DUTCHESS COUNTY QUERIES

Surnames Beginning with "P"




PAINE, BURCH. Seeking information about family of Nathaniel PAINE m. Betsey BURCH. Children: Abraham; Isaac; Jacob b. 7 Jan 1784 in Dover, NY; Charsic; Betsey; and Abbie. Sylvia Higgins spaine@azstarnet.com 1296

PADDOCK, Major Jonathan. Seeking information about Major Jonathan PADDOCK, Revolutionary War officer from Dutchess Co. Is Peter PADDOCK b. 1687 of Yarmouth, MA d. 16 Apr 1760 in Dutchess Co. his father? Did Major Jonathan PADDOCK have a son David who was blinded in the Revolution? Richard Paddock sellcndy@eletrinet.com 0896

PALMER, Amy. I am looking for help in finding the birthplace and birth certificate of my grandmother who was adopted and raised in Poughkeepsie. The adoption took place in 1901 when she was about 3 years old. The people who adopted her were Dennis and Mary Ellen QUINN. I know from some adoption papers I have that her birth name was Amy PALMER. The adoption took place through the Dutchess County Surrogate Court. Will they give me any information on this adoption since it took place 96 years ago? Rich McCarthy rmcmag@aol.com 0897

PARSONS, AMES, CAMP. Seeking information about family of David PARSONS b. 29 Dec 1770 d 11 Jul 1844 m.1) Hannah AMES b. 1 Aug 1774 d. 1806. They moved to GreeneCo. from Dutchess Co. in the early 1800s. David and Hannah had two sons (Alvah and ?) and three daughters (names unknown). David m.2) Nancy CAMP. They had two 2 sons (Chauncey b. 1810 d. 8 May 1884 m. Catharine OWEN of Lisle; and Nelson PARSONS m. Nancy LEWIS b. 1845 d. 1862) and two daughters (names unknown). mrsc612@aol.com 1097

PATTISON/PATTERSON. Seeking information about James PATTISON/PATTERSON b. 1775 d. 1829 m. Roxanna b. 1764 d. 1831. 1790 census they were in Amenia, Dutchess Co., NY. Children: James b. 1785 d. 1870; Bingham b. 1787 d. 1876; Finetta b. 1790 d. 1860 and Egbert b. 1794 d. 1870. James PATTERSON 1754 tax list, Northeast Twp., Dutchess Co. 1761 tax list for Crumb Elbow. Is he the father of James b. 1755? Gordon Pattison glpbmp@cox.net 0896

PAYNE, FREEMAN. Seeking information about family of Abraham PAYNE and wife Rebekah FREEMAN. They lived in both Amenia and Northeast. They had eight children including Anna b. 1752, Samuel b. 1760 in Amenia and Elisha b. 1762 in Northeast. walt.newcomb@paonline.com 1197

PEARSALL, LEROY. Seeking someone to do lookup in NY Gen. Biog. Record, Vol. 64, pages 41-45. Will pay xeroxing, mail, and reasonable car/bus fares. Charles LeRoy cleroy@terminus.com 1096

PEASLEE, SAGE. Seeking information about John PEASLEE b. 1779 in Quaker Hill, Dutchess Co., NY d. 1863 m. Jul 6, 1797 to Hannah SAGE b. 1779 in Rensselaer Co., NY d. 1857. They lived in Schoharie Co., 1810-1832. In 1832 they moved to Napoli, Cattaraugus Co., NY. John's brother, Rev. Thomas PEASLEE, was a Methodist preacher and the leader of the anti-renters of Schoharie. He married Eunice BABCOCK. Tom Martin NRCH31A@prodigy.com 0597

PECK, DEAN. Seeking information about Mial PECK (son of Hezekiah PECK and Eunice CURTIS) b. abt 1790 in Fishkill, NY m. 3 Mar 1813 to Rebecca DEAN. Who are Mial and Rebecca's children? When did Mial and Rebecca die, and where are they buried? Rebecca rpeck1@maine.rr.com 0502

PECK, SPRAGUE. Seeking information about Alfred (Alford) PECK b. 22 Jan 1815 in Dutchess Co., NY d.. 20 May 1883 in Millerton, NY buried in Pawling Cemetery m. 22 Dec 1838 to Ann Elizabeth SPRAGUE. Alfred was a farmer in Pawling for over 35 years. rpeck1@maine.rr.com 0502

PEEK, STAGG. Seeking information about David PEEK b. abt 1795-1800 in Orange Co., NY. Moved to NYC abt 1820. He was a piano builder. m. Ellenor b. abt 1800 in NYC. Children: Mary b. abt 1829; Elenor b. 27 Dec 1832 m. 1852 to Cornelius STAGG; Ebenezer b. abt 1835; Elizabeth b. abt 1837; George b. abt 1843 and probably David b. abt 1826 m. Margaret. Nancy Pascal wkba96b@prodigy.com 0896

PERKINS, William J. Seeking information about my great grandfather, William J. PERKINS b. 1853 m. Elizabeth. Enumerated in the 1892 census at 1st ED of 5th Ward. 2 sons, William A. b. 1878 and Milton L.. b.. 1880. 1900 census lists them at South St. ED 24. City directories of 1910 through 1912 list him at 23 Washington St. Next entry was 1920, at which time Elizabeth was a widow at 26 Innis Ave. Richard Perkins richard.perkins@gepex.ge.com 0397

PHILLIPS, Joseph. Seeking information about family of Joseph PHILLIPS b. 1762 d. 1812 m. to Sarah FARRINGTON b. 1768 d. 1860. They resided in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., and Kent, Putnam Co., NY. Nine daughters and two sons married into the GRAY, WORDEN, CHARLOCK, HAZELTON, HASBROUCK, OYSTERBANKS, PATRICK, COLE and possibly SEYMOUR families. Seeking origins of family and proof that Joseph and his brother David came from East Bridgewater, MA and were sons of Thomas PHILLIPS and Mary HATCH. Laurie Huffman. 0197

PIERCE, CHASE. Seeking confirmation of birth, ancestors, and sibblings of Michael (Mial) PIERCE b. May 1766 in Dover/Dover Plains, NY m. Isabel CHASE. Jack Davidson jdavidso@ecentral.com 1197

PITTS, Philip. Seeking information about parents and children of Philip PITTS. The 1760 tax list of Nine Partners, Crum Elbow lists Philip Pitts. At the April, 1762 first town meeting in Amenia Philip Pitts was a Fence Viewer. David T. Pitts. davidp@aiken.usca.sc.edu 0697

PLAIN, DOYLE. Seeking information about the family of Jacob B. PLAIN b. early 1840s and wife Mary DOYLE. They were from Poughkeepsie, then moved to Jersey City, NJ. I am looking for any information on the PLAIN's of the Poughkeepsie area, no matter how small. Tom Smith TomS0424@aol.com 0997

POST, PALMER. Seeking birth information about Israel POST m. 28 Apr 1791 to Rhoda PALMER in Nine Partners, Dutchess Co., N.Y. jpost@execulink.com 1297

POST, WILLIAMS, HALL, MONTROSS, CAREY, ROGERS, SMITH. Seeking information about the following people: James H. POST b. 3 Oct 1818 m. Anna E. WILLIAMS b. 21 Aug 1824; George HALL m. Adeline E. MONTROSS; Samuel CAREY b. abt 1821 m. Sarah WILLIAMS b. abt 1819; Richard ROGERS b. abt 1797 m. Mary SMITH b. abt 1806; John L. HALL b. 11 Aug 1850 m. Mary J. POST b. 24 Nov 182; Charles A. ROGERS b. 24 Nov 1842 m. Elizabeth CAREY b. 14 Aug 1846; Samuel R. ROGERS b. 17 Feb 1868 m. Lulu F. HALL b. 13 Sep 1872. Vincent J. Amodeo vinman63@erols.com 1096

PRAY. Seeking information about family Epraim PRAY who was a captain in the militia from Pawling (?) during the Revolution. I believe that he is buried in the Dover area. Scott Pray xchief@lcc.net 0997

PRESTON, Othniel. Seeking family information on children of Othniel Preston b. 1737, Othniel Preston b. 1757 and Othniel Preston b. 1784. I am descended from Othniel Preston b. 1784 d. abt1860. Also seeking marriage records for Othniel Preston b. 1784, who apparently had more than one wife. His wife Mary BENSON was my ancestor. Doris J. O'Brien Dobrien272@aol.com 0697

PULTZ, MASTIN/MASTON. Seeking information about George M. PULTZ m. abt 1790 in Rhinebeck Reformed Church, Dutchess Co., NY to Cornelia MASTIN/MASTON. Nancy Westenfield, 1792 E. Appaloosa Rd., Gilbert, AZ 85281 westenfield@maricopa.edu 0896

PULVER, BUSCH. Seeking information about the family of Johann Wendell PULVER b. Rhineland-Paltz, Germany m. Catherine BUSCH. Immigrated in 1710 to Dutchess Co. Children: Coenrad m. Magdalena SHEVER?; Susanna m. 1740 Lemuel WINCHELL. Eric Winchell eric@cbi.co.ru 1096

PULVER, DAY. Seeking information about family of Charles PULVER b. abt 1855 m. Susan DAY bp. abt 1868 at Christ Episcopal Church, Red Hook, NY. Children: Stanley, William and Louise. All are possibly buried in Red Hook. Would like to know Charles' parents and his dates of birth/death. Also would like Susan's parents and her dates of birth/death. Cheryl Morrison cpmalm@peganet.com 1297

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