Early Settlers - Plymouth


Early settlers in the Town of Plymouth (#11) 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.
Plymouth was formed from Norwich, April 7, 1806.
about 1794 first settlers were several French families:
D G JEFFREY
John and Modest RAYNOR, brothers. Most moved to Ohio.
Benjamin WALKER of Utica owned land in this locality.
Major Thomas BROOKS, New England States,
Silas HOLMES, formerly Conn, came from Saratoga Co, and
man named BLOWERS

1796
James PURDY, brother to Abner, pioneer settler in No. Norwich, Amenia, Dutchess Co.

1797 or '98
John MILLER, German, from locality of Albany; several years later moved to Broome Co

about 1798
Jonathan WEAVER, and
David BLAIR.

1798 or '99
Judah BEMENT, Mass

1799
Nathan WALES, Tolland co., Conn

about 1800
James BAMFORD, Irishman, from Utica
Colonel William MUNROE,
Asa CURTICE,
Levi GARDNER, Mass
soon after, Townsend S GARDNER, brother of Levi,
James GERMAN, half brother to Obadiah German, from Dutchess Co.; 1823 moved to New Jersey

1802
Nathan GLOVER, Plainfield, Conn, and
Christopher FALK, Sharon, Schoharie Co..

1803
Captain Joseph PRENTIS, locality of New London, Conn

1805 or '6
Simon TAYLOR, British soldier & prisoner.

about 1806
John CLIKTZ, Polish Prussian, from Utica

Other early settlers: Robert GALLOP, locailty of New London, Conn,
Charles BABCOCK,
John THORP, some confusion as to John or Abraham,
John EGENTON, Irishman
John McKIBBIN, Irishman,
Isaac SABIN,
David DIMMICK, born Canterbury, Conn,
Abraham HOLCOMB, Hudson River country,
Uriah FITCH,
Daniel SCOTT,
William FREEMAN and
Rev. Elisha RANSOM, Baptist Minister

1811
Joseph and Caleb, sons of David Cook

1812
Eliphalet CUTTING, Mass

1813
David COOK, Thurman, Warren Co.


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 8 Apr 2000

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