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Utica, New York, USA

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Where is Utica, New York, USA? 

Utica is a city in the Mohawk Valley and the county seat of Oneida County, New York, United States.

Utica was incorporated as a village in 1798.Wikipedia


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Utica, New York, USA - American Scenery, 
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840
Utica, New York, USA

American Scenery,
by N.P. Willis, Illustrated by William Henry Bartlett, 1840

Utica, New York, USA - Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Utica, New York, USA

Utica (N.Y.) Conservatory of Music

The Ladies' Home Journal
July 1898
Utica, New York, USA - Busy Corner looking West, Utica, N.Y.
Utica, New York, USA

Busy Corner looking West, Utica, N.Y.
Utica, New York, USA - Utica, N.Y., Bleecker and Genesee Sts.
Utica, New York, USA

Utica, N.Y., Bleecker and Genesee Sts.
Utica, New York, USA - The Oneida County Court House, Utica, N.Y.
Utica, New York, USA

The Oneida County Court House, Utica, N.Y.

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News  1831 - DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN UTICA.
From the Utica Observer of Thursday.

On Sunday afternoon about 3 o'clock, a most alarming fire...Read MORE...

News  1858 - TERRIBLE RAILROAD ACCIDENT. SEVEN OR EIGHT KILLED - FIVE OR SIX FATALLY INJURED - OVER FORTY WOUNDED - CRUSHING OF A BRIDGE.
Utica, May 11. - A frightful accident occurred this morning, at half-past six o'clock, on the...Read MORE...

June 18, 1861: First fly-casting tournament in the United States, Utica, New York

The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
June 18, 1861
1862 - Utica
UTICA was incorporated as a village April 3d, 1798. It was formed as a town, from Whitestown, April ...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Four boys, the eldest seventeen years, have been arrested in Utica, N. Y., for robbing freight cars on the Central Railroad.
They all plead guilty, and implicated a man named Wm. Ferry as the instigator of the robbery. It is ...Read MORE...

News  1878 - How a Hat Saved a Life
MAJ. RUBE ALLEN, Com. Vanderbilt's favorite veteran engineer of the Central Road, a man of giant...Read MORE...

1879 - First Five and Dime Store in America
Five and Dime store: Founded by Frank Woolworth, Utica, N.Y., 1879 (moved to Lancaster, Pa., same...Read MORE...

1906
Utica, a city, capital of Oneida co., N.Y., on the Mo hawk River and the Erie Canal, 95 miles WNW....Read MORE...

News  1907 - Smoke Suffocates Two During Utica Hotel Fire. Several Other Persons, Overcome, Are Carried Out.
Utica, May 23. - By a fire that caused less than $5,000 damage in the Metropolitan Hotel shortly...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Dudley
flag  Fannie DUDLEY (1848, Utica, New York, USA - 16 December 1897, Flushing, New York, USA)

Harris
flag  Mary Agnes HARRIS (25 August 1876, Utica, New York, USA - 24 June 1929, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA) gravestone

Johnson
flag  Alexander S. JOHNSON (1818, Utica, New York, USA - 26 January 1878, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam))
flag  William Clarkson JOHNSON (16 August 1823, Utica, New York, USA - 23 January 1893, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Brush
flag  Arthur Dwight BRUSH (1924, Rome, New York, USA - 1948, Utica, New York, USA) gravestone

Coleman
flag  Abraham COLEMAN (1812, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - 22 July 1879, Utica, New York, USA)

Esterly
flag  Martin ESTERLY (1813, , New York, USA - 26 December 1868, Utica, New York, USA)

Heiser
  Louis HEISER (1868, - 4 September 1893, Utica, New York, USA)

Huntington
flag  Jerusha HUNTINGTON (24 August 1731, Norwich, Connecticut, USA - 14 December 1823, Utica, New York, USA) gravestone

Johnson
 immigrant flag  Alexandre Bryan JOHNSON (29 May 1786, Gossport, England - 9 September 1867, Utica, New York, USA) gravestone

Learned
 World War II Soldier flag  Lloyd Lewis LEARNED (8 May 1923, Malone, New York, USA - 8 January 2003, Utica, New York, USA) gravestone

Mccall
flag  J.R. MCCALL (1823, , New York, USA - 17 December 1867, Utica, New York, USA)

Porter
flag  Truman H PORTER (1829, , New York, USA - 31 January 1878, Utica, New York, USA)

Smith
flag  Sarah SMITH (6 November 1769, , New York, USA - 3 August 1828, Utica, New York, USA) gravestone

Wilcop
flag  Oscar M. WILCOP (1829, , New York, USA - 19 November 1859, Utica, New York, USA)
 

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Cemeteries in Utica, New York, USA

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