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Conestoga Manor
Originally granted to Peter Chartier
 
This survey included more that 16,000 acres.  It was afterwards sold in small tracts and patented.  The following were the principal patentees.

Principal Patent                                        Amount                                        Date              Sold afterwards

Israel Pemberton
300 acres
October 1, 1723
Messrs. Wrights
1500 acres
December 13, 1735 John Herr, Andrew Stineman, Daniel Lintner, Jacob Killhaver, Rudy Herr, Jacob Frantz, Godfrey Klugh, Matthew Oberholtzer, Rudy Herr, Jr., John Killhaver, Christian Hershey, Andrew Kauffman
James Pattison
107 acres
November 21, 1734
Hanes Kigab
700 acres
July 15, 1737
George Brenner, Philip Brenner, Christian Stouffer, Casper Souter, Adam Fisher, Valentine Rummel, Lawrence Cliffer, Christian Stake
Michael Baughman
489 acres
February 20, 1738
Michael Mayer
131 acres
Feburary 20, 1738
Michael Mayer, Sen.
217 acres
October 16, 1737
Abraham Steiner
63 acres
May 3, 1740
John Wistler
167 acres
July 3, 1741
Jacob Kuntz
166 acres
July 30, 1741
Anna Ottila Betty Koffer
166 acres
July 30, 1741
Jacob Jostetter
475 acres
July 30, 1741
John Shank
197 acres
July 30, 1741
Edward Smout
113 acres
June 21, 1743
Michael Baughman
339 acres
May 28, 1752
Abraham Hare
424 acres
April 22, 1751
Jacob Wistler
125 acres
May 25, 1756
Valentine Miller
140 acres
May 25, 1756
Martin Funk
237 acres
December 18, 1758
Jacob Wistler
202 acres
Jacob Shuck
185 acres
August 18, 1759
Abraham and John Miller
89 acres
Valentine Haith
29 acres
Robert Beatty
226 acres
February 1760
Samuel Herr
247 acres
John Keagy
188 acres
Henry Funk
150 acres
Jacob Wistler
173 acres
Ludwich and Frederick Ziegler
209 acres
June, 1760
John Witmer
77 acres
Abraham Miller
204 acres
Rudolph Herr
176 acres
Jacob Witmer
77 acres
November , 1761
James McMaster
247 acres
April, 1761
John Keagy
150 acres
1761
Henry Funk
177 acres
1761
Daavid Hare
195 acres
1761
John Miller
150 acres
1761
George Adam Dustler
112 acres
1761
John Correll
209 acres
1761
Christian Stoner
244 acres
1761
Michael Kauffman
116 acres
1762
John Kauffman
118 acres
1762
Jacob Kauffman
167 acres
1762
Christian Kauffman
163 acres
1762
Michael Kauffman
118 acres
1762
Abraham Steiner
200 acres
1762
John Wormely
115 acres
1762
Jacob Whistler
19 acres
1762
John Kreemer
184 acres
1762
Bartholomew Butt
40 acres
1762
John Graff
136 acres
1762
Philip Ulweiler
39 acres
1763
Benjamin Miller
220 acres
1763
David Hare, Jr.
94 acres
1763
Peter Snyder
86 acres
1763
Henry Atkinson and  
Adam Bigging
49 acres
1763
Peter Witmer
132 acres
1763
John Miller
60 acres
January 19, 1764
John Newcomer
109 acres
1767
Joseph Nelson
109 acres
1767
Jacob Wisler
178 acres
1767
Mary Wright
119 acres
1767
John Kendrick
558 acres
1768
James Pratt
232 acres
1768
Henry Buckley
150 acres
1769
William Wright
257 acres 
1770
Ulrich Rebur
232 acres
John Manning
165 acres
1772
Jacob Ashleman
340 acres
1774
Indian Town
414 acres
Blue Rock
80 acres
    "Thomas Penn estimated the value of Conestoga Manor, being 65 miles from the city of Philadelphia, 13,400 at £40 per hundred acres, £5,360.  Pennsylvania currency.  There is no date to the paper from which we made the extract."-Sparks' Franklin, III. 553.
 
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Authentic history of Lancaster County by
J I Mombert (1869)
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