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Other Wills and Interesting notes from across Tompkins County

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* indicates signed with X proved = probated daus: = daughters
d/o = daughter of s/o = son of w/o = wife of grandchildren wd/o = widow of wit: = witnesses
ex: = executor(s) ch/o = child(ren) of * = ERRATA
hus: = husband d.s.p. = died without issue (sic) = as written
t.s = tombstone ibid = same as above g = guardian
c = counsel unm = unmarried (c) = calculated

no bk or pg # noted

ENGLISH, Hezekiah of Dryden -(had lot 72 in Dryden)

dated: ? - proved: 4 August 1850

wife: Mary

sons: eldest, Elisha, Jesse, John, William, Philander, Joseph, Lewis and Hezekiah

daus: Sarah Ann (unm), Elizabeth OVERACKER, Hannah (late Scofield), 

Nancy HALL, Charlotte SCOFIELD, Catharine HILDEBRANT and Maria P. VANORDER

wit: Augustus SHERRILL of Ithaca and Wessel MIDDAUGH of Dryden

ex: Jesse ENGLISH 2nd and Hezekiah ENGLISH (paid $25.00 for trouble)

will packet 1884 - 1889 T:178

OSMUN, Ezekiel of Ithaca d.30 August 1887 bur. N.Lansing age 82yrs 3mo

dated: 6 November 1886 - proved: 19 December 1887

wife: Diana(d/o James PATTERSON from Ireland, 2nd wife - lst wife

Caty d/o Jacob and Dorothy [STORM] SHOEMAKER) 

sons: John D. OSMUN of Ithaca, Tompkins Co.  60yrs

      Jacob S. OSMUN of Genoa, Cayuga Co.    57yrs 

daus: Dorothea A. w/o Charles WILCOX         50yrs

gr.sons: sons of dec'd son Abram - George E. OSMUN 22yrs; Fred A. OSMUN  19yrs; Frank W. 

OSMUN 16yrs; Lee, (Lebar)OSMUN 16yrs twins

above named grandchildren living at 159-161 Grand River, Detroit,Mi. 

wit: Frederick P. RANDOLPH and Ira GARDINER both of Ithaca 

adm. Diana OSMUN widow : special guardian J. TRUMAN

The mother of Abram's children was Martha d/o George PEARSALL. 

OSMUN, Caty died intestate 31 January 1878 was proved 4 May 1882.

reads the same except for ages of heirs. Letters of Adm. 41:367 see John OSMUN 

Letters of Adm. 41:533

OSMUN, Abram of Lansing (d.20 January 1884 bur. N. Lansing s/o John )

proved: 31 July 1885

sons: Jacob OSMUN of Lansing 52yrs; Charles OSMUN of Lansing 39yrs

gr.daus: Emma MILLER of Lansing 2yrs; Etta CONKLIN of Lansing 21yrs (d/o dec'd dau. Betsey 

wf/o John CONKLIN)

adm.: wife Anna (SHOEMAKER) OSMUN  see John OSMUN        

1:81 final 1881 [History says s/o Abraham and Sarah [JORDAN] OSMUN 

OSMUN, William of Lansing - died 15 January 1862 

dated: 20 December 1861 - proved: ?

wife: not mentioned 

(ed.note married Catharine d/o Henry and Maria [KUGLEVIN] NEWMAN - September 1861 

both buried Asbury)

sons: William A. J. 21 Sep 1827 - m. Mary Margaret, d/o Isaac and Sally [OSMUN]DAVIS.

daus: Elmira m. Charles HEDDON  17 Sep 1809 - 22 Apr 1878; Christiann m. Jacob SHOEMAKER 

- 11 Apr 1874 66yrs; Elizabeth 1805 - 25 May 1868  m. Richard G. MORGAN 1797 - 14 Feb 1865; 

Catharine - 17 Nov 1869  m. John W.(esley) GIBBS - 17 May 1883; Julia - 23 Feb 1871 71yrs m. 

Ira WYCOFF 5 Oct 1812 - 12 Jun 1884 s/o Jesse & Susanna(BROWN); Permilla 1822 - 22 July 1874 

Auburn, Cayuga Co. Asbury M.E. m. Henry TERPENNING 1806 - 1866; all 21 yrs of age

gr. ch.: children of dau. Christiann SHOEMAKER - Ann SHOEMAKER w/o Anson WYCKOFF; Elmira 

SHOEMAKER w/o Oliver BRECKENRIDGE; Sarah SHOEMAKER w/o Dennis s/o John & Elizabeth (OSBORNE) 

KELLY  did they come to Oakland Co. Mi.? Elizabeth was the d/o William and Margaret [TOAN] 

OSBORNE (see her father and step mother's wills); youngest Emma SHOEMAKER (m. Randall SMITH of 


wit: Thomas J. MAPES and John DOUGLAS

ex:  William A. J. OSMUN and 6 others annexed from Catharine SHOEMAKER 27 January 1862   

(Jacob SHOEMAKER sick 5 February 1862) (ed.note: Jacob SHOEMAKER s/o Jacob and Dorothy [STORMS]

 SHOEMAKER Richard G. MORGAN s/o Evan and Sally (GOODWIN) MORGAN of Pa. also see Maria SCHENCK 

letter) will Summit County Ohio  

OZMUN, Isaac of Boston Twp. Summit Co. Ohio 

(brother of Wm. and s/o Abraham and Sarah [JORDAN] OZMUN)

War of 1812 soldier in Cayuga Co., NY. 

born 2 March 1785 Smith's Clove, Orange Co., New York - 26 May 1866 his will was gone from the 

folder and so we have re-constructed his family from several different sources.

wife: Maria (nee NEWMAN) 19 March 1787 York Co. Pa. - 12 January 1863 95yrs 9mo 23da both 

buried Boston Twp. Cemetery see pg 1

      i:   Lucious Z.F. OZMUN  20 Jul 1807 - 18 Jul 1892   unm   

     ii:   Malinda OZMUN       27 Aug 1809 - 17 Apr 1854 m. Joseph LAMB

    iii:   Margaret OZMUN       1 Jan 1812 - 1882  m. Abisha CROSSMAN

     iv:   Hector C.P. OZMUN   19 Feb 1815 - 19 May 1879 m. Nancy LONG

      v:   Polly Maria OZMUN   24 Mar 1817 - m. Samuel CARTER

     vi:   Catherine OZMUN     27 Jun 1824 - m. Robert ASHLEY

    vii:   Abraham Newman OZMUN 26 Jan 1827 - 27 Dec 1897 m. lst: Emily DOUDS

m. 2nd: Eliza (Viers) LAMB 

"Genealogical Data pertaining to the Women in the Western Reserve Marriages and tombstones in 

Summit Co. Ohio"

Isaac listed as 2nd son married ca 1806 in Tompkins Co. New York moved to Portage Co. Ohio 

prior to that part of Ohio becoming Summit Co. History of Summit Co. Ohio. Boston Twp. Bio 

settled 59 acres, was J.P. Treasurer, They had a value of $3300 17 Oct 1850 family 145/148  

457:5:202:17494 Cattaraugus Co. New York

OSMUN, Aaron of Hinsdale died 1 February 1889 (55yrs in 1860)

proved: 21 September 1889

wife: Catharine (nee KARNS 54 yrs 1860 born Pa. married Tompkins Co. 

3 March 1825, d/o of Deacon KARN, newspaper announcement of wedding)

sons: Andrew   60yrs (m. Caroline  -- )

daus: Sarah KELLER 58yrs; Elmira SNYDER 54yrs of Cuba, Alleghany Co.; Marion HEDDON 41yrs of 

Hinsdale H. OSMUN  35yrs; Rensalear OSMUN  33yrs; Ida OSMUN 30yrs  (m. --- GERMAN?); 

Dana OSMUN  28yrs (ed. note Dana A. OSMUN 1858 - 1901 bur Maplehurst Cem. Hinsdale, Cattargus Co. with wife Winifred 1861 - 1921); 

Emma POTTER 27yrs; Myra OSMUN 25yrs 1867 - 1946 m. Frank E. WILLOVER 1865 - 1952 bur. Maplehurst Cem.; Myron OSMUN  28yrs; Jennie OSMUN 21yrs; Effie OSMUN 18yrs; Adda BURS 22yrs; Mina OSMUN  16yrs; Ivan OSMUN  18yrs; Hellen PETTIT 34yrs (note: ch/o son Lavinus OSMUN )

ex: wife and Tobias SNYDER of Cuba and T. Philesmer SNYDER 

sur: $1,000 Amasa FULLER and James BUCHANAN

A:54/also  A:101 Cayuga Co. (from Northampton now Monroe County, Pa.)

LABAR, William of Milton s/o William & Elizabeth (LONG) LABAR 1767-4 Jan 1802 age 35yrs

dated: 28 June 1802 - proved: 7 March 1804

wife: Elizabeth (d/o Ephraim and Catharine [ - ] BLOOM ) 82 yrs 1850

both buried Asbury M. E. Ch. Cem. FC pg 178r living with son Ephraim.

sons: Ephraim - 4 Sep 1787 - 63 yrs? 1850 Lansing; Elias; Abraham - 65 yrs 1850 Groton; 

William; George  11 Dec 1801 - 4 May 1817 15yrs bapt. at home of Henry TEETER

daus: Catharine; Mary - 18 May 1781 - ; Sally to be brought up by my wife

wit: Jeremiah DINTHORNE, Abraham BLOOM and James BISHOP

ex: Henry BLOOM and Peter CONRAD - inv:box 2P 14 September 1807

1:391  Northampton Co. Pa.

LABAR, Abraham of Easton tailor (s/o Charles ?)

dated: 18 Dec 1777 - proved: 29 April 1791

wife: Rosina

sons: nor daus. mentioned

mentions brothers Daniel and George

wit: Robert TRAILL, Michael YOHE and J. Nicholas TROXELL

ex: wife Rosina 

1:392  Northampton Co. Pa.

LABAR, Charles of Upper Mt. Bethel Twp. yeoman

dated: 6 April 1790 - proved: 24 May 1790 

wife: Margaret 

sons: George, Abraham, Daniel and William, 

daus: Leonora, Margaret, Sarah and Mary

wit: Melchior LABAR * and John FAUNER

ex: John BECK and Christian SMITH both of Upper Mt. Bethel Twp. 


      Upper Mt. Bethel Lutheran and Ref. Ch. 

           LAWAR, Carl and Anna Margaretha  

      Jacobus  7 Sep 1784 bpt. 1 Mar 1789 -

       sponsors: Ludwig Henrich and Elizabeth LAWAR

      Anna Margaretha 17 Sep 1786 bpt. 1 Mar 1789

      sponsors: Carl LAWAR and Elizabeth 


           LAWAR, John and Catharine  

      Ephraim  8 Dec 1788 bpt.18 Jan 1789

      sponsors: Jacob WEIDMAN and Anna Maria


           LAWAR, William and wife Elizabeth

      Catharine  5 Mar 1789 bpt. 3 May 1789

      sponsors: John Geo. LAWAR and Catharine  

1:393 Northampton Co. Pa. 3 May 1730 - 10 October 1800 DAR

LABAR, William Sr. of Upper Mt. Bethel Twp. yeoman 

dated: nor proved: given

wife: Elizabeth (nee LONG) d/o John and Maria Barbara [LABAR] LONG 

sons: John, William, Elias, Peter, Charles, Philip and Daniel

daus: Mary, Barbara and Margaret

wit: John FAUNCE, George and Daniel LABAR

ex: son John and son - in - law Jonas SMITH 

Elizabeth LONG m. 2nd: Ephraim BLOOM.


            "Evangelical United Congregations of Milton and Scipio", 

           LABAR, Alexander and Susanna

      John Jacob LABAR     23 Dec 1835 

      sponsors: Philip and Rosina KUBLER 

      Maria Carolina LABAR 24 Jul 1844 


           LABAR, Charles and Margaret BLOOM  

      Charles LABAR     - 20 Aug 1834 62yrs 2mo

      Margaret (BLOOM) LABAR - 10 Apr 1812 34yrs

must have married 2nd: Susan lost dau. Matilda 30 Oct 1813 4mo 4da

      Anna LABAR   6 Jun 1802


           LABAR, Philip and Sarah BLOOM  

      Josias LABAR (Josiah)27 Sep 1800

      Amos LABAR  7 May 1803 

      both bapt. at home of Henry BLOOM   


           LABAR, William and Elizabeth BLOOM 

      George LABAR  11 Dec 1801

      bapt. at home of Henry TEETER


Charles, William and Philip were brothers

Margaret, Sarah and Elizabeth sisters, ds/o Ephraim and Catharine

(-)BLOOM.  We have been unable to find Catharine's maiden name. 

      Alexander LABAR may have been son of one of the boys, he and Susan lost son  

Reuben - 1 Mar 1854 4yrs; Jacob LABAR  1843 - 1920; Augusta w/o Jacob 1847 - 1902 all 

buried Old Dutch Cemetery Lansingsville also called German Cemetery

Henry LABAR  15 April 1755 - 13 May 1849 97yrs m. Elizabeth SCHUTT DAR Asbury

 Intestates Tompkins Co. New York DAR printed 1966

LABAR, Amos of Newfield 

died 21 March 1853 - probate: 9 April 1853

Widow: Sarah 

Sons: Charles 26yrs, Rush 19yrs and James 13yrs.  

Brother in law: John SEBRING, Co. Adm.

LABAR, Emeline of Lansing d/o Henry LABAR and Elizabeth MOUNT. 

died 1 April 1864 - probate: 20  March 1865

Brothers: Merrit LABAR of Lansing, Simeon of Illinois or Wisconsin, Henry of 

Wisconsin and Julius of Hector, N.Y.   

LABAR, Ephraim of Lansing died 18 March 1856. left a will. had a land warrant for 40 

acres #93514 for service in Co. of Capt. Abram BLOOM, which he assigned to son, Arad J. LABAR 

of Muskingo, Wisconsin on 1 September 1852

LABAR, Julius of Newfield, died 29 September 1848 probate 13 June 1856.

widow: Nancy (CRANDALL?)

sons: Charles and David of Rochester, New York

daus: Elizabeth, Melissa, and Louisa all named LABAR, all of Rochester.   

LABAR, Rush of Newfield died 2 November 1858 probate 22 September 1864

Mother: Sarah R. w/o William LONGCOY 59yrs at date of Probate 

Brothers: Charles and James M. both in the Army. James a prisoner of war. 

1:410 Northampton County, Pa.

LEARN, John of Lower Smithfield

dated: 17 May 1777 - proved: 27 October 1781

wife: Catharine 

sons: George, John, Jacob, Andreas (Andrew), Peter and Adam

daus: Mary, Rachel, Catharine, Rebecca and Sarah   

wit: George PHILLIPS

ex: wife and son George 

intestate Tompkins County, New York

LEARN, Daniel of Groton died in Washington 15 May 1864 

Widow: Clarinda

Father: George LEARN of Berkshire, Tioga County, 

Brother: John of Lansing and Betsey Ann (all crossed out.)

Adms.: Widow and Clinton B. JACOBS

1: 425 Northampton County,Pa. 1718 Switzerland-8 Dec 1786 Pa. DAR Pvt.Pa.

LONG, John Sr. of Mt. Bethel, miller

dated: 24 February 1773 - proved: 12 August 1786

wife: Mary (Barbara LABAR) 

sons: John, Elias, Joseph, William, Jacob, Abraham,

daus: Elizabeth, Margaret, Catharine, Mary, Sarah and Barbary

wit: Henry DILDINE, John LONG, Michael William MASTERSON

codicil wit: Hugh PATTERSON* and Benjamin DEPUE

ex: son Elias and son in law John DIETRICH 

1:459 Northampton County, Pa. DAR (born 1750 - 9 October 1794)

METZGAR, John of Lower Smithfield farmer 

dated: 10 July 1794 - proved: 11 November 1794

wife: Elizabeth Catharine

sons: Jonas

daus: Catharina, Maria, Julia, Elizabeth, Susanna, Sarah, Margreda and Annah 

wit: Francis J. SMITH, Jacob TRANSUE and Adam FULLER.

ex: wife and Woolly HOUSER 

(was Jonas 1735 - 18 June 1800 and Casper 13 October 1751 - 9 February 1837 who

m. Juliana Elizabeth BEST all brothers? Possibly sons of Casper?   

1:463 Northampton County, Pa.

MIDDAGH, Peter of Mt. Bethel 

dated: 15 February 1778 - proved: 28 October 1790

wife: none mentioned

sons: Garret and Peter  

daus: Maritti, Elizabet and Anne

gr. son: Johannis s/o dau Anne  (no last name given)

wit: Benjamin DEPUE, Adrian ATEN and William RED

ex: sons Garret and Peter with Andreas (Andrew) VANVLIET

1:464 Northampton County, Pa.

MIDDAGH, Tunis of Upper Smithfield yeoman

wife: Catharine 

sons: Cornelius, Elijah, Elias            

daus:  none mentioned

wit: John VANAKEN and William ENNES

ex: sons Cornelius, Elijah and Elias 

intestate Tompkins County, New York DAR printed 1966

MIDDAUGH, Orrin of Dryden died 16 June 1875

widow: Rebecca A.

sons: William M., 30yrs, Frank W., 26yrs, Fred 24yrs and Orrin A., 17yrs.

dau: Mary Ellen 10 yrs.

Adm.: Rebecca A. MIDDAUGH, widow and Ira SNYDER 

1: 491 Northampton County,  Pa.

MORGAN, Evan of Hamilton Township

dated: 7 March 1777 - proved: 23 April 1777

wife: Sarah 

sons: Evan m. Sally GOODWIN; John -19 Apr 1762 - 18 Dec 1811 (t.s.); Luies/Lewis (c)1771 

- 23 Jul 1848 77yrs m. Deborah H. --(c) 20 Aug 1780 - 7 Feb 1849 68yrs 5mo 15da; Thomas (c) 

28 Dec 1799 - 13 Feb 1873 73yrs 1mo 13da  m. Isabella --(lost three children in 1846)

daus: Elizabeth, Esther and Hanna

wit: Nicholas DEPUI, Joseph SMITH and Simeon CADY

ex: wife and Col. Jacob STROUD buried Asbury M.E. Ch. Cemetery

Who was Eliza MORGAN who died 10 Sep 1833 age 31yrs 8mo 4da buried Asbury?

 A:128 Cayuga Co.

BEARDSLEY, John of Milton (Rev.Soldier 6th Conn Rgt.9 Apr 1760-18 Mar 1806)

dated: 8 January 1806 - proved: 18 March 1806

wife: Jerusha (nee BEACH) - 9 May 1834 73yrs 

sons: Nehemiah Beach; David 1781 - 1829 m. Lydia ROGERS 1781 - 1847; Everit - 28 June 18 -

- ? 13yrs.; Charles; John  9 Nov 1783 - 11 May 1857 (Roswell's Bible records) m. Alice 

22 Dec 1786 - 13 Apr 1877; James 

daus: Nancy  m. Jonah s/o David MOORE; Betsey m. Benjamin BRASTED; Eunice m. Solomon ROGERS 

wit: Sally and James BEACH and Joseph WALKER

ex: sons Nehamiah and Everit   (CU Lib. Arch #3777 Box 3 A-C Roswell BEARDSLEY)

A:160 Cayuga County

TOAN, John Sr. of Scipio (m.1st:Jane VANSCHAICK 2nd: Phebe RIGHTMIRE) 

s/o John and Margaret (HARVEY) TONE (American Ancestry 6:12 VANSCHAICK Gen vol II )

dated: 3 February 1808 - proved: 9 February 1808

wife: Phebe

sons: John, Lewis, and Thomas

daus: Peggy (m. William AUSMAN/OSBORNE), Nancy and Jane (TONE) 3 

stepdaughters of wife Phebe

wit none ex noted: 

B:49-50 Cayuga County

TOAN, Phebe of Scipio (late widow of John Toan Sr.)

dated: 9 July 1816 - proved: 5 October 1816

mentions: Lewis Toan $40, Elizabeth NIVESON, d/o James RIGHTMIRE $15, Mary MURPHY d/o James 

RIGHTMIRE $15, Phebe Toan d/o John Toan Jr. $5 to (buy) a set of silver teaspoons, Phebe 

AUSMAN/AUSBAN, d/o William AUSBAN $5 for silver teaspoons, Phebe RIGHTMIRE d/o Cornelius 

RIGHTMIRE $5. for silver teaspoons,Phebe MURPHY d/o Mary MURPHY $5 for silver teaspoons, Sally 

Jane TONE d/o Lewis TOAN, $5 for silver teaspoons.  All of it the legacy left me by my father 

James RIGHTMIRE in the hands of my brother James RIGHTMIRE in New Jersey.

wit: Jobe SCOBY, John BROWN and Lewis RIGHTMIRE

ex: Lewis TOAN (sole executor) 

inv.: filed by Lewis TOAN 4 April 1817. "I have no knowledge that said Phebe left any personal 

estate whatever except about the sum of one hundred and eight dollars as is supposed being a 

legacy from her father James RIGHTMIRE, supposed to be in the hands of James RIGHTMIRE, her 

brother in New Jersey."

       Unless the household furniture which she had to use of under her late will is to be 

deemed her estate - which was sold last fall for forty-three dollars or thereabouts which was 

divided pursuant to my father's will (Note: several illegible words here due to a crease in the 

paper) which was divided among her daughters and stepdaughters." signed Lewis TOAN sworn to 

7 April 1817. Sent by Evelyn TWINING of Auburn, New York 11 May 1984

bk or pa not noted: Cayuga Co.

GARNSEY, Philo of Genoa 

dated: 18 October 1809 - proved: 23 January 1815

wife: Irene

sons: none mentioned

daus: Irene (youngest), Eunice w/o John BEARDSLEY, Eliza BELKNAP and Polly GARNSEY

wit: Titus HOWE, John HOLDEN and Christian ZABRINSKY


A:217 Cayuga County, (12 April 1763, Sussex, now Warren Co., NJ. 

son of Shubael Luse and Elenor Swayze

LUSE, Israel of Genoa 

dated: 29 May 1812 - proved: 23 June 1812

wife: Mary 

(Mary McLaughlin born 1765 also in Sussex Co. She was the daughter of

James McLaughlin and Catherine McGregor)

sons: James, Fleming, Samuel and Israel

daus: Lydia, Catharine, Eleanor and Mary Ann - some of the children are


wit: James MCKINNEY, Walter BROWN and James BISHOP

ex: wife Mary and James LUSE

? who were the parents of David LUSE died 22 May 1833 39yrs 4mo 5da 

buried Asbury M. E. Church Cemetery 

[For further reference see: "The American Descendants of Henry Luce of

Martha's Vineyard" by Martha McCourt pages 189,190,465,466 and in the

addendum pages 526,566]

intestates Tompkins County, New York

LUCE, James of Lansing died 14 August 1873 probate 22 October 1872.  

Left will dated 31 March 1857.  

brother: Israel of Ithaca

sister: Mary A. TABOR of Auburn, 

nephews: Fleming C. COATS, of Elmira, Samuel and Benjamin TITUS both of E. Henrietta, N.Y. and 

Francis COATS of Bad River, Mi. 

nieces: Lucinda BRIDGEMAN and Catherine KINGSBURY both of Elmira, N.Y., Samantha JONES E. 

Henrietta, New York, Sally HAWES of St. Johns, Clinton Co. Mi. and Mary Ann CRATSENBURGH, 

Spring Brook, Mi.      

gr.niece: Minnie S. COATS of Elmira, New York.

LUCE, Lydia C., of Ithaca died 31 December 1875 probate 7 August 1876.

sons: Edward P., of Owego, N.Y., Alonzo D. and Chester B. both of Ithaca.

LUCE, William of Ithaca died 13 April 1871 probate 8 May 1871

Widow: Lydia G.

sons: Edward P., Alonzo D., and Chester B. all of Ithaca.

A:293/ B:44 Cayuga Co. 

CRANE, Ezekiel of Mentz 

dated: 13 March 1813 - proved: 2 June 1813/ 9 July 1816

wife: Eunice

sons: Shadrach and Silas

daus: none mentioned alive

gr.son: Israel Smith DUVALL, son of dec'd dau. Abigail John Swartwout SMITH, Ann Eliza SMITH, Hanna Maria SMITH, 

children of dec'd dau. Nancy 

wit: Nathan WOOD, Peter CLARK and Lewis RITCHET

ex: not noted

C:223 Cayuga Co. Pa. to Canada back to TC. 12 children 3 died young

PECK, Philip of Genoa died before 1 January 1842. (Evangelical United)

dated: 15 October 1841 - proved: 4 February 1842

wife: Mary (Anna Maria) - 1873  d/o Chas and Marg [BLOOM] LEBAR

sons: Daniel - 9 Feb 1880 58yrs 6mo German Cem. m. Susan ____  nfr.

daus: Elizabeth PECK - 6 Oct 1878 70yrs m.(Barnabas) HAWES - 28 Jun 1857 40 yrs 6mo German 

Cem.; Rachel PECK 23 Nov 1806 - 30 Mar 1886 79yrs 4 mo m.(Samuel) BOYER - 6 Dec 1870 66yrs 7mo 

bur. N. Lansing; Christina PECK - after 1893 date of Landmarks of TC m.(Philip) ALLGART 

- 8 Nov 1891 s/o Henry and Mary ALLGART; Peggy PECK 23 Oct 1803 - nfr. m. Daniel FENNER and 

their daughter Letitia FENNER  nfr.; Barbara PECK 1 Feb 1812 - nfr. m. John Philip SNYDER; 

(see Schnieder for ch.); Sarah PECK m. James WAGNER of Michigan; Mary PECK m. Joseph BOWER of 

Lansing (see Bauer for their children); Susan PECK m. Philip KRATZER of Genoa (Frederick and 

Susanna KRATZER in Evangelical United) 

wit: Joseph BOWER of Lansing and Philip ALLGART of Genoa

ex: Joseph STRINGHAM and David THORP both of Genoa see addenda

3 sponsored by Elias and Susanna TEETER in Evangelical United Ch.Cong.

Intestates of Tompkins County, New York DAR printed 1966

HOUPT, John of Dryden died 6 February 1856 probate 15 March 1856.

Widow: Lavina Adm.

son: John P. a minor

daus: Eliza M. and Laura both of full age, and Polly M., a minor all named HOUPT

PERSONIUS, Isaac of Newfield died 17 May 1867 probate 8 December 1867

sons: John J. 41yrs of Ithaca, Simon 41yrs, Cornelius 39rs, Henry 37yrs

last three of Finhasse, Minn., and Leonard 33 yrs of Lansing

daus: Sally Ann HESS 46yrs of Motts Corners N.Y., and Eliza FIELDS 35yrs of Lansing.

PERSONIUS, James of Caroline died 15 July 1856

Widow: Elizabeth Adm.

sons: James and Thomas of Caroline, John Benjamin of Catherine's and 

Andrew of Orange, Schuyler County, N.Y.

daus: Ann Eliza w/o William VANDERMARK of Caroline and Jane Harriet w/o 

Albert DISBROW of Catlin, Chemung County.

VANDERMARK, Stephen of Caroline died 14 August 1852

Widow: Mary Adm.

sons: Jesse, William, Joseph, Peter all of Caroline, George of Newfield and Thomas    

daus: Sarah w/o Ford HARDING of Candor and Mary w/o Peter SCHROEDER of Caroline minor daus.  

Tioga County, New York

CANTINE, Henry of Caroline  

dated: 10 August 1814 - proved: 20 December 1818

mentions: Adam CANTINE, s/o sister Sarah, now a servant to Charles 

CANTINE of Marbletown, Ulster Co. NY.

wit: John CANTINE, Elisha BRIGGS and Sarah MULKS

ex: Charles MULKS, Henry QUICK and Levi SLATER


                       Tompkins County New York wills

no bk or pg # noted: 

GIBBS, Samuel of Lansing died 30 May 1849 age 80yrs buried Asbury M.E. Ch. Cemetery

dated: 1 May 1849 - proved: ?

wife: none mentioned (note: Elizabeth HOLMES)

sons: Benajah of Groton, Jonas of Lansing, William of Genoa, Cayuga

County, and Barnabas of Warren County, New Jersey.  

daus: Rebecca w/o Oliver OSBORNE of Indiana (see his will), Catherine 

LEWIS of Indiana, Polly w/o Orrin IVES, Ann w/o James SCHOONOVER, Jane  

INGH of Lansing and Elizabeth CONRAD of Genoa, Cayuga Co., N.Y. 

(ed.note: Orrin IVES and James SCHOONOVER were in Livingston Co., Mi. 1840

census) Orrin moved to Stockbridge, Mi., gr.son Samuel Gibbs IVES remained 

in Livingston Co., Mi.  Will sent to editor by Helen LEWIS now of Florida.

G:311 packet 1851 - 1861 

ROBINSON, Hugh of Lansing  died 2 February 1854

dated: 30 November 1852 - proved:?

wife: Elizabeth (84yrs in 1850 born in Pa.)

mentions: any of my children or any person under their direction shall make or cause there 

to be made any litigation at law in relation to this my last will and testament such expense 

not to be paid out of my estate.

wit: Jacob S. GREEN and John FISH both of Lansing

ex: wife Elizabeth (given to probate judge by Samuel ROBINSON saying it was given to him by 

his mother, Elizabeth ROBINSON

sent by Sharon Haggerty of Rancho Cordova, California 1992

Letters of Adm. 42:70:1889

OSMUN, Jerry I.  of Lansing died 1885 bur. N. Lansing Cem. 

dated: 22 October 1884 - proved: 10 August 1888 

wife: Angeline 1830 - 1923 (d/o Morris and Rachel [LEARN] DECAMP) 

daus: Mary M. MOREY of Lansing 21 yrs +; Ada A. OSMUN  of Lansing  17yr  Nov 1871 - 1959 

m. James E. LANE  Apr 1868 - 1930  

added note: their ch: Wava E. Mar 1893, Florence E., Feb 1894 and Iva E., Oct 1896 nfr) 

      Etta L. OSMUN of Lansing 15yrs

adm. and guardian: mother Angeline OSMUN

no bk or pg noted: intestate ?

HALL, Jennie E., of Groton (petitioner and next of kin Rebeckah K. OSMOND) 

Jennie E. w/o Richard E. HALL m. at Wm. E. OSMUN house 24 May 1870)

died 28 November 1887               proved: 1st: 7 Aug 1888/9 Dec 1889

adm. petitioner Angeline OSMUN (nee DeCamp) wd/o Jerry I. OSMUN of 

Lansing who died 4 May 1880 intestate $800.

Heirs: Mary M. MOREY of Venice, Cayuga Co. 21yrs+; Ada Augusta OSMUN 16yrs; Etta Louisa 

OSMUN 14yrs 

bk of Wills:474

OSMUN, Ira W. of Lansing - buried N. Lansing Cem.  

dated: 9 August 1895 - proved: 17 February 1902

wife:   Mary (m. 19 Feb 1851 d/o Morris and Rachel [LEARN] DECAMP d. 1920)

nieces: Mary M. MOREY of Ludlowville; Ada LANE of N. Lansing; Etta OSMUN w/o Miles G. 

TARBELL of N. Lansing ds/o brother Jerry dec'd

also mentioned: Etta w/o Will TEETER of Groton $200 (Hester Ann DALTON?); Hosea BREESE of 

Salina City, Calif nephew, s/o of dec'd sister Alvira; Jeremy O. HOWSER nephew, s/o of dec'd 

sister Almira, of Dryden, NY; Sarah J. (HOWSER) CLEMENT, neice of West Groton,(sister of 


O.); Margaret CROUCH of Kings Ferry, Cayuga Co. N.Y. 3 ch/o dec'd sister Almira HOWSER; Ruby, 

2nd neice of Lake Ridge, Lansing, N.Y. d/o Samuel DAVIS, dec'd nephew and s/o dec'd sister, 

of Genoa age (?) by 23 Feb 1903; Hettie TEETER of Genoa, all of full age

claiment: Daniel DECAMP rejected

wit: not noted

ex: wife Mary OSMUN and Lafayette JACOBS both of Lansing see John OSMUN

bk or pg not noted  

OSMUN, Charles H. of Lansing, (died 15 October 1925 s/o Abram and Anna) 

dated: 9 November 1922 (1st will 16 Oct 1922) - proved: 11 February 1927

wife: Mary E. (nee PIERCE d. last day of May 1942 Lansing) 

no children mentioned

nieces: Anna MORROW  64yrs  31 May 1925

        Etta Conklin MILLER 62yrs  (d/o Betsey OSMUN and John CONKLIN).

        Blanche H. MILLER  47yrs  (d/o Anna & Henry J. HOWSER)

        Bruce Mae MILLER   10yrs  (d/o Charles J. MILLER?)  

        Elizabeth Ora MILLER 3yrs

        Beatrice E. HOWSER  15yrs (d/o Osmun S. and Alice (VANDEMARK)  

        Una Mae Miller     

nephews: Osmun S. HOWSER 40yrs (s/o Annie OSMUN and Henry J. HOWSER)

        Dr. Charles J. MILLER (s/o Emma (OSMUN)and John MILLER?)

d.11 May 1953

        Ernest Harvey MILLER        ibid

        Lawrence HOWSER    11yrs   (s/o Osmun S. and Alice (VANDEMARK) 

wit: Glen and Florence T. BACON of North Lansing and Mary F. ROBERTS of Binghampton, N.Y.

ex:  Charles LOBDELL and Claud(e) BACON both of Lansing

appeared: Elizabeth M. MELDRUM and Ernest Harvey MILLER on 18 December 1953 in Clay Co. 

Florida also Lawrence C. HOWSER and Beatrice E. BUSHNELL of Tompkins Co. New York.

Anna, called Annie d/o Jacob m. N. Lansing, NY  m. Henry J. HOWSER 25 Dec 1878

Osmun HOWSER  ca 1886 - 1960 m. Alice VANDEMARK.  

Parents of Lawrence HOWSER and Beatrice HOWSER m. Wm. BUSHNELL. 

Lawrence HOWSER 1914 - m. Audrey TEETER (have Shirley, Christina and Donald). 

Lawrence graduated Ithaca High 1932, owns and operates Osmun-Howser farm Rt 34 and Gulf 

Road, Lansing, Tompkins Co., New York.  Visit 1989.

G:326 will filed in Montrose, Cook Co., Dakota

GIBBS, John Wesley of Lansing, died 17 May 1883 (ed.note: wf Catharine 

d/o William and Catharine (NEWMAN) OZMUN b. 24 September 1835 - died 

intestate 17 November 1869 probate 14 January 1870. both buried Asbury M.E. Ch. Cemetery) 

dated: 23 August 1866 (62yrs old)- proved: 2 July 1883

Filed 13 Jan 1887 Montrose, Cook County, Dakota (he lived in Flandrean, Moody County, Dakota.

wife: Susan (BROWN - BUSH) d/o Jeremiah BROWN born 29 December 1823

son: William B. of Port Dickensen, Broome Co. NY  

daus: Maria w/o Simon A. PERSONIUS of Tenhassen, Martin, Michigan (Allegan Co.), Catharine 

w/o John LACY of Flandrean, Moody Co. Dakota; Sarah H. w/o George Henry AZURE of South Bay 

City (Michigan?); Elizabeth w/o Aaron BROWN of Rochester, Minn.; Mary w/o George GIBBS of 

Denver, Colo.; Esther w/o Jesse GIBBS of Fleetville, Pa.; Cynthia (not married ?) of 

Ithaca, NY, Ella w/o Sylvester BUSH of Lansing, NY, and Zell (to have oil painting of her 

mother) of Lansing, NY 

Also mentioned: John Wesley PLATT to have $200 pd to him out of his mothers' share. 

(dau. Ida ? named in mother's intestate) 

wit: William A. J. OZMUN and J. Davis OZMUN both of Lansing, New York

ex: William A.J. OZMUN, William B. GIBBS, son and J. Bruyn BOGARDUS

intestates Tompkins County, New York

GIBBS, Garret G. of Lansing died 5 March 1857 probate 18 March 1857.

Widow: Nancy (died intestate 13 April 1870 probate 29 September 1870)

sons: Elias T. of Lansing; Barzilla B. of Geneva, NY; Oliver and Franklin both of Columbia 

County, Wisconsin.

daus: Berintha w/o Joseph HARRIS of Groton and Nancy GIBBS by the time of Nancy's intestate 

Berintha was married to --- DAVIS of Groton

Elias T. was still in Lansing, Barzilla was of Springport, Oliver B. still of Columbia County, 

Wisconsin, Franklin had died leaving 2 daus. names unkn. of Wyocena Columbia County, 

Wisconsin and a grandson Henry G. WEBSTER late of Lansing, now of Illinois.

F:294:5-7  (R.W. Stratford, Conn. 9 Feb 1767.  His father and father-in-law also Revolutionary 

War Soldiers) 

BEARDSLEY, Ichabod of Lansing died 29 April 1849 buried N. Lansing Cem.

dated: 25 August 1848 - proved: 29 June 1849

wife: none mentioned (m. lst: Sarah d/o Stephen and Lydia (STONE) GALPIN

b. Woodbury, Ct. 24 July 1768 died 20 December 1818.  

2nd: Anna d/o Capt. Benijah STRONG and wd/o Daniel BACON from Ct. all buried N. Lansing. Anna 

b. 12 April 1777 - 4 March 1842)

sons: Noah m. Catharine d/o John OSMUN see John OSMUN; Ransom 3 Jun 1793-7 Jan 1851 St. Joseph 

Co. m. 23 Apr 1812 Sarah SMILEY-27 Nov 1866 8 children; Jonathan H(all) 30 Mar 1801 - 

m. Hannah VANDYKE

daus: Theodocia 26 Aug 1799 - nfr; Rhoda  Mar 1793 - m. Dr.Alphonus SCHOONOVER  

wit: Abram OZMUN 2nd and Roswell BEARDSLEY both of Lansing

ex:  Noah BEARDSLEY (Friend) and Benoni Brown

      Ichabod and Sarah also had:

      Lorama/Lorania  25 Aug 1789 - m. Charles BEARDSLEY

      Amos            26 Mar 1809 - nfr

      Philo           4 Mar 1811 - 31 Jul 1825 killed by lighting

(family bible in possession of Edward BEARDSLEY 1980 Ichabod s/o Amos )

intestates Tompkins County, New York

SMILEY, John of Danby died 4 March 1874 

listed: William, Angeline A., Adeline MONTGOMERY, Aveline, Franklin of Horicon, Wisc., Edwin 

all named SMILEY and all rest of Danby except for Franklin.

Petitioner: William SMILEY who asked Charles HOWLAND to be Co. Adm.:

SMILEY, John of Dryden died 20 April 1875

Widow: Phoebe

sons: Artemus B., Robert M., James H. of Caroline and George M., of Ithaca all named SMILEY. 

daus: Catherine DUSENBURY, Phebe BELKNAP of Canandaigua, Nancy M. PROSSER and Adeline OGDEN 

all rest of Dryden except James and Phebe. 


LINDERMAN, Cornelius of Ithaca (Revolutionary War Soldier) * 

29 March 1756 - 8 February 1848 s/o Jacob see below

dated: 22 December 1847 - proved: 16 April 1848

wife: not mentioned (note: m. 26 November 1777 Brick Ref.Ch. Montgomery, Orange County, NY 

Anna YOUNG. She died 3 August 1841 82yrs 3mo 25da. both buried Ithaca City Cemetery)

sons: Isaac, 50 acres lot 56 Ithaca; Cornelius, Jacob both to get land in Erin, Chemung Co., 

Henry and William LINDERMAN. 

daus: Elsy w/o Isaac BUTTRUS 1/5; Elizabeth w/o Theodore VALLE(A)U 1/5; Amy w/o David 

COM(P?)TON; Mary w/o Nathaniel FOUNDSAND; Sally w/o Benjamin D. CASTERLINE children to get 

land in Lot 45 in Erin, Nancy WILCOX, Catharine STANL(E)Y, and Jane w/o Nathan I. T(H)OMPSON.

wit: Cyrus GRAY of Enfield and Ezra STARR of Ithaca  

ex: sons Isaac and Jacob LINDERMAN bought land of James POMPELLY for $800.00

                LINDERMAN, Cornelius and Anna YOUNG      

      Elshe LINDERMAN      bpt.  9 Feb 1779        w/o Isaac BUTTERS

went to church in Angelica, Allegany 28 June 1829 

      Anna LINDERMAN       bpt.  1 Jan 1781        must have died young

           sponsors: Johannes YOUNG and Elizabeth TICE

      Cath(a)rine LINDERMAN bpt.14 Apr 1782        w/o ____ STANL(E)Y 

           sponsors: John SEIS and Antje CRESSWELL

      William LINDERMAN    bpt. 13 Aug 1784        nfr.

      Elisabeth LINDERMAN  bpt. 20 May 1786        w/o Theodore VALLEAU

dismissed to form new Catherine, Tioga Co. New York 21 Dec 1821. 

       Sally LINDERMAN     b. 18 May 1788        w/o Benjamin CASTERLINE

      Anna LINDERMAN       b. 19 Feb 1790        w/o David COM(P?)TON 

a Stephen and Anna COMPTON dismissed to form a new Ch. in Catherine 21 Dec


      Mary LINDERMAN            30 Jan 1792        w/o Nathaniel TOWNSEND 

      Isaac LINDERMAN 

may have m. Elizabeth LANDON bef. 5 October 1819

                          twins 21 Dec 1793 

      Jacob LINDERMAN                              

had 2 kn ch. Julia & John   

      Cornelius LINDERMAN        5 May 1796  

      Nancy LINDERMAN            4 Mar 1798        w/o ------ WILCOX

      Jane LINDERMAN            28 Feb 1802        w/o Nathan T(H)OMPSON 

      John LINDERMAN (Henry?)   18 Dec 1803        m. bef.29 Apr 1830 

Rachel Nancy THOMAS when they were both baptized in the Pres. Ch. of Ithaca with with son 

George LINDERMAN.  Son James Benson LINDERMAN bpt. 3 Apr 1831. 


                LINDERMAN, Jacob and Catharine MCCLEAN Brick Ref. Ch. of Montgomery: (Jacob 

LINDERMAN 1722 supposedly in Switzerland d. Oct 1792 DAR all efforts to find his will has 


      Elizabeth LINDERMAN  bpt. 28 Jul 1754             m. Peter BENSEL

           sponsors: Johannes and Jacomyntje MILLER  

      Cornelius LINDERMAN  bpt. 15 May 1756             m. Anna YOUNG

           sponsors: Henrick WELLER & Lydia DECKER 

      Johannes LINDERMAN   bpt.  3 May 1759             

           sponsors: John MAKLIN and wife Margaret KRIST

m. 2nd: Mary wd/o William DOUGLASS 

      Henry LINDERMAN      b. 16 May 1764 - 16 Jan 1844 

m. Sarah d/o Moses SHAW died 19 Jan 1831 64yrs. 4mo buried Hopewell Cemetery Osman lot 

      Sara LINDERMAN       bpt. 31 May 1766             m. Christian YOUNG

           sponsors: Johannes KRANTZ and wife Christina MELSBACH 


                Issue of wife Catharine FELTON: 

      Margreta LINDERMAN    bpt.  4 Aug 1782

           sponsors: Henrick SENSEPAUGH and Margaretha FELTON

      Jenne LINDERMAN       bpt. 16 May 1784


                BENSEL, Peter and Elisabeth LINDERMAN     

      Jacob BENSEL         bpt.  9 Mar 1788

      Mary BENSEL                1 Feb 1790

      Elisabeth BENSEL          14 Jul 1792

      Abigail BENSEL             8 Oct 1794


                YOUNG, Christian and Sarah LINDERMAN  

      Elisabeth YOUNG           27 Mar 1793

F:35-37 Orange Co.,N.Y.

LINDERMAN, Jacob of Montgomery

dated: 4 August 1815 - proved: 15 April 1816

wife: Eloner (whole use of and right of house I now live in, 2nd wife?) 

sons: Absalom  23 Jun 1782 - 27 Apr 1848  m. Sarah ___ 4 Feb 1791 - 17 Dec 1872 Hopewell 

Cemetery; John; Daniel (? is it his wife Martha buried in Tompkins County.?); Jacob & Henry                    

daus: Catharine; Susan; Margaret; Elizabeth

wit: John JORDAN, Robert WHYTE and John T. LINDERMAN   

ex: wife Eloner and sons Absalom and Henry LINDERMAN

M:217:289 Tompkins County, New York

LINDERMAN, Henry H. of Groton 

dated: 27 May 1872    codicil: 10 June 1872 proved: 1 January 1874

wife: none mentioned

sons: Hiram, Jacob, David and Ira 

daus: Margaret Ann BEARDSLEY (dec'd)

gr.daus: Esther Ann BEARDSLEY and Frances HATCH

wit: W. W. HARE and Lorenzo PENNOYER both of Groton

ex: Munro and Jacob LINDERMAN 

no bk or pg noted: Philadelphia County, Pa.

LINDERMAN, John of Hanover Twp. yeoman

dated: 19 January 1760 - proved: 4 March 1769

wife: Sarah (adm.and ex.)( Is she Sarah CAULSON m. Christ Ch. 10 Jan 1760?)

sons: none mentioned

daus: Mary and Rachel

mentions: mother provided for (no name given) and unborn child

wit: Jacob BEGHTEE, Adam BRANT and Thomas MAY  

ex: Jeremiah JORDAN and Jacob SCHONE (renounced their executorship)

Pub. of Pa. Gen. Mag 5:102

bk or page not noted Steuben County, New York

ATKINS, William of Greenwood (died age 70+)

dated: 16 February 1848 - proved: 25 June 1848

wife: Rosina (CONKLE/KUNKLE)

sons: Saxton B. and Parvis W., 125 acres in Greenwood 

daus: 1 stepdaughter, Mariet (BORAM) KETCHUM; Melissa ATKINS; Loderma G. RODGERS; Letetia B. 

ATKINS; and Maroa M. WALLACE  (ed.note: William thought Maroa's husband Darius was named 

Wallace since his mother Elsey d/o Henry and Rosanna YOUNG, had Darius out of wedlock by a 

man named OSMUN.  Elsey, b. ca 1800/1 married her brother-in-law John WALLACE, who had been 

married to Elsey's dec'd sister Esther. In the 1865 census, Elsey was born in Ulysses, 

Tompkins County, said married once, had 14 children. 

       Darius, in the 1850 census listed as WALLACE, but used the name OSMIN when he married 

Maroa ATKINS 4 April 1847, by JP William BESS in West Union, Steuben County, New York. 

mentioned: Charles R., Samuel, William, Christopher, Bradford, Denmark and Jesse T. ATKINS 


wit: not noted

ex: Isaiah MALLORY and Willit B. SMITH both of Steuben County, New York.(ed.note: Many of 

Henry and Rosanna's children and grandchildren married into the John OSMUN family)

457:8:652:6:317 Cattaragus County, New York

OSMUN, Lavinus of Hindale (son of Aaron and Catharine (Karns) Osmun 

dated: 29 January 1883 - proved: 12 June 1883

wife: Minerva Jane (age 51yrs) nee MILLER born in Tompkins County,N.Y.

sons: George (30yrs), Ivan (8yrs) and Renselear (27yrs) to get 124 acres @ Dana (24yrs) 

and Myron (19 yrs) to get the Martin Farm.

daus: single to get $75 @, Effie (12yrs), Minnie (10 yrs), Mina (21 yrs), Emma (18 yrs) and 

Adda (14 yrs)

married daus: Helen PETTIT (28yrs) and Ida Osmun GERMAN 23 yrs.

wit: not noted

ex: Robert S. ARMSTRONG of Cuba, Alleghany County, Stephen MAXSON, appointed John HEDDING 

(HEDDON?) and August H. PHELPS  

610 Cattaragus County, New York

OSMUN, Alonzo of Freedom 

dated: 18 March 1890 - proved: 22 July 1897

wife: Elizabeth

sons: Charles L. 38 of Buffalo, Erie County, New York 

daus: Nancy Maria w/o George MONROE (48yrs of Sheverport,)and her dau. Elizabeth 21yrs., 

and Cora E. WILLIAMS 43yrs

wit: J. D. CALBORN and S.B. CALKINS both of Arcada, New York 

ex:  wife Elizabeth and son Charles L. (ed. note: Alonzo died in Milk Wagon accident. The 

Monroes lived in Monroe County and Williams lived in Farmerville, New York)

F:280 Orange County, New York

SHAW, John of Walkill

dated: 23 May 1818 - proved: 16 April 1819

wife: Susanna

sons: Robert Oliver (youngest), William (3rd son), Alexander and Wilson both minors

daus: Sarah WILSON, Reyea and Maria SHAW

wit: William W., and Gabriel CONKLING and Samuel M. SHAW

ex: wife Susanna SHAW, Daniel WILSON, brother-in-law and Benjamin WILSON

intestate 1:449

GREEN, Samuel of Holly, Oakland Co. Mi. died 10 May 1842 (s/o Morris)

proved: 6 March 1843 

wife: Elizabeth (d/o John and Polly (LINDERMAN) OSMUN)

sons: Morris, Abram, Oliver, Jackson, Reuben, John and Jacob GREEN

daus: Rebecca LINDERMAN, Sarah HUNT, Mary LOT(T), Catharine and Ruth Jane GREEN

adm: widow Elizabeth, sons Jacob and Morris GREEN see John OSMUN 

3863 Oakland Co. Mi. will?

OSMUN, Israel of Pontiac died 4 February 1878 

wife: Susan (nah nee FENNER wd/o Philip BUZZARD m. 19 Oct 1869 St.Clair,Mi.) to get bible

sons: John of Groveland, William of Independence Twp., Oliver H. P. and Abijah of Waterford, 

and Israel Jr. of Pontiac.   

daus: Catharine CHURCH, of Pontiac, Adaline DEWITT of Holly, and Elizabeth GREEN of Waterford.     

adm:  Isaac and Abijah OSMUN  see John Osmun

OSMUN, Susannah 9 October 1878 proved: 14 October 1878

Heirs: George W., Charles, John and Henry BUZZARD (dec'd)

John F. CHURCH cared for her  total cost: $717.20

intestate: 1919 Oakland Co. Mi

BUZZARD, Eli of  ? died 1 January 1862 (Civil War s/o Jos. & Mary (OSMUN) left wife 

Effa and 1 child.

adm: Joseph BUZZARD (mentions Israel BUZZARD) all of Independence Twp.

liber G:672 Queens Co. New York

GENUNG, Margaret of Flushing, Queens County, New York widow

dated 21 February 1721 - proved: 4 March 1727

hus: none mentioned

sons: John and Jeremiah

daus: Hannah DEFREES and Charity FIERO, real and personal property

wit: Gabriel LUFF, Joel BURROUGHS and J. SMITH

ex: Stephen RIDER and James CLEMENTS

intestates Tompkins County, New York

GENUNG, Elizabeth of Ithaca died 6 June 1872 probate 3 April 1872

dau: Louisa H. KENNEDY

GENUNG, Nancy F. of Dryden died 3 July 1863 probate 20 January 1866 

hus: Benjamin 

Children: Clair 10yrs. and Homer 8 yrs.   

M:52:1160 Dutchess County, New York

MONTROSS, John of Rumbout Precinct yeoman

dated 12 December 1768 - proved: 3 September 1770

wife: Margaret

sons: none mentioned

daus: of Mary LANDON, widow: Margaret w/o George BLOOM, Rachel w/o Joseph THIRSTAN and Leah 

w/o Mathias HORTON

gr. daus: Molly w/o Dirck HOOGLAND d/o dec'd son Peter

wit: and ex not noted:

G:27:6928 Dutchess County, New York

GERMOND, Isaac of Crom Elbow Precinct, yeoman

dated: 13 June 1760 - proved: 20 May 1763

wife: none mentioned

sons: Isaac, Peter, John and James

daus: Mary FITKIN and Sally HEWSTEAD and her children: Susannah SMITH and Germond HEWSTEAD 

real and personal property

wit: Hobart HARBOUGH, Richard POST and Clear EVERITT

ex: not noted

Rec. of no Supra pg 342

GREGORY, Daniel of Carmel, Putnam County, New York

dated: 3 of November 1817 - proved: 10 December 1817

wife: Elizabeth

sons: Ezra, James, Samuel, Lewis, Horace, Elnathan and Alva

daus: Hannah w/o John CRAIN, Jr., Mary w/o Michael STOUT real and personal property

wit: Joel Frost, Jacob and Joseph GANOUNG

ex: not noted

BK NC Folio #20:558 Philadelphia County,Pennsylvania

OSMON, John (Captain of Ships served in Revolutionary War as mariner)

dated: 26 January 1818 - proved: 14 February 1818 

wife: Elizabeth

sons: William B.,Thomas and Charles

daus: Maria (named lst), Esther, Eliza and Anna

wit: Benjamin PRENTICE, Jessey CASTOR and William HURST

ex: not noted: (ed.note: buried German Pres. Ch. Cemetery b. 1732) 

A:28 Milford Twp. Legrange Co., Indiana 

OZMUN, Oliver (30 October 1797 - 1 August 1851) buried Tamarack Cemetery Johnson Twp. 

Legrange Co., 

dated: August 1837 - proved: 26 December 1851

wife: Rebecca (d/o Samuel and Elizabeth [HOLMES] GIBBS) b. 27 April 1796 probably in that part 

of New York that later became Lansing, Tompkins County, N.Y. died Story County, Iowa 

17 August 1863 age 67yrs 3mo 20da buried Peoria Cemetery

sons: Nelson E. OZMUN 1815/6 - 25 Oct 1891  m. Eliza Potter - 20 Oct 1891 

      William H. OZMUN  28 Feb 1822 - 16 Apr 1885 m. Ann d/o John HALL of Kentucky - 30 Jul 

1910 He is buried Evergreen Cemetery Collins, Story County, Iowa. Ann born ca 1826 died in 

Oklahoma City buried Fairlawn Cemetery.

      Samuel Gibbs OZMUN 10 Aug 1828 - 15 Jul 1906 m. 17 Dec 1857 Jemima Jane d/o Jesse DRAPER 

      Oliver OZMUN, Jr.  10 Apr 1832 - 23 Aug 1897 m. 8 Jan 1859 Story County, Iowa Penelope 

d/o Rev. James HUTSON

daus: Sally Ann m. Abram HICKOK/HEACKOCK; Catharine m. Indiana 1 October 1843 William D. HILL

wit: Francis Henry and James M. COCKRAN, James M. COCKRAN and H.R. BURHAM appraisers

estate value $384.75. Walnut coffin $8.00.  

      Oliver bought S of S of SE  for $200 and S of SW of SE sec 25 twp.36 range 10E 

from George and Mariah Conklin 17 October 1848. He also owned S of SW of SE sec. 20 Milford 

Twp. sec 20 in 1851. Nelson and Eliza sold SE of sec 25 twp 36 range 10 containing 

32 acres 4 April 1847 for $200.  Nelson, William H., Samuel G., were born in Cayuga Co. later 

became Lansing, Tompkins Co. New York. Oliver and Rebecca moved to Portage County, Ohio before 

1830 now Summit County. 1820 shows them in Lansing, Tompkins County with 2 sons under 10 and 

no daus. 1825 3 sons and l dau.. Records of Barbara (Floren) OZMUN wd/o John OZMUN of 

Grangeville, Idaho John OZMUN, a direct descendant

Story County, Iowa intestate

OZMUN, William died 16 April 1885 Collins Twp. Story Co., Iowa (s/o Oliver & Rebecca 


sons: William 38yrs of Jasper County, John W., 36yrs, Lorenzo D. 33yrs and Thomas 24yrs. 

daus: Addie 20yrs and Ella May 16yrs.

also mentions: Oliver and wife Penelope (HUTSON), Samuel and dau. Sarah R., 

(ed.note: Sarah R. OZMUN married W. WESTCOTT 1883)

guardian: M.J. THOMPSON

adm: Thomas W. OZMUN

appraisers: Wyatt CARR, Albert JOHN and John CARPENTER

1:2365 intestate

ROBBINS, John of Oakland County, Michigan died 10 December 1863 

wife: none mentioned (ed.note: Elenor VLIET was his wife d. 18 March 1848

sons: William V. and Daniel V. 

daus: Merlinda ERLES (probably w/o Ephraim) Hannah PHELPS (probably w/o Luther H.) and 

Nancy S.

adm. Daniel V. ROBBINS (ed. note: family lived in Drayton Plains and Waterford townships). 

1:589 intestate (s/o Abraham)Oakland Co.Michigan  

COVERT, Peter died intestate 20 July 1846 Waterford Twp. 

filed: 1 March 1847    (ed.note: wife Elizabeth LAVALL)

heirs: Elizabeth property in Waterford Twp.

adm. to Isaac I. VOORHIES (John STEEPLES/ STAPLES father or brother of 

Fanny (STAPLES)OSMUN w/o Israel OSMUN living next door to Israel and Fanny in 1845 census 

and may have been related thru the LOVELL/LAVALL family!

1:17 Oakland County, Michigan

HERRINGTON, James of Aurelius  

dated: 20 April 1822 - proved: 7 January 1826

wife: Martha

gr. ch: Dorothy LYON, Melesse, Seviah, James, Jerome GOTTE and Elias GOTTE,Jr.

wit: Daniel CALKINS, Orlin GRIFFIN and Luther G. CALKINS

ex: William THOMPSON

lst adm. Amos GOULD of New York family lived in Oakland Township, Oakland County, Michigan.  

Widow to have $25.00 worth of articles.     

intestate 326 Oakland County, Michigan

DURKEE, Wilks W., Anna Eliza guardianship 22 February 1845 Stephen F. DURKEE 

Heirs of Wilks DURKEE.  Ann Eliza w/o Charles B. HUNT on 18 August 1883. 

intestate 471 Oakland County, Michigan

DURKEE, Wilks died intestate 22 December 1844

widow: Joanne DURKEE

heirs: William P. DURKEE, Almeron DURKEE, Aurelia COONLEY, Joshua M. COONLEY, John F. DURKEE, 

Mary DOWNS, Caroline VANEVERY, James VANEVERY, Stephen F. DURKEE, Wilks W. DURKEE, Anna Eliza 


Adm: William P., and John F. DURKEE owned 359 acres of land in Bloomfield Twp. Oakland County 

and 160 acres in Mundy Twp. Genesee County, Michigan

Stephen F. DURKEE, guardian of Wilks W. and Anna Eliza DURKEE 

(ed.note: came from Cayuga County, NY to Bloomfield Twp. Oakland Co., Michigan 20 August 1823)

827 will Oakland County, Mi. came from Cayuga 11 Oct 1822 to Troy 

GOODRICH, Elizur died 23 April 1850  

dated: 19 April 1841 - proved: 11 May 1850

wife:  Lucy GOODRICH (Mrs. Lucy FISH)

sons: Alanson, Zenas, Ira, Chester, William K., Philip S., FitzJames and David

daus: Lydia E.

wit: William MARTIN, W.W. MARTIN, and Wilder WINSLOW 

ex: Milton HYDE appointed but John VALENTINE took his place

818 will Oakland County, Michigan see Soldiers of 1812

SATTERLEE, Samuel of Bloomfield  

dated: 14 November 1849 - proved: 23 January 1850  

wife: none mentioned

sons: George H., William and Richard C.

daus: Mary A.

wit: Stephen V. R. TROWBRIDGE and Lucene FLOWER property in Bloomfield Twp.

946 intestate Oakland County, Michigan

UNDERWOOD, Phineas died 11 January 1852 Commerce Twp. Oakland Co. Mi. 

filed: 29 January 1852

sons: Clinton, Charles, Jackson and John UNDERWOOD.

daus: Cynthia s/o Sylvanus WILDER, Ann and Sarah

guardian: Jackson UNDERWOOD for Sarah and John minors

(came from Tompkins County, New York 21 June 1836)

767 guardianship Oakland County, Michigan

WISNER, Edward B., 

filed: 22 May 1849 to father Moses (Edward B. 7 yrs old and heir to property in Cayuga Co. NY)

(ed.note: Moses WISNER came from Cayuga Co. New York to Genesee County, Michigan, became 

Governor of Michigan 1859/60 but served in Civil War. 


Somehow Jean D. Worden missed this dower when she added them to her Church Records of Tompkins 

Co. Churchs.

1:92-97   MIDDAUGH, Elizabeth wd/o Joseph of Dryden  dated 17 September 1832

land bounded on North by Warren D. ELLIS, East and South by Wessel S. MIDDAUGH, West by 

William ENGLISH conveyed by John LAWRENCE to Joseph MIDDAUGH.

Heirs of Joseph MIDDAUGH:  Elizabeth S. MIDDAUGH, Richard and Hannah PEW, his wife and Sarah 

MIDDAUGH. Levi BACON guardian of Sarah MIDDAUGH

commissioners: John ELLIS, Reuben MEAD and James MITCHEL.

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