JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

PIONEER ORVIS FAMILY


 
1. IRA ORVIS (son of WILLIAM & RACHEL (BROOKS) ORVIS) was born 2 Sep 1787 at Leyden, Franklin County, 
Massachusetts.  He served as a private in Capt Stephen Gifford's & Lieutenant Joseph Mayo's Company, 76th 
Regiment, New York militia, for 10 days at Sackets Harbor in Sept 1813, 2 days in May 1813, 30 days in July & Aug 
1813, 30 days in Feb & Mar 1814, and 24 days July & Aug 1814.  Received bounty land warrants for 40 & 120 acres. 
He fought in the Battle of Sacket's Harbor.  They were in Brownville by 1821, when Samuel was born.  In 1823, Horatio 
was born in Pamelia.  According to census records, the family lived in the Town of Orleans in 1830, in Lyme in 1840 
and 1850, and in Clayton in 1860 and 1870.  He died 23 Oct 1876 at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York

He married Mar 1811 or 1812 at Watertown, NY

SUSAN PHIPPEN, daughter of SAMUEL & RUTH (LANE) PHIPPEN.  She was born 1792 in Vermont. 

Children, ORVIS:

     2     i   daughter ORVIS 

+    3    ii   WILLIAM ORVIS married (1) AMANDA CLARK; (2) HANNAH   (---)

     4   iii   daughter ORVIS

     5    iv   ALZINA ORVIS

+    6     v   SAMUEL ORVIS married FOSTINIA DELINDA CHAPMAN

+    7    vi   HORATIO ORVIS married (1) MARIA PETTIT; (2) ELIZABETH  PRUYN

     8   vii   daughter ORVIS

Perhaps the Sarah Ann Orvis of Clayton, who married Girvin Pierce 28 Mar
1849, is one of Ira's daughters.


3.  WILLIAM ORVIS (son of IRA & SUSAN (PHIPPEN) ORVIS) was born 1814 in New York State.

He married (1)

AMANDA CLARK

Children, ORVIS:

     9     i   SUSAN ORVIS

    10    ii   CLARISSA ORVIS

    11   iii   ALVERA/ALVIN ORVIS

    12    iv   AMY ORVIS

    13     v   WILLIAM J. ORVIS

    14    vi   AMY ORVIS

    15   vii   WILLIAM J. ORVIS

    16  viii   GEORGE ORVIS

    17    ix   BYRON ORVIS

Married (2)

HANNAH (---)


6.  SAMUEL ORVIS (son of IRA & SUSAN (PHIPPEN) ORVIS) was born 12 Mar 1821  Brownville, New York.  He died 26 Jun 
1902 at Clayton, Jefferson County, New York and was buried St. Lawrence Cemetery, Town of Cape Vincent.  Ira b 1883, Julia, 
Carie & Ida are also children according to Horatio's obituary.

He married 

FOSTINIA DELINDA CHAPMAN, who was born 1852.  

Children, ORVIS:

    18     i   HORATIO ORVIS

    19    ii   ALZINA ORVIS

    20   iii   IRA ORVIS

    21    iv   JULIA ORVIS

    22     v   CARIE ORVIS

    23    vi   IDA ORVIS


7.  HORATIO ORVIS (son of IRA & SUSAN (PHIPPEN) ORVIS) was born 1823-5 at Town of Pamelia, Jefferson County.  
In the 1850 census he is given as age 23, living with father Ira, grandfather William, and son Byron, in Lyme, Jefferson 
Co NY.  He enlisted in Company C, 110th Regiment, New York Infantry Volunteers.  He died 5 Jan 1864  Sandy Creek, 
New York

He married (1)

MARIA PETTIT

Child, ORVIS: 

    24     i   BYRON ORVIS

He married (2)

ELIZABETH PRUYN

Children, ORVIS:

    25     i   ALTHESTA ORVIS

    26    ii   SARAH LOUISE ORVIS

    27   iii   DEFORREST HORATIO ORVIS

    28    iv   LETTY ELEANOR

    29     v   EVRY AMBROSE


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