Court of Common Pleas

Court Minutes
1855-1857

This index of names was transcribed by Pat Connors from LDS film #1304663.  The Court of Common Pleas is a court established in each city or county in New York to handle civil cases such as marriages, naturalizations, name changes, probates, exemptions from military duty, lunacy cases, tavern licenses, insolvency cases, old age assistance, the laying of roads, settlements of boundary disputes and child support and custody issues.

Out of the 536 persons listed in this index, about 1/3 to 1/2 are for citizenship.  Most of those records include the names of two witnesses and the date of when the declaration of intention was filed in court.

 

Abbots to Fritz

Gaffney to Norton

O'Bly/O'Bligh to Young

 

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