According to John DeWitt Rexford, who wrote a Rexford genealogy in the 1890's (you can find it in the Library of Congress -- it is on microfiche), Peter Sylvester Rexford was born 8 Aug 1790.He lived in Marshall, Oneida Co., NY from 1810-1816.In 1819 he moved to Huron, Sandusky Co., OH and in the same year went on to Upper Canada (Ontario).By 1850, he was in Michigan.He married Mary DODGE on 12 Aug 1821 in Oxford, Upper Canada.Their children were;
1)Enos Joseph Rexford b 4 May 1833 Oxford, Upper Canada; m Mary HALF 4 Jul 1854 in Port Huron, MI
2)Jesse Dennis Rexford b 23 Dec 1834 Oxford, Upper Canada, died August 1867
3)Amelia Jane Rexford, b 9 Mar 1837 Oxford, Ontario.Married Albert S. PIERSON on 4 Nov 1863 in Armanda, MI
4)Charles Laureston Rexford b. 10 may 1839 Oxford, Ontario
5)Samuel Adam Rexford b. 17 Apr 1841 Oxford, Ontario.Married Deborah CORBYN in Feb 1864 in Armanda, MI
6)Daniel Dodge Rexford b 18 Jan 1843 Oxford, Ontario; was living in Buffalo, NY in 1881.
7)Annie Permelia Rexford b 5 Mar 1846 Oxford, Ontario, died 5 Mar 1847 Oxford, Ontario.
No information concerning any other descendants of Peter Sylvester is in the book.
Peter Sylvester Rexford was one of a large family of children born to Samuel Rexford and his wife Sarah ANDRUS, b. 14 Jul 1754, who settled in Broome County, New York, about 1790.Before that they lived in Claverack, Columbia Co., NY.Samuel was born 12 Oct 1750 in, probably, Connecticut.The DeWitt genealogy then says "Died on Apr 24 1820 in Windsor, NY" but it is not clear whether he is referring to Samuel or Sarah. Their children:
1)Rhoda Rexford, b 5 Feb 1771 Claverack, NY, m. unknown MATHEWS 22 Apr 1789 Windsor, NY
2)Theodore Andrus Rexford, b 12 Mar 1772 Claverack, NY, d Jan 1825 Fremont, OH, m. Amelia PUTNAM 1806, had 5 children
3)Levi Rexford, died in infancy
4)Susanna Rexford, b 18 Jan 1774 Claverack, NY, d 5 Jan 1838 in Sing Sing, NY, m. Jotham Ward CURTIS 22 Apr 1789 Windsor, NY
5)Samuel Rexford, b 14 Oct 1776 Windsor, NY, d 24 Feb 1857 Lockhaven, PA, known as
"Judge Rexford," m. the widow BECKWITH 1805, had 1 child.Later married Hannah MACK in Lockhaven, PA.
6)Sarah Rexford, b 8 Oct 1778 Claverack, NY, d in Susquehanna Co., PA, m. unknown GURNSEY.
7)Enos Rexford, died at age 2.
8)Enos Benton Rexford, b. 4 Mar 1784 Claverack, NY, d 16 Jun 1857 Windsor, NY, m. Achsah WARNER 1805 Windsor, NY, had 4 children.
9)George Rexford, b. 6 Jun 1786, d ca 1838 Windsor, NY, m Rebecca NICHOLS 1807, had 4 sons, one named Levi.
10)Mary Rexford, b 2 Aug 1778, m. unknown HORNIG.Lived in Schoharie Co., NY.
11)Peter Sylvester Rexford (see above)
12)Clara Rexford, b 21 Nov 1792, m. David ANDREWS 1817 Marshall, NY
13)Abigail Rexford, b 10 Sep 1795, d 1845 Binghamton, NY, m. unknown SHERWOOD 1811.
John DeWitt Rexford was not able to tie this family into the descendants of Arthur Rexford of New Haven, CT, but he was convinced they did belong somewhere in the same family.
In looking at the above dates, I find it odd that Peter and Mary were married over 10 years before having their first child.If she was born in 1802, she would have been roughly 44 when she had her last child, Annie Permelia.
The above is just an abbreviated sketch of what is in the book.If you would like me to make copies of the relevant pages (from an edited and updated version by James Alles), I will be happy to send them to you.If you want an entire copy of the genealogy by John DeWitt Rexford as updated by Jim Alles, let me know and I'll dig out his address so you can contact him directly.