Tuesday, April 5, 2011

1853 Franklin County Board of Supervisors

From the 1853-1867 Minutes and Account Book of the Franklin County Board of Supervisors (forerunner of the Board of Legislators) in the collection of the Franklin County Historical and Museum Society (1984.118.1):

"At the annual meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Franklin County held at the court house in the town of Malone on the 11th day of November 1853
Supervisors Present -
Joseph Eldred         Bangor
William Weed         Bellmont
George Russell        Bombay
Jason Baker            Brandon
Elisha Marks           Burke
Thomas Bennet       Chateaugay
Joseph Hastings       Constable
Peter Whitney          Dickinson
James Duane            Duane
Chandler Ellsworth   Fort Covington
John N. Merrill         Franklin
Wiliam F. Martin      Harrietstown
Henry S. Brewster    Malone
Simon D. Stevens     Moira
Philemon Berry        Westville
On motion, James Duane was unanimously chosen chairman of the Board.
Adjourned, on motion, to the house of C.M. Gifford in Malone."

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