Terrace Park, Ohio Building Survey

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No: 712  Street: Lexington Name: 
Family: Askam Owner Info: N
Built: 1928 Sec: 23 Sub: Sibley's 2nd BL 7 Lot: 40-43
Architect:  Cont/Build: 
Owners: Original Use: Residential Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: N Add To: Y Sub From: N Replace: N
1980 - E. C. Orr made a 2 story addition.  2004 permit for Askams to demolish 1 car garage & build 2 car with workshop (H & L Construction, Jane Yancey, architect).  
Current Owner: David C. & Annette Askam Date Fr: 1992 Date To: 
Original Owner: Elliott R. & K. A. Burnham Date Fr: 1929 & 36 Date To: 1944
Owner 1: Herbert A. & Isobel W. Berry  Date Fr 1: 1944 Date To 1: 1951
Owner 2: (Edwin & Edna Sonntag renters?) Date Fr 2:  Date To 2: 
Owner 3: Barbara S. & Donald I. Lowry Date Fr 3: 1951 Date To 3: 1951
Owner 4: Eileen C. & C. W. Parke Date Fr. 4: 1951 Date To 4: 1952
Owner 5: Jane MacDonald Cash Date Fr. 5: 1952 Date To 5: 1953
Owner 6: R. J. & Rhea C. Sparrow (just Rhea 1960) Date Fr 6: 1953 Date To 6: 1980
Owner 7: Edward C. & Susan Orr (or Elizabeth L.) Date Fr 7 1980 Date To 7: 1992
Owner 8:  Date Fr 8:  Date To 8: 
Owner 9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
Owner 10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10: 
1975 Owner:  Rhea C. Sparrow
Description: 2 story stucco Bungalow, gable roof with front dormer. 
Story 1: Pat Fehl remembers when the two Burnham boys, Reuben and Paul, were drowned in the Little Miami River.  They had gone there with Flach Douglas but didn't know how to swim.  There were also three Burnham girls: Ann, Joan & Barbara.
Story 2: 712 Lexington was the first house owned by the parents of Peter H. Lowry (2 Oxford).  Peter remembers living there as a child between the Kennedy and Butterworth families.  
Story 3:      Steve Sparrow reported the death of his brother Richard S. Sparrow (Dick) November 21, 2005.  Steve & Dick are sons of Richard J. & Rhea C. Sparrow.  Dick is survived by his wife Kitty of Yorba Linda CA., children Jay and Kelly as well a Stephen (Steve) C. Sparrow of Arlington TX.  
     Richard J. Sparrow was born 22 August 1902 and died (aged 65 years) 17 January 1967, buried 20 January 1967.  Rhea M. Condit Sparrow was born 26 June 1911 & died (aged 85 years) 3 September 1996, buried 6 September 1996 .  Both are buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati OH, John Craver/Craver-Riggs  Funeral Home. 
     Rhea M. Condit Sparrow was born 26 June 1911 and died (aged 85 years) 21 September, 1996, buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati OH, Craver-Riggs Funeral Home. 
1939 Map: Burnham
1942 Map: Burnham (1943 The Elliot Burnham family moved to Detroit MI with the Budd Manufacturing Co.)  
1951/3 Map: D. I. Lowry 
1959-66 Directories: Richard & Rhea Sparrow
1967-76 Directories: Mrs. Richard (Rhea) Sparrow
1978 Directory: ''       (moved to Sem Villa in Milford)
1980-91 Directories: Ted & Susie Orr
1992-2015 Directories: David & Annette Askam (Sold 1992)