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1864. Father, Richard Tompkins, born in this county
in 1798, died in 1872 ; children eight.

VanBenschoten Henry, p o Freedom Plains, farmer, 214 acres,
has been supervisor, clerk, &e.; wife Mary Vervalin,
of Duchess county, married in 1867 ; children four-
Annie, bom in 1859, Louise, in 1862, Elias T., in 1867,
John E., in 1870. Father, Elias T. VanBenschoten,
born in this county December 22, 1783, died aged 86
years.

VanBensehoten Elias, p o LaGrangeville, farmer, 155 acres,
born in LaGrange in 1826 ; wife Sarah L. F. Wooster,
of New Tork city, married in 1875 ; children three-
Clara Wooster, Emma L. Wooster, Anna J. Wooster,
all adopted. Father, Tennis VanBenschoten, born in
Duchess county October 9, 1755, died December 23,
1835, farmer. Grandfather, Elias VanBenschoten,
born in this county. Old homestead purchased in
1748.

VanEleeck Andrew J., p o Manchester Bridge.

VanRleek Monfort J., p o Noxon, farmer, 100 acres, born in La-
Grange in 1882, has been assessor for several years and
collector ; wife Margaret A. Ostrander, born in
Duchess county in 1828, married December 31, 1845 ;
children eight— Mary E^ Sarah A., Alice O., Kate B.,
Delia, Emeline, Norah M,, and Cora E.

Velic James L., p o Freedom Plains.

Velio Melissa J., p o Freedom Plains.

Wright Thomas, p o Arthursburgh, farmer, 3.32 acres, born In
LaGrange in 1833, has been town superintendent of
public schools five years ; wife Phebe Rogers, born in
Beekman, married In 1839' ; children eleven. Father,
Lewis Wright, born in Duchess county in 1801 j first
wife, Maria Vermilyea. born in Duchess county in ISOl,

, married in 1831, died December 30, 1827 ; two children :

second wife, Zillah Anderson, born in Duchess county,
married in 1838 ; children four, three living.

Warren W. J., p o Noxon,



MILAN.

Ackerman Rev. Jesse, p o Milan, pastor of M. E. Church, bom
in Ulster county in 1848, settled in this county in 1880,
president of Bible Society; wife Mary A. Falkner, of
Ulster county, married in 1873; children three. Father
born in Ulster county, mother still living there; has
been in ministry eight years.

Allendorf George, p o Milan, farmer, 160 acres, born in Duchess
county June 25, 1815. has been , commissioner and
assessor; wife Catharine E. Stall, married in 1835;
children six. Father, Nicholas Alendorf, born in 1776
in Bed Hook; wife born in 1778. Philip I. Stall born in
Milan Sept. 24, 1718. Annie Cookingham born in Milan
Nov. 19, 1789.

Allendorf Peter E., p o Milan, farmer, 85 acres, born in Renss-
elaer county March 12, 1850, settled in this county
April 1,1859; wife Adella Cookingham, of Bhinebeck,
married Feb. 25, 1875; one child

Case Bensselaer, p o Milan, merchant, owns house and store,
born in Clinton in 1811, has been town clerk and justice
for twenty years; wife Charity Crapser, of Schoharie,
married in 1833.

Cole Catharine, p o Jackson Corners, merchant, born in Colum-
bia county May 1, 1830, settled in this county in 1844,
owns 129 acres of' land, married in 1844; children four
living; husband, Peter Cole.

Cookingham Isaac, p o i^ilan, farmer, born in Milan in 1814;
wife Phebe White, of Milan, married In 1869; children
six by first wife. Father, Daniel G,, son of George
Cookingham, born in this county.

Cornelius Jeptha W. , j) o LaFayetteville, farmer. 120 acres, bom
in Stanford ville in 1829; wife Eliza A. Haines, born in
' Milan in 1833, married in 1851; children six living.
William Haines, bom in 1807, still living.

Case SackettL., p. o. LaFayetteville, farmer, 300 acres; born in
Milan Nov. 35, 1850, has been commissioner of higlf-
ways; wife Ida B. Palmer, of Stanford, married Jan.
16, 1872; children three

Cornelius Alfred M, p o LaFayetteville, farmer, 200 acres, born
in Stanfordville Dec. US, 1830, has been assessor six
years; wife Louise Bowe, of Milan, married about
1859; two daushters. Father, Matthew Cornelius, born
in Stanfordville in 1803. Grandfather born in Long
Island.

Feller Henry A., p o Jackson Corners, farmer 267>^ acres, bom
in Bed Hook in 1834, has been supervisor and assessor
six years, married in 1845; children nine, four boys,
five girls.

Fero Eli, p o Rock City, shoemaker, born in Bed Hook in 1822;
wife Eliza M. Camfleld; children three living; first
wife Aluira Sickle, married in 1851; children three.
Father, Peter Fero, born in Bed Hook in 1788, died in
1858.

FerriSjCharles, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 200 acres, born in Fine
Pli.ins in 1853, has been inspector of election two
years; wife Minerva Herrick, of Fine Plains, married
in 1876; one child— John Herrick, of Fine Plains.

Fulton Elisha E., p o Uijper Red Hook, farmer, born in Milan in
18M, has been inspector of election and justice of the
peace; wife Margaret Smith, of Columbia county,
married Dec. 16, 1860; children three living. Father,
Ephraim Fulton, born in 1781, died in 1856; wife Susan-
na Fellow, born in Columbia county in 1782, died in
1863. Grandfather, John Fulton, settled on same farm
in 1765, died in 1833, aged about 93 years.

Fulton Isaac, p o Upper Red Hook, farmer, 370 acres, born in
Milan April 13, 1819, has been assessor and justice of
peace; wife Elizabeth Snider, of Bed Hook, married in
1848; one child- Benjamin B. John Fulton, Jr., born
in 1776. Father, John Fulton, came from Ireland about
1771.

Huffman, B. A. V., p o Bock City, hotel proprietor, owns two
acres, born in Bensselaer county in 1833, settled in this
county in 1835; wife Josephine Ham, born in Columbia
county in 1843, married in 1863; children four. Father,
George N. Huffman, born in 1790; wife born in 1791.

Hedges J. D., p o Jackson Corners, farmer, 170 acres, born in
Milan in 1840, has been commissioner of highways.

Hicks George, p o Milan, farmer, 116 acres, born in Pine Plains
March 1, 1818; wife Cynthia Acker, married Sept. 5,
1S41; one child.

Hicks, C. D., p o Milan.

Herrick Walter, p o Milan, physician, born in Milan in 1830; wife
Ellen Sherwood, of Pine Plains, married in 1856;
children two.

Husted Adelbert L., p o LaFayetteville, farmer, 300 acres, born
in Milan in 1844: wife Susan L. Thomson, of Stanford,
N. Y., married Oct. 5, 186S; children three.

Jackson Ferris, p o Milan, farm laborer, born in Milan in 1856.
Father, Henry Jackson.

Link Jeremiah, p o Milan, miller, 23 acres, born in Milan March
14, 1834, has been commissioner of highways two terms,
assessor one term; wife Catharine N. Hicks, of Milan,
married in 1858; one son — Alfred I., aged 19 years.

Morehouse Ezra L.. p o Bock City, deputy sheriff, born in
Milan in 1838, has been justice of peace and constable;
wife Phebe Thom, born in 1838. married March 14
1860 ; one daughter. Grandfather born in Bridge-
port, Conn., came to this county in 1803.



PERSONAL STATISTICS.



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Pella Alfred, p o [Jackson Corners, farmer, 263 acres, born In
Milan in 1831, has been commissioner four terms, is
now assessor ; wife Julia Stickel, born in Columbia
county in 1841, marrfed October 11, 1862 ; one son, Jere-
miah.
Philips Jacob, p o Upper Bed Hook, farmer, 180 acres, born in
Milan in 1844 ; wife Amelia C, Vosburg, married in
1865 ; children two.
Reid Eliza C, p o LaFayetteville, farmer, 368 acres, born in
Milan in 1806 ; husband, Leonard Rowe, was supervisor
one term and justice of peace, married in 1827 :
children four.
Rowe Horatio, p o Milan, farmer, ISO acres, born in Milan, Jan.

.3, 1835, has been assessor and supervisor.
Rust William, p o Milan, clothier and farmer, HOU acres, born
in London, England, in 1806 ; settled in this county in
1835 ; wife Ellen Post, born in Kingston, Ulster county,
married in 1840. Father and mother died in England
before 1835.
Scales Catherine H. (Quick,) p o Milan, farmer, 164 acres, born in
Rhinebeckin 1836 married in 1844 ; five sons, three liv-
ing; husband William Schooler ; one son Congregation-
allst minister, one at home, one in Ohio, Settled in this
county in 1840 ; settled in Thoradale in 1864, and now
owns that village with the exception of a grist mill.
Schultz Isaac A., p o Bock City, farmer and miller, born in
Milan in November, 18iJ3, married in 1872; children
three. Stephen T. Davis, father of wife, born in New
York city in 1800.
Scobe Frank, p o Milan, larmer, born in Ohio December 2, 1860,
settled in this county in 1864 ; wife Mary E. Stall of
Milan, married in 187».
Shoemaker William B., p o Rock City.
Schultz John G., p o Bock City, farmer, born in Milan in 1811 ;

wife Elizabeth Columbia, married in 1853.
Stickle John M., p o Elizavllle, Columbia county, farmer, 100
acres, born in Bed Hook in 1824, has been supervisor ;
wife 0. Squire of Stamford, Delaware county, married
tlune 6, lB'33 ; one daugbter. Father, Peter Stickle,
born in Bed Hook. John I. Stickle, bom Feb. 20,
1774, subject of King George III, of England.
Sweet Pedro, p o LaFayetteville, farmer and peddler, born in
Milan December 25, 1845, has been inspector of elec-
tion two terms and town clerk, married in 1879 ;
children three, by first wife. Father, Jerome Sweet,
aged 60 years, farmer, owns 96 acres In Milan.
Teator Uriah, p o Upper Bed Hook, farmer, 307 acres, born in
Milan in 1835, has been supervisor two terms ; wife
Emeline Boice, of Bed Hook, married June 23, 1853 ;
children eight. Mrs.' Boice living in Clermont,
Columbia county.
Tborne John, p o Milan, farmer, 165 acres, born in Milan in 1832.
Father, Robert E. Thorne, born in 1798 ; children
four — three daughters, one son. Mother living at
age of 84 years.
Vosburgh Frank, p o Rock City, farmer, 86 acres, born in Bed
Hock in 1851. excise commissioner one term ; wife
T>elia F. Stall, at Green Bush, married in 1878 ; chil-
dren three. F&ther, Martin Vosburgh, died about
1870 ; mother living with Charles in Stanford, aged
about 82.
Witherwax Isaac H., p o Milan, farmer, 83 acres, born in Clinton
in 1838; wife Louise J. Hendricks, of Rhinebeck, mar-
ried May 24, 1859 ; children two, living.
Wilbur Henry, p o LaFayette, farmer, born in Milan in 1806 ;
wife Mary Ann Cookingham, of Milan, married in
1848 ; children three. Father, Jeptha Wilbur, born in
Rhode Island, died at age of 80 years ; wife Elizabeth
Mosier.
Teomans John, p o LaFayetteville, farmer, born in Milan in
1806, has been justice of peace twenty years, and
commissioner; wife Margaret Ann Morris, born in
Milan in 1808, married in 1828 ; children four living.
Father and mother were Scotch.



NORTH EAST.

Barton L. L., Colman Station, farmer, 144 acres, born in Colum-
bia county in 1834, settled in this county in 1860, has
been commissioner; wife Henrietta Pulver, born in
1834, married in 1860; children three.

Beach Nathan C, p o Millerton. merchant, born in this county
in 1840; wife Alice Wheeler, born in Sharon, Conn , in
in 1852, married in 1869.

Bryan David, p o Shekomeko, farmer, 400 acrej, born in North
East in 1819, has been supervisor, justice of peace, as-
sessor, and inspector of election; wife Cornelia Wil-
son, born in this town in 1825, married in 1867; first
wife Ann L. Sackett, married in 1854, died in 1858.

Bryan Isaac, p o Shekomeko, farmer, 240 acres, born in North
East in 1815, has been commissioner and assessor^ wife
Mary Hoffman, born in Pine Plains in 1827, married in
October, 1861; children two. Grandfather was among
the first settlers in this part of the county.

Campbell James, p o Iron Junction, merchant and farmer, 200
acres, born in Columbia county in 1840. settled in this
county in 1856, member of N Y. Stock Exchange; wife
Lizzie Parker, of Florida, married in 1869; children six.
Mr. Campbell is a member of the N. Y. Mining Ex-
change.



Campbell Eliza, p o Millerton, farmer, 164 acres, born in Colum-
bia county in 1813, settled in this county in 1855; hus-

,S'Jt^J°}'^ '^S.^Pb^"' "' Massachusetts, married in
1885, died in 1866; children five.

Clark George, p o Millerton, farmer, 700 acres, born in North
East in 1818, has been supervisor.

Clark Hiram, p o Millerton, farmer, 400 acres in old homestead,
born m North East in 1824; wife Mary Biter, born in

„, ; ,, Pine Plains in 1834, married in 1847; children two.

Uark Henry, p o Millerton, farmer, 280 acres, born in this coun-
ty in 1808; wife Betsy Ann Wheeler, born in this town,
married in 1836, died in 1870.

Couch Hattie E., p o Mount Riga.

Collins Kate, p o Colman Station, farmer, 212 acres, born in
Pine Plains in 1835; husband William Collins, married
in 1859, died in March 1878; children one. Mrs. Collins
now occupies the homestead occupied by his great-
grandfather.

Crum George E., p o Millerton, farmer, 100 acres, born in Litch-
field county. Conn., in 1815, settled in this county in
1815, is now supervisor and justice of peace; wife
Emily A. Clark, bom in town, married in 1839; children
five.

Finch James, p o Millerton, merchant, born in Columbia county
in 1827, settled in this county in 1848, has been town
clerk two terms. Aug. 8, I8811, the store of Mr. Finch
was entered by masked men, himself and Clark bound,
and a large amount of valuables taken.

Frink George S., p o Irondale, manufacturer of pig iron, born in
Litchfield county. Conn, in 1845, settled in this county
in 1878.

Grey W. B., p Millerton, merchant, born in Pine Plains in
1832, has been postmaster at Millerton; wife Charlotte
A, Card, born in Columbia county, married in 1866;
children five.

Guernsey Mrs. L. E., p o Sharon Station, farmer, 200 acres, born
in this town in 1841 ; husband Samuel J. Guernsey, of
this county, married in 1859, died Dec. 4, 1876; children
four. Mrs Guernsey occupies the old homestead oc-
cupied by Mr. Guernsey's father.

Garnsey John S., p o Sharon Station, farmer, 159 acres, born in
Duchess county in 18*^2, has been commissioner of
highways; wife Julia A. James, born in this county in
1835, married in 1843; children four.

Hamblin Myron, p o Millerton, farmer, 340 acres, born in county
in 1808, has been assessor several terms, and commis-
sioner; wife Rachel A. Tripp, married in 1844; children
four.

Hamblin David, p o Millerton, farmer, 3.33 acres, born in Colum-
bia county in 1844, settled in county in 1858; wife Sarah
Rowe, born in Fine Plains in 1847, married in 1872;
children three.

Hamilton J, E., p Shekomeko, wagon manufacturer and farm-
er, 130 acres, born in Rhinebeck in 1818; wife Anna
Weaver, born in Rhinebeck in 1815, married in 1840;
children seven. One son served in last war, and lost
an eye in the service.

Harris Joseph, p o Millerton; merchant tailor, born in Germany
Dec. 18, 1853, settled in this county in 1871; wife Lena
Kantrourcb, born in Germany in 1860, married in 1879;
children one.

Hawley Cyrus F., p o Millerton, merchant, born in Sharon,
Conn, in 1^4, settled in this county in 1869; wife Matty
Brown, born in this town in 1856, married in 1873; chii-
- drenone.

Holley Josiah A., p Millerton, retired, owns 6 acres land, born
" in Ancram. Columbia county, in 1806, settled in this
, county in 1867; wife Isabella Mills, born in this county,
married in 1876.

Kerley J. D., p o Winchells, farmer and physician, over 220
acres, born in Red Hook in 1827; wife Sarah E. Card,
born in Monroe county, married in 1857; children four.
Graduated at University of New York city in 1850,
practiced as surgeon at hospital.

Lloyd H. G. & C. E., p o Boston Corners, teacher and farmer,
212 acres, born in this town, C. E. in 1843, H. G. in 1833;
latter has been overseer of poor; wife Alida A. Deyo,
born in Columbia county in 1837, married in 1861.
Wife of C. E., Sarah A. Porter, born in Columbia
county in 1856; children one.

McElwee Daniel B. p o Shekomeko, farmer and drover, 163
acres, born in North East in 185T, has been collector
for his town.

McGhee George, p o Shekomeko, farmer, 30 acres, born in Scot-
land March 28, 1825, settled in this county in 1848; wife
Catherine Eockfeller, born in Columbia county,
married in 1851. Mr. McGhee has in his possession a
powder-horn which was made in 1763.

Merwin S. T , p o Colman Station, farmer, 283 acres, born in
this county in 1827, has been assessor; wife M. L.
Dewey, born in Madison county in 1830, married in
1856; children seven.

Miller Hugh, p o Shekomeko, farmer, 22 acres, born in Ireland
in 1825, settled in this county in 1844; wife Anna Wood,
born in Ireland, married in 1848.

Paine J. R., p o Millerton, dealer in hardware, and farmer, born
in this county in 1831, owns 243X acres, has been as-
sessor; wife Anna M. Friss, born in this town, married
in 1872, died Sept. 5. 1879; children four.

Pulver J. W., p o Millerton, in the bottling business, bom in
this county in 1830; wife Abbey Middlebrook, born in
this county in 1830, married in 1852; children two.
Ancestors were early settlers in the county.



XVI



HISTORY OF DUCHESS COUNTY.



Priohard James L., p o Shekomeko, physician, born in Hyde
Park in 1640, has been commissioner of highways, and
physician of the board of health. Gra-iuated at the
College of physicians in New Yorlr, studied with Dr.
Hoosick there.

Rogers Hiram, p o Boston Corners, farmer, 740 acres, born in
North East in 1815, has been supervisor, commissioner
of highways, and assessor; wife Catherine Vosburgh,
born in Columbia county in 1825, married in 1849; chil-
dren three. Hiram occupies the homestead occupied ■
by his father and grandfaiher.

Bowe W. E., p o MillertoD, farmer, 333 acres, born in this county
in 1843; wife Maryette Hamblin, born in Columbia
county, married in 1871 ; first wife Eachel M. Webster,
married in 1867, died in December 1869.

Senigo John, p o Boston Corners, farmer, 150 acres, born in
Italy in 18 8, settled in this county in 187U; wife Eliza-
beth Coon, born in Columbia county, married in 1850,
children four.

Shannon P., p o Shekomeko. farmer, 167 acres, born in Ireland
in 1820, settled in this county in 1848, has been excise
commissioner; wife Mary Morrison, born in Ireland in
1830. married in 1863; children three.

Sheldon Collins, p o Millerton, lawyer, born in Columbia county
In July, 1839, settled in this county in 1863, is now sur-
rogate; wife Maria Pnlver, born in this county in 1840,
married in 1867; children two.

Sornborger P., p o Millerton, farmer, 300 acres, bom In North
East in 1828; wife Sarah M. Saokett, born in Stanford
in 18'1(), married In 1850. Grandfather was among the
early settlers of this county.

Stillman S., p o Millerton, physician, born in Litchfield county.
Conn, in 1814, settled in this county in 1847; wife So-
phia R, Isham, born in Connecticut in 1813, married in
Sept. )839; one daughter. Graduated in Pittsfield,
Mass. in 1837, studied with Benj. Welch, of Norfolk.

•Tripp Hiram, p o Shekomeko, farmer. 221 acres, born in town of
Washiagtou inl814. has been justice of the peace; wife
Elizabeth Arnold, born in same town in 1821), married
in 1847; one son. Grandfather, Samuel Tripp, was
among the early settlers,

Tripp Sylvester, p o Millerton, jeweler and watchmaker, born
in Schoharie county iu 1837, settled in this county in
1865; wife Charity L. Flinni born in this county, mar-
ried iu 1867; children three. Ancestors were early set-
tlers.

Trowbridge Alexander W., p o Millerton, farmer, 700 acres, bcrn
in I^orth East in 18U3, has been commissioner of high-
ways; wife Sarah Eudd, born in this ccunty in 1815,
married in 18(3; children seven; first wife Sarah Clark,
married in 18.'4, died in 1843.

Vroman Clarence E., p o Irondale, farmer, 293 acres, born in this
town iu 1858; wife Ellen D. Pierce, born in Connecti-
cut, married in 1880. Mr. Vroman's farm is the same
as oooupie.d by his father.

Webster John M., p o Millerton, farmer, 230 acres, born in North
East in IS'iS"; wife Sophronia V. Potley, born in Cort-
land county, married Jan. 16, 1870; children two. Same
homestead as occupied by father.

Webster Cynthia A., p o Millerton, farmer, 330 acres, born in
this town in 1837; husband Ira B. Webster, of North
East, married in 1862, died May 18, 1872.

Willson I. R., p o Colman Station, farmer, 310 acres, born in
North East in 1827; wife Elizabeth Conklln. born in
North East iu 1835, married in 1852; children two.

Winegar W., p o Colman Station, wagon manufacturer and
farmer, 320 acres, born in this town in 1853; wife Stella
Case, born in this town in 1858, married in 1877; one
daughter. Great-grandfather was one of the first set-
tlers in the oblong valley.

Winohell H. B., p o Millerton, farmer, 320 acres, born in North
East in 1840, has been deacon in Baptist church and
supt, of Sunday School; wife Vienna L. Rowley, born
in Massachusetts in 1844, married Nov. 4, 1867; children
four.



PAWLING.

Adams Peter, p o Pawling, retired farmer, 170 acres, born in
^airfield. Conn. Deo. 15, 1784, settled in this county in
1794; wife Elizabeth Steadwell. born in Pawling, mar-
ried in 1804, died May 28, 1871: children nine, six living
— Jane, Elmira, Samantha, John, Elizabeth, George.

Akin Isaac, p o Pawling, farmer and dairyman, 240 acres, born
iu Pawling in 1821 ; wife Sarah E. Haxtun, born iu this
county in 1824, married in 1843, died in Sept. 1879; chil-
dren two— John J., a^ed 34 years; Charles D., aged 26
years. Jonathan Akin, born in this county in 1792
died in 1875; wife Harriet Tabor, bora in this county
in 1801, married In 1819; children four. Father, Isaac
Akin, born in 1750, died in 1844.

Adams John, born in this county in 1815, owns 155 acres' wife
Elizabeth Pepper, born in Putnam county in 1826' mar-
ried in 1845; children one— Walter R., born in 1851.
*Akin Albert J., p o Quaker Hill, banker and farmer, 500 acres
has been president of the national bank, born in Duch-
ess county Aug. li, 1608: wife Jane Williams, born iu
New York city, married inHec. 1836.



Allen Horatio M., p o Pawling, retired farmer, 160 acres, born
in Pawling in 1800; wife Hannah Allen, bom in this
county in 1806, married in 1830; children two— Gideon,

* and Mary, now Mrs. Asa Corbin. Father, Gideon

Allen, born in Pawling in 1761, died in 1831. His father,
^pbraim Allen, born in Dartmouth, Mass in 1735, set-
tled in this county, in 1750, died before 1800.

Allen- Gideon, p o Pawling, farmer, 200 acres, born In Pawling
in 1829; wife Carrie Haynes, born in this county in
1839, married in 1856; children three — May, born in
1866 ; Amelia, born m 1869. and Howard, born in 1873.

Arnold J. J., p o Pawling, farmer, born in Pawling in 1847; wife
Ida A. Dodge, born in Pawling in 1846, married m 1870; '
children one — Christiana D,, born in 1872.

Arnold Thomas J., p o Pawling,^hysician, surgeon anj farmer,
300 acres, born in Oneida county in 1844, settled in
1846; wife Cornelia Dodge, born in this county in 1843;
married in Jan. 1875; children one— Nellie M., born ia
1878.

Arnold A. H., p o Pawling, farmer ^nd stock raiser, 317 acres,,
born in this county Sept. 1, 1830; wife Mary J. Cowl,
born in this county in 1839, married in 1858; children
two — Arthur, aged 21 years; Grace, 18 years. Benja-
min F. Arnold, born in this county in 1807, died in 1874,
physician, surgeon and farmer.

Arhold W. H., p o Pawling, farmer, 320 acres, born in Pawling
in 1837, has been commissioner of highways. John J. •
Arnold, born in Pawling in 1847; wife Ida Dodge, of
Pawling, born in 1848, married in 1870; children one —
Chrissy D., born in 1872.

Baker Harry, p o Patterson, Putnam county, farmer, 130 acres,
born in Duchess coutity in 1817, has been assessor four-
teen years; wife Rebecca Jane Denton, born in Mon-
roe county in 1819,*married in 18:38; children five —
George, Emery. James H., Leslie, David. 4.

Baldwin Charles H.. p Patterson, Putnam county, farmer and
dairyme.n,' 115 acres, born in Putnam county in 1857,
settled in this county in 1878.

Baldwin J. E., p o Pawling.

Beach John J., farmer, born in Sullivan county ii; 1841, settled
in this county in 1857; wife Phebe Jan3 Ett, born iu
this county in 1841, married in 1856; ciildren three —
Sarah, Julia A., Ella.

Banks Charles, p o Pawling, farmer, 77 acres, born in this county
in 1855; wife Emma Ogden, born ii 1856, married in
1878. Emery Banks, born in Westchester county in
1820, came to this county in 1836; wite Sarah Sprague, ,
born in Pawling in 1821, married iJ 1839; children four-
teen.

Bennett Sinca, p o Pawling, farmer, born in Pawling May 25,
1807, died Feb. 6, 1880; wife Rhoda Staples, bom in
this county Aug. 12, 1812, married March 18, 1845: chil-
dren four — Eliza Jane, born In 1837; Sally Maria, in
1839; Catherine Ann, in 1843; Mary D., in 1846. Lavert
Baker was born in 18B7. Charles Urownell, born in
Pawling in 1834; wife Sarah'M. Bennett. "

Brownell William, p o Poughquag. borp in Pawling in 1834; wife



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