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Title Property Record of 5 N. Terrace Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.452
Scope & Content Property Record of 5 N. Terrace Avenue

- Lot 293 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Miss Jane A. Losee, Fredonia, NY and Mrs. Kate H. Taber, New York City/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $50.00/ 157/61/ Note: Judging by the Tax Assessors' valuations, it appears that the first cottage on this lot was built for Mrs. Kate Taber about 1875/ For forty years the valuation varied between $350 and $500 until 1915 when it increased to $600
1889 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Cassius E. Casselman, Chautauqua, NY
1906 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Mary A. Griffith, Bemus Point, NY
1938 Estate: Mary A. Griffith died intestate/ Brother, Irving N. Griffith, Administrator/ #2531
1939 Chautauqua Institution deed: Irving N. Griffith, Chautauqua, NY/ In lieu of the 1906 lease to Mary A. Griffith/ 653/161
1958 Estate: Irving N. Griffith died April 19, 1958 leaving his widow: Ada G. Griffith, Chautauqua, NY; son, Harold G. Griffith, Jamestown, NY; son, Donald I. Griffith, Denver, Colorado and daughter, Barbara G. Evans, Flint, Michigan/ #16100
1958 Ada G. Griffith and Harold G. Griffith, mother and son as Joint Tenants/ 1105/401
1973 Barbara G. Evans (daughter of Ada & Irving Grittith), Chautauqua, NY/ 1447/506 and 1448/446
1979 Barbara G. Evans (mother), Allen L. Evans and Edward H. Evans (sons)/ 1830/350 and 1830/352
2005 September 30 - Barbara Evans to Edward Evans & Allan Evans, 16 Woodfield Rd., Pomona, NY 10970/ 51-8-9
2007 November 8 - Seller: Edward Evans, 5 N Terrace Av., Chautauqua; Buyer: Jeffrey Rusnak, 2712 East Overlook Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44106/ 297.24-7-17

Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Losee, Jane Ann
Taber, Kate H.
Casselman, Cassius E.
Griffith, Mary A.
Griffith, Irving N.
Griffith, Ada G.
Griffith, Harold G.
Griffith, Donald I.
Evans, Barbara G.
Evans, Allen L.
Evans, Edward H.
Rusnak, Jeffrey
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 Evans Cottage
Cottage Build Date 1877