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Christiana Hundred (Del.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Deeds for mill-seats on the Brandywine Creek and environs

Accession: 2502

Oliver Canby (1716-1754) was a miller on the Brandywine Creek. This collection of deeds and indentures documents the acquisition of mills or mill seats, and other lands near the Brandywine Creek in Wilmington, Delaware by the Canby family. This collection was in the possession and care of the Canby family until it was given to Hagley Museum and Library in 2011 by a descendant of Oliver Canby.

Dates: 1719-1855; Majority of material found within 1790-1855

William Henvis deeds

Accession: 1963

William Henvis (1809-1858) was an employee of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. The records are two property deeds of William and Margaret Henvis, one for purchase of land in 1849 and one for sale of land in 1850.

Dates: 1849-1850

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Maps 1
Real property 1
Wills 1