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5901 The Fatal La Grippe. An Epidemic at Somerset Center--Mrs. Dr. Root and Daughter Die (News Article)
Date: 1892-02-09; Paper: Jackson Citizen

The Fatal La Grippe
An epidemic at Somerset Center- Mrs. Dr.Root and daughter die within two hours of each other.
Dr.Z.W. Waldron returned Tuesday from Somerset Center, where he was called to attend Dr. Root, who was dangerously ill with La Grippe.
Mr.Root's wife died of the disease at 5 o'clock Friday morning and his daughter two hours later.They were buried Saturday morning, and Dr. Root came down with the disease himself. His condition this morning was much better and he will be about again in a few days.
The grippe has been very severe in this locality, almost a epidemic, and a number of others have succumbed to the disease.
The people are very much frightened from the malady, as its results have been so serious there. Nearly everyone in the village is suffering more or less from its effects.

Research and transcription by JMB 
Haynes, Susan Elizabeth (I5102)
5902 The first of this family in Allegany was Joshua Vincent, who, in 1808,
brought his family from Petersburg in Rensselaer Co., and, as an early
settler. made a permanent home in Almond and Alfred among the Seventh
Day " people, in whose religious faith he joined. He had a taste for
mechanics and operated a carding mill a short distance below Baker's
Bridge." He had two sons, David and Joshua, of whom David came when
but a child from Petersburg to Almond alone on horseback. From
thenceforth he lived in Almond, was for years a confidential employee
of Hon. Clark Crandall. and died, when 68. on the farm his labor had
developed from the wild land that he located. His wife survived him
only from November to February. He married Freegift, daughter of
Christopher and Lois (Coon) Saunders. Their children were Christopher.
Amelia (Mrs. Russell Burdick), David. Lois, Abigail (Mrs. Tunis Van
Antwerp), Orrin, Eli (died from wounds received in the battle of
Gettysburg), Benjamin Morrill, Albert, John C., Joseph, Eleanor (Mrs.
Philetus Andrews), Nathan, Jane (Mrs. Alonzo Rogers), Mary (Mrs. Henry
Stillman), Susan (Mrs. John Cottrell).
(Allegany County and Its People: A Centennial Memorial HISTORY OF
ALLEGANY COUNTY,NY, John S. Minard; W.A.Fergusson & Co., Alfred,NY,
Vincent, David (I28860)
5903 The first three sons may not be children of Martha, however the
Houghton genealogy believes it to be so(I think they may be sons of
Isreal's cousin Daniel). 
Wheelock, Martha (I468)
5904 The Flower Fadeth - So faded and perished by the dread disease, pneumonia, Fannie, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Z. Briggs, on Thursday, March 29th, aged twelve and one half years. Seldom have the hearts of the people gone out in deeper sympathy than to this afflicted family, who are now bereft of their only and well-be-loved daughter. Not alone will her place in the union and Sunday school be vacant, but all will miss the bright face and sunny smile of Fannie Briggs. Clothed in white and lying in a casket of purest white, amid flowers (fit emblems of immortality), Fannie was laid to rest in the cemetery at Lake View. Her funeral heald at the Congregational Church on Saturday, was attended by a large concourse of people.
(Livonia Gazette, April 6, 1888)

"Come not again, dear child. If thou - By and chance couldst break that vow - Of silence at thy last hour made; - If to this grim life unafraid - Thou couldst return, and melt the frost - Wherein thy bright limo's power was lost, - Still would I whisper since so fair - This silent comradeship we share - Yes, whisper ' mid the unbidden rain - Of tears: 'Come not, come not again!'" 
Briggs, Fannie (I2169)
5905 The following are buried in the Canaedea Cemtery.
STEWART, Andrew J. born 1838 died 1918
STEWART, Crlista born 1847 died 1889
STEWART, Father born 1814 died 1892
STEWART, Fred L. born 1875 died 1930
STEWART, Helen Joan born 1848 died 1914
STEWART, Janet born 1857 died 1858
STEWART, Lottie M. Bates born 1881 died U/K
STEWART, Mother born 1820 died 1864 
Stewart, Andrew Jackson (I14494)
5906 The following is copied from the RootsWeb WorldConnect page of Jackie
Barnes :
Notes: per genealogy compiled by Lawrence Brainerd in 1919: Lieut.
Ebenezer White (also styled "Captain") son of Capt. Thomas and (----)
White was born in Weymouth, MA in 1648. He lived and died in his
native town on the place afterwards occupied by his
great-great-grandson, Deacon Abiel White, in North Weymouth. He was
admitted a Freeman in 1674. He was "a man of integrity and worth and a
respected and useful citizen". He served his town for many years as a
Selectman and in 1690 was commissioned Lieutenant of Weymouth Company
(Capt. Ephraim Hunt, commanding) and served in the expedition to
Canada against the French and the Indians, in King William's War
(1690/91). The record of his death (Weymouth town records) and his
gravestone use the title "lieutenant" and other records designate him
as "captain". He married in Weymouth in 1671, Hannah Phillips, born in
Weymouth Nov 15, 1654, daughter of Nicholas and Hannah (Salter)
Lieutenant Ebenezer White died in Weymouth, August 24, 1703, at the
age of 55 and the inventory of his estate amounted to lbs. 955:IOs:6d.
(a very goodly sum for those days. His wifes death is not upon the
.....See Syl's note below regarding Hannah Phillips.
Authorities : Weymouth, MA Vital Records, Vol. 1, pp. 336-346, Vol.
II, p. 365; Suffolk Co., MA, Probate Files #3893; Vinton Memorial
(1858), p. 369-70
Asa White reports in his 1804 compilation that he took the birth year
for Ebenezer from his gravestone.
.....Syl's note: I do not believe that the Hannah Phillips whose birth
(25 Nov 1654) was recorded in Boston, dau of Nicholas and Hannah
(Salter) Phillips, was the person who married Ebenezer White. This
Nicholas Phillips (called a shop keeper and later victualler) died 15
Mar 1669/70 (Suffolk Probate Vol 7, p.37). The widow, Hannah Salter
Phillips, went on to marry John Ruggles before 3 Nov 1671 when their
daughter Ruth was born.
.....There was another Nicholas Phillips living in the area at the
same time. Deacon Nicholas Phillips of Weymouth was married to
Elizabeth Jewson, and they had a daughter, Hannah Phillips. In his
will dated 2 Jun 1671, proved 3 Oct 1672, Deacon Nicholas Phillips
mentions his daughter, "Hannah White". There is an excellent debate
about the two Nicholas Phillips at the Phillips Cousins website. 
White, Lieutenant Ebenezer (I14065)
5907 The following is courtesy of James Cleland of KS.
I am a descendant of James and Thankful's first son Thomas. I was born
8/23/36 and am a pharmacist in WaKeeney, Ks. located 1/2 way between
KC & Denver on the 100th meridian. I have been actively researching
and collecting family information for the last 30 years. Carrying on
work that was passed on to me from my great grandfather. Over the past
10 years I have been, with the assistance of other family members,
attempting to tie all the Clelands together in a single data base. To
date I have some 5,000 tied in with probably 1/2 that many more yet to
put into the base. I am still working full time in my pharmacy and
unfortunately there is not enough hours in the day to devote as much
time to the project as I would like. However bit by bit progress is
being made. I am delighted to receive the information you forwarded on
James Cleland Pease and if you have expanded information on this
branch I would like to have that as well to add to the data base. I
have the children and spouses of Thankful and Cummings but that is as
far as I go on that branch until now.
James Cleland was the fifth child and third son of James Cleland and
Helen Selkirk of Edinburgh. His father was Dean of Guild of Edinburgh.
Being Dean of Guild was a very important position in Edinburgh at that
time. As Dean of all the Guilds he was very influential in controlling
the commerce and industry of the Royal Burgh. Many family members were
merchants in Edinburgh and several were "Writers to the Signet"
(lawyers). The family had been supporters and investors in the "Darien
Adventure". A close branch of the family in the late 1600's went to
Charlestown, S.C. and established themselves as merchant's, rum
traders, and plantation owners. Our James had a first cousin,
(William, born in 1706) that went to the isle of Martinique.
So it was that on October of 1733, James Cleland, age 27, unmarried,
schooled in Scottish Law, boarded the vessel "Hunter", commanded by
Andrew Davis, Captain, at Bristol, England and set sail for the
colonies. The "Hunter" finally arrived at Windsor, Conn. in January of
1734. We don't know yet what other if any ports of call they made, but
believe the course like many voyages at that time were to the Islands
first, then Charlestown then up to New England. At Windsor he set up
shop and was referred to as a "shopkeeper" and also a "cooper". He had
a business partner in Windsor, Alexander Allyn, Jr. and they were
referred to as "merchants joint in company". In 1737 or perhaps the
early part of 1738, James moved to Lyme, Conn. The collection of
accounts receivable has always been a problem for merchants, for James
filed a large number of suits for the partnership after his move to
On February 22, 1738/9 the 33 year old James married the 24 year old
Thankful. "Mr. James Cleland and Thankful Wilder" were married at
Lancaster, Massachusetts. The intentions were recorded at Lancaster as
"James Cleland of Lime [Conn.] and Thankfull Wilder of Bolton [Mass.]"
on 4 Feb 1738/9. Thankful, was the daughter of John and Sarah (White)
Wilder, Thankful was born in Lancaster 15 April 1715 [christened 22
May 1715 at the First Church, Lancaster, by John Prentice. Thankful
died "7 October 1792, aged 77" at Vernon, Conn.
After his move to Lyme, James dealt in real-estate, practised law, and
evidently was a merchant as well. James was bound over to the court in
June of 1745 with a bond of 20 Pounds, "that he should not sell or
vend strong drink by retail without license and be of good behaviour".
On 8 August 1739 his name appears as a purchaser of "57 acres and a
half and twenty seven rods of land" in the North Society of Lyme. An
additional seven purchases are recorded in the land records of the
town over the period of 1739 to 1748, all of which had apparently been
sold by 1762. James and Thankful remained in Lyme, except for a period
of a year or so, 1741-2, when they lived in New London, back to Lyme
then moved to Colchester, Conn. in 1759 or 1760. On 25 Nov 1760 (and
again 18 Jan 1762) "James Cleland of Colchester in the Co. of
Hartford" appears as a land seller in the Lyme books.
James is referred to in the diary of Joshua Hempstead of New London.
Hempstead mentioned "a child of Mr. Cleland Bap. Thos." by Rev.
Eliphalet Adams of the New London Church on Sunday, 15 Nov 1741.
Hempstead paid James on 17 Jan. 1756 for serving a writ on "Dodge and
Hamilton [John Dodge of Colchester, Conn.]. Hempstead also refers on
19 July 1758 to an "Execution James Cleland had in favour of Ja
Thomson a North Britton......." James Cleland appears as plaintiff in
a large number of lawsuits in the New London Co. court records.
James and Thankful had ten children, only one the seventh child John,
b. 1749/50, died young. The births of the "Children of James Clealand
& Thankfull Cleland of Lyme in Connecticook" are recorded in the
records of Lancaster, Mass. All of the children were evidently born in
Lyme, except perhaps Thomas in New London.
James himself never held membership in a church in the colonies. He is
mentioned in the church records of the New London church as having
entered into the covenant somewhere else. That somewhere else, no
doubt was in Scotland. The branch of the family that James (the
immigrant) comes from \par had strong covenanting ties in Scotland.
James' father had an uncle James Cleland of Pitdinnes. This James
Cleland was married to Janet Henderson. This Janet Henderson evidently
was a daughter or some other very close tie to Alexander Henderson.
For James Cleland and Janet Henderson, most of their children and many
of their grandchildren are buried in the Alexander Henderson tomb in
Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh.
Alexander Henderson was the minister of Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh
and was the co-author of the National Covenant that was signed in the
Greyfriars Kirkyard in 1638. It was the signing of this covenant that
lead to the rebellion, the "killing times" civil war and the eventual
fall of the Stuart monarchy and the establishment of William .of
Orange. So with this background and connections it is understandable
why our James once he had signed a covenant with the Church in
Scotland could never join a church over here.
After James reaches the age of about 60 no further mention of him has
been found in the public record until his death, a death notice is
recorded in the Hartford [Conn.] Courant of 25 April 1791 "James
Cleland of North Bolton aged 85". His tombstone record notes 11 April
1791. Hannah Cleland, the second daughter and third child, of James
and Thankful, married John Sparks of Hartford, Conn. 20 Aug. 1767.
They lived in that part of Bolton, Conn., which is now the town of
Vernon. Most likely, James and Thankful were living with Hannah and
John in their old age.
[Note. The double date refers to the calendar used in early colonial
records. The English calendar of that time began the year on March 25.
Dates between January 1 and March 25 with the double date should be
read with the second year given to correspond to our present calendar.
Thus James birth date of 10 Feb 1705/6 would correspond to 10 Feb 1706
by our present calendar) 
Cleland, James (I15572)
5908 The following Legal Notice was posted in the Albany Argus Newspaper for three days in 1859 regarding her sister, Puah's last will.

"The People of the State of New York to Temperance Dow, of Reading Center, Schuyler county, New York; Herman Woodruff, Daniel Woodruff, Helen M. Pierson, wife of David Pierson, all of Bridge Hampton, in the county of Suffolk; Samuel C. Woodruff, of Hong Kong, China; Ellen Williamson, of Sag Harbor, in the said county of Suffolk; Elvira S. Curry, wife of Ezekiel Curry, and Bulah C. Woodruff, of North Hector, Schuyler county, New York; and to Jonathan R. Cook, and Harriet N. Cook, heirs at law and next of kin of Puah Corwithe, late of the town of Southampton, in the county of Suffolk, deceased, send greeting.
Whereas James M. Hulsey, executor named in the will of said deceased lately applied to our Surrogate of the county of Suffolk to have a certain instrument in writing, purporting to dispose of personnal estate duly proved as the last will and testament of the said Puah Corwithe, deceased. Wherefore, you and each of you are cited and required personally to be and appear before our said Surrogate at this Surrogates office in the town of Riverhead in the county of Suffolk, on the 21st day of March, 1859 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon of that day, to attend the proof of said last will and testament.
In witness whereof, the Surrogate of our said county has hereunto affixed his seal of office, this 8th day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-none.
J. Lawrence Smith, Surrogate."
Corwithe, Ruth (I42256)
5909 The following Legal Notice was posted in the Albany Argus Newspaper for three days in 1859.

"The People of the State of New York to Temperance Dow, of Reading Center, Schuyler county, New York; Herman Woodruff, Daniel Woodruff, Helen M. Pierson, wife of David Pierson, all of Bridge Hampton, in the county of Suffolk; Samuel C. Woodruff, of Hong Kong, China; Ellen Williamson, of Sag Harbor, in the said county of Suffolk; Elvira S. Curry, wife of Ezekiel Curry, and Bulah C. Woodruff, of North Hector, Schuyler county, New York; and to Jonathan R. Cook, and Harriet N. Cook, heirs at law and next of kin of Puah Corwithe, late of the town of Southampton, in the county of Suffolk, deceased, send greeting.
Whereas James M. Hulsey, executor named in the will of said deceased lately applied to our Surrogate of the county of Suffolk to have a certain instrument in writing, purporting to dispose of personnal estate duly proved as the last will and testament of the said Puah Corwithe, deceased. Wherefore, you and each of you are cited and required personally to be and appear before our said Surrogate at this Surrogates office in the town of Riverhead in the county of Suffolk, on the 21st day of March, 1859 at 2 o'clock in the afternoon of that day, to attend the proof of said last will and testament.
In witness whereof, the Surrogate of our said county has hereunto affixed his seal of office, this 8th day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-none.
J. Lawrence Smith, Surrogate."
Corwithe, Puah (I42275)

(This wife would be Sarah Cook Sanford, first wife and mother of nine children. He (Ezekiel Sanford) later married Rebecca Wheeler and had one son, Thomas Elisaph Sanford, father of our Lyman Sanford).
(copied exactly as written)
"Camp Valley Forge, 27th Apr 1778
Dear Wife:
A sense of my conjugal obligation and tender afection for you and the children whom God hath given us induces me to write at this time and I doubt not you have earnest desire to hear from me as you have frequently manifested. I have been very sick and nigh to Death for a long time, but God of his infinite mercy has lenthened out my life and so far restored my helth that I have returned to the Camp under circumstances of comfort and am able to attend the exercises of the _____ and am gaining strengh very fast. Hope soon to enjoy a confirmed state of helth, great and maniford have been the favors and Blessings which God of his infinite goodness has bestowed on me who am unworthy of any motive from him, may his name be suitable praised, and all his benefits Remembered by me and all concerned for me: I received your letters my :Majs" Curtis camp, am obligated to you for the care and concerne for me therein manifested.
Rejoiced greatly to hear of your welfare, but am not without the greatest concerne and anxiety for you and the Children. I know the times are difficult and I consider the care upon you to be very great under your particular circumstance--the duty of parents to children is very important and as it is necessarily devolved upon you, I cannot forbare, nor do I think it inconsistent with my Duty to express my concerne for them and earnest desire that they may be well instructed in the ways of virtue and piety, if they are not, Sin lieth at the Dore and we must be answerable for the neglect, and I can do my duty in no other way than by recommending them to your care and the care of a kind and indulgent Providence.
I understand the neighbors are kind and careful for you which I am very glad of, as I think it must of no small comfort to you and greatly softens your cares, be not discouraged but surmount the difficulties with all becoming Patience, and God bless your indeavors and preserve your helth __________.
I intend to come home but now do not expect, this summer--it would be very agreeable and gratifying to me to see you once more and hope I may at the close of another campaign, but that is uncertain. We appoint and God disappoints and it becomes us to prepare for the event of his will with all due submission and that His blessing may ever attend you.
Peace be restored to our land and our hearts prepared for the receipt of so great favors is the desire and prayer of your Loving Husband.
Sanford, Corporal Ezekiel (I171)
5911 The following was written by Drew Burdett - with help from his father - read at his mother's memorial service in Liberty, TX June 7, 2012.
My Mother's parents were both from Fall River Massachusetts, They dated for five years while her Dad put himself through college. In 1967, after college they were married and moved to Rochester, New York where her Dad worked for Kodak. They had a daughter Michelle born in 1968. My mother wrote in a biography for a school paper that before she was born her parents were expecting a boy and had the name Daniel Jeffery picked out - they found out at her birth in 1973 that she was a girl - so they changed the name to Danielle, with no middle name. My mother wrote about many issues in her early life that she carried with her always and struggled with letting go. However, nothing in the past affected her love of being the best mother to me. To me she was the worlds greatest and everyone that saw the two of us together could see that she cared and loved me more than any mother could. My father tells me how happy she was when I was born and how fortunate I was to have such a caring, loving and sensitive mother. When I was in pre-k my mother was the teacher at the catholic school I went to. My mother loved animals, especially her dogs (Ky, Penny, Ty, Tica and especially Skylar). Any dog she saw on the side of the road or abandoned, that didn't have a collar, she would take home, fix them up, and help them find a new home. She always liked cleaning and never liked having a cluttered house. Sometimes I would leave my toys on my dresser and I would come home from school and they would be put away in storage totes. She was always smiling and laughing and loved hearing me tell her jokes. She enjoyed listening to the stories I wrote for school and was always after me about my grades. When we did my homework together she would use a calculator to check my work, I sometimes would surprise her and get the answer before she could on the calculator. My mother loved waterfalls and nature, but just not the mosquitoes. If a mosquito landed on her she would run inside. She also loved birds, especially blue birds, the state bird for New York. If you saw a bird she could tell you what it is. There are so many other things about my mother that everyone should know and I wish she was still here today so I could hear her last words to me once more - “BYE, I LOVE YOU"  
St.Laurent, Danielle (I13691)
5912 The founder and patriarch of the family in North America was Johannes
Verveelen, a brewer from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, who arrived in
New Amsterdam in 1657 with his wife, Anna Jaarsvelt, daughters Anna
and Maria, and his widowed mother, Anna Elkhout. His son, Daniel, had
preceded him here five years earlier. His ancestors were from the
Rhineland, his grandfather and father, the latter a shopkeeper, having
moved to Amsterdam in 1610 to escape the oppression of Calvinists at
With a partner, Isaac de Forest, Johannes founded the Red Lion
Brewery in New Amsterdam on what is now Beaver Street in downtown
Manhattan, New York, two blocks south of Wall Street and east of
Broadway. Subsequently, in 1661, he became one of the five original
land grant recipients and residents of New Haarlem (now Harlem). He
was the proprietor of the first inn in Harlem. He also operated
ferries east across the Harlem River at what is now 125th Street and,
later, across the Spuyten Duyvil Creek to the north (Map). Later he
served as Harlem Constable, Magistrate, and Delegate to the General
Assembly at Albany, New York. 
Verveelen, Johannes (I21328)
5913 The funeral of John Pestle, who died on July 14, was held from his late home on Friday morning, Rev. J. Scott Ebersole of the Baptist church conducting the funeral services. His death was due to a complication of diseases. A native of England, he came to this country in his boyhood, and had long been a resident of this village. He is survived by four and one son, George Pestle, of Livonia. Mr. Pestle was a member of the A. M. Murray Post, G. A. R., of this village, who attended in a body and supplied the bearers. Burial was made in Woodlawn cemetery in the soldiers plot.
(Ontario County Journal, Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, July 23, 1909) 
Pestle, John (I45763)
5914 The funeral of Mrs. Ann Stewart, who passed away at her home two miles east of this village, December 19th, 1901, was largely attended from Christ church at Richland, the 22d. Mrs. Stewart had been in poor health since last May, although able to be about the house most of the time until within a few days of her death, She was a great sufferer, her disease being hardening of the liver. Her children tenderly care for her, and all that loving hands could do to relieve her suffering, was done. Last May she went to Chicago to visit her sister, but her health being so poor she soon returned home and gradually failed until the end came. She never made a public profession of religion, but believed, on the Lord Jesus and was ready and willing to go to that land where sickness and death cannot come, Mrs. Stewart's maiden name was Ann Marpole born in Machynlleth Wales, in 1832. When about sixteen years of age she came to America with her oldest brother, Edward Marpole, and lived
with an uncle in Rome for a time, then came to Richland where she married Draper Stewart, in 1850, and there resided
until her death. Nine children are left to mourn her loss; namely, Mrs. Mary B. Wood, Draper H. Stewart, Ethel Stewart, Mrs. Nellie Price, Mrs. Anne Stinson, RiChland; Mrs. Sophia
Yoodre, Dexter; Mrs. F. S, Richards, North Bay; Edward Stewart, New Haven; Lemuel Stewart, Syracuse; and one sister in Chicago and one in Wales. Many beautiful flowers were sent by friends as a last token of love.


Source: Pulaski Democrat Wed April 2 1902

Marpole, Ann (I18749)
5915 The Gazette
Livonia, Livingston County, New York.
Friday, October 19, 1906


Abbey Jane Barnard died Saturday, Oct. 18th, at Lima, at the advanced age of eighty-three years and seven months. Mrs Barnard was formerly Abbey Jane Olney, and married, when young. George F. Gray of Bloomfield, who died March 18, 1869. Three children were born to them, Frank Gray of Bloomfield, Fred of Livonia, and Charley of Lima. On the 26th of November, 1872, she was married to Peter P. Barnard of Richmond, living with him till his death in 1876, having survived him for over thirty years, living most of the time at Lima, where she was n member of the Baptist church for over forty years.

Honeoye, Oct 17. 
Olney, Abby J. (I45453)
5916 The Genesee Country, Vol.III, p.333 Grant, Lansing Banker (I11436)
5917 The Great Swamp Fight (also known as the Great Swamp Massacre) was a crucial battle fought during King Philip's War between the combined colonial militia in New England and the Narragansett tribe.
On November 2 1675, Josiah Winslow led a combined force of over 1000 colonial militia including about 150 Pequot and Mohegan Indians against the Narragansett tribe living around Narragansett Bay. The Narragansett tribe had not yet been directly involved in the war, but had allegedly sheltered many of King Philip's men, women and children and several of their warriors had reportedly been seen in Indian raiding parties[citation needed]. The colonists distrusted the Narragansett and feared the tribe would join King Phillip's cause come spring, which caused great concern due to the tribe's location. The decision was made to preemptively strike the Narragansett before an assumed uprising. Several abandoned Narragansett Indian villages were found and burned as the militia marched through the cold winter around Narragansett Bay. The tribe had retreated to a large fort in the center of a swamp near Kingston, Rhode Island. The building of such a defensive structure gives credence to the argument that the Narragansett never intended aggressive actions, thus the colonist's preemptive attack may have been unwarranted and overzealous.

Led by an Indian guide, on December 16, 1675 on a bitterly cold storm-filled day, the main Narragansett fort near modern South Kingstown, Rhode Island was found and attacked by the colonial militia from Plymouth Colony, Connecticut Colony and Massachusetts Bay Colony. The massive fort occupying about 5 acres (20,000 m2) of land and was initially occupied by over a thousand Indians was eventually overrun after a fierce fight. The Indian fort was burned, its inhabitants, including women and children, killed or evicted and most of the tribe's winter stores destroyed. It is believed that about 300 Indians were killed (exact figures are unknown) in the fighting. Many of the warriors and their families escaped into the frozen swamp. Facing a winter with little food and shelter, the whole surviving Narragansett tribe was forced out of quasi-neutrality some had tried to maintain in the on-going war and joined the fight alongside Philip. The colonists lost many of their officers in this assault and about 70 of their men were killed and nearly 150 more wounded. The dead and wounded colonial militiamen were evacuated to the settlements on Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay where they were buried or cared for by many of the Rhode Island colonists until they could return to their homes.

The Great Swamp Fight was a critical blow to the Narragansett tribe from which they never fully recovered.[1] In April 1676, the Narragansett were completely defeated when the Wampanoag sachem Metacom was shot in the heart by John Alderman, a Native American soldier.
Chamberlain, Edmund (I35220)
5918 The greater part of the descendants of Elisaph Sanford, was furnished
by Leroy Sanford in the Thomas Sanford Genealogy, Leroy took especial
interest in the work, spending considerable time in gathering the
Sanford, Leroy Valores (I2478)
5919 The Harvard graduates' magazine, Volume 28, March 1920 p.504:
Frank Waldo Burdett, a temporary member of '83, died suddenly of cerebral hemorrhage, on Nov. 0. He was stricken while reading a paper in Ihc Harvard Church of Brookline, at the exercises attending the seventyfifth anniversary of its founding, and where he had been a deacon for many years. The son of Horatio Stearns and Mary Melvina (Martin) Burdett, he was born at Boston, Oct. 29, 1859, and prepared for College at the private school of G. W. C. Noble, '58. Leaving Harvard at the end of Freshman year, he entered business, first with the clothing firm of Burdett, Young & Ingalls, of Boston, and next as a partner of W. A. & P. \V. Burdett, wholesale paper warehousemen. In 1887 he entered the publishing house of Silver, Rogers & Co., of Boston, the firm name changing to Silver, Burdett & Co. with which he was identified for thirty years. The business had grown into one of the largest school book and college text-book publishing houses in the country, with branch offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dallas and in London, England. He was a lifelong resident of Brookline, a member of the Harvard Musical Association and the Commonwealth Golf Club. He was married, Oct. 19, 1887, to Carrie Starr Dana, who died July 12, 1895, leaving three children: Dana Stearns, now in the office of the Boston & Albany R.R.; Carolyn Starr, Vassar, "15; and Alice Martin, who survive their father. Although Burdett was with us only for a year, he always felt the Class ties very strongly, and was a welcome figure at all '83 gatherings, where his cordial, frank and sympathetic nature made him a favorite. ? Thirty-one men assembled at the Harvard Club, on Jan. 17, for our Class Lunch, and on entering the room, found each table decorated with a beautiful bunch of orchids from the Beverly greenhouses of A. C. Burrage. There was no formal speaking, but those present listened delightedly to an hour's talk by C. P. Perin, who gave a vivid and detailed account of his work in India, on behalf of the British Government, by furnishing the supplies of iron and steel that were largely responsible for the winning of the Mesopotamian campaign. 
Burdett, Frank Waldo (I33126)
5920 The Historical Gazetteer of Steuben County, New York, by Millard F.
Roberts listed Charles Fremont as living at Purdy Creek and working
as a farm laborer.
The Steuben County Historian Census Listing shows Charles F. Hendee
first in 1860. This date for his birth would fit with the dates of
his siblings.Birth date may have been February 26, 1856. Uncle
Fremont was married twice but had no children. I vaguely remember him
from a visit to N.Y. when I was 8. I recall him as a very kindly,
soft-spoken gentleman.(Beverly Mills [] 
Hendee, Charles Fremont (I1807)
5921 The History of Needham would be Incomplete without some reference to Dr. Vesta Delphlne Miller, who was devoted to many good causes, particularly to that of Temperance. For more than thirty years she practiced medicine, and was skilful, faithful and self-sacrificing, often in emergencies acting as nurse for many hours at a time, regardlessof her own health. Many families depended upon her as their physician and friend, and her comparatively sudden death on February 23, 1908, caused sorrow in numerous homes. Her funeral was on the afternoon of the 25th, and was largely attended, the Rev. Charles E. Sawtelle and the Rev. Robert L. Webb officiating. Mrs. Miller brought comfort and hope not only to many, who recovered from illness, but to others who could not, and no one was more sincerely esteemed than she was. She received the degree of M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Boston, but had previously studied at the New England Female Medical College, 1865, and at the Cincinnati Medical College. Subsequent to obtaining her degree she attended the New York Post-Graduate Medical School. Freeman, Doctor Vesta Delphine (I12730)
5922 The Hon. A.B. Haynes died suddenly and unexpectedly at his place eight miles from Memphis at an early hour this morning. He had an attack of malarial fever about 10 days ago, but was able to sit up until yesterday morning. At 6 o'clock last evening, he was suddenly taken worse and at 6 this morning he was deceased. A native of Giles County, he came to Shelby county when a young man to practice law but married Miss Buntyn, daughter of Geraldia (sic) Buntyn, soon afterward and turned his attention to farming at which he was highly successful. A member of the Baptist Church, he was an upright and respected citizen, greatly esteemed by neighbors and the community at large. He was elected to the lower house of the legislature on the Democratic ticket in 1872 and was elected to the Senate in 1874, making both times an efficient and influential member. Since then, he has not taken part in politics but has been active in promoting the interests of the Granges. For some time, he has been master of the State Grange. He died at the age of about 46. The funeral will be tomorrow at Elmwood Cemetery. Haynes, Honorable Amos Bell (I45373)
5923 The Land Patent Books of Virginia, Book 1, page 23, shows Robert Bennettgranted 700 acres...for transportation of 14 persons, including JamesLeonard, June 26, 1635. One theory is that James came first to Virginia,then to Maryland, then to Providence, then to Lynn. Source: The LeonardDictionary, Volume III (manuscript). Duplicate record August 18, 1637.Another source is Charles Edward Banks' "Topographical Dictionary of 2885English Emigrants to New England 1620-1650," Baltimore, GenealogicalPublishing Co., 1963, 3rd edition, p. 148, citing Various References:NEGR 5/104. Apparently, employees and recruits of John Winthrop weresometimes not listed as passengers, since they were not paying passengerson those particular vessels crossing the Atlantic.

He arrived before 1650 from Pontypool, Wales, although some sources sayhe first came to Providence, RI, in 1645. He was paid for bringing hisgoods from Providence by the Lynn/Saugus Ironworks in 1651. On January10, 1645/6 in Providence, 25 acres of land were granted to a number ofinhabitants, including James Leonard, but his name had been crossed out.He was the Ironmaster of Taunton, having first participated developmentof the iron works at Braintree and Saugus.

But there appear to have been Leonards in the Pontypool area since theearly 1600's. A Thomas Leonard mentioned in deed of July 29, 1633,bordering lands of John Powell, John Gerbon, and Phillip Morgan inTrevethin (Parish near Pontypool, with a bridge near swamp and pool therein 1490 -- pool later became forge pond). An ironworks was in operationbefore 1634, and there's a record of a complaint against John Wylde forfailure to collect monies from it, instead selling iron at a discount tohis friends. Thomas Morgan was recorded as selling charcoal to it in1640. The works were apparently owned by the Hanburys, probably Richardb. August 1618. Thomas, son of Jacob Leonard, was baptized January 9,1699; William, son of Jacob Leonard, was baptized July 23, 1696;Gwenllian, wife of Thomas Leonard, buried March 15, 1656; Mary Leonardmarried Alexander Lewis January 26, 1656; a son of Philip Leonard wasborn October 27, 1656. Sarah, daughter of James Leonard, baptizedSeptember 1, 1705; Ann, daughter of James Leonard, baptized March 13,1702. Local records include a mention of a Thomas Leonard in 1790, aJohn and Mary Leonard who died at age 84 in 1774. These indicate therewere Leonards and ironmaking in the Pontypool area after James and Thomasleft. These Leonards had names identical to or similar to those whoemigrated to America. There was even a Theophilus Leonard, iron refiner,who died March 31, 1900 in nearby Pontnewydd, Wales, perhaps just acoincidence. (Source: old documents at the Monmouthshire County recordsoffice near Pontypool, October 2003. A researcher with more time couldprobably find some interesting material here.) Elisha Clark Leonard paid5 pounds to a clergyman in Pontypool to check the records for James andHenry, but he reportedly found nothing. GML reported that laterresearchers found nothing about them either. So the theory is that Jamesand Henry were not in Pontypool very long.

Probably James and his young family (and his older brother Henry) werealso ironworkers in the Bilston, Staffordshire (Cheshire?), area prior totheir immigration. Bilston became a center of the "Black Country" ironindustry. George Marston Leonard includes a note on one of his tablesthat "James, son of Thomas, son of Henry of Billston, Staffordshire..."from McKenzie, Colonial Families, Vol. IV. Apparently, the Leonards lefta claim to the ownership of some heavily mortgaged ironworks there,moving on as the mining districts became less productive. Years later(1821?) an ironworker in Bilston by the name of James Leonard sent aletter to James Leonard, ironworker in or near Taunton, MA stating thatthe extensive iron works there in Bilston belonged to the Leonards. TheLeonards in Taunton decided not to undertake the expense of an extendedsuit to regain the works. The Leonards may also have been involved insome of the ironworks in Somersetshire, England, and Pontypool,Monmouthshire, Wales, as well.

James Leonard was but a short time at the Saugus Ironworks and atBraintree for a longer time. At sale of the Braintree works, he became apartner. With the invitation from Taunton, he moved there, erected aforge and furnace, and continued as masterworkman, a position he held forthe rest of his life. ECL believes Oliver Purchase was the one whoinduced Henry and James along with Ralph Russell to come to Taunton. Heconveyed the two hearths at Taunton to his sons, Thomas and James, andthey in turn conveyed them to their sons. He purchased a lot on MillRiver and erected a one-hearth forge, which he called Whittinton Forge.His son Joseph was the masterworkman at Whittinton Forge. His two othersons, Benjamin and Uriah, were also trained as "bloomers." About 1682James Leonard built a house for himself a short distance from the Taunton(Raynham) Ironworks on the north side of the road. It was a gambled roofhouse two stories in front and running back to one story in the rear.When he died in 1691, he left an estate valued at 500 pounds, a veryrespectable sum in those days (from Elisha Clark Leonard and GeorgeMarston Leonard's unpublished manuscript).

More about the involvement of James and Henry Leonard in early ironworksin Massachusetts and New Jersey can be found in Bill Barton's articles,"The Establishment of the Iron Industry in America," "Pre-AmericanAncestry of Our Leonard Ironworkers," and "Leonard Siblings Henry, James,Philip, Sarah, and Thomas in America and Some of Their Descendants,",

James Leonard was allowed to keep an "ordinary" (bar) in Taunton. Thelicense was revoked in 1664/5, but later conveyed to his son, Thomas.

James Leonard frequently entertained Massasoit and King Philip, whojourneyed from Mt. Hope to the hunting grounds at Fowling Pond. FowlingPond is in Raynham, was one mile north of the Ancient Iron Works onpresent-day King Philip's Street near the end of Mill Street. FowlingPond was said to be two miles long and three-quarters of a mile wide inKing Philip's time, but today has disappeared. James repaired their gunsand conferred favors that led to a lasting friendship. King Philipconveyed to James Leonard about two hundred and fifty acres atMattapoisett Neck in Swansea in October 1665, but the deed was lost bythe Plymouth Court. Tradition says that out the outbreak of KIngPhilip's War in 1675, Philip gave strict orders that his men were neverto harm a Leonard (although young Uriah Leonard was almost shot by KingPhilip's men early in the war, a bullet having passed through his hat ashe rode his horse to escape an attack). It is conjectured that becauseof the Leonards Taunton was not attacked during the war. (Philip'sorders were actually not to disturb certain families including those ofJames Leonard, John Brown, and Capt. Thomas Willett, all of Taunton --Hurd, p. 346).

One peculiarity to check out: although several Leonards were officers inthe militia of the time, there's little mention of Leonards fighting inPhilip's War. Bodge in Soldiers of King Philip's War mentions Jacob asserving under Capt. Woodworth, Thomas credited under Capt. Thomas BrattleOctober 19, 1675, and Thomas at Lynn, August 24, 1676. More researchneeds to be done on the activities of the Leonards during Philip's War.

One of the garrison houses used during King Philip's War was the SamuelLeonard house erected in 1653 by James Leonard at the site of Taunton'sAncient Iron Works Company now in Raynham. A memorial plaque marking thespot is located seven-tenths of a mile east from Route 44 along the southside of Route 104.

Another traditional story is that Philip's head was deposited in thebasement of Leonard's house for safekeeping before being sent toPlymouth. However, none of the early historians indicated anything butthat the head was sent directly to Plymouth for display. (Philip wasshot by Alderman, a Sakonnet Indian, on August 12, 1676, in a swamp atthe foot of Mt. Hope in Bristol. His head was set on a pole in Plymouthand stayed there for a generation. For more on King Philip's War, seeEric B. Schultz and Michael J. Tougias, "King Philip's War: The Historyand Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict (Woodstock, VT: TheCountryman Press, 1999)."

ECL notes that James had 68 grandchildren. A chart gives those presentat a Thanksgiving family party in 1690, and I've checked all thegrandchildren alive then against the chart (there were 45 living in 1690).

Account of Estate of James Leonard of Taunton dtd. August 24, 1697.Agreement about estate among Isaac and Hannah Dean, Joseph Leonard, UriahLeonard, Thomas Leonard, Benjamin Leonard, James Leonard, John andAbigail Kingsley, and Isaac and Rebecca Chapman. (1:44).

William Reed Deane in "Genealogical Memoir of the Leonard Family" listsall of the children but John (NEHGS Reg. 1851:414(3).

James LEONARD and Mary Jane MARTIN were married in 1640 in England.2 Mary Jane MARTIN2 (daughter of Isaac MARTIN) was born before 1625. She died on 25 Feb 1663/64 in Taunton, Bristol Co., MA. She was also referred to as Margaret and Jennie Martin. A family ofMartyns lived in Newport, not far from Pontypool. Henry Martyn, yeoman,1573, John, William, Thomas, Morgan, Mary, Edmund, Catherine, 1583.William was keeper of the keys in Newport. Further research at Newportand the Monmouthshire County Records Office might turn up a relationship,although church records in that area do not go back to this era.
Leonard, James (I1130)
5924 The Levi Burditt Bible was found on EBay in 2002 and purchased by Judy Brown (her mother-in-law, Corrine Burditt Brown, is a descendant of Levi Burditt(gg-grandughter)

Judy wrote the following:

Information from Levi's Bible

Inside front cover inscribed:
Levi Burditts
September 8, 1829
Palatine [?] Montgomery

also written in a different hand and parallel to the edge of the cover:

Joseph H. Muggones [?] $3.50

The title page is missing, but on p. 576 reference is made to "this present year of our Lord God 1823..."

Information on the family pages:

Levi Burditt was married to Nancy Fox May 3, 1829
Levi Burditt was born December 12, 1806
Nancy Burditt was born April 5, 1811
Sally Burditt was born September the 24th 1775
Oliver Burditt was born July the 13th 1830
Daniel Burditt was born the 16 February 1832
Leander F [?] Burditt was born July the 15-- 1835
Cynthy An Burditt was born January the 16-- 1839
Sary Elen Burditt was born March the 29th 1841
Henry Elsworth Burditt was Born February the 16th 1845
Cinthy Ann Burditt died June the 11 1841
Henry Luther Burditt Died Spet 8th 1845
Levi Burditt Died Sept 16th 1845
Daniel Burditt Died April 23 1863
L. L. or F. Burditt departed this life May 23th 1864
Oliver Burditt Died May 1th 1895
Burditt, Levi (I25369)
5925 The Livingston Republican
Geneseo, Livingston County, New York.
Thursday, November 30, 1950

Bigelow — Miss Finette Bigelow, 83, died in East Avon on Wednesday, November 29.

She was born in Geneseo in October, 1867, and was the daughter of the late Nancy Sinclair Bigelow and Revilo Bigelow.

Surviving are three nieces, Miss Arlene Denison of Ashvllle, N.C., Mrs. James Bailey of Geneseo and Mrs. Elizabeth Durney of Geneseo, and one nephew, James R. Haynes of Buffalo.

Funeral will be from the W. S. Rector & Sons funeral chapel, Geneseo, on Thursday, November 30, at 2 p. m. Rev. Walter Muir will officiate.

Interment will be in Temple Hill cemetery, Geneseo. 
Bigelow, Finette (I13296)
Haynes- Miss Luella Haynes, well remembered in this village, died late Friday. She was a sister of the late Mrs. Marvin C. Rowland, who lived in the present R.L. Countryman house on Second street. Her death occurred at the Iola sanitarium where she had been a patient for many years. The funeral was held in the village last Sunday with burial in Temple Hill Cemtery.
Haynes, Luella A.V.N. (I13303)
5927 THE LIVONIA GAZETTE, Livingston County, New York, Thursday, September 20, 1984


Ralph D. Barnard of Hemlock died Sept. 15, 1984. Mr. Barnard was born Feb. 5,1919, in the Town of Richmond, the son of Solon and Mabel DeGolyer Barnard. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Air Corps. Mr. Barnard was a graduate of Cornell University where he had been a member of Alpha Zeta Fraternity and of Ho-Nun-De-Kah Honorary Agricultural Society. He had served as an Agway Committeeman, an ASCS Committeeman, and was a former Secretary of the Hemlock Union Agricultural Society. A member of the United Church of Christ in Honeoye, he had served on the Board of Deacons. Mr. Barnard was also a former member and president of the Honeoye Central School Board.

He is survived by his wife, ...; two daughters, ...: two sons, ... .

THE LIVONIA GAZETTE, Livingston County, New York, Thursday, May 22, 1952

There are five farms in this district which have been passed on from one generation to another through the years, and which today have descendants by the same name living on them. The Barnard farms were originally owned by Peter Barnard. One stone house built by him about 1840 is now occupied by Ralph Barnard. In later years these farms were owned by Fitch and Pitts Barnard and then by Pitts Barnard's sons, Glenn and Ray, and by Fitch's son, Solon, and daughter, Mrs. Fannie Barnard Herman. They are now owned by Solon Barnard's sons, Howard and Ralph. The children of Howard and Ralph make the fifth generation to live on these farms… 
Barnard, Ralph D. (I32111)
5928 The Livonia Gazette, Thursday, April 15, 1954

Funeral services for Mrs Frances L Gray of Conesus, whose death occurred Tuesdav, Apr 13, 1954 will be held today, Thursday at the Reed Funeral Home, Livonia. Burial will be in Arnold Cemetery, Conesus.

Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Ethel Pfluke of Conesus. Mrs. Karl Plail of Wayland and Mrs. Marion Ray of Avon; a son. Clyde of Avon; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, and a nephew
Dow, Frances (I13805)
5929 The lots marked John Northey and Sarah Martin, with the dwelling house thereon, were the property of John Northey of Marblehead, fisherman, in 1667. He subsequently built an addition to the house, and died possessed of the estate in the spring of 1691. The house and the land were then appraised at one hundred pounds. He devised to his son John Northy the new part of the house, and that part of the lot, the house apparently facing to the southeast. The old part of the house and that part of the lot he devised to his daughter Sarah Martin..

Mrs. Martin was the wife of John Martin, and after his decease she conveyed her part of the estate to her sons, Peter, Samuel, Robert and Thomas, she having only a life interest in the property, under her father's will, Nov. 20, 1714..

John Northey, the son, died possessed of his part of the land before March 31, 1732, when administration was granted upon his estate. the house was gone, apparently, before that date. .

Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volume 46, p. 315 
Northey, John (I45168)
5930 The many relatives and friends of Mrs. James Dunn will be grieved to hear of her death which occurred last evening at her home on Wesley street after a nine months' illness, of liver trouble. Deceased was born at St. Clair, Pa, April 14, 1853, was a member of the M.E. Church, of this place, where she has resided for a good many years. She was well known and highly respected. Besides her husband she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Pettebone, also one brother, Fletcher Walker, of Wilkes-Barre and two sisters, Mrs. Charles Gardner of Kingston, and Mrs. William Else, of Santa Cruix, Cali. The funeral will be held from her late home, 38 Wesley street, Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will be Forty Fort Cemetery. Walker, Clara (I38908)
5931 The McWILLIAMSes were among the earliest families who settled in what
is Liberty Township--Robert McWILLIAMS his three sons, Hugh, John,
Robert, and daughter, Jane, who had married Robert CURRY in Ireland.
The McWILLIAMSes bought land in 1771, which was the family homestead,
near Mooresburg. at the time they came there there was a family named
MOORE living where Mooresburg now stands. The sixth generation of the
first Robert McWILLIAMS who came here is now represented in the
children of Dr. R. S. SIMINGTON of Danville, traced as follows: The
eldest son of Robert McWILLIAMS, Sr., was Hugh, whose son was Robert
No. 2, and his son was Hugh No. 2, and the last named was the father
of Mrs. Dr. Robert S. SIMINGTON, and hence her children: Gertrude,
born November 13, 1855, and married Calvin LEINBACH, January 15, 1885;
Harriet Elizabeth, born October 11, 1857, and Anna Jean, born June 30,
1867, are the living sixth generation from the first Robert
McWILLIAMS. The wife of Robert McWILLIAMS was Jean ORR. They were
married in Scotland and removed to the North of Ireland prior to
coming to this country. They stopped at first in Chester county, and
the wife died a short time before they moved to this place. Hugh was
killed by the Indians in 1775. His only son, named Robert, was six
months old at his father's death. He was born in July, 1775. 
McWilliams, Robert (I24129)
5932 The Morning Herald Wednesday April 26 1950
MAYFIELD—-Edwin Templeton, 80, died last night at 9 in the Littauer hospital, where he had been a patient for two months. He was born in Jackson Summit in the Town of Mayfield and resided there the greater part of his life except for a few years spent in Gloversville. He was an attendant of the Mayfield Methodist church. The survivors are four sons, Charles E. Templeton, Johnstown, Bert Templeton, Northampton, Pa., Harold Templeton, Stamford, Conn., and Carl Templeton, Utica; four daughters, Mrs. J. Earl Smith and Mrs. Hazel Green, Gloversville, Mrs. Lionel Hamm and Mrs. Richard Sweeney, Johnstown; one sister, Mrs. Lillian Sweet Gloversville; 23 grandchildren, and six great grandchildren. The funeral service will be held Friday afternoon at 2 at the Walrath A Bushouer funeral home, 51 Fremont street. Burial will be in Mayfield cemetery.* 
Templeton, Edwin William (I2564)
5933 The Morning Herald, Monday June 22, 1925, page 5. Obituary:
Mrs. Mary H. Stalee, 65, of Keck Center, died at 8:20 o'clock Saturday evening *t the Nathan Littauer hospital. Mrs. Stalee had been in poor health for the last five years, and her death followed an operation. She was born, in Illinois, but left there with her parents when she was but five years old, spending the rest of her life at Keck Canter. She is survived by Her husband, William; two sons, John, of Palatine, and Arthur, of Johntown; three sisters, Mrs. George Chant, of Endwell. Mrs. Philip Frederick, of Palatine Bridge, and Miss Jantha Frederick, of the town of Johnstown; and several niece, and nephews.
The body was removed to Finocan Brothers undertaking parlors and later taken to the home. The funeral
will be held at the home -Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, standard time. Rev. Mr. Wood, of Stone Arabia, will officiate, and interment will be made in the family plot in the Ephratah cemetery. 
Frederick, Mary Helen (I12618)
A telegram was received on Tuesday announcing the death of Dr. Marvin C. Rowland, a prominent physician of Geneseo, N.Y. Dr. Rowland was formerly a resident of Argyle, and has many friends in this vicinity.
Rowland, Doctor Marvin C. (I13302)
5935 The mother's family home that was inherited was called "Shiplake"  Wilder, Thomas (I15700)
5936 The Mount Vernon(OH) Literary Society organized in the winter of 1821-2, by a number of young bachelors of the town, to wit: Dr. Norman Murray, David Wadsworth, Henry B. Curtis, John W. Warden and James Beebe. The society fell through by reason of the young men becoming absorbed in the more active duties of life.

He was Justice of the Peace of Fredericktown, Ohio in 1826.

History of Knox Co., Ohio (A.B. Norton, 1862) "Dr. David Wadsworth, another physician, died many years ago. His son, T.B., died in the Mexican War; his daughter Eliza Ellen, Mrs. Struble, is the sole survivor of the family."  
Wadsworth, Doctor David (I1695)
5937 The Naples News
Naples, Ontario County, New York.
Thursday, March 5, 1903

Mrs. Henry Gilbert, whose age was 34 years, died at her home last Monday afternoon after quite a long illness. She was the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gray, and had been in poor health for the past two years. She leaves a husband and six children to mourn her loss. The funeral was held at the Methodist church last Wednesday and the interment was in the Arnold cemetery.
Conesus, March 2d, 1903.
Gray, Della (I13330)
5938 The Naples Record 20 March 1875
On Saturday night, March 13, Mrs. Carrie McMichael daughter of James Pierce, and wife of George McMichael departed this life at the residence of her father where she had been removed in her last illness. Everything that kind parents and friends could do to make the pathway to the grave easy and pleasant was done, and at midnight when she felt that she must leave them, she called her husband, parents, aunts, and relatives present, to her side, bade them adieu, kissed them, and calmly sank to sleep in Him who had sustained her through the pains and trials of a long sickness Carrie was born here, Was 27 years old, and outside of a large circle of relatives was endeared to all the young people. Her genial good nature and kindness will be long be remembered. The funeral services were held from the house at 1 1-2 pm, Monday, and from the M. E. Church, at 2 where a large congregation assembled to mourn with the relatives. The services were very appropriate and impressive, Rev. M. B. Gelston leading in prayer, Rev. H . VanBenschoten discoursing from Revelations 22:4. and singing by the choir, a portion of which was composed of her own cousins, who being members, it was thought their love and grief could not be better expressed than by beautiful songs. She now lies as she requested — between her own mother and grandmother in Rose Ridge. 
Pierce, Caroline H. (I2318)
5939 The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Volume 150
page 18
Mrs. Clara Selby Burch.
DAR ID Number: 149054
Born in Chillicothe, Mo.
Wife of Harold K. Burch.
Descendant of Seth Wheeler, as follows:
1. Josiah T. Selby (b. 1860) m. 1892 May Coston (b. 1861).
2. Chauncey Coston (1816-1902) m. 1846 Emeline Amanda Blair
3. William Marsden Blair (1798-1849) m. 1820 Selinda Wheeler
4. Seth Wheeler m. Rebecca Eliot (d. 1821).
Seth Wheeler (1756-1827) served as private and corporal, 1778, in Col.
Jonathan Chase's regiment of militia which marched to Ticonderoga from
Croyden, N. H. He was born in Sutton, Mass.; died in Dryden, N. Y. 
Selby, Clara (I29441)
5940 The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Volume 70
page 227
Mrs. Eliza Blair Flickinger.
DAR ID Number: 69645
Born in Greenwood, N. Y.
Wife of Charles A. Flickinger.
Descendant of Corp. Seth Wheeler.
Daughter of William Marsden Blair (1798-1849) and Selinda Wheeler
(1799-1898), his wife, m. 1822.
Granddaughter of Seth Wheeler and Rebekah Elliott (d. 1821), his wife.
Seth Wheeler served as private and corporal, 1778, in Col. Jonathan
Chase's regiment of militia which marched to Ticonderoga from Croyden,
N. H., where he was born. He died in Dryden, N. Y. 
Blair, Eliza (I29433)
5941 The obituary of Edward R. Hartman, in the Dansville Express, dated
22Nov1923, reads: "Edward R. Hartman, son of the late Hiram Hartman of
West Sparta, died at his home on VanCampen Street in this village last
Thrusday morning. He had been blind for some time, following an
accident. He leaves his wife, his mother, four sisters and a brother,
Noyes Hartman. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon, Rev. C.A.
Dowdell officiating. Members of Canaseraga lodge I.O.O.F., of which
he was a member being in attendance, burial in Greenmount cemetery."
Edward is buried next to the McLean, Thompson, and Freas families. 
Hartman, Edward R. (I3016)
5942 The obituary of Mrs. John Hartman is written as follows; Death of Mrs.
John Hartman of Groveland. Died at her home in Groveland, Thrusday,
Oct. 11th, 1888, Mrs. John Hartman. Her maiden name was Mary Wallis
Hayes. She was born in Genesee county, this state, resided most of her
unmarried life in Dansville, until 1859, when she married John Hartman
and removed to Groveland wher she has since lived. Her intense love
for the Episcopal church of which she was a devoted member for many
years was shown by the great pleasure she always manifested in its
work. Her sweetness of character which had won for her so many
friends while in health and prosperity a shown out even more brightly
by the great patience and superhuman unselfishness she maintained
during her long and painful illness. She will be missed by her
husband and children as "loss of a mother is always keenly felt, even
if her health be such as to incapacitate her from taking an active
part in the care of the family. She is sweet rallying point for
affection obedience and thousand tenderness. Dreary the blank when she
is withdrawn." Her funeral which was held Saturday was largely
attended by her immediate neighbors and many friends from Dansville.
The beautiful and impressive Episcopal service was obeserved, Rev.
Charles Ricksecker of Mt.Morris officiating.[CI:224:?4:CI] 
Hayes, Mary Wallis (I5191)
5943 The old farm, Hedgehurst, burn in the early part of the 1900's, Lorenzo and Abby were living in the village of Dansville at the time and had it rented out, an Iron fell over that started the fire..It was a Federal Style house. Hulbert, Lorenzo (I1513)
5944 The Olean Democrat (Olean, New York) December 25, 1890.
Edith Allen Perished in the Flames at Bolivar This Morning.
Bolivar, Dec 24 - [Special] - Flames broke out in the double dwelling occupied by four families between 5 and 6 o'clock this morning. One part was occupied by families named Dean and Aldenburg and the other half by a family named Burdick and another whose name cannot be learned. It seems to have been caused by an over-pressure gas, and was discovered in Burdick's part. All this part was burned and nothing saved. Edith Allen, a little girl four years old., step-daughter of the gentleman whose name cannot be learned, perished in the flames. The remains are now at the undertakers. Both fire companies responded promptly to the alarm and did good work saving a house across the street which was twice on fire. There was no insurance so far as can be learned. 
Allen, Edith (I11681)
5945 The Ontario County Times Journal starting on October 24, 1947 had four
separate articles written in successive weeks by Clarence J. Webster.
The articles covered Pioneer Beginnings in Bristol Country. The first
week they mention Elnathan Gooding and brother William came to Bristol
in the fall of 1788. They spent the winter there, eatin, so the
records say, turnips and milk, which the Indians gave to them. It also
mentions that George Codding and John Codding established homes at
about the same time. 
Briggs, Helen M. (I2254)
5946 The People of the State of New York,
To Effie Curtain, Guy Allen, Allan Brady, Marcia Allen, widow of Jay Allen, deceased, James Brady, husband of Gertrude Brady, deceased. Newell Phillips, husband of Emma Phillips, deceased, K. Allen, Abner Allen. Lavern Allen, Rodger Allen, Belle Allen, Eva Miller, Rhoda Allen, if living, widow of Andrew Allen, deceased,
May Mitchell. Fred Allen. Charlie Allen, Sarah Fuller, Malissa Sarf, widow of Leroy Allen, deceased, Delos Whittiker, Rodger Whttiker, if living, husband of Ordelia Whitiker, deceased, Oscar Wilcox, Ella Chandler, Amy
Parker, Susie Fish, Clark Wilcox, If living, husband of Sally Wilcox, deceased, Elmer E. Sisson, Fred Halsey.
Harry Wyckoff, surviving husband of Belle Wyckoff, deceased, Milton Sisson individually and as administrator of Cola Sisson, deceased, Ethel Morton, Alice Sisson, widow of Cola Sisson, deceased, Alfred Rural Cemetery Association, and to all the unknown nephews, nieces,
nephews and grand-nieces of Emaranda Moss late of the Town of Almond, Allegany County, New York, deceased. If any living, whose and places of residence are
known and cannot after due diligence and inquiry be ascertained, and if any of them be dead, their husbands,
widows, heirs-at-law and next of kin and legal representatives, If any, whose names and places of residence are unknown and can not after due diligence and inquiry, be ascertained, and to all the other heirs-at-law and next of kin of Emaranda Moss late of the Town of Almond, Allegany County, New York, deceased,
YOU ARE HEREBY CITED to show cause before the Surrogate's Court of Allegany County at the Surrogate's
office in the Village of Belmont, Allegany County, New York, on the 2d day of January, 1926, at ten o'clock In the forenoon of that day why the last Will and Testament of Emaranda Moss late of the Town of Almond, Allegany
County, New York, deceased, which relates to both real and personal estate, and Is hereby presented for proof by
Addie Sisson of Almond, New York, and Susie Fisk of Wellsville, New York, executors therein named should not be admitted to probate.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, We have caused the seal of our amid Surrogate's Court to be hereunto affixed. WITNESS. HON. Bernard B. ACKERMAN, Surrogate of the County of Allegany,
Belmont New York, the 21st day of November, 1924.
Allen, Emoranda (I2348)
5947 The Philadelphia Inquirer; Friday, April 5, 1974, Section C Page 4:
April 2, 1974, suddenly, WILLIAM C., of 413 W. Chew St., beloved brother of Vincent E. Myers, Charlotte Petrino and Grace Gallagher. Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral Sat., 9 A.M., McGrath Funeral Home, 446 W. Spencer St. (6100 . 5th St.). Mass of Christian Burial, 10 A.M., St. Helena’s Church. Friends may call Fri. eve. Int. Holy Sepulchre Cem. 
Myers, William Charles (I39441)
5948 The Philadelphia Inquirer; Friday, July 27, 2012:
EILEEN M. (nee Doyle), July 23, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Robert A. Loving mother of Barbara, Lawrence, Bruce, David (Ann), Diane, and the late Robert and Richard (Hillary). Also survived by 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Monday eve, 6 to 9 P.M., at GUCKIN FUNERAL MANSION, 3320-40 "G" St. (Parking on Premises). Viewing also Tuesday, 8:30 A.M. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, 10 A.M. at Nativity BVM Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. 
Doyle, Eileen M. (I39416)
5949 The Picket Line Post, Mount Morris, NY, June 22, 1932 Muchler, Truman M. (I8574)
5950 The remains of Mrs. James Haynes, who died in her home in Hornellsville Monday, were brought here for burial Thursday. The deceased was fifty one years and survived by her husband and two daughters, Delia and Irene, and her brother, William Preston of this village. Rev. D. L. Chase officiated at the burial service at Oakwood Thursday morning. Those here from out of town to attend the funeral were: Mr. Charles Wright of Sloan, Erie Co. N.Y., Mr. Frank Preston and niece of Ithaca, Randall Haynes and son of Hornellsville, Eugene Hulburt and family of Dansville.
Nunda News, Nunda, Livingston County, New York.
Saturday, March 22, 1902

Preston, Lucinda (I45366)

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