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303 Marietta Avenue

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General Information

No:   303  
Street:    Marietta   
Name:   null  
Family:   SOLD  
Historic Plaque:   null  
Owner Info:   Y  
Built:    1938   
Sec:   23  
Subdivision:   Sibley's 2nd BL 7  
Lot:   7-11  
Architect:   Robert McGrew Critchell  
Cont/build:   Walter Gingrich  

Description:     
Owners:   3F  
Original Use:   Residential  
Current Use:   Residential  

CHANGES:
As Built:   N  
Added To:   Y  
Subtracted From:   N  
Replaced:   N  

Description Of Changes:    1981 - 2nd garage converted into a room. 1986 - a small dormered porch was replaced by a larger porch and a bedroom was added above the new porch.  


Owners:

Current Owner: Date Fr: 2012 Date To: 
Original: Vera Mae Gingrich (& Walter) Date Fr: 1938/41 Date To: 
1: Mae Gingrich  Date Fr 1:  Date To 1: 1977
2: Richard & Judy Schmidt  Date Fr 2: 1977 Date To 2: 1980
3: Peter & Patricia Lowry Date Fr 3: 1980 Date To 3: 1984
4:  Patricia O. Lowry Date Fr 4: 1984 Date To 4: 2012
5:  Date Fr 5:  Date To 5: 
6:  Date Fr 6:  Date To 6: 
7:  Date Fr 7:  Date To 7: 
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: Walter Gingrich built many Terrace Park homes including this one for his family.

Story 2: The house as originally built by Walter Gingrich had an unusual feature in that a second garage in the right front of the house was designed to look like a part of the main house rather than a garage. When the house was built by Walter for himself, it was unusual for a family to have more than one car and more than a one car garage. Walter often drove a business truck and was self conscious about parking it in front of the house. So he built a disguised second garage. The garage was rather easily converted into a room in 1981 by the Lowrys. (Peter Lowry)

Story 3: Walter Gingrich died March 16, 1971. Vera Mae Gingrich died 19 December, 1992, aged 87 years, buried Graceland Cemetery, Miami Township, Clermont County OH.



Directories:

1939 Map: Gingrich

1942 Map: Gingrich

1951/3 Map: W. H. Gingrich

1959-60 Directories: W. H. & Vera Mae (Jack Tyner's [302 Stanton] sister) Gingrich

1962-72 Directories: Walter & Mae Gingrich

1973-76 Directories: Mrs. Walter (Mae) Gingrich

1978 Directory: Dick & Judy Schmidt

1980 Directory: Peter & Pat Lowry

1982-84 Directories: Peter H. & Pat Lowry

1986-2012 Directories: Patricia O. Lowry

2015 Directory: Renie, Katie

2017 Directory: Renie, Katie

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