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Sketch of the First Presbyterian Church of Alexandria in 1849

Church History of Alexandria New York

The Church History of Alexandria New York, provides a brief history of each of the churches in existence in Alexandria in 1878, including their members and leaders.

Barnes Settlement Cemetery

Barnes Settlement Cemetery, Alexandria Bay, New York

View Larger Map  |  Get Directions  |  View Bird’s Eye Barnes Settlement Cemetery, on the Alexandria Center Road, seems isolated, far out in the country, with no house in sight. It covers an expanse of rolling ground well shaded with old trees, and is excellently kept. “No artificial flowers” warns a sign. Several trash barrels are posted in various places to encourage people to pick up after themselves, a large improvement over some cemeteries, where one can never find a place to deposit winter’s litter for Memorial Day clean up. This is a straight-forward cemetery to find. Take Route 26 …

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1864 Map of Adams New York

Genealogy and History of Adams New York

Adams New York Genealogy is part of the Jefferson County New York American History and Genealogy Project (AHGP). This website features free genealogy and history concerning Adams New York. Biographies, cemeteries, directories, genealogy, history, military records, newspaper records, old homes, and yearbooks.

1864 Map of Brownville New York

Brownville New York Biographies – Part 2

The following 10 biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890: Aquilla Moffatt, Jonathan Elmer, William Penn Massey, Cyrus W. Giles, Charles Welch, Frederick Avery, Nathaniel Peck, Ebenezer Allison, Robert Gates, and Conkey Moffatt

Camp of 35th New York Volunteers, Jefferson County Regiment

Brownville Co. K 35th Regiment

Organization and Roster of Company K, 35th NY Vols. On the occasion of the 1887 Reunion of the 35th, Col. Newton B. Lord, regimental commander during the war, wrote the following regarding how the regiment and Brownville’s Company K came to be organized. “The news came to Brownville, where I lived, that Fort Sumpter had been fired upon. In our little village a military company had been organized by me, which was called the Jefferson Greys. On the day of the arrival of the news that war had been declared by the south, I caused to be printed, on “Bill …

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