AMBOY TOWN OFFICERS


 
 

Information was obtained from the History of Oswego County, N. Y., 1789 – 1877, published by Everett & Ferriss, 1878. 



At a town meeting held at the house of Ephraim Mowrey, on the 20th day of April, 1830, the following officers were elected:

Sage PARKE,  supervisor
Frederick AMBROSE,  town clerk
Anson ABELS,   Sylvanus COON,   T. A. KIDELLE, assessors
Joshua L. SMITH,   Truman M. PRINNE,   Dorastus GREEN,  commissioners of highways
Alvin CRANSON, collector
Sage PARKE,   Ephraim SMITH,   James EDMUNDS,  commissioners of schools
John JAMISON,   Nathaniel WILLIAMS,   Frederick AMBROSE,  inspectors of common schools
Anson ABELS,  John G. WOODWARD,  overseers of the poor
Alvin CRANSON,   John EDMONDS,   John J. WHEELER, constables
Daniel WHITLOCK,   Julian CARTER,   Sylvanus COON,   justices of the peace

The succession of supervisors and town clerks has been as follows:

Supervisors:

1830-31,   Sage PARKE 
1832-34,   Dorastus GREEN 
1835,    James EDMONDS 
1836,   Dorastus GREEN
1837,   Alfred SEAMANS
1838   Sage PARKE
1839   John JAMISON
1840-41   Julian CARTER
1842    William SANDERS
1843   John JAMISON
1844-47  Julian CARTER
1848-49  John JAMISON
1850  Ezra HALL
1851  George D. WELLS
1852-53  Robert S. CARTER
1854-55  Henry GARBER
1856  John JAMISON
1857-59  Henry GARBER
1860  George D. WELLS
1861  John JAMISON
1862  Zaphon W. MOORE
1862  F. H. BERRY
1863-64   R. J. CARTER
1865   John JAMISON
1866-67   George W. LUDINGTON
1868-69  Delos RANDALL
1870  George D. WELLS
1871  John JAMISON
1872-75 Thomas LAING
1876  Philip HESS
1877  George L. WELLS

Town Clerks:

1830  Frederick AMBROSE
1831  Martin B. MOWREY
1832-35  John JAMISON
1836  John DAVISON
1837 John JAMISON
1838  John P. HASSELKUS
1839 William SERGEANT
1840-47 John P. HASSELKUS
1849  Ephraim H. SMITH
1850-51  Wanton GREEN
1852-53  William SERGEANT
1854  Wanton GREEN
1855-56  William SERGEANT
1857-60  J. Duane DUNN
1861-62  George A. SERGEANT
1863-66 Andrew J. WHALEY
1867-70  David J. WILSON
1867-71  Thomas TOWSLEY
1872  A. J. WHALEY
1873  FRANCIS W. TOWSLEY
1874  George W. SERGEANT
1875-77 Calvin WARN

The following is a list of the town officers for the present year (1877):

Supervisor, George L. WELLS
Town Clerk,  Calvin H. WARREN

Justices of the Peace:
George D. WELLS
D___ WILSON
Fowler H. BERRY
John S. CLELLAND (newly elected, Hanford station)

Assessors:
Henry LEIGH
George LAING
Norris GRIFFIN

Overseer of the Poor, Ezra SPOOR

Highway Commissioner, James BLACK

Inspectors of Election:
John STUBB
A. J. WHALEY
George LEE

Town Auditors:
John E. PATCHEN
Warren WHALEY
George CLARK

Constables:
J. S. KINNEY
William J. BROWN
William GULLINGER
A. J. WHALEY
James CHRISTOPHER

Commissioners of Excise:
Archibald McINTYRE
_____BENNETT
Joseph RENN

We also give you a list of the business men of the town.

Those of Amboy Centre are:

Merchants -- J. H. SHORT, & SON and F. M. TOWSLEY
Hotel Proprietor -- A. J. WHALEY
Shoemakers -- Jacob WAIN AND J. S. CODNER

Those of West Amboy are:

Merchants -- F. A. DAVEY and Houghton & Joslyn
Hotel Proprietor and owner of cheese-factory -- Philip HESS
Blacksmiths -- Fred. ANDREWS and Nathan STANTON
Owner of the grist-mill -- Robert FORREST

There are three shingle-mills in town, owned by -- Benjamin BUTLER, Ezeek LOOK, and John SCHELL


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