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The following list is intended to collect all the abbreviations used on this site. Many of these were formerly used in The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, a fuller list of which will be found in Genealogies of Long Island Families from The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, ed. Henry B. Hoff, 2 vols. (1987), I, xiii-xix, and in NYG&B Record — Standard Source Abbreviations, available on the NYG&BS website at http://www.nygbs.org/info/articles/record_abbreviations.html.


BDC Baptisms … in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York, 2 vols. Collections of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, vols. 2 (1901), 3 (1902).
CDNY Documents relative to the colonial history of the State of New York, ed. E.B. O'Callaghan and Berthold Fernow, 15 vols. 1853-87
CFA Cecelia C. and Roland B. Botting, Comfort Families of America (1971)
DGT Cecelia and Roland Botting, The Deans of Gainsborough Township, n.d.
DHNY Documentary History of the State of New-York, ed. E.B. O'Callaghan, 4 vols. (1849-51)
DJK Cecelia and Roland Botting, Descendants of John Kennedy of Sussex County, New Jersey. 1989.
FHL Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
Fernow Wills Fernow, Berthold (ed.), Calendar of Wills on file and recorded in the offices of the clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the County Clerk at Albany, and of the Secretary of State, 1626-1836. 1896
Fl.Fr. Baptisms, Marriages and other records from the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings Co., N.Y., copied by Josephine C. Frost, 5 vols. (typescript at NYG&BS)
GLIF Genealogies of Long Island Families…, ed. Henry B. Hoff, 2 vols. Baltimore, 1987.
GNJF Genealogies of New Jersey Families…, ed. Joseph R. Klett, 2 vols. Baltimore, 1996.
HSYB Holland Society Year Book
Icon. I.N. Phelps Stokes, The Iconography of Manhattan Island…, 6 vols. 1915-28.
K.Co. Teunis G. Bergen, Register, in alphabetical order, of the early settlers of Kings County, Long Island, N.Y. 1881.
KgB (Kingston Baptisms) Baptismal and Marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church at Kingston, Ulster County, New York, ed. Roswell Randall Hoes. 1891. (References are to entry numbers, not page numbers.)
KgM (Kingston Marriages) Baptismal and Marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church at Kingston, ed. Roswell Randall Hoes. 1891. (References are to entry numbers, not page numbers.)
LISR Long Island Source Records…, ed. Henry B. Hoff. Baltimore, 1987.
MDC (Marriages, Dutch Church, N. Y.) Marriages from 1639 to 1801 in the Reformed Dutch Church, New York (Collections of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society, I). 1890.
NEHGR New England Historical and Genealogical Register
NGSQ National Genealogical Society Quarterly
NYDC New York Dutch Church
NYG&BS New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
NYGBR New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
NYM New York Marriages previous to 1784…. Baltimore, 1984.
OB H.A. Stoutenburgh, A Documentary History of the Dutch Congregation of Oyster Bay, Queens County … Long Island, 2 vols. 1902-04.
RP Eighteenth Century Records of the portion of Dutchess County, New York, that was included in Rombout Precinct …, ed. William Willis Reese and Helen Wilkinson Reynolds. 1938.
Rec. New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
TAG The American Genealogist
TB First Record Book of the “Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow” … now The First Reformed Church of Tarrytown, N.Y., ed. David Cole. 1901. (References are to item numbers, not page numbers.)
TM (Tarrytown Baptisms) First Record Book of the “Old Dutch Church of Sleepy Hollow” … now The First Reformed Church of Tarrytown, N.Y., ed. David Cole. 1901. (References are to item numbers, not page numbers.)
WMLC Cecelia and Roland Botting, Wilcoxes and McIntyres of Lincoln County, n.d.
WNYHS Abstracts of Wills on file in the Surrogate’s Office, City of New York, 17 vols. 1892-1908.
YBDCHS Year Book of the Dutchess County Historical Society

From the Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson
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This page written 27 April 1999
Last revised 28 May 2002