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Finding your Past · 2d ago

New Mount Ida Cemetery,Troy, Looking for Volunteers

A friend, Alysia, passed this note on to me. The group that is restoring the New Mount Ida Cemetery on Pinewoods Avenue in Troy is looking for help/volunteers with gravestone restoration in ...
Finding your Past · 2d ago

Genealogy Help

Here is an upcoming genealogy session that I found last night in the Rensselaer County Advertiser newspaper.FREE GENEALOGY LOOK UP SESSIONThe Troy Irish Genealogy Society is sponsoring a Fre...
Finding your Past · 2d ago

Eintracht Gesängverein

On November 22, 1868, at 242 South Pearl Street- the Lokale of John Wass, Albany’s newest Gesängvereine or singing society came into existence as the Eintracht Singing Society.  Eintracht ha...
Finding your Past · 5d ago

Friday Funny

Genealogy quickie
Finding your Past · 1W ago

Friday Funny

Once in the tree, it is hard to get down!
Finding your Past · 1W ago

Eintracht Halle

Eintracht Halle located at 371 South Pearl Street was for many years the headquarters for German-Americans in Albany's "South End" until it became a casualty of World War I. Numerous German ...
Finding your Past · 2W ago

Wordless Wednesday : 42 Delaware Street

42 Delaware Street, AlbanyBirth place of numerous BaileyAncestors & Relatives
Finding your Past · 2W ago

Tombstone Tuesday : Henry Joseph Bailey

Henry Benjamin Joseph Bailey (04 January 1884 - 17 September 1920), my great grandfather was born in Albany to Johanna O'Donnell (1853 - 1912) and Henry Joseph Bailey (1852 - 1894). He worke...
Finding your Past · 2W ago

August Genealogy Program/Advice

An upcoming genealogy program/advice at the East Greenbush Community Library. Details are below:Drop in Genealogy Help with Lisa DoughertyThursday, August 10, 6 PM to 8 PMSign up for an appo...
Finding your Past · 2W ago

Update for the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery

Friday, 09 June 2017, was a long day. Alarm clock at 5:30 AM. Out of bed at 5:45 AM. Stewart's in Albany at 6:50 AM. At Krumkill road cemetery 7:00 AM. Now the fun begins.As I drove past the...