Hancock, 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 Hancock[2]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library
104 Read Street
Hancock, NY 13783-1147
Phone: 607-637-2519

Hours:
Sunday: closed
Monday: closed
Tuesday: 11am-7pm
Wednesday: 11am-4pm
Thursday: 11am-7pm
Friday: 11am-4pm
Saturday: 2pm-4pm
(Always check for current hours if visiting the library)

Hancock Historical Museum
Exhibits are located in the basement of the: Louise Adelia Read Memorial Library
104 Read Street
The Village of Hancock, NY 13783-1147
Phone: 607-637-2519

Hours:
11-4 PM and 6:30-9:30 PM on Tuesday & Thursday
11-4 PM Wednesday &Friday
2-4 PM Saturday

Special Collections: Bluestone Room Collection of local newspapers on film and original copy

Societies[edit | edit source]

Chohecton-Hancock Historical Association
12 Read Street
The Village of Hancock, NY
Phone: 607-637-2519
Hours: Open by appointment only.

Basket Historical Society of the Upper Delaware River
PO Box 198
Long Eddy, NY 12760
Phone: 845-887-5417

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Melody R. Oliver
661 West Main Street
Hancock, NY 13783
Phone: 607-637-3651

Village Clerk[edit | edit source]

Phyllis Falsetta
85 East Front St.
Hancock, NY 13783
Phone: 607-637-5341

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Hancock, 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]

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 Hancock." Delaware County, NY Genealogy and History Site. http://www.dcnyhistory.org/books/munhank.html, accessed 5 January 2012.

Places[edit | edit source]