JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF LeRAY


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


ANDERSON, F. S., farmer, b Oswego Co NY, s 1857; po Evans Mills
BEEBEE, WM., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Evans Mills
BARNES, GRACIA, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Evans Mills
BARNES, OSCAR W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1852; po Evans Mills
BAUM, ABSALOM, farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1837; po Evans Mills
COUNTRYMAN, ALEX, farmer, mfg wagons, carriages, b Herkimer Co, s 18_3, po Pamelia 4 Corners
CORY, C. W., farmer, lime burner, b Jeff Co., s 1820; po Watertown
CROISSANT, F. W., Supervisor/telegraph operator, Evans Mills, b Jeff Co, s 1850; po Evans Mills
COOK, A. M., merchant Evans Mills, b Albany, NY, s 1830; po Evans Mills
CONVERSE, D. T., grocer/druggist, Evans Mills, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po Evans Mills
CARTER, R. F., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1845; po Evans Mills
CORY, ELIJAH, retired farmer, b New Hampshire, s 1815; po Sanfords Corners
CORY, JAMES, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Sanfords Corners
CROAN, ASHER, retired farmer, b Bucks Co, PA, s 1803; po Black River
CORY, CURTIS, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Felts Mills
DAVENPORT, P. W., farmer, b Lewis Co NY, s 1854; po Evans Mills
DEXTER, HENRY C, farmer, Black River, b Jeff Co, s 1859; po Black River
DEXTER, SIMEON, farmer, Black River, b Massachusetts, s 1844; po Black River
DUNTON, THOS, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1811; po Sanfords Corners
DILLENBECK, JOHN S, farmer, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1835; po Evans Mills
DEXTER, D & SON, po Black River
FORBES, WM., propr Brick Hotel, Evans Mills, b Herkimer Co, s 1840; po Evans Mills
FORBES, ADAM, farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1836; po Evans Mills
FOX, JOHN M., farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1831; po Evans Mills
FIKES, JACOB, farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1824; po Pamelia 4 Corners
FISK, DANIEL, farmer, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1837; po Evans Mills
FULLER, GEO B., farmer, b Massachusetts, s 1830; po Watertown
GARDNER, MARIA, farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1820; po Sterlingville
GARDNER, GEORGE, retired farmer, b Rensselaer Co, s 1835; po Sterlingville
GARDNER, JOEL, retired farmer, b Columbia Co NY, s 1804; po Evans Mills
GARDNER, SAMUEL, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Evans Mills
GOULD, S. N., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co s 1846; po Evans Mills
HELMER, PHILIP, retired farmer, Evans Mills, b Herkimer Co, s 1836; po Evans Mills
HOLBROOK C. L. propr American Mills, Evans Mills, b Jeff Co, s 1845; po Evans Mills
HOOVER, PETER, retired farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1810; po Evans Mills
HOOVER, ALMEDA E., farmer, b Jeff Co s 1833; po Evans Mills
HARDY, PHINEAS, farmer retired, Black River, b New Hampshire, s 1814; po Black River
HARDY, DAVID, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po Sanfords Corners
HELMER, JACOB, farmer, b Herkimer co, s 1834; po Evans Mills
HELMER, GILBERT, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po Evans Mills
HART, GEO B., retired farmer, b Rhode Island, s 1824; po Felts Mills
HINDS, IANTHA C, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1835; po Sanfords Corners
HAZELTON, GEORGE C, farmer/just peace, b St. Lawrence Co NY, s 1845; po Black River
HEBERT, JOHN B, farmer deceased, b France s 1813
HEBERT, CHAS D., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Sanfords Corners
IVERS, GEORGE R., W & O RR agent, Evans Mills, b Massachusetts, s 1860; po Evans Mills
INGRAHAM, R, po Black River
JONES, L. E., physician and surgeon, Evans Mills, b Otsego Co s 1848; po Evans Mills
KELLER, REUBEN, retired farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1819; po Evans Mills
KELLER, JOHN, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Evans Mills
KELLER, DAVID, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Evans Mills
KELLER, ISAAC H. retired farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1831; po Evans Mills
LAWRENCE, JACOB, farmer, b Saratoga Co, s 1823; po Pamelia 4 Corners
LAWRENCE, ANGEVINE, farmer, b Saratoga Co, s 1823; po Evans Mills
LACY, HENRY, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Watertown
LACY, LEWIS H, farmer b Jeff Co, s 1853; po Watertown
LOBDELL, CHAS, farmer/dairy, b Herkimer Co, s 1834; po Evans Mills
MOSHER, LEONARD, retired farmer, LeRayville, b Albany NY, s 1819; po LeRay
MOSHER, MARTHA, retired farmer, LeRay, b Saratoga Co, s 1822; po LeRay
MARSHALL, A. F., pat, & Mfg of bending machines, Black River, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Black River
MARTIN, W. S., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Evans Mills
MATTESON, C. S., farmer/dairy, b Otsego Co, s 1834; po Sanfords Corners
MEYER, CHAS J., undertaker and dealer in furniture, Evans Mills, b Lewis Co, s 1869; po Evans Mills
OSTRANDER, L. C., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Evans Mills
PAUL, E. L., farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1847; po Evans Mills
POOR, M., merchant and farmer, Black River, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Black River
PORTER, BENJ. S., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Sanfords Corners
PORTER, S.S., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1817; po Black River
PIERCE, JOSEPH, deceased farmer, b Vermont, s 1821
RULISON, WESLEY, druggist/grocer, Evans Mills, b Jeff Co, s 1842l po Evans Mills
ROBERTS, STEPHEN, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1815; po LeRay
ROBERTS, S. C., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Felts Mills
RICHARDSON, JNO A., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1818 po Black River
RIDER, C. G., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1821; po Sanfords Corners
ROGERS, WOL. A., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Evans Mills
SCOTT, LAWRENCE, mfg limburger cheese/farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1842; po Evans Mills
SLACK, M. G., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1819; po Sanfords Corners
SCOTT, REUBEN, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1815; po Sanfords Corners
STEWART, DANFORD, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Evans Mills
STEINHILBER, G. W., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Evans Mills
SHIMMEL, MORGAN, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Evans Mills
STEWART, SARAH E., farmer, b Herkimer Co, s 1839; po Pamelia 4 Corners
TASCOTT, CHAS., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Sanfords Corners
VEBBER, C. E., ex-propr Brick Hotel, Evans Mills, b Jeff Co, s 1836; po Evans Mills
VEBBER, ALFRED, farmer/carpenter/joiner, b Franklin Co, NY, s 1808; po Evans Mills
VON GRUENIGEN, JOHN, restaurant, Evans Mills, b Switzerland, s 1855; po Evans Mills
VAN BRACKLIN, ABRAM, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po Evans Mills
VAN BRACKLIN, ALEX H., deceased s 1816
WADDINGHAM, FRANK, harness mfg, Evans Mills, b England, s 1855; po Evans Mills
WARREN, L. M, propr Lockport Mills, Black River, b Jeff Co, s 1836; po Black River
WALRATH, JOSEPH, mfg wagons/carriages, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Evans Mills
WALRATH, ISAAC, farmer, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1824; po Evans Mills
WAFUL, HENRY J., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po LeRay
WEED, ANSON, farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Sanfords Corners
WOOLEY, SCHUYLER, farmer, b Lewis Co, s 1836; po Evans Mills
WILCOX, W. S., po Black River
ZIMMERMAN, ELI, mfg wheel horse rakes, Evans Mills, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Evans Mills


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