Charlestown

David Lloyd (Phoenixville) tracts

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tract 1 (1,000 acres plus allowance)

William Penn

Benjamin Furly

 

5000a

 

Patent not found; quoted in H-373; warrant D83-287 for 1000 acres(11/28/1708)

D82-287

John Henry Sprogell of Philadelphia

David Lloyd of Philadelphia

1/20/1708

1000a

£60

Philadelphia book E5-148

William Penn

David Lloyd

4/6/1712

1000a plus allowance

 

Survey D82-261 (Resurvey? 4/6/1712)

D82-261

William Penn

David Lloyd

4/6/1712

1000a plus allowance

 

Quoted in K97. Warrant (2/11/1711) and survey (3/3/1712) not found

David Lloyd

 

1715

1,600a

 

Tax return

David Lloyd

 

1731

 

 

Died; Probate

Branch 1.A

David & Grace Lloyd

Francis Buchwalder

3/16/1720

690a

£195

D-172; Deed not complete; quoted in K-97. All of Charlestown north of French Creek.

Francis Buchwalder

Joseph, Jacob (see branch 1.A.1), Johannes (see branch 1.A.3), Mary, Joest (aka Yost) (see branch 1.A.3) Buchwalder

11/7/1724

 

 

died intestate; partition; quoted in A2-142

Branch 1.A.1

David & Grace Lloyd

Francis Buchwalder

3/16/1720

690a

£195

 

Jacob Buchwalter

John Thomas

4/17/1729

 

 

Quoted in M27

John Thomas

Christian Mary

11/10/1737

 

 

Quoted in M27

Christian & Catherine Mary of Charlestown

Sebastian Wagner or Waggoner of Coventry

4/22/1742

130a

£200

M-27

M-27

Moses & Elizabeth Coates of Charlestown

Sebastian Wagner of Charlestown

7/8/1754

22a, part of 150a

 

K-267

K-267

Sebastian Wagner senior

Sebastian Wagner junior

1/29/1771

 

 

will (Philadelphia); 2 tracts

Sebastian Wagner of Charlestown and Rebeckah his wife

Jacob High of Charlestown

4/25/1791

152a

£700

V2-152

V2-152

Jacob High, farmer

 

1799

154a

 

Tax return; Log/Stone Dwelling house 39' x 21; Log Dwelling house 42' x 18'; Log Barn 50' x 20'

Jacob High, farmer

John Funk & Christian Rosenberger

1/1/1804. Payment over multiple years

176a (Charlestown & Pikeland?)

£2,100

X2-538, agreement

Branch 1.A.1.a

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacob & Elizabeth High

John Funk & Christian Rosenberger

4/2/1805

152a (Charlestown) + 24.25a (Pikeland)

£2,100

A3-319

John Funk & Christian Rosenberger

Henry Rhoads

4/2/1805

5a 16p

£126 4s 6d

G3-9

John & Elizabeth Funk, and Christian & Elizabeth Rosenberger

William Gilham

3/31/1810

152a (Charlestown) + 24a 40p (Pikeland)

£1,750

D3-134

Elizabeth Gilham & Daniel High, administrators of the estate of William Gilham

Isaac Hawk

12/27/1817

120a 48p

$7,800

P6-211

Benjamin, David, & Charles Reeves, and wives, & Joseph and Grace Whitaker

Samuel Cornett and William Whitby

2/2/1835

2a 71p

$2,000

K4-431

Frederick Yost and Benjamin Defrain, administrators of the estate of William Whitby

Samuel Cornett

9/20/1842

½ part of small tract including two storey frame house.

$600 ($495 already paid before Whitby’s death)

W4-294

Aaron & John Hawk, executors of the will of Isaac Hawk

Samuel Cornett

4/1/1851

120a 48p

$4,942 23c

N5-211;

Samuel Cornett

 

1883

163a 37p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch 1.A.1.b

John & Elizabeth Funk and Christian & Elizabeth Rosenberger

Benjamin Rapp

11/16/1805

10a 72p

£217 7s

Z2-221

Z2-221

Benjamin Rapp, blacksmith, and Elizabeth, his wife

Jonas Pennypacker

4/1/1810

10a 72p

£200

I3-50

Branch 1.A.2

David Lloyd

John Buchwalder, one of the sons of Francis Bouchwalder late of Manavan deceased

3/16/1730

130a

2s

K-97; in Manavan

John Buckwalter

John, Daniel, David Buckwalter, sons

1774 - 1776

 

 

died; Daniel did not receive inheritance and may have died

David Buckwalter

 

1781

130a

 

Tax return

John Buckwalter

 

1781

133a

 

Tax return; see William Saunders tract

David Buckwalter, distiller

 

1799

130a

 

Tax return; Log/Stone Dwelling house 49' x 46'; Stone Wash house 16' x 19'; Log/Stone Barn 58' x 29'

David Buckwalter

 

1819

 

 

died intestate

Village Record; 10/11/1820
DAVID BUCKWALTER'S ESTATE.
By an order of the orphans court at Chester county, will be sold at Public Vendue, on the premises, in Charlestown township, in said co. on monday the 16th of October next at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, all that Plantation and tract of land, adjoining lands of John Chrisman, and bonded by the river Schuylkill containing 190 acres of land in a high state of cultivation, 75 acres of which is woodland, of an excellent quality, 16 acres of bottom meadow, the remainder arable land all divided into convenient fields, and the whole under good fence -- the improvements are a large stone house, about 46 by 25 feet, and a large stone kitchen, adjoining, 24 by 25 feet, a stone barn 65 by 40 feet, with two floors, and grain houses adjoining with garners, all of which improvements have been lately built and finished in the best manner--wheelwright shop, a wash-house, Cider-works, and hoghouse, all under good roof, there are three wells of excellent water-situated in convenient places to suit the house, barn and wash house, a large apple orchard of Young, thriving trees. Any person wishing to view the premises previous to the day of sale, may apply to Daniel Buckwalter living thereon. Conditions at sale by DANIEL BUCKWALTER SAMUEL BUCKWALTER, Administrators

Daniel, Samuel, Christopher Buckwalter, Administators of the estate of David Buchwalter

David Buckwalter jr.

5/13/1822

190a

$13,300

U3-271

David Buchwalter

Daniel Buckwalter

5/13/1822

145a 127p

$1,001 91c

U3-274

David Buckwalter jr.

 

1883

38a + 33a

 

Breou’s atlas

John Louches

 

1883

143a 3r 10p

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch 1.A.3

Joest Buchwalder

Samuel Richardson

3/1-2/1725

130a

 

quoted in A2-142

Johannes Buchwalder

Samuel Richardson

3/1-2/1725

130a

 

quoted in A2-142

Samuel & Ann Richardson

Moses Coates

3/29-30/1731

150a

 

quoted in A2-142

David Lloyd

Moses Coates

3/16/1729-30?

150a

 

quoted in A2-142

John & Mary Starr of Charlestown, and David Davis, weaver of Charlestown

Moses Coates

5/2/1754

21.25a

 

quoted in H2-137

Moses Coates

Benjamin Coates, son

4/14/1761 (will)

Plantation plus 21.5a purchased from David Davis

 

Will, proved 4/25/1765; quoted in A2-142 and G2-248

Branch 1.A.3.a

George & Jane Ashbridge

Benjamin & Jonathan Coates

4/3/1760

60a + 5.5a

 

quoted in H2-137

Jonathan & Jane Coates

Benjamin Coates

10/29/1762

moiety in 60a + 5.5a

£340

H2-150

Benjamin & Ann Coates of Charlestown

John Longstreth of Charlestown

1767

63.5a (part of 150a & 60a, and whole of 21.25a & 5.5a)

£90

H2-137

H2-137

John Longstreth of Charlestown and Jane his wife

Benjamin Longstreth of the same place

5/1/1783

63.5a

£1,700

H2-141

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
See French Creek Mills for later history

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

Branch 1.A.3.b

Benjamin & Ann Coates of Charlestown

Benjamin Lobb of Darby

12/3/1763

100a

£300

G2-248; same description as R-264

Benjamin Lobb

Isaac & Benjamin Lobb

4/18/1769 (administration)

 

 

died

Mary Lobb widow and relict of Benjamin Lobb late of Darby deceased, Isaac Lobb of the same place and Esther his wife, Abraham Lobb of Trenton (NJ) miller, Jacob Lobb of Darby and Sarah his wife, Joseph Lobb of Newcaslte, fuller and Frances his wife, Benjamin Lobb the younger of Darby (they the said Isaac, Abraham, Jacob, Joseph and Benjamin the younger are the sons of the aforesaid Benjamin Lobb deceased) and Michael Brady of Edment farmer and Mary his wife (the said Mary being the daughter of the said deceased)

Adam Holman of Pikeland

9/11/1769

100a

 

R-264

R-264

John Holman & Henry Holman of Pikeland, executors of the will of Adam Holman of the same

Benjamin Longstreth of Charlestown

5/24/1779

100a

 

V-653

Benjamin Longstreth of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

Lodevick Emrick and George Emery both of Derry, Lancaster Co

1/24/1781

100a

£315

G2-254

Ludwig Emrey of Charlestown and Susanna his wife and George Emrey of East Whiteland and Catharine his wife

David Shut of Hatfield, Montgomery Co.

4/2/1792

100a

£300

G2-252

David Shut, farmer

 

1799

100a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 25' x 27'; Log Barn 60' x 24'

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benjamin & Ann Coates

John Kidor

11/5/1770

part of 150a and 60a (see Thread 1.C)

 

quoted in A2-142

John & Catherine Kyder of Perkiomin, Skipack township

Isabell Gorden of Philadelphia

1770

237.5a

£250

Q-371; mortgage

Q-371

John Kiter of Charletwon

Richard Swanwick of New Providence

1/29/1776

237.5a

£1,400

V-293; articles of agreement

John & Catharine Kidor/Kyder

Benjamin Longstreth

4/26/1783

1a 28p

£15

Z3-716; see Branch1.A.3.a for sale

John & Catharine Kidor/Kyder

Henry Rhodes of Vincent

4/20/1785

236a 52p

£1,500

A2-142

Henry Rhodes

 

1799

234a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 18' x 30'; Stone Stove room 16' x 16'; Stone Kitchen 16' x 18'; Log Smokehouse 10' x 8'; Stone Springhouse 12' x 14'; Stone Dwelling House 28' x 20'; Stone Barn 65' x 30'

Henry Rhodes

 

1846

 

 

died; see Henry Rhoads tract for further history

Branch 1.A.4

Benjamin Coates of Charlestown and Ann his wife

Benjamin Longstreth of Charlestown

8/13/1779

6a 85p

£40

V-655

V-655

Branch 1.A.5

Christian Mary

 

1725 - 1747

 

 

taxes

Jacob Mary

 

1749 - 1754

 

 

taxes

George & Elizabeth Bethel, John & Mary Thomas, Anna Mary

Christian Mary

3/28/1782

180a

£605 3s 2d

S2-297; all children of Jacob Mary

S2-297

Christian Mary

Mary Mary, wife, (later Pennypacker) Magdalen Acker, Barbara Wersler, Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, David, Ann Mary aka Maris, children

4/4/1785

180a

 

died; intestate

Anthony Acker, Jacob Wersler; Thomas Robison & Daniel Sowers (guardians of Mary, Elizabeth, David & Ann Mary)

Jacob Mary

4/1/1800

 

 

S2-299; acquittance

Jacob Mary

John Christman

4/21/1800

209.5a

£2529 14s 3d

A3-157

A3-157

Jacob Mary, Tanner

Daniel High, Sadler

5/3/1800

5a

£53 15s

G3-2

G3-2

Daniel High

John Shimer

4/15/1811

5a

$500

G3-3

Jacob Mary

William Robinson

4/3/1800

5a

£54 15s

G3-1

Jacob Mary

Henry Rhoads

5/3/1800

5a

£48 10s

G3-10; see Henry Rhoads tract for further history

William Robinson and Mary, his wife

David Williams

5/15/1809

5a

£75

G3-4

David Williams, cordwainer and Mary, his wife

John Morgan

10/10/1812

5a

£150

G3-393

Catherine Christman

administrator John Christman

1825

 

 

died intestate

Orphan’s Court

George Christman

10/13/1832

larger tract

 

quoted in K4-89

George Christman of Schuylkill township

Samuel Holmes of Schuylkill township

4/1/1834

100a

$7,000

K4-89

K4-89

Joseph Buckwalter, executor of Samuel Holmes

Joshua Lippinscott, in trust for the Schuylkill Navigation Company

4/8/1841

100a

$6,610

T4-514

Schuylkill Navigation Company

Peter Rankin

11/27/1847

91a

$6,000

G5-258

Peter Rankin

Isaac Christman

4/4/1856

89a 112p

$7,176

B6-390

B6-390

Robert Christman

 

1883

164a 1r 16p

 

 Breou’s atlas

Branch 1.A.5.a

Christian Mary

Mary (wife); Magdalen Acker, Barbara Wersler, Jacob, Mary, Elizabeth, David, & Ann, children

c. 1795

c. 180a

 

Died intestate

Christian Mary deceased

Magdalen Acker, daughter

 

53a 111p

 

quoted in Z3-655

Anthony Acker

Jacob, Mary, & David Acker, children

10/22/1802

Dower of £1,000 after the death of Mary Maris (Mary) now Pennypacker

2s from Matthias Pennypacker

W2-199

Anthony Acker

Michael Lynch

4/3/1804

6a 145p

£91 10s

Z3-655

Michael & Rebecca Lynch

Thomas Matlack

4/1/1812

6.25a + 6a + 6a 145p

$3,600

I3-265

Thomas & Martha Matlack

Peter Custer

1/15/1814

6a 145p + 5a 29p (see Zook tract for the history of the second parcel)

$1,352

I3-267

Anthony Acker

David Shut

4/3/1804

28a 111p

£240 10s

X2-537

Anthony Acker

Daniel Sower

4/3/1804

18a

£309

C3-182

Anthony Acker

Abraham Shutt & Christian Rosenberger, administrators of the estate of David Shutt

Henry Rhodes

11/16/1805

20a 33p

£151 10s 10d

G3-12; see Henry Rhoads tract for further history

Branch 1.B

John Varley

 

1764

 

 

See Varley tract

Tract 2 (350 acres plus allowance)

David & Grace Lloyd

James Starr

12/3/1731

350a

 

See Starr tract

H-373

Tract 3 (600 acres plus allowance)

William Penn

David Lloyd

600a plus allowance

 

Survey D82-286

D82-286

Grace Lloyd

Moses Coates

5/17/1754

600a

 

IJ-198

IJ-198

Branch 3.A

Moses & Elizabeth Coates of Charlestown

Moses Coates junior of Charlestown

10/30/1754

350a, part of 600a

£100

T-369

T-369

Moses & Elizabeth Coates of Charlestown

Jonathan Coates

7/10/1755

350a, part of 600a

£318 2s

Quoted in T-323

Jonathan and Jane Coates of Charlestown

Charles Norris of Philadelphia, gentleman

3/29/1762

350a

£300

M-283; mortgage

Jonathan Coates of Charlestown and Jane his wife

John Reynell of Philadelphia, merchant, as power of attorney for Andreas Henry Groth, merchant

8/17/1767

350a

£200

P-138; mortgage

Branch 3.A.1

Moses Coates, son of Moses Coates Sr of Charlestown

John H. Coates, son of the said Moses Coates

5/10/1790

200a

£700

E2-361

E2-361

John Hutchinson Coates of Charlestown and Hannah his wife

Moses Coates Jr of Charlestown

5/20/1795

92.5a, part of 200a

£500

I2-460

I2-460

John H. Coates, farmer

 

1799

87a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 16' x 32'; Stone Kitchen 16' x 32'; Stone Smokehouse 12' x 12'; Stone Springhouse 14' x 14'; Log Barn 50' x 32'

Moses Coates, Virginia

 

1799

90a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 30' x 24'

John Hutchinson Coates of Charlestown and Hannah his wife

Susanna Coates

2/17/1802

3a

£60

V2-264

John H. Coates

 

1804

 

 

died intestate

John Longstreth & Moses Robinson, administrators of the estate of John Hutchinson Coates deceased

Thomas Robinson

4/1/1805

113a 120p

$2,548

Y2-497

Branch 3.A.1.a

Moses & Hannah Coates

Thomas Robinson

7/30/1800

92.5a

£1,114

W2-310

Thomas & Sarah Robinson

Thomas Robinson jr.

5/18/1818

65a

$6,500

Q3-92

Thomas & Anna Robinson

Benjamin Morris

4/2/1825

65a

$2,405

Y3-17

Branch 3.A.2

Jonathan & Jane Coates of Charlestown

Daniel Longstreth of Warminster

1/20/1764

60a 90p + 4a 28p

£318 2s

T-323; mortgage

T-323

Daniel Longstreth of Warminster and Grace his wife

Benjamin Longstreth of Charlestown, joiner

10/29/1768

60a 90p

 

W-63

Alternate A

Benjamin Longstreth

Henry Christman

9/1/1798

60a 90p

 

deed not found; quoted in A3-171

Henry & Susannah Christman

John Pearce

3/15/1799

60a 90p

 

deed not found; quoted in A3-171

Alternate B

Daniel Longstreth of Warminster and Grace his wife

Benjamin Longstreth of Charlestown, joiner

10/29/1768

60a 90p

 

W-63; see above

Moses & Priscilla Coates of Charlestown

Benjamin Longstreth

12/31/1774

6a 66p

£62 1s 3d

D2-49

D2-49

Ann Tomkins, mother of purchaser

Benjamin Longstreth

9/13/1775 (will); 3/25/1783 (probate)

1+a?

 

died; 'to son Benjamin Longstreth messuage and plot where I now live'

Benjamin Longstreth

Henry Chrisman

9/1/1798

68a 60p

 

deed not found; quoted in S2-503

Henry Chrisman

John Pearce

3/15/1799

68a 60p

 

deed not found; quoted in S2-503

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Pearce

 

1799

65a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 28' x 14'; Stone Kitchen 18' x 14'; Stone Barn 40' x 30'; Distillery

John & Hannah Pearce

Benjamin Rapp

3/1/1800

13a + 4a, part of 3 lots (see above Alternate B)

£450

S2-503

S2-503

John & Hannah Pearce

Theophilus Davis

4/3/1800

33a 45p

£352

A3-171

A3-171

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moses Coates

Solomon Fussell

10/24/1787

18a 107p

£106

C2-336

C2-336

Solomon Fussell

Bartholomew Fussell, administrator (& heir?)

1793

 

 

died intestate

Jacob Shook of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Bartholomew Fussell

3/2/1791

17a 158p

£70

H2-363; see Varley tract for deed history

Bartholomew Fussell, huckster

 

1799

40a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 24' x 15'; Log Barn 22' x 20';

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moses Coates

John Barde

11/17/1787

 

 

quoted in G2-325

John & Ann Barde of Providence, Philadephia County

Philip Hope of the same place

4/2/1792

82a 53p

£470

G2-325

G2-325

Philip Hope of Charlestown and Margaret his wife

John Davis of Charlestown, house-carpenter

5/7/1793

82a 53p

£500

H2-354

John Davis of Rocksborough and Margaret, his wife

Theophilus Davis

4/1/1804

82a 53p

£1,000

A3-170

Theophilus Davis

 

1823

 

 

died intestate

John Davis & Daniel High, administrators of the estate of Theophilus Davis

Benjamin Morris

8/28/1826

118a

$2,478

Z3-170

Z3-170

Benjamin Morris

Harriet & Ann Morris, daughters

1841

 

 

died intestate

Harriet & Ann Morris

William Vaux

9/9/1843

Estate of Benjamin Morris

$1

Z4-14; in trust

William Vaux

Harriet Morris, John S. Morris, & Samuel Mulligan

9/30/1843

Estate of Benjamin Morris

 

Z4-15; in trust

Jesse Sharpe, sheriff (debt of Thomas Mason)

Joseph Osborne

1/3/1825

122a + 8a 30p

$9,450

X3-420; includes tavern

Joseph Osborne

Harriet Morris, John S. Morris, & Samuel Mulligan

3/31/1846

21a 128p

$1,628 60c

C5-385

Harriet Morris

Charles M. Wheatley

7/7/1862

141a 60p (comprising Z3-170 (118a), B4-105 (7a), Q4-680 (3a) and part of C5-385 (21a)

$6,000

T6-277

Charles M. Wheatley and Martha, his wife

Harriet Morris

7/8/1862

141a 60p

$1

T6-279

Branch 3.A.3

Moses Coates

Thomas Coates, son

8/14/1787

40a

5s

Z3-567

Thomas Coates late of Charlestown and Rachel his wife

David High of Charlestown, sadler

12/30/1793

40a

£390

K2-423

K2-423

Daniel High, sadler

 

1799

40a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 30' x 24'; Log Saddle shop; Stone Barn 40' x 30'

Daniel High and Margaret, his wife

Benjamin Morris

6/2/1827

40a

$2,000

Z3-569

Branch 3.B

Jonathan Coates

 

1770 - 1775

250a

 

Tax returns

Jonathan & Jane Coates

Hugh Roberts

4/5/1777

274a 140p

 

No Chester County deed found

Hugh Roberts

George Roberts, son

 

 

 

died; will

George Roberts estate

 

1799

250a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 22' x 34'; Log Dwelling house 16' x 20'; Stone Kitchen 18' x 28'; Stone Springhouse 12' x 12'; Stone Banr 40' x 25'

George Roberts

Elizabeth Roberts

12/13/1800 (will)

c. 280a

 

died; will

Elizabeth Fox Roberts, spinster, of Philadelphia; daughter of George Roberts

John Longstreth, farmer, of Charlestown

4/13/1806

274a 140p

$8,500

A3-113

A3-113

John & Jane Longstreth of Charlestown

John Morgan, merchant, of Charlestown

3/19/1811

5a

$500

E3-289

Branch 3.B.1

Jacob Smith of Philadelphia, blacksmith and Mary his wife

Henry Smith of Charlestown, blacksmith

5/25/1795

1/10 part of 120a

£25

M2-208; property previously of Yost Smith

Henry Smith, blacksmith

 

1799

80a

 

Tax return; Dwelling house 24' x 27'; Log Barn 25' x 37'; Log Smith shop

Henry Smith

 

1805

 

 

Tax return;

Henry Smith

 

1810

 

 

Vincent Tax return;

Tract 4 Central Phoenixville

1829

Phoenixville 1829

Image courtesy of the Chester County Historical Society and the Phoenixville Historical Society

Charles & Maria Smith & Edward Garrigues, manufacturers

Benjamin & David Reeves, James & Joseph Whitaker

12/20/1830

6.5a, part of 9.45a

$1

D4-369