Updated: September 20, 2004
Antoinette Nowlan, wife of Truman Nowlan, wrote several letters to her cousin, Harriet Deuel Swayze. The letters were dated 1862/1864, Pony Hollow, New York. One letter was written to Harriet's sister, Sally Ann, dated 1850, Elmira, NY. We do not know parents of Antoinette to determine family connection.
Pony Hollow is a hamlet in the S.W. part of the town of Newfield.
1850 Federal Census: Check index for NY & PA,
Chemung County, Elmira?
1860 Federal Census: Newfield, Tompkins County, NY
Nowlan: Truman 36 Farmer, Antoinette 32, Frederick 7, and Henrietta 3
1862: Letter, mentions child Johnny teething in addition to Etta and Fred. She also mentions Evaline (Ozmun), Sobeski, Martha, Meryette, Doctor & Julia, and Sarah & the girls.
1864: Letter mentions Johnny's health (heart disease), Bieski, Eva (Osmun), Augusta,
Martha Clark little girl sick with Typhoid Fever.
1868-1869 Newfield Business Directory:
Nowlan, Truman, (Cayuta, Schuyler Co., NY) lumberman & farmer 23 acres.
1870 Federal Census: Blossburg, Tioga, PA
Nowland: Truman 47 Carpenter, Antoinette 44, Fred 17, Ella 13, John 9, Gusta 6. All born NY
1870 Federal Census: Mainsburg Boro, Tioga, PA Page 264
Doud: Daniel 42, Polly 40, Phoebe 16, Munson 5, Nina 3
1880 Federal Census: Blossburg, Tioga, PA Page 45 C
Nowlan: Truman 58 Carpenter, Antoinette 52, Ettie 24, John 19, Augusta 6
1880 Federal Census: Dodge, Ford County, Kansas Page 560B
Nolan: Fred 27, born NY, NY, NY RR Conductor
Nolan: Phoebe 26, PA, PA, PA
Nolan: Truman 2, PA, NY, NY
Nolan: B. 1 month, KS, NY, NY
Thanery: Clara 17, IL,Ger, Ger, Servant
Phoebe Doud Nowlan daughter of Daniel Doud & Polly Jelliff
1910 Federal Census: Corning, Steuben, New York Roll 1079, Page 1050
Doud: Munson 44, married 10 years, Lieudella 45, his mother Polly Nowlan, 71, and
father in law, John Wheat 72.
The following information on Truman Nowlan, son of Fred & Phoebe Doud Nowlan
1910 Federal Census: Corning, Steuben, NY, Roll 1080, Page 95
Nowlan: Truman 31, Ella 30, Fred 6, Harry 4, Ernest 2, Victor 8/12
1920 Federal Census: Horseheads, Elmira Heights, Chemung, NY
Nowlan: Truman 41, Ella 41, Fred 16, Harry 14, Ernest 12, Victor 10, Martha, Esther, Ruth, Lois
Maple Grove Cemetery, Horseheads, Chemung County, NY
Nowlan, Truman 1878-Nov. 10, 1953
Nowlan, Ella T. 1879-June 19, 1962
Nowlan, Victor M. Aug. 16, 1909-May 21, 1976 (Florida)
Forest Lawn Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, NY
Nowlan, Harry J. June 30, 1905-June 29, 1987
Nowlan, Margaret P. Aug. 13, 1918-Dec. 30, 1987
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