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Will Abstracts

These abstracts could be a wonderful resource, as most list entire families, and some even have parents names, and other relatives.

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Mayflower Families – Rebecca Brown

Brown, Rebecca 1757-1813, wife of George Tefft 1754-1813

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Mayflower Families

Many of the families that settled in Stephentown in the early days had roots with the families that came from England on the Mayflower.

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Will of Joseph Rogers, 16 March 1798

In the name of God Amen. I, Joseph Rogers of Stephentown in the County of Rensselaer and State of New York, being through the goodness of God in Health of body and a disposition or disposing mind

George Holcomb’s Diary

[Editor’s Note: I cannot do this page justice. Way back before I offered to tend the site, I found on these pages that Old Widow Sackett had died. Phebe (Davis)…

Mayflower Families – Stephen Hopkins

Some Stephentown Descendants of Stephen Hopkins Passenger of the Mayflower

Ira Eddy's Store

Early Merchants

In the 1800’s and early 1900’s there was considerable manufacturing as well as farming throughout the area. Records tell us many stores were in operation.