Property Details




Selling Date1686-09-15

Parties Involved


Buyer(s) name(s)Hurd, John; Hurd, Deborah

Buyer(s) residence(s)Boston


Seller(s) name(s)Ffessy, Aaron

Seller(s) residence(s)Barnstable


Justice of the PeaceUsher, John

WitnessesWisborne, Thomas; Hill, Edward; Paul, Samuel;

Date recorded by Justice of the Peace1686-09-15

Original date recorded by Registrar1698-02-06

Other names mentionedFfreeman Junior, John; Lothrop, Joseph

Deed Notes

Aaron Ffessy is an Indian; name is spelled "Feazy" in Chapter 23: Resolve Concerning John Hurd's Petition for Confirmation of Land Given to Him by an Indian (p. 64 of The Acts and Resolves, Public and Private, of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Vol. IX, Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co. 1902); property conveyed out of kindness, respect and love Ffessy has for Deborah Hurd and that her parents showed for his family; Deborah is John's wife; property appears to be 10 acres each of upland and salt marsh; John Usher is a colonial administrator rather than a Justice of the Peace; note on back of deed reproduction says "From State Archives--Mass Vol. 45 p. 354"

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