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Association of Professional Genealogists

Genealogical research queries:
- Most genealogical organizations are staffed by volunteers, and unless otherwise indicated, they prefer to receive written queries by mail.
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- Your question may be answered by one of their publications, or you may request to have your query published in their newsletters.

  • Genealogical Records in the Orange County Clerk's Office - Note: This talk was given before Hurricane Irene. The County Clerk's Office has been relocated to the Parry Building, 4 Glenmere Cove Road (off of Quarry Road), Goshen, NY 10924, Phone: (845) 291-2690, Fax: (845) 291-2691, Hours: Monday thru Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.      

Official copies of deeds are available from the Orange County Clerk’s Office for a fee. For more information, visit   

Orange County Wills & Administrations: 

Local Organizations providing Genealogical Assistance for Research in Orange County:

    Rockland County was formerly part of Orange County. See also:

    Parts of Ulster County are now part of Orange County. See also:  


    New York State Records:  

    Military Records: