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Hello there! You've discovered the Montgomery County NY GenWeb page, part of the New York GenWeb and the US GenWeb Project!

ABOUT US! This deep and detailed site was formerly one half of Herkimer/Montgomery NYGenWeb, a county site of the USGenWeb Project that came on line in September 1996. We are not affiliated with any historical society or library. The depth of our resources after 20+ years is due to the time, effort and caring given by many typing volunteers to help their fellow researchers. Dozens of generous contributors have sent us information, tips and pointers to superb historical resources, and great feedback. Our genealogical offerings are only as good as our visitors' input. If you'd like to contribute some copyright-free resources, volunteer to assist in typing up or coding more material, or are interested in becoming a town editor, please contact the Site Coordinator. Don't let the "paper wrapping" fool you - this is a deep GenWeb site, offering hundreds of files of great articles as well as many photos. Enjoy exploring our free resources, and happy ancestral hunting!



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Montgomery County Towns
Amsterdam Canajoharie Charleston Florida Glen
Minden Mohawk Palatine Root St. Johnsville

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QUERIES - We've Got Lots of Them

Submit and View Montgomery County Queries Boards

Archived Queries: queries submitted before August 26, 1998

SURNAME CENTRAL: local surnames submitted by our visitors.

A - B   C - D   E - G    H - K   L - M   N - R   S - T   U - Z

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MONTGOMERY'S ILLUSTRIOUS HISTORY: general history of the county.

MEET YOUR ANCESTORS...UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL: local ancestral tributes, biographies, family histories & sketches, and short books, all contributed by site visitors and volunteers.

VITAL RECORDS AND OTHER LISTS: what you see is what we have on hand.

MILITARY HISTORY: our military section is HUGE! And it's taking a while to link it all back into this new site! But we have tons of Revolutionary War, Civil War and other regimental rosters, area Military Honor Rolls, lots of articles of local interest, and well-chosen links to sites of historical military interest.

CENSUS: transcriptions of early county censuses

OBITS BULLETIN BOARD: Part 1   Part 2   Part 3   Part 4   Part 5   Part 6   Part 7   Part 8   Part 9   Part 10   Part 11   Part 12   Part 13   Part 14   Part 15   Part 16   Part 17   Part 18   Part 19   Part 20

ASK YOUR COUSINS: books we own, look-ups and special assistance from other researchers.

THE OAK-PANELED LIBRARY: books we don't own but your library may have, including Family History Center books and microfilms, and several links to commercial resources and sites.

LINKS WE LIKE: our large links list contains general research aids, current and historical county links, great military history links, maps, commercial and tourism resources - and some fun stuff. Most of your non-genealogy questions can be answered in this section!


WILLS AND DEEDS BULLETIN BOARD: Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5-->  Part 6

County Coordinator: Lisa Slaski

I would like to thank all those who have previously contributed to this site, first to our previous County Coordinators: Martha Magill (1997-2017), and Rex Stevensen (1996-1997)

Second to those contributors who donated many items and a lot of time, including Town and Village Coordinators, and Contributing Editors (if I'm missing someone, please let me know - I'm sure there's many!): Joyce Berry; Sandi Burns; Judy Dolanski; Skip Duett; Jon Franchino; Douglas Ingalls; Carl Kruger; Tammy Lunkenheimer; Bonnie Monahan; Kenneth Mowers; Allyn Hess Perry; Pete Simmonds; Joan Veeder; Jerome A. Walrath.

And last to everyone who donated to the site, through individual contributions, small snipets of information, and other content, all of which has created this wonderful large site over the years!

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