Sunday, April 13, 2014

Elizabeth Tiffany and Edward Paine

I'm having issues with this line.  If the birth dates are true with the parents, Edward was more than forty years her junior and Elizabeth was in her mid-40's before she even began having children and wouldn't finish until she was in her 90's. 

Edward Paine

Parents: William Paine and Elizabeth Sweetser
Born 18 Apr 1724 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married Elizabeth Tiffany 24 Jun 1746 Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts
Died 29 Jan 1784 Foxboro, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Buried
Sources
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Book:  The Prominent Families of the United States of America  edited by Arthur M Burke page 237
Elizabeth Tiffany
Parents:

Born 
Died
Buried
Sources

Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59

CHILDREN

Rachel Paine

Born 1748 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married 1) Gideon Grover 27 Nov 1770 Mansfield, Massachusetts
Children: Fanny, Nancy
2) Jabez Grover 1780
Children: Calvin, Sally
Died 11 August 1813 Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts
Buried Old Town Cemetery, Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts
Sources
Death Record Image: Vital Records of Massachusetts, Mansfield Deaths pg 196
Marriage Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts Mansfield Marriages pg 133
Book:  Paine Genealogy:  Ipswich Branch by Albert Ware Paine, page 106
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85992200
Joseph Paine
Born 1750 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married Mary Comee 14 Dec 1774 Mansfield, Massachusetts, British America
Children: Rhoda, Sally, Joseph, Mary, Nancy, Submit
Died 17 Mar 1787 Foxboro, Massachusetts
Buried 
Sources
Marriage Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts Mansfield Marriages pg 133
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Enoch Paine
Born 1752 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married Thankful Morse 8 December 1779 Mansfield, Massachusetts
Children: Amos, Elizabeth, Isaac, Lois, Esther
Died 9 Nov 1822 Foxboro, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Buried
Sources
Marriage  Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts Mansfield Marriages pg 133
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Pedigree: http://ipswichtrust.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/descendants-120308-arthur-payne.pdf
Zebediah Paine
Born 1755 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married Sarah Richardson
Children: Melzer, Zebediah, Isaac, Sally, Esther, Olive, Milly, Polly
Died 1775 Westmoreland, New Hampshire
Buried
Sources
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 60
Jesse Paine
Born 18 March 1759 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Military:  Revolutionary War (Rank:  Private). Enlisted under Captain Silas Cobbs, Colonel Danford Keyes 1777-1778, served under Captain Morse to guard the prisoners taken from Burgoyne.  Was allowed a pension for nine months service.
Married Polly Robinson 19 May 1785 Foxboro, Massachusetts
Children: Earl, David, Polly, Joseph, Clarissa, Sophia, Robert, Marinda, Warren, Edward, Isaac, Cynthia
Died 13 December 1848 Chelsea, Vermont
Buried
Sources
Military:  Index of the Rolls of Honor (ancestor's Index) in the Lineage ..., Volumes 37-38
 By Daughters of the American Revolution
Book:  Vital Records of Foxboro, Massachusetts page 173
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 60

Edward "Uncle Ned" Paine
Born 8 Apr 1761 Foxboro, Massachusetts, British America
Married Abigail "Nabby" Smith
Children: Thaddeus, Enoch, Abigail, Edward, Lois, John, Ada, Roxana, Ichabod, David, Eliza, Olive
Died 26 Mar 1828 Leicester, Addison, Vermont
Buried Brookside Cemetery, Leicester, Addison, Vermont
Note:  the broken stone was by Abigail and two of their children and is assumed to be Edwards.
Sources
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 60
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88456863
Joel  Paine
Born 1762 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married Azubah Williams 15 August 1782 Mansfield, Massachusetts
Children: Peddy, Roxalina, Betsy, Polly, Nelson, Williams, Joel, Hosea
Died 23 January 1806 Mansfield, Massachusetts (age 44)



Buried Old Town Cemetery, Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts
Sources
Marriage Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts Mansfield Marriages pg 133
Death Record Images:  Vital Records of Massachusetts, Mansfield Deaths page 208-209
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21988420
Olive Paine
Born 1765 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married 1) Amasa Grover 17 Nov 1785 Mansfield, Massachusetts
Children: Amasa, Willard, Preston, Nancy, Albion, Luther
2) Jabez Grover (her deceased sister's husband) after 1813.  Jabez died in 1828.
Died 11 Feb 1844 Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts
Buried Old Town Cemetery, Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts
Sources
Death Record Image: Vital Records of Massachusetts, Mansfield Deaths pg 196
Marriage Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts Mansfield Marriages pg 133
Book:  Paine Genealogy:  Ipswich Branch by Albert Ware Paine, page 106
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=85992187
Jemima Paine
Born 1766 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Married Isaac Richardson 4 May 1786 Foxboro, Massachusetts
Children: Allen, Isaac, Nancy, Fanny
Died after 1804
Buried 
Sources
Book:  Vital Records of Foxboro, Massachusetts page 172
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Sally Paine
Born 1770 Foxboro, Massachusetts Bay, British America
Engaged:
Married Captain Simeon Grover  11 Oct 1798 Foxboro, Massachusetts
Died
Buried Old Town Cemetery, Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts
Sources
Engagement  Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts Mansfield Marriages pg 134
Marriage Record Image:  Vital Records of Massachusetts, Foxboro Marriages pg 163
Book: Paine Family Records: A Journal of Genealogical and Biographical ..., Volume 1 page 59
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127891826

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Benjamin Tiffany and Elizabeth Lamont

Benjamin Tiffany 
Parents Benjamin Tiffany and Abigail Grover (?)
Born 17 Feb 1760 Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts, British America
Married Elizabeth Lamont 13 Feb 1793  Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
Died 17 Apr 1839 Austerlitz, Columbia, New York
Buried Methodist Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
Sources
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122582604
Family Search
Elizabeth Lamont
Parents Robert Lamont and unknown
Born  1770 Ireland
Died 21 Apr 1829 New York
Buried  Marbletown Cemetery, Newark, Wayne, New York
Sources
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=78780713
Family Search



CHILDREN

Robert Tiffany
Born 9 July 1796 Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
Married Sarah Nickols 1821 Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
Children: Mary, Alonzo, Major, Lucy, David, Mary, Cornelia
Died 26 Feb 1882 Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin
Buried Westfield South Cemetery, Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin
Sources
1840 US Census Austerlitz, New York
Note:  It recorded 4 males, 5 females
1860 US Census Fort Winnebago, Columbia, Wisconsin (age 62)
1870 US Census Wisconsin (age 72, daughter Cornelia and husband with them)
1880 US Census Douglas, Marquette, Wisconsin (age 83, with Sarah)
Wisconsin Death Records
Note:  his wife is listed as Mary, but his could have been one of his daughters that gave the information. 
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=79881865
Family Search
Rosanah Tiffany
Born 11 August 1801 Columbia, New York
Married Milo B Tremain
Died 7 Jun 1838 Austerlitz, Columbia, New York
Buried Methodist Episcopal Churchyard Cemetery, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
Sources
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=122582798
Major Tiffany
Born 24 Feb 1804 Austerlitz. Columbia, New York
Married 1) Hepzibah Champion abt 1832 New York
Children: Charles, Ann, Joseph, Evi, Parthenia, Ezra, Mary, Seth
2) Ann Wolcott Loomis Pierce 11 Feb 1860  Hillsdale, Litchfield, Michigan
No children
Died 17 Mar 1865 Hillsdale, Litchfield, Michigan
Buried Northlawn Cemetery, Northlawn, Hillsdale Michigan
Sources
1850 US Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age
Michigan Deaths and Burials
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=73385547
Family Search

Lamont Tiffany
Birth  2 Jul 1808 Columbia, New York
Occupation:  (1850) Farmer (1855) Farmer
Married Lydia Sophia Clark about 1835 New York
Death 1 Dec 1868 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Obituary: 
Mr. Lamont Tiffany of Phelps died at his residence in that place on the 1st instant from the effects of a paralytic attack. He was sixty years old.
Sources
Family Search
Obituary: Ontario County Times 9 December 1868 link: http://ontario.nygenweb.net/Tiobituaries.htm
1840 US Census Austerlitz, Columbia, New York
Note:  in the 1840 Census his name is given as Lemon.  It also showed 3 males, 4 females in his household of the following ages: One boy under five (his son Charles), one boy 15-19 (probably a brother or hired help), one man 30-39 (himself); two females under age 5 (daughters Jane and Esther), one woman 20-29 (wife Lydia), one woman 60-69 (his or Lydia's mother?).  
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 41 with real estate value of 3,850)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 46)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 52)
Note:  listed as Samuel
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437330


Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Lamont Tiffany 1808-1868 and Lydia Sophia Clark 1814-1877

Lamont Tiffany
Parents Benjamin Tiffany and Elizabeth Lamont
Birth  2 Jul 1808 Columbia, New York
Occupation:  (1850) Farmer (1855) Farmer
Married Lydia Sophia Clark about 1835 New York
Death 1 Dec 1868 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Obituary: 
Mr. Lamont Tiffany of Phelps died at his residence in that place on the 1st instant from the effects of a paralytic attack. He was sixty years old.
Sources
Family Search
Obituary: Ontario County Times 9 December 1868 link: http://ontario.nygenweb.net/Tiobituaries.htm
1840 US Census Austerlitz, Columbia, New York
Note:  in the 1840 Census his name is given as Lemon.  It also showed 3 males, 4 females in his household of the following ages: One boy under five (his son Charles), one boy 15-19 (probably a brother or hired help), one man 30-39 (himself); two females under age 5 (daughters Jane and Esther), one woman 20-29 (wife Lydia), one woman 60-69 (his or Lydia's mother?). 
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 41 with real estate value of 3,850)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 46)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 52)
Note:  listed as Samuel
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437330

Lydia Sophia Clark
Parents Anson Clark and Lydia (unknown surname)
Birth 10 Apr 1814 West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
Died 10 Jun 1877 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Sources
Birth:  Massachusetts Town and Vital Records 1620-1988,
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 35)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 40)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 45)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 55)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 61, widow)
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437331

CHILDREN

Jane E Tiffany
Birth 4 Oct 1836 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Married Miles Fiero 14 Oct 1857 New York
Children: Emma, Miles, Hattie, Carrie
Died 5 Sep 1897 Axtell, Kearney, Nebraska
Buried Minden Cemetery, Minden, Kearney, Nebraska
Note: requested photo of headstone in the Minden Cemetery, but there isn't one.  Since the death and burial information came from a newspaper, it might be wrong about the cemetery she was buried in.  Her husband remarried and is buried in the Wyuka Cemetery with his second wife
Sources
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 13)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 18)
1880 US Census Eaton, Kearney, Nebraska (age 42)
Charles L Tiffany
Birth 1 Feb 1838 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Occupation:  (1855) Farmer (1880) Farmer
Married 1) Elizabeth Askerson abt 1864 New York
Children:  Ida, Oda, Charles
2) Bertha V Burgess 28 Aug 1889 Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan
Note:  Bertha was married at least four times
1st husband:  Gardner Wesley Blackford
Children:  Ira
2nd husband was Charles
3rd husband William Harper
4th husband Phillip Churchill
Died 9 Dec 1904 Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Note:  his death information claims he is widowed (he was - from Elizabeth), and the 1900 census claims he is divorced (and he could be - from Bertha).
Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Holly, Oakland, Michigan section D




Sources
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 12)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 17)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 23 - with Elizabeth)
Civil War Draft Registration (Shown above, age 25, Married)
1870 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 31- with Elizabeth)
1880 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 41 - married but Elizabeth isn't there)
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 62, divorced)
Marriage to Bertha: Michigan Marriages V3 p 35 RN 190
Michigan Deaths and Burials V 3 p 58 RN 743 Batch B53275-5
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=44633340
Esther May Tiffany
Birth April 1839 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Unmarried
Died 1 Nov 1913 Fenton, Genesee, Michigan
Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton, Genesee, Michigan
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Deaths and Burials V 4 page 285 Batch B 53245-8
Note:  Father's name spelled Lemont on record
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 11)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
1870 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 30, with brother Charles)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 40)
Note: 1880 census claims she is single, living with brother Edward and incorrectly states she is his daughter
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 61, with brother Edward)
1910 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 72, with brother Edward)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80149202
George W Tiffany
Birth 18 Feb 1844 Columbia, Herkimer, New York
Occupation:  Farmer (Civil War)  Farmer (1880)
Married Thessa Coons 24 Jan 1867 New York
Children:  Iva
Died by 1905 - he is not in the census with Thessa and Ivy
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Civil War Draft Registration 1863-1865 (see above, age 20, unmarried, listed with his brother)
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 7)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 12)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 17)
1880 US Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age 36)
1892 New York State Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age 47)
1900  US Census Arcadia, Wayne, New York (age 57)
Thessa is in 1905 US Census Newark, Wayne, New York (claims age 57)
Edward D Tiffany
Birth  Feb 1846 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Occupation:  (1880) Farmer
Unmarried
Died 16 Apr 1915 Flint, Genesee, Michigan
Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Fenton, Genesee, Michigan
Sources
Family Search
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 5)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 9)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 14)
Note:  Edward's name is given as Edwin in the census
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 24)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 35)
Note:  1880 Census claims he is single and incorrectly gives middle initial as O
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 54)
1910 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 61)
Michigan Deaths and Burials V 4 page 288 Batch B53245-8
Note:  death information claims he is widowed - though this is doubtful.  His sister, who was living with him when she died in 1913 might have been assumed to be his wife.  It also incorrectly gives his age as 62 when it should be 66.
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80149159
Loren R Tiffany
Birth Oct 1849 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Occupation:  (1880) Farmer
Married 1) Ida E
2) Laura J Huff 3 May 1894 Parshallville, Oakland, Michigan
Children:  Esther, Edna, Lamont, Louella, Maude
Died 4 Mar 1906 Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Buried
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Marriages v 3 p 441 rn 101
1850 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 2 months)
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 5)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 11)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 25, with Ida)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 30)
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 51)
Michigan Deaths and Burials
Note: his name spelled Lauren in record, his father's spelled Lamant
Harriet Adela (Hattie) Tiffany
Birth 24 Jul 1851 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Died 11 Feb 1867  Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Sources
Family Search
1855 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 1)
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 9)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80437332

Flora A Tiffany
Birth 1853 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Horace B Shaffer abt 1879 New York
Note:  Horace died in 1913 in Michigan
Children Leon H (1881), Louis (1885-1928, single)
Died after 1892
Buried
Sources
Family Search
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 7)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 22)
1880 US Census Victory, Cayuga, New York (age 26, with her husband and his two young sibs)
Note:  surname spelled Shafir
1892 New York State Census Victory, Cayuga, New York (age 38)
Horace was in 1905 US Census for Newark, Wayne, New York (age 55, staying with Thessa - who was married to George Tiffany, Flora's brother)

Julia E Tiffany
Birth 27 Jan 1855 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Ira P Rockefeller abt 1875 New York
Children: Roy
Died 23 Jan 1887 New York
Buried Resthaven Cemetery, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Sources
Family Search
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 5)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 14)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 20, with her mother)
1880 US Census New York (age 25)
Note:  name extracted as Juliar, her husband's name extracted as Ava
Headstone:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=13749573

Millie E Tiffany
Birth  May 1857 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married William Ezra Childs abt 1877 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Children: Joseph, Lamont, Edward, Fred, Julia
Died 1910
Buried Whitney Cemetery, Seneca, Ontario, New York
Sources
Family Search
Book:  Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families: Of the Past and Present in the US and Canada from 1630-1881 (published 1881) By Elias Child page 616 Note:  this book claims Millie's name is Nellie.  Perhaps this is where all the errors originated.  
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 3)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 12)
Note:  name spelled Willie
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 18)
1900 US Census Seneca, Ontario, New York (age 43)
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=115562593
Sophia E (Fida) Tiffany
Birth July 1858 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Henry Maxwell Belford 6 Apr 1881 Oakland, Michigan
Children:  Lula (1891) Harold (1898) 
Died 21 Dec 1918 Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Note:  after her death, Henry married Lillian Burton
Buried Lakeside Cemetery, Holly, Oakland, Michigan
Note: requested picture of headstone.
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Marriages: Indexing Batch number M51868-3
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 2)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 10)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 16)
1900 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 42)
Note:  name given as Fida A in Census
1910 US Census Holly, Oakland, Michigan (age 51)
Note:  name given as Tida E in Census
Michigan Deaths and Burials
Note:  her first name is given as Elgada in the death record
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=38660890
Anna Belle Tiffany
Birth 20 Oct 1860 Phelps, Ontario, New York
Married Emerson Tifft 29 May 1887 Belford Station, Oakland, Michigan
Died 3 Jan 1923 Oak Park, Cook, Illinois
Buried 6 Jan 1923 Forest Home Cemetery, Oak Park, Cook, Illinois
Note:  requested a photo of headstone
Sources
Family Search
Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
1860 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 0)
1870 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 4)
1875 New York State Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 14)
1880 US Census Phelps, Ontario, New York (age 20)
Note: 1880 census claims she is single, living with brother Edward and incorrectly states she is his daughter.
Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths  Ref 519 CN6
1900 US Census Chicago, Cook, Illinois (age 41)
1920 US Census Chicago, Cook, Illinois (age 61)
Note: name extracted as Annia

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

John Williamson and Rebecca Chamberlain

John Williamson
Parents: POSSIBLY Sir Joseph Williamson and his wife, Catherine O'Brien Stewart, but nothing has been proven as yet. I write it here in case someone else has proof.
Born abt 1682 Prince George County, Virginia
Occupation:  Surveyor, Planter
Married Rebecca Chamberlain abt 1702 Virginia
Will dated 30 Jan 1731 in Surry County Virginia probated 17 May 1732 in Surry County
Parish of Southwark 

Note:  evidently, Ozenbriggs is a name for a particular type of material

In the name of God Amen, I John Williamson of the Parish of Southwark in the County of Surry in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Planter, being weak in body but of sound perfect disposing mind and memory thanks be to Almighty God for the same and calling to mind that all flesh must yield unto death, I ordain and declare this my last will and testament hereby revoking and anulling all others by me heretofore made. 

Imprimis: My Soul I resign to God that gave it hoping for pardon and remission of all my sins through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ my Saviour. 

Item: My body I commit to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently buried by my Executors hereafter named and as touching such worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this like I give and devise and dispose of the same in manner and form following. I will that my debts and Funeral expenses be duly paid and discharged. 

Item: I give my daughter Elizabeth Sturdivant the wife of Hollum Sturdivant 100 Ells of Brown Ozenbriggs, 1 large iron pot, and 1 small iron pot with the hooks belonging to the same. 

Item: I devise to my daughter Susannah Rottenbury the wife of John Rottenbury and her heirs forever 249 1/2 acres of land more or less lying on the south side of the River Nottoway in the said County of Surry it being the land where they are now dwelling and abideing on, also I give the said Susannah 100 Ells of Brown Ozenbriggs, 1 Iron pot and hooks 1 rugg and 1 bed tick. 

Item: I give my daughter Edith Williamson one Mulatto girl called Joane, one Feather bed and bolster one rug one pair of blankets one new bed tick fifteen pounds current money one large Iron Pot one small Iron Pott with hooks thereto belonging. One bay horsecolt called Nichliss and one gray mare which I had of Richard Fox. 

Item: I give to my daughter Hannah Fox the wife of Richard Fox four cows and calves four 3 year old cattle 100 Ells of brown Ozenbriggs 1 Feather bed and bolster 1 rug and 1 pair of blakets and also the credit that will be due me on the store book of Thomas Ellbridge. 

Item: I give to my son Cuthbert Williamson one Negro man slave called James 1 Negro man slave called Will 1 Negro woman slave called Doll and her child 1 Negro woman slave called Annahee and her child 2 horses one of which is called Blaze and the other Diamond, [One set of Troopers arms all my saddles and horse furniture] with all my new woolen goods_____ apparel 12 yards of striped breeches ____ blankets ____my hogs but ____ age of 21 _____ the said Negroes________ his and abide in the house and plantation on _____ with my said land not to be any ways disturbed or molested by him in her living there to the end she may be helpful and assisting toward the better support and maintenance of the said cattle in their increase until such division of the cattle aforesaid and their increase [if any] is made. 

Item: I do order and direct that what necessary provisions is in my house at the time of my decease for my families use shall be and remain for the sole use and benefit of my said son and daughter Edith and the slaves belonging to them and what Corn I have at that time more than sufficient for bread corn for themselves and their slaves shall be disposed of for ye support and maintenance of the hogs, Cattle and horses belonging to my said Son and daughter Edith. And in regard I have an Estate of greater value than what is sufficient to pay all debts due from ye same, my desire therefore is that my estate may not be appraised. 

Item: I do hereby appoint my brother Cuthbert Williamson and my friend Robert Green as supervisors to my son Cuthbert until he attains to the age of 21 years. All the rest of my personal estate not herein before particularly given and disposed of I give unto my said son Cuthbert and my said daughter Edith and I do hereby further appoint my said Brother Cuthbert Williamson and Robert Green Executors of this my last Will and Testament...In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal this Thirtieth Day of January in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty One. 

His 
John X Williamson [Sealed with wax wafer] 
Mark 

Signed Sealed and Published by the said John Williamson as his last will and Testament in the 
presence of 
Judith X Harper 
Edward Farrington. 

Probated Surry County Virginia 17 May 1732. 

Sources
Will:  http://www.crossedbrushstudio.com/windowsintoourpast/Vol1/williamson.htm
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 42
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/w/a/g/Rick--Waggener/GENE5-0113.html
His parents: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/a/Richard-Beaver/FILE/0003page.html
Note:  this account is unclear about several points and assigns only three sons to this couple - I found it confusing, but does have importance in that it shows the several lines that have become entangled.  One person was mentioned disputing the information about John and Rebecca Chamberlayn.
Rebecca Chamberlain
Parents: Unknown
Born  abt 1687 Henrico, Virginia
Died Before 1731 - she pre-deceased her husband (she is not named in his will)
Sources
http://www.crossedbrushstudio.com/windowsintoourpast/Vol1/williamson.htm
Note:  the book, Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner claims her name is not known, but that was as of 1975.


CHILDREN : note birth order is unsure

Sarah Williamson
Born abt 1706 Virginia
Married George Mabrey abt 1723 Surrey, Virginia
Children: Sarah
Died Pre-1731 or she would have been mentioned in her father's will - her daughter is instead.
Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 43
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Williamson-1085
About George being married once before:  http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnfox38&id=I15897
Cuthbert Williamson
Born abt 1708 Virginia
Named after his paternal uncle
Unmarried, no children
Died 1736 inventory returns were made on his estate
Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 44
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Williamson-1085
Susannah Williamson
Born abt 1710 Virginia
Married John Rottenbury abt 1730
Children:  Rachel, Elizabeth, Susannah, Lucy, Mary
Died After 1751
She and her husband recorded their wills in Albemarle Parish, Virginia 16 Feb 1751
Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 42-43
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Williamson-1085
*Hannah Williamson
Born 23 Nov 1714 Virginia
Married Colonel Richard Fox 1727 Surry County, Virginia
Children: John, Jacob, William, Richard, Anne, unnamed girl, Amy, Sarah, Hannah, Mary, Lucinda, Isham, Nancy
Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 43
http://www.brumm.com/
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~katy/fox/b2487.html
Elizabeth Williamson
Born abt 1716 Virginia
Married Hollum Sturdivant
Children:  John, Susannah, William, Lucretia, Amy, Hollum, Frances
Died after 1784 when she is mentioned in a land tax record and pre-1795 when her husband made his will and she is not mentioned.

She is mentioned in Robert Greens will as his niece.  The only way I can think this is true is if Robert Green is a brother-in-law, married to either one of her parent's siblings. I haven't really investigated the sibs of either.

Surry County Virginia Deed Bk 6, P 6 
Sept. 27, 1749 ---- Oct. 17, 1749.
Robert Green of Albemarle Parish Surry County
5 shillings money to me in hand paid by my beloved niece Mary Sturdivant wife of Hollum Sturdivant Jr. Natural love and good will and affection which I have and bear unto my said niece. 100 acres South side of Nottoway River on Cabin Stick Run being the lands whereon Hezekiah Massie formerly lived except 80 acres part thereof which was conveyed by the aforesaid Robert Green by indenture.Wit: William x Bridges, Richard Rives, John Rives /s/ Robert x Green


Will of Holliman Sturdivant 
May 4, 1795 ---- June 10, 1797.

Son John Sturdivant 3 Negroes Andrew, Sarah and Winney.

As to the heirs of my daughter Susannah King I have already given her all that I allotted them.

Son William Sturdivant the 1/2 of my land whereon I now live lying on the North side and divided by Whiteoak's Branch supposed to contain 260 acres also 6 Negroes: Old Cain, Annice, Dick, Simon, Ben and Burwell and my smooth bore gun.

Daughter Lucy Sturdivant 3 Negroes Easther, Arthur, John and I feather bed and furniture.

Daughter Amey Hobbs 2 Negroes Suck and Nathan.

Son Holloman Sturdivant the other half of my land on the South side of White Oak. He granting Franky and Lucy the reasonable privaledge of as much of the plantation and woods and waters as shall be sufficient for the support of them and their families given in legacies during the time they continue single.

Also I give Holliman 4 Negroes Joe, Cain, Sook, and Cresey. Also 2 mares and 2 colts, I cow and calf and 8 head of hogs with all my working tools of every kind.

Daughter Franky Sturdivant 2 Negroes Nanny and Winney also I feather bed, I heifer with her equal part of all the house and kitchen furniture divided between her and Lucy.

Executors: Sons William and Hollam.

Wit: Aaron Sugg, James Peters.
/s/ Hollom x Sturdivant
Will proved by Aaron Sugg and James Peters.

Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 43
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Williamson-1085
Wake County North Carolina Will Bk 3, P 153
Births, Deaths, and Sponsors, 1717-1778, page 137: From the Albemarle Parish Register  By John Bennett Boddie

Edith Williamson
Born Virginia
Married Henry Ledbetter
Children Elizabeth, Charles, Henry, Drury
Died after 1751 - she is not mentioned in her husband's will



WILL OF HENRY LEDBETTER OF BRUNSWICK COUNTY
In the name of God, Amen. I, Henry Ledbetter of Brunswick Co., Virginia, knowing the following uncertainty of human life and being now in perfect mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following: -- Item, I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Walton one mulatto girl, Lucy. One negro boy, Hercules. I give and bequeath to my son, Charles Ledbetter, one negro named Moile, one negro bop James and one ship-saw. I give and bequeath to my son, Henry Ledbetter, two negro boys, Abraham and Cato. I give and bequeath to my son, Drury Ledbetter, one negro named Daniel and one negro named Amaca. I also give him 240 acres of land by Patern whereon I now live and a survey of 400 acres adjoining to him and his heirs forever only leaving my loving wife Edith Ledbetter the use of it. I give to my loving wife Edith Ledbetter the residue of my Estate not heretofore mentioned but of what or quality so ever. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my loving wife, Edith and Isaac Rowe Walton Executors of this my last will and testament.
Hereby revoking and disannuling any wills by me heretofore made. As witness to my hand this 23 day September in the year of our Lord Christ 1749.
Henry Ledbetter (his mark)
In presence of
Nathan Harris
William Johnson
William Gwathmey
Probated March 26, 1751
Sources

Marriage and number of children:  The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 47 page 65

Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner page 44
http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Williamson-1084

Friday, December 13, 2013

Amy Taylor and Etheldred Wallace

Etheldred (Dred) Wallace
Parents William Wallace and Susannah Exum
Born 1778 North Carolina
Married Amy abt 1799
Note:  They "divorced" when he gave her the right for him to never set eyes on her again. He gave her the house and half the barn and barnyard and gave the rest to his son in return for his son keeping him in his old age.  The following document supports this claim.


Died 1862 Stewart County, Tennessee
Buried Wallace Cemetery, Stewart, Tennessee
Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner (1975)  page 58
Note:  this page in the book is one that shows how Power of Attorney was given to Dred on behalf of his father-in-law, Joseph who wanted Dred to "...ask, sue, and demand a sum of money in the hand of Bennett Barrow and...defend a certain account claimed by Benjamin Smith..."
1840 US Census Stewart, Tennessee page 323
Note:  name spelled Etheldridg
Stewart County Will Book B, page 8
Note:  this is where Etheldred gets guardianship of his own children because their grandfather (William) had left them an inheritance
The River Counties Vol 12-13 p 24
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Divorce: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lavere&id=I15544
Descendants of William D Wallace from the Austin Genealogical Quarterly Vol  47 No.2 - 2006 : http://austintxgensoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/2006.2.pdf
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19303224
*Amy Temperance Taylor
Parents: Joseph Taylor and Sarah Best
Born 1785 Edgecombe, North Carolina
Died 9 Sep 1865 Tennessee
Buried Wallace Cemetery, Stewart, Tennessee
Sources
Book:  Coneto Creek Taylors by Jesse L. Warner (1975)  page 8
1840 US Census Stewart, Tennessee page 323
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19303237
Picture: http://www.taylorassociation.org/biographies/Biography.asp?ID=138&Char=T
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609

CHILDREN

Agnes Wallace
Born 1 Feb 1800 Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee
Note: alternate birth place:  North Carolina
Married 1) Nathan Ross
Children:  Martha (their only child)
About Martha:  she married Williamson Williams, a descendant of Miles Standish (military adviser for the pilgrims in Plymouth Colony)
2) John James after 1834 Stewart, Tennessee
About John:  On findagrave there is a note that John was a farmer from South Carolina who settled in the area in 1816. He was elected County Trustee in 1845 and became superintendent of the county jail in 1852. It is rumored Jessie and Frank James are his descendants.
Died 14 Aug 1851 Stewart, Tennessee
Buried Dover Cemetery, Stewart, Tennessee (John, who died 5 months later is also buried there)
Sources
1850 US Census Stewart, Tennessee (age 50, with John James)

Stewart County Settlements and Bonds, Volume D (June 1836-June 1840) item 11: Agnes Ross, Etheldred Wallace, Nathan G. Morris, refunding bond to Axum G. Wallace, administrator of Nathan Ross, for her share of the Negroes of the estate; 18 Nov 1834

Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=7010727
About her first husband, Nathan:  http://users.hal-pc.org/~happy/surname/b62.html
Birth order/ husbands:  http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/TNSTEWAR/2001-11/1007046997
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Abithel Wallace
Born abt 1803 Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee
Note: alternate birth place:  North Carolina
Occupation:  Sheriff in Stewart County, Tennessee
Note:  During the Civil War he moved to Missouri, to escape harassment from Union sympathizers
Judge in Livingston County, Missouri  living near Chillicothe 
Married Adeline (Addie) Orva Stanford in Tennessee
Children: Martha, Emulus (Green), Melville, Mary (Mollie), Cornelia
Died 29 Oct 1866 Missouri (age 65)
Buried McVeigh Cemetery, Polo, Ray, Missouri
Note:  have requested a photo of the headstone
Sources
1840 US Census Stewart, Tennessee page 314
1850 US Census Mound Township, Livingston, Missouri page 72 (age 57)
Note:  name listed as A Wallace
Brief life sketch: http://thegreenhills.org/Pioneers/b1926.htm
Memorial: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17963305
Mentioned: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Charlotte (Lottie) Wallace
Born 1806 Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee
Note: alternate birth place:  North Carolina
Married Nathan Gilbert Morris abt 1828
Children: Minerva, Martha, Milton, Mary, Abithel, Cave, William
Died after1870 (the headstone says 'circa' which means about or around so ignore it)
Buried Riverview Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee Plot:  Section 7 Row 7
Sources
1850 US Census Stewart, Tennessee (age 41)
Note:  claims her birthplace is North Carolina
1860 US Census Stewart, Tennessee page 93 (age 51)
Note:  claims her birthplace is North Carolina
1870 US Census Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee (age 65, daughter Martha is with her)
Note:  claims her birthplace is North Carolina
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5426129
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609

Axium Green Wallace
Born  12 Mar 1813 Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee
Occupation: (1880) Farmer
Married 1) Ms. Duncan abt 1828 (not married ?)
Children: Jennette, Sally, Margaret, Emmit, Adeline, Ethreal 
2) Sallie Clark (not married ?)
Children:  Elizabeth, Littleberry
3) Minerva Cherry 30 Dec 1846 Stewart County, Tennessee
Children: Daniel, Augustus, Rebecca, Agnes, Abithel, Minerva
Died 29 Apr 1904 Tobaccoport, Stewart County, Tennessee
Buried Newt Wallace Cemetery, Stewart County, Tennessee
Sources
1880 US Census Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee (age 67)
Note:  listed as Green A.
Not married to Ms. Duncan http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/TNSTEWAR/2001-11/1007046997
Not married to Sallie: http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=lavere&id=I15544
Picture: http://www.taylorassociation.org/biographies/Biography.asp?ID=138&Char=T
The River Counties Vol 12-13 p 24
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59343757
Josiah (Joe) Wallace
Born  1815  Stewart, Tennessee
Occupation:  (1880) Farmer
Married Mary Strawbridge Drake
Children:  Andrew, Henry, Jeremiah, Etheldred, Callie, Press, Agnes, Rebecca, Recena 
Note:  some of these children may be duplicates, but I listed all I found
Died 18 Jan 1894 Tennessee
Buried Wallace Cemetery, Stewart, Tennessee
Note:  requested photo of headstone
Sources
1850 US Census Stewart, Tennessee (age 35)
Note:  Mary is showing as 5 years older than Joe
1870 US Census Stewart, Tennessee (age 53)
Note:  Mary is showing as 12 years older than Joe
1880 US Census Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee page 239B (age 63)
Note:  Mary is showing as 10 years older than Joe
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19303178
The River Counties Vol 12-13 p 24
Josiah on Wiki: http://www.wikitree.com/genealogy/Wallace-Descendants-628 (which claims he has the same birth date as his wife (3 Dec 1806), but Etheldred's guardianship papers defy this)
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Daughter Callie's death certificate:  https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N9R9-LQ2
Maniza (Nine)Wallace
Born  16 Mar 1820 Stewart, Tennessee
Married Robert Vick 21 Mar 1839 Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee
Children: Robert, Lottie, Lue
Died 21 Jun 1907 Tennessee
Buried Wallace Cemetery, Stewart, Tennessee
Note:  I'm not sure how much I trust this tombstone picture - it looks odd to me
Sources
1880 US Census Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee page 241A (age 60)
Note:  name showing as Manoza
1900 US Census Tobaccoport, Stewart, Tennessee (age 80, widow, living with son Robert, claims she is the mother of 1 with 1 living, but on Lottie's death certificate, Maniza is named as her mother and, face it, the name is so unusual that it must be her - plus the dates are credible)
The River Counties Vol 12-13 p 24
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=29994024
Harriet Wallace
Born  15 Jan 1822 Stewart, Tennessee
Married Dr. Wesley Brandon 27 Aug 1837 Bumpus Mills, Stewart, Tennessee
Children: Wesley, Eadie, Phineas, Wilkins, Mary, Harriet, Agnes, Nathan
Died 28 Dec 1879 Stewart, Tennessee
Buried Brandon Cemetery, Dover, Stewart, Tennessee
Sources
1850 US Census Stewart, Tennessee (age 28)
1870 US Census Tennessee (age 48)
The River Counties Vol 12-13 p 24
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
Memorial:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=62917351
George Washington Wallace
Born 17 May 1824 Stewart, Tennessee
Married Sarah (Sallie) G Ezel Williams 18 Nov 1841 Tennessee
Children: Amy, Addie, Nathan, William, Susanna, Darius, Sarah, George
Died 4 Jan 1862 Bumpus Mills, Stewart,Tennessee
Buried Wallace Cemetery, Stewart, Tennessee
Sources
1850 US Census Stewart, Tennessee (age 26)
1860 US Census  Stewart, Tennessee page 2 (age 36)
http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NCMARTIN/1999-09/0937859609
The River Counties Vol 12-13 p 24
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=24793180