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Brady Township Property

 

In 1847 the property-owners and citizens of the newly-formed township of Brady were as follows, the figures opposite their names indicating the number of acres of land each one owned:

Allison, Robert K. (tan-yard) . . . 37 acres
Allison, John (tenant)
Allen, Robert (tenant)
Brown, William . . . 75 acres
Buchanan, William (tavern) . . . 67 acres
Boggs, James (tenant)
Bard, James (tenant)
Burns, James (tenant)
Bailey, Israel (tenant)
Barton, John (tenant)
Byler, Joseph . . . 60 acres
Buchanan, Washington
Coblantz, Henry . . . 22 acres
Carroll, John (tenant)
Calombine, Anthony
Cramer, John
Calombine, Abraham
Cornelius, Samuel D.
Cottrell, J. F. . . . 8 acres
Campbell, John A. . . . 233 acres
Campbell, William
Daniels, William (tenant)
Detweiler, David (tenant)
Diller, Adam
Detweiler, Jacob . . . 130 acres
Drake, James (estate) . . . 10 acres
Dachenbach, William (tenant)
Ely, Bartlett (smith-shop) . . . 11 acres
Eshelman, David . . . 68 acres
Entriken, James, Jr. . . . 25 acres
Ely, John . . . 67 acres
Ely, Michael
Fleming, James (saw-mill) . . . 110 acres
Fleming, Martin . . . 113 acres
Foster, David (tenant)
Fife, Samuel . . . 8 acres
Fife, James . . . 14 acres
Garrett, Samuel (shop) . . . 2 acres
Gilliland, James (tenant)
Gill, Matthew (tenant)
Goodfellow, William
Giles, John
Hooley, Peter . . . 215 acres
Huey, William . . . 30 acres
Haller, Frederick
Hampson, Samuel
Hall, William
Harris, James
Hawn, Michael, Sr. . . . 40 acres
Hartzler, Benjamin (tenant)
Hampson, James (saw-mill) . . . 300 acres
Harris, Elias . . . 18 acres
Haller, Philip, Sr. (tenant)
Hare, William . . . 184 acres
Irwin, James (on Igo place) . . . 133 acres
Irwin, James and Co. (lessees of lands belonging to Wilson, Milliken, Duncan, Lightner, and Warfel - Furnace, Grist-mill and saw-mill)
Johnston, Henry
King, Jacob . . . 317 acres
King, Samuel . . . 86 acres
King, Solomon . . . 67 acres
King, John W. (tenant)
Kelley, James . . . 50 acres
Lane, James Sr. (grist-, saw-, plaster-, and fulling-mills) . . . 134 acres
Lanes, James R. (tenant)
Lautz, Henry (tenant)
Lowry, Patrick . . . 140 acres
Laird, George W.
Landenslager, Daniel (Estate)
Metz, John K., Esq. . . . 100 acres
McCarthy, John, Sr. . . . 80 acres
McCarthy, Charles . . . 56 acres
Metz, Samuel K. . . ..135 acres
Miller, Christian (saw-mill) . . . 367 acres
Milliken, David (grist-, saw-, and fulling-mills) . . . 300 acres
Matson, Robert A.
McCoy, Francis A.
Musser, Jacob . . . 280 acres
Metz, Jonathan K. . . .61 acres
McCarthy, John P. (teacher)
McCracken, James (tenant)
McDonald, James (chopping-mill, saw-mill ,distillery) . . . 107 acres
Mateer, Henry (at Roxbury) . . . 1 1/4 acres
Milliken & Kessler . . . 314 acres
Morgan, Thomas (tenant)
Moore, Alexander D. (tenant)
Miller, Jacob . . . 34 acres
Metz, John, Dr. (physician)
Myers, Henry M. (tenant)
Newman, John . . . 2 1/2 acres
Orlady, Paul . . . 88 acres
Platt, Benjamin . . . 2 1/2 acres
Plowman, Absalom . . . 200 acres
Palmer, George A. (tenant)
Parshall, Caleb . . . 100 acres
Piper, John
Ross, Richard . . . 2 1/2 acres
Ross, John, Jr.
Robinson, Joseph (tenant)
Ross, John, Sr. (tenant)
Ross, Chrisitan (tenant)
Ross, James . . . 90 acres
Ritter, David
Ritter, John
Ross, Thomas
Reed, Thomas . . . 100 acres
Rickert, Nathaniel R.
Rung, William
Shadle, Hiram (tenant)
Shadle, Abraham . . . 108 acres
Stevens, George W.
Snack, William
Simpson, James . . . 415 acres
Snyder, Frederick
Shingler, Joseph
Shaup, Henry
Sanders, Jacob . . . 6 acres
Steffey, Jonathan . . . 3 acres
Smiley, John . . . 426 acres
Sharp, Solomon . . . 109 acres
Taylor, James E.
Tate, John S.
Tell, Thomas (tenant)
Vandevender, Abraham . . . 212 acres
Waddle, John (tenant)
Warfel, George (tenant)
Woolverton, Isaac (tenant)
Whitman, Isaac . . . 10 acres
Watson, John (clerk)
Wolfkill, Peter
Walters, Anthony
Wise, Andrew (tavern) . . . 200 acres
Weston, John S. (tenant)
Weaver, William (shop) . . . 14 acres
Wolfkill, John . . . 195 acres
Wakefield, Eli . . . 120 acres
Wiley, John F. . . . 160 acres
Warfel, Henry
Yocum, Jesse, Sr. . . . 55 acres
Yocum, Jesse, Jr.
Yoder, Benjamin . . . 147 acres
Yoder, Simeon . . . 61 acres
Yoder, Daniel (estate) . . . 170 acres
Yoder, Christian . . . 80 acres
Yoder, Levi (tenant)
Zook, David . . . 108 acres



SINGLE FREEMAN
Boggs, Alexander (clerk)
Cupples, William
Cramer, Cyrus
Fife, John
Getz, Martin
Hawn, Michael, Jr.
Hawn, Daniel
Hedding, James
Haller, Francis
Haller, Philip
Haller, John
Humphrey, William H.
Huey, John
Huey, James
Kessler, Peter F. (clerk)
King, Joseph
Loudenslager, Peter
McCarthy, William
McCarthy, Charles
Metz, Jacob
McDonald, John
Metz, Henry K.
Metz, Jacob K.
Mealy, Michael (clerk)
Miller, William V.
Miller, Thomas B.
Miller, Joseph
Miller, Joseph H.
McCahan, Thomas
Newman, William
Naylor, John
Naylor, Mercer
Parshal, Glasgow
Shudle, Samuel
Snively, George W.
Sharp, Jacob
Warfel, James
Wherry, John L.
Yocum, John A.
Zook, John

In 1880, the population of Brady, including Mill Creek village, was nine hundred and nine.


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