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- 1. Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's 
- Silas Jones' name does not appear in the real estate tax records from 1779
to 1789 for any of the Albany County tax districts, which are included in
present day Saratoga County, NY.
Here is a very brief explanation of the municipal subdivisions in present
day Saratoga County which may be helpful.
Europeans appear to have first applied the name "Saratoga" to a land patent
which was granted to seven patentees. It included land on both sides of
Next the name was applied to colonial set
- 2. Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's 
- I would also be extremely interested in a response to this as well. I get so confused when trying to figure out who was where when and it was called what, was located where,......????????? I agree with you Susi. I have found myself with the same issue as you. I'm confused! And get so totally lost while researching in New York State.
susi c pentico wrote: I was at the Carlsbad Library today and scoured 9 books on Saratoga
County NY. I was almost stunned to read how far these
- 3. [NYSARATO] Revised Northeastern New York Genealogical Society Meetin 
- Northeastern New York Genealogical Society meeting is being held Monday, Jan. 21, 2008, at the Church of the King, 685 Bay Road, Queensbury, NY, at 7 PM. This church is located on the west side of the street, across from Adirondack Community College. The entrance is in the rear and there is plenty of parking. The program following the meeting will be "Tracing a Family's Migration: A Sharing Sesson for Members". This is a free program and open to the public.
Refreshments will follow the program.
- 4. [NYSARATO] More naturalizations online 
- I have added the rest of the actual pages of the Rensselaer Co. Troy
Justice Court, Naturalization Index, covering Sept 1868 to Nov 1869.
There are links to them on the Troy section of my website (URL below my
name). When you get one of the pages, the images are small but if you
click on them, they get very large and are easier to read. Plus, you
can save the image and print it for your files. Information on each
page give name of person taking the citizenship oath, the day they filed
- 5. Re: [NYSARATO] James Milligan 
- A man named James Milligan was listed as a taxpayer in the Saratoga Tax
District on the October 23, 1779 tax list.
His name also appears on the following tax lists:
a) 1786 Saratoga - North
b) 1787 Saratoga - North
c) 1788 Saratoga - North
The "Saratoga - North" list was comprised of Saratoga Tax District
residents, who lived north of the Fishkill (a/k/a Fish Creek) on the
west bank of the Hudson River and north of the Batten kill on the east
bank of the Hudson River.
According to Heritage Ques
- 6. [NYSARATO] vital records indexes 
- Now if we upstaters could only get the indexes for New York City and the boroughs!
Nancy Johnsen Curran
Genealogy research and photography in the capital region of New York State
- 7. Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's 
- Historic geography can be confusing, to say the least. I own a copy "New
York: Atlas of Historical County Boundaries" by Kathryn Ford Thorne. So if
you have specific questions regarding other counties, please contact me off
list and I'll do my best to answer them.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Heather Gray"
Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:02 AM
Subject: Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's
>I would also be extremely interested i
- 8. [NYSARATO] Rockwell - Swan before 1823 
- Does anyone have information regarding the marriage of Sarah ROCKWELL
SWAN, daughter of Joseph ROCKWELL of Malta, and mentioned in his will
in 1823, transcribed in the Saratoga County USGenWeb archives by Scott
Who was her husband and what was the date of their marriage?
Thanks for any help.
- 9. Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's 
- Further on this, counties in New York are (or can be) divided only into
Towns, or Cities, or Indian reservations...Villages, hamlets or CDA's are
not governments, per se..
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Subject: Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's
This has been an interesting discussion but I have not seen a r
- 10. Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's 
- This has been an interesting discussion but I have not seen a real
explaination about town vs township vs village, hamlet or city. In New York
State towns are legal subdivisions of counties. Towns are created by the
state legislature and are usually named after a village or hamlet that
falls within their boundaries. Yes, town boundaries do change over time
just as county and state boundaries have changed over time.
In central New York State after the Revolutionary War land was given to
veterans for war se
- 11. Re: [NYSARATO] More naturalizations online 
- Pat contact me I may be able to help if it's not to computerized
for me to understand. Shirley has done it so maybe she can explain it
to me. Susi
On Jan 2, 2008, at 2:53 PM, Pat Connors wrote:
> I have added the rest of the actual pages of the Rensselaer Co. Troy
> Justice Court, Naturalization Index, covering Sept 1868 to Nov 1869.
> There are links to them on the Troy section of my website (URL
> below my
> name). When you get one of the pages, the images are small but if you
> click on them,
- 12. [NYSARATO] Dorthea Brownell items 
- check out eBay item 360017130186 -
Dorthea Brownell of Saratoga Springs
- 13. [NYSARATO] Perkins-Dixon marriage Jan 1901 
- "The marriage of George W. Perkins and Miss Myrtle E. Dixon both popular young people of this place, occurred at Green Island, Saturday evening last. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. Henning, a friend of the bride's family. The Standard joins a host of friends in congratulations and best wishes."
Transcribed from the microfilm copy of the Schuylerville Standard 16 January 1901 at the Schuylerville Public Library by Pat Peck
- 14. [NYSARATO] Henry ROGERS died in 1886 
- Subject: Henry ROGERS died in 1886
DEANS CORNERS, Sept. 20.
"A sad accident ocurred at the narrows last Friday, resulting in the death of Henry Rogers, who has long been toll-keeper at the bridge. A gentleman from New York, who was out hunting, accidentally discharged his gun, by striking the butt end against the bridge, the charge entering the bowels of Mr. Rogers, who was standing near. He lived only ten minutes."
Transcribed from the microfilm copy of the September 22, 1886 Schuylerville Standard at
- 15. [NYSARATO] Haritage Hunters 
- Heritage Hunters will meet at 1PM, Saturday, Jan.19th at the Saratoga
Springs Public Library on Henry Street. The program is "Maximize Your Use of
Libraries for Your Genealogical Research". The group will explore ways to use any
library for genealogical and historical research with hands on activities in
the library itself. The meeting is free and open to the public
**************Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay in shape.
- 16. [NYSARATO] ATTENTION DAVE gw@worldnet 
- Hi, would the Dave who use to have email address with worldnet.att.net, please write to me off list, firstname.lastname@example.org
To the listers, please forgive me for being off topic to try to contact Dave this way.
- 17. [NYSARATO] Mrs. Wm. Crosby died in Granville in 1886 
- Sent: Friday, January 18, 2008 6:07 PM
Subject: Mrs. Wm. Crosby died in Granville in 1886
"John Pratt and wife, Lesie Potter wife, and C. B. Hoag and wife went to Granville, Thursday, Sept. 9, to attend the funeral of Mrs. Wm. Crosby, sister of Mrs. Potter and Mrs. Pratt. Mrs. Crosby was well known in this community, and was highly respected by all who knew her. She leaves a husbanc and two young children to mourn their loss."
Transcribed from the microfilm copy of the September 22, 1886 Schuylerville
- 18. [NYSARATO] Moody Bibles 
- Thank you, Pat Peck, for the two Moody bible extracts.
Although one of the names is identical with my GGGM, the
dates and husband and children are not, so I'll just add
them to my database and see if they connect later.
Your efforts on behalf of others has been observed on the
nysarato list. Well done!
- 19. [NYSARATO] RENSSELAER COUNTY MARRIAGE INDEX - VOl. IV & V 
- ----- Original Message -----
From: Bill & Cathy McGrath
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 3:43 PM
Subject: RENSSELAER COUNTY MARRIAGE INDEX - VOl. IV & V
ANNOUNCING NEW DATABASE
VOL. IV & VOL. V - MARRIAGE INDEX
RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK
APRIL 1920 - JANUARY 1924
In addition to the Troy Irish Genealogy Society mailing list, this message is also being sen
- 20. [NYSARATO] Matthew DOUGAN died 1886 
- Subject: Matthew DOUGAN died 1886
"Lewis Potter and family and John Pratt and family were called to Granville again, to attend the funeral of their brother-in-law, Matthew Dougan. Mr. Dougan died last Friday morning, after a short illness of paralysis of the brain. Ther funeral services were held yesterday, at his late residence near Middle Granville. Mr. Dougan has been a resident and owner of the old Captain Marshall farm in Easton for several years. He purchased another farm in Granville last sprin
- 21. Re: [NYSARATO] Towns in NY State 
- If anyone has access to French's Gazetteer for New York State, 1860,
that is an excellent place to learn the names of towns and see what
villages, etc. are in each one, or were up to 1860. I was able to buy a
paperback copy many years ago and have treasured it ever since. A
better index was published some time later as well and I was able to get
P.S. Blackwell wrote:
> The state of New York has towns, no "townships" as do other states...
> Marcellus, Skaneateles, Camillus, et
- 22. Re: [NYSARATO] Saratoga History 1770's to 18 30's 
- Leslie, All, thank you. I have dug in Washington, Saratoga and
Rensselaer for 30 years. I still stumble in determining what is
where. I hope all of your suggestions will help all of us struggling
to understand this system. I also thankyou for the list of Silas
JONES data. I have most of my direct line from him just missing a
cog. Since the birth took place prior to Albany Co making changes
and references some times use old terms of areas and references are
sometimes used for new terms o
- 23. [NYSARATO] Kratzer/Moody Bible 
- Kratzer/Moody Family Bible
The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments. Published by the Amiercan Bible Society, New York, 1866. Inscription of front page: "Jacob Kratzer Greenfield Saratoga Co NY Nov 28th 1867". This leather-covered Bible measures 7" x 4 =" and contains 4 family record pages and notations on the page facing the first family record page. Transcribed in January 2008 by Pat Peck
Facing family record page 1:
Jacob Kratzer Died Aug. 23 1933 9:30 a.m. Saratoga Spgs. N.Y.
- 24. [NYSARATO] Fw: John Harrigan funeral in Schuylerville Standard 1901 
- ----- Original Message -----
From: Pat Peck
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2008 4:58 PM
Subject: John Harrigan funeral in Schuylerville Standard 1901
"The funeral of John Harrigan was held from Closson's undertaking rooms, Thursday afternoon at two o'clock, Rev. W. H. Randall officiated. The burial was made in the old cemetery on North Broadway."
Transcribed from the microfilm copy of the Schuylerville Standard 6 February 1901 at the Schuylerville Public Library by Pat Peck
- 25. [NYSARATO] Meeting January 21, 2008 
- ANNOUNCEMENTS - NEXT MEETING
Date (Monday) January 21, 2008 at 7 PM
Church of the King
685 Bay Road
The Church is located on the west side of the street, right across from Adirondack Community College.
The entrance is in the rear and there is plenty of parking.
ELECTION OF 2008 0FFICERS
'TRACING A FAMILY'S MIGRATION: A SHARING SESSON FOR ME
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