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Southold, Suffolk County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1748-1831 - Jefferson, Wayland. "Records of the First Church of Southold, Long Island," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Marriages 1748-1756, 1764-1769, Baptisms 1750-1755: Vol. 64, No. 3 (Jul. 1933):217-227; Baptisms 1763-1767, Marriages 1768-1794: Vol. 64, No. 4 (Oct. 1933):330-341; "Baptisms 1767-1787:Vol. 65, No. 1 (Jan. 1934):47-55; Baptisms 1788-1793, Marriages 1797-1805:Vol. 65, No. 2 (Apr. 1934):152-158; Baptisms 1797-1805, Marriages 1805-1809:Vol. 65, No. 3 (Jul. 1934):261-266; Marriages 1809-1820:Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1934):339-344; Baptisms 1807-1831, Marriages 1821-1828:Vol. 66, No. 1 (Jan. 1935):51-57. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 64-66.

History
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Southold was first settled in 1640.[1]

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 Southold, Suffolk County, New York Genealogy newspaper images:

  • Southold NY Long Island Traveler 1872-1895

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Southold Town Clerk
Town Hall
53095 Route 25
P.O. Box 1179
Southold, New York 11971
Phone: 631-765-1800
The Town Clerk maintains birth, marriage and Death records.

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Southold Town Historian
Town Hall
53095 Route 25
P.O. Box 1179
Southold, New York 11971
Phone: 631-765-1981
Email: antonia.booth@town.southold.ny.us
Available Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Please call first for an appointment.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Southold's town records were published in two volumes.[1]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Southold, 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]

  • 1700s - Akerly, Lucy Dubois. "Southold, N.Y., Town Records, Vital Statistics from Libers D. and E., in the Town Clerk's Office," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul. 1907):164-170; Vol. 38 170; Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct. 1907):246-250; Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan. 1908):58-64; Vol. 39, No. 2 (Apr. 1908):129-136. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 38-39. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 38 and Vol. 39 - free.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

Places[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 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.
  2. 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 9 February 2012.