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Title Property Record of 15 North Lake Drive
Catalog Number 2007.09.111
Scope & Content Property Record of 15 North Lake Drive


- Lot 630-

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: E.B. Hobart, Panama, NY/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $25.00
1876 By this time, Mr. Hobart had built a small cottage
1884 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Mary M. Grossman, Corry, PA
1884 Lease Assigned to Miss Orra N. Chamberlain, Watseka, IL and Miss Sara N. Graybiel, Buffalo, NY
1884 Chautauqua Assembly consent for a porch..."in front of Cottage now there...and to be not over 18" beyond the Lot line."
1893 Note: Judging by the Tax Assessors' valuations over the years, it seems that the ladies made a major improvement about this time. The assessed valuation jumped from $520 in 1892 to $1000 in 1894
1908 Chautauqua Institution lease: Sara N. Graybiel and Adelaid Graybiel, Both of Buffalo, NY
1911 Chautauqua Institution lease: Fred J. Nelson, Chautauqua, NY
1939 Chautauqua Institution deed: Fred J. Nelson, Chautauqua, NY/ In lieu of the lease to him/ 653/124


- Lot 61 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Miles Lewis, Town of Harmony, Chautauqua County, NY/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $50.00/ 157/6
1875 Lease Assigned to R.E. Brown, Farmington, PA
1877 Lease Assigned to Herman Janes, Erie, PA
1878 Lease Assigned to W.P. & Semantha A. Bignell (H&W), Greenville, PA
1889 Note: The assessed valuation jumped from $530 in 1888 to $1500 in 1891


-Lot 62 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: R.E. Brown and A.P. Wright, Farmington, PA; and David L. Blodgett, Sugargrove, PA/ 99 years from 19 August 1872/ Term rent $50.00
1877 Lease Assigned to W.P. Bignell, Greenville, PA


- Lot 61 and 62 -

1894 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Semantha A. (Mrs. W.P.) Bignell, Town of Sheriden, Chautauqua County, NY
1896 Mrs. Bignell agreed to sell her leaseholds to Adelaide and Sara Graybiel of Buffalo for $5000 on a deferred basis
1901 Lease Assigned to Adelaide and Sara Graybiel, Buffalo, NY
1901 Lease Assigned to Katherine G. Grove, Buffalo, NY
1912 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Laura A. Nelson, Lebanon, MO
1939 Estate: Laura A. Nelson died testate/ Brother, Fred J. Nelson, Executor/ This Graybiel Cottage willed to Fred J. Nelson/ Wills 38/524
1939 Chautauqua Institution deed: Fred J. Nelson, Chautauqua, NY/ In lieu of the 1912 least to his sister, Laura A. Nelson/ 653/124
1943 Fred J. Nelson died December 22, 1943/ Wife, Grace E. Nelson, Survivor
1956 Grace E. Nelson and Louise Thaxter Wright/ As joint tenants "... the survivor to take the whole"/ 1063/299
1962 Grace Nelson died and her survivor sold the cottage
1962 Henrietta T. Campbell, Pittsburgh; Mary Campbell Eckhardt, Gibsonia, PA; and Katherine G. Bailey, Shaker Heights, OH/ As joint tenants with right of survival/ 1202/525
1973 Mrs. Bailey quit claimed to her mother, Henrietta Campbell/ 1447/580
1973 Mrs. Campbell quit claimed to her other daughter, Mary Eckhardt
1973 Mary Campbell Eckhardt, Allison Park, PA/ 1447/572
1986 Estate: Mary C. Eckhardt died testate/ Husband, Rober tC. Eckhardt, Executor/ Cottage willed to daughter Lynne E. Ballard, Avoca, AR
1986 Lynne E. Ballard, Avoca, Arkansas/ 2104/42
2007 May 1 - Seller: Lynne Ballard; Buyer: Debra Wood, Jeanna French, 5445 East Caron St., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253/ 297.24-1-3


- Lot 60 continued -

1943 Fred J. Nelson died December 22, 1943/ His widow, Grace E. Nelson, sold the cottage to the VanDyke Underwoods
1944 VanDyke & Mildred T. Underwood (H&W), Jamestown, NY/ 691/458
1986 Lynne E. Ballard, Avoca, Arkansas/ 2104/46
1991 Note: This Lot 60 is vacant and is an extention of the yard
2007 May 1 - Seller: Lynne Ballard; Buyer: Debra Wood, Jeanna French, 5445 East Caron St., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253/ 297.24-1-3
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Graybiel, Sara N.
Graybiel, Adelaide
Campbell, Henrietta T.
Ballard, Lynn E.
Hobart, E.B.
Grossman, Mary M.
Chamberlain, Orra
Nelson, Fred J.
Lewis, Miles
Brown, R.E.
Janes, Herman
Bignell, W.P.
Bignell, Semantha A.
Wright, A.P.
Blodgett, David L.
Grove, Katherine G.
Nelson, Laura A.
Nelson, Grace E.
Wright, Louise Thaxter
Eckhardt, Mary Campbell
Bailey, Katherine G.
Eckhardt, Robet C.
Underwood, VanDyke
Underwood, Mildred Towne
Wood, Debra
French, Jeanna
Real Estate
cottages
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