History of Chenango and Madison Counties, New York; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers Volume 2

History of Chenango and Madison Counties, New York; With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...as:1 saloon and meat market, located on the south-west corner, next to the store recently erected by M. R. l/erchant.1' Mr. Page was a surveyor, and removed from the town at an early day. A hotel was kept in that building at intervals, till 1863. ' The death of Gideon Foster, which occurred in ' Not earlier than I805; for Mr. George Hull, of De Ruyter village, who was born June 1.2, I786, and removed to Cuyler, two miles west of De Ruyter village in the fnll nf "I05, says there was not tlteu.1 frame building on the site of the village. lStatement of Mr. George Hull. Mr. Elijah E. Benjamin, who was born in I788, says the building in which Page kept tavern is the one standing next north ofthc Taber House, and nmv occupied in part by Burdick Stillman as.1 drug store, and in part by Lyman Spear as: t ltnrncss shop. Both Mr. Hull and Mr. llevijnniiit are rem.'rkably well preserved, and we are indebted to both for many facts connected with the early history. the spring of 1796, from an aggravated form of hernia induced by over-exertion, was the first in the town. He was buried on the farm of Elijah Benjamin, where many of the early settlers lie. Eleazer Gage came in with his sons, Justus, Jeremiah, Ira and Ebenezer, all of whom were married when they came, and located about a mile north of the village. Justus settled where Charles Weeks now lives and died there Dec. 8, 1830, aged 67, and Mary, his wife, Feb. 15. 1849, aged 81. Captain Jeremiah settled where Newel Reeve now lives, two miles north of the village, and kept tavern there for several years. He removed to the village a few years previous to his death, which occurred there March 4, 1844, aged 71. Ebenezer settled where Horace Wells now lives, and died there. Ira' taught the...show more

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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236781651
  • 9781236781659