Charlestown

Table 8 Joshua Carpenter tract

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Carpenter

 

1715

340a

 

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

John Elliot

Llewellyn Davis

2/25/1744

 

 

quoted in L2-58, L2-136, & H2-290

Peter & Sarah Elliot

Llewellyn Davis

10/24/1758

 

 

quoted in L2-58, L2-136, & H2-290

Llewellyn Davis senior

 

1766 - 1783

300a

 

taxes

Llewellyn Davis senior

 

1785 - 1789

150a

 

taxes

Llewellyn Davis junior

 

1785 - 1789

150a

 

taxes

Branch A

Llewellyn & Magdelene Davis, blacksmith of Charlestown

Llewellyn Davis jr.,son, of Charlestown

2/21/1791

99a 158p

 

L2-58

L2-58

Llewellyn Davis senior

 

1794

 

 

died

Llewellyn Davis, farmer

 

1799

100a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 20'; Frame Barn 30' x 25'

Ezekial Howell Davis and Harriet, his wife

John S. Davis

4/23/1814

½ part of 98a 117p

$2,380 50c

K3-296

K3-296

John S. & Mary Davis

Elijah Funk

4/20/1818

54a 113p

$3,289 87.5c

P3-13

John & Sarah Williams

Charles M. Wheatley of New York City

4/2/1852

46a 98p

$5,000

R5-174; Wheatley Mine

Charles M. Wheatley of New York City, now Schuylkill township

Edward F. Sanderson of New York City

1/25/1853

½ part of 46a 98p

$4,000

U5-54

Edward F. Sanderson and Julia, his wife, of New York City

Charles M. Wheatley of New York City

3/1/1864

46a 98p

$100,000

X6-103; mentions Brookdale, Morris, and Charlestown mines.

Joseph Funk & Elizabeth, his wife, Benjamin Funk

Edward Frith

3/21/1864

54a 113p

$9,847

V6-520

Edward & Emily Frith of New York

New York & Boston Silver Lead Mining Company

4/15/1864

54a 113p (Charlestown & Schuylkill) + 10a (Charlestown only)

$13,383 65c

Y6-183; Charlestown & Schuylkill

Charles M. Wheatley of New York City, now Schuylkill township

New York & Boston Silver Lead Company

5/6/1864

46a 98p + 25a (Brookdale Mine) + leases

$130,000

X6-142

New York & Boston Silver Lead Mining Company

 

1883

111a 1p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch B

Llewellyn & Magdelene Davis, blacksmith of Charlestown

Joshua Davis,son, of Charlestown

2/21/1791

96a 5p

10s

H2-290

H2-290

Joshua Davis, wheelwright

 

1799

100a

 

Tax return; Stone Dwelling house 24' x 18'; Log Kitchen 16' x 20'; Log Dwelling house 18' x 15'; Stone Barn 55' x 30'

Joshua David of Charlestown , wheelwright and Hannah his wife, Magdalena David of Charlestown, mother of the said Joshua

Jonathan Wells of Charlestown

4/6/1799

100a 156p (96a 5p + 4a 150p)

£1,562 10s

X2-301

Jonathan Wells

 

1802

 

 

died intestate

John, Jesse, Lydia, Sarah, Peter Wells, heirs of Jonathan Wells

Enoch Wells

2/8/1804

112.5a

£1,464 19s 6d

Z2-262

Z2-262

Benjamin Royers & David Buckwalter, administrators of the estate of Enoch Wells

John Chrisman

4/8/1822

113a 20p

$6,223

U3-384

John Chrisman of Schuylkill

John Welch of Philadelphia, machinist

9/8/1847

113a 20p

$1 and right to 1/5 of the stock of any extraction company

F5-270; mineral rights

Heirs of John Christman

 

1883

112a 20p

 

Breou’s Atlas

Branch C

Llewellyn & Magdelene Davis, blacksmith of Charlestown

John Williams, mason, of Charlestown

5/1/1794

100a

£93 15s

L2-136

L2-136

John Williams

 

1/13/1797 (administration)

 

 

died intestate

Joseph Williams, mason

 

1799

100a

 

Tax return; Log Dwelling house 18' x 28'; Log Barn 20' x 34'; Log Stable 20' x 25'

Rebecca Williams, eldest daughter of Joseph Williams, deceased

Cornelius Conard of Charlestown

4/1/1811

100a

$4,000

L3-113

 

 

 

 

 

 

Llewellyn Davis

Jesse Davis

4/1/1791 (will); 8/22/1794 (probate)

27a 62p + 9a 142p

 

died

Jesse Davis

John Davis

1799

4a 151p, part of 37a 44.5p

 

quoted in X2-303; see John Budd tract for continuation