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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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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
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.

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.
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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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 ...Read MORE...

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

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

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September 5, 1884
News  1902 - STATEN ISLAND FERRYBOAT ACCIDENT.
The heavy and rather unusual spring fog which enveloped bay and river to-day was responsible for...Read MORE...

1906
Stat'en Island, the southernmost part of New York state and of New York city, of which latter it...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 ...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
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,...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...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Lyons
flag  Mary Ellen LYONS (17 April 1872, Staten Island, New York, USA - 13 February 1943, Richmond, New York, USA) gravestone

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

Ancestors Who Died Here


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

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

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

House
flag  Wellington HOUSE (1833, , New York, USA - 2 January 1863, Staten Island, New York, USA)

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

Kirkman
flag  Ralph KIRKMAN (24 March 1876, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) - 25 July 1938, Staten Island, New York, USA)

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

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

O Brien
flag  James O BRIEN (1842, , Ireland - 6 September 1864, Staten Island, New York, USA)
 

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