JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF ALEXANDRIA


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the Alexandria 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 Alexandria, 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."


AHLES, C., boot and shoe merchant, Alexandria; b Germany settled 1854 po Redwood
AUGSBURY, G. W. , merchant, Alexandria, b. Jefferson Co NY, s 1854; po Plessis
BICKELHAUPT, A. merchant, Alexandria; b Germany s. 1853; po Redwood
BUSH, NICHOLAS, farmer, Alexandria; born France, s. 1840; po Redwood
BICKELHAUPT, PETER, farmer, Alexandria, b Germany s 1853; po Redwood
BABCOCK, RHODES, farmer, Alexandria; b Chenango Co NY s. 1821; po Redwood
BOGERT, HENRY, farmer (dec'd) Alexandria, b Canada, s 1830; po Redwood
BETZ, ADAM, farmer, Alexandria b Germany s 1847; po Redwood
BALL, LOTTIE A., teacher, Alexandria, b Jefferson Co, s 1859; po Redwood
BALL, CORNELLA R., teacher, Alexandria, b Jefferson Co. s 1855; po Redwood
CATLIN, C. A., physician/surgeon; Alexandria, b Herkimer Co, NY, s 1859; po Redwood
CLINK, ROBERT, physician/surgeon Alexandria, b Scotland, s 1855; po Redwood
COLE, MRS. A. J., husband farmer (dec'd) Alexandria, b Montgomery Co NY s 1859; po Redwood
CLINE, JOHN H., farming and miller, Alexandria, b Jefferson Co., s 1829; po Plessis
CORNWELL, EZRA, farmer, Alexandria b Jefferson Co, s 1813; po Alexandria Bay
CORNWELL, SUSAN D., teacher, Alexandria, b Herkimer co NY s 1828 po Alexandria Bay
DAVIS, JESSIE, farmer, Alexandria, b Otsego Co NY s 1816; po Alexandria Bay
DINGMAN, JARED, farmer and carpenter, Alexandria, b Oneida Co NY s 1843; po Alexandria Bay
FOX, WALTER, farmer/merchant, Alexandria, b Herkimer Co NY s 1843 po Alexandria Bay
FLANSBURGH, S. O., miller/farmer, Alexandria, b Jefferson Co, s 1835; po Redwood
FLAT, GEORGE, farmer, Alexandria, b Germany, s 1852; po Redwood
GANDETT, F. A., dentist, Alexandria, b Canada, s 1863; po Redwood
GASKILL, J. W., blacksmith, Alexandria, b Essex Co NY; s 1855; po Redwood
GREEN, A. J. farmer, Alexandria, born Lewis Co NY, s 1817; po Omar
GURNEE, RALPH, farmer/merchant/Just peace 32 yrs, Alexandria, b Jefferson Co/ s 1816; po Omar
HOLMES, A. A., merchant,supervisor,sec/treasurer Morristown & Black River RR, Alexandria, b Schenectady Co NY, s 1856; po Redwood
HUTCHENS, M. J., physician/surgeon, b Herkimer co NY, s 1833; po Redwood
HOLKINS, M., hotelkeeper, b Jefferson Co, s 1836; po Redwood
HOYT, HORACE P. , undertaker/prop. Lumber mill, b Jefferson Co., s 1830 po Plessis
HIND, MORRIS, farmer, b Jefferson Co, s 1845; po Plessis
HARTMANN, JOHN, farmer/cheese maker, b Germany s 1851, po Alexandria Bay
HARTMAN, ADAM, farmer, b Germany, s. 1853; po Redwood
HOUGHTON, JOSEPH, farmer, b Orange co VT, s 1834, po Alexandria Bay
HUTCHINSON, SHELDON, farmer/lumbering, b Jefferson Co, s 1848; po Plessis
HUONEYMAN, GEORGE R., farmer, b England s 1834; po Plessis
HARDY, CHARLES, farmer, b Jefferson Co, s 1857; po Plessis
HARDY, GILBERT, farmer, b Otsego Co NY, s 1821; po Plessis
HOUGHTON, A. H. farmer, b Jeff Co. s 1849; po Alexandria Bay
HOLLOWAY, WILLIAM, farmer b Jefferson Co, s 1811, po Omar
HARDER, ANSON, attorney/counselor; b Herkimer Co., s 1862; po Redwood
HAAS, JACOB, farmer b Germany s 1833; po Redwood
JEWETT, M. C., farmer/member of Assembly; b Vermont s 1846; po Redwood
KEPLER, LEWIS, farmer, b Jefferson Co s 1844; po Alexandria Bay
KIMBALL, N., farmer b Jefferson Co, s 1832; po Redwood
LEWIS, MRS. KATE, husband M. D. (dec'd), b Jefferson Co s 1834 po Plessis
MARSHALL, T. B. farmer, b Oneida Co NY s 1837; po Redwood
MARKLIE, MRS. ELIZABETH, farmer, b Germany s 1847; po Redwood
MAKEPEACE, SOLOMAN, merchant, b Jefferson Co, s 1837; po Plessis
MOORE, JOHN, farmer, b Ireland, s 1840; po Redwood
MILLER, SAMUEL B. farmer, b St. Lawr Co, NY s 1847; po Alexandria Bay
NORTON, SILAS G., wagon/carriage mfg, b Jefferson Co s 1829; po Plessis
NEWMAN, A. D. farmer, b Otsego Co NY, s 1821; po Redwood
NORTON, WILLIAM, farmer, b Washington Co NY; s 1820; po Alexandria Bay
OVEROCKER, J. P., farmer, b Oneida co NY, s 1867; po Alexandria Bay
PARKER, JAMES, farmer/lumbering, b Vermont, s 1832; po Redwood
READE, J. W., merchant/sec Redwood U. Agric Assoc; b Jefferson Co s 1833; po Redwood
ROSSITER, WILLIAM, Catholic pries, b Canada, s 1855; po Redwood
ROCKWELL, GEORGE, pastor Ref. Prot. Ch., b W. Chester Co NY, s 1854; po Alexandria Bay
RAPPOLE, DANIEL, farmer, Alex. Bay, b NY, s 1832, po Alexandria Bay
RUSSELL, ALLEN, farmer, Alex. Bay, b Jeff Co s 1840, po Alexandria Bay
RAPP, HENRY, farmer, Alexandria, b Germany s 1860, po Redwood
REBSCHER, MRS. GEORGE, farmer/chees mfg, Alexandria, b Germany, s 1852; po Redwood
SMITH, H. H., retired miller, Alexandria, b Saratoga Co NY, s 1836; po Redwood
SCOTT, HENRY L., civil engineer/surveyor, chief eng. Of Black River/Morristown RR, Alexandria, b Herkimer co NY s 1821; po Plessis
SCHNAUBER, WILLIAM, harness maker/farmer, Alexandria, b Germany s 1849; po Redwood
STAPLES, O. G. prop. Of Thousand Island House, Alexandria, po Alex. Bay
SWANTON, GEORGE, farmer, Alexandria, b Ireland, s 1856, po Plessis
SHULTZ, JOHN, farmer/cheese mfg, Alexandria, b Germany, s 1857; po Plessis
SPIES, WILLIAM, farmer, Alexandria, b Germany, s 1846, po Redwood
THRASHER, GEORGE, farmer, Alexandria, b Jeff Co, s 1837 po Redwood
TASSEY, LEWIS, carriage mfg/blacksmith, Alexandria, b Jeff Co, s 1849, po Redwood
TANNER, JULIUS, farmer, Alexandria, po Omar
TIMMERMAN, JOEL, farmer, Alexandria, b Herkimer Co s 1833; po Redwood
TASSEY, W. R. bookkeeper/prof of penmanship, Alexandria, b Jeff Co, s 1855; po Redwood
VISGER, MARY J., teacher, Alexandria, b Jeff Co s 1857; po Alexandria Bay
WATSON, DOC A., lawyer/school commiss., Alexandria, b Jeff Co, s 1835; po Redwood
WHITE, H. S. prop. Mill/merchant/farmer, b Jeff Co., s. 1831; po Redwood
WHITNEY, JULIET (husb dec'd) , Alexandria; b Canada, s 1874, po Redwood
WALTON, J. F., merchant/real estate dealer, Alexandria, b Jeff co, s 1830; po Alexandria Bay
WESTCOTT, CHAUNCEY, retired farmer, Alexandria, b Oneida Co, s 1805; po Alexandria Bay
WOODWORTH, WILLIAM J., merchant, Alexandria, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1838; po Alexandria Bay.
WEAVER, ANTHONY, farmer, Alexandria, b France s. 1832; po Redwood
ZIMMER, GEORGE, farmer/cheese mfg, Alexandria, b Germany s 1866; po Plessis
ZIMMER, HENRY, farmer/cheese mfg, Alexandria, b Germany s 1867; po Plessis


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