315 Miami Avenue


General Information

No: 315
Street: Miami
Name: N
Family: Cobb
Historic Plaque: N

Owner Info: N
Built: 1924
Sec: 23
Sub: Sibley's Lots 3 & 4 of Camden City
Lot: pt irrreg 153
Architect: Sears
Cont/Build:

Description: 1 story Sears model, The Del Ray, siding, gable roof. Model years 1921-1926. (page 209 in Houses by Mail)
Original Use: Residential
Current Use: Residential

CHANGES As Built: N
Add To: Y
Sub From: N
Replace: Y

Changes Details: 1987 - erected a wood deck at the back of the house. 2000 permit for Steve and Jane Cobb to add a fence.


Owners:


Current Owner: Steve A. & Jane Molly H. Cobb
Curr Date Fr: 1990
Curr Date To:

Original Owner: Gustav Worz (1942 Ralph Worz) (Helen Worz here in 1953)
Date Fr: 1900
Date To: 1969

Owner 1: Margaret Lynch Merkl (niece of Mrs.Worz)
Date Fr 1: 1969
Date To 1: 1979

Owner 2: James Jim R. & Kristine Kris E. Greiner
Date Fr 2: 1979
Date To 2: 1986

Owner 3: Edward J. Verkuilen
Date Fr 3: 1986
Date To 3: 1990

1975 Owner: Margaret T. Lynch Merkle


Stories

Story 1 : Ed Verkullen, Chicago developer, wanted to knock down the house but sold to the Cobbs for a little less instead.
Story 2 : Helen (nee Costello) Worz, widow of Gus Worz, aunt of Mrs. George (Margaret) Merkl (see 313 Miami)
Story 3 : George Merkl died August 16, 1978, aged 82 years


Directories:

1939 Map:
Worz (probably still at 313 Miami - 2 houses do not show)

1942 Map:
George Merkle

1951/3 Map:
C. Rittenhouse

1959 Directory:
George & Margaret Merkl & Mrs. Helen E. Worz

1960-68 Directories:
'' '' (Look for more Worz information at 313 Miami and in the People File)

1969-78 Directories:
George & Margaret Merkl

1980-84 Directoriew:
Jim & Kris Greiner (moved from 401 Stanton)

1986 Directory:
(Sold 1986 & moved to 602 Miami)

1988-91 Directory:
Edward & Elizabeth Verkuilen & E. Fiewigan

1992-2012 Direct:
Steve & Molly Cobb