The village as it would have appeared upon the map in 1840 I may describe as follows: Beginning at the upper or east end, the first building was a one story, weather-beaten house, standing near the shanty occupied by Mrs. Slavin; it was the home of our venerable disciple of St. Crispin, S.H. Fancher.
Excerpt The Pioneers of Unadilla Village 1784-1840.
by Francis Whiting Halsey, sold by the Vestry Of St. Matthew's Church. Unadilla, N.Y. 1902.