Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Did Not Plat Susannah's Property

It was decided not to plat Susannah Rucker's property for issue 40 of Casefile Clues. This was done because analyzing the neighborbhood was not really necessary (in my opinion) for this analysis. A reading of the metes and bounds descriptions, combined with the names of the grantors and grantees made it pretty clear the exact same piece of property was purchased in 1769 as was sold in 1781.

And two intermediate deeds mentioning Susannah's line didn't give any metes and bounds at all, which was not too helpful.

We may have an update on Susannah later--I'm not certain right now if there is really enough to warrant it. Susannah and her husband have many entries on WorldConnect and other GEDCOM file sites. Interestingly enough, her maiden name has not been proved, but several submissions include maiden names that have been eliminated from consideration years ago.

No comments:

Post a Comment