JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

JEFFERSON COUNTY MIGRATIONS

Migrations: Part 36: Beck, Bigelow, Brown, Clark, Field, Heaton, Jackson, McIntyre, Mather, Persons, Reed, Warren, Weaver, Webb, Webster,

DAVID and ANNA SCOTT WEBSTER were of Lee, Oneida Co, NY. David was born 24 Jan. 1793. David served in the War of 1812 and on 2 January 1861, when Anna applied for a service pension, she was Anna Hall, age 62, of Lee, Oneida Co, NY. Her birth date was 8 Feb. 1798. In the pension, she affirmed that David Webster, Jr. enlisted at Western, NY as a substitute for one Kenyon in Capt. B. Rudd's Co., NY Militia and served from 3 Sept to 16 Nov 1814. Anna Scott married David Webster Jr. at Seneca Falls, NY on 21 Feb. 1825 and he died at Lee, NY on 14 May 1832 of consumption. Anna subsequently married ABIJAH HALL of Lee, who died 12 Sept. 1860. Anna died 29 July 1875 at Taberg, Oneida Co., NY.

Children of David Webster and Anna Scott:
1) HELEN MAR WEBSTER born 9 Dec 1825; m 25 Nov 1850 at Lee, Oneida Co to HARVEY TRACEY SMITH, born 6 Feb 1829.
2) MARY SCOTT WEBSTER, was born 28 July 1827 and married in November 1856 at Lee, Oneida Co, NY to CHARLES HOVEY, a miller, son of EZRA HOVEY. Charles died in February 1869 at Dexter, Jefferson Co., NY and Mary died 1 October 1874 at Taberg, Oneida Co., NY

    Children of Charles Hovey and Mary Scott Webster:
       a) NELLIE HOVEY born Sackett's Harbor, Jefferson Co on 5 July 1860; d Pepin Co, WI on 5 April 1883.

3)SUSAN BLISS WEBSTER born 25 May 1829; married 29 Nov 1865 at Lee to WILLIAM ANTHONY THOMAS, son of JOHN and SARAH (GILBERT) THOMAS, 28 Dec. 1824

Source: Hist. Of Gov. John Webster Fam. Of CT

ELIJAH HUBBARD WEBSTER was born at Lebanon, CT on 23 Dec. 1773/4. He married ANNA FERGUSON, born Orange Co NY on 6 Aug 1778. He farmed in Ellisburg, NY and died at Ellisburgh on 4 May 1854. Anna died 3 July 1853.
Children of Elijah H. Webster and Anna Ferguson:
1) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEBSTER born 13 Aug 1801 at Redfield, Oswego Co NY
2) ABIA ANN WEBSTER b at Redfield; married THOMAS WARREN of Boston MA. He was born at Royalton, MA on 8 June 1795. He was a builder. Abia died at Ellisburgh on 6 May 1874.
3) ALBERT GALLATIN WEBSTER born 18 June 1805 born at Redfield; he married at Ellisburg, Jefferson Co in 1857 to SARAH STAILEY of Ellisburg; she as born at Johnstown, Herkimer Co, NY in May of 1817. Albert died at Ellisburgh on 22 October 1870.
4) MARY TEAR WEBSTER born 28 March 1807 born at Redfield died at Ellisburgh on 10 Jan 1881.
5) LEVI ABEL WEBSTER born at Redfield; died Evansville Ind. In 1877.
6) CATHERINE SARAH born 5 July 1812 at Redfield; died Ellisburgh 21 April 1813
7) ALMIRA TUTTLE WEBSTER born Ellisburgh; married at Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co on 25 July 1846 to THOMAS LUCAS, a farmer, who was born 1 Feb 1821 in Manchester, England.
8) ANDREW EMBLER WEBSTER b 9 March 1817 born Ellisburgh, he was a farmer. He married SARAH FRANCES ANDRUS, who was born at Ellisburgh on 16 Oct. 1829
9) HANNAH LOUISE WEBSTER born 19 May 1819 Ellisburgh; died 8 Aug 1843 at Ellisburgh
10) ELIJAH HUBBARD WEBSTER born 16 May 1822 at Ellisburgh; he married at Ellisburgh to EMILY GRAVES, born at Adams, NY on 18 Jan 1825. He died in Ellisburgh on 21 Nov 1846.
    Children of Elijah Hubbard Webster and Emily Graves:
       a) ELIZABETH WEBSTER born Ellisburg on 18 Aug 1846; married at Pierrepont Manor on 5 Jan. 1871 to EDWARD J. ROBERSON, who was born at Leyden Lewis Co NY on 21 Sept 1843. He was a merchant at Pierrepont Manor.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEBSTER, son of Elijah and Anna, was born 13 Aug 1801; he married OLIVE HANNON TOUSLEY, who was born in Rupert, VT on 23 Nov 1803. He held the positions of administrator of Estates, Assessor and Captain of the Militia. He died at Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., on 10 April 1862. They lived at Ellisburg, Jefferson Co, NY

Children of Benjamin Franklin Webster and Olive Hannon Tousley: (all born Ellisburg, NY)
1) MARY AUGUSTA WEBSTER born 8 July 1828 died 27 Oct 1831.
2) DOUGLAS GAYLOR WEBSTER born 29 Nov 1830; died 3 Nov. 1831
3) BENJAMIN FRANKLIN WEBSTER b 20 Nov. 1832. He was a stock dealer. He married at Saratoga NY on 26 October 1855 to MUSIBAH STURBUCK who was born 8 July 1828 at Quaker Springs, Saratoga Co NY. They resided at Mannsville, Jefferson Co., NY.

    Children of Benjamin F. Webster and Musibah Sturbuck:
       a) ADELAIDE WEBSTER b Ellisburg, NY 13 Sept 1856; she married on 4 Aug. 1875 at Mannsville to RALPH WALDO HUESTED, a photographer, who was born 14 Feb. 1845 at Pottsdam St. Lawrence Co NY
      child: RALPH WALDO HUESTAD b 12 May 1876 at Mannsville.
4) OLIVE ANN WEBSTER born 22 March 1835; married at Ellisburg NY on 29 July 1857 to PHILIP STEURNE, a fur dealer who was born 8 July 1828 in Meniel, Germany.
    Children of Olive Ann Webster and Philip Steurne:
       a) WILLIAM WEBSTER STEURNE born 29 Dec 1858 at Ellisburg, Jefferson Co., NY
       b) NELLIE ESTELLIE STEURNE born 22 May 1859 at Adams, Jefferson Co; married 14 Dec 1881 at Adams to ROBERT CAMPBELL of Central City, Colorado
5) THOMAS WARREN WEBSTER b 6 August 1837; Deputy Sheriff of Saginaw Co., MI
6) HELEN MARS WEBSTER was born 8 October 1839. She married on 25 April 1867 at Adams, NY to HARRISON MONTAGUE, son of DAVID AND MARY (PHELPS) MONTAGUE*, born 12 March 1837 at Henderson, Jefferson Co. They resided at Idaho Springs, CO as proprietors of hot springs and mineral baths. Harrison died at Ellisburg, NY and his widow resided at Adams, NY.
    Children of Helen Mars Webster and Harrison Montague:
       a) ANNA MAUDE MONTAGUE born 23 Aug 1869
        b) HARRISON PHELPS born 16 May 1874
7) CHARLES HENRY WEBSTER, born 24 Feb 1842. He married on 18 Dec 1866 to AMELIA REED, born 24 July 1844 at North Adams, Jefferson Co. They moved to Rochester, NY.
    Children of Charles Henry Webster and Amelia Reed:
       a)MARY WEBSTER born 19 Aug 1872 at Watertown, NY
8) LEWELLYN DELANCY WEBSTER, born 22 Jan 1846; resided Adams, Jefferson Co.
*Transcriber's Note: David Montague died 26 April 1880 at 84 years 9m 19 days and is buried in the Carpenter Cemetery in Jefferson Co NY. Mary (Phelps) Montague, who is shown as David's second wife, died 26 Aug. 1847 at 37 years 9 months and is also buried in the Carpenter Cemetery.

NY.Source: Hist. Of Gov. John Webster Fam. Of CT DANIEL CLARK was one of the earliest settlers of Dexter, a village in the town of Brownville, Jefferson Co. He removed to Clairmont, NY.
Children of Daniel Clark:

1)EDWIN S. CLARK, was born in Clairmont NY in 1832; he married ABBY VINCENT, born in northern NY, daughter of NICHOLAS VINCENT.

Children of Edwin S. Clark and Abby Vincent:

       a)BRAYTON R. CLARK b 12 Jan 1857 in Antwerp, Jefferson Co.; married 19 March 1879 to HATTIE B. WEBB, born Jefferson Co., daughter of ALBERT AND CORDELIA WEBB
       b)HERBERT V. CLARK b December 1860
       c)EMMA CLARK born 1869; married L. F. LEHR
       d)ELIZABETH CLARK born 1864 died at 14 years
       e)FRANK B. CLARK born 1874
       f)CHARLES CLARK died infancy
Source: Hist. Of Northern NY by Cutter

REUBEN PERSONS settled in McGraw, Cortland Co., NY. It was there that PHILANDER PERSONS, his son was born on 8 March 1811. Philander became a theology student and his first pastorate was at Antwerp, Jefferson Co., where he was well received. He later moved to various locations with the state of New York and retired in Castorland. He died 10 Dec. 1898; he married in August of 1842 to ELIZA ANN STEARNS, daughter of ABEL STEARNS. Eliza Ann was born 27 Sept 1819 and died 7 October 1896.
Source: Hist. Of Northern NY by Cutter

MEDAD McINTYRE, son of JOHN AND ANNA (MOREY) MCINTYRE, was born in Salem, MA on 9 April 1782 and died 14 May 1860. He came to New York State with his father and settled in Jefferson County, where he lived for most of his life. However he died in Croghan, Lewis County, at the home of his son, John. He was a prominent man in Jefferson county, engaged in the lumber business and in connection with sawmills and farming operations. He served in the War of 1812 and was a pensioner for injuries received in that war. Medad married ELEANOR BARTLETT, who was born in Springfield, MA on 17 Dec 1786, and died 3 Jan. 1865. She was a lineal descendant of JOSIAH BARTLETT, a delegate from New Hampshire to the Continental Congress of 1770.

Children of Medad McIntyre and Eleanor Bartlett:
1)JOHN MCINTYRE born at Antwerp, Jefferson Co. on 11 May 1830? He served in the Union Army during the Civil war and saw several years of service. He married 1) in 1859 to HANNAH BAKER, daughter of THOMAS AND NANCY (OSBORNE) BAKER. John married (2)on 19 June 1873 LUCY KNIGHT, daughter of JOHN AND MARIA (WESTCOTT) KNIGHT. Lucy was born in Alexandria, NY on 15 March 1842, one of a family of eleven.
Children of John McIntyre and Hannah Baker:
1)WALTER MCINTYRE born 20 July 1860; married EMMA DAILY
2)IMOGENE MCINTYRE born 19 March 1862; married ALBERT THOMPSON
3)LEONARD MCINTYRE born 25 December 1864

Children of John McIntyre and Lucy Knight:
4)FREDERICK M. MCINTYRE born 24 October 1876; married 15 April 1904 to ETHEL MAE JONES, born 13 Dec 1885, daughter of EBENEZER AND MARY KATHERINE (MILLARD) JONES
5)WILLIAM MCINTYRE born 1 July 1880
6)LUCY MCINTYRE born 5 February 1886; married PETER VAN DE WALKER on 25 Dec 1905.
Source: Hist. Of Northern NY by Cutter

JOHN M. WEAVER, son of GEORGE AND BETSEY ANN (CASSELMAN) WEAVER, was born at Chaumont, Jefferson Co., NY on 14 Nov. 1850. He married LOUISA POUITT. John's father, George Weaver, was the son of JOHN AND SALLY (PHILLIPS) WEAVER.

Children of John M. Weaver and Louisa Pouitt:
1) LEON A. WEAVER, was born at Felt's Mills in Rutland, Jefferson Co., NY. He married on 27 March 1907 to COLETTE WARD, who was born in Philadelphia, NY on 9 October 1883, daughter of FRANK S. WARD of Antwerp, Jefferson Co. She was the granddaughter of CHARLES R. AND HARRIET (SHEATH) WARD and great-granddaughter of SHERMAN WILLARD WARD, born 22 May 1799.

SHERMAN WARD MARRIED MARY WATERS. CHARLES R. WARD was born at Antwerp on 3 Sept. 1828 and married on 26 Jan. 34 to HARRIET SHEATH, who was born at Antwerp on 31 July 1833. FRANK S. WARD was born at Antwerp on 19 Aug. 1836 and married on 31 Dec 1879 to ALICE SHURTLIFF who was born in Philadelphia NY on 8 August 1836, daughter of MILO AND LOUISA (BENTLEY) SHURTLIFF. Leon and Collette Weaver had a daughter, MURIEL C. WEAVER born 2 May 1909.
Source: Hist. Of Northern NY by Cutter

HERMAN E. CLARK, eldest son of ALVIN AND MARY (HUGHES) CLARK was born in Martinsburgh, NY, on 27 May 1851. He married on 25 January 1877 to MARTHA F. COTTON, of Carthage, Ny. She was born at Felt's Mills in Jefferson Co. NY on 3 Sept. 1858, daughter of JOHN AND MARY WARD COTTON. John Cotton was born in England on 12 June 1834 and came to the United States as a child, with his parents, who setttled at Felt's Mills. John's wife, Mary, died in 1860. She was the daughter of NATHAN AND RACHEL WARD.

Children of Herman E. Clark and Marth F. Cotton:
1)MARY L. CLARK married RAE AUSTIN; daughter HELEN AUSTIN, born in ampion NY on 13 May 1906
2) LILLIAN CLARK born 30 May 1887; married VICTOR SNYDER
3) N. EARL CLARK born 18 Sept 1889
4) RUTH CLARK born 11 Oct. 1891

Source: Hist. Of Northern NY by Cutter

4 RUSSELL REED was born probably in Vermont and married in New York State to MARILLA HOLBROOK, born in Massachusetts, daughter of LYMAN HOLBROOK. LYMAN HOLBROOK brought brought his family to Dekalb County, Indiana from Jefferson Co., NY, where they had first settled after leaving Massachusetts. In 1834 they settled in the southwestern part of Butler Township in Dekalb County, Indiana.
Source: Indiana Co. Hist.

ELIZA M. MATHER, was born in Jefferson Co., NY in 1823, daughter of LUTHER P. AND GABRIELLE B. (BALMAT) MATHER. Gabrielle was born in Paris on 22 August 1791 and came to America with her parents in 1797; she died 15 Jan. 1881. Luther Mather was born in Bennington, VT and died in June 1842. He married Gabrielle at Wilna, Jefferson Co., NY in 1811 and settled in Columbus borough (PA) in 1825, where Luther built a custom mill in 1826. They had a family of six children: Harriet, Jedediah P., Joseph V., Eliza M. and Arvilla. Eliza Mather married in 1842 to LOREN PEARCE, born Madison Co., NY in 1815
Source: Hist. Of Warren Co, PA

ALFRED HEATON was born 28 April 1820 in Jefferson Co., NY. In 1837 he moved to Mt. Pleasant, IL with his father and family. On 11 May 1845 he married ELIZA JANE ROBERTSON.
Source: Hist. Of Whiteside IL

THOMAS L. JACKSON was born in New Lisbon, New London Co., CT on 23 Oct. 1787. At 13 years he moved to New York State where he resided until 1835, being engaged in farming. During his residence in Jefferson Co, NY, he was married in December 1824 to FREEDOM HEATON, daughter of WILLIAM HEATON, a resident of St. Lawrence Co., NY. In 1835 he moved his family to Portage Co, OH, where he lived for several years and in April 1841 left for Illinois, arriving in Whiteside County in May of that year.
Source: Hist. Of Whiteside Co IL

CHARLES E. WEBB, druggist, was born in Jefferson Co, NY, in 1835. He was the third of a family of eight sons of GEORGE AND JULIA (BROWN) WEBB of Jefferson Co. He went to Watertown NY in 1857 to learn the druggist trade and moved to Jackson, MI in 1863. Charles married ELIZABETH CLARK of Watertown NY. Julia Brown Webb, mother of Charles, was a niece of GENERAL JACOB BROWN, who settled in Pennsylvania before William Penn, and moved to northern New York when it was a wilderness.
Source: Hist. Of Jackson MI

WALTER B. WEBB, insurance and real-estate agent, was born in Watertown, NY in 1843 and then went west to join his brother, Charles Webb, in the druggist business. He later went into the insurance business. He married EMMA L. BACKUS of Jackson in 1866 who died two years later and in the fall of 1871 ,married JULIA A. MANN of Calhoun Co., MI.
Source: Hist. Of Jackson MI

ELIZA BROWN, daughter of ALPHEUS AND HANNAH BURDICK BROWN, was born at Brookfield, NY on 18 April 1809 and died at Plainfield, NY on 1 March 1875. She married ORVILLE W. CRUMB, M.D. Born in 1804; he died Edmeston NY in 1833. Eliza married 2nd to JOB DYE.
Children of Eliza Brown and Orville W. Crumb:
1) JOSEPH O. CRUMB born 15 May 1830 Belleville, Jefferson Co., NY; married CHARLOTTA ANN BROWN; he died at Plainfield NY on 21 Aug 1895; married at N. Bridgewater NY on 21 Nov 1859 to CHARLOTTA ANN BROWN, born 10 June 1835, daughter of ALEXANDER BROWN of Norwich CT and RUBLE A. WHIPPLE

2) HANNAH L. CRUMB, born 23 July 1833 at Belleville, Jefferson Co NY; married DELOS CRUMB at Brookfield NY on 10 Jan 1859. He was the son of SAMUEL CRUMB AND ESTHER BROWN.
Source: Brown Fam. Geneal.

POLLY FIELD was born in 1776 and married in 1795 to ELIPHALET ADAMS who died in 1811 and removed to Adams, Jefferson Co, NY where she, her husband and infant child died the same week of spotted fever in the winter of 1811; they were buried in one common grave. Polly was the daughter of SETH FIELD and MARY HUBBARD of Sunderland, MA.
Source: Field Fam. Geneal.

REV. GEORGE SUMNER WARREN of Watertown, NY was born at Hanover, NY on 14 Feb 1809. He married on 13 February 1836 to ELIZA FIELD, daughter of Rev. Lebbeus Field. George's grandfather, JABEZ WARREN, was a soldier in the Revolutionary War and was working as a shoemaker when he heard the British were coming to attack the place. With no gun, he took a scythe and hurried to the field where the British had retreated. His maternal grandfather was COLONEL WEBER of Walpole, NY who also served in the Revolutionary Army. Eliza died in 1874. After her death, he moved to Humboldt, Iowa in 1882 where he died on 17 Feb. 1896.
Source: Field Fam. Geneal.

JOTHAM BIGELOW, was the son of Captain JOEL AND SARAH (STOWELL) BIGELOW. He was born in Guilford, VT on 28 Jan. 1784 and married on 1 Jan 1811 to CELINDA BULLOCK of Guilford. She died and he married 2nd on 25 Sept 1824 to NANCY NICHOLS. He moved from Guilford to Ellisburg in Jefferson Co., NY where he was prominent in public affairs and elected as a member of the State Assembly from Jefferson Co. in 1887. (See Bigelow family this site)
Children of Jotham Bigelow and Nancy Nichols:
1) JOTHAM BIGELOW
2) LOVELL BIGELOW
3) LUKE BIGELOW
4) LYMAN BIGELOW
5) TIRZAH BIGELOW
6) DANIEL RICHARDSON BIGELOW
7) LAFAYETTE J. BIGELOW married 18 May 1885 to HARRIET ROUNDS
Source: Bigelow Fam. Geneal.

JOHN ANTHONY BECK came from an old and prominent family in Germany. He was a second cousin of King George of Sweden, and was born in Iseinah, Germany. He came to America before the Revolution and settled in the Mohawk Valley. He was well-educated and a scholar. A tailor by trade, he did tailoring and cutting. John died in Palatine, NY about 1847 at 90 years. His wife was MARY NELLIS.
Children of John A. Beck and Mary Nellis:
1) WILLIAM BECK was born in Palatine, NY and died in Evans Mills, Jefferson Co., NY at 84 years. He moved to northern New York early and lived there the remainder of his life. He was a farmer, blacksmith, wood worker and a natural mechanic. He and his four brothers served in the War of 1812. He married 1st to MARY SHULTZ, daughter of JOHN I. AND MARY (SNITS) SHULTZ of Fort Plain, NY. John I. Shultz served in the Revolution and was with Burgoyne at the battle of Saratoga. William married 2nd to PHEBE GOODENOUGH. Children by the first wife: Phebe; Anthony; Aaron; Mary; William; Amy Edward Schultz Beck; Lucinda who married a Blodgett of Chicago.
2) JOHN BECK
3) GEORGE BECK
4) LEWIS BECK
5) BENJAMIN BECK
6) MARY BECK who married PETER SMITH
Source: Gen. Of New York State-rare


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