The History of Otsego, NY 
Burlington First Town Meeting 
& Supervisors

THE FIRST TOWN-MEETING
was held April 2, 1793, at the house of John Johnson, at which the following officers were chosen:

Supervisor

Jedediah Peck

Town Clerk

Joseph Wright

Assessors

Samuel Chapin, timothy Morse, and Jedediah Reynolds

Constable and Collector

Nathan Palmer

Commissioners of Highways

Adolphus Walbridge, Gersham Pope, George Bowdish

Constables

Willis Potter, Timothy Dimock

Pathmasters

Samuel Fisk, Jonathan Babcock, David Goff, Nathan Palmer, Amasa church, Samuel Warner, Whitman church, Robert Spencer, Roland Huston, D. Gardner, D. Miller, Gustavus Walbridge, Aaron Noble, Daniel Adams, Paul Gardner, Joseph Sweet, Matthew Rogers, Abijah Rogers, C. Webber, Benj. Gardner, Robert Garratt.

Poormasters

David Goff, Jedediah Reynolds

Fence Viewers

Samuel Chapin, Perez Briggs, Jonathan Brown, Stephen Cummings, J. Jackson.

Pound Master

Gideon Arnold

The following have officiated as supervisors and town clerks from the organization of the town to 1878:

1793

Jedediah Peck

Joseph Wright

1794

- -

1795

David Goff

-

1796

- -

1797

-  

1798

Jedediah Peck

-

1799

- -

1800

David Goff

-

1801

Jedediah Peck

-

1802

- -

1803

- -

1804

- -

1805

Edward Pratt

-

1806

- -

1807

William Munroe

-

1808

-

Truman Kilburn

1809

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1810

-

Artemus Sheldon

1811

- -

1812

- -

1813

- -

1814

Edward Pratt

-

1815

Nathaniel ?

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1816

- -

1817

-

Thomas Mather

1818

Truman Kilburn

William G. Angel

1819

- -

1820

Jedediah Peck

Artemus Sheldon

1821

Artemus Sheldon

William Church

1822

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1823

- -

1824

Amasa Thompson

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1825

- -

1826

- -

1827

- -

1828

- -

1829

-

Judiah Marks, Jr.

1830

-

Artemus Sheldon

1831

-

N. H. Marks

1832

- -

1833

William Park

-

1834

- -

1835

Isaac ?

-

1836

? ?

-

1837

- -

1838

- -

1839

Josiah ?

-

1840

- -

1841

Nathan Matterson

-

1842

- -

1843

-

K. Sheldon

1844

-

Lyman Balcom

1845

- -

1846

Andrew A. Mather

Amasa Avery

1847

Nathan W. Matterson

-

1848

- -

1849

- -

1850

Curtis Hemingway

-

1851

David Gardner

R. E. Atwell

1852

Kara Mather

R. Brown

1853

David Fisk

Amasa Avery

1854

- -

1855

William F. Jenks

-

1856

Truman Moss

-

1857

-

Geo. S. Gorham

1858

Dan Mather

K. Erastus Collins

1859

-

Chas. S. Firman

1860

Calvin Reed

-

1861

- -

1862

Richard E. Dimock

Marvin Matterson

1863

Elias F. Thompson

Chas. S. Firman

1864

- -

1865

Danforth D. Bolton

George C. Ritter

1866

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Chas. P. Sprague

1867

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J. J. Mack

1868

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J. H. Hall

1869

-

T. A. Rutherford

1870

Adna Wood

-

1871

Edward W. Hall

-

1872

Reuben A. Marcy

-

1873

Edward W. Hall

-

1874

Thos. A. Rutherford

Chas. B. Gorham

1875

- -

1876

Isaac C. Chapin

John Rutherford, Jr.

The town officers for 1877 are as follows:

Supervisor

E. Darwin Hills

Town Clerk

John Rutherford, Jr.

Justice of the Peace

Chas. S. Firman

Assessor

William Tynes

Commissioner of Highways

William J. Telfer

Overseers of the Poor

A. S. Bolton, A. W. Sprague

Inspectors of Election

Chas. E. Hubbell, H. L. Pierce, Chas. D. Thayer

Collector

Geo. R. Gorham

Game Constables

N. A. Marcy, J. C. Arnold, Dan Mather, R. E. Bolton

Town Sealer

L. Fitch Hubbell

Commissioners of ?

P. Bolton

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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