JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF LYME


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


ANGELL, D.W., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Otsego Co NY, s 1822; po Point Peninsula
ATWOOD, CHAS. W., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Chaumont
ARMSTRONG, WM. A., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Chaumont
BAIRD, ROBT. C., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1838; po Three-Mile Bay
BELLING, HARVEY, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Fulton Co NY, s 1854; po Point Peninsula
BECKER, JOHN, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1835; po Three-Mile Bay
BLODGET, WM. J., retired lake captain, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1805; po Chaumont
COPLEY, HIRAM, mfg. Lumber,shingles, staves, stone, etc, Chaumont, b Jeff Co. s 1835; po Chaumont
CRUMB, W., miller, Chaumont, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Chaumont
CROUSE, GEO, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgmery Co NY, s 1856; po Three-Mile Bay
COLE, ISAAC A., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1843; po Three-Mile Bay
COLLINS, LYMAN, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Otsego Co NY, s 1823; po Point Peninsula
COOLEY, C. G., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1824; po Pt. Peninsula
DEWEY, A. J., dealer in produce, fish, etc, Chaumont, b Jeff Co. s 1830; po Chaumont
ENOS, W. W., gen merchandise and P. M, Chaumont, b Jeff Co NY s 1838; po Chaumont
EMPIE, CHAS, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Fulton Co, s 1835; po Three-Mile Bay
ENDEES, NELSON L, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1838; po Pt Peninsula
FISHER, GEO W., farmer/fishing, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Chaumont
FISHER, EBEN S., farmer/fishing, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Chaumont
FOX, JACOB, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Three-Mile Bay
FRY, HARMAN, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY s 1836; po Three-Mile Bay
FLANDERS, JEREMIAH, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1837; po Three-Mile Bay
FAILING, JOHN P., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Pt. Peninsula
GIBBINS, THOS, farmer, Lyme, b Ulster Co NY, s 1829; po Chaumont
GETMAN, A. A., physician/surgeon, Chaumont, b Jeff Co, s 1851; po Chaumont
GAIGE, L, retired, Chaumont, b Otsego Co, s 1826; po Chaumont
GUILE, GEO H., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Fulton Co NY, s 1827; po Three-Mile Bay
GETMAN, FREDERICK, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Herkimer Co, s 1839; po Pt Peninsula
GETMAN, CHRISTOPHER, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co, s 1837; po Pt Peninsula
HORTON, LE RAY D., farmer, Lyme, b Delaware Co NY, s 1810; po Chaumont
HORTON, HENRY, farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1814; po Chaumont
HERRICK, GEO E, farmer.dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Three-Mile Bay
HORTON, R. E., dealer in gen. Merchandise, Chaumont, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Chaumont
HEWETT, O. V., propr Central Hotel, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Three-Mile Bay
HAYES, JAMES S., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Fulton Co NY, s 1849; po Three-Mile Bay
HARRINGTON, DAVID, farmer, Lyme, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1847; po Chaumont
HOUGHTON, HAMILTON, farmer/lime burner, Lyme, b Vermont, s 1830; po Chaumont
HENTZ, LEVI, farmer/lime burner deceased, Lyme, b Vermont, s 1812; po Chaumont
HENTZ, OSCAR, farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Chaumont
JEWETT, H. W., physician/surgeon, Chaumont, b Oneida Co, s 1855; po Chaumont
KINSLEY, JOHN, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Otsego Co NY, s 1837; po Three-Mile Bay
KINSLEY, CHAS, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Otsego Co NY, s 1837; po Three-Mile Bay
KNAPP, C. M., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Chaumont
LINDSLEY, DAVID, H., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Fulton Co NY, s 1839; po Chaumont
LARUE, WM., farmer, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY s 1835; po Pt. Peninsula
MOORE, EDWARD B, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Pt Peninsula
MCPHERSON, C., undertaker/drugs, Chaumont, b Jeff Co, s 1836; po Chaumont
MAIN, JOSHUA, retired lake captain, Lyme, b Herkimer co NY s 1834; po Chaumont
NORTHROP, WM., farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co s 1835; po Three-Mile Bay
NORTHROP, JOHN, farmer, Lyme, b Saratoga Co NY, s 1818; po Three-Mile Bay
NUGENT, LESTER, farmer/cooper, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Chaumont
PHILLIPS, JOHN L, farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1818 po St. Lawrence
PHILLIPS, ABM., farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Three-Mile Bay
PENNOCK, GEO W., farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1813; po Chaumont
PARKER, CHAS, physician/surgeon, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1820 po Three-Mile Bay
PENNOCK, DAVID J., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Three-Mile Bay
PUTNAM, AARON, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY s 1835; po Pt Peninsula
RIDER, JOSEPH, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Otsego Co, s 1828; po Chaumont
REED, D. D. propr. Reed Hotel, Chaumont, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Chaumont
RIDER, E. H., farmer deceased, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1819; po Chaumont
RICKETTS, CHAS G., farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Three-Mile Bay
SCHUYLER, DANL J., dealer in Gen Merchandise, Lyme, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1835; po Three-Mile Bay
SELTER, AARON, farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Three-Mile Bay
TAFT, J. W., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Three-Mile Bay
TAFT, O. C., retired, Lyme, b Vermont, s 1824; po Chaumont
THOMPSON, PEMBROKE S., farmer, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Chaumont
WILCOX, O.S., dealer in Gen merchandise, Chaumont, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Chaumont
WHEELER, MENZO, dealer in gen merchandise, Lyme, b Windsor Vt, s 1821; po Three-Mile Bay
WALRAD, C. B, physician/surgeon, Lyme, b Schoharie Co NY, s 1856; po Three-Mile Bay
WILCOX, J. M., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Montgomery Co, s 1834; po Three-Mile Bay
WRIGHT, GEO, farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Oneida Co NY, s 1838; po Three-Mile Bay
WILCOX, A. H., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Pt. Peninsula
WELLS, M. L., farmer/dairy, Lyme, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Three-Mile Bay


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