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UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED, INFORMATION FOR THIS PAGE WAS OBTAINED FROM THE PHILADELPHIA CITY ARCHIVES

3101 MARKET STREET (PRE-1960 DEED RESEARCH)1600 ARCH STREET (POST 1960 DEED RESEARCH)

228 Spruce Street

10/13/1850     

Grantor: Thomas Stewart, Deceased    

Grantee: Elizabeth S. Brown (daughter of Thomas Stewart)      

2/26/1875       

Grantor: John McAllister in Trust for Elizabeth Brown   

Grantee: Children of Elizabeth Brown

4/14/1883       

Grantor: Samuel Edgar Brown 

Grantee: J. Roberts Foulke

10/11/1884     

Grantor: J. Roberts Foulke       

Grantee: Samuel Edgar Brown             

11/4/1884       

Grantor: Samuel Edgar Brown 

Grantee: Thomas Quinn and Elizabeth W, his wife        

230 Spruce Street

8/31/1864       

Grantor: James E. Brown and his wife, Elizabeth

Grantee: John Quinn                

5/16/1907       

Grantor: William McArdle (Executor of will for Catherine Quinn)          

Grantee: Joseph Carson Hetherington               

1/13/1913       

Grantor: Joseph Carson Hetherington   

Grantee: Nathaniel (?) O’Connell         

Amount: $5620           

1966   

Grantor: Redevelopment Agency of the City of Philadelphia

Grantee: George S. Garrett and Elva C. Garrett

Amount: $11,300        

10/03/1977     

Grantor: Elva Garrett   

Grantee: Jonathan Winthrop

                       

07/08/1988     

Grantor: Jonathan Winthrop and Ryan Frances 

Grantee: William Fenimore Jr. Nancy Lanhan               

Amount: $445,000 (1989)

254 2nd Street

Deed information for this property was missing from the Philadelphia City Archives.

All information courtesy of the Philadelphia Historical Society

1785

It is believed that Nicholas Waln built the house at 254 2nd Street sometime before 1785

 

1813

Grantor: Nicholas Waln, deceased

Grantee: Sarah Richardson Waln, wife of Nicholas Waln

1824

Grantor: Trust of Sarah Richardson Waln

Grantee: Rev. Doctor Ely

1825

Grantor: Rev. Doctor Ely

Grantee: Dr. Samuel McCellan

301 3rd Street

Also listed as 244 and 246 Spruce Street

1779

Grantor: Jesse Williams

Grantee: Sarah L. Parrish and Joshua L. (last name illegible)

6/5/1871

Grantor: Harry W. Price, et. al.

Grantee: Cornelius Haggarty Jr., as a tenement

1887

Grantor:  C. Haggarty and wife Agnes

Grantee: Michael Haggarty, “in trust”

9/24/1903

Grantor: Daniel M. and Hannah Haggarty (Michael’s children)

Grantee: Mary, Agnes, Helen F., and Catherine Haggarty

10/291941

Grantor: Mary C., Daniel M., Catherine C., Catherine J. Haggarty and Mary

Haggarty Sherman,

Grantee:  Domenick Pilla and his wife, Carmela DiPalma

6/17/1953

Grantor: Dominick Pilla and Carmela DiPalma

Grantee: Emil and Louisa Monaco

249 2nd Street

6/15/1871       

Grantor: William Craig

Grantee: Mary J. Hall (wife of James Hall)

                       

5/26/1875       

Grantor: John Wilmer   

Grantee: Mary Hall and Josephine Morgan

                       

5/22/1889

Grantor: William Coleman Hall, Atty at Law

Grantee: Josephine Morgan      

           

2/6/1902

Grantor: Charles Barrington and Margaret, his wife

Grantee: William Coleman Hall 

           

2/11/1902       

Grantor: William Coleman Hall 

Grantee: Robert Car(spelling?) Brock  

           

12/31/1903     

Grantor: William Craig Wilmer, Katherine Nelson Wilmer, and John Wilmer

Grantee: William Coleman Hall

                       

12/3/1932

Grantor: Rector, Church Warden and Vestrymen of St. Mark’s Church

Grantee: Estate of Josephine Wharton Morgan             

9/25/1933       

Grantor: William Coleman Hall, Executor of Trust & U/W of Josephine Morgan, deceased       

Grantee: Perma Co, etc & JM Ritz Trustees u/w of John J Gallahger, deceased            

8/15/1942       

Grantor: The Perma Co           

Grantee: Martha F. Goldstein               

10/15/42         

Grantor: William and Martha Goldstein 

Grantee: Ernestine Richardson  

           

9/15/44           

Grantor: Ernestine Richardson  

Grantee: Frankie Higginlotham 

           

9/14/45

Grantor: Clifton Higginlotham   

Grantee: Jean M. Bernie (?)     

           

5/29/50           

Grantor: Jean M. Bernie           

Grantee: Rae Berman