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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
Clinton Avenue Congregational Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18066
1 v, ill, 31 cm; 1 v, ill, 31 cm
Presentation album for Alfred J. Smithers, with photographic portrait, containing autographs, Sunday School lists, pressed flowers, and testimonials from church members, families and groups associated with the Clinton Avenue Congregational Church... more
Holton, David-Parsons, 1812?-1883
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18121
.4 linear feet (1 box)
David-Parsons Holton, M.D., was a founding member of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society. His wife, Frances K. Holton, was the first female member of the Society. The Robbins family genealogical research papers consist of... 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.
Schneider, Francis J. (Franz Joseph), d. 1907
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18052
7 p, 25 cm; 7 p, 25 cm
The record book of pastor Francis J. Schneider contains the charter of a nondenominational German congregation in New York City and the signatures of its subscribing members, their addresses, and, in some cases, dates of baptisms and confirmations.
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
Fox, George H.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18223
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Peet family was descended from John Peet and Sarah Osborn, who came to New England in 1635 and settled in Stratford, Connecticut Contains genealogical notes on the Peet family, and correspondence between George H. Fox and memebers of the... 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
Leslie, Rosette King
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18282
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Rosette King Leslie married George Robert Leslie III. George Leslie attended the Bovee School, a private boys' academy in New York City between 1925-1927. He died in 1968 The papers consist of one folder of material relating to the Bovee School,... 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
Horwood, Robert R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18049
1 v, 22 cm; 1 v, 22 cm
Rev. Robert R. Horwood was a Protestant Episcopal clergyman who served in New York State, Scotland, and England. Record book of Rev. Robert R. Horwood, dating 1854-1878, documents his activities as a Protestant Episcopal clergyman, from his... more
Van Gieson, A. P. (Acmon Pulaski), 1830-1906
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18089
1 volume, 20 cm; 1 volume, 20 cm
Rev. Acmon Pulaski Van Gieson was a minister of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York State. Notebook used to record his diary, 1853 May 11-1855 September 26; notes on religious subjects; and records of baptisms, marriages, and additions, 1853... 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
Smith, J. D
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18281
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
The collection consists of a register of deaths and burials in Arden, Orange County, New York, 1888-1889, maintained by coroner J.D. Smith
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
Rowe family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18084
1.7 linear feet (1 box, 2 volumes)
The Roe family papers consist of genealogical notes and charts, 1882 through 1958, on the Roe family by various genealogists including Clarence Almon Torrey, Charles Harvey Roe, Robert C. Vial, Catherine T.R. Matthews, and Alfred S. Roe. Also... more
Order of the Founders and Patriots of America. New York Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18209
2 linear feet (8 boxes)
Founded in 1896, the Order of Founders and Patriots is made up of "Associates" who trace their ancestry back to those first colonists and who have forefathers in the same male ancestral line who served in the American Revolution. The records of... 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
McCarty, Edwin R., b. 1830
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18104
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Edwin Riley McCarty was born in Pennsylvania in 1830 and worked in the hotel industry in New York City. The McCarty family genealogical research papers consist mainly of the correspondence of Edwin R. McCarty, dating 1869-1903, concerning his... more
McCord, Robert, 1863-1946
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18187
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Robert McCord (1863-1946) was a graduate of Peekskill Military Academy and an attorney who practiced law for fifty years in Westchester County, New York. He pursued the McCord family genealogy as a pastime, tracing the family lineage back to his... more
Merriam, James Sheldon
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18202
1.47 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Merriam Family Genealogical Research Papers are comprised of genealogical notes, printed material, and correspondence between James S. Merriam for the preparation of a genealogy of the Merriam family. Much of Merriam's research was used by... more
Ostrander, Nathaniel J
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18119
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Letters to the Rev. Nathaniel J. Ostrander, 1889-1927, and his daughter Gertrude, 1927-1942, from members of the Ostrander family in the United States in response to his requests for information needed to compile an Ostrander genealogy. The... more
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
Austin, William Henry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18110
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
William Henry Austin was a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Warwick, NY, later of the Highland Avenue Methodist Church of Ossining, NY. The William Henry Austin Papers consist of registers of members, marriages, baptisms, deaths,... 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