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

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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

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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