Location: Steuben County NY

Pease, Rosanna ‘Roxy’ L. Williams – Obituary

Mrs. Roxy L. Pease, who died Oct. 31st was born Aug. 28th 1832, in Steuben County, New York. At the age of 20 she married B. S. [Benjamin Salisbury] Pease and soon after immigrated to the then territory of Iowa. After a few years residence there the family again immigrated, this time to territory of Minnesota, where they lived until 1877, when they came to Kittitas Valley where she resided until the time of her death. She was the mother of seven children, five of whom survive her. During the last year and a half she has resided in Ellensburg

Jane Todd Slover of Bath NY

SLOVER, Jane Todd7, (Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born in Dryden, N. Y., died Feb. 1908, married in 1853, Harry Slover, who died in 1910, in Bath, N. Y. Children: I. Ruel, b. Sept. 19, 1854, in Dryden, N. Y. II. Hattie, b. Sept. 10, 1856, in Hanover, Ill.; she lived in Elgin, Ill.

Edward Elliott Todd of Hornell NY

Edward Elliott Todd8, (George N.7, Caleb6, Caleb5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 14, 1844, married July 5, 1866, Emma A., daughter of Rev. Isaac Foster. They lived in Hornell, N. Y. Children: 1984. Mary Elliott, b. March 24, 1867. 1985. George Foster, b. Dec. 8, 1868. 1986. Edward Herman, b. Feb. 21, 1872. 1987. Louisa Augusta, b. June, 1874.

Zerah Todd of Corning NY

Zerah Todd8, (Lemuel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 13, 1813, in Hartwick, N. Y., died July 30, 1880, in Corning, N. Y., married March 20, 1834, Martha, daughter of Benjamin W. and Lois (Tillotson) Carr, who was born April 8, 1811, in Toddsville, N. Y., died June 22, 1887, in Corning, N. Y. Mr. Todd was a paper manufacturer in Toddsville, N. Y., until 1849, when his mill burned with no insurance. The ruins were still there in 1914, when the editor visited Toddsville to attend the Todd-Carr family reunion. Soon after the fire, he moved his

Biography of Belden D. Burt

The subject of this sketch is one of the pioneer merchants of Riverside, and is the senior member of the firm of B. D. Burt & Brother. This is now the oldest mercantile firm in the city, having been established in 1875, and been continuously in business since that time. The first brick block erected in Riverside was that occupied by Mr. Burt, on the corner of Main and Eighth streets. For many years he conducted a general mercantile business, but in the later years, has confined his business to dry goods, clothing, boots and shoes, etc. Mr. Burt’s partner

Biography of Alonzo D. Haight

Alonzo D. Haight, who is one of the earlier settlers of Riverside, has been identified with the growth of the colony since April, 1876. At that time he purchased a Government claim for forty acres of land located on Palm avenue, about two and a half miles south of Riverside, and commenced its improvement. Later he was compelled to purchase the same land from the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, it being claimed under their land grants from the Government. At first Mr. Haight planted largely of deciduous fruits and vines, but as experience showed the value of citrus fruits he

Biography of Charles Danford Bean

Charles Danford Bean, attorney and counselor at law in Geneva, Ontario county, New York, is a member of a family that has been domiciled in New York state for several generations, and their history and that of the family seat is a more than usually interesting one. Maple Hill, the homestead, derives its name from the thickly-wooded land upon which the house stands, and has many historic associations. The mansion was originally erected in 1834. and was at that time a twostory structure; successive owners added wings and rebuilt and remodeled the house, which has sheltered and extended hospitality to

Biography of Albert Barnes Watkins

ALBERT BARNES WATKINS IN THE broad and varied interests of education, and as possessing intellectual powers admirably fitted for the practical application of knowledge to the wants of our young men and women engaged in the courses of study, no man in Albany has earned a more excellent reputation than Dr. Albert B. Watkins, of the University of the State of New York. His career, marked by a supreme love for knowledge, reveals in full light the earnest, persevering and successful workings of the true educator under many pressing difficulties. He was born on the 8th of July, 1838, in

Biography of Amos Fowler, M. D.

AMOS FOWLER, M. D. IN THE galaxy of Albany physicians whose professional labors have done so much toward alleviating physical suffering, the name of Dr. Amos Fowler stands conspicuous. This celebrity he has attained after long years of patient toil, deep study, and constant practice. He was born in the town of Cohocton, Steuben county, N. Y., on the 5th day of July, 1820. His ancestors were among those from the old, enterprising eastern states, who loved so much to set the wheels of civilization in motion and turn the wilderness into a garden. Removing at an early day from

Biography of William B. Ruggles

WILLIAM B. RUGGLES WILLIAM Benjamin Ruggles was born at Bath, Steuben County, N. Y., on the 14th of May, 1827. He is the son of William and Mary Ruggles. At the age of thirteen he was in a Bath printing office, trying to work his way up from the printer’s case, with the determination of becoming some day an educated man. At the same period he attended a part of the time the public school of Bath, with a view of preparing himself for a collegiate course. ” We remember him,” writes one, ” when a boy, as a studious