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RANDALL Pat Randall Feb. 6, 1998
George W. RANDALL born 1805 in Orange County, NY. married (1) Lu Sally ALMY about 1830 married (2) Elizabeth PERRINE.
Children of George and Lu Sally:
Eliza Ann RANDALL born 1832 died 6 Mar 1904 married Luke COMPTON
Samuel RANDALL born Feb 1834 and died 2 Dec 1835 in Fayette, Seneca Co., NY
Childen of George and Elizabeth:
Charles Henry RANDALL born 20 Dec 1840 and died 22 Sept 1917 married Mary OGDEN.
Dennis Budd RANDALL
George W. RANDALL, Elizabeth Perrine RANDALL, Charles Henry RANDALL, Mary OGDEN RANDALL and Joseph Ogden RANDALL are all buried in the Canoga, Cemetery in Seneca County.
Also looking for Tobias PERRINE and Sarah HUFF. Tobias PERRINE died 21 Jan 1850 in Seneca Falls, NY. Sarah HUFF PERRINE died in Seneca Falls, NY
Children of Tobias and Sarah HUFF PERRINE:
1. Elizabeth PERRINE b 1811 in Somerset, NJ and died 10 Aug 1891 in Fayette, NY (Seneca Co.) wife of George W. RANDALL
2. Daniel T. PERRINE died 4 Mar 1887
3. Nellie PERRINE
4. Ellen PERRINE
Any help would be most appreciated.

RANDOLPH Trey Velasco, Trey@Dallas.Grupo4.Com Oct. 30, 1998
I am looking for information on the Edward Randolph family of Seneca Falls, NY. Edward married Elizabeth Bachman and had several children. One daughter in particular, Roselatha Randlph born 1840's and died in NY City in 1922. Mrs. H.J. Arne, Rose's sister was undertaker. Rose married Robert C. Daly on 3-19-1860. They had one son named Richard R. Daly born 7-7-1866 who was a Surgeon in WWI and lived in Atlanta, GA. Edward and Elizabeth are both buried in Restvale Cemetary in Seneca Falls along with a daughter named Celstina. Any information is greatly appreciated.

REAGER Deanna Vosburgh Smith, 18 Redfield Ave., Whitesboro, N.Y. 13492, Jan. 17, 1999
George REAGER/RAGER/RAEGER b. ca 7 Oct. 1810 Wurtemburg, Ger., d. Oct. 1857 Waterloo, Seneca Co., bur. Maple Grove Cem., Waterloo,m. Henrietta BRUNT b. ca 1814 Ger., d. Nov. 1904 age 90 Waterloo, bur. with husband. Issue: Adam 1852-1910 Seneca Falls, George 1844-1863 Fredericksburg, Va, Civil War casualty. Served Co. C 33rd Regt. Buffalo, NY, Louise R. alive 1929, m. John Y. HILLER, John b.1840 Wurtemburg, d. 1886 Waterloo, bur. Maple Grove m. 1864 Katherine Markell 1843 Ulster Co., NY, d. 1914,bur. with husband. John was a Civil War Veteran. They had Nellie Helena 1866 bpt St. Paul's Episco., Seneca Falls, m. 1888 Utica, Oneida Co., NY, d. 1920 Utica, m. Ellsworth D. Vosburgh. Dau. Jennie Markell 1869 d 1931 Waterloo, m. William Shuster. Charles ca 1841 to 1849, d. 1931 age 82 Waterloow, m. Christine, Henry J. ba 1845, d. 1922 Fonda Town of Mohawk, Montgomery Co., NY, m. (Catherine) (2) Elizabeth Suits
Would like to hear from descendants.

REAMER Helen Coats, July 8, 1998
I am looking for info about Christiana Reamer. She was b. in PA 18 Jan 1817. Her brother Jacob Reamer lived inSeneca Co. and she must have lived with him for a while. She married William H. Rice. who was b. in MA. William and Christiana were in Kalamazoo Co, Comstock Twp. in 1870. They had two sons, John H. age 17, b. in NY and Noah age 11 b. in MI. Christiana's father was George Reamer. Christiana's siblings were Philip, John, Sarah, Jacob, Eleanor, George, Joseph, Catherine, Daniel and Henry. Henry lived in St. Joseph Co, IN. Henry was b. Cumberland Co. (now Perry Co) PA 26 Oct 1818 and d. 23 Sep 1891 in North Liberty, IN. He married Abigail Liggett in North Liberty, IN on 1 Sep 1844. Abigail was b. Darke Co, OH, 10 Mar 1826. She d. 20 Dec. 1894.

I am seeking any info on these four brothers who came to Huron Co. OH between 1826 and 1828 from Seneca Co. Israel served in the War od 1812, m.Azuba Powers. Asa W. Reed, b. 1797/98 m.Mahala Carlise. I need info on their parents, birthdates and places. Will be happy to share my info on them in OHio. Thanks!

REED Don Rose February 9, 1998
Moses REED, his wife Phebe and their 7 children lived in Tyre, Seneca Co. in 1850. Moses was a farmer bn 1789 in MA. Phebe was born in 1795 in VT. All of the children (Mary, Abram, Sibble, Stephen, Marshall, Simon and Austin) were born in NY between 1819 + 1838, the first few in Verona, Oneida Co. I am looking for descendants and ancestors of this couple.

Interested in exchanging data on the following Seneca Co. families: REIGLE/RIEGEL, CORYELL, SAYRE, WATRUS, HOLTON, PACK, or in hearing from anyone connected with the former Kendaia Baptist Church. Web page: Peterson Family Pages.

RETAN James J. Keegan Feb. 6, 1998
Looking for information on James Retan (Rutan, Rattan) bc 1820 m Urania Conover (bc1824) some of whose children moved to MI. This couple was living in Lodi per the 1850 census. James might have been related to Peter Rattan (bc 1775) who married Polly (Mary?) ----- and who were living in Ovid in 1850. Any information on these couples or on any others with the surname would be appreciated.

RICE Jennifer Bachner, June 30, 1999
I am looking for my great grandmother, Nona Rice. All I know is that she was born in Waterloo, NY in 1878 and died between 1960-1962. She married James Albert Stillman and had Robert Melville Stillman and William Stillman. Any information will be very helpful. James and Nona eventually moved to Rochester, NY as that is where Robert Melville Stillman was born.

RICHARDS-DRAKE Timothy McCarthy, Dec. 26, 1999
Richards-Drake Family. I am looking for the family of Edward Richards, 1816-1882, and his wife Malinda Drake Richards, 1816-1888, who lived in Seneca County, N.Y. Malinda Drake was originally from Newton, N.J. Edward and Malinda Richards were married about 1840 and they had six children: Mary, James, William, Edward, John and Francis N. This family lived in Seneca Falls and Waterloo. Francis N. Richards married Jane Bryant about 1870 and they moved to Auburn N.Y.

RIDLEY Bryan Huneycutt Feb. 6, 1998
Seeking information on Robert RIDLEY of Seneca Co.,NY, his family and information on his ancestry:
Robert RIDLEY b. 1808 Sussex Co.,ENG d 1878 Waterloo, NY m. Elizabeth NEWMAN
CH: Jane m. ____Tullett
Ann B 1840 Sussex, ENG m. Thomas HAYES d. 1919 Waterloo,NY
Amelia m. ____ French
Elizabeth m. ___ Holland
James L.
Reuben o-f Phelps, NY
Ruth m. ______ Manwaring
Robert of Lawrence, Kansas
Hester of Lawrence, Kansas

RIGGS June 15, 1998
RIGGS, Zopher b. abt 1778. m. Elenor Harris in Morris Co. NJ. Settled in Ovid, Cayuga Co. NY. Served in War of 1812. All children b. in Ovid. Have only Sylvestor b. 1812. Moved to Belmont Co. Ohio abt. 1820. Would appreciate names of children & any other data available. Have not been able to locate where either parent was born.

RITTER Margaret Day, April 25, 1999
My grt.grt.grt.grandfather, Michael Ritter, resided in Seneca County and died there November 27, 1861.One of his sons,Jacob Ritter, born April 3, 1828 in Seneca County,later moved to Fayette, Ohio. He was married to Elizabeth Bear Ritter, born in Seneca County April 18, 1829. We do not know her father and mother's given names.Both died in Seneca County. I am interested in vital statistics for Michael Ritter and for Elizabeth's parents and their birthplaces.

ROBERTS Loren L. Lathrop, February 18, 1999
Seeking ancestors and siblings of Dr. Moses P. Roberts, born August 8, 1820 at Tyre, graduated from Geneva Medical College, became the first Dr. in Dayton, Cattaraugus Co., NY.

ROCKEFELLER" Lucy, Sept. 30, 2000
I am looking for the ancestors of Sarah Ann "Sally" Rockefeller/Rockafeller/Rocke/a/fellow,etc. She was born Nov. 13, 1824 in Romulus. Her parents may have been David and Elizabeth ??. This info came from a now deceased family member. It is said that she moved to Mich. with her parents and she married Thomas Flintoft in Michigan in 1841. If anyone knows anything about her or her family I would appreciate the info and respond with what info I have.

ROCKWELL Janis, Sept. 9, 2000
My search is for the family of ROCKWELLs who lived in Fayette Twp., Seneca Co., New York. THOMAS & WELLS ROCKWELL are listed in the 1820 census. In 1830, THOMAS seems to have left and WELLS is recorded both in the 1830 and 1850 census.
Are these possibly the sons of HENERY & DESIRE ROCKWELL who were born in 1781 and 1784 in Middletown, CT? I have some info on this family and will be glad to share. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

ROGERS Kathleen Simmons, Dec. 1, 1999
I am looking for information on Isaac Rogers b. abt. 1805 died August 13, 1840. He is reported as having lived in Junius in his father's will. His wife's name was Eliza Thorn. I do not know her dates. Isaac is buried in the Old Quaker Cemetery on Marengo Road in Wayne County. I believe they had at least two children: Julia Ett Rogers born December 30, 1833 died November 19, 1862. She married Levi Lundy. and William H. Rogers, born August 13, 1835. He married Susan? His parents were Matthew and Phebe Rogers who lived in Wayne County. Any additional information on Isaac and his descendents would be appreciated.

ROGERS Carolyn Carter Johnson, Oct. 11, 1998
RANDOLPH ROGERS was born in Waterloo, Seneca Co, NY in 1825. Became a famous sculptor, creating the "Columbus Doors" for the US Capitol Bldg in Washington DC, among other famous commissions. Died in Rome, Italy, 1890s. Who were his parents? Most of all - who were his paternal grandparents?? They are my brick wall! Any help appreciated. Happy to share info.

ROLOSON Viola Foresman, February 18, 1999
I am looking for any information on Margaret Steele Roloson and her relatives. She married Harold Henry Roloson &had one child. Unfortunately during delivery of her second child both she & the baby died in 1932. Her parents were Volney & Rose Steele who, it is believed, lived all their lives in the Waterloo area. All of these individuals are buried in Maple Grove Cemetery in Waterloo, NY. She had a sister Edna who married Kenneth Sanford. They had one daughter. Any information connected to these individuals would be greatly appreciated.

ROTT Susan Martin-Rott, Dec. 15, 1999
Seeking information on Jeannette Vivian Bailey b: 05 Nov 1919 in Seneca Falls, Seneca, NY m: 23 Aug 1948 in Seneca Falls, Seneca, NY d: 29 Aug 1967 in Odessa, Pasco, FL married Samuel Buckuloo Rott b: 18 Jul 1913 in Cape May, Cape May, NJ, divorced FL 1964, d: 02 Nov 1973 in Tampa, Hillsborough, FL
Jeannette was the daughter of James Clifford Bailey and Bertha May Spencer.

ROYSTON T.C. Royston, Feb. 6, 1998
Searching for information on Thomas Royston who was born 27 June, 1776 possibly in Maryland and who died 29 May, 1862 near Seneca Falls, Seneca Co., NY. He was married to Sarah E. Chandler, born 12 September, 1782 in Middlesex Co., NJ and died 29 March, 1869 near Seneca Falls, Seneca Co., NY. They had 11 children: Robert Eoff Royston; Robert Eoff Royston; James Royston; Rachel Ann (Royston) Burtnette; William Palmer Royston; Maria P. (Royston) Oakes; John W. Royston; Theodore Perciville Royston; Clark Chandler Royston; Sarah Antoinette (Royston) Sherman & Sarah Elizabeth Royston. Many of these children moved to the area of Mason, Ingham Co., MI. Please contact


SALYER Jan. 5, 2000
Looking for info. on HANNAH SALYER who was b. bet. 1812-1817 in NJ. She m. WILLIAM AMBROSE who was b. bet. 1812-1817. William d. 14 July 1876 and Hannah d. 04 July 1876Looking for info. on HANNAH SALYER who was b. bet. 1812-1817 in NJ. She m. WILLIAM AMBROSE who was b. bet. 1812-1817. William d. 14 July 1876 and Hannah d. 04 July 1876.

SANDERS Rick Allison Sanders, Oct. 16, 1999
I am looking for any information regarding the Sanders families who lived in Varick, Seneca County in the 1820s through 1850s. Especially the names of HENRY SANDERS and DAVID SANDERS. These are my ancestors and I would like to share information.

SANDERSON July 28, 2001
I am looking for relatives/information on a Sanderson family. My mother tells me that it is not the one that owns a funeral home in Seneca Falls. George Patrick Sanderson and his daughter, Cornelia (age 1) were killed in a car accident in 1939. I am looking for information about his father (also named George but they were not Sr. and Jr.), mother(her name may have been Margaret Obrien), stepmother(My mother thinks her name was Rose), and/or siblings(there was one brother named William). I am George Patrick Sanderson's granddaughter.

SCHOONOVER Patricia Branch,
We are seeking information on the David Schoonover family of Seneca Falls, NY circa 1860 who moved to Jackson, IL. Wife is believed to be Phoebe Petty.

SCHWEITZ Fred Schweitz, Oct. 16, 1999
Have developed an extensive family history for the SCHWEITZes of Waterloo, NY. Wish to share with all interested. Desire more information and family stories for book on this family.

SEBRING Adrienne, Oct. 16, 1999
Seeking info on Sebring family, early 1800's, of Ovid. John Roelof Sebring, born 1773, moved to Ovid about 1802. His wife was Maria Drake. His oldest son, Roelof Sebring, was born in Ovid in May of 1813. The family later moved to Greece, Monroe County, and then to Yates, Orleans County. John Roelof died in 1820 in Yates. Roelof Sebring married Sarah Jane Austin in 1834, location unknown. If anybody has info on this family, particularly the time spent in Ovid, I would be happy to share what I have with them.

SECOR Carol Semrock, June 14, 2001
Nicolas Secor is my 3rd great-grandfather. I have found him married to Rachel ?. They are the parents of a John Secor married to Laura Ann, daughter of Barnabus Wover (or Ward) and Abagail Wood. John and Laura had 13 children. Two sons, George and Myron, carry the name. These families lived in Yates in Benton township and also Seneca County-Fayette and Varick area. Can anyone with access to NYS censuses help me find siblings for Nicolas(est. 1770-1850) and John (1812-1897)?

SEE Mary-Frances Belton, Sept. 2, 1998
Looking for information on See. Have picture showing my g-g grandparents William Henry Pound and Olive Matilda Murphy standing with g-g-g grandmother Murphy and Aunt Clara See and Uncle Abram or Afram See. Possibly parents of g-g-g grandmother Murphy? Photo identification by my great Aunt Alberta Kuney Martin, now deceased. Photo probably taken late 1800s early 1900s. At bottom of photo is brand(?) Shraac and possibly two more letters with last letter having a curlique (?) from bottom of letter up over the two "a's."

SEEKELL Loreen McMahon, Sept. 2, 1998
As a way of uncovering my own lineage, I am trying to piece together all the "Seekells" of Seneca County in the time period covering 1760-1860.

SEELEY January 21, 2001
I'm looking for descendants of Daniel Joseph Seeley. Two of his sons, Alanson and Nathaniel, lived in the Waterloo area in the late 1830's. Alanson later moved to MI. I descend from him. I have alot of info to share. I am particularly interested in info about his mother, Olive (Ollie) Meade Seeley Everitt who is buried in Seneca County in the "Quaker Cemetery".

SEELEY Marilyn Colby February 20, 1998
I am seeking info on Adelia Seeley born in Cayuga/Seneca County in 1823, according to the 1850 census of Starkey, Yates County. By 1840 she had married William Jones.
Marilyn Colby, 150 Sheridan Street, Alpena, MI 49707

SELFRIDGE Ken Ammerman,, March 1, 2000
I would like to get more information regarding ELIZABETH SELFRIDGE listed on the 1830 Federal Census for Seneca County (possibly the Tyre area). I have her in Michigan in 1840 with her daughter Catherine and son-in-law David Barber. However, I have no record of what happended to her husband Edward

SEYBOLDMerritt Woznick, April 28, 2001
Seeking information on the SEYBOLD family of Austria who came to live in Waterloo, NY. John George SEYBOLD (b. abt 1825) m. Tabetha and lived in Austria; later naturalized in Seneca County in 1859. They had two boys (and perhaps more) Reynold and John.
Reynold SEYBOLD (1851-1900) m. Louisa TUCH (1856-1940) and lived in Waterloo, NY. They had two children. He was found murdered on January 20, 1900!
John SEYBOLD is said to have been the "founder" of Miami, FL and a well-known builder there.
Please contact me for additional information.

SHANE Alice Gray, Sept. 2, 1999
Looking for information on Jacob Shane, wife Mary ---, who were residents of Fayette about 1820-1850, presumably from PA. Any information would be helpful. We have some info on their family to share.

SHANKWILER Mary Frances Belton February 9, 1998
Looking for parents of my 5 great-grandparents, Henry F. Shankwiler (Sr.) of Fayette b. 22 Sept 1771, d. 24 Aug. 1858 m. Elizabeth b. 11 Sept 1767, d. 15 Mar 1846. Their heirs were Henry F. Shankwiler m. Mary Ann Shankwiler; James Shankwiler; Thomas Shankwiler; Sally Ann Shankwiler Jacoby m. John F. Jacoby; Betsy Shankwiler Trexler b. 13 Dec 1796, d. 30 Jan 1866 wife of Thomas Trexler; Mary (Polly) Shankwiler Miller w. of George Miller. I believe this is the same family in which an unsolved murder occurred to William P. Shankwiler 6/25/1931, 70, Fayette, son of Henry and Mary Ann Shankwiler.

SHARP Catherine Faulkner, August 18, 2000
Looking for information on the Sharp family, from Romulus.

SHARP Merritt Woznick, April 28, 2001
Eden SHARP (1825-1905) m. unknown and had at least 2 children. His son, Charles SHARP m. Mary BESTON and had 11 children in Waterloo, NY.
Their daughter, Helen SHARP (1889-1968) m. John KELLY and moved to Brockport, NY, where they had 11 children. Would love to learn more about the SHARP family.

SHEA, SHAY Merritt Woznick, April 28, 2001
There are several SHEA's (also spelled SHAY) in a 1907 family photo which was taken in Auburn, NY at the home of Cora PONTIUS that includes PEARL, PONTIUS and STAHL family members. They may well have lived in Seneca County, as that is where many Pontius's lived.
Shea's listed include:
Percy Shea (young man, perhaps 20's)
Grace Shea (young female, perhaps 20's)
Percy Jr. (small child)
Evelyn Shea (infant)
Carlton Francis Shea (small child) (buried in Canoga Cem; 1905-1957)
Blanche (Pontius) Shea (daugher of Cora Pearl Pontius and Jacob Pontius)
Would love to share information with someone researching the SHEA/SHAY family!

SHEEP Kathy McConnell DeFoster, January 24, 2000
Alexander SHEEP resided in Fayette, Seneca County in 1810. He and his wife, Patty McConnel (who may also have been known as Martha), had eight children. By 1820 they were living in Canandaigua, Ontario, NY. They changed their name to SHEPERD. Any information on this family would be appreciated. Thank you.

SHERLY Nancy Tweedie, June 14, 2001
I am looking for a Alexander SHERLY who is listed on the 1830 census, Waterloo, 1 male between 60 & 70 and 1 female 40 and under 50.

SHERMAN Wayne Elton Davis, July 23, 2000
Looking for the ancestry and/or the descendants of PETER and PATTY SHERMAN who were living at Sheldrake, Seneca County, NY, about 1812. They were known as UNCLE PETER and AUNT PATTY and ran church services in their home on Sheldrake Point until THE METHODIST CHURCH was built in about 1812.
Does anyone know the names of their children and/or their parents or anything else about them?

SHERMAN Jan. 5, 2000
Looking for info. on FORTUNATUS SHERMAN of Dartmouth, Ma. He was the father of EUNICE SHERMAN b. abt 1775 and d. 18 Dec 1831 somewhere in Seneca Co., probably Phelps area. She m. JOHN BISHOP who was b. abt 1774 in Plymouth, Ma. and d. 31 Mar 1853.

SHERRILL Maureen Hughes March 20, 1998
I am looking for any information on Eliakim Sherrill, a Col. in the civil war. He was with the 126th regt., thiis regt. was formed in Geneva and fought in Gettysburg where the col was killed. I am particularly interested in his family tree. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

SHERWOOD Gen Sherwood Bullock, August 24, 2000
I am looking for members of the Sherwood family that supposedly lived in Lodi, Seneca County. A Henry Sherwood born October 18, 1810 in Delhi, Delaware County, NY, died August 19, 1886 in Lodi and was buried in the Lodi Cemetery Also a Filetta Sherwood, born 1813 in Delhi, Delaware County; died March 26, 1874 and buried in West Lodi Cemetery, Seneca County. I can find nothing in the Seneca County Cemeteries. Filetta would have been a sister of Henry and may have married although I have no indication of that.
I cannot verify that this information is completely accurate as it was given to me by a member of the Noah Schuyler Sherwood [who apparently did not live in Seneca County] family some years ago.
I am a great granddaughter of Harrison J.M. Sherwood who lived in the Trumansburg, NY, Tompkins County, area and died there.
Would appreciate any information as to whether there were Sherwoods with those names living in Lodi around 1874-1886.

SHIRLEY Dione Smith February 9, 1998
Time period: 1826 - 1850
Towns: Waterloo, Seneca Falls & Wayne County.

SHIRLEY Nancy Tweedie Feb. 6, 1998, upd. June 14, 2001
Researching: Philander SHIRLEY born about 1803 and died6 Dec 1862 and is buried at Maple Grove Cemetery in Waterloo, New York and his wife Eve (Effie) ROSE SHIRLEY born about 1806 and died 6 Feb 1862. Moved to Seneca County about 1830 Philander's father maybe Alexander SHIRLEY who appears on the 1820 Phelps, Ontario County, census. Eve's parents are James and Elizabeth ROSE who appear on the 1820 Phelps, Ontario County, census. Philander and Eve inherited property in Phelps from her father. The sold the property 7 October 1834 and next appear on the 1840 Seneca County census. Philander and Eve had the following children: Philander Jr., Florinda, Alexander, Franklin, John, Silas, Andrew Jackson, James, Louisa, Henry, Mary Jane and Ella. The first three children were born in Ontario County and the rest in Seneca County, either Fayette or Waterloo.

SHRINER John D. Sandford Feb. 6, 1998
Eliza Ann (SHRINER SANFORD (my great grandmother), was born on 23 Sep 1815 in Fayette, Seneca Co. NY. She died on 14 Jan 1890 near Reedtown, Seneca Co. OH. Her parents were John SHRINER and Eliza HICKS, of Fayette, Seneca Co. NY. John SHRINER, born c1794 (do not know where).
They lived for a time, perhaps 1810 to c1830, in Fayette, NY. He (John)died in 1834 in Seneca Co. OH. Eliza HICKS was born on 2 Oct 1794,(where?). She died on 8 Apr 1858 in Seneca Co. OH. This John SHRINER's parents were possibly, John SHRINER, and Johanna LOW, b. c1775. Any information on this John Shriner and Johanna LOW?
Add'l note, Eliza Ann SHRINER, b. 23 Sep 1815, Fayette, Seneca Co. NY, m. Andrew Sanford (1810-1902), they moved to Seneca Co. OH. Cleared land and raised a large family on a farm in Reed Twp. Eliza d. 14 Jan 1890, near Reedtown, Seneca Co. OH.

SIEGFRIED Leon Borst, April 30, 2000
Is there some nice person out there who knows (and would like to share) information on the Family of Joseph H. Siegfried, b.17Oct1789 in Northampton County, Pa.(the son of Daniel Siegfried and Grandson of Col. John Siegfried of Revolutionary War fame) - d.21Jun1875 in the Waterloo, Seneca Co., NY area. He moved to Waterloo about 1830, was married to Mary Magdalena Mickley(1804-1875) and they had the following children: Sarah Ann(1824), Elizabeth(abt. 1826), Stephen H.(1829), Henry E.(1830), Angeline S.(abt. 1831), Ann Maria(1833), William J.(1834/37), Daniel S.(1839), Levi F.(1840), David D.(1844), Anna Catharina(1846), Christin(1848), Susanna(1852). I thought, with all these children, there might be a relative somewhere in the county

SINGER Joanne I. Layne, or P. O. Box 873, Waukegan, IL 60079 May 24, 1998
Any information about Henry Singer b. abt 1756 probably in Pennsylvania. Where in Pennsylvania and died Jan 17, 1843 in Fayette, Seneca Co., NY and married to Marie Catherine_______? b. abt 1760. Buried Christ Reformed Church, Fayette Co., NY. Probably children are Simon, Jacob b. 1781 and married to Catherine (Trayer, Troyer?), Henry, William, George, David, Barbaara, Catherine and Samuel. Interested in any additional information about any of thesepeople.

SLAGHT Charles H. Tieman, Oct. 30, 1998
John C. SLAGHT, b 19 Feb 1822, son of Mathias, married Margaret FOOTE, b 16 Mar 1825, both buried Interlaken Cem, Covert Twp, Seneca Co. Was she daughter of David and Mary Foote (buried in the same cemetery), who also had Joseph White (b Schenectady 4 Feb 1816), Mary Jane (b Schenectady 12 May 1820), and possibly Samuel (b 8 Aug 1812). I'd be glad to exchange information on these and any other early Foote families.

SMITH Kathy Grossman, March 30, 2006.
Looking for the family of Nancy Smith b.12 May 1799. m. Cyrus Casterline Dec 1816 Romulus Presbyterian Church. Subsequently moved to Amity in Allegany County d. 4 Aug 1874.
Thank you.

SMITH Dianne, Jan. 15, 2001
I have property deeds concerning a Leonard SMITH and his wife, Mary Ann of Waterloo. I also have one on a Leonard SMITH and his wife, Elizabeth.
If anyone is reseaching this family, please contact me at my email address.

SMITH Rose Della Valle, January 17, 2000
Joseph SMITH was my gggrandfather. I think he was born about 1788 in Somerset Co, NJ. In 1823 he lived in Covert and married Rosannah COVERT COLE who was the widow of Alva COLE. They had at least one son, my ggrandfather Oscar Gregory SMITH Sr. in 1832. It was not much later that Joseph died and Rosannah went on to marry Thomas PARISH. Oscar Sr. married Laura VAN ARSDALE in Seneca Falls and had Rhoda, Norwood, Winnie, Martha, Emma, Oscar and Mabel. There was also a baby Laura who did not survive. I have no information about Joseph's parents, where he was from or if they had any other children. I would appreciate any help there.

SMITH Dawn Graham, March 5, 2000
Looking for more info on my family. Peter Smith married Ruth Weisner, some of there children: Rachel Smith, John W. Smith, George who married Betsy Bement, Jacob W., Ralph Smith who married Eliza Bawker, Mary Smith who married a man by the last name Henry, and Hanna Smith who married Job A. Banker. They were all from Ovid, New York.

SMITH Morris Vance,, July 14, 1999
Jeremiah Smith, born 13 Sep 1796 and married in Junius, Seneca, NY to Abigail DeMont in 1817. Looking for information about his parents and siblings.

SMITH Barbara Lake Peters, Jan. 17, 1999
I am searching for info on my grandfather, Benjamin Burgess Smith b. Feb 15, 1852 probably in Seneca co., Ovid, NY son of Amanda Emmons b. May 27, 1821 Perry Center, NY and Uriah Smith (no info). Their children were:
Cyrus S. b. Feb 23, 1842
Andrew b. July 9, 1846
James b. Feb 8, 1849
Benjamin B. Feb 15, 1852
They left for Michigan in 1853. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated. This is all I know of Ben Smith.

SMITH, SCHMIDT Mary Frances Belton, Oct. 10, 1998
SMITH/SCHMIDT, Edney d. 1902. Possibly born in Germany. Married to Margaret E. Smith b. born in Germany approx. 1822 d. 1902 or earlier. Children: Mary E. Smith Kuney, Edney Smith, William H. Smith, Benjmin Smith, Charles Smith, Clara Smith Skinner, Eliza Haggerty Smith Kuney, Samuel Leslie Smith, James Smith, Sidney Willis Smith. Name of Edney and/or Margaret E. Smith's parents or location of birth in Germany.

SMITH Mary Frances Belton February 9, 1998
Researching anything on Edney Smith and his wife Margaret. They were married October 25, 1864. Need any information on their children. I believe they had at least one daughter, Mary E.SMITH who was married to my g-g-grandfather George J. KUNEY.

SMITH Louise Graham, June 15, 1998
SMITH: Looking for information on Smith family, Seneca County. Caleb Smith possibly from Connecticut; Grover Smith. Also Azariah L. Smith (born February 1, 1800), son of Grover. Azariah Smith's wife was Patience last name unknown.

SMOLK Muriel Frincke February 20, 1998
Looking for Benjamin SMOLK/SMALK/SMOKE and wife Calista. Lived in Lodi, Romulus circa 1850. Am interested in finding their parents. I believe he was Methodist and she a Baptist.

SOULES Steve Behr, February 18, 1999
Jonathan Soules b l8l4 Dutchess co Ny, m Catharine Esther Viele/Velie b l8l4 Pleasant VAlley Dutchess. lst child b Poughkeepsie. They moved to West Junius in Seneca and she died there l85l. Seeking any info, other viele familes, other Soules in the area etc. Jonathan remarried and moved on to Middedgville Ill.

SPANGLE/SPANGLER Bob Anderson, January 15, 2001
Would like to contact decendants of Zachariah Spangle(Spangler) who was married to Mary Anderson. They migrated to Seneca County from Penns Township, Northumberland Co, PA in the early 1800's. They were thought to have children named: Andrew; Zacharia; Jacob Henry, born 10Sep1794; Eve; Mary; Simon, born 20Apr1800 in PA; and George, born 17Mar1814 in PA. Zachariah may have been born in Lancaster Co, PA.

SPAULDING Merwin Almy, Jan. 17, 1999
Seeking information on Jeremia and Anna SPAULDING who lived in Ovid, Seneca County sometime during the period 1825-1845. I would like to know their ages at any given time, when they were married, and the names, dates and place of birth of their children. Source of information would be helpful.

SPENCER Susan Martin-Rott, Dec. 15, 1999
Need any information regarding Arthur C. Spencer b: Abt. 1875 in NY married Harriet Unknown b: Abt. 1875 in NY (ages based on 1920 Census for Seneca Falls) Three children: Bertha May Spencer b: 02 Aug 1899 in Syracuse, NY d: Jan 1970 in Odessa, Pasco, FL married James Clifford Bailey b: 06 Jan 1895 in Michigan d: Aug 1973 in Odessa, Pasco, FL (probably married in Seneca Falls) : Helen Spencer b: Abt. 1908 in NY (not mentioned as living in the 1970 obituary of Bertha); Hazel Spencer b: Abt. 1915 in NY married Unknown Tharp, lived in Watertown NY in 1970. Any information on this family greatly appreciated!

STAHL Kathy Reynolds February 20, 1998
STAHL, Edward L. was born in Fayette abt 1878. Parents were William A. and Isabell or Isabella STAHL. He was married to Edna Livermore of Ontario Co., in Dec. 1903. Edward had a son named George who was placed in Children's Aid Society of New York sometime between 1904 and 1908.

STAHL Merritt Woznick, April 28, 2001
Abner STAHL(ca 1855-aft. 1907) m. Fannie PEARL (ca 1855-aft.1907) in Seneca County, NY; their son Jasper m. Della and had Francis Stahl. I have a wonderful family photo that includes 4-generations of this family & would be happy to share it!

STARKS Melvin Marion, August 30, 1999
Looking for data on Mariah Starks b.about 7/23/1808 who married George Beach of Newfield, NY ca. 1827 in Ovid, NY. George and Mariah lived and raised a family in Newfield, NY. I have found a Maria Stark who was b. 7/11/1808 and married an Elisha Reynolds. If this Maria and the above referenced Mariah are the same person, then there could be a record of death for Elisha Reynolds prior to her 1827 marriage to George Beach. If this were the case, then the marriage announcement could have been George Beach married to Maria or Mariah Reynolds. Can anyone Help?

STATES Jack States Feb. 6, 1998
I am looking for records of any STATES, STAATS or BUTTERS living in the townships of Covert, Ovid, or Hector in the years 1800-1834. Ancestors which I have traced to that area are Woodard, Peter, and Benjamin States (Staats) and John, Jacob, Sarah and Elizabeth Butters.

STEVENS Ed Pickering, January 21, 2001
Mary Sevens died on August 8, 1904 in Willard in Seneca County at the age of 56. I am seeking information regarding her and/or Willard. I feel that she may have been a patient at a hospital or home, but I do not have information, if there was an institution like that in Willard around 1904.

STEVENSON Dan Stevenson, August 15, 2000
I am looking for any information about the Andrew Stevenson, Jr., who appears in the 1810 Seneca Co., NY census.
This could be my ancestor Andrew Stevenson who was born 28 May 1779 in Washington Co., NY, and died 31 Mar 1867 in Wapello Co., IA. He is buried at Chillicothe Cemetery in IA. He was married twice and had nine sons and five daughters.
Children of Andrew Stevenson, Sr., and Susanna Gordon of Washington Co., NY are Elizabeth born 23 Oct 1772, Gilbert, Andrew Jr., James, Alexander, and Margaret.

STEWART Sheila Roberts, Dec. 14, 2001
I have a copy of the 1880 census for the town of Waterloo in Senneca County which lists Elizabeth Stewart, son William Stewart, Lena Stewart (wife of William) Children Harriet age 11 and John S. age 5. I am hoping someone has information on these people as I believe John S. Stewart is my gg grandfather. My grandmother always said he was born in Waterloo. I know there is two or three town's which were named Waterloo in Canada as well as this one in Senecca County. The names and ages of these people coincide with the information I have, if there is anyone who knows anything about these Stewart I would greatly appreciate it.

STEWART Anita Von Ahsen, March 29, 1999
I am seeking information about the Stewart family. My ggg-grandfather was William Stewart, born Romulus, 1812; have obituaries for two brothers, John, Jr. and Joseph born 1810 and 1809, sons of John Stewart who moved to Michigan around 1830, some of earlies pioneers. Am interested in John's wife who must have died before they moved to MI, and any other children in the family. Any details would be greatly appreciated. (William eventually married Sarah Swarthout, another MI family who came from Seneca County.)

STOTTLE Michael J. Stottle February 9, 1998
Late 1790s to 1860s in Romulus.

STOUT Carolyn Lambert, Dec. 11, 1999
I am looking for any information on some Stouts from Interlanken. I looking for my great great grandfathers grandfather Jonathan Stout born in about 1760 to 1770. He was born in NJ and moved to the lakes area with his boys, James, Aaron, Jonathan. His other son George move to IN. The others stayed in the area. James married a Marria Elision and had alot of kids. They move to the area around 1830 I believe.

STOUT Cassie Langley Brown, Jan. 17, 1999
I am researching the surnames WALDRON, WARNE, and STOUT in Seneca Co., NY.
My 4-great grandmother Sarah Elizabeth WALDRON was born 1816 in Seneca Co., and was married to Clarkson WARNE, born in Middlesex Co., NJ. Both died in Lenawee Co., MI. Sarah & Clarkson had 13 children, 2 born in Romulus, Seneca Co., NY and 11 born in Seneca Twp., Lenawee Co., MI.
Sarah Elizabeth STOUT Warne's parents were Thomas WALDRON and Elizabeth STOUT. I am looking for more information on both of these people, especially the parents of Elizabeth. (Thomas' parents are Samuel WALDRON and Elinor VAN FLEET of NJ).
Clarkson WARNE's parents, John WARNE and Susan Keturah BROWN of Middlesex Co., NJ moved to Romulus, Seneca Co., NY around 1815, along with most of their 13 children.
I'd love to hear from cousins and find out more info on these families (esp. STOUT). I have already gotten the info from Labaw's book on WARNE families.

STROUP March 30, 2006.
am looking for information regarding the parents of my great-great grandfather Evert Isaac Waldron. Evert Isaac married Catharine Stroup, daughter of George Stroup. The family migrated from Seneca Co. to Macomb Co. MI in the early 1800's.
Catharine b 2/28/1817 m 9/4/1836 Evert Isaac b 5/22/1810.

SWARTHOUT Mark Swarthout, Sept. 7, 1998
Looking for information on Jonathon Swarthout, d. May 13, 1865 and buried near Ovid. I speculate that the Mary (Swarthout) may have actually been married to Jonathon's father Jonathon. Trying to connect this line back to the Swartwout Chronicles that cover the majority of the family. This branch seems to have sprouted on its own!

SWARTHOUT Mila Powell, June 15, 1998
Searching for information on Charles H. SWARTOUT. He was born 11/30 1833 to unknown parents.

SWEET Faye, February 18, 1999
WILLIAM SWEET b: 12/22/1811 married to ANNA MENSCH b: 6/17/1817 daughter ELIZA SWEET B: SENECA COUNTY, 3/14/1830 in the town of Waterloo where were they from, who were their parents. Any information on the family welcomed.

SWICK, LAYCOCK Lorene Fort May 11, 1998
Searching for any info on Tunis & Rachel (ROSE) SWICK family. Tunis b. 1732/1740 in NJ - d. abt 1790 in VA. Rachel b. 1 Jan 1743 in NJ - d. 5 Feb 1817 in Ovid, Seneca Co, NY. One child, Rachel, married David LAYCOCK on 3 Mar 1786 in Hunterdon Co, NJ. They moved with the parents to VA where the father died. Moved again to NY (Seneca Co?). Then the LAYCOCK's moved to Jackson Co, MI. Need any & all info on these families. Will trade.


TALLMAN, STICKLES, ROGERS Fred Schweitz, Oct. 16, 1999
I am looking for connections to the following families of Tyre township area:
Tallman, Cornelia *22 August 1856, details on family and parentage needed.
Stickles, Jared *6 May 1846, parents and family information needed.
Rogers, Charles Henry *12 April 1866, desire details on family and parentage.

TAYLOR Feb. 6, 1998
Taylor, Charles son of Joel Taylor

TAYLOR Jan. 17, 1999
I am searching for any information on William TAYLOR and Sally HALL. William and Sally (Hall) Taylor, natives respectively of New York State and Vermont, settled in New York, and afterwards came to Michigan; and in 1879, came to Gratiot County, where he died in the fall of 1880. Had a daughter, Caroline C. who married Aaron Sloan on Dec 24, 1836, in Waterloo, Seneca Co, NY.

TERRY Mary Kenney, June 14, 2001
I am serching for information on Tennah(Tenny-Jennei)Jones Terry who moves to Seneca Co. Ovid about 1810-11 with her children, Samuel, Numan, Norris, Smith, Huldah, Sarah, Mary.Tennah Terry died around 1834-1835 in Seneca Co.
Possible the children were already married or did so later.
Married names of children and spouses:
Samuel married Laura Ellis
Numan married Eliza Booth
Norris married Sarah Farrington
Smith maried Lucinda Sherwood
Sarah married John Hagerman
Huldah married Abraham Bloomer Laycock
Mary married Frazey Smalley
Any information on any of these people is greatly appreciated.

TERRY Lorna Campbell, August 16, 2000
I am searching for information on children of James and Anna Hopkins TERRY. James was born in Seneca County in ca. 1794 married Ann Hopkins and I was informed,had 10 ,children one of whcih is my gggreat-grandfather Samuel H. TERRY also one son was Judge John Henry TERRY. I would like to confirm that James and Ann are indeed parents of Samuel H. TERRY.

THOMAS Ric Shafer, June 25, 1998
Seeking information on wife (wives) and descendant(s) of
THOMAS, Joseph b. Ridgefield, CT 10 May 1760/61; d. Covert, Seneca Co., NY 9 Oct 1811; bur. Old Baptist Cemetery, Covert, NY.

THOMASAN April 30, 2000
Am looking for descendants of Miller Thomason, 1835-1904, buried Valois Cemetery, Valois, Seneca County. Was married to Fanny VanVleet, 1842-1820. Am primarily interested in her side of the family. She was the daughter of Robert VanVleet and Asanth Bramble. Thanks for the help.

THORPE Sue Moran, April 8, 2000
Am seeking any information available on ancestors and descendants of the following family:
JOHN THORPE resided Waterloo and died there on 3/6/1853. He is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery with his daughter Marinda and son-in law Oliver D. Ferris. I believe that John Thorpe's wife was Rebecca Hammond, possibly born in Penn Yan, Yates County, NY. John and Rebecca Thorpe's children: Marinda Jane Thorpe, born about 1829, August Anderson Thorpe born about 1824, James Dexter Thorpe, born about 1828, John Thorpe Jr., born about 1822. Have no further information on any of the children except Marinda Jane Thorpe who married Oliver Dexter Ferris, born Vermont about 1818. Marinda and Oliver resided in Waterloo and had following children: David A., born abt. 1852, Oliver L. born abt. 1854, George W. born abt. 1855, Melissa J. born abt. 1862, Nellie Stella born abt. 1871, Frederick born abt. 1879. Oliver D. Ferris died in Waterloo 5/28/1901; Marinda Jane Ferris died in Waterloo 6/28/1904. Nellie, Melissa and Frederick died as children. It appears that only George W. (my gggrandfather) who moved to Geneva and married Anna Hennessey, has living descendants. Would be glad to share information.

THORNE Bill Compton Feb. 6, 1998
THORN(E), Zayde Eliza Born abt 1814 in Seneca Falls, NY. Her father was Nicholas Thorne, who moved to Skaneateles. She married William Sackett, Jr. and died before 1847. Can anyone tell me who her mother was?

TIDD, LYON, MILLIGAN Bonnie Tidd Miller, Oct. 30, 1998
Who was the grandfather of (Joseph) Milton Tidd, the son of Ira HowardTidd and (Isabelle) Jane Milligan? He is buried in the Tyre RDC cemetery. His grandmother is reputed to be Hannah Louise Lyon(s).

TINNEY Clark Tinney,, July 14, 1999
Searching any information regarding the above subject. Joseph and Sarah Tinney were supposed to be in that area 1812 to 1817. Son, Thomas S. (Grandfather) born April 1812 or 1813. Sarah died 1816 and buried in Southwick Cemetery. Joseph married Esther Parkinson 1817.

TOBIAS Nancy Ward April 16, 1998
I am looking for information on the TOBIAS family. Two brothers, Edward (circa 1835-1898) and Seneca (1846-1876) settled in Seneca County in mid-1800's. I know Edward lived in town of Fayette for a time. Both are buried in Mt Green Cemetery, Town of Berick. Any further information would be appreciated.

TONER Susan Toner Arndt, April 30, 2000
Looking for information on John and Mary Ann (Hanratty/Henretty) Toner who lived in Ovid. Son, Michael born 15-Dec-1890. The mother, Mary Ann Toner died 31-Mar-1894 in Romulus. Any information would be appreciated.

TONER Mary Weidman, February 18, 1999
Looking for info on the TONER family. Michael Toner b. 1811 in Ireland. Married to Mary Donnelly b 1810. Son James b1848 in Seneca County, daughter Elizabeth b about 1850, daughter Lydia (sp ?) b about 1852. James married Mary B Walsh (b1855) they had 5 children: Lili b 1873, Nellie b 1874, Mary b. 1879, Charlotte b. 1881, Leo b 1885. Towns referenced: Ovid, Romulus and Willard.

TOWER Edwin L. Jones May 11, 1998
I'm seeking information for my 3'rd gr grandparents. His name was Jonathon TOWER born about 1777. Believe he had 8 children. His first son was Robert TOWER who was born 9/3/1812 in Seneca County. I'm searching for Jonathon's wife, & her parents names. It seems this family went to Switzerland county, In. about 1814 because their son John TOWER was born in Indiana 1815.
I would like to hear from anyone having information concerning this family. Thanks in advance for your help.

TOWNSEND Dick Dryer, August 23, 1999
I am looking for any info available on Alfred J. Townsend. He was born circa: 1890-1895, he was married to Luella E. Pease born Summerhill, NY 1892, they had a daughter born April 20, 1916 (Alice Jennie Townsend) in either Romulus or Ovid, NY. Alfred and Luella were divorced sometime after 1916, she re-married in 1926. Alfred J. Townsend was my maternal Grandfather.

TOWNSEND Faye Wood February 9, 1998
Can anyone tell me where the location was of TOWNSENDVILLE, Seneca Co., NY? Might there still be a Cemetery called TOWNSEND Family Homestead located there? I'm told that Gilbert TOWNSEND (5 Apr 1764 - 10 Feb 1843) and his wife Abigail (Mead) TOWNSEND (7 June 1765 - 17 Mar 1839) are supposed to be buried here. If you are a descendant or have knowledge about these people or places I'd appreciate your help. Let's make our Family Tree Grow! Faye in WI.

TRAPHAGEN Chris Brooks, or Chris Brooks, July 8, 1998
I am researching a history of the Traphagen family and found that branches lived in Seneca County. Henry Traphagen was an early settler of Junius twp and Peter Traphagen, his cousin (of sorts) settled in the Ovid-Covert area. I have found scattered info from census, marriages, and other sources but would like to contact other people that may have information or be descended from these or any other Traphagens.

TROTTER Janet Trotter Barth, Oct. 16, 1999
Seeking info on JOHN TROTTER. First appears in Michigan in 1824 land patents which state he was from Seneca Co, NY. Born approximately 1797?

TUCH Merritt Woznick, April 28, 2001
August TUCH (1821-1888) was born in Germany and came to Waterloo, NY in 1872 with his wife Louisa NATTRODT (abt 1825-1869). They had 5 boys and one girl: Louise, Paul, August, Edward, Louis and Rudolph. Their daughter, Louise TUCH married Reynold SEYBOLD and lived in Waterloo, NY, where Reynold Seybold was later found murdered in 1900.
I have a copy of the TUCH family tree (in German) from the late 1500's - 1800's that I would love to share with anyone researching this surname.

TUCKER Marie Jurecki-Tiller, July 28, 2001
I'm looking for the parents of Enos Tooker/Tucker, b. May 1767 in Orange Cty, NY, died 22 Apr 1842 in Canoga, Seneca Co, NY. He married Sarah (Sally) Huff in 1791 and had children Eliphalet Smith Tooker, Nathaniel DuBois Tooker, Jerusha Jane, John B, John Huff, Ann Eliza, Mary B, and Sarah Huff Tooker. If anyone has any information, it would be greatly appreciated!

TUNISON Billie Miller, March 1, 2000
Looking for a Celestia C. Tunison who may of been born or from SenecaCounty, NY. Celestia was. b. ca 1850 in NY. By 1868, Celestia's family moved to Michigan, as I have a marriage record for Celestia to Henry Harrison Frayer. They were m. 24 Dec. 1868 in Adrian, Lenewee County, MI. From Celestia's marriage record, it states Celestia was b. in NY. On Henry and Celestia's marriage record is a Geo. P. Tunison as a witnessed. Could this be Celestia's father? On a death certificate for one of Henry and Celestia's sons, June Frayer, it states his mothers name was Letta Tunison. Letta must of been Celestia's nick name. On June's application for a Social Security, June states his mothers name was Hetty Tunison, perhaps another nickname??
Any help in finding Celestia's parents, siblings would be greatly appreciated.

TUNISON Randal B. Mortimer February 9, 1998
I am researching the Tunison family which arrived in the Ovid and Covert area in 1795.

TUTTLE Lee Ellsworth, February 23, 1999
Seeking info on Nathan Tuttle, father & son, in or around Ovid l795 to l830. Nathan Jr born 2 Feb l803. Married Mary Gardner l823. On census l830? Seekig info on Gardner family. Mary died in Pa. Nathanmarried her sister Sarah Ane., from Ovid? Thanks so much for your help.

UPDIKE Ken Grantham, Jan. 17, 1999
Looking for Roliph Updike who moved to Seneca County, Ulysses area, about 1801. Also Daniel Richey. Both from New Jersey. Roliph's daughter Eleanor Updike married Daniel's son John Richey, probably in NJ. Both are buried in Ulysses. Roliph died in 1830 and may be buried in Seneca County. Anybody?

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