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Copake, Columbia County, New York Genealogy

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Church RecordsEdit


Archives, Libraries and MuseumsEdit

The town of Copake 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 Copake 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


Roeliff Jansen Historical Society Museum
8 Miles Road
Next to the Copake Falls Post Office
Copake Falls, NY 12517
Phone: 518-329-0652


Roeliff Jansen Historical Society
Janet Doherty
P. O. Box 172
Copake Falls, NY 12517
Phone: (518) 329-2376

Columbia County Historical Society
c/o Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265

Town ClerkEdit

Town of Copake, Clerk
230 Mountain View Road
Copake, New York 12516
Phone: 518-329-1234 ext. 2
Fax: 518-329-4049

Town HistorianEdit

Gloria Lyons, Historian
3285 County Route 7
Hillsdale, New York 12529
Phone: (518) 325-5877

Town RecordsEdit

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Copake, 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 RecordsEdit