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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

Burials in the Old Stone Fort Cemetery at Schoharie, 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 pierced the roof of the church and …

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St Helena, ghost town of the Genesee, 1797-1954

River Travelers along the Genesee River

During the more quiet season of the Genesee River, it was a source of pleasure, not only to local people, but to the Rochester Canoe Club, as well. From the Castilian of May 31, 1897, we take this item: “The Rochester Canoe Club, on its annual cruise down the Genesee River, made up of the following members: H.M. Stewart, Cort Avery, Al T. Brown, Wm. Patterson, Lee Rishwood, Col. C. H. Moody, Frank L. Dodgson, L. P. Newton, H. Cliff Shaw, Dr. F. R. Smith, P. P. Dickenson, Frank P. Crouch, H. B. Squire, Jas. K. Hand, Chas. B. Wolters, …

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Rock Ridge Cemetery, Monticello, New York

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 & 29 ds, wife of Isaac J. Agnew, Martha Barkley, 1835 – 1895. Agnew, Mary Barkley, 1800 – 1868. Agnew, Stephen Cambreling, 1837 – 1869. Albrecht, William H., b. Jan. 16, 1905, d. Jan. 27, 1910. Allan, Little Tommy, d. June 11, 1866, ae 14 yrs, 10 mos & 28 ds, …

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New Vernon Cemetery, Middletown, New York - FM

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 been transcribed as accurately as possible from the original listings, but have been changed to an alphabetical listing to make it easier to find people.

Battle of Fort Oswego

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.

How we do things at Bangall NY Postcard

The First Stanford (Baptist) Church at Bangall, Dutchess Co., New York

The earliest records of this Church are dated from Great Nine Partners, Charlotte Precinct, N. Y. Its first members appear to have emigrated from Massachusetts, and were organized into a Church, Oct. 1, 1759, in Dutchess County, by covenanting together and appointing Ephraim Bullock and Corner Bullock to preach the gospel and administer the ordinances among them. At this meeting the members had the assistance of Elder Jabez Wood and Elder Robert Wheaton, who were elders of the First Baptist Church in the town of Swansea, Mass. For nearly twenty years harmony prevailed in the church, but in 1778 dissension …

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1864 Map of Spragues Corners

History of Sprague’s Corners, New York

Sprague’s Corners is the name given to a cluster of buildings lying partly in Antwerp and partly in St. Lawrence county, at a point nearly half a mile southeast from the Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburgh railroad, at Keene’s Station, which name is often applied to the village.

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