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New York State Data

History Topics

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Politics

Lists of Governors:
Before the United States of America won its independence, New York State was ruled by the Dutch and the English.
List of men who served as Director-General of New Netherland (1624-1664)
List of men who served as Provincial Governors of New York During British Rule (1664 - 1780)

Governors and Lieutenant Governors of New York (1777 - Present)

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People

New York residents attending
Eastman College in Chicago, IL in 1865-1866

County Medical Societies

Deceased New York State Physicians 1804 - 1929:
A Surnames
B-Bl Surnames | Bo-By Surnames
C-Com | Con-Cz Surnames

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Events

The Wreck of the S.S. Florizel (List of Survivors and Dead)

Steamship Disasters
Explosion of the Steam Boat Wm Peacock

Explosion of the Steam Boat Swallow


Explosion on the Steam Frigate Fulton


Construction of the Delaware and Hudson Canal (Link to our PA website)

The 1859 Erie Canal Bridge Collapse at Albion

Unveiling of the Statue of Liberty, 1886

World Trade Center Attack of 9/11/2001



Newspaper Stories



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State-wide Records

Index to Estate Inventories, 1666-1775

Early Wills


Early Land Patents and Grants


Early Marriages
(NEW!!)

Passenger Lists

Lighthouses of New York

Academies in the State established since 1777 through 1859


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Native American Data

Recap of 1860 Census of Native Americans in NY
(This is not individual enumerations -  those will be on their respective county sites when available)



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