Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - Lower College Street, Clinton, N.Y.
Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA

Lower College Street, Clinton, N.Y.
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Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - Residence of Elihu Root, Clinton, N.Y.
Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA

Residence of Elihu Root, Clinton, N.Y.
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Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - The Lutheran Church Home for Aged and Infirm at Clinton, New York
Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA

The Lutheran Church Home for Aged and Infirm at Clinton, New York
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Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA
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Where is Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA? 

Clinton is a town in Dutchess County, New York, United States. The town is named after George Clinton, an early governor of New York.

Clinton was first settled around 1755. The town was part of the Great Nine Partners Patent of 1697. The town was established in 1786 from territory from the Towns of "Charlotte" and Rhinebeck. In 1821, Clinton split to form the current Towns of Hyde Park and Pleasant Valley.

Communities and locations in Clinton include: Bulls Head, Clinton Corners, Clinton Hollow, Dewitt Mills, Hibernia, Pleasant Plains, Silver Lake and Schultzville.Wikipedia


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News  1869 - The Shower Bath in State Prison.
A correspondent of one of the New York papers, who confesses to have been a convict in Clinton (N. Y.) State Prison, thus relates his experience in the matter of punishment by the infernal machine called a shower-bath:

"I, too, have done the State some service, and will tell you how it happened, ...Read MORE...



News  1869 - The Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity have elected Chief Justice Chase and James Russell Lowell to deliver the oration and poem before their next convention,
which will be held in 1870, at Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 3, 1869
Added: 4/27/2014 9:15:26 AM - 1  Updated: 6/19/2014 5:47:32 PM - 1

1877 - Clinton
POPULATION, 1,793. - SQUARE ACRES, 24,064.

CLINTON was organized March 13, 1786. It was formed from Charlotte and Rhinebeck Precincts, and derives its name from Hon. George Clinton, who was then Governor of the State. It originally embraced territory much larger than at present, Hyde Park and...Read MORE...



News  1879 - In 1818, thirteen men gathered together, thirteen prayers were said, and thirteen dollars subscribed for the establishment of a place of learning for Baptists.
To-day Madison University, at Clinton, N. Y., owns all its buildings and 160 acres of land in a beautiful part of the country. It has a fine library, no debts and more than $400,000 drawing interest.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
April 26, 1879
Added: 4/27/2014 9:13:46 AM - 1  Updated: 6/19/2014 5:48:36 PM - 1

1916
Clinton, a township (town) of Dutchess co., N.Y. Pop. in 1900, 1370.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Chidester
America/USA  Dorcas Chidester (4 July 1782, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 9 March 1857, Ledyard, New York, USA ) gravestone

Hodges
America/USA  Chester C Hodges (20 August 1855, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 5 January 1932, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA) gravestone

Thompson
America/USA  Abram (Abraham) Thompson (8 May 1787, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 13 May 1842, Farmington Township, Pennsylvania, USA)
America/USA  Caleb Thompson (10 June 1785, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 17 June 1874, , Pennsylvania, USA)
America/USA  Daniel Thompson (abt. 1778, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - , )
America/USA  David Thompson (2 October 1771, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 21 March 1849, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
America/USA  Elisha Thompson (20 March 1774, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 16 October 1812, Stillwater, New York, USA)
America/USA  Ezekiel Thompson (abt. 1776, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - , )
America/USA  Jonathan Thompson (26 October 1769, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 24 February 1827, Farmington Township, Pennsylvania, USA)
America/USA  Josiah Thompson (23 November 1780, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - 18 December 1849, Ledyard, New York, USA ) gravestone
America/USA  Martha Thompson (abt. 1768, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - aft. 1830, )
America/USA  Nathan Thompson (abt. 1783, Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA - , )
 


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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1766
Daniel Thompson (30 May 1742 - 24 Jun. 1807) & Mary Hoag (10 April 1746 - )
married 1766
 




Cemeteries in Clinton, Dutchess, New York, USA


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