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John Eglin and Catharine Dods
1807 likely in the Town of Benson, Hamilton County New York
Helen Vanant Werp 1813-1873
Ref LDS Family search site June 2001 Jacob Egglin (as spelled) married Lane Vanantwerp on 31 Oct 1830 at Dutch Reform Church, Schaghticoke Rensselaer N. Y
She died age 59 years on 3 August 1873 buried Freehold cemetery, Town of Greensville Greene County Plot 132 Helen Vanant Werp wife of Jacob Eglin died August 3 1873 age 59 years"
Ref Rootsweb site for Greene County New York Cemetery transcriptions
after 1880
ref April Saccoccio
#2.9.1. * Catharine Eglin born 1831

To date no other children other than Catharine born 1831 have been found

        Jacob identified as a child of John Eglin in biography of Thomas Eglin who was the son of John Eglin Jr. in the Genealogical and Biographical Record of North-Eastern Kansas published by Lewis Publishing Company Chicago 1900 This book covers Nemaha, Brown, Doniphan and Atchinson Counties Kansas 479 bios and 38 photos contributed by Roger Pyle Email pyle @bartol.undel,edu on net at
        The relationship between Isaac Schermerhorn and Jacob Eglin is unknown (see 1880 census References) Abraham Schermerhorn the father of Isaac lived with Isaac in the Town of Durham for the 1855. 1860 and 1870 census and Abraham was buried in Stonebridge Cemetery Durham which is about 3 miles from Freehold
        Abraham Daniels Schermerhorn was born 3 May 1778 at Kinderhook Columbia County N.Y and died 22 April 1856 (Town of Durham Greene County) His wife was Magdalene Kittle born Jan 1780. They had 11 children including Isaac. Isaac married Hannah Lennon . they had at least 2 children, Magdalene born about 1848 and Mary born about 1856 who married Alvin Jenning and was who living with Isaac in 1880 in the Town of New Scotland Albany County N.Y.

RGM Research
1850 census Town of Greenville Greene County page 204 Ref
Jacob Eglin age 42 blacksmith (ditto marks from occupation of previous person listed)
Hellen Eglin 36
Clarissa Worth age 13 (relationship if any unknown)
Deborah Wilbur 42 (relationship if any unknown)

1855 New York State census Greene County Town of Greenville (Index only checked)
Jacob Eglin , age 48 blacksmith lived in Greene County 18 yrs
wife Helen 42 lived in Greene County 42 yrs
also show in 1850 census in Greene County

        1860 census of Town of Greensville, Greene County lists family #1847 Jacob Eglin age 52, Blacksmith real estate valued at $2000, wife Helen age 46 , daughter Catherine 28
Family #831 lists James Cole age 35 occupation cooper (barrel maker) wife Catharine age 29 Children Irving age 11, Alice age 9
        In the 1870 census of Town of Greensville family 547, Jacob is 62 a blacksmith with real estate worth $3500 and personal property valued at $500, wife Helen 56 and living with Catharine Cole age 38 and her children, Irving age 20 a blacksmith, Alice 18 and Fanny age 9.
        1880 census Town of New Scotland Albany County
Jacob Eglin 72 widower with family of Isaac Schermerhorn 66 and his wife Hannah 65 Alvin Jennings son in law of Schermerhorn and Mary Jennings 26 daughter of Isaac Schermerhorn, no children listed

        Isaac Schermerhorn living in Town of Durham Greene County for 1855,1860 and 1870 Census
In 1855 his father Abraham age 77 born Rensselaer county is living with them
1855 census Isaac Schermerhorn age 41 farmer born Albany County wife Hannah age 39 born Albany County. Children Magdalene age 7 and Mary age 1
Abraham died before 1860 census




Jacob Eglin #1.9 and Helen Vanant Werp
1831 perhaps Rensselaer County N.Y
1st James Taylor Cole 1824-1863

2nd to Horace Cook 1817-1903
# Jacob Elwin Cole born 1849

# Alice Cole born 1851,

# Fannie Cole born 1861

        James Taylor Cole was born 1824 likely in the Town of Cairo Green County and died 1863
(ref April) He was the son of Harvey Cole who was born 9 August 1791 and died 14 April 1863 and was buried in Cairo Cemetery, Town of Cairo Greene County. James' mother was Nancy Taylor1788-1866 In the 1850 census of Greenville James a cooper (barrel maker)
        April Saccoccio states that he died 1863 and that Catharine remarried after 1870 to Horace Cook in New York or Wisconsin. So far none of them found in the 1880 census.

RGM research
1850 census Town of Greenville Greene County page 203 Ref
house 939 family 1032
James Cole age 25 occ Cooper
Catharine age 19
Jacob E age 1 (seems to have gone by name Erving /Irving)
The Coles were living in same house as family #1031 Perkins King (?) age 66 and 3 females
(relationship if any unknown)
The family of Catharine Eglin Cole has not been found in the 1880 census

Taylor Cole cemetery on route 145 from Cairo to East Durham just north of Moorehouse Road in Town of Cairo about 2 miles from Freehold (Town of Greenville) as the crow flies and about 5 miles from Stonebridge Cemetery in Town of Durham (Ref Greene County rootsweb board)

Info from April Saccoccio from her friend Linda who connects thro the Cole Family

Harvey Cole was her 3rd gt grandfather Linda's maiden name was Cole
Children of Harvey Cole and Nancy Taylor
Harvey born 9 August 1791 and died 14 April 1863 buried Cairo Cemetery Town of Cairo
Greene County N.Y. Nancy born 1788 and died 1866
1. Loretta B. Cole 1810-1842
2. Elizabeth Ann Cole 1812-1865
3. Phebe Jane Cole 1813-1838
4, Harvey Elisha Cole 1814-1893
5. Nathan T.Cole 1818-1823
6. Sarah Ann Cole 1819-1910
7. Catharine Cole 1822-1875
8. James Taylor Cole 1824-1863 (married Catharine Eglin)
9. John Barker Cole 1827-1858
10. Russell Cole 1829-1899

Horace Cook buried Wisconsin not sure if he married Catharine Eglin Cole in Wisconsin or in New York State. Horace's first wife died 1859, his youngest 2 years old not found in1860 census

1900 census of Town of Albion Oswego County N.Y
Cole Irving born Sept 1849 (age 51) occ carpenter both parents born New York
(no proof this is the son of James Cole and Catharine Eglin)
Hattie wife 48 born Oct 1851
Nellie M dau 24 born May 1876
Lewis E son 20 born July 1880
Claude son 18 born Dec 1881
George son 17 born May 1883
Charles son 14 born ? 1886
with them Sylvanus Glispy father in law age 82 born 1817 widower

Query Greene County and Albany County Rootsweb board Fall of 2003
no answers to Feb 2005

Looking for info on and Descendants of Catharine Cole born abt 1831 and daughter of Jacob Eglin 1807-after 1880 born lik Town of Benson Hamilton Cty NY (son of John Eglin and Catharine Dods) and Jacob's wife Helen abt 1813-1873 whom he may have been married Oct 1830 as Lane Vanantwerp at Dutch Reform Church, Schaghticoke Rensselaer N. Y
Catharine Eglin married before abt 1849 to married James Taylor Cole 1824-1863 perhaps Green County N.Y. Catharine and James children were Elwin Cole born 1849, Alice Cole born 1851, Fannie Cole 1861 Catharine Married 2nd to Horace Cook 1817-1903
In 1855 Jacob Eglin age 48 lived in Town of Greenville Greene Cty and had for 18 years and was a blacksmith Wife Helen age 42. It is not known if they had more children beside Catharine

        In 1880 census Jacob Eglin age 72, widower was listed in the Town of New Scotland Albany County with family of Isaac Schermerhorn 66 and his wife Hannah 65, Alvin Jennings son in law of Schermerhorn and Mary Jennings 26 daughter of Isaac Schermerhorn ,
Relationship between Jacob Eglin and Isaac Schermerhorn unknown
Any info on the Eglins , the Coles, Horace Cook, Isaac Schermerhorn or ideas as to where to turn would be most Appreciated.


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