Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Peters Plan - B1

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 84 - Hulls Cove, Maine  04644

(updated 27 July 2015)

After you cross the bridge from Thompson Island onto Mount Desert Island, you are on land purchased on 28 March 1792 from Bartholomy and Maria Theresa DeGregoire for “five Spanish milled dollars” paid by Joseph Mayo, who was already a “settler on the land”. This parcel includes land in Bar Harbor and Trenton (yes, Trenton extends onto Mount Desert Island), and some of it is now owned by the United States of America as part of Acadia National Park.

   Date: 28 March 1792
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantors: Bartholomy DeGregoire and Maria Theresa DeGregoire
   Grantee: Joseph Mayo
   Description: 100 acres
      Beginning at a spruce tree that stands about 4 rods from the corner of his [Joseph Mayo’s] fence and is the bound between the said Mayo and John Chipper;
      from thence running first N 59° E 230 rods to a small birch tree;
      then N 31° W to the shore;
      then following the shore to the first bound.
   Grantors obtained this parcel via: grant from the General Court of Massachusetts
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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