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
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

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

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

Zadock HAWKS, Hawley, Mass,
Charles BELDEN

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

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