Salem, Washington County, New York Genealogy
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Village of Salem Historical Archives
Salem, NY 12865
Bancroft Public Library
181 S. Main
PO Box 515
Salem, NY 12865
The Dr Asa Fitch Historical Society
RD 1 Box 336A
Cambridge, NY 12816
Washington County Historical Society
Genealogical Resources: The Heritage Research Library has historical books, maps, pictures, deeds, manuscripts, and genealogies.
Salem Town Clerk
PO Box 575
214 Main Street
Salem NY 12865
To locate additional published and transcribed records for Salem, Washington 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.
- Marriage book of Wm. Putnam Rallson FHL Collection
William Rallson kept records of marriages for the following towns and years: Keeseville, 1873-1874; Essex, 1874-1875; Waterford, 1879-1880; Jonesville, 1880-1883, 1900-1902; Gloversville, 1883-1886; Mechanicville, 1886-1892; Salem, 1892-1896; Rupert, Vt., 1897; Brandon, Vt., 1898-1899; Vergennes, Vt. 1888-1892; Ferrisburg, Vt. 1888-1892; Schoharie, 1903-1904; Guilderland, 1905-1908; Richmondville, 1908-1912.