Westport, Essex County, New York Genealogy

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  • 1881–1915 St. Philip Neri's Mission Catholic Church FHL film 1450552 Item 12–13. Microfilm of original records from Westport, N.Y. Text in Latin and English. Includes records from St. Joseph at Essex and St. Elizabeth's Mission at Elizabethtown, N.Y. Baptisms 1904-1915 Marriages 1905-1915: Item 12. Baptisms: Westport 1881-1904; Confirmations 1881-1913: Item 13


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Town Clerk

Sheila Borden
22 Champlain Avenue
PO Box 465
Westport, NY 12993
Phone: 518-962-8360
E-mail: townclerk@westportny.net
Hours: Monday thru Friday,9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Birth, death, and marriage records back to 1882.

Town Historian

Betty White
PO Box 465
22 Champlain Avenue
Westport, NY 12993
Phone: 518-962-8287
E-mail: bwhite@westelcom.com
Hours: hours by appointment. Collection: Miscellaneous town records, some military records, town historian records dating back to 1954.
Restrictions: No records may be removed.

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Westport, Essex 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