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Gloria Waldron Hukle
An l868 Map of the City of
Property owners along the Hudson River and Kings Bridge Road such as Richards, J. G. Bennett, Poole, G.B. Butler, Dashwood, are clearly defined as well as scores of others along the Harlem River, many of them such as Dyckman and Van Nest familiar as they are descendants of Resolved Waldron.
From the research of Gerry Swentzel of
Roosevelt’s Island (Previously known as Welfare Island) located in the East River was first known as Blackwell’s Island which is how Rogers lists the long narrow piece of land where he aptly shows the Alms Houses, a Work House, Lunatic Asylum, and a Hospital.
Manhattanville, Mott Haven, Highbridgeville, Morrisania, West Morrisania, Tremont and so many others . Just fascinating.
Posted by Gloria Waldron Hukle
"It is said that some 60 percent of Americans have roots in New York State"
Nancy Johnsen Curran,genealogist,New York