Category Archives: Stories

An update, yes already on the Jefferson letter

Being the research lover that I am I decided to take a quick peek at the Library of Congress link Russell shared.  Within 15 minutes I had located the letter shared in the minutes old post and see that it … Continue reading

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Letter to Thomas Jefferson from _______ Wickham

This is a post from facebook (July 2016) by our cousin Russell Quinlan.  He has done a fair amount of research and has found some very interesting letters and other papers about some of our Wickham ancestors.  He mentions having downloaded … Continue reading

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Link to Sodus Point Historical society – stories of Capt. Wm Wickham…/captain-wickham…/

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Old Lamps Never Die

The following story was written by David M. Wickham of Hector, son of Don J. Wickham for the Schuyler County Historical Society. Dave Wickham’s Old Lamp Story

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Centennial Celebration Program

A copy of the program from the first celebration of the settling in Hector, NY by William Wickham and Phebe Rose Wickham in 1791. The celebration took place on the original homestead August 20, 1891, 100 years after the arrival … Continue reading

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Stories Outlive Buildings

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Letters: Pruda Erway and Mortier Lafayette Wickham

Miss Prudence Erway Hector Schuyler Co. NY October 12/64 Respected friend Pardon me for taking this unwarr___able liberty; or even dar_ to presume upon the re___ion of these few lines w___ I am now about to addre___ to you.  I … Continue reading

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