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406    MONROE COUNTY.

plaster mills, furnace, brewery, and a steam planing mill. Pop. 814. Mismford, (p. v.,) in
the s. w. part, contains two churches, woolen factory, flouring mill and malt house, a saw and
grist mill, machine,shop, and plaster mills. Pop. 446. Gartouttsville contains extensive quar¬
ries of plaster, flour and plaster mills, and 20 houses. Wheatland
Center, near the
center, contains a flouring mill and 15 houses. The first settlement was made in 1789,
1 by Peter
Shaeffer, from Penn. The first church (Bap.) was formed in 1811. The first pastor was Rev.
Solomon Brown. The census reports 9 churches in town
.2

Acres of Land, Valuation, Population, Dwellings, Families, Freeholders, Schools, Live
Stock, Agricultural Products, and Domestic Manufactures, of Monroe County.

Aches op Land.

Valuation of

1858.

Population.

§s

i

Schools.

Names op Towns.

Improved.

'I

£

&

1

Real Estate.

Personal

Property.

Total. \

1

j

Males.

Females.

S

o'

£

"i

S

£

Freeholders.

No . of
\ Districts.

j Children
| taught.

Brighton...............

12,079f

1,672

$1,032,786

. $36,45-3

$1,069,239

1,777

1,546

499

532

291

9

1,005

Chili.....................

19,8554-

5,1724

816,200

35,454

851,654

' 1,131

1,072

390

400

318

11

697

Clarkson...............

15,473

4,626 '•

568,235

112.035

680,270

1,107

1,070

392

415

291

10

790

Gates....................

10,601

1.935

720,860

116,700

837,560

1.221

1,126

423

459

296

10

1,044

Greece............,.....

24,289

5,7704

1,320,638

120,953'

1,441.591

2.323

2,164

805

852

589

18

1,527

Henrietta..............

18,5274

3,991

883,332

207,250

1,090,582

•1,105

1,039

416

357

300

10

706

Irondequoit...........

9,968

3,0834

587,840

48,234

636,074

1,660

1,574

582

614

460

6

1,291

Mendon................

18,9314

4,412

950,965

102.186

1,053,151

1,525

1,490

549

594

444

IS

913

Ogden..................

18,042

3,631

787.045

79,700

866,745

1,604

1,476

553

585

464

14

911

Parma..................

20,020}

6.0124

705,965

85,121

791,086

1,404

1,379

532

556

453

16

1,164

Penfield................

17,9544

4,962

707,297

4.3,600

750,897

1,544

1,487

607

612

434

12

1,111

Perinton... .■...........

17,295

5,094

838,533

54,000

892,533

1,661

1,-514

570

647

433

31

985

Pittsfield...............

12,648

2,0804

580.380

92,100

672,480

1,123

1,010

375

412

315

10

747

Riga.....................

17,0914

4,000

736,992

’78,452

815,444

1,050

975

384

385

. 202

13

835

Rochester..............

6414

614

9,362,408

2,582.565

11,944,973

21,682

22,195

7,408

8,557

5,584

18

15,863

Rush....................

14,837

3,556

860,920

83,910

944,830

889

861

301

318

215

10

646

Sw-eden................-.

17,6024

4,1454

1,033.086

275.229

1,308,315

1,982

1,985

712

523

523

13

1,293

Union..................

19,9694

5,7064

576,966

28,400

605.366

1.253

1,116

442

444

323

15

896

Webster................

15,454

4,703

552.277

94,871

647,148

1,228

1.160

496

518

333

11

931

Wheatland............

15,559

3,567

736,440

,137,149

873,589

1,439

1,377

480

503

283

10

967

Total..............

316,8404

78,182

24,359,165

4.414,362

28.773,527

48,708

47,616

16,916

18,283

12,551

245

32.916

Live Stock.

Agricultural Products.

« *

Bush, of Graiw.

Ss

,e

Dairy Products.

Names op Towns.

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Brighton...............

594

63-3

561

2.110

1,036

19,304

80,077|

3,3884

34,815

20,187

50,828

1,480

152

Chili.....................

956

1,479

966

8,745

2,142

49.074

96.2885

4,239

25,206

26.819

117,665

4.360

282

Clarkson...............

824

1,151

728

7,736

1,669

17,398

88,855

3.327

13.542

27,154

69,411

11,6.30

263

Gates....................

500

546

616

1.165

827

17,226

69,955

2.594

22,952

17,430.

41,285

850

20

Greece..................

1,365

1,667

-1,449

9.174

3.009

38,556

135,684f

5,2894

98,293

61,656

159,985

4,745

1,379

Henrietta..............

867

1,061

822

6,055

1.966

54,710

115,292

3.9394

16,520

25,061

72,319

7,873

372

Irondequoit..'........r"

513

630

654

1.167

932

24,809

43,8S1

2,074

' 87,633

12,031

45,512

1,160

53

Mendon................

1,155

1.222

1.067

8,658

1.303

83,321

117,6835

2,444

18.453

10,670

96,020

1.3,035

338

Ogden..................

1,009

1,343

956

5.690

1,793

52,183

107,706i

3,6664

32,509

40,526

110,217

9.163

289

Parma..................

1,180

1,655

1.235

9,626

2.905

27,6025

128,81ij

3,9694

31,631

42,509

150,751

9.593

731

Penfield................

1,044

1,027

1,040

4.999

2,053

35,316

131,003

2,1934

57,044

38,714

94,318

10,495

680}

Perinton...............

1,000

1.606

918

5,008

1,676

44.943i

101,503

3,062}

62,150

25,729

81,868

10,626

144

Pittsfield...............

831

838

593

3,669

1,207

32.343

68,9654

1,586

30,668

7,818

40,633

670

Riga.....................

894

1,146

745

7,154

1,782

74,831

84.0544

2,431

9,697

23,707

68,930

10,425

218

Rochester..............

1,544

25

844

323

200

2,179

94

2,130

1,715

376

Rush....................

782

861

686

6,734

2.102

47,013

71.728

1,981

10,890

16,790

78,910

4.400

180

Sweden..................

986

1,432

1,002

5,816

1,895

62,059

82,999

3,057

10,553

30.210

86,909

12,600

685

Union..................

1,043

1,629

968

10,617

2,398

10,7655

151.385

3,6704

27,899

20,820

108,101

7,011

486

Webster...............

891

1,025

921

5,825

1.731

19.876

94,973

3,227

42.586

33,477

126,350

3,335

671

Wheatland............

1,015

1,005

793

6,869

1,978

1107,999

60,526

2,505

19,380

8,468

43,127

7,802

404

Total..............

18,913

21,981

17,564

116,817

34,727

1819,529i

1,833,551

58,738}

654,551

491,491

1,643,515

131,253

7,347},

soon after. Zachariah Garbutt and family settled at what is
now Garbuttsville, in 1805; and Powell Carpenter, near Scotts-
vilie, in 1804. The first marriage was that of Peter Shaeffer, jr.,
and a daughter of Jacob Schoonover, in 1790. (Ebenezer Allen
had previously added another inmate to his harem by a pre¬
tended marriage with Lucy Chapman. See p. 711.) The first
death was that of Peter Shaeffer, sen. Jacob Scott kept the first
inn, Abram Hanford the first store; and Francis Albright
built the first sawmill, in 1810, and the first gristmill, in 1804.
John and Robert McKay built the first gristmill, at Mumford,
in 1808; and Donald McKenzie erected the first cloth dyeing
works w. of Genesee River.

2 2 Presh., 2 Bap., 2 Friends, 2 R. 0,, M. E., and United Ref.
Presb.


1

Mr. Shaeffer and his sons Peter and Jacob came in; Dec.
1789. They found a settlement commenced hy Ebenezer Allen
and his brother-in-law, Christopher Dugan, near the mouth of
Allens Creek, a short distance below Scott-sville. Allen had a
comfortable log house and about 60 acres of improvement. The
Shaeffers became the purchasers of his farm, paying $2.50 per
acre. After the sale. Allen left with his family for Mount Morris.
'The valley of the river below Shaeffer’s was slow in settling;
Joseph Morgan came in 1792, Andrew Wortman in 1794 or ’95.
Caleb Aspinwall, Peter Conkle, Frederick and Nicholas ITetz-
ler were early settlers in the Shaeffer neighborhood. Reuben
Heath came from Vt. in 1799. The s. w. part was early settled,
under the auspices of Charles Williamson, by Scotch, among
whom were John McNaughton and family, near Mumford.
Isaac Scott settled at Scottsyille about 1790, and Donald McVean


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