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1820  Census,  Town  of  HECTOR - pgs. 1, 2 & 3
 SCHUYLER COUNTY,  NY
In 1820, Hector was actually part of Tompkins co., NY.
Then, in 1854, it became part of Schuyler co., NY.
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Transcribed by Lynn Stevenson Fisher from a microfilm of official handwritten records.
All names are presented in the order of visitation, showing neighbors grouped together.
Some genealogy notes were added by the typist.


Census Pages1-3, 4-6, 7,11,14
 
 
 Key
 A = free white males under age 10
  B = free white males age 10-16 (up to 16, but not including 16).
 C = free white males age 16-18 (military age) 
        - also counted in the 16-26 category.
 D = free white males age 16-26.
 E = free white males age 26-45.
 F = free white males age 45 and over.
 G = free white females under age 10.
 H = free white females age 10-16.
 I = free white females age 16-26.
 J = free white females age 26-45.
 K = free white females age 45 and over.
 L = Fnn = foreigners not naturalized.
 M = Agr = persons engaged in agricultural work.
 N = Com = persons engaged in commerce.
 O = Mfr = persons engaged in manufacturing.
 wid = widow
 jun. = junior

1820  HECTOR, TOMPKINS CO., NY CENSUS - in order of visitation

PAGE 1
(* see page 1 notes at end)

HEAD of HOUSEHOLD       A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  0

Robert KENNEDAY *       2  2  0  1  0  1  1  1  1  1  0  0  5  0  0
Thomas BROWN            1  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Robert TABER            1  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
John WELCH              0  0  1  3  0  1  2  0  0  0  1  0  6  0  0
Ezekel PALMER           2  0  0  0  1  0  3  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Phillip SMITH Jun.      2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Joseph KIRBY            1  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  2  0  0
David CRANE             3  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Asher HARVEY *          3  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Isaac KIRBY             0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Thomas STILWELL         0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  3  0  0
Isaac THORP             2  0  0  0  1  1  2  0  0  0  1  0  3  0  0
Joseph THROGMORTON      0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  3  0  0
Job PETTIS              1  1  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
William SMITH           2  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  3  0  0
Samuel TRUBY            2  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Hooker SMITH            3  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
John BROWN              1  0  1  2  0  1  1  1  2  1  0  0  6  0  0
John MORRIS             0  0  1  1  0  1  0  2  1  1  1  0  5  0  0
Daniel SALES            0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Samuel FRANKLIN         1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Thomas MORRIS           0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
John D. VOORHIS         0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
William SCHENCK         3  0  0  1  0  1  1  1  2  1  0  0  6  0  0
Henry LATOURETTE        2  0  0  0  1  0  3  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  1
Simion VanHORN *       0  0  0  1  0  0  3  1  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Walter BUCHANEN *       0  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  1  1  0  0  1  0  1
Samuel HARVEY           0  0  0  1  0  1  0  2  4  0  1  0  9  0  0
Joseph BENNET           0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  4  0  0
Henry STEWARD           2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  2  0  1  0  4  0  0
Hezekiah BEEBE          2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Jonatha
   STURDEVANT Jun.*     2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  1  0  2  0  0
Jonathan STURDEVANT*    0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0
John HAVENS             0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0
Benjamnin STATES        5  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Robert LAKE             1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Thomas TOSER            1  3  1  1  0  1  2  0  1  1  0  0  4  0  0
John HAVENS Jun.        2  1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  5  0  0
George HAVENS           0  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  1  0  0  0  3  0  0
Samuel MOORE            1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Joshua OWEN *           0  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  2  1  0  0  0  0
Nathaniel OWEN *        0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Gilbert STEPHENSON *    3  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  1  0  0  3  0  0
Evert ROSE *            0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  4  0  0
Reuben HINKLEY          4  1  1  1  0  1  1  0  1  0  1  0  5  0  0

PAGE 2
(* see page 2 notes at end)

HEAD of HOUSEHOLD       A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  0

Jonathan FREEMAN        0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  2  0  0
Peter RUSHMORE          3  0  0  0  1  0  1  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  1
James BALDWIN           0  0  0  0  0  1  1  2  1  0  1  0  3  0  0
Robert DICKINS*         2  0  1  3  0  1  1  1  0  0  1  0  6  0  0
Cyrus HINCKLEY          0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Jeremiah AYERS          1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Ashbel FREEMANS/TRUMANS 1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Elihu BARKER*           0  0  0  0  3  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  5  0  0
Reuben MCINTYRE*        1  0  0  0  1  0  3  1  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
Thomas W. DAVIS         0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Nehemiah OSBORN         1  1  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  4  0  0
Joshua MORGAN           1  0  0  0  1  0  3  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Edward MOORE            1  0  0  0  1  0  3  0  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
Abigail MOORE           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0
Jonathan HINSDALE*      0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Zimri MCINTYRE          1  1  0  0  1  0  3  1  0 1  0  0  4  0  0
Thomas MCINTYRE         1  0  1  1  1  0  3  2  0  1  0  0  5  0  0
Elihu MARTIN            0  1  0  0  1  0  0  1  1  1  0  0  3  0  0
Joshua HINKLEY          1  0  0  1  0  1  0  2  1  0  1  0  6  0  0
Charles GREGG*          4  1  2  2  0  1  1  0  1  0  1  0  6  0  0
William MCINTYRE*       0  0  0  0  1  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  3  0  0
Major  MCINTYRE*        1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Ira  MCINTYRE           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
John SALER              3  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Levi GASKILL/GASKELL    2  0  1  2  1  0  2  0  0  1  1  0  3  0  0
Jonathan CAMPBELL       3  2  1  3  0  1  1  1  2  0  1  0 10  0  0
Solomon LEONARD         2  1  0  2  0  1  0  1  2  0  1  0  7  0  0
James SMITH             3  1  0  0  0  1  2  0  4  0  1  0  7  0  0
Ebenezer KING           1  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  3  0  0
Timothy GREGG           2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Solomon DUNHAM          2  0  1  1  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
Asa CULVER*             2  0  0  1  0  1  3  2  0  1  0  0  5  0  0
Benjamin HILL           3  3  1  1  0  1  2  1  0  1  0  0  7  0  0
John MEARS*             0  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
Joseph KELLOG           0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0  [KELLOGG]
William HUMPHREY        2  2  0  0  1  0  2  1  0  1  0  0  5  0  0
Robert PLUMSTEAD        1  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  2  0  1  0  4  0  0
David STURDEVANT        2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Nathaniel OWENS*        2  0  0  0  0  1  1  1  1  0  1  0  3  0  0
William OWENS           1  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Alva BEMENT             1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
James COLIGROVE         3  3  0  0  1  0  1  1  1  1  0  0  7  0  0  [COLGROVE]
Jacob FROST             1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Joseph LANNING          0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  ?  0  0

PAGE 3
(* see page 3 notes at end)

HEAD of HOUSEHOLD       A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  0

James BODLE *           0  1  0  1  0  0  2  0  1  0  0  0  3  0  0
Daniel BUMP *           0  0  1  1  1  0  2  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
William BAILEY          0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Anthony PEARCE          0  0  0  1  0  0  2  1  1  0  0  0  3  0  0
Jesse BEMENT *          3  1  0  1  0  1  3  0  1  0  1  0  4  0  0
James THOMPSON          2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  2  2  0  0
Miller ROBINS           1  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  1  0  1  0  3  0  0
John MACKAY             0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  2  2  0  0
Benjmin OWENS           2  2  0  1  0  1  3  0  3  0  1  0  8  0  0
Stephen HEATH           4  1  1  1  1  0  3  3  0 1  0  0  3  0  0
Ezra GARRISSON          2  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Eli GARRISSON           1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
John M. FROST           1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Daniel VanTUYL          0  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  1  1  0  0  4  0  0
Tom? WYCOFF [No entry]  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Isaac SMITH             0  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  1
John SMITH              1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Conrad WORTS            1  1  0  0  0  1  0  1  2  0  1  0  5  0  0
Samuel WARNER           1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Thomas WARNER           0  2  1  2  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  6  0  0
Stephen JOHNSON         0  4  0  0  1  0  1  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  6
J(?)afshet PALMER       3  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  4
Gorden PALMER           0  0  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0
John HEATH              0  0  0  0  1  0  4  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Underhill FROST         2  1  1  3  0  1  1  0  0  0  1  0  6  0  0
James POTTS             0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Abraham CARLEY          1  0  0  0  1  0  4  1  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
George SMITH            2  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0  0  3  0  0
Henry HEWIT             0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Jacob BUMP              1  0  0  0  1  0  2  1  0  1  0  0  3  0  0
James BUMP              0  0  1  1  0  1  0  1  1  0  1  0  4  0  0
Elisha BROUSAR
        [BRONSON ?]     1  1  1  2  0  1  0  1  0  1  0  0  5  0  0
Jonathan F. MASON       1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
John W. MATHEWS         0  2  0  0  1  1  1  0  1  1  0  0  5  0  0
Peter HIMROD            4  1  0  0  1  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  2  0  0
Sulivan D. HUBBELL *    1  1  1  2  0  1  1  0  0  0  1  0  4  0  0
John G. HUBBELL         0  0  0  1  1  0  3  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Haviland WARD           1  0  0  0  1  0  3  0  0  1  1  0  3  0  0
John MCKINZIE           0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Peter V.G. HAGER        1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  1  1  0  0  3  0  0
Henry SALER *           1  0  0  0  1  1  0  1  0  0  1  0  3  0  0
Smith REYNOLDS          0  0  0  1  0  0  1  0  1  0  0  0  2  0  0
Melvin KUCK             3  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  0  1  0  0  2  0  0
Hiram MASON             1  0  0  0  1  0  2  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  1
John DAILEY             4  1  1  1  1  0  1  1  0  0  1  0  5  0  0




* Page ONE Notes
   [by Lynn Stevenson Fisher]
   These notes are not proven, but are given as research guides.
   This page of the census appears to cover the eastern area of Hector township
   near the village of Mecklenburg.  Several of the heads of household are known to
   have been living southeast of Mecklenburg.

Robert KENNEDAY - A Robert Kennedy died 8/18/1849 at age 75 years and his wife Mary died 10/8/1849 at age 72 years;  both were buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

Afher HARVEY - An Asher Harvey was married to Mary Wager, died 12/18/1831 at age 52, and was buried in Harvey/Buck Hill Cemetery.  [Linda O'H. note:  the old script "s" often resembled an "f".]

Simion VAN HORN - A Simeon Van Horn, born 1796, married to Mary A., died 10/12/1883, was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

Walter BUCHANEN - A Marrilla Buchannon, daughter of a Walter and Sally, died 10/1/1834 at age 16 years and was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

Jonathan STURDEVANT or Jonathan STURDEVANT Jun. - A church elder Jonathan Sturtevant preached the first sermon of the Second Baptist Church of Hector in Gilbert Stevenson’s barn in the 1820s.

Joshua OWEN - Born in 1760.  Son of Nathaniel Owen and Elizabeth Jayne.  Husband of  Zippora Winters.  Father of “Betsey” Elizabeth Owen Stephenson, Lucy Owen Rump, Julia Owen McIntyre, Nathaniel Moore Owen, Jonathan Owen 2d, and Sarah Sally Owen Nugner Mizner.  Came from Pompey/Minisink, Orange County, N.Y.  Bought land in Hector 77 in 1810.  Soldier in Revolution and War of 1812.  Died in Hector 10/21/1839.  Wife Zippora died 12/25/1831 and was buried in Harvey/Buck Hill Cemetery.   Identity of Joshua Owen confirmed with several deeds and a will.

Nathaniel OWEN - Born in 1796 in Orange Co., N.Y.  Son of Joshua Owen and Zippora Winters.  Not to be confused with Nathaniel Owen who was married to Mehitable Tucker and was the first settler near Mecklenburg in 1798.  Married to Pamelia Colegrove.  Had many children.  Moved from Hector to Sunderlandville, Potter Co., Penn.  Died about 1874 and buried in Owen Cemetery, Clymer Township, Tioga Co., Penn.

Gilbert STEPHENSON - Born 10/17/1776 in Charlotte/Washington Co., N.Y.  Son of Andrew Stevenson/Stephenson, who was a resident of Hector from about 1804 until his death in 1816.  Husband of “Betsey” Elizabeth Owen.  Children included:  Andrew, Minerva, James, Sidney, Jonathan, and Nathaniel.  Resided in Hector 77 by 1811 and owned land in Hector 67 and 86.  Gilbert died 8/5/1832 and was buried in Harvey/Buck Hill Cemetery. Identity of Gilbert Stevenson confirmed with numerous deeds and wills.  identity of Betsey Owen confirmed with several deeds and a will.

Evert ROSE - An Ebert Rose’s wife Margaret died 4/21/1844 at age 81 years, and was buried in Harvey/Buck Hill Cemetery.  An Evert Rose was a Revolutionary War soldier.




* Page TWO Notes
   [by Lynn Stevenson Fisher]
   These notes are not proven, but are given as research guides.
   This page of the census appears to cover the eastern area of the township
   near the village of Mecklenburg.  Several of the heads of household are known
   to have been living in that area.

Robert DICKINS -  In 1813 a Robert Dickens owned land in the southern portion of Hector 67 that bordered land owned by Reuben McIntyre.

Elihu BARKER - An Elihu Baker, who died in 1860 at aged 77 years, was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery, as was his wife, who died in 1829 at age 43 years.  An Elisha Barker owned land that bordered on land in Hector 85 owned by Andrew Stevenson Jr. in 1818.

Reuben MCINTYRE - Reuben McIntyre appeared in the 1810 census of Hector.  He purchased land in Hector 67 southeast of Mecklenburg in 1813.  He was mentioned in several land documents as owning land bordering that owned by Gilbert Stevenson.  He was married at least twice, and his second wife was Julia Owen, daughter of Joshua Owen and Zippora Winters.  According to his will, his children were:  Sabrina, Roxy, Rosetta, Melinda, Dewitt Clinton, Genette, and Loiza (the only child of Reuben and Julia).  Reuben died in 1831 after an illness and was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.  Jonathan Owen II (brother of Julia) and Gilbert Stevenson (husband of Elizabeth “Betsey” Owen) were the executors for his will.  Identity of Reuben McIntyre confirmed with land deeds and his wiill.

Jonathan HINSDALE - A Jonathan Hinsdall’s wife Sally died in 1827 at age 36 years and was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

Charles GREGG - Prior to 1818, a Charles Gregg owned land in Hector 85 that bordered on lands owned by Elisha Barker, William McIntyre, and Nicholas Chesman.

William MCINTYRE - A William McIntyre was a witness to the will of Andrew Stevenson of Hector in 1816.  A William McIntyre died in 1824 at the age of 71 years and was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.  There were two William McIntyres in the area in the early 1800s.

Major  MCINTYRE - An Esther McIntyre, daughter of a Major and Sarah, died in 1828 at age 2 years and was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

Asa CULVER - An Asa Culver, who died in 1853 at age 78 years, was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

John MEARS - A John Moars died in 1845 at age 76 years and was buried in McIntyre Settlement Cemetery.

Nathaniel OWENS - A Nathaniel Owen was the first settler in this area of Hector in 1798, was from Orange County, N.Y., was the son of Capt. Jonathan Owen (an officer in the Revolution), lived in Hector 65,  was married to Mahitabel Tucker, fought in the War of 1812, died in 1862 at age 89 years, and was buried in Mecklenburg Cemetery.  His wife Mahetabel died in 1846 at age 70 years and was buried in Mecklenburg Cemetery.  Note: There were at least two Nathaniel Owens in the area at this time; both were from Orange County; however, they appear to be only distantly related.  (See page one of this census.)




* Page THREE Notes
   [by Lynn Stevenson Fisher]
   These notes are not proven, but are given as research guides.
   This page of the census appears to cover the eastern area of the
   township near the village of Mecklenburg.  Several of the heads of
   household are known to have been living in that area.

James BODLE - A William Bodel, Sr., while a resident of Middletown, Orange Co., NY, obtained half a lot in Ulysses near Waterburg and half of Hector 65;  Capt. Jonathan Owen (father of Nathaniel Owen) got the other half of these lots.  William Bodel, Sr., was the father of James, Jonathan, and William 2nd.

Daniel BUMP - A Daniel Bump, born in 1793 in Albany Co., NY:  was the son of a James Bump, who was born in 1763 in MA and died in 1810 in town of Ulysses, Seneca Co., NY;  married Sarah Cady in 1817 in Hector; was the father of Phebe, Diadema, Franklin, Lucinda, Fannie, Susan, Nathan, Nancy, Wilson, George, Priscella, Aurilla, and Scelenda; died in 1869 in Dix, Schuyler Co., NY.

Jesse BEMENT - Jesse Bement Jr., was born in 1777 in Brimfield, Hampden Co., MA, and was the son of Jesse Bement (1740->1790) and Tryphosa Leach.  He settled first in Groton and later in Hector near the village of Mecklenburg.  He married Amy Castle and they had the following children:  James Bostwick (1801 - 1889, married Philania Tanner, resided in Groton and Tioga Co., Penn.);  Harriet (born >1803, married John A. Owens);  Asel/Asahel/Asabel (1810-1890, Eldred Cem., married Polly Kelly);  Jesse III (1812-1866, Mecklenburg Cem., married Jane Lewis);  Scena (born ~1827, married Philoman/Philemon Redner);  Eli (born >1812, married Miriam or Margaret Stevenson); Susan (born >1815, married Andrew Stevenson, son of Gilbert Stevenson and Betsey Owen);  Amy (born ~1820, married Alexander Stevenson, lived in Perry, Wyoming Co., NY);  A. Jackson (1818-1895, Mecklenburg Cem., married Phebe Bodle);  and Porter (1826-1903, Mecklenburg Cem.).  Jesse Jr. died after 1820 in Mecklenburg.

Sulivan HUBBLE - An S.D. Hubbell died in 1843 at age 74, Mecklenburg Cem., and was married to Susannah, who died in 1860 at age 88, Mecklenburg Cem.

Henry SALER - A Henry Sayler of Painted Post was given 50 acres of land in Hector 65/64 (near Mecklenburg, now Schuyler Co., NY)  by Nathaniel Owen in 1800.  Henry Sayler and Nathaniel Owen served together in the War of 1812.  Henry Sayler’s brother Martin was a soldier in the Revolution under Gen. Morgan.  Henry Sailer was a gunsmith and married Catharine Siegel in Harrisburg, Penn.  Their children were:  Jacob (moved to Indiana), Daniel (moved to Indiana), John (married Deborah Hanley), Henry (married Jane Potts, Hannah Reynolds, and Ann Holmes), and Michitable/Mehitabel (married Otis Williams and moved to Richmond, Virginia).  Sons John and Daniel served in the War of 1812.  Henry Saylor was taught to be an expert hunter in Hector by Tayler Bone, a Seneca Indian.  Henry Sayler died in 1821 at age 63, and his wife died in 1822 at age 55.  Henry Sayler kept an account book that was in the possession of his grandson Henry Sayler in 1876.  This information is from the Watkins Review and Express Centennial History, Jan. 10, 1990, and appears to be taken directly from an 1879 history of four counties, including Schuyler.



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