Doan, George W.



Doan, George W.


George W. Doan was a master builder from Philadelphia elected to the Carpenters' Company elected in 1841. Doan mostly built row houses all across the city. According to the 1845 Philadelphia Directory, Doan resided at 3 Union Square and was a carpenter by profession. Doan died in 1900.

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

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3 Union Square (CD) (1845)


City Directory - 1845 - George W., carpenter, 3 Union Square. -------------------- City Records D.C. Liens book #399; claim filed December 22, 1840; satisfied December 11, 1843 (with his signature) George W. Doan vs. William Nuttall. Claim for $1100 for labour and materials furnished against all that certain 3-story brick messuage and lot of ground situate on the west side of Schuylkill 7th street 62 feet southward from the south side of Vine street. -------------------- City Records D.C. Liens book #400; filed April17, 1841; no note of satisfaction George W. Doan vs. Wm. H. Elsegood. Claim for $893.93 for work and labour done and materials furnished, viz. carpenters work and lumber furnished against a 3 story brick building and 2-story kitchen situate on the north side of Queen street No. 215 between Delaware 5th and 6th streets in the District of Southwark. ----------------------- here his signature clearly is DOANE. City Records D.C. Liens book #402; filed March 27, 1844; satisfied Februay 21, 1845 (with his signature) George W. Doane vs. Benjamin Esler. Claim for $351.73 for carpenter work against a 3-story brick building situate at the northwest corner of Sch. 8th & Linden streets. ---------------------- City Records D.C. Liens book #403; filed December 24, 1851; no note of satisfaction GeorgeW. Doane vs. Rowland Tomlinson et al. Claim for $507.27 for carpenters work, lumber, hardware against all that certain 4-story brick building situate on the south side of Olive street on South Penn Square at the distance of 40 feet west of Broad street ; in front on Olive street 20 feet, depth of building 53 feet and of lot 59 feet to a 3 foot wide alley leading into Broad street.