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Brooklyn was not a borough of NYC until 1898. Have you checked Kings County
>Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2001 20:02:09 -0400 (EDT)
>From: TIM1776(a)webtv.net (T&R Gowett)
>Hi-I am new to this list, and have a question that might sound really
>stupid. I have an ancestor who is said to have come from Brooklyn,
>NY-naturally I assumed NYC. -BUT-I can find nothing at all on him,
>and he was born 1896-97.
> so, 2 yrs later, I discover that NYC is not the only spot in NY to
>claim a Brooklyn. Where would I send for a birth cert., and how much
>would it cost?
Date sent: Tue, 26 Jun 2001 10:39:25 EDT
Subject: [NYDELAWA-L] Rev. Daniel Shepard
> I was wondering if the Rev. Daniel Shepard was married to a Mary
> Tweedie. I am trying to find the parents of a Daniel Shepard
> (Sheppard) born July 25, 1820 in Franklin, New York. He married Mary
> Tweedie on December 6, 1854
> Gabriele Hammon
> Family Historian and Researcher
> Seattle, WA
Does this Mary Tweedie have any relationship to any of the other
Delaware County Tweedies including James G. Tweedie, b. 20
- - Bob McClenon
Hello, I am looking for someone who is researching the FERRIS family who probably arrived in Delaware County as early as 1763. In particular, I am looking for information about Elizabeth Ferris of Kortright whose will was probated january 11, 1825,
Her daughter Fanny Wetmore may have been connected to the Wetmore family who lived in Durham, Greene County about that time.
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Cheers, Neil
Hi-I am new to this list, and have a question that might sound really
stupid. I have an ancestor who is said to have come from Brooklyn,
NY-naturally I assumed NYC. -BUT-I can find nothing at all on him,
and he was born 1896-97.
so, 2 yrs later, I discover that NYC is not the only spot in NY to
claim a Brooklyn. Where would I send for a birth cert., and how much
would it cost? I am also curious about catholic churches, for baptism
cert.s-does anyone have the address' of the area churches?
Finally-his name was PATRICK JOSEPH DUFFY he was born July 4, 1896-97,
to MICHAEL and MARGARET (Garvin/Garven) Duffy-he had a brother, Michael,
and a sister, Mae. He was orphaned, and spent time in an orphanage (any
orphanages in the area?)
until he was taken to Mass., and adopted there.
If this could possibly be the "right" Brooklyn , please
let me know!
Rose in Fl.
I am looking for information on the William Orr family. I have a copy of his death certificate. He was born in 1851 in Scotland. I have found him in the 1880 Census, but I can't find him before or after that. I know he died in Delhi 4/9/1910. I am looking for information on his wife and possibly his parents.
If you are planning a research trip to Albany in July, the following
announcement will be of interest to you:
The New York State Archives/New York State Library (Manuscripts & Special
Collections) research room on the 3rd floor of the Cultural Education
Center will close for 1-2 days at two different times in July to permit
construction of a new firewall. The dates of closing may not be known
until shortly before the construction begins. During the construction
period the Archives and Library (Manuscripts & Special Collections) will
make materials available at alternate sites in the building, by
appointment. (Archives will not be able to provide access to microfilm or
microfiche, including the NYS Department of Health vital records indexes,
during the construction period.)
Researchers planning to use materials in the Archives or the Library
(Manuscripts & Special Collections) any time during July are urged to
phone or e-mail ahead of time for updated information about the
availability of materials! Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
New York State Archives
Cultural Education Center Room 3043
Albany, NY 12230
New York State Library
Manuscripts & Special Collections
Cultural Education Center Room 3041
Albany, NY 12230
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I have some information on Morse in Roxbury, NY, but not a lot. Its
probably the same line as yours. The author of the History of the Town of
Roxbury was Irma Mae Griffin. I wonder if you are also related to her
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I'm looking for information on Maude Church Buckley. Maude, living in
Walton, was mentioned in my grandmother's 1972 will and listed as a cousin.
Wondering how she fits into my family. Anyone have information on her?
Sandy in Colorado
I am interested in corresponding with anyone researching the GRIFFIN,
FAULKNER, STREETER, MORSE, STONE or BAXTER families who lived in Delaware
County, NY. late 1700's, and 1800's.
Some of the names and spotty dates that I have are:
FAULKNER, Thomas(m. 1778),Thomas (b. 1817) William (b. 1750) (d.
1832?)William (d. 1852), Henry(b. 1805), James, Ira (d. 1848), John( b.
1813), Morris (b. 1818), Elizabeth, Chloe (b. 1806), Jane (b. 1825), Ann
Eliza (b. 1808), Lydia, Nelle
STREETER, Elizabeth (m. 1770? to Wm Faulkner)
STONE, Elizabeth (m. 1832 to Henry Faulkner), William
GRIFFIN, Sarah (Sally) ( m. 1778 to Thomas Faulkner, d. 1807)
MORSE, Salacha (m. 1808 to Thomas Faulkner)
I have found several of their gravestones in the Vega Cemetery (Roxbury),
Andes Cemetery , Walton Cemetery, Halcott Cemetery( Greete County) and
others, but can't find much on the family itself or it's history. I'm way
out here in Seattle and would appreciate ANY information or leads on these
people and/or their families.
Thank you so much.
Hello All ...
Since last update of the 16th, the following has been added to the
from Michelle Gagner - wonderful old photos of the Carrere Family and
their 'new' tractor.
Doris P. Smith submitted burial info for the 7 Gould sons who fought in
the Civil War.
Nancy Rutenber sent in a History of Tacoma Neighborhood, Town of
Masonville, and a School Class photo
Donna Gigliotti has been busy again extracting more Hancock Herald news
Cheryl Jordan has completed 'Military Men Drafted to fill 17th Regiment
NYS National Guard - 1864.
Thank you so much! As always, look for the 'new' and 'updated' icons on
the Table of Contents page to find any of the above.
Queries and Special Queries are up-to-date. See who you might be able to
help out today!
All for now. Have a great day!
Joyce Riedinger, Coordinator
Delaware County NY Genealogy and History Site
List of Participants -
Delaware County Listowner
I was wondering if the Rev. Daniel Shepard was married to a Mary Tweedie. I
am trying to find the parents of a Daniel Shepard (Sheppard) born July 25,
1820 in Franklin, New York. He married Mary Tweedie on December 6, 1854
Family Historian and Researcher
Anyone who would like to register a complaint with what has been done to our GenConnect boards worldwide may do so at:
Put the word "LISTEN" in the subject line. Then register your complaint in the body of the e-mail stating that we want our old boards back. Annette Campbell
> For all who may be interested..I sent this post out to another mail list
> that expressed interest...And I thought that maybe some of the Delaware Co
> listers would have an interest, too.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michelle Gagner" <mgagner(a)home.com>
> To: <BROTHERTON-L(a)rootsweb.com>
> Sent: Sunday, June 24, 2001 8:49 AM
> Subject: [BROTHERTON] Photo Albums online.
> > For those of you who are interested here are several photo sites for you
> > browse and submit to. I have enjoyed all of these. All of these are
> > There are a couple of others that have a subscription fee that are not
> > listed here.( I like free! I spend too much on this genealogy "stuff" as
> > is! :-) )They seem to be very good sites I just have not tried them
> > since they went to subscription. The advantage of those sites is that
> > create your own album and all your photos are in one place and you don't
> > have any design headaches. If you saw my old photopoint or zing albums
> > know how they are set up. Anyway..here are a few..more to follow as I
> > them.
> > Have fun! Michelle
> > Ancient Faces:
> > http://www.ancientfaces.com/cgi-bin/index.cfm
> > Categories include Military, family, mystery, business.
> > you can leave a description here as well as photographer and location
> > information.You have to log in with password to edit any photos you
> > but just submitting is open access.
> > Dead Fred:
> > http://www.deadfred.com/index2.html
> > funny name...good site to share and browse by name or look through the
> > mystery photos..Also has links to new headlines of interest to
> > and genealogists. Be aware it takes a couple of days for your photo to
> > up.
> > City Gallery:
> > http://www.city-gallery.com/
> > Photo search, album, guide to old photos..Also has message boards to
> > You have to request a password to submit photos to the photo album.All
> > areas are open access and he has some really good information. I use
> > site and classy image the most so far to help date old pics.
> > Classy Image:
> > http://www.classyimage.com/
> > has photo restoration, preservation, and dating information..Really
> > site to help with dating those old cdv's and cabinet cards.
> > ==== BROTHERTON Mailing List ====
> > "My riches consist not in the extent of my possessions, but in the
> of my wants."
> > Quote By- J. Brotherton
> > Have Fun and Enjoy!
> > ==============================
> > Create a FREE family website at MyFamily.com!
> > http://www.myfamily.com/banner.asp?ID=RWLIST2
The entire statewise Historic Documents Inventory is on the State
Archives Excelsior on-line catalog at the following address:
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/holding/opac.htm. This gives you the
advantage of being able to search the HDI statewide. The state archives
is now working to update the information, so the on-line version is the
most current way to access the HDI. You also can access the catalog for
the State Archives and the State Library at this site.
This is a last call reminder that the Truesdell Gathering will be on
July 8, 2001 at the home of Jay Truesdell, Lexington, NY starting about
noon. We are pleased to say that there has been a great response by
family members. If you have not sent a card that you are coming, that
is OK. JUST COME!! If you find that you can only be with us an hour or
so, Come on over!!! This is a one time only event for the descendants
of Stephen and Altana Kingsbury Truesdell.
Family will be here from Canada, Texas, Florida, Minnesota, Connecticut
and of course many areas of New York. It will be a great day! We're
having family pictures, lots of great food, a history tent with
information and great old pictures and fun for all. So bring your
family photos, information and a covered dish to share!!
Come and meet the cousins! For more information and directions call:
Jay @ 518-989-6231
email : Jay & Carole : catrues(a)mhonline.net
Sheila Dent : smd(a)mhonline.net
Hello List: See you at Court House in Delhi on July 28th!
In a 1994 publication there was mention of a series of books available from
the New York State Archives and Records Administration. They are guides to
Collections held by historical agencies, archives, libraries, historical
societies and museums for each County of New York. They are not
necessarily complete, I understand.
One volume was published for Delaware County. Does anyone have a copy? Is
it a comprehensive listing? Would it be worth trying to order in your
opinion? It was $6.00 in 1994 - no idea what they want now, or if it is
even available. Would like any info anyone has. Thanks, Averill
Would anyone have access to the 1915 and/or
1920 NY Census for Geneva, NY. I am trying to locate
information about an Edward Delamater and Lillian Drew
who were married in 1913.
Please e-mail me at
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I am looking for information on a James Kilpatrick born about 1814 in
Delaware County, New York. I know he married Elizabeth Burns. I am looking
for the parents of James Kilpatrick.
Family Historian and Researcher