Wappinger, Dutchess County, New York Genealogy

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Church Records


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Grinnell Library
2642 East Main Street
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Phone: 845-297-3428

Monday 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


1752 Historic Joseph Horton House
1540 Rt 376
Wappingers Falls,NY 12590


Wappinger Historical Society
P.O. Box 174
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Town Clerk

Chris Masterson, Town Clerk[1]
20 Middlebush Road
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Phone: 845-297-5771
Email: cmasterson@townofwappinger.us

Genealogical Resources: Birth, death and marriage records as far back as 1882. Genealogical information

Town Historian

Janice Hilderbrand, Historian[1]
35 Spring Street
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
Phone: 845-297-7183
Email: janhild@msn.com

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Wappinger, Dutchess 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


  1. 1.0 1.1 Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 401. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.