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Germantown, Columbia County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources:

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A brief history for Germantown, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Germantown that served in the Civil War. This is based on the 1878 history by Captain Franklin Ellis.

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Germantown Library
31 Palatine Park Road
Germantown, NY 12526<Br.Phone: 518-537-5800
Fax: 518-537-5928
E-mail: germantownlibrary@valstar.net

Hudson Area Library
400 State Street
Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-828-1792
Fax: 518-822-0567

Genealogical Resources: Historical information of the city, county and state, city directories, High School yearbooks, historical periodicals, photographs. History Room

Societies[edit | edit source]

Germantown History Department
Town of Germantown
50 Palatine Park Road
Germantown, New York 12526
Phone: (518) 537-3600
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Columbia County Historical Society
c/o Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265
E-mail: cchs@cchsny.org

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Town of Germantown, Clerk
50 Palatine Park Road
Germantown, New York 12526
Phone: (518) 537-6687

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Marguerite Riter, Historian
50 Palatine Park Road
Germantown, New York 12526
Phone: (518) 537-3600

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Germantown, Columbia 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.


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