Albany New York Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:

Address:

  • 411 Loudon Rd Loudonville NY 12211 United States
  • This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • Family History Center entrance is located at the left side door near the back of the church building.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-518-463-2566

Email:

  • NY_Albany@familyhistorymail.org

Facebook page:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Thanksgiving - Closed November 21-22; Christmas/New Years - Closed December 21, 2018-January 2, 2019.


Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Stake Family Discovery Day[edit | edit source]

  • Location: 411 Loudon Road LOUDONVILLE NEW YORK United States

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • The Albany NY Family History Center has copies of the Rensselaer County rural cemetery records on microfilm.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Free Access to Premium Online Databases[edit | edit source]

  • Ancestry.com library edition
  • Fold3.com
  • Newspaper Archives
  • Find My Past (access to limited records)
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Historical Map Works Library Edition
  • LegacyStories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

 Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

Readers are available for patrons to view the films and fiche ordered through the FamilySearch Catalog. This center has a digital imaging system to save or print copies of images from microfilm.


Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-5161


Cultural Education Center
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230
(518) 474-8955


95 Tivoli Street
Albany, NY 12207
(518) 436-3663
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm


Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.


Albany County, New York wiki 

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