Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - Old Senate House, Erected 1676, Kingston, N.Y.
Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA

Old Senate House, Erected 1676, Kingston, N.Y.
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Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - Kingston, N.Y., Kingston Point Park
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Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA
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Where is Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA?  Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Ulster County, New York, USA. It is 91 miles (146 km) north of New York City and 59 miles (95 km) south of Albany. It became New York's first capital in 1777, and was burned by the British on October 16, 1777, after the Battles of Saratoga. In the 19th century, the city became an important transport hub after the discovery of natural cement in the region, and had both railroad and canal connections. Wikipedia

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1650 - Kingston founded
Settled by the Dutch as Esopus, renamed in 1664 by the English.
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1885 - Two young women school-teachers at Kingston, N.Y., are sharpshooters, and can snuff a candle at twenty yards.

St. Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
December 26, 1885
Added: 5/21/2014 10:24:36 AM - 1  Updated: 6/20/2014 8:36:20 AM - 1

1886 - "Egg Sociables"
are now prevalent in Kingston, N.Y. Every young lady brings an egg along, writing her name on it. Each young man draws one of these eggs out of a bag, and must act as an escort for the young lady whose name is inscribed on the egg he draws.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
April 10, 1886
Added: 5/21/2014 10:27:32 AM - 1  Updated: 6/20/2014 8:36:44 AM - 1

1893 - WRECKED BY LIGHTNING - POWDER HOUSE CONTAINING FIFTY KEGS BLOWS UP.
Two Houses Wrecked at Kingston, the Inmates Badly Injured, and the Telephone System Disabled - Great Damage to Grain and Fruit Crops Along the Schuylkill Valley by a Hailstorm - The Stones Were the Size of a Hickory Nut, and Trains Were Delayed.

KINGSTON, July 5. - During a very severe thunder st...
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1894 - A FATAL EXPLOSION - Four Men Killed and Three Buildings Blown to Pieces.
An explosion that shook nearly every house in Kingston N. Y., and in all directions within a radius of ten miles from Rifton occurred at 7.55 o'clock, a. m. The explosion occurred in the works of the Laflin-Rand Powder Mills, in the building known as the drying rooms, where 650 kegs of powder explod...Read MORE...


1922 - U. AND D. WRECK BLOCKS THIS TERMINAL AND SPILLS BLACK DIAMONDS
200 Tons of Coal Piled up at Albany Avenue Bridge When Wheel Breaks and Derails 8 Cars - O. & W. Terminal Used by U. & D.

Sunday afternoon about 5:40, while the Ulster and Delaware coal train No. 39, eastbound, as proceeding about two rails lengths west of the Albany avenue bridge a wheel on one ...
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1926 - Seriously Hurt In a Runaway
May Kantrowitz of 92 Broadway Hurled From Wagon as Horse Ran Away on Andrew Street - In Unconscious Condition at Kingston City Hospital.

Max Kantrowitz, 43 years old, a shoemaker located at No. 92 Broadway, was seriously injured in a runaway accident on Andrew street about 3 o'clock Friday aftern...
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Codebec
America/USA  Eleanor Codebec (30 January 1712, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - , )

DeWitt
America/USA  Blandina DeWitt (12 April 1696, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - , )

Hornbeck
America/USA  Evert Hornbeck (15 May 1698, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - abt. 1754, New Jersey, USA)

Kip
America/USA  Isaak Kip (1726, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - , )

Newkirk
America/USA  Henry Newkirk (1 January 1721, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - 1774, Fairfield, Ohio, USA)

Westfall
America/USA  Jurian Westfall (27 September 1696, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - , )
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Dumond
America/USA  Jan Baptist Dumond (1670, Wiltwych, New York, USA - 5 November 1740, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA)

Hendricks
  Margriet Hendricks (1641, - 1728, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA)

Van Vechten
America/USA  Neeltje Van Vechten (1664, New York, USA - 20 July 1755, Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA)
 


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