Ellis, William H.

Metadata

Title

Ellis, William H.

Member Number

315*

Last Name

Ellis

First Name

William

Middle Name

H.

Deceased Date

1/1/1862

Descendant

See file "William J.H. Hough"
Mrs. Nancy Hough

Date Elected

1/1/1833

Business Address

213 N. 4th St. (CD) (1830)

Project

warehouse 242-44 N. Delaware (demolished)

Reference

City Directory - 1820 - William, carpenter, Marlborough near Beach 1824, 26 - William H., carpenter, 84 Dillwyn Also, William, house carpenter, Marlborough near Beach City Directory - 1830 - William H. Ellis, carpenter, 213 N. 4th St. 1835 - William H., carpenter, N. 6th above Buttonwood. 1840 - William H. Ellis & Co., lumber merchants, North 7th above Brown. 1845 - William H., carpenter, 7th below Parrish W.H. & N.W., plumbers and builders, Marshall and Parrish. 1850 - William H., plumber and builder, 350 N. 6th. W.H. & N.W., plumbers and builders, Marshall & Parrish. 1854 - William H., builder, 338 N. 7th. ---------------------- "Philadelphia Preserved" (page 64) John Brock Sons & Co. warehouse 242-44 N. Delaware Ave. and 243-45 N. Water st. Built 1850; William and N.W. Ellis, builders. Demolished 1950. ---------------------- City Records D.S.B. book #339; filed July 26, 1820; satisfied October 27, 1820 (with his signature) William H. Ellis vs. William Holby. Claim $428 against a three story brick house situated in 4th street east side above Callowhill street in the Northern Liberties, for carpenters work. --------------------- City Records D.S.B. book #339; filed October 21, 1821 (no record of satisfaction) Ellis & Woolley vs. Jonathan P. Smith. Claim $800 against two brick houses situate in Walnut street south side above 12th street Philadelphia, for carpenters work. -------------------- City Records D.S.B. book #344; three claims filed December 15, 1830; both satisfied October 18, 1831 William H. Ellis vs. George Lents. One claim for $400 against a two story brick house situate at the southeast corner of Coates and 7th streets in the District of Penn township, being 27 feet 6 inches on Coates street and 30 feet deep on 7th strert, at right angles with Coates street, for carpenters work done on said building. A second claim for $300 against a two story brick building situate on Coates street next adjoining the corner house on the southeast corner of Coates and 7th street in the District of Penn township, being 20 feet front on Coates street and 30 feet deep, for carpenters work done. A third claim for $250 against a two story brick house situate in 7th street on the east side, about 65 feet south of Coates street to the north line of the said house,, the front house being 15 feet square & having a kitchen back three stories high, for carpenters work. -------------------- City Records D.C. Liens book #404; filed June 6, 1854; satisfied January 11, 1855 William H. Ellis and Nathan W. Ellis trading as W.H. & N.W. Ellis vs. Michael R. Gummere et al. Claim for $1375 for carpenters work against 4-story brick building with iron front and lot of ground situate on the west side of Delaware 6th street at the distance of 57 feet northward from the north side of High street in front on 6th street 43 feet and in depth on the north side about 38 feet. (Lengthy lot description follows.)

File Number

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