Grandma's Cabin, Genealogy by Nancy Machuga


        Fenner Eddy who was born in East Smithfield, Rhode Island on 11 July 1803 was an early settler of Thurston, Steuben County, New York, arriving there in 1824.   He married Celia Taft  and they were the parents of  seven daughters and one son.

        1.  Aileen O’Connor Eddy: born 23 June 1830 in Thurston, NY
        2.  Marcia Ann Eddy: born 6 March; died 14 June 1914, never married
        3.  Mary Taft Eddy:  born 19 August 1837
        4.  Julia A. Eddy: born 12 April 1841
        5.  Eliza J. Eddy: born 1 January 1843; married Eliphus Edsall
        6.  Jeremiah Fenner Eddy: born 14 December 1845
        7.  Vina Eddy: born 6 July 1849; died 13 December 1866
        8.  Loretta Eddy: born 9 March 1851; married Charles Nellis

        Fenner Eddy died in Thurston, New York on 14 January 1878 leaving behind a family Bible in which he notated various family and Town of Thurston deaths.  Included in this Bible are references to relatives back home in East Smithfield, Rhode Island.    This is copied as written by Fenner and others.


Eli Northrope died April __, 1877, buried the 16th
Amos Kelly killed in bark woods by the fall of a tree June 11th 1877; buried 12th at 4 o’clock
Walter Nellis killed in the tannery at Emporium July 5th 1887 aged about 14; buried the 7th
Mary Steward (Stewart) was born March 13th 1785
Margarett Steward (Steward) was born August 23, 1816 and buried December 31, 1835
Margarett Rail (Rial) died May 24th 1842
Amanda Elnor Rail (Rial)  the daughter of Samuel and Margarett Rail was born May 1st 1837
Franses (Frances) Rail (Rial) the daughter of Samuel and Margarett Rail was born October 9th 1841
Mr. Murry infant child buried on Sunday, March 11th 1866
1871 Leb. Stafford died March 27th and buried 28th in Eddy’s Burying Ground
Cynthia Dervendorf died July 7th 1860 at 4 p.m.; age 24 years, 11 months and 12 days.  Buried on Monday 9th at 2 o’clock p.m. in Thurston-Merchantville
Charlie A. Jones drowned October 10th 1860; age 1 year, 7 months and 24 days.  Buried Friday the 12th
Mrs.____ Harris 1861; buried April 12th on Friday.  Bones moved to Delaware County February 14th 1871.  F. Eddy, Presant (present)
Jane, the wife of Frank Wood, buried April 28, 1861
Silas McClellan Vanderwalker infant buried April 20, 1862 on Sunday
June 5, 1862 J. E. Eddy and Susan Jane Aldrich reburied on Thursday
Darling Archie Baxter Eddy died March 5th 1881; aged 4 years, 1 month, 12 days
Marcy Eddy died September 30th 1810; age 35 years
Rhoda Eddy died February 24th 1868; aged 86 years, 4 months and 13 days
Eli Eddy born April 13th 1779
Eli Eddy died February 16th 1879
Savalla Wood died May 3rd 1877; age 53 years from the Patriot (R.I. newspaper)
Julia Ann Eddy Aldrich died March 29th 1841
Eli R. Eddy born July 9th 1808
Julia ( illegible)
Fenner Eddy died January the 14th 1878; age 74 years, 8 months and 2 days
Grandmother Blackemore died Saturday January 7th 1857; age 96 years, 10 months and 18 days.  (Grandmother Blackemore  was Zeruah Ross, widow of Stephen Eddy, mother of Eli Eddy who was the father of Fenner Eddy)
Vanderwaters died April 1st Day 1871 and buried on Monday the 3rd day; age 22 years and 5 days
Mercy Aldrich died Sunday September 20th 1863; buried Tuesday 22nd; age illegible
Saul/Sam’l Owen of Chepachet, R.I. died Saturday March 27th 1869; age illegible
Dell Corwin died Sunday April 18th 1869; age illegible.  Buried Wednesday 21st at 2 p.m.
Uncle John Eddy died November 23rd 1855; age 74 years, 8 months and 7 days.  “Regersted” (registered) by Fenner Eddy
Uncle Stephen Eddy of R.I. born March 3, 1779; Stephen Eddy died June 14th 1874; age 94 years, 11 months and 12 days. Will be 94 (?) on 3rd of March 1873 (?)
Roda Alderman died Saturday May 1st 1869; buried Tuesday 4th in Merchantville Burying Ground; age illegible
Clark Babcock died Monday the 10th of January 1870; buried Wednesday the 12th
Miss Vale the daughter of Womsley (?) buried Monday the 16th of January 1871 at 2 p.m.
Fidelia Aldrich was born January 15th 1800
Warner M. Aldrich was born May 19th 1799
Warner M. Aldrich died October 5th 1868 in Illinois; age 69 years, 4 months and 16 days
Charles Campbell killed by circle saw August 7th 1873
John Beton (Beaton) born July 29th 1837
John Beaton died October 29th 1869 on Saturday; age 32 years, 3 months and 2 days; sick about 10 days only
Andrew Platt/Andrew P. Taft died on Monday May 29th 1871; buried on Tuesday 30th 2 o’clock p.m.
John Beaton remains moved to his father’s place June 1st day 1871 by Wm. French of Thurston
Sabra Vose died on Tuesday January 7th day 1862; buried on Thursday 9th
William Rising killed by the falling of a tree February 8th 1862; buried on the following Monday 10th at 2 o’clock p.m.  A grate (great) concourse of people present (present).  F. Eddy, present (present) In Merchantville
Hiram Widger died Friday July 11th 1862; buried on Sunday in Merchantville, Eddy Burying Ground
Otis Terry died Monday; buried Wednesday September  10th, 1862
______ Boyce died Wednesday; buried on Thursday July 1863
James Jack killed by horses running away April 27th 1864
1884, ____ Stickler girl died Sunday 26th and buried Monday 27th
Leonard Aldrich was born March 29, 1829
George Beaton died August 25th 1849/1879; cause of death kick by horse. Lived about 10 days after
Lovena V. Aldrich was born July 19th 1840
Andrew Noles hung in ________, March 27th 1872; age __ years, ____ months and 3 days; buried 29th in __________
Aaron Vose died on Wednesday September 30th 1868; buried on Sunday October 4th; 72 years old
Monroe Whitcom/Whitcomb died on Saturday morning August 27th 1870; buried on
Sunday 28th
________ Coltson died Sunday morning August 28th 1870; buried on Tuesday 30th, rest illegible
John Yost died July and buried 26th 1877
Elijah H. Hawley died December 15th 1876; buried 17th at one o’clock p.m.

Albert Eddy died October 31st 1876 in his 70th year of age (from the Woonsocket, R.I. Patriot)

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