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From: VK Formel <>
Subject: Re: [NYCOL] Town/village historian?
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 20:07:40 -0700 (PDT)
This link is more up to date than the one on the rootsweb.com website (which I will update soon):
smulvey <> wrote: Here is the address for the Columbia County town offices and clerks:
Jean, thank you very much for the compliment about my website It is very
"If you can't get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it
-- George Bernard Shaw
Columbia County, NY Coordinator
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jean Snow"
Sent: Wednesday, April 19, 2006 3:23 PM
Subject: [NYCOL] Town/village historian?
> Is there a Claverack or Philmont historical society or historian?
> I'm trying to find out exactly when and where my widowed grandfather,
> Edwin Pier Chapman married widow Myrtie Philip Allen (the grandmother I
> knew). According to the 1900 Census it must have been 1898. I thinkthe
> marriage was probably in Philmont, as that was where Myrtie had been born
> and lived all her life, until after Grandpa died in 1946.
> And Grandpa's obit says he had been a member of the Reformed Church in
> Philmont (this was the Second Reformed Church of Claverack, Philmont) and
> a member of the Philmont Lodge of Masons. I know I wrote that church many
> years ago, but nobody every replied. Maybe I should try again.
> I want to congratulate and say thanks to Susan Stalker Mulvey. I haven't
> visited the Columbia County website in a long time. What a truly beautiful
> and well-organized site it is -- one of the finest I've seen.
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