Fulton County Historical AtlasRoyalton Township cont' - page 6 (page 24 of the original 1875 Atlas)
1875 Personal Histories
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FRANCIS H. MATTISON was born in Bennington County, Vermont, September 13, 1834, and married in Lenawee County, Michigan February 2, 1867 to Sarah Camburn, born in Michigan September 10, 1845. They have a family of three children: Eugene, died March 18, 1875, Clara Belle and William. The parents of the subject of this sketch were David Mattison, born in Vermont in April 1812, and died in Michigan in 1857, and Alma (Miller) Mattison, born in White Hall, New York, in 1810 and deceased in Fulton County, Ohio, November 12, 1875. James and Lorinda Camburn, parents of Mrs. Mattison, were born, the former in New York, and was run over by the cars and killed, the latter in Fairfield County, Michigan, where she still resides. Mr. Mattison enlisted in Company I, 1st Michigan Cavalry, August 26, 1861, took part in several battles, and was discharged June 11, 1862 on account of physical disability; he recovered and enlisted a second time, October 13, 1862 with the 6th Michigan Cavalry. He was wounded in the battle of Spottsylvania, May 12, 1864 when he was sent to the hospital at Washington, thence to Baltimore, thence to Pittsburg to have the ball extracted, but as his wound healed it was decided not to remove it, and he was put in the invalid corps and sent to Johnsonís Island, where he remained until the close of the war, and carries the ball in his body to this day. He settled in Fulton County in 1865. Post-office, Lyons. Business, proprietor planning mills.
SAMUEL K. CLARK, son of Daniel and Annie Clark, of Washington County, Rhode Island, was born in Washington County, Rhode Island, July 12, 1835. He was married in Fulton County, Ohio, April 18, 1861 to Susan A. Wood, daughter of David and Eliza Wood, the former of New York, and the latter of Massachusetts, who was born in Royalton Township, Fulton County, April 22, 1842. Their children are: David L., Zurella and Alva. Samuel Clark belonged to the first Michigan Engineers and Mechanics in the war of the Rebellion, served two and a half years, was in the battles of Shiloh, Mill Springs, Ky., and others and was honorably discharged at the close of the war. Post-office, Lyons. Business, minister and carpenter.
Back to IndexCHARLES E. TRORY and his wife, Elizabeth Trounce, were born in England, the former in Hull, Yorkshire, May, 1848, the latter in Cornwall. They were also married in London, England, October 12, 1867. Their children are: Amelia, born in Missouri, April 1, 1870; Fredereick, born in Fulton County, Ohio, March 11, 1873 and Charles E., born February 16, 1875 at Lyons, Fulton Township. Charles E. Trory, Sr., father of the above was born in England in 1820 and died in the same country. His mother, Amelia (Plumb) Trory, was born in England, April 1, 1824 and died there in 1853. John and Eleanor Trounce, parents of Mrs. Trory, were born, the former in England, the latter in Missouri. Mr. Trory came from England in 1869. He has two brothers and two sisters: William T. resides in Persia, Asia; Edward C. and Elizabeth Stevens reside in London, and Marian (Whittrick), who resides in Essex County, England. Post-office, Lyons. Business, carriage-maker.
DANIEL S. PHILLIPS, son of Eli and Vesty Phillips, was born in Royalton, Fulton County, Ohio, January 21, 1840. He was married March 21 1864 to Lizzie L. Drew, daughter of Horace and Clara Drew, who was born in Vermont, October 7, 1838. They have one son, Perry E., born August 10, 1866. Mr. Phillipís father was the first settler in Fulton County. Post-office, Lyons. Business, hotel keeper.
Back to IndexB. M. ROBINSON was born in Dutchess County, New York, March 5, 1812. He settled in Fulton County in 1839. He was married the first time in New York, in 1834 to Sallie A. Cole, of New York. The fruit of this union was five children: Marvin E., Sarah, James, Emma (deceased), and Hannah. Mr. Robinson was married a second time, June 16, 1853 to Caroline (Carpenter) Foster, of New York. They had three children: Malon W., born March 8, 1857; Emma (deceased); Cassius C., born February 22, 1859. A third marriage took place September 10, 1865 to Julia Cone, of New York, who died a short time after and Mr. Robinson was married a fourth time to Alice A. Shaffer, December 25, 1868. They have one child, Alice A., born September 30, 1871. Mr. Robinson enlisted in the Union army, Company I, 67th Regiment O.V.I., March 1, 1861, served eleven months and was honorably discharged. James R, son of the above, enlisted in the same regiment and served four years. Marvin enlisted in the 100-day service. Mr. Robinsonís father was in the Toledo war, called out by General Brown. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farming, section 21.
GEORGE W. WELSH, son of William and Ruth (Orcutt) Welsh, the former of Long Island, the latter of Connecticut, was born in Montgomery County, New York, October 13, 1804. He was married in Niagara County, New York, May 5, 1824, to Mary, daughter of Thomas and Susan Whiting, the former of Vermont, the latter of Connecticut; both of whom are deceased. She was born in Ontario County, New York June 11, 1808. They had eleven children: Susan born April 9, 1825; Ruth, born July 21, 1827, died April 3, 1852; Thomas W., born August 8, 1831; Emeline, born November 1, 1834; Butler R., born August 12, 1837; Martha, died July 29, 1866; Alsina, born in 1841, died March 31, 1857; Elias, born January 6, 1843 Addie, died January 4, 1874; Arden and Minerva, died in March 1854. Elias Welsh enlisted in Company I, 67th Regiment O.V.I. in 1861, served over three years, was always with the regiment and was honorably discharged. Butler enlisted in the 100-day service and served his time. Mr. Welsh has filled the several offices of township trustee, Justice of the peace, township clerk, assessor, etc. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 15.
Back to IndexALPHIUS FENNER was born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, July 29, 1813 and married in Michigan, March 6, 1873 to Margaret McGurer, his present wife, who was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, July 17, 1827. His first wife was Polly Pitcher, by whom he had three children: Julia A., deceased; infant, deceased, and William. The parents of Mr. Fenner were Anthony and Methenia (Aldrich) Fenner, the former born in New York, the latter in Massachusetts. Both died in the state of Ohio. The parents of Mrs. Fenner, Simeon and Kate (Hitt) McGurer, were born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, where the former still resides at the age of 93. The latter died in 1867. Mr. Fenner settled in Fulton County in 1838, and was one of the pioneers of the county. He has filled the office of constable, and others of trust. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 10.
Col. ELI PHILLIPS was born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, December 18, 1806. He was married in Wayne County, New York, December 25, 1828 to Vesta Arnold, daughter of Isaac and Rebecca Arnold, of Rhode Island who was born in Wayne County, New York, September 24, 1809. They settled in Fulton County in 1833, was the first white settler in the county. Mr. Phillips entered his land in 1832, and received his deed from Andrew Jackson. The county at that time was a dense forest, inhabited by Indians and infested with wolves, wildcat, deer, and other animals. Eli and Rebecca Phillips have a family of five children: B. F. Phillips, born March 6, 1830; Carrie A., born February 18, 1832; Edwin P., born August 25, 1836; Daniel S., born January 21, 1840; Albert G., born April 18, 1848 and Susan, deceased March 23, 1844. Amos and Rebecca (Sherman) Phillips, parents of the subject of this sketch, were born, the former in Rhode Island, the latter in Massachusetts. Both are deceased. The former died in New York, in 1824, the latter in Michigan. Col. E. Phillips was lieutenant-colonel of state militia, and fought the only battle of the Toledo war, in which no one was killed or wounded, only a few very badly scared. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer, section 10.
Back to IndexC. H. BARDEN was born in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, February 9, 1801. He was married to his present wife in Michigan, December 21, 1865. Mrs. Salinda Barden was a daughter of Silas and Louise (Butterfield) Allen, the former born in New York in 1779, died in Ohio in 1848; the latter born in New York, died in Ohio in 1811. Mrs. Barden was married to her first husband, J. C. Herrick, March 25, 1832. Their children were: Marinda, born November 17, 1834, died August 8, 1836; Salinda A., born August 21, 1837; Helen A., born January 15, 1841; Evaline D., born July 18, 1842; Origin B., born February 26, 1849. John and Hannah Herrick, parents of J. C. Herrick, were natives of Massachusetts. Mr. Barden had four sons in the war of the Rebellion. All were honorably discharged at the close of the war. Mrs. Barden settled in Fulton County in 1855. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer, section 13.
JAMES K. DODGE was born in Fulton County, Ohio, July 7, 1845. He was a son of Warren and Permelia (Church) Dodge, of New York, who settled in Fulton County in 1834. They had a family of eleven children: Rufus, Davis B. (died in Andersonville prison), George E., (deceased), Daniel B., and James K., Martha (deceased), Mary, Sarah (deceased), Sabry, Elizabeth and Delia. Davis B. belonged to the 100th Regiment O.V.I. in the war of the rebellion, and served until he was taken prisoner. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 13.
JINKS M. YOUNG was born in Fulton County, Ohio May 11, 1844, married in Michigan, July 3, 1864 to Eveline Herrick, daughter of John and Salinda Herrick who was born in Fayette County, Ohio July 18, 1842. Mr. Herrick died July 2, 1854. Jinks M. and Eveline Young have three children: Mary A., born July 22, 1865; Helen H. born January 7, 1867; Ann J., born November 16, 1869. Joshua and Mary Young, parents of Jinks M., died in Fulton County in 1873 and 1864. They were among the first settlers of Fulton County. The subject of our sketch is the only surviving member of a family of nine children: Harriet, Edgar, Charlotte, Edwin, Joseph, Friend, William, Andrew and Jinks. Friend Young belonged to the 67th Regiment O.V.I. served nearly two years and died of disease. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 26.
Back to IndexFREDERICK HOLT, son of Diedirich and Maria Holt of Prussia, was born in Prussia, June 25, 1822 and moved to America in 1840. He settled in Rochester, New York and soon enlisted in the Mexican war, served until its close and was honorably discharged. He settled in Fulton County, Ohio, in 1842 where he was married, January 1, 1849 to Jane Gilmore, born in Erie County, Pennsylvania, Mary 1, 1834. Her parents, Ambrose and Mehitabel (Stebbins) Gilmore, were natives of New York, and died in Royalton Township in 1865 and 1872. Frederick and Jane Holt had a family of six children: Oliver H., born December 21, 1850; James C., born November 16, 1853; Mary J., born February 16, 1856, died March 28, 1859; Charley C., born May 23, 1858; Hattie L., born March 16, 1862; George A., born June 23, 1867. Mrs. Holtsís grandfather was in the revolutionary war. James H. Baxter, a lieutenant, was killed at Fort Wagner. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 20.
BUTLER RICHARDSON, son of Thomas and Mary Richardson, was born in Ontario County, New York, June 30, 1806. He was married in Niagara County, New York, October 1, 1829 to Mary McCumber, daughter of Jonathan and Elizabeth McCumber, both of whom are deceased. She was born in Queensbery, New York, Septeber 28, 1810. Mr. And Mrs. Richardson have children as follows: Alonzo, born January 29, 1831; Alphonzp, born January 20, 1831, died when four weeks old; Chapman B., born April 14, 1835, died February 1, 1866; Angeline, born June 22, 1841. Mr. R. settled in Fulton County very soon after Mr. Phillips in 1834. His son, Chapman R., was murdered in his fatherís barn at break of day, February 1, 1866. The barn was set on fire and consumed, and his bones were found among the rubbish. The barn contained nineteen head of cattle, twenty tons of hay, a fine buggy, and one-half the entire farming utensils. The supposed murdered was arrested. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 15.
Back to IndexMARVIN E. DEWEY was born in Genesee County, New York, April 11, 1833 and was married at Bakerís corners, Michigan in 1870 to Hattie A. Warner, daughter of Henry and Amanda Cole) Warner, who was born in Medina County, Ohio, March 6, 1848. They have two sons: John W., born February 12, 1871 and Charles H., born April 2, 1874. Mr. Dewey had three brothers, S.R., C. W., and A. L. Dewey, I the war of 186105. S. R. was wounded in an engagement in Alabama. All were honorably discharged. Mr. D. settled in Fulton County in 1870. Post-office, Lyons. Business, carpenter and joiner.
DENNIS N. FENNER and his wife, Sarah C. (Miller) Farmer, were born in Ohio, the former in Lake County, October 21, 1845, the latter in Fulton County, October 29, 1848. They were married in Michigan January 1, 1871. They have one son, Howard, born September 13, 1873. Daniel and Mahala Fenner, parents of D. N. Fenner, settled in Fulton County in 1847. Mrs. Fennerís parents were John J. and Sarah (Tappan) Miller; settled in Fulton County in 1846. Mr. Fenner and his brother, E. M. Fenner., were members of the 130th Regiment O.V.I. in the war of the rebellion. The latter was second lieutenant of his company and both were honorably discharged at the close of the war. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer and dairyman, section 4.
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Dr. CALVIN R. GILBERT, son of Hammond and Susan Webster Gilbert, the former of Vermont, the latter of Canada, was born in Canada East, December 26, 1830. He was married in Allen County, Ohio, February 22, 1854 to Margaret, daughter of John and Nancy Close, born in Carroll County, Ohio in November, 1830. They have eight children: Clayton H., Alameda C., Royal V., Charlie W., Archie, Ettie, Liberty, and Earl. Mr. C. R. Gilbert enlisted in the 100-day service in the war of the rebellion. He had five brothers in the Union army. Dr. Gilbert settled in Fulton County in 1864. Post-office, Metamora. Business, physician and druggist.
WILLIAM P. DAVOLL and his wife, Eliza P. (Sherman) Davoll, were born in New York, the former in Tompkins County, October 14, 1824, the latter in Erie County, January 7, 1832. They were married in Erie County, January 7, 1849. Their children are: William Alvah, born March 20, 1850; John A., born October 22, 1852; Edward S., born June 25, 21853; Lewis Foster, born June 19, 1857. The parents of Mr. Davoll were John and Sarah (Foster) Davoll. Mrs. Dís parents, Charles R. and Edith Pickins were natives of Massachusetts. Mr. Davoll enlisted in Company D., 100th Regiment O.V.I. in the war of 1861; served 140 days, mostly in Virginia, and was honorably discharged. His grandfather came from England when fourteen years of age and was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He was drum major. Mr. D. settled in Fulton in 1852. Post-office, Metamora. Business, farmer, section 16.
Back to IndexCHARLES C. TINEY is a son of Richard and Dorathy (Seward) Tiney, the former born in Maine, February 18, 1762, the latter in Vermont, Rutland County, August 12, 1768. They died in Ohio in 1841 and 1839. He was born in Washington County, New York, April 26, 1809 and married in Orleans County, New York, November 4, 1834 to Electa Whitten, born in Genesee County, New York, December 28, 1813. Their family is as follows: Lucy C. (Kiff), born July 24, 1835; Almon, born March 1, 1838; Sarah M. (Morrison), born August 6, 1840; Elizabeth J. (Horton), born October 31, 1844; Seward C., born November 14, 1847; Augusta O. (Wright), born April 6, 1848; Omer C., born July 29, 1850; Jay, born November 15, 1854; and Allie M., born January 6, 1858. Archelus and Betsey Clark Whitten were the parents of Mrs. Tiney; the former was born in Connecticut, November 1, 1776 and died in Iowa in 1862. The latter was born in Washington County, New York, September 19, 1788 and died in Iowa, September 29, 1870. Almon Tiney enlisted in Company I, 47th Regiment O.V.I. in 1861, served four years, was in twenty-one battles,, never wounded and never off duty an hour. He was honorably discharged. John Kiff, son-in-law of Mr. T. was in the same regiment. Mr. T.ís father was a sailor, first under J. Paul Jones, second under Capt. Simpson, and was in the war of 1812 and the Revolutionary War. Mr. T. settled in Fulton County in 1838. Post-office, Delta. Business, farmer and chair maker.
Rev. PETER KOHL, son of Peter and Magdalena Dehn, of Germany, was born in Prussia, June 14, 1819. He was married in Prussia, November 11, 1845 to Catharine Seiler, who was born in Prussia October 17, 1821. She was a daughter of John and Catharine (Horbach) Seiler of Prussia. This couple have a family of nine children: Peter born September 19, 1846, died in 1848; Jacob born November 11, 1848, died December 16, 1848; infant daughter, deceased; Catharine, born February 22, 1851; Amative M., born June 4, 1854, died in Fulton County, Ohio November 10, 1870; William born April 21, 1858; infant son, deceased; Mary T., born January 5, 1862, died August 5, 1864; and Samuel, born May 28, 1864. Catharine married Mr. Jacob Mohr of Fulton County, October 18, 1868. Rev. Kohl settled in Fulton County May 31, 1861. Post-office, Ai. Business, minister of German Reform Church, section 28.
Back to IndexJOHN CARAGHAR was born in Genesee County, New York, May 9, 1839 and married in Michigan, December 28, 1868 to Wealthy A. Blair, who was born in Fulton County, Ohio. Patrick and Margaret (Flannagan) Caraghar, parents of the subject of this sketch, were born in Ireland; the former died in Fulton County in 1863, the latter when her son was six years old. John and Duncan (Viller) Blair, parents of Mrs. C., were born, the former in New Jersey in 1800, the latter in New York. Mrs. C. died November 10, 1872. Post-office, Metamora. Business, carpenter and joiner, section 15.
ELIJAH F. LUKE was born in Colunbiana County, Ohio, September 14, 1836. He was married in Michigan, November 19, 1858 to Elbertine M. Brown, who was born in Niagara County, New York, November 3, 1834. Their children are: Irving D., born January 14, 1860; Adie I., born February 6, 1862; Ernest N., born May 19, 1871; and Minnie E., born June 14, 1875. Elijah and Abigail (Barton) Luke, parents of the subject of this sketch, were born, the former in New Jersey, May 17, 1786, the latter in same state, January 21, 1793. They were married in 1814, and died in Michigan, September 6, 1850 and February 17, 1856. Their children were: Noah B., John C., Isaac, Sarah, William, Elizabeth, Henry, Mary A., Elisha, Abigail and Elijah. Nathaniel and Isabella (Barton) Brown, parents of Mrs. L, were born, the former in Cincinnati, Ohio, March 29, 1797, the latter in Ireland. They lived in Niagara County, New York. Their children were: Levi, Jay B., Mary E., Jackson N., Benjamin, Nettie D., and Elbertine. Benjamin Brown enlisted in the Union army in 1861. He was wounded at the battle of Cedar Mountain, August 9, 1862 and was discharged December 26, 1862. Mr. Luke settled in Fulton County in 1864. Post-office, Metamora. Business, farmer.
Back to IndexCALVIN H. POTTER was one of the pioneers of Fulton County, settled in the county in 1842. He cut and bushed six miles of road, four rods wide, through heavy timber, and has cleared up his farm of one hundred acres. Squire Potter was born in Herkimer County, New York, August 2, 1822, and married in Metamora, May 7, 1865 to Sarah Teeple, born in Canada West, July 1, 1834. Mrs. Potter was the widow of J. Simpson, by whom she had two children. Mr. Potterís first wife was Eliza Miller, by whom he had seven children. Calvin and Sarah Potter had a family of three children: Asa C., born April 27, 1866; Elisis G., born February 24, 1868; and Esther, born July 24, 1872. The first wifeís children were: Avoline, Leyhbena M., Edson, Eva L., Mary S., Emery E., Orange S. Mrs. P.ís children were Elisis G. and Esther. Mary S. and Minerva Potter, parents of Calvin H. were born, the former in Rhode Island, the latter in New York in 1804. They reside in Fulton County. George and Francis (Drake) Teeple were born, the former in New York, in 1801, the latter in Canada in 1803. The former died in 1875; the latter still resides in Canada. Harwell Potter enlisted in the Union army in 1864 and died in the same. Peter Teeple was wounded in the first battle of Bull Run, and when taken prisoner he was still fighting with his boots full of blood from the wound. He died in Richmond. Mr. Potter is justice of the peace. Post-office, Metamora. Business, dealer in dry goods, boots, shoes and groceries.
GEORGE W. SCHRIBER, son of William and Rachel (Williams) Schriber, of New York, was born in Green County, New York, June 16, 1826. He was married in New York, November 1, 1847, to Ellen H., daughter of Daniel T. and Hope A. (Hammond) Seamon, of Rhode Island, who was born in Steuben County, New York May 2, 1829. They have a family of eight children: Charles E., born January 9, 1849, deceased; Frederic H., born December 24, 1850; George W., born October 23, 1853, deceased; Lewis E. born April 19, 1856; William C., born June 28, 1859; Ellen, born July 2, 1862; Rachel H., born July 16, 1865; and George H., born November 6, 1869. Mr. And Mrs. Schriber each had a brother in the Union army in the war of 1861-5. Peter Schriber, grandfather of the subject of our sketch was a revolutionary soldier, and died in New York at the advanced age of 114 years. Post-office, Metamora. Business, manufacturer of tobacco, and proprietor of hotel.
Back to IndexJOHN CLENDENIN and his wife Phoeba A. Hackett were born in New York, the former in Livingston County, March 16, 1815, the latter in Rochester, March 4, 1819. They were married in Livingston County, New York, May 24, 1837. Their children are: Minerva (Mrs. Wheeler), born March 25, 1838, married February 28, 1856; Leverett H., born October 4, 1840; Ann, born January 4, 1843, deceased; Matilda (Mrs. Buck), born November 19, 1850, married April 11, 1872. The parents of this couple are Jacob and Rhoda (Roberts) Clendenin, of New York; both died in 1859 and Benjamin and Fanny M. (Duncan) Hackett. Leverett Clendenin enlisted September 1, 1861 in Company I, 47th Regiment O.V.I. He first served as private and was afterward promoted to first lieutenant. He served four years, was not sick a day and always with his company and regiment. Mr. C. has filled the office of justice of the peace. Post-office, Metamora. Business, farmer and teacher, section 12.
JOHN STILLWILL was born in Richland County, Ohio May 13, 1824. He was married in Seneca County, Ohio, October 11, 1846 to Susan E. Wise, born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, February 28, 1824. Their children are: Francis T., born October 10, 1847, died September 18, 1848; Albert N., born February 1, 1849; Lucilia E., born June 2, 1851; Isaac P., born January 26, 1853; John Lee, born October 9, 1856; William W., born February 2, 1859; Elmer J., born December 16, 1861; and Alice May, born March 25, 1868. Francis T. Stillwill, father of the above, was born in Vermont April 10, 1800 and died in Fulton County in 1871. He was a soldier in the war of 1861-5, first in the 100-day service, and afterwards belonged to the 67th Regiment O.V.I. Susannah (Wycoff) Stillwill, mother of the above, was born in Jefferson County, Ohio, in 1800. They settled in Fulton County in 1854. John and Sophia Wise, parents of Mrs. Stillwill, were natives of Pennsylvania, and died in Seneca County, Ohio in 1835 and 1850. Mr. Stillwill enlisted in Company K, 25th Regiment in 1864. He was in a number of engagements, always with his regiment. His son, Albert, belonged to the 139th Regiment O.V.I., served four months; both were honorably discharged at close of war. Mr. Stillwill also had two brothers; Henry, who belonged to the 130th Regiment O.V.I., died at Fortress Monroe, August 19, 1864; Francis F., who was a member of the 7th Regiment O.V.I. was wounded at the battle of Chickamauga, and laid on the battlefield two days. He was prisoner ten months. Post-office, Metamora. Business, farmer, section 22.
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DAVID WHITE, son of Park and Rhoda Steadman, of Vermont, was born in Orleans County, New York, October 2, 1818. He was married in Dunkirk, May 28, 1844 to Maggie M. Ketchum, daughter of Ira and Hannah (Kinyon) Ketchum, of New York, who was born in Chautauqua County, New York, July 4, 1823. They have four children: Lucretia, born March 2, 1846; Maria L., born October 2, 1847; Emily, born March 19, 1850; Charles C., born October 10, 1852. Mr. D. White was one of the early pioneers of Fulton County, having settled there in 1834. He was a great hunter, and game was abundant. He cleared and prepared over 150 acres of land for cultivation. He has been constable seven years. Post-office, Lyons. Business, farmer, section 7.
DANIEL G. HOUGHTON was born in Wyoming County, New York, May 8, 1825. He was married in Lafayette County, Indiana, April 16, 1845 to Minerva Gale, born in Oswego County, New York, November 19, 1818. They have four children: Georgiana, born April 25, 1848, married Paul Crawford, March 20, 1873; James C., born February 19, 1852, married Carrie Perkins March 20, 1873; Lucy M., born April 12, 1854 and Tiffany H., born in Fulton County, Ohio, March 4, 1856. Simeon Houghton, father of the subject of this sketch was born in New York, February 8, 1793 and died in the same state 1837. His father was a soldier in the Revolutionary war and he served in the war of 1812. Mrs. Louise (Thorp) Houghton, mother of C. G., was born in New Jersey, November 4, 1793 and died at Seneca Falls, New York, November 23, 1870. Chadwick and Electa Foster Gale, parents of Mrs. H., were born, the former in Vermont, December 30, 1786, the latter in New York, September 1, 1792. They died in 1835 and 1840. Mr. H. had one brother, Benjamin, in the late war of 1861-5. Mr. Houghtonís grandfather was also a member of the Revolutionary war. He was wounded. Post-office, Ai. Business, farmer, section 28.
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