58 Morton Street

Architectural Description: 

Vernacular

Historical Narrative: 

Formerly rear wing of South Hall, Abbot Academy on School Street, moved 1889. Lived in by Ronans & Ferriers. Main entrance in gable end facing Morton St. relocated in 1980's remodeling.

Bibliography/References: 

Essex County Registry Deeds, Salem, MA
Essex Northenr Registry Deeds, Lawrence, MA
See Phillips Academy - by R. Dominique p. 180
Map plan #11454

Owners;
Thomas Donovan - 1855
F. Williamson - Sept. 17, 1855 - b. 514 leaf 190 - SW corner of land - Salem deed
Roger Sweeney - 1857
Patrick Leahy, wife Catherine - April 13, 1857 - b. 568 leaf 69 - Salem deed
Patrick Leahy estate, Catherine & Ellen Leahy - Probate heirs - Feb. 3, 1873 - b. 19 p. 528
William Ronan, wife Catherine - Feb. 3, 1873 - b. 19 p. 529
William Ronan estate - died 1893 -
Catherine Ronan and heirs; Mary, Catherine, William S., John J., James S. Ronan Margaret (Ronan) Stewart - 1893
Catherine Ronan & William S. Ronan - Nov. 15, 1898 - b. 166 p. 561 - quit claim deed
Catherine Ronan & William S. Ronan - Dec. 7, 1898 - b. 166 p. 561
William S. Ronan - Mar. 6, 1905 - b. 218 p. 484
William S. Ronan estate, Colver J. Stone Adm. - May 17, 1917 -
James S. Ronan - July 14, 1917 - b. 378 p. 434
William A. Ronan - June 17, 1951 p. 751 p. 232
John G. Long - Jan. 7, 1954 - b. 788 p. 214 - deed transfer
William A. & Mildred E. Ronan - Jan. 7, 1954 - b. 788 p. 214
William A. Ronan estate, Mildred E. Ronan - Nov. 29, 1954 - heir Probate
Mary G. Lyons - Aug. 12, 1957 - b. 859 p. 294
William J. Heffernan & Mildred E. Ronan - Aug. 12, 1957 - b. 859 p. 295
Warren K. & Diane N. Knipe - Oct. 8, 1964 - b. 1020 p. 163
James S. & June F. Hill - Jan. 21, 1972 - b. 1187 p. 110
Francis & Barbara Morey, H. Francis & Joyce M. Ritterhaus - June 26, 1981 - b. 1297 p. 457
Trustees of Phillips Academy - July 30, 1981 - b. 1523 p. 12
H. & H. Realty Trust; Gary E. Hall, Brian D. Hollenbeck - Mar. 14, 1989 - b. 2694 p. 155
H. & H. Realty Trust; Gary E. Hall, Brian D. Hollenbeck - Mar. 17, 1989 - b. 2901 p. 185
Morton Court Condominiums - 58 - 60 - 60 1/2 Morton St. - Mar. 17, 1989 - b. 2901 p. 185
Kathleen A. Burke - Nov. 20, 1989 - b. 3030 p. 8 - Unit A #58
Raymond H. & Larisa W. Henderson - Sept. 9, 2002 - b. 7102 p. 217- Unit A #58
David W. Fanikos - July 6, 2011 - b. 12538 p. 217 - Unit A #58

Inventory Data:

StreetMorton St
PlaceAndover Center
Historic DistrictNot Applicable
Present Useresidence
Original Usedormitory
Construction Datemid 1800's
SourceERDS, ENRDL
Architectural StyleOther
Foundationstone
Wall/Trimclapboards/vinyl covered
Roofasphalt - gable
Major Alterationsremodeled in 1989
Conditionexcellent
Moved?Yes
Move Details1889
Acreage0.510 acre
Settingresidential
Map and parcel40-80
Recorded bySean Croft, James Batchelder
OrganizationAndover Historical Society - Andover Preservation Commission
Date entered6/11/91, updated 4/14/2015

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