Charlestown

French Creek Mills

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See Starr tract for earlier history and Historical Society of Pennsylvania blog. for later history

Benjamin Longstreth, miller

Andrew Douglas of Philadelphia

5/18/1799

63.5a + 33a 29p (part of 154a, see Starr tract for purchase) + 1a 28p (see Branch 1.A.3.b for purchase) + 17a 68p (see Thomas Howell tract for purchase)

£4,600

X3-179; Grist and Slitting Mills

Benjamin Longstreth

 

1799

102a and 15a unseated

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 25' x 33'; Stone kitchen 20' x 15'; Stone Milk house 12' x15'; Frame Stable 30' x 26'; Slitten (sic) Mill; Saw Mill; Stone Grist Mill

Sheriff (debt of Andrew Douglas)

James McClintuck

9/18/1802

137a

£3,505

X2-343; Grist, saw, and rolling and slitting mills

James McClintuck of Coventry and Martha, his wife

Thomas Odione of Ashton township

5/9/1809

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$8,750

B3-252

James McClintuck of Coventry and Martha, his wife

Thomas Coffin of Philadelphia

5/9/1809

½ part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$4,375

B3-250; Grist, saw, and rolling and slitting mills

Thomas Odione

John James of Philadelphia

1/26/1810

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$4,375

B3-521

Thomas Odione

Alexander Wilson of Philadelphia

1/26/1810

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$2430 41c

B3-522

John James and Mary, his wife, of Philadelphia

Andrew Wilson of Philadelphia

5/29/1812

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$4,375

G3-424

Thomas Coffin of Philadelphia and Anna, his wife

Robert Waln of Philadelphia

8/31/1812

½ part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$6,562 50c

G3-425

Thomas Odione and Mary, his wife

David Lewis of Philadelphia

9/4/1812

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$3,500

G3-429

Andrew Wilson of Philadephia and Rachel, his wife

Mordecai & Samuel Lewis of Philadelphia

10/1/1813

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$2,348 81c

S3-199

Lewis Wernwag and Elizabeth, his wife; Alexander Wilson and Rachel, his wife, Mordecai Lewis and Elizabeth, his wife; Samuel & Rebecca Lewis; Jonah Thompson; and, by their attorneys Robert Waln, David Lewis, & Joseph Lewis

Thomas Mason, Innkeeper

11/15/1816

49.25a 33p + 18.25a 16p

$6,780 50c

M3-372

M3-372

Samuel Archer & Jonah Thompson, assignees of Mordecai & Samuel Lewis

George Thompson

8/3/1818

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$6,000

S3-200; Grist, saw, and rolling and slitting mills

Alexander and Rachel Wilson of Philadelphia

Joseph & Reeve Lewis

9/1/1812

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$3,000

G3-426

Alexander and Rachel Wilson of Philadelphia

Lewis Wernwag

9/2/1812

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a

$6,562 50c

G3-428

Samson Babb, sheriff (debt of Lewis Wernwag)

Reuben Haines

7/11/1818

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$200

T3-110; Grist mill, nail factory, rolling & slitting mill

Thomas Morris and Samuel Canby of Philadelphia; assignees of the estate of Joseph S. Lewis

George Thompson

12/15/1818

1/16 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$1,500

S3-85

Reuben Haines of Germantown and Jane, his wife

George Thompson of Philadelphia

3/1/1821

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$8,000

T3-111; Grist mill, nail factory, rolling & slitting mill

John G. Bull and Sarah, his wife & Jacob Neilor and Mary, his wife

George Thompson

3/14/1822

83a

$2,490

U3-166; see Griffith Pritchet tract for earlier deed history

John Conard, US Marshall (debt of Robert Waln)

George Thomson of Philadelphia

6/27/1822

¼ part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

 

Federal Court record A-318

David Lewis of Philadelphia

George Thompson of Charlestown, Manufacturer

7/13/1822

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a + 5a + 0.25a + 9.45a

$6,000

U3-341

Jonah Thompson of Philadelphia, Merchant

George Thompson of Charlestown, Manufacturer

7/13/1822

1/16 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$3,000

U3-342

Alexander & Rachel Wilson of Philadelphia

George Thompson of Charlestown, Manufacturer

12/13/1822

1/8 part of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a

$6,000

Z3-721

Joseph Evans, William Yardley, and James Nevins, all of Phildelphia, assignees of Jonah and George Thompson

Benjamin Reeves and James Whitaker of Philadelphia and David Reeves and David Whitaker of New Jersey

9/22/1827

137a + 7a + 17a + 9a + 5a + 83a

$25,978

A4-64; including Grist Mill, Rolling & Slitting Mill, Nail Manufactory

James Whitaker, iron master & Sarah, his wife of Philadelphia

Charles Reeves, of Philadelphia

1/31/1833

8/45 parts of 137a + 7a + 17a + 9a + 5a + 83a

$11,685 54c

H4-51; 137a including Grist Mill, Saw Mill, Rolling and Slitting mill,