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

SCHOHARIE

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Bailey Charles, p o Schoharie.

Barley Martin D., p o Schoharie.

Barton Theodore, p o Shutter's Corners, farmer and stock dealer, 700 acres, born in Washington, Duchess county, October 4, 1795, settled in county February 12, 1818, has been sheriff, supervisor, and assessor; wife Rebecca germon, of Stanford, born in 1798, married in 1818; children four - Josiah, born in 1823, Mary A., in 1831, Lucretia in 1833, and Emmett, in 1842.

Becker Myron H., p o Central Bridge, general merchant, owns store, born in Schoharie county in 1854, established in business at Central Bridge in 1878; wife Lydia Bloomingdale, of Albany county, married in 1877.

Bellinger Alexander, p o East Cobleskill, farmer, 116 acres, born in county in 1828; wife Dolly Livingston, married in 1857; children five. Father John N. Bellinger, of Middleburgh, born in 1789, died in 1874, farmer; wife Maria Schell, of county, died in 1833; children six. Grandfather was a Revolutionary soldier.

Bergh Peter S., p o Schoharie, farmer and merchant, born in county in 1832, has been assessor, and railroad commissioner; wife Amelia Dietz, of county, married in 1870. Father David Bergh, born in 1795, died in August, 1879, farmer. Grandfather Abraham Bergh, was a Revolutionary soldier.

Bombeck John, p o Central Bridge.

Bouck David I., p o Schoharie, farmer, 175 acres, born in county in 1842, has been commissioner; wife Delia M. Kilmer, born in 1846. married September 5, 1865; children one - John D., born in 1866. Father John D. Bouck, born in Middleburgh, in 1812. died February 12, 1855; wife Maria E. Angel, born in 1815, died in 1880; children three.

Brown Albert, p o Schoharie, dealer in hay and straw, born in Albany county in 1822, settled in county in 1847; wife Fidelia T. North, of Delaware county, married in 1842; children three - Helen T., Henry A., and Sarah B.

Borst John, p o Schoharie C. H.

Case D. E., p o Schoharie, dealer in furniture, and undertaker, born in county in 1833; wife Mary Jane Mulford, married in 1854, died in 1876; children one - Jennie N.; second wife Charlott Mayham, married in 1876.

Clark Peter S., p o Schoharie, postmaster, born in Schoharie January 26, 1842, owns house and lot; wife Annie M. Crounse of Schoharie, married May 15, 1866; children four.

Couch Charles, p o Schoharie, farmer and agent, born in Schoharie in 18-5.

Couch Smith B., p o Schoharie, farmer 200 acres, born in Duchess county, in 1811, settled in county in 1841; wife Annie Southerland, married in 1836; children one - Charles. Mrs. Lydia A. Eaton, born in county in 1833, married in 1864; children two - Lee, and Sarah M. Maria Couch born in Duchess county in 1815, came to county in 1839, retired.

Deyo Philip, p o Schoharie, photographer, born in Schoharie in 1827, has been loan commissioner and town clerk; wife Sarah Brown, of Albany county, married in 1850; children one - Charles A. Father John Deyo, born in Duchess county in 1790, came to county in 1812, died in 1852, tailor; wife Catharine Shafer, of county, married in 1812, died in 1877, aged 84 years.

Dietz Paul, mason and builder, born in Albany county in May 1813, settled in county in 1831, died June 15, 1880, owned homestead; wife Catharine Best, of Schoharie, born in 1818, married in 1849. her father David Best, born January 10, 1789, died January 10, 1836; wife Lana Dietz of Schoharie, born in 1791, died Fruary 10, 1871; children living four.

Driesbeck Jacob, p o Schoharie, farmer 80 acres, born in county in 1829; wife Nancy Woodcock of county, married in 1853; chidren seven. Father Adam Driesbeck of Schoharie, born in 1798, died in 1874; wife Rebecca Sternbergh, of county, born in 1803, married in 1819, died in 1875; children two.

Durand Treat, p o remington, Jasper county, Ind.

Farquha Arthur H., p o Schoharie, dealer in general furniture and undertaking goods, born in Albany county in 1840, settled in county in 1861; wife Marcia Bergen, of county, married in 1866, died in 1875; children three; second wife Ida May Schoolcraft, of county, married in 1878. Business firm of Farquha & Case.

Ferris H. W., p o Schoharie, proprietor of parrott House, born in carlisle in 1840, has been trustee of corporation; wife Maggie P. Browne, of Scotland, married in 1867.

Fisher Albert L., p o Central Bridge, dealer in stoves and general house furnishing goods, commenced business in 1866, born in Schoharie in 1838, has been postmaster; wife Vermelia A. Enders, married in 1866, died in 1876; children four; second wife Hattie E. Knickerbocker, of Monroe county, married in 1880.

Guernsey Matthew, p o Howe's Cave.

Grant John B., p o Schoharie, lawyer, 356 acres, born in Gilboa December 28, 1845; wife Augusta K. Grant, of Gilboa, married September 10, 1870; children two

Guernsey Hiram, p o Cobleskill, farmer and hop grower, 120 acres, born in Schoharie county in 1842; wife Mary A. Van Wie, of county, married in 1870; children six - Flora L. Leonard, Franklin, Ruby, Rupert, and Arthur. Father, John Guernsey.

Guernsey Giles P., p o Howe's Cave, farmer, 84 acres, born in Middleburgh in 1848; wife Charlotte Cole, of Schoharie, married in 1876; children three - Velmore, Virgil, and Leah. Father, John Guernsey.

Hays Arthur, p o Schoharie, merchant, born April 13, 1848; wife Aurelia Rickert, of Schoharie, married January 14, 1874.

Hollenbeck Nicholas, p o Schoharie, farmer, 180 acres, born in county in 1816, has been assessor; wife Hannah West, of county, born in 1823, married in 1840; children three - Helenb, Sophia C., and Martha. Father, Jacob Hollenbeck, of Albany county, born in 1785, died in 1877, farmer; children seven. Grandfather, Nicholas Hollenbeck, settled in Middleburgh from Albany county at an early day.

Hunt A. A., p o Schoharie.

Kilmor Thomas J., p o Schoharie, physician, born in Schoharie in 1833; wife Mina Kilmor, married in 1851; children four. father, Daniel Kilmor, born in 1800, died in 1861.

Kilmor Jonas, p o Schoharie, retired farmer, born in Columbia county in 1795, settled in county in 1803, has been supervisor; wife nancy Miller, of county, married in 1816, died in 1840, children nine; second wife Polly Woodworth, born in Albany county in 1801, married in 1842, died July 10, 1877; children one. father, John Kilmor, of Columbia county, settled in county in 1803, farmer; wife Polly Sipperly, of Columbia county.

Kromer C. C., p o Schoharie.

Larkin John, p o Central Bridge, farmer, 180 acres, born in county in 1827; wife Nancy Enders, of county, born in 1839, married in 1859; children four. Father, Daniel Larkin, of Rhode Island, born in 1790, came to county in 1796, died in 1868, held office of sheriff and elector for president.

Lawyer John W., p o Schoharie, farmer and superintendent of public works, 70 acres, born in herkimer county in 1825, has been deputy sheriff and railroad commissioner; wife Mary E. Snyder, of county born in 1837, married in 1856; children two - Ella R., and Phillip S. father, Nicholas Lawyer, farmer.

Lawyer George, p o Schoharie, retired farmer, born in Schoharie in 1807, has been assessor; wife Catharine Vroman, of Fulton, born in 1807, married in 1838; children five - James born in 1841, Charles in 1843, Anna in 1845, Emma in 1847, and Mary born in 1849. Father Jacob I. Lawyer born in county in 1773, died January 16, 1834; wife Mrs. Nancy Spraker, of Montgomery county, born December 15, 1780, married in 1799; children nine, livin four, Grandfather Jacob Lawyer of Revolutionary days.

Livingston Lester F., p o Schoharie, farmer 112 acres, born in county in 1854; wife Amelia M. Rich, of Schoharie, married in 1876; children one - Eugene R. Father Benjamin Livingston.

Loucks Peter A., p o Schoharie, carpenter and builder, born in Schoharie in 1818, has been assessor; wife Nancy M. Saffer of county, married September 4, 1844, children six. Father Henry Loucks, born in Montgomerycounty in 1795, came to county in 1814, died in 1859; wife Katy, daughter of Jacob Snyder of county.

Mayham S. L. and F. M., p o Schoharie.

Mann Ephraim J., p o Schoharie, general custom miller, and proprietor of feed and cider mill, born in Vermont in 1817, settled in county in 1826; wife Sophia Angle of Albany county, married in 1844; children two - Ida and Edward V. Father Thomas Mann, was born in Vermont, came to county in 1860, died in 1877.

Mann Peter J., p o Middleburgh, retired farmer, born in county in 1812, wife Catherine Sternberg, of county, born in 1816, married in 1842, died in 1872; children three - Christina F., Eunice E., and Anna E. Parents Peter and Christina (Snyder) Man of county.

Mann George W., p o Schoharie, farmer 110 acres, born in Schoharie in 1841, has been commissioner of highways; wife Pervilla Griffeth, of county, married in 1868; children five. Father Jacob G. Mann.

Mereness George E., p o Schoharie, farmer, born in Montgomery county in 1849, settled in county in 1874; wife Helen Bergh, of county, married in 1877 children one Stewart L. Her father David Bergh, born in county in 1797, died in 1879.

Murphy William B., p o Schoharie, county clerk, owns 75 acres, born September 26, 1834, settled in county in 1846, has been justice of the peace; wife Julia E. Swart, married July 31, 1866; children three. Grandfather Timothy Murphy, of Revolutionary memory.

Mix F. G., p o Schoharie.

Norwood Dr. Jacob E., p o Schoharie, physician and surgeon, born in county in 1840; wife Emma L. Norman Smith, married in 1874; children four.

Patrick Jacob H., Howe's Cave, farmer and builder, 105 acres, born in county in 1836; wife Gertrude Kniskern of county, born in 1844, married in 1861; children five.

Rich Charles, p o Central Bridge, farmer and proprietor of hotel, owns 100 acres and hotel, born in county in 1814, purchased hotel in 1850, which had been rebuilt about 1830, by Mr. Smith; wife Salvina Warner, born in county in 1818, married in 1834. Father John Rich, born in Duchess county in 1770, settled in county in 1814, died in 1823.

Rickard Hamilton, wagon and sleigh manufacturer, 45 acres, born in county in 1821, died in 1853; wife Rebecca Mattice, born in county in 1821, married in 1848; children wo - Leonard H. and Charles. Father, Leonard Rickard; wife Julia Beecraft, of county, married in 1778. William Mattice, father of Rebecca, born in county in 1774, died in 1848; wife Magdalena Rinehart, of Germany, died in 1929.

Rickard Jacob, p o Schoharie, farmer and Machinist, 306 acres, born in Wright in 1840, has been supervisor; wife Mina Freddendall of county, married in 1867; children two - Emma and Forrest. Father, George D. Rickard, born in county in 1812, died in 1880, farmer, son of D. G Rickard.

Root Orson, p o Schoharie, retired stage and mail contactor, born in Chenango county in 1814, settled in county in 1834, has been sheriff o county; wife Eliza A. Sweet, married in 1834; children six.

Schaeffer Jacob H., p o Schoharie, retired farmer, 100 acres, born in county in 1808; wife Ann Alida Groosbeck, born in Schenectady county in 1807, married June 26, 1828; children ten - Hendrick, James, Ann E., and Martin Luther, (twins), Gideon and Fannie. Jacob Henry was born in county in 1845; wife Maria M. Becker, of county, married in 1875; children three.

Schaeffer Martin Luther, p o Schoharie, farmer, 160 acres, born in Schoharie in 1824; wife Charlotte Landon, born in Vermont in 1826, married in 1851; children eight - Lottie L., C. Hoyt, Jennie L., Frank C., Laura V., Richard . H., William L., and Marcus A. Father, Christian H. Schaeffer, of county, born March 12, 1787, died July 4, 1862; wife Jane Schaeffer, of Cobleskill, born in 1786, married in 1805, died in 1870; children five. Grandfather, Hendricus Schaeffer, of county, born in 1752, died in 1832.

Schoolcraft Hiram, p o Schoharie, proprietor of hotel and farmer, born in county in 1824, has been supervisor and assessor; wife Electa Becker, of county, born in 1831, married in 1851; children one - Mary, born in 1860. Father, John Schoolcraft, born in Wright, October 14, 1789, died November 5, 1862; wife Mary Settle, of county, born in 1790, died in November, 1864; children four, living two. Garndfather, Jacob Schoolcraft, was a Revolutionary soldier.

Settle J. H., p o Schoharie, general carriage and sleigh manufacturer, born in county in 1824; wife Frances Best, of Columbia county, married in 1856. Father, John H. Settle, born in county in 1802, died in 1878. Grandfather, Henry Settle, born in Albany county.

Stafford Robert N., p o Schoharie, general carriage and wagon manufacturer, born in Vermont in 1821, settled in county in 1845; wife Sarah H. Simmons, of county, married in 1853.

Sternbergh John, p o Schoharie, retired farmer, 110 acres, born in Schoharie in 1826; wife Mary Schaeffer, of county, born in 1821, married January 12, 1846; children one ---- born in 1846. Father, Adam Sternbergh, of county, born April 19, 1788, died June 7, 1872; wife Catharine Schaeffer, of county; married October 30, 1808, died May 28, 1865; children living, two. Grandfather, Lambert Sternbergh, born in county in 1757, died July 1, 1829.

Swart Peter S., physician, born in Schoharie July 15, 1801, has been county treasurer; first wife Maria Snyder, married 1824; secod wife Eva Eliza Michaels, of Schoharie C. H., married December 14, 1869.

Vroman Jacob, p o Schoharie, retired farmer and owner of branch R. R., 250 acres, born i county in 1808; wife Maria Vroman, of county, born in 1809, married in 1827; children six - David B., Lucian Charles, Cornelius P., Peter C., and William J.

Vroman Peter C., p o Schoharie, farmer, 162 acres, born in county in 1848; wife Annie M., daughter of Jacob M. Snyder, born in county in 1847, married in 1869; children three. Father, Jacob Vroman.

West Jeremiah, p o Schoharie, farmer, 100 acres, born in Albany county in 1820, died in 1871, settled in county when quite young; wife Catharine West, born in Sharon in 1822, married in 1845; children three - Mary, Millard, and Addison.

Widmann George, p o Schoharie, cigar manufacturer, born in Germany in 1830, settled in county in 1854; wife Theressia Widmann, of Baden, Germany, married in 1854, died in 1866; children ix; second wife Catharine Schance, of Bavaria, Germany, married in 1866; children two.

Wood Francisco, p o Schoharie, proprietor of hotel, born in county in 1824, has held several county and town offices; wife Rebecca Osterhout, of Albany county, married in 1849; children three - Edwin D., Benjamin R., and Edna.

Willsey J. D., p o East Cobleskill, farmer, 100 acres, born in Albany county in 1814, settled in county in 1832, has been assessor and commissioner; wife Gertrude Livingston, born in county in 1818, married in 1834; children seven - Isaac R., Emma L., Maria, Perry, Malinda, David, and Philip. Father, Abraham Willsey, of Duchess county, came to county in 1832, died in 1870. Grandfather, Hendrick Willsey, was a descendant of Holland emigrants at an early day, and a Revolutionary soldier.

Williams James O., p o Schoharie.

Youngs Daniel, p o Schoharie, farmer, 177 acres, born in county in 1844, has been county commissioner; wife Romelia Landrum, of Schoharie, married March 9, 1872; children one. Father, Smith Youngs.

Zeh Joseph H., general custom miller, born in Albany county in 1827, settled in county in 1875; wife Elmira A. Angle, of Albany county, married in 1848; children one - Amelia.

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