Descendants of John Wesley Fosgate
Generation No. 1
1. JOHN WESLEY7 FOSGATE (JONATHAN6, OLIVER5 FOSKETT, JACOB4 FOSKET, ROBERT3, JOHN2 FOSKETT, FOSKETT1) was born Abt. 1816 in NY, prob Otsego Co., and died November 15, 1896. He married CATHERINE AMANDA HOTCHKISS September 29, 1839 in DeKalb, IL (acc. to Hotchkiss gen.), daughter of SPENCER HOTCHKISS and FREELOVE (LEE). She was born May 06, 1822 in NY, and died January 31, 1875 in St. Frederick, Neb. age 52 d/o late Spencer Hotchkiss of Smithville; Chenango American 4 Mar 1875.
Notes for JOHN WESLEY FOSGATE:
shown to be son of Jonathan in tax rolls and rural directory; 1840 they lived with Catherine's parents in McDonough, Chenango Co NY; 1850 Smithville Chenango Co NY census #2414-2552: John W. Fosgate 1815 age 34 farmer b NY , Catherine A. 1821 age 28 b NY, Sarah 1842 age 7, Charles b IL 1843 d 28 Jan 1848 age 4 of croup VRCC Smithville;
1860 census Plover, Portage Co., WI : John W. Fosgett age 47 b NY, Catherine A. age 39 b NY, Sarah J. Richmond age 18 b NY, Elmore Richmond age 5/12 b WI;
1870 in Johnson Co., Nebraska? searched for Catherine, nf...
Notes for CATHERINE AMANDA HOTCHKISS:
Dec. 1870 Catherine is in Johnson Co., Nebraska; she and Oliver Hotchkiss, William A. Hotchkiss, Susan Hotchkiss and Betsey E. Norris deeded land to Edward Hotchkiss of Smithville Chenango Co NY, part of the same land deeded to Spencer Hotchkiss. Some data, i.e. specific dates and locations, comes from Hotchkiss Gen. Vol. 1. IL information may have been found on the IGI. (courtesy Marilyn Labbe)
Children of JOHN FOSGATE and CATHERINE HOTCHKISS are:
2. i. SARAH J.8 FOSGATE, b. Bet. 1842 - 1843, NY.
ii. CHARLES F. FOSGATE, b. July 06, 1843, DeKalb, IL; d. January 28, 1848, Smithville, NY of croup, age 4.
Notes for CHARLES F. FOSGATE:
burial place not found
Generation No. 2
2. SARAH J.8 FOSGATE (JOHN WESLEY7, JONATHAN6, OLIVER5 FOSKETT, JACOB4 FOSKET, ROBERT3, JOHN2 FOSKETT, FOSKETT1) was born Bet. 1842 - 1843 in NY. She married ROYAL H. RICHMOND May 23, 1858 in DeKalb, IL, son of UNKNOWN RICHMOND and UNKNOWN.
Notes for SARAH J. FOSGATE:
Notes for ROYAL H. RICHMOND:
Child of SARAH FOSGATE and ROYAL RICHMOND is:
i. ELMORE9 RICHMOND, b. 1860, Plover, Portage Co., WI.
Notes for ELMORE RICHMOND:
was age 5 months in 1860 census of Plover, Portage Co., WI; further unknown