42 School Street

Historical Narrative: 

Present owner - Joshua and Phebe Miner
1830 map -no.
1852 map - Mrs. Putnam
1872 atlas - Rev. C. Smith, no barn, pastor Cong. Church
1884 atlas - Rev. C. Smith, clergyman, photo at South Church
1888 map - J. C. Cable - a fourth rear portion is shown
1906 atlas - Dr. Chamberlain Estate, 2 bay windows and wrap around, west corner porch along with a free standing barn
1926 atlas - Dr. Chamberlain Estate , same as 1906
1930 - no name projecting central section and free standing barn.
Directories - 1985, 1977, 1969 Joshua and Phebe Miner and Phillip Scarff III. (Joshua founder of Outward Bound, teacher at Phillips Academy). 1966 vacant. 1964,1965, 1945 James and Georgeanna Selden and Margaret E. b.1886. 1935 James K. and Anne E. Selden (many Seldens in Lawrence). 1923 Edward G Selden boards, George L. Mrs. Selden house. James K Selden h. 118 Main Street, Katherine Selden boards 42 School - Boston Landscape Arch. , Marion Selden boards 42 School St.

Bibliography/References: 

Essex County Registry Deeds, Salem MA
Essex Norhtern Registry Deeds, Lawrence, MA
maps, atlas, directories at Andover Historical Society

Owners:
Mark Newman, wife Abigail - land 1829
Simeon Putnam, wife Abigail - June 1, 1821 - b. 255 leaf 129 - $500 1 acre 60 rds. lot
Simeon Putnam estate wife Abigail -
Charles Simeon Putnam estate, Sarah wid. John N. & Sarah G. Putnam heirs
Caroline U. (W) Horton - Sept. 24, 1860 - b. 613 leaf 8
Caroline U. (W) Horton, Peter Ayers attorney - 1861
John Abbott & Nathan B. Abbott - Nov. 12, 1861 - b. 630 leaf 39
Charles Smith - May 28, 1864 - b. 719 leaf 35 - parcel 1
Charles Smith - Nov. 17, 1865 - b. 719 leaf 34 - parcel 2 from John Aiken
Charles Smith estate, Caroline S.(L) Smith heir by will Probate
Janette C. Cable - April 24, 1888 - b. 95 p. 174
Janette C. Cable estate, Florence C. Canfield heir by Probate
Horace J. & Florence C. Canfield
Anne G. Chamberlain, wife of Cyrus N. - Mar. 30, 1894 - b. 131 p. 248
George L. & Mabel K. Selden - Oct. 28, 1911 - b. 311 p. 215
Mabel K. Selden estate - March 1, 1929
Selden heirs; Edward G., & James K. Selden, Katherine S. McDuffie, & Marion S. Nash
Irene M. Robinson - Aug. 27, 1930 - b. 554 p. 82 - deed transfer
James K. & Anne (Everett) Selden - Aug. 27, 1930 - b. 554 p. 83
Anne E. Selden estate, James K. Selden Heir - May 20, 1948 - Probate 224,123
James K. Selden, wife Georgeanna G.
Joshua L. & Phebe S. Miner - b. 1052 p. 38
Joshua L. Miner III - July 21, 1992 - b. 3511 p. 24
Joshua L. Miner III Nominee Trust of 1999 - May 4, 1999 - b. 5431 p. 24

Inventory Data:

StreetSchool St
PlaceAndover Center District
Historic DistrictAndover Historic Building Survey
Historic NameSimeon Putnam House
Present Useresidence
Original Useresidence
Construction Date1833
SourceBessie Goldsmith, pg. 65 The Townswoman's Andover
Architectural StyleOther
Foundationstone/granite
Wall/Trimclapboard/wood
Roofasphalt - gable
Conditionexcellent
Acreage1.390 acres
Settingresidential
Map and parcel55-131
Recorded byBarbara Thibault, James S. Batchelder
OrganizationAndover Historical Society, Andover Preservation Commission
Date enteredMay 1988, 12/22/2015

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