Southold, New York

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Resources

Church Records

  • 1748-1831 - Jefferson, Wayland. "Records of the First Church of Southold, Long Island," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Marriages 1748-1756, 1764-1769, Baptisms 1750-1755: Vol. 64, No. 3 (Jul. 1933):217-227; Baptisms 1763-1767, Marriages 1768-1794: Vol. 64, No. 4 (Oct. 1933):330-341; "Baptisms 1767-1787:Vol. 65, No. 1 (Jan. 1934):47-55; Baptisms 1788-1793, Marriages 1797-1805:Vol. 65, No. 2 (Apr. 1934):152-158; Baptisms 1797-1805, Marriages 1805-1809:Vol. 65, No. 3 (Jul. 1934):261-266; Marriages 1809-1820:Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1934):339-344; Baptisms 1807-1831, Marriages 1821-1828:Vol. 66, No. 1 (Jan. 1935):51-57. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 64-66.

History

Southold was first settled in 1640.[1]

Newspapers

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 Southold, New York newspaper images:

  • Southold NY Long Island Traveler 1872-1895

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Societies

Town Clerk

Southold Town Clerk
Town Hall
53095 Route 25
P.O. Box 1179
Southold, New York 11971
Phone: 631-765-1800
The Town Clerk maintains birth, marriage and Death records.

Town Historian

Southold Town Historian
Town Hall
53095 Route 25
P.O. Box 1179
Southold, New York 11971
Phone: 631-765-1981
Email: antonia.booth@town.southold.ny.us
Available Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Please call first for an appointment.

Town Records

Southold's town records were published in two volumes.[1]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Southold, 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

  • 1700s - Akerly, Lucy Dubois. "Southold, N.Y., Town Records, Vital Statistics from Libers D. and E., in the Town Clerk's Office," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul. 1907):164-170; Vol. 38 170; Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct. 1907):246-250; Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan. 1908):58-64; Vol. 39, No. 2 (Apr. 1908):129-136. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 38-39. Internet Archive has digitized Vol. 38 and Vol. 39 - free.[2]

References

Places

  1. 1.0 1.1 Orville B. Ackerly, "Long Island Town Records," New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan. 1917):75-76. Digital versions at Internet Archive - free; New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 48.
  2. WeRelate contributors, "Source:New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (New York Genealogical and Biographical Society)," in WeRelate, http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Record_%28New_York_Genealogical_and_Biographical_Society%29, accessed 9 February 2012.