BERKSHIRE MASSACHUSETTS DEEDS:
REUBEN ELDRIDGE of Williamstown, Berkshire Co., MA, gentleman, for and in consideration of 900 dollars paid by SPINK COMSTOCK, of same place, gentleman, ...sold to Spink, a tract of land situated in the west of Williamstown...dated 7 March 1835./s/ REUBEN ELDRIDGE and SAMANTHA ELDRIDGE.Wits:Dan Foster.Reuben acknowledged the deed at Berkshire on 27 March. 1835.Recorded 16 April 1835.Vol. 40 p 399 Berkshire Deeds
ANNY COMSTOCK of Williamstown, MA for $500 paid by SPINK COMSTOCK on 3 July 1820, released her dower rights from her deceased husband, ISHMAEL COMSTOCK./s/ ANNY COMSTOCK (her mark X).Wits:Rodman Hazard and David Lapham.Book 26 p 135 Berkshire Deeds
JOSHUA COMSTOCK, MERCY COMSTOCK, SUSANNAH PARKER, MARTHA COMSTOCK, EPHRAIM COMSTOCK, WAITY NICHOLS, NANCY NICHOLS, WILLIAM SWEET, ANNAH SWEET, GEORGE COMSTOCK, ISABELLA COMSTOCK, STEPHEN NICHOLS, ISHMAEL NICHOLS, common labourers, in consideration of the sum of $600 paid by Reuben Eldridge of Williamstown, Berkshire Co., sell to Reuben...a tract of land situated in the gore adjoining Williamstown..bounded by the northeast corner of Spink Comstock land...we the heirs of said premises...grant...(legal description).Dated 4 March 1835./s/JOSHUA COMSTOCK, MERCY COMSTOCK, EPHRAIM COMSTOCK, SUSANNAH COMSTOCK, STEPHEN NICHOLS, WAITYNICHOLS, NANCY NICHOLS, ISHMAEL NICHOLS, WILLIAM SWEET, MARTHA COMSTOCK, ANNA SWEET.Wits: Dan Foster and Ebenezer Foster.Received and recorded 16 April 1835.Vol. 40 p 340 Berkshire Deeds
LEVI COMSTOCK, HANNAH COMSTOCK, JOHN BACON and DANIEL BAKER of Shelburne, Chittenden Co. VT, for the sum of 120 pounds, from TIMOTHY HOLABIRD, administrator of the estate of DANIEL BAKER, late of Williamstown, deceased, the receipt we do hereby acknowledge..grant unto ALMOND HARRISON of Williamstown...interest in Lot No. 61, in Williamstown..and deeded to us by Solomon Right and five acres and 30 acres...formerly belonged to DANIEL BACONof Williamstown, deceased...dated 1 February 1804./s/ Levi Comstock, Hannah Comstock, Daniel Bacon and John Bacon.Wits:Joseph Power and Zadock Smith.Signatures acknowledged 1 February 1804.Recorded 15 April 1822.Vol. 27 p 287 Berkshire Deeds
WILLIAM COMSTOCK of E. Hoosuck in the County of Berkshire, MA, for 414 pounds paid by ELEAZER BROWN, land in E. Hoosuck, Lot No. 1 in the west range of settling lots (100 acres).Deed date:5 Feb. 1773 /s/ WILLIAM COMSTOCK and RACHEL COMSTOCK (her mark X)Witnesses: NATHAN COMSTOCK and WILLIAM PAIN.Signatures of the deed acknowledged 13 March 1773 and recorded on 18 Nov. 1784.Vol. A-B p 514 of Berkshire Co. MA deeds.
NATHAN COMSTOCK of E. Hoosuck, for 21 pounds paid by WILLIAM SMITH (blacksmith) 14 acres in the corner of Lot #6, where Nathan lives... Deed dated 15 Feb. 1773. /s/ Nathan Comstock.Wits: JOHN ROGERS and ISAAC KILLEY.On 16 March 1773 Nathan acknowledged the deed and it was recorded 24 March 1773.Vol. A p 510 Berkshire Co deeds.Note:on the same day, Killey deeded land to William Smith and William Comstock was a witness.P 511.
ELISHA JONES of Weston, Middlesex, MA for 10 pounds paid by NATHAN COMSTOCK of E. Hoosuck, yeoman, a tract of 45 acres, part of a 200 acre lot, near Lots 1 and 2 of the settling lots./s/ Elisha Jones.Deed dated 31 Oct. 1769.Wits: DANIEL LAPHAM and BARNABAS ALLEN.Recorded 24 March 1773Vol. A p 511 Berkshire deeds.
MARTHA COMSTOCK, widow, of Smithfield, Providence RI, seamstress, for 360 pounds paid by ADAM HARKNESS JR., sells tract of land in Adams, Berkshire, MA of 75 acres, being the north part of Lot 14 in the E. range.Date of deed 16 of third month 1782./s/ MARTHA COMSTOCK.Wits:JONATHAN and GEORGE COMSTOCK.Recorded 26 July 1782.Vol. B p 351 Berkshire deeds
ICHABOD COMSTOCK of Smithfield, Providence RI, physician, for 306 pounds 18 shillings, paid by ELEAZER BROWN of Smithfield, yeoman, sells part of 200 acre lot, No. 4 (181 acres) in Berkshire, and Ichabod's wife, SARAH COMSTOCK, gives up her dower rights on the property./s/ ICHABOD COMSTOCK.Date of deed 16 August 1770.Wits:FREELOVE ARNOLD and JOHN DEXTER.Ichabod appeared on 16 August 1770 to acknowledge the deed. It was recorded 11 Sept. 1770.Book A p 415 Berkshire deeds
ICHABOD COMSTOCK of Smithfield, Providence RI, physician, for one pepper corn, paid by NATHAN COMSTOCK of East Hoosuck in Berkshire, conveys 200 acres, Lot #5.Deed dated 3 Nov. 1772.Wits:ASA ARNOLD and WELCOME ARNOLD.Ichabod appeared on 3 Nov. 1772 and acknowledged the deed.Deed recorded 24 March 1773.Book B p 43 Berkshire deeds
DAN TAFT of Rinebeck (Otsego NY), house carpenter, and ISRAEL COMSTOCK JR. of Thompson, Windham, CT, husbandman, for 57 pounds sells to JONATHAN MASON of Adams, Berkshire MA, land in Adams of 38 acres..Deed date 14 Jan.1792. /s/ Dan Taft and Israel Comstock.Wits:J. W. BROWN and SOLOMON COMSTOCK.Recorded 30 January 1792.Book 3 p 38
DAVID COMSTOCK of Berlin, Renselaer Co., NY for $600 paid by BENJAMIN THURBER JR. & SR., sells a tract of land in Berkshire Co., MA of 60 acres on Lot 53.Deed dated 3 March 1807. /s/ DAVID COMSTOCK.HANNAH COMSTOCK, his wife, gives up her dower rights.Wits:Jared Stillman and Ezekiel Potter.David acknowledged the deed on 14 July 1814 and it was recorded the same day.Book 19 p 112 Berkshire deeds
ELKANAH PARRIS of Danby, Putnam Co., VT for love to daughter, HANNAH COMSTOCK of Petersburgh, Renselaer Co., NY, a tract of land in Williamstown, Berkshire Co., lot 53../s/ ELKANNAH PARRIS.Deed dated 8 May 1796.Wits: SNOW RANDALL and CALEB PARRIS.Elkanah appeared in Danby, Putnam Co. on 8 March 1799 to acknowledge the deed.It was recorded on 14 July 1814.Book 19 p 113 Berkshire deeds.