New York Essays
Author: Marian S. Henry
This book collects in one place a series of essays about New York that Marian S. Henry wrote for the NEHGS website. Updated for 2007, the 29 essays cover a wide range of genealogical and historical topics, from how to find primary sources and obtain vital records in New York State, to summaries of land purchases and settlements, to the stories of specific people and places. The practical information will help you find your upstate ancestors, and the historical information will help you understand the world in which they lived.