Brighton Brickmakers – Genealogy

The leaders of the Brighton Brickyards, those who financed and directed the Yards, numbered about twelve men, during the lifetime of the industry. Twelve men from various backgrounds, education, and training, but all interested in developing the brickmaking industry within our town.

Jason Baker’s history in the Brighton brickmaking industry can be seen here.
portrait of Jason Baker

Jason Baker

Jason Baker Family
Jason Baker Mary A.
b. 1814 b. 1816
occ. Brickmaker  
d. Sept. 26, 1864  
Children
Mary Baker
Albert Baker
Ambrose Baker
Frances J. Baker
Emily A. Baker
Frederic Baker
Abner Buckland Jr.’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.

Abner Buckland Jr.

Abner Buckland Jr. Family
Abner B. Buckland, Jr.** – Married Feb. 5, 1824 Fanny
b. Oct. 19, 1797, Burlington, VT b. June 1801, Stafford, Genesee County, NY
d. May 16, 1865, Brighton, NY d. Nov. 28, 1861, Brighton, NY
bur. Brighton, Cemetery bur. Brighton, Cemetary
occ. Farmer, Brickmaker  
** Parents: Capt. Abner Buckland (1766-1819) and Alice (1775-1840)  
Children
David A. Buckland
Mary E. Buckland
Orrin M. Buckland
Martha A. Buckland
Allen S. Buckland
Louisa Buckland
Albert Buckland
William Buckland
Amos B. Buckland’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.
portrait of Amos Buckland

Amos B. Buckland

Amos B. Buckland Family
Amos B. Buckland** Sally (Sarah)
b. 1804, Phelps, Ontario Cty., NY b. 1821, Greene County, NY
d. June 23, 1884, Brighton, NY d. May 19, 1858, Brighton, NY
bur. Brighton, Cemetery bur. Brighton, Cemetery
occ. Farmer, Brickmaker, Merchant (Dry-Goods)  
**Parents: Capt. Abner Buckland (1766-1819) and Alice (1775-1840)  
Children
Mary Ann Buckland
Elizabeth Buckland
Julia M. Buckland
Alma E. Buckland
Amos B. Buckland Jr.
Leonard Buckland’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.

Leonard Buckland

Leonard Buckland Family
Leonard Buckland**First marriage 1834, Brighton, NY Nancy Mariah Chapin
b. 1811, Phelps, Ontario Cty., NY b. 1811, Massachusetts
d. Oct. 6, 1902, Brighton, NY d. Aug. 29, 1848, Brighton, NY
bur. Brighton, Cemetery bur. Brighton, Cemetery
occ. Farmer, Proprietor of Brickyard, Contractor, Builder occ. Housekeeper
**Parents: Capt. Abner Buckland (1766-1819) and Alice (1775-1840)
Children
Almira (Myra) Buckland
Edna C. Buckland
Warren L. Buckland
Harriet M. Buckland
Leonard Buckland – Second Marriage
Leonard Buckland – Second marriage Sept. 16, 1855, Rochester, NY Melvina (Alvira) S. Thayer
b. 1811, Phelps, Ontario Cty., NY b. May 13, 1831
d. Oct. 6, 1902, Brighton, NY d. Aug. 8, 1881, Brighton, NY
bur. Brighton, Cemetery bur. Brighton, Cemetery
Alvin Burton’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.
portrait of Alvin Burton

Alvin Burton

Alvin Burton Family
Alvin Burton Harriet M.
b. 1814, Vermont b. 1815
occ. Brickmaker  
Children
Henrietta Burton
Albert Burton
Augusti A. Burton
Leeman Burton
Edwin Burton
Alvin Burton
Gideon Cobb’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.

Gideon Cobb

Gideon Cobb Family
Gideon Cobb** – Married 1819, Rochester, NY.
Roxanna Worden
b. June 26, 1791, Pawlet, Rutland, VT  
d. Aug. 14, 1864, Brighton, NY d. Apr. 19, 1863, Brighton, NY
occ. Brickyard Operator, Contractor, Farmer, Teamster, Tavern Keeper  
**Parents: Capt. John Cobb (1744-1815) and Mary Fuller (1762-1849)  
Children
Lucinda B. Cobb
Glory Ann Cobb
James D. Cobb (twin)
Sharill Margaret Cobb (twin)
William H. Cobb
Maria Cobb
Francis A. Cobb
Sophia Cobb
Maria Cobb II
Isaac Moore’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.

Isaac Moore

Isaac Moore Family
Isaac Moore** – married April 8, 1823 Amy Kennedy Bloss
b. 1787, New Jersey b. 1803, Milton, Massachusetts
occ. Brickmaker, Nursery, Farmer, Hotel Owner  
d. June 5, 1857, Brighton, NY  
bur. June 7, 1857  
edu. Self-educated  
rel. Presbyterian  
**Parents: Joseph Bliss (1760-1838) & Amy Kennedy  
Children
Jacob Moore Jr. I
Amy Moore
Isaac Moore Jr.
Mary Moore
Jacob Moore II
Girl #2 Moore
Caleb Moore
Ira Late Otis – details here?
portrait of Ira Late Otis

Ira Late Otis

Ira Late Otis Family
Ira Late Otis** – Married 1859 Charlotte “Lottie” Raymond***
b. Aug. 1, 1834, Maryland b. July 13, 1837
d. Sept. 24, 1898, Brighton, NY d. Jan. 15, 1922, Rochester, NY
bur. Sept. 1898, Rochester, NY bur. Jan. 1922, Rochester, NY
** Parents: William Otis (1804-1879) and Mary A.C. Late (1812-1875) ***Parents: Isaac Raymond (-1849) and MaryAnn (-1922)
Children
Raymond Otis
Marien Otis
Grace Raymond Otis
Something here about Otis
portrait of William Otis

William Otis

William Otis Family
William Otis Mary A.C. Late
b. 1804, Maine b. 1812, Frederick City, Maryland
d. Oct. 5, 1879 d. Mar. 8, 1875
bur. Oct. 1879, Rochester, NY bur. Mar. 1875, Rochester, NY
Children
Oscar D. Otis
Ira Late Otis
Frances Alice Otis
General Elwell Stephen Otis
Chesborough S. Otis
Margaret Otis
Meriam M. Otis
Arebella Otis
Cora Ella Otis
Ann L. Otis
George Tyler Otis
Mary C. Otis
Jonathan Town’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.
portrait of Jonathan Town

Jonathan Town

Jonathan Town Family
Jonathan W. Town Mariah
b. 1815, Connecticut b. 1829, Connecticut
  d. Feb. 1, 1857
  bur. Feb. 1857, Rochester, NY
Children
William Town
Willard Town
Ambrose Town
Milton Town
George Town
Edwin Wilson’s role in the Brighton brickmaking industry is discussed here.
portrait of Edwin Wilson

Edwin Wilson

Edwin Wilson Family
Edwin E. Wilson Harriet
b. 1807, Connecticut b. 1807, Massachusetts
occ. Farmer, Brickmaker  
Children
Harriet D. Wilson
Maria Wilson
Mary E. Wilson
George H. Wilson
Francis H. Wilson
Charles J. Wilson