Early Settlers
Town of Georgetown

    Early settlers in the Town of Georgetown 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.]
Georgetown was formed from DeRuyter, April 7, 1815. 
first settlement, Ezra SEXTON, Litchfield, Conn 
John C PAYNE, 
Elijah OLMSTEAD, son of Elder OLMSTEAD of Schodack, Rensselaer Co., 
Apollos DRAKE, native of VT & removed to Hamilton, distantly 
        connencted to PAYNEs, 
Joseph BISHOP, 
Bethel HURD, 
Eleazer HUNT, Stafford, Conn, and 
Olmstead BROWN 
 same year or next 
Josiah PURDY 
Mitchell ATWOOD, Litichfield Co., Conn, 
Matthew HOLLENBECK, Litchfield Co., Conn, 
Bailey CARTER, 
William PAYNE, Conn, 
Joseph P. HARRISON and 
Calvin CROSS, native of Bennington, Vt; moved to Hamilton 1795; 
        then to Georgetown 
Capt. Samuel WHITE 
Elijah BROWN, Colchester, New London Co., Conn, 
Ebenezer HALL, New England States, 
Zadock HAWKS, Hawley, mass, 
Charles BELDEN 
 about 1808 
David PARKER, Mass,  and 
Asa WEST, Mass. 
Philetus STEWART, 
Doctor SMITH, 
Benjamin BONNEY, Conn, 
Reuben BUCKINHAMN, born Conn, moved from Seabrooks, Mass to 
        Georgetown in 1806, and 
James McELWAIN., 
 few years later 
Alfred BROWN, brother of Elijah 

Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY

Date: Wednesday, November 03, 1999 08:53 AM

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