TOWN MEETING RECORDS 1795-1803

Ulysses, Tompkins County, New York

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This book contains a transcribed copy of the Town of Ulysses the seventh day of April 1795 done by Samuel WEYBURN Junior Town Clerk in the year 18__ .

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At the annual Town Meeting held on Tuesday the 7th day of April 1795 - at the House of Peter HYMNPOUGH (not clear spelling) in Ulysses. Agreeable to publish Notice given for that purpos. The apointment of Town officers are as follows -------


Andrew ENGLISH       Supervisor
Abm. MARKLE  Town Clerk

Andrew ENGLISH    }
Isaac PATCHIN        }  Assessors
Wm. VANNORMAN }
James WESTON         Constable & Collector

Peter HYMNPOUGH }
Phillip TREMAN         } Highways
Joseph SMITH           }

Nathaniel DEVENPORT }
Robert McDOWL            }  Overseer of Highways

Peter DEMOND          }
Richd GOODWIN         }   Overseers of the Poor
Henry DEVENPORT   }

John YAPLE    }
Wm. VANNORMAN }        Fence Viewers

Robert McDOWL              Pound Master

The meeting also took in Consideration the Recommendation from the last years Board of Supervisors Respecting the Assessment of Taxable property and other matters which the meeting voted to receive. Except the Article containing the destruction of wolves, it was also voted by said meeting that Hogs should run free Commoners as long as they behave well - But when they do damage where is good fence they must be yocked and the Damage prised by the fence Viewers and paid by the owners - Recorded this 9th Day of April 1795 - Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

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At the Annual Town Meeting held on Tuesday the 5th (?) day of Aprl. 1796 at the House of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS in the Town of Ulysses agreeable to publish Notice for that Purpose the Appointment of Town Officers are as follows. VIZ


Abraham MARKLE. Supervisor & Town Clerk Robert McDOWL } Jeremiah JEFFERY } Assessors Richd. GOODWIN } Nathaniel DEVENPORT } Jeremiah JEFFERY } Commissoners of Highways Wm. VANNORMAN } Robert McDOWL } Richd. GOODWIN } Overseers of the Poor Jesse HERIMAN Collector Jesse HERIMAN } Richd. PANBURN } Constables Robert McDOWL } Henry DEVENPORT } Overseers of Highways Robert McLELLEN } Jeremiah JEFFERY } Wm. VANNORMAN } Fence Viewers John YAPLE }


The Meeting further voted that Hogs are to be confined. The meeting also voted that Town meeting be held at Jabez HAMMERS.
Recorded the above this 8th day of April 1796
Per me Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

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Ulysses June 21st 1796
Not Agreeable to Publish Notice given for the purpose of Choosing Commissioners and Trustees of Schools - As the Law Directs; Choice as follows -


Robert McDOWL    }
Jeremiah JEFFERY  }      Commissioners of Schools
Daniel TURRELL     }

Robert McLALLEN   }
Wm. VANNORMAN  }        Trustees of Schools


Recorded this 21st day of June 1796  
                                             Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

On the Removal of Daniel TURRELL Commissioner of School an Extra Meeting Called and Chose Benjn. PELTON Commissioner of Schools

Entered by me Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk --

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At the Annual Town Meeting Held on Tuesday the 4th day of April 1797 at the House of Jabez HAMMERS in the Town of Ulysses Agreeable to publish Notice for that purpose the Appointment of Town Officers are as follows -


Abrm. MARKLE                                 Supervisor & Town Clerk

Jeremiah JEFFERY                           
Wm. VANNORMAN                           Commissioners of Highways
Nathaniel DEVENPORT                     

Isaac PATCHIN                                  
Jeremiah JEFFERY                           Assessors
Andrew ENGLISH

Caleb DAVIS                                     Collector & Constable
Abm. DEVENPORT                           Constable

Jeremiah JEFFERY                           Overseers of Poor
Isaac PATCHIN                                  

Isaac PATCHIN
Abner TREMAN                                 Overseers of Highways
Henry DEVENPORT
George BR… (may be BRINCK)

John YAPLE
Wm. VANNORMAN                           Fence Viewers
Jeremiah JEFFERY

The meeting also voted that Hogs be free commoners. They also voted that the next Annual Town Meeting be held at the house of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS in Ulysses - Recorded this 5th Day of April 1797 -

Per me Abm. MARKEL Town Clerk

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At he Annual Town Meeting held on Tuesday the 3 (or 5) Day of April 1798 at the House of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS in Ulysses. Agreeable to Publish Notice Given for that purpose the Appointments of Town Officers is as follows -


Abraham MARICLE - Supervisor and Town Clerk

Benjamin PELTON
Jeremiah JEFFERY                     Assessors
Abm. JOHNSTON

Richd. W. PELTON                      Constable and Collector

Isaac PATCHIN                            Overseers of the Poor
Jeremiah JEFFERY

Benjamin PELTON
Robt. McDOWL                             Commissioners of Highways
Abm. JOHNSTON

Robt. McDOWL
Abm. JOHNSON                           Commissioners of Publick Lots
Benjm. PELTON

Benjm. PELTON
Peter DEMOND                             Overseers of Highways
David SMITH
Abner TREMAN

John YAPLE
Wm. VANNORMAN                       Fence Viewers
Jeremiah JEFFERY

Robert McDOWL                            Pound Master

The meeting also voted that Hogs should be free commoner. Also that Town Meeting be held at the House of Abm. MARCULES in Ulysses.

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The Meeting also voted that a stone Horse after 18 months old shall not run at large. Every person suffering said Horse to run in contempt of this Law shall forfeit and pay forty shillings to be sued for and recovered in an action of Debt the one half to be paid to the person who shall or may take up and deliver him to the Owner or put him the sd. Horse in pound and make Complaint and are proof thereof. The other Half to be Applied to the Benefit of the Highway in building a Bridges, and further that every person who shall or may let his stone Horse run after such prosecution shall forfeit and pay forty shillings for every offence to be recovered and applied in manner afforesaid -

The further voted that no Rams shall run between the first Day of August and the first Day of November Inclusive. Every person offending in letting his or her or their Ram or Rams to run in Contempt of this Law shall forfeit and pay twenty shillings to be Recovered and Applied as in the Case of Stone Horses

Recorded this 4th Day of April 1794
Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

1795

This is to Certify that there is Due to the Town of Ulysses the sum of five pounds eight shillings & four pence three farthings out of the money granted to the County of Onondaga by the Legislature of the State of New - York for the use of schools for the year one thousand seven Hundred and Ninety five, as Witness our hands and seals this 31st day of May 1796 - Silas HALSEY, Comfort TYLER, Ebenezer BUTTER, Benejah BOARDMAN, Elijah PRICE, Samuel TYLER, John FLOYD, John TILLITSON,

Supervisors of the County of Onondaga
Recorded this 10th of June 1796
Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

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1796

This is to Certify that there is Due the Town of Ulysses the sum of Twenty one pound Eighteen shillings & three farthings out of the money granted to the County of Onondaga by the Legislature of the state of New - York for the use of schools for the year one thousand seven Hundred and Ninety six -

As witness our Hands & Seals,
Silas HALSEY, Comfort TYLER, Ebenezer BUTLER, Benajah BOARDMAN, Elijah PRICE, Samuel TYLER, John TILLETSON, John STOYEL -
Supervisor of the County of Onondaga
Recorded this 10th Day of June 1796.
Abm. MARKLE Town Clk -

1797

We the Subscribers being the Major part of the Supervisors of the County of Onondaga being Duly met at the House of Moses CARPENTER Esqr. In the town of Camilus in said County Do hereby Certify that of the moneys (appointed,) or Apportioned for the use of schools there is alloted to the town of Ulysses forty four Dollars & twenty one cents, Given under our hands and seals this Eighteenth Day of August 1797 -

Peter HUGHS, John LAMB, Abm. TYLER, George BAILEY, John MILLER, John TILLETSON.

Recorded this 15th Day of Sept. 1797
Abm. MARKLE Town Clk

1798

We the subscribers being the Major part of the Supervisors of the County of Onondaga now Duly met at the House of Moses CARPENTER Esqr. In the Town of Camillus in said County do herby Certify that of the moneys Appropriated to the use of schools there is allotted to the town of Ulysses thirty Eight Dollars and Eighty four Cents. - Given under our hands & seals this 6th Day July 1798 - Walter WOOD, Tim. JEROME, Joseph GROVER - John TILLOTSON, Abm. MARKLE, John STOYELL, Elijah RUST, Winston DAY, Johnson BINGHAM, George BAILEY, Silas HALSEY. -

Recorded this 15th Day of August 1798
Abm. MARKLE Town Clk

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1799

To the Clerk of the Town of Ulysses
We the Subscribers, Supervisors of the County of Cayuga do hereby Certify that there is alloted to the Town of Ulysses the sum of forty seven Dollars & thirty Eight Cents, out of the moneys appropriated for the use of schools to the County of Cayuga, by an act of the Legislature of the State of New York passed the ninth Day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred & ninety five14th Day Nov 1799.

Joseph GROVER, Thomas DEWITT, Abm. MARKLE, Silas HALSEY, George BAILEY, Walter WOOD, Jacob T.C. DEWITT, Supervisors of the County of Cayuga -

Recorded this 5th Day of Decm. 1799 -
Abm. MARKLE Town Clk

1799

At the Annual Town Meeting Held on Tuesday the Second day of April 1799. At the House of Abm MARKLES in the Town of Ulysses Agreeable to publish notice given for that purpose. The Appointments of Town Officers is as follows


Abm. MARKLE                                 Supervisor & Town Clerk

Abm. JOHNSON
Jeremiah JEFFERY                          Assessors
Joseph S. SYDNEY

Abm. JOHNSON
Jeremiah JEFFERY                          Commissioners of Highways
Jonas WHITING

Jeremiah JEFFERY                          Overseers of the poor
Wm. VANNORMAN

Richd. W. PELTON                           Constable 
Henry MCLALLEN                            Constable & Collector

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Robert MCLALLEN
Henry MCLALLEN
Richd. GOODWIN 2nd                        Overseers of Highways
Jabez HAMMER
David SMITH                                      each of the Overseers sworn
Abm. JOHNSON
Henry MARKLE
Daniel GUTHRIE
Peter VANSICLE

Benjamin PELTON
Robert MCDOWL                               Commissioners of Publick Lotts
Abm. JOHNSON

Jeremiah JEFFERY
Jonas WHITING                                 Fence Viewers
Wm. VANNORMAN
Robt. MCDOWL

John SMITH                                        Pound Master

Noted that Hogs be Free Commoners -
Also The Town Law voted on the 4th day of April 1798 in respect to Stone Horses and Rams is voted at this meeting to have the same force for the ensuring year as for the year 1798 -

The Meeting also Noted that the Resolve of the Board of Supervisors passed the 6th Day of July 1798 should be the Guide of the Assessors for the ensuing year-

Voted that Town Meeting to be held at Cornelius DEVENPORTS
Recorded this 4th Day April 1799 -
Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

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List of Jurors

A Return of persons Presiding and in theTown of Ulysses in the County of Onondaga Qualified to serve as Jurors agreeable to the Statue passed the 3rd. of Apr. 1798.


Cornelius DEVENPORT                          Farmer -
Richd. GOODWIN  				Do
Richd. GOODWIN 2nd.			Do
Jesse HERIMAN				Dr.
Jabez HAMMER				Dr.
Abrm. JOHNSON				Shoemaker
Francis KING				Farmer
Abm. MARKLE				Esqr.
Henry MARKLE				Farmer
Robert MCDOWL				Do
Henry MCLALLEN				Do
Benjamin PELTON 				Do
John MCLALLEN				Do
David SMITH					Do
Joseph S. SYDNEY				Yeoman
Abner TREMAN				Farmer
Jonas WHITING				Do
George BRINK				Do
Wm. S. BURCH				Do
Jacob KOYDENDOLL			Blacksmith
James CURRY				Wheel Maker
Eliakim DEAN				Carpenter -
Nathaniel DEVENPORT			Farmer

Recorded this 8th September 1798 -

Abm. MARKLE Town Clk

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Statement of the poll for two Senators to Serve in the Senate of the State of New York in the Ensuing Year held in The town of Ulysses County of Cayua on the thirtieth Day of April first and second Days of May 1799

Vincent MATHEWS, Twenty five Votes
Moses KENT Twenty five Votes
No Other Candidates
These are to Certify that the above is a true statement of the whole Number of Votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the Poll held for the Elextion of two Senators to serve in the Senate of the State of New York Given under our hands the third Day of May 1799


Abm. MARKLE          }
Jeremiah JEFFERY   }     Inspectors
Abm. JOHNSON       }             of
Joseph S. SYDNEY   }        Election

Recorded this 10th Day of May 1799 -

Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

(Note: errors in spelling are included herewith as they appear in original document)

Statement of the Poll for a Member to serve as a Representative in Assembly of the State of New York for the County of Cayuga in the Ensuing Year Held in the Town of Ulysses on the 30th Day of April, first and Second Days of May 1799 -

Wilhemus MYNDERS - - Twenty four Votes
Silas HALSEY - - - - - - - -Seventeen Votes
These are to Certify that the Above is a true Statement of the whole number of votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the poll Held for the purpose of Electing a Member for the County of Cayuga to Serve in the Assembly of the State of New York

Given under our hands the 3rd Day May 1799

Abrm. MARKLE
Jeremiah JEFFERY Inspectors of
Abrm. JOHNSON Election
Joseph S. SYDNEY
Recorded this 10th Day of May 1799 -
Abm. MARKLE Town Clerk

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At the Annual Town Meeting held on Tuesday the 8 Day of April 1800. At the House of Cornelius DEVENPORT agreeable to publick Notice Given for that purpose the Choice of Town Officers as follows Viz


Jonas WHITING			Supervisor
John SMITH				Town Clerk

John MCLALLEN			
David SMITH				Assessors
Eliakim DEAN	

Wm. VANNORMAN
Nathl. DEVENPORT		Commissioners of Highways
George ROBISON

Wm. VANORMAN			Overseers of Poor
Jeremiah JEFFERY

Thomas GORDON
Isaac HAMEL			Constables
Moses HERIMAN

Eliakim DEAN			Collector

David KING
Abner TREMAN
James CURRY
Joseph ROGERS			Overseers of
Henry DEVENPORT
Eliakim DEAN			   Highways
Henry MARKLE
Benjamin GENUNG
Richd. MANNING

Abm. JOHNSON
Joseph S. SYDNEY			Commissioners of
Robt. MCDOWL			     Publick Lots

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Jeremiah JEFFERY Robt. MCDOWL School Commissioners Joseph S. SYDNEY Wm. VANNORMAN Fence Viewers Jonas WHITING Henry MARKLE Pound Keeper

Hogs free Commoners, also voted Horses and Rams shall stand this year as in the year 1799
Voted, also agreed that Dryden should be set off from this town
Also Agreed that the Town Clerk should Record the Ages of Children without Carge
Also agreed that town Meeting should be held at Nathl. DEVENPORTS next year at Season
Recorded this 4th Day Aprl. 1800
John SMITH Town Clerk
(Note: spelling errors included)

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Statement of the Poll for two Senators to serve in the Senate of the State of New York, in the Ensuing Year held in the Town of Ulysses & County of Cayuga on the Twentyith and thirtieth days of Aprl. And first day of May 1800 --


Robert ROSABOOM   thirty five   votes
Jeddediah SANGER   Thirty Eight   votes
      No other Candidates held … (?)

These are to Certify that the Above is a true statement of the whole number of Votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the Poll List for the Election of to Senators to serve in the Senate of New York -

       Given Under our hands this 1st day of May 1800


Jonas WHITING
Eliakim DEAN                    Inspectors of
John MCLALLEN                    Election -
John SMITH

Recorded this 5th day of May 1800 -
	John SMITH Town Clerk

Statement of the Poll for a member to serve as a Representative in Assembly of the State of New York for the County of Cayuga for the Ensuing Year held in the Town of Ulysses on the twenty ninth and thirtieth days of Apr. and first day of May 1800 -

	Silas HALSEY       Forty Eight    Votes
	Wilhamus MYNDERS    Six        Votes

These are to Certify that the above is a true statement of the whole number of votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the Poll of Held for the Election of a member for the County of Cayuga to serve in the Assembly of the State of New York -

Given Under our hands this first day of May 1800 -

	John MCLALLEN
	Jonas WHITING            Inspectors
	Eliakim DEAN                of Election
	John SMITH
Recorded this 5th Day 1800 John SMITH Town Clk

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Return of the Names of the persons in the Town of Ulysses Qualified by Law to Serve as Jurors -


David ATWATER 	Yeoman      	Wm. VANNORMAN		Farmer		
Jabez HAMMER     	Farmer     	John ROODY       		Do			
Joseph ROGERS       	Wheelwright 	Henry DEVENPORT 		Miller			
Wm. SHERAN        	Buck. Farmer   	Robert MCDOWL 		Esqr.
Henry MCLALLEN     	Do           	John SMITH      		Distiller
David KING      	Do          	Henry MARKLE  		Inn Keeper
George WILKIN    	Do         	Peter DIMUND     		Farmer
David OLIVER       	Do            	Eliakim DEAN    		Carpenter
Joseph BUNN         	Do        	Abm. JOHNSTON 		Cord wainer
Cornelius HUMPHRY	Do            	Abm. MARKLE         		Esqr.
Wm. MEAD         	Do          	Joseph S. SYDNEY 		Miller
John LETTS     	Do            	George ROBISON   		Farmer
Cornelius (crossed out)        	Do          	Richd. W. PELTON  		Do
George SEGOR       	Do          	Francis KING    		Do
Jacob      	Do           	James HUNTER    		Do
David SMITH            	Do

Ulysses 13 Nov.                 Jonas WHITING   supervisor
                                John SMITH   T. Clk
				John MCLALLEN}   Ass.
				Eliakim DEAN     }   

Recorded this 14th day of November 1800 -
John SMITH Town Clk.

At an Extra Town Meeting held at Nathaniel DEVENPORTS November 18th 1800 Agreeable to Publick Notice Given for that purpose to Instruct the Supervisor and Commissioners of publick Lotts and How to Lease the same -
Agreed that the Tenant Should Clear one third of one Hundred Acres and to be Let out one Hundred Apple Trees and to build a House 18 by 18 and well shingled and in good order and put one half of the Improvement into grass also agreed that each Lot should Be run out in one Hundred Acres Also also Agreed that Jonas WHITING should Superintend in the Town of Ulysses and Robert MCDOWL should Superentend in the Town of Dryden and also agreed that John SMITH

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Should be the Surveyor to Run out Said Lots

Recorded this 20th Nov. 1800.
John SMITH Town Clerk

Lot No. 29 in Dryden is Disignated by the Supervisors for the Support of the Gospel and Li (crossed out) for said Town Agreeable to Law

Recorded January 1 Day 1801 -
John SMITH Town Clerk

At the Annual Town Meeting Held on Tuesday the 7th day of Aprl. 1801 at the House of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS Agreeable to Publick Notice Given for that purpose The Choice of Town Officers as follows Viz


John SMITH			Town Clerk

Joseph S. SYDNEY
Richd. W. PELTON 		Assessors
Jesse HERIMAN

Joseph ROGERS
Wm. VANORMAN		Commissioners of Highways
Henry MCLALLEN

Wm. VANNORMAN		Overseers of the Poor
Jeremiah JEFFERY      	

Isaac HAMMEL		Constables
Michl C. SNELL

Isaac HAMMEL		Collector

Abm. JOHNSON
Joseph S. SYDNEY		Commissioners of Publick
Robt. MCDOWL		               Lotts

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							No.						.
Jeremiah JEFFERY		1		
Abner TREMAN			2		
Richd. GOODWIN 2nd		3		
David ADMINISTER		4		
Henry DEVENPORT		5		
Abm. JOHNSON		6		
Henry MARKLE			7
Amos MANNING		8
Richd GOODWIN  3rd		9
David OLIVER			11
David SMITH			12
Wm. VANNORMAN		13
William KIMBLE			14		
Jacob CHAMBERS		15

Joseph S. SYDNEY
Robert MCDOWL		Commissioners of
Jeremiah JEFFERY		         Schools

Wm. VANNORMAN		Fence Viewers
Jonas WHITING

Henry MARKLE		Pound Keeper -

Hogs ar voted Free Commoners --------
Voted.  That Stone Horses and Rams stand as in the year 1799.

Voted, that the publick money belonging to this Town Remain as it now stands on Interest provided the Overseers of the Poor deem it safe till the next Annual Meeting then to Collected and to be Let out on good freehold Security -----

Voted that the next Town Meeting is to be held at Nathaniel DEVENPORT Innkeeper in Ulysses -

Recorded this Fifteenth day of Aprill 1801
John SMITH Town Clerk

At an Extra Town Meeting held at the House of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS on the 3 Day Nov. 1801. Agreeable to publick notice for the purpose of Choosing to meet in Convention Reflecting the Division of the County of Cayuga. It appears that Archer GREEN was the man made Choice of by a Large majority.

Recorded this 1 Day March 1802
John SMITH Town Clerk

(Note: spelling errors not corrected)

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Register of Births

1800 August 25 - This day was produced to me a Certificate signed by the Midwife Margt DEVENPORT of the Birth of Algernon SYDNEY son of Joseph S. SYDNEY and Martha his wife in this Town at 10 Oclock A.M. the fourteenth day of August 1797

The said Certificate was attested by Caleb MERIMAN and John MCNULTY. Witness my Hand John SMITH Town Clerk

1800 August 25th This day was produced to me a Certificate signed by George ROBERTSON of the Birth of his son Robert ROBERTSON by Mary his wife in this Town at 8 Oclock A.M. the seventh day of April 1800 The said certificate was attested by Robt. MCDOWL Esqr. And Joseph S. SYDNEY - Witness my Hand -
John SMITH Town Clk.

1800 Augt. 25th This Day was produced to me a Certificate Signed by the Midwife Margt. DEVENPORT of the Birth of Mary Green SYDNEY Daughter of Joseph S. SYDNEY and Martha his wife in this Town at 4 Oclock A.M. the twenty forth day of August 1800 - The said Certificate was attested by Caleb MERIMAN and John MCNULTY -- Witness my Hand
John SMITH Town Clk

November 20th 1802. This may Certify that Hylah GREEN wife of Archer GREEN was Delivered of Her first Child being a Daughter at (4 Oclock A.M.). By name of Lucretia - as Witness my Hand the above date -
Archer GREEN Town Clk

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Town of Ulysses County of Cayuga

This may Certify that I delivered Betsey SYDNEY wife of Joseph S. SYDNEY an Inhabitant of this Town of a child at Six Oclock A.M. the Eighteenth day of Sept. One Thousand Eight Hundred and three and in my presence he named the said child Alfred. Sept. 18th 1803 -

Albert         Witness my Hand
            Margaret MERIMAN Hannah X her mark PEW

Recorded this 4th Day of November 1803
Richd. GOODWIN Town Clk.

I Richd. W. PELTON do hereby certify that Joseph S. SYDNEY did this Day produce the Certificate of the Births of his Daughter Phebe Beers SYDNEY and that I Registered the same in the Town Book -- Richd. W. PELTON

This is to Certify that I delivered Elisabeth SYDNEY wife of Joseph S. SYDNEY an Inhabitant of this Town of a female child at 8 (?) past 3 Oclock A.M. the Eight day of August one thousand eight Hundred and Six> and in my presence he named the Child Phebe BEERS. 8th Augt. 1806

Attest         Witness my Hand
         Margaret WOLCOTT

Town of Ulysses County of Seneca

This is to Certify that I Delivered Betsey SYDNEY wife of Joseph S. SYDNEY an Inhabitant of this Town of a Male Child (?) Past P.M. the 22nd day of October 1810 and in my presence he named the said Child Edwin OWENS. Witness my hand this 23rd October 1810.

						         her
Attest, Elnor PARKER			Mary  X  DEVENPORT
            Mary WARD                                          mark

I Amasa ANDREWS do hereby Certify that Joseph S. SYDNEY did this Day Deliver a Certificate of the Birth of his Child Edwin Owen SYDNEY and that I Recorded the same in the Town Book      Witness my hand and Seal in Ulysses this 21st day Nov. 1810

Amasa ANDREWS Town Clk

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County of Cayuga Town of Ulysses

Statement of votes taken at the Anniversary Election for Member of Assembly which commenced on the last Tuesday of April one thousand Eight hundred and one -


	Salmon BUEL 	Eighty five	votes
	Walter WOOD	None
	Elijah PRICE		None

We certify the above to be a true Statement and Estimate of votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the afore said Election the thirtieth day of April 1801.


	Jonas WHITING		Recorded this 20th Day of May
	Jesses HERIMAN            Inspectors of 1801 By --
	Jos. S. SYDNEY                	Election
	John SMITH

	John SMITH Town Clk

County Cayuga Town of Ulysses

Statement of votes taken at the Anniversary Election for Governor, Lieutenant Governor & Senators which Commenced on the Last Tuesday of April one thousand and Eight hundred and one


George CLINTON for Gov.		Sixty two 	Votes.
Stephen VAN RENSELAER		Nine		Votes.

James WATSON			Nine 		Votes }   Lieutenant Gov.
Jeremiah VAN RENSELAER		Sixty two	Votes }

Joseph ANNIN				Twenty Eight	Votes
Silas HALSEY				Fifty Seven	Votes
Uri TRACY				forty three	Votes 	    Senators
Evan WHERY				forty		Votes
Lemuel CHIPMAN			one		Votes
William STUART			one		Votes

We Cerify the Above to be a true Statement and Estimate of votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the aforesaid Election the thirtieth day of April 1801

Recorded this 20th April 180(?) Joseph S. SYDNEY
Inspectors of Elections

Jesse HERIMAN
Jonas WHITING


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County of Cayuga Town Ulysses

Statement of Votes taken at the Election for Delegates to Convention which Commenced the 25th of Augs. 1801


Delegates

Silas HALSEY		Sixty two	Votes
Joseph GROVER	No		Votes

We Certify the Above to be a true Statement and Estimate of Votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the Aforesaid Election the 27th Day of August 1801


	Jonas WHITING
	Joseph S. SYDNEY
	Richd. W. PELTON      Inspectors
	Jesse HERIMAN
	John SMITH

Recorded this Tenth day of September 1801
By me    John SMITH Town Clerk

Return of the Names of the person in the Town of Ulysses Qualified by Law as Jurors Alterations Year 1801


Adrian VANHOUTER	Farmer		Britton HEAD		Farmer
Thomas MARTIN	Do			Mobery OWEN	Do
John MCLALLEN	InnKeeper		Richd MANING	…HOLDER
George WILHIM.	Omitted			A… DUNBAR	Farmer
Jonas WHITING		Gent.		Daniel HAMMEL	Do
Richd. GOODWIN 1st	Farmer		Henry MARKLE	Omit
Richd. GOODWIN 2nd	Miller		Peter DEMUND	Do
Jared TREMAN		Farmer		Francis KING	Do
John LETTS		Omit		Rhodes GARDNER	Farmer
Joseph BUNN		Farmer		Cornelius HUMPHRY  Omited
Abm. UPDIKE		Do		Richd. GOODWIN 3rd  Farmer
Jabe.. HAVEN		Do		I….. BOULTON	Do
Cornelius DEVENPORT	Do		Peleg ELLIS		Do
James CURRY		Do		Ichabod PALMERTON  Do
John SMITH		Distiler	Abm. MARKLE	Omit

	Jonas WHITNEY		Super
	John SMITH			Town Cl
	Joseph S. SYDNEY		Ass -

Recorded this 3 Day of November 1802     ; John SMITH Town Clerk

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At the Annual Town Meeting held at the House of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS on the first Tuesday of March 1802 Agreeable to publick Notice Given for that purpose the Town Officers Chosen as follows


Jonas WHITING 		Supervisor

Archer GREEN			Town Clerk

Richd. GOODWIN 2nd		Assessors
David SMITH
Joel HULL

George ROBISON			Commissioners
Wm. VANORMAN			of
Henry MCLALLEN			Highways

Isaac HAMMEL				Constables
Michael C. SNELL
Jabesh HAVENS

Jabesh HAVENS			Collectors

Joseph S. SYDNEY			Commissioners
Abm. JOHNSON			of
Robt. MCDOWL				Publick Lotts

Richd. GOODWIN 2nd			Commissioners
Robert MCDOWL Esqr.			of
Michael C. SNELL			Schools

Every Overseer of Highways to be fence Viewers.
Noted. That fences be made five feet high and Rails (?) in fences to be four inches a part the first four rails - Noted that Hogs be free Commoners - Henry MARKLE} Pound Keeper

Stone Horses and Rams to stand as in the year 1799
Voted that the Township of Dryden be set off from Ulysses -

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Path Masters


Henry MCLALLEN		1	George ROBERON		10
John MCLALLEN		2	William MEAD			11
David ATTWATER		3	David SMITH			12
Samuel HORTON		4	Wm. VANORMAN		13
Henry DEVENPORT		5	Wm. KIMBLE			14
Daniel HAMMEL		6	Jacob CHAMBERS		15
John SMITH			7	Zephemiah BROWN		16
Amos DUNBAR		8	Abm. UPDIKE			17
Wm. PEW			9

Voted that the Town Meeting next year be held at Nathaniel DEVENPORTS

Recorded this 4th Day of March 1802 -
Archer GREEN Town Clk

April 6th 1802

This Day amount Settled with William VANORMAN & David ATWATER Overseers of the poor of the Town of Ulysses, and find Remaining in their hands in Notes & Money the Amount of one hundred and Eighty two Dollars & Nine Cents -

In Wm. VANORMANS hands one Hundred and Seventy Dollars, & twenty six Cents

In the Hands of David ATWATER Eleven Dollars and and Eighty three Cents Jonas WHITING Supervisor

Recorded this 6th Day of April 1802.
Archer GREEN Town Clk

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County of Cayuga Town of Ulysses -

Statement of votes taken at the Anniversary Election for Members of Assembly which Commenced on the Last Tuesday of April One Thousand Eight hundred and two


	Silas HALSEY 		Sixty Three
	Salmon BUELL		Seventy two
	Joseph GROVER		Thirty six		Votes
	Thomas HEWET		Seventy
	Amos ROTHBON		four
	James MCCLUNG		Two

We Certify the Above to be a true Statement and Estimate of votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the afforesaid Election the 27th & 28th and 29th days of April 1802


	Jonas WHITING		Inspectors of
	Joel HULL			Election
	Archer GREEN

Recorded this 27th day of June 1802.
Archer GREEN Town Clk

County Cayuga Town of Ulysses

Statement of the Poll for a member to serve in congress for the State of New York in the Congress of the United States for the Ensuing Year taken at Ulysses the 27th 28th & 29th Days of April 1802


	William STEWART		Seventy Seven	Votes
	Oliver PHELPS		Eight

We Certify the above to be a true Estimate of whole number of votes taken in the Town of Ulysses at the aforesaid poll

Given under our hands at Ulysses this 29th Day of Aprl. 1802

Recorded this 27th Day June 1802 -
Archer GREEN Town Clk

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County of Cayuga Town of Ulysses

Statement of votes taken at the Aniversary Election for Senators for the Western District to serve in the Senate of the State of New York for the Ensueing Year held at Ulysses the Twenty Seventh day of April in the Year one Thousand Eight Hundred and two


	Asa DANFORTH		Fifty one
	Joseph ANNIN		Fortyeight
	Mathias B. TALMAGE	Forty five		Votes
	Jacob SNELL		Forty four
	George TIFFANY		Forty two
	Frederick GEETMAN (?)	four
	Walter WOOD --		one vote

We Certify the above to be a true Estimate of the whole Number of Votes taken at the aforesaid Election in the Town of Ulysses the 27th 28th & 29th days of April 1802


	Jonas WHITING		Inspectors of
	Joel HULL			Election
	Archer GREEN

Recorded this 27th day June 1802
Archer GREEN Town Clerk

September 1st 1802 Jonas WHITING Supervisor for the Town of Ulysses - Accompted with Thomas MARTIN Esqr. And Myself for one hundred and seventy six Dollars - which is in full for the Charges of said Town for the Year 1801

Archer GREEN Town Clk

(Note: all errors in spelling & text as they are written)

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Return of the Names of Persons Added and Omitted as Jurors for the Town of Ulysses for the Year 1802


Cornelius HUMPHRY		Farmer
William PEW			Inkeeper
Burgoin UPDIKE		Farmer
Jacob UPDIKE			Do
Guilbert UPDIKE		Do
William SMITH			Do
Benjamin LANING		Do
John LETTS			Do
Myrick (?) KING			Miller
John SEVERN			Farmer
Ira SMITH			Do
Cornelius LINDERMAN		Do
William HAMED			Do			Added
William COLLEN		Do
Thomas LACY			Do
Joel HULL			Do
Francis KING 			Innkeeper

Richd. GOODWIN 1st		Farmer
Joseph BUNN			Do
Cornelius DEVENPORT		Do			Omitted
Amos DUNBAR			Do
Daniel HAMMEL		Do


Witness our Hands this 5th day Feby 1803


	Jonas WHITING 		Sup
	Richd GOODWIN 2nd	Ass
	Archer GREEN Town Clerk

Recorded the same Day
Archer GREEN Town Clerk

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At the Annual Town Meeting Held on Tuesday the first day of March 1803 at the House of Nathaniel DEVENPORTS Agreeable to Publick Notice the Choice of Town Officers are as follows


Jonas WHITING 		Supervisor

Richd GOODWIN		Town Clerk

Richd W. PELTON		Assessors
David SMITH
John LETTS

John SMITH			Commissioners of
Wm. VANORMAN		Highways
Wilson STOUT

William VANORMAN		Overseers of Poor
John MCLALLEN

Michl C. SNELL			Constable & Collector
Isaac HAMEL			Constable

Abm. JOHNSTON		Commissioners
Archer GREEN		of
Abner TREMAN		Publick Lotts

Henry MARKLE		Pound Keeper -

Voted that Fences be as in the Year 1802
	That Hogs be free Commoners

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Voted Path Masters as follows


Wm. S. BUCK	No	1	David SMITH		12
John MCLALLEN	2	Wm. VANNORMAN	13
Joseph GOODWIN	3	Humphry SMITH	14
Joseph ROGERS	4	Squire MEAD		15
Henry DEVENPORT	5	Abm. UPDIKE		17
Daniel HAMMEL	6	Burgoin UPDIKE	18
Jacob GREEN		7	Cornelius HUMPHRY	19
Amos DUNBAR	8	Jonas WHITING	20
Wm. PEW		9	James HUNTER	21
John LETTS		10 or 11	


Voted. That the Town Meeting be held at the House of Moses DEVENPORTS the Insuing Year -

Recorded this 20th Day of March 1803 -
Richd. GOODWIN 2nd Town Clk

Return of votes taken at the Annuel Election in the Town of Ulysses, County of Cayuga for Members of Assembly for sd County


	Silas HALSEY		seventy six
	Joseph GROVER		Sixty three
	Amos ROTHBONE		Fifty Eight
	Thomas HEWIT		Fifty six
	Salmon BUEL		Fifty
	Elijah PRICE			Thirty Eight
	Walter WOOD		One
	John BEARDSLEY		One

We Certify the Above to be a true Statement of the Number of votes taken in said Town at the aforesaid Election held on the 26th 27th & 28th Days of April 1803.

	Jonas WHITING
	Richd. GOODWIN 2nd	Inspectors
	Richd. W. PELTON		of
	John LETTS			Election

Recorded this 30th day of April 1803
Richd. GOODWIN Town Clerk

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A Return of Votes taken at the Annual Election in the Town of Ulysses for the Year 1803 for the County of Cayuga State of New York for Senators -


	Caleb HYDE		Sixty one	Votes
	Vincent MATHEWS	Seven	
	

We Certify the above to be a true Statement of the Number of Votes taken in said Town at the aforesaid Election Held on the Twenty Sixth Twenty seventh & Twenty Eight Day of April 1803 -


	Jonas WHITING
	Richd. GOODWIN 2nd	Inspectors
	Richd. W. PELTON		of
	John LETTS			Election

Recorded this 30th day of April 1803
Richd. GOODWIN Town Clk

A Return of Votes taken at the Annual Election in the Town of Ulysses for the Year 1803 for the County of Cayuga State of New York for Senators -


	Caleb HYDE		Sixty one 	Votes
	Vincent MATHEWS 	Seven

We Certify the above to be a true Statement of the Number of Votes taken in Said Town at the aforesaid Election Held on the Twenty Sixth Twenty Seventh & Twenty Eight Days of April 1803 -


	Jonas WHITING
	Richd. GOODWIN 2nd	Inspectors
	Richd. W. PELTON		of
	John LETTS			Election

Recorded this 30th day of April 1803
Richd. GOODWIN Town Clk

Minits of Settlement Made June 1st 1803 Between Jonas WHITING Esqr. Supervisor in behalf of the Town of Ulysses, and Wm. VANNORMAN, John MCLALLEN Overseers of the Poor in and for sd. Town and find a follows

Viz. Notes against

                   			$					$
Richd. GOODWIN 2nd	for	27..52		Jabez HAMMER    	25..00
John SMITH			16..  5		Interest Due		  3..50
Archer GREEN			26..56		John GOODWIN	  	2..12 (?)
Henry MARKLE			37..37		Int. Due		   	..  7
Humphry SMITH			5..		David ATWATER	12..65
James BANFIELD		2..29		Arun PEEL, David	  
Tobias GILTNER 		8..20	        	GENUNG, Moses
Peggy MCDOWL                    	31..30          	HERIMAN Notes in	12..50
Peggy MCDOWLS 		21..78
	Hands
Joseph S. SYDNEY		2..25		Jonas WHITING Note 	5..37 (?)
Richd. MANNING		10..		In John MLALLEN hands  15..32
Interest Due			1..75		Wm. VANNORMAN	  	7
							Amount Caried	$253..71

Recorded this 7th Day of June 1803
Richd. GOODWIN Town Clk

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Return of Persons Names in the Town of Ulysses Qualified by Law to Serve as Jurors - Augt. 27th 1803


Richd. GOODWIN 2nd		Miller		Jacob UPDIKE		Farmer
Richd W. PELTON		Farmer		David OLIVER		Do
Archer GREEN			Inkeeper	Wm. S. BUCK		Do
John SMITH		Distiller		Henry MCLALLEN	Do
Cornelius SHOMACKER		Farmer		Nathaniel PAYNE	"
Wm. PEW			Do		Jesse HERIMAN	"
Jacob DEVENPORT		Miller		Moses HERIMAN	"
Meri.. KING			Do		Garret EASLING	"
James BANFIELD		Farmer		John MCLALLEN	"
Francis KING			Do		Abner TREMAN		"
Abrm. JOHNSTON		Do		Jabez HAVENS		"
Eliakim DEAN			Do		Jared TREMAN		"
Alexd. MCCREARY		Do		Ira SMITH		"
Mobery OWEN			"		Jepther LEE		"
Joseph PEARCE		"		James CURRY		"
Wm. KIMBLE			"		Richd GOODWIN sen 	"
Wm. MCCLAIN			"		Wilson STOUT		"
Ephraim MANNING		"		Wm. SMITH		"
John MANNING		"		Benjm. LANING		"
Amos MANNING		"		John W. TYLOR		"
Richd. MANNING		"		Wm. MEAD		"
Aaron VANHOUTEN		"		Bugoon UPDIKE	"
Wm. VANNORMAN		"		Gilbert UPDIKE		"
Benjamin COYHENDOLL	"		Abm. UPDIKE		"
Rueben BUCKLEY		"		David FORCE		"
Cornelius LINDERMAN		"		Azariah LETTS		"
Richd GOODWIN 3rd		"		Isaac SLOVER		"
Nathaniel DEVENPORT	"		Joseph ROGERS	"
Henry DEVENPORT		"		Jacob CHAMBERS	"
Jabez HAMMER		"		David ATWATER 	"
Aaron GILBERT		Taylor		John LETTS		"

The within is a true Return Made by us the Day and Year within written in the said Town of Ulysses and County of Cayuga


	Jonas WHITING	Super
	Richd GOODWIN	T. Clk
	Richd W. PELTON	Ass
Recorded this 3rd Day of Oct 1803
	Richd GOODWIN T. Clerk

To Be Continued........................................................................

Thank you Leigh Boen for transcribing the original records into digital format.


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