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Schoharie County, New York Genealogy

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Schoharie County, New York
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.
Founded 1795
County Seat Schoharie
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]

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]

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 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

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

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.