How would I index the mortgagee in this batch?
How would I index the mortgagee in this batch. It doesn't look like a name but think I have to assume it is. Would the given name be Wapp and the last name Falls? It does not have Corporation or another indication that it is a business.
Since it does not have a book or page number, does it belong to Hattie Snyder on the previous line?
There is a similar situation on the second page of this image with the Millerton Natl. Bank.
US, New York, Dutchess—Indexes to Mortgagors, 1630–1975 [Part A][M3B9-9CP]
I believe that Wapp. Falls is short for Wappingers Falls, which is a village in Dutchess County.
I think both Ronald J and Umberto are part of the same transaction with Hattie Snyder who is from Wapp. Falls. There would be 2 entries one for Ronald and one for Umberto with the information for Hattie included with both, which is what you have suggested.
Hope that helps.0
It looks to me that Wapp Falls is a place and is part of the line just above. If so then there are two names in this transaction. You are going to have to use a certain amount of judgement with this one to decide if that is the case.0
Thank you for the clarification. Sometimes as we formulate the question the answer becomes more apparent. Good to have confirmation.1
Another question regarding this same batch. Could you look at entries for Joseph and Julia Silber. The clerk seems to be using the for Julia for Joseph. The handwriting and the names lead to me to believe this. How would you index this? The clerk seems to switch around, even in the next entry with the page number.0
NJewkes. I am glad you asked this question because it points out to me that I misled you with my first answer.
After going back over both of these Umberto Silvestri should be paired with Maria Silvestri (one entry for each) and the mortgagee should be National Bank of Wapp. Falls
The next entry down the mortgagee would be Home Oweners Loan Cp.
The next transaction would include Joesph and Julia Silber.
If you start at the top of the page and work down this actually straightens everything out.
I believe the book numbers and page numbers are in the right columns, there are just no ditto marks sometimes when the book number remains the same as above.0
Thank you again. This has been challenging.0