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Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1751-1867 - Robbins, William A. "The Records of the Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Membership Lists 1751-1753, Baptisms 1751-1774, Marriages 1752-1769: Vol. 44, No. 3 (Jul. 1913):278-285; Membership Lists 1797-1809, Marriages 1797-1809: Vol. 44, No. 4 (Oct. 1913): 389; Marriages 1810-1812, 1828-1867, Family Births 1790s-early 1800s, Baptisms 1830-1831: Vol. 45, No. 1 (Jan. 1914):8-16. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 44-45. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 44 and Vol. 45.[1]
  • 1772-1826 - Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs. "Marriages and Baptisms Performed by the Rev. Joshua Hartt, of Smithtown, Long Island, With a Sketch of His Life," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Marriages 1774-1803: Vol. 42, No. 2 (Apr. 1911):128-143; Marriages 1804-1826, Baptisms 1772-1822: Vol. 42, No. 3 (Jul. 1911):277-293. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 42. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 42 - free.[1]

History
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Smithtown was first settled in 1663.[2]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Smithtown Town Clerk
Town Hall
99 West Main Street
P.O. Box 646
Smithtown, NY 11787-0646
Phone: 631-360-7620
Email: townclerk@tosgov.com
The Town Clerk maintains birth, marriage and Death records.

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Smithtown Town Historian
Bradley Harris
Town Hall
99 West Main Street
P.O. Box 646
Smithtown, NY 11787-0646

Town Records[edit | edit source]

A volume of Smithtown town records was published in 1898.[2]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Smithtown, Suffolk 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 WeRelate contributors, "Source:New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society)," in WeRelate, http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Record_%28New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Society%29, accessed 8 February 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Orville B. Ackerly, "Long Island Town Records," New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan. 1917):75-76. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 48.

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