HISTORY OF POTTER COUNTY"1800's"

Including: County Treasurers, County Auditors, County Surveyors, Coroners, 
Represetatives, County Commisioners, Rigister & Recorder. 

Contributed By PHGS Members: 
 
 

COUNTY TREASURERS:
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1824 Dr. Harry Lyman 1846 Stephen Outman 1868 A. B. Horton
1826 Timothy Ives 1848 John Lyman 1870 A. L. Harvey
1828 B.G. Avery 1850 Nelson Clark 1872 J. M. Spafford
1830 James Rose 1852 Joel Raymond 1874 Martin Dodge
1832 Burrel Lyman 1854 Henry Ellis 1877 M. V. Larrabee
1834 O. A. Lewis 1856 W. H. Hydorn 1880 Edwin Haskell
1836 L. B. Cole 1858 ** Eli Rees 1883 David Raymond
1839 B. F. Hamlin 1860 Woolsey Burtis 1886 A. A. Swetland
1840 Isaac Thompson 1862 Lewis Lyman 1889 Newton J. Peck
1841 G. W. G. Judd 1864 Arch. F. Jones . .
1843 Burrel Lyman 1866 J. W. Stevens . .
NOTE: ** Killed while in office- Archibald F. Jones filled term.
COUNTY AUDITORS:
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1839 Elisha English 1855 W. B. Graves 1870 J. H. Cole
1840 H. A. Nelson 1856 H. F. Sizer 1871 J. M. Hamilton
1841 Geo. Taggart 1857 John C. Bishop 1872 D. W. Havens
1842 Benj. D. Dolbe 1858 W. B. Graves 1873 Samuel Beebe
1843 W. Crosby 1859 Spencer A. Slade 1874 Geo. Rees
1844 Versal Dickenson 1860 James B. Jones 1875 Geo. Rexford, 
J. G. Stroele, 
H. S. Lent
1845 Lewis B. Cole 1861 E. O. Austin 1878 Dewitt Chase, Robert McDowell, T. Coulston
1846 Benj. L. Grover 1862 Andrew Rose 1881 L. D. Ripple, 
Dan Baker, 
Thos. Coulston
1847 Horace Leet 1863 S. H. Martin 1884 H. S. Gridley, Philip Lawrence, Jasper Card
1848 Noah H. Hallock 1864 Lucien Bird, 

W.B. Graves

1887 John Bodler, 
L. B. Lewis, 
J. H. Dexter
1849 B. D. Dolbe 1865 J. C. Thompson . .
1850 Joseph Mann 1866 A. Sidney Lyman, S. H. Martin . .
1851 Edgar F. Austin 1867 S. S. Greenman . .
1852 Harrison Rosa 1868 M. R. Swetland . .
1853 Aaron Rice 1869 Earnest Wright . .
1854 Samuel Palmer, H. L. Simons .
COUNTY SURVEYORS:
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1838-50 L. B. Cole, Sr. 1868 C. L. Hoyt 1883-86 O. J. Rees, appointed by the court
1853 W. M. MeDougall 1875 W. A. Crosby 1889 O. J. Rees
1856 Z. F. Robinson 1880 Fayette Lewis
1861-65 Lucien Bird
CORONERS:
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1839 Amos French 1856 Andrew Stout 1871-77 Chalrs Meine
1844 H. H. Cheeseboro 1859 H. H. Munson 1882 Frank Buck
1844-47 Amos French 1862 J. M. Spafford 1885 J. B. Colcord
1850 H. S. Heath 1865 W. C. Blakeslee 1889 Dr. George C. Rees
1853 Amos French 1868 W. B. Graves . .
The fall elections of 1889 show 2,366 Republican, 1,791, Democratic and 188 Prohibitionist votes for State treasurer. Daniels (R.) recieved 2,346 voted, hellwig (D.) 1,855, and Smith (P.) 96, for sheriff; Peck (R.) 2,334, Clark (D.) 1,898, >and Burt (P.) 116, for treasurer; Brightman (R.) 2,238, and Scoville (D.) 2,057, for district attorney.
REPRESENTATIVES FROM POTTER COUNTY IN THE ASSEMBLY:
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1839 **L. B. Cole 1862-64 A. G. Olmsted 1880 R. L. White
1844 Lewis Mann 1865-70 John S. Mann 1882 T. W. Burt
1845-47 Timothy Ives 1872-73 C. S. Jones 1884 Elymus Hackett
1851-52 J. M. Kilbourne 1874 Conrad Hollenbeck 1886 John H. Chase
1856-57 Isaac Benson 1876 D. C. Larrabee 1888 G. W. Dodge
1858-59 Lewis Mann 1878 W. Shear
**Born in Dutchess County, NY., settled in Potter County i 1832; was admittedto the bar in September, 1835, served in the legislature as first representative of the county; was the first county surveyor and justice of the peace from 1850 to teh time of his death in 1880. His poetry won some attention form press.It was he who surveyed the northern townships in 1838, ten years after thier establishment.
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:
 
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1838 Isaac Strait,and Uriah Briggs 1853 William McDougall 1869 G. W. Colvin
1839 Hosea Cushing 1854 Harrison Rosa 1870 R. L. White
1840 Thaddeus Stone 1855 Duick Whipple 1871 L. D. Estes
1841 Philander Reed 1856 Stephen Roscoe 1872 M. A. Nichols
1842 D. F. Ellsworth 1857 L. H. Kinney 1873 G. W. Colvin
1843 Delos Dwight 1858 Nelson Clark 1874 R. L. White
1844 Lewis W. Lyman 1859 Edwin Thatcher 1875 Chas. Grover, 
C. P. Kilbourne,
1845 Isaac Thompson 1860 M. D. Briggsand James Cole 1878 Wm. Greenman, 
Dana Drake,
1846 David Kilbourne 1861 S. S. Robertson 1881 S. H. Spencer, 
Burt Olsen,
1847 Gardner H. Olmsted 1862 C. P. Kilbourne 
A. B. Crowell
1884 Bryan McGinnis, W. Matteson,
1848 Chester Andrews 1863 R. L. Nichols 1887 Bryan McGinnis, 
W. G. Wilber,
1849 Almeron Nelson 1864 E. O. Austin and Fordyce Nelson . .
1850 Charles Monroe 1865 C. P. Kilbourne . .
1851 G. G. Colvin 1866 Samuel Monroe 
and G. C. Lyon
. .
1852 Willis Young 1867 E. O. Austin . .
. . 1868 Capt. W. Starkweather and C. H. Cole . .
REGISTER AND RECORDER
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
YEAR
NAME
1839 Isaac Strait, 3 years 1857 * Appleton Butterworth 1880 Erastus E. Lewis
1842 Samuel Haven, 9 years 1860 Dan Baker, 6 terms 1887 Albert L. Rennells
1851 H. J. Olmsted, 3 years 1878 O. J. Rees . .
1854 Thos. B. Tyler, 3 years . . . .
*Died in office: Timothy Ives appointed to fill unexpired term.

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