New York Family Group Sheet for the Rufus Messenger Family


Husband: Rufus MESSENGER
Birthdate: Abt. 1760
Birthplace: CT or MA
Death date: Abt. 1835
Place of death: Brighton, Monroe Co., NY
Burial: unknown
Father: unknown
Mother: unknown

Marriage date: 27 Nov 1798
Marriage place: Granby CT

Wife: Rosannah GODDARD
Birthdate: abt. 1761
Birthplace: Granby, CT
Death date: unknown
Place of death: unknown
Burial: unknown
Father: Nathan Goddard
Mother: Rosanna Hayes

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Rufus Milo Messenger
Sex: m
Birthdate: abr. 1799
Birthplace: CT
Death date: abt.1836
Place of death: Peoriam IL
Burial: unknown
Marriage date: 12 May 1825
Marriage place: Plattsburg, NY
Spouse's name: Elizabeth Ann Barnes

Child No. 2: Lavinia Messenger
Sex: F
Birthdate: Mar 1804
Birthplace: MA or CT
Death date: 19 Apr 1850
Place of death: Brighton, Monroe Co., NY
Burial:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Jonathan S. Gale

Child No. 3: Anna Messenger
Sex:
Birthdate: 30 Sep 1805
Birthplace: MA or CT
Death date: 11 Mar 1869
Place of death: Dewitt, Clinton Co., IA
Burial:
Marriage date: 1836
Marriage place: Brighton, Monroe Co., New York
Spouse's name: Jacob Scheaffer

Child No. 4: Fanny Messenger
Sex:
Birthdate: abt. 1806
Birthplace: MA or CT
Death date: 1873
Place of death: Raisin twp, Lenawee Co., MI
Burial:
Marriage date: 1832
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Lucius Judson

Child No. 5: Nancy Messenger
Sex: F
Birthdate: 25 Sep 1808
Birthplace: MA, CT or NY
Death date: 03 Sep 1898
Place of death: Walled Lake, Oakland Co., MI
Marriage date: 1836
Burial: Walled Lake, Oakland Co., Michigan
Marriage place: Brighton, Monroe Co., New York
Spouse's name: Samuel Donaldson

Child No. 6: Harriet Messenger
Sex: F
Birthdate: abt. 1812
Birthplace: New York
Death date: 17 Apr 1887
Place of death: Quincy, Branch Co., MI
Burial:
Marriage date: 1835
Marriage place: New York
Spouse's name: Silas Darrow

Child No. 7: Philinda Messenger
Sex: F
Birthdate: 1813
Birthplace: New York
Death date:
Place of death: Michigan
Burial:
Marriage date: 1832
Marriage place: Lodi, Seneca Co., N Y
Spouse's name: John Neal

Child No. 8: Warren Messenger
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1816
Birthplace: New York
Death date: 1873
Place of death: Oakland Co., MI
Burial:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: Jane Noble
 
 
Documentation:
* Will of Rufus Messenger.
* History of Brighton, NY.

Notes:
* He was the Welfare Officer and Pathmaster for Brighton, New York.
 

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