JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF HENDERSON


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


ABBOTT, MRS. L., farmer, b NY, s 1841; po Smithville
ABBOTT, F., farmer retired, b Madison Co NY, s 1840; po Bishop St.
BOYCE, CAPT, D. L., Lake Capt., b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Hend
BASSETT, A. D., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Hend
BOYCE, CAPT. W., Lake Capt/farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po Hend
BUNHEL, GEO, farmer, b Genesee Co, s 1857; po Hend
BABBITT, GEO, farmer/ex-sheriff, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Smithville
BARNEY, L. M., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Hend
BARNEY, A. G., farmer, po Smithville
BICKFORD, ABEL, farmer, b NY, s 1871; po Belleville
COLE, JONATHAN, farmer, b Windham, Connecticut, s 1816; po Belleville
CARPENTER, H. E., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Belleville
CLARK, GEO W., retired farmer, b Washington Co NY, s 1805; po Belleville
CLARK, MRS. GEO W., retired, b Jeff Co, s 1807; po Belleville
COLLINS, GEO W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Bishop St.
CRITTENTON, JAS A., farmer/assessor, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Smithville
CLARK, E. J., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Belleville
COMSTOCK, WM. H., carriage/wagon mfg, b Warren Co, s 1838; po Hend
DOBSON, WM, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1815; po Hend
DOBSON, JOHN, farmer/assessor, b Oneida Co, s 1812; po Hend
DODGE, JOEL, farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1843; po Hend
DAVIS, S. H., bookeeper on Steamer St. Louis, Smithville, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Smithville
DAVIS, MRS. S. H., Smithville, b Lewis Co, s 1844; po Smithville
DAVIS, W. P., farmer, Smithville, b NY, s 1825; po Smithville
EGGLESTON, CAPT. CHAS, Lake Capt, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Hend
FINNEY, G. W., miller, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Hend
GILMAN, JOHN, farmer, b Onondaga Co, s 1808; po Hend
GILMAN, MRS. JOHN, b Jeff Co, s 1806; po Hend
GRIGGS, WM. S., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po Smithville
GRIGGS, NEWELL, farmer, b NY, s 1848; po Smithville
HUNGERFORD, CAPT. W., Lake Captain, b Oneida Co NY, s 1814; po Hend
HILL, HIRAM, farmer, Smithville, b Washington Co NY, s 1807; po Smithville
HILL, MRS. HIRAM, Smithville, b Jeff Co, s 1807; po Smithville
HALL, MRS. E. J., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po Smithville
HOLLIS, R. W. & Co., dealers in drugs/chemicals,paints, oils, patent med, groceries, fancy articles, etc., b Oswgo Co NY, s 1874; po Hend
JOINER, ELLE H., retired farmer, b Old Deerfield, MA, s 1805; po Hend
JOHNSON, FALES, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1811; po Hend
JOHNSON, MRS. FALES, b Jeff Co, s 1819; po Hend
JONES, R. M., retired farmer, b Oneida Co, s 1833; po Smithville
JONES, H.W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Smithville
JOINER, CAPT. O. B., Lake Capt, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Hend
KEMP, HENRY, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Hend
LEFFINGWELL, A. M., attorney, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Hend
LEFFINGWELL, R., farmer/cheese mfg, b Jeff Co, s 1805; po Hend
LANE, THOMAS, farmer, b England, s 1832; po Hend
LANE, MRS. THOMAS, deceased, b England, s 1835
MOODY, RANZAW, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Hend
MOODY, MRS. RANZAW, first white child born in the county in Watertown, b Jeff Co, s 1801; po Hend
MATHER, WM., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Belleville
MYRICK, O. S., farmer/assessor, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Hend
MATHER, MILO S., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po Bishop St.
MATHER, SIMEON, farmer, po Belleville
NUTTING, S. H., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Hend
NUTTING, W. R., farmer, b Chenango Co, s 1819; po Hend
NUTTING, M. A., cheese maker, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Hend
NUGENT, DR. D. B., Physician, b Canada, s 1850; po Hend
PENNEY, CAPT. B., Lake Capt, b Jeff Co, s 1828; po Hend
PETTINGILL, JAS. N., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1835; po Hend
PARKER, DAVID, farmer, b Middlesex Co, MA, s 1814; po Hend
PENNEY, JARVIS, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Hend
RICE, W. H., P. M. and Genl dealer in merchandise, Smithville, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Smithville
READER, GEO, farmer, b England, s 1855; po Henderson
ROBBINS, A. W. farmer, b Jeff Co., s 1812; po Hend
SEATON, LEONARD, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Hend
SPRAGUE, A. A., retired Sea Capt., b Jeff Co, s 1806; po Hend
SPRAGUE, C. H., merchant/just peace, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Hend
SIMMONS, C. L., merchant, b Washtenaw MI, s 1859; po Hend
SCOTT, A. B., farmer, b St. Lawrence Co, NY, s 1837; po Hend
SPERRY, CAPT. D. E., farmer, b New Haven CT, s 1867; po Hend
SEATON, B. C., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Hend
SEELYE, MRS. WEALTHY ANN, propr Smithville Hotel, Smithville, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Smithville
SMITH, HARVEY, farmer, s 1805; po Bishop St.
SIMMONS, L. B., farmer
WILKINSON, SILAS, farmer, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1806; po Hend
WHITNEY, M. J., farmer b Jeff Co, s 1843; po Hend
WARNER, CAPT. J. S., retired sea captain,b Rensselaer Co NY, s 1812; po Hend
WILKINSON, WM., retired farmer, b Saratoga Co, s 1806; po Henderson
WALLACE, JAMES, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Hend
WHITNEY, GEO G., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Hend
WILDS, W., H., resident, Smithville, b Jeff Co, s 1814; po Smithville
WALLACE, ELLA M. farmer, b NY, po Hend
WARNER, H. R.
WALLACE, SUSAN J.
YORK, A. H., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Hend


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