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
Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA

Kingston, N.Y., Kingston Point Park
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Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA - Court House and Jail, Kingston, New York
Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA

Court House and Jail, Kingston, New York
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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
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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

We currently have information about 62 ancestors who were born in Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 46 ancestors who were died in Kingston, Ulster, New York, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1663
Jans Bartensen Kunst (1640 - ) & Jacomyntje Corneliusdochter Slecht (25 July 1642 - 2 May 1702)
married 29 April 1663

1664
Jan Gerritsen Decker (23 April 1640 - 1717) & Grietjen Hendricks Westercamp (19 October 1642 - 24 August 1701)
married 23 March 1664

1665
Jacob Jansen Van Etten (22 October 1634 - 1690) & Annetje Arians (29 August 1645 - abt. 1717)
married 11 January 1665

1673
Willem de la Montagne (abt. 22 April 1641 - ) & Eleanora Dehooges ( - )
married 19 May 1673

1678
Pieter Pieterzen Ostrander (11 May 1653 - 16 January 1699) & Rebecca Traphagen (10 June 1662 - 1707)
married 16 January 1678

1679
Joechem Hendricksen Schoonmaker (1654 - 1729) & Petronella Corneliusdochter Slecht (Sleght) (abt. 1649 - 20 April 1689)
married 31 August 1679

1683
Marinus Van Aken (1655 - 16 October 1724) & Pieternelle Du Pre (1664 - 1724)
married 11 April 1683

1687
Johannes Westbrook (9 October 1665 - 25 January 1725) & Magdalena Janse Decker (3 October 1666 - 1727)
married 12 May 1687

1688
Cornelius Tack (14 August 1661 - 1712) & Barbara Metselaer (Messler) (September 1666 - 1738)
married 18 November 1688

1689
Joechem Hendricksen Schoonmaker (1654 - 1729) & Anna (Antje) Hussey (Horsje) (27 June 1670 - abt. 1752)
married 28 April 1689

1692
Jan Van Etten (3 January 1666 - 22 June 1731) & Jannetje Roosa (1670 - May 1731)
married 30 November 1692

1695
Jacob Janse Decker (22 May 1671 - 1761) & Annatje Hendricks Kortreght (1678 - 1722)
married 2 September 1695
Derrick Dirk Westbrook (22 October 1671 - 25 January 1725) & Catherine Oosterhout (Oosterhoudt) (21 July 1674 - 30 May 1756)
married 25 August 1695

1696
Hendrick Janse Decker (9 October 1667 - 9 July 1717) & Annatje Margaret Quick (25 August 1674 - 1716)
married 19 December 1696

1698
Matthys Louw (1674 - 26 June 1740) & Jannetje Van Heyningen (14 November 1680 - 1771)
married 27 August 1698

1706
Joseph Hasbrouck (28 January 1684 - 28 January 1734) & Elsie Schoonmaker (December 1685 - 1764)
married 1706

1714
Cornelis Van Aken (25 May 1690 - 10 January 1720) & Zara (Sarah) Westbrook (10 June 1694 - 20 December 1766)
married 30 April 1714
Anthony Westbrook ( - ) & Aeltje Van Etten ( - )
married 30 April 1714

1716
Jojannes "John" Hornbeck (20 Apri 1685 - August 1767) & Orseltjen Westbrook (7 March 1697 - 25 January 1766)
married 12 August 1716

1717
Barent Van Newkirk (13 October 1689 - 1765) & Rebekka Vanbunschoten (28 January 1692 - January 1764)
married 23 May 1717

1720
Bernardus Swartwout (31 October 1697 - 1773) & Margriet Decker (31 March 1700 - 1774)
married 6 October 1720
Solomon Evertse Terwilliger (1 September 1700 - 30 October 1768) & Rachel Pieterzen Ostrander (1 May 1698 - 30 October 1768)
married 8 July 1720

1724
Johannis Vernooy (24 April 1681 - 27 March 1755) & Janneken Louw (13 July 1701 - 1755)
married 26 November 1724

1729
Arie (Arien) Van Etten (15 August 1693 - 1745) & Sytje Syntje Van Kuykendall (17 October 1706 - 20 August 1716)
married 9 May 1729
 




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