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Resources

Church Records

History

Additional Sources:
Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History: The History of Delaware County[1] - The Town of Hancock[2]


Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library
104 Read Street
Hancock, NY 13783-1147
Phone: 607-637-2519

Hours:
Sunday: closed
Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11am-7pm
Wednesday: 11am-4pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-4pm
Saturday: 2pm-4pm
(Always check for current hours if visiting the library)

Hancock Historical Museum
Exhibits are located in the basement of the: Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library
104 Read Street
The Village of Hancock, NY 13783-1147
Phone: 607-637-2519

Hours:
11-4 PM and 6:30-9:30 PM on Tuesday & Thursday
11-4 PM Wednesday &Friday
2-4 PM Saturday

Special Collections: Bluestone Room Collection of local newspapers on film and original copy

Societies

Chohecton-Hancock Historical Association
12 Read Street
The Village of Hancock, NY
Phone: 607-637-2519
Hours: Open by appointment only.

Basket Historical Society of the Upper Delaware River
PO Box 198
Long Eddy, NY 12760
Phone: 845-887-5417

Town Clerk

Melody R. Oliver
661 West Main Street
Hancock, NY 13783
Phone: 607-637-3651

Village Clerk

Phyllis Falsetta
85 East Front St.
Hancock, NY 13783
Phone: 607-637-5341

Town Historian

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Hancock, 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. Munsell, W.W. "The History of Delaware County." Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site. http://www.dcnyhistory.org/munsell.html, accessed 4 January 2012.
  2. Munsell, W.W. "The History of Delaware County - The Town of Hancock." Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site. http://www.dcnyhistory.org/books/munhank.html, accessed 5 January 2012.

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