Early Settlers - Georgetown


Early settlers in the Town of Georgetown (#6) of Original Twenty Towns 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.
Georgetown was formed from DeRuyter, April 7, 1815.
1804 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

1805
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

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

1813
Elijah BROWN, Colchester, New London Co., Conn,
Ebenezer HALL, New England States,
Jesse JERROLD,

1815
Zadock HAWKS, Hawley, Mass,
John GIBSON
Charles BELDEN


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2000

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