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Family of Charles VEAZIE and Mary Ann TITUS

Charles VEAZIE b. 1793 Jul 31800 at North Adams, MA800. d. 1872 Jul 32863 at Troy, NY2863.
Mary Ann TITUS b. 1799 Mar 24~2866 at Lansingburgh, NY2866. d. 1850 Jan 272861 at Troy, NY2861. bd. Oakwood Cem., Troy, NY2866.

Married2865 1819 Mar 22865 at Troy, NY2865.

Charles and Mary Ann were married by Rev Sommers. Hillman800 has date 7 March, based on newspaper VRs, 1850. The death notice2861 for Mary Ann Veazie in Troy, NY, has her the wife of Charles Veazie, and the daughter of Platt Titus. That Charles Veazie is the son of John and Martha (Hopkins) Veazie is circumstantial, but considered probable from census records locating Charles in the Albany/Troy, NY, area.

The Albany (NY) Daily Evening Times reported2863 , Jul 5, 1872, the death ("yesterday") of Charles Veazie, in Troy, aged 78, a resident for forty years. Hillman800 has deathdate as July 3. The Troy (NY) Daily Times, in Dec 1872, recapping the news for the year, lists July 3, "Death of Charles Veazie."

Hillman800 has minor differences in the birthdates of Charles' and Mary Ann's children from those given herein. Perhaps using the same original source, this author's reference and Hillman's reference may both be subject to transcription errors.

The publication "Troy's One Hundred Years, 1789-1889" by Arthur James Weise, Troy, NY, 1891, provides an interesting insight into Charles Veazie. In May, 1818, Charles established a coach-factory on the corner of Second and Albany streets, Troy, NY, following the vocation of many of his relatives. In 1830, Charles Veazie and Orsamus Easton turned out fifty post coaches, used on various stage lines in Rensselaer county. In 1832, a franchise was granted and articles of incorporation were written4319 for the Renssellaer & Saratoga railroad. Shortly thereafter, the coach company turned to the manufacture of rail coaches, and the first cars used on the mentioned railroad were made by Gilbert, Veazie & Eaton, "famous Troy car builders." The 24 passenger cars provided were considered "marvels of beauty." The cars were 24 feet long, 8 feet wide and just over 6 feet in height inside. Conveniences included crimson morocco leather seats and moveable panels, affording open or closed carriages. By 1841, the firm was known as Eaton & Gilbert.

In a 1865 affidavit4831, Charles stated he was the son of John Veazie of Braintree and Adams, MA, and listed his siblings, comprised of six sons and two daughters. In that affidavit, he stated that he was the only surviving child of John Veazie.

Mary Ann (Titus) Veazie died2866 at the age of 50y 10m 3d. Her birthdate is calculated from that information.

Child 1. Platt

Platt Titus Veazie died2866 at the age of 30y 6d in New York City.

Child 3. Aurtis

Whether this child is male or female isn't clear. The cemetery records2866 for Oakwood list (transcribed) mother Mary Ann's parents names as Platt Titus and Austis Titus. It is assumed this child was name for Mary Ann's mother.

Children of Charles VEAZIE and Mary Ann TITUS:

1. Platt Titus VEAZIE2866 b. 1821 Jan 302866 at Troy, NY2866. d. 1851 Feb 52866 at New York City, NY2866. bd. Oakwood Cem., Troy, NY2866.
2. Charles H VEAZIE2867 b. 1827~2868 at Rensselaer Co., NY4691. d. aft 1887?1735.
md. Anna A PIERCE
3. Aurtis Titus VEAZIE2866 b. 1829 Oct 82866 at Troy, NY2866. d. 1829 Oct 222866 at Troy, NY2866. bd. Oakwood Cem., Troy, NY2866.
4. Henry Clay VEAZIE2866 b. 1832 Feb 22866 at Troy, NY2866. d. 1832 Apr 162866 at Troy, NY2866. bd. Oakwood Cem., Troy, NY2866.
5. Mary Ann VEAZIE2866 b. 1836 Feb 152866 at Troy, NY2866. d. 1836 Apr 302866 at Troy, NY2866. bd. Oakwood Cem., Troy, NY2866.

800. Veazie Genealogy, Ralph E Hillman, CG, Penobscot Press, Private Printing, Feb 2011.
1735. U. S. City Directories 1821-1989, 1822-1995;
2861. Obit - Veazie, Mary Ann (Titus), Jan 29, 1850, Troy (NY) Daily Whig;
2863. Obit - Veazie, Charles (death notice), Albany (NY) Daily Evening Times, Fri, Jul 5, 1872;
2865. New York, 10000 Vital Records of, 1777-1834;
2866. New York, Troy, Oakwood Cemetery, 1851-1872 Interments,
2867. 1860 Fed Census NY, Rensselaer Co., Troy;
2868. 1870 Fed Census NY, Rensselaer Co., Troy;
2870. 1850 Fed Census NY, Rensselaer Co., Troy;
4319. New York, Landmarks of Rensselaer County, George Baker Anderson, Troy Press, Syracuse, NY; D Mason & Co., Publishers : 1897;
4691. 1875 State Census NY, Rensselaer Co., Troy;
4831. Affidavit - Veazie, Charles, affidavit signed May 13, 1865, from the probate records of Joseph Veazie, Rhode Island Wills and Probate;