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White Plains, New York, USA

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Where is White Plains, New York, USA? 

White Plains, Westchester, New York, USA
White Plains is a U.S. city in the state of New York. It is the commercial hub and the seat of Westchester County. White Plains is located in south-central Westchester, with its downtown about 7 miles (11 km) east of the Hudson River and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Long Island Sound. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle, to the north and east by the town/ village of Harrison, to the south by the town/ village of Scarsdale, and to the west by the town of Greenburgh.Wikipedia


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White Plains, New York, USA - White Plains, N.Y. From Battle Hill. Here was fought Battle of White Plains.
White Plains, New York, USA

White Plains, N.Y. From Battle Hill. Here was fought Battle of White Plains.
White Plains, New York, USA - Post Office, White Plains, N.Y.
White Plains, New York, USA

Post Office, White Plains, N.Y.
White Plains, New York, USA - Community Center, Bronx River Parkway, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y.
White Plains, New York, USA

Community Center, Bronx River Parkway, White Plains, Westchester County, N.Y.

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News  1869 - Advices from Eastern New York and the New England States, on the 22d, represent the spring freshets to be the most severe since 1857.
The New York Central and Hudson River Railways were under water for miles, and travel was...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Insane Asylum
The managers of the New York Hospitals have decided to locate the new Insane Asylum at White...Read MORE...

News  1888 - A fire destroyed the old Ben Holiday stone mansion on the 14th three miles from White Plains, N.Y.,
now owned by Whitelaw Reid, of the New York Tribune. The building was one of the famous landmarks...Read MORE...

News  1895 - CHILDRENS' HOME DESTROYED. The 200 Inmates Get Out Safely Although Asleep When the Fire Breaks Out.
WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Feb. 16. - The West Chester temporary home, about a mile from the county...Read MORE...

1906
White Plains (officially, Whiteplains), a post-village, capital of Westchester co., N.Y., included...Read MORE...

News  1907 - WHITE PLAINS MOURNS VAMPS KILLED AT FIRE. Three Dead, One Dying as a Result of Sunday Night's Blaze. WARNED, BUT WORKED ON.
Volunteers Ignored Danger of Falling Wall and Crash Caught Them - Crowd Saw Accident.

White...Read MORE...

News  1924 - RESORT HOTEL BURNS.
White Plains, Sept. 21. - The Gedney farm hotel here was destroyed by fire early today.

Losses,...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Krantz
flag  Sonja Ingeborg KRANTZ (24 January 1939, White Plains, New York, USA - November 1996, )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Brown
flag  Jesse BROWN (1790, , New York, USA - 13 August 1868, White Plains, New York, USA)
flag  Robert M BROWN (1821, , New York, USA - 1 January 1868, White Plains, New York, USA)

Davis
flag  Charles H DAVIS (1797, , New York, USA - 27 September 1870, White Plains, New York, USA)

Freeborn
flag  William A. FREEBORN (1815, , New York, USA - 26 June 1868, White Plains, New York, USA)

Jones
flag  Edward JONES (1823, , United States (USA) (American Colonies) - 7 July 1875, White Plains, New York, USA)

Krantz
 immigrant flag  Anna Cecilia Elisabet KRANTZ (20 November 1891, Fröderyd, Jönköping, Sverige - Sweden - 17 November 1941, White Plains, New York, USA)

Longdon
  Edward LONGDON (1807, - 17 February 1861, White Plains, New York, USA)

Mitchell
flag  Elizabeth MITCHELL (28 August 1780, Woodbury, Connecticut, USA - 10 June 1825, White Plains, New York, USA)
 flag  Minott MITCHELL (24 September 1784, New Canaan, Connecticut, USA - 20 February 1862, White Plains, New York, USA) gravestone

Nugent
flag  James NUGENT (1810, , Ireland - 4 October 1878, White Plains, New York, USA)

Nye
flag  James W. NYE (1816, , New York, USA - 25 December 1876, White Plains, New York, USA)

O'Connell
flag  Michael O'CONNELL (1834, , Ireland - 26 April 1868, White Plains, New York, USA)
flag  Rich. O'CONNELL (1833, , Ireland - 19 June 1870, White Plains, New York, USA)

Pray
flag  Ebenezer H PRAY (1793, , Dutchess County, New York, USA - 7 March 1876, White Plains, New York, USA)

Scott
  Eliza SCOTT (1806, - 9 October 1877, White Plains, New York, USA)

Sherman
flag  Martha SHERMAN (8 December 1758, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA - 24 October 1829, White Plains, New York, USA)

Shoonberg
flag  Israel SHOONBERG (1850, , Germany (German States) (German Empire) - 8 June 1876, White Plains, New York, USA)

Silliman
   Elizabeth Leeds SILLIMAN (22 October 1789, - 8 March 1865, White Plains, New York, USA)

Stewart
flag  Charles L. STEWART (1805, , New Hampshire, USA - 1 April 1868, White Plains, New York, USA)

Ward
flag  Sylvestin L. H. WARD (1802, , New York, USA - 20 September 1879, White Plains, New York, USA)
 

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