Note: The following document is a researchers nightmare. If not read and interpreted carefully, it might lead you down the wrong Ancestral path. As you read through, you will notice the mention of Ware’s Neck; there is one in both Virginia and Maine, which this document is referring to. York County is in Maine. Peter Weare, of New England, who might be mistakenly taken for Peter Ware of Virginia. You will also notice at the end of the document, Jeremiah’s last name of Weare was spelled Ware, twice.
If you are researching the Weare line, there are many other such deeds recorded in York County, Maine Deeds Books to found on-line at book.google.com.
“To all people whom these Presents shall come Greeting Know ye that I Jeremiah Weare formerly of York in the County of York in his Majesties Province of Massachusetts Bay in New England now of Boston in the County of Suffolk & Province aforesaid Mariner for & in Consideration of the Sum of twelve Pounds of currant Money of New England to me in Hand paid before the Ensealing & Delivery hereof by Samuel Bragdon Junr of sd York Coaster the Receipt where of I do hereby acknowledge to Satisfaction and thereof do exonerate acquit & discharge the sd Samuel Brandon his Heirs Execrs Admrs for ever by these Presents have given granted bargained sold aliened conveyed & confirm by these Presents do fully freely clearly & absolutely give grant bargain sell aliene convey & confirm unto him the sd Samuel Bragdon his Heirs & Assigns for ever all that my Right Title Interest, Estate Inheritance Part or Portion of in & unto all my Father Elias Weare & Grandfather Peter Weare formerly of York aforesaid deceased their Estates be the same more or less, situate lying and being at Cape Neddick in the Township of York aforesd and be the same more or less or however bounded or Measuring lying at a Neck of Land called Wares Neck to have and to hold the sd granted & bargained Premisses with all the Appurtenances Priviledges & Commodities to the same belonging or in any wise appertaining to him the sd Samuel Bradgon his Heirs & Assigns for ever. To his & their only proper Use Benefit & Behoof for ever more And I the said Jeremiah Weare for me my Heirs Execrs & Adminrs do covenant promise & grant to & with the said Samuel Bragdon his Heirs and Assigns that before the Ensealing & until the Delivery hereof I am the true sole & lawful Owner of the above bargained Premisses & am lawfully seized & possessed of the same in my own proper Right as a good perfect & absolute Estate of Inheritance in Fee Simple & have in my self good Right full Power & lawful Authority to grant bargain sell convey &confirm sd bargained Premisses in Manner as abovesd & that the sd Samuel Bragdon his heirs & Assigns shall & may from Time to Time & at all Times for ever hereafter by Force & Vertue of these Presents lawfully peaceably have hold use occupy possess & enjoy the sd demised & bargained Premisses with the Appurtenances free & clear  And freely & clearly acquitted exonerated & discharged of & from all & all Manner of former or other Gifts Grants Bargains Sales Leases Mortgages Wills Entails Joyntures Dowries Judgments Executions Incumbrances & Extents Furthermore I the sd Jeremiah Weare for my self Heirs Execrs Adminrs do covenant & engage the above demised premisses to him the sd Samuel Bragdon his Heirs & Assigns against the lawful Claims or Demands of any Person or Persons whatsoever for ever hereafter to Warrant secure & defend in witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Seal this twenty sixth Day of April Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & twenty six in the twelfth Year of the Reign of our sovereign Lord George King of Great Britain France & Ireland Defender of the Faith Jeremiah Ware (seal).
Signed Sealed & Delivered
in the Presence of us
Received on the Day of
the Date above written of Mr.
Samuel Bragdon twelve Pounds
curr1 Money of New England in
full for the purchased Consideration
in the above Deed of Sale mentioned
1726 p Me Jeremiah Ware
Suffolk se l Boston April 26th 1726 Jeremiah Ware the Subscriber to the Deed on the other Side psonally appeared & acknowledged the sd Instrument to be his free Act and Deed Before me Edwd Hutchinson Just Pe
May 2d 1726. A true copy of the Original Examined
by Jos: Mooy Regr”
Source: York Deeds, Vol.12, Part 1, by Maine Historical Society (1894), York County (Me), Register of Deeds, page x