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Past, Present and Future

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See the projects we have in the works, as well as recent additions. And if you really want to see how much we've done in the last couple of years, you can link to that too.
 
Thanks to all the volunteers who help to keep this site a constant work in progress.
RECENT ADDITIONS
Dec. 27, 2002
(Off-Site Resources)
The Tompkins County GIS website has a terrific Map Library on their site. Since you can't go outside and comb the cemeteries, why not sit down with a cup of coffee and check out these terrific resources? (this one and the one below)
Dec. 27, 2002
(Off-Site Resources)
Anyone whose family seems to cross and re-cross county boundaries will be interested in a new link we have on the Off-Site Resources page. NorthEastern Genealogy Online has New York County Formation Maps. (Perhaps your family really stayed put, but the counties didn't!) Thanks to Brian, Webmaster of the site, for letting us know about these maps.
Dec. 24, 2002
(Search Engine)
Merry Christmas! We have a little present for you, a new search engine! This one lets you do phrase searches, and... search all the surrounding counties at the same time! Have a happy holiday and a wonderful time with your living relatives! (That's what we'll be doing...)
Dec. 24, 2002
(Surnames)
Here is the newest crop of surnames that have been submitted. Many thanks to everyone who sent them in.
BARROWS - Mark Boyle; BEARDSLEE/LEY - Catherine Machan Martin; BLOOM - Su-Ellyn Stern; BOND - Nancy K. Bond; BONSALL - Linda Ennis; BOYLEN - C. Evans; BROWN - Michelle Kuney Scialdone; CARROLL - William F. McLaughlin; CLARK - Paula Talbot; CLIFF - Kevin Roy; COOPER - Andrea Hyde Rogers; DUNN - Elizabeth Dimon; GILCHRIST - Margaret Robinson; HORTON - Catherin Machan Martin; HOWARD - Blake Howard; HYDE - Andrea Hyde Rogers; LYNCH - Michelle Kuney Scialdone; McGOWEN - Nancy Tweedie; MIDDAUGH - Nancy Tweedie; MUNN - Chris Mason; PERRY - Linda Ennis; RIGHTMIRE - Cynthia M. Coleman; ROMAINE - Melissa Vandermark; SLOAN - David Fouts; SMITH - Paula Talbot; and WEEKS - Linda Ennis.
Dec. 18, 2002
(Cemeteries)
If you've ever been to Grove Cemetery in Trumansburg, you have probably seen the large cannon that sits there. The late Andrew Scott donated information about this cannon, with a photo, before his death. We're proud to put it up on the site now. You can find a link on the Grove Cemetery page.
Dec. 12, 2002
(Cemeteries)
We have completely updated the records for Hamilton-Nelson Cemetery, in Caroline, with photos of the cemetery itself and every headstone. (Okay, there are only four graves in the cemetery, but still!) Cathy Knauff took all the photos, thanks Cathy!
Dec. 10, 2002
(School Records)
Terri Crockford sent us a wonderful photograph of the Ithaca High School from 1925, along with the names in the Graduating Classes of 1925 and 1926. Thanks Terri, for donating this material. (Link to the photo from either of these two pages.)
Dec. 02, 2002
(Star of the Month)
Congratulations to our Featured Star of the Month, Cathy Knauff! Cathy has been tirelessly updating our Ithaca City Cemeteries over the last several months. Anyone who has been there knows what a monumental task this is. It's a very large, old cemetery, located on a terrific hill. Great for the views, hard on the knees! Thanks Cathy, for all your hard work.
Nov. 21, 2002
(Cemeteries)
We have updates to the Willow Glen Cemetery for the following surnames: Williamson and Yates.
Nov. 21, 2002
(Cemeteries)
We have updates to the Willow Glen Cemetery for the following surnames: Smiley and Snyder. (W & Y updates are forthcoming.)
Nov. 21, 2002
(Deeds)
Three new deeds have been posted to the Message Boards, and you can link to them from our Deeds Index. Our thanks to Lynn Fisher for posting two Stevenson deeds in Hector, and to Debbie Baker for posting an Eman deed in Lansing.
Nov. 14, 2002
(Off-site Resources)
CNY Cemetery Photographers have a website with photos from cemeteries in Dryden, Groton and Ithaca. We've put links on the main cemetery page for each cemetery they have photographed.
Nov. 14, 2002
(Off-site Resources)
Want to know where you can find Tompkins County newspapers in microfilm? Follow the link, which we now have on our Off-Site Resources page, and find out.
Nov. 11, 2002
(Off-site Resources)
Josť Rivera Nieves is indexing obituaries at his site Obituaries Index, for the United States and the world. You can find it at our Off-site Resources page.
Nov. 11, 2002
(Surnames)
Here is the newest crop of surnames that have been submitted. Many thanks to everyone who sent them in.
ATKINS - Gay Usher; BREWER - Spencer Brewer; BURNS - Berdan; CASE - Rose Clark; CONWAY - Berdan; CORNELL - Bill Cornell; CREQUE - Deb Rosenbaum; DARTT - Patricia Peel; DEMUN - Tiffany Fugere; ENGLISH - Connelly VanValkenburgh; FENNER - Douglas Smith; FISHER/FISCHER - Margie Landreville; FOX - Frances A. Lunsford; GREEN - Donald Green; HARDENBROOK - Mary Maki; HAY(E)S - Nancy Trembley; HOWLAND - Kathy Varela; HUNTER - Jennifer Bush; IRELAND - Robert S. Taylor; MOSHER - Lynne Parezo; OLTZ - Bill Cornell; PITTS - Margie Landreville; PLATT - Debbie Combs; SMITH - Douglas Smith; RUNDELL/RUNDLE - Anita Schultz-Peters; SEARLES - Frances A. Lunsford; STAMP - Douglas Smith; STURGES - Rose Marie Sturgis Mazeres; TERRY - Lynne Parezo; THATCHER - Ray Maki; TRUMBLE - R. Scott Purvis; VANDERHOEF - Frances A. Lunsford; VAN ORDER - Caitlin Addison-Howard; WOODRUFF - Mark Woodruff; WOODRUFF - Marsha Zwicker; WORTMAN - Mary Maki;
Oct. 31, 2002
(Star of the Month)
Congratulations to our Featured Stars of the Month, a wonderful couple, Lawrence "Beachy" and Ruth Beach! Although Beachy has contributed content to the website over the years, most of their efforts are behind the scenes, and so we wanted to make sure that they get the recognition they deserve.
Oct. 29, 2002
(Census)
FamilySearch.org now has the complete 1880 Census for the United States online. Also available are the U.K. and Canadian Censuses for 1881. You'll find a link on our Census page.
Oct. 28, 2002
(Cemeteries)
We have completely updated Yates Cemetery. It is now as complete as possible from viewing the headstone inscriptions, family records, and town clerk records for burials. You can also see a burial map, and the cleanup work that was done.
Oct. 21, 2002
(Cemeteries)
Olive Hoffman sent us MACK updates to Ludlowville/Pine Grove Cemetery and Quaker Settlement Cemetery. Thank you, Olive!
Oct. 21, 2002
(Cemeteries)
Mary Lou Bordwell sent us BLANCHARD updates to Groton Rural Cemetery, thank you, Mary Lou!
Oct. 11, 2002
(Cemeteries)
We have updates to the Willow Glen Cemetery for the following surnames: Apgar, Armstrong, Banfield, Bray, Carpenter, Cooper, Cornelius, Ellis, Gleason, Hollister, Johnson, Knapp, Locke, Ogden, Parker, Reed, Robinson, and Roe. (S-Y updates are on the way.)
Oct. 3, 2002
(Census)
David Burt put the 1880 Newfield Census on his website, and sent us the link. You'll find it on the Census main page under Newfield. Thanks, David!
Oct. 3, 2002 Congratulations to our Featured Star of the Month, Dennis Whittaker! Over the summer Dennis has been re-setting and repairing headstones in Yates Cemetery in Slaterville Springs. To date Dennis has put in over 120 hours of volunteer labor in this project. His hard work will preserve much of the history of the people who are buried here. (Click the Yates Cemetery link to see the fully-updated records of this cemetery, a burial map, and photos of the cemetery work in progress. They are off-site now, but will be moved soon to the Tompkins County site.)
Sept. 24, 2002 We've got a new link for the Off-Site Resources page: The National Register of Historic Places.
Sept. 20, 2002 We created a new section on our main page: The Online Library, which has a list of all the books that we have transcribed and put up online in full-text. If you are looking for "Landmarks of Tompkins County" or "Records of Tompkins County", you'll find links to both here. Oh, and you probably already noticed that we added a little fall color!
Sept. 19, 2002 Here are the new surnames that have been submitted recently. Many thanks to everyone who sent them in.
ANTHONY - ejulwelling@dtgnet.com; BANFIELD - Wendy Sheldon Black; BUCKLEY - Betty Potter; BUSH - Thelma Blood; CONLEY - Carol Rohan; COOPER - Wanda Glover; DAVENPORT - Wendy Sheldon Black; DEAN - C.J.v DENSLOW - Dennis Blanden; DOUGLASS - Nancy Manley; DUNN - Pat Ellison; DUSENBURY - Priscilla Cady; FRANKLIN - Laurel F. Dearborn; FULKERSON - ejulwelling@dtgnet.com; GATES - Wendy Sheldon Black; GIBBS - Phyllis Ewer Gibbs; GRANT - Barbara; GRAY - Lynne Parezo; HALL - Wendy Sheldon Black; HASTINGS - Karen Johnson; HATHAWAY - Wendy Sheldon Black; HULBERT - Mary Casterline; JAMISON - Dennis Lynch; KIMPLE - Pat Ellison; LEE - Barbara; LEGGETT - Laurel F. Dearborn; MARSHALL - Betsey Fain;0 MERICLE - D. Taber; MOWRY - Margaret Mowry Day; OSMUN/OZMAN - C.J.; PERRY - D. Taber; PERRY - Terry Crockford; PEW - Wendy Sheldon Black; PIERSON - Scott Pierson; REYNOLDS - Carrie Reynolds; ROBBINS - Gay Usher; SHELDON - Wendy Sheldon Black; SIXBEE/SIXBY - Cheryl Sigsbee; SMITH - Wanda Glover; SMITH - Wendy Sheldon Black; SMITH - Paula Sauer Talbot; TOMPKINS - Keith Ralph Tompkins; TUCKER - Kathy Tucker Leigh; UPDYKE - Eva Savage; VAIL - John E. Bartos; VAN DE BOGART - Nancy L. Tweedie; VICKERY - Wendy Sheldon Black;9 WHEELOCK - Sandra M. Smith; WILKINSON - Nancy Manley; WILLSEY - Wendy Sheldon Black; WOLCOTT - Julie; YAPLE - Wendy Sheldon Black; and YEAPLE - French.
Sept. 1, 2002 Congratulations to our Featured Stars of the Month, Beverly Luce Walker and John W. Walker Jr., for their recording of the Kingdom Farm Cemetery. Thank you, John and Beverly!
Sept. 1, 2002 We've got Reminiscences of the Patterson Family by Leon D. Palmer, material donated by Carlsa King, up on the site. This is 111 pages of the happenings of the Patterson Family of Lansing, NY.
Sept. 1, 2002 Cheryl Hall donated and transcribed the Civil War deaths in the Town of Danby from the 1865 Danby Census. Thank you, Cheryl!
Sept. 1, 2002 Vicki Titus has a very nice article about the Military Tract on her Cortland County site, which includes a very nice map.
Sept. 1, 2002 Laurie Teeter Dunham sent us the link for Land Patent Search, which will be helpful for those who have ancestors that moved away from the New York area. We also added a link for Visit Ithaca, a great starting point for anyone planning ot visit the area.
Sept. 1, 2002 We have completely updated the Where to Write for Information page, adding many new email addresses, and updating some of the historians.
August 27, 2002 Marion Kobre sent in updates to Hayts Cemetery and Frear Cemetery in Ithaca. In Hayts, there are updates for the HOPKINS surname; in Frear, for the DENGLER, ENGLISH, MORGAN and TESTUT surnames. Thank you, Marion!
August 23, 2002 Cheryl Hall transcribed the Dumond-Dumont, Johnson and Severn surnames in the Land Deeds Index 1817-1860, a huge amount of new material. Thank you, Cheryl!
August 23, 2002 Cheryl Hall walked the King Cemetery this past summer with her mother. She transcribed their notes, and completely updated the old record. Kudos to Sarah (Christofferson) McKane and Cheryl Hall!
August 21, 2002 Many thanks to Mary Maki, who sent in updates for the NUNN family in St. James Cemetery, in Trumansburg.
August 15, 2002 Cheryl Hall transcribed the 1865 deaths in the Town of Danby from the 1865 Danby Census. Thank you, Cheryl!
August 09, 2002 I recently made certain claims that the entire book (with the exception of the indexes) Landmarks of Tompkins County, was online. Well, it was very gently pointed out that I had completely missed Part II -- Biographical. This section is now there with the rest of the book, and (dare I say it?) the book is now complete.
August 1, 2002 Congratulations to our Featured Star of the Month, Carlsa King, who donated a wonder piece of history from her private collection to the Tompkins County site, Reminiscences of the Patterson Family by Leon D. Palmer. We hope to have this 100+ page document up soon.
July 22, 2002 Lynda & B.J. Ozinga. have sent in another family history for the Genealogies section of the site, this one for the Family of John Hamilton Scott. Thank you Lynda and B.J.!
July 10, 2002 We'd like to give a hand to a few special volunteers... This month, we begin a new section of the site: Featured Stars of the Month, as a way of acknowledging those volunteers who go the extra mile in the cemetery, seek out documents in the last stack in the library, and spend nights on their computers typing while the rest of us sleep! Congratulations to this month's volunteers!
July 09, 2002 The entire book (with the exception of the indexes) Landmarks of Tompkins County, is now online!
July 03, 2002 Here are the new surnames that have been submitted recently. Many thanks to everyone who sent them in.
ACKLEY - Anne Hartung; BARNETT - Harry Lee; BAWLF - Suzy Leveille; BOARDMAN - Allen Boardman; BRADLEY - J.S. Brady; COLEMAN - Linda Dabulewicz; EDSON - Debbie Tuyls; EGGLESTON - Eileen; GARDENER - Barbara Scott Prince; HARVEY - D. Hutchison; MACHAN - James J. Cahalan; MILK - Curtis R. Bacon; PRATZ/PROTTS - Jayne Thompson; SCHUTT - Edward Blanchard; SCHOONMAKER - Terry Bruno; SHERWOOD - Gen Sherwood Bullock; VANORDER - Jean Clark; WELLIN - Jean Clark;
July 02, 2002 Chapters XVIII, XIV, XX and XXI of History of Cornell, part of Landmarks of Tompkins County, are now online. Carl Hommel transcribed these chapters, thanks Carl!
July 1, 2002 We have some new links on the Town of Ulysses page: one for the Town of Ulysses (the official government site) and one for the Ulysses Historical Society Museum. You can find both these links on our Town of Ulysses page.
June 25, 2002 Chapters II and III of History of Cornell, part of Landmarks of Tompkins County, are now online. Carl Hommel transcribed these chapters, thanks Carl!
June 24, 2002 Chapters XV, XVI and XVII of History of Cornell, part of Landmarks of Tompkins County, are now online. Carl Hommel transcribed these chapters, thanks Carl!
June 14, 2002 We have completely updated the Online Resources page, removing "bad" links, and adding some new ones. Bill Hecht has 1829 Statistics for Tompkins County from Burr Atlas, and Vicki Titus, Coordinator for Cortland County, sent in a link to an article about the Military Tract, with a very nice map of the boundaries at the time.
June 11, 2002 Virginia Peterson has sent in more wonderful photographs for the photo album, thank you Virginia!
June 11, 2002 Chapters XII, XIII and XIV of History of Cornell, part of Landmarks of Tompkins County, are now online. Carl Hommel transcribed these chapters, thanks Carl!
June 06, 2002 Chapters I, X, and XI of History of Cornell, part of Landmarks of Tompkins County, are now online. Carl Hommel transcribed these chapters, thanks Carl!
June 06, 2002 We now have all the Family Sketches (Part III) in Landmarks of Tompkins County attached to the rest of the book. Next we begin working on the History of Cornell section.
May 24, 2002 We have updated the Land Deeds to include links to full text of the deeds on the Rootsweb Message Boards. There are currently about a dozen links to full text deeds, and we'll update them as they become available.
May 21, 2001 Here are the rest of the surnames that have been submitted recently. Many thanks to everyone who sent them in.
BENJAMIN - Barbara Benjamin Metsack; BONNETT - Bonnie Thibodeau; BREESE - Clark Kidder; CHAMPLIN - Richard Greenman; CLOSE - Paula L. Schaefer; COLBY - Kenneth; COX - Bill Griffing; COX - Brandi Scott; CROSBY - Linda Dabulewicz; CURTIS - Mary Angelidis; DATES - Harris B. Dates; DOTY - Jerel Doty; ELLIOT - Linda Dabulewicz; EUGENE - Kathy Marek; FARRINGTON - Marilynne W. Wright; FERGUSON - Donald Ferguson; FOSBINDER - Jack Fosbinder; GUILE, GUILES - James Hannan; HELLEN - Kathy Marek; JACKSON - Marilynne W. Wright; JAMESON - Rick France; JESSUP - Jessup; KNIGHT - Tammie Knight; LAMPMAN - Judy Bland; LITTLE - Carmen Little Roupp; LUTES - Tonya Lutes; LYKE - Jeanne Bratton; MARTIN - Kathy Marek; MARTIN - Pat Van Etten; MATHEWSON - Linda Dabulewicz; McCAUSLAND - Richard Greenman; McDERMOTT - Francis McDermott; McGUIRE - C. McGuire; MILLER - Kurt Kremlick; MONAGON/MONAGAN - Gwen L. Monagon; MURPHY - Elizabeth Dimon; NEMECEK - Mary-Elizabeth Nemecek; NORTON - Ginni L. Morey; NYE - Tim Gerland; OCAIN - Bill Ocain; OGDEN - Michelle Caskey; PARKER - Patricia Givens Warner; PATTAN - Sandy Dempsey; PEARSON - Jacquie Baker; PEEK - Emma L. Peak Smith; RUSSELL - Mary-Elizabeth Nemecek; SCHENCK - Carlene Schanck; SHAFFER/SCHAFER - Leon Young; SIMMONS - Paula L. Schaefer; SMITH - Paula Talbot; SMITH - Michelle Caskey; STRATTON - Bill Griffing; SWARTZ/SCHWARTZ - Leon Young; TEETER - Laurie Teeter Smith Dunham; WHITLOCK - Ginni L. Morey; WOOD - Clark Kidder;
May 21, 2002 Cheryl Hall walked the West Danby Baptist Cemetery this past summer with her mother and aunt. Cheryl spent the winter transcribing and the completely updated records are now available.
May 20, 2001 A number of people have submitted their surnames in the interest of sharing research, in fact, so many, that I have only gotten through a quarter of the surnames in this batch. If you don't see your name here, hold on, I'll get to them. Thanks to everyone who sent them in.
BEARDSLEY - Dee Brister; CALLEN - Cathy (Callen) Newman; CHESLEY - Tina Stevenson; CRONK - Dave Cronk; DAVENPORT - The Sweenys; DAVIS - Cathy Shemwell; DEGROFF - Kathy Marek; DIMICK - Dave Cronk; FRYE/FREY - Judy Champion Frates; GANOUNG/GENUNG/GANUNG - Doris Maffitt; GROVER - Virginia Peterson; HAVENS - Dave Havens; KELLEY - Samuel Steele; KIRKENDALL - Shirley Murray; LEET - Kris Leet; MARTIN - The Sweenys; MARTIN - Shirley Murray; MASGER - Shirley Murray; MENTE - Shirley Murray; MOLTHRUP - Shirley Murray; MULKS - Charles Mulks; OLTZ - Shirley Murray; PERPENTE - Shirley Murray; POWLEY - Ed Powley; SAN SOUCIE - Blanch San Soucie Stout; STONE - Joleen Krogman; TUCKER - Blanch San Soucie Stout; WARREN - Jim Potts;
May 06, 2002 We have added the Title Page and Preface to Landmarks of Tompkins County. Thanks to Carl Hommel for transcribing these pages.
May 06, 2002 The 1850 Census for Caroline is now available from the USGenWeb Archives Project, thanks to Evan Crow. You can link to it from our Census page. (There are three files in all, the link here only goes to the first file.)
April 30, 2002 Cheryl Hall, our Town of Danby Coordinator, along with Sarah (Christofferson) McKane and Nina (Christofferson) McAndrews, walked the South Danby Cemetery (Old Episcopal Church Cemetery) last June and July 2001, and completely updated our records. This record is now as complete as possible, barring the discovery of old church documents. Have a look at Cheryl's commentary at the top of the file for more information about this cemetery's history.
April 29, 2002 We have a new link to the The Davenport Family, owned by Teri Dimmett which contains people from Tompkins County. You can link to it from our Online Resources page.
April 29, 2002 Bill Hecht has a beautiful 1829 Map of Tompkins County up on his site. You can link to it from our Online Resources page.
April 19, 2002 Cheryl Hall alerted us to a terrific off_site resource called Index of Awards On Claims of the Soldiers of the War of 1812 by Holice and Debbie. You can find it on the Military Resources page.
April 19, 2002 Richard Palmer has donated a new page for the Scrapbook section called Magnetic Waters of Slaterville Spring, NY.
April 19, 2002 Virginia Peterson has sent in several wonderful photographs for the photo album. Virginia has identified several of the people shown; if you can identify anyone, please email us.
April 18, 2002 Jerri Rote sent in updates to McLean New Cemetery. There are updates for the following surnames: Rote, Benedict, and McDermott.
April 15, 2002 We have a new file called History of Green Hills Cemetery. The cemetery is located in Dryden. You can to link to it from the Green Hills Cemetery page. Thanks to Rita Harris, Lawrence "Beachy" Beach, and Janet Nash for their efforts with this history.
April 12, 2002 We have updated Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Ithaca with Ogden and Dean surnames. We also have updates for Etna Cemetery in Dryden. The following surnames were updated: Bartholomew, Brady, Brundage, Davis, Dearman, Hemmingway, Houtz, Howard, Merchant, Ogden, Pew, Rhodes, Seager, Sherwood, Smith and Wood. Thanks to Janet Nash and Cathy Knauff for walking the cemetery for these updates.
April 03, 2002 We have several new links to off-site genealogy resources. Lance Larson's genealogy page has information for the following surnames: Brown, Frost, Harrington, Morton, Rogers, Williams. There is a new USGenWeb site specifically for Central New York. And there's a site devoted to Penny Postcards from New York. You can find the links to all these sites on our Online Resources page.
April 03, 2002 Trumansburg Grove Cemetery is completely updated through 2001!
March 13, 2002 We have assembled Landmarks of Tompkins County into a book format, so that you can move around the chapters via a Table of Contents and read it in the order it was printed if you wish. (Please note that photographs and indexes are not included.) You can now get to this valuable resource from the main page. This is a Work in Progress; we'll have more up soon.
March 06, 2002 Trumansburg Grove Cemetery is being updated with 1999-2001 burials. Sections A-R are complete.
March 06, 2002 Terry Donlick, our Town of Groton Coordinator, has sent in a few "Groton Tidbits".
March 01, 2002 Cheryl Hall transcribed the Deeds Index for the surnames Simpson-Siveter. The Deeds Index is really starting to shape up!
February 26, 2001 A number of people have submitted their surnames in the interest of sharing research. Thanks to everyone who sent them in.
AIKEN - Robert Wheeler; ANDERSON - Carolynn J. Weeks; AYERS - Becky; BELL - Daryl + Amanda Verstreate; BUDD - Howard Budd; CARLEY - Bob Lefler; CLARK - Neal Thompson; CLARK - Bill Clark; CLAWSON - Howard Budd; CONSIDINE - Patti Page; DAGGETT - Bob Lefler; FERRIS - Bob Lefler; FISH - Paul L. Nutt; FISHER - Carolynn J. Weeks; GEE - LeAnn Weller; HOPKINS - Diane Clawson; HUBBARD - Neal Thompson; KANE - Laura Gray; KASTENHUBER - Daryl + Amanda Verstreate; LACEY - Bruce Beatty; LEFLER - Bob Lefler; LUTHER - Jack Luther; McINTYRE - Diane Marshall; MALLEY - Rosemary Saul; MANNING - John Stewart; MARICLE - Neal Thompson; MIGHELL - Scott J. Mighell; MOLAND - Shirley Farr; MOTT - Norma Mott Tillman; NORTON - Frank Cratsenberg; OGDEN - Bill Clark OWEN - John Stewart OWEN - Diane Clawson PERSONIUS - Neal Thompson; POMMELLS - Lynn Young; ROBINSON - Peter E. Waldron; SALESMAN - Ed Stout; SEAMAN - John Stewart; STEVENSON - James Stevenson; STILWELL - Bob Lefler; STOUT - Ed Stout; TAYLORR - Daryl + Amanda Verstreate; TREMAN - Bob Lefler; UPDIKE - Bob Lefler; WALDEN - Bill Clark; WILKINSON - Thomas J. Wilkinson; WILLIAMS - Judie French; WOODARD - Judie French; WOOLEY/WOOLLEY - Roy Gage Thompkis; YOUNGS - Beverly Youngs Sheils;
January 24, 2002 Trumansburg Grove Cemetery is being updated with 1999-2001 burials. Sections A-McI are complete.
January 23, 2002 Cheryl Hall, our Town of Danby Coordinator, recently sent us Marriages in the 1865 Danby Census. Thank you, Cheryl!
January 21, 2002 Trumansburg Grove Cemetery is being updated with 1999-2001 burials. The first two sections, (A-Ca), are complete.
January 21, 2002 Rolland D. Everitt sent in a new genealogy, called Descendants of Dr. Jacob Everitt. You can find it in the Genealogies section.
January 18, 2001 A number of people have submitted their surnames in the interest of sharing research. Thanks to everyone who sent them in.
ARMSTRONG - Cathy Dennee Johnson; CARPENTER - Charlyne Lynk; CLARK - Becky Clark; CLARK - Susan Carney; CRANE - Andrea Brummett; GREEN - Cathy Dennee Johnson; HILES - Alex Otero; KEENER - Joanie Keener; KIMPLE - Elizabeth Dimon; MARKEL - Naomi Hopperstad; MOORE - Eleanor Markel; WIEDMAIER - Clare George Wiedmaier, Jr.;
January 15, 2002 We have a new article for the Folktales section about the Duesenberry Homestead in Dryden, which burned to the ground when it was hit by lightning. This material was donated by Janet Nash and transcribed by Terry Donlick.
January 10, 2002 The Newfield Village Cemetery has been completely revised. Cathy Knauff spent all her free time the last two summers walking this cemetery and recording the data. Janet Nash transcribed this very large record. This was a huge project and we're happy to be able to put it up on the site. Thanks to Cathy and Janet!
January 10, 2002 We have created a form to make submitting your surnames even easier. Now, instead of sending an email, just fill out the form and hit the submit button. There is a link to the form on the main menu under Surname Listings and also on the Surnames main page.
January 05, 2002 Information for the Quinn and Menzie families in Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca has been added to our files, thanks to Norm Daily and Madeline Wakeham. Our thanks to them.
 
UPCOMING PROJECTS
  Karen Dickson sent in some corrections to Veterans Buried in Grove Cemetery. David Cronk also sent us some corrections. We will have these in place soon.
  Catherine "Kay" Martin has donated the 1860 Census for Groton, and is in the process of transcribing it. The first section is up.
  Cheryl Hall is working on the 1825 Danby Census. The copy is very difficult to read, so this is a long-term project.
  Janet Nash has an update for Pleasant Grove Cemetery.
Terri Crockford sent us a number of Photographs of the Cayuga Rock Salt Mine and a photo of Ithaca High in 1925, probably taken in the 1960s. We hope to have them up soon.
  Janet Nash has an extensive list of updates for Willow Glen Cemetery in Dryden.
Mary Lou Bordwell sent in BLANCHARD updates for Groton Rural Cemetery. We'll have them up soon.
Terri Crockford sent the list of seniors for Ithaca High School in 1925 & 1926 and a photo of Ithaca High in 1925 for our Schools section. We'll put the photograph of the high school in the Photo Album as well.
Virginia Peterson has sent in a new batch of photographs for the photo album. We hope to have them up very soon.
 
IN THE PAST
  Tompkins County May 2001 through December 2001 Updates
Tompkins County September 2000 through April 2001 Updates
Tompkins County March through September 2000 Updates
Tompkins County January and February 2000 Updates
Tompkins County 1999 Updates

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