Just prior to the Revolutionary War, in 1775, Henry & Gertruyd Beekman’s tenants of North Lot No. 3 included the following individuals:

Name Real Estate () Personal Estate ()
Abraham Purdy 500 666
John Conklin 400 800
John Hyat Jr. 860 1600
Joshua Hyat 2000 3256
Joseph Lee 200 456
Joseph Lee Jr. 400 650
Joseph Strang 600 ----
John Bryant 1350 96
John Brewer 375 1096
John Field 510 655
Gabriel Carman 1120 928
William Jewell 400 800
Bathias Bookhowt 600 1200
Henry Keer 200 320
Jeremiah Drake 140 1954
Isaac Frost 1750 2424
Hyat Lane 600 1030
Nathaniel Hyat 450 1134
Ezekiel Hyat 1500 880

Source: "The Manor of Cortlandt and Its Tenants 1697-1783," by Sung Bok Kim, an unpublished thesis submitted to Michigan State University, Department of History, 1966