Early Settlers - New Berlin


Early settlers in the Town of New Berlin (#16) of Original Twenty Towns taken from "1874 History of Chenango & Madison Counties, NY" by James H Smith; pub. 1880. Tried to use year, where stated, person and where they were from.
New Berlin was formed from Norwich, April 3, 1807; name changed to Lancaster May 9, 1827; original name was restored March 22, 1822. A part of th e town was annexed to Sherburne in 1853.
1790
first settler - Daniel SCRIBNER, Ballston, Saratoga Co
Samuel ANDERSON, Mass, and
Silas BURLINGAME, Providence, R.I.
Levi BLAKESLEE,

about 1793
Captain Samuel WHITE, native of one of the eastern states
Artemas HERRICK
Gideon PECK, father-in-law of Herrick, native of Conn
Sabini WARNER

about 1797
Thomas BROWN, R.I.

1797 or '96
James And Barnabas BROWN, sons of Thomas Brown
Nathaniel MEDBURY, R.I.
Benjamin MEDBURY, relative of Hon. Nathaniel Medbury, R.I.
Joseph & Stephen MEDBURY, brothers of Benjamin , R.I.

about 1799
William and Andrew KNIGHT, brothers, Gloucester, R.I.; William returned to R.I.
Capt. BARNET and Caleb HILL, brothers and
Michael PHIILLIPS
Reeve and John DILLEY, brothers
Asa WIlLIAMS

about 1800
Richard STONEMAN
John and Stephen G. SIMMONS, brothers, natives of New York city
Thomas STEERE
Noah MATTHEWSON, R.I.
Stephen and Nathaniel KINNEY
William ROBINSON
Thomas SARLE, native of R.I.
Asa ANGELL, R.I.
William, Pliny and Joseph PHELPS, brothers
Job VAIL
Nathan TAYLOR
John AMBLER (Amber Settlement)
Charles RICH
Jonathan MATTHEWSON
Peleg FIELD, Scituate, R.I.
Captain Lemuel MUNROE
Jacob BREWER
John PIKE
LEWIS WINSLOW
man named TAMMANY
Gen. Augustus C.WELCH
Charles MEDBURY
Ebenezer BIVINS

1801
Charles KNAP or KNAPP,
Joseph MOSS, and
Jermey GOODRICH, Conn.

1802
Jabez ARNOLD, native of Gloucester, R.I.
Thomas RICHMOND

about 1804
Jedediah HOLMES, New England states
Uzziel ROE
Nehemiah LEACH, Conn
William and John MAYHEW, brothers

about 1814
Lawson JUDSON
Russel CHENEY
David ATHERTON, Conn
Calvin THOMPSON


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 9 Apr 2000

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