Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Captain William S. Brooks 1820 Journal - Page 3

Here is page #3 from an 1820 journal written by my third great grandfather, Captain William Smith Brooks. You can find the second page of this diary here: Diary page 2.


Here is the transcription:

the Lake is truely romantic and
beautifull [sic] Tole at bridge25
Turnpikes at Sunday Gates45
To Dinner at Waterloo Village
here are a large number of flour
mills Trip hammers & no place can
be better Situated for Manufacturing
14 Slept at Geneva. Supper etc1.00
15 Canandaigua. 16 miles to Breakfast
and dinner, Left some clothes to be
wash'd Stage 1.00
16 arrived at Lima called on Mrs
Nancy Bristol. found 4 fine Children
17th Went to Avon and called on Mrs
Peirce. found 2 Children, and both
well situated7.25[?]
17. On Saturday morning took Stage
for Bufaloo [sic], on the way call'd on
Mr. Sam'l Albree saw him & wife
arrived at Buffaloo [sic] at 5 PM. On
18 Sunday morning to Stage for Niagra
falls. arrived at the falls at 2 PM
spent the remainder of the day in
crossing of to the British Side & [to be continued]
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

More Goodhue, Holbrook and Other Family Marriage Records

 Here are more family marriage records for the Goodhue and Holbrook families. Other surnames include: Edwards, Cune, Hall, Brooks, Bull, Chapin, Nourse, Draper, Roberts, Bartlett, Chalmers, Kleek or Kleeck, and Evans.

Unfortunately, I do not have definitive information on who prepared these family records, other than I found them in an envelope labeled "Genealogy Papers by Franklin Fessenden Holbrook, Mary Rogers Cabot, Frederick Cabot Holbrook and Aunt Lina [Emerline Mason Holbrook]". These documents were found in a storage room in an ancestral home located in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Here is the transcription:

Marriages.

Joseph Goodhue and Sarah Edwards, married in Northampton, Mass, Nov 2nd, 1815.
William P. Cune and Mary Ann Goodhue, married in Brattleboro, Vt, Aug 25th 1834.
Frederick Holbrook and Harriet S. Goodhue, married in Brattleboro, Vt, January 13, 1835.
Chauncey A. Hall and Lucy W. Goodhue, married in Brattleboro, Vt, December 12, 1838.
Francis Goodhue and Mary E. Brooks, married in Brattleboro, Vt, October 26, 1847.
Albert H. Bull and Sarah F. Goodhue, married in Brattleboro, Vt, November 14, 1849.
Dr. Edward R. Chapin and Sarah G. Bull, married in Brattleboro, Vt, November 12, 1873.

GrandChildren.
Franklin F. Holbrook and Anna E. Nourse, married in Boston, Mass, May 17th, 1860.
Frank E. Draper and Mary G. Cune, married in Brattleboro, Vt, Sept 17, 1863.
Joseph G. Hall and Lizzie B. Roberts, married in Boston, Mass, April 17, 1867.
William C. Bartlett and Julia H. Cune, married in Brattleboro, Vt, Nov 8, 1866.
William C. Holbrook and Anna M. Chalmers, married in New York, N.Y. Jan'y 17, 1872.
Henry Van Kleek and Ellen B. Goodhue, married in Brattleboro, Vt, [no date]
Francis Goodhue Jr. and Elizabeth Evans, married in Germantown, Pa, June 15, 1892.

Great GrandChildren.
Frederick Holbrook 2nd and Grace Cabot, married in Bratto, Vt, Apr. 12/[18]87.
John Kirkland Clark and Margaret Chalmers Holbrook, married in New York City, June 15/[19]03.
Emerline Mason Holbrook and Edward Cook Armstrong, married in New York City, June 8, 1905.

© 2014, copyright William C. Haskell

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Captain William S. Brooks 1820 Journal - Page 2


 Here is page #2 from an 1820 journal written by my third great grandfather, Captain William Smith Brooks. You can find the first page of this diary here: Diary page 1.

In this diary, he primarily lists the places he visited, boarded, ate meals etc, although in later pages he becomes a little more verbose in his descriptions.


Here is the transcription (please let me know if you can determine the last word in the fourth line down):

Lebanon Springs Board etc.2.90
Nausua Breakfast60
th
8 Albany. Dinner & Horse Credendosy[?]1.13
8 Waterford Sleep at Hulls1.16
9 Hulls Breakfast37
9 Schenectady Sleep etc.1.25
9 Amsterdam Abbott Sleep81
11 Johnstown Anderson B-38
11 Oppingham Nelles. Dinner25
10 Little falls Morgon Sleep1.36
Schyler Peacock40
11 Deerfield. Biddlecom. Dinner25
Sunday toles60
11 Utica Sleep. Bags1.13
12 West Moreland Crarys Break.34
12 Lenox. Blosson Dinner etc63
12 Chestewingo Cary’d Lodge etc1.44
Here it rained and I took the Stage1.12
To Phillips in Manulius 16 Miles to
Dinner Horse Shod1.69
14 Mercellus Sleep84
14 Auburn Breakfast50
On this route I pass’d Cauga [probably Cayuga] Bridge over 1 Mile long here the prospect of [to be continued]


© 2014, copyright William C. Haskell

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Family Records - Goodhue & Holbrook

I've uncovered some family birth and death records for my ancestors who lived in Brattleboro, Vermont. These are handwritten notes that are likely to have been written by Anna Elizabeth (Nourse) Holbrook (my second great grandmother) or her daughter, Emerline Mason (Holbrook) Armstrong. There is no date notation on when the records were originally recorded. Surnames in this record, include: Bartlett, Bingham, Bull, Cune, Goff, Goodhue, Hall, and Holbrook.


Here is my transcription of the records:


Family Record
[Notes likely prepared by Grandma Holbrook (Anna Elizabeth (Nourse) Holbrook) or Aunt Lina (Emerline Mason (Holbrook) Armstrong)]

Born
Joseph Goodhue     Oct 27th 1794
Sarah Goodhue     Mar 10th 1796
Mary Ann B. Goodhue     Aug 4th 1816
Harriet S. Goodhue     Sept 10th 1817
Lucy W. Goodhue     July 27th 1819
Francis Goodhue     Aug 26th 1822
Sarah F. Goodhue     May 3rd 1827

Grand Children
William G. Cune     Dec 17th 1835
Frank F. Holbrook     Mar 1st 1837
Joseph G. Hall     May 25th 1841
Mary G. Cune     Oct 11th 1841
William C. Holbrook     July 14th 1842
Julia H. Cune     Feb 25th 1844
Joseph Goodhue 2nd     Oct 29th 1849
Ellen B. Goodhue     June 14th 1851
John Holbrook     July 17th 1852
Sarah E. Goodhue     June 22nd 1855
Lucy Hall Goodhue     July 30th 1862
Alice Goodhue     Nov 10th 1863
Francis Goodhue Jr     Dec 13th 1867

Great Grand Children
William C. Holbrook Jr     Feby 12th 1873
Lucy Goodhue Hall     born April 14th 1871
Richard Knowlton Holbrook     born Oct 15th 1874
Frederick Holbrook Jr     born July 20th 1861
Emerline Mason Holbrook     born July 30th 1863
William Henry Holbrook     born Dec 30th 1865
Percy Holbrook     born Aug 18th 1868
Betsey Bingham came to our family to live June 1825

Died
Joseph Goodhue     June 20th 1862, 67 yrs
Sarah Edwards Goodhue     Nov 11th 1883
Chauncy Hall     May 8th 1856, 43 yrs
Lucy G. Hall     June 3rd 1859, 39 yrs
William G. Cune     April 3rd 1842, 7 yrs
Julia H. Bartlett     Dec 21st 1867, 23 yrs
Joseph Goodhue     Aug 23rd 1851, 10 mos
Sarah Edwards Goodhue     Aug 18th 1860
Lucy Hall Goodhue     June 3rd 1864
Alice Goodhue     Aug 17th 1864
Dorcas Goff     died Feb 15th 1853, 67 yrs
Mr A. H. Bull     died July 29th 1869
Mrs Wells Goodhue     died Dec 5th 1873
Mr Wells Goodhue     died Dec 18th 1874





Source: Holbrook and Cabot Family Records. [Privately Held].
Genealogy Box #2 - Genealogy Papers by FFH, MRC, FCH, Aunt Lina.

© 2014, copyright William C. Haskell

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Captain William S. Brooks - 1820 Journal Page

1820 Journal page from my third great grandfather, Captain William Smith Brooks.

"...and found good beds at every house & good Milk, and found the Bread either sour or musty. Butter good but too Salt."



© 2014, copyright William C. Haskell

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mary Rogers Cabot Book of Dates 1893

Book of Dates (continued)

1893 Grayrock Place Stamford
          Jan 12 GCH [Grace Cabot Holbrook] op.
1893 May 1-13 World's Columbia Expo.
          Caroline Keyes - GCH [Grace Cabot Holbrook], Eliz. L. Cabot & MRC [Mary Rogers Cabot]
1893 Oct GWH [Grace Ware Holbrook] born
          MRC's den - 

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Monday, June 3, 2013

Mary Rogers Cabot Book of Dates 1891

Book of Dates (continued)

1891 Apr 28, 29 Wolcott Balestiers visit
         May 13 -Aug 11 WBC [William Brooks Cabot] in England
         July 1 - Aug Chesterfield Lake, GCH [Grace Cabot Holbrook], children & MRC
1891 Dec 6 Dresden Wolcott Balestier died

© 2013, copyright William C. Haskell