Posted By:Ginni Morey
Subject:WILBUR / REYNOLDS of Lyons
Post Date:March 07, 2001 at 13:36:44
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Forum:Wayne County, NY Genealogy Forum
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I am seeking information on Alanson WILBUR. Alanson was born in 1796 Stephentown, Rensselaer, NY to Thomas WILBUR (1770-bef 1850) and Abigail SALMON (1775-aft 1850). He married Sally MOORE I beleive in 1814 Probably in Rensselaer County NY. Alanson received land in Bonus, Boone, IL on 31 July 1858 for service in the War of 1812. He died on 21 Nov 1859 Bonus, Boone, IL.
Alanson and Sally had the following children:

1 Laura WILBUR b. 21 Jul 1817 in Sandlake, Rensselear, NY. m. Elias Brockway REYNOLDS (9 Nov 1839 in Lyon, Wayne, NY)

2 Harrison WILBUR b. abt 1820 in Sandlake, Rensselear, NY d. 12 Sep 1892 in Belvidere, Boone, IL m. Mary FLEMMING (18 AUG 1874 in Belvidere, Boone, IL)

3 Harriet WILBUR b. abt 1822 in Sandlake, Rensselear, NY d. aft 3 Dec 1894 probably in MI 1st m. Wilson BURCH (bet 1840 - 42 in NY.) 2nd m. Levi GALEHOUSE (30 OCT 1875 in Porter, Van Buren, MI)

4 Jefferson WILBUR b. 4 May 1827 in Sand Lake, Rensselaer, NY d. 4 May 1918 in Ponca, Dixon, NE m. Elizabeth Ann TRIM (1 Jan 1849 in Elmira, Chemung, NY or Lyons, Wayne, NY)

I would love to connect with anyone who has information on the WILBUR Family. I can be reached at or Ginni Morey, 4610 Westmont Avenue, Campbell, CA 95008.