Saturday, March 14, 2015

Rebecca Truesdell

New York, Steuben Deeds 1853-1854:

Steuben County, New York
69-532 (Image 279)
14 March 1854
Ira Davenport, of Bath, New York
Rebecca Treusdell*, of Hornellsville, Steuben County

...village lot on corner of Church and Elm street in village of Hornellsville....bounded...Hathaway's....

There was also a Rebecca Truesdell who was the wife of Joseph; he was alive when deed was transacted, and not a party on the deed, so was it the other Rebecca (at the link*)?

New York, State Census, 1855
E.D. 2, Hornellsville, Steuben, New York, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Joseph R Tuesdale M 31
Wife Rebecca Tuesdale F 28
Daughter Ella Tuesdale F 6
Daughter Josephene Tuesdale F 2

From the City of Hornell:

In 1815 Colonel Ira Davenport came with a wagon load of goods and became Hornellsville‟s first merchant. He remained in Hornell area for thirty-two years. After the death of his first wife Emily Hornell, daughter of Judge George Hornell, Col. Ira Davenport married Lydia Cameron, (in 1824) daughter of Dugald Cameron.12 They moved to Bath in 1847, where he established the Davenport Home for Orphan Girls, and in died in 1868 at the age of seventy-three. 

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