Cornbury Merritt of Cornwallville, Green County NY and his descendents
Cornbury Merritt's home at Cornwallville Green county NY. Purchased April 1, 1837 for $4310.00 from Elhanah and Polly Percival. Two Parcels of land were purchased, the first of 118 acres was bounded on one side by the Methodist Church and contained this house, and another at 44 acres 1 rod and 20 poles. Photo taken by Emmett P. Merritt May 10th, 1936. In 1968 when Emmett last visited, the house was still standing and in good condition. The Methodist church had been restored and moved to The Cooperstown Farmer's Museum.
Cornwallville Cemetery, Green County NY. Photos taken May 10, 1936 by Emmett P. Merritt
Photos of a 1856 Green County Survey Map by E.A. Balch. The survey was made by Samuel Ceil of the towns of South Durham, Cornwallsville and East Durham. These map photos were taken by Emmett P. Merritt who said that the map was given to him by Marshall Merritt in 1960. To see Gilbert and Fanny's land on this map see their page
Postcards of Cornwallville, Greene County, NY sent home by Emmett P. Merritt to his Father and Brother in June 1923