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Genealogy Related Publications

 

The following titles, of interest to the family historian, are available through the Huntington Historical Society.  For an order blank and additional titles see the Publications main page.

 

THE INDEX TO THE LONG ISLANDER – By Irene G. Sniffin. A historic and genealogical index of the newspaper founded by Walt Whitman in 1838. The newspaper articles cover activities that occurred throughout Long Island.

Volume I (1839-1842), a companion to the first roll of microfilm, 87p……………$5.00

Volume II (1843-1849), a companion to the second roll of microfilm, 245p……....$10.00

Volume III (1850-1857), a companion to the third roll of microfilm, 250p……......$10.00

Volume IV (1858-1862), a companion to the fourth roll of microfilm, 193p……….$5.00

 

THE INDEX TO THE LONG ISLANDER –VOLS. I, II, III, IV (4-volume set)....$25.00

 

*  INDEX TO THE HUNTINGTON RURAL CEMETERY, 1853-1990 – Susan & Peter Windesheim, editors, 1997.  More than 9,000 cemetery interments, the burials range from local village residents to people from numerous Long island communities between Brooklyn and Montauk Point.  Family members were returned to Huntington from their final resting places in every state in the Union, Mexico and Europe. The Index lists the surname and given name, last residence, burial date and the volume and page of the original cemetery records available at the Huntington Historical Society. 170p…..$29.00

 

VITAL STATISTICS: Marriages, births and deaths – Town of Huntington, Long Island, New York, 1847-1848-1849 – Rufus B. Langhans (Town Historian), editor, Town of Huntington, NY, 1980, 100p…………………………………………………………$4.00

 

WHITNEY ACCOUNT BOOK: Marriages & Deaths (with comments) from the Account Book of Darling Whitney & Daniel Darling Whitney of Woodbury, Long Island, New York 1808-1847, Towns of Huntington and Oyster Bay – Rufus B. Langhans (Town Historian), editor, Huntington American Revolution Bicentennial Commission 1977, 52p……………………………………………………………………………………$3.00

 

HUNTINGTON TOWN RECORDS: Including Babylon, Long Island, New York, 1653-1688, with Introduction, Notes and Index by Charles R. Street, Volume I, Towns of Huntington and Babylon, 1887, Reprinted and Revised 1954, 602p……………….$10.00

 

HUNTINGTON TOWN RECORDS: Including Babylon, Long Island, New York, 1688-1775, with Introduction, Notes and Index by Charles R. Street, Volume II, Towns of Huntington and Babylon, 1888, Reprinted and Revised 1956, 582p………………..$10.00

 

HUNTINGTON TOWN RECORDS: Including Babylon, Long Island, New York, 1776-1873, with Introduction, Notes and Index by Charles R. Street, Volume III, Towns of Huntington and Babylon, 1888, Reprinted and Revised 1958, 724p………………. $10.00

 

HUNTINGTON TOWN RECORDS…..Volumes I, II, III (3 volume Set)………...$25.00

 

PERSONAL NAME INDEX TO HUNTINGTON TOWN RECORDS, Including the Town of Babylon, Long Island, New York, 1653-1873, Volumes I, II, III – Rufus B. Langhans (Town Historian), editor., Town of Huntington, NY, 1978, 111p………..$5.00

 

HUNTINGTON HISTORIC CEMETERIES – Stanley B. Klein (Town Historian), editor, Town of Huntington, NY, 1995. A list of 65 cemeteries with brief details and location, 18p., and location maps, 23p…………………………………………………………$1.00

 

*  BEGINNER’S GUIDE to FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH. 3rd ed. by Desmond Walls Allen and Carolyn Earle Billingsley, Conway AR, Research Associates, 1997, 102 pages.  The purpose of this book is to launch you on your quest. It is written in simple terms so the beginner will get a basic grasp of the subject of family history and genealogy……………………………………………………………………………..$7.95

 

ST. PAUL’S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, BROOKLYN, N.Y. BAPTISM AND MARRIAGE REGISTERS 1839-1857 by James R. Reilly, C.G.R.S., ed., 1996. The largest Irish Parish in the City of Brooklyn during the Great Famine Years. More than 9,000 Baptisms and 2,000 Marriages and more that 50,000 names with 99% Irish surnames.  Early Circuit-Rider Priest Father James O’Donnell of St. Paul’s traveled throughout Long Island administering the Sacraments. (Transcribed by Sister Mary Caritas Bonnifer, C.I.J.; Helen Meneham Murphy; James R. Reilly, C.G.R.S., and Harriet Fenton Strembel), 282 pages………………………………………………………...$29.00

 

*  MARRIAGES IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF TUAM IRELAND 1820-1829 by Helen M. Murphy and James R. Reilly, C.G.R.S.- 1993.  A unique collection of 46 Church Parishes with more than 15,000 names covering Southern Co. Mayo, Northern Co. Galway, and two civil parishes along the western border of Co. Roscommon, 192 pages…………..………………………………………………....$29.0

 

NOTE:  The money from the sale of publications listed with an * goes to the Archives Building Fund