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Middlesex, New York, USA


Middlesex, New York, USA - Post Office & Shephard Block, Middlesex, N.Y.
Middlesex, New York, USA

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Middlesex, New York, USA
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Where is Middlesex, New York, USA? 

Middlesex, Yates, New York, USA
Middlesex is a town in Yates County, New York, USA. The Town of Middlesex is on the northwest corner of the county and is south of Canandaigua, New York.

The first settlers arrived around 1789. The town was formed in 1796 while still part of Ontario County, New York. The town was known as "Augusta" until 1808, when the name was changed to "Middlesex" to avoid confusion with another location named Augusta. When Yates County was formed in 1823, Middlesex became part of the new county.

The Town of Potter was formed from part of Middlesex in 1832, and more of Middlesex was added to Potter in 1856.Wikipedia

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News  1858 Fatal Freak of a Boy
In Middlesex, New York, on Wednesday afternoon, John R. Francisco, aged about fifteen years, went into a shed attached to his father's barn and suspended himself by the neck with a rope. He told some little children who were with him to run into the house as he was going to hang himself, and from...Read MORE...

1892 - Middlesex
The town of Middlesex as at present constituted occupies a position in the extreme northwest corner of Yates County, and is therefore more remote from the county seat than any other of the county's subdivisions. Originally this town was a part of the district of Augusta, and as such embraced a much ...Read MORE...

Middlesex, a post-village of Yates co., N.Y., in Middlesex township (town), 15 miles S. of Canandaigua, on the Lehigh Valley R. The town is bounded on the W. by Canandaigua Lake. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1282; of the village, about 400.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
Added: 10/22/2014 5:19:21 PM - 1  Updated: 10/23/2014 10:44:01 AM - 1

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flag  Lucina M Blanchard (31 August 1841, Rowe, Massachusetts, USA - 28 February 1893, Middlesex, New York, USA) gravestone

  Milton Duboise (1794, - 8 November 1862, Middlesex, New York, USA)

flag  Alfred Salisbury (15 July 1804, , New York, USA - aft. 1873, Middlesex, New York, USA)
flag  Margaret Salisbury (8 November 1791, , New York, USA - 21 April 1862, Middlesex, New York, USA)
flag  Samantha Salisbury (7 August 1806, , New York, USA - 2 April 1888, Middlesex, New York, USA)

  Elizabeth Shields (7 July 1767, - 28 April 1844, Middlesex, New York, USA) gravestone

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