JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF BROWNVILLE


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the Brownville 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 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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