Biographical Sketches
of
Albany NY Normal School Graduates
from
Wayne County NY
18441894
Information extracted from: An Historical Sketch of the State Normal College at Albany, N.Y. and a History of its Graduates for Fifty Years. 18441894. Albany, N. Y.: Brandow Printing Company, 1895.
ALPHABETICAL LISTINGS
WOMEN
1865 Sarah A. Adams, Marion
1892 Florence E. Allen, Rose Valley
1892 Jennie F. Angus, Clyde
1893 Helen C. Arnold, Palmyra
1892 Dora L. Barton, Clyde
1878 Marion L. Bennett, Newark
1890 Ida M. Bliss, Clyde
1891 Annie C. Boardman, Lyons
1888 Hattie E. Boyd, Wallington
1855 Delia A. Bristol, Macedon
1883 Mary E. Buell, Clyde
1849 Eliza A. Chase, Williamson
1891 Mabelle Cooper, Wolcott
1891 Cornelia E. Crafts, Wolcott
1854 Betsy H. Davis, Pultneyville
1891 Ida H. Deady, Lyons
1863 Fanie Dennington, Clyde
1889 Carrie J. Dickinson, Rose
1889 Jennie M. Du Bois, Newark
1846 Sarah Durfee, Palmyra
1859 Rose P. Foster, Lyons
1893 Evalyn B. Gatchell, Alton
1892 Hattie M. Gibson, Sodus
1882 M. Jennie Glover, Clyde
1845 Elizabeth C. Hance, Williamson
1846 Elizabeth Hatfield, Macedon
1858 Mary F. Hendrick, Clyde
1884 Ella A. Holmes, Marion
1848 Melinda C. Jones, Clyde
1891 Talitha Barbara Koester, Lyons
1846 Edna Lapham, Macedon
1888 Mary F. Lawler, Savannah
1891 Jean MacLachlan, Clyde
1880 Minerva McLaughlin, Newark
1863 Annie C. Merriman, South Butler
1888 Anna E. Moran, Clyde
1846 Amy Mott, Williamson
1893 Roselia Noon, Clyde
1891 Hattie M. Overton, Wolcott
1849 Mary L. Palmer, Ontario
1888 Marion E. Perry, Clyde
1847 Catherine Robinson, Rose
1866 Cordelia E. Robinson, Fairville
1893 Louise Sanford, Palmyra
1863 Mary L. Sherman, Clyde
1893 Elizabeth M. Sherrill, Palmyra
1893 Ruth D. Sherrill, Palmyra
1855 Harriet A. Sleight, Galen
1891 Eliza J. Smith, Rose
18941895 Julia M. Smith, Lyons
1892 Margaret M. Smith, Wolcott
1895 Agnes Stow, Clyde
1865 Mary E. Supple, Lyons
1891 Eleanor E. Sutphen, Palmyra
1886 Helen L. Syron, Clyde
1888 Jennie V. Terry, Clyde
1892 Nellie R. Thacker, Wolcott
1867 Anna Vane, Macedon Centre
1892 Lena S. Walker, Wolcott
1891 Nellie Weldon, Wolcott
1891 LIbbie E. Weller, Wolcott
1892 Isadore E. Whitbeck, Fairville
1892 L. Belle Whitbeck, Wolcott
1864 Kate Whitlock, Lyons
1854 Priscilla Wylie, Macedon
MEN
1849 Curtis Baird, Clyde
1887 Arthur E. Barnes, Clyde
1894 Edward G. Barnes, Rose
1850 John C. Bishop, Rose
1848 Charles D. Foster, Palmyra
1893 James K. Gatchell, Alton
1873 Elias Glenn, Rose Valley
1867 Marquis D. Gould, West Walworth
1846 E. Dawson Granger, Sodus
1855 Mervin Hollister, Palmyra
1847 Ezra Leonard, Lyons
1879 John W. Lyman, Rose
1888 Samuel H. Lyman, No. Rose
1880 Josiah S. McLaughlin, Newark
1893 Elmer A. Myers, Clyde
1893 Merritt E. Newbury, Wolcott
1893 Burton B. Parsons, Wolcott
1884 William G. Reed, Alton
1876 Myron H. Thomas, Williamson
1880 Charles H. Tyndall, Alton
1883 Henry M. Tyndall, Rose
1879 Frank H. Valentine, Rose
1880 J. Willis Vandercook, Rose Valley
ABBREVIATIONS
Acad. = Academy or Academic
Fem. = Female
Gram. = Grammar
N. S. = Normal School
Prim. = Primary
Prin. = Principal
P. S. = Public School
Un. S. = Union School
Ss. = School System
WOMEN 
Name  Class  Residence as Student  Information 
Sarah A. Adams  1865  Marion  Sarah A. Adams (Rev. D. E. Hathaway, dec'd). Taught 2 years.
Marion, N.Y.
Taught in Newburn, N. C., 186668, 2 yrs.; remained at home with invalid mother; m. 1879. 
Florence E. Allen  1892  Rose Valley  Florence E. Allen, Rose Valley, N.Y. Taught 2 1/2 years.
At home 12 yr.; then taught at Holden, Mass., 7 mos.; since and now at Reading, Mass. 
Jennie F. Angus  1892  Clyde  Jennie F. Angus, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Taught 1 term at Rose, N.Y.; since and now as above. 
Helen C. Arnold  1893  Palmyra  Helen C. Arnold, Palmyra, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Has taught in Kindergarten since grad. and now at Dolgeville, N.Y. 
Dora L. Barton  1892  Clyde  Dorothy L. Barton, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Has taught since graduation as above. 
Marion L. Bennett  1878  Newark  Marion L. Bennett (E. T. Cooke), Mansfield, O. Taught 3 1/4 years.
Taught, Newark, N.Y., Un. S., 3 months; m. 1878; 3 children, for the past 3 yrs. and now has conducted private kindergarten at Mansfield. 
Ida M. Bliss  1890  Clyde  Ida M. Bliss (Alonzo Bedell), Haverstraw, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Taught dist. sch. 2 yrs. before entrance; since grad., taught 2 yrs. at Haverstraw; m. 1892; 1 son. 
Annie C. Boardman  1891  Lyons  Annie C. Boardman, Lyons, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught at Utica, N.Y., 3 yrs.; Saratoga Spr., N.Y., 1 yr.; and now in Kindergarten. 
Hattie E. Boyd  1888  Wallington  Hattie E. Boyd, Wallington, N.Y. Taught 1 term.
Taught 1 term, dist. sch., at Sodus Ctr., N.Y.; since then, and now, clerk in Census Office, Wash., D.C. 
Delia A. Bristol  1855  Macedon  Delia A. Bristol (Selden C. Allis). Taught 1 year.
49 Ellicott ave., Batavia, N.Y.
Taught 1 yr. in Un. S. Clyde, N.Y.; m. 1857, as above; 2 sons. 
Mary E. Buell  1883  Clyde  Mary E. Buell, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 12 years.
Taught 2 1/2 yrs. before entrance; 1 1/2 yrs. during course; from grad. until m. 1893, in Clyde H.S.; now in P. S. No. 44, Brooklyn, N.Y. 
Eliza A. Chase  1849  Williamson  Eliza Chase, Williamson, N.Y. Taught 31 years.
Address Miss Eva Chase, No. 1 Sherman ave., Newark, N.J.
Prin. Fem. Dept. High S., Newark, N.J., and had private school same place; died 1880; wrote several books and lectured; called to a pastorate Unitarian ch.; declined.
[1880 Newark, New Jersey census  school teachers Eliza A., Lucretia, & Eveline Chase; Eliza was first principal of the Female Department of Newark High School, now Barringer High School.] 
Mabelle Cooper  1891  Wolcott  Mabelle Cooper, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught 1 1/2 yrs. at Wolcott, N.Y.; now at Mt. Vernon, N.Y. 
Cornelia E. Crafts  1891  Wolcott  Cornelia E. Crafts, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught 1 yr. in Huron, N.Y.; 2 mos. at Wolcott, N.Y.; 2 yrs. at Schenevus, N.Y.; 1885 teaching in St. N. S., Edinboro, Pa. 
Betsy H. Davis  1854  Pultneyville  Betsey H. Davis (F. P. Rogers), Lakeville, Ct. Taught 4 1/2 years.
Taught before grad. 10 terms, in Wayne and Ontario Cos.; since grad. 6 terms in Williamson and 4 terms in Ontario  all N.Y.; m. 1856; 4 children. 
Ida H. Deady  1891  Lyons  Ida H. Deady, Lyons, N.Y. Taught 0 years.
Has remained at home in father's office. 
Fanie Dennington  1863  Clyde  Fannie M. Dennington, Phila, Pa. Taught 31 years.
2246 St. Albans Pl.
Taught 18638, Clyde, N.Y.; 186882, Schenectady, N.Y., Un. S.; a little in N.J.; rested 1 yr.; has since taught in Del. Co., Penn.; the last 6 yrs. in Media, Penn., Gram. grade. 
Carrie J. Dickinson  1889  Rose  Carrie J. Dickinson, Rose, N.Y. Taught 6 years.
Taught in Rose, N.Y., 8 yrs., before grad.; since, 1 yr., at Livingston, N.Y.; Hailey, Idaho, 3 yrs.; Fairhaven, Wash., 1 yr. and now; holds life diplomas in Idaho and Wash. 
Jennie M. Du Bois  1889  Newark  Jennie M. Du Bois, Herkimer, N.Y. Taught 6 years.
Taught at Chatham and Herkimer  all N.Y.; 1895 at Herkimer. 
Sarah Durfee  1846  Palmyra  Sarah Durfee (Prof. Isaac Clark), Lakeville, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Taught 4 terms; m. 1849; 3 children; 1 son; 2 daughters, all graduates of colleges and have taught. 
Rose P. Foster  1859  Lyons  Rose P. Foster (Edward G. Forman). Taught 0 years.
6 South 6th St., Brooklyn, N.Y.
m. 1859; died 1870. 
Evalyn B. Gatchell  1893  Alton  Evalyn B. Gatchell, West Troy, N.Y. Taught 1 year.
Taught 2 yrs. before entrance; 1 yr. at West Troy, N. Y.; m. before entrance; husband James K. Gatchell, '93. 
Hattie M. Gibson  1892  Sodus  Hattie M. Gibson (Howard L. Wentworth) Taught 0 years.
381 Clinton ave., Albany, N.Y.
Taught 5 yrs. before grad.; m. 1892; 1 son. 
M. Jennie Glover  1882  Clyde  M. Jane Glover (Chas. Cunningham). Taught 2 years.
Taught, Clyde, N.Y., 12 yr.; Marshalltown, Ia., 12 yr.; has taken 160 acres of land in Nebraska under "Timber Culture Act;" 160 under "Preemption Act;" taught at Long Pine, Neb., 12 yr.; m. 1885, undergraduate; since 1890 has been auditor's clerkasst. to husband, who is Co. Auditor; also member of school board. 
Elizabeth C. Hance  1845  Williamson  Elizabeth C. Hance. Taught 12 years.
Commenced teaching at the age of 16; attended district school and Marion academy; taught in Normal school (see Catalogue of Faculty); her connection with the school ceased by reason of failing health in '55; she taught in Lancaster, Pa., in '56, but came home to die; she passed away Jan. 25, '57; a lovely woman, a perfect teacher. 
Elizabeth Hatfield  1846  Macedon  Elizabeth Hatfield, M. D. (Rev. C. Holcomb, dec'd). Taught 20 yrs.
67 E. Fayette st., Syracuse, N.Y.
Taught Macedon, Honeoye and Newark, all N.Y.; at the last 14 yrs.; grad. Woman's Med. Coll., Pa.; phys. to woman's hosp. connected with coll. 3 yrs.; since as above 10 yrs., 1st husband Dr. J. W. Justin; son, Dr. J. G., as above; daughter, Mrs. Rev. G. T. Dowling; both taught. 
Mary F. Hendrick  1858  Clyde  Mary Frances Hendrick, Normal S., Cortland, N.Y. Taught 37 years.
Has taught since graduation; taught in N.Y. State and in Chicago, Ill.; since 1869 mem. of Faculty, Cortland, N.Y., Normal S.; reading, elocution, gymnastics, rhet., Eng. lit. 
Ella A. Holmes  1884  Marion  Ella A. Holmes, Marion, N.Y. Taught 5 years.
Taugaht 1 term before entrance; 1 term during course; 1 yr. since grad., at Webster; 3 yrs. at Greenpoint, L.I.; now Prin. of one of the schools at Northport, N.Y. 
Melinda C. Jones  1848  Clyde  Melinda C. Jones. (Geo. W. Elliott, M.D.) Taught 6 years.
Address, Mrs. J. L. Syron, Clyde, N.Y.
Taught in Palmyra and Clyde, N.Y.; her husband was Surgeon Vols. in the war and stationed at U.S. Hospital, Alexandria, Va., where Mrs. Elliott died, 1864. 
Talitha Barbara Koester  1891  Lyons  Talitha Barbara Koester, Lyons, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught several yrs. before grad.; since at Amsterdam, N.Y., 2 yrs.; at Lyons Un. S. 2 years and now. 
Edna Lapham  1846  Macedon  Edna Lapham (Walter W. Brace, dec'd) Taught 14 years.
Taught in Rochester, N.Y., High S. 1 yr.; Troy High S., 1 yr.; Buffalo HIgh S. 12 yrs.; m. 1866; husband died in 1876; no children; died 1891. 
Mary F. Lawler  1888  Savannah  Mary F. Lawler, Savannah, N.Y. Taught 7 years.
Has taught since grad. and now at East Syracuse. 
Jean MacLachlan  1891  Clyde  Jean MacLachlan, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught in Kindergarten in Mechanicville, 17 mos.; at Allegheny and Pittsburg, Pa.; 1895, at Pittsburg. 
Minerva McLaughlin  1880  Newark  Minnie McLaughlin, Newark, N.Y. Taught 5 years.
Teaches dist. S., summers; on account of ill health was obliged to leave teaching and engage in outdoor occupation; now keeping bees. 
Annie C. Merriman  1863  South Butler  Anne C. Merriman (G. W. Winegar, dec'd). Taught 4 years.
Taught in Wis.; N.Y.; and Warren, Ill., till m. 1867; 4 children; the family went to Cal. for Mr. W's health and he died there, 1875; she in 1876; Mr. W., banker. 
Anna E. Moran  1888  Clyde  Anna E. Moran, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 7 years.
Taught 2 terms before entrance; has taught since grad., 1 term, Un. S., E. Syracuse; 6 yrs. and now in H.S., at Clyde, primary work. 
Amy Mott  1846  Williamson  Amy Mott. Taught 2 years.
Taught district Ss. 2 yrs.; died at Williamson, N.Y., 1849. 
Roselia Noon  1893  Clyde  Roselia Noon, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Has taught since grad. and now at Lyons, N.Y. 
Hattie M. Overton  1891  Wolcott  Hattie M. Overton, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught 1 yr., 2 mos., at E. Syracuse; since and now at Johnstown, N.Y. 
Mary L. Palmer  1849  Ontario  Mary L. Palmer (N.L. Palmer), Princeton, Kan. Taught 1 year.
Taught, P. S., Wayne Co., 2 terms; m. 1853, E. P. Pomeroy; 2 children; both taught; second marriage as above. 
Marion E. Perry  1888  Clyde  Marion E. Perry, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 7 years.
Taught at Rose, N.Y., 2 yrs.; since and now at Lyons, N.Y. 
Catherine Robinson  1847  Rose  Catharine Robinson, Rose, N.Y. Taught 1 year.
Address, Thomas Robinson, Clyde, N.Y.
Taught 2 terms; died of consumption, 1848. 
Cordelia E. Robinson  1866  Fairville  Cordelia E. Robinson, Newark, N.Y. Taught 18 years.
Taught dist. sch. 4 yrs.; Gram. dept., Newark Un. S., 1 yr.; Un. S. at Warwick, N.Y., 8 yrs.; 5 yrs. in prep. Acad. dept., Sinclairville, N.Y.; has not taught for several years. 
Louise Sanford  1893  Palmyra  Louise Sanford, Palmyra, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Has taught since grad. and now at Niagara Falls, N.Y.; kind. work. 
Mary L. Sherman  1863  Clyde  Mary L. Sherman, residence unknown. Taught 15 years.
Taught, Leavenworth Inst., Wolcott, N.Y., 4 yrs.; Female College, Greenville, Ky.; Seminary, Burlington, Iowa; preceptress Seminary, Manchester, Vt.; wrote for "Christian at Work" and for various religious papers; ass't editor "New Century for Woman;" worked 3 yrs. in connection with Woman's Christian Temperance Union; studied elocution in Boston; last known teaching elocution in Starkey Seminary, at Eddytown, N.Y. 
Elizabeth M. Sherrill  1893  Palmyra  Elizabeth M. Sherrill, A. B., Pd. B. (Chas. Foster Kent). Taught 2 yrs.
Providence, R. I.
Taught 1 yr. before entrance; after grad., 1 yr. at Warren, Ohio; received degree A. B. from Smith Coll., 1890; m. 1895. 
Ruth D. Sherrill  1893  Palmyra  Ruth D. Sherrill, A. B., Pd. B., Palmyra, N.Y. Taught 2 1/2 years.
Taught in H. S. at Warren, Ohio, 2 1/2 years. 
Harriet A. Sleight  1855  Galen  Harriet A. Sleight (Geo. S. Jewell), Dexter, Mich. Taught 1 year.
m. 1856; 4 children; taught with husband 1 yr.; he was Prof. in Mich. N. S.; since leaving that school has lived on a farm. 
Eliza J. Smith  1891  Rose  Eliza J. Smith (Samuel V. King) Taught 2 1/2 years.
Haverstraw, N.Y.
Taught at Haverstraw, N.Y., 2 yrs. 4 mos.; m. 1893; 1 daughter. 
Julia M. Smith  18941895  Lyons  Julia M. Smith, Pd. B., Lyons, N.Y. Taught 1/2 year.
See record in class of '94; since grad. at Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 
Margaret M. Smith  1892  Wolcott  Margareta M. Smith (Harlem S. Smith). Taught 3 years.
Wolcott, N.Y.
Taught since grad. at Canastota, N.Y.; m. 1895. 
Agnes Stow  1895  Clyde  Agnes Stow, Clyde, N.Y.
Teaching at Ballston Spa, N.Y. 
Mary E. Supple  1865  Lyons  Mary E. Supple (J. R. Petrie), Rosedale, Kan. Taught 4 1/2 years.
Taught in private S., S. Butler, N.Y., 1 term; Vice Prin. P. S., Stapleton, N.Y., 4 yrs.; m. 1871; 3 children; lived 3 yrs. in Texas; in Missouri, Ozark Mountain dist., 3 yrs.; in Colorado, Ill., and Kansas City, Mo.; for past 9 yrs. her husband has been engaged in Stock and Dairy business. 
Eleanor E Sutphen  1891  Palmyra  Eleanor E. Sutphen, Palmyra, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught 3 yrs. before entrance; since grad., 3 yrs. Prin. of prim. at Nyack, N.Y.; in 1895 prim. critic in Nor. S. at Moorhead, Minn. 
Helen L. Syron  1886  Clyde  Helen L. Syron, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 9 years.
Taught 1 term before entrance; since grad., at Clyde, N.Y. 
Jennie V. Terry  1888  Clyde  Jennie V. Terry, Lyons, N.Y. Taught 7 years.
Taught 2 yrs. at Mellenville, N.Y.; 4 yrs. Long Is. City; 1895 teaching Rosebank, S. Is. 
Nellie R. Thacker  1892  Wolcott  Nellie R. Thacker, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Taught 2 yrs. as above; now at Canastota  all N.Y. 
Anna Vane  1867  Macedon Centre  Anna Vane (M. N. Herald, dec'd). Taught 10 1/2 years.
Taught 1st dept., Manchester, N.Y., 4 1/2 yrs.; taught as above, 6 yrs.; m. 1869; 1 child, boy. 
Lena S. Walker  1892  Wolcott  Lena S. Walker, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Taught at West Orange, N.J., 1 1/2 yrs.; Cambridge, N.Y., 3/4 yr.; resigned on account of illhealth; 1895, at Morristown, N.J. 
Nellie Weldon  1891  Wolcott  Nellie Weldon, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Has taught since graduation as above. 
Libbie E. Weller  1891  Wolcott  Libbie Elnette Weller, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 5 years.
Taught 5 yrs. before grad.; since, taught at Wolcott, N.Y.; at Sycamore, Neb., 2 yrs.; at Gloversville, N.Y., 2 terms; now reserve teacher in Milwaukee, Wis.; also stenographer. 
Isadore E. Whitbeck  1892  Fairville  Isadore E. Whitbeck, Fairville, N.Y. No report. 
L. Belle Whitbeck  1892  Wolcott  L. Belle Whitbeck, Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Taught 1 yr. before entrance; since grad. 1 yr. at Tonawanda, N.Y.; 2 yrs. and now at Wolcott, N.Y. 
Kate Whitlock  1864  Lyons  Kate Whitlock (James Forfar, dec'd), Lyons, N.Y. Taught 8 yrs.
Taught, near Lyons, 4 yrs.; So. Butler 1 yr.; Shortsville 2 yrs.; dist. and gr. schs.; Newark German Acad. 1 yr.; m 1877; 3 chld.; drem. 1 dead; 1 daughter teaching; husband died 1890. 
Priscilla Wylie  1854  Macedon  Priscilla Wylie (Wm. Johnston), Pike, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Taught, Palmyra, N.Y., 3 yrs.; health impaired; m. 1858; 2 children; died 1861. 
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Mary H. Crosby  1853  Spencerport  Mary H. Crosby (Otis B. Gunn), Kansas City, Mo. Taught 3 years
Taught during the course, and afterwards at graded S., Lyons, N.Y., till m. 1853; 3 children; son educated at Rens. Pol. Inst., Troy, N.Y. 
Harriet Gorsline  1854  Phelps  Harriet Gorsline (Rodulphus Dingman, dec'd). Taught 25 years. Sodus, N.Y.
Taught, Louisville, GA., 2 yrs.; Preceptress High S., Madison, Wis., 3 yrs.; Prin. Beekman st. S., Saratoga, N.Y., 7 yrs.; Battle Creek, Mich., 1 yrs.; after 1867 could not teach except with rests; m. 1878; husband died 1894. 
MEN 
Name  Class  Residence as Student  Information 
Curtis Baird  1849  Clyde  Hon. Curtis Baird, Isabel, Oregon. Taught 7 years.
Taught Seneca Co., N.Y., 2 1/2 yrs.; taught in Cal.; 1st Co. Treas. San Mateo Co., Cal., 2 terms; original Republican; Supt. Ss., Clackamas Co.; member of Legislature, Cal., 18712; went to Oregon, 1878; Co. Supt. Ss.; taught in Oregon; now engaged in lumber business. 
Arthur E. Barnes  1887  Clyde  Arthur E. Barnes, A. B., Clyde, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Taught 12 yr. before entrance; Prin., Manchester, N.Y., dist. sch., 1 yr.; Prin. gr. S. at Port Allegany, Pa., 2 yrs.; substitute at Savannah, N.Y., 5 weeks; 1895 grad. Union Coll.; now Prin. at Palatine Bridge, N.Y. 
Edward G. Barnes  1894  Rose  Edward G. Barnes, Pd. B., Rose, N.. Taught 1 year.
Taught 1 yr. before entrance; since grad. 1 yr. at Mill Point, N.Y.; now Prin. at Peekskill, N.Y. 
John C. Bishop  1850  Rose  John C. Bishop, Lyons, N.Y. Taught 5 years.
Taught Kinderkamack, N.J., Un. S., 3 yrs.; Prin. Peekskill, N.Y., P.S., 12 yr.; Palatine Bridge, N.Y., 1 yr.; taught various schools; farmer; engineer and surveyor; State Com'r. of Drainage; correspondent Statistical Dept., Washington, 20 yrs.; instructor in many Teachers' Institutes  always without pay; Bible Class Teacher 25 yrs.; 4 children  all have taught; m. 1853, Mary S. Avery; now Civil Engineer with large practice as expert in contested cases. 
Charles D. Foster  1848  Palmyra  Chas. D. Foster. Taught 3 years
Address, Joel R. Foster, E. Palmyra, N.Y.
Taught Classical Un. Sc. as above, the boys of Junior Dept., 2 yrs.; on his father's farm 1 yr.; then on farm of his own; then taught Prin. Newark, N.Y., Un. S. 3 mo's, and died, greatly lamented, 1852; he also taught vocal music with great success. 
James K. Gatchell  1893  Alton  James K. Gatchell, West Troy, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Taught 3 yrs. before entrance; since grad. 2 yrs. as above; 1895, made Supt. of Ss., West Troy, N.Y.; m. 1886, Evalyn B. Barnes. 
Elias Glenn  1873  Rose Valley  Elias B. Glen, 73 State st., Room 4, Albany, N.Y. Taught 9 years.
Taught, Battle Creek, Mich., 12 yr.; Clyde, 12 yr.; Peekskill Mil. Acad., 2 yrs.; own Boarding School, 3 years.; East Albany, 3 yrs.; m. Mary D. Hill, undergraduate; 1 girl; in 1895 Dist. Man. of Security Mutual Life Ass. of Binghamton, N.Y.; office as above. 
Marquis D. Gould  1867  West Walworth  Marquis D. Gould, LL.B., Flushing, L.I. Taught 1 1/2 years.
Taught dist. sch. at Lake Side 12 yr.; taught, Prin. Central S., Kingston, N.Y., 1 yr.; grad. Albany Law S., 1869; since, practiced as above; m. 1870, Augusta A. Thayer; 4 children. 
E. Dawson Granger  1846  Sodus  E. Dawson Granger. Taught 8 years.
Taught at Sodus, N.Y., for 5 yrs.; was School Com.; farmer and Democratic politician, prominent as such in Mich.; m. Clarissa Norton; no children; died 1878, in Michigan. 
Mervin Hollister  1855  Palmyra  Mervin Hollister. Taught 7 years.
Taught, Lockport, N.Y., 1 yr.; Beverly, N.J., 2 yrs.; Trenton, N.J., where he was taken sick and died, 1862; 1856 m. Miss Sarah Foster; 1 child; E. L. Hollister. 
Ezra Leonard  1847  Lyons  Ezra Leonard, M. D. Taught 4 years.
After teaching, he studied medicine, practiced, and died 15 or 20 years ago; he graduated in homeopathy in Phila.; in allopathy in N.Y. City; m. Phebe J. Wringes; no children. 
John W. Lyman  1879  Rose  John W. Lyman, Rose, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Taught, Prin. P. S., Garrisons, N.Y., 2 yrs.; died May, 1881. 
Samuel H. Lyman  1888  No. Rose  Samuel H. Lyman, Cherry Valley, N.Y. Taught 7 years.
Taught at North Rose, 2 1/2 years; Pulaski, 2 yrs.; Cape Vincent, 2 yrs.; Cherry Valley, 2 yrs. and now; m. 1889, Ella Gardner; 2 children; 1 yr. of teaching was before grad. 
Josiah S. McLaughin  1880  Newark  Josiah S. McLaughlin, Rochester, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught, Arcadia, 12 yr.; Chenango Co., 2 1/2 yrs.; prin. Un. S., Smyrna, 1 yr.; commercial branches, Lake Forrest Univ., Lake Forrest, Ill.; now "commercial traveller;" m. 1888, Addie A. Nauman. 
Elmer A. Myers  1893  Clyde  Elmer A. Myers, Clyde, N.Y. Taught 2 1/2 years.
Taught 1 yr. before entrance; Prin. at Conklingville, N.Y., 1 1/2 yrs.; now at Westerlo, N.Y. 
Merritt E. Newbury  1893  Wolcott  Merritt E. Newbury, Pd. B., Wolcott, N.Y. Taught 2 years.
Taught 5 yrs. before entrance; since grad. and now teaching in Acad. dept., Johnstown, N.Y. 
Burton B. Parsons  1893  Wolcott  Burton B. Parsons, 52nd st., New York city. Taught 2 1/2 years.
Taught at Cambridge, N.Y., 1 1/2 yrs.; at Oneida, N.Y., 1 yr.; 1895, teaching in GermanAmerican School, 52d st., New York. 
William G. Reed  1884  Alton  William G. Reed, Alton, N.Y. Taught 4 years.
Taught 2 yrs. before entrance; after Prin. graded S., Dundee, N.Y., 2 yrs.; m. 1885, Miss Harriet J. Marsh; no report in 1895. 
Myron H. Thomas  1876  Williamson  Myron H. Thomas, M. D., Douglas, Kansas. Taught 4 years.
Taught, P. S., East Varick, N.Y., 1 yr.; Prof. math. in South and College and prin. Normal Dept. 2 yrs.; located as stockman 45 miles west of Arkansas river, Kingman, Kansas, and prin. of P. S.; grad. Chicago Med. Coll.; m. 1878; died 1883. 
Charles H. Tyndall  1880  Alton  Rev. Charles H. Tyndall, A. M., N.Y. City. Taught 0 years.
Studied in Alban Acad., 1 1/2 yrs.; took sen. yr. at Williams College 1882; studied theology Auburn Sem., N.Y., graduated 1885; ordained by Pres. Lake Superior, Mich., 1885; Pastor Presby. Ch., Escanaba, Mich., 188589; Broome st. Tabernacle, NY. city, 1889 to present; m. 1885, Jessie Van Auken, '80; 2 daughters; A. M. from Univ. city New York, 1892; has published "Object Sermons," "LessonsPrimary," S. S. Lesson Illustrator, 189395, "Quickening, Filling and Enduring of the Holy Ghost," 1894. 
Henry M. Tyndall  1883  Rose  Rev. Henry M. Tyndall, 23 E. 105th st., N.Y. city. Taught 0 yrs.
Taught 4 yrs. before entrance; no since; grad. Auburn Theo. Sem., 1886; "Supply" at Fairville, N.Y., 1 yr.; pastor at Iron Mt., Mich., 1886 to 1891; associate pastor Broome st. Tabernacle, N.Y. city, 189192; since 1892 pastor People's Tabernacle, N. Y. city, a church of which he was the founder; m. Phebe A. Mitchell; 3 children. 
Frank H. Valentine  1879  Rose  Frank H. Valentine, Cranford, N.J. Taught 2 1/2 years.
Taught in Boys' Boarding School, Englewood, N.J., 12 yr.; Prin. Schuyler's Lake, N.Y., graded S., 1 yr.; Prin. Un.S., Rose, N.Y., 1 yr.; health failed; changed to occupation in open air, and regained health; m. 1882, Carrie E. Lyron, an undergraduate; in 1999 became ass't editor of Rural New Yorker; in 1892 promoted to associated editor, which position he still retains. 
J. Willis Vandercook  1880  Rose Valley  J. Willis Vandercook, Rose Valley, N.Y. Taught 3 years.
Taught, Mt. Pleasant Mil. Acad., Sing Sing, N.Y., 1 yr.; Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N.Y.; 1881 m. M.E. Spaulding, '80; went to Minn. for health and died in 1887. 
LISTINGS BY GRADUATION YEAR
WOMEN
1845 Elizabeth C. Hance, Williamson
1846 Sarah Durfee, Palmyra
1846 Elizabeth Hatfield, Macedon
1846 Edna Lapham, Macedon
1846 Amy Mott, Williamson
1847 Catherine Robinson, Rose
1848 Melinda C. Jones, Clyde
1849 Eliza A. Chase, Williamson
1849 Mary L. Palmer, Ontario
1854 Betsy H. Davis, Pultneyville
1854 Priscilla Wylie, Macedon
1855 Delia A. Bristol, Macedon
1855 Harriet A. Sleight, Galen
1858 Mary F. Hendrick, Clyde
1859 Rose P. Foster, Lyons
1863 Fannie Dennington, Clyde
1863 Annie C. Merriman, South Butler
1863 Mary L. Sherman, Clyde
1864 Kate Whitlock, Lyons
1865 Sarah A. Adams, Marion
1865 Mary E. Supple, Lyons
1866 Cordelia E. Robinson, Fairville
1867 Anna Vane, Macedon Centre
1878 Marion L. Bennett, Newark
1880 Minerva McLaughlin, Newark
1882 M. Jennie Glover, Clyde
1883 Mary E. Buell, Clyde
1884 Ella A. Holmes, Marion
1886 Helen L. Syron, Clyde
1888 Hattie E. Boyd, Wallington
1888 Mary F. Lawler, Savannah
1888 Anna E. Moran, Clyde
1888 Marion E. Perry, Clyde
1888 Jennie V. Terry, Clyde
1889 Carrie J. Dickinson, Rose
1889 Jennie M. Du Bois, Newark
1890 Ida M. Bliss, Clyde
1891 Annie C. Boardman, Lyons
1891 Mabelle Cooper, Wolcott
1891 Cornelia E. Crafts, Wolcott
1891 Ida H . Deady, Lyons
1891 Talitha Barbara Koester, Lyons
1891 Jean MacLachlan, Clyde
1891 Hattie M. Overton, Wolcott
1891 Eliza J. Smith, Rose
1891 Eleanor E. Sutphen, Palmyra
1891 Nellie Weldon, Wolcott
1891 Libbie E. Weller, Wolcott
1892 Florence E. Allen, Rose Valley
1892 Jennie F. Angus, Clyde
1892 Dora L. Barton, Clyde
1892 Hattie M. Gibson, Sodus
1892 Margaret M. Smith, Wolcott
1892 Nellie R. Thacker, Wolcott
1892 Lena S. Walker, Wolcott
1892 Isadore E. Whitbeck, Fairville
1892 L. Belle Whitbeck, Wolcott
1893 Helen C. Arnold Palmyra
1893 Evalyn B. Gatchell, Alton
1893 Roselia Noon, Clyde
1893 Louise Sanford, Palmyra
1893 Elizabeth M. Sherrill, Palmyra
1893 Ruth D. Sherrill, Palmyra
189495, Julia M. Smith, Lyons
1895 Agnes Stow, Clyde
MEN
1846 E. Dawson Granger, Sodus
1847 Ezra Leonard, Lyons
1848 Charles D. Foster, Palmyra
1849 Curtis Baird, Clyde
1850 John C. Bishop, Rose
1855 Mervin Hollister, Palmyra
1867 Marquis D. Gould, West Walworth
1873 Elias Glenn, Rose Valley
1876 Myron H. Thomas, Williamson
1879 John W. Lyman, Rose
1879 Frank H. Valentine, Rose
1880 Josiah S. McLaughlin, Newark
1880 Charles H. Tyndall, Alton
1880 J. Willis Vandercook, Rose Valley
1883 Henry M. Tyndall, Rose
1884 William G. Reed, Alton
1887 Arthur E. Barnes, Clyde
1888 Samuel H. Lyman, N. Rose
1893 James K. Gatchell, Alton
1893 Elmer A. Myers, Clyde
1893 Merritt E. Newbury, Wolcott
1893 Burton B. Parsons, Wolcott
1894 Edward G. Barnes, Rose
Source: An Historical Sketch of the State Normal College at Albany, N.Y. and a History of its Graduates for Fifty Years. 18441894. Albany, N. Y.: Brandow Printing Company. 1895.
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