Cayuga County, New York Guardianships
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CUMPSTON, EDWARD HENRY CUMPSTON, JOHN H. Dec. CUMPSTON, SARAH AURELIUS 6-A-130
CUMPSTON, ELIZABETH CUMPSTON, JOHN H. Dec. CUMPSTON, SARAH AURELIUS 6-A-129
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John Cumpston of Auburn, NY by T. L. Warren
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Generation No. 1
1. EDWARD1 CUMPSTON was born 1753, and died 22 Aug 1825 in Auburn, Cayuga, NY. He married MARY VAN SCHAICK1.
More About EDWARD CUMPSTON:
Burial: North Street Cemetery, Auburn, NY
Military service: 1776, 1st Albany Co. Mil. Private
Children of EDWARD CUMPSTON and MARY VAN SCHAICK are:
2. i. JOHN HENRY2 CUMPSTON, b. 1779, NJ; d. 02 Jun 1815, Auburn, Cayuga, NY.
3. ii. SAMUEL CUMPSTON, b. 18 Aug 1784, Albany, Albany, NY; d. 03 Apr 1850, Corning, Steuben, NY.
iii. A. CUMPSTON, m. LYON.
Notes for A. CUMPSTON: Wrote letter to John Cumpston in Auburn from her home at Mount Morris, NY Jun of 1850. Letter found in the Cayuga Co. Hist. Office family files. Signed as "your affectionate Aunt, A. G.Lyon"
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN HENRY 2 CUMPSTON (EDWARD1) was born 1779 in NJ, and died 02 Jun 1815 in Auburn, Cayuga, NY2. He married SARAH GRANDIN, daughter of WILLIAM GRANDIN and ANNE LEWIS. She was born 25 Oct 1784 in Freehold, Monmouth, NJ3, and died 30 Aug 1817 in Monmouth, NJ4.
More About JOHN HENRY CUMPSTON: Military service: War of 1812, Art. Co. 7th Regt. 3rd Bri. Captain
Notes for SARAH GRANDIN: Died while visiting her parents in Monmouth, NJ
Children of JOHN CUMPSTON and SARAH GRANDIN are:
4. i. EDWARD HENRY3 CUMPSTON, b. 01 May 1813, Auburn, Cayuga, NY.
ii. ELIZABETH GRANDIN CUMPSTON, b. 03 Sep 1815, Auburn, Cayuga, NY; d. 05 Oct 1838; m. ALEXANDER WOLCOTT HACKLEY.
Notes for ELIZABETH GRANDIN CUMPSTON: Hackaliah Burt was appointed her Guardian at the death of her father in 1815
3. SAMUEL2 CUMPSTON (EDWARD1) was born 18 Aug 1784 in Albany, Albany, NY, and died 03 Apr 1850 in Corning, Steuben, NY4. He married MARY ANN WARNER, daughter of WARNER and ELIZA. She died 04 Jun 1851 in Auburn, Cayuga, NY4.
More About SAMUEL CUMPSTON: Property: Owned extensive holdings in Mentz, Brutus, Wilson Farm in Brutus, and "several dwelling houses in Auburn".
Notes for MARY ANN WARNER:
Obit states "funeral tomorrow ather late residence on South St."
Children of SAMUEL CUMPSTON and MARY WARNER are:
i. JOHN 3 CUMPSTON, b. 1823.
ii. SAMUEL CUMPSTON, b. 1833.
iii. EGBERT CUMPSTON.
Generation No. 3
4. EDWARD HENRY3 CUMPSTON (JOHN HENRY2, EDWARD1) was born 01 May 1813 in Auburn, Cayuga, NY5. He married (1) CAROLINE SKINNER 09 Oct 1837. He married (2) MARY MITCHELL JAMES 27 Jun 1844 in Auburn, NY. She was born 02 May 1824.
Notes for EDWARD HENRY CUMPSTON: Samuel Cumpston was appointed Guardian for Edward after the death of his father in 1815
Child of EDWARD CUMPSTON and MARY JAMES is:
i. EDWARD HENRY4 CUMPSTON, b. 15 Oct 1848, Auburn, Cayuga, NY.
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4. Cayuga County Historian's Office..
TOWN OF AURELIUS AND CAYUGA COUNTY
........... spot of ground which now comprises the several wards of the city of Auburn, has, since the State came into possession of the land, at various times, constituted a part of many of the civil divisions of the territory. It has been in four counties and three towns.
After the War of the Revolution Auburn, or the land upon which it is seated, was nearly in the center of the great Tryon county, which included fully one-half of the state of New York. The first sub-division soon after was the erection of Herkimer county, which included Cayuga county and a long stretch from this point both eastward and westward. Later another division established Onondaga county and finally March 8, 1799, Cayuga county was set off from Onondaga. The village then had not more than four or five hundred population but it was growing from year to year by accessions of substantial and progressive citizens. At the first meeting in the fall of 1810 to consider the proposition, a committee was appointed to solicit subscriptions to a building fund, the shares in the fund to be twenty dollars each. William Bostwick, Dr. Hackaliah Burt, and
David Brinkerhoff were named a committee to secure the amount necessary to go forward with the undertaking. Two hundred and five shares were soon taken and on the fifth day of December of that year the projectors proceeded to effect an organization, known as the Auburn School Association. The first board of trustees were Elijah Miller, David Buck, David Hyde, Noah Olmstead, Joseph L. Richardson, John H. Cumpston, John Sawyer, Jehial Clark, and David Horner. Robert Dill then contributed five acres and three-quarters of land along the present Garden street. In consideration of this transfer of land, Mr. Dill received fifty shares of the association.
During the immediate succeeding years from 1803 there were many changes in business projects and also many additions, both in mercantile and industrial
lines. John Cumpston became a resident of the village and
purchased the original James O'Brien store located on the present City Hall grounds. He carried on the business there for some time. He also became prominent in other lines.
1812 - The artillery company was organized by Capt. Thomas Mumford, and at the time of the War was in command of Capt. John H. Cumpston. Many of these men saw actual service at Niagara Falls and other points in that vicinity.
Historical records of a hundred and twenty years, Auburn, N. Y."
By JOEL H. MONROE