Houpt Genealogy and Family History

Partition of Philip Houpt Real Estate

IN THE MATTER OF THE PARTITION OF the real estate of Philip Houpt. late of the city of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, dee'd. I The heirs and devisees of said decedent will take notice that in pursuance of an order of the Orphans' Court of Luzerne county, a writ of partition has issued from said court to the Sheriff of said county, returnable on Monday, the 3d day of September, 1883, at 2 o'clock P. M., and that the inquest will meet for the purpose of making partition of the real estate of said decedent on Friday, the 24th day of August, 1883, at 10 o'clock A. M. of said day, upon the premises, at which time and place you can be present if you see proper.

The premises in question are described as follows, to wit:

Two adjoining lots of land situate on the southwesterly side of Ross street, between Franklin and Main streets, in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne county, Pennsylvania;

the first thereof being 50 feet front on Ross street, and about 210 feet deep, bounded on the southeast side by an alley, and on the northwest side by the lot hereinafter described, and containing about 10,175 square feet of land, and having erected thereon a small brick dwelling and frame barn;

and the second thereof being also 50 feet front on Ross street, and about 162 feet deep, bounded on the northwest side by land of M. B. Houpt, and on the southeast side by the lot hereinbefore described, and containing about 8,100 square feet of land, and having erected thereon a two-story brick dwelling and small frame barn.

WILLIAM O'MALLEY, BENNETT & NICHOLS, Sheriff.

Luzerne County Legal Register, Volume 2