The Borthwick Diaries
Events of the Cornwallville Community
Culled from Sixty Years of Diaries of William S. Borthwick
1888-1947

Contributed by the Durham Center Museum and re-typed and sorted alphabetically by surname by Judy Davison.

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Note #1: Please remember this information was originally in Mr. Borthwick's diaries. The date he wrote the entry may not necessarily be the exact date that the event occurred.
Note #2: Don't be discouraged if your surname does not appear in the first column; some events (marriages, for example) have more than one surname to a line. Do a "find on this page" search to find many other names listed.
Be sure to scroll to the bottom for nearly 150 other events!



 

SURNAME

Mo

Da

Yr

EVENT

SAFFORD

4

17

1924

Dr. Leonard Safford died, age 70

SANFORD

2

20

1909

George H. Sanford died, age 82

SANFORD

2

16

1922

Mrs. Sarah Sanford died, age 87

SANFORD

3

20

1922

Miss Emma Sanford died, age 68

SANFORD

7

28

1926

Neuman Sanford and Etta Lown married

SANFORD

12

11

1931

Wilbur M. Sanford died, age 73

SANFORD

6

20

1938

Mrs. Nettie Sanford died, age 69

SANFORD

12

29

1939

Mrs. Wilbur M. Sanford died, age 79

SANFORD

1

2

1944

Neuman F. Sanford died, age 74

SARGEANT

4

19

1914

Rev. S. E. Sargeant appointed pastor

SARGEANT

10

25

1916

Rev. Samuel E. Sargeant and Mary Worthington married

SARGEANT

9

19

1919

Mrs. Samuel E. Sargeant died, age 55

SAVAGE

3

26

1923

Benj. Savage moved from Philadelphia to Hervey St.

SAVAGE

5

10

1928

Ben Savage moved to Philadelphia

SAXE

6

25

1910

George Saxe and Eila Goff married

SCHERMERHORN

2

16

1931

Miss Emma Schermerhorn died, age 80

SCHERMERHORN

2

17

1931

Miss Ella Schermerhorn died, age 76

SEARING

2

6

1913

Mrs. Richard E. Searing died, age 65

SEARING

11

18

1918

Richard E. Searing died, age 76

SEARLES

8

7

1937

Luman Searles died, age 72

SEIBERT

9

5

1924

Joseph Seibert and Bertha Fiede married

SETFORD

8

7

1896

Joseph Setford died, age 70

SETFORD

6

12

1914

Mrs. Rachel Setford died, age 85

SETFORD

8

9

1918

Lewis H. Setford died, age 72

SETFORD

6

21

1925

Mrs. Sarah Setford died

SHELDON

3

23

1890

Mrs. Edward Sheldon died, age 64

SHERMAN

11

30

1890

Born to Mr. and Mr.s Edgar L. Sherman, a girl

SHERMAN

5

20

1891

Jennie Sherman died, age 11

SHERMAN

1

15

1894

Mail route changed from East Windham to Acra, E. Sherman, carrier

SHERMAN

12

11

1899

Abram Sherman while chopping in the woods struck by a chip, destroying the sight of an eye

SHERMAN

7

7

1900

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Abram Sherman, a boy

SHERMAN

7

15

1904

"Sherman "House" struck by lightning

SHERMAN

2

22

1930

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar I Sherman celebrated 60th wedding anniversary

SHERMAN

6

4

1934

Edgar L. Sherman died, age 87

SHERMAN

3

7

1937

Mrs. Anna Sherman died, age 86

SHIELD

7

2

1937

Setford house burglarized by Harold Shield

SHOEMAKER

3

5

1907

Stephen Shoemaker and Grace Hitchcock married

SHUFELT

4

24

1895

Shufelt moved here from Oak Hill to open a saloon

SHULTES

2

13

1941

Dr. Charles A. Shultes died

SIMPSON

7

16

1911

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Simpson, a girl

SIMPSON

3

26

1919

Wm. Simpson bought the Safford farm in East Durham

SIMPSON

4

11

1922

John Simpson died, age 79

SIMPSON

12

15

1932

Mrs. John Simpson died, age 87

SIMPSON

3

2

1936

Mrs. Wm. Simpson died in Fla.

SIMPSON

7

15

1938

Wm. Simpson's barn in East Durham burned

SINCLAIR

5

26

1938

Dr. Sinclair given a farewell reception

SINCLAIR

2

15

1944

Dr. Duncan Sinclair died

SLEE

2

8

1916

A. J. Slee's house damaged by fire

SLEE

4

25

1923

A. J. Slee's barn burned

SLEE

8

26

1923

Mrs. Albert Slee died

SLEE

2

16

1925

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Slee, a son

SMALLING

2

27

1915

Mrs. Wilbur Smalling died, age 60

SMITH

10

15

1886

Mrs. Armenius Smith died, age 46

SMITH

5

31

1887

During the month of May, Armenius Smith "sat out" 1600 plum trees

SMITH

5

9

1888

Mrs. Bela Smith died, age 72

SMITH

5

27

1888

A. P. Smith of NY presented a communion set to the church

SMITH

6

27

1888

Miss Edith Smith graduated from New Paltz Normal School

SMITH

4

27

1891

Bela Smith died, age 81

SMITH

10

19

1892

Epworth League organized, Edith Smith, Pres.

SMITH

12

22

1892

T. I. and A. Z. Smith moved into their new store

SMITH

3

19

1893

Mr. and Mrs. Platt A. Smith's 30th wedding anniversary

SMITH

3

23

1893

T. I. and A. Z. Smith bought the Borthwick farm

SMITH

1

5

1895

John M. Smith died, age 39

SMITH

1

27

1895

Mrs. John M. Smith died, age 37

SMITH

8

28

1895

Armenius Smith and Miss Anna Heyer married

SMITH

9

9

1895

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Basil H. Smith, a son

SMITH

4

20

1897

Addison Z. Smith and Sarah Chase married

SMITH

9

21

1897

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith, a girl

SMITH

10

8

1897

Born to Mr. and Ms. Armenius Smith, a son

SMITH

6

30

1900

Ed Smith took a load to Hudson to see "Buffalo Bill" show

SMITH

1

4

1901

Armenius Smith died, age 62

SMITH

2

25

1901

Mrs. Anna Smith bo't the Mark Minor property

SMITH

5

27

1901

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith, a son

SMITH

7

4

1901

Miss Cora M. Smith died, age 37

SMITH

9

13

1901

Scott L. Smith died, age 28

SMITH

9

15

1902

Jay A. Smith and Gertrude Cox married

SMITH

2

23

1903

Fletcher Smith died, age 46

SMITH

2

8

1904

Arthur Smith and Klopp bo't the teaming business of T. I. Smith & Co.

SMITH

12

27

1904

Mrs. Amanda Smith 90 years of age

SMITH

1

23

1905

Mrs. Platt A. Smith died, age 69

SMITH

3

6

1905

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jay A. Smith, a girl

SMITH

2

21

1906

Mrs. Amanda Smith died, age 91

SMITH

12

2

1907

Rural Delivery Route began, Albert Smith carrier

SMITH

12

9

1907

Born to Mr. and Mrs. John A. Smith, a girl

SMITH

2

20

1908

Arthur Smith held auction of his teaming business

SMITH

2

26

1908

Arthur Smith and Maud Stone married

SMITH

2

5

1909

Born to Mrs. and Mrs. Jay A. Smith, a girl

SMITH

4

7

1909

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Addison Z. Smith, a boy

SMITH

9

19

1909

Lauren Smith died, age 38

SMITH

1

20

1911

Albert Smith bought the Jerome Woodard farm

SMITH

3

8

1911

Albert E. Smith and Minnie France married

SMITH

5

29

1912

Hilton C. Smith is painting the interior of the church

SMITH

6

6

1912

Truman I. Smith moved to Catskill

SMITH

9

27

1912

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith, a son

SMITH

3

24

1913

Truman I. Smith died, age 54

SMITH

1

11

1914

Mrs. Diantha Smith died, age 81

SMITH

8

30

1914

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith, a son

SMITH

5

9

1916

Harry Smith and Lucy Dougherty married

SMITH

1

5

1917

Edward Smith's Hoffman house burned

SMITH

11

19

1917

Mr. and Mrs. Edward Smith married 35 years

SMITH

2

4

1918

W. Sidney Smith died, age 77

SMITH

4

12

1919

Jack W. Smith returned from 1st World War service

SMITH

7

27

1919

Abram O. Smith died, age 82

SMITH

11

11

1919

Mrs. Albert Smith suffered a broken jaw

SMITH

9

10

1921

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack Smith, a son

SMITH

4

2

1922

Jay Smith bought Wm. Latta's house

SMITH

5

23

1922

Basil H. Smith died, age 74

SMITH

4

7

1924

Mrs. Minthorn Smith died, age 78

SMITH

10

13

1924

Clarence A. Smith and Mae Chichester married

SMITH

12

15

1924

Miss Alice L. Smith arrived in Foochow, China

SMITH

12

24

1924

Platt A. Smith died, age 88

SMITH

8

8

1925

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Clarence A. Smith, a girl

SMITH

3

9

1926

Jack W. Smith died, age 34

SMITH

8

28

1926

Farewell reception to Mr. and Mrs. Albert M. Smith

SMITH

9

3

1926

Albert Smith moved to Worcester

SMITH

9

20

1926

Mrs. Jeanie Smith died, age 80

SMITH

4

22

1927

Alice Smith home from 2 1/2 years in China

SMITH

6

1

1927

Mrs. Harry Smith sailed to go to France

SMITH

12

25

1927

Ernest W. Smith and Pauline Tompkins married

SMITH

2

20

1929

Mrs. Truman I. Smith died, age 73

SMITH

1

22

1931

Jay A. Smith died, age 53

SMITH

4

16

1931

Charles W. Smith died, age 60

SMITH

5

2

1931

Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Smith moved from NY City

SMITH

8

1

1932

Edward Smith died, age 74

SMITH

3

27

1934

Arthur Smith celebrated his 50th birthday

SMITH

3

30

1934

Gilbert F. Smith and Irene Delong married

SMITH

2

18

1935

Mrs. Harry Smith committed to Poughkeepsie

SMITH

3

20

1935

Mrs. Anna H. Smith died, age 79

SMITH

4

30

1935

The store of A. Z. Smith entered and robbed

SMITH

9

2

1936

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Smith, a girl

SMITH

5

30

1937

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith, a girl

SMITH

3

11

1938

Minthorn Smith died, age 91

SMITH

5

23

1939

Addison Z. Smith died, age 69

SMITH

6

30

1939

Mrs. Helen Smith moved to her new home

SMITH

7

9

1939

Mrs. Basil H. Smith died, age 87

SMITH

12

31

1939

Richard R. Smith and Mrs. Olive Daly married

SMITH

6

8

1940

Clarence A. Smith appointed Postmaster

SMITH

8

16

1940

Miss Isabelle Smith died, age 83

SMITH

3

27

1941

Miss Adelia Smith died, age 85

SMITH

4

5

1941

Harry Smith had a leg amputated in Memorial Hospital

SMITH

6

9

1941

Mrs. Lottie Palmer Smith died, age 83

SMITH

4

5

1942

Warren B. Smith killed, age 20

SMITH

3

20

1943

Miss Nettie O. Smith died, age 76

SMITH

10

18

1943

Mrs. Edward Smith died, age 76

SMITH

4

3

1944

Mrs. John A. Smith died, age 58

SMITH

5

6

1946

Miss Kathryn Smith valedictorian of graduation class of nurses, Brooklyn Hospital

SMITH

10

29

1946

Richard R. Smith died, age 51

SMITH

1

29

?

Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. Z. Smith, a girl

SMITH

2

22

?

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Truman I. Smith, a girl

SNYDER

5

25

1897

William Snyder died, age 49

SNYDER

3

13

1910

Mrs. Leah Snyder died, age 86

SNYDER

11

24

1921

George Snyder and Bessie Potter married

SNYDER

1

19

1929

George L. Snyder died, age 70

SNYDER

2

6

1939

Mrs. Bessie Potter Snyder died, age 74

SOMMER

4

23

1893

Rev. F. C. Sommer appointed pastor here

SOMMER

8

1

1928

Rev. Fred C. Sommer died, age 66

SPALDING

2

22

1941

George Spalding died, age 80

STARZYNSKI

9

19

1944

Peter Starzynski killed overseas, age 25

STEADMAN

3

24

1921

Wm. Rogers had an auction, Steadman, auctioneer

STEELE

10

7

1914

Perez Steele and Edith Cunningham married

STEVENS

11

12

1944

Dr. W. E. Stevens and Anna Morrow married

STEVENS

2

11

1947

Anne Morrow Stevens died, age 60

STEWART

5

30

1903

Dora Stewart died from burns, age 7 yrs

STEWART

3

28

1910

John Stewart died, age 67

STEWART

10

7

1918

Ermon Stewart died overseas, age 23

STEWART

4

21

1946

J. Bradley Stewart and Iva Turk married

STINE

4

12

1925

Rev. Fred W. Stine preached his first sermon here

STINE

9

4

1926

Donald Stine broke his arm

STINE

9

4

1927

Born to Rev. and Mrs. Fred Stine, a girl

STOCKWELL

6

2

1913

Betsey Stockwell died

STONEHOUSE

7

24

1937

Roger H. Stonehouse and Grace Thompson married

STORY

5

2

1931

Lester Story and Eva Armstrong married

STORY

2

8

1934

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Story, a boy

STRONG

8

2

1888

Mrs. Rhoda Strong died, age 75

STRONG

10

8

1889

Thomas B. Strong began school here

STRONG

10

1

1893

Philip Embury Strong died, age 48

STRONG

3

28

1894

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur F. Strong, a son

STRONG

9

25

1894

Wilbur F. Strong died, age 28

STRONG

6

10

1897

Thomas B. Strong died, age 48

STRONG

3

20

1903

Arthur Strong sowed oats

STRONG

6

8

1908

Martha Frances Strong died, age 19

STRONG

5

12

1909

John S. Strong died, age 66

STRONG

6

3

1910

Harriet Strong died, age 83

STRONG

12

14

1910

Miss Elizabeth Strong died, age 56

STRONG

7

11

1912

Strong Brothers had a pr. of three-year-old steers weighing 1200 pounds

STRONG

9

16

1912

Mrs. Aurelia Strong died, age 74

STRONG

5

28

1913

Edgar L. Strong and Emma Gilbert married

STRONG

1

6

1914

Mrs. Burdette W. Strong died, age 26

STRONG

3

17

1914

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edgar L. Strong, a girl

STRONG

3

2

1915

Horace Strong died, age 85

STRONG

4

16

1915

A Sunday School Teachers' training class organized - Miss Martha Strong, teacher

STRONG

5

2

1916

Miss Martha Strong died, age 64

STRONG

4

22

1919

Fred Strong and Helen Kelly married

STRONG

7

6

1922

William H. Strong died

STRONG

11

19

1923

Charles S. Strong died, age 69

STRONG

7

27

1925

Miss Caroline Strong died, age 74

STRONG

2

12

1927

Mrs. Emma Gilbert Strong died, age 55

STRONG

9

4

1929

Ellsworth A. Strong died, age 81

STRONG

11

15

1929

Mrs. Mary Strong died, age 86

STRONG

9

11

1932

Lyman H. Strong and Mrs. Jane T. McHench married

STRONG

3

24

1933

Miss Olive Strong died, age 76

STRONG

3

29

1935

A cow of Lyman Strong's gave birth to a two-headed calf

STRONG

3

31

1936

Lyman Strong moved from his lifetime farm home to Durham

STRONG

5

1

?

Burdette Strong moved from Newburgh to Ellsworth Strong's

SUTTON

1

20

1902

O. C. Sutton bought the Strong farm

SUTTON

11

8

1905

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Osmer Sutton, a boy

SUTTON

9

6

1907

Asbury Sutton died, age 7 yrs

SUTTON

11

18

1911

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Osmer Sutton, a boy

SUTTON

12

12

1912

Russell Sutton skated up to his neck in Parks Pond

SUTTON

8

30

1913

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Osmer C. Sutton, a girl

SUTTON

3

18

1916

O. C. Sutton bought the Fogler farm

SUTTON

4

9

1918

Russell Sutton enlisted in 1st World War

SUTTON

2

22

1919

Russell Sutton arrived home from overseas (WWI)

SUTTON

8

11

1920

Russell Sutton and Irene Morse married

SUTTON

12

11

1921

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sutton, a boy

SUTTON

3

29

1923

Russell Sutton moved to Coxsackie

SUTTON

11

10

1923

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sutton, a boy

SUTTON

11

17

1923

Maxwell Sutton and Edna Winans married

SUTTON

7

29

1925

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sutton, a girl

SUTTON

9

20

1925

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Sutton, a son

SUTTON

2

8

1932

Miss Leslie Sutton entered Presbyterian Hospital, Philadelphia, for training

SUTTON

7

29

1932

Osmer C. Sutton suffered a broken arm

SUTTON

5

12

1934

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell Sutton, a girl

SUTTON

12

2

1934

Erik Sutton and Alice Beaton married

SUTTON

5

28

1936

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Erik Sutton, a girl

SUTTON

12

14

1938

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Erik Sutton, a girl

SUTTON

10

21

1945

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Erik Sutton, a boy

SUTTON

12

17

1945

Osmer C. Sutton died, age 70

SUTTON

5

5

?

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Osmer C. Sutton, a girl

SWEET

12

7

1939

Glenroy Sweet and Beulah Treyer married

TALLMAN

3

13

1899

Tallman's steam saw mill arrived for work

TALLMAN

6

18

1907

Tallman finished drilling a 90 ft. well for the parsonage

TAYLOR

5

22

1906

Thomas Taylor died, age 79

TAYLOR

6

24

1909

Mrs. Thomas Taylor died, age 76

TAYLOR

2

10

1923

Seymour Taylor and Maud Mulford married

TEATOR

2

22

1942

Born to Mrs. Glenna Teator, a boy

TETLEY

4

23

1905

Rev. J. W. Tetley appointed pastor here

TETLEY

3

5

1906

Born to Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Tetley, a son

TETLEY

4

24

1906

A Ladies Aid Society organized, Mrs. Tetley, President

TETLEY

8

12

1928

Rev. J. W. Tetley died, age 51

TETLEY

11

1

1934

Mrs. J. W. Tetley died

THORNE

4

3

1903

Egbert Thorne died, age 46

THUEMMEL

2

8

1934

Paul Thuemmel died

TIMMERMAN

5

2

1898

Edgar Timmerman and Carrie Wetmore married

TIMMERMAN

2

8

1900

Mrs. Carrie Wetmore Timmerman died

TRAVER

3

14

1900

Wm. Traver dislocated his shoulder

TRAVER

4

4

1946

Orson Traver died, age 62

TREALESE

3

12

1924

William Trealese and Viola Butts Ratcliff married

TREYER

11

24

1910

Paul Treyer and Gertrude Proper married

TREYER

4

25

1914

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Treyer, a girl

TREYER

8

26

1915

Paul Treyer has a new Garford truck

TREYER

5

18

1917

Dorothy Treyer died, age 3 yrs

TREYER

4

19

1918

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Treyer, a girl

TREYER

5

13

1918

Paul Treyer moved to the Hutte farm

TREYER

3

18

1920

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Paul Treyer, a girl

TREYER

3

29

1937

Fire damaged Paul Treyer's house

TRIPP

1

1

1942

Isaac U. Tripp died, age 83

TURK

12

2

1914

Harold Turk and Hazel Yale married

TURK

12

28

1915

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Turk, a boy

TURK

3

30

1928

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Harold Turk, a girl

TURK

6

12

1929

Harold Turk's Auburn car burned

TURK

3

3

1939

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Turk, a girl

TURK

9

11

1941

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Turk, a son

TURK

10

29

1945

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Turk, a girl

TYLER

2

6

1934

Nettie Tyler died

UHLL

8

5

1935

Peter Low and Mae Uhll married

UHLL

2

8

1946

Daniel Uhll and Isabel Flinn married

UHLL

11

20

1946

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Uhll, a boy

UPDEGRAF

10

20

1915

Mrs. Updegraf lecture on Women's Suffrage in front of the Post Office

UTTER

10

16

1897

Adelbert Utter and Louisa Woodworth married

UTTER

5

31

1915

Mills of Herbert E. Utter at East Durham burned

UTTER

8

31

1935

Mrs. Louisa Woodworth Utter, age 59

UTTZ

1

29

1896

George Uttz Jr. died, age 28

UTTZ

10

3

1898

George Uttz died, age 86

UTTZ

2

22

1901

Mrs. Emma Uttz died, age 78

UTTZ

2

9

1940

Mrs. Ida Uttz died, age 77

UTTZ

4

11

1941

Obadiah Uttz died, age 78

VALENTINE

11

22

1916

Charles Valentine died, age 44

VAN COTT

2

19

1900

Mrs. Maggie Van Cott celebrated the 32d anniversary of her first preaching service in the Hervey Street church

VAN COTT

4

8

1900

Mrs. Maggie Van Cott preached here

VAN COTT

8

5

1900

Mrs. Van Cott held Camp Meetings in Scutt's Grove

VAN COTT

8

29

1914

Mrs. Maggie Van Cott died, age 84

VAN DENBURGH

3

7

1892

Joseph Van Denburgh died, age 54

VAN DUSEN

3

13

1917

Mrs. Louise Strong Van Dusen died, age 50

VAN DYKE

3

15

1907

Rev. Romaine W. Van Dyke moved from West Laurens to the Brown farm

VAN DYKE

2

18

1913

Mrs. Kate Van Dyke died, age 79

VAN DYKE

11

28

1919

Romaine W. Van Dyke died, age 54

VAN GELDER

4

8

1905

Mrs. Eliza Van Gelder died, age 62

VAN ORDEN

6

22

1888

Hervey St. school had an entertainment in a grove, Chas. Van Orden teacher

VAN ORDEN

5

7

1910

J. Ernest Van Orden census taker

VAN ORDEN

12

31

1936

Mrs. W. Gates Van Orden died, age 72

VAN ORDEN

4

17

1940

The store formerly of W. Gates Van Orden burned

VAN TASSEL

10

8

1902

Charles Van Tassel and Maud Meddaugh married

VAN WAGONEN

6

5

1938

Virgil Van Wagonen and Louise Dean married

VAN WORMER

4

18

1912

John Van Wormer died, age 80

VANDENBURGH

2

19

1888

Mrs. Eliza Vandenburgh died, age 69

VANDENBURGH

11

19

1895

Abram Vandenburgh died, age 84

VENABLE

4

22

1934

Rev. F. P. Venable appointed pastor here

VIALL

1

17

1913

Born to Fred and Elizabeth Viall, a girl

VIALL

7

23

1923

Fred Viall died, age 44

VINCENT

6

15

1894

Samuel Vincent died, age 25

VINCENT

3

2

1895

Alanson Vincent died

VINCENT

3

11

1896

Milo Vincent and Cora Laymon married

VINCENT

10

25

1924

Charles Vincent and Emma Busch married

VINCENT

2

21

1928

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vincent, a girl

VINCENT

8

22

1929

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Vincent, a girl

VINCENT

5

19

1936

Charles Vincent died, age 65

VINING

9

30

1908

Lester Vining and Marie Barnes married

VINING

2

1

1913

Steve Vining found dead near East Windham

VON SHENK

4

26

1943

Robert Von Shenk and Catherine Carner married

VON SHENK

3

11

1944

Born to Mrs. and Mrs. Robert von Shenk, a girl

WAGNER

2

17

1900

Clayton Wagner died, age 36

WAGNER

3

5

1900

Darius Wagner died, age 88

WAGNER

2

22

1906

Mrs. Nancy Wagner died, age 84

WALKER

4

10

1890

Eli Lewis Walker died, age 71

WALKER

3

29

1891

Duane Walker and Emma Jones married

WALKER

8

21

1891

Reuben Walker died

WALKER

3

11

1895

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Duane Walker, a girl

WALKER

1

31

1900

Mrs. Emma Jones Walker died, age 35

WALKER

11

11

1906

Wesley Walker died, age 76

WALKER

4

29

1921

Mrs. Maria Walker died, age 70

WALKER

11

22

1922

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker, a boy

WALKER

11

19

1932

Mrs. Duane Walker died, age 69

WAND

5

3

1924

Alexander Herbert Wand died, age 7

WAND

11

30

1941

Alexander H. Wand died, age 72

WARNER

3

28

1895

Mrs. Elizabeth Warner died, age 75

WASTE

1

5

1922

Mrs. Ernest Waste died, age 19

WATERMAN

8

1

1935

Floyd Waterman and Minnie Bartholomew married

WATERMAN

2

26

1937

George Waterman died, age 70

WATSON

4

9

1894

Richard Watson moved from South Leeds to his farm here

WATSON

7

22

1898

Mrs. Richard Watson in a runaway down the "Big Hill" with a horse and carriage

WATSON

8

13

1902

Mrs. Sarah M. Watson died, age 90

WATSON

1

7

1904

Richard Watson suffered a broken leg

WATSON

5

18

1926

Richard M. Watson died, age 74

WATSON

10

12

1942

Mrs. Frances Watson died, age 84

WEST

6

25

1927

Fred West and Mrs. Elizabeth Viall married

WESTERBERT

10

2

1937

Nils Westerberg and Marjorie Parks married

WETMORE

2

14

1889

Leroy Wetmore died, age 38 (or 1899? - original says "1989")

WETMORE

3

12

1890

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Wetmore, a son

WETMORE

10

22

1893

Ferris Wetmore home from the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago

WETMORE

1

23

1895

Charles Wetmore died, age 86

WETMORE

5

14

1896

Charles H. Wetmore died, age 49

WETMORE

12

15

1897

Mrs. Charles H. Wetmore died, age 46

WETMORE

2

8

1898

Dr. Rancour operated on Clark Wetmore's lip

WETMORE

4

11

1898

Willie Wetmore died, age 10

WETMORE

12

30

1902

Hiram Wetmore and Matilda Moore married

WETMORE

2

2

1904

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Wetmore, a girl

WETMORE

3

1

1904

Hiram Wetmore moved to Windham

WETMORE

3

16

1904

Ferris Wetmore fell from overhead in his barn-seriously injured

WETMORE

8

5

1906

Barns of Ferris Wetmore struck by lightning and burned

WETMORE

1

26

1908

Mrs. Clark Wetmore died, age 79

WETMORE

2

21

1910

Orson Wetmore and Adelaide Weir married

WETMORE

6

29

1910

Clark Wetmore and Mrs. Libbie Meloy married

WETMORE

7

2

1910

Ferris Wetmore's barn in C'ville burned

WETMORE

1

8

1914

Mrs. Ferris Wetmore operated on at Albany Hospital

WETMORE

4

16

1920

Pearl Wetmore died, age 14

WETMORE

4

26

1922

Mrs. Libbie Meloy Wetmore died, age 68

WETMORE

9

20

1922

Clark Wetmore died, age 84

WETMORE

2

2

1924

Mr. and Mrs. Ferris Wetmore married 50 years

WETMORE

3

24

1925

Ferris Wetmore died, age 73

WETMORE

5

27

1935

Mrs. Mary Wetmore died, age 83

WETMORE

2

11

1940

Hobart Wetmore died, age 78

WETSELL

2

22

1892

Mrs. James Wetsell died, age 62

WHITE

8

31

1898

William White died, age 70

WHITE

10

16

1910

Mrs. Catherine White died, age 79

WHITE

7

14

1933

Eben White died, age 72

WHITE

7

27

1939

Mrs. Eben White died, age 88

WHITMAN

9

15

1917

Mrs. Willard Whitman died, age 60

WHITMAN

8

25

1922

Willard Whitman moved to Hoopeston, Ill

WHITMAN

4

26

1934

Williard Whitman died, age 88

WILCOX

10

21

1901

Herbert Wilcox and Margaret Smith married

WILLIAMS

10

19

1904

George E. Williams and Pearl Winans married

WILLIAMS

2

28

1905

Ransom B. Williams died, age 55

WILLIAMS

8

18

1908

Marvin Williams and Addie Winans married

WILLIAMS

3

11

1923

Mrs. Elizabeth Williams died, age 72

WILLIAMS

3

18

?

Born to Mr. and Mrs. George E. Williams, a girl

WILLSEY

6

14

1906

Almon Willsey had a phonograph show

WILSEY

4

25

1897

Rev. G. O. Wilsey appointed pastor here

WILSEY

2

18

1901

Almon Wilsey sick with typhoid fever

WILSEY

9

15

1906

S. S. picnic at High Rocks, photoed by Almon Wilsey

WILSEY

7

31

1910

Almon Wilsey died

WILSEY

4

10

1943

Rev. George O. Wilsey died, age 80

WINEGARD

2

8

1900

Harry Winegard conducted a phonograph show

WINEGARD

4

29

1909

Harry Winegard and Carrie Marden married

WINEGARD

2

24

1915

Frank Winegard moved to his father's farm from Moravia NY

WINEGARD

11

10

1934

Harry Winegard died, age 53

WINEGARD

7

30

1944

Mrs. Frank Winegard suffered a broken hip

WING

9

11

1909

Charles Wing Jr. and Eliza Minor married

WING

11

19

1931

Charles Wing moved from New Rochelle to Merchant farm

WING

9

19

1942

Minor Wing and Marjorie Clunan married

WING

12

15

1943

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Minor Wing, a boy

WINN

2

24

1941

Born to Jason and Gussie Winn, a boy

WINTERS

7

31

1932

Mrs. Martha Winters died, age 79

WOOD

11

18

1903

Charles Wood and Ada Hull married

WOOD

3

27

1912

Scott Wood and Miss Daisy Millett married

WOODARD

11

21

1894

Jared Woodard and Della France married

WOODARD

7

17

1897

Jared L. Woodard died, age 38

WOODARD

10

14

1897

Born to Mrs. Della Woodard, a girl

WOODARD

3

1

1900

Mrs. Delia Woodard moved to C'ville from East Durham

WOODARD

8

2

1900

Amos Woodard died, age 84

WOODARD

4

17

1911

Walter Woodard has a new Paterson auto

WOODARD

5

6

1913

Walter Woodard and Marian Abrams married

WOODARD

3

16

1914

Jerome Woodard moved to East Durham

WOODARD

4

26

1917

Della Woodard moved to Gloversville

WOODARD

3

14

1927

Mrs. Jerome Woodard died, age 76

WOODARD

4

17

1930

Mrs. Ida Woodard died, age 69

WOODARD

7

21

1930

Jerome Woodard died, age 82

WOODARD

6

25

1942

Frank Woodard died, age 86

WOODARD

10

25

1945

Miss Elizabeth Woodard died, age 83

WOODWORTH

12

24

1897

Hiram S. Woodworth and Maud Jennings married

WOODWORTH

6

11

1899

Mrs. Maude Jennings Woodworth died, age 22

WOODWORTH

1

31

1903

Hiram S. Woodworth bought the Fogler farm

WOODWORTH

11

24

1903

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Woodworth, a boy

WOODWORTH

5

18

1911

Mrs. Wm. S. Woodworth died, age 64

WOODWORTH

12

19

1921

William S. Woodworth died, age 82

WOODWORTH

5

5

1925

Beulah Woodworth won 2nd in Philip Speaking contest, Catskill High School

WOODWORTH

7

30

1928

Milton Woodworth and Hannah Wheat married

WOODWORTH

2

21

1931

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Woodworth, a girl

WOODWORTH

12

22

1933

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Milton Woodworth, a boy

WOODWORTH

6

10

1939

William Woodworth broke a leg

WOODWORTH

3

30

?

Born to Mr. and Mrs. Hiram S. Woodworth, a girl

YALE

1

12

1890

Moses W. Yale died, age 67

YALE

6

4

1914

Phebe Yale died, age 91

YALE

10

11

1917

Josiah Yale bo't Claver farm for $1200

YALE

5

19

1925

Josiah T. Yale died, age 67

YALE

1

1

1926

Mrs. Fannie Yale died , age 65

ZEILBEER

3

16

1936

Louis Zeilbeer died, age 64

ZIMMER

4

21

1920

Jac Zimmer bought the Hough farm

ZIMMER

11

5

1930

Andrew Zimmer and Helen Stahle married

Local & World events

5

30

1887

Grand View Mt. House at East Windham burned

Local & World events

3

12

1888

The Great Blizzard

Local & World events

4

12

1889

A Drum Corps of seven pieces organized

Local & World events

4

30

1889

The 100th anniversary of inauguration of George Washington as first President of the U. S. observed in the church here

Local & World events

8

9

1889

Telegraph Office installed in the store

Local & World events

11

4

1889

Surveyors on the mountain for a R.R. to Cooperstown

Local & World events

3

1

1890

Eggs 13 cents per dozen

Local & World events

5

3

1890

20 houses in Gilboa burned

Local & World events

7

4

1890

Drum Corps furnished music for 4th celebration at Shady Glen

Local & World events

10

12

1890

New Estey organ bo't for the church

Local & World events

4

28

1891

24 houses burned at Leeds

Local & World events

3

17

1892

"Ten Nights in a Bar Room" at East Durham

Local & World events

4

14

1892

Hervey Street church reopened

Local & World events

5

11

1892

A rainbow by moonlight

Local & World events

5

20

1892

Mts. covered with snow

Local & World events

7

6

1892

"Excelsior Cottages" three in number burned

Local & World events

8

2

1893

Church reopened with special services after $800 repairs

Local & World events

9

7

1893

Thunderstorm prevented a balloon ascension at Cairo Fair

Local & World events

3

29

1894

Durham Presbyterian Church burned

Local & World events

4

12

1894

12 inches of snow fell - good sleighing

Local & World events

8

24

1894

Cornerstone of new Presbyterian church laid

Local & World events

2

28

1895

Presbyterian church dedicated, to replace one burned March 1894

Local & World events

3

8

1895

A drama "Through the Breakers" presented at East Durham

Local & World events

2

12

1896

First observance of Lincoln's birthday as a legal holiday

Local & World events

2

17

1896

22 degrees below zero

Local & World events

6

26

1896

Wool 13 cents per lb.

Local & World events

1

24

1897

Sunday School organized at Hervey Street

Local & World events

3

3

1897

At town meeting hotel license voted by 13 majority

Local & World events

4

27

1897

Grant's Tomb dedicated

Local & World events

9

27

1897

Teacher's Institute at East Windham

Local & World events

4

21

1898

Spanish American War began

Local & World events

2

24

1899

113 persons crowded the little school house to witness "Rip Van Winkle" by school talent

Local & World events

3

29

1900

Eggs 12 cents per dozen

Local & World events

9

8

1900

Terrible flood at Galveston, Tex.

Local & World events

4

21

1901

Great Freshet

Local & World events

9

6

1901

Pres. Wm. McKinley shot

Local & World events

2

24

1902

The men provided a church supper at Platt Hill's

Local & World events

12

9

1902

12 below zero - - the coldest day of 1902

Local & World events

12

31

1902

40 inches of snow fell in December

Local & World events

5

23

1903

Locust Grove creamery, between Oak Hill and Durham, burned

Local & World events

6

30

1903

18 rainy days in June

Local & World events

6

1

1904

Two mails a day during the summer

Local & World events

7

23

1904

The first automobile passed through here

Local & World events

8

25

1904

First fruit barrel made at local barrel factory

Local & World events

11

13

1904

21 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

11

18

1904

A 470 pound bear shot near Jenne Notch

Local & World events

4

19

1905

Rights of way obtained for a trolley through the town from Oneonta

Local & World events

9

29

1905

County S.S. Conv. at Cornwallville - 10 towns represented, 30 schools, 70 stayed all night

Local & World events

11

6

1905

A church meeting voted to build a parsonage

Local & World events

12

5

1905

Ground broken for a new parsonage

Local & World events

3

14

1907

"Tony the Convict" presented at East Durham

Local & World events

1

8

1908

Mitchell Hollow and Cornwallville Telephone Co. line established

Local & World events

2

5

1908

32 degrees below zero

Local & World events

3

8

1908

80 at Sunday School

Local & World events

3

17

1908

Greene Co. Board of Supervisors voted to build a new Court House, cost not to exceed $150,000 including site

Local & World events

6

21

1908

Baptism and immersion performed at Parks Pond

Local & World events

11

12

1908

Greene County Court House cornerstone laid

Local & World events

3

1

1910

100 days of sleighing to date

Local & World events

5

21

1910

Halley's Comet appeared

Local & World events

6

16

1910

The Epworth League presented the church with an individual communion set

Local & World events

7

23

1910

Cornwallville school districk formed into a Union Free School district

Local & World events

8

12

1910

First S. S. Picnic held in Parks Grove - 300 present

Local & World events

11

4

1910

18 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

5

11

1911

Forest fire on Mt. Pisgah

Local & World events

12

1

1911

Star route mail changed to go to Cairo instead of Acra

Local & World events

4

14

1912

The S. S. Titanic sunk after encountering an iceberg

Local & World events

4

26

1912

The drama "Diamond and Hearts" presented in the new church hall

Local & World events

5

20

1912

A Boy Scout Troop organized

Local & World events

7

6

1912

Sunshine Band bought new cushions for the church

Local & World events

8

8

1912

Shady Glen boarding house burned

Local & World events

2

10

1914

A slight earthquake

Local & World events

2

12

1914

22 degrees below zero

Local & World events

2

14

1914

20 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

3

19

1915

The Sunshine Bank gave a sketch, "Mrs. Busby's Pink Tea"

Local & World events

4

30

1915

The Philathea Class presented an entertainment as "Colored Entertainers"

Local & World events

6

25

1915

A "votes for women" speech in the church hall

Local & World events

6

29

1915

Third Dist. Sunday School convention held here - 10 schools present

Local & World events

7

26

1915

Telegraph Office discontinued

Local & World events

6

9

1916

Moving Picture "Birth of a Nation" at Catskill

Local & World events

3

25

1917

The "Holy City" was presented with 50 voices at the Catskill Presbyterian Church

Local & World events

3

31

1917

The Boy Scouts rode horseback to Windham and back

Local & World events

5

7

1917

Drama "Uncle Rube" presented

Local & World events

7

1

1917

Local Red Cross organized

Local & World events

7

13

1917

Local Boy Scout Troop went on a trip to West Point

Local & World events

9

18

1917

First quota of 103 men sent from County, First World War

Local & World events

12

30

1917

23 below zero

Local & World events

8

28

1918

Cornwallville Grange organized with 41 members

Local & World events

11

5

1918

Women voted at election for the first time

Local & World events

11

11

1918

Armistice Day

Local & World events

6

16

1919

Sherman J. Lowell, state master, visited Cornwallville Grange 1434

Local & World events

3

30

1920

Rose Hill opened for first time in 11 weeks

Local & World events

10

13

1921

Four day celebration of 100th anniversary of Methodist church

Local & World events

5

28

1922

Tablet unveiled for boys of the 1st World War

Local & World events

6

4

1923

The Old Blacksmith Shop removed

Local & World events

8

15

1923

Bowling Alley at Shady Glen burned

Local & World events

4

2

1924

13 inches of snow

Local & World events

8

21

1924

Cornwallville Grange won 1st prize at the County Fair

Local & World events

9

8

1924

Hotel Kaaterskill burned

Local & World events

1

24

1925

Total eclipse of the sun

Local & World events

2

28

1925

Slight earthquake shook

Local & World events

3

13

1925

The Drama "A Poor Married Man" presented in church hall

Local & World events

5

13

1925

French's Tea Room at East Windham opened

Local & World events

5

25

1925

Mts covered with snow

Local & World events

10

10

1925

Two inches of snow fell

Local & World events

2

4

1926

22 inches of snow

Local & World events

3

6

1926

8 below zero

Local & World events

6

25

1926

The drama "Little Clodhopper" presented in the church hall

Local & World events

5

21

1927

Capt. Chas. Lindberg arrived in Paris - 33 1/2 hrs from America

Local & World events

1

9

1928

Blind Joe moved into Rockwell house

Local & World events

3

12

1928

The Grange Thresher Co. voted a dividend of 15%

Local & World events

4

8

1928

An Easter sunrise service at East Windham

Local & World events

4

28

1928

10 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

4

17

1929

Six-foot snow banks at East Windham

Local & World events

7

8

1930

Durham Central School District formed

Local & World events

10

10

1930

400 voters gathered here to select a site for Central School

Local & World events

3

28

1932

18 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

2

3

1933

Cornwallville Grange dissolved (organized 1918)

Local & World events

7

28

1933

Drama "Red Headed Step Child" presented in church hall

Local & World events

2

28

1934

18 zero mornings or below in Feb. 1934

Local & World events

5

26

1934

Church sheds removed

Local & World events

8

10

1934

Tablet unveiled on Meeting House Hill, in memory of organization of Presbyterian church

Local & World events

3

8

1935

Catskill High School gutted by fire

Local & World events

4

19

1935

A cantata rendered, "From Manger to Cross"

Local & World events

7

3

1935

Rip Van Winkle Bridge at Catskill opened with ceremonies

Local & World events

3

12

1936

The Summit House Annex burned

Local & World events

3

21

1936

Blind Joe moved from Edmont farm to Fuhrmann farm

Local & World events

3

3

1937

Ice was drawn here from Crystal Lake

Local & World events

11

8

1938

Voting machines used first in Durham

Local & World events

12

3

1938

Mitchell Hollow and C'ville Telephone Co. dissolved

Local & World events

3

20

1939

Corner Stone of Durham Central School laid

Local & World events

4

20

1939

District school closed by vote

Local & World events

7

29

1939

A reunion of teachers and pupils of local school held at the old school house

Local & World events

10

9

1939

New Durham Central School opened

Local & World events

3

14

1940

"Gone with the Wind" in movies at Catskill

Local & World events

5

12

1940

Blind Joe's picture appeared in the N. Y. "News"

Local & World events

5

21

1940

Durham Central School dedicated

Local & World events

8

25

1940

Ice formed

Local & World events

8

31

1940

Ten school houses of the town sold at auction

Local & World events

9

5

1940

School house in Slee district moved to Oak Hill

Local & World events

12

7

1941

Pearl Harbor

Local & World events

4

25

1942

Registration of males 45 to 65 at Central School

Local & World events

5

22

1943

The church bo't a $1000 Bond

Local & World events

5

24

1943

A flag-raising service held

Local & World events

2

20

1944

Dedication services in honor of 69 names on honor roll at E. Durham

Local & World events

6

6

1944

The Normandy Invasion

Local & World events

9

5

1944

Earthquake shock felt here

Local & World events

4

12

1945

President Franklin D. Roosevelt died, age 63

Local & World events

5

7

1945

Germany surrendered

Local & World events

5

10

1945

4 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

8

14

1945

Japan surrendered unconditionally

Local & World events

8

16

1945

Grange Hall and two houses burned at East Durham

Local & World events

11

30

1945

26 inches of snow fell

Local & World events

3

5

1946

A movie camera purchased for the church

Local & World events

5

15

1946

"Hansel and Gretel" presented at Durham Central school

Local & World events

7

1

1947

Post Office began 3rd Class

Local & World events

3

15

?

Wool selling at 12 cents per lb.

Local & World events

4

15

?

A Mason & Hamlin organ purchased for the church - $180

 


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