Historical Papers by Jabez W. Abell Jr.
from the Cazenovia Republican, 1925-1942
Daniel H. Weiskotten
updated 7/11/2000
 
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Bibliography of Historical Papers
by Jabez W. Abell in the Cazenovia Republican
 
ARRANGED BY DATE
 
Compiled by Daniel H. Weiskotten
January 1994
 
Only those that are highlighted are available.  This is a monumental task and I will plug away at it when I can.

The date is the date that it appears in the Cazenovia Republican, the "inches" given is the length of the column as it apepared, the pages references [:21-22] are where they can be found in the scrap book in the Cazenovia Public Library.

 

 Please see the Introduction
Click here to go to the Alphabetical List of Titles
 

6/4/1925  "Early Local History, Roads" (republished in two parts, 2/21/1929 and 2/28/1929, 63 inches, [:20-21] )

1/14/1926  "History of South Cemetery" (probably written by Abell who was a cemetery trustee) __ inches, [not in scrapbook]

2/11/1926  "John Buck" (see "Former Cazenovian Acquitted of Murder Charge Confessed on Deathbed" 9/7/1939) __ inches, [not in scrapbook]

3/25/1926  "Sylvester Coin" (reprinted 2/19/1942) __ inches, [not in scrapbook]

5/20/1926  "Daniel Constine" (see "The Man After Whom Constine Bridge was Named" 3/12/1942) __ inches, [not in scrap book]

7/29/1926  "Cazenovia: Some Historical Facts and History as Related by Henry Severance, Dunkirk, NY, August 1884" (compiled by J.W. Abell) Part I, __ inches, [not in scrapbook]

8/5/1926 "Cazenovia: Some Historical Facts and History as Related by Henry Severance, Dunkirk, NY, August 1884" (compiled by J.W. Abell) Part II, __ inches, [not in scrapbook]

9/30/1926 (a)  "Cherry Valley Turnpike Built Before Syracuse was even a Village" __ inches, [not in scrapbook]

9/30/1926 (b)  "Some Thought Turnpikes Would Ruin Country" 9 inches, [:22]

9/30/1926 (c)  "Cherry Valley Turnpike Built and Controlled by Cazenovia Men" (originally appeared 6/4/1925) 34 inches, [:21-22]
 

6/30-7/21/1927  "`General Training' During Early Days at Cazenovia" chapters I-IV, (reprinted 12/14/1939 to 2/25/1940) 166 inches, [:15-19]

1/19-2/19/1928  "Early Local History" chapters I-IV, (chapters I & II = "The Land Looker" III = "The Settler" IV = "The Home Maker") 121 inches, [:13-15]

4/26-5/3/1928  "Old Battle Field 9 Miles From Cazenovia" chapters I-II, 65 inches, [:23-25]

2/21- 2/28/1929  "Early Local History, Roads" 63 inches, [:20-21]

3/10-5/26/1932  "Early Religion in and About Cazenovia" chapters I-XII, (chapter XI titled: "Early Religion in Town of Cazenovia Told by Records") 388 inches, [:3-12]

1/12-2/2/1939  "District No. 9's Factories of Former Years" chapters I-IV, 59 inches, [:27, 29]

2/16-(2/23)/1939  "Fragmentary History of the Town and Village of Cazenovia" chapters I-__, (says at the end of chapter II "to be continued" but it is not) 41 inches, [:25-26]

3/2/1939  "`Cold Friday,' Jan. 17, 1810" 3 inches, [:34]

3/2/1939  "Bear Hunting Party Here 131 Years Ago" 6 inches, [:34]

3/9/1939  "1816, `The Year Without a Summer'" 15 inches, [:35]

3/2/1939  "Origin of Pickerel in Cazenovia Lake" 2 inches, [:34]

3/30/1939  "Cazenovia Children Sold as Slaves in the Early 1800's" 26 inches, [:32-33]

4/20/1939  "Cazenovia Debtors Put on Limits' or Sent to Jail in Early 1800's" 24 inches, [:33]

4/27/1939  "The Freshet of March 1865 -- Not a Bridge Left Between Cazenovia and Chittenango" 29 inches, [:40]

5/11/1939  "Town of Cazenovia Raised Only $610 in Taxes 126 Years Ago" 14 inches, [:32]

5/18/1939  "Court Martial Held at Cazenovia 124 Years Ago Convicted Sixty- four" 17 inches, [:31-32]

6/1/1939  "Those Historic Old Taverns Along the Route of the Cherry Valley Turnpike" 22 inches, [:22-23]

6/8/1939  "Two Peculiar Deaths by Hanging in Town of Cazenovia 116 Years Ago" 12 inches, [:40-41]

6/22/1939  "One of Cazenovia's Leading Factories of 124 Years Ago Now a Filling Station" 16 inches, [:36]

6/29/1939  "Distillery and Cattle Pens on Albany Street 100 Years Ago" 12 inches, [:28]

7/20/1939  "Old Brewery Did Thriving Local Business Here 100 Years and Less Ago" 15 inches, [:28]

7/27/1939  "Wolf and Bear Hunts to Kill Marauders Held at Number 9 150 Years Ago" 23 inches, [:34-35]

8/3/1939  "Anvil Serenade of 1856 Broke Windows but Election Celebrants Paid All Damage" 17 inches, [not in scrapbook]

8/10/1939  "`Crazy Luce' Wandered Hereabouts 140 Years Ago Jilted by Her Lover" 26 inches, [:37-38]

8/17/1939  "Old Picture Recalls Mother's Consternation on Learning Her Son was Leaving for War" 13 inches, [:42]

8/24/1939  "Attended School Only One Term But Attained Eminence in Education Field" 17 inches, [:36-37]

8/31/1939  "Indian John Morgan Well Known Character in Fenner 70 Years Ago" (corrected to Eli Morgan in scrapbook) 18 inches, [:39]

9/7/1939  "Former Cazenovian Acquitted of Murder Charge Confessed on Deathbed" 16 inches, [:41]

9/14/1939  "Bridge Over Cazenovia Lake Outlet at One Time a Single Log" 17 inches, [:33-34]

9/21, 9/28/1939  "Cazenovia Business Section 100 Years Ago - Many Changes Since" two instalments, 33 inches, [:26]

10/5, 10/12/1939  "Jilted by His Girl John Lowery Tramped the Hills and Fields Here Until His Death" two instalments, 32 inches, [:38-39]

10/19/1939  "Silk Raising and Manufacturing at Cazenovia 100 Years Ago" 21 inches, [:35-36]

10/26/1939  "First Sail Boat with Rigging on Cazenovia Lake 131 Years Ago" 16 inches, [:36-37]

11/9/1939  "Cazenovia and Erieville Hunting Party Fifty Years Ago in Nelson Swamp" 16 inches, [:41-42]

11/2/1939  "Early Settlers of This Section Depended on Game for Much of Food Supply" 17 inches, [:31]

12/14-2/25/1940  "`General Training' on the Green at Cazenovia 140 Years Ago" - chapter IX is "Gridley and Jenks War in Cazenovia in the Early 1800's" (originally appeared 6/30/1927 to 7/21/1927) 405 inches, [:97-99, 101]

9/12/1940  "Cazenovia One Time Town Clock Manufacturing Center" 15 inches, [:43]

10/3/1940  "`The Mystery' of 80 Years Ago that Ultimately Proved No Mystery at All" 14 inches, [:43-44]

10/10-10/31/1940  "Early Physicians in Towns of Cazenovia and Nelson" parts I-IV, 29 inches, [:44-46]

11/7/1940  "Prominent Citizens Invoked `Moral Law' Here 125 Years Ago But it Didn't Help Much" 21 inches, [:46]

11/4-12/5/1940  "Temperance and Intemperance at Cazenovia 140 Years Ago" parts I- IV, 59 inches, [:46-48]

12/12/1940  "Moved to Sullivan Street Reconstructed into 2 Houses Still Occupied as Residences" 6 inches, [:49]

12/12-12/26/1940  "`News' Printed in `The Pilot' 130 Years Ago" parts I-III, 39 inches, [:48-49]

1/2/1941  "Preliminary to Starting Publication of `The Vision of Owahgena'" (a vision by "an unknown writer" about 70 years ago) 12 inches, [:50]

1/9-1/30/1941  "The Vision of Owahgena" parts I-IV, 66 inches, [:50-52]

2/6, 2/13/1941  "Postal Facilities in the Early Days of Cazenovia" parts I and II, 36 inches, [:52-53]

2/20/1941  "The Deacon Trades Horses" (the Deacon is Seba Loomis not Seva Loorice) 18 inches, [:53]

2/27/1941  "A Cazenovian Relates a Story of Civil War Days" 15 inches, [:53-54]

3/6/1941  "The New England Tin Peddler" 18 inches, [:54]

3/13/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships" 13 inches, [:55]

3/20/1941  "Suckers from Cazenovia Lake a Staple Food" (alternate title = "In Early Days Suckers from Cazenovia Lake a Staple Food") 17 inches, [:55]

3/27/1941  "Cazenovia Road Township in Early Days" 17 inches, [:56]

4/3/1941  "The Joe Road" 12 inches, [:56]

4/10/1941  "The Cherry Valley Road" 18 inches, [:57]

4/17, 4/24/1941  "Stage Drivers of Cherry Valley Turnpike" parts I and II, 27 inches, [:57-58]

5/1/1941  "First Holstein Cattle Brought to Cazenovia 146 Years Ago" 13 inches, [:58]

9/11/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. John Heffron Jr." 12 inches, [:58]

9/18/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Edgar C. Bass" 22 inches, [:58-59]

9/25/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Isaac Newton Goff" 18 inches, [:59]

10/2/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Milton R. Joy" 25 inches, [:60-61]

10/9/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Julius Eugene Salisbury" 9 inches, [:60]

10/16/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Alonzo D. Smith" 10 inches, [:60]

10/23/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Frederick C. Watson" 6 inches, [:61]

10/30/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Frederick D. Keppel" 24 inches, [:61-62]

11/6/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Bernard T. Brown" 16 inches, [:63]

11/13/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships, Dr. Donald Parker" 22 inches, [:62]

11/20/1941  "Early Physicians in Cazenovia and Nelson Townships" 22 inches, [:63- 64]

11/27/1941  "A Story of Long Ago" 19 inches, [:64]

12/4/1941  "Owahgena" 16 inches, [:65]

12/11/1941  "The Boat Race" 21 inches, [:65-66]

12/18/1941  "The Lake View Steamboat" 17 inches, [:66]

12/25/1941  "Sad Drowning Accident at Cazenovia Sixty-eight Years Ago" 20 inches, [:66-67], (response from George Atwell in 1/15/1942 :68)

1/1/1942  "Katy Peek" 18 inches, [:67]

1/8/1942  "The Free Church of Cazenovia" 19 inches, [:67-68]

1/22/1942  "School Teacher Supreme" 25 inches, [:69]

1/29/1942  "Tallon's Ball the Social Register of Seventy Years Ago" 18 inches, [:69]

2/5/1942  "Cazenovia Schools, Public and Private, in the Early Days" 20 inches, [:69-70]

2/12/1942  "Teacher's Lot Most Difficult in Early Days of Cazenovia" 25 inches, [:70-71]

2/19/1942  "Sylvester Coin" (reprinted from 3/12/1926) 22 inches, [:71]

2/26/1942  "Private Schools 100 and More Years Ago" 24 inches, [:71-72]

3/5/1942  "Cazenovia Private School Where Scholars Didn't Have to Study" 19 inches, [:72]

3/12/1942  "The Man After Whom Constine Bridge was Named" (reprinted from "Daniel Constine" 5/20/1926) 14 inches, [:72-73]

3/19/1942  "Jabez Colt, One of Cazenovia's Earliest Settlers" 11 inches, [:73]

3/26/1942  "Amos Rathbone" 11 inches, [:73-74]

4/2/1942  "Rev. Joshua Leonard" 20 inches, [:74]

4/9/1942  "Nathan Smith" 13 inches, [:74]

4/16/1942  "Six in One Family Die from Mysterious Cause Century Ago at Cazenovia" 21 inches, [:75]

4/23/1942  "Eli Forbes Hill" 11 inches, [:75]

4/30/1942  "Serad Cook" 17 inches, [:76]

5/7/1942  "Lemuel White" 13 inches, [:76]

5/14/1942  "General Julius White" 18 inches, [:77]

5/21/1942  "Early Town Libraries" 26 inches, [:77-78]

5/28/1942  "What has Become of Cazenovia's Old Cannon of 1812?" 20 inches, [:78]

6/4/1942  "Trade and Financial Conditions in Cazenovia in the Early Days" 14 inches, [:78-79]

6/11/1942  "Cazenovia's Public Square" 18 inches, [:79]

6/18/1942  "School District No. 9" 22 inches, [:79-80]

6/25/1942  "Bear Skins Wanted" 18 inches, [:80]

7/2/1942  "The Log Schoolhouse of District No. 9" 12 inches, [:80-81]

7/9/1942  "The Country Store" 19 inches, [:81]

7/16/1942  "At One Time 101 Students Attended No. 9 School" 19 inches, [:83]

7/23/1942  "The Electric Storm of August 14, 1825" 18 inches, [:83]

7/30/1942  "The Dog Tax" 18 inches, [:84]

8/6/1942  "A Cazenovia Boy Who Faced the Music More Than 100 Years Ago" 15 inches, [:84-85]

8/13/1942  "Early School Teachers in District Number 9" 21 inches, [:85]

8/20/1942  "The Four Epochs of the Town of Cazenovia" 19 inches, [:85-86]

8/27/1942  "Cazenovia Weather" 18 inches, [:86]

9/3/1942  "Vandemus Sturdevant" 19 inches, [:86-87]

9/10/1942  "Early Religions in Cazenovia Township" 13 inches, [:87]

9/17/1942  "Cornelius Sylvester" 19 inches, [:87-88]

9/24/1942  "Childhood Memories of a Trip to the Blacksmith Shop" 23 inches, [:88]

10/1/1942  "The Erie Canal" (originally by Henry Severance) 24 inches, [:89]

10/8/1942  "Deacon Selah Munson" 15 inches, [:89-90]

10/15/1942  "Travel by Erie Canal" 20 inches, [:90]

10/22/1942  "Squirrel Hunts 125 Years Ago" 18 inches, [:90-91]

10/29/1942  "Transportation Problems in the Early Days of Cazenovia" 17 inches, [:91]

11/5/1942  "Historical Sketch" (delivered by John F. Fairchild in 1838) 17 inches, [:91-92]

11/12/1942  "Early Military Training in Cazenovia" (as related by Samuel S. Forman) 27 inches, [:92]

11/19/1942  "Poverty of Cazenovia's Early Settlers" (as related by Henry Severance) 19 inches, [:93]

11/26/1942  "Early Town Meetings at Cazenovia" 24 inches, [:93-94]

12/3/1942  "The Pound" 24 inches, [:94]

12/10/1942  "Elija Risley" (should be Elijah) 14 inches, [:94-95]