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Elizabeth LANGDON
Abigail CHENEY
Husband:  Daniel GALUSHA
Birth:  1768, Norwich, New London Co., CT
Death:  5 Mar 1844, Warrenville, DuPage Co., IL
Father:  Jacob GALUSHA
Mother:  Desire ANDRUS
Marriage-1:  13 Oct 1793, VT
Wife-1:  Elizabeth LANGDON
Birth:  1771/2
Death (æ 37):  29 Dec 1809, Chittenden Co., VT
Marriage-2:  16 Jan 1817, Sempronius, Cayuga Co., NY
Wife:  Abigail "Nabby" CHENEY
Birth:  20 Jun 1781, Brandon, Rutland Co., VT
Death:  12 Oct 1866, probably in Fairhaven Twp., Carroll Co., IL
Other Spouse:  m1. 5 Dec 1799, Brandon, Rutland Co., VT, Seth HOLT
Father:  Dea. Edward C. CHENEY
Mother:  Abigail HALE
Children with Elizabeth LANGDON — born in VT:
1.  Amanda / Almandy "Mandy" GALUSHA, b. 20 Jul 1794; d. 1865; m. Mr. TRACY
2.  Giles L. GALUSHA, b. 11 May 1796
3.  Almira GALUSHA, b. 9 Sep 1800; d. 1865
Child with Abigail (CHENEY) HOLT — born in Sodus, Wayne Co., NY:
4.  Lucien Edward "Luke" GALUSHA, b. 26 Sep 1818
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Connecticut, Illinois, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont

Year Location Event
1768 CT: New London Co.: Norwich birth of Daniel GALUSHA
1771/2   birth of Elizabeth LANGDON
1781 VT: Rutland Co.: Brandon birth of Abigail CHENEY
1787 VT: Chittenden Co. formed from Benninton Co.
1790 Census VT: Bennington Co. Daniel's family in census
1793   marriage of Daniel GALUSHA & Elizabeth LANGDON
1793   birth of daughter, Mandy
1796 VT  birth of son, Giles
1800   birth of daughter, Almira
1800 Census VT: Chittenden Co.: Williston Daniel GALUSHA, head-of-household
1809   death of Elizabeth (LANGDON) GALUSHA
1810 Census VT: Chittenden Co.: Colchester Daniel GALUSHA, head-of-household
1810-17 Vermont to New York Daniel moves (Abigail is already in NY)
1817 NY: Cayuga Co.: Sempronius marriage of Daniel GALUSHA & Abigail (CHENEY) HOLT
1817-19 NY: Ontario [now Wayne] Co.: Sodus Daniel GALUSHA becomes guardian of Abigail's children
1818 NY birth of son, Luke
1820 Census NY: Ontario [now Wayne] Co.: Sodus Daniel GALUSHA, head-of-household
1823 NY: Wayne Co. formed from Ontario and Seneca Cos.
c1823/4   marriage of son, Giles, to Sarah __?__
c1824   marriage of step-son, Daniel, to Sarah HUNTINGTON
1820-30 Sodus to Somerset family moves
1830 Census NY: Niagara Co.: Somerset  Daniel GALUSHA, head-of-household 
c1833   marriage of step-son, Elijah, to Jane HERRINGTON
c1833   marriage of step-daughter, Philancy, to Samuel HOPKINS
1833-40 New York to Ohio family moves
1840 Census OH: Geauga Co.: Munson Twp. Daniel GALUSHA, head-of-household
1840-43 Geauga County to Cuyahoga County family moves
1843 OH: Cuyahoga Co. marriage of son, Lucien, to E. Rosetta BROWN
1844 IL: DuPage Co.: Warrenville death of Daniel GALUSHA
1850 Census   can't find
1860 Census IL: Carroll Co.: Fairhaven Twp. Abigail (CHENEY) GALUSHA living w/son, Lucien 
1866   death of Abigail (CHENEY) GALUSHA


1.  Marriage Records:

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1790 (Broderbund CD-311):  not found. 

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 3; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1800 VT Chittenden Co. Williston Twp. p. 346/351 Ln. 20 Daniel Galusha 11010-20110-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1790-1800 = Giles (b. 1796)
1 male 10-15 1784-1790 = ?
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = Daniel (b. 1768)
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Almira (b. 1800)
= Amanda (b. 1794)
1 female 16-25 1774-1784 = ?
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Elizabeth (b. 1772)
female 45 or over in or bef. 1755 = ?
The older children were born before Daniel & Elizabeth were married and are most likely children of the older woman living with them.  Hard to say who they might be; there are lots of possibilities.  Also in Chittenden County:  Daniel's brother, Ezra GALUSHA

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #8 of 8 — mis-indexed "Galurha"; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1810 VT Chittenden Co. Colchester Twp. pp. 197/385 Ln. 9 Danl Galusha 01010-11000-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 = Giles (b. 1796)
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = Daniel (b. 1768)
1 female 9 or under 1800-1810 = Almira (b. 1800)
1 female 10-15 1794-1800 = Amanda (b. 1794)

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 5; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):•
1820 NY Ontario [now Wayne] Co. Sodus p. 121 Ln. 6 Daniel Galusha 120001-10110-0-200
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1810-1820 = Lucien  (b. 1818)
2 males 10-15 1804-1810 = Elijah (b. 1807/8)
= Daniel (b. 1805/6)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Daniel (b. 1768)
1 female 9 or under 1810-1820 = Philancy (b. 1811)
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = Almira (b. 1800)
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Abigail (b. 1781)
2 persons engaged in agriculture

6.  1830 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 12; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤•
1830 NY Niagara Co. Somerset Roll M19_95 p. 344 Ln. 12 Daniel Galusha 001 000 001 - 000 100 100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-14 1815-1820 = Lucien (b. 1818)
1 male 60-69 1760-1770 = Daniel (b. 1768)
1 female 15-19 1810-1815 = Philancy (b. 1811)
1 female 40-49 1780-1790 = Abigail (b. 1781)
Listed one line below Abigail's nephew, Elisha P. CHENEY, who is listed four lines below Abigail's brother, Elijah CHENEY.  Also in county:  Asa B. BROWN, Otis BROWN, Asa HERRINGTON, David HARRINGTON, Elizabeth HARRINGTON, William HARRINGTON, Hiram KELLOGG. 

7.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #6-7 of 14; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 OH Geauga Co. Munson Twp. Roll 395 pp. 159B-160A Ln. 1 Daniel Galusha 000 010 000 100 - 000 000 010 0200000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Lucien (b. 1818)
1 male 70-79 1760-1770 = Daniel (b. 1768)
1 female 50-59 1780-1790 = Abigail (b. 1781)
1 person employed in agriculture
Also in Munson Township:  Abigail's son (Daniel's step-son), Elijah Hale HOLT, and Abigail's brother-in-law, Daniel ROWLEY.

8a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1850 (Broderbund CD-317):  can't find.

8b.  Family Quest Archives:  Ohio Federal Census 1850:  Geauga County.  Heritage Quest CD M432-682:  not found, and I skimmed all 420 pages!!

9.  Family Quest Archives:  Illinois 1860 Census: Calhoun and Carroll Counties.  Heritage Quest CD M653-159:  Fairhaven P.O., Fairhaven Twp., Carroll Co., IL, p. 999, 1267/1173, enumerated 12 Jul 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen:
Lucien Galusha 40 M Farmer 1200 550 NY
[Lucien's five children]
Abagail   " 79 F       Vt

10.  Daniel S. Durrie  1864.  A Genealogical History of the Holt Family in the United States: more particularly, Descendants of Nicholas Holt of Newbury and Andover, Mass., 1634-1644. Munsell, Albany.  On p. 79:
Seth b. Westminster Apr. 25, 1776; m. Abigail Cheney of Brandon, Vt.  After marriage he removed to Sempronius, N.Y.  In 1812 he enlisted and went to the frontiers under Capt. John Husted, and d. a short time afterwards at Schlosser, near Niagara Falls.  His widow m. 2d, Daniel Galusha, and has lived at Sodus, N.Y., and Warren, Du Page county, Ill. 3 ch.

11.  War of 1812 Pension Application:  Abigail (HOLT) GALUSHA, widow of 1st Lt. Seth HOLT.  39 pp.  (online at fold3.com).  Gives dates and places for both marriages and lists names and dates for Nabby's children.

12.  [Index to] Ontario County [, New York, ] Books of Wills [, Guardianships,] and Letters of Administration, Book 12, 1817-1819 (online at the Yates County, New York, web site — Yates and Wayne Cos. were partly formed from Ontario Co. in 1823; Sodus is now in Wayne Co.): 
"In the index list below… references are to book number and page number, thus: 12:36 means Book 12, page 12:36. Guardianships are marked with (gdn) after the name of the person receiving the guardian; and (Gdn) after the guardian's name. The town name is added when it is noted in the particular record."
Galusha Daniel (Gdn) 12:218
Holt Daniel Putman, Elijah Hale & Phylancy of Sodus (gdn) 12:218...

13.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File.

14.  Email from Grecia DeRossett.

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