Harriet Hayden inherited the property from her father, from the Honorable James R. Whiting. James Raynor Whiting (April 30, 1803 – March 16, 1872) Lawyer and Politician. 1872 Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx NY Mr. Whiting owned the property since 1836. ( per will summary 1922 ). On May 4, 1922 it was reported in the New York Tribune that the first lot offered for sale, a curved lot was purchased by Mrs. C. Andrews for $1,000 located on Spuyten Duyvil Parkway and Fairfield Ave. Probably near the Ewen Estate which was located on the block bounded by W. 231st Street, Spuyten Duyvil Parkway Fairfield Ave and W. 232st Street.