White Plains, Westchester County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

  • 1793–1864 Methodist Episcopal Church FHL film 18023. Includes indexes to baptisms and marriages. Contains baptisms with birth dates, 1793-1864; marriages, 1795-1864. Includes records of the New Rochelle and White Plains Charge. The official name of this church is First Methodist Episcopal Church (White Plains, New York).
  • 1895–1996 St. Matthew's Lutheran Church FHL film 2030848. Microfilm of records at Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church, White Plains, New York. Text in German and English. Baptisms, 1895-1923; Confirmations Marriages, 1895-1923; Baptisms, 1923-1948; Confirmations Marriages, 1924-1948; Funerals, 1924-1948; Baptisms, 1948-1995; Marriages, 1949-1995; Funerals, 1949-1996.

City Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for White Plains, Westchester 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.


Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Local History Collection[1]
White Plains Public Library
100 Martine Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-422-1480
Fax: 914-422-1462

Societies[edit | edit source]

City Clerk[edit | edit source]

City Clerk[2]
255 Main Street
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-422-1227

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City Historian[edit | edit source]

City Archivist[3]
Elaine Massena
100 Martine Avenue
255 Main Street (mailing address)
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone: 914-422-1450
Email: webpo@ci.white-plains.ny.us

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Local History Collection at http://www.wppl.lib.ny.us/collections/local_history/ (accessed 15 December 2011).
  2. City of White Plains at http://www.cityofwhiteplains.com/ (accessed 13 December 2011).
  3. Elizabeth Petty Bentley, County Courthouse Book, 3rd ed. (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Pub., 2009), 499. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D24bena 2009.

Places[edit | edit source]