Ghent, Columbia County, New York Genealogy
Resources[edit | edit source]
Church Records[edit | edit source]
History[edit | edit source]
Genealogical Resources: A brief history for Ghent, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.
Military[edit | edit source]
Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Ghent 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]
The town of Ghent does not have a library but check out the Mid-Hudson Library System, of which Columbia County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Ghent that have public libraries.
Hudson Area Library
Genealogical Resources: Historical information of the city, county and state, city directories, High School yearbooks, historical periodicals, photographs. History Room
Societies[edit | edit source]
Columbia County Historical Society
c/o Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Town Clerk[edit | edit source]
Town of Ghent, Clerk
PO Box 98
Ghent, New York 12075
Phone: (518) 392-4644
Fax; (518) 392-9030
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 2:00; Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Town Historian[edit | edit source]
Town Records[edit | edit source]
To locate additional published and transcribed records for Ghent, 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). Archive.org; 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]
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