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    Celia M. Hastings Local History Room of the Patchogue-Medford Library As well as selected links from the PML Local History Website

    Revised, edited, expanded, with selected surname additions by Mark H. Rothenberg

    Wyandanch Austin Roe Walt Whitman Theodore Bessie Coleman Jacqueline Billy Joel Bill OReilly Roosevelt Pioneer Aviator Kennedy Onassis


    See also Long Island Families

    American Families of Historic Lineage, Long Island Edition, 2 vols., issued under the editorial supervision of William S. Pelletreau and John Howard Brown. New York: National Americana Society, [n.d.]. LI REF 929 P

    Empire State Notables, 1914. New York: H. Stafford, 1914. NY REF 920.0747 EMP Genealogies of Long Island Families from the New York Genealogical and Biographical

    Record, 2 vols. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2000. LI REF 929.3747 GENE v. 1-2 Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Family History of New York, [comp.]

    by William S. Pelletreau, 4 vols. New York; Baltimore, MD: [s.n.]; Repr. for Clearfield Co., Inc., by Genealogical Puyblishing Co., Inc., 1907, repr. 1998. NY REF 929.3747 PEL

    Individuals and Families. In Index of Articles on Long Island Studies in Journals and Conference Volumes, com. by Natalie A. Naylor. Hempstead, NY: Hofstra University. Long Island Studies Institute, 2001: pp. 62-65. LI REF 974.721 R-LI-4 NAY

    Long Island and Patchogue Vertical File Subject Headings (Patchogue-Medford Library. Celia M. Hastings Local History Room)

    Long Island Genealogical Source Material [A Bibliography], [comp. and ed.] by Herbert Furman Seversmith and Kenn Stryker-Rodda. Washington, DC: National Genealogical Society, 1962. LI REF 929.3 SE

    Long Island Source Records: From the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, [comp.] by Henry B. Hoff. Batltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987. LI REF 929.3747 LON

    General Histories of Long Island

    Bookbinder, Bernie. Long Island: People and Places, Past and Present. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1983, rev. 1998. LI REF & Q 974.721 R-LI-2 BOO

    Classic L.I. Histories & Document Collections (Patchogue-Medford Library. Celia M. Hastings Local History Room. Long Island History web page)

    Long Island: A History of Two Great Counties, Nassau and Suffolk, 3 vols., ed. by Paul Bailey. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1949. LI REF 974.721 BAI


  • Handwriting , Historical (Decipherment)

    Stryker-Rodda, Harriet (Genealogically Speaking). Understanding Colonial Handwriting, repr. from New Jersey History. Newark, NJ: The New Jersey Historical Society, 1980. LI REF 929.1028 STR


    See also Military Records

    Funeral Sermons Index (Mostly Suffolk County, also CT & NJ)

    o Christopher Youngs Record of Funeral Sermons Preached, With the Names of Persons,

    Places, and Dates, Text and Verse, 1829 to 1879, comp. by Diane F. Perry. [Riverhead, NY]: Suffolk County Historical Society, by permission of the Baiting Hollow Congregational Church, 1976. LI REF 929.5097 YOU -- The Index by Last Names, contains the following surnames: Allen, Barbaer, Beeman, Beemer, Brown, Carter, Chalmers, Compton, Conklin, Corwin, Courson, Cuffee, Culver, Davis, Dayton, Downs, Edwards, Emmon, Gerard, Glover, Griffing, Hallock, Hammond, Hawkins, Homon, Howell, Hulse, Jackson, Jennings, Jones, King, Lee, Leek, LHommedieu, Luce, M[c]G, Matthew[s], Mills, Moger, Muthy[?], Noyes, Osborn, Overton, Owen, Penny, Petty, Price, Raynor, Reeve[s], Robinson, Rohbuck, Skidmore, Smith, Terry, Terryl, Tooker, Turner, Tuthill, Tyler, Warner, Wells, Wines, Woodhull, Young[s].

    Suffolk County, NY

    o Adams, James Truslow. Memorials of Old Bridgehampton. Port Washington, NY: Ira J.

    Friedman, [1962]. LI REF 974.725 AD o American Revolutionary War Soldiers and Patriots Graves in the Town of Riverhead,

    New York, [comp.], researched and written by Georgette L. Case. [S.l.]: Daughters of the American Revolution. Suffolk County Chapter, 1999. LI REF 974.725 T-RIVR CAS

    o Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town). Bicentennial Committee. American Revolutionary War Patriots Buried in the Town of Brookhaven, researched by Harry W. Huson. [S.l.]: The Committee, 1976, rev. 1977, repr. 1981. LI REF 974.725 T-BROO HUS

    o Brookhaven (N.Y. : Town). Historian. Cemetery Book by Name (Brookhaven Town) [computer printout], [comp. and ed. by Osborn Shaw]. [Patchogue, NY: The Historian], 1993. LI REF 929.5097 CEM

    o Cemetery Records of Those Who Served in the Revolution. [Patchogue, NY: s.n., 1925]. Healy, Clement M. North Fork Cemeteries (Images of America). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. Non-Fiction and LI REF 974.725 CO-SUFF HEA-N

    o Healy, Clement M. South Fork Cemeteries (Images of America). Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006. LI REF 974.725 CO-SUFF HEA-S

    o Huntington Historical Society. Genealogy Workshop. Index to the Huntington Rural Cemetery, 1853-1990. Huntington, NY: Huntington Historical Society, 1998. LI REF 974.725 T-HUNT IND

    o Huntington (N.Y. : Town). Historian. Huntington Historic Cemeteries, 3rd rev. ed., comp. by Rufus B. Langhans. Huntington, N.Y.: Office of the Historian, 1988. LI REF 929.5097 LAN


  • o Incorporated Village of Patchogue, N.Y. Historian. Cedar Grove Cemetery: Gravesite Directory, 2 vols. [Patchogue, NY: The Historian], 2007. LI REF 929.5 CED 2 -- Subtitles of volumes: Alphabetical Listing by Name of Deceased and Alphabetical Listing by Gravesite Owner

    o Incorporated Village of Patchogue, N.Y. Historian. Lakeview Cemetery, Patchogue, New York: Gravesite Directory, comp. by Hans Henke. [Patchogue, NY: The Historian], Nov. 2001. MLI REF 929.5 LAK

    o Incorporated Village of Patchogue, N.Y. Historian. Waverly Avenue Cemetery, Patchogue, New York: Gravesite Directory, comp. by Hans Henke. [Patchogue, NY: The Historian], Jan. 2002. LI REF 929.5 WAV

    o Nassau-Suffolk Regional Planning Board. Town of Brookhaven: Special Census, 1975. Hauppauge, NY: Nassau-Suffolk Regional Planning Board, Dec. 1975. LI REF Storage 974.725 T-BROO NAS Population by census tract.

    o New York State Cemeteries Name / Location Inventory, 1995-1997, 3 vols., comp. by The Association of Municipal Historians of New York State. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1999. NY REF 929.5 ASS

    o Old Burying Ground at Sag Harbor, L.I., N.Y., comp. by Dorotyhy Ingersoll Zaykowski and the Members of the Committee for the Old Burying Ground. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2003. LI REF 974.725 V-SAGHR OLD

    o Old Burying Ground, Cutchogue, prepared and edited by Frank J. Moore. Cutchogue, NY: [?], [n.d.]. Non-Fiction 974.725 OLD and LI REF V-CUTCH 974.725 OLD

    o Rocky Point Historical Society. Noah Hallock Cemetery of Rocky Point (Publication 97-1), [comp. by] Natalie Aurucci Stiefel, James Higgins, & Suzanne Johnson. Rocky Point, NY: The Society, 1998. LI REF 929.2097 HALLOCK

    o Sag Harbor, Oakland Cemetery, [comp. by Alice H. Meigs, Marjorie H. Leek, and Ethel Metzger]. [Sag Harbor, NY: The Compilers], 1936. LI REF 974.725 V-SAGHR SAG

    o Stieffel, Natalie Aurucci, James Higgins, and Suzanne Johnson. The Noah Hallock Cemetery of Rocky Point. Rocky Point, NY: Rocky Point Historical Society, [1997]. REF GENEALOGY 929.1 STI; LI REF 929.2097 HALLOCK

    o Suffolk County Cemeteries, vol. 3 [comp. by Alice H. Meigs, Marjorie H. Leek, and Ethel Metzger]. [S.l.: s.n.], 1937. LI REF 974.725 CO-SUFF SUF -- Cemetery listings: Melville Cemetery Association. Melville Methodist Episcopal Church Yard. West Hills Methodist Church Yard. Dix Hills. Carll Burying Ground. Dix Hills Cemetery. Dix Hills. Buffet Burying Ground. Commack. Burr Burying Ground. Commack. Smith Burying Ground. Commack. Brown Burying Ground. Elwood. Near Clay Pitts Road. Commac[k]. Wicks Burying Ground. South Haven Presbyterian Church. Brookhaven. Rose Burying Ground. Flanders. Fanning Burying Ground. Brookhaven. Hawkins Burying Ground. Commack Cemetery.

    o Union Cemetery Association. Names of Those Buried in the Union Cemetery at Middle Island, L.I., New York. Middle Island, NY: The Association, 1970. LI REF 929.5097 NAM

    o Tombstone Names in Suffolk County, New York, comp. and mapped by J. Lloyd; collected and published by M. Sones Lloyd. Long Beach, CA: M.S. Lloyd, 1986. LI REF 929.5097 TOM

    Nassau County, NY

    o Oyster Bay (N.Y. : Town). Historian. Historic Cemeteries of Oyster Bay: A Guide to Their

    Locations and Sources of Transcription Information, comp. by John E. Hammond. [Oyster Bay, NY: Office of the Historian], 2007. LI REF 9747245 T-OYBAY HAM

    o Wantagh American Revolution Bicentennial Committee. Cemeteries of Old Wantagh. Wantagh, NY: The Committee, 1976. LI REF 974.7245 V-WANTGH CEM


  • Long Island, NY

    o Association for Gravestone Studies. Regional Guides to 17th and 18th Century Graveyards:

    Guide 2: Long Island, N.Y. Graveyards (Including Lower Manhattan Island). Worcester, MA: The Assn., with the Assistance of Friends for Long Islands Heritage, [1986]. LI REF 736.509 REG

    o Welch, Richard F. Memento Mori: The Gravestones of Early Long Island, 1680-1810. Syosset, NY: Friends for Long Islands Heritage, 1983. LI REF 736.5097 WEL

    New York, NY

    o New York, NY. Chamber of Commerce. Colonial Records of the New York Chamber of

    Commerce, 1768-1784; with Historical and Biographical Sketches, [comp. by] John Austin Stevens, Jr. New York: B. Franklin, 1971. NY REF Storage 929.3747 COO

    o Richman, Jeffrey I. Brooklyns Green-wood Cemetery: New Yorks Buried Treasure. Brooklyn, NY: The Cemetery, [1998]. Q974.723 RIC; NY REF 974.71 RIC

    New York (State)

    o Association of Municipal Historians of New York State. New York State Cemeteries Name/Location Inventory, 1995-1997, 3 vols., Lynn M. Fisher, et al., compilers. NY REF 929.5 ASS Arranged by county, then internally , alphabetically by cemetery name. For Long Island, see: Suffolk County, v. 3: pp. 810-868. Nassau County: v. 2: pp. 430-446. Queens County / Borough: v.2: pp. 610-617. Kings County: v. 1: pp. 316-318.


    Suffolk County, NY

    o Census of Suffolk County, New York, 1776. Lumbertville, NJ: Hunterdon House, 1984. LI

    REF 929.3747 CEN -- Index (pp. 45-56) includes the following surnames: Ackley, Acley, Acker. Adams, Ackerly, Albans, Albertson, Aldritch, Allen, Andres, Arnold, Arthur, Avery, Babcock, Baker, Bales, Balis, Barnes, Barns, Barran, Bartlee, Bates, Bayles, Bayley, Beal, Beckwith, Beebe, Bell, Bellows, Belos, Benjamans, Benjamin, Benjamins, Bennet, Bennett, Bennit, Biggs or Biges, Bigs, Billard, Binner, Birtts, Bishop, Blidenburgh, Blydenburgh, Booth, Boshea, Bostin, Bowditch, Bower, Brewster, Brichet, Brown, Brush, Bruster, Buchanan, Bud, Buell, Buffet, Burnet, Burto, Bushop, Button, Carey, Carmon, Cary or Carey, Case, Chapin, Chappel, Chase, Chatfield, ChattalinClark, Cleeves, Cleveland, Cole, Coleman, Conking, Conklan, Conkling, Coock, Cook, Cooper, Corey, Corey, Corwin, Corwithe, Cox, Crook, Cullen, Culver, Culvewrs, Dains, Darling, Darrow, Daval, Duvall, Davenport, Davids, Davis, Dayton, Degroat, Denton, Dering, Devenport, Diamond, Dibble, Dickerson, Dickson, Dimon, Domini, Dominy, Dow, Downe, Downs, Drake, Duis, Duvrek, Eaton, Edwards, Emmons, Eyre, Fanning, Ferrey, Field, Filer, Fithian, Flint, Floyd, Fordham, Fordom, Forneir, Foster, Founten, Fowlar, Franke, French or Frinch, Gagger, Gann, Gardiner, Garrard, Garrot, Gavett, Gelston, Gerard, Gerrard, Gibbs, Gilbert, Gilburd, Gildersleeve, Gillett, Glover, Goldsmith, Goodel, Goold, Gorden, Gould, Green, Griffing or Greffing, Gyer, Hackstaf, Haines, Hains, Hallack, Hallick, Hallock, Hallot,