Canaan, Columbia County, New York Genealogy
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Charlotte L. Cowan
1647 Route 5 South
PO Box 459,
Canaan, NY 12029
Phone: (518) 781-3144 ext 1
Fax: (518) 781-3003
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30 AM -2:30 PM, Thursday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Services: Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates, other licenses, copies of zoning maps and regulations, Freedom of Information requests.
PO Box 123
East Chatham NY 12060
To locate additional published and transcribed records for Canaan, 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.