Religious Records

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The NYG&B possesses religious records from dozens of New York State churches of various denominations, generally containing baptism, marriage and death records, many of which were transcribed by Royden Woodward Vosburgh (1875-1931). Also see our Collections Series for records of the New Amsterdam/New York Dutch Church, and Research Aids for additional information about religious records.

Holdings include:

  • Records of Christ Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City, NY, Vol. 1-2

  • Records of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at Manorton, in the Town of Livingston, Columbia County, NY, Vol. 2

  • Records of St. Mark's Church in the Bowery, New York City

  • Records of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Town of Berne, Albany County, NY, Vol. 1-2

  • Records of the Clove Dutch Reformed Church of Clove Valley, Wantage, Sussex County, New Jersey (Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Vol. VIII)

  • Records of the Congregational Church and Society of New Canaan at Canaan Four Corners in the Town of Canaan, Columbia County, NY

  • Records of the First Baptist Church of Springfield in Springfield Center, Otsego County, NY

  • Records of The First Lutheran Church in the City of Albany, NY, Vol. 1-2

  • Records of the First Presbyterian Church in the City of Albany, NY

  • Records of the First Presbyterian Church of Canaan

  • Records of The First Presbyterian Church of Lansingburgh in the Town of Lansingburgh, Rensselaer County, NY, Vol. 2

  • Records of the First Presbyterian Church of Stamford in the Village and Town of Stamford, Delaware County, NY

  • Records of the First Presbyterian Church of West Galway in the Town of Perth, Fulton County, NY (originally the First Presbyterian Church in Galloway

  • Records of the First Presbyterian Church of Whitesboro in the Town of Whitestown, Oneida County, NY

  • Records of the First Reformed Dutch Church at Glen in the Town of Glen, Montgomery County, NY (formerly the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church at Charleston)

  • Records of the First Reformed Dutch Church of Coxsackie, Vol. 1

  • Records of the Madison Avenue Reformed Church in the City of New York, Vol. 1-2

  • Records of the Paris Religious Society in the Town of Paris, Oneida County, NY

  • Records of the Park Presbyterian Church of Troy, NY

  • Records of the Presbyterian Church of Cooperstown in Otsego County, NY

  • Records of the Presbyterian Church, Newtown (now Elmhurst), Queens County, Long Island, NY (Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Vol. VIII)

  • Records of the Presbyterian Congregation of Harpersfield, in the Town of Harpersfield, Delaware County, NY

  • Records of the Protestant Presbyterian Congregation of Cambridge in the Village of Cambridge, Washington County, NY

  • Records of the Protestant Reformed Dutch Church of Leeds, in the Town of Catskill, Greene County, NY

  • Records of the Reformed Church in the Village of Gilboa, Schoharie County, NY (formerly the Reformed Dutch Church in Dyse's Manor, in the Town of Broome) and Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in Blenheim, in the Old Village of Blenheim, Schoharie County, NY

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church and of the Presbyterian Church at Smithfield, Pennsylvania (Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Vol. VIII)

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church at Greenwich in the City of New York

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in Oak Hill in the Town of Durham, Greene County, NY

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Beaver Dam in the Town of Berne, Albany County, NY

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Kakiat

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Kinderhook in Kinderhook, Columbia County, NY, Vol. 1-2

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Kiskatom in the Town of Catskill, Greene County, NY

  • Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of Stone Arabia in the Town of Palatine, Montgomery County, NY, Vol. 1

  • Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church in the Town of Nassau, Rensselaer County, NY

  • Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Florida, in the Village of Minaville, Town of Florida, Montgomery County, NY and Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Duanesburgh, 1798-1804

  • Records of the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Herkimer in the Town of Herkimer, Herkimer County, NY

  • Records of the Round Top Lutheran Church in the town of Pine Plains, Dutchess County, NY

  • Records of the Second Street Presbyterian Church in the City of Troy, Rensselaer County, NY

  • Records of the Society of Clinton, a Congregational Church in the Village of Clinton, in the Town of Kirkland, Oneida County, NY

  • Records of the South Reformed Dutch Church in Garden Street, in the City of New York

  • Records of the St. John's Episcopal Church in the Village of Johnstown, Fulton County, NY

  • Records of the United Presbyterian Church at West Charlton, in the Town of Charlton, Saratoga County, NY

  • Records of the United Presbyterian Church in the Town of Florida, Montgomery County, NY

  • Records pertaining to the First Presbyterian Church in the City of Oswego, NY

  • Register of Marriages (1815-1853) and Baptisms (1816-1831), Canal Street Presbyterian Church, Manhattan, New York

  • Scipio Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, 1795-1834

  • St. John's Church, Tuckahoe, NY, 1853-1939

  • St. Peter's Church, Auburn, N.Y. Baptismal Records, 1801-1863

  • Staten Island Church Records (Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Vol. IV)

  • An Inventory of Manhattan Records from the Archives of the Episcopal Diocese of New York at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine NEW