/* The Divi child theme test */ 319 Grove Avenue | Town of Washington Grove
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Former: 204 Third Avenue
Lot and Block » Lots 5-8, Block 11 Old Lots 8-10, Block 2
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Built » c. 1891 Assessment records indicate 1875
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Owner(s) » Lots 7-8 William S Jackson, c1891 (#265) Mary S Jackson, 1895 (#476) M Isabel Jackson, 1897 (#510) S Cornelius Cissel, 1915 (#943) William E & Cedonia Reiss 1915-1938 (#944; Deed 668:492) Mable C Martin, by 1944 Stanley T. & Betty Watt Brooks, by 1953 (liber 1365 folio 260) John M. Hutchinson & Linda Baim, 1976 (liber 4851 folio 270; liber 4873 folio 430)
Remarks » The Cissel family owned land in various other areas of the Grove. When William and Cornelia Reiss owned the property, other Reiss’ owned lots located nearby. In 1946, Mable Martin lived on Woodley Rd, NW. Dr. Brooks made extensive changes to the house. By 1953,he was living in Richmond Va. and the house was in disrepair with siding and flooring of porch incomplete. Both Stanley and Betty Brooks held doctorates in science.
Sources » Survey with house outline, Plat Bk 1, Plat 22 (Liber 1365 Folio 260), 1976, Land Records, Town Archives; 1944 newspaper clipping; McCathran corres, Town Archives Land Records; County Tax Records; Edwards House History Worksheet. Deliquent tax list, 1953. 1946 tax list. Shantz 48 & 79. Town corres with Brooks, 12-22-1953 to 8-9-1954.

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