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Joseph Williams tract; the Fox Inn

 

Note: in these deed histories distances are quoted in perches (p) of length 16.5 feet. Areas are quoted in acres (a) and square perches (p). There are 160 square perches to an acre. In a few cases roods (a quarter of an acre) are also used.


For the earlier deed history see Wood(east) tract and Berwyn (post 1796)

Fox Inn

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Williams

Henry Ruth

5/15/1784

50a

£300

Y-405; see deed plan.

Henry and Mary Ruth

Jacob Waters, blacksmith

1793

 

 

H2-392

Jacob and Ann Waters, innkeeper

Henry Zook, miller of Tredyffrin

1795

50a

£600

O2-201

Henry & Barbara Zook

John Llewellyn

4/10/1795

15a

£300

O2-212

Henry & Barbara Zook

David Llewellyn

1795

35a

£300

N2-376

John Llewellyn

Christian Houseman

1797

15a

 

T2-114

Christian and Elizabeth Houseman

William Neill, tobacconist

1802

15a

 

W2-19

William & Margaret Neill

William Torbet of Basttown, Innkeeper

1806

14a 60p

 

B3-140

William & Jane Torbet

John Smith, of Philadelphia, grocer

1808

2a

 

B3-455

John & Ann Smith

Mordecai Moore

1811

 

 

G3-26

Mordecai & Sarah Moore

Evan Roberts, of Newtown, cordwainer

1813

2a + 17a 115p to west

 

H3-250

Evan Roberts

William Thompson

1828

 

 

E4-467

William C. Thompson

Jesse Moore

1832

 

 

E4-468

Jesse and Catharine Ann Moore of Upper Providence

Henry Bell of Lower Merion

1833

 

 

G4-263

Henry Bell of Easttown

Madaline, his wife, and then Eliza, his daughter

1848

 

 

Died; Will Bk. 19-346.

Eliza Laws nee Bell

John Laws, her husband

1858

 

 

Died 1852; Will Bk. 21-116.

Sheriff (John Laws)

Richard Matthews

1859

~20a

$1300

I6-337

Richard Matthews

 

 

 

 

Died intestate

Martha Matthews, administrix of Richard Matthews

Joseph Williams

1865

20a

$3111

 

Joseph Williams

 

1883

Area not stated

 

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