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This Month's Features


December 2021

Estates

Estates of soldiers who served in the War of 1812 and were deceased by October 9, 1815; the acceptance of their wage claims and bounty lands were included in each estate mentioned as well as the Regiments in which they served.

  1. Francis Ledman, 9 October 1815
  2. Jonathan Mills, 9 October 1815
  3. Jonathan Ring, 9 Octobert 1815
  4. Jeremiah L. Bryant, 9 October 1815
  5. William Annis, 9 October 1815
  6. Solomon Meserve, 9 October 1815
  7. Thomas Levitt, 9 October 1815
  8. David Putney, 9 October 1815
  9. Richard Marriam, 9 October 1815
  10. John Bickford, 9 October 1815
  11. William Merserve, 9 October 1815
  12. Samuel L. Palmer, 9 October 1815
  13. Henry Goodnough, 9 October 1815
  14. Lodwick Phillips, 9 October 1815
  15. Dominius Hogsden, 9 October 1815
  16. Jacob Allen, 9 October 1815
  17. Francis Bowman, 9 October 1815
  18. Markus De Hewett, 9 October 1815

November 2021

October, November & December Watertown Re-Union added to Vitals

Wills

  1. Darius Worden, 9 January 1867
  2. Ezra Worden, 28 January 1881
  3. Rachel Worden, 9 June 1896
  4. Martha J. Andrews, 4 January 1921
  5. Anthony Watson, 22 June 1842

Errata added September 1885

Deeds for Signourney & Littlefield added to Deeds page

Glass Road Cemetery burials added

Wills

  1. Hiram Tousley, 9 March 1862
  2. Clarissa C. Towsley, 10 March 1859
  3. Gideon T. Tousley, 11 June 1889
  4. James R. Tousley, 16 April 1883

Addendum addded to Reuben Tousley Bio

Strough Family in Jefferson County, added to People

Pioneer Henry Lewis Family updated

1805-1885 Deeds with Grantor Surname beginning with "ALL"

Wills

  1. Abner H. Anable, 17 December 1892
  2. Martha J. Andrews, 4 January 1921
  3. William W. Angel, 3 May 1889
  4. Fred Angerer, 7 February 1922
  5. William Annand, 17 July 1890
  6. Bridget C. Anthony, 27 October 1921
  7. Mary Jane Arnold, 3 January 1922
  8. Patrick Hart, 31 July 1865
  9. George B. Hart, 20 February 1884

Clerks of Jefferson County Roster

Photo of a plaque honoring Town of Orleans Supervisors, with dates they served.

Wills

  1. George P. Ashbocker, 27 September 1923
  2. Eugene S. Ashcraft, 16 February 1923
  3. Emma J. Augsbury, 28 May 1925
  4. Charles A. Austin, 23 December 1924
  5. Charles C. Austin, 21 February 1923
  6. Gardner Avery, 6 May 1925

October 2021

John Monk Family of Theresa added to People

Estates of Soldiers who served in the War of 1812 and were deceased by October 9, 1815

Estates

  1. Samuel Alverson, 5 November 1917
  2. Carrie Amard, 11 June 1923
  3. Gordon Harold Andress, 16 August 1939
  4. Robert F. Andress, 27 October 1923
  5. Horatio N. Anthony, 14 April 1893

Watertown Herald Vitals for July-September 1889 added

Wills

  1. Reuben Allen, 21 June 1861
  2. Seth Allen, 21 June 1847
  3. Stephen Allen, 26 March 1870
  4. William Allen, 8 January 1873
  5. Fannie E. Alverson, 12 January 1923

1855 County Census: Towns of Lorraine and Theresa: Persons of Color

Wills

  1. Ebeneser Allen, 8 July 1825
  2. Ethan Allen, 30 September 1826
  3. Henry Allen, 10 January 1865
  4. James Allen, 14 September 1835
  5. James Allen, 27 June 1853

Preserved Gardner Family added to People

December added to Jurors 1885

Wills

  1. Mary E. Ackerman, 21September 1924
  2. William R. Ackerman, 21 December 1922
  3. George B. Akins, 5 May 1923
  4. Abraham Allen, 19 August 1829
  5. Benjamin Allen, 11 May 1816

Reuben and Tousley Families added to People

August 1885 added to Watertown Re-Union Errata


September 2021

Biography of Van Camp and Calkins Families added to People Page


Asa E Hart Biography added to People

Wills

  1. John K. Adams, 3 November 1862
  2. Lucy Adams, 26 May 1883
  3. Robert Adams, 28 March 1922
  4. Hannah M. Allen, 1 August 1921

July 2021

Added July to 1885 Errata

Wills

  1. Minnie Ackerman, 31 December 1921
  2. Daniel Adams, 18 March 1871
  3. Delia A. Adams, 29 January 1891
  4. George C. Adams, 5 February 181
  5. John Adams, 5 September 1888

Grantor names beginning with Ale added to Deeds

Jurors for 1885 added October

Wills

  1. John Alexander, 18 February 1876
  2. Henry Clark Alexander,
  3. David M. Alexander, 22 July 1874
  4. Peter H. Armanet, 20 September 1921
  5. Amy Augsbury, 7 July 1921

Watertown Re-Union Vitals added July-September 1889


Peter Lowe Family added to People page


June 2021

Nannette has finished Rev Cheeseman's 1885 Dirary and it is available in PDF or Docx format


September added to Jurors for 1885


June added to Watertown Re-Union Errata for 1885


Watertown Re-Union Vitals for April & May 1889 added


May 2021

Watertown Re-Union Vitals for June 1889 added


Alden-Aldrich added to Deeds


Rev. Edwin Salisbury Cheeseman of Theresa, New York 1883 Diary added to Theresa page

Bio of Stephen Lewis, including Clearwater & Randall added to Biography 13

Wills

  1. Jesse Merwin, 1 September 1862
  2. Louisa Underwood, 18 December 1871
  3. Peter Uphill, 24 June 1893

Roadside sign for Toll Gate-1852 added to Town of Orleans

Watertown Herald BMD for April - June 1889 added


Poor House, aka Jefferson County Home, Cemetery added to Early Inscriptions


April 2021


David Burhans and Lester Carter added to Biographies:13

Wills

  1. David O. Hills, 27 December 1827
  2. Moses Hills, 27 July 1818
  3. Alexander Hines, No Date Given (Early 1800s?)
  4. Corles Hines, 21 June 1813
  5. John Hinman, 26 January 1861
  6. John N. Hinman, 16 May 1851

Moses Merrill Family added to Biographies:13

Wills

  1. James Hewitt, 12 November 1840
  2. Orris Hewitt, April 1857
  3. Samuel Horsford, 6 January 1845
  4. Ashel Hosington, 26 June 1847
  5. Thoms Hall, May 1846

Nehemiah Ball Familly added to Biographies:13

Wills

  1. John G. Helmer, 2 July 1851
  2. Thomas Henderson, 29 December 1839
  3. Alvin Herrick, 3 January 1836
  4. Rufus Herrick, 3 October 1859
  5. Rufus W, Herrick, 23 May 1874

March, April and May 1885 added to Waterown Re-Union Errata

Wills

  1. Edward Herrick, 11 November 1816
  2. Wilkes Herrick, 27 March 1815
  3. Brooks Herington, 9 October 1826
  4. Barnett Hicks, 2 March 1892
  5. Belsa Hickox, 19 October 1864

March 2021


Watertown Herald BMD for Jan-Mar 1889 added


Watertown Re-Union BMD for Jan-Mar 1889 added


Aldrich Families added to People Page


Wills

  1. Calvin Hall, 18 February 1852
  2. Clark Hall, 28 December 1839
  3. Daniel Hall, 2 March 1827
  4. Erastus Hamblin, 26 May 1855
  5. Levi Heald, 29 May 1826
  6. Timothy Heath, 27 June 1814
  7. George Heil, 18 September 1853
  8. John Bernard Held, 5 August 1842
  9. Dr. Hugh Henderson, 13 August 1809
  10. John Henderson, 22h 1859
  11. James Henry, 4 March 1820
  12. Joseph Henry, 15 October 1855

Watertown Re-Union Errata for Jan & Feb 1885 added to Tidbits

Wills

  1. Mary Hawkins, 1852
  2. Samuel Hackett, 10 August 1807
  3. Jesse Hale, 1 July 1809
  4. William Hale, 18 Februry 1822
  5. Asa Hall of LeRay, 10 January 1855

February 2021


Bios of Jonathan Carter, Champion, and George Camp, Sacketts Harbor, added to Biography 13

November and December added to Watertown Herald BMD for 1888


Biography of Darius Worden with VanTassel Jarard, Towsely and Warner relations


Petit Jury List for February 1889

Wills

  1. Ezra Worden, 28 January 1881
  2. Rachel Worden, 19 June 1886
  3. Grace White, 18 January 1889
  4. Maryette White, 3 January 1889
  5. Sally M. Whitney, 13 February 1883
  6. Ezra Wiley, 1 July 1889
  7. John Wiley Jr, 5 May 1884

Watertown Herald vitals for July 1888 added

Linnie Joles Book of Death updated with 1939 deaths

Wills

  1. William D. Schuyer, 15 October 1861
  2. Joseph J. Studley, 25 September 1813
  3. Edward Sturtevant/Styversant, 22 Agust 1827
  4. Ebenezer Sumner, 2 May 1829
  5. Ashbel Symonds, 2 November 1826
  6. William Shippy, 11 January 1842

January 2021


Wills

  1. Jesse Merwin, 1 September 1862
  2. Anna Davis, 8 September 1862
  3. David Perry, 15 September 1862
  4. Amos B. Page, 22 September 1862
  5. Jules R. Payen, 11 August 1862
  6. Stephen R.V. Stewart, 3 October 1862
  7. John Fitzsimmons, 6 October 1862
  8. Huldah Hildreth, 27 October 1862
  9. Isaiah Bailey, 28 October 1862
  10. Henry Bacon, 7 November 1862
  11. William Niles, 1 November 1862
  12. Elijah Fox, 10 November 1862
  13. Jeremiah Lanphear, 8 December 1862
  14. R. Richard Kirk, 8 December 1863

Early Cemetery Inscriptions for Arsenal Street Cemetery finished

Linnie Joles Book of Death added 1938


Wills

  1. Albert Nickles, 14 September 1893
  2. Sarah S. Nims, 5 September 1894
  3. Dominick Noon, 24 June 1893
  4. Melvin L. Northam, 25 May 1895
  5. David Nichols, 18 April 1870
  6. John H. Nichols, 20 June 1883
  7. Norman Nichols, 25 December 1851
  8. Ralph Nichols, 28 October 1846
  9. Joseph Nickles, 22 February 1813
  10. Samuel Nickles, 12 May 1829
  11. William Nichols, 12 August 1816
  12. Samuel M. Niles, 31 March 1860
  13. George W. Nimock, 26 January 1867
  14. Livingston H. Nims, 9 March 1865

Linnie Joles Book of Death added 1937

Wills

  1. Betsey Nash, 21 September 1891
  2. Hiram K. Newcomb, 1 March 1860
  3. Nathaniel Newell, 19 December 1864
  4. Lucinda Newman, 1 September 1845
  5. Abigail Newton, 25 September 1874

Groom names starting with N thru Y added to finish Jeffersonian marriages

Watertown Herald vitals for May and June 1888 added



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