Our Origins
Facts & Findings
Matteson DNA Project
Related Links
Contact Me



Rhode Island land evidences, vol 1, 1648-1696, abstracts


From Rhode Island land evidences, vol. I, 1648-1696, abstracts (1921)
Providence [Rhode Island Historical Society]
By Dorothy Worthington; Rhode Island Historical Society


March 28, 1672
     Henry Matteson and his father-inlaw Hugh Parsons names both appear.

page 17

Assigned to Witt Hall - Lawrence Gonsalles.
.....Lawrence Gonsalles of pequemins in ye County of Albe-
marle in ye province of Carolina Taylor by the Authorety
and power of a Letter of Aturny from my father in law Tho.
Kent of ye province afore, sd. doe by these pressents assigne
this in written deed unto Witt. Hall of portsmo. on Rhod
Island in ye Collony of Rhod:Island I say Assigned to
the sd. Witt Hall junr.....17th of June 1672
Wit,                                              Laurance Gonsalles.
   Hugh Persons     Icobed Potter
   Peleg Tripp     Henry Matteesson.
Thomas Kents Letter of Aturney to Laurance Gonsalles.
.....Thomas Kent of Pequemins in the County of Albe-
marle in the Province of Carolina plantr.....doe Constitute
.....Laurance Gonsalles.....my true and Lawfull Aturney
.....to manage all such affairs wherein my selfe, am.....
Consemed at Rhod-Island.....Twenty Eight of March One
Thowsand Six hundred seventy-two


August 4, 1677

page 109

   Testimony of posession by John Albro and George Lawton
August the 4th 1677.
.....Wee John Albro and George Lawton, both of Ports-
mouth.....doe by Vertue of the power.....given to us.....
of Captn Thomas Clarke Iron Hunger, and Ann Clarke his
wife.....have taken posession of the Northermost halfe of
Prudence Island with all buildings.....belonginge together
with all the Lands that did ever belong to Mr Parker father
to.....Ann Clarke,.....Viz. the houses, which stands upon
the Northermost part of the Island towards Providence
   The X marke of
     John Snooke.
     Henry Mattesson

Return to Facts and Findings


Contact Us | About | AUP | Privacy | Copyright | Site Map

Copyright © 2002-2023 matteson.us All Rights Reserved