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Resources

Church Records

  • 1843-1873 - Thomas, Milton. Marriages of Columbia County Residents at the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Chatham, Columbia County, New York 1843-1873. Chatham, N.Y., 1923. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • Quaker Records: Chatham Monthly Meeting & Hudson Monthly Meeting Columbia County, New York. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

History

Additional Resources:

USGenNet - Columbia County

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

Military

Civil War

USGenNet - Columbia County

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

Newspapers

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the largest online collection of 400 New York 1795-2007 newspapers. The instructions for this quirky site are needed to get the most out of it.

Old Fulton NY Post Cards has the following Chatham, New York newspaper images:

  • Chatham NY Courier 1867-1967
  • Chatham NY Republican 1886-1898

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Chatham Public Library
11 Woodbridge Ave
Chatham, NY 12037-1399
Phone: 518-392-3666
E-mail: chathampubliclibrary@chatham.k12.ny.us

North Chatham Free Library
4287 Route 203
Box 907
North Chatham, NY 12132-0907
Phone: 518-766-3211
Fax: 518-766-3211
Email: nclibrary@fairpoint.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

Museum

Shaker Museum and Library
88 Shaker Museum Road
Old Chatham, NY 12136
Phone: 518-794-9100
Fax: 518-794-8621 fax
E-mail: contact@shakermuseumandlibrary.org

Genealogical Resources: Collections: printed material, photographs, manuscripts.

Museum


Riders Mills Schoolhouse
c/o Riders Mills Historical Association
P.O. Box 1
Malden Bridge, NY 12115
Phone: 518-794-7146
Location

Genealogical Resources: School Archives includes some attendance and enrollment records, and contracts.

Societies

North Chatham Historical Society
PO Box 243
North Chatham, NY 12132
Phone: (518) 766-3058

Riders Mills Historical Association
Attn: Robert G. Leary, President
P.O. Box 1
Malden Bridge, NY 12115
Phone: 518-794-7146

Red Rock Historical Society
Ginny Nightingale or Nancy Cuddihy
PO Box 50
East Chatham, NY 12060
Phone: 392-2286 or 392-6065

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

Beth Anne Rippel, Clerk
488 State Route 295
Chatham, NY 12037
518-392-3262
Email: townofchatham@fairpoint.net

Town Historian

Claire Wheeler, Historian
PO Box 172
Old Chatham NY 12136
Phone: 518-392-3262
E-mail: mcwheeler@fairpoint.net

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Chatham, New York 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.


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