• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.3.3.1742
  • Property Town : Eastham
  • Selling date : 1742-02-03
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Sparrow, Jonathan; Sparrow, Joseph
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Eastham
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Merrick, Benjamin; Merrick, Nathaniel; Foster, Chillingsworth; Foster, Ruth
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Harwich
  • Acreage : 4 acres
  • Price : N/A
  • Justice of the Peace : Freeman, James
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1742-02-03
  • Witnesses : Berry, Lemuel
  • Other names mentioned : Merrick, Williams
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : N/A
  • Transaction keywords : Land; Smiths Purchase
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : N/A
  • Archives folder : 3
  • Notes : The family name Merrick is spelled as "Mirrick" throughout the document. The family name Foster is sometimes spelled "Forster" in the document. Benjamin merrick and Nathaniel Merrick are listed as yeomen. Chillingsworth Foster is listed as blacksmith; his wife is Ruth Foster, a seamstress. William Merrick (deceased) of Harwich was father of Benjamin Merrick and Ruth Foster, It was the will and intent of William merrick that the lot of land should be given to his grandson, Jonathan Sparrow and Joseph Sparrow. Jonathan and Joseph are listed as husbandmen.
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