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Title Property Record of 12 Simpson Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.409
Scope & Content Property Record of 12 Simpson Avenue

- Lot 114 -

1875 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Hiram A. Pratt, Mayville, NY/ 99 years from 15 July 1872/ Term rent $125.00
1875 Assigned: Charles H. Salisbury/ Note: Lot 114 was intended to be 40' wide but was cut to 30' by assigning its Northerly 10' from front to rear to become part of the Southerly half of what is now Miller Ave.
1880 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Benjamin F. Biggs, Lafayette, Indiana/ 157/86
18?? Estate: Benjamin F. Biggs died/ Only heir, Eleanor S. Timberlake
1890 Chautauqua Assembly lease: C.A. Ahlstrom, Jamestown, NY
Assigned: James Newhouse, Open Meadows, NY
1891 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. M. Adeline McIntosh, Fort Ann, NY/ Note: Promisory note dated November 3, 1891 between Mrs. McIntosh and Mr. Newhouse...consideration $3200..."Said first party (Mrs. McIntosh) agrees to keep the Cottage on said lot insured in the sum of $2000. Loss, if any, payable to said second party as his interest may appear."
1892 "The conditions...not having been complied with by the first party...the second party claims ownership of said Lot by virtue of this instrument..."
1892 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Louis P.A. Eberhardt, Buffalo, NY
1893 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Emily F. Eberhardt, Buffalo, NY
1897 Assigned: Miss Kate Eberhardt
1900 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Kate Eberhardt, Kenmore, NY
1922 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Jennie M. Madole
1926 Estate: Jennie M. Madole died testate/ Hubert E.V. Porter, Executor/ Cottage willed to daughter, Grace Estelle Porter, Jamestown, NY
1927 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Grace Estelle Porter
1942 Chautauqua Institution deed: Grace Estelle Porter/ In lieu of the 1927 lease to her/ 653/250
1945 Miss Frances W. Paige, Russell, PA/ 698/393
1956 Estate: Frances W. Paige died intestate/ Sole heir at law, C.H. Vermilye, Russell, PA
1956 Mary Jordon (Mrs. Kenneth) Baker, Chevey Chase, Maryland/ 1052/590
1975 Robert S. & Joyce A. Stokes (H&W), Ashland, Ohio/ 1582/39
1986 David J. Moskowitz and Jan S. Moskowitz, as Trustees per the agreement between the Trustees and I. Ronald Moskowitz of Chesterland, Ohio/ 2112/94
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Pratt, Hiram A.
Newhouse, James
Madole, Jennie M.
Porter, H.E.V.
Porter, Grace Estelle
Salisbury, Charles H.
Biggs, Benjamin F.
Timberlake, Eleanor S.
Ahlstrom, C.A.
McIntosh, M. Adeline
Eberhardt, Louis P.A.
Eberhardt, Emily F.
Eberhardt, Kate
Paige, Frances W.
Vermilye, C.H.
Baker, Mary Jordan
Stokes, Robert S.
Stokes, Joyce A.
Moskowitz, David J.
Moskowitz, Jan S.
Moskowitz, I. Ronald
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
Cottage Nickname The Bat Cottage
Cottage Build Date c. 1891