Genealogy Searches

Office of the County Clerk
Bradford Kendall, County Clerk


Due to limited staffing, this office cannot do genealogy searches as a courtesy.  If we do the work on a business basis, we must charge the fees set by law, which often makes the cost prohibitive.

This office is aware of the following people in Dutchess County who specialize in Genealogy.  They also have access to records of offices other than those available to us.  Their names and addresses are listed below.

          Arthur C. M. Kelly          (all of Dutchess and southern Columbia counties)
          305 Cedar Heights Road
          Rhinebeck, NY   12572
          Tel.: (845) 876-4592

*Specializes in church records, but any ancestry research including newspapers, wills, deeds, etc. can be accommodated.




          Virginia Buechele          (all of Dutchess County and Putnam County)
          P.O. Box 243
          Pleasant Valley, NY   12569
          Tel.: (845) 518-4458




          Valerie LaRobardier        (Dutchess County, Columbia County, Putnam County)
          71 Sand Hill Road
          Dover Plains, NY   12522
          Tel.: (845) 849-6025




          Frank J. Doherty
          181 Freedom Road
          Pleasant Valley, NY   12569




Additional Sources:

          Dutchess County Genealogical Society

          Dutchess County Historical Society

          Dutchess County Latter Day Saints
          (845) 462-2470


Bradford Kendall,County Clerk Bradford Kendall
County Clerk
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