GreenerPasture.com

Sign In



Add YOUR Family To This Page

History of Penn Yan, New York, USA

Journey back in time to Penn Yan, New York, USA

(Bluff Point)

Visit Penn Yan, New York, USA. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

Follow us on Instagram     
Penn Yan, New York, USA

Penn Yan, Yates, New York, USA

The name of the village is said to have been contrived from the first syllables of "Pennsylvania" and "Yankee", as most of the early settlers were Pennsylvanians and New Englanders (or Yankees). kids.kiddle.co




There is MUCH more to discover about Penn Yan, New York, USA. Read on!
Where is Penn Yan, New York, USA?

Not the place you are looking for? Try again!
Search for your ancestors by place

Search for Your Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Choose name from the list. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:
  • The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1823 - The village of Penn Yan became the county seat in 1823, when Yates county was created.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Penn Yan was incorporated in 1833.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1836 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, founded by Mr. Abraham Waggener, incorporated 29th April, 1833; the shire town about half a mile below the foot of the east arm of Crooked...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a thriving post-village of Milo township, capital of Yates county, New York, on the outlet of Crooked lake, and on the Canandaigua and...Read MORE...


  • 1892 - Penn Yan
    n the northern portion of township No. 7, of the first range, better and more commonly known as the town of Milo, at a point near and about the foot...Read MORE...


  • News 1895 - SAILBOAT CAPSIZED. PERRY TUFFT, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN LAKE KENKA.
    Penn Yan, N.Y., July 10. - On Lake Kenka yesterday PERRY TUFFT, his wife and three children lost their lives by the capsizing of a sailboat. When MR. ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central Railroad, 45...Read MORE...


  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Knapp House, Pen Yan, N.Y.
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Main Street looking North from Jacob Street
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    The Penn Yan Academy
  • 1906
    Penn Yan', a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central and the New...Read MORE...


  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    The Benham House
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Along the Dock
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Keuka College
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    N.Y.C. R.R. Depot, 1908
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Keuka Club
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    County Bldgs, Penn Yan, N.Y.
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Hatmaker Hospital, 1912
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Post Office
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    The Birkett Mills
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Catholic Church
  • In 1921 the Penn Yan Boat Company was founded by German immigrant Charles A. Herrman.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    M.E. Church, 1926
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Main Street, Penn Yan, N.Y.
  • Penn Yan, New York, USA
    Garrett Memorial Chapel, Bluff Point, 1932
  • News 1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
    Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

    Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler...Read MORE...




Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Penn Yan, New York, USA


Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Knapp House, Pen Yan, N.Y.

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Main Street looking North from Jacob Street

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
The Penn Yan Academy

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
The Benham House

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Along the Dock

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Keuka College

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
N.Y.C. R.R. Depot, 1908

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
County Bldgs, Penn Yan, N.Y.


Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Keuka Club

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Hatmaker Hospital, 1912

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Post Office

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
The Birkett Mills

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Catholic Church

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
M.E. Church, 1926

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Main Street, Penn Yan, N.Y.

Penn Yan, New York, USA
Pinterest
Garrett Memorial Chapel, Bluff Point, 1932

One Great Family

www.onegreatfamily.com

Find your family tree online

History and News of Penn Yan, New York, USA

Add History/News
  • The first frame dwelling at Penn Yan was built in 1799.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1823 - The village of Penn Yan became the county seat in 1823, when Yates county was created.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Penn Yan was incorporated in 1833.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1836 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, founded by Mr. Abraham Waggener, incorporated 29th April, 1833; the shire town about half a mile below the foot of the east arm of Crooked... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a thriving post-village of Milo township, capital of Yates county, New York, on the outlet of Crooked lake, and on the Canandaigua and... Read MORE...

  • 1892 - Penn Yan
    n the northern portion of township No. 7, of the first range, better and more commonly known as the town of Milo, at a point near and about the foot... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Penn Yan
    Penn Yan, a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central Railroad, 45... Read MORE...

  • News  1895 - SAILBOAT CAPSIZED. PERRY TUFFT, HIS WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN DROWN IN LAKE KENKA.
    Penn Yan, N.Y., July 10. - On Lake Kenka yesterday PERRY TUFFT, his wife and three children lost their lives by the capsizing of a sailboat. When MR. ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Penn Yan', a post-village, capital of Yates co., N.Y., is situated at the outlet and northern end of Keuka Lake, on the Northern Central and the New... Read MORE...

  • In 1921 the Penn Yan Boat Company was founded by German immigrant Charles A. Herrman.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • News  1949 - Gas Explosion Injures Plumber
    Methodist Church Slightly Damaged

    Lew Blakeslee of 231 Lake street, Penn Yan, was seriously injured at 11 a. m. Friday, March 18, in a gas boiler... Read MORE...

Penn Yan, New York, USA Genealogy

Ancestors Who Were Born in Penn Yan, New York, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were born in Penn Yan.

View Them Now (sorted by year of birth)


Ancestors Who Died in Penn Yan, New York, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who died in Penn Yan.

View Them Now (sorted by year of death)


Ancestors Who Were Married in Penn Yan, New York, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were married in Penn Yan.

View Them Now

Ancestors buried in Penn Yan - Cemeteries in Penn Yan, New York, USA

Lakeview Cemetery

St Michaels Cemetery


Updated: 11/21/2019 2:25:07 PM

Are you from Penn Yan? Do you have ancestors from there? Tell us YOUR story!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Penn Yan, 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.