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Hudson, Columbia County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1794-1838 - "Quaker Marriages in Hudson, Columbia County, New York, 1794-1838," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 94, No. 1 (Jan. 1963):26-33. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 94.

Church Histories[edit | edit source]

  • Centennial of Christ Church, Hudson, New York: 1802-1902. Hudson, N.Y.: The Vestry, 1902?. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources:

USGenNet - Columbia County

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

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Hudson (4 pages) that served in the Civil War. This is based on the 1878 history by Captain Franklin Ellis.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the largest online collection of 400 New York 1795-2007 newspapers. The instructions for this quirky site are needed to get the most out of it.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Hudson, Columbia County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Hudson NY Evening Register 1867-1944

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

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

Museum

Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265
E-mail: cchs@cchsny.org

Genealogical Resources: Family surname files, cemetery records, church records, town and community records, newspapers. Research at CCH.

Societies[edit | edit source]

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

City Clerk[edit | edit source]

City of Hudson, Clerk
520 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534-2802
Phone: 518-828-1030
Fax: 518-828-3103
Email: hudson@valstar.net

City Historian[edit | edit source]

Patricia Fenoff, Historian[1]
25 Cross Street
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: 5`18-828-0034

City Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Hudson, 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.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 393. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]