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Title Property Record of 8 Pratt Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.315
Scope & Content Property Record of 8 Pratt Avenue


- Lot 338 -

1876 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: F.A. Cottrell and Festus Day, both of Fredonia, NY/ 99 years from 21 July 1876/ Term rent $150.00
1879 Mr. Day's 1/2 interest assigned: Miss Elizabeth Richardson
1880 Miss Richardson's 1/2 interest to Miss Jane Ann Losee
1888 Miss Losee's 1/2 interest to Mrs. Mary A. Cottrell
1888 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Mary A. Cottrell, Fredonia, NY
1900 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Myrtle B. Wilcox, Baltimore, MD/ 364/82
1933 Estate: Myrtle B. Wilcox died testate in 1922/ Sister, Edessie B. Stevens of Los Angeles, CA, Executrix/ Cottage willed to her/ Wills 32/524
1937 Chautauqua Institution lease: Anna K. Finger and Otto John Henry Finger, both Baltimore, MD
1945 Chautauqua Institution deed: Anna K. Finger and Otto John Henry Finger/ As Joint Tenants with rights of survivorship/ In lieu of the 1937 lease to them/ 653/317\
1965 Otto J. & Helen M. Finger (H&W) deed the property to George E. & Doris J. Nicholson (H&W), Erie, PA/ As tenants by the entirety/ 1265/72
2004 David McKee, Skatekey Associates, LLC, Chautauqua, NY

1991 Addeneum: Ninety years ago, in 1901, the Chautauqua Assembly published a list of 56 "Boarding Cottages" including this one.

Cottage Rate per
Name Address Week Proprietor

FREDONIA 8 Pratt $6 to 10 Mrs. Myrtle B. Wilcox

--8 Pratt Ave. #1 & #2--
2014 August 18 Seller: David & Lisa McKee Skatekey Associates, LLC.; Buyer: Lisa McKee, 44 Howard Hanson, Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722; 297.24-3-31 & 4.2
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Richmond, Elizabeth R.
Cottrell, F.A.
Day, Festus
Losee, Jane Ann
Cottrell, Mary A.
Wilcox, Myrtle B.
Stevens, Edessie B.
Finger, Anna K.
Finger, Otto J.
Nicholson, George E.
Nichollson, Doris J.
McKee, David
Real Estate
Cottages
McKee, Lisa
David & Lisa McKee Skatekey Associates, LLC.
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 Fredonia Cottage; Skatekey Condo
Cottage Build Date 1888