Surname: Throop

History of Cayuga County New York

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.

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Church History of Norwich Vermont

The great achievement of the first generation of Norwich settlers was the building of a meeting house. More than any other event of the time, with the possible exception of the accomplishment of the national independence, this was an undertaking that enlisted the energies and taxed the resources of our forefathers. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now The building of a meeting house in a New England frontier settlement a century ago was regarded a matter of public concern, to be supported by the whole community without regard to sect or party, like the opening of roads or any other public charge. In less than ten years from the time the first clearing was made in Norwich, the preliminary steps were taken to provide a meeting house to be used for the accommodation of the whole people in the public worship of God. The question of the location of this building was sharply agitated, re-resulting in a keen competition between different sections of the town for...

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Throop, Harold Pat Lawrence – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Harold Pat Lawrence Throop died May 6, 2007, at the Wallowa Valley Care Center. He was 89. Mr. Throop was born March 17, 1918, in Portland to Herrel R. Throop and Anna Throop Lynch. He grew up on the ranch of his parents, Anna and Charles Lynch. He graduated from high school there in 1936. In 1938 he moved to Cloverdale with his mother and stepfather. Prior to the start of World War II, Mr. Throop studied law at Willamette University. After serving in the U.S. Navy during the war, he returned to Cloverdale, bought his parents’ ranch and raised registered Jerseys and Herefords. He later subdivided the ranch and build homes there. Mr. Throop retired to Joseph to care for his mother. He also had a winter home in Pahrump, Nevada. Mr. Throop is survived by his sister Dorcas Houghton of Florence; two half-brothers Herrel Throop of Port Angeles, Wash. and Gerald Throop of Glenwood, Wash.; two half-sisters Katherine Steinbach of Glenwood, Wash. and Louise Stratton of Salem and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Herrell R. Throop, his mother Anna Lynch, his brother Edwin Throop, his stepfather Charles Lynch, his sister Anna May Throop, his half sister Annabell Lynch and his half brother Lloyd Throop. At his request there will be no public services with internment at the Willamette...

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Throop, Harold Pat Lawrence – Obituary

Enterprise, Oregon Harold Pat Lawrence Throop died May 6, 2007, at the Wallowa Valley Care Center. He was 89. Mr. Throop was born March 17, 1918, in Portland to Herrel R. Throop and Anna Throop Lynch. He grew up on the ranch of his parents, Anna and Charles Lynch. He graduated from high school there in 1936. In 1938 he moved to Cloverdale with his mother and stepfather. Prior to the start of World War II, Mr. Throop studied law at Willamette University. After serving in the U.S. Navy during the war, he returned to Cloverdale, bought his parents’ ranch and raised registered Jerseys and Herefords. He later subdivided the ranch and build homes there. Mr. Throop retired to Joseph to care for his mother. He also had a winter home in Pahrump, Nevada. Mr. Throop is survived by his sister Dorcas Houghton of Florence; two half-brothers Herrel Throop of Port Angeles, Wash. and Gerald Throop of Glenwood, Wash.; two half-sisters Katherine Steinbach of Glenwood, Wash. and Louise Stratton of Salem and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Herrell R. Throop, his mother Anna Lynch, his brother Edwin Throop, his stepfather Charles Lynch, his sister Anna May Throop, his half sister Annabell Lynch and his half brother Lloyd Throop. At his request there will be no public services with internment at the Willamette...

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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Throop

Benjamin Throop, son of Daniel (2) and Susanna (Cary) Throope. was born in Lebanon. Connecticut, October 8. 1754, died at Palmyra (Port Gibson), Wayne county, New York. January 17. 1842. He was named after his maternal grandfather, Deacon Benjamin Cary. He was one of the first settlers of Palmyra, and an account of his life was published in the Shortsville Enterprise in 1903. In 1801, he purchased, for four dollars an acre. five hundred and twelve acres of land from Ichabod Ward and Samuel Dorrance, mortgagees of Phelps and Gorham to whom large tracts of land were deeded in settlement of debts. This property was located where the town of Manchester, Ontario county, New York, now (1910) stands. Benjamin Throop, who was the first member of this branch of the family to drop the final “e” from his name, took his family to this place, in April. 1802. It was at that time virgin forest and his nearest neighbor was three miles distant and Indians were actually dwelling on his property. He married, May 4, 1775, Rachel Brown, of Lebanon, Connecticut, who was born there, died in Ontario county, New York. July 3, 1851. Children: 1. Ebenezer, born January 29, 1776, died young. 2. Samuel, born January 30, 1779, died in 1819; married Ruth Shelby. 3. Patty or Martha, born February 18, 1780, died about 1855 at Palatine, Illinois;...

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Biography of Azel Throop

Azel, son of Benjamin and Rachel (Brown) Throop, was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, January z8, 1792, died in Ontario county, New York. He was educated in the Lebanon school, and at home, and later taught school himself for several winters and was afterwards inspector and superintendent of schools for a number of years. He married. May 20, 1819, Fanny, sister to the Hon. A. L. Van Dusen, of Hillsdale. New York, who was born in 1798. Children. 1. Lucy Ann. born February 19, 1820, died July 21, 1849: married, December 22, 1846, D. D. Sprague. 2. Ruth. born July 18, 1821, died July 30, 1821. 3. Elizabeth C., born July 12, 1822, married, October i8, 1841, Stoughton Hayward, of Washington, D. C. Elizabeth C. Hayward died December 7, 1910; her husband, Stoughton Hayward, died July 5, 1911, in his 94th year. 4. Joseph Allen, born February 16. 1827, died July 19, 1897; married (first) Hannah Jane, daughter of James Thompson, of Homer, Michigan, and (second) Hannah, daughter of Joseph Edwards; children, one by second marriage: Augustus Thompson. Francis Wayland, Walter Scott, Benjamin Blackmar, Clara. Benjamin B., son of Joseph Allen and Hannah (Thompson) Throop, married, January 24, 1906, Ada Ellen, daughter of Hon. and Mrs. J. K. Hockley, of Emporium, Penn.; child: Benjamin Hockley Throop, born August 20, 1907. 5. William Nelson, born April 6, 1829, died July 10,...

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Biographical Sketch of Adoniram Judson Throop

Adoniram Judson, son of Azel and Fanny (Van Dusen) Throop, was born in the town of Manchester, Ontario county, New York, November 28. 1844, and is now (1910) living at Port Gibson. in the same county. He was educated in the township public schools and the East Bloomfield Academy, and then began working on a farm. After doing this for several years, he was appointed, February 1, 1871, United States postal clerk, and given the run between Syracuse and New York City. In 1901 he was promoted head postal clerk and has held this position ever since. Since his appointment he has traveled as clerk, one million eight hundred and sixty thousand miles. February 1, 1883, be was elected highway commissioner of his town and the is a trustee of the Methodist Episcopal church at Port Gibson. He married (first) in 1878, Anna Hamilton Cooper, of Williamson, New York. who died April ,6. 1896. He married (second) August 21, 1900, his cousin, Isabel Granger, daughter of William Throop, of Palmyra. New York. Children, all by first marriage: 1. Beatrice C. 2. Edgar I-lolling, married (first) December i 1, 1904, E. Roosevelt Gilbert, of Oswego. Kansas; she died October 19, 1905; married (second) January 21, 1911, Lucille A. Pike, of Lapeer. Michigan. 3. Beulah Belle, married, November 19, 1907, Will Lewis Chandler, of Cleveland, Ohio; children: Alfred Throop Chandler, born...

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