Charlestown

Table 15 Edward Shippen tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward Shippen

 

1715

340a

 

Tax return; no Chester County will or administration; not in 1722 taxes

Joseph Shippen

Rees Pritchard

3/25/1725-6

 

 

Quoted in X-5

Branch A

Rees Pritchard

David Griffith

1726

170a

 

Quoted in O-44

David & Mary Griffith of Charlestown

John Griffith, of Charlestown, laborer

1/26/1746

390a

£250

O-44

O-44

Branch A.1

John & Margaret Griffith, of Charlestown

Hezekiah Davis of Charlestown, sadler

8/30/1792

157.75a

£729

L2-133

L2-133

John Griffith of Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland Co and Margaret his wife

Hezekiah & James Davis of Charlestown

5/6/1794

13a

£50

E3-277

E3-277

Hezekiah Davis, Sadler

 

1799

157a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 21'; Stone Kitchen 18' x 10'; Saddlers Shop 12' x 16'; Stone Barn 52' x 32'

Hezekiah Davis

 

1837, will 5/4/1822

157.75a + 6.5a (woodland)

 

died

Branch A.1.1

Nathaniel Davis & John G. Wersler, executors of the will of Hezekiah Davis

Milton Wersler

4/1/1839

76a 158p

$5,004 18.45c

B6-111

Milton Wersler

Nathaniel Davis

4/1/1839

76a 158p

$5,004 18.45c

L5-448

Nathaniel & Ellen Davis

John Lutz

3/12/1845

2a

$425

C5-344

Nathaniel & Ellen Davis

Lewis Free

4/9/1856

74a 158p

$7,000

B6-587

Mary & William Free, administrators of the estate of Lewis Free

William Henry Wells

5/10/1883

74a 158p

$5,887 50c

S9-170

W. H. Wells

 

1883

76a 3r 38p

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch A.1.2

Nathaniel Davis & John G. Wersler, executors of the will of Hezekiah Davis

Silas Gordon

4/1/1839

83a 18p

$4,159 62.5c

R4-331

Silas & Magdalen Gordon

John Rose

4/5/1853

90a 27p

$5,000

T5-195

Estate of John Rose

 

1883

83a 3r 13p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch A.2

John Griffith of Charlestown and Margaret his wife

Jedediah Griffith of Charlestown, son of the said John Griffith

5/1/1795

57a 40p

£90

M2-24; see Samuel Richardson tract for later history

M2-24

Branch A.3

Evan Lewis

 

1766 - 1767

100a

 

Tax returns

Evan Lewis of Charlestown and Susanna his wife

John Griffith of Charlestown

2/18/1767

100a

£175 9s 3d

P-42; mortgage; neighbors: Bounded on the SE and SW sides by lands of John Griffith; On the NW sides by the land of John Williams; On the NE side by land of Lewis Morgan and Llewelyn David

Branch A.4

Matthais Pennypacker & John Umsted

John Griffith

2/1/1797

75a

 

quoted in P2-84

Mathias Pennebaker of Charlestown, miller and Mary his wife and John Umstead of Providence, Montgomery and Isabella his wife

James Williams of Charlestown, mason

4/10/1797

43a 88p, part of 75a

£355

P2-84

P2-84

James Williams

 

1799

43a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 20' x 26'; Log Barn 40' x 18'

James & Margaret Williams

Lewis Shuman

1/4/1804

40a

£406

X2-385; see William Sanders tract for continuation

James & Margaret Williams

Henry Wersler

5/1/1806

3a 88p

£150

D3-84; see William Sanders tract for continuation

Branch B

Rees Pritchard

David John

2/5/1727-8

50a

 

Quoted in O-44

David John

David Griffith

3/15/1736-7

50a

 

Quoted in O-44

See Thread A for continuation

 

 

 

 

 

Branch C

Stephen Lewis, laborer, of Charlestown

General Loan Office

 

170a

 

Mortgage (defaulted); quoted in O-44

General Loan Office

David Griffith

11/11/1740

170a

 

Quoted in O-44

See Thread A for continuation

 

 

 

 

 

Branch D

Rees & Anna Pritchard of Whiteland

Samuel Pritchard of Whiteland

12/14/1741

120a

£40

O-262

Samuel & Margaret Pritchard

John David

4/27/1743

120a

 

O-264

John & Mary David of Charlestown

David Davies of Charlestown

4/27/1770

120a

£205

X-5

X-5

David Davies

Mary, Elizabeth, Martha Davies

1788

 

 

died intestate

John Adams of East Whiteland and Mary his wife, Methuselah Davis of Uwchlan and Elizabeth his wife and Samuel Byers of Charlestown and Martha his wife

James David of Charlestown

1/14/1792

117a

£430

W2-384

James Davis, farmer

 

1799

117a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 27' x 20'; Stone Barn 52' x 33'

James Davis

 

5/8/1817 (will); 8/20/1818 (probate)

 

 

died; plantation to my sons Mordecai, William, and John Parry

Jonathan Jones, sheriff, suit of the administrators of the estate of Joseph Malin against Mordecai, William, and John P. Davis

Morgan J. Thomas

2/1/1827

123a

2,523 50c

Sheriff’s deed 2-135

Morgan J.& Elizabeth Thomas

Samuel Jones

3/31/1829

129a

$4,535

B4-369

Samuel Jones

John Rapp

3/31/1829

20a

$1,250

B4-253; see Branch D.1

Samuel & Hannah Jones

Daniel Beaver

10/20/1842

106a 14.5p

$7,532 43c

X4-147

X4-147

Daniel Beaver

 

1861

 

 

died

Joseph Beaver

 

1873

 

 

Witmer’s atlas

Joseph Beaver

 

1877

 

 

died intestate

Mrs Margaret Beaver

 

1883

 

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch D.1

Samuel Jones

John Rapp

3/31/1829

20a

$1,250

B4-253; see Branch D.1

John Rapp

Thomas Bowman

4/2/1877

20a

$3,331

W8-82

Thomas Bowman

 

1883

20a

 

Breou’s atlas