JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF THERESA


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


ALLEN, PRINCE, farmer, wagon maker, Theresa, b Clinton Co NY, s 1823, po Evans Mills
ALLEN, COOK, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Clinton Co NY, s 1831, po Evans Mills
BODMAN, M. B., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Hampshire, MA, s 1821, po Theresa
BRANAUGH, J. W., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Belfast, Ireland, s 1854; po Redwood
BALL, LINCEY, farmer, Theresa, b Newark NJ, s 1807; po Plessis
BALL, CHAUNCY, farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1831; po Plessis
BALL, EGBERT, farmer/cheese mfg, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1832; po Plessis
BEARUP, D., attorney, Pres of B. R. & Morristown RR, Theresa, b Herkimer Co, s 1829, po Theresa
BRITTON, A. N., mfg of chairs & furniture, Theresa, b Massachusetts, s 1843; po Theresa
BULLARD, P. D., retired, Theresa, b Jeff Co s 1819; po Theresa
COE, GEORGE A, DDS, dental surgeon, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1853; po Theresa
CHAPMAN, W. D., jeweler & mfg of fishing tackle & baits, Theresa, b Jeff Co s 1819, po Theresa
COLLIS, JOHN C., mfg woolen goods, Theresa, b Herkimer Co., s 1841; po Theresa
CHURCH, A. prop. American Hotel, Theresa, b Oneida Co NY, s 1830; po Theresa
CORNWELL, M. K., groceries, drugs, medicines, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Theresa
COOPER, JOSEPHINE, farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po Theresa
CORNWELL, G. W., farmer/just peace, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1805; po Theresa
COOPER, J. C., farmer/cheese mfg, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1843; po Theresa
COLE, ALANSON, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Theresa
DICKHOUT, GEO., farmer/dairy/cheese mfg, Theresa, b Germany, s 1850; po Redwood
DOOLITTLE, J. S., farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1805; po Theresa
DRAKE, JEREMIAH V., farmer, Theresa, b Saratoga Co NY, s 1822; po Theresa
DRESSER, WM., undertaker/just peace, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1812; po Theresa
EDDY BROTHERS, dealers in produce and gen merch, Theresa, po Theresa
FISHER, E. V., RR station & express agent, Theresa, b Jeff, s 1829; po Theresa
FISK, CHAS. N. Gen. Hardware dealer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Theresa
GETMAN, E., prop of Getman House, Theresa, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1839; po Theresa
HINMAN, WILLIAM, farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Theresa
HOWE, C. T., farmer/teacher, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1849; po Theresa
HANNAH, LUCINA, phys/surgeon (dec'd), Theresa, b Herkimer Co,
HUNTINGTON, ISAAC L, painting/just peace for 24 yrs, Theresa, b N. Hampshire, s 1820; po Theresa
HUNGERFORD, L. C., farmer/millwright/music teacher, Theresa, b Herkimer Co, s 1817; po Theresa
KELSEY, DR. J. E., physician/surgeon, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1850; po Theresa
KELSEY, GEO, gen. Merchandise, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1843; po Theresa
LAMBIE, W. M., gen merchandise, Theresa, b St. Lawrence Co, s 1870; po Theresa
LAMBIE, J. F., gen merchandise, Theresa, b St. Lawrence Co, s 1870; po Theresa
LATHROP, S. E., farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1841; po Plessis
LA DUE, Chas, farmer/glass blower, Theresa, b Burlington VT, s 1836; po Redwood
MORROW, JASON C, bank cashier, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1837; po Theresa
McALLISTER, J. F., merchant, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1852; po Theresa
OGSBARY, M, farmer (retired), Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1819; po Theresa
OSTRANDTER, ALLEN, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Theresa
PLACE, H., farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co s 1845; po Plessis
PARKER, JOHN, groceries/drugs/medicines/supervisor, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Theresa
PECK, FRANK M., gen. Merchandise, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Theresa
POOL, CHAS, prop flour mill/lumbering, Theressa, b Jeff Co, s 1822; po Theresa
POOL, HENRY, farmer/dairy (dec'd), Theresa, b Herkimer Co, s 1820
POOL, ZALMAN, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co s 1828; po Theresa
ROOF, JOHN C., farmer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1818; po Theresa
RODENHURST, RICHARD, gen. Hardware, Theresa, b England, s 1866; po Theresa
RYTHER, A. G., traveling agent Chicago paint house, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1836; po Theresa
STEPHENSON, E., farmer/carpenter, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1829; po Theresa
STEPHENSON, NORMAN, farmer/carpenter/joiner, Theresa, b Clinton Co, s 1813; po Theresa
SEEBER, WM. H., farmer/dair, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Theresa
STILL, HORATIO, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1810; po Theresa
STRAUGH, P. A., farmer/teacher, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1853; po Theresa
STRATTON, JONATHAN, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Vermont, s 1831; po Evans Mills
SUITS, JOHN, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1850; po Redwood
SWAN, CHESTER, farmer/carpenter, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1807; po Redwood
SHELEY, E. D., mfg doors/sash/blinds/mouldings/brackets/window frames/table slides, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1834; po Theresa
SALISBURY, D. A., groceries & provisions, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1850; po Theresa
SIMONS, R. J., farmer, custom house officer, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1830; po Theresa
SIMONS, CAPT. W. F., farming/sailing, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1825; po Theresa
THOMPSON, JONATHAN, retired, Theresa, b Swanzy NH, s 1820; po Theresa
THRASHER, J. S., farmer/carpenter, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1845; po Theresa
THOMPSON, C. W., attorney, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1846; po Theresa
VANDERBURGH, J. S., gen merchandise/groceries, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1826; po Theresa
WHEELER, P. E., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1828, po Theresa
WILCOX, L., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Cortland Co., NY, s 1819; po Theresa
WOOD, J. H., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Canada, s 1852; po Theresa
WOODRUFF, CHARLES, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1817; po Theresa
WILSON, MRS. P., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1835; po Theresa
WALTER, ELIAS, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1842; po Theresa
WALTER, CORNELIUS, farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1844; po Theresa
WEST, W. L., farmer/dairy, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1820; po Redwood
WHITAKER, W. J., farmer/dealer in eggs/cheese/poultry, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1845; po Plessis
WHITE, H. A., farmer/hardware, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1839; po Redwood
YOST, GEO E., banker, Theresa, b Jeff Co, s 1838; po Theresa
ZELLER, HENRY, farmer/dairy, b Montgomery Co NY, s 1837; po Theresa


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