Judge Joel Thompson settled at Sherburne Four Corners, where Edmund Purdy now lives, and resided there till he was well advanced in years. Jonah Poyer settled at a very early day, when there were only two or three log houses in Sherburne, on the forks of the river, up which he came from Oxford. After a few years he removed to the town of North Norwich.
Biographical Sketch of Judge Joel Thompson
MLA Source Citation:Smith, James H. History of Chenango and Madison Counties, New York. Syracuse, NY: D. Mason & Co. 1880. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-york/biographical-sketch-of-judge-joel-thompson.htm - Last updated on May 28th, 2013
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