Long Island City, New York, USA - St. Patrick's Church, Dutch Kill, L.I.
Long Island City, New York, USA

St. Patrick's Church, Dutch Kill, L.I.
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Long Island City, New York, USA
People, Pictures and News From the Past

Where is Long Island City, New York, USA? 

Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
Long Island City, as its name suggests, was formerly a city, created in 1870 from the merger of the Village of Astoria and the hamlets of Ravenswood, Hunters Point, Blissville, Sunnyside, Dutch Kills, Steinway, Bowery Bay and Middleton in Newtown Township. It was a separate city until 1898... The city surrendered its independence in 1898 to become part of the City of Greater New York...wikipedia


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News  1893 - RICHARD LAVELLE'S NECK BROKEN. THROWN FROM A MUSTANG PONY AND INSTANTLY KILLED.
Long Island City, May 30. - RICHARD LAVELLE, who, with JOHN O'DONNELL, conducts a Wild West show at North Beach, was thrown from the back of a fiery mustang pony last night and was almost instantly killed, the fall breaking his neck.

Late in the afternoon he rode to Flushing to buy some blankets ...Read MORE...



News  1907 - KILLED ON WAY TO FUNERAL. TRAIN HITS MOURNERS' COACH IN LONG ISLAND CITY, HURLING THREE TO DEATH.
Special To The Washington Post.
New York, Feb. 12. - Three killed and one mortally injured is the result of a Long Island Railroad train running into a funeral coach this afternoon at the Penny bridge, Long Island City.

The dead are:
ELLIOTT TERWILLIGER, forty years old, 247 Seventh Street,...Read MORE...



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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Anderson
America/USA  Enoch Anderson (4 May 1698, Long Island City, New York, USA - 15 April 1756, Trenton, New Jersey, USA) gravestone

Brewster
America/USA  Frances Brewster (24 March 1779, Long Island City, New York, USA - 6 April 1844, Van Etten, Chemung, New York, uSA) gravestone

Hallett
America/USA  William Hallett (October 1648, Long Island City, New York, USA - 18 August 1729, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Holbrook
America/USA  Abigail Holbrook (21 May 1648, Long Island City, New York, USA - 1681, Derby, Connecticut, USA)

Jackson
America/USA  Joseph Jackson (9 February 1710, Long Island City, New York, USA - 5 October 1769, Rockaway, New Jersey, USA) gravestone

Jones
America/USA  Benjamin Jones (1649, Long Island City, New York, USA - 2 July 1717, Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, USA)

Ogden
America/USA  Margaret Ogden (1755, Long Island City, New York, USA - 1813, )

Opdyck (Opdike)
America/USA  Johannes Lawrenson Opdyck (Opdike) (1651, Long Island City, New York, USA - 1729, Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA)

Tooley
America/USA  Agnes Tooley (14 December 1684, Long Island City, New York, USA - 10 September 1719, Haddam, Connecticut, USA)

Tryntye
America/USA  Catherine Tryntye (1653, Long Island City, New York, USA - 3 March 1746, Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA)

Van Nieuwkirk (Vannieukirk)
America/USA  Cornelis Gerretse Van Nieuwkirk (Vannieukirk) (1662, Long Island City, New York, USA - 7 February 1695, Hurley, New York, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Adams
 Germany  George Washington Adams (13 April 1801 , , Berlin, Germany - 30 April 1829, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Goldsmith
America/USA  Thomas Goldsmith (27 February 1686, Southold, New York, USA (Mattituck) - 27 December 1743, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Hallett
America/USA  William Hallett (October 1648, Long Island City, New York, USA - 18 August 1729, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Hand
immigrant England  Stephen Hand (15 October 1635, , England - 15 April 1693, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Jones
immigrant Wales  Thomas Jones (abt. 1620, , Wales - February 1668, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Pigg
America/USA  Alice Pigg (1627, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 1660, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Seaman
immigrant England  John Seaman (8 March 1611, Bulmer, Essex, England - 5 August 1694, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Strickland
immigrant England  Elizabeth Strickland (1623, , England - 1665, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Trico
immigrant Belgium  Catalyntje Trico (1605, , Belgium - 11 September 1689, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Willett
America/USA  Thomas (Francis) Willett (1 October 1646, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores) - 11 October 1723, Long Island City, New York, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1683
Abraham David Ackerman (3 March 1659 - 1704) & Aeltie Van Laer (14 May 1663 - 1704)
married 28 May 1683
 




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