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Other features: large elaborate brackets for door hood; This house built about 1850s has 7 rooms - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths; it is a 1 family 2 1/2 story house.
The Ballardvale Machine Shop Corp., John Marland, President, John Howe Jr. partner purchased much of the property along Center & Marland St. in 1847. They then sub- divided the Pole Hill land into house lots and began auctioning off parcels in the Village on Wednesday, July 28, 1847. Auctioneers were Loring, Abbot and Porter of Boston. Marlaand later went bancrupt and all his holdings went to the Ballard Vale Machine Shop CO. assignees.
A map of the Ballard Vale Machine Shop Company holdings was drawn out by Franklin Darracott in 1848. This property, numbered Lots #11, #13, and #15 on the plan of land.
Alfred Kitteridge, of North Andover, president of the Andover Hat Co. in Ballardvale acquired these three lots and sold them to Jane Winton, wife of Matthew Winton. Lots #11 and #13 were purchased in April 1863 and lot #15 on Feb. 22, 1864. Jane paid $40. for lots 11 & 15 and $60. for lot #13.
Matthew Winton was born on 14 April 1825 in Derry, Ireland, (now Londonderry, No. Ireland) son of Robert & Lititia (Milton) Winton. He came to America on Oct. 16, 1845, according to his naturalization papers on Feb. 19, 1867. Matthew was a Painter. It appears that he returned to Ireland as we have Matthew, wife Jane and infant son Robert J. arriving in Boston on the Ship "Living Age" from Liverpool on 21 Sept. 1850. All census records state Robert J. born in Massachusetts and may have been born aboard the ship. Jane born in Antrim, Ireland, 24 June 1824, daughter of David & Letitia (Plunket) Shaw.
The 1860 Census has them in North Reading with six children. Matthew & Jane would have ten children: Robert J. b. 1850, Ellen Jane b.1852, David J. b.1854, Matthew b. 1856, Mary E. b. 1858, Eliza A.b. 1860, George H. b. 1862, Thomas W. b. 1865, Agnes b. 1868 and Mitilda b. 1884 - d. 1885.
Daughter Ellen Jane married Edward A. Miller (B. 1843 - d. 1877) and had two sons; Edward E. and George R. Miller. After her husbands death she lived with her parents. Ellen remarried to Charles Henry Shaw and they would purchased the Price house next door at 81 Center Street.
Matthew died on 21 Sept. 1884 of chronic asthma. age 59y 5m 9d. Jane died on 19 Dec. 1896 of valvular heart disease. Jane was 72. Her family where heirs to her estate and she willed to her son David J. the use of the stable barn. Youngest surviving daughter Letitia (Winton) Tibbetts, wife of Fred M. B. Tibbetts would take a mortgage loan on the house in 1900 from her brother Matthew, executor of his mother's estate. With the death of Letitia Tibbetts the estate went to Lilly Ann Winton of Orange, CT on June 26, 1906.
Lilly Winton held the property for two years then selling to Frederick Shattuck on Nov. 25, 1906. The Shattack family owned the property for 60 years then sold to Robert D. & Phyllis V. Henderson on Nov. 2, 1966. Henderson a carpenter and builder may have updated the property then sold to Richard W. & Susan K. Morris on Sept. 21, 1967. Morris owned four years the sold to current owners Stephen & Diane Derby on June 25, 1971.
Essex County Registry Deeds, Salem, MA
Essex Northern Registry Deeds, Lawrence, MA
Historical Sketches of Andover, Sarah Loring Bailey 1880
Andover, A Century of Change, Eleanor Richardson 1995
Andover Advertiser, Andover Townsman
Andover Historical Society files, church records.
Ballard Vale Machine Shop map 1848 - lots #11, 13, & 15
Andover maps, 1852, 1872, 1884, 1888, 1906
Ballard Vale Machine Shop Co. - 1848
Alfred Kitteridge - 1863
Jane Winton - Apr. 16, 1863 - b. 650 leaf 25 - lot #11 - $40
Jane Winton - Apr. 17, 1863 - b. 655 leaf 226 - lot #13 - $60
Jane Winton - Feb. 22, 1964 - b. 672 leaf 198 - lot #15 - $40
Jane Winton estate, Letitia W. (Winton) Tibbetts, heir Probate
Letitia W. (Winton) Tibbetts estate, Matthew Winton Extr. - May 1906 - probate
Mary E. Moodey - June 19, 1906 - b. 234 p. 497 - at auction
Lilla Ann Winton - June 29, 1906 - b. 234 p. 499
Frederick H. Shattuck - Nov. 25, 1908 - b. 268 p. 509
Frederick H. Shattuck estate, Heirs - died July 29, 1931 - Probate
Shattuck heirs; Dorothy M. Davis, Fred N. Shattuck, Leota R. O'Donnell - 1932
Gladys M. Shattuck - June 10, 1932 - b. 564 p. 244
Gladys M. Shattuck - Nov. 15, 1934 - b. 583 p. 180
Gladys M. Shattuck estate, heirs; Fred N. Shattuck, Leota S. O'Donnell - Probate #275307
Robert D. & Phyllis V. Henderson - Nov. 2, 1966 - b. 1071 p. 341
Richard W. & Susan K. Morris - Sept. 21, 1967 - b. 1091 p. 253
Stephen G. & Diane R. Derby - June 25, 1971 - b. 1173 p. 623
Diane Derby - Jan. 19, 1994 - b. 3961 p. 217
|Historic District||Ballardvale Local Historic District|
|Historic District||Ballardvale National Register District|
|Historic Name||Matthew & Jane Winton House|
|Source||ECRDS, ENRDL, style-njs|
|Roof||Gable (Asphalt cover)|
|Outbuildings / Secondary Structures||modern garage, shed|
|Acreage||less than one acre; Lot size: 10,800 sq. ft.; Approx. frontage: 91'|
|Map and parcel||157-73|
|Recorded by||Stack/Mofford; Ruth A. Sharpe Ballardvale Historical District, James Batchelder|
|Organization||Andover Preservation Commission|
|Date entered||1975 - 1977, Aug 1998, 9/21/2016|