DUTCHESS COUNTY QUERIES

Surnames Beginning with "C"



CAMBPELL, David. Seeking information about Daniel Campbell and his descendants, who resided in Kortright and the surrounding area after the Rev. War. Daniel is buried in the Gilchrist cemetary. His son, James, married Elizabeth MCCULLOUGH, and they are both buried in the N. Kortright Center cemetary. Where did Daniel came from and what happened to his wife? He may have possibly survived the Wyoming Massacre in PA and come to Kortright through Dutchess county. Attempts at finding him at either of these locations, so far, have been fruitless. I have many names which have married into the family, and their brothers and sisters. Some names include: MCAULEY, HAMILTON, ORR, SPENCE, KNIGHT, BELL, REYNOLDS, BAILEY, MCCURDY, YOUNG, EVERSTON, MERCER, MCCREA and others. Will share everything I have. Larry Campbell (Larryc@bfgaero.com) 0497

CARLE, Jacob. Seeking parentage of Jacob CARLE d. abt 1796 and information about his wife, Rebecca (?). Children: Jacob b. 1766; Joseph; Elizabeth m. William HARRIS; and Nancy m. Jacob WICKS/WICKES. Jacob moved to TN in 1814. Jim Schneider (jamesfs@micron.net) 1096

CARMAN, LEETE, CHAPMAN. Seeking information about family of Joseph CARMAN m.(1) 10 Mar 1813 to Mina LEETE. They resided in Cairo 1815-1842. Mina d. 1833 in Cairo. Joseph m.(2) Lydia CHAPMAN of Durham. Children: Lydia b. in Cairo m. Mr. DUDLEY b. 1 Mar 1816; and Joseph Gardner b. 1 May 1819. Matthew Carman (mattcarman@aol.com) 0996

CARPENTER, TURNER. Seeking relatives of John W. CARPENTER b. Mar 1800 in Dutchess Co. d. Feb 1900 in Washington Co., AL. Could have had a brother named Jacob. Married Margaret TURNER from South Carolina b. Feb 1810 d. Oct 1885. He left NY and went to Walton Co., Florida and then on to Washington Co. AL. (rcdecem1@msn.com) 0697

CARY, POOLE. Seeking information about family of Samuel CARY b. 1677 in Bridgewater, MA d. 1759 in Dutchess Co., NY m. 1704 in MA to Mary POOLE. Son Joseph m. Anne BRETT in 1732 and lived in Fishkill, Dutchess Co. Interested in any information on Samuel or Joseph. (jfca@aol.com) 1197

CASE, STOUTENBURG. Seeking information about Elizabeth CASE b. 27 Apr 1770 in Dutchess Co. m. 18 Oct 1792 to Luke STOUTENBURG. They later moved to Ontario and that is where she died in Uxbridge, Ont, abt 1857. (Marlou322@aol.com) 0897

CATON, William O. Seeking information about William O. CATON b. 1874 in Dutchess Co., NY. Son of Thomas F. CATON b. abt 1846 in Ireland d. 1887 and Ellen BROWN b. 1852 in Ireland d. 1882. She's buried in Pawling, NY in St. John's Cemetery. William had a brother Thomas F, Jr., b. 1875 d. 1956, 2 sisters, Mary E b. 1876 and Rosanna b. 1879. What happened after Mother died? Did William O. marry and have a family? Go into service? Lucille Caton (lucille@mtnhome.com) 0397

CAVANAUGH, Daniel. Seeking information about Daniel CAVANAUGH b. before 1800 in Bronx (?), NY., father of Timothy. Served in the War of 1812. Moved to Southeast Ohio. Laura McGurk (hmcgurk@neonramp.com) 0297

CHAMBERS, Joshua. Seeking ancestry of Joshua CHAMBERS (son of Wilhelmus CHAMBERS) c. abt. 1788 in Rhinebeck, NY at St. Peters Lutheran Church. Philip CHAMBERS (son of Joshua CHAMBERS) b. NY d. abt 1880 in MI. Aware of Thomas of Kingston, James and John of Bedford. Carol Church (cchurch@voyager.net) 0896

CHOLWELL. Seeking any information about CHOLWELL families that resided in Red Hook and vicinity in the 1800s. Jacob CHOLWELL resided in Red Hook, NY in 1820 & 1830 Fed. Census with large family. MARIA Cholwell GRUMAN resided in Red Hook in 1880 with single half brother & sisters, Gustuvus, Catherine & Mary CHOLWELL. Were these children of Jacob CHOLWELL? Olive (Gruman) Kuschel (DWGD65A@prodigy.com) 0697

CHOLWELL. Seeking Last Will and Testament of Jacob CHOLWELL who died 12 July 1835 in Red Hook, Dutchess Co., NY. Does anyone have the new book DUTCHESS COUNTY PROBATE RECORDS 1773-1865 by C.M. Kelly or know where it might be available for a lookup? Olive Kuschel (DWGD65A@prodigy.com) 0198

CLAPP. Seeking parents and ancestry Susan, wife of Jesse I. CLAPP b. in La Grange d. 27 October 1828 in La Grange. (rondifr@cnic.org) 1197

CLAPP, CARPENTER. Seeking parentage and marriage information about Joseph CLAPP (son of Elias CLAPP) b. abt. 1726 in Westchester or Greenwich Co., CT d. 1776 in LaGrange, Dutchess Co., NY. Did he marry Mercy CARPENTER (daughter of Mr. CARPENTER and (?) HUTCHINSON? Rondi Frankel (rondifr@cnic.org) 1197

CLARK, DUTCHER. Seeking information about family of Richard B. CLARK b. abt 1795 m. to Christine DUTCHER b. abt 1801 in Green Co., NY d. 1876 in Schoharie Co., NY. Child: Minard H. b. 1827 in Green or Columbia Co., NY d. 1912 in Winchester, CT m. to Euphrasia Anna "Rebecca" GILBERT b. 1829 in Schoharie Co., NY d. 1898. Their children: Mortimore b. 1845, Lansing, Orzell b. 1858 and Charles Carleton b. 1856. All were born in Schoharie Co., NY. M. Sweetnam (mjsweetnam@aol.com) 0197

CLARK, STARK. Seeking information about family of Elijah CLARK b. 10 May 1772/73 in Dutchess Co. m. 2 Feb 1794 in PA to Mary STARK of Westchester Co. b. 13 Oct 1772 d. 12 Feb 1858. They had nine children, all born in Luzerne Co., PA. Don Thomas (dlthomas@terragon.com) 0997

CLOSE/CLOSSE, TERRILL. Seeking information about Phebe CLOSE/CLOSSE m. 18 Mar 1799 in Dutchess Co., NY. Who was Phebe's family? Anthony TERRILL b. b1758 was the son of John Terrill who was a Dutchess Justice of the Peace in 1772. Any Terrill information would be appreciated. David T. Pitts (davidp@aiken.usca.sc.edu) 0697

COAN, Miller. Seeking information about Miller Coan b.1786 (?) d. 6/12/1872 m. Elizabeth (?) b. 1791 d. 10/14/1857. From information posted in the Bibliography Review on the Delaware County page, Miller was a native of Dutchess County and moved and bought a farm in Bloomville, Delaware County. Miller and Elizabeth had a son, Orrin. If there were more children, I'm not aware of it. Ruth Willson (Ruthann46@aol.com) 0797

COLE, Israel. Seeking fellow researchers of line of Israel COLE b. abt 1762, possibly in Dutchess Co., NY and moved to Hancock Co., TN, where he died. He may have married Elizabeth (?) in Dutchess Co., NY. I do not have his sibs or parents. Nancy McDonald (mcdtax@earthlink.net) 0397

COLE, KING. Seeking information about David COLE b.. 1760 m. 1784 in Fredericketown, Dutchess Co., NY to Mercy KING (daughter of Heman KING and Elizabeth CARTWRIGHT). David served in the 7th Dutchess Co. Rgt. in the Revolution, as did his father-in-law. Children: Hannah, Heman, Elisabeth, David, Jr., Rhoda, Ruth, Jeduthan, Asaph and James. Asaph COLE is my line. He was born 1799 and married Sarah REYNOLDS. David and Asaph both later moved to Saratoga Co. (ceekoop@aol.com) 0497

COLE, MCBETH. Seeking information about Nelson COLE b. Nov. 18, 1833 in Rhinebeck, NY m. 18 Jun 1856 in St. Louis, MO to Anna MCBETH. Nelson participated in the Civil War and Spanish American War ending up as a Brigadier General. I have no idea who his parents were but have info on his life in MO. Lucy Cole Folger (lfolger@bellsouth.net) 1197

COMPTON/COMTON/CUMTON, GIBBS. Seeking information about family of William COMPTON and his wife Mary Canfield GIBBS. Family story is that William and Mary lived in Dutchess Co. before they moved to Orange Co., NY. William is supposed to have died in 1775, so it would have to have been before 1770, that he was in Dutchess Co. Would like to have contact with anyone who can share any information at all concerning this family, or can tell us the nationality of people living in that area at that time. (grandma@modempool.com) 1197

CONKLIN, Miller. Seeking copy of will and probate papers for Miller CONKLIN. (Box 1387, Surrogates' Court, per Settlers of Beekman Patent, Burtis to Dakin, p. 595. Would someone advise of cost to have you get and forward copies? Honor Conklin (hconklin@unix2.nysed.gov) 0896

CONKLIN, SOMES. Seeking information about Elizabeth CONKLIN b. 1731 in Stanwich, CT? m. 1749 to Samuel SOMES. Lived in Fishkill, Dutchess Co. Father is possibly Timothy CONKLIN. Her son Richard (my 8th ggrandfather) was in the revolutionary war. I believe she died in Rombout precinct?? (Bonniekarp@aol.com) 0198

CONNOLLEY, BARTON. Seeking information about James CONNOLLEY d. abt 1885/6 m. Asenah/Seenah/Seena N. BARTON b. 19 Aug 1853 in Dutchess Co. d. 4 Apr 1885 in Philipstown. Ginny Buechele (ginnyflies@infomine.net) 0897

COOK, Lemuel. Seeking information about Lemuel COOK b. 1778 in Dutchess Co., NY d. 1860 in Perrysburg, Cattaraugus Co., NY. Don Head (vhead@tznet.com) 1196

COOK, Stephen G. Seeking information about Stephen Guernsey COOK, Assistant Surgeon of the 150th NY Volunteers, "the Dutchess County regiment", during the Civil War. According to the edited Regimental History (1908), he served 1862-1864. Peter Bedrossian (pbedross@stern.nyu.edu) 0897

COOK, BALDWIN. Seeking information about family of Simeon COOK. He was in Montgomery Co., NY at time of 1800 census d. and buried in Montrose, Susquehanna Co., PA m. Polly BALDWIN. They had seven children. Richard A. Cook, Sr. (iron1@intplsrv.net) 1196

COOK, LEONARD. Seeking information about family of Ebenezer COOK d. 1807 in Easton, Washington Co., NY m. 1743/4 to Catherine LEONARD in Smithfield, RI. Moved to Dutchess Co., NY abt 1745, then to Easton, Washington Co. in 1774. Child: David b. abt 1746 d. abt 1827 in Easton, Washington Co., NY. Richard H. Benson (rbensonfl@aol.com) 0197

COON, Isaac. Seeking information about Isaac COON b. abt 1792, reportedly in Dutchess Co., NY d. 1878 in Roxbury, NY. Don Risen (PXPF11A@prodigy.com) 0697

COON, BROSIUS. Seeking information about Anna COON (daughter of Johannes KUHN and Elsjen HAM) m. 1796 to Johannes BROSIUS at St Peter's Lutheran Church, Rhinebeck, NY. PJ (crayton@frontiernet.net) 0497

COON, WHIPPLE. Seeking information about Isaac COON b. abt 1792 in Dutchess County, according to a census taken in Delaware Co. d. 1878 in Roxbury, DE m. Abigail WHIPPLE of VT. Isaac was a soldier in the War of 1812. Don Risen (pxpf11a@prodigy.com) 0597

COOPER, BENNET. Seeking information about family of Reuben COOPER and wife Pheobe BENNET. They lived in the Newfield area of Tompkins County during the early 1800s but appear to have moved to other areas at various times. Children were Solomn, Phillip, Samual, George, Andre', Abbie, Pheobe and Annie, all born between about 1808 and 1820. Some of the children migrated into Canada and settled near Smithvill, Ontario about 1835. They may also have lived in Niagara County and Livingston Co., NY. The family may have originated in Dutchess Co. where William COOPER, grandfather of Reuben, is thought to have lived in the late 1700s with wife Abigail LEONARD. Ken Newcombe (meredith@pop.ghbbs.com) 1197

COOPER, LEONARD. Seeking information on family of William COOPER m. abt 1790 to Abigail LEONARD. They resided in Pawlings, Dutchess Co., NY abt 1790. He was involved in the 1778 Wyoming Valley massacre. Children: William, Thomas, Bruce, Reuben, Laban Doodge, Allen, George, Andre, Mary and Phoebe, born between 1775 and 1804. Family moved to Canada abt 1837. Ken Newcombe (ken.newcombe@ghbbs.com) 0197

COREY, MEAD. Seeking ancestors and descendants of George S. COREY b. 1820 m. Hanna MEAD. Children: Mary, Rachel, Helen, Charles, William and Achsah. They resided in Cornwall, Orange Co., NY in 1850. In 1870 Hannah MEAD with seven children resided in the household of Alsonn MEAD in E. Fishkill, Dutchess Co., NY. James M. Corey (jbcorey@erols.com) 1296

CORNELL, WOOD. Seeking information about the family of my 3rd great grandmother, Deborah CORNELL d. in MI m. 4 Apr 1841 in Dryden, Tompkins Co., NY to David WOOD. Her parents were Elijah CORNELL b. 17 Oct 1771 in Swansea, Bristol Co., MA d. 27 Mar 1862 in Albion, MI, and m. Eunice BARNARD 4 July 1805. Eunice was b. 11 May 1788 in Nine Partners, Dutchess Co. d. 1857 in Albion, MI. Eunice BARNARD and Elijah CORNELL were also the parents of Ezra CORNELL, the founder of Cornell University. Cindy Ellis (cellis@swbell.net) 0797

CORNWELL/CORNWALL, Samuel, Willet and George W. Seeking parentage of (1) Samuel, (2) Willet and (3) George W. CORNWELL/CORNWALL. (1) Samuel b. 1770s d. Oct 1836 in Cortland Co., NY, buried in Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, NY m. to Mary BARR b. abt. 1779 d. Oct 1836 in Cortland Co., NY, buried in Cortland Rural Cemetery, Cortland, NY. (2) Willet d. Oct 1836 in Cortland Co., NY m. to Jane TITUS. Resided in Freetown, Cortland Co., NY. (3) George W. b. 1826 in Greene Co., NY. Resided in Cortland Co., NY 1850-60s. Moved to MI then SD in late 1800s. Returned to Cortland Co., NY where he died in 1907 m. Olive Eliza WAINWRIGHT of Genessee Co., NY. Douglas Cornwell (dougc@pb.seflin.org) 0197

COVIL/COVEL, James, Rev. Seeking information about Rev. James COVIL/COVEL b. or m. 21 May 1845. (elnichols@CHQ.BYU.EDU) 0897

COX, William. Seeking information about family of William COX and wife Ella. According to their death certificates they were buried in the First Christian Church Cemetery in Stanfordville, NY. Have been unable to find any information about this cemetery so I can write and find out what other ancestors are buried there. Brian Mandell (blk1128@aol.com) 0997

CRANDALL, George Washington and "Noah". Seeking information about (1) George Washington and (2) "Noah" CRANDALL. (1) George Washington b. 19 Jan 1815 in Pompey, Onondaga Co., NY. Moved with family to Wales, Erie Co., NY. (2) "Noah" b. 1796, son of Chester CRANDALL and Mrs. DUNLOP; or b. 1774, son of Jeremiah CRANDALL and Freelove KEENEY. "Noah" m. 1813 to Sarah COATES or Mary WAKELEY. Ron Crandall (ron-crandall@worldnet.att.net) 0197

CRONK, David. Seeking information about David CRONK, a Loyalist who removed from Dutchess Co. after the Revolutionary War. David Sr. was born in Dutchess Co. and was a mariner. He removed to Canada at age 97. Sons: Henry, David and John. (whp163@juno.com) 0997

CROSBY, Charles C. Seeking information about Charles C. CROSBY b. abt 1816, reportedly in Dutchess Co. Moved to Roxbury where he is in the 1850 - 1870 censuses. Don Risen (PXPF11A@prodigy.com) 0697

CROSBY, BISHOP. Seeking birth information about Thomas CROSBY (son of Thomas CROSBY and Elizabeth HOPKINS) b. 2 Feb 1792 in Dutchess County, and wife Rebecca BISHOP. They moved with their 13 children to Roxbury, Delaware Co. Don Risen (pxpf11a@prodigy.com) 0597

CROWTHER, Theodore Nelson. Seeking information about Theodore Nelson CROWTHER (son of Nelson CROWTHER and Anna HADDON) b. abt 1852 in Fishkill, NY. Would also like to contact Dutchess County researcher (reasonable). Susan Field (seb11@aol.com) 0896

CUMMIN(G)S, Caleb. Seeking parents, children, and marriages for Caleb Cummins b. abt 1733 d. abt 1808). He was a resident of "the Oblong" and listed in a road dedication at Dover, NY with his father David CUMMINS. Caleb was recorded in the tax list at Beekman's and Pawling precincts from 1763 to 1771, when he moved to Albany County. Will share information. Marjorie Oi (oimarj@frontiernet.net) 0497

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