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sons, who like their father, were tailors by trade. His wife
was Elizabeth Easton, by whom he had : Charles, he was a
soldier in the War of 1812, and died in Marcellus, unmar-
ried; Stephen, died young; Warren, married (1) Harriet
Stevens and (2) Hehrietta Van Hosen, moved to Clinton,
Michigan, where he died ; Himaaz, married Mary Salmon of
Onondaga, he died in Marcellus and his wife out West;
Caroline, married Martin Christler, both died in Sumpter,
Mich. ; Ann Eliza (twin) , married James Benham and died
in Bridgwater, Mich. ; twin of Eliza, died young ; Seymour
N., married Lizana Roundy, daughter of Capt. Asahel and
Hannah (Weston) Roundy, he died in Syracuse, and his



«PAFFORD MORTUARY RECORDS WITH GENEALOGICAL NOTES 277

wife in 1899 resided in Onondaga Valley, N. Y. ; Stephen C.
(2nd), married Ursula Whiting, wife and he both dead;

Marcus, married Caroline , he died in Clinton,

Mich.; Cornell J., married (1) Sarah Carter, and (2) Sarah
Easton, member of Company " H," 149th Regt., N. Y. Vols.
Inft., lost a leg at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., resides
in Brewertown, N. Y. There were one or two more, making
thirteen in all, who died young.)

(Borodino.)

WOODWORTH.

James Woodworth. Died October 11, 1858, age 79 years,
11 months, 17 days.

" He sweetly sang on Earth,
Now sings in Heaven."

(He was a native of Connecticut and first settled in
Mayfield, Fulton County, N. Y. ; from there he came to this
town about 1820, and settled on Lot 23, Sempronius. By
his wife Hannah Fish, he had the following children : Joel
C, married Sarah Eadie, daughter of James and Martha
(Smith) Eadie; Jonathan F., married Emma Legg,
daughter Capt. Otis and Polly (Sabin) Legg, and widow of
Truman Cross; and Mercy R., married John Wallace, both
dead.)

(Spafford.)

Hannah (Fish), wife of James Woodworth. Died March
28, 1850, age 72 years.

(Spafford.)

Joel C. Woodworth, (son of James and Hannah (Fish)
Woodworth). Died December 1, 1873, age 65 years, 5
months, 5 days.

(He was bom in Majrfield, Fulton County, N. Y., in 1808 ;
by his wife Sarah Eadie he had: Cyrenus, married Char-
lotte Norton, daughter of Seymour and Sally (Lyman) Nor-
ton, farmer and surveyor, resides in Spafford, N. Y. ; Perry
F., married Martha Norton, daughter of Seymour and Sally
(Lyman) Norton, was member of the 122nd Regt., N. Y.
Vols. Inft., War of 1861, farmer, has been Supervisor of
the town, and held other minor town offices, resides in
Spafford, N. Y.; Arlo, married (1) Emma Bacon, daughter
of William and Phebe (Isdell) Bacon, first wife dead, (2)
Helen Norton, daughter of Erastus and Mary (Isdell) Nor-



278 ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

ton, and widow of Wallace Gordon, he resides in Spafford,
N. Y. ; Justina, married Charles Rich of Borodino, N. Y.;
Vestilina E., married Alfred G. Harrington, son of Jenlcs
Harrin^on, resides in Spafford, N. Y. ; Elizabeth M., mar-
ried George Case; Hannah Martha, married James Bacon,
son of William and Phebe (Isdell) Bacon ; and James Irwin,
and James Henry, each of whom died young.)

(Spafford.)

Sarah (Eadie), wife of Joel C. Woodworth. Died June
17, 1884, age 75 years, 9 months, 15 days.

(She was bom in Rensselaerville, Rensselaer County,
N. Y., in 1808.)

(Spafford.)

James Irwin, died September 13, 1840, age 3 years, II
months, 26 days.

James Henry. Died May 16, 1843.

Sons of Joel C. and Sarah (Eadie) Woodworth.

(Spafford.)

Joel C, son of Perry F. and Martha (Norton) Wood-
worth. Died October 10, 1879, age 5 years, 9 months, 10
days.

" Our Darling Boy."
(By his wife, Martha Norton, Mr. Woodworth had two
children besides those here recorded : Gertrude I., a teacher
and graduate of Cortland Normal School ; and Olin F., who
resides at home in Spafford, N. Y.)

(Spafford.)

Lucretia E., daug-hter of Perry F. and Martha (Norton)
Woodworth. Died October 1, 1879, age 12 years, 9 months,
17 days.

" Rest in Peace."

(Spafford.)

Emma (Bacon) , wife of Arlo Woodworth. Bom in 1851,
died in 1894.

(Spafford.)
Leona. Bom 1875, died 1887.
Phebe. Bom 1878, died 1882.

Daughters of Arlo and Emma (Bacon) Woodworth.
" We miss thee."

(Spafford.)



SPAFFORD MORTUARY RECORDS WITH GENEALOGICAL NOTES 279

Ambrose, son of Elias and Deidamia (Bassett) Wood-
worth. Died September 16, 1829, age 21 years, 10 months,
24 days.

(Mr. and Mrs. Woodworth resided at one time near the
Center, but eventually moved out of town. Besides Am-
brose they had three other sons : Enos, he moved to Michi-
gan; Henry, died here unmarried; Elias, Jr.; and one
daughter, Esther, who married Jonathan Johnson, both died
here.)

(Nunnery.)

WORDEN.

Truman Worden. Died May 22, 1876, age 68 years.

(He came to this town from Victory, N. Y., and married
Phebe Harrington, daughter of John and Catherine Har-
rington, and by her had two children: Frances, married
Uriah Morris, son of Samuel and Jane (Springer) Morris,
resides at Glen Haven; and Walter, married Margaret
Wood, daughter of Cyrus Wood, resides at Spafford, N. Y.

Walter Worden, (son of Truman), by his wife Margaret
Wood had five children: Alvin, married Adelle Randall,
died in Syracuse, N. Y. ; Alice, married William C. Randall,
resides in Spafford, N. Y. ; Fannie, married Frank Randall,
resides in Spafford, N. Y. (the three Randalls above were
children of Nathan and Mary (Wadsworth) Randall) ;
Oliver, died unmarried; and Dora, married John Brown,
son of William Brown. Mrs. Worden is also deceased and
buried in this cemetery.)

(Spafford.)

Phebe (Harrington, wife of Truman Worden. Died
December 27, 1887, age 76 years.

" Dearest names to mortals given
Is Father, Mother, Home and Heaven."

(Her father and mother came from Foster, R. I.)

(Spafford.)

WORTHINGTON.

Stephen Worthington. Died February 3, 1830, age 33
years.

(Spafford Hollow.)



2S0 ONONDAGA HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION

YORK.

John York. Died May 28, 1892, age 73 years.

(Mr. York's first wife was Sarah A. Clark. In his will
dated April 30, 1891, probated July 6 ,1892, he mentions a
second wife, Leleah York, against whom he obtained a
divorce, December 6, 1882, and who was then living under
the name of Leleah Adlam, and her child May Adlam, then
10 years old ; he also mentions : Mary A. Cook, and Lucinda
Gamble, whom he made executrixes, and a son, John York,
then a minor residing with Stephen Masters, this last John
was probably John 2nd, he having lost a son John, who died
in 1871, age 13 years.

(Spafford Hollow.)

Sarah A. Clark, wife of John York. Died August 12,
1874, age 43 years.

(Spafford Hollow.)

John, son of John and Sarah Ann (Clark) York. Died
November 29, 1871, age 13 years.

(Spafford Hollow.)

William York. Died May 29, 1881, age 58 years.

(His first wife was Elizabeth York; in his will dated May
24, 1881, proabted July 16, 1881, he mentions his second
wife, Sarah Ann York, and his children : William Henry,,
then of Marcellus, N. Y.; CJeorge Seymour, Fanny J., and
Lydia York, each residing in Spafford, N. Y., and all of
full age, except George Seymour York, who was then a
minor.)

(Spafford Hollow.)

Elizabeth, wife of William York. Died November 5,.
1865, age 33 years.

(Spafford Hollow.)



ILLUSTRATIONS



Captain George K. Collins ...Frontispiece

Captain Asahel Roundy _ — 23

Uriaih Roundy, Esq - - 27

Colonel Phineas Hutchens _ - 29

Thomas Maxson Foster _ 33

Borodino School House _ _ _ 38

Borodino Town Hall _ _ „ 44

Borodino M. E. Church 45

Union Meeting House, Spafford Comers 53

Berry's Store, Spafford Comers _ 66

Roundy's Tavern, Spafford Corners _ 68

Borodino Store ajid Tavem 71

Spafford Hills From Skaneateles Lake „ 75

Skaneateles Lake From Spafford Hills 76

Head of Skaneateles Lake From Window of Sweet
Briar Cottage. _ „ _ 83

Skaneateles Lake From Sweet Briar Cottage 85

City of Syracuse, Approaching Spafford Landing._ 87

Cottage William S. Teall, Skaneateles Lake. _ „ 90

Prof. Charles 0. Roundy 105

Sanford Thayer, Artist. _ _ 108

Jefferson J. Brown _ 109

Edwin S. Edwards 110



INDEX

Parti

Introduction and General Description of Spafford. _.... 3

Town and County Organization _ „ 5

Military Tract _ _ _ _ __ 10

Names of Soldiers Drawing Bounty Lands in Si>afford... 15

First Settlers. „ _ _ 17

Gilbert Palmer and Son John 17

Names of Other Settlers _ _ __ „ 20

Biography —

Captain Asahel Roundy.— - _ 23

Uriah Roundy, Esq _ „ _ _ 27

Pullman Family. _ „ _ 28

Colonel Phineas Hutdhens _ _ 29

Roswell Hutchens. _ _ _ _ 30

Amos Miner _ 32

Daniel Wallace, Jr _ _ _ 36

Shadrack Roundy _ ~_ 51

Lorenzo Wesley Roundy_ 51

Jared Curtis Roundy _ 52

Hall Washington Roundy. _ _ — 52

Judge Elliott Anthony. _ _ 93

Prof. Silas M. Betts _._ . 96

Dr. John Collins _ __ 96

Captain George K. Collins 99

Prof. Ezara Knapp _ „. 101

Hon. Martin Augustus Knapp 101

Dr. Jonathan Kneeland _ 102

Colonel William W. Legg _ 104



Prof. Charles 0. Roundy _ - - 105

Hon. Sidney Smith 106

Sanford Thayer _ - 108

Bam Moving- _ - 33

Schools 38

uhurches and Libraries __ _ _ _ 41

Mormon Exodus _ _ _ 47

Union Meeting House - _ _ _ S3

Other Corporations _ „ 58

i.^ills, Distilleries and Furnaces _.„ _ 59

Taverns Stores, Shops, Potasheries and Tanneries 66

Hi^ways „ 72

Professional Men —

Physicians _ 76

Lawyers _ _ 80

Ministers _ „ 81

Teachers „ „ .._ _ 81

Artists and Sculptors 81

Surveyors 82

Postmasters _ _ 82

Skaneateles Lake and Cottages 82

Steamboats _ „ 85

Glen Haven Sanitarium. _ _ _ 87

Cottages _ „ 88

Miscellaneous _ _.. 91

Maple Sugar Making. _ _ _ 9 1

Maple Groves _ 92

Town Officers 109

Company and General Training _ 110

Soldiers of All Wars _ „ _ Ill

Hunting, Pigeons Birds, etc 93



INDEX



Part II



Ackles 5

Adams 6

Adlam 7

Albro . ...; 7

Allen 7

Alvord 8

Anderson 8

Andrews 9

Angel 10

Anthony 10

Arnold 12

Avery 12

Babcock 13

Bacon 15

Baker 17

Ball 18

Barber 18

Barker 20

Barnes 21

Bates 21

Baxter 22

Bearse 23

Becker 23

Beeler 26

Bennett 26

Berry 28

Bierce 30

Billings 31

Bittles 31

Blmiden 32

Bodley 32

^aughton 32

Bowen 33

BouteU 33

Breed .... . .".■.... 35



Briggs 37

Brown 38

Brownell 40

Bryan 41

Bryant 41

Buff ington 41

Bidfinch 42

Burdick 43

Burlton 48

Burns 48

Burroughs 50

Cady 51

Calkins 51

Callender 52

Carr 52

Carroll 54

Carver 54

Case 54

Chandler 56

Chapman 56

Chappell . 57

Churchell 57

Churchill 60

Clark 62

Cleveland 63

Cobb 63

Coe 64

Cole 64

Oollins 65

Colton 69

Cook 69

Conklin 70

Coon 70

Copp 71

Cornell 71



Cowan 72

Cowles 73

Cox 73

Craig 74

Crane 74

Cross 75

Culver 76

Curtis 76

Darbey 77

Darling 77

Davis 78

Dedriek 81

Derbeshire 82

Derbin 82

Dibble 82

Doolittle 82

Doty 83

Dunbar 85

Eadie 85

Earl 87

Eddy 88

Edwards 90

Eggleston 91

Eglin 92

Eldred 93

Eliot 93

Elison 95

Emmons 95

English 96

Enos 96

Fay 96

Ferry 96

Filkins 98

Fisher 98

Fitzgerald 101

Force 101

Ford ..; 102

Foster 102

Frederick 104

Fuller 105

Fulton 105

Gale 107

Gay 108

Garuthers 109



Geer ^ 109

Gifford 109

Gilbert 110

Gillett 110

Green 110

Golden 112

Goodrich 113

Goodwin 113

Gordon 113

Grove 114

Gregory 114

Griffin 114

Grinnell 114

Grout 115

Gutsell 117

Hall 117

Haight 119

Hamilton 120

Harmon 120

Harrington 121

Harris 123

Harvey 124

Hay 126

Hayes 126

Hayf ord 127

Havens 128

Henry 130

Hibbard 130

Higbey 130

Hill 130

Hillebert 132

Hinman 133

Hinds 133

Hiscock 134

Holmes 134

Howtin 136

Hoxsie • .136

Huffman 137

Hunt 137

Hurd 138

Hutchens 138

Hutton 140

Hyde 141

Ide 141



Ingham 143

Ingerson 143

Isdell 143

Jackson 144

Jacobs 145

Johnson 145

Kellogg 147

Kelsey 147

King 148

Kingsbury 148

Kirkpatrick 148

Ejiapp 148

Kneeland 152

Knight 155

Lamb 155

Lansdown 155

Lathrop 155

Learned 155

Legg 156

Leland 158

Lewis 158

Lieber 160

Lounsbury 161

Lyon 161

Mabie 163

Mahar 164

Mapes 164

Manley 164

Marshall 166

Martin 167

Mason 167

Masters 170

Maxson 171

Maybee 171

Maynard 171

McCausey 172

McDaniels 172

McDuffee 173

McKay 173

Mear 175

Mellen 175

Melvin 175

Merrett 177

Millard 177



MiUs 177

Miner 178

Moon 179

Morey 180

Morgan 180

Morris 181

Morton 182

Morse 183

Moss 183

Moxey 183

Nash 183

Nesbit 184

Newell 184

Newville 185

Nichols 185

Niles 185

Noble 185

Nodine 186

North 187

Norton 187

Nye 190

O'Farrell 190

Olmstead 192

Olmsted , ...193

Orton 193

Ostrander 194

Owen 195

Palmer 196

Parker 199

Patten 200

Patterson 200

Pease 203

Peck 203

Perkins 204

Phelps 204

Plummer 204

Picket 205

PoUock 205

Potter 205

Powers 205

Pressey 206

Preston 207

Prindle 207

Pullman 210



Purdy 211

Quick 211

EandaU ..211

Eandell 215

Eathbone 215

Eaymond 216

Eeed 217

Eiee 217

Eich 1 218

Eiehardson 218

Eiggalls 219

Eipley 219

Eobertson 222

Eobinson 223

Eobison 223

Rogers 223

Eoot 224

Eosman 224

Eounds .224

Eoundy 224

Eowen 231

Eust 231

Sanford 232

Seeley 232

Sessions 233

Sharp 235

Shaw 235

Shelden 236

Sheldon 236

Sherwood 237

Skellie 237

Smith 238

Sornborger 244

Spaulding 244

Spencer 245

Sprague 245

Stanton 245

Stebbens 247

Stevens 247

Stone 248

Streeter 248

Strong 250

Strope 250

Taft 251



Taylor 252

Thayer 252

Thompson 253

Terbush 255

Tinkham 255

Town 257

Trumbull 258

Tucker 259

Turner ..259

Tuttle 259

Unckless 260

Underwood 261

Vail 262

Van Benschoten 262

Vandenburgh 263

Vanderlin 264

Van Patten 264

Vary 264

Wallace 264

Walker 269

Watson 269

Waine 269

Walch 269

Webster 270

Wellington 270

Weston 270

Whaley ; 272

Wheeler 272

Whiting 272

Whitney 273

Wilber 273

Wilcox 273

Williams 273

Williamson 273

WilHs 275

Wiltsie 275

Winchester 275

Wirth 276

Wood 276

Wo'odworth 277

Worden 279

Worthington 279

York 280



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