Vital Records Pertaining to the Town of Hounsfield
Extracted from the 1865 State Census of Jefferson County, New York

 
            The following three tables contain records of marriages and deaths from the 1865 state census that either occurred in the Town of Hounsfield or pertain to Hounsfield residents. These records were selected for reproduction here with the generous permission of Sheila Hoffman, who extracted them from LDS microfilm # 0895245.

            Please visit Sheila's website for a full description of the data collected for this census, as well as for additional records pertaining to Jefferson County and other New York counties.

 

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Deaths

Name
Age
Sex
Marital
Death Date
Native State/
Country
Trade/
Occup.
Cause of Death
Census Town
Alverson, Albert R
17
M
S
05/15/1865
Jefferson
Student
Brain Fever
Hounsfield #2
Bailey, Maranda
11
F
S
11/24/1864
NY
  
Typhoid Fever
Hounsfield
Bendalon, Laura
25
F
M
Dec 1864
NY
  
Consumption
Hounsfield
Bendalon, Nellie
6 mo.
F
S
Jan 1865
NY
  
Scalded
Hounsfield
Blood, Mary
82
F
M
04/18/1865
NY
  
Dropsey
Hounsfield #3
Boulton, Samuel
3 mo.
M
S
07/11/1864
NY
  
Diarrhea
Hounsfield
Burrows, Miriam
83
F
W
05/01/1865
Mass
  
Consumption
Hounsfield
Case, Sally
49
F
S
04/03/1865
NY
  
Cancer
Hounsfield
Cowton, Margaret
22
F
S
10/07/1864
NY
  
Typhoid Fever
Hounsfield
Fitzpatrick, Roseanna
30
F
S
April 1865
NY
  
Rheumatism
Hounsfield
Frink, Elias
60
M
M
02/28/1865
NY
Farmer
Ulceration of Stomach
Hounsfield
Galloway, Fannie
39
F
M
07/30/1864
NY
  
Cancer
Hounsfield
Gridner, Willie
3 mo.
M
S
09/22/1864
NY
  
Inflamation of Lungs
Hounsfield
Hadley, Samuel E
15
Black M
S
05/08/1865
NY
  
Brain Fever
Hounsfield
Holdridge, Reuben
41
M
M
08/16/1864
NY
Sailor
Consumption
Hounsfield
Hooper, Richard
49
M
M
05/17/1865
NY
Farmer
Consumption
Hounsfield #3
Hubbard, Lillie
1 mo.
F
S
10/27/1864
NY
  
Consumption
Hounsfield
Hunter, Harriet
41
F
W
01/27/1865
NY
  
Consumption
Hounsfield
Jenny, Josephet H
72
M
M
01/15/1865
NY
Blacksmith
not listed
Hounsfield #2
Knowlton, Cornelius
45
M
M
09/29/1864
NY
   
Consumption
Hounsfield
Knowlton, Sarah
78
F
M
11/09/1864
NY
   
Palsy
Hounsfield
Lammon, Levi
85
M
M
03/28/1865
Mass
Farmer
Apoplexy
Hounsfield
Linsey, Andrew
39
M
S
03/11/1865
Ireland
Carpenter
Dropsy
Hounsfield
Metcalf, Charles
48
M
S
10/13/1864
NY
Farmer
Typhoid Fever
Hounsfield
Payne, Henry
45
M
S
03/11/1865
Ireland
Farmer
Consumption
Hounsfield
Robbins, Eliza
32
F
M
03/21/1865
NY
    
Consumption
Hounsfield #3
Robbins, Sarah T
4
F
S
01/27/1865
NY
    
Brain Disease
Hounsfield
Schuyler, Abram
68
M
M
03/31/1865
NY
Landlord
Palsy
Hounsfield
Thinon, Maria
52
F
S
04/15/1865
NY
    
Rheumatism
Hounsfield
Washburn, Sara A
37
F
M
01/04/1865
Jefferson
    
Consumption
Hounsfield #2
Weight, John
69
M
M
03/10/1865
Scotland
Farmer
Heart Disease
Hounsfield
Wilder, Harriet
50
F
M
Feb 1865
not listed
    
not listed
Hounsfield
Wilson, Rueben L
72
M
M
12/11/1864
Con
Farmer
Dropsy
Hounsfield

Marriages

Bride/Groom
Age
Civil Cond
Groom/Bride
Age
Civil Cond
Date
City or Town
where married
Clergy or Justice
Census Town
Benjamin, Anson
30
S
Colnon, Mary G
27
S
03/22/1865
Hounsfield
Presb
Hounsfield #3
Case, Mary
20
S
Westcott, James
27
S
07/18/1864
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Colnon, Mary G
27
S
Benjamin, Anson
30
S
03/22/1865
Hounsfield
Presb
Hounsfield #3
Cronk, Mary
24
S
Eldridge, George
22
W
05/27/1865
Hounsfield
JP
Hounsfield #2
Ebben, Sarah
20
S
Everett, Nathan
21
S
March 1865
Sackets Harbor
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Eldridge, George
22
W
Cronk, Mary
24
S
05/27/1865
Hounsfield
JP
Hounsfield #2
Everett, Nathan
21
S
Ebben, Sarah
20
S
March 1865
Sackets Harbor
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Frink, George E
21
S
Patrick, Mary
24
S
01/22/1865
Sackets Harbor
Bap
Hounsfield #1
Fuller, Stephen
45
S
Keech, Caroline Thurstin
36
W
03/03/1865
Lyme
Clergy
Hounsfield #1
Godfrey, Ralph
26
S
Stoodly, Jenny
25
S
Dec 1864
Hounsfield
Meth
Hounsfield #2
Harrington, Gustavus
27
S
Visger, Charlotte
26
S
09/25/1864
Sacketts Harbor
Clergy
Rodman
Hollins, Michael
25
S
Perry, Mary R
20
S
12/26/1864
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Keech, Caroline Thurstin
36
W
Fuller, Stephen
45
S
03/03/1865
Lyme
Clergy
Hounsfield #1
Kenyon, Henry
24
S
Smith, Esetta
21
S
01/08/1865
Hounsfield
Universalist
Hounsfield #2
Lee, Roswell P
30
M
Mayhew, Henriett
19
S
10/06/1864
Sacketts Harbor
illegible
Lyme #3
Markcomb, Emma
16
S
Westcott, Asahel
22
S
09/12/1864
Hounsfield
Epis
Hounsfield #1
Mayhew, Henriett
19
S
Lee, Roswell P
30
M
10/06/1864
Sacketts Harbor
illegible
Lyme #3
Mayhew, Mary
24
S
McKee, Hiram
23
S
12/27/1864
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
McKee, Hiram
23
S
Mayhew, Mary
24
S
12/27/1864
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
McNair, Elizabeth
20
S
Stokes, Robert
22
S
09/02/1864
Sacketts Harbor
Meth
Henderson
Muldoon, Mrs (illegible)
28
W
Root, Lemuel
20
S
03/02/1865
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Patrick, Mary
24
S
Frink, George E
21
S
01/22/1865
Sackets Harbor
Bap
Hounsfield #1
Perry, Mary R
20
S
Hollins, Michael
25
S
12/26/1864
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Richardson, Bradley
29
S
Beardsley, May E
32
S
03/01/1865
Adams
Bap
Hounsfield #1
Root, Lemuel
20
S
Muldoon, Mrs (illegible)
28
W
03/02/1865
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1
Smith, Esetta
21
S
Kenyon, Henry
24
S
01/08/1865
Hounsfield
Universalist
Hounsfield #2
Stokes, Robert
22
S
McNair, Elizabeth
20
S
09/02/1864
Sacketts Harbor
Meth
Henderson
Stoodly, Jenny
25
S
Godfrey, Ralph
26
S
Dec 1864
Hounsfield
Meth
Hounsfield #2
Visger, Charlotte
26
S
Harrington, Gustavus
27
S
09/25/1864
Sacketts Harbor
Clergy
Rodman
Westcott, Asahel
22
S
Markcomb, Emma
16
S
09/12/1864
Hounsfield
Epis
Hounsfield #1
Westcott, James
27
S
Case, Mary
20
S
07/18/1864
Watertown
Meth
Hounsfield #1

Civil War Veteran Deaths

Deceased Veteran
Age at Death
Civil
Date Entered Service
Regiment at Death
Rank at Death
Date of Death
Place of Death
Burial Place
Cause of Death
Comment / Survivors
Census Town
Allen, Fayette
19
S
09/01/1862
10
Private
07/09/1864
Falmouth, VA
Falmouth, VA
sickness
1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Ausroun, Clark T
20
S
09/12/1862
10 HA
Private
08/21/1863
Washington DC
Hounsfield, NY
sickness
1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Baldwin, Stephen
28
M
Feb 1863
not listed
not listed
Jun 1864
Harts Island
Harts Island
sickness
widow, 2 minor children
Hounsfield
Bass, William
44
S
09/12/1862
10
Private
04/02/1865
P Rock Hospital
P Rock Hospital
wounds
1 dependant parent
Hounsfield
Bennett, Irvin
15
S
04/01/1864
152 Inf
Private
07/12/1865
New York City
New York City
Typhoid Fever
no remarks
Hounsfield #2
Biggers, George
22
S
Sep 1864
94
Private
62
not listed
not listed
died while POW
1 parent
Hounsfield
Clonch, Samuel
19
S
Aug 1863
10
Corporal
11/07/1864
Winchester, VA
has ditto marks for ?
(Sacketts Harbor NY?)
not listed
left 1 parent
Hounsfield
Cummins, David
47
M
08/04/1864
10
Private
07/20/1864
Hampton Hospital
Hampton, VA
sickness
widow, 1 minor child
Hounsfield
Dennison, Elisha E
43
S
Sep 1862
163
Corporal
08/24/1863
Baton Rouge
not listed
Drowned
left 1 parent
Hounsfield
Field, Joseph
24
S
08/22/1864
186
Corporal
04/02/1865
Petersburg, VA
not listed
killed in battle
1 parent
Hounsfield
Howe, Anthony
21
S
01/04/1864
18
Private
03/31/1865
Cape Hateras
not listed
not listed
left 1 parent
Hounsfield
Ketchum, Rolley
21
S
Aug 1862
10 Art/
111 NY
Private
08/06/1864
Petersburg, VA
Petersburg, VA
sickness
1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Livermon, Louis
44
M
12/29/1863
18
Sergeant
01/21/1865
Std Haslet, LA
New Orleans
Chronic Diarrhea
widow, 4 minor children
Hounsfield
Martin, Michael
37
M
09/01/1863
20 Cav
Private
11/16/1864
Hounsfield, NY
Brownville, NY
Intermittent Fever
widow, 2 minor children
Hounsfield #2
Martin, Reuben
28
S
Jun 1861
81 Inf
Private
12/07/1862
Yorktown, VA
Yorktown, VA
Typhoid Fever
1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Penny, Walter
17
S
02/24/1864
18 Cav
Private
07/30/1864
New Orleans
New Orleans
Typhoid Fever
1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Powers, Thomas
19
S
Feb 1864
20 Cav
Private
Oct 1864
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk, VA
sickness
1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Rogers, George
43
M
09/17/1864
186
Private
04/09/1865
Hounsfield, NY
Sackets Harbor
Consumption
widow
Hounsfield
Rowe, Guy R
24
M
Sep 1862
10
Private
04/06/1865
Brownville, NY
Brownville, NY
Fever
widow, 1 minor child
Hounsfield #2
Sanford, Lafayette
19
S
Sep 1862
10
Private
Aug 1864
not listed
not listed
sickness/ Burnt
on Gen Lyon
left no children
Hounsfield
Scouttin, David
40
S
03/17/1864
10
Private
Apr 1864
Albany, NY
Sackets Harbor
Inflamation of Lungs
left no children
Hounsfield
Spicer, David
28
M
09/12/1862
10 HA
Private
Sep 1863
Washington DC
Hounsfield, NY
sickness
widow, 1 parent
Hounsfield #2
Spicer, Erwin I
48
M
08/16/1864
186
Private
08/16/1865
Adams, NY
Hounsfield, NY
sickness
widow, 1 minor child
Hounsfield
Spicer, Freeman
39
M
09/12/1862
10 HA
Private
1863
Hounsfield, Jeff Co
Hounsfield, NY
sickness after
leaving service
widow, 2 minor children
Hounsfield #2
Spicer, Freeman
38
M
09/07/1862
10 NY Art
Private
03/06/1863
Jefferson Co, NY
Hounsfield, NY
died after leaving
service of sickness
widow, 2 minor children
Rodman
Webb, Herbert E
17
S
Oct 1864
186
Private
05/02/1865
Carver Hospital
not listed
wounds
left no children
Hounsfield
Wilever, Henry
42
not listed
01/08/1864
18 Cav
Private
10/14/1864
Hounsfield, NY
Brownville, NY
Chronic Diarrhea
widow, 7 minor children
Hounsfield #2
Wilson, Thomas J
23
S
08/16/1861
12 Cav
Sergeant
07/01/1864
Andersonville, GA
Andersonville, GA
died while a POW
left 1 dependant parent
Hounsfield #2