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From: Russ Sprague <>
Subject: [NYSTLAWR] Black Lake Road - Oswegatchie
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 12:33:38 -0500
The county offices in Canton, NY has indexed wills and land records. You likely
would find what you are after there. St. Lawrence county is a very pleasant
place to visit in the summer (and winters aren't what they used to be).
If a visit to Canton is not convenient, you might be able to find someone to do
some research for you (but not me, I live too far away!)
Hope this helps-
Liz Trombley wrote:
> On the 1920 census there is a Delbert Hutchinson who owns a farm on Black
> Lake Road - his name is listed close to my grandfather's name on the census.
> I'm guessing that that means that the farms were near each other. Do you
> know the town that this area is in?
> Any idea who I could contact to ascertain the former O'Connor farm location
> or who owns it now? I'm hoping there may be a deed that could provide some
> family information. I think (but don't know) that my grandfather (Michael
> John O'Connor) inherited the farm from his father (Michael? O'Connor). I
> know that my grandfather sold the farm, moved to Ogdensburg and ran a
> grocery store.
> I'm having a great deal of difficulty locating my great grandfather.
> Now - if only I could "know" more than what I "think" I'd really be
> accomplishing something!
> Thanks for the information you provided - it's been helpful.
> >From :
> "Jane Alois" <>
> To :
> Subject :
> Re: [NYSTLAWR] Black Lake Road - Oswegatchie
> Date :
> Fri, 22 Mar 2002 11:16:34 -0500
> Black Lake Rd. is County Rt. 6. Going north-east on Rt. 37, it is a right
> hand turn onto Lake St. which turns into Black Lake Rd. There should be a
> small vacant lot on one corner with a brick house next to it. When my
> husband & I were there last summer the house was For Sale. I wish I had the
> money to buy it. My great grandfather Hutchison lived in that brick house.
> My Murray ancestors had a farm on Black Lake Rd. and our family still owns
> land (the buildings are gone) on a road off the Black Lake Rd. that has been
> in our family since 1839.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Liz Trombley" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Friday, March 22, 2002 2:49 PM
> Subject: [NYSTLAWR] Location Black Lake Road - Oswegatchie
> >Hi everyone,
> >My name is Liz Trombley and I'm doing some research (wow - isn't that a
> >surprise!) regarding my ancestors. My grandfather and ggrandfather owned a
> >farm (another surprise!)in St Lawrence Co. According to the 1920 census
> >Michael O'Connor age 45 had a farm on "Black Lake Road" in Oswegatchie. I
> >cannot locate this road - can anyone help? Also, although I found my
> >grandfather (Michael), grandmother (Carrie aka Caroline)and father
> >(Francis)on the 1920 census (last name indexed as O'Conner instead of
> >O'Connor) I have not been successful in finding any information on my
> >ggrandfather (I think he was also Michael O'Connor, but am not sure. He was
> >born in Ireland).
> >I recently travelled to Ogdensburg - St Mary's Cemetery - and located my
> >grandparents graves: Michael John O'Connor b1869 d1953 and Caroline Scott
> >O'Connor b1886 d1920.
> >Help, advice, assistance sure would be appreciated.
> >THANK YOU!
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