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General Information

No:  618
Street:  Yale
Name:  James Chapman House
Family:  Flynn
Historic Plaque:  2008
Owner Info:  N
Built:  circa 1908
Sec  23
Sub  Sibley
Lot:  14, 15, 16, pt 13
Architect:  James L. Chapman Sr.
Cont/Build:  

Description:  2 story brick Colonial (Federal Farmhouse), gable roof.
#Owners:  17F
Original Use:  Residential
Current Use:  Residential

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

Changes Description:  1963 - Ed Davison added a 16' x 35' family room. 1977 - W. J. Seitz erected an attached accessory building on the south side. 1996 - Major addition for Machles by the Glacid Group(Susan Glaser, architect). 2002 - permit for Stuart Kaplan to make family room, kitchen & 2nd floor bathroom alterations (Fletcher, contractor, Arcanum, architect).


Owners:

Current Owner: Robert W. & Danette Flynn Date Fr: 2008 Date To: 
Original: James L. Sr. & Sidney C. Chapman   Date Fr: 1907 Date To: 1922
1: Gladys S. Brisco (later C. S. & J. F.) Date Fr 1:1922 Date To 1: 1924
2: William Patrick & Margaret Ryan Hogan Date Fr 2: 1924 Date To 2: 1936
3: Dorothy M. Schneebeck Date Fr 3: 1936 Date To 3: 1944
4: Eleanor D. Mattie Date Fr 4: 1944 Date To 4: 1951
5: Paul & Geraldine L. Naylor Date Fr 5: 1951 Date To 5: 1957
6: Charles M. Marian D. Bush Date Fr 6: 1957 Date To 6: 1961
7: Ellen Douglass Allen Date Fr 7: 1961 Date To 7: 1963
8: Clyde Edward Davison Date Fr 8: 1963 Date To 8: 1975
9: William P. & Patricia S. Seitz Date Fr 9 1975 Date To 9: 1986
10: J. William & Roberta I. Morrow Date Fr 10 1986 Date To 10: 1987
11:  Michael J. & Susan K. Chargares Date Fr 11 1987 Date To 11 1991
12 Gary W. & Carol A. Machles Date Fr 12: 1991 Date To 12: 1997
13: Gregory N. & Wendy H. Taylor Date Fr 13: 1997 Date To 13: 2002
14: Stuart S. & Lori S. Kaplan Date Fr 14: 2002 Date To 14: 2004
15: Brian Cullina & Sophia C. Cheng Date Fr 15: 2004 Date To 15: 2008
16: Date Fr 16:  Date To 16:  1975


Stories

Story 1   1971 Village Views article on Clyde Ed Davison in the file.
Story 2   This was the home of James Chapman Sr. & his wife Sydney Conkling (615 Amherst) (b. 1885; graduated TP School 1903; m. James Chapman Sr.; moved to 618 Yale c. 1908 before youngest son Joe was born in 1909) . Mary Chapman (wife of James Jr.) says the house was built somewhere between 1907 & 1909. Two older boys (James Jr. & George) were born before this house was built.Moved here from 410 Elm. James Chapman Jr. moved to 614 Floral Avenue with his wife Mary Lucille (nee Ernst) Chapman.
Story 3   On August 29, 2005 Bill Hogan came back to Terrace Park with his Terrace Park friend Father Cyprian Berens (509 Marietta). Bill lived here with his parents William Patrick and Margaret Ryan. Bill was the oldest child, then Catherine Garnett, Daniel and Thomas Pat. Their father was a banker and commuted into Cincinnati by train to Front Street (RR station for Penn line there) and then walked to 9th and later 4th Street. (More information from Bill & Father Cyprian in the TP Historical Society archives.)
Story 4   Mr. Mattie was a salesman for junket. His wife was on the School Board or on PTA. After the Matties, Paul Naylor lived here and moved to 304 Amherst. There was a barn in back of the house. (Information from Leslie Jones who grew up behind the Matties at 623 Floral.)
Story 5   Picture in November 1976 Village Views.
Story 6   This home of Mr. & Mrs. (Pat) James Seitz was on the December 12, 1976 TP Garden Club Christmas House Tour. A Regency home of delightful terra cotta brick contains unusual features; for example, a bathroom greenhouse and a handsome mirrored screen. It was a Sunday, advance tickets were $1.50 but $2 on the day and the homes were open from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Proceeds were to be used for beautification of the village. The Community House was open for Refreshments, Tree Decorations and Bake Sale.
Story 7   Clyde Edward Ed Davison was born in Greensburg PA 23 February 1926 and died 25 August 2012 in Hyde Park (Cincinnati) OH.


Directories:

1939 Map: Schneebeck

1942 Map: Kahill

1951/3 Map: Mattie (Eleanor Dingeldey Mattie in 1953)

1959-60 Directories: Charles & Marion Bush

1962-63 Direct: Ben & Ellen Allen (moved to 900 Princeton)

1963-76 Directories Ed & Hap or Happy Davison (moved from 114 Marian)

1978-82 Directories: Seitz/Lahke (Pat Lahke moved from 103 Miami)

1984 Directory:

1986 Directory: Bill & Bobbi Morrow (Sold 1986)

1988 Directory: Michael & Susan Chagares

1990-91 Direct:

1992-95 Directories: Gary & Carol Machles

1996-97 Direct:

1998-2001 Directories: Greg & Wendy Taylor

2002-03 Direct: (no listing) (Greg moved to 915 Poplar, Wendy moved to 823 Douglas)

2004-05 Direct: Stuart & Lori Kaplan (Sold 2004)

2006-09 Directories: Sophia Cheng & Brian Cullina

2011-17 Direct: Bob & Liz Flynn