The History of Otsego, NY 
New Lisbon Supervisors

THE FIRST TOWN-MEETING

The first town-meeting was held March 3, 1807, at which the following officers wre elected:

Supervisor

William Garratt

Town Clerk

Eli Dimock

Assessors

Joseph Whitford, Samuel Warner, and Timothy Rockwell

Collector

James Church

Poor Masters

Joseph Whitford and Stephen Abby

Commissioners of Highways

Nathaniel Daniels, John Gregory, and Benjamin Fitch

Constables

James Church, Jr., and Ira Kinyon

Fence Viewers

Stephen Hopkins, C. Gross, Isaac Comins, Eber Harris, Matthew Robinson, and Stephen Abby

The following have served this town as supervisors and town clerks from 1807 to 1878:

Year

Supervisors

Town Clerks

1807

William Garratt

Zacheus Downer

1808

- -

1809

- -

1810

-

Joshua Smith

1811

-

Zacheus Downer

1812

-

John Blood

1813

-

D. E. Downer

1814

Lemuel Pattengill

-

1815

Cyrenus Noble

John Blood

1816

Joseph Bolkon

Isaac Fitch

1817

- -

1818

-

Solomon Gardner

1819

-

Zacheus Downer

1820

Otis Starkey

Lemuel Pattengill

1821

- -

1822

Lemuel Pattengill

Daniel Pierce

1823

- -

1824

- -

1825

- -

1826

- -

1827

- -

1828

David M. Hard

-

1829

- -

1830

- -

1831

- -

1832

Joseph Peck

-

1833

- -

1834

- -

1835

- -

1836

- -

1837

- -

1838

- -

1839

- -

1840

- -

1841

- -

1842

- -

1843

-

John S. Pattengill

1844

-

M. W. Cummings

1845

Benjamin Morehouse

-

1846

David Robinson

-

1847

Fitch Pattengill

-

1848

-

John F. Mather

1849

- -

1850

John F. Mather

-

1851

- -

1852

Fitch Gregory

Theodore White

1853

 

A. Fuller

1854

-

Theodore White

1855

Andrew Gregory

Dewitt C. Davis

1856

James S. Perkins

D. Fowlston

1857

- -

1858

Isaac C. Kimball

Daniel F. Pattengill

1859

- -

1860

George I. Peck

-

1861

- -

1862

Robert B. Hume

Wm. B. Benjamin

1863

-

Oscar F. White

1864

George I. Peck

John F. Mather

1865

- -

1866

William M. Deming

E. A. Nearing

1867

Isaac Gregory

John F. Mather, Jr.

1868

- -

1869

- -

1870

Francis O. Bingham

John F. Mather, Jr.

1871

-

G. Clayton Peck

1872

Hiram C. Potter

-

1873

S. C. Gregory

-

1874

Daniel F. Pattengill

John Hume

1875

- -

1876

- -

The officers for 1877 are as follows:

Supervisor

Rhodolphus Alger

Town Clerk

Walter H. Yates

Justice

Jonathan R. Neff, Jr

Commission of Highways

M. N. Rowe

Assessor

Hanson N. Gould

Collector

W. H. Merenuss

Overseer of the Poor

E. S. Bell

Town Auditors

James R. l. Walling, M. H. Bell, and D. W. Gallupp

Constables

Edward Haxwell, A. G. Harrington, George Potter, A. C. Westcott, and Chas. W. Utter

Excise Commissioner

Wm. W. Snow

Transcribed by Holice B. Young

Original website created by Debbie Axtman

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