Alfred Barrett

M, #602, b. 14 October 1784, d. 17 June 1824
Father*Benjamin Barrett b. circa 1760/61, d. 12 Dec 1831
Mother*Dorothy Day b. circa 1766/67, d. 19 Apr 1829
     Alfred Barrett was born on Thursday, 14 October 1784 at Swanzey, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA. He and Philinda Hale, daughter of Eliphalet Hale and Rachel Scott, were married by Justice of the Peace Nehemiah Cumings on Tuesday, 5 August 1806 at Swanzey, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA. He witnessed the will of Henry Hale on 15 January 1813 at the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada. He was elected to be the Assessor for the Township of York Monday, 01 Mar 1813 at Amasa Stebbin's Tavern, the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada. During the war of 1812, he was overheard to "drink a toast, 'success to the American fleet,'" in the company with two others at Dye's Inn in Markham. This subsequently lead to a charge of treason. He was chosen to be the Pathmaster from Number 16 to 25 north on Yonge Street Monday, 07 Mar 1814 at Doctor Stebbins's Tavern, the Town of York, Home District, Upper Canada. He was recorded in the lists of the Inhabitants of York from 1808 until 1816. To view the household breakdowns, please go to this page. On November 26, 1818 he and Philinda took out a mortgage with William H. Spencer, for a certain tract of land, situated in the southwest part of Township number two, in the town of Gates, Genesee County. It being the east half part of lot 1. They defaulted on the mortgage and it was listed for sale by public auction on the 24'th of August 1820. The newspaper announcement for the auction can be found here here. He appeared as household head on the census of 20 February 1821 at Gates, Genesee Co., New York, USA. His household is listed thus: 2 free white males under 10 years, 4 free white males 16 to 25 years, 1 free white male 26 to 44 years, 2 free white females under 10, 1 free white females 16 to 25 years, 1 free white female 26 to 44 years, 5 persons engaged in agriculture.
     Alfred died on Thursday, 17 June 1824 at West Greece (Parma), Monroe Co., New York, USA, at age 39 years, 8 months and 3 days. He was buried in West Greece Cemetery, West Greece (Parma), Monroe Co., New York, USA.

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Philinda Hale b. 31 Oct 1784, d. 28 Aug 1821
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