JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF ADAMS


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the Adams section of their history of Jefferson Co., NY


In 1878 when the history of Jefferson County was written by Durant and Peirce, much of the information about the county and residents was in fact obtained from people who lived in Jefferson County. Following is a list of persons who provided information about the Town of Adams, their occupation, business location, where born, when settled in that location and their post office address. In a few instances, information was not provided by the contributor. Here "s" stands for "settled in Jefferson County."


ALLEN, W. J., firm of Hatch, Ed. Of Journal, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1847; po Adams
ARMS, W. D., dry goods merch, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1829; po Adams
BOND, J. W., cash Hungerford Nat Bank, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Adams
BROWN, A. J., atty/ex-supreme judge, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1828; po Adams
BULLOCK, L. J., millinery, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Adams
BABCOCK, L. M., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1847; po Adams
BABCOCK, M. S., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Adams
BRAINARD, HOWARD, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co., s 1842; po Adams
BEMIS, N. O., retired physician, b Chenango Co NY, s 1855; po Adams
BABCOCK, WM., retired farmer, Adams, b Oneida Co NY, s 1826; po Adams
BABCOCK, MRS. W., retired farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1811; po Adams
BOSWORTH, AMES, dec'd farmer, Adams, b Massachusetts, s 1804
BOSWORTH, MERTON, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1815; po Smithville
COOPER, MRS. J. C., Adams, po Adams
CASE, H. C., Adams, po Adams
CLARK, CHAS. V., commercial traveler, Adams, po Adams
CLEVELAND, J. M., seedman, Adams, b Madison Co NY, s 1834; po Adams
COOPER, GEO, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1811; po Adams
CONVERSE, CYRUS, retired farmer, Adams, b Oneida Co NY, s 1841; po Adams
CROSBY, E. C., grocer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1838, po Adams
COLTEN, CHAUNCEY, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 18__; po Adams Centre
COLTON, HEMAN, farmer, Adams, b Otsego Co, s 1806; po Adams Centre
DWIGHT, D. A., dealer in books/stationery/wall paper, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Adams
DODGE, G. S., grocer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Adams
DIXON, WM., gunsmith, Adams, b England, s 1832; po Adams
EDDY, J., dealer in books/stationery/wall paper, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Adams
FRASIER, GEO, farmer/miller, Adams, b Jeff Co s 1818; po Adams
FOX, LYDIA, farmer, Adams, b Saratoga Co NY, s 1801; po Adams
FOX, DANIEL, dec'd farmer, Adams, b Connecticut, s 1801
FOX, DANIEL, Express and RR Agt., Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Adams
FOX, GEO. L., telegraph op and ticket agent, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1854; po Adams Centre
FULLER, HARRISON, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1845; po Adams Centre
GARDNER, G. W., farmer, Adams, b Oneida Co NY, s 1857; po Adams Centre
GREEN, O. D., contractor/builder, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Adams Centre
GREEN H. C., merchant/farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1818, po Adams Centre
GARLOCK, JASON, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1818, po Adams Centre
GREEN, LEONARD, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po Adams Centre
GREEN, A. J., Adams, po Adams Centre
GREEN, MRS. THOS R., Adams, po Adams Centre
HUNTINGTON, R. H., teller Hungerford Nat Bank, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Adams
HATCH, S. W., prop and ed of Journal, Adams, b Jeff Co s 1847; po Adams
HUNGERFORD, J. M., dry goods merch, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Adams
HUNGERFORD, S. D., Pres Hungerford Nat. Bank and Pres. Hungerford Coll. Institute, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Adams
HARRIS, ELIJ., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1851; po Adams Centre
HARRINGTON, ERI, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1813; po Adams Centre
HILL, R. I., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po Adams Centre
HAWES, B. F, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Adams Centre
HART, GEO, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Adams Centre
KELLOGG, A. H., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co s 1811; po Adams
KENYON, W. W., farmer retired, Adams, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1832; po Adams
LITTLEFIELD, E. T., manufacturer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Adams
LAWRENCE, LEANDER, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co s 1810; po Adams
LOVELAND, LINUS, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1813; po Adams
LANGWORTHY, R. C., furn. Dealer/undertaker, Adams, b Rhode Island, s 1843; po Adams Centre
MAXON, T. V., wholesale seed dealer, Adams, b Rensselaer Co NY, s 1848; po Adams
McCOMBER, W. B., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1843; po Smithfield
MUZZY, F. M., farmer/cheese mfg., Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1830, po Smithfield
MILLS, JNO, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Smithfield
MILLS, CHAUNCEY, dec'd farmer, Adams, b Connecticut, s 1802; po Smithfield
MANVILLE, M. D., Adams, po Adams
PENNY, J. W., insurance agent, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po Adams
POTTER, CHAS, farmer/mechanic, Adams, b Washington Co NY, s 1837; po Adams Centre
POTTER, C. D., mfg of dye packages, Adams, b Otsego Co NY, s 1837, po Adams Centre
PARKER, GILES, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1812; po Adams Centre
POTTER, SAMUEL M., farmer, Adams, s 1822; po Adams Centre
RAMSDELL, E. F., attorney, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Adams
ROGERS, ELISHA, retired farmer, Adams, b Rensselaer Co NY, s 1825; po Adams Centre
ROSE, M. M., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co s 1847; po Belleville
RAMSEY, JNO, merchanic, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Adams Centre
REED, C. L., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Adams Centre
SAUNDERS, T. P., attorney, Adams, b Rennselaer Co NY, s 1836; po Adams
STANLEY, FAYETTE, farmer/cheese mfg, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1816; po Adams
SEGER, HIRAM, farmer/produce dealer, Adams, b Oneida co NY, s 1829; po Adams Centre
STANLEY, A. D., farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Smithville
TAYLOR, WM. H., attorney, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Adams
TAYLOR, D. E., dry goods merch., Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1846; po Adams
THOMPSON, T. L, farmer/carriage mfg, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Adams
THOMPSON, I. A., farmer, Adams, b Connecticut, s 1810; po Adams
TITTSWORTH, M. D., druggist, Adams, b Middlesex Co NJ, s 1868; po Adams
THOMAS, ELISHA, farmer, Adams, b Vermont, s 1802; po Adams
THOMAS, S. S., farmer, Adams, b Vermont, s 1810; po Adams
THOMAS, WOLSEY, farmer, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1819; po Adams
THOMAS, J. dec'd farmer, Adams, b Vermont, s 1801
TROWBRIDGE, ORRIN, farmer, Adams, b Lewis Co NY, s 1825; po Adams
TROWBRIDGE, A., farmer/mechanic, soldier War of 1812; b Oneida Co, s 1810; po Adams
THOMAS, SAPHRONA, farmer, Adams, b Vermont, s 1819; po Adams
THOMAS, NANCY S, farmer, Adams, b Vermont, s 1851; po Adams
THOMAS, A. G., dec'd farmer, b Vermont, s 1852; po Adams
TOTMAN, C. M, liveryman/dealer in harness, Adams, b Jeff co, s 1830; po Adams
WATKINS, A. B., sup of Inst., Adams, b Ontario Co NY, s 1870; po Adams
WARDWELL, N. M., merch, Adams, b Oneida Co NY, s 1824; po Adams
WHEELER, W. H., mfg and builder, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po Adams
WRIGHT, W. W., farmer/mechanic, Adams, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po Adams


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