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There are several sources for Dutchess county cemetery transcriptions.

Cemetery records often reveal birth, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories
Findagrave.com* Family History Library* Findagrave.com*
Interment.net* WorldCat* Tombstone Transcription Project*
Cemetery Site*   NYGenWeb Cemeteries*
New York Gravestones*   epodunk*
NYGenWeb Cemeteries*   Billion Graves*
Billion Graves*   Names in Stone*
Names in Stone*    
Linkpendium*    
Ancestry*    
   *See the New York Cemeteries page for details about each site.

Transcriptions by various organizations:

  • AHGP (American History and Genealogy Project) Cemetery Transcription and Photo Project
  • AHLN (American History Local Network)
  • US GenWeb for Dutchess county

Private projects:

  • Ginny's History, Genealogy, Historical Preservation & Poughkeepsie Hometown Page
  • or the First Reformed Church of Fishkill Cemetery Project

Large semi-commercial sites:

  • Interment.net
  • Findagrave.com

Book or manuscript transcriptions:

  • WorldCat.org
  • DAR Library
  • Family History Library
  • Dutchess County Historical Society
  • The Internet Archive

Contents

Transcriptions by various organizations

AHGP (American History and Genealogy Project) Cemetery Transcription and Photo Project

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/cemetery/newyork/dutchess.htm

AHLN (American History Local Network)

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/dutchess/data/cems/

US GenWeb Listing of Dutchess county Cemeteries

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nydutche/cems/index.htm

Private projects

First Reformed Church of Fishkill Cemetery Project

http://fishkillreformed.org/Cemetary/Start.htm
First Reformed Church of Fishkill

Ginny's History, Genealogy, Historical Preservation and Poughkeepsie Hometown Page

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/cemeteries.html

  • Christian Alliance, T/Clinton
  • Friends, T/Clinton
  • Amenia Island
  • Immaculate Conception, Amenia
  • St. James, T/Hyde Park

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/morecemeteries.html

  • Calvary, T/Poughkeepsie
  • LaGrange Rural
  • St. Lukes, Beacon
  • United Church of Christ, Stanfordville
  • Friends, Upton Lake
  • St. Peters, T/Poughkeepsie

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/stillmorecemeteries.html

  • Union, East Park,Hyde Park;
  • Fairview, Beacon;
  • New Hackensack,Wappinger;
  • St. Joachims (Old), Beacon;
  • Wappingers Rural

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/dutchesscems4.html

  • German Church, Wurtemburgh, Rhinebeck
  • St. Denis, Sylvan Lake
  • Verbank Cemetery, T/Union Vale

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/dutchesscems5.html

  • Valley View, Dover Plains
  • St. Charles, Dover Plains
  • Hopewell Reformed Church,T/E. Fishkill
  • Beekman Cemetery, Poughquag

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/prc.html

  • Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery

http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/frc.html

  • Fishkill Rural Cemetery

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/town/pleasantvalley/pvcems.htm

  • Pleasant Valley Cemeteries


http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/saveacemetery.html

  • Dutchess county Poor House / Infirmary/ Brier Hill Cemetery


http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Acres/2843/revsoldiersreposefishkill.html

  • Revolutionary War Soldiers' Remains Repose in Fishkill



Large semi-commercial sites

Interment.net

http://interment.net

  • Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Saint John Cemetery (Upper Red Hook)
  • Saint John the Evangelist Cemetery
  • Saint Peter Cemetery

Findagrave.com

http://findagrave.com


Book or manuscript transcriptions

Books available for sale through www.kinshipny.com

Rhinebeck Association Cemetery by Arthur C.M. Kelly
Description: Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY 1900s
Gravestone inscriptions from Rhinebeck Association Cemetery arranged by section and row. The cemetery now includes two parts, on the north and south of Mill Road in Rhinebeck with full name index. KS-290 ISBN: 1560123230 Page Count: 202Y New York published by Kinship

Rhinebeck New York Death Records of the Eighteenth & Nineteenth Centuries by Arthur C.M. Kelly
Description: Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY
Gravestone inscriptions taken directly from Rhinebeck Cemeteries are supplemented by Cemetery records and deaths recorded in Rhinebeck churchbooks. A key is used to indicate if the inscription was found only by Dr. Poucher, only by Mr.Kelly or by both. Arranged alphabetically and indexed by Surname. KS-119 ISBN: 1560121238 Page Count: 190 published by Kinship

Rhinebeck Town Cemeteries by Arthur C.M> Kelly published by Kinship www.kinshipny.com

Description: Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, NY 1900s
Full name index with Gravestone inscriptions from stone, monument or markers arranged by sections and rows. All known cemeteries in the Town of Rhinebeck which include 20th century burials are included except for the large Association cemetery which has been published in a separate book. KS-291 ISBN: 1560123249 Page Count: 83 published by Kinship

Milan Town Cemeteries by Arthur C.M. Kelly
Description: through 20th Century Milan, Dutchess County, NY
Full name index with Gravestone inscriptions from stone, monument or markers of Milan cemeteries arranged by sections and rows. All known cemeteries in the Town of Milan including 18th, 19th & 20th century burials were copied including the Teats Ground cemetery, the Quaker Ground cemetery and some small scattered cemeteries. KS-292 ISBN: 1560123257 Page Count: 51 published by Kinship

St. Paul's (Zion's) Lutheran Cemetery by Arthur C.M. Kelly
Description: Red Hook, Dutchess County, NY Through 20th Century
Full name index with Gravestone inscriptions from stone, monument or markers of Red Hook Lutheran cemetery arranged by sections and rows including 18th, 19th & 20th century burials were copied. This is the largest burial ground in the town of Red Hook. KS-293 ISBN: 1560123265 Page Count: 164 published by Kinship

Books held by libraries through WorldCat.org

Listed through http://worldcat.org. WorldCat lists the closest library to hold the book. Some of these seem like duplicates and are not held by any library.

Dutchess County, New York cemeteries
Author: William Applebie Eardeley
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y., 1916-1917.

  • ebook version through heritagequestonline.com

Dutchess County, New York, cemeteries. 1733-1907.
Author: William Applebie Eardeley
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y., 1916-1917.

Dutchess County, New York, cemetery inscriptions (with a "Poucher" comparison) for the towns of East Fishkill, Fishkill, Wappinger
Author: Arthur C M Kelly; William Applebie Eardeley; J Wilson Poucher
Publisher: Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Kinship, 2007.

Vital records of Fishkill Landing Methodist Church, Beacon, Dutchess County, N.Y., 1860-1962 : baptisms -- 1860-1951, marriages -- 1860-1953, cemetery lot owners -- 1879
Author: Arthur C M Kelly; Fishkill Landing Methodist Church (Beacon, N.Y.)
Publisher: Rhinebeck, N.Y. : Kinship, 2006.
Fishkill Landing Methodist Church: Baptisms, 1860-1951 --
Marriages, 1860-1953 --
Cemetery lot owners - 1879.

Old gravestones of Dutchess County, New York : nineteen thousand inscriptions
Author: J Wilson Poucher; Helen Wilkinson Reynolds
Publisher: Merrick, N.Y. : Richwood Pub. Co., [1976]
Series: Collections of the Dutchess County Historical Society, v. 2.

Cemetery inscriptions from Dutchess County, New York
Author: Josephine C Frost
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.], 1914

Cemetery inscriptions from Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York
Author: Josephine C Frost
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.,] 1911.

Inscriptions from orthodox Quaker burial ground at Quaker Hill, N.Y.
Author: Frost Josephine C.
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.], 1910.

Inscriptions from cemetery on Quaker Hill, N.Y.
Author: Frost Josephine C.
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.], 1910.

Inscriptions from a private cemetery on the road from Quaker Hill, N.Y. to Gaylordsville, CT
Author: Frost Josephine C.
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.], 1910.

Cemetery inscriptions from Quaker Burying Ground at Haviland Hollow, New York
Author: Josephine C Frost
Publisher: 1936

Dutchess County, New York, cemetery inscriptions v.1
Author: Daniel T Ronk; H M Stock
Publisher: [New York?] : Daniel T. Ronk, 1927.

Inscriptions from the Quaker burial ground, Gardiner's Hollow, one and a half miles southeast of Poughquag, Dutchess Co., N.Y.
Author: Evelyn Briggs Baldwin
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.], 1904.

Complete inscriptions from the Quaker meeting house burying ground, Quaker City (Oswego Village), Dutchess County, New York
Author: Evelyn Briggs Baldwin
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.,] 1904.

Complete inscriptions from the Vincent Family Burying Ground about two miles east of Verbank, Dutchess County, New York
Author: Evelyn Briggs Baldwin
Publisher: [Brooklyn, NY : Long Island Historical Society], 1904.

Dutchess County (N.Y.) cemetery inscriptions
Author: Evelyn Briggs Baldwin
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., n.d.]

  • Baptist Burial Ground, Garden Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.--Quaker Burial Ground, "Quaker Lane", Poughkeepsie, N.Y.--Quaker Burial Ground, Fishkill Plains, Dutchess Co., N. Y.--Old Baptist Churchyard, Fishkill Plains, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Quaker Burial Ground, Gardner's Hollow, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Cornell Place Burial Ground, Poughquag, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Cemetery, Main Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.--Small Burying Grounds near Canby, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Hall family Bible records--Private Burial Ground, Poughquag, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Graveyard in Potter's Corner, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Vincent family Burying Ground, near Verbank.--Quaker Meeting House Burying Ground, Quaker City.--Quaker Burial Ground, Chestnut Ridge, Dutchess Co., N.Y.

Index to Dutchess County (N.Y.) cemetery inscriptions copied by Evelyn Briggs Baldwin.
Author: Evelyn Briggs Baldwin; Beverly Kane
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n.,] 2000

  • Index to the records originally transcribed by Evelyn Briggs Baldwin. Included in the index are persons buried in the following cemeteries : Baptist Burial Ground, Garden Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.--Quaker Burial Ground, "Quaker Lane", Poughkeepsie, N.Y.--Quaker Burial Ground, Fishkill Plains, Dutchess Co., N. Y.--Old Baptist Churchyard, Fishkill Plains, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Quaker Burial Ground, Gardner's Hollow, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Cornell Place Burial Ground, Poughquag, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Cemetery, Main Street, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.--Small Burying Grounds near Canby, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Hall family Bible records--Private Burial Ground, Poughquag, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Graveyard in Potter's Corner, Dutchess Co., N.Y.--Vincent family Burying Ground, near Verbank.--Quaker Meeting House Burying Ground, Quaker City.--Quaker Burial Ground, Chestnut Ridge, Dutchess Co., N.Y.

Gravestone inscriptions of the Red Church Cemetery at Madalin, Dutchess county, N.Y.
Author: Minnie Cohen
Publisher: [S.l.] : M. Cowen, 1941.

Inscriptions from the Presbyterian Churchyard at Hughsonville, Dutchess County, New York
Author: Emma Toedteberg
Publisher: [Brooklyn, NY : Long Island Historical Society], 1907.

[Excerpts from various Dutchess County churches and notes on Dutchess County families]
by Alvah Frost;

  • Notes from E. M. Smith's History of Rhinebeck --some tombstone inscriptions from Pleasant Plains cemeteries, Shultzville Cemetery --
    Dr. J.W. Poucher's tombstone inscriptions --

Church and cemetery record collection, 1921-1981.
Author: Newburgh Free Library.
Edition/Format: Archival material : English
Summary:

  • Transcriptions and compilations of birth, marriage, and death records from local churches, cemeteries, and newspapers in Orange, Ulster, Dutchess, Sullivan, and Westchester Counties, 1738-1899. Also, typescript copy of the session book of the Reformed Dutch Church of Berea, N.Y., containing minutes and records of memberships, marriages, and baptisms, 1824-1899.


Local history vertical file, 1860-1979.
Author: Howland Public Library (Beacon, N.Y.)

  • Pamphlets, reports, articles, clippings, brochures, programs, newsletters, speeches, handbooks, bibliographies, typescript articles, and maps pertaining to Beacon, Bannerman's Island, Dutchess County, Fishkill Landing, the Hudson Valley, and Matteawan. Subjects include agriculture, architecture, government and politics, banks, biography, Boy Scouts, Howland Library, artists and authors, historic places, railroads, steam navigation on the Hudson River, tourism, and the Revolutionary War. Items of note include ferryboat time schedule, 1860; scrapbook of clippings on the art of Alice Judson; assessment roll for the City of Beacon, 1921-1922; cemetery records from the old town burying ground in Newburgh; reprints of bird's eye views of Matteawan and Fishkill-on-the-Hudson, 1886; and enrollment of persons liable to military duty in Company N, 21st Regiment, New York State Militia.

Local history collection, 1876-1986.
Author: C C Wallace; Floyd Fisher; Reed Memorial Library (Carmel, N.Y.)

  • Pamphlets, booklets, clippings, research papers, genealogies, reports, brochures, maps, and a few photographs pertaining to the history of Carmel, the Town of Kent, and Putnam County. Subjects include Sybil Ludington and Revolutionary War history, local churches, the Putnam Railroad, the Civil War, the Drew Seminary for Young Women, environmental studies, and business and industry. Family names include Ryder, May-Fuller, Griffith, Hamilton, and Baldwin. Items of note include a photocopy of an historical sermon by Rev. C.C. Wallace, Mahopac Falls, 1878; newsletters of the Putnam County Historian, 1960-1962; report of the Public Health Nursing Service, Putnam County, 1960; and transcripts of cemetery records for the early settlers in southern Dutchess and Putnam Counties compiled by Rev. Floyd Fisher, 1972. Also, a calendar from the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, 1876.


Genealogy collection, 1842-1987.
Author: Helen Wilkinson Reynolds; Adriance Memorial Library (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.)
Edition/Format: Archival material : English
Summary:

  • Collection primarily concerns families in Dutchess County, with some items pertaining to neighboring counties as well as the Northeast in general. Typescript and printed family histories, genealogies, diaries, biographies, and eulogies; transcripts and some photocopies of church records of baptisms, marriages, and burials and of cemetery records for Dutchess, Ulster, and Columbia Counties; abstracts of marriage and death information from Poughkeepsie newspapers for 1778 to 1871 compiled by Helen W. Reynolds; and a file of articles, genealogical notes, research correspondence, clippings, transcripts of wills and diaries, and some original family documents.
  • Cemetery and family records of Rev. Roger Williams --
  • Hall Cemetery records, Lee, N.Y. --
  • Watts-Slocum Cemetery, Pawling, N.Y. --
  • Census records, Baiting Hollow, Suffolk County.

The earliest recorded baptisms at the Old Red Meeting House, Amenia, Dutchess County, New York.
Publisher: 1904-1905.
Typescript.

  • With: Red Church burying grounds, Amenia, N.Y.

Thirteen Dutchess county owned veteran's plots and their locations.

Publisher: 1987.

  • 13 county owned veteran's plots, 13 Dutchess county owned veteran's plots and their locations


DAR Library Holdings

http://library.dar.org/

DAR Library Historical records of Enoch Crosby Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Putnam, Dutchess, and Westchester counties, New York
Author: Helen G Daniels; Christine Gentry; Daughters of the American Revolution. Enoch Crosby Chaper (Pawling, N.Y.)
Publisher: Long Beach, Calif. C. Gentry ; 1991.

DAR Library New York State DAR Genealogical Records Committee report. Series 2, v. 625, cemetery and census records.
Author: Daughters of the American Revolution. New York State.
Publisher: [New York State : New York State DAR, 1991]

DAR Library Connecticut DAR GRC report ; s1 v140 DAR Library
Author: Connecticut DAR, G.R.C.
Imprint: 1959.
Physical Description: 74 leaves ; 29 cm.
Description of a certain burying ground, Dutchess Co., New York -- (p55) Appointment of Custodian of burying ground, Dutchess Co., New York
East Fishkill, New York - Church records - Baptist

DAR Library Title: A grave matter / by Laura Roosa
Author: Roosa, Laura.
Imprint: Fishkill-on-Hudson, N.Y. : The Compiler, 1906.
Physical Description: 62 p., [4] leaves : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
Note: Index
Accession number: A#69271

DAR Library Tombstone inscriptions from the churchyard of the First Reformed Dutch Church of Fishkill Village, Dutchess Co., N.Y / compiled. by E. W. Van Voorhis
Author: Van Voorhis, E. W.
Imprint: NY, NY : G.P.Putnam's, 1900.
Physical Description: viii, 229 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note: POOR CONDITION inquire at desk.
Accession number: A#14259

DAR Library First Reformed Prostestant Dutch Church Cemetery of Fishkill town, Dutchess County, New York / William Wolf
Author: Wolf, William.
Imprint: Red Oaks Mill, NY : The Compiler, 2000
Physical Description: ca. 350 leaves : ill., maps ; 29 cm.

DAR Library Title: They all rest together : burial sites of early settlers, southern Dutchess and Putnam Counties / by Floyd Fisher
Author: Fisher, Floyd.
Imprint: [S.l.] : The Compiler, c1972
Physical Description: 134 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

DAR Library Title: Old gravestones of Putnam County, New York, together with information from ten adjacent Dutchess County burying grounds / collected, compiled and edited by Barbara Smith Buys
Author: Buys, Barbara Smith.
Imprint: Baltimore : Gateway Press, 1975
Physical Description: xviii, 369 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Note: Index ; every name index bound separately.
Donation note: Index from the New York State Society
Accession number: A#64734


Family History Library Collection

Go to http://familysearch.org and select Library Catalog.

Under the catalog, put Dutchess county in the Place-names.

This creates a list for sources for Dutchess county. Unfortunately, this edition of the catalog does not offer a "View Related Places" button like the previous catalog did. You can view the previous catalog at http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FamilySearch Catalog/frameset_fhlc.asp .


Dutchess County Historical Society Collections

http://www.dutchesscountyhistoricalsociety.org/collections.html


The Internet Archive

http://www.archive.org

This collection is extremely hard to search but it does have early Dutchess records. Using the word 'epitaph' in your search may help. The books are in an online format.

  • Tombstone inscriptions from the churchyard of the First Reformed Dutch Church of Fishkill Village, Dutchess Co., N.Y - Van Voorhis, E.W.
    Keywords: Epitaphs; Dutch -- United States; Fishkill, N.Y


Dutchess county cemeteries located in GNIS (Geographic Names Information System)

http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/


Feature Name		County		Latitude Longitude	Ele(ft)	Map
Amenia Island Cemetery	Dutchess	415105N	0733304W	568	Amenia
Beekman Cemetery	Dutchess	413648N	0734048W	515	Poughquag
Beth-El Cemetery	Dutchess	414328N	0735045W	269	Pleasant Valley
Bethel Baptist Cemetery	Dutchess	413147N	0734725W	440	Hopewell Junction
Bryan Cemetery		Dutchess	415555N	0733540W	709	Millerton
Calvary Cemetery	Dutchess	414125N	0735336W	171	Poughkeepsie
Clove Cemetery		Dutchess	413944N	0734037W	479	Verbank
Crum Elbow Cemetery	Dutchess	414817N	0735158W	308	Salt Point
Evergreen Cemetery	Dutchess	415905N	0733919W	466	Pine Plains
Fairview Cemetery	Dutchess	413037N	0735632W	341	Wappingers Falls
Fishkill Cemetery	Dutchess	413224N	0735425W	226	Wappingers Falls
Flagler Cemetery	Dutchess	413517N	0734152W	528	Poughquag
Haight Cemetery		Dutchess	414537N	0733923W	1043	Millbrook
Irondale Cemetery	Dutchess	415709N	0733058W	718	Millerton
LaGrange Cemetery	Dutchess	414129N	0735146W	180	Pleasant Valley
Mead Cemetery		Dutchess	413123N	0734422W	781	Poughquag
Middlebush Cemetery	Dutchess	413514N	0735433W	167	Wappingers Falls
Milan Cemetery		Dutchess	415558N	0734729W	413	Rock City
Nine Partners Cemetery	Dutchess	414635N	0734118W	669	Millbrook
Old Rhinebeck Cemetery	Dutchess	415729N	0735333W	177	Kingston East
Peters Cemetery		Dutchess	414318N	0735351W	187	Poughkeepsie
Poughkeepsie Rural Cem	Dutchess	414052N	0735600W	85	Poughkeepsie
Rhinebeck Cemetery	Dutchess	415513N	0735445W	200	Kingston East
Rombout Rural Cemetery	Dutchess	413240N	0735219W	230	Hopewell Junction
Saint Denis Cemetery	Dutchess	413551N	0734448W	423	Poughquag
Saint Joachims Cemetery	Dutchess	413030N	0735642W	223	Wappingers Falls
Saint Joachims Cemetery	Dutchess	413003N	0735714W	217	Wappingers Falls
Saint John's Cemetery	Dutchess	413405N	0733544W	479	Pawling
Saint Josephs Cemetery	Dutchess	414010N	0735521W	180	Poughkeepsie
Saint Lukes Cemetery	Dutchess	412952N	0735750W	125	West Point
Saint Marys Cemetery	Dutchess	415220N	0734143W	387	Millbrook
Saint Paul's Lutheran C	Dutchess	415928N	0735239W	220	Kingston East
Saint Peters Cemetery	Dutchess	414317N	0735354W	187	Poughkeepsie
Saint Peters Lutheran C Dutchess	415744N	0735315W	184	Kingston East
Shookville Cemetery	Dutchess	415929N	0734834W	453	Rock City
South Amenia Cemetery	Dutchess	414828N	0733125W	482	Amenia
Stanford Cemetery	Dutchess	415149N	0734252W	381	Millbrook
Stoutenberg Cemetery	Dutchess	414736N	0735618W	171	Hyde Park
Teats Cemetery		Dutchess	415927N	0734729W	617	Rock City
The Square Cemetery	Dutchess	415421N	0733653W	705	Millerton
Union Cemetery		Dutchess	414708N	0735441W	233	Hyde Park
Upton Lake Cemetery	Dutchess	415024N	0734542W	308	Salt Point
Valley View Cemetery	Dutchess	414358N	0733441W	397	Dover Plains
Van Dyne Cemetery	Dutchess	413710N	0734928W	279	Hopewell Junction
Van Wyck Cemetery	Dutchess	413448N	0734833W	262	Hopewell Junction
Viewmont Cemetery	Dutchess	420553N	0735229W	220	Clermont
Watts Cemetery		Dutchess	413315N	0733535W	535	Pawling


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