Biography of Zebulon Barnum
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Barnum, Zebulon, born December 19, 1773, came to Hartland, N. Y., in 1804, moved thence to Carlton in 1817, and died in Michigan November 28, 1848. July 31, 1798, he married Betsey Ferster (born November 17, 1779), and their children were Abel S., born Jaunary 12, 1800, died October 8, 1877; John, born February 8, 1801, deceased; Polly (Mrs. Harmon Fuller), born May 22, 1803, died February 24, 1872; Nancy (Mrs. Benjamin Tuttle), born March 24, 1805, deceased; Lucinda (Mrs. Nelson Sprague), born September 28, 1807, died November 27. 1886; Roxana (Mrs. Lyman Fuller, born February 25, 1810, died May 24, 1875), Philo, born August 23, 1812, died March 9; 1834; Almina (Mrs. Hiram Abbey), born June 17, 1814, died January 13, 1867; Israel born June 15, 1816, deceased; Melvin, born November 8, 1818, died January 29, 1885; Nelson, born October 15, 1824, died November 13, 1824; and Henry, born November 18, 1825. Abel S. Barnum married Mrs. Lucy Munion, daughter of Noah Greely, and their children were Truman P., born December 15, 1823; Noah G., born August 25, 1825; Lucinda J., born February 21, 1827; Clifton G., born February 26, 1830, enlisted in the 6th Michigan Cavalry, and died of fever at Fairfax, Va., April 18, 1863 Dustin, born July 23, 1833; Arab I., born November 18, 1834; Elisha F., born January 15, 1836, enlisted August 11, 1862, in 4th New York H. A.; and Larah L. (Mrs. Lyman C. Fuller), born July 10, 1838. Lowell H. Barnum, who was born on and still occupies the old homestead, married, first, Nancy A., daughter of William A. Spaulding, and second Mrs. Oliver Coon, daughter of Lewis Root. His children are Nellie J., Mrs. Frederick Johnson), born August 31, 1858; Willie H., born July 1, 1861; Alton G., and Cora, deceased; T. Eddie, born August 13, 1866; and Earle S., born September 16, 1872.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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