Jonas Davis bought 100 acres of land here in 1778. He was serving in the Revolution from Rutland, Massachusetts and is thought to have built here in 1785. In that year he bought an additional 50 acres where he built. Shortly after that he sold two small pieces on the brook that drains White Pond: to Levi Whitcomb where that man built a blacksmith shop and to Henry Melville – a piece of land he needed to develop his grist mill.
In 1823 Jonas sold his farm to Samuel Holt JR. He resided there until 1828 when he sold to Francis Thompson. He was the last resident