Cortland County Queries
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Submitter: Toby Kendrick

Query Text: Looking for any information on Milton Kendrick who is listed as a minister in the 1900 NY census of Cortland Township, Cortland City, Cortland Co., NY. He was born OCT 1861 and married to Ella ? They had the following children:
1 Raymond H Kendrick
2 Pearl L Kendrick
3 Ethel M Kendrick
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Toby Kendrick

Submitter: Linda Brink

Query Text: Am searching for parents of Polly Alford/Alvord born about late 1770s. She married Nicholas Brink in late 1790s in Marathon, NY. Would like to hear from anyone who has info or a suggestion.

Submitter: Annie Strawn

Query Text: Abram Bruce was in the 1850 and 1860 census in Truxton, Cortland Co. with his family. He had a set of twin daughters, Helena and Elba born Mar 2,1845 in Truxton. Helena md Alpheus Goodrich in Windsor, Dane Co., Wis. Any information on Abram and/or his family would be great.

Submitter: Esther

Query Text: I am looking for Roods from the Cortland area . Everett Rood was my grandfather and would like to hear more on him . I would also like anything on the Nyes from Cuyler Hill . My grandmother was Jennie (Jane ) Nye I would love to hear from anyone with info on them Thanks for your time .Esther

Submitter: ed BARNARD

Query Text: Was founder & President of BROCKWAY MOTORS - assembled trucks

Does his OBIT show he was member of Sons of Amer Rev??

Submitter: H.Grayce Petrick Ezarik

Query Text: Searching for Alfred BALDWIN born 1841 Woburn Co Mass resided in Lenox, New York, died in Southern Hospital, that would lead me to think he was killed in Civil War, his brother Franklin Benjamin BALDWIN was also,wounded, captured and pardoned. died in Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

Submitter: Patricia M. Warner

Query Text: Seeking information on Benjamin C. Parker born about 1833 and his wife Electra Stacy. In 1855 he was a farmer in Lapeer .

The 1869 Cortland County Directory lists Benjamin Parker living on Lot 62, farmer, 55 acres.

The 1876 Atlas Map shows Benjamin Parker living on Adams Rd. This road connects Daisy Hollow and Owego Hill Roads.

He was the son of Thomas Henry Parker and Aurilla Chase

Submitter: Joe Kelly

Query Text: A John LAWRENCE was b. abt 1669 in Newtown or Flushing, Queens Co., N.Y. He m. (1) Elizabeth ?? (2) Mary?? What were their maiden names? He removed to Cortland, N.Y. after 1730. What were the children names by his wives Elizabeth and Mary and their birthdates? Thanks!

Submitter: Kathi Pritchard-George

Query Text: Looking for further information on Chester Arthur George and his wife, Elizabeth Bessie Hart. They are my son's great-grandparents and I need to update some missing dates. Thank you.

Submitter: Lynda Darby Ozinga

Query Text: Would like to find out more about family of Rev. Chauncey Darby & wife Mary Ann Short shown Cortlandville 1850 census, Homer in 1860 census. Chauncey is Baptist Clergyman, 1850, Lime Manufacturer 1860, married to Mary Ann Short whose parents residing with them 1860, Hammond Short & Dorcas Weaver. Children: Dr. Charles Hammond Darby 1843-1910, moved to St. Joseph, Missouri in 1866, Dr. Edwin Tyler Darby, 1845-1929, both dentists who studied under Dr. Ransom Walker until went to Univ. of Penn; Orville Chauncey Darby born 1850, on birth list for Greene, Chenango Co, NY, where Chauncey was minister 1839-1845.

Submitter: B. June Babcock

Query Text: Working on my deceased husband's line. Recently found two more hunting what maybe the same.
Flora Daniels of Cayuga Co. sent my husband many notes, the more i work in them the more i believe we are all related, in this neck of the woods. Though i am looking in Cayuga Co., these notes are on Cortland Co., Tully, Spafford, Homer Raod.
Maybe we should join forces, will look through what i have for the ancestor you are searching for in these areas.
My husband's line. David, George, Return, George, John, Jesse, Jesse, Daniel, Elias Jesse, Lewis Jay, Sidney Lynn (brother Claude in Homer) and Charles W.

Submitter: Jim Powers

Query Text: Looking for information on George D. Powers, Born about 1856, John G.

Powers, Born abut 1830, and Charles L. Powers, born about 1854 in Courtland
Co., NY. The town of their birth is unknown.. in the 1870's they moved to

Montcalm Co., Michigan.

P.S. The old e-mail address of "" is not valid.

Submitter: Gary Lester

Query Text: Seeking someone to photograph the headstone of John E. Craft (1885-1951) and other family members in plot at Cortland Rural Cemetery in Cortland County, NY.


Submitter: Pat Darling

Query Text: Does anyone have info on the Darlings who lived in Virgil, Cortland Co. from about the 1830's on? David and Marcy Darling had ch: Joshua, Darius, Ruth, Artemas, Mercy, Nancy, David, Stephen. Family moved to Vurgil from Burrillville, RI.

Submitter: C Ludwig

Query Text: anyone haveinfo on my late cousin Sonny ro George Armstrong Jr died within this year Wife was Ann does anyone know this family? Would like to get in touch. thanks

Submitter: Lynda Ozinga

Query Text: Does anyone have any clues who the Mary E. Rindge below's parents are & how she is related as neice to Thomas Darby? Or is she niece to his wife, Harriet Brown Darby?

1880 Census Place: District 1, Cortlandville, Cortland, NY
Source: FHL Film 1254822 NatArchives Film T9-0822 Page 18D
Reltn Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace
Thomas DARBY Self M M W 77 NY
Occ: Retired Farmer Fa: CT Mo: CT
Harriet Brown DARBY Wife F M W 63 NY
Occ: Keeping House Fa: NY Mo: NJ
Mary E. RINDGE Niece F S W 32 NY
Occ: At Home Fa: CT Mo: NY

Submitter: bobdehaven

Query Text: looking for date of death and etc.and survivors

Submitter: Brian Snyder

Query Text: I am seeking the final resting place of Whiting S. Edgerton. A supposed decendent told me that he is buried in the Cortland Cemetary, Cortland County, NY. If anyone can help with confirmation of his grave with dates of birth and death it would be much apprecitated. His last known address was German, Chenango Co, NY in 1905. We believe he may have passed away in the early 1920's.

Best regards,
Brian Snyder

Submitter: jo anne chambers

Query Text: looking for info. on robert j. watson-born dec.17, 1854,also info. on fred i. stevens--both of homer,n.y.fred was born in scott,n.y. on may 27,1860 also roberts wife--dorens brown-born in syracuse.they are all buried in glenwood cemetary,homer.

Submitter: Joan Metz

Query Text: Searching for information on Johannes'(John) Metz;arrived in US in 1891 from Uffhofen, Germany. Settled in Syracuse, Cortland area.

Submitter: Roy Baker

Query Text: I am looking for any information on some people in my family. First any information on Ralph Baker Sr. & his wife Ruth Scouten. Second any information on Deborah Newton married to Daniel Jipson. Third Hester A. Rogers married to William Jipson. Any information would be greatly appreciated as I am building my family tree.

Submitter: Ted Rozmaryn

Query Text: My 5th Great-Grandfather, David MORSE/MOSS, received a land grant and settled in Truxton/Cuyler about 1792. He was a veteran of the revolutionary war in the Regiment of David or Davis CORTLAND. I'm trying to find out what Company he served in. Can someone tell me if David/Davis CORTLAND settled in Cortland County?
Also, are there any descendents of David Morse still living in Cortland County?

Submitter: Maureen Lewis

Query Text: Abraham/Abram/Aham VanBuskirk. b. 7/10/1786 d. 10/24/1856. Married Catherine/Catherina VanValkenburg b. 1793 d. 1875. Possibly 7 Children. Names I have so far.. 1) John Casper.(1815-1899) 2)Delanca. (1824-1898) 3) Henrietta (1829-1850) 4) Martin Luther (1833-?) 5) Horatio M. (1835-1895). Would like to know if anyone has any more information on this.

Submitter: DMRichmond

Query Text: I am looking for information about Josiah and Sittina Blodgetm their children, parents, siblings. They lived in Virgil NY, early/middle 1800's.

Submitter: Donald Ransom

Query Text: Searching foe any info about Job Ransom and family. Settled in Truxton in early 1800s. Job d. in 1856 and is buried in Truxton Cemetery

Submitter: Stephen

Query Text: Looking for information on Maria Clark. She was born Jan. 7, 1827 in New York (perhaps Cortland County). On April 10, 1845, she married Elias Bedal of Ontario in Truxton. The couple lived in Ontario for a few years, then Green Lake County, Wisconsin, then Minnesota, and finally Los Angeles. Any information about her origins would be appreciated.

Submitter: Ernie Wilcox

Query Text: I am looking for the family of Edward Wilcox who lived in Truxton probably from about 1810 until perhaps 1860. His wife was Anna. They had 5 children according to the 1820 Census. What were the children's names? When were they born? Thanks. Ernie Wilcox

Submitter: Charlotte Croll

Query Text: My grandfather was Denison Davenport b 3 February 1822, Onondaga or Vermont. Married Sylvia Crego 1845, d 18 October 1861, buried Fabius, NY. Since part of Fabius was added to Cortland Co., I'm wondering if there is a connection here. Any info appreciated.

Submitter: Charles Page

Query Text: L00king for family of Russell Graves who was connected to Jacob W. Graves who lived in Syracuse. We think Russell lived in Cortland Co. He was a son, nephew, brother of Jacob. Thanks for any clues.

Submitter: Shawn Frisch

Query Text: Interested in a Frank Graham b. 1880 in Truxton, N.Y. Moved to Flint, MI in 1903. Married Lena Grover of MI in 1922, died in 1973 in MI. Sister Mary (m. Miller) and brother Otis both of NY listed as survivors on obit. Suspect Frank was previously married w/child but both died. Have found no info to support that. Sound familiar to anyone?

Submitter: John Peterson

Query Text: Have had little luck finding information on family ties to Cortland County. Looking for anything on Julius Peterson, b 9/8/1831 somewhere in Cortland County. He married Fannie Phoebe Halbert 3/24/1857 in Taylor, NY. Fannie was born 2/28/1835 in Cincinnatus, NY. Her parents were Asel Halbert and Hulda Harrington. Particularly interested in Peterson records.

Submitter: Beth O'Connor

Query Text: Looking for info on Addison Riley Bush born 1846-son of Henry Bush and Eliza Tanner. Any info appreciated

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