submitted by Douglas C. Huggett
Oliver Halsey, six generations removed from Thomas, was born in Southampton, New York, 25 March 1769 and died in Lodi, New York, 16 December 1850. His wife was Susannah Cooper. Oliver was one of fourteen children born to Silas Halsey, Junior. Silas was an eminent physician who moved to the Lodi, New York, area in 1793.
Peter Halsey, a son of Oliver,
was born in Lodi, Seneca County, New York, 10 November
1805. He was born to Mary Van Vleet, daughter of Peter
and Mary VanVleet. The VanVleets had also came to Lodi,
New York in 1793.
A Halsey Genealogy was printed in 1895 at the Jerseyman Office in Morristown , New Jersey. It was compiled by Jacob Lafayette Halsey and Edmund Drake Halsey. In it is a picture in color of the Halsey Coat of Arms. This grant of arms was given to two brothers of Thomas Halsey in 1633. The motto reads, "Nescit Vox Missa Reverte."
In the genealogy appears this
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