Tag Archives: 17th Century

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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The Irish Fiants 1602-1603: Murtagh O Bugginn

With the help of Church and civil records it is easy enough to trace a surname back to the early 1800s in Ireland. In conjunction with headstone data, it is even possible to go back into the 1700s, depending on … Continue reading

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