Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 9 – Lot 2
Title: Coquina House
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Title: Coquina House 105 St. George Street
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 9 – Lot 2
Physical Description: Research notes
Language: English
Creator: Johnson, Alberta
Publication Date: 1938
Copyright Date: Public Domain
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Box: 4
Divider: B9-L2 Francisco Xavier Sanchez
Folder: Francisco Xavier Sanchez B9-L2 (Ind. Life Ins. Bldg.)
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
105 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Francisco Xavier Sanchez House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Poujoud House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 105 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.894588 x -81.312675
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Bibliographic ID: UF00094100
Volume ID: VID00005
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-L2

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Alberta Johnson
Nov 4, 1938 St Aug

Coquina House
105 St. George Street

East Florida Papers- webb Memorial Library

Sf94 Sale. ,Ianuel Fernandez Bendicho, for Jose de Landa, of Havana, (from
)7V whom he has power of attorney to prosecute claim to houses sold by
the Jovernment to B. Segui, de Landats claim allowed) sells to
Francisco Xavier Sanchez there same houses walls alone remain (of
stone) lot 452 cubic yards; bounded north by cross street loadingfo
the : arina, south by house and lot of the King, east by Jose Ponce,
west by Royal Roads (included are three letters from London dated
Apr. 14, 1792) At 0

816 Sale.- March 10, Francisco Sanchez and wife" Maria Antonia 1111l, -to
-8 Jose Sanchez~wooden house on St. George St. which is west boundary,
east by Dimas Ponce, Diego Carreras on south; house built by the
sellers; lot inherited by the wife from her father F. X. 'anchzo
in 1809, North-south 26 varas, east-west 32 varas.


St, Jolhn County Court Records

Deed Book "H", pp. 234-235

29 Sale of estate advertised in Fast Florida Herald, Mar. 18, 1828
John M. Hanson, surviving executor of i.irs. Mary A. Eanchez, to .,."''
Augustus ijard, and trustee for his wife(Earia K.1, for ;380.00
house and lot on St. George St. bounded north by Francis Gut ,- s,
Bast by Dimas Ponce, south by Diego Carreras, west by St. George St.
Houses and outhouses, hereditaments and appurtenances.
Joseph M. Lanchez, deceased executor of Mary A. Eanchez, deceased.
Witnesses Paul S. Sanches, John Ker. Signed- John M. Hanson

St. Johns County Court Records

Deed Book "P" p. 241

350 Oct, 17, John Gui to Caroline M. Woolf, House and lot bounded west
by St. George St., east by Dimas Ponce, south by Archibald Cole, same
as conveyed to John Gui Nov. 1841 by James Luis Pettigru of Chalreston,
and Jane his wife, being the same promises that John .a Hanson as
executor of Mary sanches, April 1829, conveyed to Augustus Poujard.

St. Johns County Records

Deed Book "T" p. 34

52. Oct. 26, Henry P. 'oolf and Caroline M. Woolf of Baltimore, to 3eorge
Burt- All that house and lot on St. George St., bounded on north by
lot now or formerly of the estate of Francis GuVi deceased, east by
lot of Dimas Ponce, south by Archibald Cole, west by St. George St.
26 ydsa north-south, 321 yds. east-west, conveyed to .:oolf by deed
from John Gui- Oct. 17, 1850, with buildings and improvements, deeded
in trust for term of her natural life of Lucy R. Burt.

Assessor's Inventory of 1803 shows lots on St. George St. from
Treasury St. to lines of Diego Carreras, as #66, "House of coquina,

'Coquinn House 105 St. George St.

and lot belonging to the Kinz, which seflts as a stable btouadod
in front by the Calle Real leading to the Hornwork (of fort) on
the north by a cros street, on the south by a honee and lot be-
loncing to the I'ng, on the east by Jose Ponce.

eoy to Puente ap 1764 gives this location as #148, Square E;
House of stone and i heirs of ron Manuel Garcia de Tuentas,
Clement map of 1854- lot #14, block 9. Oricinal claimant, Fran ciso
rsanchez, recentt (1834) Augustus Paijard. evidently M.e original
'tone house was destroyed as later maps show this location. as part
of the King's lott sa stables.
In the 1816 deaerlptimo, "wooden'house mst have been an error as
diligent search fails to rive any information on house toing. rebuilt
after the 1816 transafr. This house was the home of the father of
liias Anna Durt who owned the old Spanish Treasury building and h1is
Eurt's early life was spent there. Although no definite eate of
construction is established, it appears It was built between 1809
and 1816. of coquina.

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