Source Nassau County History Page (New York)
Place Nassau, New York, United States
Queens, New York, United States
Hempstead (town), Nassau, New York, United States
Hempstead (village), Nassau, New York, United States
Subject Finding aid
Publication information
Type Website
Nassau County History Page (New York).
Repositories website

Following are just a few of the many pages on this website:



The Fifty Original Settlers
The Patent
The Convention of 1665
Hempstead Convention Delegates
The Counting of the Cattle
Annals of Hempstead-1643-1659
Annals of Hempstead-1659
Annals of Hempstead-1667-1675
Annals of Hempstead-1675-1677
Annals of Hempstead-1677-1679
Revolutionary Incidents of Queens County
The Loyalists
Exodus to Nova Scotia
The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to Connecticut -January 19, 1776
1776-Queens County-"Representation and Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of Queens County, on the Island of Nassau, in the Province of New York" - hundreds of surnames listed.
Civil War (a work in progress)


Census OF 1698 - Complete
1880 Census- Rockville Centre; Selected Extracts
Census OF 1892- Enumeration Districts

Religion and Churches

ANTIQUITIES OF HEMPSTEAD CHURCH by Henry Onderdonk, Jr..1880.-> Preface
Antiquities of Hempstead Church - Christ Church, Manhasset; 1803; list of subscriptions for building the church
Sandhole Church
St. George's Church - A short history and names of petitioners
St. George's Rectors- A List of Rectors, Wardens and Vestrymen + World War Honor Roll of St. George's Parish
Vitals-Early Vitals/ St. George's
Jamaica Church First Presbyterian Church - 1662
Flushing Remonstrance - Long Island History(link)
Remonstrance & Signers - The Thorn Page(link)
John Underhill - by John Greenleaf Whittier
Marriages - by Justice William Mott; 1793-1827
Inwood Folks - History of the Fire Dept.; Map; & more

Geographical Terminology

Explaination of the differences between Towns, Villages & Hamlets
A list of Villages & Hamlets & a short history w/ links