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Guide to the Lefferts family papers ARC.145

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Collection processed by Craig P. Savino

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 19, 2021
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 Revised by Amy Lau, Archivist, to remediate oppressive language from subject terms and scope and contents note.  , December 2020

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Subject Names

  • Lefferts, John
  • Lefferts, John
  • Lefferts, John
  • Cortelyou, John
  • Lefferts, Eliza
  • Schenck, Sarah Lefferts
  • Lefferts, Maria Lott
  • Lefferts, John
  • Lefferts, Peter
  • Lefferts, James
  • Lefferts, Femmetie Hegemann
  • Lefferts, Jacobus L.
  • Vanderbilt, Gertrude Lefferts
  • Lefferts, Leffert

Document Type

  • Engravings
  • Tintypes (prints)
  • Bible
  • Account books
  • Financial records
  • Wills
  • Birth records
  • Death records
  • Marriage records
  • Land titles |z New York (State) |z Kings County
  • Cadastral maps
  • Manuscript maps
  • Receipts (financial records)
  • Cookbooks
  • Picture postcards
  • Genealogies
  • Indentures
  • Daguerreotypes (photographs)
  • Photographs

Subject Organizations

  • Gravesend and Coney Island Bridge and Road Company
  • Flatbush Dutch Reformed Church (Flatbush, New York, N.Y.)
  • Flatbush Plank Road Company
  • Brooklyn, Flatbush, and Coney Island Railway Company
  • Brooklyn, Jamaica, and Flatbush Turnpike Company

Subject Topics

  • Genealogy
  • Transportation -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Real property -- New York (State) -- New York -v Maps
  • Long Island, Battle of, New York, N.Y., 1776
  • Slavery -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Farms -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Enslaved people -- bills of sale
  • Draft Riot, New York, N.Y., 1863
  • Roads -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Deeds -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Kings County (N.Y.) |x History |y Revolution, 1775-1783
  • Long Island (N.Y.) |x History |y Revolution, 1775-1783
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |v Maps
  • New York (N.Y.) |v Maps.
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Flatbush (New York, N.Y.)

Family Name(s)

  • Lott family
  • Hegeman family
  • Lefferts family