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Sennett was part of the Central New York Military Tract, land reserved for war veterans. In 1795, Daniel Sennett became the first settler. The town of Sennett was formed from the towns of Town of Brutus and Aurelius in 1827. Part of Sennett was used to contribute territory to the town of Throop in 1859.


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September 12, 1799 - Baptist church organized in Sennett
November 12, 1805 - Congregational church built in Sennett
The town of Sennett was formed on March 19, 1827, by taking the northern part from Brutus and the southern part from Aurelius
1836 - Sennett
SENNET, taken from Brutus, 19th March, 1807; from Albany 160, from Au burn, N. E. 5, miles; surface rolling; soil clay and gravelly loam, under high cultivation; lands valued at from 25 to 50 dollars the acre. Sennet, post village, on the road from Weedsport to Auburn, equally distant from each, contains 1 Baptist and 1 Presbyterian church, distillery, tannery, 1 tavern, 2 stores and about 30 dwellings, upon a fertile plain. The county poor house is on a farm in this town.

Gazetteer of the State of New York, Comprehending Its Colonial History, General Geography, Geology, and Internal Improvements, Its Political State, a Minute Description of Its Several Counties, Towns, and Villages, Statistical Tables, Exhibiting the Area, Improved Lands, Population, Stock, Taxes, Manufactures, Schools, and Cost of Public Instruction, in Each Town : with a Map of the State, and a Map of Each County, and Plans of the Cities and Principal Villages – Thomas Francis Gordon, 1836, Page 377
1895 - Sennet
Sen'net, a post-village in Sennet township, Cayuga co., N.Y., on the Auburn Branch of the New York Central Railroad, 5 miles N.E. of Auburn, and 21 miles W. of Syracuse. It has 2 churches. Limestone abounds here. Pop. of the township, 1603.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Sennett, New York:
Sennett Hole Park: Start your exploration in Sennett with a visit to Sennett Hole Park. This beautiful park features picnic areas, walking trails, and a scenic pond where you can relax, fish, or simply enjoy the natural surroundings.

Cayuga Lake: Sennett is located near Cayuga Lake, one of the largest of the Finger Lakes. You can rent a kayak, paddleboard, or even take a boat tour to enjoy the breathtaking views and water activities.

Harriet Tubman Home: Just a short drive away in Auburn, you'll find the Harriet Tubman Home, a National Historic Park dedicated to the life and legacy of the famous abolitionist and Underground Railroad conductor. Explore the visitor center and take a guided tour of the property to learn about Tubman's remarkable life.

Seward House Museum: Auburn is also home to the Seward House Museum, the former residence of William H. Seward, who served as Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln. Explore the historic house and its beautiful gardens... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Sennett, New York, USA

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female ancestorStatira BARNES (23 August 1761, Sharon, Connecticut, USA - 19 May 1830, Sennett, New York, USA)
male ancestorStephen Ladue BENTLEY (28 October 1809, Saratoga, New York, USA (Schuylerville) (Victory) - 29 April 1872, Sennett, New York, USA)
male ancestorJames Nichols CALHOUN (1841, Sennett, New York, USA - 7 June 1913, Sennett, New York, USA)
male ancestorWilliam Chenery CROSMAN (June 1858, Sennett, New York, USA - 8 September 1947, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)
male ancestorWilliam Herman SCHULTZ (5 August 1896, , New York, USA - 11 June 1943, Sennett, New York, USA)

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