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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
December 22, 2008
(Scrapbook)
Alta Plate has sent us two headstone photographs for Irish Hill Cemetery. Thank you, Alta!
December 06, 2008
(Scrapbook)
We have more headstone photographs donated by Andrew Halladay: this time it's photos for Grove Cemetery, for the Campbell, Stanley and Treman families. Thanks Andrew!
December 03, 2008
(Scrapbook)
Tanya Bomsta has donated a Family Record for the Hopkins Family, which includes births, deaths and marriages for the Thomas Hopkins family. Thanks Tanya!
November 09, 2008
(Cemeteries)
Marianne Martin has donated a photograph of the Hamilton House, belonging to Joseph and Ann E. (Sullivan) Hamilton, on Brearley Hill. This house was located very close to the Hamilton-Nelson Cemetery (where you can find a link to this photograph), and Joseph's parents are buried there.
November 09, 2008
(Genealogies)

Marianne Martin has donated a genealogy for the Theodore Tryon family, as well as a photograph of the family home. Thanks Marianne!

November 07, 2008
(Genealogies)
Larry Meyers has donated several genealogies to the Tompkins County NYGenWeb website. We have added the first of these, Descendants of John Tucker, to the site. Thanks Larry!
October 28, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have updates to St. James Cemetery, and would like to thank Norman Daily for his updates to the Daily surname.

October 26, 2008
(Cemeteries)

Jim Stewart sent in an update for Etna Cemetery, for the Stewart surname. Thank you, Jim!

October 26, 2008
(Land Deeds)

Lynn Stevenson Fisher has donated and transcribed nearly 50 new index entries for Land Deeds, in particular, those involving Smith and Stephenson surnames. Thanks Lynn!

October 08, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have some headstone photos for Asbury Episcopal Methodist Church Cemetery, sent in by Andrew Halladay. Thanks Andrew!

October 07, 2008
(Cemeteries)

Thanks to Andrew Halladay, we have quite a few new headstone photos for Groton Rural Cemetery, particularly for the Cobb and Halladay surnames. Thanks Andrew!

September 08, 2008
(Genealogies)

Margie and Larry Meyer have donated five new genealogies to the Tompkins County NYGenWeb site. We have the first up on the site: Descendants of Nicholas Hile. We hope to have the other four up soon. Thank you, Margie and Larry!

September 08, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 76 - The Giant's Stairs, Cascadilla Creek
  • "Courtney and Cornell Rowing", 1923 by Charles Van Patten Young, Cornell Publications Printing Co.
  • Postcard - May 22, 1915 Cornell Rowing race, Cascadilla vs. Stone
  • Cornell Fold-Out Postcard
September 07, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Enfield Gorge, dated 1907 (Postcard)
  • No. 22 - Monument Rock, Buttermilk Ravine, Ithaca, N. Y.
August 29, 2008
(Off-Site Resources)

We have added a link to OpenLibrary.org on our Off-Site Resources page. Their goal is to have a web page for every book, giving you information about where to get your hands on a copy, or a link to view it online. Time to hit the books!

August 29, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have some updated information and photos for the Fulkerson and Christofferson surnames in Willow Glen Cemetery, donated by Andrew Halladay.

August 26, 2008
(Cemeteries)

Andrew Halladay has donated many, many headstone photographs as well as updated information for several county cemeteries; we hope to have them all up very soon! The first are headstone photos and information for William Childs Jr, in East Groton Cemetery. Thank you, Andrew!

August 26, 2008
(Genealogies)

We have a new genealogy, Descendants of Elijah Farrington, donated by Sheila Spencer Stover. Sheila has also sent us a Noxon family photo, which you can find in the Journals of Tompkins and Tioga Counties. Thanks, Sheila!

August 10, 2008
(Surnames)

We have some more new Surname Listings, all that we have received to date have been added. Also, email changes have been updated. Thanks for all your submissions!

August 06, 2008
(Surnames)

We have some new Surname Listings:

July 17, 2008
(Off-Site Resources)

We have added a link to the Tompkins County Historian website on our Off-Site Resources page.

July 10, 2008
(Cemeteries)

Sheryl Monroe has sent in updates for both the West Danby Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery and for Lansingville Cemetery. Thanks Sheryl!

July 05, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 254 - Fourth or Rocky Fall, from above island (Stereo View)
  • No. 255 - Looking up from summit of Fourth Fall (Stereo View)
  • No. 637 - Study of Foliage
  • 1853 Dryden Map, courtesy of Dryden Historical Society, replaces older image with section missing
  • No. 21 - Monument Rock and Cascade, Buttermilk Ravine, Ithaca, N. Y. (Stereo View)
  • No. 36 - Lucifer Fall, 230 feet high, Enfield Ravine, Ithaca, N. Y.
  • No. 303 - The Shower Bath on Fall Creek (updated, clearer image)
  • 1905 Cayuga Lake Steamer Schedule and Fare Card
  • 1911 Postcard - Barnes Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca N.Y.
  • First Fall on Lick Brook, near Ithaca (Stereo View)
  • No. 6912 - Tunnell, Fall Creek
  • No. 74 - Looking down from the Chimney Rocks, the Tunnell in the foreground, top of Ithaca Fall in the middle, the inlet and west hill in the distance -- Fall Creek
June 23, 2008
(Genealogies)

Cynthia Dickinson has sent in some updated information for the Family of Jonah Tooker. Thanks Cynthia!

June 09, 2008
(Surnames)

We have some new Surname Listings

June 09, 2008
(Cemeteries)

The updates for Grove Cemetery in Trusmansburg are complete.

June 06, 2008
(Ithaca)

Please join us in giving a big welcome to our newest team member, Jessica Hall, who is the new Town of Ithaca Coordinator. Welcome Jessica!

May 27, 2008
(Cemeteries)

Our updates to Grove Cemetery, in Trusmansburg, continue. The A-L surnames are complete.

May 21, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have more updates to Grove Cemetery in Trusmansburg. The A-J surnames are complete.

May 21, 2008
(Surnames)

We have some new Surname Listings

May 21, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have updates to Grove Cemetery in Trusmansburg. The A-F surnames are complete, and we hope to have the rest of the updates soon.

May 18, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have updates to Grove Cemetery in Trusmansburg. The A-C surnames are complete, and we hope to have the rest of the updates soon.

May 13, 2008
(Surnames)

There have been a large number of surname submissions and we hope to get them all up in the next few days:

May 05, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have updates to Grove Cemetery in Trusmansburg. The A surnames are complete, and we hope to have the rest of the updates soon.

April 30, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have added some links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material (Lantern Slides):

  • 1901 Flood in Ithaca (2 views)
  • Taughannock Falls
  • Inlet Valley (Ithaca)
April 28, 2008
(Cemeteries)

We have added some 2008 burials, as well as other updates and corrections, to Caroline Grove Cemetery.

April 21, 2008
(Off-Site Resources)

We have added a link to WWII Enlistments (Part of the USGenWebs Archives) on our Off-Site Resources page.

April 21, 2008
(Off-Site Resources)

We have added a link to the Lansing Star Newspaper Obituaries section on our Off-Site Resources page.

April 14, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have added some links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Postcard - Aerial view: Overlooking Cornell and Cayuga Lake, c. 1940
April 11, 2008
(Cemeteries)
We have updates for Caroline Grove Cemetery, and we have also added some photos of headstones, especially for the Winship and Robinson surnames.
March 26, 2008
(NYTOMPKI)
The Tompkins County NYGenWeb website has moved; you can now find us at: http://nytompki.org. If you have the website bookmarked, you can use the link above to create a new one.
March 07, 2008
(Cemeteries)
Rita Harris, secretary for Green Hills Cemetery Assoc., in Dryden has sent us the updates for Green Hills Cemetery 2007 burials. Thanks Rita!
February 22, 2008
(Schools)

Judy Coyle has donated a photograph of Mrs. Cogan's Fourth Grade Class (1953-1954), in Trumansburg. Thanks Judy!

February 22, 2008
(Off-Site Resources)

We have just added a link to the Biographical Index of Notable People of the State of New York in our Off-Site Resources section, brought to you from the Brooklyn Genealogy website.

February 21, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have added some more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 244 - Fall Creek, Looking up from Tunnel (Stereo View)
  • No. 243 - Looking into the Tunnel, upper end (Stereo View)
  • No. 904 - Cavern Cascade and Reservoir (Stereo View)
February 20, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have added some links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 35 - Pathway by Lucifer Fall, Enfield Ravine, Ithaca, N. Y. (Stereo View)
February 18, 2008
(Vitals)

Ella Foster has donated the obituary for Duncan Terryburry, who died in 1918. in Trumansburg. Thanks Ella!

February 15, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 6911 - Devil's Kitchen, Enfield Ravine (Stereo View)
  • No. 8 - Ante-chamber above Pulpit Rock, Buttermilk Ravine, Ithaca, N. Y.
  • No. 82 - Looking out through the entrance to Enfield Ravine
February 13, 2008
(Schools)

Joleen Krogman has donated a lovely school photo for Miller's Corners District #4 in Enfield, taken about 1938 or 1939. Thanks Joleen!

February 13, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 70 - Looking Down from the Chimney Rocks on Forrest Fall, Fall Creek (Stereo View)
February 05, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • No. 587 - Fall Creek Tunnel (Stereo View)
  • View of Ithaca from West Hill (Postcard)
  • Cascadilla Cascade, Ithaca, N. Y. (Stereo View)
  • Sage College, Cornell University (Photgraph)
February 04, 2008
(Cemeteries)

Jim Allen has donated several headstone photographs for Groton Rural Cemetery, particularly for the Halladay, Hopkins and Morton surnames. Thanks Jim!

February 04, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Summit Falls, upper view (Stereo View)
  • Taughanic Falls, Cayuga Lake (Stereo View)
  • Fourth or Rocky Fall (Stereo View)
  • Photograph of Fall Creek
  • Trip-hammer Fall, Fall Creek (Stereo View)
  • Foaming Fall, Fall Creek (Stereo View)
  • Study, head of Cayuga Lake, No. 625 (Stereo View)
  • Study at the head of Cayuga Lake, No. 622 (Stereo View)
  • The Glen above Forest Fall (Stereo View)
January 09, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Taughannock Falls - view from Halsey's Hotel, at Sunrise (Stereo View)
  • The Celebrated Pulpit Rock (Stereo View)
  • Cascade Above Pulpit Rock (Stero View)
January 05, 2008
(Off-Site Resources)

We have added links to several area funeral homes that publish obituaries on their websites. You can find the links on our Off-Site Resources page.

  • Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation catalog, about 1917
  • Stereo View - Ithaca Fall - 160 feet high - 150 feet broad - Crystal Pool in the foreground. Fall Creek
  • Postcard - Cornell University College of Agriculture
January 05, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation catalog, about 1917
  • Stereo View - Ithaca Fall - 160 feet high - 150 feet broad - Crystal Pool in the foreground. Fall Creek
  • Postcard - Cornell University College of Agriculture
January 04, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

We have more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Photograph - 8-man rowing crew at Cayuga Inlet(?)
  • Photograph - 8-man rowing crew at Cayuga Inlet(?) - another view
January 03, 2008
(Bill Hecht Index)

Happy New Year! We have added more links to Bill Hecht's scanned and transcribed material:

  • Photograph - Renwick Beach (Stewart Park)
  • Photograph - Frontenac docked at Renwick Beach
  • Photograph - Renwick Beach showing Bath House
  • Photograph - Renwick Beach, showing Trolley car on left
  • Photograph - Cornell Crew Rower
 
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