Town Officers 1850-1879

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Office Held

First Name

Last Name

Year

Town Clerk George Paine 1850
Supervisor William Simpson 1850
Sealer, W & M John Ferguson 1850
Overseer of Poor Horace Hebbard 1850
Overseer of Poor Andrew Smith 1850
Inspector of Elections Jacob Bixbee 1850
Inspector of Elections Zebulon Goodrich 1850
Inspector of Elections Henry TenEick 1850
Constable George Foot 1850
Constable Daniel Pierce 1850
Constable Peter Simmons 1850
Constable Ezra White 1850
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1850
Collector Ezra White 1850
Assessor William Miller 1850
Town Clerk George Paine 1851
Supervisor Henry TenEick 1851
Superintendent of Schools James Metcalf 1851
Superintendent of Schools Moses Miller 1851
Overseer of Poor Edmund Bristol 1851
Overseer of Poor Andrew Smith 1851
Overseer of Highways Ezra Dennend 1851
Constable Joseph Fish 1851
Constable George Foot 1851
Constable George Goodrich 1851
Constable Samuel Smith 1851
Commissioner of Highways Baltus Simmons 1851
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1851
Assessor William Miller 1851
Assessor Abijah Paine 1851
Town Clerk Ezra Dennend 1852
Supervisor George Goodrich 1852
Supervisor George Paine 1852
Superintendent of Schools Moses Miller 1852
Commissioner of Highways Baltus Simmons 1852
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1852
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1852
Assessor John McMorris 1852
Assessor William Miller 1852
Assessor Abijah Paine 1852
Town Clerk Ezra Dennend 1853
Supervisor George Goodrich 1853
Superintendent of Schools Moses Miller 1853
Overseer of Poor Junis Swart 1853
Overseer of Highways Ezra Dennend 1853
Overseer of Highways Moses Gunn 1853
Constable Allen Gaddis 1853
Constable George Goodrich 1853
Constable Samuel Smith 1853
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1853
Assessor Robert Orr 1853
Town Clerk Ezra Dennend 1854
Supervisor George Goodrich 1854
Superintendent of Schools Moses Miller 1854
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1854
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1854
Town Clerk John Coulter 1856
Supervisor Henry TenEick 1856
Overseer of Poor Joseph Banner 1856
Overseer of Poor Richard Pierce 1856
Overseer of Highways Ezra Dennend 1856
Overseer of Highways David Taylor 1856
Constable James Goodrich 1856
Constable Perry Parish 1856
Constable Homer Smith 1856
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1856
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1856
Assessor Ezra Dennend 1856
Town Clerk John Coulter 1857
Town Clerk Moses Miller 1857
Supervisor Cornelius Miller 1857
Overseer of Highways Ezra Dennend 1857
Overseer of Highways Moses Straughen 1857
Constable Joseph Fish 1857
Constable James Goodrich 1857
Constable E. Munson 1857
Constable Thomas Shellman 1857
Commissioner of Highways William Miller 1857
Comm. Excise Seymor Cook 1857
Comm. Excise Abram Keaton 1857
Comm. Excise Samuel Law 1857
Assessor John Crawford 1857
Assessor Jeremiah Woodbeck 1857
Town Clerk Moses Miller 1858
Supervisor? Cornelius Miller 1858
Supervisor* Sanford Ferguson 1858
Overseer of Poor* Hiram Banner 1858
Overseer of Poor Andrew Smith 1858
Justice of the Peace* Ezra Dennend 1858
Justice of the Peace* E.B. Fero 1858
Justice of the Peace* Jacob Follett 1858
Justice of the Peace* Russell B. Hotchkiss 1858
Constable* Joseph Fish 1858
Constable* Perry Parris 1858
Constable* Ichabod Wilbur 1858
Constable Theodore Smith 1858
Constable Jonathan Tobias 1858
Commissioner of Highways Hiram Fritts 1858
Commissioner of Highways Ezekiel Miller 1858
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1858
Collector* Perry Parris 1858
Town Clerk Ezra Dennend 1859
Supervisor? Cornelius Miller 1859
Supervisor* William Simpson Jr. 1859
Overseer of Poor* Hiram Banner 1859
Overseer of Poor* Andrew Smith 1859
Overseer of Highways* forty-seven(47) others 1859
Overseer of Highways Luther Burdick 1859
Overseer of Highways William Coe 1859
Overseer of Highways S.D. Fero 1859
Overseer of Highways Anson Olmstead 1859
Overseer of Highways Jeremiah Smith 1859
Overseer of Highways Philander Smith 1859
Overseer of Highways Peter Swart 1859
Overseer of Highways David Taylor 1859
Overseer of Highways Jeremiah Woodbeck 1859
Justice of the Peace* Stephen C. Lockwood 1859
Constable* Aaron Houghtaling 1859
Constable* William Howard 1859
Constable* T. B. Smith 1859
Constable Job Ketchum 1859
Constable Theodore Smith 1859
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Aaron Ford 1859
Commissioner of Rail Roads* John Hitchcock 1859
Commissioner of Rail Roads* William Parker 1859
Commissioner of Highways Job Ketchum 1859
Commissioner of Highways Matthew McLowe 1859
Commissioner of Highways William Miller 1859
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1859
Collector* Theodore Smith 1859
Assessor* Ezra Osterhout 1859
Town Clerk John Coulter 1860
Supervisor? Cornelius Miller 1860
Supervisor* William Simpson Jr. 1860
Overseer of Poor* Hiram Banner 1860
Overseer of Poor Peter Smith 1860
Justice of the Peace* John Hitchcock 1860
Justice of the Peace* Elkanah Holms 1860
Constable* Giles B Gunn 1860
Constable* Aaron Houghtaling 1860
Constable* Isaac B. Smith 1860
Constable* James Sprague 1860
Constable Joseph Goodrich 1860
Constable William Howard 1860
Constable Thomas Shellman 1860
Constable Joseph Waide(Wade?) 1860
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Aaron Ford 1860
Commissioner of Rail Roads* William Parker 1860
Commissioner of Rail Roads Daniel Fisher 1860
Commissioner of Highways* Theodore E. Smith 1860
Commissioner of Highways William Miller 1860
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1860
Commissioner of Highways Henry TenEick 1860
Collector* Aaron Houghtaling 1860
Assessor John Crawford 1860
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1860
Assessor Jeremiah Woodbeck 1860
Town Clerk John Coulter 1861
Supervisor Aaron Ford* 1861
Overseer of Poor* Hiram Banner 1861
Overseer of Poor* Peter Smith 1861
Overseer of Highways* fifty-five(55) others 1861
Overseer of Highways Herman Rowe 1861
Justice of the Peace* E. B. Fero 1861
Constable* Aaron Houghtaling 1861
Constable* William Howard 1861
Constable* S.M. Nette(McNett?) 1861
Constable* J. B. Smith 1861
Constable* James Sprague 1861
Constable Isaac Smith 1861
Commissioner of Rail Roads* F? Bryant 1861
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Daniel Fisher 1861
Commissioner of Rail Roads* William Parker 1861
Commissioner of Highways* Daniel M. Dibble 1861
Commissioner of Highways* John S. Munson 1861
Collector* William Howard 1861
Assessor* Jeremiah Woodbeck 1861
Town Clerk John Coulter 1862
Supervisor Aaron Ford 1862
Overseer of Poor* Joel H. Miller 1862
Overseer of Poor Hiram Banner 1862
Overseer of Highways Luther Burdick 1862
Overseer of Highways fifty-five(55) others 1862
Overseer of Highways Henry Sanford 1862
Overseer of Highways George Talmadge 1862
Justice of the Peace* Daniel M. Dibble 1862
Constable* S. H. Arnold 1862
Constable* Jared Couse 1862
Constable* Stuart M. Nette (McNett?) 1862
Constable* B. J. Orr 1862
Constable* B. M. Wade 1862
Constable Aaron Houghtaling 1862
Constable Ira McMinn 1862
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1862
Collector Adam Simmons 1862
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1862
Town Clerk John Coulter 1863
Supervisor Aaron Ford 1863
Overseer of Poor* Hiram Banner 1863
Overseer of Poor* Peter Smith 1863
Overseer of Highways fifty-nine(59) total 1863
Justice of the Peace* J. C. Lockwood 1863
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Daniel M. Dibble 1863
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Aaron Ford 1863
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Samuel H. Stephens 1863
Commissioner of Highways Hiram Fritts 1863
Commissioner of Highways Roswell Olmstead 1863
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1863
Collector* Hiram Case 1863
Assessor* E. Holms 1863
Town Clerk John Coulter 1864
Supervisor Aaron Ford 1864
Overseer of Poor Hiram Banner 1864
Overseer of Poor Joel H. Miller 1864
Overseer of Highways* fifty-eight(58) others 1864
Overseer of Highways George Hillis 1864
Justice of the Peace* John Hitchcock 1864
Inspector of Elections Richard Pierce 1864
Constable* P. M.? Youngs 1864
Constable William Howard 1864
Constable S. McNett 1864
Constable Robert Orr 1864
Constable Benjamin Wade 1864
Commissioner of Highways Hiram Fritts 1864
Commissioner of Highways Roswell Olmstead 1864
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1864
Collector Chancy Olmstead 1864
Assessor Jeremiah Woodbeck 1864
Town Clerk John Coulter 1865
Supervisor D(aniel).M. Dibble 1865
Overseer of Poor* Hiram Banner 1865
Overseer of Poor* Joel H. Miller 1865
Overseer of Highways sixty(60) total 1865
Justice of the Peace* A. Raymond Gibbs 1865
Constable* Giles B. Gunn 1865
Constable* Stewart McNett 1865
Constable* Robert J. Orr 1865
Constable* Alvah H. Tyler 1865
Constable* Benjamin M. Wade 1865
Commissioner of Rail Roads* John Brown 1865
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Aaron Ford 1865
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Chauncy Olmsted 1865
Commissioner of Highways Hiram Fritts 1865
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1865
Comm. Excise Chauncy Keaton 1865
Comm. Excise Lewis Rentfield 1865
Collector* Chauncy Houghtaling 1865
Assessor* Ezra Osterhaut 1865
Assessor* Philander Smith 1865
Town Clerk F.H. Browne 1866
Supervisor Daniel M. Dibble 1866
Sealer, W & M David M.* Multer 1866
Overseer of Poor Hiram Banner 1866
Overseer of Poor Joel H. Miller 1866
Justice of the Peace* John Coulter 1866
Inspector of Elections* five(5) others 1866
Inspector of Elections J.D. Lowry 1866
Constable* John Fish 1866
Constable Stewart McNett 1866
Constable Robert Orr 1866
Constable A(lvah?) H. Tyler 1866
Constable Benjamin Waide(Wade?) 1866
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1866
Commissioner of Highways* Roswell Olmstead 1866
Commissioner of Highways* David Taylor 1866
Commissioner of Highways E(lihu*) G. Osterhout 1866
Collector Adam Simmons 1866
Assessor* Ezra Osterhaut 1866
Assessor* Jeremiah Woodbeck 1866
Assessor Robert J. Orr 1866
Town Clerk F(rederick*).H. Brown 1867
Supervisor Daniel M. Dibble 1867
Overseer of Poor Hiram Banner 1867
Overseer of Poor John Peters 1867
Justice of the Peace* John C. Brown 1867
Justice of the Peace* Charles S. Wilber 1867
Constable Stewart McNett 1867
Constable Edmund B. Quackenbush 1867
Constable William Simmons 1867
Constable A(lvah) H. Tyler 1867
Constable Benjamin Wade 1867
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Charles W. Georgia 1867..Roundout & Oswego
Commissioner of Rail Roads* Elkanah Holms 1867..Albany & Susquehanna
Commissioner of Rail Roads* John S. Hunt 1867    Roundout & Oswego
Commissioner of Rail Roads S(tephen C.*) Lockwood 1867   Roundout & Oswego
Commissioner of Highways Charles B.* Clark 1867
Collector* Chauncy Olmsted 1867
Assessor Richard (G.*) Pierce 1867
Town Clerk John Coulter 1868
Supervisor Daniel M. Dibble 1868
Overseer of Poor* John Peters 1868
Overseer of Poor Peter Smith 1868
Overseer of Highways sixty (60) total 1868
Justice of the Peace * John Hitchcock 1868
Justice of the Peace * Stephen C. Lockwood 1868
Constable* William Tessbrock 1868
Constable E(dmund?) Quackenbush 1868
Constable William Simmons 1868
Constable A.H. Tyler 1868
Constable Benjamin Wade 1868
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1868
Commissioner of Rail Roads Elkanah Holms 1868
Commissioner of Highways Chancy Olmstead 1868
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1868
Collector* Joseph P. Fish 1868
Assessor E(zra) Osterhout 1868
Assessor Richard Pierce 1868
Town Clerk F.H. Browne 1869
Supervisor William Ford 1869
Overseer of Poor John Peters 1869
Overseer of Poor Peter Smith 1869
Overseer of Poor David Taylor 1869
Justice of the Peace* A.R. Gibbs 1869
Fence Viewer Richard Pierce 1869
Fence Viewer David Taylor 1869
Constable* E.B. Quackenbust 1869
Constable* James Roe 1869
Constable Robert (J.) Orr 1869
Constable William Simmons 1869
Constable Alva(h H.) Tyler 1869
Commissioner of Rail Roads* John Coulter 1869..Roundout & Oswego
Commissioner of Rail Roads* John S. Hunt 1869..Roundout & Oswego
Commissioner of Rail Roads John Hitchcock 1869..Roundout & Oswego
Commissioner of Rail Roads Elkanah Holms 1869
Commissioner of Highways Charles Clark 1869
Commissioner of Highways E. Osterhout 1869
Collector* Joel H. Miller 1869
Assessor Cornelius Miller 1869
Assessor Richard Pierce 1869
Town Clerk John Coulter 1870
Supervisor G.(John*) Hitchcock 1870
Overseer of Poor* Peter Smith 1870
Overseer of Poor John Peters 1870
Justice of the Peace* John C. Brown 1870
Constable* Edward L. Butts 1870
Constable* Charles B. Clark 1870
Constable* Giles B. Gunn 1870
Constable* Gaylord H Pierce 1870
Constable* James E. Smith 1870
Constable John Fish 1870
Constable Archibald MacIntyre 1870
Commissioner of Rail Roads* William Garrison 1870
Commissioner of Rail Roads* R.G. Pierce 1870
Commissioner of Rail Roads* E.F. Sherman 1870
Commissioner of Highways Ezra Osterhout 1870
Commissioner of Highways Alexander Shellman 1870
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1870
Collector* Charles B. Clark 1870
Assessor S(amuel*) .H. Harper 1870
Assessor Cornelius Miller 1870
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1870
Town Clerk John Coulter 1871
Supervisor G.(John*) Hitchcock 1871
Overseer of Poor John Peters 1871
Overseer of Poor Peter Smith 1871
Justice of the Peace* Stephen C. Lockwood 1871
Game Warden Warren Smith 1871
Constable* Ira Georgia 1871
Constable* Joel H. Miller 1871
Constable* John Wade 1871
Constable* Dexter Ward 1871
Constable Seth G. TenEyck 1871
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1871
Collector* William Garrison 1871
Assessor S.H. Harper 1871
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1871
Town Clerk John Coulter 1873
Supervisor William (F.*) Ford 1873
Pathmaster [sic, Minutes] fifty-six (56) total 1873
Overseer of Poor* Elkanah Holms 1873
Overseer of Poor Melvin Denend 1873
Justice of the Peace* A. Raymond Gibbs 1873
Inspector of Elections Robert Gordon 1873
Inspector of Elections Walter Woodbeck 1873
Game Constable* Warren Smith 1873
Constable* Peter Green 1873
Constable* Archibald McIntyre 1873
Constable* John Wade 1873
Constable John Fish 1873
Constable Thomas McCally 1873
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1873
Commissioner of Rail Roads James Oliver 1873
Commissioner of Highways J. Peter McMorris 1873
Commissioner of Highways Elihu Osterhout 1873
Commissioner of Highways David Taylor 1873
Comm. Excise William Ford 1873
Comm. Excise A.R. Gibbs 1873
Comm. Excise J.G. Hitchcock 1873
Comm. Excise S.C. Lockwood 1873
Collector* Sherman F. Snyder 1873
Assessor Timothy Ketchum 1873
Assessor Cornelius Miller 1873
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1873
Town Clerk Robert (B.*) Kerr 1874
Supervisor William McDonald 1874
Overseer of Poor* Elkanah Holms 1874
Overseer of Poor Melvin Denend 1874
Inspector of Elections David Blakely 1874
Inspector of Elections William McMorris 1874
Game Constable* Warren Smith 1874
Constable* Ira Georgia 1874
Constable Thomas McCally 1874
Constable A.H. Tyler 1874
Constable Joseph Wade 1874
Constable Richmond White 1874
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1874
Commissioner of Highways E.E. Banner 1874
Commissioner of Highways J. Peter McMorris 1874
Commissioner of Highways Elihu Olmstead 1874
Comm. Excise J. Browne 1874
Comm. Excise A.R. Gibbs 1874
Comm. Excise S.C. Lockwood 1874
Comm. Excise William McDonald 1874
Collector* Peter Green 1874
Assessor Timothy Ketchum 1874
Assessor Cornelius Miller 1874
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1874
Town Clerk Robert (B.*) Kerr 1875
Supervisor William McDonald 1875
Overseer of Poor Melvin Denend 1875
Overseer of Poor Elkanah Holms 1875
Justice of the Peace* J. Humphrey Wilbur 1875
Constable* Peter Green 1875
Constable* Joseph W. Wade 1875
Constable* Cyrus W. Whitlock 1875..Did not qualify or serve
Constable John Fish 1875
Constable Timothy Goodrich 1875
Constable Manuel Seides 1875
Commissioner of Rail Roads William McDonald 1875
Commissioner of Highways Isaac Quackenbush 1875
Comm. Excise David Miller 1875
Comm. Excise George Wilson 1875
Comm. Excise Walter Woodbeck 1875
Collector* Albert Holmes 1875
Assessor Adam Simmons 1875
Town Clerk Robert (B.*) Kerr 1876
Supervisor Jacob G. Norwood 1876
Overseer of Poor Melvin Denend 1876
Overseer of Poor Elkanah Holms 1876
Justice of the Peace* John Hitchcock 1876
Constable* Jacob Houghtaling 1876
Constable* Burton Sanford 1876
Constable Madison Rowe 1876
Constable A(lvah) H. Tyler* 1876
Constable J. Wade 1876
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1876..Source: Payment list
Commissioner of Rail Roads William McDonald 1876..Source: Payment list
Commissioner of Highways Lewis Snyder 1876
Comm. Excise William McDonald 1876
Comm. Excise E.B. Miller 1876
Comm. Excise John Sherman 1876
Comm. Excise Sherman F. Snyder 1876
Collector C(alvin*) Butts 1876
Auditor (Johnathan G.*) Lockwood 1876
Auditor J(ames*) D. Lowry 1876
Auditor Henry (H.*) Sanford 1876
Assessor Jeremiah Woodbeck 1876
Town Clerk Delos Munson 1877
Supervisor J.G. Lockwood 1877
Overseer of Poor Melvin Denend 1877
Overseer of Poor Elkanah Holms 1877
Overseer of Highways sixty-one (61) total 1877
Justice of the Peace* A. Raymond Gibbs 1877
Constable* Ira Georgia 1877
Constable* William Simmons 1877
Constable* Alvah H. Tyler 1877
Constable John (P.*) Pierce 1877
Constable Madison Rowe 1877
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1877
Commissioner of Rail Roads William McDonald 1877..Source: Payment list
Commissioner of Highways Seth TenEyck 1877..Sole Republican elected
Comm. Excise* Robert J. Orr 1877
Comm. Excise* William Wheeler 1877
Comm. Excise Robert Orr 1877
Comm. Excise William Wheeler 1877
Collector* Jay Goodrich 1877
Auditor Giles (B.*) Gunn 1877
Auditor George Wilson 1877
Auditor Walter (G.*) Woodbeck 1877
Assessor Ezra Osterhout 1877
Town Clerk John Coulter 1878
Supervisor J.G. Lockwood 1878
Overseer of Poor Melvin Denend 1878
Overseer of Poor Ira McMinn 1878
Justice of the Peace* John C. Brown 1878
Commissioner of Rail Roads Aaron Ford 1878
Commissioner of Highways* John Burdick 1878
Commissioner of Highways Isaac Quackenbush 1878
Commissioner of Highways Lewis Snyder 1878
Commissioner of Highways Seth TenEyck 1878
Comm. Excise* William Wheeler 1878
Collector* James Pindar 1878
Auditor* Roscoe D. Miller 1878
Auditor* James E. Smith 1878
Auditor* John Wade 1878
Auditor* Walter J. Woodbeck 1878
Assessor* Adam Simmons 1878
Assessor William Ford 1878
Town Clerk John Coulter 1879
Supervisor William McDonald 1879
Overseer of Poor* Melvin Denend 1879
Overseer of Poor Ira McMinn 1879
Justice of the Peace* J. H. Wilber 1879
Constable* David Blakeley 1879
Constable* S.? TenEyck 1879
Constable* January Williams 1879
Constable Eustace Hill 1879
Constable A.H. Tyler 1879
Constable Ezra VanA(lstine) 1879
Constable John Wade 1879
Commissioner of Highways* Elbert O. Barnes? 1879
Comm. Excise Sherman Snyder 1879
Collector* Devolson? Smith 1879
Assessor* Albert Osterhout 1879
Assessor Chancy Olmstead 1879
Unmarked names are from Oaths of Office in Davenport Historical Center vault.
*Names found in Town Meeting minutes or on list of elected town officers.
NOTE:  Officers often serve for 1-4 years before a new election or appointment.