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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New York Genealogy|New York]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''County Creation Dates'''''
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Clickable Map - scroll below the list.
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{{Note|See an interactive outline map of [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/New_York/viewer.htm ''New York Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site<ref>[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/New_York/viewer.htm ''New_York Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.</ref> (Free) Enter a year, '''Refresh Map''', select '''zoom in''', then click on the map to enlarge it.}}
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<br> {{Tip|Sort the table by '''Date Formed''' or by '''Parent Counties''' and check [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_County_Index.htm Boundary Changes] for interesting insights.}}
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[[New York (Manhattan) County, New York Genealogy|New York]] (Manhattan)
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| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Name of County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%;" | '''Name of County'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Date Formed'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%;" | '''Date Formed'''  
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Parent County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%;" | '''Boundary<br>Changes'''
| style="background: rgb(240,240,240); moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial" align="center" | '''Progeny County'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%;" | '''Parent County'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%;" | '''Counties Created by Boundary Changes'''
 
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| [[Albany County, New York|Albany]]  
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| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
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| 1683 Nov 01  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ALBANY Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Tryon 1772, Charlotte 1772, Greene 1800, Columbia 1786, Rensselaer 1791, Saratoga 1791, Schoharie 1795, Schenectady 1809
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| Tryon 1772, Charlotte 1772, [[Greene County, New York Genealogy|Greene]] 1800, [[Columbia County, New York Genealogy|Columbia]] 1786, [[Rensselaer County, New York Genealogy|Rensselaer]] 1791, [[Saratoga County, New York Genealogy|Saratoga]] 1791, [[Schoharie County, New York Genealogy|Schoharie ]]1795, [[Schenectady County, New York Genealogy|Schenectady]] 1809
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Allegany County, New York|Allegany]]  
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| [[Allegany County, New York Genealogy|Allegany]]  
| 07 Apr 1806
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| 1806 Apr 07  
| Genesee, Steuben (1808)  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ALLEGANY Details]
| Genesee 1811, Wyoming 1846, Tioga 1822
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| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]], [[Steuben County, New York Genealogy|Steuben]] (1808)  
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| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]] 1811, [[Wyoming County, New York Genealogy|Wyoming]] 1846, [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]] 1822
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire]]  
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| [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy|Berkshire]]  
| 28 May 1760
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| 1760 May 28  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BERKSHIRE Details]
 
| disputed area  
 
| disputed area  
| in State of Massachusetts
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| in State of [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]]
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Bronx County, New York|Bronx]]  
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| [[Bronx County, New York Genealogy|Bronx]]  
| 1914  
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| 1914 4 19
| New York, Westchester  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BRONX Details]
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| [[New York (Manhattan) County, New York Genealogy|New York]], [[Westchester County, New York Genealogy|Westchester]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Broome County, New York|Broome]]  
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| [[Broome County, New York Genealogy|Broome]]  
| 28 Mar 1806
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| 1806 Mar 28  
| Tioga  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BROOME Details]
| Tioga 1822
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| [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]]
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| [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]] 1822
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Cattaraugus County, New York|Cattaraugus]]  
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| [[Cattaraugus County, New York Genealogy|Cattaraugus]]  
| 11 Mar 1808
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| 1808 Mar 11  
| Genesee  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CATTARAUGUS Details]
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| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Cayuga County, New York|Cayuga]]  
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| [[Cayuga County, New York Genealogy|Cayuga]]  
| 08 Mar 1799
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| 1799 Mar 08  
| Onondaga  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CAYUGA Details]
| Seneca 1804, Tompkins 1817
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| [[Onondaga County, New York Genealogy|Onondaga]]
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| [[Seneca County, New York Genealogy|Seneca]] 1804, [[Tompkins County, New York Genealogy|Tompkins]] 1817
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Charlotte  
 
| Charlotte  
| 12 Mar 1722
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| 1722 Mar 12  
| Albany  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
| renamed Washington 1784
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| [[Albany, New York|Albany]]
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| renamed [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington]] 1784
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua]]  
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| [[Chautauqua County, New York Genealogy|Chautauqua]]  
| 11 Mar 1808
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| 1808 Mar 11  
| Genesee  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CHAUTAUQUA Details]
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| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Chemung County, New York|Chemung]]  
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| [[Chemung County, New York Genealogy|Chemung]]  
| 29 Mar 1836
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| 1836 Mar 29  
| Tioga  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CHEMUNG Details]
| Schuyler 1854
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| [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]]
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| [[Schuyler County, New York Genealogy|Schuyler]] 1854
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Chenango County, New York|Chenango]]  
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| [[Chenango County, New York Genealogy|Chenango]]  
| nowrap="nowrap" | 15 Mar 1798
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| 1798 Mar 15
| Herkimer, Tioga  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CHENANGO Details]
| Oneida 1804, Madison 1806
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| [[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]], [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]]
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| [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]] 1804, [[Madison County, New York Genealogy|Madison]] 1806
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Clinton County, New York|Clinton]]  
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| [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]]  
| 07 Mar 1788
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| 1788 Mar 07  
| Washington  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CLINTON Details]
| St. Lawrence 1802, Oneida 1801, Essex 1799, Franklin 1808
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| [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington]]
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| [[St. Lawrence County, New York Genealogy|St. Lawrence]] 1802, [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]] 1801, [[Essex County, New York Genealogy|Essex]] 1799, [[Franklin County, New York Genealogy|Franklin]] 1808
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Columbia County, Washington|Columbia]]  
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| [[Columbia County, Washington Genealogy|Columbia]]  
| 04 Apr 1786
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| 1786 Apr 04  
| Albany  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#COLUMBIA Details]
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| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Cortland County, New York|Cortland]]  
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| [[Cortland County, New York Genealogy|Cortland]]  
| 08 Apr 1808
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| 1808 Apr 08  
| Onondaga  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CORTLAND Details]
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| [[Onondaga County, New York Genealogy|Onondaga]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Cumberland  
 
| Cumberland  
| 1766  
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| 1766 6 17
| Albany  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
| now in State of Vermont as one of originals
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| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]
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| now in State of [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] as one of originals
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Delaware County, New York|Delaware]]  
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| [[Delaware County, New York Genealogy|Delaware]]  
| 10 Mar 1797
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| 1797 Mar 10  
| Ulster, Otsego  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#DELAWARE Details]
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| [[Ulster County, New York Genealogy|Ulster]], [[Otsego County, New York Genealogy|Otsego]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Dukes County, Massachusetts|Dukes]]  
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| [[Dukes County, Massachusetts Genealogy|Dukes]]  
| 01 Nov 1688
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| 1688 Nov 01  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#DUKES Details]
 
| Colonial lands (dispute)  
 
| Colonial lands (dispute)  
| in State of Massachusetts
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| in State of [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]]
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Dutchess County, New York|Dutchess]]  
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| [[Dutchess County, New York Genealogy|Dutchess]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
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| 1683 Nov 01  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#DUTCHESS Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Albany 1717, Putnam 1812
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| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]] 1717, [[Putnam County, New York Genealogy|Putnam]] 1812
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Erie County, New York|Erie]]  
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| [[Erie County, New York Genealogy|Erie]]  
| 02 Apr 1821
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| 1821 Apr 02  
| Niagara  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ERIE Details]
| Franklin 1808
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| [[Niagara County, New York Genealogy|Niagara]]
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| [[Franklin County, New York Genealogy|Franklin]] 1808
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Essex County, New York|Essex]]  
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| [[Essex County, New York Genealogy|Essex]]  
| 01 Mar 1799
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| 1799 Mar 01  
| Clinton, Franklin  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ESSEX Details]
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| [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]], [[Franklin County, New York Genealogy|Franklin]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Franklin County, New York|Franklin]]  
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| [[Franklin County, New York Genealogy|Franklin]]  
| 11 Mar 1808
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| 1808 Mar 11  
| Clinton  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#FRANKLIN Details]
| Essex 1822
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| [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]]
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| [[Essex County, New York Genealogy|Essex]] 1822
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Fulton County, New York|Fulton]]  
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| [[Fulton County, New York Genealogy|Fulton]]  
| 18 Apr 1838
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| 1838 Apr 18  
| Montgomery  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#FULTON Details]
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| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Genesee County, New York|Genesee]]  
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| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]]  
| 30 Mar 1802
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| 1802 Mar 30  
| Ontario  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GENESEE Details]
| Allegany 1806, Cattaraugus 1808, Chautauqua 1808, Niagara 1808, Livingston 1821, Monroe 1821, Orleans 1824, Wyoming 1841
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| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]
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| [[Allegany County, New York Genealogy|Allegany]] 1806, [[Cattaraugus County, New York Genealogy|Cattaraugus]] 1808, [[Chautauqua County, New York Genealogy|Chautauqua]] 1808, [[Niagara County, New York Genealogy|Niagara]] 1808, [[Livingston County, New York Genealogy|Livingston]] 1821, [[Monroe County, New York Genealogy|Monroe]] 1821, [[Orleans County, New York Genealogy|Orleans]] 1824, [[Wyoming County, New York Genealogy|Wyoming]] 1841
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Greene County, New York|Greene]]  
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| [[Greene County, New York Genealogy|Greene]]  
| 30 Mar 1802
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| 1802 Mar 30  
| Ontario  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GREENE Details]
 +
| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]
 
| see note
 
| see note
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Hamilton County, New York|Hamilton]]  
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| [[Hamilton County, New York Genealogy|Hamilton]]  
| 21 Feb 1816
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| 1816 Feb 21  
| Montgomery  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HAMILTON Details]
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| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Herkimer County, New York|Herkimer]]  
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| [[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]]  
| 16 Feb 1719
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| 1719 Feb 16  
| Montgomery, Otsego  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HERKIMER Details]
| Onondaga 1794, Oneida 1798, Chenango 1798
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| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]], [[Otsego County, New York Genealogy|Otsego]]
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| [[Onondaga County, New York Genealogy|Onondaga]] 1794, [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]] 1798, [[Chenango County, New York Genealogy|Chenango]] 1798
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Jefferson County, New York|Jefferson]]  
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| [[Jefferson County, New York Genealogy|Jefferson]]  
| 28 Mar 1805
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| 1805 Mar 28  
| Oneida  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#JEFFERSON Details]
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| [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]]
 
| see note
 
| see note
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Kings County, New York|Kings]]  
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| [[Brookyn, New York|Kings]] (Brooklyn)
| 01 Nov 1683
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| 1683 Nov 01  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Lewis County, New York|Lewis]]  
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| [[Lewis County, New York Genealogy|Lewis]]  
| 28 Mar 1805
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| 1805 Mar 28  
| Oneida, Jefferson  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LEWIS Details]
 +
| [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]], [[Jefferson County, New York Genealogy|Jefferson]]
 
| see note
 
| see note
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Livingston County, New York|Livingston]]  
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| [[Livingston County, New York Genealogy|Livingston]]  
| 23 Feb 1821
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| 1821 Feb 23  
| Genesee, Ontario  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LIVINGSTON Details]
 +
| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]], [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]
 
| see note
 
| see note
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Madison County, New York|Madison]]  
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| [[Madison County, New York Genealogy|Madison]]  
| 21 Mar 1806
+
| 1806 Mar 21  
| Chenango, Oneida (1836)  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MADISON Details]
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| [[Chenango County, New York Genealogy|Chenango]], [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]] (1836)  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Monroe County, New York|Monroe]]  
+
| [[Monroe County, New York Genealogy|Monroe]]  
| 23 Feb 1821
+
| 1821 Feb 23  
| Genesee, Ontario  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MONROE Details]
 +
| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]], [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Montgomery County, New York|Montgomery]]  
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| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]  
| 12 Mar 1772
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| 1772 Mar 12  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MONTGOMERY Details]
 
| renamed from Tryon  
 
| renamed from Tryon  
| Ontario 1789, Herkimer 1791, Otsego 1791, Tioga 1791, Hamilton 1816
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| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]] 1789, [[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]] 1791, [[Otsego County, New York Genealogy|Otsego]] 1791, [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]] 1791, [[Hamilton County, New York Genealogy|Hamilton]] 1816
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Nassau County, New York|Nassau]]  
+
| [[Nassau County, New York Genealogy|Nassau]]  
| 1899  
+
| 1899 9 18
| Queens  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NASSAU Details]
 +
| [[Queens County, New York Genealogy|Queens]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[New_York_(Manhattan)_County,_New_York|New York]]
+
| 1652 2 16
| 1652
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NEW%20YORK%20(MANHATTAN) Details]  
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Niagara County, New York|Niagara]]  
+
| [[Niagara County, New York Genealogy|Niagara]]  
| 11 Mar 1818
+
| 1808 Mar 11  
| Genesee  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NIAGARA Details]
| Erie 1821
+
| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]]
 +
| [[Erie County, New York Genealogy|Erie]] 1821
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Oneida County, New York|Oneida]]  
+
| [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]]  
| 15 Mar 1798
+
| 1798 Mar 15  
| Herkimer  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ONEIDA Details]
| Oswego 1816, Lewis 1805, Jefferson 1805, Clinton 1801, Madison 1836, Chenango 1804
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| [[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]]
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| [[Oswego County, New York Genealogy|Oswego]] 1816, [[Lewis County, New York Genealogy|Lewis]] 1805, [[Jefferson County, New York Genealogy|Jefferson]] 1805, [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]] 1801, [[Madison County, New York Genealogy|Madison]] 1836, [[Chenango County, New York Genealogy|Chenango]] 1804
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Onondaga County, New York|Onondaga]]  
+
| [[Onondaga County, New York Genealogy|Onondaga]]  
| 05 Mar 1794
+
| 1794 Mar 05  
| Herkimer  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ONONDAGA Details]
| Oswego 1816, Cayuga 1799, Cortland 1808
+
| [[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]]
 +
| [[Oswego County, New York Genealogy|Oswego]] 1816, [[Cayuga County, New York Genealogy|Cayuga]] 1799, [[Cortland County, New York Genealogy|Cortland]] 1808
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Ontario County, New York|Ontario]]  
+
| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]  
| 27 Jan 1789
+
| 1789 Jan 27  
| nowrap="nowrap" | Montgomery, Montgomery (1791), Steuben (1814)  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ONTARIO Details]
| Monroe 1821, Livingston 1821, Wayne 1823, Steuben 1796, Genesee 1802, Yates 1823
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| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]], [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]] (1791), [[Steuben County, New York Genealogy|Steuben]] (1814)  
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| [[Monroe County, New York Genealogy|Monroe]] 1821, [[Livingston County, New York Genealogy|Livingston]] 1821, [[Wayne County, New York Genealogy|Wayne]] 1823, [[Steuben County, New York Genealogy|Steuben]] 1796, [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]] 1802, [[Yates County, New York Genealogy|Yates]] 1823
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Orange County, New York|Orange]]  
+
| [[Orange County, New York Genealogy|Orange]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
+
| 1683 Nov 01  
| Colonial lands, Ulster (1798)  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ORANGE Details]
| Rockland 1798
+
| Colonial lands, [[Ulster County, New York Genealogy|Ulster]] (1798)  
 +
| [[Rockland County, New York Genealogy|Rockland]] 1798
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Orleans County, New York|Orleans]]  
+
| [[Orleans County, New York Genealogy|Orleans]]  
| 11 Nov 1824
+
| 1824 Nov 11  
| Genesee, Genesee (1825)  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ORLEANS Details]
 +
| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]], [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]] (1825)  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Oswego County, New York|Oswego]]  
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| [[Oswego County, New York Genealogy|Oswego]]  
| 01 Mar 1816
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| 1816 Mar 01  
| Oneida, Onondaga  
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| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OSWEGO Details]
 +
| [[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]], [[Onondaga County, New York Genealogy|Onondaga]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Otsego County, New York|Otsego]]  
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| [[Otsego County, New York Genealogy|Otsego]]  
| 16 Feb 1791
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| 1791 Feb 16  
| Montgomery  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OTSEGO Details]
| Schoharie 1795, Delaware 1797
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| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]
 +
| [[Schoharie County, New York Genealogy|Schoharie]] 1795, [[Delaware County, New York Genealogy|Delaware]] 1797
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Putnam County, New York|Putnam]]  
+
| [[Putnam County, New York Genealogy|Putnam]]  
| 12 Jun 1812
+
| 1812 Jun 12  
| Dutchess  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PUTNAM Details]
 +
| [[Dutchess County, New York Genealogy|Dutchess]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Queens County, New York|Queens]]  
+
| [[Queens County, New York Genealogy|Queens]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
+
| 1683 Nov 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#QUEENS Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Nassau 1899
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| [[Nassau County, New York Genealogy|Nassau]] 1899
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Rensselaer County, New York|Rensselaer]]  
+
| [[Rensselaer County, New York Genealogy|Rensselaer]]  
| 07 Feb 1791
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| 1791 Feb 07  
| Albany  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#RENSSELAER Details]
 +
| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York|Richmond]]  
+
| [[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York Genealogy|Richmond]] (Staten Island)
| 01 Nov 1683
+
| 1683 Nov 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND) Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Rockland County, New York|Rockland]]  
+
| [[Rockland County, New York Genealogy|Rockland]]  
| 23 Feb 1798
+
| 1798 Feb 23  
| Orange  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ROCKLAND Details]
 +
| [[Orange County, New York Genealogy|Orange]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[St. Lawrence County, New York|St. Lawrence]]  
+
| [[St. Lawrence County, New York Genealogy|St. Lawrence]]  
| 03 Mar 1805
+
| 1805 Mar 03  
| Clinton, Herkimer, Montgomery  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ST.%20LAWRENCE Details]
 +
| [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]], [[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]], [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Saratoga County, New York|Saratoga]]  
+
| [[Saratoga County, New York Genealogy|Saratoga]]  
| 07 Feb 1791
+
| 1791 Feb 07  
| Albany  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SARATOGA Details]
 +
| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Schenectady County, New York|Schenectady]]  
+
| [[Schenectady County, New York Genealogy|Schenectady]]  
| 07 Mar 1809
+
| 1809 Mar 07  
| Albany  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SCHENECTADY Details]
 +
| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Schoharie County, New York|Schoharie]]  
+
| [[Schoharie County, New York Genealogy|Schoharie]]  
| 06 Apr 1795
+
| 1795 Apr 06  
| Albany, Otsego  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SCHOHARIE Details]
| Greene 1836
+
| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]], [[Otsego County, New York Genealogy|Otsego]]
 +
| [[Greene County, New York Genealogy|Greene]] 1836
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Schuyler County, New York|Schuyler]]  
+
| [[Schuyler County, New York Genealogy|Schuyler]]  
| 17 Apr 1854
+
| 1854 Apr 17  
| Chemung, Steuben, Tompkins  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SCHUYLER Details]
 +
| [[Chemung County, New York Genealogy|Chemung]], [[Steuben County, New York Genealogy|Steuben]], [[Tompkins County, New York Genealogy|Tompkins]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Seneca County, New York|Seneca]]  
+
| [[Seneca County, New York Genealogy|Seneca]]  
| 29 Mar 1804
+
| 1804 Mar 29  
| Cayuga  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SENECA Details]
| Tompkins 1817, Wayne 1823
+
| [[Cayuga County, New York Genealogy|Cayuga]]
 +
| [[Tompkins County, New York Genealogy|Tompkins]] 1817, [[Wayne County, New York Genealogy|Wayne]] 1823
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Steuben County, New York|Steuben]]  
+
| [[Steuben County, New York Genealogy|Steuben]]  
| 18 Mar 1796
+
| 1796 Mar 18  
| Ontario  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#STEUBEN Details]
| Ontario 1814, Livingston 1822, Allegany 1808, yates 1824
+
| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]
 +
| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]] 1814, [[Livingston County, New York Genealogy|Livingston]] 1822, [[Allegany County, New York Genealogy|Allegany]] 1808, [[Yates County, New York Genealogy|Yates]] 1824
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Suffolk County, New York|Suffolk]]  
+
| [[Suffolk County, New York Genealogy|Suffolk]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
+
| 1683 Nov 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SUFFOLK Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Sullivan County, New York|Sullivan]]  
+
| [[Sullivan County, New York Genealogy|Sullivan]]  
| 27 Mar 1809
+
| 1809 Mar 27  
| Ulster  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SULLIVAN Details]
 +
| [[Ulster County, New York Genealogy|Ulster]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Tioga County, New York|Tioga]]  
+
| [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]]  
| 16 Feb 1791
+
| 1791 Feb 16  
| Montgomery  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TIOGA Details]
| Chenango 1798, Broome 1806, Chemung 1836, Tompkins 1822
+
| [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]
 +
| [[Chenango County, New York Genealogy|Chenango]] 1798, [[Broome County, New York Genealogy|Broome]] 1806, [[Chemung County, New York Genealogy|Chemung]] 1836, [[Tompkins County, New York Genealogy|Tompkins]] 1822
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Tompkins County, New York|Tompkins]]  
+
| [[Tompkins County, New York Genealogy|Tompkins]]  
| 17 Apr 1817
+
| 1817 Apr 17  
| Cayuga, Seneca  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TOMPKINS Details]
| Tioga 1822, Schuyler 1854
+
| [[Cayuga County, New York Genealogy|Cayuga]], [[Seneca County, New York Genealogy|Seneca]]
 +
| [[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]] 1822, [[Schuyler County, New York Genealogy|Schuyler]] 1854
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Tryon  
 
| Tryon  
| 12 Mar 1772
+
| 1772 Mar 12  
| Albany  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
| renamed Montgomery 1784
+
| [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]
 +
| renamed [[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]] 1784
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Ulster County, New York|Ulster]]  
+
| [[Ulster County, New York Genealogy|Ulster]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
+
| 1683 Nov 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ULSTER Details]
 
| Colonial lands  
 
| Colonial lands  
| Delaware 1797, Greene 1800, Orange 1798, Sullivan 1809
+
| [[Delaware County, New York Genealogy|Delaware]] 1797, [[Greene County, New York Genealogy|Greene]] 1800, [[Orange County, New York Genealogy|Orange]] 1798, [[Sullivan County, New York Genealogy|Sullivan]] 1809
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Warren County, New York|Warren]]  
+
| [[Warren County, New York Genealogy|Warren]]  
| 12 Mar 1813
+
| 1813 Mar 12  
| Washington  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WARREN Details]
 +
| [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Washington County, New York|Washington]]  
+
| [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington]]  
| 02 Apr 1784
+
| 1784 Apr 02  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WASHINGTON Details]
 
| renamed from Charlotte  
 
| renamed from Charlotte  
| Clinton 1788
+
| [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]] 1788
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wayne County, New York|Wayne]]  
+
| [[Wayne County, New York Genealogy|Wayne]]  
| 11 Apr 1823
+
| 1823 Apr 11  
| Ontario, Seneca  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WAYNE Details]
 +
| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]], [[Seneca County, New York Genealogy|Seneca]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Westchester County, New York|Westchester]]  
+
| [[Westchester County, New York Genealogy|Westchester]]  
| 01 Nov 1683
+
| 1683 Nov 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WESTCHESTER Details]
 
| Colonial Lands  
 
| Colonial Lands  
| Bronx
+
| [[Bronx County, New York Genealogy|Bronx]]
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Wyoming County, New York|Wyoming]]  
+
| [[Wyoming County, New York Genealogy|Wyoming]]  
| nowrap="nowrap" | 14 May 1841
+
| 1841 May 14
| Genesee, Allegany (1846)  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WYOMING Details]
 +
| [[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]], [[Allegany County, New York Genealogy|Allegany]] (1846)  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| [[Yates County, New York|Yates]]  
+
| [[Yates County, New York Genealogy|Yates]]  
| 05 Feb 1923
+
| 1823 Feb 05  
| Ontario  
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NY_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#YATES Details]
 +
| [[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]
 
| none
 
| none
 
|}
 
|}
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png County Creation Dates

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New York (Manhattan)

Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Albany 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands Tryon 1772, Charlotte 1772, Greene 1800, Columbia 1786, Rensselaer 1791, Saratoga 1791, Schoharie 1795, Schenectady 1809
Allegany 1806 Apr 07 Details Genesee, Steuben (1808) Genesee 1811, Wyoming 1846, Tioga 1822
Berkshire 1760 May 28 Details disputed area in State of Massachusetts, United States Genealogy
Bronx 1914 4 19 Details New York, Westchester none
Broome 1806 Mar 28 Details Tioga Tioga 1822
Cattaraugus 1808 Mar 11 Details Genesee none
Cayuga 1799 Mar 08 Details Onondaga Seneca 1804, Tompkins 1817
Charlotte 1722 Mar 12 Details Albany renamed Washington 1784
Chautauqua 1808 Mar 11 Details Genesee none
Chemung 1836 Mar 29 Details Tioga Schuyler 1854
Chenango 1798 Mar 15 Details Herkimer, Tioga Oneida 1804, Madison 1806
Clinton 1788 Mar 07 Details Washington St. Lawrence 1802, Oneida 1801, Essex 1799, Franklin 1808
Columbia 1786 Apr 04 Details Albany none
Cortland 1808 Apr 08 Details Onondaga none
Cumberland 1766 6 17 Details Albany now in State of Vermont as one of originals
Delaware 1797 Mar 10 Details Ulster, Otsego none
Dukes 1688 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands (dispute) in State of Massachusetts, United States Genealogy
Dutchess 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands Albany 1717, Putnam 1812
Erie 1821 Apr 02 Details Niagara Franklin 1808
Essex 1799 Mar 01 Details Clinton, Franklin none
Franklin 1808 Mar 11 Details Clinton Essex 1822
Fulton 1838 Apr 18 Details Montgomery none
Genesee 1802 Mar 30 Details Ontario Allegany 1806, Cattaraugus 1808, Chautauqua 1808, Niagara 1808, Livingston 1821, Monroe 1821, Orleans 1824, Wyoming 1841
Greene 1802 Mar 30 Details Ontario see note
Hamilton 1816 Feb 21 Details Montgomery none
Herkimer 1719 Feb 16 Details Montgomery, Otsego Onondaga 1794, Oneida 1798, Chenango 1798
Jefferson 1805 Mar 28 Details Oneida see note
Kings (Brooklyn) 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands none
Lewis 1805 Mar 28 Details Oneida, Jefferson see note
Livingston 1821 Feb 23 Details Genesee, Ontario see note
Madison 1806 Mar 21 Details Chenango, Oneida (1836) none
Monroe 1821 Feb 23 Details Genesee, Ontario none
Montgomery 1772 Mar 12 Details renamed from Tryon Ontario 1789, Herkimer 1791, Otsego 1791, Tioga 1791, Hamilton 1816
Nassau 1899 9 18 Details Queens none
1652 2 16 Details Colonial lands none
Niagara 1808 Mar 11 Details Genesee Erie 1821
Oneida 1798 Mar 15 Details Herkimer Oswego 1816, Lewis 1805, Jefferson 1805, Clinton 1801, Madison 1836, Chenango 1804
Onondaga 1794 Mar 05 Details Herkimer Oswego 1816, Cayuga 1799, Cortland 1808
Ontario 1789 Jan 27 Details Montgomery, Montgomery (1791), Steuben (1814) Monroe 1821, Livingston 1821, Wayne 1823, Steuben 1796, Genesee 1802, Yates 1823
Orange 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands, Ulster (1798) Rockland 1798
Orleans 1824 Nov 11 Details Genesee, Genesee (1825) none
Oswego 1816 Mar 01 Details Oneida, Onondaga none
Otsego 1791 Feb 16 Details Montgomery Schoharie 1795, Delaware 1797
Putnam 1812 Jun 12 Details Dutchess none
Queens 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands Nassau 1899
Rensselaer 1791 Feb 07 Details Albany none
Richmond (Staten Island) 1683 Nov 01 (STATEN ISLAND) Details Colonial lands none
Rockland 1798 Feb 23 Details Orange none
St. Lawrence 1805 Mar 03 Details Clinton, Herkimer, Montgomery none
Saratoga 1791 Feb 07 Details Albany none
Schenectady 1809 Mar 07 Details Albany none
Schoharie 1795 Apr 06 Details Albany, Otsego Greene 1836
Schuyler 1854 Apr 17 Details Chemung, Steuben, Tompkins none
Seneca 1804 Mar 29 Details Cayuga Tompkins 1817, Wayne 1823
Steuben 1796 Mar 18 Details Ontario Ontario 1814, Livingston 1822, Allegany 1808, Yates 1824
Suffolk 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands none
Sullivan 1809 Mar 27 Details Ulster none
Tioga 1791 Feb 16 Details Montgomery Chenango 1798, Broome 1806, Chemung 1836, Tompkins 1822
Tompkins 1817 Apr 17 Details Cayuga, Seneca Tioga 1822, Schuyler 1854
Tryon 1772 Mar 12 Details Albany renamed Montgomery 1784
Ulster 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial lands Delaware 1797, Greene 1800, Orange 1798, Sullivan 1809
Warren 1813 Mar 12 Details Washington none
Washington 1784 Apr 02 Details renamed from Charlotte Clinton 1788
Wayne 1823 Apr 11 Details Ontario, Seneca none
Westchester 1683 Nov 01 Details Colonial Lands Bronx
Wyoming 1841 May 14 Details Genesee, Allegany (1846) none
Yates 1823 Feb 05 Details Ontario none

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/New_York/viewer.htm New_York Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.