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History of Sheshequin 1777---1902

C. F. Heverly

pub.1902, Towanda, Pa. 
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PAGE 373

ILLUSTRATIONS. [Note from Joyce - The copy I have has poor quality photocopies that will not print clearly here without a great deal of editing time on my part. ONE of these days, I will scan and clean up those copies and add them to this book reproduction]

Judge Obadiah Gore .................................. Frontispiece

The Author ........................................................Preface

Pioneer Home ............................................................2

Mrs. John Spalding ...................................................61

Joseph Kinney ..........................................................64

Mrs. Avery Gore ........................................................83

Samuel Gore .............................................................89

Ebenezer Shaw ...................................................... .115

David Horton .............................................................124

Mrs. Hannah Horton ..................................................125

Col. Franklin Blackman .............................................132

Mrs. Sibyl Blackman .................................................133

Col. Joseph Kingsbury ...............................................147

Pioneer Grist-mill ......................................................221

Col. John Franklin .....................................................335

GENERALS.

Church, Baptist ..............................................273

Church, Christian ...........................................285

Church, Congregationalist ...............................272

Church, Ghent M.E. .......................................290

Church, Hornbrook M.E. .................................288

Church, North Ghent M.E. ..............................291

Church, Union Corners M.E. ...........................292

Church, Universalist .......................................273

Claverack .......................................................13

Claverack, proprietors ......................................14

Conclusion ....................................................332

Death Record ...............................................318

Description ....................................................5

Distilleries ...................................................305

Dorrance's Expedition ....................................24

Facts of Interest ...........................................315

Ferries ........................................................240

Floods ........................................................308

Franklin, Col. John .......................................334

Habits and Customs ....................................216

Hartley's Expedition ......................................25

Hartley, Col. Thomas ....................................25

Hotels ........................................................304

Hunters and Hunting Matches ......................313

Mail Matters ...............................................306

Marriages ...................................................208

Memorable Occurrences ..............................311

Men of Mark ................................................316

Mills ...........................................................295

New Sheshequin .............................................7

Newtychanning .............................................39

Organization ...................................................7

Original Territory .............................................9

People ...........................................................6

Physicians ..................................................315

Pioneers ...................................................... 56

Political Matters ...........................................241

Population .......................................................7

Proprietaries of Pennsylvania ...........................17

Red Man .......................................................23

Residents, 1820 ...........................................186

Residents, 1840 ..........................................205

Residents, Several years ..............................204

Roads .........................................................226

Schools ......................................................267

Shad Fishing ..............................................310

Sheshequin, 1795 .......................................168

Sheshequin, 1804 .......................................169

Sheshequin, Pennsylvania Territory ................23

Societies ....................................................292

Soldiers, Civil War .......................................250

Soldiers, Revolutionary, etc. .........................249

Stores ........................................................297

Sullivan's Expedition .....................................30

Sullivan, Gen. John .......................................52

Susquehanna Company ................................15

Tanneries ...................................................305

Thrilling Incidents ..........................................94

Training Days ............................................. 312

Ulster, Connecticut Territory ............................9

Ulster, Division ...............................................7

Ulster, Proprietors .........................................12

Yankee and Pennamite War ..........................18

FAMILIES AND SKETCHES

Avery, Christopher ......................................143

Ayer, Parley...............................................194

Baldwin, Thomas..........................................71

Barnard, Peter............................................173

Bartlett, Samuel..........................................156

Bidlack, Capt. James..................................152

Bidlack, James...........................................152

Billings, George..........................................188

Blackman, David S.....................................136

Blackman, Elisha.......................................136

Blackman, Franklin.....................................134

Blackman, Ichabod.....................................131

Brink, Benjamin..........................................136

Brink, Benjamin, Jr......................................138

Brink, Daniel...............................................137

Brink, Elijah................................................139

Brink, James................................................139

Brink, John...................................................139

Brown, David.................................................188

Brown, Jesse................................................189

Brown, Warren..............................................181

Butler, Zebulon..............................................161

Carner, Lodowick...........................................151

Carner, Silas.................................................151

Chaffee, Sullivan............................................201

Chandler, John..............................................184

Cleveland, Henry...........................................178

Cole, Benjamin...............................................74

Cooley, Rufus M...........................................190

Culver, Daniel B............................................145

Culver, James...............................................145

Culver, Timothy.............................................144

Davidson, Douglass.......................................200

Deats, Henry................................................192

Deats, Joseph..............................................192

Deats, William..............................................192

Delpuech, Andrew.........................................183

Demoney, James B.......................................191

Ditrich, John.................................................178

Drake, Burgess.............................................179

Elliott, John .................................................174

Ferguson, William.........................................140

Fish, Jabez..................................................165

Forbes, John C.............................................163

Forseman, Hugh.............................................74

Franklin, Arnold..............................................75

French, Aaron...............................................189

Fretts, Abraham............................................202

Frink, Curtis..................................................193

Fuller, John.....................................................74

Fuller, Nathaniel.............................................161

Fuller, Reuben.................................................74

Fuller, Stephen................................................73

Gillett, Freeman.............................................174

Gillett, Warren................................................181

Gillett, Zadoc..................................................176

Gooding, George.............................................185

Gore, Abraham B..........................................93

Gore, Avery..................................................81

Gore, Obadiah..............................................80

Gore, Samuel...............................................86

Gore, Samuel K............................................93

Gore, Silas...................................................93

Griffin, Reuben.............................................197

Gustin, Eliphalet..........................................140

Hamlin, Asa................................................188

Hemenway, Thaddeus..................................177

Hill, Edmund...............................................187

Hiney, Henry...............................................178

Horton, Charles...........................................128

Horton, David..............................................125

Horton, Elijah..............................................122

Horton, Elijah..............................................128

Horton, Elijah M..........................................126

Horton, Gilbert............................................129

Horton, Isaac..............................................129

Horton, Isaac S...........................................127

Horton, Joshua............................................129

Horton, Richard...........................................126

Horton, Stephen..........................................130

Horton, William...........................................130

Horton, William B........................................128

Hoyt, Samuel..............................................172

Jenks, R.J...................................................181

Johnson, Robert...........................................196

Johnson, Thomas.........................................195

Kennedy, Alex.............................................186

Kingsbury, Joseph........................................146

Kinney, Charles.............................................69

Kinney, George.............................................67

Kinney, Guy.................................................70

Kinney, Henry L............................................66

Kinney, Joseph ............................................62

Kinney, Julia H.......................................68, 283

Kinney, Perley..............................................70

Kinney, Simon..............................................65

Landrus, Lemuel..........................................189

Lent, Joseph................................................197

Lent, Wm. J.................................................198

Lovelace, Alanson.........................................190

Low, Isaac I..................................................173

Lyons, John..................................................174

Marshall, Josiah............................................141

Marshall, Samuel..........................................142

Marshall, Thomas..........................................142

Mastin, Earl..................................................176

Merrill, George..............................................204

Middaugh, Anthony.......................................191

Minier, Elias.................................................195

Moody, Nathaniel..........................................186

Moore, Daniel...............................................156

Murphy, George............................................108

McKinney, Henry...........................................151

Newell, Abel...................................................76

Newell, John...................................................76

Newell, John, Jr...............................................76

Newell, Josiah ................................................76

Newell, Stephen..............................................76

Omans, Geo. and John..................................144

Park, Amos..................................................196

Park, Chester...............................................190

Park, Moses.................................................117

Post, Adrian.................................................157

Presher, William...........................................164

Rippeth, Hugh...............................................143

Rogers, Matthew...........................................150

Rouse, Noel..................................................193

Salisbury, Joseph..........................................155

Segar, Ebenezer............................................162

Shaw, Benjamin............................................ 116

Shaw, Ebenezer............................................114

Shaw, Jedediah...........................................113

Shaw, Jeremiah...........................................112

Shaw, Jeremiah Jr........................................116

Shaw, Lorin.................................................116

Sheeler, John..............................................189

Shores, James............................................155

Skinner, Joseph E.......................................191

Smith, James.............................................184

Smith, Jesse..............................................159

Smith, John M............................................160

Smith, Jonas..............................................159

Snyder, Benjamin.......................................119

Snyder, Jacob............................................118

Snyder, John..............................................119

Snyder, Peter.............................................118

Snyder, William..........................................118

Spalding, Joseph........................................107

Spalding, John.............................................60

Spalding, Robert.........................................120

Spalding, Simon...........................................57

Spalding, William W...................................119

Spencer, Nehemiah....................................196

Stephenson, Benjamin................................193

Thompson, Jonathan...................................185

Tompkins, Jabez........................................190

Tuttle, Josiah.............................................153

Tyrrel, Loren D...........................................199

Vancise, Abraham......................................203

Vancise, John C.........................................202

Vancise, Samuel .......................................203

Vann, Thomas............................................200

Vibbert, George..........................................181

Way, William S..........................................191

Webb, Andrew W.......................................199

Woodburn, Moses......................................179

Wright, Matthew.........................................179

Young, Reuben...........................................196

PAGE 380

APPENDIX

Associate Judges................................................356

Boroughs............................................................354

Bradford County, organization...............................351

Bradford County, population..................................351

Clerks Orphan's Court, etc............................... ...359

County Commissioners........................................361

County Superintendents.......................................364

District Attorneys.................................................360

Franklin, Colonel John..........................................334

Historical Memorandum........................................365

President Judges..................................................354

Prothonotaries, etc................................................358

Sheriffs.................................................................357

Townships, formation, area, etc...............................351