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Title Property Record of 3 Root Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.370
Scope & Content Property Record of 3 Root Avenue


- Lot 870 -

1882 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Miss Florence G. Davenport, Elkhart, IN/ 99 years from 23 August 1881/ Term rent $250.00
1891 Assigned: Trustees of the Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church of Elkhart, Indiana who in turn assigned it to Miss Laura Adell Clapp, Rochester, NY.


- Lot 871 -

1881 Chautauqua Lake Sunday School Assembly lease: Lavinia M. Martin, Cleveland, OH/ 99 years from 4 October 1881/ Term rent $300.00
1890 Estate: Lavinia M. Martin died intestate/ Silas Gleason, Administrator, Rocky River, Ohio
1890 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Auzella C. Houston, Chautauqua, NY
1891 Lot split into Southerly half to go with Lot 870 and Northerly half to go with Lot 872


- Lot 870 & Southerly 1/2 871 -

1891 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Miss Laura Adell Clapp, Rochester, NY.
1921 Estate Laura Adell Clapp died testate/ Charles J. Sherman, Executor
1922 Chautauqua Institution lease: Henry Augustine & Lucia May Smith (H&W), West Medford, MA/ Note: Professor H. Augustine Smith was the Musical Director of Chautauqua from 1921 ro 1927
1929 Chautauqua Assembly lease: M'Liss Means Dold, Chautauqua, NY and her sister, Viola Means Ellison, Kansas City, MO
1933 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. M'Liss Means Dold, Chautauqua, NY
1934 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Mrs. Elizabeth Dold Mentley, Pelham, NY
1939 Chautauqua Assembly deed: Mrs. Elizabeth Dold Mentley, Pelham, NY/ In lieu of the 1934 lease to her/ 653/160
1944 DeWitt & Harriet Ley DeWeese (H&W), Philadelphia, Mississippi/ 697/247
1945 Elton D. & Zureta F. Timberlake (H&W), Indiana, PA/ 708/8
1948 Estate: Zureta F. Timberlake died intestate/ Husband, Elton D. Timberlake, the Survivor
1949 Agreement: Chautauqua Institution agreed to accept this property from Mr. Timberlake subject to a mortgage in favor of DeWitt DeWeese and wife with an unpaid balance of $5,000.00 and interest from September 14, 1948, both of which the Institution assumed and agreed to pay/ Note: For nearly thirty years the house was used for Summer School faculty Housing
1979 Chautauqua Assembly deed: John E. Reheiser, Greenhurst, NY/ 1827/600
1979 Paul P. Luchsinger and Michael K. Lyons, both Jamestown, NY/ 1834/377
1988 Note: Converted into a Three Unit Condominium/ Tax Account Retired/ See 49 20 6.1, 6.2 & 6.3
2010 September 13 Paul & Anne Luchsinger to Paul & Anne Luchsinger Revoc. Living Trust, 2815 King Rook Crt., Williamsburg, VA 23185; 2706/740
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Trustees of the Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church of Elkhart, Indiana
Martin, Lavinia M.
Houston, Auzella C.
Deweese, DeWit
Reheiser, John E.
Davenport, Florence G.
Gleason, Silas
Clapp, Laura Adell
Sherman, Charles J.
Smith, Henry Augustine
Smith, Lucia May
Smith, H. Augustine
Dold, M'Liss Means
Ellison, Viola Means
Mentley, Elizabeth Dold
Deweese, Harriet Ley
Timberlake, Elton D.
Timberlake, Zureta F.
Luchsinger, Paul P.
Lyons, Michael K.
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 3 Root Condo
Cottage Build Date "Could be early 1900's"