Property Details


Acreage4 acres


Selling Date1742-02-03

Parties Involved


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


Justice of the PeaceFreeman, James

WitnessesBerry, Lemuel

Date recorded by Justice of the Peace1742-02-03

Original date recorded by RegistrarN/A

Other names mentionedMerrick, Williams

Deed 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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