 acres of land and premises

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish, David Mackelfish, John Mackelfish & Jos. McKelfish                                Witnesses:   John Ried, Thomas Pratt
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Thos. Pratt, JP’s – no dower releases

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                        Deed Book & page:   E, p. 441
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   6 June 1809
At request of:   not given                                               Date made:   19 May 1809

Grantor/Seller:  David, John & Joseph Macklefishes, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Thomas Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £152-10-0 current money
Property conveyed:   “their respective shares or fourth part of the following tracts…” to wit: “Hickory Swamp,” “Pine Tree,” “Ivy Bank,” & “Fortune,” no acreages given

Signed by:  David Macklefish, John McKelfish & Joseph Macklefish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Thomas Pratt
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Thomas Pratt, JP’s – Rachael, wife of David, relinquished her right to dower in these lands.

 

DEED  -   Allegany Co., MD                                Deed Book & page:  E, p. 449
Type of Record:   Deed                                          Date recorded:   4 July 1809
At request of:   not given                                        Date made:   19 May 1809

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas, David & Joseph Mackelfishes, of Allegany County, MD

Grantee/Buyer:   John Mackelfish, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £408-11-3 current money
Property conveyed:  “their respective shares or fourth part of one undivided moiety or half part of the following tracts or parcesl of lands to wit:” “The Resurvey on Deer Part,” “Good Timber,” part of “Roberts Delight,” “Walnut Bottom,” & “Pleasant Hill,” 

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish, David Mackelfish & Jos. McKelfish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Thomas Pratt
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Thomas Pratt, JP’s – Drusilla and Rachael, wifes of the said Thomas and David relinquished their right of dower to these land

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co., MD                                        Deed Book & page:   E, p. 449, 450
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   4 July 1809
At request of:   not given                                              Date made:   19 May 1809

Grantor/Seller:  Joseph Macklefish, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   David & John Mackelfishes, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £31-10-0 current money
Property conveyed: “all his right of the following tract or parcel of land, to wit. The remianider of a tract called “Deer Park”

Signed by:  Jos. McKelfish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Thomas Pratt
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Thomas Pratt, JP’s

 

DEED  -  Allegany Co. MD                                         Deed Book & page:  E, p. 450, 451
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   4 July 1809
At request of:  not given                                               Date made:   19 May 1809

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas, John & Joseph Mackelfishes, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   David Mackelfish, of Allegny Co., MD

Consideration:   £408-7-3 current money
Property conveyed:   “their respecitive shares or fourth parts of one undivided moiety or half part of the following tracts” to wit: “The Resurvey on Deer Park,” “Good Timber,” part of “Roberts Delight,” Walnut Bottom,” and “Pleasant Hill,” no acreage given

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish, John Mackelfish & Joseph Mackelfish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Thomas Pratt
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Thomas Pratt, JP’s – Drusilla, wife of Thomas relinquished her right to dower in these lands

 

DEED  - Allegany Co., MD                                          Deed Book & page:   E, pp. 470, 471
Type of Record:   Deed                                                 Date recorded:   4 September 1809
At request of:   not given                                                Date made:   19 May 1809

Grantor/Seller:  Thomas, David, and John Mackelfishes, of Allegany Co., MD

Grantee/Buyer:   Joseph Mackelfish, of Allegany Co., MD

Consideration:   £106-10-0 current money
Property conveyed:   “their respective shares or one fourth parts of the following tracts” the remainder of a tract called “Deer Park,” and “Macklefishes Venture,” no acreage given

Signed by:  Thomas Mackelfish,  David Mackelfish & John McKelfish                                Witnesses:   John Reid & Thomas Pratt
Acknowledged before:  John Reid & Thomas Pratt – Drusilla and Rachael, wives of the said Thomas and David relinquished their right of dower in these lands.

Data compiled by Don Nazelrod


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