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Reuben (Rubin) Fessenden
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Birth: Dec. 12, 1786
Death: Sep. 13, 1866

In 1811 the old Chautauqua road from Mayville to Ellicott was cut through and on this road over the next few years settled: Elijah Haswell, Cornelius DeLong, Jesse Dexter, Zaccheus Norton, David Cobb, John Love, Ichabod Russell, Abner Comstock and Seth Grover. Another Early settler was Abner Dingley. Wm Alverson came in 1812- with him were- Hezekiah Myers and Hezekiah Catlin. Also in 1812 came Porter Phelps, Dexter and Nathaniel Hatch, a little later Solomon and Reuben Fessenden came.
Most of the above came from Vermont and the settlement in Gerry was called Vermont.

Reuben with brother Solomon Fessenden;
Reuben was in the last battle of the war with the English, , at the battle of Plattsburgh he came to Gerry on foot from Vermont in the fall of 1815, built the body of a log house on lot 46 on the road leading from Sinclairville to Vermont (GERRY) he returned that same fall and brought his family, wife Lucretia FISHER ,in Oct of 1816, including his son Albro, his brother Solomon born Dec 20, 1788 came a bit earlier and settled in the south part of Vermont (GERRY)
The children of Reuben and Lucretia were
NORMAN B, born 7-13-1811 died, 2-11-183? Age 26
ALBRO H. MARRIED EMELINE ATKINS THEY HAD ONLY 1 SON, RALPH C
JAMES,died, 9-25-1829-age 13 EMELINE,died, 2-9-1838, age 18 ELINOR WHO MARRIED EDWARD PARTRIDGE, AND BETSEY ANN WHO MARRIED TRUMAN B COOK,

Brother Solomon married Clarissa and had several children including sons who carried on the name
his family in 1850 names misspelled in census
Suluman Fesenden 61 SOLOMON
Clarissa Fesenden 56
Benjamin Franklin Fesenden 20
Albert Fesenden 18
Jonas Fesenden 16
Elliott Fesenden 13
he is also in the census of 1870 age 81 in Washington, Green, Wisconsin with son Benjamin Franklin Fessenden
probably buried there

Albro and Emeline A. Fessenden who are in the Sinclairville Evergreen Cemetery 
 
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 Parents:
  Solomon Fessenden (1762 - 1812)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucretia Fisher Fessenden (1788 - 1865)*
 
 Children:
  Emeline Fessenden (____ - 1838)*
  James Fessenden (____ - 1829)*
  Norman Fessenden (1811 - 1838)*
  Elinor Fessenden Partridge (1821 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  Reuben (Rubin) Fessenden (1786 - 1866)
  Benjamin Fessenden (1793 - 1881)*
  Betsey Fessenden (1803 - 1803)*
  Bernard Fessenden (1803 - 1803)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Gerry Village Cemetery
Gerry
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Dolores Davidson
Record added: Apr 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67781363
Reuben (Rubin) Fessenden
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