Mahala Cummings Hawkins Crout
Mahala was counted in the following censuses:
1840 in New York, Chemung County, Township Dix
Line 19: Crout, John C. 1 male between 5-10, 1 male between 30-40, 2 females under 5, 2 females between 5-10, 1 female between 20-30
Line 20: Crout, Christian
1 male between 70-80, 1 female between 20-30, 1 female between 60-70
Line 21: Crout, Abraham P.
1 male between 20-30, 2 females under 5, 1 female between 20-30.
1850 in New York, Chemung County, Township of Dix
Line 37 - 41:
Crout, John C - age 39, Farmer, value of realestate $400, Birth - New Jersey
---, Mahala - age 38, Place of Birth - New York
Hawkins, Harriet - age 21
Hawkins, Sephona - age 19
---, Mahala J. - age 16
Next page, Lines 1 - 4
Crout, Julia A. - age 12
---, Hannah L. - age 11
---, Sally B. - age 8
---, Phebe M. - age 6
1855 in New York, Schuyler County, Town of Dix
Schuyler County, New York at Rootsweb.com
CROUT, John - head, age 54, b.Dutchess Co.
---, Mahala - age 45, wife, b.Steuben Co.
HAWKINS, Sofrana - age 23, daughter, b.Steuben Co.
CROUT, Julia A. - age 15, daughter, b.Steuben Co.
---, Betsy - age 12, daughter, b.Chemung Co.
---, Phebe - age 7, daughter, b.Chemung Co.
---, Matilda - age 4, daughter, b.Chemung Co.
1860 in New York, Schuyler County, Dix
Ancestry.com; Page 57; 17 Jul 1860
Line #'s 32 - 37; Dwelling # 456; Family visited # 462
Crout, John C. - age 58, male, Farmer, value of real estate $1200, value of personal estate $125, born in New Jersey
----, Mahala - age 50, female, born in New York
----, Hannah L. - age 18, female, born in New York
----, Sarah N. - age 16, female, born in New York
----, Phebe M. - age 12, female, born in New York
Abers, Jeremiah - age 5, male, born in New York
1865 in New York, Steuben County, Corning
Bath County Clerk's Office holds this record; Page 8; 7 Jun 1865
Dwelling #57, Framed Structure, value $300, #66 family order
John C. Crout - age 58, male, County or State born in - New Jersey, number of marriages - 1, now married
Mahala Crout - age 56, wife, County or State born in - Dutchess, number of children born - 10, number of marriages - 2, now married,
over 21 not able to read or write (R) was written in
Mariah Crout - age 17, child, County or State born in - Schuyler
Rachael M. - age 13, child, County or State born in - Schuyler
Sophrania Hawkins - age 33, wife/child, County or State born in - Tioga, single, deaf, dumb, blind, insane or idiot was checked off
John Connor - age 4, male, grandchild, County or State born in - Schuyler
#67 family order
Benjamin Cummings - age 77, male, County or State born in - Delaware, number of marriages - 1, now married, native voter,
over 21 not able to read or write was checked off
Sally Cummings - age 78, wife, County or State born in - Orange, number of children born - 11, number of marriages - 1, now married
1870 in New York, Schuyler County, Orange
Ancestry.com; Page 25, 27 Jun 1870
Lines 36 - 38; Dwelling # 222; Family Visited # 232
Crout, John - age 63, male, white, day laborer, born in New Jersey
----, Mahala - age 62, female, white, keeping house, born in New York
----, John Jr. - age 9, male, white, born in New York
1875 in New York, Schuyler County, Town of Orange
Schuyler Co., NY GenWeb site; Page 1; Eastern Section
Crout, John - age 69, head, born in New Jersey, married, farmer
----, Mahalah - age 68, wife, born in Dutchess Co.
Carner, John - age 15, stepson, born in Schuyler Co
1880 in New York, Schuyler County, Orange
Ancestry.com; Page 4; ED # 150; 3 Jun 1880
Line 16 - 17; Dwelling # 44; Family visited #44
Crout, Mahala - white, female, age 70, Mother, widowed, domestic, self and parents born in NY
Kerner, John - white, male, age 18, adopted son, single, laborer, 10 months unemployed, self and parents born in NY
Source: Schuyler County, New York Web site; Pat Randall (look-up person for Church Records)
Reading Church Record for 31 October 1835: Breathern and
Sisters met for covenant meeting, opened meeting by singing and
prayer-proceded to business-voted to call a council for
examination of Breathern Sheldon N. and William S. Smith and if
thought proper to ordain-council to convene the first Wendsday in
November. The case of John Estlick was called up=the church voted
to with draw the hand of fellowship from him-voted to give
converts the privilage of voting in receiving other converts
after they have been received by the Church-Heard the experiances
of the following persons-voted to receive them when Baptised:
BROTHERN RECEIVED: SISTERS RECEIVED
Roswell Holden Sarah Hammon
HIram Chapman Abigal Dillistin
William Constant Sally Ann Skiff
Hiel K. Dillistin Emely Allen
Robert Hammon Mary Eliza Hurley
John Dillistin Margaret Chapman
Russel K. Lafever Harriet Hurley
James Kirkim Clarrissa Gardner
James Lamunyan Phebe Dixon
Amasa Tanner Mary Gardner
Loly Ann Drake
All was Baptised the following day on Sabbath 1st November
1835 in Seneca Lake.
1 November 1835 Sabbath day the Brethren and Sisters that
were received 31st October, were Baptised by Elder T.S. Sheardown
in the Seneca Lake. Twenty-four (24) in number.
(Signed by) R. Lafever, Church Clerk
Friday 12 October 1838: Church met per adjournment for
special business-opened by prayer-Appointed Elmer Keeler Church
Clerk-boted the clerk record the votes taken 10 March 1838 which
were not then recorded and which votes were as follows:-voted to
invite visiting Brothers and Sisters to a seat with us-voted to
send brother D. Hurley after the church records-voted to rescind
the votes taken 13th January last respecting the release of Elder
Sheardown as Pastor and the trustees getting a supply for the desk.
voted to withdraw the hand of fellowship from Sister Mahala Crout
for neglect of church privilage and her disorderly walk.-voted to
exonerate Brother B. Drake from his difficulty with Sister Robbins-
his explanations being satisfactory-voted Brother Edwin Drake be
exonerated from the charge against himb by S.B. Robbins having made
a satisfactory confession--resolved the church are grieved with
Brother Reuben Lafever for taking a seat at the communion table
under the censure of the church.-the church voted they beleive
Brother Lafever guilty of the charges brought against him by
Brother Skiff-voted Brother E. Peck and R. Hammond a committy to
request Brother Lafever to come before the church on the last
Saturday of October to give satisfaction to the church in respect to
charges brought against him by Brother Skiff or the hand of
fellowship will be withdrawn-voted to adjourn to the last Saturday
in November next.
(signed by) Elmer Keeler, Church Clerk
Mahala Cummings Hawkins Crout
From information obtained by Irene Crout Johnson, Mahala's death date is January 14, 1885 and she is supposed to be buried in Canton, Pennsylvania. Though in her will she requested to be buried in Beaver Dam, New York. We have not found any records of where she is buried.
Mahala Crout's retyped Will and other Court papers