Tag Archives: New York

Trow’s New York City Directory 1856

I have previously featured some directories from Ireland and Philadelphia on this blog. Continuing in this vein, this listing of Buggy names comes from Trow’s 1856 New York City Directory. It was compiled by H. Wilson and published by John … Continue reading

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US Civil War Pension’s Index

Listed below are some men with the Buggy name who fought in the American Civil War and filed a Civil War Pension Application.[1] Some pensions were filed for during the war, with others, such as widow’s pensions, not filing until … Continue reading

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US Civil War Soldiers List

This list of names is taken from the US Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS). It is a listing of over 6 million names that was computerized by a number of bodies from the records of the National Archives … Continue reading

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Passenger Lists US and Canada 1825-1871

I have compiled a listing of all Buggy’s that I found in the main publication by legendary passenger list/ship manifest (PL/SM) genealogist P. William Filby (1911-2002).[1] This publication, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index (PILI), has been published regularly since 1981, … Continue reading

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Irish Famine Emigrants to New York 1846-1951

The famine in Ireland between the late 1840s and early 1850s is well documented in countless publications so there is no need to discuss it on this blog. Hundreds of thousands of people emigrated to the United States during those … Continue reading

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US Census 1910 (VII)

In terms of the number of states represented, the 1910 census shows a slight decrease on the 1900 census, down to 17 states and DC from 21 states and DC. However the number of Buggy’s increases to what I believe … Continue reading

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US Census 1900 (VI)

We have to skip the 1890 census in this series as it was destroyed by a fire in the Commerce Building in 1921 in Washington DC. Unfortunately, only the records for 6160 people have survived from a population at the … Continue reading

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US Census 1880 (V)

The 1880 census saw a sharp decrease in the number of states that had Buggy’s living in them, down from 19 to 13. Total numbers increased to 251.[1] A Buggy presence is re-established in California, with Montana listed for the … Continue reading

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US Census 1870 (IV)

The 1870 census shows a further change in the distribution of those with the Buggy name in America. There is a steady 8% increase from 223 to 243 people with the name.[1] The name also continues with its north east … Continue reading

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US Census 1860 (III)

The US census of 1860 shows a considerable jump in the number of people who have the Buggy name, up from 97 to 223 in 10 years.[1] This was due to child birth and immigration, mostly from Ireland. In this … Continue reading

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