Early Settlers - Oxford


Early settlers in the Town of Oxford 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.
Oxford was formed from Jericho (now Bainbridge) and Union, (Broome co.), January 19, 1793, and orignally embraced the town of Guilford, which was taken off April 3, 1813, and a part of Coventry, which was taken off in 1843. Oxford forms the western portion of the township of Fayette.
ANTOINE Famly, Indian

1790
Elijah BLACKMAN
Benjamin HOVEY, Oxford, Mass
James PHELPS; left by spring 1791
Thomas and James McALPINE

1791
John BARTLE, brothers,Germany to Livingston Manor, Columbia co.
Richard BARTLE, brothers,Germany to Livingston Manor, Columbia co; went west
Peter BURGOT, removed at early day to Alleghaney co.
Benaiah LOOMIS, native of Egremont, Mass; 1787 to Catskill; then Oxford
Francis BALCOM & father Henry, both born Sudbury, Mass; came from Newfane, Vt.
Eben ENOS
John CHURCH, Gt Barrington, Mass
William WETENHALL (now WHITTENHALL), Englishman, from Albany
Heber & WILLIAMS originallly R.I.; from Columbia, Herkimer co. &
Reuben WILLIAMS, orig R.I., from Columbia, Herkimer co; 1825 moved to Steuben Co.
John BUCKLEY
Jesse HAMILTON, Brookfield, Mass
Daniel TUCKER, b Leicester, Mass; 1787-Wattles' Ferry, Otsego co.
Solomon DODGE, came with Daniel Tucker from Sidney; 1820 moved to Cattaraugus co.

1792
Uri TRACY, Conn; Presbyterian clergyman & missionary to the Indians

1793
Anson CARY,Windham, Conn; to Union, Broome co
Theodore BURR
Zopher BETTS, Mass
Jonathan BALDWIN, born Egremont, Mass
Theodore BURR

1794
John McNEIL, Hillsdale, Columbia co.

Other settlers:
Asa SHERWOOD, Fairfield, Conn; with brothers-Isaac, Levi & John
William DENISON
Deacon William GILE
Jonathan and Ozias BUSH
Alvin STEVENS
Walter SIMMONS
Rev. John CAMP, Presbyterian minister

1799
Erastus PERKINS, born Norwich, Conn

previous to 1800
Ebenezer ROOT, Gt. Barrington, Mass

soon after 1800
Amos HAVENS

1801
Nehemiah SMITH, Lyme Conn

1804
Samuel LEWIS, Voluntown, R.I.

1805
John TRACY, born Norwich, Conn to Columbus, Chen. co.; then Oxford

earlier to 1806
Daniel SILL, son of Rev Elijah Sill, born New Fairfield, Conn

1806
Henry MYGATT, native New Milford, Conn

1806 or '07
Dr. Benjamin BUTLER, Norwich, Conn
Solomon BUNDY, Huntington, Conn and
Capt. HOPKINS, Huntington, Conn

1808
Judge Austin HYDE, born Franklin, Conn

1818
William MYGATT, brothr to Henry, New Milford, Conn

1822
Gerrit H. Van WAGENAN


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 5 Apr 2000

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