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Larry Roseboom was born in Westford, NY on October 15, 1935. The Rosebooms founded and established the town of Westford in 1829 and generation after generation of the Rosebooms have maintained residences in the surrounding area ever since. Larry…

The Ingalls family has a long history in the Cooperstown area. David Ingalls, part of the third generation to reside on land straddling State Route 28 in Hartwick Seminary, was born on August 1, 1949. Growing up on the hundred and twenty acre farm,…

Dorothy Bolton is a lifetime resident of Burlington Flats, New York. She grew up as the daughter of a maple syrup producer and continued her agrarian lifestyle when she married a dairy farmer. Though farming remained a major aspect of Mrs. Bolton's…

In 1978, Nancy Kesler recorded an interview with Mrs. Verna Shillieto of Burlington Flats, New York. A prominent family in the area, Verna’s daughters, Carolyn Lindberg and Marjorie Schellhammer, were interviewed in 2010 and 2009 respectively. Her…

Lynn Green, Jr., is an attorney in Cooperstown, New York. Green was born in Oneonta, New York on May 15, 1945 and grew up in Hartwick, New York, although he attended school in nearby Cooperstown. After graduating from Cooperstown High School, Green…

Mrs. Edna Cushman interviewed on December 4, 1971 describes her life in Schuyler Lake, NY. Houses and businesses are described, including a former tannery. Mrs. Cushman also talks about dairy farming in the area.

Leslie Gray was born on 8 April 1924 in East Springfield, NY and grew up on a hundred-acre dairy farm. In high school Gray was an active member of the Boy Scout Troop 47 and was the first troop member to become an Eagle Scout. With the Boy Scouts,…
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