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Comments: 8
  • #8

    John Weiss (Saturday, 06 January 2018 22:14)

    Really great, seeing this brings the rich history of Long Island to the fore. Wish it was still this way...

  • #7

    Mary Haneman (Monday, 20 November 2017 09:49)

    Finding this site brings back memories. When my father was a child around 1920, his family lived on Old Dutch Broadway in Valley Stream. I always heard them refer to Kiesel’s farm. We have pictures of he and his brother,barefoot enjoying their summer in a farm setting. They were German Americans so I guess they felt right at home. They came from Ridgewood.

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    Liz Leahy (Tuesday, 03 October 2017 19:19)

    I am delighted to discover your site! I am related through the Reisert family (Frederick Reisert 1853-1929 was my great, great uncle and his father, Frederick
    1826-1872 was my great, great, grandfather). I have just begun research into our family genealogy and your stories and articles have been so informative. Thank you.
    As I go along, if I find anything that might add to what you have, will let you know.

  • #5

    Curtis Mildner (Tuesday, 08 August 2017 19:13)

    Having grown up in Elmont, I appreciate the information on this site. The Mildners, Germans from Silesia and NYC cam to Elmomt in the 1930's I believe. There were perhaps a half dozen Mildner housholds there in the 1950's.

    We lived behind the W Covert farm and my sister and brother still recall the elegant man. I'd like to learn more about him.

    Keep up the great work - and Thanks!

    Curtis Mildner
    Kenenbunk, Maine

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    George Bauer (Tuesday, 30 May 2017 05:00)

    I found the Foster’s Meadow Heritage web site researching my grandfather’s history. My father had told me that his dad was born in Foster’s Meadow of which I knew nothing about. The information that I found on the web site was invaluable for my research. The archives provided information on my great grandfather and his farm there. I did not have any information on my great grandfather and this was a great surprise. Also the Robert Sappelt Collection in the Documents of Lists I found information on two family members that I did not find from any other source. Because of this website I now know how my great grandfather and his son’s lived and raised their families in the farming community of Foster’s Meadow. Great website for research.

  • #3

    Stephanie S. Coles, OTR/L (Saturday, 01 April 2017 21:52)

    Thank you and job well done on your presentation for Foster Meadow Heritage today. As a descendant of several Foster Meadow Families it was enlightening to learn and experience more of the original town members lives. I will be returning next year to listen to your wonderful speakers. Thanks again

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    Jeannie Whalen Picchioni (Friday, 03 February 2017 03:39)

    I want to thank you for this wonderful site! My grandmother was Caroline Gunther. Born in 1908, she was the youngest child of Joseph Gunther and Mary Muller. I never knew her family came from such an amazing community and now I am on a search to learn all I can! I would love to meet other members of my extended family and maybe we can help each other in our research. I am looking forward to the meeting April 1st! If anybody can help me locate photos of early Gunthers/Mullers or their homesteads I would be so appreciative!

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    Paul Hoffman (Saturday, 24 December 2016 00:05)

    The previous Guestbook was wiped clean by a computer glitch, We all know how that happens.Please add your thoughts, questions, comments or memories on this NEW guest Book.