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4 edition of Landmarks of Tompkins county, New York found in the catalog.

Landmarks of Tompkins county, New York

including a history of Cornell university

by John H. Selkreg

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Published by D. Mason & co. in Syracuse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cornell University -- History,
  • Tompkins County (N.Y.) -- Genealogy,
  • Tompkins County (N.Y.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    pt.1.Historical.--pt.2. Biographical.--pt.3. Family sketches.

    Statementby Prof. W. T. Hewitt; ed. by John H. Selkreg...
    ContributionsHewett, Waterman Thomas, 1846-1921
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF127.T7 S4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 704, 71, 276 p.
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150195M
    LC Control Number02019056
    OCLC/WorldCa35904256

    McCLUNE established a grocery and dry goods store in Ithaca, but was obliged to give it up in two years on account of ill health. Lot No. MUNNjr. Besides these there is a school house and buildings for merchants' stores, and shops for carpenters, cabinet-makers, blacksmiths, coopers, tanners; and we have besides shoemakers, tailors, two lawyers, one doctor, watch-cleaner, turner, miller, hatters, etc. He united the business of bookselling and publishing with printing, and later also that of paper marring.

    According to the Dutch custom of that time, of educating the bright boy for a preacher, Gerrit seems to have been dedicated to the ministry while quite young, and his studies directed towards it. Stephen was a lawyer of good ability and honorable methods. His honor and probity were above reproach and his counsel and advice frequently sought by neighbors and friends. He served three years in the Rebellion in the th N. His academic teaching specializations and research publications includes books, journal articles, and international development communication workbooks and reading guides focusing on journalism, mass communication, communication planning and strategies, popular culture, public opinion research and theory, and social science research methods. BLAIR were his sons, the latter receiving the family homestead.

    This little village was the hope and pride of Simeon DE WITT, who intended it for his future home, and who may appropriately be considered its founder. It has been assumed that the condition of society in early Ithaca was a degree less civilized than in other similar communities; but it is scarcely probable that such was the case. A compromise was effected by which the name was retained; the Speeds resigned the office, and another postmaster was appointed at Jenksville, which was thenceforth called "Speedsville. Volunteers during the war. And so with slavery, while its apologists had the chief seats in the synagogue, it met with his most unqualified condemnation. He has held the office of assessor eleven years.


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Landmarks of Tompkins county, New York book

It is manifestly impossible to speak of all, but it is hoped that those who left their mark in the community and became in any way conspicuous in public life or through their business relations will find somewhere in these pages the recognition they deserve. We will close this review by quoting the substance of a call for a meeting which appeared in the Chronicle of September 8, At the death of his father he came into possession of one-half of the original tract of homestead.

The subject of this sketch concluded to join the army of occupation; so one day in he mounted his horse and started for the wilds of the West--more wild then, perhaps, than now can found between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts.

From the turnpike Mr. Rich has volunteered as a youth coach in several sports, a board member of Historic Ithaca, and what was then called the Alcoholism Council of Tompkins County. All Rights Reserved.

In he sold his property in Caroline to his brother Charles and removed to Ithaca, where he lived at 72 North Cayuga street until his death inaged sixty-six years. InSeneca County was formed by the splitting of Cayuga County.

He entered Hackensack Academy at an early age, and made so good progress that at the age of thirteen he was fitted for the high school of Flatbush, Long lsland, known as Erasmus Hall.

They were about to go away and left their kettles and utensils.

Map of Tompkins County, NY

He came with his father to this town, and lived on the old farm until his death inCatherine, his sister, having kept house for him until sic when she died. Our subject was educated in the common schools and finished at Cortland Academy, after leaving which he taught school for several years, and also engaged in the New York book business in Dryden, and afterward at Ludlowville.

He was trustee of the school in the district in which he lives for eight or more years, and finally declined the office. He died in Even in his youth Mr. Ronald E. The incorporating act passed April 2, seventeen days after the formation of the town from Ulysesand the territory of the corporation was bounded as follows: Beginning at a point sixty rods east of the intersection of the south side of Owego street with the west side of Aurora street; thence south fifty rods; thence west one mile; thence north two hundred rods; thence east one mile; thence one hundred and fifty rods to the place of beginning.

BOYER was going through the woods from his house to the lower place where he afterwards lived, he saw a bear standing on his hind legs pulling down wild cherry limbs and eating the cherries. As secretary he virtually organized and perfected the Dryden and Groton Insurance Company, which has been a model for all subsequent organizations of that kind.

And now let us note the arrival of others who came to Ithaca in the first quarter of this century. Landon KRUM. His second marriage was with Sarah L.

It was composed of leading business men, and its ranks were recruited from all classes of society. Frank P. John has been a merchant and a miller at Slaterville for several years, and supervisor of his town. They have two sons and one daughter.

In he bought a stone quarry in the town of Ithaca, to which he has added the laying of walks, sewers, foundations, etc.General-content county map showing towns (townships), rural buildings, and householders' names; the city and village insets show building coverage and occupants' names.

Hand colored to emphasize town boundaries, area of City of Ithaca, and insets. Relief shown by hachures.

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year by Robert Pearsall Smith in the. Best Places to Live in Tompkins County, New York College town - Central upstate New York, 60 miles southwest of Syracuse.

August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Tompkins County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. He died March 15, Phoebe Buck married Simeon Conger, January 7,and had five children: Annette, Eddie, N. P. Willis, Charles Fay, and Fred B.

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Simeon was a mechanic and book keeper at Groton village. He was also an occasional preacher, but was not ordained. He died in From: Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York.

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