Association of Professional Genealogists
Genealogical research queries:
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- Genealogical Records in the Orange County Clerk's Office - Note: This talk was given before Hurricane Irene. The County Clerk's Office has been relocated to the Parry Building, 4 Glenmere Cove Road (off of Quarry Road), Goshen, NY 10924, Phone: (845) 291-2690, Fax: (845) 291-2691, Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Official copies of deeds are available from the Orange County Clerk’s Office for a fee. For more information, visit http://www.orangecountygov.com/filestorage/124/861/SCHEDULE_OF_FEES_2014.pdf
Orange County Wills & Administrations:
Local Organizations providing Genealogical Assistance for Research in Orange County:
Rockland County was formerly part of Orange County. See also:
Parts of Ulster County are now part of Orange County. See also:
- The Dutch records of Kingston, Ulster County, New York : Kingston, N.Y. [from old catalog] : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
- Olde Ulster : an historical and genealogical magazine : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive [vols 1&2; a search at this link gives multiple volumes] http://archive.org/details/oldeulsterhistor00king and http://archive.org/details/oldeulsterhistor02king
- Baptismal and marriage registers of the old Dutch church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York : Kingston, N.Y. Reformed Dutch church. [from old catalog] : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
- Ulster County, N.Y. probate records in the office of the surrogate, and in the county clerk's office at Kingston, N.Y. : a careful abstract and translation of the Dutch and english wills, letters of administration after intestates, and inventories from l665
- Legends of the Shawangunk (Shon-Gum) and its environs, including historical sketches, biographical notices, and thrilling border incidents and adventures relating to those portions of the counties of Orange, Ulster and Sullivan lying in the Shawangunk region
- Record of baptisms and marriages : Leslie, Augusta, comp : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive
New York State Records: