Staten Island, New York, USA - The Narrows from Staten Island
American Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Staten Island, New York, USA

The Narrows from Staten Island
American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
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Staten Island, New York, USA - Enjoying a Rest at Midland Beach, Staten Island, N.Y.
Staten Island, New York, USA

Enjoying a Rest at Midland Beach, Staten Island, N.Y.
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Staten Island, New York, USA - Staten Island Hospital, Castleton Ave., Staten Island, N.Y.
Staten Island, New York, USA

Staten Island Hospital, Castleton Ave., Staten Island, N.Y.
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Staten Island, New York, USA - Curtis High School, St. George, Staten Island, N.Y.
Staten Island, New York, USA

Curtis High School, St. George, Staten Island, N.Y.
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Staten Island, New York, USA
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Where is Staten Island, New York, USA? 

Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York, located in the southwest part of the city. Staten Island is separated from New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull, and from the rest of New York by New York Bay.Wikipedia

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1763 - First international sports hero, boxer Bill Richmond of Staten Island, was born August 5, 1763.

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1860 - Richmond County, New York
This county was organized Nov. 1, 1683. It includes Staten Island, Shooters Island, and the islands of the meadow in Staten Island Sound. It is separated from Long Island by New York Bay, the Narrows, and New York Harbor; from Bergen, N. J. by the Kil Van Kull; and from N. J. on the w. by the...Read MORE...


News  1870 - July 30 - Staten Island ferry "Westfield" burns, killing 100

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July 30, 1870
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1884 - September 5 – Staten Island Academy is founded.

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September 5, 1884
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News  1902 - STATEN ISLAND FERRYBOAT ACCIDENT.
The heavy and rather unusual spring fog which enveloped bay and river to-day was responsible for two serious collisions in the harbor, in one of which one man was killed and in the other a hundred or more passengers were carried down with the tide on an almost helpless ferryboat, but were later...Read MORE...


1906
Stat'en Island, the southernmost part of New York state and of New York city, of which latter it constitutes the borough of Richmond. It is 13 miles long and is 5 miles SW. of the extremity of Manhattan Island. It is separated from Long Island by the Narrows, and from New Jersey by two narrow...Read MORE...


News  1918 - PENNED IN OVERTURNED CAR. THIRTY-ONE PERSONS INJURED IN STATEN ISLAND TROLLEY ACCIDENT.
Thirty-one persons were injured last night, two seriously, when a steel trolley car on the Richmond Light and Railway Company was derailed on the curve at Richmond Turnpike and Jewett Avenue, Castleton Corners, S. I., by the failure of the airbrakes. The momentum of the car was so great that it...Read MORE...


News  1928 - June 29 - The Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge in Staten Island, New York both opened.

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June 29, 1928
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News  1937 - BUILDING COLLAPSE KILLS 19. OCCUPANTS OF THREE TENEMENTS DIE WHILE SLEEPING EARLY TODAY. TONS OF WATER, ROARING DOWN FROM OVERFLOW STORM SEWERS, RIPS BUILDINGS ASUNDER, CRUSHING RESIDENTS TO DEATH.
New York, Aug. 12. (AP) - At least 19 persons were crushed to death in their sleep early today, amid a smothering avalanche of bricks and debris, when three Staten Island tenement buildings collapsed during a violent rainstorm.

Tons of water, roaring down from an overflowing storm sewer about...Read MORE...



News  1946 - 2 DEAD IN FIRE ON STATEN ISLE, LOSS 2 MILLION. 34 PERSONS HURT, ST. GEORGE FERRY HOUSE DESTROYED.
New York, (AP) - Two persons burned to death and 34 were overcome or injured yesterday in a nine-alarm, $2,000,000 blaze which engulfed Staten Island's St. George ferry terminal shortly after it had been emptied of 500 passengers.

The dead were MRS. CORNELIUS WHITE, a ticket agent, and Fireman...Read MORE...




Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Lyons
America/USA  Mary Ellen Lyons (17 April 1872, Staten Island, New York, USA - 13 February 1943, Richmond, New York, USA)

Poitiers DuBuisson
America/USA  Jeanne Poitiers DuBuisson (abt. 1676, Staten Island, New York, USA - 23 April 1715, Montréal, Québec, Canada )
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Burr
 America/USA  Aaron Burr (6 February 1756, Newark, New Jersey, USA - 14 September 1836, Staten Island, New York, USA) gravestone

Du Pre
immigrant France  Jan Du Pre (1635, , France - 23 December 1677, Staten Island, New York, USA)

Du Sauchoy
immigrant France  Madeleine Du Sauchoy (1656, Rouen, France - 24 March 1735, Staten Island, New York, USA)

Kelsey
America/USA  Delia Conger Kelsey (2 June 1877, Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - 7 March 1963, Staten Island, New York, USA)

Kirkman
America/USA  Ralph Kirkman (24 March 1876, Manhattan, New York, USA - 25 July 1938, Staten Island, New York, USA)

Lyons
immigrant Ireland  Jeremiah Lyons (9 November 1835, , Ireland - 27 August 1907, Staten Island, New York, USA)

Murphy
immigrant Ireland  Catherine Murphy (14 November 1842, , Ireland - 13 December 1907, Staten Island, New York, USA)
 


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