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In memory of Mahala Augusta Hovey, my Paternal 3rd Great-Grandmother on the DYKEMAN branch.


  • 1860 Census - Candor, Tioga, New York

  • 1870 Census - Candor, Tioga, New York

  • 1875 New York State Census - Candor, Tioga, New York

  • 1880 Census - Candor, Tioga, New York

  • 1892 New York State Census - Candor, Tioga, New York, p.2 (Note: His son, Arthur was listed on p. 6. He is not the Arthur (son of Orin) who is also on p. 2).

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Mahala Augusta Hovey

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New York



New York



1898 Jan 22

Candor, Tioga, New York

Maple Grove Cemetery

Candor, Tioga, New York


Samuel Torrance Hovey



Mahala Augusta Hovey was born in New York in 1836. She was named after hehr mother. In 1850, she was living in Candor with her parents and give other children: Helen, Laura, Edgar, "Cepherona" and George. In 1855, her family was counted on the census in Jasper, Steuben County, New York, but she was not with them. Then her family headed west, settling in Iowa, but she remained in New York. She married William H. Dykeman in 1859 and lived in Candor all her life until her death, which occurred there on January 22, 1898. Her husband had died just ten months prior. They rest together in Maple Grove Cemetery in Candor.


Mahala Augusta Hovey & William Hiram Dykeman were the parents of my ancestor,

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