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Kingston, Ulster County, New York Genealogy

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City and Town of Kingston

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Roney, Lila James. "Inscriptions of the Ancient Gravestones int he Churchyard of the Old First Dutch Reformed Church at Kingston, N.Y.," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 58, No. 4 (Oct. 1927):318-325. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 58. Mostly eighteenth- and nineteenth-century burials.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Early records for Kingston, Ulster County, New York A valuable source records for genealogists with ancestors from Kingston, Dutchess, and Albany counties New York is the Baptismal and marriage registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, New York. It contains records from 1660 to 1809. (The book on Google Books is fully searchable.) Since this church was the only established congregation between New York City and Albany it contains information for many residents of the area, the only records that exist.

  • 1739-1795 - Scott, Kenneth. "Kingston Dutch Church, Ulster County, New York: Burials, 1739-1795," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 61 (1973):189-194, 270-277. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 61 (1973).
  • 1805-1831 - Mearns, Shirley A. "Kingston, New York, Old Dutch Church: Burials," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1805-1810: Vol. 113, No. 3 (Jul. 1982):165-168; 1810-1816: Vol. 113, No. 4 (Oct. 1982):199-202; 1816-1831: Vol. 114, No. 1 (Jan. 1983):42-46. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 113-114.
  • 1810-1877 - Roney, Lila James. Baptisms of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, New York, 1810-1877. 1989. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

City/Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Kingston, Ulster County, New York Genealogy check:

  • Gordon L. Remington, New York Towns, Villages, and Cities: A Guide to Genealogical Sources (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002). Archive.org; 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.


Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

City/Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Kingston City ClerkLaura L. Joy,
Town Hall, 906 Sawkill Road,
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-336-8853

City/Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Kingston City Historian G. Ernest Smith,
Town Hall, 906 Sawkill Road,
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: 845-382-1446

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

  • Kingston Daily Freeman. 1914-1950. Indexed and searchable at Ancestry ($).

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1667-1672 - Scott, Kenneth. "Kingston Marriages," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 106, No. 4 (Oct. 1975):193-194. Digital version at New York Family History ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 106. Supplement to Hoes' Registers of the Old Dutch Church at Kingston.

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