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Family of Alpheus VEAZIE and Sarah L HINKLEY

Married2778 18342778 at Rome, NY2778.

Alpheus' obituary mentions that, following his apprenticeship in the carriage trade, he returned in 1834 to Rome and married there then. Alpheus and Sarah L, "his wife," appear on the same headstone.

Sarah L HINKLEY b. 1814 Oct 301822 at Oneida Co., NY4826. d. 1893 Feb 171822 at at home of daughter Mrs E Aldridge, Brockport, NY4826. bd. Brockport Cem., Brockport, NY1822.

Alpheus' headstone has deathdate Aug 22, 1873. His obituary2778 states he died "Friday, last, .." which would indicate Aug 29, 1873. However, that obituary was printed Monday, Sept 1, and was from information received from another newspaper. It may be that the original information was received on or prior to Aug 29, and Aug 22 would, therefore, be the "previous" Friday.

Alpheus' obituary2778 mentions that Alpheus was born in Williamstown, Mass. When he was 3 or 4 yrs of age, his parents moved to Rome, NY. In 1824, at the age of 15, he went to Rochester to learn the carriage making trade and was an apprentice there for 7 years. He returned to Rome in 1834 and married Sarah. In 1840, he moved to Dresden (NY) and engaged in carriage manufacturing. He later moved to Mount Morris and worked in carriage making until 1862, when he moved to Brockport. There he worked alone and with his brother Charles in carriage making until 1870, when he retired on account of ill health. He died of inflammatory rheumatism. That obituary mentions survivors his wife and his children: Mrs Erastus Aldridge, Brockport; H H Veazie, Grand Rapids; C D Veazie, Titusville, PA; A Veazie, Jr, Milwaukee; and Clark H Veazie, Chicago, Illinois.

Sarah's maiden name comes from an obituary1843 which mentions her surviving brothers John and Charles G Hinckley. Another obituary4826 mentions that she died of heart trouble. The latter obituary mentions surviving sons: Clark B and Charles B of Brockport; Alpheus of Minneapolis, and Harry of Washington. Also, a surviving daughter, Mrs E Aldridge of Brockport.

Child 4. Alpheus

The 1873 obituary2778 of Alpheus Veazie (senior) mentions "A. Veazie, Jr., Milwaukee" among surviving children. He may be the Alpheus Veazie, trav. (traveling?) agent1735, in St Paul, MN, 1875.

In 1899, the remains of "Albert" Veazie were found4327 on October 29, in a dry streambed near Holstein, Iowa, by a man (John McLaughlin) who had been hunting. He testified that the remains had not been there six weeks prior, when he had been hunting the same ground. McLaughlin further stated that four days before the remains were found, he saw a team with some men drive on a run to the spot where the body was found, and, after a few minutes, drove away on a run. Other evidence indicated that "the said Albert Veazie" was in Chicago on August 5 and pawned a ring there. Word was received from "Mrs C H Veazie, Brockport, NY, a sister-in-law," to hold the body until her husband came. The referenced article did not mention whether the remains were identified as Alpheus Veazie, C H Veazie's brother.

Child 5. Thomas

A grave record2796 for Evergreen Cem, Dresden, NY, has "Thos. G. Veazie Son of Alphus Veazie [died] 8/24/1849 [age] 1 yr 3 mo. The father's name, the location, and the birth date among the birth dates for Alpheus Veazie's children indicate Thomas was likely Alpheus' son.

Children of Alpheus VEAZIE and Sarah L HINKLEY:

1. Julia A VEAZIE1842 b. 1836 Mar 13840 at New York1842. d. 1902 Aug 18840 at her home on King St, Brockport, NY1890. bd. High St Cem., Brockport, NY840.
md. 1) James M WILTSIE
md. 2) Erastus ALDRIDGE
2. Harrison Hinckly VEAZIE1842 b. 1840 Jul2876 at New York1842. d. 1909 Jul 30840. bd. Woodmere Cem., Detroit, MI840.
md. Cecelia KENT
3. Charles D VEAZIE1842 b. 18421822 at New York1842. d. 1911 Sep 282938 at Home for Disabled Volunteers, Bath, NY2938. bd. Brockport Cem., Brockport, NY1822.
md. Matilda H MEISING
4. Alpheus Jr VEAZIE1842 b. 1847~1842 at New York1842. d. 1899?4327.
5. Thomas G VEAZIE2796 b. 1848 May~2796. d. 1849 Aug 242796. bd. Evergreen Cem, Dresden, NY2796.
6. Clark Henry VEAZIE1885 b. 1851 Jun 11966 at near Syracuse, NY1966. d. 1928 Aug 301965 at Brockport, NY1965. bd. Brockport Cem., Brockport, NY1822.
md. 1) Harriet E "Hattie" DAVIS
md. 2) Mary E WISMAN


840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
1735. U. S. City Directories 1821-1989, 1822-1995; www.ancestry.com
1822. Cemetery Inscriptions, Vital Records, Monroe Co., NY; mcnygenealogy.com
1842. 1850 Fed Census NY, Onondago Co., Otisco; www.ancestry.com
1843. Obit Veazie, Sarah L, Rome (NY) Semi-Weekly Citizen, Saturday, February 25, 1893; www.fultonhistory,com
1885. 1860 Fed Census NY, Livingston Co., Mount Morris; www.ancestry.com
1886. 1880 Fed Census NY, Monroe Co., Brockport; www.ancestry.com
1887. 1870 Fed Census NY, Monroe Co., Sweden; www.ancestry.com
1890. Obit - Aldridge, Julia H (Veazie Wiltsie), Marcellus (NY) ; www.fultonhistory.com
1965. Veazie, Clark H estate distributed, Rochester Democrate and Chronicle, Fri, Sep 7, 1928; www.fultonhistory.com
1966. Obit - Veazie, Clark Henry, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Sat, Sep 1, 1928; www.fultonhistory.com
2778. Obit - Veazie, Alpheus, Titusville (PA) Herald, Sep 1, 1873; newspaperarchive.com
2796. New York, Dresden, Cemetery Records; www.dresdenny.org
2876. 1900 Fed Census MI, Wayne Co., Detroit; www.ancestry.com
2938. United States, National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938; familysearch.org
4327. Veazie, "Albert" Body found in Woods near Holstein, Iowa, The Milford (IA) Mail, Dec 2?, 1899; newspaperarchive.com
4826. Obit - Veazie, Sarah L, Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), Feb 18, 1893; newspapers.com