912 Ellis Avenue (Near Bynum)

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912 Ellis Avenue 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0260
  • Address: 912 Ellis Avenue (Near Bynum)
  • Name: Young World
  • Date: 1921
  • Contractor:  San Augustine Lumber Co.
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Block:  Moore Addition, Block 2
  • Lot:  4 or 5
  • Condition: Good
  • Significance:  Built for F. W. and Elsie Gneisig by the San Augustine Lumber Company.  The mechanic lien was filed on July 26, 1921 and described a frame, shingled roof house, 5-rooms, bathroom, 2 closets, one pantry closet, one screened in back porch, and front porch.  It was to be built by September 30, 1921; the lien was in the amount of $1,850.00. The lien contained a drawing of the floor plan and a list of materials. The 1938 City Directory lists Fred W. and Elsie Gneisig at 912 Ellis; he was a machinest with Lufkin Foundry and Machine Company and Gertrude, another occupant of the residence, was a saleswoman at Taylor Hardware Company.