Maltby Genealogy

American Lineage

Lydia Molby d. Nov. 11, 1896. Her grave is probably at Dryden, Lapeer Co., Mich., where she lived many years.

   Tombstone Inscriptions. Redman Cemetery. Town of Elbridge.
Frances M., dau'r of M.D. and Lydia Skinner, died Sept. 28, 1857
ag'd 5 y'rs, 3 m's and 5 d's.
Mary I., dau'r of M.D. and Lydia Skinner, died Sept. 19, 1857
ag'd 1 y'r 8 m's & 21 d's.
Martha I., dau'r of M.D. & Lydia Skinner, died Sept. 23, 1857
ag'd 1 y'r 8 m's & 25 d's.

VI.1071. Loanna Molby, b. Oct. 2, 1830, in the town of Van Buren, Onondaga Co., N.Y. (Chester 5, Jonathan 4, Sam.3, Sam.2, Wm.1). Mar. May 25, 1854, Ruel Meigs, son of Phineas Meigs, Jr. and Polly Ingoldsby, his 2nd wife, he b. Dec. 30, 1823, in town of Van Buren.

Ruel Meigs was a farmer and for the most of his life lived in the town of Van Buren. For a very short time after his marriage he lived in Cayuga County, N.Y., and his first child was born there. After returning to Van Buren, he lived on the West Dead Creek road, about half way between Memphis and Baldwinsville. Ruel Meigs died Mar. 21, 1901, Ogdensburg, N.Y.

(From Rev. Dr. Beauchamp's Diary)

"Oct. 14, 1877. Baptized Anna and Harriet Ann Meigs, wife and daughter of Ruel Meigs.

Loanna and Ruel Meigs appear to have lived for the most part in the vicinity of Memphis, N.Y.

Jan. 30, 1878. At the residence of Ruel Meigs, in Van Buren, united in Holy Matrimony, Charles E. Daboll and Harriet A. Meigs. Witnesses. Isaac C. Burdick and Julia Daboll.

"Oct. 13, 1878. Baptized Grant R. Meigs, son of Ruel and Anna Meigs, born Nov. 18, 1866. Sponsors: Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Daboll."

"Oct. 26, 1887. At 3 P.M., at residence of Joseph Goreth, Lysan- der, married Grant R. Meigs of Van Buren and Miss Louise Goreth, dau. of Joseph and Lucinda Goreth. Witnesses: Mrs. Harriet A. Daboll and Frank R. Goreth.

May 1, 1900. Baptized Ruel Meigs, aged 77.

Mar. 23, 1901. At 1 p.m. in Grace Church attended funeral of Ruel Meigs, died Feb. 21, of inflam. of kidneys, etc., aged 77 years. Burial at Baldwinsville."

(Baldwinsville Gazette-issue of Mar. 21, 1901)


Ruel Meigs, one of the best known and most highly esteemed residents of Van Buren, has been in failing health for some time, and of late his chief malady has been a brain trouble. This grew worse until on Wednesday of last week he was taken to Ogdensburg. Mr. Meigs is nearly 80 years old, and the many friends of the family will re- gret that so serious a trouble has befallen him. Later--we learned this morning that Mr. Meigs died in Ogdensburg last night. No funeral arrangements have yet been made." (He died Mar. 21, 1901). (Baldwinsville Gazette-issue of June 15, 1911)


Entered into rest Sunday, June 11, 1911, Mrs. Loanna Meigs, widow of Ruel Meigs, aged 80 years and 8 months. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Charles Daboll, one son, Grant R. Meigs, and three