Charlestown

Griffith Thomas tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Parry

Griffith Thomas

 

500a

 

No Chester County deed found; Quoted in Futhey & Cope, History of Chester County

Griffith Thomas

 

 

1724 - 1735

 

Tax returns

Griffith Thomas

 

 

 

 

No Chester County will or administration

John Parry

Matthew Forrest

1739

 

 

Quoted in B3-85 and C3-49

Matthew Forrest

 

1739 only

 

Tax return

Tax returns

Matthew Forrest

John Bowen

12/11/1745

 

 

Quoted in B3-85 and C3-49; See deed G-503 plan (neighbor); no Chester County deed sale, will or administration

John Bowen of Willistown, weaver

Joseph Williams of Merion, tanner

11/26/1747

235a

£100; mortgage

G-221

G-221

John Bowen

Samuel Richards, Jacob Thomas, Roland Richards appointed executors to sell

3/28/1748

 

 

quoted in B3-85 and C3-49

Samuel Richards, Jacob Thomas, Roland Richards

Titus Dennen

6/2/1749

 

 

Chester County deed not found; quoted in H-308

Titus Donin

 

1750

 

 

Tax return

Titus & Mary Dennen?

Daniel Shea

3/16/1752

 

 

Chester County deed not found; quoted in H-308

Daniel Shea of Charlestown

William George of Upper Merion

3/28/1752

235a

£171 10s

H-308

H-308

Daniel Shea

 

1753 & 54

 

 

Tax return

Daniel Shea

Andrew Turk

3/24/1755

 

 

Quoted in B3-85 and C3-49

Andrew Turk

 

1754, 1758, 1760

 

 

Tax return

Andrew Turk

 

1765 - 1771

235a

 

Tax return

Andrew & Margaret Turk

Paul Rutter

4/8/1771

 

 

quoted in B3-85 and C3-49

Paul Rutter

 

1772 - 1773

235a

 

Tax return

Paul & Elizabeth Rutter

William Bodley

3/8/1773

 

 

quoted in B3-85 and C3-49

William Bodley

 

1774 - 1775

200a

 

Tax return

William & Isabella Bodley

Philip Card

4/30/1777

 

 

quoted in B3-85 and C3-49

Philip Card

 

1778

200a

 

Tax return

Philip & Sarah Card

David Hawk

3/1/1787

 

 

Quoted in B3-85 and C3-49; see Branches C & D for continuation

 

 

 

 

 

 

J. Williams

 

1851

 

 

Map; Woolen Factory

John Williams

 

1875

 

 

died intestate

B. F. Williams

 

1883

27a 2r 1p

 

Breou’s atlas; creamery

B. F. Williams

 

1883

22a 2r 21p

 

Breou’s atlas; store

Branch A

David & Catharine Hawk of New Providence

Jacob Hawk of Charlestown, son

12/25/1796

124a 135p + 3a

£470

B3-85

Griffith Thomas

Jacob Hawk, farmer

 

1799

124a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 16' x 25'; Log Barn 40' x 30'; Stone Springhouse 13' x 23'

Jacob Hawk, administrator of the estate of Jacob Hawk deceased

Benjamin Stewart

3/6/1835

111a 84p + 2a 106p

$4,039

L4-20

Estate of Benjamin Stewart

 

1883

124a 3r 16p

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch B

David & Catharine Hawk of New Providence

John Hawk, son, of Charlestown

12/25/1796

108a 50p

£300

C3-49

John Hawk, farmer

 

1799

108a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 20' x 25'; Log Barn 47' x 27'; Stone Springhouse 25' x 15'

James Taylor

 

1883

118a 76p

 

Breou’s atlas