Early Settlers - Otselic
Early settlers in the Town of Otselic (#7) 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.
Otselic was formed from German, March 28, 1817. (Records of town were destroyed in 1873 fire.)
first settler - Ebenezer HILL, New England States but immediately from Syracuse
David STODDARD, born Litchfield, Conn,
other early settlers:
William and Thomas S FISH, brothers; Thomas later moved to Hamiliton, & William to Ohio
William CROSS, Saratoga Co.,
Dr. Abijah KINNEY, Hartford, Conn
William COOK, Hadley, Sarataoga Co.,
Elias BENJAMIN, Hopkinston, N.J.; moved away
Buell WARNER, brother of Ephraim, New England States,
Lewis COOK, Marlborough, Mass; returned to Mass about 1827
Aeneas THOMPSON, returned to Mass,
John and James WARNER,
Timothy Warner, brother of Buell & Ephraim, native of Granby, came from Sandersfield, Mass
Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2000
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