JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF HENDERSON


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the Henderson 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 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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