About Rufus Langdon
Rufus (Elder) Land in New YorkRufus bought land on Lake Erie in western New York in 1806 from the Holland Company. LINK • BOOK “Pioneer history of the Holland Purchase of western New York”. Search for “Rufus Langdon”. He bought the following section of land: (T. 6, R. 12) meaning: Township 6, Range 12 LINK • 4 PROPERTY MAPS Here's 4 maps of his land.
Who is the Holland Company? LINK • Article about The Holland Company
1805 Rufus (Elder) & Seth Cole Click Image for a larger view LINK • Shows that in June of 1805 Rufus bought Lot 15 in Pomfret. His neighbor was Seth Cole.
Seth Cole’s Cabin Click Image for a larger view LINK • He served in John McMahan’s regiment in the War of 1812 with Gideon. The photo was taken in 1915. Rufus’ cabin was probably very similar. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••Rufus (Elder) Census Records LINK 1800 FEDERAL CENSUS Town of Paris, NY
LINK 1810 FEDERAL CENSUS Town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, NY
LINK 1811 ASSESSMENT ROLLS Town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, NY
Langden, Rufus/5/12/south part lot 4
LINK 1820 FEDERAL CENSUS Town of Pomfret, Chautauqua County, NY
Rufus (Elder) and Son Abraham G. Langdon in Columbia County 1848 Town of RandolphLINK • The history of Columbia County, WisconsinThis is the Elder Rufus and his son Abraham G. Langdon. Columbia county is just below Green Lake County. The text shows the first town officers elected and provides a list of who voted at the first general election. http://marko.digiterica.com/Langdon.html