Charlestown

Bean family land transactions

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Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Bean Transactions

Susanna Bean, James & Margaret Jenks, John & Catharine Dean, Samuel & Sarah Bean, Ann Bean, widow and children of Henry Bean

Nicholas Bean

8/23/1828

10a + 152.5p

$25 8c (each?)

B4-89

Major McVeigh & Margaret, his wife

Nicholas Bean

12/8/1853

8a Sch. woodlot

$303

U5-312; Tredyffrin - Potts-Zook Patents

Jacob, Heffelfinger, sheriff

Nicholas Bean

11/1/1860

 

 

Sheriff's deed 6-217

Nicholas & Mary Bean

Thomas Hall

3/5/1863

6a 61p

$450

W6-396; Schuylkill

Nicholas & Mary Bean

B.F. Bean

8/16/1870

9,230 sq ft

$300

Z7-241; Schuylkill

Nicholas & Mary Bean

H. & B.F. Bean

3/1/1872

6a 155p + 131p

$8,600

C8-37; Schuylkill

Execs. of Nicholas Bean

Alfred U. Bean

12/23/1878

a)    8a Sch. b)   4a 66p

 

F9-205 a)   woodlot b)   bounded by Bilton line and Diamond Rock Road

Execs. of Nicholas Bean

Alfred U. Bean

12/23/1878

5a 115p woodlot & sandstone quarry

 

F9-205 Part of B6-87

Alfred U. Bean & Sadie, his wife

Albert Klaus

3/31/1880

5a 115p woodlot & sandstone quarry

$200

G9-247

Albert Klaus & Mollie, his wife

Sadie Bean

8/6/1880

5a 115p woodlot & sandstone quarry

$200

F10-107

Alfred U. Bean & Sadie, his wife

Mary Jane Bean

9/3/1899

a)    4a 66p b)   4a 27p c) 3a Sch.
d) 5a 115p stone quarry

$850

010-292

See A12-22 for sale

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin & Gainor Boyer

Nicholas Bean

4/4/1839

5a 127p

$396 83c

Q4-572; Katherine Rees tract This tract may be located on the west side of Valley Forge village.

Q4-572

Nicholas & Mary Bean

Thomas Vanderslice, gunsmith

4/1/1840

5a

$140

D5-516; see Joseph Barnes tract for continuation

Thomas Williamson, administrator of the estate of Jacob Taylor

Nicholas Bean

10/2/1841

16a 63p

$1,319 70c

U4-370; Forge tracts

John & Hannah Clift of Schuylkill

Nicholas Bean of Schuylkill

4/1/1850

52a 104p + 1a 2p + 1a 85p + 2a 54p

$3,750

M5-485; Thomas David tract

Nicholas & Mary Bean of Schuylkill township

Alexander Osborne

3/26/1856

52a 104p

$4,000

A6-411

Nicholas & Mary Ann Bean

Asa Phillips

10/15/1858

15a 104p

$1,500, and mortgage of $1,000

I6-240; Katherine Rees tract

H. & B.F. Bean Purchases

Abraham Bond, John S. Workizer & Ann H., his wife

H. & B.F. Bean

6/15/1864

6a 104p

$45

Z6-29; Tredyffrin - William Mordant Patent

Z6-29

Joseph Batt

H. & B.F. Bean

1866

7a 52p

$950

T7-303; Tredyffrin - Potts-Zook Patents

Isaiah & Anna Thropp

H. & B.F. Bean

5/9/1866

16,00 sq ft

$267 50c

N7-281

Thomas Murray, administrator of the estate of James Murray

H. & B.F. Bean

8/15/1868

129p

$350

P7-332

Cyrus Davis, legal representative of Dr John Havard Davis

H. & B.F. Bean

1/5/1869

67p

$100

A8-355; Schuylkill

Matthias Pennypacker

H. & B.F. Bean

4/1/1870

2.5a

$400

Z7-239; Tredyffrin

Joshua Zimmerman

H. & B.F. Bean

4/1/1874

5a 35p, 27¼a,7a 18p, and 12a 50p

$4,000

S8-56a; Tredyffrin - Evans-John Purchases

Sheriff

George W. Bean

3/29/1880

15 lots, first 4 as above: 5a, 129p, 67p, 3a 109p, 4a, 5a, 2.5a, 120p, 0.5a, 20a 74p, and 5?a 152p

$690

G9-552

Ezekiel Bowen & Elizabeth his wife

H. & B.F. Bean

2/1/1871

0.5a

$75

Z7-240; Tredyffrin - Griffith John Patent

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Thropp & Elijah Pennypacker, executors of the will of Isaiah Thropp

H. & B.F. Bean

4/2/1873

5a

$572 50c

K8-219; Schuylkill

Isaac & Rebecca Rhoades

H. & B.F. Bean

11/12/1873

3a

$350

S8-57; Charlestown

Elizabeth Bowen

H. & B.F. Bean

4/7/1876

5a

$132 50c

U8-256; Schuylkill

 

 

 

 

 

 

David & Lizie? Potts

Amos Richards

3/14/1763

 

 

Quoted in G2-385; no Chester County deed found

Amos Richards

John Youngblood

11/24/1764

 

 

 

John Youngblood

 

1765 - 1775

27a

 

Tax returns

John Youngblood

 

11/24/1774 (will)

 

 

died

Executors, Elizabeth Magdelene Youngblood & John Wolf Whisler

Frederick Gearhart

1/27/1777

 

 

Quoted in G2-385; No Chester County deed found

Frederick Gearhart

 

1778 - 1789

~64a

 

Tax returns

Frederick (Blacksmith) & Ann Gearhart of Hyga, New York

Bennett Rapp, Blacksmith, of Charlestown

10/5/1792

27a + 3a

£150

G2-385. 3a from Branch B.

G2-385

Anna Gearhart

Bernard Wrapp

9/13/1796

30a

5s

O2-486; release of dower

Barnet Rapp

 

1799

29a

 

Tax returns; Log Dwelling house 15' x 20'; Frame Kitchen 15' x 10'; Stone Springhouse 10' x 8'; Log Barn 20' x 30'; Stone Smithshop 16' x 18'

Barnet Rapp

 

1824

 

 

Died; to wife the estate in her lifetime. Son Barnet smith tools & shop. Son Joseph wheelwright shop. After wife's death estate to be split between 9 children.

John & Barnet Rapp, executors of the estate of Barnet Rapp

Henry Kurtz

4/23/1849

30a 100p

$1,715

I5-498

Henry Kurtz of Schuylkill

Philo Shelton of Boston, MA

3/15/1850

30a 100p

 

L5-548

L5-548

Philo Shelton

Penn Mining & Smelting Company

5/1/1850

30a 100p + 7a 56p + 99a 130p - 15a

$16,217

L5-551; see above 84a 130p tract sold 1855

Penn Mining & Smelting Company

 

1883

Acreage not noted

 

Breou’s atlas

Mary Jane Bean transactions

Execs. of John Groff

Mary Jane Bean

1/5/1888

5a woodland; Tredyffrin

 

M10-316; Tredyffrin - Griffith John Patent
See A12-22 for sale

Frederick Gearhart

 

1768 - 1775

3a

 

Tax returns

Branch C

Mathias & Catherine Tyson of Charlestown

John Youngblood

 

part of 263a

 

Quoted in X-378; no Chester County deed found. Incorrect.

Mathias Tyson

 

1772

65a?

 

Tax return

Mathias & Catherine Tyson of Charlestown

James Martin of Charlestown

6/8/1772

211 of 263a + 8a 45p

£50

X-378; this gives James ownership of the 2 adjacent plots, the George Martin and David Matthias tracts.

X-378

Mathias Tyson

 

1773

450a; includes 60a and mill rented

 

Tax return; Tyson not in 1774 and later tax returns; see Thomas James & Company for details of other property

James Martin

 

5/13/1777 (probate)

 

 

Died; To daughter Sarah 140a subject to wife Margaret’s life interest. Sister Rachel Martin lot of 7a (see Georgre Martin tract).

Margaret Martin

 

1778

133a

 

Tax return; plundered

Sheriff (Joseph Tatem, deceased)

Andrew Porter of Montgomery County and John Christie of Chester County

5/18/1796

 

£600

 

John Christie & Co

 

1799

211a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 15' x 20'; Log Stable

John & David Christie

Caleb North, Charles Jolly, and Roger Porter

1/25/1799

Moiety of 211a

 

Q2-430

1. John Christie

2. Andrew Porter; 3. Caleb North, Charles Jolly, and Roger Porter

5/13/1800

89a 92p

 

T2-270; Partition

T2-270

Andrew Porter

2. Caleb North, Charles Jolly, & Robert Porter

3.John Christie

5/30/1800

121a 68p (Andrew Porter); 99a 19p (Caleb North, Charles Jolly, & Robert Porter)

 

T2-268; deed of partition

John Christie

 

2/18/1804

 

 

died; directs executors to sell property in Charlestown

Caleb North, Charles Jolly, and Roger Porter of Philadelphia, Gentlemen

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

4/2/1804

89a 92p

$1

Y2-95

Branch C.1

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

Michael Lynch of Charlestown

4/21/1804

10a + 26a 72p

£279 15s

M3-409

M3-409

Michael & Rebecca Lynch of Coventry

Thomas Rossiter

5/1/1807

10a

 

quoted in P3-275

Thomas & Elizabeth Rossiter

Henry Jenkins

12/30/1818

10a + 5a 120p

$1,800

P3-275

Michael & Rebecca Lynch of Coventry

Henry Shutt of Charlestown

6/11/1813

16a 72p

£164 10s

N3-357

Branch C.2

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

John Guinn of Charlestown

4/21/1804

16a 50p

£81 11s 2d

Y2-171

Y2-171

B. F. Bean land purchases

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Bowen

 

 

5a

 

U8-256; Schuylkill

George W. Bean land purchases

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

George W. Bean

4/21/1804

9a 148p + 26a 72p

£302 5s

M7-93

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

George W. Bean

4/21/1804

9a 148p + 26a 72p

£302 5s

G9-549

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

George W. Bean

4/21/1804

9a 148p + 26a 72p

£302 5s

G9-551

Sheriff

George W. Bean

3/29/1880

15 lots, first 4 as above: 5a, 129p, 67p, 3a 109p, 4a, 5a, 2.5a, 120p, 0.5a, 20a 74p, and 5?a 152p

$690

G9-552; see H & B.F. Bean purchases above

  1. In Schuylkill. Bounded by lands of Samuel Davis, Peter Suplee, David Conrad, and Abraham Brower.

  2. In Schuylkill. Messuage and lot of land bounded by lands of Ezekiel Brower and Nutts Road.

  3. In Schuylkill. Messuage and lot of land bounded by lands of Evan Vanderslice, Sarah Purdy died, Charles Adanic and other.

  4. In Schuylkill. Lot of land bounded by lands of Nicholas Bean, John Showalter, Robert Jones and others.

  5. In Schuylkill. Lot of land bounded by lands of Matthew Ross, Nicholas Bean, and first above described tract.

  6. In Schuylkill. Lot of land bounded by lands of E. F. Pennypacker, Nicholas Bean, the Bilton line and others.

  7. In Tredyffrin. Lot of land bounded by lands of Ezekiel Bowers, Phoenix Iron Company, and others.

  8. In Schuylkill. Lot of land bounded by lands of Ezekiel Bowers, Joseph Funk, and others.

  9. In Tredyffrin. Lot of land bounded by lands of Joseph Funk, and other lands of H. & B.F. Bean, E. F. Pennypacker, the Bilton line.

  10. In Charlestown. Messuage and lot of land bounded by lands of John Williamson, Joseph & Benjamin Funk, and John Woseler(?).

  11. In Schuylkill. Half interest in lot of land bounded by lands of William Serou(?) Mining Co., Stewart’s land, Thomas Vanderslice, and Caster’s land.

John Groff & Susanna, his wife

George W. Bean

4/4/1881

7a 32 perches

$200

H9-434; Tredyffrin - Potts-Zook Patents

Joseph McClure & wife

George W. Bean

6/2/1881

1a 25p

$231 25c

H9-589; Tredyffrin - Potts-Zook Patents

John & Caroline Akins

George W. Bean

5/17/1893

25a 159p

$275

Z10-189; Tredyffrin - William Powell Patent

John Davis & John Allison, executors of the estate of John Christie

George W. Bean

4/21/1804

9a 148p + 26a 72p

£302 5s

Z9-167

George W. Bean land sales

George W. Bean

John Gwin of West Whiteland

4/6/1801

121a 68p

£800

S7-558

George W. Bean

 

1835

 

 

R9-86

George W. Bean

Rachel Gwinn

6/23/1836

80a, part of 121a

$4,480

W9-73

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel, & Mary Gwinn

8/5/1836

80.75a?

 

V9-210

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel, and John Gwinn

 

 

 

W9-228

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel Gwinn

1892

 

 

U10-338

George W. Bean

Catherine & Hannah Gwinn

1843

 

 

X11-289

George W. Bean

Catharine & Hannah Gwinn

2/18/1845

80a

$1,000

B12-4

George W. & Annie Bean

Edward Matthews

6/19/1901

38a 158p

$1,105 20c

E12-113; Tredyffrin & Schuylkill

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel, and John Gwinn

 

 

 

E11-451

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel Gwinn

1892

 

 

A13-267

George W. Bean

Catherine & Hannah Gwinn

1843

 

 

Y12-158

George W. Bean

Catharine & Hannah Gwinn

2/18/1845

80a

$1,000

W13-224; Tredyffrin

George W. Bean

 

4/5/1850

80.75a

$7,260

Z13-127; Schuylkill

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel, and John Gwinn

 

 

 

X14-244; Schuylkill

George W. Bean

Catharine, Hannah, Rachel Gwinn

1892

 

 

L15-420; Tredyffrin

George W. Bean

Catherine & Hannah Gwinn

1843

 

 

L15-421; Tredyffrin

George W. Bean

Catharine & Hannah Gwinn

2/18/1845

80a

$1,000

X15-578; Schuylkill

George W. & Annie Bean

Knickerbocker Lime Company

9/25/1896

25a 159p

$575

Y12-158; Tredyffrin