JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF LeRAY


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the LeRay 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 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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