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.
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,
Eleazer HUNT, Stafford, Conn, and
same year or next
Mitchell ATWOOD, Litichfield Co., Conn,
Matthew HOLLENBECK, Litchfield Co., Conn,
William PAYNE, Conn,
Joseph P. HARRISON and
Calvin CROSS, native of Bennington, Vt; moved to Hamilton 1795; then to Georgetown
Capt. Samuel WHITE
David PARKER, Mass, and
Asa WEST, Mass.
Benjamin BONNEY, Conn,
Reuben BUCKINHAMN, born Conn, moved from Seabrooks, Mass to Georgetown in 1806, and
few years later
Alfred BROWN, brother of Elijah
Elijah BROWN, Colchester, New London Co., Conn,
Ebenezer HALL, New England States,
Zadock HAWKS, Hawley, Mass,
Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2000
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