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David Wing (1788 - 1839)

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David Wing
Born in Smithfield, RImap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in White Creek, Washington, NYmap
Profile last modified 21 Nov 2018
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Married SARAH BARNARD Jan 23 1812 White Creek. Children: Osborne (1812), Louisa (1814), Loretta (1816), Mary Ann (1818), George W. (1821), George Washington (1824), Morey (1826), Sarah Ann (1828), Merritt F. (1830), Sarah Jane (1833), Juliette (1836).

David was in great hip pain for 18 months before he died at the age of 51.

David was an apprentice for tanning under his uncle Jonathan Hart. He then moved to North Hoosick, N.Y. where he ran a tanning business. A flood soon after he moved there destroyed almost everything. He ended up in White Creek by 1820, along with other family members, farming there.

Census 1810: there were 2 men named David Wing living in Hoosick Falls, Renselaer, NY; one left while the other died (his son is listed in the next few censuses there).

Census 1820, 1830: Living in White Creek, Washington, NY. 8 people in the household in 1820; in 1830, of males 1 each between 40-45, 15-20, 5-10; 0-5; females 1 30-40, 1 15-20, 3 5-10, 1 under 5.

The family remained living in White Creek, Sarah being the head of the family. 1850 census: Sarah, 59; Merrit F, 19; Sarah J, 17; Juliette, 14. Merritt did the farming. Value of real estate: $2000. Their son Osborne, age 39, lived on the farm next door with his wife Abigail and children Agnes, 2, and John, 9 months; value of real estate: $3500.


  • The Owl Volumes 3 - 5 as found at [1]
  • "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 November 2018), David Wing, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States; citing p. 194, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 76; FHL microfilm 193,731.
  • "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 August 2017), David Wing, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States; citing 198, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 111; FHL microfilm 17,171.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Sarah Wing, White Creek, Washington, New York, United States; citing family 425, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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