Herkimer/Montgomery County Queries for February 15 - 28, 1998

Walter Heidenreich Sat 28 Feb 1998
Would like any information regarding James BORDEN family living in Fairfield in 1820 to 1850. His wife was Ann, do not know her maiden name. They had 4 daughters and 2 sons. Would like information about his father Timothy also. Thanks. Walter Heidenreich. Email: heidy@iThink.net

Linda Sat 28 Feb 1998
I am looking for references to the CADY name in Montgomery County area. There was an Ebenezer and Edwin Cady mentioned in the Charlestown Township directory listing Ebenezer as a spinner and Edwin as a farmer. There is no further listing of these names in any cemetery for that area. I would like to know if these individuals moved from that area and when? My Cady family Alanson b. 1815 had a son named Ebenezer, but these Cadys were located in Pa. after 1840. E-mail me if you have any info regarding the final whereabouts of Ebenezer and Edwin Cady. Linda at Winnysuppy@aol.com

Lena Hurst Fri 27 Feb 1998
Looking for information on Almeda M. PETRIE, born 1822. She married Austin M. ROLLINS.

John Heath Mitchell Thu 26 Feb 1998
My ancestors on my mothers side relocated from Sharon, CT in or around 1801 to Little Falls, NY. Hezekiah HEATH from CT and started the H. Heath and Sons bakery and confectioners shop. I have found excellent information about Hezekiah's family during their time in CT and MA (some England) but have been unable to find information on the NY Heaths. I am sure there are still Heaths living in Little Falls.

My mother's father, Thurber Heath, left Little Falls in early 1920s and moved back to Haverhill, MA. Haverhill was the first home of the Heaths in the new world around 1634 when Bartholomew Heath came here on the ship called "the Lion" from Naezing, England (about 20 miles north of London.)

I would be extremely interested in any information readers would be willing to share about the NY Heaths. Several of us from around the country are having difficulty with finding any info. Your info. would be greatly appreciated. John Heath Mitchell, Bridgewater, MA. Email: jmitch1114@aol.com

Kathy Pearson Tue 24 Feb 1998
Would like any information on a marriage between Mary Ann MEAD/E daughter of Philip and Tryphonia YOUNG MEAD/E and an Unknown SALISBURY. Believe their son Nehemiah Meade/e Salisbury b. 1814 Montgomery Co. NY, first found in Oneida Co. 1840 and died Oswego Co. 1888. Any clue appreciated. Thanks. Kathy Pearson

Marilyn Hixson Tue 24 Feb 1998
Does anyone have any information about Mollie BROWN/STONE that married a FREEMAN in the early 1800's. We are trying to prove parentage, and we think she could be buried in Phipps Cemetery, Oppenheim. If you have any information, please contact, Marilyn Stone Hixson, Email: MHixson@bellsouth.net

Ed Brown Sun 22 Feb 1998
Looking for info on my gg-grandfather John BROWN b abt 1828, in Montgomery County. Town is not known at this time. Parents John T. Brown and Charity ???. They moved to New Bremen, Lewis, NY when John was about 5 years old. If you have any info please contact me. Thank you, Ed Brown Email: SXS5151@aol.com

Lee Grove Sun 22 Feb 1998
I am seeking any information about the families of Jacob VOORHEES, who lived in Glen Township, Montgomery County from about 179? to 185?, about sixty years. I believe he was the Jacob Voorhees who married Cathrine LANE in Marlatsbush in 1796, raised a family which included daughters, and later married Ruth BOND. With her he had children, Jacob, Henry, Lewis, Benjamin Frank, Maria, and David. I am particularly interested in his death date and burial place, and his birth date (about 1775) and birthplace (somewhere in New Jersey), but any information will be gratefully received. Thank you. Lee Voorhees Grove, Email:owascolg@watervalley.net

Nyssa Hattaway Sun 22 Feb 1998

HI. My ancestral name is KECK from Johnstown, Montgomery County, NY. I have as far back as Jacob Keck born 1781 married Nancy COOK (1782) in 1773. Thank you, N. Hattaway

Marilyn J. Currier Kreg Sun 22 Feb 1998
Any information on the COSHUN family, Town of Glen, buried in Fonda; Albert D. 1850-1909, his wife Anna 1848-1903, son George E. 1875. Thank you. Marilyn H. Currier Kreg. Email: mjk300@aol.com

James Kenna Sat 21 Feb 1998

KENNA: my great-grandfather, William J. Kenna, was born in Little Falls, NY on April 16, 1867. Since I am just beginning my research into the Kenna past I don't have any information to offer on Thomas Kenna. I really appreciate the work you are doing. I look forward to any information and thank you. James Edward Kenna, San Antonio, Texas. Email:jkenna@texas.net

Jack Wirth Sat 21 Feb 1998
My name is Jack Wirth and I am trying to trace the ancestry of Simeon BRANT. The 1790 census of New York shows a Simeon Brant in or around the town of Canajaharie, living with a wife and two sons. Family lore suggests that he had a son, also Simeon, who married Sarah HARRINGTON. Such a second Simeon is found in the 1800 census living in Otsego Co. (Butternut Twp.)while the elder Simeon appears to move to Cayuga Co., the town of Milton. Later, the younger Simeon moves to Wayne Co. and finally to Michigan where I grew up.

Family lore suggests that the elder Simeon's father's name was Phineas. In addition, the 1790 location of the family coincides with the location of Joseph Brant, the Mohawk who fought for the British against the French and against the USA revolution. Any connection? Also, family lore suggests that the elder Simeon had a brother John. Would appreciate any help in researching the Brant family tree. Sincerely, Jack Wirth. Email: JWirth1463@aol.com

Tom Bombaci, Jr. Fri 20 Feb 1998
WAFFLE, William was born in Montgomery County 15 September 1764. He married Elizabeth DORNBURGER. Seeking other researchers of these names to share information. I have two dates for "the raid as part of the Battle of Stone Arabia": 19 October 1780, and 19 October 1790. Which is correct? Some of my Waffle (or WEIBLE or WABEL or WAFEL) ancestors lost their property or their lives in that raid... Thanks to anyone who can help. Tom Bombaci, Jr. Grants, NM

Perry Abbott Fri 20 Feb 1998
I am trying to find information on my g-g-great grandfather John S. ABBOTT. The last name may have been spelled with only one "t". The middle name may be SEWELL. The information that I have is that he was from Herkimer Co., NY. His first or second child was Loyal Chauncey Abbott, who was born February 3, 1826 in NY and died October 1,1897 in Vinton, IA. Considering the date of Loyal's birth John must have been born in the late 1700's or early 1800's. His wife's name was Lucinda (maiden name CORSON). They moved to Erie Co. NY between 1826 and 1835. They then moved to Lucas Co., Ohio in 1838. John died in Lucas Co., Ohio in about 1856. I do not know when Lucinda died. Thank you. Perry Abbott. Email: perry.abbott@lmco.com

Jodi Jakeway Fri 20 Feb 1998
JAKEWAY, James b. July 22, 1819 , resided in Little Falls, Herkimer Co.,NY married WESSELS, Catherine abt 1840, resided in Little Falls, Herkimer Co. NY, daughter of Peter Wessels, b. 1779, d. abt 1869 and Elizabeth LENTZ b. 1793, d. 1835 in Herkimer Co NY. Children of James & Catherine Jakeway born in Herkimer Co NY: Cornelia b.1841; Asmin b. 1843; Alice b. 1845; John Henry b. Sept 15, 1846 and Asa b. Apr 1848. They had 11 more children in Kent Co, MI. The surname has been spelled many different ways: JAKEWAY, JAQUAYS, JACQUES, JACKWAYS.

JoAnn Wear Spore Thu 19 Feb 1998
Can you tell me where to find the 1850 census records for Danube. I have looked at the film at the LDS Family History Center for Herkimer Co. - it comes in two parts and the page number I need should be on the second film however, it was not, nor was it on the first part. I looked each part for the name of townships not just page number. I am looking for Gilbert SPOOR. Page 299, Danube 1850. Any help will be appreciated. JoAnn Wear Spore

Harold Thompson Wed 18 Feb 1998
I have been trying to trace my Great Grandfather, David A. KEELER who was born in Frankfort, Herkimer County, N.Y., on August 21, 1841. He enlisted in the Union Army April 18, 1861 at Piqua, Miami County, Ohio. I would like to know his parents, brothers and sisters and where his parents came from. I believe his father was Alonzo Keeler and his mother's maiden name was FOX, but can not be certain. Any assistance would be appreciated. Harold Thompson, Email: hetom@zoomnet.net  Thanks

Donald G. Hill Tue 17 Feb 1998
SAVAGE - I am searching for information about Eva SAVAGE born abt 1770, probably in Westfield Twp, Hampden Co., Mass. One sources shows Eva as a child of John Savage from England with three brothers, William, Daniel and Roger all born in Westfield Twp, and married to Justice WINCHELL in 1787 in Westfield Twp. Another source indicates she was a child of William Savage and Martha GIPSON, born in Mohawk Valley, Herkimer, NY, and married to Justice Winchell there in 1783. Eva and Justice settled in Hebron, Washington, NY and had a family of 8 children. I'm trying to establish who Eva's parents really were and learn more about the family. I will appreciate any information I can get. Donald G. Hill, Email: hilldong@aol.com

Marilyn Abigt Tue 17 Feb 1998
David HAAR supposedly was born in Herkimer Co. in 1862. His parents were Lawrence Haar (born about 1823 - at sea) and his wife Martha ? Do not know where in Herkimer Co. that David was born. Did he have siblings also born in Herkimer Co.? Thank you. Marilyn Abigt, Fallbrook, CA

Ken Warkentin Mon 16 Feb 1998
Searching for information about the ancestors or descendants of Reuban S. CARPENTER (b. Oct 1, 1821, Montgomery Co. NY). He married Hannah C. PENOCK (b. Aug 15, 1823 Hebron, Washington County) in Oswego County, January 7, 1841. Daughter, Harriet Carpenter was born Feb 5, 1852 in Chittenango, Madison County. Harriet married Charles DRAPER in Canastota Aug 6, 1865. Charles was the son of Ari Draper. The Charles Draper family eventually moved to Phillips, Wisconsin, then to Oconto, Nebraska, where my grandfather Cloyde Draper was born in 1895. From there they emigrated to Saskatchewan, Canada in 1902. Other children of Reuban and Hanah Carpenter are:

All believed to be born in Northern New York state. Ken Warkentin, Email: warke@mountain-inter.net

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