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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 19, 2011
(Census)
Ray Maki, whom you may remember transcribed the 1865 New York State Census for Newfield, has now transcribed the 1875 NYS Census. We now have both Enumeration Districts (E.D. 1 and E.D. 2) on the website. Thank you Ray!
November 28 , 2011
(Surnames)
Deborah Plugh has submitted the surnames for the lines she is researching:
October 29, 2011
(Schools)
Mary Maki has donated a beautiful photograph of the Newfield High School Class of 1937 to the site. Thanks Mary!
September 25, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Bruce Estes of the Ithaca Journal has donated the December 19, 1863 issue of the Tompkins County Volunteer to the site. We have put the issue in our Scrapbook section. Thanks Bruce!
August 18, 2011
(Cemeteries)
Stacy Foote has donated several photos of headstones in Central Chapel Cemetery, for Leonard, Reed, Burnett, Quick and Sullivan surnames. Thank you, Stacy!
August 4, 2011
(Surnames)
Several people have submitted Surnames they are researching:
August 4, 2011
(Cemeteries)
Barbara Gossett has transcibed hundreds of headstones in Ithaca City Cemetery, and we are gradually incorporating them into our records. Thank you, Barbara!
July 19, 2011
(Church)
Mary Maki donated a lovely photograph of the Philathea Class at the Old Baptist Church, in Newfield. Thanks Mary!
June 15, 2011
(Bill Hecht Index)
We have added links to more of Bill Hecht's scanned images:
  • Cornell University Quadrangle Looking North, Ithaca, N. Y.
  • Cornell University Quadrangle Looking South, Ithaca, N. Y.

All can be found in the Bill Hecht Index of Scanned Images section of the site. Thanks Bill!

June 09, 2011
(Scrapbook)
We have finished adding all pages from the Ithaca City Directories that have been donated by Beth Matsuyama so far. Thanks Beth! You can find a link to the Directories in our Scrapbook section.
May 25, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Beth Matsuyama generously offers to do lookups in Ithaca City Directories, and when she gets a request, she sends scanned copies to the requester and also to the Tompkins County NYGenWeb site, so that all researchers can have access to them. Below is a list of years and pages we have. We will update the list as we get them. You can find a link to the Directories in our Scrapbook section.
May 24, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Mary Maki has donated transcriptions of clippings in Mrs. John L. Puff's scrapbook. Thanks for both these records, Mary!
May 24, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Mary Maki has donated transcriptions of clippings in Kathryn Cutter Maki's scrapbook. Thanks for both these records, Mary!
May 24, 2011
(School)
Mary Maki has donated a photograph of the students and teacher of the Cutter School, located in Newfield, from June 1932.
May 24, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Mary Maki has donated a photograph of the Willow Creek Home Bureau, taken in the 1930s.
May 13, 2011
(Cemeteries)
We have added the City Hall records for the D surnames at Ithaca City Cemetery. We will be adding headstone photos next.
May 04, 2011
(Cemeteries)
We have added the City Hall records for the C surnames at Ithaca City Cemetery. We will be adding headstone photos next.
April 23, 2011
(Cemeteries)
Dave Engdahl has sent in updated information and some headstone photos for Batzer, Beard and Corrington burials in the West Groton Rural Cemetery. Thanks Dave!
April 08, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Gaye Hill has donated a newspaper articles called Dreadful Accident in Ithaca, from 1845. Thanks Gaye!
April 08, 2011
(Cemeteries)
Jerry Minturn has donated a headstone photo for Alice E. Minturn in Lansingville Cemetery. Thanks Jerry!
April 05, 2011
(Genealogies/Bios)
Ken Smith has donated the biographies of his Middaugh and Smith ancestors who lived in Tompkins County. You can find them in the Genealogies and Bios section of the website. Thanks Ken!
March 13, 2011
(Bill Hecht Index)
Bill Hecht has scanned some really wonderful maps of Ithaca. We've added links to the following:
  • 1851 Ithaca Map (with names)
  • 1853 Ithaca Map (with names) - special thanks to the Dryden Town Historical Society for allowing Bill to scan it
  • 1889 Ithaca Map by F. W. Beers (with names)
  • 1919 Ithaca and Vicinity Map (Automobile Touring Guide)
  • 1924 Ithaca Area Geology Map
  • 1939 Ithaca Map by H. A. Manning Co.
  • Ithaca Map of Street Car Lines - Proposed and Finished (no date)

All can be found in the Bill Hecht Index of Scanned Images section of the site. Thanks Bill!

March 07, 2011
(Scrapbook)
Laini Giles has been very busy transcribing obituaries, marriages and other interesting tidbits out of old newspapers. Here is the complete list:

All can be found in the Scrapbook section of the site. Thanks Laini!

February 13, 2011
(Lookups)
Beth White Matsuyama is willing to do lookups in her copies of the Ithaca City Directory. She has copies for 1959, 1961, 1963 and 1969. You can find more information on our Lookups page. Thanks Beth!
February 06, 2011
(Cemeteries)
We have finished the records for the B surnames in Ithaca City Cemetery. We have incorporated all the City Hall records, all of the old records and all photographs that we have. Happy Day! (Just 24 letters to go...)
January 23, 2011
(Cemeteries)
We have updated the records for the B surnames in Ithaca City Cemetery. We have incorporated all the City Hall records, all of the old records and added photographs through the Buford Surnames. There are approximately 40 photos still to be added to this record. We hope to have them up soon.
January 05 , 2011
(Scrapbook)
Happy New Year! Lynne Stamm donated the obituary for her grandfather, James M. Mulks. We have added it to our Scrapbook section. Thanks Lynne!
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