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Lot and Block » Lots 2-5, Block 10 Old Lots 2-4, Block 1
Name » Ware House (after 1938) Maize Cottage (from 1991)
Built » c. 1878-9 Assessment records indicate 1875
Built by » for E F Simpson
Style »
Owner(s) » Lot 3: Jesse H. Wilson, 28 August 1888 Rebecca Woodward (sublessee 6 February 1906) Mary E. Craig (sublesse 6 November 1909)
Lot and Block » Lot 4: E F Simpson, 1873 (Cert #31) R M Lockerman, 1894 (#412) Mary M Barrett, 1897 (#514) Mary E Craig, 1907 (Lots 3-4, #704) Netta Craig, 1914 (Lot 2, #896) Netta Craig Turkenton & Wm. J. Turkenton, 16 May 1929 Albert “Allie” E. Craig & Netta Craig Turkenton (Lots 3-4), 1937 (liber 668 folio 422) C. Carroll Ware & Alice W. Ware, 15 July 1938 (lot 2: liber 707 folio 61; lots 3-4: liber 707 folio 60) C. Carroll Ware, 1957 C. Carroll & A. W. Ware (liber 2482 folio 151 and liber 706 folio 130) Jean G. Rauch, 29 September 1972 (liber 4280 folio 378) Kenneth M. & Joli Anne McCathran, 23 August 1983 (liber 6161 folio 345)
Remarks » Present cottage is located on Lot 4. First owned and occupied by E F Simpson, it was the second or third cottage built in the Grove. Porch on Southeast enclosed with glass in 1911. House converted to year-round home by Wares. Single-car garage was connected to house to form an additional bedroom. Former cottage on Lot 3, owned by Major Thomas P Morgan, believed to have been moved to 112 Grove Avenue in late 1880s. Wares lived at 1448 G Street NW in 1946. C. Carroll Ware d. 25 September 1969. Jean Rauch married Robert M. Littrell. 1995 addition.
Sources » Edwards, p. 82-84, 158-189; see also 112 Grove Avenue; Plat of The Circle, 1879; Phil Edwards House History Worksheet; Town Directories; Assessment records; 1946 tax list; Association records; Subject File “Davis-Craig porch (1911-1914)”; Joli McCathran notes May 1993 (has deeds).

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