JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF PHILADELPHIA


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the Philadelphia section of their history of Jefferson Co., NY


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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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