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Hiram Prentice of Seneca and Allegany Counties, New York


Hiram Prentice of Seneca and Allegany Counties, New York
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Spring 2007 and Revised 1 Feb 2007

We are seeking descendant information about Hiram Prentice who is #235 in our John-3 eBook. Here is what we have so far:

235. Hiram Prentice. Born, circa 1807, in Seneca Co., NY [573]. Died, 22 Apr 1886, in Ossian, Allegany, NY [574]. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany, NY. Occupation: Farmer.

He married Mary Gifford. Born, circa 1812, in Unk., Oswego, NY. Died, after 1875. Census: 1875, in Ossian, Allegany, NY [216]. Burial in Ossian, Allegany, NY. She may, or may not, be a dau. of George Gifford who appears in the 1920 census in Hannibal, Oswego Co., NY; in that year only the name the head of the household was given, but it did show that he had 3 daughters b. between 1810 and 1820. Children:

  1. Orville Prentice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [429]
  2. William Wallace Prentice. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [430]
  3. George H. Prentice. Born, circa 1839, in NY [575]. Died, 28 Feb 1862, in Camp Griffon, VA[576]. Burial in East Hill, Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Enlisted at Nunda, 1861; mustered as private, Co. F. Died of disease 28 Feb 1862 at Camp Griffon, VA. Buried at East Hill, Nunda.
  4. Emeline/Emaline Prentice. Born, circa 1842, in NY. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY.
  5. Elizabeth Prentice. Born, circa 1845, in NY. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY.
  6. Malissa Jane Prentice. Born, circa 1848, in NY [571]. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY.
  7. Mehitable/Hattie Prentice. Born, circa 1852, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY [571]. Residence in Center St., Nunda, Livingston, NY [569]. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany, NY. Census: 1875, in Ossian, Allegany, NY [577]. She married James Wilcox, after 1875. He was b. c. 1853, NY. They appear in the 1880 W. Sparta, Livingston, NY census where he is a farmer. Also shown living with them is her brother, Frank Prentice, below.
  8. Nathen Prentice. Born, circa 1853, in NY [578]. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Livingston, NY. Census: 1875, in Ossian, Allegany, NY [577].
  9. Ellen Isabel "Bell" Prentice. Born, circa 1854, in NY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[235.1]
  10. Frank Prentice, b. c. 1859, NY. Living with his sister, Hattie, and her husband in the 1880 census.

235.1 Ellen Isabel "Bell" Prentice, b. c. 1854, in NY [579].Residence in Tuscarora, Livingston, NY [569]. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. They appear in the 1880 census in Canisteo, Steuben Co., NY, and in the 1900 census in Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., NY where she is indexed as "Bolle Flydie." She appears in the 1910 Ossian, Livingston Co., NY, by herself. They appear in the 1920 census in Dansville, Livingston Co. NY, as "Isabel Flydia" and George D. Flydia" probably because their German name would have sounded to the census taker, when pronounced, in German, phonetically as "Flydea."

She married George D. Flydie who was b. c. 1854 in NY. He was the son of Adam Flydie (b. c. 1826, Deutchland) and Therissa (b. c. 1835, NY). As noted above, they appear in the 1920 census in Dansville, Livingston Co. NY, as "Isabel Flydia" and George D. Flydia" probably because their German name would have sounded to the census taker, when pronounced, in German, phonetically as "Fly-d-uh." Children:

  1. Mary E. Flydie, b. c. 1879, NY. At home in Canisteo in 1880 and 1900.
  2. Hattie Flydie, b. c. 1880, NY. At home in Canisteo in 1880. Not home in 1900.
  3. Georgia Flydie, b. c. 1886, NY. At home in Mt. Morris, NY in 1900 census. She appears in the 1910 census in Williamson, Wayne Co., NY as the wife of Olen M. Bedford, b. c. 1881, NY. Children:
    1. Pearl B. Bedford, b. c. 1908, NY.
    2. Viola M. Bedford,b. c. 1910, NY.

  4. Maud N. Flydie, b. c. 1889, NY. At home in Mt. Morris, NY in 1900 census.
  5. Grace B. Flydie, b. c. 1892, NY. At home in Mt. Morris, NY in 1900 census. In the 1910 census she is a Servant in Batavia, Genesee Co., NY.
  6. Ethel Flydie, b. c. 1895. At home in Mt. Morris, NY in 1900 census. She is living with her sister, Georgia, in the 1910 census in Williamson, Wayne Co., NY, where she is indexed as "Stepl L. Flyip". At home in Danville, Livingston Co., NY.
  7. Lula Flydie, b. c. 1897, NY. At home in Mt. Morris, NY in 1900 census. At home in Danville, Livingston Co., NY.

Also appearing their home in the 1920 census in Danville, Livingston Co., NY, is a grandson, Carlyle Flydie (Flydia), b. c. 1918, NY. The identity of his parents is not yet known.

429. Orville Prentice (Hiram, 235). Born, circa 1835, in NY [953]. Died, 3 Mar 1886, in Nunda, Livingston, NY [954]. Burial in East Hill, Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Occupation: Farmer. Enlisted at Nunda as private, Co. D, 58th N.G., 30 Dec 1861; discharged for disability on 15 Dec 1862.

He married Pamelia/Amelia Pierce, circa 1858. Born, circa 1841, in NY [955]. Children:

  1. Emma J. Prentice. Born, circa 1859, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY.
  2. Frank Eugene Prentice. Born, 15 Feb 1865, in Nunda, Livingston, NY [956]. Died, 24 Jan 1928, in Dansville. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany, NY [216].

430. William Wallace Prentice (Hiram, 235)[957]. Born, circa 1838, in NY [571]. Census: 1850, in Mt. Morris, Livingston, NY. Census: 1860, in Nunda, Livingston, NY. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany, NY [958]. Census: 1880 in Bradford, McKean Co., PA as W. W. Prentis

He married (probably) Corinthia E. in PA [571]. Born, circa 1841, in PA. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany, NY. Census: 1880, in Bradford, McKean, PA. Children:

  1. Eliza/Elizabeth Prentice. Born, circa 1863, in PA. Census: 1870, in Ossian, Allegany Co., NY. Census: 1880, in Bradford, McKean Co., PA.
  2. Lewis Prentice. . . . . . . . . [706]
  3. (perhaps) Lillian Prentice, b. c. 1882, PA. She appears in the 1900 Bradford census as a servant in the Rathstone(?) home.
  4. (perhaps) Reuben Prentice. See the Prentice Newsletter Summer 2000 article on Reuben Prentice of Bradford, PA .
  5. (perhaps) George C. Prentice. See the Summer 2000 Prentice Newsletter article on George C. Prentice of Bradford, PA.
  6. (perhaps) William F. Prentice. See the Spring 2000 Prentice Newsletter article on William F. Prentice of Bradford, PA.

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