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1790 United States Federal Census
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1800 United States Federal Census
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1810 United States Federal Census
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1820 United States Federal Census
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1830 United States Federal Census
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1840 United States Federal Census
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1850 United States Federal Census
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1920 United States Federal Census
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Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots
This collection of abstracts of grave sites contains information originally published in the Senate documents of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as the Society magazine. Veterans and patriots of the Revolutionary War whose graves were found between 1900 and 1987 are included in this first volume. Included in eac...[More]
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Albany, New York Church Records, 1683-1700
Overlooking the Hudson River in upstate New York, Albany was settled in the seventeenth century by men and women primarily from New York City. This database contains records of baptisms, marriages and deaths from the Dutch Reformed Church in the city. Researchers will find the names of nearly 3000 men, women, and children who were involved in these...[More]
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Albany, New York Directories, 1889-91
The capital of New York, Albany boasted a population of over 50,000 in 1890. This database is a transcription of three city directories originally published between 1889 and 1891. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides information regarding their address and occupation. This collection includes the names of about 124,400 people, ...[More]
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Albany, New York State Census, 1915
Although not the largest city in the state, Albany, New York is one of the most important urban areas along the Hudson River. This database is a collection of state census records from the city in 1915. It includes information regarding residents of the city's first eight wards. Researchers will find the resident's name, election district number, a...[More]
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Auburn, New York Directories, 1889-92
Situated in the Finger Lake area of New York, Auburn is the county seat of Cayuga County. This database is a transcription of three city directories originally published between 1890 and 1892. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides information regarding their address and occupation. This collection includes the names of over 51,2...[More]
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Ballston Spa, New York Directory, 1924
Located in eastern New York State, Ballston Spa and the nearby community of Mechanicville are important cities in Saratoga County. This database is a directory of residents in the metropolitan area in 1924. Each record includes the individual's name and town of residence. Additionally, occupational information is provided for many persons. Containi...[More]
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Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Steamship Arrivals, 1890-1930
Around the turn of the century tens of thousands of steamships arrived in the ports of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore laden with millions of immigrants seeking a new life in America. This database is a listing of ships that arrived in these ports as the nineteenth century ended and as the new century began. Researchers will find the ...[More]
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York Directory, 1832
Buffalo is located in Erie County, New York and is built upon the land adjoining Buffalo Creek and Lake Erie. It had a population of 10,119 in 1832. Because of its location and its harbor on the Erie Canal, Buffalo became the largest grain-handling port in the world. This database records the names of about 2,200 heads of families and householders ...[More]
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Buffalo, New York Directory, 1890
Lying on Lake Erie in western New York, Buffalo was home of over 100,000 residents in 1890. This database is a transcription of a city directory originally published in 1890. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides information regarding their address and occupation. This collection includes the names of over 83,100 people, mostly ...[More]
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CalGideon Lee Knapp, Extracts from Letters and Journals of Gideon Lee Knapp
Gideon Lee Knapp (d. 1875) married Augusta Murray Spring in 1842 in New York City. In January 1849, Knapp sailed for California, while his wife remained behind with their children. Knapp returned east in October and made New York his home for the rest of his life. This data set contains Gideon Knapp's shipboard letters from his voyage round the ...[More]
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Cayuga County, New York Directory, 1867-68
Located in west-central New York State, Cayuga County was formed in 1799 and was home to nearly 60,000 persons in 1870. This database is a transcription of a county directory originally published in 1868. Because it is a directory of families, only the name of the head of the family is provided. It also reveals the town of residence and person's oc...[More]
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Chatham & Hudson Monthly Meeting, Columbia County, New York: Quaker Records
The original book is a transcription of notational abstracts made of monthly meeting records by John Cox, Jr. The original cards were left with the Haviland Record Room of New York Yearly Meeting who allowed them to be copied. Some of the script was nearly indecipherable and was copied as it appeared. ...[More]
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Chenango County, New York Directory, 1902
Situated just east of the Finger Lakes area of central New York, Chenango County was home to about 36,000 people at the start of the twentieth century. This database is a directory of county residents, originally published in 1902. Each entry provides the resident's name, occupation, and town of residence. Additionally, if the individual owned land...[More]
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Cornell and Princeton University Directories, 1922
Important universities throughout the twentieth century, Cornell and Princeton are located in Ithaca, New York and Princeton, New Jersey respectively. Taken from school directories published in 1922, this database is a listing of students attending either university in that year. In addition to providing the student's name, each record often includ...[More]
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Dutchess County, New York Quaker Records
American Quaker records, among some of the most detailed church records available, can provide helpful information to researchers of Quaker ancestors. This database is a collection of monthly meeting records for members of the church in Dutchess County, New York. Compiled in the early twentieth century, it provides the names of over 4,200 persons a...[More]
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Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 3 (New York)
The material in this database consists of genealogical data found in all records and minutes (known to be in existence) of all the Friends' Meetings ever organized in New York City and on Long Island. These records date from the time of the first arrival of Friends at New Amsterdam (New York) in 1657. These records are also supplemented by vital ...[More]
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Encyclopedic History of the LDS Church
This reference work is a compilation of historical information, terminology, conference information, and church organization. Also included is a chronology of important events in church history and short biographies of key church members. This database is of significant importance to all who are interested in LDS Church development and history or w...[More]
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French's Gazetteer of New York
With over 13,000 records, French's Gazetteer of the State of New York embraces a comprehensive view of the geography, geology, and general history of the state, as well as a complete history and description of every county, city, town, village, and locality. ...[More]
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Hamilton College, New York Graduates, 1879
Located in the town of Clinton, less than fifteen miles west of Utica, New York, Hamilton College has a long and storied history. This modest database is transcription of a booklet published in 1889 about the graduates of the college in 1879. Revealing a wealth of information, this database provides the graduate's name, residence, birthplace, relig...[More]
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Heart Throbs of the West
The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers were seized with the desire to pass on to their children and their children's children the thrilling stories they had been told from the pulpit and around the fireside the true stories of the West. These stories have been preserved in this database. The material in each chapter contains many true Pioneer storie...[More]
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History of the LDS Church, 1830-1930
This seven volume set, written by one of the most eloquent church leaders was commissioned by the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was intended to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the organization of the church in 1830. It provides a wealth of information regarding the persons who helped bring abou...[More]
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Ilion, New York Baptists, 1895 and 1923
Located on the banks of the Mohawk River in central New York, the quiet town of Ilion is a suburb of Herkimer. This database is a membership directory of the First Baptist Church in the town in 1895 and 1923. It contains the names of over 1800 men and women. Each record provides the member's name and residence information. It also provides the year...[More]
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Independent (New York City) Ministerial Register, 1892-95
A religious oriented newspaper, the Independent was published at 114 Nassau St., New York City, New York. This database contains the Ministerial Register, a few obituaries, and a necrology from the 1892, 1893, and 1895 issues of the newspaper. The ministerial register lists ministers mostly residing in the USA and born during the early 1800's. Each...[More]
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LDS Biographical Encyclopedia
The biographies in this database, collected around 1900, detail the lives of many men and women who played a role in the organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The information for some is more complete than for others, church leaders being among the more detailed. However, most biographies include birth and death dates, ma...[More]
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LDS Member Name Index, 1830-45
Officially organized in New York State in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints grew to a membership of over 30,000 before the death of its founder, Joseph Smith, in 1844. This database is an index of early members of the church whose names appear in over one hundred volumes documenting church history. Each record provides the surna...[More]
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Loyalists and Their Times, Vol. 1
This is a history of the relations, disputes, and challenges between Great Britain, the American Colonies and the United States of America. This work is an attempt to present the story from the Loyalists' point of view, with the aid of documents and records. It also gives the early history and settlement in the British Provinces of America by the L...[More]
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Loyalists and Their Times, Vol. 2
This is a history of the relations, disputes, and challenges between Great Britain, the American Colonies and the United States of America. This work is an attempt to present the story from the Loyalists' point of view, with the aid of documents and records. It also gives the early history and settlement in the British Provinces of America by the L...[More]
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Loyalists in the American Revolution
This work contains the history of the formation of the Tory or Loyalist party in the American Revolution, its persecution and overthrow, and the banishment or death of over 100,000 of these individuals who remained loyal to the British crown. It also contains a classification of the laws directed against the Loyalists in each colony during this tim...[More]
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Loyalists in the American Revolution: Miscellaneous Records
This is a mixture of various Loyalist databases. Loyalists were those individuals who fought on the side of the British during the American Revolution. The databases include both Canadian and British information: Muster Rolls of the 15th Regiment of Foot; 44th Regiment of Foot; 47th Regiment of Foot 48th Regiment of Foot, 1763; List of men ...[More]
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Madison County, New York Directories, 1922
Created in 1806 from neighboring Chenango, Madison County, New York is located in the central part of the state and was home to nearly 36,000 persons in 1920. This database is a collection of city directories from the county in 1922. The towns of Oneida, Wampsville, Durhamville, and Sherrill are included in this compilation. Researchers will find t...[More]
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Marble Cemetery Records, New York City, New York, 1830-1937
The oldest extant non-sectarian cemetery in New York City, the Marble Cemetery was designed in 1830 with solid marble vaults built completely underground. This database includes the names of all 2,060 persons buried there. All the families that purchased vaults in the cemetery were important to the dynamic commercial, social, and cultural life of N...[More]
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Massachusetts Pioneers to the West Index
This list #of pioneers includes many "sons and daughters" of old Massachusetts Bay Colony families who removed to New York State and states of the Midwest, principally Michigan. Each entry often includes vital information about the settler and the reference from which the information was taken, usually the county record in New York or Michigan. ...[More]
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Naturalizations in America and the West Indies
The Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantation established the act for naturalization in the American and West Indian colonies in 1740. Pursuant to that act, commissioners in the Americas sent records back to England detailing those foreign protestants who were naturalized in the colonies. This collection of those naturalization records contains ...[More]
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New York Baptist Annual, 1921
Home to tens of thousands of devout Baptists, New York was the residence of more than a thousand church ministers in 1921. This database is a listing of pastors, editors, secretaries, evangelists, missionaries, and teachers in Baptist Missionary Convention of the State of New York in that year. Originally published by the convention, it contains th...[More]
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New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1660-1916
First settled by the Dutch in the 17th century and later acquired by the British, New York is one of the most important states in the history of the United States. This collection of birth and baptism records, compiled by Arthur and Nancy Kelly, was taken from the New York church registers of 1683-1928, and town birth records 1846-49. It contains o...[More]
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New York Births and Baptisms, Southeast Region, 1660-1916
First settled by the Dutch in the 17th Century and later acquired by the British, New York is arguably one of the most important states in the history of the United States. Compiled by Arthur and Nancy Kelly, this collection of birth and baptism records was taken from the New York church registers of 1660-1916. It contains over 75,000 records from ...[More]
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New York Census, 1790-1890
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New York Chinese Exclusion Index
This is an index to over 18,500 "Chinese Exclusion" case files created by the New York District Office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, ca. 1882-1960. The case files document the entry into the United States of Chinese aliens and the reentry of U.S. citizens of Chinese ancestry under the Chinese Exclusion Acts passed by Congress...[More]
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New York City Births, 1891-1902
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New York City Deaths, 1814-16
One of the largest cities in the fledgling United States, New York City was home to tens of thousands in the early nineteenth century. Compiled from published city directories, this database is a listing of adult deaths in the city between 1 May 1814 and 1 June 1816. Each record, in addition to providing the decedent's name, includes the date of de...[More]
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New York City Directory, 1786
Originally settled by the Dutch, New York City was ceded to the English at the Peace of Breda in 1667. This city directory was published in 1905 by the Winthrop Press and includes the names of over 1500 individuals (primarily male, heads of households) who lived in the city in 1786. Information provided includes the address and occupation of the re...[More]
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New York City Directory, 1869
In 1869 the City of New York covered roughly the same area as the County of New York, but did not include areas of Bronx, Kings and Queens counties which later would become part of the city. This database is a directory of city residents in that year and includes the names of over 188,000 persons. Along with the name of resident (which is displayed...[More]
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New York City Directory, 1890
With a population approaching nearly 1.5 million, New York City was the largest metropolitan area in the United States as the 19th Century ended. In 1890, the city limits included areas of Bronx, Kings, and Queens counties. This database is a directory of city residents in that year and includes the names of over 384,000 persons. Along with the nam...[More]
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New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890
Dr. Howard M. Relles compiled this database from the National Archives microfilms of the record books in which the ships' passenger lists were recorded. This database contains the names of 44,000 persons who arrived in New York City from Austria, Galicia, and Poland, during 1890. ...[More]
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New York City Police Census, 1890
Following the federal census of 1890, officials of New York City thought federal enumerators had failed to give a true account of city residents. As a result, between September 19th and October 14th of that year, an enumeration of the 24 assembly districts of New York County was taken by policemen of the city. This census produced 1,008 books and 1...[More]
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New York City Reformed Dutch Marriage Records, 1639-95
Settled by the Dutch in the seventeenth century, New Amsterdam became New York and a part of the British Empire in 1667. Many of these early Dutch settlers were members of the Reformed Dutch Church located in the city. Taken from existing church records, this database is a collection of marriage records and includes information regarding over 2600 ...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1665-1707
New Amsterdam became New York City and a part of the British Empire at the Peace of Breda in 1667. This database is a collection of will abstracts, originally published in the late 19th Century. Spanning the years 1665 to 1707, it includes records of early Dutch, Swedish, and Danish residents, as well as English settlers who came after the peace. E...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1706-90
As a port of entry into British North America in the 18th Century, the city of New York had few rivals. This collection of will abstracts for city residents was originally published in 1903 by the New York Historical Society and contains records found in the Office of the New York Surrogate which were previously unrecorded in official court documen...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1708-28
British ruled for less than fifty years, New York City was an international city in 1708 with Dutch, and Swedish residents in addition to the English. This database is a collection of will abstracts, originally published in the late 19th Century. Spanning the years 1708 to 1728, it includes records of many early Dutch, Swedish, and Danish residents...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1730-44
Cosmopolitan even in the early 18th Century, New York City was a focal point of the British colonies in America. This database is a collection of will abstracts, originally published in the late 19th Century. In addition to many of the English residents, it also includes many Dutch, Swedish, Danish, and German settlers in the city. Covering the yea...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1744-58
By the mid 18th Century, New York City was one of the most important cities in British North America. As such court records can be of immense value. This database is a collection of will abstracts, originally published in the late 19th Century. As a multicultural city, there are wills for many Dutch, Danish, and Swedish residents, in addition the E...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1754-60
As the colonial era of British North America drew to a close in the 18th Century, New York City occupied the position as one of the most important cities on the continent. This database is a collection of will abstracts, originally published in the late 19th Century. As a multicultural city, there are wills for many residents of Dutch, Danish, and ...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1760-66
As the colonial era of the English colonies drew to a close, New York City remained one of the most important ports in the hemisphere. Because of this position as a focal point for trade, information about city residents can reveal much regarding nearby colonies. This database is a collection of will abstracts for city residents, originally publish...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1766-71
As a focal point for immigration and trade in North America, New York City has been one of the most important cities in American history. This database is a collection of will abstracts for city residents filed between the years 1766 to 1771. Originally published in the late 19th Century, each record reveals valuable information about the individua...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1771-76
Even as colonists became increasingly belligerent toward Great Britain in the early 1770's, New York City remained one of the most important trading centers in North America. This database is a collection of will abstracts filed by city residents between 1771 and 1776. Revealing a wealth of information about the filing individual, records often inc...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1777-83
Despite the chaos of the American Revolution and British military operations, New York City courts continued to conduct their affairs during the war. This database is a collection of will abstracts filed by city residents during the war years. With over 1000 records, each entry reveals a wealth of information about the filing individual, often incl...[More]
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New York City Wills, 1780-82
As the American Revolutionary War drew to a close, New York City emerged as perhaps the single most important city in the fledgling nation. This database is a collection of will abstracts filed by city residents during the later war years of 1780 through 1782. With nearly 800 records, each entry reveals a wealth of information about the filing indi...[More]
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New York City, Dutch Church Burials
One of the oldest churches in New York City, the Dutch Reformed Church has been a key component of the city's growth for over 370 years. This database is a listing of persons buried by the church prior to 1899. Each record includes the decedent's name and date of burial. In many entries the closest living relative is also provided along with helpfu...[More]
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New York City, Lutheran Church Records, 1834-54
A challenge to researchers of Germanic genealogy is tracing immigrant ancestors to their European birthplace. This database is an index of church records from the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saint Matthew in New York City that provide the German birthplace of church members. Many of the entries are for marriages in the church, but a few are for ...[More]
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New York City, Public School Teacher Retirement List, 1895 - 1915
At the turn of the century five separate boroughs combined to form New York City as we know it today. The 2,018 retired public school teachers in this database lived and taught in all five boroughs both before and after New York City unified. This database contains the full name, maiden name if listed, date of birth, address in 1915 if living at ...[More]
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New York Civil War Records (1861-65)
This database gives records of Civil War infantrymen from southeastern New York (79th and 80th infantry units). It lists each person's name, age, date and place of enlistment, and outcome of service. There is also a "Comments" section that lists the final entry on the serviceman's record. Some of the men in the database were from Pennsylv...[More]
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New York Daily Times (New York, New York)
The New York Daily Times newspaper was located in New York, New York. This database is a fully searchable text version of the newspaper for the following years: 1851-57. The ability to search the newspapers is dependent upon the quality of the original images. The images for this newspaper can be browsed sequentially, or via links to ...[More]
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New York Evening Times (New York, New York)
The New York Evening Times newspaper was located in New York, New York. This database is a fully searchable text version of the newspaper for the following years: 1855, 1856. The ability to search the newspapers is dependent upon the quality of the original images. The images for this newspaper can be browsed sequentially, or via link...[More]
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New York Farm Directory, 1914: Yates, Schuyler, Tompkins & Seneca Counties
The American Agriculturist was well known for its informative and insightful weekly newspaper devoted to the news of agriculture. Annually a farm directory for most farming communities was published by newspaper. This database is the contents of the American Agriculturist Farm Directory of 1914 for the New York counties of Yates, Schuyler, Tompkins...[More]
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New York Holland Society, Yearbook 1902
The Holland Society of New York is composed of members descendant in the direct male line from those who lived in the colonies under Dutch rule in America before or during 1675. This is a yearly publication that includes various records from the Holland Society of New York. Some of the data included is Passenger Lists to New Netherlands, 1654-166...[More]
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New York Marriage Notices, 1800-55
Among the most important states in the young union, New York was home to over a million people in the early 1800s. This database is a collection of marriage notices published in newspapers around the state in the first half the nineteenth century. Each record contains the names of bride and groom, marriage date, marriage location, residence, and ne...[More]
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New York Marriages to 1784
This database constitutes marriage bonds from the State of New York prior to 1784, with the earliest record dating to 1664. The names of the parties licensed to marry have been indexed in alphabetical order. A marriage license was issued from the Provincial Secretary's office, and in return those who obtained it gave a Penal Bond in the sum o...[More]
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New York Marriages, 1600-1784
Acquired from the Dutch in the seventeenth century, New York became one of the most important English colonies in North America. This database is a collection of marriage records from the state prior to 1784. Each record contains the names of both bride and groom and marriage date, with the earliest marriage dating to 1660. Reference information is...[More]
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New York Military Equipment Claims, War of 1812
As with nearly all early state militias, volunteers in the New York state militia during the War of 1812 provided their own arms and clothing. This database is an index of claims presented to the State of New York for payment of expenses for military clothing and equipment provided by volunteers during the war. These claims were for clothing and eq...[More]
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New York Military in the Revolution
During the American Revolution, New York, as with many of the colonies, mustered its militia to help the war effort. This database is a collection of military records relating to the colonial militia during the war. In addition to providing a list of regiments from the colony, it also includes muster rolls, records of provisions, fortifications, pa...[More]
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New York Pensioners, 1835
This database identifies thousands of New York soldiers who were covered under various pension acts in the early 1800s. Most entries list name of soldier, rank, area of military service, and other important information. Those researchers with ancestors in this region will find this military database of particular value. ...[More]
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New York Politicians and Postmasters, 1898
This database contains 3,979 records and 4,019 names. Excerpts from this book include all of New York State's Governors until 1898, Members of the Assembly, Senators, and Postmasters for all of New York State. Information includes vital information, town and county of residence, and family members. All towns with post offices in 1898 are listed ...[More]
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New York Supreme Court Plaintiffs, 1824-1911
The data in this collection was gathered from the holdings of the New York County Clerk's Office; it was housed at a separate physical location called the "Division of Old Records." It is a record of about 20,400 corporate plaintiffs who took part in proceedings of New York Supreme Court between 1824 and 1911. The database includes the following in...[More]
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New York Teachers Association Members, 1888
Universal public education was still a relatively new social phenomenon in nineteenth century America. Among the first states to form a teachers association, New York was also one of the first states to regulate teacher qualifications. This database is a listing of members of the state Teachers Association in 1888. Each entry reveals the teacher's ...[More]
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New York Times (April 15th, 1865)
The New York Times newspaper was located in New York, New York. This database is a free sample version of the newspaper for April 14, 1865. The images for this newspaper can be browsed sequentially, or via links to specific images, which may be obtained through the search results. Sign up for the Historical Newspaper Collection to access other issu...[More]
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New York Times (New York City, New York) Death and Marriage Index, 1890
One of the most recognized and respected American newspapers, the New York Times has been in circulation for over 100 years. This database is a collection of death notices and marriage notices from the newspaper in 1890. Each record provides the individual's name, age or birth date, and issue date of the entry. In many cases, names of parents, spou...[More]
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New York Times (New York, New York)
The New York Times newspaper was located in New York, New York. This database is a fully searchable text version of the newspaper for the following years: 1857-66, 1870-74, 1876-80. The ability to search the newspapers is dependent upon the quality of the original images. The images for this newspaper can be browsed sequentially, or vi...[More]
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New York Times, Obituaries & Marriage Notices, 1889
One of the most recognized and respected American newspapers, the New York Times has been in circulation for over one hundred years. This database is a collection of obituaries and marriage notices from the newspaper in 1889. Each record provides the individual's name, age or birth date, and issue date of the entry. In many cases, n...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5662

New York, Family Bible Records, 1581-1917
First settled by the Dutch, New York has been the destination of countless millions seeking a new life in the United States. First published in 1917, this database is a collection of genealogically important records taken from Bibles of colony and state residents. Records in the collection span from 1581 to 1917. Each record reveals the Bible's ori...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4615

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1896
Created in 1885 in New York City, the Holland Society of New York is dedicated to the preservation of the history and descendents of New Netherlands. This database is the society yearbook for 1896 and contains a variety of records regarding the early settlement of New York. It provides a list of some members in that year along with a list of member...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=6080

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1906
Founded in New York City in 1885, the Holland Society of New York is dedicated to preserving the history of New Netherlands. This database is the society yearbook for 1906 and contains a variety of records regarding the early settlement of New York. It provides a list of some members in that year along with a list of members who died since the last...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4597

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1913
Originally organized in New York City in 1885 to preserve the history of New Netherlands, the Holland Society of New York later moved to Albany. This database is the society yearbook for 1913 and contains a variety of records regarding the early settlement of New York. It provides a list of some members in that year along with a list of members who...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4685

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1914
Dedicated to the preservation of the history of New Netherlands, the Holland Society of New York was formed in 1885 in New York City. This database is the society yearbook for 1914 and contains a variety of records regarding the early settlement of New York. It provides a list of some members in that year along with a list of members who died since...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4627

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1915
Created in 1885 in New York City, the Holland Society of New York is dedicated to the preservation of the history and descendents of New Netherlands. This database is the society yearbook for 1915 and contains a variety of records regarding the early settlement of New York. It provides a list of some members in that year along with a list of member...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4705

Old United Empire Loyalists List
At the conclusion of the Revolutionary War, with the severance of the Colonies from Great Britain, the Loyalists, who supported the British Crown, began to move north into what is now New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Upper Canada. This list is the official register of families and individuals who had adhered to the Unity of the Empire and joined the ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3049

Oneida County, New York Servicemen, 1917-19
Home to over 154,000 people in 1910, Oneida County is located in north-central New York. This database is a list of nearly 9000 county residents who served in the armed forces between 1917 and 1919. It reveals the serviceman's name, branch of service, rank, and town of residence. For those men who died during their service, the cause of death is pr...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3900

Onondaga & Schenectady County New York, 1908-09 Yearbooks & Support Reports
Schenectady County is by the shores of the Mohawk River. This county is very near the east side of the State. Schenectady County was formed from Albany County on 7 March 1809. It has an area of 206 square miles and is the second smallest county in the state. Onondaga County is located in the center of New York State. It has a land area of 7...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5820

Otsego County, New York Directory, 1908
Home of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, Otsego County is a short fifty miles west of the New York state capital in Albany. This database is a transcription of a 1908 directory of residents and businesses. In addition to providing the resident's name, this collection reveals the person's address and occupation. Researchers will find inform...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3812

Passenger Arrivals in the U.S., 1819-20
Prepared on order of the U. S. Senate, this informative database contains most of the immigrants who arrived in the nation between October 1819 and September 1820. The records contained herein reveal such facts about the immigrant as age, sex, occupation, nation of origin and in some records, the ship on which they arrived. To the researcher of U. ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3330

Persons of Quality Original Lists
This informative database contains lists of emigrants from Great Britain to the United States from 1600-1700. The individuals include emigrants, religious exiles, political rebels, men serving prison terms, children, and women. The records include, where possible, the person's age, where they were from, the name of the ship they travelled in, the d...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=2065

Poughkeepsie, New York Directories, 1890-97
The county seat of Dutchess County in New York, Poughkeepsie is situated along the Hudson River about seventy miles north of New York City. This database is a collection of six directories for the city originally published between 1890 and 1897. It is a listing of city residents in those years. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provi...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4647

Purchase Monthly Meeting, Westchester County, New York: Quaker Records
The original book is a transcription of notational abstracts made of monthly meeting records by John Cox, Jr. The original cards were left with the Haviland Record Room of New York Yearly Meeting who allowed them to be copied. Some of the script was nearly indecipherable and was copied as it appeared. ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5975

Rensselaer County, New York Records, 1908
Bordering Massachusetts and Vermont in eastern New York, Rensselaer County was formed in 1791 from Albany County. This database is a collection of general county records from 1908. This compilation includes such diverse records as a listing of almshouse employees, post-mortem examinations, mortgage tax assessments, coroner's reports, a listing of c...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4102

Rensselaerswyck, New York Settlers, 1630-58
Now a part of New York State, along the Hudson River, Rensselaerswyck was the destination of many settlers to the Dutch colonies. This database, originally published in 1908, is a collection of area settlement records taken from the Van Rensselaer Bowier Manuscripts. It provides the names of over 1,000 men and women who came to the area between 163...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4441

Revolutionary War Courts-Martial
The history of the American Revolution is familiar to any American citizen. This work contains the stories of the 3,315 men who did not meet the challenges of the war and were brought before military courts-martial. Even if an ancestor isn't found in this book, this book reveals in part the context surrounding the Revolutionary War, giving it parti...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=1045

Revolutionary War Officers
The result of an act of Congress, this collection of Revolutionary War officers constitutes one of the most complete databases of its kind. With over 14,000 listings, this collection includes not only those who served in the Continental Army, but also many who served in the various state militias during the war. The men are organized by rank, with ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=2030

Revolutionary War Pension Index
Affecting the lives of millions of people in North America, the Revolutionary War involved thousands of Americans fighting for independence. This database is an index to a list of pensions awarded to U. S. veterans of the war. It was taken from "Letter from the Secretary of Way, communicating A Transcript of the Pension List of the United States sh...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4691

Rochester Monthly Meeting, Monroe County, New York: Quaker Records
The original book is a transcription of notational abstracts made of monthly meeting records by John Cox, Jr. The original cards were left with the Haviland Record Room of New York Yearly Meeting who allowed them to be copied. Some of the script was nearly indecipherable and was copied as it appeared. ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=5987

Rochester, New York Directory, 1888-91
The county seat of Monroe County, Rochester is located on the Lake Ontario in western New York. This database is a transcription of a city directory originally published in 1888-91. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides information regarding their address and occupation. This collection includes the names of about 107,455 people...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4600

Scandinavian Immigrants in New York, 1630-74
With the creation of New Amsterdam came a great influx of Scandinavian immigrants to America. This database contains the names of many of those early immigrants. Also included is an appendix of persons who immigrated to Canada from Scandinavia. ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=2066

Schoharie County, New York Directory, 1872
Located about twenty-five miles west of the state capital in Albany, Schoharie County, New York was home to thousands of people in the 1800s. This database is a transcription of an 1872 directory of residents and businesses. In addition to providing the resident's name and address, this collection reveals the person's occupation and size of land up...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3860

Schoharie County, New York Directory, 1899
Formed in 1795 and located just west of Albany, New York, Schoharie County was home to nearly 26,000 people at the turn of the century. This directory of county residents and businesses provides information on nearly 7200 persons and enterprises in operation in 1899. In addition to residents' names, researchers will find information regarding occup...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3688

Sharon, Connecticut, Burying Grounds
The town of Sharon lies in the northwest corner of Connecticut. This database contains records for the area of Sharon and its surroundings. Thirty burial areas lying near Sharon have been indexed in this database. Researchers may find information about the deceased, including the cemetery's name, the death date for the deceased, his age at death...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4823

Ship Passenger Lists from Holland to New Netherland: Miscellaneous Ships
The following is a list of ships included in this database: DE VERGULDE BEVER (GILDED BEAVER) Sailed March 29 1660 De LIEFDE (THE LOVE)Sailed 4 March 1660 DE HOOP (THE HOPE) Sailed from Amsterdam 8 April 1662 arrived 29 June 1662 in New Amsterdam THE GOLDEN EAGLESailed from Amsterdam 11 January 1661 DE ST. JAN BAPTISTSailed from Amsterdam af...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=6141

Ship Passenger Lists to New York: Miscellaneous Ships
This database provides information on the following ships: Ship Bowditch, Liverpool to New York, 27 May 1839 Passenger list of the SOUTHERNER from ROTTERDAM to NEW YORK 24 September-7 November 1846. Immigrants from Hellendorn, Overijssel, Netherlands to the United States 7 October 1846. List of Manifests of all the passengers taken on board t...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=6143

Sojourner Truth, Woman of Courage
Among the most notable slaves in the nineteenth century, Sojourner Truth was born in Ulster County, New York and became one of most eloquent voices against slavery. This database is the narrative of her life. It tells the story of growing up a slave, bearing children who were taken from her, achieving freedom in 1827, and her involvement in the ant...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4381

Sons of the American Revolution
This work contains the entire list (thousands of members) of the membership of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution to December 31, 1901, including deceased members, with their line of descent from their Revolutionary ancestors. Search this database if you have ancestors who participated in the Revolution or who were members of the...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3072

Staten Island, New York Church Records, 1749-1828
Located in the southern-most county in New York, Staten Island was first settled by the Dutch. This database, originally published in 1909, is believed to be an almost comprehensive record of the births, marriages, and deaths of these Dutch setters between 1749 and 1828. Birth records provide the child's name, names of parents, and birth date. Reco...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4272

Swiss Emigrants in the 18th Century
This important record effectively represents the history of Swiss emigration to the Americas in the eighteenth century. Originally located in the State Archives of Zurich, it contains the ship lists of emigrants to the American colonies from Switzerland, in particular to the Carolinas and Pennsylvania. Each list contains, where possible, the names ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=1031

Treasures of Pioneer History
Assembled by the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, "Treasures of Pioneer History," is a compilation of historic lore and romance of the pioneering of the West by the Mormon people. The Daughters have stepped forth in many directions in their endeavor to search out the facts concerning the lives and the economic developments of their forebears. The ...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3241

Troy, New York City Directory, 1890
Less than ten miles north of Albany, New York, the city of Troy is situated on the Hudson River in Rensselaer County. This database is a transcription of a city directory originally published in 1890. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides their address and occupational information. It includes the names of over 20,000 people, mo...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4423

USGenWeb Project - New York
The USGenWeb Project State web sites are your starting points for finding genealogical and historical information. Each state site features state information and also provides you with links to each county web site within the state....[More]
http://www.rootsweb.com/~nygenweb/

Utica, New York Directories, 1887-91
The county seat of Oneida County in central New York, Utica is nestled in the scenic Mohawk River Valley. This database is a transcription of five city directories originally published between 1887 and 1891. In addition to providing the resident's name, it provides information regarding their address and occupation. This collection includes the nam...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4556

Wawarsing, New York Reformed Dutch Church Records
Wawarsing lies in Ulster County, New York. It was formed from Rochester in 1806, and part was re-annexed to Rochester in 1823. This database contains the Dutch church records for the area, covering the years 1745-1850. The records contain details of births, baptisms, marriages, and church members. This database will be helpful to those tracing...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4737

William Darby, Trip from New York to Detroit, 1818
A member of the New York Historical Society, William Darby journeyed from New York City to Detroit in 1818. This database is a collection of letters that chronicle that trip to the Midwest. It provides helpful descriptions of many cities through which Darby traveled, including Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Cleveland and Detroit. Researcher will also find...[More]
http://www.ancestry.com?db=4204

WWI Civilian Draft Registrations
http://www.ancestry.com?db=3172

Websites

New York Genealogy Queries
http://www.cousinconnect.com/p/a/1034

New York Genealogy
http://www.newyorkgenealogy.org/

New York State Library: Genealogy Main Page
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/gengen.htm

Welcome to New York History Genealogy
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/state

Cyndi's List - U.S. - New York
http://www.cyndislist.com/ny.htm

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