Terrace Park, Ohio Building Survey

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No: 407 (sometimes listed as 417)  Street: Miami Name: (Jones House)
Family: McAllister Plaque: 2008 Owner Info: N
Built: circa 1917 Sec: 23 Sub: Sibley's Lots 3 & 4 of Camden City Lot: pt 153
Architect:  Cont/Build: 
#Owners: 8? Original Use: Summer house (Dot Rixey) Current Use: Residential
CHANGES As Built: Y Add To: N Sub From: N Replace: N
1963 - John True enclosed the porch.
Current Owner: William Benson & Phyllis L. McAllister Date Fr: 1972 Date To: 
Original Owner: Jones family Date Fr: 1917 Date To: 1932
Owner 1: Mary H. Finch Date Fr 1: 1932 Date To 1: 1942
Owner 2: Lewis H. & Ruth B. Rohrbaugh Date Fr 21942 Date To 21944
Owner 3Thomas H. Jr. & Anna E. Wilson Date Fr 31944 Date To 31950
Owner 4: Stuart G. & Dorothy J. Cutler Date Fr 4: 1950 Date To 41961
Owner 5: John E. & Elinor True  Date Fr 5: 1 961 Date To 51965
Owner 6Richard K. Mittenfdorf Date Fr 61965 Date To 61968
Owner 7Martha Lee Ferguson (& Charles) Date Fr 71968 Date To 71972
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:  William Benson & Phyllis Louise McAllister. pt 153 Sib 3 (65 or 85x120)
Description: 2 story "Square", siding, very low hip roof.  
Story 1: We believe the Jones family (Sarah E. Jones owner) built this house circa 1917.  According to an "Affidavit for transfer and record of real estate inherited" dated February 9, 1921, Sarah E. Jones died intestate March 10, 1919, residing at Cincinnati OH.  Inheritors of 1/4 each were: Spencer M. Jones, son, 44, Terrace Park OH; Rankin Jones Jr., son, 39, Cincinnati OH; Martha Jones, daughter, 48, Terrace Park OH; Abbie J. Vaughan, daughter, 49, New York City.  Besides land in Terrace Park ("C pt 153 80x120 Sibley" & "N pt 153 15x120") she owned land in Millcreek, Cincinnati OH.  

Legal description of land:  "Situated in the County of Hamilton and the State of Ohio, and in the Village of Terrace Park, bounded and described as follows: being a part of Lot No. 153 of James W. Sibley's Subdivision of Terrace Park of Lots 3 and 4 of Camden City, Columbia Township in Section 23, Township 5, Fractional Range 2, of the Miami Purchase, a Plat of which is recorded in Plat Book 7, page 19 of the Hamilton County, Ohio Records of Plats, and being more particularly as follows:  BEGINNING at the east line of Miami Avenue at a point 400 feet northwardly from the southwest corner of said Lot No. 153, thence in an easterly direction parallel with the South line of said Lot No. 153 and 400 feet there from, 120 feet more or less to the Little Miami River corner to said Youtsey's lot; thence up the river 85 feet to a stake; thence in a westerly course parallel with the first line 120 feet more or less to the East line of Miami Avenue; thence in a southerly course with the east line of Miami Avenue 85 feet to the place of beginning."

1939 Map: Burden
1942 Map: Rohrbaugh
1951/3 Map: Dorhen or Droken, John
1959 Directory: Stuart & Dee Cutler
1960 Directory: ''      (moved to 104 Fieldstone)
1962-63 Direct:  
1963-66 Directories: John E. & Elinor "Ellie" True
1967-68 Direct: Richard & Shirley Mittendorf
1969-70 Direct: Charles & Lee Ferguson
1971-72 Direct: ''       (1972 moved to 909 Stanton) (Sold 1972)
1973-2012 Directories: Ben & Phyllis McAllister (Sold 1974)