Canton Deeds
Oxford County, Maine
Range 7, Lot 15


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V. F. Thomas Co. - 167 Thorne Mountain Road - Canton, Maine  04221
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(updated 23 October 2018)





19:506
   Date: 11 March 1822
   Grantor: Otis Conant
   Grantee: William Robinson
   Description: western portion of Range 7, Lot 15; 87 acres, more or less
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot number 15 in range 7;
      then east on the north line of said lot about 78 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of the Town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” on said town line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north on the west line of said lot to the first-mentioned bound.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 20:145b–146
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 22:376

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20:143–144
   Date: 26 May 1821
   Grantor: Joseph E. Foxcroft
   Grantee: Dominicus Weymouth
   Description: westerly two-thirds of Range 7, Lot 15; 87 acres, more or less
      Beginning at the northwest corner of said lot;
      then east on the north line of said lot 76 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to a stake and stones standing in the south line of said lot and in the town line of Livermore;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” on said town line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then northerly to the bound first-mentioned.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 20:145b–146

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20:144–145
   Date: 15 January 1816
   Grantor: John Richardson
   Grantee: Dominicus Weymouth
   Description: one undivided twelfth part of Range 7, Lot 15
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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20:145b–146
   Date: 10 May 1821
   Grantor: Dominicus Weymouth
   Grantee: Otis Conant
   Description: two equal third parts of said lot on the west side thereof, which is supposed to contain 87 acres, more or less
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot Range 7, Lot 15;
      then east in the north line of said lot about 78 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of said town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” in said town line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north in the west line of said lot to the first-mentioned bound.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 20:143–144
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 19:506

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20:390–391
   Date: 2 June 1821
   Grantor: Dominicus Weymouth
   Grantee: Joseph E. Foxcroft
   Description: “the most easterly third part of a breakage lot whereon I now live” Range 7, Lot 15; 43.25 acres
   Note: Also conveyed by this deed were one undivided third of Range 7, Lots 12, 13, and 14
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 26:84

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22:376
   Date: 18 August 1823
   Grantor: William Robinson
   Grantee: Charles Fuller
   Description: western portion of Range 7, Lot 15; 87 acres, more or less“with the building standing thereon / excepting all the pine timber on said land suitable for board logs with the privilege of taking off the same by the first day of January 1825”
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot number 15 in range 7;
      then east on the north line of said lot about 78 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of the Town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” on said town line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north on the west line of said lot to the first-mentioned bound.
   Note: “the aforesaid premises are subject to a mortgage from me [William Robinson] to Cornelius Holland Esq. of said Canton dated the eleventh day of March 1822, which the said Fuller takes upon himself to pay,”
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 19:506
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 58:452

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26:84
   Date: 25 May 1822
   Grantor: Joseph E. Foxcroft
   Grantee: Silas Dunbar
   Description: the eastern third of Range 7, Lot 15
   Note: Also conveyed by this deed were one undivided third of Range 7, Lots 12, 13, and 14
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 20:390–391
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 31:14

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31:14
   Date: 16 April 1828
   Grantor: Silas Dunbar
   Grantee: Thomas Thorne
   Description: the eastern third of Range 7, Lot 15; 43 acres, more or less; “together with the buildings situated thereon”
   Note: Also conveyed by this deed were a part of Range 7, Lot 14, plus Range 7, Lots 12 and 13
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 26:84
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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57:494–495
   Date: 22 February 1839
   Grantor: Ralph Ames
   Grantee: Canton School District No. 7
   Description: lease of a “a parcel of ground containing in length two and a half rods and in breadth two and a half rods” for a schoolhouse; part of the 87 acres of Range 7, Lot 15, owned by Ralph Ames
      Beginning at a stake and stones by the county road leading from Canton Point to Brettun’s Mills one and a half rods north of the south line of said lot;
      then running north two and a half rods to a stake and stones;
      then west two and a half rods to a stake and stones;
      then south two and a half rods to a stake and stones;
      then east to the first-mentioned bound.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 58:452
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via —

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58:452
   Date: 13 June 1838
   Grantor: Charles Fuller
   Grantee: Ralph Ames
   Description: western portion of Range 7, Lot 15; 87 acres, more or less“with the buildings standing thereon”
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot number 15 in range 7;
      then east in the north line of said lot about 78 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of the Town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” in said town line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north in the west line of said lot to the first-mentioned bound.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 22:376
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 97:357

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97:357
   Date: 20 September 1853
   Grantor: Ralph Ames
   Grantee: Joseph K. Lyford
   Description: western portion of Range 7, Lot 15; 87 acres, more or less
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot number 15 in range 7;
      then east in the north line of said lot about 78 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of the Town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” in said line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north in the west line of said lot to the first-mentioned bound.
   Notes:
      1. “reserving the right which the school district has to the piece of land I leased [57:494–495] to said district for the site on which the school house now stands, said Lyford to have possession of said farm April 1. 1854.”
      2. Joseph K. Lyford obtained a mortgage (97:179) on this parcel from Ralph Ames.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 58:452
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 117:454

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117:454
   Date: 2 November 1858
   Grantor: Joseph K. Lyford
   Grantee: John F. Smith
   Description: western portion of Range 7, Lot 15; 87 acres, more or less [but see, 161:107]
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot number 15 in range 7;
      then east in the north line of said lot about 78 rods to a stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of the Town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” in said line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north in the west line of said lot to the first-mentioned bound.
   Note: This parcel was mortgaged (116:345) with Aaron Stevens.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 97:357
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 161:107

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161:107
   Date: 12 October 1867
   Grantor: John F. Smith
   Grantee: John M. Deshon
   Description: western portion of Range 7, Lot 15; “containing one hundred acres, more or less”; “Reserving School House Lot”
      Beginning at the northwest corner of breakage lot number 15 in range 7;
      then east in the north line of said lot about 78 rods to [a] stake and stones;
      then south to the south line of the Town of Canton;
      then “west about twenty-two degrees south” in said line to the southwest corner of said lot;
      then north in the west line of said lot to the first-named bound.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 117:454
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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