Tallman Spouses in the War of 1812

James Lovett the husband of Emeline Tallman, she was the sixth child of Isaac Tallman & Sarah Wilcox.  James, the son of Benjamin Lovett and Polly Carpenter was born 4 April 1797 in Cumberland, Providence County, Rhode Island.  The family migrated to Glenville New York ca. 1805 where his mother died in 1813 and Benjamin in 1853.  After the War James found himself in the East Penfield, Monroe County, New York area when he married Emeline.  There he remained the rest of his life and they can be found in Federal and State Censuses from 1830 through 1880.  Emeline and James had seven daughters, Agnes, Elizabeth, Eliza B., Lydia M., Isabelle, Elizabeth and Rebecca.

He was called up to serve in the New York Militia on 14 September 1814 in the Glenville NY area and served as a Private under Capt. John Brown’s Company in Lt. Col. Cadwallader David Colden’s Regiment.  The Regiment was garrisoned in New York City and remained on guard in the City.  He was discharged in New York City on 22 December 1814.  For his service, he received two land warrants one #54.871 of 40 acres that he sold and the other #59.547 of 120 acres in 1856. In addition, he received a Pension of $8 month that was approved on 14 April 1871 and commenced on November 1871.

After Emeline died in 1866 he married Lydia Baker on 22 March 1869.  Upon his death in 1888 he was buried alongside Emeline in Elmwood Cemetery, northeast of Fairport, Monroe Co, New York.

Notes: James Genealogy: Father- Benjamin b. 1772 d. 3/9/1853 buried First Reformed Dutch Churchyard, West Glenville, New York.  Married Polly Carpenter 12/5/1794 in Cumberland, Rhode Island, Polly’s father Jotham Carpenter was present.  Benjamin, remarried after Polly’s death to Laura Fonda on 9/14/1829 in Glenville.

Mother- Polly Carpenter b. ca. 1775 d. 5/31/1813 Glenville, burial unknown.

Siblings: Libbeus b. 3/13/1795, Jotham b. 4/4/1797 (possible twin brother of James), Capt. Olney Whipple b. 5/11/1800 d. 1879, Cornelia b. 9/22/1804, Jabez b. 6/9/1809

Cadwallader David Colden was appointed the 54th Mayor of New York City in 1818 by then New York Governor Dewitt Clinton.

Daniel Cornelius Haight the husband of Catherine Tallman, she was the third child of Stephen Tallman & Mary Tripp.  Daniel was born in 1793 he was the son of Cornelius Haight and Mary Southworth.  Daniel was a Lumber dealer and they lived in Rochester on the east side of the Genesee River.  Daniel and Catherine had four sons and five daughters: Edgar, Jane C., Hilen R., Cornelia, Eliza Ann., Cornelius, Anna M., Elon G. and Helen C.

He was called up to serve in the New York Militia on 10 September 1814 in the Town of Washington, Dutchess Co., NY and served as a Sergeant under Capt. Obidiah Titus’s Company in Col. Anthony Delamater’s Regiment.  The Regiment was stationed at Harlem Heights, New York City and he was discharged from there on 2 December 1814.  They lived in Dover NY until 1823 when they moved to the Town of Mentz, they lived there until 1828.  They next moved to Brighton south of Rochester before moving to Rochester in 1837.  For his service, she received two land warrants the first in April 1855 #24.652 for 40 acres, second #54.943 of 120 acres on 5 April 1878.  In addition, she received a Pension of $8 month starting in 1878.

Daniel died 14 November 1854 and was buried in Sec. B of Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester.  Catherine remained in their home, her son Hilen and daughter Eliza neither of whom married lived with her until her death 27 March 1881.  She was laid to rest beside her husband.

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