Updating cattaraugus cemetery
Supposedly they had two children, Allen and Martha Lewis.In searching for more information, I found that Susanna may have lived until 1903 (no record to back this up yet). did Martha Lewis (AKA Dixon) Dent die or desert her family? I would LOVE to hear from anyone associated with the Dixons, Starnes or Dents.The general shape of the reservation is that of an . In this angle lies the little village of Versailles, containing a hotel, 3 stores, a gristmill, and a Methodist church, all in the town of Perrysburg, 5 miles distant from the village of that name, on the New York, Lake Erie and Western railroad. The location of Pleasant Valley Cemetery is marked on an interactive map.The map can be searched by either business name or business category.The Ogden Land Company has the same pre-emption right to purchase these lands, if sold by the Seneca Nation, as that which rests as a heavy encumbrance upon the lands of the Allegany reservation in Cattaraugus County. White Isaac Snow Austin John Eliza Mohawk School house No. The bottomlands, rich, fertile, and well watered, are almost entirely upon the north and east border of Cattaraugus creek.
I found her through an ancestry tree showing her husband’s line going back to Harvey M. She seemed surprised about it, but I think she’s convinced, as she has changed her tree to reflect the Lewis connection. I had earlier noticed that some trees online show a marriage of a Jacob Lewis to Susanna Austin in Pittsford, Monroe, New York in 1838.
The reservation itself is a compromise substitute for larger tracts reserved for the Seneca Indians under the treaty at Big Tree, September 15, 1797.
A strip 14 miles in length along the south shore of Lake Erie, extending to a point only S miles from Buffalo, with 2 others, embracing an area of about 50 square miles, and which included what are now the towns of Dunkirk, Fredonia, and Silver Creek, were exchanged by treaty concluded at Buffalo June 30, 1802, with the Holland Land Company for the present compact and fertile tract of 21,680 acres in the counties of Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Erie.
By a shrewd establishment of the reservation line a valuable waterpower was left within the angle outside of the reservation proper.
Successive mills and factories have been built and burned, so that, aside from the business done at the stores, everything bears the type of a settlement whose best days have ended. Johnyjohn Industrial School Sections below Cattaraugus Creek from County line to section 70 Thompson Jimerson Susan Butler Burning Spears J.