New York probates are notoriously wonderful, especially in the 19th century when other records are scarce. FamilySearch has now made them available on line in browseable form. The following is one small effort to make these unique materials more findable. Estate Papers 1807-1930, Box 2, Allegany County, New York; “New York, Probate Records, 1629-1972,” FamilySearch [...]
Category: New York
. . . in the second floor genealogy room, 103 Jefferson Street http://www.pcpls.lib.in.us/valparaiso.html ILLINOIS Champaign-Urbana 1904-12 Chicago 1861-66, 1868-73, 1876-77, 1880, 1885, 1887, 1890, 1893, 1895, 1900, 1905, 1910-11, 1915, 1917, 1923, 1928, 1973 Cicero 1913-27 Evanston 1882-89, 1937-39 Harvey 1907-22 Hyde Park 1883-89 Joliet 1901-1906 Kankakee 1904-25, 1927-35 La Salle/Peru 1905-26 scattered Oak Park [...]
Karen E. Livsey, Western New York Land Transactions, 1804-1824: Extracted from the Archives of the Holland Land Company (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing co., 1991) More than 36,000 transactions connecting names and places. Browseable on Ancestry.com if you can spare the time! Email me with your query at librarytraveler AT gmail DOT com.
Learn from what the best genealogists read (and write). How to get the most from the five top US genealogy journals: the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, The American Genealogist, and The Genealogist. This presentation includes visuals and runs about 50 minutes. [...]
How I turned off my computer and cell phone, left home, and found dozens of descendants of my wife’s Revolutionary War ancestor, William Berry 1753-1839 of Allegany County, New York. This presentation includes visuals and runs about 50 minutes. Beginner/Intermediate. Contact me for more information and open dates.