JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


Children of 1st known ancestors, COOLEY WELLER born c 1759 and ABIGAIL (---) b c1767, children all born in Canada

+   2        i      ELIJAH WELLER

    3        ii      OBIDIAH WELLER

    4        iii      HIRAM WELLER

    5        iv      BENJAMIN WELLER

    6        v      THOMAS WELLER

    7        vi      LUCINDA WELLER

    8        vii      ABIGAIL WELLER

Also living with Cooley Weller in 1804 was SARAH WELLER who was born 1730.

COOLEY, HIRAM, BENJAMIN and THOMAS moved to Livingston County, MI; ABIGAIL, E., G., HIRAM, LENNA, and O. WELLER are listed as burials in the Gilkes Cemetery in Livingston Co., MI. (no stones?) Land entries in Putnam Township, Livingston Co. and year of settlement: THOMAS WELLER 1836; HIRAM WELLER Weller 1835; ANTHA WELLER 1836; BENJAMIN WELLER 1834.

From the History of Livingston Co: “Freeman Webb from Jefferson Co., NY, purchased his first land in Putnam in 1835; in the spring of 1837 he moved to his farm in Putnam. ...COOLEY and HIRAM WELLER lived in the same neighborhood...”

Sources: Larry Williams; Marg Hunter; Peter Rogers; Canadian Archives; Reid's Sons and Daughters; VIR Canada, NY; tombstone records of Canada and NY; Dutch Reformed Church records; Canadian and NY census records

ELIJAH WELLER PIONEER FAMILY
OF JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


2. ELIJAH WELLER was the son of COOLEY WELLER and ABIGAIL (---)

ELIJAH was born about 1784 and died in Alexandria Bay, NY. 

He married

MAHALA McCUE

Children of ELIJAH WELLER and MAHALA McCUE:

+    9        i      ABRAM WELLER b Rutland, NY about 1815, m MARTHA STORES, b 1820.

+    10        ii      SARAH ANN WELLER b 1823 m JOSEPH NORTHUP

9. ABRAM WELLER, son of ELIJAH WELLER and MAHALA McCUE was born at Rutland, NY about 1815.

He married MARTHA STORES, b 1820.

Children of ABRAM WELLER and MARTHA STORES:

    11        i      WILLIAM T. WELLER, b Sep 1837

    12        ii      AMOS WELLER, b c1841 in Canada

+    13      iii      THURSA ANN WELLER

+    14        iv      GEORGE W. WELLER

+    15        v      WILSON WELLER

    16       vi        MARGETTE WELLER b 1850 Canada

    17      vii      ABRAHAM WELLER b 1 April 1851 Alexandria Bay died 1887; buried Walton St. Cemetery; married CATHERINE MANNING b 1 Sept 1858 died 20 Feb 1889


10. SARAH ANN WELLER, daughter of ELIJAH WELLER and MAHALA McCUE was born 1823 in Canada and died 23 May 1854 in St. Lawrence Co., NY but was buried in Alexandria Bay, NY.

She married JOSEPH NORTHUP who was born c1823 and died Dec. 1881 at 58 years, son of Daniel and Martha Northup., a carpenter by occupation. In the 1850 census of Alexandria Bay, her father, Elijah, is living in her household. Joseph Northup married (2)Catherine Richardson (1833-1880).

Children of SARAH ANN WELLER and JOSEPH NORTHUP:

    18      i      ADELAIDE NORTHUP b c1847

    19      ii      JOSEPHINE NORTHUP (1851-1919) m DANIEL COSGROVE (1851-1919)

    20      iii      JOSEPH b 15 Mar1854 and died 21 Oct 1929 in Alexandria Bay, NY. At his mother's death, soon after his birth, he was adopted by an aunt and uncle in Alexandria Bay. The aunt and uncle were Cyrene Hoover Northup (1824-1898) and Taylor Northup (1825-1896)

    11. WILLIAM T. WELLER son of ABRAM WELLER and MARTHA STORES was born Sep 1837 and died 22 Dec. 1888 at 61 years 3 months. He was buried in Walton St. Cemetery.

On 18 March 1860 he married

AMELIA MAE HOADLEY, the daughter of JOHN and PHILENA HOADLEY. She was born 1847 and died 1905 at 79 years.

Children of WILLIAM T. WELLER and AMELIA M. HOADLEY:

    +   21         i     CHARLES F. WELLER b 10 April 1861, d 5 Feb 1909; m ELIZABETH GORMAN


13. THURSA ANN WELLER, daughter of ABRAM WELLER and MARTHA STORES was born c1843.

She married 19 Dec 1857

JOHN HOADLEY who was born 19 Nov 1837 and died 18 Feb 1925, son of John D. Hoadley and Philena Comstock.

Children of THURSA ANN WELLER and JOHN HOADLEY:

  22         i     CHARLES HOADLEY

  23        ii      JOHN HOADLEY

    24        iii      daughter married FRANK LEE

  25          iv      daughter married ABNER SWAN

JOHN HOADLEY married (2) FARRA HOADLEY; their son was:     26        v      JOHN LEE HOADLEY b 1895 d 1964; m MARGARET M. VINKLE (1886-1981) 14. GEORGE W. WELLER, son of ABRAM WELLER and MARTHA STORES was born 1846 in Canada. He married MARGARET SHEPARD of Alexandria Bay, NY. Children of GEORGE W. WELLER and MARGARET SHEPARD:   27         i     MARY M. WELLER

  28         i     WALTER WELLER

15. WILSON W. WELLER, son of ABRAM WELLER and MARTHA STORES was born 1849 in Canada. He married ABBIE (---) Child of WILSON W. WELLER and ABBIE (---):   29         i     HIRAM WELLER d 17 April 1881; buried Walton St. Cem., Alexandria Bay

21. CHARLES F. WELLER, son of WILLIAM T. WELLER and AMELIA M. HOADLEY, was born 10 April 1861. He died 5 Feb 1909.

He married 20 Dec 1882

ELIZABETH GORMAN born 19 July 1856 in New Boyne, Ontario, Canada and died 10 June 1941. She was the daughter of WILLIAM GORMAN and ESTHER ROGERS.

Children of CHARLES F. WELLER and ELIZABETH GORMAN:

      30        i      LEWIS ARNOLD WELLER b 18 Dec 1883 died 1927

    31        ii      HAROLD BOOTH WELLER b 29 June 1887

  32          iii      EDITH HOLDEN WELLER b 12 May 1891 Alexandria Bay died Oct 1971; buried Church St. Cem; m 6 Mar 1912 Guy Jacob Zoller; he died 1932

30. LEWIS ARNOLD WELLER, son of CHARLES F. WELLER and ELIZABETH GORMAN was born 18 Dec 1883 died 1927; buried Highland Cem., Alexandria Bay

He married 1904 SUSAN MAY (1885-1961)

Daughter of LEWIS ARNOLD WELLER and SUSAN MAY:

  33        i      NADINE WELLER 1905-1983

31. HAROLD BOOTH WELLER son of CHARLES F. WELLER and ELIZABETH GORMAN was born 29 June 1887 Alexandria Bay. He died 12 Oct 1959 and was buried St. Cyril's Cemetery.

He married on 5 June 1912

ETHEL K. HUNT who was born 1891and died 1968, daughter of CORNELIUS H. HUNT and HELEN L. ROOT.

Children of HAROLD BOOTH WELLER and ETHEL K. HUNT:

  34        i      WILLIAM H. WELLER b 22 Aug 1917 in Alexandria Bay; died 25 Feb 1992

  35        i      KATHERINE E. WELLER b 8 Mar 1916 Alexandria Bay; died 1 May 2004 Panama City, FL

    36        i      LILLIAN ELIZABETH WELLER b 29 Dec 1913 Alexandria Bay; married EDWARD J. FULLEM in June 1940, Oneida Co NY; LILLIAN died 2004 Mesa AZ.

    37        i      SALLY MARIE WELLER b 31 Aug 1925 Watertown, NY; m WILLIAM DAVID WILLIAMS on 26 Jul 1947 Rome, Oneida Co NY. Died 18 Mar 2004 Clinton, Oneida Co.

  38        i      EDITH HOLDEN b 12 May 1891 Alexandria Bay died Oct 1971; buried Church St. Cem; she married 6 Mar 1912 GUY JACOB ZOLLER; he died 1932


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