More on Hans Peter's Germantown Land

 

 

This is the text of a typewritten list that appears to have come from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Submitted by April Taylor Demers.

 

LAND HOLDINGS OF THE UMSTATT FAMILY IN GERMANTOWN TOWNSHIP

 

Town and Side Lots toward Bristol (East side of Germantown Ave.)

Lot No. 12

Section A, Containing 50 Acres (total)
1697 12(?) Aug.
Deed: Engel Milan, Matthias Milan, and Margaret Milan, heirs of John (or Hans) Milan, decd., to Joannes Umsted, for 50 A. in the town and side lands toward Bristol.
Recited in

Section B, Part 1, Containing 25 Acres (total)
1694 5 Oct.
Deed: Henry Sellen to Hans Peter Umsted, for 25 A. in the town and side lands toward Bristol.
Recited in above.

1694 7 Nov.
Deed: Hans Peter Umsted to Joanees Umsted, his son, for the same.
Acknowledged in Open Court held at Germantown on the 21st day of the 1st month (March) 1703/4.
Recited in above.

Section B, Part 2, Containing 25 Acres (total)
1694 9 May
Deed: Henry Sellen to Joannes Umsted, for 25 A. in the town and side lots toward Bristol.
Acknowledged in Open Court held at Germantown on the 21st day of the 1st month (March) 1703/4.
Recited in above.

1704 28 April
Deed: John Umsted to Humphrey Edwards, for 100 A. in the town and side lands towards Bristol.
Acknowledged in Open Court held at Germantown on the 2nd day of the 3rd month (May) 1704.
Recited in Deed Book E-4, No. 7, page 267 &c.

 

Town and Side Lots toward Schuylkill (West side of Germantown Ave.)

Lot No. 13

Section A, Containing 25 Acres (total)
1689 7 Dec.
Deed: Herman Isaacs op den Graeff, attorney of Dirck Sypman, to Hans Peter Umstett, for 25 A. in the town and side lands toward Schuylkill, subject to quit rent.
Acknowledged in Open Court held at Germantown 18 October 1692.
Recited in "Synopsis of Title" in Deed Book I, No. 11, page 67&c. (original deed is in the Archives of the Germantown Historical Society).

1706 7 Dec.
Release: Mathias von Beber, sucessor to Dirck Sypman, to Hans Peter Umstett, for the same, releasing the quit rent on the said property.
Recorded in Deed Book H., No. 17, page 169 &c.

Section B, Containing 25 Acres (total)
1685 5(?) Dec.
Deed: William Strepers, Tunis Kunders, Lenart Arets to Hans Peter Umstett, for 25 A., 10 A. in the inhabited part and 15 A. in the side lands.
Acknowledged in Open Court held at Germantown 18 October 1692.
Recited in "Synopsis of Title" in Deed Book I, No. 11, page 67&c. Sections

Sections A and B, Containing 100 Acres (total)
1710 14 Oct.
Deed Poll: Hans Peter Umstett to George Adam Hogermoed, for 100 A. in the town and side land toward Schuylkill.
Proved on 18 December 1761.
Recorded on 27 August 1762 in Deed Book H, No. 17, pages 173-76.

 

Land in Krisheim

1685 16 Aug.
Deed Poll: Dirk Sipman to Hans Peter Umstett, for 200 A. of which 25 A. is in Krisheim, subject to yearly quit rent.
Recited in H. No. 17, page 169 &c.

1694 6 Oct.
Deed: Hanns Peter Umstett of Germantown to Henry Sellen, for 25 A. in Krisheim.
Recited in E-6, No. 7, page 109 &c.

 

 

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