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Title Property Record of 7 Simpson Avenue
Catalog Number 2007.09.406
Scope & Content Property Record of 7 Simpson Avenue

- Lot 83 -

1873 Chautauqua Lake Camp Meeting Association lease: A. VanCamp and Edwin W. Hatch, Union City, PA/ 99 years from 15 August 1873/ Term rent $75.00
1874 Assigned: Rev. David M. Stever
1875 Assigned: Mrs. Harriette E. McDonald, Erie, PA
1877 Assigned: Mary J. Pease and Mary E. Fox, Panama, NY
1879 Mary Fox assigned her 1/2 interest to Mrs. Jennie C. Cook
1885 Mary Pease assigned her 1/2 interest to Mrs. Jennie
C. Cook
1886 Note: The Chautauqa Assembly Herald of August 1, 1887 carried a list of New Cottages built since the close of the 1886 Season including this one for Mrs. Cook
1887 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Jennie C. Cook, Burton, Ohio

- Lot 83, S pt 81 & W pt 84 -

1891 Chautauqua Assembly lease: Same Mrs. Cook but including the additional strips of land designated by a recent re-survey and to be used as part of Lot 83
1920 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Dora E. Walker, Dallas, Texas
1921 Fire Insurance policies "...being a 2 1/2 story frame, shingle roof building occupied as a Rooming Cottage."
1922 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Bess Clifton Sheppard, Dallas, Texas/ (Daughter of Mrs. Dora Walker)/ 613/65
1929 Chautauqua Institution lease: Elmer C. & Ella A. Leland (H&W)/ As part of the purchase price they signed promissory notes totaling $2,700.00 payable to the seller, Mrs. Bess Clifton Sheppard
1931 Estate: Ella A. Leland, widow of Elmer O. Leland, died testate leaving only a son and a duaghter as heirs/ Florence A. Leland of New York City and Lloyd E. Leland, D.D.S. of Buffalo who acted as Executor
1932 The heirs chose to quit claim their interests in the leasehold to the note holder, Mrs. Sheppard, instead of paying their parents' debt
1933 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Bess Clifton Sheppard, Dallas, Texas
1933 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Earla E. Shurlock, Ellwood City, PA
1934 Sheriff's Tax Sale in re $256.50 delinquent taxes/ Certificate #81 issued/ (Redeemed by Mrs. Sheppard in 1936)
1936 Chautauqua Institution lease: Mrs. Lizzetta Villa Warrington, Miami, Florida/ 633/304
1943 Chautauqua Institution deed: Mrs. Marion M. Wagner, Cadiz, Ohio/ In lieu of 1936 lease to Mrs. Warrington/ 653/271
1949 Estate: Marion M. Wagner, deceased/ Frank B. Grove, Executor
1949 Clara C. (Mrs. John G.) Worly, Cadiz, Ohio and Isabel M. (Mrs. Milton) Ronsheim, Cadiz, Ohio/ 852/483
1958 E. Joseph & Elizabeth E. Verlie (H&W), Cleveland Heights, Ohio/ 1096/334
1959 Charles E. Peirce, Trustee for Mrs. W.A. Wood (Betty Offutt Wood,) Mrs. Bush Smith and Mrs. E.J. Verlie as their interests may appear/ Set up by Chautauqua Institution deed/ 715/26
1960 Trustee's deed: E. Joseph & Elizabeth E. Verlie (H&W) the middle third of Lot 84 (12.83' wide x 50' deep) for access to S. Lake Drive/ 1141/569
1981 Chautauqua Institution deed: Same couple/ Description includes several strips from adjoining Lots to match the area being used as Lot 83 and corridor across Lot 84/ 1918/289
1986 Elizabeth E. Verlie, as Trustee/ 2112/42
1992 E. Joseph & Elizabeth E. Verlie (H&W)/ 2277/130
1992 Anne E. Vollbrecht and Joan K. Hall as Joint Tenants, Chautauqua, NY/ 2283/745
Dates of Creation 2007
Collection The Arthur Wade Property File Collection
Search Terms Stever, David M.
Fox, Mary E.
Cook, Jennie C.
Walker, Dora E.
Sheppard, Bess Clifton
Verlie, E. Joseph
Verlie, Elizabeth E.
Smith, Mrs. Bush
VanCamp, A.
Hatch, Edwin W.
McDonald, Harriette E.
Pease, Mary J.
Leland, Elmer O.
Leland, Ella A.
Leland, Florence A.
Leland, Lloyd E.
Shurlock, Earla E.
Warrington, Lizzetta Villa
Wagner, Mrs. Marion M.
Grove, Frank B.
Worly, Clara C.
Ronsheim, Isabel M.
Vollbrecht, Anne E.
Hall, Joan K.
Wood, Betty Offutt
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 Cook Cottage
Cottage Build Date 1881