Herkimer/Montgomery County Queries for December 1 - 15, 1996



Ann Fri 13 Dec 1996
I have an Eleazor VOORHEES who lived in Montgomery Co for a while. He was married to Margaret MILLER first, then Caroline MILLER later. They were sisters. He had a son Hiram VOORUS who moved to Wisconsin with his wife Roccena LARRABEE. Please e-mail me with info if you have any. Thanks!



Howard Crapser Thu Dec 12 1996
Am researching the following from my family tree. Any help will be deeply appreciated. All families are from Schoharie and surrounding counties.



Jon Holcombe Thu Dec 12 1996
HOYT/HUSTED Searching for Abraham Husted, b. 12 Mar1779, d. 28Apr1858 and married Anna Hoyt, b. 30 Aug1785, d. 10Apr1853. They supposedly removed from Johnstown, Fulton County about 1827 to Oswego, where they both died and are buried. No record can be found of them in Fulton or Montgomery County. Perhaps they were in Dutchess or Westchester Counties. Any information would be appreciated.



Phyllis Putnam Thu Dec 12 1996
PUTNAM, Phillip, born 17 Jun 1779 in Lassellsville, Montgomery County. Seeking his parents and siblings. In 1802 he married Lucretia NOBEL(S). Also seeking her parents. Phillip and Lucretia moved to the Town of Lyme about 1835. Also their daughter Lucretia married a Mr. ROSE and probably returned to the Montgomery County area. Would like to correspond with others interested in this line.



Bonnie Wed Dec 11 1996
John VAN NESS of Yates County, NY - estate filed 23 Feb 1832. List of heirs: Betsy, wife of Xavier ABBOTT of Chatauqua Co., Vanandrus, John, Jeremiah and Nelson Van Ness of Yates Co., Mary Van Ness, wife of Jeremiah CLARK; Susannah Van Ness, wife of Benedict A. CLARK; and Permelia Van Ness, wife of Lodowick P. SHEW; all of Saratoga Co. Catherine VanNess, wife of Henry ALLEN, of Montgomery Co., Margaret, Patty and Jeremiah SHIELDS, the minor children of Hannah Van Ness, deceased wife of James SHIELDS of Saratoga County.



Ann Stadden Wed Dec 11 1996
Gregor Mc GREGOR born to Duncan Mc Gregor in 1769 at Fortingall, Scotland. Married Mary MENZIE in New York on June 14th, 1814. Need information on Gregor while in state of New York.



B. Parsons Mon Dec 09 1996
Seeking birthdate and parents of Margaret MONTGOMERY and that of her husband, Lt. Ezra KING, who d. 17 Nov 1812 @ Westmoreland, NY. Margaret & Ezra were married 15 August 1802 @ Cambridge, Washington Co. by Rev. David Warren , a Presbyterian clergyman from Salem, Washington Co., NY. They had six children (Cyrus, John, Jane, Ezra, James, and Sarah Ann).

Margaret (Montgomery) KING married second James DOIG on 18 Aug 1828 in Salem, Washington Co. by Rev. Prondfit of Salem. J. Doig d. Lowville, Lewis Co. 16 Oct 1838. Any information about the parents, siblings, etc. of Margaret MONTGOMERY and/or Ezra KING will be of much help. Thanks, and happy holidays!



Paul Van Allen Sun Dec 08 1996
TEFFT, Daniel: Daniel Tefft was born in 1796. In the 1850 census he had a farm in St Johnsville, Montgomery County, New York. Daniel married Elizabeth VAN ALLEN born 1802. They married 10 March 1844. He was 48, and Elizabeth was 42 when they married. In the1850 census there were 2 Van Allen children living with them - Warren 14 and Lyman 11. I don't know if Elizabeth Van Allen was her maiden name or her married name from a previous marriage. I am assuming that this was not a first marriage for either. I need information about Elizabeth Van Allen Tefft before her 1844 marriage, or about her death and cemetery location. Paul Van Allen



Patricia Minton Bettis Sun Dec 8 1996
David Van RENNSELAER was in Herkimer Co. at time of 1820 census. Any records regarding him or his wife Nancy ROE Van Rennselaer would be much appreciated. They were in PA from 182? through 1835. If there are any descendants of this couple please respond. I have much information to share, but need proof of parentage. Patte Bettis; Shreveport



Shirley Becker Sun 08 Dec 1996
Looking for great-grandfather Lucius PLUE, lived in Charleston, Montgomery County on a farm as a worker with wife Ruth A. (from PA). Had two children John and Nellie. Was about 26 yrs old in 1880.



Peggy Sat Dec 7 1996 (Just received 12/19)
Looking for parents, siblings, any relatives of Peter RINEHARD or his wife Perlina BRICE. She was married first to Ebenitus COLLIER and had three young children when he was killed by robbers or Indians. She placed two of the children (Marian and John Francis) for adoption or otherwise gave them up, but kept the infant Ebenitus Jr. She is thought to have married Peter about 1819 or 1820 . They were both said to have been born in Herkimer Co., I think about 1794. Five of their 7 children were born in Madison Co (perhaps Nelson). In 1833 they went to Chautauqua Co. Both Peter and Perlina's fathers were supposed to have served in the Rev. War, but I don't know their names or where they were from. This Rinehard family came to NY in about 1710 or 1711 and settled in the Mohawk Valley. Please e-mail me with any possibilities.



Loretta Lounsbury Fri 06 Dec 1996
Looking for the family of Dorothy ROBINS, b.?, died l844, married Daniel ROGERS. They had 6 children: Mathilda, Surena, Martha, Bill, George, & John D. After Dorothy died Daniel moved 4 of his children to Franklinton (Schoharie Co) to be near his brother William Rogers. I believe Bill or some of his descendants may have settled near Dolgeville. George never married. Any info will be appreciated. Lmlou@aol.com (Loretta Lounsbury)



Pat Salisbury Tue Dec 3 1996
I am looking for information on my family with the surname of SALISBURY. Some of my people were located in Fairfield, Herkimer Co., NY at one time. I am seeking any information I can get. Maybe they arrived here from England. Richard SALISBURY is one of the names that I am looking for. Did he live there? Who was his wife? Can anyone help me? Thanks.



jmrubins Tue 03 Dec 1996
Looking for help researching a HOFFMAN family line: Silas I. HOFFMAN, born Dec. 12, 1857, at Little Falls died March 19, 1928 at St. Johnsville in Montgomery Co. He was a son of Jacob HOFFMAN [abt.1826 d. June 17, 1863] and Margaret (FUSSELMAN) Hoffman [b. July 16, 1824 d. April 14, 1869] and grandson of Simon HOFFMAN [b. abt. 1795 in Germany and d. September 02, 1865 in Little Falls].

Jacob is reported to have carried on a meat market and canal grocery in Little Falls. He was the father of seven children. [Some of this came from Frothingham, Washington, ed. History of Montgomery County: published in 1892]. I am trying to document the rest. Any further leads would be appreciated.



rcarlton Sun Dec 1 1996
DUGUID, WILLIAM b. circa 1730 Aberdeenshire, Scotland, d. 1800 Pattersonville, Schenectady Co., N.Y. m. 1755 COOPER, Helen b. 1725 Aberdeenshire, Scotland d. 1801 Pattersonville, Schenectady Co., N.Y. They came to America on August 04, 1774 from Inverness, Scotland. It is probable that they settled originally in Argyle before moving to Pattersonville. I am looking for proof of this. They had three children:



Joanne Langdon Sun Dec 1 1996 (Just received 12/19)
I am searching for parents and children of Abel DENISON listed in 1830 Census for Smithville, Chenango Co. NY. According to probate records he married Susan MAYNARD, dau of John and Silence (--) MAYNARD, all of Smithville. I believe he had a son Calvin W. DENISON who moved to Litchfield, Herkimer Co., NY and married Susan WOOD. I also believe that the Susan A. Denison who married William PENDLETON in Smithville, NY may also have been his daughter. I will be grateful for any clues! Thank you.



taydan Sun Dec 1 1996
I need help with William Alexander HOUSE who was in Montgomery County, New York in the 1850 and 1860 census. Wife is Almira (Elmira) FLANDERS. They married in the Dutch Reformed Church. Almira was the daughter of Peter and Margaretha RIES, who are buried in St. Johnsville Cemetery, St. Johnsville, New York. They were related to the KLOCK and FOX families. Can anyone help me with these names? Gideon Ries and Barbara ? Ries were the grandparents of Almira Flanders. Charles A. House, son of William Alexander House, is my grandfather who died in 1930 in Lake Co. Indiana. Jacob Flanders was the father of Peter Flanders.



Queries for December 16 - 31, 1996




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