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SHARP, Philip
(1785-1872)
BROCKWAY, Elizabeth Macomber
(1800-1893)
BUTTOLPH, John D.
(1795-1875)
SHARP, Jane M.
(1816-)
BUTTOLPH, Myra Corrie
(1853-)

 

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BRINK, Chester

BUTTOLPH, Myra Corrie 1 2

  • Born: 1853, , , New York, United States 3 4
  • Marriage: BRINK, Chester
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She appeared on the census on 17 Aug 1860 in Lisbon, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. 5

She appeared on the census on 8 Jul 1870 in Sharon, Lee, Iowa, United States. 6


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Myra married Chester BRINK. (Chester BRINK was born in 1845 in , , New York, United States.)


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1 Portrait and biographical album of Jackson County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of the state, and of th (Chicago: Chapman Bros., 1889,), P 189 -190. Elisha Bradley, of whom we write, is a resident of Section 34, Monmouth Township, where he settled when he first came to this county, in Sept 1865. Mr. Bradley was born in St. Lawrence County, N.Y., May 4, 1831. He is the son of Samuel and Phoebe (Rogers) Bradley; the father was born in Chittenden County, Vt., and the mother in St Lawrence County, N.Y. The grandfather of our subject, Elisha Bradley, Sr., born in England, came with two brothers to the United States and settled in New England. He was a farmer and resided in Vermont, where, after a well-spent of ninety years his death occurred. He at one time served in the Revolutionary War. There were ten children in this family, viz: Statira, Sylvester, Peleg, Truman, Samuel, Russell, Rachel, Lovella, Marie and Lucius.

Samuel, the father of our subject, was born in 1794, and married Phoebe Rogers in St Lawrence County, N.Y., and there passed his remaining years, being engaged in agricultural pursuits. He made his home in a timbered country. Samuel Bradley was a Universalist in religious belief, and was a strong supporter of that denomination. He.

2 Portrait and biographical album of Jackson County, Iowa : containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of the state, and of th (Chicago: Chapman Bros., 1889,), P 190. lived to the age of eighty-six. His wife died when but forty-six years of age. They had become parents of five children, only three of whom grew to maturity. James, now a resident of Woodbury County, Iowa; Asenath, wife of Harmon Kingsley, living in St Lawrence County, N.Y; Elisha, the subject of this sketch.

Elisha grew to manhood in his native county, and in 1861 was married to Alice Buttolph. She was born in St Lawrence County, N.Y., March 10, 1842, and is the daughter of John and Jane (Sharp) Buttolph. John Buttolph, the father of Mrs. Bradley, was born in Lower Canada, and came to St Lawrence when but nine years old, and married in St Lawrence County, where he resided until 1864. Impelled by the spirit of the times he removed westward and settled in Clinton County, this State, where he purchased 100 acres of land. John Buttolph was accompanied to this place by his brother Noah. He was living in Clinton County at the time of his death, which sad event occurred in the year 1875. His wife is still living and makes her home with her children. There was a family of twelve born to them, only six of them grew to maturity. These were name respectively: Alice, now Mrs. Bradley; Jane, wife of William Wright, residing in Breckenridge, Wilkin Co., Minn; John, living at Fergus Falls, Minn; Myra, wife of Chester Brink, living in Sac County, Iowa; Hattie died at age eighteen years; Mary, wife of Jacob Curry, resides in Jones County, Iowa.

The paternal grandfather of Mrs. Elisha Bradley was born in New York, and died at the age of eighty-four years. The maternal grandparents of Mrs. Bradley, Philip and Elizabeth Sharp, are also natives of New York. Mrs. Sharp is still living at the age of eighty-nine years. Mr Sharp served as a soldier in the War of 1812.

Mr. Bradley, our subject, resided in New York after his marriage until 1865, when he came to Iowa and purchased forty acres of his present farm, which was then little improved; he now owns sixty acres. Mr. and Mrs. Bradley have three children- Cora, Bertha and Floyd. Mr. Bradley has been in poor health for several years and thus been prevented from accumulating much of this world's goods. His two daughters are teachers, and contribute much to the support of the family. The elder one has attended school at the Northern Indiana Normal Valparaiso; they are excellent teachers and very kind to their parents. In politics, Mr. Bradley is a Republican, and has been a strong supporter of this party since 1858. He was drafted during the war, but was excused on account of disability.

3 Census - USA - 1870, Clinton Sharon, Iowa.

4 Census - USA - 1880, 15/19. Chester Brinck Self M Male W 34 NY Farmer NY NY
Myra Brinck Wife M Female W 27 NY Canada NY
Mabel Brinck Dau S Female W 6 IA NY NY
Infant Brinck Son S Male W 10 M IA NY NY
Noah Buttolph Uncle S Male W 81 Canada NY SCOT.

5 Census - USA - 1860, P 18, image 18/143. Line 8
Dwelling 117, Family 112
John D Buttolph, age 64, male, Farmer, property worth 2000, 600, born in Canada
Noah D Buttolph, age 62, male, Farmer, property worth 2000, 800, born in Canada
Jane Buttolph, age 43, female, born in New York
Alice Buttolph, age 18, female, School Teacher, born in New York
Jane Buttolph, age 15, female, Domestic, born in New York, attended school within year
John D Jr Buttolph, age 10, male, born in New York, attended school within year
Correy Buttolph, age 7, female, born in New York, attended school within year
Harriet Buttolph, age 5, female, born in New York, attended school within year
Mary Buttolph, age 3, female, born in New York.

6 Census - USA - 1870, P 24, image 24/29. Line 13
Dwelling 165, Family 165
Buttolph, J D, age 75, male, Farmer, property worth 3000, 1300, born in New York
--Jane, age 54, female, Keeping house, born in New York
--Jane, age 25, female, keepig house, born in New York
--John D, age 20, male, Farm laborer, born in New York
--Myra, age 17, female, at home, born in New York, attended school within year
--Hattie, age 15, female, at school, born in New York, attended school within year
--Mary, age 12, female, at school, born in New York, attended school within year
--Noah D, age 72, male, Farmer, born in New York.