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The Yerks Family's of Neperhan / Unionville/ Hawthorne and Pleasantville in 1867

The Yerks Family’s of Neperhan / Unionville/ Hawthorne and Pleasantville in 1867

1 – A Yerks A Yerks > William Brook Yerks (Mary) > William Yerks (Catherine) Location: Rosedale Nursery, Saw Mill Road, Hawthorne, New York  Most likely, the site of the farm house that Catherine See & William Yerks (my wife’s 6th great grandparents) and their ancestors lived in while tending the 300-acre family farm in Philipsburgh Manor (Hawthorne). Notes of […]

How Eastview, New York Looked in 1925

How Eastview, New York Looked in 1925

In this arial photograph you can clearly see where the old Westchester County Almshouse Complex stood. In the overlaid picture, the two foremost buildings can be seen in the red circle. You can also see the Almshouse cemetery on the other side the old Putnam (Ole Put) railroad tracks before is was buried beneath the Saw Mill River Parkway. The […]