Tresse, Thomas K.



Tresse, Thomas K.


Thomas K. Tresse was a house carpenter of Philadelphia elected to the Carpenters' Company in 1835. He belonged to an early Philadelphia Family and was likely descended or related to an earlier Philadelphia carpenter of the second half of the 1700s also named Thomas Tresse. He resided at 146 Catherine street in 1830. Five years later, in he resided at 155 Queen Street. Tresse died in 1843.

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

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146 Catharine St. (CD) (1830)


Prime Directory: Lists Thomas Tress & Tresse (Probably an ancestor) as house carpenter "back 123 Pine St. (1793, 97). ------------------- City Directory - 1824 - Thomas, carpenter, 170 S. 5th City Directory - 1830 - Thomas, carpenter, 146 Catharine St. 1835 - Thomas K., carpenter, 155 Queen. ------------------- City Records D.S.B. book#345; filed October 29, 1832; satisfied May 3, 1833 Thomas K. Tresse vs.James Managing Committee Minutesurtrie. Claim for $680 against all that certain lot of ground and the five story brick building thereon erected on the west side of south 5th street between Walnut & Spruce streets and commencing at about 187 feet 6 inches from the corner of Walnut street extending southward on 5th street 34 feet and in length or depth 100 feet bounded on the north by a building called the Odd Fellows Hall, for carpentry work done. ----------------- City Records D.C. liens; filed October 24, 1836; satisfied June3, 1839 (with his signature) Thomas K. Tresse vs. George Miller. Claim for $336.70 against a 3-story brick house situate at the southeast corner of 4th street & Merriots lane in the District of Southwark for carpenters work and materials for the erection of the same, within six months last past.