The First Settlers of Antwerp, New York

It is doubtful whether the honor of having made the first settlement in the territory now forming the town of…

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Alexandria Township New York History and Genealogy

The first improvement in this town was made about 1811 by Le Ray, who caused a clearing to be made…

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1890 Business Directory of Alexandria New York

This 1890 Business Directory of Alexandria New York is transcribed from Child’s Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890.

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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,…

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Adams New York Biographies – Part 1

The following 10 biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890: William Thomas; Sanford S. Thomas; Peter Doxtater, Sr.; George Doxtater; Westwood, Carmi, Moses, and Jonathan Wright; Lemuel Arms; Luman Arms; Miles Cooper; Saunders B. Chapman; and Titus Bassett.

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History of Adams Center, New York

This pleasant village, of 500 inhabitants, is situated on the upper lake ridge, which here forms a plain, three miles…

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Brownville New York Biographies – Part 6

The following 10 biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890: Joseph Knowlton, William Brothers, Solomon Gould, Chauncy H. Fay, Col. Solomon Spafford, Daniel Gould, James Bauter, David Kennedy, John Lynch, and Richard Flansburg, Jr.

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History of the Village of Antwerp

The first settlement and improvements upon the site of the present village of Antwerp were made under the direction of…

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Jefferson County New York Genealogy

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

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