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


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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