Monthly Archives: July 2011

US Newspaper Articles V

Manhattan, New York – 1929                                                                                                     John Buggy, who resided at 311 West 118th St was brought before Yorkville Court on a charge of disorderly conduct against his wife. His wife claimed the he only gave her five cents a day … Continue reading

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Index to Manhattan Letters of Administration 1743-1949

Along with wills, letters of administration are some of the oldest genealogical documents available for residence of Manhattan. The New York County Surrogates Court has letters of administration beginning in the mid 1740s. However, the first letter of administration granted … Continue reading

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New Zeland Newspaper Articles II

This is the second post on articles from New Zealand newspapers. Grey Mouth – 1866                                                                                                                    Court Case: Seoglund and Purcell v John Buggy. A claim of 1L (pounds) 10s against Buggy, the balance of an account. Judgment by default with … Continue reading

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Index of Manhattan Wills 1662-1949

Wills are some of the oldest genealogical documents available for residents of Manhattan. The New York County Surrogates Court has records of wills beginning in the mid 1600s. However, the first will for a Buggy was not filed and proved … Continue reading

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