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The Guide to Genealogical Research
for Westchester County

Marjorie Renino's The Guide to Genealogical Research for Westchester County [White Plains, NY; c. 1985, revised 2002] is an indispensable book for any researcher of Westchester genealogy and can be found at many libraries. The Guide was been updated in 2002 and copies are available from the Westchester County Historical Society.



Westchester Library System

You can search most of the town libraries throughout the WLS catalog on the Internet either via the Web. Click on the WLS name above to see their web pages. There you can search for a book or determine the availability of any of the books listed in the attached bibliography. You should also inquire if the library in your home area participates in the Inter-Library Loan program. If it does, you may be able to borrow a book through your local public library.

Westchester County Historical Society

Westchester County Archives

Westchester County Clerk's Office

Surrogate's Court, 9th Judicial District

111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, 19th Floor,
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: (914) 824-5656

Westchester County Genealogical Society

For the past several years, articles giving an overview of a town or village in Westchester County have been presented in the Society's monthly newsletters. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a specific "Focus on..." article, they ask that you mail $3.00 along with a Self-Addressed, Stamped Envelope (SASE) to the Westchester County Genealogical Society, PO Box 518, White Plains, NY 10603-0518. Be sure to include in your request the name of the town or village and the date of the issue. The "Focus on..." articles already issued are listed below with the date of issuance shown in brackets.

For more information about the resources available for each of the many cities, towns, and villages of Westchester County, see the Town pages.

LDS Family History Centers

You can now search the catalogs of the Family History Centers on the Internet at their web site: http://www.familysearch.org/

Scarsdale Family History Center
60 Wayside Way, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Yorktown Family History Center
Route 134 East, Yorktown, NY 10598

Some Westchester County Links

Westchester Visitor Center
http://tourism.westchestergov.com/
Westchester County Government
http://www.westchestergov.com/
County Chamber of Commerce, Inc
http://www.westchesterny.org/

Return to Westchester County's Town Index page.

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