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3 Compare A.D. Chidsey, Jr., The Penn Patents in the Forks of the Delaware Plan of Easton, Map 2 (Vol. II of Publications of the Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society 1937) with Northampton County Tax Records map, www.ncpub.org.  

4 A.D. Chidsey, Jr., A Frontier Village 234-35, 240 (Vol. III of the Publications of The Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society 1940).  

5 See Rev. U.W. Condit, “History of Sitgreaves Street”, Easton Daily Free Press, Friday, 28 Aug. 1896, p.3, col.3 (Cudjo House identified as first brick building in Easton);  James Wright, “Sitgreaves Street has some of Easton’s oldest building”, Easton Express, Sunday, 11 Sept. 1988, p.C-2 (Cudjoe House identified as first brick building in Easton, modern address given as 63 Sitgreaves Street);  Ethan Allen Weaver, “Historical Sketches Relating to Easton and Eastonians No.III”, in Historical Notes First Series 9 (copied in Easton Public Library June 1926)(indicates first brick house in Easton was built by Sitgreaves in 1792 on Sitgreaves Alley to the North of Northampton Street, without identifying Cudjo as the occupant);  Ethan Allen Weaver, “The Forks of the Delaware” Illustrated xi (Eschenbach Press 1900)(same).

6 Chidsey, A Frontier Village, supra at 77-83.  

7 Chidsey, A Frontier Village, supra at 83-84.  

8 Chidsey, A Frontier Village, supra at 84-85, 89.  

9 Chidsey, A Frontier Village, supra at 89-93.  

10 See separate www.WalkingEaston.com entry for the Parsons-Taylor House, at 60 South Fourth Street.  

11 See Chidsey, A Frontier Village, supra at 88.  

12 B.F. Fackenthal, Jr., ”The Homes of George Taylor, Signer of the Declaration of Independence”, Paper read before the George Taylor Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, at Easton, PA, 6 Dec. 1922, at 21 (copy at Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society);  see separate www.WalkingEaston.com entry for Parsons-Taylor House at 60 South Fourth Street.  

13 Deed, Timothy Horsfield, Executor of Will of William Parsons, to Meyer Hart, C1  15 (21 Mar. 1760)(reciting a Patent from the Penn Family in Patent Book A19  133 dated 20 Nov. 1759);  see Deed, Peter (Elizabeth) Shnyder, et al., Heirs of Peter Shnyder (Sr.), to Jacob Weygandt Jr., A5  406 (21 Apr. 1824)(recitals).   See also Northampton County Warrant P29 issued to Timothy Horsfield, Executor of the Will of William Parsons (30 Oct. 1759, returned 20 Nov. 1759), indexed online for Northampton County p.136 Warrant No.29 at www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r17-88WarrantRegisters/NorthamptonPages/Northampton136.pdf, survey copied at Survey Book C155  242 (returned 20 Nov. 1759)(William Parsons, entry of Timothy Horsfield’s name is struck out).

14 I. Harold Sharfman, Jews on the Frontier 74-75 (Henry Regnery Company 1977).  See generally Joshua Trachtenberg, Consider the Years, The Story of the Jewish Community of Easton 1752 – 1942 56, 60 (Centennial Committee of Temple Brith Sholom  1944);  Rev. Uzal W. Condit, The History of Easton, Penn’a 16 (George W. West 1885 / 1889)(“the first merchant of Easton”).

15 Rev. Uzal W. Condit, The History of Easton, Penn’a 17, 59 (George W. West 1885 / 1889);  M.S. Henry, History of the Lehigh Valley 64 (Bixler & Corwin 1860);  see  A Brief History of EASTON, www.easton-pa.com/History/HistoricEaston.htm (accessed 2 Jan. 2005; more recently accessible through the “History” link from the City of Easton’s website at www.easton-pa.com), at “The First United Church of Christ”.  See also A.D. Chidsey, Jr., A Frontier Village 116 (Vol. III of Publications of The Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society 1940)(first shopkeeper).  For a more complete history of Meyer Hart, see generally separate www.WalkingEaston.com entry for the Pomp/Bixler Building at 401 Northampton Street.  

16 Deed, Timothy Horsfield, Executor of Will of William Parsons, to Meyer Hart, C1  15 (21 Mar. 1760).

17 A.D. Chidsey, Jr., A Frontier Village 259 (Vol. III of Publications of The Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society 1940).  See generally, separate www.WalkingEaston.com entry for 432-34 Northampton Street.  

18 Ethan Allen Weaver, “The Forks of the Delaware” Illustrated x (Eschenbach Press 1900).  

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