The following are claims of the Connecticut/Wyoming Controversy and are found in the Pennsylvania Archives, Second Series, Volume XVIII. I have only Salem Township in my files. There are also Huntington, Wilkes-Barre, Kingston, Plymouth, Exeter, and Pittstown (I guess that's Pittston) plus others; some no longer in Luzerne County. There are not many names in each town listed. The list of Salem Township is complete.





Sub. 428. Oath filed.

Claims lot No. 4 in the second division of this Township.
See his title entered in the former Commissioners' book of titles of Salem Township.
On Application to the former Board of Commissioners it was alledged that the Claimant held this Land under a Pennsylvania title and therefore this claim for that reason was rejected, but it now appears from the Statement of Alexander Jameson, esquire, one of the town Committee, that a considerable portion of this lot, is not included in the Pennsylvania claim refered to by the former Board, and is therefore admitted by the present Commissioners.



Sub. 428. Oath filed.

Claims lot No. 14 in the second division.
See his title entered in the former Commissioners' book of titles of Salem Township.
This title Stands under the same circumstances of the above title Michael Sybert, and is now admitted for the same reasons.


Sub. 1032

Samuel Blight by his Attorney Thomas Dyer, Claims lot No. 37 in the third Division.
Power of Attorney, Samuel Blight to Thomas Dyer.

Salem list - Drawn by the Reverend Stephen White.

See the title of Martin Hirt and of John Abbot in the former Commissioners' books of titles for Salem Township.
Deposition filed of Thomas Dyer. That Mary, Lydia, Susanna, John, Elisha & Sally are the names of all of the children of Stephen White, deceased, to the best of his knowledge and that he has been Acquainted with the family of the said Stephen White.

Deed 27 Feby., 1801. Con: 200 Dls.

Mary White, Lydia Elderkin, Susanna White, John White, Elisha White & Sally White, heirs to Stephen White, decd., to Samuel Blight for this among other lots.


Sub. 1023

Jabez Adams by his Atty. Thomas Dyer, Esquire, Claims the one-half of Lot No. 18 in the third Division.
See the title of Joseph Parks in the former Commissioners' Books of titles in Salem Township, for the title of Claimant of this half Lot.
Power of Attorney dated Decber., 1803, Jabez Adams to Thomas Dyer.


Sub. 953.

William Howard, James Howard, Nathan Howard and Vine Howard by their Atty Alexander Jameson.
Claims lots No. 7 in the second Division and No. 27 in the third Division.

Salem List - Drawn by Capt. John Howard.

See power of Atty. filed.
See Certificate filed of Wm. J. Williams, Clk of Probate dated probate Office Windham District, 9th March, 1808, of an Extract from the Will of John Howard, decd., devising the above Lands to his Sons William Howard 1/4, to James Howard 1/4, to Nathan Howard 1/4, and to his three grandchildren, children of his son John Howard 1/4.
Certificate filed of Justice Moseley of Hampton, in the State of Connecticut, that the Male heirs of John Howard were John the Younger, William, James, and Nathan. That John the Younger has deceased and left only one heir, namely Vine Howard.

Sub. 955.

James Howard by the Atty. Alexander Johnson Claims lot No. 13 in the third Division.

Salem List - Drawn by James Howard.


Sub. 898.

Claims Lot No. 39 in the third Division.

Salem list - Drawn by Jeremiah Ross.

See in the former Commissioners' Books of titles of Salem Township for the title to this Lot into Thomas Parks.
Power of Attorney filed of Thomas Parks to Putnam Catlin, Dated 7 June, 1796.

Deed 26 March, 1808. Con: 10 Dls.

Putnam Catlin to Claimant for this Lot.

Yes, I only have Salem Township in my files, but the following names appear in the townships listed:


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