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St. Louis Forest Park Deeds

The following content is not a full accounting of all deeds associated with Forest Park and in no way should be considered a title search. Missouri Recorders of Deeds are prohibited from conducting title searches.



June 11, 1872 Deed
16 717/1000 Acres in Glasby's Subdivision, Gratiot League Square
Grantors: Alban H. Glasby and Mary Martha Glasby, Arkansas (husband and wife)
Grantees:
"People of the City and County of Saint Louis"

June 11, 1872 Deed
81 669/1000 Acres in Glasby's Subdivision, Gratiot League Square
Grantors: Samuel Newton Holliday and Mary Fithian Holliday, nee Glasby, (husband and wife)
Grantees:
"People of the City and County of St. Louis"

June 11, 1872 Deed
55 596/1000 Acres in Glasby's Subdivision, Gratiot League Square
Grantor: William R. Glasby, Lewis County, Missouri
Grantees: "People of the City and County of St. Louis"


July 1, 1872 Deed
10 56/1000 Acres in Glasby's Subdivision, Gratiot League Square
Grantors: William A. Brawner and Henrietta F.V. Brawner, nee Strasser (husband and wife)
Grantees: "people of the City and County of St. Louis"

August 23, 1872 Deed
16 717/1000 Acres in Glasby's Subdivision, Gratiot League Square
Grantors: George W. Burnett and Louisa Burnett, nee Glasby (husband and wife)
Grantees: "people of the City and County of St. Louis"

October 2, 1872 Deed
56 Acres (65 84/100 Arpents), Township 45 North Range 7 East
3.007 Arpents, Home Place, Hockessin, Gratiot League Square
Grantors: William D. Griswold and Maria L. Griswold, formerly of Terre Haute, Indiana (husband and wife)
Grantees: "People of the City and County of St. Louis"

October 19, 1872 Deed
118 98/100 Acres, Gratiot League Square
"Beginning at a Stake fourteen and one half links from a hickory three inches in diameter..."
Grantor: Thomas Keith Skinker
Grantees: "People of the City and County of Saint Louis"


November 19, 1872 Deed
246 65/1000 Acres, Township 45 North Range 6 East & 7 East
Grantor: Robert Forsyth
Grantees: "People of the City and County of Saint Louis"

November 27, 1872 Deed
10 975/1000 Acres, Township 45 North Range 7 East
"north by River Des Peres, east by the lot designated as Homestead lot on the plat of Hockessin..."
Grantors: Hercules McCord and Mary Alice McCord, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (husband and wife)
Grantees: "people of the City and County of St. Louis"

December 2, 1872 Deed
11 11/1000 Acres
"...north by Ruth Avenue sixty feet wide, east by lots 12 & 17, which are allotted to William R. Glasby,south by Glasby Avenue sixty feet wide, and on the west by Second King's Highway or Union Avenue."
Grantors: James D. Maguire and Elizabeth Anne Maguire (husband and wife)
Grantees: "people of the City and County of Saint Louis"

May 24, 1875 Deed
Decree of Condemnation
(5.91 MB)
County Court of St. Louis County v. William D. Griswold and Maria L. Griswold, his wife; Henry Hitchcock; Washington University of St. Louis, Missouri; William Ziock; Ferdinand Fuchs; George H. Stille; Frederick Lese; John Barr; Thomas Keith Skinker; Eugene Papin; Mary E. Jones; Edward M. Tesson and Laura A. Tesson (nee Forsyth), his wife; William Forsyth; Robert T. Waugh; Thomas Skinker; Levin H. Baker and Clara Baker, his wife; Nathan Coleman and Sarah L. Coleman, his wife; Logan D. Dameron; Thomas Huntington and Mary Huntington (nee Baker), his wife; Charles H. Wittenberg and Mary Wittenberg (nee Preiss), his wife; George Preiss; Henry Preiss; Hercules McCord and Mary Alice McCord, his wife; Samuel Newton Holliday and Mary Fithian Holliday (nee Glasby), his wife; William R. Glasby and Rosette Glasby, his wife; George W. Burnett and Louisa G. Burnett (nee Glasby), his wife; Alban H. Glasby and Mary H. Glasby, his wife; Warren F. Pitney and Jennie E. Pitney, his wife; Isaac McKendree Veitch; The Covenant Mutual Life Insurance Company of St. Louis, Missouri; Michael B. O'Reilly; Michael L. Kelly; Edward B. Sayers; John D.L. Dryden; James J. Lindley; The Citizens Savings Bank of St. Louis, Missouri; T.S. Ridgway; F.W. Kefferstein; Bernard J. Reilly; James Clements; John McKittrick and Jane McKittrick, his wife; William A. Brawner and Henrietta F.W. Brawner, his wife; Nelson M. Sheffield; James Maguire and Elizabeth Maguire, his wife; Horatio D. Wood and Lillie Wood, his wife; the St. Louis County Railroad Company of St. Louis, Missouri; Charles Green; Thomas E. Gay; Adolph Glueck; Gustav Koch and Hester Ann Koch, his wife; Hiram Wheeler Leffingwell; Philip Donahue; Robert H. Franklin and Susan Franklin, his wife; Reuben Kiddar and Mary L. Kiddar, his wife; John B. Clunet; Sehou Douglas Thorpe; Herman _____ and _____, his wife; Frederick William Laumeier; William Veitch; Isabelle DeMun; Julia Maffitt (nee Chouteau); Charles P. Chouteau and Julia Anne Chouteau (nee Gratiot); George Ellis; Charles A. Mantz, Collector of Revenue for St. Louis County; Charles B. Smith; Jesse G. Lindell; Ellen Davis and her husband, George Davis; John W. Malin; William Currie; John W. Johnson; Henry J. Chambers; John S. McCune; Thomas Lewis; also the Commissioners of Forest Park under an act of the General Assembly of the State of Missouri, approved 25th March 1872, entitled An Act to Establish Forest Park, to wit, Edward O. Stanard (Edwin Obed Stanard); Samuel Treat; Robert Barth; Albert Todd;Robert E. Carr; Dr. Thomas O'Reilly; Henry Christian Haarstick; Peter G. Gerhart; John Withnell; Joseph O'Neil; Derrick A. January;
Hiram Wheeler Leffingwell; and Levin H. Baker; and the unknown persons holding or interested in notes, bonds, or other obligations secured by Deeds of Trust, mortgages, or other liens on lands lying within the limits of Forest Park as described in the Act of the General Assembly; also Narcisse Pensoneau and Felicite, his wife; William Tell Coleman; Montgomery Blair; Thomas Ewing; and George A. Maguire