Otsego County, New York queries posted 11/01/98 - 11/30/98

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Sun, 1 Nov 1998 10:43:22 EST
I rcently was given some information from a very kind soul and am trying to see how they connect to my Lockwood lines. I am looking for information on Alexander H. Lockwood born in Cherry Valley. His parents are: Harry Lockwood and Jessie Van Derwerker. He married Bertha M. Klossnor of Cherry Valley. They eventually moved to Sharon Springs. One of the witnesses was my great Uncle Chester Lockwood. I am also looking for information on Lucy Lockwood whose parents were Grant Lockwood and Ida Vanderpool. She married Harry Van Dusen of Milford (it was his 2nd marriage as he was a widower). If anyone has any history on these Lockwood lines, please let me know!

Sun, 1 Nov 1998 14:21:24 EST
Looking for information regarding parents of Susan BOWEN (b 1815) who was married to William H. Harrison. Susan was born in Laurens, Otsego Co. Her parents were born in Rhode Island. Father may be Amos or Asa BOWEN. According to "The History Of Laurens Township" Thomas, Abel, Asa, Amos and Darius Bowen migrated to Otsego County in 1795 and 1796. They were Quakers. According to the 1850 census an Amos Bowen (b Rhode Island) 59 years old also an Asa Bowen (b Rhode Island) 64 years old. Need connection to Susan BOWEN.

Mon, 02 Nov 1998 22:33:58 +0000
Would appreciate any info on Jerome Clark who lived in Hartwick c. 1820-1860. His house and lot appear on an early Hartwick plat at the North end of town.

Thu, 5 Nov 1998 18:56:19 EST
Would like to find any information for Rev. Samuel Dunlop and his wife Elizabeth Gault. They lived at Cherry Valley from 1741-1778. My line is from their son, Samuel and his first wife, Lucy Howard. I am also searching for the names of Rev. Samuel Dunlop and Elizabeth Gault's parents and their lines back to Ireland and Scotland. I would appreciate hearing from any other descendants.

Thu, 5 Nov 1998 19:11:00 -0800
Seeking information on Charles Levi HAVENS, b.Sep 1866, Erwin, Steuben Co. wife Jessie M. UNK. one known child, W. Lewis, b.Oct 1893. (from 1900 census Edmiston, Otsego Co.). Charles is listed in a sisters obituary in 1947. She died in my parents home in Akron OH. Her name Auril HAVENS RENFRO.b. 1871, d. 04 Mar 1947, buried Coopers Plains Steuben Co. Any information will be greatly appreciated. Jean M Bruce

Fri, 6 Nov 1998 19:12:39 EST
Information is requested about Orrin T. Welch and wife, Martha A who resided in the Town of Otsego(?) or the Town of Brookfield, Madison Co. (1854). Children were named in deed to family burying ground in 1854 in Lot 78 Town Of Brookfield ..Amos D., Adolphus, Welcome, Denslow(my great grandfather), Mrs. Wm. Manchester, Mrs. Isaac Terry, Mrs. Charles Terry, Mrs. Francis Burdick, Mrs. Wm.(Julia) Talcott) and Mrs. Calvin (Edith) Bates. This Orrin T. Welch is not the one listed in the 1850 and 1860 US Census Indexes. Age wise he should have been born in the later 1700's as Welcome Welch was born in 1808.

Sat, 07 Nov 98 14:21:25 PST
"Mathew J. SPENCER b 1790 Otsego Twp NY" says Clark Co, Oh History. D 1824 @34yrs Harmony Twp, Clark Oh. m Abigail RICE (b 1793 NY-d 1872 Harmony Clark Oh). Dh; Alex'r(oldest ? b 1814 Oh). Fannie, Angeline, Mary Maria, Julia, and Matthew J.Jr (my 2nd GGf) Children born Clark Co Oh-to Champaign Co, Il 1840s. Any info appreciated.

Sat, 7 Nov 1998 14:54:57 EST
Looking for a Ray and Nellie Church in Oneonta. Nellie's maiden name may be Lockwood...she died recently although I don't know how recently. If anyone knows of Nellie please let me know..she would be my great aunt. Thanks!

Sat, 07 Nov 1998 16:11:58 -0700 (MST)
TOBEY, STEPHEN and his son, JOSEPH. A Stephen Tobey was the son of Zacchaeus number 2. Stephen died in 1808; had a son, Joseph. Need information on where Joseph went. Trying to tie in our Joseph who was in Norwich with this Joseph, whom we believe to be the same person. Joseph was born ca 1805.

Mon, 9 Nov 1998 00:44:18 -0800
I have a Stevens family bible that has only the surname KRONKITE listed. Other names shown are: Samuel GILES & Catherine YOUNGHEN. The only KRONKITE's I can locate seem to have lived someplace in Otsego Co. US Census Index for 1800 list a Elijah, Henry, Samuel & Stephen. Anyone out there familiar with the name? I believe KRONKITE somehow related to STEVENS family. Appreciate any info you might have. Thank you.

Tue, 10 Nov 1998 10:42:45 EST
Looking for William and Mary E. Fink with children Harry, Benjamin and Lewis from Maryland Town. He worked as a farmer.

Wed, 11 Nov 1998 08:07:54 -0500
Seeking any information on Franklin Williams born 1827 in Plainfield, New York. Parents Raymond Williams JR and Eunice Eastman. Would like to validate birth place and/or siblings.

Wed, 18 Nov 1998 22:11:15 EST
Seaching for parents of Jacob Sammons b. May 1788 NY; d. 1859 Sumnerville (Cass) MI. He md. (1) 16 Feb 1812 Cherry Valley (Otsego) NY, Miranda Sammons b. 27 Oct 1792 Fonda (Montgomery) NY; d. ca 1816 NY, the daughter of Cornelius & Margaret (Potter) Sammons. Miranda and Jacob were first cousins and had 3 children. Cornelius (father of Miranda and uncle of Jacob) was a Revolutionary War soldier and was b. 25 Sep 1750 Shawangank (Ulster) NY. His pension papers mention cousins, Benjamin Sammons of Shawangank and John Sammons of Deer Park, NY.

Thu, 19 Nov 1998 21:04:34 EST
Tubbs/ Hanford
I am looking for names on my line out of NY, Westford, Otsego Co (therehin 1820): Samuel Tubbs and Tamsin Abbey line (b.1774, MA or Canaan Dist NY), Tamsin b.1767(MA), Living in Worchester NY before 1810 . Specifically interested in his son Nathaniel, b. at Worchester 14 June 1796, and his wige Mary Platt Hanford Tubbs Carsner, b. 1800. We need more information on Mary Platt Hanford , where born, especially her parents name , etc. We know where she died and her next marriage to Samuel Carsner. Please let me know if you have ANY information on her and her parentege. Thank You. Will share any information I have on the Tubbs line with anyone it may help. Aldene Rasmussen

Fri, 20 Nov 1998 18:07:46 EST
Looking for more info. on Andre Renouard, wife Marguerite, son Andre Jr wife Rhoda, started first settlement 1770 at Elm Grove with Louis and Paschal Franchot (also related) at Louisville, orginally from somewhere in France.

Fri, 20 Nov 1998 20:02:56 -0600
John Wendell m. Hannah Van den Burg 10/29/1754 at Schaghticoke, NY. Settled in Warren, Herkimer Co. about 1792, then moved to Richfield Springs. Died in Ostego Co. 3/6/1824. Does anyone have sources for his move and his death? Would appreciate your information.

Gordon Grundy, Orange, CT - gwgrundy@snet.net
Am seekinginformation about BELCHER family in Cherry Valley. Elijah BELCHER seems to have arrived in 1797 only to have wife Lydia die in 1801. He then married Elizabeth Putnam from Pomfret CT. Did he then move to Oneida Co? Several BELCHER's are also in the Cherry Valley cemetery.

Sat, 21 Nov 1998 18:45:24 -0500
Looking for information on Ezree and Rebecca Fuller who I believe were living in Pittsfield in the 1820-30 timeframe. Their son Hawley was born in 1821 in the Pittsfield, Otsego Co, Chenango Co. area. Have good info on Hawley's descendents.

Sat, 21 Nov 1998 18:45:24 -0500
Looking for information on and ancesters of Asa Jackson who was living in New Lisbon/Butternuts area of Otsego Co. from 1808 at least until 1840. Had at least two children, Asa b. 1821, and Sarah b.1822, d.1885. Sarah's death cert indicates her mothers name was Suseu. Have good info on both children's descendents. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Sat, 21 Nov 1998 18:45:24 -0500
Looking for information and ancestery of a Russel (b. 1bt 1791 Conn.) and Sarah (Edwards) (b. 1794. Vt or Penn.) Coleman who were living in town of Burlington, Otsego Co. in 1827, when their son John was born, thru at least 1850. Have good info on John's descendents. Any info you may have would be appreciated.

Sat, 21 Nov 1998 18:45:24 -0500
Looking for location of Greenwood cemetery. Believe in Pittsfield, Otsego Co. N.Y. area. Thanks

Sun, 22 Nov 1998 00:16:48 -0600
I am looking for information regarding Abel LYON and his wife Mary ( ). They are enumerated in Ostego Twp. in the 1790 and 1800 census. Any information is appreciated.

Tue, 24 Nov 1998 13:04:04 -0500
Any information on Thomas or Stephen Pratt, both born 1790-1800 in MA (CT?), subsequently setted in Otsego Co. Names appear in Middlefield section of census records. Also son of Thomas Farrand Pratt and any siblings. Trying to connect to other Pratts in Otsego Co. as well as to original settlers in New England

Wed, 25 Nov 1998 12:42:35 -0500
Researching the name "CONGDON" in Springfield, Otsego County. John, Joseph and Smith CONGDON are listed in the 1850 census, a J. CONGDON is listed on the 1868 atlas. Is John CONGDON the father of Smith CONGDON? Also, is there are relationship to the CONGDONs in Litchfield, Herkimer County?

Wed, 25 Nov 1998 19:18:02 -0800
I am looking for information regarding Hamilton COLEMAN of Richfield Springs ca 1860's and his wife Nancy WOODARD, sister of my 2grgf, Calvin WOODARD who was b 1813 and baptised at Lutheran St Pauls Church, Minden, Montgomery county, as was his brother Henry WOODARD in 1810. I have Information saying Calvin and Nancy WOODARD's ggf was of the MAYBIE and HOUSE line. Any help or ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Fri, 27 Nov 98 08:51:22 PST
I am seeking the descendents of Walter O'CONNOR. He was 5 years old at the time of the 1910 NY census (taken 22 Apr 1910 for Delaware County.) He was born in Delhi, New York. His mother was my great aunt, Mary A. MEEHAN O'CONNOR. In 1910 he resided with his mother and grandparents (Patrick and Mary MEEHAN) in Delhi, NY. He subsequently lived in Unadilla. I am creating a MEEHAN family tree and have information to share as well as questions to ask.

Fri, 27 Nov 1998 22:51:03 -0500 (EST)
Looking for more information concerning Elizabeth Ellis born September 19, 1827 in Otsego Co., NY, daughter of Benjamin and Lydia Ellis.

Sun, 29 Nov 1998 08:41:15 EST
Have the following Otsego families from Plainfield, Edmeston, Burlington early 1800's. Will share data. BASS, HUNTLEY, SAUNDERS, COLBURN, HULBERT, SHELDON, PALMER, McFARLAND, LOOMIS, FISHER.

Looking for the parents of VALENTINE HILL born October 31, 1790 married EDNA ARANT. Any information would be appreciated. Return to Otsego County NY query page.