The Reed and Berbach Families of New York State - Person Sheet
The Reed and Berbach Families of New York State - Person Sheet
NameIra BROWNELL 126,119
Birth7 Oct 1811, Northampton, Montgomery Cnty, New York119
Death10 Mar 1888, Schenectady, Schenectady Cnty, New York119 Age: 76
BurialVale Cemetery, Schenectady, New York58
FatherJohn BROWNELL (1787-1870)
Spouses
Birthca 182358
Death18 Jan 1860, Schenectady, Schenectady Cnty, New York58 Age: 37
BurialVale Cemetery, Schenectady, New York58
Family ID803
Marriage17 Feb 184258
ChildrenJohn B. (1842-1919)
 James Edgar (1845-1915)
 Harlow Chittenden (1849-1915)
 Horace S. (1854-1860)
 Fannie F. (1856-1864)
Birth13 Nov 1827, Rensselaer Cnty, New York58
Death26 Dec 1891, Schenectady, Schenectady Cnty, New York58 Age: 64
BurialVale Cemetery, Schenectady, New York58
MotherLucy
Family ID1084
Marriage3 Apr 186158
Notes for Ira BROWNELL
Ira Brownell resides in Schenectady, New York from at least 1850 until his death.1013

1851:
“Ira Brownell (7) bought of Robert K. Cunningham and wife Elizabeth property on Jay St. Schenectady.”1014

1852:
Ira and wife Eliza sold a strip of land to the Saratoga and Schenectady R.R.1015

1882-1888:
Brownell is Schenectady County Treasurer, 1882-1888, for three terms of office.1016
On 16 Sep 1886, the Brownell estate in Round Lake is purchased by Mr. Atwell of Schenectady for $950.00.1017
On 16 Sep 1886, Mr. Frank J. Atwell purchases Ira Brownell’s cottage at Round Lake for $500.00.1018
On 23 Sep 1886, Ira Brownell participates at an executive committee meeting of the Schenectady County Bible Society in order to plan for an annual meeting.1019
On 14 Oct 1886, On Ira Brownell is a delegate at the County Republican Convention.1020
28 Oct 1886, Ira Brownell is elected Chairman of the County Republican Convention when John Veeder resigns.1021

1888:
The Will of Ira Brownell, dated 29 December 1879 is proved 21 March 1888, Schenectady, New York.58
An inventory on Ira Brownell’s estate, dated 21 Mar 1888, is filed 25 Mar 1888, Schenectady, New York and is valued at $718.92. No real estate is mentioned.58

1897:

Eunice “was a sister of the late Ira Brownell of Schenectady.”126

Notes from “Obituary, County Treasurer Brownell”, The Daily Union, Schenectady, NY:
Ira Brownell was:
Superintendent of the Schenectady and Saratoga Divivsion of the Rensselaer and Saratoga Railroad
School Commissioner from the Third Ward of Schenectady, NY
Member of the State Street Methodist Church, Schenectady, NY1016






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