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County: Schoharie

(Charles) Bouck White

Clergyman, author. Born in Middleburgh, NY. Wrote “Call of the Carpenter” (1911) which portrayed Jesus as a social agitator. Founded the Church of the Social Revolution in New York City and soon acquired a reputation as an eccentric radical. In the 1930s he retired to a mountain retreat in Voorheesville, NY.

Wellington E Bassler

Born in Middleburgh. He was the publisher and editor of the Middleburgh News for 37 years. He wrote “A Summer at Cozy Nook Farm” in 1921.

Jared Van Wagenen, Jr.

(1871-1960) Jared Van Wagenen, Jr., was born on the Goodyear-Van Wagenen farm in Lawyersville, New York, on May 14, 1871, and lived there until his death on March 25, 1960. The Goodyear family moved to central New York in 1790, ultimately settling in Lawyersville in 1800. One of Jared Goodyear’s daughters married Rynear Van Wagenen, … Continued