JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF WATERTOWN


DURANT AND PEIRCE in 1878:
Contributors for the Town of Watertown 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 Watertown, 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."


BRINTNALL,  JAMES,  JR,  farmer/dairy,  Arsenal,  b NY,  s 1825; po Watertown

BRYANT,  THOMAS,  farmer/dairy,  Coffeon,  b NY,  s 1815; po Watertown

BARNUM,  SQUIRE,  farmer,  b NY,  s 1830; po Watertown

BALL,  JNO. B.,  farmer/dairy,  Off. Cotham,  b NY s 1838; po Watertown

BARBOUR,  HENRY S.,  farmer/contractor/builder,  Arsenal,  b NY s 1831; po Watertown

COLLINS,  C. W.,  farmer/dairy/ Miles Hill,  b NY,  s 1852; po Watertown

COLLINS,  P.,  farmer retired,  b NY,  s 1820; po Watertown

EVERETT,  AUSTIN,  Arsenal,  b Connecticut,  s 18__; po Watertown

FISK,  IRA,  farmer,  b NY,  s 1828; po Watertown

GOTHAM,  JENERY T.,  mechanic,  State,  b NY,  s 1813; po Watertown

GIFFORD,  BURT W.,  town clerk,  b NY,  s 1817; po Watertown

GRAY,  JNO C.,  ice dealer,  Huntington,  b NY,  s 1834; po Watertown

GRAVES,  ORIN A.,  farmer/stock grower,  b NY s 1818; po Watertown

GRAVES,  BYRON W.,  farmer/stock grower,  b NY,  s 1845; po Watertown

GRAGG,  AUBRY H.,  farmer/dairy/just peace elec 1877,  S. Road,  b NY,  s 1835; po Watertown

GRAGG,  DAVID,  farmer/dairy,  S. Road,  b NY,  s 1808; po Watertown

GIBBS,  ALVIN,  farmer/carpenter,  Beaver Meadow,  b NY,  s 1819; po Watertown

GIBBS,  BENJ. F.,  farmer,  Beaver Meadow,  b NY,  s 1826; po Watertown

HAYES,  ALBERT,  farmer/dairy,  Wilson Hill,  b Vermont,  s 1819; po Watertown

HORR,  ALBERT,  farmer/dairy,  Arsenal,  b NY s 1818; po Watertown

HORR,  OLIVER,  dec'd farmer,  Arsenal,  born Vermont,  s 1808

HILL,  E. A.,  farmer,  State,  b NY,  s 1864; po Watertown

HAMMAND,  WM.,  farmer,  Dry Hill,  b NY,  s 1822; po Watertown

HAMMOND,  THOS. C.,  farmer/dairy,  Dry Hill,  b NY,  s 1839; po Watertown

HART,  A. W.,  farmer,  Beaver Meadow,  b NY,  s 1806; po Watertown

HART,  V. W.,  farmer/comm highways,  Beaver Meadow,  b NY,  s 1833; po Watertown

IVES,  JOTHAM,  farmer dec'd,  b Connecticut,  s 1801

IVES,  GARRETT,  farmer/stock grower,  b NY,  s 1806; po Watertown

IVES,  LEWIS G.,  farmer/stock grower,  b NY,  s 1847; po Watertown

IVES,  JOEL,  farmer/stock grower,  b Connecticut,  s 1806; po Watertown

IVES,  JAMES,  farmer/stock grower,  b NY,  s 1848; po Watertown

KNIGHT,  C. T.,  farmer dec'd,  b NY,  s 1848; po Watertown

KNIGHT,  EBENEZER,  farmer dec'd,  1860,  Dry Hill,  b NY s 1828

LAWTON,  A. J.,  farmer/carpenter/joiner,  Miles Hill,  b NY s 1833; po Watertown

LOSEE,  G.,  farmer/dairy,  Miles Hill b NY,  s 1808; po Watertown

LOSEE,  C. V.,  farmer/dairy,  Miles Hill,  b NY,  s 1822; po Watertown

LOSEE,  JULIA,  farmer/dairy dec'd 1845,  Miles Hill b NY,  s 1806

MATHER,  ASAPH,  dec'd farmer,  Arsenal,  b NY,  s 1811

MATHER,  BRAYTON G.,  farmer/dairy,  Arsenal,  b NY,  s 1839; po Watertown

MORSE,  SAMUEL D,  farmer ret'd,  Dry Hill,  born New Hampshire,  s 1831; po Watertown

MORSE,  C. D.,  farmer/dairy,  Dry Hill b NY,  s 1837; po Watertown

MANTLE,  EDMUNDS,  dec'd farmer 1875,  Ridge Road,  b Connecticut,  s 1808

MANTLE,  WM.,  H.,  farmer,  Ridge Rd,  b NY,  s 1823; po Watertown

OSBORN,  LUMAN,  farmer/dairy,  Wilson Hill,  born Nova Scotia,  s 1834; po Watertown

PARKER,  JEREMIAH,  farmer/dairy dec'd 1872,  Wilson Hill,  b NY s 1814

PARKER,  FRANKLIN M.,  farmer/dairy,  Wilson Hill,  b NY,  s 1842; po Watertown

PARKER,  THOMAS C,  prop cheese factory/farmer/dairy,  Wilson Hill,  b NY,  s 1847; po Watertown

PITCHER,  G. P.,  farmer/dairy,  Dry Hill,  b NY,  s 1822; po Watertown

PARKER,  JAMES,  farmer/dairy,  Coffeen,  b NY,  s 1806; po Watertown

PARKER,  HENRY W.,  farmer/dairy,  Coffeen,  b NY,  s 1822; po Watertown

PARKER,  MRS,  ALEX.,  Coffeen,  b Vermont,  s 1800; po Watertown

PARKER,  JAMES A.,  farmer/hop grower,  Coffeen,  b NY,  s 1830,  po Watertown

PATTERSON,  CYRUS S.,  farmer/gardener,  Coffeen,  b NY,  s 1832; po Watertown

PHIPPEN,  CHESTER,  farmer,  Arsenal,  b Vermont,  s 1809; po Watertown

PAYNE,  E. S.,  harness maker b NY,  s 1845; po Watertown

PHELPS,  MRS. SAMUEL,  State,  b NY,  s 1832; po Watertown

PRIOR,  CHAUNCEY,  dec'd farmer 1872,  Ridge Rd,  b Connecticut,  s 1800

PRIOR,  MARTHA A.,  Ridge Rd,  b NY,  s 1831; po Watertown

RICE,  MARENS,  dec'd farmer 1871,  Rome,  State,  b NY,  s 1809

RICE,  H. C.,  farmer/dairy,  Rome,  State,  b NY,  s 1852; po Watertown

RICE,  REV. L.,  Univ. Clergyman,  b NY,  s 1843; po Watertown

REED,  JULIA A.,  State,  b NY,  s 1826; po Watertown

RICHARDSON,  CHARLES,  supervisor,  b NY,  s 1817; po Watertown

SKEELS,  WINES H.,  farmer/dairy,  Sandry Creek,  b NY,  s 1821; po Watertown

SKEELS,  WINES R.,  farmer/dairy,  Sandy Creek,  b NY,  s 1821; po Watertown

SMILEY,  FRANCES,  dec'd farmer,  Arnsenal,  b Connecticut,  s 18__; po Watertown

SMILEY,  VELONA W.,  farmer,  Arsenal,  b NY,  s 1823; po Watertown

STEARNS,  J.,  Jr.,  farmer/clerk B supervisors,  1873-77,  Co. Clerk 1863-1871,  b NY,  s 1828; po Watertown

SATCHWELL,  DAVID,  farmer/gardener,  Coffeen,  b NY,  s 1836; po Watertown

SMITH,  MARTIN M,  farmer/hop grower,  Arsenal,  b NY,  s 1865; po Watertown

SNELL,  SYLVESTER,  farmer/Gardener,  b NY s 1837,  po Watertown

SNELL,  MRS. MARY A.,  farmer,  b NY,  s 1837; po Watertown

SIKES,  N. E.,  farmer,  State,  b NY,  s 1805; po E. Watertown

SIGOURNEY,  A. P.,  farmer,  b NY,  s 1810; po Watertown

SAWYER,  JOSEPH,  dec'd farmer,  b Vermont,  s 1801

SAWYER,  L. T.,  farmer/dairy,  b NY,  s 1824; po Watertown

SIMMONS,  C. S.,  farmer/dairy,  Dry Hill,  b Connecticut,  s 1805; po Watertown

TALCOTT,  NATHAN,  farmer,  Arnsenal,  b Connecticut,  s 1803; po Watertown

TALLETT,  GEO,  H.,  Gardener,  fruits-vegs,  Coffeen,  b NY,  s 1867; po Watertown

THOMAS,  V. O.,  farmer,  b NY,  s 1824; po E. Watertown

TAYLOR,  D.D.,  farmer/dairy,  Gotham,  b NY,  s 1856; po Watertown

TAYLOR,  RICHARD,  farmer/dairy dec'd,  Gotham,  b NY,  s 1835

TAYLOR,  GEO A.,  farmer/dairy,  Gotham,  b NY,  s 1835; po Watertown

TOLMAN,  S. B.,  farmer/dairy,  Sandy Creek,  b NY,  s 1828; po Watertown

TOLMAN,  EBENEZER,  dec'd farmer in 1875,  Sandy Creek b NY,  s 1813; po Watertown

TOLMAN,  AUGUSTUS,  farmer/dairy,  Sandy Creek,  b NY,  s 1818

TOLMAN,  WILLIAM,  farmer/dairy,  Sandry Creek,  b New Hampshire,  s 1817; po Watertown

TOLMAN,  W. O.,  farmer/dairy,  Sandry Creek,  b NY,  s 1837; po Watertown

WILCOX,  A. R.,  farmer,  Brownville Rd,  b Jeff Co,  s 1839; po Brownville

WHITE,  JAY,  farmer/dairy,  Ridge Rd,  b NY,  s 1843; po Brownville

WOODRUFF,  C. T.,  mfg of Brick,  Huntington,  b NY,  s 1814; po Watertown

WOODRUFF,  J. C. mfg of Brick,  Huntington,  b NY,  s 1852; po Watertown

WHITNEY,  E. D.,  mfg brick,  Huntington,  b NY,  s 1822; po Watertown

WILSON,  SAMUEL,  farmer,  b NY,  s 1811; po E. Watertown

WILDER,  ABEL,  farmer dec'd 1867; Sheldon Corner,  b Massachusetts,  s 1858

WILDER,  GEO J,  farmer/dairy,  Shelden Corner,  b Massachusetts,  s 1855; po Watertown

YALE,  HARRIS,  retired farmer,  Coffeen,  born Vermont,  s 1849; po Watertown


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