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676    WARREN    COUNTY.

Creek Center (p. o.) and Stony Creek, (p.o.,) both upon Stony Creek, are hamlets. The
first settlement was made about 1795.1 The first preacher was Jonathan Paul, a Christian Indian.
The first church (Presb.) was formed about 1800.2

THURMA5I3—was formed April 10,1792. Bolton and Chester were taken off in 1799, Johns-
burgh in 1805, and a part of Caldwell in 1810. The town was divided into
“Athol” and Warrens-
burgh Feb. 12,1813; and
“Athol” was divided into Thurman and Stony Creek, Nov. 3,1852. It lies
upon the w. bank of the Hudson, s. w. of the center of the co. The w. part is a high, broken
upland, almost unknown except to hunters. The
e. portion, along the Hudson, is a hilly plateau,
with several peaks rising 1,000 feet above the valley. Among the hills are numerous small lakes.
The soil is a light, sandy loam. AtllOl (p. o.) and
TllurmSMt, (p. o.,) both in the E. part, are
hamlets. Settlement was commenced in the latter part of the last century
.4 A Bap. church was
first formed; Elder Jehiel Fox was the first preacher. There are now 4 churches in town
.5

WARREWSBlTIlCrll—was formed from Thurman, Feb. 12, 1813. It lies between the two
branches of the Hudson, near the center of the co., and upon the ridges s. of the junction. The
peninsular portion is a rolling plateau 600 to 1,000 feet above the river. The s. w. part is occupied
by an immense mountain mass with several summits 2,400 to 3,000 feet above tide. Nearly two-
thirds of the land in town is arable. The soil is a light, sandy loam among the hills, and upon the
river it is nearly the same, mixed with some clay.
W&rreaistourgla (p. v.) is on Schroon River,
3 mi. from its junction with the Hudson. Pop. 700. Across the Hudson, below the mouth of
Schroon River, is a long bridge connecting this town with Thurman. The first settlement was
made a few years after the close of the Revolution
.6 A M. E. church, the first in town, was organ¬
ized in 1796; and the Rev. Henry Ryan was the first minister. There are 4 churches in town
.7


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


Names of Towns.

Acres of Land.

Valuation of 1858.

Population.

No. of Dwellings.

No. of Families.

Freeholders.

Schools.

tT

©

1

1

0

1
1

Beal Estate.

If

||

Bh&h

| Total.

1

"e

1

v|

2 s

53

Bolton.......................

9,583$

21,868

113,972

6,050

120,022

625

542

216

232

196

10

449

Caldwell....................

4,891$

9,081

75,628

16,325

91,953

452

428

164

170

138

6

378

Chester.....................

16,498

20,428

198,333

13,250

211,583

993

943

359

385

353

20

957

Hague.......................

5,154$

29,655$

59,449

5,259

64,708

309

306

96

110

67

i

277

Horicon.....................

7,492

28,555

101,580

17,275

118,855

678

568

226

335

175

12

551

Johnsburgh...............

12,954$

80,846$

209,463

5,102

214,565

1,059

924

356

396

293

14

800

Luzerne.....................

10,281$

17,187$

91,418

9,350

100,768

666

620

265

265

208

13

622

Queensbury...............

21,288$

16,674$

1,002,430

344,300

1,346,730

3,237

3,201

1,182

1,294

848

24

2,273

Stony Creek...............

3,618

45,113

55,492

1,450

56,942

491

422

178

180

123

7

359

Thurman..................

8,595

41,922

63,400

600

64,000

687

572

238

247

168

7

424

Warrensburgh...........

10,845

20,010

172,485

13,150

185,635

987

959

334

365

238

11

722

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

111,202$

331,341

2,143,650

432,111

2,575,761

10,184

9,485

3,614

3,979

2,807

131

7,812

Agricultural Products.

Bush, of Grain.

Dairy Products.


§<

1

§

1

S

2,065

454

706

856

347

872

2,270

694

811

501

238

648$

1,094

385

638

2,034

734

858$

930

454

686

3,154

1,452

6,173

601

222

189$

1,148

220

330

1,819

503

352

16,472

5,703

12,164$


Names op Towns.


Horses.

Working
Oxen and
Calves.

Cows.

277

1,000

588

171

288

298

450

1,121

709

132

565

269

180

728

366

358

1,064

913

282

777

484

960

1,039

1,363

143

336

259

128

500

308

260

703

604

3,341 8,121 6,161 16,472


Off

■ 5“

■§ i

s

«s

11

§

KIEL,

2,445

12,416

6,592.

767

7,187

4,211

2,778

25,149

5,705

1,123

8,105

13,317

6,292

457$

1,768

2,962

28,175

5,150

1,492$

9,355

3,473

20,744

3,720$

35,405

9,437

998

535

2,074

11,847’

3,511

1,961

12,935

2,102

5,703 12,164270,889 22,088$ 173,328 58,772$ 482,786    64,634    11,434$


ts s.

ll

£4


Si*

iS.g


19,721

10,683

31,855

9,601;

20,787;

32,246

20,362,

85,908$

10,165

13,075

16,483


48,606

27,632

43,030

27,300

44,200

63,506

40,600

102,982

21,470

26,575

36,885


1,629$

1,294

1,405

151

1,291$

2,023

616$

1,505

698

247

574


11,171

4,42-5

1.290

1.290
5,940
1,800

30,920

658

4,700

2,440


Bolton............

Caldwell..........

Chester...........

Hague.............

Horicon..........

Johnsburgh.....

Luzerne..........

Queensbury.....

Stony Creek.....

Thurman .

Warrensburgh,
Total......


t The first settlers were James Ferguson, James, John, and
Geo. Donald, Wm. Riley, Wm. and Alex. Murray, Hugh McMillen
and John and Jas. E. Cameron. The first birth was that of
Anna Murray.

* The census reports 4 churches ; Bap., M.E., Presb., Wes. Meth.

* Named in honor of John Thurman.

* Among the early settlers were Thurston Kenyon, Wm. John¬
son, Wm. Kenyon, (another of the first settlers,) Dyer Burdick,

Elisha Pendell, Oliver Brooks, Richardson Moore, Benajah Wells,
Amos Bowen, Abial Frost, and John King. The first marriage was
that of Duncan McEwen and Miss Cameron; the first death, that
of Zebediah Kenyon.    6 Bap., M.E., Prot. Meth., and Wes. Meth.

6 Wm. Bond, Joseph Hutchinson, Wm. Lee, Josiah Wood¬
ward,  Varnum, Richardson Thurman, and Wm. Johnson

were some of the first settlers. The first death was that of Wm
Johnson.    7 2 M. E., Wes. Meth., and Presb.



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