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Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa)

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Where is Rensselaerville, New York, USA? 

Rensselaerville is a town in Albany County, New York, United States. The town is named after Stephen Van Rensselaer.[3] The "official" hamlets are Cooksburg, Medusa, Potter Hollow, Preston Hollow, and Rensselaerville.

Medusa is a hamlet in the Town of Rensselaerville, in Albany County, New York, United States.

First settled in 1786 by Uriah Hall and his son Joshua, Medusa's first name was Hall's Mills after those first settlers. In 1850, the name of the village was changed to Medusa, at that time the village contained a Methodist Episcopal and a "Christian" Church, a hotel, two stores, two mills for grain, turning works, an evaporator, paper mill, carpenter's shop, and two Blacksmith's shops.Wikipedia


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Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa) - Main Street, Medusa, N.Y.
Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa)

Main Street, Medusa, N.Y.
Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa) - Johnson's Hill Crest Farm, Medusa, N.Y.
Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa)

Johnson's Hill Crest Farm, Medusa, N.Y.
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Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa)


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1906
Rensselaerville, a post-village of Albany co., N.Y., in a township (town) of its own name, about 24 ...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Haines
flag    Charles Delemere HAINES (19 June 1856, Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa) - 11 April 1929, Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Gifford
flag   Henry GIFFORD (1 January 1762, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) - 1820, Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa))
flag   Joseph GIFFORD (8 October 1784, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) - 17 December 1858, Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa))

Salisbury
flag   Elizabeth SALISBURY (30 March 1739, Little Compton, Rhode Island, USA (Adamsville) - 12 July 1825, Rensselaerville, New York, USA (Medusa))
 

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