Early Ontario County Names

abstracted from Hobart General Catalog; Humphrey Press 1897; Geneva NY



Originally known as Geneva College and charter granted in 1825.  The name was later changed to Hobart College named after Bishop Hobart.



Axtell, Henry; born 1773 Mendham NJ; died 11 Feb 1829 Geneva NY;
Ayrault, James Nicholas; born 1820 Geneva NY; died there 15 Aug 1845;
Ayrault, Walter; son of Nicholas and brother of Charles; born 28 Nov 1822 Geneva NY; died there 19 Oct 1882;
Bates, George Clinton; son of Phineas Bates; born 15 Mar 1812 Canandaigua NY; died 12 Feb 1886 Denver CO;
Bates, James Lawrence; born 4 Jan 1815; died 9 May 1890 Columbus OH;
Bates, John Stevens; brother of George Bates; born 4 Mar 1816 Canandaigua NY; died there 13 Sep 1855;
Bean, John Eden; son of William B.; born Nov 15 1824 Holme Yorkshire EN; died Feb 13 1897 Geneva NY;
Bogert, Herman Hunn; born 13 Oct 1768 Claverack NY; died 28 June 1851 Geneva NY;
Bradford, Charles Cooper; born 29 Mar 1840 Geneva NY; died July 22 1865 Chattanooga TN;
Burns, Robert; son of Andrew; born June 25 1852 Geneva NY; died Dec 21 1891 Kalamazoo MI;
Burrall, Elisha Jenkins; son of Thomas D.; born Jan 5 1826 Geneva NY; died there June 1 1887;
Burrall, Thomas Davies; born 2 June 1786; died 24 June 1872 Geneva NY;
Butler, Gilbert Noble; born 27 Sep 1815 Geneva NY; died 25 Oct 1890 Brooklyn NY;
Carr, Edson; died 1861 Canandaigua NY;
Carson, William Orton; son of Robert; born Dec 30 1838 Seneca NY; died Aug 11 1862 Canandaigua NY;
Carter, James; born 24 Nov 1774; died 13 Jan 1846 Geneva NY;
Cheney, George Nathan; son of E. W.; born June 3 1829 Canandaigua NY; died June 12 1863 Branchport NY;
Clapp, Henry Knowles; son of Clark R.; born Sep 25 1845; died July 25 1890 Geneva NY;
Clark, Orin; born 29 Jan 1788 New Marlborough MA; died 4 Feb 1828 Geneva NY;
Clark, Samuel Bradhurst; son of William; born Mar 3 1838 Geneva NY; died May 1 1882 Meran Austria;
Colt, Samuel; born 1771 Lyme CT; died 15 Aug 1834 Geneva NY;
Cooke, David; born 24 July 1773; died 17 Feb 1835 Geneva NY;
Coxe, Arthur Cleveland; born 10 May 1818 Mendham NJ; died 20 July 1896 Clifton Springs NY;
Crittenden, Cotton Mather; born 9 Apr 1810 Phelps NY; died 20 Nov 1880 Rochester NY;
Cutbush, Edward; born 5 Jan 1772 Philadelphia PA; died 23 June 1843 Geneva NY;
Dakin, George Britze; son of Elbridge; born Nov 11 1833 Geneva NY; died Dec 27 1890 Bement IL;
DeLancey, John Peter; son of William H.; born May 30 1828 Philadelphia PA; died June 22 1870 Geneva NY;
DeLancey, William Heathcote; born 8 Oct 1797 Mamaroneck NY; died 5 Apr 1865 Geneva NY;
DeZeng, James Rees; son of William S.; born Feb 1819 Geneva NY; died 1886 NY;
DeZeng, William Steuben; born 16 Mar 1793 Little Falls NY; died 13 Aug 1882 Geneva NY;
Dox, Abraham; born 7 July 1780 Albany NY; died 19 Aug 1862 Geneva NY;
Dox, John Nicholas; born 11 Sep 1813 Geneva NY; died 13 June 1878 Dresden NY;
Dox, Peter Myndert; born 11 Sep 1813 Geneva NY; died 3 Apr 1891 Huntsville AL;
Dudley, James Grieve; son of Thomas; born Mar 24 1828 Rushville NY; died Nov 25 1872 Geneva NY;
Edson, William Bostwick; born Apr 7 1824 Unadilla NY; died Dec 6 1892 Phelps NY;
Folger, Charles James; son of Thomas; born 16 Apr 1818 Nantucket MA; died 4 Sep 1884 Geneva NY;
Foot, Samuel Alfred; born 17 Dec 1790 Watertown NY; died 11 May 1878 Geneva NY;
Foot, Thomas; son of Samuel A.; born Apr 18 1847 Geneva NY; died there 14 Dec 1872;
Foot, William; son of Samuel; born 25 Sep 1849 Geneva NY; died Oct 26 1870 Denver CO;
Goodwin, Stephen Austin; born 26 Nov 1807 Geneva NY; died 13 May 1879 Chicago IL;
Gray, Charles Carroll; son of James; born Mar 28 1838; died Nov 22 1884 Geneva NY;
Greene, Cuyler Franklin; son of Staats; born June 10 1833 Rushville NY; died there 1870;
Grieve, Walter; born 1773 Dumfriesshire Scotland; died 21 Dec 1826 Geneva NY;
Hale, Cyrus King; brother of Benjamin; born Mar 17 1838 Geneva NY; died June 5 1874 Boston MA;
Hall, David Saxton; born 1795 West Bloomfield NY; died 1 Feb 1877 Geneva NY;
Hall, David Saxton; son of David S.; born July 2 1844 Geneva NY; died Sep 20 1871 Tallahassee FL;
Hawley, born 1 June 1797 Woodbridge CT; died 25 Sep 1867 Geneva NY;
Hickcox, Burton Hammond; born 1794 East Bloomfield NY; died 5 May 1844 New Albany IN;
Hudson, David; born 23 Aug 1782; died 12 Jan 1860 Geneva NY;
Kellner, Charles Frederick; born 14 Mar 1810 Osterode Hanover; died 11 Oct 1891 Geneva NY;
Langdon, Thomas Folger; son of Amon; born 24 Dec 1843 Geneva NY; died Feb 2 1888 Asheville NC;
Lee, Gideon; born 27 Apr 1778 Amherst MA; died 21 Aug 1841 Geneva NY;
Loomis, Charles Albert; son of Hon Chester Loomis; born 13 Sep 1816 Rushville NY; died St. Clair MI;
McDonald, Andrew; born 21 May 1814 Cheshire CT; died 28 May 1830 Geneva NY while a student;
McDonald, Daniel; born June 1785 Watertown CT; died 25 Mar 1830 Geneva NY;
McLaren, James Stevenson; son of Rev. D. C.; born Apr 28 1841 Caledonia NY; died June 16 1861 Geneva NY;
Merrell, Andrew; son of Ira; born Jan 14 1826 Utica NY; died Dec 25 1888 Geneva NY;
Metcalf, Kendrick; born 1805 Newport NH; died 30 Oct 1872 Geneva NY;
Mowry, Charles Bonsall; son of George; born Nov 1 1853 Geneva NY; died there Jan 22 1888;
Nesbit, William; born 1794 Easton PA; died Aug 1834 Geneva NY;
Nicholas, John; son of John Nicholas; born 12 Feb 1814 Geneva NY; died there 7 June 1854;
Nicholls, Charles Phelps; son of George; born July 13 1843 Glastonbury VT; died Oct 7 1863 Geneva NY;
Norton, John Nicholas; son of Rev. George H. Norton; born 1820 Allens Hill NY; died 18 Jan 1881 Louisville KY;
Paddock, William Hemans Perry; born Nov 15 1817 Canandaigua NY; died June 2 1872 Philadelphia PA;
Prentice, David; born 1787; died 13 Aug 1857 Geneva NY;
Rankine, James; son of John; born Nov 5 1827 Ayrshire Scotland; died Dec 16 1896 Geneva NY;
Rankine, William Macorne; son of John; born Dec 20 1845 Canandaigua NY; died there Sep 8 1872;
Rathbun, James Mortimer; son of Hiram; born 1826; died Feb 14 1845 Geneva NY; drowned in Seneca Lake;
Rees, James; born 23 Apr 1763 Philadelphia PA; died 24 Mar 1851 Geneva NY; Major Revolutionary War;
Rees, Thomas Morris; born 18 Dec 1808 Geneva NY; died 1832 Grand Gulf MS;
Rhoades, Sumner; died 20 June 1877 Geneva NY;
Richards, Peter; born 1818; died 30 Aug 1892 Geneva NY;
Rose, Gavin Lawson; born 21 Aug 1797 Stafford Co. VA; died 25 Oct 1867 Geneva NY;
Rose, Robert Selden; born 24 Feb 1774 Woodstock VA; died 24 Nov 1835 Waterloo NY;
Schermerhorn, Isaac Mantz; son of John Schermerhorn; born Feb 1821 Geneva; died 21 Dec 1892 Buffalo NY;
Seward, Clarence Armstrong; son of Jennings; born Oct 7 1828 NYC; died July 24 1897 Geneva NY;
Shepard, Franklin Day; son of Charles; born Canandaigua NY; died there Jan 25 1863;
Sibley, Mark Hopkins; born 1796 Great Barrington MA; died 8 Sep 1852 Canandaigua NY;
Skaats, Bartholomew; son of David; born Dec 5 1825 Geneva NY; died Mar 6 1895 NYC;
Slosson, Richard Lawrence; son of Barzillai; born June 4 1847 Geneva NY; died June 12 1892 Rochester NY;
Spalding, Erastus; son of Erastus Spalding; born Pomfret CT; died 19 Dec 1853 Phelps NY;
Spencer, Philip, son of John; born 1823 Canandaigua NY; died at sea USS Somers Dec 1842;
Stacey, James George; born 24 Oct 1796 Philadelphia PA; died Aubrey Farm near Geneva NY 9 July 1855;
Stanley, John Henry; son of Erastus; born 3 Nov 1817 Canandaigua NY; died June 25 1882;
Stoddard, Elias Riggs; son of Robert W.; born 15 Mar 1824 Geneva NY; died at sea Apr 10 1852;
Stoddard, George Nicholas; son of Robert W. Stoddard; born 1820 Geneva NY; died there Aug 1870;
Stryker, Phineas Manning; born 1820; died Aug 19 1862 West Bloomfield NY;
Swift, Foster; son of Joseph G.; born Oct 31 1833 Geneva NY; died May 10 1875 Santa Cruz WI;
Swift, Joseph Gardner; born 31 Dec 1783 Nantucket MA; died 23 July 1865 Geneva NY;
Taylor, Walter Teller; born 1803; died 2 Dec 1856 Geneva NY;
Teall, Nathan; son of G. C. P.; born Aug 25 1835 Seneca Castle NY; died there Apr 20 1862;
Torrey,  Samuel Holden; son of Hiram; born Oct 3 1826 Rushville NY; died July 13 1887 Canandaigua NY;
Walthart, George Brownell; son of John; born Mar 21 1853; died Feb 19 1875 Phelps NY;
Webster, Horace; born 21 Sep 1794 Hartford VT; died 12 July 1871 Geneva NY;
Wells, Richard; son of Henry Wells; born 24 June 1774 Brattleboro VT; died Sep 12 1841 Canandaigua NY;
Whiting, Bowen; born 16 Jan 1790; died 28 Dec 1850 Geneva NY;
Whiting, John Nicholas; son of Bowen Whiting; born 7 Sep 1820 Geneva NY; died 20 Apr 1885 Kittrell NC;
Willson, George; son of Jared; died 1852 Canandaigua NY;
Williams, Nathan; born 19 Dec 1773 Williamstown MA; died 25 Sep 1835 Geneva NY;
Yeckley, Robert D. H.; died 11 May 1867 Rushville NY;



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