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Remembering
Mary (Matteson) Gray
Mary Gray
1923 - 2007

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Transcribed by Charles (Butch) Matteson

James Green to his granddaughter Martha, wife of Joseph Matteson
Dated June 10, 1727

To all persons to whom these presents shall come,I, James Green of North Kingston in the Colony of R.I. Providence Plantations, in New England, sendeth Greetings. Know ye that I, the above named James Green,for the great love and natural affection that I do bear unto my beloved granddaughter Martha Matteson, the wife of Joseph Matteson of East Greenwich,in the colony aforesaid, I, the above James Green, being in perfect memory, have given, granted, and confirmed, and do by these presents writings,give,grant, and confirm, unto Martha Matteson and Joseph Matteson, them and their heirs and assigns forever, 50 acres of land, being part of my farm whereon I know live,at the ensealing of these presents, bounded as follows:-- Northwardly, on the land of Daniel Whitford, southwardly on the Spring Brook and so far eastwardly and westward as to make 50 acres of land as conveniently as may be for situation and convenience and all the mentioned land for him, the said Joseph Matteson and Martha, his wife,them and their heirs and assigns forever,with all privileges and appertainances thereunto belonging or anyways appertaining to him and her or either of them, to have and to hold, to enjoy or dispose of henceforth and forever, without any manner, claim, challange or demand whatsoever of, by any person of persons by or under me. And I, the above named James Green, to all and singly the above mentioned premises unto my said grandson Joseph Matteson and Martha Matteson, them and their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns will forever warrant, and forever defend, against all manner of persons whatsoever.

I the above said James Green, have hereunto set my hand and seal. The date of these being the 5th day of May, in the year of our Lord 1727, signed, sealed, and delivered in the presents of us
The mark of James Green
The mark of Anne Green

witnesses - John Whitford
John Carpenter

The above named James Green and Anne his wife came before me ye prescrbed, this 9th day of May, Anno Domini,1727, and did acknowledge the above written instrument to be their real acts and deeds, hands,and seals, thereunto affixed before me.

Willaim Spencer- Justice of Peace

This deed is recorded in the 765 and 766 pages of the Book of Land Evidences, No.5, belonging to North Kings Towne, June the 10th,1727. By Francis Willett- Towne Clerk

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