JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF PHILADELPHIA


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


ALDRICH, M. E., P. M. and drugs/medicines, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Philadelphia
ALLIS, DEXTER, farmer, b Lewis Co, s 1841; po Phil.
ALLEN, WILLIAM, deceased farmer, b Massachusetts, s 1817
ALLEN, DAVID, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po Philadelphia
ALLEN, A. K., farmer, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po Philadelphia
ALLEN, BENJ., farmer/dairy, b Clinton Co NY, s 1842; po Philadelphia
BAKER, Z. E., deceased farmer, b Oneida Co NY s 1853
BAKER, MRS. B., farmer/dairy, b Saratoga Co, s 1827; po Philadelphia
BROWN, HENRY, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Philadelphia
BUNNELL, WM., farmer/dairy, b Lewis Co, s 1842; po Philad
BENNETT, DEXTER, farmer/dairy, b Lewis Co, s 1842; po Phil
BAXTER, A. J., farmer/dairy/carpenter/joiner, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Philadelphia
BAKER, PERRY, farmer/speculator, deceased, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1845
BAKER, MILON, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1846; po Philadelphia
CASE, G. J., tanner, b St. Lawrence Co NY, s 1844; po Philadelphia
COMSTOCK, ARNON, farmer/dairy, b Oneida Co NY, s 1841; po Philadelphia
CHILD, JOS H., farmer/dairy b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Sterlingville
CHILD, OLIVER, surveyor/dealer in real estate, b Jeff Co, s 1807; po Philadelphia
COOLIDGE, T. J., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Philadelphia
COOLIDGE, ALFRED, retired, b Madison Co NY, s 1819; po Watertown
COX, R. T., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1819; po Philadelphia
CHILD, AARON, retired, b Pennsylvania, s 1805; po Philadelphia
CHILD, OLIVER A., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Philadelphia
COMSTOCK, F. D., farmer/dairy, b Lewis Co NY, s 1841; po Philadelphia
COOLIDGE, C. E., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1835; po Philadelphia
COMSTOCK, A. C., hardware merchant, b NY, s 1847; po Philadelphia
DANFORTH, J. H., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1840; po Philadelphia
ESSINGTON, CALEB, gristmilling/lumbering, b Pennsylvania, s 1836; po Sterlingville
EVANS, GEO R., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Sterlingville
FOOT, HANDLEY J, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Philadelphia
FULLER, LORON, farmer/dairy, b Saratoga Co, s 1830; po Philadelphia
HANNAHS, GEO, JR., farmer/dairy, b Ontario Co NY, s 1852; po Philadelphia
HANNAHS, GEO SR., retired, b Ireland, s 1852; po Philadelphia
HOLBROOK, HENDERSON, farmer/dairy, b Jeff co, s 1810; po Philadelphia
HOWLAND, S., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Philadelphia
HALL, SAML, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Philadelphia
INGILLS, HIRAM E., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Antwerp
KIRKBRIDE, GEO, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co s 1819; po Philadelphia
LANE, H. S., MD/physician surgeon, b Massachusetts, s 1868; po Philadelphia
MILES, ROBERT, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1829; po Philadelphia
MATTESON, CARLOS, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Sterlingville
MERRICK, JNO, R., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1835; po Sterlingville
MACCOMBER, ASA E., notary pubic, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Philadelphia
MCNEIL, WM., miller, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Philadelphia
NORMANDER, LEWIS F., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Philadelphia
POTTER, A. W., undertaker/cabinet maker, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Philadelphia
POWELL, WM, deceased 1861 farmer, b Oneida Co NY
POWELL, HIRAM, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po Antwerp
ROBERTS, JOSHUA, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Philadelphia
REED, WIBLER, farmer/dairy, b Cheshire New Hampshire, s 1820; po Sterlingville
REED, CHILDS, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Sterlingville
ROUSE, GAYLOR, dealer in general merchandise, b Jeff Co, s 1842; po Philadelphia
SCOFIELD, D. H., dealer in gen merchandise, b Saratoga NY, s 1841; po Philadelphia
STRICKLAND, J. T., retired, b Jeff Co, s 1814; po Philadelphia
STRICKLAND, THOS, farmer/dairy,b Pennsylvania, s 1807; po Sterlingville
STRICKLAND, EBERT T., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1847; po Sterlingville
SHARON, JNO, dealer in gen merchandise, b Ireland, s 1821; po Sterlingville
SHARON, LUKE, dealer in gen merchandise, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Sterlingville
STRICKLAND, WM, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po Philadelphia
STRICKLAND, SETH, deceased farmer, b Pennsylvania, s 1807
STRICKLAND, MAHLON, deceased farmer, b Pennsylvania , s 1807
STRICKLAND, MARY, retired, b Massachusetts, s 1814; po Philadelphia
SEAMAN, JAMES, farmer/dairy, b St. Lawrence Co, s 1847; po Philadelphia
SWEET, HENRY H., farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1823; po Sterlingville
STERLING, S. G, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1809; po Sterlingville
SCOUTEN, CORNELIUS, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1840, po Philadelphia
SHORTT, JAS, farmer/dairy, b Ireland, s 1832; po Sterlingville
SHURTLEFF, MILO, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1808; po Philadelphia
SMITH, T. B., farmer/dairy, b Saratoga Co s 1836; po Philadelphia
TUCKER, GEO E. farmer/supervisor, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po
WOOD, SILAS, farmer/dairy, b Saratoga NY, s 1824; po Philadelphia
WAIT, SALLY, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1818, po Philadelphia
WINNER, DANIEL C., farmer/dairy, b Canada, s 1824; po Evans Mills
WILSON, LYMAN, farmer/dairy deceased 1877; born Vermont, s 1806
WILSON, WARREN, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1827; po Evans Mills
WILSON, HENRY, farmer deceased 1873; b Jeff Co, s 1809
WILSON, FRANCIS, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1844; po Philadelphia
WILLSON, JAS, farmer/dairy, b Jeff Co, s 1865; po Philadelphia
WHITNEY, W. M., farmer, b Jeff Co s 1827; po Philadelphia


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