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|Offspring of Michael Criss and Christina|
|Lewis Criss (1750-1803)||1750 Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States of America||1803 Harrison County, Virginia, United States of America|| Christina Closter (-1804)|
|Henry Criss (c1754-)|
Henry Lee, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To All to Whom these Presents shall Come, Greeting: Know Ye that by virtue of a sertificate in right of settlement given by commissioners for adjusting for adjusting the title to unpatented lands in the District of Monongalia, Yohangania and Ohio and in consideration of the ancient composition of pounds sterling paid by Lewis Criss into the Treasury of the Commonwealth, there is granted by said Commonwealth unto Lewis Criss a certain track or parcel of land containing 400 acres by survey bearing date, the 7th day of November 1785 Lyng in the County of Monongalia on the "waters of Sandy Creek" adjoining the lands of Joseph Robin ? and boundary as followith to wit: Beginning at a maple and running thence N 32 poles W 36 poles to a chestnut N 49W 24 poles to a white oak, S 8 W 63 poles to a white oak S 59 E 115 poles to a black oak. N 20 E 102 poles to a white oak N 42 W 68 poles to a chestnut N 87 W 120 poles to a chestnut N 67 W 28 poles to a chestnut S 15 3/4 W 245 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances To have and to hold the said track or parcel of land, with its appurtences to the said Lewis Criss (Signature) and Criss heirs forever. In witness whereof, the said Henry Lee, Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virinia, hath herunto set his hand and cases the Lesser Seal fo the said Commonwelth to be fixed, at Richmond on the 24 day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand 17 hundred and 93.
Signed Henry Lee