Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.
This history of Cayuga County New York published in 1879, provides a look at the first 80 years of existence for this county, with numerous chapters devoted to it’s early history. One value of this manuscript may be found in the etched engravings found throughout of idyllic scenes of Cayuga County including portraits of men, houses, buildings, farms, and scenery. Included are 90 biographies of early settlers, and histories of the individual townships along with lists of men involved in the Union Army during the Civil War on a regiment by regiment basis.
Cady, Gardner C., Middlebury, was born in New Haven, Addison county, Vt., on April 26, 1823. His parents were Isaac and Mary (Winter) Cady, Isaac Cady was a native of Stafford, Conn., and was born in 1777. He was married in Connecticut, and came to Addison county, Vt., in 1799 and settled in that town,
Isaac Cady, from Pomfret, Conn., came to Alstead about 1763-64, settling with his wife upon a farm at East Alstead, she being the first white woman to locate in the town. Mr. Cady became a Revolutionary soldier, and won a prominent place in the estimation of his townsmen. His son Joseph spent his life here
HIGGINS, Mary Todd6, (Asa5, Gershom4, Gershom3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 15, 1789, died May 13, 1874, married about 1810, Lewis Higgins. They lived most of their married life at or near West Chesterfield, Mass. Children: I. Jacob Gershom, b. Dec. 1, 1811, d. May 8, 1893, m. (1) Eliza A. Moore, (2) Dec. 21, 1853,
Orlo Cady, born in Stowe, December 17, 1822, came to this town in 1839, and has resided here since. He represented the town in 1866-’67, has been a justice of the peace about ten years, and sheriff of the county two years.
Moses H. Cady came to Stowe from Randolph, Vt., in 1830, and commenced a mercantile business under the firm name of T. B. Downer & Co. This firm did a successful business for about two years, after which Mr. Cady continued the same alone two years, then formed a co-partnership with Elisha Cady, continuing this
Walter and Amasa Cady, from Connecticut came to Cambridge among the early settlers, and made choice of farms in the western part of the town. Walter’s family consisted of one son and four daughters. Alpheus, the youngest of the children, born in 1800, married Samantha Stevens in 1830, and reared a family of four sons