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Title Property Record of 32 Forest Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.726
Scope & Content Property Record of 32 Forest Avenue

- Lot 877 -

1883 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Henry Smith, Shannondale, PA/ 99 years from 16 August 1883/ Term rent $150.00
1887 Note: The August 1, 1887 Chautauqua Assembly Herald had a New Cottages column that included one built by Henry Smith since the close of the 1886 Season on this Lot 877 at 32 Forest Avenue/ (Now Forest Lane)
1887 Assignment: Lease assigned to Caroline McFarland, West Millville, PA
1903 Estate: Caroline McFarland died testate/ When the two Executrixes named in the Will failed to act, the Register of Wills for Jefferson County Pennsylvania appointed Mr. S.A. Craig Administrator with the Will Annexed
1904 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Maria O'Neal, St. Louis, MO
1911 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Elsie D. Wilcox, Danville, VA
1913 Chautauqua Institution lease: Frank Pitkin Lane, Northampton, MA
1942 Estate: Frank Pitkin Lane died June 18, 1942/ Robert B. Lane, Administrator/ The Lane Estate paid the 20% assessment to the Institution required to get a deed to replace the lease held by the deceased/ The Administrator had it drawn to the purchasers of the cottage, Mr. and Mrs. Pickens
1951 Chautauqua Institution deed: Richard W. & Betty W. Pickens (H&W), Richmond, VA/ In lieu of the 1913 lease to Frank Pitkin Lane/ 902/39
1958 Richard C. & Barbara W. Moore (H&W), Englewood, NJ/ 1112/27
1964 Richard C. Moore, Tenafly, NJ/ 1239/558\
1976 Paul & Ruth Timmermann (H&W), DeWitt, NY/ 1641/53
1982 William J. Scribner and Marsha J. Heller, Leonia, NJ/ As Joint Tenants with Rights of Survivorship/ 1955/242
1982 Chautauqua Institution deed: Same two persons from Leonia, NJ/ Adding a triangular piece of ground in back of the cottage and providing an outlet to Wythe Avenue/ 1955/247

*1989 Addendum: The Chautauquan Daily of July 2, 1915 had an article on page 2, Physical Improvements This Year, included a few new cottages completed this spring/ "Mr. F.P. Lane, Florence, MA, instructor in the Arts and Crafts Department of the Summer Schools, has built an attractive bungalow on Forest Avenue, near Higgins Hall."
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Pickens, Betty Ann Woodworth
Pickens, Richard W.
Smith, Henry
McFarland, Caroline
Craig, S.A.
O'Neal, Maria
Wilcox, Elsie D.
Lane, Frank Pitkin
Lane, Robert B.
Moore, Richard C.
Moore, Barbara W.
Timmermann, Paul
Timmermann, Ruth
Scribner, William J.
Heller, Marsh J.
Real Estate
Object Name Property reference file
Classification Real Estate
Lexicon category 10: Unclassifiable Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Need to Classify
Catalog type Archive
Dates of Accumulation 2007