Southampton, New York

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Several inhabitants lists survive from the 1600s. Prof. Winans prepared a guide to help researchers locate them:

Church Records


Southampton was first settled in 1640.[1]


Archives, Libraries and Museums


Town Clerk

Southampton Town Clerk
Sundy A. Schermeyer
Town Hall
116 Hampton Road
Southampton, NY 11968
Phone: 631-287-5740
The Town Clerk maintains birth, marriage and Death records.

Town Historian

Southampton Town Historian
Henry W. Moeller
Town Hall
116 Hampton Road
Southampton, NY 11968
Phone: 631-287-5740

Southampton Historic Record Books online

Town Records

Southampton town records were published in six volumes.[1]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Southampton, 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. 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.