PIONEER SYLVESTER FAMILY



1. IRA SYLVESTER (son of SETH and HANNAH (EDDY) SILVESTER)was born
Peterborough NH 18 Jul 1796.  He served in the War of 1812 with 
31st NY Infantry.  He arrived in the Town of Clayton February 1834 
by ox team and sleigh.  He died in the Town of Clayton 6 Mar 1874 
and is buried in the Clayton Center Cemetery.

He married in Pittsfield VT 4 Aug 1819

LUCY DAVIS, daughter of CHRISTOPHER and MARY (DELANO) DAVIS of
Pittsfield.  She was born about 1796 and died 13 Sep 1875, aged 79.  
She was buried with her husband in the Clayton Center Cemetery.

Children, SYLVESTER:


       2     i      MARY SYLVESTER married PAUL H. SCHOFIELD

       3    ii      DELIA SYLVESTER married (as his fourth wife)
                                HIRAM DEWEY,
                                son of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY

+      4   iii      IRA C. SYLVESTER married ACHSA L. DIXON, daughter of
                                 HANNIBAL and LOIS (GREENLEAF) DIXON

       5    iv      LUCY SYLVESTER married CHARLES P. ROOD

       6     v      MARILLA SYLVESTER married OREN G. MASON

       7    vi      ISAAC EDDY SYLVESTER married 
                                CAROLINE DELILAH "Carrie" FLANSBURGH, 
                                daughter of 
                                PETER and CYNTHIA (HAYES) FLANSBURGH

       8   vii      ADELAIDE SYLVESTER married ROLLIN STANLEY

 
From Child's Gazetteer of Jefferson County and Town of Orleans
Cemetary Inscriptions by Bartlett and Rogers.

4.  IRA C. SYLVESTER, (son of IRA and LUCY (DAVIS) SYLVESTER) was born 
26 Nov 1826 in Pittsfield, VT.  He died 28 Apr 1911, and was buried
in Grove Cemetary in LaFargeville, TWP Orleans.

He married 6 Oct 1852

ACHSA DIXON, (daughter of HANNIBAL and LOIS (GREENLEAF) DIXON)
who was born 25 Nov 1829.  She died 2 May 1911, and was buried
with her husband in Grove Cemetary.

Children, SYLVESTER:

     8   i     WILLIAM D. SYLVESTER

     9  ii     NELLIE M. SYLVESTER married FRED H. PATTERSON

   10  iii     CHARLES L. SYLVESTER married ALICE S. BABCOCK

   11   iv     GEORGE ELWIN SYLVESTER married MINNIE E. VINCENT




For further information, contact:
Anthony I. Sylvester

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Nancy Dixon

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