HISTORICAL RESEARCH - Block 2, Lot 5
1. 1764 Puente map.
#23 and 166.
#23 Casa de ripio y tablas de los herederos de Bartolome Montes de Oca.....
25 (N-S) x 59 (%-").
#166 Casa de ripio de Da. Juana de Abila ........................ 25 x 29
2. List of properties sold by Puente to Fish, 1764, Papeles de Cuba, Legajo
372, Seville, Spain.
#298 The house of the heirs of Bartolomi Montes de Oca, 30 pesos.
(Note) It says nothing about Juana de Abila.
3. A Mr. Fish account book says:
#38. Da. Juana de Avila
1763 For an account transferred 49 p-2 1/2 r. 1764 For his house and
For different writings, Dec. lot sold to Juan
transferred by Frnco. 29 Wilson at 126 p. 2 1/2 r.
Salgado. . . . . 1 -5 1/
1764 For the deed and
Dec. measuring the lot. . ... .4
(Note: Look at 3B)
B Mr. Fish account book
#81 Maria Montes de Oca
1764 For the deed and measuring
Dec. the lot
For her house and lot
sold to Adam Bachop (Babcock?)
at 84 ps. 1 1/2 r.
ST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL RESTORATION AND PRESERVATION COMMISSION
P. O. Box 484 46 St. George St.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
Block 2, Lot 5
4. 1765 c.a. Moncrief map shows both over Puente's map numbers 23 and 166:
Mr. Wilson and Bachop (Babcock?)
5. 1783 Spanish Census
Residents of the settlement.
Alexander Lorimar (Lorimer?)
Native of Scotland, he avails of Spanish protection to retire to the
British Dominions, he is a bachelor, his occupation merchant. He has
a house and grounds, his property which he inhabits, near the Castle;
he has ten pieces slaves and one horse and a cow, he has associated
with his family two white boys called Jacob Black and Neal Macquin.
(Note) On the 7th of September he south out two negroes on the George.
6. 1783 Spanish Census
Old Floridians, Minorcans, Italians and Greeks.
Domingo Martinely, native of Venice, CA.R. he has a wife with two
sons (or children), he abides by the Memorial which he signed, his
occupation Captain of a Schooner, he has, with his three brothers-in-law,
a house of his own, with grounds, near to the Principal Church and
another little house, his,without grounds, in the Greek Settlement.
He has a slave and lives in a wooden house.
7. 1785 Escrituras, 16 July 1784
26 February 1787
P. 310 v. Sale. July 6 Alexander Lorimer-Dominico Martinely.
Wooden house Calle Marina. (Howard certifies that in 1764 Joseph Fish
sold to Adam Bachop house on street leading to St. Mark's Fort. Lot
measures NS 25 Spanish varas, EW 59, facing the Bay E running S along
lane from the Bay westward, W along street of the Fort, N along Royal
lands. In 1774 by court order to satisfy Bachop's creditors property was
sold to his widow. 1782 sold by court to satisfy her creditors, to William
MacLeod and John -ethune,
Feb. 20, 1783, said lot (ten No. 1, St. Marks Block) sold by above holders
to Alex. Lorimer).
Block 2, Rocque 57
Note: Alvarez spells the name Babcock in both instances: Adam Babcock
Block 2, Lot 5
8. 1788 Rocque Map
#57 Timber-frame house, in good condition, owned by Dominico Martinely;
with Deed and land that it cites.
9. 1790 Quesada's list
#9 Wooden house with lot of Dominico Martinely with deed.
10. 1793 Spanish Census
la. Street of the Marine that runs from the Barracks as far as the
Castle (Bay St.)
No. 30 Don Domingo Martinely son of Juan and of Petrona Povreti of
34 years. Dofa Mariana Cavedo his wife, daughter of Santiago and of
Ines Victurina of 28 years.
Juan, son of the said of 12 years,
Santiago, his brother of 9 years.
Petrona, sister of 7 years.
Jaime, mulatto of 7 years.
'One slave, Margarita, Catechumen.
11. 1809-10 Domingo Martinelly sold to F. M. Arredondo, Jr. Book 377, page 485
12. May 27, 1819. Arredondo sold to Philip R. Yonge. Book 383, page 293 (lot only).
13. Clements survey, 1834:
Present claimant: Kingsley B. Gibbs
Original claimant: Alexander Laurrimur