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  • Allegany Cemetery, Allegany, New York

    Allegany Cemetery, also known as the Allegany Protestant Cemetery , is located in the Town of Allegany, Cattaraugus County, New York. The cemetery "was first organized in 1855 as the Allegany Cemetery Association. Privately run, in 2008 the Cemetery Association voted to dissolve and turn operation of the Cemetery over to the Town of Allegany." Allegany.org Find a Grave NYCattar.org

  • Rome Cemetery, Rome, New York

    The old Rome Cemetery was located at what is now Fort Stanwix Park, on the corner of Turin and North James Street. The old cemetery was in use from the 1820's until closed in 1872. By 1850 the cemetery was becoming more than full and additional room was needed. In 1851 the Rome Cemetery Association was organized and a search began to find a new location for the cemetery. A convenient location w...

  • Oneida County, New York, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oneida County, NY.It is not to be confused with Oneida, New York in Madison County. Cities, Towns and Communities: * +Denotes county seatAdrian - Annsville - Augusta - Ava - Barneveld - Boonville - Bridgewater - Camden - Cassville - Chadwicks - Clark Mills - Clayville - Clinton - Deansboro - Deerfield - Durhamville - Florence - Floyd ...

  • West Point Cemetery

    Wikipedia West Point Cemetery is a historic cemetery on the grounds of the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York. It overlooks the Hudson River, and served as a burial ground for American Revolutionary War soldiers and early West Point inhabitants long before 1817 when it was officially designated as a military cemetery. Prior to 1817, the area was known as "German Flats" bef...

  • Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, New York

    As church burial grounds in Albany filled, a city cemetery was opened in the 1780s and another was established in 1801, with many of those previously interred at the old cemetery moved to the new site. However, because of flooding problems there, Albany Rural Cemetery was created on April 2, 1841 and bodies were moved again from the 1801 cemetery to be reinterred at the present site. Albany Rur...

  • Felice Family of Patchogue, New York

    Felice Family in Patchogue and surrounding areas, which married into many other Patchogue families including the Grucci, Benincasa, Sirianni, Perry, Salvatore, Chiuchiolo, Knoedl, Lanzetta, and Palermo families, which I intend to make projects for as well. Profiles in the project are all members of the Felice family or Felice family descendants, or ones that married a Felice family member or a ...

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  • New York with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This Project is for those who were born, lived, and died in the State of New York.

  • Hillside Haven Cemetery, Cold Spring, Cattaraugus, New York

    Hillside Haven Cemetery, also known as Hillside Haven Relocation Site Indian Cemetery, is located on the Seneca Allegany Reservation in the town of Cold Spring and hamlet of Steamburg, Cattaraugus, New York. Cemeteries and family plots were relocated to Hillside Haven during the 1964 Kinzua Dam Construction and later flooding of Seneca lands. Hillside also contains new plots as well. Here is...

  • Cattaraugus County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cattaraugus County, New York.= Official Website = History The largely unsettled territory was the traditional homeland of the now-extinct Wenrohronon Indians and later occupied by the Seneca people, one of the five Nations of the Haudenosaunee. During the colonial era, it was claimed by at least three territories: New York Colony, Mas...

  • Erie County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Erie County, New York. History When counties were established by the English colonial government in the Province of New York in 1683, present-day Erie County was part of Indian territory occupied by Iroquoian-speaking peoples. It was administered as part of New York colony. Significant European-American settlement did not begin until...

  • Renowned Marathon Runners

    Marathon Runners ====From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia===The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards),[1] that is usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon (the namesake of the race) to Athens.The ma...

  • Oswego County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oswego County, New York. Official Website Established in 1816, the county name is from a Mohawk language word meaning "the pouring out place", referring to the point at which the Oswego River feeds into Lake Ontario at the northern edge of the county in the city of Oswego. Adjacent Counties Jefferson County Lewis County ...

  • Columbia University

    Columbia University === Wikipedia = Columbia University in the City of New York , commonly referred to as Columbia University , is an American private Ivy League research university located in New York City, New York, United States. Columbia is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York, the fifth oldest in the United States, and one of the country's nine Colonial Colleg...

  • Genesee County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Genesee County, New York.= Official Website = History The archaeological record at the Hiscock Site, in Byron, New York goes back to the Ice Age. Researchers have found a variety of manmade tools, ceramics, metal, and leather, along with a mastodon jaw, tusks, and teeth, and assorted animal bones, indicating long occupation of the si...

  • Memorial Heights Cemetery, Salamanca, Cattaraugus, New York

    Also known as Breed Run Cemetery, Memorial Heights Cemetery resides in the Seneca Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation of Indians. "Several small cemeteries and family plots were moved here in 1964 due to the Kinzua Dam construction. Their original locations are now under water. Those reintered cemeteries are: Shongo Cemetery, Crouse-Patterson Cemetery, Red House Cemetery, Harris Cemetery,...

  • Cornell University

    Cornell University= Cornell University ( /kɔrˈnɛl/ kor-NEL) is an American private Ivy League research university located in Ithaca, New York, United States. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, 1st President of Cornell University , the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoreti...

  • New York University (NYU)

    New York University (NYU) is a private, nonsectarian American research university based in New York City. NYU's main campus is located at Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan. Founded in 1831, NYU is one of the largest private nonprofit institutions of American higher education.NYU was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1950. NYU counts 36 Nobel Prize winners, four Abel Priz...

  • Amherst, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Amherst, Erie County , New York. History The town of Amherst was created by the State of New York on April 10, 1818; named after Lord Jeffrey Amherst . Amherst was formed from part of the town of Buffalo (later the city of Buffalo), which had previously been created from the town of Clarence. Timothy S. Hopkins was elected the fir...

  • Broome County, New York, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Broome County, New York. History When counties were established in the Province of New York in 1683, the present Broome County was part of the enormous Albany County, including the northern part of New York State as well as all of the present State of Vermont and, in theory, extending westward to the Pacific Ocean. This county was re...

  • Baker Street Cemetery, Schroon Lake, Essex County, New York

    Baker Street Cemetery is located in Schroon Lake, Essex County, New York. "Burial Ground of Schroon Lake's First Settlers" Known also as the "Old Burying Ground" and "Old Baker Street Cemetery", Baker Street burials are recorded from the early 1800s through the early 1900s. "Baker Street Cemetery is abandoned and the last burials there were in the 1900s. It is presently located about a mile so...

  • Livingston County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Livingston County, New York.= Official Website =On February 23, 1821 the county was formed and named after Robert R. Livingston, who helped draft the Declaration of Independence and negotiated the Louisiana Purchase.The Seneca Nation of Indians, once the most numerous and powerful of the Six Nations of the Iroquois, were called the "K...

  • Ontario County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Ontario County, New York.= Official Website =The county was established in 1789 and, prior to its formation, was long controlled by the Seneca people, one of the Five Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, or Haudenosaunee. They were forced to cede most of their land to the United States after the American Revolutionary War.This fronti...

  • Wyoming County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wyoming County, New York. Official Website The county was created in 1841 and is modified from a Lenape (Delaware) Native American word meaning "broad bottom lands". Adjacent Counties Genesee County Livingston County Allegany County Cattaraugus County Erie County Towns, Hamlets & Settlements Arcade | Attica | B...

  • Chautauqua County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Chautauqua County, New York. Official Website History Most of Chautauqua County was held by the Erie people prior to the Beaver Wars in the 1650s. French forces traversed the territory beginning in 1615. The Seneca Nation conquered the territory during the Beaver Wars and held it through the next century until siding with the B...

  • Green-Wood Cemetery

    Wikipedia Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Kings County, New York. It was granted National Historic Landmark status in 2006 by the U.S. Department of the Interior.Located in Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn, it lies several blocks southwest of Prospect Park, between Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, Kensington, and Sunset Park. Paul Goldberger in The New York T...

  • Steamburg Cemetery, Cold Spring, Cattaraugus, New York

    Steamburg Cemetery is located in the town of Cold Spring, Cattaraugus, New York. It incorporates the Steamburg Cemetery as well as cemeteries and their plots which were relocated due to the Kinzua Dam Project. "Burials from the following cemeteries were relocated to Steamburg Cemetery in 1964 as part of the Kinzua Resevoir construction: GREENWOOD CEMETERY 1863-1964 from Red House (451 graves) ...

  • Andes Cemetery, Andes, New York

    Andes Cemetery is located in picturesque Andes, Delaware County, New York. The cemetery was incorporated in 1905. The earliest grave, however, was dug in 1805. Andes Cemetery is still operating in present day New York State. Find a Grave DCNY History

  • Riverside Cemetery, Kennedy, Chautauqua, New York.

    Riverside Cemetery is located in Kennedy and the township of Poland, Chautauqua, New York. Civil War Roll of Honor for Town of Poland, Chautauqua County, New York Those buried at Riverside Cemetery, Kennedy: Orrin Abbott Charles Akins Liberty Andrews Alonzo Bain Ebenezer Baldwin William Baldwin Leroy Baxter Erastus Bemis Oscar Billings Albert Bush Levi Campbell Newell Cheney James Clark ...

  • Myrtle Cemetery, Poland, Chautauqua, New York

    Myrtle Cemetery is located in Poland, Chautauqua, New York. Also known as Mud Creek Cemetery and Clarks Corners Cemetery, Myrtle Cemetery rests on a knoll and borders the town of Kennedy, New York. Though this small cemetery was established in 1877, burials date from the 1820s. There are many interred here, who served their country; representing service from the American Revolutionary War thro...

  • Essex County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Essex County, New York.= Official Website =When counties were established in the state of New York in 1683, the present Essex County was part of Albany County. On March 12, 1772, what was left of Albany County was split into three parts, one remaining under the name Albany County. One of the other pieces, Charlotte County, contained ...

  • Albany County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Albany County, New York. Official Website Overview Albany County is a county in the state of New York , in the United States. Its northern border is formed by the Mohawk River, at its confluence with the Hudson River, which is on the east. The county seat is Albany, the state capital of New York. As originally established by the...

  • Clarkson University

    Wikipedia =Clarkson University is a private research university with its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in New York State's Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. It was founded in 1896 and has an enrollment of about 4,300 students studying toward bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in each of its schools or institutes: the Inst...

  • Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cheektowaga, New York

    Mount Calvary Cemetery is located within the Cheektowaga Cemetery Complex, along the west side of Harlem Rd (State Highway 240), on the north side of the intersection with Kensington Expy (State Highway 33) in Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York. Mount Calvary Cemetery originally started out as United German & French Roman Catholic Cemetery , founded in 1859. In 1982, the cemetery was split int...

  • Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, Queens County, New York

    Maple Grove Cemetery resides in Kew Gardens, Queens County, New York. This historic cemetery includes graves from the late 1780s and is an active cemetery at present. "Maple Grove Cemetery was established by a group of six Brooklyn businessmen in 1875 - late in the period of rural cemetery development. Until that time most rural cemeteries were created through the purchase of large tracts of l...

  • Brooklyn, New York (Kings County)

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Kings County, New York. History Although Brooklyn has been a borough of New York City for more than a century, it had a long and illustrious history as an independent city until that time. In 1890, the last census before it was annexed, Brooklyn ranked as the fourth largest city in the United States.The first settlement in what is no...

  • Queens, New York (Queens County)

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Queens or Queens County, New York. Queens is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is the largest borough of New York City in area and is adjacent to the borough of Brooklyn at the western end of Long Island, with Nassau County to the east. Queens also shares water borders with ...

  • The Bronx, New York (Bronx County)

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in The Bronx, Bronx County, New York. History & Etymology Early Names The Bronx was called Rananchqua by the native Siwanoy band of Lenape (also known historically as the Delawares), while other Native Americans knew the Bronx as Keskeskeck. It was divided by the Aquahung River. The origin of Jonas Bronck (c. 1600–43) has been con...

  • Steuben County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Steuben County, New York. Official Website The county was created in 1796 and was named in honor of Baron von Steuben, a Prussian general who fought on the American side in the American Revolutionary War, though it is not pronounced the same. There is no direct link between Baron von Steuben and modern Steuben County, which he neve...

  • Cedar Hill Cemetery - Port Jefferson, NY

    Cedar Hill Cemetery is located in Port Jefferson, Suffolk, New York. Established in 1859, the cemetery is large and resides on a hill: "Cedar Hill Cemetery occupies a commanding site on one of the highest hills just a little south of the Harbor of Port Jefferson. The Cedar Hill Cemetery Association was formed March 30th 1859. In April of that year thirteen acres, to be used as a cemetery, were ...

  • Buffalo, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buffalo, New York.= Official Website = Overview Buffalo is the county seat of Erie County and is on the border of Canada and the United States and, thus, is a major corridor for commerce and transportation.The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois tribe and later by French colonizers. The c...

  • Eden Valley Cemetery, Eden, Erie County, New York

    Eden Valley Cemetery resides in Eden, Erie County, New York. This small cemetery has burials from the 1810s through to 2013. Though inactive, Eden Valley is a well maintained cemetery. Gowanda State Road (US 62) Eden, New York, 14057 USA Coordinates: 42.68036, -78.87173

  • Cold Springs Cemetery - Lockport, NY

    "Cold Springs Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Lockport in Niagara County, New York. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. A lovely example of a Victorian rural cemetery, Cold Springs Cemetery was crucial in the development of the City and Town of Lockport, New York in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, thus making Cold Springs the oldest cemetery in ...

  • Niagara County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Niagara County, New York.= Official Website =Niagara County was created in 1808 and its name is from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra; meaning the strait or thunder of waters. Adjacent Counties & Provinces * Genesee County * Erie County * Province of Ontario * Orleans County Settlements, Towns, Hamlets & Reservations Barker | Cambria | Ga...

  • Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, Steuben County, New York

    Elmwood Cemetery resides in Caton, Steuben County, New York. This picturesque cemetery was joined with the original United Methodist Cemetery, attached to the church nearby. Burials began in the 1820s and Elmwood is an active cemetery. "Elmwood Cemetery is located on the eastern edge of Caton village center, along the south side of Hendy Hollow Rd (State Highway 225), about 1,000 feet west of ...

  • Elmwood Cemetery - Preble, NY

    Elmwood Cemetery rests among the hills in Preble, Cortland, New York. This is a large cemetery and has been serving the community since 1868.

  • Tompkins County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Tompkins County, New York. Official Website On April 7, 1817, Tompkins County was created and was named after then US Vice-President and former New York Governor Daniel Tompkins. Tompkins almost certainly never visited the county named for him. Adjacent Counties Cayuga County Cortland County Tioga County Chemung County...

  • Chemung County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Chemung County, New York.= Official Website = History Chemung County was formed from 520 square miles of Tioga County in 1836. In 1854, Chemung County was divided and 110 square miles became Schuyler County, reducing Chemung to 410 square miles, its current size.In the late 1870s, the Greenback Party became prominent in Chemung and n...

  • Lock Pit Cemetery, Clyde, New York

    Located on a winding road South East of the bridge which crosses the N.Y.C.R.R., East of Clyde Village in Wayne County, New York. On Route 31 east out of Clyde, make a right onto Brown Road, then turn left onto Lockpit Road and follow it around the bend. The cemetery will be about three tenths of a mile up the road on the left hand side, just after Farmer's Road heading into their field. Fin...

  • Washington County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived, died or are buried in Washington County, New York. Official Wesbite The county was created in 1772 and named for U.S. President George Washington. Adjacent Counties Essex County Addison County Warren County Saratoga County Rensselaer County Bennington County, Vermont Rutland County, Vermont

  • Manhattan College

    Wikipedia =Manhattan College is a private, independent, Roman Catholic, liberal arts college located in the Bronx, New York City, United States. After originally being established in 1853 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools (De La Salle Christian Brothers) as an academy for day students, Manhattan College was officially incorporated as an institution of higher education through a charter g...

  • New York State Legislature

    The New York State Legislature is the two houses that act as the state legislature of the U.S. state of New York. The New York Constitution does not designate an official term for the two houses together. It says only that "legislative power is vested in the senate and assembly." The session laws are published in the official Laws of New York.The permanent laws of a general nature are codified ...

  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, New York

    Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira, Chemung County, New York "Woodlawn was chartered by the State of New York in 1858. The cemetery was designed by noted architect Howard Daniels, using the “rural cemetery” concept which created park-like cemeteries. Its paths and avenues wind through hills and wooded areas with towering trees, family plots, mausoleums, lovely marble sculptures and hand carved memori...

  • Manhattan, New York (New York County)

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Manhattan, New York County, New York.Manhattan, known regionally as the City, is the most densely populated and geographically smallest of the five boroughs of New York City. It is the urban core of the New York metropolitan area, and coextensive with New York County, one of the original counties of the U.S. state of New York. Manhatt...

  • Monroe County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, New York.Established in 1821, the county is named for James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States. It is not to be confused with the town of Monroe in Orange County. Adjacent Counties * Livingston County * Genesee County * Orleans County * Ontario County * Wayne County Cities, Towns, Hamlets & Communities Ada...

  • Cortland County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Cortland County, New York.= Official Website = History Located in the glaciated Appalachian Plateau area of Central New York, midway between Syracuse and Binghamton, this predominantly rural county is the southeastern gateway to the Finger Lakes Region. Scattered archaeological evidence indicates the Iroquois also known as the Hauden...

  • United States Military Academy (Notable Graduates)

    United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, The Academy, or simply, The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York. The academy sits on scenic high ground overlooking the Hudson River, 50 miles (80 km) north of New York City. The entire central campus is a national landmark and home to scores of historic s...

  • Wayne County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wayne County, New York. Official Website History The county was created on April 11, 1823 and is named in honor of General Anthony Wayne, an American Revolutionary War hero and American statesman. War of 1812 Two small skirmishes were fought in the county during the War of 1812: one in Sodus in June 1813,[8] and the other in ...

  • Kendall Flats Cemetery, Cattaraugus County, New York

    Kendall Flats Cemetery is located in the town of Leon in Cattaraugus County, New York. This small burying ground was a family cemetery with burials from the 1830s through the 1930s. Though well maintained by the town of Leon, Kendall Flats is no longer an active cemetery. Bailey Hill Rd.,, Town of Leon, NY Cattaraugus County, New York, USA Coordinates: 42.31632, -78.95461

  • Amenia Island Cemetery, Amenia, New York

    This project is for those buried in Amenia Island Cemetery, Amenia, Dutchess County, New York. Find a Grave RootsWeb

  • South Napoli Cemetery, Napoli, Cattaraugus, New York

    South Napoli Cemetery is also known as Napoli Corners Cemetery. It is under and cared for by the Napoli Cemetery Association.

  • Rensselaer County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Rensselaer County, New York. Official Website The area that is now Rensselaer County was inhabited by the Algonquian-speaking Mohican Indian tribe at the time of European encounter. Kiliaen van Rensselaer, a Dutch jeweler and merchant, purchased the area in 1630 and incorporated it in his patroonship Rensselaerswyck. (It was part ...

  • Vassar College

    Wikipedia Vassar College (/ˈvæsər/ VASS-ər) is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in the town of Poughkeepsie, New York, in the United States. Founded in 1861 by Matthew Vassar, it was the first degree-granting institution of higher education for women in the United States. It became coeducational in 1969, and now has a gender ratio at the national average. The school is one of th...

  • Nassau County, New York (Long Island)

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nassau County, New York.= Official Website = Overview Nassau County is situated on western Long Island, bordering New York City's borough of Queens to the west, and Suffolk County to the east. It is the most densely populated and second-most populous county in New York State outside of New York City, with which it maintains extensive ...

  • Juilliard School

    The Juilliard School located in the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City, is a performing arts conservatory established in 1905. It is informally referred to as Juilliard. The school annually trains about 850 undergraduate and graduate students in dance, drama, and music. It is widely regarded as one of the world's leading music schools, with...

  • Irish in New York

    Irish in New York==The aim of this project is to created a genealogical collection of profiles for Irish who settled in New York, this project includes all boroughs.The secondary aim of this project is to connect the Irish New Yorkers to their place or origin in Ireland. ==About the Irish in New York==The Irish community is one of New York's major and important ethnic groups, and has been a ...

  • Forest Lawn Cemetery - Buffalo, NY

    Forest Lawn Cemetery of Buffalo, Erie, New York also incorporates Lakeside Cemetery of Hamburg, Erie, New York. One of the area's largest cemeteries, Forest Lawn has over 165,000 burials. Many of it's more famous residents were politicians and entertainers as well as a few distinguished, Native Americans. Famous Graves Millard Fillmore 13th President of the USA Thirteenth Presi...

  • Otsego County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Otsego County, New York. Official Website Otsego County was officially established on February 16, 1791. The name Otsego is from a Mohawk or Oneida word meaning "place of the rock." Adjacent Counties Herkimer County Montgomery County Schoharie County Delaware County Chenango County Madison County Oneida County

  • Schoharie County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Schoharie County, New York. Official Website History The large territory of the county (much of upstate and western New York) was long occupied by the Mohawk Nation and, to the west, the other four tribes of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (increased to six with the migration of the Tuscarora from the South to New York in 1722). A...

  • New York City Portal

    This project is the portal or master project for New York City. This project will include or link to sub-projects on New York City history and genealogy, AFTER 1674. Prior to 1674, see the New Amsterdam projects . New York Projects State of New York The Bronx Manhattan Brooklyn Queens Staten Island

  • St. Lawrence County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in St. Lawrence County, New York. Official Website St. Lawrence County is part of Macomb's Purchase of 1791 and was established in 1802. The county is named for the Saint Lawrence River, which in turn was named for the Christian saint Lawrence of Rome, on whose feast day the river was visited by French explorer Jacques Cartier. On Se...

  • Montgomery County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, New York.= Official Website =This area was occupied by the Mohawk Indians for hundreds of years prior to European colonization. Many warriors allied with the British during the war. When the British lost, they ceded all the Iroquois territory of the Six Nations (the Tuscarora had joined the confederacy in the 18th ...

  • Allegany County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Allegany County, New York. Official Website Overview Allegany County is a county in the southern tier of the U.S. state of New York . Its name derives from a Lenape word, applied by European-American settlers of Western New York State to a trail that followed the Allegheny River; they also named the county after this. The count...

  • All Saints Cemetery, Great Neck, New York

    The cemetery is located on 855 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck, Nassau County, New York. Find a Grave

  • Mount Hope Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara, New York

    Mount Hope Cemetery is also known as Mount Hope Burial Ground. Located on the north side of Upper Mountain Road on Tuscarora Reservation between Green Road and Garlow Road on private property. Many graves are marked with wooden or iron crosses. Some records of burials from Lewiston death records and Dr. Huggins records. As this land is on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation, there is no deed for...

  • Cayuga County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cayuga County, New York.= Official Website = History When counties were established in the Province of New York in 1683, the present Cayuga County was part of Albany County. This was an enormous county, including the northern part of the present state of New York and all of the present state of Vermont and, in theory, extending westwa...

  • Seneca County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Seneca County, New York. Official Website The county was created in 1804 and the name comes from the Seneca Nation of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) who occupied part of the region. Adjacent Counties Cayuga County Tompkins County Schuyler County Yates County Ontario County Wayne County Towns & Hamlets

  • Founders of the town of East Hampton

    Founders of the town of East Hampton Please add profiles to project of the people in bold below, and also, hyperlink them. Beginning in 1648 as a tiny English settlement, caught in turmoil during the American Revolution, and then languishing in splendid, self-sufficient isolation for more than a century, the Town of East Hampton became in the development-mad 20th century an international resor...

  • Early settlers of the town of Southold

    Early settlers of the town of Southold on Long Island Please add profiles listed below to the project, and also link them in the index. Feel free to add all early town residents. Southold, Southampton, and East Hampton New Netherland Institute - Eastern Long Island In 1640, a group of "straitened" English pioneers left the town of Lynn in the Massachusetts Bay colony in search of land a...

  • Liverpool Cemetery, Liverpool, New York

    This is an historic cemetery located in Liverpool, Onondaga County, New York. It was established about 1846. Before then, residents of Liverpool buried their dead where Johnson Park now sits (Oswego St & Tulip St). They were later reinterred to this cemetery. Many of these reinterments were bodies that could not be identified. They were buried in the cemetery, along the top of the hill, which b...

  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, New York

    Woodlawn Cemetery located in Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, was established in 1881. It is a non-denominational, non-for-profit cemetery serving the people of Central New York. It has almost 70 in-ground burial sections, 4 mausoleums, several large family plots and anonymous urn sections. The four above ground burial places are Garden of Peace, Court of Faith, Eternal Light, and Sunset Ch...

  • Alger Cemetery, Hume, Allegany, New York

    Alger Cemetery is located in the Town of Hume, Allegany, New York. The earliest graves date from the 1820s. Alger is an active, well maintained cemetery. The Town of Hume is located in the picturesque Genesee River Valley. This area was the site of the former, Seneca Caneadea Indian Reservation.

  • State of New York

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . = New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. New York is the 27th most extensive, the 3rd most populous, and the 7th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The history of New York begins around 10,000 BCE, when the first Native Americans arrived. By 1100 CE, New York's main tribes, the Iroquoian and Algonquian culture...

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  • Allegany County, New York - Cemeteries

    Alfred Alfred East Valley Cemetery Alfred Rural Cemetery Cartwright Cemetery Cnoc Na Clachan Cemetery East Valley Cemetery Lee Cemetery Maplewood Cemetery Pierce Cemetery Railroad Valley Cemetery Allen Allen Cemetery Allen Center Cemetery Basswood Hill Cemetery Jones Family Cemetery Knoll Road Cemetery Perry Cemetery White Cemetery Alma Allentown ...

  • Alfred Rural Cemetery, Alfred, New York

    This cemetery is a large, active and well maintained cemetery located between the Village of Alfred and settlement of Alfred Station, New York, in Allegany County. Find a Grave Allegany County Historical Society Roots Web

  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Center Moriches, New York

    This project is for those buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Center Moriches, Suffolk County, New York. The cemetery was created in 1879 and is located in a quiet, suburban area of Long Island. Official Website Find a Grave

  • Syracuse, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Syracuse, New York. Official Website Syracuse is the county seat of Onondoga County. It was named after the Greek city of Syracuse. Early History The Syracuse area was first seen by Europeans when French missionaries arrived in the 1600s. A group of Jesuit priests, soldiers, and coureurs des bois (including Pierre Esprit Radisso...

  • Onondaga County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Onondaga County, New York.= Official Website =The county was established in 1794. The name Onondaga derives from the name of the Native American tribe who lived in this area at the time of European contact, one of the original Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee. They called themselves (autonym) Onoda'gega, sometimes spelled Onontakeka....

  • Herkimer County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Herkimer County, NY.Herkimer County is named after Brig. Gen. Nicholas Herkimer It was formed from parts of Montgomery, Otsego and Tioga counties. Cities, Towns and Communities: * +Denotes county seatBeaver Hamlet - Cold Brook - Columbia - Danube - Dolgeville - Eagle Bay - Fairfield - Frankfort - German Flatts - +Herkimer - Ilion - J...

  • Barnard College

    Wikipedia =Barnard College is a private women's liberal arts college in the United States and one of the Seven Sisters. Founded in 1889, it has been affiliated with Columbia University since 1900. Barnard's 4-acre (1.6 ha) campus stretches along Broadway between 116th and 120th Streets in the Morningside Heights neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, in New York City. It is directly across B...

  • Jefferson County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, New York.= Official Website =Jefferson County is part of Macomb's Purchase of 1791 and was split off from Oneida County in 1805. It was named after Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States of America.The United States Army's 10th Mountain Division is based at Fort Drum. Adjacent Counties & Provinces * ...

  • Alden Evergreen Cemetery, Alden, New York

    This was the first cemetery established in Alden, circa 1813. The oldest tombstone is dated November 1819. It is located on Route 20, on the south side of road, near plaza and railroad tracks, west of town. Address: Alden Evergreen Cemetery Inc., 13292 Mapleridge Alden, Erie County, New York 14004 Find a Grave

  • Orange County, New York

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Orange County, New York. Official Website Orange County was officially established on November 1, 1683, when the Province of New York was divided into twelve counties. Each of these was named to honor a member of the British royal family, and Orange County took its name from the Prince of Orange, who subsequently became King Willi...

  • The Albany Academy

    Wikipedia The Albany Academy is an independent college preparatory day school for boys in Albany, New York, USA, enrolling students from Preschool (age 3) to Grade 12. It was established in 1813 by a charter signed by Mayor Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer and the city council of Albany. In July 2007, the administrative teams of The Albany Academy and Albany Academy for Girls merged into The Al...

  • New Amsterdam - Immigrants

    < BACK . Only add people within the 1621-1674 date limits VOLUNTEER SERVICE... Struggling with the New Netherland records? A Dutch word you don't understand? An abbreviation that puzzles you? Try find an answer on the International Dutch Portal with Dutch speaking Geni-users - or CLICK HERE to post your question. . Objective This project functions as a 'repository' for the immigran...

  • Little Valley Rural Cemetery, Little Valley, Cattaraugus, New York

    Little Valley Rural Cemetery is located in the village of Little Valley, Cattaraugus, New York.

  • Steuben County, New York - Cemeteries

    Addison Addison Rural Cemetery Allen Hill Cemetery Baldwin Burying Grounds Crane Family Farm Cemetery Jones-Erwin Cemetery Maple Cemetery Old Catholic Cemetery Pinnacle Cemetety Rural Cemetery Saint Catherine's Cemetery Adrian Adrian Cemetery Arkport Arkport Heritage Hill Cemetery Davie Family Cemetery Stahl Brothers Cemetery Avoca Avoca Antler ...

  • Orleans County, New York - Cemeteries

    Under Construction Albion Annis Cemetery Christ Church Cemetery County Home Burial Ground Gregory Cemetery Long Farm Cemetery Mount Albion Cemetery Saint Joseph's Cemetery- New Tanner Cemetery Union Cemetery Barre Myrtle Hill Cemetery Orleans County Alms Poor House and Cemetery Pine Hill Cemetery Barre Center Barre Center Cemetery East Barre Cemetery ...

  • Livingston County, New York - Cemeteries

    Under Construction Avon Avon Cemetery Avon Muslim Cemetery Bronson Hill Cemetery Dutch Hollow Cemetery East Avon Cemetery LittleVille Cemetery Old Baptist Cemetery Pole Bridge/Johnson Cemetery Saint Agnes Cemetery South Avon Cemetery Caledonia Caledonia Rural Cemetery Gilbert Mill Cemetery Saint Columba Parish Cemetery Wadsworth Street Farm Cemetery War o...

  • Genesee County, New York - Cemeteries

    Alabama/Basom Alabama Cemetery Austin Farm Cemetery Baptist Church Cemetery (Tonawanda Seneca Indian Reservation) Basom Plot Chicken Big-Fire Cemetery (Tonwanda Seneca Indian Reservation) Council House/Long House Cemetery (Tonawanda Seneca Indian Reservation) Four Corners Cemetery (Tonawanda Seneca Indian Reservation) Nichols Cemetery Peter's Family Plot (Tonawanda Seneca In...

  • Niagara County, New York - Cemeteries

    Appleton Appleton Cemetery Barker County Line Cemetery Quaker Cemetery Saint Patricks Cemetery Bergholtz Holy Ghost Cemetery Saint Jacobis Lutheran Cemetery Saint James Lutheran Church Cemetery Saint Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (Walmore) Ward/Lockport Road Cemetery Cambria/Pekin Budd/Northeast Cambria Union ...

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