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The Fifth Annual Phillips Knapp Reunion
The Phillips-Knapp Family Association is planning its 5th annual reunion for the weekend of September 19 and 20, 2009. It is open to anyone (and their guests) who has an ancestor from Rockland County
surnamed Phillips or Knapp.
On Saturday, September, 19 there will be a picnic at Bowline Haverstraw Town Park, (Grant Gazebo) from 11 AM - 4 PM. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs and soda for lunch. Participants may bring a favorite family prepared recipe to share with others, if they wish. Also, there will be a Silent Auction, 50/50 chances and card games available. Please feel free to bring family photos, scrapbooks and letters, etc. which you may share with the rest of the Phillips-Knapp Family members. For more information on Saturday, contact Vicki Miller at avmofm(a)aol.com. It should be a fun day. Cost of Saturday is: Yearly dues: $5.00, Picnic: $5.00 per person.
September 20, 2009: REVISED AGENDA
It was discovered
this winter that Eli Phillips, brother of Daniel & Gilbert, testified in
open court the 28th day of November 1832 that he was born at Philipse Patent,
which is present day Philipstown. As a
result of this discovery, we will learn about Philipstown for our Sunday
12 noon: Meet at Depot Restaurant, Cold Spring, for lunch
1 Depot Square, Cold Spring , New York: www.coldspringdepot.com
(Cold Spring is a
hamlet in the town of Philipstown )
Luncheon Speaker: Don McDonald, Philipstown historian
lunch: Walking tour
of Philipstown, conducted by Don McDonald. Any persons who do not
wish to join the walking tour can either go home or remain at the Depot
Restauant and socialize with each other.
Cost: lunch--separate bill. Order from the menu or have the buffet
Contact: Barbara de
Barbara L. de Mare, Esq.
Attorney, historian, genealogist, grandmother
155 Polifly Road
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
(201) 567-9440 office
Ruth Eliot is my direct ancestor. Below is all that I have on her. Does anyone have here parents?
AAAA5.51. [438.] John YOUNGS, b. ca. 1668, Greenwich, Fairfield Co, CT; d. Apr 8, 1723, Stamford, CT; m. Dec (or Jan) 30, 1690, Fairfield, CT, [439.] Ruth Elliot (b. 1670-2, Fairfield, CT; d. Apr 2 (or 20), 1718, Stamford, Fairfield Co, CT); m2. Sarah (Clements) Dibble, (d. ca. Apr 8, 1723, Stamford, CT), wid of Zachariah Dibble (m. Aug 13, 1698). He was given his father’s land at Greenwich, when the father went to Oyster Bay, LI, Dec 2, 1689. Sarah left her estate to Zachariah, John , David, Ebenezer, Rueben, and Benjamin Dibble and Clements Young and Deborah (Young) Pangborn.
Westchester County Genealogical Society (NY) Upcoming Meeting
The next meeting is this coming Saturday.
WHAT: Genealogy Related Records in the Brooklyn Diocesan Archives with
WHEN: Saturday, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009 @ 10 a.m.
WHERE: Aldersgate Methodist Church, 600 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry (across
from Mercy College on route 9)
Joseph Coen, CA, will lead off WCGS’ new genealogical year on Saturday,
September 12th, with his lecture called Genealogy Related Records in the
Brooklyn Diocesan Archives. Mr. Coen has been an archivist since 1986 and a
Certified Archivist since 1990. He has been Archivist for the Roman Catholic
Diocese of Brooklyn for 15 years. His experience includes archival work
for the N. Y. C. Municipal Archives, as well as records management work for
Western Suffolk BOCES.
Mr. Coen will discuss sacramental records, school records, deceased priest
files and other resources related to genealogical research in the Diocese
of Brooklyn. He will talk about what information is available and how to
The meeting opens at 10:00 a.m. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church,
600 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
Guests are welcome. Coffee and conversation precede the meeting at 9:30
For information about Westchester County Genealogical Society (Westchester
Connection or Surname List), visit WCGS home page --
Hope to see you on Saturday!!
RESERVED THESE DATES FOR WCGS Future Meetings
Oct 10, 2009
Acquiring Italian Records from Italy
Nov 14, 2009
Growing Up in Yonkers
Dec 12, 2009
Special Interest Groups / Study Group Meeting
Jan 9, 2010
20th Century Probate Research: Confirming Relationships & Finding Family
Feb 13, 2010
The History of the Hudson River and Henry Hudson
Dr. Raymond E. Phillips
Mar 13, 2010
The Cemeteries of Westchester County
Patrick Raftery, Assistant Librarian @ Westchester County Historical
Apr 10, 2010
What’s Up Doc?
May 8, 2010
Who were the parents of …?
June 12, 2010
Writing the Family Narrative
The CTFAIRFI Mailing List is an e-mail list for genealogical research of Farifield County Connecticut. We are interested in any time period and all surnames pertaining to this geographic area.
The purpose of the CTFAIRFI Mailing List is to band together those who research the Fairfield County Connecticut geographic area, so that we can share experiences, examine sources, give advice, make suggestions that others may find the information they are seeking.
This is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in Fairfield County Connecticut genealogy and family history including migration patterns, immigration, historical sketches, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, etc. Experienced genealogists as well as 'newbies' are encouraged to contribute to and participate in this list.