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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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New York

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Statewide New York Census Records Online

1774-1776 Inhabitants of New York at Ancestry

1790-1890 New York Census at Ancestry

1790-1920 Census Images

1790 Federal Census of the US at the U. S. Census Bureau

1840 Census of Pensioners in New York

1850 Federal Census Index and 1850 Census Images

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index and Images

1855 New York State Census Index & Images

1860 Federal Census Index

1865 New York State Census Index and Images

1870 Federal Census Index and 1870 Census Images

1875 New York State Census Index & Images

1880 Federal Census - Search and View the images

1880 Federal Census Search at Family Search

1880, 1892 & 1905 New York State Census Collection at Ancestry

1892 New York State Census Index and Images

1900 Federal Census Index and 1900 Census Images

1905 New York State Census Index and Images

1910 Federal Census Index

1915 New York State Census Index and Images

1920 Federal Census Index

1925 New York State Census Index and Images

1930 Federal Census Index at Family Search

1940 Federal Census Index and 1940 Census Images

New York State Databases of Census Records & Genealogy Records

 

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

Montgomery County Census Records

(Formed 1772 from Albany County.  Known as Tryon County until 1784.)

Important Notes:  See Herkimer County if searching in this area.

 

1790 Census of Canahoharie

1790 Federal Census of Caughnawaga

1790 Federal Census of Herkimer

1790 Federal Census of Mohawk

1790 Federal Census of Palatine

1790 Federal Census of Whitestown

1800 Federal Census of Amsterdam

1800 Federal Census of Florida

1800 Federal Census of Minden

1800 Federal Census of Palatine

1810 Federal Census of Charleston

1825 State Census Index for Minden

1825 State Census Index for Palatine

1825 State Census Index for Root

1825 State Census Records for Canjoharie Twp., Part 1

1825 State Census Records for Canjoharie Twp., Part 2

1825 State Census Records for Florida

1825 State Census Records for Johnstown

1840 Census of Pensioners

1840 Federal Census of St. Johnsville

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules - mortality-schedules.com

1850 Federal Census of Montgomery County Poor House

1855 State Census Index for Amsterdam Twp., Part 1

1855 State Census Index for Amsterdam Twp., Part 2

1855 State Census Index for Charleston Twp., Part 1

1855 State Census Index for Charleston Twp., Part 2

1855 State Census Index for Glen, Part 1

1855 State Census Index for Glen, Part 2

1855 State Census Index for Glen, Part 3

1855 State Census Index for Palatine, Part 1

1855 State Census Records for Palatine, Part 2

1855 State Census Index for Root, Part 1

1855 State Census Records for Root, Part 2

1855 State Census Index for St. Johnsville

1860 Federal Census of Montgomery County Poor House

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedules - mortality-schedules.com

1870 Federal Census of Montgomery County Poor House

1870 Federal Census Mortality Schedules - mortality-schedules.com

1875 State Census Index for Palatine, Part 1

1875 State Census Index for Palatine, Part 2

1875 State Census Index for Root, Part 1

1875 State Census Index for Root, Part 2

1875 State Census Index for Root, Part 3

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1890 Veterans and Widows Census of Charleston

1890 Veterans and Widows Census of Florida

1890 Veterans and Widows Census of Minden

1890 Veterans and Widows Census of Mohawk

1890 Veterans and Widows Census of Root

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

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1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

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Other Records

Church Records

1639-1730 Baptisms at the Reformed Dutch Church of New Amsterdam

1833 1st Presbyterian Church Members at Amsterdam

1834-1837 Baptisms at 1st Presbyterian Church at Amsterdam

1839 Baptisms at 1st Presbyterian Church of Amsterdam

1841-1847 Baptisms at 1st Presbyterian Church of Amsterdam

1842-1844 Baptisms and Vital Records of Ft. Plain

1865 and later Membership Records of Christian Church at Root

1869-1883 Funerals at Fultonville DRC Church

1871-1873 Baptisms at Fultonville DRC Church

 

Directories

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Amsterdam

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Canajoharie

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Charleston

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Florida

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Glen

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Minden

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Mohawk

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Palatine

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of Root

1869-1870 Business Directory and Gazetteer of the Town of St. Johnsville

1872-1873 Business Directory of Canajoharie

1872-1873 Business Directory of the Town of Mohawk

1872-1873 Business Directory of the Town of St. Johnsville

1891 Directory of Palatine Bridge

1891 Sprakers County Directory

1893 City Directory of Amsterdam located here.

1908-1909 Telephone Directory of Tribes Hill and Fort Hunter

1917 Telephone Directory

1928 Rural Route Directory of Fultonville

1928 Directory of Palatine Bridge

1928 Directory for Town of Root

1939 Farm Directory of Fulton and Montgomery Counties

 

Tax Records

1787-1788 Tax Records of Palatine

 

Miscellaneous Records

1787-1907 Wills Index

1895-1905 "Some" Deaths

1896 Home Almanac of Amsterdam

1917-1918 Voters in St. Johnsville

Early Settlers and Land Grants in Palatine

Herkimer / Montgomery County Military Honor Roll

Military Records at NYGenWeb

 


Nassau County Census Records

(Formed 1899 from Eastern Queens County.)

 

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1900 Federal Census Index & Census Records

1920 Federal Census of Long Island College Hospital

1925 State Census of Long Island Nazareth Trade School

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1665-1707 Wills

1673 Names of Inhabitants of the Town of Hempstead

1706-1790 Wills

1708-1728 Wills

1774-1949 Biographical Directory of the American Congress

 


New York County Census Records

(Formed 1683 - Original County.)

 

1703 Census Records of New York City

1790 Federal Census Index & Census Records (partial)

1860 Federal Census of Castle Garden

1860 Federal Census of Canal Boats at Castle Garden

1860 Federal Census of Castle Garden - Shipping

1860 Federal Census of Governors Island

1870 Federal Census of Ward Island Asylum

1880 Federal Census of New York Juvenile Asylum

1880 Federal Census of New York Juvenile Asylum - House of Reception

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

Surnames starting with:

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1890 New York Police Census of Orphans at the New York Foundling Hospital

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts for the Bronx

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts for Manhattan

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1665-1811 Wills Index

1666-1775 Index to Estate Inventories

1834-1853 23rd Street Presbyterian Church History and Membership Lists

1930 Classified Business Directory of New York City

Biographies of Early New York County Residents

Port of New York City Ship Passenger Lists

 

 

 

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