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Church Records

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Johnstown, 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.

Fraternal Organizations

  • "St. Patrick's Masonic Lodge, Early Members, Johnstown, Fulton County, 1766-1772," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 140, No. 2 (Apr. 2009):121-122. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 140.


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 Johnstown, New York newspaper images:

  • Johnstown Broadalbin Herald 1908
  • Johnstown NY Daily Republican 1890-1899
  • Johnstown NY Fulton County Republican 1877-1909


Archives, Libraries and Museums

Johnstown Public Library
38 South Market Street
Johnstown, New York 12095
Phone: 518–762-8317
Collection: Included in the Local History collection are books, vertical files, diaries, Federal Census dating from 1790, church records, cemetery records and much more.


Johnstown Historical Society
17 North William Street
Johnstown, NY 12095

City Clerk

Johnstown City Clerk
Cathy A. VanAlstyne
PO Box 160
33-41 East Main Street
Johnstown, New York 12095
Phone: 518–736-4011
The City Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the city..

Town Clerk

Johnstown Town Clerk
PO Box 88
2753 Sthwy 29
Johnstown, NY 12095
Phone: 518–762-7070
The Town Clerk has the records of birth, death, or marriage for the town.

City Historian

Johnstown City Historian
Noel S. Levee
Phone: 518–762-7419

Town Historian

Johnstown Town Historian
Lance Lord

Vital Records





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