GreenerPasture.com
FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
Get Started Sign In
Menu Menu
Search Search
Family Tree Family Tree
Daily News Daily News
Bookmarks Bookmarks
Not on this site Don't end up on this site as someone's ancestor!

Long Island City, New York, USA

People, Pictures and News From the Past

Where is Long Island City, New York, USA? 

Long Island City, Queens, New York, USA
Long Island City, as its name suggests, was formerly a city, created in 1870 from the merger of the Village of Astoria and the hamlets of Ravenswood, Hunters Point, Blissville, Sunnyside, Dutch Kills, Steinway, Bowery Bay and Middleton in Newtown Township. It was a separate city until 1898... The city surrendered its independence in 1898 to become part of the City of Greater New York...wikipedia


Add YOUR Ancestor To This Page


Long Island City, New York, USA - St. Patrick's Church, Dutch Kill, L.I.
Long Island City, New York, USA

St. Patrick's Church, Dutch Kill, L.I.
Long Island City, New York, USA - Public School No. 1
Long Island City, New York, USA

Public School No. 1
Long Island City, New York, USA - Long Island City Buick
Long Island City, New York, USA

Long Island City Buick
Long Island City, New York, USA - 1953 Queens Typewriter Co. ad
Long Island City, New York, USA

1953 Queens Typewriter Co. ad

History / News

Add History/News

[Hide/Show]

News  1893 - RICHARD LAVELLE'S NECK BROKEN. THROWN FROM A MUSTANG PONY AND INSTANTLY KILLED.
Long Island City, May 30. - RICHARD LAVELLE, who, with JOHN O'DONNELL, conducts a Wild West show at ...Read MORE...

News  1907 - KILLED ON WAY TO FUNERAL. TRAIN HITS MOURNERS' COACH IN LONG ISLAND CITY, HURLING THREE TO DEATH.
Special To The Washington Post.
New York, Feb. 12. - Three killed and one mortally injured is the...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Anderson
flag  Enoch ANDERSON (4 May 1698, Long Island City, New York, USA - 15 April 1756, Trenton, New Jersey, USA) gravestone

Brewster
flag  Frances BREWSTER (24 March 1779, Long Island City, New York, USA - 6 April 1844, Van Etten, Chemung, New York, uSA) gravestone

Hallett
flag  William HALLETT (October 1648, Long Island City, New York, USA - 18 August 1729, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Holbrook
flag  Abigail HOLBROOK (21 May 1648, Long Island City, New York, USA - 1681, Derby, Connecticut, USA)

Jackson
flag  Joseph JACKSON (9 February 1710, Long Island City, New York, USA - 5 October 1769, Rockaway, New Jersey, USA) gravestone

Jones
flag  Benjamin JONES (1649, Long Island City, New York, USA - 2 July 1717, Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, USA)

Ogden
flag  Margaret OGDEN (1755, Long Island City, New York, USA - 1813, )

Opdyck (Opdike)
flag  Johannes Lawrenson OPDYCK (OPDIKE) (1651, Long Island City, New York, USA - 1729, Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA)

Tooley
flag  Agnes TOOLEY (14 December 1684, Long Island City, New York, USA - 10 September 1719, Haddam, Connecticut, USA)

Tryntye
flag  Catherine TRYNTYE (1653, Long Island City, New York, USA - 3 March 1746, Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA)

Van Nieuwkirk (Vannieukirk)
flag  Cornelis Gerretse VAN NIEUWKIRK (VANNIEUKIRK) (1662, Long Island City, New York, USA - 7 February 1695, Hurley, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Adams
 flag  George Washington ADAMS (13 April 1801 , , Berlin, Germany - 30 April 1829, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Barton
flag  Charlotte B. BARTON (1806, Athens, New York, USA - 23 January 1895, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Collon
flag  Annie Elizabeth COLLON (1863, , New York, USA - 14 January 1896, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Eohufelt
flag  William EOHUFELT (1874, , United States (USA) (American Colonies) - 18 September 1893, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Gellweiler
flag  Peter GELLWEILER (1868, , New York, USA - 13 July 1897, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Goldsmith
flag  Thomas GOLDSMITH (27 February 1686, Southold, New York, USA (Mattituck) - 27 December 1743, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

HALLETT
flag  William HALLETT (October 1648, Long Island City, New York, USA - 18 August 1729, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Hand
immigrant flag  Stephen HAND (15 October 1635, , England (United Kingdom) - 15 April 1693, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Jones
immigrant flag  Thomas JONES (abt. 1620, , Wales (United Kingdom) - February 1668, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Pigg
flag  Alice PIGG (1627, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 1660, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Seaman
immigrant flag  John SEAMAN (8 March 1611, Bulmer, Essex, England - 5 August 1694, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Strickland
immigrant flag  Elizabeth STRICKLAND (1623, , England (United Kingdom) - 1665, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Trask
flag  James G.Farrell TRASK (1820, , Ireland - 19 October 1894, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Trico
immigrant flag  Catalyntje TRICO (1605, , Belgium - 11 September 1689, Long Island City, New York, USA) gravestone

Walter
flag  George B. WALTER (1819, , New York, USA - 19 November 1894, Long Island City, New York, USA)

Willett
flag  Thomas (Francis) WILLETT (1 October 1646, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA (North Plymouth) (White Island Shores) - 11 October 1723, Long Island City, New York, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1683
Abraham David ACKERMAN (3 March 1659 - 1704) & Aeltie VAN LAER (14 May 1663 - 1704)
married 28 May 1683
 

Cemeteries in Long Island City, New York, USA

Are you from Long Island City, New York, USA? Do you have ancestors from there?

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Long Island City, New York, USA, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.