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Table M- Philip Howell Patent

Abijah Stephens Farm

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

Philip Howell

7/16/1705

200a

 

Survey D65-145, 3/20/1704 (also shown in Survey D65-103, 3/2/1705); Patent A3-97

Philip Howell

Hugh William

9/20/1705

200a

 

 

Hugh William

Stephen Evans

2/6/1709

 

 

 

Stephen Evans Sr.

Stephen Evans Jr.

12/12/1722

200a

 

R-443

Stephen Evans Jr.

 

2/21/1754

 

 

Phila. Will #117

Execs. of Stephen Evans

William Godfrey

2/12/1770

200a

 

R-444

William Godfrey

Abijah Stephens

2/13/1770

200a

£850

R-447

Abijah Stephens

Devault Beaver

4/7/1796

51a 130p

£776

N2-115 Part within VFNHP.  West of Thomas Road

N2-155

Devault Beaver

 

1798

50a hill land

 

Glass tax

Abijah Stephens

 

1798

147a

 

Glass tax

Stephen Stephens

 

 

 

 

Glass tax, son, tenant

Edward Woodman

 

 

 

 

Glass tax, son-in-law, tenant

Abijah Stephens

Wife & children

12/4/1802

 

 

Estate #4974  Remainder of property (house)

will of Abijah Stephens

Stephen Stephens?

 

41a 43p

 

bequest

 

Edward & Sarah Woodman

 

15a

 

bequest

 

4 daughters: Rebecca, Elizabeth, Priscilla, Anna Stephens

 

11.5a

 

bequest; see table M.2 below

Devault Beaver

Samuel Beaver (son-in-law)

6/2/1835

52a

 

Estate #9608

Samuel & Elizabeth Beaver

Daniel H. Beaver

4/2/1841

51a 130p + 3a 123p + 5¼a (see Table P1.4 (South)

$6000

T4-461

Daniel Beaver

David Walker

3/24/1842

51a 130p

$6200

W4-38

Stephen Stephens

 

1845

 

 

died intestate; see table M.1 below for continuing deed history.

image not found

William & Abisha Woodman (Execs. of Sarah Woodman)

Stephen Phipps (in trust for Sarah P. Morgan)

3/23/1853

30a 73p

$3,350 18.75c

S5-135; Tredyffrin & Upper Merion

S5-135

Stephen Phipps

Richard Rue

1862

 

 

U6-23

Lewis Piersol

 

1883

33a 33p

 

Breou’s atlas

David Walker

 

2/2/1889

 

 

Estate #22473

Execs. of Daniel Walker

J. James Richards

10/9/1901

51a 130p

$5000

G12-438

J. James Richards

Hannah S. Walker

11/3/1902

51a 130p

$5000

E11-570

Hannah S. Walker

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

10/12/1903

3.304a

$660 80c

Q12-14

image Q12-14 nto found
extract from Mueller's 1912 atlas

Heirs of Hannah S. Walker

Elliot J. Thomas

12/26/1906

48a 81.36p

$5,600

E13-411; Orphans Court 8225 & 239

Elliot J. & Sue R. Thomas

William S. Garnett

6/9/1911

1.71a

$600

E14-182

Elliot J. & Sue R. Thomas

Adolf T. Kohn

9/25/1917

not quoted

$1

B15-199; part of E13-411

Adolf T. Kohn

John R. K. Scott

9/25/1917

not quoted

$1

M15-127

John & Nellie Scott

Sidney Holloway

5/10/1922

13.365a

$1

Z15-574

Siney & Marie Holloway

Irene Mather

4/17/1925

13.365a

$1

T16-591

John & Irene Mather

Clayton Hagy

11/24/1926

13.365a

$1

D17-471

Clayton & Ethel Hagy

Gordon Anderson & Margaret Turner

5/4/1927

13.365a

$1

M17-110

image Glendale not found
extract from 1933 atlas

Gordon Anderson

Ethel Royal Hassrick

11/30/1945

13.365a

$45,000

R22-73

Fidelity-Philadelphia trust and Kenneth Hasrick, executors of the will of Ethel Royal Evans

William & Diana Goff

6/6/1960

12.211a

$94,000

D32-371

William & Diana Goff

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

5/13/1963

9.663

$40,500

E35-136

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heirs of Hannah S. Walker

Comm. Of PA

8/4/1919

35.91a

 

Misc. 4-592

John R. K. & Nellie H. Scott

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

8/4/1923

35.91a

$10,000

I17-101

William S. & Margaret W. Garnett

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

11/13/1919

1.14a

$850

P15-86


Patent A3-97 Beginning at a corner post in the line of Letitia Penn’s manor, thence by same SSE 100 perches to a post, thence by James Abram ENE 320 perches to a stake, thence by vacant land NNW 100 perches to a stake, thence by Lewis Walker and John Roberts WSW 320 perches to the place of beginning.

N2-155 Messuage and tract in Tredyffrin.  Beginning at a stone, a corner in the county line, thence along said line by land of Richard Moore N62°E 81.3 perches to a stone at a turn in the road, S27¼°E 103.7 perches to a stone, thence by land of Benjamin Jones S63°W 81.3 perches to a stone, thence by said land and land of John Havard N27¼°W 101 perches to the place of beginning.


Table M.1  – Stephen Stephens tract

 

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Stephens

 

1845

 

 

died intestate; see above for earlier deed history.

Stephen Stephens & Cyrus Radcliff, administrators of the estate of Stephen Stephens senior

Joseph Walker

4/7/1846

41a 43p

$824 37½c

E5-130

Stephen & Hannah W. Stephens

Charles Wells

4/1/1857

92a

$12,500

E6-104; part of inheritence from Stephen Stephens, senior


Table M.2  – Elizabeth Reese, nee Stephens

 

From

To

Date

Area

Cost

Reference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 daughters: Rebecca, Elizabeth, Priscilla, Anna Stephens

 

11.5a

 

bequest; see table M.2 below


See Henry Lewis tract for the history of the 3 acre plot

Elizabeth Reese

Charles Radcliffe

3/30/1850

11.5a

$475 plus payment to other heirs

G6-468