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Generation Nine: Edwin S. Niles

Edwin Niles (William8, Thomas7, Caleb6, Caleb5, Ebenezer4, Ebenezer3, Nathaniel2, John1)

Born: 1843
Died: Unknown
Married: July 5, 1865 in Masonville, Delaware Co., NY, Emerancy (or Emanca) Anderson (born 1846) of town of Masonville by a Baptist minister.

Children of Edwin Niles and E. Anderson1:

  • Mary Bell, born about 1866.
  • Charles, born about 1872.
  • Fred, born about 1877.


At age 23, Edwin, then married, entered military service in September 1864 in the 1st Engineers for 1 year as a Private. The 1860 Census lists him under family number 225 as a farmer and a son of William Niles, born in Otsego Co, NY. He is also listed in family 30 under the Town of Masonville as a son-in-law of Allen Anderson.

1880 Federal Census - Town of Franklin, Delaware Co., NY:

Name Race Age
Niles, Edwin WM 37
Niles, Emanca WF 34
Niles, Mary Bell WF 14
Niles, Charles WM 8
Niles, Fred WM 3


1 1880 Federal Census - Town of Franklin, Delaware Co., NY

Last Update: January 14, 2015

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