SST. AUGUSTINE HISTORICAL RESTORATION AND PRESERVATION COMMISSION
P. 0. Box 484 -46 St. George St.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA
Block 9, Lot 15 and 14
Puente Map #162
Rooque Map #115
1. Puente Map
#162 Casa de ripio de Josefa Eecalona
2. Monorief Map shows: Mr. Fish
3. Mr. Fish account book shows:
'"2 Josepha Escalona
Tocr the deed and, measuring
30 x 39
1765 For his House nnd Lot
;ay 18 sold to lcanc.r ir-'ee
4 1788 locque Map shows
#115 Two-story house of thin wall of tabby
wood, in fair condition, owned by the
Ro~ero, with its corresponding lot.
with part of second story of
Grown and occupied by Don Antonio
5. 1790 Quesad~'s Lirs-, '-.oW:
#69 Bubble-work -nasonry house with lot of the i;in held by Manuel Ziomero,
bounded: i. by cross street, S. by house and lot of 7Tracisco Sanchez,
W. by Manuel Alrmansa, E. by the ;ain St. 21 (N-S) x 39 v. at 1/2 xx
per sq. vara . . . . . .. . . . 409 1/2
Rubble-work masonry wall 24 x 3 x 1/3 v. at 1 1/2 per
square vara . . . . . . . . 108
For4 Chianeys arid an oven. . . . .. .. .. 1H
For wood work of doors, windows, floors and roof.. . . . 48
marginal Note This house was declared in favor of Juan de los Rios having his
57 p. 2 sx
Block 9, Lot 15 and 14
Escrituras, 12 January 1792
20 December 1792
6. 1792 p. 675 Sale, Dec. 4. manual de Almansa acting for family in Havana
etce sells to Martin Hernindes house and lot ot. Charles St. bounded S. by
F. X. SAnchez, i. 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 Eacalona.
Block 9, Puente 162
7. 1793 Census
#56 Martin Hernindez 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.
Craspar, brother, of 3 years.
7 slaves, 3 of them baptised.
Josef Gomila, son of Joaquin and of Catalina Flusa, widower of 66 years.
8. 1793 Census
#63 Don -anuel Romero, son of Juan Francisco and of Dofia Isabel Casimira
Rodriguez, daughter of Don Lorenso and Do1ia Isabel Piuma of 25 years, his wife.
Paula Plutarca, daughter of the said of 6 years.
Maruel 'auricio, brother of 4 years,
9. 1800 List of appraisals.
#69 House of coquina and lot--belonging to King, occupied by Don Manuel
Romero, bounded front by Calle Wayor, N. by another cross street, S. by
house and lot of Don Francisco Sanchez, W. by Don Manuel Almansa.
N. 21x 39 . . . ... 09 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. . . ...... .. .... 108
Item to the value of four chiTmeys and an oven amounting to
forty-four reales ............. a * 0 1
Item as to the woodwork, doors, windows, floors and roof. . 44. 8
Note: This house has been declared by the governmentt in favor of
Juan de los Rios, he having given proof of his right of
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HISTORICAL RESEARCH Pag three MBok 9, Let 15 and 1i
Esorituras 2 Jansary 1801
30 December 1802
P. 417 Actual sale Dec. 14, Martin Hernkndez, head carpenter, sold to
Juan Hernandez (absent) through latter's wife, half of a lot on St. Charles
St. bounded S. by F. X. inches, N. by other half he holds; W. by heir of
Maimel iilanza, E. by said street. Said half measures N. 37 yds. 2 ft.,
E. I1 yds. 2 ft., .S 36 yds. 2 ft. 8 inches W. 13 yds. 2 ft. 6 inches.
Bought of Manuel de Almansa as agent of aria Maroelin Manuel and Juan de Rosa.
Block 9, Assessor's Inventory 69
Escrituras, 13 January 1813
11. 181t 22 December 1814
P. 203 -- Actual sale May 13. Margareta Hernindez--Josi Hernindes, wooden
house St. Charles St. bounded: S, by Francisco Xavier Sinchez, N. by Martin
Hernindez, W. by heirs cf 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 Nartin Hernandez, Dec. 14, 1802; house built by her husband.
Block 9, 69, Clemente 1.
12. 1834 Clements survey shows:
Lot 1 -
Present claimant: John de la Aosa
Original claimant: Martin HernAndes
Present claimant: John de la Rosa
Original claimant Joseph Hernindes
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 #34,
in present block 9.