Real Estate Deed


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Real Estate Deed from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Real Estate Deed. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Real Estate Deed is a manuscript. Its dimensions are 7.62 in. x 7.67 in..

It was created on Thursday, January 8, 1824.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This is a deed for purchase of a frame house in Worthington by George Harlow Griswold from Zenas Ross. The house was sold for $55.00 in 1824, "a few rods east of the burying ground". A rod is a unit of measurement equal to 16.5 feet, or 5.5 yards. The location of the property was most likely several yards east of St. John's Cemetery behind St. John's Episcopal Church of Worthington on Dublin Granville Road. Zenas Ross is listed as a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in its first record book. George H. Griswold was active in real estate ventures in Sharon Township and Worthington, owning no fewer than 27 properties in the Village of Worthington at the time of his death in 1876.

It covers the topic contracts.

It features the person Gen. George Harlow Griswold, 1795-1876.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 88-G-234 (box Documents).

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0933.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on October 27, 2005. It was last updated November 17, 2017.