Third Quarter 1997 Queries


Frank Adsit Sun, 10 Aug 1997 13:44:06
My family surname is Adsit. I wondered if any other spellings of that were on record in Jefferson County.


Candice Alguire Hensler Sun Sep 28 08:55:22 1997
Looking for any information on a Charles ALGUIRE (b. abt 1865 in probably the Cornwall area in Canada; died abt. 1950 in Massena, New York) Charles married to Jane Kline (b. abt 1865-1870 in Cornwall, Canada; died May 10, 1958 in Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York). Charles and Jane lived at Watertown, NY and had three children: Elias C. Alguire (b. 1889, d. 1944, m. Freida Littlefield), Frank B. Alguire (b. April 14, 1891, d. September 1973, m. Blanche J. Deline, lived in Watertown, NY and had 3 children) (Frank B. Alguire was my Great-grandfather), Gertrude Alguire (b. & d. unknown, m. William St. Amour). Charles Alguire left his wife when his three children were young. They heard nothing from him for years so Jane obtained a divorce and later re-married to John O'Brien. In about 1950 Charles was ill and dying at a hospital in Massena, St. Lawrence Co., New York). Someone came to Watertown and summoned his 2 children still living; Gertrude refused to go but Frank Alguire did go to see his dying natural father. (My grandfather is Ralph Edward Alguire, son of Frank, b. June 3, 1913, d. April 28, 1995, m. Ruth N. Holness; they had 3 children, their son Richard is my father) We believe that possibly Charles had a second family in the Massena, NY area and there seems to be a few ALGUIREs listed in the phone directory. Please contact me with any ALGUIRE info. that I may use to find Charles' parents. Thank you.
Candice Alguire


Joycehow 5 Jul 1997 15:18:10
Anthony ATWOOD prob b ca 1775..married Persis CHANDLER ca 1807 Rodman, Jefferson Co. NY Their son Isaac L. ATWOOD b 1 Nov 1809 Rodman, m 1838 Luthera STETSON b 1814 Jefferson Co. NY. Would appreciate information on origins of ATWOOD, CHANDLER, STETSON & WARREN families. Sally WARREN and Nathan STETSON were parents of Luthera STETSON.


Don Austin Tue Sep 16 10:16:08 1997
Would like information on Herbert AUSTIN shown on 1920 Census, Jefferson Co., Watertown, New York, ED. 57, Sheet 13, Line 19. Date and place of birth? Date and place of death? Parents and their place of birth? Thanks,


Kerri Keller Mon Jul 7 22:05:53 1997
BACKUS, Elizabeth born around 1850 (her first child, Allen George FREDERICK was born in 1870) in either Otsego Co or Delaware Co. She married Jeff Frederick from Jefferson Co in the late 1860's. We know nothing about her family. Thanks!


John Hartmann, Sun, 10 Aug 97 20:56:09
I have information on the descendants of Palmer BAKER, son of Freeborn and Jane BAKER, of LeRay twp. After having four children in NY, Palmer, his wife Charlotte, and their kids moved to Wisc. It appears that there were two Freeborn BAKERS in Jefferson Co, beginning about 1810, first in Hounsfield twp, then Watertown, and later LeRay. The youngest Freeborn BAKER, the third by that name, served in the Civil War. Palmer BAKER also named a son Freeborn.


Terry Ballantineor Terry Ballantine, Fri, 12 Sep 1997 20:37:33
I am searching the BALLANTINE line in upstate NY. My grandparents lived in Watertown, with earlier generations living in St Lawrence County. They came to the US from Ireland and prior were a border clan near Scotland - England border. I appreciate being listed and look forward to any feedback or info.
Terry Ballantine


Kenneth Mitchell Mon, 25 Aug 1997 21:04:51
Michael Bardol married Magdalena Reinagle ca. 1850. She was 2nd wife. When did she die? 1856 or 1860? Her parents? His 1st. wife? 3rd wife was Mary Ann Fraley.


Larry Barker Sun 24 Aug 199719:37:04
I'm searching for any and all information on William BARKER b. 1854, in Jefferson Co. or in Oswego Co. He married 2-6-1884 in town of Lorraine, wife Emma Estelle EGGLESTON. Parents William BARKER and Anne PARKUS. Children James H., Sr., Dora, Raymond, Grace, Elizabeth, Alta, and Alice. Exact date of birth, where born, parents full names.


Samuel Jones Fri, 22 Aug 1997 09:31:07
BARTON, William lived Oneida and Jefferson county 1797 to 1876. He marrried Lucinda BURTON. They had children, JEREMIAH FINNEY, MARY E. AND CHARLES E. Any information about any BARTONS in this county will be greatly appreciated. His father was ALPHEUS BARTON and his mother was LEMIRA BURTON BARTON.
Samuel Jones


Rebecca, Sat Sep 6 20:21:29 1997
I am seeking information on the Jacob Brown Bassinger (b.1809), his father Andrew Bassinger (b. 1774), Andrew's wife Rhobe Allen (b. 1783) and her father Col. Luther Allen. Jacob was in Watertown, NY in 1840. Luther Allen served under Gen. Brown of Brownville in Rev. War.


Douglas V. Smith Tue Sep 2 13:07:00 1997
Peter and Sylvia (CALKINS) BEADLE were of Orleans in 1853. Whatever happened to them? Douglas V. Smith.


W. Gary Morgan, Sat Sep 27 14:43:32 1997
Seek information on Michael Boyle, born 1798 in Ireland. Married Juda FOLEY, daughter of John & Catherine (McKEEVER) FOLEY. The Boyles and Foleys came to the US in the 1820s settling in Carthage, Jeffereson Co., NY. Michael & Juda had 5 children: John, Ann, Mate, Morris P., and Michael J. The elder Michael died 29 May 1874 and Juda died in the 1840s - both in Carthage.
W. Gary Morgan


Lou Fleck Tue Sep 2 06:05:40 1997
BRABANT, Jerome, had these children:
Peter J.
Bernard G. (Barney) 1936-1992 who married Lois Rice and saved John Thibault from drowning
T. Jerome who married Margaret Lalonde and had the following children- Wm. A. (Bronco)
David P. 1951-1990
??Who are Jerome's parents??
BRABANT, P. Augustus, married Edith Flynn and their children are:
T. Gerald 1909-1988 married Theresa Denney
T. Jerome
Arthur W. (Bill) b 1912
Kenneth F. 1916-1954
???Who are the parents of P. Augustus??
BRABANT, George A., married Edna Duford in 1921 in Carthage and they had a son: J. George who married Patricia Wood
???Who are George A.'s parents??


Ed Brown Thu Sep 18 16:23:54 1997
Brown, John Henry born appx 1846, in Watson NY married a Katherine Gleason, date/town unknown had two known sons a Frank (middle name unk) and my grandfather Howard Henry, born Aug 23, 1881 in Watson NY.
It is said John Henry worked for the Black River Canal?? I would appreciate any help available


Samuel L. Jones Fri, 22 Aug 1997 10:31:18
MEHITABLE EASTMAN was born in 1738, she married OLIVER BURTON, she died in Jefferson county in 1838. Oliver Burton died in Rodman, Jefferson County in 1813. Their daughter LEMIRA BURTON married in 1796 ALPHEUS BARTON Any information about BURTON, BARTON,BETSEY DANIELS, and EASTMAN families in Jefferson co. will be very much appreciated.
Samuel L. Jones
POB 726
Canyonville, OR 97417


Pam Robinson Mon, 14 Jul 1997 09:49:44
Marenns BULLIS was born 6 Nov. 1820 in Antwerp, Jefferson Co., NY; son of John BULLIS and Rebecca DINMORE. Marenns married Nancy KELLISON 1848. Any connection or data appreciated!!! Pam Robinson


Wallace Burt Wed, 06 Aug 1997 16:19:15
FRANKLYN NORTON BURT married Olivia Angeline SWAN in Watertown, NY 1/25/1841. Need info as to parents of OLIVIA A. SWAN


Chrystopher Spicer Tue, 22 Jul 1997 17:07:22
For some time now I have been involved with a project locating Civil War veterans' families and graves who came out to Australia after that event.
I thought you might be interested to know that I've located the grave of Major James Brown CAMPBELL whose family were very early pioneers in the Pamelia/Watertown area. He emigrated from Scotland in 1833, went to live in Pamelia soon after with relatives and was granted US citizenship in 1853 at the Jefferson County Courthouse. His relatives may have been either, or both, Ebenezer and Alexander CAMPBELL. In 1862 he enrolled at Sacketts Harbor in the 10th New York Artillery and fought for the duration of the war.
He later moved to Chicago to join his family but apparently died alone here in Melbourne in 1905. I've been attempting to find any relatives of the family for a while just to let them know what happened to a member of their family but without success. I would be interested in hearing if you're aware of any CAMPBELLS still in area.
best wishes....Chrystopher Spicer


Mark A. Wentling Mon, 14 Jul 1997 13:49:52
I learned this weekend that I am a descendant of Merchant CARTER, of Rhode Island, who is listed as one of the first settlers of the Town of Orleans on the GenWeb page. His son, Byron, is my 3great grandfather. I've already gotten the blurb about the family in Child's Gazetteer. Does anyone else that you know of have information on the Merchant CARTER family? Thanks! Mark A. Wentling


Mark A. Wentling Tue Jul 29 09:59:05 1997
Looking for anyone with information on the ancestry of Merchant CARTER and his wife Betsey TAYLOR of Towns of Alexandria and Orleans in the first half of the 1800's. Also their son Byron CARTER and his wife Clarissa A. BRITTON, daughter of Lyman and Eliza.


Joan Sickles Thu, 4 Sep 1997 21:24:47
Simeon Nathaniel CARYL was b. 1829 Brownville, Jefferson Co., NY son of Simeon J. CARYL b 1793 VT and Hannah PADDOC. Looking for information on the CARYL.


Robert D. Caulkins Mon Aug 4 17:52:31 1997
In 1848, in a letter of administration from the Surrogate's Court of Jefferson County, New York, to John CAULKINS of Lorraine Township, New York, there is made mention of several of Joel CAULKINS' (John's father) grown children. One of these children is named Isaac and is recorded as being a resident of Genesee, New York.
My Great great great grandfather is, according to the records that I have been able assemble, Isaac CA(U)LKINS, who was married to Sarah PETTIS of Boston or Charlestown, Massachusetts. Isaac and Sarah CA(U)LKINS had several children, one of which might have been Joseph D. (DISBROW?) CA(U)LKINS, who is in my direct line of descendency.
Can anyone help me connect Joseph D. CA(U)LKINS to Isaac CA(U)LKINS, I've been trying for 20 years without success.


CAROL ULM Wed Jul 9 06:52:41 1997
Need parents of John CLARKE born 1784/85 in Ct. Married Abigail PAUL 1807 in Saratoga Co, NY, Died in Ellisberg, Jefferson Co., NY Children:Caroline, Mary Ann, Sarah, Jerome, William + 3 more, Mary Ann married Charles T. WOODRUFF.


M. Davidson Mon 18 Aug 1997 23:53:17
Seek info/anc/desc of Leonard Chide CUMMINGS, b 18 AUG 1862, Jefferson Co, NY. S/o Mary Jane KELLY and Leonard CUMMINGS; g/s/o ___PACKARD and A. Bone CUMMINGS. m (1) Alice BRIGGS, p/o Daniel; (2)14 FEB 1895, Bedford, Taylor Co, IA, to Rachel Joanna APPLEGATE, b. JAN 1878, IL, my gr- grandmother, d/o David APPLEGATE and Sarah B. TEACHENOR. Leonard died 8 MAR 1934, Wolco, Osage Co, OK. P/o Baby boy (11 JAN 1896-27 FEB 1896), Nettie Edna (28 NOV 1896-9 AUG 1978), my grandmother; Eva Anna (26 NOV 1899- 1918), Harry Ray (2 DEC 1902-22 NOV 1977), Effie, Marie, Vee, 'Prince'(died in infancy); Helen (11 SEP 1916-still living); Baby (died at birth).


M. Davidson Mon Aug 18 23:23:44 1997
Seek info/anc/desc of Leonard CUMMINGS, b 15 AUG 1842, Brownville, Jefferson Co, NY; s/o A. Bone (A.B.) CUMMINGS and (mother's last name, PACKARD). m 25 OCT 1861 to Mary Jane KELLY, b. 8 AUG 1845, Jefferson Co, NY-- near Watertown. Leonard was severely wounded at the Battle of Federicksburg, VA--spent two years in hospital. After the Civil War, it is reported Leonard deserted Mary, took their son, Leonard Chide to live with his grandparents, A.Bone and __PACKARD for 10 yrs. He then took their son to IL where he m 27 MAR 1873 Nora JOHNSON. Had another son with Nora. Leonard died 28 AUG 1921, Bedford, Taylor Co, IA. Would appreciate any information. M. Davidson


Eva Waters Wed, 27 Aug 97 21:14:50
DAILEY, Elijah - searching DAILEY family who resided in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County in 1850 and moved to Jefferson County around 1853. Elijah was the Post Master in Sterlingville, Jefferson County from 1861 - 1887. He died February 22, 1887 in the Town of Philadelphia in Jefferson County, New York. Elijah DAILEY is buried in Cape Vincent for some reason. His wife, Lucinda, died in late 1897 or early 1898. She last resided in the town of Champion. Burial place unknown. The following were listed as their children's names in Lucinda DAILEY'S will in December of 1897. In 1898, children: Oral Dailey lived in Picton, Ontario, Canada;
Clara LOCKLIN lived in Great Bend,
Emma F. ODBERT lived in Antwerp,
Ellen BARKER lived in Des Moines, Iowa;
Eugene DAILEY lived in Gilbert, Colorado.
Oral DAILEY had a son named Albert Eugene DAILEY who died in Chaumont around 1897 when he was about 42 years old. He had worked as a Forman in the seed factory. He is buried in Cape Vincent. No record of stone found.
Any information regarding this family would be greatly appreciated.


Howard Davis Tue Aug 19 10:43:46 1997
I am trying to find family history. My great grandfather's name is Alfred Holland Davis. Born 11/9/1862. Parents Samuel H Davis and Cornelia. We believe he is buried in Watertown


Thomas MacEntee Fri 29 Aug 1997 12:56:23
Looking for information on Walter DENCE b. 1797 in Watertwon, died November 23, 1885. Married Polly WEBB in Watertown.
Children were: William DENCE (b. 1827, Watertown),
Walter DENCE (b. July 21, 1829),
Lovisa DENCE (b. August 13, 1831, Watertown)
David DENCE (b. August 13, 1833),
Garrett DENCE, (b. November 12, 1835),
E. Darwin DENCE, (b. May 18, 1837)
and Charles E. DENCE, (b. December 27, 1840, Watertown).
Also looking for any other DENCEs in St. Lawrence County
David DENCE (b. 1802, d. 1841),brother of Walter DENCE.
Also Hannah DENCE (b. November 12, 1806), sister of Walter DENCE
. Hannah lived in DeKalb, St. Lawrence County and married Francis MATTESON on December 27, 1826
Thank you.


William Brown MD Tue Aug 19 19:16:19 1997
DIXON, William Cornelius. There are three of them. The first m (1) Henrietta BORT (b.14 Aug 1841; d 1929) (2) Lizzie ZANGERLY 24 Mar 1861 Philadelphia, Jefferson County NY.
His father was William Cornelius Dixon. His son Frank William Dixon (b.20 Nov 1868 Detroit; d. 6 May 1948 Cleveland); grandson also William Cornelius Dixon (b Dexter, NY 1 Jul 1904; d.1997)
The Dixons are all probably from Dexter/Watertown area of Jefferson County. The first two Dixons were Captains on the Great Lakes. I am interested in any information concerning the elder two Dixons and Henrietta Bort.


Dave Simonds Sat Sep 13 13:03:11 1997
Charles J. DORR was born 21 Oct 1882 in Ft. Bidwall, Surprise Valley, CA. His biological parents were Mr. and Mrs. Anson SPAULDSBURY. He was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Henry DORR (of Jefferson County, New York). He died 11 Jul 1964 in Alexandria Bay, Jefferson Co., NY. On 2 Apr 1925, he married Emma Frieda VOGT in Redwood, NY.
I wish to know which Mr. and Mrs. Henry DORR the adoptive parents were, as there were several Henry DORRS in Jefferson County. Were they Henry and Margaret (PILGER) DORR, or Henry and Mary (HOTIS) DORR? Or some other couple? Apparently certain DORR, SCHELL and SNELL families of Jefferson County all had connections to my HAGAN/HAGEN family, as they were all at a HAGAN/HAGEN family reunion held ca. 1930. While they are not on my direct lines, I am interested in tracking down the relationships.
Any assistance will be much appreciated.
Dave Simonds


J. A. Dresser Wed Sep 24 06:03:48 1997
Aaron DRESSER, b. 1765, MA, founder of Pamelia Four Corners, Jefferson County, and wife Abigail (MUNROE) DRESSER, b. 1763, MA. Aaron is said to have died in 1820 in Dansville, but grave location is unknown. Abigail died in 1851, and is buried somewhere near Poolville and Edmeston.

DRESSER Lemuel B. DRESSER (Elemuel Beman), b. 1798, MA, married Elizabeth (UNKNOWN) b. abt. 1795, "Herkimer Co.". Lemuel grew up in Pamelia, Jefferson Co., married about 1818 and had first son, John, for the 1820 Jefferson Co. Census. Shortly after, the family moved to the Dansville area, primarily Allegany Co. Information about this couple and their subsequent children (Elijah, Anna, Sarah, Rufus, Collins, Joseph, William, Mary E., Lewis) would be eagerly shared.
J. A. Dresser


Mike Krasulski, Sun 17 Aug 1997 17:54:07
I am looking for any information on the Ira EATON that appeared on the 1860 census. According to the census he lived in "North" on page 682. Any help is more than welcome.
Mike Krasulski
Dept. of Histroy


Faith Lustik Sun, 13 Jul 1997 17:00:07
Researching EVANS family who came from NH to Jefferson County. Eldad and Betsy (Storing) Evans had Benjamin, George, john, Thomas, Ethni, Samuel, Belisant, and Lybeus. George and John were twins born July, 4, 1799. George was married three times and lived in St. Lawrence County, specifically the Fine area. He died in 1893. I am interested in George's children and their descendents. My great grandmother, Anna (b. 1883), was adopted by Ida Demmon and Benjamin Jones. Her biological family was Evans, Jones, and Farley in Fine, NY. With most conventional ways of solving her parentage, I am in the process of eliminating the Evans descendents from being her possible parents.


James D. Fraser Mon 18 Aug 1997 15:50:56
William A. FRASER-Jefferson County
Frances McDonald FRASER-Jefferson County
Hazel M. YOUNG-Jefferson County
Edwin YOUNG-Jefferson County
Alexander FRASER-Jefferson County


Sat, 19 Jul 1997 09:58:19

We are looking for a Charles FULLER, wifes name was Eliza, somewhere around the 1860's. Believe that he was born and lived at Watertown, NY. We don't have a lot of information about this individual. Would appreciate any information you can find. Thank you!


Doris Gibbs Bennett Wed, 02 Jul 1997 02:15:34
I am trying to find my great grandfather's full name. I have been told his name was Charles Winfield GIBBS. He was born 17 April 1838, in Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY. He was married to Lucy Brownell, in Carthage, NY on 8 August 1860.
I am told by another that his name was Charles Wesley GIBBS.
Please help me if you can. I am also looking for his parents' names.
Thank you,
Doris Gibbs Bennett, Omaha, NE


Nancy Gillespie Sat Sep 20 19:26:08 1997
NANCY--PLEASE CHECK YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND CONFIRM. THERE MAY BE AN ERROR IN IT. Please reply to Nancy Dixon near the end of the page.
Looking for information about a family with surname of GILLESPIE, had one son Andrew Jackson Gillespie, who was born January 1857. He lived in Harrisville, N. Y. and used to travel thru woods to Lorraine.


Rebecca, Sat Sep 6 20:08:20 1997
I am looking for information on Thomas Goodrich, his daughter Polly (b. 1786), her husband Frederick Lepper III (b. 1784), and any info on Lepper family. Not sure of location but their decendents were in Sackets Harbor in 1836. Is this the Thomas Goodrich that was a founder of Pamelia?


Barbara Gould Tessmann Sat Aug 9 20:16:41 1997
Searching for birthplace and parents of George Lorenzo GOULD who lived in Watertown, Jefferson Co., New York in 1832-1842. Wife Charlotte Amantha HENSLEY. George was born Feb 11, 1809 in New York, Charlotte born August 24, 1810 in New York.
Children of this couple who were born in Watertown are as follows: Henry born 1832, Emma R. born 1833, Laura born 1835, Lucinda born December 27, 1840, Chester William born May 21, 1842. They had two other children, Sarah born 1845 and Cynthia, birthdate and birthplace unknown. The family moved west and were in Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1853, and in Buffalo, Kansas in 1855 where George and Charlotte are buried. Appreciate any information on this family.


Paul R. Orr Mon, 21 Jul 1997 04:30:09
William L. HAMBLIN b. ca 1791, Canada, md. Sarah "Sally" BARNARD, d/o Alexander & Electa (LANDON) BARNARD. On 4 Sep 1831. William L. Hamblin applied for U. S. Citizenship in Jefferson Co., NY. Apparently he was living in Alexandria, Jefferson Co., NY when the census was taken. Nothing more is known of this family but there were about 7 children. Would like to contact descendants. Thanks!


Dick Anderson Mon Aug 4 20:35:30 1997
Hazelton, Thomas J. (b. about 1830 - d. after 1871) m. Almira or Diani Cole. Lived in LeRay in 1870s. Any info appreciated! Dick Anderson 8/97


Jim Leogue Sun Jul 27 17:10:30 1997
Does anyone out there have access to the NY census of 1830 soundex cards or actual census. I am interested in other members of households, names, ages, relationships, etc. for the following:
Myron HICOCK, Malone, p064;
Stephen HICKOCK, Malone,p065;
Sidney H. HICOCK, Malone, p065;
John CARLISLE, Malone, P076;
Gaylord NYE, Wilna, p200;
Tubal NYE, Wilna, p197;
Also interested in Benjamin HICKOK, Hopkington, St. Lawrence Co, p065.
Any help will be greatly appreciated. Difficult to do this research from Florida.
Also contact with anyone researching the names mentioned in northern NY state will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your help. I will provide mailing address if data needs to be sent by post.


Alan Schlosser Sun Jul 27 15:02:58 1997
Searching for info on the HINES family of Watertown, NY. Particularly Dorr & Florence (Merrill) HINES who lived in Watertown abt. 1900. They had at least one son, Edwin Hines, b: 1911 in Watertown. Is he a son of Ely or Delos HINES? Any info on this family would be helpful. Thanks. Alan


Margaret Tomlinson Strickland, 224 Green Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
14 September 1997

My greatgrandmother, Margaret Elida HOUSE TOMLINSON was born in Theresa, Jefferson County, New York, on August 12, 1834. Parents were Peter and Nancy HOUSE. Siblings - Mary, Philo, Lucinda. May be other siblings. Looking for further information.
Margaret Tomlinson Strickland


Dave Hurlbut Wed, 17 Sep 1997 19:21:01
I am currently updating my family history and the search has taken me from Canada to Northern New York. In the early 1800s HURLBUTS lived in the Sacketts Harbour-Cape Vincent-Clayton area. I have an abundance of info and am looking for more. I would be glad to help anyone.


D.R. Jackson Sun Sep 14 08:57:35 1997
I am seeking data on any Jackson family members who came form Canada to St. Lawrence County. I also seek the family name of Buker also from Canada. Members of these families were known to have lived at or near Copenhagen, (Lewis Co.) N. Y. Also there were family at Chaumont, Goveneur, and other locations. Please reply via e-mail.


Andy Dickey Sat 23 Aug 1997 15:54:56
JEFFERS, Byron, bn: 8 Nov 1851, La Fargeville, Jefferson Co.,NY
parents= Frederick & Lavinia [PIERCE] JEFFERS, married abt 1856
spouse= Esther MELROSE / Eliza HATCH
died= 20 Apr 1936, Hammond, St. Lawrence Co., NY
Need information on mother & her parents, Lavinia/Lovina PIERCE, bn: abt 1823, NY and died 19 April 1885
OR any info on other family members of Jeffers/Pierce


Harry L. JOSLIN Mon Aug 4 19:16:41 1997
Searching for ancestors of Levi B. JOSLIN born in New York state in in 1804. Married Margaret PALMER who was born in Watertown New York, a daughter of Wyatt and Kaziah PALMER, the former of whom was born in l765, and the latter in 1770.


marcevir Wed, 23 Jul 97 13:47:46 EDT
My father's family lived in Jefferson county. His father lived in Black River, and his name was Alvin J. Keifer. He is buried in the Black River Cemetery.


M. Davidson Mon Aug 18 23:05:12 1997
Seek info/anc/desc of Mary Jane KELLY, b. 8 AUG 1845, Jefferson Co, NY (near Watertown); m 25 OCT 1861, Stone Mills, Jefferson Co, NY to Leonard CUMMINGS, b.15 AUG 1842, Brownville, Jefferson Co, NY. After the Civil War, it is reported that Leonard deserted (no divorce) Mary and took their son, Leonard Chide to IL, where he remarried. It is also reported: Mary lived with Harim LACY and after his death, with Volney HARRINGTON. Mary d. sometime after 1928, in NY. Would appreciate any information, especially as to what happened to Mary.


Charles Klock Sat, 20 Sep 1997 01:00:07
My name is Charles Klock. I have been researching my family for about four years. With the help of some old-timers I have information on many Klock's dating back to the mid 1800's.
I can make a KLOCK gedcom available.
Would love to exchange data.


Benny Klock Tue, 26 Aug 1997 14:03:09
I'm trying to find out if my g-grandfather, Ezekiah KLOCK married Elizabeth DAVIDSSON before or after he left Jefferson County about 1850. His father was one of your Pioneers, Henry G. KLOCK, who was my g-g-grandfather. Would any of your local historians be able to help me out? I know Ezekiah and his family lived in Cortland Co at the time of the 1860 Census. The Cortland people haven't been able to help. Thanks very much. Benny Klock


Mike LaTante Wed Sep 10 23:22:24 1997
Looking for any information at all on Paternal G'Grandparents, Delos & Carrie LaTant who lived in Worth, NY in 1920 & are listed as owning a farm in 1920 Census. They had 2 sons, Guy & Leon, AKA Thomas.
Delos & Carrie were married about 1898, in Diana, in Lewis County before moving to Worth, in Jefferson County.
Delos was listed as a woodslaborer (lumberjack) in 1900 Census for Lewis County. Would like any information on where they came from, where they lived or died and any information about their sons or grandchildren. Name was originally spelled LaTant, changed from LaTange but an "e" was added by Guy LaTant when he married Edith Carrick in about 1917 so name may be spelled either way.


Gregory M. Lenway, Email link removed, No Such Host, Thu 21 Aug 1997 12:43:19
I am looking for any information on LENWAY in Jefferson County especially Fredrick Thomas LENWAY of Watertown. He married Polly Mae Rowe. They had 4 children; Claude Fowler Lenway, Fred Junior Lenway, Betty June Lenway, and Edna Mae Lenway.
He also had at least 1 brother; Martin Lenway.
Thank you.


Rhonda Glofcheski
Fri Jul 4 06:23:58 1997

Researching LEROUX (LaRoo, LeRue, etc.) and SAUVE families who moved from St. Polycarpe, Quebec to Rutland Twp., Jefferson Co. about 1858. They are on the 1860 census spelled LaRoo and Sovey. The Leroux (Paul and wife Elizabeth Sauve) family moved to Houghton Co., Michigan in about 1864 but the Sauve family stayed in Rutland Twp. Are there any published records etc. for Catholic churches in this time and in this area? Therese Sauve (nee Lalonde) died between 1860 and 1865 and her husband Alexis Sauve appears on the 1865 census with a new wife named Julia?? How can I find out the death info.??


Steve Hales Sun Sep 21 08:53:15 1997
I am Looking for information about the parents and ancestors of Jerome Aikens Lillie, born about 1832, in Jefferson Co. NY. His father's name is James Lillie, and his mother's name is Caroline A.
Steve Hales


GENE Tue, 15 Jul 1997 21:03:52 EST
On December 29, 1975, a Mr. Richard H. Planty Sr. of Box I46 or 146, Chaumont wrote the following note to my Dad's cousin, Jennie Livermore, in Watertown:
"I have an old Bible which I found in a box of books I got at an auction. It has the family records of the Livermore and Warren family, only one death. Solomon Livermore born Feb 10, 1762 died July 12, 1849....If you are interested in this Bible, I will gladly stop up with it for free. It is of nop use to me."
This is my direct line. I tried calling through the information operator, but she had no listing of Richard Planty. Obviously, I would love to have the Bible. Can anyone help me? Solomon and his wife Louise or Lois Warren lived in Hounsfield. Anything you can do to help me locate this precious heirloom will be deeply appreciated. I feel certain that Jennie never responded to Mr. Planty's note, and she died 4 Aug 1991 in Watertown. Mr Planty's note was found by Jennie's niece, Alice Schulz of Richmond, Va. who is quite a genealogist in her own right.
Thanks for your help.


Ellnora YOUNG Wed Sep 10 22:10:13 1997
Richard LOCKWOOD born c1802 England jumped ship in St. Lawrence and settled in Jefferson Co. NY, married Mildra Marilla KING born c1806 poss. d/o Reuben KING of CT later to Jefferson Co. & wife Susannah MILLARD. Only known child of Richard and Mildra was John Nelson LOCKWOOD born 3 Jan 1828 at Champion, Jefferson Co. NY died 7 Jul 1924, Portland, Multnomah Co. OR. Need more info on these families.


VERNA WILLIAMS Sat Sep 27 10:50:21 1997
Harriet "Hattie" LONGALE b 1859 m. William Wallace HOPKINS. She was thought to be member of St. Regis tribe b abt 1860. She lived Jefferson Co St Regis


Ruth Ann Williams Wed Sep 10 19:49:38 1997
LOUCKS,Harriet and Harriet J. These women were in Watertown and Ellisburgh, respectively, in 1882-1883. Looking for their possible connection to Loucks of Schoharie County NY & surrounding counties, Fulton, Montgomery, Hamilton & St Lawrence)
One of them might have been wife of Andrew Loucks. Harriet & Andrew had a son, LOUCKS,James Preston who married: GRINAZZO, Sophia. (Sophia died late 1920's or early 1930's) James & Sophia had a son, Harold Anthony Loucks (1907-1996) and a daughter, Isabel. James remarried after Sophia's death, had sons James & Gerald.
Sophia Grinazzo was born in Italy, lived in NYC. She had sisters: Lena, Rose, Mary & Anna.One of them married Anthony Giacomo. All sisters stayed in NYC, Long Island areas.


Mary Roy Wilson Wed 27 Aug 1997
James Harrison LYNDE - son of James C.; b. 1841; m. Hattie Juline KINNE, Dec. 31, 1968 in Antwerp; d. July 6, 1885 in Pendleton, Oregon. Enlisted in Union Army May 15, 1861. Wounded at seige of Petersburg. Mustered out Aug. 25, 1865. Had four sons in Antwerp.


Janet R. Norby Sat Aug 9 16:10:50 1997
Would like to hear from anyone related to or knowing of James Harrison LYNDE or Hattie Juline KINNE of Antwerp, NY. They were married there December 31, 1868. James Harrison LYNDE was the son of James C. LYNDE and grandson of Elliott LYNDE of Antwerp, NY.
Hattie Juline KINNE was born in Antwerp, NY on 2/25/1851. She was the daughter of Andrew KINNE. Brayton KINNE was her brother.

marriage records

kathyd Fri Aug 8 17:54:18 1997
Are there marriage records for the 1840s and 1850s in this county?


Brenda Merkley Mon, 14 Jul 1997 23:25:46
I am searching for anyone who may be related to or knows of ROBERT MERKLEY. He was from Watertown, NY in 1942 before coming to New York City. He was 28 - 29 years old in 1942. He joined the U.S.Navy then and later the Merchant Marines.
Sincerely, Brenda Merkley.


Werner Stanley Mon, 21 Jul 1997 22:12:51
Thomas Allen Miner born about 1778 in CT ? married to Catherine Bunce born March 1780 at Hartford, CT moving to Jefferson county, NY about 1810 - children:
1. Allen b. 1810 m. Elizabeth Carson b. England
2. Jane b. 1813 m. Roswell Chase
Allen moved to Illinois (Lynnville, Ogle county) having children - Elizabeth, Charles E., William, Eveline, Emeline, and Albert Allen.
Would appreciate any info regarding the family. Through other ties they are related to the Stanleys who came from Shaftsbury, VT to Jefferson county. Also the Oatmans and others came from Bennington county.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Werner Stanley


Kenneth Mitchell Sun, 31 Aug 1997 11:58:35
I`m looking for any information on Leonard L MITCHELL born 1850 died 1910, my great grandfather. We believe he was born in Jefferson county but later moved to St. Lawrence county.He is buried in Gouverneur cemetery.
Also Guy BURNHAM born 1850; died (unknown), my great grandfather on my grandmothers side. He is also buried in Gouverneur. but we don`t know where he was born, either Jefferson or St. Lawrence county. We do know that his daughter (my grandmother)was born and raised in St.Lawrence county. Her name was Iva Mae Burnham Born 1891 Died 1954.
Thanks, Ken


Joanne Montgomery Mon, 4 Aug 1997 10:36:51
We have a James J. MONTGOMERY and a Mary HARRIS that were to have been married in Brownville, in April of 1838. Margaret HARRIS was the mother of Mary. We don't know who were the parents of James. Montgomery was born in Ireland(?) Harris was born in Scotland.
We would appreciate the names MONTGOMERY and HARRIS be added to your list.
Thank you,
Joanne Montgomery


John Laird Fri, 25 Jul 1997 23:00:35
Oliver NASH Sr., and other family members moved to Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co about 1806. Oliver Nash, Jr. married Cynthia PIERCE there in 1817, and they left for Illinois in the 1840's. Cynthia, the daughter of Constant PIERCE and Elizabeth CHASE Pierce, also residents of Ellisburgh, returned to Ellisburgh after the death of Oliver Jr. during the Civil War and died there ten years later. I'm interested in exchanging information with anyone working on any of these families.
Thanks for your assistance.
John Laird
Santa Cruz, CA


David Kearney Sun Sep 28 14:54:39 1997
We are looking for information on the family of Nelson Elijah NICHOLS and Catherine McLAUGHLIN. Nelson Nichols was born in Sackets Harbor, Town of Hounsfield, in 1821 and died in Wisconsin in 1915. Catherine McLaughlin was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1828 and died in Wisconsin in 1890. Nelson had two brothers names Charles and William, both of whom were Great Lakes ship captains. Nelson's ancestral names might include LORD and BEEBE. Nelson and Catherine were married in either Watertown, New York or Watertown, Wisconsin. They moved, perhapsin the 1840s, to Wisconsin, first to the Watertown area, then to the Appleton area. Their children were:
1. George Henry Nichols (1848-1900)
2. Julia Josephine Nichols (1849-1934)
3. Charles Beebe Nichols (1851-1885)
4. Albert Nelson Nichols (1853-1883)
5. Benjamin Franklin Nichols (1855-1948)
6. Sarah Louisa Nichols (1857-1924)
7. William John Nichols (1858-1953)
8. James Edward Nichols (1861-1953)
9. Mary Elizabeth Nichols (1863-1917)
10. Louis Elijah Nichols (1865-1952)
11. Eliza Jane Nichols (1867-1943)
12. Lawrence Robert Nichols (1871-1894)
David Kearney


Peggy Fuller Mon, 11 Aug 1997 23:20:11 -0400 (EDT)
Researching Charles Lester Nugent b. March 13, 1855 in Watertown, New York. Father's name was Lester. No additional family information known.


C Mikkelson Thu Jul 31 17:03:06 1997
William P. Barry married Annie O'Brien Feb8,1900 in Watertown, New York. I am not sure of Annie's name. She had been married before and I do not know if O'Brien is her maiden name. Watertown was her hometown.


Ruth Ann Williams Wed Sep 10 19:49:38 1997
PALMER, Joseph. Probably born Alsace Lorraine. Original name was probaly Le or La Palmer. There was a Joseph B Palmer living in Adams, Jefferson County 1882-1883. Joseph married ? They had daughter, Alta Mae PALMER, 1893-1966.
Other children unknown. The Palmers eventually moved to Monroe County, NY where they bought land in town of Churchville, and farmed.
PALMER, Alta Mae (1893-1966) married: WILLIAMS, Charles Lester (1893-1965.see: Williams. Charles was son of Martin M Williams & Mary Adams.)


Sue Armstrong Sun Sep 28 06:12:57 1997
Looking for any information on Deer Island and the Peters surname. John PETERS born c. 1814 Deer Island, New York.
Thank you, Sue


William MacKay Mon Sep 22 17:16:08 1997
Seek data abt Benijah B. PHELPS, Esquire; In Delaware Co, 1810; in Sacketts Harbor and/or Rodman, Jefferson Co by 1822, at which time he was first practicing law. In 1825, still located near Adams, Jefferson Co. Then he wafts into oblivion. My historical research would greatly benefit from any enhancement of this legal cipher. Welcome any exchange.
William MacKay


Yvonne McCown Wed Sep 3 10:11:06 1997
Looking for family in NY: Peter PINSONNEAULT and wife Eleanor and their son, Joseph Stanaslaus PINSONNEAULT 1860-1899 and his wife, Helen Agnes POMINVILLE 1869-1960. The children of Joseph and Helen were born in Watertown, NY, Norbert Joseph, 1893, twins, Claire and Grace, 1891.


Jennifer Cannon Sat, 23 Aug 1997 01:03:36
We are looking for POTTERS in Jefferson Co. in the early 1900s. Found name on the postmaster list but none on the Early Settlers or Pioneers of Jefferson County. Can you help? POTTER, FRANK & ANNABELL (SHEILLY) POTTER.
Frank Potter was a blacksmith/farmer from Clayton. He moved to Watertown in the 1930s


Alice Gershman Sat Aug 30 16:38:08 1997
Edwin Erastus POTTER lived in Watertown (1890-1933). His first wife was Mary Ann POWERS; 2nd wife was Lucy MCINTYRE CADWELL. I would like to find out where Edwin POTTER was buried.


Faith Lustik Sat Jul 5 09:06:47 1997
Seeking descendents of Albert POTTER of Clayton, NY and Amy STOTLER of Theresa, NY. They were married in Theresa, NY, Jefferson County on Feb. 11, 1874 by SM WARN. I have their marriage certificate to share. which includes pictures.


Alice Quayle Gershman Mon, 14 Jul 1997 16:24:15
I am looking for any information about the daughters of Edwin Erastus POTTER. Their names were Nellie May b. 1888 and Mary born 1902 in Watertown. Nellie was the daughter of Mary Ann POWERS POTTER; she married a Mr. HILL and Mary was the daughter of Lucy MCINTYRE (Ed Potter's 2nd wife); she married a Mr. ROBERTS. Edwin POTTER was b. in Brownville to John POTTER and Lucy WINEGAR. John POTTER died young and Lucy married Henry Gotham CONKLIN.
Alice Quayle Gershman
5253 Bluebell Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91607


David Prunier Fri Aug 8 23:52:37 1997
I am looking for information on Charles Henry PRUNIER b 1866 in Hammond, NY. He married Emma CLOSS. His parents were Franklin PRUNIER and Julia DeCanter.


Maryl McKinley Hook, Sun, 14 Sep 1997 21:08:25
I noticed a Rogers on your map. I am looking for the James ROGERS family. It included wife Catherine McGregor Rogers and sons Philip McGregor Rogers born Aug 15, 1812 in Co Louth, Ireland and possibly Michael and/or Milton. One son was a surveyor or engineer. The family was probably Catholic and came to Watertown from Ireland about 1820-1830. Philip left for Chicago about 1835. I assume James and Catherine are buried in a Catholic cemetery in Watertown and may appear in a census (1830, 1840, 1850, 1860??). Have you any suggestions about how I might find more info? Thanks for any response. Maryl in Atlanta
Maryl McKinley Hook


Maryl McKinley Hook Sun, 14 Sep 1997 21:08:25
I am looking for the James ROGERS family. It included wife Catherine McGregor Rogers and sons Philip McGregor Rogers born Aug 15, 1812 in Co Louth, Ireland and possibly Michael and/or Milton. One son was a surveyor or engineer. The family was probably Catholic and came to Watertown from Ireland about 1820-1830. Philip left for Chicago about 1835. I assume James and Catherine are buried in a Catholic cemetery in Watertown and may appear in a census (1830, 1840, 1850, 1860??). Have you any suggestions about how I might find more info?
Thanks for any response.
Maryl in Atlanta


Judy Usher, Email link removed No Such Host Wed Sep 10 13:34:26 1997
Looking for any info on Ralph ROGERS (RODGERS). His spouse's name was Francis P. Massey. He had son, Ward Bush Rogers, born 1849. His daughter, Corrie Harriet Rogers, was born April 1852 in Watertown. I have no other info about him but believe he was deceased by 1856.


Wayne Mank Mon Sep 15 11:44:47 1997
Looking for info on the military camp at Sackets Harbor abt. 1840-1845.
Looking for Silas B. Hunter and George S. Putnam.


Craig Salisbury Mon, 14 Jul 1997 22:53:07
Seeking records of Horace SALISBURY and family, listed in the 1820 Census of Pamelia and the 1830 Census of Ellisburgh, but not found in 1825 and 1835 state census.
Thank you,
Craig Salisbury


Rick McDougall Tue, 30 Sep 1997 17:57:03
I'm trying to find out info on the family name of Secor. My grandmother, I believe is from that area. Her name was "Mae" Secor. This could be her middle name. She had daughters of Edna, Mary, Anne & Faith. Thanks "Rick McDougall"


Dave Simonds Mon 1 Sep 1997
Seeking ancestry of Margaret SHELEY, born c1816 in NY (possibly Jefferson or Herkimer County). She married Charles SPRAGUE prob c1835. Their children were Marcellus W. Orville E. (d.y.), Mary A., Celina C. (d.y.), and Jerome.
MARCELLUS W. SPRAGUE was born on 9 Jul 1836 in Town of Alexandria. He was a veteran of the Civil War. He died on 19 Feb 1913 in Theresa and was buried in Redwood. I am seeking his mother's ancestry.
Dave Simonds


Dawna Clark Wed Sep 3 13:46:47 1997
Prior to 1850 and actually in the very early 1800's there was one Edward Shepard who lived in Black River. Who would I contact to obtain further information on Edward Shepard, wife Susanna Miller and his family at this time in Jefferson County?
Thank you in advance for any help.
Dawna Clark


George C. Duggan Fri, 1 Aug 1997 07:18:00
Searching for information on: Jacob W. SHEW b. 22 Aug 1819: Charles Jackson SHEW b. 1 Feb 1828; John Wilson SHEW b. 19 Mar 1833. All three came to Connecticut from Jefferson County, NY. John and Charles were brothers and I believe that Jacob was also a brother.
Also searching for Godfrey I. SHEW, Jefferson County
George C. Duggan


George Duggan Sat Aug 2 03:48:10 1997
Looking for information on Stephen J. Shew and his wife Thankful Shew. They had a son Charles Jackson Shew who died in 1853 in Hartford, CT.


Curtis C. Siver Fri, 08 Aug 1997 08:11:42
I am trying to find information on Martin Siver, born 1807, place unknown, died 1853 Jefferson County, buried at Black River Cemetery in a family plot of Riley family. He was married to Julia, last name unknown. Martin's son James Leroy Siver who was born in Leray Married Maria S. Clark at Champion, in 1865.
-- Thanks
Curtis Clark Siver


Richard O'Brien Mon, 29 Sep 1997 23:43:12
My G-G-G Grandparents were Theodore SLEIGHT and Lucy Johannah LeHINE.
They were married 25 Sept.1848 at Adams, Jefferson Co. New York by Isaac S. Bingham, a Minister of the Gospel. They moved to Illinois. Their first child, Harriet Racial Sleight, was born at Plainfield IL. 19 April 1849. Theodore joined the Union Army as a Pvt. in Co. "B", 20th Reg. ILL. Inf. Vol. He died at Birds Point, Missouri in Sept. 1861 of measles. Lucy's father may have been Denis LeHine or LaHine. Witnesses to their marriage were Thomas P. Saunders of Adams, also two brothers Wendell Wright and Henry Wright. Any help on info and /or sources will be appreciated.
Richard O'Brien


Frances Pack Sat Aug 30 04:25:10 1997
Warren Douglas SMITH b. 1824 in Adams. Need to know his parents' names, siblings. He married Sarah Cooper, Dec.8, 1870, in Oswego.
Frances Pack


John McGreal Sun Aug 17 11:05:19 1997
I am looking for information on Cushman SPRAGUE. My wife's great grandfather was Cushman Oscar SPRAGUE of Theresa born about August 1821. I have been able to obtain his death certificate from the State of New York and his father is listed as John Sprague of Massachusetts, and his mother as Sally also of Massachusetts. When I go to the I.G.I. file of the Church of Later Day Saints I find a Sally HUBBARD of Leicester married to John SPRAGUE of the same town. They had 3 children all born in Leicester, John Milton October 19, 1801, Origin Cushman October 30, 1804, and Daniel Hubbard July 22, 1906. In the American Agriculturist of 1918 I find a Cushman Sprague with his wife Flossie of LaFargeville. Can anyone give me information on this Cushman? Was his name Origin Cushman? Were his parents' names John and Sally of Leicester Mass.? Is he related to Cushman Oscar Sprague?


Virginia Sprague Webster, Sun Sep 14 05:59:27 1997
I am seeking information concerning the following SPRAGUES who lived in the areas of Sandy Creek and Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY. I believe these were brothers and sisters: Abner SPRAGUE, Enos SPRAGUE (who was executed for murder in Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY ca. 1861), Jedidiah SPRAGUE, Susan SPRAGUE, Molly SPRAGUE, Samuel SPRAGUE.
Jedidiah SPRAGUE had at least the following children: Thalma, Ensign, William, Nelson and Amariah. There seems to be a connection to a Keziah SPRAGUE, possibly the wife of Amariah SPRAGUE.
Samuel SPRAGUE b 26 Dec 1797, NY; m 29 Dec 1819 Rachel SKELTON b ca. 1802. She was the daughter of William SKELTON of Oswego Co., NY.
Thank you for any assistance you can give.


Eva Waters Fri, 05 Sep 97 21:53:47
Do you have any information on Sterlingville? My gggg grandfather Elijah Dailey was the Post Master from 1861 through January of 1887. He died in February of 1887. I am looking for a picture of him. I am also, looking for any information in regards to the Dailey family living in Sterlingville during the above time period.


Wanda Stevens, Mon, 21 Jul 1997 08:58:55
I am searching for all STEVENS of Jefferson Co., NY


Bonnie Tidd Miller Sun, 10 Aug 1997 18:46:18
Who were the parents or family of Clarissa TIDD found in the Jefferson Co Home 1914-1916? She would have been born @1857. There was a Samuel TIDD born nearby in Carthage, NY 1842. Doing an all TIDD research.
Bonnie Tidd Miller


Joan Boothe, Tue Sep 16 09:22:20 1997
I am looking for any information about the TRAVIOLI family. Dominic Travioli was a soldier in Napoleons army, was captured by the British, and escaped to American soil. He married Abigail Chase in N.Y., had a few children, migrated to Ohio and then to IL. Dominic was a shoe cobbler in N.Y., possibly in Jefferson Co. Any information that you might have would be appreciated.
Joan Boothe
Thank you.


Robert Vodra Sun, 14 Sep 1997 00:37:28
I was very interested in hearing that you have listed in your Businesses in Clayton 1867-1868 a Wm. H. VODRA as a Blacksmith and Carriage maker. I had heard that my relatives came down through New York from Canada and eventually made it to California, but did not know any names or what they did. I am assuming that Wm. was a relative of mine.
If you have any further information on him, I would be very interested in hearing about it.
Thank you,
Robert Vodra
Gowen, MI


Marilyn Burns
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 21:00:11 -0500 (CDT)

I understand that there are still WEATHERHEADS and SHAFFREYS in Carthage. Would like to hear from somebody who may be familiar with these surnames. Also, I have been able to locate the gravesite of my g grandfather, FRANK W. NASH. He is buried on the Charles FRASIER lot with his wife, Hattie FRASIER. He must have re-married two times after his wife Roseanna died at age 20, once to a Mary who died in 1882 and later to Hattie. After Hattie's death he lived with a brother, George. Can anyone fill me in?
Thanks from Marilyn


Tricia Jones Tue Jul 8 15:36:36 1997
Am looking for info on Lyman WILCOX, born in Pamelia, NY (approx 1820?) and living in Evans Mills in 1844. By 1850 I believe he had moved to Ohio. Had at least 1 daughter, Celestia and 1 son Elbert. Looking for the marriage of Lyman (wife unknown)and the birth record of Celestia 23 Jul 1844.


Tricia Jones Mon Jul 28 09:56:36 1997
Researching Lyman WILCOX, born 1825 in Pamelia(?), Jefferson County NY. Wife's name was P.B. Daughter Celestia V was born in 1844 in Evans Mills, Jefferson County. By 1858 Lyman and family had moved to Illinois and then on to Ohio where Elbert & Ida were born. Lyman's parents could be Daniel and Mary Wilcox. Would like to find wife's name and date of marriage.


Ruth Ann Williams Wed Sep 10 19:49:38 1997
WILLIAMS, Martin M. Born Cayuga County, NY ca 1860. Living in Brownville, Jefferson County as of 1882-1883. Married: ADAMS, Mary (b Flemming, Cayuga County ca 1868.) Martin & Mary had at least 3 sons: Charles Lester, (b 1893, Scipio, Cayuga County 1893). One of the other sons, Buell or Luther, was born Cayuga County 1892. Unknown if they had any daughters.


Elizabeth Cook Mon, 14 Jul 1997 14:26:05
Any information on the WILLIAMS family, in the 1850 Census - Ellisburg, Jefferson, Co, NY. The family is also located on the 1864 Ellisburg, map (in Pierrepont Manor).
Ebenezer Williams age 43, was a carpenter
Eliza(beth) Williams age 43, her maiden name was EARL. (The Earl/Earle family was also in Jefferson Co.).
(The children were all born in the town of Ellisburg).
Preston Williams, age 16
Electa Williams, age 13
Earl F. Williams, age 9
Brayton Williams, age 7
There was an older daughter by the name Elizabeth. She was probably married.
Thank You,
Elizabeth Cook
127 Somerset Avenue,
Garden City, NY 11530-1348


Polly Olsen Sat Sep 6 23:49:55 1997
WOOD, Glorianna Ward. Born 17 Aug 1824 on Carleton Island. The family later moved to Watertown, NY. Glorianna and her sister Anna moved to Georgia about 1844. Glorianna married Daniel Dupree JOHNSON 1 January 1845. They lived in Oglethorpe Co, GA. Child: Robert D. JOHNSON born 17 Jan 1846. Glorianna died 13 April 1904. Anna married Ira CHRISTIAN who was clerk of the court of Elbert Co.,GA and lived in Elberton. Child: Althea Vernon CHRISTIAN. I need to find Glorianna and Anna's parents.

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