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Chenango County, New York

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Dolores C. Rutherford Thu Apr 3 05:45:03 2003
I would like to exchange information with anyone working on these family names. All came from Windham Co., VT in the 1790's to very early 1800's.
Dolores in CA


Dottie Thu Apr 3 12:03:24 2003
I would appreciate any information on a Lorenzo D. YOUNG.


Shelley Modrak Fri Apr 4 23:16:34 2003
Seeking information on a Asahel "Asa" MOREY. Possibly born 1775 in Cornwall, Litchfield, CT. Said to have died abt. 1835 in Pitcher, Chenango, NY. Would like to confirm death, burial and other family information.

Spouses: 1. Catharine TAYLOR (PALMER-CHAPMAN); abt. 1798 in CT; son Nathaniel, Jonathan, Asahel, Abigail, Almira. It is believed that they were divorced after 1810.
2. Possibly a Polly UNKNOWN.


Terric7058@aol.com Sat Apr 5 11:29:50 2003
I am looking for information on Mary Ann REYNOLDS married James H McLEAN born February 12, 1834 Town of New Berlin, New York died Oct 1871 Town of New Berlin, New York. I am trying to locate her parents Thanks Terric7058@aol.com


ROBERT M. FILES SR. Sat Apr 5 13:47:51 2003
I am looking for genealogical information on the VANDERWALKER line. My great grandfather was George Washington VANDERWALKER born about 1852. My grandmother Edna VANDERWALKER married Charles FILES. They had a son named Dell Edmund FILES born in 1909 at Sanford, Broome County, New York. The VANDEWALKER family settled in Bennettsville, Chenango County, New York. Could anyone supply information on the family for me.


Amy Sun Apr 6 17:08:12 2003
Looking for any info anyone may have on the BOSWORTH or WESTOVER family out of Chenango County. Mainly Preston, Pharsalia, Plymouth,and MacDonough area. Anna (BOSWORTH) WESTOVER married Claude WESTOVER both from the Chenango Co area. Anna's parents were Fred BOSWORTH and Ida Ann RICHER. Fred was also married to Blanche MONROE. The lived on a small farm in Plymouth.
Please E-Mail any info and thank you in advance


Yvonne Amidon Tue Apr 8 23:05:32 2003
I am looking for information on my g.g.grandmother, Sophronia E. WHITE. New York Census of 1855 stated she was born in Chenango County, New York and she is 55 years of age. She is married to Eber F. PATTERSON. Does anyone have any information on her parents or where in Chenango County, New York she was born?


Rob Gregg Wed Apr 9 18:07:56 2003
I am asking that a quick lookup be made to verify that indeed the surname is LATLIN. I am questioning the spelling of the surname.
The issue of Nathan and Mary (BEMIS) LATLIN, all born Smyrna, Chenango, NY: Sydney 1858, Claire 1860, Judson 1863, Alma 1884.
Thank you for your help.
Rob Gregg


Donna Gurney Thu Apr 10 19:48:32 2003
Looking for descendants of Albert NIEDECK and his father Adam NIEDECK. Both men enlisted for sevice in the civil war from the town of Oxford. Albert enlisted April 1862 in the 74th, part of Gen. Sickle's Brigade. Adam enlisted in July 1862 in the 89th NY Volunteers. Adam was killed at the battle of Antietam, Albert went on to live to the age of 74.


Jim Pearce Sat Apr 12 09:30:06 2003
Looking for information to verify the family relationships of the Thomas QUINLAN (1788-1850) family who appear in the 1830-1850 census for Sherburne/Smyrna, Chenango County, New York. Thomas and his wife Mariah are buried in the Sherburne Quarter Cemetary. Thomas' probable children are Julie (b. abt. 1820) who married Jonathon WILLCOX, Richard J. (b. 1823) who married Lucy ORVIS, Philo (b. abt 1827), and Ellen (b. abt 1836).

Also would like any information on the siblings/children of Richard JACKSON, listed as an early settler in the Chenango/Smyrna area. We think Mariah may be his daughter, as one of Thomas' sons is named Richard Jackson QUINLAN, and after Mariah's death, her youngest daughter is found living with the Golen JACKSON family in Smyrna.
Any help would be appreciated.


Jeffrey Lovejoy Sat Apr 12 18:18:43 2003
I am looking for information on William C. LOVEJOY Sr. He immigrated from England His son was William LOVEJOY born June 28, 1847. Any and all help will be greatly appreciated.


tom benton Tue Apr 15 13:22:43 2003
I am searching for info on James BENTON. Born 1816 in Chenango county, and moved to Michigan abt 1845. I would appreciate any info on him or his parents or siblings. Thank you.


Colleen Conroy Mon Apr 21 15:59:00 2003
Looking for info on Erastus CATLIN, in 1850 Census in Pitcher Township. Died in 1854 and buried in North Pitcher Espiscopal Church Cemetery. Looking for info on children and what became of his wife, Polly Wright CATLIN.


Donna Gurney Tue Apr 22 18:20:20 2003
While in the Chapel Cemetery, Town of Coventry, researching my ancestors I came across one tombstone bearing the names of three children of Joseph and Anna FAIRCHILD who all died within days of each other. Does anyone know what disease swept through the county in mid to late 1851? All the children died in September 1851.
Thanks for your help
Donna Gurney


florence kohn Wed Apr 23 22:12:13 2003
I am trying to verify that my great grandmother Mary Melissa BLACK was actually born in greene township. Her parents were David BLACK N Jane CAMPBELL. She was born July 15, 1852. thank you


Mistie West Thu Apr 24 08:08:26 2003
I am looking for any information on DUNCAN Hertitage. The names I currently have are Truman F. DUNCAN (1854-1939) his son Raymond DUNCAN (dates unknown beleive was born around 1880) and his son Truman Deloss DUNCAN (1907-1990)


Cindy Willmot Mon Apr 28 13:47:38 2003
I am looking for information on AI (Andrew Isaiah) BEARD who lived in Chenango county at least until 1831 when he moved to MI. I know these dates are very early, but any information will be helpful.


George Corbett Wed Apr 30 01:15:55 2003
Could someone please tell me who I would contact to get a birth certificate or a record of birth for someone born in 1840. She was born in Smithville, Chenago County, NY. Thank you!


tricia Wed Apr 30 19:27:28 2003
Riley BUTLER, John BUTLER, Ebenezer BUTLER, Jesse BUTLER families - Seeking any information, please. Thank you.


LAWRENCE V. CHAPMAN Sat May 3 11:43:21 2003
Any information on Floyd and Gladys (HALL) CHAPMAN who lived in the county area 1920 or 1930s would be greatly appreciated as I'm doing a family history. Any relative or friend contact me. any info on relative or friends deceased could use also. Thank you very much.


Karen King Thu May 8 18:43:50 2003
My ancestor, Charles Henry Jones, was born in Norwich, Chenango, NY on 30 Aug. 1836 to John Jones and Maria Mather. We have been unable to trace this line any further back. Any information would be very much appreciated. Thank you, Karen


Kim Gilmore Mon May 12 21:12:49 2003
I am looking for information on Catherine STEERE (nee DODGE) who married Cyrus STEERE in McDonough in 1819. I know that she was born on Block Island in 1797, but can go no further with her line. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


N. Rose Tue May 13 09:12:10 2003
Looking for names of parents of Stephen C. HUCHINS, a carpenter, b. circa 1799,often found with the spelling HUTCHINS on census. He married Martha RICE b. 1795, marriage date unknown, and only daughter was born in 1824. Eight sons followed - William, John, James, Samuel, Edward, Martin, Charles, George. At least one son, James ( also a carpenter) and family resided in Norwich, perhaps more. James' children's names Fred, Frank, Charles on census. We have daughter Ella's name from picture taken in Norwich. Any help would be appreciated.


Michele Ferris Wed May 14 19:56:11 2003
Looking for information on Abram D. FERRIS and his wife Lucy A. COLEMAN, had a son Morrell E. FERRIS. Lucy died 1908, Abram died about 1903.
I would like to know their other children's names, their birth and death info, and their parents' info.


Sue Edwards Fri May 16 22:46:36 2003
I am looking for Eliza WELCH, born in New Berlin 8 July 1813. Her father was Vine WELCH, who died 27 Jan. 1839. She was married to Rufus HARRINGTON, they belonged to the Baptist church in Cooperstown, and they moved to Squaw Grove, Illinois.
Thank you.


Susan Clark Sun May 18 12:21:53 2003
Looking for any information on Alfred CLARK, said to have been born in Chenango County in 1804.


Suzanne Isaksen Mon May 19 15:20:06 2003
I am researching Jesse Lippincott MILLSPAUGH and his wife, Harriet (TEARS) MILLSPAUGH for a house restoration project in Ulster County, New York. Mrs. MILLSPAUGH and her mother Sarah inherited this property, and the house was sold in the early nineteenth century.
I am not sure when the MILLSPAUGHs moved to Norwich; they were living there when the house in Ulster County was sold around 1918.
Any information about this couple would be greatly appreciated.


Rea Trotter Tue May 20 14:01:29 2003
Searching for information about a Mariet O. DIBBLE, age 20, who is living with the Seth JOHNSON family in Guilford, Chenango co., NY in the 1850 census.


Rea Trotter Tue May 20 14:14:24 2003
Am trying to sort out the different DIBBLE family groups in Chenango county.

1. Charles DIBBLE (b. abt. 1816/1817); mar. Lovina (b. abt. 1822 in Cortland county, NY); children: Mary (b. abt. 1842/43, m. Hosmer O. Daniels, d. Toledo, OH); Bertha (b. Feb. 1841); Sarah E. (b. Feb. 1848); Amelia A. (b. abt. 1840); Charles H. (b. 1845- d. 1900).

2. Roderick R. DIBBLE, wife Diana DIBBLE (c. Oct. 2, 1856; bur. Cortland co., NY); dau. Margaret E. , b. Oct. 21, 1849. Family lived in Greene, Chenango co., NY.


Toni Argento Wed May 21 08:21:27 2003
I am searching for any WYLIE's from this county. I am a descendant of James WYLIE and his wife Sarah. This has been a long and hard search. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you, Toni


Beth Humphrey Wed May 21 23:30:41 2003
Clark VAN DUSEN b. 1890 Sherburne, Chenango Co., NY. Parents born Germany, so states the 1930 census.
Elizabeth FLEMMING b. 1902/3 New York, Mother's name was Lena FLEMMING, presume that is her married name. Lena also had Hazel E. b.1906 and Louisa B. b. 1897, all seem to be born in Sherburne, by the 1920 census of that area. Louisa married Harry R. ARNOLD and had James H., and Winifred M. ARNOLD and was living with her widowed mother, Lena.

In 1923 Clark and Elizabeth had their only child in Sherburne. Unknown when they moved moved to Rome, New York.
Any help would be appreicated. Thanks, Beth.....


Charlyne Lynk Fri May 23 05:08:31 2003
I am looking for information of Timothy CULVER and Fanny BEEBE. I have newspaper article stating they came together in Chenango Co. When they left in 1797 they had a son with them., who was 3 at the time. Looking for information on them or members of their families.
Thanks in advance, Charlyne Lynk


Maria Johnson Fri May 23 23:44:17 2003
If anyone has access to Page 141 of the 1840 Lincklaen census for Anna DAVIS, I'd sure like to know what's there.


Sharon Burke Tue May 27 20:47:34 2003
Seeking info on Charles Edward SHELDON, also called Edward SHELDON, b. 9 Nov 1831, supposedly in Guilford, NY. Possibe son of William SHELDON b. 1806, supposedly Guilford, and grandson of Luke SHELDON 1779 Smithfield, RI - 1851 Guilford.


Carole Tucker Mon Jun 2 09:36:34 2003
We are looking for a death date for Linn A E GALE who was born in Oxford in Chenango County, NY 1892. Death place is unknown, but maybe Washington D.C. Does anyone know about this family?
Thank you. Carole


Liz DuBois Tue Jun 3 21:46:04 2003
I am looking for a William REYNOLDS, born 27 Nov 1805 somewhere in New York. He married Jane P. DeGROFF 20 Oct 1835 in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, NY and died 16 Jul 1870 in Elmira, Chemung County, NY. In the 1855 NY state census, William REYNOLDS is listed as being born in Chemung County. In the 1865 NY state census, he is listed as being born in Chenango County, NY. The death certificate for his son, David, lists William's place of birth as Sullivan County. William Reynold's obit gives no place of birth. William Reynolds and Jane DeGROFF's marriage announcement in the Poughkeepsie area newspaper says he was "of Ellenville, Ulster County." Is there ANY hope of finding this guy???


sara llewellyn Wed Jun 18 18:52:41 2003
I am searching for my grandmother's obituary. I have nothing of her. Her name was Marion D. HOLM. She passed away in May of 1991. She resided in South Plymouth NY( Chenango County). She died at Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich NY. Any information will be helpful. Please e-mail to alleyezonme19962000@yahoo.com. Thank You.


rena sanner Sat Jun 21 21:13:35 2003
I am looking for information on my ggggrandfather Ira JARVIS, from Conventry, Chenango County, New York. He is listed in the 1820 Census for that county, as being married, but need to find the names of his parents, his wifes maiden name and there marriage date. Ira JARVIS was born abt. 1794 in New York, place unknown. Sometime after 1820/1821 Ira and his wife moved to Canada;

If anyone can tell me where I can find this information I would greatly appreciate it very much. I do know that his parents came from England, but that is all I know at this time.
Thanks,Rena Sanner


Dave Stott Sun Jun 22 13:19:49 2003
Looking for anything at all on the STOTT family living in Sherburne, NY in the 1970's
1.Roy STOTT born 1921 and his sister Charlotte were living in Sherburne in 1971. I can not locate anything on them.
2. Also looking for help with locating an Obit for a Douglas STOTT, Douglas died October 24, 1996 in Beaver Dams, Schuyler, NY. Some time after his death, his body was moved to Albany county to a small cemetery.
Thanks in advance for your help, Dave Stott


Sandy Castle Tue Jun 24 16:00:38 2003
Searching for data re: Jonathan FITCH b. 1745 CT. died 1821 in Bainbridge, buried in Sidney. CRAIG and BETTS were is sons-in-law.


Marjorie Latus Tue Jun 24 20:52:22 2003
Looking for information on Andrew F. COFFEE, married Mina CHENEY probably in the 1870's. Settled in Whites Store. Andrew cared for the White Store Church and Cemetery. Would like their marriage date and the names of Andrew's parents, who were from Connecticut.


Mark Webb Thu Jun 26 17:20:54 2003
Looking for any evidence of James WEBB m. Anna SCOTT about 1799-1801. James born abt. 1774-1781, Anna SCOTT was born 12 Mar 1781.


Linda Tracy Bennett Fri Jun 27 17:48:45 2003
My gggrandfather,Lyman TRACY, was born in Chenango Co.NY in 1797. His parents are unknown. He married Anna CARLOCK in Fulton Co.Illinois in 1825. He drowned in the Illinois river in 1852 or 1853. The names of his children are Perry, Leonard Ross, Mary Ann, Thomas Cane, Penina Alice, Arminda Sidella, Cynthia Asberine and Sarah J.
If anyone has substantial information about who Lymans' parents were please contact me. Thank you

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