Colchester, Delaware County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Additional Sources:
Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History: The History of Delaware County[1] - The Town of Colchester[2]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

William B. Ogden Free Library
42 Gardiner Place
Walton, NY 13856-1399
Phone: (607) 865-5929

Hours:
Sunday: closed
Monday: 2pm-8pm
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-8pm
Thursday: 2pm-8pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
(If visiting library, always call for current hours)

William B. Ogden Free Library is part of a four county library system involving Broome, Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego Counties.


Colchester Reading Center
Town Hall
72 Tannery Road
PO Box 321
Downsville, NY 13755
Phone: (607) 363-7169
Fax: (607) 363-7164

Societies[edit | edit source]

Delaware County Historical Association
46549 State Hwy 10
Delhi, NY 13753
Phone: (607) 746-3849
Email: dcha@delhi.net

Colchester Historical Society
PO Box 112
Downsville, NY 13755
Phone: (607) 363-7169

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Julie B. Townsend
P.O. Box 321
Downsville, NY 13755
Phone: 607-363-7169

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Jane Flannery
P.O. Box 336
Downsville, NY 13755
Phone: 607-363-2212

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Colchester, Delaware 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]

Death[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Munsell, W.W. "The History of Delaware County." Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site. http://www.dcnyhistory.org/munsell.html, accessed 4 January 2012.
  2. Munsell, W.W. "The History of Delaware County - The Town of Colchester." Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site. http://www.dcnyhistory.org/books/muncol.html, accessed 4 January 2012.

Places[edit | edit source]