History & Archives Resources
New York State Counties plus many villages and localities in the original Tryon County.
Individuals of local interest. Most of the histories are indexed for biographical information.
- CEMETERY RECORDS:
New York State Counties plus many villages, cities and townships of the area.
Over 400 bound genealogies indexed. Family files contain summary information on over 2,400 surnames.
- LAND RECORDS:
1772-1788 Tryon/Montgomery County. Other deeds held at County Clerk’s Office.
- DIRECTORIES AND GAZETTEERS:
1869 Fulton & Montgomery, other counties plus Amsterdam Directories and Board of Trade 1889+.
- VITAL STATISTICS:
Some births, marriages & deaths extracted from various sources.
NOTE: Birth, marriage, & death certificates available only at state level and town/city clerk’s offices where event took place.
- CHURCH RECORDS*:
Colonial Period through 1950, sundry areas & denominations. Other counties in addition to Montgomery County.
- CENSUS RECORDS:
Indexed 1790 through 1870 for New York State. Only 1850 & 1860 census for other counties in the State. (Several earlier assessment rolls in Historical Files). Slave count -- Towns of Florida & Palatine.
- CIVIL RECORDS:
Transcribed Town Supervisors' Minutes from 1793 to the early 20th century. Highway records, school district meeting minutes, etc.
- MILITARY RECORDS:
Pre-Revolution to Korean War. Some original muster rolls. Most lineage volumes for D.A.R. Journals of soldiers.
- HISTORICAL FILES:
Miscellaneous documents, histories of local people, places, and events.
Original records from early 1700's through 1900's. Repository of court records (Colonial – late 19th century), historical documents, journals, diaries, family papers, etc.
Extensive holdings of mid-1800s periodicals.
Miscellaneous topics, dating to 1800s.
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