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Name: Peg McRoy Glover <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2015-10-02 Comments:
I am a descendent of James Carr and Margaret Morrell. I look forward to visiting Union Springs on October 19 and 20, 2015.
Name: Ray Maki <CTMAC6468@gmail.com> Date: 2015-08-08 Comments:
Keep up the good work. I'm researching the Cutter family with descendants to Tuppers, Meads, Brundage, Baldwins and Willets. I've found many good things on your website.
Name: Maureen Connell Petersen <email@example.com> Date: 2015-07-08 Comments:
I can't wait to see what I can find!
Name: Nancy Mott <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2015-06-06 Comments:
Wonderful site: I have federal census documentation my great-great-grandfather John C. Van Blarcum was born in Cayuga County in 1808, and that he married Laura Powers of Massachusetts in Cayuga Co. in about 1830. Their older children were born there before they relocated in (perhaps) the early 1840s to Woods County, OH. If you have any information about them or their parentage I would be most grateful.
Name: Suzanne Place <email@example.com> Date: 2015-01-27 Comments:
Have a number of families to research in Cayuga co. Am looking for records for Elisha Arnold and wife Betsey who
were in Vicory at the birth of their son Gilbert M. Arnold
who later called himself Lafayette and was also seen as G.M.L. Arnold in many records..he is buried in Martville with wife Annie E. Gibbs but I can't seem to find Elisha and Betsey
Name: Sue Price <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2015-01-25 Comments:
My ancestors were born in Cayuga County (Springport, etc.) and I am trying to research my genealogy, without much success.
Name: Laurie Walter <email@example.com> Date: 2015-01-07 Comments:
Great site for records. My grandmother has lists of births, deaths, marriages and divorces back to the mid-1800s. I have an ancestry.com account and am looking forward to comparing her records and doing some more digging.
Laurie (Jerva) Walter
Name: Mary E. Wilcox Ackles <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2014-10-29 Comments:
Looking for anyting on Fred M. Wilcox, adopted son of Charles H. & Dorothy Osmun Wilcox. Do you have newspapers that I can look through. Fred was born 3/1882, died 3/1934
Name: Nancy E Barnes <email@example.com> Date: 2014-09-22 Comments:
Name: Evy Larkin <Evy_Larkin@yahoo.com> Date: 2014-09-16 Comments:
I would like to help anyone with there Family Research.
I have many,Many sites for the State of New York.Being Both sides of 80% of them stayed in New York State..Willing to Help..Evy
Name: Zachary Moore <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2014-08-17 Comments:
This was a great site to visit to learn about many interesting things about Cayuga County.
Name: constance sciara-zona <email@example.com> Date: 2014-08-08 Comments:
Thank you for the hard work that is put into this very interesting website.
Name: Teri Ross <Mimi6910@gmail.com> Date: 2014-08-04 Comments:
Looking for the Dunn family from Ireland and Hable family from Germany
Name: Tracie Adams-Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2014-05-31 Comments:
I just recently started doing some research on my home here in Springport/Union Springs. If you have any information on it I would love to know it. It was built in 1885. 1033 Number One Road, Union Springs. Thanks for your time,
Name: David Armstrong <email@example.com> Date: 2014-03-18 Comments:
Name: warren e. gilfus Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2014-02-21 Comments:
I haven't yet used this resource to find information on my parents heritage but I have a strong feeling all this will have a positive impact on my search.
Name: Priscilla Weir <email@example.com> Date: 2014-01-10 Comments:
James Gilmore is on the 1803 Cayuga County, Town of Hector tax list. I believe he came from Cayuga County, Town of Mentz. He died 1830 in Town of Hector. He married Elizabeth Bailey but I think she was his second wife. He had 11 children. I would like to know his parents.
Name: Bruce Winslow <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-12-12 Comments:
I have been conducting genealogical research of my family in Cayuga County for about 4 years and have found this site to be a great deal of assistance. Still having challenge finding information for Phebe WINSLOW (1825-1842)who is daughter of Rufus and Ruth WINSLOW.
Name: Bill Brahney <WBrahne@aol.com> Date: 2013-12-08 Comments:
Great site! What a treasure. Thank you so much.
Name: Diane R. Johnson <Dianerj3@sbcglobal.net> Date: 2013-10-15 Comments:
I may be in your area next week researching gr. grandparents and families of Cayuga County ...John E. Hall, Lora Ann Doty, William Doty, Lucretia Pierce. We are coming from Ohio and will be visiting their burial site at Fort Hill. Would love to stop and visit if we have time, possibly Tues. or Weds. but will call first. We've inherited hundreds of photos, some civil war and a few from the Auburn School for the deaf; which my gr. grandmother was a teacher.
Name: James Jimenez <email@example.com> Date: 2013-08-29 Comments:
James H. Norris ailias William Doyle March 21 1864 enlisted in The Army in Brooklyn. Was with the 13th NY H.A. Was wounded , moved to Buffalo , then Auburn NY , then Amsterdam NY. where he died June 9th 1882 . James was born in 1844 , mother Ann Doyle b.1804, sons Thomas b.1841 , Micheal b.1834 , William b. 1844 , Edward b.1848 , Ann b.1846 all lived 2 dist. 15th Ward.
Name: Susan Caswell Witzman <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-08-27 Comments:
Greetings from Gaylord, Michigan,
I have been searching I vain for the "Caswell" and "Davidson" surnames in Seneca County for years. Now I see Seneca was really Cayuga county in my time period.
Glad I found your site and thank you for all of your work on this site.
Name: Jackie Perkins-Horton <email@example.com> Date: 2013-08-13 Comments:
Researching Bates, Robinson, Groom families who lived summerhill in the 1800's.
Name: Donald L. "Mitch" Mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-08-09 Comments:
Researching the families of Thomas Tripp Sr., Stephen and Mary Tripp Tallman and Catherine Tripp and Samuel Waldo.
Any help is always welcome.
Name: Paul N. Luziani <email@example.com> Date: 2013-08-03 Comments:
Looking for information on the OCKENDEN DAIRY.
Name: Bill Grant <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-06-13 Comments:
Looking for information on Lakeview One-Room School out on East lake Road, town of Owasco, in the 1950's. School was closed in 1955...looking for class photos and any of the school when it was open. At one time I know there was an article in the Citizen Advertiser about it's closing. I attended during those years.
Name: Michael C. Ball <email@example.com> Date: 2013-06-11 Comments:
Thank you all for your efforts and passion! Your work has been very helpful in my Ball family genealogy. I have much more to yet find, and suspect you will continue to be a wonderful resource!
Name: Lois Curtiss <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-05-14 Comments:
This is a great site although I didn't find my ancestor that was to have died in Auburn in 1855 nor her husband.
Thanks for the hours of work it has and continues to take.
Name: John W. Palmroth <email@example.com> Date: 2013-04-05 Comments:
I am a descendant of one Samuel Bishop, b. abt 1784 in CT, my 3G Grandfather. In the late 1790's he came to CC. From the 1800 CC Census records, it appearss there were three Bishop families but, from the way they did the census' in those day, he was probably listed as an unnamed minor male (at that point he may have only been 15-16?) If I knew which of these families he was in, I'd have a better way of tracking him back to CT, which has so far been a very high blank wall, even though I know there are thousand of Samuel Bishops in CT's early history?
Do you know whether any of CC's Bishop families hailed from CT??.
Anyway, in 1803 he married an Esther Bathrick b. abt 1786 in Leverette, MA and eventually also emigrated to CC with her father, Tillabee Bathrick. Samuel and Esther quickly had two sons Samuel and Barnwell in CC before they emmigdrated to Sweden, Monoroe County, NY where they had three more children.
Do you know where I might find the Bishop/Bathrick marriage record or the birth/baptismal records of their two sons? Have you ever came across a Tillabee Bathrick will?
Any information you have will be greatly appreciated and, likewise, I'll be happy to share with you any info that I may have to help you fill in any open spaces.
Best Regards, John W. Palmroth
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Name: Mike Schilling <email@example.com> Date: 2013-04-05 Comments:
Decendent of Bernard and Elizabeth (Strauss) Schilling, who immigrated from Alsace France (Germany) in 1853.
Name: Eldene Wasem <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-03-06 Comments:
I am looking for pictures of Audolph C. Whitman B:Sept 23, 1866, New York D: Jan 17, 1916 in Grangeville and body shipped back to Cayuga Lake, New York for burial. Also his niece, Anna B. Nellis Russell Born: Oct. 1876 in New York D: June 22, 1959 in Spokane, Wa. Eldene Wasem
Name: Michelle Taglavore <email@example.com> Date: 2013-02-24 Comments:
Researching the families of : Farrand and Elphee
Name: Audley D. Gaston <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-01-24 Comments:
Cayuga county is littered with Gastons - some of whom I 'know' (one of whom was my 3GGF -David, b1758). I have stumbled onto a Census Record from Springport, Cayuga Co., 1905 containing the names of at least 4 Gastons, none of whom I can place in the Cayuga county Gastons from whom I spring. Need help finding proper places for these folks in my growing family tree. See me at: email@example.com or Audley D Gaston on Facebook
Name: Jim Pratt <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2013-01-08 Comments:
lots of info
Name: R. Michael Perry <email@example.com> Date: 2012-12-02 Comments:
Researching my ancestry. Ichabod Perry / Jemima Pease settled in Cayuga County abt. 1795. Their son Ezekiel Perry b. 1799 m. Lucy unknown abt. 1820. They lived in Sempronius and attended the Sempronius Baptist Church (one of them). Would like to know this surname and some other info.
Name: Betty J. Flanagan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-11-03 Comments:
I am interested in your county as the Hardy, Brown, Potter families resided and some are bur.
Name: William Alvin Elmer <email@example.com> Date: 2012-11-01 Comments:
I appreciate this web site.my birth date is 7/8/39 .My mother was Mabel(Longyear)Elmer.My father was Hugh ELMER.I NEVER GOT KNOW EITHER ONE.Would like any info on both.MY mother married clarence wands after divorcing Mr Stryker.Any more history on these folks would be appreciated. THANK YOU
Name: Robert E Stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-10-28 Comments:
I found a list of Veterans buried in Auburn before 1874 in the Auburn newspaper on Genealogybank. Tuesday, May 26, 1874 Paper: Auburn Daily Bulletin (Auburn, NY) Page: 4
Norman Howland is listed there, but not on your list, where his wife Martha is named.
Name: Mike Bratek <email@example.com> Date: 2012-10-03 Comments:
Looking to find old pictures of the old IH bldg. that once stood where BO-MER mfg. is today. It was my back yard view.
Name: Rhonda Kren <RrKren@aol.com> Date: 2012-09-19 Comments:
Looking for Sarah Tiffany MAXAM, who died there before 1860, he is the wife of Ansel/Ancil Maxam and the daughter of Hezekiah Tiffany and Martha Baker, a Revolutionary War soldier. Thanks
Name: Barbara Kendall Menke <firstname.lastname@example.org > Date: 2012-07-31 Comments:
I am the daugher of Willard Cuykendall from Solvay, ny, his father was Earl and his father was Charles and his father was Wilhelmus and his father was Solomon. I just started in June 2012 of researching my relatives and I has been a labor of love for me as I never got to meet anyone past my grandfather Earl. This has been an exciting journey into the past and had no idea how important these men were till now. Barbara Kendall Menke
Name: Steven R. Haskell <Khaskell@stny.rr.com> Date: 2012-07-29 Comments:
Hello there I have caught the family history bug and am looking for my Mom's side of the family. My great great grandfather was from Cayuga county according to another website and I am here to followup on that lead. Their names were Joseph and Roxanna (watkins) Haskell.
Name: Betty Pranga <email@example.com> Date: 2012-07-28 Comments:
Researching the Dauchy family that lived here in the early 1800's.
Name: Paul Fine <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-07-27 Comments:
A superb Web site, with excellent information for my research of the Huffman, Stewart, Grover, Lynch, Rathbun, and Williams families!
Thank you so much.
Name: Cheryl Lamoreaux <email@example.com> Date: 2012-07-20 Comments:
Love the fact that you share all this information. Thank you it is very well appreciated and received.
Name: dodge thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-07-16 Comments:
thanks for the good work...
Name: Tom Turiel <email@example.com> Date: 2012-07-08 Comments:
I have just read a great biography on your Website about someone named Jonas E. Beebe. According to the biography, he was supposed to have lived in Cayuga county his entire life; yet when I do a search through any of the censuses,
1850-1900 he is not listed. Can someone help.
Name: Chrissy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-06-06 Comments:
Looking for info on the Mullally or Holden family from Cayuga County.
Name: Erinn Swan <email@example.com> Date: 2012-05-18 Comments:
I am stuck with the Oakley family in Niles Cayuga, Ny. Technically his name is James Henry Oakley but he went by Henry all his life and he have went by something else in the 1840's census. He could have fit in Henry and John Oakley who were 15-20years. I don't know who his parents where or his wife. Who is only told as Sally no maiden name. He did fight in the civil war. I am related to his daughther Josephine Oakley who married to James King in Clymer Pa. Henry? moved to Clymer and left Cayuga by 1870. He is buried in Canisteo, Ny because he need to be near the Bath Veteran's Hospial when he was in his seventies. His real birth was1822 but is wrong on the census. I would love to find his parents and grandparents ect. I also am in search of James King's father Alonzo King's parents. He married simply a Sally. I have no maiden name. He was living in Clymer Pa. I wonder why the Oakley moved here. I also why the King's where raising a infant named Polly Oakley as an infant. I believe she eventually changed her last name to King. It is said Alonzo parent's where born in Ny consistantly in census's. I could use any help you have especially from the Oakley's. Please email me. I know there were 10 Oakleys around 1840's I believe there is only a Henry and a John that are the right age.
Name: jane Fiske <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-05-05 Comments:
This is a very nice web site. I'm tracing descendants of John Howland of the Mayflower for a book, and Googling led me to a Quaker cemetery in Ledyard and this site. Cornelius Weeks and his wife Abigail (Ewer) are buried there, and I found some information I needed.
Name: dodge thompson <email@example.com> Date: 2012-05-04 Comments:
Looking for info on john dodge thompson, b. 1828 cayuga NY d.1906 Newaygo, MI
Name: Brenda <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-04-05 Comments:
Looking for infomation on Allen H Clark,born 1870 Cayuga County, NY
Name: Bernard Graney <Bjgraney@charter.net> Date: 2012-03-30 Comments:
Seeking information re: Jeremiah, Michael,dennis and Paul Graney in a auburn, ny. Ca., 1865, 1900,1930, 1960
Name: Denise Kay Kingsley <email@example.com> Date: 2012-03-26 Comments:
Maiden Name Denise Kay Crane: daughter of Lewis George Crane and Eleanor May Barlow Crane. My dad was born in/around Romulus,NY and my mother was born in Auburn,NY. My oldest sister has been constructing our family tree for over ten years. My current residence is back in my family home in Elmira Heights,NY but I have also lived in Pennsylvania in Mainesburg and Mansfield, Tioga County.
Name: Lori <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2012-02-05 Comments:
This is one of the best county pages on the NYS Genweb. Great job!
Name: Jeff Ward <email@example.com> Date: 2011-12-29 Comments:
Thanks to all the volunteers here for putting together a great web site. I descend from the Younglove Monroe (Manrow) family and keep coming back here. Also had some Ward and Botsford family in Cayuga as well. My second cousin once or twice removed was Ruth Van Dusen Tanner of Auburn who died at very close to age 100 in Florida a few years back and I am sure was probably doing her genealogy work right up until the day she died. She got me started in this about 50 years ago. Jeff Ward in Florida.
Name: Dennis Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-12-16 Comments:
Looking for information relating to 2nd Gr Grandfather Henry Wheeler Ingersoll, 3rd Gr Grandfather Benjamin Franklin Ingersoll, 3rd Gr Grandfather Samuel Ingersoll II, 4th Gr Grandfather Samuel Ingersoll/Ingersel I, etc;.
Name: Newb Le Roy <email@example.com> Date: 2011-11-01 Comments:
Would appreciate any help in finding the parents and birth record of Joseph Hillman Fulkerson, born, according to the Naples News of 03Jan1901, in Aurora, Cayuga 03Apr1818.
Many thanks for any assistance.
Name: Carol <cc7491@@att.net> Date: 2011-10-25 Comments:
Hi, we are looking for a Mary(aka Harriet) M. Crim who married John W. Fish about 1830. Fish was born in Weedsport, Cayuga Co., Brutus twp. NY 1809. They moved to MI and with their family a Harriet M. Brown and possibly her brother Martin J. Brown went with them. They were in a MI census along with the Fish children. Harriet born 1832 and Martin 1834. Later Martin is listed as Fish not Brown. John and Mary M. Crim are buried in North Dover Cem, near Hudson,Lenawee Co.,MI. If you can shed some light on any of these people it would be so very appreciated.
Name: Suzanne Place <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-10-25 Comments:
Was sent and old record for Phineas Jones, father of Stephen, Nathaniel and
Hannah Jones Gibbs...Hannah & husband Darius, and Nathaniel and wf are
buried at Martville cem. Phineas & 2nd wife Eunice are listed as being buried in the Martville cemetery. Phineas was listed in the 1820 census at Cato but do not find him buried there either. Can anyone tell me where he is buried
Name: Michael Wilson <email@example.com> Date: 2011-10-06 Comments:
I found the birth of my great aunt in 1847 in Moravia by a simple search. This is a new pattern as the family history from 1860 is in Tioga Co Pennsylvania. Little thing here and there
Name: Lee Burns <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-09-26 Comments:
Great Site! I am looking for any and all info on James Burns/Burnes and wife Belinda David or Davids. He was born in 1795 She was born in 1800 and was married in Cayuga Co. I think.
Name: Rena Rouse <email@example.com> Date: 2011-08-21 Comments:
This was sent to me as an e-mail and I spent hours looking through the pages and I've hardly started...utterly fascinating. I will be returning to this often and if I can do it, I will pass this on to others interested in Cayuga County and Auburn history. Thanks do much.
Name: Stasie Haines <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-07-27 Comments:
Looking for any information on the original owner/builder of the old Church farm in Moravia, NY. I am looking for age of the house. The earliest name I have is Alvah R. Burgess who sold it to Philetus Church in 1864.
Name: Bernie Corcoran <email@example.com> Date: 2011-07-22 Comments:
This is a "Guestbook Message Board" for comments about the Cayuga County NYGenWeb Project websites. Please post all queries and requests for research help on the Rootsweb Genealogy Message Boards for Cayuga County NY at:
Name: Patricia Mizikowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-07-19 Comments:
Looking for birth records from Feb. 1815. Where would I find these?
Name: Christine Thomas <email@example.com> Date: 2011-06-28 Comments:
I should have told you that Ebenezer and spouse are both buried in the Niles Cemetary. Ebenezer is the son of Capt Amos Wade of Massacusetts minutemen....and Mary Richmond....a Mayflower descendent. So, this is important to me to make this link if it is real. Might be important to others in this site also. Thanks again.
Name: Christine Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-06-28 Comments:
I am looking for anything that would tie Hannah Wade (b 1811 Franklin County MA, daughter of Ebenezer and Hannah Flower Wade to Rubin Burgess....supposedly married in 1834. They moved to Macomb County Michigan between1840 and 1845. I am looking for proof that my Hannah is the daughter of Ebenezer. Thanks for helping me.
Name: Glenda Webster <email@example.com> Date: 2011-06-28 Comments:
Enjoy the site and all the information it contains. Keep up the good work.
Name: jan ibarra <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-06-13 Comments:
I am working on Clark and Hawkins Families. I am really needing a death and burial of Stephen Hawkins B: 1788 & birth of Joshua Hawkins B: 1819. Thanks to all who contribute to this site. Your work is appreciated
Name: James Sennett <email@example.com> Date: 2011-05-26 Comments:
As you can see by my last name...I am very interested in the history of the town of Sennett,N.Y. My fathers family is from Kersey,PA>,but maybe there is a connection? Any information would be greatly appreciated
Name: Margaret <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-05-07 Comments:
I am finding the website filled with great information. I am currently researching the ALLNUTT family ((my great-great grandparent - William (1859-1944) and Elizabeth (1860-1917), William did marry Lura Scouten in the 1920s))and would greatly appreciate any help people can provide. I am also trying to find information on my great grandfather WILLIAM G SMITH who no one in the family seems to have any information on. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Name: Marian (Buck) Sargent <email@example.com> Date: 2011-04-30 Comments:
William R. Buck (born NY 1797) married Naoma (Naomi) Drinkwater (born 1797 NY to Amos & Nancy Drinkwater) in Marcellus, Onondaga, NY about 1812. In 1830, 1840 and 1850 they were living in Brutus, Cayuga Co., NY. They had children Dennis, John, Elizabeth, Mary Jane, William Jr. b. 1825 d. Aft. 1870 in Michigan, Uriah, and Harriett. Most or all of the family moved to Washtenaw Co. Michigan by 1860. I would like to share info with anyone researching any of these families.
Name: Diana Edsall Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-04-27 Comments:
Name: Merita Stormzand <email@example.com> Date: 2011-04-19 Comments:
searching for a Robert Andrews who came from Antrim Ireland
around 1820 with his family, and then moved to Steuben co NY. Thank you for any help.
Name: Diana Edsall Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-04-19 Comments:
Name: debbie wyant swan <email@example.com> Date: 2011-04-15 Comments:
Looking for Wyants that lived in Cayoga county,NY. My ggg grandparents were William and Sarah Pratt Wyant.My gg grandparents were Thomas and Emily Knight Wyant. I would love any information or photos on this family.
Name: Linda Willis <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-04-13 Comments:
I am researching the Willis family of Morris Co., NJ. My ancestor John M. Willis (1803-1888) died in Boone Co., MO. A book was published by a Willis descendant of Morris Co., NJ that pointed in all kinds of directions. Some of the family moved to Western New York after the Revolutionary War. In the 1840 Census of Pensioners in Cayuga Co., NY (june 1, 1840), there is listed: Russell Willis 77, Josiah Baldwin 83 and Ashbel Treat 76; all these men are potentially cousins, related to families in Morris Co., NJ. I'd like to learn more about these families in New York State as well as any other Willises who to NY from NJ (earlier from CT and MA).
Name: Sandra Carneiro <email@example.com> Date: 2011-03-31 Comments:
researching: GRINNELL's and Caleb POWERS.
Caleb & his wife Parnelia Emilie lived in Cayuga from before 1830 to 1852 when he died. Children born there were: Josiah; Charles; Alanson; & Edwin.
Name: Cynthia L. Springer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-03-22 Comments:
Looking for Benjamin(1807 ? 1809) and Rebecca Springer. Married Sept 14,1825 in Sempronious.
Name: Charles L Caster <email@example.com> Date: 2011-03-04 Comments:
Looking forward to finding useful genealogical data.
Name: Laurie J Botsford <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-03-04 Comments:
Looking for information concerning my 2nd Great Grandparents John Lloyd Botsford an Elizabeth "Betsy" Carpenter Botsford.
Name: Denise Kramer <email@example.com> Date: 2011-02-03 Comments:
I am looking for information on John & Mary Lord my Great Grandparents.
Name: Donna Nichols <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2011-01-16 Comments:
I would like to know if any marriage records exist for the years of 1835-1840 for Cayuga County. This is a shot in the dark but I do know that Louisa Marsh was living in Cayuga County with father Thomas Marsh and that she married Horace Wetherell of Vermont during this time period. If the records exist, is it possible to have someone from your society research for these names? I will be happy to pay for any research. Thank you. Donna Nichols
Name: ray boulton <email@example.com> Date: 2010-12-13 Comments:
So pleased to have seen this autograph book. Mother Bluff was my great great aunt Harriett who was born in the Northamptonshire village of Ashton and married william bluff in 1849. They sailed from Liverpool in 1854 on the black hawk packet ship which ran into bad weather and sank, fortunately they were transferred to another ship the Currituck which took them on to New York. I wonder if there are any family photos available or perhaps of the store they had. Would love to hear more.
Name: Ben Bennett <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-11-18 Comments:
Looking for info on Harvey Bennett, 1820-1865,particularly an obit. But see no likely source.
Name: Karen Dickson <email@example.com> Date: 2010-11-12 Comments:
Looking for any information on the parents of Ebenezer Bowers, who moved from Cayuga Co to Burdett area of Schuyler Co. He married Susan Bennett.
Name: Jean Bunt <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-10-31 Comments:
Very helpful web site.
Name: Carol Welch <email@example.com> Date: 2010-09-30 Comments:
Looking for relatives of John Welch. Had a brother George and sister Bridget and a sister that became a nun Sister Jamasina(not sure what order) My father-in-law John Welch(son of the above John Welch) would visit his uncle George's farm during the summer and claims his dad is buried in the welch cemetary in Sciopo center. Any help will be appreciated.We are driving down this sunday to check some stuff out.
Name: mary lou <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-09-20 Comments:
I am looking for old records, 1777 to 1810. My ggggrandfather was born there in 1777. I am glad that there are people doing what you are. I am looking for Silas Adams and Silas Bowers who were in Cayuga, Sempronius from 1800-1820
Name: Charles Rutter <email@example.com> Date: 2010-09-14 Comments:
Searching for any information on the Sumerix family.
Name: JoAnne Booth <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-09-12 Comments:
Looks like a great site to book mark and frequent often.
Name: Carol <email@example.com> Date: 2010-09-12 Comments:
My great great grandfather was born in Cayuga County in 1805. His name was Hiram Mack. I have not been able to find out anything about his parents. Would really appreciate any help anyone could give. Thanks
Name: Bob Wheat <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-09-08 Comments:
Hope to find distant relatives.
Name: Pamela <email@example.com> Date: 2010-09-03 Comments:
So excited I may find info re: Adam Rumpf, my great-grandfather and Mary Page.
I did find a great deal about the Carr family. :)
Name: Edward P. House <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-08-12 Comments:
Looking for a family named Rynder. Mary Ann was born in Cato. She is my 3x great grandmother.
Name: Marian Maniscalco <email@example.com> Date: 2010-07-14 Comments:
I am Regent of the Owasco chapter NSDAR and wanted to have you update the Old Sennett Cemetery for Jacob Mandeville. We will be placing a marker near his grave that he was a Pvt. in the Revolutionary War. The placement will take place on Aub 7th.
Name: amy morris <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-07-12 Comments:
hello im trying to find my grandparents,i would like to know where my grand mother is really from she was addopted out of n.y.c
Name: marilee fair vance <email@example.com> Date: 2010-07-10 Comments:
Looking for Elisha Fair approx 1779 married to abigail ? b approx 1785, Conn. Asa their son b NY 1807-1809. They are my ggggrandfather and gggranfather. Thanks for any info you have. I'll be happy to give you what I have. Marilee
Name: Lauren Webb Patterson <LWP2@verizon.net> Date: 2010-07-05 Comments:
YOu must get tired of all the praise you receive,but it is all deserved. I wrote you regarding the INdian Mound Cemetery listings in MOravia and you guided me to the right format to retrieve them. THEy stopped in 1960 and was wondering if anyone was continuing the effort? Your site is user-friendly. Compared to others, this site is clear.WOuld that others could follow your format.It has been easy to help others with their questions on MOravia. Keep up the great work. YOu have saved countless hours of research for a great many searhers.
Name: William A. Van Etten <RVanEtten @att.net> Date: 2010-07-05 Comments:
We are looking for information on George W. Van Etten. He was from New York state and was born in 1820. He moved to Crockery Township in Michigan. He served in the Civil War with a New York company. We believe he was a blacksmith. Any help you can give, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Bill and Rita Van Etten 2440 Frond N.E. Belmont, MI 49306-9775 (616) 866-2572
Name: Janice Peoples <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-06-11 Comments:
Looking for Hubbards ,Romaine born 1866 New York, married a Polly. Children are Flora, Eva and Neete
Name: LaVon David <email@example.com> Date: 2010-05-17 Comments:
Hope and pray that we can know- find our family in our area back in 1860's. Patrick & Mary Preston Cronin Welsh.
Name: Earl <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-05-15 Comments:
I am seeking the birth parents names of my ggrandfather, James Nelson Bickal, b. 6 Feb 1844 in Cayuga, NY.
Name: Audley D. Gaston <email@example.com> Date: 2010-05-10 Comments:
Still looking for descendants of David Gaston, (1757 - 1820). Could use all the help I can get.
Just stopped by to ask about Schuyler Moses Gaston (1828-1926), grandson of David; SMG married Adeline Call.
Name: Madelyn Selover Evans <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-04-13 Comments:
Nice to see this.
Name: sue chappell <email@example.com> Date: 2010-04-12 Comments:
Looking for proof that Zebelon Townsend Lockwood who it the son of Timothy and Esther Townsend Lockwood is the same Townsend Lockwood who died in St. Clair co. MI. ad the same townsend Lockwood on the 1820 census in Cayuga co. NY.
Name: Jane Chappell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-04-03 Comments:
I am researching the Manahan and Tone/Toan families who settled in Scipio, Cayuga, NY in the 1790s and early 1800s.
Name: Audley D. Gaston <email@example.com> Date: 2010-03-24 Comments:
Seeking any connections between Gaston families and Bristol families in Cayuga County, NY in the time period 1790- 1840
Name: clare george wiedmaier Jr <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-03-13 Comments:
I use the info for family history all the time.
Name: Carol Irby <email@example.com> Date: 2010-03-06 Comments:
My great great grandfather, Hiram Mack was born in Cayuga county
in 1805. I have no idea who his parents are or where they came from. His first son was named George Mack, so I think perhaps his father was George also. Does anyone have a clue about this family? Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Carol Irby
Name: Bee Blaisdell <BeeAvon@aol.com> Date: 2010-02-25 Comments:
Site looks good. Researching Blaisdell, Osborn, Burghdorf,
Wheeler in Cayuga County area.
Name: Joyce Street <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-02-23 Comments:
researching Pullman family
Name: Carl Jones <email@example.com> Date: 2010-02-15 Comments:
I am a decedent of the Elihu Jones family that came to Wayne Co about 1808. Some of my Upson and Spencer relatives moved to Cayuga County. I am currently working on Correll Humphrey Upson (1832-1907) who seems to have married Elizabeth Abigail "Abbie" Morrill (1834-) and their daughter Cora Belle Upson (1865-1930 or 1954) she died near Portland, Ionia co, Michigan. and is said to have Married John Thomas Hunt 1884 in Oswago.
Name: Dolores Freece Stafford <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2010-02-08 Comments:
Great web site...thanks to everyone who contributed all of this hard work so that the rest of us might have more ease in searching for their ancestors. I am reasearching the following families in Cayuga County: Freese, Baker, Williams/Wilhelm, and Farrington.
Name: Lee Ray Burns <email@example.com> Date: 2009-12-14 Comments:
I'm looking for James Burns (b-1798 m-12/22/1818) /Belinda David (b-1800 d-1870 in MI)family.Names could be James O Burn /Belinda Davids.
Her fathers name was William (b-1778 d-1830 m-7/15/1799).
Her mothers name was Lydia Finney but I have her iffo.
Thanks for any help.
Name: H Rennyson Merritt <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-11-22 Comments:
My great-great-grandfather was James Rennyson of Ontario County who married Mary______ . They had two kids: Charles Wesley Rennyson and Margaret Rennyson. Mary's second marriage was to Wilson Merritt who adopted my great grandfather, Chalres Wesley (Rennyson)Merritt b. 11/12/1842 and Margaret.
Name: Rosie Reusze <email@example.com> Date: 2009-11-18 Comments:
I just found your web site. soundes great.
Name: Karen Schrader <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-10-13 Comments:
I am looking for the Francis Heazlit family. They lived in or around Ledyard. Some Heazlits are buried in the Howland Cemetary. Would like to know a little more about Francis if possible.
Name: Dale Harguess <email@example.com> Date: 2009-10-07 Comments:
I am trying to find the grave of my great great great grandfather who died in Union Springs in the 1890's. His name was Daniel Winchestor Morse.
Any clues would be appreciated.
Name: jclaird <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-09-28 Comments:
i am looking for george robards in sempronius in 1920 or so. thanks
Name: Frank <email@example.com> Date: 2009-09-22 Comments:
Looking for information on Lawrence Durshimer (Dershimer/Dorshimer) who lived in Ledyard cira 1850-1860. His wife died in Illinois but I can find no record of his death. Probaly died in Cayuga County before his wife went to Illinois.
Name: Susan Gray <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-08-28 Comments:
Name: Tracey Leonard <email@example.com> Date: 2009-08-22 Comments:
I am looking for information on Mae Van Auken from Lansing, NY. She is my great gramma, she used to tell me about the indians in her family, but she never finished the storey. if anyone has information on VanAuken or Grover or Her maiden name was Wagner, please get ahold of me. I also need more info on her genealogy.
Name: Tracey Derby <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-08-22 Comments:
I would like more ionformation on my family geneology.
Name: Laurie Updike <lupdike @myway.com> Date: 2009-08-02 Comments:
Hi Bernie! Once again,thanks for such a great site! I would like to add a name to the Old Sennett Cemetery.While researching on Fultonhistory.com I came across Stephen Jenner. He died 1/10/1909 and is "buried in the family plot in Sennett Corners." His wife was Anna E Drew who iis listed along with his daughter,Matilda.Stephen was a Civil War vet of the NY 3rd Light Artillery as well as Co I of the NY Infantry. He is listed in the Civil War Pension rolls and the 1890 Veterans' Census. Just so we don't forget! Thanks!-Laurie
Name: Robert Wixom <email@example.com> Date: 2009-07-31 Comments:
This website has been very informative in my search for the Husted and Carter families in Cayuga County. My Grandmother Harriet Wixom was born a Husted at home (Intersection of State Road 90 and Ledyard Road) in 1881.
I wish other county genealogical records were as thorough.
Name: John A. Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-07-30 Comments:
Impressive site. Trying to research on ancestors who lived at 103 Lansing Street and 132 and 136 North Fulton Street mid to late 19th Century. Have contacted Cayuga County Historian's office. Will visit Auburn in October 09.
Best regards to all Auburnians
Name: Diantha <email@example.com> Date: 2009-07-16 Comments:
Great web site!!
Name: Susan Sleezer Jones <jonesjames@ImOnMail.com> Date: 2009-07-13 Comments:
Loved the web site. I'm still trying to find parents of Philo Sleezer born 7/6/1824. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
Name: Dorothy Keiser <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-07-04 Comments:
Interested in the Elijah Perry Family. He died in 1851, in Fleming. His wife was Lois Wilkinson, Buried Fleming 1822.
Name: Cindy Lillie <email@example.com> Date: 2009-07-01 Comments:
Hi Thank you so much for suppling this on-line. Even though I have not found exacyly what I was looking for, I'm not going to stop! I started working on my genealogy 27 yrs ago when you had to write for ALL the records you wanted, so you see I haven't given up. My ggrandparents were from Cayauga Co. So I'll be coming back to this site again:)
Name: Warner Hutchinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-06-27 Comments:
I'm descended from the Sabins of Cato (Victory) and the Dusenberrys of Sterling. My grandmother was a Sabin and her grandmother a Dusenberry. She traced her DAR lineage to Military Tract bounty awardee John Dusenberry of Sterling.
Our daughter lives in Fabius. (And a long-deceased uncle was born in Pompey in 1902 when my grandfather was teaching school there.) So one of these days when we visit her, I'll drive north from Fabius and poke around.
Thanks for your site.
Warner A Hutchinson
Name: Lauren Webb Patterson <email@example.com> Date: 2009-06-13 Comments:
YOu have done marvelous work on these sites. When will the Indian Mound Cemetary in Moravia be available? Please give an idea as I would need to go to the cemetary and it's 350 miles away. Thank you again.
Name: Anne Cooper <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-05-04 Comments:
Found your website through a search on google for the "Osborne Monthly" dated May 1880, which was found in layers of wall paper in an adobe farmhouse in San Diego County, CA. The house was being restored at the time (2003), and was since burned in the wild fires of 2007. The house was then owned by Zenas and Eliza Sikes, and is currently owned by the San Dieguito River Park JPA. Please forward any info on the "Osborne Monthly." Sincerely, Anne P. Cooper, Museum Manager, Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead.
Name: Barbara Deller <email@example.com> Date: 2009-04-24 Comments:
Keep up the great work. I've really appreciated the information you have available. I've been here before, for other lineages and have always come away with something. Please Do Not let anyone distroy your site and work. I've been watching other county webs distroyed as I wright. The ones I speak of are on other state GenWebs and it is a real shame.
Name: Tamara Underwood <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-03-27 Comments:
I will TRY to make this short. I have an ancestry file sent to me and I feel that the parent link to my McLaughlin is not correct. BUT I did find a news paper announcement (Union Springs Advertiser) saying the bride (Ella Tennety and James McLaughlin) and groom went to the wedding supper served at the home of the groom's 41 Mattie Street. (I am assuming Auburn all the boys born there). How would I go about finding out "who" lived there November 13, 1901?
Thank You.. in advance for any help you can give.
Name: Tamara Underwood <email@example.com> Date: 2009-03-27 Comments:
Best help and site ever.
Name: Joyce Laird <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-03-26 Comments:
i am sure my gggrandfather lived in Sempronious, but i can't seem to find any proof, he was George Robards (1784-1848) and had at least 3 children born there, his son George Thompson R., Caroline, and Mary Jane. then he moved to MI and lived out his life there. thanks for the previous help.
Name: cindy resseguie <email@example.com> Date: 2009-03-15 Comments:
i am looking for information on an aaron mott allen that was born cayuga county ny on may 23 1802 he married adesdemain farrington in 1829. the info i am trying to obtain are his parents names. i have newspaper articles that say he is of scottish descend and that is what i am trying to trace. aaron is my great great grandfather and it is from his second marriage that my family comes from. i have traced my ancestory back on my grandmothers side to england and would like to know if i really am scottish. thanks to anyone that can help me, cindy resseguie
Name: Osbert O. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-03-15 Comments:
searching information on third great grandfather John Williams and family who lived in Sempronuis Township from 1798 to 1828
Name: George Glenn <email@example.com> Date: 2009-03-06 Comments:
Always on the look-out for VanLiews.
Name: Shirley Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-02-23 Comments:
Looking for Royal Mixer Blount, born 1829
Name: Julie (Bluhm) Evans <Keturah62@hotmail.com> Date: 2009-02-12 Comments:
Genealogy query ab. "Girl" Wrathall b. July 9, 1962 in Auburn. Adoption finalized July 31, 1964 in Albion,Orleans County. Wrathall may not be last name.
Name: Deb Jacobsson <email@example.com> Date: 2009-01-29 Comments:
Researching information About the Benjamin H Brock (1807-1891) and his wife Christina Oliver (1810-1891). They had a son Henry that died during the Civil War in Newbern, NC serving with the 13th. Supposedly his body was brought back for burial in Cayuga, New York. They also had two sons David and George who died at a boating accident during a storm at Cayuga Lake in 1855.
Name: Joyce Laird <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2009-01-03 Comments:
i have an ancestor, George Robards (or Roberts) who came from Cayuga Co. , left there around 1825 and moved to Michigan where he bought land. surely he must have owned and sold land there in Cayuga Co., his first son George Thompson Robards was born there in 1817. don't know where to look. thank you
Name: Jack P. Hailman <email@example.com> Date: 2008-11-04 Comments:
Getting desperate to find any record of the parents of John E. Hailman, supposedly born Weedsport, NY on 9 Dec 1830. Father supposedly born in German, mother in England. Maybe your website will help.
Name: Teresa Pawlowski <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-10-18 Comments:
Maybe someone can help. We have a Wegman Auburn piano, believe it was one of 4 pianos, it needs work, and wondered who I could contact maybe they would like it preserved for history. I think they went bankrupt in 1915. Thanks
Name: Bee Blaisdell <BeeAvon@aol.com> Date: 2008-10-16 Comments:
Nice site! Great job. Am researching Blaisdell, Osborn.
Keep up the good work! Thank you
Name: Cherie Byars <email@example.com> Date: 2008-10-16 Comments:
descendent of Anstrus Reed and Elijah Hunt (direct maternal line) and am trying to find information on Anstrus. Have alternative spelling of "Austrus" also that her middle name may have been Lightfoot, and she may have been a member of the Onondaga tribe.
Name: Janice Sauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-10-15 Comments:
VANALLEN: My ggrandfather, Henry VanAllen was born in Cayuga County, New York on 10/30/1827 to Daniel and Mary VanAllen. Henry died in Fon du Lac, WI on 3/26/1897. He had quite a few siblings and I have info re' Henry's two marriages and his children. I really need help finding anything relating to his birth and early life in Cayuga County, NY.
Name: j. perkins hausaman <email@example.com> Date: 2008-10-06 Comments:
Researching a female RATHBUN of Auburn NY, a marriage with JOHN PERKINS of Cooperstown, Otsego Co., he was b. ca 1825,Cooperstown, d. Oct 13,1874, NYC, buried LAKEWOOD CEMETERY, Cooperstown, Otsego Co, NY. Anyone know any info on the marriage specifics and her family? She apparently outlived him. Where is she buried? etc.
Name: Daniel Mahaney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-09-27 Comments:
Name: Donald E Pence <email@example.com> Date: 2008-09-15 Comments:
fourth great grand son of adam fries
Name: John A. Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-09-10 Comments:
I am a 75 year old descendent of Jeremiah (Darby) Murphy of Auburn. Darby owned and lived at 103 Lansing Street (current address ). My daughter Katherine Murphy Morris JUST visited this home for the first time and introduced herself to the current owner Edward Wasilienko. I hope to come to Auburn in the next week or so to visit the home. Also, the home of Darby's son James at what I believe is 132 North Fulton Street. My father was born in 1900 and raised at 136 Fulton Street. I know little about researching in property records etc., but would like to learn more about my ancestors homes and their ownership. How do I do this ? How can I research for any local newspapers. I have been told there were articles about Darby's mother Esther (Etty ) because she claimed to be 100 when near death. We doubt this to be true. More like 92. I have all the Civil War military records for James Murphy who served in the Cayuga County 9th New York Heavy Artillery.
In short ... I would like to link up with someone in Cayuga County as I finish up my family's history. I know the whole Ireland end from County Kildare. Will be sending a very nice headstone for Darby Murphy's grave at St. Joseph's Cemetery in the near future.
Can we communicate ?
John A. Murphy
Commander, USN (Ret.)
1002 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA. 17325
Phone - 717 870-1330
Name: Evelyn M. Morrison <email@example.com> Date: 2008-09-08 Comments:
I very much appreciate all work the volunteers have contributedto this site! Wheaton Sanders and Aurelia T. Jewett of Aurelius and Auburn are my 3rd great grandparents. My grandmother, Maude Kelsey Morrison was the daughter of Henry Harrison Kelsey who was the son of Nathaniel Kelsey and Sarah Ann Bates who lived in Auburn. They were married in Ulster County. Henry's wife was a Sanders. Thank you!! Evelyn M. Morrison
Name: Joan DiSanto <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-09-04 Comments:
Would be interested in volunteering to assist with project.
Name: Dianne Allee <DAllee707@yahoo.com> Date: 2008-08-25 Comments:
Need to find 1820 Census for Cayuja Co. New York
Name: Cheri Caudle <email@example.com> Date: 2008-08-14 Comments:
My grandfather's grandfather was WILLIAM GREEN GIFFORD, b. abt 1788, md Maria PIERSON, b. abt 1798. I come through John Pierson Gifford who moved in the late 1860's to Solano County, California.
I'm trying to fill in the facts, people, relationships, dates, of William's family, as this is the weak link in my lineage going on back.
Thank you for any help anyone can furnish.
Name: Cheryl <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-08-11 Comments:
Looking for information on Henry VanGuilder(Gelder, Gilder) and his wife, Mary Lown. Lived in the Town of Sempronius/Niles in the early 1800's. Thank you.
Name: patricia archut <email@example.com> Date: 2008-08-07 Comments:
Looking for family of Bessie Clark (formerly Bessie Burns from Auburn she had family in Skaneatelas Falls (Carrie Burns) she was married to George Clark in 1924 had a son Francis, George and ? Need help. Pat
Name: pat archut <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-08-07 Comments:
My family on both sides were from Auburn and I am very interested in the information. thank you, Pat
Name: Dick <Dick.email@example.com> Date: 2008-08-02 Comments:
William Busenbark/Bosenbark/Boosenbark born 14 Jan 1835 Romelus, Cayuga Co, NY died 28 Nov 1900 is son of George born abt 1804 NY and Abigail ?? born about 04 Mar 1806 and died 18 Nov 1895 ae 89y-8m-14d. William married Martha Boorom abt 1855 who died 13 Dec 1896 ae 59y-5m-8d.
Does this ring a bell to anyone.
Name: Debbie Ruitenbeek <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-07-26 Comments:
My 2nd great Grandfather Thomas Smith Mills was born in victoria in 22 March 1819 are there any records that I could find his birth info in ?
Name: Debbie Ruitenbeek <email@example.com> Date: 2008-07-26 Comments:
My 2nd great Grandfather was born in victoria in 1819 are there any records that I could find his birth info in ?
Name: faith hurd <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-07-25 Comments:
loOking for information SYRIL SHELLEY FAMILY and Halladay family . thank you.
Name: Pat Williams <dac-Williams9622@damailbox.com> Date: 2008-07-21 Comments:
I liked your site.
Name: George R. Utz <Georgeutz@aol.com> Date: 2008-07-12 Comments:
Tracing family genealogy for David Oscar Tears. Moved to Italy in Yates County from Cayuga County( don't know what year) according to Yates County Historian. Born 1825-1835, farmer who served in Civil War in 126th Reg. Name familiar to anyone?
Name: Donald Wilbur <email@example.com> Date: 2008-06-18 Comments:
looking for parents of orren hendrickson of union spring
looking for parents of joseph r wilbur of ledyard
Name: Harold L Spencer, Jr <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-06-18 Comments:
Thanks to all your volunteers. Great site for lots of info.
Hal Spencer, Yorkshire, NY
Name: Donna Patton <Levisnana@Verizon.net> Date: 2008-06-15 Comments:
Searching for information on the Weston family
Name: Sherry (Vincent) Carsten <email@example.com> Date: 2008-06-11 Comments:
Hello, I am new to NY Genealogy. I have lots of family from NY area, and just found that my 3rd great grandparents Charles M Garner & Mary Conley are from Cayuga County, and lived for some time in Victory. Just wanted to say hey, and put my name out there any Garner cousins around drop me an email. :)
Name: Bernie <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-05-14 Comments:
This is a GUESTBOOK. Queries should be posted to the Rootsweb Message Boards for Cayuga County NY at:
Name: Cecilia Stewart <email@example.com> Date: 2008-04-03 Comments:
Looking for Nathan Stewart, born in R. I. 1788, lived in Cayuga Co. 1800
Name: Michael Delaney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-04-01 Comments:
Hi, I am looking for any information about James and Frances Delaney who lived in Auburn. James died in 1968.
Name: joey rogers <email@example.com> Date: 2008-03-29 Comments:
i'm trying to find more info. about my great,great grandmother mary polly (brown) leonard born 1838 in genoa,new york died in locke,new york i think
Name: Robert Hill Wheat <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-03-05 Comments:
Looking for any information on William Wheat who lived at Venice Corners around 1812.
Name: Sheila B. Anderson <email@example.com> Date: 2008-02-05 Comments:
Name: Sue Nitz <SNITZHERB@aol.com> Date: 2008-01-31 Comments:
Helpful info on line regarding James GREGORY who settled in Victory early 1800's. Son-in-law has this family as an ancestor.
Name: Kathy Andrews <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-01-26 Comments:
I am looking for information on Obed Andrews b: 1770, VT d: 15 May 1845, Locke, Cayuga, NY burial: East Venice Cemetery, NY #110B.
Name: Bruce Coleman <email@example.com> Date: 2008-01-24 Comments:
Looking for relatives of William C. Bell. He was Chief of Police in Auburn 1909-1928. Have some info. can use more. All replies appreciated.
Name: Neal F. Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-01-21 Comments:
Ancestors buried in Sempronius. Thanks for the usefulness of this site
Name: Duane I Moseley <email@example.com> Date: 2008-01-06 Comments:
I'am looking for great-greatfather . The story is he died sometime between 1830 &1845 in western NY . His wife and children were living near Franklinville, Cattaraugus, NY in 1850 . His name is Aaron Moseley. I enjoy looking at all the cemeteries records and othe information . You have all do a great job Thanks Duane
Name: Nick D. Swanstrom <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-01-04 Comments:
Visiting to find/research my mother's Bray/e genealogy. It is said Andrew Bray, Sr. (04 Jul 1763, Kingwood, Hunterdon County, NJ; 26 Jan 1849, Richmond, Ontario County, NY), first resided in the Village of Cayuga (1800-1806), Scipio Center (1808), and Springport (1809-1815) before relocating later to the Richmond, Ontario County, NY area. Wife of Andrew, Sr., is said to have been Mary Yawger Parlee Barkley (08 Dec 1774/NJ; Nov 1849). Records for Andrew, Sr., have been difficult to locate; he may have resided with spouse(s) families. Any help would be great as I reside in Sterling, VA - email@example.com. Thanks (PS - GREAT web site!)
Name: Wanda Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2008-01-04 Comments:
You have a great site, thank you so much for your hard work. Looking for any info on Amzie Wood family and family of Thomas P. Cranson. I believe Lovicy Wood and Thomas Cranson were married in Cayuga county 28 Jan. 1851. Lovicy was the daughter of Amzie Wood and Phoebe Akin Wood.
Name: Tina (Nelton) Verrett <email@example.com> Date: 2007-12-11 Comments:
GGGGGGrand-daughter of Enos Gunn Nettleton and Grace Smith.
Tina Nelton from Montegut, Louisina..I would love to hear from other relatives. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Robert Goodbody <email@example.com> Date: 2007-12-09 Comments:
My grt grt grandfather was henry switzer(1791 / 1867 of
conquest, cayuga county father of ephraim switzer, my grt grandfather of san diego. I continue to look for father of martha legg (ephraim's wife and my grt grand mother)
Do you have any info on this connection in cayuga county?
Name: Kip Bevier-Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-12-05 Comments:
Am looking for a genealogist in your area (1790-1840).
Of course, I expect to pay for services.
Name: Laura Hedgecock <email@example.com> Date: 2007-11-30 Comments:
Looking for DeBarr's living in Cayuga county in 1830's.
Name: Mike Long <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-10-30 Comments:
always a great asset to use.... Thanks
Name: patricia Keyes <email@example.com> Date: 2007-10-20 Comments:
I will be in Auburn on or about the 25 of October. I will be looking up records of the Davis and Bancroft families who lived in Summerhill and Lock in 1810-1830. I will be looking at estate, land and tax records. I have been working on this family for many years and am just now going to get out there to do research so am looking forward to it.
Name: raymond e lillie <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-10-16 Comments:
This is a great webdsite
Name: Herman Stephan <email@example.com> Date: 2007-10-11 Comments:
One of the most informative and best genealogy sight ever run across..
Name: Gardner Bates <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-10-04 Comments:
Found my great-grandfather and grand uncle! Now what?
Name: Kathy Morgan <email@example.com> Date: 2007-09-08 Comments:
Hi I am looking for information on Richard Warren from Port Byron born around 1910. Thank You
You have a great website.
Name: LaRue Turner Pryse <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-09-03 Comments:
I'm looking for Betsy Rogers that married Roswell Turner in Saybrook, Ct. in 1805.
Name: Dave Doll <email@example.com> Date: 2007-08-24 Comments:
Hiram Wood 1810-1900, I believe was a sybling to David 1805-1883, Austin 1808-1888, and Jonas Wood 1817-1895, all living in Venice, Cayuga County, NY.
I am seeking to exchange information about that family.
Name: Jean Fuller <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-08-24 Comments:
Looking for a record of DANIEL SMITH who married MARY MIXTER about 1820 had children JOHN ,AARON, ELIZABETH and SARAH before moving on to Ohio about 1830-1831. Mary Mixter was born about 1802 in Onandaga, NY about 1802. Would appreciate any help. The right SMITH is not an easy search. Thank you for a wonderful site. Jean
Name: linda Defendorf Law <email@example.com> Date: 2007-08-22 Comments:
eager to find my ansestors
Name: Mike Hopkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-08-12 Comments:
Very interesting, but could find no to reference to Cyrus & Mary Gordon. He was a blacksmith in East Venice, c. 1890.
Name: veronic weber <email@example.com> Date: 2007-07-27 Comments:
Seeking info on Gallagher family
Name: Dick Plotz <Dick@Plotz.com> Date: 2007-07-26 Comments:
Looking for NICHOLS and GLEASON families of Locke. Simon Nichols married Mary (Polly) Gleason. Their daughter (Margaret) Mahala, born 18 Nov 1816 in Locke, married David DODGE and settled in Crawford Co., PA before 1841.
Name: Heather Burns <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-07-15 Comments:
I am searching for information about Joseph Hamilton Burns, born in 1819 in Mentz. He relocated to Cass County, Michigan about 1843. I am also looking for info. about Charlotte Loomis of Cato.
Name: Yvonne Burleigh <email@example.com> Date: 2007-07-13 Comments:
Looking for either Shevalier or Chevalier or similar to that, from the Auburn area gave birth to a girl 8/31/40
Name: DH <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-07-09 Comments:
Great website. I'm looking for Griffins who may be related to my Jonathan b 1819..his kids Byron, Charlotte, Julian, Florence. Jonathan may have been born Greene Co.julina died in Civil War...Byron was in war but not death record. I wonder if Byron was named after Port Byron? Family lived in Harpersfield Delaware Co for awhile..and Meriden, Ct..married into Ives.
Name: chuck farmer <email@example.com> Date: 2007-07-06 Comments:
Looking for any info on CALVIN MUNGER who was appointed guardian in 1820 of the minor children of PHILO ACKLEY after Mrs. Ackley died. Children were Harriet, Medora, Oliver and Roswell. Mrs Ackley's first and maiden name not known.
Name: Tracy Randall <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-07-01 Comments:
My family has always lived in the cayuga and oswego county areas. MY father is George Randall of sterling and my grandfather was Leon Randall also of sterling. Can you tell me anything more about my family?
Name: Jim Ferris <email@example.com> Date: 2007-06-28 Comments:
This Cayuga Co webpage is one of the best organized, informative sites I have encountered in my quest for Ferris info - to those responsible, thanks very much.
Name: Natasha Brenchley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-06-14 Comments:
Thank you for all the information provided on your website. I am looking for George Wood. We know very little about him.
I am a little lost on where to go next!
Name: roger hadley <email@example.com> Date: 2007-06-06 Comments:
looking for information on george and grace zellar. lived in onondaga co. thank you. also want to thank you for a great web-site
Name: Colleen Graham <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-05-31 Comments:
Thank's to the volunteer's who have put this site together, I have been able to trace my families, Ryan, Renahan & Devitt in Auburn NY. The information contained on your site is priceless!
I hope that all researchers for Cayuga are as fortunate as I have been.
Name: Marvin Denny <email@example.com> Date: 2007-05-27 Comments:
Looking for Edward Hackett said to have died in Locke, 1839.
Name: Marjory A. Friestad <Marjaf@cox.net> Date: 2007-05-20 Comments:
This is a user friendly site. Congratulations! Would like to find an early marriage in church records from Genoa. Edmund/Edmund Haley to Lucy Sherwood, 1827.
Name: Mary L. Graf <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-05-07 Comments:
Looking for info on 2 separate parts of the family:
#1---My Husband's side of family: Looking for marriage info on Christian Graf (Graff) to Barbara Prinz Smith.... I think between 1863 and 1870. I find Christian Graff contributing to St. Lucas German Protestant Church on Seminary St in 1878---are there any records of this church?
#2---My side of family: My Grandmother's sister Frances Cramer (from Rome, NY) was married to John W. Sherrer (Sheerer)(from Baltimore, MD) and lived on Weedsport-Sennett Road. They had been partners in vaudeville before settling in that home. Where would I find info on their vaudeville career.
Can anyone help? Thanks. mlgraf
Name: A.P. Halbritter <Butch_29@comcast.net> Date: 2007-04-29 Comments:
I am a direct descendent of Martin Halbritter from Crailsheim Germany 1828-1866. Martin came to the US and settled in Lumberland and Tustin Townships of Sullivan Co. His 5 sons relocated to Auburn, I'm guessing, between 1866-1870. All 5 are enumerated in both the 1870 and 1880 USF Census of Auburn, Cayuga, New York. I am simply a family historian interested in my roots. Anyone else intreested? Thanks - and have a GREAT day.
Name: Ward Sanford <The_Sanfords@msn com> Date: 2007-04-11 Comments:
Looking for parents of Alfred Morgan, who died in Sennett in 1878 and the age of 95. He was born in Connecticut.
Name: Jane Cherichetti <email@example.com> Date: 2007-04-09 Comments:
Looking for information on the family of Sylvester Goodell who died in Conquest, Cayuga County, NY in the 1800's. He was born in Woodstock, CT, lived for a time in Stamford, VT, and removed to Conquest.
Name: Donna Patton <Levisnana@aol.com> Date: 2007-04-05 Comments:
Researching several families in Cayuga Co. Hawkins, Hulett, Weston
Name: Sherry Willson Ratell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-04-05 Comments:
Am researching the Crapeau/crapo - Willson/Wilson -Bennet and Barney lines in the 1600 to 1800's in Conquest, Cayuga, Ny area. My GGreatfather George Consider came to Mi with wife Harriet [Besimer] and six children in 1874 after his mother - Deborah Crapo Willson died.
Thank you for all your good work on this site.
Name: Scott Kurtz <email@example.com> Date: 2007-03-25 Comments:
Hello, I am researching information regarding Mr. Peter Kurtz, a German immigrant who worked in a shoe shop in Auburn, NY around 1880-1910. He was a violinist and met Mr. Thomas Mott Osborne and because Osborne's family handyman. Mr. Osborne introduced him to Mr. David Mannes, Mr. Mannes had recently married Mr. Osborne sister. Peter continued learning under Mr. Mannes. Within (1) year Peter had made such progress that Mannes made him his Asst. Director (possibly Auburn Children's Orchestra). A few years later, shortly after Peter had turned (20 yrs. old) Mr. Mannes recieved a call from a Mr. Richard Mansfield. Mansfield had invested $60,000 in what was perhaps his most ambitious enterprise, the first american production of "Peer Gynt". Looking about him for a conductor who had youth and poetry, he selected Osborne's protege (Peter Kurtz). The Play opened in Chicago.
I am looking for anything other information regarding Peter that I can find and I mean any. Peter was my grandfathers uncle, I am unsure of any other information regarding this. I also am a descendant of the Philip Yawger family of Cayuga, NY.
Anything would help enormously, thank you.
Name: Linda Kanevsky <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-03-24 Comments:
Searching for records on Phillips family in Niles or Sempronius, NY and on Wilkinson family in Scipio, NY.
SAMUEL PHILLIPS and wife DAPHNE BUTLER and children Samuel, Theodosia, Daniel, Joseph, and Mary, era of 1780 to 1820. Looking for baptism or church records.
MERWINE WILKINSON born in Scipio in 1796, son of Ichabod Wilkinson and Anna Taylor. Son Ira born there 1818. Also looking for baptism or church records. Any suggestions where to look?
Name: Guy L. Laraway Jr. <email@example.com> Date: 2007-03-23 Comments:
Looking for info on Laraway; David and Mary, parents of Jonas, m Sally. All moved to MI in c. 1826/28
Name: Sherry Willson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-02-26 Comments:
What a great website. Well done!!
I have ancestors from Conquest, Cayuga, Ny - John Wilson - George ConsiderCrapo Mother Deborah Crapo dau of Consider and Annah [Barney] Crapo/Crapeau - wife of John Wilson -[ 1789 - 1845] My GGreat grand father was George [Harriet Besimer] Wison and came to Mi with Grandfather Edwin and Family in 1875
This information has been so helpful in helping me write our family history and bring our ancestors alive. so as to introduce them to my children, grandchilren.
Name: brian knight <email@example.com> Date: 2007-02-26 Comments:
looking for info on family 1700 and 1800 my ggg grand father john knight 1809/1810 Cayuga county Summerhill.
Name: Susan Gomez <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-02-21 Comments:
I love the site and always find it very useful. I would go back to your St. Joseph's Cemetery database though - far better than the site posted by the cemetery association.
Name: Misty O'Hara <email@example.com> Date: 2007-02-15 Comments:
visiting from leadership cayuga
Name: suzanne bronder <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-02-13 Comments:
PLEASE FIND THE DEATH DATE OF GEORGE FLOYD CHILDS BORN ON SEPT. 1881 SON OF JOHN AND NETTIE CHILDS OF SHESHEQUIN, PA.
HE MUST HAVE DIE DURING 1930 OR LATER. THANK YOU
Name: thomas kolceski <email@example.com> Date: 2007-02-12 Comments:
your web page has been very helpful to me
Name: Gerry Haskins <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-02-07 Comments:
Thanks for the opportunity to contact some folks in N.Y.
I am stuck in Cayuga County on one side of my family, and in St Lawrence County on the other. Hope I can get some answers
Name: Pauline Fear <email@example.com> Date: 2007-02-05 Comments:
I came across your site by accident, & discovered a wealth of information on my family of Fear, Blauvert & Counsell. Thanks for such a wonderful website, regards Pauline
Name: Guy L. Laraway Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-01-25 Comments:
Love your site, thou it seems you can't find enough volenteers.
Hoping to find info about my Dad's relatives; Laraway, David and Mary; Jonas and Sally (Sarah?)
Name: Colleen Lill <email@example.com> Date: 2007-01-21 Comments:
Great website - lots of information here!
I have a suggestion for the webmasters. It would make searching the website much easier if you had a search field for surnames, similar to the SSDI search field that you have. The search would scan the whole website for the surname being searched.
Name: Cindy Drage <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2007-01-14 Comments:
Am searching the SCOUTEN/SCOUTON/SCHOUTEN family in Central New York.
Name: Janet <email@example.com> Date: 2007-01-14 Comments:
I am still trying to glean more about a Kimpton family that ssettled in Cayuga County area about 1818. Found on the 1840 Census. Would love to find some of the other children born to Stephen & Syntha Kimpton between about 1807-1829. Has anyone contacted you about this family. Would love to contact them and see IF we could help each other.
Name: David H. Crounse <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-12-29 Comments:
I found my Great Great Grand parents buried in the
Conquest Village Cemetery #41 John and Eleanor Crounse
Name: BONNIE <email@example.com> Date: 2006-12-03 Comments:
Nice site. I am working on GRAY genealogy and trying to find an Edward Sucie (b. Canada, abt 1816) (also spelled Soucy, Susee, Soucie) who married an Angelique, surname unknown. Their daughter Mary (b. 1856) married a Leonard Francis (or, Francis Leonard) Gray/Grey. Edward found in Cayuga Co in 1860 Census, with wife, Mary, and two sons, Edward (blind) and George.
Name: Evangeline Clare <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-11-17 Comments:
I am looking for Captain Samuel R. Mills who might have been Native American/African American. Loved your website, one of the best I've seen.
Name: A. Montfort <email@example.com> Date: 2006-10-24 Comments:
I visited yr site searching for any direct ancestor of Peter Montfort:born 1810,New Jersey. Appears in 1850 Fed census Springfield, Hamilton, Ohio
Your site has a plethora of Peter Montforts, but which one am I looking for?
Name: Elaine Perry <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-10-08 Comments:
My family owns the Old Kings Ferry Station, do you have any information about it? How about old pictures?
Name: Geneva Thompson <email@example.com> Date: 2006-10-01 Comments:
Is there a New York list I can subscribe to with my names. I have several from New York? Thank you.
Name: Dee Townsend <Deesend@aol.com> Date: 2006-09-25 Comments:
Name: judy s. in Pa. <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-09-17 Comments:
Love this site! It has a lot of useful information! BUt, I have a question about data in one of the cemeteries-who do I email to ask this question? Selover Cem in the Town of Niles # 150-has aPeter R. Selover and it is referring you to the "Selover genealogy"-where can I read this at? Any help will be greatly appreciated! TThank you. Judy S. in Pa.
Name: Robert C. Babcock <Robert1628@aol.com> Date: 2006-09-11 Comments:
I'm trying to obtain information about Service on the Mexican border during 1916-1917 by Co.D, 3rd NY Infantry out of Oswego,NY
Name: RichardT. Stevens <stevensR@upstate.edu> Date: 2006-08-15 Comments:
Looking for birth record for John Roger Stevens,
born: June 18, 1887
Place of Birth: Cayuga County, NY
Parents: Henry(or James) Stevens and Mary Welsh (or Welch)
Name: Margaret A. Patten Thetford <email@example.com> Date: 2006-08-10 Comments:
Really good site. I responded to a 2004 query from Mary Jenista, firstname.lastname@example.org but wondered if that address is still good. If she is on your mailing lists could you advise me of a correct email.
Name: James Jimenez <email@example.com> Date: 2006-08-08 Comments:
Looking for info on James Taylor b.1814 and Mary Taylor b.1812 lived in Auburn 's 4 th ward 1850-1877,both were born in Ireland.James and Mary Taylor died in 1877. They had one son William b. 1845 and one daughter Sarah b.1848 married James H. Norris 1868.
Name: Jaimee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-07-30 Comments:
Hello, I am searching for Tennant families in this county from 1820-1840. Thank you
Name: laurie updike <email@example.com> Date: 2006-07-13 Comments:
Does Cayuga have an Adopt a cemetery program?the old montezuma cemetery sure could use it.Please let me know.Thanks!
Name: Ron Hanley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-07-13 Comments:
Truly a great site to peruse. The work, effort, time and dedication put into a site like this is simply enormous. People who have been researching for a time will recognize this, and it's time they do so by initiating a few kudos to your honor. Many thanks, keep on trucking, and for giggles and some research try Ontario County site sometime:
Name: Ruth Simpson <email@example.com> Date: 2006-07-05 Comments:
Thanks for your work!
Seeking James Smith (!) in Venice 1800-1818. Married to Elizabeth Potter. Any help will be appreciated. Ruth
Name: Elizabeth Schenck <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-07-05 Comments:
I have a copy of the Descendants of Rulef Schenck by Benjamin Robinson Schenck, with Adrian Adelbert SChenck of Plainville with alot of annotations by Leslie Vorhees of Baldwinsville if any body wants to get info from it.
Name: MARY E. MAHON <MMAHON@tampabay.rr.com> Date: 2006-06-28 Comments:
Would like to see a search engine on this site, particularly for the cemeteries.
Name: Jolene Foster <email@example.com> Date: 2006-06-12 Comments:
Looking for John R. Bassford, wife Sarah Lane; Samual L Bassford, wife Mary Dean; Cornelius Bassford, Hannah Reeves Bassford.
Name: Bill Brahney <WBrahne@aol.com> Date: 2006-06-06 Comments:
great site.....found lots of relatives using what info you provide.
Name: Richard Austin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-06-01 Comments:
I am looking for a distant relative... I found that James Pellet Martin was born in Cayuga, New York on August 1st 1831, but i can't find the name of his parents... I'm going to try your vital statistics... If i can't find info there... I would appreciate any other advice. Thanks
Name: Evelyn M. Morrison <email@example.com> Date: 2006-05-23 Comments:
Thank you for the wonderful site.....especially to all of those who have spent countless hours recording, transcribing, etc., etc. I have Kelsey, Sanders, Jewett and Holmes ancestors from Cayuga....for starters. Also am related to the Freshours in Ontario County....they also have a great site. I really am grateful for all you have done and continue to do!
Name: Jean Bunch <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-05-19 Comments:
I am researching Summerhill. My ancestor Alanson Campbell and his wife Celia Crossman are buried in Summerhill Cemetery. I am trying to find his children. I believe his brother is also in Summerhill in the 1840 Census. Any information will be helpful.
Name: Bob Van Sycle <email@example.com> Date: 2006-05-14 Comments:
Nice. Very interesting.
Name: Bill Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-05-13 Comments:
I have been using this site for a long time. All of my Clark ancestors came from Sempronius. It is a supurb site. Thanks for all the help. Bill
Name: Cindy Lillie <email@example.com> Date: 2006-05-07 Comments:
neat site!!!! i appreciate all the HARD work that goes in to this, i've been doing this for 25yrs b4 the days of computers thx cindy
Name: Kenneth D. Reasoner Sr. <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-04-27 Comments:
Looking for any Reasoner relatives
Name: Anne Renwick <email@example.com> Date: 2006-04-26 Comments:
Very exciting! I'll be driving to the towns and clerks to continue research for myself - but I'm very enthused by the information on this site - it gives me hope of finding more about my relatives. Thanks!!
Name: Barbara Spinosa Fuchs <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-03-30 Comments:
I'll have to come back to explore more.
Name: James Jimenez <email@example.com> Date: 2006-03-30 Comments:
Hello iam looking for the burial location of James H. Norris,aka Joseph Norris born 1838 in Ireland, his wife Sarah Taylor born Auburn NY 4th Ward 1845-48 . Also looking for burial location of James Taylor b. 1818 in Ireland his wife Mary Taylor b. 1819 in New York. Iam 99% sure they are buried in Cayuga County. Ive checked most all on line burial records from Cayuga County. Thank You for reading my comments E- MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Richard Bruce Dillon <email@example.com> Date: 2006-03-28 Comments:
I'm looking for info on the Anthoney Family Cayuga Co. / central N.Y.
Name: elizabeth yann <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-03-13 Comments:
I lived in Poplar Ridge from 1963 to1972 and was born in Ithaca in 1924. What a great site. My son George lives in Aurora, N.Y. and his house in the village backs up to the cemetery there. Bet he could be asked to take a picture of a tombstone or give the info on a stone.
Name: Maynard Knudson <email@example.com> Date: 2006-03-05 Comments:
Yery informative, thank you.
Name: David Vensel <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-03-05 Comments:
What a very comprehensive site you have here. Thank you!
Name: David E. Ferro <email@example.com> Date: 2006-02-28 Comments:
I read the article in the paper about Bernie and I want to thank everyone. In the past, your site has helped locate relatives at St. Joseph's cemetary. My mother had an idea where her great grandfather was buried, but she wasn't sure as there is no gravestone. (I'm bugging people about that now). It also was one over from her grandmother's; the one next to it was a Civil War soldier. <br>I'm also looking for relatives of Theodore Ruggles Timby, who invented a type of turret for Civil War monitors: the inventor of the Monitor had to pay him royalties. His brother Augustus is buried in Cayuga County. I found this out thanks to your site.
Name: Mary Carr Goodale <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-02-25 Comments:
I am very grateful that there was such a wealth of information about my ancestors on the New York website. Thank you, Mary
Name: DONALD A. CHASE <email@example.com> Date: 2006-02-16 Comments:
THIS SITE HAS REALLY EXPANDED . HAVE BEEN RESEARCHING THE CZYZEWSKI [CZYOWSKI] , BRANIA,DOLENGO [ DOLEGA ] , SADJEK AND RELATED OFF SHOOT FAMILIES FOR YEARS
Name: Bob Steigerwald <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-02-16 Comments:
did not know this site existed and very happy to learn about it in the Neighbors edition of the PS. Look forward to accessing it.
Name: Bernie <email@example.com> Date: 2006-02-15 Comments:
This is a "Guestbook" for comments about your visit to the website. Queries should be posted to the Rootsweb Query Boards for Cayuga County NY at: <br>http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec?htx=board&r=rw&p=localities.northam.usa.states.newyork.counties.cayuga
Name: Robbi Hoy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-02-14 Comments:
after 20 years of searching for my Bankson family I thought I would give it one last go. My oldest known ancestor is only known as A. Bankson, his wife was Sarah Burnham and she married 2 more times after he died around 1845. I found one A. Bankson in the census records in this county so here I am. Trying one more time before I close the file on A. Thanks for making a great site and wish me luck. <br>Robbi Cross Hoy
Name: Derek Camish <email@example.com> Date: 2006-02-13 Comments:
I am trying to find information about my great uncle who had a business in Ithica --furniture/joinery/timber-- in the early 1900's. His name was George Henry Saunders, born in England March 30, 1868.He married in America, and I think his wife's name was Mabel. <br> <br>
Name: Edward Harazak <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-01-29 Comments:
Looking for a John King and wife Lois or Margaret Lois.
John was born in 1726 died in 1801. They are the parents of Catherine King born 1762 who married Abraham Goodwin.
Name: Elizabeth Polmanteer Hague <email@example.com> Date: 2006-01-21 Comments:
I am researching the Burgess families in Cayuga County. I am thankful to all the men and women who work so hard to jkeep this site going. May God blees you with all you stand in need of. Liz
Name: Diane M. Pitts <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-01-20 Comments:
I am trying to find lot #8 on Lake Como, Ihave records that show my great grandfather paid taxes of .24 in 1874
I am planning a trip to Moravia this summer and would like to include Lake Como. Summer Hill Lake in my sight seeing
Name: Brent Boyer <email@example.com> Date: 2006-01-20 Comments:
You have a wonderful site, Thanks for doing such an undertaking. There is one item I wonder if you'd like to take a closer look at: Arthur E. Weeks buried in Bird Cem. in Locke isn't listed in the burial book (pg. 3) he died 8 Apr 1897 as mentioned in the other Bird Cem. site you have, near the Burk listings.
Name: Ross F. Gridley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-01-20 Comments:
Looking good. Keep up the good work.
Name: cindy lillie <email@example.com> Date: 2006-01-17 Comments:
WOW! i stumbled on this website great idea i started my search 25 yrs ago, the hard way by hand writing to ny
thanks soooooo much for starting this. im sure i'll use this alot and i'm fairly sure i'm going to volunteer
in my state of michigan thanks again c lillie
Name: Virginia Lee Cooke <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-01-15 Comments:
I am searching for information on a family named SLEIGHT or SLATE living in Cayuga county 1850-1900.
Name: Sharon Simon <email@example.com> Date: 2006-01-05 Comments:
Searching Info of Parentage of Albert G Borden .. listed 1840 US Census, Cayuga Co " B635 Burden, Albert G Venice # 124 .. supposed born Fall River MA
Vital Stats office in FallRiver unable to locate B.C.
Albert & Family moved to Wyoming County cir. 1841
Name: Kathleen Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2006-01-02 Comments:
I am looking for info on the Jonah Bartow family that lived in Scipio around 1799.
Name: Elizabeth h Polmanteer Hague <email@example.com> Date: 2005-12-27 Comments:
I am interested in genealogy. It has been a passion of mine for many years now. Keep up the good work on this site. Liz
Name: Donna L Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-12-13 Comments:
Looking for information on Lawrence Dorsheimer and Sussana, his wife. Sussana had a daughter Mary Luke who married my g g grandfather Henry Smith.
Name: Sandra <email@example.com> Date: 2005-12-08 Comments:
I found an old stock certificate and am looking up the descendants of the person who signed it. Unfortunately the stock is worth only the historical value and no money is involved for the family or me. I'll look up my own family history later.
Name: John Mentz <JohnM@wallsports.com> Date: 2005-11-14 Comments:
I thought it was interesting to find a town named after an ancestor.
Name: Laura Cairns <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-11-05 Comments:
I'm looking for Harriet & John S. Hulbert.
Name: Pauline Blanchard <email@example.com> Date: 2005-10-26 Comments:
Working on records for a prospective member for DAR.
Name: Holly <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-10-12 Comments:
Hi! I wish all the county websites were justlike this one!! Concise, organized and informative--keep up the GREAT work! :)
Name: Jean Sanders <email@example.com> Date: 2005-10-12 Comments:
a few years back I posted a Sanders family query. I have updated my information a bit and was hoping to contact someone searching the Aurelius/Cayuga Sanders/Saunders.
Name: Heidi V Wescott <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-10-09 Comments:
My grandmothers maiden name is cook. When I viewed the tombstones in the Catholic Cemetery in Scottsvile, NY I noticed on one of the tombstones that a relative of mine served in the NY 108th Volunteer Infantry.
Name: Edward Harazak <email@example.com> Date: 2005-10-03 Comments:
Looking for the KING family of "Kings Ferry". In particular John King b1726 d1801. I believe he died in the King's Ferry area. His wife was Margaret Lois Miller or Lois Miller. Thanks to all
Name: clare g wiedmaier Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-09-27 Comments:
good info. I needed it.
Name: Alm <email@example.com> Date: 2005-09-22 Comments:
Still searching for Snapp in Cayuga. Wonder if there were 2 Henry Snapps in 1800 living in that area. alm
Name: Dave Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-09-20 Comments:
What a wonderful site, so much information to digest. I give thanks to all the volunteer's who gave of their own precious time,thank you.
Name: Jo <email@example.com> Date: 2005-09-20 Comments:
Hello, I am searching Samuel Silas Robinson. He was one of the first residents in Cayuga Co. I have him in Auburn (Niles). He was b: 1804 in Rensselaer Co., NY. He married Leah Hull in 1825. He died in 1882, probably in Niles. I understand he had the first Inn in Auburn. Leah died in 1886, probably in Niles. They had eight children who married in the Surnames of: Bevier, Pennell, Ryan, Kirkpatrick, and Campbell. Love to hear from these families. Thanks, Jo
Name: Bill Wade <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-09-19 Comments:
Much appreciate the existence of records online. I visit them frequently, sometimes just for memories and sometimes to find family and close friends...
Name: Justine Brown Miller <JMiller585@aol.com> Date: 2005-09-14 Comments:
Researching Browns in Cayuga County.
Name: Linda Joslyn <email@example.com> Date: 2005-09-01 Comments:
I have a Letter of Testamentary and a Last Will and Testament of Joseph Gallt and James Gallt. Would like to add these to your website. Can I do this and how would I go about it?
Name: Bob Talbot <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-08-31 Comments:
Hi I am from Auburn and would like to here about the Talbot
or Androsko family.
Name: Marilyn <email@example.com> Date: 2005-08-31 Comments:
Thanks to all the volunteers who make this possible.
I am searching for descendants of Henry and "Rebecca Southwick" Knowlton's family. I descend from their son Leander Knowlton.
Name: Vincent Oliphant <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-08-29 Comments:
Name: Erik Quist <email@example.com> Date: 2005-08-20 Comments:
This site is full of valuable information. Samuel Brown is my 3x Great Grandfather and David Brown (b: abt 1813 PA) is my 4x Great Grandfather. I have many documents for Samuel Brown and his daughter Fanny Brown as well as Samuel's brother Sevellon A. Brown. I would be happy to share what I have if anyone is intersted. I am working on posting the documents on my website
Name: David J Barnes <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-08-18 Comments:
Looking For Barnes & Wiltse In Ny State & Sterling , Cayuga Co.
Name: Barbara H. Terry <Terryacres@aol.com> Date: 2005-07-20 Comments:
I am looking for information on James Cooper who Married at Ulysses NY April 23, 1839 Mary Jane Cooper Daughter of Dr.Joseph Cooper of New York City. They were married by Rev. John Cart. Our relative, Oscar Dewitt Terry married their daughter Mary Jane Moore, after the Civil War. Oscar Dewitt Terry was a harnessmaker in Ithaca and so was James Moore. Oscar Was from Basking Ridge NJ. Any information on these relatives would be very helpful. Thank you
Name: David Bellinger <email@example.com> Date: 2005-07-17 Comments:
I am looking for any data on the Bellinger surname
Name: Jenny Busby <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-07-13 Comments:
This is the first time visiting this site. I am researching the " Gable" family , they came to America in the 1870's and I am trying very hard to trace the family.
Name: Vern Pomeroy <email@example.com> Date: 2005-07-08 Comments:
Having visited you site numerous times in my search for the various Brown families, I must comment on what a pleasure it is to research your site! So well organized and WOW, the work that has gone into it...Thanks for sharing.
Name: Virginia Benson <Vibfinance@aol.com> Date: 2005-07-03 Comments:
Mary Van Sickle Wait of the DeWitt Historical Society, original settlers of the Cayugas, New York, and members of the Dutch established colony of New Amsterdam, is a direct descendant of mine. I am the great granddaughter of Andrew Van Sickle whose father was Dewitt Clinton Van Sickle. My great grandfather was born on December 27, 1850 -- one of many children of DeWitt and Sarah Van Sickle.
Name: Bernie <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-06-18 Comments:
Please use this "Guestbook" to make brief comments about the Cayuga County NYGenWeb Project websites. Queries or questions should be posted to the 'Rootsweb Message Board for Cayuga County NY' at:
Name: Harry T. Hodges <email@example.com> Date: 2005-06-07 Comments:
Both my parents were born near or in Auburn. I am interested in learning about thier marriage date, thier parents and in particular in my mothers grandparents. Thier names were Louis and Anna Gauthier, aka Gokey. I am looking for thier obituaries. They died, he was buried in 1-10-1911 and she was buried in 4-13-1915.
Harry T. Hodges
Name: Carol C. Cole <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-06-04 Comments:
I'm researching the Greene family of the M. D. Greene Lumber Co., Auburn NY
Name: Bill Brahney <WBrahne@aol.com> Date: 2005-05-31 Comments:
Great site!!! I am looking for McCarthy, Brahney, Long, Hubbard, Bannon, Diehl, Donovan. There is plenty info on this site and it is well formatted.
Name: maud hamill <email@example.com> Date: 2005-05-28 Comments:
I have been working on the history of the Murdock families who came to Auburn in the middle of the 19c from Northern Ireland. May I compliment you on a wonderful web site for your area - I have been able to glean much information and hopefully now Adrian Murdock who lives in Northern Ireland will be able to find 'living' descendents which he never knew he had.
Thank you Gayuga.
Abbey Historical Society.
Name: Mary CRAIG <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-05-26 Comments:
Looking for Squires family that were in or around Scipio 1800-1812. Need maiden name of widow Joanna Squires who married Samuel Davis 1809/10 and name first name of her Squires husband.
Name: Gail Forsyth <email@example.com> Date: 2005-05-13 Comments:
Researching my 6x gr grandfather John Day born Dublin Ireland b abt 1754 immigrated to NY ab1775 md English lady (? relative Joseph Brant, Sir William Johnson) in 1779 immigrated to Canada 1799 settling in Ancaster Twp Gore District Haldimand County. Ch:Solomon b 1780, 3 boys patriots of the Rev. War,Bartholomew abt1783, Mary Regne abt 1787,Hiram 1796, Margaret 1806, John 1809 11 children in total. Other names unknown. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Name: Kathleen E. Erdahl <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-04-14 Comments:
I'm looking for any info an the Stannard families who might have been in Cayuga County. If any one has info please contact me. Katie Erdahl @ email@example.com
Name: James Jimenez <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-04-09 Comments:
Great site, lots of info, well thought out. Iam looking for James Norris and his wife Sarah Taylor Norris Sarah was born 1845 in Auburn ny, James was born in Ireland 1841. The last place i no where they were is Cayuga County Sterling NY ,Village of Fair Haven in 1881. Ihave checked all the on line cemeteries and census in that area but they apear to not be there. There childern ended up in Amstersdam ny but James and Sarah were not with them. Any one think they might have an answer i could use one. Jim
Name: Sue Marie <email@example.com> Date: 2005-04-09 Comments:
This Cayuga County Web site is wonderful. It helped me break down a long standing brick wall in my genealogy research. Thank you Thank you. Now I would like to join a Cayuga county mailing list. When I click on the above to do so it wants me to fill in a form with Microsoft out look. I would like to just join with my own email thru yahoo. Isn't there an address I could write SUBSCRIBE to without having to go thru rigabaroll? Thank you kindly,
Sue I hope to visit Auburn some day and I have questions.
Name: Lisa "Quill" Thomson <Lisa.Thomson@globalcrossing.com> Date: 2005-04-01 Comments:
looking for obits for my grandfather Jeremiah Edward Quill and grandmother Helen Quill.
Name: Barbara Voss <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-03-31 Comments:
Great site!!! I found all what I needed. You are the best so far I've found. Keep up the good work it is greatly appreciated.
Name: Ann Marie Middleton <email@example.com> Date: 2005-03-28 Comments:
Hi! I'm looking for information about David Lyon (born about 1800 in New York) and wife, Martha Gotee (born 1803 in New York). I am also interested in their ancestors.
Name: Patricia Littlefield <Petiel8613@aol.com> Date: 2005-03-22 Comments:
A wealth of information! I'm just sorry my Irish great-grandparents, JamesMurray and Alice Burns who wed in Cayuga according to an obituary could not be found
Name: Cynthia Stanton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-03-21 Comments:
You are doing a great job with this site. Keep up the good work:-)
Name: molly meyer <email@example.com> Date: 2005-03-20 Comments:
searching Nolans in auburn and where abouts.
Name: Robert E Green <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-03-19 Comments:
keep upthe good work
Name: Donna Wilkinson Malek <email@example.com> Date: 2005-03-17 Comments:
My relatives Aaron Wilkinson married to Polly Wilkins
are buried in Victory Cemetery, Cayuga Co., NY.
Name: claudia Isham Barber <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-03-14 Comments:
I have been doing genealogical research for 30 years. YOur web site is the 'best ever'.
Name: Joe <email@example.com> Date: 2005-03-13 Comments:
thanks, very interesting page.
Name: Mary Joan Noce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-03-09 Comments:
Name: Janice Sauer <JaniceSauer@aol.com> Date: 2005-03-04 Comments:
I just happened to browse onto this website. It is great. Thanks for all the hard work that goes into accumulating this information!
My GGrandfather Henry VANALLEN was born in Cayuga County NY on 10/30/1827 to Daniel and Mary VanAllen. He died in Fon Du Lac County WI in 1897.
Sure would like to run into others searching this family. I have some info to share, though nothing out of Cayuga County.
Name: Betty Baylis <email@example.com> Date: 2005-02-23 Comments:
Like your info, had many people fromo Cayuga Co. N.Y.
The Pitcher, Gilbert, Maynard, Miles,Ellis, and Lockwood.
Name: Jennifer Martino <!@#> Date: 2005-02-02 Comments:
t h a n k s
Name: Nettie Lukovich <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-01-29 Comments:
Thank you for all your dedication! It is your hard work that keeps history alive!
Name: Almitchell <email@example.com> Date: 2005-01-22 Comments:
Searching for any info regarding George Snapp, will in Cayuga 1799. Dtr. married DeVoe. Also had son Henry Snapp
Name: claudia <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-01-21 Comments:
Betty Ann Isham, daughter of Anne Fulmer and George T. Isham was born in Cayuga County in 1922. Does any one have a married name for her. Would appreciate any help. Claudia Isham Barber, Old Town, Fla.
Name: Dody Church <email@example.com> Date: 2005-01-16 Comments:
My ggGrandmother Ruth Williams was born in Mentz in 1808 and Married James Crawford in 1824 I am doing research trying to find their Parents
Name: charlene <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-01-16 Comments:
Looking for connection to Stephen Grummons b. 1852 in Lisle, NY m. Ida L.Auyers b. 1851 had dau Ina Cecil b. Aug. 4,1904,who married 1st Shaughnessy and 2nd Radell.
Name: Richard Metteer <email@example.com> Date: 2005-01-08 Comments:
My family that I research in Cayuga County is Conklin. John and Mary Chambers are the parents of Cornelius who married Mary (Polly) Austin daughter of William Austin. The time period is late 1700's and early 1800's.
Name: Carol Carter <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2005-01-02 Comments:
Side note on Fish family name. It could be known as Key-gaw as the famliy could be Iroquois. Help if you can. Thanks
Name: Carol Carter <email@example.com> Date: 2005-01-02 Comments:
Looking for info. on a John W. Fish born 1809 in Weedsport, Brutus twp., Cayuga Co., NY. married a Harriet M. Crim abt. 1830 in NY. Any info. would be appreciated. Brutus hamlet renamed Sennett in 1827. by 1856 family in MI. Some people named Harriet Brown(1832) and Martin Brown(1834) were living with family in MI by 1850. Relationship not established. Thanks!
Name: Beth Tomsu <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-12-06 Comments:
Looking for information on my family roots that to this point can trace back to your county. Timothy and Bernard Carpenter where brothers, Timothy was born in 1796 but don't know if born in your county or just lived there at some point.
Name: Alton Coney <email@example.com> Date: 2004-12-04 Comments:
First tine looking in Cayuga Co. for my Dickens Family members. Thank you
Name: Audley D. Gaston <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-11-29 Comments:
Been lookin' for anyone researching the Gaston-family of Aurelius/Fleming, Cayuga Co., NY (ca 1750 - present), and elsewhere in western NY. Hoping to find a website somewhere with 'old photos' similar to those on several of the Crawford county pennsylvania websites (www.usgenweb.com/pa )
Pls contact ADG at email@example.com
Name: james jimenez <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-11-10 Comments:
Great site, iam looking for the norris family who lived in Sterling Cayuga County in the village of Fair Haven. James and Sarah Norris Kids Mary,James JR. ,Elizabeth, Sadie, William.. They all lived in Fair Haven in 1880.All the kids made it to Amsterdam NY by 1887-90 with no parents. thanks
Name: Susan O'Connor <email@example.com> Date: 2004-11-10 Comments:
Great Job - out of area and can't believe what you have done. Thanks so very much!
Name: Edward G Harazak <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-11-09 Comments:
I'm told one of my fourth Great Grand Fathers was John King (1726-1801). He came from NJ? to PA to NY to be with his family at Kings Ferry. I believe his wife was either Margaret Lois Miller or Lois Miller but can find no trace of her. Any one know of these folks????????
Name: Beverly Keicher <BevJoanK@netscape.net> Date: 2004-11-07 Comments:
I am looking for STRYKER Families.
Name: Adele Ash <email@example.com> Date: 2004-11-03 Comments:
Daniel J. Rogers b. 1889 Onondaga County, NY son of
Daniel Albert Rogers b. 1850 Genesee County, NY son of
Daniel V. Rogers. b. 1812 Genesee County, NY son of ???
(Possibly Daniel, son of Nathaniel Rogers & Susannah Marvin??)
Abigail Babcock b. 1817 Berkshire County, MA daughter of Asa Babcock b. 1786 Westerly, RI & Mary Gavitt
Name: Rosemary Atwater <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-10-29 Comments:
I just found your site by accident. My husband's family is buried in the King Ferry-Genoa Cemetary. I notice that some of the information is missing . Would you like to have that information updated? I am grateful for your efforts. This is a daunting task.
Name: Joe Redder <Dipittido1@aol.com> Date: 2004-10-14 Comments:
All the articles are (VERY Helpful) in the project that we are working on, There are many hours I have spent searching things about Genoa and surounding towns!Thanks so much Joe
Name: Ken Moline <email@example.com> Date: 2004-10-06 Comments:
Name: Lynda LeMay <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-09-24 Comments:
Looking for Kellers. Specifically Abram Keller b. Dec. 1831 or 1833. There is a family connection to Gros, Young, and Shunk families.
Name: Davil L. Hickey <email@example.com> Date: 2004-09-16 Comments:
I love history, especially local history.
Name: Gwen Wallot <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-09-16 Comments:
Hello: I am trying to obtain paper proof of my great-great grandfather's birth in Auburn, Cayuga County, NY. He was born on 13 May 1844. His parents are George and Mary Ann Lawrence Sturtevant. I found him listed in the 1850's census but it says Edwin. This is for my proofs for the Mayflower Society and I am afraid they might frown on that. Thank you for any help. It is much appreciated... Gwen Wallot
Name: Marilyn Miller Holmes <email@example.com> Date: 2004-09-01 Comments:
Looking for information on Fred Erskine Fossett b. 7 May 1887 in Durham, Maine. He taught at Oakwood Seminary, Union Springs, Cayuga Co, Maine.
Name: Janet Heathcote <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-08-25 Comments:
Excellent site keep up the good work.
Name: Janet Heathcote <email@example.com> Date: 2004-08-25 Comments:
Excellent site keep up the good work.
Name: Trudy Dishmon <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-08-21 Comments:
I am researching my family tree and they are from Ira, Cato, Victory and Conquest. All in Cayuga County. Is there a way I could see birth or marriage records online. I don't want to purchase I just want to see Parent/child relationship to trace my family tree easier. I am looking for the family line: Fay Purdy and Ida May Kelley Purdy. They are my great grandparents and Ida Purdy lived downtown Cato for many many years and died in Oct. 1991. I live in North Carolina so I have to do this long distance so if anyone has any info, just email it to me at email@example.com.
Name: Thomas Van Zile <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-08-21 Comments:
I would like to find out more about the Cayuga's. My father was a Cayuga, but never told us kid about the nation. As I now end my days here. I feel a need to know more about my roots. Thank you.
Name: pat miller <email@example.com> Date: 2004-08-19 Comments:
doing research on my family - Keenan's
Name: Russ Cooper <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-08-08 Comments:
Very well done and informative. I work with Hallie Sweeting, the Sterling Town Historian, who is superb in data collections. Northern Cayuga county is the NY crossroads for Coopers of all ethnic and nationalities; with Scotch-Irish Coopers in Sterling Town; Dutch, English, etc. Coopers in Cato Town, etc.! [German Coopers are in Oswego Town etc., Oswego County next door] It's a challenge to keep all the Coopers straight, plus the famiies they married into, but your web site is very helpful. Thank you!
Name: Ellen Gedeon <email@example.com> Date: 2004-08-01 Comments:
The New York Gen Web is an awesome site. You have certainly beat Michigan with the quality and quanity of records. I can sit for hours just reading early histories of the Mohawk valley. I am searching for Samuel and Leonard Stimson. early pioneers who came from watertown MA to New York and finally settled in Monroe county. son Amasa G. STimson moved to Michigan about 1830 where he settled in Middleville MI Barry county.
Please keep up the incrediable work it is terrific.
Name: Pat Masters <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-07-26 Comments:
Great site! Found information about Jonas, David and Laben Wood. Also a new found cousin.
Name: norman Cox <email@example.com> Date: 2004-07-25 Comments:
Perry Stevens is buried in the Soule cemetery (died 1907).
Is there a listing of burials? Seek to determine if his wife, Elizabeth Gridley is buried next to him. Need dates.
Name: Oneida <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-07-22 Comments:
looking for information on Isaac Middleton in Milton TWp & 'Henry Leake in Washington twp 1800 census
Name: robert d ruston <email@example.com> Date: 2004-07-17 Comments:
looking for information on my grandparnts edward david barrett died 1937and emma h. barrett died 1949
Name: Jane Bernardi <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-07-17 Comments:
Looking for a marriage between Henry(Harry) LeValley and A.Elizabeth Wheeler about 1804-1810 cayuga Co.
Name: Darleen Wilder Keller <dbkeller2@ netzero.com> Date: 2004-07-13 Comments:
Looking for info on Elbert Scouten born Oct.29.1910 family. We know nothing about his Mother,father,sisters or brothers. I believe they were in Fulton and before that Canada.
Name: James Jimenez <email@example.com> Date: 2004-07-02 Comments:
Great site my great grand father lived there in 1870, James Norris 25 years old . wifes name Sarah Taylor Norris. Found her family there in Auburn 1860 she was 12 years old then. James is a little more elusive, i have a few James Norris's and iam running down leads on them before they came to Auburn. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK Jimmy firstname.lastname@example.org
Name: Kenneth W. Colby <email@example.com> Date: 2004-06-27 Comments:
This is a verry GOOD and Helpful site. THANKS
Name: Sherry Thurston <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-06-27 Comments:
Great web page. I am researching the Radcliff(e)/Quackenbush (Quakenbuss, Quakenboss) Peter Quackenbush b.1799 m. Mariah Morgan b.1819 had child Mary Quackenbush who m. George Radcliff. Trying to find info on Mary and her parents, Peter and Mariah.
Name: Shirley Wheet <email@example.com> Date: 2004-06-16 Comments:
Great web site. My grandparents Merritt Ackles and Ellen
Sarah Fawcett were married in Genoa, Cayuga Co. NY in 1897,
25 Dec. I have lots of information on the Ackles family if someone is researching that family.
Subject line should read Ackles.
Name: R Jeff Gurvine <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-06-16 Comments:
Believe the HORTON and possibly the SPENCER families are ancestors. Looking for Henrietta HORTON b-1816 and Hiram SPENCER b-1812 marriage.
Name: David E Paulsen <DCPfamily@frontiernet.net> Date: 2004-06-13 Comments:
I am researching Joseph Brooks his son George both from England. Also searching for Abel Riley Humphrey and family. Roana Humphrey married George Brooks Jr.
Love to hear from anyone with info
Name: Patricia Davis Keyes <email@example.com> Date: 2004-06-12 Comments:
I am doing research on the Davis family who lived in Lock Cayuga County in 1810, Solomon Davis married Sarah Bancroft daughter of Stephen Bancroft Sr. I am Trying to locate the parents of Solomon Davis. I suspect that Nathan Davis Sr. who was living there in the 1820 census is his father. Nathan died in Groton NY. Do you have an index of Land Grantee and Grantor records there in the Society? A Copy of them would help me very much. I would a copy of the actual index including all names of Davis-Davidson etc. in that section from 1810 to 1850. Would you have that?
I have been able to get copies of these from other New york Counties and it helped so much with my locating these families. I expect to pay for the service and the copies.
Thank you P Davis Keyes
Name: Sharon Buchanan Dean <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-06-09 Comments:
I am searching for the Birdzell, Birdsell, Birdsall family
of Cayuga County. Caleb Birdsell born 1786 in Vermont or
Scotland married Eunice___________ in 1805 in Cayuga County, they had William C Birdzell born 1810 Cayuga County, Wm married Louisa Emerson she was born in New Hampshire, then they had Elizabeth Birdzell born in 1834 in
Rising Sun, Ohio County, Indiana. Elizabeth married my
great great grandfather William
Buchanan in 1855 in Indiana. Any help would be greatly
appreciated. Thank you, Sharon B Dean
Name: Bob Wyllie <email@example.com> Date: 2004-06-07 Comments:
I am trying to find my Grandfathers birth record. Appearently he was born in Auburn about 1867 (+/- one year). His name was Robert C. Wyllie, his father was also Robert and was born in Scotland. Any suggestions regarding church records to explore?
Name: Elaine Webster <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-06-04 Comments:
This is the first time to view your website but hoping to get some useful information on my ancestors that came from Cayuga Co in the early 1800's.
Name: Jane Bernardi <email@example.com> Date: 2004-06-04 Comments:
looking for info on LeValley Families
Name: louise jeter <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-05-25 Comments:
looking for Calvin and Jane Leach family and ancestors in Cayuga County, NY.
Name: Ron Ray <email@example.com> Date: 2004-05-22 Comments:
Thanks for the information. I am in the early stages of searching for the "Ray" and "Gilmore" ancestory. I have already found a long-lost cousin with help from your information. Keep it up.
Name: Lisa Saunders <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-05-11 Comments:
I wanted to let everyone know that I have a page on my website dedicated to the New York 9th Heavy Artillery. I have included a timeline of the regiment's movements, websites to letters and other information regarding the 9th, and photographs of banners, soldiers, etc.
I am also collecting names of descendents who would like to be contacted about any news regarding 9th material.
Please visit at www.authorlisasaunders.com
Then click on my New York 9th Heavy Artillery page.
Name: Mary Thetge Cramer <email@example.com> Date: 2004-05-09 Comments:
Searching for Thetge/Thetga/Theetge/Thetgee/Tatje
Name: judith eaton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-05-08 Comments:
I have looked at your website many,many times. You have a good website. Your volunteers should be commended for their hard work in transcribing the records. I've noticed that you have transcribed the information that would be the most helpful to a lot of people.
Name: Jon Pontzius <email@example.com> Date: 2004-05-08 Comments:
Looking for information on Josiah Converse b 1793 who married Elizabeth (Betsy) Laberteaux.
Name: R Jeff Gurvine <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-04-30 Comments:
Looking for family of Jesse SPENCER b-abt1777 or oldest son Samuel b-abt1810. Samuel married Phebe and had son Oscar F. before moving to Illinois and then Nebraska.
Name: Edward G Harazak <email@example.com> Date: 2004-04-29 Comments:
I'm looking for a John King (1726-1801) that was married to Margaret Lois Miller. They came from Luzerne County PA about 1790+
Name: Bill Sundstrom <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-04-26 Comments:
I have been searching for the descendants of Seymour Miller. Your site has been useful. I wish more of the vitals were online.
Name: Rose Landmesser <email@example.com> Date: 2004-04-25 Comments:
Name: Sherri Willard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-04-21 Comments:
Good Job! Does anyone know if there are birth, marriage, & death records for Cayuga County New York about 1809 - 1820 time frame?
Name: Linda York <LindaSimoneYork@aol.com> Date: 2004-04-14 Comments:
Hi: I just wanted to tell you that I am very impressed by your website. You obviously have a great group of volunteers to provide this much information to people who use your site. I have been doing genealogy research for several years and have found USGENWEB to always be helpful, but some counties are better than others. You are definitely one of the beter ones. Keep up the good work!
Name: bill mentz <email@example.com> Date: 2004-04-14 Comments:
i didn't know a town named "mentz" existed. i'd like to know if i have any connection. should i run for mayor?
Name: ann Derner <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-04-12 Comments:
I found your page by searching for the Wards from this county, trying to find where my ancestor Patrick ward is buried and if is wife is buried with him...he did may 10 1904 or 10 may 1904.....
Name: Chuck Harris <email@example.com> Date: 2004-04-05 Comments:
Cayuga County has one of the most informative and well-organized sites there is.
Name: William O Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-04-02 Comments:
I'll be back. Have many to look up here.
Excellent start to a wonderfull web page.
Name: Colleen Rowe <Rowegirls@aol.com> Date: 2004-03-23 Comments:
I'm trying to find someone who can help me with my searching. If anyone is familiar with the town of Sempronius and willing to search through all the Johnsons I would be glad to pay whatever the costs are. I really like this site and hope to get a lot of help from it. Thanks so much, Colleen Rowe
Name: Linda Mello <email@example.com> Date: 2004-03-23 Comments:
Looking for Nicht and Weikert families. Found some needed information today through this site, thanks! I'll be back!
Name: George Goff <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-03-17 Comments:
Name: Albert W. Kugler <email@example.com> Date: 2004-03-07 Comments:
Looking for wife's relation. Edmond Barnes (born abt 1807) married Ursula (Manley, born abt 1808) Barnes
Name: Colleen Rowe <Rowegirls@aol.com> Date: 2004-03-05 Comments:
I would be interested in finding someone who would research my families in the Cayuga, Courtland Counties. It's a bit far for me to go to do the research and I'm willing to pay a researcher. Thanks, Colleen Rowe
Name: Jane Dickens Nichols <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-03-04 Comments:
Looking for any Dickens ancestors in Central NY.
Name: Clayton S. Gilmore <email@example.com> Date: 2004-02-28 Comments:
This is a great site and has been very helpful in searching out family history. Many thanks to the wonderful people who have worked so hard to make it great. I'm a native of Auburn and spent many summers on the shores of Cayuga Lake. My Gilmore line settled in Mentz, Montezuma, and Throop in 1809.
Name: Sharon Houston <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-02-18 Comments:
I am trying to locate my mother's half brother that she has never met. Paul Commey was put up for adoption around 1934 at age 2 years old. Father was Harold Commey and Mother was Helen Moe Dalton Commey. Adoption handled through Cayuga County Social Services. Would love to hear from anyone with any information or help in where to look. Thank you so much.
Name: R.D,Ruston <email@example.com> Date: 2004-02-18 Comments:
interested in my gradparents David E. &Emma Barrett
Name: Jack Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-02-17 Comments:
Doing Research on Philip King, First Settler in the Town of Mentz.
Name: William Slack <email@example.com> Date: 2004-02-13 Comments:
Working on Slack family tree
Name: KEVIN MICHAEL SMITH <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-02-01 Comments:
first time visitor to your site
a cny native son
Name: Joan H. Smith <email@example.com> Date: 2004-01-25 Comments:
Looking for information on a Harrison Smith, possibly born in Cayuga County around 1840. Would like names of parents, siblings, etc. Thank you.
Name: Susan Silhan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-01-23 Comments:
Descendant of John Locke of Moravia. Buried in Dry Creek Cemetary with wife Esther and son David.
This is a great site! Thanks to all who work so hard on it. Would love to see the cemetary restored!!
Name: John Mingos <email@example.com> Date: 2004-01-17 Comments:
seeking info on Abraham Boice, 1810 census Locke,NY
Name: Robert E. Greem <greeny@a-znet. com> Date: 2004-01-17 Comments:
Keep up the good work
Name: Paul Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-01-16 Comments:
This site has a wealth of information. I am enjoying it. Thank you!
Name: Kay Franklin <email@example.com> Date: 2004-01-13 Comments:
Sylvester McFall was born in Cayuga County March 30, 1834.
His parents were Orrin and Lydia (Marsh) McFall.
Name: Julie Pennock Moss <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2004-01-12 Comments:
Great site and it's FREE! My third great grandfather Alexander Pennock lies in the Myers cemetery in Springport . I must get him a better head stone. He was buried there in January, 1815 next to one of his sons, Dr. Jeremiah Pennock.
Name: Jim McNally <www.McNally88@aol.com> Date: 2004-01-07 Comments:
Good Stuff. All Counties should copy...
Name: Sonia Bullard Caldwell <Soniac3@aol.com> Date: 2004-01-03 Comments:
Very good site. My ancestors came from your county, made it to KS and made the Cherokee Strip Run into Oklahoma and here we are.
Name: Mary Longberry <email@example.com> Date: 2003-12-31 Comments:
Direct descendent of Henry Harris & wife Sophia Hurlbut. Seeking information on Ancestry of Henry, possible brother of Howard Harris wife Melinda Hurlbut
Name: Sherry Thurston <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-11-29 Comments:
I am looking for any information on Thomas Sherman b.1839 d.1912 Ledyard, Cayuga county. Married a Priscilla Gunn and had daughter Mary Ann Sherman. I believe Thomas' father is Russell Sherman but can not make the connection. Any help would be appreciated.
Name: Amanda Mentz <email@example.com> Date: 2003-11-20 Comments:
Hey, my last name is mentz!
Name: Barbara Coombs <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-11-13 Comments:
Researching Hill, Budington and Morgan.
Those families who came from New London, Ct. Following the Revolution
Name: Tom Terbush <email@example.com> Date: 2003-11-08 Comments:
Very well done!
Name: Ed Owens <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-11-06 Comments:
As someone who lives in Washington State please allow me to convey that your site has been (and continues to be) most useful as a research tool. I am researching the genealogy of my wife and her family who have a history in Cayuga County extending back to at least the very early 1800's and have been able to uncover many useful leads for additional research as well as valuable documentation for her ancestors. Your site ranks quite high in my estimation compared to many that I have reviewed in my search for information. Well done.
Name: Bernie Corcoran <Cayuga@adelphia.net> Date: 2003-11-01 Comments:
Thanks for all your great comments! Please note that this is a 'Guestbook Message Board'. Genealogy queries for Cayuga County NY should be posted to the 'Rootsweb Cayuga Co. NY Message Board' found at website:
Name: Dona J Grover <email@example.com> Date: 2003-10-31 Comments:
I am looking for the Grover family, last entry is Oliver Grover born 28 Jan. 1795 in Fleming, Cayuga, NY
Name: Pam <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-10-30 Comments:
Just looking for information on Amanda Cross born abt. 1819/20 married Alanson Peck in 1846 famliy living in Campbell Stueben Co NY 1850 moved to lodi Seneca Co 1870 Alanson died 1891.
Name: Scott Simon <email@example.com> Date: 2003-10-29 Comments:
I am searching for my lost relatives of the HEAD ODELL families in Cayuga, and surrounding counties. Nice site. Thank you. Scott
Name: nora rowan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-10-28 Comments:
I am looking for information on the Edmund Doughty family and their house in Aurora NY. My Great Aunt Marion Doughty lived in that house. My parents were married in the house in 1939 as were my mother's parents. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Name: nora rowan <email@example.com> Date: 2003-10-28 Comments:
I am looking for information on the Edmund Doughty family and their house in Aurora NY. My Great Aunt Marion Doughty lived in that house. My parents were married in the house in 1939 as were her parents. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Name: Gail Zachary <Mrszac@aol.com> Date: 2003-10-22 Comments:
I'm looking for the parents of Alanson Bradley (my gggrandfather), born 1810 in Cayuga County. Alanson came to Niagara County around 1840, or so, and married Nancy Carleton. I have requested info from Vital Records in Albany, but they have no record of Alanson's death in July of 1891.
Name: James Allen Day <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-10-20 Comments:
Still looking for information on Michael Ritter, Elizabeth Bear and John Martin Beilharz, all living in Fayette, Seneca County in the early 1800's.
Name: Cherl (Main) Fitzpatrick <email@example.com> Date: 2003-10-02 Comments:
I am researching my Main family roots if anyone has information that might interest me please e-mail me.
Name: Joan H. Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-09-22 Comments:
Looking for the family of Harrison Herman Smith b.@ 1840 in New York. Md. Frances Keturah Collier (Colyer) about 1864.
Name: Warren R. Wheaton <email@example.com> Date: 2003-09-14 Comments:
Really appreciate the MAPS which transport us back to another place in time and a calmer pace of life. They have been a great help in locating my Wheaton ancestors farms.
Thanks for all your hard work.
Name: Carrolyn Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-09-12 Comments:
Trying to find family of Caleb Wade and his children who lived in Semphronius in 1820 and 1830.
Name: Jerry Brown <Friendsbrown@juno.com> Date: 2003-09-01 Comments:
Researching Abner Bowman of Union Springs who married Sarah Shank in Hunterdon Co, NJ in 1799, arriving in Cayuga Co after 1800 and moving to Fayette, Seneca Co after 1830. Engaged in manufacturing according to the census records but little source information seems to be available. He probably came with his wife's father John Shank (Schenk, Schenck). Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Name: kenneth c ward <email@example.com> Date: 2003-08-27 Comments:
native of auburn
william ward/mary ann blackwell ward (immigrants 1852)
edward baier/josepha baier (immigrants ca.1854)
c j defendorf ancestry (niles & mohawk valley)
edwin bishop ancestry prior to cayuga co.
Name: Edward C. Schwarz <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-08-23 Comments:
Always a pleasure to visit your site!
Name: Phyllis (McGrew) Walklet <WALKLET@cs.com> Date: 2003-08-10 Comments:
For years I've tried to verify the ancestry of Hasael (a male)FOSTER. He married Sarah Rathburn in Sandusky Co, OH, & d in 1892 in Steuben Co, IN. Can anyone help me?
Name: Janice Peay <JPJingles@aol.com> Date: 2003-08-09 Comments:
Are you going to offer a pico search sometime in the future
Name: James E. Sennett <email@example.com> Date: 2003-08-07 Comments:
Looking for any info on the Sennett family.
Name: Herman Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-08-05 Comments:
THIS IS BY ALL ACCOUNTS THE BEST SEARCH WEB PAGE THAT I HAVE EVER FOUND IN MY TEN YEARS OF RESEARCH. A GREAT JOB AND WELL DONE.
Name: R. Henry Ford <email@example.com> Date: 2003-07-29 Comments:
Looking for the David Acre (Aker) family in and around Sterling. Wife was Elizabeth (someone said her last name was Longingheath, but have found no such name in the area. He was born in the early 1800's.
Name: Sandra Burke <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-07-27 Comments:
Thank you so much for this wonderful website! I just found some small information about family that moved from there!
Thank you to whoever did the cemetery research! You have helped me so much!
Name: RJ Richey <TrichCliff@aol.com> Date: 2003-07-27 Comments:
I have checked many state sites and different counties in NY. This is the most user friendly site with the best information. Thank you to all for your hard work.
Name: Carlyle Smith <email@example.com> Date: 2003-07-26 Comments:
Looking for origins of Henry Smith, who married Sarepta Metzgar of Groton, NY. Believe his sister was Dorothy Jane (Smith) Morton, wife of Porter Morton of Groton. Henry bought a farm in Steuben County in 1874 and moved there. His children Minnie, Corlis, Larkin, and Perry were all born in Tompkins County. Children born in Steuben County were Myra and John. Dorothy Jane had at least one other brother than this Henry Smith. This other brother was the father of Glenn Smith of Groton area. I am Henry Smith's great-grandson.
Name: Stephanie (Healy) Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-07-21 Comments:
I'm looking for the family of Kuglar. They lived in Indiana in the 1900's.
This is a great way to find your family.
Name: Morris Guyle Yule Junior <email@example.com> Date: 2003-07-21 Comments:
My Great Grandfather was born in Cayuga county NY
March 2 1832. His full name is Benjamin Guile Yule.
He died in Martel, IA Jan. 1895. I noticed on rootsweb
that there were some surnames Guile/Guyle in Cayuga County
around this time. Could there be some connection?
Morris G Yule Jr
Name: Pat Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-07-08 Comments:
I read a post regarding an entry in the Kellogsville Cemetery that "John Lesure" is really John Lester. However, I ran across an LDS entry that lists a John Lesure (8 May 1749-1832) who was born in Uxbridge, MA and married Tabitha Whitney in Upton, Mass. They died in Cayuga County, NY and had 4 children: Hannah (m. __ Harris); Polly m. Daniel Brown, Nathan H. and John Lesure.
Name: Melody Fear <MFear1950@Yahoo.com> Date: 2003-07-01 Comments:
Thank you so much for your help on the genealogy of my husband, Clarence W. Fear.
Name: richard ford <email@example.com> Date: 2003-06-29 Comments:
thank you so much for the hard work that was put forward to your site. it has been a major tool for my search on the fords of cayuga co.
however, any additional info. would be greatfull. i have been working on this project for many years. my gggrandfather, moses ford lived in little hollow, and is buried in the king ferry cemetary. thanks richard ford
Name: Sue Schroeder <GeneMom46@aol.com> Date: 2003-06-23 Comments:
Can you tell me where I might find a list of cities in Cayuga County?
Name: Richard H. Purdy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-06-19 Comments:
Looking for family that lived in Ira in the period between
Name: Angl <LdyAnglEyz49@hotmail.com> Date: 2003-06-18 Comments:
This is a really good site. Though I'm having a bit of a time trying to locate some lines. Is there any specific link to a site for 'businesses'? The person I'm looking for, had a construction / lumber company in Cayuga County, NY, at one time. Any assistance would be appreciated. Keep up the great work on this site!
Name: Alan B. White <email@example.com> Date: 2003-06-18 Comments:
Still hunting for my Drake and Buck ancestors from Orange Co. and Tioga Co. that moved up here very early. Benjamin John Drake and wife Abigail especially. Beautiful country. I knew it well when I was growing up in upstate NY.
Name: Vernon A. Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-06-17 Comments:
Thanks to all who recorded the information. I found material on some of my wife's family (Towner, Belcher). The site is appreciated.
Name: Jim Bowman <email@example.com> Date: 2003-06-17 Comments:
I am seeking any information on Timothy Moshier (d. 1828) and Rachel (Curtis) Moshier (d. 1851). Their burial plots are mentioned in the "MOSHER BURIAL" near Ira; I would like clarification of how they spelled the last name, since their son spelled it with an "i" that is not included in the cemetary transcription. I'd also be interested in hearing from any of their other descendats (I am their g-g-g-g-g-grandson).
Name: Melody Fear <MFear1950@Yahoo.com> Date: 2003-06-14 Comments:
I found information on my husband's great uncles that I did not know about. My husband's family was George Counsell of Aurelius and George Denman of Montezuma. His Grandfather was John Fear who married Mary Catherine Blauvelt.
Name: Chris Tittle <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-06-07 Comments:
Thank you to all volunteers.
Name: Jan Milton <email@example.com> Date: 2003-06-05 Comments:
Whaht a wonderful resource for all of us searching or families! I was dircted here by links and am searhing for he families of : Lucinda Eastman, Edward Eastman as well as last names of Milton and Bradt. Anyone with any info, feel free to email! Regards, Jan
Name: Marlene chantler wiggins <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-06-03 Comments:
I live in Union Springs for a long time and my mom and dad was born there.
Name: Carol < email@example.com> Date: 2003-06-01 Comments:
Name: regina smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-05-28 Comments:
i, was looking for the local, geneology socity of watkins glenn new york, or schuylar county. i, have contact with local family and are doing a joint effort on family research. just figured i'd join the local group, for the family center. i, live in mich. myself
Name: Michael Corcoran <email@example.com> Date: 2003-05-28 Comments:
Great website. I'm trying to research my father Joseph F. Corcoran's family and this will be a great help.
Name: ginny <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-05-27 Comments:
Looking for a Dennis Mullin(Mullen) b. abt 1822 Ireland, lived in Canada w/family before coming down to Corry, PA Erie County.......evidentally w/o a wife. Was naturalized in PA in 1865......in Erie County 1870 census.....then disappeared. Slowly finding the kids that spread out in other states.
hope someone can help.
Name: Sandy Noerenberg <Granstaxi@aol.com> Date: 2003-05-23 Comments:
My great great grandparents are buried in Fort Hill Cemetery.
Name: Katrhy Tippett <email@example.com> Date: 2003-05-06 Comments:
Cayuga County is one of the best for genealogy research. I truly appreciate all the hard work by everyone that has contributed. I am researching HUNSICKER, TIPPETT, EDMONDS, LICK. I have no knowledge of this part of my family except for the research I have found online. The HUNSICKER/TIPPETT connection has been in Cayuga Co since early 1800 or before. Thaks again.
Name: Kelly M. Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-05-03 Comments:
Name: gerald l storrs <email@example.com> Date: 2003-04-23 Comments:
Nice site. Looking for any info on Stephen Renslaer Storrs ,son of Saxton B. Storrs.Sister fo Stephen, Ida ( storrs)Crooks. Children of Saxton B.,Charles.Stephen Renslaer,Eunice,Edward, Alice (Coe)Storrs,
Name: Marilyn LeVeque <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-04-21 Comments:
To Cayuga County GenWeb Administrators,
You have a wonderful site. My family lived in Cayuga County, Owasco, NY. I have found their Census inf., burial places and history, that you & others have so kindly posted & made available.
Some of them, my side, went West to MI & IN, by 1870. Family names found in Cayuga County are:
Van Blaricom/ Van Blaricum
Thank you, again so much.
Please keep posting the history.
Name: Jean Wenner <email@example.com> Date: 2003-04-17 Comments:
I am also researching Tom Ryan who came from Ireland in 1854 and settled and was buried in Auburn. Love any information I can find.
Name: Jean Wenner <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-04-17 Comments:
My mother-in-law was a Husk, dau. of John C. Husk. His first marriage had Arthur and Mabel Huff as attendants. I am looking for info on the Huffs, including Mrs. Rose Huff, Howard and Frank and Arthur. I have photos of all except Mabel Huff.
Name: Joe Redder <Dipittido@Hotmail.com> Date: 2003-04-06 Comments:
I have really enjoyed a great Sunday afternoon reading through all the items, it was very exciting looking back into history. It seems more people should be here reading about there towns, Good Luck! Joe
Name: Jon Stripling <email@example.com> Date: 2003-03-31 Comments:
Enjoy your pages. Have found my relatives (Josiah Sherwood and family) and visited Fort Hill Cemetery several years ago. Keep up the goooood work.
Name: Loretta Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-03-28 Comments:
You should be very proud of this wonderful site. I have been researching my Ingram ancestry and have found lots of information on my ancestors. I think you should give lessons to other state and county sites as to what kinds of information would be extremely helpful to people who are researching their histories. I know a lot of hard work has gone into producing your site and you are to be congratulated! Sincerely, Loretta
Name: Leonard Dimon <email@example.com> Date: 2003-03-16 Comments:
I am looking for relatives with the last name Dey who moved to Varrick and surrounding area. They eventually married into a family with the last names of Jayne and Gould. is it possible that anyone can help me track information ont these individuals, specifically a Drew Gould Jayne, who would have been my great grandfather.
Name: Alice Morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-03-11 Comments:
Great site. Hoping to find some information on my great,great grandparents, Jonathan and Luana (Verplanck) Carrier. I believe they lived in Conquest.They lived in Cayuga county in the early 1800's. He was in the War of 1812. Has anyone out there heard of the Carriers or Verplancks in Cayuga Co. Thanks, Alice
Name: Phil Alling <email@example.com> Date: 2003-03-10 Comments:
I am looking for information on Farnsworths and Whitcombs that passed through Cayuag Co in the early 1800s.
Name: George W Mosher <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-03-02 Comments:
I'm looking for a bundh or Mosher's that migrated to Cayuga and surrounding NY counties. Here's hoping my search is fruitful.
Name: john davis <email@example.com> Date: 2003-03-01 Comments:
tracing genealogy of edward davis,susan[walker]davis family 20 bradford st.circa 1880's-1902. son john davis chief of police 1888-1892
Name: Bonnie <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-02-25 Comments:
Researching CURTIS/CURTISS or CURTICE in Central NY late 1700s to early 1800s. Please contact me if you have any info at all. thanks.
Name: Mary Ellen (Marks) Clark <email@example.com> Date: 2003-02-18 Comments:
To Whom , This is my first time using your site. Doing genealogy for dad's side of families. Marks/Murphy.
From years 1904 -1915. The Marks mainly lived in Romulus and Ovid, New York.
Doing a search for Katherine M.Murphy -1879-1964 and was a teacher for many years in Auburn.
Hope to find the site very helpfull.
Name: Carol DePugh <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-02-17 Comments:
Researching Crouch/Bickel families lived Genoa Twnsp. 1800's
Also burial place for Andrew Squires Eastman d. Hannibal,NY
1856,could he be buried in Twnsp. Ira,or Victory,Cayuga Co.?
Name: Audley Gaston <email@example.com> Date: 2003-02-17 Comments:
GGG Grandfather lived in Aurelius, Cayuga Co approx 1770-1830
Name: john davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-02-11 Comments:
Searching the genealogy of my g-g-grandfather Edward Davis who live at 20 Bradford St. circa1870-1900. His son John Davis was chief of police in Auburn 1888-1992? Any help appreciated.
Name: gerald l storrs <email@example.com> Date: 2003-02-04 Comments:
very well done site. thank you.
Name: Kristi Olson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-02-04 Comments:
Found records of my gg and ggg grandparents, A Judson Mellen and Erastus Mellen, residents of Sennett, in 1860 census and Sennett Church records --- my gg grandfathers parents had been a brick wall for me for more than 3 years. Thanks very much for your site.
Name: Paul Murray <ReynoldsGrandKid@aol.com> Date: 2003-01-30 Comments:
Great site love it.
Looking for Reynolds and Allens in Cayuaga and Wayne Counties.
Name: Shirley W. Worley <email@example.com> Date: 2003-01-26 Comments:
I'm looking for written documentation of my 4th great-grandfather's Revolutionary War service and pension. Benjamin Close - b. 9/10/1760 Greenwich, CT; d. 3/25/1836 Genoa, NY. He married Sarah Mead 3/3/1785 in Genoa, NY. Benjamin Close served as Private in the Connecticut Line, Capt. Yeates Company, Col. Enos Regiment. I want a printed copy of this information from p.538, Record of Conn.Men Rev.War, but I don't want to have to buy the whole book.
Name: James B. Minde <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-01-24 Comments:
I enjoy this web site very much. I am wondering if it will ever be possible, to be able to look up old obituaries? again thank you very much for the time and effort that you people put into this web site.
Name: Patti Harnden <email@example.com> Date: 2003-01-24 Comments:
Looking for information on Ebenezer and Emily (Mentor) Harrington who died in Cayuga County.
Name: Scott Kurtz <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-01-23 Comments:
After a four year battle with history I have yet to find the missing link between my great grandfather George A. Kurtz and his wife Mamie Schmidt who were from Cleveland, OH and had a son George A. Kurtz Jr. who is my grandfather and married Leona Pethybridge of Cayuga, NY. I never realized how much pain and agony it would take to find the connections of my family but until I do so I will battle through hell and high water to find the connection.
Name: Charles Bryce <email@example.com> Date: 2003-01-20 Comments:
I just found info on my G G Grandparents on this site!!
John W. & Maria Harrison from the town of Summerhill
Now I have to go to CT. where they originated from.
I hope I have half the luck finding more info.
This is an amazing site. I think it is the very best one that I have used. Thank you so very much for all the had work that has gone into it. You have a lot to be proud of here.
Perhaps you could give some lessons or develop resources for National use by other "Genweb" sites on how to improve and strengthen other county sites.
You are the best!!
Name: Wayne Pfaff <Denibird@lrbcg.com> Date: 2003-01-15 Comments:
Searching for information about the Bickley family in Cayuga County, in the approx. time period 1840-1870.
Name: bjlombardo <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-01-13 Comments:
i am looking for any records pertaining to a farm owned by my father in 1944 to about 1950 on Egypt road in Weedsport or conquest . His name was Edward kenneth Myers and his wife was Eileen.
Name: Hazel White <email@example.com> Date: 2003-01-12 Comments:
I am looking for John Batnet after 1825 and he moved to IL in 1867
Name: Sue R. Safemaster <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2003-01-12 Comments:
Just looking aound, my relatives came from Niles and I am looking for information.
Name: rick huff <email@example.com> Date: 2003-01-02 Comments:
Name: Judy Card <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-12-14 Comments:
Researching surnames: Bushman, Baker, Spangler, Burghduff
Thanks for you dedication.
Name: gerald l storrs <email@example.com> Date: 2002-12-14 Comments:
A very nice web site.Thank you.I am look ing for a Saxton Storrs , father of Stephen Renslaer Storrs,born in Conn.Saxton was b-in conn.,no other info,Stephen R.was born in Oswego.N.Y.No other info.I have the Storrs family book,limited edition no.52 printed in 1886 by Charles Storrs of N.Y.C. for any one looking up the Storrs family and would be willing to look any inf.for anyone.I haven,t found any connection with this book and the reasearch that I have been doing.
Name: gerald l storrs <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-12-14 Comments:
A very nice web site.Thank you.
Name: Bruce Coleman <email@example.com> Date: 2002-12-12 Comments:
Looking for relatives from the area. Circa 1800-1900
Name: Lyn S. Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-11-30 Comments:
The format is very nice,however, most of the pages I clicked onto did NOT come up.
Name: Mel Slane <email@example.com> Date: 2002-11-30 Comments:
I have several ancestors who lived in Cayuga County during the period 1800-1850, including Nehemiah Phillips and Abijah Hunt.
Name: Carin C. Chamberlin/Leonardi <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-11-26 Comments:
Looking for relatives on my father's side and came across this page. Glad to know people show such an amazing interest in where they came from. Hoping that my children will show such an interest also!!!!!!
Name: Laurel F. Dearborn <email@example.com> Date: 2002-11-24 Comments:
My 3g grandfather Benj. T. Leggett died in 1852 while he was visiting his sister Mary Leggett Battey in Ledyard Township near Scipioville. I was able to locate the Battey homesite on the 1853 map of Ledyard Township.
Name: Toni Tamilio Coluzzi <Domcoluzzi@novocon.net> Date: 2002-11-19 Comments:
This looks like a great place to search for an old friend of mine. I will post a query soon. Thank you.
Name: Patty Ashby Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-11-17 Comments:
Last time I hit this page, it wasn't nearly as well thought out as now.
I have a Query: My great grandfather, JAMES ASHBY married (1858) HARRIET ELIZA STEBBINS (b. Chicopee Falls, Mass. 1838)in Fayetteville, Onondaga Co. but was living 1860 with the Ashby family at the American Hotel in Auburn; BENJAMIN ASHBY, his father was the proprietor.
HARRIET ELIZA ASHBY AND SON BENJAMIN, my grandfather, were baptized in the Auburn Episcopal Church in 1866. I've been unable to find out what happened to her, but I suspect that she and James split up, as James was living in Cortland in 1880 with a new wife and son HENRY ASHBY, age 3. (Henry was grandfather's half brother.)
Since grandfather BENJAMIN STEBBINS ASHBY named his son (my Dad) CORYDON MERRIMAN ASHBY,I suspect that HARRIET ELIZA STEBBINS ASHBY remarried the son of Charles H. Merriman, who was living with his wife and son CORYDON MERRIMAN next door to the American hotel, in 1960.
My Dad never knew why he was named CORYDON MERRIMAN ASHBY, but this seems a likely reason he was given this crazy name.. Does anyone have any information on this ?
Name: Duane B. Spicer <DBSpicer@aol.com> Date: 2002-11-17 Comments:
I have just found information that leads me to Cayuga County for the Nickerson Family. Murford born abt. 1806 in Conn. with wife Eunice and children William A., Amanda (who married William Robinson), Eunicette, Charles Giles, and Dean Gary Nickerson and will begin looking for them in the County records. William and Amanda were born in Conn. and the other children in NY. I don't know if in Cayuga County.
Name: Judy Furness <email@example.com> Date: 2002-11-15 Comments:
This site just gets better and better. Thanks to all who make that happen. I use it all of the time and refer others to it frequently. I am serving as the Historian for the Town of Ledyard...and someday I am sure that I will have some items for the site that would be useful to others. Again, my sincere thanks for maintaining and improving this wonderful goldmine. Judy
Name: Lorna Mersereau-Basford <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-11-13 Comments:
Name: Therese M. Galvin <tesemike@shoreham,net> Date: 2002-11-10 Comments:
I just startred to work on my husband's family tree and hope to find some information on this site. The family came from Auburn.
Name: Becky Bialaszewski <email@example.com> Date: 2002-11-09 Comments:
I visited the site for the first time. I found a name Darlene Stelmack searching for info. for Joseph and Leo Bialaszewski. I tried to e-mail her but the e-mail has changed. If she sees this please contact me because at ancestry.com I saw she was searching for info on Frank V. Bialaszewski (b. 2/18/24)-that is my husband's father. I used to correspond with Rita Stelmack in Erie, PA. Are you related? Would love to hear from you. Thanks.
Name: jack koskey <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-11-06 Comments:
grew up in the auburn area lived in weedsport for a few years and still have a sister who lives in auburn.would like to hear from any of the peo who i grew up with
6 leap dr pennsville,nj
Name: Charlotte Fox <email@example.com> Date: 2002-11-03 Comments:
I am searching for info on the King family. My maternal Grandfather was Richard Wells King, b. December 23, 1887in the town of Mentz. His parents were Count DeAlansing Wells King (Wells) and Sarah Courtwright. His siblings were: Jenny, Sarah, Bertha, Daniel and Flora. Any help would be appreciated. Tanks, C.
Name: Scott Padeni <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-10-30 Comments:
Fantastic Site. Saved me countless hours of work and travel time.
Ed Curtin, Archaeological Consulting
Name: Donald G Schafer <email@example.com> Date: 2002-10-28 Comments:
Should be a great hep/ Serching in all these areas forBrooks, Hosford, Pound, Sherwood, Schafer, Cook, Irion Stuber.
Name: Susan Gates Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-10-26 Comments:
This is one of the best county webpages I have visited. I congratulate you on the fine job you have done. It looks like you have done a lot of hard work. Thanks!!
Name: Richmond Parker <email@example.com> Date: 2002-10-26 Comments:
Name: Bill Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-10-25 Comments:
Feel you have one of the best sites on the web. I'm just starting out in genealogy and have found many ancestors on your pages. My father, Ivan W. Clark was from Cayuga Co. and passed away a year ago at the age of 95. His name can be found on some of your Cemetery lists. Bill
Name: Marguerite Butzow <Butzowfarm@aol.com> Date: 2002-10-24 Comments:
Researching Caleb Birdzell- lived at Cato, Cayuga Co. NY 1800-1815.
Name: Terry Colegrove <email@example.com> Date: 2002-10-20 Comments:
Great Site. I keep coming back for updates. Been searching the Colegrove/Colgrove family. This site and many others in NY state have provided me may dates of death via the Cemetery listings.
Name: Mary Lou Bordwell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-10-19 Comments:
Bingham, Jane of Cayuga Co., married Hiram Morehouse of St Lawerence Co. They lived in Hermon, St. Law Co. By 1870 I believe Jane was dead and Hiram and sons George, Charles were living in Moravia next door to married daughter Mary Ette Morehouse Bordwell and husband Horation. Any information on any of these people would be apreciated.
Name: Rose Lauzier <email@example.com> Date: 2002-10-14 Comments:
Looking for any info. on Renaldo ROGERS b. ca 1828 New York. Appeared on the 1850 Census Town of Aurelius with a Benjamin Brock and his wife Ann and their 8 children. Is there a relationship between Renaldo and Ann? If you are researching ROGERS in New York, Please keep your eyes open for Renaldo. He married Sarah Ann BATES 14th April 1857 at Seneca Falls, Seneca County NY. Looking for info. on Sarah BATES also. Thank You.
Name: Lorinda Cavanagh <LorindaCavanagh@MSN.com> Date: 2002-10-09 Comments:
This is a great web site and I really appreciate all the work that you all have done. It is such a help in researching my family tree. Thanks again.
Name: Marilyn Brown LeVeque <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-10-07 Comments:
Dear Cayuga County Gen Web site Administrator,
Thank you so much for posting the Cayuga Directory of 1867-1868. I found my Great grandfather, Harmon G. Brown in Conquest, NY listed in the Directory. Also, thank you for posting the Census data you have. My Brown's went from Cayuga County, NY to Steuben County, IN & to Calhoun County, MI. MI & NY have done great work with their GenWeb sites. And, the Library of MI, has a wonderful 1870 Census online. Michigan Early Marriages have been posted by the Dibean's & include many NY immigrants to MI~including Harmon G. Brown & Carrie M. Wallin who were from Cayuga County, but married in Calhoun Co., MI in May of 1879.
Thank you for all the great work, especially since I live in CA.
Name: Robert E. Green <email@example.com> Date: 2002-09-28 Comments:
This is a very good site. I visit all the time thank you
Name: Don Sherman <DSherman1@AOL.com> Date: 2002-09-22 Comments:
Good job, Thanks
Name: John A. Murphy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-09-16 Comments:
Trying to any emigration or Census data for my great grandfather James Murphy who supposedly emigrated to Scipio, New York in 1851 at age 1. Trying to find who was in his family ( Census ? ) and where they came from in Ireland. Believe he was born in Kildare, Ireland in 1850. Was in " The Auburn Company ", Company I, 9th New York Heavy Artillery in Civil War. After war resided and owned two residences in Auburn at 138 and 140 Fulton St. ( old numbering system ).
Looking for any info I can get from web sources. At age, and living in Gettysburg, Pa. if it is difficult for me to do normal court house research work. Any contacts you can give me in Cayuga County would be appreciated.
1002 Long Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325
PHONE 717 337-3488
Name: Bobbie Lu Ackley Christensen <email@example.com> Date: 2002-09-11 Comments:
I am so grateful to all of those who have contributed to this website. I have found all kinds of information that would have been impossible unless I had traveled there. I grew up in Syracuse in the 40's and 50's. Some of my families in Cayuga County are Avery, Chapman, Raymond, and King. Thanks again.
Name: Kathy Guernsey <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-09-10 Comments:
No comment yet! Just got here.
Name: William Edward (Bill) DeMont <email@example.com> Date: 2002-09-05 Comments:
What a resource!
Name: Shelly <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-09-03 Comments:
I am looking for Dann's in the Auburn Area...reason to believe I am related....
Name: audley d. gaston <email@example.com> Date: 2002-09-01 Comments:
GGGGGrandfather, David Gaston lived in Aurelius, Cayuga Co., NY in late 1700's, 'til 1830
Name: Alan Kelley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-08-27 Comments:
Looking for my great grandfather.
Name: Gerald C. Benedict <xkyana@earthlink> Date: 2002-08-27 Comments:
Thanks, I found information on my g-grandfather James Eli Jones, his parents , WM & Thanfkul 'Burch' Jones as well his siblings, Most moved from Cayuga to Essex Township, Clinton Co. MI in the 1860's.
Name: LWJ< DOLSON <email@example.com> Date: 2002-08-26 Comments:
I rcvd, info from my internet would like to know if you have any info, on the DOLSON<s that lived in your area during the 1800,s funy thing passed in your area a year or so ago had a funny feeling l was here before ?? it is a very beautifull area LWJ
Name: Wesley E. Hill <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-08-25 Comments:
Very nice website. Som of those book titles should be transcribed on line, especially those with the vital records. A monumental task, I'm sure. Keep up the good work.
Name: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-08-15 Comments:
Looking for history on Wands name in Ira,n.y.and Cato Meridian,n.y. Leslie Wands owned restaurant and garage in Meridian
Name: Jeffrey D. Gordon <email@example.com> Date: 2002-08-15 Comments:
Hoping to connect with leads for my Cornell, Green, and Powell ancestors.
Name: Dave Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-08-11 Comments:
Great, keep up the good work, You have been a great help to me in my search for relatives in Cayuga county.
Name: Nancy Fordyce Murray <nancyM@carolina.rr.com> Date: 2002-08-10 Comments:
This site should be the standard for all other Gen-Web sites. It is definitely the best that I have visited.
Thanks to everyone for making it so successful and easy to use.
Name: Bonnie Carson <email@example.com> Date: 2002-08-09 Comments:
An excellant source of information.
Name: Cindy Dudley <cdudley@prodigy> Date: 2002-08-03 Comments:
Your site seems to contain a lot of great information, unfortunately none that connected to me. I have been at a brick wall for about 20 years with the person I started all my genealogy research with: My husband's g-grandfather, George Albert Dudley. All his Civil War records state that he was born in Tomkins county, but he enlisted in Scipio and mustered in in Auburn, so I'm just going for a possible lucky hit here to find his parents.
Thanks for all the hard work all of you do working on these great sites and answering our inquiries.
Name: Tammy Underwood <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-07-27 Comments:
You still have the very best site ... wish they were all so helpful and good........... Tammy
Name: Marjorie Franklin <email@example.com> Date: 2002-07-20 Comments:
I'm seeking information on my ancestor Charles M. Gorham, who was in Ledyard/Aurora 1836-1838.
Name: Michael J Butler <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-07-19 Comments:
Looking for Secks or Sicks family info.
Name: mr. G.J. van der Loo <G.J.vanderLoo@net.HCC.nl> Date: 2002-07-18 Comments:
I am not a experienced internetter, 81 years old, born and living in The Netherlands, Europe.
English is not my language of birth so I use a big big dictionary; a letter takes me hours and hours. Some years ago I found the site of Bernie Corcoran of the St. Joseph’s Cemetery. There I found back my in 1854 to Throop emigrated family van der Loo in the USA named: Vanderloo. After a long search I found a part of the descendants of this emigrant., who belongs to the family van de/der Loo/ Loe from the Land of Cleef between Rhine and Meuse (partly noble and partly non-noble), where they were already mentioned in 1359.
Now I have a (from my site hard) but wonderfull e-mail contact with this descendants.
Thank you Bernie and all these other volunteers!
Gerard van der Loo.
Name: Bonnie P. Carson <email@example.com> Date: 2002-07-17 Comments:
This is a wonderful website. If anyone has any information on the Merithew or Penird families please contact me. They would be from the Cayuga and Tompkins County areas.
Name: Bonnie P. Carson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-07-17 Comments:
This is a wonderful website. If anyone has any information on the Merithew or Penird families please contact me.
Name: Bonnie P. Carson <email@example.com> Date: 2002-07-17 Comments:
Name: John F. Hunt <JJCLK@WEBTV.net> Date: 2002-07-12 Comments:
Good job in putting the information on the web, especially for us who live out of state now. I have found some information on my family and appreciate the work put in to making it available.
Grandparents and Great Grandparents lived in Cayuga County-I was born in Herkimer co.now in Clarkston, Washington. Will be back again to browse. THANKS JFH
Name: dorothy wolf mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-07-06 Comments:
this is very interesting, good information,good reading
Name: Don Patterson <email@example.com> Date: 2002-06-27 Comments:
My ancestors John Jacob Randall and Amy Shotwell Randall lived in Mentz prior to 1838.They had a daughter Mary Randall born in 1809,who married Thomas Jefferson,probably in Cayuga County prior to 1830, the date when their first child was born (The Jefferson family is shown in the 1830 census living near the Randalls and Amy Randall's brother, David Shotwell).I am trying to learn more about the Jefferson family link, and I know Mentz was first named Jefferson, before the name was changed. Could there be a connection? I find no other Jeffersons in the Cayuga census and no reason why the name Jefferson was chosen then changed.
Name: Alexander Mac Leod <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-06-06 Comments:
Name: Richard Corey <email@example.com> Date: 2002-05-31 Comments:
Enjoy your Cayuga co. research page.
Maybe someday I'll find info. on my
ancestors. ( gggrandfather) Hamilton
F. Corey born Cayuga Co. July 17,1811.
Name: Pam (Hoey) Nowak <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-05-28 Comments:
Hi! I keep coming back to see what is new, you have so much information. It is a great site.
Name: L.M. Smyder <email@example.com> Date: 2002-05-28 Comments:
Thank you for the many hours spent to put the informatiion on line. It sure makes looking for family much easier than before the computer age. Today one can search, find and plan trips much quicker and earier.
Name: Darlene Stelmack <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-05-23 Comments:
Can anyone tell me how to get two obituaries? I'm looking for Joseph Bialaszewski, died 09/1982 and Leo Bialaszewski, died 10/1986.
Name: Diane Waters Jarrell <teddybear_xoxo_20002001> Date: 2002-05-13 Comments:
You don't know how much this means to me to get on here and get a look at whaat I have missed all of these years. You see I was born in Auburn and my father Daniel Waters still lives there and when I get home sick I can just be a click away. I am also working on my family history and this has helped alot! Thank You so much for having this!
Diane Waters Jarrell
Name: Pat Littlefield <Petiel8613@aol.com> Date: 2002-05-11 Comments:
Thanks for presenting such a wonderful mailing list! I am searching for the marriage record of James Murray and Alice Burns,both born Ireland, wed probably in middle 1850's in Cayga County. Their son Thomas was born in Cayuga County in 1856. Family settled in McLean County, Illinois probably about 1860.
Name: Susan Jayne <email@example.com> Date: 2002-05-11 Comments:
This is the greatest! Thank you for all of your hard work. I'll be spending some serious time here. My husband and I were born, and have lived in, Cayuga County all of our lives. My husband's Aunt was Leslie Luther's sister, so we are acquainted with his work and it's nice to see some of the work he started built on. Again THANK YOU.
Name: Eunice Davidson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-05-07 Comments:
I have spent hours looking for information on this sight.So far I have found a gggrandmother Mrs. Rebecca Bull, buried in Fort Hill Cemetary, but what I really need is information on her daughter Elizabeth Ursula Bull. I believe she either married someone called Kossum who had some kind of manufacturing business, or she was his Mistress. She had two children,a son and daughter, born in Auburn or (Germantown)I have found a map on this site and it may have been German Street, not town,where they were born.She eventually emigrated to NZ. in 1861 where she married my great grandfather, but I would be glad of any information about her life in the U.S. between 1859-1871
Name: Ellen Bishop <email@example.com> Date: 2002-04-24 Comments:
I wanted to post a query for the surname Marywalt, but I can see no way to do that. I found some records for that surname on the site, that is very nice to find, but I need history of the familes, and any branch that might have wandered West to South Dakota in the 1880's to 1900, lost, and gone from here after that!!
Name: Lavinia Lusk Lehde <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-04-16 Comments:
Always looking for Lusk's.
Name: Ron and Diane Pitts <email@example.com> Date: 2002-04-08 Comments:
We recently found entries from a diary and in it there was alot of mention of a William Pitts, this would have been Ron's great grandfather, I would be very interested in knowing who did the entry and how do we get more information on William and Polly Pitts. We believe there are buried in or near Moravia. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Name: James Martin <Xmonjams@borg.com> Date: 2002-03-30 Comments:
Good start. lot of interesting Info. Where would I go to research ancestors. Year 1870. Wilkinson.
Name: Beverly Lawrence <Grammys6@aol.com> Date: 2002-03-07 Comments:
This is a great site and I have found it very helpful.I am looking for WILLIAM DEAN LAWRENCE BORN 1786. His wife MARIAH LICK LAWRENCE DIED 1840 and is buried in Summerhill @ Lickville Cemetery.
Name: Beverly Lawrence <Grammys6@aol.com> Date: 2002-03-07 Comments:
This is a great site and I have found it very helpful.
Name: william c. KAHL <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-03-04 Comments:
Name: Mary Lynn Connor <email@example.com> Date: 2002-02-24 Comments:
This is a wonderful site. I visited because I had heard about Mr. Hecht's pages. My family has been in Springport for centuries, so I was particularly interested. Thanks yor all your work.
Name: Mary Anne Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-02-19 Comments:
Very useful page. Thanks
Name: Judson E Vickery <email@example.com> Date: 2002-02-17 Comments:
Forgot on my first letter message. Looking for family connected to Silas French, Elmer French, Oral E French, David Pinkney, John Pinkney, Francis Bacon (F), Ann Griffen. My In Laws line. Jud
Name: Judson E Vickery <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-02-17 Comments:
I think this the best site of the New York sites. Lots of work went into this. Grads to the people that make it happen. French, Bacon, Pinkney Familys Jud
Name: Ramon W. (Bill) Clark <email@example.com> Date: 2002-02-16 Comments:
My family has it's roots in Cayuga Co. I would be interested in hearing from anyone who is doing genealogy research which concerns the following families. Clark-Adams-Perry-Rice-Thompson. I am trying to pick up where my father, Ivan W. Clark left off before his death last year. Thank You, Bill
Name: P. Ambrose <PATTYCAKExx@aol.com> Date: 2002-02-15 Comments:
Looking for male relative of Italian background who might have lived in or near Union Springs in early 1900. Would have married in 1921 or around that time.
Name: Patty Ambrose <PATTYCAKESxx@aol.com> Date: 2002-02-15 Comments:
I am looking for a male relative of Italian background who would have lived in the Union Springs/Springport area, possibly Ledyard in early 1900 and would have been married around 1921 give or take a couple years. Not much to go on but there should have been very few Italians in those villages then.
Name: Jan Batzer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-02-15 Comments:
I moved from Lansing, NY to Spartanburg, SC two years ago. While in upstate NY, I attended the the bathtub races in Moravia for many years. I was telling a student at this college about the races and when he asked for more information I started searching the web. I was surprised that the Moravia website doesn't offer more information about the races and the other events that are held on that weekend in July. This is a missed opportunity to have more visitors to the area. If there is more information about the Moravia bathtub races, would you please send me the website information? I encourage people to visit the Finger Lakes area because it is so beautiful.
Name: T. James (Jim) Latimer <email@example.com> Date: 2002-02-10 Comments:
Looking for my great grandfather John Thomas (Tom) Latimer born in New York state in 1840 the son of Henry L. Latimr and Ann Stuart
Name: Bob Vredenburgh <VRRMV@aol.com> Date: 2002-02-10 Comments:
I have been hot on the trail of my lost relatives and have followed one of my gg grandfathers 1/2 sisters from Columbia Co to Cayuga Co. She is Catherine Ruth Myer who married LOCKWOOD HINMAN BEARDSLEY who was born in Scipio 1822.
Name: John Pendergast <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-02-07 Comments:
Have moved from Central NY and find your record additions such as 1860 US Census Index, Town of Scipio Vital Records and updates on Holy Family marriages most helpful. In them I found my great grandfather's siste's marriage, several of her children's baptisms and her death. Thanks again to the workers.
Name: Maureen <email@example.com> Date: 2002-02-07 Comments:
This is such a great and informative site! I keep coming back to search for information on the lives and environment of the MACOMBER/MAYCOMBER/McCUMBER families who lived in Auburn in the late 1800s-early 1900s. If you are related to this family, please feel free to contact me. Maybe we can help each other out.
Name: maryanne o'hara dambra <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-02-06 Comments:
Still the best genealogy site around. Easy to use and user friendly. Updates very helpfull. Keep up the GREAT work!
Name: Kristy Wandle <KWandle@hotmail.com> Date: 2002-02-02 Comments:
I am looking for information re: my relatives surnamed Wendley who lived in Auburn at the turn of the century. Also known as Webber and Weber (????). Also searching for any info. on a Floyd Deshler who was a painter in Auburn at that time...he married a Wendley.
Name: Lu Anne Kau <email@example.com> Date: 2002-01-31 Comments:
Great Site, am doing research on the Winchells and just found a link to Cayuga Co. This site will be of aid.
Name: Lynn Mills <LynnsPL81@aol.com> Date: 2002-01-24 Comments:
A lot of stuff to go through!
Name: Patricia E. Davis Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-01-22 Comments:
I'm looking for people who may be related to the Fernandes family who originated from San Miguel Island, Azores.
Name: Betsy Wildes <email@example.com> Date: 2002-01-22 Comments:
I am researching CHAUNCY CARTER b: 1808 in Stirling Township. Cauyga Co, NY. I would really appreciate more info on this part of NY and any info available on this family. Thanks
Name: Fred Newhart <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2002-01-14 Comments:
A top-notch site. The most detailed I've seen. Hats off to all the dedicated workers who have contributed to this excellent site.
Name: Janene Crawford <email@example.com> Date: 2002-01-06 Comments:
Nicely put together site.
Name: jim mc nally <mcnally88@aol> Date: 2001-12-28 Comments:
good site compared to some other counties...searching for a Regan family.circa 1850 to 1890
Name: Ellie <GlindaGood56@yahoo.com> Date: 2001-12-25 Comments:
Enjoy this site very much, well done. Researching the Hore/O'Hora family and the McGarr/McGirr family also.
Name: John B. Walton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-12-22 Comments:
Wonderful site! I'm researching the Potter, Sprague and Fellows families in Cayuga, county.
Name: Walt Broughton <SDBROFAM@aol.com> Date: 2001-12-19 Comments:
Was looking for Abijah Broughton, listed in the 1820 Census (P. 122) as living in Scipio Twp., Cayuga Co., NY
Name: Connie <SESSAI@aol.com> Date: 2001-12-09 Comments:
Very nice site. Did not find Roundy I am looking for. One of my relatives joined the Civil War here. One, William Roundy, married a lady from PA here and moved to Canada.
Thank you for a lovely site.
Name: Rich Carpenter <email@example.com> Date: 2001-12-05 Comments:
Name: Richard Barnes <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-12-04 Comments:
Nice to see what a good job you are doing.
My interest in Cayuga County is in the late 1700's.
I don't see anyone doing lookups for that era.
Name: Randy Smith <email@example.com> Date: 2001-12-04 Comments:
You have one of the best county GenWeb sites I have used! The online information makes it extremely valuable and time-saving to one who does not live in the area. You must have a great group of dedicated volunteers ... THANKS VERY MUCH!
Name: Dave Norris <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-11-22 Comments:
Seeking info on NORRIS and MARTIN 1810-1840.
Name: Beth O'Connor <email@example.com> Date: 2001-11-21 Comments:
One of the best COUNTY websites around. Thanks for all your hard work.
Name: Michael Long <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-11-21 Comments:
great information, glad somebody has developed this tremdous resource.
Name: john p. koskey <email@example.com> Date: 2001-11-20 Comments:
left auburn in 1968,been moving ever since i now live in pennsville,new jersey,would be good to hear from any people who can rember that far back . have signed the guest book before but my email has changed
this is a great site and keep up the good work
Name: Edwin R. Emery <EdSallie@AOL.Com> Date: 2001-11-19 Comments:
Am searching for info re: Stephen Clark Walton, b in Cayuga Co., early 1800s. Father, William. William supposedly born in CT.
Many thks for your help.
Name: C. V. Bennett <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-11-13 Comments:
Clearly, a well organized site. Congratulations.
Name: Bruce Coleman <email@example.com> Date: 2001-11-08 Comments:
Looking for coleman, bloss and peck families in the area
Name: Marie Hurd <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-11-02 Comments:
Am looking for descendants of Seth & Rebecca Davis.
Enjoyed this Web site.
Name: Marie Hurd <email@example.com> Date: 2001-11-02 Comments:
Am looking for descendants of Seth & Rebecca Davis.
Name: chris karns <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-11-02 Comments:
I love this site but haven't found where my Sophronia French is buried, near Summerhill. I will visit often,Thank you.
Name: TERESA LOCKHART <LDSTERESA@HOTMAIL.COM> Date: 2001-11-02 Comments:
I HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR LOST FAMILY MEMBERS WHO HAVE PASSED ON, SO THAT I CAN DO MY FAMILY TREE. THE FAMILY NAME IS BRYANT GOING ALONG WITH THAT IS O'TOOLE,CLACK,FENNELL. THAT IS ALL I HAVE AT THIS TIME
THANK YOU TERESA
Name: David Cummins <DEC405@aol.com> Date: 2001-10-23 Comments:
I found marriages for Mentz and Port Byron couple of years ago. No joy this time.
Name: Joan Boyd <email@example.com> Date: 2001-10-19 Comments:
One of the best genweb sites I have ever seen! I found many entries to assist me with my Townsend genealogy. Thanks for all your hard work!
Name: WAWRZASZEK daniel bernard <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-10-18 Comments:
Hello from FRANCE ,
With your excellent Site I discovered deceased Members of my Polish Family ( Cousins )... I renew here a call to WAWRZASZEK and Alliances: please, contact me by Email for knowledge our Family... Daniel B. W. ( 50 old )
French citizen, paratrooper-veteran... Best regards at all
Name: Martha Jennings Otto <MEBasic@AOL.com> Date: 2001-10-17 Comments:
I am enjoying your web site. Some of my research on the Edsall clan lived in Locke. Finding out some very interesting tidbits.
Keep up the good work.
Name: James Parker Forsman <email@example.com> Date: 2001-10-03 Comments:
I an a descendant of Michael Parker, who res Cayuga Co early 1800's, and is listed as a DAR Patriot. He died there on his farm about 1813 and is buried in the old cemetery. He left several children, who moved with his widow, Rachel (McWithy)Parker, prob. to Ohio, via the Erie Canal. Have a lot of info which I'd be glad to share.
Name: a loyal viewer <1111111> Date: 2001-09-27 Comments:
PLEASE go back to the old format -it was wonderful!!!
Name: Herman Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-09-26 Comments:
Very Very well done. Best web sight I have had the pleasure to research.. Have been coming here for about 5 yrs now. Researching the Snyder family from Conquest.....
Name: Linda Lee <email@example.com> Date: 2001-09-25 Comments:
Great web site! Thanks for the information.
Name: Bonnie <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-09-24 Comments:
I am researching my great grandparents, Terrance and Elizabeth O'Connor. They lived in Union Springs. Your
site is great. It looks as thought alot of time and effort
has gone into this. Keep up the good work!
Name: jack koskey <email@example.com> Date: 2001-09-20 Comments:
great site ,been here before left auburn in 1968 and have returned many times.went to west high school if any one rembers back that far drop a line
Name: Mary Lou Graf <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-09-08 Comments:
Cayuga County can be proud of the job you have done on this website. Only wish otheres were as complete and as informative. Even though I live in the County, I find a lot of great information here. Thank you.
Name: Vern H. King <email@example.com> Date: 2001-09-04 Comments:
Researching my mother's side of the family. Surname is Reese, my mother is Mabel Virginia and her brother was Smith James Reese. Parents were Charles and Ethel Elenor Wilmarth. Hope to be able to find information on this family.
Name: Lydia P. Hecht <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-09-02 Comments:
Thank you for supplying us with such a fine wealth of Genealogical information. Your work is most appreciated.
Name: Paul Severson <email@example.com> Date: 2001-08-30 Comments:
Love your site! I am seeking information on my 3rd great grandfather, Joshua LADUE 1794-1865. A bio. states "Joshua La Due was born August 2, 1794, at Auburn, N. Y., where he was married, in 1816, to Julia Ann Cowles of Connecticut. It is believed that Joshua's father was Abraham Ladow b. c. 1774. Joshua Ladue was a veteran of the War of 1812, he entered service at Cayuga Bridge (Cayuga County) about the 25th of March, 1814. He claimed 44 miles from the town of Brutus, at which he was drafted, to Cayuga Bridge where he was mustered into service. Other than these references I have never been able to find any other connection to Cayuga County. I would appreciate any help that may be available.
Name: Stephanie Walker <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-08-29 Comments:
Visit your page often looking for updates. GenWeb is a great project and I have gotten lots of help through them.
My website includes some Cayuga Co. names, visit at;
Name: Frances Powell <email@example.com> Date: 2001-08-29 Comments:
I am searching for Abraham Spencer and Diadama Crippen. There were Crippens in Simpronious but I don't find anything in the history of Cayoga County about that town.
Name: Shirley Tough <SATough@aol.com> Date: 2001-08-29 Comments:
This is one of the best genealogy sites I've found. As an ex-Auburnian, living in Maryland, with ties to the area I visit your site often. It is very helpful to be able to search the site when not able to access the various places because of distance and time constraints. Thank you to all of the people who have done such a wonderful job in creating and working on this site. It is much appreciated.
Name: virginia beach danby <vabru @webtv.com> Date: 2001-08-25 Comments:
Enjoying many hours of Port Byron and surrounding areas. Keep up the good work and
THANK YOU !!!!!!!
Name: Tom Mulvaney <thomas@@mulvaney.com> Date: 2001-08-25 Comments:
I love this site! My ancestors are from Cayuga Co. and I am in Florida, so this brings me close to my roots. Thanks for such a great site. Tom
Name: Ross L. Gardner <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-08-22 Comments:
Very interesting site loaded with Info. and well laid out!
I will definetly be back to do more research !!
Hat's off to all who contributed to this site!!
Name: Vern King <email@example.com> Date: 2001-08-22 Comments:
Just surfed in, my mother was born in Ledyard in 1921. Her maiden name was Reese and I am looking for information on her family.
Name: Ann Wilbur Lamkins <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-08-17 Comments:
Very interesting--well done--will be back to spend more time!
Name: Kathy Morgan <email@example.com> Date: 2001-08-12 Comments:
Thanks for the great webpage. I have found marriage and cemetery listings for relatives which are important to our genealogy research.
Name: Ken Moline <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-08-08 Comments:
Great website -- Thanks for the help!
Name: Kathy Martin <email@example.com> Date: 2001-08-05 Comments:
Thank you so much for your wonderful web page. It is by far the best I've ever been on. I live in Colorado and not being able to travel to New York, it has opened many doors to my family. Keep up the great work. Researching CRUTHERS AND CADYS
Name: Frances Spencer Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-07-30 Comments:
I am searching for the parents of my 3rd gr-grandfather. He may have been Abner Spencer. My ancestor was Abraham son of ?. Was it Abner?
My Abraham married Diadama CRIPPEN. Who were her parents?
Name: Timothy M. Banks <email@example.com> Date: 2001-07-27 Comments:
I am always searching for family history of
Henry Montgomery Smith and Catherine Forshee, buried in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, NY. Thanks
I have a Forshee Page with AOL, with other links.
Name: Bette Steward <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-07-27 Comments:
I am researching my ancestors that lived in Cayuga County (Ira, Victory). Surnames: VAN PATTEN, BENNETT, JEWELL. Thanks to your site I have found quite a bit of info. I have 2 diaries (1866 & 1873) written by my g-grandparents. They mention family & neighbors names. Your maps have been a big help.
Name: Matt K Gormley <email@example.com> Date: 2001-07-19 Comments:
Wonderful resources. Thanks!
Name: Pat French <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-07-18 Comments:
I look to Cayuga County records, particularly in Auburn, for any information relating to my grandfather, Karl Hlavsa, who lived there from 1892-1902. Thank you for all the information you provide for us genealogy buffs.
Name: John Milton Northrop <email@example.com> Date: 2001-07-15 Comments:
Just started, looks great. Researching Northrop(rup) plus many more. Regards, John
Name: Joan Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-07-11 Comments:
Many thanks to all those who contributed to the development and implementation of this superb rsource. It seems like it must have been a real team effort.
Name: Robert E. & Jane P. Green <email@example.com> Date: 2001-07-03 Comments:
KEP UP THE GOOD WORK.
Name: Don Bottom <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-07-02 Comments:
Very informative and easy to navigate site. Your volunteers deserve a lot of credit. I am looking for Mary OAKLEY who married Frederick MILLIS and moved to Tioga County, Pa in the late 1800's. Their son was adopted by Jerome BOTTOM and is my grandfather. Any help would be appreciated. THANK YOU.
Name: Geraldine R. Bellok-Oaks <N2HerbsNAngels@aol.com> Date: 2001-06-27 Comments:
Thank you for your web site, for info of Cayugan indian heritage.
Name: Sandie Gilliland <email@example.com> Date: 2001-06-23 Comments:
It appears there is a new format for the obits etc. I find it not as user-friendly - I'm not sure where to post or to access things now.
Name: Kristy Keach <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-06-18 Comments:
I am looking for information about a possible ancestor...Daniel Nettleton, son of Enos G. Nettleton. Enos is listed in the 1810 Census under Cayuga County. I do not have access to this census report and am looking for any help that anyone can offer.
Name: Yvonne Adams <PADAMS21@aol.com> Date: 2001-06-18 Comments:
Keep up the good work. It is appreciated by all. Someday soon I hope to visit your village and hopefully get some information on my family. Gage and Travers
Name: Rev. Terry Hurlbutt <email@example.com> Date: 2001-06-14 Comments:
Looking for Hurlbutt, Marsh and Tavener family Great resource Thanks
Name: Diana Brissenden <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-06-13 Comments:
Name: Tom Carter <email@example.com> Date: 2001-06-12 Comments:
Looking for info on William Carter, Town of Brutus, around mid 1800. Thanks, great site!
Name: John Merchant <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-06-10 Comments:
Looking for MERCHANT/MARCHANT ancestors.
Name: Eileen Francis <Eileen_K_Francis@Hotmail.Com> Date: 2001-06-08 Comments:
This has been a wonderful web sight to do my research with. I got so much information from it. Thank You so very much.
Name: Melissa Taylor <email@example.com> Date: 2001-06-08 Comments:
This is a great site! I am researching my genealogy/family history -- many of my ancestors lived in Cayuga County!
Surnames: TAYLOR/SEELEY/COMUNALE and a few others.
Name: Debra F. Wright <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-06-03 Comments:
I am searching for information about relatives (the John Boyd family) coming from New York state to Michigan. I have found some information through the Erie Canal web page. Thank you for allowing me the privilege of looking through the materials you have available to different people over the web!
Name: Ritchie Morris <email@example.com> Date: 2001-05-28 Comments:
Dear Web site administrator
A web search on our family histroy came across your site. I was searching for William Miller Collier at the time. He was my fathers Godfather and living in a frail centre in Auburn. Where could I find further info on William Collier? Would his personal records be kept anywhere. He had no children and his wife died in pretoria South Africa in 1959.
Any guidance would be appreciated.
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Name: Sam Swan <email@example.com> Date: 2001-05-21 Comments:
liked the trivia test!
Name: alice morton <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-05-18 Comments:
Great page .Have gotten lots of info that I needed
Name: Norm Shaw <email@example.com> Date: 2001-05-16 Comments:
Great site. Have found some helpful information. However I am still looking for more info on Jacob Shaw who moved to Montezuma about 1818 and his son Jacob H. Shaw who lived in the area until about 1880.
Name: richard hewitt <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-05-14 Comments:
does the cayuga-owasco society in moravia have an e-mail address that you could pass on to me? If not, I shall mail them; I do have their address.
Name: Allen J. Boardman <boardmaa@WOOD.ARMY.MIL> Date: 2001-05-01 Comments:
Name: Pamela Nowak(Hoey) <Brandionthego@aol.com> Date: 2001-04-25 Comments:
Hi! I've been to your site before and I really enjoy it. I used to live in Auburn. I left Auburn in 1966..I'm married and have grandchildren that keep me busy. Anyone interested can e-mail me
Name: Michael DeForest <email@example.com> Date: 2001-04-23 Comments:
Thank you to the many people of your county who have given so much of their time to make the many records available for thoes of us who have ancestors there are enjoy documenting our history.
Name: Bud Daley <Bevdal@aol.com> Date: 2001-04-15 Comments:
Great site! Seeking info on Patrick & Louise (Griffin) Daley. Sons Thomas B., William and George. Thomas B b 31 Aug 1847 in Auburn. Thanks. Bud Daley
Name: Richard El Chittenden <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-04-05 Comments:
My great X 4 grandfather Benjamin b 1737 Guilford, CT migrated to Genoa via Columbia Co. circa 1755-60. Looking for possible later link to Cattaraugus Co.
Name: BevGraziano <Bevgraz@aol.com> Date: 2001-03-29 Comments:
This is a fantastic site. I find quite a bit just browsing through
Name: Patty Hoey <email@example.com> Date: 2001-03-27 Comments:
Name: Duane DeVoe <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-03-24 Comments:
Hello, Looking for information on George , b. 3-14-1806 and wife Elizabeth , b. 7-2-1805 DeVoe who were marr. 1-29-1824 Cayuga Co. NY I need his and her parents and any sibs they might of had. thank you.
Name: Tim McCarthy <email@example.com> Date: 2001-03-24 Comments:
This is an amazing site. I think it is the very best one that I have used. Thank you so very much for all the had work that has gone into it. You have a lot to be proud of here.
Perhaps you could give some lessons or develop resources for National use by other "Genweb" sites on how to improve and strengthen other county sites.
You are the best!!
Name: Chuck Samson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-03-18 Comments:
Terrific resource! I've been researching ancestors in the Cayuga County area for about 8 or 9 years now. We are looking forward to our first visit to the area this summer (its a long way from Seattle)and the resources you've identified via the website will be a terrific help! Thanks to all!
Name: S. Powers White <ShyrellW@aol.com> Date: 2001-03-12 Comments:
I love your website. I am researching my Powers family. So far, have not found anything definite, but will keep coming back to see what's new. Thanks!
Name: kathleen consolo <email@example.com> Date: 2001-03-08 Comments:
Love your site! I am looking for anyone who may have any information on the marriage of Floyd Seccomb to Bessie Owen on 7/15/1902. I also am looking for any info on Alice Seccomb who married Wilkie Collins Eddy on 1/1/1907-they had at least one son Burton about 1918. The Seccombs are from Auburn. Thanks!
Name: mike carbonaro <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-03-08 Comments:
i would love to see more photos of auburn in the ast
Name: John F. Hunt <JJCLK@WEBTV.net> Date: 2001-03-03 Comments:
Your Information is appreciated and thanks to the many voluteers. I found my gr. grandfather in the Town of Brutus-Weedsport Rural Cem. I have not found his father a Hiram Hunt, wife Henrietta. On James Death certificate it shows his parents in Green County were he was born (1834) but hav not been able to locate them--but will keep trying
Name: Mary Lou Sackett <email@example.com> Date: 2001-02-27 Comments:
Searching the surname of SACKETT
Name: Labaron, Andrea <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-02-23 Comments:
Name: Melissa (Voorhees) Morral <email@example.com> Date: 2001-02-18 Comments:
Looking for my VOORHEES family that came from Auburn, NY. I have found some of my relatives who have passed away (Kenneth Voorhees)on this site. Would like to know if anyone has any connections to Clinton Voorhees or Iva Mae (Atkins) Voorhees. Please and Thanks!
Name: Ken Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-02-12 Comments:
am looking for information on elijah barton brown. he is my great grandfather
Name: lbdelaney @yahoo.com <as above> Date: 2001-02-11 Comments:
Name: Beverly Luce Walker <email@example.com> Date: 2001-02-07 Comments:
I want to express my appreciation to you for being so willing to make additions and / or corrections to your site.I am a frequent visitor to all Finger Lakes Counties and often see data that needs correcting(or adding)but it's another thing getting it done !! Thanks for being there for us.
Name: Peter McEntee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-02-06 Comments:
I will come back later. I am looking for teh place where my great grandfather was born. His name Thomas Rusher Hart. Alas the date is not with me at present but I think that it was 1821.
Name: Paul S. De Voe <Syburpops@CS.com> Date: 2001-02-02 Comments:
My Great Grandfather was from Owasco and joined the Union Army in 1863.He was in Co.K 2 Reg. H. Art'y. I wondered if there might be any photos of his group in your archives ? I really enjoy your web site it is one of the most informative that I have encountered.
Name: DIANNE ADA ELIZABETH PORTER <DIANNE@interactive.rogers.com> Date: 2001-01-27 Comments:
LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON MY FATHER ALBERT PORTER.ALSO INFORMATION ON ADA AND ELIZABETH PORTER.
Name: d. carroll <email@example.com> Date: 2001-01-27 Comments:
I am having difficulty finding the burial site of John Rynders Rev. Pension file s42234, applied in 1818 in the town of Aurora. He died in the early 1820's, after NY's census of Rev. Pension Recipients of 1820. It would be nice to learn where his local farm was as well, as the farm did not produce well the year before (1817)the year of the snow in August due to the Volcano eruption in the Pacific.
Name: Timothy Tierney <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2001-01-06 Comments:
would like to see old photoes of people and places of genoa
Name: Carole A Bradley <email@example.com> Date: 2000-12-30 Comments:
I have enjoyed your site very much. I am trying to tract my family roots and have found in my mothers address book family that have lived in Auburn,NY. Who are Ina Hall, Phylander Hall & Minnie Hall. If anyone knows about these people I would appreciate an email. Cbra725355@aol.com
Name: Nancy Lockhart <NLockhart@emcs.net> Date: 2000-12-16 Comments:
I'm Trying to find My Aunt Mary Randall, She was the daug of Myron J& Susan Randall & I'm trying to find where she is barried, she also had a sister named Gettie(Randall)Mulligan Gettie was married to a Henry Mulligan I don't have Gettie is barried,but Gettie died in 1946 I'm hoping you can help me Thank you so much I really would appreciate this. Nancy Lockhart
Name: Jerry Secaur <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-12-14 Comments:
While I'm an amateur at this, I'm amazed at how much information I can get from the Cayuga page. I'm doing a lot on my own tree, but because of this availabilty I have been helping a lot of people from outside this area with lost relatives. Their thanks makes this a very rewarding task. Thank you and keep up the good work. Jerry Secaur
Name: Ticia Ellis <email@example.com> Date: 2000-12-10 Comments:
As you can see I'm a regular on this page and it has been most helpful. May we both have continued success.
Name: Larene F. Arris <LArris@webtv.net> Date: 2000-12-05 Comments:
Very interesting. I would like to look for any one who
knows anything about the Fedigan's or Backus'. Fedigan's
were born and raised in U
nion Springs and the Backus'
were native Auburnians.
Name: Terry Conklin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-12-03 Comments:
I have found this site to be extremely helpful!! Thank you all.
Name: karin and paul <email@example.com> Date: 2000-11-12 Comments:
What a terrific site you have here for Cayuga Co. -- it's so user-friendly.
We think we're onto a family find here. Anyone knowing of connections to the James H. DUNWORTH family of Auburn??? His wife was Julia, they had a son, Robert who d. of an accident at age 35. These three are buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
We're hoping to link a daughter with this family: Margaret M. Dunworth who was b. 1875 in NY
So far, this site has been the most helpful of all.
Name: Bonnie Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-11-09 Comments:
Interested in a possible link with the Vanderbosch family
Donna Furlong Flanagan, where are you? Two email addresses
listed in various places on this web page are out of date!
Thanks for a great job of indexing. This is a very nice site to search!
Name: Gary Tackett <Travelingman> Date: 2000-11-07 Comments:
I'm Looking for a person her name is Mary Ann Kelley Bayles
She last seen in Alandta Georgia. In 1987 of April have
any one anybody seen her please let me know as soon you
can. Your friend Gary from Ky.
Name: Fred Easton <email@example.com> Date: 2000-11-04 Comments:
Very Interesting. Looking for info on the1779 Sullivan Campaign.
Name: BILL SHAFFER <UBSHA1@AOL.com> Date: 2000-11-03 Comments:
looking for Hartsough family. Patriculaty Sarah Jenny Hartsough who married Oliver P. Shaffer
Name: Kenneth L. Anthony <none> Date: 2000-10-29 Comments:
Accessing Cayuga at local library, hunting for Cayuga ancestor. My great grand-parents supposedly met because she was fan of Susan B. Anthony and he was an Anthony distant relative of Susan B. with whom she was staying while lecturing in Union Springs around 1880.
Name: Shirley Farone <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-10-28 Comments:
Very comprehensive site -- you must have a great group of volunteers. I appreciate what you've all done. Keep up the good work.
Researching an Asa & Polly Putnam, who died in Auburn -- and their son, Gardner Wheeler, whom I'm told was the Editor of a newspaper in Auburn.
Name: Ken Moline <email@example.com> Date: 2000-10-10 Comments:
Searching for history on the Patterson name
Name: millie hole <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-10-10 Comments:
Still searching for those hiding ancestors...
Name: Elizabeth Clark <email@example.com> Date: 2000-10-09 Comments:
Use the site often. Really appreciate all the information.
Name: Kathy Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-10-08 Comments:
Thank you so much for your wonderful web page. It is by far the best I've ever been on. I live in Colorado and not being able to travel to New York, it has opened many doors to my family. Keep up the great work.
Name: Rissa Stanley <email@example.com> Date: 2000-10-06 Comments:
Any information on Sempronius Church and the old Country School House on Atwood Road in Sempronius. Grandmother use to teach there.
Name: Marian Powell <GingerPow@aol.com> Date: 2000-09-26 Comments:
Great web site. Perhaps I will find my Congdon ancestors.
Name: Paul De Voe <Syburpops@CS.com> Date: 2000-09-22 Comments:
Excellent web site. My great-grandfather George De Voe was born and raised in Owasco prior to the Civil War. George was in the Union Army 9th Reg.NY Artillery Co.K. Do suppose there would be any photos of civil war veterans in your vast array of historical material?
Name: Dean Lefford <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-09-20 Comments:
Just passing through,possibilty distant relative lived here
Name: David R. Sennett <email@example.com> Date: 2000-09-15 Comments:
Nice website. It will take me a few visits to review all the links you include. Thanks. Hoping to track my roots back to this area and maybe Judge Daniel.
Name: Shirley (Dougherty) Tough <SATough@aol.com> Date: 2000-09-14 Comments:
Cayuga County has done an excellent job on this site. I wish the other counties would do the same. As an ex-Auburnian living in Maryland I often spend hours at night searching for my ancesters when I can't be in Auburn and the surrounding areas to do my own searching. I know where to find the records if I ever get the chance to make the trip. Thank you Auburn, Cayuga County for a great job and all your hard work.
Name: Paul Blagay <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-09-12 Comments:
I REALLY LOVE THIS INFO! FANTASTIC... GREAT ONCE AGAIN!
Name: Suzanne Palmer <email@example.com> Date: 2000-09-12 Comments:
Nice site presentation! I am searching for Osborn Farnham d. 1943 buried Moravia, NY. Thanks
Name: Lana Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-09-11 Comments:
I have found a lot of great info from this web site. Thanks for the input!
Name: betty testa <email@example.com> Date: 2000-09-09 Comments:
i am palmer decendent my line came out laceyville,bradford co,n.y.
Name: Judy Bearsch(Kennedy)Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-09-04 Comments:
What a great source of information. I have enjoyed researching my roots with the help of this list serve. I have sent for information and am waiting(patiently)for them to come. Thanks again for all of the great work you all do!
Name: Joyce Woldt <email@example.com> Date: 2000-09-04 Comments:
You have one of the best web-sites I have visited. I used your site in 1997 before I came "in the flesh" so to speak, to Western New York and have found the site helpful since then. Really enjoyed researching in Cayuga County...everyone was so friendly. Keep up the good work!
Name: Karen Witteveen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-09-02 Comments:
Wonderful site and so much info. Will return
Name: Sonia Bullard Caldwell <email@example.com> Date: 2000-09-01 Comments:
Very good web site. My ancestors were from Cayuga Co.
Name: Barbara Wire de Leon <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-08-26 Comments:
Looking for traces of Abigail Sherman Wire, wife of Rev. Samuel Wire - a FreeWill Baptist minister. The "Morning Star" obituary says she died in Mentz on Jan 25, 1842. She might have had a married daughter living in the area.
Name: Martha Aldrich Mineo <email@example.com> Date: 2000-08-22 Comments:
Your website has been helpful,you should be very proud.
I was born and raised in Auburn. Thanks for the information.
Name: Mary Drader <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-08-07 Comments:
Many interesting sites as I search for my relatives, Charles Milton Howlet, his wife Mary Anthony, his parents Charles and Lucy P. Howlet, the latter's daughter, Lucy Howlet, 3 of whom died & were buried in Auburn at the Fort Hill Cemetery [ years 1854 / 1871 / 1883.
If anyone has any information about this family,would be most appreciative to receive an e-mail message. Thank you.
Name: Judith Goodwin <Satie1037@aol.com> Date: 2000-07-31 Comments:
I'm impressed with this wonderful site.
Thanks to those who have worked so hard. JG
Name: Cindy Torres Owens <email@example.com> Date: 2000-07-28 Comments:
Very informational website. I was able to find the grave of my ancestor Joseph Tharp who died 1840 in Springport. I would like to learn more abt the raid by Joseph Brant & his capture of the Tharp & Lamb family. This is mentioned on the web page for the Lamb Cem. in Springport. Thank you, Cindy
Name: Jim Vivenzio <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-07-27 Comments:
You deserve a lot of credit.
It must have took a lot of effort to compile this information.
If you don't mind, I have linked the St. Mary's & Holy Family Church marriage and baptism indexes to the St. Mary's Website under Catholic Links.
Name: Janet Slivinski <email@example.com> Date: 2000-07-23 Comments:
Loved the site,very interesting and informative.Thank You Jan
Name: Datha Peters <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-07-21 Comments:
Great web site. I'm looking for ancestors that ived in Cayuga County before 1840. I have run accross some on the site.
Name: Connie Beck <email@example.com> Date: 2000-07-17 Comments:
I am hunting for the descendants of Butmans/ Chryslers/
Underwoods/ Grants/ Woods.
Name: catherine faulkner <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-07-16 Comments:
i am looking for living relatives of the Jetty family to add to my family tree. If anyone is interested let me know, i would like to let all the relatives know what a great heritage we have. thanks for everything
Name: Joan Berg <email@example.com> Date: 2000-07-06 Comments:
I'm researching ancestors of my maiden name: EOFF.
This would include marriage record of my gr. gr. grandparents: John Eoff and Hannah Fletcher Eoff. The family left Cayuga Co. in 1832 and settled in Ottawa County Ohio. At the time the family left N.Y. there were 4 children: George b. 1819, Caroline b. 1821, Eli b. 1824, John, Jr. b.1827. Any birth records of these children would be helpful.
Joan Eoff Berg
Name: john and dutcher <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-07-05 Comments:
this is a very well put togather gen webb site.have
enjoyed every page. my grgrgrgr grandparents were in
randolph cayuga co. n.y.in 1832. cann't find any info.
on them or randolph n.y. send us any info. thank you.
john and diane dutcher.....
Name: Jim Harris <email@example.com> Date: 2000-06-29 Comments:
Have enjoyed researching your information. My wife's great great, grandparents came from Ira, and we have been trying to find information on them before we visit your area in September. Wouldn't be realted to Asa Perkins would you?
See you in September, and it has been a fun and educational web site.
Name: jack koskey <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-06-29 Comments:
just happen to be brousing again,lots of new names listed on the guest book i lived in auburn all my life until 1968 worked for fbc stores at that time and started transphering around the states . when i was growing up i hung out with john day who still lives in auburn if ther is any one who rembers that far back drop a line would like to relive old friends
Name: Ray Kroeger <email@example.com> Date: 2000-06-26 Comments:
Looking for data on William Luce a possible ancestor who lived in Cayuga county in the 1820's.
Name: Sherry Talbot <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-06-25 Comments:
I love it.
Name: Pat French <email@example.com> Date: 2000-06-25 Comments:
I am hoping to learn more about the area where my Dad had spent 9 of the first 12 years of his life.
Name: Judy Bearsch Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-06-25 Comments:
What a great deal of information on such a relatively small town of Auburn, NY. Surprisingly, I have been able to find some informatiion about my grandparents, Michael Bearsch and Elizabeth Kennedy. I do wish I knew what my grandfather's twin brothers name was. I have no cousins living or any brothers or sisters so this is a lonely search. Thanks for your great web sight.
Judy B Jordan
Name: Bill Dorfer <Bigbill205@aol.com> Date: 2000-06-18 Comments:
I am a 1962 graduate of Moravia Central High School and now reside in Connecticut. I just happened upon this website today and am extremely impressed with all the information. Robert Scarry was my high school history teacher and a tremendous influence on my life in learning to appreciate our country. Congrats, Mr. Scarry, on the fine work you have done and continue to do.
Name: Robin D. Wright <email@example.com> Date: 2000-06-14 Comments:
I work for a small local history museum in Glens Falls, NY. We are currently collaborating on a project called "The Corners". High school and community college students, as well as community volunteers have been researching the history of houses, buildings and their owners in our community to make the info. available on-line for researchers and others who may be interested (all under the wings of our little museum). Your project is incredible and amazing. I'll be sharing it with our students. GREAT JOB!!!!
Name: Charleen Pridemore <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-06-10 Comments:
I have enjoyed this site. I was able to find somethings that I had not been able to find else where
Name: Betty Kennicott Grindol <BLKG440@cs.com> Date: 2000-06-09 Comments:
You have a great site. I'm looking for parents of William B. Kennicott, b 1826, d 1883. First found him in 1850 Michigan (Allegan Co.) census. He m Joann Witherell in Ottawa County, MI. 1853. William B. is my gr-grandfather. Thanks so much for any help.
Name: John <email@example.com> Date: 2000-06-09 Comments:
Thank you very much (!) for putting Sterling Center Cemetery
records online. I found my people (Hugh McFadden, died Aug. 20 1845)!!!! Now I'm trying to find more about them, what they did, who they were, etc.
Thanks for a great site, John McFadden
Name: Alyce Hunt Novak <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-06-07 Comments:
Best of the best!
Name: Tom Genun <TAGPEG@aol.com> Date: 2000-06-06 Comments:
Interested in genealogical research
Name: Karen Merritt <email@example.com> Date: 2000-05-25 Comments:
Really great site!
Name: susan wilferth <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-05-24 Comments:
The time has come, I need to find my roots my grandmother was indian and i feel i have her roots in me, in so many ways. thank you
Name: Linda Tubbs <TubbsRW@aol.com> Date: 2000-05-18 Comments:
Thank your for providing information on Cayuga County.
I am particularly interested in the Auburn area, as my mother and I were both born there.
Name: Rissa Stanley <email@example.com> Date: 2000-05-17 Comments:
Is there anything on folks that lived in Sempronius, Cayuga County. I have been searching for family from that area. Can someone point me in the right direction.
Name: Don Sherman <DSherman1@AOL.com> Date: 2000-05-11 Comments:
This is the best Web Site I have ever seen for Genealogy. You are doing a Great Job, Thank You !!
Name: james ridley <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-05-09 Comments:
Very good site. My family is from Ledyard, Throopsville and Port Byron.
Name: Charles W. Paige <email@example.com> Date: 2000-04-20 Comments:
Your Cayuga County GenWeb site has been, and continues to be, a tremendous asset in my search for family. Several lines of descent came through Cayuga County from the east and eventually settled in Michigan. Thanks for all your hard work and obvious devotion!!
Name: James A. Gaylord <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-04-18 Comments:
Interesting and useful site. Thanks for the help.
Name: Ticia Ellis <email@example.com> Date: 2000-04-16 Comments:
Love this site! Wouldn't have found my great- and great-great- grandparents without it. Will continue searching for Hamiltons.
Name: jim thoman <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-04-16 Comments:
been looking for ezekiel rose..shown in cayuga co. 1800 census...should have had a son ezekiel born 1800-01...then left for canada..
Name: Robert Lee <email@example.com> Date: 2000-04-15 Comments:
I have been coming back to your website for over two years now and am constantly amazed at the hard work that your folks have put forward. With your infomation, I've been able to locate both my GGGreat Grandfather, Abner S. Lee and his wife's(Eugenia Warn)gravesites. Keep up the great work! It is very much appreciated. One day I will visit, but until then, I hope you will continue to provide a superb information site. Thanks and hat's off to you all for your dedication.
Name: Debbie Gordon <Fuzzstamp2@aol.com> Date: 2000-04-13 Comments:
Researching EWINS ~ WEDDLE ~ SABIN ~ EDLIN
Please make a note that my email address has changed to
Name: Sharon <Sharlynn27@aol.com> Date: 2000-04-13 Comments:
Thanks so much to all of you who took the time to build such a helpful web-site. I have found a lot of info that I have been looking for for a very long time.
Name: Cathy Stewart Laughon <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-04-09 Comments:
Was browsing to look for relatives from my family. Stewart is my maiden name and it hails from the Syracuse-Auburn-Whitesboro area of New York. Looking for relatives with names Petri, Shultz, Williams, Rood.
Name: Pam H <Nowakamber@aol.com> Date: 2000-04-05 Comments:
Hi! I loved your web site, I used to live in Auburn some 35 yrs. ago, if anyone would like to e-mail me, I'd like to hear from you. Pam
Name: Tommy Mangum <email@example.com> Date: 2000-03-30 Comments:
I enjoy visiting old cemeteries and researching the local
history in the area. I find your website fascinating. I will return when I have more time. Thank you for all of your hard work in making this website available.
Name: David A. Cummings <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-03-29 Comments:
I am searching for my ancestors in Cayuga County. Found my ggg grandfather Ephraim Cummings in the 1870 Cato Census!
Thanks for being there.
Name: Dave Mack <email@example.com> Date: 2000-03-28 Comments:
Name: Maynard Knudson <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-03-28 Comments:
Thank you for your web site.I'm looking for the Deyo& smith families who lived in Ledyard,Northville and Springport in the 1840/60s.
Name: Betty J Buckhout <email@example.com> Date: 2000-03-26 Comments:
lIKETO SEE MORE PICTURES OF aURORA SUNSETS
And more genealogal on village death records
Birth records, marr I havent seen yet.
Name: jack koskey <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-03-19 Comments:
just happen to be browsing and found this webb site i am origionaly from auburn left there in 1968 and now live in a small town of pennsville nj if any one rembers that far back drop a line would be good to here from some of the good peo in auburn
thank you jack koskey
Name: Barbara Atherton Leffingwell <Babs95@MSN.COM> Date: 2000-03-18 Comments:
Nice website. Does any one do lookups in archives, vital records in 1800 - 1835?
Name: Juanita Josey <email@example.com> Date: 2000-03-16 Comments:
I love your web site. Alot of work has gone into it and I am thrilled with the way it is growing. I am a descendent of an ELisha Hewitt born in Cayuga Jan 1800 to an Elisha Hewitt and Elspit Champlain. I know one of these days I will find where they are buried. Thanks again for all your hard work.
Name: ANITA COLVIN <WEESIE5&WEBTV.NET> Date: 2000-03-14 Comments:
I FOUND INTERESTING INFORMATION WHILE RESEARCHING FAMILY NAME AND WILL PASS ALONG THE SITE INFORMATION TO OTHERS. THANKS FOR ALL YOUR WORK!!
Name: Jerry Gee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-03-14 Comments:
I enjoy visiting this site very much.
Name: Allan Plucinik <email@example.com> Date: 2000-03-11 Comments:
Researching names of Plucinik, O'Mara, and Daniels.
Name: Vernon W. Goodrich <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-03-05 Comments:
I've been over your site a lot looking for information on my granduncle, David Goodrich, b. 1838 in Cayuga,N.Y. and haven't come up with any information, but you have a great site and I'll keep looking.
Name: Loretta Lounsbury <Lmlou@aol.com> Date: 2000-03-04 Comments:
Looking for the family of Jeremiah or Milo Bull.
Name: Pam H. <BRANDY2OnTheGo@aol.com.> Date: 2000-03-04 Comments:
Hi! great web site. I used to live in Auburn 35 years ago.
I was just looking back in time and found your page. I'll be back.
Name: Dr.E.H.Brown,Ph.D <email@example.com> Date: 2000-03-02 Comments:
After three hours of key tapping I finally discovered your web site & What an Excellent Site it is !! Your site will very likely turn to be the one that will finally assist me in detailing our family history for my Grandfather born in Auburn, County of Cayuga. Being Canadian & in Canada myself makes it VERY difficult to obtain info from U.S. sources.Although I have his Original Birth Certificate I still keep butting up against some very solid walls. Thank you for a page that should assist in my search.
Name: wiliam glessing <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-03-02 Comments:
Found some information on family. Thanks to all who contributed.
Name: Betty Danielson <email@example.com> Date: 2000-02-25 Comments:
I am the historian for the Baptist Convention of New Mexico. My interest is in several families from New York. All of the early missionaries to New Mexico came from New York.
John Milton Shaw and his wife Harriett Bidwell Shaw came from Cayuga County. They came to New Mexico in 1852.
Hiram Walter Read and his wife Alzina Ingham Read came in 1849 from Wisconsin. They were both born from New York. Alzina is burried at Meridan, New York. I would like to have a photo of her grave.
Leonard D.Worth came to Albuquerque in 1894. He was a pastor in Milport, New York 1873 - 1874, Reading Center 1879 and againg in 1890. He was also located in Hornby, New York 1888. He was in Altay, New York 1893. If you know of a web site for any of these place I would like to have the address. I hope to locate a picture of him.
Name: Mary Lou Sweet (Potts) Kuhn <M1Sweet@AOL.com.> Date: 2000-02-23 Comments:
I'm new to NY research. Looking for Amos & wife Mary SWEET who lived in Cayuga Co. from c. 1789-1830. They moved to Huron & Lorain Cos. OH. where he died c. 1843. Were not in 1840 census in either state. May have had son George, b. c. 1814, possibly in CT.
Will share info.
Name: Beverly Keicher <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-02-22 Comments:
This is my first trip to this location on the web. I have family (Stryker) that lived in the Sand Beach, Fleming area and hope to locate their properties on plat maps.
Name: William J. O'Connor III <WJOCIII@excite.com> Date: 2000-02-21 Comments:
one of the most comprehensive I have visited !
Name: Sandy Austin <Sea355@aol.com> Date: 2000-02-18 Comments:
Great site. One of the best I have been to for information.
Name: Ken Brown <email@example.com> Date: 2000-02-18 Comments:
am trying to find info on a Elijah Barton Brown Born in Cayuga co
Name: Jack Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-02-14 Comments:
Name: Leland Nash <email@example.com> Date: 2000-02-11 Comments:
The various volunteers have done a very good job compiling the information found here.
Name: William Walter "Bill" Wade <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-02-08 Comments:
Interesting. Spend a lot of my spare time looking through the various sites. Any way to access the entire guestbook? In just the few entries shown during this "visit" I found one cousin and a friend from 40 years ago! Pax.
Name: Rita Bishop Kautz <KaitlynK@aol.com> Date: 2000-02-06 Comments:
Cayuga County's Genweb site is marvelous!! I find more and more information on it every time I look. I'd like to thank the devoted volunteers who make this possible. You're doing a great job!!
Name: Dorothy <email@example.com> Date: 2000-02-06 Comments:
searching for information on Frank (JETTE) JETTY family from Quebec. Came to this area abt 1856, His wife was Adalaide BESSETTE. This is a wonderful site, a lot of work has gone into it, and it shows....
Name: Carole Sims <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-02-05 Comments:
You aare doing a great job with your site. Keep up the good work. I come back frequently as I research the Alley-Allee family that resided in Moravia in 1800-1850.
Name: Debbie Ewins - Gordon <Fuzzstamp@aol.com> Date: 2000-01-29 Comments:
Looking for any Ewins from this County. Moses, Joseph, George or any other Ewins. Also looking for Edlin from this same County. Early 1800s - late 1800s and any other times too!
You guys have so much information here. I've spent all night here and still have more to see.
Name: Theresa Frackelton <email@example.com> Date: 2000-01-28 Comments:
What a wealth of information!I'm researching the Quinns from Bear Swamp and I'm very excited about finding this site.Yes, I'm also related to Anne Emperor via the Curtins.
Name: Tina Prosonic <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-01-22 Comments:
I really enjoy the site. Thanks
Name: RGRector <email@example.com> Date: 2000-01-20 Comments:
Searching for SAMUEL WARING(WARRING) Who appears in the 1840 cencus at CICERO ONONDAGO Co. Looking for the death of his wife, He has son RANSOM, dau, ANNA possible son PETER in 1860 cencus at SULLAVAN, MADISON Co. any help would be wonderful. Thank you JANE
Name: J. Romary <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-01-14 Comments:
Looking for cemetery in Brooklyn NY Where My great Grandparents are buried
Name: Lynn Pippenger <email@example.com> Date: 2000-01-09 Comments:
You have a great site! I'm researching the Allee and Gardner family so I have found quite a bit of information.
Do you have any marriage records from the 1860s?
Name: robert keville <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-01-08 Comments:
wow!!! This is a great site. Thanks to all who have done so much to help me trace my fathers history.
Name: Ted Mettlach <email@example.com> Date: 2000-01-06 Comments:
Great Site, hope to find information about family.
Name: James T. O'Connor <JAM08GIN> Date: 2000-01-04 Comments:
no comment at this time
Name: Lauren <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2000-01-01 Comments:
This is a nice site- it has helped me much to find ancestors.
Name: Lyn Harter <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-31 Comments:
I have been using the Cayuga Co. website for the past week and I just wanted to tell you that it is an excellent web site. Thank you to all the people who have done the cemetery listings. And thank you for all the other lists. I appreciate your search engine for the web site. It was very, very helpful. Your web site is one of the best county websites in New York. Thank you! Thank you!
Name: kay walker <kay meehan walker> Date: 1999-12-31 Comments:
I lived in Auburn on Swift Street before moving to Hemet California in 1988.
Name: Jerald R Gee <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-28 Comments:
I have found your website verry helpful in doing research on the Hall family of Sempronius (Benajah Hall & Sarah Hepzibah Brown -Hall)
Name: Jason Kahler and family <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-26 Comments:
I am from cayuga county n.y.I am on military assignment till 2002.My parents are Mr,Mrs Richard Kahler who reside in Union Springs. I like this web page it brings me back to home by computer.Thank you
Name: Robert Hageman <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-26 Comments:
Thanks to all who have worked to develope a great web site. I have had some success in researching relatives named Bircher who lived in Wayne and Cayuga counties during the late 1800's. Cemetery and census records have proved beneficial so far and I'm still searching other areas of the web site. Anyone researching Jacob and Anna Bircher please feel free to contact me. Robert Hageman
Name: jack koskey <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-25 Comments:
origionaly from auburn and enjoy going back on the internet
Name: Chris Ruschak <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-20 Comments:
Would be willing to volunteer.
Name: M G Allen <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-18 Comments:
Have been here many times, site is very informative. But am having trouble finding info on my grgrandfather John Ethan Allen born 1825 in Niles, Cayuga County and grGrandmother Lucy Ann Richardson born 1828 in Sempronius, Cayuga Co. I would like info on a prisoner, John Allen listed in 1830 census, in the Auburn Prison. Anyone with info please advise.
Name: Beverly Fowler <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-18 Comments:
Nothing right now, just started to look around.
Name: Cathy Quill <CQ329cat@relex.com> Date: 1999-12-16 Comments:
Need to have the cemetaries update their records.
Name: Tanya Onori <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-15 Comments:
Trying to track down the family - this site is very helpful!
Name: ben <BENDRUNK69@tinyonline.co.uk> Date: 1999-12-15 Comments:
Name: Jim Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-14 Comments:
Great job on the site! I'm researching my family, Arthur James Adams, Sr. and wife Elizabeth Main Adams. He was the City Manager, City Engineer and Surveyor. Anyone knowing where I can find info on him, please reply.
Name: Robert Clark <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-11 Comments:
John Clark the first settler in the town of Genoa was my ggggrandfather. His brothers Samuel and William were also early settlers in that area.
Name: Chad Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-11 Comments:
I frequently visit your site and have spent hours of enjoyment researching the county in which my Howell ancestors settled in the early 1800s. Keep up the good work!
Name: Robert A. Hamilton, Jr. <email@example.com> Date: 1999-12-09 Comments:
I have just started looking for my roots. This information has been very helpful. Thanks
Name: H D TUBBS <CO51363> Date: 1999-12-03 Comments:
BEEN IN THE FINGER LAKES REGION TWICE. ITHACA NEW YORK. MY SON BOWLED IN JUNIOR BOWLING IN A TOURNEMENT THERE, NEAR THE COLLEGE. BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY. I COME FROM FLINT MICHIGAN. THE TUBBS'S WERE IN THAT AREA, ALONG WITH THE PENN AREA.
Name: Bob Grace <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-12-01 Comments:
Very nice and informitive site. My ancestors lived in the town of Genoa for an undetermined length of time(early 1800's). Surname GRESS (GRACE).
Name: Vickie Goodell <VBG2753@aol.com> Date: 1999-11-29 Comments:
Looking for information on Stewart Goodell, born in Conquest. Very good web-site with lots of information.
Name: Debbie Baker <DMBakerPhD@aol.com> Date: 1999-11-28 Comments:
By far the best county page. I have found many ancestors in the cemetery listings. I am anxious for Mentz township census records. Great job!
Name: Hobert B. Romig III <email@example.com> Date: 1999-11-28 Comments:
Thanks for this informative site.
Name: Tom Driscoll <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-11-28 Comments:
Great Website,hope to see more on cayuga county veterns from all wars.
Name: Danielle C. Koenig <email@example.com> Date: 1999-11-26 Comments:
I was referred to the cemetery index by a fellow on-line genealogy researcher. Thanks for a nice site - I'll be back.
Name: Gary A. Spicer <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-11-24 Comments:
Great job on getting info out on the Cayuga County site. Are there plans to add more vital records info online?
The Montezuma, Aurelius and Scipio records online are great!
The mortuary schedules from the 1855,1865,1875,1885 NYS census records by township would be a great aid to supplement available vital records.
Another nice addition might be scanned pages of the Biographical Review of the Leading Citizens of Cayuga County, Biographical sketches from the 1904 Century Atlas ,
or biographical sketches from Harry R. Malone's 1929 Sullivan/Clinton Sesquisentenial volume. There were several Cayuga County families outlined in that CNY volume.
I know all of these take time and effort to setup.
Keep up the great work!
Name: Charles Bross <CB3620> Date: 1999-11-23 Comments:
Excelent web site. Born auburn 1940, lived in Weedsport 1945 to 1964. looking for roots to family history, you've been a big help.
Name: pam fryer <email@example.com> Date: 1999-11-19 Comments:
Name: Dory Stiehl <DoDo5gs@aol.com> Date: 1999-11-15 Comments:
GOOD!!!! Very informative---THANKS!!!!
Name: Morrene Wisdahl <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-11-14 Comments:
My ancestor, George Elliott, his wife Eleanor and his ten children settled on Bounty Land two miles north of Scipio, Cayuga County in 1798. I use and appreciate this website very much--the updates are great. Thanks very much..Someday I may find a record of his son John, my ancestor. I think he is buried in Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn. Death--21 Jun 1848. I have nor record of his wife.
Name: Donna Kanlley <email@example.com> Date: 1999-11-14 Comments:
Name: Sandie Gilliland <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1999-11-13 Comments:
This is a great website. Due to a posting I made in the obits, I heard from two cousins, one of whom I didn't even know existed! Thanks for continually growing and improving.
Name: Linda Jasztal <JASZTAL_V@popmail.firn.edu> Date: 1999-11-09 Comments:
It has been my pleasure to "meet" Susan and Bernie Corcoran! They have been most helpful in the search for my ancestors. Three years ago, I started searching for my g-g-grandparents. I only knew their names and the approximate area they were from. With the help of the Cayuga County Website and assistance from the Corcorans, I was able to reconstruct a large portion of my family. There are still some missing pieces, but I feel confident they will turn up as this wonderful site continues to provide the researchers with the information they seek.
Name: Jackie Britton <email@example.com> Date: 1999-11-07 Comments:
THE Cayuga County NYGenWeb Project Is the BEST genealogy online source for finding our ancestors.There is so much information offered here,and you all are so helpful and friendly.Keep up the wonderful work! I would never have found my family without you and your great source of information that you offer here.This is definatly a FIVE STAR WEBSITE!