The Morris Lutz Home

Location: Six miles northwest of . Jackson, Virginia on Route 716

Built: circa 1788


12 Nov 1794: Michael Summer and Mary Ann, his wife, sold to Mary Huntsberger, Elizabeth Huntsberger, John Huntsberger, Henry Huntsberger, Henry Susanna, Catherine, Sarah, Abraham and Barbara Huntsberger, children of Jacob Huntsberger, deceased, land which was conveyed to said Michael Summers by Martin Craun and Ann, his wife, June 23, 1788. Deed Book L, page 167

21 Nov 1803: Mary Huntsberger, Christian Ceberch (sic) and Elizabeth, his wife, late Elizabeth Huntsberger, Henry Huntsberger and Rosina, his wife, sold to John Huntsberger their undivided 3/9 of the tract. Deed Book N, page 482

1 Nov 1833: George Lantz, executor of the last will of Joshua Felter, Sr., sold to Abraham Lutz. Deed Book NN, page 1

2 Dec 1856: Abraham Lutz and Eve, his wife, sold to Peter Craig. Deed Book 4, page 280

8 Jan 1872: Philip Helsley, executor of the last will of Peter Craig, deceased, sold to Walton Craig. Deed Book 11, page 111

5 May 1882: Walton Craig and Ellen, his wife, sold to Noah Wolf 76 acres of land. Deed Book 24, page 312

22 Jun 1885: Noah Wolf and Sarah Ann, his wife, sold to Morris Lutz 56 acres of land. Deed Book 36, page 255

Morris Lutz, deceased, in his last will bequeathed to Lizzie F. Lutz a tract of land with buildings. Will made July 3, 1912, probated September 30, 1919. Will Book 31, page 53

Physical Description

This two-story "L" shaped weatherboarded log house with metal hipped roof has no chimneys. There are windows with twelve 6x8 panes and windows with four 14x20 panes and plain solid shutters. The porch has plain solid square posts.

There are eight large rooms with eight foot ceilings. The stairway is open string with plain balusters. The walls are wood partitions with papered plaster and the floors have wide boards in the old part and narrow boards in the newer part.

Source: Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project, 1937

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