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Cortland, New York, USA

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Where is Cortland, New York, USA? 

Cortland is a city in Cortland County, New York, USA. It is the county seat of Cortland County.

The city is within the former Central New York Military Tract. The city is named after Pierre Van Cortlandt the first Lieutenant Governor of the State of New York.Wikipedia


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Cortland, New York, USA - Main St. looking North
Cortland, New York, USA

Main St. looking North

Cortland, New York, USA - Home Laundry Bucket $1

Home Laundry Bucket Co., Cortland, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898
Cortland, New York, USA

Home Laundry Bucket $1

Home Laundry Bucket Co., Cortland, N.Y.

The Ladies' Home Journal
June 1898
Cortland, New York, USA - Old Stone Bridge, Clinton Avenue, Cortland, N.Y.
Cortland, New York, USA

Old Stone Bridge, Clinton Avenue, Cortland, N.Y.
Cortland, New York, USA - High School
Cortland, New York, USA

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1869 - Cortlandville
CORTLANDVILLE was formed from Homer, April 11, 1829, and embraces the south half of the original...Read MORE...

News  1906 - IN A SHEET OF FLAMES. Mrs. Mary Bassett, 80 Years Old, Horribly Burned. DISCOVERED BY A NEIGHBOR.
John P Murray Went to Her Assistance - It is Thought That a Lamp Must Have Exploded and Set Her...Read MORE...

1916
Cortland, a city, capital of Cortland co., N.Y., is pleasantly situated on the Tioughnioga River...Read MORE...

News  1927 - MAN FALLS FROM TOP OF CHIMNEY; IS KILLED
CORTLAND, N.Y., June 2. - (By Associated Press) Joseph Foley of Lackawanna, fell from the top of a...Read MORE...

News  1946 - CIRCUS LION ATTACKS TRAINER AT CORTLAND
CORTLAND, (AP). - The lion tamer with the James M. Cole circus was attacked last night during his...Read MORE...

February 4, 1961 - The third great snowstorm of the winter season struck the northeastern U.S. Cortland NY received 40 inches of snow.

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Merrell
flag  Polly Ann MERRELL (13 August 1816, Cortland, New York, USA - 13 March 1891, Syracuse, New York, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Bennett
flag  Eugene BENNETT (1895, Ulster heights, New York, USA - 1991, Cortland, New York, USA) gravestone

Salisbury
flag  Miel SALISBURY (1741, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - 24 December 1829, Cortland, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1925
Charles Albert BADER (14 February 1898 - 19 August 1979) & Helen Stiles DEGROAT (2 December 1900 - 7 November 1988)
married 25 June 1925
 

Cemeteries in Cortland, New York, USA

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