Munson Family


Orange Munson b.  Aug. 24 1834 d.1910
Son of Joseph Munson and Esther (Bowker)A farmer: Lived on Snyder Hill, Town of Dryden, Tompkins Co., NY
Buried; Snyder Hill Cemetery, Town of Dryden, Tompkins Co., NY.
Married 1st on Feb. 18, 1855
Mary A. West  b.  July 1, 1835 d. Oct. 1879 (cancer)
Daughter of Lyman West and Jerusha (Hill) of Genoa
(Lyman's mother was Ruth Munson who married Joseph West,Orange and Mary were 2nd cousins).


Child of Orange and Mary: 

1. West Munson b. Jan. 14, 1856 d.?
married March 18, 1877
Harriet Personius; 3 children:
Harriet died Sept. 26, 1884;
West was a carpenter and farmer; lived on Snyder Hill, & Elmira & Brooktondale, NY; Children:
i. Allie May Munson b. Jan. 31, 1878
ii. Amy H. Munson   b. July 24, 1880
iii. Charles Clayton Munson b. Oct. 16, 1882
West Munson married 2nd November 18, 1885 Lillian Slater;
1 child;
iv. Harry Munson b. Oct. 15, 1888
Note: Garret Mandeville Dutch Cemetery in West Slaterville, Tompkins Co., NY, has a lot labeled W. Munson lot, no headstones are on this lot, next lot is:
Sharrard Slater b. Oct. 191833 d. Dec. 24, 1897
Clarrisa , his wife born Sept. 14, 1830 died Jan. 27, 1917; believed to be Clarrisa Heffron.
Believed to be the parents to West Munson's wife Lillian Slater.
Orange Munson  married 2nd 1880
Johanna Richardson b. 1846  d. 1919
Daughter of Jacob Mills Richardson and Caroline (Merritt)
Johanna may of had other children by another marriage before she married Orange?

SNYDER HILL CEMETERY, Town of Dryden, Tompkins Co., NY

MUNSON, Johanna Ada (Richardson), 2nd w/o Orange Munson  1846-1919

MUNSON, Lydia 1819-1907

MUNSON, Mary A. (West), 1st. w/o Orange Munson b. July 1, 1835 d. Oct. 5, 1879

MUNSON, Orange; 1834-1910

VIELE, Herbert N.  (On Munson Stone) b. 1901 d. 1908  (could be a grandson to West Munson) ?

The Lydia buried in Snyder Hill Cemetery could be an Aunt to Orange, but not his mother.
Joseph Munson father to Orange had a sister Lydia who never married.  Munson records states she was born
1815.  The Lydia buried next to Orange, the headstone reads born 1819.

Transcribed by Janet M. Nash for the Tompkins Co., NYGenWeb Project
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