The History of Otsego, NY 
Middlefield Supervisors & Statistics

The following is a list of the supervisors and town clerks from 1797 to 1878:

Year

Supervisors

Town Clerks

1797

Samuel Griffen

Thomas Jones

1798

- -

1799

- -

1800

- -

1801

- -

1802

- -

1803

Benjamin Gilbert

-

1804

- -

1805

- -

1806

-

Samuel Griffen

1807

-

Thomas Jones

1808

-

Samuel Griffen

1809

- -

1810

John M. Bowers

-

1811

- -

1812

Benjamin Gilbert

-

1813

-

Sumner Ely

1814

- -

1815

- -

1816

- -

1817

Sumner Ely

Daniel Gilbert

1818

- -

1819

- -

1820

- -

1821

-

Ashael Todd

1822

- -

1823

-

Samuel Griffen

1824

-

James J. Rice

1825

- -

1826

-

Lewis Barnum

1827

- -

1828

-

Benjamin Gilbert

1829

John Denton

David Lent

1830

-

Samuel Huntington

1831

Daniel Gilbert

Levi Wood

1832

Samuel M. Ingalls

-

1833

-

Barnabus M. Gilbert

1834

Erastus S. Sterling

-

1835

Ebon R. Morehouse

-

1836

Levi Wood

-

1837

William Temple

-

1838

-

Milton U. Chase

1839

- -

1840

Ebon R. Morehouse

John Hayden

1841

- -

1842

- -

1843

Milton U. Chase

-

1844

- -

1845

Sumner Ely

Everett Heams

1846

-

William Brooks

1847

Barnabus Gilbert

-

1848

Sumner Ely

George Henman

1849

- -

1850

Richard H. Denton

-

1851

Moses R. Brown

-

1852

- -

1853

George R. Fowler

-

1854

-

Orseenus Reynolds

1855

William L. Compton

Moses R. Brown

1856

Samuel H. Hunter

John Hinds

1857

-

Elihu C. Briggs

1858

Leroy K. Bown

Fayette L. Gilbert

1859

-

William Brooks

1860

Levi H. Bower

William H. Ely

1861

Elihu C. Briggs

-

1862

William Brooks

-

1863

William H. Ely

Farrand C. Parshall

1864

-

Samuel H. Hunter

1865

- -

1866

- -

1867

William Jones

Jordan C. Follett

1868

William L. Compton

-

1869

Aaron C. Parshall

Egbert Marks

1870

-

Lucien B. Bowen

1871

Egbert Marks

Martin E. Gates

1872

-

Lucien B. Bowen

1873

William Jones

-

1874

Horace M. Purse

-

1875

John G. Fowler

Delos Follett

1876

Fayette L. Gilbert

Lucien B. Bowen

1877

Adriel G. Murphy

John Peake

Officers for 1877 are as follows:

Supervisor

A. G. Murphy

Town Clerk

John Peake

Collector

D. M. Hunter

Commissioner of Highways

Henry Jones

Justice of the Peace

M. T. Bates

Railroad Commissioners

L. H. Bowen, J.G. North, and H.M.Pierce

Assessor

E. Brown

Constables

J.C. Lane, George Risedorph, Henry Andrews, C. Doolittle, J. W. Sexton, and Martin Eckler

Inspectors of Elections

L. D. Van Patten, Jay Eckler, S. M. Barnum, Jr., Harry North, H. Hubbard, B. Roger, and E. Eggleston.

Excise Commissioner

J. H. Ames

AGRICULTURAL AND GENERAL STATISTICS

In 1865 there were the following:

Acres of Improved Land

25,612

Cash Value of Farms

$1,533,335

Acres Plowed land

6,178

Acres Pasture

9,525

Acres Meadow

8,632

Spring Wheat-Bushels-1864

851

Winter wheat

857

Bushels of Oats

47,440

Bushels of Barley

1,443

Bushels of Buckwheat

8,300

Bushels of Indian Corn

19,460

Bushels of Potatoes

35,725

Bushels of Peas

953

Bushels of Beans

187

Bushels of turnips

886

Pounds of Hops

391,861

Bushels of Apples

35,834

Barrels of Cider

1,083

Pounds of Maple Sugar

11,606

Pounds of Butter

170,795

Pounds of Cheese

232,087

 

Area. - Middlefield has an area of 37,456 acres, and its assessed valuation if $562,710, and its equalized valuation is $726,646.

POPULATION

1800

1044

1845

3196

1810

2003

1850

3113

1814

2234

1855

3071

1820

2579

1860

3825

1825

2832

1865

2690

1830

3323

1870

2848

1835

3163

1875

2693

1840

3319

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Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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