Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Is John W. Gleason A Richmond Descendant?


Yes, if his grandmother was Eliza Coventry, daughter of Rachel (Richmond) Coventry.

This one?
Eliza Shileal
Census 1875
Milton, Saratoga, New York
Gender: Female
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Eliza Shileal F 72 [b. Dutchess Co.]
Jane C[atherine] Hill Daughter F 50 [b. Columbia Co.]
John W Gleason Grandson M 24 [b. Saratoga Co.]

J. William Gleason and family (including his mother, Catherine Hill) in the 1892 New York Census (Milton, Saratoga County, New York).

John W Gleason
Census 1900
Ballston Spa village, Saratoga, New York
Years Married: 16
Birth Date: May 1851
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1884
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John W Gleason Head M 49 New York
Maria J Gleason Wife F 45 New York
Mabel E Gleason Daughter F 14 New York
Mark H Gleason Son M 11 New York
Ellen L Gleason Daughter F 11 New York
Catherine H Gleason Mother F 74 New York [sic - Last Name Hill]




Saturday, February 28, 2015

#2553 Eliza (Coventry) Shimall


Not sure if the records below are a match with Eliza Coventry who is No. 2553 in the J. B. Richmond book.
2553.  Eliza Coventry 7, (Rachel 6, Cyrus 5, Cyrus 4, John 3, Edward 2, John 1) married John Shimall.  

Eliza's mother, Rachel (Richmond) Coventry was born in Dutchess County, as was Eliza [in a census below].  Eliza's father, The Coventry family lived in Columbia County, where Eliza's (presumed) daughter, Catherine Jane, was born.  Eliza, Catherine and Catherine's son, John Gleason, resided in Saratoga County, New York.

Birth:  unknown
Death:  Nov. 10, 1891
Ballston Spa Village Cemetery 
Ballston Spa
Saratoga County
New York, USA
 Created by: sticksandstones
Find A Grave Memorial# 71112674


Census 1880
Milton, Saratoga, New York
Gender: Female
Age: 77
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Occupation: At Home
Relationship to Head of Household: Mother


Name: Eliza Shileal
Census   1875
Milton, Saratoga, New York
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Eliza Shileal F 72 [b. Dutchess Co.]
Jane C[atherine] Hill Daughter F 50 [b. Columbia Co.]
John W Gleason Grandson M 24 [b. Saratoga Co.]



Census 1870
Event Place: New York [Saratoga Co., Milton]
Gender: Female
Age: 67
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Eliza Shimeal F 67 New York
Catharine Hill F 40 New York




Sunday, February 22, 2015

Olny H. Richmond



See Civil War Veteran Olny H. Richmond's strange story.


Olny H. Richmond's (final) marriage to Verona (Marcellus) Doane:

Groom's Name: Oluly H. Richmond
Bride's Name: Verona M. Doane Nee Marcellus
Marriage Date: 05 Dec 1899
Marriage Place: Manhattan, New York, New York
Groom's Father's Name: Lyman M. Richmond
Groom's Mother's Name: Nancy Mckendrick
Bride's Father's Name: John T. Marcellus
Bride's Mother's Name: Hannah Osgood Richardson


The Lyman M. Richmond family in a blog post here.  Was Olny's mother, Nancy McKendrick, a cousin of Stephen A. Douglass; see the story here.  See his photo here.

Olny Richmond's parents were married in Livingston County, Michigan,  29 January 1842.

In 1850, Olney was 7 years old and living in Plymouth, Michigan, with his mother and (possible) step-father (Olny's brother, Dan RICHMOND, was born in 1850, so perhaps John and Nancy were never married :


United States Census, 1850
event place: Plymouth, Wayne, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John Gunsolly M 37 New York
Nancy Gunsolly F 28 New York
James Gunsolly M 7 Michigan
Olney Richmond M 7 Michigan
Fanny Richmond F 5 Michigan


See the Gunsolly carding mill now located in Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan.


In 1860 Olny was living with his mother and siblings in Greenbush, Clinton Co., Michigan, and also in Livingston County, Michigan (with his sister, Fanny and the Stansill family).


United States Census, 1910
residence: Minneapolis Ward 8, Hennepin, Minnesota
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Henry J Wadsworth M 69y Ohio
wife Ruth A Wadsworth F 66y New York
son Frank M Wadsworth M 33y Minnesota
Ida M Wadsworth F 33y Wisconsin
Ella Wadsworth F 58y Ohio
Olney H Richmond M 66y Michigan
Vernona M Richmond F 55y New York
Joel L Carris M 55y Ohio
Selina Semundson F 24y Minnesota
Ella T Boden F 28y Germany
Clara M Smith F 25y Wisconsin


Olney H. Richmond, "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

death date: 30 Mar 1920
death place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
gender: Male
birth date: 22 Feb 1844
birthplace: St John's, Michigan
father: Lyman Richards
father's birth place: New York
mother: Nancy Hawkins
mother's birth place: New York
occupation: Professional Teacher
residence: Chicago, Cook, Illinois
cemetery: Forest Home


Thursday, February 12, 2015

4875 Alice Howland Richmond


#4875.  Alice Howland Richmond, 8 (Zelotes H., 7, Zelotes 6, Joseph 5, John 4, John 3, John 2, John 1) was born in Adams, Mass.  She married Adelbert Banta [9 Jan 1867] of Phelps, N.Y.


Census 1870
New York, United States
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Felotus Richmond M 47 Massachusetts
Caroline Richmond F 45 Massachusetts
Anna J Richmond F 20 Massachusetts
Stanly A Banta M 26 New York
Alice Banta F 23 Massachusetts
Charles A Banta M 2 New York


Name: Alice Banta
Event Type: Census
 Phelps, , 01, Ontario, New York
Birth Year (Estimated): 1849


Phelps Township Phelps village, Ontario, New York
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Mrs. C E Richmond Head F 71 Vermont
Mrs. Alice Banta Daughter F 55 Massachusetts


Census 1910
Phelps, Ontario, New York
Gender: Female
Age: 60
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1850
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Father's Birthplace: Massachusetts
Mother's Birthplace: Vermont


Stanley A. and Alice (Richmond) Banta were found in "A Frisian Family: The Banta Genealogy...:"

Source

(Stanley) Adelbert Banta
in 1855 (before his marriage to Alice and living with his parents and brother):

Name: Stanley A Banta
Census 1855
E.D. 1, Phelps, Ontario, New York
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Albert Banta Head M 54
Sarah B Banta Wife  F 45
Charles E Banta Son M 13
Ellen Flynn Servant U 16
Gustavus A Paddock Hired man M 20



Monday, February 2, 2015

#931. Abiah Richmond


+931. Abiah Richmond 6 (James 5 Silvester 4, Ebenezer 3, John 2, John 1) born Aug. 12, 1788; married Silas Knight (1788 - 1861).


Name: Abiah E. Knight
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 02 Feb 1850
Event Place: Oakham, Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Birthplace: New Braintree
Birth Year (Estimated): 1789
Father's Name: James Richmond
Mother's Name: Richmond
Spouse's Name: Silas Knight
[Consumption]



Abiah E Knight
Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Birth Year (Estimated): 1788
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Death Date: Feb 1850


Name: Silas Knight
Census 1850
Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts
Gender: Male
Age: 66
Birth Year (Estimated): 1784
Birthplace: Massachusetts
House Number: 73
Affiliate Film Number: 341
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Silas Knight M 66 Massachusetts
Silas D Knight M 18 Massachusetts
Oliver P Conklin M 21 Massachusetts
Catharine S Conklin F 22 Massachusetts


Friday, January 23, 2015

John Richmond #14



14. John Richmond (3), (John 2, John 1) was born in Taunton, December 5, 1673.  He married, November 28, 1709, Hannah Otis, daughter of Stephen and Hannah (Ensign) Otis, born May 16, 1686.  Date of death unknown. [Note:  Updated by FindAGrave]

Children (born in Taunton):
+81. John, 4
+82. Stephen 4
-83.  Mary 4

His will, dated October 16, 1739, proved June 24, 1760 (Vol. 17, p. 47), mentions sons Stephen and John and daughter Mary; also brother Edward.  He bequeathed to daughter Mary, £ 150 in case she married; if she did not marry, then John was to maintain her.  John (3) conveyed the homestead to John (4), February 12, 1712-13.


The family of Mrs. John (Hannah Otis) Richmond:

Source

John Richmond is a Mayflower descendant.




Thursday, January 8, 2015

Sarah, Daughter of Gershom and Rebecca (Richmond) Truesdell


This couple was found in The Genealogy of the Benedicts in America:



Children of Stephen and Sarah (Truesdell) Benedict:

Mary A. Benedict
Gould Raymond Benedict
Mary A. Benedict


Name: Stephen Benedict
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Canandaigua, Ontario, New York
Gender: Male
Birth Year (Estimated): 1804
Birthplace: Vermont
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Stephen Benedict M 46 Vermont [Deaf]
Sarah Benedict F 40 New York
Goold Benedict M 14 New York
Charles Benedict M 12 New York
Mary Benedict F 11 New York


Name: Stephen Benedict
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: South Bristol, Ontario, New York
Birthplace: Connecticut
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Stephen Benedict M 57 Connecticut
Sarah Benedict F 49 New York
Gould R Benedict M 24 New York
Charles S Benedict M 22 New York
Mary A Benedict F 21 New York
Mary E Benedict F 21 New York

Name: Stephen Benedict
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 68
Birthplace: Connecticut
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Stephen Benedict M 68 Connecticut
Sarah A Benedict F 60 New York


Name: Carrie Benedict
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
New York, United States
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Simon Hillyer M 57 New York
Priscilla Hillyer F 52 New York
William Hillyer M 26 New York
Mary Benedict F 36 New York
Jennie Benedict F 12 New York
Ida Benedict F 9 New York
Carrie Benedict F 5 New York


Marriage and Death Notices from the Ontario County Journal - Canandaigua NY
13 February 1885
In this town, Feb. 7, Mrs. Sarah A. Benedict, wife of Stephen Benedict, aged 75 years.

Surrogate Court Proceedings - Ontario County NYFrom Ontario County Journal 13 March 1885
Abstracted from:

March 7 - In re will of Sarah Benedict, of Canandaigua, dec'd. Stephen Benedict, executor.

Marriage and Death Notices Ontario County Journal
11 June 1886
DIED - In Canandaigua, May 30, Stephen Benedict, aged 83 years, 9 months, 20 days.