Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York Genealogy

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Resources

Church Records

  • 1751-1867 - Robbins, William A. "The Records of the Presbyterian Church of Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Membership Lists 1751-1753, Baptisms 1751-1774, Marriages 1752-1769: Vol. 44, No. 3 (Jul. 1913):278-285; Membership Lists 1797-1809, Marriages 1797-1809: Vol. 44, No. 4 (Oct. 1913): 389; Marriages 1810-1812, 1828-1867, Family Births 1790s-early 1800s, Baptisms 1830-1831: Vol. 45, No. 1 (Jan. 1914):8-16. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 44-45. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 44 and Vol. 45.[1]
  • 1772-1826 - Baldwin, Evelyn Briggs. "Marriages and Baptisms Performed by the Rev. Joshua Hartt, of Smithtown, Long Island, With a Sketch of His Life," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Marriages 1774-1803: Vol. 42, No. 2 (Apr. 1911):128-143; Marriages 1804-1826, Baptisms 1772-1822: Vol. 42, No. 3 (Jul. 1911):277-293. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 42. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 42 - free.[1]

History

Smithtown was first settled in 1663.[2]

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Societies

Town Clerk

Smithtown Town Clerk
Town Hall
99 West Main Street
P.O. Box 646
Smithtown, NY 11787-0646
Phone: 631-360-7620
Email: townclerk@tosgov.com
The Town Clerk maintains birth, marriage and Death records.

Town Historian

Smithtown Town Historian
Bradley Harris
Town Hall
99 West Main Street
P.O. Box 646
Smithtown, NY 11787-0646

Town Records

A volume of Smithtown town records was published in 1898.[2]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). American Ancestors online edition; At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.7 D27r. Alphabetical list including date founded, if a town history exists, church and cemetery sources, and if a Civil War register (TCR) exists. The codes used under Church and Cemetery are defined in the link above the listing of towns, cities and villages.


Vital Records

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 WeRelate contributors, "Source:New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society)," in WeRelate, http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Record_%28New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Society%29, accessed 8 February 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Orville B. Ackerly, "Long Island Town Records," New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan. 1917):75-76. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 48.

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