• Collection : Stanley Smith Deed Collection
  • Finding aid link : http://www.sturgislibrary.org/pdf/stanley_smith_deed_collection.pdf
  • Unique ID : SSDeeds.5.1.1797.1
  • Property Town : Orleans
  • Selling date : 1797-03-22
  • Buyer(s) name(s) : Higgins, Eliakim
  • Buyer(s) residence(s) : Orleans
  • Seller(s) name(s) : Freeman, Abner; Freeman, Sarah
  • Seller(s) residence(s) : Orleans
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  • Price :
  • Justice of the Peace : Kingman, Simeon
  • Date recorded by Justice of the Peace : 1797-03-22
  • Witnesses : Freeman, Sarah
  • Other names mentioned : Higgins, Rueben; Higgins, Barshabe (?); Bacon, Eben; Kenrick, John
  • Original date recorded by Registrar : 1799-07-12; 1828-09-20
  • Transaction keywords : Yeoman, buildings, windmill, pew, meetinghouse, cedar swamp, brother, deceased, widow, thirds
  • Book of Evidences of Land & folio (or page) : Book 53, Folio 222, Barnstable; Book 2, Page 179 (?), Orleans
  • Archives folder : 1
  • Notes : Both the seller and buyer were described as yeomen. The property came to the sellers from their brother, Rueben Higgins, late of Eastham, deceased. There appears to be two men Eliakim Higgins. The first, the buyer, and the second, the late husband of Barshabe (?) Higgins, widow. The relationship between the two men with the same names is not described. Barshabe Higgins sells her thirds that came to her from her husband, Eliakim Higgins.
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