Charlestown

John Rees tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Branch D of John Budd patent

John & Rebecca Budd

John Prees, mason of Chester County

2/4/1719

150a

 

G2-190 (Philadelphia)

G2-190

Rees & Evan David of Charlestown

John Prees, mason of Chester County

8/26/1729

50a of 242a

£20

G2-192 (Philadelphia)

G2-192

John & Katherine Rees of Charlestown

Rees Prees, son

4/20/1733

250a or 200a

None

G2-194 (Philadelphia)

Rees, mason & Catherine Prees of Charlestown

Daniel Humphrey of Charlestown

1/18/1740-1

150a

£172

R-542; same description as R-539

Rees Prees

Lewis & Joan Thomas

2/1/1743

53a 13p, part of 150a

 

quoted in R2-46; see Branch A below

Daniel Humphries of Charlestown

David Jones of Tredyffrin

4/4/1744

150a

£142 1s 1d

R-541

David & Joannah Jones of Tredyffrin

Griffith Jones, son, carpenter, of the same place

8/2/1749

150a

 

R-539

R539

John Byers of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Griffith Jones of Charlestown

6/7/1784

5a 77p, part of 241a

£27 10s

G2-117; from Abraham Whisler tract

Griffith Jones

Mary Neiler, grand-daughter

1804

 

 

died intestate

Mary Neiler

Ezekial Evans

4/1/1853

9a 140p

$500

S5-565

Ezekial Evans

George & Abraham King

9/1/1854

9a 140p

$300

V5-469

William & Samuel Neiler, executors of the will of Mary Neiler

John Jardine

3/28/1856

154a 56p

$10,187 10c

F6-44; see John Budd tract for disposal of a small part of the tract.

Isaac & Anne King, Samuel & Jane King, Thomas & Sophia King, Abraham King, John & Rebecca King, John & Mary Anne Fry, George & Sarah Ann King

George Fetters

4/1/1865

9a 140p

$820

B7-50

George Fetters

 

1883

Area not quoted

 

Breou’s Atlas; see David tract for main property

Branch A

Rees Prees

Lewis & Joan Thomas

2/1/1743

53a 13p, part of 150a

 

quoted in R2-46

Lewis & Joan Thomas

Ann Rees

3/30/1747

53a 13p

 

quoted in R2-46

Hugh & Ann (nee Rees) Frazier

James Lewis

12/27/1754

53a 13p

 

quoted in R2-46

James Lewis

 

1754 - 1770

50a

 

Tax returns

James Lewis

Margaret Lewis

 

53a 13p

 

died; wife Margaret to sell tract; quoted in R2-46

Margaret Lewis

 

1771

50a

 

Tax returns

John Griffith

 

1772 - 1783

50a

 

Tax returns

John & Margaret (was Lewis) Griffiths

John Opperman

3/13/1786

53a 13p

 

quoted in R2-46

John & Susannah Opperman

Peter Smith, blacksmith

3/26/1795

53a 13p

£320

R2-46

R2-46

Peter Smith

 

1799

60a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 24'; Log Dwelling house 18' x 16'; Stone Barn 32' x 24'; Steel furnace; Log Smith shop

Peter & Eliza Smith

Griffith Jones

2/28/1801

52a 116p (same description as R2-46)

£400

T2-635

William Brown and Isaac Neiler, administrators of the estate of Griffith Jones

James Scott

3/21/1807

52a 116p

$1,854 57c

B3-64

Titus Taylor (sheriff), debt of James Scott, deceased

Jacob Ramsey

1/30/1809

55a

$1,350

B3-338

Jacob & Ann Ramsey

John Funderwhite

5/29/1809

55a

£600

B3-340

John Funderwhite

 

1836

 

 

died intestate, leaving widow and 7 children

John & Mary Wirtz, John & Hannah Snyder, John & Ann Funderwhite, Frederick & Mary Funderwhite, John & Julia Nugent, Benjamin & Sarah Hobbs, Eliza Funderwhite

Peter Hartman

4/3/1837

55a

$2,750 55c

O4-157

Peter Hartman

 

1850

 

 

died intestate

Peter Hartman jr. and Elizabeth, his wife

John Funderwhite

4/3/1871

55a

$3,625

B8-239

John & Martha Funderwhite

William Snyder

4/1/1881

55a

$4,625

H9-426

H9-426

William Snyder

 

1883

 

 

Breou's Atlas