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

CONESVILLE

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Brainerd Zachariah, p o Manor Kill, farmer and mechanic, 300 acres, born in Durham, Greene county, September 22, 1805, settled in county in 1808, has been highway commissioner; wife Percis Warren, of Greene county, married in 1831; children nine, living six - Jason P., Phoebe, Judson B., Esther F., Jerome C., and Victoria C.

Case John C., p o Conesville, farmer and lumberman, born in Conesville August 21, 1837, has been constable; wife Mary E. Van Steenburg, of Ulster county, married November 28, 1860; children four - Lillian M., George F., Willie W., and Xura.

Case Elisha, p o Conesville, farmer, 64 acres, born in Broome July 17, 1803, has been school commissioner, assessor, constable, and justice of peace; wife Betsey Fink, of Blenheim, married October 24, 1832; children living two - John C. and Mary L.

Cole Loren P., p o Gilboa, farmer, 300 acres, born in Vermont May 27, 1808, settled in county in 1815, has been highway commissioner, inspector of schools, supervisor and town superintendent, was ordained a minister of the old school Baptist church October 13, 1855, and the house in which he preached is still standing in Gilboa; first wife Phoebe M. Pierce, of Greene county, married May 9, 1835; children one - Phoebe A.; second wife Charlotte Weed, of Middlesex, Conn., married April 4, 1838, children nine, living six - Alzina, Pluma, Juliette, Lantha, Loren P., jr., and Charlotte.

Couchman Peter, p o Conesville, was formerly a farmer, disposed of 240 acres, born in Broome July 28, 1833, has been supervisor and member of assembly; first wife Mary B. Bloodgood, married January 8, 1862; children four - Alma A., Hattie, Ella, and Estella; second wife Mary S. Mayhan, married April 6, 1878.

Dingman Robert, p o  Manor Kill, miller and lumber manufacturer, 100 acres, born in Conesville January 22, 1841, has been constable, collector, and justice of peace; wife Frances Richmond, of Conesville, married in 1861; children five - Irene, Arthur, Edward, May, and Howard. The grist-mill contains two runs of stone, is connected with a cider and saw mill, about half a mile from Manor Kill.

Elliott David S., p o Manor Kill, farmer, 165 acres, born in Albany county March 24, 1832, settled in 1843, has been assessor; wife Amanda Fox, of Conesville, married September 14, 1862.

Freese Roswell, p o manor Kill, farmer, 200 acres, born in Broome June 25, 1827, has been commissioner of highways; wife Delia Shoemaker, of Conesville, mjarried June 27, 1849; children eight, living four - Rosaltha E., wife of William D. Hinman, of Greene county, Charles A., Velma J., and Ella M.

Gaylord O. F., p o Manor Kill, farmer, 200 acres, born in Conesville, June 13, 1849; wife Callie M. Case, of Conesville, married September 10, 1872.

Gaylord George E., p o Manor Kill, farmer and cattle dealer, 120 acres, born in Conesville June 9, 1846; wife Rose A. Brandon, of Conesville, married October 23, 1873.

Hitchcock Stephen J., p o Conesville, farmer, 270 acres, born in Durham, Greene county, May 14, 1814, settled in county in 1833, has been poormaster, justice of peace and supervisor; first wife Hannah J. Stryker, of Gilboas, married July 30, 1837; children five - Cordelia M., Peter V., who married Cornelia E. Richtmyer, Thomas M., living with Cordelia M. in Steele county, Minn., Sarah A., and Stephen S., who lives in Monroe county; second wife Sarah J. Richtmyer, of Conesville, married December 6, 1854; children one - John R., who married Ella M., daughter of N. Sutton.

Kingsley Benoni A., p o Conesville, farmer and fire insurance agent, 155 acres, born in Gilboa August 28, 1829, has been constable and collector.

Layman Peter A., p o West Conesville, farmer, 134 acres, born in Conesville february 24, 1829, has been assessor; wife Amelia Brand, of Conesville, married October 6, 1861; children four - Edith, Ella, Edward A., and Winnifred. Father, Benjamin, born in Conesville, died in 1848, was son of Jeremiah Layman, an old settler who died in 1856.

McGarry John W., p o Conesville, farmer, 207 acres, born in Conesville December 29, 1829, has been town clerk; wife Margaret A. Young, of Ulster county, married June 27, 1848; children three, living two - Alice, born February 18, 1850, and Daniel T., born April 26, 1855.

Morse E. W., p o West Conesville, farmer, 240 acres, born in Middletown, Delaware county, April 9, 1852, settled in county March 7, 1867, has been justice of peace; wife Melissa M. Sanford, of Middletown, married January 15, 1878.

Patrie A. W., p o Conesville, farmer, born in Conesville October 30, 1831, has been assessor and supervisor; wife Celia C. Conine, or Prattsville, married Vovember 23, 1858; children one - Helen M., born October 25, 1859, and married Alonzo P. Crosber, of Conesville.

Phelps Wallace, p o Manor Kill, farmer, wagon-maker, and grocer, 150 acres, born in Conesville April 26, 1837, has been collector and postmaster.

Phelps Rolla, p o Conesville, farmer, 225 acres, born in Conesville March 29, 1808; wife Catharine Patrie, of Conesville, married December 5, 1832; children eleven, living eight - Naomi, Canilda C., Wallace, Harriet, Marcus, Belton, Bryant, and Isabel G.

Richtmyer William E., p o Manor Kill, farmer, surveyor and civil engineer, 170n acres, born in Conesville October 31, 1812, has been justice of peace, notary public, and census enumerator; wife Sevina becker, of Wright, married April 6, 1842; children eight, living three - Dewitt, nancy, and Frank.

Scoville Elijah M., p o Manor Kill, farmer 200 acres, born in Conesville September 12, 1815; first wife Melissa C. Wheeler, of Durham; children three - Celia S., Alice, and Melissa C.; second wife Caroline Halstead, of Albany county, married October 7, 1859. Grandfather, Amasa Scoville, settled in county about 1765.

Stevens Levi F., p o Gilboa, farmer, 140 acres, born in Conesville December 23, 1809, has been collector, assessor, and highway commissioner; wife Thirza Sage, of Conesville, born March 20, 1805, married February 22, 1830; children seven, living two - David S., who married Deborah, daughter of Mobray H. Hammond, and Emory, who married Emma, daughter of William Miller; children four - Ward E., Walter A., Linnie D., and Ralph.

Stevens Emory, p o Gilboa.

Sutton A. N., p o Manor Kill, farmer, 265 acres, born in Conesville November 9, 1829; wife Natalie Thorp, of Conesville, married September 27, 1854; children four, living two - Ella M., wife of John Hitchcock, and Minnie E.

Thompson Abram, p o Manor Kill, farmer 80 acres, born in Conesville September 8, 1822, has been collector; wife Mary E. Mosier, of Albany county, married September 5, 1856, died in 1874; children five, living three - Elenora, wife of John Kane, of Conesville, Mary A., and Luella.

Thorpe Douglass B., p o Manor Kill, farmer, 450 acres, born in Conesville March 9, 1832, has been suoervisor; wife Catherine H. Ingraham, of Durham, Greene county, married November 16, 1853; children two - George N., born June 5, 1856, and William E., born November 15, 1869. Mr. Thorpe was the only Republican supervisor elected from Conesville in twenty-five years.

Van Dyke George, p o Manor Kill, farmer and stock dealer, 1100 acres, born in Conesville April 5, 1843, has been supervisor; wife Esther Wiltsey, of Broome, married October 10, 1868; children four - Easland, Franz, Grace, and Blanche.

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