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Dresden, Washington County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

The town of Dresden does not have a library but check out the Southern Adirondack Library System, of which Washington County is a part of, to locate the towns close to Dresden that have public libraries.

The Heritage Research Library
c/o Washington County Historical Society
Wing-Northup House
167 Broadway
Fort Edward,  NY 12828-1709
Telephone: (518) 747-9108
FAX: 747-1665

Genealogical Resources: The Heritage Research Library has historical books, maps, pictures, deeds, manuscripts, and genealogies.

Societies[edit | edit source]

Washington County Historical Society
Wing-Northup House
167 Broadway
Fort Edward,  NY 12828-1709
Telephone: (518) 747-9108
FAX: 747-1665

Genealogical Resources: The Heritage Research Library has historical books, maps, pictures, deeds, manuscripts, and genealogies.

Central New York Genealogical Society[1]
Box 104, Calvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205
E-mail: CNYSG@yahoo.com

Genealogical Resources: The Historian may provide access to obituaries, vital records, church records, maps, and family files or journals. Some historians provide search services for their office records and others may refer you to local genealogists who research in the area.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Dresden Town Clerk[2]
Patricia A. Le Claire
34 North Road
Clemens, NY 12819
Phone: 518–499–1237

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Dresden Town Historian
Kathy Huntington
431 County Route 6
Clemons, NY 12819
Phone: 518-499-1606

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Dresden, Washington 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.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Central New York Genealogical Society at (accessed 29 June 2018).
  2. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, Genealogist's Address Book: State and Local Resources, with Special Resources Including Ethnic and Religious Organizations, 6th ed. (Baltimore, Md: Genealogical Publ., 2009), 491. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24ben 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]