Troy's Prominent Citizens
who died between
1798 and 1876


The following information is taken from the book History of the City of Troy from the Expulsion of the Mohegan Indians to the Present 1876, by A. J. Weise, A.M., 1876, pages 358-363. It was transcribed by Joan Howe.

NameDate of death and Age
Ackley, Philander Died Nov 4, 1871 at age 58.
Adams, Col. Nathaniel Died Mar 9, 1823 at age 49.
Adriance, Cornelius Died Jun 19, 1825 at age 45.
Adriance, George C. Died Mar 11, 1822 at age 48.
Albertson, Paul Died Dec 8, 1875.
Allen, Amos Died Dec 5, 1859 at age 73.
Anthony, Jesse Died Feb 16, 1858 at age 66.
Arnold, George, M. D. Died Feb 28, 1824 at age 37.
Ashley, Capt. Stephen Died Dec 26, 1813 at Sandy Hill.
Ashley, Mrs. Stephen Died Jul 29, 1822 at age 69.
Bacon, Jared G. Died Dec 18, 1872 at age 67.
Bacon, Jesse Died Jun 8, 1803 at age 39.
Baker, Lorenzo D. Died Feb 6, 1869 at age 63.
Barrows, John Died Jun 4, 1857 at age 93.
Bears, Capt. Moses Died in Nov 24, 1814 at age 62.
Bell, Ebenezer Died May 14, 1866 at age 90.
Beman, N. S. S., D. D. Died Aug 8, 1871 at age 86.
Benham, Jesse Died Jun 27, 1800.
Betts, Harvey Died Feb 26, 1873 at age 82.
Bird, John Died Feb 2, 1806 at age 37.
Bird, John H. Killed Jun 23, 1812 at age 22, on board the frigate
President, by a shot from a British frigate.
Blatchford, Thomas W., M. D. Died Jan 6, 1866 at age 72.
Bliss, Pelethiah Died Sep 31, 1818 at age 33.
Bloss, Richard, M. D. Died Sep 13, 1863 at age 66.
Boardman, William C. Died Nov 18, 1863 at age 68.
Boggs, William Died Dec 2, 1816 at age 48.
Bordman, John Died Jun 4, 1813 at age 55.
Bosworth, Nathaniel Died Jul 27, 1873 at age 82.
Boughton, Ezra Died Mar 5, 1862 at age 79.
Bouton, Josiah Died Jan 9, 1852 at age 50.
Bouton, Nathan Died May 24, 1838 at age 81.
Bradley, Frederick Died Jun 4, 1850, at age 71.
Bradley, William Died Jun 12, 1843 at age 76.
Brinkerhoff, Isaac Died Dec 29, 1822 at age 61.
Brinsmade, Thomas C., M. D. Died Jun 22, 1868 at age 65.
Brintnall, Capt. Joseph N. Died Feb 20, 1859 at Brooklyn at age 44.
Brintnall, Joseph Died Apr 15, 1866 at age 94.
Brooks, Captain Died Nov 12, 1849.
Brown, Alfred H. Drowned Aug 5, 1807.
Brownell, Edwin Died Mar 14, 1874 at age 53.
Buel, Hon. David, Jr. Died Aug 16, 1860 at age 76.
Bull, Hon. Archibald Died at New York at age 77.
Bullions, Rev. Peter, D. D. Died Feb 13, 1864 at age 73.
Burden, Henry Died Jan 18, 1871 at age 80.
Burritt, Dr. Eli Died Sep 1, 1823 at age 51.
Bussey, Col. Thomas Died Jun 20, 1859 at age 59.
Butler, Rev. David, D. D. Died Jul 11, 1842 at age 80.
Calder, John D. W. Died Feb 21, 1866 at age 64.
Cannon, LeGrand Died May 7, 1850 at age 64.
Card, Capt. Joseph Died May 2, 1837 at age 77.
Carpenter, Benjamin Died Sep 4, 1798 at age 30.
Catlin, Israel R. Died Feb 10, 1870 at age 59.
Churchill, Joseph W. Died Jan 11, 1875 at age 77.
Clark, Charles C. Died Feb 12, 1973 at Hudson at age 32;
one of the editors of the Press.
Clark, Starr Died Sep 1, 1873 at age 41.
Clark, Thomas Died Sep 7, 1827 at age 75.
Clowes, Thomas Died Apr 9, 1866 at age 75.
Coe, Rev. Jonas, S. T. D. Died Jul 21, 1822 at age 64.
Converse, Elam Died Mar 14, 1870 at age 80.
Cook, Simeon A., M. D. Died Mar 9, 1873 at age 72.
Corbin, Pliny M. Died Nov 29, 1874 at age 73.
Cornell, Latham Died Apr 17, 1876 at age 95.
Covell, Silas Died Dec 26, 1820 at age 67.
Covell, Stephen Died Jan 20, 1873 at age 88.
Craft, Gardner Died Feb 5, 1823 at age 55.
Cragin, Benjamin F. Died Oct 25, 1875 at age 62.
Cullen, Edward Died Apr 25, 1806 at age 26.
Cushman, Judge John P. Died Sep 16, 1848 at age 64.
Daggett, Joseph Died Aug 21, 1853 at age 50.
Dana, Stephen W. Died Aug 7, 1846 at age 60.
Danker, Albert Died Mar 31, 1868 at age 69.
Dauchy, George Died Dec 16, 1868 at age 69.
Dauchy, Henry B. Died Feb 28, 1833 at age 37.
Dauchy, Nathan Died Aug 23, 1860 at age 88.
Dauchy, Samuel S. Died Oct 256, 1862 at age 42.
Davis, Col Thomas Died Apr 21, 1823 at age 48.
Davis, Enoch Died Aug 31, 1856 at age 43.
Davis, Gen. George R. Died Jun 24, 1867 at age 80.
Davy, John T. Died May 22, 1873 at age 69.
Dermott, Stephen C. Died Dec 27, 1875 at age 62.
Dickinson, Hon. John D. Died Jun 28, 1841 at age 74.
Dole, James Died Nov 5, 1824 at age 77.
Dorlon, Elias Died May 26, 1874 at age 72.
Douchy, Philo Died Sep 16, 1873 at age 82.
Dyer, Abram Died Jun 19, 1967 at age 67.
Earl, William Died Dec 17, 1866 at age 86.
Eaton, Prof. Amos Died May 10, 1842 at age 66.
Eddy, Edward Died in 1875 at West Indies at age 54; tragedian.
Eddy, Titus Died Feb 6, 1875 at age 71.
Edwards, Hon. Jonathan Died Aug 23, 1875 at age 77; formerly Mayor of the
City of New Haven, Conn.
Ferriss, John A. Died Jun 28, 1874 at age 64.
Flagg, John L. Died May 11, 1874 at age 39.
Fonda, Abraham Died Jul 21, 1866 at age 50; Associate Editor of the Times.
Fonda, Peter Died Dec 6, 1857 at age 63.
Frazer, William Died Apr 25, 1825 at age 74.
Frear, Henry D. Died Feb 11, 1861 at age 67.
French, Theodore Died Sep 11, 1828 at age 34, of French & Hart.
Gale, Benjamin Died Aug 26, 1817 at age 51.
Gale, Elizabeth Died Nov 18, 1818, wife of Samuel Gale, M. D.
Gale, Roger Townsend Died Jan 8, 1854 at age 73.
Gale, Samuel Died Jul 21, 1839 at age 67.
Gale, Samuel, M. D. Died Jan 9, 1799 at age 56.
Gale, William Died Mar 3, 1813 at age 31.
Galusha, Elijah Died Jul 27, 1871 at age 67.
Gardenier, Hendrick H. Died Nov 21, 1805 at age 78.
Gardner, Asa Died Nov 27, at age 51.
Gary, John, Jr. Died Oct 13, 1853 at age 72.
Gary, Joseph Died Jul 3, 1866 at age 78.
Gilbert, Benjamin Died Nov 4, 1834 at age 58.
Giles, Gilbert Died Jan 4, 1824 at age 44.
Gillespie, Capt. Hiram H. Died Apr 4, 1853 at age 46.
Gould, Hon. George Died Dec 6, 1868 at age 61.
Grant, Gurdon Died Dec 6, 1861 at age 72.
Green, Hannibal Died Mar 9, 1875 at age 64.
Griffith, Griffith P. Died Aug 13, 1854 at Brooklyn at age 65.
Griswold, John A. Died Oct 31, 1872 at age 55.
Hale, Dr. Moses Died Jan 3, 1837 at age 56.
Hale, Z. H. P. Died Jul 12, 1872 at age 74.
Hall, Daniel Died Dec. 10, 1868 at age 82.
Hall, William Died Oct 23, 1863 at age 90.
Hart, Richard P. Died Dec 27, 1843 at age 65.
Hartt, Charles P. Died Jun 23, 1872 at age 54.
Hatch, Benjamin Died Jun 5, 1857 at age 51.
Hawley, Ralph Died May 5, 1872 at age 66.
Hayner, Henry Z. Died April, 1874 at New York at age 72.
Hayward, John Died Sep 10, 1823 at age 33.
Heartt, Charles S. Died Mar 4, 1874 at age 53.
Heartt, Hon. Jonas Coe Heartt Died Apr 30, 1874 at age 91.
Heartt, Philip Died Dec 9, 1855 at age 88.
Heimstreet, Dr. Charles Died Nov 25, 1854 at age 43.
Henry, Dr. Simeon Z. Died Jan 1, 1852 at age 60.
Henry, William Died Dec 8, 1816 at age 35.
Holley, Orville Luther Died Mar 25, 1861at Albany at age 69; city surveyor.
Holmes, Judge Jacob Died Jun 15, 1863 at age 63.
Hopkins, William Died Feb 18, 1866 at age 54.
Hubbell, Franklin B. Died Sep 23, 1869 at age 45.
Hudson, Capt. Daniel Died Aug 31, 1823 at age 73.
Huntington, Hon. Samuel G. Died Jul 5, 1854 at age 71.
Johnson, Elias Died Apr 6, 1871 at Spuyten Duyvel, at age 65.
Jones, Daniel Died Nov 15, 1807 at age 28.
Jones, Ebenezer Died in 1811 at age 60.
Kellogg, Andrew Died Dec 14, 1815, member of the firm of J. A. & N. Kellogg.
Kellogg, John B. Died Jun 15, 1871 at age 45.
Kemp, James Died Aug 30, 1869 at age 79.
Kerr, John Died Jul 23, 1864 at age 62.
Kimberly, Hazard Died Jun 1, 1827 at age 51.
Knowles, Rev. Isaac Died Feb 5, 1818 at age 75.
Knowles, Richard Died Mar 18, 1826 at age 47.
Lane, Aaron Died Nov 12, 1823 at age 71.
Lane, Col. Derick Died Mar 26, 1831 at age 74.
Lane, Jacob L. Died Jun 27, 1859 at Galesburg, Illinois at age 82.
Lockwood, Hanford N. Died Apr 27, 1875 at age 88.
Lord, Capt. Russell Died Sep 12, 1819 at age 61 in Boston.
Lorman, Henry Died Feb 16, 1823 at age 79.
Lottridge, Hon. Robert A. Died Apr 20, 1869 at age 63.
Lowrey, Waite Died Oct 25, 1853 at age 72.
Lyon, Oliver Died Sep, 1821 at Caldwell; former editor of the Budget.
Mackey, Capt. John W. Died Jun 6, 1874 at age 80.
Mallory, Judge James Died Feb 21, 1827 at age 44.
Mann, Capt. Benjamin Died Dec 7, 1831 at age 93.
Marcy, William L. Died Jul 2, 1857 at age 71.
Marshall, Benjamin Died Dec 2, 1858 at age 76.
Marvin, Valentine Died Mar 17, 1863 at age 65.
McConihe, Alonzo Died Nov 1, 1875 at age 50.
McConihe, Hon. Isaac, L. L. D. Died Nov 1, 1867 at age 80.
McCoun, Hon. Samuel Died Mar 28, 1830 at age 58.
McCoun, John T. Died Apr 28, 1861 at age 58.
McCoun, Townsend Died Sep 21, 1834.
McCoy, Luther Died Dec 17, 1874 at age 72.
Merriam, William H. Died Nov 20, 1875 at age 43.
Merritt, Daniel Died May 9, 1830 at age 66 in New York.
Moffitt, Robert Died May 4, 1807 at age 33; senior proprietor
of the Northern Budget.
Morgan, Ephraim Died Sep 18, 1825 at age 70.
Nash, Abram Died Apr 2, 1870 at age 87.
Nash, Alfred B. Died Apr 25, 1871 at age 62.
Nazro, Henry Died Dec 2, 1851 at age 65.
Norton, Sylvester Died Jul 20, 1865 at age 81.
Orr, Alexander Died Dec 24, 1868 at age 62.
Osgood, Hon. Jason C. Died Apr 27, 1875 at age 72.
Ostrander, Capt. James Died Dec 14, 1875 at age 55.
Paine, Hon. Amasa Died Dec 25, 1823 at age 62.
Paine, John Died Feb 7, 1852 at age 59.
Parker, John T. Died Mar 28, 1874 at age 71.
Parker, William S. Died Feb 25, 1836 at age 60.
Pattison, Elias Died Mar 11, 1863 at Fishkill [Dutchess County, NY] at age 75.
Pattison, John Died Feb 9, 1867 in New York.
Pawling, Col. Albert Died Nov 10, 1837 at age 88.
Penniman, Obadiah Died Sep 13, 1820 at age 44.
Pierce, Benjamin Died Aug 11, 1840 at age 78.
Pierce, Capt. Jeremiah Died Feb 8, 1806 at age 61.
Pierson, Hon. Job Died Apr 9, 1860 at age 69.
Platt, Ananias Died Apr 10, 1842 at age 80.
Platt, Daniel W. Died Sep 26, 1823 at age 22.
Platt, Ebenezer Died Jan 20, 1839 at age 64.
Platt, Titus Died Apr 30, 1833 at age 58.
Quackenbush, Garrett Van Schaick Died Jun 10, 1872 at age 71.
Rand, Gardner W. Died Dec 9, 1867 at age 69.
Ranken, Hugh Died Oct 21, 1871 at age 56.
Ranken, James Died Sep 24, 1834 at age 44.
Ranken, John Died Sep 9, 1864 at Albia at age 54.
Read, Arba Died Jul 3, 1863 at age 45.
Rice, Obed Died Aug 7, 1823 at age 41, attorney at law.
Rice, Randell Died Nov 9, 1825 at age 79.
Richards, C. L. Died Jul 19, 1875 at age 71.
Richardson, Jonathan Died Dec 3, 1861 at age 78.
Richmond, Ex-Senator Volney Died Feb 27, 1864 at age 60.
Robbins, Amatus, M. D. Died Jun 15, 1854 at age 64.
Roberts, William, Jr. Died Mar 2, 1861at East Greenbush, at age 74.
Romeyn, Hon. Jeremiah Died Jan 20, 1871 at age 63.
Ross, Elias Died Jan 2, 1874 at age 77.
Rousseau, Achille J. Died March 26, 1858 at age 62.
Russell, Martin Died Oct 7, 1870 at age 71.
Sackett, Daniel Died Apr 8, 1845 at age 58.
Sage, Willam F. Died Oct 22, 1870 at Waterford [Saratoga County, NY].
Salisbury, Major Amos Died Dec 31, 1854 in New York at age 82.
Sausse, Thomas Died Nov 13, 1871 at age 64.
Selden, George M. Died Apr 10, 1865 at age 69.
Seymour, Henry I. Died Dec 18, 1870 at age 46.
Seymour, Hon. David L. Died Oct 11, 1867 at age 63.
Seymour, Rev. Truman Died Nov 15, 1874 at age 76.
Silliman, Capt. Daniel Died Aug 9, 1822 at age 53.
Silliman, Capt. Robert D. Died Jun 27, 1866 at age 76.
Smith, Capt. Levi Died Jan 13, 1859 in New York at age 55.
Southwick, Daniel Died Dec 17, 1869 at age 85.
Starbuck, Charles Died May 7, 1823 at age 54.
Starbuck, Nathaniel Died Oct 15, 1864 at age 87.
Starbuck, Nathaniel B. Died Nov 3, 1867 at Island of St. Thomas [then the Danish
Virgin Islands, now the US Virgin Islands] at age 50.
Stearns, Stephen Died Jan 26, 1829 at age 67.
Stevenson, James M. Died Aug 22, 1850 at age 43.
Stewart, Philo P. Died Dec 13, 1968 at age 70.
Stockwell, Henry Died Jan 15, 1824 at age 44.
Stow, Hon. Gardner Died Jun 25, 1866 at age 78.
Stow, Silas K. Died Jan 11, 1876 at age 73.
Strong, Hon. H. W. Died Feb 28, 1848 at age 38.
Taylor, David Died Mar 1, 1863 at age 84.
Taylor, Mahlon Died Apr 26, 1799 at age 52
Ten Eyck, Col. Abraham Died Mar 14, 1813 at age 59.
Thorn, Hon. James Died Jul 21, 1866 at age 28; City Editor of the Times.
Thrall, Luke H. Died Jun 10, 1825 in New York at age 41.
Tibbits, Benjamin Died Sep 11, 1802 at Fort Miller at age 37.
Tibbits, George Died Jul 19, 1849 at age 87.
Tibbits, George Died Mar 4, 1875 at age 50.
Truesdell, Capt. John Died May 12, 1853 at age 72.
Truesdell, John Died Aug 11, 1825 at age 57.
Tuttle, Norman Died Feb 12, 1858 at age 72.
Vail, George Died Aug 8, 1872 at age 88.
Vail, Hon. Henry Died Jun 25, 1853 at age 70.
Vail, Lieut. Thomas Died Sep 7, 1815, late of 29th U. S. Infantry.
Vail, Moses Died Jun 5, 1815 at age 62.
Vail, Townsend M. Died Sep 17, 1869 at age 67.
Van Beuren, George Died Dec 2, 1816 at age 74.
Van der Heyden, Jacob Died Sep 4, 1809 at age 50.
Van der Heyden, Matthias Died Nov 22, 1840 at age 52.
Van Ness, Gen. David Died Oct 5, 1818 at age 73.
Van Schaick, Anthony Died Mar 9, 1822, attorney at law, died on the island [sic].
Van Schaick, Garret G. Died Apr 18, 1842 at Albia at age 83.
Van Schoonhoven, James Died Sep 9, 1865 at age 84.
Van Schoonhoven, William H. Died Jan 16, 1855 at age 45.
Van Zile, Jesse Died Jan 23, 1869 at age 60.
Vanderheyden, Derick Y. Died Feb 1, 1818 at age 36, Island of St. Croix [then the Danish
Virgin Islands, now the US Virgin Islands].
Vanderheyden, Jacob I. Died in 1813 at age 35 from an epidemic.
Vanderheyden, Jacob M. Died Apr 7, 1865 at age 71.
Vanderheyden, James Died Feb 27, 1858 at age 78.
Vanderheyden, Samuel Died Nov 27, 1823 at age 24.
Veazie, Charles Died Jul 3, 1872 at age 78.
Viele, Stephen Died Oct 5, 1873 at age 66.
Wallace, Uriah Died Jan 20, 1867 at Brooklyn at age 79.
Warren, Eliakim Died Sep 4, 1824 at age 77.
Warren, Hon. Esaias Died Apr 19, 1829 at age 57.
Warren, Nathan Died Aug 13, 1834 at age 57.
Warren, Stephen Died May 9, 1847 at age 65.
Webb, Capt. Ebenezer Died Apr 8, 1825 at age 61.
Webster, George Died Feb 21, 1823 at age 61, at Albany.
Weed, Alsop Died Mar 14, 1864 at age 78.
Weed, Jared S. Died Mar 25, 1876 at age 68.
Weeks, Jacob Died Aug 11, 1822 at age 70.
Wells, Philander Died Sep 26, 1970 at age 77.
Whipple, Waters W. Died Jan 13, 1875 at age 77.
Whipple, William W. Died May 14, 1867 at age 80.
Whitaker, Ephraim Died Jul 10, 1846 at age 91.
White, Edward Died Aug 1, 1825 at age 31.
Wickes, Joseph Died Dec 16, 1872 at age 73.
Willard, Dr. John Died May 29, 1825 at age 66.
Willard, Hon. John D. Died Oct 9, 1864 at age 64.
Willard, Mrs. Emma Died Apr 15, 1870 at age 83.
Wilson, Ebenezer Died Aug 11, 1843 at age 67.
Woodward, Dr. Benjamin Died Sep 13, 1821 at age 57.
Woodworth, Judge John Died Jun 1, 1858 at Albany at age 90.
Wool, Gen. John E. Died Nov 10, 1869 at age 86.
Wright, John Died in September 1823 at age 50.
Young, James Died Oct 26, 1865 at age 84.
Yourt, William R. Died May 24, 1862 at age 57.
Yvonnett, Francis Died Jun 27, 1848 at Galesburg, Illinois at age 82.
Zander, James A. Died Dec 11, 1859 at age 80.
Zander, John M. Died in 1815 at age 71.



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