DeKalb New York Historians Office
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At the De Kalb, NY, Office of the Historian, there are many resources availble. Some have been indexed for easier access. We also have all of the various local and county histories from our area as well as an extensive photograph collection, store account books, letters, diaries, land contracts, etc. Tour the Museum online.

Some of the resources include:

Municipal records:

Military records :

  • NYS Council of appointments 1784-1821 (indexed)
  • 1851 Town of De Kalb Military roll (indexed)
  • Civil War Roster by town clerk
  • Veterans Roster
  • Enrollment of Persons Liable to Military Service Duty in 1862

Church records :

  • De Kalb circuit of the Methodist Episcopal Church 1872-1934
  • Two volumes (indexed).
  • Records of the Richville and North Gouverneur Methodist Church 1906-1954(indexed)
  • Presbyterian records of Reverend Bowering (indexed)
  • St Henry's RC Church of De Kalb Junction

Vital Statistics :

  • 1847 to 1849 and 1881 to 1907, 1932 (indexed)
  • Misc. records collected by Floyd Walrath
  • Card file of Vital records 1815- 1930 from old abstractors files


  • 1872 St Lawrence county
  • 1918 American Agriculturalist St. Lawrence county
  • Birthday calendars and phone books.
  • Miscellaneous School district records.

Family Bibles:

  • Hills
  • MacIntyre
  • Woods.
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