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James Owen Randall b. 13 Jan 1816 New Jersey was one of the fifteen original members of the Presbyterian Church at Aspinwall (now Coryland) formed 22 Feb 1832. Enumerated in Canton, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 1840 and 1850, farmer. Wife, Sarah A., d. 26 Jan 1863 57y 9m (ts) Main Street Cemetery, Canton. James m. (2)Sarah A. Warner b. 16 Aug 1837 Wells daughter of Hiram G. Warner and Adelia Edsall. Enumerated in Wells in 1870. James d. 15 Mar 1899 (ts) and Sarah d. 10 Apr 1912 (ts) Main Street Cemetery, Canton.
Child of James and Sarah:
Francis Randall b. c. 1848.
Children of James and second wife Sarah A:
James Owen Randall b. 18 Sept 1864 d. 24 Sept 1866 2y 6d (ts) Main Street Cemetery.
Adelaide Randall b. 6 Apr 1867, dressmaker in 1900 Canton directory, m. a Goodhue and she d. 5 Dec 1919 (ts) Main Street Cemetery.
Nettie Randall b. 2 Dec 1869, school teacher in 1900 Canton directory, d. 14 Apr 1927 (ts) Main Street Cemetery.
William Ranney b. 5 Aug bpt 14 Sept 1756 Woodstock, Connecticut m. 26 Sept 1779 in Woodstock, Abigail Bacon and he d. 25 Oct 1838 82y 2m 20d (ts) Coryland Cemetery.
Hiram M. Ranney b. Aug 1802 first appears on the 1836 assessment list of Wells. Hiram m. Frances Seeley b. c. 1816 Wells daughter of Benjamin Seeley and Permelia Edsall. Enumerated in Wells in 1840. Hiram d. 6 Oct 1848 46y 1m 24d (ts) Coryland Cemetery. Will dated 25 Nov 1847 Wells (Bradford County probate 642), entire estate to Adaline A. Seely. Esteemed friend, Alonzo C. Noble, executor. Witnessed by John Brownell and Elizabeth H. Seely. Filed 13 Oct 1848. Inventory, 2 Nov 1848 by John Brownell and John Osgood, $575.01. Adaline A. Seely was sister of his wife Frances. Frances, sister Adeline Seeley, and brother Harrison enumerated in same household in 1850 in Wells. Frances, widow, 1865 census, residing town of Southport, Chemung County, New York with her mother. 1865 state census relates she had no children. Frances m. 21 Feb 1872 (marriage record of Rev. Thomas Beecher) at 42 Main Street, Elmira, New York, J. B. Monell.
Nehemiah Rathbun b. c. 1805 Connecticut and wife, Clarissa J., b. c. 1804 Vermont enumerated 1850 census of Wells, farmer. Henry Rathburn, age 68, shoemaker, b. Connecticut residing with family in 1850. Clarissa evidently deceased in early 1850’s, place of burial unknown but perhaps Mosherville, when Nehemiah m. 31 Mar 1855 (Elmira Weekly Gazette, April 5, 1855) Anna M. Vester of Elmira b. c. 1820. Resided eastern Wells. Nehemiah d. 2 May 1883 77y (ts) and Anna d. 16 Dec 1879 75y (ts) Mosherville Cemetery, Wells township.
1. Elizabeth Rathbun b. c. 1840 New York.
2. Isaac S. Rathbun b. 1844 New York.
3. William W. Rathbun b. c. 1846 New York.
2. Issac S. Rathbun b. 1844 d. 1896 (ts) Company C, 1st Regiment New York Volunteers during Civil War. Wife, Sarah E., b. 1849 d. 1891 (ts). Son, Edward b. 1875 d. 1889 (ts). Gillett Cemetery, South Creek Township.
Daniel Ray b. c. 1786 New York and wife enumerated 1820 census of Wells with two males under age ten (b. 1811-20), one male of age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1776-94), one female of age ten and under age sixteen (b. 1805-10), and one female of age twenty six and under age forty five (b. 1776-94). enumerated 1820 census of Wells and first appear on the 1821 assessment list of Wells. They were unable to pay for their children’s schooling and four children were listed as “poor children” in the assessment lists. Wife, Sally b. c. 1800 listed with Daniel on the 1821 assessment list. If she was the Sally enumerated with him in 1850, age 50, she could not be the mother of his older children. Daniel either had two wives named Sally or his first wife was deceased by the 1821 assessment list. On the 1830 assessment list they had removed from Wells and their property had been transfered to Joshua Sturdivant and Moses Strait. They removed to neighboring Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, residing at or near Daggett and were enumerated there in 1830 with one male under age five (b. 1826-30), one male of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), one male of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1816-20), one male of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1811-15), one male of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1781-90), one female under age five (b. 1826-30), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1821-25), and one female of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1791-1800). Daniel appears on the 1831 assessment of Jackson with children, Lewis, Sally, and Hannah, unable to pay for their schooling. Abel Ray enumerated nearby of age 60 and under age 70 with a wife in his household. Abel was of the age to be the father of Daniel. Enumerated in Granger Township, Medina County, Ohio in 1840 where several families of Wells Township settled. Enumerated in Mason County, Illinois in 1850, carpenter, with sons Lewis, Levi, and Albertus in the household. On 18 Feb 1852 Daniel and Sally deeded land to Robert D. Kean in Mason County.
1. John Ray b. 1801-10.
2. Elizabeth Ray b. c. 1809.
3. Daniel Ray, Jr., b. 4 May 1810 New York.
4. Ephraim Ray b. c. 1815.
5. Philander Ray b. c. 1819 New York.
6. Lewis Ray b. c. 1821 Pennsylvania.
7. Sally Ray b. 1821-25.
8. Levi Ray b. c. 1825.
9. Hannah Ray b. 1826-30.
10. Albertus Ray b. c. 1834 Ohio.
11. son b. 1836-40.
1. John Ray b. 1801-10 was enumerated in Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1830 of age 20 and under age 30 with no other members in his household.
3. Daniel Ray, Jr., b. 4 May 1810 was enumerated in Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1830 of age 20 and under age 30 with no other members in his household, m. in Sangamon County, Illinois, Louisa George b. 29 Oct 1809 Tennessee. Enumerated in Cass County, Illinois in 1840. Enumerated in Mason County, Illinois in 1850, carpenter. Daniel d. 11 Apr 1855 Fulton County, Illinois. In 1861 Louisa removed the family to Tecumseh, Johnson County, Nebraska. Louisa d. 28 Apr 1898 Nowaday County, Missouri.
infant son b. 30 Jan 1835.
Orlana L. Ray b. 13 Feb 1837 m. James M. Brott.
Reuben George Ray b. 10 May 1839 Beardtown, Cass County, Illinois.
Daniel Boone Ray b. 30 June 1841.
John H. Ray b. 19 Mar 1844 d. young.
Ichmail Ray b. 13 Dec 1845 d. young.
Lewis Cass Ray b. 15 May 1847 Mason County, Illinois, served Civil War, m. 1868 Mary Richardson and about 1870 removed to Nodaway County, Missouri.
infant son b. 5 May 1849.
Charles Chandler Ray b. 30 Jan 1851.
5. Philander Ray b. c. 1819 and wife Phebe b. c. 1824 Pennsylvania were enumerated in Cass County, Illinois in 1850, farmer. They acquired property on 4 Mar 1852 from his brother Lewis and wife Permelia. Enumerated in Richmond Township, Cass County, Illinois in 1860 and 1870, farmer.
Mary E. Ray b. 24 Dec 1844 Illinois m. Folker W. Gerdes and she
d. 7 Mar 1898 Cass County.
Martha Jane Ray b. 16 Aug 1847 Illinois.
John T. Ray b. c. 1849 Illinois.
Caroline Ray b. c. 1852 Illinois.
Philander Ray b. c. 1855 Illinois.
Levi Ray b. c. 1858 Illinois.
Emily Ray b. 1859/60 Illinois d. young.
6. Lewis Ray b. c. 1821 m. in Cass County, Illinois, Permelia Moore b. c. 1830 Pennsylvania. On 30 Dec 1851 they acquired property in Mason County, Illinois, which Lewis and Permelia sold a portion of on 18 Feb 1852 to his father and the remainder on 4 Mar 1852 to brother Philander. Enumerated in Victoria, Knox County, Illinois in 1860, farmer.
Francis Ray b. c. 1849 Illinois.
Albert Ray b. c. 1853 Illinois.
10. Albertus Ray b. c. 1834 was enumerated in Richmond Township, Cass County, Illinois in 1860 in the household of brother Philander and family. Enumerated in Richmond Township in 1870, farmer, with wife Margaret b. c. 1844 Indiana and children in household.
Philander Ray b. c. 1862 Illinois.
Sarah Ray b. c. 1864 Illinois.
Harriet Ray b. c. 1866 Illinois.
James Ray b. c. 1869 Illinois.
Nathaniel Reed b. c. 1762 (age 16 on 20 Apr 1778 and age 18 on 2 Dec 1780) was a Revolutionary Soldier, enlisted at Littleton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts. Description in 1778: stature, five feet 7 inches; residence, Littleton. Description in 1780: stature, five feet ten inches; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, blue; occupation, farmer; Nathaniel m. 7 (statement of Eleanor for widow’s pension) or 21 (New Windsor Presbyterian Church) Oct 1790 at New Windsor, Ulster (now in Orange County) New York, Eleanor Simmson b. c. 1772-3. Nathaniel was enumerated in New Windsor in 1790 with one male and one female in the household. Enumerated in Orange County, New York in 1800 and 1810. They removed about 1812 to Wantage, Sussex County, New Jersey. Nathaniel d. 10 Feb 1813 Wantage of typhus fever. Eleanor removed to Wells with her children. Eleanor was age 72 when she made application for a widow’s pension on 12 July 1844. On 4 July 1848 Eleanor made further application and was age 75. Eleanor signed by mark. Eleanor was enumerated in the 1850 census of Wells, age 75, b. New York. Willard S. Reed, a descendant, stated that Eleanor d. about 1850 near Elmira, New York (Wells was considered near Elmira).
1. daughter b. 1791-1800.
2. John Reed b. 28 Sept 1794 near Newbury, Orange County, New York.
3. daughter b. 1795-1800.
4. Nicholas Leonard Reed b. c. 1800 New York.
5. Walter Reed b. 1803.
6. Nathaniel Reed b. 1801-10.
7. Joseph C. Reed b. c. 1804.
8. daughter b. 1801-10.
2. John Reed b. 28 Sept 1794 (application for widow’s pension of Alida) served in the War of 1812, enrolling 6 Sept 1814 until discharged 5 Dec 1814 in Capt. Thomas Teasdale's Company, Col. Seward, Infantry, Second Regiment New Jersey Detailed Militia. John m. 15 Feb 1819 (application for widow’s pension of Alida and bible record) Margaret Owens b. Oct 1797 daughter of Israel Owen and Jane Ferrier. John and Margaret are related to have settled in Wells in 1819, but this may be too early as John does not appear on the assessment lists until 1825. Enumerated 1830 census of Wells of age 30 and under age 40 with a family. John and Margaret were two of the original fifteen members of the Presbyterian Society at Aspinwall (now Coryland), 22 Feb 1832. John, chosen elder same date and excommunicated three years later. Margaret d. 9 Aug 1833 35y 9m 29d (ts and application for widow’s pension of Alida) Coryland Cemetery. John m. 14 Dec 1837 in South Creek, Bradford County, (application for widow’s pension of Alida and bible record) (2)Alida Shuart b. 1813 New Jersey daughter of William Shuart and Hannah Wortendyke of Rowley Hill, Wells Township. On the 1839 assessment list of Wells, John was a non resident. Enumerated in South Creek Township, Bradford County in 1840 and 1850. John was allowed 40 acres, warrant no. 1787, issued 7 Mar 1851 and sent to Thomas Maxwell, Elmira, New York. On 23 Mar 1855, John Reed, aged 58 years, was a resident of Andover, Allegany County, New York (In Nov 1856 he stated he was 56 and in Mar 1876 he stated he was 74 and in Mar 1871 he stated he was 76 so there may be some confusion as to his date of birth). They resided at Andover for four years. They removed to Waseca County, Minnesota in 1856 settling on a land warrant (88191) of 120 acres issued to John. Enumerated in Township 108, Waseca County in the 1857 state census, John a carpenter. Enumerated in Iosco Township, Waseca County in 1860 and 1870, farmer. Removed to Morristown, Rice County, Minnesota in Mar 1879. John d. 13 Nov 1879 (pension application of Alida) Morristown. Alida applied for a widow’s pension, signed by mark. Alida d. 14 Mar 1891 buried with John and son Neri in lot 41, Riverside Cemetery, Morristown. Five sons served in the Civil War.
Morristown, Mar. 17, '91. Grandma Reed, who was stricken down last week by paralysis, died Saturday night, and was buried from the house today at 10 o'clock. The large concourse of friends and relatives attending the funeral speak louder than words can of the love and respect in which she was held by the community (Faribault Republican, March 18, 1891).
Children of John and Margaret:
9. son b. c. 1819.
10. daughter b. c. 1821.
11. daughter b. c. 1823.
12. Sarah M. Reed b. c. 1825.
13. Thomas Reed b. c. 1827.
14. John Reed, Jr., b. c. 1829 served in Civil War from state of New York.
15. daughter b. c. 1831.
16. William Reed b. 22 July 1833 d. 26 May 1835 1y 10m 4d (ts) Coryland Cemetery.
Children of John and Alida:
17. Walter S. Reed b. 10 Sept 1837 South Creek.
18. Neri William Reed b. 1 Nov 1840 South Creek.
19. Mary Reed b. c. 1842 South Creek.
20. Julia A. Reed b. c. 1844 South Creek.
21. Nathaniel Reed b. 1847 South Creek, served in the Civil War in Company A, 1st Minnesota Infantry, height, 6’ 1”; complexion, fair; eyes, blue; hair, dark; occupation, farmer, d. 22 Oct 1864 Haddington U. S. Army General Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of chronic diarrhea buried Mt Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia in Section 200, Lot 1, Grave 97.
22. Hannah Binnette Reed b. 1849 South Creek m. 13 Nov 1864 (Waseca County marriage) Charles A. Peasley and resided Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1882.
23. Elizabeth Reed b. 1853 Andover, New York m. 31 Dec 1870 (Waseca County marriage) William H. Johnson.
24. Jeannie Reed b. 1856 (not enumerated with family in 1860) d. 27 Apr 1870 Janesville, Waseca County.
25. Ellen Reed b. c. 1858 Minnesota m. Henry Lynch.
4. Nicholas Leonard Reed b. c. 1800 m. 3 Dec 1823 (Sussex County, New Jersey marriage record) Abigail Roloson (Rolison, Rulison, etc.) b. c. 1803. Leonard first appears on the 1827 assessment list of Wells. Enumerated in Wells in 1830 with two daughters in their household. Leonard d. 1857 Wells intestate (probate file 1169). Abigail renounced her right to administer the estate and requested Valorous C. Leonard of Wells be appointed administrator, dated 11 Aug 1857. Eldest male heir, Nathaniel Reed, aged 24 years, joined his mother in renouncing his right and requested Valorous C. Leonard. Inventory of estate dated 29 Aug 1857. No known cemetery marker exists for Leonard. Abigail is presumed to be the Mrs. Reed in southeast Wells (1858 map). Abigail enumerated in household of daughter Jane in Wells in 1860.
26. Fanny Reed b. c. 1827 Pennsylvania.
27. Roxanna Reed b. c. 1829 Pennsylvania.
28. Nathaniel Reed b. 7 July 1831 Pennsylvania.
29. Mary Reed b. 1833 Pennsylvania.
30. Henry Reed b. 28 Oct 1835 Pennsylvania.
31. Cynthia Jane Reed b. 29 June 1843 Pennsylvania.
32. Cornelia A. Reed b. c. 1849 Pennsylvania.
5. Walter Reed b. 1803 m. 5 Dec 1821 (Sussex County marriage record) Sarah Roloson b. 1801-10. Walter d. 1828. Sarah was enumerated in Palmyra Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania in 1830 with two children in her household.
33. daughter b. 1821-25.
34. Walter Reed b. 1829 Honesdale, Pennsylvania.
6. Nathaniel Reed b. 1801-10 was enumerated in Palmyra Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania in 1830 with a wife b. 1801-10.
35. daughter b. 1821-25.
36. daughter b. 1821-25.
37. daughter b. 1826-30.
38. daughter b. 1826-30.
7. Joseph C. Reed b. c. 1804 and wife Phebe b. c. 1798 New Jersey enumerated 1830 census of Wells with one daughter in the household. Joseph first appears on the 1832 assessment list of Wells. On the 1834 assessment list he had transfered property to James Lucas and removed from the township. Enumerated in Harrisville, Medina County, Ohio in 1840, where several Wells Township famlies removed to, with a son b. 1826-30, son b. 1831-35, two daughters b. 1826-30, daughter b. 1836-40. Enumerated in Ionia Township, Ionia County, Michigan in 1850, farmer. Joseph d. 27 Aug 1870 76y (ts) Wheeler Cemetery, Orleans Township, Ionia County. Marker cannot be correct and he evidently d. 1880 or in 1870 age 66 years. Name became Reid.
39. daughter b. 1826-30.
40. William A. Reid b. c. 1830 Wells.
41. Joseph B. Reid b. c. 1834 Ohio.
42. Hannah S. Reid b. 25 Dec 1836 Ohio.
12. Sarah M. Reed b. c. 1825 was of South Creek Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania when she m. 3 Nov 1846 in South Creek (Elmira Gazette, November 12, 1846, Elmira, New York) William B. Clark of Elmira. Enumerated in Elmira, Chemung County, New York in 1850, William a carpenter. In the 1863 Elmira City Directory, carpenter, with house at 1 Magee. William d. 10 Mar 1868 48y 10m 28d and Sarah d. 11 Mar 1895 72y 3m 1d buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York.
Mary C. Clark b. c. 1848.
Harriet E. Clark b. c. 1862.
William G. Clark b. c. 1866.
13. Thomas Reed b. c. 1827 m. 6 Nov 1848 (Southport, Chemung County, New York marriage) Emeline Moore of Southport b. c. 1829 daughter of Asa Moore and Mercy Bentley. Enumerated in Southport in 1850.Thomas appears on the 1851 Southport military roll, enumerated in Southport in 1855 and 1860, farmer, brother Neri residing in household. Thomas served in the Civil War in state of New York. Enumerated in Elmira in 1880, hotel proprietor. Emeline d. 5 Dec 1896 66y buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York.
Layton O. Reed b. c. 1854.
Eben M. Reed b. c. 1856.
Emma Reed b. c. 1858 m. a Buckbee.
Charles Reed b. c. 1859.
17. Walter S. Reed b. 10 Sept 1837 was enumerated in the 1857 Minnesota state census as a carpenter and enumerated in Janesville Township, Waseca County, Minnesota in 1860, carpenter. Walter served in the Civil War in Company G, 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, wounded at Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Chancelorville, and Gettysburg. Walter was captured at Petersburg,Virginia 22 June 1864, confined at Richmond, sent to Lynchburg and then Andersonville, from which he escaped. Walter returned to Minnesota after the war and then returned east to Elmira, New York and received medical treatment from 1867 to 1878. In Feb 1879 Walter resided 1351 Lake Street, Elmira with a personal description of: height, five feet eleven and a half inches; complexion, light; hair, dark; eyes, dark; weight, 163 pounds. His occupation was car builder. In July 1880 resided St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. In Mar 1881resided Minneapolis. Walter m. Anna B. Wilber b. c. 1849 Ohio and she d. 18 Sept 1881 from an overdose of hydrate chloride at Minneapolis, Minnesota buried Lakewood. Walter m. 18 Oct 1882 in Minneapolis, Kittie C. Hudson b. 1 Jan 1861 Red Wing, Minnesota daughter of George Hudson and M. Spurr. Walter d. 14 Jan 1908 Orchard, Washington. Kittie d. 30 Mar 1908 Anacortes, Washington buried Anacortes. John Wray of Superior, Wisconsin appointed guardian of minor son.
Raymond Hudson Reed b. 8 Oct 1894 Hamlin, Minnesota.
18. Neri William Reed b. 1 Nov 1840 enlisted 23 May 1861 during the Civil War in Company G, 1st Regiment, Minnesota Infantry, wounded at Bull Run and suffered from exposure after the Battle of Gettysburg, discharged 5 May 1864, m. 18 May 1864 (pension application) at Elmira, New York, Sarah A. Suffern b. 20 June 1846 Southport, Chemung County, New York. In 1870 resided on a farm near Okaman, Iosco Township, Waseca County, Minnesota when he applied for a pension. Height, 5’ 11”; weight, 145; complexion, dark; age, 30. Neri received a pension, d. 30 July 1879 (death certificate) Iosco Township of pumonary disease, buried Riverside Cemetery, Morristown, Minnesota. Sarah m. 31 Jan 1882 in Waseca County (2)James M. Robbins of Le Sueur County, Minnesota b. 10 Aug 1838 Jennings County, Indiana son of Andrew M. Robbins and Polly Hale who served in Company F, 87 Indiana Volunteers. Resided Waterville, Le Sueur County after marriage and then removed to Two Harbors, Lake County, Minnesota. James d. 11 Feb 1920 617 Second Avenue, Two Harbors buried Kilkesney, Minnesota. Sarah d. 20 May 1934 617 Second Avenue.
Alzada Reed b. 1 Sept 1865 Okaman, Minnesota.
May Edna Reed b. 22 Apr 1868 Okaman.
Charles Reed b. 5 Sept 1871.
Grace Reed b. 7 May 1873 Okaman.
Sarah A. Reed b. 27 Jan 1878.
20. Julia A. Reed b. c. 1844 m. cousin Henry Reed b. 28 Oct 1835 son of Nicholas Leonard Reed and Abigail Roloson.
28. Nathaniel Reed b. 7 July 1831 was among a roll of men from Wells drafted at Towanda on 16 October 1862 during the Civil War. He served in Company B, 179th Regiment, New York Volunteers. Nathaniel and wife Mary J., b. c. 1845 enumerated 1880 census of South Creek Township. Nathaniel d. 27 Nov 1924 Gillett buried Upper Gillett Cemetery.
Ella L. Reed b. c. 1865.
Jesse Schuyler Reed b. c. 1867.
30. Henry Reed b. 28 Oct 1835 and wife Susan b. c. 1842 were enumerated in Wells in 1860. Henry was among a roll of men from Wells drafted at Towanda on 16 October 1862 during the Civil War. He served in Company G, 171st Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. Henry m. (2)Julia A. Reed b. 1844 daughter of John Reed and Alida Shuart. Enumerated in South Creek Township in 1870, laborer. Enumerated in Columbia Township in 1880, farm laborer. Henry d. 3 June 1897 (ts) and Julia d. 1909 (ts) Rumsey Getman Cemetery, Veteran, Chemung County, New York.
Children of Henry and Julia:
John Reed b. c. 1861.
Sarah Ann Reed b. c. 1865.
Abigail Reed b. c. 1867.
Esther Reed b. c. 1871.
Elizabeth Reed b. c. 1873.
Harvey Reed b. c. 1875.
Fries Reed b. c. 1877.
Ella Reed b. 1880.
31. Cynthia Jane Reed b. 29 June 1843 m. Jeremiah Rumsey b. 30 May 1834. Enumerated in Wells Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania in 1860. Jeremiah d. 28 Apr 1910 and Cynthia d. 6 Oct 1912 buried Rumsey Getman Cemetery, Town of Veteran, Chemung County, New York.
34. Walter Reed b. 1829 m. Catherine E. Smith b. 6 May 1828 Cayutaville, Schuyler County, New York. Catherine d. 15 Feb 1911 and Walter d. 2 May 1911 North Urbana, Steuben County, New York.
Catherine Smith was born at Cayutaville, Schuyler county, NY., May 6, 1828 and died at her home in this place February 15, 1911. About 63 years ago she married Walter Reed, who survives her. She was the mother of six children; Lawrence Reed, of Horseheads, Willard S. Reed, of Corning; George Reed and Mrs. Theodore Bennitt of Grove Springs; Mrs. Asa Robbins of North Urbana, and Eugene who died at the age of two years. The remains were laid to rest in Pleasant Valley cemetery on Friday.
Walter Reed, aged 82 years, died on Sunday of the infirmities of old age at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Asa Robbins, on the Hamlin farm, near North Urbana. Mr. Reed was born in Honesdale, Pa. For many years he had resided in Yates county until the death of Mrs. Reed a few months ago. Since then he has been with his daughter. Mr. Reed has for many years been identified with the vineyard interests of this region. He was a man of independent thought and action, a great reader and an original reasoner. He was a student of nature and often expressed his views in verse and prose some of which were of real merit. Mr. Reed is survived by three sons, George Reed, Wayne; Lawrence Reed, Horseheads; and Willard Reed, Corning, and two daughters, Mrs. Theodore Bennett, Wayne; and Mrs. Asa Robbins. Burial in the Pleasant Valley cemetery this afternoon.
Bath. May 2.—Following an illness of several weeks occurred the death yesterday of Walter Reed. Mr. Reed was eighty-two years old, and for over 50 years had lived in the town of Wayne. He was an extensive vineyardist and well known as a successful grape culturist. He was a son of Nathaniel Reed, a soldier in the American Revolution, who removed from Massachusetts about 1790 and settled in Honesdale, Pa. Mr. Reed leaves two daughters, Mrs. Theodore Bennett of Grove Springs and Mrs. Asa Robbins of Hammondsport; he also leaves three sons, Willard of Corning, Lawrence of Horseheads and George of the town of Wayne. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon, and the burial will be in Pleasant Valley cemetery.
Lawrence Reed b. 1849 resided Horseheads, New York.
George Reed b. 1852 resided Wayne Township.
daughter m. Theodore Bennett, resided Grove Springs.
daughter m. Asa Robbins, resided North Urbana.
Eugene Reed d. age 2.
Willard Smith Reed b. 1 May 1871 Wayne, Steuben County, New York, attorney, resided Corning, New York, joined Sons of the American Revolution through descent of Nathaniel Reed.
40. William A. Reid b. c. 1830 m. 17 Feb 1862 in Ionia County, Michigan, Hannah E. Barber. William d. 11 Mar 1898 68y (ts) and Hannah d. 27 Feb 1927 80y (ts) Wheeler Cemetery, Orleans Township, Ionia County.
41. Joseph B. Reid b. c. 1834 m. 29 Nov 1857 in Ionia County, Michigan, Temperance Barber. Joseph d. 27 Nov 1905 71y (ts) and Temperance d. 17 Jan 1921 83y (ts) buried with on lot 145 with his father in Wheeler Cemetery, Orleans Township, Ionia County.
42. Hannah S. Reid b. 25 Dec 1836 m. 24 Dec 1857 Alonzo Rice b. 26 Jan 1834 Conway, Franklin County, Massachusetts son of Calvin Rice and Aurelia Walker. Hannah d. 1923 and Alonzo d. 1924 buried Highland Cemetery, Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan.
Wallace E. Rice b. 29 Sept 1858 Ionia Township m. 25 Dec 1878
Julia E. Castle.
Marion E. Rice b. 10 Nov 1860 Ionia Township m. 5 Nov 1884 Wilbur W. Cutler.
Adelaide A. Rice b. 10 Nov 1863 d. 10 Nov 1865 Ionia Township buried Highland Cemetery.
Jeanette L. Rice b. 31 Dec 1865 Ionia Township d. 26 Nov 1888.
Alvin R. Rice b. 20 Apr 1869 Ionia Township d 3 Nov 1893 buried Highland Cemetery.
Joseph B. Reed b. c. 1795 was enumerated in the 1830 census of Warren, Herkimer County, New York with one male under age five (b. 1826-30), one male of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1791-1800), one female under age five (b. 1826-30), and one female of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10). Enumerated 1840 census of Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania with one male of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30), one male of age forty and under age fifty (b. 1791-1800), two females under age five (b. 1836-40), one female of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35), and one female of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1801-10). Wife, Mary b. c. 1805 d. 2 Sept 1849 age 44 of dysentary (1849 Southport, Chemung County, New York death record). Joseph enumerated in Southport in 1850 in household of daughter Eunice and also in Jackson Township in 1850.
1. Reuben R. Reed b. c. 1828 New York.
2. Eunice M. Reed b. c. 1829 (not enumerated in the household in 1840).
3. Lydia Reed b. c. 1833 New York
4. Theodosia Reed b. c. 1836 Pennsylvania.
5. daughter b. c. 1839 (1840 census).
6. Lucy Reed b. c. 1843 Pennsylvania.
7. Benjamin Reed b. 14 Feb 1849 (Southport birth record).
1. Reuben R. Reed b. c. 1828 m. Eunice and they were enumerated in Jackson Township in 1850, laborer. Enumerated in Windham, Greene County, New York in 1860, hatter. Enumerated in Fremont, Sullivan County, New York in 1870, working in tannery. Eunice enumerated in Fremont in 1880, widow.
William O. Reed b. c. 1852 New York.
Charles L. Reed b. c. 1855 New York.
Edna Dora Reed b. 31 July 1861 Long Pond, New York.
2. Eunice M. Reed b. c. 1829 m. 10 Apr 1847 (Southport marriage record) Harvey Olmstead Rhodes b. 26 June 1829 Elmira, New York. Enumerated in Southport, Chemung County in 1850, laborer. Enumerated in Southport in 1860, wagon maker. Harvey appears in 1863 Elmira City Directory, wagon maker. Eunice was enumerated in Rutland Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1870 in a Howland household, domestic servant. Eunice m. (2)William H. Allen b. 2 June 1827 who m. (1)Elizabeth Howland b. 10 Sept 1834 Rutland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania d. 28 Jan 1865. William and Eunice enumerated Delmar Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1880. William d. 30 Dec 1886.
Children of Eunice and Harvey:
Clementa H. Rhodes, often known as Clemma, b. 14 Mar 1848 (Southport birth record) m. Laman W. Babcock, resided Winsor Avenue, Elmira, police constable.
Robert Rhodes b. Mar 1850.
Mary Rhodes b. c. 1854.
Susan Rhodes b. c. 1857.
Ida Rhodes b. 1859.
Children of Eunice and William:
James Allen b. 1871 Antrim, Tioga County.
Juder Allen b. 1873 Wellsboro, Tioga County.
Margaret Reed b. 8 Aug 1802 m. 6 Mar 1820 in Morris County, New Jersey, Aaron Voorhees b. 7 Sept 1797 and removed to Wells.
Samuel Reeder b. 1750/51 served in the American Revolution, removed from Orange County, New York to Southport, Chemung County, New York and d. 6 Mar 1801 50y (ts) Fitzsimmons Cemetery, Town of Southport, Chemung County, New York. Wife, Amy.
1. Stephen Reeder b. c. 1773 m. 1803 in Newtown, Catherine
Drake and he d. 2 Oct 1830 in Starkey, Yates County,
2. Austin Reeder b. 1773/4.
3. Vincent Reeder.
4. Sarah Reeder b. 1782 m. Josiah Tuthill.
5. George Reeder.
6. Josiah Reeder b. 1786 m. Fanny Seeley b. 1783, resided Newtown Creek, Chemung County and he d. 1829 and Fanny in 1858 in Yates County, New York.
Austin Reeder b. 1773/4 m. Elizabeth Benedict and with brother Vincent Reeder and their families were related to have followed Rev. John Smith and Alice Andrews to Wells, who were related to be the first settlers. The Reeders settled at the present site of Mosherville, one of them settling on the flats north of Mosherville, where the Judson family and later the Roy family lived and the other Reeder family at the actual site of where Mosherville is. Mary, a daughter of Vincent is related to be the first death in Wells and was buried at Mosherville, where C. L. Shepard resided. The Reeder families removed to Chemung County, New York. Austin and brother William H. Reeder are related to have designed and built the First Presbyterian Church in Big Flats, New York. Austin returned to Wells and d. 15 Aug 1848 74y (ts) Mosherville Cemetery. Elizabeth was enumerated in 1865 in Southport in the Peter and Mary Bartholomew home, called aunt, b. Orange County, and mother of one child, d. 6 Feb 1868 83y 8m 27d (ts) Webb Mills Cemetery, town of Southport, Chemung County, New York.
David Relyea bpt 22 July 1759 Kingston Reformed Church, Kingston, New York son of Dennis Relyea and Marritje Van Vliet m. 11 May 1793 Laura Ostrander bpt 14 Apr 1765 New Paltz Reformed Church, New Paltz, New York daughter of Petrus Ostrander and Christina Ronk. Laura enumerated as Elizabeth in the 1850 census enumeration residing with daughter Christina Baker and Christina’s daughter and family in South Creek Township. Laura d. 11 Apr 1857 93y 1m 4d (ts) Coryland Cemetery, Wells Township.
1. Petrus Ostrander Relyea bpt 2 Nov 1794 New Paltz.
2. Christina Relyea bpt 12 June 1797 New Paltz m. Jacob Baker and she settled in Wells.
3. Marritje Relyea bpt 17 Aug 1800 New Paltz.
4. David Relyea bpt 12 Jan 1804 New Paltz.
4. David Relyea bpt 12 Jan 1804 m. 30 Dec 1824 Arena, Delaware County, New York, Elizabeth Murdock b. c. 2 Nov 1806 Arena, Delaware County, New York daughter of James Alexander Murdock and Mary Jones. They are related to have removed from Middletown, Delaware County, New York or Tompkins County, New York to South Creek township in 1835. There was a David Elya enumerated in Caroline, Tompkins County, New York in 1830 with three males under age five (b. 1862-30), one male of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1816-20), one male of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10), one male of age seventy and under age eighty (b. 1751-60), two females of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1801-10), and one female of age sixty and under age seventy (b. 1761-70). The ages of the older male and female in the household agree with the known ages of David’s parents, the three males under the age of five agree with the ages of David and Elizabeth’s three eldest sons, the ages of David and Elizabeth agree, and the other female of age twenty and under thirty could be David’s sister Marritje. David first appears on the 1836 assessment list of South Creek, which was the first assessment list for the township when it was formed from Wells. David does not appear on the 1835 assessment list of Wells. Enumerated in South Creek in 1840 with one male under age five (b. 1836-40), one male of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35, three males of age ten and under age fifteen (b. 1826-30), one male of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1801-10), two females of age five and under age ten (b. 1831-35), and one female of age thirty and under age forty (b. 1801-10). Enumerated in South Creek in 1850, farmer. Elizabeth d. 29 Dec 1878 72y 1m 27d Coburn Street, Elmira, New York buried Gillett (Elmira City Death record). David enumerated in South Creek in 1880, widower, farmer. David d. 1890 buried with Elizabeth and three of their children in Gillett Cemetery.
1. Alexander Relyea b. 1825 New York.
2. William Relyea b. 7 Sept 1827 Middletown, Delaware County, New York.
3. Dennis Relyea b. 13 Feb 1829 New York d. 22 July 1857 28y 5m (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
4. Uriah Relyea b. 1831 New York.
5. Mary Jane Relyea b. c. 1834 New York.
6. Christina Relyea b. 3 Sept 1836 New York d. 25 Mar 1852 15y 6m (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
7. Levi Relyea b. 13 July 1839 New York served in Civil War and d. 9 Sept 1865 in battle buried Gillett Cemetery.
8. Abigail M. Relyea b. 6 Feb 1841 Pennsylvania m. 9 May 1861 Andrew Budd Moore and she d. 1 July 1907 Austinville, Columbia Township and Andrew d. 6 Feb 1913 buried Fries Cemetery, Columbia Township.
9. Laura Ann Relyea b. 28 Sept 1845 Pennsylvania m. Peter K. Struble (2)Isaac W. Hall and she d. 1913 (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
1. Alexander Relyea b. 1825 m. 18 Mar 1857 in Gillett, South Creek Township, Hannah Van West b. c. 1830. Alexander d. 1873 Grundy Center, Iowa.
2. William Relyea b. 7 Sept 1827 m. 4 Oct 1849 at Rutland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, Jane McMullen b. 8 Mar 1829 daughter of John McMullen and Jerusha Ann Caton. Farmer, enumerated in Columbia Township in 1860. Jane d. 21 Dec 1863 33y 9m 13d (ts) Baptist Hill Cemetery, Columbia Township. William m. 1 Mar 1866 in Columbia Township, (2)Margaret Wilson b. 27 Apr 1839 Ireland daughter of John and Mary Wilson. Resided eastern Wells. See Reporter Journal, June 25, 1885 and History of Bradford County by Bradsby for further information. William d. 22 Feb 1906 (ts) Wells and Margaret d. 4 Mar 1917 (ts) Elmira, New York buried Baptist Hill Cemetery, Columbia Township.
Children of William and Jane Relyea:
Lydia R. Relyea b. 1850 m. John D. Wolfe.
Emma J. Relyea b. c. 1852 m. 24 Sept 1871 (Northern Tier Gazette, Troy, Pennsylvania, October 12, 1871) in South Creek, John B. Keyes of Columbia and she d. DeGrey, South Dakota.
William Hiram Relyea b. c. 1857 m. 1885 in Elmira, New York, Elizabeth French and he d. Piedmont, South Dakota.
Martha Relyea b. 16 June 1862 m. Andrew J. Pedrick.
Children of William and Margaret Relyea:
infant daughter d. 15 June 1867 (ts) Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Elizabeth Relyea b. 20 Feb 1869 d. 13 Apr 1878 9y 2m (ts) Baptist Hill Cemetery.
Wilson Relyea b. 27 Sept 1870 m. Catherine Dickens b. 11 Aug 1875. Wilson d. 27 Mar 1908 (ts) Corning, New York and Catherine d. 10 Aug 1922 (ts) Gillett Cemetery.
Nellie Relyea b. c. 1874 m. 1891 in Elmira, Wilmont Leonard.
Aminta Relyea b. c. 1876 m. 1900 in Elmira, Ed Hagar and she d. 4 Mar 1932 Elmira.
4. Uriah Relyea b. 1831 m. Sarah Van West. Uriah d. 1882 Grundy County, Iowa.
Frances Relyea b. c. 1857 Grundy County, Iowa m. Charles Blake.
5. Mary Jane Relyea b. c. 1834 m. 28 Feb 1860 in Elmira, New York, Franklin Ferris b. c. 1827 son of Joel Ferris and Clarissa Barber. Mary d. 4 Jan 1918 Elmira, New York.
Belle Ferris b. c. 1865 m. 18 June 1893 James R. Shaw.
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Daniel Smith Rhoades b. 1790-1 New York enumerated Warwick, Orange County, New York in 1830 with a wife b. 1791-1800 and five children in the household. Daniel first appears on the 1835 assessment list of Wells. He transfered his interests to William Carr with the notation “moved out” on the 1840 assessment list. Enumerated in Whiteside County, Illinois in 1840. Enumerated in Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin in 1850, farmer, with second wife Rebecca b. c. 1805. The Crosby, Sayre, and Sixbee families of Wells also settled in Jefferson County. Daniel enumerated in Jefferson in 1860, farmer. Daniel d. Oct 1860.
1. son b. 1816-20.
2. son b. 1816-20.
3. son b. 1816-20.
4. Catherine Lucina Rhodes b. c. 1820 New York m. 21 Jan 1843 in Jefferson County, Wisconsin, Alanson Farmer b. 22 Aug 1814 Herkimer, Herkimer County, New York son of Simon Farmer, Jr., and Hannah Hildreth. Alanson d. 4 June 1894.
5. Benjamin Rhodes b. c. 1824 New York and wife Esther enumerated with Daniel in 1850, farmer, resided Jefferson County.
Fordyce Sylvester Rhoades b. 5 Dec 1811 Skaneateles, New York son of Samuel Rhoades and Lucy Porter, received his medical degree in 1836 from Willoughby Medical College in Lake Erie, m. 10 Dec 1837 at Gull Prairie, Michigan, Margaret Ingalls Nutting daughter of Abner Nutting of Brimfield, Massachusetts. F. S., was a physician. F. S. and Margaret Rhoades were members of the North Church of Wells, a Presbyterian church formed at the state line in the Seeley Creek Valley in 1836 and F. S. was an elder from 1845 to 1851. Margaret d. 11 Mar 1846 37y of consumption in Southport, Chemung County, New York (Elmira Gazette, Thursday, March 19, 1846). F. S. m. 12 Oct 1846 (2)Martha Knapp Gould b. 3 Mar 1815 New York state. Enumerated 1850 census of Wells. Also, in household were Almira R. Sanderson, age 35, b. Massachusetts and Lorana Sanderson, age 36, b. Massachusetts. F. S. m. after the 1850 census enumeration, (3)Laurana Sanderson b. 5 Mar 1824 daughter of Peter Sanderson. F. S. d. 12 June 1888 Seneca Castle, New York.
Children of F. S. and Margaret:
1. Lucy Ellen Rhoades b. 19 Oct 1838 d. young.
2. William Porter Rhoades b. 14 Mar 1841 New York m. and d. Monroe County, Washington 1940.
3. Harriet Rhoades b. 10 July 1842 d. young.
4. Mozart Rhoades b. 6 Jan 1844 d. young.
Child of F. S. and Margaret:
5. Mary Rhoades b. 4 Feb 1851.
Jedediah Rice b. c. 1784 Connecticut son of Aaron Rice was enumerated in Benton, Ontario (that portion that is now Yates) County, New York in 1810 with a wife and two children in the household. His father Aaron appeared on the first census of 1790 in Ontario County, New York. Jedediah served in the War of 1812 (made application for a pension while a resident of Chemung County, New York). Enumerated in Milo, Ontario (that portion that became Yates) County in 1820 with a wife and five children in the household plus a male over the age of forty five who was possibly Jedadiah’s father Aaron. On the 1822 assessment list of Milo, Jedediah had 49 acres. Enumerated in the 1825 state census of Milo. Jedediah first appeared on the 1828 assessment list of Wells Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, indicating they probably arrived in 1827 when the 1828 assessment list was compiled. On the 1830 assessment is the notation “acreage transfered to James Seeley, Jr., left the town.” Enumerated in neighboring Jackson Township, Tioga County in 1830. Enumerated in Genesee Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania in 1840. Jedediah Rice and wife were members of the First Jackson Baptist Church organized in 1841 near Daggett and Jobs Corners, Jackson Township. Enumerated in Southport, Chemung County, New York in 1850, farmer, with wife Hannah b. c. 1788 Vermont. Hannah d. 10 Oct 1850 62y 5m 5d (ts) Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York. Jedediah m. 11 Sept 1851 (record of Rev. Riggs marriages) Mary Evans of Southport. Jedadiah d. 5 Nov 1861 73y (ts) buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York.
1. George Washington Rice b. c. 1807 New York.
2. Arilla Rice b. 1801-10 New York m. Samuel Judson.
3. William George Rice b. 13 June 1813 New York.
4. Aaron Rice b. July 1816 New York.
5. Sylvanus Rice b. 10 Jan 1819 New York.
6. Lucretia Rice b. c. 1821-2 New York m. 7 June 1840 (Tioga Eagle, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania, June 10, 1840) at Spencerville, Jackson Township, John W. Dewey.
7. Caroline E. Rice b. 17 July 1824 New York.
8. daughter b. 1826-30.
1. George Washington Rice b. c. 1807 m. Maria Corzette b. 10 Aug 1808 daughter of John Corzette and Mary Searles. Enumerated in Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1840, brother William and sister Caroline enumerated a few households away. Enumerated in Southport, Chemung County, New York in 1850. Enumerated in Springwater, Waushara County, Wisconsin in 1860 and 1870, farmer.
Adaline Rice b. c. 1833 Pennsylvania.
Emma Rice b. c. 1835 Pennsylvania.
Helen Rice b. c. 1837 Pennsylvania.
Fanny Rice b. c. 1838 Pennsylvania.
Huldah Rice b. c. 1840 Pennsylvania.
Warren Rice b. c. 1844 New York m. 23 May 1866 in New London, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, Clara F. Shipley.
George W. W. Rice b. c. 1846 New York.
John C. Rice b. c. 1848 New York.
2. Arilla Rice. b. 1801-10 m. Samuel Judson, as his second wife, b. perhaps c. 1792 son of Solomon Judson of Wells Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Solomon m. c. 1815 Elizabeth Moore presumed daughter of William Moore who resided near the Judson family in the Seeley Creek Valley in Wells. Elizabeth was the daughter enumerated in her father’s household b. 1785-1794 or the daughter b. 1796-1800. Samuel first appears on the 1817 assessment list of Wells as single. Enumerated in Wells in 1820. Samuel enumerated in Wells in 1830 with three males b. 1826-30, female b. 1821-25, female b. 1816-20 in their household. Samuel last appears on the 1834 assessment list of Wells as does brother Isaac. They removed to Ohio, sons Solomon and Albert remaining in Wells. Enumerated 1840 census of Homer Township, Medina County, Ohio where other Wells residents (Kelly, Osgood, and others) resided. Samuel and Arilla embraced the Mormon faith and began the trek west. In 1846 Mormons had established a way station named Mt. Pisgah on the eastern side of Union County, Iowa. This was the temporary home of thousands of Mormons as they traveled west. The entire Mt. Pisgah community covered a stretch of over two miles in length and probably 1/2 mile wide. Homes made of logs or dugouts were all along the Grand River and near the Mormon Spring. Samuel and Arilla both d. 1847 at Mt. Pisgah, their exact location of burial unknown. Journals indicate that the dead were mostly buried near their homes. The Mormon church fenced in an area of Mt. Pisgah and a monument was placed there with the name of one hundred of those who died at Mt. Pisgah. Over three hundred were buried at Mt. Pisgah in the first year that people lived there.
Children of Samuel and Elizabeth:
James George Judson b. 7 June 1816 Wells d. 25 Aug 1819.
Solomon A. Judson b. 9 Oct 1819.
Albert H. Judson b. 1823 Wells.
Children of Samuel and Arilla:
Jedadiah Judson b. 30 Mar 1830 Wells.
William Judson b. 14 Dec 1831 Wells.
Aaron Judson b. 20 June 1833 Wells d. 30 Jan 1839.
Ithamar Judson b. 10 July 1835.
Timothy Judson b. 28 June 1837 Medina.
Caroline Judson b. 3 Aug 1839 Medina d. 23 Aug 1842.
Mary Jane Judson b. 26 Oct 1842 Medina.
Fannie Lovina Judson b. 3 Sept 1844 Medina d. 26 Jan 1847 Mt Pisgah, Iowa.
3. William George Rice b. 13 June 1813 m. Mar 1834 Hannah Fleming b. 3 Nov 1816 New Jersey daughter of Thomas Fleming and Rachel VanHart. Enumerated 1840 census of Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania with two males under age five (b. 1836-40), one male of age fifteen and under age twenty (b. 1821-25) one female under age five (b. 1836-40), and one female of age twenty and under age thirty (b. 1811-20), sister Caroline enumerated in the next household and brother George a few households away. Enumerated in Southport, Chemung County, New York in 1850, lumberman. Enumerated in Amherst, Portage County, Wisconsin in 1860, farmer where Hannah’s parents and siblings had settled and resided. Enumerated in Louisburg, Montgomery County, Kansas in 1870, farmer and Hannah a tailoress. William d. 14 Nov 1877 perhaps Louisburg. Hannah enumerated with daughter Mariah Axtell in Clark County, Iowa in 1880. Hannah d. 8 June 1901 perhaps Wisconsin.
Elizabeth Rice b. July 1835 d. July 1835.
David Rice b. 10 May 1836 Pennsylvania m. Helen Mayhew.
William Fleming Rice b. 28 Mar 1838 Tioga County, Pennsylvania m. 22 July 1860 in Amherst, Harriet E. Mayhew.
Phebe Ann Rice b. 7 Jan 1840 Pennsylvania m. Orin Smith and she d. 23 June 1871 buried Lower Amherst Cemetery.
Mariah Celeste Rice b. 3 Sept 1841 Pennsylvania m. Rufus Bean Axtell.
James V. Rice b. 7 July 1843 Pennsylvania m. Mary J. Ellis.
Hannah Rice b. May 1845 d. May 1846.
Isaac Rice b. 10 Mar 1847 New York d. 19 Dec 1864.
Harriet P. Rice b. 25 Dec 1852 Wisconsin m. Oct 1873 George Lee.
4. Aaron Rice b. July 1816 m. Sarah W. Seeley b. c. 1822 daughter of Henry Seeley and Elizabeth Watkins. Aaron was a doctor. Enumerated in Genesee Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania in 1840 and 1850. Enumerated in Southport, Chemung County, New York in 1860. In the 1863 Elmira City directory, house and practice at 32 South Lake; 1866, house and practice at 7 South Main. Enumerated in Elmira in 1870, physician and surgeon, Sarah’s parents residing with them; 1874 proprietor of St. Mary’s Infirmary in Elmira. Enumerated in Garfield, Pawnee County, Kansas in 1880, physician, Sarah’s parents residing with them. Aaron was enumerated with son Leman in Grant Township, Dickinson County, Kansas in 1900.
Henry Seeley Rice b. c. 1843 Pennsylvania was an attorney.
Albert Leman Rice b. Mar 1845 Pennsylvania was a druggist and then engaged in farming. Enumerated with a large family in Grant Township, Dickinson County, Kansas.
5. Sylvanus Rice b. 10 Jan 1819 m. Harriet Seeley b. May 1815 daughter of Adam Seeley and Keziah Watrous. Enumerated in Genesee Township, Potter County, Pennsylvania in 1840 next to her brother Henry Seeley and near Sylvanus’s parents. Enumerated in Charleston Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1850, sawyer. Enumerated in Jackson Township, Tioga County in 1860, farm laborer, next to household of Sylvanus’s sister Caroline Andrews and family, residence at Trowbridge. Sylvanus served in Company E, 96th New York Infantry during the Civil War. Enumerated in Jackson Township in 1870 with no children in their household. In the 1874 Elmira City Directory, boarded at 253 South Avenue. Enumerated in household of son George in Manistique, Schoolcraft County, Michigan in 1880, farmer. Sylvanus d. 1890 (ts) buried Upper Jemison Cemetery, Chatham Township, Tioga County. Harriet enumerated in the household of daughter Hannah in Chemung County, New York in 1900, mother of four children, three living. Harriet d. 1907 (ts) Schoolcraft County, Michigan buried with Sylvanus.
Mary Keziah Rice b. Sept 1840.
George Washington Rice b. 12 Mar 1842.
Hannah Rice b. Aug. 1844.
Martha Rice b. c. 1849.
7. Caroline E. Rice b. 17 July 1824 was enumerated as a head of household in the 1840 census of Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, residing alone, next to the household of brother William. Caroline m. Thomas Alden Andrews b. 1814 New York. Enumerated in Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania in 1850, 1860, and 1870, farmer. Thomas d. 19 Nov 1883 69y (ts) and Caroline d. 21 Jan 1885 60y 6m 4d (ts) Upper Gillett Cemetery, South Creek Township, Bradford County.
Willis H. Andrews b. 13 July 1845 Southport, served Company E,
86th NY Infantry during Civil War, d. 1920 (ts)
Upper Gillett Cemetery.
M. J. Andrews b. c. 1847 New York.
Joseph Lewis Riggs b. 12/19 Mar 1809 New Providence, Essex County or Mendham, Morris County, New Jersey son of Rev. Elias Riggs and Margaret Congar, graduated from Amherst College in 1831 and entered Andover Theological Seminary in 1833 where he remained one year and then completed his theological course at Princeton. Joseph was a Presbyterian clergyman, commenced ministry at Presbyterian Church at Aspinwall (now Coryland), 25 Aug 1843 and continued for three years. Joseph m. 1 May 1844 Elizabeth Ann Roosa b. c. 1821 New Jersey daughter of Rev. Egbert E. Roosa and Catherine Hinman. In 1850, residing northern Wells in Seeley Creek Valley, presumably the pastor at the Presbyterian Church at the state line that was later moved to Mosherville. Margaret Riggs b. c. 1783 New York state enumerated in same household in 1850. Enumerated in Elmira, New York in 1860. Joseph d. 20 Aug 1865 at Elmira, New York. Leatherbound book of Rev. Riggs containing Wells Township marriages beginning in 1845 in possession of Chemung County Historical Society, Elmira, New York.
1. Edward Hinman Riggs b. 13 Mar 1845 Wells
2. William Congar Riggs b. 26 Aug 1847 Wells.
3. Mary Elizabeth Riggs b. 28 Sept 1852 Wells.
4. Charles Bement Riggs b. 28 Dec 1854 New York.
5. Emma Catherine Riggs b. 20 July 1857 New York.
6. Elias Forsyth Riggs b. 2 July 1860 New York.
D. W. Roberts, Edward D. Roberts, and John Roberts appear on the 1835 assessment list of Wells. John was a merchant with a house and lot. In 1837 James E. Roberts appears. On the 1838 assessment list none of them appear.
Zenus Roberts b. 21 Sept 1781 (vr) Williamstown, Massachusetts son of Ard and Miriam Roberts m. Elizabeth Daniels b. 6 Dec 1783 daughter of Sterling Daniels. They removed from Berkshire County, Massachusetts to Daggett, Jackson Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Elizabeth d. 1 July 1853 69y 6m 25d (ts). Zenus had a second wife Phebe and she d. 20 Oct 1857 73y 9m 9d (ts). Third wife Mercy named in Will. Zenus d. 27 Feb 1861 79y (ts) Old Daggett Burying Ground. Administration of estate dated 8 Mar 1861. Executor, Allen B. Bryan. To be buried in Daggett Hollow Cemetery. Heirs: Mary A. Hakes, Elizabeth S. Bailey, Abigail M. Bryan, Polly Ann Odell, Hiram H. Roberts, E. D. Roberts, Seth S. Roberts, and Zenas H. Roberts.
1. Hiram B. Roberts b. 1804.
2. Mary A. Roberts b. 1806.
3. Edward D. Roberts b. c. 1808 Massachusetts.
4. Elizabeth L. Roberts b. c. 1810.
5. Henry Zenus Roberts b. c. 1812 Massachusetts.
6. Abigail Mabel Roberts b. 14 Mar 1818 Massachusetts m. Allen Boardman Bryant.
7. Polly Ann Roberts b. 7 Mar 1821 Berkshire County, Massachusetts m. Jesse B. Odell and removed to Lenawee County, Michigan.
8. Seth S. Roberts b. 11 Sept 1823.
1. Hiram B. Roberts b. 1804 was a physician. Wife, Sally Ann d. 5 Jan 1835 26y 1m 30d (ts) Old Daggett Burying Ground. H. B. appears on the 1838 assessment list of Wells. On the 1839 assessment list he was a non resident. Hiram d. 1 Apr 1842 38y 2m 8d (ts) Old Daggett Burying Ground. Administration of his estate dated 14 Apr 1842 by Phebe Roberts, Ferris Roberts, Edward D. Roberts, and David Griswold, Jr.
3. Edward D. Roberts b. c. 1808 and wife Hannah b. c. 1811 enumerated 1850 census of Jackson Township, tailor.
Elizabeth Roberts b. c. 1833.
Sally Ann Roberts b. c. 1835.
Frances Roberts b. c. 1836.
H. C. Roberts b. c. 1838 was among a list of men from Wells drafted at Towanda on 16 Oct 1862 during the Civil War.
G. W. Roberts b. c. 1840.
Louisa Roberts b. c. 1842.
M. M. Roberts b. c. 1844.
E. A. Roberts b. c. 1846.
E. D. Roberts b. c. 1849.
5. Henry Zenus Roberts b. c. 1812 Massachusetts and wife, Sylvia Ann b. c. 1812 New York enumerated 1850 census of Wells. 1858 map, residing Judson Hill. Enumerated in Wells, residing at Judson Hill in 1880.
John Roberts b. c. 1832 Massachusetts.
Malissa Roberts b. c. 1834.
Nathan Roberts b. c. 1836 Pennsylvania.
Mary E. Roberts b. c. 1838 Pennsylvania.
George N. Roberts b. c. 1840 Pennsylvania.
Edward Roberts b. c. 1845 Pennsylvania.
Sarah J. Roberts b. c. 1846 Pennsylvania.
Joseph S. Roberts b. c. 1849 Pennsylvania.
Byron Roberts b. c. 1852 Wells. The death of Byron Roberts, late of Judson Hill, Pa., on November 17 removed from that community one of its most respected and beloved residents. Past seventy- two years of age, he spent his entire life at Judson Hill. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Roberts and was born on the same farm on which he died. For several years, Mr. Roberts was not actively engaged in farming because of declining health and passed his time with his family. If his life had been spared, he would have been married fifty years on March 24, 1924. The decedent from his youth had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Judson Hill. He is survived by his widow, two daughters, Mrs. William Chamberlain of Gillett, Pa. and Mrs. Harry J. Courtright of Elmira; two sons, Charles B. Roberts of Gillett and Bert E., of Horseheads; ten grand (incomplete obituary).
Hiram D. Roberts b. c. 1828 New York state and wife, Mary A., b. c. 1829 Pennsylvnaia enumerated 1850 census of Wells.
1. Elizabeth Roberts b. c. 1849 Pennsylvania.
John Roberts b. c. 1811 New York st ate first appears on the 1835 assessment list of Wells along with a D. W. Roberts and Edward Roberts. Wife, Clarissa E. b. c. 1819 New York state enumerated 1860 census of Wells. On 1858 map of Wells in Seeley Creek Valley between state line and Mosherville on east side of main road and also at Mosherville. John and Clarissa E. Roberts were members of the North Church of Wells, a Presbyterian church formed at the state line in the Seeley Creek Valley in 1836.
1. William Roberts b. c. 1839 New York.
2. Eloise Roberts b. c. 1853 Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Hiel Updyke d. on the 26th leaving husband; G. W. Roberts, brother of Williamsport and Mrs. Labar of New York and a brother and four sisters.
James Robison first appears on 1838 assessment list of Wells. On the 1839 assessment list he was a non resident.
Orilla Robinson, 1883 list of pensioners, widow of soldier, Wells Post Office.