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Some of the books on this page can be read online, others are linked to Amazon.com where you can purchase them. I did not want researchers to miss the wonderful reference books which could not be found online, but are valuable resource tools, so they are listed for you. You can try obtaining those through InterLibraryLoan or your local library

Not sure where to find a resource book listed here? Try the online New York Public Library Catalogue or the online Library of Congress Catalogue

Schenectady

Baptism record of Schenectady Reformed Church : Schenectady, New York, 1694-1811 compiled by Arthur C.M. Kelly ; transcribed by Donald A. Keefer. Imprint Rhinebeck, N.Y. : A.C.M. Kelly, c1987.

Mohawk Frontier : The Dutch Community of Schenectady, New York, 1661-1710 by Thomas E. Burke

A History of the Schenectady Patent in the Dutch and English Times being Contributions toward a History of the Lower Mohawk Valley by Prof. Jonathan Pearson and others. 1883

Schenectady:Ancient and Modern. Monroe, 1914

Contributions for the Genealogies of the Descendants of the First Settlers of the Patent and City of Schenectady from 1662 to 1800. By Jonathan Pearson. Imprint Albany, J. Munsell, 1873. This book is now online at http://www.schenectadyhistory.org/families/firstsettlers/

Schenectady County New York: Its History to the Close of the Nineteenth Century. Austin A. Yates, 1902

The History of Schenecta dy County New York. Austin Yates.(1902) p.6

Early History of Schenectady. Sanders

Old Schenectady. Roberts, c. 1905

Albany

Minutes of the Court of Fort Orange & Beverwyck 1652-1656 Vol. 1 A.J.F. van Laer. 1920

Minutes of the Court of Fort Orange & Beverwyck 1657-1660 Vol. I1 A.J.F. van Laer. 1923

Early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Rensselaerswyck in 4 vols. by Jonathan Pearson. Rev. and edited by A. J. F. Van Laer. Imprint Albany, The University of the state of New York, 1869-1919.

Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany, From 1630 to 1800. by Jonathan Pearson. Imprint New York : J. Munsell, 1872.

Fort Orange Records, 1656-1678 (New Netherland Documents.) by Charles T. Gehring (Editor)

Fort Orange Court Minutes : 1652-1660 (New Netherland Documents Series, Vol 16, Pt 2) by Charles T. Gehring (Editor)

Collections on the History of Albany. Joel Munsell, 4 vols. (1870) vol III. p.58

Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York, 1683-1809 : Marriages, Baptisms, Members Etc Holland Society.

Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in Albany 1683-1809 Online!

Albany : Capital City on the Hudson by John J. McEneny, Dennis Holzman, Robert W. Arnold

Deacons' Account, 1652-1674 : 1st Dutch Reformed Church of Beverwyck-Albany New York by Janny Venema

A historical discourse on the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Albany Church

Rensellaerswyck

Settlers of Rensselaesrswyck, 1630-1658 by Arnold J. Van Laer (Editor)

Early Records of the City and County of Albany and Colony of Rensselaerswyck ed. A.J. F. Van Laer. Trans. Jonathan Pearson, 4 vols., 1869-1919

The Register of New Netherland, 1626-1674 by Edmund B. O'Callaghan

Laws and Writs of Appeal 1647-1663 (New Netherland Project) by Charles T. Gehring (Editor)

Correspondence, 1647-1653 (New Netherland Documents) by Charles T. Gehring (Translator)

Curacao Papers, 1640-1665 (New Netherland Documents) by Charles T. Gehring

Council Minutes 1655-1656 (New Netherland Documents, Vol 6) by New Netherland Council, Charles T. Gehring (Editor), char Gehring

Narrative of a captivity among the Mohawk Indians, and a description of New Netherland in 1642-3 Jogues, Isaac, Saint, 1607-1646.; Shea, John Gilmary, 1824-1892.

New Netherland Roots by Gwenn F. Epperson

New Amsterdam (present day New York City)

History of New Amsterdam or New York as it was in the days of the Dutch governors. Together with papers on events connected with the American Revolution; and on Philadelphia in the times of William Penn. The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

History of the city of New York : from its earliest settlement to the present time online book by Making of America

The Drowning Room; A Novel of New Amsterdam by Michael Pye

The Records of New Amsterdam : From 1653 to 1674 Anno Domini by Berthold Fernow

New York Historical Manuscripts : Dutch, the Register of Salomon Lachaire, Notary Public of New Amsterdam, 1661-1662 by Edmund B. O'Callaghan



Records of the Reformed Dutch Church - Baptisms 1639-1800. New York Genealogical & Biographical Record. In several volumes and issues from 1874-1901. (Also online for 1639-1730)

Records of the Reformed Dutch Church - Marriages1639-1731. New York Genealogical & Biographical Record. In several volumes and issues from 1875-1885. (Also online from 1639 on -- an ongoing project of The Olive Tree Genealogy. My dream is to bring this entire database online for all to use FREELY)

Records of the Reformed Dutch Church - Membership Lists1639-1683. New York Genealogical & Biographical Record. In several issues in 1878.(Also online from 1639 on -- an ongoing project of The Olive Tree Genealogy)

Registers of the French Church of New York 1688 to 1804 edited by Rev. Alfred V. Wittmeyer. 1968 Online at The Roll Family Windmill

Full listing from Library of Congress:
LC Control Number: 68020805
Brief Description: French Church du Saint Esprit (New York, N.Y.) Registers of the births, marriages, and deaths of the "Eglise françoise à la Nouvelle York," from 1688 to 1804, edited by Alfred V. Wittmeyer.
Baltimore, Genealogical Pub. Co., 1968.
324, xlii p. 24 cm.

Gotham : A History of New York City to 1898 by Edwin G. Burrows, Mike Wallace

The Historical Atlas of New York City : A Visual Celebration of Nearly 400 Years of New York City's History by Eric Homberger, Alice Hudson (Illustrator)

Kingston

Ulster County, N.Y. : Probate Records in the Office of the Surrogate, and in the County Clerk's Office at Kingston, N.Y by Anjou

Baptism & Marriage Registers of the Old Dutch Church of Kingston, Ulster County, for One Hundred Fifty Years from Their Commencement in 1660 to 1809 by Roswell Hoes

Families

The Van Slyke Family in America: A Genealogy of Cornelis Antonissen Van Slyke, 1604-1676 and his Mohawk Wife Ots-Toch, including the story of Jacques Hertel, 1603-1651, Father of Ots-Toch and Interpreter to Samuel de Champlain by Lorine McGinnis Schulze

Bradt Family: A Norwegian Family in Colonial America. Peter R. Christoph, 1994

Genealogical Notes of New York and New England Families The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Harlem

New Harlem Past and Present, the story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at Last to be Rightedby Carl Horton Pierce, 1903, New Harlem Publishing Company

Harlem: Its Origins and Early Annals by Riker The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Long Island



Long Island Genealogical Source Material, a Bibliography by Herbert F. Seversmith, Kenn Stryker-Rodda

Long Island Genealogies The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Register of Early Settlers of Kings County, Long Island NY by Bergen The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Westchester County

Early Wills of Westchester Co. NY 1664 to 1784 The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University. The index to the wills begins at IMAGE 431 (p. 413)and ends at IMAGE 452. The Index to Names begins at IMAGE 453 and ends at IMAGE 506

New Netherland



Laws & Ordinances of New Netherland 1638 to 1674 The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Peter Stuyvesant, director-general for the West India company in New Netherland

Peter Stuyvesant The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Historical Collections of the State of New York The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

How The Dutch Came to Manhattan The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

Calendar of Historical Manuscripts E. B. O'Callahan. 1865

Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680. Jasper Danckaerts. Ed. Bartlett Burleigh James and J. Franklin Jameson, 1913

The Jesuit relations and allied documents: travels and explorations of the Jesuit missionaries in New France, 1610-1791 the original French, Latin, and Italian texts, with English translations and notes by Thwaites, Reuben Gold, 1853-1913. (Search for New Netherland or New York and you will be amazed at the number of entries!)

New York Calendar of Wills : On File and Record in the Office of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the Country Clerk of Albany by Berthold Fernow

The Mohawk Valley W. Max Reid, 1901

Names of Persons for whom marriage licences were registered in NY State previous to 1784 The complete book put online by Making of America Journals at Cornell University

New York Historical Manuscripts Dutch. Trans. Arnold J. F. Van Laer, Ed. Kenneth Scott & Kenn Stryker-Rodda, 2 vols, 1974

Forts and Firesides of the Mohawk Country New York: The stories and pictures of landmarks of the pre-Revolutionary War period throughout the Mohawk Valley and the surrounding countryside including some historic and genealogical mention during the post-War period. John J. Vrooman, 1943

Sir William Johnson Papers. 14 vols, 1972

Queen Anne Chapel Records. Extracted from Register of Baptisms, Marriages, Communicants & Funerals begun by Henry Barclay at Fort Hunter January 26th. 1734, Montgomery County Dept. of History & Archives, Fonda, New York. by Maryly B. Penrose

Door to the Mohawk Valley. Millicent Veeder, 1947

New Netherland Project's Bibliography

Collections of The Holland Society

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