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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Connecticut Genealogy|Connecticut]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Litchfield County, Connecticut Genealogy|Litchfield]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''North Canaan'''
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=== Brief History ===
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*Ancram (NY) Turnpike<ref>Isaac Huntting, ''History of the Little Nine Partners of North East Precinct and Pine Plains, New York, Dutchess County'' (Amenia, NY: Chas. Walsh, 1897), 99-101. [{{Huntt}} Google Book edition].</ref> 1805, also sometimes called the '''''Catskill Road''''', from [[Salisbury, Connecticut]] to [[Catskill, New York]]  
 
*Ancram (NY) Turnpike<ref>Isaac Huntting, ''History of the Little Nine Partners of North East Precinct and Pine Plains, New York, Dutchess County'' (Amenia, NY: Chas. Walsh, 1897), 99-101. [{{Huntt}} Google Book edition].</ref> 1805, also sometimes called the '''''Catskill Road''''', from [[Salisbury, Connecticut]] to [[Catskill, New York]]  
 
*[[Catskill Road]] 1750s from [[Springfield, Massachusetts]] to [[Catskill, New York]]<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_turnpikes_in_New_York List of turnpikes in New York] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 6 November 2014).</ref> <ref name="AncramTpk">[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tqpeiffer/Documents/Ancestral%20Migration%20Archives/Migration%20Webpage%20Folder/Northeast%20U.S.%20Migration%20Routes.htm#_NAME_%28A%29 Ancram Turnpike] in ''Routes in the Northeastern United States: Historic Trails, Roads and Migration Routes'' (accessed 6 November 2014). The '''Ancram Turnpike''' went from Springield, MA to Catskill, NY; and was called the '''''Catskill Road'''''.</ref> <ref name="Morgan">Almira E Morgan, ''The Catskill Turnpike: A Wilderness Path'' (Ithaca, N.Y.: DeWitt Historical Society of Thompkins County, 1971), 5. [http://tcpl.org/local-history/documents/nys-cny/Catskill_Turnpike.pdf Online digital copy].</ref> <ref name="CatskillTpk">[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tqpeiffer/Documents/Ancestral%20Migration%20Archives/Migration%20Webpage%20Folder/Northeast%20U.S.%20Migration%20Routes.htm#_NAME_%28C%29 Catskill Turnpike] in ''Routes in the Northeastern United States: Historic Trails, Roads and Migration Routes'' (accessed 6 November 2014). The '''Catskill Turnpike''' went west from Catskill, NY to Bath, NY; the east part was called the '''''Susquehanna Turnpike'''''.</ref> <ref>Huntting, 97-99.</ref>  
 
*[[Catskill Road]] 1750s from [[Springfield, Massachusetts]] to [[Catskill, New York]]<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_turnpikes_in_New_York List of turnpikes in New York] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 6 November 2014).</ref> <ref name="AncramTpk">[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tqpeiffer/Documents/Ancestral%20Migration%20Archives/Migration%20Webpage%20Folder/Northeast%20U.S.%20Migration%20Routes.htm#_NAME_%28A%29 Ancram Turnpike] in ''Routes in the Northeastern United States: Historic Trails, Roads and Migration Routes'' (accessed 6 November 2014). The '''Ancram Turnpike''' went from Springield, MA to Catskill, NY; and was called the '''''Catskill Road'''''.</ref> <ref name="Morgan">Almira E Morgan, ''The Catskill Turnpike: A Wilderness Path'' (Ithaca, N.Y.: DeWitt Historical Society of Thompkins County, 1971), 5. [http://tcpl.org/local-history/documents/nys-cny/Catskill_Turnpike.pdf Online digital copy].</ref> <ref name="CatskillTpk">[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~tqpeiffer/Documents/Ancestral%20Migration%20Archives/Migration%20Webpage%20Folder/Northeast%20U.S.%20Migration%20Routes.htm#_NAME_%28C%29 Catskill Turnpike] in ''Routes in the Northeastern United States: Historic Trails, Roads and Migration Routes'' (accessed 6 November 2014). The '''Catskill Turnpike''' went west from Catskill, NY to Bath, NY; the east part was called the '''''Susquehanna Turnpike'''''.</ref> <ref>Huntting, 97-99.</ref>  
*'''''[[Catskill Turnpike]]&nbsp;''''' (aka '''Susquehannah Turnpike&nbsp;''') from Catskill, NY to Unadilla, NY; route travelled by Europeans by 1792; toll booths opened by 1804.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_turnpikes_in_New_York List of turnpikes in New York] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 1 November 2014).</ref> <ref name="Morgan" /> <ref>Anastassia Zinke, [http://www.catskillmtn.org/guide-magazine/articles/2001-11-the-susquehanna-turnpike-and-america-s-frontier-history.html The Susquehanna Turnpike and America's Frontier History] in ''Catskill Mountain Foundation'' (accessed 1 November 2014).</ref> <ref>Joan Odess, [http://www.dcha-ny.org/turnpike.pdf The Susquehanna Turnpike] (pdf accessed 1 November 2014).</ref>  
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*'''''[[Catskill Turnpike]]&nbsp;''''' (aka '''Susquehannah Turnpike&nbsp;''') from Catskill, NY to Unadilla, NY; route travelled by Europeans by 1792; toll booths opened by 1804.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_turnpikes_in_New_York List of turnpikes in New York] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 1 November 2014).</ref> <ref name="Morgan" /> <ref>Anastassia Zinke, [http://www.catskillmtn.org/guide-magazine/articles/2001-11-the-susquehanna-turnpike-and-america-s-frontier-history.html The Susquehanna Turnpike and America's Frontier History] in ''Catskill Mountain Foundation'' (accessed 1 November 2014).</ref> <ref>Joan Odess, [http://www.dcha-ny.org/turnpike.pdf The Susquehanna Turnpike] (pdf accessed 1 November 2014).</ref>
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*Columbia (NY) Turnpike 1799  
 
*Columbia (NY) Turnpike 1799  
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*Great Barrington and Aford (MA) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 186-88.</ref> 1812  
 
*Great Barrington and Aford (MA) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 186-88.</ref> 1812  
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*[[Greenwood Road]]<ref>Wood, map between 330 and 331, and 348-49.</ref> 1799 from [[Hartford, Connecticut]] to [[Albany, New York]]  
 
*[[Greenwood Road]]<ref>Wood, map between 330 and 331, and 348-49.</ref> 1799 from [[Hartford, Connecticut]] to [[Albany, New York]]  
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*Hampden and Berkshire (MA) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 203-205.</ref> 1826  
 
*Hampden and Berkshire (MA) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 203-205.</ref> 1826  
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*Hillsdale and Chatham Turnpike 1805 from [[Alford, Massachusetts]] to [[Albany, New York]]  
 
*Hillsdale and Chatham Turnpike 1805 from [[Alford, Massachusetts]] to [[Albany, New York]]  
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*Housatonic River (MA) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 166-67.</ref> 1809  
 
*Housatonic River (MA) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 166-67.</ref> 1809  
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*Massachusetts 10th Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 76-78.</ref> 1800  
 
*Massachusetts 10th Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 76-78.</ref> 1800  
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*Massachusetts 12th Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 79-80.</ref> 1812  
 
*Massachusetts 12th Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 79-80.</ref> 1812  
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*Rensselaer and Columbia (NY) Turnpike 1799  
 
*Rensselaer and Columbia (NY) Turnpike 1799  
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*Salisbury and Canaan (CT) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 330 and 331, and 363-64.</ref> 1801-1829  
 
*Salisbury and Canaan (CT) Turnpike<ref>Wood, map between 330 and 331, and 363-64.</ref> 1801-1829  
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*[[Ulster and Delaware Turnpike]] 1802 from [[Salisbury, Connecticut]] to [[Bainbridge, New York]]
 
*[[Ulster and Delaware Turnpike]] 1802 from [[Salisbury, Connecticut]] to [[Bainbridge, New York]]
  
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Latest revision as of 13:30, 6 November 2018

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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Land Records[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

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Migration routes for early European settlers to and from North Canaan, Litchfield County, Connecticut Genealogy included:[1]

  • Columbia (NY) Turnpike 1799
  • Great Barrington and Aford (MA) Turnpike[12] 1812
  • Hampden and Berkshire (MA) Turnpike[14] 1826
  • Housatonic River (MA) Turnpike[15] 1809
  • Massachusetts 10th Turnpike[16] 1800
  • Massachusetts 12th Turnpike[17] 1812
  • Rensselaer and Columbia (NY) Turnpike 1799
  • Salisbury and Canaan (CT) Turnpike[18] 1801-1829

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. WorldCat entry; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Frederic J. Wood, The Turnpikes of New England and the Evolution of the Same Through England, Virginia, and Maryland (Boston: Marshall Jones, 1919), map between 56 and 57, and 168. Internet Archive version online.
  3. Isaac Huntting, History of the Little Nine Partners of North East Precinct and Pine Plains, New York, Dutchess County (Amenia, NY: Chas. Walsh, 1897), 99-101. Google Book edition.
  4. List of turnpikes in New York in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 6 November 2014).
  5. Ancram Turnpike in Routes in the Northeastern United States: Historic Trails, Roads and Migration Routes (accessed 6 November 2014). The Ancram Turnpike went from Springield, MA to Catskill, NY; and was called the Catskill Road.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Almira E Morgan, The Catskill Turnpike: A Wilderness Path (Ithaca, N.Y.: DeWitt Historical Society of Thompkins County, 1971), 5. Online digital copy.
  7. Catskill Turnpike in Routes in the Northeastern United States: Historic Trails, Roads and Migration Routes (accessed 6 November 2014). The Catskill Turnpike went west from Catskill, NY to Bath, NY; the east part was called the Susquehanna Turnpike.
  8. Huntting, 97-99.
  9. List of turnpikes in New York in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 1 November 2014).
  10. Anastassia Zinke, The Susquehanna Turnpike and America's Frontier History in Catskill Mountain Foundation (accessed 1 November 2014).
  11. Joan Odess, The Susquehanna Turnpike (pdf accessed 1 November 2014).
  12. Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 186-88.
  13. Wood, map between 330 and 331, and 348-49.
  14. Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 203-205.
  15. Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 166-67.
  16. Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 76-78.
  17. Wood, map between 56 and 57, and 79-80.
  18. Wood, map between 330 and 331, and 363-64.

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