1900 CENSUS, Hopkinton, Washington Co., RI
Nellie M., wife to head of household, white female, 24 years of age.
Born: May 1876. She has had one child and she is still living. She is a housekeeper. She can read and write. She was born in CT, Father was born in CT, Mother was born in CT.
NO. STONINGTON VITAL RECORDS, 1880-1905, page 12.
ECCLESTON, ECCLESTONE, EGGLESTON.
S. Curtis, & Nellie M. Miner, both of No. Stonington, m. No. Stonington, July 16, 1893.
SOUTH GRISWOLD - The reporter attended the wedding nuptials of Representative Stiles Curtis Ecclestone and Miss Nellie May Miner, on Sunday, at Ashwillet. The ceremony took place at the residence of the brides parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cortland P. Miner, and was beautifully impressively performed by Rev. C. Grant Savage, in the presence of invited guests, mostly immediate relatives of the family. After the a most bountiful repast was served to the happy company.
A hack from Norwich, Ct. conveyed the newly wedded pair to the Ashwillet chapel, and there they listened to a masterly and scholarly sermon delivered by Rev. Mr. Savage. At the close of the service at the chapel, Mr. and Mrs. Ecclestone started for Norwich, and Monday went to New York city, where they will stop for several days. They will return by way of Hartford. Our most hearty congratulations are extended to the newly wedded couple. Long life and prosperity.
MAR. 4, 1916, VOL. 17, PAGE 109.
Timothy T. and Ellen E. Whipple to Nellie M. Eccleston of South Lyme dated Mar. 4, 1916, Vol. 17, page 109 two certain tracts or parcels of land with all buildings and improvements thereon:
No. 1 -- Commencing at northeast corner of the premises where the old Blacksmith Shop formerly stood, thence southerly by and with the highway til it comes to land now or formerly woned by Alfred Miner, thence westerly by wall adjoining land now or formerly woned by Alfred Miner til it comes to the ten care pasture, so-called, formerly belonging to Thomas P. Wattles, thence westerly by and with said wall on the north side of said 10 acres pasture til it comes to the highway at the southwest corner of the 2.5 acre lot, so-called, thence liner, thence northwely by land formerly owned by said Miner and land formerly owned by Robert Wheeler and land formerly owned by Peter Toach and highway til it comes to the first mentioned bound, and contains by estimation 95 acres, more or less, being the same premises conveyed by deed from Thomas P. Wattles to Daniel H. Frink, now deceased, of date jan. 23, 1855, Vol. 7, page 474.
No. 2 -- 14 acres commencing on the road leading from the Philps House, so-called, to Milltown where said Miner's land and land of Susan M. W. Hull, wife of Will B. Hull, joins, thence running north easterly by and with the wall as it now stands to the corner of said wall that it encloses said field about 8.5 rods till it comes to the north line of the 20 acres lot sold by Latham Hull to T. P. Wattles and C. G. sisson as per deed dated Apr. 4, 1836, thence by and with viz, North 78 E by and with land formerly owned by William B. Hull and wife, Susan M. W. Hull, until it comes to a mearstone, thence southerly to a mearstone standing on another side of wall adjoining land formerly owned by William d. Miner, thence southerly and westerly by land formerly owned by William d. Miner to highway, thence northerly by highway to the first mentioned bound, it being part of the 20 acre lot before referred to which I purchased of Charles G. Sisson and siad Sisson purchased of said L. Hull, being the same premises convayed by deed from Alfred Miner to Dainel N. Frink of date Sept. 1, 1862, Vol. 8, page 537, excerting thereform this second tract an acrea and one tenth of land sold by Daniel H. Frink to the Norwich and Westerly Railway Co. of date Dec. 23, 1905, Vol. 15, pages 16 and 17, being the sames two parcels of land devised and bequeathed to Ellen E. Whipple by and under the will of Daniel H. Frink.
DEC. 9, 1919, VOL. 18, PAGE 85
Nellie M. Eccleston, wife of S. Curtis Eccleston, to Otto Anderson dated Dec. 9, 1919, Vol. 18, page 85 --
Lot No. 1 - Bounded easterly by the highway known as the Mystic to Jewett City Road; southerly by land of Daniel Guile; westerly by land of Thomas E. Maine and a brook flowing into Main's Lake, so-called, and westerly and northerly by lands of the said grantee and Main's Lake excepting therefrom the small plat of land known as the Ashwillett Cemetery.
Lot No. 2 - Bounded northerly by the Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by land of William Eccleston, southerly by said Eccleston land, and westerly by said Mystic to Jewett City highway.
Lot No. 3 - Bounded southerly by the said Pendleton Hill Road, easterly by land of Jefferson Henry, northerly by lands of the heirs of Lucius Kinney, Billings Pond, so-called, and land of the heirs of Gardner Green and land of the heirs of Freeman Pierce and land of Ida L. Randall, bounded westerly by said Mystic to Jewett City Highway, northerly and westerly by a lot of land situated at the corner of two highways mentioned herein.
Said 3 tracts of land containing in all about 500 acres, more or less, and meaning and conveying herewith the rights of reversion of the land on which the Ashwillett Chapel stood and the land on which the Ashwillett School house now stands.