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Title Property Record of 4 Scott Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.382
Scope & Content Property Record of 4 Scott Avenue

- Lot 621 -

1881 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. M.M. Scovil, Chicago, IL/ 99 years from 22 August 1881/ Term rent $250.00
1896 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Susan B. Park
1915 Estate: Susan B. Park died intestate seized of this leasehold at Chautauqua/ Her heirs-at-law were three sons and two living daughters
1934 By 1934 all five of the direct heirs were gone/ Most of them left heirs and devisees but no one made the effort to take care of the cottage/ The property was sold by the County Treasurer for delinquent taxes of $82.01 to the Institution, which had the arrangement with the County to step in and bid for any sales of leaseholds on the Grounds/ This action during the Great Depression saved many family cottages by giving them a chance to redeem
1934 Estate: The last of the five direct heirs, Susan R. Park died testate August 20, 1934 in Covington, KY/ Bank of Commerce and Trust Co. of Cinncinnati, Ohio Executor and Trustee/ Her will named twenty-one specific legatees, being nieces, nephews and two grandnephews
1940 Two of the nieces who had frequently occupied the cottage during the Season, bought out the others/ The assignments of interests to the two relatives were acknowledged in Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, California, North Carolina, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia
1940 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Shirley Park Hay, Kenton County, Kentucky and Miss Isabella C. Jones, Chicago, Illinois/ 99 years from 22 August 1881
1964 Chautauqua Institution deed: Richard Coulter Brown, Jr., & Dorothy Chapman Brown, his wife, Natrona Heights, PA/ As tenants by the entirety/ In lieu of the 1940 lease to Mrs. Hay and Miss Jones; 715/73
1972 Gerald F. & Jane Y. Lahey (H&W), Kenilworth, IL/ As tenants by the entirety/ 1438/479
1993 Iliniwek Cottage Pts, Kenilworth, IL
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Iliniwek Cottage Pts.
Bank of Commerce and Trust Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio
Scovil, Mrs. M.M.
Park, Susan B.
Hay, Shirley Park
Jones, Isabella C.
Brown, Richard Coulter, Jr.
Brown, Dorothy Chapman
Lahey, Gerald F.
Lahey, Jane Y.
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 Build Date 1895