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Re: Esther Wicks Marble 1819 Schaghticoke, New York
Posted by: Steven Bush (ID *****8241) Date: May 21, 2002 at 03:46:35
In Reply to: Re: Esther Wicks Marble 1819 Schaghticoke, New York by David Cummins of 546

David - My summing up is this. Do I have it right?

A son of Elias Freer and Mary Paine was Lemuel Covel Paine Freer (September 18, 1813 - April 14, 1892) was born in the town of Northeast in Dutchess County, NY. . He married Esther Marble (b. Jan 11, 1819 in Schaghticoke, Rennselaer, NY - d. January 31, 1878 in Chicago) on December 10, 1835 in Port Byron, NY.

Marble Family: Esther Wicks Marble was born 11 Jan 1819 in Schaghticoke, NY
and died 31 Jan 1878 in Chicago, IL. Her father was Nathan Marble and her mother was Esther______. Nathan buried Esther _____ as a Marble in Schaghticoke 20 Apr 1821.

Marble Family Cemetery Inscriptions in Rennselaer Cty:

Marble Catherine 11 Nov 1897 90y 2m 27d
John H. Marble North Greenbush Evergreen
Marble David 15 Jul 1816 16 May 1886 69y North Greenbush Blooming Grove
Marble Elizabeth 08 May 1861 60y 11m 13d Abram W. DeFreest North Greenbush Blooming Grove
Marble Esther 20 Apr 1821 32y Nathan Marble Schaghticoke Elmwood
Marble John H. 18 Sep 1804 16 Apr 1881 76y 6m 15d
Catherine Marble North Greenbush Evergreen
Marble Mable 31 Jul 1887 14 Feb 1942 Schaghticoke Elmwood
Marble Maud B. 1877 1945 Philip Kreis Schodack Woodlawn
Marble child

Nathan married again to Adeline ____, and had three more daughters Adelins, Laura and Louise.

There are several Nathan Marble service records for NY in the War of 1812. There is one Nathan Marble in the NY (Herkimer County) 1810 census. In 1820 there are two, one in Madison Cty with a John Marble family and one in Adams Cty.

In 1830, the same two Nathans appear in the same counties, plus a new Nathan in Mentz, Cayuga County, which must be ours. Family was Nathan (40-50), 2 sons (15-20, 20-30), and 6 females (30-40, 20-30, 10-15,, 5-10, and two <5).

In A History & Profile of the Town of Mentz ,Village of Port Byron & Hamlet of Centerport
Cayuga County, New York as contained in the book: History of Cayuga County, New York 1789-1879, by Elliot G. Storke, Chapter XXXVII it states: Nathan Marble came in from Schaghticoke, Rensselear county, in the spring of 1825, and opened a store in the building which stood on Main street, a little south of the printing office, which had been erected a few years previously for a store-house and was connected with the canal by a slip large enough to float the boats of that period. He succeeded admirably and continued the business till his death five or six years since. A Mr. Holmes, also from Rensselear county, and distantly related to Marble, came in about the same time and opened a like store on the corner of Main and Rochester streets.

Esther Wicks Marble married Lemuel Covel Paine Freer in Port Byron, NY 10 Dec 1835.

Nathan Marble appears in the 1850 census for Mentz as a merchant, age 61, born in Vermont, with wife Adeline, born in Mass, and daughter Adeline, b. in NY.

Nathan appears in the 1860 census in Mentz as a retired merchant, age 71, born in Massachusetts with $15,000 in property & $11,000 in personal property with wife Adeline, age 58, and daughter Adeline W., age 27, and an Irish domestic Bridget Dwyers, age 22.

Nathan and Adeline Marble are buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Mentz, NY.

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