Early Settlers - Fenner


Early settlers in the Town of Fenner 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.
Fenner was formed from Cazenovia & Smithfield, Apr 22, 1823.
1793
first settlements made but probably not of permanent character as Indian title not extinguished till 2 years later.

after 1794
Jonathan & James MUNGER, from Conn
Alpheus TWIST, Conn
John NEEDHAM, Ingham, Mass
Thomas CUSHING & sons Enos & Hawks

about 1797 or '98
David COOK, Rhode Island
Lt. David HUTCHINSON, Conn.
Seneca ROBINSON, Irish descent, Stanford, Vt.
John BARBER, native of Worcester co., Mass emigrated to Oneida, then Fenner

1800
Enos WELLS, Williamstown, Mass
William, Arnold & George BALLOU, brothers, natives of Smithfield, R.I.
James CAMERON, native of Blair Athol, Scotland

about 1801
John DOUGLASS, native of Scotland to Johnstown in 1799; then Fenner

Other Scotch family settled early
John ROBERTSON
Robert STEWART

1801
Guy HATCH, native of New London, Conn, from Springfield Mass with
William PARSONS, brother-in-law of Guy Hatch
Gideon PARSONS, father of William
Joel DOWNER, native of Pownall, Vt.

1804
Hezekiah HYATT, physician, from No. Salem, Westchester county

about 1804 or '05
David BALDWIN & son, Aaron, from Worcester, Mass

other early settlers
J. D. TURNER
Martin & Daniel M. GILLET, from Lyme, Conn
Thomas WILSON
Erastus WOODWORTH, from Rensselaer county
Benjamin WOODWORTH
Col. Elisha FARNHAM, born Hampton,Conn
Ithuriel FLOWER,
Amos WEBSTER and
Amanda MUNGER
Samuel & Zattu PAYNE
Timothy FOSTER
Drake SELLICK

1811
Russell RANSOM, from Schoharie county
Asa DANA came in 1800


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2004
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