Full copies of two old deeds loaned me at Miller Place Monday, May 12, 1890 by Geo. P. Helme a descendant of the parties. He says his father (Thomas Helme who died in 1853) always said he owned two lots in Mt. Misery Neck. O.B. Ackerly
INDENTURE between William Helme Sener. & Thomas Helme - 1 March 1751
To all Christian people to home (whom) this presents shall come greeting know ye that I William Helme Sener of the township of Goshan in the county of Oring (Orange) and in the provens of New York yeoman and in consideration of the full and just sum of five pounds curant lawfull money of the provenc aforesd to me in hand payd before the seale sealing and delivery heare of by Thomas Helm of the towne of brookheaven in the county of Suffolk and in the provinc aforesd yeoman the receipt whereof I do hearby acknleg and myself thare with duly and do by this presents freely full and absolutely remiss releas and forever quit claimed and do by this presents freely fully and absolutely remis release and forever quit claim unto the s. Thomas Helme his heirs and and asings forever all my right title interest property claims and demand of what cinde or quality soever of in or unto the several tracts and parcels of lands and medows and right of commonage heareafter mentioned all lying within the limets of the towne of brockheaven aforesd viz. two fifty-aker llots lying at a place caled Mount Misery Neck the one of them number three the other of them being number nine as by the Records od sd (said) towne may apere the one of them being in the posesion of Richard Woodhull. Also all my right and title and interest in the severall tracts and parciles of land and medow lying in the fiere place Neck (excepting two shares or loots of medow lying in the grate slye joyneing to the medow of Thomas Road and five acres of upland joyneing to the north end of sd Medow which sd medow and land I have sould to Heneney Dayton also excepting about fore akers of land now in in the posission or claimed by Steven Jane it being part of the fifteen acer loot it being fore rods in width and runs that width the lenth of sd loot) Allso one quarter part of a rigt of commonag which did belong to Justis Thomas Helme deseased with all the severall divisons of lands and medows that hav been layd out on or to the same sinc ye death of the sd Justis Thomas Helme to have and to hold the sd remised released and quit clamed premises with all the appurtenances privileges and comoditys to the same belonging or in anywise apertvining to him the sd Thomas Helme his heires and asings forever so that nither I nor my hieres shall ever hereafter chaling or demand or claim any estate right title or interes in the same but shall by this presents be utterly excluded and bared forever, in witness whare of I the sd William Helme have heareunto set my hand and seale this twenty ninth day of Mach one thousan seven hundred and fifty one.
William Helme L.S.
Sealed and delivered
In the presents of us
NOTATION: May 16th, 1890 Returned the two foregoing deeds to Geo. P. Helme by mail.
O. B. Ackerly 71 Broadway NY
Geo. P. Helme (70 years of age) says Thomas Helme died in 1818 aged 90. He de sed to his son Wm. H. Helme who died in 1812 before his father. This son William H. was succeeded by his son William who died in 1829. This William Helme was succeeded by his brother Thomas who died in 1853. He was succeeded by his son this Geo. P. Helme who is the husband of my mother's sister
O. B. Ackerly