Charlestown

Thomas Roberts patent

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To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Thomas Roberts jr.

2/24/1739

146a

 

Patent P2-290; Warrant 2/11/1735.

SurveyB7p421

Thomas Roberts patent, 1739; survey B7-211 and C176-233.

Thomas Roberts senior

Thomas Roberts junior

c. 1750

 

 

Will or administration

Thomas Roberts junior of Charlestown

William Tell of Newcastle, Delaware

1759

125a

 

L-272; mortgage; this is the western part of the Budd & Murry tract

L-272

Thomas & Mary Roberts of Charlestown

Joshua, Amos, and Samuel John of Charlestown

10/30/1784

10a

£43 15s

Y-291; see Branch G for continuation

Y-291

Thomas & Mary Roberts of Charlestown

George Clemens of Providence, Montgomery County

1786

 

 

B2-536; agreement

Thomas & Mary Roberts of Uwchlan

George Clemens of Charlestown

2/27/1789

348.9a (comprised of 125a, 146a and part of 170.75a)

£1,475

D2-511

D2-511

Branch A

George Clemens of Pikeland, miller and Elizabeth his wife

John Vonderwied of Vincent, weaver

5/13/1793

11a 90p

£104

K2-101

K2-101

George Clemens of Charlestown, miller and Elizabeth his wife

John Vanderweed of Charlestown, weaver

9/12/1795

12a 20p

£79 13s 9d

T2-318

T2-318

Branch B

George (Miller) & Elizabeth Clemens of Pikeland

Martin Shaffner of Berks county

4/4/1796

175a

£1,700

N2-43

N2-43

Martin Shaffner, farmer

 

1799

175a

 

Log/Stone Dwelling house 45' x 18'; Stone Barn 60' x 30'; Log Stable 17' x 16'

John & Abraham Shoffner, executors of the will of Martin Shoffner

Peter Snyder

4/1/1823

145.75a 26p

$2,480 51c

W3-480

Peter Snyder

Joseph & Abraham Shoffner, & John Moses

1/29/1824

145.75a 26p, part of 175a

$2,480 51c

W3-481

Joseph & Elizabeth Shoffner, Abraham & Magdelana Shoffner, John & Susannah Moses

Joseph Kurtz

4/1/1824

170a

$4,311 20c

X3-59

Joseph Kurtz then sub-divided the land and sold off the pieces in the 1820s and 30s.

Branch C

George & Elizabeth Clemens of Charlestown

John Upperman of Charlestown

2/15/1797

23.5a

 

S2-267

S2-267

John Upperman aka Opperman, tutor

 

1799

100a

 

Stone Dwelling house 20' x 32'; Log Kitchen 10' x 15'; Stone Springhouse 18' x 20'; Log Barn 20' x 50'

Branch D

George & Elizabeth Clemens of Charlestown

Frederick Shiner of Pikeland

2/15/1797

7a 30p

£71 17s 6d

Y2-525

Y2-525

Frederick Shimer jr., blacksmith

 

1799

18a

 

Log Dwelling house 18' x 22'; Log Stable 12' x 10'; Stone Smith Shop

Conrad Shimer & George Young, executors of the will of Frederick Shimer

John Wells

4/19/1824

7a 30p

$414 18c

Z3-140

John & Catharine Wells

Thomas H. B. Jacobs

12/19/1825

7a 30p

$75

Z3-141

Thomas H. B. Jacobs

George March

4/7/1855

7a 30p

$375

Y5-375

Branch E

George Clemmens of Pikeland, miller and Elizabeth his wife

Christopher Smith of Pikeland, smith

2/15/1797

7a 30p

£71 17s 6d

P2-33

P2-33

Christopher Smith

 

1799

7.5a

 

No buildings

Branch F

George (miller) & Elizabeth Clemens of Pikeland

Isaac Smith, carpenter, of Charlestown

5/27/1797

99a 135p

£549 5s

P2-484; see below for continuation

P2-484

Isaac Smith

 

1799

100a

 

County tax; Log Dwelling house 20' x 20'; Stone Barn 40' x 24'; Carpenter shop

Jacob Clemens (Executor of the will of Isaac Smith)

Abraham Moses

4/1/1854

89a 84.5p

$4,938 52c

V5-209

Willis Kines (administrator of the estate of David Kinnes)

Abraham Moses

2/4/1880

3a 3r 12p + 4a 3r 26p

 

G9-125

Abraham Moses

 

6/22/1880 (will)

 

 

died

John King (Executor of the will of Abraham Moses)

Isaac Detwiler

4/4/1882

89a 84.5p + 3a 3r 12p + 4a 3r 26p

$8,310 32c

S9-25

S9-25

Isaac Detwiler

 

1883

92a 2r 4p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch G

Thomas & Mary Roberts of Charlestown

Joshua, Amos, and Samuel John of Charlestown

10/30/1784

10a

£43 15s

Y-291;

Samuel John

William John, brother

1811

1/3 part of 10a

 

died

Joshua, Amos, & William John

John Bowen of Pikeland

12/28/1811

5a , part of 10a

$310 27c

G3-14