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Dutch Ancestors Links

New York State and Local History Links

Cornell University Virtual Library

Search the Making of America Database. Lots of great info!

Schenectady County Links


Schenectady County Wills

Daily Gazette

Newspaper Serving Schenectady County

The Old Mohawk Turnpike Book

From Fulton County, NY Genweb

Bellevue Preservation Association

This is my neighborhood in Schenectady

Albany County USGENWEB

Schenectady was once part of Albany County

Schenectady County Message Boards

and Mail Lists

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Surrounding Counties Links

Albany County USGENWEB

Schenectady was once part of Albany County

Surname and Gedcom Searches

Gendex Surname Search

Indexes sites on the web with your surname.


Boasts 300 million names

Sites with Lots of Links

Links to Vital Records, Immigration Info, Family Items, Bibles, Photos, Census Look-Ups, etc...

American Memory from the Library of Congress

Offers 7 million primary source digital documents and pictures

Online Genealogical Photo Archive

The Computerized Ancestor

Sells family documents for a small charge

Dead Fred

Online Genealogical Photo Archive

Gravestone Photo Archive


has many Schenectady County Wills

SSDI Searchable Index

Search for and order your ancestor's Social Security Application


Search their archives HERE

Vital Records Information for the United States

Has obits for the following people:
Van Epps, Bessie and Ernest T. - Married, 1920's
 Van Epps, Edwin, husband of Emma - Obituary, 1890's
 Van Epps, Emma Eheodora-Mrs. Edwin - Obituary, 1920's
 Van Epps, Frederick - Obituary, 1930's
 Van Epps, John, husband of Helen - Obituary, 1890's
 Van Epps, Sara-Mrs. Frank - Obituary, 1930's
 Van Epps, Sarah-Mrs. Frank - Obituary, 1930's
Van Eps, Carmen E. and Clarence P. - Married, 1930's
 Van Eps, Marion and Irvin B. - Married, 1930's


Search Engines

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Surname Helper

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Related Families Web Pages

This awesome researcher has dug up some really old documents from the Netherlands about the Van Eps/Damen/Van Doesburgh Families! Check them out!

Surnames: Van Petten, Bradt, Damen, Folmer, Glen, Heemstraat, Henry, Lansing, Marselis, Osborn/Osburn, Peek, Pootman/Putman, Post, Ryckman, Sanders, Schermerhorn, Staats, Swart, Truax, Van Antwerpen, Van Eps, Van Santvoord, Van Slyck, Van Vorst, Vedder, Veeder, Vrooman, Wendell and more.

Surnames: Damen, Fonda, Osborn, Peek, Van Der Linde, Van Patten, Van Slyk, Van Vorst and more.

This page also includes Ships' Lists, PA and Mennonite Research Corner, Dutch Research Corner, Cemetery Lists, Rev. War Loyalists and Finding a Civil War Ancestor, and much more.

Surnames: Bradt, De Groot, Du Chesne, Du Triuex, Fulmer, Henry, Marselis, Noirett, Peek, Post , Van Antwerpen, Van Eps, Vedder, Viele, Wendell and more.

Surnames: Clement, Schermerhorn, Bradt/Bratt, Van der Volgen, Swart, Van Slyke/Van Slyck, Vedder and more.

Surnames: Van Eps, Bratt, Glen, Vedder, Veeder, Vrooman, Du Triuex, Van der Volgen, Van de Bogart, Van Patten/Petten, Van Antwerpen, and more.

Surnames: Bancker, Van Eps, Damen, Veeder, Vrooman, Douw and more.S

Surnames: Glen, Duncan(son), and more.

Surnames: Douw, Lansing, Osborn, Pootman, Van Antwerpen, Van Eps, Veeder, Vrooman, Wendell and more.

Surnames: du Trieux, Truax, Truex, Trueax, and more.

Surnames: Mabie, Mabee, Maybee, Borsboom and more.

Surnames: Bradt, Bratt, Brott, Andriessen.

Surnames: DuTriuex, Fonda, Groot, Peek, Van Antwerpen, Van Schaick, Viele and More.

A huge database of many early NY Settlers: 232587 individuals, 80389 families

Surnames: Bratt, duTriuex, Douw, Fonda, Glen, Heemstraat, Lansing, Peek, Van Eps, Wendell and More.

A massive collection of Putman/Pootman families with downloadable PDF files.

Surnames: Van de Bogart and More.

Compiled genealogies of families who settled in New Netherland between 1623 and 1664.

Groot, Stevens,Van Eps, Van Schaik, Van Slyck, Van Vorst and More.

Glen, Groot, Lansing, Osborn, Putman, Robbins, Van der Volgen, Van Epps, Van Eps, Van Slyck, Vrooman, Wendell and many, many more.

Van Eps, Seamans and many more.

All sorts of info on this family from Holland up to the Schenectady, Massacre

Fonda Family Genealogy

Descendants of Jellis Douw Fonda (1614-1659)

Hemstreet Family Main Page

Van Antwerp Genealogy Home Page

Homepage of John C. Van Buskirk of Tully, NY

The DeFreest Family Genealogy

A genealogy of the DeFreest, DeForeest, DeForest and Related Families

The Hoover/Garrison Family Home Page Ancestry of the Salls, Tierney and Wemple Surnames