Soldier: Richard S. Alverson
Widow: Laura Adelia Alverson
Service: Capt. Hervey's Co. NY Militia. Capt's Bogart & Harts Co's NY Militia.
Wid. Orig.: 5033
This family is listed in "A Short History of the Slocums, Slocumbs and Slocombs Of America", by Charles Elihu Slocum, 1882. A copy can be found at Hamilton College Lib., Clinton, NY.
Pages 345, 346. Family 447, Eason Peleg Slocum who married Laura R., daughter of Richard and Laura Alverson of Perry, Wyoming Co, NY
Richard Smith Alverson is shown in the Japhat Alverson line, and is also mentioned in the S.C. manuscript.
Richard served in the war of 1812. He moved from Seneca to Perry Co NY in 1816. He was born 15 Feb 1791 at Utica, NY, died 10 June 1870 Perry Co NY, and he was the son of Stephen and Amy [Smith] Alverson.
On 13 Sept 1811 Richard married Laura Adelia Lewis, born 1792, died 13 Sept 1874 Perry Co NY, the daughter of John P. and Rebecca [Wheden] Lewis. [See the Wheden genealogy back to 1630]. John P. Lewis was a Rev War Soldier. Children of Richard Smith Alverson and his wife Laura Adelia Lewis:
Julia Ann, m. Thomas Cornwell [see Cornwell family]
This is also the line of Hattie and Hettie that did all of the early research of the Alverson families.
George William Bustin 1840 - 1905
Henrietta Cornwell 1843 - 1886, dau of Thomas & Julia Ann [Alverson] Cornwell. Gr dau of Richard S. Alverson
Hettie Cornwell, b. 17 Oct 1866 Union Springs, NY, m. William E. Barton of Syracuse, NY
Hattie Weed, b. 17 Oct 1866 [twin to Hettie], d. 25 Dec 1953 Brevard, NC, m. Frank E. Housh of Boston.
[Hattie wrote to my grandfather in the 1950's asking him for information on the Alversons of Alabama. sd]