At the first election for township officers in 1827, which was held at the house of William Bagley, James Price, James Bosworth, and Jeremiah Cass were judges of the election, and Samuel B. Johnson and Cyrus Tuttle, clerks. Township Trustees 1827-1868. 1827 William Bagley, James Bosworth, Solomon Newton. 1828 Jeremiah Cass, Elijah Alderman, Solomon Newton. 1829 Joseph McDonald, James Price, Solomon Newton. 1830 David Eggleston, James Price, Solomon Newton. 1831 Jonathan Watkins, James Price, Solomon Newton. 1832 Wanting. 1833 Elijah Alderman, Thomas Dew, John Ivers. 1834 Elijah Alderman, Luther Mingus, Enoch Rutter. 1835 Wanting. 1836 Solomon Newton, Andrew McKee, William
Topic: Township Officers
Township Trustees 1811-1868. 1811 Job Ruter, Elijah Hatch, James Crippen. 1812 Daniel Stewart, George Barrows, John Thompson. 1813 Elijah Rowell, James Crippen, John Thompson. 1814 Daniel Stewart, James Crippen, Joshua Selby. 1815 Daniel Stewart, James Crippen, William Barrows. 1816 Daniel Stewart, Elijah Hatch, Joshua Selby. 1817 James Crippen, John Thompson, Henry Barrows. 1818-19 James Crippen, Archelaus Stewart, Henry Barrows. 1820 James Crippen, Archelaus Stewart, Daniel Stewart. 1821 James Crippen, John Thompson, Daniel Stewart. 1822 Elijah Hatch, Joshua Selby, Daniel Stewart. 1823 James Crippen, Elmer Rowell, Archelaus Stewart. 1824 William S. Doan, Joshua Selby, Henry Barrows. 1825 Daniel Stewart, Elijah Dalbey,
Township Trustees. 1827-28 Joseph Thompson, Elam Frost, John L. Kelly. 1829 Joseph Thompson, Rufus P. Cooley, John L. Kelly. 1830 Francis B. Drake, Thomas Miles, Abner Frost. 1831 Joseph Thompson, Elam Frost, John L. Kelly. 1832 Joseph Thompson, Thomas Miles, A. M. Williams. 1833 John Bodwell, Francis B. Drake, Abner Frost. 1834 Luther Dinsmore, John L. Kelly, J. B. Force. 1835 Luther Dinsmore, John L. Kelly, G. H. Cooley. 1836 Charles Brown, John L. Kelly, John Carlton, 1837 Samuel Day, George Eaton, Cyrus 0. McGrath. 1838 Joseph Bobo, John Carlton, David Whaley. 1839 Calvin F. Dains, Ezra H. Miller, Rufus
The town was incorporated in 1844. At the first election for town officers John V. Brown was chosen mayor, and J. M. Gorsline recorder. For a number of years afterward there was no election, but since 1855 they have been held regularly. Town Officers of Albany since 1855. 1855.-Mayor, Albert Vorhes; Recorder, Henry Wells; Treasurer, John Vorhes; Councilmen, John Brown, J. M. Gorsline, Wm. Smith, Peter Morse, and David Sampson. 1856.-Mayor, Albert Vorhes; Recorder, John Brown; Treasurer, John Vorhes; Councilmen, Wm. R. Collins, Peter Morse, W. W. Kurtz, J. M. Gorsline, and P. McCann. 1859.-Mayor, A. Palmer; Recorder, J. E.
We have not been able to procure the records of the township previous to 1825; they have been lost or destroyed. The following are the township trustees since that time. Township Trustees 1825-1868. 1825 Resolved Fuller, Daniel Weethee, Samuel B. Johnson. 1826 Jonathan Allen, Simon H. Mansfield, William Bagley. 1827 Jeremiah Morris, Simon H. Mansfield, Josiah True. 1828 Resolved Fuller, Simon H. Mansfield, Josiah True. 1829 Jeremiah Morris, Simon H. Mansfield, Horace Carter. 1830 Daniel Weethee, Simon H. Mansfield, Josiah True. 1831 Samuel Stevens, Jeremiah Morris, Josiah True. 1832 Samuel Stevens, Robert Conn, Josiah True. 1833 Samuel Stevens, Robert Conn,
The early records of the township are lost, and there is no list of its officers prior to 1855. The population in 1820 was 320; in 1830 it was 395; in 1840 it was 734; in 1850 it was 1,087; in 1860 it was 1,827. Township Trustees 1855-1868. 1855 Hiram Frost, Vincent Caldwell, Caleb Wells. 1856-57 Jacob S. Coen, R. M. Wilson, Walter Glazier. 1858 William Mills. R. M. Wilson, Walter Glazier. 1859 Cyrenus Stout, Simeon Buck, Asa P. Jeffers. 1860 Walter Glazier, James Buck, Asa P. Jeffers. 1861 Walter Glazier, S. H. Lottridge, Cyrenus Stout. 1862 William Merrill, S.
The first election for township trustees was held at the house of Edward Pilcher, April 5, 1819. John C. Carico and Stephen Pilcher were judges, and Joshua Hoskinson and John McGill clerks of the election. Township Trustees 1819-1868. 1819 Parker Carpenter, Stephen Pilcher, George Bean. 1820 Martin Mansfield, Stephen Pilcher, George Bean. 1821 Martin Mansfield, Martin Boyles, George Bean. 1822 Parker Carpenter, Martin Boyles, Elijah Pilcher. 1823 Martin Mansfield, Andrew J. Hoskinson, Samuel Warren. 1824 Martin Mansfield, Philip M. Starr, Samuel Warren. 1825 Joshua Hoskinson, Stephen Pilcher, John Boyles. 1826 John C. Carico, George Boyles, William Hallert. 1827 Stephen Pitcher,
Township Trustees 1828-1868. 1828-30 John Henry, James Dickey, John Wickham. 1831-33 ” David James, Jeffrey Buchanan. 1834 Dyar Selby, Sen., John Wickham, James Dickey. 1835 William J. Brown, ” ” 1836 ” David James, ” 1837 Matthew Henry, ” ” 1838 ” ” Wm. J. Brown. 1839 ” James Dickey, ” 1840 J. E. Vore, ” John Work 1841 David James, Thornton Swart, ” 1842 ” James Dickey, Dyar Selby, Jun. 1843 Joseph McCune, ” ” 1844 ” ” Reuben Hague. 1845 David James, ” ” 1846 Jesse Carr, Dyar Selby, John Work. 1847 David Colvin, Robert Henry, Wm. Rardin
The first election for town officers was held April 27, 1839, when Charles Cable was elected mayor; A. J. Bond recorder; John Coe, S. M. Sheppard, John Hull, W. W. Poston, and James Rusk trustees. Luther Burt was appointed marshal of the village, and Robert Miller treasurer. James Rusk declining to serve as trustee, Thomas L. Mintun was appointed in his place. Since then the following persons have been elected mayor. Mayors 1840-1868. 1840-William Burlingame. 1841-Ebenezer Fenimore. 1842-Solomon Roberts. 1843-44-James Deaver. 1845-R. G. McLean. 1846-47-No record. 1848-49-Lewis Steenrod. [Mr. Steenrod having resigned, A. J. Guitteau was appointed for his unexpired
The first election for township officers in Ames was held June 1, 1802 (nearly three years before the organization of the county), at the house of Silvanus Ames, and resulted as follows: Nathan Woodbury, George Ewing and Samuel Brown, trustees; Daniel Weethee, clerk; Josiah True and Samuel Brown, overseers of the poor; Nathan Woodbury, Joseph Pugsley and John Swett, fence viewers; George Wolf and Christopher Herrold, house appraisers; Daniel Converse, lister; Samuel Brown and Benjamin Brown, supervisors; Daniel Converse and Silvanus Ames, constables. In 1803 the following were elected: Benjamin Brown, Silvanus Ames and Daniel Weethee, trustees; George Ewing, clerk;