Charlestown

Table 7 Thomas Tress tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Tress et al

John Hoskins

1714

 

 

S-274; release

Thomas Tress

 

1715

340a

 

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

Ruth Hoskins of Chester, widow, administrator of her late husband John Hoskins deceased, John Hoskins of Chester, eldest son & heir of the said decedent & Stephen Hoskins of Chester cooper, second son of the aforesaid decedent

Thomas David of Charlestown

2/11/1724

340a

£85

S-501

Admin. of Thomas Tress; Hugh Tress (deceased?)

Thomas David

1737

340a

 

S-276; Pickering Mines

S-276

Link to Thomas David Manor of Bilton tract

Thomas Tresse

Thomas David

 

 

£100

Presumed mortgage

Thomas Tresse

Hugh Tresse, brother

 

 

 

died; probate or administration, Hugh inheriting land.

Sheriff (Hugh Tresse) or sale by Hugh Tresse

Thomas David

11/29/1737

340a

 

S-276

S-276

Thomas David

David Davis, son

4/16/1760

340a

 

Probate; will dated 4/3/1760

Branch A

David David of Charlestown

John Allebach

12/9/1768

133.75

 

Chester County deed not found

John & Louisa Allebach

Rachel Hillborn of Philadelphia

4/19/1773

 

£200

S-209; mortgage

S-209

Alexander & Mary Todd

George Fox

5/6/1786

 

 

quoted in G2-188; not in tax returns, no Chester County purchase deed

George & Mary Fox of Phildelphia

David Childerick the younger of Charlestown

4/14/1792

131.75a

£200

G2-188

G2-188

David & Mary Childerick of Charlestown

Elijah Funk of Charlestown

4/18/1796

131.75a

£786

P2-600

Elijah Funk, farmer

 

1799

126a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 27' x 22'; Log Dwelling house 12' x 15'; Stone Barn 70' x 35'

Branch B

David Davies of Charlestown

David Havard of Tredyffrin

12/12/1768

208.25a

£200

P-411; mortgage. Neighbors Patrick Anderson, Llewelyn Davis, John Orabuck, John Griffith, John Thomas and Isaac Wayne

David & Eleanor Davis of Charlestown

David Havard

10/15/1773

208.25a

£300

S-152; mortgage. Neighbors Patrick Anderson, Llewelyn David, John Orabauch, John Griffith, John Thomas and Isaac Wayne

David & Eleanor Davis of Charlestown

John Richardson

1/6/1775

228.5a

 

Y-23

John & Christiana Richardson of Charlestown

Henry Miller of Charlestown

5/26/1775

228.5 a

£1,700

V-59

V-59

William Gibbons, Sheriff

Richard Jacobs of East Whiteland

3/1/1786

228.5a

£1,112

A2-402

Richards Jacobs of Charlestown

Jacob Kurtz of Tredyffrin

4/26/1798

11a 150p

£238 15s

Q2-127

Q2-127

Richard Jacobs

 

1799

168a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 27' x 19'; Log Dwelling house 27' x 16'; Stone Kitchen 15' x 18'; Frame Stable 17' x 30'; Log/Stone Barn 18' x 45'

Richard Jacobs

Frederick Klaire

6/2/1800

18a + 2a 7.5p

£350

S2-464

Matthias Pennypacker & Barnet Rapp, executors of the will of Frederic Klaire

John Rapp

11/1/1806

20a 7.5p

£550

A3-232

Richard Jacobs, late of Charlestown

William Roberts of Bucks County

4/5/1810

192a

£3,250

D3-140

William Roberts of Schuylkill

 

1841

 

 

died

William Rodgers, sheriff (debt of William Roberts, deceased)

John Williams

10/20/1843

81a

$5,000

Y4-243; neighbors Benjamin Funk, Thomas Grover and others.

William Roberts

John Williams

3/31/1845

86.5a + 105.25a

$8,000

B5-16

John & Sarah Williams

Charles M. Wheatley of New York City

4/2/1852

46a 98p

$5,000

R5-174; Wheatley Mine, see Joshua Carpenter tract for further history

William Roberts of Tredyffrin and Susanna, his wife

John Ford of Schuylkill

4/10/1856

48a 19p

$5,000

A6-434

A6-434

John & Sarah Williams

B. Franklin Williams

6/22/1872

3a 138p (papermill) + 119p (mill race) + 1a 20p (mill dam) + 1a (woodland)

$6,000

F8-15

John Williams

 

1875

 

 

died intestate

B.F. Williams

 

1883

22a 2r 27p

 

Breou’s atlas

Walker Williams

 

1883

180a 1r 35p

 

Breou’s atlas

Branch B.1

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richards Jacobs of Charlestown

Jacob Kurtz of Tredyffrin

4/26/1798

11a 150p

£238 15s

Q2-127; see Branch B for earlier history

Jacob & Barbara Kurtz

John Rogers

4/8/1809

7a

$420

D3-386

John & Rebecca Rogers

Elizabeth Custer

2/17/1810

7a

$220

D3-387