This is a discussion area for anyone who has an genealogical interest in the Smith surname and it's variations (e.g., Smythe, Smyth) who lived in New York State at some point in their migration. This list is a sister list to the Smith-NYC mailing list which includes the five boroughs of New York City. If your Smiths lived not only in NYC but in other counties of New York State, this is the list that will cover both.
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This list is for the discussion of the Genealogy, Culture and History of the Smiths who live(d) New York State. Discussion of migration patterns, immigration, heraldry, historical sketches, settlements, census data, wills, family Bibles, vital records, web sites, books, etc. is encouraged.
Smith Family Forum
10,000 Vital Records of Western New York, 1809-1850
Immigrants to the Middle Colonies: A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists
Associated Data from the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
10,000 Vital Records of Central New York, 1813-1850
Smiths in 1800 Federal Census, New York City
1822-23 Brooklyn Directory, Smith/Smythe entries
1833-34 Brookyn Directory, Smith/Smythe entries
1854 Kings Co., Williamsburg Directory, Smith/Smythe entries
1816-29 New York City directories, assorted Smith entries, a few deaths
1843-44 New York City directory, all Smith and Smyth entries, actual pages
1847-48 New York City directory, all Smith entries, actual pages
1850 Federal Census, Williamsburg Mortality Schedule for Smiths
Brooklyn 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Smith births/baptisms
Brooklyn 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Smith marriages
Brooklyn 1st Methodist Episcopal Church, Smith member list
1850-51 Williamsburgh City Directory, all Smith entries
Brooklyn Smith Deaths, 1870
Brooklyn Smith Deaths, 1872 with a few from 1871
Smith Baptisms at St. Ann's Episcopal Church 1836-1869
Smith Marriages at St. Ann's Episcopal Church 1831-1869
Smith Deaths at St. Ann's Episcopal Church 1835-1870
found in transcription of Tombstones in & around Churchyard
in the Village of Gravesend, Kings Co., NY
found in transcription of Tombstones,
Cemetery of the Reformed Dutch Church, New Utrecht, L.I., NY
found in transcription in & around Churchyard
in the Village of Flatlands, Kings Co., NY
1865 New York State Census, Kings County, Smiths in Kings County NY
***Check out the NYC and Smith/Smythe sections for new records***