Linck, George



Linck, George


George Linck was a master builder elected to the Carpenters' Company in 1816. Linck resided at 12 Castle street. He served the Company as Warden from 1822-24 and Treasurer from 1843-57. He also served three terms on the Managing Committee. George Linck died in 1861.

Biography from the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings site, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Tom Stokes

Member Number


Last Name


First Name


Deceased Date


Date Elected


Office Held

Treasurer, 1843-57
Warden, 1822-24

Committee Membership

Managing Committee, 1825-27,35-37,40-42

Business Address

10 Castle St. (CD) (1830)


Carpenters' Co. Minutes-1856-9 Theodore Colladay offered resolution which was unanimously adopted: that the thanks of this Company be and they are hereby presented to George Linck, Esq., for the careful management of the finances and the faithful performance of all the duties of said office of which he has been the incumbent for 15 years. ------------------- City Records D.S.B. book #335; filed August 13, 1812 George Link (sp?) and Christopher Broom trading under the firm of Linck and Broom. DSB judgement confessed for $238 by bond and warrant of attorney dated June 1812 and conditioned for the payment $119 on the 23rd day of December 1812 together with lawful interest for the same. ------------------ City Records D.S.B. book #337; filed May 29, 1816; satisfied January 20, 1818 George Linck vs. Nathaniel Gilhorn. Claim for $800 against a three story brick messuage or house situate on the south side of Library street the third door west of Delaware Fourth street in the city of Philadelphia for carpenters work and materials done and furnished in the constructing of the said messuage or house. ----------------- City Records D.S.B. book #345; filed August 25, 1832; no satisfaction noted George Linck vs. Nathaniel S. Wilburn. Claim for 208.18 against a lot on the south side of Filbert street about 3 feet from the east side of Schuykill 6th street, 18 feet on Filbert street, 106 deep to Jones alley with a frame building on said alley plastered on theoutside, for carpenters work done. ----------------- City Directory - 1814, 20 - George, carpenter, 10th above Race City Directory - 1840, 45, 50 - George, carpenter, corner Buttonwood & 11th; house SW corner 10th & Cherry. 1854 - George, carpenter, SW corner 10th & Cherry. ********************* 12/23/12: Sean Moriarty 816-854-6771 410 Wyndham Dr Lansing KS 66043 George Linck of Philadelphia, PA. Born abt 1785. Member begining abt 1816. Died 1861. message: Looking for any information beside what is above. I am pretty certain I am decended from George Linck, but searching for information to factually make sure. reply 12/27/12: BBK Mr. Moriarty In response to your search for information about your ancestor, the information listed below is all that I have. He was treasurer of the Carpenters' Company from 1843 to 1857. I suggest you go to the website for the Pennsylvania Genealogical Society that is a wealth of information on our ancestors. You will find it most helpful and for a small fee one of them might do the research for you which can be time consuming. Best of luck

Grantor Records Notes

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