Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 9 – Lot 15
Title: Block 9 , Lot 15 and 14
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 Material Information
Title: Block 9 , Lot 15 and 14 Puente Map #162, Rocque Map # 115
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 9 – Lot 15
Physical Description: Research notes
Language: English
Copyright Date: Public Domain
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Divider: Block 9 - L15, 17
Folder: Block 9 - Lot 15
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine
Coordinates: 29.894968 x -81.312048
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Bibliographic ID: UF00094112
Volume ID: VID00002
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: B9-L15

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ST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL RESTORATION AND PRESERVATION COMMISSION


P. 0. Box 484- 46 St. George St.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA


HISTORICAL RESEARCH


Block 9, Lot 15 and 14


Puente Map #162
Rocque Map #115


1. Puente Map

#162 Casa de ripio de Josefa Escalona 30 x 39

2. Moncrief Map shows: Mr. Fish

3. Mr. Fish account book shows:

#82 Josepha Escalona

Debit


1764 For the deed and measuring
May 18 the lot


4 ps.


1765
May 18


For his House and Lot
sold to Eleanor McGhee
at


57 p. 2 xx


4. 1788 Rocque Map shows:


#115 Two-story house of thin wall of tabby
wood, in fair condition, owned by the
Romero, with its corresponding lot.


with part of second story of
Crown and occupied by Don Antonio


5. 1790 Quesada's List shows:

#69 Rubble-work masonry house with lot of the King held by Manuel Romero,
bounded: N. by cross street, S. by house and lot of Francisco Sanchez,
W. by Manuel Almanza, E. by the Main St. 21 (N-S) x 39 v. at 1/2 xx
per sq. vara . . . . . . . . . . . . . 09 1/2

Rubble-work masonry wall 24 x 3 x 1/3 v. at 1 1/2 per
square vara . . . . . .. . . . . 108
For 4 chimneys and an oven . ... .. ... . .. 14
For wood work of doors, windows, floors and roof.. . . . .. 48
1109 1/2

Marginal Note: This house was declared in favor of Juan de los Rios having his
ownership.


Credit






Block 9, Lot 15 and 14


Escrituras, 12 January 1792
20 December 1792

6. 1792 p. 675 Sale, Dec. 4. Manuel de Almanza acting for family in Havana
etc. sells to Martin Hernandez house and lot St. Charles St. bounded S. by
F, X. Sanchez, W. by lane turning from E. to W. etc. on this side bounded
by N. Almanza, Front measures 20 yds. 2 ft., depth 38 yards 2 ft. Spanish
measure. Property inherited from Domingo Jose Escalona.

Block 9, Puente 162

7. 1793 Census

#56 Martin Hernandez son of Gaspar and of Margarita Triay of 38 years.
Dorotea Gomila, his wife, daughter of Jose and of Catalina Gomila, of 31 years.
Margarita, daughter of the said of 10 years.
Catalina, her sister of 7 years.
Josef,her brother of 5 years.
Gaspar, brother of 3 years.
7 slaves, 3 of them baptised.
Josef Gomila, son of Joaquin and of Catalina Flusa, widower of 66 years.

Block 9.

8. 1793 Census

#63 Don Manuel Romero, son of Juan Francisco and of Dofa Isabel Casimira
Rodriguez, daughter of Don Lorenzo and Dofa Isabel Piuma of 25 years, his wife.

Paula Plutarca, daughter of the said of 6 years.
Manuel Mauricio, brother of 4 years.

Block 9

9. 1800 List of appraisals.

#69 House of coquina and lot--belonging to King, occupied by Don Manuel
Romero, bounded front by Calle Mayor, N. by another cross street, S. by
house and lot of Don Francisco Sanchez, W. by Don Manuel Almanza.

N. 21 x 39 . . . . . . 409 1/2
Item twenty-four yards of coquina in its walls, one-third in
thickness and three in height, at the rate of a real and
a half a yard . . . . . . . . . . 1 08
Item to the value of four chimneys and an oven amounting to
forty-four reales . . . . . . .. . 14
Item as to the woodwork, doors, windows, floors and roof. . . 448
1109
Note: This house has been declared by the government in favor of
Juan de los Rios, he having given proof of his right of
property.


HISTORICAL RESEARCH


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HISTORICAL RESEARCH Page three Block 9, Lot 15 and 14



Escrituras 2 January 1801
30 December 1802
10. 1802

P. 417 Actual sale Dec. 14, Martin Hernandez, head carpenter, sold to
Juan Hernandez (absent) through latter's wife, half of a lot on St. Charles
St. bounded S. by F. X. S&nchez, N. by other half he holds; W. by heir of
Manuel Almanza, E. by said street. Said half measures N. 37 yds. 2 ft.,
E. 15 yds. 2 ft., S. 36 yds. 2 ft. 8 inches, W. 13 yds. 2 ft. 6 inches.
Bought of Manuel de Almanza as agent of Maria Marcelina)Manuel and Juan de Rosa.

Block 9, Assessor's Inventory 69

Escrituras, 13 January 1813
11. 1814 22 December 1814


P. 203 -- Actual sale May 13. Margareta Hernandez--Jose Hernandez, wooden
house St. Charles St. bounded: S. by Francisco Xavier Sinchez, N. by Martin
Hernandez, W. by heirs of Manuel de Almanza, E. by said street. Measures
No 30 yds. 2 ft., E. 15 yds. 1 ft., S. 26 yds. 2 ft. 8 in., W. 13 yds.
2 ft. 6 in. Lot of Martin Hernandez, Dec. 1l, 1802; house built by her husband.

Block 9, 69, Clements 1.

12. 183k Clements survey shows:

Lot 1 -

Present claimant: John de la Rosa
Original claimant: Martin Hernandez

Lot 2

Present claimant: John de la Rosa
Original claimant: Joseph HernAndez

Note: In Rocque's time, as you can see in the drawing attached, there were
four houses in the lot, and two of them were inside a particular fence
in the lot. This part of the lot became later the actual lot #14,
in present block 9.




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