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Canaan, New York, USA

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Where is Canaan, New York, USA? 

Canaan is a town in Columbia County, New York, United States.

The first settlers arrived around 1759. The town was founded in 1772 as "Kings District." The name was changed to "Canaan" in 1788. One of the oldest sections of Canaan is Frisbie Street, settled in 1770 by Gideon Frisbie, who emigrated from Canaan, Connecticut. Frisbie Street fronts what was once the Albany-Boston stagecoach route.Wikipedia


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Canaan, New York, USA - Lake Queechy looking North from the Point, Canaan-Four-Corners, N.Y.
Canaan, New York, USA

Lake Queechy looking North from the Point, Canaan-Four-Corners, N.Y.
Canaan, New York, USA - Lake Queechy, Canaan, N.Y., from the North-East
Canaan, New York, USA

Lake Queechy, Canaan, N.Y., from the North-East
Canaan, New York, USA - Residence. Lake Queechy, N.Y.
Canaan, New York, USA

Residence. Lake Queechy, N.Y.

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1859
CANAAN, a township of Columbia co., in the state of New York, 20 m. NE of Hudson, watered by...Read MORE...

1900 - Canaan
This is one of the eastern border towns of the county, and is the second from the northern...Read MORE...

1916
Canaan, a post-township (town ) of Columbia co., N. Y., about 20 miles NE. of Hudson, is...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


CASE
flag  Emanuel CASE (31 May 1796, Canaan, New York, USA - 3 August 1871, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

Decker
flag  Sarah DECKER (1827, Canaan, New York, USA - 22 February 1850, Lee, Massachusetts, USA)

Hall
flag  Mary B. HALL (1827, Canaan, New York, USA - 26 May 1852, Tyringham, Massachusetts, USA)

Herruh
flag  Susan HERRUH (1829, Canaan, New York, USA - 16 March 1857, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)

Kloseman
flag  Heinrich Ernst "Henry" KLOSEMAN (abt. 1850, Canaan, New York, USA - 1926, )

Nutting
flag  Jane E. NUTTING (1833, Canaan, New York, USA - 13 June 1858, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Olmstead
flag  Martha OLMSTEAD (1787, Canaan, New York, USA - 20 February 1853, Howard Twp., Cass Co., Michigan, USA?) gravestone

Owens
flag  Harriet OWENS (1834, Canaan, New York, USA - 8 March 1877, Lee, Massachusetts, USA)

Tucker
flag  William H. TUCKER (1832, Canaan, New York, USA - 16 May 1863, Lee, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Wyman J. TUCKER (1823, Canaan, New York, USA - 20 January 1853, Lee, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Smith
flag  Marshall SMITH (1832, , United States (USA) (American Colonies) - 1 September 1882, Canaan, New York, USA)
 

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