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Farmington was part of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase. The town was formed along with its county in 1789, and settlement of the region began the same year. Many of the early settlers were Quakers from Berkshire County, Massachusetts.


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male ancestorJoshua STAFFORD (6 March 1749, Tiverton, Rhode Island, USA (Tiverton, Massachusetts) - 3 October 1809, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem))
male ancestorBenjamin Hart DURFEE (16 January 1799, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 1825, Manchester, Ontario, New York, USA)
female ancestorMary DURFEE (1804, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 11 May 1841, Novi, Oakland, Michigan, USA)
female ancestorBetsey DURFEE (1807, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 1825, Manchester, Ontario, New York, USA)
photo of John Tremain COMSTOCKJohn Tremain COMSTOCK (3 May 1807, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 3 August 1884, Rollin, Lenawee, Michigan, USA)
male ancestorSeth DURFEE (20 March 1810, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 27 September 1897, Novi, Oakland, Michigan, USA)
photo of Eleanor DURFEEEleanor DURFEE (19 October 1812, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 27 April 1863, Novi, Oakland, Michigan, USA)
male ancestorGideon Addison DURFEE (15 April 1815, Farmington, New York, USA (New Salem) - 12 March 1877, Novi, Oakland, Michigan, USA)
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