New York Genealogy


New York Genealogy

Genealogy in New York.

This New York genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in New York, offering a genealogy chatroom, genealogy links and a New York genealogy message forum.

Members: 55
Latest Activity: Dec 31

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New York Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum

Thompson, Sworth, Swart, Bruse

Started by pappa. Last reply by Eliz Dec 31. 3 Replies

 These are  my wife's great grandparents and my brick wall.  William Thompson married Louisa Sworth 1879 in Augusta Twp., Ontario.  Louisa was born 1859 in Leed County to John (Wiliam) Sworth and Meria Bruse. Louisa's brother, Charles was born in…Continue

Hugh Divers, lived in NYC in 1870...

Started by Danno. Last reply by Danno Nov 1, 2013. 6 Replies

Hey all,I have a wall and half with my G-G-Grandfather Hugh Divers.  My G-Grandmother Margaret Mary Divers was his daughter, purported to have been born in NYC on January 22nd, 1877.Maggie told stories to her daughter, my Great-Aunt Margaret…Continue

WW2 Draft Registration Look-ups (2) Eire County, New York.

Started by Lynn. Last reply by Lynn Oct 24, 2013. 9 Replies

Can someone please do one or two WW2 draft registration look-ups for me?  These men are kin of my husband.William A Burns was born in Buffalo, NY 1906-07 and lived there in 1940 with wife Eleanor, age 28, and daughter Joan, age 4. This is…Continue

hello i am looking for any information on a harold austin,

Started by Toni Austin Rider. Last reply by Eliz Oct 24, 2013. 2 Replies

hello I am Toni Austin and I am doing some searching for a Harold Austin that might be related too my grandfather Austin which is George henry talent Austin from up in the fine ny and star lake ny areas please let me know if you can help me out ok…Continue

Lt. Cmdr. William Gwin born Columbus, Bartholomew Co., Indiana

Started by SBUX. Last reply by Eliz May 21, 2013. 3 Replies

The following articles are taken from various books concerning the Civil War. I am looking for the burial place of Lt. Cmdr. William Gwin. From the evidence here, he may be buried in New York, although he was born in Indiana. All help is…Continue

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Where is Franklin Gatchell

Started by louis nailor [barnical]. Last reply by Billy's Mom May 14, 2013. 7 Replies

Need Help tracking down Franklin D. Gatchell.Born Abt 1844 Horican, Warren, New YorkMade it through the Civil WarReleased from service 1865; returned to home.That is the last I have found of him.…Continue

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Saratoga Springs, New York

Started by AncestorKeeper. Last reply by Billy's Mom May 14, 2013. 5 Replies

Hello! Looking for help in the Saratoga Springs, New York area. Please let me know if there is anyone who can help in that area. I heard that divorces are sealed for 100 years there in NY is this true? I have a Selma Collett born in Aug 1895 in…Continue

John Conway died 1876 Manhattan

Started by Billy's Mom. Last reply by Billy's Mom Apr 25, 2013. 1 Reply

I am searching for John Conway who was "killed" or had a fatal accident in Manhattan in 1876.  He left his wife Eliza Maloney with 3 or 4 young children who were born between 1871 and 1876 - Luke, Mamie, James Patrick and maybe a John.  The children…Continue

Tags: School, Thomas, O'Keeffe, Angels, Holy

Try this free newspaper site for New York Searches

Started by Ireland, Germany and Beyond. Last reply by Ireland, Germany and Beyond Apr 14, 2013. 6 Replies is by far the greatest resource that I have found, when searching for N.Y. family.Be sure to read up on how to search and use the website.I have the most luck when I search by the…Continue


Started by mrsjoan. Last reply by mrsjoan Apr 4, 2013. 2 Replies

For anyone in New York State who enjoys a mystery...I have an absolute dandy for you!  I am trying to find my father...or rather his true identity!   He arrived in Cornwall, On. Canada about 1935 - 36 from upstate New York...Troy, Rensselaer,…Continue

Tags: Haynes, Kane, Wendell

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