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.
Being a true and last account of the present Bloody Wars carried on betwixt the infidels, natives, and the English Christians, and converted Indians of New England, declaring the many dreadful battles fought betwixt them: As also the many towns and villages burnt by the merciless heathens. And also the true number of all the
In Norwich, as elsewhere, the Baptists were the first of the dissenting sects to contest the ground with the dominant New England orthodoxy. Soon after the settlement of the town we find mention made of Baptists here, and it is probable that a few of the very earliest settlers were of that faith. The following
Sherburn Josiah Winslow, one of the most prominent business men and influential residents of Pittsfield, was born in Nottingham, N.H., March 16, 1834, son of Josiah and Ruth (Tucker) Winslow. By both paternal grandparents, each of whom was a Winslow, he is directly descended from Governor Edward Winslow, who came with the Pilgrims in the
2nd Lt., Air Service, of Perquimans County; son of Dr. C. C. and Mrs. Mattie L. Winslow. Entered service Jan. 5, 1918, at Hertford, N.C. Set to Atlanta, Ga., transferred to Arcadia, Fla., then to Houston, Tex. Promoted to rank of 2nd Lt. July 15, 1918. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 29, 1919.
1st Lt., M. G. Btn., Hdqrs. Co., 81st Div., 161st Brigade,; of Perquimans County; son of Watson and Mrs. Ellen G. Winslow. Husband of Mrs. Emma Pemberton Winslow. Entered service May 13, 1917, at Chapel Hill. Sent to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., transferred to Camp Jackson, to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France July 31,