DePue Family outside their house located on the Old Mine Road
The Sandyston Township Historical Society has been organized to discover and preserve the history, environment and architecture of Sandyston Township and to educate the public and foster an appreciation of our unique local heritage. Our society welcomes donations of all types relating to the past history of Sandyston Township. Photos, ledgers, deeds, diaries, newspaper articles, marriage certificates, bibles, school memorbilia are just a few things that will tell the story of Sandyston's past.
Sandyston is a beautiful old town with a lot of history. Listed below are just some of the family names that are connected to Sandyston Township: Ayers, Bell, Hursh, Hotalen, Cortright, Myers, Aber, Heater, Raser, Kyte, DePue, Smith, Bevans, Layton, Shay, Stivers, Skellenger, Ellett, VanSickle, VanAuken, Lantz, Cole, Snable, Stoll, Mettler, Gumaer, Jager, Vanness, Snook, Lawson, DeGroat, Perry, Kent, Decker, Rutan, Grau, Young, Everitt, Carmer, Bugsbee, Rosenkrans, Lundy, Warner, Major, Clark, Angle, Bell, Drake, Conklin, Compton, McKeeby, Utter, Coursen, Gunn, Black, Howell, Westbrook, Armstrong, Hartrim, Morris, Owen, Sigler, Newell, Rundle, Shafer, Ogden, Merring, VanEtten, Westbrook, Armstrong, Emery, Loder, Ennis to name a few!
Cemeteries in Sandyston Township
Hainesville Cemetery (Shaytown Burial Ground)
Ancient Minisink Burial Ground/Old Gumaer Cemetery
If you need information on the location of any of the above cemeteries or help finding people buried there, please contact:
The Sandyston Township Historical Society is thankful for the many donations we have received throughout the years. Our society collection includes the Nan Horsfield Archives and many donations received from generous donors.
We look forward to seeing you and helping with your historical and genealogical research.
The Sandyston Township Historical Society will be open the 1st and 4th Saturday each month. Please see the information below: