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County, With Personal Statistics.

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Albro Wm. H., p o Middleburgh, born in Middleburgh in 1840, has been school commissioner; wife Elizabeth Dodge, of county, married October 31, 1867;children two - Arthur D., and Grace. Father Benjamin Albro, born in Albany county, December 25, 1802, came to county in 1836; wife Mary E. Bassler, of Albany county, born in 1817, married in 1837, chilren three - William H., Amanda, and Mary.

Alger Jesse H., p o Middleburgh, lumberman and farmer, born in county in 1818; wife Maria Lawton, born in 1822, married in 1839, children nine. Father Jared Alger, born in Saratoga county, in 1782, came to county in 1810, died in 1867.

Atchinson E. D., p o Middleburgh, proprietor of Atchinson House, 12 acres, born in county in 1812, purchased hotel in 1862, has been town clerk and overseer of poor; wife Anna Maria Mills, married in 1839; children one - George S., born in 1839. Father Aaron Atchinson, of Massachusetts, settled in county, where he died.

Babcock Daniel, p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in county December 23, 1827; wife Almina Williams, of Albany county, born in 1835, married in 1855; children five - Jessie, born in 1857, Dora, in 1859, Mary E., in 1861, Elias, in 1863, and Ralph B., 1866. Parents Walter and Elizabeth Babcock.

Babcock Walter, p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in Wright in 1803; wife Elizabeth Zimmer, of county, born in 1808, married in 1827; children seven, three daughters and four sons.

Badgley Jerome B., p o Middleburgh, general drug and hardware dealer, born in Schenectady county in 1835, settled in county in 1840; wife Mary C. Manning, of county, married in 1865; children one - Claude M. Father George B. Badgley, of Schenectady county, came to county in 1840, died in September, 1876, was post-master.

Barkman Daniel, p o Hunter's Land, retired farmer, born in Rensselaer county, in 1803, settled in county in 1815, has been justice of peace thirty-six years; wife Submit Schofelt, of county, born in 1814, married in 1834, died in 1857; children two - Sarah J., born in 1838, and Ellen, born in 1844; second wife Amanda Schofelt, married in 1859. Newman Dings, of county, born in 1843; wife Ellen Barkman, married in 1869; children two.

Bassler Wellington E., p o Middleburgh, general merchant, born in Middleburgh in 1848; wife Alida Manning, of county, born in 1853, married in 1874. Father David Bassler, born in county in 1822, retired merchant; wife Augusta Tibbetts, born in county in 1827, married in 1847.

Becker James B., p o Middleburgh, harness manufacturer and dealer, born in Albany county in 1855, settled in county in 1861, purchased entire stock from G. M. Frisbie in 1874 and has carried on a successful trade since; wife Alice Barton, of county, born in 1858, married in 1877; children two. Mrs. Becker deals in all kinds of Millinery goods at her place on Wells Avenue.

Becker John, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 120 acres, born in county January 29, 1819; wife Rebecca, daughter of Jeremiah Borst, born in 1818, married in 1860; children seven. Father Storm S. Becker of Holland, settled in county and served in tyhe Revolution.

Becker William F., born in county in 1808, died in 1880; wife Margaret Crounce, of Albany county, born in 1826, married in 1866; children one - Adam. Father of Mrs. Becker, Rev. Adam Crounce, of county, born in 1797, died in 1865.

Barney & dennison, p o Middleburgh.

Becker Bartholomew, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 1,200 acres, born in county in 1819, was the first school superintendent; wife Pluma Cole of county. born in 1841, married May 18, 1864; children three - Lonett, born in 1855, Rosetta in 1872, and Urminda in 1874. Father of Mrs. Becker, Elder L. P. Cole of Vermont, came to county in 1816; wife Charlotte Weed of county, born in 1811, married in 1833.

Becker Joseph, Jr., p o Middleburgh, general grocer and dealer in boots and shoes, born in Fulton in 1840, has been justice of peace and assessor; wife Mary E. Mallery, of county, hborn in 1848, married December 6, 1868; children one - Gracie, born October 25, 1870. Father Joseph Becker, born in county in 1798, died in 1869; wife Christina Zeh, of county, married in 1806; children thirteen, living nine.

Beekman D., p o Middleburgh, president of National bank and farmer, born in Sharon in 1840; wife Elizabeth Richtmyer, of county, married in 1859; children two - Dow and Willie G. Father Nicholas Beekman, born in Sharon in 1790, was member of assembly in 1841, died Janiary 13, 1874; wife Elida Becker of county, died in 1872; children six.

Bellinger David, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 160 acres, born in county in 1818. Brothers john I., born in 1823 and William J., born in 1830. Father John M. Bellinger, of county, born in 1790, died in 1875; wife Miss Schell, of county, children four. Garndfather Marcus Bellinger, was born on same farm; children nine, of whom now only one is living - Peter, who is over 80 years of age. Miss Eve Bellinger was born in county in 1796, and died February 1, 1881.

Bellinger George, p o Gallupville, farmer, 157 acres, born in county in 1841, has been assessor; wife Christina Sidney, of county, born in 1847, married in 1866, children five. Father John M. Bellinger, of county.

Borst George E., p o Middleburgh, harness maker, born in Middleburgh, January 27, 1846, purchased business from Mr. Hinman in 1870, and employs five hands; wife Alice G. Dayton, married June 8, 1870; children four.

Borst Harvey, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 175 acres, born in county in 1852; wife Isabella Tuttle, of New York city, married in 1876. Brother Joseph Borst, of county, born in 1850; wife Lelinda Bellinger, of county, married in 1873. Father Peter H. Borst, of Fulton.

Borst Henry, p o Middleburgh, 80 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1841; wife Mary Noxon, of county, married in 1863; children four. Father Peter Borst. Grandparents Henry and Margaret Borst.

Borst William, p o Middleburgh, miller, born in county in 1838; wife Margaret Bouck, married in 1858; children four. Parents, Peter and Eliza Borst.

Borst Peter, p o Middleburgh, member of firm of Borst Bro's., born in 1855; wife Nancy Rockfeller, of county, born in 1855, married in 1877, children two. The brothers built mill in 1877, it is three stories, 38 by 55 feet, has four run of stone, an unlimited capacity, and does general shipping and custom work.

Blodgett Hiram A., p o Middleburgh, post-master and dealer in books and stationery, born in county in 1838, enlisted in Co. I, No. 76, N. Y. and was first lieutenant of company; wife Mary E. Dyckman, of county, married in 1876; children one - Louis. Father John Blodgett.

Bouck Sylvester, p o Middleburgh, 210 acres, born in county in 1845; wife Rozella Cook, of county, married in 1880. Father Joseph T. Bouck, was born in 1810, died in 1878; children six - Henry V., Peter B., Nancy, John J., George J., and Sylvester.

Bouck Thomas W., p o Middleburgh, farmer and justice of peace, born in county in 1824; wife Rebecca Zeh, of county, born in 1823, married in 1871; children six. Parents Thomas and nancy Bouck.

Bouck David D., p o Middleburgh, 133 acres, born in county in 1811; wife Catharine, daughter of peter Loucks, born in 1817, married in 1836; children two - Elizabeth, born in 1839, and Martin L., born in 1845. Parents David C. and Elizabeth Richtmyer Bouck.

Bouck Thomas I., p o Middleburgh, retired farmer, 56 acres, born in county in 1805; wife Maria Bouck, daughter of John C., married in 1827, died in 1842; second wife Nancy Mattice, married in 1844, died in 1862; third wife Eliza Hagar, married in 1864. Father Jacob Bouck, born in county in 1772, died in 1811. Grandfather Thomas, was the son of Nicholas Bouck, who settled in county from Germany at an early day.

Clow Nicholas D., p o East Cobleskill, retired farmer and cloth dresser, born in Greene county in 1818, settled in county in 1819; wife Julia Ann Eckerson, of county, born in 1822, married in 1844. Parents Lawrence and Elizabeth Clow.

Cornell John H., p o Middleburgh.

Cook Peleg Jr., farmer, 174 acres, born in county in 1822, and died; wife Eliza A. Bassler, p o Hunter's Land, born in county in 1833, married in 1866; children three - Minnie, born in 1864, Lillie, in 1867, and Elmer P., in 1871. father Peleg Cook, was an early settler and purchased present farm. Father of Mrs. Cook, Henry A. Bassler, born in Albany county; wife Mary Saddlemire, born in Albany county in 1797, married in 1816; children seven.

Corwin John, p o Middleburgh.

Danforth Dr. Volney, physician and surgeon, born in Middleburgh in 1811, died February 14, 1880, was supervisor; wife Caroline Bouck, of Middleburgh, born in 1822, married in 1842; children four, daughters. Father Thomas P. Danforth.

Decker Jerome, p o Hunter's Land, farmer and school teacher, owns an extensive flagging-stone quarry, born in county in 1846; wife Catharine Turner, of Albany county, born in 1844, married in 1879. Brother Ethan Decker, born in county in 1858; wife Elizabeth Shultz, of Albany county, married in 1878. Father Aaron Decker, of county.

Dexter James, p o Middleburgh, flour, grain, and seed shipping merchant, born in county in 1820; wife Joanna Warner, of county, married in 1853; children six. Father E. M. Dexter, of Albany county.

Dunn William, p o Middleburgh, merchant tailor, born in Montgomery county in 1842, settled in county in 1849; wife Kate Scribner, of Middleburgh, married March 27, 1878. Father Michael Dunn, of Ireland, settled in county in 1849, died in 1874.

Durham Frank J., p o Middleburgh, general dealer in stoves, tinware, and sheet iron, born in Middleburgh in 1856; wife Jennie Lawton, of county, married in 1879. father, Daniel C. Durham, of county.

Dodge George W., po Middleburgh.

Engle W. H., p o Middleburgh, lawyer, born in Albany county in 1718 (see note 1), settled in county in 1843, has been district attorney and division revenue collector; wife Almira W. Lathrop, of county, married in 1845; children four. Father, Christopher Engle, of Albany county.

Fox Louis, p o Middleburgh, manufacturer of straw paper, born in county in 1835; wife Elizabeth Wilber, of county, married in 1858; children five. Father, William Fox, of Summit.

Freemyer A. J., p o Middleburgh, owner and proprietor of Freemyer House, born in county in 1826, purchased hotel from Abram Snyder in 1866; wife Mary C. Shafer, married in 1854; children two - Margaret F., and William S. The ancestors of Mr. Freemyer were the oldest and most prominent settlers of county.

Frisbie G. M., p o Middleburgh, general merchant.

Gernsey M., p o Middleburgh, dealer in general merchandise, born in Middleburgh in 1826, commenced business in 1873; wife Alida C., daughter of Garrett W. Becker, born in Fulton in 1830, married in 1847; children seven, daughters. Father, William Gernsey, born in county in 1865; wife Ferona C. Comstock, born in Connecticut in 1809.

Guernsey James J., p o East Cobleskill, farmer, born in county in 1818; wife Adaline Schermerhorn, of county, born in 1825, married in 1844; children six. Father, Elisha Guernsey, of county. Barner Aker, born in county in 1847, 104 acres; wife Daisy Guernsey, of county, born in 1860, married in 1877; children one.

Guernsey Ezra, p o Middleburgh, farmer 130 acres, born in county in 1833; wife Louise Smith, of county, born in 1834, married in 1856; children two - George D., and Effie J. Parents, John and Eva Guernsey.

Guernsey John, p o Middleburgh, 150 acres, born in county in 1807; wife Eva Hoese, of county, born in 1812, married in 1830, died in 1853; children ten; second wife Juliet Netherway, of county, married in 1854; children four. Father, Elisha Guernsey, born in Connecticut in 1770, came with his father, Nathaniel Guernsey, and settled in county in 1785, where the latter died in 1820, aged ninety-five years, and the former in 1842.

Hanes Freeman S., p o Middleburgh, farmer and mowing machine agent, 265 acres, born in Fulton in 1828; wife Caroline Redick, of Middleburgh, born in 1837; married in 1867. Father, Peter Hanes, born in Fulton in 1795, died in 1839; wife Nancy Lawyer, of Middleburgh, born in 1792, died in 1870; children ten, living six. Peter Redick, of Canada, settled in county in 1825, died in 1841; wife Eva Lawyer, of Middleburgh, born in 1801, married in 1846, children living, one.

Herron Peter, p o Cobleskill, born in county May 23, 1807; wife Susannah Hechman, of Hamilton county, born February 24, 1812, married July 13, 1831; children seven - five sons and two daughters. Father William, was son of John Herron, who was born in Scotland, and settled in county at an early day.

Hubbell Alva, retired gemtleman, born in Albany county in 1798, died in 1875; wife Rhoda A. Boughton, of Albany county, married in 1873. Father of Mrs. Hubbell, Baldwin Boughton, born in Albany county in 1797, died in 1849; wife Maria Susannah Alma, of Albany county, born June 24, 1804, married in 1823; children living, eight.

Humphrey Phillip, p o Middleburgh, farmer, and justice of peace, born in Albany county in 1829, settled in county in 1856; wife Sarah E. Nelson, of Albany county, married in 1850; children one - Arlington.

Hutchings S., p o Middleburgh, dealer in hardware, stoves, tin, and house furnishing goods, 240 acres, born in county in 1840; wife Charity Scutt, of county, born in 1842, married in 1861. Father Morgan Hutchings born in Columbia county, in 1803, settled in county in 1836, died in 1858, was a miller and farmer.

Hyde David R., farmer, born in Canterbury, Connecticut, October 21, 1822, settled in county in 1852; wife Louise Becker, of county, born in county in 1829, married in 1846; children two - Frederick R. and George B. Father, David Hyde, of Connecticut. Father of Mrs. Hyde, jacob Becker, born in county October 3, 1791, died in 1862; wife Catharine, daughter of Joseph Borst, born in 1790, married in 1810, died in 1858; children ten, living five.

Kennedy William A., p o Middleburgh, carpenter and builder, born in county in 1830; wife Lavina Bouck, of county, married in 1862; children one - Willie C. father Alexander Kennedy, born in county in 1806, died in 1831.

Kinney John, p o Middleburgh, broom manufacturer, 50 acres, born in Ireland, in 1834, settled in county, in 1847, erected factory in 1865, two stories high, 18 by 24 feet, producing from twelve to sixteen dozen brooms per year; wife Elizabeth McKinstry, of Ireland, born in 1832, married in 1857; children four - Amelia, Lizzie, Emmett R., and Charles N.

Kniffen John B., p o Middleburgh, farmer, and hop grower, 106 acres, born in Albany county in 1842; wife Tabitha Wormer, of county, born in 1835, married in 1856; children eight. Father John Kniffen, of Albany county, died in 1847, aged 53 years.

Kniffen Erskine, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 120 acres, born in county in 1858; wife Flora Hill, of Albany county, married in 1878. Father John B. Kniffen.

Kniskern B. V., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in county, in 1825; wife Sarah, daughter of Freeman Stanton, married in May, 1862; children one - Alice. Father Joseph Kniskern, born in county, March 22, 1801, died August 9, 1874; wife Gertrude Vroman, of county, born May 28, 1804, married January 15, 1821, died August 9, 1874; children eight, six sons and two daughters. Freeman Stanton, born in Montgomery county, March 11, 1797, came to county in 1818; wife Maria, daughter of Judge Abraham Lawyer, born in county, April 3, 1798, married August 3, 1820, died July 3, 1880; children seven, three sons and four daughters.

Lampman John P., p o Cobleskill, farmer, 150 acres, born in county in 1826; wife Maria Woodford, of county, married in 1847, died in 1863; children three; second wife Sarah Bornt, of Otsego county, married in 1865. Father, Philip Lampman, of Greene county, settled in county in 1818, died in 1873.

Lawton Peter, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 118 acres, born in county in 1826; wife Emily Boomhan, of county, born in 1828, married in 1850; children seven. Father, Peleg Lawton, born in Connecticut, settled in county in 1800, and served in war of 1812.

Lawyer Andrew, p o Middleburgh, blacksmith, and farmer, 30 acres, born in county in 1829; wife Cornelia E. Sleighter, of county, born in 1833, married in 1853; children eleven.

Lawyer Jacob H., p o Middleburgh, 24 acres, born in county in 1836; wife Rosanna Oliver, of county, married in 1856, died in 1871; children six; second wife Miss M. Oliver, married in 1872; children three. Father, David, son of Andrew Lawyer.

Lawyer Dr. James, p o Middleburgh, physician and surgeon,born in Middleburgh in 1840, was graduated from the Allopathic University of New York City in 1862, practiced there three years, settled in Middleburgh in 1866; wife Eliza Irwin, of New York, married in 1863, died July 26, 1880; children one - a son. Father, George Lawyer, of Schoharie.

Leroy John H., p o Middleburgh, retired merchant, farmer, carpenter and builder, born in Middleburgh in 1842; wife, Melissa Orr, of Grene county, married March 8, 1871. Father, Richard Leroy, born in Montgomery county, came to county in 1840.

Lewis Benjamin F., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in Chautauqua county in 1833, settled in county in 1862; wife, Lavina M., daughter of Martinus Tice, born in 1833, married in 1858; children, three. Father John Lewis, of Chautauqua county. Parents of Mrs. Lewis were descendants of the earlies settlers of county.

Loucks Henry J., p o Middleburgh, retired farmer, 50 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1804; wie, Ruth Netherway, married in 1827, died March 19, 1865; children four - Jeremiah, born in 1834; Thomas, born in 1836; Margaret, born in 1839, died in 1867; and Maia C., born in 1843; second wife, Sophia Schermerhorn, of county, married in November, 1865, died September 17, 1869; third wife, Eva Richtmyer, of county, married arch 21, 1870. Father, Jeremiah Loucks, Jr. Thomas Loucks married Sophia Rickard, born in county in 1842, married in 1859; children, seven.

MaComber Merrit, p o Hunter's Land, justice of peace and farmer, 130 acres, born in county in 1846; wife, Marah Snyder, of county, married in 1869, children two - Edna and Clinton. Father Resolved, son of Rescomb Macomber, who was born in Massachusetts, settled in Hunter's Land before 1800.

Manning H. F., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in county in 1827; wife, Maria Beekman, born in 1833, married in 852; children, one - Alida, born in 1853.

Martin Adam, p o Middleburgh, executor.

Mattice Joseph, p o Middleburgh, farmer and hop grower, 625 acres, born in county June 26, 1825; wife, Elizabeth Bouck, daughter of Bartholomew, married in 1870, children, three - Catharine, Peter, and Zelma. Father, Peter Mattice, born in county in 1784, died in 1861; children, twelve, living nine.

Mitchell Walter E., p o Middleburgh, banker, born in county in 1852; wife, Celia R. Robinson, of Otsego county, married in 1879. Father, Peter H. Mitchell, born in county.

Pinder Peter N., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in Middleburgh in 1824. Father Edward Pinder born in county in 1802, died in 1864.

Posson Lewis W., p o Middleburgh, farmer, 200 acres, born in county in 1834; wife Miss Hill, of county, married in 1856, died in 1868; children three; second wife Elizabeth Weldman, of county, married in 1871; children three. Father Peter W. Posson.

Posson Peter W., p o Middleburgh, born in county Octber 2, 1798; wife Polly, daughter of Captain Philip Bartholomew, born in 1804, married in 1823; children nine - three sons and six daughters. Grandfather Mr. Posson, born in Germany, settled in county before the Revolution. Philip Bartholomew and brother John, came to this country with General Lafayette, served in the Revolution, and afterwards settled in Schoharie county.

Richtmyer Barney W., p o Middleburgh, retiredcarpenter, 16 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1817; wife Mary A. Bouck, of county, born in 1827, married in 1845. Father Christian Richtmyer.

Rickard Charles V., p o Hunter's Land, miller, born in county in 1854; wife Hattie Crosby, of county, married in 1877; children three. Brother John J., born in 1861. Father John W. Rickard of county. The mill now conducted by Rickard Brothers, was rebuilt in 1865, by David Ding, purchased in 1872, by John W. Rickard, who run it six years, and then taken by Rickard Bros. It is known as one of the best customflouring mills in the county, and is located on Little Schoharie creek.

Rickard Albert, p o Middleburgh, 175 acres, born in county in 1832, has been excise commissioner; wife Helen Bouck, of county, married in 1860; children three. Parents Peter and Nancy Rickard, of county. Grandfather George Rickard of county.

Rivenburgh L. S., p o Middleburgh, born in Albany county in 1830, settled inj county in 1849; wife Frances M. Scutt, of county, married in 1870; children one - Marvin. Firm of Scutt & Rivenburgh, dealers in ready made clothing.

Rorick W. H., p o Middleburgh, farmer and hop grower, 30 acres, born in Schoharie, December 7, 1822; wife Ellen Lawyer of Middleburgh, married September 13, 1843; children four.

Rossman Dr. J., p o Middleburgh, physician and surgeon, born in Fulton in 1847, was graduated from the Universit of Philadelphia, commenced practicing in Middleburgh in 1868; wife Mary Bouck, of county, born in 1848, married in 1868, died in 1877; children three.

Rouck William H., p o Middleburgh, 30 acres, born in county in 1822; wife Ellen Lawyer, of county, born in 1825, married in 1844; children four - Marcus B., Lizzie M., Alexander B., and Dow V. Grandparents settled in county during the French and English war, and were noted for their remarkable age.

Schermerhorn Frank D., p o Middleburgh, general grocer, born in county in 1842; wife Christina becke, of county, married February 1, 1868. father William H. Schermerhorn.

Scribner John M., born in Vermont in 1805, settled in county in 1837, was graduate from Union College in 1833, New Brunswick, N. J., in 1837, and died December 20, 1880; wife Anna Swart, p o Middleburgh, born in county in 1807, married in 1837; childrn three - John M., born in 1839, Margaret I., and Kate M., now Mrs. Dunn.

Seeley Lyman, p o Middleburgh, gate tender, born in Connecticut July 3, 1794, settled in county in 1850; wife Elizabeth Whitney of county, born in 1806, married in 1828, died in 1874.

Sheldon Carr, p o Middleburgh, carpenter and builder, born in Albany county in 1825, settled in county in 1856; wife Cornelia R. West, born in Albany county in 1833, married in 1852; children four - Hattie B., Theodore C., Anna B., and Jennie C. Father Milton Sheldon, of Albany county, settled in county, died April 10, 1881; wife Harriet Simpson, born in 1804, married in 1823, died in 1880. Lucius West, father of Mrs. Sheldon, born in Albany county in 1804, settled in county in 1874, died in 1880; wife Malinda Townsend, of Albany county, born in 1817.

Simkins George, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 185 acres, born in Albany county in 1837, settled in county in same year; wife Ana M. Shoefelt, of county, born in 1840, married in 1859; children nine. Father Nelson Simkins, of Lewis county, settled in county in 1837, died in 1878.

Smith Amos M., p o Middleburgh, wagon manufacturer, born in county in 1819; wife Lucy M. herrick, of county, born in 1823, married in 1840; children three - George W., born in 1841, Charles C. in 1845, and Anna M. in 1843. The sons enlisted at the first call in 1861, served through the Rebellion and were discharged at close of war. father Zedediah Smith, born in Connecticut n 1791, died in Schoharie county in 1836.

Snyder Adam, Jr., p o Hunter's Land, merchant and blacksmith, born in France in 1831, settled in county in 1840, senior member of the firm A. Snyder & Sons, general merchants, dealing in dry goods, groceries, hardware, also carrying on general blacksmithing, repairing clocks and watches, and agent for the Meadow King Mower and the Gregg Rake.

Snyder Dr. Hadley, p o Middleburgh, dental surgeon, born in Herkimer county in 1831, settled in county in 1851, has been supervisor; wife Cornelia Irwin, of county, born in 1839, married in 1858; children one - Florence I. father Dr. Abraham Snyder, of Herkimer county, died in 1854, was one of the prominent physicians of county.

Snyder Abraham, p o Middleburgh, retired gentleman, born in Middleburgh December 4, 1818; wife Marietta Longenhalt, of Otsego county, born February 23, 1821, married in September, 1845. Father Nicholas Snyder, of county, farmer, died in 1842 aged 64 years; wife An Ackerson, of county, died in 1879 aged 80 years; children living six.

Soner John, p o Middleburgh, general cabinet and furniture dealer and undertaker, born in Germany in 1836, settled in county in 1852, commenced business in 1865, has been town clerk; wife Nancy Richtmyer, of county, married in 1872; children two - Lizzie, and J. Elliott.

Stalker Jonathan, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 70 acres, born in Albany county in 1826, settled in county in 1845; wife Amanda Worrick, of county, born in 1830, married in 1849; children three, sons. father William Stalker, of Albany county.

Stanton Abraham L., p o Middleburgh, retired gentleman, born in Middleburgh in 1824; wife Sabina M., daughter of Joseph and Charity Bouck, born in 1821, married in 1845, died in 1860; children three - William B., Howard M., and Freeman J. Parents Freeman and Maria Lawyer Stanton.

Straub Frank X., p o Middleburgh, barber, born in Germany in 1847, settled in county in 1868; wife Ennverett Gurnsey, born in county, married in 1869; children three. Father Michael Straub.

Swart P. Z., farmer, born in Middleburgh in 1812, died in August, 1879; wife Ruth N. Manning, of county, born in 1814, married in 1840; children two, living one - Hezekiah M., born in 1841; wife Lottie Benton, of Rensselaer county, born in 1845, married in 1867; children four - Fannie B., Maggie, George P., and perry Z. Father Peter Swart, born and died in county. Grandfather Cornelius, son of Thomas I. Swart, who settled in county during the Revolution.

Thorne W. E., p o Middleburgh.

Turner Amos, p o Middleburgh, fatmer, 200 acres, born in county in 1835; wife Rhoda Mickle, of county, born in 1841, married in 1860; children two. Father, James Turner, of county, born in 1795, died in 1863; wife Salinda Loyd, of Albany county, born in 1801, married in 1820, died in 1879. Grandfather James Turner, of Connecticut.

Turner Loren, p o Middleburgh, 75 acres, born in county in 1834; wife Almira Barber, daughter of Joshua, married in 1860; children two. Father james Turner.

VanAuken Edward, p o Middleburgh, retired farmer and harness-maker, 160 acres, born in Albany county in 1813, settled in county in 1831; wife Maria Bouck, of county, born in 1816, married in 1835; children seven.

VanBuren John, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 115 acres, born in county in 1854. Father Daniel VanBuren, of Albany county, born in 1803, came to county in 1844, died in 1800; wife Rebecca VanZandt, of Albany county, died in 1843; children four; second wife Catharine Wormer, of county, born in 1813, married in 1852; children two - John and Mary.

VanVolkenburg E. P., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in Greene county, in 1842; wife Hattie M. VanVolkenburg, married in 1865; children four - Hattie, Iretus, Willie and Samuel J. Tilden. Father Nelson VanVolkenburg, of Greene county.

Vroman Jacob, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 136 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1849; wife Rebecca Mattice, of county, born in 1853, married in 1874; children four. Father Daniel D. Vroman, born in Otsego county in 1807, died in 1868.

Vroman H. A., p o Middleburgh, farmer and retired merchant, born in Fulton in 1828; wife Mary Vroman of county, married in 1860; children three. Father Ephraim Vroman.

Vroman Dow F., p o Middleburgh, farmer, 60 acres, born in county in 1831, has been collector of town; wife Margaret, daughter of H. Smith, born in 1835, married in 1854, children nine. Tunis Vroman settled on the place now called Vromansland, in 1713, owning 1100 acres.

Watson Chancey, p o Middleburgh, retired merchant, 200 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1816, has been Justice of Peace; wife Harriet A. Tyler, of county, married in 1842; children three - Frances Caroline, Arthur E., and Helen E. Father Harvey Watson, of Albany county.

Wells Dr. H. D., p o Middleburgh, physician and surgeon, born in Middleburgh in 1829; wife Margaret Snyder, of herkimer county, married in 1858. Father Samuel D. Wells, physician and surgeon, born in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1794, settled in county in 1820, died in 1870.

Wheeler John D., physician and surgeon, born in county in 1833, died in 1879, was supervisor; wife Axie A. Griggs, of county, born in 1838, married in 1858; children two - Della M., and George B.

White Charles A., p o Middleburgh, retired gentleman, born in Albany county in 1841, settled in county in 1846; wife Jennie Bouck, of county, born in 1846, married in 1870; children two. Father settled in county in 1841, and died there.

William Osee, p o Middleburgh, 125 acres, born in county in 1835; wife Delia Thorn, of county, died in 1870, children one - Casey; second wife, Elizabeth Thorn, married in 1871. father David Williams, of county.

Winegar Reuben S., p o Middleburgh, farmer, born in county in 1840; wife Josephene Effner, of county, born in 1851, married in 1871; children one - Chancey W. Father Eliakin Winegar, born in Otsego county in 1812, settled in county in 1833; wife Eliza Hadom, of Columbia county, married in 1837; children three.

Yanson David, p o Middleburgh, retired farmer, 80 acres, born in county, February 26, 1798. Niece Elizabeth M. Mattice, daughter of Lawrence, was born in county in 1820. father John Yanson, born in county in 1754, died January 24, 1836; wife Margaret Yanson, of county, died in 1851; children eight, living one - David.

Young J. E., p o Middleburgh.

Zeh David, p o Middleburgh, farmer, 70 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1817; has held several town offices; wife Lany Ann, daughter of Philip Bird, of county, married in 1838; children two - George, and Marvin. father George Zeh, of county.

Zeh John, p o Middleburgh, keeper of poor-house, born in county in 1860; wife Martha W. Pitcher of county, married in 1880.

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Notes

Note 1: Jacqueline Sleeper Russell

According to the 1850 census WILLIAM H. ENGLE was b. abt. 1818.
 
1850 United States Federal Census
Name: Almira Engle
Age: 26 Estimated birth year: abt 1824
Birth Place: New York
Gender: Female
Middleburgh, Schoharie, New York
HOUSEHOLD:  Note: all b. NY unless otherwise noted
ENGLE, WILLIAM E age 32 occ: Attorney
ENGLE, ALMIRA age 26
ENGLE, WILLIAM C age 3
ENGLE, JACOB L age 2
LATHROP, ELIZABETH age 50 b. CT
THOMPSON, MARY E age 14

 

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