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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

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My name is Mary Kay, your Schenectady County Host,
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.


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CITIES, TOWNS AND VILLAGES
Cities: Schenectady
Villages: Delanson and Scotia
Hamlets: Alplaus, East Glenville and Quaker Street
Census Designated Places: Duane Lake and Mariaville Lake
Towns: Duanesburg, Glenville, Niskayuna, Princetown and Rotterdam

Schenectady County Data
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Census
Church News & Histories
Court and Crime
Directories
Divorces
Family Bibles & Genealogies
County History
Marriages
Military
Military Sketches
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People
School News
Wills & Probate
Business News & Ads

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SEPTEMBER 2017
OBITS: Elizabeth Quackenboss, Charles Quackenbush, Caleb Allen, Mrs. Wm. Amer
BUSINESSES: J. H. Crane, W. E. Van Delsen, W. E. Walker & James W. Mairs, John J. Hart
MARRIAGE: McIntire-Lovett, McMichael-Morrison, Bristol-Morrison
PEOPLE: Petrus Groot
NEWS-BIRTHDAYS: E. Frisbee, Mary Vroman
NEWS-ILLNESS: Rita Blauvelt, Irving Frederleks

AUGUST 2017
OBITS: John H. Meier, Anna Monteith, Thomas Manners, John M. Mason, William McClymon, Jane McClure, McCue Child, George McGowan, Joseph Martin, Eve McCamus, James McMichael, Nathaniel Millard, Child of Richard Miller, Samuel Muir
BIOS: Jacob Janse Schermerhorn, Cornelius Slingerland, Teunis Cornelise Swart, Isaac Cornelise Swits
MARRIAGES: Banker-Van Slyck, Van Santvoord-Pruyn, Van Housen-Clute, Van Slyke-Edwards

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