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Polly Van Sooy, born in Pawling Nov. 31, 1838, married
in 1859. John J. Prout, born in Pawlini May 5, 18.35;
wife Eliza J. Bennett, married in 18B0. William Prout,
born in Sharon, Conn, in 1808, died in 1878; wife Caro-
line Brownell, born in this county in 1818, married Jan.
24, 1884; children five.

Brownell Sarah, p o Poughquag.

Campbell Duncan, p o Pawling, owns 300 acres land, born in
Pawling in 1806, has been assessor; wife Amanda Fer-.
ris, born in Pawling in 1810, married in I8i7, died in
1848; children five; Second wife Chloe Allen, born in
Pawling in 1817, married in 1850, died in 1869. Archi-
bald Campbell, born in this county in 1769, died in
1847; children ten.

Chapman Richard, retired teacher, carpenter and joiner, bom
in Dover Jan. 1, 18iO, has been town clerk and supt. of '
schools several years: wife Sarah Wheeler, born in
Dover in 1814, married in 1834; children five — Francis,
Jane A., Sarah Louisa, Perry W., Emma M. John
Chapman, born in 1779, died in 1845; jrite Catherine
Gibbs, born in Connecticut in 1785, died in 1860 ; chil-
dren four — two now living.

Chase Elmer, p o Pawling, farmer, 210 acres, bom in Putnam
county in 1837, settled in this county in 1840; wife Mal-
vina Cummlngs, bom in Connecticut in 1837, married
in 1860; children one— Martha E., born in: 1866. Alvln
Chase, born in Duchess county In 1779, died in 1853,
farmer, and justice of peace for forty years.

Corbin Asa B., p o Pawling, general carriage and wagon manu-
facturer and undertaker, owns 68 acres land, born in
Pawling in 1816, was supervisor in 1860; wife Mary
Allen, born in Pawling in 1835, married in 1859; ohil-
dren one— Grace M., born in 1666.

Corbin Isaac L., p o Pawling, farmer, born in Duchess county
in 1851; has in charge about 800 acres; wife Jennie
Sherman, born in Duchess county in 1851, married in
1872; children two— Albert, born in 1873, Charles, born
in 1876.

Corbin A. W., p o Pawling, farmer and supt. of ore Bed, born in
Putnam county in 1832, has been supervisor two terms;
wife Julia Ann Beardsley, born in Connecticut in 1834,
married in 1841 ; children two— Isaac L. and Ann Eliza.
Isaac Corbin, born in Duchess county in 1794, died iu
1878, blacksmith and farmer.



PERSONAL STATISTICS.



Cowl Orlando J., p o Pawling, farmer, llJi acres, bom in New
York city in 1825, settled in this county in 1850; wife
Phebe Beardsley, born in Duchess oownty in 1835, mar-
ried in 1868.

Dodge Labon, p o Pawling, farmer, 226 acres, born in Duobess
oouniS' !n 1844; wife Eliza Birch, born in Kluga county
in 1850, married in 1870.

Dodge Edwin B., p o Pawling, farmer, 145 acres, born in this
county in 1831, has been collector and commissioner
of highways; wife Annie E. Corbin, born in 1831, mar-
ried in 1874 ; children one— Albert E. John B. Dodge,
born in this county in 1819, died in 1861 ; wife Julia
Allen, born in 1821, married in 1842.

Dodge Archibald, p o Pawling, born in Duchess county in 1810,
owns 620 acres ; wife Puth Crawford, born in Pawling
in 1812. married in 1840, died in 1843 ; one ohlld— Labron ;
second wife Maria Haynes, born in this connty in 1819,
married in 1845; one child— Cornelia. Father, Newell
Dodge, Jr., born in 1784, died in 1873, farmer.

Dutcher J. B., p o Pawling, born in this county in 1830, has been
Si'pervisor, member of assembly and senator; wife
Christina Dodge, born in Pawling in 1839, married in
1860 ; one child— John G., born in 1865.
, Ferguson Isaac V., p o Pawling, farmer, born in Matteawan in
1840; wife Phebe Alley, born in this county in 1842,
married in 1885; children two— Alice, born in 1867,
Irving, born in 1870. Farrington Ferguson, born in
this county in 1786, died in 1831; wifeMiasM. Vermyea,
born in this county, died in 1841.

Ferris Elmore, p o Pawling, dealer in grain, flour and feed, born
in Otsego county in 1837, settled in this county in 1864;
wife Mary Jane Holmes, born in Pawling in 185U, mar-
ried in 1869; cbdldren three— Carrie M., born in 1872,
Harriet E., born in 1876, James H., born in 1878.

Ferris Oliver, p o Pawling, farmer, owns 40 acres, hires 230 acres*
born in Pawling in 1847; wlfa Mahala A. Slocum, born
in Pawling in ISSe, married in 1878 ; children two-
Ralph Waldo, born in 1876, Julia Ann, born in 1878.
Harmon Ferris, bbrn in Pawling in 1808, died May 10.
1871; wife Sarah D. Weed, born In Duchess county in
1812, married in 1837; children five— J. William, Mary,
Peiry, Oliver, Ophelia A.

Gould David R., p o Pawling, retired merchant and farmer, 110
acres, born in Sharon, Conn., in 1820, settled in this
county in 1858, died in 187;1. was supervisor in 1863 and
member of Legislature in 1869; wile Frances M. Akin,
born in Pawlingin 1825, married in 1850; children two —
David B., born in 1858, Beulah F., born in 1860. Wife's
father, Daniel D. Akin, born in Pawling in 1796, died in
1866; wife Sally Howard, borii in Pawling in 1798; mar-
ried in lba4; children two.

Haynes Albro A., p o Pawling, farmer, 221 acres, born in Duch-
ess county in 1813; wife Sarah Ortob, born in Duchess
county in 1814, married in 1642; one child, now dead.

Haynes Richard H., p o Pawling, retired farmer, 131 acres, born
in this county in 1812, has been supervisor two terms
and collector; wife bophia Jennings, born in Conn, in
1817, married in 1835: children four— Caroline, born in
1839, Phebe J., born in 1845, Sarah, born in 1860, John
L., born in 185.3^ Father, Andrew Haynes, born in Pawl-
ing in 1782, died in 1856; his father, born in Pawling in
1762, died in 1842, farmer.

Haight C. J., superintendent of Valley Pond ore mine, born in
this county in 1S16; wife Jane E. VanVoorhis, born in
FishkiUin 1819, married in 1839; children five- Henry
B., aged 29 years, .Abraham V., aged 37 years, Joseph
T., aged 33 years; Edward S., aged 27 years.

Hoag Charles A., p o Pawling, farmer and freight ofScer, 210
acres, borh in Pawling in 1822. Sanford Hoag, born in
Dover, died Oct. 21, 1868, aged 70 years; wife Mahala,
born in Pawling, married Jan. 10, 18s!2, died Jan. 22,
1870. Archibald Wilcox, born in this county in 1809,
died 1849; wife Rebecca Ann, born in this county in
1807, married in 1830; children seven.

Haran Michael, p o Pawling,

Holmes Lewis, p o Pawling, farmer, 175 acres, born in West-
chester county in 1823 ; wife Margaret Barnes, born
in Putnam county in November, 1822, married in De-
cember, 1843 ; one child— Phebe C, married to Ran-
dolph Acker, of Westchester county, in 1871. Father,
John Holmes, Jr , born in Westchester county, April
20, 1783, came to Duchess county in 1887, died Jan. 13,
1862 ; wife Rachel Scofleld, born in Westchester
county. May 13, 1782, married May 2, 1803, died Jan.
20, 1863 ; children eight, four now living.

Holmes Joseph, p 6 Patterson, Putnam county, farmer and
dairyman, 270 acres, born in Westchester county in
1815, settled in this county in 1827 ; wife Mary K.
Weed, born in this county in 1814, married in 1846 ;
children three— John, aged 31 ; Ebenezer B., 28 ;
Martha A , '^6. Grandfather, John Holmes, born in
Westchester county, came to this county in 1827, died
in 1836 at the age of 87 years.

Jacobs R. A., p o Pawling, justice' of the peace, owns home-
stead, born in New York in 1842, settled in this county
in 1871; wi4e Ophelia P. Morgan, born in Fairfield
county. Conn., in 1842 ; married Ja 1862 ; children
two— Minnie A-, Eyangeline,



Kirby Clark, no Quaker Hill, retired farmer, 200 acres, born In
Pawling, February 16. 1794 ; wife Charlotte Hunger
ford, born in 1813, married in 1833 ; ohildfen tfirle-
Carrie A., Helen K., Fannie. Father, George Kirby

?°iJ,'"i'.'y'?^®,iS'*"'' '" ™''' oame to thisSountyfn
1(80, died in 1831 ; seven children, of whom Clark
IS the only one living.

Leach Lillius C, p o Pawling, housekeeper, born in Ulster
county.

Leach Martin V., p o Pawling, farmer, 160 acres, born in
Po°l"™''i°' pointy ,'n 1839; settled, in this county in
1842. Father, Mbses W. Leach, born in Leach
Hollow. Conn., in 1798, came to this connty in ]88('
died in 1848 ; wife Phebe Abin, born in Duchess
county in 1804, married in 1827, died in 1868 ; children
fSi^'i^"^ ""'" living— Peter, born in 18S8 ; Lillius, in
1840; Martin, in 1839.

Merwin W. J., p o Pawling, general merchant, in firm of Mer-
win & Holmes, born in Connecticut in 1886, settled in
this county in -1862, has been supervisor two terms
and postmaster in 1880 ; wife E. C. Vanderburg, born
in Duchess county, married in 18T3 ; one child-
William.

Miller Alfred, p o Pawling, owns 800 acres of land, born in Paw-
ling in 1800 : wife Isabelle Matilda Graham, born in
Bridgeport, Conn., in 1804, married in 1838. Her
father, George Graham, born in Scotland, emigrated
in 1797, settled in Stratford, Conn. ; wife Ann McCay,
of Scotland.

Olmstead P.. p o Pawling, boot and shoe manufacturer, born in
18.38, settled in this county in 1859 ; wife Christina
Birch, born in Pawling in 1843, married in 1862;
children two— Herbert, born in 1863 ; Henry J., in 1876.

Osborn Robert H., p o Dover Plains, farmer, 70 acres, born in
Putnam county in 1824, settled in this county in 1868 ;
wife Helen Agard, born in Dover, married in 1862,
died in 1878 ; one child— Addie M.

Osborn Richard, T., p o Pawling, tarmer,",3fl0 acres, born in
Pawling in 1817 ; wile Ruby Hoag, born in Dover in
1820, married in 1842 : children thiee— Isaac D., born
in 1848 ; William H., in 1852 ; Lydia J., in 1856. Father,
Paul Osborn, born in this connly in 1788, died in 1867;
wife Jemima Titus, born in Long Island in 1780, mar-
ried in 1806, died in 1860 ; children two— William and
Richard. Grandfather, Isaac Osborn, born in Dan-
vers, Mass., In 1763, came to this county in 1774, died
in 1849 : wife Mary Irish, born in Pawling.

Pearoe Nathaniel, p o Pawling, retired farmer, 170 acres, born in
Pawling April 6, 18(9, has been assessor; wife Julia A.
Ferris, born in Otsego county in 1816. married in 1868.
Henry Pearce, born in Pawling Sept. 15, 1768, died Feb.
8, 1838. William Pearoe, born in Providence in 1745,
came to this county in 1760, died in 1813.

Pepper Nehemiah, retired farmer, 50 acres, born in Sherman,
Conn.. July .5, 1791, settled in this county in'1798; wife
Minerva Peet, born in Amenia June 3, 1806, married
March 17, 1S28; one child— Ann J.

Pierce Joseph D.. p o Pawling, farmer, born in Westchester
county in 1857, settled in this county in 1859. Father,
Joseph Pierce, born in Westchester county in 1826, died
in 1869; wife Phebe T. Irish, born in this county in
1833, married in 1850; children three— Joseph D., Henry,
born in 1859, .'Vnoic S., born in 1855.

Prout James, p o Ponghquag.

Slocum Thomas J., p o Pawling, farmer, 270 acres, born in
Pawling in 1800, died In 1842, was town clerk several
years; wife Elizabeth W. HiUer, born in Duchess Co.
in 1809, married in 1839; wife's grandfather was first
person married in the Friend's church, on Quaker Hill,
built in 1766.

Stedwell Milan, p o Pawling, farmer, 167 acres, born in Pawling
in 1828, has held all town offices and member of board
of excise; wife Mary Gardner, born in New Milford,
Conn, in 1836. marri-d in 1854; children two-Merton,
aged 16 years, Carrie, aged eight years.

Stevens Baldwin D., p o Pawling, retired farmer, born in Dover
in 1829, has been assessor and supervisor; wife Julia
Dutcher, born in Dover in 1835, married in 1855;
children two— David D., aged 23 years, Ida E., aged 15
years.

Taber George K., p o Pawling, retired farmer, 114 acres, born in
Pawling in 1822; wife Charlotte Field, born in Pawling
in 1826, married in 1846; children three— Gilbert F.,
Martha A., Alicia H. Jonathan A. Taber, born in this
county in 1799, died in 1869, farmer. William Taber,
born in this county m 1761, died about 1835.

Taber William Henry, farmer, drover and stock dealer, born in
this county in 1826, has been supervisor, justice of
peace and assessor, elected in 1877; wife Catharine
Flagler, born in Beekman in 1827, married in 1863, died
in ]856; children two— Eliza, aged 27 years, Amelia,
aged 25 years; second wife Elizabeth Thomas, born in
this county in 1844, married in 1859, died in 1874;
children three- George A., agsd 20 years, Nellie P.,
aged 19 years and Charles W., aged 16 years.
Toffey Egbert M., p o Pawling, farmer, born in Pawling in 1880,
has been assessor, elected in 1878; wife Emily chase,
born in Putnam County, married in 1862.
Toffey George A., p o Quaker Hill, owns 660 acres, born in this
county in 1811 ; wife Mary D. Cook, of Po'keepsie, born
in 1811, married in 1837, died in 1876; children five.
Father, Daniel TofEey, born in Pawling in 1790, died in
1863.



HISTORY OF DUCHESS COUNTY.



Toffey John, Jr., p o Pawling, farmer and merchant, 40 acres,
born in Pawling in 1786, died in 1867, was postmaster
several years on Quaker Hill; wife Esther H. Akin,
born in Pawling in 1797, married in 1814. died in 1879;
children three, two now living. Father, John TofEey,
Sr., born in Long Island Nov. 11, 1753, died in Feb. 1792.

Taber Gilbert F., p o Pawling, farmer, 236 acres, born in Paw-
ling in 1846; wife Mary B. Allen, born in this county in
1849, married in 1868; children three— Harriet A., Han-
nah E. and Chatlotte T.

Taber George P., p o Pawling, farmer, 285 acres, born in Paw-
ling in 1787, died Feb. Ib70 ; wife Helen M. Akin, born
in Pawling in 1809, married in 1834 ; one son— Phillip
F., born in 1840. '

Townsend John, born in Putnam county in 1824, settled in this
county in 1867 ; wife Sarah E. Dykeman, born in Put-
nam county in 1830, married in I860 ; children two—
Fannie and George,

VanScoy Abel, p o Pawling.

Weed John C, p o Patterson, Putnam county, farmer, 245
acres, born in this county in September, 1819 ; wife
Sarah M. Burch, born in Ulster county, married in
1850 and died ; second wife Sarah A. Merritt, born in
Putnam county in 1836, married Nov, 10, 1875. Father,
Ebenezer Weed, born in Stamford, Conn., in 1777,
came to this county in 1780, died in'1845.

White Sewell, p o Pawling, manufacturer of farm wagons, and
blacksmith, born in Pawling in 1834 ; wife Nancy
Amey, born in this county in 1837, married in 1854 ;
children three— William H., Sarah and Cora.

Whittick John 8., p o Pawling, farmer ahd gardener, born in
Germany in 1833, settled in this ooyjity in 1834 ; wife
Sarab. A. titter^ born in this county in 1823, married in
1861 ; children two— Mary B. and John. Abel Van-
Scoy, born in this county in 1808; wife Malinda, born
in Pawling, August 5, 1813, married in 1833, died May
2, 1880; children three— David, born Sept. 15, 1833;
Polly, Nov. 31, 1838 ; Phebe J.. Aug. 13, 1848.

Wing.Daniel, p o Patterson, farmer, 340 acres, born in Pawling
in 1809, has been commissioner of highways. Elihu
Wing, born in this county, Aug. 20, married in 1806.
Abraham Wing, born in Duchess county iu 17i'4, died
in 1846 ; wife Ruth Irish, born in 1781, married in 1805,
died 1869.

WingDavid I , p o Quaker Hill, farmer, 125 acres', born in Paw-
ling in 1811 ; wife Mary Irish, born in Pawling in 1824,
married June 30, 1847 ; children four—Elizabeth.
Martha, Phebe P., Carrie.

Woodiu Daniel P., p o Pawling, farmer, born in Pawling in
1813, died in March, 1870 ; wife Mary Jane Klump,
born in Duchess county in 1821, married in 1846 ;
children four— Isabel, Daniel W., Arvine, Gertie B.



PINE PLAINS.

Barton A H., p o Pine Flaina, farmer and speculator, born in
Columbia county in 1836. owns 175 acres, settled in this
county in 1865; wife Emily M. Sackett, born in this
county, married in 1858; cdildren four.

Bostwick Harriett, p o Pine Plains, born iu this county in 1793;
husband Reuben Walker Bostwick, born in Connecti-
cut, married in 1823, died in 1864; children two living,

Bostwick Elizabeth, p o Pine Plains, born in this county in 1887;
husband Reuben Bostwick, married in 1848, died in
1870: children five.

Bowman J. S.. p o Pine Plains, druggist, born in Milan in 1842;
wife Julia E, Thorne, born in this town in 1866 ; children
three. Was'in the late rebellion.

Case John, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 120 acres, born in Pine
Plains in 1810; wile Eliza Oorbin, born in this town,
married in 1833, died in Deo. 1868; children three. .
Grandparents were among the early settlers in the
county.

Cole Charles B., p o Pine Plains, physician, born in this town In
1850 ; wife Clarissa T. Strever, born iu Columbia county,
married in 1873; children one.

Deuel Samuel, p o Bethel Station, farmer, 350 acres, born in this
county in 1796, has been assessor; wife Catharine
Booker, born in this county, married in 1830; children
three— one son died in the rebellion.

Deuel P. N., p o Bethel. Station, farmer, 120 acres, born in this
town in 1830, £as been supervisor and assessor; wife
Amelia W. Covey, born in St. Lawrence county, mar-
ried in 1870; children two.

Duxbury Giles H., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 270 acres, born in
Ireland in 1821, settled in this county in Nov. 1846, has
been justice of peace, school commissioner, and town
clerk; wife Julia W. Husted, born in this town, mar-
ried in March 1871— children four.

Eno Frank, p o Pine Plains, attorney, born in this town in 1845.

Eno W. S., p o Pine Plains, attorney, born in this town Sept.
12, 1827, is president of bank; wife Jennie Ellis, born
In Derby, Conn., married in 1850; children three.

Germain James T., p o Pine Plains, farmer and speculator, 318
acres, born in this county in 1829.

Guernsey Clark S., p o Mount Ross, miller and merchant, born
in this county in 1840, has been assessor; wife Rebec-
ca Wright, born in this county, married in 1865. One
daughter.



Hedges Mrs. Mary, p o Pine Plains, born in this town in 1822;
husband Lewis D. Hedges, married in 1844, died in 1857.

Hensler William p o Pine Plains, wagon manufacturer, born in
184a, settled in this county in 1860; wife Julia A. Mor-
gan, born in Columbia county, married in 1878; chil-
dren one.

Hiserodt Lavinia, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 200 acres, born in
this town in 1820; husband Bryant Hiserodt, married
in 1846, died in 1856; children two.

Hoffman H., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 153 acres, born in. this
town in 1829; wife Mary Strever, born in this town in
1836, married Jan. 17, 1866; one son.

Hoag W. M., p o Pine l^lains, station agent and telegraph oper-
ator, born in this town in 1858.

Hoag S. T., p oPine Plains.

Hoysradt Lyman H,, p o Pine Plains, botanist and teacher of
natural science, born in Columbia county in 1849, set-
tled in Duchess county in 1849.

Huntling Edward, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 240 acre^.born in this
county in 1797_, has been supervisor; wife Amanda
Winans, born in this town, married in 1819; children
three. One son was a major in the late rebellion.

Husted W. W., p o Pine Plains, produce merchant, born in this
town in 1824, has been supervisor; wife ^ancyL. Hunt-
ing, born in this town, married in 1848;'children two.

Jordan W. B., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 271 acres, born in this
town in 1849, is now supervisor; wife Mary E. Harris,
born in Grand Rapids, Mich., married Deo. 28, 1876;
children two.

Lasher Samuel A., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 225 acres, born in
Columbia county in 1844, settled in this county in 1874;
wife Ella Tinklepaugh, born in Schoharie county, mar-
ried in^l870; children two.

Mattice Abraham, p o Pine Rkiins, teacher, born in Schoharie
county in 1833, settled in this county in 1879, clergy-
man and principal of academy; wife Martha O. Linds-
ley, born in New Jersev, mirried in 1862; children six.

McCurdy Angus C, p o Pine Plains, station agent and operator,
born in New York city in 1844, settled in this county
1846. served in late rebellion four years; wife Eliza
Bodenstein, born in Germany, married in 1870; chil-
dren three.

More David F., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 420 acres, born in Dela-
ware county in 1839, settled in thts county in 1878; wire
Sarah HubbeJ, born in Honesdale, Pa., married in 1867;
children four. Was in Christian commission in the
late rebellion.

Parker H., p o Fine Plains, post-master, born in New York city
in 1807, settled in county in 1833; has been town clerk
and collector; wife Jeannette Holley, born in this
county, married iu 1837, died in April, 1870; children
two.

Patchin M., p o Pine Plains, miller, born in county in 1818;
wife''Oatharine A. Ham, born in this county, married
m 1843; one child.

Piatt Arba, p Q Pine Plains, carriage manafactnrer; born in
county in 1806, has been justice of the peace; wife
Mahala Green, born iu this coynty, married in 1857;
children live, two sons in late rebellion.

Poole Daniel, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 120 acres, born in county
in 1823; wife Julia A. Strever, born in this town, mar-
ried in 1872; one child.

Pulver Herman W., p o Husteds, farmer," 342 acres, born in Col-
umbia county in 1824, settled in county in 1888; has been
supervisor, justice of peace and assessor ; wife Eliz-
abeth Husted, born in Columbia county, married in
1861: children five.

Pulver W. W., p o Pine Plains,, farmer, 181 acres, born in
county in 1858; wife Alice Miller, born in Columbia
county, married in 1878; one child.

Pulver Herman, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 367 acres, born in
Columbia county in 183S, settled in county in 1850;
wife Carrie E. Thompson, born in Connecticut, mar-
ried in 1868; children three. ,j

Rantsteenbergh P. Bt., p o Pine Plains.

Risedort B. C, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 800 acres, borruin Ulster
count* in 1832; settled in county in 1836; wife Eliza-
beth M. Myers, born in this town, married in 1864;
children three.

Righter John, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 235 acres, born in this
town in 1820: has been supervisor: wife Caroline
Ryder, born in county, married in 1850; children five.
Grandfather, settled on same farm over 100 years
ago.

Rowe Chauncey, p o Shekomeko, farmer, 100 acres, born in this
•town in 1830; has been justice of the peace, town
superintendent about nine years, assessor for town
three years. House is oldest in town.

Rowe Orvil, p o Pine Plains, farmer, 1-41 acres, born in town in
1828; wife Betsey Pitcher, born in Columbia county,
married in 1847; children two.

Rowe Mary, p o Pine Plains, born in this county in 1823, hus-
band Clinton Rowe, married in 1839, died in 1879:
children three.

Rowe Irving W., p o Pine, Plains, merchant, born in county in
1850; has been town clerk; wife Eunice Covey born
i^®'- Lawrence county, married in 1878; one child.

Sherwood Daniel S., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 163 a^es, born in
this town in 1844; wife Harriet Best, born in county:
married in 1871; one child.

Smith Mrs. J. A., p o Pine Plains, born in this county; husband
Charles H. Smith, married in 1840, died in 1854; child-
ren two. 1 " "u



PERSONAL STATISTICS.



XIX



Smith Caroline, p o Mt. Ross, farmer, 182 acres, born in this
county in 1838 ; husband Esek Smith, married in 1860.
died Feb. 3, 186B;oDe child.

Strever Franklin A., j) o Pine Plains, farmer, 188 acres, born in
oount;^ in 1867 ; has been inspector of election.

Spencer Mervin, p o Pine Plains, coal, lumber, marble dealer;
born in Columbia county in 1844, settled in county in
1871; wife Menia Conklin, born in Columbia county
married in 1868; one child.

Tanner Samuel S., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 203 acres, born in
Pine Plains in 1804, has been commiesioner and as-
sessor; wife Julia Sheldon, bora in Pine Plains, mar-
ried in 1847; fihildren seven. Grandfather located on
same farm over 100 years ago.

Tanner W. H., p o Pine Plains.

TenEyok John A., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 130 acres, born in
Columbia county in 1889, settled in county in 1856;
wife Margaret Jones, born in this county, married in
1855; children five.

Thomas Alice L., p o Pine Plains, teacher, born in Pine Plains
in 1849. Great-grandparents were among Nine Partners
that located this town, and farm has never been out.
of family.

Thompson M. G., p o Pine Plains, farmer„98 acres, born in Pine
Plains in 1S27; wife Mariette Smith, born in Columbia
county, married in 18B2; one child.

Thompson John A., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 141 acres, born in
Duchess county in 1807: wife Lucy Viele, born in Wash-
ington county married in 1855; one child.

Van Steenbergh P. H., p o Pine Plains, nurseryman. 6 acres,
born in county in 1828; wife Sarah Jane Hunt, born in
county, married in 1855, died in 1871; children three.

Vosburg, Goo. B., p o Pine Plains, farmer, 10^ acres, born in
Columbia county in 1843, settled in county in 1878;
wife Mariette Pelle, bom in county, married in 1870;
Her parents were settlers of this county at early day.



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