Canton Deeds
Oxford County, Maine
Stevens Island


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V. F. Thomas Co. - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
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(updated 5 January 2017)



Overview: Stevens Island is represented today (2017) by Canton tax map R5, Lot 3.




9:191–192
   Date: 31 March 1813
   Grantor: Abiathar Austin
   Grantee: Jeremiah Stevens
   Description: All of Stevens Island, approximately 50 acres
   Note: This is “the same island that my Honored father David Austin purchased of Thomas M. Prentiss”.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 39:267

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39:267
   Date: 28 March 1817
   Grantor: Jeremiah Stevens
   Grantees: David Stevens and Aaron Stevens
   Description: All of Stevens Island
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 9:191–192
   Grantee David Stevens disposed of his half of this parcel via 56:132. Aaron Stevens disposed of his half of this parcel via 163:369 (together with the half he subsequently obtained from brother David Stevens)

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56:132
   Date: 1 September 1838
   Grantor: David Stevens
   Grantee: Aaron Stevens
   Description: One half of Stevens Island (i.e., David Stevens's share); This transaction consolidates ownership of Stevens Island by Aaron Stevens.
   Note: Several other parcels were part of this transaction.
   Grantor obtained his share of this parcel via 39:267
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 163:369

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163:369
   Date: 1 July 1872
   Grantor: Aaron Stevens
   Grantee: John M. Stevens
   Description: All of Stevens Island
   Note: “Reserving to myself [Aaron Stevens] & to my wife Sukie Stevens and the survivor of us the exclusive use and control of the same during the period of our natural lives.”
   Grantor obtained his two halves of this parcel via 39:267 and 56:132
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 202:248

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202:248
   Date: 30 October 1882
   Grantor: John M. Stevens
   Grantee: Henry G. Thayer
   Description: All of Stevens Island
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 163:369
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 257:176.

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257:176
   Date: 6 September 1898
   Grantor: Henry G. Thayer
   Grantee: Waldo Pettengill
   Description: All of Stevens Island; 60 [sic] acres, more or less
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 202:248
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 248:547.

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248:547
   Date: 11 November 1898
   Grantor: Waldo Pettengill
   Grantee: International Paper Company
   Description: All of Stevens Island; 60 [sic] acres, more or less
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 257:176
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 2647:249–250.

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2647:249–250
   Date: 5 November 1998
   Grantor: International Paper Company
   Grantee: Androscoggin Land Trust
   Description: All of Stevens Island
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee is current owner of this parcel.

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