Found 21 collections related to New York (N.Y.) -- Genealogy

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
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 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
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
Van Norden family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18255
1 linear foot (2 boxes)
The progenitor of the Van Norden family in America was Pieter Casparszen Van Naerden who first appeared in the historical record in 1621 with other Huguenots and Walloons petitioning the British ambassador at the Hague for permission to emigrate... 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
Gilbert, George B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4405
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Gilbert family papers consist of correspondence, mainly letters to George B. Gilbert of New York City, and to Mrs. Maria R. M. Gilbert from her brothers, sister, and other relatives. Some letters relate to George B. Gilbert's work with the... more
Chase, Henry, 1790-1853
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18063
2 v, 36 cm; 2 v, 36 cm
Henry Chase (1790-1853) was a Methodist Episcopal clergyman. The Mariner's Church, formally dedicated in 1820, was a non-denominational church located on Roosevelt Street in New York City. It was founded by the Society for Promoting the Gospel... more
Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the City of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18140
[70] leaves (p. 311-380), 42 cm; [70] leaves (p. 311-380), 42 cm
The manuscript is a nineteenth-century transcript of baptisms, 1801-1811, from Liber P of the original records held by the Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church.
Bogert, Henry A., 1827-1905
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18154
3 v, ill. maps, 28 cm. or smaller; 3 v, ill. maps, 28 cm. or smaller
Henry A. Bogert (1827-1905) was a New York City real estate lawyer who resided in Flushing, New York. The collection consists of three volumes of Henry A. Bogert's manuscript abstracts and property maps drawn from New York City wills, deeds, and... more
De Groot, Adelaide Milton, 1876-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18172
.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876-1967) was the daughter of William de Groot, a ship owner employed in the China trade and his second wife Elizabeth King Hawley. A painter, art collector and philanthropist, Miss de Groot was born in New York City and... more
Cooper, James Monroe
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18200
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Driggs family was believed to be descended from Joseph (Josiah) Driggs, who in turn was believed to be a descendant of Josiah De Raet of Amsterdam. The family was prominent in Saybrook and Middletown, Connecticut; and Manhattan, Brooklyn, and... more
Gerard, James W. (James Watson), 1823-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18364
.6 linear feet (1 volume)
James W. Gerard (1794-1874) was a prominent lawyer born in New York City. After graduating from Columbia, Gerard joined the New York Bar Association and became a prominent member of the city's legal community. He is notable for his work in... more
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18274
22 linear feet (41 boxes)
The collection consists of original family letters, bible records, legal documents, such as deeds and wills, and genealogical research notes and charts, relating principally to families of New York City and State. The materials range from... more
Callarman, Barbara Dye
Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy | NYGB Coll 178
13 linear feet (25 boxes)
The progenitor, Laurens Duyts, a Dane, emigrated to New Amsterdam and died in New Jersey. Correspondence, handwritten and photocopied research notes, family record worksheets, card files, clippings, photographs, photocopies of legal documents,... more
Sutton, Richard C
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18130
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard Sutton genealogical research papers contain family papers dating from 1801 to 1886, and Sutton's research notes, copies of documents, and correspondence generated by his research on the Sutton and Steele families. The family documents... more
Cooper, Madge Huntington
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18248
2.35 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Ford, Roelker, and Turle families were united by intermarriage and resided in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island. The members of these families include the descendants of Gordon Lester Ford (1823-1891), a prominent businessman and lawyer,... more
Kopper, William Conrad
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18125
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Belknap, Center, Innes, and Murphy were notable names in New England as early as the 17th century. Robert Lenox Belknap, the New York businessman most prominently represented in this collection, was a direct descendant of Abraham Belknap (d.... more
Ingraham, Frances Adelaide
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18118
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Frances Adelaide (Leverich) Ingraham (1849?-1934) was a founding member of the Daughters of the Revolution and served as its president-general. Her papers, 1812-1934, contain correspondence concerning her membership in several lineage societies... more
Beekman family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18075
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Beekman family lived in New York City. The collection consists of late-18th to mid-19th century Beekman family deeds, wills, accounts, mortgages, and other documents. Other New York families represented are the Heath, Taylor, Payne, Roosevelt,... more
Fry, Varian, 1907-1967
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18088
6 linear feet (16 boxes)
Varian Fry, born in New York City in 1907, was known as "the American Schindler" for his work in aiding over 2,000 endangered people from Nazi-occupied France until he was ousted by the Vichy government in 1941. In the final years of his life, Fry... more