Charlestown

Table 10 Joseph Richards tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Richards

 

1715

340a

 

Tax return

Joseph & Gartry Richards, merchant of Philadelphia

John Humphreys of Philadelphia County

11/24/1716

340a

 

quoted in F2-105

John Humphreys

David (eldest son), Morgan, Ann, Elizabeth, Thomas, Catherine, Daniel, John and Esther

 

 

 

died intestate; quoted in F2-105

Branch A

David Humphreys et al

James Davis

12/8/1729

170.5a

 

quoted in F2-105

James and Bridget Davis of Charlestown, tailor

Hugh Frazier

5/1/1751

 

 

IJ-447?

Hugh & Ann Frazier of Charlestown

Samuel Emlen of Philadelphia, shopkeeper

12/5/1754

170.5a

£100

IJ-446; mortgage

IJ-446

Hugh & Ann Frazier of Charlestown

Samuel Emlen of Philadelphia, shopkeeper

10/15/1755

170.5a

£100

K-109; mortgage

K-109

Hugh and Ann Frazier of Charlestown

Nicholas Holderman of Charlestown

5/26/1765

170.5a

 

T-367

T-367

Proprietors of Pennslyvania

Nicholas Holderman

1/14/1774

54a 106p

 

Patent AA14-132; warrent 5/30/1765, return 7/3/1765; no survey found

Nicholas Holderman of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Christian Holderman

1/20/1775

90a 150p

£405

V-4; all of patent plus remainder part of 170.5a; see Branch A.2 for continuation

V-4

Nicholas Holderman of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Abraham Holderman of Charlestown, son

4/10/1777

114.5a

£572

A2-504

Nicholas Holderman of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Abraham Holderman of Charlestown, son

3/1/1786

24.5a 24p

 

A2-506

A2-504-6

Abraham Holderman of Charlestown and Mary his wife

Yost Smith of Charlestown

8/15/1791

18p

£2

F2-401; See Varley tract for bulk of land

F2-401

Abraham Holderman of Charlestown and Mary his wife

Roger Davis of Charlestown, doctor of physic

4/23/1792

117a

£701 15s

G2-272

G2-272

Roger Davis, physician

 

1799

188a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 22' x 18'; Stone Kitchen 10' x 10'; Stone Smokehouse 10' x 8'; Log Dwelling 15' x 18'; Log Barn 40' x 24'; Log Horse Stable 10' x 16'

Dr. Roger Davis

Capt. Jones Davis, son

10/29/1813

168a

£2,000 (by installments)

Agreement; N3-17

Jones & Charlotte Davis of Coventry

Isaac Davis of Charlestown

12/21/1816

154a 24p + 2a

$15,415

M3-426

Roger & Sarah Davis

Benjamin Thomas

10-28/1811

117a + 24a 104p

$8,000

F3-440

Benjamin & Abigail Thomas

Watson Thomas

6/1/1816

143a 18p

$14,300

M3-518

Jonathan Jones, Sheriff, debt of Watson Thomas, deceased

Enoch Matlack

2/2/1826

143a 18p

$4,800

Sheriff’s Book #3-109

Enoch & Elizabeth Matlack

John King

3/28/1836

143a 18p

$6,010 72c

L4-342

L4-342

John King & Phebe, his wife

Benjamin Reeves & Joseph Whitaker

3/16/1837

143a 18p

$8586 75c

O4-17

Benjamin & Abigail Reeves and Joseph & Grace Whitaker

David Reeves of Philadelphia

4/22/1837

6/14 parts of 143a 18p

$3680 3c

O4-242

Representatives of Benjamin Reeves, deceased, and David Reeves

Joseph Whitaker

12/19/1845

 

 

Release; Miscellaneous Book 6-95?

Joseph & Grace Whitaker

Isaac Pennypacker, trustee of Anna Maria Pennypacker, his wife, , nee Whitaker, daughter of sellers

4/14/1852

143a 18p

$1

Q5-140

Anna Maria Pennypacker, widow of Isaac Pennypacker

Benjamin Rowland

4/1/1856

143a 18p

$13,250`

B6-335

Benjamin Rowland

 

1883

143a 18p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch A.1

Abraham Holderman of Charlestown and Mary his wife

Martin Huntersberger, weaver of Charlestown

12/1/1789

22.75a (part of 24.5a 24p)

£182

F2-417

F2-417

Martin & Magdalena Huntsberger

Roger Davis

1/24/1797

22.75a

£217 10s

Q2-301

Roger Davis, physician

 

1799

188a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 22' x 18'; Stone Kitchen 10' x 10'; Stone Smokehouse 10' x 8'; Log Dwelling 15' x 18'; Log Barn 40' x 24'; Log Horse Stable 10' x 16'

Branch A.2

Nicholas Holderman of Charlestown and Elizabeth his wife

Christian Holderman

1/20/1775

90a 150p

£405

V-4; all of patent plus remainder part of 170.5a; from above

V-4

Christian Holderman

 

1772 - 1781

90a

 

tax returns

Christian & Elizabeth Holdeman

Philip Defrederick

3/31/1782

90a 150p

£600

X-222

X-222

Philip Depederie or Depederic

 

1799

 

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 18' x 22'; Weaver Shop; Log Barn 36' x 22'

Branch B

Morgan, Ann, Elizabeth, Thomas, Catherine, Daniel, John and Esther Humphrey

David Humphrey

 

170a

 

Release; quoted in F2-105

David & Catherine Humphreys of Charlestown

John Humphreys, son, tanner of Charlestown

11/17/1772

112.5a

£200

F2-105

F2-105

John Humphreys of Charlestown, tanner and Ann his wife

Samuel Emlen Sr of Philadelphia, merchant

12/11/1773

112.5a

£200

T-164, mortgage

John Humphreys of Charlestown, tanner and Ann his wife

Ezekial Howell of Charlestown

4/24/1790

112.5a

£500

F2-108

Ezekial Howell, farmer

 

1799

128a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 25' x 19'; Log Kitchen 16' x 16'; Lean to 26' x 11'; Stone Spring house 10' x 12'; Stone Smokehouse 9' x 12'; Frame Waggon house 25' x 16'; Stone Barn 50' x 33'

Ezekial Howell

Ezekial Howell Davis, nephew

9/25/1812 (will); 10/22/1812 (probate

 

 

died; to Ezekial Howell Davis the plantation where I now live.

Ezekial Howell Davis

John Shannon

8/17/1848

112.5a

$6,000

H5-118

John & Hannah Shannon

Ezekial H. Davis

8/21/1848

112.5a

$6,000

H5-116; The last 2 deeds are a maneuer concerning ‘barring an entail’. I do not understand why this property needed to be involved with this issue or whether it was an issue with Ezekial Howell’s descendants.

Ezekial H. Davis

John H. Thomas

10/3/1848

112.5a

$4,500

H5-616

John H. & Samaria Thomas

Jacob Rixstine

3/20/1858

112.5a

$10,000

G6-422

Jacob & Mary Rixstine

John H. Thomas

3/30/1861

112.5a

$10,125

P6-477

John H. & Samaria Thomas

William Butt

4/1/1865

35a 20p

$4,390 62c

B7-43

B7-43

William Butt

 

1883

35a 20p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Estate of Thomas H. Thomas

 

1883

77a 1r 30p

 

Breou’s Atlas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yost Smith

 

1767 - 1778

100a

 

tax returns

Yost Smith

 

1779

 

 

died intestate; see Administration and Inventory

Jacob Smith of Phildelphia, blacksmith, and Mary, his wife

Henry Smith of Charlestown,blacksmith, both sons of Yost Smith

5/25/1795

½ of 120a

£25

M2-208

Jesse John, high sheriff (debt of Henry Smith)

Isaac Anderson & John Vanderslice

8/10/1807

122a

£651

Sheriff’s deed 2-6

Isaac & Mary Anderson, John & Deborah Vanderslice

Daniel High

4/6/1808

122a

£1,198

E3-228

Matthias Pennypacker, executor of the estate of Daniel High, Samuel Buckwalter and Mary, his wife, previously Mary High

Simeon Buzzard

4/1/1841

122a 148p

$7,129 47c

V4-278

Simeon Buzzard

 

1883

122a 3r 28p

 

Breou’s Atlas