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Gravesend, Brooklyn Borough, New York Genealogy

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Gravesend was first settled in 1640. Surviving records date from 1656.[1] It is named after Gravesend, England - the final stop along the Thames River for ships leaving London.

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  1. Orville B. Ackerly, "Long Island Town Records," New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan. 1917):75-76. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 48.