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Schoharie County, New York Genealogy

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Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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

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 - - - - - - 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

Vital Statistics[edit | edit source]

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

Wills[edit | edit source]


Websites[edit | edit source]

Historical Societies Websites[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 491. WorldCat entry. FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.