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Town of Llndley Historian's List of Korean Veterans

I know this  is not a complete list but it is what was in the  Lindley Historian's files.   October 2007  when the  Lindley Veteran's monument was dedicated.            Kitty

Korean Veterans June 25th, 1950 ,–Jan 31,1955

Y indicates deceased in 2007         Some of those listed are no longer with us.


Aldrich EarlR.Sgt.Army11/7/193 -10/25/1996

AllenGlenn“Popeye”Chief Petty OfficerNavy



BrantMerlynL. (drafted 3/30/1951)2nd.Div.38thInf. Regt ArmyP.H11/17/1985



First "Town Meeting" in what is now Steuben County,NY

There is considerable interest in the  United States elections in
 November - 2016 .
In 1791, settlers in the Land of Painted Post as it was then called held a election which undoubtedly  was the topic of conversation for quite sometime.. and it's all documented in local histories.

The following is copied from the History of Steuben County, New York and Its People  by Near   1911  Vol.1 page 135

                              "First Legislative Representative
                  On the first Tuesday in April 1791, the first "Town Meeting" in what is now Steuben County was held. It took place at Painted Post, and the organization effected embraced all the settlements in the county organized five years later. In March,1791, the legislature of New York had given to Ontario county the right to elect a member of the assembly .                  Turner in his valuable "History of Phelps and Gorham Purchase " says of this first election in Ontario county :"Although …

Lest We Forget Patriots Day


Founders of Lindley,New York #2 Dr.Ezekiel Mulford

Copied from Colonial Ancestors and Descendants
by Uri Mulford Corning,. 1920      ( Gt.Grandson of Dr and Mrs. Mulford).

   Dr. Ezekiel Mulford
Ezekiel Mulford, ( 5th generation) (Ezekiel -Jeremiah -Thomas - William) was born at East Hampton in 1764, married Nancy Lindsley, daughter of Eleazer Lindsley and his wife Mary(Miller); died in Town of Lindley,N.Y. of Pneumonia Typus January 13, 1813; she died the preceding day and they are  both buried in one grave. The disease started in New England in the spring of 1811 and spread from community to community -causing many deaths. Dr. Mulford studied medicine and surgery first as an apprentice and doctor's assistant as was then the  practice, at Sag Harbor and later served in military hospital at Morristown, N. J.  He married Nancy Lindsley and they migrated to Wyoming ,Pa. on the Susquehanna and were among the first settlers of Lindley, in June 1790. Dr. Mulford brought surgical instruments and medical supplies. These together with th…

Some Presho History

Presho. Mrs. Albert Bennington is on the sick list. Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Marsh, of Elmira, have been visiting friends in town. O. P. Johnson, of Cammal, Pa., has been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Harrison Miller. Luke Gibson fell and was quite seriously injured while at work in his barn the past week. George M. Pepper is building a cheese factory. It will be run on the co-operative plan. It is expected that the factory will be finished and ready for business by the middle of May. May 6, 1901. Corning Journal  May 8,1901 Fulton site

Math Test from a Primary School Math Book1863


Copied from a Genealogy website. Dick Eastman

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter -
(+) Calculating Birth Dates from Death Date InformationThe following is a Plus Edition article, written by and copyright by Dick Eastman.  What day was that ancestor born? It seems like such a simple question, and yet finding the answer can be surprisingly complex, even when you have the numbers in front of you. Exact dates are often found in death certificates and frequently on tombstones. The problem is that these are often written as death dates followed by the person’s age at death.

With so many broken or damaged stones in our old cemeteries, I was interested in the repair job on this stone.  Repairing them is a challenge -so hats off to anyone who preserves the old grave stones.


Honoring Lindley's 1st Veterans Revolutionary War Veterans The Earliest Founders of Lindley

Lt.Colonel Eleazer  Lindsley - Lt. Colonel in Colonel Spencer's Regiment -Rev.War Buried in Lindsley Burying Ground

Samuel Lindsley -son of Col.Eleazer and MaryLindsley (recently discovered documentation - ) 4th N.J Regt. Wounded Battle of Brandywine at 17 years of age.-Rev.War (A Lindsley Descendant and a  DAR Representative are sorting out documentation since there were 2 Samuel Lindsleys from N.J.who served in the Revolution) Was Major in first Steuben County Militia. Buried in Lindley Burying Ground 

Dr.Ezekiel Mulford Surgeon 1st N.Y. Regiment -Rev.War Buried in Lindsley Burying Ground

Captain John Seelye Orderly Sergeant Col. Bradley's Connecticut Regiment  Rev.War Spy for General Washington Buried Lindsley Burying Ground

David Cook Ensign  -New Jersey Buried Five Corners Cemetery  Jasper, New York  Several Descendants buried in Lindley cemeteries

Joshua Mersereau Mersereau-Latoruette Spy Ring for General Washington Rev. War 2 Teenage Brothers with their Father aided Wa…

Our Town Lindley,N.Y.