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.
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.
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
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