Dover, Dutchess County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Records of the First Baptist Church of Dover, Dutchess County, N.Y. 1915. Digital version at Internet Archive. Includes membership lists.

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Dover Plains Library
1797 Route 22
Wingdale, New York 12594
Phone: 845-832-6605
Fax: 845-832-6616

Monday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Societies[edit | edit source]

Dover Historical Society
N. Nellie Hill Road
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Historical Societies of Dutchess County

Dutchess County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 708
Poughkeepsie, NY 12602
(845) 462-4168
Genealogical Resources: Family History Center, vital records, local records, maps, compiled genealogies, censuses, military records, Palatine immigration records. Online library guide.
Dutchess County Historical Society
The Clinton House
549 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY
(845) 471-1630
Genealogical Resources: Family Bibles, cemetery records, local and church histories, city directories, more than 125 family histories, genealogy surname files, maps, newspapers, New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Year Books of the Holland Society of New York, Olde Ulster, probate records, school yearbooks.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Caroline Reichenberg[1]
126 East Duncan Hill Road
Dover Plains, NY 12522
Phone: 845-832-6111

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Dover Town Hall, Historian
126 East Duncan Hill Road
Dover Plains, NY 12522

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Dover, Dutchess County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002).; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogy Address Book (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2009), 399-401.

Places[edit | edit source]