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Released November 20!

Pine Family Account Books, Rye, Westchester County, 1794-1832

Location
Westchester County
Collection Category
Account Books
Digitize New York
Collection Type
Image Browse
Body

This collection of manuscript images dated from 1794 to 1832 includes a shop ledger, account book, and cipher book belonging to James Pine of Rye, New York. Shop Ledger of James Pine This title is dated from 1794 and is James Pine's shop ledger. Goods like rum, tobacco, and sugar are frequently...

Released March 06!

Pine Plains, Round Top Lutheran Church, 1760–1788

Location
Dutchess County
Collection Category
Religious Records
Collection Type
Image Browse
Creator
Vosburgh, Royden Woodward
Body

This collection contains births and baptisms from 1760 to 1788, and communicants from 1763-1788. Births and Baptisms, 1760 to 1788 Communicants, 1763 to 1788 View the full file. This collection was edited by Royden Woodward Vosburgh.

Released September 21!

Pioneer History of Orleans County, New York

Location
Orleans County
Collection Category
County Histories
Collection Type
OCR
Creator
Arad Thomas
Body

Written by Arad Thomas and printed by H. A. Bruner of Albion, New York, in 1871. Subtitle, in full: "Containing Some Account of the Civil Divisions of Western New York, with Brief Biographical Notices of Early Settlers, and of the Hardships and Privations They Endured, the Organization of the Towns...

Released February 27!

Presbyterian Church of Greenville, 1789–1855

Location
Greene County
Collection Category
Religious Records
Collection Type
Image Browse
Creator
Vosburgh, Royden Woodward
Body

These records include baptisms, marriages, and church members from 1789 to 1824. The collection also includes abstracts from church minutes and church history. Introduction Baptisms, 1789–1824 Marriages, 1789–1824 Church Members, 1789–1824 Abstracts from the Minutes Register of Deacons and Elders...

Released March 02!

Province and State of New York Admin Bond Abstracts, 1753 - 1799

Location
New York City
Collection Category
Wills & Probate
Collection Type
OCR
Body

The Duke Laws of 1664 gave the state the power to administer the authentication of wills and managing the estates of people who did not write wills before their death. In the coming century, the laws regarding the probate of wills were altered in how they were supervised. As a result, we have documents that contain a great deal of information for readers looking for genealogical information.

Released February 18!

Putnam County Cemetery Records

Location
Putnam County
Collection Category
Cemetery
Collection Type
OCR
Body

Transcribed gravestones inscriptions from cemeteries in Putnam County, New York. Researchers can search these records by text and can browse digital images. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery.

Released February 18!

Queens County Cemetery Records

Location
Queens County
Collection Category
Cemetery
Collection Type
Image Browse
Body

Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Queens County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery.

Released May 01!

Queens County Religious Records

Location
Queens County
Collection Category
Religious Records
Collection Type
OCR
Creator
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Body

Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Queens County, New York. Researchers can search these records by text and can browse digital images. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church.

Released February 18!

Queens County, Marriage & Death Abstracts, 1847 - 1870

Location
Queens County
Collection Category
Newspapers
Collection Type
Image Browse
Body

This collection contains abstracted marriage and death information from in and around the vicinity of Queens county as well as parts of what we now consider Nassau county. These records span from 1847 to 1870. The newspapers this information came from is unknown, although some of it may have been gathered from the Flushing Journal.

Released January 23!

Records of the Congregational Church at Elbridge, N.Y.

Location
Onondaga County
Collection Category
Religious Records
Collection Type
Image Browse
Body

This collection contains church membership records, including deaths, as well as an index. The microfilm was taken from a copy of the original records by W. Herbert Wood. Records of the Congregational Church at Elbridge, New York

Released February 27!

Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Caughnawaga, vol. 1

Location
Montgomery County
Collection Category
Religious Records
Collection Type
Image Browse
Creator
Vosburgh, Royden Woodward
Body

This collection is a transcribed index of records from the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Caughnawaga. Baptisms, Late 18th Century View the full collection. This collection was edited by Royden Woodward Vosburgh.

Released February 18!

Rensselaer County Cemetery Records

Location
Rensselaer County
Collection Category
Cemetery
Collection Type
Image Browse
Body

Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Rensselaer County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery.

Released February 18!

Rensselaer County Religious Records

Location
Rensselaer County
Collection Category
Religious Records
Collection Type
Text & Images
Body

Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Rensselaer County, New York. Some volumes are searchable, others can only be browsed by image. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church.

Released February 22!

Residents of Onondaga County in 1803 Subscribing to "Introduction to English Grammar"

Location
Onondaga County
Collection Category
Directories
Collection Type
Image Browse
Body

Residents of Onondaga County provides a list of names and corresponding towns for the year 1803 who were also subscribers to "Introduction to English Grammar" by Hezekiah Munsell Jr. During the 19th century, for subject books of this nature, subscribers would sometimes pay an author or bookseller to...

Released January 08!

Revolutionary Soldiers Resident or Dying in Onondaga County, N.Y.

Location
Onondaga County
Collection Category
County Histories
Collection Type
OCR
Body

This book was prepared by Reverend W. M. Beauchamp and published in April 1912 by the Onondaga Historical Society. It contains information on soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War, including the names and dates of birth and death of the soldiers and family members, cities they resided in, and...