Olde Ulster: an historical and genealogical magazine

Old Ulster was a magazine published in Ulster County, New York, in the early 1900s. Online editions of issues from 1905 through 1909 are available and offer a wealth of free and very useful information about people in Ulster County's past.  Choose a volume: 

  • JANUARY - Our Proposition - Early Reference to the Esopus - Old Ulster and Washington Irving - An Uncompleted Manumission  - Stoking a Kiln in Olden Time - The Esopus in 1679 - Jonathan W. Hasbrouck - Shawangunk, Its Meaning and Origin - The Reverend Charles Scott, D.D. - Lineage of the Martin Snyder Family - Martin Snyder's Certificate of Character - A Colonial Ballad

  • FEBRUARY - Ulster's Fight for Liberty - Coetus and Conferentie Controversy 1754-72 - Population in 1698 - The Lineage of the Clinton Family - Charles Clinton's Church Letter 1729 - On the Esopus at Saugerties - George Clinton's Commission as County Clerk 1759 

  • MARCH - The Mingled Blood of Old Ulster - Kingston in 1823 - The Esopus Indians and Their language - The Reverend Nathan W. Jones - The Ancestry of Elanor Graham wanted - The Indian deed to Thomas Chambers 1652 - Proof Wanted of William Horton's Ancestry - Will of Jean Hasbrouck 1712 - Kingston Baptismal Records - Gravestone Inscriptions at New Paltz - Lament on Death of Domine Mancius

  • APRIL - The Esopus Settlers and the Indians - The Esopus as a Granary 1683 - President Roosevelt's Old Ulster Ancestry - The Esopus, a Land of Milk and Honey 1681 - The New Paltz Patent 1677 - Accession of George III Celebrated 1761 - George Washington to the Masons 1782 - Family vault of Thomas Chambers - Inhabitants of the County of Ulster in 1738 - Gravestone Inscriptions at New Platz - Kingston Baptismal Records after 1809 - Rallying Song of the Tenth Legion 1861

  • MAY - The First Disturbance at Esopus 1658 - Thomas Chambers to Governor Stuyvesant - Letter Confirming the Chambers Letter - A Farther Complaint of Thomas Chambers - Du Bois Tombstone Inscriptions at Fishkill - Forests of Old Ulster in 1738 - The Beginning of Wilbur 1806 - The Patent of the Kingston Commons 1687 - Lineage of the Bevier Family - A Kingston Boy's Lament

  • JUNE - Indian Troubles Become More Acute - For Sale, A Young Negro Man - The Line Dividing Ulster and Orange - The Purchase of the Dutch Church Bell - The Honorable Charles G. DeWitt - Washington Riding to Take command - The Severe Winter of 1780 - The Kingston Church Beakers - Population of Kingston in 1681 - Uzal Knapp and Washington's Guard - Specimen of Dutch Humor - Original Name of the Wallkill - Proclamation of Clinton as Governor - A Wynkoop Family Bible Record - Gravestone Inscriptions at New Paltz - In the Ravines of the Catskills

  • JULY - The First Esopus Indian War 1659 - Indian Graves in Rosendale - Indian incursion into Shawangunk 1780 - First Paper Published in Ulster County 1777 - First patent Issued in Orange County 1697 - Lineage of the Kiersted Family - Polling Places in Ulster County in 1777 - Kingston Baptismal Records - The Old Stone House

  • AUGUST - Lull in the Conflict at the Esopus - Cultivation of Strawberries at the Esopus 1664 - English Equivalents of Dutch Christian Names - Various Versions of "Trip a Trop a Troontjes" - The Village School at Wildwyck in 1668 - Lieutenant Daniel Taylor, the British Spy - Status of the Indians in New York 1679 - Gravestone Inscriptions at New Paltz - Fighting under Ensign Smith no Child's Play - Last of the Esopus Indians - A Jarndyce-Jarndyce Case - Beneath the Overlook

  • SEPTEMBER - Founding of the Neiuw Dorp, or Hurley - The Cheese Mines of Old Hurley - The Name of Kingston and its Predecessors - An Ulster County Boy in the Revolution - Kingston Baptismal Register - Gravestone Inscriptions at New Paltz - The Schepen's Court could not Deed Land - Mohonk Lake

  • OCTOBER - The Second Esopus Indian War - Fire Insurance in Wiltwyck in 1670 - Old Ulser Adjuring the Pretender 1715 - Old Ulster's Unmarked Graves - Genealogical Information wanted - Savage Hearts Full of Love 1673 - Will of Hugo Frere, the Patentee - Lineage of the DeWitt Family - The Wallkill River at Walden

  • NOVEMBER - Negotiating for the captives - Fined for Churning on Fast Day 1664 - Wallkill Valley Families in Central New York - Bill of Sale of a Negro Boy 1777 - The Earliest Israelites in The Esopus 1668 - The Stone at the Grave of Thomas Chambers - The Chambers PearTree - Journal of Henry Pawling - Lineage of the Pawling Family - Lineage of the DeWitt Family - Civil Marriages in Kingston 1667-8 - Indian Summer in Woodland Valley

  • DECEMBER - Captain Cregier's Active Operations - Journal of Henry Pawling - The Statue of Patriotism - A Library at the Esopus in 1665 - A Matter of Dates - Currency at the Esopus 1652 - Lineage of the Pawling Family - Lineage of the DeWitt Family - Sunrise from the catskill Mountain House

  • JANUARY - The Rescue of the Captives - Ravages of Esopus Wolves - Saving the State Records - Religious Liberty in New Netherland - Orphan Masters in Old Ulster - The Call to Domine Blom - Journal of Henry Pawling - Lineage of the De Witt Family - The Cauterskill Falls

  • FEBRUARY - Peace at Esopus - Prisoners for Debt to be Kept in church 1680 - The Fleet Prison - The Rip Van Dam Patent - The New Paltz People and Mohonk - Isaack, the Hunchback, Sues Jan Roosa 1681 - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Information Wanted of Harcourt Family - Lineage of the De Witt Family - No Savage to be harbored at Night 1677 - The Block House to be a School House 1681 - Kingston Baptismal Records - Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh

  • MARCH - Old Ulster Under English Rule - Old Ulster in the Electoral colleges - Indian Mounds at Shawangunk "New Fort" - Picking Wild Hops at the Esopus 1666 - Lineage of the Schoonmaker Family - Kingston Baptismal Records - Lineage of the De Witt Family - "My Heart's in Old 'Sopus Wherever I Go"

  • APRIL - The Erection of Fox Hall Manor - The Story of Fantine Kill - Lineage of the Brink Family - Lineage of the Schoonmaker Family - The Old Church Ruin at Wawarsing

  • MAY - The Huguenots of Old Ulster - A "Baas" Shoemaker in Wildwyck 1680 - The Horrors During the Revolution - Chambers Presents a Portion of His Coat of Arms 1679 - Old Ulster and The Clermont - The Lineage of the Brink Family

  • JUNE - The Indian Deeds and Treaties - The Name of Ponckhackie - The Fort at Great Shandaken 1779 - "Not You, but Thomas Didymus" Directions to Repair the Palisades 1663 - Hanging the Village Bell 1680 - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Lineage of the Schoonmaker family - Kingston Baptismal Records - Mijn Jammer Klagt

  • JULY - To Dutch and Then to English Rule - Appointment of a "Rattle Watch" 1681 - The Journal of Conrad Weiser - Ulster's Most Famous Spot - Covering the Church Roof 1669 - Some Surnames of Old Ulster - Our Indians in Trouble with Iroquois - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - In Plattekill Cross-Clove

  • AUGUST - The Erection of Ulster County - Journal of Conrad Weiser - Susan Meritt Changes her Mind - A Wiltwyck Trial by Ordeal in 1682 - A Thanksgiving Day of James II - An Ordinance Against Tramps 1685 - The Dutch Rule of Purchase of Indian Land - Grant of Green Kill 1677 - The Military Post at Shokan - A Coroner's Inquest in 1683 - Lineage of the Decker Family - No Racing on Wiltwyck's Street 1676 - Lineage of the Brink Family - Great Falls, Near Kiskatom 

  • SEPTEMBER - Ulster's Earliest Sufferers for Freedom - Exchanging a Negro for an Ox 1682 - Origin of Name of "Anthony's Nose" - The Story of the Bush Children - The "Tories" of the Revolution - La Montagnie Both Fore-singer and Fore-reader - The Council of Safety - Fining the man Who Drank 1682 - Lineage of the DeWitt family - Moonlight upon the Hudson

  • OCTOBER - The Leisler Tragedy - The Indian Names of the Hudson - Negroes Not to Congregate on Sunday 1682 - Old Hurley, the Capital of the State - Land Grant at "Kleyne Esoopus" 1682 - Fitting Out the Church in 1682 - The Patriots falling in Line - Indian Grant Until "New Fort" 1683 - Old Ulster Tories - Kingston baptismal Records - Sounding Do-o-o-o-o-o-o-o - Lineage of the Christian Meyer family - The Coming of the Palatines

  • NOVEMBER - Escaping the Curse of Landlordism - The Kingston Society Library 1809 - The Length of the Sabbath 1682 - Campaign and Battle of Minisink - The Turkey Point Road - The Captivity of Short and Miller - The Lineage of the Van Etten Family - Minisink

  • DECEMBER - The Esopus Before chambers came - Shank's Ben and Runnip - The Anchorage - Dutch Five-Finger Rhymes - Kingston, the Capital of the State - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Lineage of the Van Etten Family - The Hudson

  • JANUARY - The Piepowder Court 1691 - Suit Over a Negro Without Ears 1682 - The Washingtons in Kingston - The Killing of Harmanus Du Mond - New York Refugees in Ulster County - Building a Rope-Walk in Kingston 1777 - Lineage of the Decker Family - Valorous Vandals at Kingston

  • FEBRUARY - The old Mine Road - The Fort at Lackawack - The Kocherthal Records - The Lineage of the Van Etten Family - Sunset on Shawangunk Mountain 

  • MARCH - The Palatines of Newburgh - The Council-House at Wawarsing - The Ante-Mortem Recording of Wills - The Kocherthal Records - The Vision of Stoffel

  • APRIL - The Newburgh Palatines - A Curious Dutch Expression - Rondout Valley in the Old French War - The Old Stone Church at Wawarsing - The Kocherthal Records - The Willowemoc in Summer

  • MAY - The Palatine Exodus - De Pruttelarij Voerman - Millers' Tolls in 1661 - The Land Grant at High Falls 1682 - Where the Records Were Stored 1777 - The Esopus and Canada - An Indian Sale of Land 1684 - Lineage of the Elting Family - The Kocherthal Records - A Nocturne of the Catskills

  • JUNE - The Platines at The Camp - The Loyalist Problem - Kingston Women Demanding Tea - The Depot at Marbletown - A Woodland Grant to Jan Roosa - Lineage of the Elting Family - The Kocherthal Records - The Minisink

  • JULY - The Naval Stores Project - Pipes, Wine and Sermons Lost - Count Zinzendorf in Old Ulster - A Mombaccus Description of Land - The Indian Figure at Esopus - The Lineage of the Eltinge Family - The Falls of Caterskill 

  • AUGUST - The West Camp Palatines - A Quaint Appointment of Guagers 1682 - Sancte Claus, Goed Heylig Man - Dutch Proper Names in Ulster - Lineage of the Schoonmaker Family - The Kocherthal Records - A Reverie in the Catskills

  • SEPTEMBER - Settling the Esopus - Some Ulster County Surnames - Petition for captain Snyder's Exchange 1781 - Kingston's First Steam Ferry - Atkarkarton-Atharhacton - Willem Beeck's Will 1684 - Lineage of the Stanton Family - The Kocherthal Records - The Falls of Mongaup

  • OCTOBER - The Evolution of Liberty in Old Ulster - The Old Court House - Chambers and the van Rensselaers - Lineage of the Stanton family - The Kocherthal Records - White Lake

  • NOVEMBER - The Remnants of the Esopus Indians - The Governor's Residence - The Dutch Ding Dong Bell - Lineage of the Stanton Family - The Kocherthal Records - The Cathedral Gorge of the Esopus

  • DECEMBER - The Founding of Kingston - Ulster Names in Pennsylvania Archives 1724 - The Wawarsing Baptismal Bowl - Ulster County and Valley Forge - Lineage of the Stanton Family - The Kocherthal Records - By Rifton Rapids

  • JANUARY - The Silver Covenant Chain - The Map of the Stockade - Securing the Iron of the Old Court House 1777 - The Gathering of the Patriots - Jan Oom - Lineage of the Stanton Family (cont'd from Vol 3 p 376) - The Kocherthal Records - The Heroine of Esopus pt 1

  • FEBRUARY - Governor George Clinton, first paper - An Error Corrected - The Story of Kingston - Jeremiah Bachorn, Hair-Dresser - Vaughan's Second Expedition - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - The Kocherthal Records - The Heroine of Esopus pt 2 

  • MARCH - Governor George Clinton, second paper - Vaughan's Second Expedition - Keeping the Stockade in Repair - Revolutionary Vouchers - A Time of Indian Alarms 1756 - The Kocherthal Records - Local Names for the Dutch - Indian Wigwam of Palse Creek - Colonel van Cortlandt and Brant - The Massacre at Esopus 1663

  • APRIL - Governor George Clinton, third paper - Highway Overseers in 1742 - Vaughan's Second Expedition - First Indian trouble at the Esopus - Early History of Ithaca - Boston Trading at Esopus - Indian Summer on the Hudson

  • MAY - Governor George Clinton, fourth paper - The Monument to George Clinton - Vaughan's Second Expedition - The Duel in Kingston 1671 - Resolutions of the Kingston Trustees - The Hasbrouck Diary - Early History of the Dumond Family - An Appreciation of George Clinton - A Nieuw Dorp Pastoral

  • JUNE - Governor George Clinton, fifth paper - Clinton to Lieutenant-Colonel Bruyn - Vaughan's Second Expedition - Journal of the Voyage of Charles Clinton 1729 - Marriage of George Clinton - Coming Marriage of Charles DeWitt - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - The Home Coming of Clinton

  • JULY - Governor George Clinton, sixth paper - Vaughan's Second Expedition - The Clinton Obsequies - A Letter from George Clinton - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - On Sam's Point

  • AUGUST - Governor George Clinton, seventh paper - Vaughan's Second Expedition - The Celebration in Kingston - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - By Hudson's Tide

  • SEPTEMBER - Governor George Clinton, eighth paper - A Dutch Nonsense Rhyme - Vaughan's Second Expedition - Forming the Clinton Procession - The Van Aaken and Allied Family - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - October Hues of the Catskills

  • OCTOBER - Governor George Clinton, ninth paper - A Dutch St. Nicholas Rhyme - Adding Romance to History - A Letter of Congratulation - The Fort at Lackawack - Letters to Colonel Charles DeWitt - Forming the Clinton Procession in New York - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - Esopus Kingston

  • NOVEMBER - Governor George Clinton, tenth paper - The Name Ashokan - The Captivity of the Abeels 1781 - Letters of Charles DeWitt - Taking Governor Clinton to the Battery - The Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - The Van Deusen Family - Autumn in the Catskills

  • DECEMBER - Governor George Clinton, eleventh paper - The Esopus When Chambers Came 1652 - Letters of Charles DeWitt - Law Relating to Private Burials of Servants 1684 - The Patentees' Monument - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck  Family - Information Given and Asked - The Deed of Vaughan

  • JANUARY - Governor George Clinton, twelfth paper - The Story of Jane Strope - Kit Davis' Kil - Letters of Charles DeWitt - An Echo of Indian Troubles - Brew House for Sale 1803 - The House of Johannes Tack - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - At Funeral of Marius Schoonmaker

  • FEBRUARY - The Settlement of Katskill (Leeds) - Law of New York Relating to Arson 1732 - Governor george Clinton, thirtheenth paper - Letters of Charles DeWitt - The Hardenbergh House at Rosendale - Lineage of the Abraham Hasbrouck Family - On the Banks of the Hudson

  • MARCH - Governor George Clinton, fourteenth paper - The Labadists and The Esopus - The Birthplace of George Clinton - Letters of Charles DeWitt - The VanAaken and Allied Families - The Rhine

  • APRIL - Henry Hudson and Ulster county - Governor George Clinton, fifteenth paper - The Manhattan at Battery Pier, New York - Letters of Charles DeWitt - Lineage of the Decker Family (cont'd from Vol III) - A Ballad of a Dreadful Day

  • MAY - Henry Hudson and Ulster County - Some Old Dutch Names for Cookery - Governor George Clinton, sixteenth paper - Jacob Jansen Stoll and Jacob Hap - George Clinton and Billy Smith - A Tory Estimate of Sheriff DuMond - Letters of Charles DeWitt - The Clinton Procession in Washington - Lineage of the Decker Family (cont'd) - A Storm in the Catskills

  • JUNE - Henry Hudson and Ulster County - Governor George Clinton, seventeenth paper - The Old Senate House - Sheriff Egbert DuMont - Lineage of the Decker Family - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - Letters of Charles DeWitt - The Hudson

  • JULY - In Memoriam, colonel Charles DeWitt - Governor George Clinton, eighteenth paper - Letters of Charles DeWitt - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - From the Tower on Belle Ayr Mountain

  • AUGUST - The Ambitions of Kingston - Governor George Clinton, nineteenth paper - Letters of Charles DeWitt - DeWaal House - Charles De Witt - A Quaint Document - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - The Hudson

  • SEPTEMBER - A Crafty Esopus Indian - The Delaware and Hudson canal - The Treaty Made "Under the Blue Sky" - The Man Who Burned Kingston - Letters of Charles DeWitt - Foreign Trade of the Esopus - The Name "Steene Rapie" - Clinton Procession in Washington - Advertisement of a Forge - The Van Aaken and Allie Families - Henry Hudson's Quest

  • OCTOBER - Old Ulster and its hinterland - The Dutch Church in Kingston - In the Bruynswyck Churchyard - Kit Davis's Patent - Slaves in Marbletown in 1755 - Petition for Domine Bloem - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - Gates of the Hudson

  • NOVEMBER - A Palatine Boy and a Free Press - Fox Hall Manor and the Monument - Indian Outrages in Rochester in 1756 - Colonel Jacob Rutsen - An Alarm of Early Days - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - Night in Katsbaan 

  • DECEMBER - The First Census of the Town of Kingston - Rensselaerswyck Settlers Connected with the Esopus - The Rhinebeck Ferry - The Old Catskill House - Esopus and Ponckhockie - Governor George Clinton, twentieth paper - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Famliy - Catskill Mountains

  • JANUARY - The House of Mrs. Falls, Liberty Square - Early Settlement of Middletown - Death Notices from Old Papers - The Father of Colonel Jacob Rutsen - A War Scare in Kingston - LIneage of the Christian Meyer Family - The Van Aaken and Allied families - To Thomas Cole, the Painter

  • FEBRUARY - The Palatinate of the Rhine - A Reminder of Slavery Days in New York - The Ferry at Saugerties - The Government of New Paltz - The Reverend John Miller and "The Esopus" - An Order to Repair the Domine's House - Death Notices from Old Papers - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - Vanderlyn

  • MARCH - Patriotic Women and Their Tea - Bridging the Esopus - The Supply of Lead in the Revolution - New Store and Landing - The Bruyn Family of Shawangunk - Some Dutch Family Names - Renewing the Treaty with the Indians - The Farm Between Two Creeks - The  Van Aaken and Allied Families - The Wallkill Valley

  • APRIL - The Patent of Rochester and the Settlement - colonel George W. Pratt - The Bogardus Inn - An Interesting letter - The Indians in 1676 - An Old Dutch Nonsense Rhyme - A Will of Manumission - The van Aaken and Allied Families - Ontiora

  • MAY - The Hardenbergh, or the Great Patent - Governor George Clinton, twenty-first paper - Colonel McClaghry's Freedom - The Day Line of One Hundred Years Ago - The Effect of a Patriotic Address - The Settlement of the Town of Hunter - Marriage Notices in Old Kingston Papers - Patriots of New Paltz - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - May in Kingston

  • JUNE - The Earliest Settlers at Saugerties Village - The Settlement at the Peenpack - Manuel Gonzales, the Spaniard - A Carrier's Address, One Hundred years Ago - Death Notices from Old Papers - Building the State's Strong Box 1777 - The Precincts of Old Ulster - The Van Aaken and Allied Families - The Hudson

  • JULY - Disbanding of the Army under Washington - The New Paltz Patent and its Boundmarks - The Ostrander Family - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Independence Anthem

  • AUGUST - The Iroquois and the Ulster - Building the Delaware and Hudson Canal - Manuel Gonzales and His Nickname - Anthonij van Hooges, a Charming Personality - The Old Kingston Academy - Slavery in Ulster County - Tawarataque and the Hurley Boundary - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Organizing the State Government at Kingston 1777

  • SEPTEMBER - Slavery in Ulster County - The Mill of the Esopus - A Few Kingston Death Notices - feudal Service to Fox Hall Manor - Highway Districts in Early days - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Cloudland in the Catskills

  • OCTOBER - James S. McEntee's Story of the Canal - Mattys Jansen van Ceulen, the Patroon of Zwaanendal - A Few Old Letters - The Committee of Ulster County - Fortifying Kingston in the Old French War - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Onteora to the Pine

  • NOVEMBER - Bonding Towns and Corrupt Politics - A Dutch Nonsense Rhyme - The oldest House in Port Jervis (Decker) - Conraedt Ten Eyck, an Early Patriot - About the De Witt Family - The Wallkill - The Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - The Sprit of the Mountain

  • DECEMBER - The Temple at New Windsor 1782 - The Birthplace of DeWitt Clinton - De Duivels Dans Kamer - A Moving "Birnam Woo," Which Failed - Tombstone Inscriptions in Kingston Churchyard - Fourth of July Meeting 1845 - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Perished

  • JANUARY - The Shawangunk Mountain Range - Site of Old Fort and Wawarsing's First Settler - First Riflemaker in America an Ulster Huguenot - The House of Judge Hasbrouck - John Persen's Will - Records in the Persen Family Bible - From a Roosa Family Bible - New Year Morn O'er the Catskills

  • FEBRUARY - Wiltwyck Chapter House - Provincial and Revolutionary Military Organizations - Tombstone Inscriptions in Kingston churchyard - A Threat from Joseph Brant - The Will of Antoine Crespel - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family The Mountains of the Skys

  • MARCH - DeWitt Clinton's Birthplace - Provincial and Revolutionary Military Organizations - Ulster Lodge, No. 193, F. &  A. M., Saugerties, N.Y. - A Glimpse of Kingston Fifty Years Ago - New Shaving and Tonsural Establishment - A Revolutionary Certificate - The Will of Wessel TenBroeck - Information Wanted - Legend of Kaaterskill

  • APRIL - The Indians of Catskill - The Katsbaan Church Records - Relating to the Terwilliger Family - Provincial and Revolutionary Military Organizations - Wiltwyck Chapter House - On the Rondout

  • MAY - The Captivity of Frederick Schermerhorn - Provincial and Revolutionary Military Organizations - A Carrier's Address of Forty Years Ago - Governor George Clinton's New Coat - The Colors of the One Hundred and Twentieth - The Katsbaan church Records - The Catskills

  • JUNE - The Departure of the Twentieth Regiment - An Old-Time Pedagogue - Provincial and Revolutionary Military Organizations - A Marriage License of British Days - The Katsbaan church Records - The Maid of Ulster

  • JULY - Departure of the One Hundred and Twentieth - The Divorce of Annetje Arians 1664 - Katsbaan church and Domine Ostrander - The Katsbaan church Records - The Men Who Held the Line 

  • AUGUST - The Centennial of the State of New York - The Grave of Colonel Jacob Rutsen - Major John Gillespy and Family - Roosa Family Records - Records in the Viele Family Bible - The Katsbaan Church Records - Half a Century After

  • SEPTEMBER - Rondout Village Eighty Years Ago - Frontier Blockhouse Defense 1758 - Three Generations of Patriots - The Medal of the Brothers De Witt - Palatine Families at West Camp in 1710-11 - The Katsbaan Church Records - Vanderlyn

  • OCTOBER - Greenkill Mills and Charles De Witt - Proposed Moravian Settlement in Ulster County 1753 - New York State Historical Association Meeting - Katsbaan Church Records - The Catskills

  • NOVEMBER - The Story of the One Hundred and Fifty-Sixth - Proposed Moravian Settlement in Ulster county 1753 - This Region Two Hundred and Fifty Years Ago - Initial Stones in Katsbaan Church Wall - The Katsbaan Church Records - What Isaac Thomas Did

  • DECEMBER - Musings in the Kingston Churchyard - Vouchers of the French and Indian War 1758 - Proposed Moravian Settlement in Ulster County 1753 - An Old Dutch Milking Song - George Washington and the Church of Kingston - The Katsbaan Church Records - Down in the Glen at Idlewild 

  • JANUARY - Ulster County and the Frelinghuysens - Musings in the Kingston churchyard - The Will of Tjerk Glaeszen De Witt - Katsbaan Church Records - A Patriotic Charge for Each Sixteenth of October

  • FEBRUARY - Mrs. Dina Frelinghuysen - Mrs. Dina Hardenbergh - Revolutionary Frigates in the Esopus - The Ulster Iron Works at Saugerties - Ulster County Ninety Years Ago - Kingston Postmasters - Katsbaan Church Records - The Glebe Schoolhouse at Newburgh

  • MARCH - A Pioneer Settlement from 'Sopus - The Honorable Agreement of Tjerck De Witt of Coxing 1710 - Lieutenant Van Hoevenberg in the Revolution - Katsbaan Church Records - In the Catskills

  • APRIL - A Pioneer Settlement from 'Sopus - The Northeast Corner of Old Ulster - The Matrimonial Bond of Three Bachelors 1781 - Genealogy of Colonel Jacob Rutsen - The Katsbaan Church Records - The Hudson River

  • MAY - An Ulster Congressman Fights a Duel - Aaron Burr and Ulster County - A Curious Marriage Custom - Will of Lambert Huybertse Brink - Temple Hill Monument, New Windsor - Katsbaan Church Records - A Day by the Delaware

  • JUNE - The Jewish Colony at Sholam, Ulster County - Prayer, Faith and Expectation in Wawarsing - Old Stone Church at Hurley, New York - That Katsbaan Church Records - Klyne Kill

  • JULY - The Delaware River - The Old Stone School House at Hurley - David Schuyler - Last Letter of General Montgomery 1775 - The Katsbaan Church Records - The Catskills

  • AUGUST - The Catskill-Canajoharie Railroad Project - An Old Dutch Musical Rhyme - Aldert or Aleardt Roosa - The Jan Van Deusen House, Hurley - The Katsbaan Church Records - An Autumn Ramble in the Catskills

  • SEPTEMBER - General Sharpe and Lee's Surrender - Remarks at the Fire - The Katsbaan Church Records - A Sonnet. To G. P. K. 

  • OCTOBER - The Building of Plank Roads - Death of Domine Mancius - The Old Normal School at New Paltz - Legend of the Willow Plate - The Katsbaan church Records - Jacob's Valley

  • NOVEMBER - General Sharpe at the Unveiling - First County Convention in Ulster County - Manumitting a Slave 1794 - Recollections of General James Clinton - The Katsbaan Church Records - A Sunset at the Episcopal Parsonage

  • DECEMBER - Historical Notice of Kingston and Rondout 1858 - Some Old Landmarks in and About Hurley - The Residence of John Sudam - Marius Amid The Ruins of Carthage

  • JANUARY - Historical Notice of Kingston and Rondout - Some Old Time industries of Hurley - The Will of Rachel Bogardus - The New Netherland Origin of Santa Claus - The Katsbaan Church Records - Winnisook

  • FEBRUARY - The Episcopal Church in Ulster County 1704-6 - The Horse of General Sharpe and his Tombstone - The last Proclamation of the Last Royal Governor - A Former Visit of Washington Irving in Kingston - The Katsbaan Church Records - The Peace of Winnisook

  • MARCH - The Pratt Rocks at Prattsville - John Vanderlyn - General Van Cortlandt and Sullivan's Expedition - The Katsbaan Church Records - At Winnisook

  • APRIL - The Pine Bush Raid and Graham's Defeat 1778 - Names and Occupations of Newburgh Palatines 1708 - Brodhead's Ashokan Reservoir - Advertisements One Hundred Years Ago - About Tar Making 1708 - Ulster County Feeding Boston's Poor 1774 - The Katsbaan Church Records - Burial of Minnisink

  • MAY - Old Ulster and the American Navy - Judge Elmendorf and Lucas Turnpike - A Fox Hunt - A Revolutionary Tar and Feathering - The Will of Helena Smedes - The Katsbaan Church Records - Sonnet-Marious in Carthage

  • JUNE - Old Ulster and the American Navy Lieutenant Charles W. Chipp, U.S.N. - Governor William L. Marcy at Saugerties 1833 - The Jubilee of American Independence 1826 - The Katsbaan Church Records - A Legend of the Hudson

  • JULY - Old Ulster and the American Navy - Rear Admiral Robert W. Shufeldt, U.S.N. - The Death of Lieutenant Chipp - Historic Wawarsing - Recalling Events of the Long Ago - The Katsbaan Church Records - Mirage of Mount Kaaterskill

  • AUGUST - Establishing a New Jerusalem in Sholam - Ulster County's Battle Ground - Honk Falls - Mattys Jansen van Ceulen (van Keuren) - Lineage of the Brink Family - The Waterfall

  • SEPTEMBER - Opening of the Delaware and Hudson Canal 1826 - A prospective Manumission - An Amazon of the Lumber Woods - Old Ulster and the American Navy Rear Admiral Hiram Paulding, U.S.N. - Colonel Jacobus Severyn Bruyn - Shaking Hands - The Old Wawarsing Church and its Pulpit - Ulster County Tobacco Culture 80 years ago - Some Palatine Riddles - Mount Mongola

  • OCTOBER - Colonel Zadock Pratt - Peter Van Orden, a Soldier of the American Revolution - The Lady Washington galley - The Name of Katskill or Kaaterskill - Clothing the Revolutionary Army - Holland

  • NOVEMBER - The Kingston Academy - The Mother of Roscoe Conkling - The Great Webster-Hayne Debate 1830 - Early Reference to the Esopus - Prefixes to Dutch Names - Old Saugerties Advertisements 1830 - Bridal Torch

  • DECEMBER - The Old Sawyer Discovered - Mansion House - The Kingston Academy, cont'd - Fire in Kingston in 1805 - The Four Shawangunk Lakes - Van Gaesbeeck Family in Netherlands - The Death of Governor De Witt Clinton - Six Van Hoevenbergh Generations - De Witt Clinton Entering Columbia College - Indian Summer on the Hudson

  • JANUARY - Visit of the seventh Regiment in Kingston 1855 - Chancellor Kent on Colonel Charles DeWitt - The Genesis of the Rip Van Winkle Legend - Andrews Devors Identified - An Elmendorf Line - Jacob's Valley - Evening on the Hudson

  • FEBRUARY - The National Grays - The Kingston Academy - The Amalgamation of Dutch and Yankees - Roundout Mansion House 1833 - Reminiscences of Catskill - The Will of Mattijs Persen - Copley's Autumn on the Hudson

  • MARCH - Early Schools in Old Ulster - The Hurley Greens - A Letter of Revolutionary Days - Records of the Rochester Church - To the Hudson

  • APRIL - Christopher or "Kit" Davis, the Esopus Pioneer - The Dis-interment of Governor Clinton - The Passing of the Dutch Language - Street Railroad Service in Kingston Begins 1866 - Records of the Rochester Church - The Long Drama

  • MAY - An Early Railroad Project - Kingston in 1817 - The Old Senate house - Forming ithe Constitution of New York 1777 - A Kingston Barber's Advertisement - One of the Services George Clinton Rendered - Letters to the Committee of Safety in 1776 - Records of the Rochester Church - Fort Putnam, West Point

  • JUNE - Academy Green and its Indian Treaties - Shawangunk Colonial Tunnel and Old Mine Road - The First Senate of New York 1777 - Kingston in 1828 - Records of the Rochester Church - The Patience of Liberty

  • JULY - Old Ulster and the American Navy Rear Admiral Abram Bruyn Hasbrouck Lillie, U.S.N. - Boom Days in Saugerties - The First State Constitution and the Hogsheads - Land Patents in the Esopus Under the Dutch - Ulster County in 1833 - Diary Entry covering Burning of Kingston in 1777 - Records of the Rochester Church - Pine Orchard, the Portal to the Region of Romance

  • AUGUST - Ulster County and the War of 1812 - The Historian of Kingston - Why Burgoyne Was Not Reinforced at Saratoga - Rapid Transit 100 Years Ago - Entry from Marbletown Church Records - Lineage of the Christian Meyer Family - Records of the Rochester Church - Champlain

  • SEPTEMBER - The Down Rent War - Notice of Building of Bridge at Saugerties 1816 - The Invasion of the Yankees - The Family of Colonel Charles Clinton - Records of the Rochester Church - The Highlands

  • OCTOBER - Sojourner Truth - Governor Clinton Present at the burning of Kingston 1777 - One of the down Rent Ballads - An Old Time Mathematical Problem - Records of the Rochester Church - Explosion of Steamer Reindeer 1852

  • NOVEMBER - Washington's Headquarters at Newburgh - The Story of Gross Hardenbergh - The charter of the Dutch Church, Kingston - Records of the Rochester Church - Cochecton

  • DECEMBER - A Retrospect - Hon. David Miller DeWitt, the Historian - The Murder of Sheriff Steele 1845 - Records of the Rochester Church - Vale

Ulster County 1790

Dutch Names in My Family:

Decker 

Stanton 

Hollenbeck 

Dykeman

Bogardus

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