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VOL. 10, NO. 4







Published by



Nebraska Historical Library, Lincoln, Nebraska




    MRS. H. B. MARSHALL, '33



Some Descendants of George Sexton of Westfield,


page 59

Shattuck Bible Records


Collyer Bible Records


Culver Records


Fuller Family Register


Coleman Family Bible


Virginia Miscellanea


Kentucky Marriages - Madison County


William Haight Bible


Nebraska Marriage Records - Lancaster County


Book Reviews


Pearson's Point Cemetery - Falls City, Nebraska


Index of Surnames - Volume X


Officers of the Nebraska Genealogical Society, 1932


Mrs. C. A. Reynolds

First Vice Presldent

Mrs. W. J. Byer

Second Vice President

Mrs. W. S. Whitten

Recording Secretary

Mrs. F. B. Daniels


Mrs. N. H. Barnes


Miss Rose Carson


Mrs. C. S. Paine

The RECORD is published quarterly by the Nebraska Genealogical Society, in January, April. July, October. Subscription, including membership in the Society, $2, 00 per year. Address orders to Mrs. Newell H. Barnes, Treasurer, 1848 Prospect St,, Lincoln, Nebraska. For advertising rates address the Editor.


   The Quarterly Meeting of the Nebraska Genealogical Society weill be held on Oct 28th, 1932, at the Young Women's Christian Association.

   Luncheon at 12 o'clock, followedby Program. The subject will be Northern and Western New York.



Compiled by Raymond E. Dale, A.B. (a)
[Continued from Vol. X, p. 49]

  17. GILBERT 6 SAXTON (Alanson5 James4-3-2 George1) was born in 1775, probably at Rensselaerville, New York, (b) and died about 1822. He married Deborah Platt, daughter of Stephen and Thamar (Youngs) Platt of Stamford, Connecticut. In 1810 they were living at Windham, New York.

  Children of Gilbert6 and Deborah (Platt) Saxton: (c)    i. Stephen Platt, b. Dec. 13, 1796.
  ii. Thomas Y., b. Dec. 4, 1798; m. Charlotte Newcomb.
 iii. Alanson, m. Eliza Newcomb.
 iv. Sarah, m. John Allen.
  v. William, b. Dec. 5, 1808; m. Clarissa Bliss.
 vi. Hiram, m., first, Penelope Hicks; secondly, Emma Stephens.
vii. Nathaniel Dwight, b. April 9, 1817; m. Caroline M. Stark.

  18. SILAS6 SAXTON (Alanson5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Rensselaerville, Albany County, New York, May 11, 1791, and died at Johnson Creek, New York, August 31, 1870. (d) He married at Windham, Greene County, New York, January 28, 1814, (e) Parmelia Clafin, daughter of John and Henrietta (Stimson) Clafin. (f) She was born at Claverack, New York, July 28, 1793, and died at Hartland, New York, September 24, 1876. Silas and Parmelia Saxton are both buried in the Hartland Central Cemetery. Between 1816 and 1818 they removed from Windham, New York, to Mendon, Monroe County, New York, and between 1832 and 1839 to Newstead, Erie County, New York, where they were members of the Presbyterian Church. In 1864 they were living at Middleport (e) in the same county. The first two children were born at Windham, the other seven at Mendon.

   (a) This genealogy is based on the notes of Howard N. Saxton, Albany ,New York, and of James B. Saxton, Blissfield, Michigan. Notes were also supplied by Miss Lula J. Saxton, Albany, New York: Howard H. Saxton Washington D. C.; Lisle D. Tucker, Saint Paul Minnesota; Frank Saxton, Blissfield, Mich.: Mrs. F. L. Graham, Jamestown, New York; Mrs. George A. Wallace, Buffalo, New York; Hon. Robert M. La Follette, Jr., Madison, Wis.
   (b) Mr. Lisle D. Tucker writes that his father 's uncle Lucius G.7 Saxton (Silas 6 Alanson 5 James 4-3-2 George l) who died in 1913, stated that all the children of Alanson 5 Saxton were born at Rensselaerville, N. Y.
   (c) Data from a registration card belonging to the Saxton Family Association supplied by Frank Saxton, Blissfield, Mich.
   (d) Information regarding this family furnished by grandson of Silas 6 Saxton.
   (e) Diary of Silas Saxton Tucker,now in possession of Lisle D. Tucker Saint Paul Minn.
   (f) Charles Wight, Claflin Genealogy.


  Children of Silas 6 and Parmelia (Clafin) Saxton: (b)    i. Henrietta Parmelia, b. Dec. 24, 1814 (g) d. Hereford, Grant Co., Minn, Mar. 22, 1889, m. Feb. 12,
   1833, probably at Mendon, N. Y., Daniel Lummis Tucker, (b. Windham, N. Y., Nov. 18, 1808; d. Hereford, Minn., July 4, 1887.) Their three sons served as officers in the Union Army during the Civil War. Children ( surname Tucker). (g) 1. Mary Eliza, b. June 15, 1834. 2. Silas Saxton, b. June 27, 1837; d. Nov. or Dec. 1864, Salisbury, N. C. 3. John Harrison, b. July 13, 1840. 4. James Marion, b. July 31, 1844; d. Apr. 8, 1901; m. Jessie Gertrude Gault, Dec. 29, 1870. 5. Maria Parmela, b. Dec. 22, 1848. 6. Martha Jane, b. Dec. 9, 1852, m. George H. Shaw; living (1832) Miles City, Mont.
   ii. John, b. Jan. 31, 1816.
  iii. Susannah, b. July 27, 1818, d. unmarried, Nov. 2, 1874.
  iv. Olive, b. Oct. 1, 1820; d. unmarried, Dec. 11, 1874.
   v. Bellamy, b. May 3, 1822.
  vi. Alanson, b. Sept. 14, 1824.
 vii. Pamela, b. Sept. 16, 1826; d. unmarried, 1891.
viii. Mary, b. Oct. 30, 1829; d. 1832.
  ix. Lucius G., b. Aug. 10 (or Oct. 10), 1832.

  19. JAMES SAXTON (Ebenezer5 James4-3-2 George1) was born September 19, 1778. He married probably, Betsy -----, and lived at New Haven, Vermont, where he was postmaster for several years. It is probable that he died in Vermont and his wife in Michigan. The list of his children may be incomplete.

  Children of James6 Saxton: Elmira
Betsy, m. ----- Bird

  20. JEHIEL6 SAXTON (Ebenezer5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Whitehall, Washington County, New York, August 7, 1780.(h) He married, first, Sally Fuller; secondly, in 1808, Polly Stewart, daughter of Sergeant Samuel and Elizabeth (Abbott) Stewart, who is said to have been the first white child born at Bristol, Vermont.(i) During the War of 1812 Jehiel Saxton raised an independent company of militia of which he was made captain. He took part in the Battle of Plattsburg. In the fall of 1818 he removed with his family from Bristol, Vermont, to Newburgh, Cayuga County, Ohio, the overland journey requiring six weeks. Before winter set in he had put up a log house to shelter his wife and children. They had brought provisions with them from Vermont but these were exhausted before the first crop was raised and for some time the family was compelled to subsist chiefly on wild

   (g) Tucker Family Bible.
   (h) For an account of this family see Gertrude V. R. Wickham, Pioneer Families of Cleveland, Vol. 1, pp. 203-205.
   (i) Abby Maria Hemenway, Vermont Historical Gazeteer, Vol. I, p. 19.


game. Captain Jehiel Saxton died in 1858, his widow Polly in 1873.   Child of Jehiel6 and Sally (Fuller) Saxton:
       i. Eveline, m. Everitt Hoolly; lived at Cleveland, O.
  Children of Jehiel6 and Polly (Stewart) Saxton:    ii. Sally, b. 1809, d. 1831; m. ----- Johnson.
  iii. Hannah, b. 1810; d. 1885; m. Stark Edwards, Rudolphus and Anna (Morrill) Edwards.
  iv. Jehiel, b. 1812; d. 1895; m. Emeline A. Morse.
   v. Harriet, b. 1814; d. 1831.
  vi. Anson, b. 1817; d. 1833.
 vii. Betsy, b. 1819, d. 1837.
viii. Phebe, b. 1821; d. 1844.
  ix. Elmira, b. 1823; d. 1900.
   x. Dewitt, b. 1825, d. 1853, m. Christiana Corlett; after his death she married secondly, William Thare.
  xi. Cynthia, b. 1827; m. Luke Darroll.
 xii. Mary, b. 1828; d. 1912 at Cleveland, O.

  21. EBENEZER6 SAXTON (Ebenezer5 James4-3-2 George1) was born at Monkton, Vermont, June 2, 1797. In 1819 he married Minerva Munson, born August 29, 1798, daughter of Captain Noble and Betsey (Furman) Munson of Bristol, Vermont. In 1829 they removed from Bristol to East Flamboro, Canada, and in the fall of 1837 to Merrillville, Lake County, Indiana. He died at Merrillville, November 29, 1877, and she died there March 18, 1878.

  Children of Ebenezer6 and Minerva (Munson) Saxton:     i. Henry, b. June 6, 1820; settled in 1850 in Oregon, where he died in 1895, unmarried.
   ii. Hiram, b. Mar. 17, 1822; d. young at Bristol, Vt.

     iii. Ebenezer, b. Sept. 8, 1824.   iv. daughter, b. NOV. 20, 1826; d. unnamed.

      v. Noble B., b. July 13, 1828.   vi. Luman, b. July 10, 1831; drowned in Deep River near Hobart, Ind. about 1846.
 vii. Betsy Hannah b. Aug. 21, 1833.
viii. Minerva Ann, b. Mar. 5, 1836.
  ix. Laura Eveline, b. Mar. 30, 1839.
   x. Andrew J., b. June 6, 1842; d. 1843.

  22. JOHN 6 SAXTON (William5 James4-3-2 George1) was born January 27, 1780, at Cambridge (now in Washington County), New York.(j) He married, about December 1796, Esther Niles, born August 7, 1779, daughter of Simeon and Anna (Randall) Niles of Galway, New York. In 1805 they removed to Otsego County and settled at Westville, where he was killed in the woods by the falling of the limb of a tree, April 1, 1821. John Saxton served in the War of 1812. His widow Esther died Nov. 28, 1864.

   (j) Information regarding this family furnished by Lula J. Saxton, Albany, N. Y., a direct descendant.


  Children of John 6 and Esther (Niles) Saxton:    i. Huldah, b. Oct. 22. 1797; d. about 1875; m. Oct. 14, 1819, Seth Pettit (Mar. 27, 1798 - Oct. 24,
              1858) of Clockville, N. Y.
  ii. Nancy Ann, b. Sept. 17, 1799; d. Aug. 25, 1894, Cooperstown, N. Y.; m. July 29, 1821,
   Simeon Niles, her uncle.
 iii. Raymond William, b. July 20, 1802.
 iv. Simeon Niles, b. Sept. 26, 1804.
  v. Maria, b. Dec. 12, 1806; d. Aug. 16, 1891 at Detroit, Mich.; m. Nov. 2, 1826, Joseph Collins,
   who d. Feb. 2, 1849.
 vi. Hiram, b. Feb. 9, 1809.
vii. Mercy M., b. Apr. 17, 1811; d. Jan. 20, 1863; m. Jan. 3,1833, Elijah Avery Newton
   (Jan. 14, 1808 - Aug. 26, 1885), son of Elijah Newton.
viii. John T., b. Dec. 4, 1818.

  23. ASA6 SAXTON (James5-4-3-2 George1) was born February 4, 1784, and died May 19, 1847.(k) About 1797 he removed with his parents to Butternuts, Otsego County, New York, and about 1816 to Gainsville, Genesee County, New York. He married Orilla ----- , who was born September 4, 1785, and died May 18, 1853. In 1840 he removed from Fredonia, New York, to Wiota, LaFayette County, Wisconsin.

  Children of Asa6 and Orilla (-----) Saxton:     i. Sylvina, b. Feb. 23, 1808; d. June, 1886; m. Rescum Mabie.
       A son, Dr. John Mabie, age 93 years, was living at Long Beach, Calif., in 1930.

      ii. Jacob T., b. Sept. 26, 1809.   iii. Achsah, b. Mar. 29, 1811; d. Feb. 20, 1888, Belvidere, Ill.;
       m. ----- Crosby. A daughter, Mrs. Harriet C. Keeler lives at Belvidere, Ill. (1932).
  iv. John, b. Oct. 18, 1813.
   v. Harriet, b. Apr. 19, 1816; d. Mar. 16, 1868, m. Daniel Mabie.
       A son was Henry C. Mabie, a Baptist minister.

     vi. Emily, b. Sept. 10, 1818; d. June 1834.  vii. Asa, b. May 10, 1820; d. July 22, 1854.

   viii. Galusha, b. 1825; d. 1825.

  24. DANIEL6 SAXTON (James5-4-3-2 George1) was born March 21,1790, and died at Concord, Erie County, New York, August 23, 1878, (l) where he had lived most of his life. He married Lucretia Chapel, born May 2, 1792, died May 21, 1867.

  Children of Daniel6 and Lucretia (Chapel) Saxton:    i. Sarah Ann, b. Feb. 9, 1815; m. Denison Blakesly.
  ii. Alma (twin), b. Aug. 21, 1818; m. ----- Pierce.
 iii. Amelia (twin), b. Aug. 21, 1818.
 iv. Jerome, b. Nov. 25, 1822.
  v. Jane, b. Oct. 5, 1825; m. George Damon.
 vi. James, b. Apr. 25, 1830; m. Caroline Booth.

   (k) Information regarding this family furnished by Howard H.. Saxton, Washington. D. C., a great grandson of Asa 6 Saxton.
   (l) Information regarding this family furnished by Mrs. F. L. Graham, Jamestown, N. Y., a great grand-daughter of Daniel6 Saxton.


  25. ISAAC6 SAXTON (Henry5 James4-3-2 George1 ) was born September 1, 1792 and died at Brewerton, New York, September 28, 1882. He married, first, at De Witt, New York, November 10, 1817, Gettie Gates, who was born at Sharon, New York, August 5, 1798, and died at Memphis, New York, March 31, 1845. He later removed to Ohio. Isaac Saxton married, secondly, Mrs. Mica Van Orlinda.   Children of Isaac6 and Gettie (Gates) Saxton:     i. Jane, b. Sept. 18, 1818; d. Dec. 23, ----, at Fulton, N. Y.; m. first, John Williams,
   who d. at Baldwinsville, N. Y., 1859, m. secondly, Lewis Bush.
   ii. Mary Abrigail, b. Aug. 7, 1820; d. 1838.

     iii. Noble, b. Jan. 26, 1823; d. 1841.   iv. Henry, b. Feb. 26, 1825.
   v. Charles, b. July 10, 1827.
  vi. Rosemond, b. Dec. 23, 1829.
 vii. Emily, b. 1831; d. Jan. 16, 1832.
viii. Mary (Polly), b. Oct. 1, 1833; m., first, 1862, Henry Johnson Safford, who died in 1865;
   m., secondly, Philander Hodge Wandell; living at Oswego Falls, N. Y., 1907.
  ix. Electa, b. 1836; d. 1854.
   x. Gates, b. June 6, 1840.

(Note: following text is single spaced in the original)

  P. 32. William 6 Saxton (Alanson 5 James4-3-2 George1 ) resided for many years at Dunkirk, New York. He had a daughter Helen. He may have been the William Saxton who was sheriff of Chautanqua County in 1835. (d)

  P. 32. Diadama 6 Saxton (Alanson 5 James4-3-2 George1) married, 1803, probably at Windham, New York, Philetus Reynolds, who was born at Stockbridge, Massachusetts, April 25, 1776. They removed from Windham in 1816, and later lived at Dunkirk, New York.(d) Children (surname Reynolds), Calvin, Luther, Annis.

  P. 32. Agnes6 Saxton (Alanson 5 James4-3-2 George1) was probably the daughter of Alanson Saxton who married Sanford Hunt, and whose son, Washington Hunt, born at Windham, New York, became a prominent attorney and lived at Lockport, New York. Washington Hunt was a member of Congress, 1843-1849; governor of New York, 1850-1852; declined the democratic nomination for Vice President in 1860.(d)

  P. 32. Rebecca6 Saxton (Alanson5 James4-3-2 George1) married Aaron Barney, Windham, New York. (d)

  P. 32. James6 Saxton (Alanson 5 James4-3-2 George1) married Orpha (Ford) Saxton, widow of his brother, Alanson 6 Saxton. (d)

  P. 32. Alanson6 Saxton (Alanson 5 James4-3-2 George1) married Orpha Ford. In 1820 he was appointed lieutenant in the 116th infantry, New York State Militia. (d)

  P. 32. Susan6 Saxton (Alanson 5 James4-3-2 George1). Her husband, Calvin Ford, was deacon of the Baptist Church at Akron, Erie County, New York, for 45 years. (d) Children (surname Ford), (m) Adonijah, Deidamia, Caroline, and Hilon, born June 26, 1824.

  P. 33, 1. 9. Frederick 6 Saxton (Ebenezer 5 James4-3-2 George1) was drowned when about 23 years of age and left no descendants.

  P. 33, 1. 20. 1781 (not 1871).

   (m) This list of children furnished by Mrs. George A. Wallace, Buffalo, N. Y.


  P. 34. John Z.6 Saxton (James5-4-3-2 George1) removed from Fredonia, Chautauqua County, New York, in 1840 to Wiota, La Fayette County, Wisconsin, then known as Hamilton's Diggings. In 1842 he moved to Belvidere, Illinois, and in 1848 to Argyle, La Fayette County, Wisconsin. Here he built the first house in the village, was Chairman of the town, and in 1851 was one of the organizers of the Argyle Baptist Church. He married, first, Mary Akin, who died May 26, 1862, aged 68 years, 7 months, and 14 days. He married, secondly, in 1862, Mrs. Mary (Ferguson) La Follette, mother of the late Senator, Robert M. La Follette. John Z. Saxton had no children but he and his first wife adopted and reared several. (n)

  P. 49. Horace5 Saxton (Frederick4 James3-2 George1) was born July 13, 1779 (not July 17.) He married, first, Caby Smith; secondly, Olive Hall. Caby Smith was the mother of at least the first two children.

  Children of Horace Saxton: (o)    i. Frederick, b. Mar. 22, 1802; d. Sept. 9, 1828.

     ii. George, (not Horace) b. Mar. 22, 1805.  iii. Lucinda, b. July 24, 1813; d. Jan. 1, 1838.

    iv. Marion b. Aug. 8 1821, d. Mar. 21 1823.   v. Horace b. Jan. 25 1826; d. Dec. 30, 1855:

   (n) Information regarding this family furnished by Hon. Robert M. La Follette, Jr., Madison, Wis.
   (o) A list of the children of Horace5 Saxton was sent to Frank S. Saxton, Blissfield, Mich., Sept. 5, 1920, by Horace F. Saxton, Shelborn, Vt., a grandson, then 70 years of age.



This Bible, date of publication 1843, is now in possession of Mrs. Sarah C. Shattuck, Pontiac, Michigan. The record was copied for General Richardson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution by Mrs. Edward V. Howlet, Pontiac, Michigan.


Alfred Shattuck and Sarah V. Collyer married May 28th 1820
Rosamond C. Shattuck and Wm Hinsd---- married Sep. 19th 1852.


Alfred Shattuck Born August 15th 1794.*
Sarah V. Collyer Born November 22nd 1799


Franklin Scott


Sept 17 [or 14] 1821

Rosamond Chloe


Nov. 7th 1822

Samuel Collyer


Feb 24th 1824

Dewitt Clinton


Aug. 6th 1825

Alfred Joel


Nov. 14th 1826

Gilbert Marcus


May 9th 1828

Sarah Elizabeth


Feb 24th 1830

Harriet Caroline


Jan. 1st 1832

William Mortimer


Apr. 24th 1834

Lucius Lemotte


Nov. 7th 1836

Fletcher Haight


Sept 1st 1838

Ellen Augusta


Feb 1st 1843

   * This is undoubtedly Alfred, son of Joseph and Chloe (Scott) Shattuck, bp. Aug. 11, 1794. George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Vol. II, p. 291. See also D. A. R. Lineage Book, LXXXVIII, p. 64: LXXXIX, p. 308.





  Alfred Shattuck Died August 13th 1847 Aged 53 years


Harriet Caroline


May 23rd 1832 aged 4 months 21 days

Fletcher Haight


Dec. 11th 1838 aged 3 m. 11 d.

Samuel Collyer


Nov. 3d 1850 Aged 26y. 8 m. 19 d.


This Bible, date of publication 1825, is now in possession of Mrs. Sarah C. Shattuck, Pontiac, Michigan. The names of Stephen Haight Collyer, Elizabeth Collyer, and Joel Collyer are written on the fly-leaf of the Bible. The record was copied for General Richardson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution by Mrs. Edward V. Howlett

Joel Collyer born december 13th 1776
Elizabeth Haight born May 17th 1782 they were married ý november 4th 1798.

Sarah V. Collyer born november 22nd 1799

Stephen H. Collyer born January 19, 1800 [sic]

Isaac A. Collyer born February 22, 1802

Samuel H. [or N.] Collyer born august 19, 1805

Joel A. Collyer born January 23, 1809

Fletcher H. Collyer born august 27th 1812

Harriet P. [?] Collyer born April 4th 1815

Charles P. [?] Collyer born august 29th 1823

Joel Collyer departed this life July 28th 1829 aged 50 years [poem follows]

Fletcher H. Collyer departed this life September 2d 1837 aged 24 years [poem follows]

Elizabeth Collyer departed this life August 5th 1850

Charles P. Collyer departed this life October 1850.



These records were copied from an ancient recipe book for General Richardson Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, by Mrs. Edward V. Howlett. On the inside cover is a business transaction dated Boston, June 17, 1777.

James Culver born, July the 5, 1755

Adoeryetta Dubois born January the 25. 1761

James Culver and Adoeryetta Culver was married June the 9. 1782.

Mary Culver born September the 5, 1783

Sarah Culver Born September the 15, 1875

Samuel Culver Born ---- 19. 1787

Peter and John Culver Born August the 6, 1790

Cornelius D. Culver born November the 10, 1792.

Catherine Culver born September the 4 ----

Harriet C. DGarmo the daughter of John and Sarah Dgarmo was Born August the 17. 1808

   Ý Excerpts from obituary notice [Plymouth, Mich,] "Died on Mon. A. M. Sept. 13th, Mrs. Sarah Collyer Shattuck ae. 87 of Plymouth's pioneers ........ Born near Albany on the Hudson 11-22-1799, m. 5-28-1820 to Alfred Shattuck whose birthplace was Deerfield, Mass. They came to Plymouth in June, 1832.
   ý William R. Cutter - Genealogy and Family History of Western New York - Vol. II,p. 723.


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