Livingston County GenWeb Queries

April through May 1997


Looking for info on Andrew J. HEATH (b. 24 May 1815 probably in Livingston Co, NY) and his wife Anna Eliza GEER or GREER (b. 16 Jan 1816 in NY). Married 10 Nov 1836 in NY. Listed in 1840 census as living in Geneseo Twp and 1850 census in Livonia Twp. They had seven children born in Livingston Co (Harriet, Mary, Milliard, David or Milo, Irene, Marvin and Henry) before moving to Lapeer Co, MI around 1851 and later to Macomb Co, MI. Andrew's death record lists parents as Jacob & Abigail HEATH. Anna Eliza's mother is probably Dorcas GEER as she lived with the family during 1860 census in Macomb Co, MI.Chris Dixon Mon May 19 21:41:11 1997


The following names and birthdates are taken from a family Bible. This family appears in the Yates Co. census but their residence was listed as Livingston Co at 1823. William TAYLOR b. 20 Mar 1784; Elizabeth TAYLOR b. 20 Mar 1797; Richard D. TAYLOR b. 22 Mar 1815; Eleanor TAYLOR b. 21 Nov 1819; James TAYLOR b. 18 Nov 1821; Mary TAYLOR b. 13 Apr 1823; Jonathan TAYLOR b. 11 Jun 1825; Nancy TAYLOR b. 19 May 1827; Cornilia Matilda TAYLOR b. 23 Feb 1829; Seth TAYLOR b.31 Nov 1831; Charles TAYLOR b. 4 Jul 1836; Nelly Ann TAYLOR b. 26 Jun 1840. Mary TAYLOR, listed above, married Henry C. PARKER. I have further information on that line but would like to contact anyone with knowledge of this TAYLOR family.Dave Farmer Sun May 18 03:50:50 1997


My great grandfather, Samuel Mills FOWLER, was born in Livingston County, York, April 3, 1843. I do not know name of his parents - do know they ended up in Michigan in late 1840's or early 1850's. Any suggestions on running down his parents and/or siblings names? I am guessing his father's name was also Samuel - mother's first name possibly Rosetta. Any help would be appreciated! Judy Usher Mon May 12 18:11:37 1997


I am looking for information on members of my family, that lived in Mt. Morris. My grandfather was Tiffany BARNARD. His wife was Katherine CRYST. My mother was Catherine BARNARD, married to my father Guy Thomas HALL. I had an aunt who lived there, also, Grace CRYST. Hall, Jerome B. Mon May 12 08:53:41 1997


Seeking information and descendants of Julia Ann BINGHAM, d/o Augustus and Sabra (----) BINGHAM. Julia b 13 Oct 1812 in Livingston Co. NY. Married Samuel L. SPARLING 1 Jan 1833 in Alleganay Co. NY. Moved to Jasper Co. Indiana. Marcia A. Buescher Sun May 11 16:30:55 1997


I'm looking for information on the family (parents) of Daneil W. WHITMORE. He was born March 02, 1823, in Leicester, Livingston Co., NY. In 1847, he moved to Ashland Co., OH. The 1860 census for Ashland Co., list a John WHITMORE from NY, born in 1835 as living in Daniel's household. This may be a younger brother.Norman Smith Sat May 10 08:48:43 1997


Looking for information on William and Susannah (_______) GREENING. They were living in Jerusalum Twp in Yates Col in 1840. Is the Jacob GREENING living near by a son. William took wife and six children to live with the Shakers in 1841 at Groveland, Livingston Co. Children and wife stayed with Shakers and William left and remarried to Sucinda/Lucinda (______). Children were Isaac (died with Shakers in 1846) , Hannah, Mary Ann (turned off from the Shakers 1846), Elenor (died with Shakers in 1852), Jeremiah (turned off from the Shaker in 1850) , Henry Michael . Willing to share info on Henry Michael and wife Pheobe FAULKNER and their descendants. Hannah may have married ______ Dyer/Dryer head? of Shaker community and also left community. Willing to share information on descendants of Henry and Phoebe. CJensen Fri May 9 21:23:09 1997


Looking for information on John and Susannah (_______) FAULKNER. Were listed in 1840 census of Otsego Co., NY. John, wife and four females. Something happened and John took three daughters - Nancy, Louisa, and Phoebe to be raised by the Shakers in Livingston Co., NY. He moved on and lived near Nunda, NY. Phoebe married Henry Michael GREENING (also raised by Shakers) and left community. What happened to wife and other three females. Family records seem to indicate that John was living in Numda in 1858 when Henry and Phoebe married. Willing to share information on descendants of Henry and Phoebe.CJensen Fri May 9 21:30:21 1997


I'm trying to find out if Belinda HIGGINS, widow of Stephen L. HIGGINSwho d. 1852 in Leicester twp, remarried. I'd like to know the name of her husband and where they lived. I believe that Belinda's maiden name was Andrus; both she and Stephen were from Springwater. Karen Griffin Thu May 8 14:24:18 1997


My Revolutionary War ancestor Daniel KINNICUTT, died in Avon, which was in Genesee Co. on 12 Apr 1817 when he died. I want to know where he is buried, and if there is an obit or other record of this children. My ancestor is his eighth child, Anstis KINNICUTT DA LEE, who married in 1792, James WATERMAN DA LEE. Martha Da Lee Haidek Thu May 8 08:40:11 1997


My g-g-g-g-grandfather was George CROUSE Jr. He was born in East Avon in 1780 and died in Hartland, Michigan in 1853. His wife was not buried with him though. Her name was Permelia Catherine DANOLDS and she was born in East Avon in 1783. She died March 18, 1838. We can only guess she was buried in East Avon . Any information on her would be appreciated. George CROUSE's grandfather was Johan Jacob KRAUS who came from Germany in approximately 1709. Thomas D. Johnson Mon May 5 16:00:59 1997


PERRIN,McENTEE: Seeking confirmation of burial places of Lewis Delono PERRIN and wife, Gertrude Augusta McENTEE. Lewis was born 17 Apr. 1844 in Conesus, died 16 Feb. 1927 in Butler, PA., and is said to have been buried in South Livonia. Gertrude died 23 Aug. 1905, supposedly in or near Rochester, but I do not know where she was buried. Could she be with Lewis in South Livonia? Has anyone seen these PERRIN's? Todd Walker Fri May 2 19:33:47 1997


Looking for information about AMASA ADAMS who owned a store in Lima around 1800. The Amasa (b 13 Sep 1772) would have been around 27 to 35 years of age. His partner was John TRYON. ADAMS, TRYON and Augustus GRISWOLD later opened a store in Tryon but it failed after a few years. My GGG Grandfather was named AMASA ADAMS and I have records placing him, his wife Phebe WENTWORTH and their children in the Farmington/Manchester area of Ontario Co. Amasa was probably born in CT. Phebe was born on 14 Jan 1779 in Canterbury CT. I have been trying desperately to find a clue to Amasa's parentage. I am not sure where he was born. Thank you, George Adams Sun Apr 27 14:41:46 1997


I am looking for the father and mother of Hiram D. SKINNER, born April 18,1818 in Ontario County New York. Hiram married Mary M BROWN of Mt. Morris, New York. She was born Oct 1, 1824 in Livinston County. I have substantial reason to believe he had an older brother(4 years) named Horace, and a younger brother Seth C.(by three years. This is based on the Indiana state census for Allen County, Springfield Township. They were all farmers living a few doors apart. I have fairly complete geneology of Hiram's descendants Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Mark L. Skinner Sat Apr 26 08:53:24 1997


MCMITCHELL, John, Sheriff of Herkimer Co., NY. Dau. Mary Ann b. ab. 1815 to Eli MURRAY b. 1785 in Fairfield, Herkimer Co. and d. 1853 Livonia, Livingston Co., NY. Need parents of John McMITCHELL. Thanks Jane Klotz Thu Apr 24 11:16:54 1997


I am researching the WAMBOLD family. I know of at least two WAMBOLD's (Frederick and John) who came into New York from Montgomery county, Pennsylvania. They located in Steuben (near Canisteo) and Livingston (near Sparta/Dansville) counties. I have the pedigrees of both of these men back into the 1500's in Germany. Do you have a WAMBOLD in New York on your family tree? Let's share information. Susan Johanson Tue Apr 22 22:03:23 1997


Looking for family of Asahel WARNER (b.Nov. 12, 1823, Livonia twp., Livingston Co., NY). Believe he moved at age 12 to Ohio and then in young adulthood to Reading twp., Hills- dale Co., MI. We have lots of info. to share on his descendents but can find no information on his parents or siblings. Ann C. Bordeaux Fri Apr 18 19:21:38 1997


Looking for information about Patrick CONROY and Julia WALSH CONROY. Emigrated from Co.Laois, IR, in 1849. First in Peekskill NY area and then on to Geneseo, NY, where we believe Julia died at age 80. Patrick died at age 50 but the years for both deaths are unknown. One of their children, Patrick CONROY (b.1833 Co. Laois, IR) married Elizabeth GIBBONS on Nov.17, 1859 in Mt. Morris, New York, and then moved to Calhoun Co. MI. Ann C. Bordeaux Fri Apr 18 19:46:02 1997


Looking for information on Martin GIBBONS and Margaret MARTIN GIBBONS and family members. They emigrated from Co. Mayo, IR, in about 1850. We know their daughter Elizabeth GIBBONS was married in 1859 in Mt. Morris (Livingston Co.) NY to Patrick CONROY so we think her parents may have been living there at that time. Ann C. Bordeaux Fri Apr 18 19:52:44 1997


I am searching for the family of Theobald-Deabold SCHOTT(SHUTT) who was living with wife, Elizabeth and dau. Julianna in Sparta Twp Livingston co. NY in 1826. Will exchange information. Marguerite Bauer Thu Apr 17 16:38:18


ROLPH -- Looking for date of death and location of children of Stephen ROLPH and Electa OSBORN ROLHP. Stephen was born 1784; Electa 1798. They removed to Portage after 1850 (they had been living in Portageville, Wyoming County). Last record of them is in Grantor Index Liber 53, page 52, Stephen and Electa ROLPH, "of Portage, Livingston Cty., N.Y, .Jan 20, 1864 "sale of land in town of Genesee Falls in the village of Portageville, Wyoming County." Children included Electa (33 and single in 1850 census); Lucy (26 and single in 1850 census); Lyman, d 1850, buried Portageville Pioneer Cemetery; Edwin ("E.A.") d 1867, b Portage Pioneer Cemetery; Benjamin (18 in 1850 census); Nelson (d 1862 while serving in Bill's Co., A130th Reg. N.Y.S.V., b Portageville Pioneer Cemetery); Harriet, d 1842, b Portageville Pioneer Cemetery; Jane, m Alonzo Maderson. Gary Rolph Tue Apr 15 08:35:12 1997


Looking for information on Isaac ELWOOD, bpt. 25 Feb. 1759, Westport, Fairfield co. CT. Isaac was the s/o Richard and Rachel [DAVIS] ELWOOD. Re: Families of Old Fairfield, Isaac, res. Scipio, Cayuga Co. 1818, and was in Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., 1832. Isaac, m.9 Mar 1781, Elizabeth BATTERSON, d/o James, she was bpt. 24 June 1759. Children of Isaac and Elizabeth, bpt. Westport, CT: John, bpt. 25 Aug 1782; Pamelia, bpt. 18 July 1784; Isaac, bpt. 11 Mar 1787. Isaac also had a brother Abraham, who res. in Scipio, Cayuga Co. NY, 1818. Abraham, b. 19 Dec. 1756, m. Sarah JOHNSON. Children of Abraham and Sarah, bpt. Westport, CT: Nathaniel- Brooks, Abraham, Samuel, John, and possibly others. Nathaniel-Brooks, m. Altana CURTIS, of Oxford, Chenango Co. NY, Samuel, m. Harriet CURTIS, sister to Altana, and res. in McDonough, NY. I am looking for the burial sites of Isaac ELWOOD, Abraham ELWOOD, Elizabeth [BATTERSON] ELWOOD, and Sarah [JOHNSON] ELWOOD. I would appreciate any help. Thank you Anne Townsend Sun Apr 13 20:53:47 1997


Looking for anyone working on the BLOSSOM family of Portage, Livingston Co., NY. Lydia Ninette BLOSSOM b. 03 Nov 1816 in Portage, married William WITHERELL in Portage. She died 18 may 1883 in East Hickory, Forest Co., PA. Any help on the BLOSSOM family would be appreciated. Karen S. Golden Rodgers Fri Apr 11 10:21:11 1997


I am searching for a marriage record of William Witherell and a Lydia Ninette Blossom (or Blosser) sometime between 1830 and 1840. Portage, NY was where William and Lydia married. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks! Carol Witherell Wed Apr 9 18:34:29 1997


Looking for information on the HUDSON family. JOHN HUDSON(b.1810) is listed on a Michigan land grant of 1836 as being from Livingston County, New York. He married MARY HIBLER of Sussex County, New Jersey in 1833 in New Jersey. Moved to Oakland Co., Michigan, and had 7 children: MARGARET GLASS(1836),JANE STONE (1838),SILAS(1840),SARAH RANSOM(1844),MARY NILES(1846),ABIGAIL HOSIE(1848)& JUDSON(1851). Jeff Cyr Wed Apr 9 14:23:16 1997


WOOLWORTH - Birth or parents or family of James R. Woolworth Identified in the 1850 census in Nunda Township, Livingston Co. John Woolworth Tue Apr 8 21:14:28 1997.


SKINNER, HIRAM DANIEL..B.4/18/1818..OF Ontario Co. NY... BROWN, MARY M. b 10/11/1824 of Mt Morris, LIVINGSTON Co. NY...Hiram and Mary were married on 9/20/1842 they had one child Myron Franklin Skinner in NY, they moved to Allen Co. Ft Wayne, Indiana and had 10 other children..later moved to McHenry Co., Illinois. Any SKINNER/BROWN information greatly appreciated.Sandra Schreiber Tue Apr 8 07:16:09 1997


ANGEL, William G.: Looking for information that might connect William G. Angel, Democratic Representative for NY from March 4, 1825-March 3, 1827; March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831; March 4, 1831-March 3, 1833 - to Frances Engel of Pittsburgh, late 1800-1962. If you have information on either name, please contact me.Caron Mosey Mon Apr 7 13:07:05 1997


I'm looking for any records on LOT BOLSTER, LOT BOLSTER, JR., JOHN BOLSTER, ABNER BOLSTER and AMOS BOLSTER. LOT, JOHN, AMOS were listed as farmers in NUNDA TWP (LIVINGSTON CO.) in the 1820 U.S. Census. In the 1810 U.S. Census, LOT BOLSTER, JR., LOT BOLSTER and ABNER BOLSTER were listed in GERMAN TWP, CHENANGO CO. In the 1800 U.S. Census, LOT BOLSTER was listed in RENSSELAER CO., PETERSBURGH TWP. IN THE 1790 U.S. CENSUS, LOT (LOTT) BOLSTER and JOHN BOLSTER were listed as being in ALBANY CO., STEPHENTOWN TWP. Prior to that LOT BOLSTER was listed in a 1774 RHODE ISLAND census as living in COVENTRY, KENT COUNTY, RHODE ISLAND. LOT BOLSTER was born in GLOCESTER, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND, 1751-52. Sally Holcombe Fri Apr 4 10:24:18 1997


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