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Title Property Record of 6 Simpson Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.405
Scope & Content Property Record of 6 Simpson Avenue

- Lot 108 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Hiram A. Pratt, Mayville, NY/ 99 years from 1 August 1873/ Term rent $50.00
1886-87 Note: A late winter fire destroyed many cottages South and East of the open "Auditorium," the first meeting place, probably including the one built for Mr. Pratt
1887 Note: The Chautauqua Assembly Herald of August 1, 1887, in Column 2 on page 1 listed several new cottages built including one by Mrs. C.W. Sanford of Westfield, NY
1887 Estate: Hiram A. Pratt died testate/ Horace W. Pratt, Executor
1887 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Sarah A. & Charles W. Sanford (W&H)
1888 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Sophia Emery and Miss Eliza C. Wales, both of Weston's Mills, NY
1903 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Eliza C. Wales
1910 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Mary B. Kreider, Winter Haven, FL
1915 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Helen Greenan, Chautauqua, NY/ 553/514
1936 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Margaret M. Thompson
1943 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss Margaret McMahon, Martins Ferry, Ohio
1945 Chautauqua Institution deed: Miss Margaret McMahon/ In lieu of the 143 lease to her/ 853/522
1962 Estate: Margaret M. McMahon died testate/ Brother-in-law, Howard A. Norteman, Executor/ Cottage left to her two sisters, in equal shares: Vera Hill and Mary E. Norteman, both of Martins Ferry, OH
1962 Eugene & Vera F. Hill (H&W), Martins Ferry, Ohio/ 1204/542
1965 Robert G. & Patricia Koch (H&W), Rochester, NY/ 1281/295
1969 Marian D. Porter, Buffalo, NY/ 1360/92
1977 Boundry Lines Agreement between Marian Porter, owner of this Lot 108, and Mr. & Mrs. P.C. Ostergaard, owners of adjacent Lot 106 regarding an encroachment from Lot 106 onto this Lot 108/ 1715/251
1991 Addendum: Ninety years ago, in 1901, the Chautauqua Assembly published a list of 56 "Boarding Cottages" including this one:

Cottage Rate per
Name Address Week Proprietor
Westfield 6 Simpson $7 to 10 Emery & Wales

1995 Lois Loconti, Mayfield Village, OH
2000 September - Chautauqua Partners, LLC, Brecksville, OH/ 50-14-6
2000 September - Vicki Lundgran etal, Jamestown, NY/ 50-14-6

Additional material available in the property file.
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Chautauqua Partners, LLC
Pratt, Hiram A.
Sanford, Charles W.
Sanford, Sarah A.
Wales, Eliza C.
Kreider, Mary B.
Greenan, Helen
Thompson, Margaret
Ostergaard, Palle C.
Pratt, Horace W.
Emery, Sophia
McMahon, Margaret
Norteman, Howarrd A.
Norteman, Mary E.
Hill, Eugene
Hill, Vera F.
Koch, Robert G.
Koch, Patricia
Porter, Marian D.
Loconti, Lois
Lundgran, Vicki
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 Westfield Cottage; Bayberry House
Cottage Build Date 1881