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

Filtering on: x1801 - 1850
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
Adsit, Newman Ward
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18233
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Burnham family traces its lineage through Jacob Burnham of Yarmouth, England, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1753. He died in Schenectady, New York. Burnham descendants settled in Pittstown, Rensselaer County, New York; Saratoga Springs, New... more
Capehart family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18131
.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
Carman, Ezra Ayers, 1834-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18081
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The collection consists of genealogical notes, copies of family records, clippings, photographs, and correspondence of Ezra Ayers Carman and, to a lesser extent, his son Louis Dale Carman, in the course of their research on the history and... more
Farris family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18076
.02 linear feet (1 folder)
The Ferris family lived in Westchester and Otsego Counties, N.Y. The papers consist of deeds, 1756-1795, naming Gilbert Ferris, Joshua Ferris, Jonathan Ferris, David Ferris, Caleb D. Ferris, and Bette Ferris; a document, 1784, granting powers of... more
First Baptist Church of Bedford
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18266
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Bedford Baptist Church was established in 1787 in Westchester County, New York. The records are comprised of three ledgers: minutes of church meetings and membership rolls dating from 1797-1862; minutes of church meetings dating from... 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
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
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
Hanks, Stedman Shumway, 1889-1979
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18126
3 linear feet (16 volumes, 1 box)
Stedman Shumway Hanks was an aviation engineer and genealogist. Hanks was best known for patenting "flight strips," auxiliary landing areas for aircraft alongside public highways, advocating for their development and implementation in various... more
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18139
7 linear feet (14 boxes)
The Stokes Family Genealogical Research Papers consist of genealogical research materials compiled and collected by Anson Phelps Stokes, author of the Stokes Records (1910), and his daughter, Helen Phelps Stokes on the... 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
Round Top Lutheran Church (Pine Plains, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18212
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Round Top Lutheran Church, named for the structure's round-topped roof, was established in Dutchess County in about 1746. The locality is now a hamlet called Bethel in the the town of Pine Plains. The church was established after the break up of a... more
King, Rufus, 1838-1924
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18162
4.83 linear feet (12 boxes)
Rufus King (1838-1924) was a banker by profession as well as a respected genealogist. The son of Rufus Sylvester and Phoebe Odell King, his New England ancestors included the revolutionary war veteran and New York State Senator Rufus King, after... more
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
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
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
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
Slocum, Margaret R
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18265
.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Slocum family genealogical research papers, compiled by Margaret R. Slocum, include family papers and genealogical research files. The family papers include correspondence belonging to Margaret's grandmother, Laura Dean, and to her... 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
Backus, Standish, 1875-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18073
1.08 linear feet (1 box, 5 volumes)
Standish Backus (1875-1943) was a corporate lawyer and president of the Burroughs Adding Machine Company from 1920 to 1943. The collection is composed of correspondence concerning his genealogical research on the Standish, Backus, and related... 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
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
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 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
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
Allen, Frederick I
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18109
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Frederick Innes Allen (1859-1938) of Auburn, New York was an attorney who served as Commissioner of Patents during the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. His wife, Cornelia Margaret Seward, was the granddaughter of William H. Seward. Frederick... 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