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Genealogy of Elleazer Baker of Dutchess County NY

T164 ELLEAZER BAKER: b. 1735; Commissary in Revolutionary War; d. 1815. T165 DAVID BAKER: b. 1775, in Dutchess County, New York. Removed to Green Co.; settled 4 miles from Hall Family; m. Elizabeth Losee, b. 1779; d. 1834. T166 AMBROSE BAKER: b. August, 1803; m. 1825 to Polly Hall; moved to Coxsackie, situated upon the west bank of the Hudson River distant 21 miles below Albany. The Location became known as the Upper or Baker’s Landing, for it was there that he built a dock of log cribbing filled with stones, brush and dirt, extending several hundred feet out from the shore so that vessels might lay in deep water whilst loading or unloading. Harvey Hall: b. 1831 in Coxsackie; m. Nellie Goodenow Sept. 8, 1869; died at Davenport, Iowa. She was born 1847; d. 1923. Edwin L.: b. April 3, 1879; m. Ruth Emily Wheeler Dec. 7, 1924; 1. 5233 Monte Vista St., Los Angeles, Calif. Howard A.: b. Oct. 16, 1875; 1. 908 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, Ga. Ta164 ELLEAZER BAKER: m. and had the following children: William: m. Sophronia -. Newton. Erastus: m. Margaret Perry in Canada. William: m. Minnie Champney; m. (2), Alice Camp; lived at Rochester, N. Y. Ina May: m. Frank Smith and had Vivian (m. George Bush) and Graig. Craig. Edward. Charles: m. Clara Deyea and had Betty; resides Rochester. Harriet: m. Craig Tebeau; m. (2), Charles Cooper. Ch.: Lewis (m. Gurnee Leeder; had Robert and Marjorie; 1. in Brooklyn, N. Y.), and Marion (m. Harley Cooper and had Harriet, Marion, Helen and Barbara; resides in Albany, N. Y.). Add.:...

Biography of Rt. Rev. Daniel Sylvester Tuttle

Rt. Rev. Daniel Sylvester Tuttle, who since 1903 has been presiding bishop of Missouri, was born in Windham, New York, January 26, 1837, a son of Daniel Bliss and Abigail Clarke (Stimpson) Tuttle. The father was born in Wallingford, Connecticut, and was a son of Charles Tuttle, a Revolutionary war soldier of the Connecticut line. Abigail C. Tuttle came of Holland ancestry. Bishop Tuttle prepared for college in Delaware Academy of New York and was graduated from Columbia College of New York city with the class of 1857. In early manhood he took up the profession of teaching and was thus identified with Columbia College Grammar School for a year, while later he served for a year as a private tutor in New York city. Preparing for the ministry, he was graduated from the General Theological Seminary of New York city with the class of 1862 and in the same year was ordained a deacon of the Protestant Episcopal church, while in 1863 he was ordained to the priesthood. In 1862 he became pastor of Zion church at Morris, New York, where he labored until 1867. From Columbia University he has received the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Doctor of Sacred Theology. In 1867 he transferred his labors from the Atlantic coast to the far west, being consecrated bishop of Montana, Idaho and Utah on the 1st day of May, 1867. He remained in that office for nineteen years and on the 1st of September, 1886, was elected bishop of Missouri, thus continuing until 1903, when he became presiding bishop of the state and has...

Biography of Henry Peck

The first settler of the city of Malad was Henry Peck, who, in the year 1864, came to Oneida county and established his home upon the present site of the county seat. For many years he was prominently identified with the development and progress of the county, and his name is inseparably associated with the advancement, which has wrought a great transformation here, making the once wild region a fertile section of fine farms and pleasant homes. Mr. Peck was born in Greene County, New York, February 26, 1823, and was a representative of one of the old families of the Empire state, his parents being Charles and Sarah (Gosley) Peck. He was reared to manhood in New York, and having arrived at years of maturity was there married, in October, 1845, to Miss Julia E. North, a native of Connecticut and a daughter of Jonathan and Rachel (Bissell) North. Seven children were born to them ere they removed from New York to Nebraska, in the year 1857. For six years Henry Peck engaged in farming in that state and then went with his family to Farmington, Utah, whence he came to Malad the following year. This country had not then been surveyed, and he secured a squatter’s claim of one hundred and sixty acres, upon which he built a little log cabin, becoming the pioneer settler of the town. From that time until his death he was an active factor in the movements which have led to the upbuilding and improvement of this section of the state. When Mr. and Mrs. Peck came to Idaho they brought with...

Biography of Charles W. Green

Charles W. Green, a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, since March, 1893, was born in Grcene County, New York, July 1, 1868, son of Charles and Avesta (Wright) Green. His father was a farmer and a veteran of the Union army. He was educated in public schools, in Greenville Academy and Eastman’s Business College. After some experience as a grocery clerk and in real estate and insurance lines he went west in 1891 to Colorado, was connected two years with a smelting company, and on coming to Argentine, now part of Kansas City, Kansas, had charge of the copper department of the Consolidated Kansas Smelting and Refining Company until June, 1895. Later he was in the retail business. In 1907 he became vice president of the First State Bank of Argentine, and since January 1, 1911, had been its president. He had been president of the Clearing House Association of Kansas City, Kansas, and was the founder and until 1910 secretary and treasurer and is now president of the Argentine Building & Loan Association. Mr. Green served as alderman and mayor of Argentine, afterward represented Argentine as alderman of the seventh ward of Kansas City, Kansas, and was one of the first commissioners under the commission form of government in April, 1910. In 1913 he was elected mayor and re-elected in 1915. Mr. Green was a delegate to the Baltimore Democratic Convention of 1912. He is married and had a wife and one...

Rea, T. F.

Mining Man Is Dead T.F. Rea, 75, pioneer mining man of Baker County, died at Baker last Friday from the effects of two paralytic strokes. Mr. Rea suffered the first stroke February 27 and the second March 19. Mr. Rea was born in Fairfield, Iowa December 23, 1852 and came to Auburn Baker county with his parents 10 years later. He had been a resident of this county since first arriving at Auburn and quartz mining. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, March 31,...

Relling, Elizabeth Catherine – Obituary

Life of Aged Baker County Woman Ends (From Haines Record) Death came to one of the community’s best known residents last Friday, September 14, at 11:30 a.m., when Mrs. Elizabeth Catherine Relling passed away at St. Elizabeth hospital in Baker. She had been taken to the hospital a few days previous. Mrs. Relling had lived in this community for half a century, coming here in 1877, from Catskill, N.Y., where she was born 1841. She is survived by eight children, a number of whom reside here. One son, Ambrose Relling, is deceased. Those surviving are Leo and Frank Relling, Sidney Bowen and Mrs. Celestine Loennig of Haines; Willard Bowen of Yakima, Wash.; Mrs. Angela Conway of Long Beach, Calif.; Mrs. Blanch Wilkins of Laurel Mont.; and Mrs. Euphronsina Bowen of Baker. Mass for the departed was said at the Catholic cathedral in Baker at 8:00 o’clock Saturday morning and that evening the rosary was held at the Baker Funeral Home. Burial services were held from the Cathedral Sunday morning at ten by Rev. Father Damonic O’Conner, and interment was made in the Haines cemetery. The services were attended by a great number of the departed one’s friends, who paid tribute by their presence to a good and worthy woman. The funeral arrangements were conducted by the Baker Funeral Home. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, September 22,...

Biography of Edward Wemple

EDWARD WEMPLE AMONG those who have graced the annals of our state in the wide, active and interesting fields of political service is the present efficient comptroller, Hon. Edward Wemple. He comes from an ancestry noted for their sturdy-characteristics, their devotion to principle, and their love of liberty. Away back in the history of Holland his forefathers lived and labored for the best interests of their country and humanity. But their enterprise was not confined to their own land. They sought other and wider regions for the advancement of the cause of civilization and human progress. Large numbers of them sought out this goodly land of ours, where they found ample room to develop material resources, where they went to work with strong hands and brave hearts to subdue the vast, old forests, to establish comfortable homes and to aid in the erection of a citadel of freedom as enduring as the everlasting hills. Nowhere is this more manifest in the rural portions of our country than in the Mohawk valley – the civilization, wealth and resources of which has been the result of their early, honest, manly efforts. And it may be remarked that the old Hollanders were the first to establish free schools in our land, and to introduce the noble sentiment that all men are born with free and equal rights. By reference to the genealogical records of the Wemples, it can be thus plainly seen that from the earliest periods in the settlement of this region of country, they have been identified with the interests of the Empire state, and have always been familiar with...

Biography of Howard Van Rensselaer

HOWARD VAN RENSSELAER AMONG the rising young men of our city, one whose fine tastes, cultured manners, general and professional intelligence, have brought him into favorable notice among a large circle of friends, is Dr. Howard Van Rensselaer, of 94 Columbia street. He was born in Albany on the 26th of June, 1858, and spent his earliest years in the old Dutch city, in which his forefathers, many generations ago, took such a prominent part in its history and development, as well as in that of the surrounding country. Many an interesting and eventful page have they furnished for our municipal and county annals. But they have almost all passed away to the silent land, and new generations of various nationalities have come to take their place, showing the mutability of human affairs and the ever-occurring changes of life. As we have already in the sketch of William Bayard Van Rensselaer, the brother of our present subject, given a succinct account of the ancestry of the Van Rensselaer family, we need only refer the reader to that memoir for information on this point. Howard Van Rensselaer is a son of Bayard Van Rensselaer, a native Albanian, whose earthly career was closed in 1859, when the boy was but nine months old. Thus early deprived of a father’s watchful care and love he was tenderly nursed and reared by his mother, a woman of many virtues, whose maiden name was Laura Reynolds, daughter of the celebrated Marcus Tullius Reynolds, who in his day was one of the brightest stars in the legal profession in Albany. This estimable lady still lives...

Biography of Howard N. Fuller

HOWARD N. FULLER AN ALBANIAN in whom are happily united literary talents and successful business qualities, and who, while scarcely in the full meridian of life has risen to the foremost rank of the distinguished young men of the capital city is Howard N. Fuller. Of unassuming manners, modest pretension, equable and cordial disposition, his sterling worth has brought him into high and universal esteem. He was born at New Baltimore, Greene Co., N. Y., on the 28th of October, 1853. ” Some try to wheedle fame from coffined dust; Fame comes uncalled unto the noble, just.” These lines from Mr. Fuller’s own pen must be accepted as proof of his independence of ancestral greatness as a means of acquiring individual distinction, or as an incentive to personal achievements. Although he lays no claim to superior lineage he comes from an honored ancestory. His father descended from sturdy Holland stock and his mother from a good old Anglo-Saxon line. The more immediate ancestry of Mr. Fuller, it is said, can be traced back to Thomas Fuller, a clergyman, who came over in the Mayflower in 1620, and settled as a pastor in Connecticut, and who left his descendants, if nothing else, ” the heritage of an honored name.” His father, William Fuller, is still a resident of New Baltimore. He is a man of admirable traits of character, of decision and perseverance, who, in his younger days, experienced unusual hardships while striving to advance his station in life. By his invincible energy he rose superior to adverse conditions and circumstances, and has attained an eminent position in society, besides...

Biography of Thomas Markley Trego

THOMAS MARKLEY TREGO THE medical annals of Albany contain the names of not a few physicians who are well skilled in the profession, especially in some of its specialties. And among those who deserve to be included in this list of accomplished men is Dr. Thomas M. Trego, of No. 5 Ten Broeck Street. On the 31st of August, 1847, he first saw the light of day in the city of New York. He is the only surviving son of James and Maria Trego. His ancestry can be traced back for more than two hundred years. His father, who was born in Pennsylvania on the 1st of January, 1815, is of the eighth generation and descends in a direct line from his ancestor, James Trego, who was one of the oldest of three brothers and sons of Peter and Judith Trego, who were born in France about the years 1650-5. Being Huguenots and of French extraction, they escaped to England in 1685 during the persecution, and there formed part of the noble colony of William Penn, emigrating with him to this country, and finally settled in Chester county, Penn. Dr. Trego’s parents are still living at New Baltimore, N. Y. The maiden name of the doctor’s mother was Maria Houghtaling, who was born in Greene County, N. Y., on the 29th of December, 1814, and who is the oldest daughter of the late Thomas C. Houghtaling, Esq., of Albany County, N. Y. This gentleman was born in Greene County, N. Y., on the 24th of September, 1791, and was a descendant from a genuine Holland Dutch family. His mother,...
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