Charlestown

Table 5 Moore Hall

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheriff

John Moore

5/1705

 

 

16 parts; deed not found

John Moore & Rebecca, his wife

William Moore

1/3/1729

340a

5s

Q-128

William Moore of Moore Hall and Willimina his wife

Reese Meredith of Philadelphia, merchant

3/15/1769

 

£1,620 5s 2d

P-427; mortgage

William and Williamina Moore

Peter Turner of Philadelphia, merchant

1770

340a

£1,100

R-80; mortgage

Williamina Bond

Robert Milligan

3/5/1788

a) 340a Moore Hall

b) 174a Hummel’s Farm

£4,000

D2-91

Robert Milligan

Williamina Bond

3/14/1788

340a & 174a as above

 

D2-93

Williamina Bond (assignee of Williamina Moore, widow of William Moore)

Thomas Smith

6/24/1794

340a & 174a as above

£5,750

S2-235

Clifford Smith, miller

 

1795 - 1798

514a including Grist Mill

 

Tax returns

Thomas W. Smith of Philadelphia

 

1799

200a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 45' x 42'; Stone Kitchen 24' x 30'; Stone Kitchen 12' x 14'; Stone Ice house 12' x 12'; Stone Fowl house 14' x 21'; Log Smokehouse 14' x 14'; Log/Stone Carriage house 16' x 30'; Stone Dwelling house 12' x 15'; Frame Barn 80' x 33'; Stone Grist Mill

Thomas Smith of Philadelphia, merchant

Enoch Walker of Charlestown, miller

3/31/1800

340a & 174a, Moore Hall & Hummel’s Farm as above

£6,500

S2-346

Enoch Walker of Charlestown, miller

Thomas Smith of Philadelphia, merchant

4/1/1800

 

 

Mortgage book G-410

Enoch and Phebe Walker

Jacob Taylor

5/7/1800

131.5a

 

S2-308; see Branch A for continuation

Enoch (miller) and Phebe Walker of Charlestown

Peter Suplee of Charlestown, yeoman

4/2/1802

136a 138p, part of 174a

£1,438 10s

V2-276; see William Griffith tract for continuation of Hummel’s Farm

Nathan Pennypacker, Elijah Lewis, & Matthew Roberts, assignees of Enoch Walker

David Marys

5/1/1819

1a 36p, part of Moore Hall tract

$314

P3-393

David & Susannah Marys

John Roberts

4/7/1824

1a 36p

$700

Z3-22; Messuage & tenement

Joseph & Mary Roberts

Isaac Price, Merchant

5/9/1837

1a 36p

$2,000

O4-450

O4-450

Isaac Price

 

1873

 

 

Witmer’s atlas; Post office & Store

W. S. Williams

 

1883

 

 

Breou’s atlas; Post office & Store

Nathan Pennypacker, Elijah Lewis, & Matthew Roberts, assignees of Enoch Walker

Adam Everly and Joseph Eldridge

3/31/1820

187a, part of 340a

$26,500

R3-197; Moore Hall & Mills

Adam Everly, comb manufacturer, and Mary, his wife; and Joseph Eldridge, currier, and Mary, his wife

James Wood of Philadelphia

11/9/1821

187a

$25,000

U3-36; Moore Hall Mills

Deborah Wood (widow) and children of James Wood

Nicholas Bean

3/24/1864

27a 132p

$4,700

W6-307; Moore Hall Mills, see branch D

James Wood (deceased) of Phoenixville

Jeffrey John

3/21/1866

151a 98p

$20,300

B7-538

B7-538

Jeffrey & Catherine John

Edward Wetherill

4/2/1866

43a 145p

$5,488 28c

D7-156

D7-156

Edward Wetherill

John Jones

3/31/1869

13a 94p

$1,902 25c

R7-89

Camby Smith & Elijah Pennypacker, executors of the will of John Jones

James Harvey

4/18/1876

13a 94p

$2,174

V8-128

Edward & Mary Wetherill

Anthony Righter

3/27/1871

80a 111p + 30a 51p

$13,876 56c

B8-1; see Branch C for history of 80a tract

James Harvey

 

1883

14a

 

Breou’s atlas

Anthony Righter

 

1883

110a

 

Breou’s atlas

Jeffrey John

 

1883

86a 1r 18p

 

Breou’s atlas, Schuylkill township

Branch A

Enoch and Phebe Walker

Jacob Taylor

5/7/1800

131.5a

 

S2-308; from above

Branch A.1

Jacob Taylor

Matthias Pennypacker

4/2/1810

71a 33p

$4,984 43c

E3-158

E3-158

M. J. Pennypacker

 

1883

126a 39p

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch A.2

Jacob Taylor of Salisbury

Matthias Pennypacker of Charlestown, miller

5/7/1800

10a

£150

E3-159

E3-159

Branch A.3

Jacob Taylor

Benjamin Moore

1825

49a 8p

$3,924

F3-430

F3-430

Sheriff (debt of Benjamin Moore)

Jacob Taylor

1825

49a 8p

$2,950

Y3-267

Thomas Williamson, administrator of the estate of Jacob Taylor

William Roberts of Schuylkill, farmer

10/2/1841

49.75a

$5,124 25c

U4-417

William Roberts of Schuylkill

 

1841

 

 

died

William & Susan Roberts

Jerome B. Rhoades

3/31/1842

56p, part of 49.75a

$105

V4-450; see Branch A.3.b below

William & Susan Roberts

Martha, Mary, & Deborah Matlack

3/31/1842

82p, part of 49.75a

$1,000

W4-151; see Branch A.3.c below

William & Susanna Roberts

Jacob Rossiter

3/3/1845

124p

$116 25c

B5-133; see Branch A.3.a below

William & Susan Roberts

John Ford

4/10/1856

48a 19p

 

A6-434

John & Hannah Ford

Edwin Supplee

4/1/1872

48a 19p

$10,000

F8-59

Edwin & Elizabeth Supplee

B. Franklin Price

4/3/1872

4a 129p

$1,800

C8-200

Edwin & Elizabeth Supplee

James Harvey

4/1/1875

43a 50p

$8,600

Q8-57

Captain J. Harvey

 

1883

43a 1r 10p

 

Breou’s atlas

W. S. Williams

 

1883

 

 

Breou’s atlas

John Ford of Schuylkill

 

1889

 

 

died intestate

William Roberts of Tredyffrin

 

1889

 

 

died intestate

Branch A.3.a

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

William & Susanna Roberts

Jacob Rossiter

3/3/1845

124p

$116 25c

B5-133

P. G. Carey, administrator of the estate of Jacob Rossiter

William K. Williams

10/1/1878

124p

$900

C9-283

Nutts-Whitehorse

 

 

 

 

 

 

Branch A.3.b

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

William & Susan Roberts

Jerome B. Rhoades

3/31/1842

56p, part of 49.75a

$105

V4-450

Jerome & Mary Ann Rhoads

Ann Funk

4/2/1851

66.57p

$800

O5-184

Elijah Pennypacker, administrator of the estate of Ann Funk

William M. Steele

4/2/1855

66.57p

$820

Y5-349

William Steele

 

1873

 

 

Witmer’s atlas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Branch A.3.c

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

William & Susan Roberts

Martha, Mary, & Deborah Matlack

3/31/1842

82p, part of 49.75a

$1,000

W4-151

Martha, Mary, & Deborah Matlack

Isaac Price

5/8/1850

82p

$1,200

P5-157

Isaac Price

 

1873

 

 

Witmer’s atlas

Branch B - Schuylkill Friends Meeting

Enoch Walker

Daniel & Cornelius Conard, Joseph Roberts, Thomas George

4/6/1815

2a 109p

$1

N3-180

Cornelius Conard, only remaining trustee

Charles Adamson, Thomas R. Walker, Edwin Moore, Elijah P. Pennypacker

5/15/1861

2a 109p

$1

R6-561

R6-561

Branch C

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enoch Walker

Daniel Conard

4/1/1808

79.5a

$3,975

D3-376

D3-376

Daniel & Sarah Conard

Hiram Cleaver

4/2/1833

79.5p

$4,968 75c

G4-137

Hiram & Jane Cleaver

Thomas Rapp

4/1/1835

80a 111p

$6,000

K4-257

Thomas & Margaret Rapp

Edward Cliff

4/1/1840

80a 111p

$7,000

R4-745

John Clift & Elijah Pennypacker, attorneys for Edward Clift

John Brower

4/1/1847

80a 111p

$6.213 41c

F5-9

John & Ann Brower

Julia Britton

4/15/1857

80a 111p

$8,800

K6-89

Julia Britton

Thomas P. Walker

9/20/1859

80a 111p

$8,674 57c

S6-268

Thomas P. & Emma Walker

Edward Wetherill

4/1/1865

80a 111p

$9,884 98c

A7-136

Edward & Mary Wetherill

Anthony Righter

3/27/1871

80a 111p + 30a 51p

$13,876 56c

B8-1; see above for history of the 30a (part of 43a) tract

Anthony Righter

 

1883

110a

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch D - Moore Hall Mills

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deborah Wood (widow) and children of James Wood

Nicholas Bean

3/24/1864

27a 132p

$4,700

W6-307; Moore Hall Mills

Nicolas & Mary Ann Bean

George W. Bean

3/16/1868

27a 132p

$11,500

M7-93

George W. & Annie Bean

Charles Mercer

3/26/1870

27a 132p

$13,300

S7-558

James McFarland, sheriff., estate of Charles Mercer

Matthias Pennypacker

2/9/1880

 

 

Sheriffs Deed

Matthias & Kate Pennypacker

Thomas Wamsley

2/9/1880

~27a

$11,250

G9-28

Thomas Wamsley

 

1883

27a 3r 12p

 

Breou’s atlas