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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange) - Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
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Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange) - State Street Looking West, Albany, N. Y.
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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange) - Long Drawbridge, Hudson River at Albany
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Long Drawbridge, Hudson River at Albany
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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange) - New York Central Railroad Station, Albany, N. Y.
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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange) - Capitol Approach and Bell Telephone Bldg., Albany, N. Y.
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Capitol Approach and Bell Telephone Bldg., Albany, N. Y.
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Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange) - Home Savings Bank, Albany, N. Y.
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Where is Albany, New York, USA? 

Albany, Albany, New York, USA
Albany is the capital of the State of New York and the county seat of Albany County. Albany is 136 miles (219 km) north of New York City, and slightly to the south of the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. The city has a population of 93,963 (July 2006 est.).wikipedia


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1614 - Fort Nassau is built near present-day Albany

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1615 - Albany settled by Dutch colonists - It is called Fort Orange

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1664 - September 24 - Dutch Fort Orange (New Netherland) in present day Albany NY surrenders to the English

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1686 - July 22 - City of Albany, NY chartered

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights, Massachusetts and used by George Washington's army on March 17, 1776 (Evacuation Day) to free Boston from British control during the American...Read MORE...


1792 - Bank of Albany Established
In 1792, Bank of Albany was established with capital of $260,000.

The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia, Volume 3
Author Sir David Brewster
Publisher J. & E. Parker, 1832
Page 229

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1797-01-01 - Albany replaces NYC as capital of NY

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1807 - The Clermont made its maiden voyage from New York City to Albany making the vessel the first successful steamboat.

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News  1831 - August 9 - 1st US steam engine train run (Albany to Schenectady, NY)

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August 9, 1831
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News  1848 - SAD ACCIDENT
As the passengers by the noon train were about landing from the Boston on the bridge at the foot of Maiden lane, it gave way, by which several persons were more or less injured. GEORGE EUGAN, a hand on board of the Boston was seriously if not dangerously injured. The accident was caused by the...Read MORE...


News  1848 - APPALLING CONFLAGRATION! 500 BUILDINGS BURNED!! $3,000,000 Property Lost!!
Fire, though a good servant, is indeed a fearful master! And fearfully did this mad element rage yesterday! Our city is desolate! The ruin is appalling! The spirit sinks and the heart sickens, in contemplating such frightful losses – such side-spread ruin. Painful, most painful, is the task of...Read MORE...


News  1852 - Fire at Albany
ALBANY, Tuesday, May 4. The Dye House, Bathing House and Infirmary of Dr. DEAN, on Norton-street, was destroyed by fire this morning. Loss $4,000. Insured for $2,300 in the Empire State Mutual Co. The buildings were owned by Dr. DEAN and Mr. V. P. Douw. Messrs. JOSEPH DAVIS and McCLURE & Co., were...Read MORE...


News  1869 - Soldiers' Home
The Soldiers' Home in Albany, N.Y., has been closed for lack of appropriation by the Legislature for support, and its two hundred inmates will be taken to the government institution at Augusta, Me.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 19, 1869
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News  1883 - ANOTHER ROTTEN BOILER.
Albany, September 28. - Early this morning the boiler in the steamer J.S. Robinson, which lay at the foot of Waterloo Street, exploded with frightful force, instantly killing Capt. GEO. S. WARNER and Fireman WM. CLEARY, and seriously injuring FRED TINSLAR, the engineer who was blown in the water...Read MORE...


News  1884 - CRASHING INTO A LAND SLIDE. A TRAIN ON THE WEST SHORE WRECKED AND SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
The Atlantic express of the West Shore Road is due at Jersey City at 7 o’clock in the morning. It lost a few minutes south of Albany yesterday morning, and a little before 5 o’clock was booming along to make up time when it crashed into landslide at a bend in the road about a quarter of a mile...Read MORE...


News  1888 - March 12 - A blizzard paralyzed southeastern New York State and western New England. Albany NY reported 46.7 inches of snow.

The Weather Channel
March 12, 1888
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News  1897 - KILLED BY THE CARS.
Albany, N.Y., Jan. 11. - SUSAN ROSNA, aged eight years, was struck by the Montreal express train on the Delaware & Hudson railroad entering this city at 5:40 Saturday night and her body was horribly mangled. She was coming from the canal where she had been watching the skaters, and was struck just...Read MORE...


1911 - July 4 - Temperature reached 104°F in Albany, New York

The Weather Channel
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1916
Albany, a city, capital of the state of New York (since 1797) and of Albany co., on the W. bank of the Hudson River, in lat, 42° W3" N., lon. 73° 45' W., 142 miles N. of Sew York, and at the junction of the New York Central and Hudson River, the Boston and Albany, the Delaware and Hudson and the...Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 38 ancestors who were born in Albany, New York, USA (Fort Orange).
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Adams
  Anna Marie Adams (14 July 1929, - 2 December 2014, Albany, New York, USA ) gravestone

Bosch
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Cornelius Teunis Bosch (1613, Westbroek, Maartensdijk, Utrecht, Netherlands - 1666, Albany, New York, USA )

Bourgarde
America/USA  Alice Katharine Bourgarde (17 January 1903, , New York, USA - April 1977, Albany, New York, USA )

Crevier
Canada/New France  Jean Crevier (3 April 1642, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada - abt. 12 April 1693, Albany, New York, USA )

Dareth
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Jan Dareth (abt. 1634, , Netherlands - May 1689, Albany, New York, USA )

Dehooges
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Anthony Dehooges (abt. 1620, , Netherlands - 11 October 1655, Albany, New York, USA )

Dundon
America/USA  John Joseph Dundon (17 April 1902, , New York, USA - February 1976, Albany, New York, USA )

Gimlich (Gemlich)
immigrant Germany  Dorothea Gimlich (Gemlich) (8 March 1821, , Germany - 15 March 1911, Albany, New York, USA )

Huber
America/USA  Margaret Huber (May 1851, Albany, New York, USA - 14 May 1910, Albany, New York, USA )

Kirchner
immigrant Germany  Johann Jacob Kirchner (abt. 1810, , Germany - 1 August 1882, Albany, New York, USA )

Kretzler
America/USA  viola Kretzler (09/17/1900, Albany, New York, USA - January 8, 1994, Albany, New York, USA )

Mingael
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Maritie Thomas Mingael (1614, Beverwijik, Noord-Holland, Netherlands - 6 August 1689, Albany, New York, USA )

Penttila
  Untamo Penttila (March 25 1931, - December 22 1980, Albany, New York, USA )

Rinckhout
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Jan Rinckhout (abt. 1635, , Netherlands - bef. 1670, Albany, New York, USA )

Roberts
America/USA  Wallace Addison Roberts (31 August 1911, Woodstown, New Jersey, USA - June 1996, Albany, New York, USA )

Root
America/USA  Jane N. Root (1816, Granville, Massachusetts, USA - 18 April 1875, Albany, New York, USA )

Sherman
America/USA  Mary Sherman (3 February 1763, Woburn, Massachusetts, USA - 7 October 1834, Albany, New York, USA ) gravestone

Slade
America/USA  James William Slade (5 July 1904, North Adams, Massachusetts, USA - 9 October 1972, Albany, New York, USA ) gravestone

Van Blarcom
America/USA  Eybetie Lubberts Van Blarcom (1635, Albany, New York, USA - 1666, Albany, New York, USA )

Van Dycke
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Ryckie Ulrica Van Dycke (1636, , Netherlands - September 1709, Albany, New York, USA )

Van Kuykendall
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Jacob Leursen Van Kuykendall (22 August 1616, Geld, Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands - 29 April 1655, Albany, New York, USA )

Van Petten
America/USA  Annatje Claese Van Petten (abt. 1676, Albany, New York, USA - 26 July 1715, Albany, New York, USA )
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Claes Frederickse Van Petten (30 May 1641, , Netherlands - 3 October 1728, Albany, New York, USA )

Van Schoenderwoert
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Rutgers Jacobsen Van Schoenderwoert (1615, Schoonrewoerd, Leerdam Municipality, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands - 9 December 1665, Albany, New York, USA )

Van Vechten
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Dirck Van Vechten (1632, , Netherlands - 1782, Albany, New York, USA )
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1647
Anthony Dehooges (abt. 1620 - 11 October 1655) & Eva Albertse Bradt (9 January 1633 - 1689)
married 20 October 1647

1657
Roeloff Swartwout (1 June 1634 - 30 March 1714) & Eva Albertse Bradt (9 January 1633 - 1689)
married 13 August 1657

1675
Jan Albertse Van Loon (abt. 1650 - abt. 1720) & Marritje Albertse Jantz (September 1656 - abt. 1727)
married 23 February 1675

1697
Moise Dupuis (10 July 1673 - 19 January 1750) & Marie Anne Louise Christiansen (abt. 1675 - 26 October 1750)
married 21 July 1697

1698
Arend Clause Van Schaick (abt. 1674 - abt. 1740) & Maria (Marytje) Van Loon (abt. 1679 - abt. 1718)
married 22 February 1698

1699
Claas (Nicholas) Severson (abt. 1670 - bef. 9 February 1709) & Annatje Claese Van Petten (abt. 1676 - 26 July 1715)
married 26 July 1699

1762
Andries (Andrew) Widerwachs (22 May 1739 - 16 May 1824) & Catharina Reisdorff (10 May 1745 - 17 December 1827)
married 17 December 1762

1767
Johann Jacob Boomhower (Baumhauer) (abt. 1725 - abt. 1784) & Sarah Kimmel (26 April 1748 - 6 October 1829)
married 3 August 1767

1911
Henry Edward Hayn (24 September 1883 - 15 May 1951) & Julia Anna Kirchner (5 October 1883 - )
married 18 October 1911
 




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