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Robinson J. C, p o Stissing, farmer, 3u7 acres, born jn county
in 1827, has been auditor and inspector; wife Mary
Mosher, of town, married in 1856; children five.

Robinson C, po Stanfordville, farmer, 273 acres, born in Put-
nam county in 1816, setr.led in this county in 1838; has
been assessor; wife, Mary Bonell of this county, mar-
ried in 1845; children two.

Sackett SarahE., p o Bangall.

Sackett P. K., p o Attlebury, farmer 360 acres, born in this town
in 1803, has been postmaster seventeen years, wife
Eunice M. Gurnsey, married in 1825; children three.

Sackett Smith J,, p o Attlebury, farmer, 118 acres, born ia this
town in 1844; Smith J. & Henry Sackett live on the
" Gregory farm."

Shannon Patrick, p o Shekomeko.

Stephenson Geo. G., p o Amenia, farmer and miller, 226 acres,
born in New York City in 1844, settled in this county
in 1866, has been town auditor; wife Mary Bryan of
this town, married in 3866; children three; larm is
known as the '■ Ezra Bryan " farm.

Stickle John I., p o Bull's Head, farmer, 385 acres, born in
Columbia county, June 20, 1832, settled in this county
in 1857,wife Loretta Bentley of this county, married in
1856, children six.

Sutherland Robert, p o Attlebury, farmer, 130 acres, born in
Columbia county in 1838, settled in this county in
1877, was 1st Lieut, in I8th U. S. Infantry in late war;
wife Lucy Ann Mills of Ireland, married in 1866;
children three.

Schultz John F., p o Bull's Head, farmer, 118 acres, born in this
county in 1832, has been postmaster and town clerk;
wife A. A. C ase, born in this county in 1834, married
in 1854; children seven, one living— Anna Amelia.

Sweet Pedro, p o LaFayetteville, pedler«^orn in this county
December 25. 1845, has been inspector of election and
town clerk; wife Ella J. Denny, born in this county,
married November 22, 1879; children three,

Truvis David, p o Willow Brook, farmer 190 acres, born in this
county in 1807; wife Sarab Robinson of this county,
married in 1843: children three. Grandfather settled
in this county during the Revolutionary war.

Tripp John, p o Mclntyre, farmer, lOo acres, born in Columbia
county October 17, 1844, settled in this county in 1876,
is overseer; wife Sarah Brusie of Columbia county,
married in 1867; one son.

Tripp S. G., p o Bangall, retired, born in this county in 1818;
wife Loretta Case, married in 1840, died in 1845; wife
Eliza Ann Bowman of this town, married in 1847; one
daufihter.

Tompkins Smith P., p o Hull's Mills, paper manufacturer and
miller, 60 acres, born in town of Washington in 1819,
is now postmaster and has been since 1860; wife
Samantba Sackett, of this town, married in 1839; grand-
father came from Westchester county in 1790 and
located at Salt Point. '

Van Benschoten A. L.. p o Stanfordville, manufacturer of sash,
blinds, etc., born in Columbia County in 1857, settled
in this county in 18(^0, is builder and contractor; wife
Jane M. Warren, married in 1874; one son.

Vail George, p o Stanfordville, farmer, 114 acres, born in this
town in 1833; wife Emily S. Edmonds of countj, mar-
ried in 1860, died June 31, 1867; children nine; farm
been in family over 100 years.



PERSONAL STATISTICS.



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Warren A C, p o Banisall, farmer, 412 acres, born In this town
in 1813, has been onunty clerk; wife Julia Bushnell of
this county, married in 1848; children two; wife's
great-Rranrt father came from Germany and toolc un
flOO acres in Stanford at an early day.

Winans Seth E., p o Stanfnrdville, teacher and farmer 115
acres, born in this county in IBSI; wife Nettie Ro'bin-
son of this county, marrii-d in 1875; one daueiiter

Winans Joel S., p o HanRall, farmer. 830 acres, born in this
county in 1820, has been justice of peace !!4 years and
justice of sessions three terms; wife Lucy Ann Wright
of this county, married in 1850; children two. Grand-
tather was in Bevolutioo and father in war of 1812



UNION VALE.

Abel John XJ.. p o North Clove, farmer, 145 acres, born in this
town in 1821, has been supervisor, town clerk and
commissioner of highways ; wife, Esther Odell,'born
in this town in 1829, married in 1816,
Andrews Kromaline, p o La Granjtevme, farmer, 13(i acres, born
in this town is 1855, occupies o )d homestead owned
and occupied by his father; vife. Amelia B. Sheldon
born in Beekman in 18.50, married in 1879. '

Austin Wm. H.. p o Clove, farmer, 120 acres, born in Dover in
1836, is Master of Shekomeko Lodge 488, F. & A M ■
wife. Mary E. Denny, born in this town in 1836. mar-
ried in 1859.
Benedict Albei-t, p o Billings, farmer, 250 acres, born in Conn
in 18' 5, settled in this county in 1827; wife, Sabra Hal-
lock, born in this town in 1805, married in 1830; chil-
dren two; was formerly a carpenter.
Brownell S. D., p o Grouse's Store, merchant and farmer, sixty
acres, born in this town in 1828, is justice of ihe
peace and commissioner of highways; wife, Mary
Grouse, born in this town in 1831, married in 1850-
children two,
Butler Edgar, p o Chestnut Eidge, farmer. 108 acres, born in
this county in 1857. Edgar and mother occupy home-
stead owned by grandfather, Peter L. Butler, who was
an early settler. '*
Butts Wesley, p o Billings, farmer, 135 acres, born in Amenia
in 1812. has been supervisor, town clerk, and member
of Asf^embly in 1849. occupies old homestead purchased
by grandfather. Aaron Butts, in 18](J. Wife, Caroline
Stone, born in Conn in 1819, married in 1837; one son.
Congdon Caroline, jj o Moore's Mills, farmer, 372 acres, born in
this town in 1831, occupies old homestead owned and
occupied by father and grandfather.
CofBn Charles, p o Mansfield, farmer, 125 acres, born in the
town of Washington in 1809. has been commissioner
of highways; wife. Hannah Lyon, born in Conn, in
1812. married in 1835; children seven. Father, Robert
OofBn, born in the town of Washington in 1777, died
in 1842; children nine, aggregate ages 602 years.
Davis Alonzo D . p o Verbank, merehant and farmer, 210 acres,
born in this county in 1815, was supervisor in 1878;
wife, Julia E, Cook, born in this county in 1817, mar-
ried in 1840; children four.
Davis Charles E.. p o Verbank, merchant, born in the town of
Washington in 1843; wife. Hattie Stephenson, born in
Rochester in 1850. married in 1875; children two,
Dennis Lewis, p o Pleasant Ridge, farmer. 230 acres, born in
this town in 1824, hasbpen constable tweoty-one years;
wife, Mary StiUweli, married in 1833, died in 1859: sec-
ond wile, Rebpoca S*-illwell. born in this county in
1845, married in 1860; children ten.
Draper MaritC C. p o Clove.

Dunkin Isaac H , p o Chestnut Ridge, retired, owns 240 acres,
born in this town in 18^6; grandfather was of Scotoli
origin, and settled in this county at an early day.
Gregory Wra.. p o Grouse's Store, miner and farmer, 500 acres;
born in town of Dover in 1830; wife, Lucy J. Lee, born
in Dover in 1831. married in 1851; children five.
Hall Piatt V. p o Mansfie'd. farmer, 140 acres, born in this town
December 2.'>, 1815, has been Assessor and Commis-
sioner of highways, and is now postmaster; wife
Louisa B. Paul born in Norwich, Chenango county,
married in October 1864 died in June 1873, one son.
f'latt and John J. Hall occupy the old homestead
owned by grand father Wm. Hall,
Huestis Egbert, p o North Ciuve, farmer, -210 acres, born in this
county iu 1825, wife Maryette Williams born in town
in 1830, married in 1850, children three.
Husted Edward M , p o Chestnut Ridge, teaeher,owns 104 acres,
bom in the town of Stanford in 1843; wife Emily G
Doughty, born in Pleasant Valley in 1842, married in
1867, children three. Great-grandfather came from
England at an early day.
Enapp David A,, p o North Clove, physician and surgeon, owns
300 acres, born in Connecticut in 182(1, settled in this
county in 1845, has been town clerk, graduated in
Medical College of New York City, attended lectures
there, and studied with Dr, hennett of Danbiiry,
Conn ; wife Rebecca Vinson, born in this town in 1828,
married in 1846, sons two,
Moore Stephen, p o Moore's Mills, farmer 260 acres, born in this
town in 18,"j8. has been commissioner of highways and
and is now excise commissioner; wife Martha A.
Vincent born in this town in 1849, married in 1868,
died July 86, 1874, one son.



Noxon HenrrR p pLaGrangeville, fanner, 159 acres, bom in

in ifiir° '"','^i''"^ Hattie Barlow.bom in LaGrMge

n/i=ii A " '®^' niarried in 1847, children two >i»»"bo

Odell Anna, no North Clove, .armer. 15? icr°es, bom in town

ried in 1S?4 r^'^®T«™" f °1^"' <" 'Viscounty, mar-
K.. J HT \S ° '°'*' °'8d in 1879; daughters two
Reed Mary T p Manelleld, farmer, ll? acres born in town of
1^ iown'"'^?w 'l*.'' ^"^band Fyler Tr*ver Heed, born
npt s ?»««' Washington in 1819. married in 1841, died
?„tw'i^°''""";°""'"'- ^'^^ Reed's great grand-
Sh.ffAr i„h 17 ^^^ 5° ^"•'''y ^^t'le"^ 'o tlie county.
Shaffer John V p o North Clove, farmer, 218 acres, born is town
in IBdS, IS now assessor; wife Emma C. Rozeil, born in
this county in 1837, married in 186); one son. Anoes-
tors were early settlers in the county.
Sherman Leonard B„ p o Verbank, merchant and farmer, born
in Saratoga county m 1818. settled In this county in
1813, has been justice of peace, justice of sessions, town
Clerk, and is now assessor and notary public; wife
Maria Jaue Duncan of this town, married in 1812; chil-
dren five. '
Swift H. M., p o Chestnut Ridge, farmer, 65 acres, born in
Amema in IHlOJias been justice of peace several years;
wire Sarah Hofflri. born in town of Washington in 1811
married in 1825; children five. Was in latl war, and
St,tt„„ w appointed captain of the commissary department,
button Franklin, p o Moore's Mills, insurance ageut and farm-
er, 118 acres, born in town of Washington in 1843; wife
SiJo* 1''.9'''^am, born in this county in 1845, married in
IWb2; children two. Agent for the Agricultural and
. J^'ortn American Insurance companies,
lompkins J. L., p o Verbank. farmer, lOH acres, born in town of
La Grange in 18.36, has been overseer of poor and trus-
tee of M. E church ; wife Phebe A. Bostwick, of Wash-
ington, married in 1860; children two. Has also been
deputy postmaster.
Townsend Jacob S., p o Moor's Mills, farmer, 135 acres, horn in
Seneca county in 1834, came to this county in 1840; wife
Cordelia Washborn, of this county, married in 1858-
children three. Great-grandfather, Elijah Townsend'
rri-i TT '"as among the early settlers in La Grange. '
Uhl Henry W., p o North Clove, farmer, 175 acres, born in town
i5„, ^*i ''"* Anna M Divine, born in this county in
„ _ 1884, married in 1848; children two.
Van Wagner Nicholas, p o Billings, farmer, 175 acres, born in
Pleasant Valley in 1H12; wife Rachel Pinckney, born in
Putnam county in 1811. married in 1833, died July 15
1842; second wife Clarissa Gannng, of Putnam county'
_ ,. „ married iu 1813. died Deo. 12, 1872; children two.
Velie Rebecca, p o La Grangeville, farmer, 79 acres, born in
town of Clinton in 1884; husband Richard B. Velio
married in 1845, died July 17, 1870; two daughters-
portion of old homestead owned by Miiiard B. Velio
Vincent D. D . p o Clove, farmer. 600 acres, born in town Maroli
10, 1810, has been supervisor and town clerk in Dover-
wife Phebe Preston, born in this county Nov. 3 1817*
married in 1839, died Sept 20. 1856; two son's, one
daughter. Mis. Moore, died July 20, 1844.
Vincent Joseph F., p o Verbank.

Vincent E. A., p o North Clove, farmer, 187 acres, born in town
of Dover in 1821, has been commissioner of highways
and is now excise commissioner; wife Louisa Uhl, burn
in town in 188,3, married in 1844; children two.
Vincent Phebe A,, p o Verbank, farmer. 206 acres, born In town
in 1820, resides with her brother on farm owned by
grandfather Ichabod Bowerman.
Vinson Richard, p o Verbank. retired merchant and farmer,260
acres, born in town in 1800, has been supervisor; wife
Helen Fowler, born in town in 1810, married in 1828.
died in April 1863; children tour. Ancestors were early
settlers.
Williams Vincent, p o Clove, tnrmer, 200 acres, born in town in
1830, occupies homestead owned by grandfather, Wm.

Yeomans



*M vAicc-uci uuuuLj' lu lOlVf SCtiLlf U Jll LUIS UUUOLy ID lO^O,

has been assessor, and is now postmaater; wife Eliza
Haight, born iu town of Waahington, married in 1836.



WASHINGTON.

Allen William p o Hibernia, farmer, 150 acres, born In Clinton
in ISnS; wife. Ellen K»-tcbum of this county, married
in 1835, died leaving five children— Ann M., Sarah A.,
Nicholas. Henry. John Alien. Father, Nicholas Allen,
born in 1760, died in i860.

Barringer JUulford J., p o Millbrook, farmer, 66% acres, bom in
Pine Plains in 1835: wife, JerusfaaU. Divine, born in
this county in ISlo, married in ls59. Jacob Barringer,
born in Columbia county in 1794. settled in this coun-
ty iu 1810. died June 9, 1869, blacksmith.

Bates John, p o Lithgow, farmer, 'HVi acres, born in town of
Washington iu 1824: wife Mary Davis of Duchess
County, married December 18. 1849; one child— Ella A.,
bnrn in 1867. Joseph Bates, born in Rhode Island in
1781, came to this county In 1797, died in 1863, farmer.

Buckley Richard, p o Mil'brook, agent and Superintendent,
born in Connecticut in iH4i, settled in this county in
1861, wife Ellen Hennesy of this county, married in
1873; children four— Mary, Ellen, Honora, Eatie.



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HISTORY OF DUCHESS COUNTY.



Belding Lawrenoe.p o Dover Plains, farmer, 911 acres, born in
Town of Washington in 180"J, died in 1844, was oommis-
siuned officer in ctate Militia; wife LouisaK. Gregory,
born in Rensselaer county in 181)4, married in 1834:
children three— Charles H , born in 1836; Theodore B.,
in 1831, Mary A. in 184S. Father, Lawrence Belding,
born in this county September 9. 1755. died in 1831;
farmer and hotel proprietor. Silas Belding, born in
Connecticut November IH, 1717, settled in this county
about 1741, died 1786. Ebeneznr Gregory, born in Con-
necticut in 1767, came to this county about 1785, died
in 1834; shoemaker and tanner.
Beuham David S., p o Mabbettsville, farmer, 600 acres, born in
this town in December, 1804, has been assessor fifteen
years; wife Ruth Wilber, born in this county in 1804,
married in 1836; children seven, six now living.
David Benbam, born In Connecticut in 1775, came to
this county about 1800, died in 1855; tanner and shoe
manufacturer. ,

Boice Charles W., p o Hibernia, farmer. 87 acres, born in this
county in 1841, enlisted in 138th Regt. Co. D. in 1863,
lefi in 1865; wife Mary M. Sharp of Indiana, married
In 1866; children four-Charity A, Jane C, Charles
W.. Augustus M.
Oanfield Philetus S., p o Shunpike, farmer, 147 acres, born m
thiscounryin 1850. Father. John Canfleld, born in
tnis county In 1831; wife Jane Bunnell, born In this
county in 1S19, married in 1847; children three— Mary
B. burn in 1848, Philetus, and Sarah J., born in lb53.
Carpenter Jacob B,, p o Little Rest, farmer, 200 acres, born in
this county in 1836, has been member of Assembly,
supervisor, and mayor of Poughbeepsie; wife Sarah
B. Thorne, of this county, married in 1860; children
two.
Carpenter Richard E., p o Millbrook, farmer, 48 acres, and
owner of steam cider mill, born in Westchester coun-
ty in 1841, settled in this county in 1874; wife Mary W.
Titus of Long Island, married in i86(i
Champlin John W., p o Millbrook, farmer, 600 acres, born in
this county in 1837; wife, Phebe Odeli, of this county,
married in 1853; one child— Phebe. Joseph Champlin,
born in Conn, in 1788,' came to this couuty in 183U, died
in 1861, farmer.
Clement John H., p o Millbrook, farmer, two hundred acres,
born in the town of Washington in 18^3: wile, Phebe J.
Haight, of this county, married in 1858. Frederick I.
Clement, born in Saratoga county, about 1800, came
to this county, died in 1838 or '39; merchant at Wash-
ington Hollow; childre : ftur. Thomas Howard, born
in this county in 1797, farmer, SOO acres.
CofBn Hezekiah R., p o Mabbettsville, farmer, 135 acres, born
in Washington in 1807; has been Justice of the Peace
and Justice of Sessions; wife, Mira Barlow, born in
Araenia in 1811, married in 1833; children six, four liv-
ing. — Lucy B., born in 1835; Cora, in 1837; Magdelena,
in 1841; Robert, in 1833. Robert Coffin, born In Wash-
ington, died in 1843, a^ed sixty-four years; farmer and
representative in Legislature in 18-:il and '33.
Coffin Robert, p_ o Mabbettsville, farmer and owner of saw mill,
born in county in I8S3; wife Amy D. Lottridge, of
Rensselaer county, married in 1873.
Cometock John R., p o Millbrook, orchardist, has 3,000 peach
trees, born in Washington in 1807; wife Minerva Ingra-
ham, of Pleasant Valley, born in 1807, married in 1845.
Matthew Conistock, born in Rhode Island in 1773,
came to county in 1790, died in 1845, farmer; wife Ruth
Russell, of Duchess county, born in 1713, married in
179-1, died in 1855; children ten, two now living.
Crispell Isaac, p o Little Rest, farmer and stock raiser, 114
acres, born in Ulster county In l83ii, settled in county
in 1880; wife Elmira Patterson, of Ulster county,
married in 1859, died in April 1873; children two —
Nancy Eliza Stillings and Georgianna.
Curtis Walter W., p o Mabbettsville. farmer born in Neversink
in 1793, settled in county in'lSUO, died September 11,
1847; uit'e Elizabeth Phillips born in Massachusetts,
February 4, 1797, married March 1, 1831; children six
three now living — Mary A., bOrn in 1837, William W. in
1834, and Plait C. in 1836. William Curtis born in
county, machinist and farmer; wife Martina Brett,
born in Massachusetts in 1837, married in 1857; chil-
dren eight.
Cutler Theron, p o Mabbettsville, farmer, 1B5 acres, bom in
Washington in 1831; vite Amelia Mitchell, born in
Duchess county in 1834, married in 1857; children two,
Olive, born in 1860, and Franz, in 1863, Father
Stephen Cutler, born in county in 1783, died in li<68.
Grandfather, Stephen Cutler, born in county in 1747,
died in 1814. Great-grandfather, Jonathan Cutler,
born in Long Island, emigrated with wife and two
children from there, bringing them and furniture on
horseback, the fiax spinning wheel being very promi-
nent.
Cutler Stephen, p o. Lithgow, farmer, 180 acres, born In Wash-
ington, in 1814; wife Louisa Williams born in Union
Vale, married in 1854; one child, Stephen H.
Davis Henry, p o Washington Hollow, farmer, born in Colum-
bia county in 17h9, died in 1854; wife Jane Ann Law-
ton, born in this county in 1809, married in 1836; chil-
dren two— Esther, born in 1836, and Olville, burn in
1830, who married Maria Ahnu of Duchess county in
187B; one son— Henry.



Davis Leonard, p o Little Rest, farmer. 414 acres, boru in Wash-
ington in 1814, died in 1866; wife Eleanor Hall, born in
Duchess county in 1836, married in 186-.^; children four
— Anna B.; Joseph H., born iu 1864; Augustus I., born
in 1865, and Leonard. Isaac Hall, born in this county
in 1785, died in 1867; wife Mary Rogers, born in this
county in 1798, married in 1817; children seven.
DeForest James G., p o Dov^^r Plains, farmer, 60 acres, born in
Washington in 1817, aied July 14, 1877. was justice of
peace several years; wife Dorcas Van Hoesen, born in
Greene couuty in I8.i5, married May 37, 1847; children
six— John, boru in 1818; Mary E., in 18.50; Frank, in
1853; Emeline, in 1854; William, in 1856: and Lincoln,
in 1859. Joseph DeForest, born in Connecticut in
1779, died March 31, 186.5, tailor and farmer. William
DeForest, born in this county in 1856; wife M. Ben-
nett, born in Washington in 18j9, married in la78; one
child— Mary Lina Bennett, born in 1879.
Deuel Stephen S., p o Little Rest, farmer and dealer in blooded
stock, boru in this couuty in 18-13; wife Louisa M Al-
len, of Duchess county, married in 1869. died in 1864;
children one- Isaac N. Father, Isaac JDeuel, born in
this county in 1798, died in 1854. farmer and miller.
Silas Deuel, born in Rhode Island, came to this county
about 1755, farmer.
Duncan Cyrus, p o Wassaip, farmer, 110 acres, bom in Wash-
ington in 1838, has been inspector of election; wife
Ellen Northrup, of this county, married in 1865; chil-
dren two— Cora B . born in 1867; Jane T , in 1873. Da-
vid Duncan, born in this counry in 1801, died in 1848,
carpenter and farmer.
Emigh Clinton, p o Little Rest, farmer, 60 acres, born in Union
Vale iu 1817; wife Maria L. Haight, bt)rn in Washing-
ton in 1817, married in l8-i5. Fathei, Rensselarr Emigh,
born in this counts^ in 1785. died m 184(i; wife
Eunice Austin, born in Beekman in 1790, married in
1813; children seven, four now livipg- Jeremiah Eighmy,
of German descent, one of the early settlers of this
county. Elijah Haight, born in this county iu 1787,
died in 1853, eariiputer and larmer; wife ElectaNorth-
rup of this couuty. boru March 11. 1790, married in
1816, died in 1866; children seven, four now living.
Fitch John O.- p o Lithgow, farmer, 156 acres, bom in Washing-
ton iu 1837, has been supervisor; wifr, Julia Dibble, of
this county, married in 1868; one child, — John D., born
in 1873. Joiln Fitch, born in Norwaik, Coon., iu 1780,
came to this county before 18 0, died in 1846.
Frazer Milo A., p o Little Rest, farmer, 136.J^ acres born in
Stanford in 1820, died Oct. 9. 1876; wife, Eliza May,
bom in Piue Plains m 183.'i, married in 18B0; children
six: Esther, born in 1854; Arthur, in 1857;,- Battle, in
1859; Isaac, in 1861; Jennie, in 1866; Milo A., in 1866.
Germond Lewis D., farmer, 174 acres, born in Wasliington in
1841, has been assessor; wife, Mary Sherman, born in
Union Vale in 1843, married in 187:1; one child,— Caro-
line, born in 1875. Father, Smith P. Germond, born in
this county in 1808, dieii Nov. 13, 1858. farmer. Grand-
father, Isaas Germond, also born in this county.
Haight Daniel B., p o Dover Plains farmer, 500 acres, boru in
this county in 1815; wife, -Phebe Haight, boru in Wash-
ington in 1816, married Oct. 11, 18a7; children six,—
Morgan, born in 1841; Mary A., in 1842; Henry J-, in
1846; Leonard D.. in 1860: Margaret B., in 1848; Daniel
B., in 1859. Jacob X. Haight, born Feb. 2, 1780; wife,
Mary Bedell, of this count.v; children §ix, two now
living. Nicholas Haight also born in this couuty.
Haight Sherman N , p o Mabbettsville, farmer, and stock and
fruit raiser, 5:i0 acres, born in v\ ashington in*1841;
wife, Elizabeth Sisson, born in this county in 1848,
married in 1869; ctiildren tour, — Sarab E.. born in 1870;
Anna S., in 1871; Andrew H., in 1874; Sherman D , in
1877. Andrew Haight, born in WashingtL'u iu 1806,
died Sept. 10, 1877; wife, Sarah N. Sherman, of this
county, born in 1804, married About 183>, died April
8, 1869- Joslah Sherman, born in this county in 1781,
died Feb 9,1860-
Haviland Barclay, p o Millbrook, farmer, born in this county
Dec. 21, 1812; wife, Susan Treadway, of this county,
born in 1816, married in 1846; children three,— Catha-
rine A-, Isaac E., and Caroline E Eleazer Havilaud,
born in Ccmn. in 1777, came to this county in 1801, died
in 1867; wife. Abigail Hiller,born in this county in 1776,
married in 1798, died iu 1853.
Ham Eugene, p o Verbaiik, farmer, 400 acres, born in this
county in 1850. Father, Jonathan Ham, born iu this
county Jan 11, 181)6, died in 18d4; wife, ISIary Vincent,
bom in this county in 1816, married iu 1849; children
three,— Helen, Elizabeth, Eugene.
Hart Phillip, born in Rhode Island, settled in this county in
Hartsville, which is named for him, about 17.50, cleared
and improved a large farm, was the last of a large
family, and died in 1880. Mr. Hart was one of the
prominent men of the county during his lite-time.
Hammond Andrew B , p o Little Rest, farmer, 160 acres, born
in this county in 1823, has been supervisor and asses-
sor ten years; wife, Sarah E. Conklin, born in this
county in 1829. married in 1856; children fpur,-Anna
born in 1856; George in 1858; Conklin in 1860; Isaac B
in 1863. Benjamin Hammond, born iu this county in
1774, died in 1S58. SamiielHammond, one of the early
settlers, born in Dartmouth, Mass., settled in this
county about 1766.



PERSONAL STATISTICS.



XXIX



Haight Sally, p o Coffin Summit, farmer, 364 acres, born on
homestead In this county in 1803. Father, Nicholas
H. Haight. born in this county in 1777; wife Phebe
Skidmore, born in this county in 1784, married in 1802;
children five, one living. Nicholas H. Haight, born in
this county in 1749, died in 1827. Jacob Haight, born
in Long Island, was the first settler in this county.
Edmund Butler, born in Ireland in 1838. settled in this
county in 1854, married in October 1865; children six.



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