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Revision as of 16:36, 31 October 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png Schoharie County

This page describes sources of genealogical data about Schoharie County, New York Genealogy families, including links to smaller localities at the bottom of this page. New York-related pages show useful statewide sources. United States pages explain the terminology and contents of genealogical records.

Schoharie County, New York
Map
Map of New York highlighting Schoharie County
Location in the state of New York
Map of the U.S. highlighting New York
Location of New York in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1795
County Seat Schoharie
Courthouse
Schoharie County Courthouse.jpg
Photo courtesy Doug Kerr
Address 290 Main Street
Schoharie, NY 12157
Schoharie County Website


Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Schoharie County was created 6 April 1795 from parts of Albany and Otsego counties. [1]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Albany · Delaware · Greene · Montgmery · Otsego · Schenectady[2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business Records and Commerce[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Index to Schoharie Cemeteries

Census[edit | edit source]

For information and tips on using and accessing online census records, see New York Census.

Federal[edit | edit source]
State[edit | edit source]
Source 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Family History Library Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FamilySearch Historical Records - - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes - -
New York State Library Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ancestry.com - - - - - - Yes Yes - -

Church[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Ancestors may have also been involved in municipal, state, or federal court cases. See also New York Court Records and United States Court Records.

Crime and Criminals[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Gacetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men in Schoharie County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county.[3]

- 102nd Regiment, New York Infantry
- 129th Regiment, New York Infantry
- 134th Regiment, New York Infantry

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]
Courthouses[edit | edit source]

The Schoharie County Clerk's office has divorce, court and land records. The Surrogate Court has probate records. For further information about where the records for Schoharie County are held, see the Schoharie County Courthouses page.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]
Societies[edit | edit source]

Schoharie County Historical Society

Old Stone Fort Library

Gilboa Historical Society

Richmondville Historical Society

Capital District Genealogical Society[4]
Empire State Plaza Station
PO Box 2175
Albany, NY 12220-0175

Counties served: Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington.
$3 for non-member queries in their newsletter. Monthly meetings. They staff a genealogy support desk at the Town of Colonie Library.

Social Groups Online[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit source]

Town records in New York may include early births, marriages, deaths, divorces, local histories, selected military records, and town meeting minutes. Vital records from 1880/1882 are kept by town and village clerks, although some (Kent’s and Putnam Valley’s) are available in the County Historian’s Office. For further details, try the links to individual town Wiki pages found in Places. See also:

The County Archives has the following records:

  • 031 Petitions, Licenses, and recognizance to sell liquor (Tavern licenses) 1813-1878
  • 139 Monthly Reports of Hunting and fishing licenses, 1908-1938
  • 165 Certificates of Qualifications as Examiner in Lunacy, 1883-1947

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Birth Certificates

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Deaths and Marriages in the Delaware Gazette

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Other Resources

Voting Registers[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Places[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 491. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handybook, 478.
  3. Frederick Phisterer, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. (Albany, N.Y.: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912). Internet Archive digital copy; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Film 1486494-96; Fiche 6083559-64; Book 974.7 M2p.
  4. Capital District Genealogical Society (Internet site) at http://www.capitaldistrictgenealogicalsociety.org/index.html (accessed 31 October 2011).