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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]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

  • Lost census: 1890

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[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

Business Records and Commerce[edit | edit source]

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 Historical Records - - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes - -
New York State Library Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - - - - - - Yes Yes - -

Church Records[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.

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

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

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 Courthouse page.

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

Social Groups Online[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]


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

Births[edit | edit source]

Birth Certificates

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

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

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Other Resources

Voting Registers[edit | edit source]

Places[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.