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Title Property Record of 10 Merrill Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.198
Scope & Content Property Record of 10 Merrill Avenue

- Lot 536 only -

1885 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. E.A. Payne, Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 19 August 1885/ Term rent $200.00
1896 Estate: Mrs. E.A. Payne died intestate/ Heirs-at-law were Henry C. Payne and Mrs. Imogene Payne Cameron, Jamestown, NY
1896 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Selina Knowlton, Westfield, NY
1898 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Jane L. Darsie, Eminence, Kentucky
1903 Estate: Jane L. Darsie died intestate/ Ida C. Darsie, Administratrix
1910 Chautauqua Institution lease: Charles E. Smith, Franklin, PA/ 376/401
1915 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Jennie A. Bemis, Westfield, NY and Mary E. Wightman, Pittsburgh, PA
1923 Estate: Jennie A. Bemis died testate/ Ernest Bemis and Pearl Persons, Executors/ Administrative Docket 12 page 447
1923 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss May (aka Mary) E. Wightman, Chautauqua, NY
1928 Estate: Mary Elizabeth Wightman died testate/ Utley Wedge, Executor, Paoli, PA/ Cottage willed to her nephew Ronald W. Putnam/ Wills 31/83
1928 Chautauqua Institution lease: Ronald Wightman Putnam, Syracuse, NY
1929 Chautauqua Institution lease: Rev. George E. Brenneman, Pittsburgh, PA
1971 Chautauqua Institution deed: George E. Brenneman (Jr.), Basking Ridge, NJ/ In Lieu of the 1929 lease to his father/ 1408/31

- Lot 537 only -

1881 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Ellen E. Catlin, Sugar Grove, PA/ 99 years from 12 September 1878/ Consideration: surrender and assignment of former Claim by D.M. Saunders of Bradford, PA
1886 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Margaret (Mrs. G.E.) Unger, Buffalo, NY
1916 Estate: Margaret Unger died intestate/ Husband, George E. Unger, Adm.
1916 Chautauqua Institution lease: Louis J. Harter, Chautauqua, NY
1920 Chautauqua Institution lease: Dr. William Gordon, Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ
1930 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Ada B. Durham, Sistersville, West Virginia
1944 Chautauqua Institution deed: Martha E. Brenneman, Chautauqua, NY/ In lieu of the 1930 lease to Mrs. Ada B. Durham/ 1469/182
1971 Estate: Martha E. Brenneman died intestate/ Her heirs-at-law were George E. Brenneman, Jr., C. James Brenneman, Kathryn Brenneman, Wilson and Mary Brenneman Carter/ The two sisters and C. James Brenneman quit claimed to their brother, George E. Brenneman, Jr./ 1413/145

- Both Lots 536 & 537 -

1973 James M. & Ruth B. Bailey (H&W), Northfield, Ohio/ As tenants by the entirety/ 1469/178
1995 Ruth Bailey Trust, Fern Park, FL
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Smith, Charles E.
Harter, Louis J.
Payne, E.A.
Payne, Henry C.
Cameron, Imogene Payne
Knowlton, Selina
Darsie, Jane L.
Darsie, Ida C.
Bemis, Jennie A.
Bemis, Ernest
Persons, Pearl
Wightman, May Elizabeth
Wedge, Utley
Wightman, Mary Elizabeth
Putnam, Ronald Wightman
Brenneman, George E.
Catlin, Ellen E.
Saunders, D.M.
Unger, Margaret
Unger, George E.
Gordon, William
Durham, Ada B.
Brenneman, Martha E.
Brenneman, George E., Jr.
Brenneman, C. James
Brenneman, Kathryn
Carter, Wilson
Carter, Mary Brenneman
Bailey, James M.
Bailey, Ruth B.
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