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Schenectady, New York
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Map of New York highlighting Schenectady County
Schenectady County's location in the state of New York
Facts
Founded 1765
Seat Schenectady
Website: www.cityofschenectady.com/

Contents

Resources

Cemeteries

First Presbyterian Church Cemetery E-Mail: ifirstpr@nycap.rr.com.

Early Schenectady cemetery records First Reformed Church of Schenectady, Luckhurst, Charlotte Taylor (from old catalog).

• Congregation Gates of Heaven Cemetery (Jewish) American Jewish Archives E-mail: [1] Directions to the cemetery Schenectady Historical Society has a copy of the records Phone: 518-374-0263.

Holy Name of Jesus Cemetery Phone: 518-372-1992

Park View Cemetery

Saint Georges Episcopal Church Cemetery

Names on Tombstones and Tablets Located in the Churchyard and Church of St. George's Church (Episcopal) - Schenectady, N.Y. at St. George's Church - free.

St. John the Baptist Cemetery Cemetery office Phone: 518-372-8805

St. Joseph's Cemetery (new) Phone: 518-372-8805

St. Joseph's Cemetery (old) Phone: 518-372-8805

St Mary’s Cemetery 738 McClellan Street, Schenectady, NY AKA: Czestochwskiej Cemetery (518) 374-2423.

Vale Cemetery Phone: 518-346-0423 Cemetery office 907 State St., Schenectady, NY

Zion Lutheran Cemetery The records are kept at Vale Cemetery Phone: 518-346-0423.

Census

  • [no date] - "A List of the Freeholders of Schenectady, Before the Grant of Gov. Dongan, From Rev. J.F. Schermerhorn's MSS.," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Apr. 1872):71. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 3.

Church Records

  • 1694-1768 - "First Dutch Reformed Church of Schenectady, N.Y. Marriage Record," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1694-1764: Vol. 73, No. 1 (Jan. 1942):36-63; 1765-1768: Vol. 73, No. 2 (Apr. 1942):106-108. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 73.
  • Cormack, Marie Noll. Index of Mothers Mentioned in Baptisms of First Protestant Dutch Reformed Church of Schenectady, N.Y. 1989. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

City Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Schenectady, 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.


Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Societies

City Clerk

City Clerk[1]
Eileen Versaci
Office of the City Clerk
City Hall, Room 107
Schenectady, NY 12305
Phone: 518-382-5195
Fax: 518-382-0030
E-mail: cityclk1@nycap.rr.com

City Historian

City Historian[2]
Don Rittner
620 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305
E-mail: historian@schenectadycounty.com

Also serves as Schenectady County Historian

Vital Records

References

  1. Schenectady Digital History Archive, Schenectady County, City and Town Clerks, Historians and Historical Societies at http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/contacts.html, accessed 9 December 2011.
  2. Schenectady Digital History Archive, Schenectady County, City and Town Clerks, Historians and Historical Societies at http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/contacts.html, accessed 9 December 2011.

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