Yorktown, Westchester County, New York Genealogy

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1761–1873 First Presbyterian Church FHL Film 913463 Item 1 Microreproduction of original records at the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Includes members, marriages, baptisms.
  • 1786–1832 Hanover Presbyterian Church FHL Film 468343 Item 1 Microreproduction of original records at the Presbyterian Historical Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Church records, 1785-1832; Baptisms, 1785-1829; Marriages, 1785-1795.
  • 1787–1864 Mildred E. Struble. Records of the Congregational Church, Yorktown, Westchester County, New York : baptisms, 1833 to 1864, marriages, 1833 to 1863, deaths, 1832-1864, members, 1787-1849 FHL Film 982345 Item 7 and Book 974.7277/Y2 K2s.
  • 1788–1891 Baptist Church FHL Film 2027119 Items 1-4. Microfilm of handwritten ms. at Westchester County Historical Society, Elmsford, New York. Predominently minutes, correspondence, with some mention of approval for baptism and membership.
  • 1806–1865 Presbyterian Church FHL Film 2027119 Item 5. Microfilm of handwritten ms. at Westchester County Historical Society, Elmsford, New York.

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Yorktown Historical Society[1]
PO Box 355
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: 914-962-5722 ext 440

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[2]
Alice E. Rokar
Yorktown Town Hall
363 Underhill Avenue
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: 914-962-5722 ext. 209
Fax: 914-962-6591

Town Historian[edit | edit source]

Town Historian[3]
Doris P. Auser
Town Hall
363 Underhill Avenue
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Phone: 914-962-5722

Town Records[edit | edit source]

To locate additional published and transcribed records for Yorktown, 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.


Vital Records[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Yorktown Historical Society at http://www.yorktownhistory.org/ (accessed 15 December 2011).
  2. About the Town Clerk's Office at http://www.yorktownny.org/townclerk/about-town-clerks-office (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]