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Auburn, New York, USA

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Where is Auburn, New York, USA? 

Auburn, Cayuga, New York, USA
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County, New York, United States, located at the north end of Owasco Lake, one of the Finger Lakes, in Central New York. It is the county seat of Cayuga County, and the site of the maximum-security Auburn Correctional Facility, as well as the William H. Seward House Museum and the house of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.wikipedia


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Auburn, New York, USA - William H. Seward house - Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA

William H. Seward house - Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA - Harriet Tubman house - Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA

Harriet Tubman house - Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA - Harriet Tubman marker - Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA

Harriet Tubman marker - Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA - American Hotel in Auburn, NY where George W. Salisbury and Caroline Smith were married -- believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad -- Source: Unknown
Auburn, New York, USA

American Hotel in Auburn, NY where George W. Salisbury and Caroline Smith were married -- believed to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad -- ... Read MORE...
  
Auburn, New York, USA - Engine and Hose Co. No. 5, Truck A, Fire Department, Auburn, N.Y.
Auburn, New York, USA

Engine and Hose Co. No. 5, Truck A, Fire Department, Auburn, N.Y.
Auburn, New York, USA - Auburn, N.Y. - State Street from Genesee Street
Auburn, New York, USA

Auburn, N.Y. - State Street from Genesee Street

Auburn, New York, USA - Franklin St. School, Auburn, NY 1895
Auburn, New York, USA

Franklin St. School, Auburn, NY 1895
Auburn, New York, USA - Seymour St. School, Auburn, NY 1895
Auburn, New York, USA

Seymour St. School, Auburn, NY 1895
Auburn, New York, USA - Auburn NY - late 1800s
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Auburn, New York, USA

Auburn NY - late 1800s
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Auburn, New York, USA - First Baptist Church, Auburn, N. Y.
Auburn, New York, USA

First Baptist Church, Auburn, N. Y.
Auburn, New York, USA - Post Office, Auburn, N. Y.
Auburn, New York, USA

Post Office, Auburn, N. Y.
Auburn, New York, USA - North Street, Auburn, N. Y.
Auburn, New York, USA

North Street, Auburn, N. Y.
Auburn, New York, USA - Harriet Tubman's grave - Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York
Auburn, New York, USA

Harriet Tubman's grave - Fort Hill Cemetery, Auburn, New York
  

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1836 - October 6 - A second early season snowstorm produced 26 inches at Auburn, NY

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News  1854 - Convicts and Religion
Examinations made at Auburn, New York, showed that out of nine hundred convicts, only forty-seven...Read MORE...

1859
AUBURN, the cap. of Cayuga co., in the state of New York, U. S., 173 m. W of Albany, on the outlet...Read MORE...

1860 - December 28 - Harriet Tubman arrives in Auburn NY, on her last mission to free slaves, evading capture for 8 years on the Underground Railroad

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News  1869 - Seward Trip
Hon. William H. Seward, accompanied by Hon. Frederick W. Seward and lady, and Abijah Fitch, Esq.,...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Emma A. Ridley, of Auburn, N. Y., was struck by lightning and instantly killed,
the other day, while standing at a table ironing. No injury was done to the house.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
July 3, 1869
News  1870 - Planing Mill Fire
AUBURN, N. Y., Aug. 19. - At 12 o'clock last night a fire broke out in the sash and blind factory...Read MORE...

News  1870 - Boiler Explosion at Auburn - A Building Demolished and One Man Killed
AUBURN, N. Y., Sept. 20. - The steam boiler in T. R. STALKER's planing-mill exploded at 6 o'clock...Read MORE...

News  1877 - Printers are upstanding citizens?
There are only three printers confined in Auburn, New York, prison. Among the convicts can be found ...Read MORE...

1879 - Auburn
IN 1815, Auburn was the largest village in Central or Western New York. Rochester and Syracuse had...Read MORE...

News  1880 - Strange Series of Misfortunes
Daniel Cornwall, of Auburn, New York, was the victim within the twenty-four hours ending at noon...Read MORE...

News  1888 - The doors of the First National Bank of Auburn, N.Y., were closed on the 23d, the result of a defalcation of $200,000 on the part of its cashier, Charles O'Brien, who had fled.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 28, 1888
January 18, 1890?
A Pleasant Call - Last evening a number of the members of the class of which David Salisbury is a...Read MORE...

1890 - Q. Where was the first person electrocuted for a crime in the United States?
A. In the State Prison at Auburn, New York, August 6, 1890.


The Evening Independent
Massillon, Ohio
October 23, 1935
June, 1891 (exact date unknown) - The 111th Survivors
A Large Delegation From this County Will Go to Gettysburg

A large number of the survivors of the ...Read MORE...

News  1902 - Big Freight Elevator Falls at Osborne's
One Man Killed and Three Others Injured Yesterday Afternoon

Lift Dropped From Within Three Feet...Read MORE...

News  1902 - All Show Improvement - Tult, Salisbury and Farrell Will Probably Recover - The Funeral of Harvey
George Tult, George Salisbury and James Farrell, the three men who were seriously injured in the...Read MORE...

News  1910 - BEST REUNION YET - Ranks of 111th Are Thinning but Old Spirit Is There
WITH OLD COMMANDER AGAIN
Hospitality of MacDougall Home to Be Extended to Survivors Next...Read MORE...

News  1911 - Joseph Nash was put to death in the electric chair at Auburn, New York, yesterday for murdering his son-in-law. Nash was a prominent citizen of Waterloo, N. Y.

The Caucasian
Clinton, North Carolina
May 4, 1911
News  1912 - MOTHER AND THREE CHILDREN DIE WHEN FIREWORKS EXPLODE.
ONE OTHER IS KILLED OUTRIGHT - SMALL GIRL VICTIM DIES AT THE HOSPITAL.

SEVERAL HOUSES...Read MORE...

1914 - Missing Auburn Man Believed in the Woods - Sherman S. Salisbury Who Disappeared at Malone. May Be Mentally Unbalanced.
Watertown - Feb. 5 - John M. Hyde, head of the Black River Paper & Manufacturing Company, by...Read MORE...

1914 - Missing Auburn Man is Located in Adirondacks - Sherman S. Salisbury Employed at Lumber Camp, Mr. Wallace Informs Friends
AUBURN - Feb. 8 - Sherman S. Salisbury of No. 17 Mary street in this city, reported to have been...Read MORE...

1916
Auburn, a city and the capital of Cayuga co., N.Y., is on the New York Central and Hudson River R., ...Read MORE...

News  1922 - AUBURN LANDMARK BURNED. Cayuga County Courthouse Destroyed With a Loss of $200,000.
AUBURN, N. Y., April 30 - The Cayuga County Courthouse was destroyed by fire of unknown origin this ...Read MORE...

1989 - This week in history… 75 Years Ago…
Jan 28, 1914: George W. Salisbury, 1 1/ 2 Lewis St., is the proud owner of a file of the "Free...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1861
Edwin Atson STRONG (3 January 1834 - 3 February 1920) & Harriet J POMEROY (18 February 1835 - 1888)
married 8 August 1861

1862
George Washington SALISBURY (11 July 1836 - 18 September 1915) & Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH (3 March 1843 - 15 February 1927)
married 20 August 1862

1887
George Wilhelm FEIGE (27 January 1867 - 28 August 1930) & Charlotte Marie SALISBURY (21 March 1868 - 5 February 1935)
married 16 February 1887

1891
Sherman Smith SALISBURY (4 October 1869 - 22 March 1947) & Evelyn GALBRAITH (22 July 1868 - 2 December 1951)
married abt 17 September 1891

1892
Will Claude RACE (1872 - 22 April 1943) & Mary Zeta CROWLEY (1871 - 11 August 1943)
married 31 May 1892

1894
Frank Cline PAUL (April 1863 - 16 October 1950) & Mary R GALBRAITH (26 January 1867 - 25 October 1933)
married bet. 1891-1894
Philip D KEELEY (1869 - 1941) & Mary Jane Jennie MCDOWELL (11 July 1872 - 6 May 1933)
married 19 September 1894

1895
Edwin Hizer DAYTON (31 October 1873 - 28 May 1922) & Grace Louise Augusta SHOREY (22 May 1874 - 14 August 1897)
married 7 August 1895

1907
Wallace Deland HYZER (February 1888 - 11 June 1960) & Emily ELGER ( - )
married 24 December 1907

1915
Joseph A MILLER (abt. 1891 - aft. 1935) & Helen L SHOREY (1896 - 6 January 1935)
married 25 January 1915

1916
Charles V CHURCHILL (25 January 1894 - 1920?) & Pearl Margaret Frances SHOREY (March 1894 - 17 August 1961)
married 26 January 1916

1927
Henry Calhoun ALMY (28 December 1896 - 6 August 1987) & Alma Caroline TALLADAY (14 July 1897 - 28 June 1974)
married 30 April 1927

1930
Paul A KELLEY (2 October 1898 - 29 October 1969) & Pearl Margaret Frances SHOREY (March 1894 - 17 August 1961)
married bet. 1923-1934
 

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