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Ransom Tanner b. 6 Dec 1825 New York m. 6 Oct 1850 (Thompson bible) Eleanor A. Thompson b. 27 Apr 1830 (Thompson bible) New York daughter of William Thompson and Sophia Houtz. Enumerated South Creek Township in 1860, farmer; 1870 census of Wells, farmer. Residence was on former Criss and the old Bird place on Bird Creek just over the state line from Chemung County. Ransom d. 12 Dec 1886 61y 6d (ts) and Eleanor d. 17 Apr 1891 60y 11d (ts) Pine City Cemetery, Town of Southport, Chemung County, New York.
Sherman Tanner b. c. 1852 Pennsylvania.
Mary E. Tanner (twin) b. 8 Feb 1854 Pennsylvania d. 18 July 1878 24y 5m 10d (ts) Pine City Cemetery.
Sarah Tanner (twin) b. 8 Feb 1854 Pennsylvania.
June Tanner b. c. 1856 Pennsylvania.
Harriet Tanner b. c. 1858 Pennsylvania.
Ida Tanner b. c. 1860 Pennsylvania.
Samuel Tanner b. 1862 d. 11 Dec 1865 3y 8m 11d (ts) Pine City Cemetery.
Eda Tanner b. c. 1865 Pennsylvania.
Willie R. Tanner b. c. 1868 Pennsylvania.
TERWILLIGER (numerous other spellings)
Abraham Terwilliger b. c. 1783 New York is perhaps the Abraham Terwillagar enumerated 1810 census of Catharine, Tioga (that portion that is now Schuyler) County, New York with one male under age ten (b. 1801-10), one male of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1795-1800), one male of age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1766-84), three females under age ten (b. 1801-1810), one female of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1795-1800), and one female of age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1766-1784). Enumerated in Southport, Tioga County (that portion that became Chemung), New York in 1830 with one male under age five (b. 1826-30), one male of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1811-15), one male of age fifty and under age sixty (b. 1771-80), one female under age five (b. 1826-30),one female of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1816-20), one female of aged twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10), and one female of age fifty and under age sixty (b. 1771-80). Not enumerated in Southport in 1835. Enumerated in Wells in 1840, residence at or near Rowley Hill, with one male of age fifty and under age sixty (b. 1781-90) and one female of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800), engaged in agriculture. Enumerated in the next household was son James. Enumerated in Homer Township, Medina County, Ohio in 1850, laborer, where several Wells Township families located. Wife, Betsey b. c. 1788 Connecticut in 1850 census believed to be his second wife and perhaps not the mother of his children. Enumerated in Harrisville, Medina County in 1860, farmer.
1. daughter b. 1801-10.
2. James Terwilliger b. 20 Mar 1808 New York.
3. Alfred Terwilliger b. 1811-15 first appears on the 1838 assessment list of Wells. Alfred appears on the 1840 assessment (compiled fall of 1839) but was not enumerated in Wells in 1840.
4. Charity Annetje Terwilliger b. 22 June 1817 m. 6 Sept 1835 Anson Wells b. 1 July 1814 buried Mainesburg, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
5. son b. 1826-30.
6. daughter b. 1826-30.
2. James Terwilliger b. 20 Mar 1808 first appears on the 1836 assessment list of Wells (compiled fall of 1835). Wife, Louisa b. c. 1814-19 New York. Enumerated 1840, 1850, 1860, and 1870 census of Wells. No residence shown for the family on the 1858 atlas. James d. 15 Apr 1872 64y 26d (ts) Judson Hill Cemetery. Louisa was enumerated in the household of her daughter Jennie in Wells in 1880. Children all born Pennsylvania.
DIED. Terwilegar - In Wells, Bradford County, Pa., April 16, 1872, of consumption, James Terwilger, aged 70 years (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, May 9, 1872).
Mary Twilligar, age 88, resident of Wells, died 6 Dec 1899 Wells, old age, buried Judson Hill (Bradford County death record). This is believed to be the death record for Louisa. The Troy Register newspaper published at that time may have contained an obituary but December issues are missing from the collection.
7. Mary Terwilliger b. c. 1835 Wells.
8. Susan Terwilliger b. c. 1838 Wells enumerated in Columbia Township in 1860, domestic.
9. Emily Terwilliger b. 16 Feb 1841 Wells m. A. Jackson Seeley (2)Harvey Benson.
10. Edward Terwilliger b. June 1843 Wells.
11. Silas Terwilliger b. c. 1844 Wells.
12. Sarah Terwilliger b. 1849 Wells d. 4 Apr 1876 26y 9m 27d (ts) Judson Hill Cemetery.
13. Jane Terwilliger, known as Jennie, b. Mar 1851 Wells m. Josiah Wilcox.
10. Edward Terwilligar b. 1843 enlisted during the Civil War and served in the 20th New York Volunteers. He is evidently the E. T. Twilegar on the 1869 atlas of South Creek Township on Roaring Run Road west of Fassett. Wife, Elizabeth Balmer d. 7 July 1886 39y 9m (ts). Second wife, Catherine Thompson b. 1864 d. 1917 (ts). Edward d. 9 Jan 1919 (death certificate) South Creek township, buried Gillett Cemetery, South Creek township.
11. Silas Terwilliger b. c. 1844 is evidently the S. Twilegar on the 1869 atlas of Wells in the eastern portion of the Beckwith School District, m. 27 Aug 1871 (Methodist Church marriage record and Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, Thursday, September 7, 1871) at Daggett, Jackson Township, Julia A. Guernsey of Wells b. June 1852. Called Charles in newspaper. Enumerated in Wells in 1880 and 1900, farmer; 1910, laborer – odd jobs. Enumerated in Wells in 1920. Silas d. 1922 Wells buried Mosherville and Julia d. 12 Sept 1931 Elmira, New York buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira. Silas removed from Mosherville to Woodlawn in 1948.
Belden S. Terwilliger b. Feb 1874 resided Milo, Yates County, New York.
Henry Frank Terwilliger b. 21 Apr 1878 m. Anna Elizabeth Beckwith and resided Wells.
Leman G. Terwilliger b. 4 Oct 1889.
Shadrick/Shadrach Thompson b. c. 1791 Massachusetts m. Aurelia Smith b. 6 Aug 1802 Southport, Chemung County, New York daughter of Solomon Little Smith and Julia Seeley. Enumerated in Elmira, Tioga (that portion that became Chemung) County, New York in 1820 and 1830; Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1840 and 1850. They removed to the Hammond Creek Valley between Millerton and the state line in the 1850's and were enumerated in Wells in 1860. Shadrach, Aurelia, and Huldah A., became members of the North Church of Wells, a Presbyterian church formed at the state line in the Seeley Creek Valley. Aurelia enumerated with daughter Huldah and family in Campbell, Steuben County, New York in 1880, widow.
1. Huldah A. Thompson b. c. 1834 New York
2. Orpha Wells Thompson b. 1836 New York.
3. Harriet Thompson b. c. 1844 Pennsylvania.
1. Huldah A. Thompson b. c. 1834 m. m. 15 Nov 1860 Wynkoop Lawrence of Southport b. c. 1814 Connecticut son of Fred and Lydia Lawrence. Enumerated in Campbell, Steuben County, New Yrok in 1870 and 1880, farmer.
Fred Lawrence b. c. 1862 New York.
Stella M. Lawrence b. c. 1864 New York.
Louis Lawrence b. c. 1873 New York.
Miss Orpah Wells Thompson, for many years a resident of this city, died at the home, 328 Irving Place, Sunday at 6 p.m. after an illness of more than a year. Miss Thompson was born near Jobs Corners, PA in
1836. She began teaching in the country near her home when quite young. Later she came to Elmira where she studied in Miss Clarrisa Thurston's Private Academy for Young Women. Later she was a student in Elmira College. Miss Thompson was a teacher in School No. Four a period of forty-five years
and retired from active teaching in 1909. As a teacher she was respected by both pupils and fellow teachers for her wonderful understanding of children and for her quiet and unassuming manner of performing the routine duties in an unusually efficient manner. Miss Thompson by her beauty of character and her quiet influence had been a potent influence for good in molding the characters of many of the men and women of Elmira who were fortunate enough to be her pupils. During her long life in Elmira Miss Thompson was a devoted and useful member of the Park Church and was a close friend of the Rev.
Thomas Beecher and Mrs. Beecher. She is survived by a niece, Miss Stella M. Lawrence with whom she had lived and nephews Frederick M. Lawrence of this city and Louis E. Lawrence of Detroit, Mich. The funeral will be announced later (obituary).
TICKNER (sometimes Ticknor)
Joel B. Tickner b. c. 1805 New York and wife, Sarah b. c. 1825 Pennsylvania enumerated 1850 census of Wells where they continued to reside. Residence was in southern Wells north of Coryland. Joel d. 16 Aug 1873 72y (ts) Coryland Cemetery. Will (Bradford County probate 2603) of Joel dated 16 Aug 1873 Wells, named son, Willard; daughter, Mary Jane Quell; son, Harrison B., under twenty one; son, Willard Tickner and D. N. Lawrence, executors. Admitted to probate 23 Apr 1874. D. N. Lawrence renounced his right to administer and requested Willard Tickner, 27 Apr 1874. Inventory taken 13 May filed 14 May 1874.
1. Mary Jane Tickner b. 7 Apr 1846 m. James Gordon Queal.
2. Willard Tickner m. Francelia Sturdevant.
3. Harrison B. Tickner b. c. 1860.
Wealthy Tickner b. c. 1770 New York (age 70 in 1850) enumerated in 1850 with Charles and Ervilla Beers family. Funeral of old Mrs. Tickner, age 87, preached by Rev. Joel Jewell 23 Mar 1865 at Beckwith School House (diary of Rev. Joel Jewell). Wealthy presumed to be the mother of Ervilla and Joel.
Charles Tillinghast b. 6 July 1795 Albany, New York son of Charles Tillinghast
and Catherine Lamb m. Jerusha Hatfield b. 5 Mar 1800 Westchester County,
New York. Enumerated in Reading, Steuben County, New York in 1820 with
two males under age ten (b. 1811-20), one male of age sixteen and under
age twenty six (b. 1795-1804), and one female of age sixteen and under
age twenty six (b. 1795-1804). Enumerated in Reading in 1830 with one male
under age five (b. 1826-30), one male of age five and under age ten (b.
1821-25), two males of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1816-20), one
male of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1791-1800), two females under
age five (b. 1826-30), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25),
and one female of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10). Her brother
Robert Hatfield and family enumerated a few households away. Charles and
Jerusha sold their property in Reading 17 May 1836 and removed to Jackson
Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Enumerated in Jackson in 1840 with
one male under age five (b. 1836-40), one male of age five and under age
ten (b. 1831-35), one male of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1821-25),
two males of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1811-20), one male of
age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800), 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 fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1821-25),
and one female of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800). Enumerated
in Jackson in 1850, farmer. Charles d. 5 Feb 1865 Millerton, Jackson Township,
Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Jerusha d. 20 Mar 1882.
1. Charles Tillinghast b. 22 Jan 1818 Watkins, Schuyler County, New York.
2. John Lamb Tillinghast b. 28 Jan 1820.
3. Robert Tillinghast b. 25 Feb 1822.
4. Catherine Tillinghast b. 6 May 1824 New York m. John W. Hoffman and she d. 4 June 1870.
5. Mary Tillinghast b. 7 Oct 1826 m. John Cleveland.
6. son b. 1828-30 (1830 census enumeration) d. young.
7. daughter b. 1828-30 (1830 census enumeration) d. young.
8. George L. Tillinghast b. 25 Oct 1832 New York.
9. Eliza Tillinghast b. 2 Aug 1834 New York m. Lyman Miller.
10. William Tillinghast b. 25 May 1838 Jackson
11. Jerusha Tillinghast b. 27 Apr 1840 d. 1840.
12. Jerusha Tillinghast b. 30 Apr 1841 Jackson.
13. Susan Tillinghast b. 13 Aug 1843 Jackson m. John W. Hoffman and she d. 31 Jan 1920 Millerton.
1. Charles Tillinghast b. 22 Jan 1818 m. Maria Louisa Deming b. 28 Nov 1825 Saratoga, New York. Charles d. 14 May 1895 Millerton and Maria d. 6 May 1896 Millerton.
Margaret Tillinghast b. 1844 Jackson.
Frank S. Tillinghast b. 1846 Jackson m. Frances Jones b. 1850 d. 1871 and he d. 7 July 1900.
Sarah Elizabeth Tillinghast b. 1848 Jackson.
William Ambrose Tillinghast b. 2 Apr 1850 Jackson m. 1 Jan 1877 in Millerton, Maria L. Friends b. 14 Sept 1847. William d. 12 Sept 1918 Campbell, New York and she d. 13 Nov 1920 Campbell.
Nettie J. Tillinghast b. 1855 Jackson.
Ellen Tillinghast b. 1859 Jackson.
Nellie Tillinghast b. 1860 Jackson d. 1872 Millerton.
Charles L. Tillinghast b. 1866 Jackson d. 1952.
2 John Lamb Tillinghast b. 28 Jan 1820 m. Margaret Sloan b. 1820
(2)Clarissa Wilson b. 1837 Jackson widow of his brother Robert. John and
Clarissa enumerated in Wells in 1870, farmer. John d. Jan 1901 Watkins
Glen, New York. Clarissa d. 1927 Jackson.
William Henry Tillinghast b. 1844.
Edwin Tillinghast b. 22 Apr 1848 Millerton d. Feb 1849 Millerton.
Delos Tillinghast b. c. 1859.
Dell Tillinghast (daughter) b. c. 1862.
Mertie B. Tillinghast b. c. 1864.
Maud Tillinghast b. c. 1869.
3. Robert Tillinghast b. 25 Feb 1822 m. Clarissa Wilson b. 1837.
Clarissa m. (2)John D. Tillinghast.
8. George Tillinghast b. 25 Oct 1832 New York m. Mary Stewart.
Melvin Tillinghast d. Mitchell Mills.
Emma Tillinghast b. 21 June 1872 m. C. E. Norton and she d. 26 Aug 1893 21y of measles
Della Tillinghast d. Elmira, New York.
10. William Tillinghast b. 25 May 1838 Jackson m. 4 May 1862 Amelia Wilson b. 1839 Jackson. Amelia d. 1880. William m. 6 Nov 1883 in Elmira, New York (2)Fanny Seeley Kolb b. 1853. William d. 1916 Elmira, New York.
Jay Buren Tillinghast m. Hattie Kinner.
Etta Tillinghast m. Daniel Miller.
Harry Clayton Tillinghast b. 21 Dec 1865 m. Marie Retan (2)Louise M. Cavanaugh b. 14 Aug 1888 Sioux City, Iowa d. 4 Feb 1956 Chicago, Illinois and he d. 4 Aug 1956 Los Angeles, California.
Laura Tillinghast b. May 1886 d. 7 Apr 1887.
Leah Susan Tillinghast b. 14 Feb 1889 Jackson m. Frank J. Hamilton (2)Ernest Benjamin.
12. Jerusha Tillinghast b. 30 Apr 1841 m. Samuel Elston Kirkendall
b. 29 Mar 1834 Oak Hill, Town of Barton, Tioga County, New York. Samuel
d. 1879 and Jerusha d. 1895 Millerton.
Ella May Kirkendall b. 1864 Millerton d. 1875 Millerton.
Francis Joseph Kirkendall b. 1879 Millerton d. 1879 Millerton.
William Tubbs b. 17 Mar 1805 son of Hamilton Tubbs and Abigail Hammond m. 11 Mar 1829 Olive Ingals b. 13 June 1804 daughter of James Ingals and Abigail Slade of Wells. William first appears on the 1836 assessment list of Wells. They removed to Fairfield Township, Lenawee County, Michigan where they were enumerated in 1845, 1850, and 1860. William d. 26 May 1866 and Olive d. 4 Nov 1868 Lenawee County buried Lowe Cemetery, Fairfield, Lenawee County.
1. Abigail Tubbs b. 29 Jan 1831 m. 20 Mar 1853 Riley Nash and
she d. 26 May 1911.
2. Helen Maria Tubbs b. 29 Jan 1836 m. 16 Nov 1854 Charles M. Waring.
3. Henry M. Tubbs b. 27 May 1839 m. 28 May 1856 Harriet Kinyon.
4. James Tubbs b. 9 May 1841 d. 26 Sept 1847.
Foster Updyke b. 8 Aug 1778 Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey son of Jacob Updyke and Anna Savage who removed from Somerset County, New Jersey to Updyke settlement at Enfield, Tompkins County, New York. Evidently, related to the Barber family, since Foster was called "uncle" by the Brewer family and Justus Garrison and Phebe Barber named a son, Foster. Foster m. Nancy Skelhorn b. 9 Nov 1785 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They removed from Tompkins County, New York before 1830 to Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Foster d. 3 Oct 1845 67y 1m 26d (ts) and Nancy d. 28 June 1847 61y 7m 19d (ts) Jobs Corners Cemetery, Jackson Township.
1. William Updyke b. 10 Sept 1802.
2. Richard Updyke b. 18 Feb 1804 m. Emma Stillwell and he d. 1878.
3. Theodorus Updyke b. 1805 m. Mary Gray and he d. 1847.
4. John Updyke b. perhaps 1807 (1830 census enumeration of Wells, age 20 and under 30).
5. Foster Updyke b. 1808 m. Pamelia Cooper and he d. 8 May 1830 21y 5m (ts) Old Daggett Burying Ground, Daggett, Jackson Township.
6. Samantha Updyke b. 1810 m. Warren Wells and she d. 1848.
7. Harriet Updyke b. 18 Nov 1812 m. William Garrison.
8. Eliza Updyke b. 29 Dec 1814 m. Benjamin Wells and she d. 1874.
9. Chester C. Updyke b. 2 Dec 1816.
10. Clark A. Updyke b. 1818 m. Ellen Lake and he d. 1883.
11. Reuben Updyke b. 1821 m. Catherine Cornell (2)Phebe A. Ameigh and he d. 1877.
12. Eliza Ann Updyke b. 1823 m. Jacob Sheive.
13. Phebe A. Updyke b. 10 Aug 1826.
9. Chester C. Updyke b. 2 Dec 1816 m. Juliett Furman b. c. 1822. Resided Judson Hill, Wells Township on west side of main road. Chester d. 10 Mar 1870 53y 3m 8d (ts) and Juliett d. 1 Feb 1872 (ts) Judson Hill Cemetery.
Fanny Updyke b. c. 1841 m. Sylvester Davey son of Norman and Jeanette
Davey and she d. young, buried beside parents at Judson Hill.
Henry F. Updyke b. 26 Aug 1843 d. 1 Feb 1865 (ts) Judson Hill Cemetery.
Savellin Updyke (male) b. c. 1846.
13. Phebe A. Updyke b. 10 Aug 1826 m. 26 Feb 1848 Orrin B. Wells and he d. 1868. Phebe d. 1 July 1896 at Jackson Summit, Jackson Township, the last survivor of her brothers and sisters. Mother of six children, three living when she died. She was buried at Daggett (Millerton Advocate obituary and ts).
Mrs. John Lain of Jackson Summit.
C. S. Wells of Trenton, New Jersey.
W. O. Wells of Trenton, New Jersey.
John Updike b. c. 1830 Pennsylvania enumerated 1860 census of Wells residing northeast Wells. Wife, Laura b. c. 1832 Pennsylvania. Richard Updike b. c. 1839 in household.
1. Foster Updike b. c. 1855.
Henrietta Updyke b. 13 Feb 1836 m. John Newbry. Buried Watson Cemetery, Roseville, Pennsylvania.
Mary Ann Updike of Jackson Township m. 3 Jan 1850 (Tioga Eagle, Jan 9, 1850), Martin Johnson of Rutland.
William L. Valleau b. 26 Nov 1815 m. 26 July 1832 in the town of Veteran, Chemung County, New York, Mary Compton of Veteran. William first appears on the 1839 assessment list of Wells. William d. 6 Oct 1886 (ts) and Mary d. 1 Sept 1895 68y 10m 22d (ts) Fairview Cemetery, Granger Township, Medina County, Ohio.
Elias VanAuken b. Dec 1757 Minisink, Orange County, New York, enlisted June 1776 at Minisink during the Revolutionary War where he resided. Resided Beech Woods, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and then removed to near Ithaca, New York. Elias first appears on the 1820 census enumeration of Wells and first appears on the 1821 asessment of Wells with a notation on the 1822 assessment of “moved out.” In the 1820 enumeration there were two males over the age of 45, a female over the age of 45, and a male under the age of 10 in the household. On 16 Oct 1832, Elias was residing at Howard, Steuben County, New York (pension file S11599).
William Vandecar settled in 1850's in Hammond Creek Valley on east side of main road between state line and Millerton.
Dennis Vandine enumerated 1830 census of Wells, of age thirty and under age forty, with a family. He does not appear on any of the assessment lists during that period. Evidently removed from the town.
Jacob Vannoy m. Maria Ayers b. c. 1814 daughter of Enoch Ayers and Catherine Hoppaugh. Maria and two of her children were enumerated with her parents in 1850 in Frankford Township, Sussex County, New Jersey. Maria and children removed to Wells Township in 1855 from Sussex County. Maria was a sister of Catherine Killgore and John Ayers who also removed to Wells Township. Maria became a member of the Presbyterian Church at Aspinwall (now Coryland) in 1855. Maria d. 25 (obituary) or 26 (Killgore bible) Oct 1880.
Died at Columbia Cross Roads, Oct. 25, of general debility, Mrs. Maria Vannoy, aged 65 years (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, October 28, 1880).
1. John J. Vannoy b. 14 Sept 1834.
2. Sidney Vannoy.
3. Jefferson Vannoy b. 1838.
4. Jane Vannoy b. 26 Oct 1841.
5. Jacob R. Vannoy b. 25 Dec 1842 Sandyston Township, Sussex County.
1. John J. Vannoy b. 14 Sept 1834, teacher and farmer, removed to Columbia Township from Wells, m. Sept 1861Harriet R. Baker b. 2 Nov 1841 daughter of Isaac Baker and Susan Shepard. Harriet was raised by her aunt Mehitable Shepard wife of George Kymer after the death of her mother and was enumerated in Mount Morris, Livingston County, New York in 1850 in the household of George Kymer and Mehitable Shepard. The Vannoys removed in 1870 to West Burlington, Bradford County. Harriet d. 18 Nov 1883. John m. Oct 1885 (2)Miriam Kymer b. 1828 daughter of George Kymer and Mehitable Shepard. John d. 30 Mar 1895 buried with Harriet in Hilton Cemetery. Miriam d. 1909 buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Troy, Pennsylvania with her father.
3. Jefferson Vannoy b. 1838 served Company G, 11th Pennsylvania
Cavalry, during Civil War, m. Sarah E. Bloom b. 1847. Jefferson d. 1905
and Sarah d. 1925 buried Hilton Cemetery.
4. Jane Vannoy b. 26 Oct 1841 m. C. G. McClelland b. 24 Oct 1831. Jane d. 10 Feb 1886 (ts) and C. G. d. 28 Feb 1895 (ts) Fries Cemetery, Columbia Township.
5. Jacob R. Vannoy b. 25 Dec 1842 served Company F, 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry during Civil War m. 23 Oct 1866 (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania) Rosa J. Upham b. 13 Sept 1845 daughter of Leonard Upham and Caroline Loomis. Resided East Troy, Bradford County. Rosa d. 3 May 1891 (ts). Second wife, Terressa O. b. 1844 d. 1912 (ts) and Jacob d. 4 Feb 1913 (ts) Hilton Cemetery.
Fred P. Vannoy.
Leon O. Vannoy.
John VanSciver b. c. 1795/7 New York son of Abraham VanSciver (VanSchuyven) and wife Mary who settled in Hector, Tompkins (that portion that became Schuyler) County, New York m. Catharine Cusick b. 5 Dec 1801. Enumerated in Hector, Tompkins County, New York in 1820 as John Van Scyver, next to the household of Abraham Van Scyver, with one male of age sixteen and under age twenty six (b. 1795-1804), one female under age ten (b. 1811-20), and one female of age sixteen and under age twenty six (b. 1795-1804). Enumerated 1825 state census in Hector with two males and three females in the household with one of the females married and under age forty five and one of the females single and under age sixteen. The 1825 state census also indicated there was a male death within the household during the preceeding year. This may refer to John’s father and the other female in the household in 1825 was probably his mother. Enumerated in Hector in 1830 with two males under age five (b. 1826-30), one male of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), one male of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1791-1800), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), one female of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10) and one female of age seventy and under age eighty (b. 1751-60). They removed from Hector, Tompkins (that portion that became Schuyler) County, New York and first appear on the 1838 assessment list of Wells. Enumerated 1840 census of Wells with one male under age five (b. 1836-40), one male of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35), two males of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30), one male of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1821-25), one male of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800), one male of age fifty and under age sixty (b. 1781-90), one female under age five (b. 1836-40), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35), one female of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1821-25), and one female of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1801-10). Resided southwest Wells near the Brewer and Prutsman families. Enumerated 1850 census of Wells, farmer. Thomas d. 1853. Catherine and some of her children removed with many other families from Wells and nearby townships to Portage County, Wisconsin, perhaps in 1855 when the main party of settlers removed there. Catherine was enumerated in Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1860 with children, Hiram, Mary Ann, and John in the household and enumerated next to her brother John Cusick and family. Catherine enumerated in Amherst in 1870, daughter Mary Ann and Sarah Ann McLauglin residing with her with daughter Sally Wilson and her family and son John VanSciver and his family enumerated in next households. Catherine was enumerated in the household of son John in Amherst in 1880. Catharine d. 28 Jan 1887 85y 1m 23d (ts) Greenwood Cemetery, Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin.
1. Mariah VanSciver b. 16 Sept 1819 d. 23 Apr 1821.
2. Hiram B. VanSciver b. 5 Sept 1821.
3. Sarah M. VanSciverr b. 2 Dec 1823 Hector, New York m. James Wilson of Wells, removed to Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin.
4. Peter Thomas VanSciver b. 16 May 1826.
5. Abraham VanSciver b. 27 Dec 1828.
6. Mary Ann VanSciver b. 22 Feb 1831.
7. Andrew Jackson VanSciver b. 1 Aug 1833 New York.
8. daughter b. 1836-40.
9. John VanSciver b. 16 Nov 1838 Wells Township.
10. George VanSciver b. 6 May 1841 Wells Township.
2. Hiram B. VanSciver b. 5 Sept 1821 m. 31 Aug 1845 (Elmira Gazette, September 11, 1845) in Southport, Chemung County, New York, Esther Lewis of Wells b. May 1830 Massachusetts daughter of Stephen Y. and Johanna Lewis of Wells. Esther had m. 9 May 1844 (Elmira Gazette, May 16, 1844) at Daggett, James Madison Pettingell, divorced. Enumerated in Southport in 1850, farmer. Hiram was enumerated in Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1860, farmer, his widowed mother and sister Mary and son John residing with him. Hiram and Esther divorced. Hiram m. (2)Maria Allen b. Aug 1829 Ohio. Farmer, enumerated in New Hope, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1870; Lannark, Portage County in 1880. Maria was a widow in 1900, residence in Amherst, mother of four children, and enumerated as a town pauper. Esther was boarding at 309 Norton Street, Elmira, New York in 1878, and listed as “widow of Hiram VanSkiver,” daughter Mary, dressmaker, residing with her. Enumerated at 309 Norton Street, Elmira, New York in 1880, widowed/divorced, daughter Mary residing with her. In the 1880 directory of Elmira, residing at 309 Norton, “widow of Hiram VanSkiver;” 1882 directory, same. Esther m. 7 Sept 1882 (Methodist Church record) Thomas Lytle of Wells. Thomas d. 15 Apr 1885 Wells (Bradford County probate). Esther enumerated with daughter Mary and husband at 558 East Water Street, Elmira, New York in 1900, mother of four children, four living. Esther d. 1908 (ts) Daggett Cemetery, Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
Children of Hiram and Esther:
John VanSciver b. c. 1846 enumerated with father in Amherst in 1860.
Amanda VanSciver b. c. 1847 enumerated with uncle John VanSciver in Amherst in 1870.
Mary J. VanSciver b. Feb 1849 enumerated with mother in 1880, dressmaker, m. c. 1882 Frederick Hamilton b. Sept 1840. Enumerated in rental house at 558 East Water Street, Elmira, New York in 1900, house painter. No children.
Children of Hiram and Maria:
Olive A. VanSciver b. c. 1861.
George VanSciver b. c. 1866.
Albert VanSciver b. c. 1868.
Elsie J. VanSciver b. c. 1872.
4. Peter Thomas VanSciver b. 26 May 1826. Enumerated in Wells in 1870, farm laborer, with wife Philena Spencer b. July c. 1838 Pennsylvania daughter of Samuel and Eliza Spencer of Wells. Enumerated in Wells in 1880, farmer. Thomas d. 6 July 1893 67y 1m 20d (ts). Philena enumerated in Southport, Chemung County, New York in 1900, widow, mother of two children. Philena d. Feb 1905 67y (ts) Mosherville Cemetery.
15. Mary Belle VanSciver b. c. 1865 Pennsylvania.
16. daughter b. c. 1871.
5. Abraham VanSciver, known as Abram, b. 27 Dec 1828 m. Caroline Moore b. c. 1837-38 Wells daugher of Israel Moore and Julia Ann Pettingill. Abraham was among a list of men from Wells drafted at Towanda on 16 Oct 1862 during the Civil War. Abraham served in Company G, 171st PA Regiment. Farmer, enumerated in Wells in 1870 and 1880. Abram d. 6 Oct 1896 67y (ts and Mansfield Advertiser, Mansfield, Pennsylvania, October 14, 1896) Mosherville Cemetery. Caroline d. 28 July 1898 61y of consumption (Bradford County death record). Funeral at Mosherville Church. Survived by sons, Frank and George Edwin; sister, Mary Osman; brothers, John Moore of Wells and Frank and Charles Moore in the west (obituary).
17. George Edwin VanSciver b. June 1866.
18. Frank M. VanSciver b. July 1872.
6. Mary Ann VanSciver b. 22 Feb 1831 m. James McLaughlin. Enumerated with mother in Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1860 and 1870. Residing in household of daughter in 1880 in Amherst. Mary Ann d. Amherst.
19. Sarah Ann McLaughlin b. Feb 1857 m. Estil Wilson, resided Lake, Price County, Wisconsin in 1900.
9. John VanSkiver b. 16 Nov 1838 was enumerated in Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1860, farmer, m. Sarah Elizabeth Childs b. c. 1847 Wisconsin. Farmer, enumerated in Amherst, Portage County in 1870. Niece, Amanda VanSciver b. c. 1847-48 Pennsylvania enumerated in household. Sarah d. 30 Oct 1875 28y 11m 27d (ts) Greenwood Cemetery, Amherst. John m. 1877 in Lannark, Portage County, Wisconsin, (2)Carrie E. Howard b. June 1858 Wisconsin. Enumerated in Amherst in 1880 and 1900, Carrie mother of four children, three living in 1900. John d. 27 Aug 1926 and Carrie d. 1934 buried Greenwood Cemetery.
Children of John and Elizabeth:
20. Alma VanSkiver b. 26 Feb 1870 d. 27 June 1872 2y 4m 1d (ts) Greenwood Cemetery.
21. Ella May VanSkiver b. 7 Dec 1872 d. 27 Feb 1889 16y 2m 20d (ts) Greenwood Cemetery.
22. Sarah G. VanSkiver b. 1875.
Children of John and Carrie:
23. Stella Myrtle VanSkiver b. Dec 1879.
24. Madge L. VanSkiver b. Aug 1884.
25. Perry VanSkiver b. Dec 1889 d. 3 Feb 1890 1m 21d (ts) Greenwood Cemetery.
26. John Lyal VanSkiver b. Sept 1896 d. 1982 (ts) Greenwood Cemetery.
17. George Edwin VanSciver b. June 1866 and wife May b. June 1869 Pennsylvania were m. c. 1891. Enumerated in Wells in 1900, day laborer, brother Frank residing with them.
Lillian VanSciver b. June 1892.
18. Frank M. VanSciver b. July 1872 and wife Emily L. b. 1875 enumerated in Wells in 1910, laborer, m. c. 1900. Enumerated in Wells in 1910. Frank d. 1926 (ts) and Emily d. 1937 (ts) Mosherville Cemetery.
Elsie L. VanSciver b. 23 Apr 1902 (Bradford County birth record).
Edith D. VanSciver b. c. 1905.
Dorothy E. VanSciver b. c. 1909.
John VanWert b. c. 1785/6, a soldier in the War of 1812, and wife Hannah b. c. 1787 were enumerated in Hardyston, Sussex County, New Jersey in 1830. They removed in the early 1830’s to Wells. Their son William had preceded them to Wells two years earlier. They resided in southeastern Wells on what became the Morris Shepard farm. Enumerated in Wells in 1850. John Vanwert, age 73, married, farmer, d. June 1859/60 of dropsy (1860 Wells township mortality schedule).
1. William VanWert b. c. 1810.
2. Sarah Ann VanWert b. c. 1814 m. Joseph O. Gordon as his second wife.
3. John VanWert b. c. 1819.
4. son b. 1821-25.
5. Mary E. VanWert b. 1826-30 m. 11 Apr 1846 Neri Shuart.
1. William VanWert b. c. 1810 m. Catherine McCann b. c. 1811. They removed in the 1830’s to South Creek from Sussex County, New Jersey, traveling in a lumber wagon in company with Jehiel Ayres and Thomas Ferguson families. Enumerated in South Creek Township in 1850. William was a carpenter and farmer and d. 16/18 Mar 1874 age 64 at Fassett, South Creek Township and Catherine d. 1877 buried Gillett Cemetery.
Sarah A. VanWert b. c. 1834 New Jersey.
Catherine VanWert b. c. 1836 New York.
John A. VanWert b. 26 July 1838 Veteran, Chemung County, New York was a carpenter and served in the Civil War in Company G 171 PA militia and Company L 1st NY Cavalry, m. 29 Dec 1869 Martha Cook of South Creek Township daughter of Ammon and Alice Cook and she d. 1870. John m. 6 Dec 1884 (2)Mary Jane Smith widow of Benjamin Smith. John d. 16 Nov 1911 (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
Hannah VanWert b. c. 1842 Bradford County.
Mary VanWert b. c. 1848.
3. John VanWert b. c. 1819 was enumerated in Wells in 1850 residing with parents, m. Emily Budd b. c. 1826 daughter of Albion Budd and Aminta Gernert of Columbia. Enumerated in Wells in 1860, 1870, and 1880.
Hannah A. VanWert b. 1860.
William H. VanWert b. 1845 was enumerated with his grandparents, John
and Hannah VanWert in Wells in 1850 and was a son of William or John, served
Civil War, enumerated in Wells in 1870, d. 18 Mar 1927 buried Gillett.
Wife, Nancy d. 26 Nov 1878 25y (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
Catherine VanWert b. 1847 d. 19 July 1898 51y 6m 19d (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
Aaron Voorhees m. Hannah Morris.
1. Ellen Voorhees b. 1796.
2. Aaron Voorhees b. 7 Sept 1797.
3. Sarah Voorhees b. 9 Aug 1800.
4. Charles Voorhees b. 10 Apr 1806 New Jersey.
5. Hannah Voorhees b. c. 1808.
6. Ann Voorhees b. c. 1810.
7. Catherine Voorhees b. c. 1812.
2. Aaron Voorhees b. 7 Sept 1797 m. 6 Mar 1820 in Morris County, New Jersey, Margaret Reed b. 8 Aug 1802. Aaron first appears on the 1829 assessment list of Wells. Aaron d. 27 June 1831 (ts) and Margaret d. 29 Oct 1881 (ts) Daggett Cemetery, Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
8. Ellen Voorhees b. 1821 m. Isaac Searles b. 1818 d. 1868. She
d. 1883 Daggett Cemetery.
9. John M. Voorhees b. 22 Feb 1823.
10. Charles Voorhees b. 15 Apr 1825.
11. Mary S. Voorhees b. 11 Mar 1827 Rutherford, New Jersey.
4. Charles Voorhees b. 10 Apr 1806 first appears on the 1830 assessment of Wells, acquiring property of Luman Goff, and was enumerated in Wells in 1830 with a wife. Charles m. Mary Goff daughter of Bethuel Goff and Mary Fox of Wells. Enumerated in Homer, Medina County, Ohio in 1840 with a wife b. 1811-20 and three children in the household. Mary d. 12 June 1848 32y 9m 24d (ts) McCoy Cemetery, Homer Township. Her parents died later and were buried with her. Charles had a second wife Matilda b. c. 1819 in the 1850 census enumeration of Homer Township.
Mary Voorhees b. c. 1831.
Jared Voorhees b. c. 1832.
Albert Voorhees b. c. 1834.
Aaron Voorhees b. c. 1836.
Onen Voorhees b. c. 1848 enumerated with Isaac Judson and Clarissa Goff in 1850 perhaps a son.
9. John M. Voorhees b. 22 Feb 1823 m. Nancy M. Ayers b. 8 Feb 1835 daughter of John A. and Catherine Ayers. Nancy d. 21 Mar 1896 (ts) and John d. 29 Feb 1904 (ts) buried Daggett Cemetery.
J. Ellis Voorhees b. 1859 d. 1922 (ts) and wife Mattie b. 1864 d. 1919 (ts) Daggett Cemetery.
10. Charles Voorhees b. 15 Apr 1825 m. Julia Ann Shephard b. 23 Dec 1833 daughter of Jesse Shepard and Mary Holton. Julia d. 18 June 1886 (ts). Charles was a doctor and d. 23 Apr 1893 (ts) buried Daggett Cemetery.
Belle Voorhees b. c. 1858, doctor, m. an Aldrich who was a teacher,
resided New York city..
Shepard Voorhees b. 1860.
Grant Voorhees, doctor.
Mettie Voorhees m. William Sheive, resided Philadelphia.
Charles Voorhees m. Emma French, resided Philadelphia.
Jesse Voorhees m. a Daggett, resided Philadelphia.
Pearl Voorhees m. Dr. John Nye, resided Indiana.
11. Mary S. Voorhees b. 11 Mar 1827 m. Dr. Nathaniel Smith b.
13 Jan 1823. Mary was a member of the Pine City Baptist Church d. 17 Sept
1900 Millerton, Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania and Nathaniel
Smith d. 23 Sept 1907 buried Daggett.
Lillie S. Smith d. 7 May 1876 12y 7m 11d (ts) Daggett Cemetery.
Dix W. Smith, attorney in Elmira, New York.
Frank Smith, doctor in Millerton.