Ancram, Columbia County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records


Additional Resources:

Town of Ancram, NY

Genealogical Resources: Historical Overview

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A brief history for Ancram, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.


Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Ancram that served in the Civil War. This is based on the 1878 history by Captain Franklin Ellis.


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Ancram does not have a library but check out the Mid-Hudson Library System, of which Columbia County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Ancram that have public libraries.

Hudson Area Library
400 State Street
Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-828-1792
Fax: 518-822-0567

Genealogical Resources: Historical information of the city, county and state, city directories, High School yearbooks, historical periodicals, photographs. History Room


Columbia County Museum and Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265

Genealogical Resources: Family surname files, cemetery records, church records, town and community records, newspapers. Research at CCH.


Ancram Historical Society
PO Box 125
Ancram, NY 12502

Town Clerk

Town of Ancram, Clerk
1416 County Route 7
Ancram NY 12502
Phone: (518) 329-6512 ex. 1
Fax: 518-329-0962

Town Historian

Clara Van Tassel, Historian
1416 County Route 7
Ancram, NY 12502
Phone (518)329-6512 ext. 6

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Ancram, Columbia 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