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Genealogic Resources Available at the Museum

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. 



Some of these resources include:


Mrs. Carney at her loom

Municipal records

  • Town Meeting Books 1806 to present (indexed)

  • Goff and Spencer's 1814 Survey of the Town of De Kalb and its residents

  • Census records (transcriptions of most)

  • 1892 census of Richville election district

  • Town Historians scrapbooks (37 volumes indexed)

  • Various scrapbooks by local citizens (30 + indexed)

  • Town cemetery records


Military records

  • NYS Council of appointments 1784-1821 (indexed)

  • 1851 Town of De Kalb Military roll (indexed)

  • Civil War Roster by town clerk


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

Veterans Roster

  • Enrollment of Persons Liable to Military Service Duty in 1862

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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