Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: B8-L1 Benet House
Title: Bl. 9
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 Material Information
Title: Bl. 9
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: B8-L1 Benet House
Physical Description: Report
Language: English
Creator: EPB Barnes, Eleanor P.
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
65 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Benet House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 65 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.895708 x -81.313017
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Bibliographic ID: UF00091355
Volume ID: VID00014
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B8-L1

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Bi. 9..
i78t: Rooque, No. 67, group of houses....

This was Albermarle Bleck in British Days.

It is referred to as Bi. 8 after 1790 and we use that

1763 Puente it is Sq. "H" No. 110...Stone houses

.... ORe in 1763 was Doia Augustine Re gider

She was mother of the Map maker, Juan Elixie de la Puente.

Her background:

Alonse de Arguelles married Nov. 1614 Luisa de lee Angoles
de Floerneia,

Joseph de Arguelles, their son, was born 1624, married New.
20, 1641, Augustina Rodriguez, the
daughter of Juan Crep. and Catalina
Rodriguez. This couple had married in

Antonia de Arguelles, daughter of Jose above, born 5/19/1660
married Adjutant Geronime Regider of
MartinMunes de la Posadas in old Castllz
10. 21, 1680.

AU :'TINA r"FGTDC, b. 9/13/1700, married 12, 27, 1719,
A'-T"T71 " 7 -' d- I a T""Q'=.

'his couple had 8 children,
Juan Joseph was the 3rd child, b. 1724
and was later the mapmaker of 1763.

Note: DeTIa Augustine Regidor, wife of Antonio de l Puente
was just about 63 years old when she had to give up her
heus s. These were by no means all the Puente-Regide- family
owned. This is quite an impressive family, I have a let more,

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Nov. 3, 1962

he: 'he house you are planning to re-censtruct.
No. 75 "E", Puente, 1763

Listed to Juan Garcia Martiner GallFges.

There was but o&i family of t-is name:

CP Marriages, Photostat 190:
Martir Mart'ne7 G(a' les
Monday, July 2I 1743
Victoria de ?c&luia, dt. of Alonse Lscalona
and Sebastlana de Var-aim
This couple had only 3 children that T Vnow of:

Joaquln(or Juan) Narch 22, 174P
Martinez Gallegos Juana Susanra, 1745
children: Maria k-eencia, 1750

On the PISE} LIST, house of Martin Martiner Gallepos
is entered, (no sale)
And on the Pvunte map there 's NO...Martn Martinez
Galleges, only Juan Garcia Martlne Galle*es.
So Juan must be the son above who inherited the
house from hr father altho the house wae entered
in Fish under the father's nare.

It ias a masonrv hrise.

Both de S'lls and Moncrier show a house here.

It Is significant that in:

1788 Rocque: 'his s te i s rcupied by )ofia luisa
de Escalona (Lucia r- K.scalona at tires)
I- Is "nw wc-d.

but Luisa de Lscalona and Nrs. martin V,.rtiney Gallepop
were So the sister new occupies the house
or the site of the Cfrmer Galleges home,

both girls, Victoria, bern Nov. 17, 1724 and
Luisa, born -ept. 11, 172 were daughters of
Alonso de Escalona and Sebastlana de Vargas.
Alense died 1727 during the pidemin.

Census records sl-tw Lulsa mv-1ng during 2nd
Spnansh times, a wldew, : slaves, ensus 17P0

3i c a--r'. c c V erd of V 'a 'le
I'. /
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Some added occupatione: FPB.
rem: Census 1783

Jaccb Scotland, dealer in Wine-( harlette St.)

Uerby O'Leary, dealer In Rum, (near Guard house)

Simon Tuffs, merchant, storekeeper, (Henderson Quarter)

Jesep Kelly, Shoemaker, has a Rum Steote near Castle

Nicolas Warrlngton, taller, (near Plaza)

Matthev. Stewart, Saddler, (bl. 27, so. (:arlet+e St.)

Henry Rebertsen, dealer in wines, (Charlntte St.)

Charles Miler of Germany, liasswindow maker and painter

Andrew Devett, (oven in Quarters)

Robert Weffett, coach builder and harness maker, (street to
the Single tower)

Joacb Taylor, Auctioneer

Thomas Jones, master ef Sails, treasury y Ot.)

John Mercer, Shoemaker, ( near Pr!n. Ch rch)

Edward Nix, Lhoemnaer, (near Vinercan Chapel)

Fleetwood Armstrong, wine merchant, (Charlotte)

Thomas Rigby, smithy(el. 27)

Thomas Tweedy, tailor

James Burns, tanner(house left of Royal rd. on ether side
of bridPe)

James Clark, maker of chains, (Georpe Street)

William McClearan, Rum shop, (near Quarters, B]. 27)

William Sims, silversnmth(in Sauare of the Pr. Church)

Steven Henar, hanrman! (near Sinple tover)

Fred Stawe, baker

John Flanagan, ar-orer, lnife naker(near ceretary o?) of the
Pr. Cuiirch)
He bar house of drinks and iron
works there.

2...(ran out of paper...excuse)

Themas Cerdery, butcher (net to be confused with Temas
Cerdero, let Florida Spaniard)

Rederic McLeed, dry hides dealer(near parsonage)

Alexander McQuin(McQueen) t"

Susanna Henderson, dress maker,(little street of the village)
This may be Greek Settlement.

Juana Ward and Sarah Piles, (close to Madam Perpaul)
This is a hard one as Mrs. P.
had a lot of houses in town.

John Cade, School master, (street of single tower)

John Mitchel, rum store

David Turnbull, leather dresser and shoemaker

Rosa Potter, sells drinks(husband ansent, close to Castle)

Rishard Pobey, beltmaker

John Johnson, billiards, (Bl. 27, in fact TOVER house)

David Zubley, auctioneer and schoolmaster(near Quarters)

Peter DeWalt, orange grove other side of bridge

Jacob Chull, lockmaker, (near quarters )

John McVoy, tile maker, (adjoining the Quarters)

Thomas Boak, Secretary to Ex-Governer(Charles Howard held
a position likewise)

William McDonald, silversmith(near -uarters)

Isabel Taylor, washing, working(house of shoemaker Berjess)

Thomas Manwel, Sailing master(between Pr. church and Quarters)

Joseph Taylor, butcher(Greek settlement)

Joshua Yarrowloy, land s'irveyor(in front of the church)

John Bailie, leather dresser, (in or near Juerson, saddler)

Mr. Collin, butcher, (near bridge)

Ginion Bruce, Overseer to Ex-GeVernor's negrees(house of Jacob

Samuel Brandon, silversmith, (lives near Cade)

Jacob Hughes, Schoolmaster, (back Governor's house)

Sebastian Spindler, Medical surgeon, (Greek Sett.)

Miguel Costa, medical doctor, (near Castle)

Josiah Warner, -Pilot of the Pert

John Williams, Ironfeunder ( had place on Amelia Island)

Joseph Holman, clarifier of sugar(had house on Julington Creek
tee. )

Ben Smith Legge, Dry goods, rum...

Note: To be added to the list of occupations I have
previously sent.

Most of these people were holdovers from British
occupation or new residents after 1783.


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