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Title Property Record of 43 Janes Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.87
Scope & Content Property Record of 43 Janes Avenue

- Lot 680 -

1889 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Almira R. Murphy, Philadelphia, PA/ 99 years from 12 August 1889/ Term rent $175.00, including adjacent Lot 681
1892 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Ursulah M. Babcock, Silver Creek, NY/ Lot 680 only
1901 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Mertie E. Hull, Cherry Creek, NY/ (Later known as Mrs. Mertie E.H. Potter)/ Note: "...agrees to keep the cottage insured for at least $1000.00.."
1924 Estate: Mertie E. Potter died testate/ Louis J. Harter, Executor/ Everything willed to her only heir, Mary Louise Potter/ Wills 26/448
1927 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mary Louise (Mrs. George C.) Scofield, Cortland, NY
1929 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Nellie C. Card, Chautauqua, NY/ Note: "... agrees to keep at least $4000.00 insurance..."
1938 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Winifred B. Cook, Mayville, NY/ 642/175
1939 Estate: Winifred B. Cook died intestate/ File #2839/ Matilda Pape, Buffalo and Martin P. Whallon, Mayville, Administrators
1940 Administrators assigned the 1938 lease over to Maud M. Klein, Buffalo/ 659/404
1941 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Maud M. Klein, Buffalo, NY
1949 (April) Mrs. Klein assigned the lease to Chautauqua Institution/ 849/495
1949 (May) Chautauqua Institution lease: Nodie B. & Jane D. Wilson (H&W), Ripley, NY/ 849/500
1949 (Sept.) The Wilsons assigned the lease to Chautauqua Institution/ 856/343
1949 (Sept.) Chautauqua Institution lease: Marion L. & Madge N. Peterson (H&W), Falconer, NY
1952 Chautauqua Institution lease: Robert E. & Irene J. Weddell (H&W), Monessen, PA
1952 Chautauqua Institution deed: Robert E. & Irene J. Weddell (H&W)/ In lieu of the 1952 lease to them/ 715/3
1964 Elmer D. Ziegler, McDonald, PA/ 1242/306
1989 Jack Travis and L. Lee Walker, both of Columbus, Ohio/ 2185/140
1990 Addenda: a) Judging by the Tax Rolls and Assessors' valuations, it is evident that the first cottage built on this lot was started early in 1901 by Miss Mertie E. Hull of Cherry Creek, New York right after obtaining her lease, dated January 5, 1901/
b) May 8, 1901 Miss Hull borrowed $1000 from Milton G. Twitchell and signed the agreement for fire insurance coverage shown above.
3) August 7, 1901 Miss Hull married Frank M. Potter.
d) The assessed valuation jumped from $130 in 1899 to $1130 by 1902.
Note: Mrs. Potter's only heir, Mary Louise Scofield, is a year-round volunteer in Chautauqua's Smith Memorial Library and is helping to collect data used in the Cottage History File.
1994 January 10 - Lois Loconti, Mayvield Village, Ohio 44143
1995 Stacey Wettstein, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 July 10 - Seller: Stacey Wettstein, 43 Janes Av., Chautauqua; Buyer: Mitch & Caroline Borrow, 21149 Sydenham St., Shaker Heights, OH 44122/ 297.32-3-69

Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Murphy, Almira R.
Potter, Frank M.
Babcock, Ursulah M.
Hull, Mertie E.
Potter, Mertie E. H.
Harter, Louis J.
Potter, Mary Louise
Scofield, Mary Louise
Card, Nellie C.
Cook, Winifred
Pape, Matilda
Whallon, Martin P.
Klein, Maud M.
Wilson, Nodie B.
Wilson, Jane Dickson
Peterson, Marion L.
Peterson, Madge N.
Weddell, Robert E.
Weddell, Irene J.
Ziegler, Elmer D.
Walker, Jack Travis
Walker, L. Lee
Loconti, Lois
Wettstein, Stacey
Borrow, Mitch
Borrow, Caroline
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