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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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:

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Knapp Family Bible

The Knapp Family Bible was given by J. H. Knapp to his grandson, John Henry Knapp of New York. The author of the writing within it is not clear, but it likely is Mehitable (Heatty) Covell Ackerman Knapp, John’s second wife. It takes a little to unscramble this family, but both William Ackerman and John Knapp married Mehitable (Heatty) Covel. William first in 1784. After his death in 1798, Heatty married as her 2nd husband, John Knapp. While the Bible was handed down to John, the inclusion of William Ackerman and her children would presume that she was the…
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Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York

Genealogical and Family History of Northern New York A RECORD OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF HER PEOPLE IN THE MAKINGOF A COMMONWEALTH AND THEFOUNDING OF A NATION. COMPILED UNDER THE EDITORIAL SUPERVISION OF WILLIAM RICHARD CUTTER, A. M. Historian of the New England Historic-Genealogical Society; Librarian emeritus of Woburn Public Library:Author of “The Cutter Family,” “History of Arlington,” “Bibliography of Woburn,” etc. etc. Volume I-III Illustrated. New YorkLewis Historical Publishing Company1910. Table of Contents:

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Genealogy of the Breed Family of Malone

This surname originated in BREED Holland and its ancient form of spelling was Brede. The town of Brede, in the county of Sussex, was founded by Hollanders who settled in England at the beginning of the twelfth century. In England the name is variously spelled : Breed, Bread, Breeds and Brede. The first of the name in America wrote his name Bread, but the family shortly afterward adopted the present spelling,—Breed. The principal thoroughfare in Leyden, Holland, is called Brede Street, and London has a Bread Street. The Breeds in America have been positive, determined, persevering and thrifty. It is…

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Barryville Cemetery, Barryville, New York

Located about one and one half miles from the Village of Barryville, on the side of a very steep dirt road. It is in fairly good condition HIGBY, Edwin, b. 31 Jan 1864, d. 6 Jan 1907 SCHUMACHERJohn, b. 2 Apr 1924, ae 57 y, 4 m, 8 dMrs. Dorothea, d. 8 Jun 1928, ae 83 y, 3 m, 23 d Herman F., b. 27 Dec 1839, d. 25 Jan 1907Dorthea, his wife, b. 15 Feb 1845, d. 8 Jun 1928 (There were two separate stones for this individual) DAVISLulu May, b. 3 Aug 1890, d. 11 Jun 1909Ettie Ludwig,…

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Callicoon Center Cemetery, Callicoon Center, New York

Callicoon Center Cemetery, opposite the Dutch Reformed Church, Callicoon Center, Sullivan County, New York, and is badly neglected. As the Old Dutch Reformed Church records are in German, the following inscriptions will be helpful to those interested in the early settlers of this section of the County. KRAFT, Ludwig, b. 16 (10?) Jul 1813, d. 16 Apr 1886 DORE, Margaret, wife of John DORE, d. 6 Feb 1886, ae 30 y, 2 m, 6 d BISCHOFF, Louisa, b. 20 Oct 1826, d. 6 Nov 1888J.G. aus Ketsigen, Konigreich gestarben 4 Aug 1883, ae 77 y, 7 m, 8 d GUNGLACH,…

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Burials in the Old Stone Fort Cemetery at Schoharie, New York

Old Stone Fort Cemetery Scoharie New York About one mile north of the Court House at Schoharie, New York, stands a substantial stone building erected and used as a church before the Revolution. In October 1780. Sir. John Johnson, the Indian Chief Brant, with a large force of soldiers, Tories and Indians visited the Schoharie Valley, murdered one hundred of the inhabitants, destroyed their houses and barns and 100,000 bushels of grain. The invaders attacked the Fort which had been constructed about the church, but it was defended with such vigor they withdrew. A cannon ball fired by the enemy…

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