Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: B8-L2 McHenry House
Title: Benet property
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Title: Benet property
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: B8-L2 McHenry House
Physical Description: Report
Language: English
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
69 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
McHenry House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 69 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.895568 x -81.312954
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Bibliographic ID: UF00091356
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B8-L2

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Escrituras, 16 March 1787
5. 1787 6 December 1790

P. 15 Sale. April 28. Francisco Felipe Facio for George Kemp -- Wn. McHenry
two story house of stone and wood with lot and orchard, on St. George St.
which is W. boundary; E. Nicolas Ensalada and Honoria Clark, N. Antonio Berta,
S. Francisco Entralgo (Howard certifies grant to G. Kemp in 1771 lot No. 5
Albemarle Block).

Benet Property (3)
Block 8
Lota 1,(a d 20


1. 1764 Puente Map shows:

#105 Casa de ripio de Franoisco .Buare 25 x 57 1/2.

2. Moncrief Map shows: Mr. Fish.

3. "List of Properties sold by Puente to Fish, 1764, Papeles de Cuba, LegaJo 372,\
Seville, Spain," we can read: "#274, The house of Francisco Suares, 35 peses.o

4. Fish account book says: #12 Sold to eoarge Kam (Kemp) Feb. 20, 1769.
Kemp sold to McHenry (book 367 p. 15 Ap. 28, 1787) British grant 1771 Let 5
Albermarle Block to Kemp.

5. 1783 (?) Spanish Census. Ph. #10 Sheet 1.
Old Floridians, Minorcans, Italians and Greeks. William MacHenry, Native
of Ireland C.A.R. and as such counted with the Minorcans and settled nder
the mastery of the Parish Priest Don Diego Canes (Camps), his will to avail
himself of Spanish protection to remain in the country if he is permitted,
he is a widower, his occupation, actually, dealer in rum and beer, but he
is a carpenter, he lives in a house right at the side of Mr. Jesse Fish.

Block 8

6. 1788 Rocque Map shows:

#65 Two-story house, the main walls and corners of masonry, the partitions
framed in wood, split lathed and plastered, in fair condition, owned by
Don Guillermo MEquenere (William MacHenry); with Deed and land that it oites.

7. 1790 Quesada's List says.

#63 Rubble work masonry house with lot of William MacKarry (MacHenry)
with deed. (No measurements).

8. 1791 Escrituras, 12 January 1791
20 December 1792

p. 127 Mortgage May 4. Wa. MEHenry gives bond for voyage and oargo,
aortgaging his house and lot on St. George St., which is the W. boundary,
Antonio Berta N., Thomas Hassett S. Bought from F. F. Facio.

Block 8, Assessor's Inventory 63.

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Benet Property (4)
Block 8
Lots 1/t9and 206

9. 1796 No. 10, Florida, Year of 1796

Testamentary for the death of Don Guillermo Mo Enery, new comer, and
resident of this said city.

He died in St. Augustine on Friday, 7 October 1796, and was a native of
the city of Limberick, Ireland.

His testament was dated in St. Augustine On Oct. 6, 1796, and he died on
Oct. 7.


4th Item I declare that I have as my property a house with its own lot
and another that bounds with it, situated in the street of St. George hat
oes to the Puerta de Tierra, and a piece of land situated on Matansas that
the King gave me and in which there are two free negro men named Sanco and
Harry cultivating it who must pay me one-fifth of the product of both the
plantings as well as the timber cut this is what I manifest to be recorded.
(The testament was dictated in English with the intervention of the public
translator Don Miguel Isnardy.)

Inherited from MoHenry estate by Thomas Gernon and Wm. hinro, grandsons,
children of his daughter by 1st and 2nd husbands.

10. Testamentary Proceedings, Reel 5, william Mac Enery, is an error.

It says:

N. 1, Florida Year of 1801.

Proceeding about finding the origin of the death of Jaye cEnery who was *
found with his throat cut, at one side of the road of the first market and
the inventory and sale of the small effects that were found. It was dated
in St, Augustine, Dec. 16, 1801.

*Not William--may have been a relative of William. No information.

11. 1834 Clements survey shows:

MbHenry (original claimant)
Charles Downing and Benjamin Chairs (present claimant)

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