Museum logo
Museum logo

Archive Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Title Property Record of 35 Foster Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.751
Scope & Content Property Record of 35 Foster Avenue

- Lot 654 -

1883 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: John Willoughby and Sarah E. Prosser, both from Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 5 October 1883/ Term rent $125.00
1885 Assigned: Mrs. Sarah C. Willoughby, Dallas City, PA
1900 Estate: Sarah C. Willoughby died testate/ Anna B. Willoughby, Executrix/ Wills 12/625
1900 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Sarah E. Prosser and Mrs. Clara B. Aldrich, Jamestown, NY
1906 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mary J. (Mrs. John W.) Baker and her sister, Elizabeth White, both from Allegheny, PA
1908 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Elizabeth White, Allegheny, PA
1911 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Mary J. Baker, Pittsburgh, PA
1917 Estate: Mary J. Baker died testate in January 1917/ John S. Craig, Extr./ The will instructed the Executor to liquidate the assets and give the proceeds to the Permanent Annuity Fund of the Pittsburgh Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church/ Wills 139/521
1917 Chautauqua Institution lease: Laura (Mrs. J.D.) Ley, Titusville, PA/ 567/527
1960 Estate: Laura Ley died testate in Mississippi and the Chautauqua property not included in the administration of the estate, apparently/ The Will named three grandchildren of the deceased to inherit her cottage/ They were the daughters of Harriet Ley DeWeese of Philadelphia, Mississippi and named: Joan DeWeese Nelson Bergan County, NJ; Dawn DeWeese Chimes and their brother, DeWitt DeWeese, Jr., both from Neshoba County, Mississippi/ The three heirs agreed to sell the Chautauqua cottage to Mr. and Mrs. Harvuot of Nanuet, NY when they could obtain a deed/ Misc. Rec. 97/214
1963 Mrs. Harriet Ley DeWeese paid the $415.00 assessment against her mother's cottage made in the mid-thirties by the Chautauqua Reorganization Committee, to clear the way to obtain a Chautauqua Institution deed to the Harvuots
1963 Chautauqua Institution deed: Clifford T., Jr. & Nellis Harvuot (H&W), Nanuet, NY/ As tenants by the entirety/ 715/56

2006 May 9 - Clifford & Susan Harvuot to Clifford Harvuot, 2 Regis Ct., Suffern, NY 10901/ 297.32-3-14/ 52-25-4
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Methodist Episcopal Church
Baker, Mary J.
White, Elizabeth
Deweese, Harriet Ley
Deweese, DeWitt, Jr.
Nelson, Joan Deweese
Chimes, Dawn
Willoughby, John
Prosser, Sarah E.
Willoughby, Sarah C.
Willoughby, Anna B.
Aldrich, Clara B.
Craig, John S.
Ley, Laura
Harvuot, Clifford T., Jr.
Harvuot, Nellis
Harvuot, Susan
Real Estate
Chautauqua Reorganization Corporation
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 Build Date 1895