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Colonie, New York
Map
Map of Albany County highlighting Colonie
Location in Albany County
Map of New York highlighting Albany County
Albany County's location in the state of New York
Facts
Founded 1895
Website: www.colonie.com/

Contents

Historical Facts

Town seat: Newtonville

Colonie Town Hall
534 Loudon Road
Newtonville, New York 12128

(518) 783-2700

Email: colonie@colonie.org

Villages: Colonie, Menands

Communities: Boght Corners, Crescent Station, Dunsbach Ferry, Karner, Latham, Lisha Kill, Loudonville, Maywood, Mohawk View, Newtonville, Roessleville, Shakers, Stanford Heights, Verdoy.

Resources

Cemeteries

Lisha's Kill Reformed Church Cemetery

Located at Rte 5 Eastbound lane, near 2090 Central Ave, Schenectady.

Our Lady of Angels (Catholic) Cemetery

Cemetery Office located at St. Agnes Cemetery, Menands, (518) 463-0134.

St Agnes (Catholic) Cemetery

Located at 48 Cemetery Ave, Menands, NY

Records for 1868-1882 have been transcribed by the Troy Irish Genealogical Society. The Diocesan Cemetery Office for Albany County is at St Agnes Cemetery, Menands. Phone (518) 463-0134.

St John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery

Located at 303 Sand Creek Road, Colonie, NY. Contact the cemetery office at (518) 459-8044

St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cemetery

Located next to Guptills Arena Rt 9 Latham. Contact St Nicholas Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church,67 Saratoga St, Cohoes, NY 12047. Phone 518-237-5335.

Church Records

Dutch Reformed

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department. Boght, Becker Dutch Reformed Church, Colonie, Albany, New York computer printout; births or christenings, 1784-1896 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976) FHL Film 883806 Item 3
  • William Burt Cook, transcriber. Baptismal and marriage records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Boght, Colonie, N.Y (Ann Arbor, Michigan : University Microfilms, 1987).At various libraries (WorldCat)
    Index to Baptismal and marriage records FHL Film 17577
    Baptismal and marriage records FHL Fiche 6062110 (2 fiche)
  • William Burt Cook, transcriber. Transcript of the baptismal and marriage records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Boght, Albany County, New York, 1782-1899 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1977) FHL Film 1016558 Item 2
  • William Burt Cook, transcriber. Transcript of the baptismal and marriage records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Boght, Albany County, New York, 1784-1899 (Washington, District of Columbia : Reproduction Systems, 1971). FHL Film 860299 Item 5
  • Howard I. Becker, transcriber. Transcript of the marriage and baptismal records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of the Boght, Colonie, N.Y. : marriages 1784-1900, baptisms 1784-1896 (1954). FHL Film 532617 Item 5

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

William K. Sanford Town Library[1]
629 Albany–Shaker Road
Loudonville, NY 12211-1196
Phone: 518–458-9274
Email: wkslibry@uhls.lib.ny.us
Collection: Small collection of reference works, city directories, maps, oral history tapes, newspaper clipping file with an emphasis on the town of Colonie and surrounding localities, including some local church records and a few family histories.

Societies

Historical Society of the Town of Colonie[2]
Memorial Town Hall
Newtonville, NY 12128-0508
Phone: 518-782-2593
E-mail: historian@colonie.org

Town Clerk

Colonie Town Clerk
Memorial Town Hall
534 Loudon Road
Newtonville, NY 12128
Phone: 518-783-2734
Email: deltortoe@colonie.org
The Town of Colonie can provide uncertified copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates for genealogy research purposes if the event occurred within the Town.

Town Historian

Colonie Town Historian
Town of Colonie
Town Historian
Memorial Town Hall
Newtonville, NY 12128
Phone: 518) 782-2593
Email: historian@colonie.org
Hours: Call for an appointment

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Colonie, 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.


Vital Records

References

  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 Publ., 2009), 370. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.
  2. The Historical Society of the Town of Colonie at http://www.colonie.org/historian/historical/ (accessed 4 November 2011).

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