Saco Land Grants and Deeds
York County, Maine
a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine 04975
(updated 1 May 2021)
Purpose of this web page:
Below are land transactions in the town of Saco, York County, Maine, starting from the earliest property owners.
How you can help:
Please e-mail scanned images or photocopies of deeds to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
1629 February 12 (old style) = 1 February 1630 (new style)
Council of Plymouth [Council of New England?] granted to Thomas Lewis and Capt. Richard Bonython land along the east side of the Saco River, four miles along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, and eight miles inland (now Saco).
James Gibbins, who married Judith Lewis, a daughter of Thomas Lewis, purchased right to estate of Thomas Lewis.
James Gibbins gave town “ten acres of upland and six of marsh for the minister”.
James Gibbins conveyed 100 acres to daughter Elizabeth.
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