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Names of Citizens
Who Assisted and Contributed Toward the Publication of the History of Schoharie
County, With Personal Statistics.

BLENHEIM

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Badgley John, born in Coeymans, Albany county, October 9, 1787, settled in county in 1811; wife E. Bellar, of Albany county; one child - Stephen G., who married M. F. Perry, of Gilboa, and lives in North Blenheim.

Badgley S. W., p o Blenheim.

Baldwin J. R., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 203 acres, born in South Worcester, Otsego county, December 31, 1823, settled in county, October 20, 1835, has been justice of peace and overseer of poor; wife Rachel Barnum, of Delaware county, married December 22, 1842; children three - James W., Ira B., and A. D. V. Fredius, father of J. R. died August 18, 1856, in Delaware county.

Champlin Giles S., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 420 acres, born in Blenheim February 7, 1813, has been justice of peace and supervisor; wife Catharine J. Wallace, of Duchess county; children six - Lucinda, J. Perry, Jane, Henry, Emma, Giles S., Jr. Father of Giles S., Jeffrey W., moved to county from Rhode Island.

Champlin J. Perry, p o North Blenheim, farmer, 137 acres, born in Blenheim October 19, 1842, has been justice of peace; wife Elizabeth Hubbell, married November 20, 1867; children four - Minnie F., Burton G., J. Raymond, H. Norman.

Clark J. A., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 255 acres, born in Rhode Island March 10, 1819, settled in county in 1828; wife Catharine Vandervort; children eight - Almon W., Alzada, Linden, Le Grand, Le Grange, (the latter two twins,) Fremont F., John Jr., and Ida M.

Cornell J. M., p o Eminence, farmer, 200 acres, born in Blenheim November 14, 1812, has been assessor and justice of peace; wife Eliza A. Vandusen, of Albany county, married September 13, 1834; children four living - Daniel, Mary A., Catharine, Jane.

Granby William M., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 500 acres, born in Blenhein January 28, 1797, has been lieutenant in artillery, commissioner of schools, and overseer of poor; wife Susan Badgley, of Albany county, married February 18, 1819; children five - Alexander, William, George, Jane, and Eleanor.

Granby George, p o North Blenheim, farmer, 400 acres, born in Blenheim October 15, 1831, has been supervisor and commissioner of highways.

Hager William S., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 75 acres, born in Middleburgh October 16, 1842; wife May C. Kniskern, of Blenheim.

Hager John, p o North Blenheim, farmer, 300 acres, born in Blenheim April 4, 1827, has been justice of peace and supervisor; wife Julia A. Shafer, of Middleburgh; children three - Elizabeth, who married P. W. carl, of Blenheim; Anna, who married Daniel H. Sitzer, of Blenheim; and David.

Hager D. W. C., p o North Blenheim, farmer, born in Blenheim July 7, 1813, has been county superintendent of poor, assessor, and commissioner of highways; first wife Naomi A. Hager; children three - Emily A., Caroline B., and O. H. P.; second wife Caroline H. Fink. Father, Simon, was son of Jacob Hager, who died in 1796, aged 93 years, and was buried in the cemetery in Fulton.

Hager E. D., p o North Blenheim, general dealer, born in Middleburgh May 31, 1847, has been supervisor; wife Nellie E. Beckwith, of Massachusetts, married November 16, 1876; children one - Eugene Beckwith. Father, Daniel J. Hager, was born in Schoharie.

Haverly Ira H., p o North Blenheim, farmer and merchant, 166 acres, born in Middleburgh May 11, 1822; wife Mary E. Furman, of Middleburgh; children six - George B., Elmer C., Rosetta, Almira I., Alice, and Frederick. Ira H. Haverly is dealer in dry goods, groceries, boots and shoes, hats, caps, crockery, glassware, notions, and clothing, and produce is taken in exchange for goods.

Haverly Seneca, p o North Blenheim, manufacturer of lumber, 138 acres, born in Middleburgh April 21, 1833; wife Sophia C. West, of Albany county; children four - Laura A., West, DeWitt C., and Almeda. Seneca Haverly manufactures shingles, circular saws and mouldings. He keeps lumber on hand for sale, also broom handles and all kinds of lathe work.

Haverly David M., p o North Blenheim, miller and lumber dealer, 150 acres, born in Middelburgh March 24, 1833; wife Rebecca A. Van Auken, married December 23, 1863; children six - Loren, Laura, Ellis, Edward, Jacob, and Elizabeth. David M. Haverly bought out the interest of Seneca in the mill in 1875. The mill contains three runs of stone and has a steady water power supplied by dam and race from Schoharie creek.

Kingsley Edwin, p o North Blenheim, farmer, 80 acres, born in Blenheim April 11, 1833, has been town clerk and supervisor; wife Jane Granby, of Blenheim, married in October, 1856; children one - Ashley G.

Kling Nicholas H., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 4900 acres, born in Sharon January 11, 1815, has been commissioner of highways and superintendent of schools; first wife Ann E. Keyser, married June 9, 1847; children three - David, Madison, and Arthur; second wife Miranda Sherman, married February 12, 1867.

Near Samuel, p o North Blenheim, farmer, 400 acres, born in Summit July 14, 1816, has been supervisor; wife Mary A. Smith, of Otsego county, married in December, 1845; children nine - Hannah M., helen J., who married George W. Conro, of Richmondville; S. H., Adelbert M., Adolphus P., Parlie E., Mary A., who married George K. Wormer, of Fulton; Aliema T., and Emma.

Parslow Alonzo, p o North Blenheim, merchant, owns 25 acres land and the Blenheim House, born in Blenheim July 2, 1841, has been town clerk and postmaster; wife Julia A. Martin, of Blenheim, married October 22, 1865; children seven - Freegitt N., Barna A., George, Eugene, Jessie, Hoyt, and Harry. Father, Henry Parslow, was born in Fulton.

Peaslee Clyde O., p o South Jefferson, farmer, 176 acres, born in Blenheim January 15, 1858; wife Hattie E. Clark, of Blenheim, married July 9, 1879.

Peaslee N. S., p o North Blenheim, farmer and dairyman, 193 acres, has been town clerk and supervisor; wife Ruth Conklin, of Albany county, married March 13, 1842; children two, one living - Fannie B., who married W. S. Jones, of Westerlo, Albany county, and has one child, Fred P.

Peaslee Thomas, born in Connecticut October 16, 1782, settled in county in 1807, died December 13, 1857; wife Eunice Babcock, of Westerlo, Albany county, married about 1804; children seven, three now living - T. S., J. B., and N. S. Thomas Peaslee is buried in the Peaslee cemetery on the farm of N. S. Peaslee.

Peaslee T. S., p o North Blenheim, farmer, 290 acres, born in Westerlo, Albany county, June 24, 1806, settled in county in September, 1807, has been town superintendent of schools; wife Mehaley Curtis, of Schenectady county, married September 12, 1830; children ten, living two - Isaac and Thomas, the former of whom married Elizabeth, daughter of Dr. John Cornwall, of Gilboa, and has three children - Amy, Ina, and Howard.

Shafer Jacob L., p o Breakabeen, farmer, 400 acres, born in Blenheim, February 27, 1815, has been assessor three years; wife Christina Zeh; children living, nine - Gideon, Jane Ann, Catharine, Albert, Joseph, Walter, Mary, William, and Edward. father, gerrit Shafer, was born on farm now occupied by jacob L.

Sternbergh M. B., p o North Blenheim, school teacher, born in Schoharie July 25, 1852; wife Lecta A. Winnie, married October 26, 1877.

Vroman John B., p o Mine Kill Falls, farmer, 300 acres, born in Blenheim December 18, 1818, has been superintendent of schools, justice of peace, postmaster; wife Maria Welch, of Poughkeepsie, married May 20, 1840; children eight - William H., John W., who was killed at the battle of Gettysburg, James A., Julia A., Phoebe J., Charles L., Jesse P., and Maria L. Father, James P. Vroman moved from Albany county.

Vroman Josiah R., p o North Blenheim, physician and surgeon, has practiced thirty-four years, born in Fulton October 3, 1818, has been town superintendent of schools and overseer of the poor; wife Ann Eve Richtmyer, of Middleburgh, married in October, 1838; children five - Gitty M., who married David Hayes, of Albany; Elizabeth, wife of Philo D. Sweet, of Jefferson; Harmon B.; Albert L., who married Miss Mayo, of Broome county; and Alice I., wife of A. V. Baldwin, of Blenheim.

Wood John, p o South Jefferson, farmer, 200 acres, born in Blenheim January 3, 1830 has been assessor; wife Maria Curtis, of Blenheim, married May 9, 1857; children three - Ethel, Nellie, and Bradley C.

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