Steuben Co., NY GenWeb Archived Queries H - N (1996-3/4/99)
Steuben Co., NY GenWeb
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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
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a Steuben Co., NY QUERY
John Halsey Flannery
Any information about the Lagrange family of Chemung and Steuben counties;
more specifically, anything regarding Rhea Sarah Lagrange, born about 1895,
and her relatives, also her uncle, George Lagrange, and a John Halsey Lagrange.
johnston Mon Oct 14 21:44:47 1996 Isaiah Johnston was
born about 1810 in delaware county. He married Cornelia Bruce, died in Steuben
county. One son was named William Augustus Johnston. Anyone know his parents?
Faith Haungs Thu Nov 7 16:25:29 1996
Looking for birth dates and parents of Cornelius Kiley, and his wife Mary
Hickey. Their daughter Helen Maria Kiley was born in Hornell, New York on
30 July 1886.
Mac Titmus Seeking any info on Asher
Morris located in Steuben Co late 1700 to early 1800, also relative John
Mary Ann Searching for any family
members of George Washington Nicholson b. 6 Oct 1873 in Knoxville, Tioga,
PA-d. 24 Jan 1934 in Bath, Steuben Co. m. 24 Dec 1895 Olive May Feagles,
b. 14 Oct 1878 in Monterey, Steuben Co- d. 9 Aug 1910 in Painted Post, Steube
Co. Children Lela Mae, Robert William, Harold Ernest and Walter Earl.
Nancy Scott Searching for info
on Samuel Ingraham, b. abt 1844 in Steuben Co. M. Amanda Bush b. 11 Jul 1843
in Steuben Co., d/o Joseph and Susan Arnold Bush. Children are Ida Mae, William,
Alice Louise and Surwood Belmont. Will share info with others searching same
Faith Haungs Thu Nov 7 1996 Looking
for birth dates and parents of Cornelius Kiley, and his wife Mary Hickey.
Their daughter Helen Maria Kiley was born in Hornell, New York on 30 July
Faith Haungs Thu Nov 7 1996 Looking
for birth dates and parents of Cornelius Kiley, and his wife Mary Hickey.
Their daughter Helen Maria Kiley was born in Hornell, New York on 30 July
Joyce Angotti Sat Nov 1996 Researching
Samuel Hopkins born 7 February 1793 possibly born in Putnam County. He died
in Bath, NY on 9 Jan 1882. Samuel married Tenny Dean and she was born on
14 April 1795 and died on 26 December 1879. They did live in Putnam County,
and moved to Steuben County in 1819. They had 10 children. I have the names
of 4. Who were Samuel and Tenny's parents and siblings?
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 b.in Jasper? to Deloss Jacobs & Mary(ella) Jane Stickles.Daisy
b. Hornell to Charles Willour(b.1856) and Alice Rose(b.1859).
Debbie Campbell 1996 Info wanted on
KEHL.My great grandfather was Simon Kehl(b.1 Jul 1892),d. 7 Aug 1918 in Jasper.
His parents were Simon Kehl(b.7 Jul 1851 in Germany,d. 10 Feb 1929 in Jasper)
and Mary Brelloch(Berlox,Prillox)(b. 27 Feb 1929 in Germany, d.12 Apr 1930
in Hornell).Simon had 1 sister,Anna Kehl who m. Lewis Hurlburt in Jasper
on 4 Jul 1909.Simon m. Alice Myers(b.Germany).
Ralph Clouse, Sacramento I'm looking
for info re Michael HANNA/HANNAH (could also be Richard Michael Hanna/Hannah),
b. Ireland ca. 1846, d. 31 Dec 1911, Bath, NY "in a soldiers home" bur. 1
Jan 1912, Oswego, NY.
Don Livingston I am seeking the ancestors
of Joseph HOFFMAN and Mary MALTER. Joseph was born 23 Apr 1836 in Germany
and died 31 Mar 1923. His wife Mary was born 10 Nov 1839 in the US and died
12 Aug 1919. They lived with their family, of 10 children, somewhere in the
Perkinsville area and they are both buried in St.Joseph's Catholic Cemetery
in Wayland. Their daughter, Mary married my great grandfather, Henry Solomon
Janet L I am reseaching HARRINGTON,
BATES, KNOX. They were all living in Steuben Co when the 1892 state census
was taken. BATES & KNOX were living in Addison. I am not sure of the
location of the Harringtons. All of the family members ended up living in
Elmira, Chemung Co or the area surrounding Elmira. Thanks
HORTON HORTON family. I am interested
in the Thomas HORTON family of Hornell. Thomas arrived from CT around 1818.
His sons include Lyman, Lucius, and Loren.
Kenneth Oakley I am looking for information
about Thomas KIRK and his wife and descendants. Thomas KIRK was the son of
William and Elizabeth KIRK and was born in Addison, NY in 1855. I would
information concerning dates and places of birth and death for Thomas, his
wife Adeline Haynes, and his children, Lucy KIRK BUCK, George KIRK, Effie
KIRK BEATTY, Minton KIRK, Oscar KIRK, Francis KIRK, Theodore KIRK, and Ellen
KIRK OAKLEY. Thank you.
Al Joyner I would like to find any
information about ISAAC JOYNER (sometimes mispelled JOINER) born in Steuben
County N.Y. 1819/1820. birth, death, marriage records are needed. Any information
about parents or siblings would be great. I will pay for research or trade
for research in Linn and Buchanan Counties in Iowa.
Ralph C. Mehler I am looking
for the parents of Ruth NICHOLDS who was born in Steuben County 6/20/1821.
She married a Joseph GOSS and had children (Goss): May, John, Eliza Jane,
Elizabeth, Edwin M., and Helen Amanda. Any help would be appreciated.
John C Murphy Interested in the HANAN
(prob. orig. HANNAN) family. Does anyone see a posible connection with this
family? Said to be from Rhode Island ( ? - 1880s). Augustus Hanan family
is next found in Saratoga Co., N.Y. (1800); Augustus Hanan family, inc. prob.
children - Augustus, Jr., Lyman, Henry S. Hanan (m. Louisa Tipple) and Hannah
Hanan (m. John Sholts) next in Steuben/Yates Co.-PennYan finger lakes district
(ca.1810-1835) a Samuel R. and Francis Hanan in the same area; next the Hannah
Sholts families located in Springfield Township, Erie Co., Penn. ca. 1835-1846,
while family members John Hanan (m. Mary Comer) and L.L. Hanan located in
Conneant, Ohio; finally these several Hanan families located in Dane County,
Wisconsin, about 1846.
Helen Elaine Burgess Bortz I am searching
for information on Myron C. Kniffin, b abt 1818, who is listed in the 1860
federal census in Hornby with his wife Mary J. and seven children. Was he
the son of Lewis Kniffin, b abt 1799, and his wife, Elizabeth who are also
listed in the same census? If so did Lewis have a sister, Mary B.? Lewis
and Elizabeth are also listed in the 1850 census but in Painted Post.
e-mail address changed:
Jim McVeigh I have the complete
data as to theAverys and Monroes who lived in about Cohocton and Wayland
early 1800's. Will share this but maybe you have the complete data. Would
like to set correspondence with local Genealogical Society. I am a little
short on history but have all the "who begat who" going back in one instance
to 1100. Would you suggest a historian for the time and area. One Monroe
was named Marquis De Lafayette. They called him "Mark" This is absolutely
marvelous. Loking forward to your answer. Jim McVeigh West Palm Beach, Fl.,140
Lake Nancy Lane,Apt.112,West Palm Beach, Fl. (561) 478-9355
Ruth Armstrong KNOWLES - Seeking
information re Squire KNOWLES (NOLES) living in Campbell, Steuben Co., in
1860. Would appreciate any help. Would also like to receive copy of the 1860
census for this family as our copy here is too faint to read. Is he also
in the 1870 census?
Mary L. Keane I am searching
for the birthdate, birthplace and parentage of Maria JAYNES (sometimes spelled
JANES), who was born in Connecticut (possibly in Wilton) in the 1820s,
and who died in Hornby (Steuben Co) NY about 1861. Maria married James Henry
BEDIENT, who was born in 1822 in Otsego County, NY and died in 1906 in Corning
(Steuben County), NY. Maria may have lived in Otsego County before moving
to Hornby. Maria might be the daughter of Jesse JAYNES, who was born 1791
in Wilton CT and who appeared in Hornby, Steuben County, NY in the
mid-1840s. (But then again, she might not be. This is only a guess
on our part.) Mary Lee Keane 104 West 70th Street, Apartment 4C New York
Andrew Burdett Searching for any
information on Daniel J. LEEK, born about 1775, possibly Suffolks Co.,NY.
He married Temperance CORWITH about 1805, she was born 06 Feb 1778 in
Southhampton,Suffloks CO.,NY (I don't know her ancestry either) Daniel and
Tempa;may have lived in New Jersey before removing to Hector,Schuyler Co.,NY
around 1815. Daniel purchased land there anddied before the 1820 census.
They had John F.,Eleanor, and Anna Maria, among others.His widow, Temperance,
married the Hon. John DOW, of Reading, Schuyler Co.,NY 14 Feb 1827. The daughters
Eleanor and Anna Maria are mistaken for daughters of Judge DOW in some records.
Eleanor married Joel Russell, later to live in Howard,Steuben Co.,NY and
Anna Maria married Roswell SHEPPARD, of Reading,Schuyler Co.,NY. Temperance
CURWITH LEEK DOW died 30 Sep 1866 in Reading.
Judy Hull Seeking information on LOREE
family. George Loree born abt. 1815 in Steuben Co. NY according to his death
(Dec.9, 1871) record in Livingston Co. Mi. His parents were Samuel Loree
and Elizabeth ? Any information would be helpfull.
Gerald Metcalf Seeking info about the
following surnames with ties to Steuben County. KENYON: HOVEY: SOLES or SOULES:
ACKLES: Specifically Isara or Izra KENYON, Norman HOVEY, Justin S. SOLES,
Sarah ACKLES all borned in the 1850 to 1860 range. Justin and Sarah married,
year unknown, and had one Daughter, Abbie Anne SOLES. Who later married Norman
HOVEY and had seven children.
A DOLPHSON Looking for two Nehemiah
Monroe (Munro)'s, one the father and the other the son. Both were on the
1855 census, the father living with another son, Ransom. Neither is on the
1860 census. What happened to them or where did they go? I've looked all
over and desperately need your help. Thanks in advance!!
Ruby Coleman Seeking information
on Jedidiah MILLER who lived in Steuben Co., NY. He was born in about 1776
in New Jersey and married there, name of wife unknown. He died in 1854 in
Steuben Co. His will lists children: Levi, Daniel, Charles Wesley, Jedidiah,
John Dickinson, Andrew Beman, Rhoda R. Smith, Polley Velie, Betsey Stevens,
Hannah Hughes and Jane Stephens (Stevens). Where is he buried? Need name
of his wife and information on descendants.
R Horton Seeking info re HORTON,
HYATT, HALL families residing in Prattsburgh, NY circa 1825-1870. Also re
families of Humphreys Brewer and William M/Janetta M Allen who resided in
Bath, NY circa 1850.
B H Wolfe I am looking for any information
on my great-great-grandfather Theron John MANNING and his wife Susan Jane
SPICER. Both were born in Stueben Co. est. 1840. Theron Manning served in
the 189th NY Volunteer Infantry in the Cival War and they lived in MI. in
1890. I would appreciate information on their births and or relatives.
Beverly Monahan I am searching
for any information about the family of Edward L. MONAHAN who emigrated from
Ireland. He was born about 1800. He married Harriet Seeley of Bulkhead, Chemung
County, but may have lived in Steuben County. He had at least one son, James,
who married Nancy Seeley, and later, Mary Jane Owens. James was born in 1824
and died in 1904. Thanks.
Becky from OK I need help for any
information on Clare MACMICHEAL b. in Hornellsville (not sure of the spelling)
in Steuben Co. in 14 Sep 1874. He had two brothers, Ray and Frederick. His
father is Phillip MACMICHAEL and his mother is Mary Jane Kreidler. This my
mother's family, and she would like to find out something before she dies.
She is 80 years old.
Cindy Duhamel SAYLES, Daniel b. 11
Oct 1800 NY m. ABIGAIL MORRIS abt 1820 in Tompkins Co. NY probably around
Hector. no addl info. Their ch: Gustavous b. May 1821, James, John Burr b.
1824, Charles W b. 14 Oct 1843, Dwight, Seneca Pomeroy b. abt 1830, Robert
b abt 1826, and Catherine b. abt 1834, they were in LaGrange and Steuben
Co, IN & Branch Co MI before 1850. Found in 1830 in Tioga Co PA. Can'f
find in 1840 census. Daniel may have had brother James B who travelled with
him to IN. Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated. I have been working
on this line since 1974, and haven't had luck with writing for info. Have
HUGE file of SAYLES info back.
Ruth Jordan Thoden My ggg-grandfather,
John JORDAN born March 9, 1764 (don't know where); married probably in Orange
Co., NY 1785 to Julia SWARTOUT who was born 1769 d/o Jacobus SWARTOUT. Jacobus
was living in 1785 in Sugar Loaf, town of Warwick, Orange Co., NY and assume
his 16-year-old daughter, Julia, was living with him at the time of her wedding.
John JORDAN does NOT appear in the 1790 census of NYS as 1-2-1...as he would
having had two males born to Julia by census time 1790. By 1800, John/Julia
and family residing in Cherry Valley, Otsego Co., NY beside her father, Jacobus,
and her brother, Moses...She died between 1807 and 1810. An unnamed male
child born to her in 1807 and she does not appear in the 1810 census with
John. John continued to reside in Cherry Valley until about 1848 when he
it was thought he joined three of his sons in the town of Wirt, Allegany
Co., NY but having recently found his will probate in Cooperstown, county
seat, Otsego Co,learned he died town of Pike, Wyoming County, NY which is
where one of his three daughters had settled. He died 1/26/1850 and is buried
on lot of my gg-grandfather, Jacob JORDAN, in Mount Hope Cemetery, Friendship,
Allegany Co., NY (town in which I was born and brought up) Issue of this
marriage: MICHAEL who stated in 1855 census for Steuben Co., NY that he had
been born in Orange Co., NY. WILLIAM who settled Steuben Co. JESSE who settled
Steuben Co. All of these three died in Steuben County, NY. BETSEY - married
Sebastion WELLER and lived in Canajoharie, Montgomery Co, NY ISAIAH - migrated
from Otsego to Steuben Co. as young lad with his brother, Michael and lived
with Michael until he married Polly Dakin, d/o Elisha...so after marriage,
Elisha Dakin and Isaiah with bride migrated to town of Wirt, Allegany Co.,
NY and bought virgin land there. JOHN and JAMES both settled in early 1820's
in Cuba, Allegany Co., NY. JULIA MARGARET - married Charles Phelps and settled
Pike, Wyoming Co., NY ANDREW - migrated from Otsego Co. to Allegany Co. buying
land adjacent to his brother,Isaiah in town of Wirt.JACOB - my gg-grandfather
also migrated from Otsego Co. to Allegany Co. buying land adjacent to that
of Isaiah. SALLY - married John Dygert and lived Canajoharie, Montgomery
Co, NY UNNAMED SON - probably died at birth...Tradition among family members
is that the JORDAN clan came from Ireland, but I've no proof one way or another.
I've analyzed ALL Jordans who lived in Orange County, NY before, during and
after Revolution and find no connection with my John JORDAN. Julia, wife
of John,had two brothers,Aaron and Moses SWARTOUT who married at the Presbyterian
Church, Goshen, Orange Co., NY but no record of John Jordan or Julia Swartout
being baptized, married or ever attending this church. I've pretty much ruled
out the possibility of my John JORDAN being a YORDON (Palatine family who
came to Mohawk Valley between 1709-1711)..I've not ruled out possibility
that my John JORDAN may have been product of a JORDAN family who were Tories
and fled to Canada he returning after the Revolution.There was such a family
in Westchester Co., NY - John JORDAN born Scotland in 1729 descendants....but
my John not part of this family.
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.
Kathryn L Garica I need to know
if anyone has anything on the ROSS family of Steuben Co NY. I am going on
a guess that my line of Ross may have come from here. I have a Sarah ROSS
that married a William MOSELEY in Bureau Co IL. It is stated that she came
from Howard Co NY. Since there is no Howard Co they may have meant Howard
town. Her mother was Elizabeth but do not who the father was. Just the last
name of ROSS-NY. She had three sisters, Mary Ann, Marie,both born NY, and
Jane, born Upper Canada. There may also have been a brother Charles born
NY. The time frame for this is the 1820's. By 1845 the family is in Bureau
Co IL. Please help.
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.
Sendlakowski I am trying to locate information about the William Cole
family (Rathbone, NY) and would like to know what library or historical society
would have the Steuben County census records that I could go to use. I am
probably going to need 1830. Thanks.
CHUCK LANDON Attempting to complete
our family tree and would apprecicate vital information associated with the
LANDON family. most believed to be in the Corning-Elmira area.
Chuck Rhodes Looking for info on the
LANNING family. Francis Spaulding LANNING born 1832 in Steuben County, married
Aurilla Barnes Way. They later moved to Chautauqua Co, NY. Need to find Francis'
parents. Anyone know this family? Thanks.
Jim Mervin I am looking for information
on the LaBar family. My g-grandfather Coonrod LABAR (b.abt 1808) lived in
the Tyrone area. He married Rachel (unknown) and moved to Allegany Co. His
children were Norman (1835), Horace (1837), Atwood (1840), Amanda (1841),Melvin
(1845), William (1848) and grandfather Myron (1851).
Eleanor Mitchell My grandmother was
born in Canisteo, N.Y. b 5/14/1882 "LUCY LENA LUMBARD" Her father was a
blacksmith, LORAN LAMONT LUMBARD, she had brothers Fredrick John, Samual
Loran, Sister Jennie May. They moved to Montana where Lucy married my
grandfather. I do not know the name of Lucy's mother. Where she was born,
died, or married Loran. Does anyone have information on these Lumbards?
Elena Anderson PARKER/GAY/LOWNSBERRY,
Searching for Levi W. PARKER, son of Luther PARKER and Laura (TYLER) PARKER.
Md. Betsy Ann GAY (d. 1865); Pulteney; left one daughter, Margaret GAY PARKER,
b. 1864. Levi may have remarried; he left dtr. Maggie with her grandparents,
John GAY and Permelia LOWNSBERRY GAY, in Pulteney, for unknown reasons. I
have 500+ names in Gedcom or Family Tree Maker file for Steuben Co. in Gedcom
or Family Tree Maker format. Will share/swap/help.
REYNOLDS/PRESTON/JOHNSON/BENNETT/DAUGHERTY. Have 1000+ names in Gedcom/Family
Tree Maker formats for relatives of Knapp Scribner REYNOLDS/Emma Jane JOHNSON.
Dottie Piechocki Looking for info
on families of William LANE and sons Jesse, Benjamin, and John, possib.
connection to Amos & Joseph Lane. All in Bath, Steuben Co., 1850. Jesse
born 1810 Rensselaer Co. Brothers found variously in Cortland, Cayuga, Tompkins
counties also. Any help appreciated.
John Garrison Hi, Samuel GARRISON died
in the Sugarhouse Prison in 1777.(Rev. War) His two sons John and Samuel
were given letters of land patent to 200 acres. In 1810 they are on the census
in Steuben Co.. I could not find them after 1810. perhaps someone in Steuben
Co. might know something
Garrison could have been his father. Hope you can post this. Thank you.
John Harrison Researching family
of HARRISON, William Henry and GREEK, Phoebe Mathilda in Steuben County in
early 1800's. Father John HARRISON Mother Nancy GREEK. Where did they go?
Researching BENTON, William Henry and earlier ancesters in Steuben County
in early 1800's
Maryann Gauer Searching for family
members of Richard NICHOLSON and Clarissa TAFT. 1 Richard NICHOLSON Abt 1854
- +Clarissa TAFT Abt 1847 - 2 Anna E. Nicholson Abt 1872 - 2 George Washington
Nicholson 1873 - 1934 +Olive May Feagles 1878 - 1910 3 Lela Mae Nicholson
1895 - 1981 +Claude Whalen 1894 - 1966 3 Robert William Nicholson 1897 -
3 Harold Ernest Nicholson 1904 - 1972 +Laura May Allen 1904 - 1997 3 Walter
Earl Nicholson 1907 - 1970 2 William H. Nicholson Abt 1876 -
Peter King Martin KING was b. 15 Apr
1770-1860, and lived his early life in MA., and later lived in NY., he m.
Annie McConnel and they had children: Samuel, Daniel, Ashel, Louisa and Annie.
Daniel(1793-1873) m. Betsy Beeman Jan 1821 in Town of Hector, NY, and in
the early 1820's settled in Howard, NY where both of them died, they had
10 children. Seeking information on Martin King, his parents and his descendants.
Peter King 10585 Windham-Parkman Rd. Garrettville, OH 44231.
Darrell Fransen Seeking any information
on the following HUIE family known to have been in Prattsburg, NY 1871 -
1883 1) Thomas DeWitt HUIE b:12-21-1836; Warren Co, Penn, d:08-03-1903 2)
Cornelia SHULTS(Z) b:03-13-1849, d:06-03-1931. Married Thomas 03-26-1868
Thomas departed Prattsburgh in Dec 1883 for Dakota Territory. Family (Cornelia
and 5 children) followed in early 1884. One daughter was Sarah Jane HUIE
b: 04-12-1871 at Prattsburg, NY.
Bob Lewis I am searching for information
about Elias Edwin LEWIS (b. 28 Feb 1853) who died in Corning, NY 31 Oct 1893.
Buried in Hope Cemetery. Father was Elias LEWIS (b.16 Nov 1808) who died
in Moravia, NY 11 Feb 1888. Mother was Laura Ann WHITE b. 1815. I'm also
searching for information about Julia E. CONE b. 7 Jan 1852 in NY, d. 6 Sep
1910 Baltimore, MD, wife of Elias E. LEWIS. Other names of relatives are
Oscar CONE (killed on the RR 7 Mar 1888,) and Clark J. CONE who reported
the death of Elias E. LEWIS. Any information relating to the CONE or LEWIS
family would be appreciated. Thanks Bob Lewis 9956 Route 99 Ellicott City,
MD 21042 email@example.com
M Colby Looking for family of Archibald
JONES, Issac HOVEY, Gertrude BROADBENT, Adelia SEELEY
Helen E. Bortz I am seeking the
death dates and place of burial for Gideon Abbott HENDRICK, b abt 1802 in
Hampshire, MA and his wife, Mary B. Kniffin Hendrick, b abt 1803 in Dutchess
Co., NY. They lived a number of years in Hornby, Steuben Co., NY where Gideon
was a minister and Doctor. Both probably died between December 27, 1865 and
January 22, 1867. Are they buried in Hornby near his mother, Hannah King
Hendrick, d Feb. 22, 1831, in the Hornby cemetery?
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WOODARD I am seeking any info on the
WOODARD family. I only go back to (Edward WOODARD and Anna Saurbier). My
father died when I was four and I am trying to find any info I can. My father,
Earl was Edward's son and I believe he was born in Atlanta, NY. I have no
info on the Saurbier side. This would be great also. Thank you in advance.
P D LORD I am seeking information about
the George Perry LORD (b27 Jun 1815, d 11 Nov 1901 in Wayne) family who moved
to Wayne about 1860. The mother was Mary BISHOP, b30 Aug 1826,d 27 Jul 1906
in Wayne) and she may have been from Wayne. Her Father was Orrin BISHOP and
the mother was Julia (?). Their Children were William LORD, b 30 Jan 1845,
Mary Frances LORD, b28 Feb 1847, Belle Eleiza LORD, b 15 Apr 1849, Charles
H. LORD, b 1 Sep 1851, Julia Adelaide LORD, b 23 Jun 1854, Harriet E. LORD,
b 9 Apr 1857, Kate M. LORD, b2 Jul 1859, Marion LORD, b27 Mar 1862, Joseph
Morris LORD, b 1 Jun1864, and Minnie LORD, b 1866. My granfather, Joseph
Morris LORD, married Mary Rowene RHINEHART ( daughter of Anson RHINEHART
and Olive SUNDERLIN) in Dundee in 1889.
Diane Peck Looking for the family LARUE.
They owned the mill in Cohocton,at the fathers death everything was left
to his daughter,Belle Larue. She was my great Aunt,and she died before I
could find any information. Anyone knowing anything would be appreciated.
Her married name was Peck husband Charles, lived in Lima,NY. Diane Peck 7
Water St. Wayland, NY Thanks again for any help.
John Halsey Flannery I am still
seeking information about the ancestry of EDWARD LAGRANGE, who started a
tent and awning company in Hornell, and other early LAGRANGEs of Steuben
County, and where the family came from. EDWARD was my grandfather on my mother's
side. I do not have the name of his wife, but they had only two children:
my mother, RHEA SARAH LAGRANGE b. about 1895, and GEORGE LAGRANGE, b 1888.
GEORGE's daughter, CLARA MAE LAGRANGE b 1913 is still living in Hornell (she
is the only LAGRANGE left there). GEORGE's wife was EMMA WHITE. I have a
small file on the "Descendants of Edward Lagrange" of Hornell, Steuben County,
Julia Kennewell I am seeking
any reference at all to the family of my GGGrandfather John McCASHNEY, who
was born in Wayne, New York (misspelled as Waine on an Australian certificate)
sometime between 1815 and 1827. The surname as currently spelled appears
only in Australia and so may be a corruption of some other phoenetically
similar name. Thank you.
Tracy Profita I am seeking information
on Sarah Louisa MATHEWS born 1813-14 in Steuben Co. NY. Her fathers name
was John G. Mathews. Louisa was Married in 1834 to Thomas M CROSS in Washington
Co. NY where they lived until 1838 they settled in Clinton Co Michigan. They
had 5 children Sarah E., John L., Mary A., Edwin D., and Louisa Alice.
TKelly Krause I am looking for information
on the LOROW family from Steuben County, mostly in Arkport and Hornell area.
Douglas Paulsen Seeking information
on Jane LENT born 1782 in North Hampton, NY. In 1800 she married Mathew W.
Hatch born 1777 in White Hall, NY. They had eight children: Sylvenus b. 1802,
Philip b. 1804, William b. 1807, Barnabus b. 1809, Mathew W., James, Hiram,
and Celia Cerissa b. 1825. The family moved to Cohocton, NY about 1812 or
1813. Any info especially on Jane LENT would be appreciated. Thanks
Sharon Foree LOTT, Jacob Springstead
in Steuben Co, 1850 census. Born 16 Dec 1798 in New York, died 26 June 1858
in Black River Falls, Jackson Co, Wisconsin. Married Elizabeth Lowers c/1835.
Children born in several neighboring counties of New York and PA - such as
Tioga, PA; Lycoming, PA; Steuben, NY. Need Jacob's parents; Jacob and Elizabeth's
marriage date and place; Elizabeth's parents, etc. Sharon Foree 4425 155th
Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98006
John Halsey Flannery My mother
was Rhea Sarah Lagrange b. 1895 in Hornell, Steuben Co., NY. Her brother
was George Lagrange b.1887 in Hornell. Their father was Edward Lagrange b.
? in ? I'm having a real problem tracing this family. Edward started a tent
& awning company in Hornell, but I don't think he was born there. I was
named after a John Halsey Lagrange, but know nothing about him at all. I
need input about the ancestry of this Steuben County family.
RYBERGES Seeking any
information for the following family: Father, John Edward HASLEY b. 2/14/1858
Rochester, NY d. 4/3/1938 Knoxville, TN m. ca. 1878 Hornellsville, Steuben
Co., NY to Irene Wallace MAHOOD Worked for Erie RR. Moved to TN around 1900.
Mother, Irene Wallace MAHOOD b. 11/22/1861 Springfield, PA d. 8/4/1947 Knoxville,
TN m. ca. 1878 Hornellsville, Steuben Co., NY to John Edward HASLEY Moved
to TN around 1900. Son #1 Edward G. HASLEY b. 4/17/1879 Hornellsville, Steuben
Co., NY d. 6/20/1941 Kansas City, MO m. ca. 1899 Hornellsville, Steuben Co.,
NY to Matilda VanDeVenter(?) Worked for Erie RR. Later opened printing business.
Moved to TN around 1900. Later moved to KY and MO. Wife Matilda thought to
have d. in Hornell, NY in 1900 due to complications of childbirth with daughter
Norma Irene HASLEY. Son #2 Walter D. HASLEY b. 11/1880 Hornellsville, Steuben
Co., NY d. unknown m. ca. 1902 (place unknown) to Minnie E. (surname unknown)
Worked for Erie RR. Moved to TN around 1900. Became a salesman and returned
to NY. Had son Thurlow HASLEY b. 1906 in NY.
Sheryl Varon Looking for anyone
researching MCCLURE surname in Steuben County, NY (i.e. George MCCLURE, Bath,
Steuben County). Trying to find a connection between my g-g-g grandfather
James MCCLURE, who was born in NY ab. 1798. James removed to Pennsylvania
(Tioga and Bradford Counties) sometime after 1835. Any info, please Thanks,
Sheryl Varon (e-mail address still current
- 6/13/01- JAC)
Unknown submitter - JAKWAY surname (Various
spellings) Searching for any information in regards to George Washington
JAKWAY b. 26 June 1826 Steuben Co. NY. have been told he had a sister, older
, named Emeline JAKWAY (later married a WHITNEY) George was located in LaSalle
County Il. in 1850 Census. I have continued to trace him until death. I would
like to know his siblings and ancestors. Thank you.
Jeanette Denson I am searching for the
parents of HENRY MARKLE (MIRAKLE) who was born in New York State ca. 1802.
He was married to ESTHER _______ who may have been born in Jefferson County.
They lived in the area of what is now Ithaca, New York and eventually moved
to Steuben County (Town of Corning) where they resided for the remainder
of their lives. Have been unable to find any death records or cemetery records
but believe that they died in the Steuben County area.
Ron Morse New Bern, NC Help, I'm
looking for the parents of my g-grandfather Raymond A. MORSE born 2/4/8l
(PA) resided in Chemung County, Elmira, NY (1901-26) died 4/4/60, Bath Hospital,
NY. Buried #9 Seneca Cemetary, Ontario County, Hall, NY. Married 10/10/1900
location unknown to Maude Mae (Durfee) MORSE, BORN 12/12/83 (PA), died 1926,
Elmira, NY. He was listed in the index file (Pgs 009/020) 1892 state census,
Steuben County Library, Bath, NY. I don't know when I will be back to Elmira,
but I would appreciate any help you can give me, born Elmira 5Sep35 left
in 1953 for the Korean War, retired New Bern, NC.
Betty Updegrave Any McCASLIN Family
information, In 1840 cen John McCaslin & Family were in Bath, William
McCaslin and family in Cohocton, Clemson in Bradford. They were a large family,
William McCaslin was marrier to Mary Southard John McCaslin was married to
Jeanette Denson I am looking for anyone
who may have information of HENRY MARKLE who was born ca. 1802 in New York
State. He lived in what is now Tompkins County, New York and then moved to
Alpine, New York and Steuben County, New York ca. 1842. His wife was Esther
______who (according to census records) was born in Jefferson County. They
lived the remainder of their lives in the Town of Corning, Steuben County,
New York. Death certificates and burial records are unavailable. Their children
lived in the Big Flats, Chemung County, New York area and we assume that
Henry and Esther were buried there.
Ronald D. Morse Trying to find
any information on my grandfather/grandmother: Raymond Alfonso MORSE b.Feb
81 d.Apr 1960 Stanley Hall,NY Married: 10 Oct 1900 (Chemung County, Elmira,
NY) Maude Mae DURFEE b. 1882/83 d. 1926? Elmira,NY Children: Robert
L;Flora;Dorothy;Leila;Estella;Doris The 1920 US Census indicated the lived
in Chemung County, Elmira,NY My Grandparents may be listed in the NY state
census 1882, this might show my great-grandparents. I believe that most of
the MORSE'S lived in/around Steuben County/Chemung County, New York. Ronald
D. Morse (USA Retired) 5204 US Hwy 17S New Bern, NC 28562 919 636-0457
Mark McNeil I am trying to find the
names of the parents for Gillis MCNEIL who was born 10/09/1829 in Argyle,
NY and died 09/03/1893. He was married 12/18/1866 in Bath, NY to Kate PLATT
but was also married previous to this. Children from his marriage to Kate
Platt are John Lyman MCNEIL. Children from his first wife are James, Charles,
Mary & Unknown MCNEIL. Charles MCNEIL married Fanny HUBER.
Ronald D. Morse Looking for any
information anyone might have on my grandfather Raymond Alfonso MORSE, born
Feb 4/5, 1881 in Steuben County, he moved to Elmira o/a 1900 and was married
on 10 Oct 1900. He might be the son of Harry Morse Wife Mary, last known
address Lindley Town. Ronald D. Morse (USA Retired) 5204 US Hwy 17S New Bern,
NC 28562 919 636-0457
Debra Wiegand I am searching for any
information about John HOAD, born c. 1851 in England, and his wife, Sophia,
born c. 1854. He was a mason in the Pulteney area during the 1892 State Census.
Their children were Charles H., Della B., Minnie M., Mary E., Fredrick G.,
John F., Elenor, Emma, and Alida E. (my great-grandmother).
Larkin Original LARKIN was William
(1825-1882) m. Ellen O'Neil (1835-1909). Six children - Dennis (1857-1886);
Mary (1859-1935); Thomas (1860-1938); Katherine (1862-1934); Jacob, James
(1865-1903). JAMES LARKIN, married Laura? in 1894, had one daughter, Ella
or Eleanor (1896-1949). They lived in Cohocton, NY on Dansville St.. My query
refers to LAURA ...what was her maiden name?? She was born in 1873 in NY.
She and daughter Ella moved to Rochester about 1909, lived at Saranac Lake
in that period, later to Troy, NY. Eleanor was a nurse.Married THEODORE RYAN,
had 2 sons. Mail address 404 St. John's Circle, Phoenixville, PA 19460 .
Roger Henry I am interested
in information on DENNIS HENRY who owned land in Steuben county in 1830's
and 1840's. He married SALLY LAROBEE and had 5 children: William, Dennis
Jr., Elzina, Mary and Seneca Larobee. Dennis jr. married Alzina LYON and
Seneca Larobee married Hannah BANKS. Anything you can provide will be sincerely
Janet Loftus I am looking for information
on Mary HAGGERTY. She was married to Henry BATES. They were living in Cameron
Mills when their son, George, was born in 1866. They had at least one other
child, a daughter named Ella. Thanks for you help.
Ralph Mehler I am looking for
ancestry of Ruth NICHOLDS who was born 6/20/1821 in Steuben Co. She married
a Joseph GOSS (who was b. 12/11/1814 in Livingston, NY), and had children:
May (b. 9/22/1838); John (b. 2/6/1840); Eliza Jane (b. 9/16/1842); Elizabeth
(b. 2/7/1841); Edwin M. (b. 3/6/1848): and Helen Amanda (b. 7/25/1851, d.
4/9/1932, m. 9/4/1872 to James A. EDICK). I am not sure how long Ruth was
located in Steuben County; her last child eventually moved to Erie County,
Pa. I have found that NICHOLDS with a d is not too common a name
but my grandmother was insistent it was not Nichols. Any help would be most
John A Mosher Looking for a family named
ALLEN, who had an A.J. ALLEN abt1837 Madison Co. AJ was a tinsmith. AJ is
in Tioga Co in 1875 with his sister; Mrs. L ALLEN age 38 b. Allegany Co,.
E.N. ALLEN daughter;age 14 b.Allegany Co and Mary C. Ostrander age 31, b.Steuben
Co, sister-inlaw widowed. Does anyone know this group? Thanks in advance.
Sherry Morell Shelts Lyman MORELL
was born in NY, in 1799. Married Caroline Gardner, and their son Alvah June
was born there 05 July 1827. All three baptized by Rev Wm Flagler, when the
Presbyterian Church in WOODHULL was formed 15 Oct 1831. They appear in the
1830 Steuben Co (Woodhull) NY Census. Lyman and Caroline Morell/Morelle had
moved to Michigan by the 1840 Census. Caroline had died, and Lyman remarried.
He and his new wife joined a wagon train going West in the early 1840's,
he apparently died on the trip, as his teen aged son, who had been left in
Michigan with a couple named "Vandewater", never heard from him again. I
recently did the entire Steuben Co 1830 census, and found several names that
were similar. I grew up being told that at one point, our name had been spelled
MORELLE, that there NEVER were 2-R's, but several that I just found there,
had 2-R's! We never have known who Caroline's parents were either. Also found
a Gardner who joined the same church, a year after Lyman and Caroline. We
have had Morell Reunion's here in Mich, for over 60 years, and no one has
ever been able to find who Lyman Morell and Caroline Gardner's parent's are.
I have taken on the job, and have told them that when I arrive with bell's
on, they will know I have found Lyman's parent's. I believe with all my heart,
one of these new subject's I have found, is my link to Lyman and Caroline's
family's! For the first time in the 6 years since my grandparent's died,
I have hope's of finding his Morell?Morelle line!
Dale Bennett Ozag Seeking James
HARDER, and his wife Catherine, who were in Steuben Co. circa 1800 until
about 1840, when they moved to IL. Their daughter Nancy HARDER, married a
Samuel SMITH, probably in Steuben Co. circa 1820. Also seeking them. Thanks.
Donald R. Adams I am looking for
the parents of my gggmother, Eliza HARRINGTON who lived in the Jasper/Troupsburg
area. Eliza (38yrs in 1850) married William Marlatt (37 in 1850). chldren,
Phoebe Ann, George W. William, Matthias and Eliza. Eliza and William are
buried in the jasper cemetary. Donald R. Adams 9295 tonawanda creek road
Clarence Center, NY 14032 716 741 3854
Mary Ann Gauer Searching for any
family members of George Washington NICHOLSON b. 6 Oct 1873 in Knoxville,
Tioga, PA-d.24 Jan 1934 in Bath, Steuben Co. m. 24 Dec 1895 Olive May FEAGLES
b. 14 Oct 1878 in Monterey, Steuben Co- d. 9 Aug 1910 in Painted Post, Steuben
Co. Children: Lela Mae, Robert William, Harold Ernest and Walter Earl.
Tom & Paulette Hilk I am researching
the name HILK who lived in Painted Post,Steuben Co,NY. I would like to know
if there is anyone else working on Genealogy for the Hilk Family. Forrest
Frederick Hilk b.Feb. 16, 1911 d. Aug 4, 1979, Hospital in Rochester NY burial
Fair View Cemetery, Painted Post His Father: Wiliam Fred Hilk b. June 1874
d. April 30, 1952 m. June 16, 1908 Maude Roland (this was her second marriage
and she was a widow with two little girls Eva, Hazel)
Dawn Curtis Beldin Whitney HALLIDAY,
born 1825 in Enfield, Tompkins Co., NY; m1848 in Bath ,Steuben Co., NY Annis
Vernelia GILBERT, b 1824 in Bath. His parents were James Hervey (Harvey)
and Eliza (WHITNEY) HALLIDAY. Her parents were Warner and Eliza (TRUE) GILBERT.
I am especially interested in learning more about Eliza (TRUE) GILBERT. Who
were here parents? I have traced Warner GILBERT back to Thomas GILBERT, whose
wife Lydia was supposed to have been hung after being accused of witchcraft.
I'd love to learn more about these people.
S. Porter Looking for information
on Justus B JEWELL b.28 July 1814 in Montgomery Co. N.Y. m. 18 Feb 1837 at
Prattsburg, Steuben Co. Lucy A LAZELL. They moved on to Michigan sometime
after 1842. In1840 Census in Sterben Co. Head of household Justus B. JEWELL
is listed next to head of household Lucy LAZELL. This may be mother to his
wife. Any information would be appreciated. S. Porter 2308 Harmony Dr. Burton,
(e-mail updated 3/28/02) Looking for more definitive
information on parents of William Emmett JOHNSTON (b. 21 May 1872 in Binghamton,
NY; d. 1947, Corning, NY) and Johanna BECHTOLD (dates & places unknown).
Also, he was City Gardener when Dennison Park was built - looking for any
information on his position, when he was hired and how long he was on job.
Occupation was always stated on family records as a glassblower at CGW. Was
City Gardener an occupation or just an avocation? Also, looking for church
affiliations for both.
I've hit the brick wall on this one: William Emmett JOHNSTON's brother,
Charles H. JOHNSTON, son of Henry R. Johnstone and Celestra Lauter. ** Unsure
of DOB or where, but assumption is 1868-1877. Last listing in Corning-Painted
Post city directory was 1941. Residence was 411 E. Third St. and occupation
was listed as "retired". Before retirement, according to the city directory,
he was listed as a meat handler/teamster. Wife's name listed as "Ethel".
** data added 3/28/02 - Originally I
had the name of Celestra LAUTER for William Emmett Johns(t)on's mother; that
is the name in the family Bible and the name given on her marriage record.
BUT, it is written as Celestia LOBDELL on her husband's pension records.
Marge Wilcox HENDERSON Any info on
Wellington HENDERSON b 1855 ca in Oneida County, son of James and Catherine
(TOTTEN) Henderson. Wellington m Anna Marie White SMITH and had son, Wellington
Clair HENDERSON 15 Sep 1889 in Jasper, Steuben Co. Did any of his family
move to Steuben also? Brothers: Willman George b 1857, Alonzo B b 1858 ca,
or his father? Marge Wilcox 566 Foxboro Square Brighton,MI 48116
Margaret & Rick Martin
I am looking for any information on the BALCOM family. My father DAVID
C. Balcom was b. 5/15/1931 and d. 4/14/78. His mother is/was IDA MATHEWS
and his father is/was ELMER BALCOM. David's sister's name: Jean (sp?) and
he had 2 or 3 brothers. David was in the Air Force and served in Korea. David's
sister Jean was living in Dansville. David also had an uncle living in Dansville.
The parents were separated or divorced and the children were placed in foster
care. David's foster family was Baron (sp?). Any information on any family
would be greatly appreciated.
Vic Lubke Am researching members
of the MALLORY family who came to Steuben Co in the early 1800's from Connecticut
and Vermont. Nathaniel MALLORY appears in Troupsburgh with several family
members and Lauren MALLORY appears in Corning. Am interested in finding out
more about these two families as well as other MALLORYS. Would be happy to
share what I have on the MALLORY family. Vic Lubke 616 Basswood Ave Verona
Susan Hollenbeck Seeking parents and
birthdate of Edward HOWELL Jr, Bath,Steuben Co.NY Would love to hear from
anyone doing research on the HOWELLs in Steuben,Yates, or Chemung Co.
Maureen M. Lee HUNT.
Looking for the parents of Vernon Harvey HUNT, b. 14 May 1886, in Troupsburg,
Steuben Co., NY. Vernon married in Erie, PA, to Rose Nell GOLDEN. Vernon
died 27 March 1946 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY. Children of Vernon and Rose
are: Ruth Nell (b. 22 May 1880); Winifred Marie (b. 14 June 1923); Helen
Mary (b. 29 May 1925); and Harriet Rose (b. 1 Feb 1928). No known info on
Vernon's father. Vernon's mother is thought to be JULIA - last name unknown.
Maureen M. Lee 420 Nebraska St. Wayne, NE 68787
Maureen M. Lee HOLMES.
Seeking information on the HOLMES line. My 4-great grandmother was Polly
Maranda HOLMES. Polly was born 31 Dec 1824. Her parents were allegedly Wm.
HOLMES and Sarah WHEELER. Polly married George Franklin TUBBS on 7 March
1841 in Troupsburg, Steuben Co., NY. Polly died 21 March 1853 in Troupsburg,
Steuben Co., NY. She is buried in Chenango Cemetery, Troupsburg. The children
of Polly and George are: Willson Wilber TUBBS (b. 27 March 1842); Emily Louisa
TUBBS (b. 18 May 1843); Malinda Ursula TUBBS (b. 23 March 1845); Julia Antnett
TUBBS (b. 1 Feb. 1847); William Franklin TUBBS (b. 10 Dec 1848); and Poly
Amelia TUBBS (b. 13 Aug 1851). All six children were born in Troupsburg,
Steuben Co., NY. I have the TUBBS line back to 1630's, Duxbury, MA, but nothing
on the HOLMES line beyond Polly's parents. Maureen M. Lee 420 Nebraska St.
Wayne, NE 68787
Joleene Horan Looking for any information
on the surname NEBE, particularly John Henry William Nebe, b. 1836 in Germany,
naturalized 1877 in New York state. He was married to Dora Bergst (Borst?),
b. 1843, also from Germany. He came to the US first, exact year is unknown.
Dora came later and they lived in Andover, Canisteo, and finally Lindley,
Steuben Co., NY. John died in 1891 and is buried in Presho, NY. Dora Bergst
Nebe died December 1920 in Corning, NY. John and Dora had four children:
Martin William Nebe, Henry "Harry" P. Nebe, Gretchen Nebe, and John Nebe,
Jr. Any information on these individuals, particularly John Nebe, Sr. would
be more than appreciated.
Charles Cooper William MULWANE,
who lived in Steuben Co. He was listed in the NY Census of 1890 veterans.
The National Archives doesn't seem to have anything on him.I believe he was
living in Bath at the time of the census. I know nothing else of him ,but
believe him to be a brother of my g grandfather John Edward MULWANE (several
spellings) I have a picture of William and several of John E. taken around
the turn of the century. Any help would be appreciated especially if you
could lead me to the war records or pension of this man.
Sharron Wofsy I am looking for information
on Waren HOLT of Corning NY. I have him listed in the Corning/Painted Post
directory of 1903 as boarding with a Silas W. HOLT of 129 Chemung and a Iva
M. HOLT also boarding with Silas HOLT in 1905 as well This listing appears
again in the 1905 directory as well but not after that. I know that Warren
HOLT married a Florence BAXTER of Waterloo,NY in Seneca Co. in or around
1910. The marriage announcement from the paper states that the couple would
live in Corning,NY The couple had one child, Iva M. HOLT in 1910. She later
married a Gerald Brown and they had 2 girls. Any information you can give
me on this family or group of people would be very helpful. Sharron Wofsy
10729 Bear Oak Ct. Burke, VA.22015
John Halsey Flannery Surnames:
primarily LaGRANGE, and McKAY, DREHMER, but also BROWN, BAXTER, SMITH, TALLMAN,
WHITE, MERCEREAU, JONES, RICE, SOBLES, KIMBERLEY. My current data on the
descendants of JOHN (HALSEY?) LaGRANGE (1827-1912) and SARAH McKAY (1834-1882)
I have not been able to trace my LaGRANGES beyond Vestal,Broome Co.NY, were
JOHN (HALSEY?) LaGRANGE & his siblings were born, nor can I connect them
up with other Broome Co. LaGRANGES.
Sharron Wofsy I am looking for information
on a Francis (Frank ) MARSHALL born in Germany and living in Steuben Co.-Corning
NY in 1839 and before. He married Jane WILLIAMSON of Covert, NY in Seneca
Co. in 1839 and moved to Covert, NY. Frqank MARSHALL, retired, was listed
in the Corning city,directory directory of 1939 on 310 E.First St. This listing
may be for his father given the retired listing. I am looking for any information
on this person. The son , the father, and/or the mother's name. I am also
interested in when they came to this country if that can be found. Sharron
Wofsy 10729 Bear Oak Ct. Burke, VA. 22015
Glenna Miller Bartlett Looking for information
about family, parents, etc of Smith H. MILLER born about 1812 in N.Y. He
married Parmelia (Permelia) WILMOT BR> d/o Washington and Mary WILMOT
who resided in Steuben Co. Smith may have had a younger brother named John
H. MILLER who went to Illinois as well. The WILMOT family and some of their
siblings also went to Ill. The WILMOTs that stayed, it seems, resided in
Yates Co. The dividing county lines may have changed with time. Any help
or suggestions will be apprecieated. All replys will be appreciated.
Desweeney Andrew & Squire NOLES
(KNOWLES) Am looking for others researching the NOLES family in Campbell
and Thurston, NY. Trying to find parents of Andrew and Squire NOLES.
Gale Seeking information on Darius LOPER
& Wife Lavina Strong, their children Samuel, b. 1840,John,b. 1842, Peter
b.1844 and Alfred who was born1846 in Corning. The family was living in the
town of Hornby,1855. The name Loper has been known to have been mis-transcribed
and written as Soper.
Bonnie Wynne Searching
for 1st wife of William Fowler HART (b 1811 Stillwater, Saratoga Co. NY).
In 1828 William moved with his parents (Reuben and Sarah (Powell) Hart) to
Hartsville, Steuben Co. His son, William Fowler Hart, Jr. was born there
2 May 1834. Who was his mother? I believe she died at his birth. Since William,Jr
eventually named one of his sons Edward Thompson Hart, I have always wondered
if Thompson were a clue to his mother's name. The father remarried in 1838
and moved to Michigan. William Fowler Hart, Jr. was raised in Hartsville
by his paternal grandparents and his aunt and uncle Peter D. and Sarah (Hart)
Hinkley. I have quite a bit of material on the Charles Nelson Hart family
of Hartsville and Hornellsville, NY which I would be happy to share. Bonnie
Wynne, 52 Bristol Rd, Damariscotta, ME 04543-4000
(email & address updated:
Warren B. Carah Researching
the HALLET family who arrived in Canisteo Twp. from Orange Co., NY in late
1700's to early 1800's. This large family formed their own settlement called
"Halletsville" where they farmed. One member, Elijah HALLET a veteran of
the war of 1812. Another, Moses HALLET a prominant lawyer. Any information
on the life and origins of this family appreciated.
John Meredith Searching for information
on the family and ancestors of Alonzo MCCONNELL, especially parents and
grandparents. Alonzo sr. married Amanda RICHARDSON. Their children were Mary
(born 1893), John, Alonzo, Harry, Rhoda, and James. Mary subsequently married
William WOODRUFF. Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Bill Wyman I am searching for
information about Peter MORSCH. Born 1850(Census lists Prussia as place of
birth) Married to EVA PIRRUNG or PURRUNG born> 1857. Had four children
before emigrating: 1877 John; 1878 Elizabeth; 1881 Mary F. died next year;
1883 Mary. Emigrated to U.S. 1883-1884 settled in Perkinsville, Steuben,
NY as a farmer. They had nine more children. Peter died 1914 and Eva 1924.
Peter had at least four brothers. Michel,Nichalas and Jacob of Germany and
John whom also emigrated to Perkinsville NY. Have no information about European
background or how or when they got to the US. Any information will be
Brooks Looking for any information on
the PIERCE, FINCH, AND RYNDERS families all living in Cohocton and Wayland
mid-1800's. I am specifically looking for Gardmer Pierce and family, Cornelius
Finch and family and Jacob Rynders and family.
Jeanne (Harrington) Fowler I have
letters written by Jeremiah HARRINGTON from Corning, NY in 1899 to his cousin
Nicholas HARRINGTON in Iowa. Some of the names he mentions are: Tim COUGHLAN,
Billy DWYER, Jennie SULLIVAN. Does anyone know any descendants of these people?
If so, please write.
Liz DuBois Looking for information
on an Alexander MILLER who was born 1758 in Orange County, but lived for
a time in Steuben County. He had a brother William and a sister Nancy who
married an Armstrong. Would appreciate any information on Alexander MILLER!
Milliman I am looking for information
about James Franklin HOSMER b)1858, Towlesville, NY. His parents were John
HOSMER B)1836 & Julia Elizabeth BAKER b)13 Dec 1840 in Andover, NY JAMES
FRANKLIN HOSMER married ALLIE EDNA WHITFORD, b)1858, the daughter of ELNATHAN
WHITFORD & EDNA ELLEN HEAD. Would appreciate any information on James,
his wife Allie and either of their parents.
Dolores Pratt Davidson I am searching
for ANY information on the Indian family KANISTANAUX, known to be in STEUBEN
CO in the mid 1800's. WILLIAM KANISTANAUX married there a MAUD HAIGHT. I
have their burial, in STOCKTON NY, Chautauqua County, and am seeking any
information at all on either family. I am also seeking information on the
DOAN,NEFF,PRATT,YOKOM, YOKUM families. All are connected to KANISTANAUX /
Jim Lyke I am looking for information
on my g-g-g-grandparents, John and Nancy (Near) Lyke. I have information
that John passed away in Steuben County in the early 1850's. He had previously
lived in Montgomery County, NY, and his son, John J. Lyke, lived there from
his birth in 1823 to about 1856. Nancy Lyke moved to Wisconsin from Steuben
County in 1856. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Randy Muir Looking for any info on
MOREYs in the Steuben Co., NY area. Most especially looking for any info
related to family of Silas (b. 1746-m. Elizabeth BENSON 1768 in Dutchess
Co., NY-d. 1825 Athens Co., OH). I know that Silas & Elizabeth had at
least 7 children: William P., Jerusha, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Silas (Jr.),
Jonathan, & Cyrus. I know Elizabeth BENSON was from MA., but don't know
who this Silas' parents were. I believe he may have had at least one sibling,
Joseph. I know that Silas was in Steuben Co. at least in 1799 when he owned
some property. I currently have over 2000 MOREY/MOWRYs in my database &
would be quite happy to swap info with anyone. Any help would be VERY MUCH
CPT Lawrence A. Smith III
Request info on Andrew HACKETT, born February 20, 1809 in Painted Post, New
York. He married Olive HALL (also seeking info on her) from New York on February
22, 1835. They left the state heading west. Their oldest daughter Clarissa
was born December 21, 1836 in Will County, IL. Andrew HACKETT died November
26, 1890 in Buchanan County, IL.
Eleanor Weber Mitchell LUMBARD, KING,
SWIFT, SHOEMAKER My grandmother was Lucy L. LUMBARD born 5/1882 in Canesteo,
NY she was the daughter of Loran and Charity King LUMBARD. They lived in
Bath, NY Charity's parents were: Harvy KING and Dencey EMERSON. I have
information on the EMERSON's but nothing on the others. Eleanor Weber Mitchell
Tom McCarthy Researching
Daniel McCARTHY [c.1840 - 10/9/1913] & John P. MCCARTHY [1872 - 1922].
My ggfather Daniel was born to Thomas? McCarthy and a woman with surname
McNael?. Birthplace of Daniel unknown but possibly Canada. Had a brother
Timothy, and a sister Margaret who married a Timothy Donovan. Daniel married
Ellen Crowley [c.1840 - 8/8/1913] and both he and Ellen are buried in St.
Ann's Cemetery in Hornell,NY. At one time they lived in Cuba, NY where my
grandfather John P. McCarthy was born in 1872. Daniel worked for the railroad
in Almond, NY. My gfather John m. Mary Ann Hennessy [5/1872 - 1928]. They
lived in Hornell, NY and later Buffalo, NY.
John W Vail HUNT Looking for
information on ancestors and descendants of May Francis HUNT (born 26 July
1866) in Addison, Steuben Co., NY. She had one sister Lulu and four brothers,
names unknown. According to the Census of 1910, her parents were also born
in NY.She married John William Dunlap (b10 Aug 1861) in about 1884, when
May Francis was about 18 years old. She and J.W. Dunlap had 12 children,
one of whom, Gladys May Dunlap is my grandmother. The children were almost
all born in Peabody, Kansas, so the entire Hunt family likely moved there
by the time they were married. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Randy Caccia Looking for any information
on the surname INSCHO. The Inscho family migrated from Tioga County Pa into
surrounding counties (Chemung, Bradford, Steuben..) and I am researching
HERSHBERG, ROWLEY, MOORE. Am researching my paternal g-grandparent's side:
HERSHBERG, ROWLEY, MOORE. I have wedding certificates for Henry HERSHBERG
who married Helen ROWLEY, 3/21/1868 in what was then Hornellsville, NY and
Frances A. HERSHBERG, who married Charles H. MOORE, 11/14/1896 in Hornellsville.
I am told that the former Miss Rowley's family dates back to the American
Revolution, and that Mr. Hershberg or one of his ancestors was the Mayor
of Moscow. I have no information on Mr. Moore. Information on any of the
above would be tremendously appreciated.
Allison M. Biagioni
JESMORE/JESSMORE/JESMER My gggrandmother, Mary Jane Jesmore, was born somewhere
in New York in 1839. Her obituary states that she was born in Morley, Steuben
County, New York. Since obituaries are notoriously inaccurate and I can't
find a Morley in Steuben County, I had pretty well decided that she was born
in Morley, St Lawrence County. Yesterday I received a copy of her younger
brother's obituary and it says he too was born in Steuben County, New York.
I can find Jesmores in St Lawrence County but no records of Jesmores in Steuben
County (although admittedly I haven't looked real hard) Mary Jane's husband
(married in Iowa) Monroe Sellen and his family were well documented to have
been from Steuben County. I would like to share information with anyone
interested in these surnames. I would really like to clear up the question
of where Mary Jane and Edward came from.
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