Fifth Generation


58. Andrew NORWOOD was baptized on 7 February 1733 at Reformed Dutch Church in New York, NY, NY.328 He was born in 1733 in New York, NY, NY.328 On 23 December 1791 he was a measurer of grain in New York, NY, NY.329 In 1794 Andrew was a Measurer in New York, NY, NY.330 In 1796 he was a measurer of grain at 52 Beaver-st. in New York, NY, NY.331 In 1798 he was a Measurer of grain at 58 Beaver in New York, NY, NY.332 In 1799 Andrew was a measurer in New York, NY, NY.333 He lived 58 Cedar Street in New York, NY, NY in 1799.334 On 19 May 1800 he was a measurer in New York, NY, NY.335,336 On 31 January 1803 Andrew was a measurer of grain, employed at the Custom House in New York, NY, NY.337,338 In 1806 he was a custom-house-measurer in New York, NY, NY.339 He owned property on Beaver st on 10 August 1808 in New York, NY, NY.340 In 1814 Andrew was a custom house measurer in 58 Beaver St, New York City, NY, NY.341 He owned property on 23 May 1815 in 58 Beaver St, New York City, NY, NY.342 Norwood, Andrew to Samuel Prince, Jr.

Liber 110 Pages 203-205 Dated 22 May 1815
Recorded 23 May 1815 on NYC reel #36

Recorded for and at the request of Samuel Prince Junr this 23 day of May 1815 at ½ past 11 o'clock AM. This Indenture made the Twenty Second day of May in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifteen Between Andrew Norwood of the City and State of New York Custom House Measurer and Elizabeth his wife of the first part and Samuel Prince Junior of the same City and State Merchant of the second part. Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Two thousand dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged have granted bargained and sold revised released aliened and confirmed and by these presents Do grant bargain and sell remise release alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part in his actual possession now being and to his heirs and assigns forever All that certain Dwelling House and Lot of Ground situate being and being in the First Ward of the City of New York on the South side of a Street commonly called and known by the name of Beaver Street designated and known as Number fifty eight in said Street Continuing in breadth fronting to the said Street Twenty two feet Nine inches in the rear Seventeen feet and in length on both sides twenty five feet be the same more or less and also the yard thereunto belonging and adjoining Continuing in breadth in the rear of the said house Seventeen feet and in length on both sides Fifteen feet and in the rear four feet six inches be the same ore or less Together with the full and free liberty benefit and advantage of an alley or Passage three feet wide situate lying and being on the East side of the above described house and Lot of Ground Bounded North by Beaver Street East and South by the house and ground formerly of David Provoost Senior and West by the House and Ground formerly of Francis Chappel Being the same premises which John Bell of the City of New York Carpenter granted bargained and sold to the said Elizabeth Norwood (party of the first part) by the name of Elizabeth Rowe by Indenture bearing date the Ninth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and Sixty four. Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reserving and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof And all the Estate right interest title gain dower or demand whatsoever of the said parties of the first part either in Law Equity of in and to the above granted premises with the hereditaments and appurtenances To have and to hold the said premises above particularly mentioned and described to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sole and only proper use benefit and behoof of the said party of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Andrew Norwood (LS) Elizabeth X Norwood (LS) Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Gab. Winter Thos Bolton State of New York fs In this twenty Second day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifteen before me came Andrew Norwood and Elizabeth his wife known to me to be the same persons described in the within Indenture of Release and severally acknowledged that they executed the same And the said Elizabeth being by me examined apart from her said husband stated that she had so executed the said Release freely and voluntarily without any fear or compulsion of her said husband I allow it to be recorded Thos Bolton Master in Chancery


Recorded for and at the request of Andrew Norwood this 23d day of May 1815 at ½ past 11 O'clock AM
This Indenture made the Twenty Second day of May in the year One thousand eight hundred and fifteen Between Samuel Prince Junior of the City and State of New York Merchant of the first part and Andrew Norwood of the same place Custom House Measurer of the second part Witnesseth that the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of Two thousand Dollars lawful money of the United States of America to him in hand paid at and before the ensealing and delivery of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged Have granted bargained and sold remised released aliened and confirmed and by these presents Doth grant bargain and sell remise release alien and confirm unto the said party of the second part in his actual possession now being and to his heirs and assigns forever All that certain Dwelling House and Lot of Ground situate lying and being in the First Ward of the City of New York on the South side of a Street commonly called and known by the name of Beaver Street designated and known as Number Fifty Eight in said Street Containing in breadth fronting to the said Street Twenty two feet nine inches and in length on both sides Twenty five feet be the same more or less And also the Yard thereunto belonging and adjoining Containing in breadth in the rear of the said House Seventeen feet and in Length on both sides Fifteen feet and in the rear four feet Six inches by the same more or less Together with the full and free liberty benefit and advantage of an Alley or Passage three feet wide situate lying and being on the East side of the above described House and Lot of Ground Bounded North by Beaver Street East and South by the House and Ground formerly of David Provoost Senior and West by the House and Ground formerly of Francis Chappel Being the same premises which John Bell of the City of New York Carpenter conveyed to the said Elizabeth Norwood (one of the parties of the first part) by the name and description of Elizabeth Rowe of the said City Spinster Grand daughter of the said John Bell by Indenture bearing date the Ninth day of August One thousand seven hundred and sixty four Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and reversion and reversions remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof And all the Estate right interest title claim dower and demand whatsoever of the said party of the first part either in Law or Equity of in and to the above granted premises with the hereditaments and appurtenances To have and to hold the said premises above particularly mentioned and described to the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the sale and only proper use and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever In Witness whereof the said party of the first part hath hereunto set his had and seal the day and year first above written Samuel Prince Jr (LS) Singed sealed and delivered in the presence of The word Junior on the Second line being first interlined Gab. Winter Thos Bolton State of New York fs On this Twenty Second day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifteen before me came Samuel Prince Junior to me known to be the same person described in the within Indenture of Release and duly acknowledge that he executed the same The interlineations being noted I allow it to be recorded. Thos Bolton Master in Chancery. He owned and sold property on 17 June 1815 in 58 Beaver St, New York City, NY, NY.343 Recorded for and at the request of John Turner this 21 day of June 1815 at ¼ past 11 o'clock AM This Indenture made the Seventeenth day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifteen Between Andrew Norwood of the City and State of New York Custom house Measurer and Elizabeth his wife of the first part and John Turner of the same place Printer of the second part Witnesseth that the said parties of the first part for and inconsideration of the sum of Two thousand two hundred and fifty dollars lawful money of the United States of America to them in hand paid at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents by the said party of the second part the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged and the said party of the second part his heirs executors and administraters forever released and discharged from the same by these presents have granted bargained sold released conveyed and confirmed and by these presents Do grant bargain sell release convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part to his heirs and assigns forever All that certain dwelling house and lot of ground situate lying and being in the First Ward of the City of New York on the South side of a street commonly called and known by the name of Beaver Street designated and know as Number Fifty eight in said Street twenty two feet Nine inches in the rear Seventeen feet and in length on both sides Twenty five feet be the same more or less And also the yard thereunto belonging and adjoining containing in breadth in the read of the said house Seventeen feet and in length on both sides fifteen feet and in the rear four feet six inches be the same more or less Together with the full and free liberty benefit and advantage of an alley or passage three feet wide situate lying and being on the East side of the above described house and lot of ground Bounded North by Beaver Street East and South by the house and Ground formerly of David Provoost senior and West by the House and ground formerly of Frances Chappel being the same premises which John Bell of the City of New York Carpenter granted bargained and sold to the said Elizabeth Norwood (one of the parties of the first part) by the name of Elizabeth Rowe by Indenture bearing date the Ninth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and sixty four which said premises were granted and conveyed by the said Andrew Norwood and Elizabeth his wife by Indenture bearing date the Twenty Second day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifteen to Samuel Prince Junior of the City and State of New York Merchant and by the said Samuel Prince Junior by Indenture bearing date the same day and year And after said were granted and conveyed to the said Andrew Norwood Together with all and singular the tenements hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever unto the said above mention and described premises in anywise appertaining or belonging and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders rents issues and profits thereof And also all the estate right title interest dower and right of dower property possession claim and demand whatsoever as well in Law as in Equity of the said parties of the first part ----- or to the same and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances to have and to hold the above granted bargained and described premises with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to his and their own proper use and behoof forever told the said Andrew Norwood for himself and for his heirs executors and administrators Doth covenant grant promise and agree to and with the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns that he the said Andrew Norwood at the time of the sealing and delivery of these presents is lawfully seized in his own right of a good absolute and indefeasible Estate of inheritance in fee simple of and in all and singular the above granted bargained and described premises with the appurtenances and that good right full power and lawful authority to grant bargain sell and convey the same in manner and form aforesaid And that the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns shall and may at all times hereafter peaceably and quietly have hold use occupy possess and enjoy the above granted premises and every part thereof with the appurtenances without any let suit trouble molestation eviction or disturbance of the said parties of the first part their or assigns or of any other person or persons lawfully claiming or to claim the same And that the same now are free clear discharged and unencumbered of and from all ---- and other grants titles charges estates judgments taxes assessments and incumbrances of what nature or kind soever And also that the parties of the first part and their heirs and all and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully or equitably observing any Estate right title or interest of in or to the person before granted premises by from under or in trust for them shall and will at any time or times hereafter upon the reasonable request and at the proper costs and charges in the Law of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns make do and execute or cause or procure to be made done and executed all and every such further and other lawful and reasonable acts conveyances and assurances in the Law for the better and more effectually vesting and confirming the premises hereby intended to be granted in and to the said party of the Second part his heirs and assigns forever as by the said partoy of the second part his heirs or assigns or his or their counsel learned in the Law shall be reasonably devised advised or required And the said Andrew Norwood for himself and his heirs above described and hereby granted and --- premises and every part with the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns against the said parties of the first part and their heirs and against all persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same shall and will Warrant and by these present forever Defend In Witness whereas the parties to these presents have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written Andrew Norwood (LS) Elizabeth herxmark Norwood (LS) Sealed and delivered in the presence of us Thos Bolton State of New York ss Be it known that on the Seventeenth day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifteen before me came Andrew Norwood and Elizabeth his wife to me known to be the grantors described in the within Indenture and severally acknowledged that they executed the same and the said Elizabeth being by me examined apart from her said husband stated that she so executed the same freely and voluntarily without any fear or compulsion of her said husband I allow it to be recorded Thos Bolton Master in Chancery


Liber 110, p 259 (259-262) On 5 September 1815 Andrew was a measurer for the Port of New-York in New York, NY, NY.344 He died after 1821 at the age of 88 in New York, NY, NY. The last mention of Andrew found is the various property transactions during the year 1815. However, in the obituary of wife Elizabeth she is referred to his his wife - not widow. I am assuming that he outlived Elizabeth. The Evening Post; Issue: 4142, p 2; 12 Sept 1815: Andrew Norwood is part of group of Inspectors, Weighters, Guagers and Measurers of the port of New-York to Mr Samuel Terry, late Deputy Surveyor of the Port of New-York


NB: Andrew was not mentioned in his Aunt Cornelia Norwood's will as a child of her brother Richard.

Andrew NORWOOD and Elizabeth ROWE were married on 20 November 1790 in Trinity Church, New York City, NY, NY.345,346,347 They345,346,347 lived measurer of grain at 58 Beaver in New York, NY, NY in 1795.348 They348 lived 58 Beaver str. in New York, NY, NY in 1796.349 Andrew and Elizabeth349 lived at 58 Beaver in New York, NY, NY in 1797.350 They350 appeared in the census in 1800 in New York, NY, NY.351 They351 lived 58 Beaver in New York, NY, NY in 1805.352 Andrew and Elizabeth352 lived 58 Beaver in New York, NY, NY in 1806.353 They353 lived Custom house measurer at 58 Beaver in New York, NY, NY in 1810.354 They354 appeared in the census in 1810 in New York, NY, NY.355 Andrew and Elizabeth355 appeared in the census in 1820 at Ward 2 in New York, NY, NY.356 They356 lived 128 William street in New York, NY, NY in 1821.357 Elizabeth ROWE, daughter of Henry ROWE and BELL, was born in 1741 in New York, NY, NY.358 She names as sole heir of grandfather John Bell on 26 June 1762 in New York, NY, NY.359 She died on 4 October 1821 at the age of 80 in New York, NY, NY.360,361,362,363 Elizabeth was buried on 5 October 1821 in Trinity Cemetery, New York City, New York, NY.364 She lived in William Street, New York City, NY, NY in October 1821.365

Andrew NORWOOD and Elizabeth ROWE had the following children:

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Hannah Franklin NORWOOD was born in 1786 in New York, NY, NY.366 She died on 24 July 1809 at the age of 23 in New York, NY, NY.366,367 She was buried on 24 July 1809 in Trinity Cemetery, New York City, New York, NY.368
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