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Columbia County, NY Records

Published in The COLUMBIA, 1985-1998, vols. 1-14

Plus Yearbooks 1999 & 2000

 

Arthur C.M. Kelly - transcriber, editor

Webpage by Cliff Lamere    May 2001

 

 

The directory on this webpage was extracted from:    http://www.kinshipny.com/directory.htm    

It was slightly rearranged to increase ease of understanding.

 

The directory is arranged alphabetically by Town.  The city of Hudson follows the Town of Hillsdale.  

Family Bibles are listed at the bottom of this webpage.

 

If a date is followed by 4/3, it means volume 4, number 3.

 

Information about purchasing back issues can be found at the bottom of the present page.

 

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A Directory of THE COLUMBIA

Note: An entry of 6/3 means Volume 6, Issue #3



     COUNTY-WIDE RECORDS:

Attorneys: 

     1769-1829: 11/2

Columbia Patentees: 

     1685-1768: 9/3

Common Pleas Executions: 

     1799-1800: 2/3,2/4

Grand Jurors: 

     1792-1793: 13/4
     1792+: 1999 Yearbook


Guardianship Papers:

     1802-1807 1/2; 1808-1812 1/3; 1812-1814 1/4; 1814-1816 2/1; 1816-1818 2/2; 1818-1822 2/3; 1822-1825 2/4;

     1826-1829 3/1; 1829-1832 3/2; 1832-1834 3/3; 1834-1837 3/4; 1837-1838 4/1; 1838-1842 4/2; 1842-1844 4/3;

     1844-1847 4/4; 1847-1849 5/1; 1849-1850 5/2; 1850-1852 5/3; 1850-1853 5/4; 1853-1854 6/1; 1854-1855 6/2;

     1855-1857 6/3; 1857-1858 6/4; 1858-1860 7/1; 1860-1862 7/2; 1862-1864 7/3; 1864-1865 7/4; 1865-1866 8/1

Justices of the Peace: 

     1830: 4/3

Loyalists:  

     1777-1778: 11/1

Loyalists Land Confiscation: 

     1783 9/4

Southern Columbia cem: 

     10/1

Terry records, 1823-1824:
     Deaths: A-R 8/2; R-Z 8/3
     Mar (by groom surname): A-C 8/3; C-M 8/4; M-W 9/1; W 9/2

Town Supervisors: 

     1787-1801 1/1; 1802-1807 1/2; 1808-1813 1/3; 1814-1819 1/4; 1820-1821 2/1; 1822-1825 2/2; 1826-1827 2/3;

     1828-1829 2/4; 1830-1831 3/1; 1832-1833 3/2; 1834-1835 3/3; 1836-1837 3/4; 1838-1840 4/1; 1841-1842 4/2;

     1843-1846 4/3; 1847-1850 4/4; 1851-1854 5/1; 1855-1858 5/2

Town of Ancram

Census, 1855, Fam #:
     Eastern: 7-26 3/1; 1-7&27-58 3/2; 59-103 3/3; 104-133 3/4
     Western: 1-9 3/4; 10-49 4/1; 50-106 4/2; 107 171 4/3

Directory, 1871: 

     8/2

Lead Mines Presbyterian Church:
     Bap: 1888-1896 5/2 Deaths: 1887-1898 5/2
     Mar: 1887-1897 5/2 Mem: C-S 5/1; S-W 5/2

Town of Austerlitz

Assessment Rolls:
     1827: A-D 3/1; D-M 3/2; M-S 3/3; S-W 3/4
     1836: A-B 3/4; B-F 4/1; G-O 4/2; P-W 4/3
     1848: A-C 5/1; C-K 5/2; K-P 5/3; P-S 5/4; S-W 6/1
     1852: A-C 6/1; C-H 6/2; H-M 6/3; M-S 6/4; S-W 7/1

Census, 1855, Fam #: 

     1-61 4/4; 62-110 5/1; 111-152 5/2; 153-192 5/3; 193-234 5/4; 235-261 6/1; 262-300 6/2; 301-316 6/3; 

     317-354 6/4 

Directory, 1871: 

     A 8/2; A-W 8/3

Green River Congregational Church:
     Bap: 1792-1801 1/1; 1801-1825 1/2; 1825-1843 1/3
     Marriages, 1847-1848: 1/3
     Mem: 1792 1/3; 1793-1831 1/4; 1831-1852 2/1

Presbyterian Church: 

     Mem: pre-1792+ 13/1-3

St Peter's Presbyterian Church, Spencertown:
     Mem: A-M 7/3; M-W 7/4

Spencertown Methodist Church (see also Ghent):
     Bap: 1867-1868 1/4,3/3
     Mar: 1838-1843 1/4; 1838-1844 2/4; 1844-1850 3/1; 1850-1858 3/2; 1858-1886 3/3; 1886-1896 3/4

Spencertown Methodist Circuit:
     Bap: 1867-1868 10/4
     Mar: 1838-1849 10/2; 1849-1858 10/3; 1858-1869 10/4
     Mem: 1839-1858 12/1-4; 13/1-4

Vital records:
1847-1848: 

     2/2,2/3

Town of Canaan

Directory, 1871: 

     A-F 8/3; F-W 8/4

Vital records: 1847: 

     3/3,3/4

Town of Chatham

Cemetery: 

     1/1-4/1,7/2,7/3,8/1

Directory, 1871:
     Town: A-G 8/4; G-S 9/1; S-Y 9/2
     Village: A-T 9/2; T-W 9/3

Electors, 1895: 

     A-G 9/2; G-P 9/3; P-Y 9/4

Mortgages, pre 1880: 

     A-C 4/4; C-F 5/1; F-H 5/2; H-L 5/3; L-M 5/4; M-P 6/1; P-R 6/2; R-S 6/3; S-Y(A) 6/4

New Concord 1st Church of Christ:

     Bap: 1803-1810 12/1; 1810-1820 12/2; 1820-1822 12/3; 1822-1854 12/4
     Mar: 1821-1831 12/3
     Mem: 1781-1816 10/4; 1803-1831 11/1; 1832-1856 11/2; 1821-1835 11/3; 1835-1854 11/4

Quaker MONTHLY MEETING: 

     A-F 13/3; F-M 13/4

Road Tax Lists, 1801: 

     1/1-2/1

Vital records: 1847: 

     3/2,3/3

Town of Claverack

Bachman Account Book, 1792-1793: 

     A-H 5/3; H-N 5/4; N-S 6/1; S-T 6/2; T-Y 6/3

Directory, 1871: 

     A-P 9/3; P-Z 9/4

Mellenville Reformed Church:
     Bap: 1838-1849 8/1; 1849-1854 8/2; 1854-1875 8/3; 1875-1891 8/4; 1891-1898 9/1

Tax Lists, 1779:
     Western District: 1/1-2/1
     Eastern District: 2/1-3/1

Town of Clermont

Assessment Roll, 1818: 

     A-L 4/1; L-W 4/2

Daybook, 1822: 

     Jul 4/4-5/2; Jul/Aug 5/4; Aug 5/4-8/2; Aug-Sep 8/3; Sep 8/4-10/1; Sep-Oct 10/2; Oct 10/3; Oct-Nov 10/4; 

     Nov 11/1; Nov-Dec 11/2; Dec 11/3-4

Daybook, 1823: 

     Jan 11/4: Jan 12/1-2; Feb 12/2-4; Mar 12/4; 13/1; Apr 13/2-4

Directory, 1871: 

     A-W 9/4

Wilson Family Papers: 

     pre-1790-1792 1/1; 1792-1796 1/2; 1796-1798 1/3; 1798 1/4; 1798-1799 2/1; 1799-1800 2/2; 1800 2/3; 

     1800-1801 2/4; 1801-1802 3/1; 1802 3/2; 1802-1803 3/3; 1803 3/4; 1803-1804 4/1; 1804-1805 4/2; 

     1805-1806 4/3; 1806-1809 4/4; 1809-1811 5/1; 1811-1813 5/2; 1813-1814 5/3; 1814-1815 5/4; 1815-1816 6/1;

     1816-1817 6/2; 1817-1818 6/3; 1818-1819 6/4; 1819-1820 7/1; 1820-1821 7/2; 1821-1822 7/3; 1822-1823 7/4;

     1823-1825 8/1; 1825-1827 8/2; 1827 8/3; 1827-1828 8/4; 1828-1829 9/1; 1829-1830 9/2; 1830-1834 9/3-9/4;

     1831-1839 10/1; 1838-1846 10/2; 1844-1849 10/3; 1847-1859 10/4; 1850-1943 11/1

Town of Copake

Directory, 1871: 

     A-D 9/4; D-Y 10/1

Methodist Church:
     Bap: 1854-1856 2/3; 1856-1878 2/4; 1878 3/1
     Mar: 1853-1868 2/1; 1868-1878 2/2; 1878-1890 2/3
     Mem pre 1867: B-M3/4; M-V 4/1; V-W 4/2
     Prob: 1854-1876 3/1; 1876-1878 3/2,3/3; 1878-1887 3/4

West Copake Reformed Church:
     Mem: 1784-1801 6/1; 1803-1821 6/2; 1821-1840 6/3; 1840-1851 6/4; 1851-1866 7/1; 1866-1872 7/2; 

     1873-1878 7/3; 1878-1897 7/4

Town of Gallatin

Census, 1855, Fam #:
     1st District: 1-34 1/1; 35-72 1/2; 73-107 1/3; 108-127 1/4; 128-154 2/1; 155-156 2/2
     2nd District: 1-36 2/2; 37-68 2/3; 69-109 2/4

Directory, 1871: 

     B-D 10/1; D-Y 10/2

Reformed Church:
     Mem: 1759-1763 8/1; 1764-1774 8/2; 1774-1803 8/3; 1803-1840 8/4; 1840-1881 9/1; 1881-1899 9/2

Town of Germantown

Directory, 1871: 

     B-S 10/2; S-W 10/3

Town of Ghent

Assessment Rolls:
     1830: A-F 6/1; F-P 6/2; P-W 6/3; Non-res 6/4
     1860: A-D 2/1; D-K 2/2; K-O 2/3; P-S 2/4; S-W 3/1

William Coons' checkbook: 

     1870-1884 4/3; 1885-1891 4/4

Directory, 1871: 

     A-W 10/3

Ghent German Church cemetery: 

     11/4

Philip Papers: 

     1860-1864 3/1; 1864-1871 3/2; 1871-1874 3/3; 1875-1878 3/4; 1878-1880 4/1

United Methodist Church (with Spencertown):
     Mem: 1825-1831 2/3; 1831-1840 2/4; 1840-1847 3/1

Town of Greenport

Cemetery: 

     6/4

Directory, 1871: 

     A-B 10/3; B-W 10/4

Residents, 1873:  

     A-K 11/3; K-W 11/4

Town of Hillsdale

Cemetery: 

     1/4,3/2,3/3

Directory, 1871: 

     A-E 10/4; F-W 11/1; W-Z 11/2

City of Hudson

City cemetery: 

     5/3-7/2

Directory, 1871: 

     A-E 13/1; E-R 13/2; R-W 13/3; W-Z 13/4

Methodist Church, 1822-1838:
     Marriages by groom: A-H 5/4; H-Y 6/1

1st Baptist Church:

     Mem: A-J 9/4; J-S 10/1; S-W 10/2

1st Presbyterian Church, 1827-1890:
     Families: 1/2-2/1
     Mem: A-M 9/3; M-T 9/4; T-Y 10/1

Quaker:
     Mar: 1794-1814 1/1; 1814-1838 1/2
     Removals: 1793-1798 1/2; 1798-1816 1/3

Reformed Church, 1836-1886:

     Membership: A-B 3/2; B-D 3/3; D-G 3/4; G-H 4/1; H-M 4/2; M-R 4/3; R-S 4/4; S-V 5/1; V-Z 5/2

Residents (wealthiest): 

     1850 11/2; 1860 11/2-3; 1870 11/3

Town of Kinderhook

Cemetery: 

     11/4

Directory, 1871: 

     A-R 11/2; R-W 11/3

Reformed Church:
     Deaths: 1838-1848 5/4; 1848-1852 6/1; 1852-1864 6/2; 1864-1869 6/3; 1869-1874 6/4; 1875-1884 7/1;

                   1884-1892 7/2; 1892-1899 7/3
     Dism: 1837-1838 5/3; 1838-1843 5/4
     Families, 1729:  2/1
     Mem: 1716-1721 2/1; 1721-1758 2/2; 1758-1780 2/3; 1782-1806 2/4; 1806-1816 3/1; 1816-1821 3/2; 

                1821 3/3,3/4; 1821-1822 4/1; 1822-1832 4/2; 1834-1838 4/3; 1838-1843 4/4; 1843-1844 5/1; 

                1807-1822 7/3; 1824-1858 7/4; 1858-1866 8/1; 1866,1812-1831 8/2; 1831-1858 8/3; 1858-1866 8/4;

                1866-1874 9/1; 1874-1886 9/2; 1886-1897 9/3; 1897-1899 9/4; 1844 10/2; 1844-1845 10/3; 

                1845-1856 10/4; 1856 11/1
     Pew rentals: 1752-1761 5/1; 1763-1795 5/2; 1795 5/3; 1843-1844 9/4; 1844-1845 10/1-2; 1864-1865 11/1-2;

                          1869-1870 11/3-4
     Subscription list, 1757: 5/3

Tax List, 1779: 

     3/2-4/1

Vital records: 1847-1848: 

     4/4-5/2

Town of Livingston

Directory, 1871: 

     A-P 11/3; P-Y 11/4

Military duty, 1864: 

     A-H 3/4; H-P 4/1; P-Y 4/2

Road Districts: 

     1852 9/3-9/4; 1852-1853 10/1; 1853 10/2-3; 1853-1854 10/4; 1854 11/1; 1854-1855 11/2; 1855-1856 11/3;

     1856-1857 11/4; 1857 12/1; 1857-1858 12/2; 1858-1859 12/2-4; 1859-1860 13/1; 1860-1861 13/2; 1861 13/3;

     1861-1862 13/4; 1852-1866 in 1999 Yearbook; 1867-1874 in 2000 Yearbook

School District Residents: 

     1814 5/3,5/4; 1814-1819 6/1; 1819-1822 6/2; 1822-1826 6/3; 1827-1829 6/4

Town Clerk records: 

     1803-1807 7/1; 1806-1810 7/2; 1810-1812 7/3; 1812-1821 7/4;1821-1828 8/1; 1829-1832 8/2; 1832-1836 8/3;

     1836 8/4; 1837-1844 9/1; 1845-1850 9/2; 1850 9/3

Town of New Lebanon

Cemetery: 

     11/4-12/4; 13/1-4

Congregational Church:
     Mem: 1795-1888 9/2; 1888-1899 9/3

Directory, 1871: 

     A-J 11/4; J-W 12/1

Shakers, vital records: 

     2/1-3/2

Town of Stockport

Directory, 1871: 

     A-C 12/1; C-W 12/2; W-Y 12/3

Town of Stuyvesant

Directory, 1871: 

     A-Y 12/3

Town of Taghkanic

Directory, 1871: 

     A-B 12/3; B-W 12/4; W-Y 13/1

District Residents:

     1808:(Dist #) 1-4 8/2; 4-6 8/3; 6-9 8/4; 9-10 9/1; 10-13 9/2; changes 9/2; 1814-1819 9/3; 1819-1822 9/4;

     1822-1824 10/1

East Taconic Lutheran Church:

     Subscription list: 1892-1893 10/3-4

Taconic Center Lutheran Church: 

     1855-1881 10/2; 1883-1899 10/3

West Taconic Methodist Circuit (Rhinebeck Dist): 

     1849-1850 11/1-2; 1852-1855 11/3-4; 1857-1859 12/1-2,4; 1865 12/4; 1865-1869 13/1; 1869 13/2; 

     1869-1872 13/3; 1871-1873 13/4
     Bap: 1866-1868 12/3
     Mar: 1857-1863 12/2; 1864-1877 12/3

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BIBLE RECORDS: 

     Bailey 3/3; Barrett 8/3; Beale 4/4; Beebe 3/2; Calkins 4/4; Clapper 6/4; Clum 6/4,7/1; Cole 8/3,9/1; 

     Downing 2/3,3/1; Finch 13/4; Finger 8/2; Finkle 4/2; Fredenburgh 7/1; Garner 7/1; Gifford 7/1; Goes 9/1; 

     Griswold 3/2; Hallenbeck 9/1; Hand 7/1,2; Harder 7/2; Hoysrat 7/2,3; Kenyon 7/3; Kern 3/2; Lasher 1/2,4/2;

     Louw 8/4; Lovejoy 8/3; Messer 5/1; Miller 7/3; Mooney 8/1; Muller 9/1; Ostrander 3/3,7/3; Peterson 1/3;

     Philip 7/3,4; Rekins 8/4; Rowley 7/4,8/1; Sagendorf 8/1; Savage 1/2; Shepherd 8/3; Snyder 3/1; Spencer 3/4;

     Spengler 5/1; Starkweather 1/2; Storm 8/2; Ten Broeck 6/4; V. Allen 8/2; V. Deusen 8/2; V. Hoesen 3/3,8/2;

     Varney 3/3; Waterbury 7/1,2; Wendover 8/2; Wilcox 4/3

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NOTE: These are the records which have appeared in The COLUMBIA, 1985-1998, vols 1-14.  These back issues are available at $4.50 each or $17.00 for a volume of 4 issues.  Indexes are available for each volume at $6.00 each.  If you prefer hardbound copies, they are also available.  Each hardbound volume of 4 issues with its index can be purchased at $28.00 postpaid.

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