Eliot Land Grants and Deeds
York County, Maine
a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine 04975
(updated 24 February 2021)
Purpose of this web page:
Below are land transactions in the town of Eliot, York County, Maine, starting from the earliest property owners.
How you can help:
Please e-mail scanned images or photocopies of deeds to email@example.com or send them by traditional mail to the address at the top of this page.
A little work by each of us will save a lot of work for all of us.
1643 July 25
Thomas Gorges granted to Edward Small 100 acres “between the two creeks and extending to Sturgeon Creek”. [Clayton (1880), p. 407.]
Town of Eliot granted to Anthony Emery 100 acres. [Clayton (1880), p. 408.]
William Frost received a grant of 13 acres on “Crooked Lane”. [Clayton (1880), p. 407.]
Town of Eliot granted to James Toby land “near Frank’s Fort–. [Clayton (1880), p. 407.]
John Leighton “owned a large landed property in Eliot, [and] built a house there”. [Clayton (1880), p. 408.]
1695 or 1696
Stephen Toby, David Libby, Natthew Fogg, Daniel Fogg, and Joseph Hammond bought a tract of land “between Frank’s and Watt’s Forts, on the river”. [Clayton (1880), p. 408.]
Daniel Fogg, who earlier settled in Scarborough (i.e., before that area was broken up by the Indians in 1690) purchased “a farm adjoining the river, between Frank’s and Watt’s Forts”. [Clayton (1880), p. 408.]
Nathan Bartlett received a deed. A later deed, signed by Mary PEpperell, was dated 1762. [Clayton (1880), p. 408.]
Clayton, W.W., “History of York County, Maine: with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers” (1880). Maine History Documents. 26. https://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mainehistory/26