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Schaghticoke in 1840 – by Chris Kelly

I have been illustrating the lives of people in Schaghticoke in 1840 through the inventories in their probate files, made when they died without wills. Today I will conclude with…

Possessions of an 1840 Family Farm – by C. Kelley

Let’s look at the probate file of John Baucus, who died in 1832 at 59. He was a farmer who lived near the current town hall. He and his family…

Schaghticoke in 1840 – by Chris Kelly

Last week I began a portrait of our town as of 1840. I hope this will help my readers understand what it would have been like to live here at…

Schaghticoke in 1840 – by C. Kelly

I have been writing the history of Schaghticoke in the “Express” since September 2010, mostly chronologically.  With some detours, I have reached about 1840. At that point, we can see…

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