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31 July 1998 -- William L. Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I was looking up the record for Daniel Wing,who was buried at Clymer Cemetary in Clymer, NY. I can give you his birth date and
approximate death date as follows: He was born July 2, 1757 in Dartsmouth, Mass. He was the son of Daniel and Rebecca (Gifford) Wing. I have his death shown as 1836?. I am a descendant of Daniel Wing. It's really nice to see someone keeping these records for the use of all.
5 November 1835 - Phineas Bidwell
born 1758. died age 77, buried Stockton, NY
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser, Nov 14, 1835, pp. 2-5
WAR OF 1812
Otis TOWER born: 03 Dec 1779 died: 16 Aug 1854 buried next to his wife, Sarah, and several children including: Lanson, Altveda, Lyman, Samuel D., Nathaniel, and Zerucah. Col. Lanson TOWER born: 22 Apr 1805 died: 15 Apr 1888 Son of Otis and Sarah TOWER Wife: Diana PERHAM Uriah CHAPMAN b: 13 Feb 1825 d: 07 Aug 1885 112th NY Vol. Inf. Co. C Pvt. 8/11/62 - 6/13/65 Buried: Forestville Pioneer Cemetery with his wives: Sarah WHIPPLE and Emeline TOWER (granddaughter of Otis TOWER from above).
Ashley COLLIS a veteran of the Civil War and listed in the list of veterans from Chataqua Co. as: Ashley COLLIS, Pomfret, CC-134 in this web site is buried in the Rockway Cemetery in what was Louth Township, now in the Town of Lincoln, Niagara Region , Ontario. The monument reads:
"Ashley / COLLIS / Corp. 49 Rege.Co.A / N.Y. Volunteers / born / Apr. 29, 1844 / died / Oct. 9, 1899 / (on the base) COLLIS"
Ashley settled here and married his brother Henry's widow. I have his military records from the U.S. Military records office and a good deal of info. on him and his family.