Early Settlers - Sullivan


Early settlers in the Town of Sullivan 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.
Sullivan was formed from Cazenovia, Feb. 22, 1803. The larger east half was set off to form the town of Lenox, Mar. 3, 1809.
about 1790 first pioneers
James & Joseph PICKARD
Jacob, David & Hon Yost SCHUYLER
Jacob SEEBER
Garrett & George VanSLYCKE
John PALSLAY and
John FREEMYER

soon joined first pioneers
John G MOYER,
Capt. Timothy BROWN,
John MATTHEWS, from Mass
Philip DAHARSH,
Peter DYGART,
Timothy FREEMAN,
Martin VROOMAN, removed from here quite early
Capt Rosel BARNES, removed to Illinois
Capt. RECTOR,
Robert CARTER & sons Robert & John,
Joseph & Benjamin HOSLEY, brothers (Joseph went west)
Gideon OWENS,
John ADAMS,
David & Joseph BEEBE, from Eastern states
John LOWER,
Peter EHLE, from Montgomery Co.,
David BURTON,
William MILES,
John KELLER,
Ovid WELDON,
Nicholas PICKARD,

in 1796
Col. Zebulon DOUGLASS, from Columbia Co.

settled previous to 1800
Jacob PATRICK,

came about 1800
Rev. Austin BRIGGS and
Reuben HAIGHT, from Conn.

settled about 1800
John SMITH, from Mass,

in 1805
Judge John KNOWLES, from Troy.
John Owen FRENCH, from Williamsburgh, Mass,
Robert RIDDELL, from Shelburne, Mass,

in 1808
John WALRATH, native of Minden, Montgomery Co, came from Rome,


Transcribed and contributed by Sandy Goodspeed, 1999.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2000

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