Home
One Hundred Years
Centennial Classroom
Site Map & Information
Immigrant Stories & Information
Immigrant Stories & Information
 Workers
Arrow Pointer Family History
  Links to Immigrant Resources
  Family History Submission
  OnLine Resources
  Photos
A bridge
Trolley Tracks
 
Family history in New York  
  From: Terri
State: OH
Received: 10/20/97

Blue horizontal bar

Family lore has it that my great-grandfather, Will Stoothoff, was Manhattan's first mounted policeman. He and his wife, Phebe Emma Oakley, had two children: William Woodruff Stoothoff, Jr. (my grandfather) and Laura.

One of the first Stoothoffs, born around 1620, came to New York from Holland. His descendents owned an island off the coast for awhile. For over 300 years, this family apparently lived in and around New York City.

Here in the central states and elsewhere, many of us would like to search your city for our own history as well as yours. Keep your past alive, develop New York, and continue to hold the interest of the rest of the nation.


Back to Family Histories

 

Blue horizontal bar

Go to NYC100 Home | NYC.gov Home | Contact Us | FAQs |
Privacy Statement | Site Map