Rye, New York

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Resources

Church Records

  • 1790-1879 - Sherman, Thomas T. "Vital Records of Christ's Church at Rye, Westchester County, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Baptisms 1790-1793, 1802-1806, Marriages 1791-1793, Burials 1790-1793: Vol. 37, No. 1 (Jan. 1906):4-10; Baptisms 1806-1809, Marriages 1802-1805: Vol. 37, No. 2 (Apr. 1906):146-149; Marriages 1805-1808, Burials 1802-1806: Vol. 37, No. 4 (Oct. 1906):257-260; Burials 1807-1809, Baptisms 1809-1824, Marriages 1809-1812: Vol. 38, No. 1 (Jan. 1907):17-23; Marriages 1813-1815: Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr. 1907):145-146; Marriages 1816-1823, Burials 1809-1815: Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul. 1907):208-213; Burials 1816-1829, Marriages 1824-1828: Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct. 1907):278-284; Baptisms 1831-1847: Vol. 46, No. 3 (Jul. 1915):234-244; Baptisms 1847-1854: Vol. 46, No. 4 (Oct. 1915):403-408; Baptisms 1854-1862: Vol. 47, No. 1 (Jan. 1916):14-19; Baptisms 1862-1872: Vol. 47, No. 2 (Apr. 1916):128-136; Baptisms 1872-1879: Vol. 47, No. 3 (Jul. 1916):297-307; Marriages 1831-1853: Vol. 47, No. 4 (Oct. 1916):395-402; Marriages 1854-1869: Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan. 1917):63-66; Marriages 1869-1879, Funerals 1830-1841: Vol. 48, No. 2 (Apr. 1917):124-131; Funerals 1841-1860: Vol. 48, No. 3 (Jul. 1917):228-235; Funerals 1860-1879: Vol. 48, No. 4 (Oct. 1917):330-340. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 37-38, 46-48. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 37, Vol. 38, Vol. 46, and Vol. 48 (but not Vol. 47).[1]
  • 1880-1898 - Webb, Morrison DeSoto. "Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, Christ's Church, Rye, Westchester County, 1880-1898," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 141, No. 1 (Jan. 2010):43-52; Vol. 141, No. 2 (Apr. 2010):142-146; Vol. 141, No. 3 (Jul. 2010):230-234. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 141. Includes baptisms, marriages, and burials.

City/Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Rye, 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.


Land

  • 1600s-1700s - Bristol, Theresa Hall. "Genealogical Gleanings from Land and Probate Records at White Plains and Rye, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Apr. 1918):170-176; Vol. 49, No. 3 (Jul. 1918):292-303; Vol. 49, No. 4 (Oct. 1918):381-389. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n. Includes map of early landowners.

Probate

  • 1600s-1700s - Bristol, Theresa Hall. "Genealogical Gleanings from Land and Probate Records at White Plains and Rye, New York," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Apr. 1918):170-176; Vol. 49, No. 3 (Jul. 1918):292-303; Vol. 49, No. 4 (Oct. 1918):381-389. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n. Includes map of early landowners.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Knapp House Library and Archives
265 Rye Beach Ave.
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-967-8657

Societies

Rye Historical Society
1 Purchase St.
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-967-7588

Town/City Clerk

City Clerk[2]
Dawn Nodarse
Rye City Hall
1051 Boston Post Road
Rye, New York
Phone: 914-967-7371
Email: cityclerk@ryeny.gov

Town Clerk[3]
Hope Vespia
10 Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY 10573
Phone: 914.939.3570

City Historian

City Historian[4]
David Byrnes
c/o Rye Historical Society
1 Purchase Street
Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-967-7588

Vital Records

References

  1. WeRelate contributors, "Source:New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society)" at WeRelate, http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Record_%28New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Society%29, accessed 7 February 2012.
  2. City of Rye, NY City Clerk at http://www.ryeny.gov/clerk.cfm (accessed 13 December 2011).
  3. Town of Rye Westchester County, NY athttp://www.townofryeny.com/ (accessed 13 December 2011).
  4. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, County Courthouse Book, 3rd ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 498. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24bena 2009.

Places