1804 Ordinance Selling Land Lots in Athens

[The following data is extracted from Athens County, Ohio Records]

  • Sec. 1 appointed Rufus Putnam and Samuel Carpenter to survey and lay off the town of Athens agreeably with the rule of the resolution of the legislature of December 18th, 1799.
  • Sec. 2 directed the treasurer of the university to have the town plat recorded.
  • Sec. 3 directed Putnam and Carpenter, after due notice, to sell on the first Monday of November, 1804, at public auction, twenty-seven house-lots and an equal number of out-lots at their discretion, excepting and reserving house-lots number 57 and 58. The remaining sections related to the form of certificate and lease to be given.

The sale took place November 5th, 1804, and with the following result:


Lot NumberPurchaserPriceResidence
1John Havner$132.00Athens
4William McNichol46 00Salt works.
7Silas Bingham40.50Athens
10Jarrett Jones27.00Middletown
13Silas Bingham62.00Athens
16Silvanus Ames51.00Ames
19Moses Hewitt61Middletown
23William McNichol25.00Salt
26Eliphaz Perkins30.00Athens
28Eliphaz Perkins101.00Athens
29Rufus Putnam59.00Marietta
32John Simonton27.00Middletown
36John Johnson20.00Wheeling
40Rufus Putnam20.00Marietta
43Rufus Putnam30.00Marietta
46Henry Bartlett17.00Middletown
49Canaday Lowry14.00Middletown
52Daniel Mulford13.00Middletown
55Jehiel Gregory42.00Middletown
59Timothy N. Wilkins22.00Middletown
63John Wilkins10.00Middletown
65Rufus Putnam30.00Marietta.
68William McNichol23.00Salt Works
71William McNichol30.00Salt Works
73William McNichol101.00Salt Works
74William Dorr65.00Middletown
77William McNichol42.00Salt Works


1806 2nd Ordinance Selling Land Lots in Athens

The following data is extracted from Athens County, Ohio Records.

On the 2nd of April, 1806, Rufus Putnam and Dudley Woodbridge were appointed a committee to conduct a second sale of town lots, which took place November 25, 1806. Some of the lots previously sold were sold again, payments having not been made.

The following is the report of the second sale:


Lot NumberPurchaserPrice
1Joel Abbott$72 00
2Joel Abbott40.50
3Ebenezer Currier36.50
4William Skinner15.00
5Silvanus Ames15.00
6Leonard Jewett,15.00
8Leonard Jewett15.00
9Leonard Jewett13.00
10John Walker12.50
11William Skinner7.50
12John Walker26.00
14Silvanus Ames35.00
15William Dorr18.00
16Silvanus Ames15.00
17Ebenezer Currier52.00
19Moses Hewitt35.00
20Moses Hewitt40.00
21Silas Bingham15.00
22Silas Bingham22.00
23Rufus Putnam10.00
24Moses Hewitt11.00
25Rufus Putnam16.00
27Samuel Luckey14.00
29William Skinner16.00
30Joseph Buell15.00
31B. Seamans20.00
32Joseph Buell11.00
33William Skinner35.00
34Rufus Putnam26.00
36Moses Hewitt18.00
38David Boyles17.00
39Timothy Wilkins14.00
40Dudley Woodbridge11.00
41Timothy Wilkins17.00
42Dudley Woodbridge10.00
43Benajah Seamans12.00
44Jehiel Gregory6.00
45Henry Bartlett6.00
47Jehiel Gregory6.00
48Moses Hewitt6.00


Residents Lands, Ames Township, 1807

The following data is extracted from Athens County, Ohio Records.


Last NameFirst NameAcresRangeTwp.SectionCountyOriginal OwnerDollarsCentsComments
Ames1081364, 9AthensManasseh Cutler4300 
BrownJohn12313614AthensWinsor8700 
BrownBenjamin2001364AthensManasseh Cutler8000 
BrownWilliam1401364AthensManasseh Cutler5600 
BullardJoseph6016--AthensElisha Whitney2400 
BeaumontSamuel32013618AthensJohn Meigs12800 
BoylesJacob1001362AthensIsrael Thorndike4000 
CaseDavid10014--AthensAmos Porter6500 
DeanSilas6001363AthensIsrael Thorndike24000 
DeanSilas34013624AthensGeorge Wilson13600 
DeanSilas1231369AthensWilliam Bartlett4900 
DeanSilas2521369AthensIsrael Thorndike15000 
DavisReuben8014107AthensJohn Alden3200 
DavisNehemiah801410-AthensJohn Alden3200 
DavisBenjamin1001410-AthensAndrew Peters6500 
EwingGeorge Jr.3201365AthensBenjamin Converse12800 
FarmerUpton9016--AthensElisha Whitney5800 
FullerSeth11313612GalliaWilliam Bartlett4500 
FullerSeth100122-WashingtonMatthew Manchester8000 
FullerSeth88--AthensMatthew Manchester400 
FullerJoseph1951410-AthensJohn Dodge7800 
FullerJoseph2621410-AthensEnoch Wing15000 
FullerJospeh501410-AthensEnoch Wing2000 
GriffinZebulon32013618AthensJohn Meigs12800 
GriffinZebulon26213618AthensJohn Meigs15000 
GlazierAbel1001364AthensManasseh Cutler4000 
GreenEzra2001362AthensIsrael Thorndike8000 
GreenEzra13113620AthensNathan Proctor5200 
HoisingtonJoab6613614AthensWinsor4300 
HamiltonThomas M.13113620AthensNathan Proctor5200 
HaroldChristopher20013636AthensHaffield White8000 
HurlbutReuben50---AthensJohn Reed2000Lot # 649
HurlbutReuben100---AthensJohn Matthews4000Lot # 648
JohnsonAzel215141018AthensAugustus Blanchard8600 
KayMoses5016--AthensElisha Whitney2000 
LinscottNoah10013636AthensHaffield Whitney4000 
LinscottIsaac601365AthensBenjamin Converse2400 
LinscottJoseph501365AthensBenjamin Converse2000 
LinscottIsreal501365AthensBenjamin Converse2000 
LewisDaniel200---Athens-8000 
MansfieldSamuel1001410-Athens-4000 
McClureJames1009327WashingtonSamuel Brown4000 
McClureSamuel1001362AthensIsrael Thorndike4000 
McCuneJohn1001362AthensIsrael Thorndike4000 
NealHosea46141017AthensSamuel Hildreth1600 
PaulkCyrus4141017AthensSamuel Hildreth200 
PugsleyJoseph100141017AthensSamuel Hildreth4000 
PugsleyAbram390141017AthensSamuel Hildreth15600 
PalmerRobert6613614AthensWinsor4300 
PetersonIsaac50---AthensJohn Reed12000Lot # 649
ParsonsHorace1001199WashingtonReuben Cooley4000 
RiceJason1121364AthensManasseh Cutler4400 
StephensIsaac1001410-AthensHaffield White4000 
SwettJohn10013630AthensHaffield White4000 
SwettJonathan100---WashingtonJonathan Swett4000donation
SwettJonathan Sr.100---AthensJonathan Swett4000donation
TuttleElisha100141111AthensAndrew Peters4000 
TuttleSolomon130141111AthensAndrew Peters5200 
TuttleOthniel80141019AthensNathan Proctor5200 
TrueJosiah137141018AthensAugustus Blanchard5500 
TrueJosiah100---WashingtonJosiah True4000donation
WoodwardWilliam6401372AthensR. Underwood25600 
WoodburyNathan90214106AthensNathan Woodbury36000 
WoodburyNathan100119-AthensNathan Woodbury4000 
WoodburyNathan8   AthensNathan Woodbury400 
WoodburyNathan1609223WashingtonNathan Woodbury6400 
WoodburyNathan1001199AthensNathan Woodbury4000 
WoodburyNathan----AthensNathan Woodbury--City Lot, Marietta
WeetheeDaniel175141018AthensAugustus Blanchard7000 
WilsonJohn1501410-AthensJohn Dodge9800 
WalkerGeorge1001367AthensJohn Friend4000 
WolfGeorge10013636AthensHaffield White4000 
WatkinsJonathan10013636AthensHaffield White4000 
WyattJoshua6401361AthensPeter Shaw25600 



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