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Of Churches Organized Before 1788,
in Manhattan, Kings-Brooklyn, Queens-Nassau, Suffolk, Richmond, and Bronx


Abbreviations:
B - Birth or Baptisms
D - Death, Burial, Funeral
Int - Intentions
M - Marriages
Mss - Manuscripts
tr - translated/transcribed


No.
County
Location,
Church Name, Denomination
Year Organized
Records
Copies or Transcripts
Records
Published, Indexed
Transcribed Links
and Digital Collections
01 Eastern NY, NJ, Albany
New York, Albany, Hackensack, NJ
Lutheran


RCA Archives
from Archives in Holland
Kercken-Boeck, 1703-1783

NYPL
Lutheran Church Records
from Holland Archives
tr by AJ Van Laer
1649-1772

Holland Society, NY



Holland Society
HSYB 1903 Lutheran Records
1704-1723 B
1704-1772 M
Dom. Justus Falckner,
Rev Muhlenberg

NYPL Bulletin 1944-45
Lutheran Church Records
AJ Van Laer
Holland Society Year Book 1903
Marriages 1704-1772
Baptisms 1704-1723

02 Manhattan
New York City
Collegiate, New Amsterdam
Reformed
1628

Archives at Church
1639-1697 B
1639-1701 M
1649-1699 Mem

Holland Society, NY
1731-1800 B
1782-1850 M
1726-1803 D
1686 Mem

NYSL Archives
records

NYGBS Publications
Vol 1 (c)1890 by Samuel Purple
1639-1801 M
Vol 2 (c)1901 by TG Evans
1639-1730 B
Vol 3 (c)1902 by TA Wright
1731-1800 B

NYGBR
Vol 5-32 B; Vol 6-8 M;
Vol 9, 58-62 Mem
1639-1801 B
1639-1731 M
1649-1683 Mem
1683-1829 Mem

Holland Society Publication Vol V
HSYB 1916
Dom. Selyn Records
by Garret Abeel
1686-1687 M
1686 Mem


Manuals of the Corp
of the City of New York
by D. T. Valentine
©1861
1639-1688 M
©1862
Marriages before the
Revolution - Alphabetical
©1863
Baptisms before 1697
©1864
1697-1720 B alphabetical

Baptisms 1639-1730
transcribed by Theodore Brasard


Baptisms 1639-1730
Transcribed by Robert Billard
from 'Collections of the NYGBS, 1901'

Baptisms 1731-1800
transcribed by Robert L. Billard
from 'Collections of the NYGBS, 1902'


Marriages 1639-1801
transcribed by Robert L. Billard
from NYGBS Collection Vol 1,
by Samuel S. Purple


Index to the marriage records
from 1639-1801

by Samuel Purple, (c) 1890
(Index to book only - not complete)


Members 1686
Transcribed by Robert Billard
Selyns List, from Holland Society


Records of Domine Selyns
1686-1687
Holland Society of New York,
Collections Vol 5, (c)1916

same in
Holland Society Yearbook, 1916


Manuals of NY by DT Valentine
©1861, 1639-1688 M
©1862, Marriages before the Revolution
©1864, 1697-1720 Baptisms Alphabetical

03 Manhattan
New York City
Harlem, Collegiate
Reformed
1660

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ


no separate records before 1806



Historical Sketch
by Edgar Tilton (c)1910
Historical sketch of the Reformed
Low Dutch Church of Harlem

by Edgar Tilton (c)1910
04 Manhattan
New York City
Christian Apostolic 1664
Trinity 1729, Christ Church 1750,
United German 1784
now St. Matthew Evangelical, 1822
Lutheran


RCA Archives
from Archives in Holland
Kercken-Boeck, 1703-1783

St. Matthews, NYC

Holland Society, NY
1704-1783, 1752-1807 B
1704-1783 M
1704-1730 Mem
1704-1801 D

NYPL
Lutheran Church Records
from Holland Archives
tr by AJ Van Laer
1649-1772

NYPL from NYGBS
1704-1807 B, M, D

NYGBR
Trinity Vol 5, 7
1749-1783 M
Trinity Vol 68, 70-72, 74-79, 87-89
1746-1861 M
Trinity Vol 67-69, 90-93
1750-1809 B
Christ Church Vol 73, 74, 119
1752-1776 M
United Vol 120-125
1776-1800 M
Lutheran Vol 97-103
1725-1783 B
Holland Society Yearbook 1903
1704-1783 Baptisms
1704-1772 Marriages



Baptisms 1725-1731
transcribed by Betty Fink
05 Manhattan
New York City
St. Esprit, French
Reformed
1628
to
Episcopal
1804



NYPL from NYGBS
1797-1852 B
1798-1835 M
1843-1852 D


Huguenot Society of America
A Wittmeyer (c)1886
1688-1804 B
1699-1802 M

"Eglise Francoise a la Nouvelle York"
Registers of the Births, Marriages
and Deaths, from 1688 to 1804
edited by Rev. Alfred V. Wittmeyer

Baptisms 1688-1804
transcribed by Robert L. Billard

Marriages 1699-1802
transcribed by Robert L. Billard

06 Manhattan
New York City
Old, First
Presbyterian
1716



NYPL from NYGBS
1788-1809 B
1786-1804 D

Presbyterian Historical
Society 1717-1961

NYGBR
Vol 4-11, 17-20 B
Vol 11-16 M
1770-1787 B
1765-1813 M


07 Manhattan
New York City
First
Moravian
1748



NYPL from NYGBS
1744-1890 B
1751-1890 M
1752-1890 D

NY Historical Society

Moravian Archives,
Bethlehem, PA

NYGBR
Vol 134
1751-1801 M

Thelma Smith
1744-1890 B
1750-1890 M
1750-1788 Mem
1752-1890 D


08 Manhattan
New York City
East 68th St., German
Reformed
1758

RCA Archives
later records

NY Historical Society
Records
1758-1833

NYGBR
Vol 126-128 B, M, Mem
1758-1805 B
1759-1805 M
1759-1786 Mem
1764-1803 D


09 Manhattan
New York City
Monthly Meeting
Quaker
1795
renamed from Flushing
Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore, PA
1640-1796 B
1694-1821 M
1671-1778 Removals

NYPL from NYGBS
1707-1820 D

James Hazard
Friends Historical Library

NYGBR
Vol 4-7 M
1640-1800 records

John Cox (c)1940
Encyclopedia of American
Quaker Genealogy V3
1657-1930

James E. Hazard On-line Index
at Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

10 Kings
Brooklyn
Old First
Reformed
1660

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ

Holland Society, NY
1660-1710 B
1660-1696 M
1660-1702 Mem
Long Island Historical Society
Harriet Stryker-Rodda
1660-1719, 1792-1892
B, M, D, Mem

Holland Society
HSYB 1897
Jos. Van der Linde
First Book of Records
Dom Selijns 1660-1752

Brooklyn Common Council
Manuals 1867, 1869
1660-1710 B, M

Teunis Bergen
Kings Co Gen. Club Publ
M reprinted from Brooklyn
Common Council Manuals


11 Kings
Brooklyn
Flatbush, Midwout
Reformed
1654

Archives at Church

Holland Society, NY
1677-1754 B
1677-1757 M


NYPL from NYGBS
1677-1872 B
1677-1872 M


AC Kelley
1677-1757 B, M

Holland Society
Publication VI 1998
by David Voorhees
1677-1710 B
1677-1720 M
1679-1685 Mem

HSYB 18981
1677-1754 B
1677-1757 M

Josephine Frost,
Frank Van Kleef
(c)1915; B, M

Baptisms 1677-1754
from Holland Society Yearbook, 1898
transcribed by R. Billard

Baptisms 1792-1872
transcribed by R. Billard

Marriages 1677-1757
from Holland Society Yearbook, 1898
transcribed by R. Billard

Marriages 1787-1872
transcribed by R. Billard

Members 167? - 168?
transcribed by R. Billard


12 Kings
Brooklyn
Flatlands, formerly Amersfoort
Reformed
1654

RCA Archives
Special Collections

Holland Society, NY
1747-1802 B

NYPL from NYGBS
1677-1872 B
1677-1872 M

Long Island Historical Society
Stryker-Rhodda (c)1954
1747-1824 B
1825-1914 M
1788-1914 Mem
1870-1914 D

Kings Co. Historical Society
Frank Van Kleef (c)1913-14
1747-1914 B
1867-1914 M
1871-1914 Mem
1870-1914 D


Baptisms 1747-1802
transcribed by R. Billard


Baptisms 1747-1802
Transcribed by Peter Divine,
for the Olive Tree Genealogy

13 Kings
Brooklyn
Gravesend
Reformed
1655

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ

Holland Society, NY
1715-1805 B
1763-1805 Mem

NYPL from NYGBS


W H Stillwell, (c)1892
1714-1890 B
1832-1890 M
1714-1891 D
Baptisms 1715-1805
transcribed by R. Billard


Baptisms 1715-1805
Transcribed by Peter Divine,
for the Olive Tree Genealogy

14 Kings
Brooklyn
New Utrecht
Reformed
1677

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ

Holland Society, NY
1718-1741 B


NYGBR
Vol 112-113 B
Vol 73 B without sponsers
1718-1799 B
1718-1741 B

Walter Griffin
1718-1741 B

Josephine Frost,
Domine Freeman
B

At this site:
Baptisms 1718-1741

15 Nassau (Queens)
Brookville
Wolver Hollow,
Oyster Bay,
Glen Head
Reformed
1732

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ

Holland Society, NY
1730-1834 B
1729-1835 M
1728-1860 D


NYGBR
Vol 73
1741-1834 B

Josephine Frost
1741-1846 B
1826-1847 M

H. Stoutenburgh: Doc Hist of Dutch
Congr Oyster Bay; 1741-1834

Florence Youngs,
Walter Griffin
1741-1795 B
Baptisms 1741-1847
Marriages 1826-1847

by Josephine C. Frost, (c)1913
16 Nassau (Queens)
Hempstead
St. George
Episcopal





Josephine Frost
B
1787-1845 M

NYGBR
Vol 9-11, 112-113 B
Vol 11-15, 24, 110 M
Vol 111 D
1725-1771, 1788-1880 B
1725-1786, 1782-1885 M
1790-1896 D

NYPL
Florence Youngs
1771-1799 B

Adventures for God
by John Haight (c)1932
1725-1791 B
1725-1813 M

lost records found
by George Combs
1704-1784 B

At this site:
Marriages by groom
1725-1764
1766-1788
1789-1813

Baptisms by surname
1725-1791
A - L
M - Z


Select Baptismal and Birth
1704-1784

by George D Combs

17 Nassau (Queens)
North Hempstead
Manhasset, formerly Success
Community
Reformed
1731

Long Island Historical Society

Holland Society, NY
1742-1793 B
1756-1776 Mem

NYPL from NYGBS
1742-1858 B
1785-1878 M

Henry Onderdonk,
Josephine Frost
1742-1793 B
1785-1878 M
1790-1840 D

Marriages
1785-1878

Copied from the original records by Henry J. Onderdonk, Jr.,
copied by Josephine Frost, 1913
transcribed by Jane Devlin


Baptisms 1742-1793
Copied from the original books
(which cannot now be found)
by Henry Onderdonk, Jr.,
Mss now owned by the Long Island Historical Society of Brooklyn
by Josephine C. Frost (c)1913


Marriages
1785-1878, 1826-1859,
also a few deaths 1841-1878

by Josephine C. Frost (c)1913


Deaths 1790-1840
by Josephine C. Frost (c)1913

18 Nassau (Queens)
Westbury
Monthly Meeting
Quaker
1684
from Flushing
Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore, PA
1660-1995 vitals

NYPL from NYGBS
1679-1818+ B, M, D

James Hazard
Friends Historical Library

NYGBR
Vol 16-17 B
records

James E. Hazard On-line Index
at Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

19 Queens
Elmhurst
Newtown
Reformed
1731
NYSL Archives
records

Holland Society, NY
1736-1845 B
1786-1802 Mem

NYPL from NYGBS
1736-1845 B
1835-1846 M
NYGBS Publication Vol 8
Arthur White (c)1890

Josephine Frost
1736-1846 B
1835-1846 M


Baptisms 1736-1817
transcribed by R. Billard
from LDS microfilm


Marriages 1835-1846
transcribed by R. Billard
from LDS microfilm


Baptisms 1736-1846
Marriages by Rev. Garretson
1835-1846

by Josephine C. Frost, (c)1913

20 Queens
Elmhurst
Presbyterian
1652



Long Island Historical Society

NYPL from NYGBS
1652-1919 Vitals

NYGBS Publication Vol 8
Arthur White (c)1890
1727+ B
1709+ M
1728+ D

NYGBR
Vol 55-56 B, M, D, Mem
1727, 1731-1882 B
1709-1881 M
1728-1882 D
Mem

Annals of Newtown
by J Riker
church members
Annals of Newtown
by James Riker, Jr. (c)1852
Church Members 1708-1771
Pew Holders 1736
Communicants 1741

21 Queens
Flushing
Monthly Meeting
Quaker
1671
became NY MM in 1795
Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore, PA
1640-1796 B M D
1671-1787 Removals

NYPL from NYGBS
1740-1796 B, M. D

James Hazard
Friends Historical Library

Isaac Horner
F Haviland
Long Island Hist. Society
1640-1796 B
1663-1822 M
1669-1796 D

NYGBR
Vol 4-7 M
1640-1800

William Eardeley
1719 Int of M
1704-1776 records

John Cox Jr (c)1908
1663-1908 M
1671-1778 removals

James E. Hazard On-line Index
at Friends Historical Library
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Intentions of Marriage 1719-1741
and records 1704-1776

by William A. Eardeley
22 Queens
Jamaica
First
Reformed
1702

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ

Holland Society, NY
1702-1805 B

NYPL from NYGBS

NYGBR
Vol 105-112 B, M, D, Mem
1702-1873 B
1803-1886 M
1786-1887 Mem
1835-1898 D

Josephine Frost
1702-1851 B
1803-1851 M

Baptismal Records
by Josephine Frost (c)1912
Volume 1 1702-1733

Volume 2 1733-1800

Volume 3 1800-1851

Volume 4 1802-1831


Rev. Jacob Schoonmaker
Marriages 1803-1851
by Josephine C. Frost, (c) 1913


Church Members
1786-1884

transcribed by R. Billard

23 Queens
Jamaica
Presbyterian
1662




Long Island Historical Society

NYPL from NYGBS
1775-1848

NYGBR
Vol 129-131
1775-1848 M

Josephine Frost
Henry Onderdonk
1775-1848


24 Queens
Jamaica
Grace
Episcopal
1699




Long Island Historical Society
Grace Church
by Horatio Ladd (c)1914
indexed by
AC Kelley
1710-1866 B
1710-1867 M
1710-1873 D
1737-1870 Mem

NYGBR
Vol 19
Rev. Poyer Records
1710-1732 B, D

Josephine Frost
1769-1867 B, M, D
Rev Poyer Records
1710-1732 B, D

Origin and History of Grace Church
by Horatio Oliver Ladd, (c)1914
History and Records,
Marriage, Baptisms,
Pewholders, Deaths, Burials
1710-1867


Baptisms, Marriages, Funerals
1769-1853

by Henry Onderdonk, and
Josephine Frost (c)1913

Rev Thomas Poyer Records
1710-1732

Jamaica, Newtown, and Flushing
Josephine Frost (c)1913

25 Richmond
Staten Island
Port Richmond, Northfield, Cityville
Reformed
1680

RCA Archives
New Brunswick, NJ
1885-1901 B
1886-1900 M
1885-1901 Mem

Holland Society, NY
1696-1817 B
1790-1849 M

RW Vosburg-NYGBS
1790-1871 B
1790-1871 M


NYGBS
Publication Vol IV (c)1909
Tobias A. Wright
1696-1772 B

NYGBR
Vol 36-37 B, Vol 124 M
1696-1790 B
1790-1825 M

Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1696-1789 B
1790-1825 M

History of Richmond Co (c)1887
by Richard Bayles
B

John Stillwell, (c)1903
1696-1790 B
Staten Island Church Records,
NYGBS Vol IV, (c)1909
by Tobias A Wright

Dutch Reformed Church of Port Richmond
Baptisms 1696-1772


Baptisms
pg 368-394

History of Richmond County
by Richard M. Bayles (c)1887


Baptismal Register
1696-1772

Historical and Genealogical Miscellany
of New York and New Jersey
by John E. Stillwell (c)1903
pages 57-149
26 Richmond
Staten Island
St. Andrews Protestant
Episcopal
1712



Staten Island Historical Society
W Davis, C Leng, RW Vosburgh
(c)1925 Church Records

NYGBS Publication IV (c)1909
Tobias A Wright
1752-1795 B
1754-1808 M
Staten Island Church Records,
NYGBS Vol IV, (c)1909
by Tobias A Wright

St. Andrews Episcopal
Births and Baptisms 1752-1795
Marriages 1754-1808

27 Richmond
Staten Island
United Bretheren
Moravian




NYGBR
Vol 38-39 B; Vol 39-40 M
1749-1862 B
1764-1862 M

NYGBS Publication IV (c)1909
Tobias A. Wright
1749-1853 B
1764-1863 M
1758-1828 D

Staten Island Church Records,
NYGBS Vol IV, (c)1909
by Tobias A Wright

United Bretheren Moravian Church
Baptism, Marriage, Death Records


Marriages 1764-1863
transcribed by R. Billard
From 'Staten Island Church Records'
by Tobias Alexander Wright

28 Suffolk
East Hampton
Presbyterian
1648





NYGBR
Vol 24-26, 28-30, 33-34
Rev Huntting Records
1700-1746 B
1700-1746 M
1696-1746 D

Morton Pennypacker
1696-1884 B, M, D


29 Suffolk
Huntington
First
Presbyterian
1658





Rev. Ebenezer Prine records
by Moses L. Scudder (c)1899
1723-1799 B, M
Rev. Ebenezer Prine
Baptism, Marriage Records
1723-1779

by Moses L. Scudder (c)1899
30 Suffolk
Mattituck
Presbyterian
1715


Presbyterian Historical
Society
Records 1715-1959


by Rev. Charles Craven (c)1906
1751-1809 B
1751-1809 M
1768-1776 D
History of Mattituck Long Island
by Rev. Charles E. Craven, (c)1906
Baptisms 1751-1809
Marriages 1751-1809
Deaths 1768-1776

31 Suffolk
Smithtown
Nissequaq
Presbyterian
1751



RW Vosburg-NYGBS
1737-1803

Presbyterian Historical
Society 1797-1967

NYSL Archives

Rev. Joshua Hartt
Collections, 1772-1826 B, M

NYGBR
Vol 44-45
1751-1772 B
1752-1769 M
1797-1867 M
1751-1809 Mem

NYGBR
Vol 42
Rev Joshua Hart records
1772-1822 B
1774-1826 M


32 Suffolk
Southold
First Church of Christ
Presbyterian
1640



Presbyterian Historical
Society
Records 1749-1832

NYGBR
Vol 64, 68 B, Vol 64, 68 M
1763-1832 B
1747-1891 M


33 Bronx - parts (Westchester)
Morrisana, Eastchester,
New Rochelle, Yonkers, Pelham
combined



Eastchester Historical Society

NYGBR
Vol 105
1702-1720 records

Eastchester Historical Society
Publication (c)1975
1702-1720 records









1 According to genealogical authorities, the records from the 1898 Holland Society Yearbook
are inaccurate. One should refer to the 1998 Holland Society Yearbook for the corrected version.
The 1898 records are listed here for information purposes only.



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