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Early Settlers
Town of Cazenovia

        Early settlers in the Town of Cazenovia 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 from. 
 
     Cazenovia was formed from Whitestown and Paris, March 5, 1795 and 
derives  its name from Theophilus Cazenove, the first agent of the Holland 
Land Company.  It originally embraced an extent of territory nearly equalling
Madison county.  De Ruyter, which then embraced the present towns of 
Georgetown, German, Lincklaen, Otselic and Pitcher, was taken off March 15, 
1798; Sullivan, then embracing the town of Lenox, Feb. 22, 1803; Smithfiled, 
which embraced portions of the present towns of Fenner and Stockbridge, and 
Nelson, March 13, 1807; and a part of Fenner, April 22, 1823. 
 
 prior to 1793- 
Mr. John LINCKLAEN 
Joseph ATWELL 
 
 about 1793- 
Charles ROE 
 -------, Bartholomew, all from Pompey Hollow. 
George S. LEDYARD 
Dr. Jonas FAY 
Jonathan Denise LEDYARD 
Major Samuel S. FORMAN 
Co. Benjamin WALKER 
Lt. Col. Jonathan FORMAN, brother to Major Samuel S. 
Eldad and Lemuel RICHARDSON 
Archibald BATES 
Day FAY 
William MILES 
Noah TAYLOR 
Isaac NICHOLS 
Ira PECK 
Nathan WEBB 
Shubael BROOKS 
Samuel TYLER 
 ----- AUGAR 
Asa FAY, brother to David 
 
 1794- 
Lewis STANLEY, Hartford, Conn 
David SMITH, native of Mass. 
Edward CURTIS from Eastern States 
Jonathan SMITH, brother to David 
Charelvell WEBBER 
William SIMS and 
Isaac MORSE 
Chandler WEBBER 
 
 1795- 
Abraham TILLOTSON, Hebron, Conn 
 
 1796- 
Walter CHILDS, native of Woodstock, Conn 
Jacob TEN EYCK, native of Albany 
 
 previous to 1800- 
Jeduthan PERKINS 
 
 1800- 
Francis NORTON, Conn. 
James COVELL 
Hendrick DeCLERCQ, native of Amsterdam, Holland 
Levi BURGESS 
 
 1801- 
Joseph HOLMES, native of Munson, Mass; from Chesterfield co., N.H. 
Caleb VanRIPER 
 
 1802- 
Edward PARKER, originally from Mass. 
Phineas SOUTWELL, originally from Mass. 
 
 1803- 
Robert FISHER 
Isaac WARREN 
John SAVAGE 
 
 1804- 
Samuel THOMAS, Litchfield, Conn 
Deacon Isaiah DEAN & wife Nancy, from Galway, Saratoga co. 
 
 1805- 
William MOORE, native of Conn. 
Daniel DAMON, brother-in-law to Wm. Moore, from Western, Mass. 
 
 1860- (book says 1860 but wonder if it should have been 1806) 
Christopher WEBB, Canterbury, Conn 
 
 1806- 
Ebenezer KNOWLTON, Dartmouth, N. H. 
Rev. Roswell BECKWITH, Baptist minister 
Bishop TUCKER, from New Jersey 
 
 other early settlers- 
Abiel AINSWORTH, and 
Reuben BRYANT 

Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY

Date: Wednesday, November 17, 1999 03:12 PM

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