Seymour Coleman COGSHALL

Male 1841 - 1907  (66 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Seymour Coleman COGSHALL was born 31 May 1841, Oakland County, Michigan (son of Henry COGSHALL and Minerva HAIGHT); died 4 Jun 1907, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1850, Living with parents in Lapeer, Lapeer Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1894, Living in Algoma, Kent Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1900, Living in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan

    Seymour married Martha Jane TOMLINSON 16 May 1865, Sandoval, Illinois. Martha was born 27 Jul 1840, Rock Castle, Wilson Co., Tennessee; died 30 Aug 1905. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Charles H. COGSHALL was born 2 Feb 1866, Centralia, Illinois; died 8 Dec 1937, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan.
    2. Cora Belle COGSHALL was born Jul 1877.
    3. Frank E. COGSHALL was born Oct 1884, Michigan.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry COGSHALL was born 19 Dec 1811, Fairfield County, Connecticut (son of Archibald COGSHALL and Abigail SLAWSON); died 18 May 1896, Kent City, Kent County, Michigan.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1850, Living in Lapeer, Lapeer Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1860, Living in Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1870, Living in Bowne, Kent Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1880, Living in Sparta, Kent Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1894, Living in Tyrone,Kent Co., Michigan

    Notes:

    Name:
    History of Kent County, Michigan:

    Henry Cogshall was born Dc. 19, 1811, in Fairfield Co., Conn.; is son of Archibald and Abigail Cogshall. he came to this State in 1839. he was converted to Christianity early in life and was made a licensed preacher in the M.E. Church; was afterward ordained Deacon and subsequently an Elder; has been in the ministry 40 years; has been located as follows: four years in Oakland county, five years in Lapeer county, returned to Oakland county and remained until 1866, one year in Barry county, two years in Sparta, one year at Baron, two in Midland county, two years at Cannonsburg, one year at Sand Lake, and settled in Sparta where he has since resided. He owns 40 acres of choice land on sec. 14. He was married Jan. 10, 1833, to Minerva Haight, born March 2, 1817 in Ontario Co., NY. They have five children living--Margaret, Abigail, Seymour C., William H. and David B. Mr. Cogshall has been a member of the Masonic order for 30 years. His parents removed to Charlton, Saratoga Co., NY, when he was but a year old, where he grew to manhood. His father's farm lay on the line between Saratoga and Schenectady counties. Postoffice, Sparta Center.

    Henry married Minerva HAIGHT 10 Jan 1833. Minerva was born 2 Mar 1817, Ontario County, New York; died 7 Jan 1885, Sparta, Kent Co., Michigan. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Minerva HAIGHT was born 2 Mar 1817, Ontario County, New York; died 7 Jan 1885, Sparta, Kent Co., Michigan.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1850, Living with husband in Lapeer, Lapeer Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1860, Living with husband in Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1870, Living with husband in Bowne, Kent Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1880, Living with husband in Sparta, Kent Co., Michigan

    Children:
    1. Margaret COGSHALL was born 28 Apr 1834, Glenville, Schenectady Co., New York; died 1904, Denver, Colorado; was buried , Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado.
    2. Abigail COGSHALL was born 9 Oct 1836, Michigan; died 31 Jul 1916, Sparta, Kent Co., Michigan; was buried , Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta, Kent Co., Michigan.
    3. 1. Seymour Coleman COGSHALL was born 31 May 1841, Oakland County, Michigan; died 4 Jun 1907, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
    4. William Henry COGSHALL was born 6 May 1845, Michigan; died 1927, Jackson County, Missouri; was buried , Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson Co. Missouri.
    5. David Bird COGSHALL was born 31 Oct 1853, Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan; died 15 Feb 1921, Joplin, Jasper Co., Missouri; was buried , Forest Park Cemetery, Joplin, Jasper Co., Missouri.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Archibald COGSHALL was born 11 May 1790, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (son of Dunlap COGGESHALL and Hannah HAIT); died 31 Aug 1850, Groveland, Michigan; was buried , Mount Bethel Cemetery, Ortonville, Oakland Co., Michigan.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1850, Living in Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan

    Notes:

    Name:
    The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

    Archibald was a Methodist Episcopal preacher and worked as a cooper. He moved from Connecticut in 1811 to a farm in the Town of Glenville, Schenectady County, New York. Archibald was listed on the 1820 census of that town with four males under age 10. He moved, with his wife, two daughters, and one son, to Groveland Township, Oakland Co., Michigan, in 1840, where he joined sons Bela and Henry, who had moved there in 1836 and 1839, respectively. Archibald and Abigail were listed on the 1850 census of Groveland Township with two apparent daughters, Betsy, age 23, and Abigal, age 13, both born in New York. Abigail was listed in the 1860 census in the household of Betsey Bird, age 33, in Groveland Township, and in 1870 she was in the household of Bela Cogshall, a 54 year old lawyer, in Holly Township, Oakland County, Michigan. That Esther Cornell was a daughter of this couple is proved by Esther's death record, which lists her parents as Archibald Cogshall and Abigal Slosson.

    Archibald married Abigail SLAWSON Abt 1812. Abigail (daughter of Israel SLAUSON and Mary DUFREES) was born 03 May 1791, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 31 Jan 1876, Kent City, Kent County, Michigan. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Abigail SLAWSON was born 03 May 1791, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Israel SLAUSON and Mary DUFREES); died 31 Jan 1876, Kent City, Kent County, Michigan.

    Other Events:

    • Census: 1850, Living with husband in Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1860, Living with daughter Betsey Bird, in Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan
    • Census: 1870, Living with son, Bela, in Holly, Oakland Co., Michigan

    Children:
    1. 2. Henry COGSHALL was born 19 Dec 1811, Fairfield County, Connecticut; died 18 May 1896, Kent City, Kent County, Michigan.
    2. Bela COGSHALL, Sr. was born 16 Feb 1816, Glenville, Schenectady Co., New York; died 21 Oct 1881, Holly, Oakland Co., Michigan; was buried , Lakeside Cemetery, Holly, Oakland Co., Michigan.
    3. Betsey COGGESHALL was born 22 Mar 1826, Glenville, Schenectady Co., New York; died 2 Dec 1867, Groveland, Oakland Co., Michigan.
    4. Abigal COGGESHALL was born Abt 1837, New York.
    5. Martin COGSHALL was born 19 Oct 1818, Glenville, Schenectady Co., New York; died 11 Aug 1848, Michigan; was buried , Mount Bethel Cemetery, Ortonville, Oakland Co., Michigan.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Dunlap COGGESHALL was born 12 Jun 1747, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (son of Benjamin COGGESHALL and Elizabeth DUNLOP); died Aft 26 May 1814, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: Abt 1744
    • Death: 28 Dec 1808, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut

    Notes:

    Name:
    The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

    Hannah's father, David Hait of Stamford, sold a one-quarter interest in sixty-seven acres to Dunlapp Cogshall of Stamford 21 Mar 1785....

    Dunlap Coggshall was enumerated in the 1800 census of Stamford with one male under age 10, one male 10-16, two males 16-26, one male over 45, one female under 10, and one female over 45. He was listed in the 1810 census of New Canaan with one male age 10-16, one male over 45, and one female over 45.

    Hannah received "the upper new grown Buckwheat lot and white wood meadow" from her father's estate. On 23 march 1811 Dunlap and Hannah Coggshall of New Canaan quitclaimed to Frederick Hait their rights to sixteen acres, "the upper new ground & Buckwheat Lot...specified & given to us by Hannah Coggshall of New Canaan quitclaimed one and one-half acres to her nephew Henry Hait, bounded by lands of Scudder Warring, Frederick Hait, and other lands of Henry.

    Dunlap married Hannah HAIT 07 Dec 1769, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Hannah (daughter of David HAIT and Hannah CRISSEY) was born 24 Jun 1752, Stamford, Fairfield Co.,Connecticut; died Aft 26 May 1814, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Hannah HAIT was born 24 Jun 1752, Stamford, Fairfield Co.,Connecticut (daughter of David HAIT and Hannah CRISSEY); died Aft 26 May 1814, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. David Hait COGGESHALL was born 26 Aug 1770, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 7 Mar 1843, Groton, Tompkins Co., New York.
    2. Hannah COGGESHALL was born 26 Feb 1772, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Sarah COGGESHALL was born 23 Oct 1773, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Crissey COGGESHALL was born 30 Jun 1775, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 20 Oct 1857, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York; was buried , Dantown Cemetery, Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., New York.
    5. Polly COGGESHALL was born 15 Sep 1777, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 05 May 1861, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Simsbury Cemetery, Stamford, Connecticut.
    6. Dunlap COGGESHALL was born 29 Jul 1779, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died , New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Aaron COGGESHALL was born 22 Feb 1782, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 1832, New York.
    8. Daniel COGGESHALL was born 29 Feb 1784, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Archibald COGGESHALL was born 25 Feb 1786, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 6 Jun 1786, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    10. Archibald COGGESHALL was born 13 Dec 1787, Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; died 19 Jul 1789, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut.
    11. 4. Archibald COGSHALL was born 11 May 1790, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 31 Aug 1850, Groveland, Michigan; was buried , Mount Bethel Cemetery, Ortonville, Oakland Co., Michigan.
    12. Anne COGGESHALL was born 26 May 1792, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 10 Jul 1862.
    13. Frederick COGGESHALL was born 22 Jul 1795, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 26 Nov 1863, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio.

  3. 10.  Israel SLAUSONIsrael SLAUSON was born 11 Jun 1758, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (son of Eleazer SLASON and Sarah RAYMOND); died 12 Dec 1835, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Titicus Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Name: Israel Slason
    • Birth: Abt 1758, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
    • Baptism: 11 Jun 1758, New Canaan, Fairfield County,Connecticut

    Israel married Mary DUFREES 09 Sep 1783, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Mary (daughter of John DUFREES and Mary ?) was born 17 Nov 1764, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 02 May 1843, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Titicus Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary DUFREESMary DUFREES was born 17 Nov 1764, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (daughter of John DUFREES and Mary ?); died 02 May 1843, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Titicus Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: 11 Jun 1758, New Canaan, Conn.

    Children:
    1. Mary SLAUSON was born 17 Jan 1785, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Elizabeth SLAUSON was born 30 Apr 1786, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 13 Mar 1862, Darien, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; was buried , Noroton River Cemetery, Darien, Connecticut.
    3. Sarah SLAUSON was born 27 Jan 1788, Stamford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; died 11 Apr 1840.
    4. Rachel SLAUSON was born 10 Sep 1789, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 19 Dec 1862, New York; was buried , Sarles Cemetery, Westchester Co., New York.
    5. 5. Abigail SLAWSON was born 03 May 1791, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 31 Jan 1876, Kent City, Kent County, Michigan.
    6. John Dufrees SLAUSON was born 24 Jun 1793, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 07 Sep 1871, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; was buried , Parade Hill Cemetery, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.
    7. Lewis SLAUSON was born 10 Aug 1795, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut; died 5 Nov 1863, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; was buried , Scott's Cemetery, Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut.
    8. Esther SLAUSON was born 21 Jun 1797, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Betsey SLAUSON was born 26 May 1801, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 05 Dec 1888, New Canaan, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; was buried , Pound Ridge Cemetery.