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General Information

No:  712
Street:   Lexington
Name:  null
Family:  Askam
Historic Plaque:  null
Owner Info:  N
Built:   1928
Sec  23
Sub  Sibley's 2nd BL 7
Lot:  40-43
Architect:  null
Cont/Build:  null

Description:  
#Owners:  null
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

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

Changes Description:   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).


Owners:

Current Owner: David C. & Annette Askam Date Fr: 1992 Date To: 
Original: Elliott R. & K. A. Burnham Date Fr: 1929 & 36 Date To: 1944
1: Herbert A. & Isobel W. Berry  Date Fr 1: 1944 Date To 1: 1951
2: (Edwin & Edna Sonntag renters?) Date Fr 2:  Date To 2: 
3: Barbara S. & Donald I. Lowry Date Fr 3: 1951 Date To 3: 1951
4: Eileen C. & C. W. Parke Date Fr. 4: 1951 Date To 4: 1952
5: Jane MacDonald Cash Date Fr. 5: 1952 Date To 5: 1953
6: R. J. & Rhea C. Sparrow (just Rhea 1960) Date Fr 6: 1953 Date To 6: 1980
7: Edward C. & Susan Orr (or Elizabeth L.) Date Fr 7 1980 Date To 7: 1992
8:  Date Fr 8:  Date To 8: 
9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10:  1975


Stories

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.


Directories:

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)

2015 Directory: Askam, David and Annette

2017 Directory: Askam, David and Annette