Genealogy societies of New York State

There are several genealogy societies throughout New York State that can be very useful to you in researching ancestors of the different regions.

In this blog, periodically we will feature different genealogy societies in New York State and the benefits of membership for each group.

We will begin by featuring the Capital District Genealogical Society, located in Albany. One of the missions of the society is to provide help to those seeking information via queries on relatives and/or family who in the past had connections to the Capital District and adjacent counties.

This society covers the following counties:
Albany County
Columbia County
Fulton County
Greene County
Montgomery County
Rensselaer County
Saratoga County
Schenectady County
Schoharie County
Washington County

Membership is $15 a year and includes a newsletter. Members are entitled to unlimited queries in the newsletter.

The society also has two items for sale: 1854 Albany County Map on CD-ROM for $15.00 and 1855 New York State Albany County Census on CD-ROM for $20.

For more information about the society, go to:
www.capitaldistrictgenealogicalsociety.org.

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