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Allen, John J
Allen, John J
Allen, John J. p.o. Maine, born in Maine in 1838, wife, Lettie Smith, daughter of Renny and Joanna ( Carley ) Smith, born in Lisle in 1856, married in 1876, one son, J. Renny S. Allen, born in 1883. Parents, Ebenzer and Oladine ( Spencer ) Allen, natives of Otsego County, settled in Maine in 1846, children, Deborah Jane, Sally M., Belden, John J., Spencer and Ebenzer.
Andrews, Eugene M.
Andrews, Eugene M. p.o. Maine, born in Collinsville, Conn. in 1843 , deputy, postmaster, supervbisor and general merchant; wife, Eliza Robinson, of Union, born in 1846, married in 1867 , one child, Elma G. Parents, Frederick N. and Julia ( Merritt ) Andrews, the former of Vermont and the latter of Conn., settled in Maine in 1846; children, Erastus M., Edwin F., Elmer L., Mary, Warren, Eugene M., Julia and Addie J., Erastus M. died at age nineteen.
Ashley, William H.
Ashley, William H. born in Windham County, Conn.in 1811; wife, Amelia M. Arnold, daughter of Captain Orange H. and Elizabeth ( Hull ) Arnold, who settled in Maine in 1829, born in 1820, married in 1839; children, Anna Eliza married Luther M. Turner, Frank D., married Delphine Clark, De Ett H. married Charles Slepper and Rilla A. married William E. Dyer Parents, Benjamin and Betsey ( Robins ) Ashley, natives of Conn., settled in Maine in 1836, the former died in 1851, the latter in 1857.
Bean ,William F.
Bean ,William F. p.o. Maine, born in Maine in 1833; wife Jane Morrison, daughter of James and Isabella ( Cady ) Morrison, both of Ireland, born in Schoharie County in 1833, married in 1854, children, Mary E., Fred C., Carrie I., Scone E., Frank D. and Lina L. William F. , enlisted in the 16th battery in 1862, was postmaster, highway commissioner, town clerk and blacksmith. Parents, Frederick Bean and Rachel (Campbell,) the former of Berkshire County, Mass, the latter died in 1836, leaving one son; William Frederick , married for second wife, Lucy Muzzy and had three more children.
Benton, Leroy F.
Benton, Leroy F. p.o. Maine, born in Maine in 1851; wife, Helen Davis, daughter of John T. and Mary ( Pollard ) Davis, born in Maine in 1855, married in 1878, one child, Ethel, born in 1881. Parents, John W. and Rosella ( Leadbetter ) Benton, the former born in 1819, the latter in Mass. in 1817, children, Leroy M. and Charles D.. Grandparents, James and Salinda ( Snow ) Benton, who settled in county in 1840 and had four children.
Boughton, Warren p.o. East maine, born in Schoharie County in 1838; wife, Mary L. Wheaton, daughter of Calvin and Rachel Wheaton of Broome County, born in 1840, married in 1860, children Sarah, Elmer and Homer. Parents, John C. and Maria Jane Stocking, married in Schoharie County and settled in 1847, children, seven .
Brooks, Levi L.
Brooks, Levi L. p.o. Maine, born in Lisle in 1830,; first wife, Marietta Wood of Nanticoke ,who died in 1882 leaving one son, Joseph A. ; second wife, Mrs. Kate A. (Roe) Martin of Chenango, Broome County, NY, , one child by former marriage, George Martin. Parents, Bethuel and Polly ( Hadley ) Brooks, the former of Mass., the latter of Vermont, settled in Maine in 1820 and died in Maine. Bethuel was a local preacher in Broome, Chenango and Cortland Counties.
Brown, Judson T.
Brown, Judson T. p.o. Union Center, born in Tioga County in 1826, married 1854 to Mary E. Pitkin, daughter of Chester Pitkin born in Maine in 1831, she died in 1873, children, Charlotte E. married C.H.Jenison of Binghamton, Ettie C. married R.W. Curtis, Minnie S. and Henry A. who live in Denver, Col. Second wife, Charlotte Pitkin, sister of the first wife, born in Maine in 1835, married in 1874; children, Martha V., Orvilla P. and Genevieve V. Parents, Thomas P. Brown born in Vermont in 1781 and Polly Burgit born in Mass. in 1784, married in Sherburne, NY in 1806, move to Tioga County; children, five, two moved to Minnesota. The father died in Newark Valley, NY in 1841, the mother in Minnesota in 1869.
Butler, Dr. William
Butler, Dr. William p.o. Maine, physician and surgeon, one of twelve children of Jonathan and Lois ( Kidder ) Butler, was born in Lyndesboro, New Hampshire in 1831; first wife, Nancy Smith of New Hampshire, married in 1830 and died in 1850 leaving one child, William Morris Butler. Second wife, Mrs. Lydia ( Payne ) King, daughter of Chauncey and Sarah Payne, who settled in East Maine in 1837. Dr. Butler devoted himself to his practice in Maine for over fifty years and had a very extensive practice.William M. graduated from Hamilton College in 1870 and the College of Physicians and Surgeon's in New York City in 1873. After nine years experience at the State Homeopathic Assylum for the insane in Middletown, NY and one years study in Europe, he settled in Brooklyn where he enjoyed an extensive practice.
Chauncey, Russell p.o. East Maine, blacksmith, born in Maine in 1844; wife, Louisa Russell, daughter of Oliver and Esther V. Russell of Maine, born in 1841, married in 1865; children, James R., Fanny, Linda, Charles L., and Israel O. Parents, Russell, a native of Columbia County and Euralia ( Crane ) Chauncey, a native of Berkshire County, Mass.settled in Maine in 1834; children, Joseph, Jane, Betsey, Emelissa, Russell F., Louisa, Roseph, and William H. Joseph died in 1872, leaving widow and one child.
Councilman, Adelbert. G.
Councilman, Adelbert. G. p.o. Maine, born in Nanticoke in 1842, settled in county in 186;wife, Josephene Stevens, of Spafford, Onondaga County, born in 1849, married in 1866; children, Philip E., Frank B., Lovina A., Alive B., Fred and Harry. Parents, Philip and Patience ( Wilkinson ) Councilman the former born in Nanticoke in 1809, died in 1878, the latter born in Fall River, Mass. in 1807, died in1878; children, Hester E., John W., Catherine C., A.G., Caroline M. and Ezra. Adelebert G. built a steam sawmill of sixty horsepower and dealt in all classes of lumbering.
Couse, Moses W.
Couse, Moses W. p.o. Maine, born in Davenport, Delaware County in 1820; wife Sarah Ann Curtis, daughter of Asa and Roxanna ( Barnes ) Curtis, natives of Mass., who settled in Maine about 1800; children, Christian, Asa, Nancy C., Morrell, Irving, Carrie and Addie. Parents, Christian and Belinda ( Adams ) Couse, the former of Dutchess County, married in Davenport, died in Otsego County.
Crafts, Dr. Edward G.
Crafts, Dr. Edward G. p.o. East Maine, born in Cherry Valley in 1821; wife, Susan P. Doubleday, daughter of Dr. Ammi and Susan ( Pierce ) Doubleday , born in Bighanton in 1822, married in 1856; children, Susan D. and Cornelia Pope. Dr. Edward was a graduate of Geneva Medical College in 1853, began his practice on Vanderbuilt's line of steamships, and located in Binghamton in 1856, upon retiring he turned to farming and raising of fine blooded stock.
Curtis, Asa U.
Curtis, Asa U. p.o. Maine, born in Tioga County in 1844; wife, Mary F. Lewis, daughter of Charles and Fanny ( Taylor ) Lewis ; children, Mary Louise and Frances Nell. Parents, Luke and Emily ( Ufford ) Curtis, the former born in 1811, and died in 1878, the latter born in 1815, died in 1874. Grandparents, Asa and Roxanna ( Barnes ) Curtis, natives of Mass. who married and settled in Maine in 1800, children, nine.
Curtis, Henry S.
Curtis, Henry S. p.o. Maine, born in Union in 1849, town clerk, supervisor and salesman for Taylor Bro's. Parents, Warner and Elizabeth D. ( Herning ) Curtis, the former born in 1815, the latter in 1819, married in 1847, one son, Henry S. Grandparents, Asa and Roxanna ( Barnes ) Curtis.
Curtis, John C.
Curtis, John C. p.o. Maine, born in Stockbridge, Berkshire county, Mass. in 1802, was supervisor, assessor and justice of peace; first wife, Bethia Monroe of Suffield, Conn. born in 1803, married in 1824, settled in Maine in 1825, died 1865; children, Cyrus M., Elbridge, Watson, Rodney, Mary Dewey, and Ellen; second wife, Orilla Slosson of Maine, born in 1814, married in 1865.
Dayton, Albert B.
Dayton, Albert B. p.o. Maine, born in Jefferson, Schoharie County in 1820; wife, Elvira E. Hatheway, daughter of Dexter and Sally ( Hooker ) Hatheway , natives of Mass., who settled in Maine in 1837; born in Mass. in 1825, married in 1845; one child, Helen M. born in 1846. Parents, Mathew and Annis ( Beard ) Dayton, the former of Conn., the latter of Mass., children, eleven.
Delano, Marshal p.o. Maine, born in Maine in 1816, town clerk, assessor, school superintendent ; first wife, Lydia Gibson who died 1850, leaving two children, : Theron who died in 1860 age 21 and Alma who married Major O.E. Hine; second wife, Lucy Jane Moors, of New Hampshire, born in 1822, married in 1852, one child, Mary born in 1862. Parents, Moses and Anna Delano.
DeLano, Moses p.o. Maine, born in Conn. October 6, 1788, highway commissioner, assessor, settled in Maine in 1812, married September 19, 1815, Anna Slosson, born in Greenville, Green County in 1797; children, Marshal born in 1816, Caroline born in 1819, married Lewis Tyrell and Aaron born in 1826 Eliza Bunnell.
Dewey, Eugene B.
Dewey, Eugene B. p.o. Union Center, merchant miller, born in Greene County in 1852; wife, Cornelia Bartholomew, married in 1852; children, Lindsley, Fay and a baby. Parents, Anson and ______(Fink,) Dewey who settled in Broome in 1860, the mother died leaving children, Martin, Pembrook, Clarence, Eugene B. and Ellen.
Fisher, James born in Hillsberg, New Hampshire in 1782, died in 1870; wife, Anna Berton of New Hampshire, settled in Maine in 1829; children, Chastina, James, Margaret J. , John , Ann who married O.J. Slosson and died in 1874 and Jonathan B. who married Charlotte Howard and died in 1876.
Flint, William J.
Flint, William J. born in New Hampshire in 1815, settled in Maine in 1827, died in 1885; wife, Annis Marean, daughter of Henry and Chloe ( Delano ) Marean, born in 1817, married in 1836; one child, Esther J. born in 1839 who married Charles G. Bowers. Parents, William B. and Jane M. ( Whitcomb ) Flint, natives of New Hampshire, the latter died in 1818.
Gates, Ransom T.
Gates, Ransom T. p.o. Maine, physician and surgeon, a graduate of Geneva Medical College in 1867, studied for the ministry and was a Baptist cleryman,; wife, Sarah M. Turner, born in Virgil in 1824, married in 1841; children, Eliza Lucretia born in 1843 , married first, Samuel Perry, then DR. S.P. Alllen ; Josephene M. born in 1852 married Dr. D. Cooley, then Elmer M. Eston.
Guy, Dr. Clement N.
Guy, Dr. Clement N. p.o. Maine, physician and surgeon, born in Cherry Valley, NY in 1840, studied medicine in Middlefield, Otsego County , graduated from Chicago Medical University in 1883.. Settled in Davenport, Delaware County in 1867, where he began practice of medicine and moved to Maine in 1869 where he continued the practice of medicine and surgery.
Harper, Edgar G.
Harper, Edgar G. p.o. Binghamton, born in Windsor in 1827; wife, Emma R. Twinning, born in 1837, married in 1854, died in 1883; children, Frederick B. and Carrie L. Parents, George, Jr. and Sally P. ( Butler ) Harper, the former born in Delaware County in 1793 and died 1859, the latter born in 1801, married in 1818; children, six.
Hickok, Marvin S.
Hickok, Marvin S. p.o. Maine, born in Jefferson, Schoharie County,in 1812; wife, Lydia Barnum, born in Jefferson in 1816, married 1839; children, Wealthy, Oreline and Hattie. Parents, Benjamin and Polly ( Guernsey ) Hickok, children six.
Hogg, William 2nd.
Hogg, William 2nd. p.o. East Maine, born in Parish Ettric, County Selkirk, Scotland, in 1815; first wife, Mary Watson of Greene, Chenango County, married in 1843; one son, William D.; second wife, Elizabeth Hogg, born in Scotland in 1815, married in 1848; children, James born in 1850, Samuel O. born in 1852, Christina born in 1855, Laidlaw R. born in 1857, Andrew J. born in 1859, and Walter Scott born in 1864. Parents, David and Ellen (Oliver) Hogg, natives of Scotland, married in 1800, left Sir Walter Scott's Abbotsford, being a sheppard there 15 years.Shipped for New York in 1834, settled in Greene Chenango County in 1834, settled in Maine in 1839.
Hogg, James p.o. West Chenango, born in Roxburyshire, Scotland in 1825, came from Scotland with his parents in 1834, settled in Main ein 1848; wife, Salina Lovisa Hough, born in 1831, married 1852; children, David O. born 1853, Nellie D. born in 1857, Henry A. born in 1859, Maggie B. born in 1871 Partents, David and Nellie ( Oliver ) Hogg, natives of Scotland.; children, Robert, Samuel, William, Isabella, Margaret and James.
Hogg, William p.o. East Maine, born in Upper Phawhope, Parish Ettrick, County Selkirk, Scotland, in 1807, justice of peace, for thirty years; wife, Mary Ann Young, married in 1839,died in 1883; children, Robert born in 1845 married Amelia L. Fuller and Thomas born in 1847. Parents, Robert and Elizabeth ( Oliver ) Hogg. William and James came to America in 1830 and settled in Montgomery County for two years.
Holden, Oren p.o. Maine, born in Maine in 1842, constable, commissioner of highways, collector, supervisor and member of the Assembly.; wife, Mariette Tripp, born in Maine in 1845, married in 1868, daughter of A.N. and Sarah ( O'Brien ) Tripp. Parents, Isaac and Sally ( Potter ) Holden, the latter died in 1842, children, nine; second wife, Harriet Howard, married in 1843, died in 1884, leaving one son. Grandparents, William and Prudence Holden, natives of Conn., the former , a ship builder died in 1869, the latter died in 1852.
Howard, James M.
Howard, James M. p.o. Miane, born in Maine in 1808; wife, Maria Lyon, daughter of Asa and Olive (Adams) Lyon, married in Mass., settled in Barker in 1813. Olive was born in Barker in 1813, marrie din 1834; children, nine. Parents, Amos and Polly (Ward) Howard, the former of New London, Conn., the latter of Mass., settled in Broome County in 1794, children, ten.
Ketchum, Ephraim p.o. Maine, born in Cortland County in 1820, was justice of peace , highway commissioner and owner of the Ketchum House Hotel; wife, Julia Hatheway, daughter of David and Eliza (Church) Hatheway, nayives of Mass., born in Mass. in 1826, married in 1846, one daughter, Lala married Henry Marean in 1865, died in 1866, leaving one daughter, Lala. Parents, Ithamer and Azuby (Dowd) Ketchum.
Knapp, Peter p.o. West Chanango, farmer and breeder of blooded stock, born in Lisle in 1820; wife, Cornelia Nash, married in 1849; children, Helen L., married Elton D. Garrett, Henry A married Lillie L. Logan of Pa., Samuel E., married Anna Niebell, Mary A., Carrie E. and Jennie. Parents, Henry and Anna (Harris) Knapp of Dutchess County , married in 1817, settled in Barker in 1817; children, nine.
Leadbetter, William L.
Leadbetter, William L. p.o. Maine, born in Berkshire, Mass. in 1815; wife, Catharine A. Barnum, born in 1816, married in 1835; children, Savilla born in 1840, Carrie E. born in 1843, Orissa L. born in 1845, Deloss D. born in 1848, Velma R.born in 1853, Earl C. born in 1858, Bingley, who died in early youth, and Fostena A. born in 1836(?).
Lewis, Benjamin F
Lewis, Benjamin F. p.o. Maine, born in Rhode Island in 1808; wife, Catherine Berry, born in Rhode Island in 1816, married in 1836, daughter of Samuel F. and Lucy Berry, who settled and died in Steuben County. Parents, Thompson and Sophia (Hale) Lewis , natives of Conn., the former was an early sea catpain. Benjamin F. Lewis formed a partnerhsip with Robert Densmore and Baker L. Taylor in the merchantile trade and became known as the Taylor Brothers when Mr. Lewis retired.
Lincoln, William p.o. Maine, born in Windsor , Windham County, Conn. in 1810, settled in Maine in 1837, began a merchatile business dealing with all kinds of goods wanted by a farmimg community, owned a valuable tract of coal land in West Virginia; first wife. Harriet Ashley, born in 1813, married 1834, died in 1841; second wife, Laura Randele of Lisle,born in 1825, married in 1842; children, Georgianna, William O., and Charles E. Parents, David and Clarissa Lincoln of Conn.
Marean, Chesterp.o. Maine, born in Union in 1842; wife, Arvilla Taylor, daughter of Josiah and Phoebe (Butterfield) Taylor born in Hancock, New Hampshire in 1818, married in Maine in 1839; children, Henrietta, Josiah Taylor, Laura A., Ada, and Jessie. Parnets, Henry and Chloe (Delano) Marean, the former a native of Mass. born in 1777, died in this county age 77, the latter of Conn., married in Maine in 1812,; children, Francis H., Chester, Annis, Esther, Emaline, Louisa J., Thomas and Marvin C., who resided in Illinois.
Marean, Hon. Henry
Marean, Hon. Henry p.o. Maine, merchant, born in Maine in 1842, was graduated from Binghamton Commercial College, postmaster and supervisor and elected to the Assembly; wife, Lala H. T. Ketchum born in Tioga County in 1847, married in 1865, died the same year; second wife, Maria Bronk born in Knox, Albany County in 1849, married in 1865; children, Nina E., Allyn L., Bessie L., and Henry E. Parents, Francis and Sarah (Moores) Marean, the former born in Maine in 1813, married in 1836; children, Lucy, Henry, Marcus M., Arthur E., and Minnie . Grandparents, Henry and Chloe (Delano) Marean, the former of Mass., the latter of Conn.
Marean, William A
Marean, William A. p.o. Maine, born in 1831; wife, Deborah Jane Allen, daughter of Ebenezer and Odaline (Spencer) Allen, who settled in Maine in 1836, born in Otsego County in 1829, married in 1855; children, nine. Parnets, Joseph and Joanna (Bundy) Marean, natives of New York, who settled west of Union about 1844; children, four; Grandparents, Thomas and Esther (Patterson) Marean, natives of Mass., settled west of Binghamton.
Norton, Enos p.o. Lamb's Corners, farmer, owns 218 acres, born in Maine in 1838, enlisted in the 16th N.Y. Independent Battery of Light Artillery in 1861; wife, Mary Richards, born in Otsego County in 1842, married in 1867; children, Martha born in 1868, Joseph G. born in 1874 and Mary E. born in 1876. Grandparents, Isaac and Ruth (Adkins) Norton the former died in 1878 and the latter in 1860; Greta Grandfather, Benjamin Norton who settled in Union in 1794.
North, Anthony W.
North, Anthony W. p.o. East Maine, born in Lincolnshire, England in 1814, settled in Susquehanna County, Pa. in 1817, assessor and postmaster; wife, Sarah Jane Briggs, daughter of Philo and Sarah Briggs born at Silver Lake, Pa. in 1817, married in 1844, settled East Maine in 1843; children, Anthony, Jr., Philo B., George, William and Hannah S. Parents, Anthony, Sr. and Hannah ( Whiting ) North, married in England, the former died in 1867, the latter in 1870, children, nine.
Pollard, Frank M.
Pollard, Frank M. p.o. Maine, born in Maine in 1857; wife, Isabella Smith,born in Union in 1854, married in 1879; children, Eddie and Ethel; parents, Lyman and Adelia (Brown) Pollard, the former born in New Hampshire in 1809 and died in 1876, the latter born in 1813; children, eight, William C., Emeline, Phoebe, Lucy, Sarah, Goerge, Charles and Frank M.. Lymna was one of the founders of the Merchants National Bank of Binghamton and an extensive wood and lumber dealer.
Riley, George W.
Riley, George W. p.o. Maine carpenter and builder, born in Otsego County in 1832; wife, Lucy Bicknell, faughter of Dainey and Ann Bicknell , born in 1834, married in 1855; children, Ida A. and Judson H. Parnets, Thomas and Mary ( Smith ) Riley, natives of England, married and settled in Otsego County in 1820 and in Broome in 1846, the former died in 1867, the latter in 1860; children, fourteen.
Rhodes, George p.o. Easr Maine, born in Jefferson County in 1818 son of William and Maria (Luther) Rhodes; wife, Nancy Patchin, daughter of Caleb and Amanda Patchin, born in Schoharie County in 1827, married in1847; children, Amanda M., Lathan, Jennie M., Caleb C., Jurin, Lucinda O., William, Lorien, and Rhoda E.
Stoddard, Charles H.
Stoddard, Charles H. p.o. Glen Aubrey, born in Nanticoke in 1834; wife, Sophia Cary, daughter of Thomas and Rebecca (Osborne) Cary, natives of Mass., born in Nanticoke in 1842, married in 1866,one son, Harry B. Stoddard born in 1868. Parnets, Harry B. and Sarah (Hasbrook) Stoddard, the former born in Conn. in 1794 and died in 1865, the latter of Ulster County born in 1807 and died in 1881; children, Charles H., Mary J., and James B. Grandparents, James and Minerva (Bird) Stoddard, natives of Conn.
Smith, George B.
Smith, George B. p.o. Maine, born in Union in1839, highway commissioner, and held other district offices, Parents, George W. and Sarah A,(Swift) Smith, the former of Long Island, born in 1809, the latter born in Seneca County in 1815, married in 1838; children nine.
Southerland Henry N.
Southerland Henry N. p.o. Maine, born September 15, 1831; wife, Rhoda Howard, daughter of James M. and Maria (Lyon) Howard, born in Maine September 9, 1836, married in 1861. Parents, Amos and Eunice (Howard) Southerland, the former of Cooperstown, died in 1832 leaving two sons Bishop and Henry M.
Shafer, Peter C.
Shafer, Peter C. p.o. Eat Maine, born in Berne, Albany County, NY in 1833; wife, Eliza Dillon, of Cayuaga County, born in 1830, married in 1852, died in 1876; children, Frank P., Thomas L., Mary E., Phoebe, Florence, Ira, Ida M. and Leone; second wife, Eliza Fairfield, of Onondaga County, born in1840, married in 1878. Parents, Rev. Thomas and Eve (Werner) Shafer, natives of Albany County, the former born in 1806, the latter in 1805, married in 1825; children, Mary E., John H., Ira, Peter C.Emma E., and Goerge W. Ira was a lawyer in New York City , admitted to the bar in 1852.
Wescott, Nicholas, p.o. Union Center, born in Schenectedy County in 1828, settled in Broome in 1849, constable and justice of peace; wife, Margaret Cormick, born in Guilderland in 1827, married in 1848; children, Frederick, Frank, Willie, Mary Jane, Hannah, Delephine, Ida, Sarah, Martha and Nora. Parents, Major and Angelica (Van Patten) Wescott,
Wilson, Joseph B.
Wilson, Joseph B. p.o. Maine, born in Schoharie County in 1820; wife, Hannah Greene, daughter of John R. and Ann Jane (Millard) Green who settled in county in 1821, born in Rhode Island in 1818, married in 1846; children, Juliette, Delos, Delephine and Josephene. Parents, John, Jr. and Naomi (Barlow) Wilson, the former of Green County , the latter of Dutchess county, married in Schoharie county; children, Joseph B., Betsey, Daniel and Barlow.
Willis, Abner p.o. Union Center, born in Broome County in 1829; wife Rhoda Moors, daughter of Ransom and Mary ( Bradley ) Moors born in Union in 1840, married in 1858; children Ransom Werne and Jessie Abram. Parents, Abram and Laura (Brink) Willis, the former born in Vestal in 1800, the latter in Hooper in 1805; children, ten.
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