Contributors for the Clayton 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 Clayton, 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."

ANGEL,  JAS. F.,  retired farmer,  b Otsego Co NY s 1817; po Clayton

AMES,  W. W. ,  Ed. Independent,  b Madison Co NY s 1872; po Clayton

ATWOOD,  M. W.,  farmer/ex-inspector Port Clayton,  b Jeff Co,  s 1843; po Clayton

ANGEL,  R. G.,  merchant/ret. Farmer,  b Otsego Co,  s 1832; po Clayton

BARKER,  A. F. ,  banker/ship owner,  b Caledonia Co VT,  s 1837; po Clayton

BAIN,  ALEX.,  dentist,  b Marlborough,  Canada,  s 1868; po Clayton

BROWN,  REV. M. J. pastor of Rom. Cath. Ch,  b Franklin Co NY,  s 1876,  po Clayton

BABCOCK,  JAS,  prop. Chees mfg,  est. 1875,  b Jeff Co NY,  s 1834; po Clayton

BAXTER,  WILLIAM,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1827; po Depauville

BROWN,  LUTHER,  ret. Farmer,  b Hillsborough Co NH,  s 1820; po Stone Mills

BROWN,  SOPHRONIA,  ret. Farmer,  b Crown Point NY,  s 1824; po Stone Mills

BALDWIN,  C. G.,  farmer/teacher,  b Jeff Co s 1851; po Stone Mills

BRIGHAM,  GEORGE & SON,  farmers/vet surgs,  b Otsego Co NY s 1818; po Clayton

BRIGHAM,  GEO & SON, farmers/vet surgs,  b Jefferson Co NY,  s 1833; po Clayton

BARKER,  HENRY S.,  merchant,  b Clayton,  s 1845; po Clayton

COOK,  ASHBEL,  schooner Captain,  b Jeff Co,  s 1816; po Clayton

CARY,  JNO,  died 19 Nov. 1857 in Jeff Co; b Oneida Co NY s 1826

CARY,  MRS. JNO,  ret. Farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1822; po Clayton

COMINS,  WM,  ret. Farmer,  b Jeff Co s 1812; po Clayton

CONSAUL,  WM. H.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s. 1840 po Clayton

CARTER,  JERRY,  farmer,  b Berkshire Co MA,  s 1820; po Depauvile

DORR,  JOHN,  farmer/shoemaker,  b Germina,  NY,  s 1831; po LaFargeville

DORR,  DAVID H.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1856; po LaFargeville

DORR,  PETER,  died 18 April 1865; b Germina,  NY s 1831

DORR,  MARY,  farmer,  b Germina NY s 1836,  po Depauville

DYE,  WARREN A.,  carpenter/farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1834; po Clayton

ESSELSTYN,  R. M.,  ex-collector customs/superv/magistrate; b Jeff Co s 1822; po Clayton

EDDY,  LUTHER,  lumber dealer/farmer/ b Winsor Co VT,  s 1832; po Clayton

EVANS,  F. T.,  attorney,  b Oneida Co NY s 1872; po Clayton

EILAMS,  MRS. E.,  millinery,  b Jeff Co NY s 1847; po Clayton

ELLIOTT,  WILLIAM,  sailor,  b Jeff Co s 1839; po Clayton

EDDY,  AARON,  ret farmer,  b Franklin Co NY,  s 1837; po Clayton

EDWARDS,  O. A. farmer,  b Saratoga Co NY,  s 1827; po Depauville

FRAME,  S. V.,  physician,  b Jeff Co,  s 1841; po Clayton

FRALEY,  JOHN,  farmer,  b Jeff Co s 1843; po Clayton

FOX,  ALFRED,  ret. farmer/Just peace,  s 1832; po Depauville

FOX,  BYRON,  merchant,  b Jeff Co,  s 1840; po Depauville

FRAME,  L. E.,  phys/surgeon,  b Herkimer Co NY,  s 1822; po Depauville

FOX,  MYRON,  died 14 Mar. 1864; born Rome NY s 1823

FOX,  MALVINA,  ret. Farmer,  b Warren NH,  s 1833; po LaFargeville

FRY,  ADAM,  farmer/mechanic retiried,  b Montgomery Co,  NY,  s 1821; po Depauville

FAIRE,  THOS.,  farmer,  b Ireland,  s 1833; po Depauville

GILLETT,  C. E. merchant,  b St. Lawrence co NY s 1871; po Clayton

GLOYD, JAMES D.,  farmer,  b Jericho VT,  s 1822; po Clayton

HUBBARD,  JAS T. propr Hubbard House,  b Jeff Co,  s 1839; po Clayton

HALPIN,  MICHAEL,  capt. And part owner of bark Burnside,  b Limerick Ireland,  s 1858; po Clayton

HUBBARD,  J. B.,  died 16 July 1871; b Jeff Co,  s 1824

HUBBARD,  MRS. J. B.,  retired,  b Orleans Co NY,  s 1827; po Clayton

HUBBARD,  GEO. H.,  prop of Livery/assessor,  b Jeff Co,  s 1842; po Clayton

HAAS,  V. A.,  farmer,  b Jeff Co s 1852; po Depauville

HAAS,  GEO,  farmer,  b Germany s 1836; po Depauville

HALL,  F. V.,  ret farmer,  b Windham VT,  s 1819; po Depauville

JOHNSTON,  S. D.,  prop Walton House,  b Sacket's Harbor,  s 1820; po Clayton

JOHNSON,  JAMES,  product dealer,  b Herkimer Co NY,  s 1836; po Clayton

JOHNSON,  JOHN,  retired b Jeff Co,  s 1816; po Clayton

JOHNSTON,  S. G.,  ship builder,  b Ottawa Canada,  s 1832; po Clayton

KANALEY,  JOHN,  farmer,  b Ireland,  s 1849; po Clayton

LAYARE,  WM,  mfg wagons/carriages,  b Jefferson s 1851; po Clayton

LINNELL,  GEO D.,  farmer b Jefferson Co s 1832; po Clayton

LOWE,  A. D.,  merchant,  firm of Terry & Lowe,  b Jeff Co. s 1850 po Depauville

LOWE,  JNO,  d 27 Sept 1876,  b Lewis Co. s 1821

LOWE,  EUNICE,  farmer b Lewis Co. s 1823; po Stone Mill

LINNELL,  CLARISSA L,  farmer,  b Jeff co.,  s 1819; po Clayton

McKINLEY,  GEO H.,  merchant,  b Jeff Co s 1851; po Clayton

MOUNT,  H.,  harness maker b Jeff co,  s 1843; po Clayton

McCARN,  MICHAEL,  farmer,  b Montgomery co NY s 1834; po Clayton

McCARN,  S. J.,  constable/farmer,  b Jeff Co s 1850; po Clayton

MORSE,  H. E.,  atty,  b Jeff Co s 1831; po Clayton

McCARN,  ELIJAH,  farmer,  b Montgomery Co s 1840; po Clayton

MORGAN,  WM,  ship carpenter/farmer,  b South Wales,  s 1832; po Clayton

McKINLEY,  ARTHUR,  farmer b Ireland s 1842; po Clayton

OTIS,  AMOS,  farmer,  b Oneida Co,  s 1839; po Depauville

OTIS,  L. C.,  farmer/assessor,  b Oneida Co s 1839; po Depauville

OSBORN,  P. A.,  farmer b Oneida co s 1815; po Deapuville

ORMSBY,  SUSAN,  farmer,  b Herkimer Co,  s 1820; po Depauville

POTTER,  AUGUSTIN,  farmer,  b Paris,  France,  s 1831; po Clayton

PUTNAM,  PARLEY,  farmer,  b VT,  s 1819; po Clayton

PATCH,  ALLEN,  farmer,  b Jeff Co s 1846; po Clayton

PARISH,  GILBERT R,  farmer/ship carpenter,  b Jeff,  s 1831; po Clayton

PATCHIO,  L,  K.,  ret. Farmer,  b Columbia Co NY s 1819; po Depauville

PATCHIN,  ALBERT M.,  farmer,  b Jefferson s 1846; po Depauville

PECK,  E. J.,  farmer b Jeff s 1830; po Depauville

REES,  THOS,  lumberman/ship builder,  b S. Wales,  s 1832; po Clayton

REES,  W. H.,  Dept. Col. Of Customs,  b Jeff Co s 1844; po Clayton

REES,  WM,  sailor b S. Wales,  s 1832; po Clayton

REES,  DAVID S,  sailor/farmer,  b S. Wales,  s 1832; po St. Lawrence

REED,  S. D.,  farmer,  b Jeff,  s 1822; po Clayton

RASBACH,  ANTHONY,  grape/seedling grower/grape roots,  b Herkimer Co NY,  s 1856; po Clayton

SMITH,  O. W.,  P. M. since 1859; b Chittenden Co VT,  s 1817; po Clayton

SCOTT,  NORTHROP,  joiner,  b St. Lawrence Co,  s 1852; po Clayton

SOPER,  S.,  farmer,  b Oneida Co NY,  s 1817; po Clayton

SWEETMAN,  HENRY,  boat builder,  b Oneida co NY s 1840; po Clayton

SEBER,  E. J.,  merchant,  miller,  b Jeff Co,  s 1869; po Depauville

SNELL,  GEO F.,  farmer,  b Jeff,  s 1849; po Clayton

SNELL,  CALTHA ANN,  farmer,  retired,  b Jeff Co s 1826; po Clayton

SNELL,  ALBERT G. mfg limburger cheese/farmer,  b Herkimer Co NY,  s 1856; po Clayton

STERNBERG,  R. G.,  farmer/hay dealer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1837; po Depauville

SYLVESTER,  IRA,  farmer,  b Rutland VT,  s 1833; po LaFargeville

THOMSON,  DIANA,  farmer,  b Jeff,  s 1824; po Depauville

VINCENT,  LEONARD,  farmer b Jeff co s 1824; po Depauville

WALT,  M.,  hardware/tinner,  b Jeff Co,  s 1853; po Clayton

WALT,  HENRY,  carpenter/joiner/farmer,  b Jeff Co,  s 1806,  po Clayton

WHITTIER,  DAVID,  farmer,  b Jeff Co s 1821; po Depauville

WHEELER,  MYRON,  farmer,  b Dutchess Co NY,  s 1836; po Depauville

WRIGHT,  M. W.,  farmer,  b Otsego Co NY,  s 1846,  po Depauville

WILSON,  G. T.,  blacksmith/carriage mfg,  b Canada,  s 1864; po Depauville

WRIGHT,  ERASTUS,  carpenter/joiner,  b Herkimer co NY,  s 1834; po Depauville

WINSLOW,  E. M.,  farmer/teacher,  b Jeff Co,  s 1816; po Depauville

WOOLEDGE,  WM. D.,  carriage mfg,  b Rutland VT,  s 1833; po Clayton

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