Found 76 collections related to Gift of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
Foley, Lucille de Luze
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18250
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Genealogical notes, charts, correspondence, clippings, and printed material, ca. 1940s-1950, produced by Foley's genealogical research on the Foley, de Luze, and related families. Some original 18th and 19th century documents including a letter to... more
Schenck, Peter Teunis
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18224
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Peter Teunis Schenck (1752-1808) was a miller in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Upon his death, the mill was taken over by his son, Peter P. Schenck (1798-1832). The Schenck family descended from Jans Martense Schenck and his brother Roelof Martense Schenck,... more
Provoost family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18064
1 v, 39 cm; 1 v, 39 cm
The Provoost (Provost) family, of French Huguenot descent, were early settlers of New Amsterdam. David Provoost (1670-1724) was a merchant and Mayor of the City of New York from 1699 to 1700. His nephew John Provoost (d. 1767) was the son of... more
Methodist Episcopal Church (Glenham, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18050
[1] 376 [3] p, 21 cm; [1] 376 [3] p, 21 cm
The Methodist Episcopal Church in Glenham, Dutchess County, New York was set off from the Matteawan station at the New York Annual Conference in 1842, and Stephen Montfort Vail was appointed preacher-in-charge. Record book of the Methodist... more
Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Reformation (Lawyersville, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18069
1 v, 32 cm; 1 v, 32 cm
Church records include minutes of annual meetings from 1848-1913, list of congregation members, and legal application to convey and dispose of property, 1914.
Methodist Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18038
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Methodist Society of New York was formed in 1820 by 300 seceding members of the Methodist Episcopal Church after disputes over administrative issues and the empowerment of the laity to weigh in on Chuch matters. William M. Stillwell served as... more
First Baptist Church of Christ (Pawling, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18061
3 v, 32 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 32 cm. or smaller
The First Baptist Church of Christ in Pawling, New York was instituted in the early 1770s by Elder John Lawrence, its first pastor. Records books, including history, articles of faith, rules of order, minutes, and lists of members, 1841-1899, with... more
Methodist Episcopal Church (Rensselaerville, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18058
1 v, 19 cm; 1 v, 19 cm
Record book of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Rensselaerville, N.Y., begun in 1842 by Desevignice Starks, preacher at the church for that year, containing membership records, with some baptisms and deaths, for 1842-1854; Stark's list recording... more
Raines, John, 1818-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18145
1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm; 1 v. (p. 7-276), ill, 28 cm
Rev. John Raines, Jr. (1818-1877), born in Yorkshire, England, was an itinerant Methodist Episcopal minister associated with the Genesee Conference of New York State. He was the son of Rev. John Raines (born ca. 1784) and Mary Raines, who... more
Michaels, Paul Wallace
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18276
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Ross, Harkness, Decker, Worst, and Michaels families lived in Yonkers, New York; Medina County, Ohio; Spring Prairie and Centerville, Wisconsin; and Freemont, Ohio. Many family members served in the Union Army during the American Civil War The... more
Richfield Columbian Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18213
.75 linear feet (1 volume)
In 1795, residents of the Town of Richfield, Ostego County, New York collected contributions to begin a library. In 1809, it was incorporated as the Richfield Columbian Library. The records include a treasurer's account book, 1810-1879, and a list... more
New York (State). Militia. Regiment of Infantry, 148th
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18288
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection contains two muster rolls of the 148th Regiment, 19th Brigade, 5th Division of the New York State Militia in Chester, New York, under the command of Captain James Holbert dating from 1823 and 1825
Smith, W. Ward (William Ward), 1893-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18090
1 linear foot (3 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The W. Ward Smith genealogical research papers contains William Ward Smith's genealogical notes, essays, clippings, charts, correspondence, ca. 1920s-1940s; original family letters and documents; and photographs relating to Smith's genealogical... more
Van Zandt family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18354
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The common ancestor of the American Van Zandt family was Jacobus Van Zandt. His son, Wynant, served as a commissioned agent of Charles I of England to Amsterdam. He immigrated to New York in the late seventeenth century. One of his descendants was... more
Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18108
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Smith family of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, N.Y. is descended from John "Rock" Smith, fl. 1665. Smith family documents, 1736-1942, consist primarily of deeds and other contracts concerning the Smith family of Brookhaven, N.Y. The collection... more
Steele, William, 1762-1851
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18147
1 v, 29 cm; 1 v, 29 cm
William Steele (1762-1851) and his wife Mary Dayton Steele (1769-1834) resided with their family in New Jersey and later moved to upstate New York. William Steele was born in New York City and served in the Revolutionary War. In 1791 he married... more
Warner family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18047
1 v
The Warners were descended from early settlers of Manhattan, among them Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663). Peter Roome Warner (1804-1896) was a New York City insurance executive and the author of Descendents of Peter Willemse Roome (New York:... more
Neversink (N.Y. : Town). School District No. 15. Library
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18056
1 v, 29 cm; 1 v, 29 cm
The volume contains lists of books and circulation records of the library of School District No. 15, Town of Neversink, Sullivan County, New York, dating 1849-1916, with some gaps.
Salmon, William, 1684-1759
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18048
.75 linear feet (1 box)
William Salmon (1684-1759) of Southold, Long Island, was a grandson of William Salmon (b. 1610) who emigrated from England to Southold in 1635. The collection includes the original manuscript (1 v.) known and published as the Salmon Records, a... more
Wilson, Malcolm Sands, 1884-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18234
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Sands family of Block Island, Rhode Island, trace their lineage to James Sands, born in 1622 in Staffordshire, England. The collection consists of a genealogical research and personal papers relating to the Sands family. Personal papers... more
Scudder family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18041
3 v, 30 cm. or smaller; 3 v, 30 cm. or smaller
Papers consist of two volumes of collected original deeds, indentures, leases, wills, and miscellaneous correspondence of the Scudder family of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, and a family journal and scrapbook in one volume.... more
De Lancey, Thomas J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18205
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Thomas Ellison was a lawyer with ties to Mamaroneck and Orange County, New York. Thomas J. De Lancey served as executor of the Thomas Ellison estate. The collection consists of an account book documenting charges against the estate of Thomas... more
Titus, Mary Van Nostrand
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18262
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mary Van Nostrand was a daughter of John Van Nostrand and Helena Lefferts. Both the Van Nostrands and Lefferts were prominent families in Brooklyn and Long Island with roots dating back to the 17th century Dutch settlements. Elizabeth Stuart Smyth... more
Owen, Aaron
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18218
.75 linear feet (1 volume)
Aaron Owen was born on October 23, 1776 in Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut. He became a merchant in Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York and died on January 13, 1846. The collection consists of a handwritten ledger
Lee, Anne Haight, 1871-1961
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18122
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Anne Haight Lee papers consist of a scrapbook, photographs of members of the Lee family, and two manuscripts relating to her family genealogy. The scrapbook, compiled by her father, Robert Perine Lee, contains newspaper clippings,... more
Berry, Wilton Guernsey
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18257
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Berry family emigrated from England and settled in Connecticut. Wilton Guernsey Berry worked as a chemist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Braman, Edward, 1833-1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18113
1.6 linear feet (4 boxes)
Edward Braman (1833-1907) of Hyde Park, N.Y. was a genealogist and local historian. The Braman family genealogical research papers consist of genealogical notes, compiled by Edward Braman, on the Braman family of Hyde Park, N.Y., New London... more
Baldwin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18100
.4 linear feet (1 box)
The Baldwin family lived in eastern Massachusetts. Luke Baldwin (b. 1797) and his father Luke Baldwin (1769-1832) were Boston merchants. The Baldwin family papers consist of business records, journals, and some personal correspondence pertaining... more
Moffat, R. Burnham, 1861-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18099
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
R. Burnham Moffat (1861-1916) was a New York City attorney and the author of several genealogical works. The Barclay, Clarkson, Moffat, and Pierrepont genealogical research papers consist chiefly of the correspondence and research files of R.... more
Becker family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18105
.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
The Becker family papers consist of two scrapbooks containing papers of the Becker and related families from Saratoga, Rensselaerwyck, Albany, and elsewhere in New York State. The papers include accounts, receipts, bills and agreements,... more