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Subject: House Stuff
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 1997 09:14:10 -0400 (EDT)
The following information has been gleaned from Bi-Centennial History of
Albany, History of the County of Albany, NY, from 1609 to 1886, by Howell and
Tenney, and published by W. W. Munsell & Co., New York, New York, 1886.
Page 41; "July, 1698. Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen and Commonalty. Dirck
Wessels, Hendrick House
Page 154, Under the heading "Members of the Albany County Bar Outside the
Ciry of Albany, Rosin J. House, Cohoes, Albany County, NY
Page 926, The First Baptist Church of Westerlo, had nineteen different
pastors. "The following are their names and the order in which they served:
R. Beckwith, Adam Clark, R. Burrett, David Corwin, Wm. Childs, L. O. Lovell,
M. House, Reuben Wingar, Charles Fergueson, Alfred Harvey, G. C. Tripp, Jr.,
J. D. Pope, R. F. Hartwell, J. C. Weeden, Wm. Carpenter, A. Peloubet, A.
Waterbury, James H. McGaghen, D. P. Brown."
Page 968, Geo. A. House was a telegraph operator for Western Union in Cohoes,
Albany County, NY
Page, 970, Rosen J. House, is listed as a charter member of Post N. G. Lyon,
Grand Army of the Republic, Organized at the Cohoes Hotel, in 1867.
Page 973, George A. House is listed as a member of the Odd Fellowship in
Cohoes, Cohoes Uniformed Degree Camp, No. 5, I. O. O. F.
From Heads of Families at the first census of the United States taken in the
Year 1790, New York. I find the following listed in the index:
1) House, nyost, page 99
2) House, Adam, page 116
3) House, Catharine, page 178
4) House, Christian, page 114
5) House, Conradt, page 99
6) House, Conradt, page 106
7) House, Cornelius, page 104
8) House, Elias, page 114
9) House, Eliphalet, page 18
10) House, Elizabeth, page 135
11) House, George, page 99
12) House, Henry, page 45
13) House, Henry, page 99
14) House, Jacob, page 38
15) House, John, page 22
16) House, John, page 43
17) House, John, page 99
18) House, John, page 100
19) House, Joseph, page 99
20) House, Nathaniel, page, 65
21) House, Nicholas, page 99
22) House, Peter, page 99
23) House, Peter Junr., page 99
24) House, Thomas, page 65
25) House and Pease, page 116
The entry for Jacob House reads - 1 Free white male 16 years and upward.
Including Heads of families; 2 Free white males under sixteen years of age; 1
Free white female including heads of families; 0 All other persons; 0 Slaves.
Geographic locations indicate that 1, 13, 19, 21, 22, and 23are located in
Canajoharie Town, Montgomery County, New York. Numbers 2 and 25 are located
in New York City, Dock Ward, New York. Number 3 is located in New
Marlborough Town, Ulster County, New York. Numbers 4 and 8 are in Palatine
Town, Montgomery County, New York. Number 6 is in Chemung Town, Montgomery
County, New York; Number 7 is in Caughnawaga Town, Montgomery County, New
York. Number 9 is in Cambridge Town, Albany County, New York; Number 10 is
in New York City, West Ward, New York; Number 12 is in Schoharie Town, Albany
County, New York; Number 14 is in Rensselaerwick Town, Albany County, New
York; Number 15 is in Catskill Town, Albany County, New York; Number 16
Schenectady Town, South of the Mohawk, Albany County, New York; Number 18 is
in Canajoharie Town, Montgomery County, New York; Numbers 20 and 24 are in
Hillsdale Town, Columbia County, New York; and finally number 25 is in White
Town, Montgomery County, New York.
I will continue to look for other sources of information on the House family.
It appears that the majority are in Montgomery County in 1790. Ed
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