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.)
1800
first settler - Ebenezer HILL, New England States but immediately from Syracuse
David STODDARD, born Litchfield, Conn,

other early settlers:
Reuben BUCKINGHAM,
William and Thomas S FISH, brothers; Thomas later moved to Hamiliton, & William to Ohio
Josiah WOLCOTT,
William CROSS, Saratoga Co.,
William HURLBUT,

1806
Dr. Abijah KINNEY, Hartford, Conn

1808
William COOK, Hadley, Sarataoga Co.,
William SMITH,
Elias BENJAMIN, Hopkinston, N.J.; moved away
Buell WARNER, brother of Ephraim, New England States,

1810
Lewis COOK, Marlborough, Mass; returned to Mass about 1827
Aeneas THOMPSON, returned to Mass,
John and James WARNER,
Abraham FAIRCHILD,
William GREENE,
James RUST,
Benjamin EASTMAN

1816
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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