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Title Property Record of 20 South Lake Drive
Catalog Number 2007.09.146
Scope & Content Property Record of 20 South Lake Drive

1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: John R. Packard, Greenville, PA/ 99 years from 13 August 1873/ Term rent $100.00/ 157/10/ (Lots 96 & 101) Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly revised several areas, in this case Lots 98 to 101 on South Ave. were too steep. The 1877 map reflects their elimination and reuse of Lot 98 next to Lot 96 - See older maps in 22 S. Lake Dr.

- Lots 96 & 98 -

1877 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: John R. Packard, Greenville, PA/ 157/65
1877 Assigned Lot 96 to Charles L. Jeffords and Lot 98 to D.L. Waggoner, Ellington, NY

- Lot 96 only -

1878 Letter to The Assembly from Benjamin Perham, a prospective lessee, "I do not wish to build on the Lot if I have no title to it." His objection to the lease offered must have been overcome.
1879 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Benjamin & Henrietta F. Perham (H&W), Fredonia, NY
1881 Assigned: Mrs. H.F. Perham
1882 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. H.F. Perham, Dayton, NY
1884 Chautauqua Assembly lease: F.H. Colman and G.P. Saunders, Dunkirk, NY
1886 Assigned: Henrietta F. Perham, Dayton, NY
1887 The Assembly Herald issue of August 1, 1887 carried a "New Cottages" list on page one, column two of those built since the end of the 1886 Season/ Included was Lot 96 at 20 Summerfield Ave. built for a Mrs. Perham/ Summerfield was the original name of this street, later known as the Promenade and then S. Lake Dr./ In addition to about a dozen Lots on the Westerly side of Summerfield, there were a few Lots on the Easterly side - for a few years - where parts of Miller Park and Palestine Park now exist
1914 Estate: Henrietta F. Perham, deceased; Benjamin Frank Perham, Administrator
1917 Chautauqua Institution lease: Caroline H. (Mrs. J.C.) McDowell, Pittsburgh, PA
1931 Estate: Caroline H. McDowell, deceased; H.H. McDowell, Executor
1947 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Florence R. Robinson, Pittsburgh, PA/ In lieu of 1917 lease to Mrs. McDowell/ 769/329
1948 Charles E. & Helen S. Berry (H&W), MacDonald, PA/ 812/117
1966 Howard E. & Barbara P. Chadwick, Jamestown, NY/ 1302/397
1983 Thomas A. & Anne C. Small (H&W), Novelty, Ohio/ As tenants by the entirety of an undivided 1/2 interest/ In common with Andrew A. & Donna I. Sorensen (H&W), Amherst, Massachusetts/ As tenants byt the entirety of an undivided 1/2 interest/ 1991/446
1988 Andrew A. Sorensen, Baltimore, Md./ 1/2 int. 2152/622
Thomas A. Small, Novelty, Ohio/ 1/2 int. 626
1988 20 South Lake Drive Partnership (N.Y.), Novelty, Ohio/ 2152/630
2000 Andrew A. Sorensen, Tuscaloosa, AL; Angela Twist, Huntington, NY; Thomas Small & Andrew Sorensen; Thomas Small/ 50-18-3.1
2000 Donna Sorensen, Novelty, OH (seller, Thomas Small)/ 50-18-3.4
2004 Donna Sorensen to R. Griffith McDonald, 2906 Penberton Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105-3021
2014 September 9 Seller: Andrew Sorensen Estate; Buyer: Donna Sorensent, Trustee, 424 N.E. 9th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, F.L. 33301; 297.24-2-3.2
2014 September 9 Seller: Donna Sorensen; Buyer: Donna Sorensen Trust, 424 N.E. 9th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, F.L. 33301; 297.24-2-3.3
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Packard, John R.
Jeffords, Charles L.
Waggoner, D.L.
Perham, Benjamin Frank
Perham, Henrietta F.
Colman, F.H.
Saunders, G.P.
McDowell, Caroline H.
McDowell, H.H.
Robinson, Florence R.
Berry, Charle E.
Berry, Helen S.
Chadwick, Howard E.
Chadwick, Barbara P.
Small, Thomas A.
Small, Anne C.
Sorensen, Donna I.
Sorensen, Andrew A.
Twist, Angela
Real Estate
Donna Sorensen Trust
Andrew Sorensen 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 Robinson Cottage