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General Information

No:  305-1
Street:   New
Name:  Sumner Bacon House
Family:  null
Historic Plaque:  null
Owner Info:  N
Built:  N
Sec  null
Sub  Columbia
Lot:  null
Architect:  null
Cont/Build:  null

Description:  
#Owners:  3F
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  torn down in 1996

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

Changes Description:   1967 - rebuilt porch, with concrete slab (John H. Fisher, contractor). 1996 - original 1866 house torn down by Fletcher Homes and new house built (305-2).


Owners:

Current Owner:  Date Fr:  Date To: 
Original: Sumner Pierce & Marietta W. Bacon Date Fr: circa 1866 Date To: 1960
1: Geo. R. Bacon et al Date Fr 1: 1960 Date To 1: 1960
2: Dorothy M. Rixey Date Fr 2: 1960 Date To 2: 1960
3: Kenneth W. Shanafelt  Date Fr 3: 1960 Date To 3: 1974
4: Edward & Vivian Morris in 1975 & 1983 Date Fr 4: 1974 Date To 4: 1995
5: Fletcher Construction Date Fr 5: 1995 Date To 5:  1958
: Marietta M. Bacon.  R2-T5-S23 1975


Stories

Story 1   The original house was built after 1860 probably by Sumner Pierce & Marietta S. Bacon, great grandparents of Helen Barnett. When the daughters married they lived at 203 Cambridge (Blanche Anna m. Charles A. Meyers) and 209 Cambridge (Emma Lusena m. William Christopher).
Story 2   Information from records at Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH. Sumner P. Bacon was born in Newberry VT 7 June 1830 and died 19 May 1918, aged 87 years, buried in Section 15 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH. Sarah Inez Bacon was born 15 November 1857and died 29 August 1924, aged 66 years, buried in Section 15 of Greenlawn Cemetery, Milford OH. There's also a Bacon infant born and died 10 August 1904, buried in Section 2 of Greenlawn Cemetery. Is she a member of this family?
Story 3   Information from Ancestry.com (Albert Anson Applebee's tree): Sumner Pierce Bacon was born 6/7/1830 in Putney, Windham VT. He died 19 May 1918 in Terrace Park. His parents were Timothy Reed Bacon (1798-1895; residence 1860, 1870 & 1880 Haverhill, Grafton NH. Sumner married Mariah Marietta Stebbins (1833-1910), 10 August 1856 in Grand Rapids, Kent MI, age 26. 1860 residence was Grand Rapids, Ward 4, Kent MI. Residences 1880, 1900, 1910: Columbia, Hamilton OH. Their children were: Sarah Inez (1857-1924); Emma Lusena (1860-1928), m. William Christopher (209 Cambridge); Charles Sumner (1867- ); Blanche Anna (1869 - ), m Charles A. Meyers (201 Cambridge); George Reed (1873-1966); and Jennie Eudora(1875- ).
Story 4   Occupants listed in the 1909 Williams' Hamilton County Directory: Blanche A. Bacon stenographer; Geo. R.; Sumner P. (Maritta M.) pig iron.
Story 5   At one time before this house was torn down and when it looked as if the bike trail would soon go through Terrace Park, Helen Barnett thought of buying it, fixing it up and running a Bed & Breakfast for bikers.


Directories:

1939 Map: Bacon

1942 Map: Jane E. Bacon

1951/3 Map: Jane E. Bacon

1959-60 Directories: Kenneth Shanafelt

1962-70 Directories: & Mrs. Eva Shanafelt

1971-72 Direct: (moved to 325 New)

1973-74 Direct: -----

1975-93 Directories: Edward & Vivian Morris

1994-95 Direct: (Sold 1995)