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Church Records


  • 1820-1840 - Getty, Innes. "Records of St. John's Episcopal Church, Yonkers, N.Y.," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 79, No. 4 (Oct. 1948):179-190. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 79. Includes baptisms (1820-1826), marriages (1820-1840), and deaths (1820-1826).


  • 1843–1924 - First Reformed Church FHL Film 963008 Item 2 Microfilm of original records. Contains index to and list of members, records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths.
  • 1858–1979 - Methodist Episcopal Church FHL Film 2031125 Items 3-5 (first of 2 films) Microfilm of records at Asbury United Methodist Church, Tuckahoe, New York. Baptisms, 1858-1881; Marriages, 1859-1883; Members Marriages, 1885-1911; Baptisms, 1883-1913; Marriages, 1914-1941; Baptisms, 1914-1939.
  • 1892–1918 - Park Hill Reformed Church FHL Film 963008 Item 1 Microfilm of original records. Contains records of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths.
  • 1892–1965 - Park Hill First Reformed Church FHL Film 963008 Item 3 Microfilm of original records. Contains some records of the Park Hill Church before it merged with Yonkers. First to become the Park Hill First Church in 1924. Contains list of church members, records of baptisms, marriages and deaths.
  • 1897, 1899 - Church Year Book of the First Presbyterian Church of Yonkers, N.Y. FHL Film 1698219 Items 18-19 Microfilm of original published: New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford 1898-1900. 2 v. Rev. Geo. F. Pentecost, pastor.

City Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Yonkers, 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.


Archives, Libraries and Museums


City Clerk

City Clerk[1]
Joan Deierlein
City Hall
40 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-377-6020

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City Historian

City Historian[2]
Jack Prill
City Hall
40 South Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701
Phone: 914-377-6020

Vital Records


  1. Yonkersny.gov City Clerk at http://www.yonkersny.gov (accessed 13 December 2011).
  2. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, County Courthouse Book, 3rd ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 499. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24bena 2009.



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