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1. Margaret "Peggy" SICKLES

Ezekiel WICKHAM 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1796, Coeymans, Albany Co, NY 3
  • Marriage (1): Margaret "Peggy" SICKLES about 1815 in NY
  • Died: 1875, Coeymans, Albany Co, NY about age 79 4

bullet  General Notes:

ARTHUR N. WICKHAM'S RESEARCH FILES: He lists the following children of Ezekiel:
Etta - married Robert Parker
Ella - dead
Daniel - married Ella Seburg
Maria - married Martin Rarik
Rebecca - married James Shutter
Martha - dead
Jane - married Acker
Jeremiah - married Sarah Seburg
Margaret - unmarried
Retta - married William Willsey
Mary Jane - married George Hoffman

1820 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, town of Bern (Coeymans):
Ezekiel "Wickam":
2 m. under 5 (Christopher? & Daniel?)
1 m. 16-26 (Ezekiel)
1 f. 16-26 (Margaret)
1 person engaged in agriculture.
(Also living in Coeymans were Reuben "Wickam" (age 45 & older) & Elias "Wickam" (age 26-45).)

1830 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, town of Coeymans:
Ezekiel "Wickum":
1 m. under 5 (Jeremiah?)
2 m. 10-15 (Christopher? & Daniel?)
1 m. 30-40 (Ezekiel)
2 f. 5-10 (Margaret? & Eleanor?)
1 f. 30-40 (Margaret)
1 f. 60-70 (Margaret's mother?)
(Listed on the same census page was Abimeal Robbin.)

1840 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans:
Ezekiel "Wickam":
1 m. under 10-15 (Jeremiah?)
1 m. 20-30 (Daniel?)
1 m. 40-50 (Ezekiel)
2 f. 5-10 (Rebecca? & Catherine Mariah?)
2 f. 15-20 (Margaret? & Eleanor?)
1 f. 40-50 (Margaret)
2 persons engaged in manufacturing & trade.
(Listed on the same census page were Christopher "Wickam" and Christopher Sickles and listed nearby were Reubin "Wickam", Daniel "Wickam" (age 20-30), William "Wickam" (age 30-40) and Daniel Green.)

1850 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, town of Coeymans:
Ezekiel "Weekham", 54, mason, $150 real estate, b. NY;
Peggy, 52, b. NY;
"Moraca", 18, b. NY.
(Listed near Daniel Wickham and Aaron Pelton on census.)

1855 NY STATE CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans,
"Ezekial" Wickham, 56, b. Albany Co, mason, 56 yrs in Coeymans, owner of land;
Peggy Wickham, wife, 56, b. Albany Co, 56 yrs in Coeymans;
Anson Pelton, son-in-law, 26, wd, b. Green Co, 9(?) yrs in Coeymans, laborer;
Elena Pelton, grand dau, 8, b. Albany Co, 8 yrs in Coeymans;
Mary Pelton, grand dau, 7, b. Alabny Co, 7 yrs in Coeymans;
"Joseph" Pelton, grandson, 3, b. Albany Co, 3 yrs in Coeymans;
"Ezekial" Pelton, grandson, 2, b. Albany Co, 2 yrs in Coeymans.
(Listed near Christopher Wickham & Daniel Wickham on census.)

1860 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, District 3, Coeymans P.O.:
Ezekiel Wickham, 64, stone mason, $300 real estate, b. NY;
Peggy Wickham, 62, b. NY;
Helena Pelton, 14, attended school, b. NY;
Mary Pelton, 11, attended school, b. NY;
Ezekiel Pelton, 6, attended school, b. NY.
(Listed nearby on the census were Jeremiah Wickham and Daniel Wickham.)

1865 NY STATE CENSUS, Albany Co., Coeymans:
Ezekiel Wickham,68, b. Albany Co., mason, stone
Margaret, 64, wife, b. Albany Co., 9 children
Daniel, 30, child, b. Albany Co., laborer
"Mariet" Pelton,16, grandchild, b. Albany Co.
Ezekiel Pelton, 14, grandchild, b. Albany Co.
Charlotte E. Wickham,13, grandchild, b. Albany Co.
"Benjamine" Wickham,12, grandchild, b. Albany Co.
Edward Wickham, 6, grandchild, b. Albany Co.
Caroline Wickham, 4, grandchild, b. Albany
"Elenor" Pelton, 18, grandchild, b. Albany Co.
Mary Louise Pelton, 8 mos., grt grandchild, b. Albany Co.
(Betty Fink furnished 1865 census info.)

1870 NY CENSUS, Albany Co, Coeymans, Coeymans Hollow P.O.:
Ezekiel "Wickam", 75, stone mason, $399 real estate, $100 personal property;
Margaret "Wickam", 75, keeping house, cannot write;
Ezekiel "Wickam", 16, farm laborer;
"Loisa Wickam", 5, at home;
"Mieael" Lewis, 36, black, male, farm laborer, cannot read or write;
Margaret Lewis, 16, black, domestic servant, cannot write.
All were b. NY.
(Listed nearby on the census were Robert & "Elanor" Parker and James Pelton, whose 13 year old daughter Rebecca J. would later marry Benjamin F. Wickham.)

He staes that Retta Wickham was a dau. of Ezekiel and she married William Willsey.

LETTER TO ARTHUR N. WICKHAM, June 27, 1940: - - - "I have moved, March 11th, to Long Island. Had thought I might be able ot take in some of the Tercentenary. Have discovered it is 85 miles from me so may not be able to make it.
In reply to your letter my grandfather married Sarah Seaburgh. They always lived in Albany County at a place called Callanan Corners which is just about two miles from So. Bethlehem which is about 13 miles from Albany. My great grandfather's name was Ezekiel but do not know his wife's name. They were both dead long before I was born. My grandfather had a sister Hannah who married Jasper Banker who lived in Albany. Another sister Maria who married James(?) Rarick who lived near Coeymans Hollow. My grandfather had John, who died young. Christopher who married Mary Greenwood - both now dead. Martin who married Christina Snyder - both now dead. Charles who married Emma Holden, he is still living. Lena who married Richard Shutter - both now dead. Emma who married Charles Shutter - both living. Mary, unmarried, still living. Jesse who married Annie King - he is still living. Katharine who married Peter Seaburg, both now dead. Michael, my father, who married Katie McClure - both now dead." - - -
Jane W. Daniels (Mrs. George C. Daniels)
35233 - 83rd St.
Jackson Heights, N.Y.C.
(Transcribed as written.)


Ezekiel married Margaret "Peggy" SICKLES, daughter of Christopher SICKLES and Eleanor Nellie FINEHOUT, about 1815 in NY. (Margaret "Peggy" SICKLES was born about 1798 in Albany Co, NY 3 and died on 27 Mar 1888 in S. Bethlehem, Albany Co, NY 2.)



1 1870 NY Census.

2 Arthur Wickham research files.

3 1850 NY Census.

4 One World Tree.

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