"was a Baptish minister and preached in our town, South Rutland, N.Y.
I have seen my Uncle Chandler. There was an Uncle Grove Maltby, he died before I knew much about them.
He had a daughter who mar. a man from our town and they came to visit me, but she died soon after. They lived near Rochester,N.Y., near Uncle Chandler." (Note. These "Uncles" were really great- uncles).
He was of Watertown, New York, He died July 11, 1845.
Mrs. E. H. Potter writes: "Joseph died some time during the early part of 1846, with his second wife, I think her name was Fields or Thomas. The two families were mixed in some way."
Monroe (7) Maltby wrote" "Joseph's first wife was a Dutch woman, his second wife was Widow Fields." (Note. Possibly her maiden name was Thomas).
Mrs. Potter continues: "They lived near Watertown, in later years. My mother, Lois (6), was born in Lockport, N.Y. and after- wards lived in Broome County. He preached, died and buried at Tyler-- ville, town of Rutland, N. Y."
Children of Rev. Joseph Maltby and Hannah Suydan. VI.604. Milo Maltby, b. April 18, 1792. VI.605. Luther " b. VI.606. Calvin " b. Jan. 15, 1796. VI.607. Polly " b. Aug. 12, 1798. VI.608. Lois " b. Feb. 10, 1803, Lockport, N. Y. VI.609. Betsey " "died at the age of 15" (E. H. Potter) VI.610. Sherman " b. Oct. 30, 1805. VI.611. Horace " b. Dec. 25, 1807. VI.612. William " b. Mar. 10, 1811.
Children: VI.613. Elizabeth Hosmer, b. Jan. 16, 1792. VI.614. Walter " b. Nov. 20, 1794. VI.615. Thomas " b. July 7, 1796; d. Jan. 10, 1820. VI.616. Luman " b. July 4, 1797; d. July 3, 1798. VI.617. Mary " b. Mar. 2, 1799. VI.618. Erastus " b. Mar. 11, 1802. VI.619. Jerusha " b. Apr. 17, 1804. VI.620. Datus " b. May 10, 1812. (Note. The mother of Grove Benjamin Maltby was "Elizabeth Hosmer Cook").
Hannah Hosmer, wife of William (1) Maltby was sister of Stephen Hosmer, who was great, great grandfather of the husband of Mary Maltby. Jerusha Hosmer above was grandmother on his mother's side of the family of Grove B. Maltby who furnished many records for this history.
The Hosmer ancestry is Thomas (1), Stephen (2), Thomas (3), Thomas (4), Thomas (5), father of above Thomas (6).