The North Field Lots - From History of Salem

The North Field Lots

History of Salem pages 314 & 315 Vol. 1
Establishment of the Town

When the North field was laid out is unknown, but it must have been before the town records were begun. Apparently most of the original lots consisted of ten acres each. By tracing the land titles the accompanying plan is made possible. The following is a list of the lots with the names of the owners at the dates stated.
1. This was the horse pasture,
which was owned by:
Capt. George Corwin (five-fourteenths),
Philip Cromwell (five-fourteenths),
William Browne, sr. (two-fourteenths), and
Dr. George Emery (two-fourteenths)
in 1669.
2. Thomas Watson,
1669.
3. Robert Butten
before 1674.
4. John Shipley
about 1650.
5. Robert Goodell,
1658.
6. Francis Skerry,
1682.
7. Francis Lawes and John Luff, being two ten acre lots,
in 1659.
8. John Massey,
1700.
9. Francis Lawes and John Luff,
1659.
10. John Trask,
1695.
11. Thomas Robbins,
1690,
12. Daniel Ray,
1655.
13. Alice Fermaies,
1655.
14. Thomas Watson,
1655.
15. Thomas Tuck and Joseph Harris,
1659.
16. Mark Fermaies
, about 1670.
17. Thomas Wilkes and wife Mary,
1656.
18. Thomas Watson,
1656.
19. Thomas Oliver,
about 1670.
20. John Symonds,
before 1670.
21. Robert Buffum,
1661.
22. The easterly part
belonged to widow Spooner and the westerly part to George Corwin
very early.
23. Robert Buffum
before 1690.
24. John Kitchen,
1659.
25. Edward Gaskill,
1659.
26. Thomas Spooner,
1659.
27. John Trask,
1672.
28. - Marshall,
about 1650.
29. Thomas Gardner,
1658.
30. Henry Phelps,
1658.
31. William Bacon,
1653
32. Thomas Gardner,
1644.
33. Richard Bishop,
1654.
34. Samuel Gaskill,
1670.
35. Thomas Gardner,
1674.
36. Samuel Gaskin,
1682.
37. Robert Stone,
1682.
38. John Alderman,
about 1650.
39. Samuel Gaskill,
1659.
40. Thomas Goldthwaite,
1659.
41. Job Swinerton,
1681.
42. William Place,
about 1650.
43. James Symonds,
1698.
44. Samuel Ebourn,
about 1680.
45. Col. Bartholomew Gedney,
1697.
46. Col. Bartholomew Gedney,
1697.
47. Samuel Ebourne,
1698.
48. John Blevin,
1698.
49. John Gedney and John Symonds,
1665.
50. John Gedney,
1667.
51. Hugh Peter,
1640.
52. John Higginson,
1679.
53. John Norman, sr.,
1636.
54. Mr. Herbert, before
1650.
55. Robert Goodale,
1663.
56. Thomas Reed,
1663.
57. Henry Bartholomew,
1663.
58. Thomas Reed,
1667.
59. John Foster,
1700.
60. David Foster,
1700.
61. John Tompkins,
1675.
62. Edward Beacham,
1682.
63. Benjamin Gerrish,
1682.
64. Thomas Spooner,
before 1680.
65. John Hill,
1675.
66. Hugh Pasco,
1682.
67. Caleb Buffum,
1682.
68. John Pease,
about 1680.
69. Job Swinnerton,
1664.
70. Joseph Pope,
1664.
71. Henry Birdsall,
1650.
72. John Bourne,
1653.
73. Hugh Jones,
1688.
74. Anthony Buxton,
1680.
75., John Pudney, sr.,
1692.
76. William Robinson,
1661.
77. Thomas Wheeler,
about 1661.
78. George Corwin,
1658.
79. Edward Beachem,
1662.
80. John Alderman,
1656.
81. Thomas James,
1662.
82. John Foster,
1675.
83. John Small,
1700.
84. Henry Williams,
1654.
85. Robert Butten, before
1650.
86. William Towne,
1652.
87. Richard Waters,
1658.
88. John Tompkins,
1658.
89. John Tompkins,
1664.
90. Robert Cotta,
about 1650.
91. John Foster,
1664.
92. Thomas Scudder,
about 1660.
93. Thomas Robbins,| 1681. 94. George Semith,
1679.
95. Henry Cook,
1680.
96. Samuel Goldthwait,
1687.
97. John Burton,
1683.
98. John Marsh,
1673.
99. Nathaniel Felton,
1667.
100. Lawrence Leach,
1660.
101.- Veren,
1660.
102. William Cantlebury,
about 1660.