The family of Nelson Drake; back to 1630, New York and Michigan pioneers, with genealogy supplement. Surnames: Allen, Barre, Bickford, Boyer, Bravender, Brosius, Brown, Christmas, Corner, Coey, Cozzi, Davis, Day, Diener, Drake, Dust, Engleberg, Fishel, Fookes, Gorton, Groce, Hawkins, Hewes, Hill, Hilton, Hirsch, Huddlestun, Kaiser, Kellogg, Langfield, Lear, Martinchak, McClellan, Point, Rae, Rayner, Ritter, Roehm, Rossi, Shilander, Smith, Soule, Stingley, Tucker, Ward, Wauvle, West, White, Wickham, and Wright.
Location: Ulster County NY
For many generations the name of Clinton has been a name for New York State to conjure with. The public achievements of George Clinton and his fame as a farseeing statesman have been somewhat obscured by the later brilliancy of DeWitt Clinton, of the same clan. George Clinton was born on July 26, 1739, in what is now the Town of New Windsor, Orange County, N. Y. He was the youngest son of Charles Clinton, who came from the North of Ireland. He was born in 1690 and died in Orange County in 1773. It should be stated by way
David Milton Boyd, secretary of the Traffic Motor Truck Corporation of St. Louis, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, August 1, 1878, and is a son of Trustin Brown and Emily (Tousey) Boyd, who are now residents of St. Louis. Their family numbered two sons, the younger being Ingram F., who Is the president of the Boyd-Richardson Men’s Apparel Company of this city. In the acquirement of his education, David Milton Boyd attended Smith Academy of St. Louis, which he entered in 1887, completing his course by graduation in June, 1896. He afterward attended Yale University and won his Bachelor of
James O’Neill came to the northwest from the far-off Atlantic coast: nor have his travels been limited by his journey across the continent, for he spent some time among the mountains in the distant south. He was born in Rondout, New York, May 6, 1861 his parents being Patrick and Hannah (Mullroy) O’Neill, natives of Ireland. Both crossed the Atlantic to the United States in childhood, and were reared, educated and married in the Empire state. The father, who was a tanner by trade, died when our subject was only about five years old leaving the mother to care for
Samuel Todd5, (Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Nov. 19, 1756, in Plymouth, Conn., died March 18, 1852, in New York State and was buried in the Cloveville cemetery, married first in 1779, Mary, daughter of Capt. John and Lois (Brockett) Dudley of Wallingford, Conn., who was born in 1759, died July 11, 1841. The inscription on her monument in the Clovesville, N. Y. cemetery reads, “In memory of Mary, wife of Samuel Todd, who lived together 62 years, died July 11, 1841, Aged 82 yrs.” He married second May 8, 1842, Jane Rosecrans at Shandaken, N. Y., who was born
Dyer Todd7, (Burr6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 14, 1821, died Dec. 1, 1879, he was twice married, first, Lucy Anne Seager, second, Electa, daughter of Walter and Esther (Allaben) Stratton, who was born Oct. 25, 1818, and married first, Samuel Mullineux. They lived in Hardenburgh, Ulster County, N. Y. Child by Lucy A. Seager: *1428. Hiram Burr, b. July 26, 1848. Children by Electa Stratton: 1429. Stratton B., b. June 19, 1862. 1430. Emily A., b. Oct. 4, 1864.
BOWERS, Harriet Cooke Todd7, (Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born July 22, 1822, in Dryden, N. Y., died April 6, 1911, married Dec. 6, 1840, in Libertyville, N. Y., John Bowers, of Lansing, N. Y., who was born July 7, 1813, in Homer, N. Y. Children: I. Sarah Louverna, b. Dec. 23, 1841, in Peruville, N. Y. II. Mary Jane, b. May 28, 1844, in Summer Hill, Cayuga County, N. Y., m. Feb. 4, 1864, Henry S. Jewell. III. John Seymour, b. May 21, 1845, in Summer Hill, N. Y., d. Aug. 6, 1909, in Elgin, Ill., m. Dec.
Abram Hasbrouck, City Mayor, and dealer in hardware and agricultural implements, Mattoon; was born in Ulster Co., N. Y., in 1825; his early life was passed upon the farm, and his education, such as was derived from the common schools; he remained on the homestead until about 25 years of age; in 1854, he came West and first settled in Michigan; here he engaged in operating a hotel; in 1857, he moved to Milwaukee, and conducted the “Walker House” two years; the winter of 1859 he spent in Chicago, not actively engaged in business; in 1860, he located in Mattoon,
Samuel R. Langworthy is one of the most progressive and energetic real-estate and insurance men of Riverside. He established his office and business in May 1888, at a time when the “boomers ” were rapidly retiring from the field of real estate in disgust. He is not a boomer,” but is a wide awake, energetic business man, confining himself to legitimate straightforward dealings, and his success in business and the rapid extension of his operations are a sufficient proof that bona-fide real-estate transactions can always be consummated in Riverside, when based upon their real value. It is to his efforts
AARON ROSE. – This gentleman, one of the earliest pioneers of the Umpqua valley, was born in Ulster county, in the State of New York, June 20, 1813, and was raised a farmer. He was married to Minerva Kelley in 1838. He crossed the plains with his family in 1851, arriving at Foster’s August 22d, and came directly to the valley of the South Umpqua, and settled at the mouth of Deer creek, upon the present site of the flourishing city of Roseburg, Oregon, September 23, 1851. He at once built a house and engaged in farming, in which he