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Staten Island (Richmond County), New York Guide for Genealogists and Family Historians By NYG&B
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Guide to Staten Island (Richmond County), New York for genealogists and family historians produced by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.
The Viggiano Family - 1873 to 2018 By AJ Viggiano
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From 1873 when Carlo and Julia Viggiano settled in Old Saybrook CT the story the journey continues to Staten Island and finally to New Jersey.
Memories of Family and Friends By Anthony Pietracatella
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Memories of my life growing up in the Pietracatella and Rowe Families on Staten Island, New York during the 1950's through the 1980's. How my experiences help mold the person I am today
The Lamberti's An Italian American Story By AJ Viggiano
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This is the story of a husband and wife who left Italy in 1910 to come to America for a new life. They arrived separately, Giovanni in March and Rafaella in November with their one year old daughter... More > Christine. The family grew with the addition of Enes (Ernestine), Frances and Jean (Vincenta). Tragedy struck in 1920 when Rafaella died from complications from an appendix attack. Giovanni's brother Virginio arranged for a sister of one of his employees to come from Italy and marry his brother. Bettina, the stepmother, turned out to be the quintessential stepmother who refused to help with the girls in any way. She and Giovanni had a son Rammy in 1924 who at times wondered to this mother why she treated his sisters the way she did. The girls did not let their upbringing affect the way they raised their families as shown at the end of this book.< Less
My Footprint By Marie Dicker Haas
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Marie Dicker Haas knew how to make friends and keep them—and being connected to others was what she treasured most. In this memoir, her spirit shines through, as do her philosophies on life,... More > which she developed over more than 90 years before her death in 2017. From her formative days growing up on Staten Island, New York, to her years at Cornell University, through the World War II years, and on to life as it unfolded, she writes with a thoughtful, creative style. She writes courageously of her loves, including the death of Sammy Greenwald during World War II, which she writes “affected me more profoundly than any other event I had experienced until that time.” He had been born next door, and he’d always been in her life. Years later, Marie eloped with a concert violinist who melodiously transformed her life for the next twenty-five years, and two children gave her the opportunity to experience one of her greatest joys: motherhood. She also shares lessons from her greatest challenges.< Less
My Footprint By Marie Dicker Haas
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Marie Dicker Haas knew how to make friends and keep them—and being connected to others was what she treasured most. In this memoir, her spirit shines through, as do her philosophies on life,... More > which she developed over more than 90 years before her death in 2017. From her formative days growing up on Staten Island, New York, to her years at Cornell University, through the World War II years, and on to life as it unfolded, she writes with a thoughtful, creative style. She writes courageously of her loves, including the death of Sammy Greenwald during World War II, which she writes “affected me more profoundly than any other event I had experienced until that time.” He had been born next door, and he’d always been in her life. Years later, Marie eloped with a concert violinist who melodiously transformed her life for the next twenty-five years, and two children gave her the opportunity to experience one of her greatest joys: motherhood. She also shares lessons from her greatest challenges.< Less
Sarah Cortelyou, A Young Girl at the Time of the American Revolution By Thomas J. Ryan
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It is August 1776. The place is Brooklyn, N.Y. Sarah Cortelyou and her family live on a farm on the Narrows, the river which leads into New York City Harbor. The first major battle of the American... More > Revolution is about to begin as the British stage their ships and forces on Staten Island. General Washington has his troops stationed in Brooklyn and Sarah's father is part of the Milita which will soon be called up to join with the Continental Army to defend New York. Find out what happens to Sarah, her family and friends during this period.< Less
Wagner College Policy Toward Constituency and Community By Bernhard Hugo Paul Hillila
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This volume was written in 1955 as Bernhard Hillila's dissertation for his Ed.D. degree from Columbia University Teachers College. A lifelong pastor and educator, Hillila was an instructor at Wagner... More > College during the 1948-49 academic year. This study examines the development of Wagner College with two competing purposes in mind: serving the college's "constituency" (Lutheran congregations and families) and "community" (specifically, the Staten Island community). More about Hillila's remarkable life, pastoral and scholarly career, and avocation as a Finnish-American ethnic humorist can be found at the end of the volume.< Less
A French Huguenot Legacy By Debra Guiou(n) Stufflebean
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From the Knights Templar to serving in the militia under George Washington, the Huguenot’s have been keepers of the faith, fighters for freedom, and left their mark on history. The Huguenots... More > were massacred in France in the 17th century when the Royals declared “one king, one law, one religion.” Fleeing for their lives, and for the right to worship as Protestants, many walked away from lives of nobility. Jacques Guyon settled on Staten Island; Louis Guion settled first in Rye, then New Rochelle, NY. Follow their journeys and the lives of their descendants in a true French-American saga. Of particular interest to genealogists, with a supporting appendix, especially for those families who intermarried with the Guion’s.< Less
Tom Grogan By Francis Hopkinson Smith
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Tom Grogan is a novel published in 1896 by Francis Hopkinson Smith that was the best selling book in the United States in 1896. The novel was also serialized in The Century Magazine starting in... More > December 1895, with illustrations by Charles Stanley Reinhart.An 1898 literature guide provided this synopsis of the plot:Tom Grogan, by F. Hopkinson Smith (1895.) is a spirited and most entertaining and ingenious study of laboring life in Staten Island, New York.Tom Grogan was a stevedore, who died from the effects of an injury. With a family to support, his widow conceals the fact of her husband's death, saying that he is sick in a hospital, that she may assume both his name and business.She is thenceforth known to all as 'Tom Grogan'. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Grogan Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less

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