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Note:  The queries below are archived messages from 1996 up to March 4, 1999 - they were posted by Eva Hammond the previous Steuben Co., NY GenWeb coordinator.  Please bear in mind that the e-mail address' may no longer be correct - if you find one that isn't please tell me by sending a e-mail and telling me the name and the page found - Thanks! Judy Allen Cwiklinski (7/4/1999)

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Eric Ryberg Wed Sep 18 09:07:51 1996
Seeking information on Matilda (Mattie) Vandeventer (?), born ca. 1875. Married Edward G. Hasley. Daughter Norma Irene Hasley born 1900 in Hornell, Steuben Co. NY. Suspected to have died in 1900.
Patricia Randall
Looking for Hiram Wilson born 1789 living in Dutchess County. Wife Betsy ? daughter Ann born 6 May 1817 m John Scott b 27 July 1812. Living in Dutchess County until around 1850. John and Ann moved to Steuben County. Hiram move in with John and Ann Scott after his wife Betsy died. Hiram died before 1855 in Steuben County.
Betty A. Minor
I am looking for any information on my grandmother, her name is Ruby May Welty d/o Lydia Leavenworth and Willis Welty. Ruby May was born 16 Sep 1903 in Lindley, Steuben County, NY. m. first husband ? Johns. She had 2 children by Mr. Johns. m. 2nd husband, Herman Willis Everson b. unk d. 14 Mar 1953. She had 6 children, first child is my Father, Howard Willis Everson 17 Jan 1934 in Presho, NY. Due to my parents divorcing when I was young we have not spoken to this side of the family and I am trying to put together my family tree for my son. Any help on the Leavenworth, Welty or Everson Surname is greatly appreciated. Many thanks.
John Meredith I am looking for information on the ancestors of William J. WOODRUFF (born about 1886, died about 1978 in Corning) and his wife Mary McCONNELL WOODRUFF (born about 1895, died about 1985). They had two children, Theda WOODRUFF and William WOODRUFF. Any information that could be provided about William or Mary's ancestors or other relatives would be appreciated very much.
Bill Geary
Researching the Gibbs family. 1860 census lists them in Tuscarora Township, parents Thomas and Hannah. At least one of their children b. Steuben Co. Walter b. 1858, Sarah Francis b. 1861. I am descendant of oldest son, John, whose grave shows he served in military 1861-1865. Not sure where he enlisted. Any info greatly appreciated.
Looking for info on the Saxbury family. I believe they originated in the Painted Post area of Steuben Co. Adam and Rasuta Saxbury were the parents of Carolyn, b. 28 Feb 1847. She m. Peter Hosier 28 Aug 1863. First child was William Hosier, b. 5 Nov 1864.

Anne Clark
I am looking for information and descendants of James Dolan born circa 1835 in Ireland.Lived with father Martin Dolan in Watkins Glen 1850-1860.Was in the Civil War,161st Infantry.Married Anna Mangan and they had 1 daughter Margaret.Married Kathleen Tunney in Penn Yan.Lived in Bath NY circa 1880-1911 when he died.
Debbie Campbell 1996
Searching for info on JACOBS and WILLOUR. My great grandparents were John D. Jacobs (b.Aug 1868,d.1939) and Daisy A. Willour(b.12 Jul 1884,d.24 Mar 1954).Children were Mary E, Harry D, Nellie Rose (my grandmother), Harvey,Unknown,Cora M,Anna M. John was Jasper? to Deloss Jacobs,   Mary(ella) Jane Stickles.Daisy b. Hornell to Charles Willour(b.1856) and Alice Rose(b.1859).
Elaine Merrell
I am looking for any information on a WEEKS family from Steuben Co. NY. Ebenezer WEEKS of Steuben, NY married Olive Keys in Ashford, CT, in 1797. Also Augustus WEEKS lived in the town of Almond (Allegany Co., NY - JAC). Any information would be appreciated.
Scott Melendez
WHITE: Asa (Asie) WHITE b. 5 Mar 1798 Steuben Co., NY- married Catherine PETO 18 Jul 1820 Scioto Co., Ohio; resided Parke Co., Indiana 1830s - married Harriet OTIS 14 Mar 1839 at Abingdon, Knox, IL - married Eleanor/Ellen HOWARD 4 Jun 1840 Warren Co., IL.- died 14 Dec 1882 at Bosqueville, McLennan, TX. Seeking information on both WHITE and PETO families.
Connie Frederick
I am looking for information on the ancestors of my great-grandmother, Mary M. UPTHEGROVE. Mary was born in Prattsburg, NY, on 6/8/1857.  She was the daughter of James Chester UPTHEGROVE and Lavina HAZARD/HAZZARD. Mary moved with her family to Liberty Township, McKean County, PA., when she
was about 2 years old. They resided there the rest of their lives. James Chester UPTHEGROVE's parents were Abhram UPTHEGROVE and Eveline HAZARD/HAZZARD. Any information you might have on either UPTHEGROVE or HAZARD/HAZZARD, would be greatly appreciated.Thank you....

I am conducting research on the history and descendants of a group of African/Native American families who were located in Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Steuben counties (New York State) in the early 1800s. The surnames are: Peterson, Gayton, Bliss, Tolliver, Perry, Huff, and Clemons. Anyone with information on these families, or interested in the research   I have already done, should contact me.
Rich Ron Schmitt
My Great-great grandmother was originally Ann Wilcox. She married Nelson Sawyer who died when she was 23. This was 1843. I found her with 3 children on the 1850 Tompkins co census with Gilbert Whitehead. Hiram was 2 months old at this time. She next appears in Campbell, Steuben from 1860 until the 1900 census. From 1880- 1900 she is living with her son Thomas Sawyer and family. A daughter appears named Eufamy Whitehead in 1859. If there were any more children I am not yet aware of them.
Anne Townsend
I am looking for parents, and or siblings of Elizabeth WHITEHEAD b. September 7, 1834, Steuben Co. possibly Bradford township, m. ca. 1850. Dennis HOPKINS, b. September 23, 1831, Edmeston, Otsego Co. Children: Ellen, b. ca 1851, Albert, b. Dec. 1852. Leroy,b. Apr. 1854, Amanda, b. July 1855, George,
b.1858, Sarah, b. May 1860, Clara, b. Mar. 1862, Mary, b. ca. 1864, Newton, b. ca. 1866, Pauline, b. ca. 1869, Elizabeth b. Mar. 1871, Frank b. ca. 1874.
I believe most of the children were born in Cortland Co. NY. Dennis and Elizabeth and 4 children are buried in the Upper Cincinnatus Cemetery, Cortland Co. as are Dennis's parents, Dennis and Sally (LIVINGSTON) HOPKINS. Have other family connections in Steuben Co. CURTIS, ELWOOD with ties to Chenango Co. and Cortland Co.

John Yeager married Henneritta Apps in Hornellsville, NY 21 Sep 1841. Does anyone know anything about their parents? Thanks much.
Tom Cullen
Seeking information on grandparents, Joseph WARNER, b. FEB. 1860, and Luvilla DEMUN, b. Sept. 1865. Were married Jan.01,1899 in the home of J.F. DEMUN, Troupsburg, NY. Lived in the Presho, Lindley, Woodhull, Troupsburg area's of Steuben Co. NY. 3 children-all deceased, Cassie Diana, John Forrest and
Dorothy. any question's please contact me at AOL address. Thank you in advance.

Estella Wheaton Mulligan
WHEATON FAMILY SEARCH. Albany County back to 1757. At one time in Westerlo, Albany County. William Samuel Wheaton, 1757 relatives. Include Rufus Wheaton (Elizabeth Wilson), Samuel Wilson  Wheaton (Betsy Mallory), Ambrose H. Wheaton (Susan Merrick). Their relatives moved west from
Albany County to Potter County, Pennsylvania and to Wheeler in Steuben County, NY.

Brenda Whelply
I would like to hear from anyone who has information on or is researching the WHELPLY family. Rev. Frank Whelply was the pastor of the Baptist Church in Valois, Town of Hector, Schuyler Co., New York from late 1931 to late 1939.  He retired in Valois where he died in April 1940. He is buried in the Valois Cemetery. Frank Whelply married Mary Louise Harbeck, the daughter of Charles E. Harbeck and Lillie Amina Hills, on August 30, 1892 in Tonawanda, Erie County, New York. Mary Louise Harbeck was born on 16 Jun 1877 in Cuba, Allegany Co., New York. She died on 30 Jan 1949 in Buffalo,Erie Co., New York. During his ministerial career Rev. Whelply lead congregations in the following locations at the following times:
Short Tract, Granger Township, Allegany County, New York (March 1904-December 1905)
Chemung, Chemung County, New York (January 1908-January 1909)
Prattsburg, Steuben County, New York (March 1909-June 1909)
Eden, Erie County, New York (May 1911-November 1915)
Dearborn Street, Buffalo, Erie County, New York (April 1915-October 1917)
Cedar Street, Buffalo, Erie County, New York December 1917-Novemebr 1920)
Valois, Town of Hector, Schuyler County, New York (December 1921-March 1923)
Albany Street, Utica Oneida County, New York (October 1925-July 1930)
Valois, Town of Hector, Schuyler County, New York (September 1931-December 1939)

D. Gruber
Searching for information on Esther SMITH b July 1898 or 1899 in Addison, NY. Her parents are Zalmon SMITH and Alice MANLEY. I would like to find the rest of her family and when and where Zalmon and Alice were born.
Helen Clevenger
My grandfather, Carl Cetti, and grandmother, Mathilda Anderson Cetti, may have lived in NY for a time period of 10-15 years. I am looking for any information with regard to these individuals. Please forward any information. Thank you.
Susan Corcoran, Cayuga County Coordinator
WILLIAMS, Steuben County, New York; ca 1840 I'm looking for information about my ggrandfather, Charles H. WILLIAMS. He was born in Corning, NY in 1840. He married Sarah HANCOCK. They had six children, John J., Estella, Emma, Uri, Aaron, and my grandfather, George Henry. I am interested in finding out any
information on the WILLIAMS or HANCOCK families of Steuben County.

Ronald Rawls
BARTLES - TURNER Seeking data on Frederick Henry BARTLES, founder of Bradford (originally Frederickstown), Steuben Co. He moved there in 1790's from NJ. Settled in NY with his son Carl (Charles). Carl's dau. Olive md. George W. TURNER, son of Samuel TURNER. Samuel TURNER moved to Steuben Co. from MA and died in Steuben Co. in the 1820's. Any BARTLES or TURNER info will be greatly appreciated.
Michelle Palermo
I am desperately seeking information regarding my great-great grandparents and their families. I have been given an album from 1887-89 with messages to my grandparents from friends and family. The names I am seeking information on are VAN VALKENBURG(spell?)and WRIGHT. My great-great grandfathers name was JOHN VAN VALKENBURG and my great-great grandmothers name was CLARA WRIGHT. CLARA had about 5 brother and/or sisters. My great grandmother (the child of JOHN and CLARA) was named F.HAZEL VAN VALKENBURG. It is assumed they resided in ADDISON. I also see many entries from TUSCARORA and FREEMAN. All in STEUBEN COUNTY. If you have any information, please contact me. I would love more than anything to know about my history, what my family was like, what they did for a living, etc.
Marie Thomas
JOHN VAN DOLSON b July 16, 1752, lived with his family in the settlement of PAINTED POST, Steuben County. He was a member of Hays Regiment NY Militia, wife ELIZABETH CARR?, known children PHILO C., L.F. (female) & HELEN. Also have MICHAEL LOUGHLIN bSeptember 29, 1830, Tiperary Ireland, 2nd wife
was ANNA LILA BAILEY, married December 25, 1889or90, in HORNELLSVILLE, Steuben County. Rev Alert Coit performed. One child known FORREST L. bFebruary 16, 1892. Any help/directions to resources appreciated. Snail Mail: Marie Thomas, 1407 Whisler St NE, Olympia WA 98516.

I am looking for information on the family of origin of Alvira WEBB. The information I have states that she was born in Chenango County in 1795. The next occurance of her I have is her marriage to Rowland BURDICK in Steuben County in 1812. They subsequently moved to McKean County, PA.
Jim Lincoln
PRYOR, Verna Windsor, Hornell, NY, resident at 02/15/44.. Unsure if married or single at the time
Possible life long resident of Hornell. Current location unknown. all info greatfully accepted.

G. Willcamp
LANNING/WILLIAMS information needed. Have clue that Martin Lanning was born in 1807 in Bath, Steuben NY. Married Olive Judith Mosher. Their daughter, Susan Letitia Lanning married Oren Capron WILLIAMS , Oct 7, 1855 in Erie Co. NY. would lika any information concerning either of these families.  
Debra Eddy
Need documentation on the parents of Ezra A. TOBIAS (born 20 Jan 1801, near Bath, NY - died 22 Oct 1899, Baltimore Twp., Barry Co., MI). Family records give his parents' names as Daniel TOBIAS (supposedly killed by a bear) and Mercy FITCH. a family member wrote that,"He and his nine brothers were orphans by the time Ezra was eight. There was no money for shoes so Ezra went to school barefooted. In the winter he carried with him a long slab shingle. When his feet got too cold running through the snow he would stop and stand on the shingle to warm his numb toes." Ezra's father was born in Scotland but came to America and fought against the British in the Revolutionary War. Ezra was born in 1801, in Seneca Co., New York. His mother died when he was three, his father five years later.
Donna Bennett Barnes
Am searching for any and all data on BENNETT, QUICK, TOMPKINS, NORTHRUP, BONNEY all living in Steuben-mostly Pulteney. Any and all data appreciated.  
Susan Johanson
I am researching the WAMBOLD family. I know of at least two WAMBOLDs (Frederick and John) who came into New York from Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. They located in Steuben (near Canisteo) and Livingston (near Sparta/Dansville) counties. I have the pedigrees of both of these men back into the 1500's in Germany. Do you have a WAMBOLD in New York on your family tree? Let's share information.
Karen Mohr
TORPY / TORPEY. Seeking info on ancestors/descendants of James TORPY, born about 1825 Ireland, lived many years in Attica, Wyoming Co., NY,  died 1902 in Attica, and was buried in Hornellsville, Steuben Co., NY where he had four grandchildren. James was married twice. His son Michael TORPY and daughter Katherine Torpy SWEENEY lived in Attica. James TORPY was a Railroad man, as was his son Michael. We don't know anything about the Hornellsville branch of Torpys and would also like to find out where James Torpy is buried. Thank you.
Mark Van Hoesen
Doing research on Van Hoesen family I would be grateful for any help I can get. thank you.
Jan Alpert
I am related to Jacob Borst b. 1797, son of Henry Borst and Helena Van Valkenburgh who m. Margaret _________. By 1830 they were living in Steuben Co., NY. The line descends from Jacob Borst Palatine immigrant 1710.
Looking for: Robert S.Tompkins and wife Sarah E. their dau Martha Jane Tompkins was born 1848 in Yates Co.NY. the family moved to Steuben ca. 1860. Looking for any and all data on Robert and Sarah- vitals and other children.
I am seeking information on AMASA TIFT who married EURETTA SALISBURY, daughter of BENJAMIN SALISBURY. I would appreciate any information on these two families.
I'm searching for names of children of Martin YOUNG and Martin YOUNG, jr.. Martin jr. was born in 1779 and came to Steuben county with his father and family in 1789. Martin jr, married Charlotte (Lottie) Martin daughter of John Martin who also came to Steuben County in 1789. Martin Young was in Erwin town in the 1790 census. Any information would be most helpful. I have some I'd be willing to share.
Suzanne Wagner Guinn
Am looking for Information on Jacob WAGNER and wife Anna Maria GROB. He was supposed to have a brother named Lewis that came with them from Germany ca. 1835. Some of Anna's family including cousins also came over. Jacob's cousins, KURTZes, supposedly also came. Does any one have any information linking these families?
Irene Ram
YOUNGS, Margaret Mae...born in 1894, parents unknown....married 19 Dec 1912 to Allen Sheffield BELCHER in Canada. Margaret raised by Annie (JEFFERS) & Chester GILL. Annie's parents Joseph JEFFERS and Susan (TAFT) Jeffers from Steuben Co. YOUNGS, Albert died 6 April 1897 in Potter Co. PA & married to Lucy JEFORY 3 Aug 1893 in Troupsburg, Steuben Co. NY. Said they were from Sabinsville, Tioga Co. PA. Any info appreciated.
C K Seeker
Looking for information on Roxie THOMAS born abt 1815, Bath, Steuben, N.Y. Married Frederick Howard born abt 1811, Bath, Steuben, N.Y. I have no further information on them. Hope you can help.
I am looking for Wheatons from thePainted Post, Steuben, NY area. My grandfather, Preston Wheaton I, was born in Painted Post in 1925. I found his father Ulysses Grant Wheaton, b. abt 1869, and family on the 1920 Census for Painted Post. He was married to Pheobe, b. abt 1872. His mother Eleanor was living with them during the Census taking. I have no info before this time and am eagerly looking. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
Delmer Van Dusen
I am looking for the parents of Reuben Trainer Van Dusen. Reuben was born 24 Jul 1854 place unknown. He married Luncinda Minerva Strong 20 Mar 1873 in Steuben Co, NY. Census records in Bath indicates his mother's name was Elizabeth. A probate of a will for Horace White indicates he was the stepson of Horace. Reuben and Lucinda had seven son and 5 daughters all born in Steuben County. I need information on
Reuben's parents to complete a family tree. Any information greatly appreciated.

Judy Allen Cwiklinski
Charles N. WOODS - b. Nov 20, 1789 (calc. date from stone) @ Lincolnshire, Eng.; d. Oct 20, 1873 Bingham, Potter Co., PA; m. on @ ? (probably at Livingston Co., NY; to: Phebe BRIGGS - b. 1797 Springwater, Livingston Co., NY and d. Apr 18, 1884 Bingham, Potter Co., PA. Charles N. & Phebe - his wife had 3 children: William N. WOODS b. May 1815 n.f.i.; Charles Gardner WOODS b. May 17, 1823 NY - m. Laura Jane MORRIS; Hannah Louisa WOODS  b. Aug 20, 1840 PA - m. as his 2nd. wife to Horace BURDICK. On a obituary it says that Charles "Gardner" WOODS came at age 14 with his parents from Dansville, NY to Potter County, PA
Dennis Wombough
Looking for Decendants/Family info for any WOMBOUGH's in the Steuben County Area.  Visit my Wombough page at:

Kelly Taft-Krause
Looking for info on these surnames: TAFT, LOROW, NEPHEW, AMIDON, DAVIS, KENYON mostly from Hornell, Jasper, Woodhull area.
Chuck Paige
Ovid and Pulteney, Steuben Co., NY, were early centers for my family with surnames Wilson, Duncan, McNelly and Hood. The Wilsons (among whom was Alexander Wilson, the American ornithologist) and Duncans (among whom were Mary (Wilson)--Alexander's sister, James, William, Alexander, etc.) arrived from Scotland between 1794 and 1803, settling at Ovid. The McNellys consisted of John (from Ireland), Isabella (Duncan)--Mary (Wilson) Duncan's daughter, William, James, Mary, Catherine and Isabella. Most of these ultimately moved to Pulteney, where Mary married Samuel Waddell, and later John Coryell. Catherine married James Hood and moved to Michigan 1834/35. I have more info, and need more. Any help would be much appreciated!!!
Sandy Kinter
Sherlock Andrew THOMPSON was born 1838 in New York, possibly in Orange Twp., Steuben Co., now Schuyler Co. His wife was named Marilla and they had children: Ella D., b. 1857, Monterey, NY, Elliot D., and Charles D. The family is in the 1860 Census as Andrew Tompson, Savona, Steuben Co., NY. Sometime later in the 1860s the family moved to Branch Co., MI. Who are Sherlock Andrew's parents? It took me twenty years to find out this much. Can anybody help?
I am looking for information on the surnames of WORMLEY and ABBEY in the Addison/Rathbone area. Also any information on the 86TH NYV from Civil War.
Dennis R. Davis
I am seeking any and all information on the WILCOX family who at one time resided in and around Bath, Steuben Co. New York.
Claire L. Williamson
I am seeking any information on the WILLIAMSON surname in Steuben and Allegany counties in New York. Seymour Cahousal WILLIAMSON b May 7, 1851 in Andover, NY. I believe his father was a Chester WILLIAMSON. The 1860 censes does list a Seymour WILLIAMSON in Cameron, NY, m.Melissa Jane MILLER-HACKETT. I have no idea where she was from or where she was born. Seymour moved from NY to Iowa sometime between 1860 and 1888. He had 4  children:Roy Chester (my Grandfather)b 20 Apr 1889 in Blairsburg, Iowa; Gertrude, no birth place or date m William Kent; Blanche b 17 Nov 1880,no birth place m Wallis Scott; Clyde, no birth place or date m Ida Welch. Claire L. Williamson, Jr.
Ronald E. Eason
William WOOLLEY (WOOLEY). We don't know if he was born in Steuben County but we do know he lived here at least temporarily. He then went to Dumfries Twp., Ontario, Canada prior to 1825. He lived in Canada for approximately 18 years then moved again ending up in Ionia County, Michigan. Would like to find out any information possible. Who his parents were, where he was born and when, etc. He m. Laura Martin and
their children were: 1.Dewitt Clinton b. 21-Jun-1810, 2. Albert b. 12-May-1812, 3. Eudocia May b.2-Jan-1813. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Alva L. Van Houten
Researching John VAN HOUTEN, born Steuben County in 1832.  Need to prove parents, who possibly are Isaac and Nancy VAN HOUTEN. Will exchange information.  
Matthew Withey
I am looking for the descendants of Sylvester WITHEY (1820-1897) and Namoi MOORE (1826-1913) who had children Judson H. WITHEY (1846-1894), married Diana LABOUR; Alanson R. WITHEY (1850-1894) married Elva FULLER and had children Ray WITHEY and Slyvester WITHEY ; Alphenus WITHEY (1855-1909) married Lois Ann FULLER and had children Mabel M. WITHEY MArried Lewis S. BROWN and Edith Viloa WITHEY married Jay Wheeler SLATER. The family spent most fo their time living in the Almond and Hornellsville area.
Richard L. Shafer
THOMAS/HOYT I am looking for any and all information concerning my gggrand parents George M. THOMAS (26 Dec 1832 in Tompkins County - 29 Jan 1919 in Wheeler) and Mary HOYT (1842 in Montgomery County - ???). Their children John M., Ellen, and Malvina.
Sonya Bamberg
I am looking for information about Lyman WOOD, son of Joshua WOOD and Patience AUSTIN, and his parents. Also the surnames: WILCOX, Gershom; STEPHENS, Betsey; DAVIS, Hepsebath "Hepsey" Jane; PRATT, Tobias Leonard (and parents); TOBEY, Rev. Stephen L.(and children), SALISBURY, Clarrisa; SAWYER, Ward; HANER, Mary Abigail (and her parents-Dr. Jonathan (Mary) Haner). If any of these names are familiar please contact me. Thanks!
Sonya Bamberg
WOOD, AUSTIN. Seeking information about Joshua WOOD, born 1796 in Dutchess County (Information he gave census NY1855). He married (bef 1823) Patience AUSTIN (b. 1798, Vermont). Removed to Otsego County (Bef 1824), then to Steuben Co (Bef 1834). Children: Walter (b. ABT1823); Lewis (b. ABT1824, Otsego Co.); Harvey (b. ABT1828, Otsego Co.); John (b.abt 1828, Otsego Co.); Mary Ann (b. 04APR1829); Lyman (b.24FEB1834, Caton, Steuben Co., NY). Joshua died 20JAN1873 in Caton, Steuben County, NY. Any information related to Joshua's birth, parents (ancestors), marriage, or the birth/marriage of his children (Esp. Lyman WOOD and wife, Philena Matteson) etc. would be MOST welcome! Thanks.
Sonya Bamberg, Mt. Vernon, GA
Sonya Bamberg
WILCOX, DAVIS. Seeking information about Hepsebath Jane "Hepsey" DAVIS (06FEB1834, Green Co, NY-23NOV1905, Steuben Co., NY), wife of Hiram WILCOX, may have been daughter of George W. DAVIS??? Children: Gershom L. "G.L.", George A., Harriet E., and Ella E. WILCOX. Any information about her parents (ancestors), etc would be most welcome. Thanks!
Sonya Bamberg Mt. Vernon, GA
Maureen M. Lee
TUBBS. Looking for descendants of WILLIAM TUBBS, b. abt. 1610/1615 in England. Wm. settled in MA (Duxbury?) abt. 1625. My line is Wm.'s son Samuel, Samuel's son Isaac, Isaac's son Joseph, Joseph's son Frederick, Frederick's son Benjamin, Benjamin's son Levi, Levi's son George Franklin TUBBS. Geo. Franlin is my great great great great grandfather. I have census records from Steuben Co. and McKean Co., PA, where he settled in later life. Any TUBBS descendants out there?!
Maureen M. Lee
420 Nebraska St.
Wayne, NE 68787
Barry C.K. Moravek
WAKLEE, WAKLEY, WAKELY family of the Troupsburgh, Stueben Co., New York. Seek to exchange family information on this early family. Have large data-base and will search for you.
Barry C.K. Moravek
2387 Carriage Ave.
Richland, Washington 99532.
Dawn Curtis
Searching for other TRUE families in Steuben Co. In 1824, Warner and Eliza (TRUE) GILBERT had a daughter named Annis Vernelia. There was also a Russell TRUE in Steuben Co. Was he related to Eliza? Who were Eliza TRUE's parents?
Seeking parents of George William VANDENBURG, b. ca. 1874, Steuben Co., NY. On 31 Dec 1901 in Nicholas Co., WV he m. Cornelia Esten FITZWATER, and he indicated that he was then a resident of Potter Co., PA. Any help appreciated.
C. Fontana
Looking for information on Stephen Willard WHEELER. He was my great great grandfather. He married Mary O. BAKER(born 1840 in Enfield,NY) in 1858. They had seven children and lived in Cameron, NY. I only have four names. Walter, Burt H.(born 1862 in Cameron, NY), Elmer Baker (my great grandfather-born 1864 in Cameron, NY) and James Brasson (born 1867 in Ingham Co., MI). They moved to Michigan somewhere between 1864-1867. If anyone has any info it would be greatly appreciated.
I am looking for the parents and family of Jonathan TRACY born in Steuben County on 2 Feb 1797. He married a Sabina WHITE in Steuben County sometime prior to 1823, at which time they moved to Adams Co., OH. Sabina died in 1824 in Adams County leaving behind one child, unknown name. A Biography sketch that I have says that he was a member of the state militia and participated in the battle at Plattsmouth in the War of 1812. He also taught school in western New York prior to moving to Ohio.
Darolyn (Dee) Mason
Maybe you know of my GGG Grandparents and family; Edward WING m. Lydia. Edward died before 1855. Following, are the names of my family listed in the 1855 Campbell, Steuben co, NY census (I have added what I know); Mother (and 5 mostly grown, children); Lyda (Lydia) WING b. 1800 Conn.- d. 1877 Campbell, NY. (Listed as 'Lydia' in burials index.)
(1) Julia WING MOORE b. 1825 Otsego co, NY - d. 1911 - bur. Savona NY, m. 1st Mar 8 1837, Jefferson MOORE b. 1821 Steuben co NY - d. 1863, 5 children; Sullivan MOORE b. 1851 NY, Emily MOORE b. 1853 NY, Henry MOORE b. 1855 NY, Mariah MOORE McELWEE b. NY. Julia m. 2nd c. 1868 Simeon JENKS of Campbell, Steuben Co, NY - 1 child, John JENKS (in CA 1911).
(2) Luther WING b. 1831 Wayne co NY - d. bef. 1911, m. Eunice BENEDICT (they moved to Centre Hill FL where she d 1886.)
(3) Deborah WING b. 1835 Otsego co, NY - d. 1897 Morgan Valley, Napa co, CA, m. 1857/1859 Steuben co, NY, Jasper C PALMER 1835-1908, 6 children born in California.
(4) Sarah WING b. 1838 Chemung co NY (still iving 1911 in Breesport NY), m. A A GOODRICH. (5) Charles WING b. 1840 - d. bef. 1911. I have information toshare.
Robert Wilson
I am researching my great grandparents William Wilson and his wife Samonthy Davenport both are believed to be from Scotland, they had at least one son John James Wilson born 1851 in Woodhull, Steuben Co.,NY. John James is believed to have been married at least twice, the first wife and children ( all unknown) died prior to 1897.
Robert Wilson
6451 Mill Pond Rd
Byron, N.Y. 14422
Charles Densmore
Looking for information on the ancestors of Hiram WARNER and his wife Sovierner PAUL. Hiram WARNER was born on 5 Dec 1816 in , , NY. He died on 25 Jan 1890 in Precho Cemetery,  Precho, Steuben Co., NY. He was married to Sovierner PAUL about 1847. Sovierner PAUL was born in Sep 1826 in , , NY. She died on 11 Oct 1888. She was buried on 14 Oct 1888 in  Precho Cemetery,Precho,Steuben Co, NY. Hiram WARNER and Sovierner PAUL had the following children: Mathew WARNER, Frank WARNER. Elmer WARNER was born on 20 Mar 1878 in , , NY.He died on 1 Aug 1942 in Precho,Steuben Co, NY. He was buried on 4 Aug 1942 in Barnard Cemetery, Steuben Co., NY. More of Hiram and Sovierner's children are: Samual WARNER,Wallace WARNER, Joseph W. WARNER, Cora WARNER, Emma WARNER, Nettie WARNER, Mattie WARNER, Ira WARNER.
Charles Densmore
Looking for information on the ancestors of Hiram WARNER and his wife Sovierner PAUL. Hiram WARNER was born on 5 Dec 1816 in , , NY. He died on 25 Jan 1890 in Precho Cemetery,  Precho, Steuben Co., NY. He was married to Sovierner PAUL about 1847. Sovierner PAUL was born in Sep 1826 in , , NY. She died on 11 Oct 1888. She was buried on 14 Oct 1888 in  Precho Cemetery,Precho,Steuben Co, NY. Hiram WARNER and Sovierner PAUL had the following children: Mathew WARNER, Frank WARNER. Elmer WARNER was born on 20 Mar 1878 in , , NY.He died on 1 Aug 1942 in Precho,Steuben Co, NY. He was buried on 4 Aug 1942 in Barnard Cemetery, Steuben Co., NY. More of Hiram and Sovierner's children are: Samual WARNER,Wallace WARNER,Joseph W. WARNER, Cora WARNER, Emma WARNER, Nettie WARNER, Mattie WARNER, Ira WARNER.
Dave Tompkins
Seeking any information on John TOMPKINS, b. Mar 1803. Married Julia Ann JORDAN. They lived in Tyrone Township in Steuben Co. until 1835 when they moved to Ohio. John's father may have been William TOMPKINS. They had several children they were born in NY before they moved: Michael, Sally, Emiline, Betsy, Deloss and Lois.
Cheryl Wixon Gocken
Looking for information on any WIXON, WIXOM, WIXSOM in Steuben Co., NY. Collecting all info on this family.
Looking for anyone Who is also researching the names of WOLFANGER, LAIRD, SICK, BILL. If interested in these names, I'm willing to exchange info.
Richard G. Kohler
Searching for TANNER families in Steuben Co. prior to 1870. Have data to share.
Shannon Rathbun
I am looking for any information about my WARBOYS and GARRISON families of Steuben County, New York. Thomas WARBOYS was born on December 28, 1809. He married Margaret GARRISON (daughter of Paul B. GARRISON and EVALINE BEARD) [born on 1823 at Cameron Township, Steuben County, New York]on February 3, 1839 at Ann Arbor, Augusta Township, Michigan. Thomas died on September 16, 1881 at Augusta Tws, Washtenaw Co., Mi. Margaret died on December 5, 1897 at Mason, Ingham Co., MI.
I'm seeking to learn names of the parents/siblings of my gr-grandfather, William H. TAYLOR, b ca 1870 in Steuben Co., poss in Corning, NY. William married Eliza STURDEVANT, who was born in England. They had at least one child, Harold,who married Mary F. Driscoll in Corning, NY, 20 Oct., 1915. Any information on this Taylor family would be much appreciated and I have information on descendants which I'd be happy to share!
M Liller
I am looking for info on the YOUNGLOVE family. A member of same married into the BOYD family. The BOYDS were in Steuben, Ontario, Albany, & Washington Cos. Moved to Illinois & Wisc. & then some went to Winona County, MN. Any help would be appreciated!
Seeking VANGORDER family, of Seneca Falls and Wayne. William and Juliann are listed in the 1870 Steuben Cty census, living in Wayne. Their youngest child, Eugene Lincoln VANGORDER is listed on his marriage certificate as having been born in Seneca Falls. He was born around 1868. Eugene is my husband's gggfather. Eugene married Lula (Louisa) Stengle in CT in 1892. We have just discovered the connection to the VanGorder family and would appreciate any help possible.
Looking for descendants of Jonas and Mary Ann (Wood) WHEELER. Children were: Henry; Myron b. 1858, d. 1939 ; Wilbur b. 1869; and Emily b. 1872 d. 1948.
Bruce Wood
Charolette Bologna WEDGE b. 09 May 1853 NY?, m [1] ca 1873 Collins C. BECKWITH b. 10 Sep 1827 Simsbury CT, d 10 Aug 1898 Liberty St., Bath [Steuben] NY m. [2] Unknown LANDWARE. Charolette died ca 1917 Howard [Steuben] NY. Who were her parents WEDGE and where did they come from? Information on the BECKWITH line also unknown. Will exchange with those researching same family line.
J Harri
Looking for any information on Martin WILBER, dob 1811, died Addison 1889.  Need death record for place of birth.also marriage record to Emily Butler, place unknown.
Looking for parents of William Bowen WEBSTER , b. 6 Jun 1833, N. Bath, Steuben Co. NY, d. 24 Aug 1897, Roaring Branch, Tioga Co., PA, married 5 Jun 1853 in Dansville, Livingston Co., NY by C. R. Kern to Sarah Rebecca JENCKS, b. 21 Apr 1836, Sparta, Livingston Co., d. 1900, Redburn, PA. Sarah was the daughter of Albert J. & Jesty Maria Jencks. William & Sarah had nine children: Florance A. b. 13 Jun 1854, Cohocton, Steuben Co., Albert A., b. 6 Nov 1856, Wayland, Steuben Co., Eudora, b. 25 Jan 1859, Cohocton, Idoras A., b. 27 Jul 1861, Cohocton, George William, b. 22 Oct 1863, Cohocton, Harriet Lucia, b. 28 Oct 1867, Arnot, Tioga Co., PA, Clarence Edward, b. 22 May 1871, Roaring Branch, Tioga Co., PA, Jennie Maria, b. 22 Aug 1873, Roaring Branch, and Francis Marion, b. 20 May 1877, Roaring Branch. Most of this information was obtained from my grandmother's (Jennie Maria) bible. William, his wife Sarah, daughter Eudora Y. and Mellissa Jencks (sister to Sarah) were in the 1860 census of the village of Cohocton, Steuben County. Unable to  obtain death certificates from Tioga Co., PA on either William or Sarah. Appreciate hearing from anybody who may have information on William or any of his family.
Evelyn Dolores Bond
Evelyn Dolores Bond
2518 Orangewood St
Avon Park, FL 33825-8084
Looking for information on my gg grandparents from Steuben Cty., N. Y. Permelia Wilmot was born about 1813 in Steuben Cty., N. Y. She was a christian at an early age and married Smith H. Miller prior to leaving N. Y. for Illinois in 1838. Smith H. Miller was born about 1812 and possibly had a brother James H. Miller about 16 years younger. Smith may have been born in another county.  I will trade information gladly.
Seeking descendants of WALTERS family of Bath area. Parents Melchior and Barbara Walters arrived from PA about 1805, had children John b. 1784, Barbara b. ca. 1788, Jacob b. ca. 1790, Daniel b. 1793 and possibly others.
I'm looking for a John Tolbert and his wife Mary whose daughter Mary Ann was born Jan. 24, 1814 in Bradford and who married
Harry Delong on Sept. 23, 1840 in Wayne.
Diana Granger
I am looking for help finding info on my VAN ATTEN line (Stephen 1806 father to Helen 1837 ) also anybody working on the Fairbrother family
(Robert d1900-father to Mary Jane b.1663) these all marry into my Barnes -Jackson line from Cohocton-Avoca area-would like to connect with
anybody doing work on any of these lines-thanks
B.Barnes Suwathanangkul
PO BOX 31 Bangkhunnon Bangkok Thailand 10703
B. Barnes Suwathanangkul
I'm looking for the Trader, Treder, Trejder, Treader several spellings of this name, who were born in Poland and moved to Canada around 1860's 1870's. Looking for info on Christofer Treder-Marrianna Treder decendants of Andreas Henry Trader. Some of the family settled in Chicago Ill and most of the family settled in Duluth Minn and different areas of canada.Any help would be greatly appreciated. Will share info.
Marlene Trader Molisee
WARNER, TIFFT in Corning, NY: according to an old family document, the following persons, who were grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Hezekiah PATTERSON of Delaware Co., NY, were living in Corning at least ca. 1871-1883: Elinor (Eleanor) WARNER (Werner? Worner?) and Ann TIFFT. Would like more information on them--i.e., parents,grandparents, descendants. Willing to exchange info.  
Gary E. Myer
I am looking for help finding info on my Van Atten line (Stephen 1806 father to Helen 1837 ) also anybody working on the Fairbrother family (Robert d1900-father to Mary Jane b.1863) these all marry into my Barnes -Jackson line from Cohocton-Avoca area-would like to connect with  anybody doing work on any of these lines-thanks
Busaba Suwathanangkul
Troupsburg, Steuben County, NY area especially Squab Hollow, Looking for any information regarding Squab Hollow was told George and Hannah (Coffin) Warren was founding settlers. Researching names Warren, Coffin, Hunt, Clark, Miles, Allen and Bacon. Any information will be greatly appreciated.
Marlene Andes
Hi Cousins;
I am searching for my WALDO ancestors (and any other WALDO's as I love to locate cousins to share with) who lived in STEUBEN, ORLEANS, GENESSE and FINGER LAKES area. My direct line is: -Robert Waldo, born Abt. 1780 in New York; died 1862 in Abion, Crawford Co, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Nathan Waldo and. Lois Hurlbut.  He married
1) Mehitabel Whitmore,b.abt 1780, NY
2)Mary G. Aldrich.
Children of Robert Waldo and Mehitabel Whitmore are:
i. Lewis Waldo, born Abt. 1810 in New York
ii. Lois Waldo, born July 14, 1816 in New York Pennsylvania; married John White Prescott
iii. George W. Waldo, born March 17, 1818 in Chatauqua Co, New York; married Susan M Prescott January          03, 1840 in Bethany, New York.
iv. Robert Waldo, born 2-13-1820 in New York.
v. Jonathan Waldo, born 3-11-1822 in New York.
vi. Harriet Waldo, born 11-23-1826 in New York; .
vi. John Edwin Waldo, born 4-15-1828 in New York.

.Children of Robert Waldo and Mary G. Aldrich are:
i. Jane Waldo, born Abt. 7-17-1831 in New York.
ii. Maryette Waldo, born 7-19-1833 in New York.
iii. Jeanette Waldo, born in New York.
iv. Sally Ann Waldo, born in New York.
v. Mehitabel Waldo, born in New York.
vi. Shubael Waldo, born Abt. in New York.
vii. Melvin Waldo, born Abt. in New York.
viii. Mark Waldo (Marcus C.- my GG Grandfather), born Abt. 4-11-1848 in PA
ix. Scott Waldo, born Abt. 1840 in New York.
Patti Waldo Swaim

I am seeking information on Phillip Valentine ZIMMER, b1864 in Steuben Cnty (possibly Cohocton or Wayland). He had two brothers, Frederick and William George. He married Emma Welch (date unk) and she died in 1920 and is buried in Chenango Valley Cemetery, Binghamto, NY. Sometime after 1920 he married a Mrs Cleveland, who had at lease one son named Edward. Phillip was living in Nanticoke,NY at the time of his sister Sophia Strobel's death in 1933. How many children did he have, where is he buried and when did he die? He had a least one known son by his first marriage, Myron Jackson Zimmer, who was born May 1, 1892.
Carl L. Zimmer
Searching for the birth records of Frederick D. THOMAS, Son of Eli P. Thomas, b. 1825 and Tammerson Preston, b. 1831. Also trying to find the parents of Eli P. Thomas believed to be farmers in the Troupsburg area in the 1840-1870 period. Carrie Abbott was the first wife of Frederick D. Thomas, died about 1897, trying to find information on Carrie also.
P Marold
Seeking info re: any WARREN families of Steuben Co. (previously Ontario Co.), NY. Some lived in the Bath, NY area. Thanks for any help.
Karen Mohr
I am looking for information on a Jedidiah MILLER born 1814 in Steuben Co. NY and his wife CAROLINE CHAMBERLAIN born 1820 in Steuben Co.?/Oswego Co.? NY.
Victoria Craddick
Looking for 1870 era information on Teeples and Fritz.
Paul Brown
I am looking for information on John TANNER and his wife Rachel GARDINIER who lived in Steuben Co. from 1820 to 1850. I am especially interested in their son Jacob TANNER who was born in 1811 in Montgomery Co. NY.
Marjorie Gleason
I am looking for the parents and family of Isaac WILCOX b:1806 in New York. He married Emaline Rappleye March 1831 in Steuben County, NY. Emaline was born and raised in Ovid, Seneca County, NY. Isaac's parents may have been named David and Jane. This is indicated by the naming conventions of later generations. He may have had a sister named Margaret b:March 1809. Any information appreciated.
Wendell H. Wilcox  (new e-mail address- changed 10-23-00)
I am seeking information about my grandfather, Earl WAGNER. He was born in Pultney or thereabouts, I believe, in the mid to late 1890s. I do not know the name of Earl's father or grandfather, although I believe that they were descended from Melchior Wag(e)ner, who with his brother, Abraham Wagener, were
early settlers of PennYan, arriving in then Ontario County @ 1796. My grandfather, Earl, was killed in a farming accident in the 1920s in the Town of Hammondsport at a place known locally as "The Crow's Nest." He left three young daughters and his wife, Fanny Sinsebox Wagner. He is buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetary.  Any information about him and his forbears would be greatly appreciated.
Margery Monroy
Seeking Information on Joseph Tobey, Luddington TOBEY, Alonzo TOBEY, Jeanette RANSOM, of CATON, 1830 to 1870.
Jim Wright
Jim Wright
4267 Montair Ave.
Long Beach, CA (562)429-9200
I am searching for any information on my maternal grandmother Margery WILDER of Canisteo, New York.
She married Frederick Carpenter sometime in the very late 1800's.
Margery Carpenter Ranch
Looking for any info what so ever. James WITHERSTY born in Rome, NY 1914.
Tracey Baum

Seeking information on the family of Ebenezer WARREN . Ebenezer is reported living in PAINTED POST between 1810-1845. Ebenezer's wifes name is Aurilla and have no maiden name for her they have a son David born 1810 . This family left Steuben Co moving to Wayne Co .
Brian Warren
I am looking for information on Jona(than) WELLS b. ABT 1789 NY, and/or his wife, "C. HOOKEM" (prob. HOLCOMBE) b. NY. They were in Troupsburg, Steuben Co NY in the 1825 Census. Known children were Levi Holcum WELLS b.5 Mar 1817 NY, Allen Clinton WELLS b. 23 May 1819 NY, William W. WELLS b. 1824 NY and Milo/Marlow WELLS b.8/9 Mar 1829/30,Jasper, Steuben Co., NY. They left the county in or before 1830, and were in N. Ohio in 1840.

Michael A. Shoemaker  (e-mail updated: 9/4/03)
Michael A. Shoemaker
3149 Kinsrow Avenue #145

Eugene, OR 97401-8088
(541) 684-9313

I would like to learn more about my ancestor Lawrence Thorn.He is listed on the 1850 census Painted Post,Steuben Co,NY:Lawrence Thorn(40),Hannah(37),George(14), William(12),Fayette(11),Sarah J.(8),Edward (6),Maryette (3),Charles(1).Lawrence's occupation listed as Mason.Lawrence, Hannah & George listed born NJ, all others born NY.Hannah's maiden name was VanWinkle. Would appreciate any sharing of info.
I have info on the descendants of their daughter Sarah Jane Thorn Brees.
Kari Northup

Looking for my ancestors, who arrived in Yates (Ontario) County in late 1700s. Melchior Wagner moved to Pultney and married Alpha Wilkinson, a relation of Jemimah, the Universal Friend. I am descended from Melchior through my grandfather, Earl Wagner. Earl Wagner died in a farming accident in
the late 1920x-early 1930s in Hammondsport. I believe that his father was Charles Earl. Charles left his wife, Jenny VanGelder Wagner and four children and went west to Oregon in the late 1800s. But here's where I stop. Any help would be appreciated.
Margery Monroy

Looking for ancestors/descendants of CHARITY TEMPEL, born 1802 in New York. Married NATHAN BATES and lived in Wayne and Bradford, Steuben County until 1853 when they moved to Michigan. Charity last known on Grand Rapid 1860 U. S. Census. Nathan disappeared prior to 1860. Would like to find either one of them. Any info greatly appreciated.
Les Bates

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