Sullivan County, NY Queries for December 2001

Sullivan County, NY Queries
December 2001


Dean Gilbert Mon Dec 3 18:09:48 2001
Researching Budds who have been in the area from the early 1800s through 1926. Specifically Frances May Budd m. John Ellson, William Budd (1838-1926) m. Lucretia Gee, Thomas S. Budd (1811-1889) and William Budd from late 1700s-early 1800s. This is a line from John Budd.


Dean Gilbert Mon Dec 3 18:12:21 2001
Researching John Ellson m. Frances May Budd, and his father James Ellson.


William T. Hatch 39676 Mount Gilead Rd, Leesburg, Va. 22075 Sun Dec 2 09:51:34 2001
My grandfather, Zepheniah Jefferson Hatch ,was born in Monticello, N.Y. in 1846. He and brother C.N. Hatch were 2 of 4 surviveing children of Cornelius Hatch and Jane Trobridge Hatch. Conelius and his parents were settlers in Sullivan County from New Bedford, Conn. Z.J. Hatch and C.N. Hatch founded the Monticello Steamship Co. in 1895 and evenyually ran 5 or 6 ferries between San Francisco and Vallejo, California. In 1881 Z.J. Hatch married Adaline Tremain of Monticello, N.Y.


Carol Wed Dec 5 09:12:30 2001
Mathew (Matthew) Smith born Ireland abt 1832 and married Ellen Cahill Children listed in the 1860 Census was Patrick born 1857 and Thomas born 1859. Living in Thompson, Sullivan Co. N.Y. 1870 Census Thompson, Sullivan Co. N.Y. Matthew Ellen-wife Patrick-son Thomas, Edmond, Michael, Johanna, David or Daniel, and Anna. 1880 Census Thompson, Sullivan, Co. Ny. Mathew---checked marked as divorced or widowed.. Ellen is not listed---Michael, Johanna, Daniel, Anna, Mathew, and Margaret.. this does not show Ellen Cahill Smith Does anyone have any info on this Smith Family??? Would love to have obit of Ellen and Burial or any info on Smith's that is available...


Virginia Byron Fri Dec 7 09:48:34 2001
What newspaper or library can I contact to obtain a 1969 obit for someone who died in a hospital in Monticello but was a resident of Forestburg? Name of deceased is Helen McCarty, died 11 May 1969. Please contact me at


Kelly Schaff Sat Dec 8 16:40:57 2001
Looking for info on Cornelius Bilyeu, no dates available, buried in Woodbourne, NY; Town of Fallsburg, his wife: Rose Alice Gardner, 1857-1929. She is also buried in Woodbourne, NY. Their son: Eugene Bilyeu: 1859-1922, buried in Kerhonkson, NY; his wife: Margaret Meisner, 1830-1902, also buried in Kerhonkson, NY, Ulster County...


Loretta Ehle Tue Dec 11 14:04:20 2001
Looking for information about Monsignor William F. Wilkins. He is a past Chaplin of the Forth Degree of the Knights of Columbus, Monticello Chapter, Sulivan Co.He was acting Pastor of St Mary's Church 1938-1959. I would like a picture of St Marys. Thank You Loretta


Cathy Wed Dec 12 15:37:24 2001
Looking for the family of Nancy Clark and George Bushnell. The would have been born around 1825 in Sullivan Co. They moved to Lisbon,IL and had my great grandfather James in 1847. Any info on either of these would be greatly appreciated. Thank you


Robin Cross 409 S. English Moore, Oklahoma 73160 Tue Dec 18 02:38:25 2001
Christopher Smith married (Mary) Elizabeth Grundy 1884 at St.John's in Monticello. They were living at Bridgeville. Witnesses were George and John Waller. Christopher Smith was shot and killed in 1895 while going to pay his taxes. Elizabeth moved into Monticello with the children: Ernest, Fred, Chris, Lillian, Catherine, Estelle. Looking for any information about this family, where they were from in Ireland or newspaper account of the shooting of my great-grandfather. Thank you for any help. Robin


James C Watt Tue Dec 18 12:04:07 2001
Searching For descendants of Agnes McCoach, Carl and Eleanor Smith.


Mike Schack Mon Dec 24 16:26:47 2001
I am interested in obtaining information on Adam SCHACK / SHACK who lived in Ellensville and Woodbourne during the period of approx. 1840 to 1860. He had at least one son, John. They moved to Ridgville, Pa. in the late 1800's.


Ken Toler Tue Dec 25 21:53:19 2001
I looking for any information on a Joesph MAXWELL lived in the Callicoon area in the mid- 1920s he was married to Myrtle RUSSELL. He was a salesman of some sort. He had at least one child who name was Robert MAXWELL he was put in a foster home in Ohio around 1936. Robert is my father-in-law and would be grateful for any information on his parent's family.


David E Avery Wed Dec 26 16:47:52 2001
Searching for info on Dewitt E Avery lived in Rock Hill, NY in the 1930's. Father Dewitt E Avery, Mother Eugenie Avery. He was born in Chicago Ill, around 1904


Harriet Mendlowitz Thu Dec 27 11:44:16 2001
Looking for info regarding Lucy Ann Lobdell (1829-1912), known as the Female Hunter/Huntress of Delaware & Sullivan Counties. She spent the last 32 years of her life in Willard Asylum, diagnosed with "Dementia and Erotomania"

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