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Does anyone out there know where Elihu Fuller is buried. He died June 21,
18848 in Bovina and was probably buried in a local cemetery. If anyone
has this information I would be happy to learn of it. Thank you.
Forrest L. Fuller docfuller(a)juno.com
This is my first submission to this file.
I am looking for information on Charlotte BUTLER, born abt 1815, Hancock,
Delaware County, New York. She married Henry HORTON, b 1806, Mass. and
married before 1834, when first child Samuel John HORTON was born in Nov 1834
, also in Hancock, Delaware, NY.
Children born in NY and Ohio are:
Samuel John Horton b. 1834 NY
John Horton b 1836 NY
Benjamin Horton b. 1839 NY
Adaline Horton b. 1842 Ohio
Caroline Horton b. 1844 Ohio
Paul Horton b 1846 Ohio
Sarah Ann Horton b. 1849 Ohio
Any help would be appreciated.
Prudence Pease Meader, Sun City, Arizona
Under the "Towns and Places" category of the Delaware Co. web site is a
long, informative item entitled "Settlement of the Village of Delhi" by John
D. Monroe. Does anybody know when this was written and who John Monroe was?
Hi again Kim, I make so many errors these days. I should have looked at my
Russell compilation before sending the earlier message. I now note that I
have James and Matthew in Colchester on the 1800 census rather than Stamford
as you have written. Then on the Matthew Russell enumerated on the 1810
Middletown census with two males b 1800-1810, one male and one female 26-45
b 1765-1784 who presumably Matthew and his wife Elizabeth since the
birthrecords on the Bible indicate they were born in this period and then the
one female born prior to 1765. I conjectured that his possibly be Sarah who
didn't die until 1813 but certainly isn't any proof. It could be Elizabeth's
mother or a spinster aunt coming to help take care of the family. No proof
that the elder female is Sarah [ ] Russell. Again, remember Bovina was
formed from Middletown, Delhi and Stamford in February of 1820. I probably
goofed and put Colchester. You are probably right. Sorry about that, Town of
Stamford was founded 10Apr1792 and was part of Ulster Co. Then when Delaware
Co. was formed in 1797, it became part of Delaware Co. and included Roxbury
and part of the town of Bovina. Middletown is an original county and
formerly covered all the territory of the present towns of Roxbury, Bovina,
Middletown, Anes, Colchester, and Hancock, nearly all of Stamford, a large
part of Delhi, Hamden, Walton and Tompkins, and a small portion of Shandaken
in Ulster Co.
The above is from Munsell's1880 Delaware Co. history and it does not make
sense to me. Evidently Stamford included Roxbury as did Middletown according
to the above source but it looks as if Stamford must have had part of Bovina
although the above indicates that Middletown included Bovina. Well, my eyes
and hands are about ot give out so must say Good Night. Carol.
has anyone had any experience with writing to New Castle when you only have a
time frame? Say you only have a 15 year period to work with, will they
search 15 years with the 3 dollars you send or can you send them 3 dollars
for every 3 years? Wondered what the guidleines were when writing to New
Hi Kim, I am very sorry but I do not have the proof that Sarah and James
came to the U. S. with his sons. We would never even have known the names of
the parents of Stephen, James, Matthew, Elizabeth and Agnes Russell without
Matthew's Bible as shared by Linda. As you know, this Russell family is not
my direct line and only included them in my compilation because Mr. Hoy had
the Matthew Russell's families mixed up and Linda's ancestor's Bible proved
what I thought before learning of her Bible. I note that you have done the
earlier Delaware Co. U. S. census. Do they show an elder female and male
living with either James and Matthew? If so, these could possibly be Sarah
and James Russell. Have you searched the Delaware Co. NY deeds? Also, the
State census which I have found very informative as to how long they had
lived in the county.
Please tell me where you found Henry H. Havens' "Aliens authorized to
purchase real estate"from "General Index to the Laws of the State of New
York." Was either Samuel or William McCune listed therein? Are the
original applications for the petition to purchase land as an alien in
existence? That would be a gold mine for genealogists! 1800 is just about
the time my Samuel McCune moved to Delaware Co. presumably from Washington
Co. NY. I have not been able to locate any trace of him there and that is my
next project to try to trace the others who came to Delaware Co. from
Washington Co. as there were several families which did so.
James Russel had land in Delaware Co. in 1814 as the congregation organized
as "The Associate Presbyterian Church of Little Delaware" and the
congregation met in the barn of James Russel sen. The first membership
consisted of James Stoddard, Isaac Atkins, Walter Doig, William M'Gibbon,
John Elliott, David Henderson, James Russell, Mrs. Elizabeth Doig, Mrs. Isaac
Atkins, Mrs. Christine Elliott and Mrs. William M'Gibbon in October 1809.
You wrote that you found Matthew and James on the Stamford 1800 census.
Remember that Bovina as formed 25Feb1820 from Stamford, Delhi and Middletown.
It may be that James Russell never moved. According to the "History of
Delaware Co. NY" in the chapter on Bovina, at page 127, it is written that in
1806, Walter Doig, Isaac Atkins and William M'Gibbon who were among the early
settlers of the town, petitioned for a supply of preaching.
I have a thought. I would find out if anyone at the Delaware Historical
Society has searched any of the above names. I think Doig was a relation of
Fletcher Davidson. Maybe, some of those coming from Scotland have located
where your Russells came from. So many of the families came together from
Scotland. The "Delaware Co. History" states that Francis Coulter came from
Hawick Scotland in 1800.
Kim, I am trying to complete my Russell family history and if you have
anything to add to it, I will appreciate it. Am starting to scan in the
pictures now. It is slow going and I get slower by the day. Got Ryan [our
12 year old we are raising] off to Scout camp today for a week. Then all I
have for outside activities this week, except for the shopping thencooking,
housecleaning, etc., is to take the 9 year old to swimming lessons an hour in
the morning so maybe I will be able to work on the Russell and Terry
compilations. Good to hear from you. Carol
I'm researching my dad's family, and although there is a lot
of Stringer info. on the web, it's usually on a different group.
We have no information on my grandfather's dad, Albert
Stringer, except that he married Edith Jones just long
enough to produce one son, Leland Stringer, my grandfather.
There is a possibility that he married Idah Josephine Preston
from Rockland, Sullivan Cty. after that, but we have no proof
it's the same Albert. In the book "Early Records From the
Past" printed by RGS Publishing in Bainbridge, handwritten
notes (pg. 129 & 130) shows a connection between Lulu R.
Stringer (dau. of George Stringer and Lillian Preston) and
record # 132; the marriage between Leland & Flora (so, either
there's a connection betweed George & Leland, or George and
and Leland's father Albert?? The Prestons are from Rockland.
Leland is shown as coming from/being born in Hancock. His
birthday is 7/23/1905, and died 1/1/1980. Edith Jones was
born about 1878, and her husband Albert, around 1864, we
think. Leland married Flora Jennie Dewey (dau. of Claude
Dewey and Jennie (Flummer) Dewey) on 7/31/1927. Jennie
was the dau. of John Flummer and Carrie (Murwin) Flummer.
Carrie, b. 7/3/1874 in Sidney, was the dau. Henry Murwin
and Sarah (Bidwell) Murwin. I have lots of info. on the Dewey
side, but nothing on these particular ancestors on the Jones,
(Edith (Jones) Stringer later married Henry Ostrum) Murwin,
Bidwell, Flummer or Preston sides. The Flummers and Bid-
wells may be from Norwich, Chenango Cty., because that's
where Carrie Flummer returned to when she died 12/1969.
All/any help/info. would be much appreciated!!!
Mary Stringer (father Donald Stringer b. 5/17/1928 Trout Creek,
d. 3/1/1992, Texas)
I am looking for the spouses that married into the Wetmore family. Daniel
Wetmore born 9May1703 Middletown,Ct married there Dorthy Haleborn 21April
parents Ebenezer and Ruth(Curtis) Hale.
Mary Bacon born 7April1666Middletowndied 24May1709Middletowb child of
Nathaniel and Ann (Miller)Bacon married Samuel Wetmore born 10Sept1655
Sarah Hall born 1622 Kent Co. Eng child of John and Ann(Willicke/Wilcox)Hall
died 9Dec 1664Middletown,Ct.
Hannah Summers born 1672 Fairfield Co.,Ct. died 16July1757 Middletown,Ct.
married 1694 Middletown to James Scovill son of Arther Scovill born 1635
Dorset Co, Eng died Middletown,Ct. Hannah`s parents are Henry Summers and
Sarah Gregory born 1644 and Henry died 1717 Milford,Ct. I need Henry Summers
family who may of been from Mass.
I need there families dates and places. This is all I have on them any
additional help would be greatly appriciated. I am tracing this family from
Delaware co, and Albany Co, and Winchestershire Co,NY
I don't know what sources you have already checked. Here are some
additional sources : there is a Directory of American Deceased
Physicians which goes to 1911 or 12 listing any information that AMA has
i.e. medical school, etc. I will look for Taft tomorrow.
You also might check local and state medical societies as well as AMA. I
found a lot of information on local phyicians here in the Journal of the
Michigan State Medical Society. Depends on how far back records go.
> Looking for any information on Caleb Strong Taft, Walton Ny. Dr. Taft
> practiced medicine in Walton NY abt 1834-1836.
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Anyone out there researching either the LONDON or LOUDON names?
I have a deed that I just posted to the Gaddis Deed GenConnect board. I am
trying to determine if the names mentioned are London or Loudon. The first
names are John H., Jane, Mary and Elizabeth.
Any guidance appreciated.
I am looking for information on Philip Laidlaw and Keziah Sprague. They are
are parents of Francis M. Laidlaw who married Mary Ann Gould in 1897 and
William R. Laidlaw who married Elizabeth B. Tweedie in 1893.
OTHER SURNAMES WITH THIS LINE ARE: Tweedie, Gould, Sprague, Vail, Loudon,
Foreman, Seely, Bailey, Wilson, Malenick, Schmid
Hi Alan, Last year I published the third edition of "It is McCraw not McGraw"
1400+ pages, weight ten pounds and nearly 99,000 names in the index. The
majority of the McCraw descendants in the U. S. were descended from one
William Maccraw who died in Cumberland Co. VA in 1752, through seven of his
eight known sons. This monumental task consumed all of my available free
time. Also, we have been raising a now 12 year old great grandson for seven
years and his half sister half of the time as their mother, my granddaughter,
was a on drugs for many, many years. She has been clean for nine months now
but unable to care for her children as yet. My own ancestors have been
neglected for some ten years. Tonight I started going through the several
file drawers which hold my ancestors' files and found a large file folder
which was labeled "Carol's ancestor letters to be studied." In it, I found
your letter of 30 August 1988. I vaguely remember that I talked to you by
telephone as we had been in Williamsburg VA for the U. S. McCraw Family
Association reunion in July of 1998. Did I ever send you copies of my
research on the Signor family? Did you ever contact Allen Signor? I have
not heard from him for almost five years. Have you see Hank Z. Jones book
"The Palatine Families of New York. A Study of the German Immigrants Who
Arrived in Colonial New York in 1710." Hank included information about our
Schreiber and Signor ancestry. From your letter, I presume you are not a
Signor descendant but your great aunts Alvira and Martha Rundel married
I am newly on line and am floundering and spending too much time finding my
way around and need to forget looking for anything new but finish compiling
what I have. My husband will be 79 next month and I will be 79 in November
and I am getting slower in doing research, etc. In fact, it used to take me
no more than five minutes to make our king size bed now it takes me ten
minutes as an example which may be an exaggeration.
Anyway, please bring me up to date and if I were to send you something,
please accept my humble apologies. Carol J. (McCune) McCraw
Does anyone know where I can get information on the Goldsborough(?)
Patent? It is a tract of land in Delaware County.
Is there a list of the original participants in the patent?
I am desperately looking for information on William Brock of Delhi. He
was probably from Scotland and would have been over 45 years old in
I think I may have written you of the Ganoung in my tree. I don't know
who she was, but she married Paul Seacord who was born about the middle
of the 18th century, about 1750. I have nothing more specific. I don't
know where he was from, but eventually the family lived in Delaware
On Fri, 25 Jun 1999 00:35:53 -0400 Rock Miller <RMiller49(a)compuserve.com>
> I have 2-3 Ganoung and a whole lot of Mead.
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