Taghkanic, Columbia County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records


Additional Resources:

Town of Taghkanic, New York

Genealogical Resources: A brief History of Taghkanic, New York

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A brief history for Taghkanic, Columbia County, New York by Capt. Franklin Ellis, 1878.


Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

Genealogical Resources: A list of men from the Town of Taghkanic that served in the Civil War. This is based on the 1878 history by Captain Franklin Ellis.


Archives, Libraries and Museums

The town of Taghkanic does not have a library but check out the Mid-Hudson Library System, of which Columbia County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Taghkanic that have public libraries.

Livingston Free Library
90 Old Post Rd
P.O. Box 105
Livingston, NY 12541
Phone: 518-851-2270
Fax: 518-851-2270
E-mail: livlib@netscape.net

Hudson Area Library
400 State Street
Hudson, New York 12534
Phone: 518-828-1792
Fax: 518-822-0567

Genealogical Resources: Historical information of the city, county and state, city directories, High School yearbooks, historical periodicals, photographs. History Room


Columbia County Historical Society
c/o Columbia County Museum & Library
5 Albany Avenue
PO Box 311
Kinderhook, NY 12106
Phone: 518-758-9265
E-mail: cchs@cchsny.org

Town Clerk

Town of Taghkanic, Clerk
483 County Route 15
Elizaville, NY 12523
Phone: 518-851-7638

Town Historian

Nancy A. Griffith, Historian
573 Route 15
Elizaville, New York 12523
Phone: (518) 851-7501

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Taghkanic, Columbia 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