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From: "Jan Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [GEN-NYS] TROY AREA & RENSSELAER COUNTY NY RESEARCH
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 06:56:18 -0700
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Can you give an idea of the time period for these compilations?
1800-1850?
1850-1900?
1900-?
My persons were mid-1850s and these might be a clue to where they went
thereafter. But not if it's more recent.

Jan



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Subject: [GEN-NYS] TROY AREA & RENSSELAER COUNTY NY RESEARCH


>
> If you are researching relatives from TROY, WATERVLIET, GREEN ISLAND,
> COHOES, WATERFORD or RENSSELAER COUNTY, NEW YORK, you may want to take a
> look at the website for the Troy Irish Genealogy Society at
> www.rootsweb.com/~nytrigs/
>
> Click on PROJECTS to view the following name searchable data bases, of
> IRISH and NON-IRISH names:
>
> Burden Iron Company Steam Mill Payroll Records. (8,236 names)
> Troy Area Marriage Records. (1,448 names)
> Troy Area Death Records. (6,031 names)
> Index-History of the Troy Police Department. (668 names)
> Bank Officers in Troy Banks From 1801-1891. (299 names)
> Prominent Citizens of Troy, NY & Rensselaer County. (1,800 names)
> Rensselaer County Marriage Index. (24,000 names)
> Alderman/Assistants in Troy Wards During 1816-1891. (1,395 names)
> Representative Young Irish-Americans of Troy, NY 1889. (400 names)
> Deceased Troy, NY area individuals identified in 1902-1903 Troy City
> Directory (1,400 names)
>
> These data bases of over 45,000 names are part of a continuing effort by
> the Troy Irish Genealogy Society to make available on line, Troy area
> records, that may be of interest to genealogy researchers, especially
> those outside the Troy area.
>
> The TIGS website also has a number of interesting local history articles,
> some of which have photographs or illustrations, a great list of resources
> including a volunteer look-up service and a lengthy article on Genealogy
> Research Tips as well as descriptions of tours of the Gardner Earl Chapel
> at Oakwood Cemetery, the Burden Iron Works Museum and the Watervliet
> Arsenal along with numerous photographs.
>
>
> NOTE 1. The Rensselaer County Marriage Index of 60,000 names is a
> continuing project. The 24,000 names now on-line are from the first 3
> volumes of the 10 volume set of records. While these marriages took place
> in Rensselaer County, New York, many of the individuals were from other
> areas of New York State, other States and even other countries.
>
> NOTE 2. The Representative Young Irish-Americans data base, which has
> nice line drawings of the subjects, is the only ALL Irish data base.
>
> NOTE 3. The Deceased Individuals from the 1902-1903 Troy City Directories
> cover Green Island, Watervliet, Waterford and Cohoes as well as Troy
> deaths.
>
> Bill McGrath
> TIGS Project Coordinator
> Clifton Park, NY
>
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