Charlestown

Samuel Buckley & Samuel Hassell patent

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Penn

Samuel Buckley & Samuel Hassell

Before 1687

475a

 

Patent

Samuel Buckley

 

1715

500a

 

Tax return

Proprietors

Samuel Hassell & Samuel Buckley

4/19/1733

475a

 

Re-survey; Patent A7-30 dated 10/6/1734

SurveyC76p3
Resurvey C76-3, 4/19/1733

Samuel Buckley

Ann Hassell, sister

 

 

 

died intestate; quoted in H2-253

Ann Hassell

Children: Samuel, Elizabeth, said Ann (Jane who died in the lifetime of the said testarix) Hannah Sarah and Thomaszin. tReal estate to be equally divided between them

12/24/1754 (will)

 

 

died

Branch A

 

James & Ann Bezenet of Philadelphia

2/4/1760

243a

 

Partition; Phila H10-302

James & Ann Bezenet of Philadelphia (Ann being one of the daughters of Samuel Hassell)

William Hancock of Moorland, Philadelphia County

4/29/1762

243a of 490a

£718 7s

K2-337

K2-337

William Hancock of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

James Benezet of Philadelphia

6/29/1763

243a

£720

N-205; mortgage

Branch A.1

William & Sarah Hancock

Benjamin Longstreth

2/20/1771

150a 60p, part of 243a

£

R-405

Benjamin Longstreth

James Benezet

1771

150a 60p

£537

R-409, mortgage

R-409

Branch A.1.a

Benjamin & Sarah Longstreth of Charlestown

Richard Tomkins of Charlestown, cooper

1/27/1775

35a

£245

T-356

T-356

Richard Tomkins and Martha his wife

Matthias Pennepacker

2/27/1786

35a

 

quoted in N2-516

Mathias Pennibaker of Charlestown, miller

Jacob Pennibaker of Charlestown

3/15/1796

6a 30p

£190

N2-516

N2-516

Matthias & Mary Pennypacker

Henry Shut

1/25/1804

9.25a

£97 10s

X2-378

X2-378

Branch A.1.b

Benjamin Longstreth & Sarah his wife

Edward Lane

1/27/1775

105a

 

quoted in N2-537

Edward Lane of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

Mathias Pennebaker of Charlestown, miller

7/15/1782

105a

£675

N2-537

N2-537

Branch A.1.bc

Benjamin & Sarah Longstreth of Charlestown

Solomon Fussell

6/7/1785

2a

 

No Chester County deed found

Solomon Fussell of Charlestown, shopkeeper

Daniel Sower of Charlestown, shopkeeper

3/30/1793

2a

 

I2-104

I2-104

Benjamin Longstreth of Charlestown, miller and Sarah his wife

Daniel Sowers, shopkeeper

2/21/1794

6a 116p

£100

K2-333

K2-333

Daniel Sowers

 

1799

72a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 18' x 24'; Stone Kitchen 12' x 24'; Stone Smokehouse 11' x 10'; Frame Dwelling house 20' x 17'; Log Dwelling house 18' x 15'; Stone Barn 40' x 24'; Frame Barrack 12' x 12'

Branch A.2

William & Sarah Hancock

John Varley

2/23/1771

100a 17p, part of 243a

£455

T-31

T-31

John & Catharine Varley of Charlestown

Daniel Rossiter of Charlestown, saddler

1/23/1786

6a

£40

H2-253

H2-253

Daniel Rossiter of Charlestown, sadler

John Pawling of Providence

7/27/1773

6.25a

£100

T-163; mortgage

T-163

Daniel Rossiter

 

1786 - 1793

12a

 

Tax returns

Daniel Rossiter of Charlestown and Mary his wife

John Vanderslice of Charlestown, carpenter

4/22/1794

6a + 6.25a

£240

L2-191

John Vanderslice, carpenter

 

1799

12a

 

Tax returns; Stone Dwelling house 18' x 28'; Log Barn 19' x 28'

Branch A.3

William & Sarah Hancock

Alex McAuley

4/29/1769

1a

 

quoted in I2-99

William Gibbons, sheriff (Debt of Alex McCalla)

John Steinmetz

6/29/1780

1a

 

quoted in I2-99

Benjamin & Sarah Longstreth

John Steinmetz

1787

1a

 

quoted in I2-99

John Steinmetz of Philadelphia, merchant and Catherine his wife

Daniel Sower of Reading

7/29/1792

2a

£250

I2-99

I2-99

Solomon Fussell of Charlestown, Stopkeeper

Daniel Sower of Charlestown, Shopkeeper

3/3/1793

2a

 

I2-104

James Wilson of Philadelphia, Merchant

Daniel Sower of Charlestown, Shopkeeper

4/5/1793

?

 

I2-108

Daniel Sower

 

1795

62a

 

Tax

Matthias Pennypacker

Daniel Sower

12/31/1795

3a 60p

 

M2-390

Edward & Sarah Lane of Charlestown

Daniel Sower

1796

17a 113p

 

Q2-142

Daniel Sower, Farmer

 

1799

72a

 

Tax; Stone Dwelling house 18' x 24'; Stone Kitchen 12' x 24'; Stone Smokehouse 11' x 10'; Frame Dwelling house 20' x 17'; Log Dwelling house 18' x 15'; Stone Barn 40' x 24'; Frame Barrack 12' x 12'

Between 1799 and his death c. 1816 Daniel Sower purchased a number of properties in the Phoenixville area

Daniel Sower

 

1799 - c. 1816

 

 

W2-200, C3-182, C3-184, C3-187, E3-440, G3-546

Daniel Sower

children Esther, Hannah & Samuel Sower (after wife Mary Sower’s death)

5/17/1816 (will)

 

 

died; probate 1/7/1819; see Zook tract for another tract purchased and sold.

Daniel Sower, deceased and Mary

Joseph Pennypacker

1822

 

 

W3-246

Esther & Hannah Sower

Samuel Sower

4/23/1839

44a 119p

$1

Release; Miscellaneous Deed 4-121

Samuel Sower

 

1843

 

 

died

Daniel Sower

Addison Vanderslice

2/18/1858

39a 74p

$5,041 33c

H6-552

Addison Vanderslice

Daniel Sower

2/18/1858

39a 74p

$5,041 33c

H6-554

H6-554

Daniel & Lavina Sower

Thomas Radcliff

1/8/1869

39a 74p

$6,500

O7-288

Thomas & Sarah Radcliff

Mahalaleel Yarnall

4/1/1870

39a 74p

$7,000

Y7-36

John Oldwine

Zach Acker

8/14/1880

26a 12p

$1,480

J9-46

M.B. & Jane Yarnall of Schuylkill township

Vosburg Shaffer of Phoenixville

4/1/1881

39a 74p

$7,000

J9-134

Vosburg & Irene Shaffer

Zach Acker

4/1/1881

39a 74p

$7,000

J9-135

Zach Acker

Moorehall Foundary and Machine Company

4/9/1881

2a 86p

$17,000

J9-136; part of J9-46

Zach Acker

 

1883

137a 3r 33p

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch B

 

 

 

 

 

 

Branch B.1 - The Knoll

Jacob B. Morgan

 

1883

 

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch C

William & Elizabeth North

Jacob & Matthias Pennypacker

2/15/1779

100a

 

quoted in N2-511

William North

Branch C.1

Jacob & Mathias Pennypacker

John Youngblood

1790?

 

 

Suggested by tax returns; no Chester County deed found

John & Magdelena Youngblood of Charlestown

John Peck

3/15/1793

40a 57p

 

C3-561

John Peck of Charlestown and Margaret his wife

Sarah Peck of East Whiteland, spinster

6/23/1798

40a 57p, one half part

£80 14s

F3-435

F3-435

John Peck, laborer

 

1799

42a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 20' x 16'; Log Barn 30' x 18'

John Peck

Margaret & Jemima Peck, daughters

3/21/1808 (will); 4/14/1812 (probate)

all personal & real estate after wife Margaret’s death

 

died

Margaret & Jemima Rapp (nee Peck)

John Williams

12/31/1838

40a 57p

$245

Q4-428

Branch C.2

Mathias Pennebaker of Charlestown, miller

Jacob Pennebaker of Charlestown

12/31/1795

c. 16a

5s (total cost)

N2-511 partition (part)

Branch C.3

Jacob Pennebaker of Charlestown

Mathias Pennebaker of Charlestown, miller

12/31/1795

15a 120p

5s (total cost)

N2-545 partition (part)