Lot 430

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Location

For the location of this lot in the Switzkill Valley click on 1787 map of Berne.

Description

  • 1787 – Wm. Cockburn survey map shows this as a ___ ac. lot[1]

History

  • 1787- Initially settled by Pierre Jean DuPont, 1787.
  • 1788 May 17, Peter J. Depong, at Beaver Dam (Berne), leased lot no. 430, containing 168 acres from the Patroon (Rensselearwyck, West Manor Ledger A, p93).[2]
  • 1790 census of Rensselaerville, Peter J. Dupong was listed with this son, wife and three of his daughters.[3]
  • 1800 Bern, Peter J. DePung [4]
  • 1813 Peter sold to Adam A. Deitz. Adam Deitz sold to Michael Woolweaver.
  • 1841 Joseph A Dietz south part to Samuel Onderdonk
  • 1852 Harmon Shufelt & Isaac Dietz 1856 Peter Shufelt & Alphenus Crocker leased this lot.[5] (this one was confusing, dates & renters may be mixed up a bit)
  • 1854 – map of Berne shows [6]
  • 1866 – map of Berne shows P.Warner, J.Shufeldt, Rev. D.P.Warner, J.Gifford. [7]


Additional Media

Sources

  1. 1787 map of Berne
  2. "Rensselaerwyck Manor (NY), Records 1574-1870." NY State Library, Albany NY: microfilm MA/FM 974.74 V36 99-18511. Reel 4: West Manor Rent Ledger A
  3. 1790 Rensselaerville, Albany Co, NY, (M637-6), p189, ln20, Peter J. Dupong, 1-1-4.
  4. 1800 Bern, Albany Co, NY, (M32-22), p72, ln25, Peter J. DePung, 00001-01101.
  5. Van Rensselaer lease records summary compiled by Bertha Mattuck from Van Rensselaer Manor records at the NYS Archives
  6. 1854 map of Berne
  7. 1866 Beers map of Berne