Biography of John Pulver
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Pulver, John, was born in Schoharie, N. Y., in 1807, a son of John M., who came to Sodus in 1829. Their ancestors came from Holland in an early day and settled in Dutchess county. John M. married Rebecca Millis, and their children were: Serene, John, Jane, Dorcas, William, Daniel, Anson, and Jerome. John settled in Sodus and is engaged in farming. He married Mrs. Lucinda, widow of William Ellsworth. Ami Ellsworth, the pioneer of the family in Wayne county, came from East Windsor, Conn., on foot in 1800, and took up one hundred acres of land on the lake west of Sodus Point. He built a log house and returned to Connecticut for his family. They endured all the hardships that fall to the lot of a settlerin anew country. His wife was Chloe Allen, and in 1807, learning that she had inherited some property in Connecticut, she made the journey there and back on horseback alone. Their children were: Ami, Sophia, Huldah, Aurelia, Julia A., Levi, Ann, William, who settled on the homestead and was a prosperous and enterprising farmer. He married Lucinda Sophia Selby, of Palmyra, and died in 1853.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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