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Federal New York Census Records were taken every decade beginning in 1790. They are available to the public for census years 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

1890 Federal New York Census Records were destroyed in a 1921 warehouse fire with the exception of some small fragments of Suffolk and Westchester Counties. See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census, Bridging the 1890 Census Gap.

The 1890 Veterans and Widows census schedules for New York state did survive and are often used as a helpful census substitute. See 1890 Veterans Schedules at Ancestry.

Soundex code (phonetic indexes) for New York Federal census records are available on microfilm for census years: 1880,  1900, and 1920.

New York State Census Records Availability - Due to the high volume of immigration, the state of New York took a census enumeration every 10 years between 1825 and 1875, then again in 1892, 1905, 1915 and 1925. NY state censuses taken before 1915 are kept at the county level. Contact the County Clerk in the county of interest to ask where the originals are held for that county.  The 1865 & 1875 NY state census records included schedules which recorded marriages and deaths occurring in the census year. These may prove helpful if you are lucky enough to have ancestors who had these events occur during the census year.  Most of the New York state census records are not indexed.  Some of these early NY state censuses are available online at New York State Census Collection at Ancestry. For more helpful information about these early NY censuses See More New York State Census Records Info.

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Other NY Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

1693 Civil List of Province of New Yorke

1700 Militia Officers in the Province of New Yorke

 


NY Census Records Online by County

Saratoga County Census Records

(Formed 1791 from Albany County.)

 

1790 Federal Census Records (towns in Albany which became Saratoga)

1800 Federal Census for Galway

1800 Federal Census for Town of Milton

1840 Federal Census for Town of Milton

1850 Federal Census Index & Transcription of Ballston

1850 Federal Census Index & Transcription of Day

1850 Federal Census Index & Transcription of Malta

1850 Federal Census Index & Transcription of Moreau

1850 Federal Census Index & Transcription of Stillwater

1850 Federal Census Records of Milton

1850 Federal Census Records of Saratoga Springs

1850 Federal Census Records of Wilton

 

1855 State Census Records.  

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[Ballston]   [Charlton]   [Clifton Park]   [Corinth]   [Day]   [Edinburgh]
[Galway]   [Greenfield]   [Hadley]   [Malta]   [Milton]   [Moreau]
[Northumberland]   [Providence]   [Saratoga]   [Saratoga Springs - Dist. 1]
[Saratoga Springs - Dist. 2]   [Stillwater - Dist. 1]   [Stillwater - Dist. 2]   [Wilton]

 

1875 School Census for Saratoga County

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

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Other Records

1777 Participants at the Battles of Saratoga

1778 Petition listing signers

1779 Tax List

1779 Tax List for Ballstown

1802-1933 Postmasters of Saratoga Springs

1832 Tax List for Saratoga Town

1847-1849 Vital Records for Town of Corinth

1865 Town Clerk Register of Civil War Veterans

1866 Beers Atlas - List of property owners

1882 Tax Assessment for Union Free School District - Milton and Ballston

1909-1963 Cassidy Funeral Home Records - Mechanicville

1917 Telephone Directory

1927 Reminiscences of Saratoga

1976 Early History of Corinth - History Book Names Index

1976 Greenfield Glimpses - History Book Names Index

Church Records

Civil War Discharge Records

First Permanent Settlers

First Settlers

 


Schenectady County Census Records

(Formed 1809 from Albany County.)

 

1810 Federal Census Records (Complete)

1810 Federal Census of Schenectady, 1st Ward

1810 Federal Census of Schenectady, 2nd Ward

1810 Federal Census of Schenectady, 3rd Ward

1810 Federal Census of Schenectady, 4th Ward

1810 Federal Census of Duanesburgh

1820 Federal Census Records (Complete)

1850 Federal Census Records for Glenville

1860 Federal Census Records for Glenville

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1883 Census of Pensioners at NYGenWeb

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

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1940 Federal Census index for Princetown

 

Other Records

1841-1842 City Directory & City Register for Schenectady

1860-61 City Directory for Schenectady

1917 Telephone Directory

First Settlers of Schenectady

Wills and Testator Indexes

 


Schoharie County Census Records

(Formed 1795 from Albany County & Otsego County.)

 

1790 Federal Census Records of Schoharry Twp.

1810 Federal Census Records of Broome Twp.

1810 Federal Census Records for Carlisle

1820 Federal Census Records of Broome Twp.

1830 Federal Census of Blenheim - Twp Part 1

1830 Federal Census of Blenheim - Twp Part 2

1830 Federal Census of Fulton

1830 Federal Census Records at USGenWeb Archives

1850 Federal Census Records of Richmondville Twp.

1855 State Census Records for the Town of Summit

1865 State Census Mortality Schedule

1875 State Census Mortality Schedule

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1892 State Census Records for the Town of Summit

1900 Federal Census Records of Blenheim Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Broome Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Carlisle Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Conesville Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Fulton Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Gilboa Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Jefferson Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Middleburgh Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Richmondville Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Summit Twp.

1900 Federal Census Records of Wright Twp.

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

Part 1  |  Part 2

Other Records

1700s-1800s Church Records of the Congregation of Blenheim

1839 Members of Evangelical Lutheran Church of Summit

1863 Civil War Draft Lottery

1864 Civil War Draft Lottery

1868 Jefferson Schools Attendance Register

1872-1873 Gazetteer & Business Directory

1795-1836 Index of Wills

1880 Register of Physicians

1890 Electors in Summit

1899 Directory & Reference Book of Schoharie County

1917 Telephone Directory

Early Settlers

 


Schuyler County Census Records

(Formed 1854 from Chemung County, Tompkins County & Steuben County.)

 

1855 State Census of Catharine & Montour

1855 State Census Transcription of Cayuta

1855 State Census Transcription of Dix

1855 State Census Transcription of Hector

1855 State Census Transcription of Orange

1855 State Census Transcription of Reading

1855 State Census Transcription of Tyrone

1860 Federal Census for Town of Catharine (partial)

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule for Catharine

1865 State Census Transcription of Catharine

1865 State Census of Cayuta (partial)

1865 State Census Transcription of Montour

1875 State Census of Cayuta (partial)

1875 State Census of Hector

1875 State Census of Orange

1875 State Census of Reading

1875 State Census of Tyrone

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1890 Federal Census Veterans & Widows Schedules for Cayuta

1920 Federal Census Index of Names

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1855-?? Guardianship Book 1 Index

1859-1860 Deaths in Town of Catharine (partial)

1863 Voter List for Catharine

1863 Voter List for Cayuta

1863 Voter List for Dix

1863 Voter List for Hector

1863 Voter List for Montour

1863 Voter List for Orange

1863 Voter List for Tyrone

1866 Jurors List of Havana

1868 Business Directory Index of Names

1868 Business Directory Transcription for Catharine

1893-94 Business Directory Index of Names

1895 Portrait & Biographical Record of Seneca & Schuyler Counties - Index of Names

1895 Quilt with 800 Names!

1914 Farm Directory of Catharine

1914 Farm Directory of Cayuta

1914 Farm Directory of Dix

1914 Farm Directory of Hector

1914 Farm Directory of Montour

1914 Farm Directory of Orange

1914 Farm Directory of Reading

1914 Farm Directory of Tyrone

1915 Store Ledger in Dix

1917 WWI Draft List

1938 Rural Directory

1964 Hector, Burdett, Lodi Phone Book

Church Records and Membership Lists

Will Book 4 Index

 

 

 

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