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Landmarks of Steuben County, New York

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Landmarks of Steuben County, New York

  • by Harlo Hakes, b. 1823; Lewis Cass Aldrich
  • published by D.Mason & Company, Publishers, Syracuse, New York, 1896

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Table of Contents

Chapter I. County Organizations— Albany — Tryon — Montgomery — Ontario— Steuben— Claims to Pre-historic Occupation — Early Discoveries and Explorations — The French— The Dutch— The English
Chapter II. French and English Rivalry — The Indian Occupation — Iroquois Confederacy — The Senecas — The Jesuit Fathers among the Indians — Events Preceding and During the French and English Wars — Overthrow of French Power in America — The Delaware Village near Canisteo
Chapter III. Events Preceding the Revolution — Pontiac's League— Action of the Senecas — The Revolutionary War — Sullivan's Campaign — Brief Reference to the Indian History and Antiquities of Steuben County
Chapter IV. After the Revolution — An Era of Peace — Controversy between Massachusetts and New York — The Hartford Convention — The Phelps and Gorham Purchase — The Lessee Companies — Settlement of Difficulties — The Surveys — Sale to Robert Morris — The Pulteney Association — Charles Williamson — Foundation of Land Titles in Steuben County — The Anti-Rent Conflict
Chapter V. Division of Montgomery County— Creation of Ontario and Steuben Counties — Brief Allusion to Baron Steuben — His Life and Services — The Original Territory of Steuben County Divided into Towns — First County Officers — County Buildings — Second Jury District — Steuben County Civil List
Chapter VI. The Civil Divisions of the County
  • Addison
  • Avoca
  • Bath
  • Bradford
  • Cameron
  • Campbell
  • Canisteo
  • Caton
Chapter VII. The Civil Divisions of the County
  • Cohocton
  • Corning
  • Dansville
  • Erwin
Chapter VIII. The Civil Divisions of the County
  • Fremont
  • Greenwood
  • Hartsville
  • Hornby
  • Hornellsville
  • Howard
Chapter IX. The Civil Divisions of the County
  • Jasper
  • Lindley
  • Prattsburg
  • Pulteney
Chapter X. The Civil Divisions of the County
  • Rathbone
  • Thurston
  • Troupsburg
  • Tuscarora
Chapter XI. The Civil Divisions of the County
  • Urbana
  • Wayland
  • Wayne
  • West Union
  • Wheeler
  • Woodhull
Chapter XII. Events Preceding and During the War of 1812-15— Companies Organized in Steuben County— Results of the War— The Conflict with Mexico— The Steuben Company — Population of the County by Decades
Chapter XIII. Steuben County in the War of 1861-65
Chapter XIV. The Bench and Bar
Chapter XV. The Press
Chapter XVI. The Medical Profession
Chapter XVII. thru Chapter XX. Cities, Villages and Hamlets
Chapter XXI. Churches
Part II. Biographical
Part III. Family Sketches
  • Historical
  • Biographies
Family Sketches


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  • ''[[Space: Landmarks of Steuben County, New York| Landmarks of Steuben County, New York]]'' (Syracuse, New York, 1896), page
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