JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK

TOWN OF WILNA


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


ADAMS, H. H., broker, b NY, s 1819; po Carthage
BROWN, R. R., merchant/notary public, b NY, s 1822; po Carthage
BRANAUGH, SAML, tanner, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1870; po Carthage
BURNS, LUKE, farmer/dairy, Carthage, b NY s 1831; po Carthage
BARR, WESLEY, real estate/insurance agent, Carthage, b NY, s 1836; po Carthage
BECKER, BARTON, farmer/dairy, Carthage, b NY, s 1836; po Sterlingville
BREWSTER, JOSEPH L., farmer, Carthage, b NY, s 1845; po Antwerp
COUGHLIN, JERE, Associate E., Carthage Republican, Carthage, b Canada, s 1865; po Carthage
CHASE, L. G., Ed & prop. Carthage Republican, Carthage, b NY, s 1876; po Carthage
COBURN, MRS. W. M., retired, Carthage, b NY, s 1839; po Carthage
CATHELL, REV. J. EVERIST, pastor Grace Ch, Carthage, b NY, s 1876; po Carthage
CLARK, JNO W., dealer in ready-made/custom-made clothing and gents furnishing goods, Carthage, b NY, s 1865; po Carthage
CLEARWATER, DANL, farmer/dairy, Carthage, b NY, s 1841; po Carthage
COLLINS, P., farmer, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1827; po Carthage
COPP, J. H., physician/surgeon, Carthage, b NY, s 1863; po Natural Bridge
CARTER, W. B., farmer, b NY, s 1845; po N. Wilna
CROWNER, STATES, farmer, b NY, s 1829; po Carthage
COWAN, HERMAN, farmer, b NY, s 1819; po Carthage
CANFIELD, WILLIAM, farmer, b NY, s 1836; po N. Wilna
CHADWICK J. H., farmer, b NY, s 1841; po Wilna
CRIMPS, PETER, farmer, b NY, s 1827; po Natural Bridge
CUMMINS, RICHARD JR, blacksmith, b St. Lawrence Co NY, s 1842; po Carthage
CARPENTER, W., insurance agent, b Herkimer Co NY, s 1862; po Sterlingville
DAVIS, GEO, boating/carpentering, b Jeff Co, s 1833; po Carthage
DODGE, LORISTON, farmer/dairy, b Connecticut, s 1839; po Sterlingville
DERBY, HARLEY, farmer/dairy, b Vermont, s 1828; po Sterlingville
DAWLY, J. H., farmer/dairy, b NY, s 1824; po North W. P. O.
DE LA FLEUR, M. E., retired, Carthage, b NY, s 1844; po Carthage
FRANCIS, C. E., merchant, 53 State St, Carthage, b NY, s 1836; po Carthage
FULTON, JOHN C., attorney, Carthage, b NY, s 1844; po Carthage
FEDIGAN, REV. J. J., pastor, St. James Ch, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1874; po Carthage
FLEDENBURG, GEO C. propr Hatch House, Carthage, b NY, s 1841; po Carthage
FITZSIMONS, A. , farmer, b NY, s 1847; po Carthage
FARGO, LEWIS, propr of hotel, farmer/dairy, b NY, s 1826; po Wilna
FULTON, SIMEON, farmer, b Vermont, s 1810; po Carthage
FOLEY, PETER, farmer, b Ireland, s 1832; po Carthage
FARLEY, JAMES T., farmer, b NY, s 1845; po Carthage
FULTON E. F., farmer, b NY, s 1823; po Carthage
FRASIER, MARY, farmer, b Massachusetts, s 1836; po Carthage
GILBERT, GEORGE, attorney, Carthage, b NY, s 1854; po Carthage
GALLAGHER, RICHARD, mfg and dealer in furniture, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1817; po Carthage
GOODALE, L. J., land agent, Carthage, b NY, s 1816; po Carthage
GRAHAM, DAVID, farmer, b England, s 1819; po Wilna
GRAHAM, MARY A., farmer, b NY, s 1815; po Wilna
GRAHAM, JAMES C., farmer, b NY, s 1832, po Wilna
GATES, JULIUS K., sawyer, b NY, s 1836; po Carthage
GATES, MRS. DOLLY, farming/saw mill, b NY, s 1856; po Carthage
GATES, CRUISON, farmer, b NY, s 1830; po Carthage
GALVIN, JAMES, stock dealer, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1835; po Carthage
GREEN, ALBERT R., wagon/carriage mfg, Carthage, b Rensselaer Co NY, s 1837; po Carthage
HICKEY, JAMES, farmer/dairy, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1819; po Carthage
HASTINGS, JOSEPH, farmer, Carthage, b NY s 1817; po Wilna
HANSON, NATH, farmer/dairy, Carthage, b NY, s 1837; po Sterlingville
HATCH, MRS. S.E. Propr Levis House, Carthage, b NY, s 1837; po Carthage
HOLCOMB, O, retired, Carthage, b NY, s 1815; po Carthage
HUBBARD, H., retired, Champion, b NY, s 1802; po Carthage
HUBBARD, GEO W., farmer, b NY, s 1815; po North Wilna
HOOKER, MRS. P. M., retired, Carthage, b NY, s 1836; po Carthage
JOHNSON, F. B., farmer, b NY, s 1837; po Carthage
HENDRICKSON, S. C., farmer, b Long Island NY, s 1850; po North Wilna
KILBY, A. E., attorney, b Long Island NY, s 1846; po N Wilna
KEYES, SAMUEL, farmer, b Long Island, s 1820; po N Wilna
LEVIS O. S., retired, b NY, s 1835; po N. Wilna
LOOMIS, C. H., merchant, b NY, s 1853; po N. Wilna
LOOMIS, MANLY, mfg, carriages/wagons,etc, b NY, s 1817; po N. Wilna
LOOMIS, EBER, farmer, b NY, s 1816; po Sterlingville
LANPHEARE, H. K, farmer, b NY, s 1830; po Carthage
LANPHEARE, FANNY, farmer, b Massachusetts, s 1836; po Carthage
MCCOY, JOHN F., tanner, Carthage, b Pennsylvania, s 1876; po Carthage
MYERS, E. H., banker, Carthage, b NY, s 1852; po Carthage
MILLER, J. H., physician/surgeon, Carthage, b NY, s 18__; po Carthage
MERRILL, E. M., druggist, Carthage, b NY, s 1830; po Carthage
MASON, M. P. mfg. Maproller Feather Dusters, Carthage, b NY, s 1857; po Carthage
MAIN, THOS. F., farmer/dairy, b NY, s 1823; po N. Wilna
MAIN, PARISH, farmer/dairy, b NY, s 1841; po N Wilna
NORTON, J. L., merchant, Carthage, b NY, s 1866; po Carthage
NIE, WARREN, farmer, b NY, s 1824; po Carthage
NUTTING, LOUISA D., farmer, b NY, s 1820; po Natural Bridge
NUTTING, MARIA, farmer, b Vermont, s 1820; po Natural Bridge
O'NEIL, MICHAEL, wagon/carriage mfg, b E. Troy NY, s 1876; po Carthage
PENNIMAN, GUY, farmer, b E. Troy, s 1851; po Wilna
PIERCE, CHARLES, farmer, b E. Troy, s 1824; po Carthage
POOL, DAVID, farmer, b E. Troy, s 1821; po Natural Bridge
PENNINGTON A. O., farmer, b E. Troy, s 1846; po Antwerp
PEDEN, JAS T., physician/surgeon, b NY City, s 1858; po Carthage
RUGG, MARTIN, retired Carthage, b NY City, s 1828; po Carthage
RILEY, PATRICK, farmer, b Ireland, s 1824; po N Wilna
STEWART, A. Y., merchant, Carthage, b NY, s 1823; po Carthage
SMITH, MRS. H. B., milliner, Carthage, b Massachusetts, s 1841; po Carthage
STANARD, LA FAYETTE G, farmer, b NY, s 1824; po Carthage
STANARD, GEO W., farmer, b NY, s 1829; po Carthage
SARVAY, MRS. PHILA, farmer, b NY, s 1822; po Carthage
SYMONS, F. O., farmer, b Vermont, s 1836; po N. Wilna
SMITH, ALONZO, farmer, b NY, s 1824; po Carthage
SCHROER, F. A., farmer/blacksmith, b Prussia, s 1855; po Wilna
TOOLEY, BROOKS, farmer, b Vermont, s 1828; po N. Wilna
WARD, JAMES, retired, Carthage, b NY, s 1804; po Carthage
WILLIS, J. E. postmaster, Carthage, b NY, s 1830; po Carthage
WOOD, JOHN B., merchant, Carthage, b NY, s 1871; po Carthage
WARD, F. B., dealer in lumber, Carthage, b NY, s 1838; po Carthage
WELCH, PETER, farmer, Carthage, b Ireland, s 1819; po Carthage
WELCH, H. J., attorney, b NY, s 1863; po Carthage
WOOD, SIMSON, cooper, b NY, s 1812; po N. Wilna
WOOD, JONATHAN, retired, b New Hampshire, s 1833; po N Wilna
WHITE, MARY, farmer, b NY, s 1839; po Wilna
WOOD, REV J. A., farmer, b NY, s 1847; po N. Wilna


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