Otsego County, New York queries posted since 10/11/97

Wed Oct 15 12:33:13 1997
Seeking information on Benjamin PIERCE, b. 30 Sep 1804 Otsego Co., Middlefield, NY, son of Michael (Mial) PIERCE and Isabel CHASE. Benjamin PIERCE mar Polly BOWEN b. 29 Sep 1808 Berkshire Co., Cheshire, MA d. 25 Dec 1887 Cortland Co., Homer, NY. Marriage occured on 19 Oct 1826. Interested primarily in the sibblings and ancestors of Benjamin PIERCE. PIERCE family believed to have been in the Middlefield/Cooperstown, Otsego Co., NY area from the early 1800's until the mid-1800's

Thu Oct 16 14:06:02 1997
ALDRICH/PRESSLER/COATES Charles Aldrich,b. 9 Nov, 1816 in Barnstable, MA married Isabella Pressler b. 1815 in NY in 1842 at Leon, NY. I have some info on the Aldriches, none on Presslers. Does anyone have this family? Their children were born in NY (don't know where), and all (?) moved to Illinois with Charles & Isabella by 1870. Charles' parents were Gideon and Sophia/Zerviah (Coates) Aldrich. They lived for a time in Genesee Co., and after Sophia's death Gideon and 2nd wife Betsey ? moved to Wisconsin.

Thu Oct 16 22:06:47 1997
WELCH: I am searching for a Vine WELCH and wife, Elizabeth, believed to have resided in Otsego County in 1800. I am descended from their son, Allan Hiram WELCH, born in 1803. This family emigrated to Ontario, Canada. I place them in Canada in 1826. Thank-you for any help you can provide.

Fri Oct 17 08:02:47 1997
SOWLES- Seeking info on the Sowles family, many who are buried in Mount Upton Cemetery. Charles L and Loyd E. were the sons of Calvin and Mary Catherine (Reynolds)and were born in Delaware Co. prior to moving to the Otsego Co.

Mon Oct 27 1997
ALGER Am seeking information on David Alger b.1805 m.Morilla Brownb.1819 lived Hartwick,Milford or Oneonta Left N.Y settled in Michigan in 1830's or 40's Signed for land Oct.10 1842 Genesee land office Genesee co. Mi.lived Tyrone Township Livingston County Michigan in 1880 with son Lewis At that time David was 75 Morilla 61 Would like other sibs of Lewis ALger Also any brothers or sisters of David and Morilla Their parents etc. I wasn't raised an Alger so my first hand Knowledge is sketchy but I haveEvery thing on my line in Michigan since 1840 and would be happy to share. Chester Alger Chester is my legal name. I am known as Fred}CHESTER ALGER 5020 PARKLANE HARRISON MI 48625

I live in Georgia-Tuesday, October 28, 1997 8:59 PM
ACKLEY - Searching for parents and siblings of Lewis ACKLEY, born in Otsego County in 1806. Was in Licking County, Ohio before 1831 and moved to Morgan (now Noble) County, Ohio in that year. Married Mariah GRACE who was born in Philadelphia, PA. Their children's names are Samuel, Eli, Mary, M. Miranda who married Samuel Noble, William, Washington, Emaline and Columbus.

- from Toronto, Canada - Tuesday, October 28, 1997 2:50 PM
I am researching HOKE family history in Otsego & Montgomery Counties, NY. Currently, I am hoping to contact any active Hoke family member or researcher, who is resident in the area, and would be most pleased to trade info. Looking for any available list of family members buried in Hoke Cemetery, NW of Otsego Lake, and data on Cornelius Hoke, 1818-1880, s/o John & Dolly Hoke, m. Delia Bush abt 1840, in Springfield, Otsego. All contacts replied to.

Kalamazoo, MITuesday, October 28, 1997 2:20 PM
ALLEN and BUTTERFIELD Look for information on Silas Allen, b: abt 1779, Berkshire Co, MA, d: 27 Jan 1848, Russia Township, Lorain Co, OH, m: bef 1805, Louise Butterfield, d: abt 1811, NY Silas Allens father was Barnabas Allen, (Rev War), b: 28 Apr 1741. Rehoboth, Bristol Co, MA, d: abt 1800, Springfield, Otsego Co, NY

Wednesday, October 29, 1997 8:49 PM
Surnames I am researching: MATTESON RICHMOND BAILEY Would like any info on these surnames from Otsego Co, NY. Especially info on Asa MATTESON b. abt 1775 married Elizabeth RICHMOND. They lived and died in Exeter twp, but were born in RI. Thanks, Betty Matteson Rhodes


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