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                     TOWN OF BERNE, ALBANY COUNTY, NY

                           EXCEPT THE VILLAGE OF BERNE -

                                  Map 1866 by Beers (part 1)

 

                      Scanned by Darin Flansburg     20 Mar 2001

 

                                      LIST OF PROPERTY OWNERS

 

           Compiled by  Barbara Bolster-Barrett & Darin Flansburg

 

                                                                      

                         Darin Flansburg     Barbara Bolster-Barrett
 

                               Webpage constructed by Cliff Lamere

 

 

Some History of the area

Source:  Harold H. Miller, quoting facts given in "Our Heritage" (a 1976 history of Berne)

West Berne was known as Mechanicsville about 1830-35 [because of the concentration of mechanics], and then as Peoria.  The latter name was given by Paul Settle, a miller who owned property in Peoria, Illinois.  When the post office was established it was given the name of West Berne.  The date is uncertain, but a census map of 1866 identifies the village as "West Berne, formerly Peoria."  I'm not sure what map they are talking about since as you know Beers 1866 map [on this webpage] says "Peoria, West Bern P. O."

Previous to 1800 the area around Berne was called Beaver Dam; actually it was more often called the Beaver Dam.  This was because of a large beaver dam on Fox Creek on the flats below Berne.

It is my understanding that when the Post Offices were established, the Federal Government called them whatever they wished, sometimes regardless of what the locals called the villages.  They could do that!  I suppose since there was no town governments in these two instances they could get away with it.  So in essence, the locals called the villages one thing, but the name of the P.O. was what the government wanted to call it.  I'm not sure when the Post Offices were established. 

As to Bern vs. Berne, I just found an 1801 map that says Berne and an 1804 map that says Bern.  In this case I believe that at the time it was the personal preference of the mapmaker to spell it like Bern, Switzerland, or the use the British spelling of Berne. 

             
 
The map at the bottom of this page covers the eastern 90% of the Town of Berne.  The Village 
of Berne, although shown, is magnified on an inset that is not included herein.

Above the map is an alphabetical list of c. 474 properties shown on the two maps which make 
up the Town of Berne (except for the village).  

Remarks of Barbara Bolster-Barrett (BBB), Harold H. Miller (HHM) or Cliff Lamere (no 
designation) are in square bracket [  ].

View MAP 2 of the western 10% of the Town of Berne (lacks list of names).  

 

View only the List of Property Owners.

 

             
 

PROPERTY                            SECTOR

A.H.                                436
A.H.                                436
Adams, A                            West Bern
Adriance, A.                        440
Adriance, G.                        417
Allen, J.M.                         550
Allen, W.                           Midway between West Bern and Bern
Alverson, L.                        442
Alverson, P.                        466
Angle, J.                           Berne
Angle, J.H.                         Midway between West Bern and Bern
Baker, H.                           555
Baker, Mrs.                         533
Baker, P.                           533
Baldwin, J.                         510
Ball, D.                            539
Ball, D.                            Berne
Ball, H.                            Berne
Ball, P.                            497
Ball, P.                            Berne
Ball, R.                            538
Baptist Church                      401
Barber, J.                          564
Barber, J.                          565
Barker, H.                          490
Barrett, F., Miss                   381
Barrows, Mrs.                       381
Bartman, H.                         423
Bateholds, G.                       554
Becker, M.                          489
Becker, P.                          467
Bell, H.                            375
blank                               373
blank                               384
blank                               397
blank                               407
blank                               426
blank                               433
blank                               452
blank                               455
blank                               474
blank                               475
blank                               491
blank                               493
blank                               496
blank                               513
blank                               516
blank                               518
blank                               556
blank                               560
blank                               578
blank                               580
blank                               600
blank                               601
blank                               616
Blink, J.                           West Bern
Bogardus, A.                        473
Bogardus, A.M.                      537
Bogardus, E.                        536
Bolster, F.                         562
Boomhower, J.                       499
Boughton, S.                        469
Boynton, L.                         506
Bradley, C.D.                       523
Bradt, P.L.                         534
Brate, L.                           417
Brate, L.                           441
Brock, W.                           534
Brownell, H.                        568
Brownell, J.                        505
Brownell, W.                        569
Brunk, H.                           608
Canady, J.                          West Bern
Cannady, J.                         West Bern
Carl, H.                            385
Carl, J.                            387
Carl, Mrs.                          385
Carl, W.                            385
Cemetery [Berne and Beaverdam]      Midway between West Bern and Bern                           
Christ. Church [Christian]          442
Clow, P.H.                          West Bern
Clyne, A.                           444
Clyne, H.                           396
Conger, D.                          393
Conger, H.                          394
Conger, H.                          394
Conger, W.                          393
Consoul, J.                         591
Cook, T.                            420
Cook. S.                            380
Cooper, A.                          425
Cornell, A.J.                       398
Coss, J., shoe shop                 West Bern
Cowan, S.                           618
Crawford, W.                        394
Crippin, E.                         372
Crippin, O.                         372
Crocker, M.                         431
Crosby, J.                          401
Cummings, J.                        463
D. R. CH [Dutch Reformed Church]    607
Dalton, E.                          374
Davis, B.                           Bern
Davis,J.                            434
Dearstine, H.L.                     472
Decker, Mrs.                        386
Deitz, A.                           558
Deitz, C.                           454
Deitz, E.                           412
Deitz, I.                           478
Deitz, J.                           558
Deitz, J.                           495
Deitz, P.L.                         519
Delamatre, Dr.                      517
Delamatre, J.L.                     446
Delmatre, A.                        514
Dempster, G.R.                      536
Dennison, L.                        465
Benedict, Z.                        West Bern
Devoe,D.                            590
Dumond, S.                          376
Durphey, Mrs.                       492
Dyer, D.S                           545
Dyer, D.S.                          565
Dyer, J.                            546
Dyer,A & J                          546
Engle, C.                           581
Engle, Mrs.                         581
Ensminger, C[hristian].             443
F. & Sawmill                        563
F.H.                                460
F.M.S.                              West Bern
Fairbank, Mrs.                      582
Fancher, C.                         471
Fancher, J.A.                       494
Filkens, C.                         435
Filkens, C.                         457
Filkens, D.                         457
Filkens, G.                         435
Filkens, G. D.                      504
Filkens, G. W.                      391
Filkens, H.                         414
Finch, R.                           406
Finch, S.                           405
Firman, J.                          429
Flansburgh, D.                      552
Flansburgh, G.                      510
Flansburgh, J.                      393
Flansburgh, J.                      441
Flansburgh, J.T.                    507
Flansburgh, S.                      506
Flansburgh, W.                      509
Flansburgh, W.                      528
Flansburgh, W. & J.D.               528
Forker, J.                          511
Fowler, J.                          608
Friedendall, M.                     Bern
G.I. Barber                         456
Gallup, Mrs.                        West Bern
Gallup, N.                          526
Gallup, N.                          526
Gallup, S.                          599
Gardner, D.S.                       462
Gardner, J.D.                       485
Gardner, Mrs.                       501
Garvey, J.T.                        419
Gathen, M.                          470
Gifford, J.                         430
Gifford, J.A.                       381
Gifford, W.                         404
Gifford, W.B.                       406
Grifford, H.                        374
Grist Mill                          West Bern
H. B.                               609
Hall, E.                            375
Haverly, Mrs.                       West Bern
Hayes, R.                           476
Heason, N.                          396
Helligis, J.                        573
Hemstead [no initial]               393
Hemstead, A.                        413
Hemstead, J.                        393
Hilton, H.                          Bern
Hilton, J.                          498
Hockstrosse, J.                     581
Hotaling, N.                        531
Houghtaling, J.                     388
Houghtaling, P.                     417
Howerly, J.D. [sic]                 West Bern
Hungerford, A.                      571
Hungerford, A.                      462
Hungerford, Alex                    570
Hungerford, F.                      461
Hungerford, I.                      530
Hurst, E.                           549
J.P.                                577
J.R.                                527
J.R.W.                              453
Jones, L.                           605
Jones, M.                           417
Joslin, J.                          460
Joslin, J.                          483
Joslin, J.                          499
Kendall, J.                         394
King, J.                            581
King, P.                            562
Kniskern, Wm.                       574
Knowles, A.                         374
L.B.                                439
Lagrange, S.                        606
Lamb, A.D.                          393
Lapps, M.                           395
Leggett, S.                         428
Lintner, M.                         467
Livingston, Mrs.                    506
Lockwood, P.                        480
Long, P.                            569
Luckey, H. & L.                     454
Luckey, J.                          542
Lutheran Church                     Bern
Lyon, S.                            456
M.E. Church [Methodist Episcopal?]  494
Maher, J. J.                        437
Maher, M.                           506
Mallory, H.                         486
Martin, J.                          623
Mattice, M.                         West Bern
McIntosh, A.                        405
McIntosh, Mrs.                      481
Merryhue, D.                        West Bern
Messer, A.                          421
Miller, A.                          408
Miller, A., Mrs.                    523
Miller, D.P.                        416
Miller, M.                          380
Miller, S.                          479
Miller, W.                          463
Milner, J.                          422
Moak, H.                            498
N. Mill                             442
Nelson,  C.                         522
Nelson, J.                          520
Nelson, M.                          521
Northrup, A.                        502
Norton, J.                          489
O'Brian, M.                         504
O'Brian, M.                         546
Onderdonk, A                        432
Onderdonk, A.                       432
Osterhout, J.                       606
Osterhout, N.                       587
Owens, J. & S.                      445
P.B.                                395
Palmer, D.                          565
Palmer, S.                          459
Parsonage                           Bern
Patrick, B.K.                       618
Patten, J.                          558
Peasly, A.                          376
Peasly, E. & O.                     399
Pier, W.                            590
Pitcher, W.                         604
Pitcher, W.                         622
Post, J.                            West Bern
Post, J.                            West Bern
Prate, W.                           393
Quay, L.                            568
R. D. Church [Reformed Dutch]       West Bern
Reamer, J. A.                       591
Reamer, R.                          572
Reinharts Hotel                     West Bern
Reynolds, C.                        410
Rheinhart, A.                       577
Rheinhart, C.                       581
Ryan, Mrs.                          377
S, Mrs.                             415
S. M.                               Midway between West Bern and Bern 
Samuel, H.                          564
Saulsbury, W.                       West Bern
Saw Mill                            442
Saw Mill                            442
Saw Mill                            469
Saw Mill                            538
Saw Mill                            555
Saw Mill                            484
Saw Mill [Steam]                    576
Schaak, N.                          586
Schermehorn, E.                     551
School house # 2                    582
School house # 9                    393
School house # 13                   450
School house # 14                   538
School house # 15                   453
School house # 16                   515
School house # 17                   555
School house # 20                   422
School house # 25                   501
School house # 21, Baptist Church   401
School house # 28                   West Bern
School house # 29                   396
Schoonmaker, DeWitt                 West Bern
Secor, C.                           607
Secor, D.                           607
Secor, H.                           481
Secoy, J.                           408
Secor, Mrs.                         607
Shaver, A. & J.                     Midway between West Bern and Bern
Shaver, J.J.                        451
Shaver, J.N.                        557
Sheldon, J.                         517
Sherman, A.                         400
Sherman, J.B.                       379
Sherman, W.                         424
Sherman, W.                         424
Shewfelt, J. [sic]                  453
shoe shop                           558
Shop, B.S.                          West Bern
Shop, B.S.                          West Bern
Shufeldt, J.                        430
Shultes, J.                         577
Shultes, P.                         538
Shultes, P.                         575
Shultes, P.H.                       574
Shultes, W.                         450
Shultis, J.P.                       559
Shultz, A.                          553
Shultz, J.                          575
Shultz, J.                          576
Sickles, J.                         537
Sigsby, A.                          626
Simmons, A.                         544
Simmons, P.                         602
Sisson, R.E.                        465
Sisson, R.P.                        466
Sisson, S.C.                        420
Slade, T.                           587
Slalker, J.                         499
Smith, D.                           425
Smith, F., Mrs.                     599
Smith, H.                           427
Smith, J.                           484
Smith, R.                           425
Sneider, M.                         558
Snyder, A.                          444
Spawn, W.                           448
St. John, D.                        424
St. John, D.                        425
St. John, E.                        535
St. John, Mrs.                      554
St. John, O.                        390
Stalker, H.                         482
Stalker, J.R.                       591
Starkweather, J.                    575
Stevens, J.                         602
Stewart, R.                         383
Store                               West Bern
Store & P.O. [Post Office]          West Bern
Strevell, E. & H.                   504
Strevell, L.                        565
Strevell, R.                        504
Swartz, C.                          450
Swartz, L.                          447
Sweet, S.                           442
Sweet, W.                           442
Tallman, A.                         419
Tallman, J.                         398
Tannery                             West Bern
Ter Bush, J.                        403
Thompkins, F.L.                     583
Thompkins, N.                       408
Thorn, J.                           374
Toll Gate                           West Bern
Tompkins, E.                        564
Tompson, S                          485
Townsend, I.                        393
Tubbs, H.                           378
Tubbs, M.                           471
Turner, G.                          421
Turner, G.                          422
Turner, J. & J.T.                   490
Turner, J. & J.T.                   468
Turner, R.                          Midway between West Bern and Bern
Turney, L.                          400
undescribed structure               385
undescribed structure               408
undescribed structure               419
undescribed structure               427
undescribed structure               495
undescribed structure               514
undescribed structure               521
undescribed structure               532
undescribed structure               538
undescribed structure               539
undescribed structure               574
undescribed structure               576
Van Dusen, A.                       508
Van Dusen, D.S.                     529
Van Dusen, J.                       529
Van Schaak, A.                      439
VanVranken, S.                      602
Vincent, C.                         411
Vincent, C.                         411
Vincent, G.                         572
Vincent, Mrs.                       394
Vincent, W.                         526
Wagner, G.                          564
Wagonciser, J.                      396
Ward, J.                            West Bern
Warner, A.                          603
Warner, C.                          603
Warner, E.                          548
Warner, D.P., Rev.                  430
Warner, E.                          548
Warner, H.                          527
Warner, J.N.                        586
Warner, P.                          430
Watson, L.                          448
Watson, L.H.                        West Bern
Way, H.                             581
Weidman, H.                         West Bern
Weidman, J.E.                       617
West, J.                            534
Westcaiver, J[acob].                383
White, L.                           549
White, Mrs.                         410
White, Mrs. H.                      527
Wilcox, J.B.                        544
Wilday, I.                          557
Wilder, J.                          579
Williams, T.                        464
Willie, J.                          538
Willoman, P.                        West Bern
Willsey, A.                         542
Willsey, A.S.                       540
Willsey, J.                         500
Willsey, J.                         500
Wilsey, W.H.                        409
Wilson, D.                          449
Wilson, J.                          379
Wilson, Mrs.                        515
Wilson, Wm.                         494
Winans, W.                          511
Winans, W.                          512
Winnie, P.                          485
Wolford, H., store                  West Bern
Wolford, J.                         West Bern
Wood, A.                            403
Wood, C.                            402
Wood, J.                            473
Wood, J., Jun.                      442
Wood, P.H.                          469
Wood, P.J.                          Berne
Wood, P.J.                          Berne
Wood, P.J.                          Berne
Wright, A.                          522
Wright, B.                          543
Wright, E.                          479
Wright, E.S.                        539
Wright, H.                          477
Wright, J.                          502
Wright, J.                          521
Wright, J.                          523
Wright, J.J.                        541
Wright, J.R.                        476
Wright, M.                          501
Wright, Mrs.                        501
Wright, S.                          434
Young, C.S.                         402
Young, C.S.                         402
Young, P.                           438
Young, S.                           416
Young, J.D.                         561
Young, W.                           404
Zeh, C.                             564
Zeh, F.                             582
Zeh, J.                             599
Zeh, J.H.                           583
Zeh, J.P.                           583
Zeh, W.                             581

 


 

 

 

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