Northumberland, Saratoga County, New York Genealogy

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United States
New York
Saratoga County
Town of Northumberland
Northumberland, New York
Map of Saratoga County, New York highlighting Northumberland
Location in Saratoga County, New York
Map of New York highlighting Saratoga County, New York
Saratoga County, New York's location in the state of New York
Founded 1798
Address 17 Catherine St., P.O. Box 128, Gansevoort, NY 12831



Church History and Records

  • 1885-1886 - Luebking, Sandra Hargreaves. "The Church Notebook of Rev. J.W. Bailey, Pastor, (Reformed Church)" The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 115, No. 4 (Oct. 1984):235-236; Vol. 116, No. 1 (Jan. 1985):12-16. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 115. Includes marriages, burials, membership lists, and reports for Bacon Hill and Gansevoort.


Additional Resources:

Saratoga County, New York History

Genealogical Resources: History of Northumberland, NY


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Northumberland does not have a library but check out the Southern Adirondack Library System, of which Saratoga County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Northumberland that have public libraries.


Saratoga County Historical Society
6 Charlton Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Phone: (518) 885-4000
Fax: (518) 885-4055

Genealogical Resources:

Central New York Genealogical Society[1]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Town Clerk

Northumberland Town Clerk
Denise Murphy
PO Box 128
17 Catherine Street
Gansevoort, NY 12831
Phone: 518-792-9179 Email:
The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the town.

Town Historian

Northumberland Town Historian
Georgia E. Ball
9 Catherine Street
Gansevoort, NY 12831

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Northumberland, Saratoga 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


  1. Central New York Genealogical Society at (accessed 1 November 2011).