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Chenango County, New York

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mary gann Mon Jan 3 00:40:34 2005
I'd like any information on Albert Galtin STRATTON and wife Caroline WILCOX of South Oxford. I have their children's names, but would like pictures or some detailed information about their parents or children's children.
I'm a direct decendant of Adelaide Charity STRATTON and Edward Delevan BROWNSON / BRONSON.


Dennis Shaw Mon Jan 3 13:24:39 2005
Looking for any info on the decendants of Samuel SHAW who lived in Sherburne as early as 1811, which is when my gggrandfather William S SHAW was born. He had 6 boys and 2 girls. His wife, I believe, was Theodotia. William left in 1837 to help build the city of Elgin Illinois.


Gwynn Tue Jan 4 11:32:04 2005
Searching for information about the the DARLING family: Andrew DARLING specifically: Who were his parents? His wife's name was Philena Davis RUMNILL. Our family is in possession of a card photographic album (1800s) from this branch family: Andrew DARLING's daughter Harriet M. (DARLING) BUNKER was married to George RIDDELL on October 10, 1874.
I have a card photo album from the 1800s and would like to try to identify the people in the photos (not an easy task!)


Darlene Donovan Tue Jan 4 12:44:20 2005
Looking for information on the WILBUR family. My great-great-great grandmother was Olivia WILBUR. I believe her father was John. She was born Jan. 7, 1820. Her death certificates says she if from Chautauqua County. However, a John WILBUR moved to Chenango County in 1826. I believe this is her family. Olive married John M. PADELFORD around 1837 and moved to Elgin, Illinois sometime before 1850. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Thank you.


Pat Eierman Sun Jan 9 12:05:47 2005
My ggg great grandfather, Ishmael NICHOLS, lived in the Oxford NY area in the early 1800's. He died in 1821 and is buried in the Perkins Farm (Nichols) Cemetery in Smithville Township. I would like to communicate with anyone who is interested in him and his family.


Brandon MacLaury Mon Jan 10 10:17:13 2005
I am looking for any information and the JEFFREY's that lived in East Pharsalia, McDonough area. If anyone has any information please contact me as soon as possible.


Paul Campbell Wed Jan 12 11:27:14 2005
Sarah CAMPBELL (b. 1851), daughter of Greene residents Rufus and Lovinia CAMPBELL, marries into the CROW family according to Rufus' obituary. Any information would be appreciated.


Kuester,Nicole Wed Jan 12 15:24:32 2005
Looking for info. on Mary Sailomn HARTGRAVE DUNAWAY and Andrew HARTGRAVE. Lived in or near Brewster and Ainsworth NEBER. Married into the MILLER, MOORE, SANER,YOEMAN, RICHIE, BOOTH, ROLFSMEYER, EGGBERT and CROUCH families. Just stated to get info. about my birth family need help.


Roni Welch Sat Jan 15 23:41:28 2005
Searching for any references to Henry VOSE / VORSE born in Greene, Chenango Co., NY on 20 Sept. 1793, married to Sarah/Sally SCANK.


Bill Black Mon Jan 17 22:03:52 2005
GGF Michael M. HEALEY, b.1854, married Elizabeth Jane TRACY (dau. of Sarah Jane McCULLOUGH and Henry TRACY) Oct. 1881 and they settled in Afton/Nineveh area. 3 children, James, Walter (my GF). and William. Michael d. Sept. 1887 at the State Asylum in Utica; in 1891 wife married William SICKLER and had one child (Franklin) with him. I need:
(1) Michael M.'s place of birth - d/cert says Susquehanna PA but no record of him there
(2) Michael M.'s place of burial (? Afton area)
(3) place of marriage for Michael and Elizabeth Jane
(4) any death/burial info for Elizabeth Jane

Possible alternate spellings for HEALEY would be HEALY or HALEY.
Thanks for any assistance.


Dennis Shaw Tue Jan 25 06:42:40 2005
Looking for Georgia LaRue Bennett who post a query here in 2001. Email address posted in no longer current. I have info about the Sarah E SHAW, and also the BURCH surname.


Dennis Shaw Tue Jan 25 19:16:10 2005
Looking for info on family of Samuel and Theodotia SHAW, from around 1800 on. Children: Marvin H, Edmund P, William S, Hiram K, George W, Daniel L, Hariiet, and Elizabeth E.


Alyce Thu Jan 27 11:45:25 2005
Looking for parents/siblings of Harriet DENNISON, b. NY Dec 1906; d. Wms. Co. OH Apr 1879; married NY abt 1828, Ira Bradford SCOVILL s/o Ira and Ruth b. CT. Ira SCOVILL family were in Tompkins Co. (not Schuyler) NY 1825-1840 then removed to OH.


Tom McNeil Fri Jan 28 06:01:22 2005
Fire at GRANT farm during the year 1900, in Afton, NY.


Joanne Cooper Tue Feb 1 11:31:39 2005
Asa BELDEN (born VT?), and wife Lydia lived in Warren Center , Bradford Cty, PA in 1850 and 1870.Their son James P. BELDEN married Sarah CHAFFEE ALLYN, also from Warren Center Bradford Cty., PA, sometime between 1869 - 1878. They lived in Candor, Tioga Cty. NY in 1887. Their son Asa F. BELDEN was born 20 Nov 1878, and died 17 Apr 1941. His wife was Alzada ? (second husband BAKER). They lived in Greene ,Chenango Cty NY.

James P. was a farmer in Candor, wife Sarah had worked in the Treasury Dept. in Washington DC, and died in 1912. Where? Anything about them or their son Asa F. BELDEN, is appreciated. Other names associated with them: CHAFFEE, ALLYN, SMITH, BARNEY, BOWEN, all of E. Providence RI, Warren Center, PA, Broome, Tioga and surrounding counties in NY.
Thank you. Joanne


Dotty Wed Feb 2 19:53:37 2005
Searching for information Josiah B TOWNSEND married Adeline? b. 1811 Chenango, NY. Adaline may have been McKIBBEN or connected to Thomas McKIBBEN? Children were Cornelia Elizabeth, Joshah. They were living in Chemung Co, NY 1855. Any information would be appreciated.


brenda shufeldt Thu Feb 3 12:19:21 2005
I'm trying to find any references to SHUFELT's or ABBOTT's in the area around 1800-1830. Thanks for any help SHUFELT was also ZUFELT at one time...


Pat Thu Feb 3 17:04:11 2005
The 1800 census for Chenango Co. listed a Robert EDMOND living in the town of Hamilton. Also the name MESSINGER is listed in DeRuyter. I am looking for Robert and Lucy (MESSINGER) EDMOND's parents. The couple had a son Augustus in 1801 in or near Schoharie NY. They moved to Harpersfield Ohio sometime after that. I can't find Hamilton, does anyone know what became of that town? Also any info on the EDMONDS / EDMUNDS / EDMOND etc. would be appreciated.


Nancy Thomas Sat Feb 5 16:08:20 2005
I'm looking for dates of death and place of burial for Oscar BANKS who lived in Otselic, Cheneango, New York, in 1930 census with wife and children.
Oscar was born Feb. 1879 died when? and where?
Oscar's wife Charlotte (went by Lottie)
Lottie was born Oct. 1879, died when? and where?

These 2 people are my husband's great Uncle and Aunt.
I'm tracing the family line of BANKS from Jasper, Steuben, New York, this branch moved to Otselic sometime before the 1930 census, I have found them in 1920 census in Allegany Co, New York.
Thanks for any help you can give me.
Nancy Thomas from Pa.


Diane Titus Tue Feb 8 16:30:11 2005
We have come into possession of a George WATERS landscape that we need to know more about. I understand he was from Coventry . Can anyone tell more about his work or his values on his landscapes The one we have consists of a waterfall and wooded landscape.
Please refer me to any who can help us with this picture.
Diane Titus


brenda and jesse Sat Feb 12 14:22:17 2005
Seeking any information on SHUFELTs in the area. Eli Abbott's daughter Samantha Abbott married Adam SHUFELT and I'm thinking it was most likely in this area. Adam SHUFELT told his grandkids that he lived in Chenango County New York State on the river Chenango.
thanks so much for your help.
Brenda Shufeldt.
www.tribalpages.com user id .. shufeldt.. Ohio Shufelt/Shufeldt.


brenda shufeldt Sun Feb 13 11:42:37 2005
I'm looking for information on Adam SHUFELT who told his grandchildren that he was from Chenango county, New York and lived on the river in that area. He was married to Samantha ABBOTT daughter of Eli ABBOTT. Thanks for any help.


LYNN GILE Tue Feb 15 12:57:13 2005
I am searching for information on Asa VANVLIET. Asa left Chenango County in 1837 and went to Tuscorora Town, Steuben Co New York. He may have been just married to a lady named Electra, (maiden name may have been HIGGINS) but it could be they married in Steuben County. Asa was born August 28, 1810.
I would be happy to receive any information about him, father, mother, siblings etc. etc. and their orgins. Asa could have been related to Ezekiel or Peter VANVLIET.
Lynn Gile lgile7@msn.com


Carol Eastman DePugh Mon Feb 21 18:13:39 2005
Searching for family and information on Flora Emma EASTMAN b.20Jan1883 in Waterville, Oneida Co.,NY dau. of Julius S. and Georgiana A. (CROUCH) EASTMAN m.1) John M. BELTZ 15 Oct 1905 had 3 children, m.2nd William COVEY buried in Knoxboro Cem. Town of Augtusta, Oneida Co.,NY. She d. Aug 6, 1936 where?
1)Elizabeth m. ? RUE or RHUE, m. 2nd ? FOX.
3)David ?
Will be glad to share information, appreciate any information.
Carol Eastman DePugh


Gloria Sat Feb 26 22:36:06 2005
I am searching for any further info (parents,siblings,etc.) on my gg-grandparents ... Barnabus/Barnaby "Barney" WILCOX born in 1785/95, died in Sept 1872, married (early 1880's) Elizabeth"Betsey" (JUSTICE) born in 1795 and died in Sept 1872 (just days from Barney).

They had three children:
son - Andrew Jackson (my g-grandpa) in 1834,
daughter - Almira in 1827,
and an older son - possibly Benjamin, no birthdate.

Barney may have been born in the state of Rhode Island, lived in Oswego county until 1830's. Betsey may have been born in Oswego County as well?? Then bought land in Lincklaen NY. Both are buried in Lincklaen, and we have found property records for both JUSTICE and WILCOX families in Lincklaen, but aren't sure how they are tied together. Any help would be appreciated.


Steven J, Kile Sun Feb 27 00:08:12 2005
I am looking for a Jessie (YOUNG) BENEDICT and her husband who are buried in Ten Broeck Cemetery, Oxford, New York. I haven't any idea on how to locate the names of people buried in this cemetery including their tombstone inscriptions with names and dates. Can you point me in the right direction?
Steven J. Kile


Pat Jorgensen Fri Mar 4 11:46:27 2005
Looking for more info on my gr-grandfather De Mott W. BARTLETT, b.1872 unknown location d.1941 Oxford, NY. Anyone with info on his parents, grandparents or location of his birth, please e-mail me. Pat


Reneka Mergenthaler Sun Mar 6 13:48:34 2005
Looking for information on, or connections to, any of the following people: Alice IRELAND, daughter of John & Cynthia IRELAND, married Alonzo MERCHANT, son of Artemus MERCHANT & Laura ANDREWS, daughter of Roswell ANDREWS and Roxana HOLCOMB.


Dotty Mon Mar 7 12:40:22 2005
Searching for marriage record of Adaline McKIBBEN, daug. of John and Eliza McKIBBEN. Adeline McKIBBEN married Josiah B TOWNSEND b - Rensalear, NY 1801. Adeline McKIBBEN was b - Chenango co, NY 1814. They are in Chemung co, NY 1860 with children Amelia, Eliza. I need help finding the marriage record abt 1844? Interested in the parents name of Josiah B TOWNSEND. Any information appreciated.Thank you


Rea Trotter Wed Mar 9 13:26:42 2005
William P. McLEAN, b. 1850, married Sarah E. (maiden name unknown), b. about 1848. Living in Coventry, Chenango County, New York in 1880. Known children: B. Frank McLean, b. about 1871/72; and Charles (H. or A. middle initial), b. about 1876/1877. This may be the same Charles who married Clara (maiden name unknown) and was living in Coventry according to 1900 - 1920 census. Am looking primarily for the maiden name of Sarah E. and any birth, death, marriage dates.


Dolores C. Rutherford Thu Mar 10 08:09:46 2005
Reuben BUMP, Sr. died in Chenango Co., NY sometime between 1800 and 1810 and I have that his dau. Sally (b. ca. 1768) md.:
1) ----- MINOR and had a son Jesse MINOR.
2) ----- BELCHER and had a son ----- BELCHER.
3) Thadeus NEWTON (who d. 1812) - any children?
4) ----- HOLCOMB

Does anyone have any information on any of these marriages? Is anyone a descendant of any of these marriages?

Reuben BUMP, Sr. also had the following proven children:
Lucy BUMP - md. Samuel Rogers NURSE and went to Scioto Co., OH.
Reuben BUMP, Jr. md. Jerusha WHEAT and had several children - they are buried in the First Baptist Church Cemetery, Afton, NY.
and possibly????
Polly BUMP - md. Luke NICHOLAS

I would like to contact descendants of any of the above to compare notes.
Dolores in CA


mary fox Fri Mar 11 08:18:32 2005
I'm looking for information on the FOX family that in Plymouth in the 1800's. The names I have so for are Herbert, Orrin, William B., Cynthia, Mattie. Thanks for any help I can get.


Richard C. Randt Sat Mar 12 16:44:44 2005
Seeking info on the family of David PURDY who is listed in the 1810 Federal Census for Chenango Co., NY. He is believed to be the same David PURDY who m. Lydia HATCH in Manchester, VT, 19 Mar 1786. Need to confirm this is the same David PURDY. The index for the 1810 Chenango Co. census erroneouly lists him as David PURCEY. Seeking to prove that David and Lydia were the parents of Hannah PURDY, b. 1 Apr 1795, who m. David POLLEY, 1 Jan 1811. Need to know also where and when David PURDY died, Chenango Co, back in VT, or elsewhere, perhaps Ohio.


Karen Tue Mar 15 12:42:50 2005
Violette BENNETT, wife of Nathan BENNETT, died 8-15-1822 and is buried at Page Brook Cemetery, in Greene Twp, Chenango, NY. Can any one please help me with her maiden name? Her husband Nathan BENNETT died 8-17-1845 and is also buried there. I believe she was born abt 1767 and married abt 1781. Thanks for your help.


Jim Brown Fri Mar 18 10:44:57 2005
My Great - Great - Grandfather, Nathaniel BROWN was born in Norwich, Chanango Co, in 1805 to John and Mary BROWN. I would like any information on John and Mary.


Belinda Lee (Dalton) Smith Fri Mar 18 12:00:00 2005
I am looking for William DALTON b. 1780 in RI married to Mary? They lived in Chenango County in the early 1800's. Job was born there 5-17-1816 in Smithville. They also had 10 other children: Paris, Benjamin, Cynthia, Betsy, John, Peter, James, Nancy, Erastus, and Celinda (who were twins).

Job married Mary J. MEEKER (who was called Polly) and their first five children were born in Chenango County from about 1820 to about 1847.

I am searching for any information on this family. Please e-mail me if you have information to share. Thanks, Lynne


Candy Gocken Mon Mar 21 06:36:53 2005
I would appreciate any information on where I could purchase an index for Sherwood Cemetery in Oxford, Chenango Co., NY.


mary caviness Wed Mar 23 11:55:07 2005
I am looking for information on the family name of EMMONS. Have a Robert EMMONS born abt 1775, Nelson Hawley EMMONS born abt 1808 and a Jeremiah EMMONS born abt 1830 all in Chenango County New York. Thanks in advance Mary


Mary Kolodziej Sat Mar 26 13:16:49 2005
I am searching for my GGrandmother Emma (THORINGTON) RICE GARDNER. Emma was born 18 Mar 1857 in Cortland Co. Her parents were Lathael THORINGTON and Sylvia COLEMAN. She married Frank DeForest RICE and had four daughters. Mina died in 1880 in an accidental scalding. Frank died in 1882 and she gave up the children, Julia L., who married Hiram N. ALBRO; Minnie A., who married Harvey O. SACKETT and Jennie RICE who was adopted by William A. MORGAN & his wife Julia LEWIS of Preble, Cortland. Jennie married Clinton C. PENOYER, Harvey H. O'REE and Ernest F. KNAPP.

I believe Emma's second husband was an Al or Fred GARDNER. They (possibly) had four children: Rose ( who married Ward H. MANWARREN; Grace (who married James DEANIE?); Stewart MALLO; and Frederick L.GARDNER. When did Emma and her second husband die and where are they buried? I would be glad to exchange information on this family. The THORINGTON's & RICE's fought in the Civil War.


D. Falkenberg Mon Mar 28 20:28:14 2005
I am looking for information on the father and mother of Hannah J. BURROUGHS born abt 1825 in Bainbridge, NY. Did she have brothers or sisters. I know she married George Lewis BINGHAM in 1845. Any information on her family would be appreciated. Thanks


Susan Campbell Thu Mar 31 11:35:34 2005
Looking for information on the family of Elisha CHANDLER and Emily KIES. Son, Daniel Orsen CHANDLER born Dec 23, 1848 in Pitcher Springs, Chenango County. By 1850 the family had migrated to Wisconsin. Son, Curtis Bradbury CHANDLER born in Chenango county April 25, 1842. Other children possible born Chenango - Charles 1837, Almon 1839, and Andrew 1841.
Any clues most gratefully appreciated.


SandyLH Thu Mar 31 13:25:04 2005
Subject: Descendants of Levi LEWIS
Hello, Please take a look at my LEWIS family Line. If you have any knowledge or suggestions please reply. Iíve been stuck at this point for more than four yrs, other than the finding of Hester LEWIS b. KY found recently. This LEWIS family has not connected in with any other LEWIS family, your assistance is requested.
Thank you, Sandy seal7263@yahoo.com

Descendants of Levi LEWIS
Author: SandyLH seal7263@yahoo.com
Date: March 1, 2005

NY, KY, MO & AR, OK, WA, CA (Between NY & KY possibly stopped in OH, VA, WV?)


Descendants of Levi LEWIS


1. Levi LEWIS
-------------Born: Bet. 1794-1798 NY
-------------Died: Aft. 1870 Prob. MO
-------------Notes for Levi LEWIS:
-------------Sources for Levi LEWIS:
-------------1840 MO Census Polk Co. (Image Page P151 JPG) --------------------http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mackley/1840MoCoImageLinksPages/Polk40ImagesPage.htm
-------------1841 MO Polk Co. Marriages - Arranged by Grooms E-Mo--------------------http://www.genlookups.com/mo_marriages/mo-polk-grooms2.htm
-------------1860 MO Census Stone Co., Williams Twp.--------------------http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mostone/census/1860wms.html
-------------1863-65? Estate settlement for Charlotte Harp ----------------http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/a/r/Beverly-B-Barnett/BOOK-0001/0013-0014.html?Welcome=1026084554
-------------1870 MO Census Christian Co., Porter Twp.--------------------http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jopet/1870porter.html

Married: 1Female UNKNOWN-------------Born: Bet. 1810-1820 -------------Died: Bef. January 31, 1841 MO
-------------Notes for 1Female UNKNOWN:
-------------Sources for 1Female UNKNOWN:
-------------1840 MO Census Polk Co. (Image Page P151 JPG) http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mackley/1840MoCoImageLinksPages/Polk40ImagesPage.htm

Married: 2Manerva POLLY January 31, 1841Polk Co., MO -------------Born: Bet. 1812 - 1817 TN
-------------Died: Aft. 1870 Prob. MO
-------------Notes for 2Manerva POLLY:
--------------------------Married: 1James GILBERT June 21, 1836 Boliver, Polk Co., MO
--------------------------Born: November 12, 1772 New Haven, CT
--------------------------Died: September 19, 1840 Polk Co., MO
--------------------------Notes for James GILBERT:
--------------------------Sources for James GILBERT:
--------------------------MO Polk Co. Marriages - Arranged by Grooms E-Mo--------------------------------http://www.genlookups.com/mo_marriages/mo-polk-grooms2.htm
--------------------------Married: 2Levi LEWIS
-------------Sources for 2Manerva POLLY:
-------------MO Polk Co. Marriages - Arranged by Brides E-Mi--------------------http://www.genlookups.com/mo_marriages/mo-polk-brides2.htm
-------------MO Polk Co. Marriages - Arranged by Grooms E-Mo--------------------http://www.genlookups.com/mo_marriages/mo-polk-grooms2.htm
-------------1840 MO Census Polk Co. (Image Page P149 JPG)---- http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mackley/1840MoCoImageLinksPages/Polk40ImagesPage.htm
-------------1860 MO Census Stone Co., Williams Twp. --------------------http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mostone/census/1860wms.html
-------------1870 MO Census Christian Co., Porter Twp. --------------------http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jopet/1870porter.html

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