Otsego County, New York queries posted 7/1/98 -7/31/98

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Jeanne Bridger Maryland, NY - Wed, 1 Jul 1998 14:46:55 -0400
Born circa 1835 Elk Creek Otsego County..wife Lucinda Ayres; Died at home of son Grant F. Campbell circa 1910-1920 in town of Middlefield. I would like to find his parents' names and sibblings..I have run into a brick wall.

John P Garrah; Honesdale, PA - Wed, 1 Jul 1998 15:12:25 -0400
Mary J Mullin-Doyle was born September 1848 and lived in PA for most of her life. she died at the home of her son, John Doyle, in Oneonta on March 31, 1937. Her daughter-in-law may still be living in the Oneonta area and would be about 105 years old. We are seeking information on the parents of Mary J Mullin-Doyle.

Ralph W. Robinson, II; Duluth, MinnesotaFri, 3 Jul 1998 21:53:46 -0500 (CDT)
Seeking information on, and of descendents; (Dr.) Silas B. ROBINSON; Micaiah ROBINSON;......of Hartwick, Otsego County, N.Y.; ....anyone researching descendents of Silas; George (3),(2), & (1) ROBINSON; N.Y. & Mass......also LEARNED; MOORE.

Susan Perry Sat, 4 Jul 1998 13:32:50 -0700
Elias Nelson Holmes b. 22 July 1808 in Otsego County, the son of Samuel Holmes and Parmelia (Andrews) Holmes. Would like to know about Samuel. I believe the area of Otsego Co was somewhere around Unadilla. Thank you for your assistance.

Diana L. Gill - Diana@Gill.netTue, 7 Jul 1998 15:45:11 -0700
I am looking for the parents of Amelia Harrington who was born ca. 1850 poss. in Delaware county, NY. However, she married ca. 1866 in Otsego Co., NY Albert Deloss FULLER whose parents, William H. Fuller and Rebecca GOODSPEED lived in Otsego County (Pittsfield town) from ca. 1850 to about 1880. Amelia (Harrington) Fuller and Albert Fuller also lived in Otsego Co. until the late 1870s. They had these ch: Jennie, Emily, Nellie, Leon A., Mabel C., Hattie M., Rubie L. and William L. Fuller. I believe Amelia died before 1900 as per the 1900 Census, Albert Fuller was listed as a widow. My Fullers came from Foster, RI and eastern CT. There were Harringtons in RI also. Any help appreciated!

Doris Chretin, Altadena, CA. Wed, 8 Jul 1998 13:59:40 -0700
Any info on HODGES in the Otsego, Delaware county areas in the time frame of 1790 to 1850 would be appreciated. Particularly interested in Andrew & Issac Hodges.

Deborah E. Harkness, Hamilton, NY Thu, 09 Jul 1998 21:39:19 -0400
Seeking information on Col. Samuel Campbell, who moved from Cherry Valley, NY to Bradford County, PA around 1800. Trying to establish whether he is the father of Carlton Harvey Campbell, of Bradford County, PA

Deborah E. Harkness, Hamilton, NY Thu, 09 Jul 1998 21:41:29 -0400
Seeking information on the family of John Wilson, one of the pioneers of Cherry Valley, NY, in an effort to determine whether Nehemiah Wilson, m. Polly Grover in Cherry Valley in 1791, is his son or some other relative.

Kelly Taft Krause, Fort Worth, Texas Sun, 12 Jul 1998 13:44:04 EDT
Looking for information on John Laird Campbell born 1798 in or around Cherry Valley, New York. Parents believed to be Silas "Sandy" Campbell and ???? Graham. They are said to have come from Belfast, Ireland, originally from Scotland.

Harold Nelsen, Paradise, CA Mon, 13 Jul 1998 17:19:30 EDT
Seeking information on George Boyle born 1815 Cherry Vallley, Otsego,NY who married Charlotte Sibley born 1822 Middlefield, Otsego, NY they were married in Napoli 1849 Cattaragus NY. George father was James Boyle and was in Cherry Valley in 1850 Census. Little is know of James.

Deb Lundquist, St. Joseph, IL - Mon, 13 Jul 1998 17:57:40 EDT
I am searching my ancestors and am now trying to find the family memebers of one of my ggggrandmothers. Her name was Rosepha Ann Comstock and she was born in Ostego County, Laurens to be exact, on 11/2/1802. Her father's name was William and he was a General in the war of 1812. She married James Tripp/Trippe on 1/4/1825 and in 1837 they moved to Wisconsin where they subsequently founded the town of Whitewater. Any help that you could give me regarding this family would be greatly appreciated.

Charline Needham; Greeneville, Tn. Tue, 14 Jul 1998 15:21:30 -0700
Looking for information on William Henry Wilsey b. 18 Aug 1830 and married Emily Phelps 1 Jan 1863, think he may have lived in Cooperstown, N.Y. His son was William J. Willsey b. 4 Feb. 1877 and married Mable Agnes Frances of E. Springfield 22 Feb. 1898. Any information would be appreciated.

Patti Graves Eugene, Or - Thu, 16 Jul 1998 23:12:25 EDT
Looking for information on James W Lincoln who lived in Worchester,Otesgo,NY in 1828 when his son Simeon Lincoln was born. He married a lady named Lucy??.Does anyone know when or where James was born and, or his parents?

Marlene Andes, Elmira, NY - Thu, 16 Jul 1998 22:42:43 EDT
John Kaple (b. Nov. 12, 1750) died in Decatur, NY in 1834. I would like to know what cemetery is he buried in. He served in the Revolutionary War and was told he was at the Battle of Bunkerhill. He was the son of Thomas and Jane Kaple. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Holly Berberich, Dolgeville,NY. - Fri, 17 Jul 1998 12:37:55 EDT
Seeking information on Daniel and Margaret (Mary) McDonough Hanlon (O'Hanlon) who came from Ireland. He worked for the Clarks on the Clark estate in Cooperstown in the early 1900s.

Virginia McCosker, Sat, 18 Jul 1998 15:08:48 -0400 (EDT)
Looking for info on AMY C. HOPKINS from Edmeston. Father and mother are SAMUAL and RHODA HOPKINS. Samual was listed in the 1870 census as 63 years old and Rhoda 61. Amy married CHARLES JOEL HOWE in 1869. Charles was from Norwich and started churches in that area of NY. Also need info on Charles Howe's parents.

Dan Touse, Maryland, NY - Sun, 19 Jul 1998 15:06:34 -0400
Seek anc/desc of Morris Murphy, @ 1740, Ire ? - 1814 m Dorothy Smith @ 1760; res Chatham, Columbia Co, NY; had John 1761; Martha 1762, m Griffen; Mary 1764, m Cornwall [Cornell; Jas 1766; Hannah 1768, m John J Bishop; Benjamin 1770, m Jemima Finch; Sarah 1772, m Loudon; Smith 1772-75; Catherine 1777, m David Bishop; Smith 1779 m Sarah Thompson; Stephen 1781; Raychel 1784, m Luther Thompson; John settled at Nassau, Rens Co; sev of his ch moved to Otsego Co; Jas, Benj, Smith & Catherine all settled MURPHY HILL, Otsego Co @ 1800; Raychel moved to Cortland Co, NY

Sharon and Tim Sagerty (unkonwon City and State) - Mon, 20 Jul 1998 23:19:15 -0700
I am looking for any link to Thomas Walker possibly in Otsego Co, NY between 1800 and 1841. Other possible links may be Sagerty, Sagathy, Davis and Halstead.

Patricia L. Eager, Evansville, IN, Tue, 21 Jul 1998 21:48:31 EDT
EAGER>br> I was told there is an Eager Cemetery in your county. If so, I'd like to know the location.

Frederick PAGE, Yorktown, VA, Fri, 24 Jul 1998 21:43:59 EDT
Looking for the birth place and parents of George W. HOLLOWAY, born 24 Nov 1798, died 1 Dec 1857 in Burlington, Otsego Co, NY Also looking for the parents of Minerva PARKER, born abt 1809, married Ezra BOLTON abt 1830, died 5 Aug 1870 in Burlington, Otsego Co, NY.

Elizabeth Knauss, Tampa, Fl Sat, 25 Jul 1998 12:27:04 -0400 (EDT)
Looking for infomation on Levi H. Pierce of Coopertown, NY married to Electa Ingalls. Daughter Cynthia Jeanette born abt. 1830, married John Fellows, and lived in Scranton Pa. Census records show a number of Levi Pierce's in Otsego in that time. Other children of Levi & Electa were Orrin, Albert, Horatio, and Louisa.

Peggy Rufner Sun Lakes, AZ -Sat, 25 Jul 1998 17:57:04 EDT
I am searching for information on a Lucy UTTER OR UTLER wh o married John JASON in about 1798. Seven of their children were born in Otsego Co. according to family records. I am searching for information relating to the origins of Lucy.

Donna S. Boyd, Sun, 26 Jul 1998 16:11:36 -0400
Charles BOOTH died in Oneonta, NY, in 1950 after living there for 32 years. According to his obituary, he had served as secretary of the F. A. Ballard Corporation, New Berlin, and had been employed by the D & H as inspector for five years. Can anyone identify for me the type of corporation F. A. Ballard was? His brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis D. Smith, resided at 2 West End Avenue in Oneonta, according to the obituary. If there are any relatives and/or descendants of the Smiths--or anyone who knows how to contact one--still living in Oneonta, I would appreciate it if they would get in touch with me.

Kathryn Whitaker, Santa Rosa, CA - Sun, 26 Jul 1998 15:14:47 -0800
I am researching the Leslie family near Cooperstown, NY. Manning Leslie was born August 13, 1800. His parents were Daniel Leslie and Bethiah Darby. I do not know where Daniel and his wife were from prior to Cooperstown area. I am trying to find out who Daniel's parents are. Apparentyl Manning and his wife, Eliza Minerva Ballou had letters from James Fennimore Cooper when he was at sea.

Carol Griswold Salli-Schenectady,NY Tue, 28 Jul 1998 19:50:39 -0400
I am searching for the ancestors of Rufus C. Willsey of Maryland,Otsego,NY who married Frances Ellen Failing in St. Johnsville,Montgomery co,NYon 4 Jul 1839. Also looking for this couples descendants. Thanks, Carol

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