Here's what RSA book shows:First, there are so many Bens, James, Johns, Ebenezers and Eleazers that it is hard to trace some of them.Perhaps some experts; e.g.,Chuck DuBay, Bob Albee and H. Boswell can help get this Eleazer back to Ben1.
Eleazer Albee d. 1808; m. Dinah ---, who survived him.Probably he was the Eleiser Albie who, according to the Census of 1790, was head of a family of two men and six females at Granville, Washington CO, NY.One family tradition is that he came from MA, where he was a scout in the Revolution, attached to no regiment.Another tradition is that he or his wife was of Welsh ancestry.He sold land in Aurelius town, Cayuga Co, NY in 1796, and his will, probated in that county, names the following children as legatees: 1.Abigail m. --- Standish 2.John, said to have been exactly 21 years older than his brother Joseph.He bought and sold land in Cayuga Co after 1808 and probably had a son Eleazer m. Loina Grover 3.Sarah m. --- Thale 4.Phebe m. --- Sprague 5.Susan m. --- Morgan 6.Lois m. --- Sprague; m.2 --- Knight 7.Elizabeth m. --- Munson 8.Esther m. --- Spencer 9.Mary m. --- Young 10.JOSEPH; said to have been born near Albany, NY 1787.
JOSEPH ALBEE, teacher, soldier in War of 1812.He was executor of his father's will in 1808; m. not later than 1811 ELECTA CRIPPEN b. c. 1790 d. Somonauk, IL 12/1/1852.They sold land in Aurelius town, Cayuga Co, NY in 1811 and 1814, then removed to OH.He was living at Fremont, OH in 1852 and d. there 7/1/1852.He signed his name Albee as executor of his father's will, but is said to have spelled it ALLBEE later in life.Children: 1.Samantha d. Dandusky,OH many years before 1915; m. Nathan Dunham, whose brother Jonathan m. her sister Laura Amanda 2.BERNARD CRIPPEN b. Cayuga Co, NY 6/10/1811 3.Electa 4.Joseph Porter b. Sandusky, OH 5/10/1815, stock ranchman, changed spelling of his name from Allbee to Albee, was killed by Indians Arcata, CA 11/4/1862; m. Hilladale, MI 7/18/1839 Caltha Putnam b. Oxford, OH 6/13/1816 d. Eureka, CA 12/14/1905 dau of Dan Baldwin and Louise Maria [Ensign] Putnam.Eight kids (tell me if you want their names) 5.Laura Amanda b. Erie Co., OH 4/10/1817 d. Shasta Co., CA 10/04/1900
BERNARD CRIPPENshows 16 kids - including #9. Ella Mary b. 9/27/1853 Hinckley, IL, there 1915; m. Allendale, MO 8/15/1887 William Ballard Preston Scott b. Tazewell, W VA 10/27/1837 d. Albany, MO 11/16/1889; son of John Scott. Hope this helps.Judy