ELISHA YALE KNEELAND, b @ Geneseo, NY 17 Jun 1810; m 1) Charlotte BALL @ Ogden, NY. After her death he m 2) Catharine F HOTCHKINS; she d 1 Dec 1896. He d 27 Oct 1891. He was expert mechanical engineer. Founded New York Novelty Company. Later settled in Buffalo, where he was engaged in construction of elevators. He had child HARRIET ELIZA KNEELAND, b 22 Oct 1837; m Conway W BALL. Anyone searching Kneeland family, would love to exchange info!