do you mean cortlandt or cortland? because cortlandt is in westchester co and cortland is in cortland. i googled clerk jo ann dyckman, she is in westchester co ny, maybe get better response posting there?
meanwhile, 1905 census cortlandt westchester, on the cross rd from dehot
Martha J Bell
Birth Year (Estimated) 1889
Birthplace United States
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
with her father, farmer, marcus, 64, mother sarah, 62, and brother isaac.19
in 1910, martha marries Howard Williams
Event Date 05 Feb 1910 Westchester, New York, United States
Age 35 Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Father's Name John Williams Mother's Name Phebe Lent
Spouse's Name Martha Bell Age 19 Birth Year (Estimated) 1891
Spouse's Father's Name Marcus Bell Spouse's Mother's Name Sarah Bell
1910 census cortlandt, westchester, ny
Howard Williams, a teamster, Head M 28 New York, his second marriage, this one is in its first year.
Martha Williams Wife F 19 New York has had 1 child who is still living. two houses previous lives widowed marcus bell, with his sister,(? thats what it says, online trees say his sister and wife-he had 2-had same name. isaac is marthas 1/2 bros if tree correct)) sarah. he has a truck farm. (thats vegetables, in case the term not familiar to you). (there is an 1879 notice at fultonhistory.com of jacob lent selling marcus 9 acres of land in cortlandt.)
Henry W Williams Son M 8 New York this would be marthas step son
New York NY Herald 1909 - 5184.pdf
...have been re- cently constructed, J. V. Alexander sold for Marcus Bell his forty acre farm to Professor Earnest Yates Loomis, who ...
there are a couple of other articles, mostly re real estate and mostly in the peekskill paper.looks like he bought and sold a lot of land.
Peekskill NY Highland Democrat 1909-1910 327.pdf
...Yates T.oomls. of C lumbia University, has purchased the Marcus Bell 40 acre farm, near Peeks- kill, N. Y.. and will ...
where was daisy?