Provoncha/Provancha/Provencher and related Families

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  • ID: I10558
  • Name: Betsy FINCH
  • Given Name: Betsy
  • Surname: Finch
  • Sex: F
  • _UID: AB2B378F8DBB444482DF7A5A20C872A7A255
  • _FSFTID: LQRH-G8N
  • Change Date: 16 OCT 2013
  • Note: Children: 1. Abigail, born Canaan, Col. Co., c 1786, married James H Stranahan c 1801. They were the parents of two children, William & Elizabeth. All lived & farmed in the town of Chesterfield, Essex Co., NY., close to the farm established by Samuel Jackson near [south-east of] Augur Lake in 1799-1800. Abigail's tombstone data informs that she was born in 1786 & died1842/04/24. Source - p 358, Vol 2, Headstone Inscriptions of Clinton County, NY, compiled by Clyde M Rabideau. Tombstone data from same source follows for other family members: James H Stranahan, born 1781, died 1849/02/06. William Stranahan: b 1802/03/09, - d 1861/04/17. Eliza, [wife of Enoch W Reynolds], b 1805, - d 1864/09/04. All are buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Keeseville. Birthdates of William & Eliza suggest that Abigail married James H Stranahan c 1801. 2. Mary / [Polly] born c 1788/1789, New Concord, Col. Co., married William Cady c 1808/1809. They were parents of seven children perhaps including Samuel Jackson Cady, William Finch Cady, Daniel Cady and Eliza Cady. The family lived in Charleston, Montgomery County, Peru & Keeseville, Clinton Co., & the Albany area. Some members of the family later moved to Indiana. William is reported to have died of Smallpox, probably c 1836-1840. The place & date of his death is unknown. No further information is known about Mary [Jackson] Cady's later life and death. 3. Daniel, born Peru, Clinton Co., c March, 1791, married Rhoda AnnCady, April 5, 1815 in Charleston, Montgomery Co., NY. 8 Children survived to maturity. They were: Julia Ann Jackson, b March 28, 1817; Sarah Jane Jackson, b June 11, 1820; Samuel Doty Jackson, b March 24, 1824; Charlotte Elizabeth Jackson b July 31, 1827; Daniel Cady Jacksonb November 16, 1830; Oscar Fitzgerald Jackson b February 18, 1833; Martin Van Buren Jackson b December 23, 1836; and William Wallace Jackson b November 12, 1839. The first four children in this family were born in the town of Chesterfield, Essex County, NY. The remaining family members were born in the town of Elizabethtown, Essex Co. NY. Members of the family moved to Wisconsin from 1848 - 1858 & lived in Beloit, Sparta, Kilbourn City and Eau Claire. Daniel & Rhoda Ann retired to Sparta, Wisc. in 1858 where both died; Daniel, on December 4, 1864; and Rhoda Ann on January 23, 1879 aged 83. 4. John, born 27 September, 1794 in Peru, married Harriet E. Tyler, 1802-1874, 4 children, Olive, John S, Caroline & Andrew. John Jackson &his family moved to Wisconsin c 1855 & settled in Eau Claire. Several members of this family are buried at Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire, WI. 5. Elizabeth, [Betsy] born, Peru, Clinton Co., 20 Sept 1795; married Dexter Gilbert, on 27 April 1817 in Marlboro, Windham Co., VT; died in Enosburgh, Franklin Co., Vermont on 17 May, 1843. children: Rensselaer, Oscar F., Washington Irving, Dexter and Elizabeth. Dexter Gilbert remarried and continued to live with his family in Enosburgh, VT. 6. Samuel, born in Peru, Clinton Co., 1797/1798; married c 1823, family of 1 girl, age 5 & under 10; 2 boys under five years of age in census of 1830. No information has been found regarding this family's whereabouts after 1830. 7. Sarah / [Sally] born Chesterfield, Essex co 11 September, 1801, married George Morrell c 1820 and moved to London, Ontario, Canada. George Morrell was born 1 May, 1798 and died 29 March 1834 in London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Upper Canada. They had six children, Isabella, Elizabeth, Sarah, Samuel, William Henry and John Hamilton. Sarah died 6 April, 1854 in London, Middlesex County, Ontario, Upper Canada. 8. Delia born c 1804/05, town of Chesterfield, Essex Co., is believed to have married Charles Sherman c 1823/24, as they had 3 children, including one 5 and under 10, by the 1830 census. The family lived in the town of Peru in the 1830 census; in the town of Chesterfield in 1840; in the town of Ausable in 1850, where Charles was listed - occupation of Labourer; & 1860, where Charles is not included, and most of the family have moved on to live independently. Children listed in the 1850 and 1860 censuses include Phebe, b c 1830; Samuel, b c 1834; Charles Jr., b c 1847; Mary J., b c 1840; Elizabeth, b c 1842; Helen,b c 1844/45; Prudence, b 1848. The names of any other children are unknown. Delia was born c 1804/05 according to the 1850 and 1860 census information. No other information has been found. Note: The information above on Betsy Finch, Abigail Jackson and Delia Jackson is based on circumstantial information. Research is continuing.
  • Birth: 1760 OR 1764
  • Death: Y



    Marriage 1 Samuel JACKSON b: 23 MAR 1760 in Voluntown, New London, Connecticut, United States
    • Married: 1784 OR 1785
    • Sealing Spouse: 14 MAR 1953 in LOGAN
    Children
    1. Has No Children Abigail JACKSON b: ABT 1786 in New Concord, (Now Bozrah), New London, Connecticut, United States
    2. Has Children Mary (Polly) JACKSON b: 1788 OR 1789 in Chesterfield, Essex, New York, United States
    3. Has Children Daniel JACKSON b: MAR 1791 in Peru, Clinton, New York, United States
    4. Has Children John JACKSON b: 29 SEP 1794 in Peru, Clinton, New York, United States
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth (Betsy) JACKSON b: ABT 1795
    6. Has No Children Samuel JACKSON b: ABT 1797
    7. Has No Children Sarah (Sally) JACKSON b: 11 SEP 1801 in Chesterfield, Essex, New York, United States
    8. Has No Children Delia JACKSON b: ABT 1804 in United States

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