Sanders found in Kent Co., Maryland Deed Books (1648 - 1801)(the date given if available was the date of the agreement and not its recorded date)(all Sanders parties were from Kent County unless otherwise specified)
Book JS W page 256 – 12 July 1722 – Phillip Holeadger and Jane his wife to George Sanders for 100 pounds sterling a tract of land called Pryor’s Neglect lying on the south side of Sassafras River and adjoining Swan Creek containing 350 acres.
Book JS W page 268 – 1 July 1722 – George Sanders to Edward Mitchell for 1,000 pounds of tobacco part of a tract of land called Cox’s Foal lying on the south side of Sassafras River adjoining Swan Creek containing 50 acres. Selenea Sanders wife of George relinquishes her right of dower.
Book JS W page 270 – 17 September 1722 – George Sanders planter and Selenea his wife to Edward Mitchell for 2,300 pounds of tobacco a tract of land called Pryor’s Neglect lying on the south side of Sassafras River beginning at the mouth of Swan Creek containing 40 acres.
Book JS 16 page 37 – 17 March 1729 - Thomas Sanders petitioned the justices of Kent County to examine the boundaries for a tract of land called Pryor’s Neglect now in possession of Thomas Sanders. The deposition of Thomas Sanders planter aged 60 years on 15 May 1830 swore on the Holy Evangelists of Almighty God that in the year 1702 William Sanders and this deponent were going from the Sanders’ plantation at the head of Swan Creek and William Sanders showed him a bounded tree standing in a small valley which runs down to the main road. It reads as though one of the original bounded trees no longer exist to mark one of the boundary points.(too bad it doesn’t state the relationship between William, George & Thomas).
Book JS 23 page 429 – 27 May 1742 – Thomas Sanders and Mary his wife to William Sanders for 100 pounds current money of Maryland all their right to a parcel of land it being part of a tract of land called Pryor’s Neglect containing 100 acres.
Book DD 4 page 330 – 15 April 1774 – William Carmon son and heir of Mica Carmon to Thomas Sanders for 178 pounds 2 shillings and 6 pence current lawful money of Pennsylvania a parcel of land being part of Mitchell’s Chance on the head of Swan Creek and Sassafras River containing 57 acres and one sixth part of an acre.
Book BC 3 page 1 – 25 January 1790 - Abraham Sanders and Margaret his wife quit claim over to Thomas Empson and his wife Sarah all the parts of following tracts of land; part of Rich Level, part of Wilmer’s Chance and part of Adventure adjoining Herring Branch containing 116 and one half acres (no mention of money changing hands).
Book BC 3 page 313 – 2 April 1792 - Thomas Empson and his wife Sarah quit claim over to Abraham Sanders and Margaret his wife part of a tract of land called Rich Level along the Herring Branch containing 116 and one half acres. (appears to be the same property and no mention of money changing hands).
Book TW 1 page 411 – 4 February 1800 – Thomas Sanders and Ebenezer Sanders, sons of Thomas Sanders deceased, to James Pearce for 250 pounds current money part of a tract of land called Mitchell’s Chance, it being the same land Thomas Sanders left his son Thomas by his last will containing 50 acres.
Book TW 1 page 522 – 26 January 1801 – Thomas Sanders, son of Thomas Sanders deceased, to James Pearce for 200 pounds current money part of a tract called Mitchell’s Chance left me by my deceased father Thomas Sanders by his last will situated between Pryor’s Neglect, that Pearce purchased of my brother Ebenezer Sanders, and the Mill Pond containing 50 acres.
Patents / Land Grants for Kent County:
1683 – 150 acres – The Hopewell Unity – Howell, John, Charles James, J. Frisby, G. Wardner, J. Hopkins, W. Perce, W. Pullen, E. Blackestein, B. Guury, E. Blay, R. Saunders and John James.
1685 – 100 acres – Saunders Addition – Saunders, William
1716 – 725 acres – Addition to Freith Land – Coole, Benjamin, George Whitehead, Abraham Lloyd, Richard Stafford, William Doune, John Sanders, Charles Harford
1751 – 120 acres – Bostick Addition – Saunders Bostick (last name is Bostick)
1754 – 120 acres – Bosticks Addition – Bostick, Sanders
May 20 1771 – 1 3/4 acres - Johns Lott – Sanders, John