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George Babcock and his wife, Sarah, must have been among the
settlers in Hopewell. According to Mrs. Fred Benham, the druggist's
Canandaigua(she was Mary Babcock; the George
Babcock home was on Sect. 47 but across from the Cemetery. He may have
that house for it is old. Mrs. Benham was a great-grand-daughter of
told me that the farm
extended across the road originally, and that George Babcock gave that
his farm for the church and cemetery. I think that if we had the 1st
book we would find George Babcock and his family among the charter
that First Presbyterian Church of Hopewell. He was always called Deacon
They came from Stonington, Conn. and it seems
that most of their
children were born there. Lemuel,1772-1830; Williarn; Susannah,
George; Oliver, 1794-1884; and two other daughters.
Lemuel Babcock, B-in Stonington June 10,1772,
married Lucy Ann Sawyer of
William Babcock lived on the cross road
curving around off the turnpike
to the Hopewell Center Rd. and
Gheen place. He probably built that house, on the south side of the
wife was Julia and they had 15 children. Three of them are buried in
cemetery. About 1836 they moved to
Susannah Babcock married Daniel Gates,
Jr.(Captain) He died in 1812 at
the age of 41. She later married
Augustus Torry. 1778-1858.
Oliver Babcock, B-Mch.14, 1794,
D-Jan.24,1884. M-Hannah Levalley, dau.
of Holden Levalley (See Richard Leva1ley, Cem.Lot 3l) B-l794-D-l853. M-Feb. 15,1818.Their children (1) Pliny 1819-1858. M-Frances Averill in 1850. They moved on to Michigan. (2) Charles Thomas who M-Nancy Wier. Their dau. was Mary Babcock Benham. She had a brother Frank Babcock. (3)Emma Olivia Babcock 1837. Then there were 4 more; Holden, Mary, Harriet and Hannah, all of these died young and are buried on Lot 21.
I do not have the names of the two other
daughters of Deacon George
Babcock, but one married Major
Miller and they went to live near Buffalo. The other girl married
Deacon George Babcock was a soldier in the
Revolutionary Army, and the
marker at his grave was placed
the S.A.R. of Rochester, N.Y. with a service attended by quite a
Rochester and Canandaigua. I think a notice of the event is with the
I am not sure but that Mrs. Tuttle, Ruth Tuttle1s mother, was a daughter of Jonas Bennett.
I believe that Thomas H. Bennett, an attorney in Canandaigua, was son of Jonas Bennett. Martha and Tim Bennett, girls in high school with me , were granddaught6rs. I may not have the relationship quite right, but these all belonged to this Jonas and Thomas Bennett family.
103. He was a
soldier in the Rev. War.
He was a
soldier in the Rev. War.
Lot 39. stones are gone.
stones are gone.
B. Bancroft. born
Age 47 yrs.7 mos.17 dys.
his wife. born 1817
Age 45 yrs.8 mos.13 dys.
The Bancrofts lived on the Miles Road.
The Bancrofts lived on the Miles Road.According to Sarah Gardner and also D.W.Cone(Cude) Spence & Ann Bancroft were the parents of Spencer Sutherland's 1st wife. After they died this daughter went to live with the Woods at Flint Creek. Someway she gained a good education and became a teacher. Her brother Pitt, went to live with Pitt May, on the Turnpike near the Cemetery. From the name he could have been an uncle. Another brother was Frank who lived on the Middle Cheshire Rd.(Lived on Miles Rd.)
From a paper clipping : "Pitt M. Bancroft, aged 75, retired Cheshire farmer, died at his home 1833 after a short illness. Beside his wife he leaves three daughters and two sons. Mrs. Grace Patchin and Mrs. Clarence Bancroft of Canandaigua. Mr. Bancroft was buried in Pike Bank Cemetery, Cheshire."
Cem. Lot 17
Susan, wife of Philo Bates d. 1829 age 30
Frances," " " " d. 1836 " 26
George," " " " d. 1835 " 2
Philo Bates ex. Dec. 11, 1831 Dis. Sept. 3, 1836.
Frances Bates " " " " " (died) June 19.
Harriet " " Sept. 3, 1836.
Lucy " By letter July 6, 1867
Naomi " " March 2, 1834
George P. child of Brother and Sister Bates, bapt. June 29, 1833
William Stephan, " " " " " " " Sept. 12, 1835
Frances Bethiah, " " " " " " " " 17, 1836
Naomi Bates went to live in Chapinville, NY. page 72 of
Philo Bates and daughter dismissed.
Lucy Bates from Congregational Church, Fairport, NY.
Philo Bates lived on Sect. 21, and built the house still
One of his daughters was Olive, who married a Follett and they went
Cern. Lot 50.
David W. Beech. B-1796. D-Apr. 3,1889.
Eliza his wife B-l797.D-July 23,1886.
Olive Beech Ex. Apr. 27, 1831.
David W. Beech was B- 1796 in Conn. and came to Township Lot No. 42 in 1819. He M-Eliza 0 Murray, daughter of Elijah and Mary Murray, pioneer settlers on same Sect. David 1796-1889 and Eliza 1797-1886 had three children, Lucy Ann Beech 1817-1909 who married Hiram Depew 1814-1879. They had but one child Inez (See Cem. Lot Depew) (2)Laviah A. Beech 1820-1881 who married James W. Case 1815-1866 (See Gem. Lot 98)(3) Ednah C. Beech 1822-1890 who married James L. Cone 1822-1901. (See Cem. Lot 87)
David W. Beech later bought a farm on Sect. 40 and may have built the house still there, and was later known as the Win Cone place.
Aunt Lucy Depew was for many years a widow and lived on the place north of the railroad, Sect. 44 across from the D.W.Cone place. Her house was nice in those days, at least so it seemed to me, and I often went there. She later lived in Canandaigua.
James W. Case and Lavina Beech had three children, James G. who D- 1858. Hiram D. 1814-1814. and Hiram who married Jane Andrews, the mother of Margaret McCabe, of Howell Street, Canandaigua.
Ednah C.Beech and James L. Cone had four children, Alice Belle, who died young. James who died in 1862. David W. (Cude) the father of Edna and Joy Cone(Edna Griffin and Joy Salisbury) and Winfield Cone 1846-1920. he married Josephine Mitchell l851-1930, and their two children were Maude Cone Newton and Harriet Cone Fuller. Maude is the mother of Howard Newton.
AZOR BELDIN. (Belding)
Cem. Lot 39.
Lavina Beldin,dau. of Azor & Lavina Beldin.D-Jan.10,1833 Age 22 yrs.
Betsey Beldin, “ “ “ “ D-May 8, 1827. Age 21 yrs.
Clarissa Beldin “ “ “ “ “ D-June 24,1827. .. 19 yrs.
William A. Beldin,son of Bettey Beldin.D-Aug. 14,1827. Age 2 yrs.
William D. Beldin, .. ..Azor & Lavina D-May 15, 1823. .. 13 mos.
Lydia Beldin, dau. of .. & Bettey.D-Sept.ll, 1818. ..13 mos.
Cern. Lot 31.
Amelia Belding,consort of Silas Belding. D-Aug. 14,1825.
age 36 years,10 mos. 11 dys. and buried with her Infant son, of Silas & Amelia.
Cem. Lot 50.
Samuel Bennett. D-Apr 7, 1875 Age 75
Martha, his wife D 1879 " 71
Jonas Bennett Ex. & Bap. Jan 13, 1833, Adult
James Bennett married Susannah Reznor, B-1806, dau. of Hugh Reznor,
1772-1808, and Polly Reznor.
They had two sons, Columbus and Elmer, both went to Michigan.
Cern. Lot 101.
Nathan H. son of Silas & Lydia Biggs of D-Aug.1,l820.Age 4yrs
Cem. Lot 12.
Joseph Birdseye, Esq. B-1767- D~Aug.14, l805. 38 yrs
Hannah, his wife B-l775- D-April 27, l82l. 46 yrs
Betsey Birdseye, dau. of
Joseph and Hannah. D-Oct.5, 1805. 7 yrs 7 mo.
Ezekiel Birdseye, son of
Joseph and Hannah D-May 1, 1875. 74 yrs 5 mo 15 days.
Lydia, lst wife of Ezekiel. D-Aug.3, 1832. 29 yrs.
Mary, dau. of Ezekiel & Lydia. D-Sept.13, 1832. 5 yrs.
Lydia, Baby near birth. D-1832 Aug.24 2 mo. 10 days
Martha,2nd wife of Ezekiel D-1872. May, 16 65 yrs
Harvey, son of Martha & Ezekiel- D-1909. July 11 68 yrs 2 mo.
Gould, son of Martha & Ezekiel- D-1904.
May 17. 67 yrs 1 mo 17 days.
Hannah, son(?) of Lydia & Ezekiel- D-1898. Oct. 1. 74 yrs 4 mo 18 days.
Cem. Lot 10.
Joseph Birdseye. D- Apr. 7, 1910 Age 76 yrs.7 mos.9d.
Candice O. wife of D-Apr. 23, 1924. Age 80 yrs.l0 mos.18 ds
Infant son, of Joseph & Candice D-1878 Age 9 mos.
Cem. lot l4.
James Birdseye D-Feb. 22, 1835. Age 59 yrs.
Phebe, his wife D-Sept.11, 1856. Age 82 yrs.
Charlse, son of D-May 1804. Age 5 yrs.
James R. Birdseye. B-Nov.4, 1806. D-Feb.3, 1890
Ann Mariie Van Buskirk, his wife B-1817. D-Mch.l, 1840.
James V. son of James D-Sept. 30, 1845. Age 6 yrs.
Maria Birdseye. Ex. May 4, 1838 Died Mch.1,1840.
Joseph Birdseye 1767-1805 came to Ont. Co. with Hannah (Curtis) his wife in 1797 and settled on Sect. 46. James Birdseye, his younger brother also came at that time with his young wife, Phebe Phelps. They also settled on the same Sect. They came from Stratford, Conn. This pioneer Joseph built the present house known as the Jo Birdseye place and now owned by Emmett Finagan, Jr. James, the brother, lived on what we know as the Pollok place. That family later went to Ohio. One daughter of Jarnes R. married the father of Stephen Bert Merritt, living at Prattsburg, N.Y.
Cern. Lot 26.
Elder William Bodman. D-May 9,1821. Age 49 yrs.
Abigail, his wife D-Jan. 9,1806. Age 26 yrs.
Betsey, .. .. D
Artimus, son of William & Betsey. D-Sept.26, 1818. Age 18 years.
Elizabeth,dau. Of “ “ D-July 23,1850. Age 28 ..~
I think this family 1ived..in the red house which stood across the road from the Win Cone place, on Sect. 40.(old House 1798)
Cern. Lot 52.
AARON BRADT. D. Feb 21 1860
Angelica, his wife d. Jan 18 1854
Infant son d. 5 oct 1826 at 5 days
William E. son of d. Mch 16 1828 at 5 mo.
Hannah(?) Bradt. Baptized 1861(?)
Mrs. Hannah Bradt from Cong. ch. Reeds
Mrs. Jeremiah Bradt to Pres. ch. Geneva.
Was the wife of John Corson(Son of Derrik
& Charity) the Nancy Bradt of this family?
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