Early Settlers Town of Fenner, Madison Co., NY
Early Settlers
Town of Fenner

 Early settlers in the Town of Fenner taken from 1784 History of Chenango & 
Madison Counties, NY by James H Smith; pub. 1880.  Tried to use year, where 
stated, person and where they were from. 
 
 Fenner was formed from Cazenovia & Smithfield, Apr 22, 1823.

 1793- 
first settlements made but probably not of permanent character as Indian 
title not extinguished till 2 years later. 
 
 after 1794- 
Jonathan & James MUNGER, from Conn 
Alpheus TWIST, Conn 
John NEEDHAM, Ingham, Mass 
Thomas CUSHING & sons Enos & Hawks 
 
 about 1797 or '98- 
David COOK, Rhode Island 
Lt. David HUTCHINSON, Conn. 
Seneca ROBINSON, Irish descent, Stanford, Vt. 
John BARBER, native of Worcester co., Mass emigrated to Oneida, 
        then Fenner 
 
 1800- 
Enos WELLS, Williamstown, Mass 
William, Arnold & George BALLOU, brothers,  natives of Smithfield, R.I. 
James CAMERON, native of Blair Athol, Scotland 
 
 about 1801- 
John DOUGLASS, native of Scotland to Johnstown in 1799; then Fenner 
 
 Other Scotch family settled early- 
John ROBERTSON 
Robert STEWART 
 
 1801- 
Guy HATCH, native of New London, Conn, from Springfield Mass with 
William PARSONS, brother-in-law of Guy Hatch 
Gideon PARSONS, father of William 
Joel DOWNER, native of Pownall, Vt. 
 
 1804- 
Hezekiah HYATT, physician, from No. Salem, Westchester county 
 
 about 1804 or '05- 
David BALDWIN & son, Aaron, from Worcester, Mass 
 
 other early settlers- 
J. D. TURNER 
Martin & Daniel M. GILLET, from Lyme, Conn 
Thomas WILSON 
Erastus WOODWORTH, from Rensselaer county 
Benjamin WOODWORTH 
Col. Elisha FARNHAM, born Hampton,Conn 
Ithuriel FLOWER, 
Amos WEBSTER and 
Amanda MUNGER 
Samuel & Zattu PAYNE 
Timothy FOSTER 
Drake SELLICK 
 
 1811- 
Russell RANSOM, from Schoharie county 
Asa DANA came in 1800 

Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY

Date: Sunday, August 29, 1999

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