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Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs:
Weatherbe

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[This information is from Vol. IV, pp. 1592-1593 of Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs, edited by Cuyler Reynolds (New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1911). It is in the Reference collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at R 929.1 R45. Some of the formatting of the original, especially in lists of descendants, may have been altered slightly for ease of reading.]

Aaron Weatherbe was born September 5, 1780, died May 25, 1840. He married in August, 1801, Sarah Smith, born April 23, 1783, died May 8, 1847. Children:

  1. Eliza, born February 9, 1803; died December 16, 1842;
  2. Sally, January 22, 1805;
  3. Aaron, July 17, 1808;
  4. Orril, mentioned below;
  5. Warren Smith, March 4, 1812, died in March, 1888;
  6. Mary, October 12, 1814;
  7. James, December 10, 1817;
  8. Charlotte, September 13, 1820;
  9. Caroline, April 7, 1823, died November 10, 1844.

(II) Orril, daughter of Aaron Weatherbe, was born March 12, 1810; died May 26, 1891. She married (first) ———— Bliss; (second) Henry V. Middleworth, who was born in Greenwich, Saratoga county, New York, December 7, 1813, son of Henry and Jemima (Flagler) Middleworth. Henry V. Middleworth came to Sandy Hill, New York, about 1840 from Adamsville, New York, and became an apprentice to Philip Neer, a wagon maker and blacksmith, and in 1831 established himself as a manufacturer of wagons. He continued in this business for a number of years. Afterward he bought land and erected houses in various parts of Washington county, New York. His building operations in Sandy Hill were very extensive and he contributed materially toward the development and improvement of the village. He built the Middleworth House, which is one of the most important business buildings of Sandy Hill. He opened River street and laid out Walnut street, which he gave to the village. Mr. Middleworth was also for a time owner of a livery stable. He was kindly, sympathetic and generous to a fault, and held the confidence and esteem of the entire community. Children of Mr. and Mrs. Middleworth:

  1. James Henry, died in infancy.
  2. Ella Josephine, born August 21, 1843; married (first) October 25, 1859, Frederick C. Burdick; (second) April 16, 1867, Burton Cuyler Dennis, of Albany, New York, who died October 23, 1890, aged fifty-eight years; Mr. Dennis was a clerk for a number of years in Albany, coming to Sandy Hill in 1865 and conducted the Middleworth House to the time of his death; child of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis:
    1. Fred M. Dennis, born February 21, 1874, died June, 1881.
  3. Warren H., born June 4, 1848; married, May 27, 1870, Eunice, daughter of Perry and Sophia (Ives) Scoville.

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