Welcome to the Lindley Presho Genealogical and Historical Society Blog.
Our mission researching and preserving our history and genealogy.
Retired Lindley Town Historian - Catherine "Kitty" Pierce.
Welcome to out new blog format! Please submit your genealogy and history question or appropriate postings to Kitty or Tracy
Janice Glover and Paul Thomas-descendants of the Thurber family ofCaton
will give a presentation on the Restoration of the Thurber Barn onThurber
Road-Caton,N.Y. for The Lindley-Presho Historical Society .
The meeting will be October 23rd at 7 P.M. at the Lindley Town Hall- (next
to the Lindley Post Office. )
The meetings are free and open to the public.
Abner Thurber-- Revolutionary War Veteran ---was an early settler in Lindley. Without a doubt some of his descendants migrated to Caton. We will learn more at the program on October 23rd.
Thurber House -River Road -Lindley,N.Y.
Lindley's Thurber House is one of the town's oldest homes. According to the Lindley History written in 1990 ,the home was built in the 1820'-30's.
A member of the family is buried in the Cook Cemetery.
For Sale in 2014 The last blog posting shows the postcard of a Northside High School.
A former Lindley resident was curious as to the date. Using the Internet, he found a copy of the postcard dated 1905. After a discussion about the age of the Northside High School that has been in recent Corning Leader news articles, he located a September 14,1927 article on the Fulton Archival Newspaper website that said the new high school had opened . Corresponding with him about the date and other information regarding the school had piqued my curiosity . Knowing that so many Lindley residents had attended a Corning Northside High School or had a connection with it, I decided to research the history of the schools. As Town Lindley Historian , I had provided Ian Mackenzie with information about the Lindley one room schools when he was writing his book -"The Birth of Education In One Room Country Schools. The Story of al…