Index to Deeds: 393 Beacon

The following is an index to property transfer deeds and agreements recorded at the Suffolk County Deed Registry from the original land purchase through December 31, 2010.  Mortgages, trust agreements, and other similar recorded documents are not included.  This index is intended as a guide only; actual deeds should be reviewed for details.

Transfers of Land and Buildings
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
08Jun1976 Patrick J. O’Brien and Catherine O’Brien, husband and wife Patrick J. O’Brien and Catherine O’Brien, trustees, Catherine Realty Trust 8877 254
23Apr1976 Rose Norwood Patrick J. O’Brien and Catherine O’Brien, husband and wife 8864 170
08May1963 Barbara Norwood and Bernard Norwood (one-third undivided interest) Rose Norwood 7749 312
04Oct1949 Octavia M. Walsh Hyman Norwood and Rose Norwood 6551 420
27Apr1949 Sarah B, Ransom Octavia M. Walsh 6514 217
02Jul1945 Ruth E. Clark Sarah B. Ransom 6166 96
01Jul1945 Horace U. Ransom Ruth E. Clark 6166 95
10Jun1943 Ruth S. Bergen Dort Horace U. Ransom 6047 251
07Jun1943 Frances J. Steck (formerly Frances Johnson), Eunice J. Cabot, Edward C. Johnson, 2nd, Josephine J. Suter (formerly Josephine J. Barnum), and Ada J. Pierce Horace U. Ransom 6047 249
07Jun1943 Edward C. Johnson, 2nd, and Lincoln W. Pierce, surviving trustees under the will of Samuel Johnson Frances J. Steck (formerly Frances Johnson), Eunice J. Cabot, Edward C. Johnson, 2nd, Josephine J. Suter (formerly Josephine J. Barnum), and Ada J. Pierce 6047 248
07Jun1943 Edward C. Johnson, 2nd, Charles A. Johnson, and the New England Trust Company, trustees under the will of Amos H. Johnson Horace U. Ransom 6047 247
05Dec1901 Josephine F. Johnson, wife of Samuel Johnson, 2nd Frances S. Johnson, Samuel Johnson, 2nd, and Charles A. Johnson, trustees under the will of Amos H. Johnson 3436 558
08Jun1894 William P. Blake, trustee under the will of Harriet H. Randall Josephine F. Johnson, wife of Samuel Johnson, 2nd 2204 193
30May1870 Eben D. Jordan (lto with 18 foot frontage and dwelling house) Harriet H. Randall, wife of Charles T. Randall 1013 317
Transfers of Unimproved Land
Date of Deed Grantor Grantee Book Page
07Sep1869 J. Templeman Coolidge, Franklin Evans, and Charles Henry Parker, trustees (lot with 24 foot frontage) Eben D. Jordan 975 230
02Feb1866 J. Templeman Coolidge, Franklin Evans, and Charles Henry Parker, trustees (bond securing the right of the grantee to purchase lot with 24 foot frontage) Eben D. Jordan 872 290
29Jan1866 Boston Water Power Company J. Templeman Coolidge, Franklin Evans, and Charles Henry Parker, trustees 871 183
Agreement for (a) the construction by Frederic Pope for Eben Jordan of two houses on land owned by Eben D. Jordan, and (b) the sale by Eben Jordan to Frederic Pope of a lot to the east of the two houses with a frontage of 36 feet.  The agreement was subsequently assigned by Frederic Pope to George M. Gibson (with Eben Jordan’s concurrence), and then amended to substitute a lot with a frontage of 12 feet on the eastern side, abutting land of Charles U. Cotting (where 391 Beacon would be built) for the 36 foot wide lot where 393-395 Beacon would be built.
Date of Deed Party One Party Two Book Page
03Apr1869 Frederic Pope and George M. Gibson (agreement to substitute 12 foot wide lot for 36 foot wide) Eben D. Jordan 956 273
03Feb1869 Frederic Pope and George M. Gibson (assignment by Frederic Pope to George Gibson) Eben D. Jordan 950 285
23Jan1869 Frederic Pope Eben D. Jordan 950 284