Littleton New Hampshire

Eli Partridge (1729-c1800 )

Eli Partridge was born to Benoni Partridge and Mehitabel Wheelock in West Medway, Massachusetts, 3 Jun 1729. Me married Rachel Sheffield, born 30 Mar 1732, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary Sheffield, of Sherborn, Massachusetts. He settled in Holliston, Massachusetts, about 1751 or 1752, but soon removed to Milford, Massachusetts [1]Ballou’s Hist, of Milford. In 1754 he purchased a place in Mendon, Massachusetts, and removed there. He was in the Colonial service in 1745 [2]Mass. Archives. In 1761 he sold his right to a 60-acre lot of land in the township of New Boston, Cumberland County (Maine), which was to be …

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View of Partridge Lake, vol 1, page 524

Partridge Lake, Littleton, New Hampshire

Partridge Pond has been nearly surrounded with cottages which are the summer houses of many people of this town and of Lisbon. More than two hundred years ago Nathaniel Partridge settled on what is now known as the Hard place, just over the line in Lyman. The outlet of the pond is in that town, though nearly all its waters are in Littleton.

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