JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF HOUNSFIELD


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


ALLEN, L. F., farmer, b Jeff Co. s 1831; po E Hsfld
BATES, M. M., farmer retired, b Massachusetts, s 1802; po Stowell's Corners
BAKER, O. W., farmer/merchant, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po E Hsfld
BLOOD, SUEL, retired farmer, b New Hampshire, s 1812; po E Hsfld
BENJAMIN, SYLVESTER, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po E. Hsfld
BROADBENT, THOS., farmer/mfg, b England, s 1847; po Dexter
CANFIELD, THEO, capitalist, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Sackets Harbor
COLLINS, L. H., prop Eveleigh House, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Sackets Harbor
CAMPS, W. B., druggist, b Jeff Co, po Sackets Harbor
CAMPBELL, MRS. JANE A., retired, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Sackets Harbor
CLEVELAND, P., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1828; po E Hsfld
CONKLIN, T. C., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1855; po Brownsville
CONKLIN, A. S., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Brownsville
DEWOLF, D. O., deputy coll. Customs, S. Harbor/breeder Gauldar and other stock, b Cayuga NY, s 1817; po S. Harbor
DAVIDSON, MRS. S. J., farmer, b England, s 1838; po S. Harbor
DIMRICK, O., retired farmer, b Onondaga Co, s 1826; po S. Harbor
DIMRICK, JAY, farmer/mechanic, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Stowells Corners
EVILEIGH, B, general hardware, b England, s 1834; po S. Harbor
EDWARDS, MRS. H. H., retired farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po S. Harbor
EVANS, E., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Brownville
FOX, M. L., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po S. Harbor
FIELD, HEZEKIAH, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1811; po E. Hnsfield
FOSTER, ALBERT, farmer/mfg, b Jeff Co, po Dexter
GILMORE, CAPT. H. O., retired lake captain/farmer, b Vermont, s 1826; po Dexter
GREEN D. B., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po E. Hsfld
HODGERS, S. N., farmer, b Massachusetts, s 1868; po S. Harbor
HAZLEWOOD, J. M., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po S. Harbor
HULL, IRA
INGLEBART, C. W., capitalist, b St. Lawrence Co, s 1814; po S. Harbor
LIVERMORE, F. M., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po E Hsfld
LEO, L. G., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po Dexter
MCCULLOCK, D., retired, b Massachusetts, s 1826; po S. Harbor
MEEKS, N., farmer/lighthouse keeper, b England, s 1836; po S. Harbor
MCWAYNE, J. A., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po S. Harbor
MCKEE, O. R., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1843; po S. Harbor
McMULLEN, J. B., propr of mill/miller, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po S. Harbor
MORSEMAN, E. P., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1809; po S. Harbor
MARAB, A., farmer, b England, s 1843; po Adams Centre
MATTERSON, F. farmer/owner of Hambletonian, Budd Doble Colt, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po S. Harbor
MELDOON, L, farmer, b England, s 1835; po Brownville
NORTON, L. W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po E Hnsfld
PHILLIPS, W. G., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po S. Harbor
PHELPS, J. W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po S Harbor
POTTER, P. C., farmer/cheese mfg, b Onondaga Co NY, s 1845; po S. Harbor
PETTIT, MRS. M. C., farmer, b England, s 1833; po S. Harbor
PEASE, O. V., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po S. Harbor
PARSONS, THOS, farmer, b England, s 1834; po S. Harbor
POTTER, N. H., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1829; po Brownville
ROBBINS, M. O., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po S Harbor
RICKERSON, E., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1843; po S. Harbor
RESSEGUE, DANL, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po S. Harbor
ROBERTS, SAML, farmer/blacksmith, b Wales, s 1843; po E Hnsfld
RICHARDSON, J., farmer, b Jeff Co., s 1821; po Stowells Corners
SYMONDS, F., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1855; po S. Harbor
SYMONDS, M. C., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1836; po S. Harbor
SPICER, JNO, retired farmer, b Otsego Co s 1805; po S. Harbor
SMITH, F. R., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1848; po Watertown
SKINNER, ELBERT, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Brownville
SLATER, SARAH, farmer, b Canada, s 1837; po Brownville
TYLER, DR. W. E., physician/surgeon, b Jeff Co. s 1812; po S. Harbor
THOMPSON, S. E., merchant/farmer, b Jeff Co. s 1845; po S. Harbor
TREMAINE, G. W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po S. Harbor
THOMPSON, M. P., farmer, b Jeff Co. s 1832; po S. Harbor
WILSON, A. J., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1835; po Brownville
WASHBURN, DYER, dealer in fine blooded horses & cattle, b Cayuga Co, s 1824; po S. Harbor
WILLS, G. M., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po Stowells Corners
WARREN, WM, propr Half-Way House/farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1828; po E Hnsfld
WILDER, CAPT, PHILO D., Capt. Schooner Nelly Wilder, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po S. Harbor


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