upload image

Staten Island and Its People

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: Staten Island, New Yorkmap
Surnames/tags: staten_island new_york new_netherland
Profile manager: Susan Hughes private message [send private message]
This page has been accessed 108 times.


Staten Island and Its People

  • Full title: Staten Island and Its People: A History, 1609-1929
  • by Charles William Leng and William T. Davis
  • Five Volumes
  • published by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., New York, 1930-1933
  • Source Example:
Leng, Charles William, and William T. Davis. ''[[Space:Staten Island and Its People| Staten Island and Its People: A History, 1609-1629]]'', Lewis Historical Publishing Co, New York, 1930-1933.
  • Inline Citation Example:
<ref>[[Space: Staten Island and Its People|Staten Island and Its People]]: Vol. 1, Page 165.</ref>

Available online at these locations:

Volumes 1 to 5:
Volume 1:
Volume 2:

Table of Contents

Volumes I and II are indexed at the end of Volume II.
Volumes III and IV are indexed at the end of Volume IV.
Volume V
Supplemental Historical Material related to the first two volumes, pages 1-56.
Additions to Bibliography, p.56.
Biographies, p.57
Errata, p.353
Indexes, p. 353.
Historical Items in Volumes III and IV, p.353
Historical Items in Volume V, p.354
Biographical Index, p.357
Volume 1
I - Part I—Science—Topography and Geology
I - Part II—Natural History of Staten Island
II - Aboriginal Inhabitants
III - The First White Settlers, 1609-64
IV - Colonial Period, 1664-1775
V - Revolutionary Times, 1775-83
VI - Old Time Rural Staten Island, 1783-1843
VII - Growth of Villages, 1843-66
VIII - Civil War Days
IX - Suburban Staten Island, 1866-98
X - Civic History of Borough of Richmond, 1898-1928
XI - Staten Island in the World War
XII - Political History of Staten Island
XIII - Churches and Religious Institutions
XIV - Education and the Teaching Profession
Volume 2
XV - The Bench and Bar
XVI - Medicine
XVII - Charitable Institutions
XVIII - Industrial History
XIX - Commercial and Mercantile Interests
XX - Banking, Building Loans, and Insurance
XXI - Transportation, Shipping, and Public Utilities
XXII - Changes in Realty
XXIII - The Press
XXIV - Orders, Societies, and Clubs
XXV - The Arts, Literature, and Sciences
XXVI - Old Families and Their Homes
XXVII - Miscellaneous Additions
Volume 3:
Volume 4:
Volume 5: Supplementary Historical Material


As it appears in Volume V, p.353:
Errata. Volumes III and IV.
Page 18, line 45, column 1, for Helchen read Halchen.
Page 44, line 61, column 2, for Petty read Peddie.
Page 118, line 40, column 2, for Obra read Cebra.
Page 155, line 40, column 2, for 25 read 2500.
Page 316, line 10, column 1, for Acqueduct read Aqueduct.
Page 106, line 42, column 2, for Bassignol read Rossignol.
Page 334, line 28, column 1, for Sisco read Cisco. Page 371, line 46, column 2, for Hydro read Hypo.
Page 394, line 52, column I, for Walter read Thomas.
Page 423, line 20, column 2, for Kinney read Kenney.
Page 454, line 26, column 2, for Vander Osten read Van Nostrand.
Page 57, lines 3 and 19, column 1, for Maerden read Naerden
Volume V.
Page 81, line 51, column 1, for Crocker read Croker.
Page 84, line 54, column 2, for Mullin read Muller.
Page 229, line 14, column 2, for Tanner read Hannah.
Page 282, add, the Academy of St. Dorothy in 1933 occupy the Goggi residence on Hylan Boulevard

  • Login to edit this profile and add images.
  • Private Messages: Send a private message to the Profile Manager. (Best when privacy is an issue.)
  • Public Comments: Login to post. (Best for messages specifically directed to those editing this profile. Limit 20 per day.)

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.