Tallmadge Township 1854 Annual Town Meeting

At the annual Town meeting of the Town of Tallmadge held at the house of E. Dalton, 3 April 1854, it was voted

That 4 constables be elected

That the place of the next town meeting be taken on a separate ballot

That $100 be raised to buy liquor and pay the agent

That Overseer of Highways be elected by these districts

John Blair resigned his office of Commissioner of Highways. The following person were duly elected:

Charles Alford, Supervisor
W. T. Per Lee, Town Clerk
Myron Harris, School Inspector
Joseph Walling, Justice of Peace
James Wheeler, Justice of Peace, to fill vacancy
Thomas H. Cassell, Treasurer
Commissioners of Highways -
Jason Carpenter, 1 years
William Blakeney, 3 years
Rollin H. Pelton, 2 years
George Baxter, Overseer of Poor
Jer. C. Hedges, Overseer of Poor
Jere Crowley, C. Maylan, Harvyllah Cooley, G. D. Dickerson, Constables
School Districts -
No. 1 - William Blakeney
No. 2 - George Baxter
No. 3 - G. Church
No. 4 - E. Dalton
No. 5 - Roger Fryer
No. 6 - E. Maxfield
No. 7 - E. D. Randall
No. 8 - S. S. Hawley
No. 9 - G. D. Dickerson
No. 10 - I McCarty
No. 11 - Johnathan Cook
No. 13 - Myron Harris
No. 14 - P. Pendergast
No. 15 - J. Crowley
No. 16 - D. Smith
No. 17 - Oren Lord

The next town meeting to be held at Dewitt's Hotel.
The undersigned inspectors of election hereby certify that the above persons were duly elected the office opposite there respective names.
James F. Cady, Charles Alford, John Blair, and Patrick Prendergast

Statement of votes given at the annual Town meeting of the Town of Tallmadge held at the house of E. Dalton 3 April, A. D. 1854.
The whole number of votes given for the place of the next Town meeting was one hundred and twenty-two

The whole number of votes given for the place of the next Town meeting was one hundred and twenty-two of which at DeWitt's Hotel was sixty-two and at E. Dalton's was sixty votes.
The whole number of votes given for the office of Supervisor was ninety-eight of which Charles Alford received ninety-eight votes.

Result of Canvass -

Town Meeting - DeWitt's Hotel 62 votes
E. Dalton's 60 votes
Supervisor - Charles Alford 98 votes
Clerk - William T. PerLee 82 votes
Clerk - J. F. Cady 14 votes
School Inspectors - M. Harris 59 votes
R. Reynolds 15 votes
Comm. of Highways
William Blakeney 47 votes, 3 yrs.
Jason Carpenter 37 votes, 1 yr.
R. H. Pelton 44 votes, 2 yrs.
F. Woodman 6 votes
T. Beedle 1 vote, 1 yr.
A. Stoddard 2 votes, 2 yrs.
E. Angell 2 votes, 3 yrs.
A. Hard 1 vote, 2 yrs.

Treasurer, T. H. Cassell 82 votes

Justice of Peace - Joseph Walling 55 votes, 4 yrs.
James Wheeler 53 votes, vacancy

Constables -
J. Crowley 67 votes
Harbillah Cooley 44 votes
G. Dickerson 28 votes
G. D. Dickerson 16 votes
D. D. Dickerson 7 votes
E. Finnessy 2 votes
B. Fuller 1 vote

Overseers of Poor -
George Baxter 55 votes
J. O. Hedges 50 votes
O. Hedges 2 votes


Transcriber: ES
Created: 16 June 2009
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