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Seventh Generation

635. Joanna COMSTOCK was born in 1802 in New York.

Joanna married Consider Law, Jr. He was a younger half-brother to her stepmother, Martha Law Eastman.

1840 Census, Westmoreland, Oneida Co, NY
Joan Law, 1m age 5-10, 1m 10-15, 1f -5, 1f 10-15, 1f 15-20, 1f 30-40 [Joanna, b. bet 1800-1810]

1850 Census. Westmoreland, Oneida Co, NY, Hh 411
Abner H. Waters, age 52, farmer, b. NY
Elijah Waters, age 83, b. CT
Joanna Waters, age 48, b. NY as were their children.
Rosina Law, age 23.
Mary M. Waters, age 21.
R. F. Waters, male, age 16, farmer
Huldah Waters, age 14
Caroline Law, age 14
Adelaide Waters, age 7 [Joanna's child?]

1860 Census. Westmoreland, Oneida Co, NY Hh 265
Abner Waters, age 62, farmer, b. NY
Joanna L., age 58, b. NY
Adelaide, age 17, dressmaker, b. NY
Caroline W. Law, age 24, dressmaker & teacher, b. NY

Joanna COMSTOCK and Consider LAW Jr. were married on 22 March 1821 in Oneida County, New York. Consider LAW Jr., son of Consider LAW and Sarah GRUMMON, was born on 22 February 1798 in Paris, Oneida County, New York. He died on 27 January 1840 at the age of 41 in Westmoreland, Oneida County, New York.

Oneida Co, NY Wills
Consider Law of Westmoreland. Dated 8 Jan 1840, probate 6 Apr 1840.
Wife, Joana Comstock. Sons: William C. and Abner W.
Daughters: Sarah, Maria, Rosia, Caroline
Executors: father-in-law William Comstock, of Rome, NY, and brother George W. Law of Westmoreland.
Wit: Martin Clark, William P. Comstock, John Comstock [the last two were brothers-in-law]

Joanna COMSTOCK and Consider LAW Jr. had the following children:



Sarah LAW was born (date unknown).

Sarah married a Mills. I did not find her in the 1850 census.



Maria LAW was born in 1825 in New York.

1850 Census. Westmoreland, Oneida Co NY Hh 289
Morris W. Halleck, age 30, farmer, b. NY
Sarah Halleck, age 70, b. Mass.
Maria C. Halleck, age 25, b. NY
Caroline Law, age 13, b. NY
Emma C. Halleck, age 3
Frances M. Halleck, age 5 months.



Rosina LAW was born in 1827 in New York.



William C. LAW was born (date unknown).

I could not find William C. Law in the 1850 census.



Abner W. LAW was born in 1832 in New York.

1850 Census. Westmoreland, Oneida Co, NY
Abner W. Law, age 18, boarding with the Williams family. He was a blacksmith, as was one of the Williams sons.



Caroline LAW was born in 1836 in New York.

Caroline was claimed by two households in 1850. Said to be living with her mother and stepfather, Abner Waters, and also with her married sister, Maria Halleck.

Joanna COMSTOCK and Abner H. WATERS were married before February 1842. Abner H. WATERS was born in 1798 in New York.

1840 Census. Westmoreland, Oneida Co, NY
Elijah Waters, age 70-80, one female, age 70-80 [not a pensioner]
Abner H. Waters: 1m 5-10, 1f 15-20, 1m 40-50. 2f -5, 1f 5-10, 2f 10-15, 1f 30-40 [first wife, Adaline Law]

1850 Census. Westmoreland, Oneida Co, NY, Hh 411
Abner H. Waters, age 52, Farmer
Elijah Waters, 83, farmer
Joanna Waters, 48
Rosina Law 23,
Mary M. Waters, 21
B. F. Waters, 16
Huldah Waters 14
Caroline Law 14
Adelaide Waters 7

Joanna COMSTOCK and Abner H. WATERS had the following children:



Adelaide WATERS was born in 1842 in New York.

Adelaide may have been a daughter of Abner's second wife, Joanna Comstock Law. She was listed as age 7 in 1850; and in 1842, when Joanna's father wrote his will, Joanna was already married to Abner Waters. Adaline, Abner's first wife, died in 1841.