Maple Syrup time in Bradford County
Photo March 2000 by Joyce M. Tice
(McClure to Taylor)
James McClure b. 9 Sept 1798 (bible) Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey m. 16 Sept 1824 in Sussex County, Clarissa Hull b. 1799 daughter of Benjamin Hull and Elizabeth Case. Removed to Dansville, Steuben County, New York where they were enumerated in 1830 and then to Bradford County, Pennsylvania where they were enumerated in 1840 in Franklin Township. Clarissa d. 5 Oct 1841 (bible and ts) 42y (ts) Coryland Cemetery, Wells Township. James m. (2)Sarah Ann Wright, known as Sally, b. 6 Aug 1813 (bible) daughter of Thomas Wright and Sarah Owen of Columbia Township, Bradford County. Sally’s first marriage was to James Madison Edsall by whom she had a son Lewis C. Edsall b. 1833. James m. (2)Jerusha Gladding and was enumerated in Rutland, Tioga County in 1850 and Columbia, Bradford County in 1870 and 1880. James d. in Rutland 5 Apr 1886 (bible and ts) 88y (ts) Coryland Cemetery. Sally d. 3 Feb 1890 (bible record).
McClure, Mrs. James died at her daughter’s, Tioga, Feb. 3rd age 76 yrs, 5 mos, 28 days, funeral at Wells, Pa, and buried there; left daus Mrs. Cobb and Mrs. D. Conable of Rutland Township, 3 sons, Lyman and Charles McClure and Lewis Edsall all of Columbia, Pennsylvania (Mansfield Advertiser, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, February 26, 1890).
Mrs. McClure, widow of the late James McClure, of Columbia, Bradford county, and mother of Lyman McClure, a late resident of Jackson Centre, died on the 3d Inst., aged seventy-six years. She was a lady very highly esteemed by all who knew her. The funeral was held at the Presbyterian Church in Wells, Pa (obituary).
Children of James and Clarissa:
1. Anson McClure b. 22 Dec 1824 Sussex County.
2. Abigail McClure b. 20 May 1826 New York state.
3. Alfred McClure b. 23 Mar 1829 New York state.
4. William A. McClure b. 7 Mar 1831 Dansville, New York.
5. Clarinda McClure b. 10 Sept 1834 Dansville d. 9 Dec 1853 (bible record).
6. David H. McClure b. 10 Apr 1837.
7. George McClure b. 15 May 1838.
8. Edson A. McClure b. 3 Aug 1841 d. 3 Oct 1861 (bible).
Children of James and Sally:
9. Mary Jane McClure b. 26 Oct 1842.
10. Alice McClure b. 7 June 1844.
11. Lyman McClure b. 14 Mar 1846.
12. Emma McClure b. 18 May 1852.
13. Charles McClure b. 21 Nov 1853.
1. Anson McClure b. 22 Dec 1824 m. Mary Clark b. 1827 Rutland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania daughter of Josephus Clark and Orrinda Rose. They divorced and Mary m. (2)Nelson Cory. Anson served in the Civil War, m. (2)Emeline Johnson who d. 1 Sept 1865 Grugan, Clinton County, Pennsylvania buried Whetham Cemetery. Anson m. 8 June 1881 in Morrisdale Mines, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania (3)Josephine Purser b. 30 July 1852 Mt Savage, Allegany County, Maryland daughter of Joseph Purser and Charlotte Stevens. Anson d. 12 Feb 1907 Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
Clark James McClure b. 23 Oct 1849.
Ella McClure b. 11 Apr 1864 d. 18 Mar 1865 buried Whetham Cemetery.
2. Abigail McClure b. 20 May 1826 m. Joel E. Sheive b. 14 Dec 1822 son of John Sheive and Amelia R. Bodder. Abigail d. 17 Sept 1860.
Ellen M. Sheive b. c. 1848.
3. Alfred McClure b. 23 Mar 1829 m. 31 Dec 1854 in Mainesburg, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Electa Wolfe b. 21 Aug 1836 Columbia Township daughter of John Wolfe and Charry Watkins. Alfred d. 11 Sept 1879 Columbia Township and Electa d. 10 Sept 1923 Columbia Township buried Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Frank McClure b. 17 Feb 1856.
John H. McClure b. 1859 d. 7 Sept 1862 3y (ts) buried Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Burt McClure b. 10 May 1864.
Dean H. McClure b. June 1870.
infant d. 1 Mar 1872 (ts) buried Baptist Hill Cemetery.
4. William A. McClure b. 7 Mar 1831 m. Julia M. Wolf b. 7 Oct 1837 daughter of Michael Wolf and Amanda Mary Beldon. Julia d. 24 Apr 1902 Rutland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania and William d. 17 Feb 1903 Rutland, buried Watson Cemetery, Roseville.
Sheffield McClure b. 1861.
Lorenzo W. McClure b. July 1864.
Jay D. McClure b. 1866.
6. David H. McClure b. 10 Apr 1837 m. 3 Aug 1871 (Methodist Church marriage record) Angeline Gernert daughter of Caspar and Mary A. Gernert. David d. 20 June 1888.
Frederick T. McClure b. 1 Aug 1874 d. 3 Sept 1875 1y 1m 2d (ts)
Morgan Cemetery, Austinville, Columbia Township.
Thad R. McClure b. c. 1877.
7. George McClure b. 15 May 1838 m. Sarah Permelia Schoonover daughter of Anson and Nancy J. Schoonover and first wife of Eugene Herbert Fisk. George d. 10 June 1885.
9. Mary Jane McClure b. 26 Oct 1842 m. Albert S. Cobb b. Dec 1839. Albert d. 1908 and Jane d. 1921 buried Oakwood Cemetery, Mansfield, Pennsylvania.
Cora Cobb b. c. 1868.
Mary Cobb b. Jan 1869.
Charlotte H. Cobb b. May 1874.
10. Alice McClure b. 7 June 1844 m. Milo Kennedy b. 4 May 1831 Springfield Township, Bradford County son of Hosea Kennedy and Martha Wolfe. Alice d. 31 Dec 1888 Columbia Township and Milo d. 22 June 1894 Columbia Township buried Besley Cemetery.
Minnie Kennedy b. c. 1870.
11. Lyman McClure b. 14 Mar 1846 served in the Civil War, m. Susan M. Gernert b. 1844 daughter of Caspar and Mary A. Gernert. Susan d. 11 Mar 1877 Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Lyman m. (2)Helen W. Benson b. Oct 1858.
Children of Lyman and Helen:
Susan McClure d. young.
Harriet D. McClure b. Feb 1883.
Alice McClure b. 25 Dec 1888.
Emma McClure b. 5 Feb 1891.
12. Emma McClure b. 18 May 1852 m. 28 Apr 1870 as his second wife David Conable b. 1832. David d. 2 Apr 1892. Emma m. 13 Oct 1894 (2)Selah E. Watkins.
Clark Conable b. 5 Apr 1872 d. 14 Jan 1873 9m 9d (ts) Baptist
Alice Conable b. c. 1874.
Frank Conable b. 9 Aug 1875 d. 18 Sept 1875 2m 9d (ts) Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Walter Conable b. 4 Sept 1879 d. 24 Nov 1879 2m 20d (ts) Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Colie D. Conable b. 14 July 14 1885.
13. Charles McClure b. 21 Nov 1853 m. Sarah Amelia Beardsley b. 8 Dec 1853. Charles d. 19 June 1920 and Sarah d. 3 May 1929 Columbia Township buried Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Children of Charles and Sarah:
John J. McClure b. 13 Nov 1875.
Lewis C. McClure b. 6 May 1878.
Alfred D. McClure b. 9 July 1884.
Nathaniel Morgan b. c. 1758 son of James Morgan and Helena Underhill m. Sarah Chapman b. 8 June 1760 Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut daughter of Phineas Chapman and Sarah Ketchum. Enumerated in Reading, Fairfield County in 1790 with one male over age sixteen, two males under age sixteen, and three females in the household. On the Susquehanna company's records are the following: "At a meeting of the proprietors of the township of Augusta (present Troy Township when it was under Connecticut title), legally warned, and held at the house of Joseph Bulkley, innkeeper, at Fairfield, Connecticut, March 9, 1795, David Allen, moderator, it was resolved to give Mr. Nathaniel Morgan, one of the proprietors of said township, five hundred acres, to be laid out in regular form, provided he settle the township with eight settlers, so as to secure said township to the proprietors, agreeably to the regulations of the general meeting. "Oct. 17, 1798, Nathaniel Morgan has made choice of lots No. 44 and 45 in Augusta, out of which he takes the above-mentioned five hundred acres. Nathaniel is related to have left Connecticut in 1799 and arrived at what is now Austinville, Columbia Township. Nathaniel is related to have been accompanied by five men whom he hired to clear land and build a home. It is further related they were paid cash or bartered fifty acres. They planted some crops before returning to Connecticut. Nathaniel and Sarah brought their family the next year and are related to have been accompanied by Joseph Batterson (Revolutionary Soldier) and Rebecca Dodd, David Watkins and Polly Seeley, Oliver Canfield (Revolutionary Soldier) and Sarah Bradley, Aaron Bennett (Revolutionary Soldier) and wife, and Samuel Lamphere (Revolutionary Soldier) and wife Mary, and Jeremiah Chapman, the young nephew of Sarah. The Morgans, Battersons, Canfields, Bennetts, and Watkins families were the five families enumerated in Ulster Township, Luzerne County (that portion that became Columbia Township, Bradford County), Pennsylvania in 1800. Nathaniel and Sarah had three children in their household in the 1800 and 1810 census enumerations. Their Connecticut title proved worthless and a small part of the original vast tract was repurchased under Pennsylvania title. Nathaniel’s mother is related to have come to Columbia Township to reside with them and she must have been the other female in the household over age 45 in the 1810 census enumeration. Hannah is related to have been the first death of an adult in Columbia Township dying 1810-12. Hannah was b. 26 Jan 1729 and has no known marker. Nathaniel d. 5 Aug 1813 55y (ts). Nathaniel d. intestate (Bradford County probate 13). Sarah Morgan of Smithfield Township (Columbia Township was not formed until 1814), widow and relict of Nathaniel Morgan, late of same place, yeoman, renounced her right to administer the estate, 14 Sept 1813, requesting Phineas C. Morgan and John McClelland, Esquire. Sarah signed by mark. Administration granted to Phineas C. Morgan and John McClelland, 18 Sept 1813. Inventory of estate taken 24 Sept 1813 filed 15 Oct 1813. Phineas C. Morgan and John McClelland of Columbia, administrators of the estate of Nathaniel Morgan, gave notice of settlement (Bradford Gazette, Towanda, Pennsylvania, October 4, 1813). Property of the estate was sold 9 Dec 1813 at public auction. Sarah purchased much of the household items. Sarah was enumerated with son Chapman in 1830. Sarah d. 6 May 1835 72y (ts) Morgan Cemetery, Austinville. Sarah was 74 at her death unless she was born about 1762 and her birth was unrecorded and an elder sister of the same name born in 1760 died.
1. Nancy Morgan b. c. 1785.
2. Phineas Chapman Morgan b. Sept 1787.
3. James Morgan b. c. 1789 Reading, Connecticut.
1. Nancy Morgan b. c. 1785 m. Amos Satterlee b. c. 1784 Connecticut.
Amos Satterlee was enumerated in Smithfield, Lycoming County (that portion
that became Bradford County), Pennsylvania in 1810 with two males under
age ten (b. 1801-1810), one male of age sixteen and under age twenty six
(b. 1785-94), three males of age twenty six and under age forty five (b.
1766-84), one male over age forty five (b. before 1765), one female of
age age sixteen and under age twenty six (b. 1785-94), and one female of
age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1766-84). They removed to Chester,
Geauga County, Ohio with their children and two single brothers of Amos
and settled on the west side of the Chagrin River. The first town meeting
of Chester was held on 16 November 1816 and Amos Satterlee, Silas Tanner
and Justice Miner were named trustees. Enumerated in Chester, Geauga County,
Ohio in 1820 with one male under age ten (b. 1811-20), one male of age
ten and under age sixteen (b. 1805-10), two males of age twenty six and
under age forty five (b. 1776-94), one male over age forty five (b. before
1775), two females under age ten (b. 1811-20), one female of age twenty
six and under age forty five (b. 1795-1804), and one female of age twenty
six and under age forty five (b. 1776-94). Enumerated in Chester in 1830
with one male of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1816-20), two males
of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10), three males of age forty
and under age fifty (b. 1781-90), two females under age five (b. 1826-30),
one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), two females of age
fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1811-15), and one female of age forty
and under age fifty (b. 1781-90). Amos was a class leader in the Methodist
Church. Nancy d. in Geauga County, Ohio after 20 Mar 1835 when she signed
a deed. Amos m. 7 Apr 1836 in Geauga County, Clarissa Richardson. They
removed probably in 1836 to Scioto, Delaware County, Ohio. Enumerated in
Scioto in 1840 with one male of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30),
one male of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1811-20), two males of
age fifty and under age sixty (b. 1781-90), one male of age sixty and under
age seventy (b. 1771-80), one female under age five (b. 1836-40), two females
of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30), one female of age fifteen
and under age twenty (b. 1821-25), and one female of age forty and under
age fifty (b. 1791-1800). Clarissa d. between 1844 and 1847 in Delaware
County. Amos m. 1 May 1847 in Union County, Ohio, Lucretia Dawson b. 1
June 1804 Ohio first wife of William Hatfield and second wife of Thomas
Dawson. Amos and Lucretia enumerated in Scioto in 1850, farmer. Amos and
Lucretia enumerated in DeGraff, Miami Township, Logan County, Ohio in 1860.
Amos d. 5 Sept 1860 DeGraff buried Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana, Ohio in Ebenzer
Williams (his wife Elizabeth was the daughter of Lucretia) family plot.
Lucretia was enumerated in Wayne, Champaign County, Ohio in 1870 residing
with daughter Elizabeth Williams and family. Lucreita d. 22 May 1880 Mingo,
Champaign County, Ohio buried with Amos.
Children of Amos and Nancy:
Hollen Eldridge Satterlee b. c. 1810 Pennsylvania.
daughter b. 1811-15.
daughter b. 1811-15.
Samuel Satterlee b. c. 1819 Geauga County, Ohio m. 19 Sept 1841 Elizabeth Bethards b. July 1819.
Clarissa Satterlee b. c. 1821 Geauga County m. 11 Dec 1845 William Waters.
Jane Satterlee b. Aug 1823 Geauga County m. 26 July 1846 Daniel S. Sain.
Nancy Caroline Satterlee b. c. 1826 Geauga County m. 14 July 1855 William Kent.
Angeline Satterlee b. 5 Apr 1830 Chester Township, Geauga County m. 17 Aug 1848 David Austin Tanner and she d. 21 June 1917 Mason City, Iowa.
Children of Amos and Clarissa:
Almina Satterlee b. c. 1838 Scioto Township, Delaware County, Ohio.
Amanda Satterlee b. c. 1844 Scioto Township.
2. Phineas Chapman Morgan b. Sept 1787 m. Hannah Baker b. 4 Apr 1796 daughter of Isaac Baker and Margaret Lee of Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. In 1812 Chapman went to Kentucky with three others to seek a better location as they had lost their land by failing to sustain their Connecticut claim, but after spending several months returned (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, March 26, 1868). Hannah d. 26 Sept 1856 60y 5m 22d (ts) and Chapman d. 9 Mar 1879 91y 5m 9d (ts) Morgan Cemetery.
son b. 1811-20.
3. James Morgan b. c. 1789 m. 4 Feb 1812 Margaret McClelland b. 12 Jan 1792 daughter of John McClelland and Anna Maria Weller of Columbia Township. Margaret d. 8 Sept 1863 72y 4m 5d (ts) and James d. 20 Aug 1867 77y (ts) Morgan Cemetery, Austinville.
Died at Austinville August 20, 1867, James Morgan in 78th year, born Reading, Connecticut, came 1800 when age ten, m. 1807 Margaret McClelland who died Sept 8, 1863. Eleven children, seven living. Leaves widow. A brother aged 80, only one living of Connecticut party (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, September 12, 1867).
John Morgan b. c. 1817 m. Jerusha b. 8 June 1817 Rhode Island
d. 1 Mar 1879 (ts) Morgan Cemetery.
son b. 1836-40.
Mary E. Morgan b. c. 1843.
Hiram Morgan b. 1816-20.
daughter b. 1811-15.
daughter b. 1816-20.
Nancy Morgan b. c. 1819.
Nathaniel Morgan b. c. 1822, carpenter, m. Mary L. and she d. 10 Oct 1887 65y (ts) Morgan Cemetery.
John Henry Morgan b. c. 1843.
daughter b. 1821-25.
son b. 1821-25.
Phineas C. Morgan b. c. 1825 m. Adeline Budd b. Mar 1830, resided Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1860.
daughter b. 1826-30.
son b. 1826-30.
daughter b. 1831-35.
William Morgan enumerated in Troy, Bradford County in 1850, age 27, with a family, perhaps son of James and Margaret.
Eli Parsons b. 23 Jan 1756 Enfield, Connecticut, served in the American Revolution, m. 10 Nov 1774 in Enfield, Rebecca Allen b. 31 Mar 1757 d. 12 May 1785 Enfield. Eli m. 12 Apr 1787 (2)Huldah Kellogg b. 15 Dec 1757 Westfield, Massachusetts. Enumerated in Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut in 1790 with one male over sixteen, three males under sixteen, and three females. Eli and son Eli Jr., are related to have located in Columbia Township in the valley at what became Columbia Cross Roads in 1799, taking up 400 acres under Connecticut title, and built a log cabin. It is further related Eli returned in the same year for his family, Eli Jr., remaining during the winter. Eli and Huldah with their children returned in 1800. Eli was not enumerated in Ulster Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania (that portion that became Columbia Township, Bradford County) in 1800. He may be the Eli Parsons enumerated in Otsego County, New York in 1800 with two males under age ten (b. 1791-1800), one male of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1785-90), one male over age forty five (b. before 1755), one female of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1785-90), three females of age sixteen and under age twenty six (b. 1775-84), and one female over age forty five (b. before 1755). Enumerated in Smithfield Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (that portion that became Columbia Township, Bradford County) in 1810 with two sons and three daughters in the household. Eli d. 11 Nov 1834 Columbia Township. Huldah d. 29 Jan 1834 (family record) 1839 (ts) buried with Eli in Glenwood Cemetery, Troy, Pennsylvania. Huldah’s date of birth on marker is given as 12 Apr 1787, her marriage date.
Children of Eli and Rebecca:
1. Henry Parsons b. 13 Sept 1775 Enfield d. 15 Oct 1778 Enfield.
2. Eli Parsons, Jr., b. 25 Aug 1777 Enfield d. 31 Oct 1778 Enfield.
3. Rebecca Parsons b. 22/27 July 1779 Enfield m. 13 Nov 1808 John King.
4. Eli Parsons, Jr., b. 1 July 1781 Enfield m. Hannah Rockwell and he d. 5 Dec 1829 48y (ts).
5. Henry Parsons b. 12 June/July 1783 Enfield enumerated in Smithfield Township in 1810 with a wife and two daughters in the household.
6. Lydia Parsons b. 27 Apr 1785 Enfield d. 20 Nov 1786 Enfield.
Children of Eli and Huldah:
7. Daniel Kellogg Parsons b. 30 Mar 1788 Enfield m. Mary Adams and he d. 30 Apr 1859 Columbia Township.
8. Huldah Parsons b. 31 Oct 1789 Enfield d. 2 Oct 1832 Columbia Township.
9. James Parsons b. 12 Jan 1792 Enfield m. 5 Feb 1824 Louisa Strait and he d. 23 Mar 1864 Covington, Pennsylvania.
10. John Parsons b. 12 Sept 1793 Enfield d. 4 Mar 1795 Enfield.
11. Cynthia Parsons b. 24 Feb 1795 Enfield m. 8 Jan 1818 Reuben Merritt.
12. Achsah Parsons b. 24 Dec 1796 Enfield m. Elisha Sheldon Goodrich.
Robert Potter settled in Columbia Township. Wife, Sarah d. 15 Dec 1843 68y (ts) Potter Family Cemetery, Columbia Township. Will of Robert Potter of Columbia Township dated March 1854 named son Elisha R. Potter, daughter Mary Hagerman, grandson Robert P. Hagerman, daughter Betsey Potter, George H. Potter, Nathan W. Potter, Nancy Potter, maintenance of daughter Celia Potter. Probated 27 Feb 1855. Robert d. 29 Jan 1855 82y (ts).
1. Celia Potter b. c. 1801 d. 18 Mar 1855 53y (ts) Potter
2. Elisha R. Potter b. Mar 1803.
3. Mary Potter b. c. 1807 m. Abraham Hagerman and she d. 24 Sept 1861 54y (ts) Potter Family Cemetery.
4. Elizabeth Potter.
5. George H. Potter.
6. Nathan W. Potter.
7. Nancy Potter.
8. Horatio N. Potter b. c. 1812 d. 14 July 1845 33y (ts) Potter Family Cemetery.
2. Elisha R. Potter b. Mar 1803 first appears on the 1828 assessment list of Wells. Enumerated in Wells in 1830 with a wife b. 1801-10 and a daughter. They resided in that portion that became South Creek Township and he appears on the first assessment (1836) list of South Creek. Elisha d. 10 July 1855 52y 3m 27d (ts) Harkness Cemetery, Springfield Township.
Philip Robbins b. 1766-74 enumerated 1800 census of Ulster, Luzerne County (that portion that became Columbia Township, Bradford County), Pennsylvania beside the Morgan, Canfield, Lamphere, Bennett, and Batterson families who had settled in Columbia in 1800 with one male of age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1756-74), one male over age forty five (b. before 1755), one female of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1785-1790), one female of age sixteen and under age twenty six (b. 1775-84), and one female over age forty five (b. before 1755). The History of Bradford County relates that a man named Robbins lived where Mrs. Besley resided in Columbia Township. Philip enumerated 1810 census of Smithfield Township, Lycoming County (Columbia Township was formed from Smithfield), Pennsylvania. Philip was of Smithfield Township when he voted at the first election held in Bradford County, 13 Oct 1812. Philip was still a resident when he purchased one sheep at the public estate auction of Nathaniel Morgan, 9 Dec 1813.
1. daughter b. 1801-10.
2. daughter b. 1801-10
3. daughter b. 1801-10.
William Rose and Didamia Roberts with Solomon Soper and Mary Corey removed soon after 1800 to western Columbia Township on Mill Creek. Enumerated in Smithfield Township, Lycoming County (that portion that became Columbia Township, Bradford County) in 1810. They removed just over the County line into Tioga County and were assessed there in 1812.
1. son b. 1801-10.
2. Erastus Rose b. 22 Dec 1802 Bennington, Vermont.
3. son b. 1801-10.
4. daughter b. 1801-10.
5. daughter b. 1801-10.
Amos Satterlee m. Nancy Morgan b. c. 1785 daughter of Nathaniel Morgan and Sarah Chapman. Enumreated in Smithfield Township, Lycoming County (Columbia Township included in that enumeration), Pennsylvania in 1810 with several members in the household.
1. son b. 1801-10.
2. son b. 1801-10.
Solomon Soper b. 6 Oct 1771 Vermont son of Moses Soper (1711-1799) m. Mary Corey, known as Polly, b. 7 Sept 1779 daughter of Jonathan Corey, a Revolutionary Soldier. They removed with members of the Corey family from Manchester, Vermont to northwest Columbia Township about 1800 (after the 1800 census enumeration) settling on Mill Creek near the Tioga County line where they cleared a farm and operated a grist mill. Their son Heman Soper was related to be the first white male child and second white child born in Columbia. Enumerated in 1810 with two males under the age of ten, a male of age 16 and under age 26, and a female of age 10 and under age 16 in their household. Polly d. 22 Oct 1846. Solomon was enumerated in Columbia in 1850, age 78. Solomon d. 31 Jan 1851. They were buried on their farm with markers, the cemetery destroyed in recent years by the tractor and plow with only some fragments of markers remaining, including a white sandstone footmarker inscribed S. S., presumed to be for Solomon.
History records that a daughter of Solomon and Mary’s d. 4 July 1810 at a logging bee at Samuel Edsall’s in southern Wells Township when she was scalded to death. David Haswell and Lucinda Beaman had a daughter d. 4 July 1810 and perhaps it was the Haswell daughter and not the Soper daughter who died.
1. Harriet Soper b. c. 1797 Vermont.
2. Heman Soper b. Sept 1800.
3. Harris C. Soper b. c. 1807.
5. Thomas J. Soper b. 26 June 1811.
6. William H. Soper b. 27 June 1814.
7. Collins W. Soper b. 2/22 Feb 1818.
8. George W. Soper b. c. 1822.
1. Harriet Soper b. c. 1797 m. Nahum Haven b. 29 Aug 1786 (Pioneer and Patriot Families) Dec 1785 (ts calculation) son of John Haven and Abigail Fay. Enumerated in Columbia Township in 1820 with one male under age ten (b. 1811-20), one male of age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1776-94), one female under age ten (b. 1811-20), one female of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1805-10), and one female of age twenty twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1776-94). Nahum d. 13 Jan 1822 36y 14d (ts) Morgan Cemetery, Columbia Township. Will of Nahum dated 29 May 1821 Columbia Township named wife Harriet, son Selim and daughter Mary. Executors, John Parkhurst and David Griswold. Probate 13 Feb 1822. Harriet m. 1828 (2)David William Howland b. 28 June 1802, known as William, son of John Howland and Ruth Gilbert. Enumerated in Columbia Township in 1830 with one male of age twenty to thirty (b. 1801-10), one female under age five (b. 1826-30), one female of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1816-20), and one female of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10). Harriet was a widow in 1840, enumerated in Columbia Township with one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35), one female of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30), one female of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1811-20) and one female of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800). Harriet m. 3 Oct 1843 (3)Nathan Baldwin Haswell 2d b. 17 May 1805 Bennington, Vermont son of Anthony Johnson Haswell and Lucy Hicks. Baldwin had returned from Ohio after the death of his wife Ruth Webber on 15 Nov 1841 in Falls Township, Hocking County. Baldwin was assessed in Columbia Township from 1843 to 1848. Enumerated in South Creek Township in 1850 and 1860. About 1864 they are related to have removed to Eagleville, Marion Township, Harrison County, Missouri, joining Baldwin’s daughter Emma Fitch and family, though it is uncertain if Harriet made the trek west. If she did, she returned. Baldwin was enumerated with his daughter and family in Marion Township in 1870, school teacher. Harriet was enumerated in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1870, widow. Harriet d. 19 Apr 1872 Rutland Township. Baldwin was enumerated with daughter Emma and family in Marion Township in 1880, retired teacher. Baldwin removed to Eureka Springs, Arkansas with the Fitch family and then to Dade City, Florida. There Baldwin applied for a pension based on the death of his only son who died in the Civil War. Baldwin d. 20 July 1893 Dade City.
DIED, In Rutland, Tioga county, Pa., April 19th, 1872, of old age, Mrs. Harriet Howland, aged 76 years (obituary).
9. Selim Haven (Selem, etc.) b. 29 Mar 1818.
10. Mary Haven b. 15 June 1820.
Children of David and Harriet:
11. Jacynthia Howland b. June 1829 m. Ziba B. DeWitt, resided Rutland and Jackson Townships, later Jamestown, New York.
12. daughter b. 1831-35.
2. Heman Soper b. Sept 1800 m. Elizabeth Bromley. Enumerated in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1840 and 1850. Heman d. 1851 believed to be buried with his parents on the farm where they settled. Elizabeth m. (2)Abner Buckley by whom she had three children.
13. son b. 1831-35 (1840 census).
14. Samuel Soper b. c. 1837 d. 12 May 1864 in Civil War.
15. Lewis Soper b. 1840.
16. George N. Soper b. 1843 d. 23 Jan 1846 2y 5m 9d (ts) Clark Burying Ground, Rutland Township.
17. Charles Jackson Soper b. 20 Sept 1850.
3. Harris C. Soper b. c. 1807 m. 1836 Susannah P. Mansfield b. 8 July 1815 Rutland Township daughter of Amos Mansfield and Susannah Powers. Resided Rutland Township. Harris d. 4 (ts) 14 (obituary) Mar 1866 _y _ m 14d (ts) 52y (obituary) at his residence in Rutland of heart disease (Tioga County Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, March 28, 1866) buried Watson Cemetery, Roseville. His marker has broken in the past and was recemented over the age. Susannah d. 23 Oct 1900 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
18. Mary E. Soper b. 1837 d. 5 June 1838 7m 2d (ts).
19. Sarah Susannah Soper b. 1839.
20. Royal R. Soper b. 1841.
21. Henry Pier Soper b. 1843.
22. Ida May Soper b. July 1855 d. 15 July 1867 12y 11d (ts)
5. Thomas J. Soper b. 26 June 1811 m. Susan Baker b. c. 1811. Enumerated in Rutland Township, Tioga County in 1840, 1850 and 1860 with wife Ruth b. c. 1811. Thomas d. 30 Oct 1868 57y 4m 4d (ts) Watson Cemetery, Roseville. Ruth enumerated in Rutland in 1870.
23. Mary Ann Soper b. c. 1837.
24. William Wallace Soper b. c. 1838 d. in Civil War.
25. Albert Soper b. c. 1840.
26. Sarah Soper b. c. 1842.
27. Annette Soper b. c. 1844.
28. Mary J. Soper b. c. 1845.
29. D. Wilmot Soper b. c. 1847.
30. Frank Soper b. c. 1851.
6. William H. Soper b. 27 June 1814 m. Rebecca Baker b. 7 Feb 1819 daughter of George and Catherine Baker. Enumerated in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1850, 1860, and 1870. William d. 7 Mar 1894 (ts) in Van Etten, New York at home of son Edwin (Mansfield Advertiser, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, March 14, 1894) and Rebecca d. 9 June 1894 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
31. Susan Sophia Soper b. c. 1839.
32. Edwin Soper b. 1841.
33. Eli Burrett Soper b. 1842.
34. Catherine Soper b. c. 1844.
35. Horace Soper b. c. 1846 d. 2 June 1884 38y (ts) Watson Cemetery.
36. Heman Soper b. c. 1847.
37. Effie Soper b. c. 1850.
38. Amanda Soper b. c. 1852.
39. Cora Soper b. c. 1855.
40. Elizabeth M. Soper b. c. 1859.
7. Collins W. Soper b. 2/22 Feb 1818 m. Diadama Harris b. 30 July 1819 daughter of Alexander Harris and Saloma Daggett of Rutland. Collins d. 21 Dec 1893 (ts) and Diadama d. 24 Sept 1895 (ts) buried Watson Cemetery, Roseville. Marker has Didamia.
41. Dematrious Soper d. infancy.
42. Malan Soper d. infancy.
43. Elwyn Soper b. 1846.
44. Walter S. Soper b. 1849
45. Ward B. Soper b. Apr 1852.
46. Edith V. Soper.
47. Edson Llewellyn b. 1856.
48. Charles Morton Soper b. 8 Apr 1860 d. 6 Aug 1897 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
8. George W. Soper b. c. 1822 m. Maranda Baker b. 1827 d. 19 Nov 1855 28y (ts). George m. (2)Lucinda Loomis. George d. 19 (ts) 20 (obituary) Aug 1881 59y (ts) 60y (obituary) at Roseville of dropsy (The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, August 30, 1881) buried Watson Cemetery.
49. Ruby Soper b. c. 1848.
50. Helen M. Soper b. c. 1850.
51. Clara Soper.
9. Selim Haven b. 29 Mar 1818 m. 10 Mar 1844 (Tioga Eagle, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1844) Hannah Howland b. 11 Apr 1822 daughter of Seth Elmer Howland and Susannah Rhoades. Farmer, resided Columbia Township. Hannah d. 25 Jan 1863 (ts) and Selim d. 23 Aug 1895 (ts and Bradford County death record) buried Besley Cemetery, Columbia Township.
Naham Haven b. c. 1845.
Mary E. Haven b. c. 1846.
Seth E. Haven b. 1850.
10. Mary Haven b. 15 June 1820 m. 17 Dec 1840 Aaron Cook of Columbia b. c. 1814 son of Aaron Cook and wife Elizabeth of Wells. Mary d. 20 Feb 1842. Aaron m. 4 June 1846 (Rev. Riggs marriage) (2)Cynthia Emeline Andrus of Southport b. 19 Dec 1812. Enumerated in Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1850. Aaron d. c. 1854. Emeline enumerated as Emeline Sloan in 1860 in Jackson. Emeline d. 15 Apr 1897 (obituary) or 10 Apr 1897 80y (cemetery record) buried Jackson Center Cemetery, no markers.
Mary E. Cook b. 1842/3.
15. Lewis Soper b. 1840 m. Clara Ella Wilcox b. 1856. Lewis d. 1935 and Clara d. 1936 buried Watson Cemetery, Roseville.
Abagail C. Soper b. c. 1875 m. a Benson.
Dimmis Soper b. 1877 m. a Wilson.
Esther Soper b. c. 1879.
Sarah Soper b. 1882 d. 1882.
Helen Soper b. 1883 m. a Schalor.
Samuel Lewis Soper b. 1887 d. 1918.
Ernest T. Soper b. 1891 d. 1893.
C. Leland Soper b. 1896.
17. Charles Jackson Soper b. 20 Sept 1850 m. Emma Slingerland b. 1853. Charles d. 1928 Elmira, New York.
Frances M. Soper b. 1876 m. a Calkins.
Bessie E. Soper b. 1876 m. a Ewing.
Elizabeth Soper b. 1879.
Francis Collins Soper.
19. Sarah Susannah Soper b. 1839 m. 4 Mar 1862 Morris Fairbanks b. 23 Aug 1834 Columbia Township son of Samuel Fairbanks and Lois Wiley. Farmer, assessor, treasuer, justice of the peace in Columbia.
20. Royal R. Soper b. 1841 served in the Civil War, m. Emma Wheeler b. 1835. Royal, editor of Elmira Daily Gazette, Chemung County Clerk. Royal d. 1906 Elmira, New York and Emma d. 1909.
Sarba Annie Soper b. 1873 m. a Jewett.
Wheeler Norton Soper b. 1878 d. 1933.
Ida Soper d. smallpox.
21. Henry Pier Soper b. 1843 m. 3 Oct 1868 (Tioga County Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, December 2, 1868) at Blossburg, Tioga County, Charlotte Amelia Wiley of Wells, Bradford County, b. 1843. Charlotte d. 1902 and Henry d. 1915 buried Watson Cemetery, Roseville.
Ida Bell Soper b. 1869 m. a Coons and she d. 1899.
Mary Elizabeth Soper b. 1872 m. a Whispell.
Ellis Hoffman Soper b. 1874.
Margaret Wylie Soper b. 1878.
23. Mary Ann Soper b. c. 1837 m. a Wilson.
26. Sarah Soper b. c. 1842 m. a Richart and drowned with her husband in a flood near their home.
27. Annette Soper b. c. 1844 m. a Brown.
28. Mary Soper b. c. 1845 m. a Sherman.
29. D. Wilmot Soper b. c. 1847 was of Columbia Township when he m. 21 May 1871 (The Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, June 22, 1871) Emerett Besley of Columbia.
32. Edwin Soper b. 1841 m. Alvaretta Case b. 1847.
Grace Soper b. 1871.
Frederick Soper b. 1879.
33. Eli Burrett Soper b. 1842 m. 24 Sept 1863 (TheTioga County Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, September 26, 1863) in Jackson, Tioga County, Minerva Wright of Rutland.
James William Soper b. 1866 d. 1940.
34. Catherine Soper b. c. 1844 m. 2 Feb 1871 (The Tioga County Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, February 21, 1871) at Rutland, Frank W. Argetsinger.
36. Heman Soper b. c. 1847 m. Josephine Longwell b. 1852. Josephine d. 1900 and Heman d. 1914.
37. Effie Soper b. c. 1850 m. a Case.
38. Amanda Soper b. c. 1852 m. a Prutsman.
39. Cora Soper b. c. 1855 m. 30 Aug 1876 (The Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1876) William Henry Benson of Columbia.
40. Elizabeth M. Soper b. c. 1859 m. a Sweet.
43. Elwyn Soper b. 1846 m. 1 June 1879 (The Mansfield Advocate, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, June 18, 1879) Adella Davis of Rutland b. 1857. Elwyn d. 1910 (ts) and Adella d. 1933 (ts). Watson Cemetery.
Ross Wallace Soper b. 1880 d. 1957 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
Anna Vera Soper b. 8 Dec 1884 d. 9 Nov 1900 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
44. Walter S. Soper b. 1849 d. 1928 (ts). Wife Frances E. b. 1857 d. 1926 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
Roy C. Soper. Wife, S. Alberta b. 24 Nov 1874 d. 17 July 1895 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
W. Rollin Soper b. 1887 d. 1938 (ts). Wife Lottie H. b. 1887 d. 1972 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
45. Ward B. Soper b. Apr 1852 m. 1 Dec 1880 (Wellsboro Agitator, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, December 7, 1880) Isabelle Clark. Ward d. Apr 1909 (ts) Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, Pennsylvania. Two adopted daughters.
46. Edith V. Soper m. 12 Feb 1879 at her parent’s residence in Columbia, Thomas C. Walker of Dike Center, Pennsylvania (The Wellsboro Agitator, February 18, 1879).
47. Edson Llewellyn Soper b. 1856 m. 2 Sept 1887 Mehitable Jane Smith, known as Hettie, b. 1865. Lewellyn d. 1933 (ts) and Hettie d. 1943 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
Donald L. Soper b. 1904 d. 1955 (ts) Watson Cemetery.
Hazel L. Soper b. 1894.
49. Ruby Soper b. c. 1848 m. 7 Oct 1872 (Tioga County Agitator, October 15, 1872) in Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, James Argetsinger.
50. Helen M. Soper b. c. 1850 m. 16 Dec 1868 (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvaia, December 24, 1868) J. R. Sheldon of Columbia Township.
Moses Taylor b. 13 Jan 1758 Litchfield, Connecticut son of Ebenezer Taylor and Zerviah Culver m. 28 Dec 1780 in Weston, Massachusetts, Martha Allen b. 8 Feb 1759 Weston, Massachusetts daughter of Josiah Allen and Mary Flagg They are related to have removed from Vermont in 1805 to Athens, Bradford County and then in 1808 to Columbia Township near Sylvania. Enumerated in Smithfield, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (Columbia Township, Bradford County not yet formed) in 1810. Moses voted in the first election of the newly created Bradford County on 13 Oct 1812. Enumerated in Columbia Township in 1820. They are related to have sold to Reuben Nash and removed to Troy Township. Will of Moses dated 25 Mar 1824.
In the name of God Amen. I Moses Taylor of the Township of Troy in the County of Bradford and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania being sick and weak in body, but in sound mind, memory and understanding (Praised be God for) and considering the certainty of Death, and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and to the end that I may be better prepared to leave this world whenever it may please God to call me hence do therefore make and declare this my last Will and Testament, in manner and form following, that is to say, First and principally I command my soul to the hands of Almighty God my creator, hoping for peace, pardon and remission of all my sins and to enjoy everlasting happiness in the heavenly kingdom thro Jesus Christ my Savior. My Body, I commit to the earth at the discretion of my executors herein after named. And 2ndly I request that all my debts shall be paid and discharged. And 3rdly I will and bequeath to Solomon Morse all my property real and personal, together with all the dues and demands, after settling my debts and fulfilling the bequeaths hereafter mentioned and I request the said Morse to pay or let Allen Taylor have my sorrel mare, saddle and bridle and Portmanteau, one sorrel two years old mare colt and one cow at my decease, and to pay him one hundred and fifty seven dollars in cattle and horses, or one half in each, in one year after my decease. And likewise I request the said Morse to let David Palmer have my wagon and side saddle, when called for, and I request the said Morse to pay David Palmer one hundred and sixty one dollars and fifty cents in cattle and horses, or one half in each, in two years after my decease. And I request the said Morse to pay Zadock Everest one hundred dollars in cattle and horses, or one half in each in three years after my decease. And I request likewise that he pay James Wilson one hundred dollars in cattle and horses, or one half in each in four years after my decease. And I direct likewise that he pay Charles Taylor, Alanson Taylor, Moses Wheeler and John B Murphy one dollar each when called for. My wearing apparel I request should be divided between Allan Taylor and David Palmer, and my Great Bible to Polly Morse together with my household furniture. And further I do appoint Solomon Morse and Burton Strait my Sole Executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all wills formerly made by me. And I direct the said Solomon Morse and Burton Strait to pay or cause to be paid all foregoing debts legacies due and demands of every kind according to the time interest or meaning of this my last will and testament. In witness of all the foregoing legacies and Testamentaries and applications I have hereunto set my hand and seat at Troy this twenty fifth day of March A.D.1824. Interlined before signed. Signed Moses Taylor.
1. Olive Taylor b. 1781 bpt 17 Feb 1782 Templeton, Worcester
County, Massachusetts m. in Vermont, Zadoc Everest.
2. Charles Taylor b. 24 Aug 1783.
3. Elizabeth Taylor b. c. 1785 m. Moses Wheeler.
4. daughter b. c. 1787.
5. Mary Taylor, known as Polly, b. c. 1790 m. Solomon Morse and she d. 9 Oct 1829 39y (ts) Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
6. Allen Taylor b. 23 May 1792.
7. daughter b. c. 1794.
8. Sophia Taylor b. 1796 m. David Palmer and she d. 7 June 1861 Sullivan Township, Tioga County buried King Hill Cemetery.
9. Alanson Taylor b. c. 1799.
10. Cynthia Taylor b. c. 1801.
2. Charles Taylor b. 24 Aug 1783 (bible) m. 20 Dec 1807 (bible) Miranda Canfield b. 3 Mar 1785. Resided in Columbia Towship on Porter Road east of Sylvania. Charles d. 3 Dec 1839 56y 3m 23d (ts) Taylor Family Cemetery on the farm where the family resided and Miranda d. 9 Nov 1874 (bible).
Horace Taylor b. 12 June 1809 m. 25 Mar 1830 Lois B. Strait and
he d. 23 May 1838 28y 11m 11d (ts) Taylor Cemetery. Lois m. 23 Apr 1843
Isaac Taylor b. 8 Aug 1810 d. 6 Feb 1813.
Seba Canfield Taylor b. 10 Feb 1812 m. 11 Apr 1839 Eliza Brace and he d. 24 Aug 1846 34y (ts) Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
Juliette Taylor b. 23 May 1813 m. William G. Bradford and she d. 14 Jan 1847 33y 7m 22d (ts) Taylor Cemetery.
Charles Taylor b. 3 June 1816 m. Oct 1839 Jane Elizabeth Galbraith and he d. 16 Aug 1856.
Howard Spaulding Taylor b. 6 Apr 1818 d. 4 Jan 1894 Troy Township.
Nathaniel Allen Taylor b. 23 Jan 1820 m. 28 Sept 1842 Harriet Nash and he d. 23 May 1895.
Mindwell C. Taylor b. 12 Apr 1821 d. 23 Mar 1841 19y 11m 5d (ts) Taylor Cemetery.
Lucy Jane Taylor b. 4 Oct 1823 m. 27 June 1844 Charles Hermon Ballard b. 5 Mar/Apr 1823 (both dates in bible) Burlington, Bradford County and she d. 27 Jan 1911 buried Gladding Cemetery, Columbia Township.
Alanson Taylor b. 8 June 1825.
6. Allen Taylor b. 23 May 1792 m. 1816 Olive Harrison Stevens daughter of Joel and Lydia Stevens. Resided Troy Township. Allen d. 17 Aug 1878.
Joel Stevens Taylor b. 12 Oct 1817.
Adesta Olive Taylor b. 17 Dec 1818.
Lydia Almira Taylor b. 18 Nov 1819 m. William Owen.
Samuel Allen Taylor b. 7 Nov 1821.
James Wilson Taylor b. 19 July 1823.
Olive Amanda Taylor b. 18 Mar 1825.
Lucy Miranda Taylor b. 7 Feb 1827 m. 15 Apr 1847 Thomas S. Manley.
Cynthia Miranda Taylor b. 30 Sept 1829 m. Thomas Done.
Zerek Benjamin Taylor b. 13 Sept 1831 m. Lucy J. Kingsley and she d. 28 June 1867 32y (ts) Glenwood Cemetery, Troy.
Eliza Ann Taylor b. 18 Nov 1835.
Julia Bradford Taylor b. 28 Feb 1837 m. John H. Hazelton.
Adaline Agustus Taylor b. 27 Mar 1839 m. Hanford McDougal.