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Schenectady County
New York
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County Information
Schenectady County was formed from Albany County in 1809
County Seat: Schenectady
Year Organized: 1809
Square Miles: 210

Courthouse Info:
Schenectady County Clerk
620 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Schenectady County Data

Family Bibles

Published Genealogies

Website Updates:

APRIL 2014, Update #1
BIOS : Theodore Wells Barhydt, Garrett Spitzer, Garrett De Spitzer, Ernestus De Spitzer, Ceilan Milo Spitzer, Aaron Bovee Spitzer, Nicholas Spitzer, J. H. Crane, Andrew Truax, M. D.
BIRTHS - NEWS : Lang, Robson, Schuyler, Oatman, Hargraves, Dixon, Francesco, Carriero, Rafalowski, Lyons, Connell, Eaton, Burch, Waddell, Miller, Lis Parker, Luther, Tankowski, Krom, Brockmyer, Jones
CRIME : Van Alen brothers murder Garrit Steers; Eva Kenska Murdered and Dismembered (1914)
MILITARY SKETCHES : 750 Military Related Sketches
HISTORY : Early county history; Later county history
DIVORCE : Barney and Carrie Snow, Florence and Harry Campbell
NEWS : Runaways and other notices - Volkert Vedder, Eve Fisher, Nathaniel Wright
SCHOOLS : History of Union College
TOWNSHIPS : History of the townships Niskayuna, Glenville, Princetown, Duanesburgh, Rotterdam
PROBATE : Harold McCall Otto, John Bt. Clute, James Peck, Wm. J. and Sarah M'Cartee, Doct. John Brown

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