Deeds of Mount Desert Island
Salem Towne map - F12


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V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
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(updated 4 May 2018)





This parcel is lot #53 on the Salem Towne map.


54:564
   Date: 20 September 1830
   Town: Mount Desert
   Grantors: John Q. Adams, Nathaniel Curtis, and Alicia Boylston, executors and trustees of the last will of Ward N[icholas]. Boylston
   Grantee: William Atherton
   Description: 96 acres, between Long Pond and Echo Lake
      “a certain piece of land lying in said Mount Desert containing ninety-six acres, more or less, and is lot No. 53 on a plan taken by Salem Towne in 1808 and recorded in said County of Hancock”
   Note: William Atherton mortgaged the northern half of this parcel with John Somes Jr. (55:308; 2 April 1831)
   Grantee disposed of the northern half of this parcel via ???:??? and the southern half likely through his will to son Onslow A. Atherton, who disposed of it via 145:416

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145:416
   Date: 29 April 1871
   Town: Mount Desert
   Grantor: Onslow A. Atherton
   Grantee: George D. Atherton
   Description: southern half of lot 53 [Deed erroneously refers to “lot No. 96”, substituting the original lot size for the lot number]
      Being the southern half of lot of land purchased by William Atherton of John L. [sic] Adams and als., executors of the last will of W. N. Boylston by their deed dated September 20, 1830.
   Grantor obtained this parcel likely via will of William Atherton, his father, who obtained it via 54:564
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 538:471–472

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538:471–473
   Date: 15 December 1917
   Town: Mount Desert
   Grantors: George D. Atherton and Mary J. Atherton
   Grantee: Frank E. Abbott
   Description: 50 acres, more or less, and being known as the Old Atherton Farm
      bounded on the east by Echo Lake so-called; on the west by Long Pond so-called; on the south by the north line of land of John A. Somes (formerly of Asa Wasgatt) and by the north line of land of John F. Wasgatt; and on the north by a straight line running from a spruce tree and iron bolt on the east side of said Long Pond, S 82.5° E 279 rods, more or less, to an iron bolt on the west side of said Echo Lake, said last-named northern boundary line of the premises herein described as conveyed being parallel with the southern boundary line of the premises herin described as conveyed, and everywhere distant therefrom some 31 rods and 19 links measuring at right angles.
   Grantors obtained this parcel via 145:416
   Grantee disposed of eastern portion of this parcel via 555:462

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555:462
   Date: 14 August 1920
   Town: Mount Desert
   Grantors: Frank E. Abbott and Mary R. Abbott
   Grantee: Ruth G. Kellogg
   Description: 25 acres, more or less
      being a part of a lot conveyed to me [Frank E. Abbott] by warranty deed from George D. Atherton, the particular part hereby conveyed is all that part lying east of the town road, between said road and the waters of Echo Lake, so-called.
   Grantors obtained this parcel via 538:471–473
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via 655:545

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597:242–243
   Date: 30 September 1925
   Town: Mount Desert
   Grantor: George D. Atherton
   Grantee: Marian L. Peabody
   Description: 50 acres, between Long Pond and Echo Lake; the northern half of Lot No. 53 on the Salem Towne map
      Bounded on the east by Echo Lake, so-called;
      on the west by Long Pond, so-called;
      on the north by the south line of George S. Richardson and the south line of land of Ada M. Somes; and
      on the south by the north line of land formerly of Frank E. Abbott (now of the said Marian L. Peabody) and the north line of land of Ruth G. Kellogg.
   Grantor obtained this parcel via ???:???
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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655:545
   Date: 13 April 1937 [Probate Court date]
   Town: Mount Desert
   Grantor: estate of Ruth Greenough Kellogg
   Grantee: George S. Mikhalapov
   Description: 25 acres, more or less, situate in Beech Hill
      the parcel of land ... which I received as a wedding present
   Grantors obtained this parcel via 555:462
   Grantee disposed of this parcel via ???:???

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