BRISTOL MA DEEDS:
Vol. 66 p 217:
ABNER DEVOL of Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA, yeoman, for the sum of 49 pounds, paid one half part by BARNABAS MOSHER of Dartmouth, carpenter, and the other half by his son, BARNABAS MOSHER...do hereby grant...a certain tract of land in Dartmouth..on the easterly side of the way that goes from New Town Meeting House to northward, an estimation of 15 acres...date of deed 17 January 1787./s/ Abner Davol and Abigail Davol.Wits: STEPHEN TRIPP, NICHOLAS HOWLAND.Abner appear in person on 17 Jan. 1787 and the deed was recorded 26 June 1787.
Vol. 67 p 228:
ABNER DEVOL of Dartmouth, labourer, for the sum of 69 pounds paid by WILLIAM HART of Dartmouth, yeoman, sell a parcel of land in Dartmouth containing two acres..from Newtown Meeting House to Quanapog ...deed dated 18 January 1787./s/ Abner Davol and Abigail Davol.Wits: JOHN SMITH and BENJAMIN CUMMINGS.On 20 March 1787 Abner appeared to prove the deed and it was recorded 9 September 1788.
Vol. 68 p 414:
ABNER DAVOL of Dartmouth...as administrator of the estate of NICHOLAS HOWLAND, late of Dartmouth, deceased, do lease and let unto INCREASE SMITH of the town aforesaid ...one half of the profits and improvement of the orchard on the homestead farm of aforesaid Nicholas Howland for and during a term of time of apple tress in said orchard shall live...and likewise forever the privilege of well and pass and repass to and from the well and to and from the orchard and round the house and through the remainder of the homestead wherever his reasonable ...shall require, where it shall be most beneficial to him and least prejudicial to the remaining part of the homestead, ...up and down stairs into and from chambers in the house where he now lives...the above granted premises are in consign..of said INCREASE SMITH having purchased the southerly part of the farm of Nicholas Howland, as may appear by deed bearing date this day and ...I hereby bind myself..dated 5 August 1789./s/Abner Devol
Wits:John Smith, Benjamin Cummings.Abner Devol personally appeared 8 Feb. 1790 to acknowledge his seal.Recorded 12 March 1790
Vol. 71 p 463:
ABNER DAVOL of Westport, yeoman, Bristol Co., for the sum of six pounds nine shillings, paid by JOB MILK of Westport, sell a certain lot of land that was bought of STEPHEN GIFFORD lying in Dartmouth, of about 12 acres...bounded by Jonathan Gifford on the northwest corner...dated 14 October 1792./s/ABNER DAVEL and LYDIA DAVEL.Wits:MARIAH DAVEL and ABNER DAVOL.Abner Davol appeared on 4 March 1793 to acknowledge the deed and it was recorded 18 March 1793.
Vol. 61 p 98:
WILLIAM DAVOL of Dartmouth in Bristol Co., blacksmith, for a sum of 387 pounds paid by SILVANUS WHITE of Dartmouth, hatter.William conveys his homestead farm whereon he now lived with the dwelling house, corn house, shop and barn, bounded (legal description)...sells with wife, Mehetabel.Dated 9 September 1782. /s/ WILLIAM DAVOL and MEHETABEL DAVOL (her mark).Wits: STOKES TRIP and JACOB CHASE.An additional signature, APPHIA DAVOL (her mark): I Apphia Davel, do by these ..to Silvanus White, all my right in the house and farm of within named William Davol..by deed bearing date this 6 day of ninth month 1782.Same witnesses.Proved at Tiverton RI on 7 Sept. 1782. Recorded 10 Sept. 1782.
Vol. 43 p 222:
BENJAMIN DAVEL of Tiverton (then County of Bristol Ma, later RI), yeoman, in consideration of the sum of 12 pounds ten shillings..paid by JOHN WILBORE and WILLIAM WOOD, SR., yeomen,
sell one half of the rock called Mascusacha in Dartmouth...what I hold by deed of gift from my honored grandfather, JONATHAN DAVEL, late of Dartmouth, reference bearing date of 26 May 1737..this deed dated 9 October 1742. /s/ Benjamin Davel (his mark).Wits: WILLIAM POTTER and WILLIAM POTTER.Benjamin Davel appeared to acknowledge his signature on 9 October. 1742, recorded 12 Sept. 1758.
Vol. 26 p 11:
CHRYSTOPHER DEVOL of Dartmouth, yeoman, for a sum of 35 pounds paid by WILLIAM MACUMBER of Dartmouth, yeoman, convey a certain parcel of land situated in Dartmouth being the northerly part or end of my now homestead farm and is by estimation 11 acres...easterly on George Brownell's land...deed dated 14 June 1735./s/CHRYSTOPHER DAVELL.Wits: JOHN LAWTON and WILLIAM DAVELL.Acknowledged signature by Chrystopher on 18 Oct. 1735.Recorded 13 April 1736.
Vol. 47 p. 327:
CHRISTOPHER DEVILE of Dartmouth in Bristol Co., cordwainer, for the sum of 460 pounds sell to THOMAS BROWNELL of the same town, ...a parcel of land in Dartmouth it being all my homestead farm where I now live..bounded on the highway that leads from the country road up to the plain and northerly on land I sold to SAMUEL MACUMBER...easterly on a parcel of land belonging to George Brownel, which previous parcel was taken of my homestead farm , containing an estimation 70 acres.....described with housing standing on the land of Christopher Devile...and PASENSE DEVILE, wife of said Christopher Devile gives up her right of dower...deed dated 11 Nov. 1738./s/ Christopher Devile and Pasence Devile (her mark).Wits: GEORGE SOULE son of Nathan and RESCOMBE SANFORD.Christopher Devile and his wife acknowledge instrument on the 14 day of Nov. 1738.Recorded 13 Dec. 1764.
Vol. 56 p 437:
DAVID DAVEL of Dartmouth, yeoman, for the sum of 35 pounds, paid by WILLIAM CORNELL of the town aforesaid, cordwainer, grant a tract of land situated part in Tiverton RI and part in Dartmouth, called Cranberry Neck containing by estimation 15 acres..bounded on the north by THOMAS WEAVER'S land and easterly in part by STEPHEN PECKHAM's, southerly by Cornell's own land and part on THOMAS SISSON's land, westerly on said Sisson's land and part on Wartuypah? Pond.Date of deed 8 Nov. 1772./s/ DAVID DAVEL and HANNAH DAVEL.Wits: JOHN DAVEL and BARNEA DAVOUL.Personally appeared at Newport/Tiverton on 21 Jan. 1774, David Davel and acknowledged the deed and his seal.Recorded 26 Jan 1776.
Vol. 61 p 437:
An indenture made the 24th day of the fifth month 1781 between DAVID DAVEL of Dartmouth, yeoman, on one part and his brother, JOSHUA DAVOL of Dartmouth, yeoman, on the other part..they stand jointly entitled to a fee of a certain tract of land situated in Dartmouth..an estimated 20 acres..bounded by a cedar swamp, George Brownell's land, westerly by the heirs of THOMAS SISSON, northerly on WESSON MACUMBER'S land...agreed to divided the premises into two equal parts.../s/ DAVID DAVEL and JOSHUA DAVEL.Wits:JACOB CHASE and SAMUEL SMITH.On 5 Feb. 1782 David Davol and Joshua Davol appeared to acknowledge the written instrument.Recorded 16 April 1783.
Vol. 73 p 146:
JOHN DAVILL second of Dartmouth, yeoman, for a sum of 135 pounds, paid by DAVID DAVEL of Dartmouth, yeoman, sell to David Davel, my homestead farm situated in Dartmouth, containing 24 acres..bounded by JAMES SISSONS homestead farm...Deed dated 4 April 1775. /s/ JOHN DAVILL and MARY DAVIL (her mark) Wits:JACOB CHASE and CHASE BUTH?John Davill personally appeared at Tiverton on the 10th of April 1775 and acknowledged his signature.Recorded 10 Sept. 1794.
Vol. 73 pp 146-147:
DAVID DAVAL of the Town of Westport in Bristol Co., yeoman, for 231 pounds paid by RACHEL WHITE of Dartmouth, widow, a tract of land situated in the Township of Westport, containing 21 acres...bounded westerly by George Brownell's homestead..deed dated 28 November 1793. /s/ David Davel.Wits:BARNABAS DAVOUL and THOMAS SHEARMAN.Personally appeared at Westport on 5 Dec. 1793, David Davel appeared and acknowledged his signature.Recorded 10 Sept. 1794.
Vol. 71 p 458:
JOHN, PATIENCE, BARJONA, ROBERT, PEACE, LYDA, JONATHAN and DEBORAH DAVOLS and ELSIABETH WOOD and MARY LOUNS/TOWNS? Being children of JONATHAN and MARY DAVOL of Little Nine Partners in Dutchess Co. NY, late deceased, in consideration of 66 silver dollars paid by HUMPHRY HOWLAND and JOHN HOWLAND of Westport, and ISAAC HOWLAND of Dartmouth..do give and grant to Humphrey, John and Isaac Howland...a tract of cedar swamp being in Westport, said lot fell to Jonathan and Mary Davol by their honored father, John Lawton, deceased...bounded westerly on JOSIAH BROWNELL's land, northerly on GEORGE LAWTON'S swamp and easterly on land that formerly belonged to BERIAH GODDARD, deceased, ...dated 17 October 1788. /s/ JOHN DAVEL, ROBERT DAVEL, JONATHAN DAVEL, PEACE DAVEL (HER MARK), MARY LOUN (HER MARK), LYDIA SOWLE (HER MARK) andDEBORAH DAVEL (HER MARK). EDWARD WOOD, ELISABETH WOOD, BARJONA DAVEL, PATIENCE DAVEL.Wits: Joshua Potter and Jonathan Peckham for John Davol.Silas Davol and Rowland Soule for Robert Davel through Deborah Davel, Casber Chamberlain, Silas Davol, William Davis, Mary Brownell.In Dutchess Co., NY personally appeared Robert Davol, Jonathan Davol, Peace Davol, Mary Loun, Lydia Sowle and Deborah Duel and acknowledge their seals on 25 Feb. 1789.On 5 April 1789 personally appeared in Dutchess Co. Edward Wood and Elisabeth Wood and acknowledge their seals.In Bristol town of Westport on 26 Nov. 1790 appeared John Davol, Berjona Davol and Patience Davel and acknowledged their seals.Received and recorded 18 March 1793.
Vol. 34 p 112:
JEREMIAH DEVEL of Dartmouth in consideration for 330 pounds paid by JOSEPH DEVEL of Dartmouth, yeoman, a tract of upland being in Dartmouth containing 40 acres with a dwelling house upon it..bounded by..northern corner by JEREMIAH GREFFETH homestead of Dartmouth … JONATHAN SISON'S HOMESTEAD...a lot of land now in possession of THOMAS CORNELL..to Jonathan Devel's land, etc.Deed dated 12 May 1741. /s/ JEREMIAH DEVELOn 10 July 1742, Jeremiah Devol appeared personally.Wits:EXPERIENCE HOLMES DAVID E____ (HIS MARK)Recorded 20 Nov. 1746.
DEEDS FROM DUTCHESS CO NY:
Vol. 18 p 144:
Deed dated 1 of sixth month 1802 between JOSEPH DUEL of the Town of Stanford, Dutchess Co., NY and JOHN HULL late of the city of New York now of the town and county aforesaid...for the sum of $500 ...a parcel of land in the town of Stanford in lower Nine Partners part of Lot. No 16 … bounded by Amos Knapps land, Stephen Mosher's, Sarah Keye's lot...Sarah Duel, wife of Joseph gives dower rights.../s/ JOSEPH DUEL and SARAH DUEL.Wits: Sam Coonley and Richard Carman of Dutchess Co..Recorded: 15 Feb. 1803.
Vol. 19 pp 31 & 35:
This indenture made 1800 between TIDDEMAN HULL, JOSEPH UNDERWOOD, JOHN GURNEY and CALEB BARTON JR. of Stanford Town, Dutchess Co., Y and WALTER ALLEN, JOSEPH DUEL and MORRIS CARMAN, the first of Clinton, and the others of Stanford...whereas the members of the Creek Monthly Meeting of the people called Quakers of said township did purchase a lot in the Town of Stanford, which lot was purchased of John Hull of Stanford...containing two acres..and Tiddeman Hull, Joseph Underwood, John Gurney and Caleb Barton Jr. were appointed Trustees of the Monthly Meeting ..the said Walter Allen, Joseph Duel and Morrice Carman ...they will at any time convey same to such persons..for such considerations as the said Monthly Meeting shall order and direct...and appointment of Trustee John Hull did by indenture bearing date 14 of the sixth month in 1798 for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings granted and conveyed to the said Walter Allen, Joseph Duel and Morrice Carman.../s/ WALTER ALLIN, JOSEPH DUEL, MORRIS CARMAN, TIDDEMAN HULL, JOSEPH UNDERWOOD, JOHN GURNEY, CALEB BARTON JR., in the presence of us: HENRY HULL, CHARLES COLEMAN, J. DAVID BROOKS, the 28th day of July 1804.Recorded Dutchess Co. 10 December 1804.
JOHN HULL of Nine Partners, Town of Stanford, Dutchess Co., for the sum of five shillings paid to my full satisfaction of WALTER ALLEN, JOSEPH DUEL and MORRIS CARMAN..does grant and sell to the above for the use of friends at Stanford...(legal description)../s/ JOHN HULL.Wits: HENRY HULL, DANIEL UPTON, J. DAVID BROOKS, certify on the 28th day of July 1804 that John Hull did execute said deed.Recorded 19 December 1804.
BACK TO DARTMOUTH DEEDS:
JONATHAN DOVOL JR. of the Town of Dartmouth..in consideration of the sum of 14 pounds..paid by NATHANIEL POTTER of the town of Dartmouth...50 acres of my land within the Township of Dartmouth, that I bought of ISAAC LAWSON of Rhode Island..,the __day of August 1698.../s/ Jonathan Dovol.Acknowledged 1699. Wits: JOSEPH DOTY and WILLIAM BASSETT?
Vol. 6 p 12:
JONATHAN DOVOL of Dartmouth for and in consideration of the natural love and affection which I have to my well beloved son, JONATHAN DAVOL, of the aforesaid town and county...grant 50 acres of land lying at the foot of my lot of land which I bought of ISAAC LAWSON ..bounded by land of PELEG TRIPP, GEORGE CADMAN..date of deed 5 April 1706. /s/ Jonathan Davoll.Wits: George Cadman and William White. 15 Dec. 1709 Jonathan Davoll appeared to acknowledge the deed.Recorded 22 Feb. 1709.
Vol. 6 p 13:
JONATHAN DAVILL of Dartmouth in consideration of the sum of 24 pounds paid by Jonathan Davill Jr., my son of the aforesaid town and county...a tract of land being in the township of Dartmouth of 50 acres bounded by land of aforesaid Jonathan Dovol Jr. and the lands of Peleg Tripp...and lands of George Cadman...dated 29 March 1708. /s/ Jonathan Dovill.Wits: JOHN MOSHER and B Dovoll.Jonathan Dovol appeared on 15 Dec. 1709 and acknowledged the deed.Recorded 22 Feb. 1709.