Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Peters Plan - B2


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(updated 27 July 2015)





66:270–271
   Date: 20 December 1838
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: estate of William Bingham
   Grantee: Nahum Cousins
   Description: 150128/160 acres, more or less
      Beginning on the shore at the northwest corner bounds of Jesse Higgins's lot;
      running by said lot S 70° E 500 rods to a corner on the west line of lot No. 6;
      then N 20° E by said lot No. 6 80 rods to a corner on the side of lot No 5;
      then N 48° W by said lot No. 5 and lot No. 10 to a corner on the side line of Joseph Mayo's lot to the shore;
      then southerly by the shore to the bound first mentioned.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee disposed of 40 acres of this parcel via 285:66–68

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285:66–68
   Date: 8 October 1867
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: Nahum Cousins
   Grantee: Samuel H. Cousins
   Description: 40 acres, more or less
      Beginning at a spruce tree on the west side of the county road [now Old County Road] on William Higgins north line;
      then following said line westerly to the shore;
      then following said shore northerly 30 rods to a spruce tree at the edge of the swamp;
      then N 53° E to the county road;
      then following said county road easterly to the first mentioned bound.
      Also the flats in front of said land or the land between high and low water mark.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 66:270–271
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 289:8

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289:8
   Date: 7 December 1894
   Town: Bar Harbor
   Grantor: Samuel H. Cousins
   Grantee: Wellington H. Cousins
   Description: 40 acres, more or less; the homestead of Samuel H. Cousins and "where he now [7 December 1894] resides".
      Beginning at a stake in a pile of stones on the western side of the highway [now Old County Road] leading from Town Hill to the toll bridge and at the eastern line of land of said Wellington H. Cousins;
      then following the southeast line of said Wellington H. Cousins to a large rock at the shore;
      then following the shore southerly to the northwest corner bound of land formerly of Jesse Higgins;
      then southeast by land last mentioned to said highway;
      then by said highway to the place of beginning.
      Also the flats in front of said land or the land between high and low water mark.
   Note: An entry on page 19 of book 286 reads [punctuation and grammar updated]: "Whereas Samuel H. Cousins of Eden, Hancock County, Maine, on this day conveyed to me, Wellington H. Cousins of said Eden, his homestead containing 40 acres, more or less, the said Wellington H. Cousins, in consideration of the conveyance aforesaid, agree to and with the said Samuel H. cousins to support and maintain both him, the said Samuel H. Cousins, and his wife, Martha A. Cousins, during the remainder of their natural lives, with necessary and proper food, clothing, shelter, medicine and medical attendance ... and suitable burial for each of them at their death, regard being had to their degree and standing in life. The said Samuel H. Cousins and Martha A. Cousins to live in and with the family of the said Wellington H. Cousins and where the said Wellington H. Cousins now lives. The said Samuel H. Cousins is to be allowed one-half of an acre of land on the aforesaid parcel of land this day conveyed to be selected where he may desire to plant on and to have the proceeds of his planting."
   Grantor obtained this parcel via 285:66
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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