|Title||Deed, John Heard to Nathan Bartlet|
|Scope & Content||
Deed of parcels of land on Third Hill, Kittery, and by Stoney Brook, Kittery, from John Heard to his son-in-law, Nathan Bartlett, a tanner, also of Kittery.
Captain John Heard (1667-1751) Indian fighter lived in that portion of Eliot, Maine now (1908) occupied by homestead of heirs of Sylvester Bartlett. His daughter Shuah married in 1714 Captain Nathan Bartlett (1691-1775) tanner, of that part of Kittery in the Province of Massachusetts Bay, now Eliot. Captain Nathan Bartlett built the old Bartlett homestead in said Eliot now occupied by James W. Bartlett (1828- ). He was a great-grandson of Richard Bartlett of Stopham, England, who settled in America in 1635.
William Pepperrell, Jr. who took the acknowledgment of the above deed on April 28, 1726 was subsequently knighted by King George II and was thereafter known as Sir William Pepperrell. He was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel William Pepperrell who came from Tavistock, England to Isles of Shoals about 1660 and died in Kittery in 1733.
This document is in the hand of John Heard and is witnessed by Simon Frost, first Judge of Probate.
|Collection||Joseph W.P. Frost Collection|
Heard, John (Capt.), c1667-1751
Heard, Shuah Starbuck
Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759
Frost, Simon, c1705-1766
|Date||Dec. 7, 1725|