Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1918 - Directory, First Ave. Methodist Episcopal Church: Amsterdam, N.Y. Amsterdam, N.Y.?: The Church?, 1989. Digital versions at Ancestry ($) and NYGenWeb.

City/Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Amsterdam, Montgomery 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). American Ancestors online edition; 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.


Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  • Amsterdam NY Evening Recorder 1884-1974

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Amsterdam Free Library
28 Church Street
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Phone: 518-842-1080
Contact page
For information on the historical and genealogical collection available through the library see the  Mohawk Valley Library System website.


Societies[edit | edit source]

Clerks[edit | edit source]

City Clerk[edit | edit source]

Amsterdam City Clerk
City Hall 61 Church Street
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Phone: 518-841-4313
Hours: 8 am - 4 pm

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Amsterdam Town Clerk
Town of Amsterdam, New York 12010
Town Hall:
283 Manny's Cors. Road
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Phone: 518-842-7961
Email: lhughes@townofamsterdam.org

Historians[edit | edit source]

City Historian[edit | edit source]

Amsterdam City Historian
Rural Delivery 4, Box 76A-81
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Phone: 518-842-0583

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Amsterdam Town Historian
Francisco Road
Amsterdam, New York 12010
Phone: 518-842-6026

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Places[edit | edit source]