Early history of Hempstead, Long Island

by Charles B. Moore

Publisher: Trow"s Print. in N.Y

Written in English
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Reprinted from the New York genealogical and biographical record, vol. X, no. 1, January, 1879.

The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
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Maps Directories History. Indicates a map that is georeferenced. Amityville Hempstead North 1 Great Neck Town Roslyn Town Hempstead North 2 Hempstead South Long Island Country/Location: Continent/Location: New York Publish Date: Publisher: Beers, Comstock & Cline. LONG ISLAND, NY ILLUSTRATED The early days of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, better known as Long Island, New York, are recalled through a mixture of colorful tales and factual data in this NEW 57 Page Book, reprinted primarily from two hard-to-find sources: the edition of Historical Collections of the State of New York by John Warner Barber Seller Rating: % positive. Long Island’s Early Settlements. Long Island has a deep rooted history dating back to the original Native American tribes that lived on the island back when it was known as ‘Paumanok.’ The region is full of museums and interpretive centers that celebrate Native American heritage and history. Henry married Ann Valentine and had 3 children. He passed away on in Hempstead, Long Island New, Netherlands. Family Members. Parents Thomas Pearsall Mary Brent Spouse(s) Private Ann Valentine Children. Pearsall. Miriam Pearsall Daniel Pearsall Nathaniel Pearsall

Gibbs and his wife Iris were co-editors of the "Long Island Forum" for 40 years. Their writings were later compiled into books, "Harking Back" and "Bethpage Bygones," which documents the history of the community from the time of the Bethpage Purchase by Thomas Powell on through the early 's. Come discover a rich Long Island history filled with fascinating tales of Early Settlers, Revolutionary War Spies, Maritime Adventures, and great advances in Science, Aviation and e famous Long Island historic sites including the homes of past presidents, poets and artists, including President Theodore Roosevelt, poet Walt Whitman and Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollock. In a history post, the Cradle of Aviation Museum said that Long Island’s geography was ideal for early aviation because of its location at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean and proximity to New. Elmont is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located in northwestern Hempstead in Nassau County, New York, United States, along its border with the borough of Queens in New York City. It is a suburban bedroom community located on Long population at the census.

Totaling 1, square miles of land area, Long Island New York is divided into four counties: Kings (Brooklyn), Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk. Suffolk is the easternmost and by far the largest of. In a deed dated 16 Jul , Charles Abrahams of Hempstead and his wife conveyed to Josias Starr a hollow, which had been given to Abrahams by his father-in-law "Robart Bedall" situated on Hempstead Plains, the hollow being about /2 miles north of the town.   Family photo of Vanessa Pierre, of Hempstead. Pierre's body was found "facedown on the sidewalk," along the Horace Harding Expressway in Bayside early Friday, police said. Long Island Nassau Hempstead takes $20M from reserves to balance budget Town of Hempstead department heads are charged with finding more than $11 million in savings in

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EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags)Pages:   Start reading The early history of Hempstead (Long Island) on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle. Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.5/5(1). An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this : This book should be required reading for everyone who lives on Long Island.

The book was in excellent shape upon arrival and the seller was a pleasure to deal with. Read more/5(14). Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book B2n v.Internet Long Island book has digitized Vols. Vol. 15, and Vol. 24, but not Vol. 14 - free. - Combes, George D.A. "Early Vital Records of Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., from the Minutes.

Hempstead Public Library. Nichols Court. Hempstead, NY - - Probably the best known portion of Hempstead, the portion which attracts the most visitors every year and has done so for nearly half a century, is the great sand bar which practically stretches along the entire south front of Long Island, forming a succession of inland seas - Hempstead Bay, Jamaica Bay, South Bay - and which is known by many.

In the spring ofthirty to forty families left Stamford, Connecticut, crossed Long Island Sound, landed in Hempstead Harbor and eventually made their way to the present site of the village of Hempstead where they began their English settlement within Dutch-controlled New Netherland.

Long Island was also growing during this period. The Long Island Telegraph was first published in the Village of Hempstead in (became the Hempstead Inquirer in ). The Long Island Railroad (chartered in ), decided that the line would be extended to Hempstead in Cemetery inscriptions from Hempstead Long Island Genealogy.

Cemetery inscriptions from Hempstead, Long Island, New York Ancestry. Cemetery inscriptions from Hempstead, a history of St. George's Long Island book Church, Hempstead, Long Island Family History Library Adventures for God: a history of St. George's Episcopal Church.

John Russell Sprague III, JD, has written a solidly documented monograph, "Early Spraggs of Hempstead, Long Island" which appeared in The Genealogist in the Spring of Although the Spraggs were not among the first sixty landowners inhe tells us that "it seems likely that Edward came with his wife and family to the Hempstead area not long beforeeither from Connecticut or directly from England.".

Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book B2n v. - "Early Vital Records of Hempstead, Long Island, N.Y., From the Minutes of the Meetings of the Town Justices and Vestry," Long Island Source Records (begins on page 22), courtesy: Ancestry ($).

The Early History of Hempstead, L.I. The Alphabetical School Book of Edward Willett (Jamaica) Loyalists and Doubtful Men of Kings County, ; Genealogical Items from the Long Island Star; Absentee Patriots from British-Occupied Suffolk County, L.I., ; Long Island, (N.Y.) Marriages and Deaths from the Suffolk Gazette; Index To This Section.

Genealogies of Long Island Families, Vol. This collection consists of genealogies for early families of Long Island, which today is comprised of the New York counties of Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk. A history of Long Island: from its earliest settlement to the present time.

History of Long Island: death died Dutch early east enemy England English erected established extensive five formed four George governor granted Harbor head held Hempstead Henry hundred Indians inhabitants Jamaica James John judge justice known land late laws Long Island March meeting miles minister Neck New-York About Google Books 5/5(1).

Marriages Recorded at Reformed Dutch Church, Manhasset, Long Island (Formerly Success, then North Hempstead), also a Few Deaths,copied from the Original Records, by Henry Onderdonck, Jr., whose manuscript rapidly falling to pieces, is Owned by the Long Island Historical Society, Brooklyn, N.Y., copied from the.

The Oldest Burial Ground in The Town of Hempstead, L. I., NY In the Autumn oftwo New England men, Rev. Robert FORDHAM & John CARMAN, with families, crossed Long Island Sound from the New Haven Colony, to Nassau Island, which was then a territory under Dutch control, but which today is known as Long Island in State of New York.

Hempstead Village is the oldest English settlement in Long Island's Nassau County and the county's first political core. Diverse from its inception, the village's historic scenery includes stately Hempstead Town Hall, elegant St. George's Episcopal Church, and the white spires of the United Methodist Church of Hempstead and Christ's First Presbyterian Church.

vintage photos recall aspects of life on Long Island from post-Civil War to modern era. Village life, agriculture, local industries, celebrities, early aviation and movie industries, fabulous estates, beaches, much more. Unique document of early Nassau and pioneer photography.

Full informative captions. Introduction. Indices.5/5(2). The Incorporated Village of Hempstead is located in the Town of Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United population at the census, but by had reac according to the U.S.

Census Bureau estimate. It is the most densely populated village in New York. Hempstead Village is the site of the seventeenth-century "town spot" from which English and Dutch.

JACKSON: History of the Jackson family of Hempstead, Long Island, Ohio and Indiana: descendants of Robert & Agnes Washburn Jackson 48 00 Hardcover - $ USD Softcover - $. Long Island Forum, 44(2) February pp.

Schneider, Louis H. "Francis Lewis, Patriot." Long Island Forum, 32(4) April p. 70 [3rd column, 3rd and 4th paragraphs recount his capture at Ft.

Ontario, close calls with death, and and imprisonment on two continents]. History of North Hempstead by Past Historian Howard Kroplick. Creation of Long Island and the Long Island Sound The history of North Hempstead begins with the creation of Long Island o years ago.

Geologists believe huge glaciers, two miles thick, pushed ice and earth south across Canada and Northern America. History Intwo surveyors for Hempstead Town reported that the "east meadow" would be suitable for grazing.

The area quickly became a grazing area for cattle and later, in the 18th century, for sheep. Hempstead Fire Department th Anniversary Book,[B] c Laws of the State of New York [B] (early volumes - Legislation in each volume is for preceding year):,  When Abraham & Straus opened its doors here 40 years ago, this village was the center of business and politics on Long Island.

But now that A. Hempstead was settled in by a band of Puritans who sailed across the Long Island Sound from Stamford, Connecticut in search of a place where they could more freely express their particular brand of Protestantism. They were led by the Rev. Robert Fordham and John Carman, both disciples of the Rev.

Richard Denton, the leader of their sect. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Seaman Family in America: As Descended from Capt. John Seaman of Hempstead, Long Island” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving. Long Island has had a long recorded history from the first European settlements in the 17th century to today.

Greatly influenced by construction of railroads in the 19th century, it experienced growth in tourism as well as the development of towns and villages into some of the first modern suburbs in. Genealogies of Long Island Families, Vol. This collection consists of genealogies for early families of Long Island, which today is comprised of the New York counties of Kings, Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk.

A history of Long Island: from its earliest settlement to the present time. InLong Island was divided into three counties: Kings, Suffolk, and Queens. Queens County included western Long Island, as well as the present day towns of Hempstead and Oyster Bay.

The towns grew slowly as a quiet agricultural area through the early 's, although its plains provided ideal sites for colonial horse racing tracks.In early US history, the Hempstead Plains region was cited as one of the few natural prairies east of the Allegheny Mountains.

Long Island historians George Dade and Frank Strand wrote that it was created by an outwash of glacial sediment more than ten thousand years ago. The result was vast, flat open land.

Ashman, Robert,at Hempstead;at Jamaica.” (Long Island Source Records, The Early History of Hempstead, L.I., pOn-Line Genealogy Library database) Anoq Domini ” (Early Pennsylvania Land Records, Minute Book F.