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Table F - Thomas David Purchase

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.

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Penn

David Powell

1/28/1705-6

1000a

 

 

David Powell

Thomas David/Davy

4/2/1708

200a

£58

B-221

B-221

Thomas David

 

1715

 

 

Not in tax list

Thomas David

 

1718 - 1737

 

 

In Tredyffrin tax lists

Thomas David

Samuel Lilly, Fuller & Dyer

2/6/1739

½a

15s

O2-518 – 999 year lease

Thomas David

Methusaleh Davis, son

3/7/1741

200a

 

 

Penn

Methusalot Davis

4/12/1745

200a

 

Taylor Plan and subsequent survey document, Survey C39-126; Phila. Patent A11-400; confirmation

Methusaleh Davis

Wm. Coleman and James Pemberton

11/19/1748

200a

£140

G-335 Mortgage

Methusaleh Davis

Wm. Coleman and James Pemberton

4/16/1750

200a

£220

G-599 Mortgage

Thomas David

Methusaleh Davis

3/27/1741

200a

 

G2-387 Release; see description as deed B-221

Methusale Davis

 

1750

300a

 

Pennsylvania Gazette

Methusaleh & Elizabeth Davis

James Davis

11/27/1750

200a - ½a (St Peter’s land)

 

O-536

James Davis

Israel Davis, son

10/20/1757

133a

£150

O-337

O-337

James & Israel Davis

Jacob Davis

Bef 1759

50a

 

 

Jacob Davis

James & Israel Davis

12/7/1758

50a

 

M-77 Covenant

James Davis

William George

2/20/1761

352a

£150 per annum

M-161 Mortgage

Israel  & Hannah Davis

Amos Strettell

8/13/1764

133a

 

P-4 Mortgage. Paid off 8/2/1767; see deed plan

See Rees Rhythey table

 

 

 

 

 

Israel & Hannah Davis

David Jones

2/5/1767

9a 3r 30p (part of 133a)

£55

T-61, not fulling mill;

Israel Davis

 

1767

90a

 

Last entry in tax records

Israel Davis

John Cloyd

 

125a

 

Unrecorded; see table F.1

John Cloyd

 

1774

120a

 

First entry in tax records


B-221 Deed. On 2 Apr 1708 David Powell of the City of Philadelphia, yeoman, to Thomas David of Great Valley in the county of Chester. Whereas there is a parcel of land in the Welch Tract bounded by land of Henry Lawerence, William Cuarson & Phillip Howell, containing 200 acres, part of 1000 acres the present commissioners granted to David Powell by deed dated 28 Jan 1705. Now David Powell for £58 grants to Thomas David a tract containing 200 acres. Beginning at a post in a line of Henry Lawrence’s land thence East North East 250 perches to another stake set in the ground in the line of William Cuarton’s land thence North North West by a line of trees & vacant land 120 perches to a third stake set in the ground thence West South West by a line of marked trees and vacant land 150 perches thence West 108 perches to a post set in the ground thence South South East 150 perches by a line of marked trees dividing it from land belonging to Phillip Howell to the place of beginning. Signed David Powell. Delivered in the presence of Mathew Robinson, Sarah Robinson, John Thomas, David Loyd & Richard Heath. Recorded 31 May 1708.

Pennsylvania Gazette

To be sold by publick vendue, on the 3d of September next … a plantation, situate in the township of Tryduffryn, in the Great Valley, Chester county, 22 miles from the city of Philadelphia, and convenient to several merchant-mills, containing about 300 acres of very good land, 120 acres thereof clear’d, about 40 of which is good meadow, a great part thereof upland, well water’d, and good convenience of making more, the whole plantation having several streams and live springs of water in it, the corn-land fresh, the wood-land well timber’d, and good convenience of buring lime.  There is a good stone-house on the place, new stone barn, stable, cow-house, and spring-house, and a large thriving orchard.  Likewise to be sold at the same time and place, a large stock of horses, mares and colts, cows, steers, young cattle and sheep, implements of husbandry, and sundry sorts of household goods.

M-77 On 7 Dec 1758 Be it known unto all persons whom these presents may concern, that whereas my father James Davis & my brother Israel Davis both of Tredyffrin, yeomen, by deed granted unto me, Jacob Davis of Tredyffrin a tract of land in Tredyffrin bounded by land lately belonging to Joseph Bartholomew, dec., land of James & Israel Davis, the fulling mill dam, containing 50 acres excepting what is in the said deed of conveyance which is containing & inserted that the said James Davis & Israel Davis have a fulling mill & dam, to dam the water for the said mill. I, the said Jacob Davis, have agreed to abide with said exception with my said father, James Davis & brother Israel Davis.

O2-518 In consideration of 15 shillings said Thomas David does hereby grant, lease, let and to farm let unto Samuel Lilly his heirs and executors, Admins, and assigns all that piece or parcel of land in said Twp., Beginning at a black walnut tree standing at the east corner of the tail race of ye fulling mill belonging to the said Samuel Lilly to the line that divides between the land of said Thomas David and the land of the said Samuel Lilly lying southerly thereof along the said line about 20 perches to the place of beginning, where the said line crosseth the creek called the Valley creek, thence down the several courses of the said creek to the place of beginning.  Containing by estimation half an acre - for and during the term of 999 years.

G-335 Mortgage. On 19 Nov 1748 Methusaleh Davis of Tredyffrin, yeoman, to William Coleman & James Pemberton of the City of Philadelphia, merchants & executors of the will of Samuel Powell, Jr. Methusaleh Davis stands bound to William Coleman & James Pemberton for £280 on condition of payment of £140 plus interest to William Coleman & Fames Pemberton on or before 19 Nov 174 9. Methusaleh Davis for better securing said payment granted to William Coleman & James Pemberton a tract in Tredyffrin bounded by land late of Henry Lawrence, land late of William Cuarton & land of Phillip Howells, containing 200 acres, excepting 1 acre which Methusaleh Davis by deed dated 6 May 1745 granted to William Moore & others for the members if the St. Peters Church in Tredyffrin. Signed Methusalah Davis. Delivered in the presence of Joseph Galloway & Arthur Forster. Recorded 9 Dec 1748.

G-599 Paid off by James Davey 2/19/1755.

Mortgage. On 16 Apr 1750 Methusaleh Davis of Tredyffrin, yeoman, to William Coleman & James Pemberton of the City of Philadelphia, merchants & executors of the will of Samuel Powell, Jr., late of Philadelphia, merchant, dec. Methusaleh Davis stands bound to William Coleman & James Pemberton for £440 conditioned on payment of £220 on 16 Apr 1751, the same being monies & estate of the children of Samuel Powell, in the hands of the executors which they were directed by the Orphans Court 18 Nov 1747, to put out at interest. Methusaleh Davis to better secure said payment grants to William Coleman & James Pemberton a tract in Tredyffrin bounded by land late of Henry Lawrence, land late of William Cuarton & land of Phillip Howell, containing 200 acres. Signed Methusaleh Davis. Delivered in the presence of Paul Isaac & Peter Miller, Jr. Recorded 4 May 1750.

Beginning at a post in the line of late of Henry Lawrence, by same land and land late of William Cuarton ENE 250 perches to a post, thence by vacant land NNW 120 perches to a post, WSW 150 perches to a post, West 108 perches to a post in the line of Philip Howell’s land, thence by same SSE 160 perches to the place of beginning.

O-536 & See deed plan

Beginning at a post in a line of marked trees of Henry Lawrence’s land, thence ENE 250 perches to a post in William Cuarton’s land, thence NNW by a line of trees and vacant land 120 perches to a stake, then WSW by a line of trees and vacant land 150 perches to a post, then West 108 perches to a post, then SSE 160 perches by a line of marked trees dividing it from land of Philip Howell to the place of beginning.

Excepting ½acre leased by Thomas David to Samuel Lilly, dated 2/6/1739.  Recorded in O2-518.

P-4 Beginning at a heap of stones, a corner of land belonging to Joseph Bartholomew deceased, and a corner of Joseph Lewis’ land, thence by said Lewis’ land WNW (should this be NNW?) 158 perches to a corner, thence by said Lewis’ and David Davis’ land East 108 perches to a stake, thence NNE 41 perches to a stake, thence upon a direct course about SSE 145 perches to a stake in the line of another tract of James Davis, thence WSW 146 perches by said James Davis’ land, by some land called the Fulling Mill land, and on the line of Bartholomew to the beginning.

Table F.1 – Monday - Acker Property

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Israel Davis

John Cloyd

 

 

 

unrecorded

John Cloyd

 

1774

120a

 

First entry in tax returns

John Cloyd

 

10/8/1782 probate

 

 

Will dated 10/30/1781

Execs. of John Cloyd (Sarah & David Cloyd)

John Thomas

4/1/1783

125a

£1876

Z-346

John Thomas ux

David Cloyd

1784

125a

 

Mortgage B-198 Satisfied 1788

John Thomas ux

John Steinmentz

1785

135 & 62+

 

Mortgage C-112

Sheriff (estate of John Thomas)

John Steinmentz

5/1/1793

62+a

 

Sheriff’s Deed 1-82

John Steinmentz

John Munday

1/5/1798

125a

£1500

P2-609

P2-609

John Munday

 

1798

124a

 

Glass Tax

Sheriff, debt of John Munday

John Steinmentz

3/28/1801

 

£910

sale

Sheriff

John Steinmentz

5/22/1802

 

 

deed

John Steinmentz

John Steinmentz, John H. & Sarah Brinton, Elizabeth & Daniel Steinmentz

 

 

 

Will

John Steinmentz, John H. & Sarah Brinton, Elizabeth & Daniel Steinmentz

Abraham Phillips

4/10/1806

125a

$4333 33c

C3-562

C3-562

Cromwell Peirce (sheriff)

Abram Phillips

12/19/1811

5a 80p

 

Not recorded

Abraham Phillips

William Warner

4/1/1812

124½a & 5a 80p

$7,800

I3-177

William Warner

John Miller

4/1/1813

124½a & 5a 80p

$8,840

I3-179

John Showater

Conrad Acker

4/1/1820

6a 146p (part of 9a 3r 30p)

 

Y3(71) – 52 see table F

John Miller

Conrad Acker

4/1/1820

124.5a + 5a 80p

$13,750

S3-21

Peter Acker

 

1830

 

 

Road deed

Conrad Acker

 

1834

 

 

Road deed

Conrad Acker

Samuel Acker

1/11/1837 probate

 

 

Will dated 9/30/1833

Samuel Acker

Mary in lifetime, then son Jack Acker

2/2/1880

127+a

 

Will dated 12/17/1878

Mrs. S. Acker

 

1883

124a

 

Breou

Jack Acker ux

H. H. Gillyson?

9/7/1882

 

 

Misc. 19-249

H. H. Gillyson?

Jack Acker

3/19/1883

 

 

S9-100 (by direction of court of common pleas)

Zachariah Acker, executor of will of Mary Acker

Edward B. English

3/31/1893

131a 66p

 

B11-330

B11-330


Table F.2 Gronow – Andrews Property

 

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Davis

 

1767

400a

 

Tax return

John Penn

James Davis

5/26/1766

 

 

By decision of Board of Property portion of right of Francis Allison allocated to James Davis see Y2-253.

James & Elizabeth Davis

Lewis Gronow

2/28/1770

110a (part of 200a)

£650

T-136

T-136

James & Elizabeth Davis

Lewis Gronow

1770

60a

 

T-137; see table J.3

T-137

Lewis Gronow

Mary Robinson (nee Bull), Isabella Peirce (nee Bull) nieces

11/3/1782

 

 

Will

Sheriff (Ezekial Leonard). Estate of Lewis Gronow

Thomas Bull

6/17/1789

110a+ 60a

 

Sheriff’s Deed 1-47; messuage

Sarah Bull, head of household

 

1790

 

 

Census: 3 females, 1 male 0 - 16

Thomas & Ann Bull of East Nantmeal

Jacob Kurtz

5/7/1791

110a + 60a

£1000

F2-267; messuage

F2-267a
F2-267b

Jacob Kurtz

 

1798

169a

 

Glass tax: stone house 33’ x 24’

Sarah Bull

 

1798

33a

 

Glass tax; tenant Benjamin Wrap; Owners Mary & Isabella Bull

Jacob & Barbara Kurtz

Abraham Kurtz

11/19/1801

3 tracts; 85½a (Tred.) + 5a 15p + 6a (both Charlestown)

£1283

T2-681; see deed plan

Abraham & Elizabeth Kurtz

Samuel King

4/1/1803

2 tracts; 85½a + 6a

 

Y2-62

John, David & Elizabeth Maxwell

Samuel King

4/12/1806

10a + 10a

 

G3-28

Jacob & Barbara Kurtz

Samuel King

2/23/1807

14a 6p

 

G3-27

Jacob Kurtz

John Bowen

4/13/1808

125a 113p & 2nd tract (Charlestown)

£3032 16s

C3-131 part of F2-267. Included messuage

C3-131

Samuel & Catherine King

Jacob Longacre

4/2/1812

5 tracts: 85.5a, 6a, 10a, 10a, 14a 6p

$9600

I3-150; deed plans described but not drawn


American Republican 1816-12-31
See Newspaper clipping in Document database for commentary

Sheriff, Cromwell Peirce, debt of John Bowen

Samuel Davis

1817

 

 

Sheriff’s deed 2-82

Samuel & Elizabeth Davis

James Sloan

4/16/1817

21a 126p

$2,587 87c

O3-183

O3-183

Cromwell Peirce (sheriff) – goods of John Havard Davis & William Davis??

Samuel Davis

2/10/1817

100a

 

R3-490; deed poll.  Mentions H2-357 lease.  Woodland but all seems to be in Charlestown

In 1818 and 1819 Samuel Davis placed 5 advertisements (see example below) in the newspapers for the property, but failed to sell it.

doc 218 image not found
Village Record 2-4-1818 (not 1827)
See Newspaper clipping in Document database for commentary

Samuel Davis of Willistown

 

1819 (will July 7th; probate August 16th)

 

 

died

Execs. of Samuel Davis (John G. Bull & Joshua Evans)

Benjamin Jones

4/7/1820

104a 106p

$9000

S3-72; re Samuel Davis will 7/7/1819 - sell plantation in Tredyffrin where Seneca Radcliff now lives.

S3-72


from the American Republican 
November 10, 1829
PUBLIC SALE
Will be offered at public sale, on fourth day the 9th of December next, a VALUABLE PLANTATION and tract of land, situate in the Great Valley, Tredyffrin township, Chester co., containing 104 1-2 acres of the best quality of limestone land; adjoining the lands of Peter Acker, Conrad Acker and others. There is a good apple orchard on the premises, and a sufficient quantity of woodland and meadow watered by Indian Run; the remainder is divided into convenient fields. The land is well adapted to the raising of every kind of grain - the whole of it having a southern exposure. The buildings are two two story houses - the mansion large and commodious; a large barn, granary, milk house, wagon house and hay house, all substantially built of stone - and a frame smithshop. On the property is a lime kiln , and an inexhaustible quarry of lime stone. The property is in a good neighborhood, convenient to mills and places of worship, and within two miles of the Lancaster turnpike. Any person wishing to view the property will apply to the subscriber living thereon.
BENJAMIN JONES

Benjamin & Ann Jones

Henry Detwiler

4/2/1830

104a 16p

$7,038 55c

C4-426

Henry Detwiler

 

1834

 

 

Road deed


American Republican 1848-10-10

Henry & Catharine Detwiler

Tredyffrin School district

10/5/1863

71.5p

$75

W6-201; Salem school tract

Henry & Catherine Detwiler

David Detwiler

4/9/1870

118a 123p

$11,000

X7-216

David Detwiler

 

1883

104a

 

Breou

George Jacobs

 

1883

107a 23a

 

Breou

David Detwiler

 

1912

107a 25p

 

Atlas

T2-681 JACOB KURTZ & BARBARA, in to ABRAHAM KURTZ, dated 3-5-1801, recorded 11-19-1801 in T.2-43-681 for 3 tracts in Tredyffrin,-Tract #1. BEGINNING at a post near a hickory tree in line of John Maxwell, thence by same S27½°E 13.7 perches, S61¾°W 16.3 perches, a S28½°E 10 perches to Spanish oak, thence by other part of said tract S70°W 26 perches to post, and S28½°W 90½ perches to stake in line of John Bull; thence by same S62½°W 113 perches to stone; thence by John Showalter’s land N28½°W 98 perches to a post, and N42°E 6.9 perches to a walnut tree, N63½°E 23½ perches, N14¾°W 29 perches to middle of creek, and down the same N72½°E 26 perches to a beech; N57°E 5.4 perches to an ash; S70°E 17.9 perches to an ash, N15¾°E 14 perches to a poplar, S86¼°E 15.8 perches to a poplar, N62¾°E 55 perches  to the place of beginning.  Containing 85½ Acres, being part of premises last conveyed.

#2 Beginning at a post in a public road, and by land of Peter Grove, N50°W 47 perches to a heap of stones, and by land of Elijah Funk N32¾°E 17 perches to a marked Spanish oak, thence by other part of said tract S15°E 48.6 perches to a post in the aforesaid road, and along the same S37¾°W 17 perches to the place of beginning. 5a 15p

#3 Beginning at a stone in a public road and by the land of Philip Clare, N57°E 15 perches to a stone, and by other part of said tract, S26°E 68 perches to a post, and by land of John Maxwell S37°W 15 perches to a stone, and N26°W 63 perches to the place of beginning. 6a

Also privilege to use water of the Valley creek conveyed from the line of John Monday through other land of Jacob Kurtz five days in every week (he helping clean the water course, repair the dam for the same whenever necessary to the full amount of one-half the expense thereof) commencing Saturday morning, and also privilege to pass and repass along the present road near the house of said Jacob Kurtz with cart or wagon he being at one-half expense in keeping same in repair; also the right of said Jacob to take & convey the water from line of Joseph Showalter, through the land of John Munday, through the land of said Jacob at his own expense 5 days in every week hereafter (saving and reserving out of this grant unto the said Jacob Kurtz, his heirs and assigns forever, the privilege to pass and repass along present road on hereby granted premises with carts and wagons, and also privilege to pass through hereby granted premises north of the barn to the meadow of said Jacob to haul hay therefrom forever, he being at one-half expense in keeping said road in repair.


Table F.2.1 Salem ME Church tract

 

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Sloan et al

Daniel & John McCurdy, Joseph Criley, Samuel Levis, William Few, James Hixon, William Umpleby, trustees

7/5/1832

88p, (see deed O3-183)

$1

S4-193

Henry & Catharine Detwiler

Daniel & John McCurdy, John Sloan, Joseph & Charles Batt, Edward Schofield, Preston Ayras, James Brook, & John Dean, trustees of Salem ME Church

3/21/1851

46.1p, part of 104a 16p (see deed C4-426)

$28 80c

I6-366

David & Annie Detwiler

Salem ME Church

6/7/1888

1.275a

$100

K10-527

Salem Church

 

Table F.3 St. Peter’s Church

 

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Methusalot Davis

William Moore et al

5/6/1745

1a

 

F-558

William Moore et al

Trust of St. Peter’s Church

5/10/1745

1a

 

F-589

 

F-558 Deed. On 6 May 1745 Methusalot Davis of Trydriffrin, yeoman, to William Moore of Charlestown, Esq., Thomas James of Trydriffrin, yeoman, Morris Griffith of Willistown, yeoman, & Richard Richardson & John Cuthbert of Whiteland, yeomen. Methusalot Davis for 5 shillings grant to William Moore, Thomas James, Morris Griffith, Richard Richardson & John Cuthbert a tract in Trydriffrin bounded by a road called Rees Pritchard's Road & land of the Methusalot Davis. Description: beginning at a small black oak by the side of a road called Rees Pritchard’s Road thence south 88 degrees east by the land of the said Methussaleh Davis 8 perches to a stone, thence north 24 degrees west by the same land 20 perches to a post, thence north 88 degrees west by the same land 8 perches to a stone, thence south 24 degrees east by the said road 20 perches to the place of beginning containing one acre or thereabouts being part of 200 acres which John Penn, Thomas Penn & Richard Penn by their commissioner George Thomas, Esq., by deed dated 12 Apr last past, recorded in Philadelphia, Book A, Vol 11, Page 400, granted to Methusalot Davis. Signed Methusalot Davis. Delivered in the presence of William Hartley, George Aston & George Jarrnan. Recorded 24 June 1745.

F-589 Declaration of Intent. On 10 May 1745 William Moore, Esq., Thomas James, Morris Griffith, Richard Richardson & John Cuthbert all of Chester County, yeomen send greetings whereas Methusalot Davis by deed dated 6 May 1745 granted to William Moore, Thomas James, Morris Griffith, Richard Richardson & John Cuthbert a piece of land in Trydriffrin bounded by the road called Rees Pritchard's Road & land of Methusalot Davis containing 1 acre to be held in trust of the members of Saint Peter's Church for a church & burying ground. Signed William Moore, Thomas James, Morris Griffith, Richard Richardson & John Cuthbert. Delivered in the presence of William Harkey, George Aston & George James. Recorded 13 Sep 1745.

Table F.4 – St Peter’s Mill

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Samuel Lilly

1739

 

 

Fulling Mill, quoted in O2-518 (lease of ½ acre) – see Table F; no sign of sale or purchase deeds

Samuel Lilly

 

?

100a

 

Quit rent records

Samuel Lilly

 

1739

 

 

County tax

Samuel Lilly

 

1740

 

 

County tax; next tax list 1747

Samuel Lilly

James Rowland

 

 

 

No Lilly – Rowland deed found

James Rowland

 

1742/3

 

 

dies

 

John Rowland

1744

 

 

John Rowland wins court case and James Rowland’s will is declared null and void.  John inherits James’ land including fulling mill

John Rowland sr.

Letitia Rowland

4/4/1745

 

 

Will.  I bequeth to my wife Letitia the property of 100a with fulling mill purchased from Samuel Lilly.  Probate 4/30/1746

Letitia, John & William Rowland

Thomas James

9/1/1749

100a & fulling mill

£100

G-492; Mortgage.  See deed plan, bounded by land of James Rowland, Thomas David, Thomas Martin & Stephen David. Lettica Rowland, John Rowland & William Rowland to pay £100 plus interest in yearly payments to Thomas James, to be paid in full on or before 1 June 1752. Signed Lettica Rowland, John Rowland & William Rowland. Delivered in the presence of Ellis Davis, James Owens & John Evans. Recorded 12 Oct 1749.

Letitia & John Rowland

Thomas James of Tredyffrin

10/15/1750

100a & fulling mill

£150

H-80; Mortgage.  Bounded by land of James Rowland, Thomas David, Thomas Martin & Stephen David, containing 100 acres. Lettice & John Rowland to pay £150 plus interest to Thomas James in full on 1 June 1752. Signed Lettice Rowland & John Rowland. Delivered in the presence of Isaac Davis, Ann Owen & Lewis James. Recorded 6 Mar 1750/1.

Lewis James, attorney for Morris Bowen

Thomas Hobbert, Thomas Martin & Thomas Lloyd

6/26/(1750?)
Recorded 6/23/1751

 

 

H-167; discharge of real estate of James Rowland??

Letitia Rowland

 

 

 

 

Not in tax record.  No probate or administration.

John Rowland

 

1753

 

 

Miller (county tax)

James & Israel Davis

 

1758

 

 

Fulling mill, covenant M-77 by Jacob Davis

James & Israel Davis

 

?

100a

 

Quit rent records

Israel Davis

 

1760

 

 

Tax.  Israel Davis fulling mill (& 125a); James Davis sr. 100a; James Davis jr. 350a

James and Isaac Davis

 

December 11, 1760 

 

 

Pennsylvania Gazette: James and Isaac Davis asking for someone to lease their fulling mill, 30 acres of cleared land and 3 acres of meadow, dwelling house, barn & orchard for a term of 3 years. James & Israel? Davis are living in Tredyffrin, near the Valley church.

James Davis

 

1762

 

 

Tax; also entry for Jacob Davis

James Davis, taylor

 

1765

 

 

Tax, 100a & 50a with Fulling mill; Jacob Davis 35a, James Davis 350a, Israel Davis 90a

James Davis

 

1767

 

 

150a & Fulling mill; tax; Israel Davis 90a, James Davis 300a

James & Elizabeth Davis & Israel (son) & Hannah Davis

David Jones

2/5/1767

 

 

Quoted in A2-280

Israel & Hannah Davis

David Jones

2/5/1767

9a 3r 30p (part of 133a, O-337 table F)

£55

T-61, not fulling mill; see deed plan; also see table F

Conrad Bradsman

David Jones

3/12/1767

109a 3r 30p?

 

Quoted in A2-280.  No purchase or sale deeds for Bradsman / Bratsman found.

Conrad Bratsman

 

1767

50a

 

tax

David  & Lucy Jones

John Showater

4/3/1770

109a 3r 30p

£790

A2-280; Jones, Fuller; Fulling mill

A2.280

John Shoewalder

 

6/21/1770

 

 

Advertisement in the Pennsylvania Gazette: A fulling mill to let situated on the road leading to the Yellow Springs, about 8 miles from the Swedes Ford, and 4 miles from the White Horse.

John Showater

 

1778

109a

 

Tax, mill

John Showater

 

1779

100a

 

Tax, mill

John Showater

 

1781

109a

 

Tax, grist mill

John Showater jr.

 

1783

25a

 

Tax, grist mill

John Showater sr.

 

1783

84a

 

Tax

John & Esther Showalter

Jacob Gerber

3/18/1785

28a 19p

£1000

Z-90; Messuage, Water, corn or grist mill; see John Griffith tract for remainder of John Showalter’s tract

Jacob Carver

 

1785

28a

 

Tax; grist mill

Jacob Carver

 

1786

28a

 

Tax; grist mill

Jacob & Mary Gerber

Jacob Kurtz

11/22/1791

28a 19p

£1000

G2-263

Jacob & Barbara Kurtz

John Francis

1/15/1793

28a 19p

£1000

D3-152; mentions buildings but not messuage

John Francis

 

1794

 

 

Mill on road plan

John Francis

 

1795

20a assessed

 

Tax.  Buildings, Grist Mill, Distillery, house; tenant Ephraim Buffington

 

John Francis aka Jonah Frances

1798

27a

 

Glass Tax; occupied by William Jones.  Log house 18’ x 15’, stone grist mill 25’ x 20’; stone stable 20’ x 15’;

See article by Roger Thorne on the Church Road Cabin

John Showalter

 

1798

81a (109 – 28)

 

Glass tax; Log cabin 30’ x 25’, log barn 53’ x30’, log stable 24’ x 16’, stone spring house 12’ x 8’

John Showalter

To son David plantation where I now live, estate to be divided among all children

2/19/1803 (will); 2/15/1806 (probate)

 

 

died; see John Griffith tract for continuation of David Showalter tract

John Showater

Conrad Acker

4/1/1820

6a 146p (part of 9a 3r 30p)

 

Y3 (71) – 152.  See table F.3 (north)

John Francis of Charlestown

 

1809

 

 

Died.

Henry Jenkins (executor for John Francis)

William Reed, miller

4/11/1810

 

£1000 1s

D3-412.  Messuage, grist mill.  Sold by public sale in 1809

William & Phebe Reed

Michael Gunkle

9/6/1810

27a 114p

£1150

E3-239; Messuage, Grist Mill & Plantation. Reed miller

Michael & Catherine Gunkle

John G. Bull & Abram Phillips

4/9/1816

 

$6000

Q3-241; Gunkle miller.  Messuage, plantation & grist mill

Abram  & Anne Phillips

John G. Bull

3/3/1824

½ moeity

 

X3-480

John G. Bull

William French

4/5/1827

27a 114p

 

B4-444

Conrad Acker

John G. Bull

4/9/1827

0.5 a

 

B4-446; release of mill pond

 

William French

1830

 

 

Road deed

William & Charlotte French

David Christman

3/29/1834

27a 114p & ½a

$5000

I4-245; Messuage, Grist Mill, Saw Mill & other buildings

 

David Chrisman

1847

 

 

Sawmill.  Chester County Atlas

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David & Mary Ann Chrisman

George Pechin

3/31/1853

27a 114p + 0.5a

$6,900

T5-190

Jacob Heffelfinger, sheriff (writ of Samuel Acker against George Pechin)

Henry Detwiler

3/5/1860

27a 114p + 0.5a

$3,850

R6-297

Henry & Catherine Detwiler

George Fetters

4/4/1868

27a 114p + 0.5a

$5,700

P7-343; Grist & sawmill

 

George Fetters

1873

27a

 

Grist & Sawmill; Witmer’s Atlas

 

George Fetters

1883

27a

 

Grist & Sawmill; Breou’s Atlas

George Fetters

9/5/1891

27a

 

died testate

 

George Fetters’ estate

1897

27a 2r 34p

 

Atlas

Samuel Fetters, executor of the will of George Fetters

William H. and Della Smith

10/5/1911

27 acres 114 perches + 0.5 acres

$1,000

B14-197; Messuage, Grist Mill and Saw Mill

 

Mrs. H. Smith

1912

27a 2r 34p

 

Franklin Atlas

William H. and Della Smith

Hugh Conroy

11/1/1920

27a 2r 34p

$1

W15-77 , Messuage, Grist Mill and Saw Mill (27.1 + 0.5 acres, deed )

Hugh & Mary Conroy

Aaron R. Coleman

2/26/1921

27 acres 114 perches + 0.5 acres,

$2,000

W15-575 , Messuage, Grist Mill and Saw Mill

Aaron R. Coleman

Janet M. Brook

10/26/1923

 

$2,000

K16-26

Fred V. and Janet M. Brook

William Morris and Elizabeth D. Griscom

2/6/1925

27.1 + 0.5 acres

$1

S16-211

William M. and Elizabeth Griscom

Andrew H. Kaye

11/7/1927

27.1 + ? acres

$1

N17-221 including Messuage, Grist Mill and Saw Mill

Andrew H. Kaye

Philadelphia Mainline Airport

12/28/1928

57.288 acres + 8 acres 96 perches + 27.1 acres + 0.5 acres (mill pond),

 

Y17-23 (H18-11 corrected company name)

C. Wilfred and Elizabeth Cox Holland

Philadelphia Main Line Airport

1/30/1929

34a 7p + 10a

$1

Y17-101; Tredyffrin; ; see John Griffith Patent for earlier history

.

William B. & Mary Y. Devaney

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

2/27/1929

142.415a

 

quoted in H18-10

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

Philadelphia Main Line Airport

4/12/1929

142.415a

$1

H18-10; East Whiteland

Philadelphia Main Line Airport

E. Burke Wilford

1/31/1930

57.288 acres + 8 acres 96 perches + 27.1 acres + 0.5 acres (mill pond) + 34 acres 7 perches + 10a

$1

P17-540

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

2/7/1931

57.288 acres + 8 acres 96 perches + 27.1 acres + 0.5 acres (mill pond) + 34 acres 7 perches + ?

$50,000 mortgage from the Philadelphia Main Line Airport

E18-306; added mortgage

 

E. Burke Wilford

1933

138a

 

Chester County Atlas

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

Kenneth and Elizabeth Sowden

12/6/1943

8.537 a

$2,500

Q21-5

Kenneth and Elizabeth Sowden

George and Jean DeAddio

9/2/1948

8.537a

$3,700

X23-236

 

George DeAddio

1950

8.537a

 

Cabin property east of Church Road.  Main line Atlas

Beverly, George, and Jean DeAddio

John G. Shea

6/2/1986

101,581 ft2

 

307-367

John G. Shea

Irrevocable trust of John G. Shea

12/15/1988

101,581 ft2

 

413-452

John G. Shea

Susan Tall

2/14/2008

101,581 ft2

 

7366-514

Susan Tall

Dean Mancinelli and Christina Yarold

8/3/2017

101,581 ft2

 

9590-521

Table F.4.1

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

7/3/1946

41.724a

$26,000

R22-283

 

Benjamin A. Dickson

1950

41.724a

 

Mill property west of Church Road.  Main line Atlas

Bethlehem Limestone Company

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

5/15/1953

0.29a

$1

R23-575; see table F.4.2 for earlier history

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

Homer & Alice Uhler

10/19/1955

4.104a

$5848 20c

O27-56

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

Henry R. & Margaret T. Darling

8/1/1957

5.081a

$27,250

M29-605

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

Robert D. Narrigan

10/3/1957

3.5a + 2.678a

$9,000

Q29-286

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

William G. & Margaret M. Borlase

2/2/1959

2.572a

$3,000

W30-249

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

Robert R. Savarese

7/20/1959

1000,000 ft2

$4.025

K31-14

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

Robert Bruce Balbirnie

9/11/1962

3.292a + 2.562a + 3.373a + 2.691a + 2.793a + 6.847a

$28,500

O34-282

Table F.4.2

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

John J. & Marguerita Baranzano

9/30/1941

20a

$1

X20-94; from E18-306 above

John J. & Marguerita Baranzano

Joseph & Antonietta Baranzano

3/3/1942

20a

$1

B21-178

Joseph & Antonietta Baranzano

John J. & Marguerita Baranzano

6/24/1945

20a

$1

C22-64

John J. & Marguerita Baranzano

Ida M. McCoy

4/9/1947

20a

$20,000

Y22-161

Ida M. McCoy

Edward J. Kenney

4/15/1947

20a

$1

Z22-169

Edward J. Kenney

Bethlehem-Cuba Iron Mines Co.

1/30/1950

20a

$1

F24-334

George P. & Virginia B. Orr

John C. Boyle

4/24/1947

50a (Y17-178) + 3.08a (Q19-181) + 2.828a (E21-264) + 20a (R21-252)

$1

U22-178

John C. Boyle

Edward J. Kenney

4/27/1947

50a + 3.08a + 2.828a

$1

G22-355

E. Burke & Catharine Wilford

Ida M. McCoy

4/9/1947

? - 8a - 2a; + 57.288a + 8a 96p + 27.1a + 0.5a (mill pond) + 34a 7p + 10a - 2a - 4a - 8.537a - 20a - 41.724a

$37,000

H22-224; see John Griffith Branch B and John Griffith AD.1 Branch B

Ida M. McCoy

Edward J. Kenney

4/15/1947

? - 8a - 2a; + 57.288a + 8a 96p + 27.1a + 0.5a (mill pond) + 34a 7p + 10a - 2a - 4a - 8.537a - 20a - 41.724a

$1

H22-284

Edward J. Kenney

Bethlehem-Cuba Iron Mines Co.

1/30/1950

? - 8a - 2a; + 57.288a + 8a 96p + 27.1a + 0.5a (mill pond) + 34a 7p + 10a - 2a - 4a - 8.537a - 20a - 41.724a

$1

X22-302

Edward J.. Kenney

Bethlehem-Cuba Iron Mines Co.

1/30/1950

50a + 3.08a + 2.828a

$1

X22-309

Bethlehem-Cuba Iron Mines Co.

Monroe Coal Mining Co.

9/20/1950

Not defined

$10

X22-428

Bethlehem Limestone Company

Benjamin A. & Eleanor S. Dickson

5/15/1953

0.29a

$1

R23-575; see table F.4.1

Table F.4.3 - Tredyffrin

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph E. Hickman

Marple Corson

4/1/1862

80a (East Whiteland) + 10a (Tredyffrin) + 4a 115p (Charlestown)

$10,800

T6-48

Vincent G. Flynn, administrator of the estate of Marple Corson

Joseph A. Malin

3/30/1881

80a (East Whiteland) + 10a (Tredyffrin) + 25a 114p (East Whiteland)

$14,779 64c

K9-543

Catharine J. & Joseph Malin, administrators of the estate of Joseph A. Malin

Robert W. Pechin

1/26/1893

80a (East Whiteland) + 10a (Tredyffrin) + 25a 114p (East Whiteland)

$13,092 21c

B11-194

Robert W. Pechin

 

4/9/1901

 

 

Died

Henry L. Evans and William H. Walker, executors of the will of Robert W. Pechin

Robert Hughes

4/1/1905

80a (East Whiteland) + 10a (Tredyffrin) + 25a 114p (East Whiteland)

$7,500

V12-391

Lewis W. and Ida May O'Donnell, executors of the will of Mansfield O'Donnell

C. Wilfred Holland

3/26/1906

34a 7p

$5,310

E13-64

Robert and Naomi Chris Hughes

C. Wilfred Holland

3/29/1909

10a

$1,200

Q13-328

C. Wilfred and Elizabeth Cox Holland

Marshall J. Reynolds

12/10/1925

34a 7p + 10a

 

V16-517