Michael John Neill's weekly genealogy how-to column.
Monday, April 25, 2011
The 200+ Acre Farm of John Demoss Senior and Junior
This is the plat of John Demoss' farm that is included in the patent issued to John Demoss Junior in Harford County, Maryland, in 1802. The patent was located on the Maryland State Archives website. John Demoss Junior had another patent in Harford County as well. We'll see if this patent and that patent are adjacent properties. I'm also hoping to use the metes and bounds description in the property to see if a modern plat drawn from the description matches the plat shown here.
And there's a neighboring property mentioned in the description that has the same last name as John Demoss' wife.