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From: Mark Brown <>
Subject: Re: [NYGREENE] Columbian - Commercial Advertiser
Date: Thu, 14 May 2009 09:19:54 -0400
HI - I found it noted on the Genealogy Bank website and I think I'm going to subscribe so that I can know for sure. Looks like one is perhaps Oswego ? and the other maybe Columbia County --- ?? So my guess is your second suggestion - someone's relative printed it.
Does the ESQ - mean anything after tha name ? Josiah Brown ESQ? I have my printer running again so I'm not able to get my other stuff ready. I know you said you have company so enjoy and I'll try to have it all ready the following week. Thanks - M
On Thursday, May 14, 2009, at 09:11AM, "Sylvia Hasenkopf" <> wrote:
>Hi Mark, sorry for the delay in getting back to you - been running around
>this week. I am actually not familiar with these newspapers. To my mind
>Broome, NY is a hamlet around Livingstonville, just off Route 145 and just
>down the road from Preston Hollow and in the county of Schoharie. This is a
>different locale than Broome County, NY. The Columbia was likely a newspaper
>from Middleburg, or thereabouts, I would assume. I am not certain that
>Broome would have been large enough in 1818, or even now, to support a
>newspaper itself. On the other hand, this could be an obit about someone's
>reltive that showed up in a newspaper, God knows where. See that all the
>time in the old newspapers.
>I couldn't find this newspaper in teh NYS Newspaper archive.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "R. Mark Brown" <>
>To: "NY Greene" <>
>Sent: Monday, May 11, 2009 6:59 AM
>Subject: [NYGREENE] Columbian - Commercial Advertiser
>> Sylvia, have you ever heard of newspapers with these names?
>> Columbian - Commercial Advertiser
>> The obit came from the Genealogy Bank - and cited these two newspapers
>> which had the same death notice in 1818 (Broome, NY) . I did not
>> find these at the Archives site. I really wish I could put a "yes" on
>> the fact that I know these two papers existed - and where before. I
>> went through the town of Broome Cemetery books at the Old Stone Fort
>> yesterday but didn't find it but there are so many stones marked
>> unreadable many more I'm sure never marked or lost.
>> I believe you're on to something with Preston Hollow - the NC
>> researcher Justine and I liaison on rare occasions cites a couple
>> deaths in either Preston or Potters Hollow but we've never been able
>> to pin down the sources for his data since it came from his father.
>> If you compare the proximity of where Josiah Browns ended up - they
>> are all within a circle of the two.
>> 8 miles to N Rensselaerville (numerous relations)
>> 24 miles NE to Coeymans Hollow, NY (daughter Lois Brown Hinman)
>> 30 miles NE to Coeymans, NY (daughter Edith Brown Merritt)
>> 18 miles N to Schoharie (grandchildren)
>> 13 miles N to Middleburgh (grandchildren)
>> 4 miles E to Durham (grandchildren)
>> 26 miles NE to Coxsackie (Stacy is buried)
>> 3.4 miles SE to Brown's Mill Rd. (Stacy's Mill)
>> 18 miles S to Jewett, NY (Zadock's family)
>> R. Mark Brown
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