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8751 The most accurate information that we have of Capt. David Godfrey is from a brief sketch of his life, written by his grandson, George Porter Godfrey, and read before a reunion of the Godfrey Family Association in Michigan at their first meeting in 1887: "...He and his brother, with ten or twelve other families emigrated from Cape Cod to Nova Scotia soon after the close of the French and Indian War in consequence of land bounties and other privileges offered by the king of England. there he lost his first wife and married our grandmother, Elizabeth Harris. Following this, he, and a part of the families who had accompanied him, abandoned their land and in 1769, procured an old sloop and turned its prow toward the Colonies. In his youth he was a sailor and made fourteen voyages to the west Indies and several to South America---how many as Captain we have no means of ascertaining..." Capt. David settled near what is now the town of Otisville where he built a house which is still standing in a good state of preservation.

David Godfrey was a soldier in the Continental Army, serving as a Private in Capt. Abraham Cuddeback's Company, Col. James McClaghery's 2nd Regiment of Ulster County Milita. On Aug. 17, 1790, he was included in a large group of men several of whom were Revolutionary soldiers, who, by right of occupancy, were granted a 7000-acre tract of land in the town of Mamakating, ulster county. A Survey return, dated Sept. 10, 1791, lists him as one of the group owning 200 acres.

The records of the OldSchool Baptist Church show that Elizabeth Godfrey was one of the original constituent members when it was organized in 1785. 
GODFREY, Capt. David (I78578)
8752 The name of his first wife and date of his marriage is unknown. He may have married first in England or Virginia. he m. second, 1663, in Boston, Grace (?) Ricks, b. about 1620-1625, the widow of William Ricks who was the son of Robert Ricks of Kenninghall, Co. of Norfolk, Eng. John Davys in 1641 agrees to build a house in Boston, 16 x 14 ft., for tis William Ricks, for the sum of L21.

John Bearse Newcomb of Elgin, Ill., the author and compiler of "Genealogical Memoir of the Newcomb Family, 1874," says: "Of the early history of Capt. Andrew Newcomb comparatively little is known; but from the records information has been obtained by which some idea may be formed of the man who appears to have been the progenitor of the largest branch of the Newcomb family in America. That he was born in England is quite certain; that he emigrated from the west of England, perhaps Devonshire or Wales, nearly all traditions declare. Beside tradition, however, there are other reasons that make it probable that such was the case. The date of his arrival in this country is not definitely known, but is is quite probable that he was among the earliest settlers of New England. First mention of him is made in 1663, in Bost, Mass., when and where he married his second wife, Grace: he was at that time a mariner or sea captain, and it is quite probable that this had been his occupation from youth, although there is no record to show it."

Later research inclines to the opinion that Capt. Newcomb came to America as captain of a sailing vessel, making his first landing perhaps at Barbados and from thence to Virginia. Absence of records in Virginia makes it impossible to verify this opinion.

Records indicate that Capt. Newcomb had not obtained a residence in Boston until after his second marriage, but that soon thereafter he, with his wife, occupied the former residence of William Ricks.... 
NEWCOMB, Capt Andrew (I73706)
8753 The name of his first wife is unknown. DI LIGURIA, Marchese of Piedmont Aledram Marchese (I18955)
8754 The name of his wife or the dates of their death are not on record.

He resided in the north part of Eastham, now Truro, Cape Cod, Mass. january 28, 1701/2, "voted to make inquiry concerning a whale whitch (it is said) Simon Newcomb and Rich Rich cut up at Billingsgate last year." Mr. Newcomb was chosen fence-view in 1702. There was laid out to him in 1711, as one of the proprietors of Truro, two pieces of land--4 acres for his tenement on Lieutenants Island, 2 acres in northeasterly corner and 2 acres northeasterly of Samuel Mayo, Jr's, lot. "A record of the divition of the pond of Moonpoon and the Old Field at Eastern harbor in ye north part of Truro called Moonpoon old field divition as they were laid out and lotted and bounded for ye proprietors thereof on ye fourth day of march 1711-12 the 6th lot fell to Wm. Dyer, Simeon Newcomb and Daniel and Benj. Small," 12 acres. he received, by division other lots of land near the line of Eastham and Truro and near Pamet Point.

His name, as also those of his sons, Simon and Andrew, was signed 12 June 1711 to a petition of the inhabitants of Billingsgate, a village of Eastham, "desiring John Done to go before the governor and seek remedy for difficulties they were subject to." The petition is now on file in Vol. 113, p. 606 of Mass. Archives at Boston...... 
NEWCOMB, Simeon (I73701)
8755 The name of Thomas Huse appears in the list of "Snowshoo men" of Captain Hugh March's company belonging to the North Regiment in Essex for operations against the Indians in 1710. In the Newbury Vital Records he is referred to as Sergeant Thomas Huse. Thomas Huse and his brother William were granted land near Contoocook, NY., in 1739 for service as soldiers in the expedition to Canada in 1690.

thomas Huse was a mason. He left a will dated 15 November 1732, proved December 1734, at which time all his children were living.

The will of Hannah, "widow of Thomas Huse of Newbury," was dated 5 February 1737 and was witnessed by Abel Huse. It was proved 23 May 1737. It mentions her three surviving daughter, Mary Holt, Hannah Hays, and Ruth Burnap, and son Ebenezer.

The following is from Currier's "OULD NEWBURY":

"Doctor Greenland sold property 1665-1666 to Israel Webster.....Mr. Webster owned the place until his death 7 December 1683. The next owner recorded was Thomas Huse, a mason, Mr. Webster's son-in-law. He owned it in 1692; and 6 May 1695, he sold it to John Badger of Newbury for L46---from which it was called Badger's Corner."

HUSE, Thomas (I31503)
8756 The name of Thomas' wife is "unknown". But he had 3 sons; Thomas, John and Joseph. MITCHELL, Thomas (I39993)
8757 The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 1-85, 1600s-1900s. Source (S03470)
8758 The New England and Historical Genealogical register:

In 1683 and 1684, John Austin, Thomas Austin and Elizabeth (Austin) Finch, all of Greenwich, gave receipts to their father-in-law (i.e., stepfather) William Hubbard for their portion of their deceased father JohnAustin's estate. John was probably a commercial tobacco grower, since his inventory contained, "a tobaca wheele, bouls & traies," ad L4 worth of tobacco -- a substantial amount considering his house and land together were valued at L12.

Writing in 1860, James Savage assumed that this was the same John Austin who had appeared briefly in New London, Connecticut, from 1647 to after 1651. While this may be the case, Savage did not mention his source(s) and no records have been found to confirm that this was indeed the same person. the possibility still exists, however, since a John Austin did own land in New London in 1648-49, and apparently sold at least some of it to Samuel Lathrop there sometime before 13 June 1655. John Austin was not in New London after that time, but no evidence has been found (other than the coincidence in timing) that connects him with anyone in Stamford or Greenwich. As already mentioned above, John Austin of Greenwich was certainly not part of the New Haven Austin family.

John Austin was one of eleven Greenwich men who pledged their allegiance to the Colony of New Haven on 6 October 1656. Greenwich itself was loosely connected with the Connecticut Colony, but not recognized as a separate town until May 1665, after the consolidation of the Connecticut and New Haven colonies. Before 1665, Greenwich people appeared as inhabitants of a fairly independent settlement at various times in the records of Stamford, New Haven, and Fairfield (the nearest other Connecticut colony town.) Therefore, in 1657, John Austin's estate was of concern to both colonies. At that time, new Haven had jurisdiction over Stamford, and so John Austin's inventory was recorded in both of those places, as well as in Fairfield. It should be emphasized, however, that John Austin of Greenwich never lived in any of those three places. 
AUSTIN, John (I74518)
8759 The new England Historical and Genealogical Register:

The date of his death has not been found but he was living in Stamford on 9 February 1721/2 when he, "of Stamford...formerly inhabitant & Resident in the Town of Greenwich," sold four acres in Greenwich to Samuel Peck. His wife has often been identified as Hannah Hardy, but Hannah's husband was named Jon Austin not Thomas Austin. The identity of Thomas Austin's wife is unknown.

Thomas Austin owned property and probably lived for a time in the town of Bedford, Westchester County, New York, just over the colony line from Stamford and Greenwich. He was granted land in Bedford at a Bedford town meeting on 23 April 1689 and again on 18 March 1695(/6). But he was called "of Stamford" when he sold a small parcel of land in Bedford to John Copp on 12 November 1703. He sold his remaining property in Bedford and moved back to Stamford about 1704, since in a deed dated at Stamford 1 December 1704, Thomas Austin "of Bedford" sold his three-acre homelot plus three other parcels of Bedford land and his remaining rights to future lands in Bedford to Robert Love of Stamford for an unspecified price.

He was certainly a resident of Stamford on 28 February 1716/7 whe he sold his 2/3 interest in a 5 1/2 acre parcel of land at Heckett's Hill to Isaac Weed....  
AUSTIN, Thomas (I74516)
8760 The New Iberian, January 20, 1974

Mrs. Beulah G. Slawson, 79, of Stilwell in Johnson County, died recently at a hospital in Paola, Kans. She was born in Iberia, Mo., and had lived in the Kansas City area 22 years. Mrs. Slawson was a member of the Iberia Methodist Church.

She leaves three sons, Burl Slawson, Stilwell, Leland Slawson, Belton, and Merle Slawson, Galena, Mo.; a daughter, Mrs. Mabel Feris, Stillwell; a brother, Nim Martin, Garden City in Cass County; two sisters, Mrs. Stella Wall, Iberia and Mrs. Blanche Routon, Prairie Village, Kansas; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Services were held at the Bruce Chapel in Johnson County and burial was in the Johnson County Memorial Gardens.

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Created by: Nancy Arnold Thompson 
MARTIN, Beulah G. (I37985)
8761 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record April, 1933 Vol 64. Source (S03472)
8762 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record January, 1933, Vol 64. Source (S03473)
8763 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record July, 1931 Vol. 62. Source (S03474)
8764 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record October 1933, Vol. 64. Source (S03475)
8765 The New York Genealogical and Biographical record of the Slosson Genealogy states that Charles, son of Jehiel Slosson and Amy Ladd, married his cousin, Sarah M. Bloodgood. She is the daughter of Isaac Bloodgood and Jerusha Ladd. For that reason I am placing Jerusha as the sister of Amy Ladd. Making her the daughter of Cyrus Ladd and Amy Allen. LADD, Jerusha (I34610)
8766 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Genealogies of Long Island Families (Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1987;), Vol. I Albertson-Polhemius
Source (S01781)
8767 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

"Fredrick" Hait enlisted in the Connecticut Militia 6 May 1777 in Greenwich, serving twenty-three days from 13 August to 4 September 1776 in Captain David Hait's Company, Col. John Mead's Regiment, "on the expedition to New York, August 1776, commanded by Lieut. Charles Smith."

Letters of administration for Frederick's estate were granted to William White on 4 October 1814. Joel Waring and Henry Hait 3rd appraised Frederick's estate on 10 October 1814, and an additional inventory was taken on 21 November 1814. His widow, Phoebe Hoyt, was appointed the guardian of their minor son, David Newton Hoyt, on 6 April 1815. William White filed his account on 11 April 1815, and the estate was distributed on 4 May 1815, identifying as heirs the widow; the heirs of Hannah reynolds, "a decd daughter"; daughter Sarah Ayres, wife of Isaac Ayres; and son, David Newton Hait. The distributed land parcels bordered lands of Scudder Warring, Henry Hait, the heirs of David Hait, the heirs of Jeremiah Knapp, and others.  
HAIT, Frederick (I30297)
8768 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. 
COGSHALL, Rev. Archibald (I12369)
8769 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

By his will, Timothy devised all his property to his "only child" Samuel Hoyt reynolds, but if Samuel died without issue, then to the children of Sarah Ayres, "sister of my late wife," and others. His inventory included "a right in an undivided piece of land belonging to the estate of David Hait decd" and "2/3 of the house late the property of Fred Hait decd." 
REYNOLDS, Timothy (I46266)
8770 the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

Creese Cogshall was listed in the 1810, 1820, 1830, and 1840 censuses of the Town o Pound ridge. He was still there in 1850, listed with an apparent son, Charles E., in the latter census. 
COGGESHALL, Crissey (I12377)
8771 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

Dunlap was enumerated on the 1810 census of Fairfield, Fairfield County, and again in 1820, but he was not found after that year. 
COGGESHALL, Dunlap (I12383)
8772 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

Frederick was enumerated on the 1820 and 1830 census of the Town of Pound Ridge. By 1840 he was in Huron County, Ohio, where he was also enumerated in 1850 and 1860. Frederick's will, dated 7 November 1863, named his wife, Harriett; daughters Polina (still a minor), Mary Ann Dibble (widow of Jonathan Dibble, deceased), Emily Perrin (wife of Joseph Perrin), and Hester Chapman (wife of Laurus Chapman); sons Aaron, Enoch ("of weak mind"), and Eri. Frederick had at least one child with Hester Lawrence, his first wife, namely Mary Ann Coggshall, who married first Jonathan Dibble and second Nathan Greer.  
COGGESHALL, Frederick (I12384)
8773 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. 
COGGESHALL, Dunlap (I12382)
8774 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

His widow refused administration of his estate, which was granted instead to Charles H. Sarles of Pound Ridge. Sarles was appointed 7 October 1839 to serve as guardian to David's children, Martha Jane, age 7, and Sarah Matilda, age 4, both of Pound Ridge. In October 1839 Sales petitioned the court for permission to sell David's real estate in Stamford for the benefit of the minors. 
HAIT, David Newton (I74539)
8775 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

In 1810 David H. Cogswell was in the Town of Charlton, Saratoga Co., New York, in a household that appears to contain at least two and possibly three families (three adult males and three adult females, all of similar ages). He was still there in 1820, but by 1830 was in the town of Groton, where he was also listed in 1840. The widowed Lydia Cogswell was with her apparent son David Cogswell (age 40, born in Schenectady County) in Groton in 1850.
COGGESHALL, David Hait (I12381)
8776 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

Jonathan was enumerated in New York City in 1800 and 1810. He was a cabinetmaker and an elder in the Rutgers Street Church. On 26 November 1814 Jonathan ad Sally Cowdrey "of the city of New York" executed a quitclaim to Henry Hait for seven acres bounded by Scudder Warring, the heirs of Frederick Hait, deceased, and other property owned by Henry.

Jonathan called himself an "Inspector of Lumber" and a resident of new York City in his will. He named his heirs as his wife, Sally and his children--Samuel, jane, David M., and Hephzibah." Estate records were not located for Sally (Hait) Cowdrey.  
COWDREY, Jonathan Jr. (I13341)
8777 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

Samuel was an attorney in New York City, who served as an alderman in the Common Council and in the state legislature...... 
COWDREY, Samuel (I74541)
8778 The New York Genealogical and biographical Record:

To distinguish him from an older David Hait in the area, this David was known as "David Hait Jr.," until 1762, when the elder died, and afterwards as "David Hait Sen". He was also known as "Captain David Hait".

In November 1759 the General Assembly of Connecticut appointed David "Hoit" to be a lieutenant of "the military company in the parish of Stanwich." In May 1773 he was appointed "Captain of the company or trainband in the society of Stanwich in the ninth regiment in this Colony." He continued in this role as the revolutionary War began. As shown below, David's sons Aaron and Frederick and his son-in-law Gideon Palmer also served in the 9th Regiment, Frederick in his father's company, but Aaron and Gideon in Captain Smith's. Captain David Hait's company of Col. Mead's 9th regiment marched to New York City 13 August 1776. David requested permission to return home to Connecticut several days after arriving in New York. He said that his wife had died, leaving his family "in Difficult Circumstances." He left his unit believing he had such permission, but was returned as a deserter.

In May 1777, a committee of the Connecticut General Assembly recommended that "David Hait Junr. of Stamford Capt: of a Military Company in sd. Town...ought to be sent for to appear before this Assembly to answer to the...Allegations against (him)." He stood before the committee 1 October 1777, and after hearing his explanation, the General Assembly ordered that Hait "pay the Cost arisen in the premises allowd. to be two pounds, one shilling & six pence cash...that Exn. issue against them...for the same."

He ma be the private David Hait on a company pay roll dated 1779 in Stamford, serving 26-27 February under Captain Reuben Scofield in Mead's 9th Regiment, and on a company pay roll, serving 18 June to 18 July (year not stated) under Captain Reuben Scofield, in the 9th regiment commanded by John Mead. There are other younger David Haits in the area, but this could be the former Captain David Hait, stripped of his rank.

On 3 May 1783 fifty-four "inhabitants of Stamford & Greenwich, within Stanwich Society, in sd State" signed a petition to the General Assembly asking for relief from taxes. they claimed they had suffered losses from "expos(ure) to the continual inroads of the Refugees station'd at Westchester." Among the signers were David Haut and his so Frederick Hait, as well as known neighbors and associates of the Haits: William White, Jacob White, John Todd, John Mackay (a witness to David's will), Jonathan Waring, and Benjamin Brush.

On 18 May 1784 David purchased a tract of confiscated land...

Sylvanus Hait, David's younger brother, was a Loyalist in the Revolutionary War and moved to New Brunswick, Canada, in 1785, where he received a land grant. the confiscation of his estate and that of another brother, James, were recorded among the probate records of Stamford.  
HAIT, Capt David (I30231)
8779 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record:

Nathan enlisted in the 7th Military Company, Col. John Mead's 9th regiment of Connecticut Militia, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, 15 May 1777. Capt. Nathan Olmsted was captured in the Battle of White Plains, and imprisoned in the "Sugar House" in New York City. Lorina and Nathan had three known children: Nathan, Catherine, and Mary Olmsted. 
OLMSTED, Capt Nathan (I74535)
8780 The New York Genealogical and Biographical record: On 23 October 1817 Luther and Mary Ann Dauchy of Ridgefield, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, quitclaimed one and one-half acres to her half-brother's son, Henry Hait. Luther, engaged in manufacturing and noted as a tanner, was enumerated on the 1820 census of Ridgefield, Fairfield County, with two males under 10, one male 26-45, two females under 10, and one female 16-26, who was too young to be Mary Ann. Luther and Mary Ann reportedly had at least one child, Keeler Hoyt Dauchy, born in Stamford, 26 February 1813. DAUCHY, Luther (I74528)
8781 The New York Genealogical and biographical Record: On 26 January 1831 Amos and Esther Mead of Wantage sold their rights to land in Stamford to Henry Hait of Sullivan County New York. It was bounded by lands of Lounsbury Plamer, Martha Knapp, heirs of Frederick Hait, heirs of Scudder Waring, heirs of Timothy Reynolds, and Matthew Sherwood.

Amos Mead was enumerated in the 1830 and 1840 censuses of the Township of Wantage. Amos's and Esthers' alleged son Amos Mead, who later moved to Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, was reportedly born in Wantage Township, in 1803, where he was living in 1850.
MEAD, Amos L. (I38490)
8782 The New York Genealogical and Biographical Register:

Aaron Hait was listed on a revolutionary War militia pay roll dated 20 March 1777 in Greenwich, Connecticut. He had served nineteen days in the 9th Connecticut Militia, Captain Charles Smith's Company, Col. John Mead's Regiment, under the command of General Wooster, and was discharged 28 November 1776. Aaron's father and brother, David and Frederick Hait, and his brother-in-law Gideon Palmer, married to Aaron's sister Mary, also served in the 9th regiment. Gideon, like Aaron, enlisted in Greenwich on the same day, and served in the same company. Other men associated with the David Hait family also served in this unit: Benjamin Brush was ensign, John Todd was drummer, and Jacob White was a fellow private. Captain Charles Smith was "of Stanwich", in Greenwich just over the town line from the Long Ridge area where the Haits resided.

An unpublished and undocumented family history written by Henry Hait's granddaughter-in-law says of Aaron only that he "was a sailor in the English navy." No contemporary evidence regarding this alleged British service has been located, though his patriotic service seems to contradict this tradition.
HAIT, Aaron (I74524)


President of Sheffield Farms Co., Touring with his wife, a victim of Pneumonia.


Began His Career as Driver of a Milk Wagon in New York--Merged Four Milk Companies.

Loton Horton, President of the Sheffield Farms Company since its organization in 1902, and for more than fifty years in the business of supplying milk in new York City, died yesterday at Nice, France, according to a cablegram received by his sons last night. Mr. Horton was 72 years old. He had been visiting in Europe with Mrs. Horton and was planning to return to this country when he was stricken with pneumonia. For several years past he had been troubled with a weak heart, and it is believed that this was a contributing factor to his death.

Mr. Horton's city home was at 135 Central Park West. In addition to his widow, who was Miss Tillie Spleker of Zurich, Switzerland, whom he married in 1917, he is survived by four sons. DanielS., Ralph, Chauncey and Jerome Horton. Mr. Horton was married three times.

Mr. Horton was born on an Orange County (NY) dairy farm in April 1854. His mother died when he was three years old and his father died seven years later. young Loton Horton was bound out to an uncle by marriage, who had agreed to provide a home and educate him in return for the interest on $2500. Loton's share of his father's estate, which was in a savings bank.

The young farmer boy knew nothing of the details of this agreement. He spent his time on the farm doing the chores which seemed never-ending, and as he grew he was doing the work of a full fledged hired man. When 16 years of age young Horton became disgusted with his situation.

He had a long talk with his Uncle "Tim", a brother of his father. The upshot was that he left the farm where he had been working and went to Middletown to live, with the understanding that he was to be permitted to attend school in town.


At the end of the school year young Horton came toNew York city to drive a milk rout for another uncle. The conversation which determined Mr. Horton's future did not seem particularly pregnant with possibilities at the time. His Uncle Chauncey said: "Bub, how'd you like to drive a milk wagon in the city this Summer?"

Loton would and did. Mr. Horton used to take delight in telling of his experiences as a raw, gawky country boy on a city milk route. the only was he remembered his way was to count the blocks and houses, and he said that it was several weeks before he realized that his route crossed and recrossed the same streets.

When his first month's collections were checked up it was found that he had turned in more for one month than preceding drivers had turned to for a three-months period. Young Horton retuned to Middletown for two more sessions of school and at 18 came to the city to take a permanent job on the milk wagon.

When he received his money at the age of 21 he bought a route which he used as capital for joining the partnership of the Slawson Brothers, who were also his uncles. He continued with this concern and in 1901 (?) bought out the business after the death of two of the brothers.

The following year marked the greatest forward step for Mr. Horton in the matter of handling milk. that year marked the consolidation of the Slawson Company, the T.W. Decker company, a business dating back to 1841, the Sheffield Farms Company and the Tuthill's Sheffield Farms Company. the assets of the combination were only $135,000. Today the company has more plants than it had routes in those days.

Louis B. Halsey, a lawyer, who had turned to dairying, operated the Sheffield Farm. he was years ahead of his competitors and in 1897 brought a German chemist to operate the first pasteurization machine. Halsey had developed a herd of pure Jersey cows and was constantly experimenting with better methods of handling. He devised a scheme for freezing blocks of skim milk and putting large block into each can of rich milk. Thus the milk arrived sweet and pure.

Dr. Royal S. Copeland's Tribute

It was this farm which gave the name to the vast organization which now distributes milk throughout New York City. Mr. Horton became interested in the pasteurization process and employed it for his own milk.

Although he had very little formal education Mr. Horton was recognized by his associates as a man with an extraordinary capacity for study. He knew both men and the progress of ideas. he had been at the forefront in all measures to develop better methods of handling and caring for milk for the time it left the farmer until it reached the consumers here.

Mr. Royal S. Copeland paid him high tribute at a dinner in 1922 when Mr. Horton celebrated the anniversary of his fiftieth year in the business when he said, "No man in New York City has done as much to reduce the death rate of children."

Mr. Horton had been under fire several times because of charges that he was at the head of a "milk trust" and artificially controlling prices. The Mayor's Committee conducted an investigation in 1917, and in 1919 there was a Federal, State and city investigation after an increase in prices had been announced.

Mr. Horton also had a prominent part in breaking the strike of drivers in 1921. he obtained an injunction against interference, which stripped the milkmen of the power to harass dealers, and this proved an effective weapon in winning the strike for the company.

Source: New York Times, Dec 16 1926, page 27

Given through e-mail by Joe Chester.

HORTON, Loton (I68489)
8784 The NORTH COUNTRYMAN Thursday April 4,1935
Miss Ina A. Slosson, 60, of West Chazy, passed away Sunday at the home of her brother, R. E. Slosson services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the house with the Rev. A. R. Kay officiating.
Burial was in Riverview Cemetery,Chazy.
Misa Slosson is survived by two brothers: R. E. Slosson, of West Chazy, and W. H. Slosson, of Gary,Ind. Miss Irena Slosson, of Champlain,
is a cousin.  
SLOSSON, Ina Almira (I52789)
8785 The Old church Record gives the date of his birth as Feby. 28, 1651. He made his will Jan. 11, 1675/6, when about to enter the army. He left his property to his cousin, (nephew), Joseph Judd, his sisters, Ruth Howkins, Mary Judd, Sarah Howkins, Elizabeth Howkins, Hannah Howkins and to his niece, Elizabeth Judd. He requested that his will should not be seen until they heard "how it (is) with me wether in this life or noe." Elizabeth and Hannah were his half sisters being daughter of his father by his second wife, Ann Wells, widow of Thomas Thomson. HOWKINS, John (I82938)
8786 The Oswego Daily times Express, Monday Evening, September 7, 1885

DARROW - In Pulaski, Sep 6, Katy, wife of Rial Darrow, aged 84 years. Funeral tuesday at the North Scriba Baptist church at 1:30 o'clock.


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HODGES, Catherine (I28994)
8787 The Oswego Palladium Times, Friday, January 23, 1987

OSWEGO - Ernest F Cliff, 88, husband of Kate (Darrow) Cliff and a resident of 219 E. Bridge St. died Thursday at Oswego Hospital.

Mr. Cliff was born in Scriba and was the son of the late Fred and Mary (Brown) Cliff and resided most of his life in Oswego. Prior to his retirement in 1963, he was employed as a boilermaker with Fitzgibbons Boiler Co.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Kate, are a daughter, Natalie Bitz of Cicero; a brother, Fay Cliff of Oswego, a sister, Mrs. Carrie Audi in of Florida; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, from the Dowdle Funeral Home, the Rev Scott Manier of the Lycoming Methodist Church will officiate.

Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 154 E Fourth St. 
CLIFF, Ernest Frederick (I75605)
8788 The Pardee Genealogy by Donald Lines Jacobus, M.A. Source (S03478)
8789 The Peebles Genealogy by Leslie Peebles, show Jeremiah Wilbur as the son of Nathaniel and Rosanna Wilbur. The Hall Genealogy has Jeremiah as the son of John Wilbur and Mary Barber. Until further research is done, I will be leaving him as the son of John Wilbur.

Soon after their marriage, Jeremiah and Sally Orissa Wilbur moved to Arkwright, Chat. Co., NY, where Jeremiah had purchased a 36 acre farm. They lived there for about 17 years and six of their eight children were born there. In 1842, Jeremiah in company with two of Sally O. Peebles' bros., William F., Jr. and Seth Peebles, moved by wagon train to Branch Co., Mich. Soon after this, we believe in 1843, William F. Peebles, Sr. and wife also moved to Branch Co., Mich., but they went by boat from Dunkirk to Detroit, and then by wagon to Quincy, Michigan. The Peebles families only lived a short time in Branch Co., Mich., and all had moved to Boone Co., Ill. before 1845 or 1846, when we find that Seth and his father had again moved to Green Co., Wisc. where they made their last settlement.

Jeremiah and Sally remained in Quincy, Mich. and both died there. After Jeremiah's death in 1856, Sally kept their farm until the children were all grown up when she sold it to her son, Hart J. Wilbur. Sally lived to be 92 yrs. old and was a fine Christian woman beloved by all who knew her.

Jeremiah Wilbur was a shoemaker as well as a farmer. He kept an account book from time of his marriage until his death in 1856. this covered the years from 1826 to 1842 in Arkwright and from 1842 to 1856 in Quincy, Mich. this book is now the property of Jeremiah's grd-son Jerry F.Wilbur, of St. Petersburg, Fla. Jerry loaned this interesting old book to the writer. It is quite an informative record of the old barter system where little money changed hands. Most accounts were paid in either labor or commodities.

From the records it appears that Jeremiah was something of an herb doctor, as well as shoemaker. There are several notations where he prepared his 'bitters' or 'tonic' for various of his neighbors. A list of the people with whom Jeremiah had dealings is rather an interesting study of the early settlers in Arkwright, NY..... Most shoes sold for about $1.25 per pair unless (you found the leather), in which case the cost was about .75 per pair for shoes..  
WILBUR, Jeremiah (I71238)

Perham, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
Thursday, October 1, 1903
Mrs. Jennie L. Cross, of this place died at her home, on Tuesday afternoon from diabetes. Deceased has been a great sufferer from this disease for the past 26 years and death came as a relief from her sufferings. She was 60 years old at the time of death, and was married 42 years ago to J. C. Cross, who survives her. Two children were born to the couple, but both have been dead a number of years. Mrs. Cross although sick for so many years, bore it bravely, and by her pleasant manner drew about her a large circle of friends. The poor heart broken husband was devotedly attached and is entitled to the sympathy of all in his bereavement. The funeral will be held from the Methodist church today and the remains will be interred in the cemetery at Rush Lake, in the family lot, beside the children.

Created by: Jeanne Pritchett 
LEE, Jennie (I85302)
8791 The Plantagenets

The surname of this remarkable family derives from the nickname borne of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, between 1129 and 1251. Geoffrey, the father of Henry II, wore a spring of flowering broom (Planta genista) as his personal badge.

The first Plantagenet king of England was Henry II, and he is generally regarded as the greatest of them. Thirteen more kings followed him in a dynasty that ruled for 331 years, although for the last 86 years, rival families within the dynasty struggling to seize the crown took the names of Lancaster and York, even though all were Plantagenets. for much of this long period, the kings were involved in costly and largely unproductive wars with France and Scotland, and in power struggles with the over-mighty barons at home. As a dynasty, the Plantagenets made their greatest contribution in the development of English law, especially the unique Common Law, and by sponsoring a splendid architectural heritage.

Henry's succession in 1154 made him lord of a vast empire, and he was equipped with all the intellectual and physical qualities to rule it well. Henry began by destroying the castles built by rebellious barons during Stephen's reign, and then set about regulating the power of the Church. Although the latter years of his reign were plagues by family revolts, his vast empire was still intact when he died in 1189.

When Henry I became King of England in 1154 he was already Count of Anjou and of Touraine, andDuke of Normandy and of Aquitaine. As such, he was lord of an empire that stretched from the Cheviot Hills down to the Pyrenees, his territories in France exceeding even those of the French king. Known as the Angevin Empire (because the country of Anjou lay at its heart), this vast domain was held together by diplomacy and force of arms, and remained intact up to the death of Richard I in 1199.

In 1164 Henry se out various Church reforms in the Constitutions of Clarendon. These included the proposal that the clergy or others associated with the Church, if charged with a criminal offence, should be tried in the civil courts, and tat no appeal could be made to rome without the Kings consent. Despite fierce opposition from the Church, these reforms were adopted. The King quarreled with Thomas a Becket, the Archbishop of Canterbury, over the new laws and, although the two men were reconciled, they again quarreled in 1170. In exasperation, henry cried out: 'Will not someone rid me of this turbulent priest?' Four of Henry's knights responded to the King's outburst and set off for Canterbury, where they pursued the archbishop into his cathedral and murdered him in front of the altar. 
ENGLAND, Henry II 'Curtmantle' King Of (I21330)
8792 The Pumpkin's Roots @ Source (S03480)
8793 The Quincy Daily Whig: 1883 Jan 13

Charles Padelford was arraigned on a charge of curelty to animals. He was engaged in hauling heavy loads of ice with a team of mules with shoulders badly galled. He paid $8 and costs. The mules were put in charge of Dr. Hale, who will attend to them.

The Quincy Daily Whig: 1884 May 01


Yesterday evening CHARLES PADELFORD, who drives an express wagon, came near running over a woman at the Seventh street crossing on Hampshire Street. The fact was reported to Capt. Sliney and Padelford was arrested and charged with reckless driving. Many of the drivers of both hacks and express wagons are too careless in driving across street cossings, and an example should be made of some of them.

The Quincy Daily Whig: 1885 Jul 04


The prisoners' bench was well filled yesterday moprning. Justice Wallin seems to have turned over a new leaf, for on yesterday morning he assessed fines that are more apt to convince peace disturbers that it don't pay to get drunk and raise a disturbance.
C.C. Watson got full of levee whisky and made himself "too numerous to mention." For the fun he had he was asked to pay $25 and costs, and as he had spent all of his money for drink he was compelled to accept a position in the city's quarry, where he will work until he earns $26.50 at $1 per day.
William Lahan, another peace disturber, was fined a like amount, and went to the rockpile with Watson, to keep the latter from being lonesome.
CHARLES PADELFORD was also charged with disturbing the peace, but the charge should have been interfering with an officer. It appears that William and CHARLED PADELFORD were among the excursionist on the steamer Co. Patterson on Wednesday evening. They got into trouble on the boat, which was renewed after the parties left the boat. Constable Tom Harvey was present and arrested William Fees. PADELFORD interfered, and the result was that Fees escaped and PADELFORD was arrested and taken to the station. He was fined $25 and costs. 
PADELFORD, Charles K. (I42474)

Apr 27, 1882, page 8

Sunday night George W. Slauson, one of the oldest and wealthiest citizens, died at his home on Main Street at 9:30 o'clock, after years of sickness. Mr. Slauson, had been afflicted with inflammatory rheumatism nearly twenty years, and the last attack came on about two weeks ago which resulted in the disease going to his brain and death soon followed. He was born in Phillips Town, Putnam Co., NY, on the 10th day of July, 1837. On the 18th day of May 1838, he came to this city with his father, the late Daniel Slauson, who was one of the wealthiest and best known lumberman in the state. He inherited considerable property by the death of his father, which by hard work and perseverance he added largely to, and leaves a fortune of $100,000. He was the owner of large mills and extensive pine lands at Ogantz Bay and other northern pine lands and was also owner of the schooner Fearless. The funeral occurs this Thursday afternoon.

Source: Joe Chester 
SLAUSON, George W. (I50516)
8795 The record of Joshua's life and career is obscure and involved in much uncertainty. It is obvious from a close review of the Plymouth records that he was a man active in affairs, having numerous land deals, indicating that he was a general trade and property man. After his second marriage his relations to his children seem to have been mainly restricted to John, the son, by his wife, Susanna, and gave him the home at Plympton previous to his death. It seems quite likely that Robert and Mary, the children by Mary Gifford, remained in Rhode Island after their mother's death in their uncle's (Yelverton0Gifford) family, where they were reared.[gifford.ged]

Ancestral File Number: 3GN5-KQ 
RANSOM, Joshua (I45885)
8796 The records of the town make several mentions of him in purchases of land, etc. And the minutes of the Friends' Meeting show that he was a member of that society in good standing. On May 1, 1728, he sold his property to Joshua Townsend and soon after appears as a resident of Rye, Westchester County. On August 29, 1766, he made his will, and o September 12 following it was proved. It mentions his sons Thomas and Isaac, daughter Martha, wife of Thomas Park, and Freelove, wife of Thomas Marsh. His wife probably died before 1743.

He was withal a successful farmer and a man highly esteemed by all who knew him. 
CARPENTER, Thomas (I88124)
8797 The Robert Keyes Family of Watertown, Mass., 1633 by Asa Keyes. Source (S03481)
8798 The Salt Lake Tribune
June 22, 2995
page A12

Dorothy Gormley Hilton, 72, passed away June 21, 1995, in St. Mark's Hospital of natural causes.

Born April 15, 1923, in Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, to George F. and Ellen Cater Gormley. Married James W. Hilton, Jr.; later divorced.

Survived by children, Linda (Robert) Bowen; Jim (Paula) Hilton; Ronald (Kate) Hilton; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and many brother and sisters.

Gaveside services will be Friday, June 23, 1995, 3 p.m. at Salt Lake City Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, 2-2:45 p.m. at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State Street.

In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to any services to the Blind.

Posted on Find A Grave:

Created by Burt 
GORMLEY, Dorothy (I81094)
8799 The Seattle Times from December 21 to December 22, 2007

Irene M. Slosson

Irene M. SLOSSON age 80, passed away peacefully on Dec. 18. She was preceded in death by mother, Bertha Ulvund, and husband, Stiles. Children: Ron (Vicki) of Olympia, Rick (Kathy) of Westport, and Sheri of Seattle will miss her dearly. Irene was born on May 29, 1927 in Helena, MT, raised in Anaconda, MT, graduating from A.H.S. in 1946, having enjoyed music and singing in a trio. Stiles and Irene moved to Seattle in 1951. She worked at Seattle First National Bank for several years and then stayed home to raise the family. Grandchildren - Adam, Brianne, Ryan, Greg, Molly, Olivia, and Abby; Great grandchildren - Serenity, Logan, and Payten were a great source of pride and joy to her. Funeral at Columbia Funeral Home, 4567 Rainier Ave. So., December 27, 11:00 a.m. Online guestbook: Visitation: Dec. 26th 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the ALS Association.  
ULVUND, Irene May (I57974)
8800 The second son of James I, Charles never expected to be King, only becoming heir to the throne after the death of his older brother, Henry, in 1612. Charles inherited his father's belief in the Divine Right of Kings and never wavered from that doctrine, even though it caused his own death. As a result, he was obstinate in his political dealings and constantly quarreled with his parliaments, ruling without one for 11 years.

For more than a decade, Charles attempted to rule without Parliament, enforcing the royal prerogative through the Court of Star Chamber and the Court of High Commission. Charles gave these courts arbitrary powers to suppress political and religious opposition to his personal rule. the rivalry between parliament and the monarchy gave rise to the Civil War, one of the greatest upheavals in British history.

The major battle of the Civil War took place outside the town of Naseby in Northamptonshire on 14 June 1645. the 15,000-strong Parliamentary New Model Army, an untried force trained by Oliver Cromwell and led by Cromwell and Thomas Fairfax, faced a Royalist army half its size led by the King. the defeat of the royalist army was decisive in giving victory to Parliament in the Civil War.

In early 1649, Parliament took the decision to try the King for waging war against his kingdom and against Parliament. The trial began on 20 January in Westminster Hall and was held in front of about 50 Members of Parliament. throughout the trial, Charles stubbornly refused to recognize the legality of the court. On 27 January he was found guilty and sentenced to death by execution. The sentence was carried out on 30 January.

Shy and serious, Charles was a strange mixture of great personal charm, modesty, and politeness, combined with a lot of nervous tension and no self-confidence. 
ENGLAND, Charles I King Of (I21276)

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