Livingston, Columbia County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records


Additional Resources:

USGenNet - Columbia County

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


Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

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


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Livingston Free Library
90 Old Post Rd
P.O. Box 105
Livingston, NY 12541
Phone: 518-851-2270
Fax: 518-851-2270

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

The Livingston History Barn
(Behind Town Hall)
119 County Route 19
Livingston, NY 12541
Phone: (518) 851-7637


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

Town Clerk

Town of Livingston, Clerk
119 County Route 19
PO Box 65
Livingston, NY 12541
Phone: 518-851-9441 ext 310
Fax: 518-851-2466

Town Historian

Joe Gatti, Historian
167 County Route 19
Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-851-7206

Geoff Benton, Deputy Historian

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Livingston, 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