Tag Archives: New York City

US Newspaper Articles IX

Manhattan, NYC – 1899                                                                                                          Surrogate’s Court – Chambers – Before Varnum, S. – Will for probate: Mary Buggy at 10am.[1] Manhattan, NYC – 1890                                                                                                               The article outlines the names of banks that went into liquidation between 1871-1879 and the names … Continue reading

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US Newspaper Articles VIII

Brooklyn, NY – 1939                                                                                                                         In a newspaper obituary for Michael J. Fogarty of 719 57th St who died 20 June, a Patrick Buggy is listed as a brother-in-law. No details are given about Patrick’s wife, Michael’s sister. Michael’s wife was … Continue reading

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Kings County Surrogates Court 1684 – 1923

These are the entries for Buggy, and variant spellings, found in the index cards at the Kings County (Brooklyn) Surrogates Court.[1] All information has been transcribed as found in the index cards. Digitized documents for some of these index entries … Continue reading

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A load of old manure

Genealogists are never surprised at where they can find relevant information about an ancestor or for a one name study such as this. This weeks post comes from an entry in the 1901 annual report for the New York City … Continue reading

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Ellis Island Wall of Honor

The American Immigrant Wall of Honor at Ellis Island commemorates the names of immigrants who came to America. Not every immigrant is listed, but they, or their descendants, can have the relevant names added. These are the Buggy names that … Continue reading

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New York City Directories 1849 &1850

Entries for 1850[1] r = rear Buggy, James     laborer                 430 Cherry Buggy, William   tailor                      r. Trinity Pl. Buggy, William   harnessmaker      r. 48 Roosevelt Entries for 1849[2] Buggy, James     laborer                 430 Cherry [1] Ensign &Thayer, compilers. Ensign and Thayer’s Street and … Continue reading

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New York City Directory 1871

Entries from the 1871 New York City Directory.[1] h = home address                                                                                                                        Wash’n = Washington Buggy, John        driver    h 743 Ninth av. Buggy, John        laborer  h 420 Cherry Buggy, John        laborer  h 272 tenth av. Buggy, John        tailor      h 18 … Continue reading

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Information Wanted Ads in The Truth Teller 1850-1871

When people emigrated to the US one of the main ways that family and friends tried to find them was through ‘Information Wanted’ adverts in different newspapers. Word of mouth was the key with some reunited and others never to … Continue reading

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New York City court transcriptions 1803

Examples of the Buggy name from the early 19th century in America are few and far between. One recent example I came across is from genealogical transcriptions from New York City court records.[1] In the February 1803 sessions of the … Continue reading

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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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