Eastchester, New York

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United States Gotoarrow.png New York Gotoarrow.png Westchester County Gotoarrow.png Town of Eastchester


Church Records

  • 1834–1895 East Chester Methodist Episcopal Church FHL Film 982409 Item 6 Microreproduction of original typescript. Baptisms, 1834-1895, marriages, 1853-1894: and a list of members, 1863. Copied by Mary Boyce Spell.
  • 1826–1909 St. Paul's Church FHL Film 1294887 Item 10(first of 2 films Contents : v.1. Register of proceedings, 1787-1834. -- v.2. Church records including receipt book, 1787-1807, deacon's book, 1826-1841, and sexton's books, 1842-1851 -- v.3. pt.1-3. Burial records, 1826-1909. Until the later part of the 19th century, the town of Eastchester covered an area that included part of the Bronx and all of the city of Mt. Vernon. This is a transcription by the Eastchester Historical Society.
  • Spies, Francis F. St. Paul's Church, Eastchester N.Y.: Situated Near South Columbus Avenue and South Third Avenue, Mount Vernon, N.Y.: Gravestone Inscriptions, With Genealogical Notes. Mount Vernon, N.Y.: F.F. Spies, 1931. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Town Clerk

Town Clerk[1]
Linda Doherty
40 Mill Road
Eastchester, NY 10709
Phone: 914.771.3351
Fax: 914-771-3366
Email: townclerk@eastchester.org

Town Historian

Town Historian[2]
Richard Forliano
Town Hall
40 Mill Road
Eastchester, NY 10709
Phone: 914-771-3300

Town Records

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Eastchester, 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


  1. Town of Eastchester New York at http://www.eastchester.org/departments/town_clerk/index.html (accessed 13 December 2011).
  2. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, County Courthouse Book, 3rd ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 495. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24bena 2009.