The town of Sangerfield was formed from the town of Paris on
March 5, 1795.  It was first settled by Zerah Phelps from Greenwoods,
Massachutsetts in the fall of 1791. Later came Benjamin White,
Phineas Owen, Nathan Gurney, Sylvanus Dyer, Asahel Bellows,
Nathaniel Ford, Henry Knowlton, and Jonathan Stratton.
The first town meeting took place on April 7, 1795

Current Historian:
Mrs. Martin Cleary
Box 505
Waterville, NY 13480

1850 Sketch of Sangerfield in Rome Citizen
List of person over 70 years of age on March 1, 1871
(and geographical information)