If you have seen an interesting link about Hamilton county or have genealogical info about Hamilton county people on your own pages that you think others
would like to see on this page, please send them to the site coordinator
Other GenWeb sites:
USGenWeb Main Page - links to other USGenWeb projects (Archives, Census, Tombstone, etc.) can be found here.
Hamilton County Newspapers:
Hamilton County Newspapers - on microfilm at the New York State Library in Albany
Hamilton County Newspapers - on microfilm at all libraries, as known by the NYS Library in Albany
Current online newspaper:
Hamilton County Express - Lake Pleasant, NY
Adirondack Journal - Warrensburg / Lake George, NY
The Leader-Herald - Gloversville, NY
The Recorder Online - Amsterdam, NY
Searchable Historic Newspapers:
NYS Historic Newspaper Project
Fulton NY Postcards - don't let the title fool you, this site has tons of searchable, historical NYS newspapers.
Hamilton County Book Lists, Libraries and Museums:
NYS Off-line Resources
Capital District Libraries Council
Adirondack Museum Library
Mohawk Valley and Southern Adirondack Library System Catalog
Town of Indian Lake Library
Town of Inlet Public Library
Long Lake Library
Racquette Lake Free Library
NYS Public Library at Albany
Adirondack Research Library
Onondaga County Public Library (Syracuse)
Mid-York Library System (Herkimer, Oneida and Madison counties)
Mohawk Valley Library Association (Fulton, Montgomery, Schenectady and Schoharie counties)
Research Topics for Hamilton county:
Hamilton County Poorhouse History - this is a relatively new site (at least to me), but they are putting together some very good information. As Hamilton county remained attached to Montgomery county until 1838 and then to Fulton county until circa 1847, it's also worth viewing their poorhouse history pages as well.
Adirondack Mountains - includes history, photos and many other topics!
Fire Tower Stories
NYS Forest Rangers
History of Hamilton County - from Hope Farm Press (a link to their site)
Indian Lake NY - A History - The town historian's, Bill Zullo, website - This site has a lot of genealogical information on Indian Lake families!
St. Hubert's Isle and Church of the Good Shepherd - a wonderful site with lots of history and photos of the Raquette Lake area!
New York State Railroad Stations
Hamilton County Will Testators Index Online from Sampubco
New York State Historical Maps - many NY maps showing Hamilton county info.
Historic Map Works
New York State Census
Finding Treasure's in the US Federal Census
City Directories of the US
General Tools and Resources:
Perpetual Calendar: determine the day of the week for a specific date for any year.
Free Forms for Genealogy Research - from www.familysearch.org
Census Online: Links to online census data
Local Genealogical Research Guides:
Guide to Albany Area Genealogical Resources - includes info about NYS vital records research and on the NYS Public Library and Archives in Albany (two of the best on-site resources in NY)
National Archives and Records Administration Genealogy Page
National Association of Counties: Hamilton County
Adirondack Regional Chamber
Adirondack Speculator Region Chamber - includes some photos of the area
General Genealogical Resources (some are fee based sites):
Ancient Faces - An interesting site where you can share old photos, recipes, and family stories
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Family Search from LDS
Genealogy Links from the University of Southern Florida
American Ancestors - by New England Historic and Genealogical Society
Todd Shermans List of Genealogical Sites
Sons of the American Revolution - has a nice genealogy links page
Daughters of the American Revolution
New and Used Books:
Abe Books - searches lots of used book sellers
Higginson Book Company
Hope Farm Press - shopping cart with list of books available
Websites of Our Visitors!
Preachers and the Pirate, Warkentin & Draper Family History, an excellent website for this family by Kenneth Warkentin which includes a Carpenter line that resided in Hope twp!
The Donald M. Murdocks of Chittenango, NY, from Donald Murdock. Includes some great info on the Murdock and Matteson families of Inlet, NY.