Charlestown

Varley family tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Varley

 

1764

 

 

Listed as neighbor in deed T-323

James Connard of Charlestown and Jane his wife

John Varley of Charlestown

5/24/1756

150a

£147 13s 8d plus £219 16s 4d

E2-261; see William Sanders tract for earlier history

E2-261

Aaron & Rachel Coates of Haverford

John Varley

10/27/1766

33a 63p

£200

E2-254

E2-254

John Varley

John Longstreth & Yost Smith

3/29/1787

180a (tax returns)

 

Administration

The following deeds are concerning tracts owned by John Varley sr. who died intestate c. 1785 leaving a widow (Catherine, and children, John, Jacob, Phillip, & Mary Varley, Elizabeth Shook, Christina Foose, Susanna Smith, Magdalene Youngblood. A 100 acre was sold off (see Branch I and deed H2-253 (Samuel Buckley tract). The 183 acre tract was partitioned off in 9 parts, each of around 20 acres. Catherine died c. 1792 and her dower tract was split into 9 (?) parts.

Branch A

Administration of John Varley

Catherine Varley, widow

 

1/9th of 183a, i.e. 20a 12p in her lifetime

 

Administration

Catherine Varley

 

1786 - 1792

 

 

died

Jacob Shook of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Frederick Foose of Pikeland

12/15/1792

1/9 part of 20a 12p

£10

R2-335; release

Frederick Foose of Pikeland and Christina his wife

Ezekiel Howell of Charlestown

4/20/1799

2/9 of 20a 12p (1/9 in Christiana’s own right)

£33

R2-337

Yost Smith

Ezekiel Howell of Charlestown

8/21/1800

1/9 of 20a 12p

£18

A3-120; dower of Catherine Varley (deceased)

Branch B

Frederick & Christina Foose of Pikeland

Jacob Varley

10/5/1789

1/9th of 183a

£67 7s 9d

E2-270 (no description)

Jacob Varley, farmer

 

1799

50a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 26'; Log Barn 42' x 24'

Sampson Babb, sheriff (debt of Jacob Varley, deceased)

James Irvin

12/18/1820

50a + 20a

$2,530

S3-450; Neighbors 50a (Daniel Showalter, Theophilus Davis, Rebecca Pawling etc), 20a (Thomas Mason, Andrew Boyd)

Priscilla Irwin and Moses Robinson, administrators of the estate of James Irwin

John Chrisman

3/29/1824

70a

$1,753 50c

W3-505

W3-505

John Chrisman

Henry Chrisman

1832

 

 

Died Intestate; quoted in C6-497

Henry & Elizabeth Chrisman

Schuylkill School District

7/19/1856

1a

$200

C6-497

Henry Chrisman of Schuylkill township

 

1864

 

 

Died intestate

George Chrisman & John Kines, administrators of the estate of Henry Chrisman

Moses King

4/5/1865

61a 75p

$6,823 3c

A7-206

A7-206

Moses & Matilda King

Isaac Neilor

4/2/1866

61a 75p

$6,823 3c

C7-118

Isaac & Susanna Neilor

John Rogers

9/1/1871

16a 16p

$2,415

Z7-300

Issac Neylor

 

1883

34a

 

Breou’s Atlas

John Rogers

 

1883

30a 3r 16p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch C

John Youngblood et al of Charlestown

Jacob Shook

10/6/1789

18a 95p + 4a 119p

 

E2-421; partition

E2-421

Jacob Shook of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Mary Varley of Charlestown

3/2/1791

4a 119p

£24

F2-390

Jacob Shook of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Bartholomew Fussell

3/2/1791

17a 158p

£70

H2-363

H2-363

Branch C.1

Bartholomew & Rebecca Fussell

Michael Hartman

11/21/1800

17a 92p + 4a 31p + 17a 158p

£600

T2-139

Michael & Elizabeth Hartman

Frederick Foose

4/1/1804

17a 92p + 17a 158p

£400

A3-248

Frederick & Christiana Foose

Enos Kellogg

4/8/1806

35a 90p + 4a 31p

£600

Z2-448

Enos & Elizabeth Kellogg

John Landis

2/3/1809

 

 

quoted in D3-1

John & Mary Landis

Rebecca Pawling

6/5/1809

25a 90p + 4a 31p

£480

D3-1

Titus Taylor, sheriff, late the estate of John Cooley/Culey

Samuel Pawling

8/13/1809

20a

$600

Sheriff’s Deed 2:20

Samuel & Willemina Pawling

Daniel Major

1/30/1815

19a 97p

$980 31c

N3-47

Sampson Babb, Sheriff, property of Daniel Major

William Ivester

1820

19a 97p

 

Sheriff’s deed 2-196

Rebecca Pawling

William Ivister

5/7/1824

3a 25p

$130 81c

X3-172

William & Aliviza Ivester

Moses Robinson, trustee for Mary Vanderslice

9/1/1825

19a 97p + 3a 25p

$1,040

Y3-338

Mary Vanderslice & Moses Robinson

Daniel Billew

3/26/1840

19a 97p

$1,875

T4-541

Daniel & Ann Billew

George Hellerman

4/30/1843

19a 126p

$2,000

X4-420

George & Hester Hellerman

John West Radcliff

1/2/1866

19a 126p

$3,037 50c

F7-251

Isaac Shoffner, guardian of Anna & Emma Radcliff

Barney McCade

4/18/1874

19a 126p + 7a 104p

$4,500

M8-423; see Branch C.2 for history of 7a parcel

Bernard McCade

 

1883

27a 1r 30p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch C.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara Showalter

Henry Showalter

1868

 

 

Chester Counbty deed not found

Henry & Catharine Showalter

John W. Radcliff

3/26/1870

7a 104p

$760

Y7-90

Branch D

John Youngblood & Magdelena Varley et al of Charlestown

Mary Varley

10/6/1789

20a

 

E2-267; partition

E2-267

Mary Varley, spinster

 

1799

24a

 

Tax return; no buildings

Mary Boyd, previously Varley

To Andrew Boyd in his lifetime, then Jacob Varley and sisters Christiana Foos and Susanna Smith

1815

 

 

died

John Varley

William Ivester

8/14/1824

24a

$116

X3-175

William Ivester

John Chrisman

11/6/1827

24a

$113 13c

A4-92

Branch E

John Youngblood & Magdelena Varley et al of Charlestown

Jacob Varley & Yost Smith

10/6/1789

66a 123p

 

Partition; E2-265. 3 4th parts to Jacob Varley

E2-265

Yost Smith of Charlestown and Susanna his wife

Jacob Varley of Charlestown

8/15/1791

1/4th part to Jacob Varley

£94

F2-403; release; the whole subject to the payment of 53s 4d to Catherine Varley yearly during her life

Jacob Varley of Charlestown and Margaret his wife

Ezekiel Howell of Charlestown

8/15/1791

16a 110.75p

£95

F2-405; Subject to the payment of 13s 4d annually to Catherine Varley

F2-405

Ezekial Howell

 

Sep. - Oct. 1812

 

 

died

Elizabeth Howell, widow

Joseph Halloway

12/13/1813

16a 110p

$1,251 56c

I3-283

Joseph Halloway, smith & Elizabeth, his wife

Jacob Varley

4/2/1814

4a 45p,. part of 16a 110p

$561 56c

Z3-362

John Varley, administrator of the estate of Jacob Varley

Joseph Buckwalter

6/4/1827

4a 55p

$275

Z3-635

Joseph Buckwalter, tailor, & Catherine, his wife

John Varley

6/4/1827

4a 55p

$275

Z3-636

Jesse Sharp, sheriff (debt of David Jones)

John Davis

10/7/1823

3a

$27

X3-171

John Davis

John Varley

8/14/1824

3a

$55

X3-174

John Varley

Benjamin Morris

1/27/1829

7a 55p

$530

B4-105

Yost Smith

 

1791 - 1798

33a

 

Tax returns

Yost Smith, clerk at store

 

1799

40a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 24'; Log Stable 12' x 16'

Jacob Varley

 

1791 - 1798

48a

 

Tax returns

Jacob Varley, farmer

 

1799

50a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 26'; Log Barn 42' x 24'

Catherine Varley, spinster, relict of John Varley senior

 

1799

20a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 20'

Branch F

John Youngblood & Magdelena Varley et al of Charlestown

Philip Varley

10/6/1789

17a 92p + 4a 31p

 

Partition; E2-262

E2-262

Branch G

John Youngblood & Magdelena Varley et al of Charlestown

John Varley

10/6/1789

19a 31p

 

Partition; E2-241

E2-241

Branch H

John Varley & Magdelena Varley et al of Charlestown

John Youngblood

10/6/1789

9.5a

 

Partition; E2-238

E2-238

John Youngblood, cordwainer

 

1799

10a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 22' x 24'; Log Kitchen 15' x 24'; Log Stable 15' x 20'

Branch I

Catharine Varley et al

John Barde

4/14/1786

93a 137p + 6a 40p

 

quoted in G2-546

John Barde of Providence, Montgomery Co and Ann his wife

Edward Lane Sr of Charlestown

4/16/1792

93a 137p + 6a 40p

£420

G2-546

G2-546

Branch I.1

Edward Lane of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

Daniel Sower of Charlestown

4/22/1794

28a 144p, part of 93.75a + 6a 40p

£155 16s 3d plus 100£ owed to David Briggs of Montgomery Co plus further consideration of £3 paid on the first of April yearly to Catherine Varley widow and relict of John Varley during her natural life plus the further sum of £50 to be paid to the heirs of John Varley after her decease

K2-327

Edward Lane of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

Peter Harris of Charlestown

4/22/1794

25a 81p

£43 15s

L2-152

Peter Harris

Thomas Coates

 

 

 

No Chester County deed found

Thomas Coates

 

1799

 

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 24' x 15'; Log Barn 30' x 16

Thomas Coates

Jacob Rapp

4/7/1800

25a 81p, part of 93.75a

£390

S2-466

S2-466

Samuel & Margaret, Esther & Hannah Sower; heirs of Daniel Sower, deceased

Benjamin Morris

4/23/1839

3a 40p

$300

Q4-680

Branch I.2

Edward Lane of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

Samuel Lane of Charlestown, Inn holder, their son

4/27/1794

9a 69p

5s

K2-297

Samuel Lane, Inn holder

 

1799

49a, 12a unseated land

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 40' x 38'; Stone Kitchen 12' x 14'; Stone Springhouse 10' x 12'; Stone Horse Sheds 12' x 60'; Stone Barn 27' x 36'

Edward Lane of Charlestown and Sarah his wife

Daniel Sowers of Charlestown

8/1/1796

17a 113p

£180 14s 4d and £3 paid on April 1st yearly to Catherine Varley widow of John Varley during her natural life and the further sum of £50 to be paid to the heirs of said John Varley after the decease of Catherine.

Q2-142

Q2-142

Branch J

John Kincade

 

1877

 

 

died

John H. Thomas, executor of the will of John Kincade

Hannah Kincade

4/1/1878

18a 96p

$3,100

B9-244

Hannah M. Kincade

John Rogers

3/5/1883

87.3p

$91 1c

T9-278

Hannah Kincade

 

1883

15a 2r 16p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Hannah M. Kincade

 

1898

 

 

died intestate