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General Information

No:  315
Street:   Miami
Name:  null
Family:  Cobb
Historic Plaque:  null
Owner Info:  N
Built:   1924
Sec  23
Sub  Sibley's Lots 3 & 4 of Camden City
Lot:  pt irrreg 153
Architect:  Sears
Cont/Build:  null

Description:  
#Owners:  4F
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

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

Changes Description:   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 Date Fr: 1990 Date To: 
Original: Gustav  Worz      (1942 Ralph Worz)        (Helen Worz here in 1953) Date Fr: 1900 Date To: 1969
1: Margaret Lynch Merkl (niece of Mrs.Worz) Date Fr 1: 1969 Date To 1: 1979
2: James "Jim" R. & Kristine "Kris" E. Greiner Date Fr 2: 1979 Date To 2: 1986
3: Edward J. Verkuilen  Date Fr 3: 1986 Date To 3: 1990
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9:  Date Fr 9:  Date To 9: 
10:  Date Fr 10:  Date To 10:  1975


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:

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

1992-2017 Direct: Steve & Molly Cobb