Land Deed

1703-1704
Fairfield Area Property
Private Collection of Peter Jennings, Wilton, CT

This document, written July 4, 1703 and signed March 20, 1704 by Joseph Jennings was witnessed by Thomas Staples and John Meredith. It describes the transfer of a property from Joshua Jennings “of Fairfield in Connecticut Colony in New England” to Joseph Jennings, for a piece of land in the Mill River vicinity, now known as Green’s Farms. The Jennings family were among the largest landowners and farmers in the area, and in 1850 were the largest landowners in Westport.

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