JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE


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


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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 Brownville, 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."


ACKERMAN,  L.,  farmer,  Brownville,  b Jeff Co,  s 1828; po Dexter

ADAMS,  WM.,  farmer,  b England,  s 1847; po Dexter

ATWATER,  J. B.,  farmer,  b Oswego Co NY,  s 1835; po Bville

ALLEN,  CALEB,  dec'd,  b Rhode Island,  s 1837

ALLEN,  L,  farmer,  b Montgomery Co NY,  s 1837; po Limerick

ADAMS,  E. R.,  farmer/fisherman,  b Jeff Co,  s 1841; po Pillar Point

ADAMS,  S. O.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1836; po Pillar Point

ACKERMAN,  J. B.,  farmer/cheese mfg,  b Jeff Co,  s 1836; po Dexter

ALLEN,  A. E.,  inventor/dealer of clipper well-drill machines,  b Jeff Co,  s 1838; po Perch River

ALLEN,  CYRUS,  farmer,  b Rhode Island,  s 1812; po Perch River

AMANS,  PAUL,  farmer retired,  b Jeff Co,  s 1822; po Dexter

BINNINGER,  H.,  prop of Sash/door/blind factory/planing mill,  b Germany,  s 1853; po Dexter

BENEDIT,  DR. A. J.,  physician/surgeon,  b Erie Co NY,  s 1875; po Dexter

BOOTH,  C. O. F.,  prop Booth Hotel/farmer,  b Herkimer Co NY; po Limerick

BALL,  L,  just peace,  b Saratoga Co,  s 1826; po Dexter

CLARK,  MRS. A. A.,  retired,  b Massachusetts,  s 1864; po Bville

COLE,  HARRISON,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1816; po Bville

COOLMAN,  G.,  cabinet maker,  b NY,  s 1847; po Bville

CALKINS,  W.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1841; po Perch River

CARPENTER,  S. A.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1836; po Pillar Point

CHRISTIE,  C. H.,  farmer,  owner Hambletonian and Ethan Allen,  b Montgomery Co NY,  s 1836; po Dexter

CLARK,  MRS. M,  retired,  b Lewis Co,  po Bville

CLEMENT,  IRA,  farmer,  b Cayuga Co NY,  s 1837; po Pillar Point

CLEMENT,  W. B.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1853; po Pillar Point

CLARK,  JNO,  deceased,  b Ulster Co,  NY s 1808

DOUGLASS,  DR. C.,  physician/surgeon,  b Jeff Co,  s 1842; po Dexter

DAY,  R.,  farmer,  b Montgomery Co NY,  s 1853; po Perch River

DIEFENDORF,  J. R.

DOUGLAS,  J. C.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1821; po Pillar Point

DOUGLAS,  JAMES,  deceased,  b Montgomery Co NY,  s 1818

EMERSON,  CHAS C.,  gen merchandise,  b Jeff Co,  s 1844; po Dexter

EMERSON,  JNO,  farmer,  b Jeff co,  s 1812; po Perch River

EMERSON,  JONATHAN,  deceased,  b Connecticut,  s 1805

EMERSON,  NELSON,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1834; po Limerick

EMERSON,  AVERY,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1826; po Limerick

FISH,  G. W.,  produce dealer and R.R. Agent,  b Jeff Co,  s 1831; po Limerick

FITZGERALD,  JNO,  farmer/assessor,  b Ireland,  s 1850; po Dexter

GIBBS,  A. A.,  pres of Village and Gen Store/postmaster,  b St Lawrence Co,  s 1824; po Bville

GREENLEAF,  G. D.,  blacksmith,  b Jeff Co,  s 1846; po Bville

GOULD,  D. W.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1850; po Pillar Point

GOULD,  JOHN,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1822; po Pillar Point

HERKIMER,  MRS. Z. B.,  farmer retired,  b Jeff Co,  s 1833; po Bville

HERKIMER,  H.,  deceased,  b Jeff Co,  s 1833

HOYT,  S. ,  farmer/sailor,  b Jeff Co,  s 1821; po Bville

HESSELWOOD,  M,  farmer retired,  b England,  s 1831; po Dexter

JOHNSTON,  MRS. S. prop Johnston Hotel,  b Ireland,  s 1859; po Bville

JAMES,  E.,  farmer,  b Rhode Island,  s 1820; po Limerick

JAMES,  E. C.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  po Chaumont

KEENAN,  FRANKLIN,  b Jeff Co,  s 1836; po Bville

KILBORN,  A.,  farmer retired,  b Massachusetts,  s 1805; po Bville

KNAPP,  J. C.,  farmer,  b Lewis Co,  s 1811; po Bville

KNAPP,  SAMUEL,  deceased,  b Connecticut,  s 1811

KNAPP,  A.,  deceased,  b Connecticut,  s 1811

LONSDALE,  WM.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1835; po Pillar Point

LEONARD,  E.,  planing/saw mill/mfg doors/sash,  contractor,  b Jeff Co,  s 1832; po Dexter

LOOMIS,  WARREN,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1840; po Dexter

LEE,  JOHN E.,  farmer,  b Oneida Co NY,  s 1836; po Perch River

LOWE,  MRS. BETSEY ANN,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1825; po Dexter

MOFFETT,  J. S.,  custom house officer/farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1830; po Limerick

MOFFETT,  BRUCE,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1833; po Limerick

McCORMICK,  WILLIAM,  farmer,  b Montgomery Co NY,  s 1834,  po Limerick

MAGILL,  F.,  farmer,  b Ireland,  s 1834; po Pillar Point

MULLEN,  E.,  farmer/fisherman,  b Jeff Co,  s 1845; po Dexter

OTIS,  AMOS JR,  po Bville

PERRY,  L. S.,  farmer/cheese mfg,  b Jeff Co,  s 1836; po Limerick

PECK,  ORANGE,  farmer,  b Auburn,  NY,  s 1815; po Limerick

PLUMB,  C. P.

PHELPS,  D.,  farmer,  b Connecticut,  s 1812; po Limerick

PRIOR,  N. L.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1845; po Limerick

POTTER,  ANSON,  po Bville

ROCKWOOD,  LEVI,  carriage & wagon mfg/blacksmith; b Jeff Co,  s 1843; po Limerick

REEVES,  H.,  farmer/assessor,  b Montgomery Co,  s 1837; po Limerick

REEVES,  JNO,  farmer,  b Montgomery Co,  s 1838; po Dexter

ROUNDS,  RUSSELL,  deceased,  b Delaware Co NY,  s 1814

ROUNDS. A. G.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1822; po Limerick

REED,  DYER C.,  propr Lake SIde Camping Grounds,  b Jeff Co,  s 1831; po Pillar Point

SKINNER,  WM. T.,  founder/machinist,  b New Hampshire,  s 1835; po Bville

SPAFFORD,  S.,  harness maker/livery,  b Canada,  s 1853; po Bville

SCOFIELD,  MRS. J. A.,  retired,  b NY,  s 1871; po Bville

STRAINGER,  T. J.,  firm of Binninger & Strainger,  b England,  s 1855; po Dexter

SPICER,  H. H.,  representative/farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1820; po Perch River

SEE,  A.,  deceased,  b Schoharie Co,  s 1825

SEE,  J. D.,  farmer/agricult. Ins. Agent,  b Herkimer Co NY,  s 1825; po Dexter

TAYLOR,  A.,  farmer,  b England,  s 1850; po Pillar Point

TAYLOR,  MARCUS,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1823; po Bville

TIMERMAN,  M.,  farmer/b Herkimer Co,  s 1839; po Limerick

THOMPSON,  L. E.,  prop Empire Mills,  b Herkimer Co,  s 1876; po Watertown

TIMERMAN,  THERON,  farmer/just peace,  b Herkimer Co,  s 1839; po Dexter

UNDERWOOD,  WM. H.,  gen store/postmaster,  b Jeff Co,  s 1843,  po Limerick

WEAVER,  P.,  farmer,  b Warren Co NY,  s 1833; po Limerick

WILDER,  JOHN W.,  carriage mfg,  b Oswego Co NY,  s 1871; po Bville

WALRATH,  A. W.,  farmer retired,  b Montgomery Co NY,  s 1836; po Bville

WEBB,  E. P.,  farmer/real estate dealer,  b Jeff Co s 1834; po Bville

WOOD,  O. M.,  general store,  b Jeff Co,  s 1834; po Dexter

WHITNEY,  DANIEL,  prop. Dexter Mills,  b Jeff Co,  s 1824; po Dexter

WOOD,  J. T.,  drugs/medicines/boots/shoes,  b Jeff Co,  s 1860; po Dexter

WELCH,  P. T.,  farmer,  b St. Lawrence Co NY,  s 1812; po Dexter

WHITE,  E. T.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1830; po Dexter

WITT,  E.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1833; po Limerick

WHITE,  MRS. H. S.,  retired,  b Jeff Co,  s 1810; po Dexter

WILLIAMS,  MARTIN,  farmer,  b Herkimer Co,  s 1819; po Pillar Pt

WILLIAMS,  MORGAN,  farmer,  b Herkimer Co,  s 1819; po Pillar Pt

WITT,  J. deceased,  b Oneida Co,  s 1819

WHITE,  H. S.,  deceased,  b Vermont,  s 1807

WILLIAMS,  C.,  deceased,  b Dutchess Co NY,  s 1819

YOUNGER,  R.,  dealer in groceries,  b England,  s 1851; po Bville


Information transcribed and contributed by volunteer M. Sapienza. © 2015.



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