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Dale H Roper Thu, 10 Apr 1997
Seeking parents of Mary SKINNER born about 1695 in either Connecticut or New York. Wife of Francis Nelson and daughter in law of John Nelson and Hendrica Vander Vliet. Believe that she died in Hudsonhighland, Putnam, New York

Carol Lofton Thu, 13 Mar 1997
WOOD, Henrietta b1883 Cold Spring NY - married GILLEO, Elsworth Any information would be appreciated. Carol Lofton

Bruce L. Lloyd Mon, 17 Mar 1997
I am seeking information on the LLOYD and SLAWSON families in Putnam County, NY, 1700's - on. Need all information but particularly interested in those who came from Dutchess County or went to Dutchess County. Thanks for any and all help.
Bruce L. Lloyd, bll5@cornell.edu, 53 South Knoll Drive, Dryden, NY 13053, tel: 607-844-8890.

Barbara Eberhart Thu Nov 14 19:34:05 1996
I am researching the following names in Putnam County. If anyone is working on these names (1730-1830s) please contact me to exchange information. ROWLAND, FOWLER, TOWNSEND, WIXON

Joyce Angotti Thu Nov 28 06:04:20 1996
Researching Samuel HOPKINS born 7 February 1793 possibly born in Putnam County. He died in Bath, NY on 9 Jan 1882. Samuel married Tenny Dean and she was born on 14 April 1795 and died on 26 December 1879. They did live in Putnam County, and moved to Steuben County in 1819. They had 10 children. I have the names of 4. Who were Samuel and Tenny's parents and siblings?!

John R. Garrison Tue Dec 3 13:01:37 1996
Samuel W. Garrison according to the 1855 census was born in Orange Co. in 1796.I need the town or his parents names.He had relatives in Putnam Co. name of Simon and Mathew Boyce, Jotham,Caleb and Ebon Hawks. Moved to Colchester,N.Y. in 1823.Had relatives Isaac Brainard, Joseph Scriver,Solomon Shaver.

John R. Garrison Wed Dec 18 14:27:38 1996
Searching for a Samuel W. Garrison, born Orange Co.N.Y. 1796. Married Sarah Turner May 13,1821 Fishkill Dutch Church.Probably lived in Cold Spring for awhile, and then moved to Colchester, N.Y.

Barry LaRue Tue Dec 17 08:54:46 1996
I am looking for data on my ggrandmother, Jennie (Denike) BAILEY. She was born Sept 1854 in New York state. She married Daniel Bailey of Sussex Co. NJ around 1871. I have found no marriage record for Daniel and Jennie in NJ. Perhaps NY?

William Russell Fri Dec 27 15:29:42 1996
Info on Daniel W. HAIGHT b: 26 Sep 1805 Putnam County NY married to Sarah – –

G. Terrence Shaw Sat Jan 4 22:06:20 1997
Looking for information on Timothy SHAW of the Town of Carmel, who had farm at the north end of Lake Gleneida (Shaw's Pond) that was given to him by Adolph Philipse in 1766. In the History of Putnam County, Pelletreau believes that Timothy Shaw was one of the first settlers of the village of Carmel. With the American Revolution, Timothy was imprisoned but finally made it to British lines on Long Island to die in 1779. He had two children: Deborah Shaw, and John Shaw who married Amy Carle.

Cindy Cunningham Sun Jan 5 17:21:38 1997
17 Jan '09 LOSSING, BUCK, EMIGH, JEWELL — Beekman Twnship c.1650-1730's

Kris Morison Tue Jan 7 13:48:46 1997
Currently researching Hadden/Hedden/Head/Heady and Dingee/Dinge/Dingey and variant spellings(as well as other allied families)in Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess Counties. Willing to exchange information with other researchers.

Carl Washburn Tue Jan 7 19:19:27 1997
I am looking for any information regarding Isaiah or Josiah WASHBURN. Josiah apparently came from the Delaware Valley (?vague description as to where this is) to Tioga Co., PA. Isaiah, who I believe is Josiah's father was found in the 1840 and 1850 census of Windham Township, Bradford County, PA. I have yet to find any other reference to an Isaiah WASHBURN. Any information on the descendents or movements of either Josiah or Isaiah WASHBURN would be greatly appreciated.

Jim Denny Tue Jan 14 11:53:14 1997
DENNY / DENNEY I am searching for this surname in the counties of Dutchess, Putnam, and Schoharie. I am seeking the parents of Alfred Denny b.1833 somewhere in New York, d. 1873 in Cass Co., MI. The 1830 and 1850 census lists several DENNYs in these three counties that have names common in my family. Any information will be appreciated.

Ron Halsey Wed Jan 15 10:44:39 1997
Hi, Seeking information on John GIFFORD. He was b. 27AUG 1757 in Dutchess County, NY and d. 24 MAY 1854 in Maryville, Putnam, NY. First wife was Rachel ---- and had 8 children: John, Lyman, Lois, Polly, Daniel, Albert, Electa and Steven (my line). Need an obituary or other documentation of his dealth. He was a Rev. War vet. and descends from Wm. Gifford of Sandwich, MA. Also interested in John's children. Lyman went to Dane Co., WI with his brother Steven, but don't have info on other siblings or family of their mother.

Kris Morison Fri Jan 17 10:38:35 1997
Researching Putnam County families: Ballard, Cargain, Carle, Dingee, Hadden, Head, Heady, Hill, Rhoads, Smith, Townsend and many allied lineages.

Eileen Black Sun Jan 19 00:52:03 1997
I would like to find any info I can on my Grandparents,Richard Mccann and Margaret (or Mary) Finnegan Mccann. For health reasons I really would like to know what Margaret died of and I know this will be quite impossible to find out.

Linda Scott Wed Jan 29 14:04:08 1997
Seeking parents of Jane HUSON/HUGHSON b Feb 1758 in what later became Dutchess/Putnam Co., NY. Father Jeremiah HUGHSON? Mother, unknown. Jane married Samuel KNIFFEN in 1774. Ch: Aner, Nancy, James, and Jane, born in Carmel (Dutchess) NY area in 1770s. Jane HUSON KNIFFEN died in 1844 in Putnam Co., NY. Jane and her husband broke with her parents who were Loyalists who apparently remained in NY during the war.

Tracey Williams Sat Feb 8 16:28:01 1997
I am looking for information on the following ancestors. I know at least some of their decendants lived in Jamestown, NY. George Fletcher PUTNAM b.7Jul 1862 d.7 Dec1937. Naham Duncan Putnam b. 4 MAY 1829 d. 16 DEC 1864. Horace Greeley WAITE b. 29 AUG 1847 d. 29 SEP 1929. May Frances Frederick b.26 DEC 1855 d. 24 MAR 1943.  Edward Henry Coe b. 26 APR 1842 d.23 OCT 1913.

John R. Garrison Thu Feb 13 15:21:43 1997
Seeking info. on a Sarah Turner who married Samuel Garrison, May,13,1821, in the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill,Dutchess Co. N.Y. She was born 1797 Where? Was probably related to Mathew Boyce, of Phillips Dutcess and Putnam Co.N.Y.

Mike Martyn Thu Feb 13 14:07:31 1997
I have much information on early BAXTERs and more recent BAXTERs. In the middle I'm not convinced the two ends connect. I'm looking for DALLAS LEANDER BAXTER's father and mother. DALLAS married SARAH ANN PURDY (I have the original marriage certificate). I have many other names also. I'd love to share. My mother was Rose Baxter, d of Wade Purdy Baxter.

Michelle Nelson Fri Feb 14 21:53:57 1997
Hannah Younglove married to a John Nelson dob,abt 1718). The Nelsons were from the South western Vt area. Another decendent of this couple: Holden Nelson (1822 dob)married Ruth Johnson and had 5 known children. Known to be in Hebron, 1860 census. Seeking any information

Jerry Odell Sun Feb 16 21:03:06 1997
I am seeking information to verify a link in my family line. An 1870 census lists a William H.Odell, his wife Julia, children Alonzo and Sarah E. I have been unable to find what happened to the children. Since it appears that William H. had a second marriage, perhaps the guardianship of his children was given up. Any suggestions on a possible source of information regarding guardianship?

Manuel Escandon Mon Feb 17 19:52:09 1997
I'm seeking any references to the MEDLAR surname prior to 1800. I'm specially interested in in the possibility that this family might have adopted this surname after having emigrated from the Netherlands in the late 1700's. I have heard several stories about some members of the family having had information about this, including the original Dutch surname. The oldest records we got mention a Zachariah Medlar, circa 1790. Other family stories makes the Medlar family owners of what is today Trinity Church, in lower Manhattan – during the times of the Dutch colony. Unfortunately nobody remembers now. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Larry Hitchcock Wed Feb 19 14:11:33 1997
Searching for any information relating to early HITCHCOCK families that resided in Dutchess and Putnam Cos., New York prior to circa 1840. Willing to share any information.

Robert Peck Thu Feb 20 07:39:10 1997
PECK: Seeking parents/anc. of ALFRED/ALFORD PECK, b.22Jan1815 in Dutchess County. Marr. Ann Elizabeth Sprague 22Dec1839, had eight children. Alfred was farmer in Pawling for 40+ years. Died 20 May 1883 in Millerton, NY. Ann died 13Nov1886. Have lot of info about this family.  

Robert Peck Thu Feb 20 07:49:15 1997
SPRAGUE. Seeking parents/anc. of Levi Sprague from Dutchess or Putnam county. He married Mabel Light. Had two children, one being Ann Elizabeth Sprague, b.7 Aug 1817. Levi died 20 June 1826.  

Robert Peck Thu Feb 20 08:03:27 1997
WASHBURN.Seek parents/anc. of DANIEL WASHBURN, b.1813 in Putnam county. Marr.Laura Davis 31 Dec 1834, had six children. Laura died 28 Apr 1859 and Daniel remarried Patty Martha Wright 2Feb1860. Daniel was a farmer in Beekman, Dutchess county. Daniel died 1892 in Kent, Putnam county. Martha died Apr 1895. Children were Merritt, Daniel, Zebulon, Ann, Sarah and Phebe. Was Daniel the son of Zebulon Washburn? 

Linda Dolby Thu Feb 20 10:51:11 1997
Writing a JUDSON history; wish to exchange data with anyone researching the JUDSON surname. 

Robert Peck Mon Feb 24 10:06:50 1997
PECK. Seeking descendants of MIAL PECK, b.circa 1790, son of Hezakiah and Eunice Curtis Peck of Fishkill. Mial marr. Rebecca Dean March 1813 or 1814. Does anyone know their children's names and what happened to Mial and Rebecca? 

Robert Peck Mon Feb 24 10:23:23 1997
PECK. Seeking desc. of ABEL PECK, b. circa 1790. In 1830 census Abel had a farm in Pawling, Dutchess Cty. Had eight children at that time. Does anyone know the names of those children and their mother and what happened to them?  

Pam Brayton Thu Feb 27 12:02:35 1997
I am looking for information on Union General Daniel Butterfield. We know that he died in 1901 and was buried in the cemetary of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with full military honors. We believe this man to be related but have not found the genealogical connection. We know his father's name was John Butterfield. We would appreciate both genealogical and historical information.  

Charlotte Black Sun Mar 2 15:07:13 1997
MEKEEL, James, b. 1828, Philipstown, Putnam, NY MEKEEL, Thomas, b. abt 1802, same MEKEEL, Thomas, b. 12 Jun 1766, Pilipse Pct, Dutchess, NY MEKEEL, Uriah, b. abt 1740, Yorktown, Westchester, NY MEKEEL, Michael, b. abt 1719, Fordham, Westchester, NY RYERSEN, Michael, b.abt 1687, same MICHAELS, Ryer, b. 1653, Princes Land, Netherlands BASTIENSEN, Michael, b. abt 1620, Leerdam, Netherlands VAN KORTRYK, Sebastian Bastiaen, b. abt 1586, Flanders Michael BASTIENSEN is the 2nd son of Sebastian Van Kortryk is anyone else researching this line?

Dorothy S. Hall Wed Mar 5 11:32:58 1997
SLAWSON-BAILEY-RYERSON I recently saw a list of names that are being reserched by the Putnam County Historical Society. On this list were names that are in my family. I am looking for WILLIAM SLAWSON, b. abt. 1826. I need to know his parents and anything else about his family that may be available. He married Sarah Jane RYERSON. I am also looking for the parents of JEREMIAH BAILEY, b. 1783 in Orange/Rockland County. What information do you have on BAILEYS, His father may have been WILLIAM BAILEY, or perhaps JACOB BAILEY. Any information you can give me will be much appreciated.

Robert Peck Sat Feb 15 03:50:38 1997
ALFRED PECK. Seeking the parents/ancestors of Alfred Peck, my greatx3 grandfather, b.15 Jan 1815 in Duthchess County, m. 22 Dec 1838 in Kent Fishkill Baptist Church to Ann Elizabeth Sprague, d.20 May 1883 in Millerton. Alfred was a farmer in Pawling for 40+ years. Had eight children.

Judy Rankin Tue Feb 4 15:05:29 1997
A short article about my ancestor said he was born in Patterson, Putnam Co. NY. Seeking info about a Hezekiah HURLBUT who would have lived there circa 1814. 

Connie Michaels-Lipp Sat Mar 22 12:25:04 1997
O'REILLY/REILLY/RILEY I am searching for birthdate, date and location of death of Michael O'Reilly (or any spelling listed above), b. Fordstown, Parish of Girley, Co. Meath, IRE (his siblings were born bwn 1817-1827); Michael was the son of John Sr. and Mary ? Michael immigrated in May 1844, settled in Cold Spring, NY, moved to Sheboygan Co., WI and then back to NY (his 1849 will indicates he resided in Philipstown). His brothers apparently inherited his land holdings abt 1854. Michael was the brother of my gggrandfather, John O'Reilly Jr. Any help re: above would be greatly appreciated. 

Echo Lincoln Wed Mar 26 19:47:07 1997
Searching for county of birth in NY of gggrandfather, William BOWNE 10 Apr 1797. He and wife, Rosetta CHURCH bought property in Cold Spring, Putnam Cnty. 1833. William died 3 Nov. 1869. He is buried in Cold Spring as is Rosetta, she died June 1874. They had seven children. George W., my ggrandfather served in Civil War. Have been stuck in 1797 for ten years. Any help will be greatly appreciated. 

kathy tucker Wed Apr 2 15:01:58 1997
Dear Sir or Madam, I am researching my family, STARR, and have information that my great- great uncle, C.V.STARR, had an estate in BREWSTER, PUTNAM COUNTY, NEW YORK. I have tried finding information in regards to this estate but have been unsuccesful. If you can tell me where I might find some information in regards to this estate, I'd appreciate it. C.V. STARR called his estate, MOREFAR, and stayed there till about 1968 at which time he died.

Debra Eddy Fri Apr 4 05:28:28 1997
"The History of Putnam County, NY...," by William J. Blake, Esq., 1849, tells of an Robert OAKLEY (pg 154), who was chosen Highway Master in 1772. His name also appears on pg 158 as having lived in Putnam Valley from 1772-1782. I am especially interested in this Robert OAKLEY, because my great-great-great-grandfather's name was Robert Oakley SIRRINE and his mother was Elizabeth OAKLEY. Does anyone have any documentation about Robert OAKLEY and his family? If not, can you refer me to some place that might? Is it possible that my Elizabeth was a daughter of Robert OAKLEY of Putnam Valley, NY? Have been unable to find any documentation of my 3rd great-grandparents, Warren SIRRINE and Elizabeth OAKLEY, whom family records say lived at Peekskill, NY. Westchester County historians have no information on this family. We know of another distantly related SIRRINE family who lived in Putnam Valley, NY, so it's possible that our SIRRINEs were in the area of Lake Peekskill, Putnam Co., NY, not Peekskill, Westchester Co. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 

Jean Simoneau Hi, I would like to find anyone with information on the Hatch family of Kent/Kent Cliffs in Putnam County, specifically Sarah Hatch born 1754.

barre37@ibm.net
Have collected 2300 descendants of Isaac [1740]-1809 and Sarah BARRETT of Putnam Co. for publication. Please note that this is NOT Isaac Barrett 1755-1824 of Barrett Hill who married Jemima Lockwood. Any early Barrett who could read and write is not related to us. Main lines of descent: WIXOM, WHITNEY, KIRK, RESSIQUE, CARRIGAN, RHODES, TOMPKINS, LIGHT, CHASE, VANBENSCHOTEN, FOSHAY, TOWNSEND, SMALLEY, GAY, INGERSOLL, SHENTON and a few BARRETTS. Happy to exchange data.


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