Copake, Columbia County, New York Genealogy
Genealogical Resources: A brief history for Copake, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.
Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Copake that served in the Civil War. This is based on the 1878 history by Captain Franklin Ellis.
Archives, Libraries and Museums
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
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
Columbia County Historical Society
c/o Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Town of Copake, Clerk
230 Mountain View Road
Copake, New York 12516
Phone: 518-329-1234 ext. 2
Gloria Lyons, Historian
3285 County Route 7
Hillsdale, New York 12529
Phone: (518) 325-5877
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.