Columbia County NYGenWeb Site

Table of Contents

 


Biographies

blue dot 1900s Biographies - Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   Biographies in History of Columbia County, NY - by Captain Franklin Ellis, 1878; Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Men of Columbia County
       by Captain Franklin Ellis, 1851; Ancestry.com (broken link)

blue dot   Reynolds of Nova Scotia and Columbia County, NY - Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   The Benjamin families of Columbia County, New York
       by R. M . Benjamin on Ancestry.com

blue dot Book of the family and lineal descendants of Medad Butler
       Compiled by William Allen Butler
(2Mb pdf file)


 

Cemeteries

June 2014


Churches

blue dot   Living History: Claverack's Reformed Dutch Church
       by Andrew Amelincks, printed January 18, 2010

Census

blue dot   Census Online 5 links to Census Information for Columbia County

blue dot   1855 Ancram Census - Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   1855 Boston Corners Census - Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   1850 Canaan Census - Courtesy of Bill Bither


Deeds & Wills

blue dot   Benajah Slack Deed - Courtesy of Mary Slack Maynard

blue dot   Deeds and Wills Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   Calendar of Wills of Columbia County NY from 1786 - 1805 by Gertrude Barber on Ancestry.com


Freeholders

blue dot   1763 Freeholders of Claverack

blue dot   1763 Freeholders of Kinderhook


Genealogies

blue dot   American Ancestry by Thomas P. Hughes


Historical Markers

blue dot   Nutten Hooke Historical Marker: Register Star Article by Andrew Amelinckx, printed January 15, 2010


History

blue dot   Town Names and How They Developed by Michael Bathrick

blue dot   The History of Columbia County, New York
       by Gil Leach, Dutchess County Genealogical Society

blue dot   History of Columbia County, New York
       by Captain Franklin Ellis, 1878, full text
(50Mb pdf file)

blue dot   History of Hillsdale
       by The Hon. John Francis Collin, EX-M C, 1883 full text
(17Mb pdf file)

blue dot   USGenNet Columbia County, New York Genealogy & History
       by Susan Mulvey


Military

blue dot   10th Albany Militia Regiment (Livingston Manor &Germantown)

blue dot   Revolutionary War Information Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   Civil War Veterans Courtesy of Susan Mulvey


Newspapers

blue dot   The Independent

blue dot   The Register Star   
       History Happened Here articles from The Register Star:

blue dot History Happened Here: Whiting was Present for Historical Turning Points
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed December 5, 2009

blue dot History Happened Here: Christmas Murder in Greenport
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed January 30, 2010

blue dot History Happened Here: Some go to war hoping for equality
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed February 27, 2010

blue dot History Happened Here: Naval Commander died fighting
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed March 27, 2010

blue dot History Happened Here: Vedder: A life of service
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed April 24, 2010

blue dot History Happened Here: From Decoration Day to Memorial Day--honoring the fallen vets over the years
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed May 29, 2010

blue dot History Happened Here: Mary Powell--an activist and teacher
       by Andrew Amelinckx, printed March 26, 2011

blue dot Police identify suspect in cemetery flag thefts
       by John Mason, printed July 7, 2012


Palatine Research

blue dot   Register Star Article: Celebrating the Palatine heritage 300 years later
       by Robert Lachman, printed March 27, 2010


Photos

Ancram

Canaan Chatham

Clermont
Craryville Copake Germantown Greenport
Hillsdale Hudson Kinderhook Livingston
New Lebanon Taghkanic
Unknown Photos
Can you help Identify These?
Columbia County People
(some unknown)

Yearbooks

blue dot   1937 Hudson High School yearbook - Seniors Sept. 2014


Resources

blue dot   Columbia County Resources   Sept. 2011

Museums, Historical Societies, Historians, and Historical Sites and Town Clerks.


Tax Lists

blue dot   1797 Hudson Tax List - Courtesy of Susan Mulvey

blue dot   1744 Kinderhook Tax List


Vital Records

blue dot   Vital Records for Columbia County - Courtesy of Susan Mulvey


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Widespread Genealogical Resources on the Internet

Links to external web sites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any of the products, services or opinions contained in any external web site.

Making of America - Cornell University digital resource
Albany & Eastern New York Genealogy

DAR Library - A searchable catalog
RAND Genealogy Club
Ships Lists
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Welcome Page of the Columbia County NYGenWeb Site