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Stephen E. WaiteAge: 8017611842

Name
Stephen E. Waite
Surname
Waite
Given names
Stephen E.
Birth October 11, 1761 31 28
Newport, , Rhode Island

Birth of a brotherNicholas Waite
April 16, 1763 (Age 18 months)

Birth of a brotherJoseph Waite
March 6, 1765 (Age 3)

Birth of a sisterAbigail Waite
February 10, 1767 (Age 5)

Birth of a brotherEzra Waite
March 6, 1769 (Age 7)

Birth of a brotherZera Waite
June 18, 1771 (Age 9)

Birth of a son
#1
Isaac Waite
February 8, 1787 (Age 25)

Birth of a daughter
#2
Sarah F. Waite
May 12, 1788 (Age 26)
Cambridge, Washington, New York

Birth of a son
#3
George Waite
May 10, 1790 (Age 28)

Birth of a daughter
#4
Anna Waite
April 10, 1792 (Age 30)

Birth of a son
#5
Reuben Waite
January 19, 1794 (Age 32)

Birth of a daughter
#6
Virtue Waite
1796 (Age 34)

Birth of a son
#7
Peleg Waite
July 17, 1798 (Age 36)

Birth of a son
#8
James Waite
June 29, 1800 (Age 38)

Birth of a son
#9
William Waite
September 19, 1802 (Age 40)

Birth of a son
#10
Oliver Waite
1804 (Age 42)

Marriage of a childDea Amasa BoothSarah F. WaiteView family
about 1809 (Age 47)

Death of a motherMary Nichols
December 28, 1822 (Age 61)

Death of a brotherNicholas Waite
1824 (Age 62)

Death of a fatherThe Reverend William Waite
March 20, 1826 (Age 64)
Cambridge, , New York

Death of a brotherBenjamin Waite
1830 (Age 68)
Canada

Death of a brotherWilliam Waite
1832 (Age 70)

Death of a sonIsaac Waite
1835 (Age 73)

Death of a brotherJohn Waite
February 6, 1841 (Age 79)

Death of a brotherEzra Waite
March 2, 1842 (Age 80)

Death 1842 (Age 80)

Family with parents - View family
father
The Reverend William Waite
Birth: January 9, 1730 27 28North Kingston, Washington, Rhode Island
Death: March 20, 1826Cambridge, , New York
mother
Mary Nichols
Birth: December 8, 1732 25 22East Greenwich, Kent Rhode Island
Death: December 28, 1822
 
Marriage: July 21, 1751West Greenwich, Providence, Rhode Island
7 months
elder sister
Mary Waite
Birth: February 9, 1752 22 19
19 months
elder brother
Benjamin Waite
Birth: September 3, 1753 23 20
Death: 1830Canada
2 years
elder sister
Sarah Waite
Birth: January 30, 1756 26 23
23 months
elder brother
John Waite
Birth: December 29, 1757 27 25
Death: February 6, 1841
2 years
elder brother
William Waite
Birth: January 10, 1760 30 27
Death: 1832
21 months
Stephen E. Waite
Birth: October 11, 1761 31 28Newport, , Rhode Island
Death: 1842
18 months
younger brother
Nicholas Waite
Birth: April 16, 1763 33 30
Death: 1824
23 months
younger brother
Joseph Waite
Birth: March 6, 1765 35 32
23 months
younger sister
Abigail Waite
Birth: February 10, 1767 37 34
2 years
younger brother
Ezra Waite
Birth: March 6, 1769 39 36
Death: March 2, 1842
2 years
younger brother
Zera Waite
Birth: June 18, 1771 41 38
Death: October 7, 1852
Mother’s family with Edward Boss - View family
step-father
mother
Mary Nichols
Birth: December 8, 1732 25 22East Greenwich, Kent Rhode Island
Death: December 28, 1822
 
Marriage: October 22, 1748
Family with Jemima Babcock - View family
Stephen E. Waite
Birth: October 11, 1761 31 28Newport, , Rhode Island
Death: 1842
wife
Jemima Babcock
Birth: October 12, 1768
son
Isaac Waite
Birth: February 8, 1787 25 18
Death: 1835
15 months
daughter
Sarah F. Waite
Birth: May 12, 1788 26 19Cambridge, Washington, New York
Death: July 31, 1860Napoli, Cattarugus County, New York
2 years
son
George Waite
Birth: May 10, 1790 28 21
23 months
daughter
Anna Waite
Birth: April 10, 1792 30 23
21 months
son
Reuben Waite
Birth: January 19, 1794 32 25
Death: December 17, 1865Napli, Cattaraugus Co., New York
3 years
daughter
Virtue Waite
Birth: 1796 34 27
3 years
son
Peleg Waite
Birth: July 17, 1798 36 29
Death: March 19, 1876
23 months
son
James Waite
Birth: June 29, 1800 38 31
Death: October 12, 1858
2 years
son
William Waite
Birth: September 19, 1802 40 33
Death: December 31, 1876Napoli, Catarugus, New York
2 years
son
Oliver Waite
Birth: 1804 42 35
Death: 1851
daughter

 
Note

Ancestor of Reuben, Worden, Emmett and Clara Waite Burroughs.

He moved to White Creek, Washington Co., N.Y. in 1772. Later he moved to Waite's Corners, near Cambridge. Like his parents he possessed the pioneer spirit; which, when Western New York opened up, led him to migrate there with his children and their families.

In 1824, in Napoli, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., Stepen took up a section of land (lot 36) extending along the Coldwpring creek and its eastern branch. The Cattaraugus County Records at Little Valley show that Stephen bought his land of the Holland Land Company. The Records read: Wilhelm Willink and others to Stephen Waite--Warranty Deed Consideration - Money- $685.38. Deed dated 27th February 1827. Recorded 19th June 1827, in Liber 2 of Deeds, page 19. Conveying 296 acres on part of Lot 36, Town 3, Range 8, of the Holland Land Company's Land according to the plan laid down in the margin hereof.

Stephen brought his sons and their families to Western New York State, and at least two daughters and their families. (To date, the Other two daughters have not been located by this writer.) They traveled by the Erie Canal (opened in 18235) route and by ox-cart. Stephen's son Isaac located in East Leon in 1831. His son Peleg lived on Lot 40 in the northern part of Napoli; but five of his sons, William, George, James, Reuben, and Oliver, settled on the section he had purchased from the Holland Land Co. in 1827.

The following deeds are recorded in Cattaraugus County and show how Stephen sold land to his sons: Stephen Waite and wife--to William Waite, Warranty Deed-consideration, Money #175. Deed dated 19th March, 1831, recorded Sept. 28, 1831, at 11:00am in Liber 3 of deeds, page 119; conveying 100 acres on the northwest part of Lot 36, Town 3, range 8 of the Holland Land Company's Land. Stepeh Waite and wife--to George Waite, Warranty-Deed-Consideration - Money $175. Deed dated 19th March, 1831, recorded 28th Sept., 1831; conveying 100 acres on the northeast corner of Lot 36.

Other deeds are Stephen and Jemima Waite deeded to their son James 28 acres, the southeastern part of Lot 36, on Jan 55h 1831; money consideration $150.

William Waite and wife sold the south 50 acres of their 100 acres to Oliver Waite for $450. Deed dated September 30th, 1835.

Reuben Waite recived 77 and 28/100ths acres on the southwest corner of his father's (Stephen's) place. Evidently this transaction took place on Feb 17, 1830, but the deed was not officially recorded until March 12, 1858 (Ledger 48, pg. 20, Cattaraugus County records).

However, in giving the oulines or boundaries of his brothers' farms the county records mention Reuben as the owner of this tract of land.

According to county records, Peleg Waite received from the Holland Land Company a deed to 108 1/2 acres on Lot 40 in the northern part of Napoli Township. The deed was dated Dec. 27th, 1836; money consideration $165.50.

Here in this wilderness Stephen wished to establish his father's faith. The following is an account of the founding of the Baptist Church in Napoli:

 "The First Baptist  Church of Napoli, Calvinistic in belief, was formed in 1826 of 13 persons--namely:  Stephen Curtis and Wife, jacob Lyon and wife, Stephen, James, and Peleg Waite and their wives, George Waite, Mrs. Reuben Waite, and Lyman Lyon.  In 1840, on January 21st, the Napoli Baptist Society was formed; James Waite, Orrin Booth, Reuben Waite, B.H. Hillman, Joseph McCollister, and Amasa Booth (ANCESTOR TO DAVID J. GRIEP) were elected trustees.  This Society was reorganized in 1870 with a Board of Trustees composed of Worden B. Wait, Thomas Vidal, Orrin Booth, John Montanye" (or Montage) "and William McHerron."  Worden Waite and Orrin Booth wer deacons when this church history was written."

At one time, this Baptist Church was the oldest church buioding in Cattaraugus County. It existed until around 1903, when it was sold, at public auction, to Fremont Waite; he subsequently re-sold it to a Lif ttle Valley firm and the church was torn down then. (the site of this old church bordered that of the present commujnity church of Napoli, on the west.) The membership remaining in 1903 affiliated with the Baptist Church at Randolph.

(An item dated 1879, from "History of Cattaraugus County" by Franklin Ellis, tells that "from 1828 to 1831 Rev. Bartimus Braman was paster of the church and while he was connected in this capacity the meeting house was erected. It is a frame structure and the oldest house of worship now standing in the county.")

One daughter of the Rev. Bartimus Braman, Adelia, married Alexander (8); another daughter, Mary Jane, married Alexander's brother Warren Waite.