James Ruster Peters

Male 1898 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  James Ruster Peters was born on 15 Mar 1898 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA (son of Jacob S. Peters and Mary).

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jacob S. Peters was born in Apr 1871 in Fulton Co., New York, USA (son of Theodore Peters and Mary E. Becker).

    Jacob married Mary in 1892 in New York, USA. Mary was born in Feb 1873 in Pennsylvania, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mary was born in Feb 1873 in Pennsylvania, USA.
    Children:
    1. Grace M. Peters was born in Sep 1893 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    2. Olive S. Peters was born in Dec 1895 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    3. 1. James Ruster Peters was born on 15 Mar 1898 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    4. Mary E. Peters was born in May 1900 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    5. Charlotte Peters was born in ca 1904 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    6. Theodore Peters was born in ca 1907 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    7. Susan Peters was born in ca 1909 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    8. Philip Peters was born in ca 1913 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    9. George Peters was born in ca 1916 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Theodore Peters was born in 1848 in Schenectady Co., New York, USA (son of Isaac Peters and Catherine Staley); died in 1876 in Rensselaer, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA; was buried in Nassau-Schodack Cemetery, Nassau, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.

    Theodore married Mary E. Becker in Jan 1870 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA. Mary was born in 1847 in New York, USA; died in 1893 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA; was buried in Nassau-Schodack Cemetery, Nassau, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Mary E. Becker was born in 1847 in New York, USA; died in 1893 in Rensselaer Co., New York, USA; was buried in Nassau-Schodack Cemetery, Nassau, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. 2. Jacob S. Peters was born in Apr 1871 in Fulton Co., New York, USA.
    2. Arthur W. Peters was born in ca 1872 in Fulton Co., New York, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Isaac Peters was born on 19 Jul 1820 in Delaware Co., New York, USA (son of Thomas Peters and Lucretia Knowlton); died on 31 Jan 1861 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Grooms Methodist Church Cemetery, Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA.

    Isaac married Catherine Staley about 1846. Catherine (daughter of Henry Staley and Margaret Cole) was born on 24 Nov 1828 in Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 1 Aug 1895 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Catherine Staley was born on 24 Nov 1828 in Fulton Co., New York, USA (daughter of Henry Staley and Margaret Cole); died on 1 Aug 1895 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    The death of Mrs. Catherine Vosburgh, widow of the late Peter Vosburgh, occurred at 4 o'clock, Thursday afternoon. The cause ot death was cancer of the stomach, with which she had 'suffered many years. She was in the 67th year of her age. Mrs. Vosburgh was a member of St Paul's Lutheran church and was identified with the different societies connected therewith and at all times when in health ready to do active work for the church. She leaves four brothers, Jacob, Henry and Abram Staley living west of the city and Isaac Staley of Steuben oounty, and three sisters, Mrs. Philip House of Bennett's Corners, Mrs. Mary Young, of Parkersburg, Iowa, and Mrs. Hannah Clement of Dakota. The funeral was held Saturday afternoon from her late residence at 2:00 and at the Lutheran church, at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. P. W. Moots officiating. (Johnstown Republican 1893-1896)

    Children:
    1. 4. Theodore Peters was born in 1848 in Schenectady Co., New York, USA; died in 1876 in Rensselaer, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA; was buried in Nassau-Schodack Cemetery, Nassau, Rensselaer Co., New York, USA.
    2. Margaret Lucinda Peters was born on 9 Mar 1850 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; died on 9 Jan 1860 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Grooms Methodist Church Cemetery, Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA.
    3. Emma Peters was born on 19 Dec 1856 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; died on 22 Jan 1860 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Grooms Methodist Church Cemetery, Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA.
    4. Harriet Peters was born on 28 Feb 1859 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; died on 23 Aug 1859 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Grooms Methodist Church Cemetery, Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA.


Generation: 5

  1. 16.  Thomas Peters was born on 22 Nov 1778 in New York, USA; died on 16 Apr 1850.

    Thomas married Lucretia Knowlton. Lucretia was born on 17 Jan 1792; died on 27 Dec 1841 in Delaware Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 17.  Lucretia Knowlton was born on 17 Jan 1792; died on 27 Dec 1841 in Delaware Co., New York, USA.
    Children:
    1. 8. Isaac Peters was born on 19 Jul 1820 in Delaware Co., New York, USA; died on 31 Jan 1861 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA; was buried in Grooms Methodist Church Cemetery, Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA.
    2. John Peters was born in 1823 in Delaware Co., New York, USA; died on 28 Jul 1901 in Clifton Park, Saratoga Co., New York, USA.

  3. 18.  Henry Staley was born on 4 Jul 1792 in Minden, Montgomery Co., New York, USA; was christened on 11 Nov 1792 in St.Johnsville, Montgomery Co., New York, USA (son of John Staley and Maria Elizabeth House); died on 6 Sep 1874 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in McDougal Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: 7 Sep 1814, Oppenheim, Montgomery Co., New York, USA; War of 1812 (US) 19th Regiment, New York Militia Capt. George B. Getman's Co. Quartered at Sacketts Harbor - guarding and building forts Discharged 14 Dec 1814

    Notes:

    Another letter by C.B. Briggs about his ancestors says:
    "Henry Stalee's 2nd wife Elizabeth (or Betsey) Carncroas Stalee was paid a pension from 20 Apr 1878 until she died in 1895. Henry was paid the pension starting in April 10, 1871. Henry, by the way, only served for 2 months and 7 days. He enlisted at Oppenheim, N.Y. , mustered in on 7 Sep 1814 and discharged on 14 November 1814. C.B. talks about how Henry told many tall tales to his (C.B's grandfather (Jacob W. Staley).
    (Pat Carey pcarey99@nycap.rr.com)

    Henry Staley that served in the War of 1812 and received a pension of $39.00, of Johnstown,NY. There is a record of Betsey Stalee recieving Pension from the US in 1883, living in Fulton Co.,NY...needs further research.

    The 1820 shows Henry living as a farmer Johnstown,NY with the following persons: 110100-00101 or 1 male(<10: poss.son John H.), 1 male(<16: poss.brother Philip),1 male(<26: Henry,,his birthday being in July would make him 26 at the time of the census if he is born in 1793 and the census were done before July) also 1 female(16-26: poss.wife), and female(45+: poss.mother).

    Will of Henry Stalee:
    Fulton Co NY Wills Vol. 8 page 157
    Be it remembered, that heretofore, to wit; on the fourteenth day of November in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy four George H. Stalee, one of the executors named in the last will and testament of Henry Stalee late of Johnstown, Fulton County, New York, deceased, appeared in open court before the Surrogate of the County of Fulton; and made application to have the said last will and testament, which relates to both real and personal estate, proved; and on such application the Surrogate did ascertain by satisfactory evidence who
    were the widow, heirs and next of kin of the said testator and their respective residences; and said Surrogate did thereupon issue a citation in due form of law, directed to said widow, heirs and next of kin by their respective names stating their respective places of residence requiring them to appear before said Surrogate at his office, in the Village of Johnstown in said county on the fourth day of January one thousand eight hundred and seventy five to attend the probate of the said will. And afterwards, to wit on the said fourth day of January satisfactory evidence by affidavit was produced and presented to said Surrogate of the service of the said citation, in the mode prescribed by law; and on that day it having appeared from the petition in this matter that some of the heirs and next of kin are minors and having no general guardian a special guardian was appointed in due form of law to take care of their interests in the matter of proving the said will by an order entered for that purpose by said surrogate, and on said last mentioned day no one appearing to oppose the probate of said will and such proceedings were thereupon had afterwards, that the Surrogate took the proof of said will hereinafter set forth upon this fourth day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy five and he adjudged the said will to be a valid will of real and personal estate and the proofs thereof to be sufficient; which said last will and estament and proofs are as follows, that is to say:

    WILL
    Know all men by these presents that I, Henry Stalee, of the town of Johnstown in the County of Fulton and state of New York being of sound mind memory and understanding do make publish and declare this to be my last will and testament that is to say
    1st I order and direct that my executors hereinafter named pay all my just debts and funeral charges as soon after my decease as conveniently may be.
    2nd Whereas my sons John H Stalee, George H Stalee, Isaac Stalee and Abraham Stalee and my daughters, Rebecca House, Catharine Peters, Mary Martha Young, Hannah Margaret Clement and Emuletta Stalee having received what I consider there just and equal proportion of my estate therefore I make no provision for them in this my last will and testament.
    3rd I give and bequeath to my son Jacob Stalee three hundred dollars
    4th I give and bequeath to Harriett Carncroas two hundred dollars
    5th I give bequeath and devise to my son William Stalee and my daughter Helen Stalee all my real and personal estate subject to the bequest above named that I may be possessed of at the time of my decrease to be divided between them as follows, William as to have two thirds and Helen one third subject however to the bequests hereinafter named
    6th I give and bequeath to my wife Betsy the use and occupation rents and profits of all my real and personal estate until my son William becomes twenty one years of age or until the time arrives when my said son William would be twenty one years of age and then to receive out of my said estate four hundred dollars and her support on the premises in a good comfortable manner according to her age and circumstances during her widowhood. The bequests hereby made to my wife Betsy is on the express condition that she accept of the provisions herein made for her in lieu of her dower right, otherwise of no effect. I also make in obligatory and binding upon my wife Betsy to provide for and support my son William and my daughter Helen both in sickness and in health until they respectively become of age and give to each good common school education.
    7th I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife Betsy executrix and my two sons Jacob Stalee and George H Stalee executors of this my last will and testament and hereby expressly make all and every former will by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 20th dayof March 1863.
    Henry Staley, L.S. Sealed, signed, published and declared by the testator to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as wits
    T.H. Wakeman Ephratah Fulton Co, New York
    Hiram Jordan Johnstown Fulton Co, New York

    Henry married Margaret Cole in Dec 1818 in Ephratah, Fulton Co., New York, USA. Margaret (daughter of Tunis Jacob Cole and Rebecca Meyer) was born on 9 May 1799 in Livingston, Columbia Co., New York, USA; died on 22 Nov 1854 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in McDougal Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 19.  Margaret Cole was born on 9 May 1799 in Livingston, Columbia Co., New York, USA (daughter of Tunis Jacob Cole and Rebecca Meyer); died on 22 Nov 1854 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in McDougal Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.

    Notes:

    Birth:
    From another cemetery reading her death date calcuation indicates a
    birth date of 22Sep1798

    Notes:

    Married:
    Ephratah, formerly Palatine,Fulton Co.,NY, formerly Montgomery Co.,NY

    Children:
    1. John H. Staley was born on 23 Jun 1819 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 7 May 1895 in Gloversville, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in McDougal Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.
    2. Rebecca M. Staley was born on 2 Aug 1821 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 12 Oct 1899 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in Rockwood Rural Cemetery, Ephratah, Fulton Co., New York, USA.
    3. George Henry Staley was born on 22 Dec 1823 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 20 Jun 1899 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in Staley-Peters-Ercanbrack Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.
    4. Jacob Staley was born on 5 Jan 1826 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 09 Apr 1907 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.
    5. 9. Catherine Staley was born on 24 Nov 1828 in Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 1 Aug 1895 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; was buried in Johnstown Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.
    6. Abraham Staley was born on 14 Jan 1831 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died after 1900.
    7. Mary Martha Staley was born on 22 Dec 1833 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 4 May 1918 in Parkersburg, Butler Co., Iowa, USA.
    8. Isaac W. Staley was born on 27 Oct 1837 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 14 Aug 1909 in Wayland, Steuben Co., New York, USA; was buried in Wayland Village Cemetery, Wayland, Steuben Co., New York, USA.
    9. Hannah Margaret Staley was born on 9 May 1840 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died on 12 Oct 1927 in Kingsbury Co., South Dakota, USA.
    10. Emuletta Staley was born on 18 Apr 1842 in Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA; died in 1881; was buried in McDougal Cemetery, Johnstown, Fulton Co., New York, USA.