Frederick Co, MD Equity JLJ-6

Frederick County, Maryland

Equity Court Abstracts

These are abstracts from Equity Court Records of Frederick County, Maryland, Liber JLJ-6; many times providing family data on the defendant and sometimes on persons not mentioned on the docket. Some of the listings are quite informative while others, being dismissed, may only have the date and name of plantiff and defendant. However, the cases brought before the judge consisted of sworn testimony and each one holds a story. Perhaps you will find a story connected to your search.
[Records Located at Maryland State Archives - MSA T2936; Loc 2-70-12-6)

Lawson SHEPLEY & wife Maranda - Foreclosure On 11 Apr 1885, Lawson H. SHEPLEY & wife Maranda signed a mortgage for $200 to Carleton SHAFER (who conveyed it to Noah E. CRAMER who assigned it to William WILCOXON), on 39 acres conveyed by James H. DELAUTER & wife Mary on FC Deed AF-9, 655 dated 21 Apr 1883. Another deed dated 21 Sep 1888 for 5 acres to the Shepleys from Hiram STOTELMYER and wife Mary (AF-9, 654); land lies adjacent to Samuel TOMS, Ira DRAPER and others and is on the road leading from Wolfsville to Foxville (same as conveyed to David PATTERSON). Sale held in Wolfsville with Amelia F. PATTERSON as highest bidder at $220.
536-553 - GROVE - Jan 1897
Estate of Calvin GROVE Calvin GROVE d/ Nov 1896 intestate, leaving widow - Louisa C. and 7 minor children, - Florence V. GROVE, 17 - William A. GROVE, 14 - John C. GROVE, 12 - Philip M. GROVE, 10 - Mary E. GROVE, 7 - Husker W. GROVE, 1 - Virgie M. GROVE, 1 Lived in Brunswick, Frederick County, Maryland on 26 Jan 1897. (unfinished, closing time)
GORLEY vs SEIS - Sale of Real Estate # 6612) Arnold R. SEIS d/ c1890 intestate, leaving widow - Mary and no children; he did leave 8 siblings, bro/ Joseph L. SEIS, dec'd - Missouri (children unknown) sis/ Ellen L. w/o Shepherd LINEBACH - Indiana bro/ John A. SEIS, dec'd - Out of State (children unknown) sis/ Mary SEIS, dec'd - Ohio (children unknown) bro/ Benjamin SEIS, dec'd - leaving daughter, .........Emma J. LOUNSBURY - Illinois bro/ George J. SEIS and w/ Mary bro/ Samuel SEIS, dec'd - moved West (children unknown) sis/ Eliza J. CLAYBAUGH - her daughter .........Maria M. w/o John C. GORLEY Land - 16 1/2 acres, in Cherry Valley near Pike from Mechanicstown to Emmitsburg, located 1 1/2 miles south of Mt St Marys, from his brother Joseph SIS on 8 Sep 1888 (WIP-8, 18 and GG-8, 655). Testimony given by John A. PEDDICORD, 45, who resided at Mount St Marys; also Augustus WAGNER, 57, from Emmitsburg District. Trustee was Vincent SEBOLD; sale was advertised in the Emmitsburg Chronicle and held at Western MD Hotel in Emmitsburg on 27 Mar 1897. The land on Upper Mechanicstown Road adjoined land of John Theodore PEDDICORD, deceased, and the heirs of Samuel HEMLER. It contained a two-story log dwelling, frame weather-boarded kitchen attached, log stable, stone spring house, hog pen and other out buildings; had excellent well of mountain water near the door, fruit trees of apple and peach, four acres cultivated and the balance in timber. Sale went to Maria M. GORLEY for $165. There was also mention of a deed to Eliza J. CLAYBAUGH and Arnold R. SEIS by Daniel SEISS, executor. ===================== To Be Continued =====================

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