New Arrivals    Books    Archival Products   Charts   Printing & Binding   News & How-To   Events   Contact Us  

Popular Categories

   Australia & New Zealand
   British Home Children
      - Acadie, Acadian
      - New Brunswick
      - Newfoundland & Lab.
      - Nova Scotia
      - Ontario
      - Prince Edward Island
      - Quebec
      - Western Canada
      - First Nations, Metis
      - Military - Before 1920
      - Loyalists / UEL
      - Pioneers' Stories
      - Genealogy How-To
   England & Wales
   Ireland & Northern Ireland
   United States
      - American Revolution
   more countries...
   Genealogy How-To

   Archival & Acid-Free
   Conservation How-To

   Charts, Forms
   Gift Certificates

Popular Authors

   Thomas MacEntee
   Paul Milner
   Chris Paton
   Ron W. Shaw
   Gavin K. Watt

Popular Publishers

   Global Heritage Press
   Institute of Jesuit Studies
   MacDonald Research
   OGS - Ottawa Branch
   Unlock The Past

Search our store by topic, author, word or phrase:

Books, Maps & Other Resources
   United States of America   
Genealogy & History

BOOK - A History of Old Kinderhook, From the Aboriginal days to the Present Time; Including the Story of the Early Settlers, Their Home-Steads, Their Traditions, and Their descendants; with an Account of Their Civic, Social, Political, Educational and Religious Life
By Edward A. Collier
Originally published by The Knickerbocker Press, New York, 1914
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2009 (digital edition 2011)

Hardcover... 82.95 (C$)
Book on CD... 19.95 (C$)
pdf download.....14.95 (C$)
Link emailed within 1 business day
Licensed for personal use only

Hardcover Edition
7.25" X 9.75"

Book-on-CD Edition

After almost a century, A History of Old Kinderhook remains the definitive local history of this old town which lies in the northern portion of Columbia County, New York. Originally published in 1914, the book is filled with history of the area, beginning before European arrival, and progressing through the settlement period, the impact of various wars including the American Revolution, and development of the community up to 1914.

More than 100 illustrations and photographs provide readers with a view of individual homes, people and places of interest. The photos and illustrations are nicely reproduced in this new edition. Also included are two fold out maps and one full page map.

The author writes: " The genealogical and biographical notes are numerous and relate to nearly all the old families..." He continues: No known available source of information has been neglected. land-papers...deeds, mortgages, wills,...unrecorded papers,... treasures from great libraries,manuscripts (now largely perished) from State archivist, ....histories, alleged hsitories, gazetteers and newspaper files. Many Dutch records have been translated... records of the old Kinderhook church covering nearly two hundred years....

Contents include:
  • Discovery and the Indians
  • Physical features, Boudaries, Census
  • Settlement, Land Grants, Devolution of Title, and Land Litigation
  • Who was Who [47 pages]
  • War Times: The Revolution and the Loyalists -- War of 1812 -- The civil War --- The War with Spain
  • Gleanings
  • Celebrations and Sundry Notable Meetings
  • Churches ans Schools
  • Financial, Fraternal, and Other Organizations
  • Highways, Public Utilities, Industries, Cemeteries
  • Old Homesteads, Inns, and the People in Them [40 pages]
  • Biographical Sketches [91 pages]
  • Reminiscences [50 pages]
  • Appendix [includes militia lists; list of patentees; civil and judicial list; 1790 census, etc]
  • Index
Descendants of the town's United Empire Loyalists and Patriots alike will find much valuable information in the pages of this time-proven history of the town and families of Kinderhook.

572 Pages, plus fold-out maps
7.25 X 9.75"
Illustrations (100)
Maps (3)
Appendices (lists)
Hardcover (premium binding in textured dark green covering with gilt stamping on front and spine)
Originally published by The Knickerbocker Press, New York, 1914
This edition published by Global Heritage Press, Milton 2009 (CD 2011)

ISBN 978-1-926797-06-9 (Hardcover edition)

More resources from

History & Genealogy Books...
History and genealogy books, maps, CDs from a wide selection of publishers, including Global Heritage Press. Browse resources listed by country, location or topic.

Document & Artifact Preservation Products
Acid-free storage and display products to preserve and safely store your family heirloom documents and artifacts.

Printing & Binding Solutions
You've done the research, written the stories, gathered the photos and illustrations, and put them all together... Now let produce a finished book you will be proud to call your own.

Family Tree Charts & Census Forms
Poster-size blank family tree charts, plus a variety of free blank letter-size charts and census forms Inc. 1992-2017
Sign up for our free newsletter!   |   Unsubscribe from our newsletter