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Title Property Record of 17 Morris Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.773
Scope & Content Property Record of 17 Morris Avenue

- Lot 218 -

1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association: Albert H. Thompson and Orrin Cleland, both from Gerry, NY/ 99 years from 11 August 1873/ Term rent $50.00
1878 Lease assigned: Caroline (Mrs. Charles) Creal
1887 Chautauqua Assembly lease: J.T. Edwards, Randolph, NY
1898 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Mary E. Granger, Buffalo, NY
1900 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Mary E. Webster, Buffalo, NY
1915 Chautauqua Institution lease: Ralph W. Johnston, Pittsburgh, PA
1923 Chautauqua Institution lease: Miss A.M. Silvernail, Westbury, NY
1936 Estate: Anna M. Silvernail died testate/ Mable Chandler Schwartz, Executrix
1937 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Mable Chandler Schwartz, Mount Vernon, NY
1939 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Mable Chandler Schwartz/ In lieu of the 1937 lease to her/ 653/72
1944 Estate: Mable Chandler Schwartz died testate, a resident of Westchester County, NY/ Son, Kenneth C. Schwartz, Executor/ Chautauqua cottage willed to son, Kenneth C. Schwartz and to daughter, Elberta Schwartz Buerger "Share and share alike."/ Copy of Will recorded in Deed Liber 696/331
1981 Kenneth C. Schwartz, a widower and not remarried, conveyed his half interest to: Marcia L. Carlson, Bedford, NY - undivided 1/6 interest; Gail M. Kerr, Goldens Bridge, NY - undivided 1/6 interest/ and Barbara C. Wonnacott, Durham, NC - undivided 1/6 interest/ 1900/299
1991 Note: Elberta Schwartz Buerger continues to hold her 1/2 interest
1991 Elberta S. Buerger made a gift of 1/12 interest to each of the three shown above, reducing her share to 1/4 and increasing each of their interests to 1/4/ 2266/294
1992 Elberta Buerger gave her last 1/4 to the same three persons: Marcia L. Carlson, Bedford, NY - undivided 1/3rd int; Gail Buerger Kerr, Pound Ridge, NY - undivided 1/3rd interest; Barbara C. Abernathy, Burlington, NC - undivided 1/3rd interest/ 2267/481
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Edwards, James T.
Thompson, Albert H.
Cleland, Orrin
Creal, Caroline
Granger, Mary E.
Webster, Mary E.
Johnston, Ralph W.
Silvernail, Anna M.
Schwartz, Mable Chandler
Schwartz, Kenneth C.
Buerger, Elberta Schwartz
Carlson, Marcia L.
Kerr, Gail M.
Wonnacott, Barbara C.
Abernathy, Barbara C.
Kerr, Gail Buerger
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 The Edwards Cottage/ The Webster; The Silver Lodge
Cottage Build Date 1879