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Early History and Families of Bushwick and Flatbush, Long Island, NY
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1.  Early settlers of Bushwick, Long Island, New York and their descendants:  Darien, Conn.:  Provost, Andrew J. , 1949-1963,Vols 1-4,  624  pgs.
Book Contents
Volume one. Cappoens: Biography of and descent from Christina Cappoens 
Volume one. Van Zandt: The ancestry of and descent from Wynant Van Zandt of New York. (1683-1757) 
Volume one. Bennet: The ancestry of and descent from William Bennet of Bushwick and his brother Adrian Bennet of Gowanus, Kings County, N. Y. 
Volume one. Meserole 
Volume one. Praa: Ancestry of and descent from Captain Pieter Praa. (1655-1740), of Bushwick, Kings County, New York 
Volume one. Volckertszen: Biography of and descent from Dirck Volckertszen
Volume two. Calyer Family 
Volume two. De Witt 
Volume two. Springsteen
Volume three. Lequier 
Volume three. Verscheur Family 
Volume three. Flaesbeeck 
Volume three. Lydecker Family 
Volume three. Fonteyn Family 
Volume three. Stockholm Family 
Volume three. Molenaer Family 
Volume three. Addenda for volumes I, II and III 
Volume four. Compiler's note
Volume four. Woertman Family 
Volume four. Nagel Family 
Volume four. Losee Family 
Volume four. Dirck Volckertszen and his descendants
2.  The history of the town of Flatbush in Kings County, Long-Island New York: T.R. Mercein, Jr., Strong, Thomas M., 1842, 182  pgs.
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3.  Dutch Reformed Cemetery, Flatbush, Kings County, New York : 1754 per 1913, Eardeley, William Applebie,, 1913, 39  pgs. 
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4.  Tales of old Flatbush, Snyder, John J., Brooklyn, New York: unknown, 1945, 238  pgs.
Book Contents
Flatbush Reformed Dutch Church           
Flatbush "Vamps"           
Church Avenue--An historical highway           
Why was Flatbush so named?           
A Dutch Lullaby           "Miss Phoebe"           
The Villiage street of Flatbush           
An anecdote of Sheepshead Bay           
Leaves from the diary of a boy of Old Flatbush           
On olde-tyme runners           
"Paragot"           
A romance changes the history of Flatbush           
Capt. John Schenck Homestead: The oldest house in New York State           
The Flatbush Post Office           
Capt. Cornelius Vanderveer of the Continental Army           
"Old Flatbush"           
The house that had money to burn           
From Flatbush to Carlisle, PA., IN 1799           
Flatbush to keep historic Toll Gate           
A Flatbush Colonial Dutch Nursery Song           
The ancient bell           
How has time changed the rules for cooking?           
The Vanderveer Mill           
Old Flatbush Choral Union: When cats were cats           
Melrose Hall--Flatbush's haunted house           
Lloyd's Mill           
Flatbush rapid transit in 1870           
The skull in the attic: A true mystery tale of Old Flatbush           
The Flatbush Colonial dame           
The Flatbush villiage school
"Fiddler Joe" and the Devil: A legend     

The romance of the Flatbush Water Works           
When does a woman cease to be sensitive about her age           
"I jess knew Jim u'd be that mean": A true tale of Old Flatbush           
"Turning back the clock" Rural social life fifty years ago           
"Nick" names: A favorite sport in Colonial Flatbush           
Rural life in Old Flatbush           
Phoebe Ann's piano           
The Writing on the Pane!           
First Baptist Church in Flatbush, 1872           
St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Church           
The first telephone in Flatbush           
"Uncle Sammy" Anderson: The last Flatbush slave           
Gerritsen's Mill          
The Willink estate           
Looking backward           
The farmer's wife in the towns of Kings County           
Noted horses of Flatbush           
"Lavender and old lace" The Flatbush Reformed Dutch Church           
On the sands of Canarsie           
Over the cider           
The Kimball Confederate "Stars and bars"           
"Who'll be the bride?"           
The child vanishes: A legend of Sheepshead Bay           
The haunted house on the hill: A legend of Old Flatbush           
"The Church in the Woods"           
The story of the Flatbush Town Hall           
New Year's calls in Old Flatbush           
"The customer is always right"           
Then and now          
St. George and the dragon: An episode in the Brighton Beach subway

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