Jefferson County, NY Pioneers



1. CHARLES DANO was born in 1801 in Vermont and died 1869 in New York. He was buried in Canton, St. Lawrence Co., NY

He married
MARY A. (---), who was born c1812. She died 1901 in New York, and is buried in Canton.

Children, DANO:

2        i      CATHERINE DANO b c1830, d unknown

3        ii      CELESTIA DANO b1831, d c1899 Canton NY; m RYMIE PARO.

4          iii      PETER E. DANO b c1837; d or possibly deserted Civil War

5          iv      CHARLES E. DANO b c 1839 d 16 Apr 1864 Civil War

6           v     JOSEPH H. DANO b 1841 d 2 Nov 1872 m CYNTHIA (---).

7           vi      PHILAMORE DANO b Oct 1843 in Canton; d 1902

8           vii      FRANK E. DANO b 1846, served 14 Heavy Artillery Civil War

9          viii      WILLIAM K. DANO b 1849, d 17 Jun 1864 at Battle of Petersburg, Civil War

10            ix      LESLIE DANO b 1856, d 1936 Watertown NY; m MARY ANN STANSBURY

11           x     CLIFTON F. DANO b 21 Mar 1860, d 7 May 1947

12           xi     ALONZO DANO

3. CELESTIA DANO, daughter of CHARLES and MARY A. DANO was born 1831 in French Canada, d c1899 Canton NY.

She married 4 July 1866 in Canton NY
RYMIE PARO who was born 3 Apr 1821 in Canada, and died 5 Apr 1912 in Canton (Jingleville).

Children, PARO:

  13           xii      NETTIE (Minnie) PARO b 15 Jan 1871 Canton; d 15 Jan 1871 Canton

6. JOSEPH H. DANO son of CHARLES and MARY A. DANO, was born 1841. He served in Co. G, 60th NY Volunteers. He died 2 Nov 1872 in Palmero, Oswego Co. NY. was buried in the Palmero Cemetery in Palmero. By 1880, after Joseph had died, his children, Joseph and Edward, were in the Canton poorhouse.

He married CYNTHIA (---). In the 1880 census she was a servant in the household of Alvin Nims (unsure of name)

Children, DANO:

  14            i     JOSEPH DANO

  15           ii      EDWARD DANO

7.  PHILAMORE DANO, daughter of CHARLES and MARY A. DANO, b Oct 1843 in Canton; d 1902. She was buried in the Black River Cemetery. At age 56 she had 9 children; 3 living in 1900 with them: SCOTT W. DANO age 19 and EARL. EARL died in 1901

She married
WILLIAM H. MATTRAW who was born 1839 in New York State. He died in 1918 and is buried in Black River Cem., Rutland, Jefferson Co. In the 1870 census, Town of Leray, 549/555, Matraw, William, age 28, farmer. PHILA DANO age 27, keeping house, Anna age 9/12 female. WILLIAM H. MATTRAW age 58, born in New York; father born in Canada, mother in New York. Married for 35 years to PHILA DANO

Children, MATTRAW:

  16           i     IDA MATTRAW b 1867m d 14 Apr 1868 aged 1 yr. 7 mo. 10 days, buried in Palmero Cem.

  17           ii      ANNA MATTRAW b 1870

  18           iii      EDNA MATTRAW b 1872, d 6 Apr 1892, bur Black River Cem. Rutland, Jefferson Co.

  19           iv      GRACE MATTRAW b 1873, d 1 Aug 1887, bur Black River Cem.

  20           v     SCOTT W. MATTRAW b Oct 1881.

  21           vi      EARL G. MATTRAW b 1884, d 1901, bur Black River Cem.

10. LESLIE DANO, son of CHARLES and MARY A. DANO was born 1856. He died 13 Feb 1936 in Watertown NY.

He married MARY ANN STANSBURY who was born 1858 and died 22 Sep 1930 Watertown NY.

Children, DANO:

  22           i      ANNA DANO b 3 Sep 1889; d 17 Jul 1977 in Watertown NY

  23           ii      INEZ DANO b 26 Feb 1891 d 4 Jan 1974 in Watertown NY

  24           iii      BEATRICE DANO b 30 Aug 1893; d 11 June 1975 in Watertown NY; m 28 Feb 1920 LEWIS G. SPICER b 6 Sep 1887, d 6 Apr 1958

  25           iv      FRANCES DANO b 16 Aug 1879 in Evans Mills, Jefferson Co NY, d 31 Mar 1968 in Adams, Jefferson Co. NY; m 15 Aug 1903 Watertown NY ALBERT FRANKLIN SAUNDERS b 5 Oct 1876 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co MI, d 29 Sep 1945 in Watertown NY

11. CLIFTON F. DANO son of CHARLES and MARY A. DANO was born 21 Mar 1860 at Canton, St. Lawrence Co NY, and died 7 May 1947 at Brownville, Jefferson Co. NY

He married 1885 (1) ANNA WOOLIVER who was born 1867 at LeRaysville, Jefferson Co NY. She died 1892.

He married 5 Sep 1894 at LeRaysville (2) VELMA FOWLER who was born 16 Aug 1868 in the Town of Pamelia, Jefferson Co NY. She died 28 Nov 1956 Watertown, NY

Children, DANO:

  26          i      HAZEL DANO b 9 Dec 1892

  27          ii      ETHEL DANO b 9 Dec 1892 LeRaysville, NY, d 22 Feb 1974; m JOSEPH HARRIS

26. HAZEL DANO, daughter of CLIFTON F. and ANNA WOOLIVER DANO, b 9 Dec 1892 LeRaysville, NY. She died 1982 Watertown, NY.

She married 1916 (1)

She married (2) RICHARD JOINES.

Children, HYNEMAN:

  28           i      VELMA HYNEMAN

  29           ii      ALBERT HYNEMAN

  30           iii      HAROLD F. HYNEMAN, jr.

  31           iv      FREDERICK HYNEMAN

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