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Suffolk County Historicial Society "The Register"  Index
NEW Resource - Account Book of Aaron Van Nostrand: (Chairmaker 1767) Sexton for grave digging, bell ringing, pall and attendings at the Grace Episcopal Church of Jamaica, LI, NY 1773-1820; copied by Josephine C. Frost. The book contains dates of graves to be dug and bells to be rung to toll for the death of someone as he wrote down details.
The New York of Yesterday - A Descriptive Narrative of Old Bloomingdale by Hooper Striker Mott 1908. Vital Records for New York City Section ONLY -1808-1825 period.
"Long Island Genealogies" by Mary Powell Bunker
Genealogies of Long Island Families - Compiled by Charles J Werner, mainly from the records left by Benjamin F Thompson, Historian of Long Island.  Contains a Collection of Genealogies relating to the following Long Island Families:  Dickerson, Mitchell, Wickham, Carman, Raynor, Rushmore, Satterly, Hawkins, Arthur Smith, Mills, Howard, Lush, Greene.
Touring The Winding Stretches Of The Beautiful Shore Road [From: Bunker, Mary Powell "Long Island Genealogies" [originally published 1895 republished by Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland, VT:1988 pgs. 350
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. III - NY City & LI  1657 - 1940
Augustus Griffin's Unpublished Journals
Sketches from local history - Bridgehampton, N.Y., 1935, Halsey, William Donaldson, 202 pgs.                    
The Darling Family in America - The Darling family in America : early settlers prior to 1800. New York: W.M. Clemens, 1913, 31  pgs.                        
Plain Unpolished Tale of Workaday Doings of Modest Folk by Robert Nelson Corwin
Stories of old Long Island -  Rockville Centre, N.Y., Paumanok Press, c1934,  Jackson, Birdsall, 239  pgs.       
History of the colony of New Haven - before and after the union with Connecticut : containing a particular description of the towns which composed that government, viz., New Haven, Milford, Guilford, Branford, Stamford, & Southold, L.I., with a notice of the towns which have been set off from "the original six" New Haven Conn.: Hitchcock & Stafford, 1838, Lambert, Edward R 232  pgs.           
The Salmon records - a private register of marriages and deaths of the residents of the town of Southold, Suffolk County, N.Y., and of persons more or less closely associated with that place : 1696-1811 Authors:  William Salmon, William A. Robbins,  City of Publication:   New York Publisher:   New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Date:   1918, 115 pgs.
Moores Town of Southold, LI - Personal index prior to 1698, and index of 1698 By Charles B. Moore New York: 1868
The plains of Long Island Albany N.Y.-  Printed by C. Van Benthuysen, 1860, Watson, Winslow C 23  pgs.
Miscellaneous Vital statistics - other than death and marriage notices taken from the "Brooklyn Eagle" Gertrude A.  Barber, 1963, 229  pgs.
Long Island and New York in olden times - being newspaper extracts and historical sketches Jamaica, L.I. N.Y.,: Onderdonk, Henry, 1851, 93  pgs.
Historical miscellanies relating to Long Island - Huntington, Long Island N.Y. 1917, 76  pgs. CONTENTS: The Schenck homestead at Mill Island, Flatlands, Carpenter's Tavern at Jamaica, Horse-racing at Hempstead in the olden days, William S. Mount and his art, The Thompson homestead at Setauket 
Suffolk County New York Deaths - Deaths taken from the daily "The Republican Watchman" Copied and compiled from the original newspapers by Gertrude A. Barber, Greenport, Suffolk County, New York 625 pages - available as three smaller downloads containing abt 200 pages each - SECT 1    SECT 2     SECT 3    
Landmarks on the Montauk Highway - and Long Island directory with map Brooklyn, N.Y., 1925, Armbruster, Eugene L., 49  pgs.   
Marriages of Suffolk County, N.Y.-  taken from the "Republican Watchman," a newspaper published at Greenport, N.Y.  Author: Gertrude A. Barber Length: 441 pages.
Eastern Long Island almanac and guidebook - containing not only astronomical and tide facts but an abundance of striking information about the north and south "flukes" of eastern Long Island, profusely illustrated New York: The Committee, 1934, 67  pgs. 
Long Island : its early days and development Brooklyn, N.Y. -  Brooklyn Daily Eagle, c1914, Armbruster, Eugene L. 100  pgs.
The land of Home Sweet Home  - stories of old Long Island, where the cottage "Home Sweet Home" still stands in East Hampton Sayville, N.Y., Sayville Press, 1940, Denton, Marjorie A.126  pgs. 
The hurricane of 1938 on eastern Long Island - Bridgehampton, Long Island N.Y.: Hampton Press, 1939, Clowes, Ernest S. 107  pgs. 
Long Island Colonial Patents - by Frederick Van Wyck Originally published in Boston, 1935 200 pages CONTENTS: The Patents Generally, Several Fisheries, The Long Island Fisheries, NY Colonial Statutes, Easthampton Patents, Flatlands Patents, Hempstead Patents, Smithtown Patents, The Southold patent, Two manhattan Patents.
The Ferry Road on Long Island New York - 1919, Armbruster, Eugene L., 40  pgs. 
Historic Long Island History and Genealogy - Author: Rufus R. Wilson Originally published in New York, 1902 360 pages CONTENTS: Ancient Long Island, The five Dutch towns, The Puritan colonies, A period of storm and stress, The reign of Stuyvesant, Dutch days and ways, A change of rulers, The later English governors, The revolution and after, When Brooklyn was a village, The whalers of Suffolk, Queens and its worthies, The second war with England, The island in the Civil War, Making the greater city, The higher life of Brooklyn, Some island landmarks