A One-Name Study
for the BARNUM/BARNHAM Surname
Notes for Dimon Bradley BARNUM/Mercy Maria KELLOGG
From: Hopkins, T. (1903). The Kelloggs in the Old World and the New
. San Francisco: Sunset Press and Photo Engraving Co.: Mercy Maria Kellogg, dau. of Martin, b. 25 June, 1806 ; m. 14 Oct., 1824, Dimon Bradley Barnum, b. 14 Nov., 1799, son of Thaddeus Barnum, b. in Connecticut, 6 Feb., 1788, and Anna Bradley, b. 20 Dec., 1779. He d. 5 Nov., 1865 ; she d. 13 Feb., 1874.
He learned the trade of a tanner, and in 1847 bought a farm near Canaseraga, NY, where both died.
Abiram Winton Barnum, b. in New Fairfield, Conn., 7 Oct., 1825; m. Sophia Hamilton; was a farmer and stock dealer near Danbury, Conn.; had three children.
Ira Kellogg Barnum b. in New Fairfield, 28 Nov., 1833; m. 8 Jan. 1863 Helen Augusta Coray, b. 6 Nov., 1838, dau. of John Coray, b. in Providence, Pa., 1796, and Cynthia Webb, b. in Hornellsville, N. Y., 1802 ; was for ten years a merchant in Canaseraga, and five years Postmaster there; was later a farmer in Burns, NY; had one child.
Willis Hanford Barnum, b. in New Fairfield, 1 Apr., 1843 ; m. Alice Vernette Rathbun, b. in Almond, N. Y., 25 Aug., 1850, dau. of Albert Rathbun, b. in Almond, 7 Oct., '1825, and Ann Fuller, b. in Granville, N. Y., 25 June, 1830; served twenty months in Co. I, First New York Dragoons ; was later editor and publisher of. the Canaseraga Times; she had previously m. 15 Sept., 1869, James W. Dyer, who d. 26 Sept., 1872.
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