JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

JEFFERSON COUNTY MIGRATIONS

Migrations Part 37: Adams, Augsbury, Babcock, Bagley, Baron, Bingham, Calkins, Carter, Cavanagh, Charlebois, Cosgrove, Couch, Crabb, Davison, Inglehart, Kinkley, Parkinson, Pickard, Rice, Scott, Slate, Waite


JOHN QUINCY ADAMS was born 26 Sept 1849 at Watertown, NY, son of JOHN and ELECTA (FOX) ADAMS. John Sr. was a native of Vermont and a farmer; he died in 1884. Electa was a native of Adams NY and she died in 1887. John Jr. married in 1874 to AMELIA BURNETT of Cape Vincent, NY, daughter of MOSELY AND ALMIRA (SIMMONS) BURNETT. They had one daughter, MABEL B. ADAMS, who was the wife of CHARLES H. MORRISON.
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WILLIAM SHURTLEFF AUGSBURY traced his descent to HANS (JOHN) AND ANNA (REICHLIN) AUGSBURY, who came with their three sons and five daughters to America and were among the last of the Palatines to migrate. They first settled at Minden in the Mohawk Valley in 1750 bearing a recommendation signed 2 May 1750 by the Counselors of the County Rappaltzeiler, Principal. of Zneilacken, Bavaria. From Hans (John) descended his son, John, whose son, NICHOLAS AUGSBURY was born in 1797 and died 26 Jan. 1840 at Plessis, Jefferson Co., NY. His son, MORGAN AUGSBURY, was born at Pamelia, Jefferson Co on 14 Oct. 1827 where the family had settled. Morgan was a merchant and later in the flour and feed business in Antwerp, NY, where he died in February 1916. Morgan married MINERVA SHURTLEFF, born in Theresa, NY on 8 Nov. 1829 and who died in Antwerp on 29 Jan. 1903. Her family traced through the Shurtleff and Parker families of Reading, MA in 1638. She was ninth in direct descent from John Howland of the Mayflower.
Children of Morgan Augsbury and Minerva Shurtleff:
1) GERTRUDE AUGSBURY who died in 1924 and who was a member of the Mayflower Society and DAR.
2) WILLARD SHURTLEFF AUGSBURY born 31 August 1858 in Plessis. He married on 12 Sept 1893 to MARY ELLIS, who was born in Antwerp, NY on 25 April 1863 and died 17 June 1920 in New York City. She was the daughter of JOHN D. AND MARY J. (BUELL) ELLIS. 3) FRANK ADDISON AUGSBURY of Ogdensburg, NY
4) JOHN CHARLES AUGSBURY of San Francisco, CA
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HENRY H. BABCOCK was born in Watertown, NY on 21 April 1879, son of HERBERT P. and ROSE (MONROE) BABCOCK. Herbert died in 1883 and Rose in 1908. Henry married on 19 April 1910 to MARION KENT AYRES. Henry was the president and treasurer of the H. H. Babcock Company of Watertown, NY.
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GEORGE AUGUSTUS BAGLEY (Hon.) was born in Watertown NY on 22 July 1826, son of BERNARD AND ZURVIAH (GATES) BAGLEY. Bernard was born in Durham, Green Co NY on 5 Nov 1791 and moved to Jefferson County in 1812. He was a road builder in Antwerp and a surveyor and also taught school. In 1816 he pursued the study of law and in 1826 was admitted to the Jefferson Co. Bar. He died at his home in Watertown on 26 June 1878. Son, George, began to read law with his father that he was admitted to the bar before age 21. In 1853 he entered into an association with EDMUND QUINCY SEWALL and GEORGE GOULDING whereby the Bagley and Sewall Machine Works was established. George was also president of the Newton Falls Paper Company and represented his district in Congress. In 1858 George married SABINE P. CLARK, daughter of COLONEL AMBROSW W. CLARK.
Children of George A. Bagley and Sabine P. Clark:
1) JESSIE BAGLEY married VIRGIL K. KELLOGG
2) CARRIE BAGLEY married STUART D. LANSING
3) MADALINE BAGLEY
4) AMBROSE BAGLEY
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J. VICTOR BARON was born 27 Nov 1877 in Watertown, Jefferson Co, son of AMILE E. BARON, a merchant of Watertown, who died 25 Jan 1901, and his wife, JOSEPHIN R. (RIVET) BARON. In 1900 J. Victor became associated with the Regis-Taggarts Paper Companies and became vice-president of the Sherman Paper Company. He married on 15 August 1906 to GRACE L. HADCOCK of Rutland, daughter of CHARLES E. AND CAROLYN E. (OLNEY)HADCOCK.
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CHARLES DARWIN BINGHAM (Hon.) was born 5 April 1846 in Carthage, Jefferson Co, son of REV. ISAAC S. BINGHAM, a clergyman of the Methodist Episcopal Church who died in 1893, and JANE (MILLS)BINGHAM, who died in 1894. Charles served in many public offices in Watertown New York and was extremely involved in Masonry. He married on 13 May 1868 to SOPHIE D. BUTTON. Their children were: J. Grace; Annie T.; Josephine M; and Alice E. who died in 1895
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FREDERIC RUSSELL CALKINS, M.D., was born in Jefferson Co on 16 April 1871, son of EDMUND B. AND ROSE ANNE (BIBBINS) CALKINS, both natives of Jefferson County. Edmund was a contractor and died in April 1914. Frederick received his medical degree and in 1904 specialized in surgery becoming a top surgeon in the state. He served as coroner for Jefferson County and various other public offices; he was also an active Mason and Elk. On 23 April 1896 he married EVANGELINE P. CADWELL, a native of Jefferson Co., daughter of HENRY V. and MATILDA (MILLER) CADWELL. Henry died in 1901.
A son of Frederick and Evangeline was FREDERICK CALKINS JR., who was a graduate of Johns Hopkins University; he married MARTHA STEWART of Oklahoma.
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A. BION CARTER was born on 23 June 1857 at Great Bend, son of ASA T. CARTER, who died in 1893, and AMANDA (CROSS) CARTER, of Antwerp who died in 1897. A. Bion was schooled at Ives Seminary and enter his business career as a telegraph operator and was with the railroads until 21, when he joined with L. J. GOODALE in the management of the Ray estate of France. He was involved with tanneries, leather companies and founder of the National Exchange of Carthage. He was also heavily involved with the Masonic organizations and Chamber of Commerce. He married on 17 October 1883 to LELIA M. WENTWORTH, who died on 24 Jan. 1923 in Watertown and buried in the family lot in Carthage. She was the daughter of OLIVER C. AND MELISSA (WINSOR) WENTWORTH.
Children of A. Bion Carter and Lelia M. Wentworth:
1) LULU I CARTER married S. M. STRICKLAND
2) HELEN W. CARTER; married P. M. LEE
3) ERMA L. CARTER
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GEORGE L. CAVANAGH, DDS, was the son of WILLIAM T. CAVANAGH, who died in 1924 and a native of Ontario, Canada. His mother was MARY BRENNAN of Jefferson County. George was born in Watertown, NY on 3 July 1893. After completing his dental degree he established a practice in Watertown. He served in WWI and was discharged as a first lieutenant. He married on 18 May 1923 to HELEN M. WARREN, daughter of J. J. AND ELLEN M. (TUFT) WARREN.
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JOHN PHILIP CHARLEBOIS was born in Quebec Canada and established a farm near Clayton. He married HELEN BERTRAND of Cape Vincent on on 17 Feb. 1877 they had a son born in Clayton who was also named JOHN PHILIP CHARLEBOIS. John Jr. attended schools in Jefferson Co. and became connected with the building and contracting business. In 1908 he set up his own contracting business, building banks, theaters, office buildings and some of the beautiful hotels of northern New York. He married on 4 Feb. 1902 to EDITH M. KNIGHT, who died 19 Oct. 1918, daughter of ROYAL AND MARY (MCKAY) KNIGHT.
Two of their children were: EVA M. CHARLEBOIS who married KENNETH ROGERS, and GERTRUDE H. CHARLEBOIS.
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DELOS MARSHALL COSGROVE was born 3 Feb. 1875 to GEORGE H. AND EMOGENE S. (MARSHALL) COSGROVE, both natives of Alexandria, Jefferson Co. George died on 31 Dec. 1889 and was a dealer in produce and a Civil War veteran. Upon completing his formal education, Delos practiced law; was active in Masonry, Moose and Oddfellows. He married on 4 Sept 1907 to ADELIA M. BAKER of Watertown, daughter of WILLIAM AND EMMALINE (CASE) BAKER. Adelia died 29 August 1919.
They had one son, DELOS M. COSGROVE, JR. who was born 16 OCT. 1910.
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W. GORDON COUCH was born in Ox Bow, NY on 22 Sept. 1896, son of DR. WILLIAM COUCH AND GRACE M. QUINN. He attended public schools and dental college and was active in the Jefferson Co. Dental Society. He served in World War I in the Navy for 22 months. On 22 April 1924, he married DORIS GLENN.
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CLARENCE LARUE CRABB was born at Orleans, Jefferson Co. on 27 Dec. 1881 to LARUE E. CRABB and DIANTHIA SAWYER, both natives of Jefferson County. Larue Crabb died in 1896 and Dianthia died in 1924. Clarence was admitted to the bar and was active in Masonry and the Elks. Clarence married (1) in 1904 to GEORGIA V. WOOD of Philadelphia NY who died Sept. 1919, daughter of ALONZO AND ALICE (HAMMOND) WOOD. He married (2) in 1921 to MARGARET E. KELLEY, daughter of MICHAEL AND ELIZABETH (CLARK) KELLEY.
Children from the first marriage were: Elton W; Lucile N; Larue A; Doris G and Clarence L. Jr.
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JAMES HENRY DAVISON was born in Jefferson Co on 9 Nov. 1875, son of JAMES AND MARY ELIZABETH (WINDOVER) DAVISON. James was a native of Scotland and died in 1918. Mary Elizabeth was from Ontario Canada and died in 1921. On 25 May 1899 James married LYDIA J. APPENZELLER, daughter of FREDERICK AND AMELIA (LOOMIS) APPENZELLER.
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GEORGE GIFFORD INGLEHART, a member of a prominent Watertown, family, was born in Watertown on 20 May 1893, son of HIRAM FOOTE INGLEHART and ARONETTE BLODGETT. A graduate of Cornell, he became connected with the Agricultural Ins. Co. of Watertown. He married on 12 Feb 1916 at Watertown to RHEA MARY GREMS, daughter of HARRY B. AND GEORGIA A. (BRITTON) GREMS.
They had three children: 1)Delia born 1 July 1917; 2)Georgia Grace born 20 April 1919 and 3)George Gifford, Jr. born 31 July 1920.
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MELVIN F. KINKLEY was born at Orleans, Jefferson Co., NY on 30 Aug. 1884, son of SHIRLEY P. AND JOSEPHINE (FULTS) KINKLEY. Shirley was a native of Napanee, Canada and a farmer, but so ardent an advocate of freedom that he fought for the Union during the Civil War and was a member of Phil Sheridan's Cavalry. Melvin attended schools and became a lawyer. He served in varioius public offices, was active in Masonry and Moose. He married (1) LULU HAYNES, daughter of WILLIAM HAYNES of Orleans NY. He married (2) to ADELE MILLER of Albany, NY, daughter of CHARLES E. AND LAURA S. (LOSSEE) MILLER.
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ROBERT ASA PARKINSON was born 13 May 1877 in Rutland, NY to PHINEAS C. AND IDA (HARDY) PARKINSON, both of Jefferson Co, NY. Phineas died in 1918. An ancestor, ASA PARKINSON, served in the War of 1812. Robert became involved in the insurance business after receiving his education. He was actively involved in Masonry and also served in the Spanish-American War. Robert married 1st on 11 Nov. 1904 to LAURA WILSON, daughter of GEORGE AND EMMA WILSON; Laura died on 17 Oct. 1918 and he married 2nd on 4 Oct. 1922 to JESSIE GILLETTE, daughter of JESSE AND MARY (CHITTENDEN) GILLETTE of Watertown, NY.
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OREN S. PICKARD was born in Clayton NY on 3 Oct. 1883 to LYMAN AND ABBY (HILL) PICKARD. Lyman was a farmer. Oren completed his studies and learned merchandising and opened a general store in Evans Mills. He was active in the Masons and on 11 Jan. 1910 he married BLANCHE SIMONET, daughter of LEWIS AND AMANDA (BLANCE) SIMONET of Evans Mills.
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WILLIAM SEWARD RICE was born in Jefferson Co on 4 July 1865, son of WILLIAM H. AND MARY E. (LEFFINGWELL) RICE. William Sr. died in 1893 and Mary in 1925 at 87 years. William Jr. had limited public schooling and went to work at age 13 and in 1887 established a surgical aids factory, which he headed. He was also the primary designer of the products. The business moved from Smithville to Adams, NY in 1900 and was incorporated in 1912. The factory had 30,00 square feet of floor space and employed 200 workers. The quality of the products opened a world market, being the only plant of its type for some distance. William Jr. was a member of various clubs and organizations. On 3 Aug. 1892 he married GERTRUDE A. CRITTENDEN of Smithville, daughter of JAMES AND MARTHA (HARRIS) CRITTENDEN.
They had two children: C. KENT RICE, who married AGNES SNELL and MADELINE who died at 11 years. They also had an adopted daughter, EMMA GRAVES RICE.
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ROSS CLARK SCOTT was born in Jefferson Co NY on 29 Oct 1873 to DEXTER B. AND KATHERINE (MILLER) SCOTT, both of Jefferson Co. Ross received a public school education and at the beginning of his career was associated with the Woolworth stores in several cities. In 1903 he moved to Adams and bought out a funeral directorship which operated under the firm name of Scott and Whittier. He was a member of several clubs and organizations and Masonry. On 1 March 1897 he married CARRIE M. CAMPBELL of Copenhagen, daughter of JOHN S. AND ADELAIDE (NEWKIRK) CAMPBELL.
Children: 1) ROSS C. Jr. who married ELIZABETH WRIGHT and 2) LOIS C.
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PHILIP SHERIDAN SLATE was the son of SYLVESTER H. and CHARLOTTE (KRONK) SLATE. His father was a native of Jefferson Co and his mother was a native of Ontario. Sylvester died in 1902 and Charlotte in 1892. Philip was born 8 March 1868 at Clayton. He attended public schools and Cornell. Having completed his legal studies he was admitted to the bar in 1905 and practiced in Adams NY. In 1907 he moved back to Watertown and opened a firm of LaRue and Slate. On 1 July 1890, he married FANNY HORNE of Wolf Island, daughter of WILLIAM AND MARY ANN (GILLESPIE) HORNE.
Children: 1) Inonda M. married A. B. RICHARDS; 2) Myrtle J. who married HAROLD VALLIER and 3) Thelma L.
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HARVEY RICE WAITE was a descendant from one of the oldest families of Jefferson Co, He was the son of HARLOW B. AND NETTIE (OATMAN) WAITE, both of Rodman, Jefferson Co. Harlow died in 1883 and Nettie in 1916. Harvey was born in Rodman on 30 May 1876 and educated in the public schools. He was connected with the Agricultural Insurance Company. He was active in various clubs and organizations and Masonry. He married in 1899 to LILLIAN A. HERRICK who died in 1910. She was also a native of Jefferson Co, a daughter of FRANK AND ELIZABETH (WEED) HERRICK. Source: Biographical Index of Notable People from the State of New York

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