Early Settlers - Cazenovia


Early settlers in the Town of Cazenovia taken from "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


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2000

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