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Surnames Beginning with "T"

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TAYLOR, Alexander Henry Muhlenberg. Seeking information about Alexander Henry Muhlenberg TAYLOR b. 1840 in Manchester, England. His parents are Lyman Oliver TAYLOR b. in NY and Margareth E. PELHAM b. in England. Alexander emigrated to the US in 1842. He was supposedly orphaned and raised by an undle in Troy, NY. Census records have been of no help. Joanne Pezzullo 1097

TEAL, Delmar. Seeking information about Delmar TEAL b. 7 Nov 1896 in Berlin. He is the son of Agustus TEAL b. 1854/55 in Bonn, Germany. Erny REGCOMP@AOL.COM 0797

THEROUX, HEBERT. Seeking information about John THEROUX d. before 1920 m. Dora HEBERT. Children: John and Agnes. Where was he born and who were his parents? Mike Weeks 0397

THOMAS, Peleg G. Seeking information about Peleg G. THOMAS b. 1769 and Peleg THOMAS b. 1706. They were probably in Stephentown, NY. Edward O. Thomas 0297

THOMPSON, BROWN. Seeking information on Enos W. THOMPSON b. 10 July 1827 in Rensselaer Co., NY. He was the son of Samuel THOMPSON. Mother's name is unknown. Enos married Adaline BROWN, daughter of Samuel and Diantha FOSTER BROWN. Enos died 26 February 1908 in Eldred Twp., Warren Co., Pennsylvania. 0298

THORNTON, ROBINSON. Seeking information about family of William THORNTON b. Nov 26, 1808 in NY and wife Maranda ROBINSON b. abt 1821. They resided in Grafton, NY until the 1840s or 1850, at which time they moved to Ionia Co., MI. In 1866 they settled in Fond du Lac Co., WI. William's mother was born in NY and his father was born in RI. There are two other THORNTON graves in Ionia Co., MI: Hiram THORNTON b. Aug 22, 1798 d. Feb 16, 1885; and Aseneth THORNTON b. ca. Apr 1803 d. June 17, 1884. Are these people related to William? Is one of them his father? Any help in tracking William's origins would be appreciated. Tracy Reinhardt 0997

THURBER, William. I am looking for any information on William THURBER, early settler in East Hollow, Petersburg, NY. A cemetery on Weaver Dam Road has many Thurbers listed; included is his wife, Phoebe. Does any one have dates or info on this cemetery? I am trying to link him to John and Priscilla Thurber who came over from England. My father Raymond Thurber lived in the town of Petersburg for many years. 1198 [e-mail address updated in June 2003]

TICE, BREESE. Seeking information about Sally Maria TICE m. Henry G. BREESE b. 14 Sep 1786. Their son, William Henry BREESE b. Nov. 7, 1810 in Rensselaer Co. Who were Sally Maria TICE's parents? Where and when was she born? Marilyn Brien, 128 Linda Drive, San Antonio, TX 78216 0197 [e-mail address updated in March 2003]

TIFFT, VALLETT. Seeking information about family of John TIFFT and wife Anna VALLETT. John was born in Rhode Island in 1758 and later moved to Nassau, NY. Anna was born in R. I. in 1760. They had 12 children. Mary Elizabeth Jennings 1198

TOBIAS. Searching for ancestry of the following free black TOBIASes: Angelica TOBIAS, listed in the 1830 US Census in Lansingburgh township, Rensselaer Co., NY, page 100; Benjamin TOBIAS, listed in the 1830 US Census in Athn. Twp., Greene Co., NY, page 204; Isaac TOBIAS, listed in the 1830 US Census of Smithtown, Suffolk Co., NY, page 268; John TOBIAS, listed in the 1810 US Census in Ward 5 of New York Co. (Manhattan), NY, page 281; Susan TOBIAS, listed in the 1830 US Census of Hudson, Columbia Co., NY, page 123; Tobe TOBIAS, listed in the 1830 US Census of Chatham, Columbia Co., NY, page 50; and Charles TOBIAS (may be spelled Charles TOBINS), listed in the 1810 US Census of Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., NY, page 491. Simira Tobias 1296 [e-mail address updated in August 2005]

TOWNSEND, James. Seeking information about the family of James TOWNSEND. He lived in Pittstown in 1790 and probably had a daughter named Anna. Anna is said to have been born in Pittstown. Don Austin 1097

TRAVIS, Jacob. Seeking information about Jacob TRAVIS b. 12 Oct. 1774 in NY, m by 1803 to Mary (maiden name unknown) b. 13 Aug 1782 NY, d. 4 Jul 1825 at Waterford, Saratoga Co NY. Jacob d. 24 Oct 1848 at Greenwich, Washington Co NY. Nine children born to them, first four at Schaghticoke, Rensselaer Co. the rest at Waterford. Seek Jacob's mariage date and place, and maiden name of his wife Mary . Joy Thomas 0698 [e-mail address given in June 1998 is no longer valid in March 2003]

TRAVIS/TRAVERSE, Gabriel. Seeking information on Gabriel TRAVIS, b "as near can be remembered" 1730/37, m Margret (maiden name unknown). Their children were: 1) Jacob b 12 Oct 1774 -resided at Scaghticoke by 1800, then at Waterford and d 24 Oct 1848 at Greenwich, Washington Co. NY.; 2) Pheba b Feb 1777. 3) Suzana b 11 Mar 1779, m James BLAKE on 1 Nov 1807 at Troy. Newspaper said they were "both of that place." 4) Gilberd [or "t"] b 2 Dec 1780. Seek date and place of Gabriel's mar and his wife's maiden name. Joy Thomas 0698 [e-mail address given in June 1998 is no longer valid in March 2003]

TWIST, Sylvanus. Seeking parents and siblings of Sylvanus TWIST b. 1799 in NY. Gerald A. Twist 1098

TWOGOOD, COLE. Seeking information about John TWOGOOD and Mercy COLE. John was listed as John TUGOOD in the 1800 federal census in Rensselaer Co., NY, then as John TWOGOOD in the 1820 federal census in Pittstown, Rensselaer Co., NY. IGI shows a John TOOGOOD born October 8, 1767, Swansea, Bristol, MA, son of Nathaniel TOOGOOD and Martha ???. IGI also shows a John TOOGOOD married Marcy COLE April 15, 1790, Swansea, Bristol, MA. The book, "Landmarks of Rensselaer County NY" p203, states, "... was a son of one of two brothers who emigrated from England and settled in Connecticut some time before the Revolution. Soon after the Revolution he came to Pittstown where he married Mercy COLE, by whom he had two sons and five daughters. Joseph Cole TWOGOOD was the eldest of the sons..." Any information on these TWOGOOD and COLE families would be appreciated. I'll be glad to share any information I have. Bob King, 991 Autumn Glen Lane, Casselberry, FL 32707-5852 0897

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