Town of Sullivan
Early settlers in the Town of Sullivan 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.
Sullivan was formed from Cazenovia, Feb. 22, 1803. The larger
east half was set off to form the town of Lenox, Mar. 3, 1809.
about 1790 first pioneers-
James & Joseph PICKARD
Jacob, David & Hon Yost SCHUYLER
Garrett & George VanSLYCKE
John PALSLAY and
soon joined first pioneers-
John G MOYER,
Capt. Timothy BROWN,
Col. Zebulon DOUGLASS, from Columbia co. in 1796
John MATTHEWS, from Mass
Martin VROOMAN, removed from here quite early
Capt Rosel BARNES, removed to Illinois
Robert CARTER & sons Robert & John,
Joseph & Benjamin HOSLEY, brothers (Joseph went west)
Jacob PATRICK, settled previous to 1900
Judge John KNOWLES, from Troy in 1805.
Robert RIDDELL, from Shelburne, Mass in 1805,
John SMITH, from Mass, settled about 1800
John WALRATH, native of Minden, Mont co, came from Rome in 1808,
David & Joseph BEEBE, from Eastern states
Peter EHLE, from Montgomery co.,
John Owen FRENCH, from Williamsburgh, Mass, in 1805
Rev. Austin BRIGGS and
Reuben HAIGHT, from Conn came about 1800.
Provided by: Sandy Goodspeed, Maryland, NY
Date: Thursday, July 08, 1999 01:05 AM