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Nehemiah Cleveland

Male 1787 - 1847


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  • Name  Nehemiah Cleveland  [1
    Born  15 Mar 1787  Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military  Unknown details  [2
    Occupation  1840  Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Co-owner, Wintergreen Distillery 
    • About 1840 James and Nehemiah Cleveland built, four miles north of the village, the first wintergreen distillery in the town, in the vicinity of which their brother-in-law, Batthias Buck, caught the first bear known to have been captured in Constantia; the second bear was shot by Wellington Cleveland, a son of James. [3]
    Died  12 Dec 1847  Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Constantia Centre Cemetery, Constantia Centre, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I1806  CHS Genealogy
    Last Modified  2 Mar 2016 

    Father  John Cleveland,   b. 2 Jan 1750, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1824, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Scofield,   b. 10 Mar 1757,   d. 13 Apr 1842, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Apr 1777  Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID  F496  Group Sheet

    Family  Hannah Morgan,   b. 1790,   d. 1854 
    Married  Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Rosella Cleveland,   b. 11 Dec 1807, Constantia, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 1880
     2. Adelia Cleveland,   b. 22 Sep 1809, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1874, Oneida Castle, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Lovina Cleveland,   b. 11 Mar 1812, Peterboro, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1892, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Marietta Cleveland,   b. 1 Sep 1814, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1882, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Wellington Cleveland,   b. 2 Feb 1817, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1880, Camden, Oneida, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. N Huntington Cleveland,   b. 15 Jan 1820, Smithfield, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1836
     7. Alvira Cleveland,   b. 22 Apr 1822, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912
     8. George Washington Cleveland,   b. 3 Jun 1825, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1875, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Bylington Cleveland,   b. 3 May 1829, Madison, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1908, Cleveland, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  11 Dec 2016 
    Family ID  F498  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 25 Feb 2016.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: James Cleveland (I10)

    2. [S84] Personal Correspondence (Reliability: 1), 26 Feb 2016.
      Fr: Keith Schmidt
      Re: Proposed Change: James Cleveland (I10)

    3. [S40] Landmarks of Oswego County, Henry Perry Smith, W. Stanley Child, (Higgins Book Company - 1895), 498 (Reliability: 2), 1895.
      Town of Constantia