ALBANY & EASTERN NEW YORK GENEALOGY
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New York Probate Records Before 1787 (Harry Macy, Jr. /NYG&B) A good history of the laws affecting
wills, and places to look for the wills. Also look at these. Part 1 Part 2
Wills of New York State (W. David Samuelsen) Choose a county. Beware of errors in historical information
such as dates, and the county from which another county was split.
Index to Albany Co. Books of Wills, Volumes 5-21, 1817-1869 (Darin Flansburg) 2977 names. This has
more than doubled in size since the previous revision.
Albany Co. Will Index 1629-1852 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators. Beware of spelling
and other errors. Includes links to 32 or more online wills. Newer Wills Older Wills (mostly pre-1800)
Will of Philip Schuyler, 1804, Albany, NY plus 1805 Chancery Decree (Leslie B. Potter /USGenWeb)
Will of Samuel Arentse Bradt (Debbie Warren Cupp) Written 26 Apr 1791.
Will of Jan Franz Van Hoesen (Ruth Piwonka) Written 1665. Highly unusual.
Will of William McCullogh, Town of Bethlehem, proved 28 Dec 1827 (Dorothy "Dot" Clark)
Will of David Esselstyn (Susan Mulvey) Written 15 Jan 1748. Renslar, Van Duese, Van Nes, Stevenson.
Will of John J. Van Valkenburgh, recorded 7 Feb 1879 (Jane Williams Wood)
Will of James Van Valkenburgh, 9 Mar 1835 (Jane Williams Wood)
Will of Samuel Wilbor, 4 Nov 1817 (Jane Williams Wood)
Will of Adam Van Alen, 17 Oct 1748 (Jane Williams Wood)
Will of John Davis (David Rogers) Written 15 Mar 1814. Davis, Babcock, Somers, Chapin
Will of John Keeney, 31 Mar 1809 (Karyl Hubbard) Bolles, Stoddard, Van Buren.
Columbia Co. Will Index 1786-1839, 1864-85 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators.
Beware of spelling and other errors. Includes links to 20 online wills. Click here. | A-G | H-Q | R-Z |
Greene Co. Will Index 1800-1881, 1902-1906 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators.
Beware of spelling and other errors. Includes link to 1 online will. Click here. | A-G | H-R | S-Z
Abstracts of Greene Co. Wills and Surrogate Records (1802-1860) (nygreen2)
LDS Microfilms: Wills and Letters of Administration, 1787-1922 (Leita Brown)
Montgomerey Co. Will Index 1787-1901 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators.
Beware of spelling and other errors. Includes links to 44 online wills.
Click here. | A-C | D-G | H-L | M-R | S-Z |
Wills (4) Gottman, Lingenfelter, Slack
Rensselaer Co. Will Index 1791-1840 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators. Beware
of spelling and other errors. Includes links to 52 online wills. Click here. | A-K | L-Z |
Wills of some Rensselaer Co. Residents (NYGenWeb)
Rensselaer Co. Early Wills (10), pre-1866 (Barb Baxter)
Will of John Simpson - probated 26 Dec 1860 (Timothy Simpson)
Will of Jonathan Devereaux - dated 29 Sep 1802 (Gwendolyn Plyler)
Probate Abstracts #1 (Barbara Jeffries) There are two separate, alphabetized lists on this webpage.
Probate Abstracts #2 (Barbara Jeffries) CAUTION: There are 3 separate alphabetical lists on this
webpage, not just the two that are mentioned in the note at the top of the page. To view, click HERE.
Probate Abstracts #3 (Barbara Jeffries)
Saratoga Co. Will Index 1799-1921 (W. David Samuelsen) Names & residences of testators. Beware of
spelling and other errors. Includes links to 93 wills online.
Click here. | A-BO | BR-CO | CR-FI | FL-HE | HI-LL | LO-M | N-RI | RO-SQ | ST-V | W-Z |
Wills (7) (USGenWeb)
Schenectady Co. Will Index 1809-1917 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators. Beware of
spelling and other errors. Includes links to 23 online wills. Click here. | A-C | D-H | I-M | N-S | T-Z |
Wills (4) (USGenWeb)
Wills (10) (Schenectady Co. Public Library)
Will of Simon Johannes Veeder (Debbie Warren Cupp) Written 19 Mar 1785.
Schoharie Co. Will Index 1795-1903 (W. David Samuelsen) Names and residences of testators. Beware of
spelling and other errors. Includes links to 52 online wills. Click here. | A-E | F-L | M-S | T-Z |
Old Schoharie Co. Wills (NYGenWeb)
Wills (4) (USGenWeb)
Land Records: History of, and How to Use Them (Linda Haas Davenport) Several connected pages.
of Terms Found in Deeds (Linda Haas Davenport)
City of Albany Deeds (Cliff Lamere) 24 names mentioned in 2 deeds.
Deeds and Wills of the Snyder / Schneider Family (Kimberly Grimes) 6 deeds and 4 wills arranged in
chronological order to prove the family's genealogy.
Deed of Stalicher & Reining & Gardenier & Jones & McCagg to Jones W. Phelps - 1882 (Susan Mulvey)
Deed of Benajah Slack - 28 Aug 1787 (Mary Slack Maynard /USGenWeb)
Columbia Co. Patents 1667-1793 & Formation of the Towns of the County (NYGenWeb)
Some Patents & Deeds (Royden Woodward Vosburgh) Pages 2-13.
Deeds (6) (USGenWeb) Slack, Lowden and Fountain
LDS Microfilms: Deeds, 1772-1935 & Deed Indexes 1772-1921 (Leita Brown)
Deed of John & Maria Proper to John Jekel - 1854 (Joe Yakel)
Schenectady Co. Deeds (c. 1708 - c. 1860) (Schenectady Co. Historical Society)
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