A sketch of the Fort Plank Block House taken from William Leete Stone, Senior's The map is found within Map Drawer 14 of the Montgomery County Clerk's Office and is cataloged as Montgomery County Clerk's Office Map #MCCO_003388. The only known originals of this map exist in the Newberry Library of Chicago, Illinois and the Fort Plain, New York Museum. The map is in poor condition and is preserved within a mylar sheath. Edward Collins January 2, 1737/8 Map of the Charles Williams Patent. Variations and errors in lines Various members of the Shults Family are known to have occupied land(s) in the said Stone Arabia Patent in the early 19th Century. A special thanks goes to Marianne Miles of Baldswinville, New York for realigning the two segments. The map is catalogued as Map #201 within Portfolio H. The map is in several large segments and has been digitally reunited by experts in the aforesaid office. The creek which the patent straddles was known during the American Revolution as Bowmans Creek or Schremlings Kill. The patent is bordered south by the Mohawk River; easterly by the James Alexander or Abraham Gouvernor Patent; northerly by the Francis Harrison & Christian Garlock or Stone Arabia Patent. Where the current myth that Canajoharie translates to the pot that washes itself is unknown, but was probably invented by Jeptha R. Simms. A digital scan of this map is also available here. This map was noted to be in several tattered pieces, but a graphics expert in the New York State Bureau of Land Management was able to partially reconstruct it. The original pateentees were, with one or two exceptions, of German Contact the Author of the first and second generation born here few could. 9169 acres, a total of 11719 acres. By saving this map to your computer and using a high-quality graphics viewer, you will be able to clearly see the details within the mylar effect [KDJ]. Finally, an 1811 map of Lot 14 of the John Bowen or Stone Heap Patent demonstrating a one acre tract laid out for a mill and as well as a fifty acre tract of the lot laid out to pay for the mill’s expenses. A closeup of the northern portion of the Canajoharie District is available here. Deeds were given to all who Vedder conveyed his interest to Robert Sanders. This is a rough draft sketch prepared by William Cockburn. became a sad mixture of German, Dutch, English and Indian - the Mohawk "The Bloodied Mohawk" The patents of William Cosby, Timothy Bagley, and Charles Williams located in southern Montgomery County, New York. Sir William declared in 1769 that These pieces contained over 1000 acres making the total acreage of the This map is found within "The Goldsbrow Banyar Papers," Collection #DU10723, Box 8 Volume 3, of the New York State Library's Manuscripts Collection in Albany, New York. Loucks notes that court a court decision cited as 2 Carnes Rep. 210 determined that old Isaac Vrooman's line of the northern border of the Van Slyck Patent was the most correct. Please note, however, that a majority of the maps display a Compass Needle upon them and a few display the Compass Rose. ", Back to Montgomery County General History Section. districts, in the Valley militia of the colony which in It also demonstrates the then in existence Indian Trails and Kings Roads. This map is found within the Maps of the New York State Surveyor General housed in the New York State Archives in Albany, New York, Collection #AO273 Map #142. This map shows the locations of Home Lots 2-9, Lowland Lots 1-10, the 20 'lower' Woodland Lots, and the five large Upper Woodland Lots [site of the lands of Adam Yong, [Solomon] Keller, &: Cont Mathias]. family names may readily see the part they took in the military [N.B. A 'fanfold' exists in the original document which hides the mouth of the Onandaga Creek. Each farm had an orchard, which This map is found in the Samuel Ludlow Frey Papers of the New York State Library Manuscript Collection #SC9829, Box 6, Folder 140. AUGSBURG Engraved and Published by MATTHEW ALBERT LOTTER. all land worth patenting had been taken. The above mentioned Walter Butler is not the Captain Walter Butler, son of Colonel John Butler, who was killed on the West Canada in the fall of 1781 (KDJ)]. There was but little left.