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Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]


Pleasant Valley Free Library
1584 Main St
PO Box 633
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Phone: 845-635-8460
Fax: 845-635-9556

Monday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed


Mill Site Museum & Memorial Park
Main Street
Pleasant Valley NY, 12569

Hours of Operation
When the "OPEN" flag is displayed outside of the front door
Or call for an appointment 845-635-1148 (leave a message.)

Societies[edit | edit source]

Pleasant Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 766
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Phone: 845-635-2493
Facebook page

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Margaret hart, Town Clerk[1]
Town Hall, 1554 Main Street
Pleasant Valley, NY 12560
Phone: 845-635-3274

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Olive Doty, Historian[1]
Mill Building
Rounte 44
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Phone: (845) 635-1148

Genealogical Resources: Town records were burned in 1914. Some records of the Presbyterian Church from 1765, the St. Paul's Episcopal Church from 1847-1956, and town clerk's records 1824-1855 and 1896-1929.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Pleasant Valley, Dutchess 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. 1.0 1.1 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), 400. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]