Records of the Town of Otsego, 1825
At a meeting of freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town of Otsego held at the Court House on the first Friday of March 1825 William Sprague ) Just Ariel Thayer ) of Chancy Stephens ) Peace
Resolved That the town raise four hundred dollars for the support of the Poor for the year ensuing.
Resolved That the Town elect three assessors also four Constables for the year ensuing.
Resolved That the Collectors fees be is hereby fixed at three pr cent for the year ensuing
Proceeded to Ballot for Town officers when the following persons were duly elected viz
George Morrell Supervisor
George Pomeroy Town Clerk
William Crombie ) Arunah Metcalf ) Assessors Henry Beadle )
Abraham Van Horne ) William Johnson ) Coms of Highways Thomas Taylor )
Buckingham Fitch ) Israel Loomis ) Overseers of the Poor
Henry Scott Jr. ) Abr Van Horne ) School Coms William Johnson )
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George A. Starkweather ) E. B. Morehouse ) School Ins Seth Doubleday )
Homer Beadle Constable & Collector
Samuel Cheney ) Ira Tanner ) Constables Daniel Hewson )
Fence Viewers Hezekiah Loomis, William Adams, Flavel Beadle, Silas Wood, Patrick Humaston, Erastus Tayler, Samuel B. Smith, William Thayer
Voted that the height of Fence be and is fixed at 4 1/2 feet
Resolved That Sheep, Hogs and Horses shall not be permitted to run at large during the year . under the penalty of 25 cents for each offence.
Resolved That Cattle shall not run at large from the first of Nov to 1st April under the penalty of 25 cents
Revolved That no Rams shall be permitted to run at large from the 1st of Sept to 20th Nov under the penalty of five dollars.
Pound Masters Thos Fuller, Hart Seymour, Leonard Lewis , David Marvin.
Path Masters No.1 Miles Comstock " 2 Henry Beadle " 3 John Kellog " 4 Timothy Waterman " 5 Matthias Van Horne .
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6. Andrew Scribner 33. James Cumings 7 Zerah Tanner 34. Demas A Doubleday 8. James E Lothrop 35 9 Joseph Cheney 36 10 William Williams 37 11 John Adams 38 Henry Gibbs 12 Abraham F Andrews 39 Thos Welden 13 Saml Langly 40 John Pierce 14 William Rutenber 41 Charles Rulison 15 William Higby 42 .16 Leander Plumb . 43 17 John Newton 44 John Hinds 18 Thadeus Dilly 45 Thos. Stephens 19 William Lisk 46 20 Abm. Bliss 47 Nathe Mott 21 John J Joselyn 48 James Johnson 22 Joseph Bissell 49 23 Alfred Bliss 50 Saml Price 24 Senajah Newell 51 Edward Lewis 25 Esek Page 52 26 Scuyler Matison 53 Ebenezer House 27 Henry Herkimer 54 28 Homer Pier 55 29 Truman Dewey 56 Benedict Price 30 Peter Coppernall 57 Silas Wood 31 Oliver N. Shipman 58 Zebulon Gibbs 32 Ozias L Williams 59 A Brockway 60 Saml Morris 61 Philip Morris 62 Moors 63 Nathl Chapman 64 John Wedderspoon 65 George W Roberts 66 George Pier
From the minutes George Pomeroy