Early Settlers Town of Fenner, Madison Co., NY
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.
first settlements made but probably not of permanent character as Indian
title not extinguished till 2 years later.
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,
Enos WELLS, Williamstown, Mass
William, Arnold & George BALLOU, brothers, natives of Smithfield, R.I.
James CAMERON, native of Blair Athol, Scotland
John DOUGLASS, native of Scotland to Johnstown in 1799; then Fenner
Other Scotch family settled early-
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.
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
Erastus WOODWORTH, from Rensselaer county
Col. Elisha FARNHAM, born Hampton,Conn
Amos WEBSTER and
Samuel & Zattu PAYNE
Russell RANSOM, from Schoharie county
Asa DANA came in 1800
Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY
Date: Sunday, August 29, 1999