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TRANSCRIPTIONS FROM NORTH ADAMS CHURCH RECORDS:
EXCOMMUNICATIONS / BAPTISMS / BIRTHS / DEATHS
The records below are available to the Adams, NY History and Genealogy site through the generous donation of Mr. Norm McGrattan.  In October of 2000, Mr. McGrattan notified site administrator Nancy Kendrick reference being in possession of records for the North Adams Church / Adams Congregational Church.  Mr. McGrattan has generously granted permission for transcription of the five diary size books to the Adams, NY History and Genealogy site.  Upon completion of transcribing, the books will be donated to the town of Adams in Mr. McGrattan's name.  THANK YOU, Mr. McGrattan for your kindness and thoughtfulness.  Your selflessness is what this site is all about; preserving historical and genealogical information for future generations.

NORTH ADAMS CHURCH RECORDS
Excommunications

Question marks within the chart of records below denote portions of a particular notation that can't be transcribed with total certainty.  Transcriber notes follow the chart of records as to possibilities of what is hand-written in each "diary."

NAMES OF MEMBERS
WHEN RECEIVED
BAPTISED
DEATHS
DISMISSIONS
EXCOMMUNICATIONS
REMARKS
Bartlette, Julius Blank No Blank BLANK July 11, 1849 Deacon, 1833
Bartlett, Mrs. J. Blank Blank Blank Blank July 11, 1849 Mary
Bartlett, Ebenesar Blank Blank March 8, 1848 Blank Blank By Letter
Bartlett, Mrs. Eben. Blank Blank Blank Blank Blank Eunice-By Letter
Bristol, Abner Blank  Aye  Blank  Blank  Sept 14th, 1839  Blank
Beardsley, Haimah Blank  Aye Blank  Dismissed  Blank Blank 
Baley Mary E. May 13, 1839  No  Blank March 19th, 1839 Blank Blank
Barns, Sarah August ?, 1841   Aye Blank  January 8th, 1843  Blank  Blank
Colton, Herman Nov. 10, 1829  No  Blank  Blank  Blank  Deacon 1829
Colton, Mrs. Herman Oct. 5, 1818 No  Blank  Blank  Blank  Blank 
Colton, Mary Aug. 10, 1834 No  Blank  Blank  Blank  Blank 
Colton, Julia Ann July 21st, 1839  No  March 13th, 1843  Blank  Blank  Blank
Cook, Mrs. Elisabeth Aug. 21, 1819  Blank 
January 6th, 1828 
Blank  Blank  By Letter 
Cady, Esquire Blank Aye  Water Stain Blank Excommunicated Blank
Colbaurn, Lenqist Sept. 8, 1839  Aye  Blank  Blank  July 18th, 1849  By Letter
Colbaurn, Mrs. L. Sept. 8, 1839 No  July 24, 1840  Blank  Blank  By Letter
Cowan, Roxy July 21, 1839 Aye Blank  Blank  Blank  Blank
Cook, Charles Blank  Blank  Blank  March 20th, 1840 Blank  Blank 
Cady, Luna Aug. 10, 1841 No  Dead  Blank  Blank  By Letter 
Cady, Jane Aug. 10, 1841 Aye  Blank  Blank  Blank  Blank
Cady, Mary Aug. 10, 1841 Aye March, 1830 Blank Blank Blank
Cady,Genanne * Aug. 10, 1841 Aye Blank  Blank  Blank  Blank
Cady, James Aug. 10, 1841  Aye Blank  Blank  Blank  Blank
Cotton, Maryan July 20, 1843 Aye Blank Oct 15, 1843 Blank Blank
Ladd, Sylvester Aug 10, 1841  Aye Blank Blank Blank Blank
Ladd, Mathew Aug 10, 1841 Aye Dead Blank Blank  Blank
Ladd, Eliphalet July 20, 1843 Aye Blank ? By Letter Blank Blank
Ladd, Mrs. Eliphalet July 20, 1843 No Blank By Letter July 1, 1859 Blank Blank
Lyon, Leander Oct 1st, 1846 No Blank DIS Blank By Letter
Lyon, Pamela his wife Oct 1st, 1846 No Blank DIS Blank By Letter
Jeffers, John Blank No Blank April 20, 1842 Blank Claminda-By Letter
Jeffers, Mrs. John Blank Blank Blank April 20, 1842 Blank Blank
Jeffers, Claminda August 31st, 1841 No Blank August 31, 1841 Blank By Letter
Mack, Samuel A. August 25, 1817 No Blank March 19th 1802 Blank Deacon, 1833
Mack, Mrs. S. A. August 25, 1817 No June 24, 1843 Blank Blank Thankful
Mack, Minerva, Mrs. August 15, 1821 No Blank Dis. by Letter Blank Blank
Mack, Ralph April 25, 1833 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Mack, Mercy April 25, 1833 No Nov. 20, 1844 Blank Blank Mrs. ? Penney
Mack, John August 11, 1841 No Blank March 19, 19th, 19?2 Blank Blank
Mack, John February 4, 1844 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Mack, Mrs. John February 4, 1844 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Pierce, Simeon Blank Blank Blank June 31, 1842 Blank By Letter-Hanover
Pierce, Simeon Blank Blank Dead June 31, 1842 Blank By Letter-Hanover
Read, Simon April 2, 1838 Aye Dead Dead Blank Blank
Read, Mrs. Simon April 5, 1834 Blank December 13th, 1842 Blank Blank By Letter-Abigail
Read, Simon, Jr. July 25, 1832 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Mrs. Simon, Jr. June 5, 1821 Aye Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Elisha April 25, 1821 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Mrs. Elisha April 25, 1821 No No Blank Blank Maltby
Read, Ephriam May 16, 1833 No Dead Blank Blank Blank
Read, Mrs. Ephriam June 15, 1832 No Blank September 28th, 1845 Blank Lanny
Read, Asahel July 25, 1832 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Mrs. Asahel July 25, 1832 No Blank Blank Blank Mary-By Letter
Read, Chancy May 13, 1832 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Mrs. Chancy Blank No March, 1849 Blank Blank ???line
Read, Judith Blank No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Rich??ds, Marthajane July 20, 1843 Aye Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Nancy July 20, 1843 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Rickerson?, Margaret Blank Blank Blank Blank Blank By Letter
Rassiter, Mary July 21, 1830 No Blank March 25, 1840 Blank Blank
Rassiter, Mrs. Edward July 21, 1819 Blank Blank Blank Blank By Letter - Wife of
Clergyman
Trobridge, Phebe July 21, 1839 No Blank September 7, 1839 Blank Blank
Waughan, Mrs. May A. July 21, 1839 Aye August 6, 1840 Blank Blank Blank
Warener, Calvin June 15, 1833 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
Warener, Calvin Mrs. June 15, 1833 No Blank Blank Blank Aliah
Wise, Jeremiah, J. September 8, 
1839
Blank Blank Dismissed Blank By Letter
Wise, Mrs. J. J. September 8, 
1839
Blank Blank Dismissed Blank By Letter-Methodist
Znaham, James Blank No Blank Excommunicated Blank Blank
Znaham, Mrs. James February 4, 1844 No Blank Blank Blank Blank
TRANSCRIBER NOTES:

CADY, Esquire:
written in blue ink which appears to have been saturated with moisture.
Possible date of death January 6.  Year not legible.

CADY,Genanne:
Penmanship of given name difficult to transcribe.
Possibly Jenanne.
Writters "J" and "G" very similar in penmanship style.

MACK, Mercy:
Single letter written, possibly a "Z."

MACK, John:
Water stained.  Possibly a 0 (zero).

READ, Mrs. Chancy:
The first four letters can not be read clearly.

RICH??ards, Marthajane:
Could be Richards


TRANSCRIPTIONS FROM  NORTH ADAMS  CHURCH RECORDS:
BAPTISMS / BIRTHS / DEATHS
c. 1791 - 1844
Question marks within the chart of records below denote portions of a particular notation that can't be transcribed with total certainty.  Transcriber notes follow the chart of records as to possibilities of what is hand-written in each "diary."
 
NAMES OF
PARENTS
NAMES OF CHILDREN
WHEN BAPTIZED
BIRTHS
DEATHS
Bartlett, Julius K.
Bartlett, Julius, Mrs.
Mary Loisa
Sarah
Hannah M.
Alfred
September 7, 1832
September 7, 1829
September 7, 1829
March 31, 1844

November 12, 1831
March 2, 1832
February 4, 1829
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Bartlett, Ebeneser
Bartlett, E. Mrs.
Mary
Festus
Elisabeth
Julius K.
Chancy
Permelia
Emeline
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Colton, Herman 
Deac.
Colton, Mrs. H.
Eunice C. Ames - Adopted
Grimel Burt - Adopted
Chancy
Mary
Julia Ann
Marie Antoinett
Emily Malissa
Blank
Blank
September 21, 1817
July 30, 1819
November 5, 1822
June 10, 1826
March 12, 1839
April 28, 1813 or 14
March 6, 1808
September 7, 1817
June 30, 1819
March 28, 1822
February 9, 1826
September 26, 1828
Dead
Blank
Blank
Blank
March 13, 1843
March 15, 1842
September 1, 1841
Cook, Elisabeth, Mrs. Blank Blank Blank Blank
Colbaurn, L. ?
Colbaurn, L. ?, Mrs.
(Colbaum?)
George M.
May Hellen
Edward J.
November 10, 1830
December 15, 1831
Blank
November 23, 1824
August 6, 1839
May 24, 1838
Blank
July 15, 1840
Blank
Graham, James
Graham, Mrs. James
Blank Blank Blank Blank
Jeffers, J. Mrs. Widow Blank Blank Blank Blank
Mack, Samuel A.
Mack, Mrs. S. A.
Ralph
Samuel D.
John Clinton
Carlton Henry
Ann M.
Delia Elisabeth
September 15, 1878
August 25, 1821
Blank
June 12, 1826
April 17, 1831
June 15, 1834
July 25, 1819
February 28, 1821
October 28, 1825
July 13, 1828
October 7, 1830
September 6, 1833
Blank
Blank
Blank
September 9, 1832
Blank
Blank
Pierce, Simeon
Pierce, Mrs. S.
Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Simon
Read, Mrs. Roy
Elisha
Simon
Rial
Judith
Roy
Nancy
Chancy
Cyrus
Roxy
DeEsting
November 8, 1808
November 8, 1808
November 8, 1808
November 8, 1808
November 8, 1808
November 8, 1808
November 8, 1808
December 15, 1811
December 19, 1827
December 25, 1833
November 5, 1791
March 31, 1793
June 7, 1796
September 17, 1799
March 3, 1801
September 16, 1805
June 11, 1807
October 15, 1811
October 6, 1826
October 10, 1834
Blank
Blank
April 3, 1812
Blank
March 20, 1813
Blank
Blank
March 25, 1813
Blank
Blank
Read, Simon, Jr.
Read, Mrs. S.
Blank Blank Blank Blank
Read, Elisha
Read, Mrs. E.
Cyrus
Gilbert
May 14. 1822
May 14, 1822
October 10, 1821
June 13, 1830
Blank
Blank
Read, Ephaim
Read, Mrs. E.
Given name = ? Louisa January 25, 1837 May 18, 1835 Blank
Read, C(h)ancy
Read, Mrs. Chancy
Edward
Harriett E.
Mary Esther
May 5, 1834
June 25, 1836
September 7 or 8, 1839
December 17, 1833
October 11, 1835
May 9, 1838
Blank
Blank
Blank
Rossiter, Edward, Rev.
Rossiter, Mrs. E.
Mary
Edward
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
? Hamman, Wm.
?  Hamman, Mrs. Wm.
Mary July 2, 1844 Blank Blank
Vaughan, Mrs. M. A. Sophia
Ellen Augusta
September 8, 1839
September 8, 1839
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Wise, J. J.
Wise, Mrs. J. J.
George Rodney
John West
Mary Lowilla
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Wilkinson, Mrs. Wise Julia M. Wilkinson
Harriett Z. Wilkinson
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank
TRANSCRIBER NOTES:

CAULBAURN:
Last letter of surname could be an "n" or an "m".
 

READ, ? Louisa:
First name can't be transcribed, written in pencil and eligible.

HAMMAN:
First letter of surname difficult to read.
Might be a "W" or a "V" instead of an "H" based on all listings to this point being alphabetical.


BURIAL SITES OF N. ADAMS CHURCH MEMBERS:
The following cemetery listings are courtesy of Debbie Quick of the Historical Society of South Jefferson.  At my request, Debbie kindly confirmed that the North Adams Church Records are genuine and that the church itself was most probably located near North Harbor Road and Cady Road just west of the North Adams Cemetery.  A special thank you to the Historical Society of South Jefferson, especially Debbie for the following information.  You may contact the Historical Society of South Jefferson via e-mail or at the address below:
9 East Church Street
PO Box 55
Adams, NY 13605
315-232-2616
 
From the Cemetery listings at the Historical Association of South Jefferson:

Julius Bartlett - b. 1804, d. 10/9/1868, bur. Elmwood Cem., Adams

Mrs. Julius Bartlett (Mary) - 1806, d. 11/18/1874, bur. Elmwood Cem., Adams

Ebenezer Bartlett - b. 1771, d. 1848, bur. North Adams Cem.

Mrs. E. Bartlett (Eunice) - b. 1774, d. 1857m bur. North Adams Cem.

Festus Bartlett - b. 1798, d. 1859, bur. North Adams Cem.

Julius K. Bartlett - b. 1804, d. 1868, bur. North Adams Cem.

Chauncey Bartlett - b. 1806, d. 5/4/1889, bur. Lyman Cem., Lorraine

Abner Bristol - b. 9/1/1794, d. 12/13/1875, bur. Union Cem., Adams

Esquire Cady (should be Squire) - b. 1783, d. 1/29/1869, bur. North Adams Cem.

Luna (Lewis) Cady, son of Squire - b. 1827, d. 11/2/1840, bur. North Adams Cem.

Jane Cady, da. of Squire - b. 6/6/1830, d. 11/2/1840, bur. North Adams Cem.

Mary Cady, da. of Squire - b. 1/14/1829, d. 3/23/1850 (not 1830), bur. North Adams Cem.

Herman Colton (should be Heman) - b. 4/10/1786, d. 1878, bur. North Adams Cem.

Mrs. H. Colton (Lucina) - d. 1854, bur. North Adams Cem.

Chauncey Colton - b. 9/7/1817, d. 12/29/1891, bur. Union Cem., Adams Center

Julia Ann Colton - b. 1821, d. 1843, bur. North Adams Cem.

Marie Antionette Colton - b. 1826, d. 1842, bur. North Adams Cem.

Emily Malissa Colton - b. 1829, d. 1842, bur. North Adams Cem.

William Graham, son of Mr. & Mrs. James Graham - b. 1846, d. 1850, bur. North Adams Cem.

Leander Lyon - b. 2/1/1794, d. 8/1/1873, bur. Fairview Cem., Rodman

Pamela Lyon - b. 2/1802, d. 8/18/1865, bur. Fairview Cem., Rodman

Ralph Mack - b. 6/13/1759, d. 6/25/1836, bur. North Adams Cem.

John Mack - b. 1784, d. 6/18/1868, bur. North Adams Cem.

Simon Read - b. 1763, d. 5/18/1846, bur. North Adams Cem.

Mrs. Simon Read (Abigail) - b. 1770, d. 1842, bur. North Adams Cem.

Mrs. Roy Read (should be Rocsa) - b. 1771, d. 1831, bur. North Adams Cem.

Rial Read - b. 1796, d. 1812, bur. North Adams Cem.

Judith Read - b. 1799, d. 1864, bur. North Adams Cem.

Roy Read - b. 1801, d. 1813, bur. North Adams Cem.

Cyrus Read - b. 1811, d. 1813, bur. North Adams Cem.

Mrs. E. Rossiter (Betsey), wife of Rev. Edward - b. 1790, d. 2/19/1840, bur. North Adams Cem.

Wm. Hamman (Hammond) - b. 1811, d. 1893, bur. Honeyville Cem.

Mrs. Wm. Hamman (Hammond) - b. 1814, d. 12/26/1896, bur. Honeyville Cem.

Mrs. M.A. Vaughan (Mary Ann), wife of Richard - b. 1819, d. 1840, bur. North Adams Cem.

Calvin Warriner - d.. 4/8/1858, bur. Union Cem., Adams Center


ADAMS, NY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
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GENEALOGY
AND HISTORY LINKS
To New York State Resources,
Jefferson County Histories,
10th Mountain Division,
and much more.


HISTORIC FACTS OF
JEFFERSON COUNTY,
NEW YORK

HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
OF SOUTH JEFFERSON, NY

HISTORIC WRITINGS
BY ADAMS, NY RESIDENTS
HISTORY OF HOMES
AND LAND IN ADAMS, NY

HISTORY OF ADAMS AND
JEFFERSON COUNTY, NY
TOWN AND VILLAGE NAMING ORIGINS
JEFFERSON COUNTY JOURNAL
TRANSCRIPTIONS

Tuesday, March 10, 1896

Tuesday, March 31, 1896

June 16, 1896

Wednesday, April 18, 1945

Wednesday, March 15, 2000
Adams, NY Celebrates 200 Years!

Permission to reproduce
these archival papers granted
by The Jefferson County Journal
MEMORIES OF
THE OLD HOMESTEAD
BY HENRY LYMAN

NORTH ADAMS CHURCH
OFFICIAL RECORDS
Membership records,
births, deaths, baptisms,
excummunications,
burial locations

PATRICK - THOMPSON
CEMETERY RECORDS
Patrick Road, Adams, NY
This cemetery sits on the town line
for Adams and Rodman.  The majority
of the cemetery is in the town of Adams.

POTTER'S OF
JEFFERSON
AND ONEIDA COUNTIES
RECORDS:  LAND & DEEDS REMINISCENSES OF ADAMS, NY
RING FAMILY RING' STORE HISTORY;
INCLUDING COOPER AND
DWIGHT BLOCK
VITAL RECORDS INFORMATION
FOR THE UNITED STATES
VILLAGE OF
ADAMS, NEW YORK SETTLED IN 1800

F. W. WOOLWORTH
OF RODMAN, NY

EVOLUTION OF THE DEPARTMENT STORE
Woolworth's, Watertown, NY,
Belk, Bloomingdale, Gimbel's, Harrod's,

Hudson, Macy's, Marshall Field, Wanamaker, Montgomery Ward


KING OF THE FIVE-AND-DIME

FRANK WINFIELD WOOLWORTH, 1852-1919

WATERTOWN, NY:
Concern for Woolworth Building Future

WOOLWORTH CLOSES ALL STORES

WOOLWORTH CLOSES VARIETY STORE ERA

WOOLWORTH VIRTUAL MUSEUM
YEARBOOK TRANSCRIPTIONS:
1923 ADAMS HIGH SCHOOL

1924 ADAMS HIGH SCHOOL
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