Category Archives: USA

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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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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Poetry of Arthur Upson 1907

In researching the name I have been continuously surprised when and where the Buggy name crops up. Another example of this is the appearance of the name Bogaig in the poetry of Arthur Upson. Upson was born in Camden, NY … Continue reading

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Spanish American War 1898 – New York Veterans

The Spanish-American War was a brief affair fought in Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam and The Philippines. Many Irish-American and Irish born men fought with the US forces. From the state of New York there is one Buggy listed on page … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles IV

Shenandoah, PA – 1909                                                                                                                  The Catholic Total Abstinence Union of central Pennsylvania had their three day annual convention at the T.A.B. Hall in Shenandoah 18-21 August. James Buggy of Shamokin, Pa was the secretary for the organization. One hundred delegates … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles III

Owingsville, Kentucky – 1906                                                                                                        On 26 April 1903, Patrick Buggy, age 40, took his own life using carbonic acid at St. Josephs Infirmary. He was from Seattle and was employed as a turfman by Edward Corrigan, the horse trainer.[1] Brooklyn, … Continue reading

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Buggy Name Histroy and DNA Genealogy

This post marks the first anniversary of the Buggy Name History blog. Little did I think that when I started out with a few articles that I would be finding the Buggy name in countless record sets. With Buggy being … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Naturalization Records 1789-1880

The genealogist P. William Filby is best known for his work on the PILI, Passenger and Immigrant List Index. Beginning in 1980 he edited volumes of the PILI that contained millions of names of from passenger lists and immigration records. … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles II

This is the second post that will give an overview of newspaper articles where people with the Buggy name are mentioned. They come from a number of states and cover decades from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Shamokin, Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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