DEEDS, BONDS, LEASES, ETC.

 

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The following data is extracted from original and photo copied deeds, bonds, leases, etc. on file at the Windham Historical Society.  Spelling and punctuation are per original document; including the use of the letter “f” for “s”.  [Exception - all SURNAMES have been written in CAPITAL letters.] Many of the original documents have been transcribed for easier reading.  For a copy of any document, please contact the Historical Society; indicating the date, names and the reference number or name at the end of each extract.  Also, please indicate if you are requesting a copy of the original document, copy of the transcription, or both.

 

13 May 1761 – Oliver PUTNAM, Husband Man of Danvers, County of Efsex  in New England sold to Wm. ELDER of New Marblehead, County of Cumberland, for the sum of 20 pounds; one half of two ten acre lots No. 46 in the first division of Land in New Marblehead and one half of “40 acres more of Land to be laid out in the next or third Divifion of Land”.  Signed/Sealed- Oliver PUTNAM. Witness signatures- Jno. NUTTING, Thomas MEAYBERRY and T. CURWEN, Justice of the Peace in Salem, Essex Co..   Rec’d and recorded in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 1, Pages 197 and 198 by (signed) Enoch FREEMAN   Regr. [Ref. 68-2]

 

16 May 1765 – Nathaniel HAWKES, Cordwainer, of Falmouth sold to Eleazer CHASE, Husbandman, of Windham, for the sum of 30 pounds “lawfill money”, 50 acres of land at the southermost end of lot No. 36 in the first division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  Lot No. 36 originally granted to Abraham HOWARD Esqr.  The 50 acres now being sold was conveyed to Nathaniel by his “Grand Father Ebenezer HAWKS of Marblehead in the County of Efsex”, and Province of the Mafsachusets Bay in New England, “Blacksmith, the tenth Day of May Anno Domini 1765 being this present month, as by his Deed of same of that date”.  Signed/Sealed- Nathanael HAWKES. Witness signatures- Enoch FREEMAN and Jean [illegible-possibly KEEN].   Rec’d and recorded 16th May 1765 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Lib. 3, Fol. 146.  [Ref. # 68-2]

 

11 Feb 1774 – Oliver PUTNAM, Husband Man, of Danvere, County of Efex  and Province of the Mafsechufetts Bay in New England sold to William ELDER, Yoman, of Windham for the sum of 100 pounds; one half of the two ten acre lots of land No. 46 in the first division of land in Windham and one half of 40 acres to be taken out of the third division of Hundred acre lots.  Others named- Thomas MAYBERRY, bought other land from PUTNAM and Hannah PUTNAM, wife of Oliver. Signed/Sealed-Oliver PUTNAM and the “X” mark of Hannah PUTNAM. Witness signatures-Peter CROFS and William PUTNAM. [Ref. 68-2]

 

16 Apr 1776 – [Note-the following lease is completely hand written & is unsigned]  Samuel HANSON, Yeoman, of Windham leased for two years to James THURLOW, husband man,  of Windham, one half of his dwelling house, barn & land. Samuel will provide oxen to James to do one half “of all the ox work that he shall have occasion to do in farming or improveing the said Land”.  In return, James will take “good care of said house and Barn and oxen” and “improve Said Mowing land and Tillaige to the best advantage”; deliver yearly one half of  “all the increase of Moing Land and Tilliage Land” and pay one half of all taxes assessed on said land.  Samuel and James bind themselves each to the other in the sum of three hundred pounds.

 [Ref. #70-7]

 

03 Mar 1778 – Enoch ILSLEY, Mercht. of Falmouth, sold to William ELDER Jr. of Windham for the sum of one hundred pounds, Hundred Acre Lott Number Eighty in the Second Division of hundred acre lotts in Windham.  Others named-Francis BOWDEN, original propriator of said lott and Benjamin WAITE Esqr., owner of lott when purchased by Enoch ILSLEY 2 March 1778. Signed/Sealed – Enoch ILSLEY. Witness signatures- Peter NOYES, Justice of the Peace and Benj. WAITE.   Rec’d & recorded 3 March 1779 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 11, Pg. 168 by Enoch FREEMAN. [Ref. # 00-70]

 

24 May 1786 – [Note-original deed completely hand written]  Abraham ANDERSON of Windham, sold to William ELDER, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of “twenty eaight shillings and eaight pence Lawfull money”; 32 ½ acres of Lot No. 71 in the third division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.   Same land bought by ANDERSON from ELDER 5 May 1785. Signed/Sealed-Abraham ANDERSON. Witness signatures-Edward ANDERSON and George PEIRCE, Justice of the Peace. [Ref. # 70-7]

 

20 Jul 1790 – Jofeph ELDER, Yeoman of Windham, sold to John ELDER, Yeoman of Falmouth, for the sum of 13 pounds 12 shilling; 22 ½ acres of land, part of lot No. 84 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Jofeph  ELDER. Witness signatures-Joseph HOOPER, Justice of the Peace and Caleb REA.   Rec’d and recorded July 31, 1790 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Lib. 07, Fol. 475 & 476 by (signed) Isaac ILFLEY [ILSLEY], Regr.  [Ref. # 68-2]

 

1 Apr 1793 [Note-original bill of sale is completely hand written] Jofeph ELDER, Yoman of Windham, sold to John ELDER, Yoman of Falmouth for the sum of 44 pounds 18 shillings, a horse, “stears” and cows [all completely described by age, color, etc. in this bill of sale]  This bill of sale is also a note from Joseph to John for above amount, to be paid in full on the “tenth of August nex”.  Others named-Daniel CONANT, former owner of the horse “cald the Grate Paser”; Jeames GOIN [or GORN] and Jacob MORREL Juner, former owners of the “stears” and cows.  Signed/Sealed-Jofeph ELDER.  Witness signatures-Stephen MANCHESTER and Andrew TWOMBLY.  [Ref. # 68-2]

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25 Jun 1798 – Edward ANDERSON Esqr. of Windham, sold to Ebenezer HAWKS, blacksmith of Windham, for the sum of $14.26; 60 acres of land in Lot No. 93 of the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Edward ANDERSON. Witness signatures-Peter MORRELL; Ebenezer HAWKES junr. and Isaac ILFLEY [ILSLEY], Juft. Peace. Rec’d and recorded 7 Nov 1798 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 29, Pages 29 and 30.

 [Ref. # 89-21]

 

30 Jun 1798 – Ebenezer HAWKES, blacksmith of Windham, sold to Ebenezer HAWKES Junr., for the sum of 90 Pounds “Lawfil Mony”; 100 acres of land, being Lot No. 93 of the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Ebenezer HAWKES. Witness signatures-Peter MORRELL; Joseph HAWKES and Peter T. SMITH, Juft. Peace.   Rec’d and recorded Nov  17, 1798 in Cumberland Co. Record of Deeds Book 29, Pages 30 and 31. [Ref. #89-21]

 

17 Nov 1800 – John DAVIS, Yeoman of Raymond Town, sold to Jefse PLUMER Junr., Marriner of Scarborough, for the sum of $301; 75 acres of Lott No. Three in the Third Range of Lotts in Raymond Town.  Signed/Sealed-his “X” mark John DAVIS.  Witness signatures-

W. VAUGHAN and Eliott PLUMER.  Rec’d and recorded Nov 10, 1806 in Cumberland Co. Lib [first number is 5 second number is blotted by ink; possibly a 0 or 1], Fol. 122 & 123.

[Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

14 Feb 1802 – Paul LITTLE Esqr. of Windham, sold to Lemuel MARKS, Esq. and Nathaniel MOODY Gentleman, both of Portland, for the sum of $10; lots or parcels of land in Portland on Mountjoys Neck as follow-numbers five and six on S.W. side of Washington Street; numbers twelve, seventeen and eighteen on N.E. side of the Street proposed to be laid out between Washington St. and Back Cove; numbers nine and ten in N.E. side of Washington Street; numbers nineteen and twenty on S.W. side of Poplar Street; numbers twenty eight and twenty nine on N.E. side of Poplar Street and numbers thrity eight and thrirty nine on S.W. side of North Street.  Signed/Sealed-Paul LITTLE and Sarah LITTLE.  Witness signatures-Joseph [illegible, possibly DOW], Isaac ILFLEY and Mofes LITTLE.  Rec’d and recorded Mar 24, 1802 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 36, Page 248 by (signed) Isaac ILFLEY  Reg.

[Ref. #86-05 Little Papers]

 

28 Jun 1802 – Samuel BUTTS, Merchant of Falmouth, sold to Hugh CRAGUE, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of $1.00; 50 acres of land, the westerly end of lot No. 54 in the first division of Hundred acre lots in Windham; also 50 acres of land, the westerly end of lot No. 55 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  This land is one half of the lots conveyed to BUTTS by CRAGUE, deed dated June 25, 1801.   Signed/Sealed-Saml. BUTTS.  Witness signatures-Ahijah HUFSEY [HUSSEY] and Isaac ILFLEY [ILSLEY], Juft, Peace. Rec’d and recorded Jun 28, 1802 in Cumberland Co. Record of Deeds Book 38, Page 21 by Isaac ILFLEY [ILSLEY], Regr.  [Ref. Crague File-Box 2]

 

16 Feb 1803 – [Note-the following is completely hand written]  Ebenezer KEMP of Gorham & Lydia KEMP, his wife, sold to mentioned heirs of William ELDER, late of Windham deceased to wit: John ELDER; Joseph ELDER; Reuben ELDER; Charles ELDER; Silas ELDER; Isaac ELDER; Thomas CRAIG & Prudence his wife; Josiah WEBB and Rebecca his wife; and the heirs of William ELDER Junr., deceased, for the sum of $10; all the real estate that William ELDER “bequethed to Lydia his then wife, but now the wife of Eben. KEMP”.  Ebenezer & Lydia “shall possess and enjoy forever the personal Estate of the said Wm. ELDER deceased”.  Signed/Sealed-Ebenezer KEMP and Lydia KEMP.  Witness signatures-John WADWORTH and Isaac ILFLEY [ILSLEY], Just. Peace,  Rec’d and recorded 28 Feb 1803 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 39, Pages 298 & 299. [Ref. #70-7]

 

4 Feb 1814 – Hezekiah FROST Esqr. of Windham, sold to Moses LITTLE, Gentleman of Windham, for the sum of $100, part of Lot No. 107 in the second division of hundred acre lots in Windham.  Others named-Abraham H. LEONARD, who sold same land to FROST 19 August 1812 and stills lives on the land; and Samuel HANFSON [HANSON] Jur.   This deed is also a note for $100 from FROST to LITTLE and must be repaid in full, plus interest, in twelve months from this date.  Signed/Sealed-Hez. FROST. Witness signatures-Elias MERRILL, Justice of the Peace and Nathl. D. POOR. Received and recorded Mar 4, 1814 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 70, Page 193.  [Ref. #86-05 Little Papers]

 

31 May 1814 – Nathan NASON and William NASON, Yeomen of Poland in the County of Cumberland, sold to Moses LITTLE, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of $250.35; two pieces of land in Poland being Lot number 114 in the second division of lots made by the Proprietors of Bakerstown containing 100 acres and one half of Lot number 71 in the disclaimed land “so called as surveyed and planned by Ephraim BALLARD and Philip BULLEN-for the proprietors of the grant made to John BRIDGHAM and others”.  This deed subject to a mortgage and the sale of the equity of redemption.  Signed/Sealed-Nathan NASON and William NASON.  Witness signatures-Andw. R. GIDDINGE, Justice of the Peace and Betty GIDDINGE.  Rec’d and recorced Jul 14, 1814 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 69, Page 461 by (signed) Elias MERRILL, Reg.  [Ref. #86-05 Little Papers]

 

1 Jul 1814 – Joseph POPE Esqr. of Windham sold to Moses LITTLE, trader of Windham, for the sum of $120; an “equity of redemption” sold at Public vendue 29 January 1812 on POPE’s execution against Robert PLUMER of Windham. Premises were mortgaged by PLUMER to Jonathan ANDREW of Windham.  Others named-Daniel WATERHOUSE, deputy Sheriff in January 1812. Signed/Sealed-Joseph POPE. Witness signatures-Charles JOHNSON and Hez. FROST, Justice of the Peace.  Rec’d and recorded 5 Jul 1814 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 69, Page 447.   [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

4 Jan 1819 – Isaac KILBORN Gentleman of Waterford in the County of Oxford, sold to William MORSE Junior Gentleman of Waterford in the County of Oxford, for the sum of $200; two parcels of land in Township No. five in the County of Oxford, in the third Rangeof lots, being Lot No. fourteen and Lot No. nine in the tenth Range of Lots.  Signed/Sealed-Isaac KILBORN.  Witness signatures-Lewis JEWEL and Charles WHITMAN.  Rec’d and recorded Apr 8, 1822 in Oxford Co. Records of Deeds Book 19, Page 450, by (signed) Hanson MELTEN, Register.

[Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

14 Jan 1819 – Levi HALL, Gentleman of Gorham and Daniel HALL, Yeoman of Windham, sold to Fifher [Fisher] MANN, Yeoman of Raymond, for the sum of $150; one half of lot No. 23 in the last division of land in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Levi HALL  and Daniel HALL.  Witness signatures-Moses LITTLE, Justice of the Peace and William YOUNG.

[Ref. # 86-05 Little papers]

 

9 Feb 1819 – Timothy HANFON [HANSON], Collector of Taxes for Windham, sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham, for the sum of $2.00; 50 acres of lot No. 49 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  Property sold for unpaid taxes of $1.06 1 January 1817 by public auction at Thomas LITTLE’s in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Timothy HANSON.  Witness signatures-Peter MORREL, Justice of the Peace and Joseph HANSON.   Rec’d and recorded December 9, 1819 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 85, Page 261

[Ref. # 86-05 Little papers]

 

10 Sep 1819 – Richard STEVENS, Collector of Taxes for Windham, sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham, for the sum of $5.79; 100 acres of land contained in lot No. 49 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  Property sold for unpaid taxes of $4.50, 12 July last, at public auction held at the house of Isaac KILLBURN, Inn holder, in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Richard STEVENS. Witness signatures-Chas JOHNSON, Justice of the Peace and Ebenr. PROCTOR Jr.    Rec’d and recorded Dec 9, 1819 in Cumberland Co., Register of Deeds Book 85, Page 261.  [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

25 Aug 1821 – Gardner WALKER, deputy sheriff of Cumberland County, sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham, being the highest bidder at a public vendue, for the sum of $14, all the right in equity which Ebenezer GILLMAN, Yeoman of Standish,  has of redeeming in 50 acres of real estate in Standish, mortgaged by GILLMAN to John WESCOAT, Yeoman of Standish.  Vendue held at the dwelling house of James BARKER, Innholder of Westbrook.  Being held by virtue of an Execution directed to WALKER in the Tavern of Daniel LANE Esq. of Belfast in the County of Hancock, against Ebenezer GILLMAN and Ebenezer GILLMAN Jr., Yeomen both of Standish.  Others named-Mark and John WHITE, neighboring land owners;

Richard HUNNEWELL, Sheriff of Cumberland County.  Signed/Sealed-Gardner WALKER,

D Sheriff.  Witness signatures-Peter WHITE, Joseph DINGLEY and John EVELETH, Justice of the Peace.  Rec’d and recorded Jan 16, 1822 in Cumberland Co.,  Book 90, Pages 245 and 246 by (signed) Elias MERRILL,  Reg.  [Ref. #86-05 Litle papers]

 

4 Jan 1822 – Daniel LANE Esqr. of Belfast, Hancock County sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham for the sum of $5 a parcel of land with buildings in Windham.  Same land and buildings received by LANE in satisfaction of an execution in his favor against William LAMB. Signed/Sealed-Daniel LANE. Witness signature-John ANDERSON, Justice of the Peace.

 [Ref. # 86-05 Little papers]

 

20 Jul 1822 – Elisha EMERY of Gorham, as principal and Zebulon TRICKY of Windham are bound and obligated to Isaac KILBORN, Constable of Windham, in the sum of $20.  Others named-John COLLINS and Moses LITTLE. Signed/Sealed-Elisha EMERY and Zebulon TRICKEY. Witness signature-Nathaniel GOOTE.   [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

17 May 1823 – Stephen HUSTON, Yeoman of Falmouth, sold to Benjamin CRAGUE, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of $300; 30 acres-more or less-of lot No. 46 in the first division of hundred acre lots in Windham.   This is the same land deeded to HUSTON by Josiah MAYBERRY.  Others named-Jane MAYBERRY and HUNEWELL, neighboring land owners.

Signed/Sealed-Stephen HUSTON. Witness signatures-Wm. BROWN, Justice of the Peace and Lovisia CRAGUE.    Rec’d and recorded Oct 15, 1823 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deed Book 97, Page 44 by (signed) Elias MERRILL, Regr.  [Crague File- Box 2]

 

2 Feb 1824 – Timothy HANSON, Collector of Taxes for the town of Windham, sold to Daniel WESCAT [also shown as WEASCOAT and WESCOAT in other parts of this deed] of Standish and Moses LITTLE of Windham for the sum of $2.15; lot No. 13 in the fourth division of lands in Windham.  Property sold 10 January last, for unpaid taxes of $1.05  at public auction held at the house of Thomas MERRILL in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Timothy HANSON, Collector. Witness signatures-Wm. BROWN and John EVELETH, Justice of the Peace.

[Ref. # 86-05 Little papers]

 

13 Jan 1826 – Timothy HANSON, Collector of Taxes for the town of Windham sold to Moses LITTLE of Windham for the sum of $4.80; lot No. 32 in the fourth division of lands in Windham.  Property sold 9 January last, for unpaid taxes of $3.50, at public auction held at the store of Robert HANSON in Windham.  Signed/Sealed-Timothy HANSON, Collector.  Witness signatures-John Eveleth, Justice of the Peace and Wm. P.[illegible].  [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

30 Jan 1826 – Timothy HANSON, Collector of Taxes for Windham sold to Moses LITTLE

of Windham for the sum of $4.30; 49 acres of Lot No. 79 in the fourth division of lands in Windham.  Property sold 9 January last for unpaid taxes of $3.00 at public auction held at the store of Robert HANSON in Windham.  Signed/Sealed-Timothy HANSON, Collector.  Witness signatures-John EVELETH, Justice of the Peace and William P. [surname illegible]

[Ref. #86-05 Little Papers]

 

2 Apr 1826 – [Note-original lease is completely hand written] John ELDER of Westbrook leased for one year to William ELDER of Westbrook, his farm located in Westbrook and Windham.  Included, all stock on the farm-cows, calves, heifer, sheep & lambs; and all “farming utentials”.  In return, William is to work the farm & give John one half of the “neat proseds” [net proceeds]; provide one half of the seed; pay one half of “the taxis” [taxes]; “haul out all the dung there is next fall” and  “plough as much as was plowd last fall”; leave as much hay in the barn as there was when he leased the farm. Signed/Sealed-John ELDER and Wm. ELDER.  Witness signatures-William GRAFFAM and Mary ELDER. Written on the same lease & dated April 2, 1827 is an extention of three years with the same conditions. Signed/Sealed-John ELDER and Wm ELDER. Witness signatures-Wm BROWN and Enoch CHESLEY. [Ref. #70-7]

 

01 Jul 1828 – Charles ELDER, Yeoman of Windham, sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham for the sum of $6.50; 50 acres the southeasterly half of lot No. 79 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  Others named-Ebenezer HAWKS the third, owner of the other half of lot No. 79.  Signed/Sealed-Charles ELDER.  Witness signatures-Elias LITTLEFIELD and Smith LITTLEFIELD. [Ref. 86-05 Little papers]

 

 

06 Nov 1829 – John P. BOYD, William BOYD, Susan C. BOYD, Robert BOYD and Lendall G. S. BOYD, heirs of Robert BOYD, late of Portland, deceased; sold to Ebenezer SCRIBNER, Gentleman of Windham; for the sum of $1.00; a parcel of land with the building (being a store) in Windham.  Others named-Elias THOMAS, adjoining land owner.  Signed/Sealed-John P. BOYD, Wm. BOYD, Susan C. BOYD, Robert BOYD, and L.G.S. BOYD.   Witness signatures-Joseph LEACH and Nathan CUMMINGS, Justice of the Peace.

[Ref. #86-05 Little Papers]

 

28 Nov 1829 – Prudence CRAIGE, Reuben ELDER, Rebeccah WEBB, Charles ELDER, Ifaac ELDER & Silas ELDER; legaters to the last will and testament of John ELDER, late of Westbrook, deceased; sold to Hannah BROWN, wife of William BROWN of Windham,  and William ELDER of Westbrook; for the sum of $800, a parcel of land in Westbrook with the mansion house; being part of the homestead farm of John ELDER containing 64 acres more or less.  Others named-Josiah WEBB, husband of Rebeccah and James GRANT, adjoining land owner.  Signed/Sealed-Prudence CRAGUE, Reuben ELDER, Rebecca WEBB, Charles ELDER, Silas ELDER and Isaac ELDER.  Witness signatures-Wm. CUMMINGS, Justice of the Peace and Cyrus CUMMINGS.  Rec’d and recorded Feb. 19, 1833 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 131, Page 185. [Ref. # 70-7]

 

Apr 1830 – Thomas MAYBERRY, Juniour, Collector of Taxes for Windham sold to Ebenezer H. SCRIBNER, Esqr. of Windham, for the sum of $9.82; 50 acres, the south easterly half of lot No. 79 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  Property sold  April 1830, for unpaid taxes of $3.75 in 1828 and $3.57 in 1829, at a public auction held at the Inn of Ebenezer H. SCRIBNER of Windham.  Others named-James McDONALD, owner of an Inn in Windham.  Witness signatures-Francis B. BLANCHARD and John EVELETH, Justice of the Peace.  Signed/Sealed-Thomas MAYBERRY, J., Collector.  On reverse side of deed, signed, sealed and dated December 1830 by E. H. SCRIBNER, is a note he received $13.44 for taxes, fees and interest from Moses LITTLE, who proved he owned the land SCRIBNER had purchased.  Thus SCRIBNER conveyed the premises to LITTLE in consideration for paying the above sum.  Witness signatures-John ANDERSON, Justice of the Peace and Thomas MAYBERRY  Jr.

 [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

26 Sep 1830 – Elizabeth JACKSON, widow of Otisfield sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham, for the sum of $30; lot No. 79 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham. Signed/Sealed-her “X” mark-Elizabeth JACKSON. Witness signatures-Stevens RICH, Justice of the Peace and Lydia RICH. [Ref. # 86-05 Little papers]

 

22 Jun 1833 - William BAKER, Yeoman of Windham, sold to Moses LITTLE Esqr. of Windham, for the sum of $7.00; lot No. 79 in the third division of lands in Windham. Signed/Sealed-Wm. BAKER. Witness signature-Elias BAKER, Justice of the Peace.

 [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

29 Apr 1835 – Town of Windham, represented by Edmund BOODY, John WEBB and                                                                 Thomas VARNEY sold to Josiah MAYBERRY of Windham for the sum of $510; 40 acres of land in Windham.   Others named-Widow BROWN; M. PURINTON; D. HASKELL and John MUGFORD    Signed/Sealed  Edmund BOODY, John WEBB and  Thomas VARNEY.  Witness signatures-[illegible]NASH and Elias BAKER, Justice of the Peace.  [Ref. # 98-48]

 

Sep 1838 [Note-original deed does not contain a dollar amount or full date and is unsigned]  Peter JORDAN, Gentleman of Windham, sold to George W. DAVIS, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of [no amount shown], a piece of land in Windham.  Others named-Albert LEONARD, neighboring landowner and Mary JORDAN, wife of Peter.

 [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

30 Nov 1838 – Josiah B. SHAW, Blacksmith of Standish, sold to Samuel R. HAWKES,  Daniel ROGERS and Enoch MAYBERRY, Yeomen of Windham, for the sum of $150; a Blacksmith Shop standing in Gorham near the Great falls, on John LINDSEY’s land, being the same shop SHAW built last winter.  Signed/Sealed J B SHAW.  Witness signature-John EVELETH, Justice of the Peace. [Ref. #86-05 Little papers]

 

30 Nov 1838 – Benjamin WHITMORE, Blacksmith of Windham, sold to Samuel R. HAWKES, Daniel ROGERS and Enoch MAYBERRY, Yeomen of Windham, for the sum of $100; a house now lived in by WHITMORE, and out buildings near the great Falls.  This sale subject to a bill of Sale to Benjuamin HASKELL to secure the payment of $100. Signed/Sealed-Benj. WHITMORE.   Witness signature-John EVELETH. [Reverse side of deed] - attested to by the signature of Zebulon TRICKEY dated May 20, 1839, shows condition of sale is such that if WHITMORE fails to repay two notes, one for $55.35 to Mark C. MAYBERRY and the other for $44.65 to within named HAWKES, ROGERS & MAYBERRY than the dwelling house & out buildings belong to the note holders.  [Ref. # 86-05  Little papers]

 

Sep 1845 – [Note-original “Life Lease” is completely handwritten & unsigned]  Joshua MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham, lease to Josiah MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham, for rent of one cent per annum, four parcels of land in Windham. Others named-Samuel R. HAWKES; Andrew MAYBERRY; Widow BROWN; M. PURINTON; Oliver HASKELL; Solomon HAWKES and John GRAFFAM, neighboring landowners.  [Ref. # 98-48]

 

Sep 1845 – [Note-original bond completely handwritten & unsigned]  Joshua S. MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham, bound to Josiah MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham in the amount of  $2500. Condition of bond-Joshua will support Josiah and his wife Polly in sickness and health during their natural lives with a comfortable living.  Will also provide a home for Josiah’s young daughters Unice and Sarah Jane while they remain single or remain with their parents “by their using proper indentra for benefit of the family”.  If Joshua keeps above conditions, bond is void; otherwise remains in full force.[Ref. # 98-48]

 

18 Apr 1846 – Josiah MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham sold to Joshua S. MAYBERRY, Stephen MAYBERRY and Edmund D. MAYBERRY, Yeomen of Windham for the sum of $3000 the following land in Windham. 25 acres of the southeasterly side of lot No. 120 in the second division of lots in Windham, same land Josiah purchased of Barnabus BANGS 29 November 1820; 50 acres of Lot 110 in the second division of lots in Windham, same land Josiah purchased of Samuel R. and Solomon HAWKES 2 April 1825 and 1 September 1825; 40 acres of land purchased by Josiah of the INHABITANTS OF THE TOWN OF WINDHAM  29 April 1835; and 14 acres of land purchased by Josiah of John GRAFFAM.   Others named-Widow BROWN; M. PURINTON and Daniel HASKELL. Signed/Sealed-Josiah MAYBERRY. Witness signature-Caleb HODSDON, Justice of the Peace.  Rec’d and recorded June 23, 1846 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds, Book 197, Page  482.  [Ref. # 98-48]

 

18 May 1847 – Josiah MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham agreement with Joshua S. and Stephen MAYBERRY,his sons.  After deeding (18 April 1846) all Real estate to his sons, reserving for himself possession of rents & profits of same during his natural life, an agreement was entered w/his sons that they mutually labor & assist in managering the farm.  All profits after supporting the family & paying necessary expenses shall be appropriated to payment of several debts.  When said debts are paid, Joshua S. & Stephen shall receive fourfifths of the income of said farm.  Josiah’s son Edmund D, in order to receive the benefits of the Real estate deed (dated this same date) shall pay one third of a note given at the delivery of said deed providing the note shall not become due until he is 21 years of age.  Others named-Sally MAYBERRY; Town of Windham; Eunice MAYBERRY;  Lewis LEGROW and Doc. Eli EDGECOMB, all to whom Josiah is indebted.  Signed/Sealed-Josiah MAYBERY, Joshua S. MAYBERY, Stephen MAYBERY.  Witness signatures-Thomas MAYBERRY and Richard MAYBERRY.  [Ref. # 98-48]

 

11 Nov 1847 – Thomas MORRELL, Yeoman of Windham sold to William A. LAMB, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of $104; a parcel of land being 8 ½ acres more or less of Lot No. 134 in the Second Division of Hundred Acre Lots in Windham.  Others named-Stephen MORRELL and William TUKEY, neighboring landowners; and  Lydia, wife of Thomas MORRELL.  Signed/Sealed-Thomas MORRELL and Lydia A. MORRELL.  Witness signatures-D.P. BAKER, Justice of the Peace and Elias BAKER.  Rec’d and registered Oct 7, 1854 in Cumberland Co. Registry of Deeds Book 257, Page 415 (signed) Wm. C. MITCHELL, Reg.

[Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

4 May 1848 – Daniel MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham and Hannah MAYBERRY, wife of Daniel, sold to Josiah WEBB Juniour, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of $125; two pieces of land in Windham.  One piece is the same deeded to Daniel this date by Josiah CRAIG of Hiram, his share of his fathers real estate.  The other piece is Hannah’s share of the real estate belonging to and formally occupied by her late father John CRAGUE, deceased.  Both shares contain about 16 acres more or less.  Others named-Ezekiel CRAGUE, owner of a share of real estate and Betsy LITTLE, neighboring land owner.   This deed is also a note for $125 plus annual interest given to Josiah WEBB by Daniel MAYBERRY. Signed/Sealed-Daniel MAYBERRY and Hannah MAYBERRY. Witness signature-John WEBB, Justice of the Peace.   Rec’d and recorded May 4, 1848 in the Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 210, Page 210.

 [Ref. #68-2]

 

 

12 April 1849 – Edmund D. MAYBERRY a minor under age 21, of Windham,  sold to Joshua S. & Stephen MAYBERRY both of Windham for $200, one third of the following: 25 acres of the southerly part of lot No. 120 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham, same land conveyed to Josiah MAYBERRY by Barnabus BANGS 29 November 1820; 50 acres of lot No. 110 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham, same land conveyed to Josiah MAYBERRY by Samuel R. and Solomon HAWKES 2 April 1835 and 1 September 1825; 40 acres of land in Windham conveyed to Josiah MAYBERRY by the INHABITANTS OF THE THOWN OF WINDHAM 29 April 1835 and 14 acres of land in Windham purchased by Josiah from John GRAFFAM.  All of the above land, Josiah conveyed to Joshua, Stephen and Edmund.  Others named-Widow BROWN; Mechiah PURINTON and Daniel HASKELL. Signed/Sealed-Edmund D. MAYBERY. Witness signatures-Josiah MAYBERRY; Robert MAYBERRY and John EVELETH, Justice of the Peace. [Handwritten on side of deed is the following]  “Nov. 1, 1853.  Personally appeared the above named Edmund D. MAYBERRY.  He having now become of legal age to transact business for himself, and acknowledged the above Deed by him signed to be his free act and deed.  Before me (signed) S. A. EVELETH, Justice of the Peace.”  Rec’d and recorded November 2 1853 in Cumberland Co.Register of Deeds, Book 251, Page 72 by (signed) Wm. C. MITCHELL Regr.  [Ref. #98-48]

 

 

12 April 1849 – Josiah MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham  bound and obligated  to Joshua S. MAYBERRY and Stephen MAYBERRY, Yeomen of Windham, in the sum of  $500.  Others named-Edmund D. MAYBERRY, son of Josiah and under the age of 21. Signed/Sealed-Josiah MAYBERRY, Joshua S. MAYBURY and Stephen MAYBERRY. Witness signatures-Robert MAYBERRY and John EVELETH. [Ref. #98-48]

 

 

25 August 1851 -  David SWETT, Sophia DORSETT of Gorham; Charles C. SWETT, Mary GRAFFAM of Westbrook; Rebecca HANSON of Windham and Simeon SWETT of Lawrence, Co. of Essex, State of MA. sold to Eunice MAYBERRY; Joshua S. MABERRY; Stephen MABERY; Sarah J. MAYBERRY and Edmund D. MABERY of Windham for the sum of $500;   ten acres of land in Gorham. Signed/Sealed-David SWETT; Sophia DORSETT; Rebeccah HANSON; Mary B. GRAFFAM; Charles C. SWETT and Simeon SWETT.  Witness signatures-William SILLA and John NOBLE, Justice of the Peace.  [Ref. #98-48]

 

 

1 November 1851 – David SWETT, clergyman,of Gorham, sold to Joseph MABERY; Joshua MABERY; Eunice MABERY,wife of Joseph; Stephen MABERY; Sarah Jane MABERY and Josiah MABERY,guardian of Edmund MABERY a minor, all of Windham, for the sum of $725; ten acres-more or less-land in Gorham.   Other named-Simeon SWETT.  This deed also serves as a note for $725 plus interest from David SWETT, to above named persons.   If sum plus interest is paid [time allowance not stated], deed is void, otherwise remains in full force. Signed/Sealed-David SWETT. Witness signature-Cha’s JOHNSON, Justice of the Peace.    Rec’d and recorded November 19, 1851 in Cumberland Co.Register of Deeds Book 233, Page 530 by (signed) William ROSS  Regr.  [Ref. #98-48]

 

26 April 1852 – David SWETT, of Gorham sold to Joshua MABURRY; Joseph MABURRY; Eunice, wife of Joseph; Stephen MABURRY; Sarajane MABURRY and Josiah MABURY, guardian for Edmund MABURRY for the sum of $725 ten acres of land in Gorham, being the same land “sat off from land of Joshua SWETT deceased to the heirs of Eliza MABURRY”. Others named-Lewis BRACKETT, neighboring land owner and Lydia SWETT,wife of David. Signed/Sealed-David SWETT and Lydia SWETT.  Witness signatures-Mary SILLA and William SILLA, Justice of the Peace. Rec’d  and recorded 1 May 1852 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 237, Page 474 by (signed) William ROSS Regr.   [Ref. #98-48]

 

16 Apr 1853 – William B. HOOPER, Yeoman of Windham, bound and obliged to Benjamin HOOPER, Yeoman of Windham in the sum of $1000.  Conditions of bond-William agrees to support Benjamin, his father, for his natural life “with usual necefsarys in sicnefs and in health and medical afsiftants in sicnefs and in all respects to treat him as a father should be treated by his son”. If conditions are met, the bond is void, otherwise remains in full force. Signed/Sealed-William B HOOPER.  Witness signatures-Charles WALKER and John WEBB.

[Ref. # 70-7]

 

 

19 May 1853 – Oliver P. HASKELL, of Windham sold to Joshua S. MAYBERRY and Stpehen MAYBERRY, of Windham for the sum of $250; 6 acres-more or less, part of lot No.120 in the second division of Hundred acre lots in Windham.  Others named-Lorenzo PURINTON.  Signed/Sealed-Oliver P. HASKELL.  Witness signature-Saml. A. EVELETH and John M. EVELETH, Justice of the Peace.  Rec’d and recorded June 18 1853 in Cumberland Co.Register of Deeds, Book 246, Page 404.  [Ref. # 98-48]

 

 

8 December 1853 – Joshua S. MAYBERRY and Stephen MAYBERRY, of Windham sold to Otis PURINTON, of Windham for the sum of $1000, 25 acres of land in Windham; the same 25 acres conveyed by Otis to Joshua and Stephen this date.  Also a certain parcel of land [no acreage given in deed] in Windham; the same conveyed to Joshua & Stephen by Josiah MAYBERRY.  Others named-Oliver P. HASKELL and Widow BROWN, neighboring land owners.   This deed is also a note from the MAYBERRYs to PURINTON in the amount of $1000.  Same to be repaid $300 plus interest in 1 year; $400 in 2 years with interest annually and $300 in 3 years with interest annually.  Signed/Sealed-Joshua S. MAYBERRY and Stephen MAYBERRY.  Witness signature-S. A. EVELETH,  Justice of the Peace.   [Ref. # 98-48]

 

7 Jan 1856 – John DOLLEY, Yeoman of Windham sold to John WEBB, Yeoman of Windham for the sum of $400; 40 acres-more or less-of land in Windham.   Same land deeded to DOLLEY, this date, by Wm. L. HALL and Ester HALL.  This is also a note for $400 from DOLLEY to WEBB, payable on demand with annual interest.  Signed/Sealed-John DOLLY. Witness signatures-Wm. L. HALL and William SILLA, Justice of the Peace. Rec’d and recorded Jan 9, 1856 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds, Book 267, Page 318.  [Ref. #68-2]

 

1 Jul 1856 – Thomas HAWKES, guardian of Sarah M., Ella M. and Charles A. WHIPPLE, minor heirs and children of James WHIPPLE late of Windham, deceased; sold to John WEBB Esqr. of Windham, for the sum of $67.50; three quarters of one sixth of 18 acres of land in Windham, in common and undivided with Jonathan LOVITT and heirs of Robert & Charles LOVITT deceased.  Others named-Lewis HANSON, neighboring landowner. Signed/Sealed -Thomas Hawkes. Witness signature-Wm. C. MITCHELL, Justice of the Peace. Rec’d and recorded Jul 1, 1856 in Cumberland Co., Register of Deeds Book 272, Page 186  [Ref. # 70-7]

 

27 Jun 1868 – Thomas BODGE, Yeoman of Windham, sold to Joshua S. MAYBERRY, Yeoman of Windham, for the sum of $250; 30 acres of land with buildings in Windham; known as the Thomas BODGE homestead farm.   Others named-George HAWKES; John WEBB; Hiram CHASIS; Nathan CLOUDMAN; Martin BEST; Susan SMITH; John A. WEBB and John P. SAWYER, neighboring land owners.  This deed is also a note from Thomas BODGE to Joshua S. MAYBERRY in the sum of $250 to be repaid; $100 and interest in 1 year and $150 and interest in 2 years.  Payment of note on time makes this deed void.  Failure of paying on time and this deed remains in full force.  Signed/Sealed-Thomas BODGE.  Witness signature-John C. COBB, Justice of the Peace.  Rec’d and recorded January 17 1870 in Cumberland Co.Register of Deeds, Book 374, Page 243.  [Ref. # 98-48]

 

 

 

30 Aug 1869 – Columbus HUNT of Windham sold to Calvin EMERY of Naples for the sum of $1000, piece of land in Windham.  Others named-Cummings ROGERS; Killiam JORDAN and Levi TOBIES all neighboring land owners. Signed/Sealed-Columbus HUNT and Mary HUNT, wife of Columbus.  Witness signatures-Solomon LOMBARD, Justice of the Peace and Ransom MORTON. Rec’d and recorded in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 372, Page 338  [Ref. #90-1]

 

28 Nov 1870 – [Note-the following data is from a typed extraction of original deed]  William GOOLD sold to Abby G. WOOLSOM for the sum of $250, a piece of land in Lot No. 10 in the second division of lands in Windham.  The same land purchased by William GOOLD, from Nathan GOOLD 24 September 1858.  Others named-Eben FIELD, Mary ANTHOINES and James STURGIS, all neighboring land owners. Signed by Wm GOOLD and Nancy T. GOOLD.   Witnessed by S. M. BAKER, Justice of the Peace. Rec’d and recorded 29 November 1870 by Eben LEACH, Register, in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 380, Page 502

[Ref. # 89-11]

 

12 May 1873 – Fannie STEVENS of Norway, county of Oxford; Eliza A. ESTES of Windham; Lydia HALL of Gorham; Mary E. KILBORN of Bridgton; Ethelinda McLUCUS of Casco; and Jefse E. JORDAN of Raymond all the county of Cumberland, sold to George A. PROCTOR of Casco, for the sum of $150; a parcel of real estate in the town of Casco, formerly Raymond.  The same real estate described in a deed from Rebecah STEVENS to Nathl. STROUT dated Aug 28, 1832 and recorded in Cumberland Co. Registry of Deeds Book 143, Page 157.  Also named in a deed from Lois M. STROUT to her as heir of Nathl. STROUT, dated Sep 25, 1872 and recorded in Registry of Deeds Book 400, Page 37.  Signed/Sealed-Mary E. KILBORN, Fanny STEVENS,

Ethlinda McLUCUS, Lydia HALL, Eliza A. ESTES, and Jessie E. JORDAN.  Witness Signature-Nathl. S. LITTLEFIELD.  Rec’d and recorded Nov 12, 1874 at Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 414, Page 7. [Ref. #90-1]

 

21 Nov 1873 – Julia P. CROCKETT of Windham, sold to Martha E. INGRAHAM of Windham, for the sum of $1000 a parcel of land known as “The Old [illegible, possibly Aunt] Hunt”in North Windham Village.  Same property conveyed to Julia CROCKETT by Calvin EMERY per deed dated 8 Aug 1871 and recorded at the Cumberland Registry of Deeds in Book 306, Page 314.  Same property conveyed to Calvin EMERY per deed dated 19 Aug 1869 and recorded at the Cumberland Registry of Deeds in Book 372, Page 338. Signed/Sealed-Julia P. CROCKETT. Witness signature-Thaddeus S. CHASE, Justice of the Peace. Rec’d and recorded 24 Nov 1873 in Cumberland Co. Records of Deeds Book 407, Page 179 [Ref. #90-1]

 

15 Mar 1882 – Warranty Deed – Jacob WARD and Susan M. LIBBY, both of Windham, sold to William A. LAMB of Windham, for the sum of $227.27; a nine acre parcel of land in Windham.  Others named-William STANLEY and Thomas KNIGHT, neighboring land owners; William H. LIBBY, husband of Susan M. and Lucy WARD, wife of Jacob.  Signed/Sealed-Jacob WARD, Lucy WARD, Susie A M LIBBY and Wm. H. LIBBY.  Witness signatures-Wm. F. HALL, Stella WARD and Charles ROGERS, Justice of the Peace.  Rec’d and recorded Oct 2, 1882 in Cumberland Co. Registry of Deeds Book 492, Page 154 (signed) Frank G. STEVENS, Reg.

[Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

17 Jul 1883 – Frank O. PRIDE of Windham, sold to Caleb MORTON of Windham, for the sum of $100; one half of lot No. 57 in the 4th division of lots in the town of Gray.  The same land conveyed to PRIDE and another by Robert A. ALLEN by deed dated May 21, 1880, recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deeds Book 467, page 314.  Also one half of another parcel of land in Gray, being the same land mentioned and described in the Warranty Deed from Sallas LAMB to Frank H. BOODY and Frank O. PRIDE, dated Sep 27, 1879, recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deed Book 461, Page 396.  Also one half of another parcel of land in Gray being the same land described in the warrantee deed of  Robert A. ALLEN to Frank H. BOODY and Frank O. PRIDE, dated May 7, 1880 recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deeds Book 467, Page 192. Others mentioned-Josiah ALLEN, Sewell PLUMMER, David HOUSTON, and Josiah SKILLIN all neighboring land owners of first parcel of land above mentioned; Abbie PRIDE, wife of Frank.  Signed/Sealed-Frank O. PRIDE and Abbie PRIDE.  Witness signature-Charles ROGERS.  Rec’d and recorded 18 Jul 1883 in Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 498, Page 295  [Ref. #99-1A]

 

10 Dec 1888 – Frank P. SPOSEDO of Windham sold to Viola PROCTOR of Windham for the sum of $200 a mortgage, dated 7 November 1887 and recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deeds, Book 540, Page 171, of which he was the owner and holder, given him by Benjamin WENTWORTH of Windham. Signed/Sealed-Frank P. SPOSEDO.  Witness signature-Irving W. PARKER, Justice of the Peace. [Ref. #90-1]

 

17 Jan 1911 – Warranty Deed - William H. ALLEN of Windham, sold to Harry H. POWER of Windham, in consideration of a sufficient number of dollars; a parcel of land together with the buildings thereon situated in Windham.  Also, another piece of land in Windham, along with livestock, and farming equipment; but not including the Chapel lot.  This estate is fully described in deed recorded in Cumberland Registry Book 699, Page 92, not meaning to convey with this the piece of land reserved by Charles M. LAMB and Howard H. BOODY as part of the Richard LAMB Estate.  Others named-Frank O. PRIDE,  STEVENS Estate, Frank LAMB, Thomas KNIGHT, Charles HALL, PLUMMER, and J. L. TUKEY, all neighboring land owners; Lizzie ALLEN, wife of William H.  Signed/Sealed-William H. ALLEN and E lizzie ALLEN.  Witness signature-LeRoy B. Nason.  Rec’d and recorded Jan 20, 1911 at Cumberland Co. Register of Deeds Book 869, Page 248.  Also a Mortgage Deed for above property, from POWER to ALLEN in the sum of $1500, dated 17 JAN 1911.  Rec’d and recorded Jan 20, 1911 at Cumberland Co. Registry of Deeds Book 871, Page 20. [Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

17 Jan 1911 –  William H. ALLEN sold to Mary C BOODY, for the sum of $1500 a mortgage, of which he was the owner, given him by Harry A. POWER.  Signed/Sealed-William H. ALLEN.  Witness signature-LeRoy B. Nason. Rec’d and recorded Cumberland Co. Registry of Deeds Book 859, Page 318 by (signed) Frank L. CLARK, Register. [Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

16 Sep 1911 – Mortgage Deed -Wilber A LAMB and Emeline LAMB, son and widow respectively of William A. LAMB of Windham, sold to Howard H. BOODY of Windham, for the sum of $304.58; two parcels of land in Windham, including the buildings on one parcel; this being the homestead estate of the late William H. LAMB.  Sum payable within three years from this date, with interest.  Others named-Frank LAMB, Joseph L. TUKEY, Thomas KNIGHT, and Harry POWER, neighboring land owners; Emma J. LAMB, wife of Wilber.  Signed/Sealed-Wilber A. LAMB, Mrs. Emeline LAMB and Emma J. LAMB.  Witness signatures-LeRoy B. NASON and Harry A. POWER.  Rec’d and registered Sep 18, 1911 in Cumberland Co. Registry of Deeds Book 871, Page 390, (signed) Frank L. CLARK, Register. [Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

No date – Frank H. POWER, Administrator of the Estate of Harry A. POWER, late of South Portland, agrees to sell to  Wilbur A. LAMB of Windham, by Administrator’s Deed, the real estate owned by Harry A. POWER, located in Windham, for the sum of $300. Signed/Sealed Frank H. POWER, Admin. and Wilber A. LAMB [Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

8 Nov 1912 – Frank H. POWER of Portland, Administrator of the estate of Harry A. POWER, late of South Portland; obtained license 25Oct, 1912 from William M. INGRAHAM, judge of probate to sell at private sale, the real estate-three parcels of land, two with buildings thereon-of Harry A. POWER, to Wilbur A. LAMB of Windham, for the sum of $300.  The premises constitute the homestead farm of William W. STANLEY, being the same property deeded to STANLEY by Jacob WARD April 22, 1874, recorded in Cumberland Co. Deed Book 411, Page 234.  Also the same property conveyed by STANLEY to William H. HALL (or ALLEN), by Warranty Deed recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deeds Book 699, Page 92.  Premises subject to a mortgage of $1500 recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deeds Book 871, Page 20.  Others named-Thomas KNIGHT.  Signed/Sealed-Frank H. POWERS, Administrator.  Witness signature-James A. [illegible, possibly CUNELLEN] [Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

2 May 1928 – Deposition in Perpetuam – Wilbur A LAMB gave this deposition in presence of Eben Winthrop FREEMAN, Justice of the Peace; written by Alice O’CONNOR.  Deposition taken at the request of LAMB to be in perpetual remembrance of the thing.   LAMB’s father, William A. LAMB late of Windham, died testate, Jul 30, 1902, possessing real estate in Windham known as his homestead farm, consisting of three lots of land with buildings thereon.

All three lots fully described in this document; names of neighboring land owners, Frank LAMB, M. P. FRANK, Joseph L. TUKEY, Thomas KNIGHT, Harry POWER and Lewis SMITH. LAMB’s [Sr] last will and testament proved in Probate Court of Cumberland Co., Dec 19, 1902 and an abstract of will as related to said real estate recorded in Registry of Deeds Book 693, Page 349 on Jan 13, 1903.  Emma LAMB, wife of William received her maintenance out of the estate during her lifetime, and died  Oct 29, 1926.  Grace V. LAMB, daughter of William and Emma had a home with her mother on said real estate during her lifetime and died about the year 1920.  After 1902 and prior 1908, estate of William A. LAMB was settled, and it was not necessary to sell any of said real estate for payment of debts or expenses.  Final account filed and allowed by Probate Court prior Jan 1908, but Wilbur LAMB has no copy and believes none exists.  In 1908 all papers and records of the Probate Court were destroyed by fire. “I desire to make this deposition so that there may duly appear of record some evidence that the title of said real estate passed in accordance with the terms of said will.  I am the only person interested in said real estate.”  Signed-Wilbur A LAMB.  Wintess signature-Eben Winthrop FREEMAN, Justice of the Peace.  [Ref. #99-Lamb]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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