The History of Otsego, NY 
Edmeston Village Supervisors

EDMESTON VILLAGE

Edmeston village is pleasantly located, and contain four church, Methodist, Free Methodist, Baptist and Universalist, and the following business interests: physicians, Wm. B. Chambers, Wm. M. Spencer; general stores, J. J. Talbot, Wm. Talbot & Son, Truman Barrett; grocer, Geo. M. Pitts; postmaster, F. A. Bilyes; hotels, Delos Davis, S. W. Barton; harness-shop, Wm. H. Humphrey; hardware, etc., chamberlain & Hopkins; Tannery, Lewis Spencer; blacksmiths, Levi Brown, M. Smith; wagon-shop, Chas. Squire; furniture, Arthur M. Worden; foundry and machine-shop, Nelson L. Green; cooper, H. G. Talcott; grist- and saw-mills, Edgar Bassett; boots and shoes, Wm. Joselyn.

TOWN OFFICIALS

The records of this town are lost prior to 1831; from that date to 1878 we give below the names of those who have occupied the offices of supervisor and town clerk:

Year

Supervisors

Town Clerk

1831

Erastus Waldo

Joseph Bootman

1832

Artemus Goodenough

-

1833

- -

1834

- -

1835

Halsey Spencer

-

1836

-

I. P. Brown

1837

- -

1838

Artemus Goodenough

Joseph Bootman

1839

Ephraim Chamberlain, Jr.

Silas Burleson

1840

- -

1841

Abijah Beardsley

Chas. Hammond

1842

- -

1843

K. Chamberlain

-

1844

-

O. W. Calkins

1845

Chas. Hammond

Samuel Hopkins

1846

Abijah Beardsley

Julius Lines

1847

- -

1848

Lyman Deming

-

1849

- -

1850

- -

1851

-

Lyman White

1852

- -

1853

Wm. M. Spencer

Jobe Perry

1854

- -

1855

Walter H. Chapin

-

1856

Ephraim Chamberlain

Oliver B. York

1857

Levi A. Beardsley

-

1858

Daniel R. Barrett

-

1859

Joshua Masson

-

1860

Levi A. Beardsley

-

1861

Julius Lines

-

1862

- -

1863

Wm. H. Spencer

-

1864

Solomon Husic

-

1865

- -

1866

-

Hamilton G. Talbott

1867

- -

1868

Truman Bootman

Julius Lines

1869

Wm. M. Spencer

Ely Chamberlain

1870

Truman Bootman

F. H. Bilyes

1871

Wm. M. Spencer

-

1872

Nelson Matteson

-

1873

Ely Chamberlain

-

1874

-

Arthur A. Pope

1875

Lewis Spencer

Edgar Bootman

1876

William Talbot

-

The present officers (1877) are as follows:

Supervisor

William Talbot

Town Clerk

Edgar Bootman

Justice of the Peace

Truman Bootman, Orrin Howard

Collector

George Wright

Assessor

Thomas A. Page

Commission of Highway

Erastus G. Waldo

Overseers of the Poor

W. Burlington, Samuel C. Bassett

Trustees of School Fund

G. W. Arnold, H. Langsworthy

Inspectors of Election

Theo. C. Hinds, L. J. Dupee, Dr. F. David, Hollum Langsworthy, John Page, Delos Silts

Constables

Lewis Lamb, D. C. Talbot, D. Silts, George Wright

Game Constable

Erastus G. Waldo

Town Auditors

M. Coos, C. W. Hopkins, W. B. Chambers

Commissions of Excise

Moses W. Taylor

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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