Thomas C. Price house

 

8700 Montgomery Avenue

 

2004

The Rock family, deed record not available purchased the property from Fay Voshell in September, 2004.

 

1999

Date of deed: 04/15/1999

Deed book No: 5273/278

Grantors: Fay V. Bird (k/n/a Fay Voshell)

Parcel No. 1: Containing 1.181. acres more or less.

Parcel No. 2: Containing in area .013

Consideration: $1

Comments: This deed transfer represents a transfer from husband and wife to wife alone.  This along with the consideration amount would indicate the transfer as part of a divorce settlement.

 

1985

Date of deed: 06/18/1985

Deed book No.:4771, page 2366

Grantors: Robert L. Horstman and Jane Horstman

Grantee: Thomas E. Bird and Fay V. Bird

Parcel No. 1: Containing 1.181 acres more or less

Parcel No. 2: Containing in area .013 acres.

Consideration: $320,000.00

Comments: No Unusual circumstances.

 

1977

Date of deed: 08/30/77

Deed book no: 4236/535

Grantors: First Pennsylvania Bank N.A., surviving trustee under the will of Edward Hopkinson, Jr., deceased, and James Hopkinson, successor trustee of residuary trust under the will of Edward Hopkinson, Jr.

Grantee: Robert L. Horstman and Jane Horstman

Parcel No. 1: Containing 1.181 acres more or less

Parcel No. 2: Containing in area .013 acres

Consideration: $84,000.00

Comments: Edith S. Hopkinson, surviving trustee and life tenant under the will of Edward Hopkinson, Jr. deceased, died on September 19, 1976 and James Hopkinson was appointed successor trustee of the residuary trust under the will of Edward Hopkinson, Jr. in compliance with the term set forth in said will

 

1973

Date of deed: 12/18/1973

Deed book no.: 3911/1

Grantors: Edith S. Hopkinson, surviving trustee and life tenant under the will of Edward Hopkinson, Jr., deceased, died on September 19, 1976 and James Hopkinson was appointed successor trustee of the residuary trust under the will of Edward Hopkinson, Jr., in compliance with the terms set forth in the will.

Grantee: Estate of Edward Hopkinson, Jr.

Parcel No. 1: Containing 1.181 acres more or less

Parcel No. 2: Containing in area .013 acres

Consideration: $50,000.00

Comments: At the death of May Sullivan Hopkinson, February 20, 1925, leaving her husband and six childe, interest in the property was divided.  Edward Hopkinson, Jr. received one-third interest and the children one-ninth or parcel no. 1 and parcel no. 2.  They sold their interests in both parcels back to Edward Hopkinson, Jr. as follows:

James P. Hopkinson, deed dated 10/29/1947

Joan Hopkinson Elbers and her husband Anton F., deed dated 12/29/1947

Ruth Ann Hopkinson, deed datd 05/29/1947

Martha Hopkinson Villechaise and her husband Jean, deed dated 12/02/1956

Francis Hopkinson and his wife Rachel Read, deed dated 02/27/1957

Edward Hopkinson, 3rd and his wife Letitia, deed dated 03/19/1957

 

1919

Date of deed: 05/19/1919

Deed book No. 1:779, pg 446

Grantor: May Sullivan Hopkinson (wife of Edward Hopkinson, Jr.)

Grantee: Jeremiah J. Sullivan and Ann Patterson Sullivan

Parcel No. 1: Containing 1.181 acres more or less

Parcel No. 2: Containing in area .013 acres.

Consideration: The sum of one dollar and other good and favorable considerations lawful money of the United States of America.

Comments: The amount of one dollar indicates a sale in this case from parent to child.

 

1912

Date of deed: 05/02/1912

Deed book No.:676, pg.54

Grantor: Jeremiah J. Sullivan and Ann Patterson Sullivan

Grantee: The Philadelphia Trust, Safe Deposit and insurance Company Trustee under the last will and testament of Susan T. Price, deceased

Parcel No.1: Containing one and one hundred and eighty one-thousandths acres more or less.

Parcel No.2: Consideration: The sum of $100 and other good and valuable considerations lawful money of the United States of America.

Comments: Parcel 2 is not mentioned in this deed, parcel no.1 one has not changed in size.

 

1874

Date of deed: 09/19/1874

Deed book No.: Sheriffs deed book F page 333

Grantor: Susan T. Price

Grantee: Louis A Godey vs. Clayton T Platt and Benoni Lockwood Executor of the last will and testament of Amelia C. Platt deceased with notice to Benoni Lockwood Terre tenant.

Parcel: Containing one and one hundred and eighty one thousandths acres more or less.

Stone dwelling house, tenant house, stable and improvements.

Consideration: $19,500.00

Comments: This transaction included the notation, “Levari Faciasto” . This terminology indicates a writ of execution ordering a sheriff to cease a judgment of debtor goods and income from land until the judgment debt is satisfied.  Goods and income reflect a commodities such as crops or rent not the conveyance of the property itself.  Benoni Lockwood is referred in this deed as the Terre tenant  which indicates the occupant of the land.  One who has interest in a judgment debtor land after the judgment creditor’s lien has attached to the land (such as subsequent purchasers). 

 

1864

Date of Deed: 12/30/1864

Deed book no. 139, pp 133

Grantors: Benoni Lockwood et ex (Florence B.)

Grantee: Amelia C. Platt (wife of Clayton T. Platt)

Parcel no.1: Stone dwelling house, tenant house and stable. Approximately 4 acres.

Consideration: $20,000.00

Comments: In description of the parameters of the property Bernoni Lockwood is mentioned as an owner of adjoining property.

 

1857

Date of Deed: 0414/1857

Deed book no.: 105, pp393

Grantors: Laurence Lewis

Grantee: Bernoni Lockwood

Parcel no. 1: 112 acres

Consideration: $17,301.19

Comments: Within this deed is additional information for a sale dated June 1, 1854. deed book no. TH 148,pp 549.  Lawrence Lewis Jr. and Henry M. Olmsted assignees to Amelia and Clayton Platt (Clayton Platt with William P. Platt, William Platt Jr. and Charles Platt, under the name of William Platt and sons).  53 acres, 22perches and 96/100 of a perch of land (a perch refers to 5.5 yards).

 

1851

Date of Deed: May 19, 1851

Deed book no. 80, pp 492

Grantors: John Krieble and wife

Grantee: Clayton T. Platt

Parcel no.1: Plantation farm, track of land, barn. 112 acres one quarter and ten perches. Composed of four contiguous tracks or parcels of land.

Consideration: 22,500.00

These four parcels of land were described as follows:

1: One situated in Germantown, 10 acres, 12 perches.

                 December 10, 1829

                 Deed book no.: 36, pp444

                 John Peters conveyed to John Krieble

2: One situated in Springfield, 10 acres, 12 perches.

                 April 18, 1836

                 Deed book no. 52, pp357

                 Suzanna Crefs, will of Jacob Crefs deceased, conveyed to John Krieble

3: One situated in Springfield, 30 acres, 97 perches.

                 April 2, 1835

                 Deed book no. 73, pp574 (or could be 514)

                 Samuel Krieble to John Krieble

4: One situated in Germantown/Springfield, 60 acres three fourths and 11 perches.

                 April 2, 1835

                 Deed book no. 73, pp 574(or could be 514)

                 Christopher Yeukle, deceased, will dated March 18, 1836 to son-in-law John

            Krible and Agnes (Agnes and Sarah Schultz, siblings April, 2, 1845)

Consideration for parcel 3 and 4: $5,000.00 in one year after his (Christopher Yeukle) decease.

Comments: This is when it becomes complicated, with numerous deed transactions taking place to create a large parcel of land which includes the present property at 8700 Montgomery Avenue. We also ran out of time. Deed books were available back to number one when Montgomery County split from the city of Philadelphia to be come a separate county in 1784.