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Executor's Sale, Farm, 30 acres, limestone land, copper vein

10.05.1852 Village Record
PURSUANT to the last will and testament of Sarah Woodman,
late of Tedyffrin [sic] [Tredyffrin] township, Chester
county, dec'd, will be sold at public sale on THURSDAY,
the 28th day of October, 1852, a valuable small
FARM OF THIRTY ACRES, situated partly in Tredyffrin
township, Chester county, and Upper Merion
township, Montgomery county. The land is limestone
of the very best quality of Great Valley land, well
fenced with chestnut rails, in a good state of cultivation.
Trout Creek passes through the land, on which
is about five acres of natural meadow.
The improvements consist of a stone
DWELLING, two stories high, with
3 rooms on a floor, with a garret above
and an excellent dry, cool cellar under
the whole, a well of fine water
near the door,a good stone barn with sufficient stabling,
a corn crib and granary nearly new. There is
also an orchard and good garden. With the exception
of the meadow, every foot of the land is well fitted
for the production of all kinds of garden vegetables,
for which there is a good and constantly increasing
market at Port Kennedy, half a mile distant, on
the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and river
Schuylkill. A vein of copper ore runs through the
premises. The neighborhood is excellent, with various
places of worship, schools and mills; quite convenient
distance from Philadelphia, [18 miles] and 5
from Norristown. Persons wishing to view the property
will please call on Wm. F. Woodman, on the
place, or on A.T. Woodman, Norristown. Sale to
commence at 1 o'clock, P.M., on said day, on the
premises, when attendance will be given and terms
made known by WM. T. WOODMAN,
JAMES BUCK, Auct'r (?) [maybe Auctioneer]
Oct. 5, 1852 3t

See the Abijah Stephens Farm for the deed history of this tract.

Found by Herb Fry. Digitized by Heidi Sproat 6/2/2022.

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