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Title Property Record of 5-9 Morris Avenue, Unit 1 (7-9 Morris Avenue, The Beechover Condo)
Catalog Number 2007.09.239.1
Scope & Content Property Record of 5-9 Morris Avenue, Unit 1 (7-9 Morris Avenue, The Beechover Condo)



- Lot 221 only -


1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: William S. Ecker, Mayville, NY/ 99 years from 20 August 1873/ Term rent $75.00
1875 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: John A. Miles, Mayville, NY
1875 Lease Assigned: Charles C. Fisher and Albertus A. King
1883 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Mrs. C.C. DeWolf, Chautauqua, NY
1889 Chautauqua Assembly lease: J.Benson Countryman, Cuba, NY
1890 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Melissa F. Perry, Lockport, NY/ (By marriage became Mrs. Melissa F. Babcock)


- Lot 222 only -

1875 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: Mrs. C.C. Kinniff, Meadville, PA/ 99 years from 15 August 1873/ Term rent $75.00/ 157/41
1890 Lease Assigned by Mrs. C.C. DeWolf (formerly Kinniff), San Diego, CA to Miss Melissa F. Perry, Lockport, NY


- Lot 223 only -

1874 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: S.G. Winsor and Simeon G. Bentley, Jamestown, NY/ 99 years from 21 August 1873/ Term rent $75.00
1877 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Simeon G. Bentley/ 11/108
1891 Estate: Simeon G. Bentley died testate/ G.A. Bentley, Executor
1891 Lease Assigned: John Thatcher
1893 Lease Assigned: Isabel Welch
1913 Lease Assigned: Mrs. Melissa F. Babcock (nee Perry)


- All three Lots -

1923 Land Contract: Mrs. Babcock agreed to sell all three leaseholds and the three furnished cottages to Eva L. Clough of Forestville, NY for $7500.00 on a deferred basis/ Defaulted
1926 Estate: Melissa F. Babcock died testate in Los Angeles County, CA/ Thompson Allen, Executor; Glendale, CA/ Residuary legatee under the will was Neva L. Johnson, Pasadena, CA
1942 Chautauqua Institution lease: Neva L. Johnson, Pasadena, CA
1943 Chautauqua Institution lease: W. Raymond & Geraldine Neva Thompson (H&W), Buffalo, NY
1952 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Anna E. Denniston, New Castle, PA
1966 Chautauqua Institution deed: Anna E. Denniston OR William E. Hoffman, Mentor, Ohio/ As joint tenants, with survivorship rights/ 1190/447, 451 and 455
1983 Beechover Developement Company, 2 Crescent Av., Chautauqua, NY/ 1986/447

1986 Jacob & Anne Freid (H&W) and Stephen H. Freid and Virginia Freid, all of Rochester, NY/ 2088/212
1999 Mary Jane Schmidt, Huntington Station, NY/ 51-7-8.1

Additional material available in the property file. See The Chautauquan Daily, August 25, 1972.
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Beechover Developement Company
Ecker, William S.
Kinniff, C.C.
Winsor, S.B.
Bentley, Simeon G.
Welch, Isabel
Miles, John A.
Fisher, Charles C.
King, Albertus A.
DeWolf, C.C.
Countryman, J. Benson
Perry, Melissa F.
Babcock, Melissa F.
Bentley, G.A.
Thatcher, John
Clough, Eva L.
Allen, Thompson
Johnson, Neva L.
Thompson, W. Raymond
Thompson, Geraldine Neva
Denniston, Anna E.
Hoffman, William E.
Freid, Jacob
Freid, Anne
Freid, Stephen H.
Freid, Virginia
Schmidt, Mary Jane
Real Estate
cottages
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 Niagara; The Beechover