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Subject: [NYSUF] Tarman's Neck
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 10:53:11 EST
On 2/20/04 (8:36:35 AM MST), in a posting to , Ned
Smith () in a reply to a posting, "Where was
Tar-men's/Tarmans Neck or "Wawcoruck" in Brookhaven????, by Alison
"You can see where Beaver Dam Creek (River) and the Methodist (M.E.) Church
are on an 1873 map at
http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Map/Brkhaven3.1.html from the Brooklyn Genealogy website's LI Map collection. When the map is
finished loading scroll down to the lower right corner and you can see them in
between the block letters saying "Bellport P.O." and "Brookhaven P.O."
You are correct, the area is definitely that between modern Bellport and the
hamlet of Brookhaven (formerly Fireplace)."
Ned, according to my maps, the Hamlet of Brookhaven and the Village of
Bellport as well as the Hamlet of North Bellport have a common border, with no other
community between the Hamlet of Brookhaven and the Village of Bellport or
between the Hamlet of Brookhaven and the Hamlet of North Bellport. The border
between the Hamlet of Brookhaven and the Hamlet of North Bellport is much longer
than is the border between the Hamlet of Brookhaven and the Village of
So, my question: in which of these 3 communities was the land that was
previously known as "Tarman's Neck"? Could "Tarman's Neck" straddle any two or
even all 3 community borders?
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