New York Genealogy

New York Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for New York ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in New York history.

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Neighboring States

New York, by its geographic location, finds itself in two different groupings of states below, New England States, and Great Lakes States. The only neighboring state not found in either of those two lists is:

New England Genealogy

Great Lakes Genealogy

Rock Ridge Cemetery, Monticello, New York

Rock Ridge Cemetery, just before you come to Monticello, in the town of Thompson, New York. Located on the main road from Wurtsboro, and in excellent condition. Abeles, Jennie, b. Nov. 23, 1861, d. May 17, 1910. Acker, Clarissa E., d. May 11, 1862, ae 49 yrs, 11 mos &…
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New Vernon Cemetery, Middletown, New York

New Vernon Cemetery, also known as the Old Baptist School Cemetery, surrounds the Old Baptist School Church at New Vernon, Sullivan County, New York, near the County line separating Sullivan County from Orange County. Many of those interred here actually lived and died in Orange County. The 604 entries have…
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“Mr. Madison’s War”

Northern New York in the War of 1812 — the north country not in sympathy with the war — the capture of Ogdensburg — the battle of Sackets Harbor — Wilkinson’s Expedition — the capture of Oswego and the carrying of the cable.
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The Birth of the Northern Counties

The Birth of the Northern Counties: The erection of St. Lawrence County — the meeting at Denmark out of which grew Jefferson and Lewis counties — the erection of Oswego County — David Parish buys the Village of Ogdensburg — the visits of De Witt Clinton and Bishop Asbury.
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The Coming of the Pioneers

The Coming of the Pioneers: The first north country towns — Washington Irving’s tour of northern New York — how the pioneers lived — the circuit riders and their parish — the first churches in the north.
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