THE TOWN OF GERMAN FLATTS
HERKIMER COUNTY, NY
Early postcard of the Erie Canal at Ilion, New York
Image ©1998 Robert Lorick
German Flats, originally formed as the fifth of the Tyron County district in 1772, was recognized as a town in 1788. It lies in a broad fertile valley which rises to some 300 feet on the borders. The present population, including villages already mentioned, is 14,089, making it the most populous of the towns. - source: "The History of New York State," Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., 1927
GERMAN FLATTS DIRECTORIES
GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY OF HERKIMER COUNTY FOR 1869-70: GERMAN FLATTS
1888-1889 Herkimer County Directory: Mohawk
Boyd's 1872-73 Business Directory
GERMAN FLATTS CENSUS
1790 Census of German Flatts
GERMAN FLATTS HISTORY
Bev Crim's Time Line History of German Flatts
Mohawk High School Commencement & Senior Class Play, 1925
Marriages Performed by Micaiah Benedict, J.P., 1838-1849
Court Cases of Micaiah Benedict, J.P.
The Shoemaker Tavern
Mohawk NY Business, 1902
Photo of Students at Old Schoolhouse
GERMAN FLATTS VITAL RECORDS
German Flatts Births 1847
German Flatts Marriages 1847
German Flatts Deaths 1847
VILLAGE OF ILION HISTORY AND HISTORICAL LINKS
Our first section devoted to a village or city.
GERMAN FLATTS FAMILIES AND PERSONS OF NOTE
Obituaries of the Lynch and McLaughlin Families
A Family Bible of the Van Deusens, Edicks & Getmans
Joseph P. Shoemaker of Mohawk, NY
CHURCHES OF GERMAN FLATTS
History of the Old Fort Herkimer Church
Pt. 1 Pt. 2 Pt. 3 Pt. 4 Pt. 5
THE CAMDEN ADVANCE JOURNAL
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4
GERMAN FLATTS CEMETERIES
Barringer Road Cemetery
Fort Herkimer Church Cemetery
Village of Ilion Cemetery
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5
Part 4 - Families
Some Small Family Cemeteries: Garlock/Yule Farm Cemetery, Two Paine Cemeteries, Two Bellinger Cemeteries, Benedict Cemetery, Gilbert Farm Cemetery, Piper Cemetery
GERMAN FLATTS MILITARY
The Revolutionary War Pension Application of Peter Flagg
French Attack on the German Flatts
"Fort Hunter" and "The Massacre of German Flats"
Union Soldiers From German Flatts
Mohawk WWII Honor Roll
DAILY LIFE IN GERMAN FLATTS
REMINGTON RAND BAND - 1937: A Photo Essay by Marv and Seely Conover
German Flatts Military Tidbit from Betsy Voorhees: GIFFORD, BENJAMIN
Received Civil War Medal of Honor
Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 121st New York Infantry.
Place and date: At Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865.
Entered service at: German Flats, N.Y.
Birth: German Flats, N.Y.
Date of issue: 10 May 1865.
Citation: Capture of flag