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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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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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1864 Map of Alexandria Township New York

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 at Alexandria Center, to afford facilities to the first settlers, by supplying them with grain until it could be raised by themselves. He paid twelve dollars per acre with the ashes and half the first crop for these jobs, and built a log barn. In 1811 the proprietors made the Morris and Hammond road, extending from Hammond village to the Red tavern, near Theresa, where it intersected another road from the river to Philadelphia. The former was cleared four rods …

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New York Indorsed Land Papers, 1643-1676

One of the most useful New York genealogical records is the type that deals with land, because, especially early in its history, New York was heavily involved with agriculture. One type of land record involves transfers from the colonial government to the first private owners. What follows is an index to the earliest years of the New York Land Grant Application Files from the New York Secretary of State’s Office. We have alphabetized this list to make it easy to find names, but we included the variable Record #, so that the original order of the data can be determined.

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1890 Business Directory of Adams New York

This 1890 Business Directory of Brownville New York is transcribed from Child’s Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890. Adams Collegiate Institute, D.A. Dwight, pres.; James G. Kellogg, vice-pres.; A.K. Hale, M.D., sec’y; T.T. Carter, treas.; Orlo B. Rhodes, prin.; Mrs. Helen Butterworth Coughlan, prec. Adams Laundry, Hodge & Potter, props., Church. Adams Lumber Co., John A. Cameron, manager, manufs. of and dealers in lumber, sash, doors, blinds, moldings, builders’ hardware, paints, oils, and glass, contractors and builders. Allen, Herbert a., (Smithville) r22, farmer 100. ALLEN, W.J., editor and publisher Jefferson County Journal, job printer. Alport, Clarence C., resident, h …

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1864 Map of Brownville New York

Brownville New York Biographies – Part 7

The following 10 biographical sketches were extracted from the Geographical gazetteer of Jefferson county, N.Y., 1685-1890: Herbert Whittemore, Augustus Devendorf, Mark Sanford, Vann N. Russell, James T. Outterson, Abel Greigg, Andrew Mallett, George Kissel, Ashahel Calkins, and John Vogt.

1864 Map of Brownville New York

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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