Category Archives: Families

The bulk of genealogy: tracking those elusive ancestors. I am adding the people on this site to a Stephentown tree at WeRelate.org.

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Cuyler T. Bouton (1813-1898)

Cuyler T. Bouton was born in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New York Jan 18, 1813, was married to…

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Samuel Jones Tilden

By: Tina Ordone Though this site is centered on Stephentown, I wanted to include some interesting things from the town that I actually grew up in, New Lebanon, Columbia County,…

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WeRelate Experiment

So, I want to have a family tree of Stephentown ancestors so that I (and you) can see how everyone was interrelated. I had thought about using Second Site and…

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Early Physicians

Note from Tina: I can verify that these men did indeed make house calls, in a day and time long past. I remember well, Dr. Thompson coming to my parents house when my brothers and I came down with the measles. We always called him “I’m going to give you a shot Thompson.” It seems that there was a shot for everything!! Dr. Swift was the man who pierced my ears when I was 16 years old. By that time, though, housecalls were on the way out and after much begging and pleading, I convinced my parents that I was old enough, and my Mom took me to Dr. Swift’s office for the piercing.

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Mayflower Families – Philip E. Williams

Here is my line that was accepted by the Mayflower Society

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Mayflower Families – Rebecca Brown

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

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Mayflower Families – Doty

Descended from Edward Doty, who arrived at Plymouth on the 1620 Mayflower as a servant to Stephen Hopkins

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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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Joll’s Genealogy

GENEALOGY OF THE JOLLS FAMILY IN AMERICA

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Jenks Murder

District Attorney Colby stated some of the facts developed on the part of the prosecution – that there was a woman in the case who had lived both with the deceased and the prisoner – that there were spots of blood on the ground between Jenks’ house and his barn, giving rise to the theory that he had been deliberately killed at the former place