Last updated 14 March 2004


        The following is a combined index to every name that appears in chapters and segments covering the Town of Hounsfield, Jefferson County, New York, in the books listed below. In total, the index contains more than 6,625 references from nine books to over 5,550 people with more than 1,500 surnames.

        All women in the index are listed under both their maiden and married names whenever possible.

        A name in this index underlined in orange is linked to a portrait of that person, which can be found on the Jefferson County NY Pioneer Portraits Project website.

        You can use the page numbers in this index to order photocopies of the actual pages of the book from your local library. If your local library doesn't have the book, order copies from: Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St., Watertown, NY 13601.

        Feel free to print out this index for use in the course of your personal research, however, please note the copyright restrictions explained at the end of this page.

Sources Included in the Index
BRN Brennan, Robert E. and Jeannie I. Images of America: Sackets Harbor. Charleston, SC: Arcadia, 2000. 128pp, illus.
  Gazetteer of Jefferson County, NY 1684-1890. Compiled and published by Hamilton Child. Horton, William H. (editor). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse Journal Co., 1890. 887pp + 345pp, illus.
Business Directory segment
Family Sketches segment
Town History segment
EME Emerson, Edgar C. Our County and Its People: A Descriptive Work on Jefferson County, New York. Boston: Boston History Co., 1898. 936pp + 318pp, illus. [read pp. 629-660 online]
EVR Durant, Samuel W. and Henry B. Peirce. History of Jefferson County, New York, With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co., 1878. 593pp, illus.
HAD Haddock, Jonathan A. The Growth of a Century: As Illustrated in the History of Jefferson County, New York, From 1793 to 1894. Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., 1894. 832pp, illus.
HGH Hough, Franklin B. A History of Jefferson County in the State of New York, From the Earliest Period to the Present. Watertown: Sterling & Riddell, 1854. Reprint. Boise: The Family Tree. 601pp, illus. [read pp. 171-189 online]
HNR Heiner, Gordon G., Jr. From Saints to Red Legs: Madison Barracks—The History of a Border Post. Watertown, NY: A. W. Munk & Co. Press, ca. 1937. 80pp., illus.
ILL Historical Sackets Harbor and Madison Barracks. Foreward by Maude P. Illingworth, Librarian. Watertown, NY: Pettit & Munk, 1928. 16pp, illus.
SUL Sullivan, Michael D. Harbor Walk: A Guide to the History & Architecture of the Sackets Harbor Heritage Area and the Town of Houndsfield, New York. Sackets Harbor, NY: Sackets Harbor Historical Society, 2000. 38pp, illus.


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© 2004, Mark A. Wentling. This index is the original creative work of the author and may not be reproduced or republished in printed or electronic form without the author's prior written permission.