Northwestern suburbs

**POTTER, CHAS. A. - ANGLECOT - EYRE, W. - F,H46G
bio: Potter, Charles Adams(1860-1925)m83 Harriet Anne Lucas(d1928)
- mfr of linoleum - s/Thos Potter m'45 Adaline Coleman Bower
loc: nw - CHESTNUT HILL, PA
- Prospect & Evergreen
bldg: 1883 - - Hotchkin, mantel, dwg Bldg86 alt
sl

Potter, Anglecot
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 484:
poem, re "the very pretty, but very quaint house of
Mr. Charles A. Potter." The position of the house is a good one
for displaying its unique beauty, at the junction of two avenues,
and so arranged as to command both. A nice lawn extends itself
before the mansion. The tile and shingle work on the exterior,
the front gables and quaint little balcony, and the upper front
gable, and the sundial, has each a peculiar charm of its own.
One front gable bursts out from the other. There is a half-door
at the front entrance, and a rustic seat in the front balcony.
Any one of the peculiar features of this dwelling would give
character ot a house, but in combination they are like the
characteristics of a great man who excels his neighbors in many
ways. This strikes me as one of the quaintest and most
picturesque houses in Chestnut Hill, and it is welcome in the
variety which it gives. The material is brick below and tile and
shingles above. The shingles have an ancient look. There is a
hipped-roof on a side gable. The front of the second story
projects over the lower one. . . . One of the front gables is
finished in white color. The building is a regular antique. A
long, narrow window, one pane wide, cuts the bricks and shingles
of the lower side of the front of the house. The windows are
square-topped with black sash, though one upper front window is
curved. [cf. hse of Alma Tadema].


**BIDDLE, ALEX. - LANORAIE - FX2,H37 [riy]
bio: Biddle, Alex. F.(1819-99), m. 1855 Julia Williams Rush
banker, on bd of city trusts,pres at d., dir PaRR - d.2May99 s/Thos Biddle, banker, TB&Co
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Stenton Ave, e/Paper Mill Rd
bldg: 1850 c? - - eye

A Biddle
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut
Hill
, 1889, p. 438:
"The first place on the left is that of Colonel
Alexander Biddle. A new wall was being constructed along the
avenue when I viewed it. Pretty flower beds adorned the yard.
The proprietor kindly allows strangers to share the magnificent
view which strecthes for many miles before the delighted eye of
one who stands on the piazza of this mansion."

**DE TURCK, J. G. [..]- CHANDLER, T. P. - F [- riy]
bio: De Turck, Jacob G.
- mfr
- 1886G: upholsterers' materials, w/Brown, DeTurck & Co.
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Stenton, swc New - eye
bldg: 1885 c? - - alt
**DUNN, GEORGE G. [..]- CHANDLER, T. P. - F [- riy]
bio: Dunn, George Garrett
- banker, w/ Dunn Bros, bankers (4 Dunns)
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- 8310 Crittenden, c Gravers La
bldg: 1888 - - datestone,BG88, B&D Feb 88- ext
**HOUSTON, H. H. - DRUIM-MOIR - HEWITT, G. W. - F
bio: Houston, Henry Howard (1820-95) m.1856 Sarah S. Bonnell
- transportation, finance, r.est
- Pa. RR from 1851,dirPaRR d.21Jun95
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- 777 Valley Green Rd
bldg: 1885-86 - - turret, Hotchkin - - alt

Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889
(cont.)

p. 325 on

Houston, Druim Moir
Hotchkin, Germantown,
Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill
, 1889, p. 422-24: name means
"Great Ridge." name of abbey, later
protestant cathedral for Co. Down, Ireland, w/ castle. "Mr.
Houston's fine mansion is built of local stone, wityh granite
trimmings and shingle roof. The location is at the end of the
ridge on which the Wissahickon Inn lies. One of the most
striking features of the building is a fine English Tower five
stories in height, with a battlement surrounding it, containing a
portion of the library in the lower story. The house is of a
composite style of architecture. At the eastern side of the
mansion a piazza commences which runs southwest round the tower
and then to the end of the dining-room. An ample porte-
cochere
invites the guests to enter. The kitchen is in the rear of the
carriage entrance. An embattled square-roofed erection rises in
the rear of the porte-cochere, covering the entrance. Three
gables in English fashion face the northeast whole an oriel rises
with its conical top, next which an exposed outer chimney gives
another English touch to the exterior. Adjoining this, a dormer
window prettily breaks the roof. The grounds were tastefully
laid out byu the owner, and winding drives and natural shrubbery
which adorned the ground before the erection of the house, mingle
with flower and rhododendron beds planted by Mr.
Houston."
from Appleton's Rural Homes: "One of the largest and
most commanding suburban villas in this country is that owned by Mr.
H. H. Houston, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The walls are
built and faced with Chestnut Hill gray stone, laid in coursed
work, rock face, and the trimmings are of Eastern granite.
Entering the building, we find the hall and stairway in oak; the
parlor in butternut, the reception- room in mahogany; the library
and dining-room in quartered oak; the office in cherry; the
servants' quarters in white pine; and the principal bedrooms, in
oak, cherry, and sycamore. Particular attention may be directed
to the high wainscoting of the main hall, and to the wooden
ceiling on each floor; also to the dome at the top, with a centre
skylight. All the columns and archesof the hall are in oak, with
carved poanles and caps. The wainscoting of the dining-room and
library is accompanied by paneled ceilings in aok. The work was
fininshed in July, 1886. On leaving the house one casts a
respectful glance at the large red-stone mantel in the hall and
the mosaic floors in the vestibule. The architects were Messrs.
G. W. Hewitt and W. D. Hewitt, of Philadelphia."
- "Considered in its more general aspect, this house has many
manifestations of common sense in architecture. For example, in
arranging the rooms connected with the kitchen, care has been
taken that the servants shall be required to traverse as little
space as possible in the performance of their duties; the
butler's pantry has been put jusrt where it is most convenient,
without interfering in the least with the more important rooms.
In this position it serves also the useful purpose of preventing
the necessary odors of the kitchen from permeating the hall and
library, and is of convenient size, with appropriate dresser, shelving,
drawers and closet. The practice of incorporating what
is known in England as a serving or side-board room, in the
interior plan of the house, is less common here than there,
although, where the house is one of any pretensions, the purpose
of the sideboard-room, . . . Furthermore, the architect has
succeeded in arranging the various rooms of the fiurst floor as
to provide each with the requisite space, and to locate all as
compactly as possible. The drawing-room is not so large as to
rob the library. Whenever an opportunity has offered for
favoring one room above naother, the preference has been given to
those rooms in which the fmaily pass most of their time; and for
them special arrangements have been made in the interest of
ventilation and heating. The value of light in these apartments
could not have been more throughly appreciated; and there is
little disposition to saifice this luxury for the sake of adding
a convenient piazza or introducing an imposing balcony. . . . It
seems as if the owner had said tot he architect, 'What I desire,
first of all, is a comfortable place to live in'; and as if the
architects, in meeting this wish, had possessed adequate
apprehensions of the necessity of treating servabts well, if the
full measure of household comfort was to be secured. The
position of the porch, in relation to the points of the compass,
has been carefully considered. Some porches are so heavily built
that they dwarf the impression made by the walls themselves; and
others are so large that they seem intended as places of
permanent abode, or at least to serve the purpose of an
entrance-hall. Nothing of this kind occurs in the house at hand; and
when we come to the entrance-hall itself, we find it both artistic in
its appurtenances and convenient in its dimensions, as if in
memory of the fact that in our modern house it is all that
remains of the old Gothic hall."

**LEWIS, HERMAN A. [..]- BOYDEN, A. J. - F,G68 [- riy]
bio: Lewis, herman a.
- banker
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Crittenden bel Gravers la
bldg: 1888 - - B&D, T&M- ext

**NEWHALL, CHARLES A. [..]- EYRE, W. - F,H19
bio: Newhall, Charles Allerton(1847-1912)m72Phebe A Willing(d1912
- sugar refiner, cricketeer - s/Thomas Newhall,sugar refnr
d/ChasWllng
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- esd W Chestnut Hill Ave,s/smnl
bldg: 1884 to 85- land purch to ref in Bldg- alt

Newhall
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut
Hill
, 1889, p. 462:
"Charles Newhall has a modern residence on Chestnut
avenue, at the end of rex avenue, near Mr. Middleton's place.
There is no fence around the grounds to check the view, and this
is always pleasing. The side of the house runs along parallel
with the side of the avenue. The foundation is of blue stone,
which extends half way up the first story, terminating in a wall
around the rear of the mansion. Above there is brick work, with
square topped-windows, but in the second story at the end gable
there is a triple window, with a semi-circular arch over the
middle division, according to an antique style. In the rear part
of the building there is woodwork above the stone. The porch in
front is inclosed by a brick wall on two sides a few feet upward.
An old orchard in the lawn indicates an old settlement before the
building of the present house."

Charles A. Newhall / Clark, E W, jr.

Bldg Nov 1885: Chas Newhall res, Highland Ave, just finished, Eyre designed.

source: Lydia Jane Clark, Letters of Lydia Jane Clark, 1858-1936 (Boston, Mass., 1939):
Edward Walter Clark Jr. (b 1857) m Lydia Jane Newhall (b Gtn 1858-1936)
EWC son of Edward White Clark and Mary Todhunter Sill
(other siblings Clarence M Clark, Joseph Sill Clark [Havard], 3 more)
LJC dau of Thomas Allerton Newhall (c. 1813- 2 Jan 1892) and Jane Sarah Cushman.
(10 bros: other siblings C A Newhall, b1847 [Eyre client], D S Newhall b1857 [MMW client]
EWC & LJC had 4 kids from 1885.
p1: Newhalls at "Walnut Cottage" in 1863.
Newhall bros were cricketers 5 Newhalls & 6 Wisters vs Gtn team
LJC engaged to EWC in Dec 1881, m 31 Oct 1882.
p30: EWC to be taken into partnership with father i Jan 1882.
Newhall refinery closes in early 1882. Dan gets job w/ PARR
p36: by 1883 they are at "Quaker lady"( by April: "Phantom Hearth") at Manheim & McKean. 'but it is not at all the house we shuld have if we had been able to build."
Chas & Phebe on English cricket tourm, June 1884.
letter of 1 Aug 1889: LJC "had a letter form Charlie McKim the other day (acknowledging the 1884 book)." His compliment on cricket success of YACC. "I have only recently been able to take up the scheme of the G.C.C., but am working hard at it and hope during the month of Aug. to submit finished designs for your approval."
p56: by Sept 1889: another house, "Keewaydin." being prep'd. at St Martin's, C Hill.
p77: letter 16 June 1900, re Bay Head: "I have certainly never met a man at B.H. unless you count the Eyre brothers."
mid 1902 article by Mrs. taylor planned in Quaker Quality re 'beautiful estates of C Hill. LJC declines.
101: seeking properties on Frnt St "where we want to build some small houses."


**PAGE, JOS. JR. - EDGELEY - CHANDLER, T. P. - F,H50
bio: Page, Joseph F., jr.
- lawyer, & 1889: Page Bros (JFjr & Louis R) real estate - s/ Jos Page Sr & Ellen Hansell
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Sunset Ave s/Reading Pike
bldg: 1885 by - - - mentioned PPressSe85,Hotchkin
sl

Page Jr
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 431:
"Mr. Page has a residence on Sunset avenue and the
Reading pike. He is a son of the gentleman who has a mansion on
'Sugar Loaf.'"
**PAGE, JOSEPH SR. - WYNDECLIFFE - CHANDLER, T. P. - F,H17
bio: Page, Joseph French (d. c. 1897) m Ellen Forde Hansell
- merc - f/Louis Rodman P. (1861-1929), Jos Jr.
- teas, 1886: Wm H. & L. R. Page (WHP,LRP,JFP),&real est - JP
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- 9230 Germantown Ave
bldg: - 1875-76 - - Contosta, CH, p62- ext
sl

Page Sr.
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut
Hill
, 1889, p. 431:
[there] "Charles W. Trotter and Joseph F. Page have
beautiful mansions of stone on splendid sites, which afford good
views. . . . Mr. Page's gently sloping lawn reaches down tot eh
turnpike."

John J. Macfarlane, History of Early Chestnut Hill (Phila., 1927), p131:
wsd Gtn Ave, beyond Bells mills, "was the farm of William Stroud, Sr., on which in 1850 was a stone quarry. About 1863 edward trotter purchased his tract and erected a house thereon, and later Joseph Page and John Thompson built the houses adjoining." [Sugarloaf]


**PATTERSON, C. STUART - GRACE HILL - F [- riy]
bio: Patterson, Christopher Stuart(1842-1924)m67Ellen Stuart -
- lawyer, judge (bar 1865), UP1860, f=1808-87, re law,dean - s/Josph Patterson&Jane Cuyler
- d9Nov1924 - ES=d/GeoHS
- 1:Joseph Patterson
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
8420 Prospect, w/Gravers La
bldg: 1870 c? - eye - alt

Patterson
Hotchkin,
Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 444-45:
"We now cross Prospect avenue and on the right the
late Joseph Patterson's place, and next the abode of John C.
Sims, the son-in-law of Joseph Patterson. Joseph Patterson was
the president of the Western National Bank. The house in which
he lived is a pleasant and ample stone mansion with an extensive
lawn about it. Bteween Judge Patterson's residence and Prospect
avenue. on the corner of Union avenue, is the pretty gray stone,
ivy covered mansion of J. E. Terry. This lies on the left in
going from Stenton avenue. A bay window adorns the
mansion."
**POTTER, THOS., MRS. - THE EVERGREEN[s] - F
bio: Potter, thomas(1819-78) m1845 Adaline Coleman Bower(1818-96)
- mfr - TP b. Ireland
- widow of oil cloth mfr, city councilman, banker - h d.29Sp78 - sons CAP,WP,TPjr
- 1:EdwS Sanford,55-62
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Summit & Prospect
bldg: 1855 to 62 - Hotchkin 89, for Edw S Sanford - dem

Thos Potter
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 437:
"We next reach Thomas Potter's estate, where his
widow resides. The house was erected by S. Sanford, of the Adams
Express Company. The building is a large one, and square in form
with a double piazza. An arch of stone leading to the porch, and
a gable with two irregular dormer windows, guve variety to this
mansion."

**POTTER, WM. [..]- PEARSON, GEO. T - F [- riy]
bio: Potter, Wm. Henry(1852-) m1878 Jane K. Vanuxem(1855-97)#2sis
- lawyer, politician, oilcloth mfr w/father's firm - s/Thos Potter& ACBP
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- sec Stenton & Gravers La
bldg: 1884 -Hotchkin,PAFIco- dem

Wm Potter
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 444:
"Next on Stenton is William Potter's newly-built
house. The architecture is quaint and striking. The tiled roof
is all corners, gables and windows. The porte- cochere piazza,
and red ornamenatl chimneys afford a pretty variety. Striking
little windows peep at you . . . The upper roof of the front
slopes to within a few feet of the ground."
[print, p. 485, from
precisely same angle as photo]

Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 484:
"The striking architectural mansion, of which a cut
is here shown . . . was built in the spring of 1884. The
architect was George N. Pearson."

**PRICE, THOMAS C. - OAK SHADE - F,H26
bio: Price, Thomas Callender (1845-1901) m Susan H. Trotter - eye
s/Joseph Price & Eliz Simmons? - 1:Clayton Platt
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Montgomery Ave w/Birch Ave
bldg: 1870 c? -
sl

T C Price
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut
Hill
, 1889, p. 445:
"T. C. Price's place at the lower corner of Birch
lane and Montgomery avenue is marked by a fine old tree at its
entrance. A curve in the road makes the house and grounds
prominent, as it faces Birch lane, and the ivy-clad front and
gable render the sight a pleasing one."

John J. Macfarlane, History of Early Chestnut Hill (Phila., 1927).
p136-37: "beyond was the house of Thomas C. Price, built by Clayton Platt, son of William Platt, and still farther was the magnificent home of John Lowber Welsh."


**STEWART, T. McI. - STONE CLIFFE - CHANDLER, T. P. - F,G60 -
bio: Stewart, Thomas McIntosh (c1829-90)
- kin of Mr. Charles Taylor
- d7Aug1890 -
- 1:MrsChas Taylor,'80
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- ssd Norwood Ave
bldg: 1880-81 - -Mrs.CT blt it AABN 20 Nov 1880, Sheldon,post

G C Thomas Greystock
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 451
[engraving of 3-bay, mansarded and w/ tower]
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill,
1889, p. 488:
"Mrs. Charles Taylor's place is entered by a drive,
cut into the ground by reason of the conformation of the hill.
The old trees have been allowed to remain. The foundations of
the massive stone building are of immense size. The house is
like that of Mr. E. Benson in its grand and castle-like
appearance. The roof is broken by lines that make it
picturesque. A bay window varies the exterior of the house. A
porte-cochere, with its heavy stone archway, faces Sunset
avenue.
The fortress-like foundations and the regualr irregularity of the
Taylor mansion make it a pretty and striking object in the
landscape."

John J. Macfarlane, History of Early Chestnut Hill (Phila., 1927), p131:
at Birch La & Montgomery Ave is the house of Geo C Thomas.
p127: Charles Taylor own house, Stonecliffe. Also built Edgecumbe.


**THOMAS, GEORGE C. - GREYSTOCK - CHANDLER, T. P. - FX2,G61 [riy]
bio: Thomas, George Clifford (1839-1909) m Ada E. Moorhead -
- financier, w/ Jay Cooke &Co till 1873, then A J Drexel,PE - s/John W Thomas, Cheltenham merchant
- ch d21Apr1909 - 1:MrsChas Taylor,'80
loc: nw - Chestnut Hill
- Norwood Ave
bldg: 1880-81 - see T M Stewart, post w/i gabl

NB: GCT house in portfolio is same as Stonecliffe. GCT was in Greystock, n/Stenton, earlier. see also Detweiler, C Hill.

John J. Macfarlane, History of Early Chestnut Hill (Phila., 1927), p131:
at Birch La & Montgomery Ave is the house of Geo C Thomas.


**CROTHERS, STEVENSON - ROSLYN HEIGHTS - HUTTON, ADDISON - F [riy]
bio: Crothers,Stevenson(1860-1935)m1Alice Poultney Morris(1864-05 )
- insurance, & stock farm, 60 acres - s/Wm S & Harriet Stevenson
- d17Spt1935 -
loc: nw - Erdenheim
- Paper Mill Rd, wsd, n/Montgomy
bldg: - 1885 to89?, map85 to Hotch 89 -
ext
**AYRES, G. RALSTON  [..]- HAZLEHURST & HUCKEL - F
bio: Ayres, G. Ralston (c1845-90)
- merchant - mfr, saddlery hardware, 1889: w/Wm Ayres & Son - d9Dec90
loc: nw - GERMANTOWN
- CHELTEN AVE
bldg: 1888 - - B&D,Oct88 - dem

Ayers & Huckel

Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, pp. 536-37: [ill together, sim view A, more of H's side]:
"These new residences occupy the western half of what was
formerly the Ketterlinus estate and creditably represent the new
style of suburban architecture, for which this section, including
School Lane, is noted. The house of G. Ralston Ayers . . .
overlooks the century-old trees on the Strawbridge estate. From
the tower of this house a view is afforded of the Wissahickon
valley and Roxboro beyond and stretching away as far as Chestnut
Hill. It is one of the handsomest of the new residences in this
beautiful suburb, and possesses many unique points in
architecture, promient among them being the large hall and
stairway from the first floor to skylight and tower, all finished
in hand-carved hard woods. The draperies and ornamentation are
in perfect harmony. The wall, ceiling and frieze of each room
are in one color but in many different shades, and so delicately
blended as to produce a most pleasing effect."
Ayers & Huckel

Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, pp. 536-37: [ill together, sim view A, more of H's side]:
"These new residences occupy the western half of what was
formerly the Ketterlinus estate and creditably represent the new
style of suburban architecture, for which this section, including
School Lane, is noted. . . . The adjoining residence of Mr.
Huckel is a sample of the revival of the old colonial style, with
its black-end brick, classic column and quaint shingled gables,
simimlar to many of the historic houses herein described, and is
a creditable example of the professional skill of Mr. Huckel who
was the architect of both of these buildings."

**CLARK, E. W. [..]- FX2,H20
bio: Clark, Edward White(1828-1904)m55Mary Todhunter Sill(1835-08)
- finance - s/EnochWClark,bnkr1802-56/7)&SarahCDodge
- banker w/ E. W. Clark & Co, est 1837 - EWC?
loc: nw - GERMANTOWN,SCHOOL LA
- Wissahickon & Schlhse La, nec
bldg: 1859 c? - - pafico pol w/ plan- dem

Clark, E W, jr.

source: Lydia Jane Clark, Letters of Lydia Jane Clark, 1858-1936 (Boston, Mass., 1939):
Edward Walter Clark Jr. (b 1857) m Lydia Jane Newhall (b Gtn 1858-1936)
EWC son of Edward White Clark and Mary Todhunter Sill
(other siblings Clarence M Clark, Joseph Sill Clark [Havard], 3 more)
LJC dau of Thomas Allerton Newhall (c. 1813- 2 Jan 1892) and Jane Sarah Cushman.
(10 bros: other siblings C A Newhall, b1847 [Eyre client], D S Newhall b1857 [MMW client]
EWC & LJC had 4 kids from 1885.
p1: Newhalls at "Walnut Cottage" in 1863.
Newhall bros were cricketers 5 Newhalls & 6 Wisters vs Gtn team
LJC engaged to EWC in Dec 1881, m 31 Oct 1882.
p30: EWC to be taken into partnership with father i Jan 1882.
Newhall refinery closes in early 1882. Dan gets job w/ PARR
p36: by 1883 they are at "Quaker lady"( by April: "Phantom Hearth") at Manheim & McKean. 'but it is not at all the house we shuld have if we had been able to build."
Chas & Phebe on English cricket tourm, June 1884.
letter of 1 Aug 1889: LJC "had a letter form Charlie McKim the other day (acknowledging the 1884 book)." His compliment on cricket success of YACC. "I have only recently been able to take up the scheme of the G.C.C., but am working hard at it and hope during the month of Aug. to submit finished designs for your approval."
p56: by Sept 1889: another house, "Keewaydin." being prep'd. at St Martin's, C Hill.
p77: letter 16 June 1900, re Bay Head: "I have certainly never met a man at B.H. unless you count the Eyre brothers."
mid 1902 article by Mrs. taylor planned in Quaker Quality re 'beautiful estates of C Hill. LJC declines.
101: seeking properties on Frnt St "where we want to build some small houses."


**BREWSTER, F. CARROLL, JDG [..]- F [- pencl]
bio: Brewster, Frederick Carroll(1825-98)m1850 Emma Barton d.1882
- lawyer, judge, atty gen Pa'69 - s/Francis E Brewster
- up 1841, 44 - sons FredC&FrancsEB
- city slctr'62 d. 30Dec98
loc: nw - Germantown
5.. W. Manheim
bldg: 1870 c? - - eye dem

**COXE, EDWIN T. [..]- HEWITT, G. W. - F -
bio: Coxe, edwin t. (d. by 1894?)
- merc
- conveyancer, 524 Walnut
loc: nw - Germantown
- 280 W. WALNUT LANE, nec Wayne
bldg: 1885 - - PHSS,mentd PhT88

**CROWELL, GEO. G. - HAWTHORN - WILLIAMSON, T. R. - F,H43G
bio: Crowell, George Gibbons (1850-1905) m. Lucy Graham Perkins
- ins - s/Wm Geo Crowell, 1824-81 m. Anna R Gano
- 1888 pres Ins Co of st of Pa
loc: nw - Germantown
- 62.. Musgrave, nsd, w/Tulpehknsl
bldg: 1884 - - AABN 12 Jan84, proposes bldg - dem

**DOUGHERTY, T. HARVEY - THE PINES - JOHNSON, LINDLEY - F
bio: Dougherty, Thomas Harvey (1853- ) & Amelia Wiener
distiller - s/Chas A. D.bro-in-law of Mr. Sill, nxt
- 1886:w/J. A. Dougherty Sons, att UP 1869-70.
loc: nw - Germantown
- esd Schoolhse Lane
bldg: 1885 c? - - eye - dem

Sill, Dougherty
S. F. Hotchkin, Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 130: "Mr. Sill's fine large Queen Anne cottage . . . The similar residence of Mr. Dougherty, Mr. Sill's brother-in-law, is adjacent."

**FOULKE, WM. G. [..]- Pearson, George T. - FX2 [pencl]
bio: Foulke, William Green m. Anna E. Jeanes -
- lawyer, passed bar 1865,
- desc of John Foulke
loc: nw - Germantown
- W. Tulpehocken, wsd bel Greene
bldg: 1888,89 - B&DJun88 - on downspout:89 - dem
**HENDRICKSON, S. A. - MAPLE TERRACE FRASER, JOHN - F
bio: Hendrickson, Samuel A.
- mfr
- 1886: w/ Stewart, Ralph & Co., snuff
loc: nw - Germantown
- nwc Manheim & Morris
bldg: 1880 c? - - eye- dem
**HUCKEL, S. JR. [..]- HAZLEHURST & HUCKEL - F
bio: Huckel, Samuel jr. (1853or58-1917)
- architect, w/ H&H from 1881 - s/Wm S and Ruth A. Huckel, b Fkfd, CHSch
- d18Apr1917
loc: nw - Germantown
- W. Chelten ab Wisshkn Ave
bldg: 1888 - - B&D Oct88, Hotchkin ill 1889 - dem

**JUSTICE, W. W. [..]- F [- riy]
bio: Justice, William Wirt
- merc - -
- wool merchant w/ Justice, Bateman & Co.
loc: nw - Germantown
- esd Manheim n McKean
bldg: 1860 c? -- eye- dem
**KIMBALL, FRED. J. - RED GATE - PEARSON, GEO. T - F,H18G
bio: Kimball, Frederick J.
- 1886-95: pres,Norfolk&Western RR, 333 Walnut
loc: nw - Germantown
- wsd School hse La
bldg: 1880 to 84- eye, Lippcott article 1884 - dem

Kimball
S. F. Hotchkin, Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 129: "opposite is J. Kimball's modern house. It is in Queen Anne style, and is constructed of stone, brick and wood, having a red-tiled roof. There is a conservatory on the west side and a fine stone gateway."

**MASON, RICH'D S. - CERNE - F
bio: Mason, Richard Servetus (1837-1912) m. 186? Mary Thomas
- mfr - MT=dau Chas J. Thomas, RSM s/James Mason
- vp father's firm, blacking
loc: nw - Germantown
- School hse La, esd, bel Wisshk
bldg: 1865 c? - - eye- dem

Mason
S. F. Hotchkin, Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 133: "Mason's modern stone cottage, with its mullioned windows.

**MAURY, J. ROBB - CLOVER HILL - WINDRIM, J. H. - F
bio: Maury, James Robb(c1852-1905) mJulia D. Gardette (c.1854-1901)
- merc - s/Rev Matthew F. Maury & Eliz Chipman
- 1886: wool merchant - d31Oct1905
loc: nw - Germantown
- unloc
- - ssd Wiss,w/Abbotsford?
bldg: 1885 c? - - eye

**McKEAN, H. P. - FERN HILL - F,H47G
bio: McKean, Henry Pratt (1810-94) m.1841 Phebe Eliz. Warren
- merchant in cntg hse of Henry Pratt, inherits 1838 - Grdnr59
- UP1826n d.5Jan94 - s/Thos McKean (1779-1852) & Sarah Pratt
- HPM
loc: nw - Germantown
- Apsley bel McKean
bldg: 1849 to 52?Sidney, JC-landscape? - - genea/land purch toFFI- dem
sl
**SCOTT, W. H. [..]- PEARSON, GEO. T - F [- pencl]
bio: Scott, William H.
- printer, 1886: w/ Allen, Lane Scott, printers
loc: nw - Germantown
- Wayne c Schoolhse La
bldg: 1886 - - Hotchkin, 1889 dem

W H Scott
S. F. Hotchkin, Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 133: "One of the Modern Houses in Germantown is that built in 1886, by Mr. William H. Scott on the corner of School Lane and Wayne Avenue. It possesses several attractive features among which is an Old English Walnut tree growing out of the stable porch. Mr. Scott preferred to build around it rather than cut the tree down."

**STOTESBURY, E. T. [..]- F [riy]
bio: Stotesbury, Edward Townsend(1849-1938) m Fanny B. Butcher,d81
- financier, Drexel & Co, from 1866 - s\Thos P. S.& Martha P.
- m2 Eva, 1912
loc: nw - Germantown
- - W. Tulpehocken, nsd
bldg: 1890 c? - - eye

source: Horace Mather Lippincott, A Narrative of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, with some account of Springfield, Whitemarsh and Cheltenham Townships in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (Jenkintown, 1948).
p146: b 1849 6th & Spruce, son of Thomas P S, PE and mother, Martha Parker, a Quaker. TPS family from Sulgrave, Northhamptn, UK.
ETS named after Edw Y Townsend. grad Friends Central 1865, Youth 1603 Green St. family since 1865 summered on land on OYR till TPS death in 1888.
ETS m 2 Apr 1873 to Fannie B. Butcher, dau Thos & Ann P. lived at 1515 Mt Vernon.
in father's sugar refinery, then Drexel & Co., 1871 Drexel Morgan & Co.,
founmded by FMD in 1837, d. 1863 in RR accident. son AJD became Sr partner
"In 1881 a new home was bult on a portion of the Stotesbury land in Chelten Hills, but Mrs. S died in November of that year before it was completed. occ each summer until 1890, Later purchased by bro-in-law Ellis D Williams. ETS wintered at Aldine.
p150: in 1890 family moved to Germantown and a handsome but modest house was erected at Tulpehocken Street at number 225 west of Greene Street. "In 1899 he purchased 40 acres at East and Mermaid Lane in Springfield Township."
m (2) 17 Jan 1912 to Lucretia Roberts Cromwell.


**STRAWBRIDGE, J. C. - TORWORTH - HUTTON, ADDISON - F,H02
bio: Strawbridge, Justus Clayton (1838-1911) m. Mary Lukens
- merchant, financier, Strawbridge & Clothier?
loc: nw - Germantown
School hse La, swc Wissahickon
bldg: 1885- 86alt- Sheldon, date in gable,RIBA dw - dem79

Strawbridge
S. F. Hotchkin, Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 133: "Within a year or two Mr. Justice C. Strawbridge, f the firm of Strawbridge & Clothier, purchased it. He is enlarging the mansion. The grounds are extensive. The porte cochere is prominent. The front of the house is broken into various angles."

**WRIGHT, JAS. A. - HAZELBROOK - F,H42
bio: Wright, James A.(1815-94)m1838Martha Tatum (1815-44),m2
- pres shipping firm, c. 1871, Peter Wright & Sons [see - s/Peter Wright
- Griscmd.7June94 - JAWm2 1850, Mary L Cook
loc: nw - Germantown
- ssd Wissahckon Ave w/Abbotsfd sl
bldg: 1850to 84?- eye, 1884 Lippincott's article

**SILL, H. M. - SHENLEY - JOHNSON, LINDLEY - F,H15G
bio: Sill, Harold Montgomery (1854-) m1877 Pauline Wiener(1855-00)
- banker w/E W Clark from 1871 - s/John Todhunter Sill&Sarah C. Dunlap
- ret 1888
loc: nw - Germantown,School La
- - b-i-law to Dougherty - esd Schoolhse la
bldg: 1884 - - downspout - dem

Sill, Dougherty
S. F. Hotchkin, Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 130: "Mr. Sill's fine large Queen Anne cottage . . . The similar residence of Mr. Dougherty, Mr. Sill's brother-in-law, is adjacent."

**ALLEN, FRANK OLCOTT - ENFIELD - WILLIAMSON, T. R. - F,G59 [- riy]
bio: Allen, Frank Olcott - on facad
- insurance, 1889: Frank Olcott Allen & Co., 1892: pres, 412 W
loc: nw - ROSLYN HEIGHTS, PA
- Stenton Ave and Gravers La
bldg: 1888 - - Hotchkin:c.'81,PTSe85- ext

Allen
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut
Hill
, 1889, p. 443:
"Next on the left is Frank Alcott Allen's large
place. The house was built some eight or ten years ago. It
stands far in the rear of the street with an extensive lawn
before it. The cottage has an abundance of windows to admit
God's air and light, and suggests the Reverend Sidney Smith's
bright saying: 'Throw open the window and glorify the
room.'"

**GRATZ, LEWIS C. & WALTER [..] ROSLYN HEIGHTS - CRUMP, JOHN - F [- riy]
bio: Gratz, lewis c.& walter -
- LCG,1886:sec RR supplies
- 1895:pres, 138 S 4th - 1:Washington Brown
loc: nw - Wyndmoor
- e/ Paper Mill Rd
bldg: 1875 c?-- -eye,mentioned in Se85 on BthPk
**LEA, CHARLES M. - RYLSTON - COLLINS & AUTENRIETH - F -
bio: Lea, Charles M. (1853-1927) m. 1880 Hannah V. Cope, #2 1895
- publisher, 1886:w/ Lea Bros, pubs - s/ Henry Chas Lea
m2CharlotteABLee,d1945
loc: nw - Wyndmoor
- e/Paper Mill Rd
bldg: 1886 -- T&M
**WELSH, J. LOWBER - HILL-BROW - FURNESS & EVANS - F
bio: Welsh, John Lowber (d1904)m. Maria Newbold
- merchant, 1886: comm merc w/ S & J Welsh - s/John Welsh, min to GB, d. 1886
- d22Aug1904 - JLW
loc: nw - Wyndmoor
- Montgomery Ave, opp Birch La
bldg: 1880 - - AABN 28 Feb 80- dem

Welsh
Hotchkin, Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill, 1889, p. 443:
"The English looking house of John Lowber Welsh faces the end of Birch lane on Montgomery avenue. The position is a remarkably fine one for a dwelling. . . . The mansion which he has constructed is an architectural one of stone that would draw the attention of the passer-by for its beauty. A piazza gives the privelege of a view of uncommon extent and grandeur."

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