Brecknock Twp., Berks Co., PA

Pennsylvania counties Berks and Lancaster have adjoining townships named "Brecknock."

Three children of Peter Good (GC) settled in Brecknock Twp. of Lancaster Co. near what later would become Bowmansville. (1)

About four miles away in Brecknock Twp. of Berks Co. is land patented by Jacob Haystant. (2)

?? What is the relationship, if any, between this Jacob Heystant and Frany Hiestand, the fourth wife of Peter Good (GC)? -- dg 2012 Jan 21

Notes (1) and (2) contain links to maps showing the land warrants filed in early Brecknock townships of Lancaster and Berks counties. These maps include names and dates. These land warrants are the first step in acquiring land from the William Penn family. (3)

Notes

1. "Brecknock Twp., Lancaster Co." in RG-17, Records of the Land Office, Warrantee Township Maps, {series #17.522} (Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania State Archives). Also www.phmc.state.pa.us...sterBrecknockWeb.pdf (Accessed 2013 Jan 19).

2. "Brecknock Twp, Berks Co." in RG-17, Records of the Land Office, Warrantee Township Maps, {series #17.522} (Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania State Archives). Also www.phmc.state.pa.us...rks-BrecknockWeb.pdf (Accessed 2013 Jan 19).

3. "From Warrant to Patent" in Land Records (Pennsylvania State Archives, 2007). Also www.dgatx.com/family/peo...pubs/2007/WP/hs.html (2007 Nov 13).

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