August Hawkins and his sister Prudence around 1900

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Photo ID: 49
Name: Nicoll House
Type: Modern
Date: 9 Apr 2003
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28
Inventory Name: Gwynne [Nehemiah Hulse] house
Address: 255 Beaver Dam Road corner Fireplace Neck Road
Source: Deitz
Source Call Number: 030409/P4080028

Comment: From Beaver Dam Rd., looking north.

Date Entry Modified:
Photo ID: 125
Name: Nehemiah Hulse House
Type: Historic
Date: Uncertain
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28
Inventory Name: Gwynne [Nehemiah Hulse] house
Address: 255 Beaver Dam Road corner Fireplace Neck Road
Source: Post-Morrow
Source Call Number: RG1 Series 10

Comment: From "Early Photographs of the Hamlet of Brookhaven collected by George Perley Morse 1945-1959."

Caption reads: "Home of Nehemiah Hulse, now owned by Thurston Gwynne."

Date Entry Modified:
Photo ID: 638
Name: Hulse Family Properties Mid-19th Century
Type: Modern
Date: Bef 1849
Site Data Sheet Link Code: Br28
Inventory Name: Gwynne [Nehemiah Hulse] house
Address: 255 Beaver Dam Road corner Fireplace Neck Road
Source: Deitz
Source Call Number: Hulse/hulsefamilyproperties

Comment: This diagram is based on an undatedAbstract of Title for David Harmon Hulse's property. David Overton Hulse, who died in 1849, apparently subdivided and transferred to his sons the parcel he owned at the intersection of Beaver Dam and Fireplace Neck roads. This parcel had been transferred to David O. Hulse by his father, Nehemiah Hulse, on 1 March 1807, shortly before Nehemiah's death

The abstract indicates that David Harmon's property had a 95-foot frontage on Beaver Dam road and was 75 feet wide at the back. It is probably the parcel labeled "1" on the diagram

If this is correct, then parcel 2 would have been that of his brother, Charles Hallock Hulse; parcel 3 that of Andrew Jackson Hulse, and parcel 4 that of William Warren Hulse.

The youngest brother, Van Buren Hulse, is not mentioned in the abstract; he may have been granted another parcel not touching David Harmon Hulses parcel.

Since this diagram associates a mid-19th century description with modern property lines, it may not accurately reflect the property lines at the time of the abstract.

Date Entry Modified: 10/12/2011 12:00:00 AM