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Title Property Record of 16 Peck Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.286
Scope & Content Property Record of 16 Peck Avenue

- Lot 502 -

1878 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Dr. Lyman Twomley, Little Valley, NY/ 99 years from 19 September 1878/ Term rent $150.00
18?? Estate: Lyman Twomley died testate/ Marion J. Rich, Executor/ Cottage willed to wife, Urania M. Twomley
1887 Lease assigned: Marian J. Rich (wife, Caroline), Little Valley, NY
1906 Chautauqua Institution lease: Myrtle M. Waitz, Oil City, PA
1923 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mr. R.M. Mears, Greensburg, PA
1935 Estate: R.M. Mears died testate/ Son, Harry A. Mears, Executor
1937 Widow, Miriam K. Mears and sons: Harry, Robert and Harold Mears Quit Claim to Chautauqua Institution
1937 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Clair M. Miller, Williamsport, PA
1944 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Emily S. McKnight, Jamestown, NY/ In lieu of the 1937 lease to Mrs. Miller/ 653/278
1956 Estate: Emily Sellstrom McKnight died intestate August 20, 1956/ Husband, William Kenneth McKnight, Administrator/ Heirs at law, Husband, William Kenneth McKnight, Jamestown, NY; Son, Bruce Fabian McKnight, Ardmore, PA; Daughter, Eleanor Sarah McKnight, Jamestown, NY; and Daughter, Emily Sellstrom McKnight II, New York City/ #14374
1962 Estate: William Kenneth McKnight died testate July 25, 1962/ Cottage willed to his three children, share and share alike: Emily S. McKnight II, Eleanor S. McKnight, and Bruce F. McKnight/ Wills 54/70/ Emily S. McKnight, Executrix/ 1198/547
1967 Chautauqua Institution consent to the 1962 transfer that had inadvertently omitted the Chautauqua restrictions/ Misc Records 108/276
1967 Charles A. & Anita B. Ferguson (H&W), Pittsburgh, PA/ As tenants by the entirety/ 1310/295

Winter 2000-2001 Raised building, dug a basement/ walk-out to stone patio/ extensive renovation, replaced most if not all original logs

2009 July 21 Charles Ferguson Revocable Trust to Anita Ferguson, 651 Village Dr. Apt. 301, Pampano Beach, FL 33060; 2681/235; Anita Ferguson to Anita Ferguson, Trustee, Anita Ferguson Revocable Trust, 651 Village Dr. Apt. 301, Pampano Beach, FL 33060; 2681/240
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Ferguson, Anita B.
Twomley, Lyman
Rich, Marion J.
Twomley, Urania M.
Waitz, Myrtle M.
Mears, R.M.
Mears, Harry A.
Mears, Miriam K.
Mears, Robert
Mears, Harold
Miller, Clair M.
McKnight, Emily Sellstrom
McKnight, Emily Sellstrom, II
McKnight, William Kenneth
McKnight, Bruce Fabian
McKnight, Eleanor Sarah
Ferguson, Charles A.
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 The Log Cabin