Tioga County, New York
1996 GenWeb Queries

Kelvin Kean Fri Dec 27 10:49:04 1996
VAN DUSEN/DEUZEN/DEUSEN, etc. I'm looking for information on ancestors of Stephen Mack Van Dusen (spelling can vary) (1810-1869). Family history says he was born in Davenport, Delaware County and died in Union, Broome County. Am also looking for ancestors of his wife's grandfather, Stephen MACK, who was reported to have been a judge in Owego, Tioga County. I have no dates on him. I would welcome any information. I can be reached at kkean@ix.netcom.com.



Dick Root Wed Dec 11 1996
Request any info on Hugh McGILLIVRAY, b 1800 NY, d Mar 21,1872. Wife Elizabeth Chambers, b 1805 NY. Children: Abram, Isaac, Archibald, Rachel, Mary Eliz. Residents of Tompkins County. Note: parts of present-day Tompkins were part of Tioga at that time.



Pam Jeans Sun Dec 8 1996
Searching for information about my father and step-mother. Albert Steve JERIN was born Jan 18, 1924 in Pennsylvania. He died on Nov 9, 1987 in Owego, Tioga Co., NY. He married twice the first time to Lois Louise DAWSON of Pennsylvania, the second to Juanita SEWARD of Tioga Co., NY. Juanita W. SEWARD was murdered in her home by two 16 yr olds. She died Sept 17, 1989. She was a long time resident of Owego and was a member of the VFW Women's Auxillary. She was retired from Endicott Johnson Corp, with 40 yrs of service. She and Albert raised a girl, Debbie XXX. Who was she? Juanita left two brothers Harold MARSHALL of Owego, and Fenton Marshall of Warren Center. She and Albert are buried in Hope Cemetery, Newark Valley.



Sherlene Belden Mon Dec 2 1996
I am searching for a birth record for John Albert MUSSULMAN, born in Cayuga Co, NY (I don't know what city or township), in 1824. His parents are Tobias Mussulman and Susanna SNYDER, who I am also interested in finding information on. It appears Susanna died in NY (maybe Tioga Co) before 1843 because Tobias married an Arminda JOHNSON-GODFREY (daughter of Samual and Anna Johnson) and their first child was born in 1843. John's sibling's are Stephen, Margaret, Susan, and Jacob. Any help would be appreciated.



Gwen Tue Nov 26 1996
Need the addresses, phone nos. and/or E-mail addresses of the following County Courthouses to try to obtain the Indices of Probate/Wills 1870 up to 1900. Or if that is not the proper place to obtain - where should I write and any idea of cost?
Counties Probate/Wills indices needed: Tioga, Schuyler, Broome and Chemung. Thanks for any information you can furnish. Gwen.



Mary Donahue Sun Nov 17 1996
I am researching the following names in the Binghamton, Cortland, Syracuse areas:
FORD: Alvin, Roy, Leroy,Cora
TAFT: Lyn and Eva
ROGERS: Grace, Edith C.
I would appreciate any information. Sincerely, Mary.



Vicki Titus Fri Nov 15 1996
Three TRYON families were living in Coxsackie during the last half of the 1700's - Benjamin, Petrus and Jochum according to census records and records of the Dutch Reform Church of Coxsackie. (I suspect Benjamin, Peter and John were the English equivalents). John's wife was Catherina Van SLYCK. Peter's wife was Rachel DEDERICK and Benjamin's wife was Magtel (maiden name unk). Any info you could supply on the connection between these three men would be appreciated. Benjamin Tryon removed from Greene Co to Tioga/Tompkins Co. NY and eventually settled in MI with a wife named Mercy. However, I think she is his 2nd wife. Any info on Benjamin Jr's wives would also be appreciated. Thank you. Vicki Titus



Jerry Reed Tue Nov 12 1996
Seek any information about Rev. James H. KIDDER, Rector of St. Pauls Church (Episcopal) Owego, NY. I know he was there at the church between Mar 29, 1888 and Mar 20, 1905. I have copies of letters written by him to other Kidder family members seeking genealogical information on the Kidder Family on those dates.



Pamela Jeans Sun Nov 10 08:15:44 1996
I am trying to gather any information on my father or his family. He was Albert Steve JERIN married for the second time to a Juanita SEWARD. They lived in Owego, Tioga County, New York. He is buried in Owego, Tioga County, New York. He died November 9, 1987 and was buried in Hope Cemetary, Newark Valley, New York. I wrote for information from the cemetary but got nothing. I would like to know anything I can find out about him. Juanita SEWARD was murdered there in her home September 17, 1989 by two 16 year old kids. I would like to know about her and a girl they took care of named Debbie XXX.



R.E.ROOT Sun Nov 3 1996
Looking for anyone researching McGILLIVRAY line. Most interested in Hugh or Ellsworth, Tompkins County. Town of Caroline, Newfield or Ithaca.



Michael Baird Sat Nov 2 1996
Daniel BAIRD, b. May 6, 1806, Tioga County, NY. Married Charlotte FIELD of Worcester County, MA, Dec 20, 1832. Daniel died March, 1866 in Sublette, Lee County, IL.



PHILLIP GREEN Sun Oct 20 1996
I am Phillip L. Green. I am looking for mother and father and grandmother and grandfather for Timothy GREENE. Mr. Timothy Greene lived and died at Newark Valley, Tioga County, N.Y., may have came from Rhode Island, part of surgeon John Greene's family.

Nathaniel Greene, birth unknown, had Timothy Greene, who was born circa 1822, and died date unknown at age unknown. He married Harriet M. HOUGHTALING date unknown, who was born circa 1824 and died date unknown at age unknown. Timothy Greene and Harriet M. Houghtaling had the following children:



Gwen Mecum Hunt Sun Oct 13 1996
Searching for MANNING and SKINNER originally in the Alpine, Schuyler Co. area and Spencer, Tioga Co. and Elmira, Chemung Co. Lee Manning, b. 1863, d. 1941 married Emma Skinner, b. 1864, d. 1949, Elmira, NY.



Gwen Bray Tue Oct 8 1996
Looking for land deed, any transactions for A. H. LEWIS and E. A. Lewis, husband and wife, and daughter Mary Imogene PAGE.



Dorothey Sherman Sun Oct 6 1996
Researching James DOUGLASS, b 1723, where?, resided in the Town of Montgomery abt. 1750; wife was Elizabeth ?. Eight known children:

William is my line. I need to know name of wife, and where married. Who were James Sr's parents? James Sr. relocated to Harpersfield, Delaware Co., abt 1783. Need Elizabeth's maiden name. Was James Sr. brother to William Douglass, in Walkill during same time period? Thank You.



Penny Kresl Thu Sep 26 1996
I am looking for descendants of John SERGENT or SERGEANT b. 1802, Chenango Co, NY. John was twin brother to my ggg-grandfather James Sergeant who pioneered to WI in 1846. John m. Isabelle JACOX in 1826, and settled in Butternuts Township, Otsego Co, NY. They had 10 children. Their names:



Gwen Mecum Hunt Sat Sep 7 1996
Seeking any information on my grandparents & ggrandparents. Grandparents:

Great grandparents: Belle KNOWLES m. _______HAYDEN. Belle Hayden lived alone in Montour Falls, NY most of her adult life. Have no further information on the above two. Thank you for any help you can give me. Gwen Mecum Hunt, P.O. Box 66, Templeton, CA 93465




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