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Surname Information Date Posted
JACKSON Several of us are trying to develop a list of all the descendants of James Jackson 1775-1811. If you would like to participate in this group effort, intended to share information on a non-commercial basis, please contact either Taryn DiTomasso, tarynditomasso@gmail.com of Onondaga County or Karl F Miller, karlFmiller@yahoo.com, of Philadelphia, PA. Both are descendants of James Jackson 1775-1811. 09/09/20
Blake/Valleto/Vallto/Valto
I am looking for my lost Aunt, Nila A. Blake. Born June 11, 1898 in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont. Father: Frank Oliver Blake. Lived in Syracuse, NY. She was working as an assembler at a manufacturing plant nearby. She married Frank Valleto/Vallto/Valto in Fayetteville, Onondaga, NY, he was a machinist from Italy, July 10, 1913. They had a son, Patrick, circa 1916. They were divorced before 1920. The 1920 census with Frank and Patrick shows they were divorced, he was boarding. No other leads. I would like to find out what happened to her. My grandfather was Frank Oliver Blake, he died in 1933 and is buried at the Onondaga/Syracuse Cemetery.
Reply to George Raymond Blake: grblake@pacbell.net 
08/26/20
MARSHALL/MERCIER
Looking for information on my 3rd great grandfather, John Moses Marshall. Born in Nova Scotia in 1844. Became a U.S. citizen at Dannemora, Clinton County, New York on Oct 16, 1866. In 1870 resided in Plattsburg, Clinton County, New York. Had 3 children with first wife, Julia Delia Frenier (1844-1873). Had 2 children with 2nd wife and my 3rd great grandmother, Christiana (Tessier) Tacy, born 1856. John Moses usually went by Moses Marshall. Last name may have been originally Mercier which was changed to Marshall when he came to the U.S. Any information would be so greatly appreciated.
Reply to Lori Buckley: lorib819@yahoo.com 
08/14/20
BARRETT
I am looking for my father's obituary. His name was William Francis Barrett, born 12/15/1916 in New Jersey. He died 8/26/1974 in Brooklyn NY. He was married to Lillian Tubelsky. He is buried in the Long Island National Cemetery. Any help would be appreciated.
Reply to Helen Morse: Morse110@yahoo.com
08/04/20
CASE/CHASE
I'm trying to find the father of Lorenzo Anderson Case/Chase. Lorenzo was born about 1840 (according to one family tree) in Cayuga County. Lorenzo's mother's name was Harriet. I believe Lorenzo's father died about 1843. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Reply to JP: jpm271@aol.com
07/22/20
GORTON/GORDON
I am looking for any information about my 3x great grandmother, Edith Gorton or Gordon. She was born in October, 1793 in Rhode Island and is buried in Clarkview Cemetery in Edinburgh, New York. Her date of death is 21 Feb 1832. She married John Henry Pittenger and they had 3 boys, Simeon, Samuel, and my 2x great grandfather Joseph Johnston Pittenger. I know that Simeon and Joseph moved to Michigan, where they died. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
Reply to John Holman: lholman91@wowway.com
07/05/20
TRAYNOR
I'm looking for information on the families of my grandparents. Frederick William Traynor, born in 1891 in Malone. Parent's names were Patrick and Nellie, (Burns). Also Gertrude Alice Murtagh, born in 1894 in Malone. Her father was Patrick James Murtagh. He was a carpenter/contractor. Her mother was Mary Ellen, (Carney). Fredrick and Gertrude were married in Malone on the 20th of June, 1917.
Reply to Mary Ellen Osowski from: meosowski@hotmail.com. 
05/28/20
T KEARNAN OR KIERNAN
Seeking info on Thomas KEARNAN (KIERNAN) alias Thomas McCarl during Civil War and his wife, Hannah maiden name possibly Donaldson or Brown. Both born Northern Ireland about 1840. Seeking specific birthplace, marriage info, ship name. Lived in Mentz in 1870. Thomas died 1884. Hannah died 1912. Both buried in Port Byron.
Reply to Maureen Kearnan from: mkearnan@aol.com
04/22/20
BRYAN
Trying to find more info for Emily BRYAN, (2 Jul 1823, Whitestown, Oneida Co, NY - May 1863, Floyd, Oneida C, NY). She married Isaac Watson on 1 Jan 1845 in Rome, NY. Looking for her parents, marriage certificate, death certificate.
Reply csmith7254@yahoo.com  Thanks.
4/22/20
CULVER
Looking to tie William CULVER, born in 1802 in Scipio, to his Revolutionary War Patriot father Joseph CULVER. Joseph was married to Rebecca Root. William married Susan Kirby in Dec 1825 (possibly in Scipio). Susan was daughter of Silas Kirby and Deborah Crapo. Joseph died in 1849 and is buried in Eddy Cemetery, Scipio. Seeking birth and marriage records for William.
Reply to Karen Standley, karenst236@gmail.com
03/27/20
IVINS
My gg-grandfather, John IVINS was from New Jersey, born in 1822. He worked for the railroad and by 1853 was in New York, married to Caroline HICKOCK. Their daughter, SARRAH JOSEPHINE was born 3 Dec 1853 at Plasterville (North Norwich), Chenango County. By 1856 the family was in Illinois. I would like to find any information that may be available on them.
Paul Frost  pefrost@comcast.net
02/25/20
MAXWELL
Looking for genealogical data on my ggggrandfather Thompson MAXWELL Jr. (or 2) b. 1771 in New Hampshire. He lived in New York in Mexico, the bennington area, and in the Finger Lake Region. Thanks for any help you might give me Malcom G, Maxwell. I have a birth date but nothing else concrete although have census documents which I believe to be him. (no confirmation)
Replies to mgmpa27@gmail.com  
01/19/20
MOORE
Looking for someone to assist an ailing Sarah Ann Link Moore in organizing and entering her husband's genealogy into a secure and accessible storage device. Spouse is Charles MOORE. His parents were John Moore (1918-2009) and Janet Jackson (1919-2018). Paternal grandparents were Oliver Moore and Elsie Bond. Maternal grandparents were Charles Jackson and Janet Mack.
If interested in helping Ms. Moore please contact Charles Moore, cmmoore@twcny.rr.com or at 315-637-9338.
01/19/20
LINK
Looking for someone to assist an ailing Sarah Ann LINK Moore (former director of the Fayetteville Library) in organizing and entering her family genealogy into a secure and accessible storage device. Sarah is the daughter of Gordon Link (1913-1998) and Elva Bobst (1913-2006). She is the paternal granddaugter of James Link and Annie Gillis and the maternal granddaugter of Alfred Bobst and Mabel Gerhardt.
If interested in helping Ms. Moore please contact Charles Moore, cmmoore@twcny.rr.com or at 315-637-9338.
01/19/20
ROTH
Seeking the parents of Maria ROTH, who was born in Bavaria in 1839 and died in 1886 in Verona, Oneida, New York. She immigrated to New York in 1854, and married Conrad Hafele or Hafley in 1856. They had four children, all born in Oneida County. Their names were Anna Barbara, born 1859, George Page, born 1863, Julia, born 1866, and Jacob, born 1869. I would also like to find out the town in Bavaria where Maria ROTH was born.
Please reply to Karen White at kwhite.karenl@gmail.com
01/07/20
BREWER
Seeking parents & siblings of Philander BREWER, born 1808 in NY (date and town unknown), died 31 December 1891 in Venice, Cayuga, NY. Also looking for maiden name, parents, and siblings of Philander's wife Lydia P, born 24 Oct 1812 in NY (town unknown), died 30 Jun 1854 in Genoa, Cayuga, NY.
Reply to Van Brewer, vbrew021@gmail.com
01/02/20
HOLSTEIN/SCHATZ
Seeking marriage details c.1886-1891 for Joseph Samuel HOLSTEIN, woodcarver, & Etta (Yetta) SCHATZ, milliner (b. July 1869 NYC or CT; parents Nathan & Pauline). Joseph, born 1864, arrived from Warsaw in Syracuse c. 1885-88. First child Pauline b. 3 April 1892 Syracuse. Have tried NYSDOH records 1888-1891, Ancestry, FamilySearch, Fultonhistory.
Reply to Ronald Killian, ronskillian@comcast.net.
12/24/19
JOHANSSON
Seeking information on Johan Alfred JOHANSSON, DOB 24 July 1872 and his sister Ida Maria JOHANSSON, DOB 23 April 1874. Parents were Johan August Johansson and Johanna Jonsdotter of Wexio-Vaxjo, Sweden. Johan Alfred arrived in New York 25 Mar 1891 aboard the Wyoming, Ida arrived in New York 12 June 1893 aboard the Aurania. Final destination for both was Canada. They may have lived in Pittsfield, NY and Chicago, Illinois before arriving at final destination.
Reply to Joann Robbins, joannrobbins@gmail.com  
 
12/21/19
SCOTT
Seeking William MacDonald SCOTT Born: 03/04/1918 in Utica, NY. He was taken/adopted from his birth family from 1918-1920 in Frankfork, Little Falls or Utica, NY. In 1920 NYCensus he was with Burton Mosher family (wife Mary) in Little Falls, NY as William Mosher. In 1925 NYCensus he was with family of Frank Pearson family (wife Mary), Warren, NY. His birth parents were Alexander and Edith (Proctor) Scott.
Reply to Ingrid Florman, ingridflorman@sbcglobal.net, Cell: 314-740-7924 
10/11/19
ROBERTS
I am looking for information on my 4th great-grandfather, John L. ROBERTS. He was born about 1770 in what later became Onondaga County. He married Isabella HUBBARD, and his son, John N ROBERTS, who was my 3rd great-grandfather, along with his siblings, were born in Manlius. John N ROBERTS later moved to Moreau, Saratoga, along with his father, I believe, and lived there in 1849, the year John L. ROBERTS died. John L. ROBERTS had a brother named Phinehas ROBERTS. John L and Phinehas ROBERTS parents were David and Abiah ROBERTS. I would like to find out where David and Abiah ROBERTS came from, and who their parents were. Phinehas ROBERTS was born in Connecticut, which leads me to believe that his parents were from there also.
Submitted by Karen White kwhite.karenl@gmail.com 
 
POOLER
Seeking information on the Pooler family. Specifically Harvey G POOLER. I find a Ruben POOLER from Locke and Reuben goes to OH around the same time a group of Poolers are making their way to Wisconsin via OH. I don't know for sure that Harvey is from Locke. The Poolers show up in several counties in Central NY. Harvey would have been born sometime around 1810-1812. I don't believe that Harvey is the same person as Gaylord of Herkimer County.
Submitted by Debby Tewes from:  debyt@sbcglobal.net
09/12/19
DOWNS
Noah DOWNS b. 1 March 1762 Maine/Mass. D. Parma, Monroe Co., 30 July 1841; married Margaret _____. Noah was a Rev. War Vet. Resident of Deering, NH, Tinmouth and Bennington, VT, Herkimer and Monroe Co, NY. Need b. place and proof of ancestry of Noah and Margaret.
Submitted by Thomas Burger Tburgergen@aol.com
04/10/18
HAYFORD/
RILEY/
MURRAY
Sylvester HAYFORD b. Farmington, CT. 21 May 1787, son of John and Elizabeth (RILEY) HAYFORD. He married Abigail MURRAY. Sylvester died Savannah, Ga. John, Elizabeth and Abigail all died Champlain, Clinton Co., NY. Need RILEY ancestors of Elizabeth, Murray and of Abigail.
Submitted by Thomas Burger Tburgergen@aol.com
04/10/18
PHILLIPS/BURGER/
VAN DER BOGERT
Rhoda PHILLIPS b. 6 October 1798, Saratoga Co., NY, married John BURGER (VAN DER BOGERT) b. 1794 Columbia County, d. 1877 Greece, Monroe Co., NY Rhoda d. 3 June 1871 Greece, NY. Need PHILLIPS ancestry of Rhoda.
Submitted by Thomas Burger tburgergen@aol.com
04/10/18
BEACH
Seeking parents of Thaddeus BEACH born about 1766, married Amy Merrill, settled in Fabius, NY. Lived in Stephentown, NY. Thaddeus died 1836. They had 7 children; Lucia, Esther, Candace, Hiram, Almira, John Merrill and Sally Maria. Believed to have been born in CT.
Submitted by Scott Beach, 1223 Westmoreland Av., Syracuse, NY 13210, Beach_S99@hotmail.com
01/17/17
DUNN
Seeking parents of Chauncey DUNN, born circa 1824. Married Mary Jane Johnson circa 1848. Lived in Lee Center, Oneida, NY. They had 3 children; Jeremiah C., Vileria and Reynolds J., Mary Jane died 1863. Chauncey married Minerva Hoisington in 1864 and they lived in Constantia, Oswego, NY. They had one child Arthur. Minerva died before 1870. No records fr Chauncey after 1865 census.
Submitted by Karen L. Barker, 54 Oak Knoll Dr., Matawan, NJ 07747, klbarker1@verizon.net   
01/17/17
ROBBINS
Seeking information about Joseph ROBBINS, born 1764, Halfmoon, Albany Co., NY, as identified in the 1790 U.S. Census (Bloomfield, Ontario County, NY, as identified in the 1800 U.S. Census). Grandson, Russell was born in Avon, Livingston Co., NY in 1819. Objective is to find the date and location of birth, marriage, and death, and location of his burial. We are interested to learn anything possible about his parents. Our ultimate goal is to find the country of origin of his family.
Submitted by: Larry Coons 18400-41 Overlook Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030-5849, lpyachats@comcast.net  
04/27/16
WANKMILLER
MILLER
Seek information on parents/siblings of Chloe WEST. She was born in 1828 and died in Utica in 1864. In 1847, Chloe married Christopher WANKMILLER/MILLER in New London, NY.
Submitted by: deborah_favata@hotmail.com 
05/25/15
MILLER
POWERS
WOODWARD
Seek information on my great aunt Marietta (Etta) MILLER. At age five, Etta was taken from the Utica Orphanage by Thomas WOODWARD. Before 1875 Etta married Eugene POWERS and lived in the Cortland area until Eugene died. Etta lived and worked in Syracuse as a book agent.
Submitted by deborah_favata@hotmail.com  
05/25/15
TROY/JACKSON
Seeking information on Mary TROY, born ca 1795 in China, NY; died ca 1838 and her husband, William JACKSON born 11 Sept 1787 in Seneca County, NY, died 10 May 1869 in Dundee, MI. According to census information, he was an herbel doctor.
Submitted by: broe@dundee.net
05/03/15

PAYNE

PICKENS

Seeking parents & Siblings of Amos G. PAYNE born 1820 in Columbia, MA or NY, died 1887 Oswego, NY. Amos was a volunteer in the Civil War, Private Co. G. - 189th NY. 1850 census he was listed with wife Louisa G. PICKENS at Granby, Oswego Co., NY. Also Lysander, Onondaga Co., NY. Stepeh PAYNE was also listed living in Granby. 
Submitted by Earleen DeRycke Hderycke1@yahoo.com
02/02/14
KAISER Seeking information/parents of Peter KAISER born April 1830 and wife Julia Ann born 1826, Baden, Wurtemburg. Marriage/Emigration in 1851. Family homestead Lilac and Union Streets, Syracuse. Children: Richard (my great-great grandfather), Johanna Kaiser Gebhart, Peter Jr., Joseph, John. Peter Sr. died __? Julia Ann died March 18, 1904, Syracuse.
Submitted by: Roberta Kaiser Frush, 341 Chestnut Circle, Winthrop Harbor, IL 60096. frushr1@yahoo.com
08/18/13
CULVER Seeking parents and siblings of Charles Henry and Hezekiah CULVER. Charles Henry born 1823 and Hezekiah CULVER born in 1820. Both were born in Waterloo, Seneca County, NY. Death certificate for Charles Henry CULVER lists "Heziah" and "Nancy" Culver as his parents, and Waterloo as his birth place. Hezekian died in 1873 in Waterloo (and was married to Mary Ann Newberry.) Charles Henry died in Phelps, NY in 1901 (and was married to Harriet Newberry Smith).
Submitted by: Jean Culver Bunt, 507 Audrey Street, Longview, TX 75601, jeanbunt@sbcglobal.net
02/12/13
SHAVER Seeking information for Jerusha SHAVER (b abt 1829), wife of John SHAVER (b abt 1827), shown married in 1850 Federal census, living in Guilford, NY. Need any info on her- maiden name, birth, death, marriage, parents, etc. They had several children, including Sarah J. SHAVER Ward, whose daughter's obituary lists her as Sarah Jennings SHAVER Ward.
Submitted by Connie Jacobs, 402 Old Route 38, Owego, NY 13827, Conniej7@frontiernet.net
03/28/12
WILLIAMS Seeking grandparents of John & Leamwell WILLIAMS. B. 1754-Coventry, Kent, RI. (Parents might be John & Elizabeth WILLIAMS). Leamwell (Lemuel) married Abigail Lamb 1777 First Stanford Baptist Church, Bangall, Dutchess, NY. Settled in Van Buren, Onondaga Co., NY. He died 1805 Pompey, Onondaga Co., NY. Married Phebe Tappan: children 10.
Submitted by Earleen DeRycke – 4444 Rt. 31 Clay, NY 13041, Hderrcke1@Yahoo.com (D256)
11/16/11
BARKER
TUBBS
WHIPPLE
Seeking information on the following:  John BARKER b.1790 NY;  John Barker’s wife was Marritta/Maritta, last name unknown, b. 1801 NY.;  Possible first wife Ann (Barker) b: 1787 CT. (Possible children born in Lakeport, Madison County)  Sarah Ann Barker b. 1821; Elizabeth Barker b. 1823; William Barker b: 1827; Samuel W Barker b: 1828; Also researching Henry TUBBS b. 1821 in Rome, Oneida; Married Sara Ann Barker; Daughter Emily Tubbs b: 1844 NY;  Sara WHIPPLE b. 1814 NY married David Barker; Sister was Nancy Whipple b. 1812 NY. 
Submitted by:  Bill Barker, 18519 SE 60th Street, Issaquah, WA 98027; bill@barkerville.net (B575)
8/27/2011
GALVIN, GALIVAN, GALLIVAN Seeking birth place of Maurice GALLIVAN, one of twelve children born (c1848) to Thomas and Catherine Lawler GALLIVAN, County Tipperary, Ireland. Maurice and many of his siblings immigrated to Tipperary Hill area of Syracuse, NY.
Submitted by: M K Buff, 2700 East Lake Road, Skaneateles, NY 13152, MK13152@yahoo.com (B461)
2/16/2010
TAPPAN, RENOLDS Seeking Siblings for John TAPPAN (1756-1818) married Sarah Munson of Morristown N,J./Baldwinsville N.Y. Also would like proof of Marriage of Abraham and Sarah RENOLDS. Siblings: Isabel (Elizabeth) (1752) married John Wilkinison (1740) married at the 1st Pres. church in Hanover Oct 18 1768 Jacob born Nov.16 1753
Submitted by: Earleen DeRycke, HDeRycke1@Yahoo.com ( Note: Use TAPPAN AS Subject) (D256)
1/19/2010
TOWNSEND / SHOEMAKER / WOODEN / WOODIN Looking to prove that Ira B. TOWNSEND born 1810-1815, died 10 Jan 1860 and Martha Cordelia TOWNSEND born 1812 d.10 Aug 1883, both born in Ulster Co., and died in Clyde, Wayne Co. NY, are the 1st son and 1st daughter of Nathan TOWNSEND born 10 Dec 1788 in Dutchess Co., NY died 12 Dec 1853, MI and Mary SHOEMAKER born1788, died 1824 Port Byron/Town of Mentz, Cayuga Co.  Nathan’s parents are Zephaniah TOWNSEND and Sarah WOODEN/WOODIN.
Submitted by: Mary Fish Nitzberg at 8826 Salt Springs Rd., Chittenango, NY 13037-9117, nitzberg@earthlink.net (N093)
3/28/2009
RIPLEY/BLISS/ FOX

Seek information regarding mother of Benjamin RIPLEY. Benjamin was born 1788 in CT, married Clarissa WEBB, died 15 Nov. 1866 in Lorraine, Jefferson Co., NY. Benjamin's father Abraham RIPLEY was in Adams, NY on March 1, 1803 per Child's Gazetteer; he died in Adams in 1835. Some records indicate that Phoebe BLISS was Benjamin's mother. Information received from Jefferson County list's Rachel FOX as Abraham's wife and presumably Benjamin's mother. Was Rachel a second wife?

Submitted by dianalaw@twcny.rr.com

3/28/2009
TABOR/TABER Seeking information on Gardner TABOR/TABER b.1742 in MA, son Jonathan b. 1776 in MA and Jonathan Jr. b. ? in NY who were in Onondaga County ca 1800-1830.  Jonathan's wife, Esther Meeker b. 1778 in CT was reported to be "first death in town (Van Buren),"  date unknown.
Submitted by:  Susan Norvold Aho       norgen@comcast.net (A179)
02/09/09
MANN / GRIPPIN / ACKLEY Armour MANN born before 1765 (Scotland?); in Broome Co., NY 1810. Children: Laura, born 1790, married Phillip GRIPPIN; James, born 1793, married Anna ACKLEY; Apphia, born 1795, married Henry WESTON. Any information appreciated.
Submitted by: Nancy Rodriguez, 4325-54th Street, Sacramento, CA 95820-4141 (R275)
01/25/09
MURPHY / YARINGTON / DECKER ' FORKER / GRIPPIN / HOLLON William MURPHY born 1801 Otsego Co., NY; to Vestal, Broome Co., NY 1827; married Julia Ann YARINGTON. Children born Vestal 1831-1849; John Lamont (married Emeline DECKER); Robert Robinson (married Catharine FORKER); Charles Warren (married Esther GRIPPIN); Esther Emily (married William FORKER); William H. (married Chloe GRIPPIN); George; Mary/Sammary (married John HOLLON). Need parents of William and contact with any descendant of this family.
Submitted by Nanacy Rodriguez, 4325-54th Street, Sacramento, CA 95820-4141 (R275)
01/25/09
MCCONNELL / SCANLON MCCONNELL – seeking any information available re my great grandparents John Thomas MCCONNELLand Margaret SCANLON (Scanlan?) of Syracuse, NY. Residents of 406 Marcellus St in Syracuse per 1870 census. Children John Thomas, Eugene, Mary Elizabeth, Joseph F, George Patrick, Gertrude and Patrick. John died 4 Apr 1910 in Syracuse, Margaret died 7 Mar 1919 also in Syracuse.
Submitted by: Thomas V. McConnell, 6 Castle Ct, Nesconset NY 11767,  631 514 3481 (fax), crestonave@aol.com (M510)
03/03/08
HEWITT Seeking information on George HEWITT and family, m. Lucy? Children Eunice, Lucinda, Angelina, Mariah, Elijah, Horace. Buried George 1854 and Lucy 1862 in Coe Cemetery, Town of Catherine, NY.
Submitted by Sandra Karl, 6915 Woodchuck Hill Rd., Fayetteville, NY 13066 (K192)
12/02/07
DOYLE Seeking information about Richard DOYLE. He had two brothers: John b. 1862 Angola, Erie Co., NY, d. January 25, 1925 Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY and Lawrence DOYLE b. 1867 Silver Creek, Chautauqua Co., NY dl 1950 Canastota, Madison Co., NY. Probably six other siblings.
Submitted by Roberta Kincaid, 365 Shackelton Pt. Rd., Bridgeport, NY 13030 (K145)
11/17/07
MARKEL / LORY Searching legacy of Elizabeth MARKEL and Joshua LORY 4th great grand child of Schoharie Co., NY. John Glenn, Clarence, Austin Jr., Clayton Frank III LORY to achieve a complete family tree line.
Submitted by Earleen DeRycke 4444 Rt. 31 Clay, NY 13041 (D256)
10/24/07
BURDICK / HAOR / HORR Seeking parents of BURDICK sisters both b. in Madison Co., NY. M. brothers HOAR / HORR. Matilda b. 1829 m. Adam,  Eliza Jane m. Matthew listed in 1850 Census Little Falls, Herkimer Co., NY
Submitted by Earleen DeRycke 4444 Rt. 31 Clay, NY 13041 (D256)
10/24/07
BUMP /ALLEN Searching for parents of Lydia BUMP b. 1822, NY or VT, m. about 1839, location unknown, to Solomon ALLEN b. Washington County, NY. Lived in Niagara County, NY then WI & SD.
Submitted by Sue Grable 2104 Black Hills Road, Rio Rancho NM 87124 suegrable@peoplepc.com (G280)
10/24/07