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Title Property Record of 32 Center Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.631
Scope & Content Property Record of 32 Center Avenue

- Lots 743 & 744 -

1896 Chautauqua Assembly lease: James A. Steele, Pittsburgh, PA/ 99 years from 27 August 1896/ Term rent $550.00
1899 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Alfred C. Knox, Ben Avon, PA
1925 Estate: Alfred C. Knox died December 10, 1925/ Cottage left to wife, Annie E. Knox, Ben Avon
1930 Estate: Annie E. Knox died March 5, 1930, textate/ Son, William F. Knox, Executor/ Cottage willed to her four children: Louisa W. Knox, Juliet H. Knox, Mary K. Harper and William F. Knox/ "Share and share alike"
1939 Chautauqua Institution deed: Same three sisters and their one brother/ In lieu of the 1899 lease to Alfred C. Knox/ 653/14
1951 William F. Knox transferred his undivided 1/4 interest to his sister, Juliet H. Knox/ 895/338
1956 Estate: Juliet H. Knox died testate/ Brother, William F. Knox, Exec./ Her 1/2 interest willed to sister, Louisa W. Knox/ Wills 93/29
1976 Estate: Mary Harper Knox died testate/ Son, Samuel Knox Harper, Exec./ Her 1/4 interest willed to her sons, S. Knox Harper and Heber R. Harper, equally/ Wills 93/14
1982 Estate: Louisa W. Knox died testate/ Nephew, Samuel Knox Harper, Exec./ Her 3/4 interest willed to nephews, Samuel Knox Harper and Heber R. Harper, equally Wills 143/439
1987 Samuel Knox Harper gave his 1/2 interest to his wife, Laura L. Harper, Warren, PA/ 2121/537
1987 Note: After 88 years in the same family this property appears to be owned: 1/2 by Heber R. Harper, grandson of Alfred C. Knox and 1/2 by Laura L. Harper, wife of Samuel Knox Harper, another grandson of Alfred C. Knox
1992 S. Knox Harper (husband of Grantor) 1/2 interest/ (Other 1/2 owned by Heber R. Harperr)/ 2278/864
2000 Rebecca Harper, Warren, PA/ 48-3-2

Additional material available in the property file.
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Steele, James A.
Knox, Alfred C.
Knox, Annie E.
Knox, Louisa W.
Knox, Juliet H.
Harper, Mary K.
Knox, William F.
Harper, Samuel Knox
Harper, Heber R.
Harper, Laura L.
Harper, Rebecca
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 Knox Cottage
Cottage Build Date 1900