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Cem. Lot No. 20.
age 54 yrs.6 mos.
Ont. Co. History:
22--at first town election of officers Jason Angel was made
Church Records: (Hopewell Pres. Ch.)
Angel-examined ( for membership) Apr.30,1831 Dismissed June 10,1838.
Angel-examined Dec.8,1831.Disrnissed June 10,1838.
Angel-examined Dec.8,1831. Disrnissed June 10,1838.
Angel examined Dec.8,1831. Disrnissed Dec.31,1836.
Mary Angel .. " 13,1833. ..
Angel .. " 13,1833. ..
Angel-Baptised May 1, 1831--Adult.
Mary Angel- .. ...
Angel- .. ..
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More Church Records:
Angel went to Ohio.
family of Angels lived on what was later the Kimble place, on the
Sect. 43. In studying these records, one might place Jenekes Angel as
pioneer father, who died in Hopewell. Caroline may have been his wife
their son. Mrs. Mary Angel may have been Jason's wife. Hannah and
have been man and wife but this is all guess work. Anyway the
family all went
to church and moved on to Ohio around 1838.
Cem. Lot NO.46.
Elisha Arnold-D-Aug.13,1845. Age 69 yrs. B-1776.
Patience, his wife,D-Aug.28,1854. Age 70 yrs. B-1784.
Dau. of. D-Aug.2,1827. Age 23 yrs.
dau. of. D-July 16,1837. Age 21 years.
wife of Welcome Arnold, D-July 18,1876, age 58 yrs.
H. dau. of ..
B-Apr.4.1854. D-May 5,1884.
sister of Susie and wife of David W.
James Cone's Lot No. 87.
0. son of F.W. & E.E. Arnold. B-Dec.6,1879.D-Aug.l5,l882.
Arnold-Examined (for rnembership)Dec.8,1831.Dis.1850.
Jan.13,1833. Dismissed July 16,1837.
May 1838. Dis.
Arnold-Baptised Jan. 1,1832.. Adult.
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Patience .. ..
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The Arnold place was on Sect. 47 across from the school house.
I think some of the family were still there when I was a small girl.
these records show, the first wife of Joy Cone Salisbury's father,
David W. Cane(Cude) was Kate Arnold. I dimly remember her.
died at the age of 36, in 1886,
James Cone Lot.
William Pollok, the grandfather of Bob Pollok, and his wife who was a
sister of Jason's Gates wife Jennie Kipp, went there later to live, and
may have bought the farm of the Arnolds. I do not know where the
George Babcock and his wife, Sarah, must have
been among the very early
settlers in Hopewell. According to Mrs. Fred
Benham, the druggist's wife in
Canandaigua (she was Mary Babcock) the George Babcock home was on
47 but across from the Cemetery. He may have built that house for it is old. Mrs. Benham was a great-grand
George. She told me that
the farm extended across the road
originally and that George Babcock gave the
land for the church and the burying
He was known as Deacon George.
They came to Ont. Co. from Stonington, Conn.
and some, if not all, of When the stage
coaches began to run they
their children were born there. At least, Lemuel who appears to have been
the eldest 1772-1830 was born in Stonington. His wife was Lucy Ann
Sawyer of Partridgeville, N.Y. and they lived at one time on what was
later the Gardner farm, across from the Birdseye place, on the west.
Nancy Birdseye, dau. of the pioneer Jos. Birdseye, married Lyman
Babcock, who may have been their son, for that was also their home
before they went to Ohio.
kept one of the toll gates there.
When the stage
coaches began to run they
William Babcock, another son of Dea. George
and Sarah, went to live on
Sect 43, on the cross road which curves around to the Hopewell Center
Road and probably built the house there, the one on the south side of the
road beyond the Gheen place. That family went to Michigan about 1836
and had 15 children. Three of these are buried in the old cemetery--Seymour,
Alonson and S--.
Oliver Babcock, another son
Dea. George, lived on this farm when
I was a small girl. His wife was Hannah Levalley, dau. of Holden Lavalley.
Cem. Lot No. 31 was owned by Richard Levalley 1784-1813, a brother
of Hannah. Oliver had seven children, Pliny 1819-1858; Chas. Thomas,
whose wife was Nancy Wier, the mother and father of Mary Babcock
(Mrs. Fred Benham). They lived on Chapin Street, and she came a few
times to our Cemetery Meetings before her death. Oliver's other children
were Emma, B-1837; Holden,1824-1825; Mary, 1826-1848; Harriet 1835-1850; Hannah 1832-1859. All but Chas. and Emma are buried in
the old Cemetery.
Susannah Babcock married Daniel Gates,Jr.
With his death she married
the 2nd time Dr. Torry 1778-1858. Susannah was B-1777.D-1856.
George Babcock, the youngest child of Deacon
Geo. Babcock, MMary
Gates, dau. of Capt. Daniel Gates, Green Co. N.Y.
There are three Babcock lots, Nos.21,23, 60.
The tomb-stone records
No.l:Dea. George Babcock. D-Mch.18,1816-Age
67 years. Rev. Soldier.
Sarah,his wife. D-Nov. 2,1820. Age 69 years.
Oliver Babcock.D-Jan. 24,1884. Age 95 yrs.8 mos.
Hannah (Levalley) his wife. D-Mch.20,1853. Age 59 years.
Holden, their son. D- 1825. Age 1 yr.
Mary, their dau. D.-Oct.15,1848. Age 22 years.
Harriet, .. .. D-Aug.3,1850. Age 15 years.
Hannah Eliza, Dau. D-Feb.21,1859. Age 27 years.
Lot No.23:Pliny Babcock. D-Apr.10,1858. Age
Lot No.60:Alonson Babcock. D-Sept.14,1831. Age 25 years.
S--- .. D-Aug.27,1826.Age 13 yrs.
Seymour .. D-dec.7,1829. Age 22 yrs.
three boys are the sons of William & Julia Babcock) Names
found in Ont. Co Records,of 1796-97 Lemuel,George,Isaiah, William
Babcock. Records also state that Oliver Babcock owned both
Sect. 43 & 44.
This is repetitious but is in the records this
This is repetitious but is in the records this way.
D-Nov. 2, 1820. .. 69
D-Jan. 24,1884. Age 93 yrs. 8 mo.
D-Mch 20, 1853. ..
Mary dau. ..
D-Oct.15,1848. Age 22 yrs.
Lot No. 23
Lot No. 60.
Babcock Church records:
Babcock,Elder & Deacon.Joined before 1830. Sep,.3 1836
Clerk 1830. E1der 1846.
By letter,May 5,l832.~Dis)
Joined before 1830. Died Mch.20,1853.
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.. . .. Sept. 3,1836.
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Died June 20,1835.
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Frances B. Babcock. Ex. 1852.
D. Babcock,adult, baptised Mch. 17,1833.
Jane, child of Oliver Babcock, baptised July 26,1835.
Olivia .. ..
Ont. Cty. history:
Babcock. Township Lot No. 43-44 (Cross Rd. & Ennerdale site,
.. .. 46
Babcock, also on .. .. 43. (Cross
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Hopewell Presbyterian Church Records 1830-1870