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101 "Hancock, John: Leg. -(First part totally illegible by large water stain)--wife, Jane,
Son, John Hancock, Trooper's Arms.
Son, Joseph, --
Daughters, -- to four daughters
Daughter, Martha Hancock, Daughter Duegates?

24 Nov 1731, Prob.: 17 May 1732, Wit: John Brittle, John Price
Book 8, Page 191" 
HANCOCK, John Sr. (I11011)
102 "Hancock, Joseph: Est. -- 11 Aug 1750, Signed: Wm. Drew, Dolphin Davis, and Thomas Davidson. Book 9, Page 663" HANCOCK, Joseph (I11021)
103 "Hancocke, William: Leg. - To my only son, John Hancocke, the Plantation where he now lives on the North side of the Swamp, adj. myself. To my wife, Elizabeth, the Plantation where I now live at her death to my son.
22 Oct. 1693. Prob. 2 Jan. 1693 [?] Wit: Jos. Seale, John Sugar, Book 4, Page 343." 
HANCOCK, William H. (I11015)
104 "Harold L. McBride, passed away Sunday, September 5, 1987 in Pasadena, California. He was born June 11, 1920 to Hobert and Grace (Valentine) McBride in Bloomville.

He is survived by his father, who lives in California, his mother, Grace (McBride) Spitler, as resident of Bloomfield Nursing Care Center; two sons, Brian of Casper, Wyoming and Grant of Rosemead, Calif. and a brother, Clifford McBride of Forest, Ohio.

He was a graduate of Bloomville High School in the Class of 1938.

Source: Bloomville Gazette, Bloomville, Ohio, 17 Sep. 1987, Page 4, Col. 1 
MCBRIDE, Harold Lewis (I11936)
105 "He deeded land in Bolton to Ebenezer Webster of Lebanon (doubtless his brother) "50 pounds and divers other good causes, " in the presence of John Webster, Jr., (his cousin)." WEBSTER, Samuel (I14305)
106 "He died young, but a death record was not found." Clearly he died before 1782 as their next child received the same given name. HAUENSTEIN, Johannes (I9395)
107 "He lived in Ware from 1797 to 1808, his first five children being born there." Family F1924
108 "He sells to his brother, Benajah Webster." WEBSTER, Samuel (I14305)
109 "He was a minister among Friends." Family F889
110 "He was the Treasurer/ Secretary of the Central Railroad of NY at the time of his death." MILLIGAN, Gilbert McKie (I12438)
111 "He [Samuel] deeds lott 34 of the Second Division, to Joseph Webster (his brother), of Lebanon." WEBSTER, Samuel (I14305)
112 "Her birth was first recorded as Lucile Acelda, born Sep. 19, 1908. It was later corrected to read Lucille Azelda, born October 9. She chose to use Azelda Lucile." KEIFFER, Azelda Lucille (I9453)
113 "Her name was first recorded as Mabel Blanche born in Jackson Township, but was later changed to read Edith Mabel. She chose to use Mabel Edith." KEIFFER, Mabel Edith (I9452)
114 "His second wife outlived him, but the death of either wife has not been found." WEBSTER, Noah (I14338)
115 "His [George's] widow, Martha, d. Feb 13, 1788, aged 84 years." TAYLOR, Martha (I14337)
116 "Horace F. Callow born October 4, 1870 and died January 4, 1934. Ida May Falk. Born April 15, 1872, died July 1, 1913. Horace and Ida married July 1896.

This union had two children:

Mary Pauline Callow and Stanley Theodore Callow. Mary born October 26, 1903, died November 25, 1996. Stanley born October 26, 1906, died March 21, 1966.

Horace was a druggist in Decatur, Indiana at Callow and Kohne Drug Store.

After Ida's death, the children went to live with relatives. Mary went to live with the Dan Erwin's family. Stanley went to live with his Aunt Alice Callow Smith.

Horace married Fannie Rice October 22, 1914. Fannie Rice was born 1876, died 1944. She baked the biggest and best sugar cookies with a raisin in the middle.

Horace died waiting on a customer in the drug store. He had a heart attack."

Reported by: Marceille Bandtel 
CALLOW, Horace Fredrick (I11919)
117 "I am sad to report that my Mother Marjorie passed away this morning after 83 wonderful and exciting trips around the Sun! I couldn't have ask for a better mother. She was the first woman office manager ever hired by IBM in 1951 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.. That's where she met my dad, Capt. Jim Tressel of the US Air Force. They married in 1952 and had the "4 Gs" Gary Grant Greg and Gail..My dad passed in 1993.. For my friends in Los Gatos she was the driving force behind the bells you hear at the Presbyterian Church on Shannon road..When you hear those bells ring on the hour please say a prayer for her..She also owned and operate Marjorie's Itimate Apparel in the Town and Country Shopping Center, and Almaden Fashion Plaza..Her Business Card read "Marjorie Tressel..Queen of the Undie World"..After moving to Oregon she and her husband, DeWayne, started IMI and employed over 800 people at it's height.. She was also on the Board of Director's Of Rogue CC College..and made the Grants Pass Campus what it is today.."

Posted on Facebook by her son, Grant 
JORDAN, Marjorie R (I6480)
118 "I do bequeath and devise to my beloved son, James, 169 acres of that land, etc..." BONINE, Elias Sr. (I15698)
119 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. YOST, Wayne Lee (I13991)
120 "In 1661 a patent was granted to William Bodie for the transport of thirty-five persons.  Among these was William Hancock." HANCOCK, William H. (I11015)
121 "In 1828, John Elliott became a citizen of Paris. He was born in Mary-
land, and previous to his settlement here had lived in Belmont and Adams
Counties, and had married Hannah Westlake.

Within a few years after he came, he was the owner of a farm of 200 acres in the northwestern part of the township, where he passed the remainder of his life. In earlier life, he was an ardent Methodist, but he afterward was one of the prime movers in the organization of the United Brethren Church. His politics were Democratic.

Mr. Elliott was twice married. By the first marriage he had two children, by
the last ten, many of whom still live in Paris Township.
Source: The History of Union County Ohio, W. H. Beers & Co. 1883
Volume II, Part 1.
ELLIOTT, John Sr. (I3938)
122 "In 1846 Jacob Grabiel came, in company with his brother, John, to Logan County, and purchased, in partnership, the lands where they now [1880] reside, and for three years boarded with George Ausley, when they made arrangements to keep 'batchelor's hall' together, which felicitous plan they followed for two years, Jacob acting in the capacity of cook, until, satisfied with this stupid programme, married and set up in life on a higher plane, asnd has the following family..." GRABIEL, Jacob (I5336)
123 "In 1846 Jacob Grabiel came, in company with his brother, John, to Logan County, and purchased, in partnership, the lands where they now [1880] reside, and for three years boarded with George Ausley, when they made arrangements to keep 'batchelor's hall' together, which felicitous plan they followed for two years, Jacob acting in the capacity of cook, until, satisfied with this stupid programme, married and set up in life on a higher plane, asnd has the following family..." GRABIEL, John Jr. (I12531)
124 "In 1856, John acquired the 160 acre farm which had belonged to his parents. He was one of the prosperous farmers of that time in the community. He built a large bank barn and later, in 1874, built at new brick home." HAUENSTEIN, John R. (I9399)
125 "In 1918, Dode Lamson and Harry Page Maus constructed an organ for the Quilna Theatre in Lima [Ohio] and, based on its success, established the Page Organ Company in 1923. They eventually sold about one hundred instruments, perhaps half of them to theaters, many in Ohio, but one as far away as California's Catalina Island (where it still serenades patrons of the resort's one-thousand seat Art Deco movie palace) and others to radio stations in Chicago and Fort Wayne. Introduction of the talkies let to a downturn in the business, and destruction of the factory by fire in 1931 sealed the fate of the enterprise."

Source: Osborne, William, "Music in Ohio," Kent State University Press, 2004, p. 498 
MAUS, Harry Page (I3587)
126 "In April 1679, when Randall Holt II prepared his will, he left his personal property to his wife, Elizabeth, and all of his land to his eldest son, John. Sons William and Thomas were named as reversionary heirs if John failed to outlive his father. " HOLT, Randall II (I11013)
127 "In Surry in 1664 George and Margritt Blow transferred land on the east or sourtheast side of Blackwater swamp adjoining John Benoms to Mr. Thomas Warrens carte path, then to the northeast side of the swamp to William Hancock and Rowland Hudson.  William later sold his interest to Hudson." HANCOCK, William H. (I11015)
128 "In the summer of 1861, they made preparations and started to build a new brick home. The bricks were formed and burned near the house, and the stones for the foundation were taken from the bank of the creek which flowed through their farm." BALMER, Peter (I10142)
129 "Jacob Zeller and wife of Swift Current, Canada, returned home Monday. It was interesting Monday evening to see the people flock around Mr. Zeller, to hear the good news of Canada." Family F714
130 "Jacob, or Jakob as the Swiss record spells it, was born March 29, 1814. Jacob married Anna Stettler on March 17, 1842, the marriage record in Volume A, page 47, of Putnam County [Ohio] Marriage Records, says Feb. 17, 1842, although Walter Hochstettler gave us the date of March.

Anna was born Jan. 11, 1816, in Groz-Hoch-Statten, Canton Bern, Switzerland. She came to America with her father, and her brother, Christian, and two sisters, Elizabeth and Marianna, in 1833. They landed in New York and made their journey by water and foot, heading for Richland County, Ohio. They lived in Richland County until 1841 when they moved to Allen County, settling in Richland Township.

It is presumed that their mother died in Switzerland and that their father died in Richland County or maybe around Mt. Eaton in Wayne County. This information came from Walter Hochstettler, and he had been unable to verify it. He did say that Anna and her sisters were confirmed members of the Reformed Church in their village of Groz-Hoch-Statten in the Canton of Bern, before coming to America. If so, the records might be there and available to any family member who cared to write for them, since Swiss records are kept on a family basis for that time period.

Source: The Hauenstein & Schifferly Families of Ohio, by Clerice Fisher, 1991, page 83 
SCHIFFERLY, Jacob Johann (I64)
131 "JAMES CASSADY WATKINS A Graveside Service will be held at the Gridley Biggs Cemetery, 2023 Hwy 99 in Gridley, Friday, September 26, 2014 at 11:30 am for James Cassady Watkins, 72 of Livermore, CA. Our beloved father and friend joined the Lord on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. He was born July 27, 1942 in Gridley CA to Edgar and Christina Watkins. He had spent the last 35 years in the Livermore/Pleasanton area. Jim served his country in the US Army; first in the 173rd Airborne Brigade, then the 101st Airborne Division, and finally in the 1st Air Cavalry where he served with distinction in Vietnam and was honorably discharged as a Sargent. He was a long time member of the Castro Valley Moose Lodge as well as the Eagles & Elks Lodge. He is survived by his mother Christina, a sister Helen Smith, A son Sean, and a daughter Steffanie."

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Sept. 23, 2014 
WATKINS, James Cassady (I3060)
132 "James Ewing Ramage and Christopher C. Taylor, son of Benjamin and Jane 'Calvert' Taylor, were wounded in what was called a 'skirmish' at 'Liberty Gap' on the 24th of June 1863. James died four days later on the 28th of June 1863; Christopher Taylor survived until the 14th of September 1863."

Christopher was a private in Company F., 5th Ohio Infantry. 
TAYLOR, Christopher C. (I7126)
133 "James Jr. ltm (liberated to marry) Ann Butler" Family F2188
134 "James released as an overseer of Stanton's P[articular] M[eeting] on account of age and infirmities." STANTON, James (I9798)
135 "James Stanton, Springborough, Warren, Ohio, for Springborough Monthly Meeting in place of John Garretson." STANTON, James (I9807)
136 "James [requested] to be excused as overseer in Stanton's P[articular] M[eeting], Sussex Co., because of his inability to attend the mtg." STANTON, James (I9798)
137 "James, 'an elder of Stanton's P[articular] M[eeting],' Sussex County, died 'upward of 90 years.'" STANTON, James (I9798)
138 "James, member of Seacock Particular Meeting, disowned for non-attendence" WATKINS, James Jr (I111)
139 "James, son of Sylvanus, "frequented Friends meetings for some time past and was received by request and referred to the care of the Gravelly Run P[articular] M[eeting]." STANTON, James (I9804)
140 "James, Sussex Co., mentioned that Stanton P[articular] M[eetings] are held in his house." STANTON, James (I9798)
141 "James, through Seacock Monthly meeting, complained of for misconduct" WATKINS, James Jr (I111)
142 "Jane, widow of John, granted a certificate to Rich Square MM, N.C. "where she now lives"; the certificate was placed in the hands of James Watkins to forward."

This suggests some relationship between Jane and James. Some suggest that Jane was his mother, but as she married John Watkins in 1754, she could not have been James' mother, unless my guess that he was born in 1744 is incorrect. Possibly John Watkins was an older brother of James.
WATKINS, James Sr. (I118)
143 "Jane, widow of John, Granted Certificate to Transfer to Rich Square, N.C. Monthly Meeting "where she now lives" [from Black Water, VA Monthly Meeting]; certificate place in the hands of James Watkins to forward."

Might this suggest that Jane was James' his sister-in-law? 
STRANGE, Jane (I13304)
144 "Jesse GREEN and Alice hw of Clinton Co., Ohio and Jonathan GREEN and Mary hw of Highland Co. to Stephen McPherson of Highland Co., 21-3/4 A. 39P.

Source: McBride, David N., "Records of the Recorder's Office of Highland County, Ohio (1805 - 1850)" Ann Arbor, MI, The Edwards Letter Shop, 1969, p. 426, item 166. 
Family F3364
145 "Jesse GREEN and Alice hw of Clinton Co., Ohio and Jonathan GREEN and Mary hw of Highland Co. to Stephen McPherson of Highland Co., 21-3/4 A. 39P."

Source: McBride, David N., "Records of the Recorder's Office of Highland County, Ohio (1805 - 1850)" Ann Arbor, MI, The Edwards Letter Shop, 1969, p. 426, item 166. 
Family F3363
146 "John and Jane were Quakers.  Jane was already a member of the Quaker meeting when she decided to marry John Watkins.  John and Jane lived in Black Water Depot, Surry County, Virginia.  Their section of Surry County became part of Sussex County, when it was created in 1754."

Source:, visited 7/12/2015 
Family F3304
147 "John and w, Ruth, and dts [daughters], granted certificate to Center MM, Ohio" Family F3361
148 "John Bailey, an ancient planter and reside of Hog Island, acquired some land in the eastern end of Jamestown Island prior to 1618" He probably was one of the men to whom Sir Thomas Dale or Deputy Governor Samuel Argell gave land before the headright system was established. At John's death his Virginia land descended to his daugher and sole heir, Mary... John Bailey reportedly brought five servants to Virginia on the William and Thomas in August, 1618." BAILEY, John (I12027)
149 "John Bascom, son of Thomas and Mary (Newell) Bascom, b. Oct 14, 1672 at Northampton, Mass., and baptized the following day. He was a grandson of Thomas Bascom and his wife Avis or 'Advice,' according to Hatfield, Mass. recrods, of Farmington says Savage... Thomas Bascom, the grandfather, was of Dorchester, 1642; Windsor, 1639; Northampton, 1661, were he died May 9, 1682." BASCOM, John (I14300)
150 "John K. Patterson. Occasionally we find one of the old school railroaders who has pulled coupling-pins, twisted brakes and punched tickets for over a third of a century and escaped with his life, but such men are scarce. He, of whom we are writing is such a man, who began in 1856 and relinquished his punch on the first of the present year [1909].

John K. Patterson is a son of David and Eva (Kern) Patterson, and was born in Sheridan [New York], this country, December 2, 1836."

John K. Patterson was reared in the town of Sheridan on a farm, and received his education in the Westfield and Fredonia academies, and after leaving school he taught the winter term of 1855-56, in the spring of the latter year going to Davenport, Iowa, which at that time was in the far west. Soon after his arrival there he secured work on what is known as the Great Rock Island route, his division being between Davenport and Iowa City. He remained there two years, and in 1858 returned home, living on the farm until 1863, when he went to Bradford and took charge of the construction train on the Bradford branch of the Erie R.R., where he remained until August, 1864. The fall of 1864 found him in Marietta, Georgia, employed in business until March, 1866, when the soldiers having withdrawn, he came away. His business was providing suppliers along the line. Upon his arrival in Dunkirk he hired a vessel and engaged in trade between the latter city and Canada, and the next year, forming a partnership with O. R. Oakley, he began the dry good business, the firm being Oakley & Patterson, and was continued until the fall of 1868, when President Andrew Johnson appointed him postmaster, his being the last appointment confirmed by the Senate, then in session. Upon assuming his duties, he disposed of the dry goods business, and devoted his whole time to the execution of the duties of his office, which he held until 1871.

In October, 1871, he took a passenger train on the D.A. V. & P. R. R., and ran as conductor until January 1, 1891, when he was appointed a special agent to collect statistics for the United States Government, Department of the Interior.

Mr. Patterson is an active republican and a member of the Baptist church, of which he has been treasurer for many years. He belongs to Irondequoit Lodge, No. 102, Free and Accepted Masons, of Dunkirk, has attained the rank of Sir Knight, and is a member of the Conductors' Insurance association.

John K. Patterson was twice married, first to Mary Seamans, of Poughkeepsie, New York, whom he married February 15, 1864. She came from a Quaker family, the daughter of Nelson Seamans. She died April 10, 1885, leaving four children: John K., Jr., Mary H., Maud J. and Jennie F. On December 15, 1886, he married Lida Cronkrite, of Pleasant Valley, Dutchess county,k this State, and they have one child, Mildred K.

Mr. Patterson has a beautiful home on Central Avenue, Dunkirk, and is a pleasant, fine-looking gentleman, whose friendship is esteemed by a wide circle of acquaintances."

Source: Obed Edson. Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Chautauqua County, New York. Philadelphia. July 1891. Pp. 405 & 406. 
PATTERSON, John Kern Sr. (I8362)

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