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The Village of Bergen is located in the east-central section of the Town of Bergen which is in the northeast corner of the County of Genesee, State of New York. The Town of Bergen was part of the Triangle Tract and the 100,000 Acre Tract or the Connecticut Tract in the Morris Reserve. It was also part of the towns of Northampton and Murray. In 1813 Bergen was erected from the town of Murray. Byron was part of Bergen until 1820.
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1854 - Bergen
Bergen, a post-township of Genesee county, New York, about 235 miles W. by N. from Albany. It is intersected by the Rochester and Batavia railroad. Population, 1897.
Bergen, a poet-village in the above town ship, on the Rochester and Batavia railroad, about 235 miles W. by N. from Albany. Population, about 250.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1895 - Bergen
Bergen, a post-village of Genesee co., N.Y., in Bergen township, and on the New York Central and the West Shore Railroads, 18 miles W.S.W. of Rochester. It has 5 churches and a money-order post-office. Pop, about 750; of township in 1890, 2002.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1899 - Bergen
Bergen is the most northeasterly town in Genesee county. It is bounded on the north by Clarendon. Orleans county, and Sweden, Monroe county; on the east by Riga, Monroe county; on the south by Le Roy, and on the west by Byron. The town contains an area of 17,289 acres. It is a portion of the triangular tract sold to Le Roy and others from the Morris Reserve; and it also contains two tiers of lots from the Connecticut tract. The latter are in the western part of the town.
The surface of the town is gently undulating, with a slight inclination toward the north, but in most portions is very nearly level. The soil is a fertile and productive clayey loam. Black creek flows in an easterly direction through the town, north of the centre. The main line of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad passes through in a northeasterly and southwesterly direction, south of the centre.
Bergen was first settled in 1801 by Samuel Lincoln. In the same year George Letson, William Letson,... Read MORE...
Bergen, a banking post-village of Genesee co., N.Y., in Bergen township (town), and on the New York Central and Hudson River and the West Shore Rs., 18 miles WSW. of Rochester. Pop. in 1900, 624 ; of the town, 1699.
Lippincotts 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 or Died in Bergen, New York, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were born or died in Bergen.
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Eleazar Lord SALISBURY (4 January 1798, Scipio, New York, USA - 12 July 1834, Bergen, New York, USA)
Henry D GIFFORD (1818, Bergen, New York, USA - , )
Almira SALISBURY (10 September 1820, Bergen, New York, USA - 2 January 1892, Greenwich, Ohio, USA)
Cyntha A GIFFORD (16 May 1821, Bergen, New York, USA - 11 September 1911, Durfield Twp., Mecosta, Michigan, USA)
Harmon Leroy GIFFORD (16 December 1823, Bergen, New York, USA - 18 August 1905, Dowagiac, Cass Co., Michigan, USA)
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Theunis Eliasse VAN BUNSCHOTEN (11 November 1643 - 16 February 1728) and Gerritje Gerrits VAN DER BURG (1650 - 1714) married 27 February 1674
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