EARLY SETTLERS of ASHFORD, CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, NEW YORK
From: Historical Gazetteer and Biographical Memorial, ed by William Adams, pub 1893.
BARGY, JACOB (in War of 1812)
BONSTEEL, HENRY (son of Philip)
FRANK, JACOB H. (Son of Henry)
FRANK, ANDREW (son of Henry) (served in War of 1812)
FRANK, HENRY (from Herkimer Co. NY, came with sons)
HUFSTADER, JACOB (from Herkimer Co. NY)
OYER, DAVID - (erected first sawmill in town)
QUACKENBUSH, JOHN H.
QUACKENBUSH, PETER (son of John H.)
SAUNDERS, NATHAN (from Massachusetts)
SHULTIS, GEORGE (from Columbia Co. NY)
SHULTIS, WILLIAM (from Columbia Co. NY)
VAN SLYKE, AUGUSTUS (from Herkimer Co. NY)
ALLEN, SETH - (opened first grocery store)
BELLOWS, ISAAC (From Montgomery Co. NY)
CARTER, RUSSELL M.
CARTER, JOSEPH T.
CARTER, NORMAN B. - first school teacher
COLE, DANIEL M.
FRANK, FREDERICK (son of Henry Jr.)
FRANK, HENRY, Sr.
FRANK, JACOB (son of Henry Jr.) - (opened first blacksmith shop)
FULLER, AMOS B.
HUFSTADER, MICHAEL C.
QUACKENBUSH, JOHN D.
RICE, WILLIAM (hamlet of Riceville named for him)
SAMPSON, PETER - (mail carrier. Died Dec. 8, 1836)
SCOBEY, ALEXANDER - (moved to Freedom, Catt. Co.)
SHERMAN, EBENEZER C.
THOMAS, AMOS (held first town meeting)
UPSON, DAVID R.
WAIT, WILLIAM (and unnamed sons)
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Last Updated: August 15, 1998