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David Matthews (c.1739 - 1800)

David Mathews (c. 1739 - 1800) was a lawyer and politician from New York City. He was a Loyalist during the American Revolutionary War and was the 43rd and last Colonial Mayor of New York City from 1...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015

David Norman Dinkins MP

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

David Norman Dinkins served as The 106th Mayor of the City of New York (1990-1994). Mr. Dinkins began his career in public service in 1966 in the New York State Assembly. He served as president of th...

8/10/2011 4/14/2015

David Provost MP (1670 - 1724)

See Wikipedia...

11/28/2011 1/4/2015

Philip Hone (1780 - 1851)

Philip Hone was Mayor of New York City from 1825 to 1826. He was most notable for a detailed diary he kept from 1828 until the time of his death in 1851. His recorded diary is said to be the most exten...

7/8/2014 7/8/2014

William Paulding Jr. (1770 - 1854)

William Paulding, Jr. (March 7, 1770 – February 11, 1854) was a United States Representative from New York and the 56th and 58th Mayor of New York City. Born in Philipsburgh (now Tarrytown), Wes...

9/23/2010 7/3/2014

Gideon Lee (1778 - 1841)

Gideon Lee was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, on April 27, 1778, the son of Gideon Lee and Lucy Ward. He learned the shoemaking and tanning trades and lived in Worthington, Massachusetts, before movin...

7/3/2014 7/3/2014

Aaron Clark (1787 - 1861)

Aaron Clark (October 16, 1787 – August 2, 1861) was an American politician who became the second popularly elected Mayor of New York, serving two one-year terms from 1837 to 1839. He was a membe...

2/1/2013 7/3/2014

Bill de Blasio MP

"Warren Wilhelm", "Jr."

Bill de Blasio is the 109th Mayor of New York City. He served in the New York City Council (2001-09) and as the Public Advocate of New York City (2010-13). Bill de Blasio was born Warren Wilhelm, J...

7/25/2011 11/15/2013

Isaac Leggett Varian (1793 - 1864)

Varian was a prominent Democrat and led Tammany Hall from 1835 until 1842. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co.) in 1831, 1832 and 1833; Mayor of New York City from 1839 to 1841...

7/6/2013 7/6/2013

Caleb Smith Woodhull (1792 - 1866)

Caleb Smith Woodhull served as the Mayor of New York from May 1849 to January 1851. From Woodhull Genealogy, page 324: Caleb Smith Woodhull, (Hon.), sixth generation from Richard Wodhull I., Pate...

3/17/2013 3/17/2013

Robert Hunter Morris (1808 - 1855)

Robert Hunter Morris (February 15, 1808 in New York – October 24, 1855 in New York City) was an attorney and Mayor of New York. He was elected to the Supreme Court of New York in 1852. As Po...

4/15/2008 12/21/2012

Ambrose Cornelius Kingsland (May 24, 1804 – October 13, 1878) was a wealthy sperm oil merchant who served as mayor of New York from 1851 to 1853. In 1851 he initiated the legislation that even...

10/13/2012 10/13/2012

Charles Godfrey Gunther (1822 - 1885)

Charles Godfrey Gunther (April 7 or February 7, 1822 - January 22, 1885) was a Democratic Mayor of New York from 1864 until 1866. Harper's Weekly, December 19, 1863: HON. CHARLES GODFREY GUNTHER ...

9/24/2012 9/24/2012

Thomas Coman (1836 - 1909)

Thomas Coman (1836 – October 22, 1909) was President of the New York City Board of Aldermen from 1868 to 1871. He became Acting Mayor of New York when the resignation of Mayor John Thompson ...

9/24/2012 9/24/2012

Abraham Oakey Hall (1826 - 1898)

"Hans Yorkel"

Abraham Oakey Hall (July 26, 1826 – October 7, 1898) was an American politician, lawyer, and writer. He served as Mayor of New York from 1869 to 1872. He has been identified as part of the "Twee...

9/24/2012 9/24/2012

Andrew Hutchins Mickle (1805 - 1863)

1/15/2011 7/31/2012

Walter Bowne (1770 - 1846)

Walter Bowne (26 September 1770 – 31 August 1846) was the four term Mayor of New York from 1829 to 1833. Walter Bowne was born on Flushing, Long Island, the son of James Bowne and his wife Car...

7/30/2012 7/30/2012

Cornelius Van Wyck Lawrence (February 28, 1791 – February 20, 1861) was a politician from New York. He became the first popularly elected Mayor of New York City after the law was changed in 18...

9/17/2009 7/30/2012

John Cruger (1678 - 1744)

John Cruger (1678 – August 13, 1744) was an immigrant to colonial New York with an uncertain place of birth, but his family was originally Danish. In New York from at least 1696, he became a pro...

5/16/2011 7/25/2012

John Cruger (1710 - 1791)

John Cruger, Jr. (July 18, 1710 – December 27, 1791) was the speaker of the Province of New York assembly and the Mayor of New York City. He was born July 18, 1710 the son of John Cruger and M...

7/24/2012 7/25/2012

William Vermilye Brady (1811 - 1870)

New York City Mayor. He was a silversmith and jeweler when he became active in politics. A fiscally conservative Whig opposed to the Tammany Hall Democratic organization, from 1842 to 1847 Brady served...

10/10/2011 7/24/2012

William Hull Wickham (1832 - 1893)

William H. Wickham (July 30, 1832 – January 13, 1893) was a New York mayor and anti-Ring Democrat who helped to topple corrupt politician Boss Tweed. Wickham was born in Smithtown on Long Isla...

7/15/2012 7/15/2012

Smith Ely, Jr. (1825 - 1911)

Smith Ely, Jr. (April 17, 1825 – July 1, 1911) was a Mayor of New York City and member of the United States House of Representatives from New York. Born in Hanover Township, Morris County, New...

7/10/2012 7/10/2012

Franklin Edson (April 5, 1832 – September 24, 1904) was the Mayor of New York from 1883 to 1884. Edson was a grain commission merchant, first in Albany, and then in New York City. He became a ...

5/25/2009 7/10/2012

Samuel B H Vance (1814 - 1890)

Samuel B. H. Vance, (1814 – August 10, 1890) as a Republican President of the New York City Board of Aldermen in 1873-74, briefly became Acting Mayor of New York City between the death of the el...

7/4/2012 7/4/2012

William Lafayette Strong (1827 - 1900)

William Lafayette Strong (March 22, 1827 – November 2, 1900)[1] was the Mayor of New York from 1895 to 1897. He was the last mayor of New York before the Consolidation of the City of New York on...

7/4/2012 7/4/2012

Joseph V McKee MP (1889 - 1956)

Joseph V. McKee, Sr. (August 8, 1889 – January 28, 1956) was originally a teacher at DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York, but later became a politically active Democrat and briefly...

7/2/2012 7/2/2012

John Patrick O'Brien (1873 - 1951)

John Patrick O'Brien served as the Mayor of New York City from January 1 to December 31, 1933. O'Brien was born on February 1, 1873 to Mary and Patrick O'Brien. He received his B.A. from College of t...

6/29/2012 6/29/2012

Edward Holland (1702 - 1756)

6/25/2012 6/25/2012

Thomas Francis Gilroy (1840 - 1911)

Thomas F. Gilroy was the mayor of New York City. Gilroy was born in Ireland and came to America with his parents at the age of seven. He received a larger majority when chosen mayor in 1892 than any Ta...

6/3/2012 6/3/2012

James John Walker MP (1881 - 1946)

""Jimmy Walker" "Beau James""

James John Walker, often known as Jimmy Walker and colloquially as Beau James was the mayor of New York City from 1926 to 1932.

9/2/2007 6/3/2012

Ardolph Loges Kline (1858 - 1930)

Ardolph Loges Kline was a senior officer of the New York National Guard and a Republican politician who became acting Mayor of New York City on September 10, 1913 upon the death of Mayor William Jay Ga...

6/3/2012 6/3/2012

Vincent Richard Impellitteri MP (1900 - 1987)

Vincent R. Impellitteri was born in Isnello, Sicily, and moved with his family to the United States as an infant in 1901. They settled in Ansonia, Connecticut, where Impellitteri spent most of his yout...

6/3/2012 6/3/2012

Abraham David Beame MP (1906 - 2001)

"Abraham David Birnbaum", "Abe Beame"

Abraham David "Abe" Beame was mayor of New York City from 1974 to 1977. As such, he presided over the city during the fiscal crisis of the mid-1970s, during which the city was almost forced to declare ...

6/3/2012 6/3/2012

John Purroy Mitchel MP (1879 - 1918)

John Purroy Mitchel was the mayor of New York from 1914 to 1917. At age 34 he was the second-youngest ever; he is sometimes referred to as "The Boy Mayor of New York." Mayor Mitchel is remembered for h...

6/3/2012 6/3/2012

Daniel Fawcett Tiemann (1805 - 1899)

Daniel Fawcett Tiemann was the mayor of New York from 1858 to 1860. He was a founding trustee of the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Tiemann was an industrialist, who lived in Manh...

4/26/2011 4/23/2012

Fernando Wood MP (1812 - 1881)

Fernando Wood (June 14, 1812 – February 14, 1881) was an American politician of the Democratic Party and mayor of New York City; he also served as a United States Representative (1841–184...

2/28/2012 3/19/2012

Hon Seth Low MP (1850 - 1916)

Seth Low was an American educator and political figure who served as mayor of Brooklyn, as President of Columbia University, as diplomatic representative of the United States, and as Mayor of New York ...

8/7/2011 3/19/2012

Robert Anderson Van Wyck MP (1849 - 1918)

Robert Anderson Van Wyck, (pronounced Van Wike) (July 20, 1849 – November 14, 1918) was the first mayor of New York City after the consolidation of the five boroughs into the City of New York ...

11/13/2011 3/18/2012

John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer and broadcaster who was a U.S. Congressman, Mayor of New York City, candidate for U.S. President a...

5/29/2007 3/13/2012

Robert F. Wagner, Jr., Mayor of New York City MP (1910 - 1991)

"Robert F. Wagner", "Jr."

Robert Ferdinand Wagner II, usually known as Robert F. Wagner, Jr. (April 20, 1910 – February 12, 1991) served three terms as the mayor of New York City, from 1954 through 1965. Life and e...

1/9/2012 1/9/2012

John Francis Hylan MP (1868 - 1936)

"Red Mike (Political Name)"

John Francis Hylan served as the Mayor of New York City (1918-1925). Hylan was born in Hunter, New York a town in upstate Greene County where his family owned a farm. Hylan married young, became diss...

9/28/2008 12/4/2011

Fiorello H. LaGuardia MP (1882 - 1947)

"the Little Flower"

Fiorello Henry LaGuardia @ find a grave ---------------------------------------------- Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, born Fiorello Enrico La Guardia was Mayor of New York for three terms from 1934 to 1...

11/13/2011 12/4/2011

William O'Dwyer MP (1890 - 1964)

William O'Dwyer (July 11, 1890 – November 24, 1964) was the 100th Mayor of New York City, holding that office from 1946 to 1950. William O'Dwyer was born in County Mayo, Ireland and migrated t...

11/27/2011 11/27/2011

William Dervall (b. - c.1712)


William Dervall was a colonial merchant and was appointed the eighth mayor of New York City on October 17, 1675. He was the first mayor of New York City after it was returned to English rule. He was an...

10/29/2011 10/29/2011

Captain Thomas Delavall (c.1620 - 1682)

"Thomas", "deLavel", "de la Valle"

Thomas Delavall (also spelled Delaval or DeLavall) was a British-born American official and businessman. He was appointed the Mayor of New York City on three separate occasions, in 1664, 1665 and 1673 ...

8/2/2011 10/29/2011

William Dyre (1639 - 1688)

MAJOR WILLIAM DYRE, OF NEW YORK. BY COLONEL J. GRANVILLE LEACH, LL. B. Major William Dyre was the son of Captain William and Mary Dyre. Captain William Dyre, a London milliner, emigrated to Boston,...

5/15/2008 10/29/2011

William Jay Gaynor MP (1848 - 1913)

William Jay Gaynor was an American politician from New York City, associated with the Tammany Hall political machine. He served as mayor of the City of New York from 1910 to 1913, as well as stints as ...

6/19/2011 10/10/2011

Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani (play /ˈruːdi ˌdʒuːliˈɑːni/;[1] born May 28, 1944) is an American lawyer, businessman, and politician from ...

4/18/2007 9/9/2011

Edward Irving Koch MP (1924 - 2013)

"Ed", "Ed Koch"

Edward Irving Koch served three terms as Mayor of New York (1978-1989) and served in the United States House of Representatives (1969-1977). Edward I. Koch was elected the 105th Mayor of New York Cit...

8/10/2011 8/10/2011

William Peartree (1642 - 1714)

8/4/2011 8/4/2011

Oloff Stevense van Cortlandt MP (c.1617 - 1684)

Oloff Stevense van Cortlandt - Ancestry library edition • • co-signed the Remonstrance that convinced Stuyvesant to surrender New Netherland to the British in 1664. Oloff Stevense V...

8/27/2007 8/1/2011

James Duane (1733 - 1797)

James Duane was an American lawyer, jurist, and Revolutionary leader from New York. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, New York state senator, Mayor of New York. President George Wash...

1/26/2007 8/1/2011

John Thompson Hoffman (1828 - 1888)

New York City Mayor, New York Governor. Served as Mayor of New York City, New York from 1866 to 1868. Served as Governor of New York from 1869 to 1873. He was one of only two New York City Mayors to ...

7/28/2011 7/28/2011

Col. Caleb Heathcote (1665 - 1721)

Caleb Heathcote (March 6, 1665 – February 28, 1721) was a Mayor of New York (1711–1713). His estate in Westchester County, New York is the site the present-day town of Scarsdale and was...

7/27/2011 7/27/2011

Phillip French (c.1667 - c.1707)

Philip French, described as "Philip French Van London," was a native of Kelshall, Suffolk County', England, born in 1667, and came to New York in June, 1689. He was a prosperous merchant, and an active...

5/11/2007 7/26/2011

Steven Bayard (1700 - 1757)

"Stephanus Bayard"

39th mayor of New York.

7/26/2011 7/26/2011

George Opdyke (1805 - 1880)

See Wikipedia .

7/26/2011 7/26/2011

Member, U.S. House of Representatives Mayor of New York City Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army Mayor of New York and member of the US House Of Representatives. See Wikipedia: .

3/17/2009 7/26/2011

William Russell Grace MP (1832 - 1904)

William Russell Grace (May 10, 1832 – March 21, 1904) was the first Roman Catholic mayor of New York City and the founder of W. R. Grace and Company. Biography He was born on May 10, 1832 ...

7/26/2011 7/26/2011

) Edward Cooper (October 26, 1824 – February 25, 1905) was the Mayor of New York City from 1879 to 1880, serving as a Democrat. He was the only son of industrialist Peter Cooper. Edward Cooper...

6/20/2011 7/26/2011

Abram Stevens Hewitt MP (1822 - 1903)

Met Edward Cooper at Columbia College. They became friends and traveled together before going into business together. HE met and married Edward Cooper's sister. Hewitt was elected to Congress in 1874...

6/15/2007 7/26/2011

Nicholas Bayard (1644 - 1707)

en.wikipedia... ; Nicholas Bayard was the 16th Mayor of New York from 1685-1686.

9/18/2007 7/26/2011

Nicholas de Meyer MP (1635 - 1691)

Nicolas's son Wilhelmus was born in 1657 in New Amsterdam. He was the 9th Mayor ( 1676-1677) of New York during the English period • one of the 93 who signed the Remonstrance that convinced St...

3/2/2009 7/26/2011

Gabriel Minvielle was a prominent Huguenot who settled in New York in after emigrating from France in 1673. He engaged in foreign trade, especially with the West Indies, and prospered as a merchant and...

7/25/2011 7/25/2011

François Rombouts (1631 - 1691)

See Wikipedia .

6/22/2011 7/25/2011

Isaac de Riemer (1666 - d.)

6/22/2011 7/25/2011

Marinus Willett (July 31, 1740 – August 22, 1830) was an American soldier and political leader from New York. He was characterized by historian Mark M. Boatner as "one of the truly outstanding...

7/25/2011 7/25/2011

Richard Varick (1753 - 1831)

Richard Varick, born in Hackensack, New Jersey, March 23, 1753, served as captain, deputy muster-master-general, and George Washington's secretary during the Revolutionary war. He served as Speaker of ...

7/25/2011 7/25/2011

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 – February 11, 1828) was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and the sixth Governor of New York. In this last capacity he was largely...

5/8/2007 7/25/2011

William Frederick Havemeyer served as Mayor of the City of New York for three terms, 1845-46, 1849-50 and 1873-74. He died at his desk in City Hall during his final term in office. William F. Havemey...

7/25/2011 7/25/2011

Peter Delanoy (c.1650 - 1689)

"Peter Delanoy"

18th mayor of New York from 1688-1691. Peter Delanoy was the first directly elected mayor in New York City history--and the only one to hold that distinction until 1834 when the City Charter was change...

2/10/2011 7/25/2011

Jacobus van Cortlandt MP (1658 - 1739)

9/17/2007 7/25/2011

Hugh J Grant (1858 - 1910)

Hugh J. Grant (1857-1910) served as mayor of New York City for two terms from 1889-1892. He remains the youngest mayor in the city's history. He is also one of the youngest big city mayors in United St...

8/9/2008 7/25/2011

John Lawrence, Maj. (1618 - 1699)

The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the de...

7/3/2008 7/25/2011

Jacob Aaron Westervelt (1800 - 1879)

See Wikipedia

7/25/2011 7/25/2011

Mayor of New York from 1677-1678 Van Cortlandt held many public offices including that of mayor of New York City. He also acquired extensive acreage in Westchester County that became known as Van Cortl...

9/17/2007 7/25/2011

Abraham de Peyster MP (1657 - 1728)

Abraham was born in New Amsterdam ath the Dutch Reformed Church 1657 Jul 08; Johannes de Peyster, Cornelia Lubberts; Abraham ; Abraham de la Noy & wife, Jan de Jonge •~ After the Glorious ...

3/19/2008 7/25/2011

Michael Rubens Bloomberg MP

New York, NY, USA

New York, NY, USA

Michael Rubens Bloomberg (born February 14, 1942) is an American businessman, politician and philanthropist. Since 2002, he has been the Mayor of New York City and, with a net worth of $18.1 billion in...

9/24/2009 7/25/2011

Wilhelmus Beekman was the founder of the Beekman family in America. He came to New Amsterdam, now New York, from Holland on the ship Princess, on May 27, 1647, with Director-General, and later the firs...

9/18/2007 7/24/2011

• with 92 others, co-signed the Remonstrance that convinced Stuyvesant to surrender New Netherland to the British in 1664. Johannes Van Brugh and his wife, Tryntje, the daughter of of Roeloff ...

5/11/2007 7/24/2011

Johannes de Peyster MP (1666 - 1711)

Johannes was Baptised in New Amsterdam at the Dutch Reformed Church 1666 Sep 22; Johannes de Peyster, Cornelia Luberts; Johannes ; Johannes Van Brug, Jacques Couseau, Margareta de Riemer scholtz.or...

9/18/2007 7/24/2011

Paulus immigrated to America in 1644, settling at New Amsterdam (Manhattan), NY. Paulus L. Van Der Grift An an employee of the West India Company, he was Captain of the ship 'Neptune' until 1645 an...

5/10/2008 7/24/2011

Arent van Hattem (deceased)

First burgomaster of New Amsterdam.

7/24/2011 7/24/2011

Capt. Matthias Nicoll, Jr. MP (1626 - 1687)

Secretary of Duke of York's commissioners, First secretary of the English province of NY, mayor of NYC, speaker of the General Assembly Part of the expedition of Governor Richard Nicolls, probably a ...

1/10/2008 7/24/2011

Capt. Thomas Willett MP (1605 - 1674)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Thomas Willett (1611-1674) was a British merchant, Plymouth Colony trader and sea-captain, Commissioner of New Netherlands, a magistrate of Plymouth Colony, and C...

4/15/2007 7/24/2011

Cornelis Steenwyck arrived in New Netherland in 1652. A prominent citizen, he was - successively - alderman, mayor, and acting lieutenant-governor. • signed the Petition to surrender New Nethe...

6/29/2011 7/24/2011

Profile on Wikipedia • with 92 others, co-signed the Remonstrance that convinced Stuyvesant to surrender New Netherland to the British in 1664. (see number 28 in the list)

6/22/2011 7/24/2011

Captain Martin (Marten) Cregier MP (1617 - c.1703)

"Marten", "Captain Martin"

Marten's children were born in New Netherlands. He was a French Huguenot. See Wikipedia Captain Martin Cregier came to New Amsterdam for the West India Company. He was a soldier, a trader and had one...

3/2/2007 7/24/2011