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move in . T\ A T i ^ 1 * ] ! be«n[ ex- i j ! ; HI *\finmAnr tn lYlUllUIIlCUl III 1 t JODD Jvuti i ·"*** ° B «***·-*« j Brooktoadale Is Vnvelled in Memory Memory of Caroliae Pkmeer--D.N scendent Delivers Address. j Reprinted from the Ithaca (N. Y.) Journal of June 25. A boulder on the WUlseyville toward 1 highway at Brooktondale was dedi- a i cated Sunday in memory of a time on by the Cantine while a large crowd of descendents, members of Cayuga Chapter Chapter D. A. R., and guests looked · After Bugler Remington R. Taylor Taylor had given the assembly call Mrs. John P. Matteson. regent of Caynga Chapter, introduced the Rev. Clarence Reed Wolcott ot Westfield. who gave the invocation. Mr. Wolcott is a great-grand-grandson great-grand-grandson of John Cantine. Mrs. W. W. Ellis led in the pledge of allegiance to the flag and Mrs. John D. Kinney Kinney in the singing of "The Star Spangled Banner." Franklin W. Heath of Swarthmore. Swarthmore. Pa., a former Ithacan, spoke cf General Cantine as a "man of consequence, active in the affairs Of tbe country and waflr ot the Revolution; a trusted friend and adviser of George Washington. He was branches representative of the state in both legislature and a member of the State Council of Appointment. He was elected a member of the Eighth Congress under Jefferson and was on to take his his way to Philadelphia seat when he was stricken j paralysis and obliged to return On Governor Clinton brother were also delega , missioners by act of legislature to visit the interior of the state *ear and home in Ulster county. "General Cantine was a delegate to a convention held in Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie in 1788 to consider, on the part of the state, tbe ratification of the Constitution of the United Clinton and his delegates from Ulster county." Mr. Heath contin-j ued. : Identified With Early Days. | "General Cantine was identified with the wild lands of the province of New'York as early as 1767. About 1788 he, James Clinton and Hathorn were appointed com- to ' . " sqsnatters - a n d purchasers' to be allotted when claims of the surveyed. they j " _ 1 :f at · f^^on ,,.,,. , | in person, leading a small, inartv of voung men from Lister party o ^ o u n g the j authorities General Cantine! a grist-mill at Later "in that ! of, con-; SCD001jB aster who bought of and ^hlclTwas named for^ him . he brought in a Yankee named Levi Slater, j Geceral Cantine; 350 acres of land. . . . , down i J J H . "f^jffSSJSSZ ilch was named for him. "John. Jr., tbe son of General :i u v----~ | D In 1801 he I · tfUUU* » · - » »··-- -- - ^j Une_and my great-^arJ^XgJ, ln«rac- at"Se_bo«e of Weather V nuns? TTian «***· anna^WTmi ' ^^^.««a-at» bis f Cart, daughter of - * ^iL^ftfef^'thriT his marriage Joha_ejprw«eJ him land at! of its water set-Jed upon t towa of all upon ex- was the Dr. aad John Cantiae promised that tse next baby girls coalag Olelr f *"'"** ^""i^w^oMBed j^jj^ naae. Tbe oooi was _ ^-4 caroBa* stared Uw» io 44 i aad so tbe towa was named. or ba* beea a Caroliae in mj faajilT saUry ever slae*-"* _ _. Soariy rite was The Rev. James CaatiB*, D. D-. a »Ter«ge ' (Owaaa.4 o* Pag* IT) «"?ioye«s ol la the

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  1. The Kingston Daily Freeman,
  2. 29 Jun 1934, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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