Greene County Historical Society and 
Vedder Memorial Research Library

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Librarian:                        Raymond Beecher

Mailing Address:            90 County Road 42, Coxsackie, NY 12051


Hours:                             Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10:00am to 4:00pm
                                        Every Saturday of each month 9:00am to 12:00pm
                                        Closed for two weeks over the Christmas period - call for dates

Phone:                             (518) 731-1033


Available Records:

State Censuses of Greene
1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, 1905, 1915, 1925

Federal Censuses of
County:               1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870,
                                         1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930

Quaker Census:               1828

Probate  Records:             1800 to 1920 (1921 to present are located in the
                                         Greene County Courthouse)

Newspaper Extractions   
Vital Statistics             1792-1922, second half 1933   
Windham Journal, Catskill Examiner, Catskill
                                         Recorder, Catskill Messenger, Catskill 
                                         Republican, Catskill Democrat, Catskill Packet,
                                         Catskill Recorder and Democrat

Newspapers on 
Greenville Local (1884-1917), Cairo Herald (1924-1967)
                                         Catskill Record (1807-1895, 1987-1900, 1902-1905),  
                                         Catskill Examiner (1858-1938), Western Constellation (1800-1805)
                                          Windham Daily Journal (1857-1949)

Funeral Home Records:   Deane and Deane (1885-1940), Millspaugh (1926-1940)
                                         Stevens (1888-1891), Brady (1890-1935) 

Family Files:                    Large selection of family file folders full of
                                         material pertinent to the family name (copies
                                         of DAR applications, letters from other
                                         researchers, family trees, newspaper clippings

Books:                              Large selection of resource material pertaining
                                        to local and county historical and genealogical
                                        material. Material from surrounding counties is
                                        also available. 

Cemetery Records:           From throughout Greene County 

Church records:               From throughout Greene County

Notes:                              This is a non-circulating library, however there
                                        are many original documents, including letters
                                        from Greene County individuals, on site. The
                                        local volunteer librarians are very helpful and
                                        assist the researcher in locating materials of
                                        interest to their search.

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