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266    DELAWARE COUNTY.

from New Canaan, Conn., came in within a few years.1 The first church (Cong.) was formed in
1793.2

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

Names of Towns.

Acres of Land.

Valuation of 1858.

Population.

No. of Dwellings.

No. of Families.

Freeholders.

Schools.

Improved.

©

1

1

e

7s '
$

Personal

Property.

7|

£

1

Females.

vj

Children

taught.

Andes......................

22,853

21,629

$407,233

$51,348

$458,581

1,337

1,199

432

441

365

20

1,107

Bovina....................

16,682}

8,217

240,753

67,926

298,679

638

586

208

220

183

11

516

Colchester................

14,189}

72.626

242,931

18,450

261.381

1,237

1.123

411

427

376

21

1,039

Davenport................

19,220}

14,844

376,533

40,154

416,687

1,113

1,120

399

422

279

19

979

Delhi......................

22,020}

16,273}

668.490

237,467

005,957

1,335

1,376

465

489

409

18

1,022

Franklin..................

34.514

14,499

728,725

92,710

821,435

1,581

1,605

618

651

557

27

1,091

Hamden..................

17,310

13,783

349,910

28,044

377,954

957

924

339

360

307

16

818

Haneock..................

6,329

95,648

373,640

7,900

381,540

1,335

1,177

430

456

204

19

858

Harpersfield............

16,002}

6,711

338,650

69,375

408,025

722

758

285

298

283

15

461

Kortright................

24,307}

9.339}

435.515

73.252

508,767

958

1,055

380

389

330

20

666

Masonville...............

13,519}

17,442}

259,292

14,207

273.490

801

742

285

294

307

15

675

Meredith..................

21,194

10,840}

339,470

45,900

385,370

738

765

303

316

273

16

597

Middletown..............

26,213}

24,381}

364,512

61,500

426,012

1,490

1,456

534

575

370

22

1,346

Itoxbury..................

34,635}

15,043}

548,503

102,554

651,057

1,276

1,257

460

473

277

18

1,003

Sidney.....................

19,051

11,478

405,210

14,000

419,210

920

877

345

373

299

14

710

Stamford.................

19,055}

9,522

378,488

119,313

497,801

780

817

295

322

249

13

622

Tompkins................

.18,721}

40,314}

500.629

127,100

627,729

1,671

1,619

592

653

539

33

1,405

Walton....................

18,581

35,859}

478,635

74,534

553,169

1,202

1,202

457

491

398

19

885

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

364,400}

438,452}

$7,437,119

$1,235,734

$8,672,853

20,091

19,558

7.238

7,650

6,005

336

15,800

Agricultural Products.

Bush, of Grain.

Dairy Products.

Names of Towns.

tel

598

414

349

563

526

871

440

192

439

613

370

474

752

677

502

434

490


a, ps)


Q.g

3,686

2,413

1,883

2,613

1,235

1,254

1,825

454

2.464

2,569

2,625

666}

5,020

4,335

1,909

705}

2,009

1,891}


44.776}
24^324}
24,519}
43,109
30,731s
66,666
26,691}
16.839
31,715}
36.572
36,314}
34,741
39,965
30,616}
54,517 J
23,596
45,041}
26,750}


7,774

6,109

7,168}

13,926

7,847

26,599

7,146

7,489

13,180

9,561

14,310}

13.063

14^506}

9,786}

17,441

8,887

14,526

10,247


269,052

223,490

97,572

192,860

216,202

393,332

170,785

45,608

240,010

326,740

124,252

221.217

26R611;

472,090

204,329

245,658

166,262

155,505


6,710

3,673

3,201

3,445

4,544

6.930

5,926

816

2,614

3,975

3.599

2,826

4,138

3,346

4,449

3,809

3,583

3,731


6,707

4,924

4,805}

4,452

6,002

9,476}

4,898

1,946

5.455}

6.629

4;531i

4.434}

7,069

9,078

5,342}

5,103}

6,851

6,190}


933

706

736

973

870

1,502


9,737

6,966

16,165

9,984

9,676

29,156

7,526'

5,835

20,635

20,645

13,700

11,722'

21,275

21,379

17,471

11,460

13,205

12,623


2,175

1.774
1,035
1,749
2,051
3,195
1,

494

1.775
2,385
1,291
1,763
2,441
3,817
1,756

v:

1,616

1,618


1,895
1,144
1,725
1,382
1,441
2,545
1,

695

1,583

1,855

1,703

1,336

2,810

2,1S9

1,622

1,205

2,01'

1,99:


Andes..........

Bovina-........

Colchester ...
Davenport...

Delhi..........

Franklin.....

Hamden......

Hancock......

Harpersfield
Kortright....
Mason ville..
Meredith .....
Middletown.
Roxbury ....

Sidney.........

Stamford.....

Tompkins....

Walton.......

Total..


2.

390

1,955

1,080

12,249

1,146

3,364

1,310

6,171

3,777

520

2,115

7,880

2,980

11,500

1,27'


764

1,054

567

823

1,118

1,595

907

791

736

724


209,567} 259,160 4,026,575 61,185


103,896}


39,557}


4,001
4,029
3,096i
4,088
2,065
6,394
3,432
1,619
1,987
2,556}

2,396
1,509
4,259
5,495
2,888
1,997
1,588
4,083

577483 637,488


i,140 30,697 34,484 71,315 15,870


into town, but she had set her heart upon the name of Samuel,
and a lot of land could not induce her to change her mind. The
first marriage was that of Seth Berray and Ann Goodrich.
Lewis Seymour and Judd Raymond kept the first store, in 1791;
M. Goodrich built the first saw and grist mill, and Robt. North
the first framed house.—
Hist, of Walton, in Nos. 6 to 22, Vol. II
of “The Walton Jour.”
Hon. Joel T. Headley, late Secretary of
State, was a native of this town.

2 There are reported 6churches; 2 Cong., 2 Bap., and 1 each
M. E. and Prot. E.


1

Among the early settlers were Gabriel and Robert North,
Isaac and Wm., sons of Platt Townsend, Wm. Farnum, Joshua
Pine aud sons, Daniel and Joshua, Michael Goodrich, Eph. Beers,
Jos. Cable, Thaddeus Hoyt, Chas. W. Stockton, Matthew Bene¬
dict, John Eells, Alan Mead, Lindal Fitch, Jas. Weed, Nathan
Kellogg, Cephas Beech Eph’m Waring, Sam’l Hanford, jr., Seth
Berray, David and Sellick St. John, and Seymour Fitch. The
proprietor offered a lot of land to the first male child born in
town who should be named Wm.Walton; and the prize was within
reach of a son of Mrs. Robert North, the first woman who came


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