Athens, Greene County, New York Genealogy

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Athens was formerly known as Loonenburg.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1705-1783 - "Zion Lutheran Church of Loonenburg, Now Athens, Greene County, N.Y.," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1705-1740: Vol. 73, No. 1 (Jan. 1942):64-67; 1740-1783: Vol. 73, No. 2 (Apr. 1942):109-120. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 73. Marriages.
  • 1710-1729 - "Early Death Records Records of Zion Lutheran Church of Loonenburg, Now Athens, Greene County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 86, No. 1 (Jan. 1955):4. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 86.
  • 1725-1800 - "Baptismal Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Loonenburg, Now Athens, Greene County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1725-1734: Vol. 82, No. 1 (Jan. 1951):15-30; 1735-1738: Vol. 82, No. 2 (Apr. 1951):81-88; 1738-1740: Vol. 82, No. 3 (Jul. 1951):161-172; 1740-1744: Vol. 82, No. 4 (Oct. 1951):227-243; 1744-1748: Vol. 83, No. 1 (Jan. 1952):24-39; 1749-1751: Vol. 83, No. 2 (Apr. 1952):109-116; 1751-1756: Vol. 83, No. 3 (Jul. 1952):132-144; 1756-1758: Vol. 83, No. 4 (Oct. 1952):240-245; 1758-1761: Vol. 84, No. 1 (Jan. 1953):16-26; 1761-1773: Vol. 84, No. 2 (Apr. 1953):82-97; 1773-1779: Vol. 84, No. 3 (Jul. 1953):149-159; 1779-1781: Vol. 85, No. 1 (Jan. 1954):13-17; 1781-1790: Vol. 85, No. 2 (Apr. 1954):73-83; 1790-1800: Vol. 85, No. 3 (Jul. 1954):140-152. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 82-85.

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Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Clerk Collector
Linda M. Stacey term expires 12/31/11
Phone: 518-945-1052

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Lynn J. Brunner
10 Chatham Street
Athens, NY 12015
518-945-1712

Town/Village Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Athens, Greene 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.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Baptismal Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Loonenburg, Now Athens, Greene County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 82, No. 1 (Jan. 1951):15. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 82.

Places[edit | edit source]