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Schoharie County, New York Genealogy

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History and Tidbits[edit | edit source]

Shoharie County before 1860 - from French's Gazetteer-State of NY - includes early settlers' names
Towns of Schoharie County - from French's Gazetteer-State of NY - also includes early settlers' names
History of Schoharie County by Jeptha R. Simms - Complete text and graphics
History of Schoharie County by William E. Roscoe - Complete text and graphics
Brief Sketch of the First Settlement of the County of Schoharie by the Germans by John M. Brown - 1823
Genealogical Notes (Young Family) by J. A. Young - 1886
Index to "A History of the Town of Jefferson" by Mildred L. Bailey 1771 - 1976
History of Blenheim Hill by Albert C. Mayham 1905-1907
Schoharie and Mohawk Valley Raids - 1780
Historical Markers - Information about historical markers in Schoharie County

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lost census: 1890

Towns[edit | edit source]

Villages[edit | edit source]

Hamlets[edit | edit source]

Unincorporated Communities[edit | edit source]

County Government Site[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

The Blue-Eyed Indians: The Story of Adam Crysler and His Brothers in the Revolutionary War by Don Chrysler - 1999
Life and Dying Confession of John Van Alstine - 1819

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Index to Schoharie Cemeteries

Census Records[edit | edit source]

State Census Records[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 Records - - - -    Yes - Yes - - -
New York State Library Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ancestry.com - - - - - - Yes Yes - -

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.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Birth Certificates

Deaths[edit | edit source]

1865 Deaths from the Schoharie County Census Mortality Schedules
Deaths - from Lutheran newspapers: The Lutheran Observer and The Southern Lutheran
Deaths and Burials in Schoharie County - from the records of Henry Cady
Death Certificates
Funerals conducted by Alva J Stewart, 1926-1928 - undertaker in Charlotteville
Sharon Register of Deaths (partial list)

Deaths and Marriages in the Delaware Gazette

Marriages[edit | edit source]

1865 Marriage Records from the Schoharie County State Census
Marriages - Beard's Hollow Residents
Marriages - from selected issues of the Gilboa Monitor (1878-1880)
Marriages - from selected issues of the Cobleskill Index
Marriages - from Lutheran newspapers: The Lutheran Observer and The Southern Lutheran
Marriages - from various sources
Marriage Certificates

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Obituaries - from Selected issues of the Gilboa Monitor (1878-1880)]
Obituaries and Death Notices Nov 4
ObitCentral

Vital Statistics[edit | edit source]

Vital Records - Middleburgh (1848)
Vital Records - Summit (1847-1850)
Vital Records Information

Wills[edit | edit source]

Wills

Genealogy Websites [edit | edit source]

Schoharie County New York Genealogy

Historical Societies Websites[edit | edit source]

Schoharie County Historical Society
Old Stone Fort Library
Gilboa Historical Society
Richmondville Historical Society


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