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Title Property Record of 4 Simpson Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.404
Scope & Content Property Record of 4 Simpson Avenue

- Lot 106 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Rev. James E. Chapin, Ripley, NY/ 99 years from 15 July 1873/ Term rent $60.00/ 157/34
1875 Lot split in two parts - Northerly 22 feet and Southerly 18 feet, from front to rear, on which part the cottage stood
1875-1884 Note: The records are sketchy for these fractional parts with many names involved but few that link properly
1886 Note: A late winter fire destroyed many cottages in this area, no doubt including Rev. Chapin's
1888 A resurvey was made and the parcels staked out

- All 40' x 50' of Lot 106 -

1891 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Eliza C. Wales and Mrs. M.R. Emery
1903 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Eliza C. Wales, Chautauqua, NY
1910 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mary B. Kreider, Winter Haven, FL/ Misc Records/ 16/465
1915 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Helen Greenan, Chautauqua, NY/ 553/518
1936 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Margaret Thompson, Chautauqua, NY
1944 Chautauqua Institution lease: Charles F. & Mildred H. Barr (H&W)
1961 Chautauqua Institution deed: Charles F. & Mildred H. Barr, Pittsburgh, PA/ In lieu of the 1944 lease to them/ 715/43
196? Estate: Mildred H. Barr died/ Husband, Charles Barr, Survivor
1970 Palle C. & Joanne Ostergaard (H&W), Pittsburgh, PA/ Subject to Life Use by Charles F. Barr/ 1383/335
1977 Quit Claim deed from Mr. Barr to Thomas H. & Nancy C. Funka (H&W), Munhall PA/ 1715/116
1977 Boundry Line Agreement with Chautauqua Institution regading a 4.7' encroachment/ 1715/118
1977 Warranty deed from Palle C. & Joanne Ostergaard to Thomas H. & Nancy C. Funka (H&W), Munhall, PA/ 1715/122
1988 R. Michael & Barbara L. Goldman (H&W), Jamestown, NY/ 2153/212
1990 Note: About 11:00 a.m. September 17, 1990 the house next door to this one and facing Miller Park, was destroyed by fire/ No one injured but the house and its contents gone/ This fire did considerable damage to the Goldman's next door/ The reconditioning work appears to be well along in the month of April 1991
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Chapin, James E.
Wales, Eliza C.
Goldman, R. Michael
Emery, Mrs. M.R.
Kreider, Mary B.
Greenan, Helen
Thompson, Margaret
Barr, Charles F.
Barr, Mildred H.
Ostergaard, Palle C.
Ostergaard, Joanne
Funka, Thomas H.
Funka, Nancy C.
Goldman, Barbara L.
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 1881