I do hereby certify that I have a black male child born of my slave Milly (named Milo), on the 17th day of November, 1811. Witness my hand this 15th Day of April 1812. George Hornell
"I do hereby certify that I have mulatto male child, born of my slave Lucy (named Rob) on the 19th of November 1809. Witness my hand' James McBurney
I do hereby certify that I have a mulatto male child, born of my slave Lucy, on the 15th day of November, 1811, (named Dick), as witness my hand. James McBurney
excerpted from History of Steuben County, New York by Clayton 1879
June 7, 1894 Canisteo Times
-- About 125 persons attended the colored people's picnic at Stony Brook Glen Tuesday, several going from this village. There was an orchestra present from Hornellsville, an excellent dinner was served and the day was enjoyable spent.