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

BROOME

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Almy Arnold T., p o Franklinton, farmer, born in Albany county, December 30, 1820, settled in county in 1831; wife Lucy Brazee of county, born in 1824, married in 1842; children six - Erastus C., William, Asa, Arnold, Ellsworth, and Alonzo. Parents John and Anna Almy.

Armlin John S., p o Franklinton, farmer, 200 acres, born in county in 1840; wife Mary A. Frasier, born in 1846, married in February, 1867, died February 6, 1871; second wife Jennie Fullington, of county, married in 1874; children one - Leonard. Parents Henry and Margaret (Wainright) Armlin of county. Grandfather John Armlin was one of the first settlers in the town of Broome.

Borthwick Robert, p o Livingstonville, born in county, in 1798; wife Anna Bushnell, of county, born in 1802, married in 1822, died in 1880, children four, three daughters and one son - Arthur B., who was born in 1858, married Libbie Hummell, of Delaware county, in 1869, children one - Carrie. Parents George and Nancy Borthwick.

Borthwick William, p o Hunter's Land, farmer, born in county, in 1825, has been collector and justice of peace; wife Maria, daughter of Jonathan and Sally Russell, married in 1846, children three - James M., born in 1849, Rev. M. W., in 1850, and Alice in 1857. Parents James and Delinda Borthwick, the former was the first white child born on "Scott's Patent," born July 18, 1794, died February 19, 1880, and tyhe latter died in 1878, aged 80 years. Grandfather George Borthwick born in Scotland, settled in county in 1773, died in 1851.

Borthwick Alexander, p o Livingstonville, farmer, 127 acres, born in county in 1812; wife Ann M., daughter of Alexander and Villette Borthwick, born in 1809, married in 1853. Father George Borthwick, born in Scotland. Grandfather James B. Borthwick lived in Middleburgh during the Revolution, died in 1821, aged 87 years.

Brayman William H., p o Livingstonville, farmer, 156 acres, born in countyb in 1841, has been justice of peace; wife Alzinia, daughter of Rev. Loren and Charlotte Cole, married in October, 1862; children five - Irvin L., Agnes, Otis, Charlotte, and Fred. Parents Benjamin and Nancy Brayman.

Brayman Benjamin, p o  Livingstonville, born in county in 1807, has held several town offices; wife Nancy Borthwick, of county, born in December, 1816, married in 1834, children nine. Father William Brayman, born in Duchess county, came to county in 1794, died August 17, 1856, aged 90 years; wife Rebecca Delimater, born in Columbia county, died in February, 1837, aged 70 years.

Brayman Dr. Edgar E., p o Livingstonville, physician, born in county in 1856, was graduated from New York Medical College in 1880; wife Alice D. Rivenburgh, of county, married in 1875, children three.

Brayman A., p o Livingstonville, born in county in 1850, manufacturer and dealer in furniture and undertaking, firm of Benjamin & Brayman, commenced business in 1880; wife Emma C. Campbell, of county, married in 1872.

Brezee Abraham, p o Franklinton, proprietor of steam saw mill, born in county in 1834; wife Helem M. Sornborger, of county, married in 1866, children two - Cora and Henry. Planing mill was built in 1867, run by steam, 15 horse power. Also has cabinet rooms and cider-mill. Parents John and Livina Brezee.

Couchman David, p o Livingstonville, farmer, born in Albany county, in 1837; wife Lydia Haskin, of county, married in 1859, children one - Harriet E., born in 1860, died in 1876. Parents David and Catharine Couchman, of Albany county. Obediah and Elizabeth (Bull) Haskin, of county, parents of Lydia, the former born in 1804, and the latter in 1802, married in 1824.

Ellis George W., p o Livingstonville, farmer, born in county, in 1829, has been supervisor; wife Harriet C. Drake, of Albany county, born in 1830, married December 1, 1850; children seven - Elbert, Josephene, Irving, Georgiana, Grosvenor, Omar, and Lillian. Parents, Rasselas and Margaret M. Ellis, the former of county and the latter of Albany county.

Gifford Luther H., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in Albany county, in 1844, settled in county, in 1859; wife Mary, daughter of Nicholas and priscilla Miller, born in 1843, married in 1862; children nine - six sons and three daughters. Father David Gifford was born in Albany county, in 1812, came to county in 1859; wife Permelia Kelsey, born in Oneida county in 1826, married in 1841.

Hagadorn Stephen, p o Livingstonville, farmer, born in county in 1815; wife hannah Baldwin, of Greene county, born in 1822, married in 1847, children two - Betsey and Elsworth. father Charles Hagadorn born in Columbia county in 1780, came to county in 1810; wife Mary Taylor, of Greene county, married in 1820, children twelve, living six.

Haskin W. Titus, p o potter's Hollow, Albany county, farmer, 200 acres, born in county in 1830, has been assessor; wife Phebe E. Hagadorn, married in 1862, children six - four sons, and two daughters. Parents Obediah and Elisabeth Haskin. Grandparents Moses and Hannah Haskin were born in Duchess county, settled in county in 1800.

Haskin Joseph, p o Potter's Hollow, farmer, 130 acres, born in county in 1836; wife Huldah S. Palmer, born in county 1839, married in 1862, children one, an adopted son - Charles, born in 1879. Parents Orpheus and Phebe (Tibbetts) Haskin, the former of Duchess and the latter of Schoharie county.

Houftailling David, p o Franklinton, farmer, 94 acres, born in county in 1822; wife Clarinda Porter, born in county in 1816, married in 1846, children six - Chauncey, John W., Harmon, William L., Catharine E. and Rosette. Chauncey Houftaling born in 1853, wife Irena Armlin, married in 1873, children one.

Kniffen Alfred, p o Franklinton, farmer, 100 acres, born May 4, 1826; wife Elizabeth Moore, born in county in 1832, married in 1849; children three. Parents Schubel and Margaret Kniffen.

Lamont Peter, p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in county in 1833, wife Esther, daughter of Ostrande and Elizabeth Simpson, of Ulster county, married in October, 1858, children two. Parents Major and Maria Matice Lamont, of county.

Losee Myron A., p o Livingstonville, general merchant, born in Greene county, in 1840, settled in county in 1861, has been postmaster and supervisor; wife Mary J. Mace, born in county, married in 1863, children two - Eva, and Mary Mace. Father Samuel Losee of Greene county, commenced the mercantile business in 1870, and erected present store at that time.

Mace Hiram L., p o Livingstonville, farmer and retired carpenter and builder, born in county in 1824; wife Margaret A. Austin, of Greene county, born in 1826, married in 1844, children four. Father Hiram Mace born in Duchess county in 1790, cmae to county in 1791, died in 1872, wife Clarissa Worden, of Duchess county, born in 1793, married in 1812; children ten, living six. Grandfather Joseph Mace, born in Duchess county, settled in county in 1791; wife Mary Gillette, of Connecticut.

Miller Jacob B., p o Franklinton, farmer, 160 acres, born in Albany county, in 1829, settled in county in 1846; wife Emily J., daughter of Palmer and Eleanor Lord, born in county in 1830, married in 1855, children two - Frances I., and Mayham L.

Palmer Cornell, p o Hunters' Land, farmer and proprietor of stone quarry, furnishing curbing and flagging for market, born in Schoharie in 1827; wife Mary Pausley, of county, married in 1849, died in 1864, children four - Ophelia, Asa, Rosa, and Albert; second wife Mary Hager, married in 1867. Father Moses Palmer, born in Duchess county, served in the war of 1812; wife Sarah Palmer, born in Rhode Island. Grandfather Samuel Palmer, served in the Revolutionary war five years.

Porter Daniel, p o Breakabeen, 120 acres, born in county March 14, 1818; wife Julia A. Griswold, of Rensselaer county, born in 1820, married in 1840, children seven - Orren, Orson, Richard H., Omar, helen M., Mary, and Lucinda. Omar married Biancy Campbell, of county, in 1880. Parents William and Hannah (Wilcox) Porter of county.

Phelps Newton, p o Potter's Hollow, Albany county, farmer, 127 acres, born in county, in 1825, has been justice of peace; wife Jane Goodfellow, of county, married in 1858, died in 1878. Parents Cyrus and Olive Smith Phelps, of Connecticut.

Russell Reuben, p o Potter's Hollow, farmer, 112 acres; born in Albany county in 1820, settled in county in 1850; wife Julia Ann Hulbert, born in county in 1816, married in 1855, children one - an adopted son - Omar. Parents, Allen and Mary Russell, of Albany county, formerly of Connecticut.

Rugg George S., p o Franklinton, born in Albany county in 1843, settled in county in 1868, has been assessor; wife Diana G. Brezee, born in Vermont, married in 1864, children two - Homer and Priscilla. Parents, Daniel and Caroline Rugg, of Greene county.

Smith Hiram L., p o Potter's Hollow, farmer, born in Albany county in 1832; settled in county in 1856, has been overseer of poor; wife Althina, daughter of david and Roena Nickerson, of county.

Turner Harry C., p o Hunters' Land, farmer, 135 acres, born in county in 1841, has been assessor; wife Zilpha, daughter of William and Minna Porter, of county, born in 1850, married in 1871. Father Caleb Turner was born in Connecticut; wife Olive Taylor, of Schoharie county.

Wilsey Wilkeson, merchant and farmer, born in county in 1812, died April 6, 1875, was member of assembly, and supervisor; wife Mary E. Prior, of Greene, born in 1822, married January 15, 1868, children seven by first wife. Jabez Prior, father of Mary E., born in Greenfield, Hartford county, Connecticut, came to county in 1824; died January 17, 1880; wife Betsey Prior died May 14, 1874.

Wilsie George W., p o Potter's Hollow, farmer, born in county in 1844, has been assessor; wife Ann Palmer, born in county in 1843; married in 1865; children two - Hattie P., and Verge E. Father Andrew Wilsie born in Duchess county in 1799, died in 1871; wife Eleanor Hay born in county in 1805, married in 1825, children nine.

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