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Ogden John, p o Poughkeepsie.

Osborne Edward B., p o Poughkeepsie, editor of Paily^ Pr6H6,
bom in Northampton, Aug. 3, 1814, settled in this
county Oct. 1, 1853 ; wife Jane Lambert, of Connecticut,
married Oct. 7, 1840.

Otis John C , p Foughkeepsie.

O'keefe C. M.,p o Foughkeepsie.

Farrott C. M. E., p o Poughkeepsie.

Parker Edward H., p o Poughkeepsie, physician and surgeon,
born in Boston March 7, 1823, settled in this county
Sept. 1, 1868. has been president of medical society of
New York ; wife Sarah Olcott Heydrek, of Hanover,
N. H., married Dec. 14, 1848 ; children six, four living.

Fells Michael, p o Poughkeepsie.

Pettit James S., p o Freedom Plains, farmer, 124 acres, born in
LaGrange in 1845, has been town clerk five years ;
wife Ella Flagler, married Dec. 29, l875; children
three— James H., Florence and Percy H. James
Harvey Pettit, born in this county in 1800, farmer and

Phillips Sylvanus, p o Pleasant Valley, farmer, 100 acres, born
m this county in 1828 ; wife Mary A. Drake, married in
1849, died in 1871 ; children two. Second wife Augusta
Barnes, married in 1877. died in September, 1880.

Phillips Warren, p o Moore's Mills, farmer, 111 acres, born in
LaGrange in 18.i4 ; wife Eugenia Baker, of LaGrarge,
married in 1875 ; one son -Warren C, born in 1878,
Cornelius Phillips, born in this county in 1821, died in
1878 ; wife Eliza Velic, married in 1843 ; children two.

Perkins J. A., p o Poughkeepsie.

Pine PerLee, p d Poughkeepsie, physician and surgeon, born in
Foughkeepsie.

Piatt James B., p o Poughkeepsie, publisher of Eagle, born in
Poughkeepsie in 1841 ; wife Emma Bartlett, of Pough-
keepsie, married in October, 1873 ; children two.

Forteaus J. G., p o Poughkeepsie, physician and surgeon, born
in Moriah, Essex county, N. Y., Jan. 3, 1839, settled
in this county in 1880, has been supervisor and mem-
ber of assembly ; wife S. F. Wilbur, of Boston, Mass.,
married in 1865 ; children three.

Pultz J. I., p o Bast Foughkeepsie.

Reynolds Livingston, p o Poughkeepsie.

Reynolds M. L. & Bro.,p o Poughkeepsie.

Reed George W., p o Poughkeepsie, carriage and livery, born
in Poughkeepsie. .

Bothery Alfred G.. p o Poughkeepsie, foreman, born in Bloom-
field, N. Y., Dec. 3,'1835, settled in this county in 1854,
owns house and lot, has been alderman four years ;
wife Sarah Ellis, of Sheffield, Eng., married January
6, 1866 ; children two, living.

Hooney James A., p Poughkeepsie. . ^, ,^ , ,„.

Rowland Philander S., p o Foughkeepsie, baker, born in Clin-
ton, Deo. 15, 1K8, has been alderman four years ; wife
Elizabeth M. Rowland, of Poughkeepsie, married
Deo. 3, 1874 ; one child.



HISTORY OF DUCHESS COUNTY.



Bundall Henry, p o Amenia, farmer, SOS acres^ born in Amenia
July 6, 1831 ; wife Lucinda A. Bansoin, ot Ulster
county, married July 6. 1853 ; children seven-
Roy James L., p o Wappinger's Falls.

Schrader H. J., p o Poiighkeppsie, carpet dealer.

Seaman James H., p o Ponghkeepsie, carpenter and builder.

Seaman William H., p o Poughkfepsie, farmer, 70 acres, born in
Poughkeepsie in 1821 ; wife Sarah J. Tillon, married
in 1840 ; one daughter— Jane A., born in 1843, married
Wm. H. Cramer, ot Pleasant Valley.

Scott William, p o Poughkeepsie, soap and candle manufac-
turer, bom in Poughkeepsie Nov. 23, 1849 ; -wife Anna
E. McCall, of Ireland, married Sept. 4, 1862 ; children
three.

Sheldon W. B., p o Poughkeepsie, farmer, 560 acres, born in
this county Aug. 3, 1810, has been supervisor and
county clerk ; wife Haqnah M. Doughty^ married
April 1, 1840 ; three daughters.

Sheldon Collins, p o Millerton.

Sheriijan Arthur, p o Poughkeep.=ie. farmer, 83 acres, born in
Poughkeepsie in 1843. Garret Sherman, boro in this
uounty in 1808, died in 1878; wife Ann M. Barmore,
born in this county in 1815, married in 18-33, died in
1874 ; chi'dren eight, five now living— Deborah E.,
Mary J.. Arthur, Carry and Ann H.

Skidmore James W., p o Moore's Mills, farmer, 154 acres^orn
in LaGrange in 1843 ; wife Phebe Tompkins, of West-
chester county, married in 1868 ; children three —
Andrew T., Herbert J., and Francis J. Andrew J.
Skidmore, born in this county in 1709, died in 1865 ;
wife Eliza Wanzer, married in 1820 ; children three,
two living — James and Jane.

Sleight Peter R., p o Poughkeepsie, retired agriculturist, 292
acres, born in LaGrange in 1804 ; wife Catharine S.
Barnes, of Poughkeepsie, married in 1833 ; children
four, two living — Sarah A., born in 1835, and Alexander
W., in 1841- James Sleight, born in Kingston, Ulster
county, in 1751, came to this county in 1765, died in
1833 : wife Elsie Dreamer, of New Tork city, married
in 1798, died in 1841 ; children five, living two.

Smith Lewis, p o Noxon, farmer, 140 acres, born in this county
in 1818 ; wife Elizabeth Hicks, born in this county in
• 1821, married in 1839 ; children three— Mary L , born
in 1840, Cassius M., in 1848, and Edwin H., in 1857.
David Smith, born in Bhode Island in 1789, came to
this county in 179S ; wife Margaret Hatfield, born in
1798, married in 1810, died m 1864.

Shepherd W. B., p o Poughkeepsie.

Slee Robert, p o Poughkeepsie, banker.

Swertfager J. H., p o Poughkeepsie, editor of Dttohesa JP'armer,
born in Fort Plain, Montgomery county, settled in
this county May 8, 1877 ; wife A. C. Swertfager, ot
Greene county, married Oct. 24, 1870 ; first wife, mar-
ried March 22, 1864 ; children two.

Smith Andrew, p o Poughkeepsie.

Smith M.^ o Poughkeepsie.

Sutcliffe William U-, p o Poughkeepsie-

Southwick Willet H., p o FoughkeepSie-

Talk George F., p o Poughkeepsie. .^

Tallmah John P. H., p p Poughkeepsie, lawyer, born in this
county in 1820, has been master in. chancery and sur-
rogate : wile Sarah Anderson, of New York city, mar-
ried in 3851 ; children four— Mary B., Augusta C,
John Francis and Eatherine E.

Thorn Edgar, born in Poughkeepsie December 1, 1804, has been
surrogate and supervisor ; first wife Jane Thurber,
married Feb. 2, 1825 ; second wife, married Nov. 18,
18.50 ; children two by first wife, five by second w!fe.

Thorn A. J., p o Poughkeepsie, lawyer, born in Union Vale
Aug. 3, 1838, has been district and city attorn*^ ;■ wife
Mary H. Vincent, of Union Vale, married in 1863, died
in 1868.

Titus Bobert H-, p o Poughkeepsie. manufacturer, owns 150
acres of land, born in LaGrange in 1835 ; wife Frances
Stout, of this county, married in 1864 ; children four —
Mary A., Frances A-, Helen L. and Warner H. Elias
Titus, born in this county in 1805, died in 1880; wife
Mary A. Hoag, born in this county in 1814, married in
1831, died in 1867; children seven.

Titus Richard, born in this county in 1837, enlisted in war;
wife Hariett Hopkins, born in this county, married in
iSlHi ; children five — Elias, Elizabeth, Florence, Alida,
Marion.

Tompkins Joseph, p o Pleasant Valley, farmer, 127 acres, born
in this county in 1810, has been justice of peace
twelve years ; wife Deborah Culver, of Hyde Park,
married in 1834 ; children eight.

Tuthill Samuel, p o Poughkeepsie, physician, born in Orange
County, April 2, 1811, settled in this county in 1848,
has been supervisor ; wife, Sarah 1!^, Kelly, born in
Newbiirgh, married Nov. 12, 1833 ; children five —
Robert K., Jas, Y., Orphan M.. Sarah E. and Mary Ida.

Tower Albert, p o Poughkeepsie, born in Paris, Oneida county,
Nov. 8, 1817, settled in this county in September, 18.50,
owns about 2U0 acres land ; wife .'inn M. Underbill, oi
Columbia county, married Sept 11, 1860 ; two sons
living.

Tuthill R. L.. p o Poughkeepsie.

Tittamer Henry, p o I'oughkeepsie, Druggist!

Vermilya John V., p o New Hamburgh, freight and commission
agent, born in Glenham Oct. 5, 1831 ; wife Catherine'
B. Jewell, ot FishklU Plains, married Oct. 5, 1859 ;
children four.



VanNostrom Hobert, p o New Hamburgh.

VanGieson A- P.. p o Poughkeepsie. . , ,

VanKleeok Andrew J., p o Manchester Bridge, farmer, 94 acres,
born in LaGrange in 1829 ; wife Abigail A. Alvereon, of
Poughkeepsie. married in 1851 ; children five— Susan
E-, John P., Mary J., Gains A- and Charles S- Peter
V. VanKleeck,- bom in this county in 1757, died in 1851,
farmer: children six.

Velic James L., p o Freedom Plains, farmer, 161 acres, born in
LaGrange in 1843 ; wife Susan E, Cornell, born in this
county, married in U77 ; one child. Keltis Velic, born
in this county in 1785, died May 25, 1871 ; wife Nancy
Losee, born in this county June 27, 1788, married
in 1806 ; children fourteen. , Melissa Velio, born in
LaGrange March 17, 1889.

VerValin A. A., p o Poughkeepsie. express agent, born in
Poughkeepsie April 25, 1828 ; wife Mary Jane Ver-
Valin, of Poughkeepsie, married March 7, 1862; one
child.

VanWagenen P. L., p o Poughkeepsie, wholesale butcher.

Vassar M. W., p o Poughkeepsie.

VanWyck B. M., p o Poughkeepsie.

VanKeurin J. A., p o Poughkeepsie, jeweler.

VanKleeck Edward, p o Ppu^hkeepsie, dealer in hats.

Wade H. M, p o Poughkeepsie.

Wood James G , p o Poughkeepsie.

Warren William J., p o Poughkeepsie, born in Putnam county
in 1844, settled in this county in 1876. owns 118 acres ;
wife Elizabeth Nelson, of Putnam county, married in
1872 ; children four— Justin N., Sarah M., Mary S.
and Cora E.

Weddle William H., p o Poughkeepsie.

Webb DeWitt, p o Poughkeepsie, physician, born in Clinton
Dec. 19, 1838, has btjten supervisor and member of
assembly ; wife .^dele DuBois, of Poughkeepsie, mar-
ried June 7, 1865,

Wheeler S. B., p o Poughkeepsie.

Wilson J. B.. p Poughkeepsie, physician and surgeon, born in
Hobart. Delaware cbunty, Jan. 27, 1846, settled in this
county. March 27, 1871.

Wiltsie Abraham, p o Poughkeepsie, city treasurer.

Whitney Spring Company, p o Poughkeepsie, manufacturers of
side bar springs.

Wiethan Bros., p o Poughkeepsie.

White E., p o Poughkeepsie.

Wright D. G., p o f onghkeepsie. '

Wheeler F. B., p o Poughkeepsie.

Whcaton C, p o Poughkeepsie.

Yelverton Robert Fleming, p o Poughkeepsie, born in New York
city Jan 3, 1840, settled in this county April 1, 1870;
wife Madge Emerson, ot Boston, Mass., married Dec.
10, 1875.

Young Henry L., p o Poughkeepsie.

Ziegenfuss Henry L., p o Poughkeepsie, clergyman ot Episcopal
church, born in Monroe county, fa., Nov. 3, 1844,
settled in this county in April, 1869.



RED HOOK.

AUendorph Peter H., p o Red Hook, farmer, 83 acres, born in
Red Hook Feb. 13, 1821; wife Margaret Adams, mar-
ried in 1846; one adopted daughter— Mary S. Father,
Phillip AUendorph, born in this town.

Almstead Henry, p o Upper Red Hbbk, oarpen'er, owns 4 acres,
born in Columbia county Feb. 14, 1818, settled in this
county in 1844, has been overseer of the poor; first
' wife, Amanda Moore ; second, Marilda Shelters;
children five. Parents, Peter and Elizabeth Alm-
stead.

Armstrong Col. Henry B., p o Red Hook,«retired, born in New
York city May 9, 1792, was,lieutenant-oolonel in war of
1812; wife Mary D. Simons, of South Carolina, mar-
ried in 1883; children five living. Father, General
John Armstrong, secretary of war and minister to
France from 18(14 to 1811.

Ashley Wm J. , p o Upper Red Hook, farmer. 159 acres, born in
Columbia county in 1851, settled in this county in 1880;
wife Jeaneite Goons, married in February,' 1876.
Father, Henry A. Ashley, native of Columbia county.

Baxter James, p o Red Hook, farmer, 100 acres, born in Ireland
in 18-39. settled in this county in 1860, has been over-
seer of pogr; wife Ann O'Nell ; children three—
William, James, Jr.', and Mary. Father, John llaxter.

Becker Henry, p o Vpper Red Hook, farmer. 87 acres, born in
Milan, ilan- 9, 1815, has been highway commissioner
two terms; first wife, BlEe Stickle; si-oond wife, Jane
Ann Shook; children three living. Father, William
Becker.

Beokwith Wm. S., po Madelin, farmer, 144 acres, born on same
farm in 1820. has been overseer of poor, is assesst r third
term; wife Maria Collyer, born in >ing Sing, married
in 1848;' children five. Parents, Nathan and Betsey
(Gale) Beckwitb. Mother's brother was founder of
Galesburgh, 111. ' ^

Grouse John S.. p o Red Hook, cashier ot bank, born in the
town of Clinton Sept. 26, 1898; wife Hannah D.
Kettell, of Connecticut, married in 1862; children
three. Father, John Crouse, son ot Jacob Grouse,
who settled in Beekman about 1760.



PERSONAL STATISTICS.



XXIU



' Carroll Robert J., p o Red Hook, physioian and surgeon, born
in Ohio, settled in this county in 1876, read medicine
with Drs. William an'd Thomas Carroll, o( Fbiladelpbia,
Pa , and attended lectures at the Jefferson medical
college there, was graduated in Marob, 1867, com-
menced practice in Red Hook in May. 1876.
Chamberlain Wm L., p o Red Hook, retired merchant, 6B0
- acres, born in New York cicy in 1831, settled in this
county in 1840; wite Mary Remington, born in New
York city, married in 1864; children four. Father,
Wm. Chamberlain, founder and originator ot First
National Bank.

Clark Rev. James S , p o Tivoli, clergyman.

Cruger John Church, p o Annandale, retired lawyer, owns 125
acres, born in New York city Oet. 13, 1807, settled in
this county in 18'^8. died in 1879, has been presidential
elector; wife Brphemia W. VanRenselaer, married
May 8. 1843; children three living— Stephen V., Cor-
nelia, Catherine C.

Cookingham Harris L., p o Red Hook, physician and surgeon,
born in Hyde Park Aug. 21, 1850; wife Mary Jane
Nicks, of Rod Hook, married in 1876; cTiildren two.
H. L. Cookingham read medicine with Dr. Edwin
Barnes, of Pleasant Plains, attended lectures at
Albany Medical College, graduated Deo. 26, 1871, com-
inenced practice in Staatsburgh, came to Red Hook
August a.j, 1873.

Clark Rev. James Starr, p o Tivoli. rector of Trinity church,
born in Connecticut in 182S, settled in this county in
1853; wite Caroline S. Hopson, ot Connecticut ; child-
ren two; educated at Columbia college of New York
city, ordained in 1854, took charge of present church
in 1855. , . „ ,

Coopernail W. C. p o Upper Red Hook, farmer, 100 acres, born
in Red Hook Nov. I, 1843; wite Elizabeth Tompkins,
born in Red Hook, married in 1872; children three-
Eliza E., George P. and William I. Parents, George
and Althea Coopernail.

Co'ns Cyrus W., p o Madalin. merchant tailor, born m Columbia
county in 1853, settled in this county June 15, 1879.
has been town clerk; wife Estella Poucher, of
Columbia county, married June 5, 1879; one child-
Lottie M. Father, John W. Coons, native ot Columbia
county. Father, William 1. Coons.

DePevster Johnston Livlngrton, p o Tivoli,- owns 24 acres, born
in Tivoli June 14, 1846; wife Julia Ann Toler, born m
Tivoli, married March 29, 1871 ; children two— Esther
Estella, Mary Justine. , . xt ,, ,

DePevster John Watts, p o Tivoli, historian, born in New York,
settled in this county in 1841 or '3; wite Estella Liv-
ingston, married March 2, 1841 ; children five, two

Elmendorf'lliomasi p o- Upper Red Hook, farmer and dealer
in grain and hay, 250 acres, was supervisor in 1864.
Parents, Jacob O. and Gerrettie Elmendort. Grand-
father Cornelius built the house now occupied by
him in 1791.

Elseffler J. W., p o Red Hook.

Fairbairn Rev. Robert B., p o Annandale, warden of St.
Stephens College, born in New York city May 27, 1818,
settled in this county in 1862, has been rector of
several churches; wife Miss Arnold, of Troy, N. Y.,
married June 28, 1849; children four. . „ ,

Feller John J., p o Red Hook, farmer, 136 acres, born in Red
Hook Oct. 21, 1847: wite Carrie A. Asher, of Rhmebeok,
married Dec. 5, 1877 : one sister, Delia P. Schmuoker.
Parents, Jacob and Sarah Y. Feller. ,

Feller John P., p o Red Hook, farmer, 144 acres, born in this
townlVUy 2, 1843; wife Anna S. Teal, bora in Rhine-
beck, married Jan. 17, 1877. Father, Col. Peter I.

Feller Edward,' p o Madalin, merchant, born in Clermont,
Columbia county, in 1826 settled in this county in
1865, was supervisor in 1874-'75-'76; wife Ma"a S.
Washburn, of Connecticut, married Deo. 31, 1868; one
child. Father, Henry H., son of Henry Feller, native

Fraleigh jJbn A.,"p S flld Hook, farmer, 1.34 acres, born on saffle

^ farm Oct. 20. 1841; wite Irene Curtis, of Red Hook,

married in 1871; children three. Father, George W.

Fraleigh, born here in 1816, died July 15, 1S66;, was son

of Peter P. Fraleigh, who settled here m 1.90.

Fraleieh Georae W., p o Red Hook, farmer, 134 acres, born on

Fraleigh George w.,^y^^^ 1835, died Feb. 20, 1861; wife Helen

M. Near, born in Red ±ook; one son-Phillip Fraleigh

Father, Phillip Fraleigh; mother, Anna, daughter ot

Peter and Jane Bennett. , . , . ice

Fi-nloioh Tapob W T) o Red Hook, farmer and stock raiser, 166

Fraleigh Jacob «-„• P ° Xnebeck, Jan 21. 1811.; wife Catherme

K. Fellows, born in Rhinebeek, married Feb. 11, 1836,

children five. Parents, George and Catherine Ira-

leigh, natives of Red Hook. , - , . „ oso

Gale H C, p o Upper Red Hook, farmer and dairyman, 252

acres, born in Germantown Columbia county m

1837. settled in 1875; wite Mary Elting, <>« ^udson,

married in 1860 ; two daughters-Bertha and Alice.

Father, Wm, S. Gale, pt Germantown, died in April,

Green James' B., p o Madalin, farmer, 135 acres, born in Red
Hook Nov. 11, 1840, has been census enumerator; wife
Helen Hoyt, born in New York city, roamed in 1868 ,
Children three. Father, Edmund, son ot Bowen Green.

Gedney B. F., p o Red Hook.



Ham William R., p o Madalin, agriculturist, 500 acres, born in
Red Hook, died Feb. 4, 1879, aged 80 years; two sisters
living— Maria and Caroline. Father, Richard C. Ham.

Hapeman George H., p o Red Hook, farmer, 120 acres, born on
same farm in 1840 ; wife Vena Coon, born in Columbia
county, married in 1864 ; children four. Father.
Phillip Hapeman, native of this town and son of John
Hapeman.

Heyne Carl, p o Red Hook, farmer and sheep raiser, 200 acres,
born in Prussia, settled in this county In 1854 ; wite
Mary Welch, ot London, married in 1868. Father,
John Heyne, native of Germany. Dealer in merino
sheep,

Hoffman T. A., p o Tivoli, dealer in general merchandise, born
in Red Hook in 1844, has been postmaster and treas-
urer; wife Harriet Saulpaugh, married in 1866: children
eight living. Father, Theodore Hoffman, native of
this town.

Hoffman Benjamin B., p o Red Hook, tobacconist and farmer,
115 acres, born on same farm March 25, 182i), has been
bank director; wife Adaline Fancher, of Fishkill,
married in 1842; children four. Father, George C,
son of Conrad Hoffman, who emigrated from Ger-
many and settled here at an early day.

Kerly James R . p o Upper Red Hook, farmer, 388 acres, born in
Tivoli, Dec. 29, 1829, is United States revenue collector;
wife Eliza P. Pritoher, born in this town, married
Sept. 27, 1854; children six living. Father, James
Kerly, native of this town.

Knickerbocker Wm. E., p o Upper Bed Hook, retired, born in
Madalin. Parents, Edwin and Catharine E. Knicker-
bocker, natives of this town.. Father forty years in
business in Madalin.

Lewis John N., p o Annandale, farmer, 280 acres, born on same
farm in 1830; wife Christina J. Nelson; married in
1855; children four, living Father, Peter Lewis, son
ot Thomas Lewis, of Staatsburgh.
Livingston Johnston, p o Tivoli, retired, owns 150 acres, born
in Tivoli in February, 1818; wife Sylvia M.; married
in October, 18.51; two daughters— Caroline, Estella.
Father, John Swift Livingston, settled in town in

Loses John E'.,po Upper Red Hook, physician, born in Wash-
ington, September 16, 1826, owns 27 acres land: wife
Mary E Knickerbocker, of Madalin; married June 86,
186a; children two.

Livingston Lonis, p o Tivoli. retired, owns 22 acres, born on
same place; wife Alice M. Fox, of New York City;
married in 1870. Parents, John Switt and Maria M.
Livingston. House 'built in 1776, . t> j

Martin Joseph, attorney and counselor at law, born in Red
Hook, February 18, 1814, has been justice of peace
twenty years; wite Margaret Barringir, ot same
town; married in January, 1837; children eight,
living; read law with J. W. Elseffer, and commenced
practice in village in 1858.

Martin Andrew L., p o Upper Red Hook, attorney, counselor
and surveyor, born in Stanford in 1825, has been sup-
erintendent ot schools; wife Mary G. Benner, of this
town; married in i85ll; children six. living; read law
with Judge John Rowley, and admitted at the Albany
Lawschoolin 1852. ., . ,n, i. xt i- i

MaaaoHueau R. L,, v o Rpd Hook, president First National

M.as3QBneau n. i^j_^P.^^^^ Hook. Octobers, 1826; wife Emma

C Sirobel, ot New York City; married October 27,
1859; children four. Father, R. C. Masaonneau. was
son of C G. Massonneau, Who came here from France
about 1790. , ^, ,

McCarthyCol. E. J., po Red Htink, farmer and retired mer-
chant, 50 acres, born in Saratoga county in 1BU7, set-
tled in county in 1863, was Assistant Cashier New
> ork City Custom House six years; first wife, daugh-
ter of Hon. Jeremiah Bussel; and second, daughter ot
Hon. Henry Staats; one child living— Russel. Father,
Moses McCarthy, soldier of Revolutionary war

Martin Edward, p o Red Hook, farmer, 140 acres, bprn in Red
Hook, February 18. 1811.

Metzser George Adam, p o Red Hook, farmer, 268 acres, born in

Metzger 'Jfo^B^^^^ '^^ndgericht, Dinkelsbuhl. Bavaria, Ger-
many, December 1.^. 1827, settled in county April 24,
1854- wife tredericka Hahn, burn in Bavaria, Nov. »,
18.14; married in 1869; children tour; purchased farm

Miller Henry E.,' p o Red Hook, tobacco manuf., born in Red
Miller ^»°7^i' I'jjj,g ^ifg Martha VanSteenburgh, of Rhine-
beck; one daughter-Emma L. Miller. Father, David
Miller ot same town.
Moore Clarence L„ p o Madalin, merchant, owns 6 acres, born
moore ^'f^'^J^^o,: '/anuary 12, 1846, has been town clerk; wife
Carrie G Risedorf; married in 1875; one son-Alfred
h. Father, Alfred L., son ot Wm. P., son of Phlbp
Moore.
Moore Rev. John W., p o Red Hook, rector of Christ phureh,
^"""hOTn in. New York City, February 25, 1825, settled in
county April 6, 1861, has been rector of several
churches in Westchester. St. Lawrence and Rich-
mond counties: wits Frances H. Weber, of Fairfield,
Herkimer county, N Y.; married October 10, 1864,
children six, living J. W. Moore was a graduate of
ColumWaCoUege. New York, and ot Gen. Theological
SemSary of the P. E. church and rector ot present
parish twenty years.



HISTORY OF DUCHESS COUNTY.



lUooney Edward, p o Upper Red Hook, portrait painter, bora
in New York City, March 25, 1813, settled in count}; in
1855; wife Laura A. iJlancbard, of Boston; one child,
living— Ella. Vather, 'Win. L. Mooney, ol New York
City

Nelson T. B , p o Upper Red Hook, farmer, 108 acres, born in
Red Hook, March 23, 1827; wife Mary Jane Feller,
second wife Hannah C Myers; one child— Wm, A.
Parents, Samuel and Christina Nelson, natives of
Duchess county.

Nelson Captain Samuel, p o Upper Red Hook, farmer, 208
acres, born in Foughkeepsie, died February 4, 1876,
was captain in war of 1812; wife Christina Benner of
this town; children five, living.

Ormsbee Frank S., p o Madalin, attorney and counselor at law,
born in Ashland, Qreene county, settled in county in
]866, has been clerk of board of supervisors of Greene
county, read law with OIney & Mott, of Catskill, at-
tended university of law at Albany, graduated from
' there in 1864, and admitted t6 New York bar in 1864;
wife Mary C. Wagner, of Columbia county; married
in June, 1877.

Fe elor Philip, p o Madalin, dealer in general merchandise, born
in Bed Hook, March 9, 183(1; wife Catharine O. Fingar,
of Columbia county; married February 6, 1864; chil-
dren five, living. Father, Philip, son of Conrad Feelor
who came here and settled after war of Revolution.

Phillips Theodore, p o Bed Hook, grain and hay farmer and
stock raiser, 416 acres, born in Columbia county, Sep-
tember 25, 1845, settled in county in 1*46; wife Rachel
Link, second wife Matilda Coon; one child, living—
Wm. T. Parents, Jacob and Susanna FhiUipB.

Phillips A. H., p o Nevis, Columbia county, farmer, born in
/Milan, November 28, 182U; wife Emma E. Feller, of
-Milan: children fi've — Romelia; David F.; Wm. H.;
George A. ; Lizzie E. Parents, Jacob and Elizabeth.
•Pitcher Andrew K, p o Upper Red Hook, farmer, 80 acres,
born in Upper Bed Hook, May 31, 1812, is elder and
has been deacon of church; wife Mary Ann Hoffman,
of New York City; children five. Father, John W.,
son of William Pitcher.

Prister Albert, p o Bed Hook, editor and proprietor " Bed Hook
Journal," born in Columbia county, April 4. 1845, set-
tled in county April 4, 1860; wife L. B. Allendorf, of



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