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Bound Leather Journal

Washington County, NY Book of Forfeitures, 1784

The Book of Forfeitures is located in the Washington County Archives, Washington County Clerk’s Office, Fort Edward, NY. It contains the list and description of Loyalist properties that were seized and sold. The names given here are the purchasers of the properties.

Residence of Alexander D. Stanley

Adams New York Biographies – Part 6

The following 10 biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890: George Potter; Mark Marriott; Matthew White; Jonathan Lamson; George Frasier; Austin H. Coughlan; Alfred A. Hodges; Joseph Bullock; Seymour H. Pitcher; and George D. Sullivan.

1864 Map of Adams New York

Biography of Lemuel Wheeler

Lemuel Wheeler, who served his country faithfully during the whole of the Revolutionary war, was born in Concord, Mass., in 1755. He reared a family of 12 children, most of whom came to Jefferson County and located in the town of Lorraine, about 1816, and together took up a large tract of land. Eli died …

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