Goshen, Orange County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Orange County
Town of Goshen


Church Records

  • Barber, Gertrude A. St. James Protestant Episcopal Church Records: Goshen, Orange County, New York. 1990. Digital version at Ancestry ($). Marriages, membership lists, families, funerals.


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Goshen Public Library and Historical Society
203 Main Street
Goshen, New York 10924
Phone: 845-294-6606

Resources include an online obituary finder, a request form for local history information and other library funded online resources including HeritageQuest, Ancestry Plus, Fold3, newspapers and much more.

Town Clerk

Goshen Town Clerk
41 Webster Street -1st Floor
Goshen, New York 10924
Mail: P.O. Box 217
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Resources include vital records for certificates of birth, death and marriage issued by the Town Clerk beginning in 1881.

Town Historian

Goshen Town Historian
41 Webster Avenue
Box 217
Goshen, New York 10924
Phone: 845-351-4696
Email: orangechs@optonline.net

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Goshen, Orange 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