Town of Brookfield
Madison was formed from Chenango Co. in 1806.
Early settlers in the Town of Brookfield (#18 & 19) of Original Twenty Towns
taken from "1784 History of Chenango & Madison Counties, NY" by James H
Smith; pub. 1880. Tried to use year, where stated, person and where they were
Brookfield was formed from Paris, (Oneida Co.), March 5, 1795, and
originally embraced Nos. 17, 18 and 19 of the Chenango Twenty Townships. The
former was set off on the formation of Columbus, Feb. 11, 1805.
1791 first visited with view to settle-
Stephen HOXIE, Charlestown, R.I. and
Phineas BABCOCK, advance agents of company from R.I. and Conn
who resolved to emigatre to newly opended lands on the
first acutal settler-Capt. Daniel BROWN, a Quaker, native of
Samuel H. BURDICK,
Samuel BILLINGS, and
Stephen HOXIE and menbers of previously mentioned party in 1791,
John and ELIAS BUTTON, R.I.
Lawton PALMER,, R.I., son-in-law to John Button
Thomas, James and John ROGERS. R.I.,
Paul, Perry, Ray and John MAXSON, brothers,
Eleazer and Elder Simeon BROWN, (Simeon from Stoninghton, Conn),
Elder Henry CLARK, Seventh Day Adventist minister, settled on
Unadilla flats, and
Phineas BABCOCK settled.
Robert RANDALL, born Stonington, Conn
Gen. Roswell RANDALL
David GATES and
Oliver BABCOCK, father of Ethan and Oliver, Mass
Hezekial BABCOCK, came with brother, Phineas
John I. MORGAN,
Michael MYERS and
Jedeiah SANGER purchased townships 18 and 20 and unsold part
John CLARKE, Exeter, R.I.
Joshua WHITFORD, Stephentown, Rensselear Co,
John YORK, Stonington, Conn. and
Wiot (Wait) HINCKLEY., born Stonington, Conn.
Samuel GORTON, native of West Greenwich, R.I.
Nathaniel, Joseph and George DENISON and
Thompson BURDICK came in company from Stonington, Conn.; 1809
moved to Scott, Cortland Co.
Eli S BAILEY
Thomas KEITH, born Easton, Mass, to Lenox, Mass, then Broofield, with
Alexander BREWSTER, Lenox, Mass; left & went to Black River country
about 1795 or '6-
Elisha BURDICK, Westerly, R.I.
Augustus SAUNDERS, Westerly, R.I.
Elisha JOHNSON, Conn., and
Harris CHESEBROUGH, Petersburg, Rensselaer Co.
Josiah LIVERMORE, Brimfield Mass
Nathan BROWN, Stonington , CONN
Settlers' names & year from Town Records:
Asa BROWN - Peter GERMAN - Elezer GOODWIN - Jonathan KINGSBURY,
John NOYES - Jabez BROWN - Moses WARD - John WILBUR -
Nathaniel HASKEL, - Josiah RATHBUN - Roswell HASKIN -
Gurdon THOMPSON - Peter McINTIRE, - Eliakim PALMER -
Benedict BABCOCK - Powell HALL - Eliab UNDERWOOD
Charles WELCH - Edward WORKS - James SATTERLEE - Nath. CALKINS -
Peter W. Delancy - Joel CUTLER - Nathan W. BROWN - Thomas GILES -
Denison PALMER - Jesse PALMETER - David SMITH - Jesse PALMER -
Richard BUTLER - Isaac BROWN - George PALMER - Absalom MINER, Jr -
John PAYNE - Gilbert STRONG - Samuel BILLINGS - David DICKEY -
Ezekiel SCOTT - Joseph GARNER - Amos SCOTT - Augustus CRANDALL -
John YORK - Samuel HALL - Amos C PALMER - Jared CLARK -
Ebenezer KELSEY - Eld. MARSH - Jonah SLOCUm - Simon BROWN.
John HOXSIE - Capt. Samuel BERRY - John FOLLETT.
Thomas KENYON - Edward GREEN - Peter PALMER - David COLE - Edmund
SCOTT - Clark MAXSON - Joshua BREED - David WHITFORD -
Stephen CLARK -John WHITMORE - Jonathan MORGAN - Weaden WITTER -
Jonathan HUBBY - Elias UNDERWOOD - Joshua MORGANS - Cha. Lee USHER -
Nathan CLARK - Clark BARBER -Nath. MANE - Benjamin BROWN -
James MARSH - Nath. MARSH - Samuel MOSHER - Charles BABCOCK -
Nathan STEWARD - Luther BROWN - Thomas BOWMAN.
Samuel MARSH - William DAVIS - Thomas MILLS - Roswell BRAND -
Nehemiah PALMER - Samuel LANGWORTHY - Caleb MILLER - Amos WHEELER -
Wm. G GREENMAN - Daniel BARBER - Zebulon BROWN - Gad SUTLEAF,
Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY
Date: Saturday, July 10, 1999 08:44 PM